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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

May 1, 2007

 

 

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

 

Inspirational Thought-  "Animals are such agreeable friends; they ask no questions, they pass no criticisms."  ~ George Elliot

 

CONSIDER CONSENT ITEMS   (Items listed as C.1 through C.63 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.4, C.25.

 

HOUSING AUTHORITY CONSENT ITEMS  Approved as listed.

 

HA.1    ESTABLISH the new Housing Authority job classifications of Computer Support Specialist and Resident & Community Services Coordinator and allocate them to the Salary Schedule, as recommended by the Executive Director. (All Districts)

 

PRESENTATIONS  Approved as listed.

 

PR.1    PRESENTATION to declare May 2007 as “Motorcycle Awareness Month” in Contra Costa County. (Supervisor Uilkema) (All Districts)

 

PR.2    PRESENTATION to proclaim May 6–12, 2007 as “Be Kind to Animals Week” in Contra Costa County, as recommended by the Animal Services Department. (Glenn Howell, Animal Services Director) (All Districts)

 

SHORT DISCUSSIONS ITEMS  Approved as listed.except as noted below:

 

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

 

Ralph Hoffmann, Danville resident, spoke in memory of May 1, historically known as “May Day,” a holiday honoring working people. He also commended the County Animal Services Department.

 

Charles Evans, Richmond resident, re-submitted a September 17, 2002 letter to the Board and said he was disappointed with the response.

 

SD.2    CONSIDER any Consent Items previously removed.

 

SD.3    CONSIDER accepting the 2006 Annual Crop Report submitted by the County Agricultural Commissioner, and receiving presentation on the Pest Detection Canine Team. (Edward Meyer, Agricultural Commissioner, Director of Weights and Measures) (All Districts)

 

SD.4    CONSIDER accepting report from the Agricultural Commissioner on the Light Brown Apple Moth. (Edward Meyer, Agricultural Commissioner, Director of Weights and Measures) (All Districts)

 

By unanimous vote with all Supervisors present, the following Urgency item was added as SD.4.5 to the agenda and subsequently approved by unanimous vote:

           

SD.4.5 URGENCY ITEM:  ADOPTED Resolution No. 2007/270 ratifying County Administrator’s proclamation of local emergency [Eastbound 1-80 connector failure].

 

DELIBERATION ITEMS

 

D.1      HEARING with respect to the public benefit of financing improvements using proposed revenue bond proceeds; and to CONSIDER adopting Resolution Nos. 2007/235, 2007/236, and 2007/237 making related findings and approving the issuance of bonds in an amount not to exceed $135 million by the County Public Financing Authority, and approving the borrowing of bond proceeds by the County Redevelopment Agency for the Contra Costa Centre, North Richmond, Bay Point, Rodeo, and Montalvin Manor redevelopment areas.  (Jim Kennedy, Community Development Department) (All Districts)

CLOSED the hearing on the public benefit of financing improvements using proposed revenue bond proceeds; and ADOPTED Resolution Nos. 2007/235, 2007/236, and 2007/237 making related findings and approving the issuance of bonds in an amount not to exceed $135 million by the County Public Financing Authority, and approving the borrowing of bond proceeds by the County Redevelopment Agency for the Contra Costa Center, North Richmond, Bay Point, Rodeo, and Montalvin Manor redevelopment areas.  

 

D.2      CONSIDER accepting status report on the East Bay Regional Communications System.  (John Cullen, County Administrator) (All Districts)

ACKNOWLEDGED receipt of the third Quarterly Progress Report on East Bay Regional Communications System (EBRCS) Project, specifically updating on independent review and Joint Powers Authority (JPA) formation; ACCEPTED the Final Report from CTA Communications Consultants evaluating the Motorola design and pricing for the proposed EBRCS; APPROVED membership in the JPA that will oversee the financial, technical and operational elements of the EBRCS; APPROVED Joint Exercise of Powers Agreement for the EBRCS Authority; AUTHORIZED the Board Chair to sign the Agreement and Letter of Intent; DIRECTED the County Administrator and Director of Information Technology to collaborate with Alameda County and the two-county task force to identify options for retaining the services of a qualified radio engineering firm, develop a process to competitively procure where appropriate a contract for the remaining infrastructure, and develop a separate contract to competitively procure subscriber equipment (radios) that any agency in the proposed JPA can use; DIRECTED staff to work with the nine suggestions in section 6.0 of the CTA Communications Consultants’ April 19, 2007 Final EBRCS Design Evaluation Report “Conclusions and Recommendations”:  (1) Determine system requirements, (2) Develop a list of alternatives, (3) Develop a business plan, including budget, (4) Develop functional specifics, (5) Consider consultant for contract negotiations, use technically qualified people to (6) oversee the design and (7) inspect the work, (8) Assign County personnel to also oversee the project, and (9) Form an oversight committee; REQUESTED future reports to the Board with updates on procurements; and ACKNOWLEDGED the County will evaluate Cost Control Opportunities as listed in the CTA Final EBRCS Design Evaluation Report (pages 10-11).

 

D.3      CONSIDER accepting status report on County Library discussions with the Public Manager’s Association regarding library facility costs. (Anne Cain, Librarian) (All Districts)

 

D.4      CONSIDER Adoption of the 2007/2008 County and Special District Budgets. (John Cullen, County Administrator) (All Districts)

The Board adopted FY 2007-08 County Recommended and County Special District Budget with the following recommendations:

 

§         ADOPTED the FY 2007-08 Recommended Budget as modified by line-item appropriation adjustments (Attachment A found on County’s Web Page: http://www.co.contra-costa.ca.us under “Document Center – Financial Information”);

§         ADOPTED Resolution 2007/233 authorizing the deletion of certain positions in affected County departments;

§         ADOPTED the County Special District and County Service Area Budgets without modification;

§         ACKNOWLEDGED that pending action by the State regarding the FY 2007-08 budget may require subsequent adjustments to this Recommended Budget;

§         AUTHORIZED and REQUESTED the Auditor Controller to adjust FY 2006-07 appropriations and revenues by reallocating and balancing budgeted and actual expenditures and revenues as needed for various budget units and special districts, subject to Board approval in September; and

§         AUTHORIZED the Auditor-Controller to make technical adjustments to the FY 2007-08 County and Special District Budgets when actual amounts are known.

 

Closed Session   There were no Closed Session announcements

 

1:00 PM

 

D.5      HEARING to consider adoption of the Contra Costa County Parks Capital Improvement Plan, and adoption of a Negative Declaration pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act. (Bob Calkins, Community Development Department)(All Districts) (Consider with D.6 and D.7)

CLOSED the hearing on the proposed Contra Costa County Park Capital Improvement Plan (Parks CIP), identifying the park and recreational improvements to be funded by Park Impact Fees; FOUND there is no substantial evidence that the adoption of the Parks CIP will have a significant effect on the environment, and that the Negative Declaration reflects the Boards’ independent judgment and analysis; ADOPTED the Negative Declaration and specified the Community Development Department as the custodian of the record of this proceeding;  ADOPTED Resolution No. 2007/228 adopting the Contra Costa County Parks Capital Improvement Plan; and DIRECTED the Community Development Director to file a Notice of Determination with the County Clerk and to arrange for payment of the $75 handling fee the County Clerk for filing the Notice of Determination

 

D.6      HEARING to consider adoption of Ordinance No. 2007-19, amending the County's Park Dedication Ordinance, and adoption of a Negative Declaration pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act. (Bob Calkins, Community Development Department) (All Districts) (Consider with D.5 and D.7)

CONTINUED to May 15, 2007 at 1:00 p.m. the open hearing on amending the County’s Park Dedication Ordinance and adoption of a Negative Declaration.

 

D.7      HEARING to consider adoption of Ordinance No. 2007-17, establishing a Park Impact Fee, and adoption of a Negative Declaration pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act. (Bob Calkins, Community Development Department) (All Districts) (Consider with D.6 and D.7)

CONTINUED to May 15, 2007 at 1:00 p.m.  the open hearing to consider adopting an ordinance establishing a park impact fee and adoption of a Negative Declaration. 

 

 

 

 

Supplemental Calendar of Closed Session Items

Tuesday, May 1, 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 United Health Care Workers West; East County Firefighters’ Assn.; Contra Costa County Defenders Assn.; Probation Peace Officers Assn. of Contra Costa County; and Contra Costa County Deputy District Attorneys’ Assn.

 

2.         Agency Negotiators:  Lori Gentles and John Cullen.

 

Unrepresented Employees: All unrepresented agency management employees (Resolution No. 2007/192, 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.                               Teresa Rodriguez v. Contra Costa County, W.C.A.B. No. WCK-054351

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

CONSENT ITEMS

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

 

Road and Transportation

 

C.1      APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a contract with SummitCM, Inc., in the amount of $200,000 to provide subdivision inspection and construction management services for the period May 1, 2007 through April 30, 2009, Countywide. (Developer fees) (All Districts)

 

C.2      APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Vali Cooper & Associates in the amount of $400,000 to provide subdivision inspection and construction management services for the period May 1, 2007 through April 30, 2009, Countywide. (Developer fees) (All Districts)

 

C.3     APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Ghirardelli Associates in the amount of $600,000 to provide subdivision inspection and construction management services for the period May 1, 2007 through April 30, 2009, Countywide. (Developer fees) (All Districts)

 

C.4      ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/238 approving and authorizing the Public Works Director, or designee, to fully close a portion of Coggins Drive on May 2 through May 31, 2007 from 9:00 a.m. through 6:00 p.m. for the purpose of installing a new sanitary sewer line, Walnut Creek area. (District IV)

RELISTED to undetermined date to ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/238 approving and authorizing the Public Works Director, or designee, to fully close a portion of Coggins Drive on May 2 through May 31, 2007 from 9:00 a.m. through 6:00 p.m. for the purpose of installing a new sanitary sewer line, Walnut Creek area.

 

C.5      ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/239 approving and authorizing the Public Works Director, or designee, to fully close a portion of Pacific Avenue on May 5, 2007 from 5:30 a.m. through 7:30 p.m., for the 5th Anniversary Fiesta & Street Faire, Rodeo area. (District II)

 

C.6      ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/240 approving and authorizing the Public Works Director, or designee, to fully close a portion of San Pablo Dam Road on September 16, 2007 from 6:00 a.m. through 6:00 p.m., for the 14th Annual El Sobrante Stroll, El Sobrante area. (District I)

 

C.7      APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Chair, Board of Supervisors, to execute the Seventh Amendment to Agreement No. 86 with the Contra Costa Transportation Authority, effective May 1, 2007, to increase the payment limit to the County by $60,000 to a new payment limit of $547,000 to provide right-of-way services to the Authority for the State Route 4 East Bailey Road to Railroad Avenue Project, Pittsburg area.  (100% Contra Costa Transportation Authority funds) (District V)

 

C.8      APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a Purchase and Sales Agreement; ACCEPT the Grant Deed dated March 22, 2007 from Andrew M. Giovannini and Alice Y. Giovannini, Trustees; and APPROVE a total payment of $43,100 in connection with the Camino Tassajara Shoulder Widening Project, unincorporated Blackhawk area. (50% Tassajara Area of Benefit and 50% South County Area of Benefit funds) (District III)

 

Engineering Services

 

C.9      MS 02-00020: ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/241 accepting completion of warranty period and release of cash deposit for faithful performance, for project being developed by Scott Busby, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Martinez area. (District II)

 

Special Districts & County Airports

 

C.10    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Purchasing Agent, or designee, to replace one fire boat for the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District. (Budgeted; costs partially offset by Developer Fees) (District III and V)

 

Claims, Collections & Litigation

 

C.11    DENY claims by Geico Indemnity Insurance Company; Denise Lewis; Sean Shields; John F. Wong; Charles Evans II; Ivory Blake Mitchell; Delores McCrary, Donald R. McCrary, Donald D. McCrary, Dina McCrary, and Jordan McCrary; Cheryl Shepard-Jackson and minors Rushawn Thomas, Mianya Thomas, and  Samuel Zuniga; and amended claim for Delores McCrary, Donald R. McCrary, Donald D. McCrary, Dina McCrary, and Jordan McCrary. (All Districts)

 

C.12    AUTHORIZE and DIRECT the County Counsel to initiate legal action to recover monies owed for outstanding debts and costs of suit against specified parties, as recommended by the Revenue Collections Director. (All Districts)

 
Hearing Dates

 

C.13    ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/242 accepting the Final Engineer’s Report for County Service Area L-100, Minor Subdivision 05-0005; declaring the intent to levy and collect assessments; and fixing a public hearing for June 26, 2007 to adopt the proposed annual assessments and complete public noticing, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Walnut Creek area. (County Service Area L-100 funds) (District III)

 

Honors & Proclamations

 

C.14    ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/217 proclaiming May 20-27, 2007 as “Elder Abuse Prevention Week” in Contra Costa County, as recommended by the Employment and Human Services Director.  (All Districts)

 

C.15    ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/243 declaring May 2007 as “Motorcycle Awareness Month” in Contra Costa County, as recommended by Supervisor Uilkema. (All Districts) (Consider with PR.1)

 

C.16    RATIFY Resolution No. 2007/230 honoring Edna Hill Middle School for being selected a California Schools to Watch–Taking Center Stage model school, as recommended by Supervisor Piepho. (District III)

 

C.17    ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/234 honoring Sergeant Wayne Mann on the occasion of his retirement from the El Cerrito Police Department, as recommended by Supervisor Gioia. (District I)

 

C.18    ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/193 proclaiming May 6–12, 2007 as “Be Kind to Animals Week”, as recommended by the Animal Services Department. (All Districts) (Consider with PR.2)

 

Appropriation Adjustments  - FY 2006/07

 

C.19    Sheriff-Coroner (0255):   APPROVE Appropriations and Revenue Adjustment No. 5098 to authorize new revenue in the amount of $330,000 from the State of California Office of Emergency Services and appropriate expenditures for the California Multi-Jurisdictional Methamphetamine Enforcement Team. (All Districts)

 

C.20    Sheriff’s Office (0300)/General Services (0063): APPROVE Appropriations Adjustment No. 5088 authorizing the transfer of appropriations in the amount of $29,550 from the Office of the Sheriff to Fleet Operations for modifications of three cargo vans to be used by the Office of the Sheriff for the transportation of inmates. (All Districts)

 

C.21    Probation (0308): APPROVE Appropriations Adjustment No. 5097 authorizing a cost transfer from Probation Programs in the amount of $44,200 to the Sheriff’s Department for service provided by Probation pursuant to the Mentally Ill Offender Program. (All Districts)

 

C.22    General County Revenue (0005)/Health Services (0465/0540): APPROVE Appropriations and Revenue Adjustments No. 5099 and 5100 authorizing new revenue in the total amount of $8,884,860 from interest earnings and appropriating it to fund increases in salaries and benefits in the Health Services Department.  (100% County General Fund) (All Districts)

 

Intergovernmental Relations

 

C.23    OPPOSE Senate Bill 303 (Ducheny), which would require cities and counties to update their general plans at least every 10 years to accommodate a planning period of at least 20 years, expand the housing element planning period from 5 to 10 years, and require the completion of any necessary rezoning to meet housing needs concurrent with the adoption of the housing element, as recommended by the Community Development Director. (All Districts)

 

C.24    SUPPORT Senate Bill 286 (Lowenthal, Dutton), which would require the Proposition 1B bond funds for local streets and roads to be allocated in two cycles that cover four years, with the first payment to be made by January 1, 2008 and the second by January 1, 2010, as recommended by Supervisor Piepho. (All Districts)

 

Personnel Actions

 

C.25    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20260 to re-allocate the Sheriff-Coroner Department class of Senior Forensic Toxicologist (represented) on the Salary Schedule, as recommended by the Assistant County Administrator-Human Resources Director. (100% General Fund) (All Districts)

RELISTED to undetermined date to ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20260 to re-allocate the Sheriff-Coroner Department class of Senior Forensic Toxicologist (represented) on the Salary Schedule, as recommended by the Assistant County Administrator-Human Resources Director.

 

C.26    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20303 to ADD one part time (20/40) Home Economist position (represented) in the Health Services Department. (100% California Nutrition Network funds) (All Districts)

 

C.27    AMEND Position Adjustment No. 20121 to include the action of re-allocating four additional Mental Health Clinical Specialist Unlicensed (represented) positions to Mental Health Clinical Specialist (represented) in the Health Services Department. (No fiscal impact) (All Districts)

 

C.28    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20302 to add one Senior Disease Intervention Technician position (represented) in the Health Services Department.  (100% State funds) (All Districts)

 

C.29    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20298 to increase the hours of five Laboratory Technician II positions (represented), two Institutional Services Worker-Generalist positions (represented), one Institutional Services Aide position (represented), one Cardiology Technician II position (represented), two Licensed Vocational Nurse positions (represented), one Therapy Assistant position (represented), and one Physical Therapist II position (represented) in the Health Services Department. (Enterprise I Fund, cost offset by reduction in overtime expense) (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.30    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with the California Department of Aging to pay the County an amount not to exceed $3,582,221 to continue Title III and Title VII Programs of the Older Americans Act for the period July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008.  (Required County match of $510,000, budgeted)  (All Districts)

 

C.31    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the District Attorney to submit an application and execute a grant award agreement, and any extensions or amendments thereto, pursuant to State guidelines, with the State Department of Insurance for funding of the Automobile Insurance Fraud Prosecution Program in the amount of $459,233 for the period July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008. (Budgeted, no County match) (All Districts)

 

C.32    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the District Attorney to submit an application and execute a grant award agreement and any extensions or amendments thereto, pursuant to State guidelines, with the State Department of Insurance for funding of the Workers’ Compensation Insurance Fraud Prosecution Program in the amount of $669,298 for the period July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008 (Budgeted, no County match) (All Districts)

 

C.33    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the District Attorney to submit an application and execute a grant award agreement and any extensions or amendments thereto, pursuant to State guidelines, with the State Office of Emergency Services for funding of the Regional Anti-Drug Program in the amount of $329,254 for the period July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008. (Budgeted, no County match) (All Districts)

 

C.34    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Alameda County (serving as the regional grant administrator) to pay Contra Costa County an amount not to exceed $1,083,042 for coordination of essential services to Contra Costa County residents with HIV disease and their families, for the period March 1, 2007 through February 29, 2008, including mutual indemnification to hold harmless both parties for any claims arising out of the performance of this contract. (Ryan White CARE Act, Part A; no County match) (All Districts)

 

C.35    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Alameda County (serving as the regional grant administrator) to pay County an amount not to exceed $155,432 for coordination of essential services to Contra Costa County residents with HIV disease and their families, for the period April 1, 2007 through March 31, 2008, including mutual indemnification to hold harmless both parties for any claims arising out of the performance of this contract. (Ryan White CARE Act, Part B;  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.36    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Child Support Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Intresys, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $369,000 to provide customization, enhancements, and maintenance to the existing Turbo Court child support application system for the period April 15, 2007 through June 30, 2008.  (100% Federal and State funds) (All Districts)

 

C.37    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Child Support Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with FANFARE Media Works in an amount not to exceed $50,000 for grocery cart advertising to promote the new Turbo Court application that is now available to non-aided County residents who need child support services, for the period June 1, 2007 through May 31, 2008.  (100% Federal and State funds) (All Districts)

 

C.38    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to issue a Request for Proposals (RFP) in an amount not to exceed $856,800 for the Parent Aide Services Program, which provides supervision to parents during court-ordered visits with their children placed out of the family home, for the period September 1, 2007 through August 31, 2008.  (Budgeted, 100% County General Fund) (All Districts)

 

C.39    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Solutions West Consulting in an amount not to exceed $275,600 to provide California Works Information Network (CalWIN) training for department staff for the period April 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008.  (Budgeted, 100% Federal and State California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids [CalWORKs] funding) (All Districts)

 

C.40    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the County Risk Manager to execute a contract with Thomas Manning at a specified hourly rate for specialized legal services for the period March 1, 2007 through March 1, 2008. (100% Liability and Medical Malpractice Trust Funds) (All Districts)

 

C.41    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the General Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Kleinfelder, Inc., to increase the payment limit by $96,000 to a new payment limit of $140,000 to provide additional inspection and materials testing services for the District Attorney’s Office Building Project, 950 Ward Street, Martinez area. (Budgeted, Plant Acquisition) (District II)

 

C.42    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Sheriff-Coroner, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Wolf Consulting to increase the payment limit by $12,000 to a new payment limit of $52,000 for pre-employment psychological evaluations with no change in the contract term of February 1, 2007 through June 30, 2007. (100% General Fund, Budgeted) (All Districts)

 

C.43    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the County Administrator, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Nielsen, Merksamer, Parinello, Mueller and Naylor to increase the payment limit by $132,000 to a new payment limit of $267,000 and to extend the term from December 30, 2006 to December 30, 2008 for advice and legal representation on Indian Gaming issues. (100% General Fund, Budgeted) (All Districts)

 

C.44    ACCEPT report from the Finance Committee on the selection of a firm to provide facilities condition assessments as part of the County’s Facilities Life-Cycle Investment Program; and AUTHORIZE the General Services Director to execute a contract with ISES Corporation in an amount not to exceed $380,000 to provide facilities condition assessments on approximately 100 County-owned buildings, for the period May 1, 2007 through completion. (All Districts)

 

C.45    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Decade Software Company, LLC, effective May 1, 2007, to extend the term from June 30, 2007 through June 30, 2008 and increase the payment limit by $50,600 to a new payment limit of $247,300 for continuing software licenses and support services for a personal computer-based data management system. (100% Program fees) (All Districts) 

 

C.46    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a cancellation agreement with Lincoln Child Center, Inc., effective at the close of business on March 31, 2007; and a new contract with Lincoln Child Center, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $28,301 to provide day treatment services for seriously emotionally disturbed youth for the period April 1, 2007 through June 30, 2007, with a six-month automatic extension through December 31, 2007 in an amount not to exceed $57,224. (35% Federal Medi-Cal, 30% Individuals with Disabilities Education Act; 33% State Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment; 2% Mental Health Realignment funds) (All Districts)

 

C.47    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a cancellation agreement with Roya Sakhai, MFT, Inc. (dba Multi-Lingual Counseling), effective at close of business on January 31, 2007; and a new contract with Roya Sakhai, MFT, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $30,000 to provide Medi-Cal mental health specialty services for the period February 1, 2007 through June 30, 2009.  (49% State, 51% Federal Medi-Cal funds) (All Districts)

 

C.48    AMEND Board action of February 13, 2007 (Item C.59), which approved and authorized the Health Services Director to execute a contract with HCPro, Inc., to provide consultation services with regard to regulatory compliance at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center and Contra Costa Health Centers, to delete the County’s standard indemnification clause, with no change in the original payment limit of $100,000 and no change in the term of January 1, 2007 through December 31, 2008.  (100% Enterprise I Fund) (All Districts)

 

C.49    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with California Eye Clinic in an amount not to exceed $200,000 to provide professional ophthalmology services for Contra Costa Health Plan members for the period May 1, 2007 through April 30, 2009. (100% Member premiums) (All Districts)

 

C.50    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Eileen Lo, O.D., in an amount not to exceed $50,000 to provide professional optometry services for Contra Costa Health Plan members for the period May 1, 2007 through April 30, 2008. (100% Member premiums) (All Districts)

 

C.51    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Contra Costa Eye Medical Center, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $100,000 to provide professional ophthalmology services for Contra Costa Health Plan members for the period May 1, 2007 through April 30, 2008. (100% Member premiums) (All Districts)

 

C.52    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Sheriff-Coroner, or designee, to execute a contract with Interact Business Group, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $55,500 to prepare comprehensive plans to develop a First Responder Training Center to be submitted for consideration by the Local Re-use Authority for the former Concord Naval Weapons Station, for the period May 1 through July 31, 2007. (50% General Fund, Sheriff; 50% Contra Costa County Fire Protection District) (All Districts)

 

C.53    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Risk Manager, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Environmental and Occupational Risk Management, Inc., to increase the payment limit by $25,000 to a new payment limit of $271,990 for additional consultation and technical assistance with occupational hazard studies and responses to California Occupational Safety and Health Administration (Cal OSHA).  (Workers' Compensation Self Insurance Trust Fund) (All Districts)

 

C.54    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Guardian Security Agency, effective April 24, 2007, to increase the payment limit by $5,000 to a new payment limit of $45,000 with no change in the term of July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007 to provide continuing temporary security guard services.  (10% County General Funds, 10% State, 80% Federal funds) (All Districts)

 

Other Actions

 

C.55    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Sheriff-Coroner, or designee, to expend $1,975 for costs associated with employee Jackie Rubin’s attendance at the Federal Bureau of Investigation National Academy for the period July 7 through September 14, 2007. (All Districts)

 

C.56    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.57    RECEIVE single audit reports prepared by Caporicci & Larson, CPA, for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2006 and REFER them to the Board’s Finance Committee and the County Administrator for review and follow-up, as recommended by the County Administrator. (All Districts)

 

C.58    CONTINUE the emergency action originally taken by the Board of Supervisors on November 16, 1999 regarding the issue of homelessness in Contra Costa County, as recommended by the Health Services Director.  (All Districts)

 

C.59    EXERCISE option to purchase and CONSUMMATE the purchase of property located at 2047 Arnold Industrial Way, Concord area, from Transocean Financing Corporation in an amount not to exceed $440,671, as recommended by the Community Development Director.  (District IV)

 

C.60    RECEIVE Grand Jury Report No. 0705 entitled “The County Should Douse Firefighter Overtime Pay” and REFER it to the County Administrator for response. (All Districts)

 

Redevelopment Agency

 

C.61    DETERMINE that certain real property along Jones Road, Contra Costa Centre area, owned by the Contra Costa County Redevelopment Agency and required by the County for road purposes, is surplus and no longer necessary for Redevelopment Agency purposes; and APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the conveyance of said properties to Contra Costa County pursuant to Health & Safety Code Section 33430. (100% Redevelopment Agency funds) (District IV)

 

Correspondence

 

C.62    RECEIVE letter from the State Department of Veterans Affairs reporting on the 2005/06 performance of the County Veterans Service Office and requesting a fully funded local office, as recommended by the County Administrator.  (All Districts)

 

C.63    RECEIVE letter from the City Manager of Anaheim expressing appreciation to the County for assistance in fighting the Windy Ridge Fire in Anaheim and Orange, California, as recommended by the County Administrator.  (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: http://www.co.contra-costa.ca.us/.

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Internal Operations Committee

Family and Human Services Committee

05-07-07

05-07-07

    9:00 a.m.

  10:30 a.m.

See above

See above

Finance Committee

Transportation Water & Infrastructure

Capital Facilities Committee

05-04-07

05-14-07

As needed

  11:00 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