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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

March 6, 2007

 

 

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

 

Inspirational Thought -  “Inspiration exists, but it has to find us working.” ~ Pablo Picasso

 

CONSIDER CONSENT ITEMS   (Items listed as C.1 through C.94 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 with the Short Discussion Items.  Approved as listed except as noted:  C. 16, C.90.

 

HOUSING AUTHORITY CONSENT ITEMS   Approved as listed

 

HA1     APPROVE designation of $10,000 for the 2007 College Scholarship Award Program from Housing Authority Local Management funds, as recommended by the Advisory Housing Commission. (Housing Authority Local Management Funds) (All Districts)

 

HA.2    CONSIDER accepting report on the Section 8 Housing Voucher Program and Public Housing Utility Allowance Schedule. (Housing Assistance Funds) (All Districts)

 

HA.3    ADOPT Housing Authority Resolution No. 2007/104 terminating stipends for County Supervisors who are members of the Board of Commissioners and determining that authorized and necessary expenses incurred in the discharge of board duties not claimed for reimbursement by the County Supervisors are deemed waived, as recommended by the County Administrator. (Consider with C.25 and C.94) (All Districts)

 

SHORT DISCUSSIONS ITEMS  Approved as listed except as noted below:

 

SD.1    PUBLIC COMMENT (3 Minutes/Speaker) The Chair asked for public comment and the following person provided testimony:

 

·        Roland Katz, Public Employees Union, Local 1 spoke on the issue of retiree healthcare costs and said healthcare costs in this country have far exceeded the increase in wages and in general inflation.  He said the problem he sees is not because public employees contribute to members of the Board of Supervisors, just as they contribute to County Tax Collector and others but because healthcare inflation has increased in such an uncontrollable rate.  He said the solution is not slicing benefits, but a national  solution that addresses healthcare costs and universal healthcare.

 

The following people sent their comments via e-mail:

 

§         Lauren Unruh forwarded information from several supporters on zoning regulations for Medical Marijuana;

 

§         [Anonymous] wrote to the Board regarding cars speeding on Madison Avenue and requested lights on the street.

 

SD.2    CONSIDER any Consent Items previously removed.

 

SD.3    HEARING on implementation of the property-tax cost recovery provisions of Revenue and Taxation Code §95.3, and on the adoption of the report of the Auditor-Controller filed on January 23, 2007, of the 2005/06 Fiscal Year property tax-related costs of the Assessor, Tax Collector, Auditor and Assessment Appeals Board, including the proposed charges against each local jurisdiction excepting school entities, for the local jurisdictions’ proportionate share of such administrative costs. (Lisa Driscoll, County Administrator’s Office) (All Districts)

CONDUCTED a public hearing on implementation of the property-tax cost recovery provisions of Revenue and Taxation Code §95.3, and on the adoption of the report of the Auditor-Controller filed on January 23, 2007, of the 2005/06 Fiscal Year property tax-related costs of the Assessor, Tax Collector, Auditor and Assessment Appeals Board, including the proposed charges against each local jurisdiction excepting school entities, for the local jurisdictions’ proportionate share of such administrative costs.

 

SD.4    HEARING to ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/85 accepting tabulation of mail-in ballots, confirming the Engineer’s diagram and assessment, and authorizing the levy of street light charges to operate and maintain facilities and services for Land Use Permit 05-2051, Bay Point area. (County Service Area L-100 Funds) (Warren Lai, Public Works Department) (District V)

CONTINUED the hearing to April 3, 2007 to ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/85 accepting tabulation of mail-in ballots, confirming the Engineer’s diagram and assessment, and authorizing the levy of street light charges to operate and maintain facilities and services for Land Use Permit 05-2051, Bay Point area.

 

DELIBERATION ITEMS  Approved as listed except as noted below:

 

D.1      CONSIDER accepting the County Strategic Energy Plan status report highlighting the accomplishments of the plan and acknowledging that continued advancement of energy program initiatives and management is necessary to reduce energy consumption and to effectively and efficiently manage the County’s energy costs. (Mike Lango, General Services Director; Andy Green, General Services Department) (All Districts)

ACCEPTED the County Strategic Energy Plan status report highlighting the accomplishments of the plan and acknowledged that continued advancement of energy program initiatives and management is necessary to reduce energy consumption and to effectively and efficiently manage the County’s energy costs.

 

D.2      CONSIDER accepting status report from the Office of the Sheriff on the Telephone Emergency Notification System Request for Proposals, and authorizing the Sheriff-Coroner, or designee, to enter into negotiations with the top-ranked bidder. (Commander Dale Morrison, Lieutenant Jeff Hebel, Office of the Sheriff) (All Districts)

ACCEPTED a status report from the Office of the Sheriff on the Telephone Emergency Notification System Request for Proposals, and AUTHORIZED the Sheriff-Coroner, or designee, to enter into negotiations with the top-ranked bidder.

 

D.3      CONSIDER accepting report from the County Administrator on the origin of the longevity incentive differential for elected officials and DETERMINE actions to be taken. (John Cullen, County Administrator)  (All Districts)

ACCEPTED report from the County Administrator on the origin of the longevity incentive differential for elected officials; and DIRECTED County Counsel to return with a draft Ordinance that would eliminate the longevity incentive differential for elected officials, to apply going forward to those individuals whose benefits are not vested.

 

Closed Session

There were no Closed Session announcements.

Supplemental Calendar of Closed Session Items

Tuesday, March 6, 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))       Reclamation District No. 799 (Hotchkiss Tract) v. Contra Costa County, C.C.C. Superior Court No. N 06-0738

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Adjourn in Memory of Steve Peavler

 


 

CONSENT ITEMS

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

 

Road and Transportation

 

C.1      APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the County Administrator to execute and submit amended Disadvantaged Business Enterprise-Race Neutral Implementation Agreement with California Department of Transportation (Caltrans), the original of which was approved by the Board of Supervisors on May 23, 2006, as required for federally funded highway projects administered by the County and recommended by the Public Works Director. (100% Federal Highway funds) (All Districts)

 

C.2      ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/107 ratifying prior decision of the Public Works Director, or designee, to fully close a portion of 2nd Avenue and Ceres Street on February 24, 2007 from 8:00 a.m. through 6:00 p.m., for the purpose of the 5th Annual Crockett Mardi Gras, Crockett area. (District II)

 

Engineering Services

 

C.3      DA 00-00001 (Cross-reference SD 95-07976): ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/108 approving the second extension of the drainage improvement agreement for project being developed by Windemere BLC Land Company, LLC, as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.4      DA 00-00006 (Cross-reference SD 95-07976): ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/109 approving the second extension of the drainage improvement agreement for project being developed by Windemere BLC Land Company, LLC, as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.5      PA 02-00004 (Cross-reference SD 95-07976): ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/110 approving the second extension of the subdivision agreement (right-of-way landscaping) for project being developed by Windemere BLC Land Company, LLC, as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.6      PA 03-00016 (Cross-reference SD 03-08509): ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/113 accepting completion of improvements for Sherwood Park for project being developed by Windemere BLC Land Company, LLC, as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.7      RA 00-01105 (Cross-reference SD 95-07984): ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/114 accepting completion of warranty period and release of cash deposit for faithful performance for project being developed by Shapell Industries of Northern California, a division of Shapell Industries, Inc., as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.8      RA 03-01153 (Cross-reference SD 99-08306): ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/115 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.9      RA 03-01156 (Cross-reference SD 99-08306): ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/116 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.10    RA 05-01205 (Cross-reference SD 04-08905): ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/117 approving the road improvement agreement for Stone Valley Road widening for project being developed by Davidon Homes, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Alamo area. (District III)

 

C.11    RA 05-01205 (Cross-reference SD 04-08905): ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/118 approving the subdivision agreement (right-of-way landscaping) for Stone Valley Road for project being developed by Davidon Homes, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Alamo area. (District III)

 

C.12    SD 98-07998: ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/119 accepting completion of private improvements (Asbourn Circle, Cliffecastle Court, Hawkshead Circle, and Wittenham Court) for project being developed by Western Pacific Housing, as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon area. (District III)

 

C.13    SD 98-08166:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/120 accepting 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)

 

C.14    SD 01-08564: ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/121 approving the second extension of the subdivision agreement (right-of-way landscaping) for project being developed by Shapell Industries of Northern California, a division of Shapell Industries, Inc., a Delaware corporation, as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.15    SD 04-08905: ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/122 approving the subdivision agreement (right-of-way landscaping) for project being developed by Davidon Homes, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Alamo area. (District III)

 

C.16    SD 05-01205 (Cross reference SD 04-08905):  ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/123 accepting an offer of dedication for roadway purposes for Stone Valley Road widening, for project being developed by San Ramon Valley Unified School District, Alamo area. (District III)

CORRECTED TO READ: Only on agenda -SD RA 05-01205 (Cross reference SD RA 04-08905):  ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/123 accepting an offer of dedication for roadway purposes for Stone Valley Road widening, for project being developed by San Ramon Valley Unified School District, Alamo area.

 

C.17    SD 04-08905:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/124 accepting grant deed of development rights (open space) for project being developed by Davidon Homes, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Alamo area. (District III)

 

C.18    SD 04-08905: ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/125 approving the final map and subdivision agreement for project being developed by Davidon Homes, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Alamo area. (District III)

 

C.19    SD 05-09020: ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/126 approving the subdivision agreement (right-of-way landscaping) for project being developed by Windemere BLC Land Company, LLC, as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.20    SD 05-09022: ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/127 approving the subdivision agreement (right-of-way landscaping) for project being developed by Windemere BLC Land Company, LLC, as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.21    SD 05-09023: ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/135 approving the subdivision agreement (right-of-way landscaping), for project being developed by Windemere BLC Land Company, LLC, as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.22    SD 06-09144: ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/136 approving the subdivision agreement (right-of-way landscaping) for project being developed by Windemere BLC Land Company, LLC, as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

Special Districts & County Airports

 

C.23    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 amendment with Central Contra Costa Sanitary District, Delta Diablo Sanitation District, and East Bay Municipal Utility District, effective March 1, 2007, to extend the term from June 30, 2007 to June 30, 2009 with no change in payment limit, for municipal inspection and illicit discharge control activities for all 16 Contra Costa Clean Water Program members. (100% Cities and County Stormwater Utility Fee Assessments) (All Districts)

 

C.24    ACCEPT report by the Building Inspection Department, the Contra Costa County and East Contra Costa Fire Protection Districts, and the Airports Division regarding administrative guidelines summarizing the occupancy classifications and fire suppression requirements that apply to hangar construction at Buchanan Field and Byron Airports, as recommended by the Airports Director, Pacheco and Byron areas. (Districts III and IV)

 

C.25    ADOPT Contra Costa County Flood Control and Water Conservation District Resolution No. 2007/106 determining that monthly stipends and authorized and necessary expenses incurred in the discharge of board duties not claimed for reimbursement by the Board of Supervisors members are deemed waived, as recommended by the County Administrator. (Consider with C.94 and HA.3) (All Districts)

 

Claims, Collections & Litigation

 

C.26    DENY claims by James H. Disney; Jesus Hector Salazar Chiquete; Estate of Francisco Javier Salazar; Hasly Alejandra Salazar Chiquete; Francisco Javier Salazar Chiquete; Maria Del Carmen Chiquete; Estate of Manuel Sac Lopez; Lorenzo Sac Lopez; Jose Sac Lopez; Cathy S. Kora; Jeanine Elizabeth Bates; Patty Hopson; Sally Morgan Welch/Friends of the Formerly Friendless Animal Rescue; Ann M. Deyoe; Jay Deyoe; and late claim for Richard Kelly. (All Districts)

 

C.27    RECEIVE report concerning the final settlement of Michael Lucas vs. Contra Costa County and AUTHORIZE payment from the Workers Compensation Trust Fund in the amount of  $100,000 less permanent disability advances, as recommended by the County Administrator. (All Districts)

 

C.28    RECEIVE report concerning the final settlement of William Goldsby vs. Contra Costa County and AUTHORIZE payment from the Workers Compensation Trust Fund in the amount of $50,000 less permanent disability payments and liability for future medical care, as recommended by the County Administrator. (All Districts)

 

Honors & Proclamations

 

C.29    ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/137 honoring Bill Judge for being named the Orinda “Citizen of the Year”, as recommended by Supervisor Uilkema. (District II)

 

Appointments & Resignations

 

C.30    APPOINT and RE-APPOINT individuals to specified seats on the Emergency Medical Care Committee, as recommended by the Committee (All Districts):

 

Appoint             Seat

Nancy Daniel                C-1 Ambulance Providers (Contra Costa Contract)

Marcy Kalogiannis        B-8 Emergency Nurses Association – East Bay Chapter

Debra Meier                 B-6 Contra Costa Fire Chiefs’ Association

 

Re-appoint                    Seat

Scott Wallace                C-2 Air Medical Transportation Provider

 

C.31    APPOINT Gary Smith to Seat 2 on the Human Relations Commission as recommended by the Employment and Human Services Director. (All Districts)

 

C.32    APPOINT Brian Jarvis to the Appointee 1 seat and RE-APPOINT Judith Ward, Susan Swift, and Donald Bastin to the Appointee 1, 3, and 5 seats respectively on the County Service Area R-9 Citizens Advisory Committee, as recommended by Supervisor Gioia. (District I)

 

C.33    APPOINT Sam Casas to the District V Member seat on the Family and Children’s Trust Committee, as recommended by Supervisor Glover. (District V)

 

C.34    APPOINT Rich Marshal to the Alternate seat on the Bethel Island Municipal Advisory Council, as recommended by Supervisor Glover. (District V)

 

C.35    DECLARE vacant the District V Representative seat on the Contra Costa Commission for Women held by Lanette Clarke due to resignation, and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy, as recommended by Supervisor Glover. (District V)

 

C.36    APPOINT Farell Holderman to the District V Representative seat on the on the Contra Costa County Public Facilities Corporation, as recommended by Supervisor Glover. (District V)

 

C.37    APPOINT Pamela Kicenski to the District V Alternate seat on the Library Commission, as recommended by Supervisor Glover. (District V)

 

Intergovernmental Relations

C.38    ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/103 urging the U.S. Congress to alter federal law so that eligibility for federal healthcare and other benefits is not terminated for those who are arrested and incarcerated, but not yet convicted, as recommended by the County Administrator. (All Districts)

C.39    OPPOSE Senate Bill 113 (Calderon) unless amended to require full county reimbursement of the special presidential primary election costs by the state in the 2007/08 Fiscal Year, as recommended by Supervisor Glover and the Clerk-Recorder; URGE the Legislature to adopt a trailer bill that includes reimbursement if passed without the county reimbursement amendment; and AMEND the 2007 State Legislative Platform to include a policy position in support of legislation to adjust precinct sizing from 1,000 voters per precinct to 1,250 voters per precinct, as recommended by the Clerk-Recorder. (All Districts)

 

Personnel Actions

 

C.40    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20271 to add six Mental Health Clinical Specialist-Project (represented) positions to the Mental Health Division of the Health Services Department. (100% Assembly Bill 3632/Senate Bill 90 funding) (All Districts)

 

C.41    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20265 to add three Environmental Health Specialist II positions (represented) in the Health Services Department. (100% Plan review and permit fees) (All Districts)

 

C.42    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20267 to add one Substance Abuse Counselor position (represented) and cancel one temporary Substance Abuse Counselor-Project position (represented) in the Health Services Department. (No net County cost) (All Districts)

 

C.43    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20269 to transition three Disease Intervention Technician-Project (represented) positions and their incumbents into the Merit System class of Disease Intervention Technician (represented) in the Health Services Department. (No net County cost) (All Districts)

 

C.44    ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/138 amending Resolution No. 91/648 regarding the compensation for the Engineering Technician deep class (represented) position, as recommended by the Assistant County Administrator-Human Resources Director. (All Districts)

 

C.45    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20217A to amend Position Adjustment No. 20217, correcting the effective date of the action to re-allocate the Building Inspection Department class of Principal Building Inspector (unrepresented) on the Salary Schedule, from February 7, 2007 to January 1, 2007, as recommended by the Assistant County Administrator-Human Resources Director. (100% Permit fees) (All Districts)

 

C.46    ADOPT Resolution 2007/139 to formally recognize the newly formed employee organization named the Contra Costa County Public Defenders Association, established on February 27, 2007 by decertification election, as recommended by the Assistant County Administrator-Human Resources Director. (All Districts)

 

C.47    ADOPT resolution 2007/140 to formally recognize the newly formed employee organization named the Probation Peace Officers Association of Contra Costa County, established on February 22, 2007 by decertification election, as recommended by the Assistant County Administrator-Human Resources Director. (All Districts)

 

C.48    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20237 to retitle the Auditor-Controller class of Payroll Systems Accountant I to Payroll Systems Accountant (unrepresented), and the class of Payroll Systems Accountant II to Payroll Systems Administrator (unrepresented) and adopt Resolution No. 2007/141 to add two 2.5% performance steps to the Payroll Systems Administrator class, as recommended by the Assistant County Administrator-Human Resources Director. (All Districts)

 

C.49    ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/142 providing for a program of compensation and benefits for the job classes of District Attorney Chief of Inspectors-Exempt, District Attorney Lieutenant of Inspectors, and Lieutenant of Inspectors-Welfare Fraud. (100% General Fund) (All Districts)

 

C.50    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20257 to re-allocate the Community Development Department class of Planner I-Project (unrepresented) on the Salary Schedule. (100% Project funding) (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.51    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with the California Department of Education to increase the payment limit to the County by $11,159 to a new payment limit of $129,014 for general childcare and development programs with no change in the term of July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007. (No County match) (All Districts)

 

C.52    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a grant agreement with the Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) in the amount of $50,000 to conduct planning studies for the Carquinez Scenic Drive Path Project through June 30, 2010, Port Costa and Martinez areas. (50% ABAG grant and 50% Road Funds) (District II)

 

C.53    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to accept a contribution from Meals on Wheels of Contra Costa, Inc., in the amount of $100,175, to subsidize 44,500 meals for the County Meals on Wheels Program. (No County match) (All Districts)

 

C.54    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Animal Services Director to increase the per capita fee for providing Animal Control services to the contract cities and towns of Brentwood, Clayton, Concord, Danville, El Cerrito, Hercules, Lafayette, Martinez, Moraga, Oakley, Orinda, Pinole, Pittsburg, Pleasant Hill, Richmond, San Pablo, San Ramon, and Walnut Creek by $0.59 per capita for Fiscal Year 2007/08. (All Districts)

 

C.55    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Sheriff-Coroner, or designee, to execute a contract with the State of California in an amount not to exceed $30,000 to provide security services to the Contra Costa County Fair for the period May 30 through June 3, 2007. (Budgeted, no County match) (All Districts)

 

C.56    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Sheriff-Coroner, or designee, to participate in a regional grant application to the State of California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services for an amount up to $1,500,000 for the Sexual Assault Felony Enforcement (SAFE) Team Program in cooperation with Santa Clara County for the period January 1 through June 30, 2007. (No County match) (All Districts)

 

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

 

C.57    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with IKON Office Solutions, Inc., effective March 31, 2007, to increase the payment limit by $627,000 to a new payment limit of $2,802,200 and to extend the term from March 31, 2007 to March 31, 2008 to continue to provide Case Stored Automated Retrieval Project services. (Budgeted:  40% Federal, 40% State, 20% County funds) (All Districts)

Public comment was provided by Sue Lembert, AFSCME 512, who informed the Board the County is spending millions of dollars scanning sending documents out from Employment and Human Services Department which involves no specialized skill and said this should be done by County Employees.  She requested that the Board tell the Department Heads that wasteful contracts should not be tolerated and must be terminated. 

 

·        Supervisor Gioia suggested directing staff to return with proper information, noting the County may have this arrangement because it is more cost-effective than doing it internally, freeing up money for other important County programs.

 

·        Supervisor Piepho asked Ms. Lembert to return with information on the “bogus” and “corrupt” contracts she alluded to in her remarks, information she would in turn give to the Internal Operations Committee.

 

C.58    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Contra Costa Yellow Cab Company, Inc., effective April 30, 2007, to increase the payment limit by $24,000 to a new payment limit of $48,500 and extend the term from April 30 to August 31, 2007 to continue to provide taxi service to California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids participants. (Budgeted, 100% State funds) (All Districts)

 

C.59    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with United Taxi, Inc., effective April 30, 2007, to increase the payment limit by $24,000 to a new payment limit of $48,500 and extend the term from April 30 to August 31, 2007 to continue to provide taxi service to California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids participants.  (Budgeted, 100% State funds) (All Districts)

 

C.60    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to provide payment to attorneys or authorized representatives in an amount not to exceed $1,108 for each successful Social Security Income appeal on behalf of Cash Assistance Program for Immigrants recipients for Fiscal Years 2005/06 and 2006/07, as authorized by Welfare and Institutions Code section 18939. (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 Center for Community Benefit Organizations (CBO Center) in an amount not to exceed $100,000 as part of the fundraising partnership among East Bay Community Foundation, Alameda County, and Contra Costa County to support community-based organizations and strengthen Contra Costa County non-profit organizations for the period November 1, 2006 through October 31, 2008. (Budgeted:  40% Federal, 40% State, 20% County funds) (All Districts)

 

C.62    RATIFY purchase of services from Suzanne Golt, and AUTHORIZE the Auditor-Controller to pay $2,267.32 for affirmative action/discrimination investigation services provided to the Employment and Human Services Department during the period October 1 through December 31, 2006. (40% Federal, 40% State, 20% County funds) (All Districts)

 

C.63    RATIFY purchase of services from Language Line Services, Inc., and AUTHORIZE the Auditor-Controller to pay $7,148.87 for translation services provided to the Employment and Human Services Department during the period April 1 through June 30, 2006. (40% Federal, 40% State, 20% County funds) (All Districts)

 

C.64    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Ujima Family Recovery Services, effective February 1, 2007, to increase the payment limit by $18,164 to a new payment limit of $1,745,962 to provide additional residential treatment services, with no change in the original term of July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007. (68% Federal Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment Block Grant - Perinatal Set-Aside and Medi-Cal, 31% Federal and State Substance Abuse and Mental Health Works [SAMHWorks/CalWORKs], 1% State Substance Abuse Offender Treatment Program funds) (All Districts)

C.65    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Melody Steeples to extend the term from January 31, 2007 through September 30, 2008 with no change in the original payment limit of $44,250, for consultation and technical support to the Department with regard to the County's Nutrition Programs. (100% State California Nutrition Network funds) (All Districts)

C.66    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Medstaff, Inc., effective January 1, 2007, to increase the payment limit by $200,000 to a new payment limit of $950,000 to provide additional temporary nursing registry services at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center and Contra Costa Health Centers, with no change in the original term of May 1, 2006 through April 30, 2007. (100% Enterprise I: 14.1% County, 85.9% Patient/Third Party revenues)  (All Districts)

C.67    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Lee Shratter, M.D., effective January 1, 2007, to increase the payment limit by $75,000 to a new payment limit of $300,000 to provide additional radiology services at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center and Contra Costa Health Centers, with no change in the original term of January 1, 2005 through December 31, 2007. (100% Enterprise I: 14.1% County, 85.9% Patient/Third Party revenues) (All Districts)

C.68    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Paul H. Kwok, D.O., effective March 1, 2007, to increase the payment limit by $220,000 to a new payment limit of $1,300,000 to provide additional anesthesiology services at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center and Contra Costa Health Centers, with no change in the original term of October 1, 2004 through September 30, 2007. (100% Enterprise I: 14.1% County, 85.9% Patient/Third Party revenues)  (All Districts)

C.69    AMEND Board Order approved on January 9, 2007 (C.82), which authorized the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with EPOCRATES, Inc., to provide software and administrative services for the Health Plan’s Drug Formulary, to correct the contract term expiration from December 31, 2007 to December 31, 2009, with no change in the payment limit of $31,500. (100% Contra Costa Health Plan member premiums) (All Districts)

C.70    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Desarrollo Familiar, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $1,556,000 to provide implementation of County’s Active Community Supports and Service Teams Project for the period from January 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008, with a six-month automatic extension through December 31, 2008 in an amount not to exceed $590,003.  (1% Federal Medi-Cal; 1% State Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment; 98% Mental Health Services Act funds)  (All Districts)

C.71    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Oakland (dba Catholic Charities of the East Bay) in an amount not to exceed $45,000 to provide housing advocacy services for people with HIV for the period March 1 through August 31, 2007. (100% U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development funds) (All Districts)

C.72    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Zelma E. Gandy Don Sing, Ph.D., in an amount not to exceed $48,573 to provide research and evaluation services with regard to the Children’s System of Care for the period January 1 through December 31, 2007.  (100% State Senate Bill 163 - Foster Care Wraparound funds) (All Districts)

C.73    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with George Lee, M.D., effective March 1, 2007, to increase the payment limit by $120,000 to a new payment limit of $1,110,000 to provide additional anesthesiology services at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center and Contra Costa Health Centers, with no change in the original term of September 1, 2004 through August 31, 2007. (100% Enterprise I: 14.1% County, 85.9% Patient/Third Party revenues)  (All Districts)

C.74    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Brink & Associates, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $300,000 to provide consultation services with regard to regulatory compliance at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center and Contra Costa Health Centers for the period March 1, 2007 through August 31, 2008.  (100% Enterprise I: 14.1% County, 85.9% Patient/Third Party revenues) (All Districts)

C.75    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Trung Chi Lam in an amount not to exceed $51,998 to provide coordination and administrative and technical assistance with regard to the Contra Costa Health Plan's Marketing and Members Services Unit for the period March 1 through August 31, 2007. (100% Contra Costa Health Plan member premiums) (All Districts)

 

C.76    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the General Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with URS Corporation to increase the payment limit by $39,573 to a new payment limit of $75,573 to provide additional geotechnical engineering consultation and earthwork testing and inspection services for the Contra Costa District Attorney Office Building Project, 950 Ward Street, Martinez. (Budgeted) (District II)

 

C.77    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the County Counsel, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Meyers, Nave, Riback, Silver & Wilson, Inc., effective February 1, 2007, to increase the payment limit by $50,000 to a new payment limit of 100,000 for legal advice and assistance related to personnel investigations, with no change in the term through June 30, 2007. (100% Liability Trust Fund) (All Districts)

 

C.78    AWARD and AUTHORIZE the General Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract in the amount of $121,413 with Bruce Carone Grading & Paving, the lowest responsive and responsible bidder for the Children’s Reading Garden Project at 4191 Appian Way, El Sobrante area and AUTHORIZE related actions. (County Service Area R-9 funds) (District I)

 

C.79    AWARD and AUTHORIZE the General Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract in the amount of $242,168 with R-E Corporation (dba Reliance Enterprises), the lowest responsive and responsible bidder for the New Emergency Power Generator Project at 50 Douglas Drive, Third Floor, Martinez, for the Health Services Department and AUTHORIZE related action. (Health Services Enterprise funds) (District II)

 

C.80    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the County Probation Officer, or designee, to execute contracts with the following agencies for the Enhanced Disproportionate Minority Contact Program for technical assistance and data collection and analysis services for the period March 7, through December 31, 2007. (100% Grant funds) (All Districts)

 

                          Category/Agency                                                                    Amount

                          Thelton E. Henderson Center for Social Justice             $35,000

                          Mark Morris and Associates                                                    $32,500

 

C.81    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the County Probation Officer, or designee, to execute a contract with Mark Morris and Associates in the amount of $30,000 to provide data collection and analysis for the Mentally Ill Offender Crime Reduction grant for the period March 7, 2007 through June 30, 2008. (100% Grant funds) (All Districts)

 

C.82    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Fire Chief, Contra Costa County Fire Protection District, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Mike Hess to extend the term from February 28 to December 31, 2007 and increase payment limit by $60,000 to $85,000 to continue to provide logistics management services. (All Districts)

 

Other Actions

 

C.83    ACCEPT monthly update on the operations of the Community Services Bureau of the Employment and Human Services Department, as recommended by the County Administrator. (All Districts)

 

C.84    DECLARE as surplus and AUTHORIZE the Purchasing Agent, or designee, to dispose of specified vehicles and/or equipment no longer required for public use, as recommended by the General Services Director. (All Districts)

 

C.85    APPROVE request of the Knightsen Town Community Services District to consolidate elections with statewide general elections, as recommended by the Clerk-Recorder/ Registrar of Voters. (District III)

 

C.86    APPROVE the request of the West County Wastewater District to consolidate elections with Statewide General Elections, as recommended by the Clerk-Recorder/ Registrar of Voters. (District III)

 

C.87    ADOPT the revised list of referrals to the Transportation, Water and Infrastructure Committee for 2007, as recommended by the Transportation, Water and Infrastructure Committee. (All Districts)

 

C.88    ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/143 on election of Retirement Board Members #2, #8, and #8 Alternate, as recommended by the County Administrator. (All Districts)

 

C.89    REFER to the Internal Operations Committee the matter of the review of County advisory bodies, as recommended by the County Administrator. (All Districts)

 

C.90    APPROVE request of the Crockett Community Services District to consolidate elections with Statewide General Elections, as recommended by the Clerk-Recorder/ Registrar of Voters. (All Districts)

RELISTED to March 13, 2007 to APPROVE request of the Crockett Community Services District to consolidate elections with Statewide General Elections as recommended by the Clerk Recorder/Registrar of Voters.

 

C.91    ADOPT the Community-Based Transportation Plan for the Bay Point area and AUTHORIZE staff to begin work on implementation, as recommended by the Transportation, Water and Infrastructure Committee. (100% Metropolitan Transportation Commission funds) (District V)

 

C.92    RECEIVE the Grand Jury Report No. 0703 entitled “County Healthcare Plan Eligibility Loopholes” and REFER it to the County Administrator for response. (All Districts)

 

Redevelopment Agency

 

C.93    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Redevelopment Director to execute a First Amendment to Design and

Construction Agreement among the Redevelopment Agency, the Bay Area Rapid Transit District, and Pleasant Hill Transit Village Associates, LLC, to clarify notification provisions related to disputes or claims. (No fiscal impact) (District IV)

 

C.94    ADOPT Redevelopment Agency Resolution No. 2007/105 terminating stipends for County Supervisors who are members of the Board of Directors and determining that authorized and necessary expenses incurred in the discharge of board duties not claimed for reimbursement by the County Supervisors are deemed waived, as recommended by the County Administrator. (Consider with C.25 and HA.3) (All Districts)

 

 

 

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:

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

03-19-07

03-19-07

  Cancelled

  Cancelled

Cancelled

Cancelled

Finance Committee

Transportation Water & Infrastructure

Capital Facilities Committee

04-05-07

04-09-07

As needed

  10:00 a.m.

  10:00 a.m.

See above

See above

 

 

 

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

 

 

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

 

 

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

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

 

 

AB              Assembly Bill

ABAG         Association of Bay Area Governments

ACA           Assembly Constitutional Amendment

ADA           Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990

AFSCME     American Federation of State County and Municipal Employees

AICP          American Institute of Certified Planners

AIDS          Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome

ALUC         Airport Land Use Commission

AOD Alcohol and Other Drugs

BAAQMD    Bay Area Air Quality Management District

BART         Bay Area Rapid Transit District

BCDC         Bay Conservation & Development Commission

BGO           Better Government Ordinance

BOS Board of Supervisors

CALTRANS   California Department of Transportation

CalWIN      California Works Information Network

CalWORKS  California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids

CAER            Community Awareness Emergency Response

CAO County Administrative Officer or Office

CCHP         Contra Costa Health Plan

CCTA         Contra Costa Transportation Authority

CDBG         Community Development Block Grant

CEQA         California Environmental Quality Act

CIO            Chief Information Officer

COLA         Cost of living adjustment

ConFire      Contra Costa County Fire Protection District

CPA           Certified Public Accountant

CPI             Consumer Price Index

CSA           County Service Area

CSAC         California State Association of Counties

CTC            California Transportation Commission

dba            doing business as

EBMUD       East Bay Municipal Utility District

EIR             Environmental Impact Report

EIS             Environmental Impact Statement

EMCC         Emergency Medical Care Committee

EMS Emergency Medical Services

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

et al.          et alii (and others)

FAA            Federal Aviation Administration

FEMA         Federal Emergency Management Agency

F&HS          Family and Human Services Committee

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

FTE            Full Time Equivalent            

FY              Fiscal Year

GHAD         Geologic Hazard Abatement District

GIS            Geographic Information System

HCD           (State Dept of) Housing & Community Development

HHS           Department of Health and Human Services

HIPAA        Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act

HIV             Human Immunodeficiency Syndrome

HOV High Occupancy Vehicle

HR              Human Resources

HUD           United States Department of Housing and Urban Development

Inc.            Incorporated

IOC                Internal Operations Committee

ISO            Industrial Safety Ordinance

JPA            Joint (exercise of) Powers Authority or Agreement

Lamorinda    Lafayette-Moraga-Orinda Area

LAFCo        Local Agency Formation Commission

LLC            Limited Liability Company

LLP            Limited Liability Partnership

Local 1       Public Employees Union Local 1

LVN            Licensed Vocational Nurse

MAC           Municipal Advisory Council

MBE Minority Business Enterprise

M.D. Medical Doctor

M.F.T.        Marriage and Family Therapist

MIS            Management Information System

MOE           Maintenance of Effort

MOU           Memorandum of Understanding

MTC           Metropolitan Transportation Commission

NACo         National Association of Counties

OB-GYN      Obstetrics and Gynecology

O.D.           Doctor of Optometry

OES-EOC    Office of Emergency Services-Emergency Operations Center

OSHA         Occupational Safety and Health Administration

Psy.D.        Doctor of Psychology

RDA           Redevelopment Agency

RFI             Request For Information

RFP            Request For Proposal

RFQ           Request For Qualifications

RN              Registered Nurse

SB              Senate Bill

SBE            Small Business Enterprise

SWAT        Southwest Area Transportation Committee

TRANSPAC  Transportation Partnership & Cooperation (Central)

TRANSPLAN Transportation Planning Committee (East County)

TRE or TTE      Trustee

TWIC          Transportation, Water and Infrastructure Committee

VA              Department of Veterans Affairs

vs.              versus (against)

WAN          Wide Area Network

WBE           Women Business Enterprise

WCCTAC    West Contra Costa Transportation Advisory Committee