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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

February 13, 2007

SUPERVISOR JOHN GIOIA, DISTRICT I, ABSENT ALL DAY

 

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

 

Inspirational Thought-  “The thing about democracy, beloveds, is that it is not neat, orderly, or quiet. It requires a certain relish for confusion.” ~ Molly Ivins (1944-2007)

 

CONSIDER CONSENT ITEMS   (Items listed as C.1 through C. 83 on the attached agenda) – Items removed from this section will be considered with the Short Discussion 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.  Approved as listed except as noted:  C.17, C.29, C.83, C.84

 

HOUSING AUTHORITY CONSENT ITEMS   Approved as listed

 

HA.1    ADOPT Housing Authority Resolution No. 5084 authorizing discharge of accountability for accounts receivable totaling $44,705.83 for the quarter ending December 31, 2006 as recommended by the Advisory Housing Commission.  (All Districts)

 

PRESENTATIONS   Approved as listed

 

PR.1    PRESENTATION to recognize the employees of Contra Costa County and the 2006 Counties Care Holiday “Food Fight” Food Drive. (Supervisor Piepho) (All Districts)

 

PR.2    PRESENTATION to proclaim February 27, 2007 as “Spay Day USA” in Contra Costa County, and to observe the national day recognizing responsible pet ownership and kindness to animals by encouraging the citizens of the County to have their pets spayed or neutered. (Glenn Howell, Animal Services Director) (All Districts)

 

PR.3    PRESENTATION to honor Danna Fabella on the occasion of her retirement and to commemorate her 27 years of service to the children and families of California. (John Cullen, County Administrator) (All Districts)

 

SHORT DISCUSSION ITEMS – The Board will consider and take action on the following items:  Approved as listed except as noted below:

 

SD.1    PUBLIC COMMENT (3 Minutes/Speaker)  The following people spoke before the Board:

 

  • Charles Evans, Richmond resident, spoke about the 3-minute limit on public comment and said was denied the due process allowed by state laws regarding free speech;

 

  • Dee Dee Ferro, ACORN Activist and Bay Point resident, thanked the Board for adopting the Neighborhood Traffic Management Program; and

 

  • Roland Katz, Public Employees Union Local #1, requested the Board allow the temporary employees in the Deputy Public Defender Probation Unit to vote in the upcoming decertification elections.

 

John Cullen, County Administrator, responded to Mr. Katz stating that if the Union and employees requesting decertification submit a request to delay the election in order to allow time to meet and confer, the County would react favorably to that request.

 

The following people sent comments via electronic mail:

 

  • Michael F. Sarabia, Bay Point resident, in opposition to the highly controversial proposal rejected 25 years ago that would allow parts of the Bay Area, San Joaquin Valley and Southern California to tap directly into the Sacramento River.

 

SD.2    CONSIDER any Consent Items previously removed.

 

SD.3    HEARING to consider adopting Resolution No. 2007/27 to create Zone 1513 (Walnut Creek) in County Service Area (CSA) P-6 and authorize an election for police service taxes, and adopting Ordinance No. 2007-03 to be presented for approval of the voters of Zone 1513/CSA P-6 by an April 17, 2007 mail ballot election on fees for a Police Services District for Subdivision 048939. (Dennis Barry, Community Development Director) (District III)

CLOSED public hearing; ADOPTED Resolution No. 2007/27 authorizing an election for Zone 1513 in County Service Area P-6; ADOPTED Ordinance No. 2007-03 establishing a fee for Police Service District for SD48939; and DIRECTED the County Clerk to conduct the election on April 17, 2007 as required by Government Code Section 5397, by mail ballot pursuant to Code Section 4000.

 

SD.4    CONSIDER accepting report regarding the mid-year status of the 2006/07 County Budget. (John Cullen and Lisa Driscoll, County Administrator’s Office) (All Districts)

 

SD.5    CONSIDER accepting report from NewPoint Group dated January 31, 2007 regarding its review of the interim Year Rate Application submitted by Crockett Garbage Service, and approving a solid waste collection rate increase of 3.75% effective March 8, 2007, for customers in the unincorporated areas served by Crockett Garbage Service under the County’s Franchise Agreement. (Deidra Dingman, Community Development Department) (District II)

 

SD.6    CONSIDER accepting report from the County Administrator on the inception and purpose of stipends for members of the Housing Authority Board of Commissioners, County Redevelopment Agency Board of Directors, and the Flood Control and Water Conservation District.   (John Cullen, County Administrator) (All Districts)

ACCEPTED the report on the inception and purpose of stipends for members of the Housing Authority Board of Commissioners, County Redevelopment Agency Board of Directors, and the Flood Control and Water Conservation District; and DIRECTED the County Administrator and County Counsel to return to the Board at a regular meeting in March to present a draft Resolution that would repeal the stipends allocated to Board of Supervisors members for their roles on the three named agencies, while excepting those agency’s non-Board of Supervisors Commissioners from this action.

 

SD.7    CONSIDER accepting status report on pending changes to the 2008 Elections process and determining actions to be taken.  (Stephen L. Weir, Clerk-Recorder-Registrar of Voters) (All Districts)

ACCEPTED status report on pending changes to the 2008 Elections process.

 

DELIBERATION ITEMS – The Board will consider and take action on the following items:

D.1      CONSIDER accepting a report from the Employment and Human Services Director on the upcoming 2007 tri-annual Head Start Program federal review. (Patricia Stroh and Camilla Rand, Employment and Human Services Department)  (All Districts)

Closed Session   There were no Closed Session announcements.

 

1:00PM

 

D.2      HEARING  to consider adoption of Resolution No. 2007/12, which establishes permit fees for temporary events; modifies the fees for determinations of legal lots, base map revisions, and the Rodeo Planned Unit District; and establishes fees to implement the Inclusionary Housing Ordinance. (Catherine Kutsuris, Community Development Department) (All Districts)

CLOSED the hearing and ADOPTED Resolution No. 2007/12, which establishes permit fees for temporary events, modifies the fees for determinations of legal lots, base map revisions, and the Rodeo Planned Unit District, and establishes fees to implement the Inclusionary Housing Ordinance.

 

D.3      HEARING on combined applications for a General Plan Amendment and Preliminary and Final Development Plans related to the Nove Property Residential Project, located at 500 Pittsburg Avenue, North Richmond Area. (Signature Properties, Applicant; Nove Investments, Owner) (County Files: GP#04-0008 and DP#05-3024) (Jim Kennedy and Patrick Roche, Community Development Department) (District I)

CLOSED the hearing on combined applications for a General Plan Amendment and Preliminary and Final Development Plans related to the Nove Property Residential Project, located at 500 Pittsburg Avenue, North Richmond Area; FOUND the Initial Study/Mitigated Negative Declaration prepared for the project to be adequate for the purposes of compliance with the California Environmental Quality Act and ADOPTED the Mitigated Negative and the accompanying Mitigation Monitoring Program; ACCEPTED the recommendations of the County Planning Commission as contained in Resolution No. 5-2007; ADOPTED the General Plan Amendment, including the change to the Land Use Element Map re-designating the Nove Property from Heavy Industry (HI) and Light Industry (LI) to Multiple Family Residential-Medium Density (MM), as the first Consolidated General Plan Amendment for Calendar Year 2007; APPROVED the Preliminary and Final Development Plan; ADOPTED the findings as described in Board Resolution No. 2007/44 as the basis for the Board’s action; and DIRECTED the Community Development Department  to post the Notice of Determination with the County Clerk

 

D.4      CONSIDER accepting status report and approving Internal Operations Committee recommendations on the Request for Proposals for the Telephone Emergency Notification System (TENS).  (Supervisor Bonilla) (All Districts)

DIRECTED the General Services Department and Office of the Sheriff to proceed with the Request for Proposals (RFP) for telephone emergency notification system (TENS) services and to comply the following conditions: (a) If technologically feasible, RFP finalists shall participate in a system test to be designed by the Office of the Sheriff in order to demonstrate the capabilities and reliability of their systems, and the results of this test shall be reported to the Board of Supervisors prior to the award of a contract for services; (b) The ability of the system to be activated independently by a refinery facility and the County shall be included in their aforementioned test; and (c) Reference checks shall be made on each of the finalists to assess past performance with other clients on comparable systems. Results of the reference checks shall be reported to the Board of Supervisors prior to the award of a contract for services; and DIRECTED the Office of the Sheriff to provide a status report to the Internal Operations Committee on March 5, 2007 on the RFP process and to provide a complete and detailed description of the TENS activation protocol.

 

1:30PM

 

D.5      HEARING, as required by Section 147(f) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, to consider information concerning the proposed issuance by the California Municipal Financing Authority of one or more series of revenue bonds in an aggregate principal amount not to exceed $250,000,000; and CONSIDER adopting Resolution No. 2007/67, approving, authorizing, and directing the execution of a Joint Exercise of Powers Agreement relating to the California Municipal Finance Authority, and Resolution No. 2007/68, approving a revenue bond financing to be issued by the California Municipal Financing Authority (CMFA) to benefit Allied Waste North America, Inc.  (Lisa Driscoll, County Administrator’s Office; John Stoecker, CMFA) (All Districts)

CLOSED public hearing to consider information concerning the proposed issuance by the California Municipal Financing Authority (CMFA) of one or more series of revenue bonds in an aggregate principal amount not to exceed $250,000,000; ADOPTED Resolution No. 2007/67 approving, authorizing, and directing the execution of a Joint Exercise of Powers Agreement relating to the CMFA; and ADOPTED Resolution No: 2007/68, approving the tax-exempt financing and the issuance of revenue bond financing to be issued by the CMFA to benefit Allied Waste North America, Inc., or its affiliates.

 

D.6       a.)       HEARING on the appeal of the Notice and Order to abate a public nuisance on the real property   located at 3940 Main Street, Byron. (Adona Family Trust, Owners) (Joe Losado, Building Inspection Department) (District V)

CLOSED the hearing on the appeal of the Notice and Order to abate a public nuisance on the real property located at 3940 Main Street, Byron; AFFIRMED the County Abatement Officer’s determination that a junkyard condition exists on the property; ORDERED the property owners to abate the public nuisance by removing the junkyard condition consisting of scrap metal, other scrap materials and salvaged building materials from the property by March 31, 2007; DIRECTED the County Abatement Officer to abate the property and charge the cost of the work and all administrative cost to the property owners, if the property owner does not comply with the Board’s order; and DIRECTED the County Abatement Officer to send the Board’s decision via first class mail to the property owner(s) and to each party appearing at the hearing, and the file the Board’s decision with the Clerk of the Board of Supervisors.

 

b.)        HEARING on the appeal of the Notice and Order to abate a public nuisance on the real property located at 3930 Main Street, Byron. (Adona Family Trust, Owners) (Joe Losado, Building Inspection Department) (District V)

CLOSED the hearing on the appeal of the Notice and Order to abate a public nuisance on the real property located at 3930 Main Street, Byron; AFFIRMED the County Abatement Officer’s determination that a junkyard condition exists on the property; ORDERED the property owners to abate the public nuisance by removing the junkyard condition consisting of scrap metal, other scrap materials and salvaged building materials from the property by March 31, 2007; DIRECTED the County Abatement Officer to abate the property and charge the cost of the work and all administrative cost to the property owners, if the property owner does not comply with the Board’s order; and DIRECTED the County Abatement Officer to send the Board’s decision via first class mail to the property owner(s) and to each party appearing at the hearing, and the file the Board’s decision with the Clerk of the Board of Supervisors.

 

D.7     CONSIDER approving and authorizing the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Bhupinder Singh Waraich, M.D., Inc. (dba Mission Healthcare Services Inc.), in an amount not to exceed $9,150,000 to provide psychiatric staffing and leadership of the Inpatient Psychiatric Unit and Psychiatric Emergency Services at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center for the period February 20, 2007 through January 31, 2010. (100% Enterprise I: 14.1% County, 85.9% Patient/Third Party revenues; offset by cancellation of contracts with individual psychiatrists and temporary staffing companies) (Dr.William Walker, Health Services Director)  (All Districts)

APPROVED and AUTHORIZED the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Bhupinder Singh Waraich, M.D., Inc. (dba Mission Healthcare Services Inc.), in an amount not to exceed $9,150,000 to provide psychiatric staffing and leadership of the Inpatient Psychiatric Unit and Psychiatric Emergency Services at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center for the period February 20, 2007 through January 31, 2010.

 

Closed Session

 

 

Supplemental Calendar of Closed Session Items

Tuesday, February13, 2007, 9:30 a.m. and thereafter

Board Chambers Room 107 and Room 101

 

A.        CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATORS

 

1.         Agency Negotiators: David Mackowiak and Keith Fleming.

 

Employee Organizations: Contra Costa County Employees’ Assn., Local No. 1; Am. Fed., State, County, & Mun. Empl., Locals 512 and 2700; Calif. Nurses Assn.; Service Empl. Int’l Union, Local 535; District Attorney’s Investigators Assn.; Deputy Sheriffs Assn.; United Prof. Firefighters, Local 1230; Physicians’ & Dentists’ Org. of Contra Costa; Western Council of Engineers; United Chief Officers Assn.; Service Empl. Int’l Union Health Care Workers, Local No. 250, and East County Firefighters’ Assn.

 

2.         Agency Negotiators:  Lori Gentles and John Cullen.

 

Unrepresented Employees: All unrepresented agency management employees (Resolution No. 2006/743, including its Exhibits), unrepresented nursing classification employees, and all other unrepresented agency employees.

B.         CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL--EXISTING LITIGATION  (Gov. Code, § 54956.9(a))

1.                               William Goldsby, Jr. v. Contra Costa County, Claim No. 48837

 

 


 


 


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 plans and specifications; AWARD and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a contract in the amount of $359,269 to Valentine Corporation, the lowest responsive and responsible bidder for the Port Costa Treatment Facility Upgrades project, Port Costa area.  (Sanitation District 5 funds) (District II)

 

C.2      DETERMINE that the Appian Way Curb Ramps Project is a California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Class 2 Categorical Exemption; APPROVE the project and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to advertise the project, El Sobrante area. (Measure C funds) (District I)

 

C.3      ADOPT the Neighborhood Traffic Management Program, as recommended by the Transportation, Water and Infrastructure Committee, Countywide. (All Districts)

 

C.4      ADOPT Traffic Resolution No. 2007/4213 establishing speed limits on Bethel Island Road (Road No. 8571) between Willow Road West and Sandmound Boulevard (Road No. 8983), and RESCINDING Traffic Resolution No. 1908, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Bethel Island area. (District V)

 

C.5      ACCEPT report on the Navy Mitigation Fund and funding opportunities for the “Great California Delta Trail” and DIRECT the Public Works and Community Development Directors to work with Districts IV and V to conduct a public process to review the expenditure plan for the Navy Mitigation Fund and develop a recommendation for approval by the Board of Supervisors on a revised expenditure plan, as recommended by the Public Works Director; Clyde, Bay Point and East County areas. (Districts IV and V)

 

Engineering Services

 

C.6      DA 03-00020 (Cross-reference SD 95-07984):  ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/69 accepting completion of landscape improvements 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, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.7      DA 03-00031 (Cross-reference SD 99-08306):  ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/70 accepting completion of landscape improvements 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, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.8      PA 02-00003 (Cross-reference SD 95-07984):  ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/71 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., a Delaware corporation, as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.9      PA 02-00007 (Cross-reference SD 95-07984):  ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/72 amendment of Park Acceptance Resolution No. 2006/593 accepting completion of improvements 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.10    PA 02-00009 (Cross-reference SD 95-07984):  ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/73 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., a Delaware corporation, as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.11    PA 02-00011 (Cross-reference SD 95-07984):  ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/74 amendment of Park Acceptance Resolution No. 2006/594 accepting completion of improvements 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.12    SD 98-08167:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/75 accepting the completion of warranty period and release of cash deposit for faithful performance for project being developed by Hofmann Land Development Company, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Discovery Bay area. (District III)

 

Special Districts & County Airports

 

C.13    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Chief Engineer, Flood Control and Water Conservation District, or designee,  on behalf of the Contra Costa Clean Water Program, to execute a contract with Geoff Brosseau in an amount not to exceed  $171,000 for the Bay Area Stormwater Management Agencies Association (BASMAA) administrative support services for the period January 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008, Countywide. (Bay Area Stormwater Management Agencies Association Funds) (All Districts)

 

C.14    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Chair, Board of Supervisors, or designee, as governing board of the Flood Control and Water Conservation District, to execute a reimbursement agreement with DS Lone Tree Plaza, LLC, and Donahue Schriber Asset Management Corporation, effective February 13, 2007 through February 13, 2017, in an amount not to exceed $191,810, for Drainage Area 30C Improvements, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Brentwood area. (Drainage Area 30C Funds) (District III)

 

C.15    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Francisco & Associates, Inc., effective February 13, 2007 to increase the payment limit by $10,000 to a new payment limit of $105,000 and to extend the term from June 30, 2007 to December 31, 2007 for assistance in administering the County’s Pipeline Franchise Fee Program, Countywide. (Franchise Fee Revenue) (All Districts)

 

C.16    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Hernandez Cleaning Services effective March 1, 2007, to increase the payment limit by $25,000 to a new payment limit of $50,000 and to extend the term from March 1, 2007 to March 1, 2009 for Janitorial Services to the Livorna Park Restrooms, Alamo area. (County Service Area R-7A Funds) (District III)

 

C.17    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director to execute a contract amendment with the County Redevelopment Agency, to increase the payment limit to the County by $15,000 to a new payment limit of $30,000 for technical services related to the establishment of a new landscape and lighting assessment district for the Montalvin Manor Redevelopment Project Area, with a term ending June 30, 2007. (Redevelopment Agency funds) (Districts I and II) (Consider with C.83)

RELISTED to undetermined date to APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director to execute a contract amendment with the County Redevelopment Agency, to increase the payment limit to the County by $15,000 to a new payment limit of $30,000 for technical services related to the establishment of a new landscape and lighting assessment district for the Montalvin Manor Redevelopment Project Area, with a term ending June 30, 2007.

 

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

 

Statutory Actions

 

C.19    APPROVE minutes on file with the Clerk of the Board for the month of January, 2007. (All Districts)

 

C.20    APPROVE Board Member Meeting Reports for month of January, 2007. (All Districts)

 

Claims, Collections & Litigation

 

C.21    DENY claims by Kathryn E. Bell; Roy Mason; and late claim filed by Roy Mason. (All Districts)

 

Honors & Proclamations

 

C.22    ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/66 honoring McKinley Williams for being named the San Pablo Chamber of Commerce 2007 Person of the Year, as recommended by Supervisor Gioia. (District I)

 

C.23    ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/42 declaring February 13, 2007 as Black Families Association of Central Contra Costa County Day, in honor of their 20th annual Scholarship Dinner and Event, as recommended by Supervisor Piepho. (District III)

 

C.24    ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/65 proclaiming February 27, 2007 as “Spay Day” in Contra Costa County and to observe the national day recognizing responsible pet ownership and kindness to animals by encouraging the citizens of the County to have their pets spayed or neutered, as recommended by the Animal Services Director. (All Districts)

 

C.25    ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/34 to honor Danna Fabella on the occasion of her retirement and to commemorate her 27 years of service to the children and ) (All Districts)

 

C.26    ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/41 recognizing the employees of Contra Costa County and the 2006 Counties Care Holiday “Food Fight” Food Drive, as recommended by the County Administrator’s Office. (All Districts)

 

Appointments & Resignations

 

C.27    APPROVE the medical staff appointments and reappointments as recommended by the Medical Executive Committee on January 22, 2007, as recommended by the Health Services Director.  (All Districts)

C.28    DECLARE vacant Seat C-5, EMS Training Institution, on the Emergency Medical Care Committee and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy, as recommended by the Health Services Director.  (All Districts)

C.29    APPOINT Contra Costa County Historical Society nominees Steven Lawton and Carol Jensen to seats 2 and 4, respectively on the Historical Landmarks Advisory Committee for terms expiring on August 12, 2010, as recommended by the Community Development Director. (All Districts)

CORRECTED TO READ to APPOINT Contra Costa County Historical Society nominees Steven Stephen Lawton and Carol Jensen Jenson to seats 2 and 4, respectively on the Historical Landmarks Advisory Committee for terms expiring on August 12, 2010, as recommended by the Community Development Director. (All Districts)

C.30    APPOINT Darnell Turner to the District V-A seat on the Family and Children Service Advisory Committee as recommended by Supervisor Glover. (District V)

Personnel Actions

 

C.31    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20234 to increase the hours of one Clinical Psychologist position (represented) from part time (12/40) to full time at the Contra Costa Regional Medical Center.  (100% Enterprise I: 14.1% County, 85.9% Patient/Third Party revenues, partially offset by reduced overtime)  (All Districts)  .

 

C.32    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20235 to increase the hours of two Mental Health Clinical Specialist – Unlicensed positions (represented) from permanent intermittent (20/40) to permanent full time at the Contra Costa Regional Medical Center.  (100% Enterprise I: 14.1% County, 85.9% Patient/Third Party revenues, partially offset by reduced overtime)  (All Districts) 

 

C.33    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20211 to establish the class of Pathology Technician (represented), allocate this class on the Salary Schedule and add one position, and cancel one part-time (20/40) Cytotechnologist position. (100% Enterprise I: 14.1% County, 85.9% Patient/Third Party revenues, partially offset by position elimination)  (All Districts) 

 

C.34    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20242 to increase the hours of one Registered Nurse Experienced Level (represented) position and six Registered Nurse Advanced Level (represented) positions, in accordance with the Memorandum of Understanding with the California Nurses Association for outpatient mental health services.  (100% Enterprise I: 14.1% County, 85.9% Patient/Third Party revenues)  (All Districts)

 

C.35  ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20034 to establish the Department of Child Support Services class of Child Support Assistant (represented) and reclassify 14 Clerk Senior Level (represented) positions and 37 Clerk Experienced Level (represented) positions to the new class.  (100% State and Federal funds)  (All Districts)

 

C.36    ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/15 establishing a salary relationship between the non-Merit System class of Administrative Assistant I-ECCFPD to the Merit System class of Clerk-Experienced Level, and the non-Merit System class of Administrative Assistant II-ECCFPD to the Merit System class of Secretary-Advanced level, as recommended by the Assistant County Administrator-Director of Human Resources. (Districts III and V)

Grants & Contracts

 

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

 

C.37    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with the California Department of Health Services, to pay the County an amount not to exceed $2,169,093 for the Public Health Emergency Preparedness Comprehensive Program for the period August 31, 2006 through August 31, 2007, including a provision to indemnify the State for claims arising with respect to intellectual property, which result directly or indirectly from the contract. (No County match)  (All Districts)

C.38    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with John Swett Unified School District, to pay County an amount not to exceed $600 for the Public Health Clinic Services Scoliosis Screening Project for 7th and 8th grade students for the period January 1 through December 31, 2007. (No County match)  (All Districts)

C.39    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Lafayette Unified School District, to pay County an amount not to exceed $1,850 for the Public Health Clinic Services Scoliosis Screening Project for 7th and 8th grade students for the period January 1 through December 31, 2007. (No County match)  (All Districts)

C.40    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a grant award agreement from the Avon Foundation in an amount not to exceed $250,000 for the Patient Navigator Program for the period September 1, 2006 through August 31, 2007. (No County match)  (All Districts)

C.41    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to accept a Grant Award from Kaiser Permanente, Department of Research in an amount not to exceed $40,000 for the Collaborative on Substance Abuse and Health Disparities Project for the period December 1, 2006 through November 30, 2007. (No County match) (All Districts)

C.42    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Partnership Health Plan of California to pay the County a minimum amount of $264,000 for the Contra Costa Health Plan to provide Advice Nurse Service to Partnership Health Plan members for the period from March 1, 2007 through February 28, 2010, including mutual indemnification to hold harmless both parties for any claims arising out of the performance of this contract.  (No County match) (All Districts)

C.43    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with The California Endowment to extend the term from March 31, 2006 through June 30, 2007 for the Reducing Health Disparities Initiative, with no change in the payment limit to the County of $125,000.  (No County cost)  (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.44    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with New Connections in an amount not to exceed $102,350 to provide services to County residents with HIV disease for the period March 1 through June 30, 2007. (100% Federal Ryan White Care Act funds)  (All Districts)

C.45    CORRECT Board action of July 25, 2006 (Item C.44), which approved a contract with John Muir Community Health Alliance in an amount not to exceed $45,000 for the Alliance to act as fiscal agent with regard to preventive and restorative dental care services on the Ronald McDonald Care Mobile for the period July 1, 2006 through March 31, 2009, to include a provision to indemnify John Muir Health, Inc. (dba John Muir Community Health Alliance), for any claims arising out of performance of this contract.  (100% San Francisco Foundation Grant funds)  (All Districts)

C.46    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Toyon Associates, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $100,000 to provide professional consultation and technical assistance to the Department, with regard to healthcare financial issues for the period January 1 through December 31, 2007. (100% Enterprise I: 14.1% County, 85.9% Patient/Third Party revenues)  (All Districts)

C.47    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Ecology and Environmental, Inc., effective February 1, 2007, to increase the payment limit by $10,000 to a new total of $60,100 to provide additional emergency management services, with no change in the original term of April 1, 2006 through August 31, 2007. (100% Federal Health Resources and Services Administration funds) (All Districts)

C.48    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with FCG CSI, Inc. (dba First Consulting Group), to extend the term from February 28, 2007 to February 29, 2008, with no change in the payment limit of $500,000, to continue providing professional support services, consultation, and technical assistance to the Department Director of Information Systems.  (100% Enterprise I: 14.1% County, 85.9% Patient/Third Party revenues) (All Districts)

C.49    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Family Stress Center, Inc., effective January 1, 2007, to increase the payment limit by $200,000 to a new payment limit of $950,000, to provide therapeutic behavioral services for additional seriously emotionally disturbed youth, with no change in the original term of July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007, and to increase the automatic extension payment limit by $125,000 to a new total of $475,000 through December 31, 2007. (50% Federal Medi-Cal; 47% State Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment; 3% Mental Health Realignment funds) (All Districts)

C.50    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Asian Pacific Psychological Services, effective January 1, 2007, to increase the payment limit by $36,000 to a new payment limit of $130,800 to provide treatment services to additional youth who have been referred by the West County Drug Court with no change in the original term of July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007. (46% Federal Primary Prevention, 54% State Comprehensive Drug Court Implementation Grant funds) (All Districts)

C.51    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Yellowstone Boys and Girls Ranch, effective February 1, 2007, to increase the payment limit by $19,460 to a new payment limit of $41,930 to provide residential day treatment services to additional youth, with no change in the original term of July 14, 2006 through June 30, 2007, and to increase the automatic extension payment limit by $12,880 to a new limit of $25,760 through December 31, 2007. (100% Federal Individuals with Disabilities Education Act funds) (All Districts)

C.52    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Fred Finch Children’s Home, Inc. (dba Fred Finch Youth Center), effective November 1, 2006, to increase the payment limit by $40,000 to a new payment limit of $60,000 to provide therapeutic behavioral services to additional youth with no change in the original term of July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007, and to increase the automatic extension payment limit by $20,000 to a new limit of $30,000 through December 31, 2007. (50% Federal Medi-Cal; 45% State Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnostics, & Treatment; 5% Mental Health Realignment funds) (All Districts)

C.53    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Dorothy A. Klein to extend the term from January 31 through March 31, 2007, with no change in the payment limit of $103,220, for continuing consultation and technical assistance for the California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids (CalWORKs) Program. (100% Federal and State CalWORKs funds)  (All Districts) 

C.54    CORRECT Board action of August 8, 2006 (Item C.47), which approved a contract with Jackson & Coker Locum Tenens, LLC, in an amount not to exceed $54,000 to provide recruitment services and temporary Psychiatry Registry services to the Mental Health Division Outpatient Clinics for the period July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007, to modify the payment limit to $40,000 and the contract term to January 1 through December 31, 2007, as recommended by the Health Services Director. (100% Mental Health Realignment) (All Districts)

C.55    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Therapeutic Residential Services, Inc., effective February 1, 2007, to increase the payment limit by $39,600 to a new payment limit of $126,000, with no change in the original term of January 1 through December 31, 2007, for additional room and board, and 24-hour emergency residential care and supervision to mentally disordered clients referred by the County. (100% Mental Health Realignment funds)  (All Districts)

C.56    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Mabel Moses, LCSW, in an amount not to exceed $30,000 to provide Medi-Cal specialty mental health services for the period February 1, 2007 through June 30, 2009. (49% State, 51% Federal Medi-Cal funds) (All Districts)

C.57    RATIFY purchase of services from Estelle Gregory, M.D., and AUTHORIZE the County Auditor-Controller to pay $15,010 outstanding balance for provision of psychiatric services for the Contra Costa Regional Medical Center Psychiatric Emergency Unit for the month of January 2007, as recommended by the Health Services Director. (100% Enterprise I: 14.1% County, 85.9% Patient/Third Party revenues) (All Districts)

C.58    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Medical Site Reviewers, LLC, in an amount not to exceed $276,000 to provide Health Plan Employers Data Information Set chart review and data collection services for the period December 1, 2006 through November 30, 2009, including mutual indemnification to hold harmless both parties for any claims arising out of the performance of this contract. (100% Contra Costa Health Plan member premiums) (All Districts)

C.59    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with HCPro, Inc. (dba The Greeley Company), in an amount not to exceed $100,000 to provide consultation services with regard to regulatory compliance at Contra Costa Regional Medical and Contra Costa Health Centers, for the period January 1, 2007 through December 31, 2008. (100% Enterprise I: 14.1% County, 85.9% Patient/Third Party revenues) (All Districts) 

 

C.60    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, on behalf of the Workforce Development Board, to execute a contract with John Muir Medical Center in an amount not to exceed $110,000 to provide Incumbent Nurses Upgrade Program services for the period December 1, 2006 through December 31, 2007.  (Budgeted, 100% State funds)  (All Districts)

 

C.61    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with the Regents of the University of California, Berkeley, in an amount not to exceed $82,570 to provide external evaluation services for the System of Care Parenting for Permanency Grant for the period February 6, 2007 through February 5, 2008, including a mutual indemnification and hold harmless agreement for any claims arising out of the performance of this contract.  (Budgeted, 100% Federal funds)  (All Districts)

 

C.62    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Pro-Serv Agency in an amount not to exceed $85,000 to provide process service prior to termination of parental rights hearings for the period April 1, 2007 through March 31, 2008.  (Budgeted: 40% Federal, 40% State, 20% County funds)  (All Districts)

 

C.63    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Gurmeet Singh to increase the payment limit by $15,000 to a new payment limit of $75,000 and to extend the term from February 28 to June 30, 2007, to provide additional administrative and program services for the West County Volunteer and Emergency Services Program.  (Budgeted:  40% Federal, 40% State, 20% County funds)  (Districts I and II)

 

C.64    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Ella Stevenson to increase the payment limit by $16,000 to a new payment limit of $95,235 and to extend the term from February 28 to June 30, 2007 to provide additional services for the Volunteer and Emergency Services Program Ready-to-Work Clothes Closet.  (Budgeted:40% Federal, 40% State, 20% County funds)  (Districts I and II)

 

C.65    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to issue a Request for Proposals for transportation services for California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids (CalWORKs) participants in the amount of $381,563 for the period July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008.  (Budgeted:  85% Federal, 15% County funds)  (All Districts)

 

C.66    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Teri Mahan in an amount not to exceed $48,000 to provide training and technical assistance in preparation for federal and state reviews of early care and education programs for the period February 1 through May 1, 2007.  (Budgeted, 100% Federal/State funds)  (All Districts)

 

C.67    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Clerk-Recorder, or designee to execute an addendum to the Memorandum of Understanding with the State Department of Justice in an amount not to exceed $32,391 for County participation in the Electronic Recording Delivery System Program, through June 30, 2007. (100% Recorder Modernization Trust Funds) (All Districts)

 

C.68    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Librarian, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Rose-Marie Westberg to extend the term from January 1 to June 30, 2007 with no change in payment limit for continuing consulting services on the new Hercules Library. (District II)

 

C.69    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the County Counsel to execute a contract with Michael Blasinski in an amount not to exceed $50,500 for professional paralegal services, to be paid in accordance with a specified fee schedule, for the period March 1, 2007 through February 28, 2008. (Liability Trust Fund) (All Districts)

 

Leases

 

C.70    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the General Services Director, or designee, to execute a lease renewal with the United States Postal Service for 1,348 square feet of storage space at 815 Court Street, Martinez, at a monthly rent of $767 for the period March 1, 2007 through February 29, 2012, as requested by the Health Services Department; and ADOPT associated California Environmental Quality Act findings. (Budgeted, Health Services Department)

 

C.71    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the General Services Director, or designee, to execute a lease renewal with the United States Postal Service for 1,763 square feet of office space at 815 Court Street, Martinez, at a monthly rent of $2,450, for the period March 1, 2007 through February 29, 2012, as requested by the Sheriff-Coroner; and ADOPT associated California Environmental Quality Act findings. (Budgeted, Sheriff-Coroner Department)

 

Other Actions

 

C.72    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute an Unpaid Student Training Agreement with Boston Reed College to provide field instruction for the College’s medical students for the period September 1, 2006 through August 31, 2007. (Non-financial agreement) (All Districts)

C.73    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Planned Parenthood - Golden Gate to extend the term from June 30, 2006 through June 30, 2007 for clinical experience in family planning for Contra Costa Regional Medical Center residents. (Non-financial agreement)  (All Districts)

C.74    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute an Unpaid Student Training Agreement with California State University, Dominguez Hills, to provide field instruction for the University’s medical students, for the period February 1, 2007 through January 31, 2010. (Non-financial agreement)  (All Districts)

C.75    APPROVE the providers recommended by the Contra Costa Health Plan’s Credentialing Committee at the January 16, 2007 meeting, as recommended by the Health Services Director.  (All Districts)

C.76    CONTINUE the emergency action originally taken by the Board on November 16, 1999 regarding the issue of homelessness in Contra Costa County, as recommended by the Health Services Director. (All Districts)

 

C.77    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director to submit a 2007 Achievement Award nomination to the National Association of Counties for the Family Economic Security Partnership program, and AUTHORIZE the Chair, Board of Supervisors to sign the nomination application. (All Districts)

 

C.78    AUTHORIZE the Deputy Director-Redevelopment, or designee, to execute required specified legal documents to provide $280,000 in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds to Neighborhood House of North Richmond for the West County Human Development Center-HOPE House Project in Richmond, and ADOPT related California Environmental Quality Act findings. (CDBG Funds) (District I)

 

C.79    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE a change of use of the SHELTER, Inc., of Contra Costa County Next Step Program located at 1320 Peach Street, Martinez, from transitional housing to permanent supportive housing for homeless persons, and AUTHORIZE the Deputy Director-Redevelopment to execute an amendment to the Community Development Block Grant Loan and Regulatory Agreement accordingly. (All Districts)

 

C.80    AUTHORIZE the Chair, Board of Supervisors to submit an application on the Dougherty Valley Transit Demonstration Project to the National Association of Counties (NACo) 2007 Achievement Awards Program, as recommended by the Community Development Director. (District III)

 

C.81    REFER to the Family and Human Services Committee oversight of the transition of services provided at the Children’s Treatment Facility in Concord to a new provider, as recommended by Supervisor Glover. (All Districts)

 

C.82    REFER to the Internal Operations Committee the matter of compliance with land use conditions of approval, as recommended by the Committee.  (All Districts)

 

Redevelopment Agency

 

C.83    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Redevelopment Director to execute a contract amendment with Contra Costa County to increase the payment limit to the County by $15,000 to a new payment limit of $30,000 for technical services provided by the Public Works Department related to the establishment of a new landscape and lighting assessment district for the Montalvin Manor Redevelopment Project Area, with a term ending June 30, 2007. (Districts I and II) (Consider with C.17)

RELISTED to undetermined date to APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director to execute a contract amendment with the County Redevelopment Agency, to increase the payment limit to the County by $15,000 to a new payment limit of $30,000 for technical services related to the establishment of a new landscape and lighting assessment district for the Montalvin Manor Redevelopment Project Area, with a term ending June 30, 2007.

 

By an unanimous vote with District I absent the following Urgency item was added as Consent Item C.84  to the agenda and subsequently approved:

 

C.84    RECOMMENDED to support in concept the draft eminent domain reform package being considered by the California State Association of Counties Board of Directors, and AUTHORIZED the Board’s representative to vote in support of the package.

 

 

GENERAL INFORMATION

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

http://www.co.contra-costa.ca.us./

 

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

 

The Family and Human Services Committee (Supervisors Federal D. Glover and Susan A. Bonilla) - meets on the first  and third Mondays of the month at 10:30 a.m. in Room 101, County Administration Building, 651 Pine Street, Martinez .

 

The Finance Committee (Supervisors John Gioia and Mary N. Piepho)  - meets on the first Thursday of the month at 10:00 a.m. in Room 101, County Administration Building, 651 Pine Street, Martinez .

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Internal Operations Committee

Family and Human Services Committee

02-19-07

02-19-07

  Cancelled

  Cancelled

See above

See above

Finance Committee

Transportation Water & Infrastructure

Capital Facilities Committee

03-01-07

03-12-07

As needed

  10:00 a.m.

  10:00 a.m.

See above

See above

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

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

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

 

 

AB              Assembly Bill

ABAG         Association of Bay Area Governments

ACA           Assembly Constitutional Amendment

ADA           Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990

AFSCME     American Federation of State County and Municipal Employees

AICP          American Institute of Certified Planners

AIDS          Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome

ALUC         Airport Land Use Commission

AOD Alcohol and Other Drugs

BAAQMD    Bay Area Air Quality Management District

BART         Bay Area Rapid Transit District

BCDC         Bay Conservation & Development Commission

BGO           Better Government Ordinance

BOS Board of Supervisors

CALTRANS   California Department of Transportation

CalWIN      California Works Information Network

CalWORKS  California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids

CAER            Community Awareness Emergency Response

CAO County Administrative Officer or Office

CCHP         Contra Costa Health Plan

CCTA         Contra Costa Transportation Authority

CDBG         Community Development Block Grant

CEQA         California Environmental Quality Act

CIO            Chief Information Officer

COLA         Cost of living adjustment

ConFire      Contra Costa Consolidated Fire District

CPA           Certified Public Accountant

CPI             Consumer Price Index

CSA           County Service Area

CSAC         California State Association of Counties

CTC            California Transportation Commission

dba            doing business as

EBMUD       East Bay Municipal Utility District

EIR             Environmental Impact Report

EIS             Environmental Impact Statement

EMCC         Emergency Medical Care Committee

EMS Emergency Medical Services

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

et al.          et alii (and others)

FAA            Federal Aviation Administration

FEMA         Federal Emergency Management Agency

F&HS          Family and Human Services Committee

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

FTE            Full Time Equivalent            

FY              Fiscal Year

GHAD         Geologic Hazard Abatement District

GIS            Geographic Information System

HCD           (State Dept of) Housing & Community Development

HHS           Department of Health and Human Services

HIPAA        Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act

HIV             Human Immunodeficiency Syndrome

HOV High Occupancy Vehicle

HR              Human Resources

HUD           United States Department of Housing and Urban Development

Inc.            Incorporated

IOC                Internal Operations Committee

ISO            Industrial Safety Ordinance

JPA            Joint (exercise of) Powers Authority or Agreement

Lamorinda    Lafayette-Moraga-Orinda Area

LAFCo        Local Agency Formation Commission

LCSW        Licensed Clinical Social Worker

LLC            Limited Liability Company

LLP            Limited Liability Partnership

Local 1       Public Employees Union Local 1

LVN            Licensed Vocational Nurse

MAC           Municipal Advisory Council

MBE Minority Business Enterprise

M.D. Medical Doctor

M.F.T.        Marriage and Family Therapist

MIS            Management Information System

MOE           Maintenance of Effort

MOU           Memorandum of Understanding

MTC           Metropolitan Transportation Commission

NACo         National Association of Counties

OB-GYN      Obstetrics and Gynecology

O.D.           Doctor of Optometry

OES-EOC    Office of Emergency Services-Emergency Operations Center

OSHA         Occupational Safety and Health Administration

Psy.D.        Doctor of Psychology

RDA           Redevelopment Agency

RFI             Request For Information

RFP            Request For Proposal

RFQ           Request For Qualifications

RN              Registered Nurse

SB              Senate Bill

SBE            Small Business Enterprise

SWAT        Southwest Area Transportation Committee

TRANSPAC  Transportation Partnership & Cooperation (Central)

TRANSPLAN Transportation Planning Committee (East County)

TRE or TTE      Trustee

TWIC          Transportation, Water and Infrastructure Committee

VA              Department of Veterans Affairs

vs.              versus (against)

WAN          Wide Area Network

WBE           Women Business Enterprise

WCCTAC    West Contra Costa Transportation Advisory Committee