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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

September 25, 2007

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

 

 

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

 

Inspirational Thought-  "The fearless are merely fearless. People who act in spite of their fear are truly brave."  ~ James A. LaFonde-Lewis

 

CONSIDER CONSENT ITEMS   (Items listed as C.1 through C.89 on the following agenda)Items are subject to removal from Consent Calendar by request of any Supervisor or on request for discussion by a member of the public. Items removed from this section will be considered with the Short Discussion Items.

Approved as listed except as noted: C.38, C60.

 

PRESENTATIONS   Approved as listed.

 

PR.1    PRESENTATION to recognize Sheriff’s Deputies Michael Tegeler and Howard Shiells for their rescue of a drowning toddler. (Supervisor Piepho) (All Districts)

 

PR.2    PRESENTATION of resolutions and certificates of appreciation to participants in the Lower Walnut Creek Interim Protection Measures Project, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Concord/Pacheco area.  (Supervisor Piepho; Maurice Shiu, County Flood Control and Water Conservation District Chief Engineer) (Districts II and IV)

 

PR.3    PRESENTATION to declare October 2007 as Domestic Violence Awareness Month in Contra Costa County. (Supervisor Bonilla) (All Districts)

 

PR.4    PRESENTATION to recognize Stephen J. Ybarra, Auditor-Controller, on the occasion of receiving the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada. (Supervisor Piepho; Eric Cheung, Government Finance Officers Association) (All Districts)

 

SHORT DISCUSSIONS ITEMS    Approved as listed except as noted below:

 

SD.1    PUBLIC COMMENT (3 Minutes/Speaker)

The following people spoke:

 

  • Mary Harms, In Home Support Services (IHSS) Employee from Service Employees International Union (SEIU), requested the Board approve provision of vision insurance for the IHSS Employees;
  • Daniel Amethyst, Antioch resident, requested the Board help him to find an attorney for his claim against the County;
  • Mildred Brown, IHSS Employee, requested the Board increase wages for IHSS employees; and
  • Charles Evans II, Richmond resident, requested fair treatment from the Board.

 

The following people provided their comments via electronic mail:

 

  • Rikki Cole referred to a recent Board meeting in which a resident was cited for having waste materials on her property, telling the Board that merely enforcing code violations will not address the more serious psychological issues at work; and
  • Article on “States putting bullying bosses on notice/Act like a jerk and you risk a costly suit.”… By Molly Selvin, Los Angeles Times.

 

SD.2    CONSIDER any Consent Items previously removed.

 

SD.3    CONSIDER accepting report from the Employment and Human Services Department and First 5 Contra Costa Children and Families Commission on “Preschool Makes a Difference,” as recommended by the Family and Human Services Committee. (Sean Casey, First 5) (All Districts)

ACCEPTED report from the Employment and Human Services Department and First 5 Contra Costa Children and Families Commission on “Preschool Makes a Difference,” as recommended by the Family and Human Services Committee.

 

SD.4    HEARING to consider adoption of Resolution No. 2007/528 accepting tabulation of mail-in ballots, confirming the Engineer’s diagram and assessment, and authorizing the levy of street light charges for Minor Subdivision 04-0024, Alamo area. (County Service Area L-100 Funds) (Warren Lai, Public Works Department) (District III)

CLOSED hearing; ADOPTED Resolution No. 2007/528 accepting tabulation of mail-in ballots, confirming the Engineer’s diagram and assessment, and authorizing the levy of street light charges for Minor Subdivision 04-0024, Alamo area.

 

SD.5            HEARING to consider adoption of Resolution No. 2007/509 on the proposed amendment to the itemized professional and service rates for the Health Services Department, effective October 1, 2007. (Sherman Quilan/Randy Sawyer, Health Services Department) (All Districts)

CLOSED hearing; ADOPTED Resolution No. 2007/509 on the proposed amendment to the itemized professional and service rates for the Health Services Department, effective October 1, 2007.

 

DELIBERATION ITEMS  Approved as listed except as noted below:

 

D.1      CONSIDER accepting report regarding the County’s Return to Work Program and status of its Workers’ Compensation Internal Services Fund; and establishing a minimum funded target level. (John Cullen, County Administrator) (All Districts)

ACCEPTED the report regarding the County’s Return to Work Program and status of its Workers’ Compensation Internal Services Fund; ESTABLISHED a minimum funded target level of 80%; and DIRECTED a copy of the report be forwarded to the Grand Jury.

 

D.2      CONSIDER accepting report of preliminary close-out figures for Fiscal Year 2006/07. (Lisa Driscoll, County Administrators Office) (All Districts)

 

D.3      ACCEPT report from the Community Development Director regarding the term of the regional planning commissions and DETERMINE action to be taken. (Catherine Kutsuris, Community Development Department) (Districts III and IV)

ACCEPTED correspondence from the East County Regional Planning Commission and the San Ramon Valley Regional Planning Commission; ACCEPTED report from the Community Development Department (CDD) Director responding to issues raised at the Board’s July 24, 2007 meeting; DIRECTED CDD and County Counsel to prepare ordinances as necessary to extend the Regional Planning Commissions’ terms for one year and schedule the item for October 2, 2007.

 

Closed Session

 

1:00 P.M.

 

D.4      CONSIDER the appeals of ConocoPhillips, Citizens for a Better Environment and the Center for Biological Diversity and ACCEPT the withdrawal of the appeal by the Attorney General, State of California from the decision of the County Planning Commission conditionally approving the ConocoPhillips Rodeo Refinery Clean Fuels Expansion Project, in the Rodeo Area. (Catherine Kutsuris, Community Development Department) (District II)

CLOSED the hearing on  the appeals of ConocoPhillips, Citizens for a Better Environment, and the Center for Biological Diversity from the decision of the County Planning Commission conditionally approving the ConocoPhillips Rodeo Refinery Clean Fuels Expansion Project in the Rodeo area; ACCEPTED the September 10, 2007 letter from the California attorney General withdrawing their May 18, 2007 appeal; CERTIFIED that the Board has considered the contents of the Final Environmental Impact Report (EIR) prior to making a decision on the project; CERTIFIED the Final EIR; GRANTED the appeal of ConocoPhillips Company based on their revised proposed condition of approval addressing the storage of rail cars; DENIED the appeal of Citizens for a Better Environment/Center for Biological Diversity; UPHELD the County Planning Commission’s decision and APPROVED the Land Use Permit subject to revised conditions as recommended by staff related to the restriction of rail car storage, the agreement between the applicant and the California State Attorney General, and to reflect an agreement regarding equipment funding between the applicant and the Rodeo-Hercules Fire Protection District; ADOPTED the findings contained in County Planning Commission Resolution  No. 14-2007, which includes the CEQA determination,  Growth Management Standards, and Land Use Permit findings, as the basis for the Board’s action; ADOPTED the Mitigation Monitoring and Reporting Program; and DIRECTED the Community Development Department  to post a Notice of Determination with the County Clerk.

 

D.5      ACCEPT update report on Other Post Employment Benefits (OPEB) from the OPEB Task Force; and CONSIDER adopting funding trust structure. (John Cullen, County Administrator) (All Districts)

ACKNOWLEDGED that the March 1, 2007 report to the Finance Committee defines and describes the Other Post Employment Benefit (OPEB) liability for Contra Costa County as of January 1, 2006; ACKNOWLEDGE that an updated OPEB liability will be calculated as of January 1, 2008, and available in March 2008; ACKNOWLEDGED the Contra Costa Economic Partnership’s report entitled “Managing Public Sector Retiree Healthcare Costs in Contra Costa County”; RECEIVED report from OPEB Task Force on the County’s OPEB strategic plan; APPROVED the selection of an irrevocable trust structure for OPEB funding; DIRECTED the County Administrator to return to the Board for approval of the actual trust documents; and DIRECTED the County Administrator to continue to report back to the Board as major steps in the OPEB strategic plan are met.

 

Closed Session

 

Supplemental Calendar of Closed Session Items

Tuesday, September 25, 2007, 9:30 a.m. and thereafter

Board Chambers Room 107 and Room 101

 

            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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


There were no Closed Session announcements.

 

 

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. 2007/529 accepting as complete the contracted work performed by W.R. Forde Associates for the Crockett Downtown Upgrade (Phase 1) Project, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Crockett area. (Tosco Return to Source [1392] Funds) (District II)

 

C.2      APPROVE increase in the Las Trampas Creek Bank Restoration Project contingency fund of $54,000 to a new fund level of $73,172 and APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Chief Engineer, County Flood Control and Water Conservation District, to execute Change Order No. 2 to the contract with Jim Freethy Excavating, Inc., effective September 25, 2007, in an amount not to exceed $53,670 for additional rock slope protection, Lafayette area. (Flood Control Zone 3B funds) (District II)

 

Engineering Services

 

C.3      RA 01-01123 (Cross-reference SD 95-07976):  ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/530 approving the second extension of the subdivision agreement (right-of-way landscaping) for project being developed by Windemere BLC Land Company, LLC, as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.4      RA 01-01123 (Cross-reference SD 95-07976):  ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/531 approving the third extension of the road improvement agreement 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.5      RA 02-01133 (Cross-reference SD 95-07976):  ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/532 approving the second extension of the road improvement agreement 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.6      RA 04-01177 (Cross-reference SD 05-08957):  ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/533 approving the road improvement agreement for Windemere Phase 5 Trails/Access Roads for project being developed by Windemere BLC Land Company, LLC, as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

Special Districts & County Airports

 

C.7     RATIFY the decision of the Blackhawk Geologic Hazard Abatement District (GHAD) General Manager, or designee, to execute and award a contract with Farallon Geographics, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $37,600 to provide consulting services to the Blackhawk GHAD for the period July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008, Danville area. (Blackhawk GHAD funds) (District III)

 

C.8      RATIFY the decision of the Blackhawk Geologic Hazard Abatement District (GHAD) General Manager, or designee, to execute and award a contract with Sands Construction, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $341,220 to provide preventive maintenance and repair services to the GHAD for the period July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2009, Danville area. (Blackhawk GHAD funds) (District III)

 

C.9      RATIFY the decision of the Canyon Lakes Geologic Hazard Abatement District (GHAD) General Manager, or designee, to execute and award a contract with Farallon Geographics, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $26,400 to provide consulting services to the Canyon Lakes GHAD for the period July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008, San Ramon area. (Canyon Lakes GHAD funds) (District III)

 

C.10    RATIFY the decision of the Canyon Lakes Geologic Hazard Abatement District (GHAD) General Manager, or designee, to execute and award a contract with Sands Construction, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $175,770 to provide preventive maintenance and repair services to the GHAD for the period July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2009, San Ramon area. (Canyon Lakes GHAD funds) (District III)

 

C.11    RATIFY the decision of the Canyon Lakes Geologic Hazard Abatement District (GHAD) General Manager, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Sands Construction Company, Inc., effective March 1, 2007, increasing the payment limit by $45,000 to a new payment limit of $199,812 to provide consulting services to the Canyon Lakes GHAD, San Ramon area. (Canyon Lakes GHAD funds) (District III)

 

C.12    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Garcia and Associates, effective September 30, 2007, to extend the term from September 30, 2007 to September 30, 2008 with no change to the payment limit to provide on-call environmental assessment for various projects, Countywide. (48% Flood Control & Water Conservation District, 48% Local Road, and 4% Airport Project funds) (All Districts)

 

C.13    ADOPT resolutions and AUTHORIZE the Chair, Board of Supervisors, to sign letters of appreciation for specified participants in Lower Walnut Creek Interim Protection Measures Project, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Concord/Pacheco areas. (Districts II and IV) (Consider with PR.2)

 

C.14    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Airports Director, or designee, to execute a rental agreement with George Grech Trustee, effective September 8, 2007, in the monthly amount of $155 for a shade hangar at Buchanan Field Airport, Pacheco area. (Revenue accrues to the Airport Enterprise Fund) (District IV)

 

C.15    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District Fire Chief, or designee, to execute a contract with SCI Consulting Group in an amount not to exceed $44,000 to perform a public opinion survey gauging community support for revenue augmentation to fund enhanced levels of fire service in East Contra Costa Fire Protection District, for the period September 25, 2007 through September 25, 2008. (100% District funds, Budgeted) (Districts III and V)

 

Statutory Actions

 

C.16    DECLARE certain ordinances duly published. (All Districts) 

 

Claims, Collections & Litigation

 

C.17    DENY claims by William D. McClure; LeFaye Walton; and late claim for Centerre Place Home Owners Association by Terrence Fleming. (All Districts)

 

Honors and Proclamations

 

C.18    ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/520 recognizing Sheriff’s Deputies Michael Tegler and Howard Shiells for their rescue of a drowning toddler, as recommended by Supervisor Piepho. (District III)(Consider with PR.1)

 

C.19    ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/521 honoring Literacy and the Concord Big Read, as recommended by Supervisor Bonilla. (District IV)

 

C.20    ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/522 proclaiming September 28 and 29, 2007, as Boy Scouts of America “AdvanceCamp Days” in Contra Costa County, as recommended by Supervisor Glover. (District V)

 

C.21    ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/525 recognizing the Contra Costa County Central Labor Council and Building and Construction Trades Council's selection of J. Tom Baca as Labor Leader of the Year, as recommended by Supervisor Bonilla. (All Districts)

 

C.22    ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/526 recognizing the Contra Costa County Central Labor Council and Building and Construction Trades Council's selection of Mary Harms as Activist of the Year, as recommended by Supervisor Bonilla. (All Districts)

 

C.23    ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/527 recognizing the Contra Costa County Central Labor Council and Building and Construction Trades Council's selection of American Income Life Insurance Company, Jatoft-Foti Agency, as the 2007 Corporate Leadership Award recipient, as recommended by Supervisor Bonilla. (All Districts)

 

Ordinances

 

C.24      ADOPT Ordinance No. 2007-37 to retitle the class of Associate Director of Health Services-Exempt to Assistant to the Health Services Director-Exempt, as recommended by the Assistant County Administrator-Human Resources Director.  (No fiscal impact)  (All Districts) 

 

Appointments & Resignations

 

C.25    DECLARE vacant the Trustee 3 seat on the Alamo-Lafayette Cemetery District held by Virgie Jones due to resignation and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy, as recommended by Supervisor Piepho. (District III)

 

C.26    DECLARE vacant the Appointee 1 seat on the Knightsen Town Advisory Council held by Kenneth Smith due to resignation and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy, as recommended by Supervisor Piepho. (District III)

 

C.27    APPOINT Christine Callahan to the District IV seat on the Contra Costa County Arts and Culture Commission, as recommended by Supervisor Bonilla. (District IV)

 

C.28    APPOINT Alexandra Montgomery to the Public Agency 1 seat, West County, and Gloria Hartsough to the Community 6 seat, East County, on the Contra Costa County Local Planning Council for Child Care and Development; ACCEPT the resignations of Nadine Skinner from the Community seat 1, West County, and Carolyn Caldwell from the Child Care provider seat 6, East County; DECLARE the seats vacant, and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancies, as recommended by the Family and Human Services Committee and the Local Planning Council. (All Districts)

 

C.29    RE-APPOINT Greg Enholm to the District V Regular Position on the County Library Commission, as recommended by Federal Glover.  (District V)

 

C.30    RE-APPOINT John Jones to the County Children and Families Commission, as recommended by Supervisor Glover. (District V)

 

C.31    APPOINT Bertha Stobb to the District V Tenant position on the Mobile Home Advisory Committee, as recommended by Supervisor Glover.  (District V)

 

C.32    RE-APPOINT LaTia Winfrey as a District V Youth Representative to the Countywide Youth Commission, as recommended by Supervisor Glover. (District V)

 

Intergovernmental Relations

 

C.33    ACCEPT report on the Metropolitan Transportation Commission’s Regional Rail Plan, as recommended by the Transportation Water and Infrastructure Committee. (No fiscal impact) (All Districts)

 

C.34    ACCEPT status report on transportation legislation and DIRECT the Community Development Director to provide a report on County’s transportation goals for 2007 to the Ad Hoc Committee on Legislation once the opportunity for the Governor to act on bills has passed, as recommended by the Transportation, Water and Infrastructure Committee. (All Districts)

 

Personnel Actions

 

C.35  ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20428 to transition one Health Services Department Medical Social Worker-Project (represented) position into the Merit System. (Cost neutral) (All Districts)

 

C.36    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20427 to increase the hours of one Hazardous Materials Technician (represented) position from part time (30/40) to full time in the Health Services Department. (Hazardous Material fees)  (All Districts)

 

C.37    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20425 to add two Deputy Sheriff positions (represented) in the Office of the Sheriff.  (Health Services Department-Enterprise Fund I)  (District I)

C.38    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20433 to establish the class series of non-sworn Criminalist I, II, and III (represented) in the Office of the Sheriff. (No additional fiscal impact) (All Districts) 

RELISTED to October 2, 2007 to adopt Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20433 to establish the class series of non-sworn Criminalist I, II, and III (represented) in the Office of the Sheriff.

C.39    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20273 to establish the classes of Community Library Manager (unrepresented) and Senior Community Library Manager (unrepresented), and allocate them to the Salary Schedule. (Library Budget) (All Districts)

C.40    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20353A to amend Position Resolution 20353 to transition two Family and Children’s Services Senior Clerk-Project positions (represented) into the Merit System, and add one Network Analyst position (unrepresented) in the Employment and Human Services Department, Community Services Bureau. (Cost offset by savings from a previously approved cancellation of positions) (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.41      APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with the County of Alameda – Ryan White CARE Act, effective March 1, 2007, to increase the payment by $143,927 to a new payment limit of $1,226,969 for additional coordination of essential services to County residents with HIV disease and their families, with no change in the term of March 1, 2007 through February 29, 2008.  (No County match)  (All Districts)

 

C.42    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with the County of Alameda – Ryan White CARE Act, effective April 1, 2007, to increase the payment by $6,715 to a new payment limit of $162,147 to provide additional funds for the County's local HIV CARE Consortium, with no change in the original term of April 1, 2007 through March 31, 2008.  (No County match) (All Districts)

 

C.43    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services in an amount not to exceed $326,368 for the continuation of the Ryan White, Part C HIV Early Intervention Planning Grant for the period July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008. (No County match)  (District I)

 

C.44      APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with the Environmental Protection Agency in an amount not to exceed $90,000 for the Bay Point Latino Environmental Action Project for the period October 1, 2007 through September 30, 2009.  (No County match)  (District V)

 

C.45      APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Sheriff-Coroner, or designee, to execute a contract with Solano County in an amount not to exceed $2,110,252 to provide forensic laboratory services to the Solano County District Attorney’s Office for the period July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2010.  (No County match) (All Districts)

 

C.46    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to accept funding from First Five Contra Costa Children and Families Commission in an amount not to exceed $5,000 to support the Contra Costa Earn It, Keep It, Save It Program and countywide Financial Education Campaign for low-income families and individuals living in Contra Costa County. (No County match) (All Districts)

 

C.47    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to accept funding from the United Way of the East Bay in an amount not to exceed $10,000 to support the Contra Costa Earn It, Keep It, Save It Program and countywide Financial Education Campaign for low-income families and individuals living in Contra Costa County. (No County match) (All Districts)

 

C.48    ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/534 approving the Volunteer Creek Monitoring Program and the Contra Costa Watershed Forum as the project proposals for the Coastal Impact Assistance Program; and AUTHORIZE the Community Development Director, or designee, to submit a grant application to the Coastal Impact Assistance Program for approximately $106,000 over four years to support program activities. (No County match) (All Districts)

 

C.49    APPROVE bid documents and specifications for the Apparatus Shop Annex Building at 2951 Treat Boulevard, Concord, for the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District, and DIRECT the Clerk to advertise for bids to be received on November 1, 2007, as recommended by the General Services Director. (Contra Costa County Fire Protection District funds) (District IV)

 

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

 

C.50      APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Crestwood Behavioral Health, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $30,000 to provide emergency residential care placement services for clients who are deemed eligible for SSI/SSP (Supplemental Security Income/State Supplementary Payment) from State or local inpatient facilities to community-based facilities, for the period September 1, 2007 through August 31, 2008. (100% Mental Health Realignment)  (All Districts)

 

C.51      APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with We Care Services for Children in an amount not to exceed $476,283 to provide wrap-around, day treatment, and mental health services for high risk, emotionally disturbed children, for the period July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008. (31% Medi-Cal, 31% Early and Periodic, Screening, Diagnostic and Treatment; 38% Proposition 10) (All Districts)

 

C.52    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with Edgewood Center for Children and Families in an amount not to exceed $176,615 to provide day treatment services for severely emotionally disturbed children for the period July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008, with a six-month automatic extension through December 31, 2008 in an amount not to exceed $88,308. (19% Medi-Cal, 19% Early and Periodic, Screening, Diagnostic and Treatment funds, 62% Individuals with Disabilities Education Act) (All Districts)

 

C.53    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with Family Stress Center, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $119,775 to provide mental health services to recipients of the CalWORKs Program 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 $62,000. (100% State CalWORKs through the Employment and Human Services Department) (All Districts)

 

C.54    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Vista Staffing Solutions, Inc., effective May 1, 2007, to increase the payment limit by $250,000 to a new payment limit of $650,000 to provide additional temporary physician services at the Contra Costa Regional Medical and Health Centers with no change in the term of October 1, 2006 through September 30, 2007. (100% Enterprise Fund I) (All Districts)

 

C.55    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Jackson & Coker Locumtenens, LLC, effective May 1, 2007, to increase the payment limit by $100,000 to a new payment limit of $350,000 to provide additional temporary physician services at the Contra Costa Regional Medical and Health Centers with no change in the term of January 1 through December 31, 2007. (100% Enterprise Fund I) (All Districts)

 

C.56      APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Pri-Med Healthcare, Inc., effective August 1, 2007, to provide an additional level of emergency medicine physician services at the Contra Costa Regional Medical and Health Centers with no change in the payment limit of $300,000 and no change in the term of September 1, 2006 through August 31, 2009. (100% Enterprise Fund I) (All Districts)

 

C.57    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Access Nurses, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $450,000 to provide temporary nursing registry services for the Contra Costa Regional Medical and Health Centers, for the period September 1, 2007 through August 31, 2008. (100% Enterprise Fund I) (All Districts)

 

C.58      APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Denis W. Tsao, M.D., effective July 1, 2007, to increase the payment limit by $50,000 to a new payment limit of $700,000 to provide additional anesthesiology services at the Contra Costa Regional Medical and Health Centers with no change in the original term of March 1, 2005 through February 28, 2008. (100% Enterprise Fund I) (All Districts)

 

C.59    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Patricia Carson Sussman, M.S., in an amount not to exceed $101,922 to provide consultation and technical assistance to the Department with regard to Contra Costa Health Plan projects for the period October 1, 2007 through September 30, 2008. (100% Contra Costa Health Plan member premiums) (All Districts)

 

C.60      APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Sheriff-Coroner, or designee, to execute a contract with Janet Mulhern in an amount not to exceed $30,250 to provide dispatch training instructor services for the period October 1, 2007 through March 31, 2008. (100% General Fund, Budgeted)  (All Districts)

RELISTED to a date to be determined to APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Sheriff-Coroner, or designee, to execute a contract with Janet Mulhern in an amount not to exceed $30,250 to provide dispatch training instructor services for the period October 1, 2007 through March 31, 2008.

 

C.61    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with NP Plus, LLC, in an amount not to exceed $40,000 to provide personal care, chore services, in-home respite care, protective supervision, and transportation services for the period October 1, 2007 to September 30, 2009. (100% State funds - Multipurpose Senior Service Program) (All Districts)

 

C.62    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Martinez Unified School District in an amount not to exceed $28,800 for Head Start enhancement services for the period September 17, 2007 through September 17, 2008. (100% Federal - Head Start funds) (District II)

 

C.63    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Lisa Sweet in an amount not to exceed $63,000 to continue to provide foster parent liaison services to foster care families for the period November 1, 2007 through October 31, 2008. (100%, State - Licensing Allocation) (All Districts)

 

C.64    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with First Place for Youth, a non-profit agency, effective September 1, 2007, to increase the payment limit by $216,000 to a new payment limit of $681,000 to provide additional beds to emancipated youth through transitional housing assistance programs, with no change in the term through June 30, 2008. (95% State-Transitional Housing Program-Plus Funding; 5% Federal-System of Care Grant) (All Districts)

 

C.65    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Multi-Lingual Consulting, Inc., effective July 1, 2007, to increase the payment limit by $26,000 to a new payment limit of $50,000 with no change in the term of March 1, 2006 through March 31, 2008, to provide additional court ordered mental health services not anticipated in the original contract. (100% County General Fund) (All Districts)

 

C.66    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Christine Madlener, MFT, effective July 1, 2007, to increase the payment limit by $14,000 to a new payment limit of $38,000 with no change in the term of March 1, 2006 through February 29, 2008, to provide additional court ordered mental health services not anticipated in the original contract. (100% County General Fund) (All Districts)

 

C.67    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Portia Bell Hume Behavioral Health Center, effective July 1, 2007, to increase the payment limit by $26,000 to a new payment limit of $50,000 with no change in the term of March 1, 2006 through February 29, 2008, to provide additional court ordered mental health services not anticipated in the original contract.  (100% County General Fund) (All Districts)

 

C.68    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Turning Point Counseling Center, effective July 1, 2007, to increase the payment limit by $50,000 with no change in the term of March 1, 2006 through February 29, 2008, to provide additional court ordered mental health services not anticipated in the original contract. (100% County General Fund) (All Districts)

 

C.69    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with New Directions Counseling Center, Inc., effective July 1, 2007, to increase the payment limit by $50,000 with no change in the term of March 1, 2006 through February 29, 2008, to provide additional court ordered mental health services not anticipated in the original contract. (100% County General Fund) (All Districts)

 

C.70    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Rosalind Ruhl, MFT, effective July 1, 2007, to increase the payment limit by $50,000 with no change in the term of March 1, 2006 through February 29, 2008, to provide additional court ordered mental health services not anticipated in the original contract. (100% County General Fund) (All Districts)

 

C.71    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Thomas J. Martin, MFT, effective July 1, 2007, to increase the payment limit by $50,000 with no change in the term of March 1, 2006 through February 29, 2008, to provide additional court ordered mental health services not anticipated in the original contract. (100% County General Fund) (All Districts)

 

C.72    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Child Support Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Calserve, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $95,000 to provide legal processing services for the period October 1, 2007 through September 30, 2008. (100% State funds – Child Support Services) (All Districts)

 

C.73    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute up to six contracts with First Baptist Church of Pittsburg in an aggregate amount not to exceed $849,700 to provide various early childhood education and childcare services at the Fairgrounds Center in Antioch for the period October 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008. (76.5% State funds, 23.5% Federal funds) (District V)

 

C.74    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the County Auditor-Controller, or designee, to execute a contract with Capitol Accounting Partners, LLC, in an amount not to exceed $110,000 for accounting services related to the preparation of the County’s annual Cost Allocation Plan and Full Cost Allocation Plan, for the period September 1, 2007 through August 31, 2010. (100% General Fund, Budgeted) (All Districts)

 

C.75    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Development Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with LSA Associates, Inc., to extend the term from September 27 to December 3, 2007 with no change to the payment limit of $41,337 to prepare environmental documents for proposed real estate development at Buchanan Field Airport. (100% Applicant fees) (District IV)

 

 C.76   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Sheriff-Coroner, or designee, to enter into a contract with Sable Computer, Inc. (dba KIS), in an amount not to exceed $35,428 for network migration consulting services for the period September 19 through November 20, 2007. (100% General Fund, Budgeted) (All Districts)

 

C.77    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the County Administrator, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with George Scott Tandy, effective September 26, 2007, to increase the payment limit by $24,579 to a new payment limit of $199,670 and extend the term from September 30 to December 31, 2007 to continue management consultation services to the Emergency Public Safety Radio System Replacement Project. (100% General Fund) (All Districts)          

 

Leases

 

C.78    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the General Services Director, or designee, to execute a lease with Anka Behavioral Health, Inc., for approximately 2,500 square feet of space at 1515 Market Avenue, San Pablo, for the operation of homeless programs, at a monthly rent of $1,200 for the five-year period of August 1, 2007 through July 31, 2012, as requested by the Health Services Department; and ADOPT related findings. (Budgeted, Revenues accrue to the Health Services Department) (District I)

 

Other Actions

 

C.79    CONTINUE the emergency action originally taken by the Board of Supervisors on April 10, 2007, regarding the Lower Walnut Creek Interim Protection Measures Project, Pacheco area. (Flood Control Zone 3B funds) (Districts II and IV)

 

C.80    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 the Drainage Area 56 Line Z Channel; as recommended by the Chief Engineer, Antioch area. (No fiscal impact) (District V)

 

C.81      CONTINUE the emergency action originally taken by the Board of Supervisors on November 16, 1999 regarding the issue of homelessness in Contra Costa County, as recommended by the Health Services Director.  (All Districts)

 

C.82      APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Auditor-Controller, or designee, to reimburse Celeste Dubay for out of county mileage, travel and lodging expenses in an amount not to exceed $8,000, related to her representation of the County at the User Acceptance Testing for the California Works Information (CalWIN) Project Team in Sacramento County from September 17 through December 7, 2007, as recommended by the Employment and Human Services Director. (100% State Funds) (All Districts)

 

C.83      APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Office of Communications & Media Director to execute a contract with Comcast of California to distribute various Contra Costa Television (CCTV) programs on Comcast’s Video on Demand service for the period September 25, 2007 through September 25, 2008, including a mutual indemnification provision to hold harmless both parties for claims related to contract services, as recommended by the County Administrator. (No County cost) (All Districts)

 

C.84      AUTHORIZE the Fish and Wildlife Committee to host the November 2007 County Creek and Watershed Symposium and to release $6,000 from the Fish and Wildlife Propagation Fund for this purpose, as recommended by the Fish and Wildlife Committee. (All Districts)

 

C.85      ALLOCATE an additional $286,000 in HOME Investment Partnership Act (HOME) funds, for a total HOME allocation of $1,337,000, to Casa Montego II, Inc., for the Casa Montego II senior apartment project in Walnut Creek; AUTHORIZE the Deputy Director-Redevelopment, or designee, to execute required legal documents; and ADOPT related California Environmental Quality Act findings, as recommended by the Community Development Director. (All Districts)

 

C.86      ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/535 conditionally providing for the issuance of revenue bonds in an amount not to exceed $30 million to finance the East Leland Family Apartments, Pittsburg area. (No impact on the General Fund) (District V)

 

C.87      ADOPT final changes to close out the Fiscal Year 2006/07 County and Special District Budgets, including changes to revenues, appropriations, reserves, designations; AUTHORIZE the Auditor-Controller to make the necessary changes in the financial accounting system; ADOPT final changes in the Fiscal Year 2007/08 County and Special District Budgets, including designations and changes to appropriations, revenues, reserves, and fund balances; and AUTHORIZE the County Administrator and Auditor-Controller to make technical adjustments to the budgets, as recommended by the County Administrator. (All Districts)

 

C.88      DECLARE 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.89    APPROVE the Fiscal Year 2006/07 Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report for the Community Development Block Grant, HOME Investment Partnerships Act, Emergency Shelter Grants, and Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS Programs; and Language Assistance Plan, as recommended by the Community Development 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

10-01-07

10-01-07

    9:00 a.m.

  10:30 a.m.

See above

See above

Finance Committee

Transportation Water & Infrastructure

Capital Facilities Committee

10-08-07

10-08-07

As needed

   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

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

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