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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 15, 2007

 

 

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

 

Inspirational Thought-  People become really quite remarkable when they start thinking that they can do things. When they believe in themselves they have the first secret of success.”  ~ Norman Vincent Peale

 

CONSIDER CONSENT ITEMS   (Items listed as C.1 through C.65 on the following agenda)Items are subject to removal from Consent Calendar by request of any Supervisor or on request for discussion by a member of the public. Items removed from this section will be considered with the Short Discussion Items.   Approved as listed except as noted:  C.15, C.32, C.34, C.36.

 

 

HOUSING AUTHORITY CONSENT ITEMS  Approved as listed.

 

HA.1    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Housing Authority Executive Director to execute a contract with the Sheriff-Coroner in an amount not to exceed $320,000 to provide security services at the  Las Deltas and Bayo Vista public housing developments in Richmond and Rodeo for the period April 1, 2007 through March 31, 2008. (Budgeted) (Districts I and II)

 

HA.2    ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/259 adjusting the salary schedule for the Executive Director, Housing Authority of Contra Costa County by five percent (5%) and implementing a Performance Pay Plan. (All Districts)

 

PRESENTATIONS  Approved as listed.

 

PR.1    PRESENTATION of the “People Who make a Difference Awards”, acknowledging individuals that have significantly contributed towards reducing substance abuse in Contra Costa communities. (Harold Parsley, Alcohol and Other Drugs Advisory Board) (All Districts)

 

PR.2    PRESENTATION to recognize the Mental Health Vocational Services Program as the most successful in the State in placing and maintaining mental health consumers in competitive employment. (Donna Wigand, Health Services Department) (All Districts)

 

PR.3    PRESENTATION to honor the California rangelands and recognize the importance of California’s privately-owned rangelands. (Supervisor Piepho; Thomas Brumleve, Contra Costa Resource Conservation District) (All Districts)

 

SHORT DISCUSSIONS ITEMS

 

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

 

§         Ralph Hoffmann, Danville resident, noted longevity and problem areas on advisory boards and commissions.

 

SD.2    CONSIDER any Consent Items previously removed.

 

SD.3    HEARING on proposed amendment to the itemized professional and services rates for the Health Services Department, effective June 1, 2007.  (Patrick Godley, Health Services Department) (All Districts)

CLOSED the public hearing; ACCEPTED Resolution No. 2007/283 on proposed amendment to the itemized professional and services rates for the Health Services Department, effective June 1, 2007. 

                                                                                   

SD.4    CONSIDER amending the County’s Federal Legislative Platform to support reauthorization of the federally-funded State Children’s Health Insurance Program (SCHIP) and the inclusion of adequate funding in the federal budget to sustain and expand the program. (Supervisor Bonilla) (All Districts)

RELISTED to May 22, 2007 to consider amending the County’s Federal Legislative Platform to support reauthorization of the federally-funded State Children’s Health Insurance Program (SCHIP) and the inclusion of adequate funding in the federal budget to sustain and expand the program.

 

DELIBERATION ITEMS  Approved as listed except as noted below:

 

D.1      CONSIDER introducing Ordinance No. 2007-22, which would prohibit waterskiing near Discovery Bay; waiving reading; and fixing May 22, 2007 as the date for adoption. (Supervisor Piepho) (District III)

 

D.2      CONSIDER accepting presentation entitled “Transforming the System:  Integrating Services to Protect Children Exposed to Domestic Violence”, as recommended by the Ad Hoc Committee on Violence Prevention.  (Devorah Levine, County Administrator’s Office) (All Districts)

D.3      CONSIDER accepting report from the Health Services Department on the status of implementing Proposition 63, the Mental Health Services Act. (Donna Wigand and Kimberly Mayer, Health Services Department)

Closed Session

1:15 PM

D.4      CONTINUED 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)

CLOSED the hearing on amending the County’s Park Dedication Ordinance; FOUND that there is no substantial evidence that the adoption of Ordinance No. 2007-19 to amend the Park Dedication Ordinance (Division 920 of the County Ordinance Code) will have a significant effect on the environment, and that the Negative Declaration reflects the Board’s independent judgment and analysis; ADOPTED Ordinance No. 2007-19; ADOPTED the Negative Declaration and specified that the Community Development Department is the custodian of the documents and other materials which constitute the record of proceedings upon which this decision is based; and DIRECTED the Community Development Director, or designee, to file a Notice of Determination for the project with the County Clerk and arrange for payment of the $75 handling fee. 

 

D.5      CONTINUED 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)

CLOSED the hearing on establishment of a Park Impact Fee and adoption of a Negative Declaration pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act; FOUND no substantial evidence that the adoption of Ordinance No. 2007-17 will have a significant effect on the environment, and that he Negative Declaration reflects the Board’s independent judgment and analysis; ADOPTED the Negative Declaration and specified that the Community Development Department is the custodian of the documents and other materials which constitute the record of proceedings upon which this decision was based; ACCEPTED the Park Impact Nexus Study dated February 2007; ADOPTED Ordinance No. 2007-17 establishing a Park Impact Fee; DIRECTED the Community Development Director and the Auditor-Controller to establish a trust fund for park impact fee revenues and the Treasurer to invest said monies with interest to accrue in the trust fun account; DIRECTED the Community Development Director review the fees every March 1 the fee is in effect, and to adjust for the effects of inflation or deflation; and DIRECTED the Community Development Director to file a Notice of Determination for the project with the County Clerk and arrange for payment of the $75 handling fee. 

 

Supplemental Calendar of Closed Session Items

Tuesday, May 15, 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.      Faith Center Evangelistic Ministries v. Glover, et al., U.S. Dist. Court No. C-04-3111 JSW 

 

C.        PUBLIC EMPLOYEE APPOINTMENT

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


CLOSED SESSION: In closed session, the Board of Commissioners of the Housing Authority of Contra Costa County appointed Joseph Villareal to the position of Executive Director of the Housing Authority.  This appointment is effective June 11, 2007.  The vote was unanimous with all Commissioners present.

 


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 Resolution No. 2007/260 approving the recommendation of the Public Works Director to allocate the Transportation Development Act, Article 3 Funds in the total amount of $765,870 for bicycle and pedestrian projects for Fiscal Year 2007/08 and DIRECT the Public Works Director, or designee, to forward the list to the Metropolitan Transportation Commission for final approval and allocation of funding effective July 1, 2007, Countywide. (No General Fund impact) (All Districts)

 

C.2      APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to grant a reduction in the traffic mitigation fee for the South County Area of Benefit Fee, Tri-Valley Transportation Fee, Southern Contra Costa County Sub-Regional Fee, and Southern Contra Costa County Regional Fee for the senior housing project of the Alamo Creek Subdivision developed by Shapell Homes, Danville area. (District III)

 

Engineering Services

 

C.3      MS 04-00025:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/261 approving the parcel map and subdivision agreement for project being developed by Pacific Northwest Services, as recommended by the Public Works Director, El Sobrante area. (District I)

 

C.4      MS 04-00025:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/262 approving the deferred improvement agreement along San Pablo Dam Road for project being developed by Pacific Northwest Services, as recommended by the Public Works Director, El Sobrante area. (District I)

 

C.5      SD 97-08100:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/263 approving the final map and subdivision agreement for project being developed by John S. Herrington, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Walnut Creek area. (District IV)

 

C.6      SD 97-08100:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/264 approving the deferred improvement agreement along Alderwood Road for project being developed by John S. Herrington and Lois H. Herrington, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Walnut Creek area. (District IV)

 

C.7      SD 06-09131 (Cross-reference Development Plan 04-03015):  ADOPT Resolution  No. 2007/265 approving the final map and subdivision agreement for project being developed by Jasraj Singh/Tomas Baluyut, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Bay Point area. (District V)

 

Special Districts & County Airports

 

C.8      AUTHORIZE the Chief Engineer, Flood Control and Water Conservation District, or designee, to reimburse developers for drainage improvements in Drainage Areas 10, 13, and 16, Danville, Alamo, and Pleasant Hill areas. (Drainage Area 10, 13, and 16 funds) (Districts III and IV) 

 

C.9      RATIFY decision of the Blackhawk Geologic Hazard Abatement District (GHAD) Manager, Richard D. Short, Kleinfelder, Inc., or designee, to award and execute a contract with Dover Construction in the amount of $85,000 to provide preventative maintenance services for the period August 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007, Danville area. (Blackhawk GHAD funds) (District III)

 

C.10    RATIFY decision of the Blackhawk Geologic Hazard Abatement District (GHAD) Manager, Richard D. Short, Kleinfelder, Inc., or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Aliquot – Civil Engineers to increase the payment limit by $55,000 to a new payment limit of $105,000 to provide for construction phase engineering services, Danville area. (Blackhawk GHAD funds) (District III)

 

C.11    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE a payment not to exceed $293,871 to the City of Pinole for fire protection services provided to the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District in the area of the former Pinole Fire  Protection District for Fiscal Year 2006/07, pursuant to an agreement approved November 18, 1980, as recommended by the Fire Chief. (District I)

 

C.12    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Airports Director to execute consent documents for the assignment of the lease for the premises located at 45 John Glenn Drive, Concord area, from Airport Capital Group to Concord Hotel LLC. (District IV)

C.13    DECLARE as surplus and AUTHORIZE the Purchasing Agent, or designee, to dispose of specified Contra Costa County Fire Protection District equipment no longer needed for public use, as recommended by the General Services Director. (All Districts)

 

Statutory Actions

 

C.14    DECLARE certain ordinances duly published. (All Districts)

 

Claims, Collections & Litigation

 

C.15    DENY claims by Conroy Bordeaux; Rosa Lopez; and amended claim for Rosa Lopez.  (All Districts)

CORRECTED TO READ: DENY claims by Ann Conroy Bordeaux; Rosa Lopez; and amended claim for Rosa Lopez. 

 

C.16    RECEIVE report concerning the final settlement of Teresa Rodriguez vs. Contra Costa County and AUTHORIZE payment from the Workers’ Compensation Trust Fund in the amount of $53,390 less attorney’s fees of $6,500 and payment of $5,000 to the Employment Development Department, with a total applicant payment of $41,890, as recommended by the County Administrator. (All Districts)

 

Hearing Dates

 

C.17    ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/266 accepting the Final Engineer’s Report for County Service Area L-100, Minor Subdivision 05-0002; declaring the intent to levy and collect assessments; and fixing a public hearing for July 10, 2007 to adopt the proposed annual assessments and complete public noticing, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Lafayette area. (County Service Area L-100 funds) (District II)

 

C.18    FIX May 22, 2007 for a public hearing on the proposed establishment of a jail access (booking) fee pursuant to Government Code Section 29551, as recommended by the County Administrator. (All Districts)

 

Honors & Proclamations

 

C.19    ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/256 honoring Dr. Mohammad Qayoumi’s inauguration as the fourth President of California State University, East Bay and the fiftieth anniversary of California State University, East Bay, as recommended by Supervisor Piepho. (District III)

 

C.20    ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/244 honoring the California rangelands and recognizing the importance of California’s privately-owned rangelands, as recommended by Supervisor Piepho. (District III) (Consider with PR.3)

 

Appointments & Resignations

 

C.21    DECLARE vacant the Business #2 Alternate seat on the Hazardous Materials Commission held by Ric Bonner due to resignation, and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy, as recommended by the Health Services Director. (All Districts)

 

C.22    DECLARE vacant the District I seat on the Alcohol and Other Drugs Advisory Board held by Gary Najarian due to resignation and DIRECT  the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy, as recommended by Supervisor Piepho. (District III)

 

C.23    DECLARE vacant the North Richmond Resident seat on the North Richmond Municipal Advisory Council held by Erick Lopez and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy, as recommended by Supervisor Gioia. (District I)

 

C.24    RE-APPOINT Camilla Rand to the Child Care Provider 2, West County seat; Kathy Lafferty to the Child Care Provider 3, Central/South seat; and Joan Means to the Public Agency 5, East County seat on the Local Child Care and Development Planning Council; DECLARE vacant the Discretionary Seat 3, Central/South County seat held by Illana Samuels due to resignation and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy, as recommended by the Family and Human Services Committee.  (All Districts)

 

C.25    APPOINT Sebastian Suarez-Latteri to the Youth Commissioner 1 seat on the Human Relations Commission, as recommended by the Internal Operations Committee. (All Districts)

 

C.26    APPOINT Pamela R. Perls to the County Appointee 2 seat on the Developmental Disabilities Area Board, as recommended by the Internal Operations Committee. (All Districts)

 

C.27    APPOINT F.X. McLellan to the 2nd Alternate seat on the County Services Area P5 Citizens Advisory Committee, as recommended by Supervisor Piepho. (District III)

 

Appropriation Adjustments  - FY 2006/07

 

C.28    Public Administration (0364):  APPROVE Appropriations and Revenue Adjustment No. 5111 authorizing new revenue in the amount of $15,000 from estate fees and appropriating it for expenses of the Public Administrator. (All Districts)

 

C.29    Justice Facility Construction Fund (0101)/Juvenile Hall Capital Projects (0128): APPROVE Appropriations and Revenue Adjustments No. 5107 and 5108 authorizing new revenue in the amount of $78,407 in the General Fund and $1,711 in the Juvenile Hall Capital Projects Fund from investment earnings and appropriating it in order to close out the Juvenile Hall Capital Projects Fund and the Justice Facility Construction Fund. (All Districts)

 

C.30    General Services (0063)/General County Revenue(0005): APPROVE Appropriations and Revenue Adjustment No. 5101 authorizing new revenue in Fleet Operations in the amount of $32,292 from accumulated depreciation and estimated salvage and appropriating it to purchase two replacement vehicles for the General Services Department in accordance with the 2006/07 Vehicle Replacement Plan. (All Districts)

 

Intergovernmental Relations

 

C.31    SUPPORT Assembly Bill 714 (Maze) which would ensure previously adopted children who return to the foster care system are afforded the opportunity to explore birth family connections and achieve permanency, as recommended by the Employment and Human Services Director. (All Districts)

 

C.32    OPPOSE Assembly Bill 553 (Hernandez) which would eliminate local government’s ability to seek injunctive relief in cases when a potential strike by essential employees poses an imminent threat to the public health and safety, by providing the Public Employment Relations Board (PERB) with exclusive authority to determine whether to seek injunctive relief under those circumstances, as recommended by the County Administrator. (All Districts)

RELISTED to May 22, 2007 to oppose Assembly Bill 553 (Hernandez) which would eliminate local government’s ability to seek injunctive relief in cases when a potential strike by essential employees poses an imminent threat to the public health and safety, by providing the Public Employment Relations Board (PERB) with exclusive authority to determine whether to seek injunctive relief under those circumstances, as recommended by the County Administrator.

 

Personnel Actions

 

C.33    ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/267 re-allocating the class of In-Home Supportive Services Public Authority Executive Director on the Salary Schedule and adding performance pay, as recommended by the Assistant County Administrator-Human Resources Director.  (85% Federal and State, 15% County General Fund)  (All Districts)

 

C.34    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20187 to establish the class of Community and Media Relations Specialist (unrepresented), allocate it on the Salary Schedule, and add three positions; and add one Graphic Designer (represented), three Emergency Planning Coordinators (unrepresented), one Senior Emergency Planning Coordinator (unrepresented), and one Emergency Services Manager (unrepresented) positions in the Health Services Department.  (100% Center for Disease Control Grant funds) (All Districts)

RELISTED to undetermined date to adopt Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20187 to establish the class of Community and Media Relations Specialist (unrepresented), allocate it on the Salary Schedule, and add three positions; and add one Graphic Designer (represented), three Emergency Planning Coordinators (unrepresented), one Senior Emergency Planning Coordinator (unrepresented), and one Emergency Services Manager (unrepresented) positions in the Health Services Department. (100% Center for Disease Control Grant funds)

 

C.35    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20325 to establish the class of Labor Relations Assistant (unrepresented), allocate it to the Salary Schedule, and reclassify one Clerk-Senior Level position and incumbent (represented) to the new class in the Human Resources Department. (Budgeted) (All Districts)

 

C.36    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20326 to establish the class of Senior Human Resources Consultant (unrepresented) and Human Resources Consultant (unrepresented), allocate them to the Salary Schedule and add one position in each class; and add one Human Resources Technician position (unrepresented) in the Human Resources Department. (40% State, 40% Federal, 20% County; Budgeted, Employment and Human Services Director) (All Districts)

CORRECTED TO READ to adopt Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20326 to establish the class of Senior Human Resources Consultant (unrepresented) and Human Resources Consultant (unrepresented), allocate them to the Salary Schedule and add one position in each class the Senior Human Resources Consultant Class; and add one Human Resources Technician position (unrepresented) in the Human Resources Department. (40% State, 40% Federal, 20% County; Budgeted, Employment and Human Services Director) (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.37    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to apply for and accept funding from the Community Services Block Grant in an not to exceed $25,000 for a one-year period to begin upon award of funding, to support the Contra Costa Service Integration Program’s Verde Involving Parents (VIP) Program.  (No County match)  (District I)

 

C.38    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 $21,044,873 for the development, implementation, and performance reporting of the Proposition 63, Mental Health Services Act (MHSA) - Community Services and Supports (CCS) component, for the period July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2008, including County's agreement to indemnify and hold the State harmless for claims arising our of the County's performance under this contract. (No County match) (All Districts)

 

C.39    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with the State of California Department of Alcohol and Drugs Program in an amount not to exceed $11,514,499 annually, to receive State General Funds, Federal Block Grant allocation, and Drug/Medi-Cal monies to fund approximately 74% of Alcohol and Other Drug Division services, for the period July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2011, including the County's agreement to indemnify and hold the State harmless for claims arising out of the County's performance under this contract. (Required annual match of $50,972 County General Funds, Budgeted) (All Districts)

 

C.40    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Sheriff-Coroner, or designee, to apply for and accept a U.S. Department of Justice National Institute of Justice Grant in an amount not to exceed $33,000 for the purchase of bulletproof vests for the period April 1, 2007 through March 31, 2011. (100% County match, Budgeted) (All Districts)

 

C.41    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Sheriff-Coroner, or designee, to apply for and accept grant funding from the State of California Office of Emergency Services in an amount up to $387,000 for participation in the California Multi-Jurisdictional Methamphetamine Enforcement Team for the period July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008. (No County match) (All Districts)

 

C.42    ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/268 to authorize the Community Development Director, or designee, to execute all grant documents necessary to secure grant funds and implement approved grant projects for all available grants under the California Oil Recycling Enhancement Act and all available Household Hazardous Waste Grants through Fiscal Year 2011/12. (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.43    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with the City of Richmond in the amount of $39,000 to provide Summer Youth Employment Program services for the period June 1 through December 31, 2007.  (100% Federal Community Services Block Grant funds)  (District I)

 

C.44    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with the Family Stress Center in the amount of $25,000 to provide Proud Fathers Program services for the period June 1 through December 31, 2007.  (100% Federal Community Services Block Grant funds)  (All Districts)

 

C.45    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute contracts in a total amount not to exceed $462,784 to provide supportive services to older adults in Contra Costa County for the period July 1, 2007 to June 30, 2008 (90% Federal Older Americans Act Title IIIB and Title VII funds, 10% State funds) (All Districts):

 

Agency                                                                                     Amount

                        Contra Costa Senior Legal Services                                                        $109,874

                        Ombudsman Services of Contra Costa                                                    $212,443

                        Rehabilitation Services of Northern California                                           $33,508

                        Guardian Adult Day Care                                                                        $33,508

                        Senior Outreach Services                                                                         $37,451

                        Trilogy Integrated Resources                                                                   $36,000

 

C.46    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute contracts in a total amount not to exceed $342,219 to provide Family Caregiver Provider Program services for the period July 1, 2007 to June 30, 2008  (90% Federal Older Americans Act Title III funds, 10% State funds) (All Districts):

 

                        Agency                                                                                     Amount

                        Family Caregiver Alliance                                                                      $150,000

                        Jewish Family and Children’s Services of the East Bay                              $50,000

                        Alzheimer’s Association of Northern California                           $49,984

                        Families First, Inc.                                                                                   $34,235

                        Caring Hands, John Muir Hospital Foundation                                           $30,000

                        Independent Living Resource                                                                   $28,000

 

C.47    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a cancellation agreement with Patricia Zavanelli related to the provision of automatic call center distribution services, effective at the close of business May 29, 2007.  (No fiscal impact) (All Districts)

 

C.48    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Compass Group USA, Inc., effective June 1, 2007, to increase the payment limit by $9,911, to a new payment limit of $1,556,931 to provide additional meals for the County’s Senior Nutrition Program, with no change in the original term of July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007, and no change in the automatic extension through October 31, 2007, in an amount not to exceed $515,673. (100% Federal Older Americans Act of 1965 funds) (All Districts)

 

C.49    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Pittsburg Pre-School and Community Council, Inc., effective June 15, 2007, to extend the term from June 30, 2007 through February 29, 2008 and increase the payment limit by $45,336 to a new payment limit of $68,000, to continue providing support services for County residents diagnosed with HIV disease.  (100% Federal Ryan White Comprehensive AIDS Resources Emergency [CARE] Act funds) (All Districts)

 

C.50    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Mediware Information Systems, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $50,000 to provide support services for the County’s Operating Room Management System, for the period June 1, 2007 through May 31, 2008. (100% Enterprise I Budget) (All Districts)

 

C.51    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with TEG Staffing, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $500,000 to provide temporary information technology services for the Department’s Information Systems Unit, for the period June 1, 2007 through May 31, 2008. (100% Enterprise I Budget) (All Districts)

 

C.52    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Nancy J. Frank in an amount not to exceed $85,600 to provide program planning and development services to the Department with regard to the Mental Health Services Act (Proposition 63), for the period May 1, 2007 through April 30, 2008. (100% State Proposition 63 funds) (All Districts)

 

C.53    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Alternative Family Services, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $374,272 to provide multidimensional treatment foster care services for the period May 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008, with a six-month automatic extension through December 31, 2008 in an amount not to exceed $160,402. (37% Federal Medi-Cal; 33% State Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment; 27% Mentally Ill Offender Crime Reduction grant; 3% County General Fund match, Budgeted) (All Districts)

 

C.54    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Community Technology Alliance, effective June 30, 2007, to extend the term from June 30, 2007 through June 30, 2008 and increase the payment limit by $25,977 to a new payment limit of $75,332 to continue providing software licensing and support services for County's Homeless Management Information System. (100% U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development funds) (All Districts)

 

C.55    RATIFY purchase of services from Children's Infectious Disease Medical Group, Inc., for the period from March 1, 2006 through February 28, 2007, and AUTHORIZE the Auditor-Controller to pay $560 outstanding balance for pediatric infectious disease services for Contra Costa Regional Medical and Health Centers.  (100% Enterprise I Budget) (All Districts)

 

C.56    AWARD a design/build contract in the amount of $5,057,106 to Vila Construction Company, the highest ranked proposer for the Employment and Human Services Department’s Office Remodel Project at 4545 Delta Fair Boulevard, Antioch, and AUTHORIZE the General Services Director, or designee, to execute  the contract. (Funding from past bonds, future bonds, and Employment & Human Services funds) (District V)

 

C.57    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the County Counsel, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Baker & O’Brien, Inc. effective May 15, 2007, to increase the payment limit by $500,000 to continue to provide appraisal consulting services in connection with refinery property tax appeals. (100% General Fund) (All Districts)

 

C.58    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE Chair, Board of Supervisors, to execute First Amendment to employment agreement with John Cullen, to authorize payment of monthly allowance to cover additional life insurance; and DIRECT Human Resources Department to make a 5% adjustment increase in base pay, in accordance with the Agreement, as recommended by Supervisors Piepho and Gioia.  (100% General Fund; Budgeted) (All Districts)

 

Other Actions

 

C.59    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.60    ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/255 determining the allocation of property taxes for the proposed Mirant Power Plant Annexation; APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Chair, Board of Supervisors, to execute the agreement for allocation of tax revenues with the City of Pittsburg for the annexation area; and APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Fire Chief, Contra Costa County Fire Protection District, or designee, to execute the agreement among the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District, the City of Pittsburg, and the Pittsburg Redevelopment Agency for the Pittsburg Fire Station Replacement project, as recommended by the County Administrator. (District V)

 

C.61    APPROVE allocation of $700,000 in Mental Health Services Act (MHSA) funds to Villa Vasconcellos LP for the construction of Villa Vasconcellos senior apartment project at 1515 Geary Road, Walnut Creek area; APPROVE a conditional allocation of $564,322 in MHSA funds to Rubicon Programs for the rehabilitation of 909–919 Virginia Avenue Apartments, Richmond area; and APPROVE a conditional allocation of $293,884 in MHSA funds to Community Housing Development Corporation of North Richmond for the construction of the Lillie Mae Jones Plaza multi-family project at 214 MacDonald Avenue, Richmond area, as recommended by the Community Development Director. (100% MHSA [Proposition 63] funding) (All Districts)

 

C.62    ACCEPT canvass of votes for Police Service Area P-6, Zone 1513, Subdivision 048939, Walnut Creek area, as recommended by the Clerk-Recorder/Registrar of Voters. (District III)

 

C.63    AUTHORIZE the destruction of old records of the County Counsel’s Office pursuant to Government Code section 26202, as recommended by the County Counsel. (All Districts)

 

C.64    AUTHORIZE a General Plan Amendment Study for 1900 Las Trampas Road, Alamo area, to redesignate three parcels from Agricultural Lands (AL) to Single Family Residential-Very Low Density (SV) (County file: GP#07-0004). (District III)

 

Redevelopment Agency

 

C.65    DECLARE intent to purchase a residential property at 140 Malcolm Drive, North Richmond area, in order to preserve housing affordability covenants; and AUTHORIZE the Redevelopment Director to negotiate the purchase and take actions related thereto, as recommended by the Redevelopment Agency Executive Director. (100% Redevelopment Agency Housing Set-Aside Funds) (District I)

 

 

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.

  10:30 a.m.

See above

See above

Finance Committee

Transportation Water & Infrastructure

Capital Facilities Committee

06-07-07

06-11-07

As needed

 

  10:00 a.m.

  10:00 a.m.

See above

See above

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

 

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

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

 

 


AB              Assembly Bill

ABAG         Association of Bay Area Governments

ACA           Assembly Constitutional Amendment

ADA           Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990

AFSCME     American Federation of State County and Municipal Employees

AICP          American Institute of Certified Planners

AIDS          Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome

ALUC         Airport Land Use Commission

AOD           Alcohol and Other Drugs

BAAQMD    Bay Area Air Quality Management District

BART         Bay Area Rapid Transit District

BCDC         Bay Conservation & Development Commission

BGO           Better Government Ordinance

BOS           Board of Supervisors

CALTRANS   California Department of Transportation

CalWIN      California Works Information Network

CalWORKS  California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids

CAER            Community Awareness Emergency Response

CAO           County Administrative Officer or Office

CCHP         Contra Costa Health Plan

CCTA         Contra Costa Transportation Authority

CDBG         Community Development Block Grant

CEQA         California Environmental Quality Act

CIO            Chief Information Officer

COLA         Cost of living adjustment

ConFire      Contra Costa County Fire Protection District

CPA           Certified Public Accountant

CPI             Consumer Price Index

CSA           County Service Area

CSAC         California State Association of Counties

CTC            California Transportation Commission

dba            doing business as

EBMUD       East Bay Municipal Utility District

EIR             Environmental Impact Report

EIS             Environmental Impact Statement

EMCC         Emergency Medical Care Committee

EMS           Emergency Medical Services

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

et al.          et alii (and others)

FAA            Federal Aviation Administration

FEMA         Federal Emergency Management Agency

F&HS          Family and Human Services Committee

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

FTE            Full Time Equivalent            

FY              Fiscal Year

GHAD         Geologic Hazard Abatement District

GIS            Geographic Information System

HCD           (State Dept of) Housing & Community Development

HHS           Department of Health and Human Services

HIPAA        Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act

HIV             Human Immunodeficiency Syndrome

HOV           High Occupancy Vehicle

HR              Human Resources

HUD           United States Department of Housing and Urban Development

Inc.            Incorporated

IOC                Internal Operations Committee

ISO            Industrial Safety Ordinance

JPA            Joint (exercise of) Powers Authority or Agreement

Lamorinda    Lafayette-Moraga-Orinda Area

LAFCo        Local Agency Formation Commission

LLC            Limited Liability Company

LLP            Limited Liability Partnership

Local 1       Public Employees Union Local 1

LVN            Licensed Vocational Nurse

MAC           Municipal Advisory Council

MBE            Minority Business Enterprise

M.D.           Medical Doctor

M.F.T.        Marriage and Family Therapist

MIS            Management Information System

MOE           Maintenance of Effort

MOU           Memorandum of Understanding

MTC           Metropolitan Transportation Commission

NACo         National Association of Counties

OB-GYN      Obstetrics and Gynecology

O.D.           Doctor of Optometry

OES-EOC    Office of Emergency Services-Emergency Operations Center

OSHA         Occupational Safety and Health Administration

Psy.D.        Doctor of Psychology

RDA           Redevelopment Agency

RFI             Request For Information

RFP            Request For Proposal

RFQ           Request For Qualifications

RN              Registered Nurse

SB              Senate Bill

SBE            Small Business Enterprise

SWAT        Southwest Area Transportation Committee

TRANSPAC  Transportation Partnership & Cooperation (Central)

TRANSPLAN   Transportation Planning Committee (East County)

TRE or TTE      Trustee

TWIC          Transportation, Water and Infrastructure Committee

VA              Department of Veterans Affairs

vs.              versus (against)

WAN          Wide Area Network

WBE           Women Business Enterprise

WCCTAC    West Contra Costa Transportation Advisory Committee