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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

January 23, 2007

 

 

10:00 A.M.     Call to order and opening ceremonies.

Inspirational Thought "The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy."  ~  Martin Luther King, Jr.

CONSIDER CONSENT ITEMS   (Items listed as C.1 through C.65 on the following agenda) – Items are subject to removal from Consent Calendar by request of any Supervisor or on request for discussion by a member of the public. Items removed from this section will be considered under SD.2 with the Short Discussion Items. Approved as listed except as noted:  C.21 and C.29.

 

HOUSING AUTHORITY CONSENT ITEMS  Approved as listed.

 

HA.1    ACCEPT the Investment Report for the County Housing Authority for the quarter ending December 31, 2006 as required by SB564(Ch 783), and as recommended by the Housing Authority Executive Director. (All Districts)

 

PRESENTATIONS    Approved as listed.

 

PR.1    PRESENTATION to recognize February 1, 2007 as National Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) Day in Contra Costa County, as recommended by the Employment and Human Services Director.  (Lloyd Madden, Employment and Human Services Department)  (All Districts)

 

PR.2    PRESENTATION recognizing the Arts and Culture Commission of Contra Costa County (AC5)’s program art passages: collections of art from contra costa county and the current exhibition showcasing  District III artists. (Supervisor Piepho) (District III)

 

PR.3    PRESENTATION to introduce students and faculty of St. Mary's College, in attendance as part of their public policy studies.  (Supervisor Uilkema) (District II)

 

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

 

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

 

§         Charles Evans, Richmond resident, said the preliminary report on the death of an 8-year old child given at last week’s Board meeting was not satisfactory and said that the system had failed;

 

  • Joseph Partansky, Concord resident, said the Board’s Task Force Committees on Methamphetamine, Medical Marijuana, and on the Better Governance Ordinance were left out of the Board Committee assignments for 2007, Resolution No. 2007/5;

 

  • Bonnie Eichler, County employee, spoke in opposition to the Board’s recent pay raise. 

 

The following persons submitted comments via email:

 

  • Ted and Kathy Radke, Martinez residents, wrote regarding Kaiser Permanente's intention to close the Ophthalmology, Minor Illness and Injury, Podiatry, Laboratory, and Orthopedics clinics in Martinez, urging the Board to try to keep the clinics open;

 

  • Mark Dolar, Los Angeles resident, wrote that the Contra Costa County Animal Services Department was negligent in its responsibilities for the remains of his dog resulting a search which caused Mr. Dolar to incur $249.00 in out-of-pocket expenses; 

 

  • Jeffrey Unruh wrote to urge the Board to consider the interest of the patients who rely on the Cannabis Dispensary in Pacheco; and

 

  • Michael F. Sarabia, Bay Point resident, wrote to urge the Board to support California Congressional delegation efforts to bring U.S. troops home from the Iraq war.

 

 

SD.2    CONSIDER any Consent Items previously removed.

 

SD.3    CONSIDER adopting a Countywide statement of mission, vision, and values to provide direction to departments and employees in the delivery of public services. (John Cullen, County Administrator) (All Districts)

 

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

 

D.1      CONSIDER  accepting update report on the East Bay Regional Communications System.  (John Cullen, County Administrator; Tom Whittington, Chief Information Officer, Department of Information Technology) (All Districts)

ACCEPTED the second quarterly report on County radio communications activities and the East Bay Regional Communications System (EBRCS) project.

 

11:00 A.M.

 

D.2      CONSIDER approving awards, and RECOGNIZE and HONOR the nominees and winners of the 2006 Gina Martin Employee of the Year and Manager of the Year Award Program.  (John Cullen, County Administrator; Lori Gentles, Assistant County Administrator-Human Resources Director) (All Districts) 

RECOGNIZED and HONORED the nominees and announced the winners of the 2006 Gina Martin Employee and Manager of the Year Awards: Ms. Cecilie Siegel-Sebolt, Agricultural Biologist/Weights and Measures Inspector, Employee of the Year; and Mr. Ed Woo, Network Manager, Department of Information Technology, Manager of the Year.

 

D.3      CONSIDER accepting status report from the Health Services Director on the proposed Joint Powers Agreement between the County and the West Contra Costa Healthcare District to provide management, oversight, and support for the continued provision of health care services to the community at Doctors Medical Center, San Pablo/Pinole, and directing the Health Services Director to return to the Board on February 6, 2007 with a proposed management structure and implementing documents.  (William Walker, M.D., Health Services Director)  (All Districts)

ACKNOWLEDGED the County is assisting in the develop­ment and imple­mentation of a long term Recovery Plan for Doctors Medical Center pursuant to the au­thority of the Board issued at a public hearing on October 31, 2006; ACKNOWLEDGED that a structure is being developed and documents are being drafted whereby the County will jointly participate with the West Contra Costa Healthcare District in management oversight of Doctors Medical Center, again issued pursuant to the authority of the Board issued at a public hearing on October 31, 2006; ACKNOWLEDGED that the Board authorized on December 5, 2006 extending, until January 31, 2007, the date upon which the Health Services Director will bring before the Board a proposed management structure, including a detailed description and proposed implementing documents, for the future joint management over­sight of Doctors Medical Center; ACKNOWLEDGED that due to Board date conflicts and required legal review the County Health Services Director requires one additional week to ensure that the management structure under development protects the County’s General Fund, while simultaneously providing the County and the District with necessary tools to stabilize and successfully operate Doctors Medical Center; and AUTHORIZED extending, until February 6, 2007, the date upon which the Health Services Director will bring before the Board a proposed management structure, including a detailed description and proposed implementing documents, for the future joint management oversight of Doctors Medical Center.

 

 

Closed Session

CLOSED SESSION: The Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to seek to intervene in City Attorney of the City of San Jose, et al. v. Pacific Gas and Electric Company,Santa Clara County Superior Court No: 1-05-0055100. 

 

AJ.1     The meeting was adjourned in memory of George Cardinet, Jr., of Concord.

 

SUPPLEMENTAL AGENDA ITEM

 

TUESDAY           January 23, 2007

 

By unanimous vote, with all Supervisors present, the following consent items were added to the agenda and subsequently approved by unanimous vote:

 

Grants & Contracts

 

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

 

C.66    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Building Inspection Director to execute a contract with the City of Richmond to pay the County an amount not to exceed $99,900 to provide the city building inspection and related services for the period December 1 2006 through November 30, 2007.  (100% Reimbursement by City) (District I)

 

Intergovernmental Relations

 

C.67    AMEND the Contra Costa County 2007 State Legislative Platform to pursue a spot bill that would provide protection to Contra Costa County’s municipal surcharge revenue by clarifying that the statutory formula for calculating surcharge revenue is also the formula for remitting the revenue, ensuring that the remittance respects a “return to source” practice, as recommended by the County Administrator. (All Districts)

 

 

 

Supplemental Calendar of Closed Session Items

Tuesday, January 23, 2007, 10:00 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.         Richard Sukacz v. Contra Costa County, W.C.A.B. No. OAK297491

 

2.         Calpine Corporation, et al. v. Calif. State Board of Equalization, et al., Los Angeles County Superior Court No. BC 359455 

 

C.         CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL--ANTICIPATED LITIGATION

            Initiation of litigation pursuant to Gov. Code, § 54956.9(c):  One potential case.

 

1.         City Attorney of the City of San Jose, et al., v. Pacific Gas and Electric Company, Santa Clara             Superior Court Case No. 1-05-0055100.

 

 

 

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      RESCIND Resolution No. 2005/644 approving and authorizing the sale of surplus property identified as 2102 Paige Court to Mt. Diablo Habitat for Humanity, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Pittsburg area. (No fiscal impact) (District V)

 

C.2      RESCIND the Grant Deed dated November 12, 2006 from Mario Lamorte and Suellen Lamorte, as Trustees of the Lamorte Trust Dated July 8, 1991; ACCEPT the revised Grant Deed dated January 3, 2007 from Mario Lamorte, Suellen Lamorte, Benjamin Lamorte, and Allegra Lamorte as Trustees of the Lamorte Trust for the Iron Horse Trail Bridge, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Walnut Creek area. (No fiscal impact) (District III)

 

C.3      APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a contract with California Strategies & Advocacy, LLC, in the amount of $100,000 to provide legislative services for the transportation program and related matters for the 2007/2008 legislative session for the period January 1, 2007 through December 31, 2008, Countywide. (Local Road Funds) (All Districts)

 

Engineering Services

 

C.4      SD 02-08681:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/30 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)

 

Special Districts & County Airports

 

C.5      ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/31 establishing a rate of $30 per Equivalent Runoff Unit for Stormwater Utility Area 17 (Unincorporated County) for Fiscal Year 2007/08 and requesting the Flood Control and Water Conservation District to adopt an annual parcel assessment for drainage maintenance and the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Program, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Countywide. (Stormwater Utility Area 17 Funds) (All Districts)

 

C.6      APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Airports Director, or designee, to execute hangar rental agreements for shade-hangars at Buchanan Field Airport with Jordan Rose, Madeline Ferguson, Bard Lewis, Allan Drabinsky, Carl Birkhofer, Mike Grimes, Orinda Aero, Jeff Lee, Michael Sullivan, Etienne Oleksiewicz, James Duvall, Daryl McCosker, Allen Pierce, Richard Konlon, Joseph Smith, and Rod Powers, effective February 1, 2007 in the monthly amount of $155.00 per hangar, Pacheco area. (Revenue accrues to the Airport Enterprise Fund) (District IV)

 

C.7      APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Airports Director, or designee, to execute hangar rental agreements for T-hangars with 71 specified T-hangar tenants at Buchanan Field Airport, effective February 1, 2007, in the monthly amount of $345.00 per hangar, Pacheco Area. (Revenue accrues to the Airport Enterprise Fund) (District IV)

 

Statutory Actions

 

C.8      DECLARE certain ordinances duly published. (All Districts)

 

Claims, Collections & Litigation

 

C.9      DENY claims by Gilbert Sommerhalder; Dannie Talmadge and Courtney Talmadge; Steve and Lori Camenson; Jesus and Mary Ann Garcia; John and Amy Collen, individually and as guardians for Samuel Collen, a minor; Angelina Cox;  Rancho Diablo Mobile Home Park, LP, and amended claim for California State Automobile Association for James H. and Sharon B. Patton. (All Districts)

 

Hearing Dates

 

C.10    RECEIVE the 2006/07 report of the Auditor-Controller that contains the property tax-related costs of the Assessor, Tax Collector, Auditor and Assessment Appeals Board for Fiscal Year 2005/06, as required by Resolution No. 97/129; FIX March 6, 2007 at 9:30 a.m. for a public hearing on the determination of property tax administrative costs; and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to notify affected local jurisdictions and publish the required legal notice of the public hearing, and make supporting documentation available for public inspection; as recommended by the County Administrator. (All Districts)

 

Honors & Proclamations

 

C.11    ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/26 honoring Patrick Cannon upon the occasion of his retirement from the Public Defender’s Office, for his service to the clients, department, community, and the people of Contra Costa County, as recommended by the Public Defender. (All Districts)

 

C.12    ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/4 proclaiming February 1, 2007 as National Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) Day in Contra Costa County, as recommended by the Employment and Human Services Director.  (Lloyd Madden, Employment and Human Services Department)  (All Districts)

 

C.13    ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/24 recognizing the Arts and Culture Commission of Contra Costa County (AC5)’s program art passages: collections of art from contra costa county and the current exhibition showcasing  District III artists. (Supervisor Piepho) (District III)

 

C.14    ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/28  proclaiming Friday, February 2, 2007 “Wear Red Day for Women Day” in Contra Costa County in support of women fighting heart disease, as recommended by Supervisor Gioia. (All Districts)

 

C.15    ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/29 honoring Maria Fort on the occasion of her retirement from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, as recommended by Supervisor Gioia. (All Districts)

 

Ordinances

 

C.16    INTRODUCE Ordinance No. 2007-02, to exempt from the Merit System the classes of Chief of Labor Relations and Principal Labor Relations Negotiator, and to abolish the class of Labor Relations manager-Exempt in the Human Resources Department; WAIVE reading, and FIX February 6, 2007 for adoption, as recommended by the Assistant County Administrator-Director of Human Resources. (All Districts)

 

C.17    ADOPT Ordinance No. 2007-01, requiring drainage plans and improvements for certain development projects in the unincorporated area; and ADOPT related California Environmental and other findings, as recommended by the Building Inspection Director. (All Districts)

 

Appointments & Resignations

 

C.18    APPOINT Valerie Earley to the County Administrator Children’s Service Alternate seat on the First 5 Contra Costa Children and Families Commission, as recommended by the Commission.  (All Districts)

 

C.19    RE-APPOINT Reva Clark to the District One Owner seat on the Mobile Home Advisory Committee, as recommended by Supervisor Gioia. (District I)

 

C.20    RE-APPOINT James Pinckney and Russ Belleci to the Contra Costa Mosquito and Vector Control District Board of Trustees to new four-year terms, from January 3, 2007 to January 2, 2011, as recommended by the District Board of Trustees. (All Districts)

 

C.21    RE-ASSIGN John Gonzales from the Alternate 1 seat to the Appointee 1 seat on the Knightsen Town Advisory Council, DECLARE vacant the Alternate 1 seat, and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy, as recommended by Supervisor Piepho. (District III)

 

C.22    DECLARE vacant the Appointee 4 seat on the Diablo Municipal Advisory Council held by Peggy Mandley due to resignation and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy, as recommended by Supervisor Piepho. (District III)

 

Appropriation Adjustments  - FY 2006/07

 

C.23    Employment and Human Services (0502, 0504):  APPROVE Appropriations and Revenue Adjustment No. 5055 authorizing new revenue in the amount of $506,605 in State and Federal funds for adoptions programs and CalWORKs improvement planning, and appropriating it to Children and Family Services to fund one Social Worker Supervisor position and to Workforce Services to fund eight Social Worker positions for Fiscal Year 2006/07.  (100% Federal/State funds)  (All Districts)

 

C.24    Sheriff (0362): APPROVE Appropriations and Revenue Adjustment No. 5053  authorizing new revenue in the amount of $489,500 from the Office of Homeland Security Buffer Zone protection Program and appropriating it for services and equipment as authorized by the 2006 Buffer Zone Protection Program Grant and approved by the Governor’s Office. (All Districts)

 

C.25    Sheriff (0362): APPROVE Appropriations and Revenue Adjustment No’s 5056, 5057, and 5058 authorizing new revenue in the amount of $1,434,185 from the State Office of Homeland Security and appropriating it for services and equipment as authorized by the 2003, 2004 and 2005 Homeland Security Grants. (All Districts)

 

C.26    Sheriff (0255): APPROVE Appropriations and Revenue Adjustment No. 5054 authorizing new revenue in the amount of $158,000 from an Interdepartmental Service Agreement Amendment with the Health Services Department and appropriating it for an additional Deputy Sheriff to supply security services at the Richmond Health Center. (District I) (Consider with C.30)

 

Personnel Actions

 

C.27    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20227 to add one part time (27/40) Personnel Services Assistant III (unrepresented) in the Health Services Department.  (100% Enterprise I Fund)  (All Districts)

C.28    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20072 to re-allocate the Health Services Department classes of Environmental Health Technician (represented); Environmental Health Specialist Trainee (represented); Environmental Health Specialist I (represented); Environmental Health Specialist II (represented); and Supervising Environmental Health Specialist (unrepresented) on the Salary Schedule.  (100% Environmental Health service and permit fees)  (All Districts)

C.29    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)

C.30    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20204 to add one Deputy Sheriff (represented) position in the Office of the Sheriff. (100% Reimbursed by Health Services Department) (All Districts) (Consider with C.26)

C.31    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20228 to add one Clerk-Senior Level (represented) position in the Community Development Department. (Land Application Fees) (All Districts)

C.32    ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/32 to provide for a cost of living adjustment for County elected and appointed department heads, management employees, exempt employees and unrepresented employees, as recommended by the Assistant County Administrator-Director of Human Resources. (All Districts)

Grants & Contracts

 

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

 

C.33    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to accept state and federal funds totaling $2,169,093 allocated by the California Department of Health Services for local public health emergency preparedness and response for the period August 31, 2006 through August 30, 2007.  (No County match)  (All Districts)

C.34    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a grant contract with San Francisco Foundation, to pay the County an amount not to exceed $25,000 for the Public Health Teen Navigator Project-Teen Program for the period January 1 through December 31, 2007, 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.35    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with the State Department of Mental Health, Department of Rehabilitation Cooperative Program, to pay the County an all inclusive daily rate of up to $2,931 for each day of training and technical consulting services with regard to Contra Costa County Adult Mental Health Vocational Services, for the period August 1, 2006 through June 30, 2009, including a provision to indemnify and hold the State harmless for claims arising out of the County’s performance under the contract.  (No County match)  (All Districts)

C.36    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with the California Department of Community Services and Development to pay the County an amount not to exceed $813,700 for energy assistance and weatherization services for the period January 1 through December 31, 2007.  (No County match)  (All Districts)

C.37    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to accept funding from Shell Oil Corporation in the amount of $1,568 for the Martinez Head Start Program for the period December 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007.  (No County match)  (All Districts)

 

C.38    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Contra Costa Community College District to increase the payment limit to the County by $15,995 to a new payment limit of $184,910 for full-day preschool services with no change in the term of July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007.  (No County match)  (All Districts)

 

C.39    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Contra Costa Community College District to increase the payment limit to the County by $61,540 to a new payment limit of $1,101,065 for state preschool services with no change in the term of July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007.  (No County match)  (All Districts)

 

C.40    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Development Director to execute a contract amendment with the Metropolitan Transportation Commission to define the County’s work plan in order to establish continuing eligibility for receipt of grant funds in the amount of $60,000 for transportation planning in the Bay Point area. (No County match) (District V)

 

C.41    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Librarian to apply for and execute a contract to accept Fiscal Year 2006/07 East Bay Community Foundation grant funds administered by the Rodeo Municipal Advisory Council in the amount of $14,425 for Rodeo library services, pursuant to the local refinery Good Neighbor Agreement. (No County match) (District II)

 

C.42    ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/17 authorizing the Sheriff-Coroner, or designee, to apply for and accept the Mentally Ill Offender Crime Reduction Grant from the State of California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, Corrections Standards Authority in an amount not to exceed $1,500,000 for the period January 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008 to fund efforts to reduce involvement of the mentally ill in the criminal justice system. (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.43    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Center for Human Development in an amount not to exceed $62,500 to provide Alcohol and Drug Abuse Primary Prevention Program services for the period January 1 through June 30, 2007. (100% Federal Safe & Drug Free Schools & Communities funds)  (All Districts)

C.44    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Merritt, Hawkins and Associates in an amount not to exceed $225,000 to provide psychiatrist recruitment services for Contra Costa Regional Medical Center and Contra Costa Health Centers for the period December 1, 2006 through November 30, 2007. (100% Enterprise I Fund)  (All Districts)

C.45    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Concord Yellow Cab, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $40,807 to provide taxicab transportation services to patients to and from Contra Costa Regional Medical Center and Contra Costa Health Centers and other health facilities, for the period December 1, 2006 through November 30, 2007. (100% Enterprise I Fund)  (All Districts)

C.46    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Tighe Boyle in an amount not to exceed $43,584 for development and initial implementation of a Senior Mobility Improvement Project for the period February 1 through June 30, 2007.  (Budgeted, 100% Federal funds)  (All Districts)

 

C.47    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Catholic Charities of the East Bay, Inc., effective July 1, 2006, to increase the payment limit by $77,760 to a new payment limit of $129,600 to provide transitional housing assistance for emancipated foster youth with no change in the term of July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007.  (Budgeted, 100% State funds)  (All Districts)

 

C.48    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with The First Place Fund for Youth, Inc., effective July 1, 2006, to increase the payment limit by $259,200 to a new payment limit of $432,000 to provide transitional housing assistance for emancipated foster youth with no change in the term of July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007.  (Budgeted, 100% State funds)  (All Districts)

 

C.49    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Lisa Quan in an amount not to exceed $21,060 to provide training and technical assistance in early care and education for the period January 23 through June 30, 2007.  (Budgeted, 100% Federal/State funds)  (All Districts)

 

C.50    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Betty Rappaport in an amount not to exceed $29,630 provide training and technical assistance in early care and education for the period January 23 through June 30, 2007.  (Budgeted, 100% Federal/State funds)  (All Districts)

 

C.51    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Risk Manager to execute a contract amendment with Environmental & Occupational Risk Management, Inc. (EORM), to increase the payment limit by $13,470 to a new payment limit of $246,990 with no change in term in order to provide additional industrial safety consulting services to the Animal Services, General Services, and  Information Technology Departments. (100% Workers Compensation Self Insurance Trust Fund) (All Districts)

 

C.52    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Sheriff-Coroner, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with CorrLogic, Inc., to increase the payment limit by $129,254 to a new payment limit of $517,016 and extend the term from December 7, 2006 to December 7, 2007 for maintenance of the detention facilities Institutional Management System. (Budgeted, 100% General Funds) (All Districts)

 

C.53    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Sheriff-Coroner, or designee, to execute a contract with Nationwide Auction Systems, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $50,000 for the transportation, storage, and auction of seized vehicles for the period January 1 through December 31, 2007. (100% County Costs, offset by auction proceeds) (All Districts)

 

C.54    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the County Counsel, or designee, to execute a contract with Pamela J. Zaid to provide professional legal services to be paid in accordance with a specified fee schedule for the period February 1, 2007 through January 31, 2008. (Budgeted) (All Districts)

 

C.55    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the County Administrator, or designee, to execute a contract with Bond Logistix, LLC, in an amount not to exceed $186,000 for investment advisory services for the period January 23 through December 31, 2007. (Administrative costs bond financed) (All Districts)

 

C.56    AWARD and AUTHORIZE the General Services Director to execute a one-year contract in the amount of not less than $50,000 nor more than $1,000,000 with Murray Building, Inc. the lowest responsive and responsible bidder for Job Order Contract (JOC) 009. (JOC contracts are charged to various funded projects) (All Districts)

 

Other Actions

 

C.57    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.58    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with the West Contra Costa Unified School District to provide education on health-related topics to students at Richmond High School for the period September 1, 2006 through August 31, 2007, and indemnify and hold harmless the District for claims arising out of performance of this contract. (Non-fiscal contract)  (Districts I and II)

C.59    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, and the Workforce Development Board to jointly submit the Workforce Investment Act Strategic Local Plan Modification for Program Year 2006/2007 for Title I of the Workforce Investment Act of 1998 to the State of California Employment Development Department, and AUTHORIZE the Chair, Board of Supervisors, to sign the Local Plan Modification.  (All Districts)

 

C.60    APPOINT in lieu of election James Remick to the Safety Member No. 7 seat on the Contra Costa County Employees Retirement Association Board of Trustees, as recommended by the Clerk-Recorder (Registrar of Voters).

 

C.61    AUTHORIZE the Community Development Department to conduct a General Plan Amendment Study to review and reconsolidate the land use element map for land recently acquired by public agencies, and to repeat such a study on a biennial basis, as recommended by the Community Development Director. (County File: GP#07-0002) (Land Use fees) (All Districts)

 

C.62    DECLARE as surplus and AUTHORIZE the Purchasing Agent, or designee, to dispose of specified vehicles and equipment no longer needed for public use, as recommended by the General Services Director. (All Districts)

 

C.63    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Development Department to conduct a General Plan Amendment Study related to the Buchanan Field Airport Master Plan Update. (County File: GP#07-0001) FAA 92%, CalTrans 4.5%, Airport Enterprise 3.5%) (District IV)

 

C.64    ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/33 authorizing, on behalf of Brentwood Union Elementary School District, the sale and issuance of General Obligation Bonds, Election of 2003, Series C, in a principal amount not to exceed $11,000,000, as recommended by the County Administrator. (District III)

 

Redevelopment Agency

 

C.65    ACCEPT the 2006 Advisory Body Annual Report for the Bay Point Redevelopment Project Area Committee (District V)

 

 

GENERAL INFORMATION

  

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Requests for reconsideration of a land use (planning) decision must be submitted in writing to the Clerk of the Board of Supervisors within 10 days of the Board's decision, and must identify the new information 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 (Supervisor 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 105, 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

02-05-07

02-05-07

  9:00 a.m.

  10:30 a.m.

See above

See above

Finance Committee

Transportation Water & Infrastructure

Capital Facilities Committee

03-01-07

02-12-07

  10:00 a.m.

  10:00 a.m.

See above

See above

As needed

 

 

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

 

 

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

 

 

 

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

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

 

 


AB              Assembly Bill

ABAG         Association of Bay Area Governments

ACA           Assembly Constitutional Amendment

ADA           Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990

AFSCME     American Federation of State County and Municipal Employees

AICP          American Institute of Certified Planners

AIDS          Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome

ALUC         Airport Land Use Commission

AOD           Alcohol and Other Drugs

BAAQMD    Bay Area Air Quality Management District

BART         Bay Area Rapid Transit District

BCDC         Bay Conservation & Development Commission

BGO           Better Government Ordinance

BOS           Board of Supervisors

CALTRANS   California Department of Transportation

CalWIN      California Works Information Network

CalWORKS  California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids

CAER            Community Awareness Emergency Response

CAO           County Administrative Officer or Office

CCHP         Contra Costa Health Plan

CCTA         Contra Costa Transportation Authority

CDBG         Community Development Block Grant

CEQA         California Environmental Quality Act

CIO            Chief Information Officer

COLA         Cost of living adjustment

ConFire      Contra Costa 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

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