MEMBERS OF THE BOARD

 

ALLEN ISHIDA

District One

 

PETE VANDER POEL -Chairman

District Two

 

PHILLIP A. COX -Vice Chairman

District Three

 

J. STEVEN WORTHLEY

District Four

 

MIKE ENNIS

District Five

 

 

Board of Supervisors

 

Agenda

 

 

 

 

JEAN M. ROUSSEAU

County Administrator

 

KATHLEEN BALES-LANGE

County Counsel


MICHELLE BALDWIN

Chief Clerk

 

ADMINISTRATION BUILDING

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Visalia, CA 93291

(559) 636-5000

FAX (559) 733-6898


 

July 30, 2013

 

9:00 A.M. Board Convenes

 

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

Moment of Silence

 

 

 

NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC

PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD

At this time, members of the public may comment on any item not appearing on the agenda. Under state law, matters presented under this item cannot be discussed or acted upon by the Board at this time. For items appearing on the agenda, the public is invited to make comments at the time the item comes up for Board consideration. Any person addressing the Board will be limited to a maximum of three (3) minutes so that all interested parties have an opportunity to speak with a total of fifteen (15) minutes allotted for the Public Comment Period. At all times, please use the microphone and state your name and address for the record.


(Public Comment Period)

 

1.                  Presentation given by Julie Bear, Regional Manager regarding the Sierra Nevada Conservancy's Annual Report and an update on projects.

2.                  Public Comments.

3.                  Board of Supervisors matters.


 

9:30 A.M. TIMED ITEMS

 

(Timed Items)

4.                  PUBLIC HEARING: Request from the Resource Management Agency to review and receive public comment on the Annual Grantee Performance Reports for Grant Nos. 09-STBG-6419 and 12-CDBG-8419 and the Program Income Revolving Loan Account. Approve the Annual Grantee Performance Reports and authorize the Chairman of the Board to sign the reports for submittal to the California Department of Housing and Community Development.

5.                  PUBLIC HEARING: Request from the Resource Management Agency to continue the Public Hearing from June 4, 2013, for the adoption of building permit fee adjustment for General Plan maintenance. Adjust the General Plan maintenance fee from a flat fee of $125 to $0.08 per square foot and authorize the Resource Management Agency to implement the fee beginning September 29, 2013.

(Consent Calendar)

CONSENT CALENDAR (Number 6 through 23)

 

 

NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC

Background information has been provided to the board on all matters listed under the Consent Agenda, and these items are considered to be routine by the Board. All items under the Consent Agenda are normally approved by one motion. If discussion is requested by any Board members on any item, that item will be removed from the Consent Agenda if separate action is required.

 

 

 

Auditor-Controller/Registrar of Voters/Treasurer-Tax Collector

6.                  Authorize the reissuance of one (1) replacement warrant for TRPTS Paying for Clearwire Warrant No. 2783026 in the amount of $49,228.08.

7.                  Approve an amendment to Agreement No. 25245 with Great-West Life & Annuity to revise the Performance Guarantees and the Loan Process Language for the 457 Defined Contribution services provided to Tulare County for both the 457 full-time plan and the 3121 part-time, seasonal plan.

Capital Projects and Facilities

8.                  Approve the bid documents, subject to review and approval as to form by County Counsel, for the Tulare County Harmon Field Low Temperature Thermal Desorption Soil Remediation Project, 1494 South Airport Road, Pixley, California. Authorize the advertisement of bids for the subject project. Set the bid opening for the project at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 19, 2013.

 

 

Child Support Services

9.                  Approve the Proclamation to recognize and acknowledge the month of August 2013 as Child Support Awareness Month on behalf of the Tulare County Department of Child Support Services and the California Department of Child Support Services.

County Administrative Office

10.             Approve an amendment to Agreement No. 25600 with the City of Exeter in the amount of $59,472.60 to extend the term of the agreement to June 30, 2014 for providing full-time dispatch services and to add electronic access to the Sheriff's Application Data Systems, retroactive to July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2014. Find that the Board had the authority to enter into the agreement as of July 1, 2013, and that it was in the County's best interest to enter into the agreement as of that date.

11.             Approve an amendment to Agreement No. 25601 with the City of Farmersville in the amount of $54,417 to extend the term of the agreement to June 30, 2014 for providing full-time dispatch services and to add electronic access to the Sheriff's Application Data Systems, retroactive to July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2014. Find that the Board had the authority to enter into the agreement as of July 1, 2013, and that it was in the County's best interest to enter into the agreement as of that date.

12.             Approve an amendment to Agreement No. 25741 with the City of Woodlake in the amount of $45,346.40 to extend the term of the agreement to June 30, 2014 for providing full-time dispatch services and to add electronic access to the Sheriff's Application Data Systems, retroactive to July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2014. Find that the Board had the authority to enter into the agreement as of July 1, 2013, and that it was in the County's best interest to enter into the agreement as of that date.

Health & Human Services Agency

13.             Approve the submittal of an application to the California Emergency Management Agency for the Fiscal Year 2013 Emergency Management Performance Grant in the amount of $217,734 to be used to fund Tulare County Office of Emergency Services activities.

14.             Authorize the submittal of an application to the Governor's Office of Emergency Services for the 2013 State Homeland Security Grant Program in an amount not to exceed $473,024 to enhance the ability to prepare for, prevent, respond to, and recover from terrorist attacks and other disasters.

15.             Ratify and approve the signature of the Chairman of the Board to exercise vital product options listed in the Schedule 2(j) "Optional Products and Services" Exhibit, as outlined in Agreement No.17621-A with Netsmart Technologies in an amount not to exceed $11,500. The Avatar Electronic Health Records system will be utilized by the Tulare County Health & Human Services Agency, Department of Mental Health, retroactive to July 12, 2013 through December 31, 2017. Find that the Board had the authority to enter into these change orders as of July 12, 2013, and that it was in the County's best interest to enter into the change orders on that date.

 

16.             Approve an agreement with McWilliams Mailliard Technology Group, Inc. in an amount not to exceed $13,190 for the provision of user software license, subscription, and support, retroactive to July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2014. Find that the Board had authority to enter into the proposed agreement as of July 1, 2013, and that it was in the County's best interest to enter into the agreement on that date.

17.             Approve an agreement with the California Department of Health Care Services for Tulare County to participate in the Targeted Case Management Program, retroactive to July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2018. Find that the Board had authority to enter into the proposed agreement as of July 1, 2013, and that it was in the County's best interest to enter into the agreement on that date.

Information & Communications Technology

18.             Approve the renewal with IBM in an amount not to exceed $177,636 to provide software license and maintenance, retroactive to July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2014. Find that the Board had authority to enter into the proposed renewal as of July 1, 2013, and that it was in the County's best interest to enter into the renewal on that date.

19.             Approve the annual renewal of license and maintenance with Bear Data Solutions in an amount not to exceed $296,305 to provide license and maintenance support for Cisco Smartnet equipment, retroactive to July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2014. Find that the Board had authority to enter into the proposed renewal as of July 1, 2013, and that it was in the County's best interest to enter into the renewal on that date.

Resource Management Agency

20.             Authorize the filing of Notices of Partial Non-Renewal for the following two Land Conservation Contracts as provided in the Williamson Act. The request fulfills conditions resulting from the creation of one parcel map and one Lot Line Adjustment. Approve the execution of amendments to the Land Conservation Contracts as conditions of approval for the aforementioned partial non-renewals.

PNR 12-008 - Williamson Act Contract No. 5831, Ag Preserve No. 1964, located on northwest corner of the intersection of Avenue 392 and Road 76, south of Dinuba (Elden D. & Gloria J. Friesen) (2.90 acres gross homesite to be non-renewed as a condition of PPM 10-043) (19.15 acres in two parcels subject to contract amendment).

 

PNR 13-013 - Williamson Act Contract No. 6798, Ag Preserve No. 2269, located on east side of Road 192, between Avenue 104 and Avenue 96, west of Terra Bella (Mary Lou Gonzalez) (3.0 acres gross homesite to be non-renewed as a condition of PLA 13-012) (92.7 acres in two parcels subject to contract amendment).

 

 

 

 

 

Sheriff/Coroner

21.             Approve an agreement with Cutler-Orosi Unified School District in the amount of $5,980 to provide narcotic detection services on district campuses, retroactive to July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2014. Find that the Board had the authority to enter into the proposed agreement as of July 1, 2013, and that it was in the County's best interest to enter into the agreement on that date.

22.             Approve an agreement with Cutler-Orosi Unified School District in the amount of $83,901 to provide a School Resource Office on district campuses, retroactive to July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2014. Find that the Board had the authority to enter into the proposed agreement as of July 1, 2013, and that it was in the County's best interest to enter into the agreement on that date.

Solid Waste

23.             Introduce, waive the reading of, and adopt an Ordinance adding Article 11 to Chapter 3 of Part IV of the Tulare County Ordinance Code pertaining to the Setting and Collection of Fees for the Use of Refuse Collection Services, Consisting of the County of Tulare Solid Waste Transfer Station, in the area commonly known as Kennedy Meadows. Find that this Ordinance and its provisions are a matter of urgency, necessary for the immediate preservation of public health and safety, and shall take effect immediately upon passage pursuant to Government Code Section 25123(d) (4/5ths vote required). Direct the Clerk of the Board to publish and post a certified copy of the Ordinance within fifteen (15) days of adoption in accordance with Government Code Section 25124(b)(1).

(Items Not Timed)

 

ITEMS NOT TIMED

Items not specifically timed may be taken in any order

 

24.             Request from the Probation Department to ratify and authorize the submission of an application to the Board of State and Community Corrections for grant funding to participate in the Evidence-Based Practices to Improve Public Safety Project in the amount of $250,000, with a required 10% County match or up to a maximum of $27,778 for the period of October 1, 2013 through September 30, 2015. Ratify the Chairman's signature on the application and all grant application documents necessary to secure grant funds. Agree to provide all matching funds required for said project and abide by the statutes and regulations governing the Federal Grants Program as well as the terms and conditions of the Grant Agreement as set forth by the Board of State and Community Corrections. Find that the grant funds received hereunder shall not be used to supplant expenditures controlled by this body.

(Closed Session)


 

CLOSED SESSION

 

NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC

CLOSED SESSIONS

As provided in the Ralph M. Brown Act, Government Code sections 54950 et seq., the Board of Supervisors may meet in closed session with members of its staff, county employees and its attorneys. These sessions are not open to the public and may not be attended by members of the public. The matters the Board will meet on in closed session are identified below or are those matters appropriately identified in open session as requiring immediate attention and arising after the posting of the agenda. Any public reports of action taken in the closed session will be made in accordance with Government Code sections 54957.1

 

It is the intention of the Board to meet in closed session concerning:

 

Sitting as the Tulare County Board of Supervisors

ITEM A

CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL - ANTICIPATED LITIGATION

Details

Significant Exposure to Litigation [Government Code Section 54956.9 (d)(2)]

Number of Potential Cases: 1

Requested Building Permit Fee Adjustment for General Plan Maintenance

Board of Supervisors Agenda Item/Public Hearing July 30, 2013

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ITEM B

CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL - INITIATION OF LITIGATION

Details

[Government Code Section 54956.9 (d)(4)]

Number of Potential Cases: 1

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ITEM C

CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL - ANTICIPATED LITIGATION

Details

Significant Exposure to Litigation [Government Code Section 54956.9 (d)(2)]

Number of Potential Cases: 1

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ITEM D

CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL - INITIATION OF LITIGATION

Details

Significant Exposure to Litigation [Government Code Section 54956.9 (d)(2)]

Number of Potential Cases: 1

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ITEM E

CONFERENCE WITH REAL PROPERTY NEGOTIATOR

Details

[Government Code Section 54956.8]

Property Description: 1062 South K Street Tulare CA

Agency Negotiator: Jean Rousseau and Robert Newby

Negotiating Parties: Tulare Local Healthcare District

Under Negotiation: Price and Terms of Payment

 

 

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ITEM F

CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATOR

Details

(Government Code Section 54957.6)

Agency Designated Representative: Rhonda Sjostrom, Jean Rousseau

Employee Organization: All Certified Employee Organizations

Unrepresented Employees: All Unrepresented Employees except Elected

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