COUNTY OF PLACER

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 9, 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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9:00 a.m.

 

FLAG SALUTE – Led by David Boesch, County Executive.

 

STATEMENT OF MEETING PROCEDURES - Read by Clerk.

 

PUBLIC COMMENT – 1) Public comment was received regarding the need for a homeless shelter.  2) Phil Thompson, Tahoe resident, questioned rejection of his bid for snow removal services in Tahoe.  3)  Ellie Waller, Tahoe resident, requested Item 15a & 15b be pulled from the agenda and rescheduled at a Tahoe meeting.  She also requested a satellite meeting room be available for Tahoe residents to participate in Board Meetings.  4) Eric Peach, Protect American River Canyon, provided information on the Lake Clementine Hydroelectric Project.

 

SUPERVISOR’S COMMITTEE REPORTS – None.

 

TIMED ITEMS TO BE DISCUSSED AT THE TIME SHOWN

 

 9:05 a.m.

 1.   AUDITOR-CONTROLLER

a.    Commendation

1.    Presentation of a commendation to recognize Cheryl Castillo for more than 31 years of service to the citizens of Placer County.

 

 9:10 a.m.

 2.   BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

a.    Commemorative Coin Presentation

1.    Presented the recipient, Elizabeth Jansen (District 2), of the Commemorative Coin award with her coin.  The recipients are personally chosen by the Supervisor for their district in recognition of either their acts of heroism, longstanding community service, or exceptional acts that have dramatically improved or impacted people’s lives.

 

 9:15 a.m.

 3.   COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT RESOURCE AGENCY

a.    Agricultural Preserve and Williamson Act Contract

1.    Resolution 2014-248 adopted to divide an existing 1,430-acre Agricultural Preserve (AGP 18) in order to place a 242-acre portion into a new Agricultural Preserve and Williamson Act Contract. The property is located in the Pleasant Grove area of Western Placer County.

MOTION Weygandt/Montgomery/Unanimous

AYES: Duran, Weygandt, Holmes, Uhler, Montgomery

 

 9:25 a.m.

 4.   COUNTY EXECUTIVE/EMERGENCY SERVICES

a.    Annexation into the Sunset Industrial Area Community Facilities District

1.    Conducted a public hearing, considered all protests, tabulated ballots (1 affirmative vote), and Resolution 2014-249 adopted to annex Assessor’s Parcel Numbers 017-063-027 and 017-063-025, owned by CP 3500 Cincinnati, LLC, (Annexation #2) into Community Facilities District Number 2012-1, Sunset Industrial Area Services and apply the established charge for fire protection services and emergency medical services on each parcel within the said district.

MOTION Weygandt/Montgomery/Unanimous

AYES: Duran, Weygandt, Holmes, Uhler, Montgomery

 

 9:30 a.m.

 5.   COUNTY EXECUTIVE

a.    Placer County 2015 Legislative Advocacy

1.    Approved the Placer County 2015 Legislative Platform and authorized staff to pursue actions and to coordinate the advocacy program consistent with that document.

2.    Authorized members of the Board of Supervisors to travel to Washington, DC in February and early-summer to meet with elected or appointed officials of the United States to advocate for legislative and regulatory interests of the County.

MOTION Uhler/Montgomery/Unanimous

AYES: Duran, Weygandt, Holmes, Uhler, Montgomery

 

 9:45 a.m.

 6.   PUBLIC WORKS

a.    Award of Bus Purchase Contract through 2019 and Authorize the Initial Purchase of Ten Replacement Buses for Placer County Transit and Tahoe Area Regional Transit

1.    Conducted a Public Hearing, per California Vehicle Code 35554, to receive comments on the purchase of buses that will exceed the gross weight of 20,500 pounds per axle.

2.    Approved a Budget Revision for Tahoe Area Regional Transit (TART), adding $621,600 and Placer County Transit (PCT), adding $140,000 for bus purchases.

3.    Approved a revision to the Master Fixed Asset List consistent with the requested Budget Revision, and adding one bus for a total of four for Tahoe Area Regional Transit.

4.    Resolution 2014-250 adopted:

a     Authorizing the Purchasing Manager to sign all contract documents, purchase orders and change orders for a bus purchase contract with Gillig LLC of Hayward, CA for a five-year period through December of 2019, resulting from Request for Proposals (RFP) #10363, with an initial purchase of ten buses in an amount not to exceed $5,300,000, and

b.    Adopting a finding, pursuant to California Vehicle Code 35554, that the change in fleet class from 30-foot to 35-foot buses and from 35-foot to 40-foot buses with a width of 102 inches is necessary to serve the existing and anticipated ridership and to accommodate the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act.  There is no net County cost.

MOTION Holmes/Montgomery/Unanimous

AYES: Duran, Weygandt, Holmes, Uhler, Montgomery

 

 9:50 a.m.

 7.   FACILITY SERVICES

a.    Property Management, Placer County Government Center, Existing Tenant Occupancy Timeline

1.    Affirmed staff's determination of June 30, 2015, as the last date of occupancy for any of the current tenants located within the proposed Costco Project Area located at the Placer County Government Center in North Auburn.

2.    Authorized the Department of Facility Services to grant 49 Fitness, Inc., a California Corporation, dba Courthouse Athletic Club a graduated reduction of rent as contemplated in Lease Agreement No. PCGC 12-004.

MOTION Holmes/Uhler  VOTE 4:1 (Montgomery No)

AYES: Duran, Weygandt, Holmes, Uhler

NOES: Montgomery

 

b.    Property Management, Placer County Government Center, Costco Wholesale Corporation Option to Ground Lease and Ground Lease

1.    Authorized the Chairman to execute the Option to Ground Lease between Costco Wholesale Corporation and the County of Placer for approximately 16 acres at the Placer County Government Center in Auburn, at no new net County cost and, after Costco Wholesale Corporation has obtained necessary land use approvals in compliance with the California Environmental Quality Act and has exercised its rights to the Ground Lease pursuant to the terms of the Option to Ground Lease, to execute the Ground Lease and associated documents.

2.    Resolution 2014-251 adopted authorizing the Director of Facility Services, or designee, to administer on behalf of the County all provisions and responsibilities of the Option to Ground Lease including the Escrow Agreement between Costco Wholesale Corporation, the Volunteers for the Multipurpose Senior Center, Inc., and the County of Placer, and, after execution of the Ground Lease, administer on behalf of the County all provisions and responsibilities of the Ground Lease, at no new net County cost.

MOTION Holmes/Uhler  VOTE 4:1 (Montgomery No)

AYES: Duran, Weygandt, Holmes, Uhler

NOES: Montgomery

 

10:15 a.m.

 8.   COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT RESOURCE AGENCY

a.    REQUEST FOR CONTINUANCE - Placer Vineyards Specific Plan Amendment

1.    Continued the noticed public hearing to January 6, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. to consider a request to amend the Placer Vineyards Specific Plan.

MOTION Uhler/Montgomery/Unanimous

AYES: Duran, Weygandt, Holmes, Uhler, Montgomery

 

10:40 a.m.

 9.   PUBLIC WORKS

a.    Application for Abandonment of Mill Site Road and Cross Cut Court, The Retreat at Northstar Subdivision

1.    Considered request by Retreat at Northstar property owners to abandon Mill Site Road and Cross Cut Court; and

2.    Staff recommended denial of the request to abandon Mill Site Road. Staff has no objection to the abandonment of Cross Cut Court by future Board action pursuant to standard conditions and reservations.

MOTION Uhler/Montgomery/Unanimous, to approve Option B – Further consideration of the Mill Site Road and Cross Cut Court Abandonment Requests.

AYES: Duran, Weygandt, Holmes, Uhler, Montgomery

 

DEPARTMENT ITEMS TO BE CONSIDERED FOR ACTION AS TIME ALLOWS

 

DEPARTMENT ITEMS

10.  ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES/PROCUREMENT

a.    Award Bid/Public Works

1.       Approved the award of competitive Bid No. 10394 to Future Ford Lincoln of Roseville, CA, Albany Ford Subaru of Albany, CA, and Winner Chevrolet of Elk Grove, CA, for the purchase of various types of vehicles in the maximum aggregate amount of $1,057,989, funded by revenue collected from replacement funds with no net County cost;

2.       Authorized the Purchasing Manager to sign the resulting purchase orders and related documents; and

3.       Authorized the Purchasing Manager to sign purchase orders and related documents for requests to purchase additional vehicles of the same type as listed in Bid No. 10394 within Fiscal Year 2014-15 contingent upon the requests being appropriately budgeted and included on the Fiscal Year 2014-15 Master Fixed Asset List.

MOTION Holmes/Montgomery/Unanimous

AYES: Duran, Weygandt, Holmes, Uhler, Montgomery

 

b.    Change Order to BPO’s, Probation

1.       Approved change orders to blanket purchase orders with various firms for the purchase of food increasing the blanket purchase orders by the total aggregate amount of $50,000 funded by the current FY 2014-2015 department budget

2.       Approved the renewal for the upcoming year beginning January 1, 2015 through Dec 31, 2015 and  one additional one year term provided the renewal amounts do not exceed 10 percent of the recommended maximum aggregate amount of $1,142,567 and

3.       Authorized the Purchasing Manager to sign the resulting change orders, new blanket purchase orders and transfer funds between blanket purchase orders as needed.

MOTION Holmes/Montgomery/Unanimous

AYES: Duran, Weygandt, Holmes, Uhler, Montgomery

 

11.  BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

a.    Minutes

1.    Approved minutes of November 18, 2014.  Chairman Duran absent.\

MOTION Holmes/Montgomery VOTE 4:0 (Duran abstain)

AYES: Weygandt, Holmes, Uhler, Montgomery  ABSTAIN: Duran

 

12.  PUBLIC WORKS

a.    Funding Agreement for SR 89/Fanny Bridge Community Revitalization Project

1.    Resolution 2014-252 adopted to approve a funding agreement, with County Counsel and Risk Management’s review and approval, and authorized the Director of Public Works to make payments to the Tahoe Transportation District for tasks satisfactorily completed on the SR 89/Fanny Bridge Community Revitalization Project (Fanny Bridge Project) for a total of $40,000.

2.    Authorized the Director of Public Works to prepare a subsequent funding agreement, with County Counsel and Risk Management’s review and approval, and make payments to the Tahoe Transportation District for future tasks on the Fanny Bridge Project for a total of $150,000.

3.    The net County cost equates to the total funding authorization request of $190,000.

MOTION Montgomery/Weygandt/Unanimous

AYES: Duran, Weygandt, Holmes, Uhler, Montgomery

 

13.  SHERIFF

a.    Post Retirement Employment Resolution

1.    Resolution 2014-253 adopted authorizing the Sheriff’s Office to offer Theresa Suggett post-retirement employment prior to the California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS) required 180 Day Wait Period.

MOTION Holmes/Montgomery/Unanimous

AYES: Duran, Weygandt, Holmes, Uhler, Montgomery

 

14.  COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT RESOURCE AGENCY

a.    West Placer and Sunset Infrastructure Financing Plan

1.       Received a presentation on the initial findings of the West Placer and Sunset Infrastructure Financing Plan; and provided feedback and directed staff regarding next steps.

 

15.  FACILITY SERVICES

a.    Property Management, Howard Johnson’s Express Inn Acquisition

1.       Authorize the Chairman to execute the Agreement of Purchase and Sale between Peasho Management, LLC and the County of Placer for the acquisition of the Howard Johnson’s Express Inn, located at 3489 Lake Tahoe Blvd., South Lake Tahoe, CA at a purchase price of $2,350,000.

2.       Adopt a Resolution authorizing the Director of Facility Services, or designee, to execute all other documents and take all actions necessary to complete the acquisition based upon the Agreement of Purchase and Sale.

3.       Approve a Budget Revision shifting $2,445,000 in appropriations from Capital Project 4907, Miscellaneous Projects to a new Capital Project 4960, Howard Johnson’s Express Inn Acquisition.

4.    Authorize the real property to be added to the Master Fixed Asset list following the close of escrow.

MOTION Montgomery/Holmes/Unanimous, to table to an open date.

AYES: Duran, Weygandt, Holmes, Uhler, Montgomery

 

b.    Property Management, A & A Motel Acquisition

1.       Approve the acquisition of the A&A Motel, also known as the Lake Tahoe Inn, located at 3520 Lake Tahoe Blvd., South Lake Tahoe, CA, from WBW Property Holdings Corporation, a California corporation, at a purchase price of $1,425,000.

2.       Adopt a Resolution 2014 authorizing the Director of Facility Services, or designee, to execute the Agreement of Purchase and Sale and to execute all other documents and take all actions necessary to complete the acquisition based upon the attached Material Terms;

3.       Approve a Budget Revision shifting $1,499,700 in appropriations from Capital Project 4907, Miscellaneous Projects to a new Capital Project 4961, A&A Motel Acquisition.

4.    Authorize the real property to be added to the Master Fixed Asset list following the close of escrow.

MOTION Montgomery/Holmes/Unanimous, to table to an open date.

AYES: Duran, Weygandt, Holmes, Uhler, Montgomery

 

16.  COUNTY EXECUTIVE/ADMINISTRATION

a.    Other Post-Employment Benefits (OPEB) and California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS) Unfunded Liabilities Overview and Policy

1.       Receive a report on the current status of Other Post-Employment Benefits (OPEB) and California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS) Unfunded Actuarial Accrued Liabilities;

2.       Adopt a Resolution approving revisions to the Other Post-Employment Benefit County Financial Policy to include a planned time period by which to achieve full funding; and

3.       Adopt a Resolution appropriating $3,244,917 of one-time funding set aside with approval of the FY 2014-15 Operating Budget and available in the General Fund Balance Assigned for Unfunded Liabilities to the California Employees Retirement Benefit Trust (CERBT).

Tabled to an open date.

 

17.  COUNTY COUNSEL/CLOSED SESSION REPORT:

(A)    §54956.9 – CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL

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

(a)   Sierra Club and Friends of the West Shore v. Tahoe Regional Planning Agency, et al.

       U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, Case Nos. 14-15998 and 14-16513 The Board heard a report.

(b)   Michael Seipert, WCAB Claim WCAB Claim No. ADJ9043839 – The Board heard a report and gave direction to its Counsel.

 

(B)  §54956.8 – CONFERENCE WITH REAL PROPERTY NEGOTIATORS

Property: APN  090-410-011-000 (Placer County) – Drainage Easement.

Agency Negotiators: Ken Grehm, John Webber, Brett Holt and Gerald O. Carden. 

Negotiating Parties: County of Placer and Brockway Shores Property Owners Association.

Under Negotiation: Price, terms of payment, or both – The Board heard a report and gave direction to its Real Property Negotiators

 

CONSENT AGENDA – Moved Item 24 and Item 34 for discussion.  Consent Agenda approved as amended with action as indicated.

MOTION Holmes/Weygandt/Unanimous

AYES: Duran, Weygandt, Holmes, Uhler, Montgomery

 

18.  ASSESSOR

a.    Change Order No. 3, Contract No: KN021116 with American Ashkenazy Ltd dba Berliner, Kidder & Tish

1.    Approved Change Order No. 3 to Contract No: KN021116 with American Ashkenazy Ltd dba Berliner, Kidder & Tish for work related to the pending industrial assessment appeal, increasing the current contract by $15,000 from $125,000 to $140,000, funded by the Assessor’s budget at no new net county cost, for the period ending June 30, 2015. Authorized the Purchasing Manager to sign the resulting change order.

 

19.  BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

a.    Minutes

1.    Approved minutes of November 4, 2014.

 

b.    Aide Contract, District 1

1.    Approved 1-year District Aide Employment Agreement with Cristina Rivera for general administrative and technical assistance to the District 1 Supervisor in the amount of $72,070.75 plus benefits consistent with the approved salary schedule.

 

c.    Aide Contract, District 3

1.    Approved 1-year District Aide Employment Agreement with Leah Rosasco for general administrative and technical assistance to the District 3 Supervisor in the amount of $72,070.75 plus benefits consistent with the approved salary schedule.

 

d.    Aide Contract, District 5

1.    Approved 1-year District Aide Employment Agreement with Jocelyn Maddux for general administrative and technical assistance to the District 5 Supervisor in the amount of $75,677.47 plus benefits consistent with the approved salary schedule.

 

e.    Aide Contract, District 5

1.    Approved 1-year District Aide Employment Agreement with Steve Kastan for general administrative and technical assistance to the District 5 Supervisor in the amount of $79,453.92 plus benefits consistent with the approved salary schedule.

 

f.     Aide Contract, District 4

1.    Approved 1-year District Aide Employment Agreement with Linda Brown for general administrative and technical assistance to the District 4 Supervisor in the amount of $79,453.92 plus benefits consistent with the approved salary schedule.

 

g.    Assistant Aide Contract, District 2

1.    Approved a six-month District 2 Assistant Aide contract with Lyndell Grey for general administrative assistance in the amount of $10,626.67 consistent with the approved salary schedule.

 

20.  CLAIMS AGAINST THE COUNTY

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

a.    14-094, Martino, Ricky, $927, (Personal Injury)

b.    14-096, Clyde, Timothy Scott, Unknown, (Bodily Injury)

 

21.  COMMITTEES & COMMISSIONS

a.    First 5 Children and Families Commission

1.    Approved the reappointment of Jeffrey Brown to Seat #2 (Representing Health & Human Services).

 

b.    Rural Lincoln Municipal Advisory Council

1.    Approved the reappointment of Joyce Bachman to Seat #1, George Alves to Seat #2, and Richard Lewis to Seat #3, as requested by Supervisor Weygandt.

 

c.    Loomis Veterans Memorial Hall Board of Trustees

1.    Approved the FY 2014-15 term appointments of the Loomis Veterans Memorial Hall Board of Trustees.

 

d.    Assessment Appeals Board

1.    Approved the appointment of Patricia Beard to Seat #5 (Representing District 5).

 

e.    Newcastle-Rocklin-Gold Hill Cemetery District

1.    Approved the reappointment of Roy Hebard to Seat #1, as requested by Supervisor Holmes.

 

f.     Newcastle/Ophir Municipal Advisory Council

1.    Approved the reappointment of Joe Irvin to Seat #1, Steve Palmer to Seat #2, Ed Sander to Seat #3, Lowell Jarvis to Seat #4, Sam Moore to Seat #5, Elliott Rose Seat #6, and Karen Green to Seat #7, effective February 1, 2015, as requested by Supervisor Holmes.

 

g.    Placer County Older Adult Advisory Commission

1.    Approved the appointment of Geraldine Belkin to Seat #18 (Representing Senior Service Organizations.

 

h.    Placer County Child Care Advisory Council

1.    Approved the appointment of Teresa Dawson-Roberts to Seat #5 (Representing County Public Agency) and Robert Green to Seat #10 (Representing County Discretionary Members).

 

i.     Planning Commission

1.    Approved the reappointment of Richard Roccucci to Seat #1 (Representing District 1), and Kenneth Denio to Seat #2 (Representing District 2) of the Planning Commission.

 

22.  COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT RESOURCE AGENCY

a.    Martis Camp (aka Siller Ranch) Unit 10, Tract No. 1008, DPN 8683 - The following actions are requested for the Martis Camp Unit 10 Subdivision, Tract No. 1008, located at the end of Villandry Drive within the Martis Camp subdivision:

1.       Accepted the improvements as complete.

2.       Authorized the Faithful Performance and Labor and Materials sureties to be set at:

a.       Faithful Performance 25 percent of the value of any otherwise unsecured public improvements immediately upon your Board’s approval.

b.    Labor and Materials surety 50 percent, or the total of claims per Government Code Section 66499.7, whichever is higher.

There is no net County cost associated with this action.

 

23.  COUNTY CLERK/ELECTIONS

a.    November 4, 2014 Gubernatorial General Election

1.    Resolution 2014-234 adopted declaring the election of individuals to certain offices and the results of measures under the jurisdiction of the Board of Supervisors for the November 4, 2014 Gubernatorial General Election.

 

24.  COUNTY EXECUTIVE/ADMINISTRATION

a.    MOVED FOR DISCUSSION Merit Increases – Approve a 5% merit increase as recommended by the County Executive Officer for:

1.    Joshua Huntsinger, Agriculture Commissioner/Sealer, Grade 640 Step 4 at $59.21 per hour, to Grade 640 Step 5 at $62.16 per hour, effective December 13, 2014 and;

2.    Dieter Wittenberg, IT Manager, Grade 457 Step 4 at $57.77 per hour, to Grade 457 Step 5 at $60.67 per hour, effective December 13, 2014 and;

3.    Edward King, Deputy Agriculture Commissioner/Sealer, Grade 427 Step 4 @ $53.77 per hour, to Grade 427 Step 5 @ 56.47 per hour, effective December 28, 2014 and;

4.    Lien T Yoshida, Managing Accountant Auditor, Grade 452 Step 4 at $54.97 per hour, to Grade 452 Step 5 @ $57.70 per hour, effective December 13.

 

25.  COUNTY EXECUTIVE/ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

a.    2015 State Fair Counties Exhibit and California State Fair Official Entry Form

1.    Resolution 2014-235 adopted appointing the Director of the Office of Economic Development to be the official representative for Placer County in matters pertaining to the 2015 State Fair Exhibit and authorizing the Chairman to execute the California State Fair Official Entry Form.

 

26.  COUNTY EXECUTIVE/EMERGENCY SERVICES

a.    Designation of Staff to Manage State and Federal Disaster Assistance

1.    Resolution 2014-236 adopted designating staff as Authorized Agents to execute for and on behalf of Placer County for all actions necessary to obtain and manage state and federal disaster assistance.

 

b.    Addition to the Master Fixed Asset List

1.    Approved an addition to the FY 2014-15 Master Fixed Asset List to add two donated Chippers with a value of $45,000 each.

 

c.    Truckee Fire Protection District Capital Facilities Plan Update for FY 2014-15

1.    Resolution 2014-237 adopted approving the Truckee Fire Protection District Capital Facilities Plan Update for FY 2014-15 with a 2.6 percent increase in mitigation fees.

 

27.  FACILITY SERVICES

a.    Property Management, Placer County Fairgrounds Assessment, RCH Contract Amendment

1.    Authorized the Director of Facility Services, or designee, to complete negotiations and execute an Amendment to Consultant Services Agreement No. 13328 between the County of Placer and RCH Group, Inc., following approval by County Counsel and Risk Management, to increase Additional Services by $50,000 resulting in a total contract amount of $244,796 in budgeted net County cost.

2.    Approved a Budget Revision shifting $50,000 in appropriations from Capital Project 4907, Miscellaneous Projects to Capital Project 4889, Fairgrounds Assessment.

 

b.    Property Management, Placer County Acceptance of Real Property in Kings Beach from the Successor Agency

1.       Authorized the Chairman to accept the conveyance of sixteen parcels of real property located in Kings Beach, California from the Successor Agency to the County of Placer as approved in the Long-Range Property Management Plan by the California Department of Finance.

2.       Resolution 2014-238 adopted authorizing the Director of Facility Services, or designee, to execute instruments and take all actions necessary to complete the conveyance of the property, including without limitation, recordation of grand deeds conveying the sixteen parcels to the County.

3.    Authorize the real property to be added to the Master Fixed Asset.

 

c.    Building Maintenance, Emergency Purchase for Fire Protection Monitoring Equipment Repair at SPACF

1.       Ratified an emergency purchase from Industrial Electronic Systems in the amount of $5,850 in budgeted net county cost.

 

d.    Environmental Engineering, Reimbursement Agreement with 2540 Partners, LLC for Sewer Improvements for The Grove at Granite Bay

1.       Approved the Reimbursement Agreement with 2540 Partners, LLC for construction of sewer improvements related to The Grove at Granite Bay in Sewer Maintenance District 2, at no net County cost.

 

28.  HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES

a.    Adult System of Care, Membership Appointment

1.    Approved the appointment of Debra Nyland Jarvis, Consumer Member, District 3, Seat 1, to the Mental Health, Alcohol and Drug Advisory Board.

 

29.  LIBRARY

a.    Library Closure

1.    Approved a 5:00 p.m. closure of Placer County Libraries on Wednesday, December 24, 2014; and Wednesday, December 31, 2014.

 

30.  PERSONNEL

a.    CalPERS Health Insurance Plan Groups

1.    Resolutions 2014-239 and 2014-240 adopted to provide clarification of the groups covered under the County’s health insurance contract under the Public Employees’ Medical and Hospital Care Act.

 

b.    Ordinance modifying Unclassified Salary Grades, UA4 and UA6 – Ordinance Introduced, first reading waived, amending the salaries of Unclassified Salary Grades UA4 and UA6 increasing the salaries by 2% to remain consistent with the general wage increase granted to confidential and unclassified non-management employees in November:

1.       Adjust the UA6 salary grade by 2% from $5,338 – $6,491 to an approximate monthly salary range of $5445 – $6,621. 

2.       Adjust UA4 salary grade by 2% from $3,762 to an approximate monthly salary of $3,837. 

 

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

a.    Approve Budget Revision, Administrative Services/Central Services

1.       Approved a Technical Budget Revision within the appropriate accounts of the FY 2014/15 Central Services Budget in the amount of $8,774 for the acquisition of a Pitney Bowes Send Suite Express Package Management System; and

2.       Approved the addition of the appropriate components to the County’s Master Fixed Asset List.

 

b.    Renew BPO, Facility Services

1.       Approved the annual renewal of a competitively awarded blanket purchase order with Allied Environmental Inc., of Shingle Springs, CA for asbestos abatement services in the maximum amount of $95,000, funded with budgeted net County cost in Facility Services’ FY 2014-15 final budget, for the period of January 1, 2015 to December 31, 2015 and authorized the Purchasing Manager to sign the resulting blanket purchase order.

 

c.    Renew PO, Health & Human Services/Environmental Health

1.       Approved the renewal of a sole source Purchase Order with Decade Software Co. LLC of Fresno, CA for annual software support and hosting services for EnvisionConnect software for Health & Human Services’ Environmental Health Division in the amount of $51,498, funded by the department’s current FY2014-15 budget with no net County cost, and authorized the Purchasing Manager to sign the resulting Purchase Order.

 

d.    Renew BPO, Health & Human Services

1.       Approved the renewal of a competitively awarded blanket purchase order with Hooper and Weaver Mortuary of Grass Valley, CA for indigent burial services in the maximum amount of $65,000, funded by Health and Human Services FY2014-15 current budget and FY2015-16 requested budget with no new net County cost, for the period of January 1, 2015 to December 31, 2015, and authorized the Purchasing Manager to sign the resulting blanket purchase order.

 

e.    Renew BPO’s, Multiple Departments

1.       Approved the renewal of negotiated blanket purchase orders with Sonsray Machinery of Los Angeles, CA, Holt of California of Sacramento, CA, Silver State International of Sparks, NV, Smith Power Products of Sparks, NV, Gillig LLC of Hayward, CA, Motor Coach Industries Service Parts Inc. of Schaumburg, IL, Snoquip Inc. of West Sacramento, CA, Sacramento Truck Center of Sacramento, CA, A-Z Bus Sales Inc. of Sacramento, CA, Nixon-Egli Equipment Co. Inc. of Tracy, CA, and Edward R. Bacon Co. Inc. of Sacramento, CA,  for the purchase of Original Equipment Manufacturer automotive parts and service on an as-needed basis on behalf of the Placer County Fire Department and the Department of Public Works Fleet Services and Road Maintenance Divisions in the maximum aggregate amount of $300,000, funded by each department’s annual budget with no net County cost, for the period of December 9, 2014 through December 31, 2015;

2.       Approved the option to renew the resulting blanket purchase orders for three additional one-year terms, and authorized change orders for additional parts or services at a combined three-year total not to exceed 10 percent ($30,000) in aggregate of the recommended aggregate amount of $300,000; and

3.       Authorized the Purchasing Manager to sign the resulting blanket purchase orders and to transfer funds between all of the Original Equipment Manufacturer blanket purchase orders as needed.

 

f.     Change Order to BPO’s, Sheriff

1.       Approved change orders to blanket purchase orders with Truckee Tahoe Mortuary and Chapel of the Valley for the purchase of Morgue Transportation and Diener Services increasing the blanket purchase orders by $45,000, for a new total aggregate amount of $262,700, funded by the Sheriff’s Office FY 2014-2015 Final Budget, with no new net County cost and extending the blanket purchase orders through May 31, 2015, and authorized the Purchasing Manager to sign the resulting extensions and increases.

 

g.    Renew BPO, Sheriff

1.    Approved the renewal of a negotiated blanket purchase order with Turbomeca USA Inc. of Grand Prairie, TX for helicopter engine support in the maximum amount of $52,572, funded by the Sheriff’s Office FY 2014-15 Final Budget with no new net County cost, for the period of January 1, 2015 to December 31, 2015, and authorized the Purchasing Manager to sign the resulting blanket purchase order.

 

h.    Renew BPO, Child Support Services

1.       Approved the annual renewal of a blanket purchase order with Randstad Technologies of Sacramento, CA for information technology technical support services to be used by Child Support Services in the maximum amount of $150,000, funded by the department’s FY2014-15 budget with no new net County cost, for the period of January 1, 2015 through December 31, 2015;

2.       Approved the option to renew the blanket purchase order for one additional one-year term provided that the renewal amount does not exceed 10 percent of the recommended maximum amount of $150,000; and

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

 

32.  PUBLIC WORKS

a.    Bridge Replacement Project, Alpine Meadows Road over the Truckee River, Contract No. 1186

1.    Resolution 2014-241 adopted approving the project plans and specifications.

2.    Authorized the Chairman to sign the cover sheet of the project plans.

3.    Authorized the Department of Public Works to advertise for bids for the Bridge Replacement Project, Alpine Meadows Road over the Truckee River. There is no net County cost.

 

b.    Notice of Completion for Contract No. 1178, Hot Mix Asphalt Overlay, Summer 2014, Placer Hills Road

1.    Resolution 2014-242 adopted accepting contract 1178, Hot Mix Asphalt Overlay, Summer 2014, Placer Hills Road as complete.

2.    Authorized the Director of Public Works to execute the Notice of Completion.  There is no net county cost.

 

c.    Dowd Road over Yankee Slough Bridge Replacement Project

1.    Resolution 2014-243 adopted approving the project plans and specifications.

2.    Authorized the Chairman to sign the cover sheet of the project plans.

3.    Authorized the Department of Public Works to advertise for bids for the Dowd Road over Yankee Slough bridge replacement project. There is no net County cost.

 

d.    Notice of Completion for Fence Replacement CSA No. 1, Construction Contract No. 1179

1.    Resolution 2014-244 adopted accepting the Fence Replacement CSA No. 1 as complete.  There is no net County cost.

2.    Approved and authorized the Director of Public Works to execute the Notice of Completion.

 

e.    Notice of Completion for Northstar Roundabout Modification Project, Construction Contract No. 1158

1.    Resolution 2014-245 adopted accepting the Northstar Roundabout Modification Project as complete.  There is no net County cost.

2.    Approved and authorized the Director of Public Works to execute the Notice of Completion.

 

f.     Pavement Marker Installation Project

1.    Resolution 2014-246 adopted approving the project specifications.

2.    Authorized the Department of Public Works to advertise for bids for the Pavement Marker Installation Project at an estimated cost of $170,000. Funding for the project is being provided by 90 percent from Federal Highway Safety Improvement Program funds and the remainder is from Road Funds. There is no net County cost.

 

33.  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.    Lincoln Chamber of Commerce’s Leadership Lincoln

1.    Approved appropriation of $500 in Revenue Sharing monies to the Lincoln Chamber of Commerce’s Leadership Lincoln, as requested by Supervisor Weygandt ($500).

 

34.  SHERIFF

a.    Auburn Tire Blanket Purchase Order

1.       Approved Change Order No. 1 to the Blanket Purchase Order (BPO) with Auburn Tire for vehicle maintenance, replacement parts and repairs for the Sheriff’s Office Fleet, increasing the amount by $10,000, for a revised budgeted Net County Cost of $59,000 for the period of April 1, 2014 through March 31, 2015, and authorized the Purchasing Manager to sign the resulting Change Order.

 

b.    Commendation, John Giovannini

1.       MOVED FOR DISCUSSION Approve a Commendation commending John Giovannini for 23½ years of dedicated public service as an employee of the Placer County Sheriff’s Office.

 

c.    Commendation, Michael Bell

1.    Approved a Commendation commending Michael Bell for 33 years of dedicated public service as an employee of the Placer County Sheriff’s Office.

 

d.    Commendation, Don Pollock

1.    Approved a Commendation commending Don Pollock for nearly 30 years of dedicated public service as an employee of the Placer County Sheriff’s Office.

 

35.  TREASURER-TAX COLLECTOR

a.    Contract Amendment for Tax Sale Services of California, LLC

1.    Approved Amendment No. 2 to Contract CN020945 with Tax Sale Services of California, LLC, for property research services for the Tax Collector and mPOWER Placer program in the amount of $178,000, resulting in a new maximum of $413,000, funded by the Treasurer-Tax Collector and mPOWER FY2014-15 budgets with no new net County cost, and authorized the Purchasing Manager to sign the resulting contract amendment.

2.    Approve a Budget Revision of the FY 2014/15 mPOWER Budget in the amount of $126,000.

 

b.    Authority to invest for 2015 calendar year

1.    Resolution 2014-247 adopted renewing the delegation of authority to invest certain funds under the control of the Board of Supervisors to the Treasurer for the 2015 calendar year.

 

***End of Consent Agenda***

 

CONSENT ITEMS MOVED FOR DISCUSSION

24.  COUNTY EXECUTIVE/ADMINISTRATION

a.    Merit Increases – Approved a 5% merit increase as recommended by the County Executive Officer as revised:

1.    Joshua Huntsinger, Agriculture Commissioner/Sealer, Grade 640 Step 4 at $59.21 per hour, to Grade 640 Step 5 at $62.16 per hour, effective December 13, 2014 and;

2.    Dieter Wittenberg, IT Manager, Grade 457 Step 4 at $57.77 per hour, to Grade 457 Step 5 at $60.67 per hour, effective December 13, 2014 and;

3.    Edward King, Deputy Agriculture Commissioner/Sealer, Grade 427 Step 4 @ $53.77  $42.85 per hour, to Grade 427 Step 5 @ $56.47 $45.00 per hour, effective December 28, 2014 and;

4.    Lien T Yoshida, Managing Accountant Auditor, Grade 452 Step 4 at $54.97 per hour, to Grade 452 Step 5 @ $57.70 per hour, effective December 13.

MOTION Uhler/Holmes/Unanimous

AYES: Duran, Weygandt, Holmes, Uhler, Montgomery

 

34.  SHERIFF

b.    Commendation, John Giovannini

1.    Presented a Commendation commending John Giovannini for 23½ years of dedicated public service as an employee of the Placer County Sheriff’s Office.

 

ITEMS FOR INFORMATION:

36.  Personnel

1.    Classified Service Merit Increases

37.  Sheriff

a.    Inmate Welfare Fund Annual Report

1.    Receive the Inmate Welfare Fund (IWF) Annual Report Summary pursuant to Penal Code Section 4025.  Revenues received in support of the IWF, plus interest earned for FY 2013-14 totaled $826,779.  Expenditures for the benefit, education and welfare of inmates within the Sheriff’s Correctional Facilities during this period totaled $674,627.   

38.  Treasurer-Tax Collector

1.    Treasurer’s Statement for the month of OCTOBER 2014

 

ADJOURNMENT – Next meeting is Tuesday, January 6, 2015.

 

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS’ 2015 MEETING SCHEDULE:

January 6, 2015

January 20, 2015 (Tahoe)

February 3, 2015

February 24, 2015