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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 5, 2008

 

10:00 A.M.     Convene, call to order and opening ceremonies.

 

Inspirational Thought - 

Good actions give strength to ourselves and inspire good actions in others.

  ~ Plato

 

CONSIDER CONSENT ITEMS   (Items listed as C.1 through C.71 on the following agenda)  Items removed from this section will be considered with the Short Discussion Items.     Approved as listed.

 

PRESENTATIONS    Approved as listed.

 

PR.1    PRESENTATION to accept report on the results of the 2007 Countywide Combined Charities Campaign. (Campaign Chair Ron Harvey, Risk Manager, and Co-Chair Joe Valentine, Employment and Human Services Director) (All Districts)

 

PR.2    PRESENTATION to recognize Michael Angelo Silva of the Building Inspection Department on the occasion of his 30 years of service to Contra Costa County. (Carlos Baltodano, Building Inspection Director) (All Districts)

 

SHORT DISCUSSIONS ITEMS     Approved as listed except as noted below:

 

SD.1    PUBLIC COMMENT (3 Minutes/Speaker).    There were no speakers this day.

 

SD.2    CONSIDER any Consent Items previously removed.

 

SD.3    HEARING on the itemized costs of abatement for property located at 1553 Giaramita Street, Richmond (Suzanne Arnhart, Owner). (Michael Angelo Silva, Building Inspection Department) (District I)

            CLOSED the hearing on the itemized costs of abatement for property located at 1553 Giaramita Street, Richmond; ORDERED the itemized report confirmed and DIRECTED it to be filed with the Clerk of the Board of Supervisors; ORDERED the costs to be specially assessed against the above-referenced property and AUTHORIZED the recordation of a Notice of Abatement Lien.

 

SD.4    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)

            CONTINUED to February 12, 2008, to 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.

 

DELIBERATION ITEMS  Approved as listed except as noted below: 

 

D.1      ACCEPT report from NewPoint Group dated January 3, 2008 regarding its review of the Interim Year Rate Application submitted by Crockett Garbage Service, and CONSIDER approving a solid waste collection rate increase of 2.31% effective March 1, 2008, for customers in the unincorporated areas served by Crockett Garbage Service under the County’s Franchise Agreement. (Deidra Dingman, Community Development Department) (District II)

            ACCEPTED report from NewPoint Group regarding its review of the Interim Year Rate Application submitted by Crockett Garbage Service, and APPROVED a solid waste collection rate increase of 2.31% effective March 1, 2008, for customers in the unincorporated areas served by Crockett Garbage Service under the County’s Franchise Agreement. 

 

D.2      ACCEPT status report on state corrections reform and CONSIDER actions to be taken to address impacts on the County. (John Cullen, County Administrator; Commander Joe Caruso, Office of the Sheriff) (All Districts)

Accepted report with following Recommendations: RECALLED that the County Administrator and the Sheriff last made reports to the Board in April and May 2007 on the corrections reform legislation and related state budget impacts; ACKNOWLEDGED that a growing state population means a growing prison population; ACKNOWLEDGED that the state is under growing pressure to reduce its prison population or be forced to release certain offenders back to their communities; RECALLED that the Board authorized the County Administrator and the Sheriff to negotiate with the state to construct a joint use re-entry; CONCEDED that despite early overtures, the State seems to be disinterested in collaborating with the County to host one or more County-operated, joint use re-entry facilities; ACKNOWLEDGED that the State would like to site a state-constructed re-entry facility in this county and will permit the County Sheriff to operate such a facility should the Board of Supervisors agree to site such a facility in this county; UNDERSTOOD that the key conditions of a grant award for jail construction funds are to site a state re-entry facility within the county, RECOGNIZED that state funds for jail construction funding are scarcely ever made available; CONSIDERD and PROVIDED direction to staff regarding the Board’s interest in pursuing local jail construction grant; RECOGNIZED that the opportunity to pursue local jail construction grant funds will expire on March 18, 2008, and DIRECTED the County Administrator to report back to the Board on possible sites for a community re-entry facility; AUTHORIZED the County Administrator, or designee, to execute a contract with Crout & Sida, Criminal Justice Consultants, Inc., to develop the project scope; DIRECTED the County Administrator to assemble a project team to include the Sheriff and staff from the General Services Department to develop the application; and DIRECTED the County Administrator to return to the Board on March 11, 2008, with a recommended project scope and financing plan.

 

 Closed Session

 

1:00    

 

D.3      ACCEPT oral report from the Health Services Director on the operations of the Contra Costa Regional Medical Center, Health Centers, and Public Health Clinics. (William Walker, M.D., Health Services Director) (All Districts)

 

2:00    

 

D.4      HEARING on an appeal by David Custodio (Appellant) of the East County Regional Planning Commission’s decision to approve a Final Development Plan for approximately 34 buildings, totaling 409,100 square feet within an approved business park, Bay Point Venture One, LLC, (Applicant and Owner) (County file:  DP#07-3028) (Assessor’s Parcel Nos. 098-240-003, 098-250-019 and –020). (Maureen Toms, Community Development Department) (District V)          

CLOSED the hearing on an appeal by David Custodio of the East County Regional Planning Commission’s (ECRP) decision to approve a Final Development Plan for approximately 34 buildings, totaling 409,100 square feet within an approved business park, Bay Point Venture One, LLC, Bay Point area; ACCEPTED the recommendation of the ECRP as contained in its Resolution No. 25-2007; DENIED the appeal; and APPROVED the Final Development Plan with Conditions of approval as described in the ECRP Resolution No. 25-2007.

 

Closed Session

 

Adjourn in memory of Bill Gregory of the San Ramon Valley

   

Supplemental Calendar of Closed Session Items

Tuesday, February 5, 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.                   1.                   Belleci v. Contra Costa County, C.C.C. Superior Court No. C 07-00422

2.                   2.                   Doellstedt, et al. v. Contra Costa County, C.C.C. Superior Court No. C 07-00711

 

C.         CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL--ANTICIPATED LITIGATION  Significant exposure to         litigation pursuant to Gov. Code, § 54956.9(b):  One potential case.

 

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

 

E.         PUBLIC EMPLOYEE APPOINTMENTS

            Titles:   Agricultural Commissioner

                        County Veterans Service Officer

 

 

 

CLOSED SESSION: By unanimous vote, with all Supervisors present, the Board voted to initiate litigation.  The parties and the substance of the case will be disclosed upon inquiry once litigation has been formally initiated. 

 

CONSENT ITEMS

 

(Items are subject to removal from Consent Calendar by request of any Supervisor or on request for discussion by a member of the public)

 

Road and Transportation

 

C.1      APPROVE the 2008 Slurry Seal/Surface Treatment Project; AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to advertise the project, Martinez, Rodeo, Clayton, Concord and Morgan Territory areas; and ADOPT related California Environmental Quality Act findings. (Proposition 42 funding) (Districts II, III and IV)

 

Engineering Services

 

C.2      MS 04-00024:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/79 approving the parcel map and subdivision agreement for project being developed by Muir Lane Estates, LLC, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Alamo area. (District III)

 

C.3      MS 04-00024:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/80 approving deferred improvement agreement along Camille Avenue for project being developed by Muir Lane Estates, LLC, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Alamo area. (District III)

 

C.4      RA 06-01220 (Cross-reference SD 05-08950):  ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/81 approving the road improvement agreement for Jones Road for project being developed by Avalon Bay Communities, Inc., as recommended by the Public Works Director, Walnut Creek area. (District IV)

 

C.5      SD 92-07713:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/82 accepting completion of warranty period and release of cash deposit for faithful performance for project being developed by Bay Point Partners, LLC, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Bay Point area. (District V)

 

C.6      SD 04-08780: ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/83 accepting completion of warranty period and release of cash deposit for faithful performance for project being developed by Lennar Homes of California, Inc., as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

Claims, Collections & Litigation

 

C.7      DENY claims by Sylvia Taylor; Tina Silvia; amended claim for Matrix Absence Management; and Geico Direct. (All Districts)

 

C.8      RECEIVE report concerning the final settlement of Kristy Linkenhoker vs. Contra Costa County and AUTHORIZE payment from the General Liability Trust Fund in the amount of $85,000, as recommended by the County Administrator. (All Districts)

 

Honors & Proclamations

 

C.9      RATIFY Resolution No. 2008/68 honoring William Weisgerber for his services as Interim Fire Chief of the East Contra Costa County Fire Protection District, as recommended by Supervisor Piepho. (District III)

 

C.10    RATIFY Resolution No. 2008/67 honoring the Lincoln Child Center on the occasion of its 125th anniversary, as recommended by Supervisor Glover. (District V)

 

C.11    ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/70 declaring February 2008 as “American Heart Month” in Contra Costa County, as recommended by Supervisor Piepho. (All District)

 

C.12    ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/72 declaring February 9, 2008 as “Wells Fargo Welcome to the Community Day” in San Ramon, as recommended by Supervisor Piepho. (District III)

 

C.13    ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/73 recognizing the El Cerrito Lions Club on the occasion of its 80 years of service to the community, as recommended by Supervisor Gioia. (District I)

 

C.14    ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/74 to recognize Michael Angelo Silva of the Building Inspection Department on the occasion of his 30 years of service to Contra Costa County, as recommended by the Building Inspection Director. (See PR.2) (All Districts)

 

C.14A  ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/78 recognizing Uri Eliahu, San Ramon Chamber of Commerce Business Person of the Year, as recommended by Supervisor Piepho. (District III)

 

Ordinances

 

C.15    INTRODUCE Ordinance No. 2008-02 authorizing the establishment and collection of registration fees from certain structural pest control businesses that work or intend to work in Contra Costa County, WAIVE reading, and FIX February 12, 2008 for adoption, as recommended by the County Administrator and the Agricultural Commissioner. (All Districts)

 

C.16    ADOPT Ordinance No. 2008-04, as introduced on January 22, 2008, to authorize the use of administrative fines and/or applicant-paid monitoring if a property owner fails to comply with land use permit conditions, as recommended by the Internal Operations Committee. (All Districts)

 

C.17    ADOPT Ordinance No. 2008-03, which was introduced on January 22, 2008, to repeal Ordinance Code Chapter 450-4 on hazardous waste generators, as recommended by the Health Services Director. (All Districts)

 

Appointments & Resignations

 

C.18    ACCEPT resignation of Clifton A. Wedington, DECLARE a vacancy in Seat #5 on the Contra Costa County Employees’ Retirement Association Board of Trustees, and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy, as recommended by the County Administrator. (All Districts)

 

C.19    APPOINT Susan Hahn to the Lafayette Local Committee seat on the Advisory Council on Aging, as recommended by the Advisory Council on Aging. (District II)

 

C.20    APPOINT Cheryl Barrett and Greg Moore to seats A and B, respectively, on the Alcohol and Other Drugs Advisory Board, as recommended by Supervisor Glover. (District V)

 

C.21    ACCEPT resignation of Dann Myers, DECLARE a vacancy in the Appointee 4 seat on the Bethel Island Municipal Advisory Council, and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy, as recommended by the County Administrator. (District V)

 

C.22    RE-APPOINT Edmond Stevenson to the Bay Point seat on the East County Regional Planning Commission, as recommended by Supervisor Glover. (District V)

 

C.23    RE-APPOINT Mary Erbez to the Member 2 seat on the Eastern Contra Costa Transit Authority, as recommended by Supervisor Glover. (District V)

 

C.24    APPOINT Darija Walker to the District V Representative seat on the Arts and Culture Commission of Contra Costa County, as recommended by Supervisor Glover. (District V)

 

C.25    ACCEPT resignation of Diane Greenwood, DECLARE a vacancy in the District V At Large Representative seat on the Mental Health Commission, and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy, as requested by Supervisor Glover. (District V)

 

C.26    APPOINT Carlyn Suzanne Obringer to the District IV seat on the Contra Costa Commission for Women, as recommended by Supervisor Bonilla. (District IV)

 

Appropriation Adjustments  - FY 2007/08

 

C.27    Public Works Road Fund (0672):  APPROVE Appropriations and Revenue Adjustment No. 5059 authorizing new revenue in the amount of $135,000 from accumulated depreciation and estimated salvage, and appropriating it to purchase three replacement vehicles for Public Works Department Road Program. (All Districts)

 

C.28    County Flood Control (7505):  APPROVE Appropriations and Revenue Adjustment No. 5058 authorizing new revenue in the amount of $14,700 from accumulated depreciation and estimated salvage, and appropriating it to purchase three replacement vehicles for the Public Works Flood Control Division. (Budgeted) (All Districts)

 

C.29    General Services (0063), General County Revenue (0005):  APPROVE Appropriations and Revenue Adjustment No. 5060 authorizing new revenue in Fleet Operations in the amount of $157,795 from accumulated depreciation and estimated salvage, and appropriating it to purchase three replacement vehicles for Health Services, five replacement vehicles for Animal Services, and two replacement vehicles for the General Services departments. (All Districts)

 

C.30    Sheriff (0255):  APPROVE Appropriations and Revenue Adjustment No. 5061 authorizing new revenue in the amount of $2,598,610 from the Department of the Army and appropriating it to support law enforcement services at the Army’s Military Operations Terminal Command Facility. (All Districts)

 

Personnel Actions

 

C.31    ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/36, which supersedes Resolution No. 2007/366 (Management Resolution), regarding compensation and benefits for County Elected and Appointed Department Heads, Management, Exempt, and Unrepresented Employees, to reflect specified changes as recommended by the Assistant County Administrator-Director of Human Resources. (All Districts)

Board APPROVED Resolution No. 2008/36, incorporating several changes to eliminate ambiguity and improve clarity; DIRECTED Human Resources to return to the Board with a comprehensive report on the number of employees impacted and future costs; and DIRECTED the Human Resources Director to produce a separate report with information from the District Attorney as to the number of affected employees.

 

C.32    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20518 to add one Account Clerk-Experienced Level position (represented) and cancel one Clerk-Senior Level position (represented) in the Probation Department. (Cost neutral) (All Districts)

 

C.33    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20519 to add three Probation Counselor III positions (represented) and three Deputy Probation Officer III positions (represented) in the Probation Department to provide juvenile justice realignment services. (100% Youthful Offender Block Grant funds) (All Districts)

 

C.34    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20515 to add one Deputy Probation Officer II position (represented) and cancel one Probation Counselor III position (represented) in the Probation Department. (Cost neutral) (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.35    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Librarian to accept a donation in the amount of $10,000 from Joyce Marlin to purchase library materials. (No County match) (All Districts)

 

C.36    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Librarian to accept funding in the amount of $20,000 from the Crockett Community Foundation to fund six additional hours of library service per week at the Crockett Library. (No County match) (District II)

 

C.37    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Sheriff-Coroner, or designee, to apply for and accept a 2007 Paul Coverdell Forensic Sciences Improvement Program Grant through the State Office of Emergency Services in an amount not to exceed $44,746, for the period January 1 through December 31, 2008, to fund a purchase of a bullet comparison microscope. (No County match) (All Districts)

 

C.38    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee to execute a contract with the State Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development to pay the County an amount not to exceed $206,460 for continuation of the Family Practice Residency Program for the period July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2011, including a provision to indemnify the State for claims arising out of the County’s performance under this contract. (No County match) (All Districts)

 

C.39.   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with the Contra Costa Childcare Council to extend the term from six months to one year, through June 30, 2008, with no change to the payment limit of $5,000 to provide the Early Learning Demonstration Project. (No County match) (District V)

 

C.40    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with the Contra Costa Community College District (CCCCD) to pay the County an amount not to exceed $108,497 of the CCCCD's California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids (CaIWORKs) off-campus childcare funds allocation for offcampus childcare provided to CalWORKs participants enrolled as students at Los Medanos and Diablo Valley Colleges for the period July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008. (No County match) (All Districts)

 

C.41    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract to accept funding from the Contra Costa Community College District in an amount not to exceed $3,464 to provide child development instructional materials for the period July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008. (No County match) (All Districts)

 

C.42    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Sheriff-Coroner, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with the City and County of San Francisco to extend the term from December 31, 2007 through March 31, 2008 with no change in payment limit for the distribution of Fiscal Year 2006 Urban Area Security Initiative Grant Program funds. (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.43    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Risk Manager to execute a contract with Single Source Consulting, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $75,000 to provide workers’ compensation consulting services for the period February 1, 2008 through January 31, 2009. (100% Workers’ Compensation Self-Insurance Trust Fund) (All Districts)

 

C.44    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Development Director, or designee, to cancel the CCFuture Fund contract (October 1, 2007—December 31, 2008) with ANewAmerica Community Corporation related to the Virtual Business Incubator Project. (District IV)

 

C.45    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Purchasing Agent to execute a purchase order, on behalf of the Department of Information Technology, with Western Blue in an amount not to exceed $250,000 for an internet network vulnerability assessment tool for the period March 1, 2008 through February 28, 2011. (100% User department fees) (All Districts)

 

C.46    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the County Administrator, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with the Contra Costa County Bar Association to increase the payment limit by $1,100,000 to a new payment limit of $3,175,000 to provide mandated legal services for the period July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008. (100% General Fund) (All Districts)

 

C.47    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Sheriff-Coroner, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with CorrLogic, Inc., to increase the payment limit by $129,254 to a new payment limit of $646,270 for maintenance of the detention facilities’ Institutional Management System for the period December 8, 2007 through December 7, 2008. (All Districts)

 

C.48    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the County Probation Officer to execute a contract with the Interfaith Council of Contra Costa County in the amount of $45,000 to provide counseling and chaplaincy services at the Juvenile Hall and Orin Allen Youth Rehabilitation Facility for the period January 1 through December 31, 2008. (Budgeted, 100% General Fund) (All Districts)

 

C.49    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the County Administrator, or designee, to execute a contract with Public Consulting Group, Inc., in the amount of $47,000 to complete a revenue assessment of children services provided by County Departments, including Health Services, Employment and Human Services, and Probation, for the period January 22 through June 30, 2008. (100% County General Fund) (All Districts)

 

C.50    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Robert Whirry, effective December 15, 2007, to increase the payment limit by $5,000 to a new payment limit of $35,000 to provide additional consultation and technical assistance with regard to the County’s HIV Prevention Plan, with no change in the original term of October 15, 2007 through June 30, 2008. (100% State Department of Health Services, Office of AIDS) (All Districts)

 

C.51    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a cancellation agreement with Jerry Gelbart, M.D., effective at close of business on December 31, 2007; and a new contract with Jerry Gelbart, M.D., in an amount not to exceed $33,000 to provide Medi-Cal specialty mental health services for the period January 1, 2008 through June 30, 2009. (100% Medi-Cal funds) (All Districts)

 

C.52    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Infoimage of California, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $450,000 to provide professional billing services to the Department with regards to patient statements and letters for the period January 1, 2008 through December 31, 2010. (100% Enterprise Fund I) (All Districts)

 

C.53    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Sol Barros (dba Exceptional Hearing Services) in an amount not to exceed $79,000 to provide audiological evaluation services for patients at the Contra Costa Regional Medical Center and Health Centers for the period January 1 through December 31, 2008. (100% Enterprise Fund I) (All Districts)

 

C.54    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Robert Green (dba East Bay Audiologists) in an amount not to exceed $ 117,200 to provide audiological evaluation services for patients at the Contra Costa Regional Medical Center and Health Centers for the period January 1 through December 31, 2008. (100% Enterprise Fund I) (All Districts)

 

C.55    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Diablo Dialysis Access Center in an amount not to exceed $50,000 to provide professional nephrology services for Contra Costa Health Plan (CCHP) members for the period December 1, 2007 through November 30, 2008. (100% CCHP member premiums) (All Districts)

 

C.56    AMEND Board action of December 1, 2007 (Item C.78), which authorized the Health Services Director to execute a contract with San Jose State University to provide field instruction for its students, to correct the contract term to read January 1, 2008 through June 30, 2010 instead of July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2010, as recommended by the Health Services Director. (No additional fiscal impact) (All Districts)

 

C.57    RATIFY purchase of services from Joel Flamand, and AUTHORIZE the Purchasing Agent to pay an amount not to exceed $1,630 for California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids (CalWORKs) transportation services provided during the period July 1 through December 31, 2007. (Budgeted:  CalWORKs funding, 85% State, 15% County General Fund) (All Districts)

 

C.58    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute contracts for training and technical assistance for Head Start/Child Development child care providers for the period February 1 through December 31, 2008 (Federal 47.6%, State 52.4% funding) (All Districts):

 

 

Contractor

Amount

Betty Rappaport

$20,000

Lisa Quan

$20,000

John Gunnarson

$50,000

 

 

 

 

 

C.59    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the County Probation Officer, or designee, to execute contracts for Enhanced Disproportionate Minority Contact (DMC) Technical Assistance Project data and collection and analysis services, for the period January 16 through December 31, 2008 (All Districts):

 

Services

Category/Agency

Amount

Expert Consultant

Monique Morris

$44,000

Data Collection and Analysis

Mark Morris and Associates

$46,000

Other Actions

 

C.60    ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/84 entitled “In the Matter of Election of Retirement Board Members Numbers 3, 7, and 7 Alternate”, as recommended by the County Administrator. (All Districts) 

 

C.61    ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/53 covering the Affinito Property-Portofino Townhouse Project General Plan Amendment, Bay Point area, as the First Consolidated General Plan Amendment for Calendar Year 2008, as recommended by the Community Development Director. (District V)

 

C.62    RECEIVE 2007 Annual Report of the Mobile Home Advisory Committee, as recommended by the Community Development Director. (All Districts)

 

C.63    AUTHORIZE a General Plan Amendment Study for Assessor’s Parcel No. 001-041-002, located at 5150 Clifton Court Road, Byron area, to consider redesignation from Delta Recreation and Resources (DR) to Agricultural Lands (AL), as recommended by the Community Development Director (County File GP#08-0001). (100% Applicant fees) (District III)

 

C.64    ACCEPT the Librarian’s Status Report on the Wilruss Children’s Library Trust, as recommended by the Librarian. (All Districts)

 

C.65    ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/85 authorizing the issuance of tax-exempt multifamily bonds in an amount not to exceed $16.25 million for the East Leland Family Apartments, Pittsburg; and AUTHORIZE the Deputy Director-Redevelopment to execute required legal documents related to a $1.5 million HOME Investment Partnership Act loan to Mercy Housing XXXVII, and ADOPT related California Environmental Quality Act findings. (District V)

 

C.66    APPROVE the providers recommended by the Contra Costa Health Plan’s Credentialing Committee at the December 18, 2007 meeting, as recommended by the Health Services Director. (All Districts)

 

C.67  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.68    CONTINUE Emergency Action originally taken by the Board of Supervisors on November 27, 2007, regarding the Cosco Busan Oil Spill. (All Districts)

 

C.69    CONTINUE 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 Public Works Director, Pacheco area. (Flood Control Zone 3B funds) (Districts II and IV)

 

Redevelopment Agency
 

C.70    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Redevelopment Director to execute a contract amendment with Keyser Marston Associates, Inc., effective December 1, 2007, to increase the payment limit by $15,000 to a new payment limit of $58,500, to compensate for additional financial/real estate consulting services related to the developer selection/property disposition process for 1250 Las Juntas Way, Contra Costa Centre area. (District IV)

 

Consent Items of Board Members

 

C.71    REFER to the Public Protection Committee an evaluation of the emergency response to the Cosco Busan Oil Spill, as recommended by Supervisor Gioia. (All Districts)

 

 

GENERAL INFORMATION

 

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

www.co.contra-costa.ca.us

The Closed Session agenda is available each week upon request from the Office of the Clerk of the Board, 651 Pine Street, Room 106, Martinez, California, and may also be viewed on the County’s Web Page.

 

STANDING COMMITTEES

The Family and Human Services Committee (Supervisors Susan A. Bonilla and Mary N. Piepho) - meets on the fourth Monday of the month at 1:00 p.m. in Room 101, County Administration Building, 651 Pine Street, Martinez.

 

The Finance Committee (Supervisors Mary N. Piepho and John Gioia) - meets on the 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.

 

   Capital Facilities Committee  

   Internal Operations Committee

Family and Human Services Committee

 

02/11/08

 

 

10:00 a.m.

 

 

See above

 

Finance Committee

Public Protection Committee

Transportation Water & Infrastructure

 

02/11/08

02/11/08

 

1:00 p.m.

2:00 p.m.

 

Room 101

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.

 

                              Airports:                    Supervisors Bonilla and Piepho

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 BillABAG       Association of Bay Area GovernmentsACA                Assembly Constitutional AmendmentADA                Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990AFSCME American Federation of State County and Municipal EmployeesAICP         American Institute of Certified PlannersAIDS         Acquired Immunodeficiency SyndromeALUC       Airport Land Use CommissionAOD               Alcohol and Other DrugsBAAQMD      Bay Area Air Quality Management DistrictBART       Bay Area Rapid Transit DistrictBCDC      Bay Conservation & Development CommissionBGO         Better Government OrdinanceBOS               Board of SupervisorsCALTRANS   California Department of TransportationCalWIN    California Works Information NetworkCalWORKS  California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to KidsCAER         Community Awareness Emergency ResponseCAO               County Administrative Officer or OfficeCCCPFD (ConFire) Contra Costa County Fire Protection DistrictCCHP      Contra Costa Health PlanCCTA       Contra Costa Transportation AuthorityCDBG      Community Development Block GrantCEQA       California Environmental Quality ActCIO           Chief Information OfficerCOLA       Cost of living adjustmentConFire   (CCCPFD) Contra Costa County Fire Protection DistrictCPA                Certified Public AccountantCPI           Consumer Price IndexCSA                County Service AreaCSAC       California State Association of CountiesCTC                California Transportation Commissiondba                 doing business asEBMUD   East Bay Municipal Utility DistrictECCFPD East Contra Costa Fire Protection DistrictECCRPC East Contra Costa Regional Planning CommissionEIR           Environmental Impact ReportEIS            Environmental Impact StatementEMCC      Emergency Medical Care CommitteeEMS               Emergency Medical ServicesEPSDT    State Early Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment Program (Mental Health)et al.         et alii (and others)FAA                Federal Aviation AdministrationFEMA       Federal Emergency Management AgencyF&HS        Family and Human Services CommitteeFirst 5      First Five Children and Families Commission (Proposition 10)FTE                Full Time Equivalent FY             Fiscal YearGHAD      Geologic Hazard Abatement DistrictGIS           Geographic Information SystemHCD               (State Dept of) Housing & Community DevelopmentHHS               Department of Health and Human ServicesHIPAA      Health Insurance Portability and Accountability ActHIV           Human Immunodeficiency SyndromeHOV                  High Occupancy VehicleHR            Human ResourcesHUD                  United States Department of Housing and Urban DevelopmentInc.           IncorporatedIOC            Internal Operations CommitteeISO           Industrial Safety OrdinanceJPA                   Joint (exercise of) Powers Authority or AgreementLamorinda    Lafayette-Moraga-Orinda AreaLAFCo     Local Agency Formation CommissionLLC                   Limited Liability CompanyLLP                   Limited Liability PartnershipLocal 1    Public Employees Union Local 1LVN                   Licensed Vocational NurseMAC         Municipal Advisory CouncilMBE                  Minority Business Enterprise M.D.                   Medical DoctorM.F.T.       Marriage and Family TherapistMIS           Management Information SystemMOE         Maintenance of EffortMOU         Memorandum of UnderstandingMTC                  Metropolitan Transportation CommissionNACo       National Association of CountiesOB-GYN  Obstetrics and GynecologyO.D.          Doctor of OptometryOES-EOC         Office of Emergency Services-Emergency Operations CenterOSHA       Occupational Safety and Health AdministrationPsy.D.      Doctor of PsychologyRDA         Redevelopment AgencyRFI            Request For InformationRFP          Request For ProposalRFQ          Request For QualificationsRN            Registered NurseSB            Senate BillSBE          Small Business EnterpriseSRVRPC San Ramon Valley Regional Planning CommissionSWAT      Southwest Area Transportation CommitteeTRANSPAC       Transportation Partnership & Cooperation (Central)TRANSPLAN Transportation Planning Committee (East County)TRE or TTE               TrusteeTWIC        Transportation, Water and Infrastructure CommitteeVA             Department of Veterans Affairsvs.             versus (against)WAN         Wide Area NetworkWBE         Women Business Enterprise

WCCTAC    West Contra Costa Transportation Advisory Committee