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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.

 

 

 

TUESDAY

February 12, 2008

 

 

9:30 A.M.        Convene and announce adjournment to Closed Session, Room 101.

 

10:00 A.M.      Call to order and opening ceremonies.

 

Inspirational Thought -  “Children are the living messages we send to a time we will not see.” ~ John W. Whitehead

 

CONSIDER CONSENT ITEMS   (Pages 3-7) – Items removed from this section will be considered with the

Short Discussion Items.

 
PRESENTATIONS

 

PR.1    PRESENTATION to recognize the 30th Anniversary of the Child Care Council. (Supervisor Bonilla) (All Districts)

 

PR.2    PRESENTATION to recognize Marilyn Alford, Department of California Children’s Services, Public Health, Contra Costa County Health Services Department, for her 30 years of service to Contra Costa County. (Sharon White, Chief Pediatric Therapist, Contra Costa Health Services Department) (All Districts)

 

SHORT DISCUSSIONS ITEMS

 

SD.1    PUBLIC COMMENT (3 Minutes/Speaker).

 

SD.2    CONSIDER any Consent Items previously removed.

 

SD.3    CONSIDER authorizing the General Services Director, or designee, to execute a lease with Ellinwood Office Partners, LLC, for  a 20-year period beginning upon the completion of tenant improvements for approximately 137,232 square feet of office space at 300, 400, and 500 Ellinwood Way, Pleasant Hill at a starting monthly base rent of $236,040, as requested by the Employment and Human Services Department; and ADOPTING related California Environmental Quality Act findings. (Michael Lango, General Services Director; Joe Valentine, Employment and Human Services Director)(Budgeted, Employment and Human Services Department)(Consider with item C.36) (All Districts)

 

DELIBERATION ITEMS

 

D.1      CONSIDER adopting Resolution No. 2008/96 to memorialize the results of the 2007 “Contra Costa County Cares” Holiday Food Drive and related awards by the Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano. (Supervisor Piepho) (All Districts)

 

D.2      CONSIDER approving and authorizing the Community Development Director, or designee, to execute all documents necessary to secure and implement Climate Protection Planning grant from the Bay Area Air Quality Management District in the amount of $40,000 for the purpose of developing a Municipal Climate Action Plan. (Dennis Barry and Deidra Dingman, Community Development Department)       (No County match) (All Districts)

 

D.3      CONSIDER adopting Resolution No. 2008/89 consenting to changes in the governance structure for the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District. (John Cullen, County Administrator) (Districts III and V)

 

D.4      CONSIDER potential sites within the County to host a State re-entry facility. (John Cullen, County Administrator; Warren E. Rupf, Sheriff-Coroner) (All Districts)

 

D.5      CONSIDER accepting report from the Employment and Human Services Department regarding elder abuse and the County's conservatorship programs, APPROVING the transfer of the Lanterman-Petris-Short Conservatorship Intake function from the Employment and Human Services Department to the Health Services Department effective no later than July 1, 2008, and APPROVING other related actions, as recommended by the 2007 Family and Human Services Committee. (Supervisor Glover) (All Districts)

 

Closed Session

 

Adjourn to the 1:00 Housing Authority Board of Commissioners meeting

 

Closed Session

 

Revised Supplemental Calendar of Closed Session Items

 

Tuesday, February 12, 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.            PUBLIC EMPLOYEE APPOINTMENTS

                Titles:     Agricultural Commissioner

                                County Veterans Service Officer

 

C.            PUBLIC EMPLOYEE PERFORMANCE EVALUATION

Title:  County Counsel

 

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

Glorena Becker v. Contra Costa County, C.C.C. No. C 06-01238

 

E.            CONFERENCE WITH REAL PROPERTY NEGOTIATOR

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

Agency Negotiator:  John Cullen

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

Under negotiation: price and payment terms

 

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

        Gragnani v. Contra Costa County, C.C.C. Superior Court No. N 07-0792

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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. 2008/4203 to establish speed limits on Danville Boulevard (Road No. 5301A) and RESCIND Traffic Resolution No. 3316, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Alamo area. (District III)

 

C.2      ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/90 approving and authorizing the Public Works Director, or designee, to fully close a portion of Bixler Road on February 15 through March 28, 2008, 24 hours per day, for the purpose of completing offsite road improvements and utility improvements for Road Acceptance 06-01232, Brentwood area. (District III)

 

Engineering Services

 

C.3      MS 05-00033: ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/91 accepting completion of warranty period and release of cash deposit for faithful performance, for project being developed by 20/20 Partners, LLC, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Kensington area. (District I)

 

C.4      RA 04-01159 (cross-reference SD 99-08381):  ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/92 accepting completion of warranty period and release of cash deposit for faithful performance and declaring Charbray Street as a County road, for project being developed by Shapell Homes, a division of Shapell Industries, Inc., a Delaware corporation, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Danville area. (District III)

 

C.5      SD 90-07535:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/93 accepting completion of warranty period and release of cash deposit for faithful performance for project being developed by Lioness, Inc., a California corporation (dba Camelot Properties), as recommended by the Public Works Director, Byron area. (District III)

 

Special Districts & County Airports

 

C.6      RATIFY decision of Blackhawk Geologic Hazard Abatement District (GHAD) General Manager Richard D. Short, Kleinfelder Inc., or designee, to execute and award a contract with Siteworks Construction, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $80,000 to provide preventive maintenance services to the GHAD for the period July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008, Danville area. (Blackhawk GHAD funding) (District III)

 

C.7      RATIFY decision of Canyon Lakes Geologic Hazard Abatement District (GHAD) General Manager Richard D. Short, Kleinfelder Inc., or designee, to execute and award a contract with Trucrew, Inc. (dba Diablo General Engineering), in an amount not to exceed $35,000 to provide preventive maintenance services to the GHAD for the period August 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008, San Ramon area. (Canyon Lakes GHAD funding) (District III)

 

C.8      RATIFY decision of Canyon Lakes Geologic Hazard Abatement District (GHAD) General Manager Richard D. Short, Kleinfelder Inc. or designee, to execute and award a contract with Siteworks Construction, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $35,000 to provide preventive maintenance services to the GHAD for the period July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008, San Ramon area. (Canyon Lakes GHAD funding) (District III)

 

C.9      APPROVE amortization schedule for a $485,000 loan to Contra Costa County Sanitation District No. 5, Port Costa from the revolving fund as directed and established by Resolution No. 2007/374, previously adopted by the Board of Supervisors on July 24, 2007; DIRECT County Auditor-Controller to disburse loaned funds from the revolving fund to the District, as recommended by the Public Works Director.  (Sanitation District No. 5 funding) (District II)

 

C.10    DECLARE as surplus and AUTHORIZE the Purchasing Agent, or designee, to dispose of specified Contra Costa County Fire Protection District equipment no longer needed for public use, as recommended by the General Services Director. (All Districts)

 

Claims, Collections & Litigation

 

C.11    DENY Claims for Patricia Rincon; David S. Adams; Heather Houston; Michael Walker; Anthony Signorelli; Annie Pierpoint; Josephine Pitta-Flannery; Monica Washington; and amended claim for Anthony Signorelli. (All Districts)

 

Honors & Proclamations

 

C.12    ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/98 declaring February 23, 2008 as Black Families Association of Contra Costa County in honor of the organization’s 21 Annual Scholarship Fund Raiser, as recommended by Supervisor Glover. (All Districts)

 

Statutory Actions

 

C.13a   APPROVE minutes, as on file with the Clerk of the Board, for the month of January 2008. (All Districts)

 

C.13b  APPROVE Board Member Meeting Reports for the month of January 2008. (All Districts)

 

Ordinances

 

C.14    RATIFY Rodeo-Hercules Fire Protection District Ordinance No. 01-08, adopting the 2007 California Fire Code, with County modifications, as recommended by the County Counsel. (District II)

 

C.15    INTRODUCE Ordinance No. 2008-07 amending the purchasing agent’s authority to execute contracts for special services under Government Code section 31000; WAIVE reading and FIX February 26, 2008 for adoption, as recommended by the County Administrator. (All Districts)

 

Appointments & Resignations

 

C.16    DECLARE vacant the District III Resident seat on the Ad Hoc Intercity Rail Advisory Committee and DIRECT the Community Development Department staff to work with the District III office to post the vacancy and recommend an appointment, as recommended by the Community Development Director. (District III)

 

C.17    DECLARE vacant the District III-A seat on the Contra Costa County  Alcohol and Other Drugs Advisory Board held by Barbara Cappa due to resignation and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy, as recommended by Supervisor Piepho.  (District III)

 

C.18    RE-APPOINT Walter MacVittie to the Discovery Bay Representative seat on the East County Regional Planning Commission, as recommended by Supervisor Piepho. (District III)

 

C.19    APPOINT Anthony Pigati to the Knightsen Representative seat on the East County Regional Planning Commission, as recommended by Supervisor Piepho. (District III)

 

C.20    APPOINT Jeanne Tate to the Appointee 2 seat on the County Services Area P5 Citizens Advisory Committee, as recommended by Supervisor Piepho. (District III)

 

C.21    DECLARE vacant the Appointee 2 seat on the County Service Area R-7A Citizens Advisory Committee held by Marianne Sasso due to resignation and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy, as recommended by Supervisor Piepho. (District III)

 

C.22    RE-APPOINT Robert J. Mason to the District III Owner seat on the Contra Costa County Mobile Home Advisory Committee, as recommended by Supervisor Piepho. (District III)

 

Appropriation Adjustments  - FY 2007/08

 

C.23    Public Works (0662, 0676, 0006): APPROVE Appropriations and Revenue Adjustment No. 5062 authorizing new revenue in Road Construction in the amount of $3,912,844 and new revenue in Road   Administration in the amount of $10,000 from miscellaneous government agencies and various fund reimbursements; reduce anticipated revenue in the General Road Fund in the amount of $168,000 due to reduction of gas tax revenues to reflect appropriate categories for estimated expenditures in fiscal year 2007/2008.  (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.24    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Sheriff-Coroner, or designee, to enter into a contract with the City of Richmond to pay the County an amount not to exceed $105,500 for forensic firearms examination services for the period March 1, 2008 through February 28, 2009. (District I)

 

C.25    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the County Administrator, or designee, to apply for and accept a continuation grant in the amount of $1.5 million on behalf of the County’s Zero Tolerance for Domestic Violence Initiative from the Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women for the “Grants to Encourage Arrest Policies and Enforcement of Protection Orders Program”. (No County match)(All Districts)

 

C.26    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Building Inspection Director, or designee, to execute a contract with the City of Pinole to provide the City enhanced building inspection related services in an amount not to exceed  $20,000 for the period January 7 through September 30, 2008. (100% City reimbursement) (District II)

 

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

 

C.27    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Robert J. Proctor in an amount not to exceed $58,492 to provide administrative and management analysis, consultation, and training services for the period April 1, 2008 through March 31, 2009.  (100% Enterprise Fund I)  (All Districts) 

 

C.28    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Agostini and Associates, Inc., effective July 1, 2007, to increase the payment limit by $64,981 to a new payment limit of $814,981 to provide additional temporary nursing services at the Contra Costa Regional Medical and Health Centers, with no change in the original term of November 1, 2006 through October 31, 2007.  (100% Enterprise Fund I)  (All Districts)

 

C.29    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Young Men’s Christian Association of the East Bay, effective December 1, 2007, to increase the payment limit by $61,395 to a new payment limit of $402,168 to provide additional services to students in the West Contra Costa Unified School District with no change in the original term of July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008, and to increase the automatic extension through December 31, 2008 in an amount not to exceed $210,084. (50% Federal Medi-Cal; 46% State Early and Periodic, Screening, Diagnostic and Treatment; 4% West Contra Costa Unified School District funding)  (All Districts) 

 

C.30    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Diablo Pulmonary Medical Group, effective November 1, 2007, to increase the payment limit by $50,000 to a new payment limit of $230,000 to provide additional internal medicine/pulmonary services at the Contra Costa Regional Medical and Health Centers, with no change in the original term of November 1, 2005 through October 31, 2008. (100% Enterprise Fund I)  (All Districts) 

 

C.31    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Ava Espinoza in an amount not to exceed $162,000 to provide California Works Information Network (CalWIN) training services to the Employment and Human Services Department staff for the period March 1, 2008 through February 28, 2009. (40% Federal, 40% State, 20% County General Fund) (All Districts)

 

C.32    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Catholic Charities of the East Bay in an amount not to exceed $70,500 for tutorial services for early care and education teachers for the period February 1 through December 31, 2008. (50% Federal, 50% State funding) (All Districts)

 

C.33    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to issue a Request for Proposals for childcare services, to be offered in partnership with Employment and Human Services Department Community Services Bureau, in an amount not to exceed $2,027,890 for the period July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2009. (53% Federal, 47% State funding) (All Districts)

 

C.34    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Families First, Inc., effective January 1, 2008, with no change in contract payment limit of $672,200 and with no change in the term of July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008, to provide additional kinship support services. (19% Federal-Promoting Safe and Stable Families; 36% State-Kinship Support Service; 45% State-Family Preservation) (All Districts)

 

C.35    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a contract with DaRold Designs in the amount of $76,110 to provide services for the development, administration, and creation of signage for Phase II of the Keep the Delta Clean Program for the period February 12, 2008 through September 1, 2009, East County area. (Nonpoint Source Pollution Control Program, Proposition 40, 2005/06 Consolidated Grants Program funding) (Districts III and V)

 

C.36    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Chief Information Officer, or designee, to execute a contract with River City Communications Corporation in an amount not to exceed $55,000 to provide design services for voice and data telecommunications cable plan requirements at 300, 400, and 500 Ellinwood Way in Pleasant Hill. (100% Plant Acquisition)(Consider with item SD.3) (All Districts)

 

C.37    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Sheriff-Coroner, or designee, to execute a contract with John Murdock and Associates, LLC, not to exceed  $115,500 to provide specialized forensic services for the period March 1, 2008 through February 28, 2009. (87% City of Richmond, 13% County General Fund)(District I)

 

C.38    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Purchasing Agent, or designee, to amend the purchase order to Jet Dock Systems, Inc, for the purchase of four inflatable docks for Sheriff’s Marine Patrol vessels under the U.S. Department of Homeland Security 2006 Infrastructure Protection Program – Port Security Grant by increasing the payment limit by $27,816 to a new payment limit of $159,850 to reflect a change in the berthing site. (100% Port Security Grant funding) (All Districts)

 

C.39    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Risk Manager to execute a contract with the Contra Costa County Schools Insurance Group in the amount of $185,640 to continue performing medical billing reviews under the Workers’ Compensation Program for the period January 1, 2008 through December 31, 2008.  (100%Workers’ Compensation Fund)(All Districts)

 

C.40    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Development Director, or designee to execute a contract with Wallace, Roberts, & Todd in an amount not to exceed $828,857 for the preparation of a Specific Plan and Environmental Impact Report (EIR) in the North Richmond area; APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Chair, Board of Supervisors to execute a contract with Signature Properties to reimburse the County for costs associated with preparation of the Specific Plan and EIR. (County Files GP#07-0008 and SP#07-0001)(100% Cost reimbursement) (District I)

 

Other Actions

 

C.41    APPROVE the medical staff appointments and reappointments as recommended by the Medical Executive Committee on January 28, 2008.  (All Districts)

 

C.42    RECEIVE the 2007 Annual Report from the Managed Care Commission, as recommended by the County Administrator.  (All Districts)

 

C.43    ACCEPT and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, and the Workforce Development Board (WDB) to jointly submit the Workforce Investment Act (WIA) Strategic Local Plan Modification for Program Year 2007/08 for Title 1 of the Workforce Investment Act to the State of California Employment Development Department, and AUTHORIZE the Chair, Board of Supervisors, to sign the Local Plan Modification. (All Districts)

 

C.44    ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/94 acknowledging the emergency closure of the Lavonia Allen Children’s Center, Bay Point area, and the Contra Costa College Children’s Center in San Pablo due to water pipe repair and maintenance, as recommended by the Employment and Human Services Director. (Districts I and V)

        

C.45    ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/95 acknowledging the emergency closure of the Fairgrounds Children’s Center in Antioch due to vandalism of power lines, as recommended by the Employment and Human Services Director.  (District V)

 

C.46    ACCEPT the January 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.47    AUTHORIZE the Auditor-Controller to issue a warrant in the amount of $20,000 from the Park Dedication Trust Fund to the Pleasant Hill Recreation & Park District to help finance the construction of a new Sports Building at Pleasant Oaks Park, as recommend by the Community Development Director. (District IV)

 

C.48    ALLOCATE $5,000 in FY 2007/08 Keller Canyon Mitigation funds for administrative support and materials to conduct a Grant Writing Seminar for potential mitigation fund applicants, as recommended by Supervisor Glover. (District V)

 

Redevelopment Agency

 

C.49    AUTHORIZE the Redevelopment Director to submit a nomination to the California Association for Local Economic Development (CALED) for its 2007 Awards of Excellence Program for the Palecek Imports, Inc. relocation project in North Richmond. (District I)

 

C.50    APPROVE the Purchase and Sale Agreement between the County Redevelopment Agency and John Muir Health; AUTHORIZE the Auditor-Controller to issue a check in the amount of $50,000 for the Iron Horse Trail Bridge Overcrossing Project, Walnut Creek area. [CDD-CP#03-18] (Contra Costa County Redevelopment Agency Tax Increment funds)(District III)

 

C.51    AUTHORIZE the County Redevelopment Agency (Agency) to convey a below-market rate property located at 140 Malcolm Drive, North Richmond area, to an eligible low-income purchaser for $223,000, pursuant to California Health and Safety Code sections 33431 and 33449; AUTHORIZE the Redevelopment Director, or designee, to execute the legal documents required for the transfer of title of said property from the Agency to eligible purchaser and to take other related actions. (District I)

 

Consent Items of Board Members

 

C.52    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Building Inspection Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Central Coast Energy Services, Inc., effective February 1, 2007, to increase the payment limit by $5500 to a new payment limit of $30,000, and clarify the contract terms; AUTHORIZE the payment of the Central Coast invoice that itemizes the services that were already provided. (100% State Weatherization Program funding)(All Districts)

 

GENERAL INFORMATION

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

http://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 third Monday of the month at 1:00 p.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 second Monday of the month at 10:00 a.m. in Room 101, County Administration Building, 651 Pine Street, Martinez.

 

The Legislation Committee (Supervisors Mary N. Piepho and Susan A. Bonilla) - meets on the fourth Monday of the month at 10:30 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 11:00 a.m. in Room 101, County Administration Building, 651 Pine Street, Martinez.

 

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

 

 

 

Family and Human Services Committee

 

02/25/08

 

1:00 p.m.

 

See above

 

Legislation Committee

 

02/25/08

 

10:30 a.m

 

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

 

 

 

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