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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 13, 2007

 

*** SUPERVISOR GLOVER ABSENT ALL DAY ***

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

 

Inspirational Thought-  “The devotion of thought to an honest achievement makes the achievement possible.”

~ Mary Baker Eddy

 

CONSIDER CONSENT ITEMS   (Items listed as C.1 through C.105 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.10, C.46.

 

HOUSING AUTHORITY CONSENT ITEMS  Approved as listed.

 

HA.1    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Housing Authority Executive Director to execute a one-year lease renewal with the elder Winds Resident Council, Elder Winds Development, Antioch for the County’s use of the community room to conduct seniors programs for the period May 1, 2007 through April 30, 2008. (No fiscal impact) (District V)

 

PRESENTATIONS   Approved as listed.

 

PR.1    PRESENTATION on the Delta Protection Commission, and partnership opportunities with Contra Costa County on Deltawide matters. (Supervisor Piepho; Linda Fiack, Executive Director, Delta Protection Commission) (All Districts)

 

SHORT DISCUSSIONS ITEMS  Approved as listed except as noted below:

 

SD.1    PUBLIC COMMENT (3 Minutes/Speaker)

The following person spoke:

 

  • Rollie Katz, Business Manager, Public Employees Union, Local 1, submitted a petition signed by County employees who say they are outraged at the Supervisors 60% pay increase.

 

The following person submitted comment via the County’s website:

 

·                                Christie Chu, Bay Point resident, wrote regarding lack of response and concern for Bay Point residents because of Pittsburg Disposal’s loud trucks early in the morning.

 

SD.2    CONSIDER any Consent Items previously removed.

 

SD.3    HEARING to consider adopting Resolution No. 2007/45 to create Zone 3003 (North Richmond) in County Service Area (CSA) P-6 and authorize an election for police service taxes, and adopting Ordinance No. 2007-04 to be presented for approval of the voters of Zone 3003/CSA P-6 by a May 15, 2007 mail ballot election on fees for a Police Services District for Subdivision 069055. (Dennis Barry, Community Development Director) (District I)

CLOSED public hearing; ADOPTED Resolution No. 2007/45 to create Zone 3003 (North Richmond) in County Service Area (CSA) P-6 and AUTHORIZED an election for police service taxes, and ADOPTED Ordinance No. 2007-04 to be presented for approval of the voters of Zone 3003/CSA P-6 by a May 15, 2007 mail ballot election on fees for a Police Services District for Subdivision 069055.

 

SD.4    HEARING to consider adopting Resolution No. 2007/46 to create Zone 3004 (North Richmond) in County Service Area (CSA) P-6 and authorize an election for police service taxes, and adopting Ordinance No. 2007-05 to be presented for approval of the voters of Zone 3004/CSA P-6 by a May 15, 2007 mail ballot election on fees for a Police Services District for Subdivision 069056. (Dennis Barry, Community Development Director) (District I)

CLOSED public hearing; ADOPTED Resolution No. 2007/46 to create Zone 3004 (North Richmond) in County Service Area (CSA) P-6 and AUTHORIZED an election for police service taxes, and ADOPTED Ordinance No. 2007-05 to be presented for approval of the voters of Zone 3004/CSA P-6 by a May 15, 2007 mail ballot election on fees for a Police Services District for Subdivision 069056.

 

SD.5    CONSIDER accepting 2006 Annual Report from the In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS) Public Authority Advisory Council. (John Cottrell, IHSS Public Authority Executive Director) (All Districts)

 

SD.6    CONSIDER authorizing the County Administrator’s Office to examine systems to automate the Board’s agenda process and return to the Board within 45 days with a project recommendation, as recommended by the County Administrator.  (John Cullen, County Administrator) (All Districts)

AUTHORIZED the County Administrator’s Office to examine systems to automate the Board’s agenda process and return to the Board within 45 days with a project recommendation.

 

DELIBERATION ITEMS

 

D.1      CONSIDER request to install telecommunications equipment within a County scenic easement within the Blackhawk development, Danville area. (County File#DP05-3022; Metro PCS-Applicant, Blackhawk Homeowner’s Association-Owners) (Catherine Kutsuris, Community Development Department)(District III)

AUTHORIZED the proposed installation of telecommunications equipment and operation of the wireless telecommunication facility within a County scenic easement within the Blackhawk development, Danville area as proposed by Metro PCS with the supplemental design control conditions and an additional condition of approval as requested by the applicant to address share of cost by future cell tower uses in regard to wall and landscape improvements; FOUND that the project is Categorically Exempt from the requirements of CEQA, Minor Utility Extensions – Class 3(d); and DIRECTED staff to file a Notice of Exemption with the County Clerk.

 

D.2      CONSIDER APPROVING and AUTHORIZING the Sheriff-Coroner, or designee, to execute a contract with Honeywell, Inc., in an annual amount not to exceed $100,000 to provide telephone emergency notification services for a period of up to five years, subject to approval by the County Counsel and County Administrator. (Captain Kevin Ryan, Sheriff-Coroner Department) (100% Industry fees) (All Districts)

APPROVED and AUTHORIZED the Sheriff-Coroner, or designee, to execute a contract with Honeywell, Inc., in an annual amount not to exceed $97,155 to provide telephone emergency system services, subject to approval by the County Counsel and County Administrator, for a period of up to 5 years beginning April 1, 2007; REQUESTED Office of the Sheriff’s Department of Emergency Services staff to define the chain of command in case of refinery incidents or other crises; REQUESTED Office of the Sheriff’s Department of Emergency Services staff to define “prompt activation” in the contract with Honeywell, Inc.; and REQUESTED the Office of the Sheriff’s Department of Emergency Services’ staff to send a memo to the County Administrator to provide the Board of Supervisors with the results of the system test.

 

Closed Session

The Board of Supervisors voted unanimously (Supervisor Glover absent) to add a conference with legal counsel on anticipated litigation: significant exposure to litigation pursuant to Gov. Code, § 54956.9(b): one potential case.  The Board found that the matter had come to the attention of the County after the agenda was posted and that immediate action was needed.

1:00  P.M.

 

D.3      HEARING on an appeal filed by John and Carol Veirs of a decision by the County Planning Commission to grant a small lot design review variance permit for a retaining wall within required side and rear yards, located at #1255 Palm Avenue, Martinez area. (Catherine Kutsuris, Community Development Department) (County File #VR04-1134) (District II)

CONTINUED the open hearing to April 10, 2007 at 10:00 a.m. on an appeal filed by John and Carol Veirs of a decision by the County Planning Commission to grant a small lot design review variance permit for a retaining wall within required side and rear yards, located at #1255 Palm Avenue, Martinez area; DECLARED its intent to uphold the Planning Commission approval of the development permit, with modifications to certain findings and conditions of approval from the Commission’s decision (in reference to construction on holidays, extension of the development permit, and a clarification on final wall/fence height).

Supplemental Calendar of Closed Session Items

Tuesday, March 13, 2007, 9:30 a.m. and thereafter

Board Chambers Room 107 and Room 101

 

A.        CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATORS

 

1.         Agency Negotiators: David Mackowiak, Keith Fleming, Rudy Tamayo, Sally Donez-Lacy, and Fran Buchanan.

 

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, East County Firefighters’ Assn., Contra Costa County Defenders Assn., and Probation Peace Officers Assn. of Contra Costa County.

 

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.       Joseph Lappin v. Contra Costa County, W.C.A.B. No. WCK 064591

2.       Kevin Hill v. Contra Costa County, W.C.A.B. No. WCK 039440 et seq.

 

C.         CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL--ANTICIPATED LITIGATION

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

 

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      ADOPT Traffic Resolution No. 2007/4217 and APPROVE the sign and striping plan to establish a mid-block pedestrian crosswalk on Coral Drive (Road No. 1782), at a point 170 feet south of the south curb line of Sandpoint Drive (Road No. 1785E), as recommended by the Public Works Director, Rodeo area. (District II)

 

C.2      APPROVE conveyance of County interest of specified real property to the City of Pittsburg, and AUTHORIZE the Chair, Board of Supervisors, to execute a Quitclaim Deed on behalf of the County in connection with the State Route 4 East Railroad to Loveridge Project, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Pittsburg area. (Contra Costa Transportation Authority funds) (District V)

 

C.3      APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute Amendment No. 4 with LA Consulting, Inc., to increase the payment limit by $20,550 to a new payment limit of $279,934 and to extend the term from February 28, 2007 to February 29, 2008, to provide assistance in the annual update process, annual maintenance plan development, and on-going support of the Maintenance Management System, Countywide. (84% Local Road Funds, 16% Flood Control and Water Conservation District funds) (All Districts)

 

C.4      APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Principal Real Property Agent to execute the Relocation Assistance Claim form with Hudson Excavation for moving and re-establishment expenses in the amount of $61,600 and AUTHORIZE the Auditor-Controller to process payment of $61,600 to Hudson Excavation in connection with the Pacheco Boulevard Realignment Project, Martinez area. (Contra Costa Transportation Authority funds) (District II)

 

Engineering Services

 

C.5      SD 05-08924:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/151 accepting completion of improvements, 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      SD 05-08925:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/152 accepting completion of improvements, 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      SD 05-08926:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/153 accepting completion of improvements, for project being developed by Windemere BLC Land Company, LLC, as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.8      SD 05-08927:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/154 accepting completion of improvements, 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.9      SD 05-08928: ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/155 accepting completion of improvements, 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.10    APPROVE conveyance of specified real property to the Diablo Water District, and AUTHORIZE Chair, Board of Supervisors, to execute a Grant Deed on behalf of the County, Knightsen area. (No fiscal impact)  (District III)

POSTPONED conveyance of specified real property to the Diablo Water District to a future date, preferably within 30 to 60 days, to allow discussions at LAFCO.

 

C.11    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Chair, Board of Supervisors, or designee, to sign letters to the Federal Emergency Management Agency and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for the report on the Army Corps of Engineers maintenance inspection of the Flood Control District’s Walnut Creek Channel, as recommended by the Transportation, Water and Infrastructure Committee.  (All Districts)

 

Statutory Actions

 

C.12    APPROVE minutes, as on file with the Clerk of the Board, for the month of February 2007. (All Districts)

 

C.13    APPROVE Board Member Meeting Reports for month of February 2007. (All Districts)

 

Claims, Collections & Litigation

 

C.14    DENY claims by Sean Day; Mary McKinley; Melyssa Greenberg; Michael David Johnson; Steven Day; Melvin J. Thomas; Mikisa Boone and Marvin Green; Paul W. Urban; Elsa Seward; Ryan Allen; Lin Tomy; Veena Purifoy; Karen Cutolo; Ethan Berry; Luz A. Cutolo; and amended claim for C. Elvia Sarabia. (All Districts)

 

C.15    RECEIVE report concerning the final settlement of Carol Ferguson and AUTHORIZE payment from the Workers’ Compensation Trust Fund in the amount of $65,000 less permanent disability payments, as recommended by the County Administrator.  (All Districts)

 

C.16    RECEIVE report concerning the final settlement of Providencia Martinez and AUTHORIZE payment from the Workers’ Compensation Trust Fund in the amount of $53,269, less permanent disability payments, as recommended by the County Administrator. (All Districts)

 

Honors & Proclamations

 

C.17    ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/148 honoring Ivor Samson for being named the Lafayette “Citizen of the Year,” as recommended by Supervisor Uilkema. (District II)

 

C.18    ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/130 honoring Leslie Caldwell upon the occasion of her retirement for her services to the clients, department, community, and the people of Contra Costa County, as recommended by the Public Defender. (All Districts)

 

C.19    ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/132 honoring Louise Florence Reed upon the occasion of her retirement for her services to the clients, department, community, and the people of Contra Costa County, as recommended by the Public Defender. (All Districts)

 

C.20    ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/133 honoring Howard Jameson upon the occasion of his retirement for his services to the clients, department, community, and the people of Contra Costa County, as recommended by the Public Defender. (All Districts)

 

C.21    ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/134 honoring Dan Cook upon the occasion of his retirement for his services to the clients, department, community, and the people of Contra Costa County, as recommended by the Public Defender. (All Districts)

 

C.22    ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/147 honoring Jim Wangeman for being named the Brentwood “Citizen of the Year”, as recommended by Supervisor Piepho. (District III)

 

C.23    ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/150 honoring Leonard Nomura for receiving the 2007 “Don Bosco Award” from the West Contra Costa Salesian Boys & Girls Club, as recommended by Supervisor Gioia. (District I)

 

Appointments & Resignations

 

C.24    DECLARE vacant the Local Committee Clayton seat, the Local Committee Brentwood seat, and the Retired Senior Volunteer Program seat on the Advisory Council on Aging due to resignation, and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancies, as recommended by the Advisory Council on Aging.  (All Districts)

C.25    APPROVE the medical staff appointments and re-appointments as recommended by the Medical Executive Committee on February 26, 2007, as recommended by the Health Services Director. (All Districts)

C.26    APPOINT Farrell Holderman to the Alternate District V representative seat on the Emergency Medical Care Committee, as recommended by Supervisor Glover. (District V)

C.27    APPOINT Deborah Dias to the District I seat on the Contra Costa Commission for Women, as recommended by Supervisor Gioia. (District I)

C.28    DECLARE vacant the District IV-C seat on the Alcohol and Other Drugs Advisory Board held by Lynda Hayes due to resignation and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy, as recommended by Supervisor Bonilla. (District IV)

C.29    DECLARE vacant the District IV Appointee 5 seat on the County Service Area M-16 Citizen’s Advisory Committee held by Margaret Julian due to resignation and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy, as recommended by Supervisor Bonilla. (District IV)

C.30    ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/149 appointing Supervisor Susan Bonilla to the Airport Subcommittee, as recommended by Supervisor Piepho. (All Districts)

C.31    APPOINT Mark Ross to the Countywide Bicycle Advisory Committee representing the Contra Costa Mayors’ Conference for a term to expire March 20, 2011, as recommended by the Public Works Director.  (All Districts)

 

C.32    RE-APPOINT Dr. Michael Zwerdling to the District II seat on the First 5 Contra Costa Children’s and Families Commission, as recommended by Supervisor Uilkema. (District II)

 

C.33    RE-APPOINT Duane Burlison, Donald Richardson, and Frank Ochinero to the Appointee 1, 2 and 3 seats respectively on the Crockett-Carquinez Fire Protection District, as recommended by Supervisor Uilkema. (District II)

 

Appropriation Adjustments  - FY 2006/2007

 

C.34    Sheriff (0255):  APPROVE Appropriations and Revenue Adjustment No. 5072 authorizing new revenue in the amount of $399,249 from the State of California Department of Boating and Waterways and appropriating it for expenditures to operate the Marine Patrol Unit. (See C.57) (All Districts)

 

C.35    Agriculture/Weights & Measures (0335): APPROVE Appropriations Adjustment No. 5067 authorizing new revenue in the amount of $65,816 from a judiciary settlement and new registration fees, and appropriating it to fund a new staff position and the purchase of an additional vehicle. (All Districts) (Consider with C.52)

 

Intergovernmental Relations

 

C.36    ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/144 authorizing, on behalf of the Walnut Creek Elementary School District, the sale and issuance of General Obligation Bonds, Election of 2002, Series C, in a principal amount not to exceed $4,000,000, as recommended by the County Administrator. (No fiscal impact to the County) (All Districts)

 

Personnel Actions

C.37    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20226 to cancel one Child Nutrition Division Nutritionist-Project position (unrepresented) and add one Family and Children Services Family Advocacy Program Manage-Project position (unrepresented) in the Employment and Human Services Department. (100% Federal/State funds) (All Districts)

C.38    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20121 to re-allocate nine Mental Health Clinical Specialist Unlicensed positions (represented) to Mental Health Clinical Specialist (represented) in the Health Services Department-Mental Health Division and abandon the Health Services Department class of Mental Health Clinical Specialist-Unlicensed. (No fiscal impact) (All Districts)

C.39    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20268 to add one Cardiac Ultrasonographer position (represented) in the Cardiopulmonary Unit of the Contra Costa Regional Medical Center. (100% Enterprise I: 14.1% County, 85.9% Patient/Third Party revenues) (All Districts)

C.40    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20225 to reclassify one Accounting Technician position (represented) and its incumbent to Accountant I (unrepresented) in the Health Services Department.  (100% Child Health and Disability Program, and Women, Infants, and Children Program funds) (All Districts)

C.41    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20266 to add one Disease Intervention Technician position (represented) and cancel one After School Program Supervisor position (unrepresented) in the Health Services Department. (100% State Immunization Grant funds) (All Districts)

C.42    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20210 to retitle the Health Services Department class of Infection Control Coordinator to Infection Prevention and Control Program Manager (unrepresented) and re-allocate the class on the Salary Schedule. (100% Enterprise I: 14.1% County, 85.9% Patient/Third Party revenues) (All Districts)

C.43    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20208 to establish the class of Deputy Director of Mental Health (unrepresented), allocate it to the Salary Schedule, and add one position in the Health Services Department. (100% Mental Health Realignment funds) (All Districts)

C.44    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20185 to establish the class of Nursing Shift Coordinator-per diem (unrepresented) and allocate it to the Salary Schedule. (No fiscal impact) (All Districts)

C.45    ADOPT Resolution 2007/156 formally recognizing the newly formed employee organization of Deputy District Attorneys’ Association, as recommended by the Assistant County Administrator-Human Resources Director. (All Districts)

C.46    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20280 to reclassify one Clerk-Senior Level position (represented), and one Account Clerk-Advanced Level position (represented) to Human Resources Technician (unrepresented) in the Human Resources Department. (Budgeted) (All Districts)

CORRECTED TO READ: To ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20280 to reclassify one Clerk- Senior Level position (represented), and one Account Clerk-Advanced Level position (represented) to Human Resources Technician (unrepresented) in the Human Resources Department.

C.47    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20259 to add one Structural Engineer-Building Inspection position in the Building Inspection Department. (100% Plan check fees) (All Districts)

C.48    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20240 to add one Deputy Probation Officer III position (unrepresented) in the Probation Department. (100% State Mentally Ill Offender Grant funds) (All Districts)

C.49    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20263 to add one Lead Electronics Systems Specialist (represented) position and two Electronic Systems Specialist (represented) positions in the General Services Department. (Budgeted, General Services; offset by charges to user departments) (All Districts)

C.50    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20287 to re-allocate, effective July 1, 2006, the Public Defender classes of Assistant Public Defender (unrepresented), Chief Assistant Public Defender (unrepresented), and Chief Investigator-Public Defender (unrepresented) on the Salary Schedule, as recommended by the County Administrator. (100% General Fund)(All Districts)

 

C.51    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20040 to re-allocate the Public Works Department class of Supervisor of Airport Operations (unrepresented) on the Salary Schedule and retitle the class to Airport Operations Manager (unrepresented), as recommended by the Assistant County Administrator-Human Resources Director. (Airports Funds) (All Districts)

 

C.52    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20270 adding one Weights and Measures Inspector Trainee in the Department of Agriculture/Weights and Measures. (100% Registration fees)(All Districts) (Consider with C.35)

 

Grants & Contracts

 

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

 

C.53    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a cancellation agreement with Richmond Elementary School, Inc., pertaining to the County’s provision of food services to the schools’ childcare programs for the period January 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007; and to execute a new contract with Richmond Elementary School, Inc. effective March 13, 2007 to provide food services to the schools’ childcare program and kindergarten classes at an increased reimbursement rate for the period March 13, 2007 through June 30, 2008. (No County match) (District I)

 

C.54    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to apply for and accept funding from the California Integrated Waste Management Board in an amount not to exceed $25,700 for enforcement assistance funds for the Solid Waste Program for the period July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008. (No County match) (All Districts)

C.55    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to submit a funding application to the California Integrated Waste Management Board to pay the County an amount not to exceed $265,080 for the Environmental Health Waste Tire Enforcement Program for the period July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2012. (No County match)  (All Districts)

C.56    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with the State Department of Mental Health to pay the County an amount not to exceed $2,451,068 to continue to implement and administer Mental Health Managed Care services for Medi-Cal eligible County residents, for the period July 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.57    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Sheriff-Coroner, or designee, to apply for and accept the State of California Department of Boating and Waterways Financial Assistance Program grant in an amount up to $638,249 for the period July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008. (All Districts)

C.58    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Sheriff-Coroner, or designee, to execute a contract with the City of San Ramon in an amount not to exceed $821,073 for police dispatch services for the period July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008, including a mutual indemnification provision. (100% Reimbursement by City of San Ramon) (District III)

C.59                ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/83 authorizing the Deputy Director-Redevelopment to execute a contract with the State of California for the purposes of securing a Workforce Housing Reward Grant of approximately $65,500. (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.60    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Sherry Burke, effective February 1, 2007, to increase the payment limit by $10,010 to a new payment limit of $29,820 to provide additional hours of consultation, training, and specialized instruction with regard to TBS services, with no change in the original term of July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007.  (100% Mental Health Realignment funding) (All Districts)

C.61    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Larry Digman in an amount not to exceed $141,940 to continue to provide data analysis and evaluation in support of the California Works Information Network for the period March 13 through December 31, 2007.  (Budgeted:  40% Federal, 40% State, 20% County funds)  (All Districts)

 

C.62    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Patricia Zavanelli in an amount not to exceed $90,100 to continue to provide technical services in support of the automatic call distribution center for the period April 1 through December 31, 2007. (Budgeted:  40% Federal, 40% State, 20% County funds) (All Districts)

 

C.63    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with First Baptist Church of Pittsburg in an amount not to exceed $575,000 to provide early childhood education and childcare services at the Fairgrounds Center in Antioch for the period April 1 through September 30, 2007. (Budgeted, 100% Federal/State funds) (District V)  (Consider with C.64)

 

C.64    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract cancellation with Antioch Partnership for Quality Childcare, Inc. (dba Kids’ Club), for childcare services at the Fairgrounds Center, effective at the close of Business April 1, 2007. (District V) (Consider with C.63)

 

C.65    RATIFY purchase of services from Pittsburg Preschool and Community Council, and AUTHORIZE the Auditor-Controller to pay an amount not to exceed $21,300.64 for Providing Safe and Stable Families Program services for the period July 1 through November 30, 2006. (100% Federal funds) (All Districts)

 

C.66    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a contract with SCA Environmental, Inc., in the amount of $100,000 for on-call environmental site assessments for various County projects for the period March 15, 2007 through February 28, 2009, Countywide. (Various project funds) (All Districts)

 

C.67    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Nichols Consulting Engineers in the amount of $100,000 for on-call environmental site assessments for various County projects for the period March 15, 2007 through February 28, 2009, Countywide. (Various project funds) (All Districts)

 

C.68    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Chair, Board of Supervisors, or designee, to execute a contract with the City of Martinez in the amount of $10,000 to provide right-of-way services for expansion of its Intermodal Project, for the period February 7, 2007 until the agreement is terminated by either party upon 30 days written notice, Martinez area. (100% City of Martinez funds) (District II)

 

C.69    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Bi-Bett, effective February 1, 2007, to increase the payment limit by $105,329 to a new payment limit of $2,206,788 to provide additional services including Substance Abuse Offender Treatment Program services, with no change in the original term of July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007. (95% federal Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment perinatal set-aside, 1% State Substance Abuse Treatment and Testing Accountability [Senate Bill 223], 4% State Substance Abuse Offender Treatment Program) (All Districts)

C.70    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Denise Colovas, MFT, in an amount not to exceed $30,000 to provide Medi-Cal specialty mental health services for the period March 1, 2007 through June 30, 2009. (49% State, 51% Federal Medi-Cal funds) (All Districts)

C.71    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Jerriann Grant, MFT, in an amount not to exceed $30,000 to provide Medi-Cal specialty mental health services for the period March 1, 2007 through June 30, 2009. (49% State, 51% Federal Medi-Cal funds)  (All Districts)

C.72    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Addiction Research and Treatment, Inc. (dba Bay Area Addiction Research and Treatment), effective February 1, 2007, to increase the payment limit by $65,455 to a new payment limit of $2,765,455 to provide additional services including Substance Abuse Offender Treatment Program methadone treatment services, with no change in the original term of July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007. (49% Federal Drug Medi-Cal, 49% State Drug Medi-Cal, 2% Substance Abuse Offender Treatment Program funds)  (All Districts)

C.73    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with CareerStaff Unlimited, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $50,000 to provide temporary help services for Contra Costa Regional Medical Center for the period January 1 through December 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 amendment with Radiologic Enterprises, Inc. (dba Resources On Call), effective February 28, 2007, to increase the payment limit by $50,000 to a new payment limit of $235,000 to provide additional temporary diagnostic imaging staffing services at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center and Contra Costa Health Centers and to extend the term from February 28, 2007 through February 29, 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 with Gemini Staffing in an amount not to exceed $70,000 to provide temporary registered dental assistant services at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center and Contra Costa Health Centers for the period February 1, 2007 through January 31, 2008. (100% Enterprise I: 14.1% County, 85.9% Patient/Third Party revenues) (All Districts)

C.76    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Muir Orthopaedic Specialists, A Medical Group, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $562,000 to provide professional orthopedic services for patients at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center and Contra Costa Health Centers for the period March 1, 2007 through February 28, 2010. (100% Enterprise I: 14.1% County, 85.9% Patient/Third Party revenues) (All Districts)

C.77    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Andreas Kamlot, M.D., in an amount not to exceed $50,000 to provide professional cardiothoracic surgery services for the Contra Costa Health Plan members for the period March 1, 2007 through February 29, 2008. (100% Contra Costa Health Plan member premiums) (All Districts)

C.78    CORRECT Board Order approved on June 6, 2006 (Item C.55), which authorized the Health Services Director to execute a contract with LocumTenens.com to provide temporary help psychiatrist for County's Outpatient Mental Health Clinics for the period from July 1, 2006 though June 30, 2007, to change the payment limit from $100,000 to $200,000, as recommended by the Health Services Director. (100% Mental Health Realignment funds) (All Districts)

 

C.79    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Dorothy A. Klein, effective March 1, 2007, to increase the payment limit by $10,000 to a new payment limit of $113,220 to provide additional hours of consultation and technical assistance with regard to substance abuse and mental health services for California Work Opportunity and Responsibility for Kids (CalWORKs) participants, with no change in the original term of February 1, 2006 through March 31, 2007. (100% Federal and State CalWORKs funds) (All Districts)

 

C.80    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Outcomes, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $116,000 to provide Health Plan Employers Data Information Set (HEDIS) chart review and data collection services for the period April 1, 2007 through March 31, 2008. (100% Health Plan member premiums) (All Districts)

 

C.81    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Librarian, or designee, to execute a contract with Advanced Information Management, Inc. in an amount not to exceed $30,000 to provide trained temporary staff to catalog library materials (print and media) for the period March 1 through August 31, 2007. (All Districts)

 

C.82    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Librarian, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Advanced Information Management, Inc., effective January 1, 2007, to increase the payment limit by $1,316 to a new payment limit of $26,316 with no change in the term of June 19, 2006 through March 31, 2007 for temporary staffing services. (All Districts)

 

C.83    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Animal Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment to change the name of the animal behavior consulting service contractor from Jennifer Ambacher to Jennifer Ambacher (dba Complete Canine), with no change in payment limit or contract term. (All Districts)

 

C.84    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Development Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Douglas Herring & Associates in an amount not to exceed $293,570 for the period March 26, 2007 to June 30, 2008 to prepare an Environmental Impact Report for the “Bayview Estates” residential subdivision in the Vine Hill area. (100% Developer fees) (District II)

 

C.85    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the General Services Director to execute a contract amendment with Kava Massih Architects to increase the payment limit by $41,050 to a new payment limit of $1,620,000 to provide additional architectural services for the Contra Costa County District Attorney’s Office Building Project, 950 Ward Street, Martinez. (Budgeted, Plant Acquisition) (District II)

 

C.86    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the County Counsel, or designee, to execute a contract with Barbara Rebecca Byrnes in an amount not to exceed $114,000 to provide temporary legal services in accordance with a specified fee schedule for the period April 1, 2007 through March 31, 2008. (Third party revenues) (All Districts)

 

C.87    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the County Administrator, or designee, to execute a contract with the Bio-Integral Resource Center in an amount not to exceed $52,000 to provide consulting services for the County’s Integrated Pest Management Program, for the period March 1 through September 30, 2007. (County Building Occupancy Budget) (All Districts)

 

C.88    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the County’s Chief Information Officer to execute a contract amendment with Computer Associates, Inc., to extend the County’s existing software licenses from March 30, 2007 to March 30, 2010, an additional 36-month term, at a cost not to exceed $300,000. (Budgeted; charges to user departments) (All Districts)

 

C.89    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the County Counsel, or designee, to execute, on behalf of the County, a contract for specialized professional services with Meyers, Nave, Riback, Silver & Wilson, Inc. (Budgeted) (All Districts)

 

Other Actions

 

C.90    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to issue Request for Proposals #1093 on behalf of the Family and Children’s Trust Committee in an amount not to exceed $710,000 for prevention and intervention services to abused and neglected children or children at risk of abuse and neglect for the period July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008. (All Districts)

 

C.91    APPROVE Notice of Intention to purchase real property located at 2948 and 3052 Willow Pass Road, Concord area, identified as Assessor’s Parcels No. 113-041-003 and 113-305-016; FIX April 10, 2007 for a public hearing to consummate such purchase; and ADOPT related California Environmental Quality Act findings, as recommended by the Public Works Director. (Lease revenue bonds) (District IV)

 

C.92    APPROVE Notice of Intention to purchase real property located at 555 Escobar Street, Martinez area, identified as Assessor’s Parcel No. 373-182-001; FIX April 10, 2007 for a public hearing to consummate such purchase; and ADOPT related California Environmental Quality Act findings as recommended by the Public Works Director. (71% Lease revenue bonds, 14.5% Clerk-Recorder budget/General Fund, 14.5% Micrographic Modernization funds) (District II)

 

C.93    ACCEPT the 2006 Annual Report from the Public and Environmental Health Advisory Board, as recommended by the Health Services Director. (All Districts)

C.94    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.95    APPROVE the providers recommended by the Contra Costa Health Plan’s Credentialing Committee at the February 20, 2007 meeting, as recommended by the Health Services Director. (All Districts)

C.96    AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to sign a hold harmless agreement indemnifying Mt. Diablo School District for use of its school facilities for the period September 2006 through June 2007, as recommended by the Health Services Director. (Districts II and III)

 

C.97    APPROVE Family and Human Services Committee policy on contracting practices with community based organizations, and DIRECT staff to implement the new policy as recommended by the County Administrator. (All Districts)

 

C.98    DIRECT the County Counsel to forward proposed cardroom ordinance modifications to the California Department of Justice, prepare a final version of the ordinance after receiving a response from the Department of Justice, and bring the ordinance to the Board of Supervisors for consideration, as recommended by Supervisor Piepho. (All Districts)

 

C.99    ADOPT resolution No. 2007/157 conditionally providing for the issuance of multi-family mortgage revenue bonds in the amount of $28 million to finance the acquisition and renovation of the Riverstone Apartments (formerly Meadowood Apartments), 2200 Sycamore Dr., Antioch, as recommended by the Community Development Director. (No General Fund impact) (District V)

 

C.100  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.101  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Purchasing Agent, or designee, to purchase three emergency response trailers for the Animal Services Department. (100% 2006 Federal Homeland Security Grant Funds)(All Districts)

 

C.102  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)

 

C.103  ACCEPT reports from the CCFuture Fund grantees, DIRECT staff to return to the Family and Human Services Committee in June 2007 and to provide regular progress reports on the progress and success of each grantee’s program, as recommended by the Family and Human Services Committee. (All Districts)

 

C.104  ACCEPT report from the Local Planning Council for Child Care and Development on child care needs in Contra Costa County, as recommended by the Family and Human Services Committee. (All Districts)

 

Redevelopment Agency

 

C.105  ADOPT position in support of Assembly Bill 1283 (Laird) and AUTHORIZE the Chair, Board of Supervisors to execute letters to the County’s State Legislative Delegation expressing support for removing the sunset provisions in current law, which allow the Contra Costa County Redevelopment Agency to make assistance available to low and moderate income homebuyers using a separate affordable housing cost definition. (No impact to the General Fund) (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

See above

See above

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

WCCTACWest Contra Costa Transportation Advisory Committee