COUNTY OF PLACER
BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
Tuesday, June 20, 2023
Bonnie Gore, District 1 Jane Christenson, County Executive Officer
Shanti Landon, District 2 Karin Schwab, County Counsel
Jim Holmes, District 3, Chair Megan Wood, Clerk of the Board
Suzanne Jones, District 4, Vice Chair Marci Branaugh, Deputy Clerk of the Board
Cindy Gustafson, District 5
The board meeting will be open to in-person attendance. The entire meeting will be available on livestream. 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 or if you have joined the Zoom meeting via phone at 877-853-5247 using the Webinar ID 956 2278 2877 please dial *9 to “raise hand” and queue for Public Comment. Please raise your hand at the time the Chair announces the item. Please Note:
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Community Development Resource Agency
3091 County Center Drive
Auburn, CA. 95603
FLAG SALUTE – Led by Supervisor Gore
PUBLIC COMMENT: 1.) Richard Lingensjo expressed his concern with the recall attempt of Shasta County Supervisor Kevin Crye. 2.) Jason Wedge discussed the value in listening to the people of Placer County and cautioned on relying only on the information presented by county staff. 3.) Michael Garabedian expressed concern with the information that is relayed to the Board by county staff regarding county projects. 4.) Bruce Carter has no objections to voting machines and would like to see the current policy changed to allow the public to present documents electronically during public comment.
1. Adopted Resolution 2023-151 to certify the Project 8 Winery Project Environmental Impact Report prepared pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act and to adopt the Findings of Fact and Statement of Overriding Considerations and the Mitigation Monitoring and Reporting Program.
MOTION: Landon/Gore/Unanimous Roll Call Vote 5:0
AYES: Gore, Landon, Jones, Gustafson, Holmes
2. Adopted Ordinance 6202-B, as amended, to amend Placer County Code, Chapter 17, Article 17.56, Section 17.56.330 for Wineries and farm breweries, Height Limit Exceptions subject to the findings in the staff report.
MOTION: Landon/Gore/Roll Call Vote 4:1
AYES: Landon, Gustafson, Gore, Holmes
3. Approved a Conditional Use Permit for the operation of a Large Winery on 40+ acres with an Accessory Use – Restaurant, establish hours of operation from 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m., establish the maximum attendees for Agricultural Promotional Events at 50 people, and allow the octagon building to be constructed 75 feet from the finished grade (with an additional 5.4 feet for rooftop mechanical equipment) subject to the findings in the staff report and conditions of approval as amended.
MOTION: Landon/Gore/Roll Call Vote 4:0:1
AYES: Gustafson, Gore, Landon, Holmes
ADJOURNMENT – To next regular meeting, on June 27, 2023.
BOARD OF SUPERVISORS’ UPCOMING MEETING SCHEDULE:
June 27, 2023
July 11, 2023
July 24, 2023 (Tahoe)
July 25, 2023 (Tahoe)
August 08, 2023
August 22, 2023
September 12, 2023
September 26, 2023
October 16, 2023 (Tahoe)
October 17, 2023 (Tahoe)
October 31, 2023
November 14, 2023
November 28, 2023
December 05, 2023
December 12, 2023
Levine Act – Campaign Contributions (Government Code Section 84308)
As of January 1, 2023, the Levine Act (Government Code Section 84308) applies to Board of Supervisors proceedings involving a license, permit, or other entitlement for use.
Pursuant to Government Code Section 84308, no Board Member shall accept, solicit, or direct a contribution of more than $250 from any party or their agent, or from any participant or their agent, while a proceeding involving a license, permit, or other entitlement for use is pending before the County or for 12 months after a final decision is rendered in that proceeding. Any Board Member who has received a contribution of more than $250 within the preceding 12 months from a party or their agent, or from a participant or their agent, shall disclose that fact on the record of the proceeding and shall not make, participate in making, or in any way attempt to use their official position to influence the decision.
Pursuant to Government Code Section 84308(d), any party to a covered proceeding before the Board is required, and any participant to such a proceeding is strongly urged, to disclose on the record of the proceeding any contribution, including aggregated contributions, of more than $250 made within the preceding 12 months by them or their agent to any Board Member. The disclosure must include the name of the party or participant and any other person making the contribution, if any; the name of the recipient; the amount of the contribution; and the date the contribution was made. The disclosure shall occur in the manner required under Government Code Section 84308 and any applicable state or local regulations, opinions, or policies. No party or their agent, and no participant or their agent, shall make a contribution of more than $250 to any Board Member during the proceeding or for 12 months after a final decision is rendered in that proceeding.
The foregoing statements do not constitute legal advice, and parties and participants are urged to consult with their own legal counsel regarding the requirements of the law.
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. 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. All written or emailed public comments received prior to 5 p.m. the day prior to 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. 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.
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