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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 11, 2008

 

 

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

 

Inspirational Thought -  "Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds that you plant."  ~Robert Louis Stevenson

 

CONSIDER CONSENT ITEMS   (Items listed as C.1 through C.116 on the following agenda)  Items removed from this section will be considered with the Short Discussion Items.

 

 
PRESENTATIONS
 

PR.1    PRESENTATION to honor Gary Villalba on the occasion of his retirement for his services as the Contra Costa County Veterans Service Officer. (John Cullen, County Administrator) (All Districts)

 

SHORT DISCUSSIONS ITEMS

 

SD.1    PUBLIC COMMENT (3 Minutes/Speaker)

 

SD.2    CONSIDER any Consent Items previously removed.

 

SD.3    HEARING to consider adopting Resolution No. 2008/87 to create Zone 2503 (Rodeo) in County Service Area (CSA) P-6 and authorize an election for police service taxes, and adopting Ordinance No. 2008-06 to be presented for approval of the voters of Zone 2503/CSA P-6 by a May 13, 2008 mail ballot election on fees for a Police Services District for Subdivision 069159. (Catherine Kutsuris, Community Development Department) (District II) 

 

SD.4    HEARING on the appeal of the notice and order to abate a public nuisance on the real property located at 1222 Rose Street, Crockett (Larry Morris, Owner), (Michael Yancey, Tenant). (Tyrone Ridgle, Building Inspection Department) (District I)

 

SD.5    HEARING to approve the modified Proposition 1B (Highway, Safety, Traffic Reduction, Air Quality and Port Security Bond Act of 2006) expenditure plan for the first appropriation of Proposition 1B funds, Countywide.  (Julie Bueren, Public Works Department) (All Districts) (consider with SD.6)

 

SD.6    HEARING to approve the Joint Exercise of Powers Agreement/Contribution Agreement with East Contra Costa Regional Fee and Financing Authority for the use of Proposition 1B (Highway, Safety, Traffic Reduction, Air Quality and Port Security Bond Act of 2006) funds for Phase 1 of the State Route 4 Bypass, and to authorize the Public Works Director, or designee, to sign the agreement on behalf of the County, East County Area. (Julie Bueren, Public Works Department) (Districts III and V) (consider with SD.5)

 

SD.7    CONSIDER dissolving the Contra Costa County Homeless Continuum of Care Board, establishing the Contra Costa Inter-jurisdictional Council on Homelessness Advisory Board (CCICH), approving the bylaws of the CCICH, and appointing members, as recommended by the Homeless Continuum of Care Board.  (Cynthia Belon, Health Services Department) (All Districts)

 

DELIBERATION ITEMS

 

D.1      CONSIDER directing the Water Agency to update the Board on April 1, 2008 and to work with affected Delta counties to assess local impacts of the proposed Delta water transfer facility, and to take related actions.  (Supervisor Piepho) (All Districts)

 

D.2      CONSIDER accepting informational presentation by the California Department of Food & Agriculture and U. S. Department of Agriculture on the light brown apple moth eradication project in the Bay Area.  (Ed Meyer, Agricultural Commissioner) (All Districts)

 

Closed Session

 

1:00 P.M.        Convene the Board of  Supervisors Retreat, Clerk-Recorder’s Conference Facility

555Escobar Street, Martinez

 

 

Adjourn in memory of Craig Fletcher

 

 

 

Supplemental Calendar of Closed Session Items

Tuesday, March 11, 2008, 9:30 a.m. and thereafter

Board Chambers Room 107 and Room 101

Administration Building,651 Pine Street, Martinez, California

 

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.                               Rayon-Terrell v. Contra Costa County, U.S.D.C. No. C 02-2759 MMC 

2.                              Boone v. Contra Costa County, C.C.C. Superior Court No. MSC 07-01062; Boone v.  Smith, et al., C.C.C. Superior Court No. MSC 07-01917 

3.                              Claim of Connie and Efram Contreras

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

AGENDA:  BOARD OF SUPERVISORS RETREAT

Tuesday, March 11, 2008

Contra Costa Clerk-Recorders Office

Conference Facility, 555 Escobar St., Martinez

 

1:05 p.m.  Current and Emerging County Issues - County Administrator Staff

2:30 p.m.  Major Goals - Board Members

3:30 p.m.  County Procedures and Processes - Board Members

5:00 p.m.  Adjourn

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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      ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/148 ratifying the prior decision of the Public Works Director, or designee, to fully close a portion of Rachel Road on February 11 through February 15, 2008 from 7:00 a.m. through 5:00 p.m. for the purpose of construction improvements for the Kay Road Extension Project to the Montalvin Elementary School, San Pablo area. (District I)

 

C.2      ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/149 approving and authorizing the Public Works Director, or designee, to fully close the north bound lane(s) of Jones Road on March 13 through March 21, 2008 from 9:00 a.m. through 3:00 p.m., for the purpose of installing a new 12-inch water main for the Contra Costa Water District (cross-reference encroachment permit #EP 07-22926), Walnut Creek area. (District IV)

 

C.3      APPROVE the Tara Hills Drive Curb Ramp Project, AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to advertise the project, and ADOPT related California Environmental Quality Act Class findings, Richmond area.  (68% Safe Routes to School Grant and 32% Local Road funding) (District II)

 

C.4      APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Zentner and Zentner in an amount not to exceed $28,000 to provide environmental analysis services for the Alhambra Valley Road Shoulder Widening and Bicycle Facility Improvement Project for the period March 1, 2008 through December 31, 2010, Richmond area. (55% Proposition 1B and 45% Federal High Risk Rural Road funding) (District I)

 

C.5      APPROVE the Treat Boulevard Reconstruction Project, AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to advertise the project, and ADOPT related California Environmental Quality Act Class findings, Walnut Creek area. (Local Road Funds) (District IV)

 

C.6      DETERMINE that the proposed summary vacation of an excess portion of a right-of-way within Paulson Lane is no longer required for street or highway purposes, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Walnut Creek area. (No fiscal impact) (District III)

 

C.7      ADOPT Traffic Resolution No. 2008/4253 to prohibit parking at all times (red curb) on both sides of Alamo Country Circle (East) (Road No. 4447M), beginning at a point 15 feet north of the north curb line of Livorna  Road (Road No. 4447F) and extending north a distance of 45 feet, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Alamo area. (District III)

 

C.8      APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a contract with the California Department of Transportation, effective February 26, 2008, to accept grant funding in the amount of $511,000 for a term not to exceed three years, to construct a Class-2 bicycle lane on Viera Avenue, Antioch area. (73% Bicycle Transportation Account and 27% Road funds) (District V)

 

C.9      APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Zentner and Zentner in an amount not to exceed $25,000 to provide planting, maintenance, and monitoring services for the Reliez Valley Road Tree Mitigation & Monitoring Project for the period March 1, 2008 through December 31, 2011, Pleasant Hill area. (Reliez Valley Road Specific Plan funding) (District IV) 

 

Engineering Services

 

C.10    LP 01-02015:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/150 accepting offer of dedication for roadway purposes for project being developed by California State Teachers’ Retirement System, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Walnut Creek area. (District IV)

 

C.11    MS 06-00026:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/151 approving the parcel map and subdivision agreement for project being developed by Matthew A. Thompson and Cynthia H. Thompson, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Diablo area. (District III)

 

C.12    RA 01-01123 (Cross-reference SD 95-07976):  ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/152 accepting completion of warranty period and release of cash deposit for faithful performance 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    RA 02-01137 (Cross-reference SD 03-08509):  ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/153 accepting completion of improvements for East Branch Parkway for project being developed by Windemere BLC Land Company, LLC, as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.14    RA 02-01142 (Cross-reference SD 00-08507):  ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/154 accepting completion of warranty period and release of cash deposit for faithful performance 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.15    RA 03-01151 (Cross-reference SD 03-08509):  ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/155 approving the second extension of the road improvement agreement for project being developed by Windemere BLC Land Company, LLC, as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.16    RA 03-01151 (Cross-reference SD 03-08509):  ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/156 accepting completion of improvements for East Branch Parkway and Sherwood Way, for project being developed by Windemere BLC Land Company, LLC, as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.17    RA 04-01164 (Cross-reference SD 03-08510):  ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/157 accepting completion of improvements for Windemere Parkway Phase 5 Wildlife Crossing for project being developed by Windemere BLC Land Company, LLC, as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.18    RA 04-01174 (Cross-reference SD 03-08510):  ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/158 accepting completion of improvements for East Branch Parkway 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.19    RA 04-01175 (Cross-reference SD 04-08923):  ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/159 accepting completion of improvements for East Branch Parkway, Windemere Parkway, and Sherwood Way, 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.20    RA 05-01187 (Cross-reference SD 99-08306):  ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/160 accepting completion of improvements for Main Branch 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.21    RA 05-01197 (Cross-reference SD 03-08508):  ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/161 accepting completion of improvements for Albion Road and Ivy Hill Way Intersection, 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.22    RA 05-01203 (Cross-reference SD 04-08847):  ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/162 accepting completion of warranty period and release of cash deposit for faithful performance for Camino Tassajara and Creek View Intersection, for project being developed by Shapell Homes, a division of Shapell Industries, Inc., a Delaware corporation, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Danville area. (District III)

 

Special Districts & County Airports

 

C.23    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Chair, Board of Supervisors, as governing board of the Flood Control and Water Conservation District, to execute a contract with Signature Properties, to provide reimbursement to Signature Properties in an amount not to exceed $344,235 for Drainage Area 52C improvements for the period March 11, 2008 through March 11, 2018, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Brentwood area. (Drainage Area 52C funding) (District III)        

 

C.24    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with A.S. Dutchover & Associates, effective March 31, 2008, to increase the payment limit by $125,000 to a new payment limit of $250,000 and to extend the term from March 31, 2008 to March 31, 2009 for landscape architectural services, Countywide. (Developer fees) (All Districts) 

 

C.25    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Chief  Engineer, Flood Control and Water Conservation District, or designee, to execute a contract with Zentner and Zentner in an amount not to exceed $27,000 to provide planting, maintenance, and monitoring services for the Grayson Creek Tree Mitigation & Monitoring Project for the period March 1, 2008 through December 31, 2011, Pacheco area. (Flood Control Zone 3B funding) (District IV) 

 

C.26    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Airports Director, or designee, to execute the First Amendment to lease with Buchanan Hangars, LLC, for the Buchanan Field Development Project to provide a 60-day period to terminate the lease; correct an error in the period of time that construction period rent applies; and postpone the date by which the security deposit must be made. (District IV)

 

C.27    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE a payment not to exceed $305,625 by the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District to the City of Pinole for fire protection services provided to the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District in the area of the former Pinole Fire Protection District for Fiscal Year 2007/08. (Budgeted, 100% Contra Costa County Fire Protection District) (All Districts)

 

Statutory Actions

 

C.28    APPROVE minutes, as on file with the Clerk of the Board, for the month of February 2008. (All Districts)

 

C.29    APPROVE Board Member Meeting Reports for the month of February 2008. (All Districts)

 

Claims, Collections & Litigation

 

C.30    DENY claims by Curtis Morrison, Brian Douglas, Hui Chang,  Santina Rainey,  Joseph Pastor and Korina Gould, Patricia Kelly, Joseph   Eisenbrandt Jr., Shin Chung, and Maira Navarro  (All Districts)

 

Honors & Proclamations

 

C.31    ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/146 honoring John Sakamoto on the occasion of his retirement from the Workforce Development Board, as recommended by the Workforce Development Board. (All Districts)

 

C.32    ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/86 honoring Gary Villalba on the occasion of his retirement for his services as the Contra Costa County Veterans Service Officer, as recommended by the County Administrator.  (All Districts)

 

C.33    ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/74 recognizing Heather Estes, Joni Lynn Grisham, Diane Kamrin, Dr. Laurie Juffman, Janiece Nolan, Ph.D., Cynthia Peterson, and Dr. Nina Dronkers for their leadership on issues impacting women in Contra Costa County, as recommended by the Contra Costa Commission for Women.  (All Districts)

 

C.34    ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/163 recognizing Robert Virgil Faraone, Senior Civil Engineer, for 38 years of dedicated service to the County Public Works Department, on the occasion of his retirement, as recommended by the Public Works Director.  (All Districts)

 

C.35    ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/144 declaring Cherry Buckskin Disease a public nuisance in Contra Costa County, as recommended by the Agricultural/Weights and Measures Director. (All Districts)

 

C.36    ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/145 honoring Deborah Thompson on the occasion of her retirement from the Department of Information Technology (DoIT), as recommended by the Chief Information Officer. (All Districts)

 

Appointments & Resignations

 

C.37    APPOINT Ken Chew to the City #2 seat and John Hanecak to the City #2 Alternate seat on the Hazardous Materials Commission, as recommended by the Mayors’ Conference.  (All Districts)

 

C.38    ACCEPT resignations of Tom Aswad and Gilbert Kinimonth from the Alcohol and Other Drugs Advisory Board, DECLARE vacant At Large 1 and 3 seats, and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancies, as recommended by the Health Services Director.  (All Districts)

 

C.39    ACCEPT the resignation of Judy Clayton from the Alcohol and Other Drugs Advisory Board, DECLARE vacant the District II-C seat, and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy, as recommended by Supervisor Uilkema. (District II)

 

C.40    ACCEPT the resignation of John Wolthuis from the County Service Area P-1 Citizens Advisory Committee, DECLARE vacant the Appointee 2 seat, and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy, as recommended by Supervisor Uilkema. (District II)

 

C.41    APPOINT Vicki Lee to the Business/Property Owner or Representative Seat 1-District II of the Montalvin Manor Redevelopment Advisory Committee, as recommended by Supervisor Uilkema. (District II)

 

C.42    RE-APPOINT Russell Roe to the District II seat of the Aviation Advisory Committee, as recommended by Supervisor Uilkema. (District II)

 

C.43    APPOINT Jose Tarin to the Appointee 6 seat on the County Service Area R-10 Citizens Advisory Committee, as recommended by Supervisor Uilkema. (District II)

 

C.44    RE-APPOINT Howard Adams, Steven Carvalho, and Kent Peterson to Appointee 1, Appointee 2, and Appointee 6 seats, respectively, on the Carquinez Bridge Crockett Advisory Committee, as recommended by Supervisor Uilkema. (District II)

 

C.45    APPOINT Cecilia Valdez to the At Large #5 seat on the Contra Costa Commission for Women, as recommended by Supervisor Gioia. (District I)

 

C.46    RE-APPOINT Joan Weber to the District III seat on the In-Home Supportive Services Public Authority Advisory Committee, as recommended by Supervisor Piepho. (District III)

 

C.47    ACCEPT the resignation of Ricardo Paez from the Montalvin Manor Redevelopment Advisory Committee, DECLARE vacant the Resident 1 seat, and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy, as recommended by Supervisor Gioia. (District I)

 

C.48    RE-APPOINT Geoff Logan to the District III Representative seat on the Aviation Advisory Committee, as recommended by Supervisor Piepho. (District III)

 

Appropriation Adjustments  - FY 2007/08

 

C.49    Health Services Department Mental Health Division (0467)/Fleet Operations (0063): APPROVE Appropriations and Revenue Adjustment No. 5069 authorizing the transfer of appropriations in the amount of $186,242 from Mental Health to General Services-Fleet Operations to purchase nine additional vehicles for the Mental Health Services Act program.  (100% Proposition 63 funding) (All Districts)  (Consider with OA2)

 

C.50    General Services (0063):  APPROVE Appropriations and Revenue Adjustment No. 5068 authorizing new revenue in Fleet Operations in the amount of $16,027 from accumulated depreciation and estimated salvage, and appropriating it to purchase one replacement vehicle for Risk Management. (Budgeted) (All Districts)

 

Ordinances

 

C.51    INTRODUCE Ordinance No. 2008-08 amending Section 33-5.341, to exempt from the Merit System the class of Chief Deputy Agricultural Commissioner/Sealer of Weights and Measures, WAIVE reading, and FIX March 18, 2008 for adoption, as recommended by the Human Resources Director.  (All Districts)

 

Intergovernmental Relations

 

C.52    AUTHORIZE the Chair, Board of Supervisors, to sign a letter from the Board to Assemblymember Mark DeSaulnier supporting his legislative efforts on Medi-Cal reimbursement for non-emergency medical transportation, as recommended by the Transportation, Water and Infrastructure Committee. (All Districts)

 

C.53    SUPPORT Assembly Bill 1646 (DeSaulnier), which would authorize counties to impose a transaction and use tax for public health purposes if certain conditions are met, as recommended by the Health Services Director. (All Districts)

 

Personnel Actions

 

C.54    ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/131 approving the Memorandum of Understanding between United Chief Officers Association and Contra Costa County Fire Protection District, implementing negotiated wage agreements and other economic terms and conditions of employment for the period July 1, 2006 through September 30, 2010, as recommended by the Human Resources Director. (All Districts)

 

C.55    ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/97 approving the Memorandum of Understanding between East Contra Costa Fire Protection District (ECCPFD) and IAFF, Local 1230 implementing negotiated wage agreements and other economic terms and conditions of employment for the period August 1, 2007 through November 30, 2008, as recommended by the Human Resources Director. (All Districts)

 

C.56    ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/132 approving the Memorandum of Understanding with the Contra Costa County Deputy District Attorney’s Association (DDAA) implementing negotiated wage agreements and other economic terms and conditions of employment for the period March 17, 2007 through September 30, 2008, as recommended by the Human Resources Director. (All Districts)

 

C.57    Adopt Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20257a, amending Position Adjustment Number 20257, which reallocated the class of Planner I-Project on the Salary Schedule, to correct the effective date from December 1, 2006 to October 2, 2004, as recommended by the Human Resources Director. (100% Land development fees) (All Districts)

 

C.58    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20545 to retitle the class of Budget and Projects Coordinator (unrepresented) to Program/Projects Coordinator (unrepresented) and add one Program/Projects Coordinator position in the Public Works Department, as recommended by the Assistant County Administrator-Human Resources Director. (100% Assessment and drainage fees and road 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.59    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to apply for and execute a contract to accept grant funding from the Metropolitan Transportation Commission in an amount not to exceed $45,000 for the New Freedom Program, which provides escorted, free transportation to disabled or homebound seniors, for the period April 1, 2008 through October 31, 2009. (No County match) (All Districts)

 

C.60    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract to accept funding from the California Department of Education in an amount not to exceed $200,000 for Head Start Program facilities renovation and repair, for the period December 15, 2007 through June 30, 2010.  (No County match) (Districts I, II and V)

 

C.61    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with the March of Dimes Foundation - California Chapter, to grant the County an amount not to exceed $47,461 for the Bridges to Prenatal Care for Substance-Using Women Program for the period March 1, 2008 through February 28, 2009, including County’s agreement to indemnify and hold harmless the Grantor for claims arising out of the County’s performance under this contract. (No County match) (All Districts)

 

C.62    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the District Attorney, or designee, to apply for and execute a contract to accept the State of California, Office of Emergency Services, Victim/Witness Assistance Program grant in the amount of $488,498 to provide services to victims and witnesses of crimes, for the period July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2009. (No County match) (All Districts)

 

C.63    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the County Probation Officer, or designee, to accept an additional $4,800 in Enhanced Disproportionate Minority Contact Technical Assistance Project grant funding from the California Corrections Standards Authority, increasing the grant award to $179,800 to analyze the over-representation of minority youth that enter the juvenile justice system relative to their number in the general population. (No County match) (All Districts)

 

C.64    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Sheriff-Coroner, or designee, to apply for and execute a contract to accept  State of California Office of Traffic Safety Avoid Program grant funding in an amount not to exceed $662,467 to provide aggressive driving-under-the-influence enforcement, education, and public awareness, for the period October 1, 2008 through January 31, 2012. (No County match) (All Districts)

 

C.65    ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/164 approving and authorizing the County Probation Officer, or designee, to submit the County’s Juvenile Justice Development Plan to, and accept $443,277 in Youthful Offender Block Grant funding from, the State of California, Corrections Standards Authority pursuant to Welfare and Institutions Code 1950 through 1962. (No County match) (All Districts)

 

C.66    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Agricultural Commissioner, or designee, to execute a contract with the State of California, Department of Food and Agriculture that will reimburse the County up to $37,340 for Light Brown Apple Moth trapping and survey activities for the period March 1 through June 30, 2007. (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.67    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Francisco & Associates, Inc., in the amount of $75,000 for assistance in administering the County’s Pipeline Franchise Fee Program for various projects, for the period March 15, 2008 through December 31, 2010, Countywide. (Franchise Fee revenue) (All Districts)

 

C.68    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with First Baptist Church of Pittsburg, to increase the payment limit by $29,361 to a new payment limit of $879,061 for a cost-of-living adjustment in the State Preschool programs, as authorized by the State of California, with no change to the term October 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008.  (100% State Child Development funding) (District V)

 

C.69    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute contract amendments to increase the payment limits to provide a cost-of-living adjustment in the State Preschool programs, as authorized by the State of California, with no change to the term July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008  (100% State Child Development funding) (All Districts):

 

Contractor

Increase by

   New Payment Limit

Cambridge Community Center

$3,672

$84,370

First Baptist Church of Pittsburg

$7,344

$168,740

Kids’ Clubs (dba Antioch Partnership for Quality    Childcare, Inc.)

$3,672

$84,370

 

C.70    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute contract amendments to increase the payment limits to provide a cost-of-living adjustment in the State Preschool / Pre-kindergarten Literacy programs, as authorized by the State of California, with no change to the term September 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008 (100% State Child Development funding) (All Districts):

 

Contractor

Increase by

New Payment Limit

Kids’ Clubs (dba Antioch Partnership for Quality Childcare, Inc.)

$11,016

$256,109

First Baptist Church of Pittsburg

$6,102

$142,616

Richmond Elementary School, Inc.

$18,221

$205,095

 

C.71    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Desmond McLeish, effective March 1, 2008, to increase the payment limit by $17,500 to a new payment limit of $83,500 with no change in the term of August 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008, for additional public relations services. (100% Federal Workforce Investment Act funding) (All Districts)

 

C.72    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Katherine Armstrong in an amount not to exceed $87,500 to provide an analysis of  Service Integration Team (SIT) case management services and to develop a written report on best practices to enhance case management services, for the period March 1, 2008 through February 28, 2010.  (100% Cowell Foundation grant funding)  (All Districts)

 

C.73    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with IKON Office Solutions, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $1,800,000 to provide Case Stored Automated Retrieval Project services for the period April 1, 2008 through March 31, 2011. (40% Federal, 40% State; 20% County General Fund) (All Districts)

 

C.74    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Purchasing Agent to execute a purchase order, on behalf of the Employment and Human Services Department, Information Technology Unit, in the amount of $486,840 for computer hardware and software, for the period July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008. (65% State, 35% County General Fund) (All Districts)

 

C.75    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with InTelegy Corporation to extend the term from March 31 to June 30, 2008 and increase the payment limit by $28,800 to a new payment limit of $408,000 to provide additional Medi-Cal Service Center Operations Support services.  (50% Federal, 50% State funding) (All Districts)

 

C.76    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Language Line Services, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $600,000 for interpretation and documentation translation services for the period April 1, 2008 through March 31, 2009. (40% Federal, 40% State; 20% County General Fund) (All Districts)

 

C.77    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with the Contra Costa County Office of Education in an amount not to exceed $75,000 to provide Workforce Investment Act in-school youth services for the period January 1 through June 30, 2008.  (100% Federal – Workforce Investment Act funding) (Districts III and V)

 

C.78    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute contracts in a aggregate amount not to exceed $180,000 for Workforce Investment Act in-school and out-of-school youth services for the period January 1 through June 30, 2008 (100% Federal – Workforce Investment Act funding) (Districts I, III and V):

 

Contractor

Services

Payment Limit

The Williams Group Inc. 

 North Richmond Out-of-School Youth Services 

 $ 60,000 

 Henkels and McCoy, Inc. 

 Bay Point In-School Youth Services 

 $ 60,000 

 Henkels and McCoy, Inc. 

 Far East County Out-of-School Youth Services 

 $ 60,000 

 

 

 

 

 

 

C.79    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with the Center for Human Development, effective December 1, 2007, to decrease the payment limit by $9,453 to a new payment limit of $85,000 with no change in the term of July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008, to provide Promoting Safe and Stable Families Program services in North Richmond and its surrounding Contra Costa County communities. (48% Federal, 36% State, 16% County General Fund) (District I)

 

C.80    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Department Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Interaction Associates, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $50,000 to develop a leadership effectiveness assessment, and strategies for implementing an organizational model for the Employment and Human Services Department, for the period February 1 through December 31, 2008.  (40% Federal, 40% State, 20% County) (All Districts)

 

C.81    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with John Kennedy, MA, MFT, in an amount not to exceed $25,000 to provide management and direction for the County’s Title V Older Workers Program for the period February 1 through June 30, 2008. (100% Federal -Department of Labor, Title V funding) (All Districts)

 

C.82    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Stephen G. Harris, Ph.D., in an amount not to exceed $62,500 to provide technical assistance with regard to the Department’s facilities development projects for the period April 1, 2008 through March 31, 2009.  (100% Enterprise Fund I) (All Districts)

 

C.83    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Lisa Locke (dba Locke and Key Executive Search) in an amount not to exceed $50,000 to provide personnel recruitment services for the Health Services Department for the period January 1 through December 31, 2008.  (100% Enterprise Fund I) (All Districts)

 

C.84    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Crumbs Pishonet, Inc. (dba Pishonet Advertising), in an amount not to exceed $100,000 to provide advertising services for recruitment of new employees for the Health Services Department, for the period January 1, 2008 through June 30, 2009.  (100% Enterprise Fund I) (All Districts)

 

C.85    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to terminate the contract with the Asian Community Mental Health Board effective at the close of business on February 29, 2008; and execute a new contract with the Asian Community Mental Health Board in an amount not to exceed $28,000 to provide Medi-Cal specialty mental health services for the period March 1, 2008 through June 30, 2010.  (51% Federal Medi-Cal, 49% State Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment funding) (All Districts)

 

C.86      APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director or designee, to execute a contract with the State Department of Mental Health in an amount not to exceed $1,355,152 for the purchase and usage of state hospital beds for the period July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008, including mutual indemnification for any claims arising out of the performance under the contract.  (Mental Health Realignment funding) (All Districts)

 

C.87    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with The Results Group in an amount not to exceed $175,000 to provide organizational development and strategic planning services for the Mental Health Division’s Prop 63 implementation, for the period March 1, 2008 through February 28, 2009. (100% State Proposition 63 funding)  (All Districts)

 

C.88    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with California State University East Bay, effective December 1, 2007, to increase the payment limit by $60,750 to a new payment limit of $84,750 to provide additional development and implementation services with regard to the Mental Health Services Act, with no change in the original term of September 1, 2007 through September 30, 2008. (100% State Mental Health Services Act funding)  (All Districts)

 

C.89    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Stephanie L. Mello (dba Date Street Adult Residential Facility) in an amount not to exceed $43,200 to provide augmented board and care services for County-referred mentally disordered clients for the period February 1, 2008 through January 31, 2009. (100% Mental Health Realignment funding)  (All Districts)

 

C.90    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Per Diem Staffing Systems, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $195,000 to provide temporary respiratory therapist services for the Contra Costa Regional Medical and Health Centers for the period February 1, 2008 through January 31, 2009.  (100% Enterprise Fund I)  (All Districts)

 

C.91    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Medical Doctors Associates, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $650,000 to provide temporary physicians and physician recruitment services for the Contra Costa Regional Medical and Health Centers for the period November 1, 2007 through October 31, 2008.  (100% Enterprise Fund I)  (All Districts)

 

C.92    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Jackson & Coker LocumTenens, LLC, in an amount not to exceed $550,000 to provide temporary physicians for the Contra Costa Regional Medical and Health Centers and the County’s Main Detention Facility for the period January 1 through December 31, 2008.  (100% Enterprise Fund I) (All Districts)

 

C.93    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Pringl Miller, M.D., effective January 1, 2008, to increase the payment limit by $15,000 to a new payment limit of $275,000 to provide additional general surgery services for the Contra Costa Regional Medical and Health Centers, with no change in the original term of March 1, 2007 through February 29, 2008. (100% Enterprise Fund I) (All Districts)

 

C.94    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Pringl Miller, M.D., in an amount not to exceed $984,464 to provide general surgery services for the Contra Costa Regional Medical and Health Centers, for the period March 1, 2008 through February 28, 2011.  (100% Enterprise Fund I) (All Districts)

 

C.95    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to terminate the contract with Richard Neal Nelson, M.D., effective at the close of business on March 10, 2008.  (100% Enterprise Fund I) (All Districts)

 

C.96    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Noel T. D.Chiu, M.D., in an amount not to exceed $75,000 to provide professional dermatology services for Contra Costa Health Plan members for the period February 1, 2008 through January 31, 2009. (100% Health Plan member premiums) (All Districts)

 

C.97    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Yaron Friedman, M.D., Inc., in an amount not to exceed $50,000 to provide professional obstetrics and gynecology services for Contra Costa Health Plan members for the period January 1 through December 31, 2008. (100% Health Plan member premiums) (All Districts)

 

C.98    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the General Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Kitchell CEM in an amount not to exceed $218,080 to provide construction management services for the Employment and Human Services Department’s Office Remodel Project at 4545 Delta Fair Boulevard, Antioch, for the period March 11, 2008 through April 30, 2009. (Funding from bond proceeds and Employment and Human Services Department budget) (District V)

 

C.99    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Risk Manager to execute a contract with Liebert Cassidy Witmore, PLC to provide legal services for general liability, automobile, and inverse condemnation for the period February 1, 2008 through June 30, 2009. (100% General Liability Trust Fund) (All Districts)

 

C.100  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Risk Manager to execute a contract with Thomas Manning at a specified rate for defense of the County in medical malpractice claims for the period March 1, 2008 through February 28, 2009. (100% MedMal Trust) (All Districts)

 

C.101  APPROVE allocation of CCFutures funds, and APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Deputy Director - Redevelopment to execute a contract with Monument Futures in an amount not to exceed $50,000 for facilities rent and improvements including accessibility, electrical, and space configuration, to meet current and future programming needs, for the period March 12 through December 31, 2008, as recommended by the Family and Human Services Committee.  (100% 2007/08 CCFutures funding) (District IV)

 

Other Actions

 

C.102  RECOGNIZE that the Public Works Department and Flood Control and Water Conservation District use the current versions of the appropriate engineering manuals and specifications in the course of their work, as those manuals and specifications are superseded by County ordinance, as required for APWA Accreditation and as recommended by the Public Works Director.  (No fiscal impact) (All Districts)

 

C.103  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, Flood Control and Water Conservation District, Pacheco area. (Flood Control Zone 3B funding) (Districts II and IV)

 

C.104  ACCEPT the February 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.105  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.106  ACCEPT report on the performance of the CCFuture Fund grantees during the first six months of program implementation and DIRECT staff to return to the Board of Supervisors in August 2008 to report on first year results, as recommended by the Family and Human Services Committee. (District IV)

C.107  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Purchasing Agent, or designee, to purchase nine additional vehicles for the Health Services Department. (100% Mental Health Services Act funding) (All Districts) (See C.49)

 

C.108  ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/165 conditionally providing the issuance of multifamily mortgage revenue bonds in an amount not to exceed $25 million to finance the acquisition and rehabilitation of the Woods Manor Apartments, 850 E. Leland Road, Pittsburg, by Legacy Housing Partners, L.P., as recommended by the Community Development Director. (No impact on General Fund) (District V)

 

C.109  ACCEPT the Treasurer’s Investment Report as of December 31, 2008, as recommended by the Treasurer-Tax Collector. (All Districts)

 

C.110  AUTHORIZE actions to fulfill compliance requirements of the Growth Management and Improvement Program for Measure C-1988 and Contra Costa Congestion Management Program (CMP), including:  1) adopting the proposed 2008-2014 Capital Improvement Plan and related CEQA findings; 2) approving the Biennial Compliance Checklist and authorizing the Chair, Board of Supervisors, to sign it; and 3) directing the Community Development and Public Works Directors to report to the Transportation, Water and Infrastructure Committee with recommendations on actions to ensure compliance with the County’s growth management standard for parks, as recommended by the Community Development Director. (All Districts)

 

Redevelopment Agency

 

C.111  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Redevelopment Director to execute a contract amendment with Environmental Science Associates, Inc., to increase the payment limit by $57,728 to a new payment limit of $367,093 and extend the term from December 31, 2007 to December 31, 2008, to continue to provide environmental impact analysis services. (District V)

 

C.112  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Redevelopment Director to execute the Purchase and Sale Agreement between the County Redevelopment Agency and Herbert B. Neely Jr. and Hazel C. Neely, ACCEPT Grant Deed from Herbert B. Neely Jr. and Hazel C. Neely, and AUTHORIZE payment in the amount of $355,000 for property rights for the purchase of 540 S. Broadway Avenue, identified as Assessor’s Parcel No. 094-012-022, in conjunction with the Orbisonia Heights Redevelopment Project, Bay Point area. (100% Redevelopment Agency funds) (District V)

 

C.113  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Redevelopment Director to execute the Purchase and Sale Agreement between the County Redevelopment Agency and Walter L. Jasper and Jennie B. Jasper, ACCEPT Grant Deed from Walter L. Jasper and Jennie B. Jasper, and AUTORIZE payment in the amount of $121,000 for property rights for the purchase of 631 Bailey Road, identified as Assessor’s Parcel No. 094-013-007, in conjunction with the Orbisonia Heights Redevelopment Project, Bay Point area. (100% Redevelopment Agency funds) (District V)

 

C.114  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Redevelopment Director to execute the Purchase and Sale Agreement between the County Redevelopment Agency and Kathryn M. Qualls, ACCEPT Grant Deed from Kathryn M. Qualls, and AUTHORIZE payment in the amount of $120,000 for property rights for the purchase of 680 S. Broadway Avenue, identified as Assessor’s Parcel No. 094-026-001, in conjunction with the Orbisonia Heights Redevelopment Project, Bay Point area. (100% Redevelopment Agency funds) (District V)

 

C.115  ACCEPT the 2007 Advisory Body Annual Report for the Bay Point Redevelopment Project Area Committee (PAC), as recommended by the Redevelopment Agency Executive Director. (District V)

 

C.116  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Redevelopment Director to execute a contract amendment with Klute Demolition, a partnership, effective February 11, 2008, to increase the payment limit by $21,000 to a new payment limit of $115,250 for demolition and abatement services at 223 Parker Avenue, Rodeo area. (District II)

 

 

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

April 14

 

9:00 a.m.

10:00 a.m.

See above

See above

Finance Committee

Public Protection Committee

Transportation Water & Infrastructure

April 4

March 17

March 17

10:00 a.m.

10:00 a.m.

10:00 a.m.

 

See above

See above 

 

AD HOC COMMITTIES

 

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

 

Smart Growth:          Chair, Supervisor Federal D. Glover

Airport Committee

 

 

 

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

 

 

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


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

Contra Costa County has a policy of making limited use of acronyms, abbreviations, and industry-specific language in its Board of Supervisors meetings and written materials. 

Following is a list of commonly used language that may appear in oral presentations and written materials associated with Board meetings:

 

 


AB              Assembly Bill

ABAG         Association of Bay Area Governments

ACA           Assembly Constitutional Amendment

ADA           Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990

AFSCME     American Federation of State County and Municipal Employees

AICP          American Institute of Certified Planners

AIDS          Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome

ALUC         Airport Land Use Commission

AOD Alcohol and Other Drugs

BAAQMD    Bay Area Air Quality Management District

BART         Bay Area Rapid Transit District

BCDC         Bay Conservation & Development Commission

BGO           Better Government Ordinance

BOS Board of Supervisors

CALTRANS   California Department of Transportation

CalWIN      California Works Information Network

CalWORKS  California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids

CAER            Community Awareness Emergency Response

CAO County Administrative Officer or Office

CCCPFD     (ConFire) Contra Costa County Fire Protection District

CCHP         Contra Costa Health Plan

CCTA         Contra Costa Transportation Authority

CDBG         Community Development Block Grant

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