COUNTY OF PLACER

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

AGENDA

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

9:00 a.m.

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

Jack Duran, District 1                                                                                                                                                                                               

Robert Weygandt, District 2, Vice Chairman                                                                      David Boesch, County Executive

Jim Holmes, District 3                                                                   Holly Heinzen, Chief Assistant County Executive Officer

Kirk Uhler, District 4, Chairman                                                                                   Gerald O. Carden, County Counsel

Jennifer Montgomery, District 5                                                                                                                   Sharlet Pyne, Clerk of the Board

 

 

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9:00 a.m.

 

FLAG SALUTE – Led by Supervisor Holmes

 

STATEMENT OF MEETING PROCEDURES - Read by Clerk.

 

CONSENT AGENDA - All items on the Consent Agenda have been recommended for approval by the County Executive Department.  All items will be approved by a single roll call vote.  Anyone may ask to address Consent items prior to the Board taking action, and the item may be moved for discussion.

Action:

 

PUBLIC COMMENT:  Persons may address the Board on items not on this agenda.  Please limit comments to 3 minutes per person since the time allocated for Public Comment is 15 minutes.  If all comments cannot be heard within the 15-minute time limit, the Public Comment period will be taken up at the end of the regular session.  The Board is not permitted to take any action on items addressed under Public Comment.

 

SUPERVISOR’S COMMITTEE REPORTS:

 

TIMED ITEMS to be discussed at the time shown

 

9:15 a.m.

 1.   HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES / ADULT SYSTEM OF CARE

a.    Older Adult Advisory Commission FY 2014-15 Annual Report

1.    Receive the Older Adult Advisory Commission (OAAC) FY 2014-15 Annual Report.

Action:

 

 9:30 a.m.

 2.   FACILITY SERVICES

a.    Public Hearing / Berry Property / Annexation to Sewer Maintenance District 3

1.    Conduct a Public Hearing to consider any protests, adopt a Resolution to annex the Berry property, located at 3770 Peach Circle, Loomis CA, (APN 037-111-006-000), into the boundaries of Sewer Maintenance District 3 to provide sewer service.

Action:

 

 9:40 a.m.

 3.   FACILITY SERVICES

a.    Public Hearing / Regional Sewer Connection Fee Increase

1.    Conduct a Public Hearing to adopt an Ordinance amending section 13.12.350 of the Placer County Code to increase regional sewer connection fees by 2.48 percent for Sewer Maintenance Districts 2 and 3 and County Service Areas 28, Zones 2A3 and 173 based on the annual inflation adjustment approved by the South Placer Wastewater Authority.

2.    Make a finding pursuant to Section 21080(b)(8) of the Public Resource Code that the higher connection fees are derived directly from the cost of providing service and are therefore exempt from environmental review.

Action:

 

11:00 a.m.

 4.   COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT RESOURCE AGENCY / PUBLIC WORKS

a.    Temporary Conditional Use Permit Modification – Placer County Government Center Emergency Shelter

1.    Conduct a Public Hearing to consider approval of a Modification of a Temporary Conditional Use Permit to allow for proposed structural and operational changes in the use of an existing structure in the Placer County Government Center as a temporary emergency shelter.

2.    Determine the Temporary Conditional Use Permit Modification categorically exempt from environmental review pursuant to provisions of Section 15301 of the California Environmental Quality Act Guidelines and Section 18.36.030 of the Placer County Environmental Review Ordinance (Class 1, Operation, leasing, licensing or alteration of existing public or private facilities).

Action:

 

b.    Modification to Homeless Shelter Site Agreement

1.    Consider Amendment No. 1 to the Site Access Agreement with Right Hand Auburn (RHA) to continue operating a temporary emergency homeless shelter at the Placer County Government Center and authorize the Chair to execute the amendment upon County Counsel review and approval; and

2.    Consider one-time contributions of $150,000 to reimburse RHA for construction costs associated with additional upgrades to the shelter to accommodate additional services, and $166,250 for operating expenditures until March 31, 2016.

Action:

 

DEPARTMENT ITEMS to be considered for action as time allows

 

5.    FACILITY SERVICES / PARKS AND GROUNDS

a.    Park Maintenance Services Agreement / PRIDE Industries of America

1.    Approve an Agreement with PRIDE Industries of America for park maintenance services, in the amount of $451,728, for the period of September 01, 2015 to June 30, 2016. Funding is included in the Department of Facility Services FY 2015-16 Proposed Budget.

2.    Authorize the Director of Facility Services, or designee, to sign the Agreement and amendments up to 10 percent of the original amount, consistent with the Agreement’s subject matter and scope of work.

Action:

 

 6.   LIBRARY SERVICES

a.    Library Materials / Contracts with Multiple Vendors

1.    Approve the purchase of library materials from multiple vendors in the maximum aggregate amount of $447,767 for FY 2015-16, and authorize the Purchasing Manager to sign the documents and contracts necessary for the purchase of the materials. 

2.    Authorize the Purchasing Manager to sign the documents and contracts necessary for the purchase of library materials up to the approved amount in the Final Budget for FY 2016-17 and FY 2017-18 for library materials.

Action:

 

 7.   PUBLIC WORKS

a.    Kings Beach Commercial Core Improvement Project / Construction Contract Change Orders

1.    Adopt a Resolution increasing the Kings Beach Commercial Core Improvement Project Construction Contract No. 1140 contingency from six percent to nine percent, and authorize the Director of Public Works to execute Contract Change Orders for a total not to exceed contingency amount of $1,923,750.

Action:

 

b.    Truckee River Watershed Water Quality Monitoring Contract / CDM Smith Inc.

1.    Execute a contract with CDM Smith Inc. for continuation of Truckee River Watershed water quality monitoring in the amount of $601,621 for the period of October 01, 2015 through September 30, 2017.

2.    Extend said contract for an additional two-year period (through September 30, 2019) at a negotiated amount not to exceed $365,000 per year.

Action:

 

 8.   SHERIFF

a.    California Board of State and Community Corrections 2015 Jail Construction Financing Program, (Senate Bill) SB 863

1.    Adopt a Resolution authorizing the Sheriff’s Office to submit an application to the California Board of State and Community Corrections (BSCC) 2015 Jail Construction Financing Program, (Senate Bill) SB 863, in the amount of $40 million, to provide funding to assist with the construction of a 168-bed medium security facility, and associated educational, vocational, behavioral, and additional mental health treatment space.

Action:

 

9.    COUNTY EXECUTIVE / ADMINISTRATION

a.    North Lake Tahoe Resort Association / Contract Second Amendment and Restatement

1.    Approve a second amendment and restatement of a two-year contract with the North Lake Tahoe Resort Association to promote tourism and provide guidance on transportation and infrastructure project expenditures at a first year cost of $5,334,194 and second year cost of $6,200,000, both of which are funded by the operations budget of the Lake Tahoe Tourism and Promotions Budget Unit at no cost to the County, for the periods of FY 2014-15 and FY 2015-16.

Action:

 

10.  COUNTY COUNSEL / ADJOURN TO CLOSED SESSION:

(A)  §54956.9 – CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL

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

(a)   Scott Holbrook v. The County of Placer, et al.

       Placer Superior Court Case No. SCV0036607

 

(b)   The Gar Wood Building v. The County of Placer, et al.

       Placer Superior Court Case No. SCV0036052

 

(B)  §54956.8 – CONFERENCE WITH REAL PROPERTY NEGOTIATORS

(a)   Property:  APN 020-130-035-000

       Agency Negotiator(s):  David Boesch, Mark Rideout, Loren Clark, Gerald O. Carden

       Negotiating Parties:  County of Placer and the Bradley Family Living Trust, et al.

       Under Negotiation: Price, terms of payment, or both

 

(b)   Property:  APN 027-040-07-100 (El Dorado County)

       Agency Negotiator(s):  David Boesch, Ken Grehm, Mark Rideout, Jennifer Merchant, Gerald O. Carden

       Negotiating Parties:  County of Placer, TMPM, LLC.

       Under Negotiation: Price, terms of payment, or both

       CLOSED SESSION REPORT:

 

CONSENT ITEMS

 

CONSENT AGENDA - All items on the Consent Agenda have been recommended for approval by the County Executive Department.  All items will be approved by a single roll call vote.  Anyone may ask to address Consent items prior to the Board taking action, and the item may be moved for discussion.

Action:

11.  ORDINANCE – Second Reading:

a.    Merger of Public Works and Facility Services / Director Classifications

1.    Adopt an un-codified Ordinance to amend the Schedule of Classifications and Salary Grades for Classified and Unclassified Services Ordinance to create the Director of Public Works and Facilities and delete the Director of Public Works and the Director of Facility Services.

2.    Adopt a codified Ordinance to amend Placer County Code Chapter 2, Article 2.08, Section 2.08.020, to consolidate the offices of the Director of Facility Services with the Director of Public Works/Road Commissioner.

 

12.  AUDITOR-CONTROLLER

a.    FY 2014-15 Budget Revisions

1.    Approve FY 2014-15 budget revisions to complete the accounting transactions for the fiscal year.

 

b.    Placer County Performance Accounting Series (PAS) Financial System Funds

1.    Adopt a Resolution accepting the Placer County Performance Accounting Series (PAS) Financial System funds and subfunds as of July 01, 2015 for FY 2015-16.

 

c.    Replacement of Stale Dated Warrant / Miller Brothers Eureka Road Tow LLC

1.    Adopt a Resolution to authorize the Auditor-Controller to issue a warrant payable to Miller Brothers Eureka Road Tow LLC, in the amount of $16,320.45, replacing the original warrant #10532144 dated June 21, 2012.

 

13.  CHILD SUPPORT

a.    Child Support Awareness Month

1.    Approve a Proclamation declaring August 2015 as Child Support Awareness Month in Placer County.

 

14.  CLAIMS AGAINST THE COUNTY

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

a.    15-053, Peterson, Dave, $3,100.00, (Property Damage)

b.    15-054, Barrie, Stephanie, $175, (Property Damage)

 

2.    The offices of County Counsel and Risk Management recommend the timely portion of the following claim be rejected.

a.    15-043, KEIL, Bob, $23,000.00, (Property Damage)

 

15.  COMMITTEES & COMMISSIONS

a.    Auburn Veterans Memorial Hall Board of Trustees

1.    Approve the 2015/16 term appointments of the Auburn Veterans Memorial Hall Board.

 

b.    Foresthill Veterans Memorial Hall Board of Trustees

1.    Approve the 2015/16 term appointments of the Foresthill Veterans Memorial Hall Board.

 

c.    Lincoln Veterans Memorial Hall Board of Trustees

1.    Approve the 2015/16 term appointments of the Lincoln Veterans Memorial Hall Board.

 

d.    Loomis Veterans Memorial Hall Board of Trustees

1.    Approve the 2015/16 term appointments of the Loomis Veterans Memorial Hall Board.

 

e.    Placer County Older Adult Advisory Commission

1.    Approve the appointment of Cynthia Bigbee to Seat #21 (Representing HHS Liaison).

 

f.     Roseville Veterans Memorial Hall Board of Trustees

1.    Approve the 2015/16 term appointments of the Roseville Veterans Memorial Hall Board.

 

16.  COUNTY EXECUTIVE

a.    2015 Forest Fire Fuel Reduction Management Program

1.    Approve funding recommendations for the Fuel Reduction Management Program which funds activities that support a reduction in potential fires in the Middle Fork Project nexus area, and authorize the County Executive Officer to negotiate and sign funding agreements with the City of Auburn Fire Department in an amount not to exceed $35,700.  Funding for these requests is available pursuant to the Middle Fork Project (MFP) Memorandum of Agreement with Placer County Water Agency, at no cost to the County.

 

b.    Children’s System of Care / On-Call After-Hours Coverage Stipend Increase

1.    Introduce an Ordinance, waive first reading, to increase the Psychiatric on-call coverage stipend paid to Children’s System of Care physicians, effective July 01, 2015. Increase the current rate of $300 per week to $450 per week changing the total yearly employee compensation for on call/after-hours coverage from $15,000 to $23,400.

 

c.    Office of Emergency Services / 2015 Lake Tahoe Community Wildfire Protection Plan Update

1.    Approve the 2015 Lake Tahoe Community Wildfire Protection Plan (CWPP) Update.

 

17.  FACILITY SERVICES

a.    Kings Beach Public Pier / Termination of Lease 

1.    Adopt a Resolution to terminate the January 1, 1977 lease between the County of Placer and the California State Lands Commission for the submerged land associated with the Kings Beach Public Pier.

 

b.    Public Works Garage / Compressed Natural Gas Alarms Project / Hometown Construction, Inc.

1.    Award a contract, with Hometown Construction for construction of the DPW Garage Compressed Natural Gas Alarms Project, in the amount of $246,747 and authorize the Director of Facility Services, or designee to execute the construction contract, and any required change orders consistent with the County Purchasing Manual and section 20142 of the Public Contract Code. 

 

c.    Job Order Contracting / Pride Industries One, Inc. and John F. Otto, Inc. dba Otto Construction

1.    Approve award of bid to Pride Industries One, Inc. and John F. Otto, Inc. dba Otto Construction, the two lowest responsible and responsive bidders, for Job Order Contracting in an amount not-to-exceed $1,000,000 per contract, for a 12 month period from the date of the first Notice to Proceed issued under each contract. 

2.    Adopt a Resolution authorizing the Director of Facility Services, or designee, to execute the contracts, to sign Job Orders up to $250,000 and approve any supplemental Job Orders, consistent with the County Purchasing Manual and Section 20142 of the Public Contract Code. Funding is provided by current and future Capital Projects.

 

18.  HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES

a.    First 5 Placer-Children and Families Commission / Revenue Contract

1.    Approve a revenue agreement with the First 5 Placer - Children and Families Commission for fully reimbursed staff support services in the amount not to exceed $142,980, for the period of July 01, 2015 through June 30, 2016 and authorize the Director of Health and Human Services to sign amendments not to exceed 10 percent of the total contract amount, consistent with the agreement’s subject matter and scope of work.

 

b.    California Department of Social Services Contract / Richard Knecht, Director of Children’s System of Care

1.    Approve a revenue contract with California Department of Social Services (CDSS) for the loan of an employee, Richard Knecht, Director of Children’s System of Care, to serve in the capacity of a Transformation Manager to implement the expansion of mental health services to foster care children, in the amount of $240,361, plus expenses, for the period of August 01, 2015 through July 30, 2016, and authorize the Director of Health and Human Services to sign the contract and amendments up to 10 percent of the total contract amount, consistent with the agreement’s subject matter and scope of work.

 

c.    Homeless Resource Council of the Sierras / Homeless Services Contract

1.    Approve a contract with the Homeless Resource Council of the Sierras, a nonprofit organization that provides coordination of homeless services, in the amount of $33,000, for the period of July 01, 2015 through June 30, 2017, and authorize the Director of Health and Human Services to sign the agreement and amendments not to exceed 10 percent of the total contract amount, consistent with the subject matter and scope of work. Funding is provided by State funds ($19,470) and budgeted net County cost ($13,530).

 

d.    California Children’s Services Contract / Medical Therapy Unit / The Permanente Medical Group

1.    Approve a contract with The Permanente Medical Group, Inc. (“TPMG”) to allow TPMG Physician, Lawrence Manhart, M.D., to provide California Children’s Services (CCS) Medical Therapy Unit (MTU) Services, at the current Medi-Cal rate, for the period of July 01, 2015 through June 30, 2016, and authorize the Director of Health and Human Services to sign the contract and subsequent amendments not to exceed 10 percent of the total contract amount, consistent with the subject matter and scope of work. Funding is provided by Medi-Cal, and is allocated to the county by the California Department of Health Care Services.

 

19.  PROBATION

a.    Contract/California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (Division of Juvenile Justice)/ 90 Day Diagnostics and Emergency Housing

1.    Adopt a Resolution to Authorize the Chief Probation Officer to sign the contracts of $80,280 for 90 day diagnostic evaluations for minors and $20,829 for Emergency Housing, and any amendments up to 10 percent, consistent with the contract’s subject matter and scope of work.

 

b.    Agreement / Placer County Office of Education / iCare-Youth Resource Center

1.    Authorize the Chief Probation Officer to sign the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Placer County Office of Education for the shared Youth Resource Center in an amount of $75,000, and any amendments up to 10 percent, consistent with the MOU’s subject matter and scope of work.

 

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

a.    Placer County Procurement Card Program

1.    Approve the new and updated Procurement Card Policy and Procedures documents.

2.    Authorize the Purchasing Manager and the Auditor-Controller to take all actions necessary to implement the County’s Procurement Card Program.

 

b.    Lumber, Building Materials, Tools and Miscellaneous Hardware / Countywide Blanket Purchase Orders with Multiple Firms

1.    Approve Countywide Blanket Purchase Order renewals with multiple firms for lumber, building materials, tools, and miscellaneous hardware, at the maximum aggregate amount of $200,000, for the period of October 01, 2015 to September 30, 2016.  Funding is included in County departments’ FY 2015-16 Proposed Budget.

 

c.    Floor Covering Installation Services / Linoleum Sales Co., Inc. dba Anderson Carpet

1.    Approve the award of competitive Bid No. 10407 to Linoleum Sales Co., Inc. dba Anderson Carpet of Sacramento, CA for the Floor Covering Installation Services Annual Contract in the maximum amount of $137,500 for the period of August 18, 2015 to September 30, 2016.  Funding is included in the Department of Facility Services FY 2015-16 Proposed Budget.  

2.    Approve the option to renew the resulting blanket purchase order for one additional one-year term with a renewal amount not to exceed 10 percent of the recommended contract amount of $137,500.

 

d.    Information Technology Support Services / Randstad Technologies

1.    Approve Blanket Purchase Order change order with Randstad Technologies of Sacramento, CA for information technology support services, in the amount of $350,000, and increasing the total to $749,000.  Funding is included in Department of Administrative Services FY 2015-16 Proposed Budget.

2.    Approve the option to renew the blanket purchase order for one additional one-year term with a renewal amount not to exceed 10 percent in aggregate of the original award amount.

 

21.  PUBLIC WORKS

a.    Lower Chipmunk and Outfall Water Quality Improvement Project / Construction Contract Change Order

1.    Adopt a Resolution approving Change Order No. 1 for Contract No. 000917 with Burdick Excavating Co., Inc., for relocating a conflicting water line on behalf of the North Tahoe Public Utility District for $145,520, and authorizing the Director of Public Works, or designee, to execute the Change Order and amend the contract for a total of $1,685,190.

 

22.  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.    Keaton Raphael Memorial Event / Funding for Children’s Cancer Research

1.    Approve appropriation of $1,750 in Revenue Sharing monies to the Keaton Raphael Memorial’s 3rd Annual Gala Kaleidoscope event, as requested by Supervisor Weygandt ($250) and Supervisor Holmes ($500) and Supervisor Uhler ($1,000).

 

b.    Placer Nature Center / Funding for Educational Field Trips

1.    Approve appropriation of $600 in Revenue Sharing monies to the Placer Nature Center to assist students with educational field trip scholarships, as requested by Supervisor Weygandt ($100) and Supervisor Holmes ($500).

 

c.    Placer High School / Funding for Track Improvements

1.    Approve appropriation of $1,000 in Revenue Sharing monies to Placer High School for their track improvements as requested by Supervisor Holmes ($1,000).

 

d.    Placer Land Trust / Funding for Preservation and Conservation Efforts 

1.    Approve appropriation of $600 in Revenue Sharing monies to the Placer Land Trust’s Annual Placer Conservator Award Ceremony, honoring Lincoln’s Mark Fowler, as requested by Supervisor Weygandt ($100) and Supervisor Holmes ($500).

 

e.    Rocklin Area Chamber of Commerce / Funding for Promotion of Local Businesses

1.    Approve appropriation of $600 in Revenue Sharing monies to the Rocklin Area Chamber of Commerce 22nd Annual Hot Chili & Cool Cars event, as requested by Supervisor Weygandt ($100) and Supervisor Holmes ($500).

 

f.     Rocklin High School Blue Thunder Booster Club / Funding for Student Curriculum Materials

1.    Approve appropriation of $350 in Revenue Sharing monies to the Rocklin High School Blue Thunder Booster Club as requested by Supervisor Weygandt ($100) and Supervisor Holmes ($250).

 

g.    Stand Up Placer / Funding for Services provided to Victims of Domestic Violence

1.    Approve appropriation of $350 in Revenue Sharing monies to Stand Up Placer for their Stand Up and Run 5K and 10K event, as requested by Supervisor Weygandt ($100) and Supervisor Holmes ($250).

 

23.  SHERIFF

a.    Roadside Maintenance and Litter Removal Services / California Department of Transportation

1.    Adopt a Resolution approving the Cooperative Agreement with the California Department of Transportation (CALTRANS) for roadside maintenance and litter removal services in the amount of $814,549, for the period November 01, 2015 through October 31, 2018, and authorize the Sheriff to sign and execute the Agreement.

 

b.    Marine Patrol Program / Grant Award from Department of Parks and Recreation Division of Boating and Waterways

1.    Adopt a Resolution authorizing the Sheriff to execute a grant award from the Department of Parks and Recreation Division of Boating and Waterways for FY 2015-16 in the amount of $82,295 for the Sheriff’s Marine Patrol Program.  The grant period is from October 01, 2015 through June 30, 2016.

2.    Approve a Budget Revision to increase revenue and expenditures in the amount of $82,295 for special department expense, and authorize the Purchasing Manager to execute all related documents.

 

24.  TREASURER-TAX COLLECTOR

a.    Sierra Valley Energy Authority JPA

1.    Adopt a Resolution authorizing the Chairman to execute and deliver the Joint Exercise of Powers Agreement for the formation of the Sierra Valley Energy Authority for the purpose of further expanding the mPower PACE program, confirming the officers, establishing the time and place of regular meetings of the Authority, appointing Supervisor Montgomery as the County’s representative on the new JPA and making certain findings and directing certain actions to be taken regarding a conflict of interest code, and retaining counsel for the Authority.

* * * End of Consent Agenda * * *

 

ITEMS FOR INFORMATION:

25.  PERSONNEL

a.    Classified Service Merit Increases

 

ADJOURNMENT

 

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS’ 2015 MEETING SCHEDULE:

September 01, 2015

September 15, 2015

October 06, 2015

October 19 & 20, 2015 (Tahoe)

November 03, 2015

November 17, 2015

December 08, 2015

 

BOARD GUIDELINES

Unless otherwise addressed by the Board’s action, or required by Resolution, all contracts, agreements, or memorandum of understandings approved by the Board will be executed by the Chair.  All contracts, agreements, and memorandum of understandings must be approved to form, where applicable, by County Counsel, Risk Management, and/or Personnel prior to execution by the Chair or delegated authority.

 

PROCUREMENT PURCHASING POLICY

In accordance with County Policy, non-contested competitively awarded bids under $400,000 are placed on the Consent Agenda.  Unless otherwise addressed by the Board’s action, approval of Procurement items will authorize the Purchasing Manager to sign the resulting contracts.  The County Purchasing Manual and Section 20142 of the Public Contract Code, in most situations, authorizes the Purchasing Manager to sign purchase orders, blanket purchase orders, contracts and subsequent change orders, options, or renewals up to 10 percent of an aggregate total contract cost, or $50,000, whichever is less.