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 Mike 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
FLAG SALUTE – Led by Thomas Miller, County Executive Officer.
STATEMENT OF MEETING PROCEDURES - Read by Clerk.
PUBLIC COMMENT - Rosemary Frieborn, Friends of Placer County Animal Shelter, thanked the Board for its efforts in obtaining the recent spay and neuter grant. Anita Wright spoke about the conditions at the Auburn Animal Shelter. Brenda Dabovich and Paddy Lawton requested the Robbers Roost building in Foresthill be converted into a library. Peggy Wilson and Barbara McMann spoke in opposition to the proposed library site.
SUPERVISOR’S COMMITTEE REPORTS – Supervisor Kranz reported on his recent Washington D.C. Cap-to-Cap trip. Supervisor Gaines advised he attended the ribbon cutting fort the new Ronald L. Feist Park in Granite Bay and also provided an update on the Golden Sierra Job Training Agency. Chairman Santucci advised he attended the new Sheriff Officer’s oath of office ceremony.
CONSENT AGENDA – Items 3b and 13b were removed from the agenda; Item 9c was moved for discussion. Consent agenda approved as amended with action as indicated.
1. ORDINANCES – Second reading:
a. Community Development Resource Agency/Administration – Ordinance 5413-B adopted 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.
b. Personnel/Civil Service Commission – Ordinance 5414-B adopted 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 with the Placer Public Employee Organization.
2. WARRANTS – Weeks ending April 7, 14, 21 and 28, 2006.
3. AGRICULTURE COMMISSIONER:
a. Resolution 2006-89 adopted authorizing the Agricultural Commissioner/Sealer to sign State Contract #06-0033 for FY 2006/07 Petroleum Product Inspections and Weighmaster Enforcement Programs reimbursed by the State.
Approve contract with Nancyjo Rieske as a Contract Employee
providing services as Agricultural Marketing Director from May 15, 2006 to June
30, 2007, in the amount of $69,230.76, and benefits of $35,928, for a total of
4. ASSESSOR – Approved budget revision transferring $6,901 in existing funds; approved the purchase of one folding machine ($12,732) with maintenance contract ($1,104) and training ($165); added the folding machine to the Master Fixed Asset List; and deleted one scanner ($7,100) from the FY 2005/06 Master Fixed Asset List.
5. AUDITOR/CONTROLLER – Resolution 2006-90 adopted granting discharge from accountability for collection of one uncollectible Public Work’s account, totaling $10,230.
6. CLAIMS AGAINST THE COUNTY – Rejected the following claims, as recommended by County Counsel:
a. 06-005, Murphy Family Trust, Not Stated (Property Damage).
b. 06-041, Brekke, Robert, $1,500,000 (Property Damage).
c. 06-042, Brekke, Terie, $1,500,000 (Property Damage).
7. CLAIMS AGAINST THE COUNTY – Rejected the timely portion of the following claim, as recommended by County Counsel:
a. 06-016, Porter, Susan, $2,500,000 (Harassment).
8. COMMITTEES & COMMISSIONS:
a. Kings Beach Area Design Review Committee - Approved appointment of Chris Oberle to Seat 3 and Andrew T. Ryan to Seat 4, as requested by Supervisor Kranz.
9. COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT RESOURCE AGENCY:
a. Engineering & Surveying/Cherokee Estates Subdivision - Approved the Final Map, Subdivision Improvement Agreement and authorized the recording.
b. Engineering & Surveying/Vista Cielo Subdivision, Tract #915 - Approved the Final Map, Subdivision Improvement Agreement and authorized the recording.
c. MOVED FOR DISCUSSION/Planning/Sierra Nevada-Cascade Conservation Grant Program - Resolution approving the application for grant funds for the State Sierra Nevada-Cascade Conservation Grant Program under the Water Security, Clean Drinking Water, Coastal and Beach Protection Act of 2002 (Proposition 50) to secure an easement for the Kirk Ranch and authorize staff to apply for grant funds available through the Program to conclude the sale of a conservation easement for the 290-acre Kirk Ranch along the Bear River.
10. COUNTY EXECUTIVE:
a. Approved a merit increase for James Durfee, Director of Facility Services, from Step 3 to Step 4, retroactive to April 29, 2006.
b. Approved a merit increase for Pamela McManis, Director of Child Support Services, from Step 3 to Step 4, retroactive to April 01, 2006.
c. Ordinance introduced, first reading waived, amending Chapter 3, relating to position allocations in the Sheriff’s Office.
11. COUNTY EXECUTIVE/EMERGENCY SERVICES:
a. Declaration of Local Emergency – Resolution 2006-92 adopted terminating the declaration made by the Board on April 18, 2006.
b. Loomis Fire Protection District Capital Improvement Plan & Fee Nexus Study/2006/07 – Resolution 2006-93 adopted approving the Plan and Study reflecting a 4.63% increase in development fees.
12. FACILITY SERVICES:
a. Loomis Sheriff Parking Lot - Authorized Facility Services to complete an amendment to the Lease Agreement with Helen L. Stiles for a parking lot in Loomis, and authorized the Facility Services Director to execute the amendment following review and approval by County Counsel.
b. Placer County Water Agency & SunCal Property – The Board took the following actions associated with County owned real property at the antenna site in Penryn, transferring property between the County of Placer and the Placer County Water Agency (PCWA), and affecting the sale of surplus County property to SunCal Bickford Ranch LLC (SunCal):
1. Delegated authority to the Facility Services Director to execute the agreement for transfer of real property between the County and PCWA based upon the Material Terms for the exchange of approximately 1.81 acres of County property within a portion of APN 031-190-012 for approximately 1.78 acres of PCWA property within a portion of APN 031-190-011;
2. Authorized the Facility Services Director to execute the Agreement of Purchase and Sale between the County and SunCal based upon the Material Terms for the sale of approximately 1.86 acres of surplus County property within a portion of APN 031-190-012 for $5,285;
3. Resolution 2006-94 adopted authorizing the Facility Services Director, or his designee, to execute all necessary documents and take all actions to complete the sale of surplus County property located off Clark Tunnel Road, Penryn, to SunCal Bickford Ranch LLC and Resolution 2006-95 adopted authorizing the Facility Services Director, or his designee, to execute all necessary documents and take all actions to complete the property exchange between Placer County Water Agency and the County of Placer, for property in Placer County located off Clark Tunnel road, Penryn, and to record the deed for said property.
4. Added property received from PCWA to the Master Fixed Asset List.
c. Ronald L. Feist Park Project - Ratified the purchase of concrete for the project and approved payment to the Kiwanis Club of Granite Bay, in the amount of $5,000.
d. Senate Bill 928 (Perata) - Authorized the Chairman to sign a letter opposing Senate Bill 928 that proposes to raise the State mandated solid waste diversion rate to an “unspecified amount.”
13. HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES/ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES:
a. Approved agreement with Marin County, from July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2007, in the amount of $10,018, for their services as the host entity for the MAA/TCM Local Government Agency Consortium, and authorized the Health & Human Services Director to sign the agreement and amendments.
the Health & Human Services Director, with concurrence of County Executive
Office, County Counsel and Risk Management, to sign and execute the a list of
thirty-seven specific contractual agreements and subsequent amendments,
providing the expenditure agreements remain with 10% of the prior period’s
estimated total funding received for the 13 revenue agreements, based on current
year funding levels, is $528,888. The current value of the listed 24 expenditure
agreements is $1,097,722. The County General Fund contribution for the
expenditure agreements will be approximately $33,000.
c. Approved the purchase of a Dell Network Attached Storage, backup devices and associated software, in the amount of $79,323; approved a budget revision to the Health and Human Services Administration Budget, for a total of $79,323; added the hardware to the Master Fixed Asset List, and authorized the Purchasing Manager to sign all related procurement documents.
14. HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES/CHILDREN’S SYSTEM OF CARE - Approved agreement with Kings Beach Family Resource Center, from July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2007, in the amount of $60,000, for Differential Response Early Intervention Services through the Child Welfare System Improvement Plan.
15. HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES/COMMUNITY HEALTH:
a. Approved the purchase of computer software by the Public Health Laboratory from M/MGMT Systems, Inc., and computer hardware from the Dell Corp., for a total system cost of $62,000; approved the addition of software and hardware to the Master Fixed Asset List, in the amount of $62,000; and approved a budget revision to appropriately budget these funds, and authorized the Purchasing Manager to sign the necessary purchasing documents.
b. Approved Revenue Agreement #7275-06/07-706, from March 1, 2006 through February 28, 2007, with the County of Sacramento, the fiscal agent for Titles I/II of the Ryan White Comprehensive AIDS Resources Emergency Act, in the amount of $66,903, and authorized the Health & Human Services Director to sign the contract and amendments.
c. Approved submission of a Disease Prevention and Health Promotion Grant Application to Area 4 Agency on Aging and authorized the Health & Human Services Director to sign the contract and amendments.
d. Approved revenue agreement with Sutter Health Sacramento Sierra Region, dba Sutter Roseville Medical Center and Sutter Auburn Faith Hospital, from July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2006, in the amount of $19,400, to provide nursing services under the Family Support Project.
16. PERSONNEL – Ordinance introduced, first reading waived, amending Chapter 3, Section 3.12.010, Appendix 1, relating to reclassification of one position from Administrative Technician to Information Technology Technician I/II, for the Health and Human Services Department.
a. Juvenile Accountability Incentive Block Grant Award Agreement - Resolution 2006-96 adopted authorizing the Chief Probation Officer to sign and approve the Agreement with the California Corrections Standard Authority and to enter into contractual obligations to execute award of the agreement. The Grant became available several years ago through the California Corrections Standard Authority providing funding ($11,881) for programs as funded under this grant.
b. Placer County Juvenile Justice Coordinating Council - Resolution 2006-97 adopted appointing the Chief Probation Officer as the Chairman of the Council and authorizing said Chief Probation Officer to submit and/or sign Placer County’s Application for Approval for the County’s Comprehensive Multiagency Juvenile Justice Plan Modification and related contracts, amendments, or extensions with the State of California.
c. Fouts Springs Youth Facility - Approved contract with Solano County for the placement of juvenile wards at the Youth Facility. It is the intent of the Department to continue an annual contractual relationship with Solano County that permits Placer County to use the Youth Facility on a space available basis, at a rate of $3,600 per bed per month. The signing of the contact does not obligate Placer County to place minors with Solano County.
18 PROCUREMENT SERVICES - Authorized the Purchasing Manager to sign the following:
a. Agreement, Building Materials/Facility Services - Renewed with Diamond Pacific, in the maximum amount of $80,000.
b. Bid #9550, Elections Drayage Services/Elections - Awarded to Valley Relocation and Storage, in the maximum amount of $65,000.
c. Bid #9557, Convection Ovens & Racks/Probation – Awarded to Cooks Correctional Equipment, in the amount of $53,794.91.
d. Bid #9563, Hewlett Packard Printers/Health & Human Services - Awarded to Gov Connection, Inc., in the amount of $67,243.56.
e. Change Order, Credit Card Fuel Purchases/Public Works – Approved Change Order #1 to Blanket Purchase Order #12926 with Voyager Fleet Services, in the amount of $68,000.
f. Change Order, Telecommunications Equipment/Telecommunications - Approved Change Order #1 to Blanket Purchase Order #13016 with Graybar Electric, in the amount of $50,000.
g. Purchase Order, Plumbing Supplies/Facility Services - Renewed blanket purchase order, with Anderson’s Sierra Pipe, in the maximum amount of $59,000.
19. PUBLIC WORKS:
a. Lake Tahoe Park Erosion Control Project #73215 - Resolution 2006-98 adopted authorizing the Chairman to sign Amendment #1 with Kleinfelder, Inc., in the amount of $40,000, for extra construction inspection due to extreme weather.
b. Land Development Manual - Resolution 2006-99 adopted amending Section 4.07, Roadbed Design, to include reference to the use of alternative construction materials.
c. Maintained Mileage Records - Resolution 2006-100 adopted certifying the records for submittal to the Department of Transportation.
d. Tahoe Estates Erosion Control Project – Resolution 2006-101 adopted approving submission of application for grant funds from the Sierra Nevada Cascade Conservation Grant Program under the Water Security, Clean Drinking Water, Coastal and Beach Protection Act of 2002 (Proposition 50). The total amount of the grant acquisition request is $1,770,000.
20. REVENUE SHARING:
a. Approved appropriation of $250 in Revenue Sharing monies to the Auburn Chamber of Commerce, Auburn State of the Community Dinner, as requested by Supervisor Holmes.
b. Approved appropriation of $500 in Revenue Sharing monies to the Lincoln Volunteer Center for the 5th Annual Tour de Lincoln fundraising event, as requested by Supervisor Weygandt.
c. Approved appropriation of $250 in Revenue Sharing monies to the Placer Lady Hillmen Booster Club, as requested by Supervisor Holmes.
d. Approved appropriation of $2,750 in Revenue Sharing monies to Placer Land Trust Conservator Award Dinner, as requested by Supervisor Santucci ($250), Supervisor Weygandt ($1,000), Supervisor Holmes ($1,000) and Supervisor Gaines ($500).
e. Approved appropriation of $1,500 in Revenue Sharing monies to Placer County Sheriff, Search & Rescue Organization, as requested by Supervisor Santucci ($250), Supervisor Weygandt ($250), Supervisor Holmes ($500) and Supervisor Gaines ($500).
f. Approved appropriation of $150 in Revenue Sharing monies to Roseville High School, 2006 Sober Grad Night, as requested by Supervisor Santucci.
21. SHERIFF - Modified the Master Fixed Assets List and approved a budget revision to purchase two snowmobiles for the Search & Rescue operations, in the amount of $17,000, and authorized the Sheriff to execute any documents required to purchase the equipment.
22. TREASURER/TAX COLLECTOR - Authorized the Chairman to sign an acknowledgement that the Board will not take action to authorize Sierra Joint Community College District 2006 Tax and Revenue Anticipation Notes.
***End of Consent Agenda***
The following item was moved from the Consent Agenda for discussion:
9. COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT RESOURCE AGENCY:
c. Planning/Sierra Nevada-Cascade Conservation Grant Program – Resolution 2006-91 adopted approving the application for grant funds for the State Sierra Nevada-Cascade Conservation Grant Program under the Water Security, Clean Drinking Water, Coastal and Beach Protection Act of 2002 (Proposition 50) to secure an easement for the Kirk Ranch and authorized staff to apply for grant funds available through the Program to conclude the sale of a conservation easement for the 290-acre Kirk Ranch along the Bear River.
MOTION Weygandt/Holmes VOTE 4:1 (Kranz no)
23. ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES/PROCUREMENT – Authorized the Purchasing Manager to sign the following:
a. Bid #9549, Safety Supplies/Emergency Services – Awarded to Empire Safety and Supply, in the maximum amount of $230,000. MOTION Gaines/Kranz/Unanimous
b. Bid #9560, Asphalt Concrete/Public Works – Awarded to various vendors, in the aggregate amount of $907,000. MOTION Gaines/Kranz/Unanimous
c. Bid #9564 & 9565, Aggregate Materials/Public Works – Awarded to various vendors for aggregate materials and hauling, in the total amount of $724,000.
d. Change Order, Bulk Unleaded & Diesel Fuel/Public Works - Approved Change Order #1 to Blanket Purchase Order #12922, with Hunt and Sons, in the amount of $300,000.
e. Purchase Order, Traffic Paint/Public Works – Approved blanket purchase order with James David Lawrence, in the maximum amount of $100,000. MOTION Gaines/Kranz/Unanimous
f. Purchase Orders, Various Furnishings/Facility Services - Awarded to Keller Group, in the total amount of $160,518.88, for the Community Development Resource Center.
24. FACILITY SERVICES:
a. Auburn Justice Center, Project #4674 - Approved Amendment #2 to the agreement with Beverly Prior Architects, increasing the contract by $200,000, for a total contract cost not-to-exceed $2,268,500, for architectural and engineering services.
b. County Service Area #28, Zone #6 (Sheridan) - Resolution 2006-104 adopted authorizing a loan, in the amount of $220,000, from the County Service Area (CSA) Revolving Fund to CSA #28, Zone #6 and approved a budget revision appropriating the loan proceeds in FY 05/06.
c. County Service Area 28, Zone #24 (Applegate) - Resolution 2006-105 adopted authorizing a loan, in the amount of $250,000, from the County Service Area (CSA) Revolving Fund to CSA #28, Zone #24 and approved a budget revision appropriating the loan proceeds to CSA Zone #24 as follows: FY 05/06, $125,000 and FY 06/07, $125,000. MOTION Kranz/Holmes/Unanimous
d. Granite Bay Parks, Trails & Open Space Assessment District – Resolution of Intention 2006-106 adopted to levy assessments for FY2006/07, approving the preliminary Engineer’s Report and setting the time, date and location for a public hearing for the Assessment District.
e. South Placer Sheriff Substation (Loomis) – Authorized the Facility Services Director to complete negotiations for an amendment to the lease agreement with Richard and Michelle Ruff for the Sheriff’s Substation, located at 6140 Horseshoe Bar Road, Loomis; authorized the Facility Services Director to execute the agreement amendment, following its approval by County Counsel; and approved a Budget Revision to transfer funds for this project from within the Sheriff’s Department budget. The total project cost is estimated at approximately $489,000.
25. HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES/ADULT SYSTEM OF CARE - Approved contract with Richard Malek, M.D., from May 15, 2006 through May 14, 2007, in the amount of $197,375, for a total compensation of $300,332, for psychiatric services. MOTION Gaines/Weygandt/Unanimous
26. PUBLIC WORKS:
a. Emergency Expenditure Ratification – Resolution 2006-108 adopted ratifying emergency expenditures associated with landslides and other weather related events that have damaged and/or closed Ophir Road and Foresthill Road. MOTION Kranz/Holmes/Unanimous
b. Gladding Road & Lozanos Road Bridge Replacement Project, Contract #73232 - Resolution 2006-109 adopted authorizing Chairman to execute Contract Amendment #1 to agreement with Harris and Associates, in the amount of $142,275, increasing the total contract amount to $369,710, for construction management, inspection and materials testing services, and authorized the Public Works Director to approve and sign contract amendments, in an amount not to exceed $55,000. MOTION Weygandt/Holmes/Unanimous VOTE 4:0 (Kranz absent)
c. Kings Beach Commercial Core Improvement Project – Resolution 2006-110 adopted authorizing the Chairman to sign Amendment #4 to Contract #73146, with MACTEC Engineering & Consulting, Inc., in the amount of $277,872; and authorized the Public Works Director to approve and sign future amendments up to $28,000. MOTION Kranz/Holmes/Unanimous
27. TREASURER/TAX COLLECTOR – Approved the following actions in connection with refunding of the 1997 Certificates of Participation (COP), Administration and Emergency Services Building:
1. Resolution 2006-111 adopted approving Forms of Property Lease, Lease Agreement, Trust Agreement, Assignment Agreement, Notice of Sale and Continuing Disclosure Certificate; authorizing modifications to each of the foregoing and execution and delivery thereof as modified; approving form and distribution of preliminary official statement and preparation, execution and distribution of final official statement to be derived from the preliminary official statement and preparation; authorizing execution and delivery to initial purchaser of Certificates of Participation (2006 Administrative and Emergency Services Building Refinancing Project); and authorizing and directing County Officers to take all necessary actions to implement the Refinancing Project.
2. Resolution 2006-112 adopted authorizing the Chairman to execute and deliver the Joint Exercise of Powers Agreement for the Placer County Public Financing Authority.
3. Authorized the County Executive Officer to execute a contract with Capitol Public Finance Group, LLC, in an amount not to exceed $49,500.00 for financial advisory services related to the refunding of the 1997 COP.
4. Authorized the County Executive Officer to execute a contract with Orrick, Herrington and Sutcliffe, LLP, in an amount not to exceed $60,000, for bond counsel services related to the refunding of the 1997 COP.
5. Authorized the County Executive Officer to execute a contract with Quint and Thimmig, LLP, in an amount not to exceed $25,000, for disclosure counsel services related to the refunding of the 1997 COP.
ADJOURNED AS THE PLACER COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS AND
CONVENED AS THE PLACER COUNTY REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY BOARD
28. TREASURER/TAX COLLECTOR – Approved a Joint Powers Agreement by the Redevelopment Agency Board to form the Placer County Public Financing Authority and Resolution 2006-113 adopted authorizing execution and delivery of the Joint Exercise of Powers Agreement.
ADJOURNED AS THE PLACER COUNTY REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY BOARD AND
CONVENED AS THE PLACER COUNTY PUBLIC FINANCE AUTHORITY
29. TREASURER/TAX COLLECTOR:
1. Resolution 2006-114 adopted adopting By-Laws of the Public Finance Authority, confirming the officers, establishing the time and place of regular meetings and making certain findings and directing certain actions to be taken regarding a conflict of interest code and retaining counsel for the Authority. MOTION Weygandt/Gaines/Unanimous
2. Resolution 2006-115 adopted approving forms of Property Lease, Lease Agreement, Trust Agreement and Assignment Agreement and authorizing modifications to the foregoing and execution and delivery thereof as modified; approving execution and delivery of Certificates of Participation (2006 Administrative and Emergency Services Building Refinancing Project); and authorizing and directing Public Finance Authority officers to take all necessary actions to implement the Refinancing Project. MOTION Holmes/Weygandt/Unanimous
ADJOURNED AS THE PLACER COUNTY PUBLIC FINANCE AUTHORITY AND
RECONVENED AS THE PLACER COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
30. COUNTY COUNSEL/CLOSED SESSION REPORT:
(A) §54956.9 - CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL
(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. The Board received a status report from Counsel and gave direction.
(b) Deborah Doerfler-Casner vs. County of Placer, U.S.D.C. Eastern District Case No.: CIV.S-03-1864 WBS KJM. The Board received a status report from Counsel and gave direction.
(B) §54956.8 – CONFERENCE WITH REAL PROPERTY NEGOTIATOR - The Board met with its negotiator and gave direction.
(1) Property: APN Nos.: 094-090-041, 094-090-040 and 094-090-018.
Negotiating Parties: Placer County Redevelopment Agency and Douglas and Kathleen Dale, Raymond E. O’Neal and Michael and Stephanie Schwartz.
Under Negotiation: Price, terms of payment and conditions of acquisition.
(2) Property: APN No.: 090-182-024
Negotiating Parties: Placer County Redevelopment Agency and Tami Noyd.
Under Negotiation: Price, terms of payment and conditions of acquisition.
(C) §54957 - PUBLIC EMPLOYEE APPOINTMENT - The Board approved the appointment of Richard Buckman, as the new Veteran Services Officer.
Title: Veteran Services Officer
(D) §54957.6 - CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATOR – The Board received a brief update from its Labor Negotiator with regards to both PPEO and DSA labor negotiations.
Agency negotiator: CEO/Personnel Director
Employee organization: PPEO/DSA/Management
31. BOARD OF SUPERVISORS – Presentation of a commendation to Phillip Barquero of Roseville, Boy Scout Troop 331, for his acts of heroism that saved the life of a fellow Boy Scout.
32. COUNTY EXECUTIVE/REDEVELOPMENT – Public hearing closed and adopted Resolution 2006-102 to conduct the hearing under the Tax Equity and Financial Responsibility Act for the Northstar Community Housing Corporation’s request for tax exempt bonds to finance the Sawmill Heights Employee Housing Development, located in the Northstar Area of Placer County.
33. PUBLIC WORKS/TRAFFIC MITIGATION FEES ANNUAL ADJUSTMENT- Public hearing closed and resolution 2006-103 adopted increasing the Countywide Traffic Mitigation Fees to reflect changes in construction costs since April 2005. MOTION Holmes/Weygandt/Unanimous
34. PUBLIC WORKS/COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT RESOURCES AGENCY/COUNTY SERVICE AREA #28, ZONE #187 (NORTHSTAR AT TAHOE/RETREAT SUBDIVISION):
a. Public Works – Public hearing closed to consider all protests, tabulate ballots, and Resolution 2006-107 adopted creating Zone of Benefit #187 and setting charges to provide road rehabilitation, storm drain maintenance and snow removal services for the Northstar at Tahoe Retreat Subdivision. MOTION Kranz/Gaines/Unanimous
b. Community Development Resource Agency/Engineering & Surveying – Approved the Final Map, Subdivision Improvement Agreement and authorized the recording.
35. COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT RESOURCE AGENCY/PLANNING/REZONE/CONDITIONAL USE PERMIT "FLOWER FARM INN" (PREAT20040723) MITIGATED NEGATIVE DECLARATION – Public hearing closed to consider a request from A.R. Associates, on behalf of John and Ann Bowler. Ordinance 5415-B adopted approving 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-43 (Farm, minimum 1-acre) and 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 approved adoption of a Mitigated Negative Declaration and Findings. MOTION Holmes/Weygandt/Unanimous
36. COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT RESOURCE AGENCY/PLANNING/ZONING TEXT AMENDMENTS (PZTA 2005 0609) Revision of Density Bonus Provisions/Permitting of Kennels & Banks in New Zone Districts/NEGATIVE DECLARATION – Public hearing closed. Ordinance 5416-B adopted approving changes to Chapter 17 of the County Code (Zoning Ordinance): (1) to conform the provisions of Section 17.54.120 (Residential Density Bonuses and Incentives) to be consistent with changes in State law; and (2) to allow two uses (kennels and animal boarding and banks and financial services) with a Minor Use Permit in certain Commercial and Industrial Zones. The Board approved adoption of a Negative Declaration and Findings.
37. TREASURER/TAX COLLECTOR/2006 TOBACCO SECURITIZATION – Conducted a public hearing pursuant to Government Code Section 6586.6, and determined the use of joint powers authority (the California County Tobacco Securitization Agency) bond proceeds to finance public capital improvements provides significant benefits to the citizens of the County.
Closed the public hearing.
a. Resolution 2006-116 adopted to approve and authorize the amendment and restatement of the Sale Agreement entered into as of June 1, 2002, between the County and the Gold Country Settlement Funding Corporation, and authorizing the execution of the Amended and Restated Sale Agreement,
b. Authorized the County Treasurer to invest the sale proceeds in a manner consistent with the bond documents,
c. Approved professional services contracts with Sidley Austin, LLP as bond and disclosure counsel to the County and the California County Tobacco Securitization Agency, and with Capitol Public Finance Group, LLC for financial advisory services to the County in connection with the securitization transactions, and to appoint Lehman Brothers as lead managing underwriter for the Series 2006 Bonds,
d. Authorized and directed the Clerk of the Board to attest the signatories of the Amended and Restated Sale Agreement and other related documents as necessary, Authorized and directed, the Authorized County Officers to do any and all things to execute and deliver any and all documents which they may deem necessary or advisable in order to consummate, carry out, give effect to and comply with the terms and intent of the resolution and the consummation of the securitization transactions including, but not limited to, the execution of contracts with bond rating agencies, econometric and consulting firms and the execution of any certifications which are consistent, upon the advice of County Counsel and bond counsel, with the requirements of the Amended and Restated Sale Agreement, the Amended and Restated Loan Agreement, the Amended and Restated Indenture and the Contract of Purchase. Ratified, confirmed and approved any actions taken by such officers in furtherance of any of the transactions authorized in the resolution, which have been taken to date.
38. LUNCH - With the Roseville Rotary Club at the Sierra View Country Club, 105 Alta Vista Avenue, Roseville.
ITEMS FOR INFORMATION:
39. TREASURER/TAX COLLECTOR - Treasurer’s statement for the month of March 2006.
ADJOURNMENT – Next regular meeting is Tuesday, May 23, 2006.
BOARD OF SUPERVISORS’ 2006 MEETING SCHEDULE:
May 23, 2006
June 13, 2006
June 27, 2006
July 11, 2006
July 24, 2006 (Tahoe)
July 25, 2006 (Tahoe)
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