Santa Cruz County
Board of Supervisors Agenda
Governmental Center Building
701 Ocean Street, Room 525, Santa Cruz, CA
March 28, 2006
Moment of Silence and Pledge of Allegiance
Consideration of Late Additions to the Agenda; additions and deletions to Consent and Regular Agendas
Action on the Consent Agenda
ORAL COMMUNICATIONS - Any person may address the Board during its Oral Communications period. Presentations must not exceed three (3) minutes in length, and individuals may speak only once during Oral Communications. All Oral Communications must be directed to an item not listed on today's Consent or Regular Agenda, and must be within the jurisdiction of the Board. Board members will not take actions or respond immediately to any Oral Communications presented, but may choose to follow up at a later time, either individually, or on a subsequent Board of Supervisor's Agenda. Oral Communications will normally be received by the Board for a period not to exceed thirty (30) minutes. If, at the end of this period, additional persons wish to address the Board under Oral Communications, the Oral Communications period may be continued to the last item on the Regular Agenda.
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6. Accept claims as approved by the Auditor-Controller 7. Item deleted 8. Accept and file notification of continuing contracts received during the period of March 16, 2006 through March 22, 2006 and approved upon adoption of the 2005/2006 continuing agreements list to comply with Section 300 of the County's Procedures Manual, Title 1, as recommended by the Clerk of the Board 9. Approve the reading by Title of all ordinances considered for adoption that may appear on this agenda and further waive a detailed reading of said ordinances, as recommended by County Counsel 10. Accept and file report on the review of the office of the Auditor-Controller upon the transfer of accountability and direct management of the Auditor-Controller's Office to implement recommendations provided in the Management Letter dated January 25, 2006, as recommended by the Auditor-Controller 11. Adopt resolution ordering consolidation of elections for the Gubernatorial Primary Election on June 6, 2006 for the following jurisdictions: Aromas, San Juan Unified School District, City of Watsonville and Scotts Valley Fire Protection District, as recommended by the County Clerk 12. Adopt resolution accepting and appropriating unanticipated revenue in the amount of $229,154, and approve the transfer of restricted contingencies in the amount of $302,861 to various sub-objects in the County Clerk's Budget Index to provide funding to conduct the June 6, 2006 election, as recommended by the County Clerk 13. Accept and file status report on the implementation efforts for the County's Voting Modernization Plan; authorize the County Clerk to sign the contract with Sequoia Voting Systems, Incorporated for the purchase of a new voting system in the amount of $2,289,869.49; and request the County Clerk to return with a plan to store and service new voting equipment, as funding issues become resolved, as recommended by the County Clerk 14. Approve release of the Security Services Request for Proposal and direct the Director of General Services to return to the Board for approval of the resulting contract, as recommended by the Director of General Services 15. Authorize the General Services Director to sign the letter of intent with Aircon Energy Services for scoping the energy efficiencies project at the Government Center Complex and take related actions, as recommended by the Director of General Services 16. Approve completion of the Pajaro Dunes Above Ground Fuel Tank project; approve final cost in the amount of $20,939; and authorize the Clerk of the Board to take related action, as recommended by the Director of General Services 17. Adopt resolution amending Personnel Regulations regarding setting of advance accrual rates for initial appointments to difficult recruit classifications, as recommended by the Personnel Director 18. Adopt resolution re-authorizing the Juvenile Justice Coordinating Council through June 30, 2007, and direct the Probation Department to report back with revisions to the Multi-Agency Juvenile Justice Plan and Funding Application for the Board of Corrections Juvenile Justice Crime Prevention Act Program, as recommended by the Chief Probation Officer 19. Approve amendment to contract with Community Action Board for the purchase of a van for the Adult Work Crew program, as recommended by the Chief Probation Officer 20. Approve transfer of $6,000 of appropriations in Services and Supplies to Fixed Assets in Probation Index 574000 and $4,000 of appropriations in Services and Supplies to Fixed Assets in Index 574100, as recommended by the Chief Probation Officer 21. Approve contract amendment with Barrios Unidos, increasing the contract by $5,000 for services to high risk youth, and authorize the Chief Probation Officer to sign amendment on behalf of the County, as recommended by the Chief Probation Officer 22. Approve appointment of Douglas Patrick to the Commission on Disabilities for a term to expire April 1, 2009, as recommended by Supervisor Beautz 23. Approve reappointment of Mary L. Cross to the Mental Health Advisory Board for a term to expire April 1, 2007, as recommended by Supervisor Wormhoudt 24. Approve appointment of Dr. Robert Quinn to the Long Term Care Interagency Commission, as the at-large representative of the Santa Cruz County Medical Society, for a term to expire April 1, 2008, as recommended by Chair Stone 25. Accept and file annual report of the Long Term Care Interagency Commission, and take related action, as recommended by Chair Stone 26. Accept and file annual report of the Civil Service Commission, and take related action, as recommended by Chair Stone 27. Accept and file annual report of the Emergency Management Council, and take related action, as recommended by Chair Stone
HEALTH AND SOCIAL SERVICES
28. Approve agreements with Santa Cruz Area Transportation Management Association in the amount of $91,300 for Bicycle Safety services with Axolotl to add clinic messaging data services; with Maxim Healthcare for nursing registry services at the jail; with the County of Santa Clara for children's mental health residential services; and with the County of Marin for MediCal Administrative Activity host county services in the amount of $26,638; and authorize the Health Services Agency Director to sign, as recommended by the Health Services Agency Director 29. Authorize the Health Services Agency to submit grant proposals to First Five Santa Cruz County for $45,000 and the Federal Center for Substance Abuse Treatment for $300,00 per year for three years for outpatient drug treatment services for adolescents and their families, as recommended by the Health Services Agency Director 30. Accept and file progress report on the non-profit agency program outcomes reporting; and direct the Human Resources Agency to return during budget hearings with a further report as a part of the Community Programs Annual Report, as recommended by the Human Resources Agency Director
LAND USE AND PUBLIC PROJECTS
31. Accept and file report regarding marketing of Measure J units and take related actions, as recommended by the Planning Director 32. Approve Federal Funding Program Supplement Agreement for $6,739,053 in revenue for Harkins Slough Road Bridge at West Branch of Struve Slough; adopt resolution authorizing execution of an agreement between the State of California and the County of Santa Cruz for preliminary environmental investigations, design engineering and construction; authorize the Director of Public Works to take related actions, as recommended by the Director of Public Works 33. Accept and approve engineer's report for County Service Area (CSA) No. 36, Forest Glen, Zone A, and CSA No. 51, Hopkins Gulch; adopt Resolutions of Intention to Authorize and Levy an Assessment for Road Maintenance and Operations; approve notices of public hearing, ballot procedures, and ballots for the proposed increased 2006/07 assessments; schedule a public hearing on Tuesday, May 23, 2006 on the morning agenda; direct the Clerk of the Board to publish a summary notice of the public hearing; and direct Public Works to mail ballots to the record owners of properties, as recommended by the Director of Public Works 34. Adopt resolution setting May 23, 2006 at 9:00 a.m. or thereafter as the date and time for a public hearing on the proposed benefit assessment/service charge reports for various County Service Areas (CSA); direct the Clerk of the Board to take related action, and adopt Resolution Confirming Previously Established Benefit Assessments for CSA No. 2, Place de Mer; CSA No. 35, Country Estates; and CSA No. 57 S and D, Graham Hill (Woods Cove), as recommended by the Director of Public Works 35. Approve plans and specifications (on file with the Clerk) and engineer's estimate for the Sixteenth Avenue Improvements Capitola Road to Webster Street project and authorize calling for bids; set the bid opening for 2:15 p.m. on April 27, 2006, in the Department of Public Works conference room; direct Public Works to return on May 16, 2006, with a recommendation for award of contract; and take related action, as recommended by the Director of Public Works 36. AS THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE FREEDOM COUNTY SANITATION DISTRICT, accept improvement for the Green Valley Road Pump Station Upgrade project; approve final cost in the amount of $194,614.21; and take related action, as recommended by the District Engineer 37. Direct the Chair of the Board to sign the 2006 Counties Exhibit Form for the 2006 State Fair, as recommended by the Director of Parks, Open Space and Cultural Services 38. Approve agreement with Joni Janecki and Associates, Incorporated in the amount of $187,264 for the implementation of the Management Plan for the Monarch Butterfly and other improvements at Moran Lake Park, and take related action, as recommended by the Director of Parks, Open Space and Cultural Services
39. AS THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE SANTA CRUZ COUNTY REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY, approve financing in the amount of $150,000 for a consulting services contract with Joni Janecki and Associates for Moran Lake Park Improvements, and take related action, as recommended by the Redevelopment Agency Administrator
******CLOSED SESSION AGENDA******
EXECUTIVE SESSION - BOARD OF SUPERVISORS AND REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY
40. SCHEDULE A CLOSED PERSONNEL AND LITIGATION SESSION TO BE HELD AT THE CONCLUSION OF THE BOARD'S CONSENT OR REGULAR AGENDA, OR AT ANY OTHER TIME DURING THE COURSE OF THE MEETING ANNOUNCED BY THE CHAIRPERSON OF THE BOARD
CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATOR
Agency Negotiator: Director of Personnel
All Bargaining Units
PUBLIC EMPLOYEE PERFORMANCE EVALUATIONS
Position Title: County Administrative Officer
REPORT OF COUNTY COUNSEL - will be given at the conclusion of the closed session on any reportable action(s) taken in the closed session.
Presentation by representatives of the Jovenes SANOS program
a. Letter of Personnel Department b. Tentative Agreement 42. Public hearing to consider the 2005 Annual General Plan Report
a. Letter of the Planning Director of February 28, 2006 b. 2005 Annual General Plan Report c. Planning Commission Meeting Minutes of February 8, 2006 43. Public hearing to consider the Planning Commission's recommendation on Application No. 06-0020 - General Plan Amendment from Neighborhood Commercial to Suburban Residential and rezoning from C-1 to R-1-15 for Assessor's Parcel No. 071-061-01, located on the corner of Highway 9 and Lazy Woods Road in Felton
a. Letter of the Planning Director of February 9, 2006 b. Resolution c. Rezoning Ordinance d. Planning Commission's Required Rezoning Findings e. Planning Commission Resolution f. CEQA Initial Study and Negative Declaration g. Planning Commission Meeting Minutes of February 8, 2006 h. Letter of April 12, 2005 from Supervisor Stone to Board of Supervisors i. Location Maps j. Planning Commission Staff Report 44. Public hearing on proposed increase and amendment to agreement with Waste Management of Santa Cruz County for Franchise Refuse, Recycling and Yard Waste Collection Services extending the term of the agreement to December 31, 2007, and consider increasing all service fees by 19.8 percent and woodwaste processing fees by 11.1 percent; authorize the Director of Public Works to sign the amendment on behalf of the County
a. Letter of the Director of Public Works b. Amendment to Agreement c. ADM - 29 Request for Approval of Funds d. Attachments e. Related correspondence
Regarding public hearing items: If any person challenges an action taken on the foregoing matter(s) in court, they may be limited to raising only those issues raised at the public hearing described in this notice or in written correspondence delivered to the Board of Supervisors at or prior to the public hearing.
The time limit for seeking judicial review of any decision approving or denying an application for a permit, license or other entitlement, or revoking a permit, license or other entitlement is governed by Code of Civil Procedure Section 1094.6 and is no later than the 90th day following the date on which the decision is made (unless a shorter time limit is specified for the type of action by State or Federal law, in which case the shorter time limit shall apply).
45. Consider appointment of Marco Cervantes to the Pajaro Valley Water Management Agency Board of Directors, pursuant to the provisions of Water Code Appendix Section 124-402, for a term to expire December 1, 2006
a. Letter of Supervisors Pirie and Campos of March 10, 2006 b. Letter of Matt Bissell, President of the Santa Cruz County Farm Bureau, of February 27, 2006 with attachments c. Applications WRITTEN CORRESPONDENCE LISTING: The Written Correspondence Listing is established to act as a report of materials received by the Board as a whole but may also include items requested for inclusion by individual Supervisors. Upon completion of any actions deemed necessary (i.e. acknowledgment, referral, etc.), these items are included in the Written Correspondence Listing under the appropriate heading. While these items are not part of the official record of meetings of the Board of Supervisors, they will be maintained by the Clerk of the Board for a period of two years, after which time they may be destroyed after the County's Historic Resources Commission has been provided an opportunity for review.