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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

NOVEMBER 27, 2007

 

All Supervisors were present this day.

 

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

 

Inspirational Thought -  “We worry about what a child will become tomorrow, yet we forget that he is someone today.”  ~ Stacia Tauscher

 

CONSIDER CONSENT ITEMS   (Items listed as C.1 through C.175 on the following agenda)Approved as listed 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.

 

PRESENTATIONS  Approved as listed

 

PR.1    PRESENTATION to honor the 21st Century Mentors Program for developing the “Student Principal of the Year” program. (Supervisor Piepho) (All Districts)

 

PR.2    PRESENTATION recognizing the Department of Child Support Services on receiving one of five 2007 Awards of Excellence presented by the California Child Support Directors Association, and acknowledging receipt of a donation of “Daddy Packs” from the National Fatherhood Initiative. (Linda Dippel, Director, Contra Costa County Department of Child Support Services) (All Districts)

 

PR.3    PRESENTATION to recognize Lionel D. Chatman for 30 years of dedicated service to the Contra Costa County Probation Department. (The Honorable Lois Haight, Juvenile Court Judge, Superior Court) (All Districts)

 

SHORT DISCUSSIONS ITEMS

 

SD.1    PUBLIC COMMENT (3 Minutes/Speaker)

Gail Burke spoke to urge the Board to consider a remedy regarding the rights of pedestrians on the sidewalks of Kensington.

 

SD.2    CONSIDER any Consent Items previously removed.  Approved as listed except as noted below:

 

SD.3    HEARING to consider adoption of Ordinance No. 2007-54, which adopts the 2007 California Building, Electrical, Plumbing, and Mechanical Codes with specified changes as permitted by the Health and Safety Code, and CONSIDER adopting related California Environmental Quality Act findings and taking related actions. (Carlos Baltodano, Building Inspection Director) (All Districts)

CLOSED the public hearing; ADOPTED Ordinance No. 2007-54, which adopts the 2007 California Building, Electrical, Plumbing, and Mechanical Codes with specified changes as permitted by the Health and Safety Code, and ADOPTED related California Environmental Quality Act findings and taking related actions.

 

SD.4    CONSIDER introducing and adopting Ordinance No. 2007-55, increasing certain fees and eliminating a fee for the Clerk-Recorder. (Steve Weir, County Clerk-Recorder) (All Districts)

CLOSED the public hearing; ADOPTED Ordinance No. 2007-55, increasing certain fees and eliminating a fee for the Clerk-Recorder.

 

DELIBERATION ITEMS  Approved as noted below:

 

D.1      CONSIDER accepting report from the Clerk-Recorder on State-mandated conditions for the use of voting systems in conducting elections. (Steve Weir, County Clerk-Recorder) (All Districts)

ACCEPTED report from the Clerk-Recorder on State-mandated conditions for the use of voting systems in conducting elections.

 

D.2      ACCEPT report from the Office of the Sheriff and the Health Services Department on the San Francisco Bay oil spill and CONSIDER actions to be taken. (Captain Donny Gordon, Sheriff’s Office; Randall Sawyer, Health Services Department) (All Districts)

            ACCEPTED the report; DIRECTED the Office of Emergency Services (OES) and Hazardous Materials Division (HAZMAT) to advocate for changes in protocols for emergency responses to oil spills and other disasters to give local public agencies (without increased liability) greater authority to make decisions over how to deploy local resources and personnel; DIRECTED the OES and HAZMAT to work with the cities in Contra Costa County to establish hazardous materials training programs to allow volunteers to be trained in advance so there is a pre-trained group that may respond immediately in the event of a future oil spill; DIRECTED the OES and HAZMAT to work with the cities in Contra Costa County, to review and update the list and location of sensitive shoreline areas; REFERRED to the Transportation, Water and Infrastructure Committee (TWIC)  to conduct a full review of: (1) the need to deepen or widen any shipping channels or turning basins along its shoreline (in San Francisco Bay, San Pablo Bay, Carquinez Strait, Suisun Bay) to the five local oil refineries, (2) the navigational safety procedures for these oil tankers, and evaluate the role of the Coast to incorporate responses in a timely fashion with particular focus on the issue of notification and the call out of trained volunteers; and DIRECTED the OES and HAZMAT to work with other appropriate public agencies to identify where restitution from the shipping company is appropriate for damages caused by the spill.  

 

D.3      ACCEPT report from New Point Group dated November 12, 2007 regarding its review of the Base Year Rate Application submitted by Richmond Sanitary Service, and CONSIDER approving recommended residential service rate decrease of 4.39% for customers in the unincorporated areas served by Richmond Sanitary Service under the County’s Franchise Agreement. (Deidra Dingman, Community Development Department) (Districts I and II)

 

            Summation of this item is pending a Clerk of the Board Annotation.

 

11:00

 

D.4      HEARING on the County Planning Commission’s decision to deny an application for a design review and a variance request to allow an accessory building occupying 44.3% of rear yard lot coverage (located at 1625 Ocean View Avenue, Kensington area (Phillip Moss – Applicant and Appellant, Tsipora Gabay – Owner) (County File:  VR061088). (Catherine Kutsuris, Community Development Department) (District I)

CLOSED the hearing on the County Planning Commission’s decision to deny an application for a design review and a variance request to allow an accessory building occupying 44.3% of rear yard lot coverage (located at 1625 Ocean View Avenue, Kensington area;. DENIED the appeal of Phillip Moss; SUSTAINED the County Planning Commission’s decision to deny the variance application based on the findings contained in the Commission’s Resolution No. 21-2007; ACKNOWLEDGED that the modifications to the project to shift the location of the structure two feet southward and reduce the overall size of the project negated the requirement for a variance for this project; ADOPTED the Findings of the Zoning Administrator with modification to delete Conditions of Approval No. 2 (granting variance approval) and No. 3 (requiring the omission of a shower stall from the plans to obtain a building permit); FOUND that the project is categorically exempt from the provisions of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), New Construction of Small Structure (Class 3); and DIRECTED staff to file a Notice of Exemption with the County Clerk.

 

D.5      HEARING on a recommendation of the County Planning Commission to redesignate the General Plan designation for an approximate 1.6-acre site and adjoining residential properties from Public Semi-Public to Single Family Residential-High Density; and on two appeals filed by the Mountain View Improvement Association and by the applicant, of the County Planning Commission decision to grant a related Small Lot Design Review and Variance application for thirteen proposed residences, for a site located at 1150 Palm Avenue in the Martinez/Mountain View area (County File GP006-0007 and DP07-3029) (Heartwood Communities – Applicant; Martinez Unified School District – Owners).  (Catherine Kutsuris, Community Development Department) 

            CLOSED the hearing; ADOPTED the proposed General Plan Amendment (GPA) which changes the Land Use Element Map by re-designating the entire block that contains the former Mountain View Elementary School, including APN: 375-272-001, from Public/Semi-Public to Single Family Residential-High Density, as recommended in County Planning Commission Resolution No. 18-2007 as part of the fourth Consolidated General Plan Amendment for Calendar Year 2007; ACCEPTED the Withdrawal of the appeal of the Mountain View Improvement Association; GRANTED the appeal of the applicant, Heartwood Communities; SUSTAINED the County Planning Commission’s approval of the Small Lot Design Review application, with requested variance to zoning design standards, but reversed the modifications directed by the Planning Commission identified in Conditions in regard to sidewalk and frontage improvements; MODIFIED the County Planning Commission Condition of Approval No. 7 to insert phrases regarding Zoning Administrator oversight of in-kind contributions and designation of locations where supplemental park related funds may be utilized;  ADOPTED the findings for the project’s approval as described in proposed Board Resolution No. 2007/609, and the Small Lot Review and Variance findings contained in County Planning Commission Resolution No. 18-2007, and the supplemental findings indicating that there is no justification to require provision of sidewalk and other frontage improvements from this project, as the basis for this approval; FOUND there is no substantial evidence that he project will have a significant effect on the environment and that the proposed Mitigated Negative Declaration reflects the County’s independent judgment and analysis; ADOPTED the proposed Mitigated Negative Declaration determination as adequate for the purposes of this project’s compliance with the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), and the accompanying Mitigation Monitoring Report; and DIRECTED staff to post a Notice of Determination with the County Clerk.

 

Closed Session

 

1:00     Adjourn to the Contra Costa Housing Authority Board of Commissioners Meeting.

 

 

Adjourned in memory of Ethel Dotson, Richmond resident; U.S. Army Specialist Sean K. A. Langevin, Walnut Creek resident; and California Highway Patrol Officer John Miller

 

 

Supplemental Calendar of Closed Session Items

Tuesday, November 27, 2007, 9:30 a.m. and thereafter

 

A.        CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATORS

 

1.         Agency Negotiators: Lori Gentles and Linda Ashcraft.

 

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. 2007/366, 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))Tiana Clawson v. County of Contra Costa, C. C. C. Superior Court No. C 07-00110 

 

C.         CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL--ANTICIPATED LITIGATION

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


There were announcements out of Closed Session.


 

CONSENT ITEMS

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

 

Road and Transportation

 

C.1     ADOPT Traffic Resolution No. 2007/4248 declaring a stop intersection at Tulare Avenue (Road No. 1065J) and Hazel Avenue (Road No. 1065B), and that all vehicles traveling north on Tulare Avenue shall stop before entering said intersection, as recommended by the Public Works Director, East Richmond Heights area. (District I)

 

C.2      ADOPT Traffic Resolution No. 2007/4245 to prohibit parking at all times (red curb) on the west side of Kenyon Avenue (Road No. 1655AH) beginning at the north curb line of Westminster Avenue (Road No. 1655AL) and extending northerly a distance of 50 feet, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Kensington area. (District I)

 

C.3      ADOPT Traffic Resolution No. 2007/4244 to prohibit parking at all times (red curb) on the west side of Kenyon Avenue (Road No. 1655AH), beginning at the south curb line of Westminster Avenue (Road No. 1655AL) and extending southerly a distance of 50 feet, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Kensington area. (District I)

 

C.4      ADOPT Traffic Resolution No. 2007/4243 declaring a 3-way stop at the “T” intersection of Westminster Avenue (Road No.1655AL) and Kenyon Avenue (Road No. 1655AH), as recommended by the Public Works Director, Kensington area. (District I)

 

C.5      ADOPT Traffic Resolution No. 2007/4242 to prohibit parking at all times (red curb) on the south side of Shawn Drive (Road No. 1085AA), beginning at a point 25 feet west of the center line of Delmore Road (Road No. 1085Z) and extending westerly a distance of 40 feet, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Tara Hills area. (District II)

 

C.6      APPROVE Quitclaim Deed to Newfoundland Investment Company for property along Frontage Road and AUTHORIZE the Chair, Board of Supervisors, to execute the Quitclaim Deed as part of the State Route 4 East widening from Railroad to Loveridge Project, Pittsburg area. (Contra Costa Transportation Authority funding) (District V)

 

C.7      APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute agreement contract with Condor Country Consulting in an amount not to exceed $250,000 to conduct wildlife movement studies in support of the Vasco Road Improvement Project, for the period November 1, 2007 through December 31, 2009, Brentwood area. (Measure C Return to Source funds) (District III)

 

C.8      APPROVE the Stone Valley Road Bike Lane Gap Closure Project, ADOPT related California Environmental Quality Act findings, and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to advertise the project, Alamo area. (100% Bicycle Transportation Account and Road funds) (District III)

 

C.9      ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/659 approving and authorizing the Public Works Director, or designee, to partially close a portion of Danville Boulevard on December 2, 2007 from 4:00 through 8:00 p.m., for the purpose of the Annual Community Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony, Alamo area. (District III)

 

Engineering Services

 

C.10    MS 97-00016: ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/660 accepting completion of private improvements (Beisheim Lane) for project being developed by Chetcuti & Associates, Inc., as recommended by the Public Works Director, Walnut Creek area. (District III)

 

C.11    MS 05-00020:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/661 approving the parcel map for project being developed by Daniel H. Morse and Joan H. Morse, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Byron area. (District III)

 

C.12    MS 05-00020:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/662 accepting grant deed of development rights (drainage channel) for project being developed by Daniel H. Morse and Joan H. Morse, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Byron area. (District III)

 

C.13    MS 05-00020:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/663 accepting grant deed of development rights (in lieu of bonding required improvements) for project being developed by Daniel H. Morse and Joan H. Morse, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Byron area. (District III)

 

C.14    RA 01-01122 (Cross-reference SD 95-07984):  ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/664 approving the third extension of the subdivision agreement (right-of-way landscaping) for project being developed by Shapell Industries of Northern California, a division of Shapell Industries, Inc., as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.15    RA 01-01125 (Cross-reference SD 95-07984):  ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/665 accepting completion of warranty period and release of cash deposit for faithful performance for the subdivision agreement (right-of-way landscaping) for project being developed by Shapell Industries of Northern California, a division of Shapell Industries, Inc., as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.16    RA 02-01135 (Cross-reference SD 95-07984):  ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/666 accepting completion of warranty period and release of cash deposit for faithful performance for the subdivision agreement (right-of-way landscaping) for project being developed by Shapell Industries of Northern California, a division of Shapell Industries, Inc., a Delaware corporation, as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.17    RA 02-01139 (Cross-reference SD 95-07984):  ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/667 accepting completion of warranty period and release of cash deposit for faithful performance for the subdivision agreement (right-of-way landscaping) for project being developed by Shapell Industries of Northern California, a division of Shapell Industries, Inc., a Delaware corporation, as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.18    RA 05-01205 (Cross-reference SD 04-08905):  ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/668 accepting completion of improvements for project being developed by Davidon Homes, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Alamo area. (District III)

 

C.19    RA 06-01232:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/669 approving the road improvement agreement for Bixler Road for project being developed by Knightsen Elementary School District, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Knightsen area. (District III)

 

C.20    SD 91-07647:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/670 accepting completion of warranty and release of cash deposit for faithful performance for project being developed by Ashley V. Partners, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Walnut Creek area. (District III)

 

C.21    SD 00-08152:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/671 accepting completion of landscape improvements for the subdivision agreement (right-of-way landscaping) for project being developed by Windemere BLC Land Company, LLC, as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.22    SD 00-08157:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/672 accepting completion of warranty period and release of cash deposit for faithful performance for 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.23    SD 99-08381 and SD 99-08382:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/673 approving and authorizing the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a landscape maintenance agreement with Shapell Industries, Inc., a Delaware corporation, and Ponderosa Homes II, Inc., a California corporation, to allow the maintenance of landscape improvements within County road right-of-way for Subdivision 99-08381 and 99-08382, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Alamo Creek, Danville area. (District III)

 

C.24    SD 03-08690:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/674 accepting completion of warranty period and release of cash deposit for faithful performance for project being developed by Shapell Industries of Northern California, a division of Shapell Industries, Inc., a Delaware corporation, as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.25    SD 03-08713:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/675 accepting completion of warranty period and release of cash deposit for faithful performance for 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.26    SD 03-08714:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/676 accepting completion of warranty period and release of cash deposit for faithful performance for 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.27    SD 03-08715:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/677 accepting completion of warranty period and release of cash deposit for faithful performance 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.28    SD 03-08717:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/678 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.29    SD 06-08930:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/679 accepting completion of improvements for project being developed by Windemere BLC Land Company, LLC, as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.30    SD 05-08943:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/680 accepting completion of improvements and declaring Griffon Street East, Griffon Street West, Lusitano Street, Welshalnd Street, Mastino Court, Massara Street, Griffon Court, and Armant Court as County roads for project being developed by Shapell Homes, a division of Shapell Industries, Inc., a Delaware corporation, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Danville area. (District III)

 

C.31    SD 05-09020:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/681 accepting completion of improvements for project being developed by Windemere BLC Land Company, LLC, as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.32    SD 05-09021:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/682 accepting completion of improvements for project being developed by Windemere BLC Land Company, LLC, as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.33    SD 05-09022:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/683 accepting completion of improvements for project being developed by Windemere BLC Land Company, LLC, as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.34    SD 05-09023:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/684 accepting completion of improvements for project being developed by Windemere BLC Land Company, LLC, as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.35    SD 06-09142:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/685 accepting completion of improvements for project being developed by Windemere BLC Land Company, LLC, as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.36    SD 06-09143: ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/686 accepting completion of improvements for project being developed by Windemere BLC Land Company, LLC, as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

Special Districts & County Airports

 

C.37    ACCEPT and APPROVE the Fiscal Year 2007/08 Program Budget for the Tradewinds Geologic Hazard Abatement District (GHAD), as recommended by Tradewinds GHAD General Manager William B. Wiggington, GEOLEX, Inc., Bay Point area. (Tradewinds GHAD Funds) (District V)

 

C.38   ACCEPT and APPROVE the Fiscal Year 2007/08 Program Budget for the Hillcrest Heights Geologic Hazard Abatement District (GHAD), as recommended by Hillcrest Heights GHAD General Manager William B. Wiggington, GEOLEX, Inc., El Sobrante area. (Hillcrest Heights GHAD funds) (District I)

 

C.39   RATIFY the decision of Blackhawk Geologic Hazard Abatement District (GHAD) General Manager Richard D. Short, Kleinfelder Inc., or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Siteworks Construction, effective October 31, 2007, increasing the payment limit by $333,201 to a new payment limit of $586,303, to provide repair of the landslide damage and the installation of a bench and drainage ditch on the common area slope above Deer Meadow Drive behind 2945 through 2966 Deer Meadow Drive, Danville area. (Blackhawk GHAD funds) (District III)

 

C.40    ADOPT the City of San Pablo’s Mitigated Negative Declaration for the El Paseo Apartments Project in compliance with the California Environmental Quality Act; APPROVE the relocation of access rights between El Paseo Housing Investors, L.P., and the County Flood Control and Water Conservation District (FCWCD), which serves as access to the District for the maintenance of Wildcat Creek, as recommended by the FCWCD Chief Engineer, San Pablo area. (No fiscal impact) (District I)

 

C.41    APPROVE the Tyler Memorial Park Play Structure Replacement Project; ADOPT related California Environmental Quality Act findings, and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to advertise the project, Discovery Bay area. (Countywide Landscaping District (LL-2), Zone 57 funds) (District III)

 

C.42    ACKNOWLEDGE receipt of “Annual Anticipated DBE Participation Level (AADPL) and Methodology Report for FAA Funded Contracts,” dated August 2007 and approved by the Public Works Director, Byron and Pacheco areas. (No fiscal impact) (Districts III and IV)

 

C.43    AUTHORIZE the Risk Manager to pay from the Property Internal Service Fund the amount of $50,000 for the replacement of Montalvin Manor Park (M-17)’s vandalized playground structure, as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Pablo area. (100% Property Internal Services Fund) (District I)

 

C.44    DIRECT the Chief Engineer, Flood Control and Water Conservation District, or designee, to prepare the Far East County Floodplain Study in the Byron area and REPORT to the Board in three months the project scope and timeline for completion of the study, as recommended by Supervisor Piepho, Byron area. (50% District funds and 50% Grant funds) (District III)

 

C.45    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Interim Fire Chief, East Contra Costa Fire Protection District, or designee, to execute a contract with SCI Consulting Group in an amount not to exceed $27,000 to perform a Fire Facility Fee study and Capital Improvement Plan for the unincorporated area of the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District, for the period November 27, 2007 through October 31, 2008. (Budgeted) (Districts III and V)

 

C.46    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Airports Director, or designee, to execute a ground lease between the County as Landlord and Byron Jet Center, LLC, as tenant, in the amount of $4,247 per month with incremental increases, for lease of approximately 2.946 acres and Right of First Offer for additional 1.465 acres (total of 4.41 acres) on Osprey Court, Byron Area for the period November 27, 2007 to November 27, 2047; ADOPT related California Environmental Quality Act findings and take related actions. (Airport Enterprise Fund) (District III)

 

C.47    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Fire Chief, Contra Costa County Fire Protection District, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Mike Hess to extend the term from December 31, 2007 to June 30, 2008 and increase the payment limit by $50,000 to a new payment limit of $135,000 to continue to provide logistics management services. (Budgeted) (All Districts)

 

C.48    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Purchasing Agent, or designee, to purchase one additional vehicle for the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District. (Budgeted) (All Districts)

 

Statutory Actions

 

C.49    DECLARE certain ordinances duly published. (All Districts) 

 

C.50    APPROVE minutes, as on file with the Clerk of the Board, for the month of October 2007. (All Districts)

 

C.51    APPROVE Board Member Meeting Reports for month of October 2007. (All Districts)

 

Claims, Collections & Litigation

 

C.52    DENY claims by  Farmers Insurance Group for Marco A. Perea; Desiree Hansen;  David Heiner and Jacqueline Heiner; Shannel Ybarra,  Delia Mendoza and Sean Mendoza; Emili Schaefer; Lee Farris Ward; Tarfa Saladin Momoh dba Golden 7 Food Store; Salvador Perez Gonzalez and Juan M. Ortega Loza; and  amended claim by California State Automobile Association for Frederick W. Leitz Jr. and Maureen Leitz; and Salvador Perez Gonzalez and Juan M. Ortega Loza. (All Districts)

 

C.53    RECEIVE report concerning the final settlement of Karla Santiago vs. Contra Costa County and AUTHORIZE payment from the Workers’ Compensation Trust Fund in the amount of $60,000 less permanent disability payments, as recommended by the County Administrator. (All Districts)

 

C.54    AUTHORIZE and DIRECT the County Counsel to initiate legal action to recover monies owed for outstanding debts and costs of suit against specified responsible parties, totaling $191,274, as recommended by the County Counsel and Revenue Collections Director. (All Districts)

 

Honors & Proclamations

 

C.55    ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/556 honoring Chief Probation Officer Lionel Chatman in recognition of his 30 years of service to Contra Costa County. (The Honorable Lois Haight, Contra Costa County Superior Court) (All Districts)

 

C.56    ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/655 recognizing the Downtown Walnut Creek on Ice skating program, as recommended by Supervisor Piepho. (All Districts)

 

Ordinances

 

C.57    RATIFY San Ramon Valley Fire Protection District Ordinance No. 22, adopting the 2007 California Fire Code with County modifications, as recommended by the County Counsel. (District III)

 

C.58    RATIFY Moraga-Orinda Fire Protection District Ordinance No. 07-01, adopting the 2007 California Fire Code with County modifications, as recommended by the County Counsel. (District II)

 

C.59    INTRODUCE Ordinance No. 2007-36 to make the County’s Abandoned Vehicle Ordinance cost collection procedures consistent with the California Government Code and FIX December 4, 2007 for adoption, as recommended by the County Administrator and Sheriff-Coroner. (All Districts)

 

C.60    INTRODUCE Ordinance No. 2007-47, adopting the California Fire Code with changes, additions, and deletions; WAIVE reading and FIX December 4, 2007 at 9:30 a.m. for a public hearing to consider adoption of the ordinance and adoption of findings in support of the changes, additions, and deletions to the statewide fire code; and AUTHORIZE and APPROVE the preparation of an ordinance summary by County Counsel and the publication of the summary in accordance with Government Code Section 25124, as recommended by the Fire Chief, Contra Costa County Fire Protection District. (No fiscal impact) (All Districts)

 

Appointments & Resignations

 

C.61    APPOINT, in lieu of election, Jeff Dawson, David Harris, and Raymond Tetreault as Trustees to Reclamation District No. 800, as recommended by the District. (District II)

 

C.62    APPOINT, in lieu of election, Ralph Herringer and John L. Winther as Trustees to Reclamation District No. 2026, as recommended by the District. (District V)

 

C.63    APPOINT specified Public Works staff to the Technical Coordinating Committee of the Contra Costa Transportation Authority, as recommended by the Community Development Director. (All Districts)

 

C.64    APPOINT Craig Fletcher to the District IV Consumer Representative seat on the Contra Costa County Mental Health Commission, as recommended by Supervisor Bonilla. (District IV)

 

C.65    ACCEPT resignation of Tracey Loveridge from the District IV Representative seat on the Contra Costa Commission for Women, and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy, as recommended by Supervisor Bonilla. (District IV)

 

C.66    DECLARE vacant the County Administrator Children’s Services seat on the First 5 Contra Costa Children and Families Commission due to the retirement of Danna Fabella and APPOINT Deborah Moss to the seat effective December 3, 2007, as recommended by the County Administrator. (All Districts)

 

C.67    DECLARE vacant the Appointee 2 seat on the County Service Area P-5 Citizens Advisory Committee previously held by Jeanne Tate due to resignation and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy, as recommended by Supervisor Piepho. (District III)

 

C.68    DECLARE vacant the District III Consumer seat on the County Mental Health Commission previously held by Geet Gobind due to resignation and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy, as recommended by Supervisor Piepho. (District III)

 

Appropriation Adjustments  - Fiscal Year 2007/08

 

C.69    General Services (0063):  APPROVE Appropriation and Revenue Adjustment No. 5038 authorizing new revenue in Fleet Operations in the amount of $33,539 from accumulated depreciation and estimated salvage and appropriating it to purchase on replacement vehicle for the Office of the Sheriff-Coroner. (All Districts)

 

C.70    General Services (0063):  APPROVE Appropriation and Revenue Adjustment No. 5037 authorizing new revenue in Fleet Operations in the amount of $223,979 from accumulated depreciation and estimated salvage and appropriating it to purchase twelve replacement vehicles for the Office of the Sheriff-Coroner. (All Districts) (Consider with C.76)

 

C.71    General Services (0063):  APPROVE Appropriation and Revenue Adjustment No. 5014 authorizing new revenue in Fleet Operations in the amount of $41,034 from accumulated depreciation and estimated salvage and appropriating it to purchase two replacement vehicles for the Building Inspection Department.

 

C.72    Plant Acquisition (0111):  APPROVE Appropriation and Revenue Adjustment No. 5045 authorizing revenue in the amount of $980,395 from 1999 Series A Lease Revenue Bonds and appropriating it to fund improvements at 4545 Delta Fair Boulevard, Antioch, for the Employment and Human Services Department. (District V)

 

C.73    Plant Acquisition (0111):  APPROVE Appropriation and Revenue Adjustment No. 5046 authorizing new revenue in the amount of $1,068,824 from 2003 Series A Lease Revenue Bonds and appropriating it to fund improvements to the County’s emergency communications system. (All Districts)

 

C.74    Plant Acquisition (0111):  APPROVE Appropriation and Revenue Adjustment No. 5047 authorizing new revenue in the amount of $4,623,943 from 2007 Series A Lease Revenue Bonds and appropriating it to fund the construction of the new building for the Office of the District Attorney. (All Districts)

 

C.75    Economic Promotion (0135):  APPROVE Appropriation and Revenue Adjustment No. 5024 authorizing new revenue in the amount of $5,000 to reflect the full amount of a grant from the California Arts Council State-Local Partnership Program and appropriating it for operating expenses of the Arts and Culture Commission. (All Districts)

 

C.76    Sheriff’s Office (0255)/Fleet Operations (0063):  APPROVE Appropriation and Revenue Adjustment No. 5039 authorizing the transfer of appropriations in the amount of $52,508 from the Office of the Sheriff to General Services, Fleet Operations to purchase twelve replacement patrol vehicles and one additional patrol vehicle for the Office of the Sheriff to provide patrol services. (All Districts) (Consider with C.70)

 

C.77    Plant Acquisition (0111), Hospital Enterprise Fund (145000):  APPROVE Appropriation and Revenue Adjustment No. 5040 transferring proceeds from the sale of property at 550 School Street, Pittsburg, in the amount of $1,623,700 from the Hospital Enterprise Fund and designating it within the General Fund Plant Acquisition budget for capital projects. (All Districts)

 

C.78    County Counsel (0030):  APPROVE Appropriation and Revenue Adjustment No. 5025 authorizing new revenue in the amount of $26,556 from the Liability Trust Fund and appropriating it for reimbursement to County Counsel’s budget for operating expenses of the Civil Litigation Unit. (All Districts) (Consider with C.92)

 

C.79    Plant Acquisition (0111): APPROVE Appropriation and Revenue Adjustment No. 5048 authorizing revenue in the amount of $2,160,515 from the 2007 Series A Lease Revenue Bonds and appropriating it to fund the acquisition of the health clinic at 3052 Willow Pass Road, Concord, and $457,958 for the build-out of exam rooms at 2311 Loveridge Road, Pittsburg. (All Districts)

 

C.80    District Attorney (0242):  APPROVE Appropriation and Revenue Adjustment No. 5035 authorizing new revenue in the amount of $75,000 from State Office of Emergency Services and appropriating it for operating costs of the Anti-Gang Initiative Project. (All Districts) (See C.112)

 

C.81    District Attorney (0242):  APPROVE Appropriation and Revenue Adjustment No. 5034 authorizing new revenue in the amount of $25,385 from the State Department of Insurance and appropriating it for operating costs of the Life and Annuity Consumer Protection Program. (All Districts)

 

Personnel Actions

 

C.82    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20430 to add one County Veterans Services Officer-Exempt position in the office of Veterans Services. (Budgeted, 100% County General Fund) (All Districts)

 

C.83    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20277A to amend the effective date from July 11, 2007 to April 1, 2007 of Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20277, which retitled, reallocated the salary, and reclassified incumbents in the Site Supervisor class series, as recommended by the Assistant County Administrator-Director of Human Resources. (Budgeted, 100% State and Federal funds) (All Districts)

 

C.84    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20349 to establish the class of Employment and Human Services Department (EHSD) Transportation Services Manager (unrepresented) and add one position; and establish the class of EHSD Transportation Services Specialist (unrepresented) and add two positions, in the EHSD. (Budgeted, 100% State and Federal funds) (All Districts)

 

C.85    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20437 to reallocate the Health Services Department class of Health Services Systems Director (unrepresented) on the Salary Schedule, as recommended by the Assistant County Administrator-Human Resources Director. (Health Care Initiative funds) (All Districts)

 

C.86    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20447 to reallocate the Health Services Department class of Mental Health Program Chief (unrepresented) on the Salary Schedule, as recommended by the Assistant County Administrator-Human Resources Director. (100% Mental Health Realignment funds) (All Districts)

 

C.87    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20478 to add one Accountant I position (unrepresented) and cancel one Account Clerk-Experienced position (represented) in the Public Works Department. (Assessment fees, drainage fees, and special revenue) (All Districts)

 

C.88    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20483 to reallocate the Community Development classes of Deputy Director Community Development-Current Planning-Exempt, Deputy Director Community Development-Transportation-Exempt, Director of Redevelopment-Exempt and Land Information Business Operations Manager (unrepresented) on the Salary Schedule, as recommended by the Assistant County Administrator-Human Resources Director. (100% Land Development Application fees, Redevelopment Agency revenues and other non-General Fund revenue) (All Districts)

 

C.89    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20474 to add three Sheriff Ranger positions (represented)  in the Office of the Sheriff. (County General Fund, Budgeted in Employment and Human Services Department) (All Districts)

 

C.90    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20486 to establish the class of Senior Emergency Planning Coordinator-Project (unrepresented), allocate it to the Salary Schedule, and add three positions in the Office of the Sheriff. (Costs fully offset by grant funding and interagency revenue) (All Districts)

 

C.91    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20484 to transfer six positions and incumbents from the class of Branch Manager to Community Library Manager (unrepresented) and decrease the hours of two Community Library Manager positions from full time to part time (32/40); and to transfer 13 positions and incumbents from Senior Branch Librarian to Senior Community Library Manager (unrepresented) and add one Senior Community Manager position in the Library. (Budgeted, Library Department) (All Districts)

 

C.92    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20468 to retitle the class of DA Attorney Assistant (unrepresented) to Legal Assistant, reallocate the class on the Salary Schedule, and add one position in the County Counsel’s Office. (100% Liability Trust Fund) (All Districts) (Consider with C.78)

 

C.93    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20479 to add one Lieutenant (represented management) position in the Office of the Sheriff. (100% City of Danville funding) (All Districts)

 

C.94    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20473 to add one Criminalist III position (represented) and one Sheriff’s Aide position (represented) in the Office of the Sheriff. (100% Proposition 69 funding) (All Districts)

 

C.95    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20466 to cancel one permanent intermittent Probation Counselor III position (represented) and increase the hours of two Probation Counselor III positions from part time (20/40) to full time in the Probation Department. (Cost neutral) (All Districts)

 

C.96    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20472 to add two Criminalist III positions (represented) and cancel two Forensic Analyst-Project positions (unrepresented) in the Office of the Sheriff. (100% President’s DNA Initiative Grant) (All Districts)

 

C.97    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20465 to add one Lieutenant (represented management), one Sergeant (represented), and eight Deputy Sheriff positions (represented) in the Office of the Sheriff. (100% U.S. Department of the Army funding) (All Districts)

 

C.98    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20367 to establish the class of Vocational Instructor-Per Diem (represented) and allocate it to the Salary Schedule, as recommended by the Assistant County Administrator-Human Resources Director. (100% Inmate Welfare Fund) (All Districts)

 

C.99    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20406 to reclassify and retitle one Sheriff’s Property and Evidence Manager position (unrepresented) to Sheriff’s Director of Property and Evidence (unrepresented). (100% General Fund, Budgeted) (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.100  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, on behalf of the Workforce Development Board of Contra Costa, to apply for and accept Alameda County Workforce Investment Board, Life Sciences Expansion Project Grant funding in an amount not to exceed $130,000 for bioscience training to Contra Costa County residents for the period October 30, 2007 through June 30, 2008. (All Districts) (No County match)

 

C.101  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to accept funds from the State Healthy Families Program in an amount not to exceed $1,000 to provide assistance in completing insurance applications when enrolling children in the Healthy Families Program, for the period July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2009. (All Districts) (No County match)

 

C.102  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a grant amendment with the State of California Employment Development Department to extend the term from January 1 to March 31, 2008, with no change in the grant amount, to continue the regional partnership with Alameda County, the City of Oakland, and the City of Richmond to provide healthcare employment upgrade training. (Budgeted, 100% State funds) (All Districts)

 

C.103  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with the City of Walnut Creek Community Development Department to pay the County an amount not to exceed $5,000 for block grant funding for the operation of the emergency shelter for single adults for Fiscal Year 2007/08, including a provision to indemnify the City relating to any claims arising out of the performance of this contract. (No County match) (All Districts)

 

C.104  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to accept a grant award from the State Department of Public Health, Vector-Borne Disease Section, in an amount not to exceed $10,000 for emergency mosquito control and West Nile Virus surveillance, for the period August 2 through December 31, 2007. (No County match) (All Districts)

 

C.105  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with First 5 Contra Costa Children and Families Commission to pay the County an amount not to exceed $360,573 to provide the Home Visiting Program for the period July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008, including a mutual indemnification provision relating to claims arising out of the performance of this contract. (No County match) (All Districts)

 

C.106  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with First 5 Contra Costa Children and Families Commission to pay the County an amount not to exceed $242,050 for the Tobacco Education Project’s “Promoting Smoke Free Families” campaign, for the period July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008, including a mutual indemnification provision relating to claims arising out of the performance of this contract. (No County match) (All Districts)

 

C.107  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Anka Behavioral Health Services to pay the County an amount not to exceed $111,692 to provide interim housing and technical planning and evaluation services, including delivering integrated health, mental health, and substance abuse services to chronically homeless persons in the County’s HOPE Plus Project, for the period July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008. (100% Anka Behavioral Health and State Substance Abuse Mental Health Administration funds;  No County match) (All Districts)

 

C.108  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with the State Emergency Medical Services Authority to pay the County an amount not to exceed $142,149, for the Regional Medical Disaster Planning Project, for the period July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008, including agreeing to indemnify and hold the State harmless for claims arising out of the County’s performance under the agreement. (State funds, offset by County Match from the Senate Bill Emergency Medical Services Authority funds) (All Districts)

 

C.109  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 $1,332,598 for the continuation of the Conditional Release Program, for the period  July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008, including agreeing to indemnify and hold the State harmless for claims arising out of the County’s performance under the agreement. (No County match) (All Districts)

 

C.110  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with the State Department of Health Services, AIDS Program Funding, to pay the County an amount not to exceed $3,555,963 for the County’s AIDS programs including testing services, surveillance, case management, prevention education, outreach, social marketing, and services to women, for the period July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008, including a provision to indemnify the State related to the County’s performance under this contract. (No County match) (All Districts)

 

C.111  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Sheriff-Coroner, or designee, to apply for and accept a Boating Safety and Enforcement Equipment Grant from the State of California Department of Boating and Waterways in an amount not to exceed $35,735 to replace vessel equipment and purchase safety equipment for the Sheriff's Marine Patrol Program, for the period July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008. (No County match) (All Districts)

 

C.112  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the District Attorney to submit an application and execute a grant award agreement, and any extensions or amendments thereof, pursuant to State guidelines, with the State Office of Emergency Services in the amount of $100,000 for the funding of the Anti-Gang Initiative Program for the period October 1, 2007 through September 30, 2008. (No County match) (All Districts) (See C.81)

 

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

 

C.113  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Family Support Services of the Bay Area, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $258,000 to provide respite services to foster parents and relative caregivers through the Heritage Project for the period July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008. (Budgeted:  State 70%, County General Fund 30%) (All Districts)

 

C.114  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Bella Monte Apartments, L.P., for the County to provide childcare services for up to 44 children, ages 3 to 5 years, on the property owned by Bella Monte Apartments, L.P. during the period December 1, 2007 through November 30, 2010. (Budgeted:  55% Fee for service, 45% State and Federal funding) (District V) (See C.153)

 

C.115  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with First Baptist Church of Pittsburg in an amount not to exceed $1,918,099 to provide Head Start Delegate Agency childcare services for the period January 1 through December 31, 2008.  (Budgeted, 100% Federal funds) (District V)

 

C.116 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with the West Contra Costa Unified School District in an amount not to exceed $50,400 for Early Head Start Enhancement services for the period January 1through December 31, 2008. (Budgeted, 100% Federal funds) (District I)

 

C.117  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Dori Maxon (dba Pediatric Contracting Services), effective October 1, 2007, to increase the payment limit by $36,000 to a new payment limit of $72,000 to provide additional occupational and physical therapy services, with no change in the original term of July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008. (50% State California Children’s Services and 50% County General Fund) (All Districts)

 

C.118  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Robert Whirry in an amount not to exceed $30,000 to provide consultation and technical assistance with regard to the County’s HIV Prevention Plan for the period October 15, 2007 through June 30, 2008. (100% State Department of Health Services, Office of AIDS funding) (All Districts)

 

C.119  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Cheryl Adams-Woodford in an amount not to exceed $119,808 to provide project management, consultation, and technical assistance to the Department with regard to the PeopleSoft General Ledger System for the period December 1, 2007 through November 30, 2008. (100% Enterprise Fund I) (All Districts)

 

C.120  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Marc Miyashiro in an amount not to exceed $165,000 to provide technical writing services for the Department’s Information Systems Unit for the period December 1, 2007 through November 30, 2008. (100% Enterprise Fund I) (All Districts)

 

C.121  ACKNOWLEDGE receipt of notice from FamiliesFirst, Inc., requesting termination of contract relating to provision of a shelter program for emergency placement of seriously emotionally disturbed children at the Rose Manning Youth Centers, effective close of business on October 15, 2007, as recommended by the Health Services Director.  (All Districts)

 

C.122  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with Lincoln Child Center, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $100,000 to provide therapeutic behavioral services for the period July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008, with a six-month automatic extension through December 31, 2008 in an amount not to exceed $50,000. (50% Federal Medi-Cal; 47% State Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment; 3% Mental Health Realignment funding) (All Districts)

 

C.123  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with Family Stress Center, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $950,000 to provide therapeutic behavioral services for the period July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008, with a six-month automatic extension through December 31, 2008 in an amount not to exceed $475,000. (50% Federal Medi-Cal; 47% State Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment; 3% Mental Health Realignment funding) (All Districts)

 

C.124  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with FamiliesFirst, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $450,000 to provide day treatment services for seriously emotionally disturbed adolescents for the period July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008, with a six-month automatic extension through December 31, 2008 in an amount not to exceed $225,000. (28% Federal Medi-Cal; 28% State Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment; 44% Individuals with Disabilities Education Act funding) (All Districts)

 

C.125  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with La Cheim School, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $239,081 to provide a residential day treatment program and mental health services for the period July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008, with a six-month automatic extension through December 31, 2008 in an amount not to exceed $119,541. (47% Federal  Medi-Cal; 47% State Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment; 6% Mental Health Realignment funding) (All Districts)

 

C.126  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with Sunny Hills Services in an amount not to exceed $100,000 to provide a day treatment program for seriously emotionally disturbed children for the period July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008, with a six-month automatic extension through December 31, 2008 in an amount not to exceed $50,000. (25% Federal Medi-Cal; 25% State Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment; 50% Individuals with Disabilities Education Act funding) (All Districts)

 

C.127  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with Mental Health Systems, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $29,475 to provide mandated mental health services for mentally or emotionally disturbed children for the period July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008, with a six-month automatic extension through December 31, 2008 in an amount not to exceed $14,738. (100% Individuals with Disabilities Education Act funding) (All Districts)

 

C.128  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with Mental Health Management I, Inc. (dba Canyon Manor), in an amount not to exceed $365,671 to provide mental health subacute care and treatment services for the period July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008, with a six-month automatic extension through December 31, 2008 in an amount not to exceed $182,835. (100% Mental Health Realignment funding) (All Districts)

 

C.129  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with Desarrollo Familiar, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $258,462 to provide mental health services in West County for the period July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008, with a six-month automatic extension through December 31, 2008 in an amount not to exceed $129,231. (52% Federal Medi Cal and Substance Abuse/Mental Health Services Administration, 48% Mental Health Realignment funding) (District I and II)

C.130  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with La Cheim School, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $626,437 to provide a school-based day treatment program and mental health services for the period July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008, with a six-month automatic extension through December 31, 2008 in an amount not to exceed $313,218. (25% Federal Medi-Cal; 23% State Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment; 50% Individuals with Disabilities Education Act; 2% Mental Health Realignment funding) (All Districts)

 

C.131  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Marci Boone in an amount not to exceed $36,519 to provide employment assistance services for County’s Vocational Services Program for the period November 1, 2007 through October 31, 2008. (100% State Department of Rehabilitation funding) (All Districts)

 

C.132  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with Catholic Charities CYO of the Archdiocese of San Francisco in an amount not to exceed $439,809 to provide day treatment services for seriously emotionally disturbed children at its St. Vincent’s School for Boys for the period July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008, with a six-month automatic extension through December 31, 2008 in an amount not to exceed $219,904. (50% Federal Medi-Cal; 47% State Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment; 3% Mental Health Realignment funding) (All Districts)

 

C.133  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with Sunny Hills Services in an amount not to exceed $55,000 to provide therapeutic behavioral services for the period July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008, with a six-month automatic extension through December 31, 2008 in an amount not to exceed $27,500. (50% Federal Medi-Cal; 45% State Early and Periodic, Diagnosis, Screening and Treatment; 5% Mental Health Realignment funding) (All Districts)

 

C.134  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with FamiliesFirst, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $408,317 to provide school-based mental health services to seriously emotionally disturbed students in the Mount Diablo Unified School District for the period July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008, with a six-month automatic extension through December 31, 2008 in an amount not to exceed $204,158. (17% Federal Medi-Cal; 11% State Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment; 54% Mount Diablo Unified School District; 18% Individuals with Disabilities Education Act funding) (District IV)

 

C.135  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with Oakes Children’s Center, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $42,185 to provide school-based day treatment and mental health services for the period July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008, with a six-month automatic extension through December 31, 2008 in an amount not to exceed $21,093. (100% Individuals with Disabilities Education Act funding) (All Districts)

 

C.136  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with Early Childhood Mental Health Program in an amount not to exceed $1,229,000 to provide school-based day treatment and mental health services for the period July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008, with a six-month automatic extension through December 31, 2008 in an amount not to exceed $614,500. (50% Federal Medi-Cal; 48% State Early and Periodic, Screening, Diagnostic and Treatment Program; 2% Mental Health Realignment funding) (Districts I and II)

 

C.137  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with Mental Health Consumer Concerns of Alameda County, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $323,526 to provide support services and training programs for County’s Mental Health clients for the period July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008, with a six-month automatic extension through December 31, 2008 in an amount not to exceed $166,763. (100% Mental Health Realignment funding) (All Districts)

 

C.138  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with Anka Behavioral Health, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $801,802 to provide mental health outreach services for the homeless mentally ill for the period July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008, with a six-month automatic extension through December 31, 2008 in an amount not to exceed $400,901. (100% Mental Health Realignment funding) (All Districts)

 

C.139  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with Contra Costa Crisis Center in an amount not to exceed $108,598 to provide crisis intervention, suicide prevention, and mental health rehabilitative services for the period July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008, with a six-month automatic extension through December 31, 2008, in an amount not to exceed $54,299. (100% Mental Health Realignment funding) (All Districts)

 

C.140  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee to execute a novation contract with We Care Services for Children in an amount not to exceed $769,338 to provide day treatment services for high risk, delayed or emotionally disturbed children for the period July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008, with a six-month automatic extension through December 31, 2008 in an amount not to exceed $384,669. (50% Federal Medi-Cal; 48% State Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment; 2% Mental Health Realignment funding) (All Districts)

 

C.141  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with Contra Costa Association for Retarded Citizens, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $661,111 to provide a day treatment program for high risk, delayed, or emotionally disturbed children at the Lynn Center for the period July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008, with a six-month automatic extension through December 31, 2008 in an amount not to exceed $330,555.  (50% Federal Medi-Cal; 47% State Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment; 3% Mental Health Realignment funding) (All Districts)

 

C.142  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with Rubicon Programs, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $1,345,200 to provide mental health services for mentally disturbed adults in West County for the period July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008, with a six-month automatic extension through December 31, 2008 in an amount not to exceed $672,600. (97% Federal Medi-Cal; 3% State Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment funding) (District I and II)

 

C.143  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with Anka Behavioral Health, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $2,221,738 to provide residential, community living, socialization, vocational, and day treatment mental health services for the period July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008, with a six-month automatic extension through December 31, 2008 in an amount not to exceed $1,110,869. (100% Mental Health Realignment funding) (All Districts)

 

C.144  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with Lincoln Child Center, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $1,300,000 to provide school-based mental health services for severely emotionally disturbed students and their families for the period July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008, with a six-month automatic extension through December 31, 2008 in an amount not to exceed $650,000. (50% Federal Medi Cal; 48% State Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment; 2% County General Fund) (All Districts)

 

C.145  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with TLC Child and Family Services in an amount not to exceed $70,000 to provide residential treatment services for mentally or emotionally disturbed children for the period July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008, with a six-month automatic extension through December 31, 2008 in an amount not to exceed $35,000. (25% Federal Medi-Cal; 25% State Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment; 50% Individuals with Disabilities Education Act funding) (All Districts)

 

C.146  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Sodexho Laundry Service, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $1,800,000, to provide linen rental management services for the Contra Costa Regional Medical and Health Centers for the period July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2010. (100% Enterprise Fund I) (All Districts)

 

C.147  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Northern California Health Care System, effective September 30, 2007, to extend the term through December 31, 2007, with no change in the original payment limit of $1,400,000, for the continuation of nuclear medicine services to patients at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center and Health Centers. (100% Enterprise Fund I) (All Districts)

 

C.148  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director to execute a contract amendment with Pacific Medical Care, Inc., effective December 1, 2007, to increase the monthly payment limit by $5,000 for  increased responsibility and expanded duties associated with the financial and operations redesign of Doctors Medical Center in West County, with no change in the term of the contract.  (100% Enterprise Fund I)   (District I and II)

 

C.149  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the County Administrator, or designee, to execute the following contracts and contract amendments in order to reallocate federal grants to encourage arrest policies and enforcement of protection orders, to provide additional law enforcement training services (100% Federal Grant funds) (All Districts):

 

Increase

New Payment Limit

STAND!

$24,000

$367,053

Bay Area Legal Aid

$4,214

$120,746

Community Violence Solutions

$8,000

$8,000

 

C.150  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Purchasing Agent, or designee, to purchase one additional vehicle for the Office of the Sheriff-Coroner. (Budgeted) (All Districts)

 

C.151  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the County Administrator, or designee, to execute a contract with Buck Consultants in an amount not to exceed $200,000 for employment benefits design consultation for the period November 1, 2007 through October 31, 2009. (100% County General Fund, Budgeted) (All Districts)

 

Grants & Contracts – continued

 

C.152  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the County Administrator, or designee, to execute a contract with Icon Enterprises, Inc. (dba CivicPlus), in the amount of $144,050 plus additional services in accordance with a specified fee schedule, to provide website content management software, website design services, website hosting, training and professional services, and software maintenance for a period of five years from system acceptance. (All Districts)

 

Leases

 

C.153  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the General Services Director, or designee, to execute a lease with Bella Monte Apartments, L.P., for the premises located at 2430 Willow Pass Road, Bay Point area, at a monthly rent of $800, for the operation of a preschool and child development programs for the three-year period December 1, 2007 through November 30, 2010, as requested by the Employment and Human Services Department-Community Services Bureau; ADOPT related California Environmental Quality Act findings and take related actions. (Budgeted:  55% Fee for service, 45% State and Federal funding) (District V)  (See C.114)

 

C.154  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the General Services Director, or designee, to execute a lease with Cranbrook Realty Investment Fund, L.P., for a ten-year term with the County’s annual right to terminate the lease after the first five years, commencing upon the County’s acceptance of tenant improvements, for approximately 4,571 square feet of office space at 1340 Arnold Drive, Suite 126, Martinez, at an initial monthly rent of $7,543, as requested by the Health Services Department’s Emergency Medical Services Division; and ADOPT related California Environmental Quality Act findings. (Budgeted) (District II) 

 

Other Actions

 

C.155  APPROVE amendments to the Contra Costa County Employees’ Retirement Association (CCCERA) Board of Retirement Regulations, as adopted by the CCCERA Board, pursuant to Government Code section 31525, as recommended by the County Administrator. (All Districts)

 

C.156  ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/656 as approved by the Retirement Board, which establishes the retirement plan contribution rates for employers and employees effective July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2009, as recommended by the County Administrator. (All Districts)

 

C.157  ACCEPT the September 2007 monthly update on the operations of the Community Services Bureau of the Employment and Human Services Department, as recommended by the County Administrator. (All Districts)

 

C.158  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute an Unpaid Student Training Agreement with Gurnick Academy of Medical Arts to provide field instruction in the Health Services Department for the University’s students for the period October 1, 2007 through September 30, 2010. (All Districts)

 

C.159  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee to execute an Unpaid Student Training Agreement with Foothill-DeAnza Community College District to provide field instruction in the Health Services Department for the University’s students for the period July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2010. (All Districts)

 

C.160  ACCEPT report on the Health Care for the Homeless Project for the period May through October 2007, as recommended by the Health Services Director. (All Districts)

 

C.161  APPROVE the providers recommended by the Contra Costa Health Plan’s Credentialing Committee at the October 16, 2007 meeting, as recommended by the Health Services Director. (All Districts)

 

C.162  DECLARE as surplus and AUTHORIZE the Purchasing Agent, or designee, to dispose of specified equipment no longer needed for public use, as recommended by the General Services Director. (All Districts) 

 

C.163  AUTHORIZE the Auditor-Controller to transfer $10,000 from the Park Dedication Trust Fund to the Community Development Department for preparation of the East County Trails Plan, as recommended by the Community Development Director. (Districts III and V)

 

Other Actions - continued

 

C.164  ACCEPT the annual Community Facilities District Administration Report on County of Contra Costa Facilities District No. 2001-1 (Norris Canyon, San Ramon area) as required by Government Code Sections 50075.3 and 53411, as recommended by the Auditor-Controller. (No General Funds) (District III)

C.165  ACCEPT report from the Health Services Department, Public Health Division on needle exchange as part of the comprehensive HIV Prevention Program and DIRECT the Health Services Department to continue evaluating the program and report annually, as recommended by the Family and Human Services Committee. (All Districts)

 

C.166  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the General Services Director, or designee, to apply for and execute an application to accept a loan in the amount of $3 million from the California Energy Commission for cogeneration projects at Juvenile Hall and the Contra Costa Regional Medical Center, and lighting retrofits on eight County buildings. (Annual energy savings will exceed the debt service requirement) (All Districts)

 

C.167  ADOPT the schedule of Board of Supervisors meetings for 2008, including the cancellation of those meetings at which it is anticipated that there will not be a quorum of Board members present, as well as noting special events that have been scheduled, as recommended by the County Administrator. (All Districts)

 

C.168  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Chair, Board of Supervisors, to sign the registration form for the U.S. Census Local Update of Census Address (LUCA) Program and commit to participation in the Full Address Review of the Census Master Address List in preparation for the 2010 Decennial Census; DESIGNATE the Community Development Director, or designee, the LUCA liaison to participate in the LUCA Program and AUTHORIZE the Community Development Director, or designee, to sign Title 13 confidentiality agreement. (All Districts)

 

C.169  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Sheriff-Coroner, or designee, to expend up to $4,000 to build eight elevated planter boxes for Fresh Start’s homeless program’s vegetable and herb garden project, Walnut Creek area. (All Districts)

 

C.170  CONTINUE the emergency action originally taken by the Board on November 16, 1999 regarding the issue of homelessness in Contra Costa County. (All Districts)

 

C.171  ADOPT a recruitment and hiring timetable for transition to the next County Administrator and take related actions, as recommended by the County Administrator. (All Districts) 

 

C.172  ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/687, ratifying the County Administrator's Emergency Proclamation of Local Emergency, dated November 16, 2007, relating to the recent oil spill in the San Francisco Bay, as recommended by the Sheriff-Coroner. (All Districts)

 

C.173  ACCEPT report from the County Administrator, General Services Director, and Public Works Director on recent experience with the County’s Project Labor Agreement Policy, and DIRECT the County Administrator to provide another status report to the Internal Operations Committee in one year, as recommended by the Internal Operations Committee. (All Districts)

 

Redevelopment Agency

 

C.174  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Redevelopment Director to execute the purchase and sale agreements between the County Redevelopment Agency and Richard W. McDermott and Peggy L. McDermott, ACCEPT the Grant Deed from Richard W. McDermott and Peggy L. McDermott, and AUTHORIZE payment in the amount of $525,000 for property rights for Assessor’s Parcel No. 094-015-02 in connection with the Orbisonia Heights Redevelopment Project, Bay Point. (100% Agency funds) (District V)

 

Correspondence

 

C.175  ACKNOWLEDGE receipt of the County Office of Education’s Williams Settlement Annual Report for specified school districts, 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:  www.co.contra-costa.ca.us, by clicking “Submit Public Comment” (the last bullet point in the left column under the title “Board of Supervisors.”) 

Requests for reconsideration of a land use (planning) decision must be submitted in writing to the Clerk of the Board of Supervisors within 10 days of the Board's decision, and must identify the new information which was not before the Board of Supervisors when the decision was made.

The County will provide reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities planning to attend Board meetings who contact the Clerk of the Board at least 24 hours before the meeting, at (925) 335-1900; TDD (925) 335-1915.  An assistive listening device is available from the Clerk, Room 106.

Copies of taped recordings of all or portions of a Board meeting may be purchased from the Clerk of the Board.  Please telephone the Office of the Clerk of the Board, (925) 335-1900, to make the necessary arrangements.

Forms are available to anyone desiring to submit an inspirational thought nomination for inclusion on the Board Agenda. Forms may be obtained at the Office of the County Administrator or Office of the Clerk of the Board, 651 Pine Street, Martinez, California.

Applications for personal subscriptions to the weekly Board Agenda may be obtained by calling the Office of the Clerk of the Board, (925) 335-1900.  The weekly agenda may also be viewed on the County’s Internet Web Page:

www.co.contra-costa.ca.us

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

 

STANDING COMMITTEES

 

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 second Monday of the month at 10:00 a.m. in Room 108, 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

December 3

December 3

    9:00 a.m.

  10:30 a.m.

See above

See above

Finance Committee

Transportation Water & Infrastructure

Capital Facilities Committee

December 10

December 10

As needed

  10:00 a.m.

  10:00 a.m.

See above

See above

 

 

AD HOC COMMITTIES

 

Ad Hoc committees of the Board of Supervisors meet on an as-needed basis at the direction of the committee chair.  Please contact the offices of the committee chairs for meeting times and information.

 

       Airport Committee:        Chair, Supervisor Mary N. Piepho

       Legislation Committee:  Chair, Supervisor Susan A. Bonilla

       Smart Growth:               Chair, Supervisor Federal D. Glover

       Violence Prevention:     Chair, Supervisor John Gioia

 

 

 

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

CCCPFD     (ConFire) Contra Costa County Fire Protection District

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      (CCCPFD) 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

ECCFPD     East Contra Costa Fire Protection District

ECCRPC     East Contra Costa Regional Planning Commission

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

SRVRPC     San Ramon Valley Regional Planning Commission

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