COUNTY OF PLACER

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2014

SUMMARY ACTION

9:00 a.m.

 

Jack Duran, District 1, Chairman                                                                          David Boesch, County Executive

Robert Weygandt, District 2                                             Holly Heinzen, Chief Assistant County Executive Officer

Jim Holmes, District 3                                                                                        Gerald O. Carden, County Counsel

Kirk Uhler, District 4, Vice Chairman                                                                      Ann Holman, Clerk of the Board

Jennifer Montgomery, District 5                                                                                                                                 

County Administrative Center, 175 Fulweiler Avenue, Auburn, CA  95603

 

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MEETING LOCATION:

North Tahoe Event Center

8318 North Lake Boulevard

Kings Beach, CA  96143

 

9:00 a.m.

 

FLAG SALUTE – Led by Supervisor Montgomery.

 

STATEMENT OF MEETING PROCEDURES - Read by Clerk.

 

PUBLIC COMMENT – 1) Robert Oldham, MD/MSHA, Public Health Officer/Medical Director, addressed concerns about the EBOLA virus.  2) Ray Garland, President of Highlands Homeowners Association, and speaking on behalf of the Dollar Point Association, advising residents are in favor of moving forward with the Dollar Creek Shared Use Bike Trail; however urged the County to consider alternatives sites for relocation of the Burton Creek County facilities.  3) 3) Jon Shanser, representing the Friends of Squaw Valley, stated his group had two concerns regarding the Squaw Valley Project: size and scale; and over-development.  4) Dean Headley, Dollar Point resident, 5) Ellie Waller, Tahoe Vista resident, spoke about the Martis Camp Beach Shack approved Change in Use.  Ms. Waller also requested staff have a presentation on the Justice Center downselect process before the December 14th Tahoe Conservancy meeting where the Firestone property will be discussed.  6) Bob Duffield, General Manager of the Chinquapin Homeowners Association (located on Dollar Hill), said the property was purchased and put into the hands of the NTPUD for recreation purposes.  The Association is in full support of a bike trail on the Firestone property and would appreciate an open process.  7) Tuck Wilson, Squaw Valley resident, said the County has made it unnecessary for any applicant to go through the variance process, denying the property rights of adjacent property owners.

 

SUPERVISOR’S COMMITTEE REPORTS – None.

 

TIMED ITEMS TO BE DISCUSSED AT THE TIME SHOWN

 

 9:15 a.m.

 1.   COUNTY EXECUTIVE/ADMINISTRATION

a.    Presentation regarding Placer County Town Centers Investment Incentives Strategy

1.    Received a presentation on initial findings of the Placer County Town Centers Investment Incentives Strategy and provided input and direction to staff regarding next steps.

 

DEPARTMENT ITEMS TO BE CONSIDERED FOR ACTION AS TIME ALLOWS

 

DEPARTMENT ITEMS:

 2.   ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES/PROCUREMENT

a.    Approve Budget Revision, Sheriff

1.    Approved a budget revision and amend the Fiscal Year 2014-15 Master Fixed Asset List in the amount of $24,000 to cover increased vehicle purchase costs and for the purchase of currently budgeted Chevrolet Tahoe police vehicles from Proceeds From Sale of Capital Assets (8750) to Fixed Asset (4451), in the Sheriff-Coroner-Marshal’s Office FY 2014-15 Budget.

MOTION Weygandt/Uhler/Unanimous

AYES: Duran, Weygandt, Holmes, Uhler, Montgomery

 

2.    Approved the award of competitive Bid No. 10393 to Winner Chevrolet of Elk Grove, CA for the purchase of twelve Chevrolet Tahoe police vehicles in the total amount of $402,048, funded by the Sheriff-Coroner-Marshal’s Office FY 2014-15 budget with no new County cost, and authorized the Purchasing Manager to sign the resulting purchase order and related documents.

MOTION Holmes/Weygandt/Unanimous

AYES: Duran, Weygandt, Holmes, Uhler, Montgomery

 

b.    Award Purchase Order, Public Works

1.    Approved the award of a negotiated purchase order to SnoQuip Inc. of West Sacramento, CA, for the purchase of one Larue T70 self-propelled snow blower in the total amount of $551,066, funded by the Road Fund with no new net County cost, and authorized the Purchasing Manager to sign the resulting purchase order and related documents.

MOTION Montgomery/Weygandt  VOTE 4:0 (Uhler temporarily absent)

AYES: Duran, Weygandt, Holmes, Montgomery

ABSENT: Uhler

 

 3.   COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT RESOURCE AGENCY

a.    Update, Tahoe Area Projects

1.       Received an update on various Tahoe Area Projects. No Board action is requested.

 

b.    Tahoe Basin Area Plan Update, Status update.  (formerly Tahoe Basin Community Plan Update)

1.       Tahoe Basin Area Plan Update – Status update.  No Board action is requested.

 

 4.   FACILITY SERVICES/PROPERTY MANAGEMENT

a.    Placer County Fair Association Agreement, Fourth Amendment

1.       Authorized the Chairman to execute the Fourth Amendment to the Operating Agreement between the County of Placer and the Placer County Fair Association to modify assignment provisions in the Operating Agreement for the Placer County Fairgrounds at 800 All America City Boulevard in Roseville, with no net County cost.

2.    Approved a loan of up to $100,000 to the Placer County Fair Association, and directed staff to return to your Board with a Funding Agreement to implement this direction, at a budgeted net County cost of up to $100,000.

MOTION Holmes/Weygandt/Unanimous

AYES: Duran, Weygandt, Holmes, Uhler, Montgomery

 

 5.   COUNTY EXECUTIVE/ADMINISTRATION

a.    Presentation regarding Tahoe Prosperity Center

1.    Received a presentation updating the Board on the status of the Tahoe Prosperity Center.

 

b.    Approval of Proposed North Lake Tahoe Resort Association Infrastructure Account Expenditures

1.    Approved a proposed North Lake Tahoe Resort Association infrastructure account expenditure for the design, permitting and construction phases of the Commons Beach Sand Replacement Project, up to $30,000; Kings Beach Gateway and Boardwalk planning, $150,000; Kings Beach Public Pier Concept Planning, $25,000; Martis Valley Bike Trail Phase 2 construction, $250,000; North Tahoe Shared Use Trail planning, $100,000; and The Stages at Northstar, $96,000, funded by the Lake Tahoe Tourism and Promotions Fund and at no net county cost.

MOTION Montgomery/Weygandt/Unanimous

AYES: Duran, Weygandt, Holmes, Uhler, Montgomery

 

c.    Presentation, Squaw Valley Museum Development Site Options

1.    Received a presentation by County staff and Squaw Valley Museum Foundation regarding development site options.

MOTION Uhler/Holmes/Unanimous, directing staff to evaluate the use of a part of the county’s Squaw Creek Park property for a winter sports museum proposed by the Foundation, and whether or not it is in the best interest of the County to allow a lease of a portion of the park property to the Foundation to provide the opportunity to operate a museum there and allow for this evaluation to move the process forward.

AYES: Duran, Weygandt, Holmes, Uhler, Montgomery

 

d.    Presentation, North Lake Tahoe Resort Association Semi-Annual Marketing Report

1.    Received a presentation by the North Lake Tahoe Resort Association regarding the Semi-Annual Marketing Report.

 

 6.   COUNTY COUNSEL/CLOSED SESSION REPORT

(A)    §54956.9 – CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL

1.    Existing Litigation (Government Code §54956.9(d)(1):

(a)   County of Placer v. Martha E. Romero, et al., Placer County Superior Court Case No.:  SCV0034538; and ProCentury Insurance Company v. Martha E. Romero, et al., U.S.D.C. Central District Case No. 5:15-CV-01158-VAP-SPx – The Board heard a report from Counsel and gave direction to Counsel.

(b)   Fernando Abaco, Ester Abaco v. County of Placer, et al.,   Placer County Superior Court Case No.:  SCV0034909 – The Board heard a status report.

 

CONSENT AGENDA  – Consent Agenda approved with action as indicated.

MOTION Holmes/Montgomery/Unanimous

VOTE: Duran, Weygandt, Holmes, Uhler, Montgomery

 

 7.   ORDINANCES – Second reading:

a.    Assessor, Escape Assessment/Low Value Appraisal Units

1.    Ordinance 5756-B adopted asserting the County Board of Supervisors’ authority under Revenue and Taxation Code Section 531.9, establishing an exemption for escape assessments of low value appraisal units where the resulting amount of taxes due would be less than the cost of assessing and collecting.

 

 8.   BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

a.    Minutes

1.    Approved minutes of September 23, 2014.

 

 9.   CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION

a.    Appointment of Personnel Director

1.    Approved the appointment of Lori Walsh to the position of Personnel Director.

 

10.  CLAIMS AGAINST THE COUNTY

1.     Rejected the following claims, as recommended by the offices of County Counsel and Risk Management.

a.       14-082, Tovar, Anahi Corona Moya de, Unknown, (Bodily Injury)

b.       14-083, Tovar, Andrea, Unknown, (Bodily Injury)

c.        14-084, Tovar, Alvin, Unknown, (Bodily Injury)

d.       14-085, Elias Esparza, $6,000,000.00, (Bodily Injury)

 

11.  COMMITTEES & COMMISSIONS

a.    Squaw Valley Design Review Committee

1.    Approved the appointment of David Stepner to Seat #1, and Peter Werbel to Seat #2, as requested by Supervisor Montgomery.

 

12.  COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT RESOURCE AGENCY

a.    Quartz Ridge Property Title Conveyance to the Quartz Ridge Family Apartments, L.P.

1.    Resolution 2014-214 adopted authorizing the County Executive Officer to execute the grant deed and all necessary escrow documents to convey title of the Quartz Ridge Property located at 360 Silver Bend Way, Auburn, to the Quartz Ridge Family Apartments, L.P.

There is no net County cost associated with this action.

 

b.    Legal Services Consultant Contract with Burke, Williams & Sorensen, LLP.

1.       Approved a Blanket Purchase Order for $20,000 with Burke, Williams & Sorensen, LLP for legal services, with no new net County cost, and

2.       Authorized the Purchasing Manager to sign the Blanket Purchase Order.

 

c.    North Tahoe and Tahoe City Design Review Committees

1.    Resolution 2014-215 adopted dissolving the North Tahoe and Tahoe City Design Review Committees and forming a combined Tahoe Basin Design Review Committee.

There is no net County cost associated with this action.

 

13.  COUNTY EXECUTIVE/ADMINISTRATION

a.    First Amendment to the Fiscal year 2014-15 North Lake Tahoe Resort Association Contract

1.    Approved the First Amendment to the FY 2014-15 North Lake Tahoe Resort Association contract to allocate $182,670.85 in FY 2013-14 Transient Occupancy Tax Fund balance, $121,170.85 to the Infrastructure Account to be held in the County Treasury for allocation to future capital projects, $36,500 for Marketing purposes to the Resort Association, and $25,000 toward completion of an update to the County’s Tourism Development Master Plan, at no new net cost to the County.

 

b.    Merit - The Board approved a 5% merit increase for:

1.    Kristina Shramek, Deputy County Counsel IV, Grade 469 Step 4 at $63.50 per hour, to Grade 469 Step 5 at $66.67 per hour, effective October 4, 2014.

 

14.  COUNTY EXECUTIVE/EMERGENCY SERVICES

a.    Final approval of re-appropriation of Title III discretionary funds from the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008 as follows:

1.    Re-appropriated the remaining $14,000 BOS approved use of Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008 Title III discretionary funds from the FY2010-11 Defensible Space Inspection Project (project # 4) to fund the Firewise Coordinator/Grant Writer, herein after referred to as the Placer Firewise Coordinator.

2.    Re-appropriated the remaining $1,252 BOS approved use of Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008Title III discretionary funds from the FY2011-12 Community Wildfire Prevention Plan (CWPP) Lincoln Fire Safe Council project (project # 5) to fund the Placer Firewise Coordinator.

3.    Re-appropriated $3,498 BOS approved use of Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008Title III discretionary funds from the FY2012-13 Project Canyon Safe project (project # 6) to fund the Placer Firewise Coordinator.

4.    Approved a project from the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008, Title III discretionary funds, in the amount of $18,750 for:

a.    Placer Firewise Coordinator - $18,750

 

b.    Northstar Fire Department Capital Facilities Plan Update for FY2014-15

1.    Resolution 2014-216 adopted approving the Northstar Fire Department Capital Facilities Plan Update for FY 2014-15 with a 2.6 percent increase in mitigation fees.

 

c.    Volunteer Fire Assistance Program Agreement

1.    Resolution 2014-217 adopted approving five Volunteer Fire Assistance (VFA) Program agreements, totaling $28,575, for the purchase of wild land firefighting equipment, and authorized the Emergency Services Program Manager to sign and execute the agreements on behalf of Placer County.

 

d.    Hazardous Materials Emergency Preparedness Grant

1.       Approved a Budget Revision increasing revenues and expenditures in the amount of $64,000 from the Hazardous Materials Emergency Preparedness (HMEP) Grant for costs associated with development of a response plan to address potential catastrophic train derailments of oil shipments through Placer County.

2.       Resolution 2014-218 adopted authorizing staff to execute for and on behalf of Placer County for any actions necessary to obtain and manage the HMEP grant funds.

 

15.  PROCUREMENT SERVICES - In accordance with County Policy, non-contested competitively awarded bids under $400,000 are placed on the Consent Agenda.

a.    Award Bid, Sheriff

1.    Approved the award of competitive Bid No. 10385 to Lehr Auto Electric of Sacramento, CA for the purchase of patrol vehicle equipment, components, and installation services on an as-needed basis on behalf of the Sheriff-Coroner-Marshal’s Office in the maximum amount of $225,000, funded by the Sheriff-Coroner-Marshal’s Office FY 2014-15 budget with no new net County cost, for the period of October 21, 2014 through September 30, 2015;

2.    Approved the option to renew the resulting blanket purchase order for three additional one-year terms provided that each renewal amount does not exceed 10 percent in aggregate of the recommended award amount of $225,000; and

3.    Authorized the Purchasing Manager to sign the resulting blanket purchase orders.

 

16.  REVENUE SHARING – In approving the following appropriations, the Placer County Board of Supervisors makes the finding that each and every approved contribution serves a public purpose by promoting the general welfare of the County and its inhabitants; therefore, the County benefits.

a.    Approved appropriation of $250 in Revenue Sharing monies to the Auburn 49er Lions Annual Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser to help defray the cost of the event, as requested by Supervisor Holmes ($250).

***End of Consent Agenda***

 

ADJOURNMENT – Next regular meeting is Tuesday, November 4, 2014.

 

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS’ 2014 MEETING SCHEDULE:

November 4, 2014

November 18, 2014

December 9, 2014