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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 appreciated.

 

 

TUESDAY

April 24, 2007

 

 

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

 

Inspirational Thought- “Government is a trust, and the officers of the government are trustees; and both the trust and the trustees are created for the benefit of the people.”  ~ Henry Clay

 

CONSIDER CONSENT ITEMS   (Items listed as C.1 through C.56 on the following agenda) Items are subject to removal from the Consent Calendar by request of any Supervisor or upon request for discussion by a member of the public. Items removed from this section will be considered with the Short Discussion Items (SD.2).  Approved as listed except as noted:  C.30, C.38.

 

HOUSING AUTHORITY CONSENT ITEMS   Approved as listed.

 

HA.1    ADOPT Resolution No. 5087 approving the discharge of accountability for accounts receivable in the amount of $48, 305.61 for the quarter ending March 31, 2007, as recommended by the Advisory Housing Commission. (All Districts)

 

PRESENTATIONS  Approved as listed

 

PR.1    PRESENTATION to businesses in recognition of their being newly certified as Green Businesses and meeting the high standards of environmental excellence set by the Green Business Program.  (Robin Bedell-Waite, Health Services Department) (All Districts)

 

PR.2    PRESENTATION to declare the month of April 2007 as “Alcohol Awareness Month” in Contra Costa County. (Supervisor Bonilla) (All Districts)

 

PR.3    PRESENTATION to accept the 2007 Award of Excellence from the California Redevelopment Association in the category of community revitalization for the North Broadway Neighborhood Revitalization Project in Bay Point. (Jim Kennedy, Redevelopment Director; Maureen Toms, Community Development Department) (District V)

 

SHORT DISCUSSIONS ITEMS   Approved as listed except as noted below:

 

SD.1    PUBLIC COMMENT (3 Minutes/Speaker)

The following people spoke:

 

§         Cheryl D. Williams, Danville resident, suggested County Sheriff’s deputies and their supervisors attend diversity training classes after citing an incident between her daughter and a Sheriff’s deputy;

 

§         Rollie Katz, Business Manager, Public Employees Union, Local 1, submitted a signed petition opposing the Board’s 60% salary increase.

 

The following people submitted comment via electronic mail:

 

§         Michael F. Sarabia thanked the Board for its consideration to dedicate Port Chicago Highway closing mitigation funds toward the Great California Delta Trail.

§         Kristin Henderson, Martinez resident, asked the County to match funds in an application for a “Save America’s Treasures” grant regarding the Finance Building in Martinez

 

SD.2    CONSIDER any Consent Items previously removed.

 

SD.3    CONSIDER adopting Resolution No. 2007/202 proclaiming April 22­­­­–28 as “National County Government Week” in Contra Costa County. (John Cullen, County Administrator) (All Districts)

 

SD.4    HEARING on the itemized costs of abatement for property located at 1030 Delacy Avenue, Martinez Area. (Gary R. Hamilton, Owner) (Michael Angelo Silva, Building Inspection Department) (District II)

CLOSED the hearing on the itemized costs of abatement for property located at 1030 Delacy Avenue, Martinez; CONFIRMED the itemized report of abatement work and administrative costs and DIRECTED the report filed with the Clerk of the Board of Supervisors; ORDERED the costs to be specially assessed against the property; and AUTHORIZED the recordation of a Notice of Abatement Lien.

 

SD.5    CONSIDER adopting Resolution No. 2007/218 endorsing community forums in East County to be hosted by California State University East Bay faculty members and sponsored by the District V Supervisor's Office to facilitate a Building Community process to address East County community issues.  (Supervisor Glover) (Districts III and V)

 

SD.6    CONSIDER accepting report by the Federal Aviation Administration regarding the federal funding process and importance of the Buchanan Field and Byron Airports in the regional/national airport system. (Andrew Richards, Federal Aviation Administration; Keith Freitas, Airports Director) (All Districts)

 

DELIBERATION ITEMS   Approved as listed except as noted below:

 

D.1      CONSIDER accepting report and adopting preliminary recommendations regarding the Governor’s proposal to reform the State corrections system. (John Cullen, County Administrator; Warren Rupf, Sheriff-Coroner; Lionel Chatman, County Probation Officer) (All Districts)

ACCEPTED status report and presentations from the Sheriff-Coroner and County Probation Officer on the Governor’s corrections reform initiative; COMMITTED to collaborate with the State in exploring creative solutions to address the combined needs of the State and County for detention programs and facilities, including the concepts for a County-run community re-entry and regional juvenile facility for girls; MADE amendments as appropriate, based on anticipated modifications to the Governor’s original proposal for adult corrections reform, to address counties’ key areas of concern as defined in this report, e.g., funding mechanism, staffing, security, service delivery/capacity, match requirements, additional incentives, facility siting issues, feasibility of implementation scheduling/timing, practical application, and other general process questions; SUPPORTED a stipulation that County participation in the State corrections reform plan will be optional, not mandatory; SUPPORTED proposals that do not rely on existing County rated bed capacity to meet the State’s needs for additional beds; DIRECETD staff to further evaluate the viability and fiscal feasibility of the juvenile population realignment proposal; REQUESTED the Sheriff-Coroner and County Probation Officer, through their respective statewide associations, to assure that questions of fiscal and operational feasibility are addressed; REQUESTED the Sheriff and the Chief Probation Officer return to the full Board to report on changes to the issues pertaining to reform to the State corrections system, and to request the Board’s direction and guidance for future commitments; REQUESTED the Sheriff and the Chief Probation Officer bring back to the Board any site issues that come out of discussions with the State for new facilities, and REQUESTED staff incorporate as a policy guidance the opportunity for more discussion on attention to prevention and keeping the inmate population from growing.

 

D.2      CONSIDER accepting report dated April 4, 2007 from NewPoint Group regarding its review of the Interim Year Rate Application submitted by Allied Waste Services and approving a solid waste collection rate increase of 5.5% for customers in the unincorporated areas served by Allied Waste Services under the County’s Franchise Agreement. (Deidra Dingman, Community Development Department) (Districts II, III, IV, and V)        

 

Recess to a tour of the new Clerk-Recorder facility

555 Escobar Street, Martinez

 

Closed Session

There were no Closed Session announcements.

 

Supplemental Calendar of Closed Session Items

Tuesday, April 24, 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. 2007/192, including its Exhibits), unrepresented nursing classification employees, and all other unrepresented agency employees.

B.         CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL--ANTICIPATED LITIGATION

            Significant exposure to litigation pursuant to Gov. Code, § 54956.9(b): One potential case.

 

 

 

 

 

 


CONSENT ITEMS

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

 

Road and Transportation

 

C.1      APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Burchard & Rinehart effective April 24, 2007 to increase the payment limit by $69,500 to a new payment limit of $159,500 to provide additional appraisal services for the Bethel Island Bridge Replacement Project, Bethel Island area, with no change in the original term expiration of  September 26, 2008. (80% Federal Highway Bridge Replacement and Rehabilitation, 20% Road Funds) (District V)

 

Engineering Services

 

C.2      RA 04-01160 (Cross-reference SD 99-08381):  ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/219 accepting completion of improvements 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.3      SD 02-08698:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/220 accepting offer of dedication for slope easement for project being developed by Shapell Industries, Inc., a Delaware corporation, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Danville area. (District III)

 

C.4      SD 02-08698:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/221 accepting offer of dedication for drainage purposes for project being developed by Shapell Industries, Inc., a Delaware corporation, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Danville area. (District III)

 

C.5      SD 04-08828:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/222 accepting completion of private improvements (Northlake Front Loop, Key West Way, Key West Court, Pyramid Way, Outrigger Way and Mystic Court), for project being developed by Hofmann Land Development Company, as recommended by the Public Works Director,  Discovery Bay area. (District III)

 

C.6      SD 04-08847:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/223 accepting completion of warranty and release of cash deposit for faithful performance for project being developed by Shapell Industries of Northern California, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Danville area. (District III)

 

C.7      SD 04-08847:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/224 accepting completion of improvements (soundwall) 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.8      APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a landscape maintenance agreement with Shapell Industries, Inc., a Delaware corporation, to allow the maintenance of landscape improvements within County road right-of-way for Subdivision 96-08002, Wendt Ranch, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Danville area. (District III)

 

Claims, Collections & Litigation

 

C.9      DENY claims by Elma Bauder; Gregory Kushner; Alma Townsend; Inez Simpson; Jasmine Soriano, through Lucio Soriano and Dora Gomez; Nadi Amin and Mohamed Eisa; Matthew and Gretchen Scheid; and late claims filed by Joseph Tiedje and Elma Bauder. (All Districts)

  

Hearing Dates

 

C.10    ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/225 accepting the Preliminary Engineer’s Report for County Service Area L-100 Fiscal Year 2007/08, San Pablo Dam Road Street Light Installation Project, declaring the intent to levy and collect assessments and FIXING a public hearing for June 12, 2007 to adopt the proposed annual assessments, certify the tabulation of ballots, complete public noticing and adopt the Final Engineer’s Report, as recommended by the Public Works Director, El Sobrante area. (County Service Area L-100 Funds)  (District I)

 

C.11    FIX a public hearing for May 8, 2007, to adopt Traffic Resolution 2007/4221 establishing a speed limit of five miles per hour (5 mph) for all trucks on the Bethel Island Road Bridge (Road No. 8571), over Dutch Slough, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Bethel Island area. (District V)

 

Honors & Proclamations

 

C.12    ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/216 recognizing the accomplishments of the Discovery Bay Elementary School Parent Teacher Association, as recommended by Supervisor Piepho. (District III)

 

C.13    ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/226 proclaiming the month of April 2007 as “Alcohol Awareness Month” in Contra Costa County, as recommended by Supervisor Bonilla. (All Districts)

 

Appointments & Resignations

 

C.14    DECLARE vacant the At-Large 9 seat held by Lloyd Briley on the Managed Care Commission and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy, as recommended by the Health Services Department. (All Districts)

C.15    RE-APPOINT Jim Gray, Deborah Drake, Lyndon Valerro, James Machado, and Andy Paras to the Appointee 1, Appointee 3, Appointee 5, Appointee 7 and the Appointee 2 seats, respectively, on the Rodeo Municipal Advisory Council, as recommended by Supervisor Uilkema. (District II)

C.16    RE-APPOINT Carol Edlund to the District II seat on the Contra Costa Commission for Women, as recommended by Supervisor Uilkema. (District II)

C.17    DECLARE vacant the Citizen Appointee 1 seat on the Loan and Grant Review Panel Community Development (Housing) Rehabilitation Program held by Jeanine Fergusen due to resignation, and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy, as recommended by the Building Inspection Department. (All Districts)

C.18    APPOINT Aleida Andrino-Chavez to the Rodeo Member Alternate seat on the Western Contra Costa County Transit Authority Board of Directors, as recommended by Supervisor Uilkema. (District II)

C.19    APPOINT Brendan Kenny to the One-Stop Mandated Partner #8 seat and Yolanda Vega to the Business #7 seat on the Workforce Development Board, as recommended by the Internal Operations Committee.  (All Districts)

 

C.20    RE-APPOINT Jim Hale and Kathleen Jennings to the At Large #1 and #2 seats, respectively, on the Fish and Wildlife Committee, as recommended by the Internal Operations Committee.  (All Districts)

 

C.21    RE-APPOINT Alan B. Smith to the Bay Area Library and Information System Lay Advisory Board, as recommended by the Internal Operations Committee.  (All Districts)

 

C.22    RE-APPOINT Harold Beaulieu and Sara Michael to the At Large #1 and #2 seats, respectively, on the Arts and Culture Commission, as recommended by the Internal Operations Committee.  (All Districts)

 

C.23    APPOINT Rick Alcaraz to the Labor 1 seat and Ralph Sattler to the Environmental Organization #3 Alternate seat on the Hazardous Materials Commission, as recommended by the Internal Operations Committee.  (All Districts)

 

C.24    APPOINT Walter Stewart to Seat #1 on the Human Relations Commission, as recommended by the Internal Operations Committee.  (All Districts)

Appropriation Adjustments  - FY 2006/07

C.25    General Services (0063): APPROVE  Appropriations and Revenue Adjustment No. 5090 authorizing new revenue in Fleet Operations in the amount of $13,446 from accumulated depreciation and estimated salvage and appropriating it to purchase three replacement vehicles for the Office of the Sheriff-Coroner, in accordance with the vehicle replacement policy. (All Districts) (Consider with C.26 and C.27)

 

C.26    Office of the Sheriff (0255)/Fleet Operations (0063): APPROVE Appropriations Adjustment No. 5096 authorizing the transfer of appropriations in the amount of $30,110 from the Office of the Sheriff to Fleet Operations to purchase two replacement patrol vehicles. (All Districts) (Consider with C.25)

 

C.27    Office of the Sheriff (0300)/Fleet Operations (0063): APPROVE Appropriations Adjustment No. 5095 authorizing the transfer of appropriations in the amount of $21,291 from the Office of the Sheriff to Fleet Operations to purchase a replacement vehicle for the Office of the Sheriff. (All Districts) (Consider with C.25)

 

Intergovernmental Relations

 

C.28    SUPPORT Assembly Bill 845 (Bass), which would authorize the Governor’s proposed $10.6 million mid-year Transitional Housing Program (THP)-Plus allocation, as recommended by the Employment and Human Services Director. (All Districts)

 

C.29    OPPOSE Assembly Bill 552 (Hernandez), which would mandate that participating employers under the County Employees Retirement Act of 1937 must offer health insurance coverage to retirees with 10 or more years of service and at no more than 102% of the cost paid by active employees, as recommended by the County Treasurer-Tax Collector, Auditor-Controller, and County Administrator. (All Districts)

 

C.30    ACCEPT recommendations from the Health Services Department regarding childhood obesity prevention and SUPPORT SB 120 (Padilla), which would require restaurants that are part of large chains to provide nutritional information on menus and menu boards, as recommended by the Family and Human Services Committee.  (All Districts)

DIRECTED Health Services to form strong partnerships with community stakeholders and sectors to forge innovative strategies and policies to stem and prevent the childhood obesity epidemic; DIRECTED Health Services to research options to reduce the exposure of children to the marketing of non-nutritious foods, and to research and implement effective social marketing campaigns to counteract the marketing o non-nutritious foods; and SUPPORTED SB 120 (Padilla), which would require restaurants that are part of large chains to provide nutritional information on menus and menu boards, as recommended by the Family and Human Services Committee.

 

Personnel Actions

 

C.31    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20255 to re-allocate the Health Services Department classes of Junior Radiologic Technologist (represented), Senior Radiologic Technologist (represented), Ultrasound Technologist I (represented), Ultrasound Technologist II (represented), Assistant Diagnostic Imaging Manager (unrepresented), and Diagnostic Imaging Manager (unrepresented) on the Salary Schedule, as recommended by the Assistant County Administrator-Human Resources Director. (Enterprise I Fund) (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.32    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 by $89,000 to a new payment limit of $1,364,444 and to replace contract attachments 2 and 3 with a new Exhibit B, with no change to the period of January 1, 2006 through December 31, 2007, for home weatherization services.  (No County match)  (All Districts)

C.33    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 at a specified rate to the childcare program at the Fairgrounds Center in Antioch for the period of April 1 through September 30, 2007.  (No County match)  (District V)

C.34    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to accept funds from Mathematica Policy Research in the amount of $1,000 for participation in a longitudinal study of Head Start Program enrollees and their families, conducted during the period September 15, 2006 through June 30, 2008.  (No County match)  (District V)

C.35    ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/227 approving and authorizing the County Probation Officer, or designee, to apply for and accept funds from the State of California, Corrections Standards Authority (formerly the California Board of Corrections) in the amount of $3,287,763 to continue programs designated under the Juvenile Justice Crime Prevention Act (JJCPA) Program for Fiscal Year 2007/08. (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.36    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with YMCA of the East Bay, a non-profit corporation, in an amount not to exceed $99,975 to provide Supporting Father Involvement Project services to low-income fathers with young children for the period April 1 through June 30, 2007.  (100% State Supporting Father Involvement grant funds)  (All Districts)

C.37    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with FamiliesFirst, Inc., effective December 8, 2006, to increase the payment limit by $150,000 to a new payment limit of $822,200 to provide additional services in support of the Kinship Support Services Program with no change in contract term of July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007.  (2% Federal Promoting Safe and Stable Families Program, 49% State Kinship Support Services Program, 42% State Family Preservation Program, 7% FACT private funds) (All Districts)

 

C.38    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Guardian Security Agency, effective April 24, 2007, to increase the payment limit by $5,000 to a new payment limit of $45,000 with no change in the term of July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007 to provide continuing temporary security guard services.  (10% County General Funds, 10% State, 80% Federal funds) (All Districts)

Relisted to undetermined date to APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Guardian Security Agency, effective April 24, 2007, to increase the payment limit by $5,000 to a new payment limit of $45,000 with no change in the term of July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007 to provide continuing temporary security guard services. 

 

C.39    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Stephen G. Harris, Ph.D., in an amount not to exceed $62,500, to provide technical assistance with regard to the Department’s Facilities Development Projects, for the period April 1, 2007 through March 31, 2008. (100% Enterprise I Fund)  (All Districts)

 

C.40    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Public Health Foundation Enterprises, Inc. (dba PHFE Management Solutions), effective April 1, 2007, to increase the payment limit by $180,000 to a new payment limit of $612,869 to provide additional hours of consultation and technical assistance with regard to community health promotion for the Partnership for Public Health, with no change in the original term of July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007. (35% Federal Bioterrorism Grant, 17% California Nutritional Network Grant, 48% General Fund (All Districts)

C.41    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Intratek Computer, Inc., effective April 2, 2007, to increase the payment limit by $75,000 to a new payment limit of $175,000 to provide additional ergonomic hardware and software services and routine maintenance on the Department’s scanners and printers, with no change in the original term of January 1, through December 31, 2007. (100% Enterprise I Fund)  (All Districts)

C.42    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Medical Doctor Associates, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $37,800 to provide temporary psychiatrist help for County-referred conservatees and the Conditional Release Program, for the period April 1, 2007 through March 31, 2008. (100% Mental Health Realignment Funds)  (All Districts)

C.43    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Anka Behavioral Health, Inc., effective February 1, 2007, to increase the payment limit by $41,312 to a new payment limit of $63,873 to provide additional Alcohol and Drug Program services, with no change in the original term of July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007. (35% Proposition 36, 65% Prop 36 Offender Treatment Program Funds)  (All Districts)

C.44    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with MedStaff, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $750,000 to provide temporary help nursing registry services for the Contra Costa Regional Medical Center and Contra Costa Health Centers, for the period May 1, 2007 through April 30, 2008. (100% Enterprise I Fund)  (All Districts)

C.45    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Regents of the University of California in an amount not to exceed $32,760 to provide psychiatric services for Southeast Asian patients at the Richmond Health Center for the period July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007, including a mutual indemnification and hold harmless agreement for any claims arising out of the performance of this contract.  (100% Enterprise I Fund)  (All Districts)

C.46    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Development Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Environmental Science Associates, effective April 25, 2007, to increase the payment limit by $85,000 to a new payment limit not to exceed $530,295 and extend the term from April 30 to October 31, 2007 to continue to provide services for the preparation of an Environmental Impact Report for the ConocoPhilips Rodeo Refinery Clean Fuels Expansion Project. (Budgeted, Applicant Fees) (District II)

C.47    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Development Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with the City of Richmond, effective April 25, 2007, to increase the transfer of West County Waste and Recovery Mitigation fees by $472,658 to a new allocation of  $1,079,481 with no change in the current term of April 3 through December 31, 2007, for implementation of additional strategies identified in the approved “North Richmond Waste and Recovery Mitigation Fee Expenditure Plan.” (District I)

C.48    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Chief Information Officer, or designee, to execute a contract with River City Communications Corporation in an amount not to exceed $100,000 to provide telecommunication services for the period April 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008. (Budgeted, User charges) (All Districts)

C.49    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a Standard Agreement with the State Department of Health Services to pay the County an amount not to exceed $13,209 per client per calendar year, for the AIDS Medi-Cal Waiver Program, for the period from January 1, 2007 through December 31, 2009, including agreeing to indemnify and hold the State harmless for claims arising out of the County’s performance under the Agreement. (No County funds required) (All Districts)

C.50    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a contract on behalf of counties participating in the “Keep the Delta Clean” Program, with Tonya Redfield in the amount of $137,600 to provide general oversight and direction for Phase II of the Program for the period April 17, 2007 through April 17, 2008, East County area. (Nonpoint Source Pollution Control Program, Proposition 40, 2005/06 Consolidated Grants Program funds) (Districts III and V)

Other Actions

 

C.51    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute an Unpaid Student Training Agreement with Samuel Merritt College to provide field instruction in the Health Services Department for the University’s students, for the period April 1, 2007 through March 31, 2010.  (All Districts)

C.52    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Development Director, or designee, to execute a Memorandum of Understanding with the City of El Cerrito to allow the City to use the County’s Green Building Materials Display. (No fiscal impact) (All Districts)

C.53    APPROVE and ADOPT the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program and HOME Investment Partnerships Act Program Fiscal Year 2007/08 Action Plan and funding allocations as recommended by the Family and Human Services, Finance, and Affordable Housing Finance Committees, and AUTHORIZE the Deputy Director-Redevelopment, or designee, to execute the appropriate documents for transmittal to the U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development. (All Districts)

C.54    AUTHORIZE the expenditure of $153,263 in Fiscal Year 2007/08 from the County Regional Enhancement Contribution to fund a School Resource (Deputy Sheriff) Officer position at the Monte Vista High School in Danville, as recommended by Supervisor Piepho. (District III)

C.55    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Auditor-Controller to allocate $20,000 of Keller Canyon Mitigation funds to support a Building Community effort sponsored by the District V Supervisor's Office involving community forums, as recommended by Supervisor Glover.  (Districts III and V) (See Item SD.5)

Redevelopment Agency

 

C.56    APPROVE Purchase and Sale Agreement and ACCEPT the Grant Deed from Jose H. Vazquez and Maria D. Vazquez for the purchase of 96 Enes Avenue in Bay Point, Assessor’s Parcel No. 097-037-007, under the First-Time Homebuyers Program, and AUTHORIZE the Redevelopment Director to execute the Purchase and Sale Agreement on behalf of the Redevelopment Agency. (District V)

 

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 that 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.

 

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

05-07-07

05-07-07

    9:00 a.m.

    9:00 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

WCCTACWest Contra Costa Transportation Advisory Committee