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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 9, 2007

 

****SUPERVISOR JOHN GIOIA, DISTRICT I, AND

SUPERVISOR FEDERAL D. GLOVER, DISTRICT V, ABSENT ALL DAY***

 

 

10:30 A.M.     Convene, call to order and opening ceremonies.

 

Inspirational Thought-  “The mind has exactly the same power as the hands, not merely to grasp the world, but to change it.”  ~ Colin Wilson

 

CONSIDER CONSENT ITEMS   (Items listed as C.1 through C.66 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.31

 

PRESENTATIONS   Approved as listed.

 

PR.1    PRESENTATION to proclaim October 7–13, 2007 as "Mental Illness Awareness Week" in Contra Costa County. (Supervisor Piepho) (All Districts)

 

PR.2    PRESENTATION of the 2007 Mental Health Commission Awards.  (Supervisor Piepho; Karen Sloma and Kathi McLaughlin, Mental Health Commission) (All Districts)

 

PR.3    PRESENTATION to declare October 11, 2007 as “Eleanor Roosevelt Day” in Contra Costa County. (Supervisor Piepho) (All Districts)

 

SHORT DISCUSSIONS ITEMS   Approved as listed except as noted below:

 

SD.1    PUBLIC COMMENT (3 Minutes/Speaker)

The following people spoke:

 

Peter Mantas, San Ramon resident, requesting the Board improve Mental Health Services in the County.

 

Rollie Katz, Business Manager, PEU, Local 1, regarding the lateral conversion of Forensic Toxicologists to Criminalists position in the Sheriff’s Department. Correspondence submitted for the record:  A copy of a memo signed by all Forensic Toxicologists to Paul Holes, Chief Forensic Services Division, Sheriff’s Department requesting the conversion from Forensic Toxicologists to Criminalist non-sworn positions.

 

SD.2    CONSIDER any Consent Items previously removed.

 

11:00 A.M.

 

DELIBERATION ITEMS

 

D.1      HEARING on combined applications for a General Plan Amendment and Development Plan, and an appeal by the Rodeo Highlands Homeowners Committee (Appellant) of the County Planning Commission’s decision to approve a subdivision and Preliminary and Final Development Plan for 17 units, related to the Laurel Court Estates Residential Project located at 861 Laurel Court within the unincorporated Rodeo area. (New California Properties, Inc. [Applicant], Rodeo Swimming Club, Inc. [Owner], [County files: GP#06-0004, DP06-3085, and SD#06-9159]) (Patrick Roche and Maureen Toms, Community Development Department) (District II)

CLOSED the hearing on combined applications for a General Plan Amendment and Development Plan, and an appeal by the Rodeo Highlands Homeowners Committee (Appellant) of the County Planning Commission’s decision to approve a subdivision and Preliminary and Final Development Plan for 17 units, related to the Laurel Court Estates Residential Project located at 861 Laurel Court within the unincorporated Rodeo area; FOUND the Initial Study/Mitigated Negative Declaration prepared for this project to be adequate for the purposes of compliance with the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), and ADOPTED the mitigated Negative Declaration and the accompanying Mitigation Monitoring Program; ACCEPTED the recommendation of the County Planning Commission as contained in its Resolution No. 15-2007; ADOPTED the General Plan Amendment including re-designating a portion of the subject property from Park and Recreation (PR) to Single Family Residential-High Density (SH) and a portion from Single Family Residential-High Density to Open Space (OS) and specifying creation of a homeowners association; DENIED the appeal and APPROVED the Preliminary and Final Development Plan with amendments to the retaining wall design; ADOPTED the findings as described in Resolution 2007/551 as the basis for the Board’s action; and DIRECTED the Community Development Department to post the Notice of Determination with the County Clerk.

 

Closed Session

There were no Closed Session announcements.

 

1:00 P.M.        Adjourn to Housing Authority Board of Commissioners Meeting

 

 

AJ.1    The Board adjourned in the memory of John Louis Layshock, longtime resident of Moraga.

 

 

Supplemental Calendar of Closed Session Items

2007, 10:30 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))

Kristy Linkenhoker v. County of Contra Costa, U. S. District Court No. C 06-05432 EDL

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 


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)

 

Engineering Services

 

C.1      SD 04-08939:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/560 approving the final map and subdivision agreement for project being developed by Braddock and Logan Group III, LP, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Walnut Creek area. (District III)

 

C.2      SD 04-08939:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/561 accepting grant deed of development rights (creek structure setback) for project being developed by Braddock and Logan Group III, LP, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Walnut Creek area. (District III)

 

Special Districts & County Airports

 

C.3      APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Chief Engineer, Flood Control and Water Conservation District, or designee, to execute the continuation of the Joint Funding Agreements with the United States Geological Survey in an amount not to exceed $15,000 annually for stream gauging services, for the period November 1, 2007 through October 31, 2015, San Ramon area. (Flood Control and Water Conservation District Funds) (District III)

 

Statutory Actions

 

C.4      APPROVE minutes, as on file with the Clerk of the Board, for the month of September 2007. (All Districts)

 

C.5      APPROVE Board Member Meeting Reports for month of September 2007. (All Districts)

 

Claims, Collections & Litigation

 

C.6      DENY claims by Sarah Mohr and Imhotep Ishmael Al-Basiel; CSAA Insurance by Alonzo Ledford; Christopher Coble; Onita Tuggles-Housley; Natalia Housley; Michael Housley; and Matrix Absence Management, Inc. (All Districts)

 

Honors & Proclamations

 

C.7      ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/558 honoring Archbishop Njongonkulu Ndungane for his numerous accomplishments and noble service, as recommended by Supervisor Piepho. (All Districts)

 

C.8      RATIFY adoption of Resolution No. 2007/554 honoring the 96th Anniversary National Day Celebration, which honors the founding of the Republic of China (Taiwan), as recommended by Supervisor Bonilla. (All Districts)

 

C.9      ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/559 proclaiming October 7–13, 2007, as "Mental Illness Awareness Week" in Contra Costa County, as recommended by Supervisor Piepho. (All Districts) (Consider with PR.1)

 

C.10    ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/495  declaring October 11, 2007 as “Eleanor Roosevelt Day” in Contra Costa County, as recommended by Supervisor Piepho. (All Districts) (Consider with PR.3)

 

C.11    ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/564 to proclaim October 15, 2007 as "Latino AIDS Awareness Day" in Contra Costa County, as recommended by Supervisor Glover. (All Districts)

 

C.12    ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/565 in recognition of the La Clinica 3rd Annual Health Fair on October 13, 2007, as recommended by Supervisor Glover. (All Districts)

 

Ordinances

 

C.13    ADOPT Ordinance No. 2007-46 which was introduced on October 2, 2007 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 III, IV, and V)

 

Appointments & Resignations

 

C.14    REAPPOINT Harold D’Ambrogia to the District II seat on the Assessment Appeals Board, as recommended by Supervisor Uilkema. (District II)

 

C.15    APPOINT, in lieu of election, John R. Jackson and Robert Cecchini as Trustees to Reclamation District No. 2024, Orwood Tract, as recommended by the District. (District III)

 

C.16    APPOINT, in lieu of election, David A. Forkel and John L. Winther as Trustees to Reclamation District No. 2025, Holland Tract, as recommended by the District. (District III) 

 

C.17    APPOINT, in lieu of election, Sheryl Alvernaz, Michael Hamman, and Eugene Lewis as Trustees to Reclamation District No. 2059, Bradford Tract, as recommended by the District. (District V)

 

C.18    APPOINT, in lieu of election, Lawrence J. Watty and Bruce D. Stephens as Trustees to Reclamation District No. 2090, Quimby Island Tract, as recommended by the District. (District V)

 

C.19    APPOINT, in lieu of election, Herbert A. Speckman and Joyce M. Speckman as Trustees to Reclamation District No. 2117, Coney Island Tract, as recommended by the District. (District III)

 

C.20    APPOINT, in lieu of election, Brent Gilbert as Trustee to Reclamation District No. 2137, as recommended by the District. (District V)

 

C.21    CORRECT Board action of October 2, 2007 (Item C.23), which re-appointed 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 (addresses on file) on the Workforce Development Board to terms ending August 31, 2010, to instead re-appoint these individuals to the Managed Care Commission, as recommended by the County Administrator.  (All Districts)

 

Appropriation Adjustments  - FY 2006/07

 

C.22    Community Development (0580): APPROVE Appropriations and Revenue Adjustment No. 5011 authorizing new revenue in the amount of $1,686,901 from Keller Canyon Landfill Mitigation Fund to fund various programs/projects approved by the Board of Supervisors on August 14, 2007. (District V)

 

Personnel Actions

 

C.23     ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20370 to reallocate the Health Services Department class of Staff Advice Nurse-Per Diem (unrepresented) on the Salary Schedule.  (Enterprise Fund II, costs offset through contracts with other counties)  (All Districts)

 

C.24     ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20372 to establish the Health Services Department class of Advice Nurse Supervisor, allocate it to the Salary Schedule, and add one position (unrepresented); and to retitle the class of Telephone Triage Manager to Advice Nurse Manager (unrepresented) and reallocate the new class on the Salary Schedule.   (Enterprise Fund II, costs offset through contracts with other counties) (All Districts)

 

C.25    ADOPT Position Adjustment No. 20435 to add one Accountant I (unrepresented) position and cancel one Accounting Technician (represented) position in the Welfare Accounting Unit at the Administrative Services Bureau-Fiscal Division of the Employment and Human Services Department. (40% Federal, 40% State, and 20% County General Fund) (All Districts)

 

C.26    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20438 to cancel one Clerk-Experienced Level (represented) part time (20/40) position and add one Library Assistant-Journey Level (represented) part time (20/40) position in the Concord Library. (100% Library Budget) (District IV)

 

C.27    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20440 to increase the hours of one Clerk-Experienced Level position from part time (20/40) to part time (32/40) in the Moraga Library. (100% Library Budget) (District II)

 

C.28    ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/562 approving the Memorandum of Understanding between Contra Costa County Fire Protection District and IAFF, Local 1230, implementing negotiated wage agreements and other economic terms and conditions of employment beginning April 1, 2006 through June 30, 2010, as recommended by the Assistant County Administrator-Human Resources Director. (All Districts)

 

C.29    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20441 to increase the hours of one Library Assistant-Journey Level position (represented) from part time (20/40) to full time in the Pleasant Hill Library. (100% Library Budget) (District IV)

 

C.30    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20452, to reallocate the Human Resources Department class of Human Resources Analyst II (unrepresented) on the Salary Schedule and transfer positions and incumbents to the class of Human Resources Consultant  (unrepresented); reclassify two Management Analyst III (unrepresented) positions to Senior Human Resources Consultant (unrepresented); cancel three Management Analyst III positions; and abolish the classes of Human Resources Analyst I (unrepresented) and Human Resources Analyst II. (Cost offset by funded vacant positions) (All Districts )

 

C.31    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 16, 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. 

 

Grants & Contracts

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

 

C.32    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with the California Department of Education Child Development Services to increase the payment to the County by $54,682 to a new payment limit of $1,378,025 to support Child Care and Development Programs for the period July I, 2007 through June 30, 2008. (No County match) (All Districts)

 

C.33    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to apply for and accept Community Development Block Grants from the organizations listed below in an aggregate amount not to exceed $415,000 to provide job development and retention assistance to small businesses for the specified periods (No County match) (All Districts):

 

      Agency

      Amount

Contract Term

      Contra Costa Community Development Department

$60,000

July 1, 2007 to June 30, 2008

      City of Antioch

$30,000

July 1, 2007 to June 30, 2008

      City of Pittsburg Redevelopment Agency

$10,000

July 1, 2007 to June 30, 2008

      City of Concord

$45,000

July 1, 2007 to June 30, 2008

      City of Walnut Creek

$10,000

July 1, 2007 to June 30, 2008

      City of San Ramon

$10,000

September 1, 2007 to June 30, 2008

      City of Brentwood

$10,000

September 1, 2007 to June 30, 2008

      Humboldt State University

$240,000

January 1 to December 31, 2008

 

C.34    AUTHORIZE the Agricultural Commissioner, or designee, to execute a contract with the California Department of Food and Agriculture, in the amount of $129,094 to provide canine pest surveillance services for the period July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008. (No County match) (All Districts)

 

C.35    AUTHORIZE the Agricultural Commissioner, or designee, to execute a contract with the California Department of Food and Agriculture in the amount of $52,905 to provide regulatory enforcement activities in support of the State Oak Mortality Disease Control Regulation for the period July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008. (No County match) (All Districts)

 

C.36    ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/563 approving and authorizing the County Probation Officer, or designee, to submit a grant application and sign the Enhanced DMC Technical Assistance Project Grant Agreement with the Corrections Standards Authority (CSA), for second year funding in the amount of $175,000 of activities to determine the factors leading to the disproportionate Minority Contact in the juvenile justice system. (No County match) (All Districts)

 

C.37    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Sheriff-Coroner, or designee, to execute a contract with the U.S. Department of the Army to pay the County an amount not to exceed $2,600,000 annually to provide law enforcement services at the Naval Weapons Station Concord including a memorandum of agreement with the Department of the Army for no-cost berthing of Sheriff’s Marine Patrol vessels at the Naval Weapons Station Concord for the period September 27, 2007 through September 30, 2011. (100% Cost Reimbursement) (District IV)       

 

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

 

 C.38   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with The TriZetto Group, Inc., effective September 4, 2007, to increase the payment limit by $215,000 to a new payment limit of $2,586,740 to provide ongoing software licensing and support for the Resource Information Management System, with no change in the continuous term. (100% Enterprise Fund I) (All Districts)

 

 C.39   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with Bay Area Community Resources, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $481,812 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 $240,906. (50% Federal Medi-Cal; 45% State Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment; 5% Mental Health Realignment funding)  (Districts III and V)

 

C.40   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Recovery Management Services, Inc., effective July 1, 2007, to modify the payment provisions and increase the payment limit by $10,396 to a new payment limit of $377,373, to provide transitional residential program services with no change in the term through June 30, 2008. (100% State Conditional Release Program funding) (All Districts)                                                                                               

 

C.41    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Portia Bell Hume Behavioral Health and Training Center in an amount not to exceed $100,000 to provide Medi-Cal mental health specialty services for the period July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2009. (49% State, 51% Federal Medi-Cal funding) (All Districts)

 

C.42   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Maxim Health Care Services in an amount not to exceed $164,000 to provide nursing registry services for Contra Costa Regional Medical and Health Centers for the period September 1, 2007 through August 31, 2008. (100% Enterprise Fund I) (All Districts)

 

C.43   AMEND Board action of September 11, 2007 (Item C.146), which authorized the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Sodexho America, LLC, in an amount not to exceed $284,060 to provide management and oversight of the Food and Nutrition Services Program at Contra Costa Regional Medical and Health Centers for the period August 23, 2007 though August 31, 2008; to correct the contract term to be October 15, 2007 through November 2, 2008.  (100% Enterprise Fund I) (All Districts)

 

 C.44   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Laszlo Tamas, M.D., effective September 1, 2007, to increase the payment limit by $150,000 to a new payment limit of $1,125,000 to provide additional neurosurgery services for Contra Costa Regional Medical and Health Centers, with no change in the term May 1, 2005 through April 30, 2008. (100% Enterprise Fund I) (All Districts)

 

C.45   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with the University Healthsystem Consortium in an amount not to exceed $150,000 to provide technical assistance to the Department with regard to an on-line database system for financial data analyses related to academic medical center quality improvement activities and healthcare operation, for the period September 1, 2007 through August 31, 2010.  (100% Enterprise Fund I) (All Districts)

 

C.46   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Kenneth Tilly, effective September 30, 2007, to extend the term from September 30 through November 30, 2007 and increase the payment limit by $18,011 to a new payment limit of $129,155 to additionally provide consultation and technical assistance with regard to the Contra Costa Health Plan's Quality Improvement Program. (100% Health Plan member premiums) (All Districts)

 

C.47    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Judith A. Louro (dba Judith A. Louro Consulting) in an amount not to exceed $116,112 to provide consulting services with regard to various Contra Costa Health Plan committees, for the period October 1, 2007 through September 30, 2008. (100% Health Plan member premiums) (All Districts)               

 

C.48    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Lynn Morris, effective September 30, 2007, to extend the term from September 30 through December 31, 2007 and increase the payment limit by $22,500 to a new payment limit of $45,500, to additionally provide consultation, technical assistance, and analysis to the Contra Costa Health Plan with regard to the design and operation of long term health care services. (100% Health Plan member premiums) (All Districts)

 

C.49    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract, on behalf of the Workforce Development Board, with Desmond McLeish, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $66,000 to provide public relations services for the period August 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008. (100% Federal Workforce Investment Act funding) (All Districts)

 

C.50    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Patrick Harrington in an amount not to exceed $161,000 to provide data collection, data analysis, and evaluation of performance outcomes for Child Welfare Redesign for the period October 1, 2007 through September 30, 2008. (40% Federal, 40% State, 20% County General Fund) (All Districts)

 

C.51    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute contract amendments for Independent Living Skills Program services, to increase the aggregate payment limit by $49,717 to a new aggregate payment limit of $345,437 and to extend the terms from October 31 through December 31, 2007 (100% Federal Independent Living Skills Program) (All Districts):

 

 Individual

                   Amount of Increase

             Revised Payment Limit

 Timothy Hamp 

$11,677

$81,737

 Mark Cruise 

$10,289

$72,029

 Patricia Ensley 

$9,597

$67,177

 Ardella Arrington 

$9,597

$64,597

 Lula Peterson 

$8,557

$59,897

 

C.52    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Development Director, or designee, to execute a contract with ESA in an amount not to exceed $64,930 to prepare an Initial Study Checklist and a Mitigated Negative Declaration for the expansion of an existing Sikh Temple in the El Sobrante area, for the period October 10, 2007 to December 15, 2008. (100% Developer fees) (All Districts)

 

C.53    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the County Counsel, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Baker & O’Brien, Inc., effective October 9, 2007, to increase the payment limit by $500,000 to continue to provide appraisal consulting services in connection with refinery property tax appeals. (100% County General Fund, Budgeted) (All Districts)

 

C.54    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Development Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Impact Sciences in an amount not to exceed $70,040 to prepare an Initial Study for the Seal Island Residential Subdivision in the Vinehill (Martinez) area for the period September 12, 2007 through September 11, 2008. (Developer fees) (District II)

 

Leases

 

C.55    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the General Services Director, or designee, to execute First Amendments to the lease with Earl D. Dunivan, Joanne Dunivan, Bart A. Bisio, and Jane L. Bisio for 610 Marina Vista, Martinez, and Earl D. Dunivan and Joanne Dunivan for 620 Marina Vista, Martinez, to include tenant improvements to the existing leases; and ADOPT related California Environmental Quality Act findings. (100% Clerk-Recorder Department, Budgeted) (District II)

 

Other Actions

 

C.56    RECEIVE and file the County Administrator’s Report on Labor Code §4850.4, Advance Disability Pension Payments, as recommended by the County Administrator. (All Districts)

 

C.57    CONTINUE the emergency action originally taken by the Board of Supervisors on April 10, 2007, regarding the Lower Walnut Creek Interim Protection Measures Project, as recommended by the Chief Engineer, Contra Costa County Flood Control and Water Conservation District, Pacheco area. (Flood Control Zone 3B funds) (Districts II & IV)

 

 C.58   RESCIND the Board of Supervisors’ approval of Item C.3 on August 14, 2007 for the conveyance of five Contra Costa County properties on Harbor Street to modify the legal description, and APPROVE the conveyance of five Contra Costa County properties on Harbor Street to the City of Pittsburg for city street purposes, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Pittsburg area. (100% Contra Costa Transportation Authority funds) (District V)

 

C.59   APPROVE the medical staff appointments and reappointments as recommended by the Medical Executive Committee on September 17, 2007. (All Districts)

 

C.60   CONTINUE  the emergency action originally taken by the Board on November 16, 1999, regarding the issue of homelessness in Contra Costa County, as recommended by the Health Services Director.(All Districts)

 

C.61   ACKNOWLEDGE receipt of report from the Deputy Director-Redevelopment regarding the annexation of Assessor’s Parcel Nos. 408-170-072 and 408-180-010, owned by Signature Properties, LLC, to the County Community Facilities District No. 2006-01. (North Richmond Area Maintenance Services, No impact to the General Fund) (District I)

 

C.62   ADOPT the Contra Costa County Operational Area Excessive Heat Emergency Plan as an Annex to the County’s Emergency Operation Plan, as recommended by the Sheriff-Coroner. (No fiscal impact) (All Districts)

 

C.63   ACCEPT the seventh annual report on Probation Department programs funded through the Juvenile Justice Crime Prevention Act (JJCPA), as recommended by the County Probation Officer. (All Districts)

 

 C.64   REFER to the Internal Operations Committee the matter of establishing standards for the operation of public and non-public agency emergency warning and community incident reporting systems, as recommended by the County Administrator.  (All Districts)

 

C.65   RATIFY action of the County Administrator, or designee, of signing the federal Annual Certification Report for 2006/07 for submission to the U.S. Department of Justice, and the Compliance Certification for Anti-Gang Initiative grant funds sought by the District Attorney’s Office, submitted to the Governor’s Office of Emergency Services, as recommended by the County Administrator.  (All Districts)

 

Redevelopment Agency

 

C.66    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Redevelopment Director to execute the Purchase and Sale Agreement with Ruben Dario Galicia, ACCEPT the Grant Deed from Ruben Dario Galicia, and AUTHORIZE payment in the amount of $387,000 for property rights for Assessor’s Parcel No. 094-013-005 in connection with the Orbisonia Heights Redevelopment Project, Bay Point area. (100% Redevelopment Agency funds) (District V)

 

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

11-12-07

10-22-07

As needed

  10:00 a.m.

  11:00 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.

 

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

2.               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.             ECCRPC     East Contra Costa Regional Planning Commission

37.             EIR             Environmental Impact Report

38.             EIS             Environmental Impact Statement

39.             EMCC         Emergency Medical Care Committee

40.             EMS Emergency Medical Services

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

42.             et al.          et alii (and others)

43.             FAA            Federal Aviation Administration

44.             FEMA         Federal Emergency Management Agency

45.             F&HS          Family and Human Services Committee

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

47.             FTE            Full Time Equivalent            

48.             FY              Fiscal Year

49.             GHAD         Geologic Hazard Abatement District

50.             GIS            Geographic Information System

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

52.             HHS           Department of Health and Human Services

53.             HIPAA        Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act

54.             HIV             Human Immunodeficiency Syndrome

55.             HOV High Occupancy Vehicle

56.             HR              Human Resources

57.             HUD           United States Department of Housing and Urban Development

58.             Inc.            Incorporated

59.             IOC                Internal Operations Committee

60.             ISO            Industrial Safety Ordinance

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

62.             Lamorinda    Lafayette-Moraga-Orinda Area

63.             LAFCo        Local Agency Formation Commission

64.             LLC            Limited Liability Company

65.             LLP            Limited Liability Partnership

66.             Local 1       Public Employees Union Local 1

67.             LVN            Licensed Vocational Nurse

68.             MAC           Municipal Advisory Council

69.             MBE Minority Business Enterprise

70.             M.D. Medical Doctor

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

72.             MIS            Management Information System

73.             MOE           Maintenance of Effort

74.             MOU           Memorandum of Understanding

75.             MTC           Metropolitan Transportation Commission

76.             NACo         National Association of Counties

77.             OB-GYN      Obstetrics and Gynecology

78.             O.D.           Doctor of Optometry

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

80.             OSHA         Occupational Safety and Health Administration

81.             Psy.D.        Doctor of Psychology

82.             RDA           Redevelopment Agency

83.             RFI             Request For Information

84.             RFP            Request For Proposal

85.             RFQ           Request For Qualifications

86.             RN              Registered Nurse

87.             SB              Senate Bill

88.             SBE            Small Business Enterprise

89.             SRVRPC     San Ramon Valley Regional Planning Commission

90.             SWAT        Southwest Area Transportation Committee

91.             TRANSPAC  Transportation Partnership & Cooperation (Central)

92.             TRANSPLAN Transportation Planning Committee (East County)

93.             TRE or TTE      Trustee

94.             TWIC          Transportation, Water and Infrastructure Committee

95.             VA              Department of Veterans Affairs

96.             vs.              versus (against)

97.             WAN          Wide Area Network

98.             WBE           Women Business Enterprise

WCCTACWest Contra Costa Transportation Advisory Committee