The Placer County Administration Building - The Domes - at 175 Fulweiler Avenue, in Auburn

Board Agenda, February 21, 2006

Bill Santucci, District 1, Chairman Thomas Miller, County Executive
Robert Weygandt, District 2 Anthony J. La Bouff, County Counsel
Jim Holmes, District 3 Rich Colwell, Chief Assistant County Executive
Edward "Ted" M. Gaines, District 4 Michael Boyle, Assistant County Executive
Bruce Kranz, District 5, Vice Chairman Holly Heinzen, Assistant County Executive
Ann Holman, Clerk of the Board

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

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9:00 a.m.

FLAG SALUTE Led by Chairman Santucci.


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.


CONSENT AGENDA: All items on the Consent Agenda (Items 1 thru 16) 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 will be removed from the Agenda for discussion. The Board will convene as the Redevelopment Agency Board for Item #14.


1. ORDINANCES Second reading:

a. County Executive Office - Ordinance amending Chapter 3, Section 3.12.030, Unclassified Service, Schedule of Classifications, Salary Plan and Grade Unclassified Service, relating to the Auditor-Controller Department, Managing Accountant Auditor positions.

b. County Executive/Emergency Services - Ordinance amending Chapter 2, Articles 2.16 and 2.88 to reflect (1) the County Executive Officer as the Director of Emergency Services, (2) the County Executive Officer as the Chairman of the Disaster Council, (3) granting the Board authority to appoint other members of the Disaster Council, and (4) amending Chapter 3, Article 3.08, using the term "Emergency Services" in lieu of "Civil Defense."

c. Personnel - Ordinance amending Chapter 3, Section 3.12.010, Appendices DSAS-3, DSAN-4, and MGTS-9, relating to the salaries for the classifications covered by Proposition F and other associated law enforcement classifications, effective February 03, 2006, 5:01 p.m.

2. WARRANT REGISTERS Weeks ending January 6, 13, 20, 27 and February 3, 2006.


a. Resolution approving removal of fixed assets from the County's Financial Records based on annual inventories submitted by County departments.

b. Resolution approving a discharge from accountability for the collection of seven (7) delinquent accounts from the Agriculture Department that are no longer collectible by Revenue Services totaling $3,420.

4. BOARD OF SUPERVISORS - Approve minutes of January 10 and 24, 2006.

5. CLAIMS AGAINST THE COUNTY - County Counsel recommends rejection of the following claim:

a. 05-100, Michlmayr, Manfred, $7,500 (Property Damage).

6. CLAIMS AGAINST THE COUNTY County Counsel recommends that the Application for Leave to Present a Late Claim be denied:

a. 05-142, Armstrong, Gordon, $50,000 (Bodily Injury).

7. COUNTY EXECUTIVE/FORESTHILL FORUM ADVISORY COUNCIL Declare Seats #1, #3 and #7 vacant and direct the Clerk of the Board to post vacancies.

8. COUNTY CLERK/ELECTIONS Resolution authorizing the County Clerk to render election services for elections to be held June 6, 2006.


a. Agreement - Approve Amendment #2 with the North Tahoe Public Utility District removing the Kings Beach Community Health Clinic in the North Tahoe area from the maintenance services agreement and authorizing the Facility Services Director to execute.

b. Historic Courthouse Fire Alarm System, Project #4754 Accept a progress report and approve continuation of the project, pursuant to Section 22050 of the Public Contract Code and Section 1.3 (m) of the Purchasing Policy Manual.

c. Sewer Maintenance District #1 - Resolution authorizing acknowledgement of payment and release of lien for property owned by Georgia L. Maben, APN 076-051-006 and authorize the Facility Services Director to release the lien.


a. Adult System of Care Amend Contract #005436 with Pinecrest Lodge, in the amount of $30,686, for a revised aggregate contract total of $78,818, to modify the rate for services and increase funding available for activity conducted during the remaining 18 months of the agreement for the board and care facility, and authorize the Health & Human Services Director to sign.

b. Community Health Amend the Inter-Jurisdictional Agreement #02-25983 A2 with the State Department of Health Services Women, Infants, and Children (WIC), Supplemental Nutrition Program Branch, changing the hourly reimbursement rate for Jacqueline A. Kampp, PHN. The position is fully funded by State and Federal funding.

c. Environmental Health - Approve a contract with the Town of Loomis, from July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2008, for the provision of animal control services, and authorize the Health & Human Services Director to execute subsequent amendments.

d. Human Services - Approve a budget revision, in the amount of $8,900, for the purchase of a Dell Server and three-year quick response maintenance, and approve the addition of the server to the Master Fixed Asset List.

11. PLANNING/PENRYN 76 SIGN PERMIT (PSIN20040783) Approve findings supporting Board action overturning the Planning Commission's denial of a sign permit and approving such permit to allow for red fascias on the pump island canopies.

12. PROCUREMENT SERVICES - In accordance with County Policy, non-contested bids under $100,000 are placed on the Consent Agenda. Authorize the Purchasing Manager to sign the following:

a. Bid #9288, HVAC Units/Facility Services Renew bid with Valair, Inc., in the amount of $85,000, on an as-needed basis.

b. Change Order, Furniture/Various Departments Approve Change Order #1 to Blanket Purchase Order #12462, with Jacobs Office Interiors, extending the expiration date through February 28, 2006, in the amount of $27,000.

c. Purchase Order, Maintenance & Support, Permit Tracking System/Various Departments Approve purchase order with Accela, Inc., in the amount of $87,879.17, for Land Development purposes.


a. Agreement Resolution authorizing the Chairman to sign Professional Services Agreement #73225 with the Regents of the University of California, in the amount of $87,625, for post construction analysis of the County's Upper Cutthroat Erosion Control Project, located on the north shore of Lake Tahoe.

b. Asphalt Concrete Overlay, Summer 2005 Project, Contract #73213 - Resolution approving and authorizing the Public Works Director to execute the Notice of Completion.

c. Lake Forest Erosion Control Project Area "A", Dollar Point Resolution adopting a Mitigated Negative Declaration (PEAQ T20050974) with the required findings for the project.

d. Tahoe Estates Erosion Control Project - Resolution adopting a Mitigated Negative Declaration (PEAQ T20050978) with the required findings for the project.

e. Transit Authorize the Chairman and Public Works Director to execute an agreement with Sacramento Regional Transit to provide Section 3037 Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Grant Funds for Job Access Transit Services and approve a resolution authorizing the Director of Public Works to approve allocations of FTA Section 3037 Jobs Access Reverse Commute Funds for the Tahoe Area Regional Transit and Placer County Transit.

f. Transit - Authorize 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 2005/2006.

14. REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY BOARD Resolution adopting the Placer County Purchasing Policy Manual for Redevelopment Agency procurement activities and authorizing the County Procurement Manager to sign contracts as appropriate.


a. Approve appropriation of $150 in Revenue Sharing monies to the Oakmont High School for the 2006 Sober Grad Night, as requested by Supervisor Santucci.

b. Approve appropriation of $2,700 in Revenue Sharing monies to the Lazarus Project for the 6th Annual St. Patrick's Day Dinner fundraiser event, as requested by Supervisors Santucci ($200), Weygandt ($250), Holmes ($250) and Gaines ($2,000).

16. SHERIFF Approve out-of-country travel for Sgt. Robert McDonald to attend the Oxford Round Table for Criminal Law and Justice held in Mansfield, England, from March 26, 2006 through March 31, 2006; and approve a maximum of $400 reimbursement and paid time to attend the event.

***End of Consent Agenda***



17. CHILD SUPPORT SERVICES Presentation by Pamela McManis regarding implementation of the California Department of Child Support Services Statewide Disbursement Unit (centralized child support payment processing).


18. COUNTY EXECUTIVE/MIDDLE FORK AMERICAN RIVER HYDROELECTRIC PROJECT Amend Contract #12086 with Advanced Energy Strategies, Inc., in the amount of $150,000, for a total amount of $250,000, for consulting services related to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission re-licensing of the project, and approve the corresponding budget revision.


19. FACILITY SERVICES/NORTH FORK AMERICAN RIVER TRAIL CIVIL ENGINEERING SERVICES, PROJECT #4753 - Approve agreement with CH2M Hill, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $105,000, to provide civil engineering services for the project.


20. HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES/ADMINISTRATION/ASSEMBLY BILL 1859 (LESLIE) Authorize the Chairman to sign a letter of support which extends sunset of Placer's integrated and comprehensive County Health and Human Services System for five years.



a. Dry Creek/West Placer Community Plan - Resolution approving Professional Services Agreement #73230 with URS Corporation, in the amount of $256,722, for the preparation of the Transportation Element Update and supporting Environmental Impact Report for the plan.


b. Tahoe Heights Drive Emergency Project (1) Find that the stabilization of Tahoe Park Heights Drive and reestablishing a proper drainage course to prevent further erosion below Tahoe Park Heights Drive is critical to provide continued safe access to the Talmont Subdivision on the west shore of Lake Tahoe and due to life/safety issues, should not be delayed by a formal competitive solicitation for bids; (2) adopt a resolution authorizing staff to proceed with an emergency procurement of a general engineering contractor, and (3) authorize the Public Works Director to execute the resultant contract, in the amount not to exceed $100,000.



a. Department Reorganization Introduction of an ordinance amending Chapter 3, Section 3.12.010, Appendix 1, increasing the allocations in Sheriff's Department and County Personnel. The recommendation includes:

    • Increase allocation for one Senior Administrative Clerk for County Personnel to be dedicated to the Department's recruitments and support.
    • Increase allocation to add one Administrative Technician to the Department's Personnel Unit.
    • Increase allocation for one Staff Services Analyst to provide a higher level of professional technical services for the Department's Personnel unit recruitment and human resource activities.


b. Grant Application - Approve the application for the Justice Assistance Grant, in the amount of $15,938, for the reduction of alcohol and drug-related fatal and injury traffic collisions in Placer County and the City of Roseville; and approve the Memorandum of Understanding with the City of Roseville required to implement the grant.





Pursuant to the cited authority (all references are to the Government Code), the Board of Supervisors will hold a closed session to discuss the following listed items. A report of any action taken will be presented prior to adjournment.


(1) Existing Litigation:

(a) Sierra Watch, a nonprofit public benefit corp., et al vs. Placer County, et al, Placer County Superior Court Case No.: SCV-16652, (Martis Valley).

(b) Steven G. Dunmore v. County of Placer, Valerie Harris, Sheriff's Lieutenant; Valerie Harris, an individual, James (Jim) Hudson, Detective; James (Jim) Hudson, an individual; Edward N. Bonner, Sheriff; Stephen L. D'Arcy, Undersheriff; Does 1-10, U.S. D.C. Court Case No. 2:05-CV-1806 LKK DAD PS.

(c) Michael Baldwin, an individual vs. Placer County, Placer County Sheriff's Department, Officer Tracy Grant, Officer Ron Goodpaster, Officer Kevin Besana, Officer Brian Wiggam, Officer Jeff Potter, Officer Reed, Officer Stephen D'Arcy, and Does 1 to 50, U.S.D.C. Court Case No.: CIV S-01-1177 MCE, Court of Appeals Case # 04-15848.


Agency negotiator: CEO/Personnel Director

Employee organization: PPEO/DSA



9:30 a.m.

24. PLANNING BUSHNELL NURSERY REZONING AND APPEAL OF MINOR USE PERMIT (PREAT20040129) MITIGATED NEGATIVE DECLARATION Public hearing to consider an appeal from Dave Bushnell of specific conditions of approval for a Minor Use Permit for a retail nursery, including retail sales, and an accessory landscape installation business. The Board will also consider a rezoning request from RS-B-20 (Single Family Residential, Building Site size 20,000 square feet) to F-Dc-B20 (Farm, Building size 20,000 square feet, Design Corridor), for the 15.7 acre project site. The property (APN 048-081-035, 048-081-054, 048-081-055, and 048-081-058) is located at 5255 Douglas Boulevard, approximately 1.5 miles east of Sierra College Boulevard, and is currently zoned RS-B-20 (Single Family Residential, Building Site size 20,000 square feet).

(Continued from February 7, 2006.)


11:30 a.m.

25 COUNTY EXECUTIVE/BUDGET Presentation of midyear budget review for FY 2005/06.



26. AUDITOR/CONTROLLER - Statement of Condition of Cash in the Treasury, for the month ending January 31, 2006.

27. SHERIFF Inmate Welfare Fund Annual Reports for FY 2003/04 and FY 2004/05.

28. TREASURER/TAX COLLECTOR - Treasurer's statement for the month of January 2006.



March 07, 2006

March 21, 2006

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April 18, 2006