Board Meeting Agenda, Tuesday, April 18, 2006

Bill Santucci, District 1

Thomas Miller, County Executive

Robert Weygandt, District 2, Chairman

Anthony La Bouff, County Counsel

Jim Holmes, District 3

Rich Colwell, Chief Assistant County Executive

Edward "Ted" M. Gaines, District 4

Mike Boyle, Assistant County Executive

Bruce Kranz, District 5

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 Gaines.


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 15) 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 moved from the Agenda for discussion.


1. ORDINANCES Second reading:

a. Community Development Resource Agency (PDF) Ordinance revising Chapter 15, Article 15.48 of the County Code "Grading, Erosion and Sediment Control" to comply with our National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit, Tahoe Regional Planning Agency requirements, and to amend references relating to responsibilities of the Community Development Resources Agency.

b. County Executive Ordinance amending (PDF) Chapter 3, Section 3.08.070 and 13.12.030, Schedule of Classifications and Salary Ranges for Unclassified Service, adjusting the salary for the County Budget Administrator.

c. Personnel Ordinance amending Chapter 3 (PDF), Section 3.08.720, Eligibility Lists, according to Placer County's Workforce Planning Initiative, to clarify provisions for individuals gaining employment from the Lateral Transfer/Other Agency Eligible List.

d. Personnel/Civil Service Commission (PDF) - Ordinance amending Chapter 3, Section 3.12.010, Appendix 1 and 3.12.020, relating to the Public Works Department, salary amendment for the classification of Senior Bus Driver; the Planning Department, title change for Supervising Board Clerk classification to Supervising Board/Commission Clerk, and Administrative Services, reclassification of one Telecommunications Technician I/II position to Telecommunication Analyst.

e.Personnel/Civil Service Commission - Ordinance (PDF) amending Chapter 3, Section 3.12.010, Appendix 1, regarding reclassification affecting one Secretary Journey position to Administrative Dispatcher and one Information Technology Technician I/II position to Senior Information Technology Technician, relating to the Facility Services Department.

2. WARRANT REGISTERS Weeks ending March 10, 17, 23, 31, 2006.

3. BOARD OF SUPERVISORS - Resolution declaring April 24-30 (PDF), 2006 as West Nile Virus and Mosquito and Vector Control Awareness Week in Placer County.

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

a. 06-016, Porter, Susan, $2,500,000, (Harassment) (PDF).

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


a. 06-031, Draper, Greg, Not Stated, (Civil Rights) (PDF).



a. Older Adult Advisory Commission Approve appointment of Phillip Johannsen to Seat 18, (Senior Service Organization), to serve a two-year term.

7. COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT RESOURCE AGENCY/ADMINISTRATION (PDF) - Introduction of an ordinance, amending Chapter 3, section 3.12.010, Appendix 1, allocating 14 additional positions in the Community Development Resource Agency (CDRA), 1 additional allocation in the County Executive Office, transfer 2 allocations from Facility Services/Special Districts and 1 allocation from the Public Works Department to CDRA.


a. Merit increase Approve merit increase for Brian Wirtz (PDF) , Deputy County Counsel 1, from Step 3 to Step 4, retroactive to February 18, 2006.

b. Merit increase Approve merit increase for Robert Martino (PDF) , Assistant Chief Building Official, from Step 3 to Step 4, effective April 15, 2006.


a. Capital Project Fund Master Fixed Asset List (PDF) - Approve a budget revision, in the amount of $9,000, and add a PC File Server to the Master Fixed Asset List in the Capital Projects Fund.

b. Lease Agreement - Approve a lease agreement with Hall Investment Trust (PDF), in the amount of $1,250 per month, for storage of the Sheriff's helicopter at Hangar #46 within Building "B", at the Auburn Airport.

c. Sewer Maintenance District #3 (PDF) - Resolution of Intention setting the time and date to hold a public hearing to consider the annexation of property owned by Brian and Tanya Issertell, APN 036-100-005, into the district. Subject property is located at 4278 Miners Drive in Loomis.


a. Children's System of Care (PDF) Amend contract with Charis Youth Center, Inc., and contract with Milhous Children's Center, Inc., to increase various rates for day treatment services.

b. Community Health (PDF) Approve the award of Substance Abuse Prevention grants, to The Healing Light Institute (Donna Arz), Boys and Girls Club of Auburn, Whole Person Learning, Placer Community Foundation and the Tahoe Truckee Unified School District, in the amount of $17,500 each, for a total of $87,500, and authorize the Health & Human Services Director to sign.

c. Community Health (PDF) - Approve the Emergency Medical Services Appropriation Agreement and authorize the Chairman to sign in order to initiate the release of Placer County's allocation of $82,532 from the State Department of Health Services.

11. LIBRARY - Approve the closure of the Kings Beach Library (PDF) from Tuesday, May 2 through Saturday May 13, 2006, in order to repair sub-flooring, replace carpeting and rearrange the shelving.

12. PERSONNEL/CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION (PDF) Approve a side letter of agreement with Placer Public Employee Organization and introduction of an ordinance amending Chapter 3, Section 3.12.010, Allocation of Positions to Departments, and Section 3.12.020, Schedule of Classification and Salary Grades Classified Service, relating to departments of Community Development Resource Agency and Health & Human Services, as provided in the side letter of agreement.

13. 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 #9559, Winter Patch Asphalt/Public Works (PDF) Award to QPR, in the maximum amount of $65,135.

b. List of Qualified Firms, Real Property Appraisal (PDF) & Negotiation Services/Various Departments Adopt a List of Qualified Firms, as a result of Request for Qualifications #9512.

c. Purchase Order #12994 (PDF) , Diener Services/Sheriff Approve Change Order #2 with blanket purchase order with Browning's Placer Transport, increasing the maximum amount from $24,000 to $79,000.

d. Purchase Order #13002 (PDF) , Environmental Laboratory Services/Facility Services - Approve Change Order #1 to blanket purchase order with Sequoia Analytical, increasing the maximum total from $19,000 to $73,000.


a. Slurry Seal of Existing Roads, Summer 2006 (PDF) , Contract #73239 Approve list of proposed roads and project specifications for Summer 2006 slurry seal work and authorize the Public Works Department to advertise for bids.

b. Transit Grant Applications (PDF) - Resolution authorizing Public Works Director to submit applications and execute agreements with Caltrans for Federal Transit Administration Section 5311 Funds for Tahoe Area Regional Transit and Placer County Transit.

c. Transit Memorandum of Understanding (PDF) - Authorize the Chairman to execute a Memorandum of Understanding with PRIDE Industries for transit services in Placer County.


a. Approve appropriation of $150 in Revenue Sharing monies to the Woodcreek High School Safe & Sober Grad Night (PDF) , as requested by Supervisor Santucci.

b. Approve appropriation of $750 in Revenue Sharing monies to the Sportsmen's Legacy Foundation , Scholarship Program, as requested by Supervisor Santucci ($250) and Supervisor Weygandt ($500).

c. Approve appropriation of $250 in Revenue Sharing monies to the Auburn Host Lions Club (PDF) Charity Golf Tournament, as requested by Supervisor Holmes.

d. Approve appropriation of $500 in Revenue Sharing monies to the Auburn Rotary Club (PDF) for their 6th Annual Auburn Rotary Community Day, as requested by Supervisor Holmes and Supervisor Gaines ($250 each).

e. Approve appropriation of $950 in Revenue Sharing monies to the Placer Care Coalition (PDF), Raising Spirits Event, as requested by Supervisor Santucci ($250), Supervisor Weygandt ($250), Supervisor Holmes ($200) and Supervisor Gaines ($250).

f.Approve appropriation of $1,200 in Revenue Sharing monies to the Roseville Historical Society (PDF), Veterans Memorial Park Dedication Ceremony, as requested by Supervisor Santucci ($600), Supervisor Weygandt ($200), Supervisor Holmes ($200) and Supervisor Gaines ($200).

***End of Consent Agenda***



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

a.Bid #9538, Auto Body Repair & Refinishing Services/Public Works (PDF) - Award to Placer Hi-Tech Collision Center, in the maximum amount of $130,000.


b.Bid #9556, Audio Visual Presentation & Control System/Community (PDF) Development Resource Agency Award to Snader and Associates, in the amount of $259,590.


c.Purchase Order #12746 (PDF) , Historic Record Preservation Services/Clerk-Recorder Renew blanket purchase order with Brown's River Bindery Co., Inc., in the maximum amount of $154,420.45.


d.Purchase Order, Annual Software Maintenance & Support/Various Departments (PDF) Renew purchase order with Award to Oracle, in the amount of $156,714.76, for the Payroll/Personnel "ACORN/PORTAL" System.


e.Purchase Order, Food Trays/Probation (PDF) Award blanket purchase order to Allen Packaging Company, in the maximum amount of $285,000.


f.Surplus Vehicles/Various Departments (PDF) Declare vehicles surplus and authorize sale by public auction.


17.COUNTY EXECUTIVE (PDF) Approve the Fire Safe/Biomass Program and authorize the County Executive Officer to sign a contract, not to exceed $100,000, for a Biomass Manager and Program Support.


18.COUNTY EXECUTIVE/EMERGENCY SERVICES (PDF) Resolution ratifying the Declaration of Local Emergency made by the County Executive Officer on April 11, 2006 when the Board of Supervisors was not in session, and receive an initial update presentation on the effects of spring storms on Placer County and the response by County Department/Agencies.



1. Approve agreement with 21st Century Environmental Management Inc. of Nevada, to conduct one-day household hazardous waste (HHW) collection events in Colfax and Foresthill.

2. Approve a Memorandum of Understanding with the City of Colfax for the HHW collection event in the Colfax area.

3. Authorize the Facility Services Director to file the Notice of Exemption for the two one-day HHW events, based on staff's findings that this project is exempt from further review under the California Environmental Quality Act.



a.Wetlands Mitigation and Monitoring Plan, Project #4770 (PDF) Approve the following actions associated with the regulatory requirements for a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nationwide Permit #39, effecting properties at the Placer County Government Center in Auburn:

1. Resolution delegating authority to the Director of Facility Services, or his designee, to execute all documents and to take all actions necessary to satisfy the requirements of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nationwide Permit #39 including recordation of a Declaration of Restrictions;

2. Plans and specifications and authorize staff to solicit bids for construction of the Placer County Government Center Wetlands Mitigation Improvements and

3. Budget revision, in the amount of $150,000, to transfer funding within the Capital Improvements Project Fund to a newly created project account.


b.B Avenue Extension, Project #4777 (PDF) - Approve plans and specifications, and authorize staff to solicit bids for infrastructure and the road extension of B Avenue, Auburn.


c.Auburn Justice Center, Project #4674 (PDF) - Approve Amendment #1 to agreement with URS Corporation, increasing the contract by $285,041, for a total contract cost not-to-exceed $835,041, to provide construction management services for the project.


d.Community Development Resource Center, Project #4630 (PDF) - Approve Amendment #2 to Agreement #11396 with Williams + Paddon, Architects + Planners / Inc., increasing the contract by $194,909, for a total contract cost not-to-exceed $1,311,339, to provide architectural and engineering services for the project.


21.FACILITY SERVICES/SHERIDAN WASTEWATER TREATMENT PROJECT (PDF) Approve agreement with HydroScience Engineers, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $179,283, for design and construction management services for the project.



a.Administrative Services (PDF) - Approve purchase of systems furniture from The Keller Group, in an amount not to exceed $210,000, for offices at DeWitt Center and at 100 Stonehouse Drive in Roseville, and authorize the Purchasing Manager to sign contract documents.


b.Children's System of Care (PDF) - Approve agreement with the United Advocates for Children of California, from January 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007, in the amount of $829,546, for participation in the previously approved Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Children's Mental Health Initiative Grant.


c.Community Health (PDF) Amend contract with State Department of Alcohol and Drug Programs Safe and Drug Free Schools Grant, extending the grant for two years and increasing funding by $155,194.43, authorize the Health & Human Services Director sign related amended subcontracts, increasing the total contract amounts commensurate with the term extension, with Western Placer Unified School District ($23,345.92), Foresthill Union School District ($11,897.60), and the Child Abuse Prevention Council of Placer County ($17,500) to complete the program activities for this grant.


23.PUBLIC WORKS/GLADDING ROAD BRIDGE REPLACEMENT PROJECT (PDF) - Resolution authorizing Chairman to award and execute a construction contract to the low bidder, CC Myers Inc., in the amount of $705,351.50, and authorize the Public Works Director to execute contract change orders up to 15% of contract amount.







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; League to Save Lake Tahoe; Mountain Area Preservation Foundation vs. Placer County, et al. (Martis Valley), Placer County Superior Court Case No.: SCV-16652.

(b) Debra Blue, WCAB Claim, Claim No.: Unassigned.

(c) John Lindgren, WCAB Claim, Claim No.: RDG0113470.

(d) Joseph Holder vs. Bruce McPherson, as California Secretary of State, et al. San Francisco Superior Court Case No.: CPF 06-506171.


Agency negotiator: CEO/Personnel Director

Employee organization: PPEO/DSA/Management



9:15 a.m.

25.BOARD OF SUPERVISORS Presentation of a proclamation (PDF)  acknowledging ongoing efforts of the Placer County Child Abuse Prevention Council to eliminate child abuse and to proclaim April 2006 as "Child Abuse Prevention Month".

10:00 a.m.

26.BOARD OF SUPERVISORS (PDF) Informational presentation on the Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS) by Mr. Mike Brenner, P.E., District Conservationist.

10:30 a.m.

27.PUBLIC WORKS (PDF) Public hearing to consider adoption of an Urgency Ordinance establishing parking restrictions on portions of Lincoln Way and Flood Road, in the Auburn area.


10:45 a.m.

28.COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT RESOURCE AGENCY (PDF) /PLANNING/REZONE/CONDITIONAL USE PERMIT/FLOWER FARM INN (PREAT20040723) MITIGATED NEGATIVE DECLARATION Public hearing to consider a request from A.R. Associates, on behalf of John and Ann Bowler, for a Rezone from RA-B-43 and RA-B-100 (Residential-Agricultural, Combining Building Site of 2.3 acres and Residential-Agricultural, Combining Building Site of 1-acre) to F-B-100 (Farm, minimum 2.3 acres) to allow for the expansion of an existing bed-and-breakfast facility and a retail nursery. The 10.2-acre project (APN: 036-083-011) is located at 4150 Auburn-Folsom Road, on the southwest corner of Auburn Folsom Road and Horseshoe Bar Road, in the Loomis area. The Board will consider adoption of a mitigated negative declaration. Planning staff will be recommending a continuance.


11:00 a.m.

29.SHERIFF (PDF) Presentation of overview, objectives, and operational information regarding the Placer County Sheriff Department's Helicopter Air Operations Unit.

11:15 a.m.

30.BOARD OF SUPERVISORS (PDF) Informational presentation on methamphetamine and the effects on County services and the community. Remarks and presentations by Supervisor Kranz, Supervisor Holmes, Sheriff Edward Bonner, Health & Human Services Director and Public Health Officer, Dr. Richard Burton and a viewing of "The Montana Meth Project" a public service video, provided by the Thomas & Stacey Siebel Foundation.



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