COUNTY OF PLACER
BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
Tuesday, February 9, 2021
County Administrative Center, 175 Fulweiler Avenue, Auburn, CA 95603
Bonnie Gore, District 1 Todd Leopold, County Executive Officer
Robert Weygandt, District 2, Chair Karin Schwab, County Counsel
Jim Holmes, District 3 Megan Wood, Clerk of the Board
Suzanne Jones, District 4 Marci Branaugh, Deputy Clerk of the Board
Cindy Gustafson, District 5, Vice Chair
The board chambers will be open to in-person attendance. To remain in compliance with the state’s public health guidance, the county will limit in-person attendance to just 25% of the room’s capacity and will require 6 feet of social distancing inside and outside chambers. There will be no standing room in chambers. If all seats are occupied, citizens will be asked to wait outside chambers. Due to the reduced capacity, we ask that citizens only be in chambers during the item they wish to participate on and then leave to allow others to participate in chambers. The entire meeting will be available on livestream.
For those not in attendance Public Comment for the Board Meeting will be offered remote call in line or virtually. Citizens who wish to speak on an Agenda item can sign up to provide public comment using the County’s public comment reservation system by calling 530-886-1800 until 8:30 a.m. the day of the meeting. Staff will call the citizens who have signed up to speak when the Chair calls for public comment on the item they requested. Public Comment will be opened for each agenda item, and citizens may comment virtually through a Zoom meeting webinar https://www.placer.ca.gov/boslive utilizing the “raise hand” function. Please raise your hand at the time the Chair announces the item.
**Sign-ups for Public Comment will be accepted starting at the posting of this agenda**
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.
FLAG SALUTE: Led by County Counsel Karin Schwab
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. HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
1. Receive an update on 211 Placer.
2. Approve a Proclamation declaring February 11, 2021 as “211 Day” in Placer County.
2. COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT RESOURCE AGENCY
1. Introduce and waive oral reading of an Ordinance repealing and replacing in its entirety Placer County Code Chapter 12, Article 12.32, “Lake Tahoe Shorezone.”
2. Conduct a public hearing and adopt a resolution establishing a fee schedule for pier encroachment permit fees.
3. COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT RESOURCE AGENCY
1. Conduct a Public Hearing to consider an appeal filed by the property owners, Rick and Corinn Crowley.
2. Deny the appeal filed by the property owners, Rick and Corinn Crowley.
3. Uphold the Planning Commission’s November 12, 2020 decision to uphold the Zoning Administrator’s denial of the Variance (PLN20-00002)
4. COUNTY EXECUTIVE
1. Adopt either: (a) a Resolution creating an Ad Hoc Committee to assist in the 2021 redistricting process, or (b) a Resolution creating an Advisory Redistricting Commission pursuant to Elections Code section 23001.
2. Provide direction on selection and appointment process for members of the committee or commission, and on development of the redistricting plan for Placer County supervisorial districts in accordance with State law and the Federal Census.
3. Approve an updated proposed 2021 redistricting process and timeline.
5. HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
1. Receive a monthly update on the Health and Human Services Department’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
6. COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT RESOURCE AGENCY
1. Adopt a Resolution to designate the member seats, eligibility requirements, and terms with appointing authority for the Placer County Housing Development Advisory Taskforce.
7. HUMAN RESOURCES
1. Introduce an Ordinance, waive oral reading, amending the un-codified Schedule of Classifications and Compensation Ordinance to implement salary adjustments for certain law enforcement classifications pursuant to Placer County Charter Section 302(b) and the 2015-2018 Memorandum of Understanding with the Placer County Deputy Sheriffs’ Association, and for members of the Board of Supervisors pursuant to Placer County Charter Section 207.
8. COUNTY EXECUTIVE
1. Concur with the Employee Relations Officer recommendation regarding the First Amended Petition for Exclusive Recognition of the Placer County Law Enforcement Management Association (PCLEMA)
9. 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) State of California, et al. ex rel. Franchek v. Workrite Ergonomics, LLC, et al.
U.S. District Court, Northern District of California, Case No. CV162789
2. Anticipated Litigation:
(a) Potential exposure to litigation pursuant to subdivision (d)(2) of Government Code §54956.9: One case
(B) GOVERNMENT CODE §54957.6 – CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATORS
Agency designated representatives: Todd Leopold, Kate Sampson, Karin Schwab, Dennis Batchelder
Employee organization: DSA
1. Adopt a Resolution authorizing the Agricultural Commissioner/Sealer to sign Cooperative Agreement No. 20-0980-000-SA in the amount of $32,000 with the California Department of Food and Agriculture for reimbursement for invasive weed control conducted throughout Placer County from January 15, 2021 through June 30, 2022.
11. CLAIMS AGAINST THE COUNTY
1. 21-004 Prentice, Jonathan, (Property Damage), $150
2. 21-005 Kerr, Glynn, (Property Damage), $2,401.40
3. 21-006 Williams, Anthony, (Personal Injury), $3,500,000
4. 21-007 Camphor, Sy, (Personal Injury), $200,000
5. 21-008 Carey, Al, (Personal Injury), $10,000
12. CLERK OF THE BOARD
1. Approve the minutes of January 12, 2021
13. COMMITTEES AND COMMISSIONS
1. Approve the appointment of Albert Lombardo to Seat #7 on the North Auburn Municipal Advisory Council.
1. Approve the reappointment of Robert Zaucha to Seat #2, representing Meadow Vista, John T. Lippold to Seat #4, representing the Placer Hills Fire Protection District, Lauraine Bacon to Seat #5, representing Secret Town to Emigrant Gap, and Don Belden to Seat #6, representing Secret Town to Emigrant Gap, on the Placer Sierra Fire Safe Council.
1. Approve the reappointment of David Johnson to Seat #1, Alan Shuttleworth to Seat #2, John Gagnon to Seat #3, and Dianna Suarez to Seat #4, on the Weimar/Applegate/Colfax Municipal Advisory Council.
1. Approve the appointment of Sandra Harris to Seat #6 on the Granite Bay Municipal Advisory Council.
14. COUNTY EXECUTIVE
1. The County Executive Officer recommends the approval of step increase for:
a. Daniel Chatigny, Finance Budget Operations Manager—CEO, from Grade 468, Step 3 at $70.46 per hour to Grade 468, Step 4, Range A at $73.99 per hour, effective August 15, 2020.
b. Stephen C. Newsom, Director of Facilities Management—Facilities Management, from Grade 657, Step 3 at $78.58 per hour to Grade 657, Step 4 at $82.50 per hour, effective February 13, 2021.
15. HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
1. Adopt a Resolution authorizing the Director of Health and Human Services to execute Single Case Agreements for health treatment in amounts not to exceed $100,000 for a term not to exceed one year.
1. Ratify execution of a single case agreement with Discovery Behavioral Health for Residential Treatment eating disorder services beginning January 25, 2021, through July 25, 2021, in an amount not to exceed $100,000, and authorize the Director of Health and Human Services to sign subsequent amendments up to $10,000, consistent with each agreement’s subject matter and scope of work with Risk Management and County Counsel concurrence.
1. Approve an agreement with Placer Community Foundation to provide COVID-19 vaccine communication services to less advantaged neighborhoods, as defined by the California Healthy Places Index (HPI) lowest quartile census tracts, in an amount not to exceed $95,000 from January 18, 2021 through June 30, 2021, and authorize the Director of Health and Human Services to sign the agreement with Risk Management and County Counsel concurrence, and to sign subsequent amendments not to exceed $5,000, consistent with the agreement’s subject matter and scope of work with Risk Management and County Counsel concurrence.
16. HUMAN RESOURCES
1. Adopt an Ordinance, introduced January 26, 2021, to amend the uncodified Schedule of Classifications and Compensation Ordinance to abolish obsolete classifications.
1. Adopt an Ordinance, introduced January 26, 2021, to amend various sections of Chapter 3 of the Placer County Code to update policies and achieve alignment with current labor agreements, recent classification updates, and current practice.
1. Authorize the County Executive Officer to sign a first amendment to increase the professional services agreement, SCN102853, with Levenfeld Winter, LLP to provide Placer County investigative services in the amount of $150,000, for a total contract amount of $250,000.
17. PROCUREMENT - In accordance with County Policy, non-contested competitively awarded bids under $400,000 are placed on the Consent Agenda.
1. Approve an increase to a contract with Andersons Sierra Pipe Co., of Auburn, CA for plumbing supplies in the amount of $10,000 resulting in a revised maximum amount of $110,000 for the period through December 31, 2020.
18. PUBLIC WORKS
1. Approve the following FY 2020-21 Budget Amendments increasing the Environmental Utilities – Capital Improvements fund for:
a. Project No. PJ00173 Auburn Ravine Force Main Improvement Budget Amendment AM-00423/AM-00424/JE100-0025817 in the amount of $600,000 from Assigned Contingency Reserves from Sewer Maintenance District 1 resulting in $2,700,000 available toward the project.
b. Project No. PJ00192 Sunset Area Planning Budget Amendment AM-00417 in the amount of $130,000 from the Environmental Utilities Fund.
1. Adopt a Resolution authorizing the Director of Public Works, or designee, upon County Counsel and Risk Management concurrence, to enter into an Improvement Maintenance Agreement with Caltrans to maintain highway crossing improvements within the State right-of-way along Highway 89 for the West Shore Pedestrian Improvements Project.
1. Approve the purchase of two (2) Ski Doo Summit snowmobiles in the total amount of $25,500 from Michael’s Cycle Works of Carson City, Nevada.
2. Approve a Budget Amendment #AM-00426 to move $25,500 within the Sheriff’s Office FY 2020-21 Final Budget in the Off-Highway Vehicle Program.
3. Authorize the Purchasing Manager to execute resulting purchase orders and related documents.
4. Add equipment items to the Master Fixed Asset List.
20. HUMAN RESOURCES
ADJOURNMENT – To next regular meeting, on February 16, 2021.
BOARD OF SUPERVISORS’ UPCOMING MEETING SCHEDULE:
February 16, 2021
February 23, 2021 (Workshop)
February 24, 2021 (Workshop)
March 09, 2021
March 29, 2021 (Tahoe)
March 30, 2021 (Tahoe)
April 13, 2021
April 27, 2021
May 11, 2021
May 25, 2021
June 8, 2021
June 22, 2021
July 6, 2021
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.
Any document submitted for consideration shall be submitted to the Clerk of the Board of Supervisors, 175 Fulweiler Avenue, Auburn, CA 95603 no later than 5:00 p.m. the day before the scheduled meeting. Any documentation submitted at any noticed videoconferencing site will become part of the official record, but will not be disseminated to the Board prior to the Board’s action. NOTE: An alternate location may be offered as a courtesy for a Board meeting but may be closed due to inclement weather or may not be available if technology fails.
To watch Board meetings or view Agendas online, go to Placer County’s website www.placer.ca.gov
INSTRUCTIONS FOR ONLINE PUBLIC PARTICIPATION IN MEETING.
The board chambers will be open to in-person attendance. To remain in compliance with the state’s public health guidance, the county will limit attendance to just 25% of the room’s capacity and will require 6 feet of social distancing. For those not in attendance the Placer County Board of Supervisors meeting will offer public comment telephonically by the following means:
· The Board proceedings are available via Zoom and you may also participate in Public Comment by using the “raise hand” function at the time the Chair announces the item https://www.placer.ca.gov/boslive
· Citizens who wish to comment may call 530-886-1800 to be added to our Call-Back List prior to 8:30 a.m. the day of the meeting. Public Comment will be opened for each agenda item, so those who have signed up should be prepared for a staff member to call them back for the specific item when the Board Chair opens public comments for that item.
· Alternatively, citizens may submit their comments in written form at the following link: https://www.placer.ca.gov/FormCenter/Clerk-of-the-Board-29/Public-Comment-Submission-157.
· The public may always email comments to the Clerk of the Board [email protected] or mail the same through the U.S. Postal Service to the County, Attn: Clerk of the Board, 175 Fulweiler Avenue, Auburn, CA 95603.
· All public comments received prior to 5 p.m. the day of the meeting will be provided to the Board members electronically or in written format.
· Emails received through the Clerk’s email address above during the meeting will still become part of the record for the Board meeting and retained by the Clerk.
· The public may always view a live video feed of the meeting online from the comfort/safety of their own home or workplace at www.placer.ca.gov . Closed captioning is available.
· Board meeting agendas are publicly posted for review on the county website at https://www.placer.ca.gov/7055/_2021.