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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 8, 2007

 

 

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

 

Inspirational Thought- “He who has health has hope, and he who has hope has everything” ~ Arabian Proverb

 

CONSIDER CONSENT ITEMS   – (Items listed as C.1 through C.64 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.22, C.23, C.32.

 

PRESENTATIONS    Approved as listed

 

PR.1    PRESENTATION to proclaim May 2007 as “Mental Health Month” in Contra Costa County. (Supervisor Glover) (All Districts)

 

PR.2    PRESENTATION to declare May 12, 2007 as “Letter Carrier Day” in Contra Costa County, recognizing the National Association of Letter Carriers in partnership with the Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano helping hungry citizens in our community. (Supervisor Piepho) (All Districts)

 

PR.3    PRESENTATION to declare May 11–20, 2007 as “Affordable Housing Week” in Contra Costa County. (Supervisor Gioia) (All Districts)

 

SHORT DISCUSSIONS ITEMS   Approved as listed except as noted below:

 

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

 

  • Michael Boyton spoke on issues regarding Bethel Island and requested the Board review permits and engineering projects;

 

  • Charles Evans, Richmond resident, asked the Board to respond to his claim in writing;

 

  • Roland Katz, Public Employees Union Local 1, spoke regarding affordable housing.

 

 

SD.2    CONSIDER any Consent Items previously removed.

 

SD.3   HEARING on the adoption of Traffic Resolution No. 2007/4221, which would establish a speed limit of 5 miles per hour for commercial vehicles exceeding a maximum gross weight of 14,000 pounds on Bethel Island Road Bridge (Road No. 8571) over Dutch Slough, Bethel Island area. (Jerry Fahy and Neil Leary, Public Works Department) (District V)

 

SD.4   CONSIDER approving response to Grand Jury Report No. 0703, entitled “County Healthcare Plan Eligibility Loopholes”, and directing the Clerk of the Board to forward the response to the Superior Court no later than May 29, 2007. (John Cullen, County Administrator; Christine Penkala, Human Resources Department.) (All Districts)

 

SD.5    CONSIDER accepting report from the Employment and Human Services Department, Community Services Bureau, regarding the 2007 Triennial Head Start Review, and CONSIDER authorizing the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to submit a corrective action plan to the Federal Administration for Children and Families. (Patricia Stroh, Employment and Human Services Department)  (All Districts)

ACCEPTED report from the Employment and Human Services Department, Community Services Bureau, regarding the 2007 Triennial Head Start Review; AUTHORIZED the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to submit a corrective action plan to the Federal Administration for Children and Families; and DIRECTED EHSD staff to work with County Administrator to develop a congratulatory letter signed by Board members to each individual member in Community Services Bureau, Employment and Human Services Department for their exemplary work.

 

DELIBERATION ITEMS

 

D.1      CONSIDER accepting update report from the Employment and Human Services Department, Children and Family Services Bureau, concerning the Child Welfare System Improvement Plan.  (Joe Valentine, Employment and Human Services Director)  (All Districts)

ACCEPTED an update on Child Welfare System Improvement Plan; SUPPORTED Children and Family Services Bureau’s efforts on Child Welfare Redesign and Implementation of the System Improvement Plan required by the State’s Child Welfare System Improvement and Accountability Act of 2001; REQUESTED that the Employment and Human Services Department staff provide periodic reports on timely response compliance to the Family and Human Services Committee; and  REFERRED this matter to Family and Human Services Committee for ongoing discussions.

 

D.2      CONSIDER accepting report from the Health Services Department on current State health care reform proposals.  (William Walker, M.D., Health Services Director; Jim Gross, Nielsen Merksamer) (All Districts)

ACCEPTED the report from the Health Services Department on pending state health care reform proposals; REFERRED the matter to the Legislative Ad Hoc Committee; and DIRECTED monthly updates be presented to the Board.

 

D.3      CONSIDER accepting report from the City of Concord providing information on the base realignment and closure process currently underway for the Concord Naval Weapons Station. (Supervisor Bonilla)  (District IV)

 

Adjourn in memory of  Johnson Clark

Supplemental Calendar of Closed Session Items

 

Tuesday, May 8 2007, 9:30 a.m. and thereafter

 

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--ANTICIPATED LITIGATION

            Significant exposure to litigation pursuant to Gov. Code, § 54956.9(b): 1 potential case.

  

C.         PUBLIC EMPLOYEE PERFORMANCE EVALUATION

            Title: Executive Director – Housing Authority of the County of Contra Costa

D.         PUBLIC EMPLOYEE APPOINTMENT

            Title: Fire Chief – East Contra Costa Fire Protection District

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


In closed session, the Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to accept the resignation of Rudy Tamayo from the position of Executive Director to be effective upon the appointment of a new Executive Director. Mr. Tamayo will resume his former position of Deputy Executive Director of the Housing Authority. Commissioner Diana Tenes, Housing Authority of Contra Costa County was absent.

 

 

 

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 Purchase and Sales Agreement; ACCEPT the Grant Deed dated April 9, 2007 from Clausen Investments, LP; and APPROVE a total payment of $14,900 in connection with the Camino Tassajara Shoulder Widening Project, San Ramon area. (50% Tassajara Area of Benefit and 50% South County Area of Benefit funds) (District III)

 

C.2        APPROVE plans and specifications; and AWARD and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a contract in the amount of $618,886 to American Asphalt Repair and Resurfacing Company, Inc., the lowest responsive and responsible bidder for the 2007 Slurry Seal Project, Walnut Creek and Alamo area.  (Proposition 42 funds) (District III)

 

Engineering Services

 

C.3      PA 05-00032 (Cross-reference SD 03-08508): ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/247 approving the subdivision agreement (right-of-way landscaping) for project being developed by Windemere BLC Land Company, LLC, as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.4      SD 03-08716:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/248 accepting completion of landscape improvements for subdivision agreement (right-of-way landscaping) for project being developed by Windemere BLC Land Company, LLC, as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.5      SD 04-08773:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/249 accepting completion of landscape improvements for subdivision agreement (right-of-way landscaping) for project being developed by Windemere BLC Land Company, LLC, as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.6      SD 04-08774:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/250 accepting completion of landscape improvements for subdivision agreement (right-of-way landscaping) for project being developed by Windemere BLC Land Company, LLC, as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.7      SD 04-08775:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/251 accepting completion of landscape improvements for subdivision agreement (right-of-way landscaping) for project being developed by Windemere BLC Land Company, LLC, as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

Statutory Actions

 

C.8      APPROVE minutes, as on file with the Clerk of the Board, for the month of April 2007. (All Districts)

 

C.9      APPROVE Board Member Meeting Reports for the month of April 2007. (All Districts)

 

Claims, Collections & Litigation

 

C.10    DENY claims by Gary McKinnon; Hannah Kim; C. Robert Pettit, M.D.; Henry C. Kevane; Diana Bejarano; Devin Thompson; Ada T. Brown;  and amended claim for Ada T. Brown. (All Districts)

 

Honors & Proclamations

 

C.11    ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/252 proclaiming May 20–26, 2007 as “National Public Works Week” in Contra Costa County, as recommended by the Public Works Director.  (All Districts)

 

C.12    ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/245 proclaiming May 11–20 as “Affordable Housing Week” in Contra Costa County, as recommended by Supervisor Gioia. (All Districts) (Consider With PR.3)

 

C.13    ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/215 proclaiming May 2007 as “Mental Health Month” in Contra Costa County, as recommended by Supervisor Glover. (All Districts) (Consider with PR.1)

 

C.14    ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/231 declaring May 12, 2007 as “Letter Carriers Day” in Contra Costa County, as recommended by Supervisor Piepho. (All Districts) (Consider with PR.2)

 

C.15    ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/253 honoring the Hercules Public Library for receiving the “Excellence in Architecture Award”, as recommended by Supervisor Uilkema. (District II)

 

Appointments & Resignations

 

C.16    APPOINT Anthony Semenza to the B14-Community Awareness and Emergency Response - CAER seat on the Emergency Medical Care Committee, as recommended by the Committee. (All Districts)

 

C.17    APPROVE the medical staff appointments and re-appointments as recommended by the Medical Executive Committee on April 16, 2007. (All Districts)

 

C.18    APPOINT specified County staff to the Contra Costa Transportation Authority’s Advisory Committee for the Countywide Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan, as recommended by the Community Development Director. (All Districts)

 

C.19    APPOINT specified County staff to the Technical Coordinating Committee of the Contra Costa Transportation Authority, as recommended by the Community Development Director. (All Districts)

 

C.20    APPOINT Barbara Cappa to the District III-B seat on the Contra Costa County Alcohol and Other Drugs Advisory Board, as recommended by Supervisor Piepho.  (District III)

 

C.21    APPOINT Robert J. Mason to the District III-Owner seat on the Mobile Home Advisory Committee, as recommended by Supervisor Piepho.  (District III)

 

C.22    APPOINT Peteral Shelton to the District III Alternate seat on the First 5, Contra Costa Children and Families Commission, as recommended by Supervisor Piepho.  (District III)

CORRECTED TO READ to APPOINT Peteral Petural Shelton to the District III Alternate seat on the First 5, Contra Costa Children and Families Commission, as recommended by Supervisor Piepho.

 

C.23    APPOINT Robert H. Chapman to the District III seat on the Fish and Wildlife Committee, as recommended by Supervisor Piepho.  (District III)

RELISTED to undetermined date to appoint Robert H. Chapman to the District III seat on the Fish and Wildlife Committee, as recommended by Supervisor Piepho.  (District III)

 

C.24    ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/246 designating Supervisor Gayle B. Uilkema as the County's elected official liaison for the purposes of the County's application to join ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability, Cities for Climate Protection Program, as recommended by Supervisor Piepho. (All Districts)

 

Intergovernmental Relations

 

C.25    SUPPORT Assembly Bill 1130 (Laird), which would transfer the responsibility for inspection of above-ground storage tanks used for storing petroleum produced from the State Water Resources Control Board and regional water quality control boards to the certified unified program agencies, of which Contra Costa Health Services, Hazardous Materials Program is one, as recommended by the Health Services Director.  (Water Quality Control Board funding and industry fees) (All Districts)

 

C.26    SUPPORT Assembly Bill 1098 (Saldana), which would remove the requirement that the amount of an administrative penalty for a business that violates its business plan relating to the handling or release of hazardous materials be set by the governing body of the administrative agency, and make other clarifying changes, as recommended by the Health Services Director.  (No fiscal impact) (All Districts)

 

C.27    SUPPORT Assembly Bill 1664 (Strickland), which would require the state to give preference when allocating state water or water treatment bond funds to a project proposed by an applicant who must increase sewer or water rates by more than 100% to comply with an enforcement order for the proposed system, as recommended by the Public Works Director. (All Districts)

 

C.28    SUPPORT Assembly Bill 1019 (Blakeslee), which would allow an agreement on the transfer of housing unit obligations from a county to a city as part of a city’s proposed annexation and/or incorporation, as recommended by the Community Development Director. (All Districts)

 

C.29    SUPPORT Assembly Bill 775 (Niello), which would make unemployment insurance eligibility requirements for 1937 Act retirement systems consistent with state law governing the eligibility for retired state employees, as recommended by the County Administrator.  (All Districts)

 

C.30    SUPPORT Assembly Bill 679 (Benoit), which would require the court to impose a civil assessment on violators that is equal to the fine imposed on offenders for committing certain littering or illegal dumping offenses, as recommended by the County Administrator.  (All Districts)

 

Personnel Actions

 

C.31 ADOPT Position Adjustment No. 20165 to re-classify one Network Administrator I (unrepresented) position to Network Administrator II (unrepresented) in the Employment and Human Services Department, Community Services Bureau.  (Minor increased costs offset by prior elimination of a position) (All Districts)

 

C.32    ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/229 to abolish five Public Safety Officer (represented) positions and lay off three employees in the Health Services Department.  (No fiscal impact) (All Districts) 

 

C.33    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20308 to increase the hours of one Clerk-Experienced Level (represented) position from (20/40) to full time in the Community Development Department. (Developer fees)

RELISTED to undetermined date to adopt Resolution No. 2007/229 to abolish five Public Safety Officer (represented) positions and lay off three employees in the Health Services Department.

 

Grants & Contracts

 

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

 

C.34    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute and submit an application, along with the necessary certifications and assurances, to the U. S. Department of Health and Human Services Administration for Children and Families (ACF), Family and Youth Services Bureau, in an amount not to exceed $200,000 annually for up to five years, for the operation of the Appian House Transitional Housing Program for youth ages 18–21, for the period September 30, 2007 through September 29, 2012.  (State funds will fulfill 10% required match)  (All Districts)

 

C.35    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute and submit an application, along with the necessary certifications and assurances, to the U. S. Department of Health and Human Services Administration for Children and Families (ACF), Family and Youth Services Bureau, in an amount not to exceed $200,000 annually for up to three years, for the operation of the Calli House Transitional Housing Program for youth ages 14–21, for the period October 1, 2007 through September 30, 2010.  (State Mental Health Services Act funds will fulfill 10% required match) (All Districts)

 

C.36    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Sheriff-Coroner, or designee, to execute a contract with the State of California Commission on Peace Officers Standards and Training (POST) to accept an amount up to $22,320 for the presentation of POST-certified Driving Simulator Instructor Training, for the period July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008. (No County match) (All Districts)

 

C.37    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Sheriff-Coroner, or designee, to execute a contract with the State of California Commission on Peace Officers Standards and Training (POST) to accept an amount up to $138,250 for the presentation of POST-certified Driving Simulator and Force Options Simulator training for the period July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008. (No County match) (All Districts)

 

C.38    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Sheriff-Coroner, or designee, to execute a contract with the City of San Ramon to pay the County an amount not to exceed $81,260 to provide forensic services for the period July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008 including a provision for mutual indemnification. (100% City reimbursement) (All Districts)

 

C.39    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the District Attorney to execute a contract, and any extensions or amendments thereto, pursuant to State guidelines, with the State Victim Witness Compensation and Government Claims Board in the amount of $137,725 to fund a Victim Witness Criminal Restitution Contract Specialist position for the period July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2009. (All Districts)

 

C.40    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Librarian to apply for and accept funding in the amount of $65,410 from the California State Library for adult literacy services for Fiscal Year 2007/08. (County match is budgeted) (All Districts)

 

C.41    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Librarian to apply for and accept $287,898 from the California State Library Services and Technology Act Grant Program Fiscal Year 2007/08 for automated book dispenser machines. (100% County match, Budgeted) (Districts III, IV, and V)

 

C.42    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Librarian to apply for and execute a contract to accept Wells Fargo Foundation Grant funds in the amount of $14,700 for a reading program for babies. ($25,388 In-kind match from Library Fund) (All Districts)

 

C.43    ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/254 approving and authorizing 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 Life and Annuity Consumer Protection Program in the amount of $25,385 for the period July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008. (State Funds, 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.44    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Deloitte Consulting, LLP, effective March 20, 2007, to extend the term from August 10 to September 21, 2007, with no change in the payment limit of $240,000, to provide additional California Works Information Network (CalWIN) post-implementation support services.  (Budgeted:  80% State and Federal, 20% County General Fund)  (All Districts)

 

C.45    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a cancellation agreement with Kami D. Silay related to the provision of consultation services to Childcare Accounting, Reporting, and Enrollment Services (CARES), effective at the close of business April 27, 2007.  (No fiscal impact) (All Districts)

 

C.46    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Joel Flamand, effective April 1, 2007, to increase the payment limit by $1,000 to a new payment limit of $54,535 with no change in the term of November 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007 to reimburse contractor for unanticipated expenses incurred performing contracted transportation and operations services for the County’s California Work Opportunity and Responsibility for Kids (CalWORKs) families.  (85% State and Federal CalWORKs funding, 15% County funds) (All Districts)

 

C.47    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Global Vision Consortium, effective April 1, 2007, to increase the payment limit by $42,000 to a new payment limit of $66,990 to provide additional disaster preparedness services for community clinics, with no change in the original term of January 15, 2006 through August 31, 2007. (100% Federal Health Resources and Services Administration funds) (All Districts)

 

C.48    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Alex Smirnoff, M.D., in an amount not to exceed $200,000 to provide psychiatric services for the Contra Costa Regional Medical Center and Contra Costa Health Centers for the period May 1, 2007 through April 30, 2009. (100% Enterprise I Fund) (All Districts)

 

C.49    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Regents of the University of California, on behalf of the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), School of Medicine, Department of Surgery, in an amount not to exceed $225,000 to provide professional vascular surgery services for outpatients at the Contra Costa Regional Medical and Health Centers for the period February 1, 2007 through January 31, 2010, including County indemnification arising form billing errors, false claims or insurance fraud and mutual indemnification arising out of performance of this contract (100% Enterprise I Fund) (All Districts)

 

C.50    AMEND Board action of January 9, 2007 (Item C.54), which authorized the Health Services Director to execute a contract with Specialty Laboratories, Inc., for provision of outside clinical laboratory services for the Contra Costa Regional Medical and Health Centers, to include mutual indemnification to hold harmless both parties for any claims arising out of the performance of this contract.  (100% Enterprise I Fund) (All Districts)

 

C.51    AMEND Board action of January 10, 2006 (Item C.56), which authorized the Health Services Director to execute a contract with American Red Cross Blood Services for provision of blood bank/products and services, to correct the contract term from January 1, 2006 through December 31, 2006 to January 1, 2006 through December 31, 2007. (100% Enterprise I Fund) (All Districts)

 

C.52    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Librarian, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Cheryl Gould to extend the term from April 30 to June 30, 2007 with no change in payment limit for continuing staff training and development services. (Budgeted, No additional cost) (All Districts)

 

C.53    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Librarian, or designee, to execute a contract with Lori Bowen Ayre in an amount not to exceed $35,450 to develop a library technology plan for the period May 8, 2007 through June 30, 2008. (Budgeted) (All Districts)

 

C.54    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Purchasing Agent, or designee, to lease/purchase one additional vehicle for the Sheriff-Coroner Marine Services Unit. (Budgeted; 80% Grant funded by State Department of Boating and Waterways, 20% General Fund) (All Districts)

 

C.55    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Clerk-Recorder, or designee, to execute a contract with ForeFront Election Solutions, LLC, in an amount not to exceed $33,000 to provide project planning and mandated procedure documentation services to the Elections Division, for the period May through December 31, 2007. (100% Federal funds)(All Districts)

 

C.56    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Clerk-Recorder, or designee, to execute a contract with SOE Software Corporation in an amount not to exceed $215, 808 to create and maintain a computer training program for County election officers for the period April 15, 2007 through April 15, 2012. (100% Federal funds) (All Districts)

 

C.57    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Clerk-Recorder, or designee, to execute a contract with Opex, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $87,874 to provide absentee voting system equipment, and maintenance and support services through December 31, 2012. (100% Federal funds) (All Districts)

 

C.58    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Development Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Dowling Associates, Inc., effective May 2, 2007, to increase the payment limit by $10,000 to a new payment limit of $35,000 with no change to the term expiration date of November 6, 2007, for additional traffic engineering and transportation planning services. (100% Road funds) (All Districts)

 

C.59    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Development Director, or designee, to execute a contract with LSA Associates, Inc. (LSA), in an amount not to exceed $41,337 to prepare environmental documents for compliance with the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) and National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) for the proposed development of public office space and executive hangars at the Buchanan Airport, Concord area, for the period May 30, to September 27, 2007. (Applicant fees) (District IV)

 

C.60    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Chief Information Officer, or designee, to execute a contract with Genesis Data, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $250,000 to provide data entry services for the period July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008. (Budgeted, User fees) (All Districts)

 

Other Actions

 

C.61    AUTHORIZE a General Plan Amendment Study of the North Richmond Truck Route Study “Preferred Alternative Route”, for addition to the circulation element of the County General Plan, as recommended by the Redevelopment Director. (District I) (Consider with C.64)

 

C.62    DIRECT the Human Resources Director to report to the Internal Operations Committee within 90 days on the County's personnel recruitment process, as recommended by Supervisor Bonilla.  (All Districts)

 

C.63    REQUEST the Sheriff-Coroner to report to the Internal Operations Committee within 90 days on the use of civilian job classifications in the County's adult detention facilities and in the Sheriff's Forensics Division, as recommended by Supervisor Bonilla.  (All Districts)

 

Redevelopment Agency

 

C.64    ACCEPT the North Richmond Truck Route Study: Alternative Route Concepts, Final Report 2007, prepared by  Carter and Burgess, Inc., as recommended by the Redevelopment Director. (District I) (Consider with C.61)

 

 

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

05-21-07

05-21-07

   9:00 a.m.

   9:00 a.m.

See above

See above

Finance Committee

Transportation Water & Infrastructure

Capital Facilities Committee

06-07-07

05-14-07

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.

 

 

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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