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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 16, 2007

***SUPERVISOR FEDERAL D. GLOVER ABSENT ALL DAY***

 

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

 

Inspirational Thought -  We need wilderness whether or not we ever set foot in it. We need a refuge even though we may never need to go there... We need the possibility of escape as surely as we need hope.”  ~ Edward Abbey

 

CONSIDER CONSENT ITEMS   CONSIDER CONSENT ITEMS   (Items listed as C.1 through C.92 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.

 

PRESENTATIONS    Approved as listed.

 

PR.1    PRESENTATION to honor Jean Rich for 20 years of dedicated County Service, as recommended by the Health Services Department. (Dr. William Walker, Health Services Director) (All Districts)

 

PR.2    PRESENTATION of a Certificate of Appreciation to Steve Abbors for exceptional contributions to conserving the fish and wildlife resources of Contra Costa County, as recommended by the Fish and Wildlife Committee. (Supervisor Piepho) (All Districts)

 

PR.3    PRESENTATION to recognize District V Pittsburg Arts Collaborative (PACO) and the exhibition  “Visions of Latino Art and Soul”. (Rebecca Inez, Arts and Culture Commission of Contra Costa County) (All Districts)

 

SHORT DISCUSSIONS ITEMS             Approved as listed except as noted below:

 

SD.1    PUBLIC COMMENT (3 Minutes/Speaker)

The following people spoke:

 

§       Gloria Rios, Pleasant Hill resident, IHSS Worker, spoke about cost of living increases and gave the Board food price comparisons over a six month period;

§       Daniel Villasenor, Concord resident, questioned a $1.6 million IHSS deficit;

§       Mary Harms, Clayton resident, IHSS Worker, asked the Board for better contract options.

 

The following people submitted comments via electronic mail:

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§       Julia Bonacich, Pleasant Hill resident, concerned about mental health job classifications being changed;

§       Lynda Ferguson, Walnut Creek resident, concerned the County has no ‘dual diagnosis treatment center’ and asking not to downgrade positions in the Emergency Room at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center.

 

The following comments were submitted by e-mail in opposition to Item C.30, on the October 9, 2007 Board of Supervisors meeting agenda. They were received after the Board took action on that item.

 

§       Anonymous County employee of almost 20 years wrote questioning changes in the Human Resources Department (HRD) and states the system does not work;

§       Anonymous County employee wrote newly created HRD positions violate the merit system and should not be tolerated;

§       Anonymous County employee wrote questioning whether HRD is following established processes, rules and regulations;

§       Anonymous County employee does not feel HRD is following policy and procedures;

§       Anonymous County employee wrote HRD is manipulating the merit system and feels current practices are dishonest and unfair;

§       Anonymous County employee feels HRD is not upholding the Merit System rules and regulations;

§       Anonymous County employee states HRD actions have discouraged respect of fairness of the “merit” system.

 

SD.2    CONSIDER any Consent Items previously removed.

 

SD.3    HEARING to consider adopting Resolution No. 2007/462 to create Zone 3109 (El Sobrante) in County Service Area (CSA) P-6 and authorize an election for police service taxes, and adopting Ordinance No. 2007-38 to be presented for approval of the voters of Zone 3109/CSA P-6 by a December 18, 2007 mail ballot election on fees for a Police Services District for Subdivision 058940. (Catherine Kutsuris, Community Development Department) (District I)

CLOSED the public hearing; ADOPTED Resolution No. 2007/462 to create Zone 3109 (El Sobrante) in County Service Area (CSA) P-6 and AUTHORIZED an election for police service taxes, and ADOPTED Ordinance No. 2007-38 to be presented for approval of the voters of Zone 3109/CSA P-6 by a December 18, 2007 mail ballot election on fees for a Police Services District for Subdivision 058940.

 

SD.4    HEARING to consider adopting Resolution No. 2007/463 to create Zone 3110 (El Sobrante) in County Service Area (CSA) P-6 and authorize an election for police service taxes, and adopting Ordinance No. 2007-39 to be presented for approval of the voters of Zone 3110/CSA P-6 by a December 18, 2007 mail ballot election on fees for a Police Services District for Subdivision 018533. (Catherine Kutsuris, Community Development Department) (District I)

CLOSED the public hearing; ADOPTED Resolution No. 2007/463 to create Zone 3110 (El Sobrante) in County Service Area (CSA) P-6 and authorize an election for police service taxes, and ADOPTED Ordinance No. 2007-39 to be presented for approval of the voters of Zone 3110/CSA P-6 by a December 18, 2007 mail ballot election on fees for a Police Services District for Subdivision 018533.

 

SD.5    CONSIDER adoption of Resolution No. 2007/552 authorizing the issuance and sale of 2007/2008 Tax and Revenue Anticipation Notes (TRANS) not to exceed $200,000,000; approving the forms and distribution of a Notice of Intention to Sell, an Official Notice of Sale, a Continuing Disclosure Certificate, and an Official Statement; and authorizing the County Administrator, or designee, to award bids and to take any other necessary action to execute the sale and issuance of said notes. (Lisa Driscoll, County Administrator’s Office) (All Districts)

ADOPTED Resolution No. 2007/552 authorizing the issuance and sale of 2007-2008 Tax and Revenue Anticipation Notes (TRANs) not to exceed $200,000,000, approving the forms and distribution of a Notice of Intention to Sell, an Official Notice of Sale, a Continued Disclosure Certificate, and an Official Statement; and authorizing the County Administrator, or designee, to award bids and to take any other necessary actions to execute the sale and issuance of said Notes.

 

SD.6    CONSIDER introducing Ordinance 2007-35 authorizing enforcement of trash and litter accumulation codes in North Richmond by Building Inspection Department code enforcement officers, waiving reading and fixing November 6, 2007 for adoption. (Carlos Baltodano, Building Inspection Director) (District I)

INTRODUCED Ordinance No. 2007-35, which would authorize Building Inspection Department code enforcement officers to enforce County trash and litter accumulation ordinances in the unincorporated area of North Richmond; WAIVED reading, and FIXED November 6, 2007 as the date for adoption.

 

Closed Session

There were no Closed Session announcements.

 

1:00PM

 

DELIBERATION ITEMS

 

D.1      HEARING to consider revocation of Land Use Permit 2117-87 for the Erickson Hazardous Waste Treatment Transfer Station, North Richmond area, due to non-compliance with the required conditions of approval. (Deidra Dingman, Community Development Department) (District I)

CLOSED the hearing; and REVOKED Land Use Permit 2117-87 for the Erickson Hazardous Waste Treatment Transfer Station, North Richmond area, due to non-compliance with the required conditions of approval.

 

 

Supplemental Calendar of Closed Session Items

Tuesday, October 16, 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--ANTICIPATED LITIGATION  Significant exposure to litigation pursuant to Gov. Code, § 54956.9(b): One potential case.

 

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      ALLOCATE $60,000 from the Dougherty Valley Enhancement Fund to implement the San Ramon Valley “Street Smarts” traffic program; AUTHORIZE the expenditure of $10,000 for each fiscal year from 2007/2008 through 2009/2010 to add to contributions by the City of San Ramon, the Town of Danville, and the San Ramon Valley Unified School District; and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director to execute a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Town of Danville in the amount of $10,000 for each fiscal year from 2007/2008 through 2009/2010 to provide project-related administrative services, San Ramon and Danville area. (100% Dougherty Valley Enhancement Fund) (District III)

 

C.2     ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/576 accepting as complete the contracted work performed by Jim Freethy Excavating, Inc., for the Las Trampas Creek Bank Restoration at Glenside Drive Project, as recommended by the Chief Engineer, Flood Control and Water Conservation District, Lafayette area. (Flood Control Zone 3B funds) (District II)

 

C.3     APPROVE the Pacifica Avenue Improvements Project contingency fund increase of $85,000 for a new total of $124,400, effective October 16, 2007, and APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute Contract Change Order No. 1 with W.R. Forde Associates for additional roadway overlay and driveway conform, Bay Point area. (37.49% Transportation Development Act, 28.46% Safe Route to School, 27.8% Bicycle Transportation Account, and 6.25% Local Gas Tax funds) (District V) 

 

C.4      APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute Amendment No. 2 to the contract with MGE Engineering, Inc., effective October 16, 2007, to increase the payment limit by $130,000 to a new payment limit of $230,000 with no change to the contract term, to provide structural engineering services for the Vasco Road Safety Project, Brentwood area. (Road funds) (District III)

 

C.5      ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/577 approving and authorizing the Public Works Director, or designee, to fully close a portion of Coggins Drive on October 20, 2007 from 8:00 a.m. through 6:00 p.m. for the purpose of asphalt concrete paving at the intersection of Jones Road and Coggins Drive, Walnut Creek area. (District IV)

 

Engineering Services

 

C.6      MS 05-00029:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/578 approving the parcel map for project being developed by Haytham and Heather Abed, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Walnut Creek area. (District III)

 

C.7      MS 05-00029: ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/579 accepting grant deed of development rights (creek structure setbacks) for project being developed by Haytham and Heather Abed, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Walnut Creek area. (District III)

 

C.8      RA 05-01191 (Cross-reference SD 05-08957):  ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/580 accepting offer of dedication for roadway purposes 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.9      RA 06-01214 (Cross-reference SD 95-07976):  ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/581 accepting offer of dedication for roadway purposes for project being developed by San Ramon Unified School District, as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.10    SD 99-08306: ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/582 accepting completion of warranty period and release of cash deposit for faithful performance for project being developed by Shapell Homes, a division of Shapell Industries, Inc., a Delaware corporation, as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.11    SD 99-08381: ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/583 accepting completion of warranty period and release of cash deposit for faithful performance, and declaring Lusitano Street, Angora Court, Damani Court, and Cashmere Street 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.12    SD 04-08700: ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/584 accepting offer of dedication of (landscape easement) for project being developed on Assessor's Parcel No. 222-460-032 by Shapell Industries, Inc., a Delaware corporation, as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.13    SD 04-08700: ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/585 accepting offer of dedication (landscape easement) for project being developed on Assessor's Parcel No. 222-450-043 by Shapell Industries, Inc., a Delaware Corporation, as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.14    SD 04-08700: ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/586 accepting offer of dedication (landscape easement), for project being developed on Assessor's Parcel No. 222-460-044 by Shapell Industries, Inc., a Delaware Corporation, as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

           

C.15    SD 04-08700: ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/587 accepting offer of dedication (landscape easement), for project being developed on Assessor's Parcel No. 222-460-020 by Shapell Industries, Inc., a Delaware Corporation, as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.16    SD 04-08920: ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/588 accepting offer of dedication for roadway purposes for project being developed KPR Balmore Manor, LLC, as recommended by the Public Works Director, El Sobrante area. (District I)

 

C.17    SD 06-09019:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/589 approving the final map and subdivision agreement for project being developed by Centex Homes, as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

Special Districts & County Airports

 

C.18    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the exchange of real property between the Contra Costa County Flood Control and Water Conservation District and Ronald E. Nunn for the relocation of Drainage Area 56 Line Z Channel, as recommended by the Chief Engineer, Antioch area. (No fiscal impact) (District V)

 

C.19    RATIFY the decision of the Blackhawk Geologic Hazard Abatement District (GHAD) General Manager, or designee, to execute and award a contract with Dover Construction in an amount not to exceed $76,000 to provide preventive maintenance services to the GHAD for the period August 31, 2007 through June 30, 2008, Danville area. (Blackhawk GHAD funds) (District III)

 

C.20    RATIFY the decision of the Canyon Lakes Geologic Hazard Abatement District (GHAD) General Manager, or designee, to execute and award a contract with Dover Construction in an amount not to exceed $55,000 to provide preventive maintenance services to the GHAD for the period August 31, 2007 through June 30, 2008, San Ramon area. (Canyon Lakes GHAD funds) (District III)

 

C.21    APPROVE the Notice of Intention to convey the Henry Avenue parcel from the County Flood Control and Water Conservation District to the Pinole Redevelopment Agency in consideration for the sum of $55,160, ADOPT related California Environmental Quality Act findings, and FIX November 6, 2007 as the date to consummate the conveyance, as recommended by the Chief Engineer, Pinole area.  (Flood Control District Zone 9 revenue) (District II)

 

C.22    APPROVE Notice of Intention to exchange real property between Contra Costa County Flood Control and Water Conservation District and Jacuzzi, et al, for the relocation of Drainage Area 56 Line Z Channel, and FIX November 6, 2007 as the date to consummate the exchange, as recommended by the Chief Engineer, Antioch area. (No fiscal impact) (District V)

 

Statutory Actions

 

C.23    DECLARE certain ordinances duly published. (All Districts) 

 

Claims, Collections & Litigation

 

C.24    DENY claims by Charles Edward Brown and Mark Gillory; Arlyn Erdman; Pacific Gas & Electric; Harlan Kessel; and amended claim for Linda A. Wright. (All Districts)

 

Honors & Proclamations

 

C.25    ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/567 recognizing October 21—27, 2007, as “Lead Poisoning Prevention Week” in Contra Costa County, as recommended by the Health Services Director. (All Districts)

 

C.26    ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/557 proclaiming November 4—10, 2007, as “Animal Shelter Appreciation Week” in Contra Costa County, as recommended by the Animal Services Director. (All Districts)

 

C.27    ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/553 honoring Jean Rich for 20 years of dedicated County Service, as recommended by the Health Services Director. (All Districts) (See PR.1)

 

C.28    ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/516 declaring October 21, 2007, as “Arts and Culture Recognition Day” in Contra Costa County and acknowledging the honorees of the 12th Annual Arts Recognition Awards, as recommended by the Arts and Culture Commission of Contra Costa County. (All Districts)

 

C.29    ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/574 to recognize the District V Pittsburg Arts Collaborative (PACO) and “Visions of Latino Art and Soul” exhibition, as recommended by the Arts and Culture Commission. (All Districts) (See PR.3)

 

C.30    ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/575 honoring Alana Hitchcock for her exemplary service to Contra Costa County, as recommended by Supervisor Bonilla. (District IV)

 

C.31    RATIFY adoption of Resolution No. 2007/571 recognizing Bob Abbadie for receiving the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Town of Discovery Bay, as recommended by Supervisor Piepho. (District III)

 

C.32    RATIFY adoption of Resolution No. 2007/572 recognizing the Delta Sun Times for being named the Business of the Year by the Town of Discovery Bay, as recommended by Supervisor Piepho. (District III)

 

C.33    RATIFY adoption of Resolution No. 2007/573 recognizing Shelly Lichlyter for being named Citizen of the Year by the Town of Discovery Bay, as recommended by Supervisor Piepho. (District III)

 

C.34    RATIFY adoption of Resolution No. 2007/569 honoring Walnut Creek Police Chief Tom Soberanes on the occasion of his retirement, as recommended by Supervisor Piepho. (District III)

 

C.34a   ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/592 declaring October 2007 as “National Family History Month” in Contra Costa County, as recommended by Supervisor Piepho. (All Districts)

 

C.34b  ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/593 welcoming home United States Marine Corps Corporal Daniel Burmann from his second tour of duty in Iraq, as recommended by Supervisor Piepho. (All Districts)

 

Ordinances

 

C.35    ADOPT Ordinance No. 2007-40 which was introduced on October 2, 2007, to exempt from the Merit System the County Administrator’s Office class of County Finance Director-Exempt, as recommended by the Assistant County Administrator-Human Resources Director. (100% General Fund) (All Districts)

 

Appointments & Resignations

 

C.36    APPOINT the following individuals to seats on the Economic Opportunity Council, as recommended by the Employment and Human Services Director  (All Districts):

 

          Name

Seat

          Cheryl Grover

Private/Non-Profit Sector 1

          Domingo Delgadillo

Private/Non-Profit Sector 2

          Tracy Fraas

Private/Non-Profit Sector 3

          Kathy Jones

Low-Income Sector 1

          Mari Henson Bodnar

Low-Income Sector 2

          Fred Jackson

Low-Income Sector 3

          Delphine Smith

Low-Income Sector 4

 

C.37    DECLARE vacant the West County At-Large seat on the Public and Environmental Health Advisory Board and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy, as recommended by the Health Services Director. (All Districts)

 

C.38    ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/570 to re-appoint Supervisor Federal Glover as the County’s representative and Supervisor John Gioia as the County’s alternate representative to the California State Association of Counties (CSAC) Board of Directors for the period November 15, 2007 through November 14, 2008, as recommended by Supervisor Piepho. (All Districts)

 

C.39    APPOINT John Speakman to the District III seat on the Contra Costa County Emergency Medical Care Committee, as recommended by Supervisor Piepho. (District III)

 

C.40    APPOINT Katy-Ann Dawe to the District II-A seat on the Contra Costa County Alcohol and Other Drugs Advisory Board, as recommended by Supervisor Piepho. (District III)

 

Appropriation Adjustments  - FY 2007/08

 

C.41    District Attorney (0242): APPROVE Appropriations and Revenue Adjustment No. 5010 authorizing new revenue in the amount of $187,920 from the State Office of Emergency Services and appropriating it for the operating costs of the Anti-Gang Initiative Project. (All Districts)

 

C.42    Sheriff-Coroner (0255): APPROVE Appropriations and Revenue Adjustment No. 5022 to authorize new revenue in the amount of $1,582,289 from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security 2006 Infrastructure Protection Program-Port Security Grant for the Office of the Sheriff to provide law enforcement services on the water and in the littoral plain. (All Districts)

 

Intergovernmental Relations

 

C.43    SUPPORT United States Senate Bill 611/House of Representatives Bill 2188, the Kinship Caregiver Support Act and United States Senate Bill 803/House of Representatives 1386, the Child Support Protection Act of 2007 and AUTHORIZE the Chair of the Board of Supervisors to sign letters of support, as recommended by the County Administrator. (All Districts)

 

Personnel Actions

 

C.44    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20446 to add one Licensed Vocational Nurse position (represented), two Clerk-Senior Level positions (represented), two Certified Medical Assistant positions (represented), and one Institutional Services Worker-Generalist position (represented) in the Health Services Department. (Federally Qualified Health Center funding)  (All Districts)

 

C.45    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20450 to reduce the hours of one Public Health Nutritionist position (represented) from full time to part time (30/40) and increase the hours of one Home Economist position (represented) from part time (20/40) to part time (30/40) in the Health Services Department.  (Cost savings)  (All Districts)

 

C.46    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20449 to add one Registered Dental Assistant position (represented) and cancel one Public Health Dental Assistant position (represented) in the Health Services Department.  (50% State Senate Bill 111, 32% Federal Title XIX, 18% County General Fund)  (All Districts)

 

C.47    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20439 reactivating the class of Deputy Director of Information Technology-Exempt (unrepresented) and adding one position; and canceling one Deputy Director of Information Technology position (unrepresented) and abandoning the class of Deputy Director of Information Technology in the Department of Information Technology. (All Districts)

 

C.48    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20444 to add six part-time (20/40) Deputy Public Defender IV positions (represented) in the Office of the Public Defender. (Potential cost savings, no change in funded staffing level) (All Districts)

 

C.49    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20451 adding one Victim/Witness Assistance Program Specialist position (represented) and canceling one District Attorney Assistant position (unrepresented) in the Office of the District Attorney. (Cost savings) (All Districts)

 

C.50    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)

 

Grants & Contracts

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

 

C.51    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with the California Department of Housing and Community Development to pay the County the amount of $193,746 to implement the Federal Emergency Shelter Grant Adult Interim Housing Program for the period October 1, 2007 through September 30, 2009. (No County match) (All Districts)

 

C.52    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with San Ramon Valley Unified School District to pay the County the amount of $8,950 to provide professional mental health intervention services for the period July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008. (No County match) (All Districts)

 

C.53    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director to submit an application and execute a contract with the State Department of Health Services in the estimated amount of $507,226 to reimburse the County for uncompensated care costs through the California Health Care for Indigents Program (CHIP).  (No County match) (All Districts)

 

C.54    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Sheriff-Coroner, or designee, to apply for and accept a grant from the State of California Department of Boating and Waterways in an amount not to exceed $93,250 for boating safety enforcement and abandoned vessel removal for the period August 1, 2007 through November 1, 2008. (10% County match, Budgeted-Sheriff) (All Districts)

 

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

 

C.55    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Lion Goodman (dba Lion Goodman and Associates), effective October 1, 2007, to increase the payment limit by $52,000 to a new payment limit of $77,000 to provide additional management recruitment services, with no change in the term of May 1, 2007 through April 30, 2008. (100% Enterprise Fund I)  (All Districts)

 

C.56    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with RHD Healthcare Consulting, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $154,744 to provide professional consultation and technical assistance with regard to compliance with billing and privacy issues for the period October 1, 2007 through September 30, 2008.  (100% Enterprise Fund I) (All Districts)

 

C.57    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 $1,100,000 to provide specialty mental health services to 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 $550,000. (50% Federal Medi-Cal; 46% State Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment; 4% Mental Health Realignment funding) (All Districts)

 

C.58    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Seneca Residential and Day Treatment Center for Children, to extend the term from September 30 through December 31, 2007 with no change in the payment limit of $2,263,025, to continue providing day treatment services at County’s Oak Grove Community Treatment Facility. (35% Federal Medi-Cal; 34% State Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment; 6% State Community Treatment Facility, 25% Mental Health Realignment funding) (All Districts)

 

C.59    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Maleah L. Novak (dba MLN Consulting Services), effective October 1, 2007, to increase the payment limit by $97,660 to a new payment limit of $229,765, to provide additional monitoring and training for DUI (Driving Under the Influence) Program providers, with no change in the original term of July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2009. (57% DUI Program Fees and 43% State General Funds, Federal Block Grant, Federal Drug Medi-Cal funding) (All Districts)

 

C.60    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with FamiliesFirst, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $50,000 to provide therapeutic behavioral services for the period August 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008, with a six-month automatic extension through December 31, 2008 in an amount not to exceed $25,000. (50% Federal Medi-Cal; 45% State Early and Periodic, Diagnosis, Screening and Treatment; 5% Mental Health Realignment funding) (All Districts)

 

C.61    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Youth Homes, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $1,752,324 to provide residential treatment services for County-referred youth in the Contra Costa Collaborative Continuum of Care Program for the period September 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008, with a six-month automatic extension through December 31, 2008 in an amount not to exceed $1,051,394. (36% Federal Medi-Cal; 34% State Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment; 15% State Senate Bill163; 10% Individuals with Disabilities Act; 5% Mental Health Realignment funding) (All Districts)

 

C.62    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with LTP CarePro, Inc. (dba Pleasant Hill Manor), effective October 1, 2007, to increase the payment limit by $24,000 to a new payment limit of $48,000 to provide additional augmented board and care services for mentally disordered clients, with no change in the original term of February 1, 2007 through January 31, 2008.  (100% Mental Health Realignment funding) (All Districts)

 

C.63    RATIFY purchase of services from Lincoln Child Center, Inc., for the period July 1, 2002 through June 30, 2003 and AUTHORIZE the Auditor-Controller to pay $109,053 outstanding balance for providing school-based mental health services for severely emotionally disturbed students and their families, as recommended by the Health Services Director.  (50% Federal Medi-Cal; 50% State Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment funding) (All Districts)

 

C.64    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Community Violence Solutions in an amount not to exceed $324,173 to provide Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment Program services for children who have been sexually molested or traumatized, 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 $162,087.  (50% Federal Medi-Cal; 50% State Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment funding) (All Districts)

 

C.65    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with West Coast Children’s Clinic 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.66    RATIFY purchase of services from Medstaff, Inc., for the period May 1, 2006 through April 30, 2007 and AUTHORIZE the Auditor-Controller to pay $34,678.76 outstanding balance for temporary nursing registry services at the Contra Costa Regional Medical and Health Centers, as recommended by the Health Services Director. (Enterprise Fund I) (All Districts)

 

C.67    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a cancellation agreement with Vista Staffing Solutions, Inc., effective at the close of business on September 14, 2007; and a new contract with Vista Staffing Solutions, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $800,000 to provide temporary physicians at the Contra Costa Regional Medical and Health Centers for the period September 15, 2007 through September 30, 2008.  (100% Enterprise Fund I) (All Districts)

 

C.68    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Brink & Associates, Inc., effective September 5, 2007, to increase the payment limit by $250,000 to a new payment limit of $550,000 to provide additional consultation with regard to regulatory compliance at the Contra Costa Regional Medical and Health Centers, with no change in the term of March 1, 2007 through August 31, 2008. (100% Enterprise Fund I) (All Districts)

 

C.69    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Dennis McBride, M.D., in an amount not to exceed $405,500 to provide primary care physician services at the County's adult and juvenile detention facilities for the period September 1, 2007 through August 31, 2009. (100% Enterprise Fund I) (All Districts)

 

C.70    ACKNOWLEDGE receipt of notice from Muir Orthopaedic Specialist, A Medical Group, Inc., requesting termination of a contract to provide orthopedic services at the Contra Costa Regional Medical and Health Centers, effective at the end of the workday on November 1, 2007, as recommended by the Health Services Director. (All Districts)

 

C.71    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with George Lee, M.D., in an amount not to exceed $1,110,000 to provide anesthesiology services for the Contra Costa Regional Medical and Health Centers for the period September 1, 2007 through August 31, 2010. (100% Enterprise Fund I) (All Districts)

 

C.72    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Purchasing Agent, or designee, to issue a purchase order to Moose Boats, Inc., in the amount of $1,190,299.68 for the purchase of two Marine Patrol vessels under the U.S. Department of Homeland Security 2006 Infrastructure Protection Program-Port Security Grant. (All Districts)

 

C.73    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Animal Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Jennifer Ambacher (dba Complete Canine), to increase the payment limit by $4,000 to a new payment limit of $89,000 and extend the term from July 1 through August 30, 2007 to provide animal behavior consulting services. (Budgeted) (All Districts)

 

C.74    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Sheriff-Coroner, or designee, to execute a contract with ANKA Behavioral Health, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $250,000 to provide supportive services to Mentally Ill Offender Crime Reduction Grant clients for the period October 15, 2007 through June 30, 2008. (100% State Grant funding) (All Districts)

 

C.75    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Development Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Entrix, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $359,898 to prepare an environmental impact report for a hydrogen and fuel pipeline in the Martinez area, for the period October 17, 2007 to October 16, 2008. (100% Applicant fees) (District II)

 

C.76    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Clerk-Recorder, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with ForeFront Election Solutions, LLC, to increase payment limit by $12,215 to a new payment limit of $45,215 and extend the term from September 30 to November 30, 2007 to provide additional on-site support, and planning and procedures documentation services to the Elections Division. (Federal Help America Vote Act funds) (All Districts)

 

C.77    RATIFY the contract with Quint and Thimmig in the amount of $24,500 to provide legal counsel related to the formation of the Stormwater Management Facilities Community Facilities District for the period January 1 through December 31, 2007, as recommended by the Community Development Director. (District I)

 

Other Actions

 

C.78    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.79    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute an Unpaid Student Training Agreement with Samuel Merritt College to provide field instruction in the Health Services Department for the University’s students for the period October 1, 2007 through September 30, 2010.  (Non-financial agreement) (All Districts)

 

C.80    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute an Unpaid Student Training Agreement with University of the Pacific to provide field instruction in the Health Services Department for the University’s students for the period September 1, 2007 through August 31, 2010.  (Non-financial agreement) (All Districts)

 

C.81    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute an Unpaid Student Training Agreement with San Jose State University to provide field instruction in the Health Services Department for the University’s students for the period September 1, 2007 through August 31, 2010.  (Non-financial agreement) (All Districts)

 

C.82    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute an Unpaid Student Training Agreement with California State University, Sacramento, to provide field instruction in the Health Services Department for the University’s students for the period September 1, 2007 through August 31, 2012.  (Non-financial agreement) (All Districts)

 

C.83    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee to execute an Unpaid Student Training Agreement with Touro University-California to provide field instruction in the Health Services Department for the University’s students for the period September 1, 2007 through August 31, 2008. (Non-financial agreement) (All Districts)

 

C.84    APPROVE the providers recommended by the Contra Costa Health Plan’s Credentialing Committee at the September 18, 2007 meeting, as recommended by the Health Services Director. (All Districts)

 

C.85    ADOPT policies and procedures of the Office of the Sheriff-Coroner’s Custody Alternative Program, as recommended by the Sheriff-Coroner. (All Districts)

 

C.86    ADOPT policies and procedures of the Office of the Sheriff’s County Parole Program, as recommended by the Sheriff-Coroner. (All Districts)

 

C.87    APPROVE additional Fiscal Year 2007/08 allocations from the Keller Canyon Landfill Mitigation Fund to the Sheriff’s Department in an amount not to exceed $73,837 to a new total allocation of $555,102 to provide enhanced law enforcement services in the Bay Point area and to the Animal Services Department in an amount not to exceed $15,427 to a new total allocation of $23,427 to fund district resident cat spaying and neutering services. (No impact to the general fund) (District V)

 

C.88    AUTHORIZE the Deputy Director-Redevelopment to prepare and submit the necessary applications and certifications to the California Debt Limit Allocation Committee to obtain $6,933,497 in Private Activity Bond authority for Mortgage Credit Certificates. (No impact to the General Fund, 100% Program Fees) (All Districts)

 

C.89    ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/590 authorizing the issuance of Multi-Family Housing Revenue Bonds pursuant to Section 147(f) of the Internal Revenue Code in an amount not to exceed $30 million to finance the construction of the East Leland Family Apartments, Pittsburg area. (Debt to be repaid from third party revenues) (District V)

 

C.90    APPROVE the Fiscal Year 2007/08 Emergency Shelter Grant (ESG) allocation plan in the amount of $152,718 for six specified projects and program administration and AUTHORIZE the Deputy Director-Redevelopment, or designee, to execute associated project agreements; APPROVE changing the ESG funding cycle to coincide with the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding cycle and directing staff to present ESG funding recommendations to the Family and Human Services Committee. (All Districts)

 

Redevelopment Agency

 

C.91    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Redevelopment Director to execute a contract with Talin Aghazarian in the amount of $117,000 to provide planning services for redevelopment areas for the period October 1, 2007 to October 31, 2008. (100% Developer fees) (All Districts)

 

C.92    ADOPT final changes to close out the Fiscal Year 2006/2007 Redevelopment Agency Budget, including changes to revenues, appropriations, reserves, and designations; and AUTHORIZE the Auditor-Controller to make the necessary changes in the financial accounting system, as recommended by the Executive Director. (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

11-05-07

11-05-07

    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

   Canceled

  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