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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 15, 2008

 

 

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

 

Inspirational Thought -  "Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all." ~ Dale Carnegie

 

CONSIDER CONSENT ITEMS   (Items listed as C.1 through C.83 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 recognizing Robert Scott Zeigler for his 25 years of service to Contra Costa County.  (Michael Lango, General Services Director) (All Districts)

 

PR.2    PRESENTATION recognizing Robert H. Drake for his 30 years of service to Contra Costa County.  (Dennis M. Barry, Community Development Director) (All Districts)

 

SHORT DISCUSSIONS ITEMS

 

SD.1    PUBLIC COMMENT (3 Minutes/Speaker)

 

SD.2    CONSIDER any Consent Items previously removed.

 

SD.3    HEARING on the itemized costs of abatement for property located at 521 Market Avenue, Richmond  (Floyd & Louise Ellis Nicks, Owners). (Michael Angelo Silva, Building Inspection Department) (District I)

 

SD.4    CONSIDER adoption of an Environmentally Preferable Purchasing Policy to promote environmentally sustainable business practices, conserve natural resources, and support recycling markets. (Michael Lango, General Services Director) (All Districts)

 

SD.5    CONSIDER adopting Resolution No. 2008/166 amending Resolution No. 2007/32, pertaining to an added step increase for certain safety employees assigned to the Office of the Sheriff. (Lori Gentles, Human Resources Director) (All Districts)

 

SD.6    CONSIDER adopting Resolution No. 2008/218 regarding compensation for Contra Costa County Fire Protection District Unrepresented Fire Safety Management Employees. (Lori Gentles, Human Resources Director) (All Districts)

 

Closed Session

 

DELIBERATION ITEMS

 

1:00 p.m.

 

D.1      HEARING on the FY 2008/09 Action Plan and on the recommendations of the Family and Human Services Committee, Finance Committee, and Affordable Housing Finance Committee on the use of FY 2008/09 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), HOME Investment Partnerships Act (HOME), Emergency Shelter Grants (ESG), and Housing for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA) funds. (Bob Calkins, Conservation and Development Department)

 

D.2      CONSIDER accepting report from the Finance Committee, introducing Ordinance No. 2008-16 regarding Other Post Employment Benefits funding, waiving first reading, and fixing April 22, 2008 for ordinance adoption. (Supervisor Piepho) (All Districts)

 

D.3      CONSIDER accepting report from the County Administrator regarding recommendations on health care changes for unrepresented employees and certain retirees;  declaring intent to make health care changes; directing the County Administrator to work with the County Counsel to prepare documents to implement health care changes and return to the Board on May 6, 2008 for formal action on health care changes, and accepting update on draft information on 2008 Other Post-Employment Benefits (OPEB) Actuarial Valuation.  (John Cullen, County Administrator) (All Districts)

 

Closed Session

 

 

Adjourn in memory of Robert John Conaty.

 

 

 

Supplemental Calendar of Closed Session Items

Tuesday, April 15, 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. 2007/366, 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))

            1.         Magnussen v. CCC, et al. United States District Court Action No. C 07 4307 EDL

 

C.        CONFERENCE WITH REAL PROPERTY NEGOTIATOR

            Property:  215 2nd St., 220 O’Hara Ave., 172-192 Delta Rd., APN 041-021-014 (Live Oak Ave.), all in Oakley

            Agency Negotiator:  John Cullen

            Negotiating parties:  County, East Contra Costa Fire Protection District, and City of Oakley

Under negotiation:  price and payment terms

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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 and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a contract with LSA Associates, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $100,000 to provide environmental analysis for the Carquinez Scenic Drive-San Francisco Bay Trail Project, for the period April 15, 2008 through December 31, 2010, Crockett area. (50% Association of Bay Area Governments and 50% Local Road funding) (District II)

 

C.2      APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Summit CM, Inc., effective April 15, 2008, to increase the payment limit by $150,000 to a new payment limit of $350,000 with no change to the contract term, to provide management services for subdivision inspection and construction activities, Countywide. (Developer fees) (All Districts)

 

Engineering Services

 

C.3      LP 04-02007:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/255 accepting offer of dedication for roadway purposes for project being developed by Vincent P. and Carol DiMaggio, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Walnut Creek area. (District III)

 

C.4      PA 05-00032 (Cross-reference SD 03-08508):  ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/256 accepting completion of improvements for Piccadilly Square Park, 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.5      RA 01-01122 (Cross-reference SD 99-07984):  ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/257 accepting completion of warranty period and release of cash deposit for faithful performance for the subdivision agreement (right-of-way landscaping), for project being developed by Shapell Industries of Northern California, a division of Shapell Industries, Inc., as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.6      RA 04-01168 (Cross-reference SD 04-08856):  ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/258 accepting completion of improvements for Dougherty Road 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.7      RA 05-01186 (Cross-reference SD 99-08381): ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/259 accepting offer of dedication-road purposes for project being developed by Shapell Industries, Inc., a Delaware corporation, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Danville area. (District III)

 

C.8      SD 87-06844: ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/260 approving the third extension of the subdivision agreement for project being developed by California Pacific Bank, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Lafayette area. (District II)

 

C.9      SD 04-08780:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/261 accepting completion of landscape improvements for subdivision agreement (right-of-way landscaping) for project being developed by Lennar Homes of California, Inc., as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

Special Districts & County Airports

 

C.10    AUTHORIZE Airports Director, or designee, to submit Airport Improvement Program (AIP) grant applications to both Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the California Department of Transportation-Division of Aeronautics (Caltrans) in amounts not to exceed $1,500,000 and $37,500, respectively, to perform environmental analysis, complete an appraisal, and purchase approximately 80 acres of land at Byron Airport; APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Chair, Board of Supervisors, to sign a Statement of Acceptance with FAA for grant funds; APPROVE and AUTHORIZE Airports Director, or designee, to sign an acceptance of funds under the California Aid to Airports Program Grant Agreement-Federal AIP Matching Funds grant program, Byron area. (95% FAA, 2.4% Caltrans, 2.6% Airport Enterprise Fund) (District III)      

 

C.11    AUTHORIZE Airports Director, or designee, to submit Airport Improvement Program (AIP) grant applications to both Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the California Department of Transportation-Division of Aeronautics (Caltrans) in amounts not to exceed $450,000 and $11,250, respectively, to purchase a new airfield sweeper vehicle and replacement pavement paint stripper equipment for Buchanan Field Airport; APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Chair, Board of Supervisors, to sign a Statement of Acceptance with FAA for grant funds; APPROVE and AUTHORIZE Airports Director, or designee, to sign an acceptance of funds under the California Aid to Airports Program Grant Agreement-Federal AIP Matching Funds grant program, Pacheco area. (95% FAA, 2.4% Caltrans, 2.6% Airport Enterprise Fund) (District III)      

 

Statutory Actions

 

C.12    DECLARE certain ordinances duly published. (All Districts)

 

Claims, Collections & Litigation

 

C.13    DENY claims by Eleonore Barkasy, Mitchell Lison, Adrian Arroyo, Deborah Hubbert, Tim Honea, Ashley Elizabeth Brooks, and Sam Wesley. (All Districts)

 

C.14    RECEIVE report concerning the final settlement of Mary Cambell-Kniss vs. Contra Costa County and AUTHORIZE payment from the Workers’ Compensation Trust Fund in the amount of $60,000, less permanent disability payments, as recommended by the County Administrator. (All Districts)

 

Hearing Dates

 

C.15    ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/262 accepting the Annexation Engineer’s Report for County Service Area M-31, Subdivision 05-8905, declaring the intent to levy and collect assessments, and fixing a public hearing for June 3, 2008 to adopt the proposed annual assessments and complete public noticing, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Contra Costa Centre area. (Countywide Service Area M-31 funding) (District IV)

 

Honors & Proclamations

 

C.16    ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/219 recognizing Robert H. Drake on the occasion of his 30 years of service to Contra Costa County, as recommended by the Community Development Director. (All Districts) (See PR.2)

 

C.17    ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/264 honoring Las Trampas for their 50th anniversary of supporting people with developmental disabilities, as recommended by Supervisor Uilkema. (District II)

 

C.18    ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/267 recognizing Robert Scott Ziegler on the occasion of his 25 years of service to Contra Costa County, as recommended by the General Services Director. (All Districts) (See PR.1)

 

Ordinances

 

C.19    ADOPT Ordinance 2008-14, as introduced on April 8, 2008, amending Chapter 52-3 of the County Ordinance Code, regulating cardrooms, to conform to state licensing requirements and to modify check processing timing, as recommended by Supervisor Bonilla. (All Districts) 

 

Appointments & Resignations

 

C.20    DECLARE vacant the District V Public Sector seat on the Economic Opportunity Council held by Lamar Anderson and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post vacancy, as recommended by Supervisor Glover. (District V)

 

C.21    DECLARE vacant the Low-Income Sector 2 seat on the Economic Opportunity Council held by Mari Henson Bodnar and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post vacancy, as recommended by Employment and Human Services Director.  (All Districts)

 

C.22    DECLARE vacant the Private/Non-Profit Sector 1 seat on the Economic Opportunity Council held by Cheryl Grover and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post vacancy, as recommended by Employment and Human Services Director. (All Districts)

 

C.23    APPOINT Deborah Polk to the Low-Income Sector 5 seat on the Economic Opportunity Council, as recommended by the Employment and Human Services Director.  (All Districts)

 

C.24    DECLARE vacant the District 1 Consumer seat on the Mental Health Commission held by Bettye J. Randal and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy, as recommended by Supervisor Gioia. (District I)

 

Appropriation Adjustments  - Fiscal Year 2007/08

 

C.25    Public Works Department (238000):  APPROVE Appropriations and Revenue Adjustment No. 5095 authorizing new revenue in the amount of $485,000 from the General Fund Revolving Fund loan and appropriating it for Sanitation District No. 5, Crockett area, expenses. (District II)

 

C.26    Employment and Human Services Department (0589):  APPROVE Appropriations and Revenue Adjustment No. 5074 authorizing new revenue in the Child Development budget in the amount of $6,118,417 from the California Department of Education and appropriating it for the Community Services Child Development program.  (All Districts)

 

C.27    Employment and Human Services Department (0578):  APPROVE Appropriations and Revenue Adjustment No. 5071 authorizing new revenue in the Community Services budget in the amount of $50,000 from full-paying families and appropriating it for the Childcare Enterprise Fund fee-for-service childcare pilot program.  (All Districts)

 

C.28    Employment and Human Services Department (0588):  APPROVE Appropriations and Revenue Adjustment No. 5073 authorizing new revenue in the Community Services budget in the amount of $1,653,698 from the California Department of Education and appropriating it for collaborative childcare programs. (All Districts)

 

C.29    Contra Costa County Fire Protection District (7300):  APPROVE Appropriations and Revenue Adjustment No. 5092 authorizing new revenue from the City of Antioch and the State Office of Traffic Safety in the total amount of $1,482,460 and appropriating it for the refurbishment of two fire stations, the acquisition of extrication and disentanglement equipment, and public education activities. (All Districts)

 

C.30    Sheriff-Coroner (0362), General Services (0063):  APPROVE Appropriations and Revenue Adjustment No. 5094 authorizing the transfer of appropriations in the amount of $11, 000 from the Sheriff Emergency Services to General Service Fleet Operations to purchase an emergency response trailer for the Office of the Sheriff. (100% Off-Highway Vehicle Grant funding) (All Districts) (Consider with C.82)

 

C.31    Sheriff’s Office (0255):  APPROVE Appropriations and Revenue Adjustment No. 5064 authorizing new revenue in the amount of $829,344 from restricted civil process fees and appropriating it for operating expenses of the Sheriff’s Civil Unit for projected expenditures. (All Districts)

 

Intergovernmental Relations

 

C.32    SUPPORT H.R. 5613 (Representatives Dingell and Murphy), the Protecting the Medicaid Safety Net Act of 2008, which would place a moratorium until March 2009 on seven Medicaid regulations issued by the Department of Health and Human Services, as recommended by the Director of Health Services and the County Administrator. (All Districts)

 

Personnel Actions

 

C.33    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20534 to add one Information Systems Assistant (represented) position and cancel one Experienced Level Clerk (represented) in the Health Services Department.  (Cost savings) (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.34    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with the State Department of Public Health, Health Resources and Services Administration to pay the County an amount not to exceed $557,518 to provide the Hospital Preparedness Program for the period September 1, 2007 through August 8, 2008.  (No County match) (All Districts)

 

C.35    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with the Avon Foundation to award the County a grant amount not to exceed $200,000 to provide the Patient Navigator Program for the period July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008.  (No County match) (All Districts)

 

C.36    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with the State Department of Mental Health, to replace and supersede the prior agreement and to pay the County an amount not to exceed $21,568,159, for the development, implementation, and performance reporting of the Proposition 63, Mental Health Services Act - Community Services and Supports component, and to set the term of the agreement to July 1, 2004 through June 30, 2008, including a mutual indemnification provision against claims arising from the indemnifying party’s acts or omissions.  (No County match) (All Districts)

 

C.37    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 extend the term expiration from December 31, 2007 to December 31, 2008 and with no change to the payment limit of $1,364,444.  (No County match) (All Districts)

 

 C.38   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Sheriff-Coroner, or designee, to accept 2008 COPS Technology Program grant funding (Public Safety Partnership and Community Policing Grants) from the Department of Justice in the estimated amount of $654,710 to support the development of the Regional Integrated Justice Systems project, ARIES. (No County match)  (CFDA #16.710) (All Districts)

 

C.39    ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/265 authorizing the Redevelopment Director to submit an application to the California Department of Housing and Community Development for Proposition 1-C Transit-Oriented Development Infrastructure Grant funds in an amount not to exceed $10 million for station enhancements and a bicycle station in conjunction with the Contra Costa Centre Transit Village at the Pleasant Hill BART Station. (Matching requirement satisfied by 100% Redevelopment funds) (District IV)

 

C.40    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Sheriff-Coroner, or designee, to execute a contract with the State of California to pay the County an amount not to exceed $30,000 to provide security services for the Contra Costa County Fair for the period May 28 2008 through June 1, 2008. (100% Cost reimbursement) (All Districts)

 

C.41    ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/266 to authorize the District Attorney to submit an application and execute a grant award agreement, and any extensions or amendments thereof, pursuant to State guidelines, with the State Department of Insurance for funding of the Life and Annuity Consumer Protection Program in the amount of $28,213 for the period July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2009. (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.42    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Guillermo Alvarez, MFT, effective March 1, 2008, to increase the payment by $15,000 to a new payment limit of $35,000 to provide additional Medi-Cal mental health specialty services, with no change in the original term of September 1, 2006 through June 30, 2008. (100% Medi-Cal funding) (All Districts)

 

C.43    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Desarrollo Familiar in an amount not to exceed $39,017 to provide support services to County clients diagnosed with HIV disease, for the period March 1 through June 30, 2008.  (100% Ryan White HIV/AIDS Treatment Modernization Act of 2006 funding) (All Districts)

 

C.44    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute the following contract amendments, effective March 1, 2008, to increase the payment limits to provide additional Medi-Cal mental health specialty services, with no change in the original terms of July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2008 (100% Medi-Cal funding) (All Districts):

 

Contractor

Increase

New Payment Limit

Jean Kasha, MFT

$13,000

$63,000

Margaret Grimley, M.D.

$33,000

$83,000

Rosalind Ruhl, MFT

$27,000

$57,000

Camille Nichols, MFT

$24,000

$29,000

Eleuterio Go, M.D.

$110,000

$120,000

Thomas Martin, MFT

$45,000

$80,000

Aulakh Rahat, M.D.

$100,000

$150,000

Betty Burrus-Wright, Ph.D.

$25,000

$30,000

Pam Mikolajczyk, MFT

$23,000

$43,000

Madlena Maximova, MFT

$25,000

$35,000

Ena Rios, LCSW

$40,000

$50,000

Donna Schwitters, MFT

$15,000

$30,000

Matherine Mehler, Ph.D.

$37,000

$47,000

Patricia Marlow, LCSW

$20,000

$50,000

Wynne Osborne, MFT

$11,000

$31,000

Valerie A. Igl, MFT

$13,000

$38,000

 

C.45    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Marjory Giustino, MFT, effective March 1, 2008, to increase the payment by $55,000 to a new payment limit of $75,000, to provide additional Medi-Cal mental health specialty services, with no change in the original term of May 1, 2007 through June 30, 2009. (100% Medi-Cal Funds) (All Districts)

 

C.46    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Sandy Carneggie, MFT, effective March 1, 2008, to increase the payment by $23,000 to a new payment limit of $73,000 to provide additional Medi-Cal mental health specialty services, with no change in the original term of February 1, 2006 through June 30, 2008. (100% Medi-Cal funding) (All Districts)

 

C.47    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Neighborhood House of North Richmond in an amount not to exceed $30,167 to provide support services for County residents diagnosed with HIV disease, for the period March 1 through June 30, 2008.  (100% Ryan White HIV/AIDS Treatment Modernization Act of 2006 funding) (All Districts)

 

C.48    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with HCS, Inc. (dba The Abaris Group), effective April 1, 2008, to increase the payment limit by $60,000 to a new payment limit of $200,000 to provide additional consulting services with regard to obtaining grant funding for the Hospital Preparedness Program, with no change in the term from October 1, 2005 through August 31, 2008.  (92% Federal Health Resources and Services Administration Bioterrorism Hospital Preparedness Grant and 8% Measure H-Emergency Medical Services funding) (All Districts)

 

C.49    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Perseus Corporation, effective February 1, 2008, to increase the payment limit by $2,500 to a new payment limit of $127,501, including a provision for expense reimbursement, to provide consultation and technical assistance with regard to preparation and submission of third-party cost reports, with no change in the original term of November 1, 2007 through October 31, 2008. (100% Enterprise Fund I) (All Districts)

 

C.50    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Crestwood Behavioral Health, Inc., effective April 1, 2008, to increase the payment limit by $45,000 to a new payment limit of $75,000 to provide additional emergency residential care placement services, with no change in the original term of September 1, 2007 through August 31, 2008. (100% Mental Health Realignment funding) (All Districts)

 

C.51    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Dorothy A. Klein in an amount not to exceed $103,600 to provide consultation and technical assistance with regard to substance abuse and mental health services for California Work Opportunity and Responsibility for Kids (CalWORKs) participants, for the period April 1, 2008 through March 31, 2009.  (100% CalWORKs funding) (All Districts)

 

C.52    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director or, designee, to execute a contract amendment with Nancy J. Frank, effective March 1, 2008, to increase the payment limit by $20,240 to a new payment limit of $105,840 with no change in the original term of May 1, 2007 through April 30, 2008 to provide additional program development services for implementation of the Mental Health Services Act directives.  (100% State Proposition 63 funding) (All Districts)

 

C.53    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Starlight Adolescent Center, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $75,786 to provide residential day treatment services for emotionally disturbed adolescents for the period March 1 through June 30, 2008, with a six-month automatic extension through December 31, 2008 in an amount not to exceed $114,301.  (33% Federal Medi-Cal; 33% State Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment; 34% Mental Health Realignment funding) (All Districts)

 

C.54    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with On Assignment Staffing Services, Inc., effective March 1, 2008, to increase the payment limit by $49,000 to a new payment limit of $2,549,000 to provide additional temporary help services at the Contra Costa Regional Medical and Health Centers, with no change in the original term of June 1, 2007 through May 31, 2008.  (100% Enterprise Fund I) (All Districts)

 

C.55    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Northern California Health Care System, effective December 31, 2007, to extend the term through March 31, 2008 and to increase the payment limit by $350,000 to a new payment limit of $2,150,000, for the provision of nuclear medicine services to County patients at the Contra Costa Regional Medical Center and Health Centers.  (100% Enterprise Fund I) (All Districts)

 

C.56    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with STAT Nursing Services, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $250,000 to provide temporary nursing services at the Contra Costa Regional Medical and Health Centers for the period April 1, 2008 through March 31, 2009.  (100% Enterprise Fund I) (All Districts)

 

C.57    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Maxim Healthcare Services, effective March 1, 2008, to increase the payment limit by $42,000 to a new payment limit of $206,000 to provide additional temporary help services at the Contra Costa Regional Medical and Health Centers, with no change in the original term of September 1, 2007 through August 31, 2008.  (100% Enterprise Fund I) (All Districts)

 

C.58    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Denis W. Tsao, M.D., in an amount not to exceed $300,000 to provide professional anesthesiology 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.59    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Nighthawk Radiology Services, LLC, effective February 28, 2008, to extend the term from February 28, 2008 through February 28, 2010 and increase the payment limit by $265,000 to a new payment limit of $565,000, to provide additional teleradiology (electronic transmission of radiological patient images) services at the Contra Costa Regional Medical and Health Centers.  (100% Enterprise Fund I) (All Districts)

 

C.60    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with John Chan, M.D., in an amount not to exceed $1,200,000 to provide professional anesthesiology services for patients at the Contra Costa Regional Medical and Health Centers for the period May 1, 2008 through April 30, 2011.  (100% Enterprise Fund I) (All Districts)

 

C.61    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Shirley E. Beshany, M.D., effective March 1, 2008, to decrease the payment limit by $100,000 to a new payment limit of $595,000 to provide fewer radiology services at the Contra Costa Regional Medical and Health Centers, with no change in the original term of December 19, 2005 through November 30, 2008.  (100% Enterprise Fund I) (All Districts)

 

C.62    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Ho-Yin Li, M.D., effective November 1, 2007, to increase the payment limit by $225,000 to a new payment limit of $1,125,000 to provide additional anesthesiology services at the Contra Costa Regional Medical and Health Centers, with no change in the original term of November 1, 2007 through October 31, 2010.  (100% Enterprise Fund I) (All Districts)

 

C.63    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Diablo Nephrology Medical Group, Inc., effective February 1, 2008, to decrease the payment limit by $200,000 to a new payment limit of $400,000 to allow the contractor to continue to provide nephrology (kidney function and disease) services at the Contra Costa Regional Medical and Health Centers.  (100% Enterprise Fund I) (All Districts)

 

C.64    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with East Bay Nephrology Medical Group, Inc., effective February 1, 2008, to increase the payment limit by $100,000 to a new payment limit of $165,000 to provide additional nephrology (kidney function and disease) services at the Contra Costa Regional Medical and Health Centers, with no change in the original term of July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2009. (100% Enterprise Fund I) (All Districts)

 

C.65    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Laszlo Tamas, M.D., in an amount not to exceed $1,125,000 to provide professional neurosurgery (central nervous system) services for patients at the Contra Costa Regional Medical and Health Centers, for the period May 1, 2008 through April 30, 2011.  (100% Enterprise Fund I) (All Districts)

 

C.66    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Bio Medical Applications of California, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $1,500,000 to provide professional hemodialysis (blood cleansing) services for Contra Costa Health Plan members for the period December 1, 2007 through November 30, 2008.  (100% Health Plan member premiums) (All Districts)

 

C.67    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with the Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano in the amount of $54,300 for countywide emergency food distribution services for the period July l, 2008 through June 30, 2009.  (100% County – Keller Canyon Surcharge Revenue) (All Districts)

 

C.68    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Purchasing Agent to execute a purchase order on behalf of the Employment and Human Services Department in the amount of $162,601 for computer network equipment for the Ellinwood Office Complex. (85% State - Automated Welfare System Project, 15% County General Fund) (All Districts)

 

C.69    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with CareAccess Silicon Valley, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $29,620 for virtual private portal services for the Adult Protective Services Automated Client Tracking System for the period July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2009. (100% State - Multipurpose Senior Service Program funding) (All Districts)

 

C.70    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Tonya Redfield, effective April 15, 2008, to extend the term from April 17, 2008 through September 1, 2009, and to increase the payment limit by $82,100 from $137,500 to a new payment limit of $219,600 to act as an independent contractor, responsible for general oversight and direction of the program and program team, for Phase II of the “Keep the Delta Clean” (KDC) Program, East County area (the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta). (100% Project funds) (Districts III and V)

           

Other Actions

 

C.71    CONTINUE the emergency action originally taken by the Board of Supervisors on April 10, 2007, regarding the Lower Walnut Creek Interim Protection Measures Project, as recommended by the Chief Engineer, County Flood Control and Water Conservation District, Pacheco area.  (Flood Control Zone 3B funding) (Districts II and IV)

 

C.72    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute an Unpaid Student Training Agreement with American College of Nursing to provide field instruction in the Health Services Department for the University’s students for the period March 1, 2008 through February 28, 2011.  (Non-financial agreement) (All Districts)

 

C.73    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute an Unpaid Student Training Agreement with Gurnick Academy of Medical Arts to provide field instruction in the Health Services Department for the University’s students for the period March 1, 2008 through February 28, 2011.  (Non-financial agreement) (All Districts)

 

C.74    AUTHORIZE payment in the amount of $590,336 to specified fire suppression agencies for the purchase and installation of communications equipment in all fire stations and fire dispatch centers in the county, as recommended by the Emergency Medical Services Director.  (Measure H-Emergency Medical Services funding) (All Districts)

 

C.75    CONTINUE the emergency action originally taken by the Board of Supervisors on November 16, 1999 regarding the issue of homelessness in Contra Costa County, as recommended by the Health Services Director.  (All Districts)

 

C.76    ACCEPT the March 2008 monthly update on the operations of the Community Services Bureau of the Employment and Human Services Department, as recommended by the County Administrator. (All Districts)

 

C.77    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to issue a Request for Proposals in an amount not to exceed $150,000 for tutoring services for children and youth in foster care for the period July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2009. (75% Federal , 17.5% State , 7.5% County General Fund) (All Districts)

 

C.78    ADOPT Resolution Nos. 2008/221, 2008/222, and 2008/223 rescinding Land Conservation Contract No. 4-85 as to Assessor Parcel Nos. 015-190-003, 015-210-016, and 015-210-017, and ADOPT Resolution Nos. 2008/224, 2008/225, and 2008/226 approving and authorizing the Chair, Board of Supervisors, to execute a new Land Conservation Contract for said property with Ronald Nunn Family Limited Partnership, a California Limited Partnership, Orwood Tract area, and ADOPT related California Environmental Quality Act and other findings, as recommended by the Community Development Director (County File:  AP#07-00003). (No fiscal impact) (District III)

 

C.79    ACCEPT canvass of votes for Police Service Area P-6, Zone 3005, Subdivision 058938, in the North Richmond area, as recommended by the Clerk-Recorder (Registrar of Voters). (District I)

 

C.80    AUTHORIZE a reduction in the membership of the County Service Area R-9 Citizens Advisory Committee, as recommended by Supervisor Gioia, El Sobrante area. (District I)

 

C.81    APPROVE bid documents and specifications for the Median Landscaping Project at Pacheco Boulevard, between Second Avenue South and First Avenue North, Pacheco area, for the Public Works Department and DIRECT the Clerk of advertise for bids to be received on May 22, 2008. (Public Works Department’s Countywide Landscape District Budget) (District IV)

 

C.82    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Purchasing Agent, or designee, to purchase a flat bed trailer for the Emergency Services Support Unit of the Sheriff-Coroner. (100% Off-Highway Vehicle Grant funding) (All Districts) (Consider with C.30)

 

C.83    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Sheriff-Coroner, or designee, to accept the donation of a 1-1/2 ton power plant trailer, with two 10KW generators attached, from the Federal Government, for use by the Emergency Services Division. (All Districts)

 

 

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.

The Legislative Committee (Supervisors Susan A. Bonilla and Mary N. Piepho) – meets on the third Wednesday of the month in Room 101, County Administration Building, 651 Pine Street, Martinez

 

   Capital Facilities Committee

   Internal Operations Committee

Family and Human Services Committee

 

 

04/28/08

 

 

1:00 p.m.

 

 

See above

Finance Committee

Public Protection Committee

Transportation Water & Infrastructure  

Legislative Committee

05/19/08

04/21/08

04/21/08

04/23/08

10:00 a.m.

10:00 a.m.

10:00 a.m.

10:00 a.m.

See above

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:    

                 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 Employment 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