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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 23, 2007

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

 

 

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

 

Inspirational Thought-  Protecting and investing in children is the foundation of a better future, and unless this investment is made, all of humanity's most fundamental long-term problems will remain fundamental long-term problems.”  ~James P. Grant

 

CONSIDER CONSENT ITEMS   (Items listed as C.1 through C.81 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 Bette Lucey of the Health Services Department for 35 years of dedicated County Service, as recommended by the Health Services Director. (Cheri Pies, Health Services Department) (All Districts)

 

PR.2    PRESENTATION to declare October 23–31 as “Red Ribbon Week” in Contra Costa County. (Supervisor Piepho; Harold Parsley, Alcohol and Other Drugs Advisory Committee)

 

SHORT DISCUSSIONS ITEMS  Approved as listed except as noted below:

 

SD.1    PUBLIC COMMENT (3 Minutes/Speaker)

The following people spoke:

 

§       Greg Enholm, Concord Community Advisory Committee, spoke regarding the future of Concord Naval Weapons Station;

 

§       Rollie Katz, Business Manager, PEU, Local 1, submitted data to the Board on healthcare costs versus salaries.

 

The following people submitted comment via electronic mail:

 

§       Anonymous wrote asking if the County keeps track of birth defects from pregnant women living in/near the Hercules waterfront;

 

§       Veronica Vale wrote complaining of the lack of care given at the Contra Costa Regional Medical Center.

 

 

SD.2    CONSIDER any Consent Items previously removed.

 

SD.3    HEARING, as required by Section 147(f) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to consider information concerning the proposed issuance by the California Municipal Financing Authority of one or more series of revenue bonds in an aggregate principal amount not to exceed $53,000,000; and to consider adopting Resolution No. 2007/566, approving a revenue bond financing to be issued by the California Municipal Financing Authority to benefit Republic Services, Inc. (Lisa Driscoll, County Administrator’s Office) (All Districts)

CLOSED the hearing concerning the proposed issuance by the California Municipal Financing Authority of one or more series of revenue bonds in an aggregate principal amount not to exceed $53,000,000; and ADOPTED Resolution No. 2007/566 approving a revenue bond financing to be issued by the California Municipal Financing Authority to benefit Republic Services, Inc.

 

SD.4    CONSIDER approving and adopting a policy for the calculation of Traffic Mitigation Fees for wineries and olive mills in the unincorporated County area. (Chris Lau, Public Works Department) (No impact to the General Fund) (All Districts)

APPROVED and ADOPTED a policy for the calculation of Traffic Mitigation Fees for wineries and olive mills in the unincorporated County area.

 

DELIBERATION ITEMS

 

D.1      HEARING, pursuant to state law, to consider the request of the Sheriff-Coroner to utilize 2007/08 Supplemental Law Enforcement Services funds for continuing Air Support Program services and for local deputy patrol services.  (Commander Kevin Ryan, Sheriff-Coroner Department) (All Districts)

CLOSED the public hearing and APPROVED the Sheriff’s request to utilize Government Code Section 30061(b)(3) Front Line Law Enforcement (SLESF) funds for continuing Air Support Program services and local law enforcement services.

 

D.2      CONSIDER authorizing the Sheriff-Coroner to establish an integrated countywide all-hazard public alert and warning system and a countywide incident notification system for senior governmental staff and emergency response agencies and organizations, and report back to the Internal Operations Committee with recommendations for any Board policies required to implement such systems; and to execute a contract with SquareLoop, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $50,000 for a one-year countywide trial of location-selective cellular public alerting as a component of the Community Warning System. (Supervisor Bonilla) (All Districts)

AUTHORIZED the Sheriff-Coroner to establish an integrated countywide all-hazard public alert and warning system and a countywide incident notification system for senior governmental staff and emergency response agencies and organizations, and report back to the Internal Operations Committee with recommendations for any Board policies required to implement such systems; and to execute a contract with SquareLoop, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $50,000 for a one-year countywide trial of location-selective cellular public alerting as a component of the Community Warning System.

 

D.3      CONSIDER accepting report from the Health Services Department on current State health care reform proposals. (William Walker, M.D., Health Services Director) (All Districts)

 

Closed Session

 

1:00P.M.

 

D.4      HEARING to consider adoption of Ordinance No. 2007-53 entitled “The East Contra Costa County Habitat Conservation Plan/Natural Community Conservation Plan Fees and Implementation Procedures,” and related actions. (John Kopchik, Community Development Department) (No impact to the General Fund) (Districts III, IV, and V)

CLOSED the hearing; ADOPTED Ordinance No. 2007-53 entitled “The East Contra Costa County Habitat Conservation Plan/Natural Community Conservation Plan Fees and Implementation Procedures”; DIRECTED the Community Development Department Director and the Auditor-Controller to establish a trust fund for revenues from HCP/NCCP implementation fees and the Treasurer to invest said monies with interest to accrue in the trust fund account; and DIRECTED the Community Development Department Director or his designee to file a Notice of Determination with the County Clerk.

 

D.5      ACCEPT report prepared by the County Administrator’s Office on a proposal to implement Proposition 90 (Property Tax Transfer) in Contra Costa County and CONSIDER action to be taken, as recommended by the Finance Committee. (Supervisor Piepho) (All Districts)

ACCEPTED the report; DIRECTED staff to issue a letter of interest requesting input from the 19 cities of Contra Costa and Contra Costa Special Districts Association, informing them that the County is exploring legislative remedy to reduce the five year Proposition 90 requirement to two years; DIRECTED staff to report to the Finance Committee after receiving responses; and DIRECTED the issue subsequently be brought to the Urban Counties Caucus and the California State Association of Counties to explore whether there is interest in reducing the Proposition 90 requirement to two years.

 

Supplemental Calendar of Closed Session Items

Tuesday, October 23, 2007, 9:30 a.m. and thereafter

Board Chambers Room 107 and Room 101

 

A.         CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATORS

 

1.         Agency Negotiators: Lori Gentles and Linda Ashcraft.

 

Employee Organizations: Contra Costa County Employees’ Assn., Local No. 1; Am. Fed., State, County, & Mun. Empl., Locals 512 and 2700; Calif. Nurses Assn.; Service Empl. Int’l Union, Local 535; District Attorney’s Investigators Assn.; Deputy Sheriffs Assn.; United Prof. Firefighters, Local 1230; Physicians’ & Dentists’ Org. of Contra Costa; Western Council of Engineers; United Chief Officers Assn.; Service Empl. Int’l Union United Health Care Workers West; East County Firefighters’ Assn.; Contra Costa County Defenders Assn.; Probation Peace Officers Assn. of Contra Costa County; and Contra Costa County Deputy District Attorneys’ Assn.

 

2.         Agency Negotiators:  Lori Gentles and John Cullen.

 

Unrepresented Employees: All unrepresented agency management employees (Resolution No. 2007/366, including its Exhibits), unrepresented nursing classification employees, and all other unrepresented agency employees.

B.         CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL--EXISTING LITIGATION  (Gov. Code, § 54956.9(a))

1.                          Zameer Azam v. Contra Costa County, U.S.D.C. No. C 05-1858 

2.                          Jack Schmidt v. Contra Costa County, C.C.C. Superior Court No. C 06-2216  

3.                          Mary Dani v. Contra Costa County, W.C.A.B. No. WCK 66053, OAK 300367 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


CONSENT ITEMS

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

 

Road and Transportation

 

C.1      ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/596 approving and authorizing the Public Works Director, or designee, to fully close a portion of Bixler Road from November 7 through December 21, 2007, 24 hours per day, for the purpose of offsite road and utility improvements for Road Acceptance 06-01232, Brentwood area.  (District III)

 

Engineering Services

 

C.2      DA 04-00034 (Cross-reference SD 99-08381):  ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/597 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, Danville area. (District III)

 

C.3      RA 03-01153 (Cross-reference SD 99-08306):  ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/598 accepting completion of warranty period and release of cash deposit for faithful performance for project being developed by Shapell Industries of Northern California, as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.4      RA 03-01154 (Cross-reference SD 99-08306):  ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/599 accepting completion of warranty period and release of cash deposit for faithful performance for project being developed by Shapell Industries of Northern California, a division of Shapell Industries, Inc., as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.5      RA 05-01191 (Cross-reference SD 05-08957):  ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/600 accepting offer of dedication for roadway purposes for project being developed by Donald E. Taylor and Duetta E. Taylor, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Tassajara Valley area. (District III)

 

C.6      SD 99-08150:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/601 accepting completion of landscape warranty period and release of cash deposit for faithful performance 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.7      SD 05-08967: ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/602 accepting offer of dedication for roadway purposes for project being developed by Loving and Campos, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Martinez area. (District II)

 

Special Districts & County Airports

 

C.8      APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Airports Director, or designee, to execute hangar rental agreement with Marc Harvey, effective August 1, 2007, in the monthly amount of $345 for a T-hangar at Buchanan Field Airport, Pacheco area. (Revenue accrues to the Airport Enterprise Fund) (District IV)

 

C.9      APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Fire Chief, Contra Costa County Fire Protection District, or designee, to execute a contract with SpecTIR, LLC,  in the amount of $62,850 to collect, process, and analyze hyperspectral imaging (HIS) and light detection and ranging (LiDAR) remote sensed data used for fire risk analysis for the period August 14 to December 31, 2007. (100% District funds, Budgeted) (All Districts)

 

Claims, Collections & Litigation

 

C.10    DENY claims for California State Automobile Association for Linda Baptiste;  Darcy Simmons; Jose Luis Lopez; Howard V. Golub and Juvy C. Golub; Victoria Cho; Phillip Marks; Kiersten Peddie; Wilma Winfield; Diana Smith; Shirley Coats; Lana Brunetti; Sandra Aldana on behalf of Jonathan Paz; Anne M. Thibault; California State Auto Association for Frederick & Maureen Leitz; Rodney A. Mariani and amended claim for Sibboleth Adell. (All Districts)

 

Honors & Proclamations

 

C.11    ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/555 declaring October 23–31 as “Red Ribbon Week” in Contra Costa County, as recommended by Supervisor Piepho. (All Districts) (See PR.2)

 

C.12    ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/568 honoring Boy Scout Troop 243 Assistant Scout Master John “Sparky” Andrews upon his retirement for over 20 years of strong troop leadership, as recommended by Supervisor Uilkema. (District II)

 

C.13    ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/595 recognizing Bette Lucey for providing 35 years of service to Contra Costa County, as recommended by the Health Services Department. (All Districts) (See PR.1)

 

Appointments & Resignations

 

C.14    DECLARE vacant the District III-B seat on the Countywide Youth Commission held by Caitlin Cappa due to resignation and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy, as recommended by Supervisor Piepho. (District III)

 

C.15    RE-APPOINT Stephanie Danner to the District III-A seat on the Countywide Youth Commission, as recommended by Supervisor Piepho. (District III)

 

C.16    RE-APPOINT Utkarsh Vasa to the District III-C seat on the Countywide Youth Commission, as recommended by Supervisor Piepho. (District III)

 

Appropriation Adjustments  - FY 2007/08

 

C.17    General Services (0063,0079): APPROVE Appropriations Adjustment No. 5018 to transfer appropriations in the amount of $6,341 from building maintenance to fleet services to purchase one replacement computer server for the General Services Department. (All Districts)

 

C.18    General Services (0063): APPROVE Appropriations and Revenue Adjustment No. 5012 authorizing new revenue in Fleet Operations in the amount of $45,815 from accumulated depreciation and estimated salvage and appropriating it to purchase four replacement vehicles for the Office of the District Attorney. (All Districts)

 

C.19    General Services (0063): APPROVE Appropriations and Revenue Adjustment No. 5015 authorizing new revenue in Fleet Operations in the amount of $12,008 from accumulated depreciation and estimated salvage and appropriating it to purchase one replacement vehicle for the Sheriff-Coroner. (All Districts)

 

C.20    General Services (0063): APPROVE Appropriations and Revenue Adjustment No. 5017 authorizing new revenue in Fleet Operations in the amount of $23,178 from accumulated depreciation and estimated salvage and appropriating it to purchase one replacement vehicle for the Health Services Department. (All Districts)

 

C.21    General Services (0063): APPROVE Appropriations and Revenue Adjustment No. 5016 authorizing new revenue in Fleet Operations in the amount of $42,253 from accumulated depreciation and estimated salvage and appropriating it to purchase two replacement vehicles for the Office of the Sheriff-Coroner. (All Districts)

 

C.22    Supplemental Law Enforcement Services Fund (0241): APPROVE Appropriations and Revenue Adjustment No. 5013 authorizing new revenue in the Supplemental Law Enforcement Fund in the amount of $16,833 from accumulated depreciation and estimated salvage and appropriating it to purchase one replacement vehicle for the Office of the District Attorney. (All Districts)

 

C.23    Public Works (123100): APPROVE Appropriations and Revenue Adjustment No. 5023 authorizing the Auditor-Controller to release $204,482 from Designation Reserve Hercules/Rodeo/Crockett Area of Benefit and to appropriate it for project expenses of the Hercules/Rodeo/Crockett Area of Benefit. (District II)

 

C.24    County Counsel (0030): APPROVE Appropriation and Revenue Adjustment No. 5003 authorizing new revenue in the amount of $169,340 from the Liability Trust Fund and appropriating it for expenses incurred for the salary and benefits for the Civil Litigation Unit. (All Districts)

 

Personnel Actions

 

C.25    ADOPT Position Adjustment No. 20453 to cancel three vacant Clerk Specialist Level (represented) positions in the Clerk-Recorder Department. (Unfunded positions, no fiscal impact) (All Districts)

 

C.26    ADOPT Position Adjustment No. 20454 to add two Election Services Technician (represented) positions and cancel two vacant Clerk Senior Level (represented) positions in the Clerk-Recorder Department, Election Services Division. (100% General Fund, Budgeted) (All Districts)

 

C.27    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20458 to transition one Health Services Department Senior Health Education Specialist-Project position (represented) into the Merit System. (No fiscal impact) (All Districts)

 

C.28    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20464 to transition one Health Services Department Community Health Worker II-Project position (represented) into the Merit System. (No fiscal impact) (All Districts)

 

C.29    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20457 to add one Administrative Services Assistant III position (unrepresented) in the Health Services Department. (100% Measure H-Emergency Medical Services funding) (All Districts)  

 

C.30    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20455 to reallocate the Health Services Department's classes of Public Health Nurse Program Manager (unrepresented); Director, Public Health Clinic Services (unrepresented); and Communicable Disease Program Chief (unrepresented) on the Salary Schedule, as recommended by the Assistant County Administrator-Human Resources Director.  (100% Enterprise I funds) (All Districts)

 

C.31    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20456 to add one Supervising Accountant position (unrepresented) and one Accountant I position (unrepresented); and cancel one Background Investigator II position (represented) and one Clerical Supervisor position (represented) in the Administrative Services Bureau Division of the Office of the Sheriff, as recommended by the Assistant County Administrator-Human Resources Director. (100% General Fund) (All Districts)

 

C.32    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20460 to cancel one Library Literacy Director position (unrepresented-exempt) in the Library Department. (Not funded) (All Districts)

 

C.33    ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/510 implementing a performance pay plan for the classes of Executive Secretary-Exempt (unrepresented), Executive Assistant to the County Administrator-Exempt (unrepresented), Sheriff’s Executive Assistant-Exempt (unrepresented), District Attorney Program Assistant-Exempt (unrepresented), and Executive Secretary-DCSS (unrepresented), as recommended by the Assistant County Administrator-Human Resources Director. (77% General Fund, 23% Revenue Offset) (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.34    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, effective July 1, 2007, to make technical adjustments to the Ryan White, Part C HIV Early Intervention Planning Grant Agreement, with no change in the payment limit of $326,368 and no change in the term of July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008.  (No County match) (District I)

 

C.35    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with the State Department of Health Services, Office of AIDS, to pay the County an amount not to exceed $7,006 to provide the AIDS Drug Assistance Program for the period July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008. (No County match)  (All Districts)

 

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

 

C.36    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Development Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Dowling Associates, Inc., to extend the term from November 6, 2007 to November 6, 2008, with no change to the payment limit for the provisioning of traffic engineering and transportation planning services. (All Districts)

 

C.37    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with Adolescent Treatment Centers, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $170,000 to provide day rehabilitation and mental health services for seriously emotionally disturbed dually-diagnosed adolescents at the Thunder Road Facility 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 $85,000.
(50% Federal Medi-Cal; 50% State Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment funding) (All Districts)

 

C.38    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with Charis Youth Center in an amount not to exceed $200,000 to provide a day treatment program for seriously emotionally disturbed adolescents for the period July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008, with a six-month automatic extension through December 31, 2008 in an amount not to exceed $100,000.  (25% Federal Medi Cal; 22% State Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment; 50% Individuals with Disabilities Act; 3% Mental Health Realignment funding) (All Districts)

 

C.39    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Fred Finch Children’s Home, Inc. (dba Fred Finch Youth Center), in an amount not to exceed $50,000 to provide therapeutic behavioral services for seriously emotionally disturbed youth 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 $25,000. (50% Federal Medi-Cal; 47% State Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment; 3% Mental Health Realignment funding) (All Districts)

 

C.40    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Bay Area Youth Centers, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $50,000 to provide residential treatment services for mentally or emotionally disturbed youth 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 $25,000.  (50% Federal Medi-Cal; 45% State Early and Periodic, Screening, Diagnostic and Treatment Program; 5% Mental Health Realignment funding) (All Districts)

 

C.41    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Modesto RLC, LLC, in an amount not to exceed $50,000 to provide augmented board and care services for County-referred mentally disordered clients for the period September 1, 2007 through August 31, 2008. (100% Mental Health Realignment funding) (All Districts)

 

C.42    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with Milhous Children’s Services, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $678,200 to provide a day treatment program and mental health services for the period July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008, with a six-month automatic extension through December 31, 2008 in an amount not to exceed $339,100.  (44% Federal Medi-Cal; 43% State Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment; 11% Individuals with Disabilities Education Act; 2% Mental Health Realignment funding) (All Districts)

 

C.43    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with Fred Finch Children’s Home, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $355,528 to provide an intensive day treatment program and medication support services for seriously emotionally disturbed adolescents for the period July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008, with a six-month automatic extension through December 31, 2008 in an amount not to exceed $177,764.  (45% Federal Medi-Cal; 40% State Early and Periodic, Screening, Diagnostic and Treatment Program; 5% Mental Health Realignment; 10% Individuals with Disabilities Education Act funding) (All Districts)

 

C.44    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with On Assignment Staffing Services, Inc., effective October 1, 2007, to decrease the payment limit by $200,000 to a new payment limit of $2,550,000 to provide fewer hours of temporary nursing coverage at Contra Costa Regional Medical and Health Centers, with no change in the term of June 1, 2007 through May 31, 2008. (100% Enterprise Fund I funds) (All Districts)

 

C.45    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with California Nurses Bureau, effective October 1, 2007, to decrease the payment limit by $250,000 to a new payment limit of $150,000 to provide fewer hours of temporary nursing coverage at Contra Costa Regional Medical and Health Centers, with no change in the original term of January 1 through December 31, 2007. (100% Enterprise Fund I funds) (All Districts)

 

C.46    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Travel Nurse Across America, effective October 1, 2007, to decrease the payment limit by $100,000 to a new payment limit of $100,000 to provide fewer hours of temporary nursing coverage at Contra Costa Regional Medical and Health Centers, with no change in the term of July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008. (100% Enterprise Fund I funds) (All Districts)

 

C.47    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director or designee to execute a contract amendment with Nighthawk Radiology Services, LLC, effective September 19, 2007, to increase the payment limit by $75,000 to a new payment limit of $300,000 to provide additional teleradiology services, with no change in the term of March 1, 2005 through February 28, 2008.  (100% Enterprise Fund I funds) (All Districts)

 

C.48    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with All Health Services, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $500,000 to provide temporary medical staffing services at the Detention Facilities and at Contra Costa Regional Medical and Health Centers for the period October 1, 2007 through September 30, 2009.  (100% Enterprise Fund I funds) (All Districts)

 

C.49    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Contra Costa Regional Health Foundation in an amount not to exceed $125,000 to provide professional consultation services to the Health Services Director with regard to the Contra Costa Regional Medical and Health Centers for the period October 1, 2007 through September 30, 2008.  (100% Enterprise Fund I funds) (All Districts)

 

C.50     APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Stephanie Farnum-Scholer in an amount not to exceed $43,260 to continue to provide post-adoption educational and advocacy services to adoptive families and children for the period November 1, 2007 to October 31, 2008. (Budgeted: 100% Federal - Promoting Safe and Stable Families Program funding) (All Districts)

 

C.51     APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with ElderCare and Fiduciary Services in an amount not to exceed $36,000 to provide money management services for Multi-purpose Senior Services Program clients for the January 1, 2008 through December 31, 2009. (Budgeted: 100% State Multi-Purpose Senior Service Program funding) (All Districts)

 

C.52     APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Richmond Elementary School, Inc., effective September 1, 2007, to increase the payment limit by $60,000 to a new payment limit of $116,000, with no change in the term July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008, due to an increase in number of children to be provided Head Start enhancement services by this contract.  (100% Federal funds)  (District I) 

 

C.53     APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with We Care Services for Children not to exceed $24,000 for Head Start enhancement services for the period September 1, 2007 through August 30, 2008.  (100% Federal funds) (All Districts)

 

C.54     APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with YMCA of the East Bay, effective September 1, 2007, to increase the payment limit by $12,000 to a new payment limit of $189,600, with no change in the term July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008 due to an increase in number of children to be provided Head Start services by this contract.  (100% Federal funds) (District I)

 

C.55     APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute contracts for family literacy preschool services for the period September 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008 (100% State funds)  (All Districts): 

 

Contractor

Program

Contract Amount

Richmond Elementary School Inc.

State Preschool, full day and part day

             $184,874

First Baptist Church of Pittsburg

State Preschool, part day

             $134,496

 

 

 

 

C.56    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Deputy Director-Redevelopment to execute a contract with the Contra Costa Centre Association in an amount not to exceed $445,744 to provide transportation demand management services for the period July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008. (County Service Area and Redevelopment funds) (District IV)

 

C.57    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the General Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Theodore Johnson, effective October 23, 2007, to increase the payment limit by $50,000 to a new payment limit of $150,000 and extend the term from December 31, 2007 to June 30, 2008 to provide additional capital project management services. (Various capitol project budgets) (All Districts)

 

Leases

 

C.58    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the General Services Director, or designee, to execute a ground lease with the Mt. Diablo Unified School District for approximately 960 square feet of classroom space at 2450 Grant Street, Concord area, for continued occupancy by the Health Services Department Mental Health Division for the period July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008. (County’s cost offset by third party revenues) (District IV)

 

Other Actions

 

C.59    ACCEPT report prepared by the County Administrator on corrective actions to address findings and recommendations in the Countywide Single Audit for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2006, as recommended by the Finance Committee. (All Districts)

 

C.60    ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/603 authorizing the issuance of an additional $34 million in Multi-Family Housing Revenue Bonds pursuant to Section 147(f) of the Internal Revenue Code for the construction of the Transit Village Apartments at the Contra Costa Centre (Pleasant Hill BART), as recommended by the Community Development Director. (Debt service to be paid from non-county revenues) (District IV)

 

C.61    DECLARE as surplus and AUTHORIZE the Purchasing Agent, or designee, to dispose of specified vehicles and equipment no longer needed for public use, as recommended by the General Services Director. (All Districts)

 

C.62    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Librarian to close the Downtown Walnut Creek Library as of November 30, 2007 and open the interim Walnut Creek Park Place Library on January 2, 2008, as recommended by the Librarian. (Cost savings) (Districts II and IV)

 

C.63    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the County Administrator, or designee, to execute a contract with Alcalde & Fay in an amount not to exceed $349,500 for federal legislative advocacy services for the three-year period of November 1, 2007 to October 31, 2010. (Budgeted: 100% County General Fund) (All Districts)

 

C.64    ACCEPT status report from the Ad Hoc Municipal Advisory Council (MAC) Committee, as recommended by Supervisors Piepho and Glover. (All Districts)

 

C.65    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee to execute an Unpaid Student Training Agreement with Boston Reed Company 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.66    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee to execute an Unpaid Student Training Agreement with Mt. Diablo Unified School District 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.67    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.68    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, County Flood Control and Water Conservation District, Pacheco area. (Flood Control Zone 3B funding) (Districts II and IV)

 

C.69    ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/594 for the purpose of facilitating the formation of school facilities improvement districts by school districts and community college districts located in the County, and the issuance of general obligation bonds by such school facilities improvement districts to finance school facilities, as recommended by the County Administrator. (All Districts)

 

C.70    AUTHORIZE the Deputy Director-Redevelopment, or designee, to execute an amendment to the Note and Repayment Agreements to extend the term of two loans to Riverhouse Associates, one from August 16, 2006 in the amount of $53,090, and one from August 16, 2007 in the amount of $250,000, to December 31, 2008, for acquisition and rehabilitation of the Riverhouse Apartments, Martinez, as recommended by the Community Development Director. (100% United States Department of  Housing and Urban Development funding) (District II)

 

C.71    ACCEPT the annual update on the activities of the Service Integration Program, as recommended by the Family and Human Services Committee. (All Districts)

 

C.72    ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/604 affirming the authority of the Human Resources Department to provide employment benefits to the Contra Costa Children and Families Commission Executive Director and staff as specified by the Commission, as recommended by the County Administrator.  (No fiscal impact to the County) (All Districts)

 

C.73    ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/604 approving and authorizing the Deputy Director-Redevelopment to execute an Assignment, Assumption, and Consent Agreement by and among the County; EOP-Oak Road I, LLC; EOP-Oak Road II, LLC; CA-Station Landing Development Company, LLC; the California State Automobile Association, and the County Redevelopment Agency; and APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Deputy Director-Redevelopment to execute a Consent and Subordination Agreement by and among the County; CA-Station Landing Development Company, LLC; Bank of America, N.A.; and the County Redevelopment Agency, to facilitate financing for the construction of a six-story office building in the Contra Costa Centre area, as recommended by the Community Development Director.  (No impact to the County General Fund) (District IV) (Consider with C.81)

 

Redevelopment Agency

 

C.74    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Redevelopment Director to execute the Purchase and Sale Agreement between Contra Costa County Redevelopment Agency and Jorge Rubalcava; ACCEPT the Grant Deed from Jorge Rubalcava and AUTHORIZE payment for property rights for Assessor’s Parcel No. 094-015-013 in connection with the Orbisonia Heights Redevelopment Project, Bay Point area. (100% Agency funds) (District V)

 

C.75    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Redevelopment Director to execute the Purchase and Sale Agreement between Contra Costa County Redevelopment Agency and Francine L. Pratt; ACCEPT the Grant Deed from Francine Pratt and AUTHORIZE payment for property rights for Assessor’s Parcel No. 094-012-027 in connection with the Orbisonia Heights Redevelopment Project, Bay Point area. (100% Agency funds) (District V)

 

C.76    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Redevelopment Director to execute the Purchase and Sale Agreement between Contra Costa County Redevelopment Agency and Salvador and Ildelisa Arteaga; ACCEPT the Grant Deed from Salvador and Ildelisa Arteaga and AUTHORIZE payment for property rights for Assessor’s Parcel No. 094-013-006 in connection with the Orbisonia Heights Redevelopment Project, Bay Point area. (100% Agency funds) (District V)

 

C.77    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Redevelopment Director to execute the Purchase and Sale Agreement between Contra Costa County Redevelopment Agency and Fermin J. and Margarita Duenas; ACCEPT the Grant Deed from Fermin J. and Margarita Duenas and AUTHORIZE payment for property rights for Assessor’s Parcel No. 094-012-024 in connection with the Orbisonia Heights Redevelopment Project, Bay Point area. (100% Agency funds) (District V)

 

C.78    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Redevelopment Director to execute the Purchase and Sale Agreement between Contra Costa County Redevelopment Agency and David Jon Camera; ACCEPT the Grant Deed from David Jon Camera and AUTHORIZE payment for property rights for Assessor’s Parcel No. 094-015-014 in connection with the Orbisonia Heights Redevelopment Project, Bay Point area. (100% Agency funds) (District V)

 

C.79    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Redevelopment Director to execute the Purchase and Sale Agreement between Contra Costa County Redevelopment Agency and Thomas A. and Yolanda Chatham; ACCEPT the Grant Deed from Thomas A. and Yolanda Chatham and AUTHORIZE payment for property rights for Assessor’s Parcel No. 094-015-012 in connection with the Orbisonia Heights Redevelopment Project, Bay Point area. (100% Agency funds) (District V)

 

C.80    ADOPT Redevelopment Agency Budget for Fiscal Year 2007/08 as required by California Health and Safety Code Section 33606, as requested by the Executive Director. (No impact to the County General Fund) (All Districts)

 

C.81    ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/606 approving and authorizing the Redevelopment Director to execute an Assignment, Assumption, and Consent Agreement by and among the County Redevelopment Agency; EOP-Oak Road I, LLC; EOP-Oak Road II, LLC; CA-Station Landing Development Company, LLC; the California State Automobile Association, and Contra Costa County; and APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Redevelopment Director to execute a Consent and Subordination Agreement by and among the County Redevelopment Agency; CA-Station Landing Development Company, LLC; Bank of America, N.A.; and Contra Costa County, to facilitate financing for the construction of a six-story office building in the Contra Costa Centre area, as recommended by the Community Development Director.  (No impact to the County General Fund) (District IV) (Consider with C.73)

 

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

11-12-07

As needed

  Canceled

  Canceled

See above

See above

 

 

 

AD HOC COMMITTIES

 

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

 

       Airport Committee:        Chair, Supervisor Mary N. Piepho

       Legislation Committee:  Chair, Supervisor Susan A. Bonilla

       Smart Growth:               Chair, Supervisor Federal D. Glover

       Violence Prevention:      Chair, Supervisor John Gioia

 

 

 

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

 

 

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

 

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