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

Board Agenda, January 24, 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 Supervisor Weygandt.


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.


1. ORDINANCES Second reading:

a. County Executive - Ordinance amending Chapter 3, Section 3.12.030, Schedule of Classifications and Salary Ranges for Unclassified Service, affecting classification of Assessor and Assistant Assessor.

b. Environmental Health Ordinance amending Chapter 8, revising Article 8.24 of the Placer County Code, relating to on-site sewage treatment and disposal.

c. Personnel/Civil Service Commission Ordinance amending Chapter 3, affecting classification, compensation and allocation of positions in the Assessor and Auditor/Controller departments.

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

a. 05-134, Beals, Debra, Reinstatement & $50,000 + (Personal Injury).


a. Agricultural Commission - Approve reappointment of William C. Morebeck to Seat 8 (Small Farm Industry) and Patricia L. Beard to Seat 9 (Foothill Farm Industry).

b. Placer County Resource Conservation District - Approve appointment of Claudia Ann Smith to Seat 3 (At-Large).

c. Placer County Transportation Planning Agency Approve appointment of Ron McIntyre to Seat 3 (At-Large).

4. COUNTY CLERK/ELECTIONS - Resolution authorizing the Chairman to execute an agreement with the State, in the amount of $34,586.44 in Federal reimbursement funds, for implementation of Election Assistance for Individuals with Disabilities (EAID), as provided and funded by the 2002 Help America Vote Act, (HAVA), Section 261, provisions for polling place accessibility and related poll worker training and access information for voters.

5. COUNTY COUNSEL Approve appointment of Anthony J. La Bouff, County Counsel, or a designated representative of his office, and David Tellman, Placer County Bar Association President, to the Law Library Board of Trustees.

6. COUNTY EXECUTIVE - Authorize the Chairman to sign a letter in support of Senate Bill 2079, (Smith) "Forests for Future Generations Act" to improve the ability of the Federal Government to promptly implement recovery efforts in response to catastrophic events, including fire.

7. COUNTY EXECUTIVE/EMERGENCY SERVICES Resolution terminating the Declaration of Local Emergency made by the Board on January 10, 2006.

8. COUNTY EXECUTIVE/RISK MANAGEMENT - Approve emergency purchase orders with multiple vendors for repair and construction due to water damage at the former Placer County Finance and Administration Building and authorize the Risk Management Manager and Purchasing Manager to sign the documents.


a. Auburn Administrative Building Paving Project, #9129 - Resolution accepting the project as complete and authorizing the Facility Services Director to execute and record the Notice of Completion.

b. Fulweiler Administrative Center Renovation, Project #4646 Approve a budget revision, in the amount of $26,500, transferring funds for the purchase and installation of a projection system and computer based training system for the Personnel Department's Training Room, from the Fulweiler Administrative Center Renovation, Project #4646, to the Department's operating budget; and following its purchase, authorize the addition of the projection system equipment to the County's Master Fixed Asset List.

c. 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.

d. Recreation Area #5 (Meadow Vista/Auburn Area) - Approve use of Park Dedication Fees, in the amount of $35,000, from Recreation Area #5, for construction of the Meadow Vista Community Center and authorize the Chairman to execute the use agreement.

e. Ronald L. Feist Park - Approve a joint use agreement with the Roseville Joint Union High School District for construction and use of tennis courts at the Ronald L. Feist Park.

10. HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES/ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH Resolution adopting modifications to the On-Site Sewage Manual.


a. Civil Service Commission - Introduction of an ordinance, amending Chapter 3, affecting classification, compensation and allocation of position for Community Development Resource Agency/Building Department, creating the position of Building Division Manager and to reclassify one Supervising Building Inspector position to a Building Division Manager.

b. Long Term Disability Rate Approve a rate increase from $.35/$100 to $.37/$100 monthly payroll, from January 1, 2006 through December 31, 2006, as requested by Jefferson Pilot Financial.

12. PLANNING/MEADOW VISTA ARBORETUM, PHASE 2 Amend contract with Auburn Area Recreation and Park District, in the amount of $17,600, for additional planting, supplies and educational materials; and authorize the Purchasing Manager to sign.

13. PROBATION - Resolution authorizing the Chief Probation Officer to submit and/or sign an agreement, in the amount of $450,012, for Juvenile Probation and Camps Funding and related contracts, amendments or extensions with the State.

14. 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. Change Order, Remote Satellite Tracking & Monitoring/Probation Approve Change Order #1 to Blanket Purchase Order #12461, with Pro Tech Monitoring Inc., in the amount of $16,500, and renew Blanket Purchase Order #12461 through December 31, 2006, in the amount of $98,000.

b. Change Orders, Plumbing Supplies/Facility Services Approve change order to Blanket Purchase Order #12765 with Anderson's Sierra Pine, in the amount of $15,000, and Blanket Purchase Order #12764 with General Plumbing Supply, in the amount of $11,000.

c. Purchase Order, Bio-Zyme Lift Station Maintainer/Facility Services - Approve a blanket purchase order with Brulin & Company, Inc., in the maximum amount of $85,000.

15. PUBLIC WORKS - Resolution abandoning a portion of Lanny Lane, adjacent to Lot 3, Squaw Valley Estates, Unit #3.


a. Approve appropriation of $250 in Revenue Sharing monies to Placer High School's Grad Night Alive, as requested by Supervisor Holmes.

b. Approve appropriation of $500 in Revenue Sharing monies to the Maidu Interpretive Center for the Taste of the Wild fundraiser event for new community exhibits, as requested by Supervisor Santucci and Supervisor Gaines ($250 each).

*** End of Consent Agenda ***



17. ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES/PROCUREMENT Authorize the Purchasing Manager to sign the following:

a. Bid #9477, Vehicle Purchases/Public Works & Procurement Award to the lowest responsive bidders, in the maximum aggregate amount of $730,807.41.


18. BUILDING DEPARTMENT - Resolution authorizing alternative dates and drawing locations for implementing the 2006 Tahoe Building Permit Allocation Program.


19. COUNTY EXECUTIVE Resolution authorizing a ballot measure for the June 5, 2006 primary election asking the electorate to repeal Measure F.


20. PLANNING/TAHOE CITY TRANSIT CENTER Recommended action is to deny the appeals of Tavern Shores and Tahoe Tavern Property Owners Association, dated May 4, 2001, and Richard Mallet et al., dated May 6, 2001, (1) and adopt the resolution certifying the Final Environmental Impact Report and adopt a Statement of Findings regarding the Tahoe City Transit Center, and (2) adopt the findings approving Conditional Use Permit #2657.





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) All American Towing v. County of Placer, et al., Placer County Superior Court Case No. SCV-18824.

(c) Haskin v. County of Placer, Placer County Superior Court Case No. SCV-17605.

(d) Mosley v. County of Placer, Placer County Superior Court Case No. SCV-16652.

(e) Young v. County of Placer, Placer County Superior Court Case No. SCV-17374.

(f) City of Lincoln v. County of Placer, Anthem Telecom, Placer County Superior Court Case No. SCV-18234.

(2) Anticipated Litigation:

Significant exposure to litigation pursuant to subdivision (b) of Section 54956.9 (one potential case).


Agency negotiator: CEO/Personnel Director

Employee organization: PPEO/DSA


Title: Administrative Services Director



9:05 a.m.

22. COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT RESOURCE AGENCY Resolution approving a public road name assignment of "Mears Place" to be assigned to a public access easement between Mears Drive and the Blue Oaks Ranch Estates Development, located in the Lincoln area.


9:10 a.m.

23. PLACER COUNTY 4-H ALL STARS Presentation of Honorary 4-H Leadership Cards to the Board.

9:30 a.m.

24. HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES Older Adult Advisory Commission 2005 Annual Report.

9:45 a.m.

25. FACILITY SERVICES Public hearing to consider the following actions:

1. Approve a resolution that affirms award of a contract to Sun Power & Geothermal Energy, Inc. (Sun Power), without public bidding, is in the public interest and is economically beneficial pursuant to the provisions of California Government Code Sections 4217.10 4217.18;

2. Find that the design and installation of photovoltaic electrical generation systems at Placer County Government Center should not be subject to the County's Purchasing Policy Manual; and

3. Authorize the Facility Services Director to negotiate and execute, upon County Counsel's review and approval of required bonds and insurance, a contract with Sun Power for the design and installation of photovoltaic electrical generation systems at the Placer County Government Center, in the amount of $1,741,070, and execute any documents necessary to effectuate the purposes of the contract, including application for rebates from the California Public Utility Commission's Self Generation Incentive Program, Clean Air Grant funding from the Placer County Air Pollution Control District and any required change orders consistent with Section 20142 of the Public Contract Code.

4. Approve a Budget Revision transferring $991,751, within the Capital Projects Fund, from the Capital Projects Fund Reserves to the DeWitt Energy Generation project account.


10:45 a.m.

26. SHERIFF Presentation on the Placer County Sheriff Department School Safety Programs, School Resource Deputies and Drug Abuse Resistance Education (DARE) programs.

11:30 a.m.

27. PLANNING/APPEAL/MODIFICATION CONDITIONAL USE PERMIT "DRY CREEK 76" Public hearing to consider the appeal of a request from Darrell and Trudy Williams, on the Planning Commission's decision to modify Condition K of CUP-2452 to limit the amount of bright color, on any side of the existing gasoline service station canopy, to not exceed 50 percent. The property (APN 051-220-048) is comprised of 1.1 acres, is zoned C3-UP-DC (Heavy Commercial, Combining CUP required, Combining Design Scenic Corridor) and is located at Dry Creek Road and Grass Valley Highway in the Auburn area.


12:00 NOON

28. LUNCH At Steve's Place, 680 Auburn Folsom Road, Auburn/Agenda scheduling.

1:30 p.m.


1. Authorize staff to complete the reserve map alternatives for future consideration by the Board and other participating agencies.

2. Direct staff to prepare a conservation strategy that incorporates the least environmentally damaging practicable alternative (LEDPA) under the Federal Clean Water Act to comply with wetland regulatory requirements.

3. Direct staff to prepare a conservation strategy for oak woodlands that minimizes the costs associated with mitigation on rural residential (1 du/ac-10ac/du) properties.



30. AUDITOR/CONTROLLER - Report of refunds of $1,000 or less, from January 1, 2005 to December 31, 2005, In accordance with Resolution 2001-183 and Government Code Section 26906.

31. AUDITOR/CONTROLLER Statement of Condition of Cash in the Treasury for the month ending December 31, 2005.

32. TREASURER/TAX COLLECTOR Treasurer's statement for the month of December 2005.



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