COUNTY OF PLACER
BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 2006
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 Chairman Santucci.
STATEMENT OF MEETING PROCEDURES - Read by Clerk.
PUBLIC COMMENT – Bonnie McAdams, representing the Boys & Girls Club of Auburn, provided an update and thanked the Board and Placer County for its support. Mechelle Buhan, Friends of the Animals, spoke about conditions at the Auburn Shelter. Michael Murphy, Libertarian Party, spoke about Board member endorsements. Rosemary Frieborn, Friends of Placer County Animal Shelter, requested an update of Animal Services. Thomas Colliver discussed his concerns about Foresthill.
SUPERVISOR’S COMMITTEE REPORTS – Supervisor Kranz attended the North Lake Tahoe Resort Association Annual Awards where Placer County was recognized for 10 years of assistance and for redevelopment efforts. Supervisor Holmes and Chairman Santucci discussed the trip they took to Washington DC with Supervisor Weygandt and Thomas Miller, County Executive.
CONSENT AGENDA: Items 7, 10a, 10c, 14, 15a and 15b were moved for discussion. Consent agenda approved as amended with action as indicated. The Board convened as the Redevelopment Agency Board for Item #14. MOTION Holmes/Santucci/Unanimous
1. ORDINANCES – Second reading:
a. County Executive Office - Ordinance 5397-B adopted amending Chapter 3, Section 3.12.030, Unclassified Service, Schedule of Classifications, Salary Plan and Grade Unclassified Service, relating to the Auditor-Controller Department, Managing Accountant Auditor positions.
b. County Executive/Emergency Services - Ordinance 5398-B adopted amending Chapter 2, Articles 2.16 and 2.88 to reflect (1) the County Executive Officer as the Director of Emergency Services, (2) the County Executive Officer as the Chairman of the Disaster Council, (3) granting the Board authority to appoint other members of the Disaster Council, and (4) amending Chapter 3, Article 3.08, using the term “Emergency Services” in lieu of “Civil Defense.”
c. Personnel - Ordinance 5399-B adopted amending Chapter 3, Section 3.12.010, Appendices DSAS-3, DSAN-4, and MGTS-9, relating to the salaries for the classifications covered by Proposition F and other associated law enforcement classifications, effective February 03, 2006, 5:01 p.m.
2. WARRANT REGISTERS – Weeks ending January 6, 13, 20, 27 and February 3, 2006.
a. Resolution 2006-32 adopted approving removal of fixed assets from the County’s Financial Records based on annual inventories submitted by County departments.
b. Resolution 2006-33 adopted approving a discharge from accountability for the collection of seven (7) delinquent accounts from the Agriculture Department that are no longer collectible by Revenue Services totaling $3,420.
4. BOARD OF SUPERVISORS - Approved minutes of January 10 and 24, 2006.
5. CLAIMS AGAINST THE COUNTY – Rejected the following claim as recommended by County Counsel:
a. 05-100, Michlmayr, Manfred, $7,500 (Property Damage).
6. CLAIMS AGAINST THE COUNTY – Denied the following Application for Leave to Present a Late Claim as recommended by County Counsel:
a. 05-142, Armstrong, Gordon, $50,000 (Bodily Injury).
7. MOVED FOR DISCUSSION/COUNTY EXECUTIVE/FORESTHILL FORUM ADVISORY COUNCIL – Declare Seats #1, #3 and #7 vacant and direct the Clerk of the Board to post vacancies.
8. COUNTY CLERK/ELECTIONS – Resolution 2006-34 adopted authorizing the County Clerk to render election services for elections to be held June 6, 2006.
9. FACILITY SERVICES:
a. Agreement - Approved Amendment #2 with the North Tahoe Public Utility District removing the Kings Beach Community Health Clinic in the North Tahoe area from the maintenance services agreement and authorizing the Facility Services Director to execute.
b. Historic Courthouse Fire Alarm System, Project #4754 – Accepted a progress report and approved continuation of the project, pursuant to Section 22050 of the Public Contract Code and Section 1.3 (m) of the Purchasing Policy Manual.
c. Sewer Maintenance District #1 - Resolution 2006-35 adopted authorizing acknowledgement of payment and release of lien for property owned by Georgia L. Maben, APN 076-051-006 and authorized the Facility Services Director to release the lien.
10. HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES:
a. MOVED FOR DISCUSSION/Adult System of Care – Amend Contract #005436 with Pinecrest Lodge, in the amount of $30,686, for a revised aggregate contract total of $78,818, to modify the rate for services and increase funding available for activity conducted during the remaining 18 months of the agreement for the board and care facility, and authorize the Health & Human Services Director to sign.
b. Community Health – Amended the Inter-Jurisdictional Agreement #02-25983 A2 with the State Department of Health Services Women, Infants, and Children (WIC), Supplemental Nutrition Program Branch, changing the hourly reimbursement rate for Jacqueline A. Kampp, PHN. The position is fully funded by State and Federal funding.
c. MOVED FOR DISCUSSION/Environmental Health - Approve a contract with the Town of Loomis, from July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2008, for the provision of animal control services, and authorize the Health & Human Services Director to execute subsequent amendments.
d. Human Services - Approved a budget revision, in the amount of $8,900, for the purchase of a Dell Server and three-year quick response maintenance, and approved the addition of the server to the Master Fixed Asset List.
11. PLANNING/PENRYN 76 SIGN PERMIT (PSIN20040783) – Approved findings supporting Board action overturning the Planning Commission's denial of a sign permit and approving such permit to allow for red fascias on the pump island canopies.
12. PROCUREMENT SERVICES - Authorized the Purchasing Manager to sign the following:
a. Bid #9288, HVAC Units/Facility Services – Renewed bid with Valair, Inc., in the amount of $85,000, on an as-needed basis.
b. Change Order, Furniture/Various Departments – Approved Change Order #1 to Blanket Purchase Order #12462, with Jacobs Office Interiors, extending the expiration date through February 28, 2006, in the amount of $27,000.
c. Purchase Order, Maintenance & Support, Permit Tracking System/Various Departments – Approved purchase order with Accela, Inc., in the amount of $87,879.17, for Land Development purposes.
13. PUBLIC WORKS:
a. Agreement – Resolution 2006-36 adopted authorizing the Chairman to sign Professional Services Agreement #73225 with the Regents of the University of California, in the amount of $87,625, for post construction analysis of the County's Upper Cutthroat Erosion Control Project, located on the north shore of Lake Tahoe.
b. Asphalt Concrete Overlay, Summer 2005 Project, Contract #73213 - Resolution 2006-37 adopted approving and authorizing the Public Works Director to execute the Notice of Completion.
c. Lake Forest Erosion Control Project Area “A”, Dollar Point – Resolution 2006-38 adopted approving a Mitigated Negative Declaration (PEAQ T20050974) with the required findings for the project.
d. Tahoe Estates Erosion Control Project - Resolution 2006-39 adopted approving a Mitigated Negative Declaration (PEAQ T20050978) with the required findings for the project.
e. Transit – Authorized the Chairman and Public Works Director to execute an agreement with Sacramento Regional Transit to provide Section 3037 Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Grant Funds for Job Access Transit Services and Resolution 2006-40 adopted authorizing the Director of Public Works to approve allocations of FTA Section 3037 Jobs Access Reverse Commute Funds for the Tahoe Area Regional Transit and Placer County Transit.
f. Transit - Authorized the Chairman and Public Works Director to execute a Memorandum of Understanding with the Truckee-North Tahoe Transportation Management Association for transit service between Truckee and Tahoe City during the winter of 2005/2006.
14. ITEM MOVED FOR DISCUSSION/REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY BOARD – Resolution approving the Placer County Purchasing Policy Manual for Redevelopment Agency procurement activities and authorizing the County Procurement Manager to sign contracts as appropriate.
15. REVENUE SHARING:
a. MOVED FOR DISCUSSION/Approve appropriation of $150 in Revenue Sharing monies to the Oakmont High School for the 2006 Sober Grad Night, as requested by Supervisor Santucci.
b. MOVED FOR DISCUSSION/Approve appropriation of $2,700 in Revenue Sharing monies to the Lazarus Project for the 6th Annual St. Patrick's Day Dinner fundraiser event, as requested by Supervisors Santucci ($200), Weygandt ($250), Holmes ($250) and Gaines ($2,000).
16. SHERIFF – Approved out-of-country travel for Sgt. Robert McDonald to attend the Oxford Round Table for Criminal Law and Justice held in Mansfield, England, from March 26, 2006 through March 31, 2006; and approved a maximum of $400 reimbursement and paid time to attend the event.
***End of Consent Agenda***
The following items were moved for discussion:
7. COUNTY EXECUTIVE/FORESTHILL FORUM ADVISORY COUNCIL – Declared Seats #1, #3 and #7 vacant and directed the Clerk of the Board to post vacancies. MOTION Kranz/Gaines/Unanimous
10. HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES:
a. Adult System of Care – Amended Contract #005436 with Pinecrest Lodge, in the amount of $30,686, for a revised aggregate contract total of $78,818, to modify the rate for services and increase funding available for activity conducted during the remaining 18 months of the agreement for the board and care facility, and authorized the Health & Human Services Director to sign. MOTION Holmes/Weygandt/Unanimous
c. Environmental Health - Approved a contract with the Town of Loomis, from July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2008, for the provision of animal control services, and authorized the Health & Human Services Director to execute subsequent amendments. MOTION Holmes/Weygandt/Unanimous
14. REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY BOARD – Resolution 2006-41 adopted approving the Placer County Purchasing Policy Manual for Redevelopment Agency procurement activities and authorizing the County Procurement Manager to sign contracts as appropriate. MOTION Holmes/Gaines/Unanimous
15. REVENUE SHARING:
a. Approved appropriation of $150 in Revenue Sharing monies to the Oakmont High School for the 2006 Sober Grad Night, as requested by Supervisor Santucci.
MOTION Weygandt/Gaines VOTE 4:1 (Kranz No)
b. Approved appropriation of $2,700 in Revenue Sharing monies to the Lazarus Project for the 6th Annual St. Patrick's Day Dinner fundraiser event, as requested by Supervisors Santucci ($200), Weygandt ($250), Holmes ($250) and Gaines ($2,000).
MOTION Weygandt/Gaines VOTE 4:1 (Kranz No)
DEPARTMENT ITEMS TO BE DISCUSSED BEFORE NOON, AS TIME ALLOWS
17. CHILD SUPPORT SERVICES – Update presented by Pamela McManis regarding implementation of the California Department of Child Support Services Statewide Disbursement Unit (centralized child support payment processing).
18. COUNTY EXECUTIVE/MIDDLE FORK AMERICAN RIVER HYDROELECTRIC PROJECT – Amended Contract #12086 with Advanced Energy Strategies, Inc., in the amount of $150,000, for a total amount of $250,000, for consulting services related to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission re-licensing of the project, and approved the corresponding budget revision.
19. FACILITY SERVICES/NORTH FORK AMERICAN RIVER TRAIL CIVIL ENGINEERING SERVICES, PROJECT #4753 - Approved agreement with CH2M Hill, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $105,000, to provide civil engineering services for the project. MOTION Holmes/Gaines/Unanimous
20. HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES/ADMINISTRATION/ASSEMBLY BILL 1859 (LESLIE) – Authorized the Chairman to sign a letter of support which extends sunset of Placer’s integrated and comprehensive County Health and Human Services System for five years.
21. PUBLIC WORKS:
a. Dry Creek/West Placer Community Plan - Resolution 2006-42 adopted approving Professional Services Agreement #73230 with URS Corporation, in the amount of $256,722, for the preparation of the Transportation Element Update and supporting Environmental Impact Report for the plan. MOTION Holmes/Gaines/Unanimous
b. Tahoe Heights Drive Emergency Project – (1) Made a finding that the stabilization of Tahoe Park Heights Drive and reestablishing a proper drainage course to prevent further erosion below Tahoe Park Heights Drive is critical to provide continued safe access to the Talmont Subdivision on the west shore of Lake Tahoe and due to life/safety issues, should not be delayed by a formal competitive solicitation for bids; (2) Resolution 2006-43 adopted authorizing staff to proceed with an emergency procurement of a general engineering contractor, and (3) authorized the Public Works Director to execute the resultant contract, in the amount not to exceed $100,000.
MOTION Holmes/Gaines/Unanimous VOTE 4:0 (Santucci temporarily absent)
a. Department Reorganization – Ordinance introduced, first reading waived, amending Chapter 3, Section 3.12.010, Appendix 1, increasing the allocations in Sheriff’s Department and County Personnel:
· Increasing allocation for one Senior Administrative Clerk for County Personnel to be dedicated to the Department's recruitments and support.
· Increasing allocation to add one Administrative Technician to the Department's Personnel Unit.
· Increasing allocation for one Staff Services Analyst to provide a higher level of professional technical services for the Department’s Personnel unit recruitment and human resource activities. MOTION Holmes/Kranz/Unanimous
b. Grant Application - Approved the application for the Justice Assistance Grant, in the amount of $15,938, for the reduction of alcohol and drug-related fatal and injury traffic collisions in Placer County and the City of Roseville and approved the Memorandum of Understanding with the City of Roseville required to implement the grant. MOTION Weygandt/Gaines/Unanimous
23. COUNTY COUNSEL/CLOSED SESSION REPORT:
(A) §54956.9 - CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL
(1) Existing Litigation:
(a) Sierra Watch, a nonprofit public benefit corp., et al vs. Placer County, et al, Placer County Superior Court Case No.: SCV-16652, (Martis Valley) – The Board received a report on the general plan mitigation regarding Sierra Watch el al.
(b) Steven G. Dunmore v. County of Placer, Valerie Harris, Sheriff’s Lieutenant; Valerie Harris, an individual, James (Jim) Hudson, Detective; James (Jim) Hudson, an individual; Edward N. Bonner, Sheriff; Stephen L. D’Arcy, Undersheriff; Does 1-10, U.S. D.C. Court Case No. 2:05-CV-1806 LKK DAD PS – The Board received a request for additional defense for Lieutenant John Evans. The Board authorized the County Counsel Office to provide that defense with the standard reservations.
(c) Michael Baldwin, an individual vs. Placer County, Placer County Sheriff's Department, Officer Tracy Grant, Officer Ron Goodpaster, Officer Kevin Besana, Officer Brian Wiggam, Officer Jeff Potter, Officer Reed, Officer Stephen D'Arcy, and Does 1 to 50, U.S.D.C. Court Case No.: CIV S-01-1177 MCE, Court of Appeals Case # 04-15848 – The Board extended the contract for outside Counsel, David Mastagna for the defense of one of the named employees.
(B) §54957.6 - CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATOR – The Board took up Labor Negotiations with its negotiators dealing with both PPEO and DSA matters.
Agency negotiator: CEO/Personnel Director
Employee organization: PPEO/DSA
TIMED ITEMS TO BE DISCUSSED AT THE TIME SHOWN:
24. PLANNING BUSHNELL NURSERY REZONING AND APPEAL OF MINOR USE PERMIT (PREAT20040129) MITIGATED NEGATIVE DECLARATION – Public hearing to consider an appeal from Dave Bushnell of specific conditions of approval for a Minor Use Permit for a retail nursery, including retail sales, and an accessory landscape installation business. The Board will also consider a rezoning request from RS-B-20 (Single Family Residential, Building Site size 20,000 square feet) to F-Dc-B20 (Farm, Building size 20,000 square feet, Design Corridor), for the 15.7 acre project site. The property (APN 048-081-035, 048-081-054, 048-081-055, and 048-081-058) is located at 5255 Douglas Boulevard, approximately 1.5 miles east of Sierra College Boulevard, and is currently zoned RS-B-20 (Single Family Residential, Building Site size 20,000 square feet). (Continued from February 7, 2006.)
Public hearing closed. Approved the appeal of Dave Bushnell, removed Conditions 6, 8, 9, 10 and 14 of the Minor Use Permit, and approved the findings certifying the Mitigated Negative Declaration. Ordinance 5400-B adopted approving the rezoning.
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25. COUNTY EXECUTIVE/BUDGET – Presentation of midyear budget review for FY 2005/06.
ITEMS FOR INFORMATION:
26. AUDITOR/CONTROLLER - Statement of Condition of Cash in the Treasury, for the month ending January 31, 2006.
27. SHERIFF – Inmate Welfare Fund Annual Reports for FY 2003/04 and FY 2004/05.
28. TREASURER/TAX COLLECTOR - Treasurer’s statement for the month of January 2006.
ADJOURNMENT – The next regularly scheduled meeting is Tuesday, March 7, 2006.
BOARD OF SUPERVISORS’ 2006 MEETING SCHEDULE:
March 07, 2006
March 21, 2006
March 28, 2006
April 03, 2006 (Tahoe)
April 04, 2006 (Tahoe
April 18, 2006