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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

DECEMBER 4, 2007

 

All Supervisors were present this day

 

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

 

Inspirational Thought - “Nothing you do for children is ever wasted. They seem not to notice us, hovering, averting our eyes, and they seldom offer thanks, but what we do for them is never wasted.” ~ Garrison Keillor

 

CONSIDER CONSENT ITEMS   (Items listed as C.1 through C.89 on the following agenda) Items approved as listed.  Items removed from this section will be considered with the Short Discussion Items.

 

PRESENTATIONS   Approved as listed.

 

PR.1    PRESENTATION of award to Andrea Nguyen, the Contra Costa County winner of the California Arts Council’s first annual “My California Story Slam.” (Supervisor Glover) (All Districts)

 

PR.2    PRESENTATION to acknowledge the City of Brentwood and the City of San Ramon for placing in the top 100 cities for youth, as named by America’s Promise Alliance. (Supervisor Piepho) (All Districts)

 

PR.3    PRESENTATION to recognize Don Della Nina for his commitment to producing quality olive oil in East County. (Supervisor Piepho) (All Districts)

 

SHORT DISCUSSION ITEMS   Approved as listed except as noted below.

 

SD.1    PUBLIC COMMENT (3 Minutes/Speaker)

Vincent Wells, Business Agent, Local 1230, told the Board there was a press release published by CALPERS on October 10, 2007 that addressed the Other Post-Employment Benefits (OPEB) issue allowing employees that are not in CALPERS to be involved in the trust.

 

SD.2    CONSIDER any Consent Items previously removed.

 

SD.3    HEARING to consider adoption of Ordinance No. 2007-49 to establish a fee of $220 to be charged and collected when the County removes from public or private property an abandoned vehicle that has been declared a public nuisance. (Julie Enea, County Administrator's Office) (All Districts)

CLOSED the hearing; and ADOPTED Ordinance No. 2007-49 to establish a fee of $220 to be charged and collected when the County removes from public or private property an abandoned vehicle that has been declared a public nuisance.

 

SD.4    HEARING to consider adoption of Ordinance No. 2007-47 adopting the 2007 California Fire Code with changes, additions, and deletions, and related findings; and CONSIDER directing the fire district to send a certified copy of this action to the California Department of Housing and Community Development and to the California Building Standards Commission. (Richard Carpenter, Fire Marshal) (All Districts)

CLOSED the hearing; ADOPTED Ordinance No. 2007-47 adopting the 2007 California Fire Code with changes, additions, and deletions, and related findings; and DIRECTED the fire district to send a certified copy of this action to the California Department of Housing and Community Development and to the California Building Standards Commission.

 

DELIBERATION ITEMS  Approved as listed except as noted below.

 

D.1      HEARING to consider adoption of Resolution of Necessity (No. 2007/688) for acquisition by eminent domain of real property required for the Bethel Island Bridge Replacement Project, Bethel Island area. (Lucy Owens, Public Works Department) (District V)

            OPENED the public hearing and asked if any notified property owners wished to be heard; CLOSED the hearing and ADOPTED Resolution of Necessity (No. 2007/688) for acquisition by eminent domain of real property required for the Bethel Island Bridge Replacement Project, Bethel Island area.

 

D.2      ACCEPT report on Port of Oakland’s Martinez Subdivision rail expansion project and AUTHORIZE the transmittal of comments to the Port and Metropolitan Transportation Commission, as recommended by the Transportation, Water and Infrastructure Committee. (Supervisor Uilkema) (Districts I and II)

 

D.3      ACCEPT Health Services Annual Industrial Safety Ordinance Report. (Randall Sawyer, Health Services Department) (All Districts)

            ACCEPTED the Industrial Safety Ordinance Annual Report from the Health Services Department; and REQUESTED the Hazardous Materials Ombudsman to report to the Board on potential  (Supplemental Environmental Projects) that would benefit the community from money collected in lieu of fines that would be levied by agencies because of environmental violations.

 
Closed Session

 

1:00

 

D.4      HEARING on the appeal by Jim G. Price of the East County Regional Planning Commission’s decision to grant a variance permit to allow a 25-foot tall building (maximum 15-foot building height is allowed), and a 400 square foot floor area expansion to yield a total of 1,650 square feet (maximum 600 square feet is allowed) for a proposed second story addition to an existing detached accessory building, located at 611 Riverview Place, Bethel Island area (Anthony and Linda Reid—Applicants and Owners) (County File #VR06-1069). (Catherine Kutsuris Community Development Department) (District V)

CLOSED the hearing on the appeal by Jim G. Price of the East County Regional Planning Commission’s decision to grant a variance permit to allow a 25-foot tall, and a 400 square foot floor area expansion to yield a total of 1,650 square for a proposed second story addition to an existing detached accessory building, located at 611 Riverview Place, Bethel Island area; FOUND that the proposed project is categorically exempt from the review requirements of California Environmental Quality Act; DENIED the appeal of Estelle Heffelfinger and Joseph Ratto filed by Jim G. Price; SUSTAINED the decision of the East County Regional Planning Commission and approved the variance permit application subject to conditions; ADOPTED the findings contained in Planning commission Resolution Number 20-2007 as the basis for the decision; and DIRECTED staff to file a Notice of Exemption with the County Clerk.

 

D.5      HEARING on an appeal by Emma J. Smith of the East County Regional Planning Commission's decision to approve a subdivision and preliminary and final development plan for Lucky Star Townhome Project, located at 210 Amerson Avenue  (Assessor's Parcel Nos. 097-270-071 & 097-270-074), Bay Point area.  (Hassan Pejuhesh, Applicant; Chirs Hsich, Owner)  (County Files: DP06-3065 and SD06-9145) (Maureen Toms, Community Development Department) (District V)

CLOSED the hearing on the appeal by Emma J. Smith of the East County Regional Planning Commission's decision to approve a subdivision and preliminary and final development plan for Lucky Star Townhome Project, located at 210 Amerson Avenue; FOUND the Initial Study/Mitigated Negative Declaration for the project to be adequate for the purposes of compliance with the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) and ADOPTED the Mitigated Negative Declaration and the accompanying Mitigation Monitoring Program; ACCEPTED the recommendation of the East County Regional Planning Commission as contained in its Resolution No. 22-2007; DENIED the appeal and APPROVED the Subdivision and Preliminary and Final Development Plan with Condition of Approval No. 5 amended to include a referral to Building Inspection Code Enforcement to determine or investigate the permit status of the addition to the structure at 81 Mims Avenue; and DIRECTED the Community Development Department to post the Notice of Determination with the County Clerk.

 

Closed Session

 

Supplemental Calendar of Closed Session Items

 

Tuesday, December 4, 2007, 9:30 a.m. and thereafter

 

 

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.                               Jack Schmidt v. Contra Costa County, C.C.C. Superior Court No. C 06-02216

2.                               Ramona Reuper v. Contra Costa County, W.C.A.B. Nos. WCK 030982, 0309983

3.                                

D.        CONFERENCE WITH REAL PROPERTY NEGOTIATOR

Property:  APN 149-230-005 and APN 149-230-008 (commonly known as 1700 Oak Park Blvd.,Pleasant Hill); Portion of APN 149-230-008 (adjacent 2-acre portion of 30-acre parcel owned by Mt. Diablo Unified School District)

Agency Negotiators:  Karen Laws and James Kennedy

Negotiating Parties:  County of Contra Costa

Under negotiation:  price and payment terms

 

E.         CONFERENCE WITH REAL PROPERTY NEGOTIATOR

            Property:   Danville Veterans’ Hall, 400 Hartz Avenue, Danville, CA

            Agency Negotiators:  Mary Piepho and Mike Lango

            Negotiating parties: Contra Costa County and the City of the Town of Danville

            Under negotiation: price and payment terms

There were no announcements out of Closed Session.

 

CONSENT ITEMS

 

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

 

Road and Transportation

 

C.1      ADOPT Traffic Resolution No. 2007/4249 to prohibit parking at all times (red curb) on the north side of San Pablo Dam Road (Road No. 0961D), starting at a point 900 feet west of the west curb line of Appian Way (Road No. 1271) and extending west for 85 feet, as recommended by the Public Works Director, El Sobrante area. (District I)

 

C.2      ADOPT Traffic Resolution No. 2007/4250 to prohibit parking at all times, except for vehicles of individuals with disabilities (blue curb) on the north side of Third Street (Road No. 1795G), beginning at a point 90 feet west of the west curb line of Rodeo Avenue (Road No. 1795AP) and extending west a distance of 25 feet, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Rodeo area.  (District II)

 

C.3      DETERMINE that the summary vacation of excess portions of Las Juntas Way and Jones Road (formerly Coggins Drive) at the Pleasant Hill (Bay Area Rapid Transit) BART Station is not required for street or highway purposes, and DECLARE that the proposed area is ordered vacated; APPROVE the conveyance of said vacated property to San Francisco BART District, and AUTHORIZE the Chair, Board of Supervisors, to execute the Quitclaim Deed, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Walnut Creek area. (75% County General Fund and 25% BART funding) (District IV)

 

Engineering Services

 

C.4      DA 03-00027 (Cross-reference Subdivision 99-08306):  ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/689 accepting completion of warranty period and release of cash deposit for faithful performance for project being developed by Shapell Industries of Northern California, a division of Shapell Industries, Inc., as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.5      RA 04-01174 (Cross-reference SD 03-08510):  ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/690 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.6      RA 04-01176 (Cross-reference SD 05-08957):  ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/691 accepting offer of dedication-road purposes from Donald E. Taylor and Duetta E. Taylor, 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      RA 05-01198 (Cross-reference SD 03-08510):  ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/692 accepting completion of improvements for Windemere Parkway Offsite power pole undergrounding 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.8      SD 92-07679:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/693 accepting offer of dedication-landscape easement for project being developed by Centex Real Estate Corporation, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Discovery Bay area. (District III)

 

C.9      SD 00-08151:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/694 accepting completion of warranty period and release of cash deposit for faithful performance 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.10    SD 99-08306:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/695 accepting offer of dedication for roadway purposes 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.11    SD 03-08712:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/696 accepting completion of warranty period and release of cash deposit for faithful performance for the 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.12    SD 03-08811:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/697 approving the final map and subdivision agreement for project being developed by Christine Lee, as recommended by the Public Works Director, El Sobrante area. (District I)

 

C.13    SD 03-08811:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/698 approving deferred improvement agreement along Kelvin Road for project being developed by Christine Lee, as recommended by the Public Works Director, El Sobrante area. (District I)

 

C.14    SD 02-08682:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/699 releasing deficiency bond for project being developed by Shapell Industries of Northern California, as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.15    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a landscape maintenance agreement with Shapell Industries, Inc., a Delaware Corporation and Ponderosa Homes II, Inc., a California Corporation, to allow the maintenance of landscape improvements within County road right-of-way for Subdivision 99-08381 and 99-08382, Alamo Creek, Danville area. (District III)

 

Special Districts & County Airports

 

C.16    DIRECT the Public Works Director to change the name of Tyler Memorial Park to Regatta Park, as requested by the Discovery Bay Community Services District. (Lighting and Landscaping Assessment District [LL-2], Zone 57 funding) (District III) 

 

C.17    ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/700 accepting as complete the contracted work performed by Power Engineering Contractors for the East Lakeshore – Shoreline Repair Project, as recommended by Canyon Lakes Geologic Hazard Abatement District (GHAD) General Manager Richard Short, Kleinfelder, Inc., San Ramon area. (Canyon Lakes GHAD funding) (District III)

 

C.18    DECLARE as surplus and AUTHORIZE the Purchasing Agent, or designee, to dispose of specified Contra Costa County Fire Protection District vehicles and equipment no longer needed for public use, as recommended by the General Services Director. (No fiscal impact) (All Districts)

 

Claims, Collections & Litigation

 

C.19    DENY claims by Larry Joe Derrick; David J. Hurwitz; Ronda Meyers and Steven Meyers; Malik Sameer; Frank C. Alegre Trucking, Inc.; California State Automobile Association for Roberto or Aurea Lopez; Jimmie A. Randolf; Allstate Payment Processing Center; and amended claims for Charles E. Brown and Mark Gillory; and the California Automobile Association for Stella or Jimmie A. Randolph. (All Districts)

 

Honors & Proclamations

 

C.20    ADOPT Resolutions 2007/512 and 2007/513 recognizing the Cities of Brentwood San Ramon, respectively, for placing in the top 100 cities for youth as named by America’s Promise Alliance. (All Districts) (Consider with PR.2)

 

C.21    ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/701 recognizing Don Della Nina for his commitment to producing quality olive oil in East County, as recommended by Supervisor Piepho. (All Districts) (Consider with PR.3)

 

Ordinances

 

C.22    ADOPT Ordinance No. 2007-36, introduced on November 27, 2007, to make the County’s Abandoned Vehicle Ordinance cost collection procedures consistent with the California Government Code, as recommended by the County Administrator and Sheriff-Coroner. (All Districts)

 

Appointments & Resignations

 

C.23    ACCEPT resignations of Sharon Brown from the At-Large Seat 1, and Nancy Beaumont from the At-Large Seat 4 on the Contra Costa Commission for Women and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancies. (All Districts)

 

C.24    APPOINT Larry McEwen to the District IV appointee Seat on the Contra Costa Centre Municipal Advisory Council, as recommended by Supervisor Bonilla. (District IV)

 

C.25    APPOINT Jacque McLaughlin to the District 2 Family Member #2 seat of the Contra Costa County Mental Health Commission, as recommended by Supervisor Uilkema. (District II)

 

Personnel Actions

 

C.26    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20482 adding two Medical Records Technician positions (represented) in the Health Services Department. (100% Federal Health Care Initiative funds) (All Districts)

 

C.27    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20111 to establish the class of Properties Trust Officer (unrepresented), allocate it to the Salary Schedule, and abandon the class of Assistant Properties Trust Officer (unrepresented) in the Health Services Department, as recommended by the Assistant County Administrator-Human Resources Director. (Budgeted, 100% County General Fund) (All Districts)

 

C.28    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20481 to add one Mental Health Clinical Specialist position (represented) and cancel one Substance Abuse Counselor position (represented) in the Health Services Department. (100% State Mental Health Services Act funding) (All Districts)

 

C.29    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20480 adding one Administrative Services Assistant III position (unrepresented) in the Health Services Department. (100% Federal Health Care Initiative funds) (All Districts)

 

C.30    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20442 to establish the class of Assistant Capital Facilities Project Manager (unrepresented), allocate it to the Salary Schedule, and add one position in the General Services Department. (Costs charged to operating departments) (All Districts)

 

C.31    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20323a, AMENDING Position Adjustment Number 20323 to add one County Finance Director-Exempt (unrepresented) position in the County Administrator’s Office. (All Districts) (100% County General Fund)

 

C.32    APPROVE and DIRECT Human Services Department to make a three percent (3%) increase in the County Administrator’s base-pay, as recommended by Supervisors Piepho and Gioia. (100% County General Fund, Budgeted) (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.33    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to submit a funding application along with the necessary certification and assurances to the City of Antioch Community Development Block Grant Program for the operation of an emergency shelter for single adults in the Adult Interim Housing Program, and if awarded, execute a contract to accept funding in an amount not to exceed $20,000 for Fiscal Years 2008/09 and 2009/10, including agreeing to indemnify the City from any claims arising out of the performance of the contract. (No County match) (District V)

 

C.34    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to submit a funding application along with the necessary certification and assurances to the City of Walnut Creek Community Development Block Grant Program for the operation of an emergency shelter for single adults in the Adult Interim Housing Program, and if awarded, execute a contract to accept funding in an amount not to exceed $10,000 for Fiscal Years 2008/09 and 2009/10, including agreeing to indemnify the City from any claims arising out of the performance of the contract. (No County match) (District II, III, and IV)

 

C.35    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to submit a funding application along with the necessary certification and assurances to the City of Pittsburg Community Development Block Grant Department Program for the operation of the Adult Interim Housing Program, and if awarded, execute a contract to accept funding in an amount not to exceed $20,000 for Fiscal Years 2008/09 and 2009/10, including agreeing to indemnify the City from any claims arising out of the performance of the contract. (No County match) (District V)

 

C.36    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to submit a funding application along with the necessary certification and assurances to the City of Richmond Community Development Department Block Grant Program for the operation of the Adult Interim Housing Program, and if awarded, accept funding in an amount not to exceed $50,000 for Fiscal Years 2008/09 and 2009/10, including agreeing to indemnify the City from any claims arising out of the performance of the contract.  (No County match) (District I)

 

C.37    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to submit a funding application along with the necessary certification and assurances to the County Community Development Department, to receive funds from the Emergency Shelter Grant Program for the operation of the County’s Homeless Shelter Program at the Richmond and Concord sites, and if awarded, accept funding, in an amount not to exceed $90,000 for Fiscal Years 2008/09 and 2009/10. (No County match) (All Districts)

 

C.38    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to submit a funding application along with the necessary certification and assurances to the County Community Development Department for the operation of the emergency shelter for single adults in the Adult Interim Housing Program, and if awarded, accept funding in an amount not to exceed $100,000 for Fiscal Years 2008/09 and 2009/10. (No County match) (All Districts)

 

C.39    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to submit a funding application along with the necessary certification and assurances to the County Community Development Department, to receive funds from the Emergency Shelter Grant Program for the operation of the County’s Calli House Homeless Youth Shelter Program at the Richmond site, and if awarded, accept funding in an amount not to exceed $10,000 for each Fiscal Years 2008/09 and 2009/10.  (No County match) (All Districts)

 

C.40    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to submit a funding application along with the necessary certification and assurances to the City of Concord Community Development Department Block Grant Program for the operation of the Adult Interim Housing Program, and if awarded, execute a contract to accept funding in an amount not to exceed $50,000 for Fiscal Years 2008/09 and 2009/10, including agreeing to indemnify and hold harmless the City for any claims arising out of the performance of this contract. (No County match) (District IV)

 

C.41    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to apply for and accept funding from the Community Development Block Grant Program in an amount up to $30,000 to support the Contra Costa County Service Integration Program, Bay Point Works Community Career Center, for Fiscal Years 2008/09 and 2009/10. (No County match) (District V)

 

C.42    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to apply for and accept funding from the Community Development Block Grant Program in an amount up to $30,000 to support the Contra Costa County Service Integration Program substance abuse and mental health services programs at the Bay Point and North Richmond Service Integration Team sites, for the period of Fiscal Years 2008/09 and 2009/10. (No County match) (Districts I and V)

 

C.43    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, on behalf of the Workforce Development Board of Contra Costa, to apply for and accept Senior Service America, Department of Labor Title V grant funding in an amount not to exceed $350,000 to provide services supporting older workers in obtaining and maintaining fulltime employment for the period January 1 through June 30, 2008. (No County match) (All Districts)

 

C.44    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to accept funds from the Contra Costa Childcare Council in an amount not to exceed $5,000 for an Early Learning Demonstration Project for the period July 1, 2007 through December 31, 2007. (No match required) (All Districts)

 

C.45    ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/702 expressing local support for the filing of an application for the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC)’s Regional Transportation Improvement Program funding for the Montalvin Manor Pedestrian Improvement Project, and AUTHORIZE transmittal to  MTC, as recommended by the Community Development Director. (District I)

 

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

 

C.46    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Development Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Mills Associates effective December 5, 2007, to extend the term from December 31, 2007 to December 31, 2008 with no change to the payment limit of $58,000 to provide continuing planning and project monitoring services in the Norris Canyon Estates Design Review, San Ramon area. (District III)

 

C.47    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the County Administrator, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Robin Moore to increase the payment limit by $5,823 to a new payment limit of $62,735 to provide support services to the County Arts and Culture Commission, with no change in the term of July 31, 2007 through July 31, 2009. (100% State-Local Partnership Program Grant funds) (All Districts)

 

C.48    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Risk Manager to execute a contract amendment with Essential Staffing, Inc., to increase the payment limit by $56,000 to a new payment limit of $496,400 with no change in the term of July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008, in order to pay for additional clerical services. (100% Workers’ Compensation Trust Fund) (All Districts)

 

C.49    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Human Resources Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Donn C. Hatcher, Hatcher and Associates, in the amount of $38,560 to provide management training for the Leadership Development Program, for the period November 1 through December 31, 2007. (Costs charged to participating County departments, Budgeted) (All Districts)

 

C.50    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with DocuStream, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $150,000 to provide electronic claims processing services for the Contra Costa Health Plan members, for the period November 1, 2007 through October 31, 2008. (100% Member Premiums) (All Districts)

 

C.51    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Rainbow Community Center of Contra Costa County in an amount not to exceed $30,000 to provide HIV/AIDS education, prevention, and risk reduction outreach services for the period November 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008.  (83% State Department of Health Services, Office of AIDS; 17% Federal funds through Ryan White CARE Act, Part B) (All Districts)

 

C.52    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with Contra Costa Association of Retarded Citizens in an amount not to exceed $52,000 to provide mental health services for participants in the CalWORKs program and their children for the period July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008, with a six-month automatic extension through December 31, 2008 in an amount not to exceed $26,000.  (100% State CalWORKs funding) (All Districts)

 

C.53    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with Asian Community Mental Health Services in an amount not to exceed $81,000 to provide mental health services for Asian-language speaking CalWORKs participants for the period July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008, with a six-month automatic extension through December 31, 2008 in an amount not to exceed $40,500.  (100% State CalWORKs funding) (All Districts)

 

C.54    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with Desarrollo Familiar, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $60,000 to provide mental health services for Spanish-speaking recipients of the CalWORKs Program for the period July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008, with a six-month automatic extension through December 31, 2008 in an amount not to exceed $30,000. (100% State CalWORKs funding) (All Districts)

 

C.55    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Nadhan, Inc. (dba Creekside Convalescent Hospital and Mental Health Rehabilitation Program), in an amount not to exceed $232,500 to provide subacute care for seriously and persistently mentally ill adults for the period January 1 through December 31, 2008. (100% Mental Health Realignment funding) (All Districts)

 

C.56    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Therapeutic Residential Services, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $86,400 to provide augmented board and care services for County-referred mentally disordered clients for the period January 1 through December 31, 2008. (100% Mental Health Realignment funding) (All Districts)

 

C.57    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with Crestwood Behavioral Health, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $8,758,956 to provide subacute skilled nursing care services for the period July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008. (100% Mental Health Realignment funding) (All Districts)

 

C.58    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Neighborhood House of North Richmond, Inc., effective October 15, 2007, to increase the payment limit by $52,305 to a new payment limit of $205,305 to provide residential treatment and detoxification services to additional clients with no change in the original term of October 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008. (100% Federal Substance Abuse/Mental Health Services Administration funding) (All Districts)

 

C.59    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Garden Park Apartments Community, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $128,051 to provide supportive housing services for homeless families in Central County, for the period December 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008. (100% U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development funding) (All Districts)

 

C.60    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Per Diem Staffing Systems, Inc., effective August 16, 2007, to increase the payment limit by $75,000 to a new payment limit of $195,000 to provide additional temporary therapy services for patients at the Contra Costa Regional Medical and Health Centers, with no change in the original term of February 1, 2007 through January 31, 2008.  (100% Enterprise Fund I) (All Districts)

 

C.61    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with D’Omega Kids Courier Services, LLC, effective November 1, 2007, to increase the payment limit by $100,000 to a new payment limit of $450,000 to provide additional courier services for the Contra Costa Regional Medical and Health Centers, with no change in the original term of April 1, 2006 through March 31, 2008. (100% Enterprise Fund I) (All Districts)

 

C.62    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Robert Liebig, M.D., effective October 1, 2007, to increase the payment limit by $68,000 to a new payment limit of $1,318,000 to provide additional radiology services for patients at the Contra Costa Regional Medical and Health Centers, with no change in the original term of January 1, 2005 through December 31, 2007. (100% Enterprise Fund I) (All Districts)

 

C.63    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Lee Shratter, M.D., effective October 1, 2007, to increase the payment limit by $37,500 to a new payment limit of $362,500 to provide additional radiology services for patients at the Contra Costa Regional Medical and Health Centers, with no change in the original term of January 1, 2005 through December 31, 2007. (100% Enterprise Fund I) (All Districts)

 

C.64    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Brian Blaisch, M.D., Pediatrics, Inc., effective November 1, 2007, to increase the payment limit by $10,000 to a new payment limit of $118,635 to provide additional hours of pediatric services for patients at the Contra Costa Regional Medical and Health Centers, with no change in the original term of April 1, 2005 through March 31, 2008. (100% Enterprise Fund I) (All Districts)

 

C.65    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a cancellation agreement with Frank Flores, M.D., for provision of radiology services for patients at the Contra Costa Regional Medical and Health Centers, effective at the close of business on July 1, 2007.  (All Districts)

 

C.66    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with John Echols, M.D., effective October 1, 2007, to increase the payment limit by $375,000 to a new payment limit of $1,200,000 to provide additional hours of psychiatric services for patients at the Contra Costa Regional Medical and Health Centers, with no change in the original term of June 1, 2006 through May 31, 2009.  (100% Enterprise Fund I) (All Districts)

 

C.67    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Ho-Yin Li, M.D., Inc., in an amount not to exceed $900,000 to provide anesthesiology services to patients at the Contra Costa Regional Medical and Health Centers for the period November 1, 2007 through October 31, 2010.  (100% Enterprise Fund I) (All Districts)

 

 

C.68    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with HCPro, Inc. (dba the Greeley Company), effective July 1, 2007, to increase the payment limit by $750,000 to a new payment limit of $1,350,000 to provide additional hours of services to the Contra Costa Regional Medical and Health Centers with regard to regulatory compliance with the Plan of Corrections submitted to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, with no change in the original term of January 1, 2007 through December 31, 2008. (100% Enterprise Fund I) (All Districts)

 

C.69    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a cancellation agreement with Brink & Associates, Inc., for provision of consultation services with regard to regulatory compliance at the Contra Costa Regional Medical and Health Centers, effective at the close of business on October 12, 2007.  (All Districts)

 

C.70    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Steven A. Harrison, M.D., in an amount not to exceed $75,000 to provide professional ophthalmology services for Contra Costa Health Plan members for the period December 1, 2007 through November 30, 2008.  (100% Health Plan member premiums) (All Districts)

 

C.71    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Total HealthCare Management, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $250,000 to provide claims processing and negotiation services to the Contra Costa Health Plan for the period December 1, 2007 through November 30, 2008. (Commission-based payment plan) (All Districts)

 

C.72    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Jose E. Ochoa in an amount not to exceed $31,430 to provide consulting services to the Health Services Department with regard to sales and outreach support, market trending, forecasting and statistical analysis, for the period December 16, 2007 through May 15, 2008.  (100% Health Plan member premiums) (All Districts)

 

C.73    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Larry Digman in an amount not to exceed $176,960 to provide data analysis and evaluation in support of the California Works Information Network (CaIWIN) for the period January 1, 2008 through December 31, 2008. (Budgeted: 20% County; 40% State; 40% Federal) (All Districts)

 

C.74    AUTHORIZE and APPROVE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Daina Laindza-Oliver, dba You Angry? Violence Prevention Services in an amount not to exceed $29,500, to provide domestic violence consultation services for the period January 1, 2008 through June 30, 2008. (Budgeted: 100% County General Fund) (All Districts)

 

C.75    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute contracts with the agencies listed below for a total amount not to exceed $1,090,000 to provide mental health services to clients for the period March 1, 2008 through February 28, 2010. (100% County General Fund) (All Districts)

 

Contractor  

Payment Limit  

Amador Institute  

 $40,000  

Family Institute of Pinole  

 $40,000  

Family Stress Center  

 $80,000  

Hiawatha Harris, M.D., Inc.  

 $50,000  

Lucas Michael Rubino Family and Child Counseling  

 $200,000  

Multi-Lingual Consulting, Inc.  

 $200,000  

New Directions Counseling Center, Inc.  

 $60,000  

Portia Bell Hume Behavioral Health Center  

 $60,000  

Psychotherapy Institute of Individual, Family, and Community Development  

$60,000  

Touchstone Counseling

 $80,000  

Turning Point Counseling Center  

 $80,000  

West Coast Children's Center, Inc.  

 $80,000  

YWCA of Contra Costa County  

 $60,000  

 Total  

$1,090,000  

 

 

 

 

C.76    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Development Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Sponamore Associates, effective December 5, 2007, to extend the term from December 31, 2007 to December 31, 2008 with no change to the payment limit of $122,002, to provide environmental review services. (Budgeted, Plant Acquisition) (District II)

 

Leases

 

C.77    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the General Services Director, or designee, to execute a First Amendment to the contract with the City of Pittsburg, to extend the term for the one-year period December 19, 2007 through December 18, 2008, for operation and maintenance of the Pittsburg Branch Library; and ADOPT related California Environmental Quality Act findings. (Budgeted) (District V)

 

Other Actions

 

C.78     APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute an Unpaid Student Training Agreement with San Jose State University to provide field instruction in the Health Services Department for the University’s students, for the period July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2010. (All Districts)

 

C.79    ACCEPT monthly update on the operations of the Employment and Human Services Department-Community Services Bureau, as recommended by the County Administrator. (All Districts)

 

C.80    CONTINUE the emergency action originally taken by the Board of Supervisors on April 10, 2007, regarding the Lower Walnut Creek Interim Protection Measures Project, as recommended by the Chief Engineer, County Flood Control and Water Conservation District, Pacheco area. (Flood Control Zone 3B funding) (Districts II & IV)

 

C.81    DELEGATE authority to the County Treasurer for investing and re-investing County funds and the funds of other depositors in the County Treasury, or to sell or exchange securities for calendar year 2008, as recommended by the County Administrator. (All Districts)

 

C.82    ACCEPT the Treasurer’s Investment Report as of September 30, 2007, as recommended by the Treasurer-Tax Collector. (All Districts)

 

C.83    APPROVE and EXECUTE the Addendum to the 1995 Agreement to Settle Litigation Relating to the Dougherty Valley General Plan Amendment, Specific Plan, and Environmental Impact Report and Relating to the Water Supply Management Program and Environmental Impact Report for the East Bay Municipal Utility District, requiring the developer to pay a demand mitigation fee to provide potable water to the planned development. (District III)

 

C.84    APPROVE the Preliminary 2008/2009 North Richmond Waste and Recovery Mitigation Fee Expenditure Plan, as recommended by the Community Development Director. (100% Mitigation Fee revenue) (District I)

 

C.85    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Deputy Director-Redevelopment, or designee, to execute a contract with Debbie Raucher in an amount not to exceed $50,000 to provide consultation and technical assistance with the implementation of a housing development program for Mental Health Services Act (MHSA) funds for the period December 1, 2007 to July 30, 2008. (100% MHSA funds) (All Districts)

 

Redevelopment Agency

 

C.86    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Redevelopment Director to execute the Purchase and Sale Agreement between the County Redevelopment Agency and Eddie Castaneda and Heather Noonan, ACCEPT the Grant Deed from Eddie Castaneda and Heather Noonan, and AUTHORIZE payment in the amount of $360,000 for property rights for Assessor’s Parcel No. 094-013-004, in connection with the Orbisonia Heights Redevelopment Project, Bay Point area. (100% Redevelopment Agency funds) (District V)

 

C.87    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Redevelopment Director to execute the Purchase and Sale Agreement between the County Redevelopment Agency and Willie J. Fall and Sharon L. Fall, ACCEPT the Grant Deed from Willie J. Fall and Sharon L. Fall, and AUTHORIZE payment in the amount of $295,000 for property rights for Assessor’s Parcel No. 094-014-013 in connection with the Orbisonia Heights Redevelopment Project, Bay Point area. (100% Redevelopment Agency funds) (District V)

 

C.88    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Redevelopment Director to execute the Purchase and Sale Agreement between the County Redevelopment Agency and Robert and Cynthia Proseus, ACCEPT the Grant Deed from Robert and Cynthia Proseus, and AUTHORIZE payment in the amount of $450,000 for property rights for Assessor’s Parcel No. 094-013-003 in connection with the Orbisonia Heights Redevelopment Project, Bay Point area. (100% Redevelopment Agency funds) (District V)

 

 

C.89    AUTHORIZE the Redevelopment Director to reimburse Union Pacific Railroad Company, on behalf of the County and the Redevelopment Agency, the amount of $286,280.31 for costs incurred through October 31, 2007 on behalf of the County and the Agency in the remediation of hazardous materials in the Hookston Station area pursuant to settlement agreements among the Union Pacific Railroad Company, the Hookston Group, the County, and the Redevelopment Agency. (Budgeted, Redevelopment Agency funds) (District IV)

 

 

 

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 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 second Monday of the month at 10:00 a.m. in Room 108, County Administration Building, 651 Pine Street, Martinez.

 

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

 

The 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

December 17

December 17

    9:00 a.m.

  10:30 a.m.

See above

See above

Finance Committee

Transportation Water & Infrastructure

Capital Facilities Committee

December 10

December 10

As needed

  10:00 a.m.

  10:00 a.m.

See above

See above

 

 

AD HOC COMMITTIES

 

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

 

       Airport Committee:        Chair, Supervisor Mary N. Piepho

       Legislation Committee:  Chair, Supervisor Susan A. Bonilla

       Smart Growth:               Chair, Supervisor Federal D. Glover

       Violence Prevention:     Chair, Supervisor John Gioia

 

 

 

PERSONS WHO WISH TO ADDRESS THE BOARD MAY BE LIMITED TO THREE (3) MINUTES.

 

 

AGENDA DEADLINE:  Thursday, 12 noon, 12 days before the Tuesday Board meetings.

 

 

Glossary of Acronyms, Abbreviations, and other Terms (in alphabetical order): 

Contra Costa County has a policy of making limited use of acronyms, abbreviations, and industry-specific language in its Board of Supervisors meetings and written materials.  Following is a list of commonly used language that may appear in oral presentations and written materials associated with Board meetings:

 

 


AB              Assembly Bill

ABAG         Association of Bay Area Governments

ACA           Assembly Constitutional Amendment

ADA           Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990

AFSCME     American Federation of State County and Municipal Employees

AICP          American Institute of Certified Planners

AIDS          Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome

ALUC         Airport Land Use Commission

AOD           Alcohol and Other Drugs

BAAQMD    Bay Area Air Quality Management District

BART         Bay Area Rapid Transit District

BCDC         Bay Conservation & Development Commission

BGO           Better Government Ordinance

BOS           Board of Supervisors

CALTRANS   California Department of Transportation

CalWIN      California Works Information Network

CalWORKS  California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids

CAER            Community Awareness Emergency Response

CAO            County Administrative Officer or Office

CCCPFD     (ConFire) Contra Costa County Fire Protection District

CCHP         Contra Costa Health Plan

CCTA         Contra Costa Transportation Authority

CDBG         Community Development Block Grant

CEQA         California Environmental Quality Act

CIO            Chief Information Officer

COLA         Cost of living adjustment

ConFire      (CCCPFD) Contra Costa County Fire Protection District

CPA           Certified Public Accountant

CPI             Consumer Price Index

CSA           County Service Area

CSAC         California State Association of Counties

CTC            California Transportation Commission

dba            doing business as

EBMUD       East Bay Municipal Utility District

ECCFPD     East Contra Costa Fire Protection District

ECCRPC     East Contra Costa Regional Planning Commission

EIR             Environmental Impact Report

EIS             Environmental Impact Statement

EMCC         Emergency Medical Care Committee

EMS           Emergency Medical Services

EPSDT       State Early Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment Program (Mental Health)

et al.          et alii (and others)

FAA            Federal Aviation Administration

FEMA         Federal Emergency Management Agency

F&HS          Family and Human Services Committee

First 5         First Five Children and Families Commission (Proposition 10)

FTE            Full Time Equivalent            

FY              Fiscal Year

GHAD         Geologic Hazard Abatement District

GIS            Geographic Information System

HCD           (State Dept of) Housing & Community Development

HHS           Department of Health and Human Services

HIPAA        Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act

HIV             Human Immunodeficiency Syndrome

HOV           High Occupancy Vehicle

HR              Human Resources

HUD           United States Department of Housing and Urban Development

Inc.            Incorporated

IOC                Internal Operations Committee

ISO            Industrial Safety Ordinance

JPA            Joint (exercise of) Powers Authority or Agreement

Lamorinda    Lafayette-Moraga-Orinda Area

LAFCo        Local Agency Formation Commission

LLC            Limited Liability Company

LLP            Limited Liability Partnership

Local 1       Public Employees Union Local 1

LVN            Licensed Vocational Nurse

MAC           Municipal Advisory Council

MBE            Minority Business Enterprise

M.D.           Medical Doctor

M.F.T.        Marriage and Family Therapist

MIS            Management Information System

MOE           Maintenance of Effort

MOU           Memorandum of Understanding

MTC           Metropolitan Transportation Commission

NACo         National Association of Counties

OB-GYN      Obstetrics and Gynecology

O.D.           Doctor of Optometry

OES-EOC    Office of Emergency Services-Emergency Operations Center

OSHA         Occupational Safety and Health Administration

Psy.D.        Doctor of Psychology

RDA           Redevelopment Agency

RFI             Request For Information

RFP            Request For Proposal

RFQ           Request For Qualifications

RN              Registered Nurse

SB              Senate Bill

SBE            Small Business Enterprise

SRVRPC     San Ramon Valley Regional Planning Commission

SWAT        Southwest Area Transportation Committee

TRANSPAC  Transportation Partnership & Cooperation (Central)

TRANSPLAN Transportation Planning Committee (East County)

TRE or TTE      Trustee

TWIC          Transportation, Water and Infrastructure Committee

VA              Department of Veterans Affairs

vs.              versus (against)

WAN          Wide Area Network

WBE           Women Business Enterprise

WCCTAC    West Contra Costa Transportation Advisory Committee