COUNTY OF PLACER
BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
Tuesday, October 22, 2019
Bonnie Gore, District 1, Vice Chair Todd Leopold, County Executive Officer
Robert Weygandt, District 2 Karin Schwab, Interim County Counsel
Jim Holmes, District 3 Teri Ivaldi, Chief of Staff
Kirk Uhler, District 4, Chair Megan Wood, Clerk of the Board
Cindy Gustafson, District 5
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FLAG SALUTE – Led by Supervisor Weygandt
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.
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.
BOARD MEMBER AND COUNTY EXECUTIVE REPORTS:
1. CALIFORNIA TAHOE CONSERVANCY
1. Receive a presentation on Landscape Level Initiatives - Lake Tahoe West Restoration
Partnership and Tahoe-Central Sierra Initiative
2. COUNTY EXECUTIVE / PUBLIC WORKS
1. Receive an informational presentation, accept community input and provide Board direction on a potential pilot program to implement free transit to Tahoe Truckee Area Regional Transit (TART) passengers for routes in eastern Placer County.
3. COUNTY EXECUTIVE
1. Conduct a Public Hearing to consider adoption of a Resolution to approve a voluntary property tax exchange agreement with the Truckee Fire Protection District and authorize the County Executive Officer to execute the agreement.
4. COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT RESOURCE AGENCY
1. Receive an update and provide direction on Placer County’s draft Short Term Vacation Rental ordinance.
5. HUMAN RESOURCES
1. Introduce an Ordinance, waive oral reading, amending the un-codified Schedule of Classifications and Compensation Ordinance and the un-codified Allocation of Positions to Departments Ordinance related to the changes in the Administrative Services Officer series approved by the Civil Service Commission at its September 9, 2019 meeting.
1. Introduce an Ordinance, waive oral reading, amending the un-codified Schedule of Classifications and Compensation Ordinance and the un-codified Allocation of Positions to Departments Ordinance related to the changes in the Personnel Analyst series approved by the Civil Service Commission at its October 15, 2019 meeting.
6. PUBLIC WORKS
1. Adopt a Resolution approving and authorizing the Purchasing Manager, or designee, to execute an agreement with Dowling Underground & Networking Inc. dba Tree MD, of Foresthill, CA to remove 760 dead or dying trees in the amount of $966,445 funded by the Office of Emergency Services and authorizing the Purchasing Manager to sign all required documents and authorize any required change orders in an amount not to exceed $60,822.25 consistent with the Public Contract Code.
2. Authorize the Director of Public Works, or designee, to enter into a contract with CDM Smith, Inc. in the amount of $512,863 for consulting services from October 01, 2019 through September 30, 2021, upon County Counsel and Risk Management concurrence; and to extend the contract for an additional two-year monitoring period (through September 30, 2023) at a negotiated amount not to exceed $300,000 per year.
7. COUNTY COUNSEL / ADJOURN TO CLOSED SESSION: 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.
(A) GOVERNMENT CODE §54956.9 - CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL
1. Existing Litigation (Government Code §54956.9(d)(1):
(a) Rachael Akey, et al., v. Placer County, et al.
U.S.D.C. Eastern District Case No. 2:14-cv-02402-KJM-DB
(b) Concerned Citizens for Community and Public Lands v. County of Placer
Placer County Superior Court Case No. SCV0043035
(c) County of Placer v. California Public Employees’ Retirement System
OAH Case No.: TBA
2. Anticipated Litigation:
(a) Initiation of litigation pursuant to Government Code §54956.9(d)(4): One potential case
(B) GOVERNMENT CODE §54956.8 – CONFERENCE WITH REAL PROPERTY NEGOTATORS
Property: APN 472-370-037-000
Agency Negotiators: Todd Leopold, Karin Schwab, Amy Ellis, Steve Newsom, Laurie Morse, and Eric Findlay
Negotiating Parties: County of Placer and BSB-Roseville, LLC
Under Negotiation: Price, terms of payment, or both
8. BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
1. Approve a Special Meeting of the Board of Supervisors on Wednesday, November 13, 2019 and a regular meeting of the Board of Supervisors on Tuesday, December 10, 2019.
9. CLAIMS AGAINST THE COUNTY
1. 19-116 Keniston, Ann, (Property Damage) $464.85
2. 19-117 Post, Diana, (Personal Injury) $470,000
3. 19-118 Feckner, Tanner, (Personal Injury) Unstated
10. COMMITTEES & COMMISSIONS
1. Approve the reappointment of Ramzi J. Mahmood to Seat #1 (Represents Academia), Robin Mahoney to Seat #2 (Represents Public Works) on the Wastewater Advisory Committee Appeals Board.
1. Approve the reappointments of Ramzi J. Mahmood to Seat #2 (Represents Academia), Robin Mahoney to Seat #4 (Public Works) on the Wastewater Advisory Committee.
11. COUNTY COUNSEL
1. Approve the amendment to CN013539 for professional legal services provided by Resources Law Group, LLC for the necessary legal services related to the preparation of the Placer County Conservation Plan in the amount of $200,000, increasing the maximum amount to $900,000.
12. COUNTY EXECUTIVE
1. Adopt a Resolution approving the North Tahoe Fire Protection District New Inflation Adjustment Period of the Fire Facilities Impact Fee Study to Calculate the Annual Mitigation Fee Increase.
1. Adopt a Resolution approving the Alpine Springs County Water District New Inflation Adjustment Period of the Fire Facilities Impact Fee Study to Calculate the Annual Mitigation Fee Increase.
1. The County Executive Officer recommends the approval of step increase for:
a. Elise Nelson, Deputy County Counsel – I, County Counsel, from Grade 437, Step 4 at $53.28 per hour to Grade 437, Step 5 at $55.95 per hour, effective PP 11, October 26, 2019.
13. HUMAN RESOURCES
1. Adopt an Ordinance, introduced October 08, 2019, to amend sections 3.04.610 and 3.12.080 of the Placer County Code to align with current labor agreements and the implementation of Salary Range B.
14. PUBLIC WORKS
1. Adopt a Resolution approving the Initial Study/Mitigated Negative Declaration (State Clearinghouse No. 2019089087) with the required findings and mitigations for the bridge replacement project on Crosby Herold Road over Doty Ravine.
15. 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.
1. Approve appropriation of $750 in Revenue Sharing monies to support the Placer High FFA/Ag Booster Club, 90th Anniversary Dinner and Barn Dance fundraising event as requested by Supervisor Holmes ($500) and Supervisor Gustafson ($250).
1. Approve appropriation of $1,000 in Revenue Sharing monies to support the Sierra Community House, Tahoe Chocolate and Wine Festival fundraising event as requested by Supervisor Gustafson ($1,000).
1. Approve appropriation of $750 in Revenue Sharing monies to support the Sierra Senior Services “Meals on Wheels”, Spaghetti Dinner and Bingo fundraising event as requested by Supervisor Uhler ($250) and Supervisor Gustafson ($500).
1. Approve appropriation of $1,250 in Revenue Sharing monies to support The Lazarus Project, St. Patrick’s Dinner fundraising event as requested by Supervisor Gore ($500), Supervisor Weygandt ($250) and Supervisor Uhler ($500).
ADJOURNMENT – To next regular meeting, on November 05, 2019.
BOARD OF SUPERVISORS’ UPCOMING MEETING SCHEDULE:
November 05, 2019
November 19, 2019
December 03, 2019
December 17, 2019
Materials related to an item on this Agenda submitted to the Board after distribution of the agenda packet are available for public inspection at the Clerk of the Board of Supervisors Office, 175 Fulweiler Avenue, Auburn, during normal business hours. Placer County is committed to ensuring that persons with disabilities are provided the resources to participate fully in its public meetings. If
you are hearing impaired, we have listening devices available. If you require additional disability-related modifications or accommodations, including auxiliary aids or services, please contact the Clerk of the Board. If requested, the agenda shall be provided in appropriate alternative formats to persons with disabilities. All requests must be in writing and must be received by the Clerk five business days prior to the scheduled meeting for which you are requesting accommodation. Requests received after such time will be accommodated only if time permits.
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