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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

February 26, 2008

 

 

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

 

Inspirational Thought  - "You get the best out of others when you give the best of yourself." ~ Harvey Firestone

 

CONSIDER CONSENT ITEMS   (Items listed as C.1 through C.96 on the following agenda)Items are subject to removal from Consent Calendar by request of any Supervisor or on request for discussion by a member of the public. Items removed from this section will be considered with the Short Discussion Items.

 
PRESENTATIONS

 

PR.1    PRESENTATION recognizing “art passages: collections of art from Contra Costa County,” and the District II exhibit “Art Expressions from Pinole”, as recommended by the Arts and Culture Commission of Contra Costa County. (Supervisor Uilkema)

 

PR.2    PRESENTATION recognizing Building Inspection Director Carlos Baltodano for his dedicated service to Contra Costa County upon the occasion of his retirement.  (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 adoption of Resolution No. 2008/108 accepting tabulation of mail-in ballots, confirming the Engineer’s Report, and authorizing the levy of street light charges to operate and maintain facilities and services for Land Use Permit 04-2007, Walnut Creek area. (County Service Area L-100 funding) (Warren Lai, Public Works Department) (District III)

 

SD.4    HEARING to consider adoption of Resolution No. 2008/109 accepting tabulation of mail-in ballots, confirming the Engineer’s Report, and authorizing the levy of street light charges to operate and maintain facilities and services for Minor Subdivision 03-0002, El Sobrante area. (County Service Area L-100 funding) (Warren Lai, Public Works Department) (District I)

 

SD.5    HEARING to consider adoption of Resolution No. 2008/110 accepting tabulation of mail-in ballots, confirming the Engineer’s Report, and authorizing the levy of street light charges to operate and maintain facilities and services for Minor Subdivision 03-0036, Walnut Creek area. (County Service Area L-100 funding) (Warren Lai, Public Works Department) (District III)

 

SD.6    HEARING to consider adoption of Resolution No. 2008/111 accepting tabulation of mail-in ballots, confirming the Engineer’s Report, and authorizing the levy of street light charges to operate and maintain facilities and services for Minor Subdivision 05-0019, Walnut Creek area. (County Service Area L-100 funding) (Warren Lai, Public Works Department) (District III)

 

SD.7    HEARING to consider adoption of Resolution No. 2008/112 accepting tabulation of mail-in ballots, confirming the Engineer’s Report, and authorizing the levy of street light charges to operate and maintain facilities and services for Minor Subdivision 06-0013, Alamo area. (County Service Area L-100 funding) (Warren Lai, Public Works Department) (District III)

 

SD.8    HEARING to consider adoption of Resolution No. 2008/113 accepting tabulation of mail-in ballots, confirming the Engineer’s Report, and authorizing the levy of street light charges to operate and maintain facilities and services for Minor Subdivision 06-0014, Alamo area. (County Service Area L-100 funding) (Warren Lai, Public Works Department) (District III)

 

SD.9    HEARING to consider adoption of Resolution No. 2008/114 accepting tabulation of mail-in ballots, confirming the Engineer’s Report, and authorizing the levy of street light charges to operate and maintain facilities and services for Subdivision 04-8830, Bay Point area. (County Service Area L-100 funding) (Warren Lai, Public Works Department) (District V)

 

SD.10  HEARING to consider adoption of Resolution No. 2008/115 accepting tabulation of mail-in ballots, confirming the Engineer’s Report, and authorizing the levy of street light charges to operate and maintain facilities and services for Subdivision 05-8938, North Richmond area. (County Service Area L-100 funding) (Warren Lai, Public Works Department) (District I)

 

SD.11  HEARING to consider adoption of Resolution No. 2008/116 accepting tabulation of mail-in ballots, confirming the Final Engineer’s Report for FY2007/2008 Mid-Year, Subdivision 05-8938 to Countywide Landscaping and Lighting District 1979-3 (LL-2) Zone 74, and authorizing the levy of assessments to operate and maintain facilities and services, North Richmond area. (Countywide Landscaping and Lighting District (LL-2) funding) (Warren Lai, Public Works Department) (District I)

 

SD.12  HEARING to consider adoption of Resolution No. 2008/117 accepting tabulation of mail-in ballots and confirming the Final Engineer’s Report for FY2007/2008 Mid Year, Subdivision 04-8830 to Countywide Landscaping and Lighting District 1979-3 (LL-2) Zone 22, and authorizing the levy of assessments to operate and maintain facilities and services, Bay Point area. (Countywide Landscaping and Lighting District (LL-2) funding) (Warren Lai, Public Works Department) (District V)

 

9:40 a.m.

 

SD.13  HEARING to consider appeal by Jit Ram of the decision by the Public Health Director to issue a 14-day suspension of the Tobacco Retailer’s License issued to Power Mart, 3615 Gateway Road, in the Bethel Island area. (Wendel Brunner, Public Health Director; Tim Corona, Office of the Sheriff) (District V)

 

9:45 a.m.

 

SD.14  HEARING on the appeal of the notice and order to abate a public nuisance on the real property located at 1618 Elm Ave., Richmond, (Lardell & Cheryl Oliver, Owners). (Patty Cookson, Building Inspection Department) (District I)

 

DELIBERATION ITEMS

 

D.1      RECONSIDER February 12, 2008 Board action to advance for state consideration the five parcels identified by staff as potential sites to host a state re-entry facility, and direction to the County Administrator to return to the Board with information on superfund sites as possible re-entry facility sites. (Supervisor Glover) (All Districts)

 

11:00 a.m.

 

D.2      HEARING on the recommendation of the County Planning Commission regarding a proposed amendment to the County Code that would prohibit establishment of uses that are in violation of state or federal law, including medical marijuana dispensaries, in all zoning district in the unincorporated area of the County. (Catherine Kutsuris, Community Development Department) (All Districts)

 

D.3      ACCEPT report on the impacts of the proposed Municipal Regional Permit and CONSIDER authorizing the Chair, Board of Supervisors, or designee, to sign a comment letter addressed to the Regional Water Quality Control Board and authorizing a member of the Board to testify before the State Regional Water Quality Control Board on the proposed Municipal Regional Permit, as recommended by the Transportation, Water, and Infrastructure Committee.  (Stormwater Utility Area 17 funding) (Supervisor Uilkema; Maurice Shiu, Public Works Director) (All Districts)

 

Closed Session

 

DELIBERATION ITEMS – Continued

 

1:00 p.m.

 

D.4      CONSIDER accepting report regarding the mid-year status of the 2007/08 County Budget. (John Cullen and Lisa Driscoll, County Administrator’s Office) (All Districts)

 

D.5      CONSIDER the 2006/2007 report on the County’s progress in reducing harm to victims of domestic and family violence and their children through the “Zero Tolerance for Domestic Violence” initiative. (Devorah Levine, County Administrator’s Office) (All Districts)

 

Closed Session

 

3:00

 

D.6      Adjourn to tour of Contra Costa Regional Medical Center, 2500 Alhambra Avenue, Martinez.

 

Supplemental Calendar of Closed Session Items

Tuesday, February 26, 2008, 9:30 a.m. and thereafter

Board Chambers Room 107 and Room 101

 

A.        CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATORS

 

1.         Agency Negotiators: Lori Gentles and Linda Ashcraft.

 

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

 

2.         Agency Negotiators:  Lori Gentles and John Cullen.

 

Unrepresented Employees: All unrepresented agency management employees (Resolution No. 2007/366, including its Exhibits), unrepresented nursing classification employees, and all other unrepresented agency employees.

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

1.                               Bickert v. Contra Costa County, U.S.D.C. No. C 07-02636 WHA 

2.                               Rodgriguez v. Contra Costa County, U.S.D.C. No. C 06-05410 MHP

 

C.        CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL--ANTICIPATED LITIGATION  Initiation of litigation pursuant      to Gov. Code, § 54956.9(c):  One potential case.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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 Traffic Resolution No. 2008/4251 to prohibit parking (red curb) at all times on the west side of Blum Road (Road No. 3887A) beginning at the  north curb line of Hanson Court (private road) and extending northerly a distance of 85 feet, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Martinez area.  (District II)

 

C.2      ADOPT Traffic Resolution No. 2008/4252 to prohibit parking (red curb) at all times on the north side  of Hillcrest Road (Road No. 0964A), beginning at a point 166 feet east of the center line of St. James Circle (Road No. 0965N) and extending easterly for 75 feet, as recommended by the Public Works Director, El Sobrante area.  (District I)

 

C.3      DETERMINE that the proposed termination of offers of dedications for portions of Assessor’s Parcel No. 194-080-024 is not subject to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), and that this termination of offers of dedications for roadway purposes, and slope easement are not required, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Diablo area. (No fiscal impact) (District III)

C.4      APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Chair, Board of Supervisors, or designee, to execute a Joint Exercise of Powers Agreement with the West County Wastewater District in the amount of $66,300, effective January 2, 2008 through completion of project, to fund the adjustment of sewer manholes on the San Pablo Dam Road Rehabilitation Project, as recommended by the Public Works Director, El Sobrante area.  (100% West County Wastewater District funding) (District I)

 

C.5      APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Whitlock & Weinberger Transportation, Inc. (W-Trans), to extend the term from February 28, 2008 to completion of project and make other technical changes, with no change to the payment limit, for the Delta DeAnza Trail Gap Closure Project, Bay Point area.  (100% Federal Transportation Enhancement and Local Gas Tax funding) (District V)

 

C.6      APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to submit to Caltrans Local Assistance the Highway Safety Improvement Program (HSIP) grant applications for safety projects being considered along Marsh Creek Road, Vasco Road, and the intersection of Camino Diablo and Byron Highway, East County area. (No fiscal impact) (Districts III, IV, and V)

 

Engineering Services

 

C.7      PA 06-00040 (cross-reference SD 02-08684):  ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/121 accepting offer of park dedication for project being developed by Shapell Industries, Inc., a Delaware corporation, as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.8      RA 02-01142 (cross-reference SD 00-08507):  ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/122 accepting offer of landscape easement dedication for project being developed by Windemere BLC Land Company, LLC, as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.9      RA 02-01142 (cross-reference SD 00-08509):  ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/123 accepting offer of landscape easement dedication 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 04-01175 (cross-reference SD 05-08957):  ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/124 accepting offer of slope easement dedication 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. 2008/125 accepting offer of dedication for drainage purposes, 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 04-01178 (cross-reference SD 05-08957):  ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/126 accepting offer of trail easement dedication for project being developed by Windemere BLC Land Company, LLC, as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

Engineering Services – Continued

 

C.13    SD 01-08536:  ADOPT Resolution  No. 2008/127 approving reduction of performance bond amount for project being developed by Discovery Builders, Inc., as recommended by the Public Works Director, Martinez area.  (No fiscal impact)(District II)

 

C.14    SD 03-08716:  ADOPT Resolution  No. 2008/128 approving the third extension of the subdivision agreement through December 2, 2009, 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    SD 03-08716:  ADOPT Resolution  No. 2008/129 approving the third extension of the subdivision agreement (right-of-way landscaping) through December 9, 2009, 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    SD 03-08738:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/130 accepting  completion of warranty period and release of cash deposit for faithful performance for project being developed by Davni Development, LLC, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Martinez (Pacheco) area. (District II)

 

Special Districts & County Airports

 

C.17    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Chief Engineer, Flood Control & Water Conservation District, or designee, to pay the Contra Costa Resource Conservation District $3,000 to fund watershed coordination services in the Alhambra Creek watershed, Martinez area. (100% Flood Control District funding) (District II)

 

C.18    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Chair, Board of Supervisors, as governing board of the Flood Control & Water Conservation District, to execute a contract with the Contra Costa Resource Conservation District in the amount of $50,000 to develop the Vision Plan for the Rodeo Creek Watershed, for the period February 26, 2008 through December 31, 2009, Rodeo area. (100% Flood Control Zone 8 funding) (District II)

 

C.19    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Airports Director, or designee, to execute a twelfth lease amendment between the County, as lessor, and FM Aviation, Inc. (dba Sterling Aviation), as tenant, that will expand the leased premises by two acres and increase the rent by a minimum of $2,800 per month. (Revenue accrues to Airport Enterprise Fund) (District IV)

 

Statutory Actions

 

C.20    DECLARE certain ordinances duly published. (All Districts)

 

Claims, Collections & Litigation

 

C.21    DENY claims by Willie Charles  Barnes; Brian Hayden Harris; Terrie Kent; Paula A. Lorentzen; Claudia L. Williams;  AAA Auto Insurance for Dan Bumgardner; John D. Mason; Carl Lee Baity, Jr.; Jeannette Barnes, Willie Barnes, Charles Barnes III (M); Alyssa Barnes (M); Aliah Barnes (M); Jacob D. McCllellan; Geannina Perez; and Fatemeh Mahanloo.  (All Districts)

 

Hearing Dates

 

C.22    RECEIVE the 2007/08 report of the Auditor-Controller that contains the property tax-related costs of the Assessor, Tax Collector, Auditor and Assessment Appeals Board for the 2006/07 fiscal years, as required by Resolution 97/129; FIX April 8, 2008 at 9:30 a.m. for a public hearing on the determination of property tax administrative costs and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to take related actions. (All Districts)

 

Honors & Proclamations

 

C.23    RATIFY the February 12, 2008 adoption of Resolution No. 2008/103 honoring San Pablo Automotive Supply as the San Pablo Chamber of Commerce 2007 Business of the Year, as recommended by Supervisor Gioia. (District I)

 

C.24    RATIFY the February 12, 2008 adoption of Resolution No. 2008/102 honoring Chief Joseph Aita as the San Pablo Chamber of Commerce 2007 Man of the Year, as recommended by Supervisor Gioia. (District I)

 

C.25    RATIFY the February 12, 2008 adoption of Resolution No. 2008/101 honoring Beverly Wallace as the San Pablo Chamber of Commerce 2007 Woman of the Year, as recommended by Supervisor Gioia. (District I)

 

C.26    ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/106 honoring Stephen K. Easton, Superior Court Commissioner, upon his retirement after 25 years of service to the citizens of Contra Costa County, as recommended by Supervisor Uilkema. (All Districts)

 

C.27    ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/105 recognizing the Arts and Culture Commission of Contra Costa County (AC5)’s program “art passages: collections of art from Contra Costa County” and the current exhibition showcasing District II artists. (Supervisor Uilkema) (District II) 

 

C.28    ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/118 recognizing Michael Kotin of the Office of the Public Defender on the occasion of his retirement, as recommended by the Public Defender. (All Districts)

 

C.29    APPROVE Certificate of Appreciation to Robert Wisecarver for exceptional contributions to the protection and conservation of fish and wildlife resources of Contra Costa County, as recommended by the Fish And Wildlife Committee. (All Districts)

 

C.30    ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/133 honoring the Orinda “Citizen of the Year”, as recommended by Supervisor Uilkema. (District II)

 

C.31    ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/135 honoring Richmond’s Galileo Club on its 75th anniversary as recommended by Supervisor Gioia. (District I)

 

C.32    ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/136 honoring Carlos Baltodanos for his dedicated service to Contra Costa County upon the occasion of his retirement, as recommended by the County Administrator. (All Districts)

 

C.33    ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/100 to recognize Peace Corps Week in Contra Costa County, February 25 – March 3, 2008, as recommended by Supervisor Glover. (All Districts)

 

Ordinances

 

C.34    ADOPT Ordinance No. 2008-07 as introduced on February 12, 2008, amending the purchasing agent’s authority to execute contracts for special services under Government Code section 31000, as recommended by the County Administrator. (All Districts)

 

Appointments & Resignations

 

C.35    RE-APPOINT Mary C. Welles to the District IV Representative Appointee 1 seat on the County Service Area M-16 Citizens Advisory Committee for a two year term expiring December 31, 2009, as recommended by Supervisor Bonilla. (District IV)

 

C.36    RE-APPOINT Dietmar G. Plichta to the District IV Representative Appointee 3 on the County Service Area M-16 Citizens Advisory Committee for a two year term expiring December 31, 2009, as recommended by Supervisor Bonilla. (District IV)

 

C.37    DECLARE vacant the District IV seat of the Alcohol and Other Drugs Advisory Board held by Judy Bastin due to resignation and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy, as recommended by Supervisor Bonilla. (District IV)

 

C.38    ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/121 amending the membership of the Pacheco Municipal Advisory Council to reduce the number of seats from seven and one alternate to five and one alternate, as recommended by Supervisor Bonilla.  (District IV)

 

C.39    APPROVE the addition of three seats designated for business representatives and five seats designated for labor representatives, DECLARE One-Stop Mandated Partner 10 Ex-Officio seat vacant due to the incumbent’s loss of eligibility, DELETE seats 4 and 10 designated for One-Stop Mandated partners and re-number the remaining seats consecutively, on the Workforce Development Board of Contra Costa County; and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to update the official Board Appointive List (Maddy Book) and post vacancies, as recommended by the Workforce Development Board.  (All Districts)

 

C.40    ACCEPT the resignations of Camilla Rand and Stacie Roundtree from the Local Planning Council for Child Care and Development; DECLARE vacant the Child Care Provider 2-West County seat and the Child Care Provider 5 – East County seat due to resignation, and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancies, as recommended by the Local Planning Council for Child Care and Development. (All Districts)

 

C.41    RE-APPOINT Terri Lieder and Phyllis Gordon, and APPOINT Ana Marie Bustos and Sara Mendoza to the Commission for Women, as recommended by the Internal Operations Committee. (All Districts)

 

C.42    APPOINT William Truesdell to the Community #2 seat on the Advisory Council on Equal Employment Opportunity, as recommended by the Internal Operations Committee. (All Districts)

 

C.43    APPOINT Tim Bancroft to the Alternate General Public seat on the Hazardous Material Commission, as recommended by the Internal Operations Committee. (All Districts)

 

C.44    APPOINT Richard Reveles to the District V representative seat C on the Alcohol and Other Drugs Advisory Board, as recommended by Supervisor Glover. (District V)

 

Appropriation Adjustments  - FY 2007/08

 

C.45    Sheriffs Office (0255/Helicopter Capital Projects (0131):  APPROVE Appropriation Adjustment No. 5065 authorizing the transfer of appropriations in the amount of $43,415 from Helicopter Capital Projects to Sheriff to fund a turbine overhaul for the Sheriff’s STARR2 Helicopter. (All Districts)

 

Personnel Actions

 

C.46    Adopt Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20526 to add one Social Work Supervisor II (represented) position to provide mandated child welfare services, and cancel one Social Casework Specialist II (represented) position.  (Cost offset through position cancellation and salary savings). (All Districts)

 

C.47    ADOPT Position Adjustment Request No. 20311, establishing the classes of Environmental Analyst I, II, and III (unrepresented) in the Public Works Department and allocating them on the Salary Schedule, and transferring two Planner I positions to the Environmental Analyst I class and one Planner II position to the Environmental Analyst III class, as recommended by the Assistant County Administrator-Human Resources Director. (No fiscal impact) (All Districts)

 

C.48    ADOPT Position Adjustment Request No. 2013A amending Position Adjustment Request No. 20183 to correct the level at which the Automated Call Distribution (ACD) Administrator class (unrepresented) was allocated on the Salary Schedule, as recommended by the Assistant County Administrator-Director of Human Resources. (85% State/Federal funds, 15% County through redirection of contract funds)(All Districts)

 

C.49    ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/99 to retitle Management Analyst III (unrepresented) to Senior Management Analyst (Unrepresented), and Management Analyst II (Unrepresented) to Management Analyst (unrepresented); transition incumbents into the new classes; AMEND Resolution No. 2008/35 to retitle Special Project Manager (unrepresented) to Principal Management Analyst-Project (unrepresented), as recommended by the Assistant County Administrator-Human Resources Director. (No additional County cost) (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.50    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract to accept funding from the California Department of Community Services and Development in an amount not to exceed $893,299 for energy assistance and weatherization services, for the period January 1 through December 31, 2008.  (No County match) (All Districts) 

 

C.51    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with the California Department of Public Health, effective October 1, 2007, to increase the payment limit by $428,000 to a new payment limit of $9,068,000 for continuation of the Supplemental Food Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC), with no change in the original term of October 1, 2005 through September 30, 2008.  (No impact on the County General Fund) 

 

C.52    AUTHORIZE the Building Inspection Director to execute a contract with the City of Concord for the County to administer the City’s Housing Rehabilitation Loan Program using City Community Development Block Grant and Redevelopment funds, for the period January 1, 2008 through June 30, 2010. (100% City reimbursement) (District IV)

 

C.53    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the County Probation Officer, or designee, to apply for and accept Youthful Offender Block Grant Fund emergency funding from the California Corrections Standards Authority (CSA) in an amount not to exceed $350,000 to aid in the implementation of the Juvenile Justice Development Plan (JJDP) for the period September 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008. (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.54    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Contra Costa County Public Auto Auction, effective March 13, 2008, to extend the term from March 13, 2008 to March 13, 2009 with no change in the payment limit of $50,130, to provide ongoing maintenance and sale of vehicles to Keeping Employment Equals Your Success (KEYS) Auto Loan Program participants.  (50% Metropolitan Transportation Commission Grant; 50% Federal-CalWORKs funding) (All Districts)

 

C.55    RATIFY purchase of services from Nancy DeWeese, and AUTHORIZE the Auditor-Controller to pay an amount not to exceed $990 for adoptive parent support services provided during the period October 1 through November 30, 2007.  (100% Federal funding) (All Districts)

 

C.56    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to terminate the contract with Solutions West Consulting for the provision of training services, effective at the close of business March 3, 2008.  (100% Federal- CalWORKS funding) (All Districts)

 

C.57    RATIFY purchase of services from Veronica Bushnell, and AUTHORIZE the Auditor-Controller to pay an amount not to exceed $994 for community engagement specialist services provided during the period July 1 through December 31, 2007.  (100% State funding) (All Districts)

 

C.58    RATIFY purchase of services from Judith Knittel, and Authorize the Auditor-Controller to pay an amount not to exceed $469 for parent partner coordinator services provided during the period October 1 through December 31, 2007.  (100% Federal- Child Welfare Redesign Grant funding) (All Districts)

 

C.59    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 $649,367 to renew licensing of Microsoft Enterprise software for the period January 1 through December 31, 2008.  (80% Federal, 20% County General Fund) (All Districts)

 

C.60    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Janet K. Auwae (dba Pro-Serv Agency) in an amount not to exceed $85,000 to provide process service prior to Termination of Parental Rights hearings, for the period of April 1, 2008 through March 31, 2009.  (40% State, 40% Federal, 20% County General Fund) (All Districts)

 

C.61    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with the Contra Costa Community College District an amount not to exceed $173,497 for off-campus childcare provided to CalWORKs participants enrolled as students at three Contra Costa Community College campuses for the period July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008 (100% Federal – CalWORKS) (Districts I, IV, V):

Campus

Allocation

Contra Costa College

$108,497

Los Medanos College

$55,000

Diablo Valley College

$10,000

 

C.62    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Desarrollo Familiar, Inc., effective January 1, 2008, to increase the payment limit by $7,500 to a new payment limit of $42,500 to provide additional HIV/AIDS education and prevention services in West County, with no change in the original term of July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008.  (100% State Office of AIDS funding) (All Districts)

 

C.63    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Pittsburg Pre-School and Community Council, Inc., effective January 1, 2008, to increase the payment limit by $7,500 to a new payment limit of $34,500 to provide additional HIV/AIDS education, prevention and outreach services, with no change in the original term of July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008. (100% State Office of AIDS funding)  (All Districts)

 

C.64    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Neighborhood House of North Richmond, effective January 1, 2008, to increase the payment limit by $7,500 to a new payment limit of $50,040 to provide additional HIV/AIDS education, prevention, and risk reduction outreach services, with no change in the original term of July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008. (100% State Office of AIDS funding)  (All Districts)

 

C.65    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Dori Maxon (dba Pediatric Contracting Services), effective October 1, 2007, to increase the payment limit by $72,000 to a new payment limit of $144,000 to provide occupational and physical therapy services to additional clients, with no change in the original term of July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008. (50% State California Children’s Services, 50% County General Fund) (All Districts)

 

C.66    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Ecology and Environmental, Inc., effective March 1, 2008, to increase the payment limit by $60,000 to a new payment limit of $157,645 to provide additional emergency management consulting services, with no change in the original term of April 1, 2006 through August 31, 2008.  (100% Federal Health Resources and Services Administration funding)  (All Districts)

 

C.67    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Shelter, Inc. of Contra Costa County, effective February 1, 2008, to extend the term from July 31, 2008 through July 31, 2009 and increase the payment limit by $1,161,637 to a new payment limit of $2,323,274 to provide additional housing assistance services, and to change the term of the six-month automatic extension to August 1, 2009 through January 31, 2010. (100% Mental Health Services Act funding)  (All Districts)

 

C.68    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with the California Nurses Bureau in an amount not to exceed $100,000 to provide temporary nursing services for Contra Costa Regional Medical and Health Centers for the period January 1 through December 31, 2008.  (100% Enterprise Fund I)  (All Districts)

 

C.69    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Cynthia L. Lai, effective February 28, 2008, extend the term from February 28 through August 31, 2008 and increase the payment limit by $22,000 to a new payment limit of $92,000, to provide additional echocardiogram services at Contra Costa Regional Medical and Health Centers.  (100% Enterprise Fund I)  (All Districts)

 

C.70    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with SHC Services, Inc. (dba Supplemental Health Care), effective December 1, 2007, to increase the payment limit by $200,000 to a new payment limit of $1,000,000 to provide additional temporary nurses and therapists for the County’s Detention Facilities and Contra Costa Regional Medical and Health Centers, with no change in the original term of April 1, 2007 through March 31, 2008.  (100% Enterprise Fund I)  (All Districts)

 

C.71    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Specialty Laboratories, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $500,000 to provide outside clinical laboratory services for the Contra Costa Regional Medical and Health Centers for the period January 1 through December 31, 2008.  (100% Enterprise Fund I)  (All Districts)

 

C.72    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Gemini Staffing in an amount not to exceed $40,000 to provide temporary registered dental assistant services at 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.73    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Mary Davenport, M.D., in an amount not to exceed $65,000 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.74    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with William Jenkins, M.D., effective December 1, 2007, to increase the payment limit by $450,000 to a new payment limit of $500,000 to provide additional primary care services to Contra Costa Health Plan members with no change in the original term of December 1, 2007 through November 30, 2008.  (100% Health Plan member premiums)  (All Districts)

 

C.75    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Compass Marketing, LLC, in an amount not to exceed $95,000 to provide professional printing and report writing services for the Contra Costa Health Plan for the period March 1, 2008 through February 28, 2009.  (100% Health Plan member premiums)  (All Districts) 

 

C.76    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Lyudmila Beyzer, M.D., in an amount not to exceed $75,000 to provide professional primary care services for Contra Costa Health Plan members for the period January 1 through December 31, 2008.  (100% Health Plan member premiums)  (All Districts)

 

C.77    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Jasbir K. Rana, M.D., in an amount not to exceed $50,000 to provide professional pediatric primary care services for Contra Costa Health Plan members for the period January 1 through December 31, 2008.  (100% Health Plan member premiums)  (All Districts)

 

C.78    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Medversant Technologies, LLC, in an amount not to exceed $57,888 to provide credentialing services for healthcare providers for the period January 1, 2008 through December 31, 2010.  (100% Health Plan member premiums)  (All Districts)

 

C.79    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Development Director, or designee, to terminate the contract with Douglas Herring & Associates; and execute a contract with Environmental Science Associates (ESA) in an amount not to exceed $329,051 to prepare an Environmental Impact Report for Bayview Residential Subdivision in the Vinehill area for the period February 27, 2008 to March 1, 2009. (100% Applicant fees) (District II)

 

C.80    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the County Administrator, or designee, to execute a contract with the City of Pinole Redevelopment Agency at an initial annual rate of $3,900 to provide maintenance of the grounds of West County Animal Shelter at 910 San Pablo Avenue, Pinole, for the period September 1, 2007 through December 31, 2012. (100% County General Fund, Budgeted) (All Districts)

 

C.81    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Development Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Mills Associates, in an amount not to exceed $44,214 to provide consultant services for the preparation of an Initial Study and related documents for the residential and commercial development proposed at Bethel Island Road and Sandmound Boulevard, Oakley area, for the period February 27 to December 31, 2008. (100% Applicant fees) (District V)

 

C.82    ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/134 accepting as complete the contracted work performed by Martinez Sheet Metal for the Cogeneration Project at the Martinez Detention facility, 1000 Ward Street, Martinez for the Sheriff-Coroner, as recommended by the General Services Director. (No fiscal impact) (District II)

              

Other Actions

 

C.83    APPROVE the providers recommended by the Contra Costa Health Plan’s Credentialing Committee at the January 15, 2008 meeting, as recommended by the Health Services Director. (All Districts)

 

C.84    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.85    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 & Water Conservation District, Pacheco area. (100% Flood Control Zone 3B funding) (Districts II and IV)

 

C.86    CONTINUE the emergency action originally taken by the Board of Supervisors on November 27, 2007, regarding the Cosco Busan oil Spill in san Francisco Bay, as recommended by the Sheriff-Coroner. (All Districts)

 

C.87    ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/119 authorizing the Auditor-Controller to establish a Capital Project Fund and execute an inter-fund loan to a Capital Project Fund from the Land Development Fund in an amount not to exceed $19.5 million for a period not to exceed 120 days for tenant improvements to 300, 400, and 500 Ellinwood Way, Pleasant Hill, as recommended by the County Administrator. (All Districts)

 

C.88    DECLARE as surplus and AUTHORIZE the Purchasing Agent, or designee, to dispose of specified vehicles and equipment no longer needed for public use, as recommended by the General Services Director. (All Districts)

 

C.89    REFER to the Fish and Wildlife Committee, for discussion, a review of the Zebra and Quagga Mussel infestation and the Bay Area water districts’ development of protective measures to safeguard Bay Area fresh water, as recommended by the County Administrator. (All Districts)

 

C.90    AUTHORIZE the discharge from accountability for specified Health Services Department accounts totaling $1,351,664.76, which have been deemed uncollectible by the Revenue Collections Director, as recommended by the County Administrator. (All Districts)

 

C.91    REQUEST the County Probation Officer to make a report to the Public Protection Committee on the status of efforts to identify and analyze factors leading to the overrepresentation of minority youth in the juvenile justice system relative to their numbers in the general population, as recommended by the Public Protection Committee. (All Districts)

 

C.92    APPROVE specified amendments to the Workforce Development Board Bylaws regarding membership and quorum requirements in response to new legislation that required the addition of seats to the WDB, as recommended by the Internal Operations Committee. (All Districts)

 

C.93    ACCEPT report from the Auditor-Controller on the financial audit activities in 2007 and APPROVE proposed schedule of financial audits for 2008, as recommended by the Internal Operations Committee. (All Districts)

 

C.94    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Chief Information Officer, or designee, to execute a contract with Mapcon Mapping, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $700,000 to provide digital aerial photography and related digital information layers, for the period February 27, 2008 through March 1, 1009. (14% County General Fund, 86% non-general fund revenues)

 

Redevelopment Agency

 

C.95    AUTHORIZE the Redevelopment Director to fund a supplemental loan in the amount of $53,000 through  the County’s Neighborhood Preservation Program for the rehabilitation of a home located at 321 Bonnie Drive, in the Montalvin Manor Redevelopment Project area. (No impact on the County General Fund) (District I)

 

C.96    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Redevelopment Director to execute the purchase and Sale agreement between the County Redevelopment Agency and Elias and Luisa Landa, ACCEPT the Grant Deed from Elias and Luisa Landa, and AUTHORIZE payment in the amount of $325,000 for property rights for the purchase of 5708 S. Broadway Avenue, identified as Assessor’s Parcel No. 094-012-025, in connection with the Orbisonia Heights Redevelopment Project, Bay Point area. (100% Redevelopment Agency funds)

 

 

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 first and third Mondays of the month at 10:30 a.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 108, County Administration Building, 651 Pine Street, Martinez.

 

The Internal Operations Committee (Supervisors Susan A. Bonilla and Gayle B. Uilkema) - meets on the first and third Mondays of the month at 9:00 a.m. in Room 101, County Administration Building, 651 Pine Street, Martinez.

 

The Public Protection Committee (Supervisors John Gioia and Federal D. Glover) meets as needed

 

The Transportation, Water & Infrastructure Committee (Supervisors Gayle B. Uilkema and Mary N. Piepho) - meets on the third Monday of the month at 1:00 p.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.

 

The Legislation Committee (Supervisors Susan A. Bonilla and Mary N. Piepho) – meets on the fourth Monday of the month at 10:30 a.m. in Room 101, County Administration Building, 651 Pine Street, Martinez.

 

   Capital Facilities Committee  

   Internal Operations Committee

Family and Human Services Committee

As needed

03-10-08

03-03-08

9:00 a.m.

10:00 a.m.

10:30 a.m

See above

See above

See above

Finance Committee

Public Protection Committee

04-04-08

03-17-08

 

10:00 a.m.

10:00 a.m.

See above

See above

 

 

AD HOC COMMITTIES

 

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

 

Smart Growth:          Chair, Supervisor Federal D. Glover

Public Protection 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