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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

March 18, 2008

 

 

10:00 a.m.     Convene, call to order and opening ceremonies.

 

Inspirational Thought -  "Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow." - Anonymous

 

CONSIDER CONSENT ITEMS   (Items listed as C.1 through C.85 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 to recognize Public Works Director Maurice M. Shiu for 37 years of dedicated service to the Contra Costa County Public Works Department, on the occasion of his retirement.  (John Cullen, County Administrator) (All Districts)

 

PR.2    PRESENTATION recognizing Assistant County Administrator Sara Hoffman for 25 years of outstanding service to Contra Costa County upon the occasion of her retirement. (John Cullen, County Administrator)  (All Districts)

 

PR.3    PRESENTATION recognizing Community Development Director Dennis M. Barry for his 30 years of exemplary service to Contra Costa County.  (Supervisor Glover) (All Districts)

 

PR.4    PRESENTATION recognizing newly certified Contra Costa Green Businesses that have met the high standards of environmental excellence set by the Green Business Program.  (Robin Bedell-Waite, Health Services Department) (All Districts)

 

SHORT DISCUSSIONS ITEMS

 

SD.1    PUBLIC COMMENT (3 Minutes/Speaker)

 

SD.2    CONSIDER any Consent Items previously removed.

 

DELIBERATION ITEMS

 

D.1      CONSIDER accepting presentation by Assemblyman DeSaulnier on his legislative program and goals.

 

11:30 a.m.

 

D.2      CONSIDER recommendation of the County Planning Commission to amend the Residential Second Unit Ordinance to allow establishment of such units in agricultural zoning districts and the recommendation of the Community Development Director to continue the public hearing to 1:00 p.m. on April 1, 2008. (Catherine Kutsuris, Community Development Department) (All Districts)

 


D.3      CONSIDER developing a plan to develop a plan to calculate, compare, and disclose “total compensation” costs for all County employees. (Supervisors Gioia and Glover) (All Districts)

 

Closed Session

 

1:00 p.m.  Housing Authority Special Meeting

 

Closed Session

 

Adjourn in memory of Jop Van Overveen

 

 

Supplemental Calendar of Closed Session Items

Tuesday, March 18, 2008, 10:00 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 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

 

C.         PUBLIC EMPLOYEE APPOINTMENT

            Title:  Public Works Director

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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 Chair, Board of Supervisors, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Contra Costa Transportation Authority (CCTA), effective September 18, 2007, to increase the payment limit by $25,000 to a new payment limit of $65,000 with no change to the contract term, to provide right-of-way services to CCTA for the State Route 4 East, Loveridge Road to Somersville Road Project, Antioch area. (CCTA funding) (District V)

 

C.2      ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/169 approving and authorizing the Public Works Director, or designee, to fully close a portion of Oak View Avenue on every Sunday beginning March 23, 2008 until March 22, 2009 from 10:00 a.m. through 2:00 p.m., for the purpose of Kensington Farmers’ Market, Kensington area. (District I)

 

C.3      ADOPT the I-80 Integrated Corridor Mobility Project Resolution of Support, as recommended by the Transportation, Water and Infrastructure Committee, Countywide. (No fiscal impact) (All Districts)

 

Engineering Services

 

C.4      DA 03-00031 (Cross-reference SD 99-08306):  ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/170 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 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.5      DA 05-00052 (Cross-reference SD 99-08331):  ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/171 approving subdivision agreement (right-of-way landscaping), for project being developed by Danville Tassajara Partners, LLC, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Danville area. (District III)

 

C.6      RA 00-01094 (Cross-reference SD 95-07976):  ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/172 accepting completion of improvements for Bollinger Canyon Road (South), 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.7      RA 03-01150 (Cross-reference SD 03-08510):  ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/173 accepting completion of warranty period and release of cash deposit for faithful performance for Windemere Parkway Culvert 5, 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      RA 03-01152 (Cross-reference SD 99-08306):  ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/174 accepting completion of landscape improvements for subdivision agreement (right-of-way landscaping) for Stoneleaf Road (interim condition), 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.9      RA 04-01171 (Cross-reference SD 05-08957):  ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/175 accepting completion of improvements for Windemere Parkway Bridge, 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 04-01172 (Cross-reference SD 05-08957):  ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/176 accepting completion of improvements for Windemere Parkway Culvert #6, 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 04-01176 (Cross-reference SD 05-08957):  ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/177 accepting completion of improvements and declaring Windemere Parkway Extension a county road, 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.12    RA 05-01191 (Cross-reference SD 05-08957):  ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/178 accepting completion of improvements and declaring Camino Tassajara Road widening as a county road, 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.13    SD 97-07996: ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/179 accepting completion of private improvements for Ashbourne Circle, Camberly Court, Sudbury Court, Wycombe Court, Cranleigh Court and Winsford Court, for project being developed by Toll Brothers, Inc., as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon area. (District III)

 

C.14    SD 02-08682: ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/180 accepting completion of landscape improvements 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.15    SD 02-08686: ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/181 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 Industries of Northern California, a division of Shapell Industries Inc., as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

Special Districts & County Airports

 

C.16      APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with WRA, Inc., effective March 18, 2008, to increase the payment limit by $50,000 to a new payment limit of $130,000 and to extend the term from June 30 to December 31, 2008 to continue to provide on-call environmental assessment for various projects, Countywide. (48% Flood Control District, 48% Local Road, and 4% Airport Project funding) (All Districts) 

 

C.17      APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with David Gates & Associates, effective April 1, 2008, to extend the term from March 31, 2008 to March 31, 2009 with no change in the payment limit, for the provision of landscape architectural services Countywide. (Developer fees and Special District funding) (All Districts)

 

C.18      APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Chief Engineer, Flood Control and Water Conservation District or designee, to execute a contract with Nomad Ecology in an amount not to exceed $49,800 to provide biological analysis for the Upper Sand Creek Detention Basin Project, for the period March 18, 2008 through December 31, 2010, Antioch area. (Drainage Area 104 funding) (District V) 

 

C.19    RATIFY the decision of the Blackhawk GHAD General Manager, Richard D. Short, Kleinfelder Inc., or designee, to execute and award a contract with Aliquot Associates, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $80,000 to provide civil engineering services to the GHAD for the period January 1, 2008 through June 30, 2009, Danville area. (Blackhawk GHAD funding) (District III)

 

C.20      RATIFY the decision of the Blackhawk GHAD General Manager, Richard D. Short, Kleinfelder Inc., or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Dover Construction, effective January 28, 2008, to increase the payment limit by $30,000 to a new payment limit of $106,000 to provide emergency response services to the Blackhawk GHAD, Danville area. (Blackhawk GHAD funding) (District III)

 

C.21    AUTHORIZE the Airports Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Kimley-Horn and Associates, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $56,300 for the Buchanan Field Taxiway Echo Lighting Project for the period March 18, 2008 through March 18, 2010, Pacheco area. (95% Federal Aviation Administration, 2.37% Caltrans and 2.63% Airport Enterprise Fund) (District IV)

 

C.22    AUTHORIZE the Airports Director, or designee, to negotiate long-term ground lease and development terms between the County, as Landlord, and Magnuson Aviation, LLC, the party that has submitted an aviation development proposal of approximately 2.9 acres of land on the west side of the Byron Airport, Byron area. (District III)

 

C.23    AUTHORIZE the Airports Director, or designee, to negotiate long-term ground lease and development terms between the County, as Landlord, and Magnuson Aviation, LLC, the party that has submitted an aviation development proposal of approximately 1.6 acres of land on the west side of the Byron Airport, Byron area. (District III)

 

Statutory Actions

 

C.24    DECLARE certain ordinances duly published. (All Districts)

 

Claims, Collections & Litigation

 

C.25    DENY claims by Richard Martin Gonshorowski; Jack L. Harris; Maira Navarro; Shannon O. Murphy; Kasandra Salazar; Jack L. Harris; and late claim for Alexander Peques. (All Districts)

 

C.26    AUTHORIZE the County Counsel to initiate legal action against specified parties to recover monies owed for outstanding debts and costs of suit totaling $127,918.73, as recommended by the County Counsel and Revenue Collections Director. (All Districts)

 

Hearing Dates

 

C.27      ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/182 initiating proceedings to annex territory into Countywide Landscaping District 1979-3 (LL-2), Zone 75; accepting the LL-2 Mid-Year Preliminary Engineer’s Report (Zone 75) Fiscal Year 2007/2008, Subdivision 05-8967 and one commercial parcel; declaring the intent to annex territory into LL-2; authorizing noticing to the affected property owners; and fixing a public hearing for May 13, 2008, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Pacheco area. (Countywide Lighting and Landscaping District funding) (District II)

 

Honors & Proclamations

 

C.28    ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/184 recognizing Public Works Director Maurice M. Shiu for 37 years of dedicated service to the Contra Costa County Public Works Department, on the occasion of his retirement, as recommended by the County Administrator.  (All Districts)

 

C.29    ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/185 recognizing Assistant County Administrator Sara Hoffman for 25 years of outstanding service to Contra Costa County upon the occasion of her retirement, as recommended by the County Administrator. (All Districts)

 

C.30    ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/186 recognizing Community Development Director, Dennis M. Barry, for his 30 years of service to Contra Costa County, as recommended by the County Administrator. (All Districts)

 

C.31    ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/187 honoring Steve Devine, outgoing Executive Director of the West Contra Costa Integrated Waste Management Authority, as recommended by Supervisor Gioia. (All Districts)

 

Ordinances

 

C.32    ADOPT Ordinance No. 2008-08 as introduced on March 11, 2008, amending section 33-5.341 to exempt from the Merit System the class of Chief Deputy Agricultural Commissioner/Sealer of Weights and measures, as recommended by the Human Resources Director. (All Districts)

 

C.33    INTRODUCE Ordinance No. 2008-13 to amend Section 33-5.403 of the Contra Costa County Ordinance Code to exempt from the Merit System the classes of Director, Department of Conservation and Development-Exempt and Deputy Director, Department of Conservation and Development-Exempt, and eliminate the class of Director of Building Inspection, WAIVE reading, and FIX April 1, 2008 for adoption, as recommended by the Assistant County Administrator-Director of Human Resources. (All Districts)

 

Appointments & Resignations

 

C.34    RE-APPOINT Karen Howard to the Appointee 2 seat on the Alamo Beautification Steering Committee for Zone 36, as recommended by Supervisor Piepho.  (District III)

 

C.35    RE-APPOINT Steve Mick to the Alternate seat on the Alamo Beautification Steering Committee for Zone 36, as recommended by Supervisor Piepho. (District III)

 

C.36    DECLARE vacant the District IV Consumer Representative seat on the Contra Costa County Mental Health Commission held by Craig Fletcher (deceased) and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy.  (District IV)

 

C.37    RE-APPOINT Ken Graunstadt to the Appointee 6 seat on the Byron Municipal Advisory Council, as recommended by Supervisor Piepho.  (District III)

 

C.38    APPOINT Dave Hunt to the Appointee 1 seat on the Alamo Beautification Steering Committee for Zone 36, as recommended by Supervisor Piepho. (District III)

 

C.39    APPOINT Joyce Kinton to the Appointee 2 seat on the County Service Area R-7A Citizens Advisory Committee, as recommended by Supervisor Piepho. (District III)

 

C.40    RE-APPOINT Nick Papadakos to the Appointee 6 seat on the Byron Municipal Advisory Council, as recommended by Supervisor Piepho. (District III)

 

C.41    APPOINT Ivan Chow to the Community #3 seat and Jonathan Klein to the County #3 seat on the Affordable Housing Finance Committee, as recommended by the Internal Operations Committee.  (All Districts)

 

C.42    RE-APPOINT Frank Gordon to the General Public seat, Henry Clark to the Environmental Organization #2 seat, and Howard Adams to the Environmental Organization #2 Alternate seat on the Hazardous Materials Commission, as recommended by the Internal Operations Committee.  (All Districts)

 

C.43    RE-APPOINT Don Bouchet, Jerome E. Hatfield, Edgar H. Grubb, Charles O’Connor, Alfred Granzella, Ellen Elster, and APPOINT Christopher J. Learned to the Treasury Oversight Committee, as recommended by the Internal Operations Committee.  (All Districts)

 

C.44    APPOINT Alix Mitgang to the Community #3 seat on the Advisory Council on Equal Employment Opportunity, as recommended by the Internal Operations Committee.  (All Districts)

 

Appropriation Adjustments  - FY 2007/08

 

C.45    Sheriff (0255):  APPROVE Appropriations and Revenue Adjustment No. 5070 authorizing new revenue in the amount of $208,656 from the U.S. Department of Justice, 2007 DNA Backlog Reduction Program Grant and appropriating it to aid in funding two Criminalist positions. (All Districts)

 

Intergovernmental Relations

 

C.46    ADOPT “Support, Sponsored Bill” position for Assembly Bill 2971 (DeSaulnier), which would broaden the eligible uses of transportation impact fee revenue, and AUTHORIZE the Chair, Board of Supervisors to sign a letter to Assemblymember DeSaulnier regarding the bill, as recommended by the Transportation, Water and Infrastructure Committee. (All Districts)

 

Personnel Actions

 

C.47    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20532 establishing the class of Director, Inpatient Nursing Operations (unrepresented), allocating it to the Salary Schedule, and adding one position in the Health Services Department.  (Enterprise I fund costs offset by position cancellation and reduction of overtime) (All Districts)

 

C.48    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20531 establishing the class of Chief of Detention Health Nursing Services (unrepresented), allocating it to the Salary Schedule, and adding one position in the Health Services Department.  (100% County General Fund offset through reduction of contract funds) (All Districts)

 

C.49    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20513 increasing the hours of seven Exempt Medical Staff Physician positions, and canceling two Exempt Medical Staff Optometrist (unrepresented) and two Exempt Medical Staff Dentist positions.  (100% FQHC funding) (All Districts)

 

C.50    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20544 adding one Clerk-Experienced Level (represented), one Clerk-Senior Level (represented), six Mental Health Clinical Specialist (represented), three Registered Nurse-Experienced (represented), three Mental Health Community Support Worker I (represented), one Exempt Medical Staff Physician-Exempt (unrepresented), one Mental Health Program Supervisor (represented), and three Mental Health Clinical Specialist (represented) positions in the Health Services Department for Prevention and Early Intervention services under the Mental Health Services Act.  (100% Mental Health Services Act funding) (All Districts)

 

C.51    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20540 to add one Sheriff’s Aide position (represented) and cancel three Criminalistics Lab Aide positions in the office of the Sheriff. (Cost savings) (All Districts)

 

C.52    ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/147 to supersedes Resolution No. 2008/36 (Management Resolution) regarding compensation and benefits for County Elected and Appointed Department Heads, Management, Exempt, and Unrepresented Employees, to reflect changes as recommended by the Director of Human Resources Director. (All Districts)

 

C.53    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20547 to establish the classes of Director, Department of Conservation and Development-Exempt and Deputy Director, Department of Conservation and Development-Exempt, ALLOCATE them to the Salary Schedule, and add one position in each class; reclassify incumbent Director of Redevelopment-Exempt to Deputy Director, Department of Conservation and Development-Exempt; and cancel one Director of Building Inspection-Exempt position effective April 1, 2008, in preparation for the establishment of the new Department of Conservation and Development.  (100% Land Development fees) (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.54     APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract to accept funding from California Department of Education for part-day, full-day and support services related to State Preschool/PreKindergarten Literacy programs for the period July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008 (No County match) (All Districts):

 

Service

Amount

PreKindergarten literacy (part-day)

$839,608

PreKindergarten literacy (full-day)

$296,045

PreKindergarten literacy support services

$27,500

Total:

$1,163,153

 

C.55    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to submit funding an application to the California Environmental Protection Agency in an amount not to exceed $95,874 for the County’s Health Services Hazardous Materials Aboveground Petroleum Storage Act Program for the period March 1, 2008 through December 31, 2009.  (No County match) (All Districts)

 

C.56    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to accept Community Development Block Grant funding from, and execute a contract with, the City of Concord in an amount not to exceed $30,000 for the operation of the Adult Interim Housing Program for fiscal year 2007/08, including a provision to indemnify the City against any claims arising out of the performance of the contract.  (No County match) (All Districts)

 

C.57    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute contract with the Boston Scientific Foundation to grant the County an amount not to exceed $75,000 for the Health Disparities Initiative - Health Care for the Homeless Project, which provides training to multi-disciplinary staff who work with homeless patients with chronic diseases, for the period January 1 through December 31, 2008.   (No County match) (All Districts)

 

C.58    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the County Administrator, or designee, to apply for and accept a continuation grant in the amount of $300,000 on behalf of the County’s Zero Tolerance for Domestic Violence Initiative from the Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women for the “Safe havens:  Supervised Visitation and Safe Exchange Grant Program” for the period September 1, 2008 through August 31, 2010. (No County match) (All Districts)

 

C.59    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the General Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Siemens Building Technologies in the amount of $1,317,873 to install a cogeneration plant and lighting retrofits at the Juvenile Hall in Martinez. (California Energy Commission loan) (District II)

 

C.60    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the General Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Siemens Building Technologies in the amount of $1,622,280 to install a cogeneration plant at the Contra Costa Regional Medical Center in Martinez. (California Energy Commission loan) (District II)

 

C.61    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the County Administrator, or designee, to execute contracts totaling $200,000 with the following agencies for the Dispute Resolution Program for calendar year 2009 (100% Restricted Dispute Resolution funds) (All Districts):

 

Agency

Amount

Center for Human Development

$85,000

The Congress of Neutrals

$115,000

     Total

$200,000

 

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

 

C.62     RATIFY the pass through of cost-of-living adjustments to the daily reimbursement rate in the State Preschool and Child Development Programs to First Baptist Church of Pittsburg, as authorized by the State of California, with no change to the below noted payment limits or term of April 1 through September 30, 2007 (District V)  (Budgeted, 100% State funding):

 

Purpose

Payment Limit

State Preschool

$56,489

State Child Development

$301,380

Federal Child Development

$79,777

 

C.63     APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Oakland in an amount not to exceed $90,000 to provide housing advocacy services for people with HIV for the period March 1, 2008 through February 28, 2009.  (100% U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development funding) (All Districts)

 

C.64     APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with HCS Inc. (dba The Abaris Group), effective February 1, 2008, to increase the payment limit by $10,000 to a new payment limit of $140,000 to provide additional consulting services with regard to the development of a special pediatric study report, with no change in the term of October 1, 2005 through August 31, 2008.  (89% Federal Health Resources and Services Administration Bioterrorism Hospital Preparedness Grant, 11% Measure H funding)  (All Districts)

 

C.65     APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a cancellation agreement with Aaron J. Feldman, MFT, effective at close of business on February 29, 2008; and a new contract with Aaron J. Feldman, MFT, in an amount not to exceed $33,000 to provide Medi-Cal mental health specialty services, for the period March 1, 2008 through June 30, 2010. (100% Medi-Cal offset 50% State and 50% federal funding) (All Districts)

 

C.66      APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Sharon Odom, MFT, in an amount not to exceed $35,000 to provide Medi-Cal mental health specialty services for the period March 1, 2008 through June 30, 2010. (100% Medi-Cal funding) (All Districts)

 

C.67     APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Veronica Baines, LCSW, in an amount not to exceed $33,000 to provide Medi-Cal mental health specialty services for the period March 1, 2008 through June 30, 2010. (100% Medi-Cal funding) (All Districts)

 

C.68     APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Rubicon Programs, Inc., effective February 15, 2008, to increase the payment limit by $70,000 to a new payment limit of $194,320 to provide services to additional homeless clients, with no change in the original term of July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008. (100% Federal Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, and U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development) (All Districts)

 

C.69    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Development Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Hultgren-Tillis Engineers, effective March 19, 2008, to extend the term from March 31 to September 30, 2008 with no change to the payment limit of $610,000, to provide continuous geotechnical field inspection and consultation for the Delta Coves Project in the Bethel Island area. (District V)

 

C.70    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the County Counsel, or designee, to execute a contract with Barbara Rebecca Byrnes to provide professional legal services in accordance with a specified fee schedule for the period April 1, 2008 through March 31, 2009.  (Third Party revenues) (All Districts)

 

Leases

 

C.71    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the General Services Director, or designee, to execute a lease with the County Housing Authority for a five-year period beginning April 1, 2008 and ending March 31, 2013, for approximately 3,800 square feet of classroom space at 94A Medanos Avenue, Bay Point area for the operation of a child development program at a monthly rent of $550, as requested by the Employment and Human Services Department – Community Services Bureau; ADOPT related California Environmental Quality Act findings and TAKE related actions. (Budgeted, Employment and Human Services Department) (District V)

 

C.72    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the General Services Director, or designee, to execute a lease with Josephine Heruth-Nation, for 1,800 square feet of office space at 835 Castro Street, Martinez for the Sheriff-Coroner’s Behavioral Health Team and Behavioral Health Court at a monthly rent of $1,700 for the period March 19 through September 30, 2008, as requested by the Sheriff-Coroner; ADOPT related California Environmental Quality Act findings and take related actions. (Budgeted, Mentally Ill Offender Grant funding) (District II)

 

Other Actions

 

C.73    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 requested by the Chief Engineer, Flood Control and Water Conservation District, Pacheco area. (Flood Control Zone 3B funding) (Districts II & IV)

 

C.74     APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to issue Request for Proposals on behalf of the Family and Children's Trust Committee in the amount $250,000 for child care services, and subsidies for high-risk families in the child welfare system and homeless children, for the period July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2009.  (100% Dependent Care Account funding) (All Districts)

 

C.75     APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with California Pacific Medical Center to transfer patients and records from the Contra Costa Regional Medical and Health Centers to the California Pacific Medical Center for the period October 1, 2007 through September 30, 2010, including mutual indemnification against any claims arising out of the performance of this contract.  (No fiscal impact)  (All Districts)

 

C.76     APPROVE the providers recommended by the Contra Costa Health Plan’s Credentialing Committee at the February 19, 2008 meeting, as recommended by the Health Services Director. (All Districts)

 

C.77     APPROVE the medical staff appointments and reappointments as recommended by the Medical Executive Committee on February 25, 2008. (All Districts)

 

C.78     ACCEPT report on the status of the integration of the Community Services Department into the Employment and Human Services Department, as recommended by the Family and Human Services Department.  (All Districts)

 

C.79    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee to execute a contract with Peter Won, M.D., in an amount not to exceed $1,300,000, to provide professional radiology services for patients at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center and Contra Costa Health Centers, for the period February 29, 2008 through February 28, 2011.  (100% Enterprise Fund I)  (All Districts)

 

C.80    ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/138 to rescind a land conservation contract and ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/140 approving a new land conservation contract for Assessor’s Parcel No. 001-041-055, Byron area, with Kemp Land Company Inc., for agricultural uses consistent with the requirements of the Williamson Act; and ADOPT related California Environmental Quality Act findings, as recommended the Community Development Director. (District III)

 

C.81    ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/139 to rescind a land conservation contract and ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/141 approving a new land conservation contract for Assessor’s Parcel No. 001-041-056, Byron area, with Kemp Land Company Inc., for agricultural uses consistent with the requirements of the Williamson Act; and ADOPT related California Environmental Quality Act findings, as recommended the Community Development Director. (District III)

 

C.82    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Chief Information Officer, or designee, to execute a contract with Wildcat Research, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $35,000 to update the programming language for the Justice Automated Warrant System (JAWS), for the period March 19 through June 30, 2008. (JAWS Agency user fees) (All Districts)

 

C.83    ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/183 conditionally providing for the issuance of multifamily mortgage revenue bonds in an amount not to exceed $30 million, to finance the development of the Los Medanos Village Apartments, Crestview Drive and Frontage Road, Pittsburg on behalf of an affiliate of Resources for Community Development, as recommended by the Community Development Director.  (No financial impact) (District V)

 

C.84    ACCEPT General Plan Annual Progress Report for calendar year 2007, as recommended by the Community Development Director. (All Districts)

 

Redevelopment Agency

 

C.85    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Redevelopment director to reimburse KB Home South Bay, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $33,920 for the installation of high technology security cameras at its Bella Flora Subdivision in the North Richmond area. (100 % Agency funds) (District I)

 

 

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 second Monday of the month at 10:00 a.m. in Room 101, County Administration Building, 651 Pine Street, Martinez.

 

The Capital Facilities Committee  (Supervisors Federal D. Glover and Susan A. Bonilla) - meets as needed.

 

   Capital Facilities Committee  

   Internal Operations Committee

Family and Human Services Committee

As needed

4-10-2008

4-07-2008

 9:00 a.m.

10:00 a.m.

 1:00 p.m.

See above

See above

See above

Finance Committee

Public Protection Committee

Transportation Water & Infrastructure

4-04-2008

3-17-2008

4-21-2008

 

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:          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.

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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

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

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