TUESDAY,  MARCH 8,  2005


9:00 a.m.


Bill Santucci, District 1, Vice Chairman                                                                                                Jan Christofferson, County Executive

Robert Weygandt, District 2, Chairman                                                                                    Robert Bendorf, Assistant County Executive

Jim Holmes, District 3                                                                                                                             Anthony J. La Bouff, County Counsel

Edward “Ted” M. Gaines, District 4                                                                                                            John Marin, Administrative Officer

Bruce Kranz, District 5                                                                                                                                      Ann Holman, Clerk of the Board


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


9:00 a.m.


FLAG SALUTE - Led by Chairman Weygandt.



PUBLIC COMMENT:  Linda Lodwig and Sue Grogan ex pressed concern over the proposed asphalt plant in Meadow Vista, relating to the Conditional Use Permit conditions, ground water contamination and overall quality of life.  Brhett Steppig discussed issues with a newly proposed asphalt plant to be located in the vicinity of Old Airport Road, Auburn.  Debbie Dorsey spoke about Inner Power, a company that evaluates gas and electric power usage and makes recommendations to reduce the price per kilowatt.  Chairman Weygandt referred her to Thomas Miller, Director of Facility Services.  Jenine Windeshausen, Treasurer-Tax Collector, announced a new County contract with US Bank and introduced Wayne Nader, Regional Manager for Government Banking Relations for the bank.  Mark D'Ambrogi, President of Placer County Fire Chief's Association, the newly formed organization consisting of Federal, State, local, district and city agencies that have united to assist in time of need, regardless of location boundaries.  Randy Padilla, Deputy Sheriff Association, stated the Association is very pleased with the recent Probation reclassification.


SUPERVISOR’S COMMITTEE REPORTS – Supervisor Gaines reported on his trip to North Carolina to speak on a panel regarding the Center for Transportation and the Environment, relating to Sacramento Area Council of Governments (SACOG) Blue Print Plan for the future.  He also traveled to Washington D.C. to lobby on behalf of SACOG.


CONSENT AGENDAConsent Agenda approved with action as indicated. 

MOTION Gaines/Holmes/Unanimous



a.    Approved Joint Powers Agreement (PDF) allowing Placer County to participate in the Standard Data Record/Network Group Program and authorized the Assessor to sign.


b.    Approved closure of Sheriff Bail Account (PDF), an outside checking account with US Bank.



a.    Resolution 2005-40 adopted dedicating the week (PDF) of April 2-9, 2005 as “Creek Week” in Placer County. 


b.    Approved minutes (PDF) of February 8 and 22, 2005.


 3.   CLAIMS AGAINST THE COUNTY (PDF) – Rejected the following claims as recommended by County Counsel:

a.    05-009, Clemons, Nina M., $1000, (Property Loss).

b.    05-010, Draper, Greg, Not Stated, (Civil Rights).

c.    04-133, Dunmore, Steven, Not Stated, (Personal Injury).

d.    05-012, Taylor, Brian, Not Stated, (Bodily Injury).



a.    Flood Control & Water Conservation District (PDF) – Approved reappointment of John F. Rompala to Seat #9 (At-Large).


b.    Weimar/Applegate/Colfax Municipal Advisory Council (PDF) – Approved appointment of David Vonasek to Seat #5 and John Sellers to Seat #6, as requested by Supervisor Kranz.


 5.   COUNTY EXECUTIVE - Approved agreement (PDF) with Western Placer Waste Management Authority confirming County solid waste flows to the Materials Recovery Facility.



a.    Approved suspension (PDF) of the Placer Operational Area Civil Defense/Emergency Management Budget annual billing to the City of Roseville.


b.    Approved the Ponderosa Fire Safe Council Partnership agreement (PDF) with the City of Colfax and the Placer Hills Fire Protection District; directed the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancies, and   Resolution 2005-41 (PDF) adopted appointing three members from District 5 to the Council.


 7.   COUNTY CLERK/RECORDER (PDF) - Resolution 2005-42 (PDF) adopted calling for a Special Tax Election on June 7, 2005 for the North Tahoe Fire Protection District and the Placer Hills Union School District and authorizing the County Clerk to render reimbursed election services for the Districts.



a.    Franklin School (PDF) - Approved agreement with the Loomis Union Elementary School District, in the amount of $84,276, for development, use and maintenance of a new public park at Franklin School and approved a budget revision to appropriate County Park Dedication Fees, and to prepare a park master plan and construction documents.


b.    Franklin School (PDF) - Approved agreement with RJM Design Group, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $78,198, for master planning and Phase 1 design services for the Franklin School park.


c.    Granite Bay Park (PDF) - Resolution 2005-43 (PDF) adopted directing the preparation of the FY 2005/06 Engineer’s Report for the Granite Bay Parks, Trails and Open Space Assessment District.


d.    Squaw Valley Park, Phase 2, Project #4930B (PDF) - Resolution 2005-44 (PDF) adopted accepting the project as complete and authorizing the Director of Facility Services to execute and record the Notice of Completion.


 9.   PLANNING/PLEASANT GROVE & CURRY CREEK WATERSHED GRANT (PDF) – Amended contract with Foothill Associates, based upon the scope of work of $34,233.27, for professional services and authorized the Purchasing Manager to execute.


10.  PROCUREMENT SERVICES - Authorized the Purchasing Manager to sign the following:

a.    Bid #9403, Tractor Loader/Facility Services (PDF) – Awarded to Beeler Tractor, in the amount of $52,676.03.


b.    Request for Proposal #9021 (PDF), Project & Construction Management Services/Various Departments Approved a one-year extension of qualified list #9021, through March 4, 2006.



a.    Lake Tahoe Park Erosion Control Project (PDF)Resolution 2005-45 (PDF) adopted authorizing the Chairman to execute the cooperative agreement with the State of California, Department of Transportation, for the project located on the west shore of Lake Tahoe along and west of Highway 89, near Sunnyside.


b.    Public Road Name Change/Wise Road (PDF)Resolution 2005-46 (PDF) adopted changing the road name from “Wise Road” to “West Wise Road” between Mc Courtney Road and Brewer Road, in the Lincoln area.


c.    Transit/Tahoe City to Truckee (PDF) – Authorized the Chairman and Public Works Director to execute a Memorandum of Understanding with the Truckee-North Tahoe Transportation Management Association for transit service between Truckee and Tahoe City during the winter of 2004/05.



a.    Approved appropriation (PDF) of $250 in Revenue Sharing monies to Lincoln High School for the Academic Decathlon for the 2004/05 school year, as requested by Supervisor Weygandt.


b.    Approved appropriation (PDF) of $250 in Revenue Sharing monies to Roseville High School Sober Grad Night, as requested by Supervisor Santucci.


c.    Approved appropriation (PDF) of $250 in Revenue Sharing monies to the Markham Ravine Neighborhood Committee for the 2nd Annual Lincoln Creek Week, as requested by Supervisor Weygandt.


d.    Approved appropriation (PDF) of $350 in Revenue Sharing monies to Placer Sportsman Inc., supporting the 58th Annual Kid's Fish Derby, as requested by Supervisor Weygandt ($100) and Supervisor Holmes ($250).


e.    Approved appropriation (PDF) of $1,000 in additional Revenue Sharing monies to The Gathering Inn, as requested by Supervisor Holmes and Supervisor Gaines ($500 each). The total Revenue Sharing money for 2005 is $1750.


f.     Approved appropriation (PDF) of $1,000 in Revenue Sharing monies to Keaton Raphael Memorial for the annual St. Baldrick’s Shave–Off, supporting Childhood Cancer Research, as requested by Supervisor Santucci ($500) and Supervisor Weygandt and Gaines ($250 each).


g.    Approved appropriation (PDF) of $1,500 in Revenue Sharing monies to the Child Abuse Prevention Council for the 7th Annual Putting Children First Awards Luncheon, as requested by Supervisor Santucci and Supervisor Weygandt ($250 each) and Supervisor Holmes and Supervisor Gaines ($500 each).


13.  SHERIFF – Approved modification (PDF) to the Master Fixed Asset List, to increase the amount of the marine patrol boat and trailer from $50,000 to $57,250; awarded bid to Almar, in the amount of $57,250; approved budget revision for the increased equipment and authorized the Purchasing Manager to execute related documents.


*** End of Consent Agenda***







a.    Bid #9404, Asphaltic Concrete/Public Works (PDF) – Awarded to various vendors, in the aggregate amount of $1,300,651, and authorized the Purchasing Manager to sign the resulting primary and secondary blanket purchase orders.  MOTION Santucci/Gaines/Unanimous


b.    Bid 9409, Asphalt Emulsion/Public Works (PDF) – Awarded to Kent's Oil Service, in the maximum amount of $383,618, and authorized the Purchasing Manager to sign the resulting blanket purchase order.  MOTION Gaines/Santucci/Unanimous


c.    Purchase, Site Licensing Software/Information Technology (PDF) – Approved purchase of a seventh year of licensing software from Oracle Corporation, in the amount of $195,706.85, and authorized the Purchasing Manager to sign the resulting purchase order.

       MOTION Santucci/Gaines/Unanimous


15.  BUILDING DEPARTMENT (PDF)Resolution 2005-47 (PDF) adopted authorizing alternative dates and drawing locations for implementation of the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency Residential Building Permit Allocation Program for 2005.  MOTION Kranz/Holmes/Unanimous


16.  FACILITY SERVICES/PROPERTY MANAGEMENT (PDF) – Approved a continuance of the Board’s consideration to transfer Ronald L. Feist Park property (18.5 acres located off of Twin Schools Road in Granite Bay) to the County until the March 29, 2005 Board of Supervisors’ meeting which begins at 9:00 a.m.  MOTION Gaines/Holmes/Unanimous  VOTE 4:0 (Santucci temporarily absent)


17.  HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES/CHILDREN'S SYSTEM OF CARE (PDF) - Approved contract agreement with the County of Santa Clara, Starlight Adolescent Center, from March 15, 2004 through June 30, 2005, in the amount not to exceed $306,932, for day treatment mental health services.

MOTION Holmes/Gaines/Unanimous


18.  COUNTY EXECUTIVE/MUSEUMS REORGANIZATION (PDF) - Approved the consolidation of the Department of Museums as a new division of the Facility Services Department; ordinance introduced, first reading waived, amending Chapter 2, 3 and 15 relating to changes to the position and division and amended job specification; and approved appropriation of the proceeds of the sale of Maple Street properties, in the amount of $172,550, for Museum improvements to be included in the FY 2005/06 budget.  MOTION Kranz/Holmes/Unanimous


19.  PLANNING/DRY CREEK WATERSHED COORDINATOR (PDF) – Approved contract with Sacramento Flood Control Agency (SAFCA) to accept grant funds to pay for the Watershed Coordinator Position and directed staff to formalize an agreement with SAFCA and any other supporting agency to secure funding for FY 2005/06 and FY 2006/07.  MOTION Kranz/Gaines/Unanimous




(1)   Existing Litigation:

(a)   Sierra Watch, vs. Placer County, et al., Placer County Superior Court Case No.: SCV16652 – The Board received a status report and had a conversation with Counsel.

(b)   Western Placer Citizens for an Agricultural and Rural Environment (WPCARE), vs. County of Placer, Placer County Superior Court Case # SCV 15349 - The Board received a status report and had a conversation with Counsel.

(c)   Chandra Thomas vs. County of Placer, Placer County Superior Court Case No.: SCV15658 – The Board gave direction to County Counsel and Risk Management.


(2)   Anticipated Litigation:

Initiation of litigation pursuant to subdivision (c) of Government Code §54956.9: one potential case - The Board did not discuss.

          Significant exposure to litigation pursuant to subdivision (b) of Government Code §54956.9: one potential case– The Board discussed.


(B) §54957.6 - CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATOR – No reportable action.

Agency negotiator: CEO/Personnel Director.

Employee organization: DSA/PPEO.




10:00 a.m.


21.  COUNTY EXECUTIVE – Public hearing (PDF) closed.  Ordinance 5352-B (PDF) adopted, as modified, amending Chapter 9 of the Placer County Code, adding Section 9.33 regarding a permit program for public displays of fireworks.  MOTION Santucci/Gaines/Unanimous


10:30 a.m.


22.  SACRAMENTO AREA COUNCIL OF GOVERNMENTS – Update of the Blueprint Project.


11:15 a.m.


23.  PLANNING/REZONE/"CHAMBERLIN" (PREAT20040045) MITIGATED NEGATIVE DECLARATION (PDF) Public hearing to consider a rezoning application.  The Placer County Planning Commission, recommended denial, and the Newcastle/Ophir Municipal Advisory Council recommended approval of the rezoning.  The proposed rezoning is RS-B-10 (Residential-Single Family, Combining building site of 10,000 sq. ft.); the current zoning is RS-B-43 (Residential-Single Family, Combining building site of 1 acre min.). The property APN 040-150-023 is located at 397 2nd Street in the Newcastle area.  The Board may consider the adoption of a Mitigated Negative declaration.  Item continued from February 8, 2005.

       MOTION Holmes/Gaines  VOTE 3:2 (Santucci & Weygandt No) to close the public hearing and uphold the Planning Commissions' denial of the rezoning.  Staff was directed to prepare and bring back findings for the Board’s consideration at the next meeting on the consent agenda.


12:00 NOON


24.  LUNCH – At the Placer County Administrative Center, Conference Room B, 175 Fulweiler Avenue, Auburn – Closed Session.


1:30 p.m.


25.  PLANNING/WEST PLACER MAJOR PROJECTS (PDF) – Informational update.


2:15 p.m.



       Staff was directed to prepare a letter to the Corps of Engineers for the Chairman’s signature.



27.  TREASURER-TAX COLLECTOR – Treasurer's statement (PDF) for the month of January 2005.


ADJOURNMENT – The meeting was adjourned in memory of Dennis Machida, Executive Director of the Tahoe Conservancy.  The next regularly scheduled meeting is Tuesday, March 29, 2005.



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