View Other Items in this Archive | View All Archives | Printable Version

 

 

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 18, 2007

 

All Supervisors were present this day.

 

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

 

Inspirational Thought -  Tomorrow is the most precious gift we have. It comes to us new and clean at midnight. All it asks is that we've learned something from yesterday.”  ~ John Wayne

 

CONSIDER CONSENT ITEMS   (Items listed as C.1 through C.190 on the following agenda)Approved as listed except as noted:  C.37, C.46 Items are subject to removal from Consent Calendar by request of any Supervisor or on request for discussion by a member of the public. Items removed from this section will be considered with the Short Discussion Items.

 
PRESENTATIONS

 

PR.1    PRESENTATION to Frank Puglisi, former Chief Executive Officer of the Contra Costa Regional Medical Center, upon his appointment as the Executive Administrator for the Health Care Interpreter Network, to recognize him for his innovative work in the field of health care services. (Supervisor Bonilla) (All Districts)

 

PR.2    PRESENTATION to honor Virgie V. Jones on the occasion of her retirement from the Alamo-Lafayette Cemetery District. (Supervisor Piepho) (District III)

 

PR.3    PRESENTATION to recognize Chris Suter for receiving Alamo’s 2007 Citizen of the Year Award.  (Supervisor Piepho) (District III)

 

PR.4    PRESENTATION to recognize Mitch Avalon, Public Works Department, for being named the Contra Costa Watershed Forum’s “Watershed Champion of the Year.” (Supervisor Piepho) (All Districts)

 

SHORT DISCUSSIONS ITEMS   Approved as listed except as noted: 

 

SD.1    PUBLIC COMMENT (3 Minutes/Speaker)

Kristin Henderson expressed asked the Board to set up a trust fund for restoration of historic buildings; Armando G. Cutino and Oyang Teng addressed the issue of home foreclosures and banking collapses; the following people spoke in opposition of closing the Pediatrics unit at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center:  Ann Johnson, Kelley Taylor, Michelle Flores, Matthew M. Taylor.

 

SD.2    CONSIDER any Consent Items previously removed.

 

SD.3    HEARING on an appeal by James Espinosa of the Zoning Administrator's decision to abate from private property located at 3405 Danielle Place, Bay Point area, a vehicle that has been declared a public nuisance.  (Gene Haney, Office of the Sheriff) (District V)

CLOSED the hearing; DENIED the appeal by James Espinosa of the Zoning Administrator's decision to abate from private property located at 3405 Danielle Place, Bay Point area, a vehicle that has been declared a public nuisance.  Supervisor Glover extended Mr. Espinoza’s time to comply with the Sheriff’s order until December 23, 2007. 

 

SD.4    CONSIDER adopting the County Administrator’s recommendations regarding Fiscal Year 2008/09 Recommended Budget development; and designating Tuesday, April 22, 2008 for Fiscal Year 2008/09 budget hearings (including Bielenson hearings, if needed), and Tuesday, May 6, 2008 for adoption of the Fiscal Year 2008/09 County and Special District Budgets. (John Cullen, County Administrator) (All Districts)

DECLARED the Board’s intention to adopt a Fiscal Year 2008/09 General Fund budget that balances annual expenses and revenues and that strengthens General Fund Reserves; ACKNOWLEDGED that significant progress in restoring the County’s fiscal health has occurred, and must continue; DECLARED that Board’s desire to maintain current year service levels into FY 2008/09 if revenues allow; DIRECTED Department Heads to work closely with the County Administrator to achieve a balanced budget; DIRECTED Departments, in cooperation with Labor Relations, to begin the meet and confer process regarding the impact of potential program reductions; DIRECTED the County Administrator to return to the Board April 22, 2008 with an FY 2008/09 Recommended Budget; DESIGNATED Tuesday, April 22, 2008 for budget hearings and Tuesday, May 6, 2008 for budget adoption; and DIRECTED the Clerk of the Board to publish notice of the budget hearings and availability of budget documents.

 

SD.5    CONSIDER approving rate adjustment for solid waste collection in the unincorporated areas served by Richmond Sanitary Service under the County’s Franchise Agreement and taking related actions.  (Supervisor Gioia) (Districts I and II)

APPROVED rate adjustment for solid waste collection in the unincorporated areas served by Richmond Sanitary Service under the County’s Franchise Agreement for the period January 1, 2008 to December 31, 2008; APPROVED allocation of funds ($111,378) to be collected by RSS and paid to the County in 2008 in designated districts:  75% District I, 25% District II.

 

DELIBERATION ITEMS  Approved as listed except as noted: 

 

D.1      HEARING on a recommendation of the East County Planning Commission for a proposed General Plan Amendment, rezoning to a Planned Unit District and Final Development Plan for the construction of a 126-unit townhouse project at the intersection of Willow Pass Road and Port Chicago Highway, Bay Point area (Affinity Land & Construction Company—Applicant, and Affinito Family Enterprises—Owner) (County Files #GP05-0001, RZ05-3173 and DP05-3102). (Catherine Kutsuris, Community Development Department) (District V)

CLOSED the hearing on a recommendation of the East County Planning Commission for a proposed General Plan Amendment, rezoning to a Planned Unit District and Final Development Plan for the construction of a 126-unit townhouse project at the intersection of Willow Pass Road and Port Chicago Highway, Bay Point area; FOUND no substantial evidence that the project will have a significant effect on the environment and that the Mitigated Negative Declaration prepared for this project reflects the County’s independent judgment and analysis; ADOPTED the Mitigated Negative Declaration and the accompanying Mitigation Monitoring Program for purposes of satisfying the project’s compliance with the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA); ADOPTED the General Plan Amendment, including change to the Land Use Element Map re-designating the 7.61 acre site from Commercial to Multiple Family Residential Medium Density as the first Consolidated General Plan Amendment for Calendar Year 2008; ADOPTED the rezoning of the site from Retail-Business District to a Planned Unit District; APPROVED the Preliminary and Final Development Plan for 126 residential townhouse units with the conditions of approval; ADOPTED Board Resolution No 2007/703 incorporating findings and conditions of approval as the basis for the Board’s approval; ADOPTED Ordinance No. 2007-44 giving effect to the rezoning; and DIRECTED staff to post a Notice of Determination with the County Clerk.

 

D.2      ACCEPT report from NewPoint Group dated November 12, 2007 regarding its review of the Base Year Rate Application submitted by Allied Waste Services; CONSIDER authorizing continuation of existing solid waste collection rates in the unincorporated areas served by Allied Waste Services, approving proposed service changes for residential customers in the unincorporated areas served by Allied Waste Services under the County’s Franchise Agreement to be implemented no later than May 31, 2008, and directing staff to develop multiple variable rate scenarios, in consultation with Allied Waste Services, to be considered by the Board of Supervisors in January 2008. (Deidra Dingman, Community Development Department) (Districts II, III, IV, and V)

ACCEPTED report from NewPoint Group dated November 12, 2007 regarding its review of the Base Year Rate Application submitted by Allied Waste Services; AUTHORIZED continuation of existing solid waste collection rates in the unincorporated areas served by Allied Waste Services; APPROVED proposed service changes for residential customers in the unincorporated areas served by Allied Waste Services under the County’s Franchise Agreement to be implemented no later than May 31, 2008; and DIRECTED staff to develop multiple variable rate scenarios, in consultation with Allied Waste Services, to be considered by the Board of Supervisors in January 2008 with institution of variable rate model, if approved, to become effective at the commencement of service change implementation.

 

D.3      CONSIDER adopting the Contra Costa County 2008 Federal and State Legislative Platforms and accepting the year-end report on the County’s 2007 Federal and State legislative programs. (Sara Hoffman, County Administrator’s Office) (All Districts)

Chair Piepho and Supervisor Uilkema registered “NO” votes regarding item number 41 for the State Legislative Platform (regarding supporting a reduction in the 2/3 vote requirement for special taxes that fund high priority local services); The Board ACCEPTED the year-end report on the County’s 2007 federal and state legislative programs; DIRECTED the County Administrator to return to the Board of Supervisors in January 2008, as necessary, to update the County’s legislative platforms to reflect intervening legislative actions and final Army Corps of Engineers project capacity figures; DIRECTED the County Administrator to review legislation to identify bills that affect the County’s adopted legislative platforms and to recommend appropriate positions on specific bills for consideration by the Board of Supervisors; and AUTHORIZED the Board members, the County’s federal and state legislative representatives and the County Administrator, or designee, to prepare and present information, position papers and testimony in support of the 2008 Federal and State Legislative Platforms

 

Closed Session

 

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

 

2:00     Closed Session

 

Supplemental Calendar of Closed Session Items

Tuesday, December 18, 2007, 9:30 a.m. and thereafter

Board Chambers Room 107 and Room 101

 

            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.

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   

 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      APPROVE and Authorize the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a contract with All Cities Management Services, Inc., in the annual amount of $100,000 to implement the Bay Point Crossing Guard Program for the period December 1, 2007 through June 30, 2010, Bay Point area. (100% Keller Canyon Mitigation Fund) (District V)

 

C.2      APPROVE plans and specifications including Addendum No. 1, and AWARD and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a contract in the amount of $1,189,576 to Teichert Construction, the lowest responsive and responsible bidder for the 2008 Byron Highway Overlay Project, Byron area. (88% State Surface Treatment Program, 12% Local Road funding) (District III)

 

C.3      APPROVE plans and specifications including Addendum No. 1, and AWARD and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a contract in the amount of $308,800 to Grade Tech, Inc., the lowest responsive and responsible bidder for the Camino Tassajara Shoulder Widening Project, Danville area. (88% State Transportation Improvement Program, 12 % South County Area of Benefit funding) (District III)

 

C.4      ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/708 accepting as complete the contracted work performed by W. Bradley Electric, Inc., for the Appian Way at La Paloma Road Traffic Signal Project, as recommended by the Public Works Director, El Sobrante area. (Richmond/El Sobrante Area of Benefit funding) (District I)

 

C.5      APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee to execute a contract amendment with Ove Arup and Partners California, Ltd., effective November 12, 2007, to increase the payment limit by $24,000 to a new payment limit of $1,135,150 with no change to the contract term, to provide additional design services for the Iron Horse Trail Pedestrian Overcrossing, Pleasant Hill BART Station area. (County Redevelopment Agency funding) (District IV)

 

C.6      ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/709 ratifying the prior decision of the Public Works Director, or designee, to fully close a portion of Knightsen Avenue on November 28, 2007 at 7:00 p.m., through November 30, 2007 at 4:00 p.m., for the purpose of repairing the BNSF railroad crossing, Knightsen area. (District III)

 

C.7      APPROVE the Canal Road-Loftus Road Bike Facilities Project and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to advertise the project; ADOPT related California Environmental Quality Act findings, Bay Point area. (90% Caltrans Bicycle Transportation Account and 10% Road funds) (District V)

 

C.8      APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the conveyance of the parcel identified as Basin “B” to the Agricultural-Nature Resources Trust of Contra Costa County and DETERMINE that the conveyance of said parcel will not substantially conflict or interfere with the County’s use of the property; and AUTHORIZE the Chair, Board of Supervisors to execute a Grant Deed in connection with the State Route 4 East, Bailey Road Interchange Project, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Pittsburg area. (No fiscal impact) (District V)

 

C.9      APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the relocation of access rights between the County and Foxwood Community, LLC, to serve the Seabreeze II Subdivision (SD 04-08830), as recommended by the Public Works Director, Bay Point area. (No fiscal impact)  (District V)

 

C.10    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute Contract Amendment No. 1 with T.Y. Lin International, effective November 27, 2007, to increase the payment limit by $78,650 to a new payment limit of $489,776 to provide design services for the Orwood Road Bridge Replacement Project, Brentwood area.  (Federal, Road, and East Bay Regional Park District funding) (District III)

 

Engineering Services

 

C.11    DA 02-00014 (Cross-reference SD 95-07984):  ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/710 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 Shapell Industries of Northern California, a division of Shapell Industries, Inc., a Delaware corporation, as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon area. (District III)

 

C.12    DP 88-03007:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/711 accepting completion of improvements for project being developed by The Stratford at Lafayette, LLC, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Lafayette area. (District II)

 

C.13    MS 05-00038:  ADOPT Resolution  No. 2007/712 approving the parcel map and subdivision agreement for project being developed by Gary Todd Hodson and James C. Duval, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Kensington area. (District I)

 

C.14    PA 02-00007 (Cross-reference SD 95-07984):  ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/713 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 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.15    PA 02-00011 (Cross-reference SD 95-07984):  ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/714 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 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.16    RA 02-01137 (Cross-reference SD 03-08509):  ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/715 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.17    RA 02-01142 (Cross-reference SD 00-08507):  ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/716 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.18    RA 03-01151 (Cross-reference SD 03-08509):  ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/717 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.19    RA 04-01168 (Cross-reference SD 99-08306):  ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/718 accepting offer of dedication for roadway purposes for Dougherty Road for project being developed by Shapell Industries, Inc., as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.20    RA 04-01170 (Cross-reference SD 03-08509):  ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/719 accepting completion of warranty period and release of cash deposit for faithful performance, for project being developed by Lennar Homes of California, Inc., as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.21    RA 04-01173 (Cross-reference SD 99-08331):  ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/720 accepting completion of improvements and declaring Casablanca Street and Casablanca Street Bridge as County roads for project being developed by Danville Tassajara Partners, LLC, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Danville area. (District III)

 

C.22    RA 04-01175 (Cross-reference SD 04-08923):  ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/721 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.23    RA 04-01176 (Cross-reference SD 05-08957):  ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/722 accepting offer of dedication-road purposes, 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.24    RA 04-01176 (Cross-reference SD 05-08957):  ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/723 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.25    RA 05-01186 (Cross-reference SD 99-08381):  ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/724 accepting completion of improvements and declaring Charbray Street as a County road for project being developed by Shapell Homes, a division of Shapell Industries, Inc., a Delaware corporation, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Danville area. (District III)

 

C.26    RA 05-01187 (Cross-reference SD 99-08306):  ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/725 accepting offer of dedication for roadway purposes for Main Branch Road for project being developed by Shapell Industries, Inc., a Delaware corporation, as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.27    RA 05-01193 (Cross-reference SD 95-07984):  ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/726 accepting completion of warranty period and release of cash deposit for faithful performance for project being developed by Shapell Homes, a division of Shapell Industries, Inc., a Delaware corporation, as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.28    RA 05-01193 (Cross-reference SD 95-07984):  ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/727 accepting completion of landscape improvements for the subdivision agreement (right-of-way landscaping), for project being developed by Shapell Homes, a division of Shapell Industries, Inc., a Delaware corporation, as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.29    RA 06-01211 (Cross-reference SD 04-08856):  ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/728 accepting completion of improvements for Dougherty Road intersection improvements, for project being developed by Shapell Homes, a division of Shapell Industries, Inc., a Delaware corporation, as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.30    RA 06-01218 (Cross-reference SD 04-08847):  ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/729 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 Shapell Homes, a division of Shapell Industries, Inc., a Delaware corporation, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Danville area. (District III)

 

C.31    SD 95-07976:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/730 accepting offer of dedication (trail easement), 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.32    SD 95-07984:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/731 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 Shapell Homes, a division of Shapell Industries, Inc., a Delaware corporation, as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.33    SD 99-08306:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/732 accepting offer of dedication (trail easement), for project being developed by Shapell Industries, Inc., a Delaware corporation, as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.34    SD 99-08381:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/733 accepting offer of dedication (public utilities easement), for project being developed by Shapell Industries, Inc., a Delaware corporation, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Danville area. (District III)

 

C.35    SD 02-08683:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/734 accepting offer of dedication (trail easement), for project being developed by Shapell Industries, Inc., a Delaware corporation, as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.36    SD 04-08700:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/735 accepting offer of dedication (trail easement), for project being developed by Shapell Industries, Inc., a Delaware corporation, as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.37    SD 04-08700:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/736 accepting completion of warranty period and release of cash deposit for faithful performance, for project being developed by Shapell Homes, a division of Shapell Industries, Inc., a Delaware corporation, as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

RELISTED to undetermined date SD 04-08700 to ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/736 accepting completion of warranty period and release of cash deposit for faithful performance, for project being developed by Shapell Homes, a division of Shapell Industries, Inc., a Delaware corporation, as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon.

 

C.38    SD 04-08820:  ADOPT Resolution  No. 2007/737 approving the final map and subdivision agreement for project being developed by Geoghegan Homes, Inc., as recommended by the Public Works Director, El Sobrante area. (District I)

 

C.39    SD 04-08820:  ADOPT Resolution  No. 2007/738 approving the deferred improvement agreement along Hilltop Drive for project being developed by Geoghegan Homes, Inc., as recommended by the Public Works Director, El Sobrante area. (District I)

 

C.40    SD 04-08820:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/739 accepting grant deed of development rights (creek structure setbacks), for project being developed by Geoghegan Homes, Inc., as recommended by the Public Works Director, El Sobrante area. (District I)

 

C.41    SD 04-08847:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/740 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 Shapell Homes, a division of Shapell Industries, Inc., a Delaware corporation, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Danville area. (District III)

 

C.42    SD 04-08905:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/741 accepting completion of improvements and declaring Golden Grass Court, Golden Grass Drive, and Treetop Terrace Court as County roads, for project being developed by Davidon Homes, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Alamo area. (District III)

 

C.43    SD 05-08943:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/742 accepting offer of dedication (public utilities easement), for project being developed by Shapell Industries, Inc., a Delaware corporation, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Danville area. (District III)

 

C.44    SD 05-08943:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/743 approving subdivision agreement (right-of-way landscaping), for project being developed by Shapell Homes, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Danville area. (District III)

 

Special Districts & County Airports

 

C.45    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Airport Director, or designee, to work with private enterprise to receive funding or other in-kind contributions not to exceed $10,000 individually, to improve the public observation area at Buchanan Field Airport, at a total project cost not to exceed $250,000, Pacheco area. (Airport Enterprise Fund and Assistance from Private Enterprise) (District IV)

 

C.46    AUTHORIZE the Airport Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Kimley-Horn and Associates, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $56,300 for the Buchanan Field Taxiway Echo Lighting Project for the period December 18, 2007 through December 18, 2009, Pacheco area. (95% Federal Aviation Administration, 2.375% Caltrans and 2.625% Airport Enterprise Fund) (District IV)

            RELISTED to undetermined date to authorize the Airport Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Kimley-Horn and Associates, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $56,300 for the Buchanan Field Taxiway Echo Lighting Project for the period December 18, 2007 through December 18, 2009, Pacheco area.

 

C.47      RATIFY the decision of Blackhawk GHAD General Manager Richard D. Short, Kleinfelder, Inc., or designee, to execute a contract amendment with ENGEO, Inc., effective November 14, 2007, to increase the payment limit by $80,000 to a new payment limit of $100,000 to provide geotechnical engineering services to the Blackhawk GHAD, Danville area. (Blackhawk GHAD funding) (District III)

 

C.48    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the conveyance of an easement to the State of California and a fee to the Agricultural-Nature Resources Trust of Contra Costa County and DETERMINE that the conveyance of such easements rights will not substantially conflict or interfere with the County’s use of the property; AUTHORIZE the Chair, Board of Supervisors, to execute a Grant of Easement and Grant Deed in connection with the Willow Pass Grade Mitigation Project, as recommended by the Chief Engineer, Flood Control and Water Conservation District, Bay Point area. (No fiscal impact) (District V)

 

C.49    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the conveyance of a waterline easement to the Contra Costa Water District and AUTHORIZE the Chair, Board of Supervisors, to execute the Grant of Easement in connection with the Concord Jet Services Project, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Concord area. (District IV)

 

C.50    ADOPT the Buchanan Hangers LLC (formerly known as CCR Hangars I, LLC) Buchanan Field Development Project Mitigated Negative Declaration and Mitigation Monitoring Program in compliance with the California Environmental Quality Act; and APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Airports Director to execute a long-term lease and development terms with Buchanan Hangars LLC in the amount of $1,000 per month during construction and $21,932 per month thereafter, with incremental increases, for the Buchanan Field Development Project, Pacheco area. (Revenue accrues to Airport Enterprise Fund) (District IV)

 

Statutory Actions

 

C.51    APPROVE minutes, as on file with the Clerk of the Board, for the month of November 2007. (All Districts)

 

C.52    APPROVE Board Member Meeting Reports for the month of November 2007. (All Districts)

 

Claims, Collections & Litigation

 

C.53    DENY claims by Nosheen David; James Lightner; LaChawn Robinson; Letha C. Hackett; Farmers Insurance for Marco Perea; Pacific Bell Telephone Company for Maryann Candini; Geico for Richard Clark; Bernice Brown; Sam Wesley; East Bay Municipal Utility District by Elayna Whyte; and amended claim by Malik Sameer. (All Districts)

 

C.54    RECEIVE report concerning the final settlement of Ramona Reuper vs. Contra Costa County and AUTHORIZE payment from the Workers’ Compensation Trust Fund in the amount of $42,000, less permanent disability payments, as recommended by the County Administrator. (All Districts)

 

C.55    AUTHORIZE payment in the amount of $159,120 to the Agricultural-Natural Resources Trust of Contra Costa County to compensate for property damages caused by land movement to the Seabreeze subdivision in the Bay Point area, as recommended by the County Administrator. (All Districts)

 

Honors & Proclamations

 

C.56    ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/744 recognizing Frank Puglisi, former Chief Executive Officer of the Contra Costa Regional Medical Center, upon his appointment as the Executive Administrator for the Health Care Interpreter Network and for his innovative work in the field of health care services, as recommended by Supervisor Bonilla. (All Districts)  (See PR.1)

 

C.57    ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/745 honoring Virgie V. Jones on the occasion of her retirement from the Alamo-Lafayette Cemetery District, as recommended by Supervisor Piepho. (All Districts) (See PR.2)

 

C.58    ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/746 recognizing Chris Suter for receiving Alamo’s 2007 Citizen of the Year Award, as recommended by Supervisor Piepho.  (See PR.3)

 

C.59    ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/747 recognizing Mitch Avalon, Public Works Department, for being named the Contra Costa Watershed Forum’s “Watershed Champion of the Year,” as recommended by Supervisor Piepho. (All Districts) (See PR.4)

 

C.60    ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/748 recognizing the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District for devoted service in fighting the 2007 southern California firestorms, as recommended by Supervisor Bonilla. (All Districts)

 

Appointments & Resignations

 

C.61    APPOINT Chris Brydon to the Number Four seat and RE-APPOINT Patrick Tahara to the Number Two seat on the Kensington Municipal Advisory Council, as recommended by Supervisor Gioia. (District I)

 

C.62    DECLARE vacant the Consumer 60 or Older - Seat 2 on the In-Home Supportive Services Public Authority Advisory Committee and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy, as recommended by the In-Home Supportive Services Public Authority Executive Director. (All Districts)

 

C.63    RE-APPOINT Sanford Wichner to the At Large #3 seat on the Mobile Home Advisory Committee, as recommended by the Internal Operations Committee. (All Districts)

 

C.64    APPOINT Robert Sessler to the At Large #3 seat on the Managed Care Commission, as recommended by the Internal Operations Committee. (All Districts)

 

C.65    DECLARE vacant the Community #2 seat on the Advisory Council for Equal Employment Opportunity held by Yolla Harman, who resigned, and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy, as recommended by the Internal Operations Committee.  (All Districts)

 

C.66    DECLARE vacant the Knightsen Representative seat on the east County Regional Planning Commission held by Gary Kinsey due to resignation and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy, as recommended by Supervisor Piepho.  (District III)

 

C.67   APPOINT Alton Woody to the Appointee 3 seat on the County Services Area P-2A Blackhawk Police Advisory Committee, as recommended by Supervisor Piepho.  (District III)

 

C.68   RE-APPOINT Marianne Sasso and Marie-Jeanne Parsons as members and Steve Mick as an Alternate member of the Danville/Alamo Joint Powers and Operations Committee for Hap Magee Ranch Park. as recommended by Supervisor Piepho.  (District III)

 

C.69   RE-APPOINT Nancy Dommes and Marie-Jeanne Parsons to the Danville/Alamo Monte Vista High School Pool Advisory Committee for Hap Magee Ranch Park, as recommended by Supervisor Piepho.  (District III)

 

C.70   RE-APPOINT Karen McPhearson, Jo Ann Hirsch, William Nelson, and Russ Hagerstrand to the County Service Citizen Advisory Committee, as recommended by Supervisor Piepho.  (District III)

 

C.71   RE-APPOINT Larry Rodrigue, Brent Simor, Robert Saydah, and Leland Mlejnek 4 on the County Services Area P5 Citizens Advisory Committee to a term expiring December 31, 2009

 

Appropriation Adjustments  - FY 2007/08

 

C.72    Library Administration (0620): APPROVE Appropriation and Revenue Adjustment No. 5028 authorizing new revenue in the amount of $79,953 from a donation and appropriating it for disbursement to the Walnut Creek Library Foundation. (Districts II, III and IV)

 

C.73    Library Administration (0620): APPROVE Appropriation and Revenue Adjustment No. 5041 authorizing new revenue in the amount of $129,554 from a Technology grant and appropriating it for library equipment. (Districts III and V)

 

C.74    Airport Operations (0841), Airport Fixed Assets (0843): APPROVE Appropriations Adjustment No. 5051 to transfer appropriations in the amount of $1,452 from Airport Operations to Airport Fixed Assets to complete the financial obligation for the purchase of a new van. (All Districts)

 

Intergovernmental Relations

 

C.75    ACCEPT Report on the Measure J Strategic Plan, as recommended by the Transportation, Water and Infrastructure Committee. (All Districts)

 

Personnel Actions

 

C.76    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20496, reallocating the class of Assistant Director of Airports (unrepresented) on the Salary Schedule, as recommended by the Assistant County Administrator-Human Resourced Director. (100% Airport Enterprise Fund) (All Districts)

 

C.77    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20491 to add one Secretary-Journey Level (represented) position and cancel one Clerk-Senior Level position in the Clerk of the Board’s office. (100% General Fund; salary savings from staff vacancies) (All Districts)

 

C.78    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20487 establishing the class of Fire District Logistics Manager (unrepresented) and adding one position in the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District. (Budgeted, cost offset by contract cancellation) (All Districts)

 

C.79    ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/706 to adjust the salary ranges of certain job classes to be in compliance with the State of California minimum wage law effective January 1, 2008, as recommended by the Assistant County Administrator Director of Human Resources. (All Districts) 

 

C.80    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20430 to add one Administrative Aide position in the Employment and Human Services Department, Independent Living Skills Program. (100% State and federal funding, offset by contract cancellation) (All Districts)

 

C.81    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20476 to transition one EHS Division Manager-Project and its incumbent into the Merit System. (No fiscal impact) (All Districts)

 

C.82    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20467 to retitle the class of Family and Children Services (FACS) Family Advocacy Manager-Project (unrepresented) to Comprehensive Services Manager (unrepresented); retitle the class of FACS Assistant Family Advocacy Manager-Project (unrepresented) to Comprehensive Services Assistant Manager (unrepresented); reclassify one FACS Special Needs/Mental Health Manager Project position (unrepresented) and its incumbent to Comprehensive Services Manager (unrepresented); reclassify three FACS Assistant Disabilities/Mental Health Manager Project positions (unrepresented) and incumbents to Comprehensive Services Assistant Manager (unrepresented); abandon classes of FACS Special Needs/Mental Health Manager and FACS Assistant Disabilities/Mental Health; in the Employment and Human Services Department. (No fiscal impact) (All Districts) 

 

C.83    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20410 to establish classes of Independent Living Skills Program Coordinator and Independent Skill Program Assistant Coordinator, and add one position in each class in the Employment and Human Services Department. (Budgeted, 100% State and federal funds) (All Districts)

 

C.84    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20471 to establish the class of Independent Living Skill Program Specialist (represented) and add four positions in the Employment and Human Services Department. (Budgeted, 100% State and federal funds) (All Districts) 

 

C.85    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20276A to amend the effective date of Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20276 (Item C.77, 7/10/07) to reallocate the Employment and Human Services Department classes of Site Supervisor II and Site Supervisor III on the Salary Schedule.  (100% State and federal funds) (All Districts)

 

C.86    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20492 to re-establish the class of Children's Services Aide (represented) and add two positions in the Employment and Human Services Department. (Budgeted, 100% State-Child Welfare Services Outcome Improvement Project funding, offset by contract cancellation) (All Districts) 

 

C.87    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20495 to retitle and reclassify one Animal Services Public Education Coordinator position (unrepresented) to Community Outreach and Education Manager (unrepresented) in the Animal Services Department. (100% City revenues) (All Districts)

 

C.88    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20489 to add one Sheriff’s Ranger position (represented) in the Office of the Sheriff. (100% General Fund and Abandoned Vehicle Abatement Program revenue) (All Districts)

 

C.89    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20490 to ADD one Background Investigator II position (represented) and one Clerical Supervisor position (represented), and CANCEL one Account Clerk Supervisor position (represented) and one Accountant III position (unrepresented) in the Office of the Sheriff. (Cost Savings) (All Districts)

 

C.90    ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/707 to amend the effective date of Resolution No. 2007/591 (Item C.51, 11/06/07), relating to a position in the Human Resources Department. (100% General Fund) (All Districts)

 

C.91    ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/749 approving Memorandum of Understanding with SEIU United Health Care Workers West (UHW) implementing negotiated wage agreements and other economic terms and conditions of employment for the period October 1, 2007 through September 30, 2009, as recommended by the Human Resources Director. (All Districts)

 

Grants & Contracts

APPROVE and AUTHORIZE execution of agreements between the County and the following agencies for receipt of funds and/or services:

 

C.92    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, on behalf of the Workforce Development Board of Contra Costa, to accept Process Technology Program, Advanced Manufacturing Training funding in the amount of $50,000 from the Contra Costa Community College District for occupational education for the period January 16, 2007 through December 31, 2009. (Budgeted, 100% Federal funding, no County match) (All Districts)

 

C.93    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment to accept additional funds from the California Department of Education in the amount of $3,957 for a new total payment limit of $82,996 for extended day care services, with no change to the term of July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008. (Budgeted, 100% State funds) (All Districts)

 

C.94    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, on behalf of the Workforce Development Board, to apply for and accept Community Development Block Grants from the organizations listed below in an amount not to exceed $145,000 for the period July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2009 (Budgeted: 100% Community Development Block Grant) (All Districts):

 

Agency 

 Amount

City of Antioch 

$30,000

City of Concord 

$45,000

Contra Costa County Community Development Department 

$60,000

City of Walnut Creek 

$10,000

TOTAL 

$145,000

 

C.95    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, on behalf of the Workforce Development Board, to accept funding from the State of California Employment Development Department, Workforce Investment Act (WIA), Title 1 Youth Allocation, in an amount not to exceed $408,363 for WIA youth services for the Program Year 2007/2008. (Budgeted, 100% Federal - Workforce Investment Act (WIA) of 1998, no County match) (All Districts)

 

C.96    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with First 5 Contra Costa Children and Families Commission to pay the County an amount not to exceed $546,364 to provide wraparound and other mental health services for children ages 0 to 5 years for the period July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008, including mutual indemnification for any claims arising out of the performance of this contract. (No County match) (All Districts)

 

C.97    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to submit a funding application in the amount of $69,160 to the County Community Development Block Grant program to provide Spanish language and literacy assistance to low-income residents of Central and East County to access health benefits and health service programs on behalf of the Reducing Health Disparities initiative for fiscal years 2007/08-2009/10.  (25% In-kind match) (All Districts)  

 

C.98    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Sheriff-Coroner, or designee, to apply for and accept the State of California Department of Boating and Waterways Financial Assistance Program grant in an amount not to exceed $1,504,847 to maintain the service level of the Marine Patrol Unit for the period July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2009. (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.99    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Building Inspection Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Mc Hale Insulation Co., Inc., to increase the payment limit by $35,000 to a new payment limit of $85,000 for the installation of attic insulation, under the auspices of the County’s Weatherization Program. (100% State Weatherization Program funding) (All Districts)

 

C.100  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Development Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Farallon Geographics to extend the term to December 31, 2008 to continue to provide technical expertise for the development of an economic development website, with no change to the original payment limit of $95,000. (100% Land Use Applicant fees) (All Districts)

 

C.101  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Development Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Sponamore Associates to extend the term from December 31, 2007 to December 31, 2008, with no change to the payment limit of $166,280 to provide environmental impact analysis services for the Creekside Memorial Park Cemetery Project, Tassajara area. (Applicant fees) (District III)

 

C.102  AWARD and AUTHORIZE the General Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract in the amount of $372,000 with Blackshear Construction, the lowest responsive and responsible bidder, for the Apparatux Shop Annex Building at 2951 Treat Boulevard, Concord, for the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District. (Contra Costa County Fire Protection District Funds) (District IV)

 

C.103  ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/750 accepting as complete the contracted work performed by Albay Construction Company for the Second Floor Clinic Expansion at the Pittsburg Health Center, 2311 Loveridge Road, Pittsburg, as recommended by the General Services Director. (District V)

 

C.104  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment, effective December 1, 2007, with the Child Abuse Prevention Council to increase the payment limit by $60,000 to a new payment limit of $110,000 to provide additional Countywide child abuse prevention advocacy and community services, and parent education with no change in the term of July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008. (Budgeted, 100% State - Child Abuse Prevention, Intervention and Treatment funding) (All Districts)

 

C.105  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Narcissus Hogue in an amount not to exceed $28,000 to continue to provide Independent Living Skills Program Speaker's Bureau services to foster children preparing to emancipate from the foster care system, for the period January 1 through December 31, 2008. (Budgeted, 100% Federal - Independent Living Skills Program funding) (All Districts)

 

C.106  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, on behalf of the Workforce Development Board, to execute a contract amendment with John Muir Health, effective December 31, 2007, to extend the term from December 31, 2007 to March 31, 2008 with no change in the payment limit of $110,000, to provide Incumbent Nurse Upgrade Program training. (Budgeted, 100% State funds - Governor's 15% Workforce Investment Act funding) (All Districts)

 

C.107  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, on behalf of the Workforce Development Board, to execute a contract amendment with the Oakland Private Industry Council, effective December 31, 2007, to extend the term from December 31, 2007 to March 31, 2008 with no change in the payment limit of $364,390, to provide Incumbent Nurse Upgrade Program training. (Budgeted, 100% State - Governor's 15% Workforce Investment Act funding) (All Districts)

 

C.108  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with InTelegy Corporation to increase the payment limit by $48,000 to a new payment limit of $379,200 and extend the term from December 31, 2007 to March 31, 2008 to provide for increased use of Medi-Cal Service Center operations support services. (Budgeted: 50% State; 50% Federal funding) (All Districts)

 

C.109  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, on behalf of the Workforce Development Board, to issue a Request for Proposals in an amount not to exceed $1,400,000 for Workforce Investment Act (WIA) in-school and out-of-school youth services.  (Budgeted: 100% Federal - WIA funding) (All Districts)

 

C.110  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with the Child Abuse Prevention Council, effective January 1, 2008, to increase the payment limit by $235,836 to a new payment limit of $280,536 with no change in the term of July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008, to provide additional child abuse prevention services. (Budgeted: 39% County funds, 22% State funds; 39% Federal funds) (All Districts)

 

C.111  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to pay stipends to foster parents, birth parents, foster youth and emancipated foster youth in a maximum aggregate of $30,000 to attend workshops, focus groups, and meetings, for the period October 1, 2007 through September 30, 2008. (Budgeted, 100% Federal - Family-to-Family System of Care Grant funding) (All Districts)

 

C.112  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Development Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with the City of Richmond, effective December 20, 2007, to increase the payment limit by $481,380 to a new payment limit of $1,560,861, and extend the term through March 31, 2010, for continuing administration of the 2006/07 North Richmond Waste and Recovery Mitigation Fee Expenditure Plan. (100% Mitigation fees) (District I)

 

C.113  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Development Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Circle Point in an amount not to exceed $144,818 to prepare an Environmental Impact Report for the John Muir Neuroscience Institute medical office building in the unincorporated Walnut Creek area, for the period December 27, 2007 to December 26, 2008. (100% Applicant fees) (District III)

 

C.114  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Purchasing Agent to execute a purchase order on behalf of the Library in the amount of $231,818 to purchase two automated book dispensing machines to be installed in East County locations. (Library budget) (Districts III and V)

 

C.115  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Animal Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Richard Bachman, DVM (dba Shelter Medicine Support), extend the term from December 31, 2007 through December 31, 2011, and increase the payment limit by $1,650,000 to a new payment limit of $2,850,000, to provide continuing veterinary care and vaccination clinic services at the County’s Spay/Neuter Clinic. (Animal service fees and contract revenue) (All Districts)

 

C.116  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the County Administrator, or designee, to execute a contract with Nielson, Merksamer, Parrinello, Mueller and Naylor in the amount of $600,000 for state legislative advocacy services for the period January 1, 2008 to December 31, 2010. (Budgeted; 67.5% General Fund, 12.5% Flood Control and Water Conservation District, 10% Contra Costa Health Plan, and 10% County Redevelopment Agency) (All Districts)

 

C.117  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the County Administrator, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with William D. Weisgerber, effective December 19, 2007, to increase the payment limit by $11,800 to a new payment limit of $212,400 and extend the term from December 31, 2007 to January 31, 2008 to continue providing interim fire chief services for the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District. (Budgeted, East Contra Costa Fire Protection District) (Districts III and V)

 

C.118  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Center for Human Development, effective October 1, 2007, to increase the payment limit by $4,800 to a new payment limit of $69,406 to provide additional nutrition education, support, and outreach services, with no change in the original term of October 1, 2006 through September 30, 2008. (100% State - California Nutrition Network funding) (All Districts)

 

C.119  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with City of Richmond, effective October 1, 2007, to decrease the payment limit by $6,000 to a new payment limit of $51,000 to provide pedestrian safety services, with no change in the original term of April 1, 2006 through December 31, 2007. (100% State Office of Traffic Safety funding) (District I)

 

C.120  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with the San Ramon Fire Protection District to provide emergency ambulance services in the County’s Emergency Response Area 4 for the period November 3, 2007 through October 31, 2008, including a mutual indemnification for any claims arising out of the performance of this contract.  (No County cost) (District III)

 

C.121  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Taryk Rouchy (dba International Effectiveness Center) in an amount not to exceed $228,500 to provide foreign language translation and interpreter services for the period December 1, 2007 through November 30, 2008. (100% Enterprise Fund I)  (All Districts)

 

C.122  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Intratek Computer, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $260,000 to provide hardware and software support services for the period January 1 through December 31, 2008. (100% Enterprise Fund I)  (All Districts)

 

C.123  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Lisa Locke (dba Locke and Key Executive Search), effective September 1, 2007, to increase the payment limit by $18,720 to a new payment limit of $43,620 to provide additional personnel recruitment services, with no change in the original term of May 1 through December 31, 2007.  (100% Enterprise Fund I)  (All Districts)

 

C.124  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Perseus Corporation, effective December 31, 2007, to extend the term from December 31, 2007 through October 31, 2008 and increase the payment limit by $104,167 to a new payment limit of $125,001 to provide preparation and submission of third party cost reports. (100% Enterprise Fund I)  (All Districts)

 

C.125  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with Seneca Residential and Day Treatment Center for Children in an amount not to exceed $543,198 to provide intensive crisis stabilization services to youth through the Mobile Crisis Response Teams 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 $271,599. (23% Federal Medi-Cal; 23% State Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment; 20% Individuals with Disabilities Education Act; 34% Mental Health Realignment funding)  (All Districts)

 

C.126  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with La Cheim School, Inc., effective June 1, 2004 to increase the payment limit by $20,750 to a new payment limit of $192,446 to provide additional therapeutic behavioral services, with no change in the original term of June 1, 2003 through June 30, 2004. (50% Federal Medi-Cal; 48% State Early and Periodic Diagnosis, Screening and Therapy; 2% Mental Health Realignment funding)  (All Districts) 

 

C.127  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Seneca Residential and Day Treatment Center for Children in an amount not to exceed $1,666,820 to provide residential day treatment services for seriously emotional disturbed children for the period January 1 through June 30, 2008. (20% Federal Medi-Cal; 20% State Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment; 15% Individuals with Disabilities Education Act; 45% Mental Health Realignment funding) (All Districts)

 

C.128  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with Youth Homes, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $1,400,000 to provide therapeutic behavioral services 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 $700,000. (50% Federal Medi-Cal; 45% State Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment; 5% Mental Health Realignment funding) (All Districts)

 

C.129  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with the Mount Diablo Unified School District in an amount not to exceed $720,424, to provide wraparound services for seriously emotionally disturbed children and their families 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 $360,212. (50% Federal Medi-Cal; 46% State Early and Periodic, Screening, Diagnostic and Treatment Program; 3% Mt. Diablo Unified School District; 1% Mental Health Realignment funding) (All Districts)

 

C.130  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with Mental Health Consumer Concerns of Alameda County, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $284,020 to provide a Patients’ Rights 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 $142,010.  (100% Mental Health Realignment funding) (All Districts)

 

C.131  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Crestwood Behavioral Health, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $1,035,078 to provide day treatment and mental health services to severely and persistently mentally ill adults for the period January 1 through December 31, 2008. (50% Federal Medi-Cal, 25% State Mental Health Services Administration, 25% Mental Health Realignment funding) (All Districts)

 

C.132  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with Young Men’s Christian Association of the East Bay, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $403,000 to provide on-school-site counseling services 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 $201,500. (50% Federal Medi-Cal; 40% State Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment; 10% Mental Health Realignment funding)  (All Districts)

 

C.133  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with West Contra Costa Youth Services Bureau in an amount not to exceed $790,000 to provide wraparound services to severely emotionally disturbed 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 $395,000. (50% Federal Medi-Cal; 48% State Early and Periodic, Screening, Diagnostic and Treatment Program; 2% Mental Health Realignment funding) (All Districts)

 

C.134APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Stephen D. Rader, M.D., effective November 30, 2007, to extend the term from November 30, 2007 through May 31, 2008 and increase the payment limit by $99,170 to a new payment limit of $278,570 to continue providing professional psychiatric services. (12% Mental Health Services Act, 88% Mental Health Realignment funding) (All Districts)

 

C.135  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with Telecare Corporation in an amount not to exceed $814,101 to provide mental health gero-psychiatric services and subacute care to severely and persistently mentally ill clients 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 $407,050. (100% Mental Health Realignment funding) (All Districts)

 

C.136  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with United Family Care, LLC (dba Family Courtyard), in an amount not to exceed $44,640 to provide augmented board and care services for County-referred mentally disordered clients for the period December 1, 2007 through November 30, 2008. (100% Mental Health Realignment funding) (All Districts)

 

C.137  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Daniel May, M.D., effective September 1, 2007, to increase the payment limit by $60,000 to a new payment limit of $132,338 to provide additional psychiatric services to children and young adults at the Pittsburg Mental Health Facility, with no change in the original term of January 1 through December 31, 2007. (100% Mental Health Realignment funding) (All Districts)

 

C.138  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with Lincoln Child Center, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $209,510 to provide day treatment services for seriously emotionally disturbed youth 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 $104,755. (25% Federal Medi-Cal; 50% Individuals with Disabilities Education Act; 22% State Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment; 3% Mental Health Realignment funding) (All Districts)

 

C.139  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Victor Kogler in an amount not to exceed $125,938 to provide consultation, technical assistance, and operational support to the Alcohol and Other Drugs Services Division for the period January 1 through December 31, 2008. (100% Federal Prevention Set-Aside and Substance Abuse & Crime Prevention Act of 2000 Grant funding) (All Districts)

 

C.140  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with Rubicon Programs, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $86,000 to provide mental health services for 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 $42,000. (100% State of California Work Opportunities and Responsibilities to Kids funding) (All Districts)

 

C.141  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with Touchstone Counseling Services, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $52,000 to provide mental health services for 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 $26,000. (100% State of California Work Opportunities and Responsibilities to Kids funding) (All Districts)

 

C.142  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Anka Behavioral Health, Inc., effective November 15, 2007, to increase the payment limit by $68,819 to a new payment limit of $140,550 to provide additional vocational services and other support services, with no change in the original term of October 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008.  (100% Federal McKinney-Vento Grant funding) (All Districts)

 

C.143  AMEND Board action of November 27, 2007 (Item C.147), which approved and authorized the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Northern California Health Care System, extend the term by three months to December 31, 2007 with no change in the payment limit to provide nuclear medicine services, to instead increase the payment limit by $400,000 to a new payment limit of $1,800,000. (Enterprise Fund I) (All Districts)

 

C.144  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Traditions Psychology Group, Inc., effective June 15, 2007, to accurately reflect the intent of the parties to reimburse the contractor for expenses and to increase the payment limit by $500,000 to a new payment limit of $11,100,000 to provide staffing and leadership of the Inpatient Psychiatric and Psychiatric Emergency Units at the Contra Costa Regional Medical and Health Centers, with no change in the original term of June 15, 2007 through June 14, 2010. (100% Enterprise Fund I) (All Districts)

 

C.145  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Medical Staffing Network, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $50,000 to provide recruitment services of pharmacists at the Contra Costa Regional Medical and Health Centers, for the period November 1, 2007 through October 31, 2008. (100% Enterprise Fund I) (All Districts)

 

C.146  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Sodexho America, LLC, in an amount not to exceed $280,466 to provide management and oversight of the Environmental Services Unit at the Contra Costa Regional Medical and Health Centers for the period January 1 through December 31, 2008. (100% Enterprise Fund I)  (All Districts)

 

C.147  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Paul H. Kwok, D.O., in an amount not to exceed $1,350,000 to provide anesthesiology services at the Contra Costa Regional Medical and Health Centers for the period October 1, 2007 through September 30, 2010. (100% Enterprise Fund I) (All Districts)

 

C.148  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Craig Nielsen, M.D., in an amount not to exceed $900,000 to provide anesthesiology services at the Contra Costa Regional Medical and Health Centers, for the period October 1, 2007 through September 30, 2010. (100% Enterprise Fund I) (All Districts)

 

C.149  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Brookside Community Health Center, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $50,000 to provide professional primary care 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.150  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with John C.N. Yu, M.D., in an amount not to exceed $50,000 to provide professional primary care 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.151  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Gretchen D.Graves, M.D., in an amount not to exceed $50,000 to provide professional primary care 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.152  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Teresa Rudlowski, M.D., in an amount not to exceed $50,000 to provide professional primary care 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.153  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with William Jenkins, M.D., in an amount not to exceed $50,000 to provide professional primary care 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.154  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Sharon Jones, M.D., in an amount not to exceed $50,000 to provide professional primary care 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.155  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Comprehensive Allergy Services Medical Clinic, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $50,000 to provide professional primary care 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.156  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with International Pediatrics Medical Group, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $50,000 to provide professional primary care 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.157  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with D. Kent Hobert, M.D., Inc., in an amount not to exceed $50,000 to provide professional primary care services for Contra Costa Health Plan members for the period November 1, 2007 through October 31, 2008. (100% Health Plan member premiums)  (All Districts)

 

C.158  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Epstein, Becker & Green, P.C., in an amount not to exceed $100,000 to provide specialized legal services related to managed care issues for the period December 1, 2007 through November 30, 2008. (100% Health Plan member premiums)  (All Districts)

 

C.159  APROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Prism Services Group, LLC, in an amount not to exceed $98,000 to provide consultation and technical assistance with regard to automating the Contra Costa Health Plan Provider Network, for the period November 1, 2007 through October 31, 2010. (100% Health Plan member premiums)  (All Districts)

 

C.160  APROVE and AUTHORIZE the Sheriff-Coroner, or designee, to execute a contract with Legal Research Associates, LLC, in an amount not to exceed $288,000 to provide legal services to inmates for the period January 1, 2008 through December 31, 2011. (100% Inmate Welfare Fund) (All Districts)

 

C.161  APROVE and AUTHORIZE the Sheriff-Coroner, or designee, to execute a contract with Kirby Polygraph & Investigative Services, LLC, in an amount not to exceed $107,080 to provide polygraph examination services and pre-employment background investigations for the period January 1 through December 31, 2008. (100% General Fund, Budgeted) (All Districts)

 

C.162  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Sheriff-Coroner, or designee, to execute a contract with Michael G. Ross in an amount not to exceed $87,000 to provide management consulting services for the period January 1 through December 31, 2008. (100% General Fund, Budgeted) (All Districts)

 

Leases

 

C.163  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the General Services Director, or designee, to execute a lease with Sand Creek Business Center I, LP, for a three-year period April 1, 2008 through March 31, 2011, for construction of approximately 8,022 square feet of office space located at 151 Sand Creek Road, Brentwood, at a monthly rent of $13,638 for occupancy by the Employment and Human Services Department; and ADOPT related California Environmental Quality Act findings and take related actions. (Budgeted, Employment and Human Services Department) (District III)

 

Other Actions

 

C.164  APPROVE recommendation of the Treasurer-Tax Collector to designate the Wells Fargo Bank lockbox located at 3440 Walnut Avenue, Fremont, as an additional location for processing tax payments mailed to the County. (No fiscal impact) (All Districts)

 

C.165  AUTHORIZE termination of California Public Entity Insurance Authority on behalf of the Contra Costa County In-Home Supportive Services Public Authority, as recommended by the County Administrator. (No fiscal impact) (All Districts)

 

C.166  ACCEPT the 2007 Annual Report for the Affordable Housing Finance Committee, as recommended by the Community Development Director. (All Districts)

 

C.167  AUTHORIZE the Community Development Department to conduct a General Plan Amendment study for the Assessor’s Parcel No. 030-160-025, located on Gateway Road, Bethel Island area, to redesignate the parcel from Single Family Residential-Low Density (SL) and Open Space (OS) to Commercial Recreation (CR) use. (100% Applicant Fees) (District V)

 

C.168  ACCEPT 2007 Annual Report from the Ad Hoc Intercity Rail Advisory Committee, as recommended by the Community Development Director. (All Districts)

 

C.169  ALLOCATE up to $300,000 during the next three years (Fiscal Years 2007/08, 2007/09, and 2009/10) in Keller Canyon Mitigation funds to pay for costs to provide school crossing guards in the Bay Point area, as recommended by Supervisor Glover. (District V) (See C.1)

 

C.170  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Chief Information Officer, or designee, to execute Authorizations to Order, as needed, with the State of California CALNET II Program in an aggregate amount not to exceed $19,378,000 for telecommunications services currently provided by AT&T under the CALNET I Program, for the period January 1, 2008 through December 31, 2011. (Budgeted) (All Districts)

 

C.171  ACCEPT the 2007 Annual Report from the Equal Employment Opportunity Advisory Council, as recommended by the County Administrator. (All Districts)

 

C.172  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Sheriff-Coroner, or designee, to transfer the ownership of retired Sheriff’s Office police dogs to their former handlers. (No fiscal impact) (All Districts)

 

C.173  ACCEPT the Contra Costa County Library Commission 2007 Annual Report and 2008 Work Plan, as recommended by the Librarian. (All Districts)

 

C.174  RECEIVE 2007 Annual Report submitted by the Arts Commission of Contra Costa County, as recommended by the County Administrator.  (All Districts)

 

C.175  RECEIVE 2007 Annual Report submitted by the Homeless Continuum of Care Board, as recommended by the County Administrator.  (All Districts)

 

C.176  ACCEPT the attached 2007 annual update from the Employment and Human Services Department on the Independent Living Skills Program and Transitional Housing Programs for in- care and emancipated youth, as recommended by the Family and Human Services Committee. (All Districts)

 

C.177  ACCEPT the attached 2007 Annual Report submitted by the Children and Families Policy Forum, as recommended by the Family and Human Services Committee. (All Districts)

 

C.178  RECEIVE 2007 Annual Report submitted by the Women's Commission, as recommended by the County Administrator.  (All Districts)

 

C.179  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the County Administrator to execute the First Amendment to the franchise agreement with Comcast to add three specified legal entities as parties to the agreement that were inadvertently omitted from the original agreement.  (No fiscal impact) (All Districts)

 

C.180  RECEIVE 2007 Annual Reports submitted by the Advisory Council on Aging, the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District, and the Contra Costa County Public Law Library, as recommended by the County Administrator.  (All Districts)

 

C.181  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with the West Contra Costa Unified School District to allow the County to use the District’s facilities and high schools to provide health education and youth-friendly clinic services to District students and their families who are uninsured and under-insured, for the period September 4, 2007 through June 30, 2008. (Non-financial agreement)  (All Districts)

 

C.182  AUTHORIZE the Health Service Director, or designee, to sign a hold harmless agreement indemnifying Pleasant Hill Recreation and Park District for use of its facilities for training being presented by the Family, Maternal & Child Health Program on January 31, 2008.  (Training registration fees)  (All Districts)

 

C.183  AUTHORIZE the Health Service Director, or designee, to sign a hold harmless agreement indemnifying Mt. Diablo Unified School District for use of its facilities for the Family, Maternal & Child Health Programs to hold after-school program, for the period November 2007 through June 2008.  (No fiscal impact)  (All Districts)

 

C.184  APPROVE the medical staff appointments and re-appointments as recommended by the Medical Executive Committee on November 19, 2007, as recommended by the Health Services Director.  (All Districts)

 

C.185  RECEIVE the 2007 Annual Reports submitted by the Alcohol and Other Drugs Advisory Board, Public and Environmental Health Advisory Board, Hazardous Materials Commission, and Mental Health Commission, as recommended by the Health Services Director.  (All Districts)

 

C.186  CONTINUE the emergency action originally taken by the Board of Supervisors on November 16, 1999 regarding the issue of homelessness in Contra Costa County, as recommended by the Health Services Director.  (All Districts)

 

C.187  APROVE and AUTHORIZE the Sheriff-Coroner, or designee, to accept donations from the federal government and CR Fireline Company for use by the Emergency Services Division for the following items (No County costs) (All Districts):

 

Equipment:

Source:

1975 GMC Pumper Truck

CR Fireline Company

1985 24-foot Monarch Boat and Trailer

U.S. Department of Defense

2001 Carson Equipment Trailer

U.S. Department of Defense

 

C.188  APROVE and AUTHORIZE the Sheriff-Coroner, or designee, to expend $1,975 for costs associated with Michael Christiansen’s attendance at the Federal Bureau of Investigation National Academy from January 6 through March 14, 2008. (100% General Fund, Budgeted) (All Districts)

 

C.189  APROVE and AUTHORIZE the Sheriff-Coroner, or designee, to accept a donation of a 1994 Ford F350 Truck from the U.S. Department of Defense, Defense Logistics Agency for the Sheriff’s Office range operations. (No County costs) (All Districts)

 
Redevelopment Agency

 

C.190  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Redevelopment Director to execute a contract with Klute-Fernandes Demolition and Excavating in the amount of $94,250 for demolition and abatement services at 223 Parker Avenue, Rodeo area, for the period December 18, 2007 to January 31, 2008. (Budgeted, County Redevelopment Agency) (District II)

 

C.191  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Redevelopment Director to execute an Exclusive Negotiating Rights Agreement Amendment with the Olson Company to extend the term by an additional 120 days for the Agency-owned property at 1250 Las Juntas Way, Walnut Creek area. (No impact on General Fund) (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

WCCTACWest Contra Costa Transportation Advisory Committee