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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

October 2, 2007

***SUPERVISOR FEDERAL D. GLOVER ABSENT***

 

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

 

Inspirational Thought- “Protect your health. Without it you face a serious handicap for success and happiness.”  ~ Harry F. Banks

 

CONSIDER CONSENT ITEMS   (Items listed as C.1 through C.77 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.24, C.70.

 

PRESENTATIONS

 

PR.1    PRESENTATION to honor and commemorate Fire Captain Matthew Burton and Fire Engineer Scott Desmond who died in the line of duty July 21, 2007, in heroic service attempting to save the lives of two Contra Costa County residents in a house fire in San Pablo. (Fire Chief Keith B. Richter) (All Districts)

 

PR.2    PRESENTATION to recognize Concord Police Department and Central County Mental Health Young Adult Team for their efforts in securing a young client’s safe return to her home. (Victor Montoya, Contra Costa County Mental Health Adult Program) (All Districts)

 

PR.3    PRESENTATION to recognize Wayne Charles Klier, General Services Department, for providing 20 years of service to Contra Costa County. (Mike Lango, General Services Director) (All Districts)

 

PR.4    PRESENTATION to declare October 2007 as “Breast Cancer Awareness Month” in Contra Costa County. (Supervisor Uilkema) (District II)

 

SHORT DISCUSSIONS ITEMS

 

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

 

·       Daniel Ameythist, Antioch resident, spoke about the problems he has incurred with his lawsuit against Contra Costa Regional Medical Center and asked the Board if the County could offer him legal assistance.

 

The following people submitted comment via County electronic mail:

 

·       Cheri Krueger, residence unknown, stated Contra Costa College District has been billing her for tuition when she has never attended college and she asked for help in resolving the issue.

·       Janet Floyd, Martinez resident, asked why Tresavro Tree Service trucks are allowed to use Arthur Road and Cabrillo; as she states vehicles over 7 tons have been prohibited since 1974.

 

SD.2    CONSIDER any Consent Items previously removed.

 

SD.3    ADOPT Urgency Ordinance No. 2007-45 and INTRODUCE Ordinance No. 2007-46 to extend the term of the East County Regional Planning Commission and the San Ramon Valley Regional Planning Commission to October 7, 2008, as recommended by the Community Development Director. (Districts II, IV, and V)

 

DELIBERATION ITEMS

 

D.1      ACCEPT report on low emission and alternate fuel vehicle use in the County Fleet and CONSIDER adopting Resolution No. 2007/519 supporting the development and commercial production of plug-in electric vehicles by joining the Plug-in Partners National Campaign. (Mike Lango, General Services Director) (All Districts)

ACCEPTED report on low emission and alternate fuel vehicle applications in the County Fleet; ADOPTED Board Resolution No. 2007/519 supporting the development and commercial production of plug-in electric and hybrid vehicles by joining the Plug-in Partners National Campaign.

 

D.2      CONSIDER accepting the Greenhouse Gas Emissions Inventory Report, adopting Resolution No. 2007/541 to adopt the U.S. Cool Counties Climate Stabilization Declaration, and taking related actions, as recommended by the Climate Change Working Group. (Deidra Dingman, Community Development Department) (All Districts)

ACCEPTED the Greenhouse Gas Emissions Inventory Report; ADOPTED Resolution No. 2007/541 to adopt the U.S. Cool Counties Climate Stabilization Declaration; AUTHORIZED the Community Development Department to retain a temporary full-time Administrative Intern for 6—12 months to develop a Municipal Climate Action Plan; ACKNOWLEDGED that the County Administrator had requested the Climate Change Working Group (CCWG) Departments to continue to absorb the cost of the climate protection program through the end of the current fiscal year; DIRECTED the Community Development Department to coordinate with Mayors’ Conference to enlist regional participation in a multi-jurisdictional approach involving establishment of a regional Climate Action Plan; DESIGNATED the Transportation, Water & Infrastructure Committee to advocate for the adoption and implementation of reduction measures that target significant non-municipal sources of greenhouse gas emissions that fall under the jurisdiction or authority of regional, state and federal agencies; and AUTHORIZED the Community Development Department Director, or designee, to apply for and accept available grants for greenhouse gas reduction activities.

 

Closed Session

Supplemental Calendar of Closed Session Items

Tuesday, October 2, 2007, 9:30 a.m. and thereafter

Board Chambers Room 107 and Room 101

 

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))

Kimberly Curiel v. County of Contra Costa, U. S. Dist. Ct. No. C 06-05751 WHA  

Redevelopment Agency of Contra Costa County v. McCormies, C.C.C. Superior Court No. C07-00239 

Coleman v. Schwarzenegger, U. S. Dist. Ct., Eastern Dist. No. CIV S-90-0520 LKK JFM P, Three-Judge Court; Plata v. Schwarzenegger, U. S. Dist. Ct., Eastern Dist. No. C 01-1351 THE, Three-Judge Court  

 

C.         PUBLIC EMPLOYEE PERFORMANCE EVALUATION

            Title:  County Administrator

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



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. 2007/4241 to prohibit parking at all times on the east side of Aspen Drive (Road No. 3975K), beginning at the north curb line of Center Avenue (Road No. 3471) and extending northerly to the west curb line of Pacheco Boulevard (Road No. 3951C) a distance of 1245 feet, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Pacheco area. (District IV)

 

C.2      ADOPT Traffic Resolution No. 2007/4240 to prohibit parking at all times except for vehicles of individuals with disabilities on the east side of Lake Drive (Road No. 1655CC), beginning at a point 900 feet north of the north road edge of Kenyon Avenue (Road No. 1655CB) and extending northerly a distance of 25 feet, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Kensington area. (District I)

 

C.3      ADOPT Traffic Resolution No. 2007/4239 to prohibit parking at all times on the south side of Sequoia Avenue (Road No. 3845BC) starting at the east roadway edge of Panoramic Way (Road No. 3845BE) and extending east for 60 feet, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Walnut Creek area. (District III)

 

C.4      ADOPT Traffic Resolution No. 2007/4238 to prohibit parking at all times (red curb) on the south side of Kenyon Avenue (Road No. 1655AH), beginning at a point 25 feet east of the east curb line of Trinity Avenue (Road No. 1655X) and extending east a distance of 50 feet, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Kensington area. (District I)

C.5      ADOPT Traffic Resolution No. 2007/4237 prohibiting parking at all times except for vehicles of individuals with disabilities on the south side of Alhambra Street (Road No. 2295AC), beginning at a point 110 feet east of the center line of West Street (Road No. 2295AH) and extending easterly a distance of 20 feet, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Crockett area. (District II)

Engineering Services

 

C.6      LP 06-02074:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/542 accepting relinquishment of abutter’s rights for project being developed by Miner J. Ashcraft and Glenna M. Ashcraft, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Bay Point area. (District V)

 

C.7      LP 06-02074:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/543 accepting offer of dedication for roadway purposes for project being developed by Miner J. Ashcraft and Glenna M. Ashcraft, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Bay Point area. (District V)

 

C.8      LP 06-02074:  ADOPT Resolution  No. 2007/544 approving deferred improvement agreement along Bay View Avenue for project being developed by Miner J. Ashcraft and Glenna M. Ashcraft, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Bay Point area. (District V)

 

C.9      SD 02-08687:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/545 accepting completion of private improvements (Spanish Trails Road and Spanish Trails Court), for project being developed by Spanish Trails Associates, LLC, as recommended by the Public Works Director, El Sobrante area. (District I)

 

C.10    SD 04-08920:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/546 approving the final map and subdivision agreement for project being developed by KPR Balmore Manor, LLC, as recommended by the Public Works Director, El Sobrante area. (District I)

 

C.11    SD 04-08920:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/547 accepting grant deed of development rights for project being developed by KPR Balmore Manor, LLC, as recommended by the Public Works Director, El Sobrante area. (District I)

 

Special Districts & County Airports

 

C.12    DETERMINE that the proposed quitclaim of a temporary construction easement from Contra Costa County Flood Control and Water Conservation District (FCWCD) to LB/VCC Hillcrest, LLC, is not subject to the California Environmental Quality Act and APPROVE the conveyance of a quitclaim deed, as recommended by the Chief Engineer, FCWCD, Antioch area. (No fiscal impact) (District V)

 

C.13    APPROVE Notice of Intention to exchange real property between Contra Costa County Flood Control and Water Conservation District (FCWCD) and Ronald E. Nunn for the relocation of Drainage Area 56 Line Z Channel, and ADOPT related finding, as recommended by the Chief Engineer, FCWCD, Antioch area. (No fiscal impact) (District V)

 

Claims, Collections & Litigation

 

C.14    DENY claim for Joseph McFarland. (All Districts)

 

C.15    RECEIVE report concerning the final settlement of Gregory Ruiz vs. Contra Costa County and AUTHORIZE payment from the Workers’ Compensation Trust Fund in the amount of $80,000, less permanent disability payments, as recommended by the County Administrator. (All Districts)

 

Honors & Proclamations

 

C.16    ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/548 in support of the 24th Anniversary of Lupus International and proclaiming October, 2007 as Lupus Awareness Month in Contra Costa County, as recommended by Supervisor Uilkema. (District II)

 

C.17    ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/539 declaring October 2007 as “Breast Cancer Awareness Month in Contra Costa County”, as recommended by Supervisor Uilkema. (District II) (Consider with PR.4)

 

C.18    ADOPT Resolution Nos. 2007/536 and 2007/537 honoring and commemorating Fire Captain Matthew Burton and Fire Engineer Scott Desmond who died in the line of duty July 21, 2007, in heroic service attempting to save the lives of two Contra Costa County residents in a house fire in San Pablo, as recommended by the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District. (All Districts) (Consider with PR.1)

 

C.19    ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/538 honoring the contributions of Wayne Charles Klier for 20 years of service to Contra Costa County, as recommended by the General Services Department. (All Districts) (Consider with PR.3)

 

C.20    ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/540 honoring John and Betsy Piombo for their 25 year commitment to the Bay Area Crisis Nursery, as recommended by Supervisor Bonilla. (Distict IV)

 

Ordinances

 

C.21    INTRODUCE Ordinance No. 2007-40 to exempt from the Merit System the class of County Finance Director-Exempt in the County Administrator’s Office, WAIVE reading, and FIX October 9, 2007 for adoption, as recommended by the Assistant County Administrator-Human Resources Director . (100% General Fund) (All Districts) (Consider with C.33)

 

Appointments & Resignations

 

C.22    APPOINT Michael Angelo Silva to the County Management Appointee 1 seat, and Gayle Walls Burns to the County Union Appointee 1 seat on the Advisory Council on Equal Employment Opportunity, as recommended by the County Administrator. (All Districts)

 

C.23    RE-APPOINT Lola Eujiwunmi to the At Large #1 seat, Michael Harris to the At Large #4 seat, Blanca Corvetto-Avancena to the At Large #8 seat, and Eleanor Madrigal to the Medical Indigent Needs seat; and  APPOINT Lucinda Brannon Bazile to the At Large #9 seat on the Workforce Development Board, as recommended by the Internal Operations Committee.  (All Districts)

 

Personnel Actions

 

C.24       ADOPT Position Resolution No. 20431 canceling eight Mental Health Clinical Specialist positions (represented)  and adding four Medical Social Worker II positions, and one part time (30/40) and one part time (20/40) Medical Social Worker II positions (represented) in the Health Services Department.  (Net savings)  (All Districts)

RELISTED to October 9, 2007 to adopt Position Resolution No. 20431 canceling eight Mental Health Clinical Specialist positions (represented) and adding four Medical Social Worker II positions, and one part time (30/40) and one part time (20/40) Medical Social Worker II positions (represented) in the Health Services Department. 

 

C.25       ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/549 to amend Position Adjustment Resolution Nos. 20315, 20317, 20276, 20183, and 20187A to correct the allocations on the Salary Schedule to reflect the July 1, 2007 cost-of-living increase, as recommended by the Assistant County Administrator-Human Resources Director.  (54% Bioterrorism Grant funds, 25% User fees, 9% Federal funds, 8% State funds, 4% County General Fund) (All Districts)

 

C.26        ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20214A to correct the effective date of the addition of one Deputy District Attorney-Advanced Level position (represented) in the District Attorney’s Office from February 7, 2007 to January 2, 2007. (Community Based Prosecution Funds) (North Richmond Mitigation Fees) (All Districts)

 

C.27        ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20434 adding seven Community Health Worker I-Project positions (represented) in the Health Services Department. (100% State Funds) (All Districts)

 

C.28        RECOGNIZE Services Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 1021; and AUTHORIZE the Assistant County Administrator-Human Resources Director to execute an agreement with SEIU Local 1021 under which (a) the County recognizes SEIU local 1021 as the successor employee organization (union) of those Contra Costa County employees currently represented by SEIU Local 535 under the two Memoranda of Understanding between the County and Local 535 and (b) SEIU Local 1021 assumes all the rights and duties of Local 535 under the two Memoranda of Understanding between the County and Local 535. (No fiscal impact) (All Districts)

 

C.29        ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20443 to increase the hours of one Board of Supervisors Assistant-General Secretary position (exempt) from part time (19/40) to full time (40/40); decrease the hours of one Board of Supervisors Assistant-Specialist position (exempt) from part time (20/40) to part time (17/40); and cancel one Board of Supervisors Assistant-General Secretary position (exempt) in the Board of Supervisors District II office. (Budgeted) (District II)

 

C.30        ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20432 to add one Information Systems Programmer Analyst I position (unrepresented), and cancel one Information Systems Administrator III position (unrepresented) in the Sheriff-Coroner Department. (Cost savings) (All Districts)

 

C.31        ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20433 to establish the class series of non-sworn Criminalist I, II, and III (represented) in the Office of the Sheriff. (No additional fiscal impact) (All Districts)   

C.32       ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20312 to reallocate the following Community Development and Public Works classifications on the Salary Schedule: Principle Planner-Level A (unrepresented); Principal Planner-Level B (unrepresented); Senior Transportation Planner (unrepresented); Planner III (unrepresented); Transportation Planner (unrepresented); Planner II (unrepresented); and Planner I (unrepresented), as recommended by the Assistant County Administrator-Human Resources Director. (100% Land Use Application Fees, Measure C and other non-general Fund revenues-Community Development Department; 100% Developer fees-Public Works) (All Districts)

C.33       ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20323 establishing the County Administrator’s Office class of County Finance Director (unrepresented) and allocating it to the Salary Schedule; INTRODUCE Ordinance No. 2007-40 to exempt from the Merit System the class of County Finance Director-Exempt in the County Administrator’s Office, WAIVE reading, and FIX October 9, 2007 for adoption, as recommended by the Assistant County Administrator-Human Resources Director. (100% General Fund) (All Districts) (Consider with C.21)

Grants & Contracts

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

 

C.34        APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with the California Department of Public Health, Sexually Transmitted Disease Community Intervention Program, effective July 1, 2007, to increase the amount payable to the County by $60,000 to a new payment limit of $185,000 and to make technical adjustments to the agreement, with no change in the original term of July 1, 2004 through June 30, 2009.  (No County match) (All Districts)

 

C.35        APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director to execute a contract with the City of Antioch to pay the County an amount not to exceed $15,000 for the continued operation of the Adult Interim Housing Program for Fiscal Year 2007/08, including agreeing to indemnify and hold harmless the City from any claims arising out of the performance of this contract.  (No County match) (All Districts)

 

C.36        APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Mt. Diablo Unified School District to pay County in an amount not to exceed $4,000 for the Tuberculosis Testing Program for School District employees for the period September 11 through October 4, 2007. (No County match) (All Districts)

 

C.37        APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to accept a grant award from Genard AIDS Foundation in an amount not to exceed $25,500 for the County's Public Health Division AIDS Program for the period September 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008.  (No County match) (All Districts)

 

C.38        APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a certification of the County's compliance with certain State requirements for the Tobacco Prevention Project, and to accept an amount not to exceed $190,641 or a three-year maximum amount of $553,264, from the California Department of Public Health for the period July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2010; and APPROVE the County's Comprehensive Tobacco Control Plan and Budget for Fiscal Year 2007/08 for submission to the California Department of Public Health.  (No County match) (All Districts)

 

C.39        APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Sheriff-Coroner, or designee, to apply for and accept the 2007/08 Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force Grant from the Federal Bureau of Investigation for up to $20,000 for the investigation and prosecution of drug trafficking offenses, for the period October 1, 2007 through September 30, 2008. (No County match) (All Districts)

 

C.40        RATIFY the County’s participation in a regional application to the U.S. Department of Justice for up to $2 million in 2007 COPS (Community Policing) Grant funding for communications and microwave systems equipment for East Bay Regional Communications System needs of Contra Costa and Alameda counties, as recommended by the Sheriff-Coroner.  (25% Match from Alameda and Contra Costa counties, Budgeted) (All Districts)

 

C.41        APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute acontract amendment with the County Redevelopment Agency to pay the County an amount not to exceed $6,610,570 to implement the Iron Horse Trail Pedestrian and Bicycle Overcrossing Project. (100% Cost Reimbursement) (District IV) (Consider with C.76)

 

C.42        APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Development Director to execute a contract with the County Redevelopment Agency to pay the County an amount not to exceed $2,145,000 to provide administrative support services for Fiscal Year 2007/08. (100% Cost reimbursement) (All Districts) (Consider with C.77)

 

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 Chair, Board of Supervisors, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with the Contra Costa Transportation Authority (CCTA), effective September 18, 2007, to increase the payment limit by $350,000 to a new payment limit of $415,000 with no change to the contract term, to provide right-of-way services to CCTA for the State Route 4 East, Loveridge Road to Somersville Road Project, Antioch area. (100% Contra Costa Transportation Authority funds) (District V)

 

C.44        APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Bi-Bett Corporation, effective July 1, 2007, to increase the payment limit by $10,000 to a new payment limit of $95,000 with no change in the term through June 30, 2008. (100% County General Fund) (All Districts)

 

C.45        APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with the Regents of the University of California, Berkeley, effective September 11, 2007, to amend the contract start date from February 6 to January 1, 2007, with no change in the payment limit of $82,570.  (100% Federal-Parenting for Permanency Grant) (All Districts)

 

C.46        APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with United Taxi in an amount not to exceed $40,000 to provide work related transportation services to California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids (CalWORKS) participants for the period November 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008.  (100% State - CalWORKS funding) (All Districts)

 

C.47        APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Contra Costa Yellow Cab, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $35,000 to provide work related transportation services to California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids (CalWORKS) participants for the period November 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008.  (100% State - CalWORKS funding) (All Districts)

 

C.48        APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Concord Yellow Cab, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $35,000 to provide work related transportation services to California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids (CalWORKs) participants for the period November 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008.  (100% State - CalWORKS funding) (All Districts)

 

C.49        APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with All Cities Yellow Cab Company in an amount not to exceed $30,000 to provide work related transportation services to California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids (CalWORKS) participants for the period November 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008.  (100% State-CalWORKS funding) (All Districts)

 

C.50        APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with the City of Richmond, on behalf of its Fire Department, in an amount not to exceed $357,696 to provide Assembly Bill 2185 Hazardous Materials Release Response Plans and Inventory Program inspections for the period July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2009, including mutual indemnification to hold harmless both parties for any claims arising out of the performance of this contract. (100% Assembly Bill 2185 fees) (District I)

 

C.51        APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with the City of Richmond, on behalf of its Fire Department, in an amount not to exceed $294,677, to provide hazardous materials training for the period July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2009, including mutual indemnification to hold harmless both parties for any claims arising out of the performance of this contract. (100% Assembly Bill 2185 fees) (District I)

 

C.52        APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Joy Young Stephenson (dba Law Offices of Stephenson, Acquisto & Colman) in an amount not to exceed $50,000 to provide consultation and technical assistance with regards to Medi-Cal treatment authorization request and billing appeals for the period September 1, 2007 through August 31, 2008. (100% Enterprise Fund, Commission-based costs) (All Districts)

 

C.53        APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Intratek Computer, Inc., effective August 27, 2007, to additionally provide hardware and software support services, with no change in the payment limit of $175,000 and no change in the original term of January 1 through December 31, 2007. (100% Enterprise Fund I) (All Districts)

 

C.54        APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with Young Men’s Christian Association (YMCA) of the East Bay in an amount not to exceed $340,773 to provide school-based mental health services to seriously emotionally disturbed students in West County for the period July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008, with a six-month automatic extension through December 31, 2007 in an amount not to exceed $170,386. (50% Federal Medi-Cal; 45% State Early and Periodic, Screening, Diagnostic and Treatment; 5% West Contra Costa Unified School District funding) (Districts I and II)

 

C.55        APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Asian Pacific Psychological Services in an amount not to exceed $187,324 to provide school-based mental health services to seriously emotionally disturbed students 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 $93,662. (50% Federal Medi-Cal; 45% State Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment; 5% West Contra Costa Unified School District funding) (Districts I and II)

 

C.56        APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with the West Contra Costa Youth Services Bureau in an amount not to exceed $308,980 to provide school-based mental health services to seriously emotionally disturbed students 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 $154,490. (50% Federal Medi-Cal; 45% State Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment; 5% West Contra Costa Unified School District funding) (Districts I and II)

 

C.57        APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Bay Area Community Resources, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $262,920 to provide school-based mental health services to seriously emotionally disturbed students 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 $131,460. (50% Federal Medi-Cal; 45% State Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment; 5% West Contra Costa Unified School District funding) (Districts I and II)

 

C.58        APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Crisis Prevention Institute, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $120,000 to provide specialized training for County-selected staff with regard to non-violent crisis intervention, for the period July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2010. (100% Enterprise Fund I) (All Districts)

 

C.59        APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee to execute a contract with Edward Connolly, M.D., in an amount not to exceed $150,000 to provide professional pediatric services for Contra Costa Health Plan members for the period October 1, 2007 through September 30, 2008. (100% Member premiums) (All Districts)

 

C.60        APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Mercer Human Resource Consulting, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $194,300 to provide actuarial consulting services for the Contra Costa Health Plan for the period October 1, 2007 through September 30, 2008. (100% Member premiums) (All Districts)

 

C.61        APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with TierMed Systems, LLC, in an amount not to exceed $55,000 to provide Health Plan Employer Data Information Set software for the period November 1, 2007 through October 31, 2008. (100% Member premiums) (All Districts)

 

C.62        APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Librarian, or designee, to execute a contract with Page+Moris in an amount not to exceed $45,000 to provide space planning services for the Pleasant Hill Library and the County Library centralized services, support services and administrative office spaces for the period September 25, 2007 through March 31, 2008. (100% Library Funds) (All Districts)

 

C.63        APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Development Director, or designee, to execute a contract with OPUS Environmental in an amount not to exceed $322,950 to provide services for the implementation of the avian and bat mortality monitoring plan for the Buena Vista Wind Energy Project in the Byron area, for the period October 3, 2007 through October 2, 2010. (100% Applicant fees) (District III)

 

C.64        APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Risk Manager to execute a contract with Kitch Drutchas Wagner Valitutti and Sherbrook for legal defense of the County in medical malpractice claims for the period October 1, through September 30, 2007 in accordance with a specified fee schedule. (100% Medical Malpractice Trust Fund) (All Districts)

 

C.65        APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Purchasing Agent to execute a blanket purchase order on behalf of the County Administrator’s Office-Risk Management Division with Valley Oak Systems in the amount of $155,754 for workers’ compensation and liability claims system software licensing and support for the period October 1 2007, through September 30, 2008. (100% Workers’ Compensation and Liability Trust Fund) (All Districts)

 

C.66        ALLOCATE a total of $150,000 in CCFuture Funds to ANewAmerica to support its Virtual Business Incubator Project and APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Deputy Director-Redevelopment to execute the associated specified contracts in an aggregate amount of $150,000 for the period October 1, 2007 through December 31, 2008, as recommended by the Family and Human Services Committee. (All Districts)

 

C.67        AWARD and AUTHORIZE the General Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Albay Construction Company, the lowest responsive and responsible bidder, in the amount of $1,231,000 for the Family Practice Clinic Buildout at the Contra Costa Regional Medical Center, 2500 Alhambra Avenue, Martinez. (Funding from a future lease revenue bond) (District II)

 

C.68        APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Purchasing Agent to execute a purchase order with Motorola, Inc., in the amount of $919,376 for staging, optimization, shipment, and testing of communications equipment acquired for the East Bay Regional Communications System.  (100% 2006 U.S. Department of Homeland Security Super-Urban Area Security Initiative subgrant through the City and County of San Francisco) (All Districts)

 

Other Actions

 

C.69       ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/550 approving sale of specified tax-defaulted property by public auction, pursuant to Section 3698 of the Revenue and Taxation Code, as recommended by the County Treasure-Tax Collector. (All Districts)

 

C.70       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Clerk-Recorder, or designee, to execute contracts with the County of Marin and the City and County of San Francisco to loan the county’s voting equipment for use in their November 7, 2007 elections. (100% Cost reimbursement) (All Districts)

CORRECETD TO READ to approve and authorize the Clerk-Recorder, or designee, to execute contracts with the County of Marin and the City and County of San Francisco to loan the county’s voting equipment for use in their November 7, November 6, 2007 elections.

 

C.71       AUTHORIZE the Auditor-Controller to issue a warrant in the amount of $12,793.86 to reimburse Ambrose Recreation and Park District from the Park Dedication Trust Fund to replace the flooring in the dining room at Ambrose Community Center, Bay Point area, as recommended by the Community Development Director. (District V)

 

C.72       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Arts and Culture Commission to amend its by-laws to add an alternate seat in addition to the seven seats currently authorized, as recommended by the Commission. (All Districts)

 

C.73       ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/453 authorizing, on behalf of Mt. Diablo Unified School District, the sale and issuance of Tax and Revenue Anticipation Notes (TRANs) in an amount not to exceed $40,000,000, as recommended by the County Administrator. (All Districts)

 

C.74       ADOPT a County policy to encourage contracting with non-profit community rehabilitation programs, as recommended by the Ad Hoc Committee on Violence Prevention. (All Districts)

 

Redevelopment Agency

 

C.75       ADOPT the Orbisonia Heights Relocation Plan as required by California Government Code Section 7260 et seq. for implementation of the Bay Point Redevelopment Plan and Pittsburg/Bay Point Specific Plan, as recommended by the Executive Director. (District V)

 

C.76       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Redevelopment Director to execute a contract amendment with Contra Costa County to pay the County an amount not to exceed $6,610,570 to implement the Iron Horse Trail Pedestrian and Bicycle Overcrossing Project. (Various Community Development funds) (District IV) (Consider with C.41)

 

C.77       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Redevelopment Director to execute a contract with Contra Costa County to pay the County an amount not to exceed $2,145,000 to provide the Agency administrative support services for Fiscal Year 2007/08. (100% Redevelopment Agency funds, Budgeted) (All Districts) (Consider with C.42)

 

 

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

10-15-07

10-15-07

    9:00 a.m.

  10:30 a.m.

See above

See above

Finance Committee

Transportation Water & Infrastructure

Capital Facilities Committee

10-08-07

10-08-07

As needed

  10:00 a.m.

   Canceled

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.


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

3.               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:

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1.                AB              Assembly Bill

2.                ABAG         Association of Bay Area Governments

3.                ACA           Assembly Constitutional Amendment

4.                ADA           Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990

5.                AFSCME     American Federation of State County and Municipal Employees

6.                AICP          American Institute of Certified Planners

7.                AIDS          Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome

8.                ALUC         Airport Land Use Commission

9.                AOD Alcohol and Other Drugs

10.             BAAQMD    Bay Area Air Quality Management District

11.             BART         Bay Area Rapid Transit District

12.             BCDC         Bay Conservation & Development Commission

13.             BGO           Better Government Ordinance

14.             BOS Board of Supervisors

15.             CALTRANS   California Department of Transportation

16.             CalWIN      California Works Information Network

17.             CalWORKS  California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids

18.             CAER            Community Awareness Emergency Response

19.             CAO County Administrative Officer or Office

20.             CCCPFD     (ConFire) Contra Costa County Fire Protection District

21.             CCHP         Contra Costa Health Plan

22.             CCTA         Contra Costa Transportation Authority

23.             CDBG         Community Development Block Grant

24.             CEQA         California Environmental Quality Act

25.             CIO            Chief Information Officer

26.             COLA         Cost of living adjustment

27.             ConFire      (CCCPFD) Contra Costa County Fire Protection District

28.             CPA           Certified Public Accountant

29.             CPI             Consumer Price Index

30.             CSA           County Service Area

31.             CSAC         California State Association of Counties

32.             CTC            California Transportation Commission

33.             dba            doing business as

34.             EBMUD       East Bay Municipal Utility District

35.             ECCFPD     East Contra Costa Fire Protection District

36.             EIR             Environmental Impact Report

37.             EIS             Environmental Impact Statement

38.             EMCC         Emergency Medical Care Committee

39.             EMS Emergency Medical Services

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

41.             et al.          et alii (and others)

42.             FAA            Federal Aviation Administration

43.             FEMA         Federal Emergency Management Agency

44.             F&HS          Family and Human Services Committee

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

46.             FTE            Full Time Equivalent            

47.             FY              Fiscal Year

48.             GHAD         Geologic Hazard Abatement District

49.             GIS            Geographic Information System

50.             HCD           (State Dept of) Housing & Community Development

51.             HHS           Department of Health and Human Services

52.             HIPAA        Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act

53.             HIV             Human Immunodeficiency Syndrome

54.             HOV High Occupancy Vehicle

55.             HR              Human Resources

56.             HUD           United States Department of Housing and Urban Development

57.             Inc.            Incorporated

58.             IOC                Internal Operations Committee

59.             ISO            Industrial Safety Ordinance

60.             JPA            Joint (exercise of) Powers Authority or Agreement

61.             Lamorinda    Lafayette-Moraga-Orinda Area

62.             LAFCo        Local Agency Formation Commission

63.             LLC            Limited Liability Company

64.             LLP            Limited Liability Partnership

65.             Local 1       Public Employees Union Local 1

66.             LVN            Licensed Vocational Nurse

67.             MAC           Municipal Advisory Council

68.             MBE Minority Business Enterprise

69.             M.D. Medical Doctor

70.             M.F.T.        Marriage and Family Therapist

71.             MIS            Management Information System

72.             MOE           Maintenance of Effort

73.             MOU           Memorandum of Understanding

74.             MTC           Metropolitan Transportation Commission

75.             NACo         National Association of Counties

76.             OB-GYN      Obstetrics and Gynecology

77.             O.D.           Doctor of Optometry

78.             OES-EOC    Office of Emergency Services-Emergency Operations Center

79.             OSHA         Occupational Safety and Health Administration

80.             Psy.D.        Doctor of Psychology

81.             RDA           Redevelopment Agency

82.             RFI             Request For Information

83.             RFP            Request For Proposal

84.             RFQ           Request For Qualifications

85.             RN              Registered Nurse

86.             SB              Senate Bill

87.             SBE            Small Business Enterprise

88.             SWAT        Southwest Area Transportation Committee

89.             TRANSPAC  Transportation Partnership & Cooperation (Central)

90.             TRANSPLAN Transportation Planning Committee (East County)

91.             TRE or TTE      Trustee

92.             TWIC          Transportation, Water and Infrastructure Committee

93.             VA              Department of Veterans Affairs

94.             vs.              versus (against)

95.             WAN          Wide Area Network

96.             WBE           Women Business Enterprise

WCCTAC    West Contra Costa Transportation Advisory Committee