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CALENDAR FOR THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

CONTRA COSTA COUNTY

 

AND FOR SPECIAL DISTRICTS, AGENCIES, AND AUTHORITIES GOVERNED BY THE BOARD

 

BOARD CHAMBERS ROOM 107, ADMINISTRATION BUILDING, 651 PINE STREET

MARTINEZ, CALIFORNIA 94553-1229

 

 

FEDERAL D. GLOVER, CHAIR,  5th DISTRICT

JOHN GIOIA, 1st DISTRICT

GAYLE B. UILKEMA,  2nd DISTRICT

MARY N. PIEPHO, 3rd DISTRICT

SUSAN A. BONILLA, 4th DISTRICT

 

JOHN CULLEN, CLERK OF THE BOARD AND COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR, (925) 335-1900

 

The Board of Supervisors respects your time, and every attempt is made to accurately estimate when an item may be heard by the Board.  All times specified for items on the Board of Supervisors agenda are approximate.  Items may be heard later than indicated depending on the business of the day. Your patience is appreciated.

 

 

 

 

AGENDA

April 8, 2008

 

 

9:30 A.M.       Convene, call to order and opening ceremonies.

 

Inspirational Thought -  “Don't worry when you are not recognized, but strive to be worthy of recognition.”

~ Abraham Lincoln

 

CONSIDER CONSENT ITEMS   (Items listed as C.1 through C.68 on the following agenda)Items are subject to removal from Consent Calendar by request of any Supervisor or on request for discussion by a member of the public. Items removed from this section will be considered with the Short Discussion Items.

 
PRESENTATIONS

 

PR.1    PRESENTATION by the Employment and Human Services Department and representatives of the Advisory Council on Aging and the Area Agency on Aging on their Scam Buster project to help address scams directed at seniors. (John Cottrell, Employment and Human Services Department; Gerry Richards, Advisory Council on Aging) (All Districts)

 

PR.2    PRESENTATION to recognize and honor the nominees and winners of the 2008 Gina Martin Employee and Manager of the Year Awards. (Lori Gentles, Human Resources Director) (All Districts) 

 

SHORT DISCUSSIONS ITEMS

 

SD.1    PUBLIC COMMENT (3 Minutes/Speaker)

 

SD.2    CONSIDER any Consent Items previously removed.

 

SD.3    CONSIDER adopting Resolution No. 2008/253, implementing salary reallocations and various differentials for the Hazardous Materials Specialists I and Hazardous Materials Specialists II classes and adopting an agreement with Public Employees Union, Local One settling two grievances involving these classes.  (Lori Gentles, Human Resources Director) (All Districts).

 

SD.4   CONSIDER adopting Resolution No. 2008/251 approving the Memorandum of Understanding with the California Nurses Association implementing negotiated wage agreements and other economic terms and conditions of employment for the period February 1, 2008 through August 31, 2009.  (Lori Gentles, Human Resources Director) (All Districts)

 

SD.5    CONSIDER requesting the Office of the Sheriff to include all schools in the County’s Sex Offender Registry List notification, and directing the County Administrator’s Office to prepare a letter of support to our local legislative delegation that requests the Attorney General to include in the Megan’s Law Internet Website any schools not currently covered by Megan’s Law. (Supervisor Piepho) (All Districts)

 

DELIBERATION ITEMS

 

D.1      HEARING on the recommendation of the County Planning Commissioner on the proposed General Plan Amendment affecting the Land Use, Transportation/Circulation, and Open Space elements as to goals, policies, implementation measures, and map to promote the development of bicycle and pedestrian facilities (County File:  GP#07-0006). (Patrick Roche, Community Development Department) (All Districts) 

 

D.2      HEARING on implementation of the property-tax cost recovery provisions of Revenue and Taxation Code §95.3, and on the adoption of the report of the Auditor-Controller filed on February 26, 2008, of the 2006/07 Fiscal Year property tax-related costs of the Assessor, Tax Collector, Auditor and Assessment Appeals Board, including the proposed charges against each local jurisdiction excepting school entities, for the local jurisdictions’ proportionate share of such administrative costs. (Steve Ybarra, Auditor-Controller; Lisa Driscoll, County Administrator’s Office) (All Districts) 

 

D.3      CONSIDER accepting the fifth quarterly report on East Bay Regional Communications System (EBRCS) specifically updating progress of the Joint Powers Authority (JPA) and the hiring of an independent engineer by the JPA, and other related matters. (John Cullen, County Administrator; Tom Whittington, Chief Information Officer) (All Districts) 

 

Closed Session

 

1:00     Adjourn to the Housing Authority Board of Commissioners Meeting.

 

Reconvene

 

DELIBERATION ITEMS - continued

 

D.4      CONSIDER accepting report and recommendations from the Health Services Director regarding alternative governance structures for the delivery of hospital services. (William Walker, M.D., Health Services Director) (All Districts)

 

 

Supplemental Calendar of Closed Session Items

Tuesday, April 8, 2008, 9:30 a.m. and thereafter

Board Chambers Room 107 and Room 101

 

A.        CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATORS

 

1.         Agency Negotiators: Lori Gentles and Linda Ashcraft.

 

Employee Organizations: Contra Costa County Employees’ Assn., Local No. 1; Am. Fed., State, County, & Mun. Empl., Locals 512 and 2700; Calif. Nurses Assn.; Service Empl. Int’l Union, Local 535; District Attorney’s Investigators Assn.; Deputy Sheriffs Assn.; United Prof. Firefighters, Local 1230; Physicians’ & Dentists’ Org. of Contra Costa; Western Council of Engineers; United Chief Officers Assn.; Service Empl. Int’l Union United Health Care Workers West; East County Firefighters’ Assn.; Contra Costa County Defenders Assn.; Probation Peace Officers Assn. of Contra Costa County; and Contra Costa County Deputy District Attorneys’ Assn.

 

2.         Agency Negotiators:  Lori Gentles and John Cullen.

 

Unrepresented Employees: All unrepresented agency management employees (Resolution No. 2008/147, including its Exhibits), unrepresented nursing classification employees, and all other unrepresented agency employees.

 

B.         CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL--EXISTING LITIGATION  (Gov. Code, § 54956.9(a))

Sandrino Angeli v. Contra Costa County, W.C.A.B. Nos. WCK #60171, WCK #69271

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


CONSENT ITEMS

 

(Items are subject to removal from Consent Calendar by request of any Supervisor or on request for discussion by a member of the public)

 

Road and Transportation

 

C.1      APPROVE the Alhambra Valley Road Pedestrian Bridge Project and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to advertise the project, Martinez area; and ADOPT the Mitigated Negative Declaration, Mitigation Monitoring Program, and related California Environmental Quality Act findings.  (Proposition 1B funding) (District II)

 

C.2      DETERMINE the surplus property at 2102 Paige Court is no longer necessary for State Highway or other public purposes; APPROVE the sale and conveyance of the property to Tamara E. Conn and Jason Toomey; AUTHORIZE the Chair, Board of Supervisors to execute the Grant Deed and Sales Agreement, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Pittsburg area. (Contra Costa Transportation Authority funding) (District V)

 

C.3      APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a contract with William Self, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $28,000 to provide environmental analysis for the Alhambra Valley Road Shoulder Widening and Bicycle Facility Improvement Project, for the period April 1, 2008 through December 31, 2010, Richmond area. (55% Proposition 1B and 45% Federal High Risk Rural Road funding) (District I)

 

C.4      ADOPT the Capital Road Improvement & Preservation Program for Fiscal Year 2007/2008 through 2013/2014, as recommended by the Transportation Water Infrastructure Committee.  (10% County match through local Gas Tax funding) (All Districts)

 

C.5      ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/227 approving and authorizing the Public Works Director, or designee, to submit two 2008/2009 Bicycle Transportation Account (BTA) applications for the Stone Valley Road Bike Lane Gap Closure and the Canal Road Loftus Road Bike Facilities Projects, Alamo and Bay Point areas. (90% BTA and 10% Local Road funding) (Districts III and V)

 

Engineering Services

 

C.6      MS 02-00002:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/228 approving the parcel map and subdivision agreement for project being developed by Lafayette Partners, LLC, as recommended by the Public Works Director, El Sobrante area. (District I)

 

C.7      PA 05-00025 (Cross-reference SD 05-08957): ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/229 approving the subdivision agreement (right-of-way landscaping) for project being developed by Windemere BLC Land Company, LLC, as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.8      PA 05-00027 (Cross-reference SD 05-08957): ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/230 approving the subdivision agreement (right-of-way landscaping) for project being developed by Windemere BLC Land Company, LLC, as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.9      RA 01-01124 (Cross-reference SD 95-07976): ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/231 approving the third extension of the road improvement agreement for project being developed by Windemere BLC Land Company, LLC, as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.10    RA 01-01124 (Cross-reference SD 95-07976): ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/232 approving the third extension of the subdivision agreement (right-of-way landscaping) for project being developed by Windemere BLC Land Company, LLC, as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.11    RA 03-01156 (Cross-reference SD 99-08306): ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/233 accepting completion of warranty period and release of cash deposit for faithful performance for subdivision agreement (right-of-way landscaping) for project being developed by Shapell Homes, a division of Shapell Industries, Inc., a Delaware corporation, as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.12    RA 04-01160 (Cross-reference SD 99-08381): ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/234 approving the subdivision agreement (right-of-way landscaping) for project being developed by Shapell Homes, a division of Shapell Industries, Inc., a Delaware corporation, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Danville area. (District III)

 

C.13    RA 05-01199 (Cross-reference SD 03-08508): ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/235 approving the subdivision agreement (right-of-way landscaping) for project being developed by Windemere BLC Land Company, LLC, as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.14    RA 06-01230 (Cross-reference MS 05-00032): ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/236 accepting offer of dedication (trail easement) for project being developed by Shapell Industries, Inc., a Delaware corporation, as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.15    RA 06-01231 (Cross-reference SD 95-07976): ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/237 approving the subdivision agreement (right-of-way landscaping) for project being developed by Windemere BLC Land Company, LLC, as recommended by the Public Works Director, as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.16    SD 01-08153: ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/238 approving the third extension of the subdivision agreement (right-of-way landscaping) for project being developed by Windemere BLC Land Company, LLC, as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.17    SD 03-08713: ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/239 approving the second extension of the subdivision agreement for project being developed by Windemere BLC Land Company, LLC, as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.18    SD 03-08717: ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/240 approving the second extension of the subdivision agreement for project being developed by Windemere BLC Land Company, LLC, as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

Special Districts & County Airports

 

C.19    DETERMINE that the conveyance of the waterline and utility easements will not substantially conflict with Contra Costa County Flood Control and Water Conservation District’s (District) use of the property; APPROVE the conveyance from the District to the City of Brentwood in consideration for the amount of $5,000; and AUTHORIZE the Chair, Board of Supervisors, to execute the Grant Deed, Grant of Easements and Right-of-Way contract, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Brentwood area.  (Flood Control District revenue) (District III)

 

C.20    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the assignment of storm drain easements for Assessor’s Parcel Nos. 008-010-037 and 008-550-044 from the County to the County Flood Control and Water Conservation District; AUTHORIZE the Chair, Board of Supervisors, to execute the Assignment of Easement, and ADOPT related California Environmental Quality Act findings, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Discovery Bay area. (Flood Control District revenue) (District III)

 

C.21    AUTHORIZE the Chair, Board of Supervisors, to execute a Grant Deed and an Assignment of Easement for segments of Rheem Creek Flood Control Channel to the County Flood Control and Water Conservation District and ADOPT related California Environmental Quality Act findings, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Richmond and San Pablo areas. (Drainage Area 127 funding) (District I) (Consider with C.22)

 

C.22    ACCEPT the Grant Deed and Assignment of Easement to the County Flood Control and Water Conservation District (FCWCD) of segments of Rheem Creek Flood Control Channel, as recommended by the Chief Engineer, FCWCD, Richmond and San Pablo areas. (Drainage Area 127 funding) (District I) (Consider with C.21)

 

C.23    ACCEPT the final report regarding the Letter of Understanding with Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E) for the maintenance of PG&E street lights within Contra Costa County, as recommended by the Public Works Director.  (County Service Area L-100 funding) (All Districts)

 

C.24    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Chair, Board of Supervisors, as governing board of the Flood Control & Water Conservation District, to execute a contract with Tetra Tech, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $170,000 to update the multijurisdictional County Local Hazard Mitigation Plan for flooding and earthquake hazard risks, for the period April 1, 2008 through December 31, 2009, as recommended by the Chief Engineer.  (75% Federal Emergency Management Administration Grant and 25% Flood Control District funding) (All Districts)

 

C.25    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Chief Engineer, Flood Control and Water Conservation District, or designee, to reimburse Reclamation District 800 in the amount of $154,014 for the removal of silt material from Kellogg Creek, Discovery Bay area. (22% Flood Control Zone 2, 56% Drainage Area 109, and 22% Stormwater Utility Area 17 funding) (District III)

 

C.26    RE-APPOINT Concord City Council nominee Patricia Howlett as the City of Concord’s representative to the Aviation Advisory Committee, as recommended by the Airports Director. (District IV)

 

C.27    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Airports Director, or designee, to execute a hangar rental agreement with Edgar C. Mognis and Anthony R. Tiritilli, effective February 1, 2007, in the monthly amount of $345, for a T-hangar at Buchanan Filed Airport, Pacheco area. (Revenue accrues to the Airport Enterprise Fund) (District IV)

 

Statutory Actions

 

C.28    APPROVE minutes, as on file with the Clerk of the Board, for the month of March 2007. (All Districts)

 

C.29    APPROVE Board Member Meeting Reports for the month of March 2007. (All Districts)

 

Claims, Collections & Litigation

 

C.30    DENY claim of Sam Wesley; Priscilla and Godson Iwaugwu; and amended claims by Mamie and Mark Johnson and Farmers Insurance for Shin Hyang Chung. (All Districts)

 

Honors & Proclamations

 

C.31    ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/241 honoring Helen Myers as the Brentwood Chamber of Commerce Citizen of the Year, as recommended by Supervisor Piepho. (District III)

 

C.32    ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/71 recognizing National County Government Week in Contra Costa County and the theme “Protecting Our Children,” April 6 through 12, 2008, as recommended by Supervisor Glover. (All Districts) 

 

C.33    ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/242 declaring April 13 through 19, 2008, as “The Week of the Young Child” in Contra Costa County, as recommended by Supervisor Glover. (All Districts)

 

Ordinances

 

C.34    ADOPT Ordinance No. 2008-15 establishing the Contra Costa County Department of Conservation and Development, and related California Environmental Quality Act findings, as recommended by the County Administrator. (All Districts)

 

C.34a   INTRODUCE Ordinance 2008-14 amending Chapter 52-3 of the County Ordinance Code, regulating cardrooms, to conform to state licensing requirements and to modify check processing timing, WAIVE reading, and FIX April 15, 2008 as the date for adoption, as recommended by Supervisor Bonilla. (All Districts) 

 

Appointments & Resignations

 

C.35    APPOINT Ken Mierzwinski to the District IV-B seat on the Alcohol and Other Drugs Advisory Board, as recommended by Supervisor Bonilla. (District IV)

 

Personnel Actions

 

C.36    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20536 to increase the hours of one Registered Nurse-Experienced (represented) position from part time (24/40) to part time (36/40) and one Registered Nurse-Advanced position from part time (24/40) to part time (32/40) in the Health Services Department. (Cost offset by elimination of straight-time overtime) (All Districts)

 

C.37    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20469 to reactivate the class of Mental Health Medical Director-Exempt, allocate it on the Salary Schedule, and add one position in the Health Services Department. (75% Mental Health Realignment and 25% Mental Health Services Act funding) (All Districts)

 

C.38    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20521 to transition one Health Services Department Senior Health Education Specialist-Project (unrepresented) and its incumbent into the Merit System. (75% Mental Health Realignment and 25% Mental Health Services Act funding) (All Districts)

 

C.39    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20408 to establish the class of Hazardous Materials Ombudsperson (unrepresented), allocate it on the Salary Schedule, and add one position, and cancel one Executive Assistant to the Hazardous Materials Commission-Exempt position in the Health Services Department. (Cost savings) (All Districts)

 

C.40    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20477 to reallocate the classes of Occupational Therapist-Per Diem (unrepresented) and Physical Therapist-Per Diem (unrepresented) on the Salary Schedule. (100% Enterprise Fund I) (All Districts)

 

C.41    ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/243 approving and authorizing the appointment of certain employees to Step 3 of the Senior Community Library Manager salary range, as recommended by the Assistant County Administrator-Director of Human Resources. (Library Budget) (All Districts)

 

Appropriation Adjustments - Fiscal Year 2008/09

 

C.42    District Attorney (0233)/General Services (0063): APPROVE Appropriations Adjustment No. 5085 authorizing the transfer of appropriations in the amount of $22,341 from the District Attorney to General Services-Fleet Operations to purchase one replacement vehicle for use by the Real Estate Fraud unit. (All Districts)

 

Grants & Contracts

 

APPROVE and AUTHORIZE execution of agreements between the County and the following agencies for receipt of funds and/or services:

 

C.43    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with the California Department of Community Services and Development to amend the reporting requirements effective November 1, 2007 to include on-line reporting and to the extend the term on the one-year contract by an additional year, from December 31, 2007 to a new term ending December 31, 2008, with no change to the payment limit of $1,365. (No County match) (CFDA #93.568) (All Districts)

 

C.44    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with the California Department of Community Services and Development to increase the payment limit to the County by $534,785 for a new payment limit of $627,150 for Community Services Block Grant program services, with no change to the term of January 1, 2008 through December 31, 2009.  (No County match) (All Districts)

 

C.45    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with the San Diego State University Research Foundation, to grant the County an amount not to exceed $54,000 for the California Kids Plate Streetwise II Program, for the period October 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008, including a provision to indemnify the Foundation against claims arising out of the County’s performance under the contract. (100% California Kids Plate Program funding) (All Districts)

 

C.46    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Sheriff-Coroner, or designee, to apply for and accept a 2008 Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force Grant from the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) in an amount not to exceed $7,500 to reimburse the Office of the Sheriff for costs incurred in support of FBI investigations for the period February 1 through September 30, 2008 (CFDA# 16.001). (No County match) (All Districts)

 

APPROVE and AUTHORIZE execution of agreements between the County and the following parties as noted for the purchase of equipment and/or services:

 

C.47    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Burchard & Rinehart, effective February 1, 2008, to increase the payment limit by $5,000 to a new payment limit of $164,500 to provide specialized appraisal services for the Bethel Island Bridge Replacement Project, Bethel Island area. (80% Federal Highway Bridge Replacement and Rehabilitation and 20% Road funding) (District V)

 

C.48    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Maria Mercado (dba California Translation Services), effective March 31, 2008, to extend the term from March 31 to April 30, 2008 and increase the payment limit by $20,000 to a new payment limit of $120,000 for continuing oral and written translator bank services.  (40% Federal, 40% State, 20% County General Fund) (All Districts)

 

C.49    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Lutheran Social Services of Northern California, to increase the payment limit by $39,200 to a new payment limit of $147,400 with no change in the term of November 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008, to provide transitional housing assistance for emancipated youth.  (100% State-Transitional Housing Program - Plus funding) (All Districts)

 

C.50    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Diane Whaley, effective April 1, 2008, to increase the payment limit by $4,232 to a new payment limit of $29,032 with no change in the term of July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008, to provide consultation services on Medicare and related issues that impact the County's low-income population.   (100% State - California Department of Aging funding) (All Districts)

 

C.51    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Deloitte Consulting, LLP, in an amount not to exceed $468,825 to provide California Works Information Network (CalWIN) post-implementation support services for the period April 1 through September 30, 2008.  (80% State-CalWIN, 20% County General Fund) (All Districts)

 

C.52    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, to execute a contract with Toyon Associates, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $75,000 to provide professional consultation services and technical assistance to the Department with regard to healthcare financial issues, for the period January 1 through December 31, 2008. (100% Enterprise Fund I) (All Districts)

 

C.53    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with LocumTenens.com, LLC, in an amount not to exceed $300,000 to provide recruitment and temporary physician services at the Contra Costa Regional Medical and Health Centers, for the period March 1, 2008 through February 28, 2009.  (100% Enterprise Fund I) (All Districts)

 

C.54    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Liam Keating, M.D., in an amount not to exceed $900,000 to provide professional otolaryngology services for patients at the Contra Costa Regional Medical and Health Centers, for the period February 29, 2008 through February 28, 2011.  (100% Enterprise Fund I) (All Districts)

 

C.55    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Radiologic Enterprises, Inc. (dba Resources On Call), in an amount not to exceed $200,000 to provide temporary diagnostic imaging staffing services for the period March 1, 2008 through February 28, 2009. (100% Enterprise Fund I) (All Districts)

 

C.56    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with River Counseling Center in an amount not to exceed $60,000 to provide professional outpatient psychotherapy services for Contra Costa Health Plan members for the period March 1, 2008 through February 28, 2009. (100% Health Plan member premiums) (All Districts)

 

C.57    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Andreas Kamlot, M.D., in an amount not to exceed $50,000 to provide professional cardiothoracic surgery services for Contra Costa Health Plan members for the period March 1, 2008 through February 28, 2009. (100% Health Plan member premiums) (All Districts)

 

C.58  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with MedAssurant, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $326,534 to provide Health Plan Employers Data Information Set (HEDIS) chart review and data collection services for the period March 1, 2008 through February 28, 2011, including mutual indemnification against any claims arising out of the performance of this contract. (100% Health Plan member premiums) (All Districts)

 

Other Actions

 

C.59  APPROVE the medical staff appointments and re-appointments as recommended by the Medical Executive Committee on March 17, 2008.  (All Districts) 

 

C.60    ACCEPT recommendations of the Fish and Wildlife Committee regarding the awarding of grants from the Fish and Wildlife Propagation Fund, and DIRECT the Auditor-Controller to release Fish and Wildlife funds in the amount of $44,080 to grant awardees. (100% Fish and Wildlife funds) (All Districts)

 

C.61    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Purchasing Agent to execute a purchase order, on behalf of the Department of Information Technology, in the amount of $216,544 to purchase Oracle software licenses and maintenance services. (100% User Fees)(All Districts)

 

C.62    ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/244 authorizing a joint public hearing with the County Redevelopment Agency to consider adoption of a proposed Sixth Amendment to the Redevelopment Plan for the North Richmond Redevelopment Project; and ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/245 electing statutory pass-through of Redevelopment Agency tax increment to the County, as recommended by the Community Development Director. (District I) (Consider with C.67)

 

C.63    ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/246 authorizing a joint public hearing with the County Redevelopment Agency to consider adoption of a proposed Sixth Amendment to the Redevelopment Plan for the Bay Point Redevelopment Project; and ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/247 electing statutory pass-through of Redevelopment Agency tax increment to the County, as recommended by the Community Development Director. (District V) (Consider with C.68)

 

C.64    APPROVE request filed by Randy Hensley (owner) to allow a proposed pool and existing residential improvements within a scenic easement, located at 1320 Sugarloaf Drive in the Alamo area; and ADOPT related CEQA findings, as recommended by the Community Development Director (County File #ZI07-12066). (100% Applicant fees) (District III)

 

C.65    ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/210 authorizing Local Agency Formation Commission employees to continue to participate in County-administered benefit programs, as recommended by the County Administrator. (All Districts)

 

Redevelopment Agency

 

C.66    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Redevelopment Director to execute the Purchase and Sale Agreement between the County Redevelopment Agency and Yoshiko M. Albertson, ACCEPT the Grant Deed from Yoshiko M. Albertson, and AUTHORIZE payment in the amount of $500,000 for property rights for Parcel No. 094-016-002, located at 498 Wollam Avenue, in connection with the Orbisonia Heights Redevelopment Project, Bay Point area. (100% Redevelopment Agency funds) (District V)

 

C.67    ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/248 authorizing a joint public hearing with the County Board of Supervisors to consider adoption of a proposed Sixth Amendment to the Redevelopment Plan for the North Richmond Redevelopment Project, and ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/252 authorizing transmittal of Plan Amendment, Negative Declaration, and Final Report on Plan Amendment to the Board of Supervisors for its review, and to the Planning Commission for its report and recommendation pursuant to Health and Safety Code Section 33346, as recommended by the Community Development Director. (District I) (Consider with C.62)

 

C.68    ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/249 authorizing a joint public hearing with the County Board of Supervisors to consider adoption of a proposed Sixth Amendment to the Redevelopment Plan for the Bay Point Redevelopment Project, and ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/250 authorizing transmittal of Plan Amendment, Negative Declaration, and Final Report on Plan Amendment to the Board of Supervisors for its review, and to the Planning Commission for its report and recommendation pursuant to Health and Safety Code Section 33346, as recommended by the Community Development Director. (District I) (Consider with C.63)

 

 

GENERAL INFORMATION

 

The Board meets in all its capacities pursuant to Ordinance Code Section 24-2.402, including as the Housing Authority and the Redevelopment Agency.  Persons who wish to address the Board should complete the form provided for that purpose and furnish a copy of any written statement to the Clerk.

All matters listed under CONSENT ITEMS are considered by the Board to be routine and will be enacted by one motion. There will be no separate discussion of these items unless requested by a member of the Board or a member of the public prior to the time the Board votes on the motion to adopt.

Persons who wish to speak on matters set for PUBLIC HEARINGS will be heard when the Chair calls for comments from those persons who are in support thereof or in opposition thereto.  After persons have spoken, the hearing is closed and the matter is subject to discussion and action by the Board. 

Comments on matters listed on the agenda or otherwise within the purview of the Board of Supervisors can be submitted to the office of the Clerk of the Board via mail:  Board of Supervisors, 651 Pine Street Room 106, Martinez, CA  94553; by fax:  925-335-1913; or via the County’s web page:  www.co.contra-costa.ca.us, by clicking “Submit Public Comment” (the last bullet point in the left column under the title “Board of Supervisors.”) 

Requests for reconsideration of a land use (planning) decision must be submitted in writing to the Clerk of the Board of Supervisors within 10 days of the Board's decision, and must identify the new information which was not before the Board of Supervisors when the decision was made.

The County will provide reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities planning to attend Board meetings who contact the Clerk of the Board at least 24 hours before the meeting, at (925) 335-1900; TDD (925) 335-1915.  An assistive listening device is available from the Clerk, Room 106.

Copies of taped recordings of all or portions of a Board meeting may be purchased from the Clerk of the Board.  Please telephone the Office of the Clerk of the Board, (925) 335-1900, to make the necessary arrangements.

Forms are available to anyone desiring to submit an inspirational thought nomination for inclusion on the Board Agenda. Forms may be obtained at the Office of the County Administrator or Office of the Clerk of the Board, 651 Pine Street, Martinez, California.

Applications for personal subscriptions to the weekly Board Agenda may be obtained by calling the Office of the Clerk of the Board, (925) 335-1900.  The weekly agenda may also be viewed on the County’s Internet Web Page:

www.co.contra-costa.ca.us

The Closed Session agenda is available each week upon request from the Office of the Clerk of the Board, 651 Pine Street, Room 106, Martinez, California, and may also be viewed on the County’s Web Page.

 STANDING COMMITTEES

 

The Family and Human Services Committee (Supervisors Susan A. Bonilla and Mary N. Piepho) - meets on the fourth Monday of the month at 1:00 p.m. in Room 101, County Administration Building, 651 Pine Street, Martinez.

 

The Finance Committee (Supervisors Mary N. Piepho and John Gioia) - meets on the second Monday of the month at 10:00 a.m. in Room 101, County Administration Building, 651 Pine Street, Martinez.

 

The Internal Operations Committee (Supervisors Susan A. Bonilla and Gayle B. Uilkema) - meets on the first Monday of the month at 10:00 a.m. in Room 101, County Administration Building, 651 Pine Street, Martinez.

 

The Public Protection Committee (Supervisors John Gioia and Federal D. Glover) meets on the third Monday of the month at 10:00 a.m. in Room 101, County Administration Building, 651 Pine Street, Martinez.

 

The Transportation, Water & Infrastructure Committee (Supervisors Gayle B. Uilkema and Mary N. Piepho) - meets on the third Monday of the month at 10:00 a.m. in Room 108, County Administration Building, 651 Pine Street, Martinez.

 

The Capital Facilities Committee  (Supervisors Federal D. Glover and Susan A. Bonilla) - meets as needed in Room 101, County Administration Building, 651 Pine Street, Martinez.

 

     

Internal Operations Committee

 

04/14/08

 

10:00 a.m.

 

See above

Public Protection Committee

Transportation Water & Infrastructure

04/21/08

04/21/08

10:00 a.m.

10:00 a.m.

See above

See above

 

AD HOC COMMITTIES

 

Ad Hoc committees of the Board of Supervisors meet on an as-needed basis at the direction of the committee chair.  Please contact the offices of the committee chairs for meeting times and information.

 

Smart Growth:          Chair, Supervisor Federal D. Glover

Airport Committee

 

 

 

PERSONS WHO WISH TO ADDRESS THE BOARD MAY BE LIMITED TO THREE (3) MINUTES.

 

 

AGENDA DEADLINE:  Thursday, 12 noon, 12 days before the Tuesday Board meetings.


Glossary of Acronyms, Abbreviations, and other Terms (in alphabetical order): 

Contra Costa County has a policy of making limited use of acronyms, abbreviations, and industry-specific language in its Board of Supervisors meetings and written materials.  Following is a list of commonly used language that may appear in oral presentations and written materials associated with Board meetings:

 

 


AB              Assembly Bill

ABAG         Association of Bay Area Governments

ACA           Assembly Constitutional Amendment

ADA           Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990

AFSCME     American Federation of State County and Municipal Employees

AICP          American Institute of Certified Planners

AIDS          Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome

ALUC         Airport Land Use Commission

AOD Alcohol and Other Drugs

BAAQMD    Bay Area Air Quality Management District

BART         Bay Area Rapid Transit District

BCDC         Bay Conservation & Development Commission

BGO           Better Government Ordinance

BOS Board of Supervisors

CALTRANS   California Department of Transportation

CalWIN      California Works Information Network

CalWORKS  California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids

CAER            Community Awareness Emergency Response

CAO County Administrative Officer or Office

CCCPFD     (ConFire) Contra Costa County Fire Protection District

CCHP         Contra Costa Health Plan

CCTA         Contra Costa Transportation Authority

CDBG         Community Development Block Grant

CFDA         Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance

CEQA         California Environmental Quality Act

CIO            Chief Information Officer

COLA         Cost of living adjustment

ConFire      (CCCPFD) Contra Costa County Fire Protection District

CPA           Certified Public Accountant

CPI             Consumer Price Index

CSA           County Service Area

CSAC         California State Association of Counties

CTC            California Transportation Commission

dba            doing business as

EBMUD       East Bay Municipal Utility District

ECCFPD     East Contra Costa Fire Protection District

ECCRPC     East Contra Costa Regional Planning Commission

EIR             Environmental Impact Report

EIS             Environmental Impact Statement

EMCC         Emergency Medical Care Committee

EMS Emergency Medical Services

EPSDT       State Early Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment Program (Mental Health)

et al.          et alii (and others)

FAA            Federal Aviation Administration

FEMA         Federal Emergency Management Agency

F&HS          Family and Human Services Committee

First 5         First Five Children and Families Commission (Proposition 10)

FTE            Full Time Equivalent            

FY              Fiscal Year

GHAD         Geologic Hazard Abatement District

GIS            Geographic Information System

HCD           (State Dept of) Housing & Community Development

HHS           Department of Health and Human Services

HIPAA        Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act

HIV             Human Immunodeficiency Syndrome

HOV High Occupancy Vehicle

HR              Human Resources

HUD           United States Department of Housing and Urban Development

Inc.            Incorporated

IOC                Internal Operations Committee

ISO            Industrial Safety Ordinance

JPA            Joint (exercise of) Powers Authority or Agreement

Lamorinda    Lafayette-Moraga-Orinda Area

LAFCo        Local Agency Formation Commission

LLC            Limited Liability Company

LLP            Limited Liability Partnership

Local 1       Public Employees Union Local 1

LVN            Licensed Vocational Nurse

MAC           Municipal Advisory Council

MBE Minority Business Enterprise

M.D. Medical Doctor

M.F.T.        Marriage and Family Therapist

MIS            Management Information System

MOE           Maintenance of Effort

MOU           Memorandum of Understanding

MTC           Metropolitan Transportation Commission

NACo         National Association of Counties

OB-GYN      Obstetrics and Gynecology

O.D.           Doctor of Optometry

OES-EOC    Office of Emergency Services-Emergency Operations Center

OPEB         Other Post Employee Benefits

OSHA         Occupational Safety and Health Administration

Psy.D.        Doctor of Psychology

RDA           Redevelopment Agency

RFI             Request For Information

RFP            Request For Proposal

RFQ           Request For Qualifications

RN              Registered Nurse

SB              Senate Bill

SBE            Small Business Enterprise

SRVRPC     San Ramon Valley Regional Planning Commission

SWAT        Southwest Area Transportation Committee

TRANSPAC  Transportation Partnership & Cooperation (Central)

TRANSPLAN Transportation Planning Committee (East County)

TRE or TTE      Trustee

TWIC          Transportation, Water and Infrastructure Committee

VA              Department of Veterans Affairs

vs.              versus (against)

WAN          Wide Area Network

WBE           Women Business Enterprise

WCCTAC    West Contra Costa Transportation Advisory Committee