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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

 

MARY N. PIEPHO, CHAIR,   3rd DISTRICT

JOHN GIOIA , 1st DISTRICT

GAYLE B. UILKEMA  2nd DISTRICT

SUSAN A. BONILLA 4th DISTRICT

FEDERAL D. GLOVER   5th 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  ppreciated.

 

 

TUESDAY

April 10, 2007

 

*** SUPERVISOR SUSAN A. BONILLA ABSENT AL DAY ***

 

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

 

Inspirational Thought -  “A child is a person who is going to carry on what you have started…the fate of humanity is in their hands.”  ~ Abraham Lincoln

 

CONSIDER CONSENT ITEMS   (Items listed as C.1 through C.80 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.  Approved as listed except as noted: C.2, C.3, C.21, C.61. By a unanimous vote with District IV absent the following Urgency item was added as Consent Item C.81 to the agenda and was subsequently approved:

 

UI.1/C.81        APPROVED and AUTHORIZED the Purchasing Agent to execute a Purchase Order with Rollys Royce in the amount of $115,000 to provide an emergency overhaul of the accessory gear box and turbine on the Sheriff’s helicopter.

 

HOUSING AUTHORITY CONSENT ITEMS   Approved as listed.

 

HA.1    AUTHORIZE the Housing Authority Executive Director to execute a contract with the County for use of the County’s 2006/07 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program funds in the amount of $235,000 to continue the operation of the County’s Rental Rehabilitation Program. (All Districts)

 

PRESENTATIONS  Approved as listed

 

PR.1    PRESENTATION for the “Relay for Life” kickoff and to proclaim May 1 as “Paint Our Town Purple Day” in Contra Costa County. (Supervisor Glover) (All Districts)

 

PR.2    PRESENTATION to declare April 22 through April 28, 2007 as “Week of the Young Child” in Contra Costa County. (Supervisor Glover) (All Districts)

 

SHORT DISCUSSIONS ITEMS

 

SD.1    PUBLIC COMMENT (3 Minutes/Speaker)

The following person spoke:

 

§         Charles Evans, II, Richmond resident, referred to an incident that took place on February 14, 2002 and said he said he was committed to resolving pending litigation in 2014.

 

SD.2    CONSIDER any Consent Items previously removed.

 

SD.3    HEARING to consider adopting Resolution No. 2007/111 to create Zone 3108 (El Sobrante) in County Service Area (CSA) P-6 and authorize an election for police service taxes; and adopting Ordinance No. 2007-13 to be presented for approval of the voters of Zone 3108/CSA P-6 by a June 12, 2007 mail ballot election on fees for a Police Services District for Subdivision 048820. (Catherine Kutsuris, Community Development Department) (District I)

CLOSED the hearing; ADOPTED Resolution No. 2007/111 to create Zone 3108 (El Sobrante) in County Service Area (CSA) P-6 and authorized an election for police service taxes; and ADOPTED Ordinance No. 2007-13 to be presented for approval of the voters of Zone 3108/CSA P-6 by a June 12, 2007 mail ballot election on fees for a Police Services District for Subdivision 048820.

 

SD.4    HEARING to consider adopting Resolution No. 2007/112 to create Zone 3109 (El Sobrante) in County Service Area (CSA) P-6 and authorize an election for police service taxes; and adopting Ordinance No. 2007-14 to be presented for approval of the voters of Zone 3109/CSA P-6 by a June 12, 2007 mail ballot election on fees for a Police Services District for Subdivision 058940. (Catherine Kutsuris, Community Development) (District I)

CLOSED the hearing; ADOPTED Resolution No. 2007/112 to create Zone 3109 (El Sobrante) in County Service Area (CSA) P-6 and authorized an election for police service taxes; and ADOPTED Ordinance No. 2007-14 to be presented for approval of the voters of Zone 3109/CSA P-6 by a June 12, 2007 mail ballot election on fees for a Police Services District for Subdivision 058940.

 

SD.5    Continued Hearing on an appeal filed by John and Carol Veirs of a decision by the County Planning Commission to grant a small lot design review variance permit for a retaining wall within required side and rear yards, located at 1255 Palm Avenue, Martinez area. (Catherine Kutsuris, Community Development Department) (County File #VR04-1134) (District II)

CLOSED the continued hearing on an appeal filed by John and Carol Veirs of a decision by the County Planning Commission to grant a small lot design review variance permit for a retaining wall within required side and rear yards, located at 1255 Palm Avenue, Martinez area; FOUND that the project is Categorically Exempt in regard to compliance with the California Environmental Quality Act; DENIED the appeal of James D. Morgan filed on behalf of John and Carol Veirs; SUSTAINED the conditional approval of the County Planning Commission for the proposed retaining wall and possible fence combination, subject to additional modified conditions; ADOPTED the recommended finings as the basis for the Board’s decision; and DIRECTED staff to post a Notice of Exemption with the County Clerk.

 

DELIBERATION ITEMS

 

D.1      CONSIDER a request from Kalani Walther to authorize vacation of a Grant Deed of Development Rights that prohibits the subdivision of a 20-acre parcel at 5690 Alhambra Valley Road in the Martinez/Briones Hills area. (Catherine Kutsuris, Community Development Department) (District II)

ACCEPTED the request from Kalani Walther to WITHDRAW consideration to authorize vacation of a Grant Deed of Development Rights that prohibits the subdivision of a 20-acre parcel at 5690 Alhambra Valley Road in the Martinez/Briones Hills area.

 

AJ.1     The Board adjourned this meeting in honor of the memory of Army Pfc. James J. Coon, resident of Walnut Creek.

 

AJ.2     The Board adjourned this meeting in honor of the memory of Evalyn Krueger Bell, a resident of Walnut Creek for more than 50 years.

 

Closed Session

There were no Closed Session announcements

Supplemental Calendar of Closed Session Items

Tuesday, April 10, 2007, 9:30 a.m. and thereafter

Board Chambers Room 107 and Room 101

 

 

A.        CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATORS

 

1.         Agency Negotiators: David Mackowiak and Keith Fleming.

 

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. 2006/743, 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))

Erin Thomas v. County of Contra Costa, C.C.C. Superior Court No. C 06-00638 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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 Traffic Resolution No. 2007/4220 prohibiting parking at all times (red curb) on the east side of Blum Road (Road No. 3887A), beginning at a point 7 feet south of the south curb line of Hanson Court and extending south a distance of 270 feet, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Martinez area.  (District II)

 

C.2      APPROVE Traffic Resolution No. 2007/4219 establishing a bus stop on the south side of Appian Way (Road No. 1271), beginning at a point 90 feet east of the east curb line of La Paloma Road (Road No. 1375AD) and extending easterly 55 feet, as recommended by the Public Works Director, El Sobrante area. (District I)

RELISTED to undetermined date to APPROVE Traffic Resolution No. 2007/4219 establishing a bus stop on the south side of Appian Way (Road No. 1271), beginning at a point 90 feet east of the east curb line of La Paloma Road (Road No. 1375AD) and extending easterly 55 feet, as recommended by the Public Works Director, El Sobrante area. (District I)

 

C.3      APPROVE Traffic Resolution No. 2007/4218 establishing a bus stop on the north side of Appian Way (Road No. 1271), beginning at a point 33 feet east of the east curb line of La Paloma Road (Road No. 1375AD) and extending easterly 75 feet, as recommended by the Public Works Director, El Sobrante area. (District I)

RELISTED to undetermined date to APPROVE Traffic Resolution No. 2007/4218 establishing a bus stop on the north side of Appian Way (Road No. 1271), beginning at a point 33 feet east of the east curb line of La Paloma Road (Road No. 1375AD) and extending easterly 75 feet, as recommended by the Public Works Director, El Sobrante area. (District I)

 

C.4      DETERMINE that the Knightsen Pedestrian Project is a California Environmental Quality Act Class 1 Categorical Exemption; APPROVE the project and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to advertise the project, Knightsen area. (Road funds) (District III)

 

C.5      DETERMINE that the Goodrick Avenue Rehabilitation and Widening Project is a California Environmental Quality Act Class 1 Categorical Exemption; APPROVE the project and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to advertise the project, North Richmond area. (Measure C funds) (District I)

 

Engineering Services

 

C.6      DP 03-03037 (Cross-reference SD 95-07976):  ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/195 accepting completion of landscape improvements for subdivision agreement (right-of-way landscaping) for project being developed by Windemere BLC Land Company, LLC, as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.7      MS 05-00046:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/196 approving the parcel map and subdivision agreement for project being developed by Appian Construction Company, Inc., as recommended by the Public Works Director, Walnut Creek area. (District III)

 

C.8      PA 02-00011 (Cross-reference SD 95-07984): ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/197 approving the second extension of the subdivision agreement (right-of-way landscaping) for project being developed by Shapell Industries of Northern California, a division of Shapell Industries, Inc., a Delaware corporation, as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.9      RA 05-01200 (Cross-reference SD 03-08508): ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/198 approving subdivision agreement (right-of-way landscaping) for project being developed by Windemere BLC Land Company, LLC, as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

Special Districts & County Airports

 

C.10    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Francisco & Associates, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $175,000 to provide on-call professional assessment engineering services to the Special Districts Section for the period March 1, 2007 through March 1, 2009, Countywide. (Countywide Landscape Program LL-2 funds) (All Districts)

 

C.11    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute Amendment No. 4 with Summit Associates, effective January 1, 2007, to extend the term from January 1 to December 31, 2007 and to make inflationary adjustments to the payment provisions with no change to the payment limit, to assist with the Buchanan Field Airport Electrical Upgrades & Sign Installation Project, Pacheco area.  (90% Federal Aviation Administration funds, 5.5% Airport Enterprise funds, and 4.5% CalTrans funds) (District IV)

 

C.12    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Airports Director, or designee, to execute a lease amendment between the County, as landlord, and the Federal Aviation Administration, as tenant, to install power and control conduit infrastructure for Runway 1L end indicator lights, Pacheco Area. (No financial impact) (District IV)

 

C.13    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Airports Director, or designee, to execute a lease amendment between the County, as lessor, and Concord Jet Service, Inc., as tenant to clarify allowable construction activities and to decrease the monthly rent by $2870 for a fixed base operator hangar. (District IV)

 

Statutory Actions

 

C.14    APPROVE minutes, as on file with the Clerk of the Board, for the month of March 2007. (All Districts)

 

C.15    APPROVE Board Member Meeting Reports for month of March 2007. (All Districts)

 

Claims, Collections & Litigation

 

C.16    DENY claims by Nigel Wenden; Farmers Insurance Group for Ronald C. Powada; David C. Loetz; Darren Carroll; and Lawrence E. Waters, Jr. (All Districts)

 

Honors & Proclamations

 

C.16a   ADOPT resolution No. 2007/168 declaring April 22 through April 28 as “Week of the Young Child” in Contra Costa County, as recommended by Supervisor Glover. (District V)

 

Ordinances

 

C.17    ADOPT Ordinance No. 2007-18, amending the County’s nuisance abatement hearing procedure and increasing certain infraction fines, as recommended by the County Counsel. (All Districts)

 

C.18    ADOPT Ordinance No. 2007-20 to exempt from the Merit System the classification of Director of the Office of Children Services-Exempt in the County Administrator’s Office, as recommended by the Assistant County Administrator-Human Resources Director. (All Districts)

 

Appointments & Resignations

 

C.19    DECLARE vacant the One-Stop Mandated Partners 8 Ex-Officio seat on the Workforce Development Board due to resignation, and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy, as recommended by the Workforce Development Board.  (All Districts)

 

C.20    APPROVE the medical staff appointments and re-appointments as recommended by the Medical Executive Committee on March 19, 2007, as recommended by the Health Services Director. (All Districts)

C.21    RE-APPOINT Kenneth W. Smith to the Appointee 1 seat on the Knightsen Town Advisory Council to a term expiring December 31, 2010, as recommended by Supervisor Piepho. (District III)

CORRECTED TO READ to RE-APPOINT APPOINT Kenneth W. Smith to the Appointee 1 seat on the Knightsen Town Advisory Council to a term expiring December 31, 2010, as recommended by Supervisor Piepho

 C.22    RE-APPOINT Tracy Fraas to the District III seat on the Contra Costa Commission for Women to a term expiring February 28, 2010, as recommended by Supervisor Piepho. (District III)

C.23    APPOINT Shahrzad Heidari and Utkarsh Vasa to the Youth Commission Designee seat and the Youth Commission Designee Alternate seat respectively on the Countywide Youth Commission, as recommended by the Commission. (All Districts)

C.24    APPOINT Gail Hansen to the District IV-C seat on the Alcohol and Other Drugs Advisory Board, as recommended by Supervisor Bonilla. (District IV)

C.25    DECLARE vacant the Rodeo Member Alternate seat on the Western Contra Costa County Transit Authority held by Shirley Stahlke due to resignation and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy, as recommended by Supervisor Uilkema. (District II)

C.26    DECLARE vacant the District II-A seat on the Alcohol and Other Drugs Advisory Board of Contra Costa County held by Eddy Williams due to resignation and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy, as recommended by Supervisor Uilkema. (District II)

C.27    DECLARE vacant Business/Property Owner or Representative 2-District II seat of the Montalvin Manor Redevelopment Advisory Committee held by Jim Belford due to resignation and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy, as recommended by Supervisor Uilkema. (District II)

C.28    DECLARE vacant the District II seat on the County Library Commission held by Ludwik Bednarz due to resignation and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy, as recommended by Supervisor Uilkema. (District II)

C.29    ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/194 re-appointing Supervisor Gayle Uilkema to the Central Contra Costa Transit Authority Board of Directors, as recommended by Supervisor Piepho. (All Districts)

Intergovernmental Relations

 

C.30    ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/167 requesting the State to augment the adult protective services allocation by $20 million for adult protective services programs, as recommended by the Employment and Human Services Director.  (All Districts)

 

C.31    ADOPT the following positions and related policies on water and flood control legislation, as recommended by the Transportation, Water & Infrastructure Committee (All Districts):

 

1.)    SUPPORT  Senate Bill 34 (Torlakson), which would authorize the Reclamation Board to collect user fees and assessments to fund ongoing flood control maintenance;

2.)    WATCH  Assembly Bill 5 (Wolk), which would create the Central Valley Flood Protection Plan to address flood protection in the Central Valley;

3.)    WATCH   Assembly Bill 1452 (Wolk, Huffman), which sets priority guidelines for use of bond funds, has similar provisions for a Central Valley Flood Protection Plan, and calls for connecting local land use decisions with State flood protection decisions and increasing flood protection over 100 years;

4.)    OPPOSE  Assembly Bill 70 (Jones), which attempts to spread liability for levee and flood control facility maintenance to local agencies;

5.)    OPPOSE UNLESS AMENDED Senate Bill 5 (Machado), which would develop a comprehensive integrated Flood Protection Policy and Flood Management Program and establish roles and responsibilities for the State, Flood Control District, cities and counties, developers and property owners; and

6.)    OPPOSE UNLESS AMENDED Assembly Bill 162 (Wolk), which would require significant revision to and annual review of a General Plan’s Land Use, Conservation and Safety Elements for areas which are subject to flooding.

 

C.32    SUPPORT Assembly Bill 909 (Wolk), which adds provisions in the Proposition 84 bond measure to include remediation of mercury contamination, and REQUEST amendment to the legislation to address liability issues, as recommended by the Transportation, Water, and Infrastructure Committee. (All Districts)

 

Personnel Actions

C.33    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No.  20289 to cancel one Community Outreach Aide position (represented) and add one Social Service Employment Placement Counselor position (represented) in the Employment and Human Services Department. (100% Federal/State funds) (All Districts)

C.34    ADOPT Resolution No.  2007/xxx appointing an employee at Step 20 of the Assistant Director of Health Services salary range, as recommended by the Assistant County Administrator-Human Resources Director. (100% Contra Costa Health Plan member premiums, partially offset by savings from staff vacancy) (All Districts)

C.35    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No.  20288 to add one Mental Health Clinical Specialist-Project position (represented) and establish the class of Mental Health Community Support Worker I-Project position (represented), allocate it to the Salary Schedule, and add one position in the Mental Health Division of the Health Services Department. (100% Mentally Ill Offender Crime Reduction Grant funds)  (All Districts)  

C.36    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20296 to increase hours of one Exempt-Medical staff Physician position (represented) and one Exempt-Medical Staff Dentist position (represented) from permanent-intermittent to part time (20/40). (100% County General Fund, partially offset by elimination of straight time pay) (All Districts)

C.37    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20299 to add one Senior Transportation Planner I (unrepresented) position and cancel one Transportation Planner (unrepresented) position in the Community Development Department. (100% Measure C and Land Use Applicant fees) (All Districts)

C.38    ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/192, which supersedes Resolution No. 2006/743 (Management Resolution), regarding compensation and benefits for county elected and appointed department heads, management, exempt, and unrepresented employees, to reflect changes as recommended by the Assistant County Administrator-Human Resources Director. (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.39    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to apply for and accept grant funding from Kaiser Permanente Community Grants Program in an amount not to exceed $100,000 for wraparound services for children with emotional and behavioral challenges and their families for the period January 1 through December 31, 2007. (No County match) (All Districts)

 

C.40    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with First Baptist Church of Pittsburg for the County to provide food services to the childcare program at Fairgrounds Center in Antioch for the period April 1 through September 30, 2007. (No County match)  (District V)

 

C.41    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to accept funding from Mathematica Policy Research in the amount of $1,000 for participation in the Family and Child Experiences Survey to identify strategies for improving Head Start Program effectiveness for the period September 15, 2006 through June 30, 2008. (No County match) (District V)

 

C.42    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with the State Department of Community Services and Development to increase the payment limit to the County by $89,000 to a new payment limit of $1,364,444 for home weatherization services to low-income County residents, with no change in the term of January 1, 2006 through December 31, 2007. (No County match) (All Districts)

 

C.43    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Development Director, or designee, to submit a grant application to the California Coastal Conservancy requesting $150,000 to fund an assessment of historical ecological conditions in the County in partnership with Contra Costa Watershed Forum and the San Francisco Estuary Institute; and AUTHORIZE the Chair, Board of Supervisors, to submit a letter of support for the proposal. (All Districts)

 

C.44    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Librarian to apply for and accept funding from the National Endowment for the Arts “Big Read” grant in the amount of $10,000 for the Concord Community Library. (District IV)

 

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

 

C.45    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with YWCA of Contra Costa County, Inc., effective March 1, 2006, to increase the payment limit by $36,000 to a new payment limit of $60,000 with no change in the term of March 1, 2006 through February 29, 2008 for mental health services to clients referred by the Department. (Budgeted, 100% General Fund) (All Districts)

 

C.46    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Auditor-Controller, at the direction of the Employment and Human Services Director, to pay stipends in an amount not to exceed a total of $30,000, with each individual stipend not to exceed $250, to parents participating in the Supporting Father Involvement Project to attend workshops, focus groups, and meetings for the period April 1, 2007 through June 30, 2009. (Budgeted, 100% State funds) (All Districts) 

           

C.47    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the General Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Guardian Security Agency in an amount not to exceed $220,000 to provide security guard services for the Employment and Human Services Department Head Start child care centers for the period January 1 through December 31, 2007. (Budgeted, 100% Federal/State funds) (All Districts)

 

C.48    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amend­ment with New Connections, effective June 15, 2007, to extend the term from June 30, 2007 through February 29, 2008 and increase the payment limit by $216,700 to a new payment limit of $319,050 for continuation of support services to County residents with HIV disease. (100% Ryan White CARE Act funds) (All Districts)

C.49    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with FirstWatch Solutions, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $25,707 to provide data link services for the Emergency Medical Services web-based data surveillance system for the period April 1, 2007 through March 31, 2008. (100% Measure H/Emergency Medical Services funds) (All Districts)

C.50    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Yellowstone Boys and Girls Ranch, effective March 29, 2007, to increase the payment limit by $27,230 to a new payment limit of $69,160 to provide residential day treatment and mental health services for additional mentally or emotionally disturbed children, with no change in the original term of July 14, 2006 through June 30, 2007; and to increase the automatic extension payment limit by $40,640 to a new payment limit of $66,400 through December 31, 2007. (100% Individuals with Disabilities Education Act funds) (All Districts)

C.51    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with The Center for Common Concerns, Inc. (dba HomeBase), effective April 1, 2007, to increase the payment limit by $7,000 to a new payment limit of $132,000 to provide additional hours of services for the Project Coming Home implementation, with no change in the original term of October 1, 2006 through September 30, 2007. (20% Federal Substance Abuse/Mental Health Services Administration, 80% County General Fund) (All Districts)

C.52    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Per Diem Staffing Systems, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $120,000 to provide temporary respiratory therapist services at the Contra Costa Regional Medical Center and Contra Costa Health Centers for the period February 1, 2007 through January 31, 2008. (100% Enterprise I) (All Districts)

C.53    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Pringl Miller, M.D., in an amount not to exceed $260,000 to provide general surgery services for patients at the Contra Costa Regional Medical Center and Contra Costa Health Centers for the period March 1, 2007 through February 29, 2008.  (100% Enterprise I) (All Districts)

C.54    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Julie O. Fulford (dba Valley Audiology) in an amount not to exceed $50,000 to provide professional audiology services for the period March 1, 2007 through February 29, 2008. (100% Enterprise II and III) (All Districts)

C.55    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract extension with Kenneth Tilly, effective March 31, 2007, to extend the term from March 31 through September 30, 2007 and increase the payment limit by $56,572 to a new payment limit of $111,144 to provide consultation and technical assistance with regard to the Health Plan's Quality Improvement Program.  (100% Enterprise II and III) (All Districts)

C.56    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Development Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Moore Iacofano Goltsman, Inc., to increase the payment limit by $10,000 to a new payment limit of $60,000 with no change in the term, for additional outreach and design services. (County Redevelopment Agency, Specific Plan fees, and Metropolitan Transportation Commission grant funds) (District IV)

C.57    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Assessor, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Dennis C. Graves, effective April 1, 2007, to increase the payment limit by $100,000 to a new payment limit of $200,000 for specialized professional consulting services regarding property tax issues, with no change in the original term of March 1, 2006 through June 30, 2008. (100% General Fund, Budgeted) (All Districts)

C.58    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Clerk-Recorder, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Election Systems & Software Inc., to increase the payment limit by $86,431 to a new payment limit of $12,956,180 for the purchase of election equipment and to license related software and services, with no change in contract term. (100% Federal Help America Vote Act funds) (All Districts)

C.59    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Librarian, or designee, to execute a contract with Sally Thomas in an amount not to exceed $42,000 to coordinate the development and implementation of a countywide Library Reading Festival for the period March 1, 2007 through May 30, 2008. (All Districts)

C.60    AMEND Board Action of March 6, 2007, Item C.81, which approved and authorized the County Probation Officer, or designee, to execute a contract with Mark Morris and Associates in the amount of $30,000 to provide data collection and analysis for the Mentally Ill Offender Crime Reduction grant for the period March 7, 2007 through June 30, 2008, to CORRECT the payment limit from $30,000 to $130,000, as recommended by the County Administrator. (All Districts)

C.61    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Michael J. Kent, effective April 30, 2007, extend the term from April 30 through October 31, 2007 and increase the payment limit by $37,125 to a new payment limit of $111,375, to provide additional ombudsperson services for the Hazardous Material Division.  (100% Industry fees) (All Districts)

RELISTED to undetermined ate to APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Michael J. Kent, effective April 30, 2007, extend the term from April 30 through October 31, 2007 and increase the payment limit by $37,125 to a new payment limit of $111,375, to provide additional ombudsperson services for the Hazardous Material Division.   

C.62    AMEND Board action of January 17, 2007 (Item C.61) which approved a contract amendment with Alcalde & Fay to increase the payment limit to $319,000 and extend the term expiration to December 31, 2007 for continuing federal legislative representation services, to correct the payment limit to $623,000 (an increase of $108,000 for a one-year extension), as recommended by the County Administrator. (100% General Fund) (All Districts)

Leases

 

C.63    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the General Services Director, or designee, to execute a lease with the City of Orinda for approximately 1,911 square feet of office space at 22 Orinda Way, Orinda area, at a monthly rent of $7,260, with incremental increases, for occupancy by the Building Inspection Department for the period May 1, 2007 and ending April 30, 2010, and ADOPT related California Environmental Quality Act findings. (Budgeted) (District II)

 

Other Actions

 

C.64    APPROVE request of the Knightsen Elementary School District to consolidate elections with Statewide General Elections, as recommended by the Clerk-Recorder/Registrar of Voters. (All Districts)

 

C.65    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Workforce Development Board Executive Director and the Workforce Services Bureau Director in the Employment and Human Services Department to execute a Memorandum of Understanding allowing the Workforce Development Board to disburse $2,954,043 to the Workforce Services Bureau to act as the fiscal, administrative, and organizational agent for the Contra Costa One-Stop system to provide employment-related services for the period July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007.  (100% Federal funds) (All Districts)

C.66    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute an Unpaid Student Training Agreement with San Francisco State University to provide field instruction in the Health Services Department for the University’s students for the period March 1, 2007 through February 28, 2010.  (No fiscal impact) (All Districts)

C.67    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute an Unpaid Student Training Agreement with Contra Costa Community College District to provide field instruction in the Health Services Department for the District’s students for the period March 1, 2007 through February 28, 2010. (No fiscal impact) (All Districts)

C.68    APPROVE the providers recommended by the Contra Costa Health Plan's Credentialing Committee at the March 20, 2007 meeting, as recommended by the Health Services Director. (All Districts)

C.69    APPROVE purchase of real property located at 555 Escobar Street, Martinez area, (Clerk-Recorder facility), in the amount of $10,993,524, from J&L Busby Co., LLC, and ADOPT related California Environmental Quality Act findings, as recommended by the Public Works Director.  (71% Lease Revenue Bonds, 14.5% Clerk Recorder/Budget General Fund, 14.5% Micrographic Modernization Funds) (District II)

 

C.70    APPROVE purchase of real property located at 3052 and 2948 Willow Pass Road, Concord area, (Concord Health Clinic), in the amount of $2,150,000, from 3052 Willow Pass Road, LLC and 2948 Willow Pass Road, LLC, and ADOPT related California Environmental Quality Act findings, as recommended by the Public Works Director. (Lease Revenue Bonds) (District IV)

 

C.71    FIND and DECLARE that an emergency exists and AUTHORIZE the Chief Engineer, Flood Control and Water Conservation District, to proceed in the most expeditious manner with the Lower Walnut Creek Interim Protection Measures Project, Pacheco area. (Districts II & IV)

 

C.72    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Purchasing Agent, or designee, to purchase five additional vehicles for the Community Services Bureau of the Employment and Human Services Department. (100% Funded by State Department of Education) (All Districts)

 

C.73    DISSOLVE the Advisory Council Against Domestic Violence (ACAD) as an advisory council to the Board, as recommended by ACAD. (No General Fund Impact)

 

C.74    ACCEPT report on the Delta Levee Coalition, as recommended by the Transportation, Water, and Infrastructure Committee. (No fiscal impact) (Districts III and V)

 

C.75    ADOPT certain findings under the California Environmental Quality Act related to the Matteo’s Dream accessible playground project located in Concord and funded with Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds, as recommended by the Community Development Director. (All Districts)  

 

C.76    APPROVE appointment in lieu of election request for the June 19, 2007 Contra Costa County Employees Retirement Association Board election, as recommended by the Clerk-Recorder/Registrar of Voters. (All Districts)

 

C.77    APPROVE the specified consolidation requests as on file in the Contra Costa Election Department for the June 5, 2007 Special Election, as recommended by the Clerk-Recorder/Registrar of Voters. (Districts II and IV)

 

C.78    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.79    APPROVE the Notice of Intention to purchase a portion of real property located at 3108 Oak Park Boulevard from Mount Diablo Unified School District (MDUSD), in accordance with the terms of the Purchase and Sale Agreement with MDUSD; FIX June 12, 2007 to consummate purchase; DETERMINE that the parcel of land described in the Notice of Intention to Sell Real Property is surplus and not required for public use; APPROVE Notice of Intention to Sell Real Property located at 1700 Oak Park Boulevard and a portion of real property located at 3108 Oak Park Boulevard, as stated in Notice of Public Land Sale’s terms and conditions, Pleasant Hill area. (No Funding Involved) (District IV)   

 

Redevelopment Agency

 

C.80    ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/199 appointing Supervisor Susan Bonilla to the Board of Directors of the Pleasant Hill BART Leasing Authority, as recommended by the Redevelopment Agency Director. (District IV)

 

C.81    APPROVED and AUTHORIZED the Purchasing Agent to execute a Purchase Order with Rollys Royce in the amount of $115,000 to provide an emergency overhaul of the accessory gear box and turbine on the Sheriff’s helicopter.

 

 

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:  http://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.

 

The Family and Human Services Committee (Supervisors Federal D. Glover and Susan A. Bonilla) - 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 John Gioia and Mary N. Piepho)  - meets on the first Thursday of the month at 10:00 a.m. in Room 101, County Administration Building, 651 Pine Street, Martinez .

 

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

 

The Transportation, Water & Infrastructure Committee (Supervisors Gayle B. Uilkema and Federal D. Glover) - meets on the second Monday of the month at 10:00 a.m. in Room 101, County Administration Building, 651 Pine Street, Martinez.

 

The Capital Facilities Committee  (Supervisors Mary N. Piepho and John Gioia)- meets as needed.

 

Internal Operations Committee

Family and Human Services Committee

04-16-07

04-16-07

  09:00 a.m.

  10:30 a.m.

See above

See above

Finance Committee

Transportation Water & Infrastructure

Capital Facilities Committee

05-03-07

05-14-07

As needed

  10:00 a.m.

  10:00 a.m.

See above

See above

 

 

 

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

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      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

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

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