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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

 

JOHN GIOIA , CHAIR,  1st DISTRICT

GAYLE B. UILKEMA  2nd DISTRICT

MARY N. PIEPHO  3rd DISTRICT

4th DISTRICT VACANT

FEDERAL D. GLOVER   5th DISTRICT

 

JOHN CULLEN, CLERK OF THE BOARD AND COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR, (925) 335-1900

 

 

 

TUESDAY

December 19, 2006

*** DISTRICT IV SEAT VACANT ***

 

9:00 A.M.             Convene and announce adjournment to Closed Session, Room 101.  There were no Closed Session announcements

 

9:30 A.M.             Call to order and opening ceremonies.

 

Inspirational Thought “We look forward to the time when the Power of Love will replace the Love of Power. Then will our world know the blessings of Peace.”  ~ William E. Gladstone

 

CONSIDER CONSENT ITEMS   (Items listed as C.1 through C.132 on the following agenda) – Items removed from this section will be considered with the Short Discussion Items.  Approved as listed except as noted:  C.27, C.35, C.45, C.95, C.96.

 

HOUSING AUTHORITY CONSENT ITEMS   Approved as listed

 

HA.1      ACCEPT financial audit report from the Housing Authority of the County of Contra Costa for the period April 1, 2005 through March 31, 2006, performed by Harn & Dolan, CPA, as recommended by the Advisory Housing Commission. (All Districts)

 

HA.2   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Housing Authority Executive Director to execute a first amendment of the lease executed on July 1, 1999, for use of 2 California Street, Rodeo area, as a Head Start facility, to permit the County to pay the Housing Authority to repair or replace the heating, ventilation, and air conditioning system, and ADOPT related California Environmental Quality Act findings.  (Budgeted, Community Services Department) (District II)  (See C.108)

 

PRESENTATIONS  Approved as listed

 

PR.1       PRESENTATION of a report on osteoporosis in Contra Costa County and a successful community-based intervention. (Kathleen Cody, Executive Director of the Foundation for Osteoporosis Research and Education [FORE]). (All Districts)

 

PR.2       PRESENTATION to adopt Resolution No. 2006/798 honoring Ann Loflin of the County Health Services Department for 20 years of service. (Dr. Wendel Brunner, Public Health Director) (All Districts)

 

PR.3       PRESENTATION on the results of the 2006 Countywide Combined Charities Campaign. (Mike Lango, General Services Director/Campaign Chair) (Ron Harvey, Risk Management/Campaign Co-Chair) (All Districts)

 

PR.4       PRESENTATION to adopt Resolution No. 2006/799 honoring former County Supervisor and former State Assemblyman Joseph Canciamilla for his exemplary service to the citizens of Contra Costa County and the State of California.  (Supervisor Gioia) (All Districts)

10:00 A.M.

 

SHORT DISCUSSION ITEMS – The Board will consider and take action on the following items:

 

SD.1       CONSIDER any Consent Items previously removed.

 

SD.2       As the Governing Board for the County Flood Control and Water Conservation District, HEARING to adopt Resolution No. 2006/800 enacting Ordinance Nos. 2006-46, 2006-47, 2006-48, 2006-49, 2006-50, 2006-51, and 2006-52 to adopt new drainage fees for Drainage Areas 29C, 29D, 29E, 29G, 29H, 30B, and 52D, and repealing Drainage Fee Ordinances Nos. 98-51, 98-52, 98-53, 98-54, 98-55, 98-56, and 2001-20; WAIVE reading of the ordinances; Antioch, Brentwood, and Oakley areas. (Greg Connaughton, Public Works Department) (Districts III and V)

CLOSED hearing; ADOPTED Resolution No. 2006/800 enacting Ordinance Nos. 2006-46, 2006-47, 2006-48, 2006-49, 2006-50, 2006-51, and 2006-52 to adopt new drainage fees for Drainage Areas 29C, 29D, 29E, 29G, 29H, 30B, and 52D, and repealing Drainage Fee Ordinances Nos. 98-51, 98-52, 98-53, 98-54, 98-55, 98-56, and 2001-20; WAIVE reading of the ordinances; Antioch, Brentwood, and Oakley areas.

 

SD.3       CONSIDER adopting Traffic Resolution No. 2006/4189 to extend the closure from sunset to sunrise daily on Carquinez Scenic Drive starting at the Martinez City Limit and proceeding northwesterly for 1.7 miles, for an additional 18 months, Martinez area. (Steve Kowalewski, Public Works Department) (District II)

 

SD.4    CONSIDER accepting report from the Finance Committee on the need for a formal County Debt Management Policy and adopting Resolution No. 2006/773 to enact such a policy. (Lisa Driscoll, County Administrator’s Office) (All Districts)

 

SD.5    CONSIDER adopting the County Administrator’s recommendations regarding Fiscal Year 2007/08 Recommended Budget development; and designating Tuesday, April 17, 2007 for Fiscal Year 2007/08 budget hearings (including Bielenson hearings, if needed), and Tuesday, May 1, 2007 for adoption of the Fiscal Year 2007/08 County and Special District Budgets. (John Cullen, County Administrator) (All Districts)

 DECLARED the Board’s intent to adopt a FY  2007/08 General Fund budget that balances annual expenses and revenues, and that strengthens General Fund Reserves; ACKNOWLEDGED that significant progress in restoring the County’s fiscal health has occurred, and must continue; DECLARED the Board’s desire to maintain current year’s service levels into FY 2007/08 if revenues allow; DIRECTED Department Heads to work closely with the County Administrator to achieve a balanced budget that minimizes net county cost growth while continuing current service delivery levels; DIRECTED Departments, in cooperation with Labor Relations, to begin if necessary the meet and confer process with employee representatives regarding the impact of potential program reductions on the terms and conditions of employment for affected employees; DIRECTED the County Administrator to return to the Board on April 17, 2007 with a FY 2007/08 Recommended Budget that meets the above requirements; and DESIGNATED Tuesday, April 17, 2007 for FY 2007/08 Budget Hearings (including Bielenson Hearings if needed); and Tuesday, May 1, 2007 for adoption of the FY 2007/08 County and Special District Budgets.

 

SD.6    CONSIDER accepting report and determining actions to be taken regarding AT&T’s Project Lightspeed, which is AT&T’s upgrade of its infrastructure in County rights-of-way in order to provide a variety of services including video using Internet Protocol. (Patricia Burke, County Administrator’s Office) (Lillian Fujii, County Counsel’s Office) (All Districts)

 RELISTED to January 16, 2007 to consider accepting report and determining actions to be taken regarding AT&T’s Project Lightspeed, which is AT&T’s upgrade of its infrastructure in County rights-of-way in order to provide a variety of services including video using Internet Protocol.

 

DELIBERATION ITEMS – The Board will consider and take action on the following items:

 

D.1         CONSIDER approving the East Contra Costa County Habitat Conservation Plan/Natural Community Conservation and authorizing the County Administrator and Chief Engineer, Flood Control and Water Conservation District, to execute the implementing agreement and a Joint Exercise of Powers Agreement creating a conservancy to form the oversight agency for the Plan, as recommended by the Transportation, Water and Infrastructure Committee. (Supervisor Glover; John Kopchik, Community Development Department) (All Districts)

APPROVED the East Contra Costa County Habitat Conservation Plan/Natural Community Conservation (HCP/NCCP) as presented today; AUTHORIZED the County Administrator and Chief Engineer, Flood Control and Water Conservation District, to execute the implementing agreement and a Joint Exercise of Powers Agreement creating a conservancy to form the oversight agency for the Plan; SCHEDULED appointment of the County’s representative to this entity for the Board’s meeting on January 9, 2007; ADOPTED findings pursuant to the requirements of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA); and related to the Final Environmental Impact Report; and DIRECTED the Community Development Director and the Chief Engineer of the Flood Control District, or their respective designees, to each file a Notice of Determination with the County Clerk.

 

D.2      CONSIDER adopting the Contra Costa County 2007 Federal and State Legislative Platforms and accepting the year-end report on the County’s 2006 Federal and State legislative programs. (Sara Hoffman, County Administrator’s Office) (All Districts)

ACCEPTED the report on the County’s 2006 Federal and State legislative programs; ADOPTED the 2007 Federal and State Legislative Platforms [Regarding number 10 on page 16 of the 2007 Platform:  “Support reduction in the 2/3 vote requirement for special taxes that fund high priority local services,” Supervisor Piepho abstained and Supervisor Uilkema voted no]; DIRECTED the County Administrator to review legislations that affect the County’s adopted legislative platforms and to recommend appropriate positions on specific bills for consideration by the Board; and AUTHORIZED Board members, the County’s Federal and State legislative representatives, the County Administrator and the Assistant County Administrator to prepare and present information, position papers and testimony in support of the 2007 Federal and State Legislative Platforms.

 

D.3         CONSIDER adopting Ordinance No. 2006-70 to adjust the compensation for members of the Board of Supervisors and for elected County officers.  (100% General Fund) (John Cullen, County Administrator)  (All Districts)

ADOPTED Ordinance No. 2006-70 to adjust the compensation for members of the Board of Supervisors and for elected County officers, and DIRECTED staff to return to the Board on January 16, 2007 with background on the stipends that the Board members receive for serving on the Boards of Flood Control, Redevelopment, and the Housing Authority.

 

D.4         PUBLIC COMMENT (3 Minutes/Speaker)

The following submitted their comments via electronic mail:

 

Doug Stewart, Pacheco resident, informed the Board that the smell of marijuana is becoming a public nuisance to all residents living around the area of the local medical marijuana dispensary, and urged the Board to do something about it;

 

Laura Unruh, Pleasant Hill resident, said many people use marijuana as a replacement for other drugs and said the real issue is medical and religious discrimination.

 

Closed Session

 

1:00 P.M.

 

D.5         CONSIDER approving policy on contracting with community-based organizations for social and human services as reviewed by the Family and Human Services Committee and recommended by the District V Supervisor.  (Supervisor Glover) (All Districts)

RELISTED to January 16, 2007 to consider approving policy on contracting with community-based organizations for social and human services as reviewed by the Family and Human Services Committee and recommended by the District V Supervisor.  

 

D.6      HEARING on the County Planning Commission's decision to deny the appeal of Downing, Green, Westcoat & Wood (Appellants) and to approve the application of Rae Dingwall & Anne Norton-Dingwall (Applicants & Owners) for a Kensington design review remodel of an existing residence located at 40 Kingston Road, Kensington area, consisting of a first story addition of approximately 340 square feet and a second story addition of approximately 645 square feet. (County File DP053091) (Catherine Kutsuris, Community Development Department)  (District I)

CLOSED the hearing on the County Planning Commission's decision to deny the appeal of Downing, Green, Westcoat & Wood (Appellants) and to approve the application of Rae Dingwall & Anne Norton-Dingwall (Applicants & Owners) for a Kensington design review remodel of an existing residence located at 40 Kingston Road, Kensington area, consisting of a first story addition of approximately 340 square feet and a second story addition of approximately 645 square feet; DENIED the appeal; SUSTAINED the County Planning Commission approval, subject to staff-recommended modified conditions of approval intended to better protect existing views and solar access of neighboring properties by requiring a modified design; APPROVED proposed Alternative One design, as modified today; FOUND that the project is Categorically Exempt from the provisions of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) (New Construction of Small Structure, Class 3);  and DIRECTED staff to file a Notice of Exemption with the County Clerk.

 

 

D.7       HEARING on the County Planning Commission recommendation to rezone a 10.4-acre portion of an approximately 149.4-acre parcel located at 2610, 2640 and 2670 Franklin Canyon Road, Martinez area, from Agricultural Preserve (A-4) to General Agricultural (A-2).   (Arthur and Shirley Pacheco, Marjorie Wolcott Moore - Applicants and Owners) (County File RZ003096) (Catherine Kutsuris, Community Development Department) (District II)

CLOSED the hearing on the County Planning Commission recommendation to rezone a 10.4-acre portion of an approximately 149.4-acre parcel located at 2610, 2640 and 2670 Franklin Canyon Road, Martinez area, from Agricultural Preserve (A-4) to General Agricultural (A-2); ADOPTED the Negative Declaration for this project finding that it is adequate for the purposes of compliance with the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) and State and County CEQA Guidelines; FOUND that the proposed rezoning is in compliance with the General Plan; ADOPTED Ordinance No. 2006-71 giving effect to aforesaid rezoning; ADOPTED the findings contained in the County Planning Commission Resolution No. 29-2006 as the basis for this Board’s action; and DIRECTED the Community Development Department to post the Notice of Determination with the County Clerk; FURTHER DIRECTED the Community Development Department and Public Works Department to meet with a concerned neighbor in regard to concerns involving the future development of the property. 

 

 

 

Supplemental Calendar of Closed Session Items

Tuesday, December 19, 2006, 9:00 a.m. and thereafter

Board Chambers Room 107 and Room 101

 

A.         CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATORS

 

1.         Agency Negotiators: David Mackowiak and Keith Fleming.

 

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 Health Care Workers, Local No. 250, and East County Firefighters’ Assn.

 

2.         Agency Negotiators:  Lori Gentles and John Cullen.

 

Unrepresented Employees: All unrepresented agency management employees (Resolution No. 2006/22, 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.     1.      La Cheim School, Inc. v. Contra Costa County, C.C.C. Superior Court No. C 05-01442

 

 

Other Meetings Supervisors May Attend:

 

The Contra Costa County Mayors’ Conference

January 4, 2007, 6:30 p.m.

San Pablo Civic Center, Maple Hall

13831 San Pablo Ave., Building 4, San Pablo

CONSENT ITEMS

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

 

Road and Transportation

 

C.1          ADOPT Traffic Resolution No. 2006/4202 to prohibit parking at all times (red curb) on the south side of Sunset Drive (Road No. 1554C), beginning at a point 195 feet west of the Center line of Highgate Road (Road No. 1665AV) and extending west a distance of 10 feet, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Kensington area.  (District I)

 

C.2        TERMINATE offer of dedication of excess right-of-way off of Arlington Boulevard., ABANDON the County’s right to accept the offer, and ADOPT related California Environmental Quality Act findings, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Richmond area. ( No fiscal impact) (District I)

 

C.3      DETERMINE that the vacation for public use of a portion of Lot 4 of Alamo Ridge is categorically exempt from the review requirements of the California Environmental Quality Act -Class 5, DECLARE that the area is no longer needed for public use and is ordered vacated, and ACCEPT the Grant Deed of Development rights from Nicholas Hellman and Susan Desmond-Hellman, as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon area.  (No fiscal impact) (District III)

 

C.4      APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Vali Cooper and Associates, Inc., effective December 19, 2006, to increase the payment limit by $150,000 to a new payment limit of $450,000 for management services for subdivision inspection and construction, Countywide. (Developer fees) (All Districts) 

 

Engineering Services

 

C.5          DA 00-00002 (Cross-reference SD 95-07976):  ADOPT Resolution  No. 2006/801 approving the third extension of the drainage 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          DA 00-00008 (Cross-reference SD 95-07976):  ADOPT Resolution  No. 2006/802 approving the third extension of the drainage 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.7          DA 03-00021 (Cross-reference SD 03-08509):  ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/803 approving the second extension of the drainage 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.8          DA 04-00042 (Cross-reference SD 99-08306):  ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/804 accepting completion of improvements for Gale Ranch Storm Drains for project being developed by Shapell Homes, a division of Shapell Industries, Inc., a Delaware Corporation, as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.9          DA 05-00052 (Cross-reference SD 99-08331):  ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/805 approving the drainage improvement agreement for project being developed by Danville Tassajara Partners, LLC, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Danville area. (District III)

 

C.10       DA 06-00061 (Cross-reference SD 8448 and Drainage Area 48B, Lines B and B1):  ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/820 approving the drainage improvement agreement for project being developed by Lyon Vista Del Mar 553, LLC, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Bay Point area. (District V)

 

C.11       DP 04-03050:      ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/806 accepting completion of warranty period and release of cash deposit for faithful performance for project being developed by Sergio Silva, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Rodeo area. (District II)

 

C.12       MS 05-00034: ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/807 approving deferred improvement agreement along Alhambra Valley Road for project being developed by Maria A. Hernandez, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Martinez area. (District II)

 

C.13       MS 05-00034: ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/808 accepting grant deed of development rights (Alameda Whipsnake Habitat) for project being developed by Maria A. Hernandez, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Martinez area. (District II)

 

C.14       MS 05-00034:     ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/809 accepting grant deed of development rights (creek structure setback) for project being developed by Maria A. Hernandez, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Martinez area. (District II)

 

C.15       MS 05-00034:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/810 approving the parcel map for project being developed by Maria A. Hernandez, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Martinez area. (District II)

 

C.16       RA 02-01136 (Cross-reference SD 95-07984):  ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/811 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.17       RA 03-01152 (Cross-reference SD 99-08306):  ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/812 accepting completion of warranty period and release of cash deposit for faithful performance for project being developed by Shapell Industries, Inc., as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.18       RA 04-01157 (Cross-reference SD 99-08306):  ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/813 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.19       RA 05-01193 (Cross-reference SD 95-07984):  ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/814 accepting completion of improvements for project being developed by Shapell Homes, a division of Shapell Industries, Inc., a Delaware Corporation, as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.20       SD 02-08631 (Right-of-Way Landscaping):             ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/815 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., a Delaware Corporation, as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.21       SD 02-08686 (Right-of-Way Landscaping):  ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/816 accepting completion of landscape improvements 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.22       SD 06-08993:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/817 approving the final map and subdivision agreement for project being developed by Hofmann Land Development Company, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Discovery Bay area. (District III)

 

Special Districts & County Airports

 

C.23     APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Kleinfelder, Inc., in the amount of $908,671 to act as General Manager of the Blackhawk Geologic Hazard Abatement District (GHAD) for the period January 1, 2007 through December 31, 2009, and the discretion to execute a contract extension through December 31, 2012, Danville area. (100% Blackhawk GHAD funds) (District III)

 

C.24       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Harris and Associates, effective December 31, 2006, to extend the term through December 31, 2007 for ongoing services related to the acquisition and maintenance of streetlights, Countywide. (100% County Service Area L-100 funds) (All Districts)

 

C.25       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Chair, Board of Supervisors to execute a 25-year License Agreement between the Contra Costa County Flood Control and Water Conversation District (District) and the East Bay Regional Park District (EBRPD) for the purpose of installing a paved trailhead across a portion of the District’s Clayton Valley Property, and ADOPT related California Environmental Quality Act findings, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Concord area.  (No fiscal impact) (District IV)

 

C.26     APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Environmental Engineering Associates, effective January 1, 2007, to extend the term from December 31, 2006 through June 30, 2007 for the Asbury Graphite Leachfield Project, Hercules area. (100% Contra Costa Transportation Authority funds) (District II)

 

Statutory Actions

 

C.27       APPROVE minutes, as on file with the Clerk of the Board, for the month of November 2006. (All Districts)

 CORRECTED TO READ:  APPROVE minutes, as on file with the Clerk of the Board, for the month of November 2006. DECLARE certain Ordinances duly published.

 

Claims, Collections & Litigation

 

C.28    DENY claims for Marissa Famularo; Barbara Dallas; John Rooney; Chikao Anderson, a minor whose legal guardian is Mary Fountain; Shawn Allen Ray; and Francis A. Frey. (All Districts)

 

C.29    RECEIVE report concerning the final settlement of Susan Williams vs. Contra Costa County and AUTHORIZE payment from the Workers Compensation Trust Fund in the amount of $45,000 less permanent disability advances, as recommended by the County Administrator. (All Districts)

 

C.29(a)RECEIVE report concerning the final settlement of S&K Metal Fabricators, Inc. v. Tinney Construction Corp., et al. and CONFIRM authorization for County Counsel, or designee, to execute Settlement Agreement and Release to finalize settlement. (District V)

 

Hearing Dates

 

C.30    ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/818 accepting the Final Engineer’s Report for County Service Area L-100, Minor Subdivision 05-0026, declaring the intent to levy and collect assessments and fixing a public hearing for February 6, 2007 to adopt the proposed annual assessments and complete public noticing, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Walnut Creek area. (County Service Area L-100 Funds)  (District II)

 

C.31    ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/819 accepting the Final Engineer’s Report for County Service Area L-100, Subdivision 04-8905, declaring the intent to levy and collect assessments and fixing a public hearing for February 6, 2007 to adopt the proposed annual assessments and complete public noticing, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Alamo area. (County Service Area L-100 Funds) (District III)

 

Appointments & Resignations

 

C.32    DECLARE vacant the At Large #3 seat on the Advisory Council on Aging held by Margaret Dowling due to resignation, and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy, as recommended by the Council.  (All Districts)

 

C.33    DECLARE vacant the Appointee 1 seat on the Byron Municipal Advisory Council previously held by James Warnock due to resignation and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy, as recommended by Supervisor Piepho.  (District III)

 

C.34    DECLARE vacant the Appointee 1 seat on the Knightsen Town Advisory Council previously held by Seth Cockrell due to resignation and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy, as recommended by Supervisor Piepho.  (District III)

 

C.35    RECOGNIZE Board of Supervisor’s Resolution No. 2006/395 and 2006/792 making consistent the composition, powers and operations of the County’s Municipal Advisory Councils (MACs) and APPOINT Tom Owens, Hope Scott, and Deborah Butler to the El Sobrante MAC Appointed seats 1, 2, and 3 respectively, as recommended by Supervisor Gioia. (District I)                        

CORRECTED TO READ:  RECOGNIZE Board of Supervisor’s Resolution No. 2006/395 and 2006/792 making consistent the composition, powers and operations of the County’s Municipal Advisory Councils (MACs) and APPOINT Tom Owens, Hope Scott, Mike Daly, and Deborah Butler to the El Sobrante MAC Appointed seats 1, 2, and 3 respectively, as recommended by Supervisor Gioia. (District I)                     

 

Appropriation Adjustments  - FY 2006/07

 

C.36         Public Works Department (0662, 0672, 0676):  APPROVE Appropriations and Revenue Adjustment No. 5045 authorizing new revenue in Road Construction in the amount of $1,625,305, in Road Maintenance in the amount of $4,000, and in Road Administration in the amount of $183,501 from miscellaneous government agencies and various fund reimbursements, and appropriating it for estimated expenditures in Fiscal Year 2006/07. (All Districts)

 

C.37         Public Works Department (0006):  APPROVE Appropriations and Revenue Adjustment No. 5037 authorizing new revenue received in General Road Fund Revenue in the amount of $2,950,765 from Traffic Congestion Relief Funds (Proposition 42 Repayment), and appropriating it for estimated expenditures in Fiscal Year 2006/07. (All Districts)

 

C.38       County Administrator (0581): APPROVE Appropriations and Revenue Adjustment No. 5049 to authorize new revenue in the amount of  $700,000 from the Department of Justice for “Grants to Encourage Arrests” and “Safe Havens” and $40,000 from the Keller Canyon Landfill Mitigation Trust, and appropriate it to provide coordinated intervention services designed to reduce domestic, family and elder abuse. (All Districts)

 

C.39       Sheriff’s Office (0362)/General Services (0063): APPROVE Appropriations Adjustment No. 5043 authorizing the transfer of appropriations in the amount of $16,790 from the Office of the Sheriff to General Services Fleet Operations to purchase a trailer for the Office of the Sheriff as authorized by the 2006 Homeland Security Grant and approved by the Governor’s Office. (100% Homeland Security funds) (All Districts) (Consider with C.118)

 

C.40         County Administrator (0586): APPROVE Appropriations and Revenue Adjustment No. 5048 authorizing additional revenue in the amount of $48,000 in recording fees and appropriating it to fund oversight and coordination of domestic violence prevention, intervention and prosecution efforts in the County, pursuant to the “Zero Tolerance for Domestic Violence” Act (Health & Safety Code §103626 and Welfare & Institutions Code §18308). (All Districts)

 

C.41         Department of Child Support Services (0249): APPROVE Appropriations and Revenue adjustment No. 5039 authorizing new revenue in the amount of $359,475 in state and federal funding for the Collection Enhancement, Child Support Enforcement (CSE) System Conversion and Data validation programs, and appropriating expenditures in the Department of Child Support Services for salary, benefits, travel, and assets. (All Districts)

 

C.42         Sheriff’s Office (0255): APPROVE Appropriations and Revenue Adjustment No. 5047 to authorize new revenue in the amount of $239,032 from Cal ID AB879 vehicle registration fees and appropriating it to purchase a Fingerprint Image Storage and Transfer System for the Office of the Sheriff to provide fingerprint examination. (All Districts)

 

C.43         General Services (0063): APPROVE Appropriations and Revenue Adjustment No. 5042 authorizing new revenue in Fleet Operations in the amount of $16,027 from accumulated depreciation and estimated salvage and appropriating it to purchase a vehicle, pursuant to County policy for the Office of the Sheriff-Coroner. (All Districts) (Consider with C.44)

 

C.44         Sheriff’s Office (0255)/General Services (0063): APPROVE Appropriations and Revenue Adjustment No. 5046 authorizing new revenue in the amount of $6,325 from the City of Lafayette and appropriating it to purchase a replacement patrol vehicle pursuant to County policy, for the Office of the Sheriff to provide patrol services for the City of Lafayette. (District II) (Consider with C.43)

 

Intergovernmental Relations

 

C.45         ADOPT Resolution Nos. 2006/ 787 through 2006/798  amending the method of selection, powers, and authority of the Municipal Advisory Councils for Bay Point, Bethel Island, Byron, Pleasant Hill/Contra Costa Centre BART, Diablo, El Sobrante, Kensington, Knightsen, North Richmond, Pacheco and Rodeo.  RE-ESTABLISH and EXTEND, effective July 1, 2006, the Rodeo Municipal Advisory Council through December 31, 2011; EXTEND, effective December 19, 2006, the Knightsen Town Advisory Council, Byron Municipal Advisory Council, and Diablo Municipal Advisory Council through December 31, 2009; and EXTEND, effective December 19, 2006, the Kensington Municipal Council through December 31, 2011, pursuant to the authority granted by Section 31010 of the California Government Code. (All Districts)

 ADOPT Resolution Nos. 2006/ 787 through 2006/797 amending the method of selection, powers, and authority of the Municipal Advisory Councils for Bay Point, Bethel Island, Byron, Pleasant Hill/Contra Costa Centre BART, Diablo, El Sobrante, Kensington, Knightsen, North Richmond, Pacheco and Rodeo.  RE-ESTABLISH and EXTEND, effective July 1, 2006, the Rodeo Municipal Advisory Council through December 31, 2011; EXTEND, effective December 19, 2006, the Knightsen Town Advisory Council, Byron Municipal Advisory Council, and Diablo Municipal Advisory Council through December 31, 2009; and EXTEND, effective December 19, 2006, the Kensington Municipal Council through December 31, 2011, pursuant to the authority granted by Section 31010 of the California Government Code. (All Districts) BOARD ORDER CORRECTED to show that the make-up of the Bethel Island MAC is five members and one alternate

 

Personnel Actions

 

C.46    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20180 to add one part time (20/40) Library Assistant-Journey Level (represented) position in the Office of the Sheriff. (100% Inmate Welfare funds) (All Districts)

 

C.47    ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/821 authorizing a lump sum payment to incumbents of unrepresented management nursing classifications, in lieu of retroactive pay calculation requiring special payroll processing, from October 1, 2005 through September 30, 2006, as recommended by the Assistant County Administrator-Director of Human Resources. (All Districts)  

 

C.48    ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/822 to reallocate on the salary schedule the Health Services Department classes of Patient Billing Manager (unrepresented management) and Health Services Reimbursement Accountant (unrepresented management) and add two 5% performance steps, as recommended by the Assistant County Administrator-Director of Human Resources. (All Districts)

 

C.49       AUTHORIZE the Auditor-Controller to process January 10, 2007 one-time payment to sworn personnel represented by the Deputy Sheriff’s Association, as recommended by the County Administrator. (All Districts)

 

C.50    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20175 to transfer one Community Development Department Planner I-Project (unrepresented) position into the Merit System. (Land Development fees) (All Districts)

 

C.51    ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/823 superseding Resolution No. 99/656, reallocating on the salary schedule the class of Health Services Systems Director (unrepresented management) and add one additional 5% performance step for this classification only, as recommended by the Assistant County Administrator-Director of Human Resources. (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.52    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with the State Department of Mental Health in an amount not to exceed $1,192,884 for continuation of the Conditional Release Program (CONREP) for the period July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007, including a provision to indemnify and hold the State harmless for claims arising out of the County’s performance under the Contract. (No County match)  (All Districts)

C.53    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with the State Department of Housing and Community Development in an amount not to exceed $930,041 for the County’s Homeless Emergency Housing and Assistance Program, Capital Development, for the period January 1 through December 31, 2007.  (No County match) (All Districts)

C.54    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to accept award notice from the California Department of Alcohol and Drug Programs, Office of Criminal Justice, in the amount of $817,931 for the Substance Abuse Offender Treatment Program for the period November 13, 2006 through November 30, 2007.  (No County match) (All Districts)

C.55    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to pay the County an amount not to exceed $1,000,000 for the Contra Costa Health Plan Medicare Advantage Program Special Needs Plan for the period January 1 through December 31, 2007.  (No County match) (All Districts)

C.56    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, on behalf of the Workforce Development Board, to apply for and accept grant funding from Humboldt State University in the amount of $240,000 to continue to provide Small Business Development Center services to business owners in Contra Costa County for the period January 1 through December 31, 2007.  (No County match)  (All Districts)

C.57    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Chief Information Officer of the Department of Information Technology (DoIT) to execute a contract with Nextel of California to pay the County the amount of $49,760 to reconfigure certain County radio frequencies as required by the Federal Communications Commission. (All Districts)

C.58    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Librarian to apply for and accept funding in the amount of $8,000 from the Public Library Association, Grow Your Own @ Your Library Institutional Scholarship for the period February 1, 2007 through April 15, 2009. (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.59       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Jayne H. Lecky in an amount not to exceed $33,660 to provide consultation and technical assistance to the Department with regard to the Green Business Program for the period January 1 through December 31, 2007. (100% Green Business Program Partners)  (All Districts)

C.60       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract extension with CSC Consulting, Inc., to extend the term from December 31, 2006 through December 31, 2007 with no change in the payment limit of $250,000, to continue providing support services, technical assistance, and consulting services with regard to information management and technology planning projects and requirements. (100% Enterprise I Fund) (All Districts)

C.61    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with La Cheim School, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $225,000 to provide school-based intensive day treatment and mental health services for youth who are Assembly Bill 3632 eligible or are wards of the Juvenile Court, for the period July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007, with a six-month automatic extension through December 31, 2007 in an amount not to exceed $112,500. (50% Federal Medi-Cal; 50% State Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment funds) (All Districts)

C.62    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with California Psychiatric Transitions, Inc., effective January 1, 2007, to increase the payment limit by $68,100 to a new payment limit of $318,100 to provide residential care and mental health services for additional severely emotionally disturbed adults, with no change in the original term of July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007.  (Mental Health Realignment funds) (All Districts)

C.63    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with Sunny Hills Services in an amount not to exceed $235,308 to provide a day treatment program for seriously emotionally disturbed children for the period July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007, with a six-month automatic extension through December 31, 2007 in an amount not to exceed $117,654. (35% Federal Medi-Cal; 35% State Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment; 30% Individuals with Disabilities Education Act) (All Districts)

C.64    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with Desarrollo Familiar, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $258,462 to provide information and referral, consultation, education, and outpatient mental health services for the period July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007, with a six-month automatic extension through December 31, 2007 in an amount not to exceed $129,231. (52% Federal Medi Cal and Substance Abuse/Mental Health Services Administration, 48% Mental Health Realignment funds) (All Districts)

C.65    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with Seneca Residential and Day Treatment Center for Children, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $1,942,298 to provide school and community-based mental health services for seriously emotionally disturbed students in the Mt. Diablo Unified School District for the period July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007, with a six-month automatic extension through December 31, 2007 in an amount not to exceed $971,149. (28% Federal Medi-Cal; 27% State Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment; 45% Mt. Diablo Unified School District funds) (District IV)

C.66    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with La Cheim School, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $400,000 to provide a school-based intensive day treatment program and mental health services for seriously emotionally disturbed youth for the period July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007, with a six-month automatic extension through December 31, 2007 in an amount not to exceed $200,000. (25% Federal Medi-Cal; 25% State Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment; 50% Individuals with Disabilities Education Act funds) (All Districts)

C.67    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with FamiliesFirst, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $408,317 to provide school-based mental health services to seriously emotionally disturbed students in the Mt. Diablo Unified School District at two high schools for the period September 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007, with a six-month automatic extension through December 31, 2007 in an amount not to exceed $204,158. (50% Federal Medi-Cal; 45% State Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment; 5% Mt. Diablo Unified School District funds) (District IV)

C.68    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with FamiliesFirst, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $119,762 to provide school-based mental health services to seriously emotionally disturbed students in the Mount Diablo Unified School District at Diablo Day School for the period September 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007, with a six-month automatic extension through December 31, 2007 in an amount not to exceed $59,881. (50% Federal Medi-Cal; 45% State Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment; 5% Mt. Diablo Unified School District funds) (District IV)

C.69    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with The Family Institute of Pinole Clinic in an amount not to exceed $187,000 to provide in-home mental health services for at-risk mentally or emotionally disturbed children for the period October 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007, with a six-month automatic extension through December 31, 2007 in an amount not to exceed $125,000. (50% Federal Medi-Cal, 45% State Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment; 5% required County match) (All Districts)

C.70    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Wediko Children’s Services, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $43,000 to provide residential day treatment and mental health services for mentally or emotionally disturbed children for the period from November 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007, with a six-month automatic extension through December 31, 2007 in an amount not to exceed $32,163. (100% Individuals with Disabilities Education Act) (All Districts)

C.71    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with Mental Health Consumer Concerns, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $323,526 to provide support services and training programs for County’s Mental Health clients for the period July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007, with a six-month automatic extension through December 31, 2007 in an amount not to exceed $166,763. (100% Mental Health Realignment funds) (All Districts)

C.72    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with Telecare Corporation, in an amount not to exceed $974,101 to provide mental health gero-psychiatric services and subacute care to severely and persistently mentally ill clients for the period July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007, with a six-month automatic extension through December 31, 2007 in an amount not to exceed $487,051. (100% Mental Health Realignment funds) (All Districts)

C.73    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director or designee, to execute a contract with Therapeutic Residential Services, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $86,400 to provide augmented board and care services for County-referred mentally disordered clients for the period January 1 through December 31, 2007. (100% Mental Health Realignment funds) (All Districts)

C.74    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with Rubicon Programs, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $1,345,200 to provide mental health program services for mentally disturbed adults in West County for the period July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007, with a six-month automatic extension through December 31, 2007 in an amount not to exceed $672,600. (49% Federal Medi-Cal; 48% State Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment; and 3% Mental Health Realignment funds) (Districts I and II)

C.75    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 $424,942 to provide a day treatment program and mental health services for the period July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007, with a six-month automatic extension through December 31, 2007 in an amount not to exceed $212,471. (25% Federal Medi-Cal; 25% State Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment; 50% Individuals with Disabilities Education Act funds) (All Districts)

C.76    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with BHC Heritage Oaks Hospital, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $250,000 to provide adult inpatient psychiatric hospital services for the period November 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007, including a provision to indemnify and hold harmless the contractor for claims arising out of the contractor’s performance. (100% Mental Health Realignment funds) (All Districts)

C.77    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a Novation Contract with Lincoln Child Center, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $1,541,931 to provide school-based mental health services for severely emotionally disturbed students and their families for the period July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007, with a six-month automatic extension through December 31, 2007 in an amount not to exceed $770,966. (45% Federal Medi Cal; 43% State Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment; 5% Mt. Diablo Unified School District; 5% Pittsburg Unified School District; 2% Required County match) (All Districts)

C.78    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with Asian Pacific Psychological Services, in an amount not to exceed $433,450 to provide school- and community-based mental health services and wraparound services for Asian children and their families for the period July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007, with a six-month automatic extension through December 31, 2007 in an amount not to exceed $216,725.  (40% Federal Medi- Cal; 48% State Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment; 12% Mental Health Realignment funds) (All Districts)

C.79    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with Crestwood Behavioral Health, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $8,846,556 to provide subacute skilled nursing care services for the period July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007, with a six-month automatic extension through December 31, 2007 in an amount not to exceed $4,423,278.
(100% Mental Health Realignment funds) (All Districts)

C.80    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with Seneca Residential and Day Treatment Center, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $1,024,102 to provide school-based mental health services in the West Contra Costa Unified School District for the period July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007, with a six-month automatic extension through December 31, 2007 in an amount not to exceed $512,051. (20% Federal Medi Cal; 20% State Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment; 40% Individual with Disabilities Education Act; 20% West Contra Cost Unified School District Grant funds) (Districts I and II)

C.81    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Susan Waters, effective December 31, 2006, to increase the payment limit by $24,177 to a new payment limit of $48,953 to provide additional hours of mental health intensive case management services and to extend the term from December 31, 2006 through March 31, 2007.  (45% State Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment; 25% Federal Mental Health and Substance Abuse; 25% State Senate Bill 163; 5% Mental Health Realignment funds) (All Districts)

C.82    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with California Nurses Bureau in an amount not to exceed $400,000 to provide nursing registry services for Contra Costa Regional Medical Center and Contra Costa Health Centers for the period January 1 through December 31, 2007. (100% Enterprise I Fund) (All Districts)

C.83    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Nighthawk Radiology Services, LLC, effective August 1, 2006, to increase the payment limit by $150,000 to a new payment limit of $225,000 to provide additional teleradiology services at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center and Contra Costa Health Centers with no change in the original term of March 1, 2005 through February 28, 2008.  (100% Enterprise I Fund) (All Districts)

C.84    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Glenn Vives, M.D., in an amount not to exceed $325,000 to provide family practice and primary care physician services at the County’s detention facilities for the period January 1 through December 31, 2007. (100% Enterprise I Fund) (All Districts)

C.85    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Estelle Gregory, M.D., in an amount not to exceed $156,600 to provide professional psychiatric services for the Psychiatric Emergency Room at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center for the period January 1 through December 31, 2007. (100% Enterprise I Fund) (All Districts)

C.86    RATIFY purchase of services from Pauline Velez, M.D., and AUTHORIZE the Auditor-Controller to pay $915.71 outstanding balance for vascular surgery services at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center and Contra Costa Health Centers, through November 30, 2006.  (100% Enterprise I Fund) (All Districts)

C.87    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Frederick M. Foley, M.D., in an amount not to exceed $72,000 to provide professional radiology services for Contra Costa Regional Medical Center and Contra Costa Health Centers for the period from January 1, 2007 through December 31, 2008. (100% Enterprise I Fund) (All Districts)

C.88       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Diablo Nephrology Medical Group, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $600,000 to provide professional nephrology services at the County's Main Detention Facility and Contra Costa Regional Medical Center and Contra Costa Health Centers for the period November 1, 2006 through October 31, 2009. (100% Enterprise I Fund) (All Districts)

C.89   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the County Counsel, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Meyers, Nave, Riback, Silver & Wilson, Inc., effective January 1, 2007, to increase the payment limit by $25,000 to a new payment limit of $50,000 for advice and assistance related to personnel investigations, with no change in the term through June 30, 2007.  (100% Liability Trust Fund) (All Districts)

C.90    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with the Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano in an amount not to exceed $34,000 to continue to provide food program assistance to eligible families as a component of the Community Action Plan for the period November 1 through December 31, 2006.  (Budgeted, Community Services Block Grant)  (All Districts)

C.91    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Patricia Zavanelli, effective December 31, 2006, to increase the payment limit by $25,000 to a new payment limit of $50,000 and to extend the term from December 31, 2006 to March 31, 2007 to continue to provide management, supervisory, and technical support services for the automatic call distribution center and interactive voice responder for the Medi-Cal Service Center.  (Budgeted, 35% Federal, 50% State, 15% County funds)  (All Districts)

C.92    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Don Graves in an amount not to exceed $37,860 to continue to provide program design, implementation, and coordination for the Independent Living Skills Program for the period January 1 through June 30, 2007.  (Budgeted, 100% Federal funds)  (All Districts)

 

C.93       AWARD and AUTHORIZE the General Services Director, or designee, to execute a one-year contract in an amount not less than $50,000 nor more than $1,000,000 with Vila Construction Company, the lowest responsive and responsible bidder for Job Order Contract 008.  (Various Project funds) (All Districts)

 

C.94       AWARD and AUTHORIZE the General Services Director, or designee, to execute a one-year contract in an amount not less than $50,000 nor more than $1,000,000 with K.O.O. Construction Company, the lowest responsive and responsible bidder for Job Order Contract 007.  (Various Project funds) (All Districts)

 

C.95         APPROVE extension of the franchise agreement with Calpine Pittsburg, Inc., through December 31, 2007 and accept Calpine’s replacement surety bond with Westchester Fire Insurance Company in the amount of $5,000, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Oakley area. (District V) 

CORRECTED TO READ AS C. 96 ON AGENDA to approve extension of the franchise agreement with Calpine Pittsburg, Inc., through December 31, 2007 and accept Calpine’s replacement surety bond with Westchester Fire Insurance Company in the amount of $5,000, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Oakley area

 

C.96       APPROVE extension of the franchise agreement with Calpine Pittsburg, Inc., through December 31, 2007 and accept Calpine’s replacement surety bond with Westchester Fire Insurance Company in the amount of $1,000, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Pittsburg and Antioch areas. (District V) 

CORRECTED TO READ AS C.95 ON AGENDA to APPROVE extension of the franchise agreement with Calpine Pittsburg, Inc., through December 31, 2007 and accept Calpine’s replacement surety bond with Westchester Fire Insurance Company in the amount of $1,000, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Pittsburg and Antioch areas.  

 

C.97       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the County Administrator, or designee, to execute contracts totaling $200,000 with the following agencies for the Dispute Resolution Program for calendar year 2007 (Budgeted, Restricted Dispute Resolution funds) (All Districts):

 

                Agency                                                                                                                                 Amount

Center for Human Development                                                                                              $85,000

The Congress of Neutrals                                                                                                             $115,000

Total                                                                                                                                                      $200,000             

                                                                                               

C.98       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Sheriff-Coroner, or designee, to execute a contract with Weaver Financial in an amount not to exceed $27,335 for law library services to inmates in County-operated detention facilities for the period January 1, through June 30, 2007, including a mutual indemnification provision. (All Districts)

 

C.99       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Development Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Sponamore Associates to increase the payment limit by $15,000 to a new payment limit of $61,900 with no change to the term ending March 31, 2007 to provide additional services in the preparation of an environmental document for the Nove Property in North Richmond; and to amend the name of the contracting party from Sponamore Associates to PRISM, LLC (dba Sponamore Associates). (Developer fees) (District I)

 

C.100     APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Development Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Mark Thomas and Company, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $50,000 to provide transportation planning services for the period December 20, 2006 through May 31, 2007. (All Districts)

 

C.101     APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Development Director, or designee, to execute a contract with FAO Consulting in an amount not to exceed $50,000 to provide transportation planning services for the period December 20, 2006 through May 31, 2007. (All Districts)

 

C.102     APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Sheriff-Coroner, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Sentencing Alternatives, a division of Central Station Security Systems, Inc., to increase the payment limit by $75,000 to a new payment limit of $205,000 and to extend the term from December 15, 2006 through June 30, 2007 for electronic home detention monitoring. (100% User fees) (All Districts)

 

C.103     APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Redevelopment Director to execute a contract amendment with David Paul Rosen & Associates, effective June 30, 2006, to increase the payment limit by $15,000 to a new payment limit of $39,000 and to extend the term to June 30, 2007 to provide an additional Housing Affordability Gap Analysis. (Inclusionary Ordinance In-Lieu fees) (All Districts)

 

C.104     APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Development Director, or designee, to execute a contract with NewPoint Group, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $39,920 to provide 2007 base year rate review services for specified unincorporated areas of the County for the period December 20, 2006 through June 30, 2007. (Solid Waste Collection fees) (Districts III & V)

 

C.105  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Building Inspection Director and the Community Development Director to execute a contract amendment with Accela, Inc., to increase the payment limit by $1,030,706 to a new payment limit of $3,603,737 to incorporate costs for a hot failover/emergency backup system (over three years) and wireless data access (over ten years). (Building and Developer fees) (All Districts)

 

C.106  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Sheriff-Coroner, or designee, to execute a contract with Kirby Polygraph & Investigative Services in an amount not to exceed $105,000 for polygraph examination services and pre-employment background investigations for the period January 1 through December 31, 2007.  (Budgeted, 100% General Fund) (All Districts)

 

C.107  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Chief Information Officer of the Department of Information Technology (DoIT) to execute a contract with Greg Peterson in an amount not to exceed $110,000 to provide services to upgrade the telephone system for the period January 1 through December 31, 2007. (User fees) (All Districts)

Leases

 

C.108  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the General Services Director to execute a first amendment of the lease executed on July 1, 1999, for use of 2 California Street, Rodeo area, as a Head Start facility, to permit the County to pay the Housing Authority to repair or replace the heating, ventilation, and air conditioning system, and ADOPT related California Environmental Quality Act findings.  (Budgeted, Community Services Department) (District II) (See HA.2)

 

Other Actions

 

C.109  ACCEPT contribution to County Senior Nutrition (Meals on Wheels) Program from Meals on Wheels of Contra Costa, Inc., in the amount of $100,175 to subsidize 44,500 meals for the County Meals on Wheels Program, which delivers meals to the residences of homebound elders, as recommended by the Health Services Director. (All Districts)

 

C.110  CONTINUE with 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.111  APPROVE the CalWORKs (California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids) Plan Addendum and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to submit the CalWORKs Plan Addendum for Fiscal Year 2006/07 to the State of California Department of Social Services.  (All Districts)

 

C.112  ACCEPT annual update to the Family and Human Services Committee on Alcohol and Other Drug Treatment Programs for Youth for 2006, as recommended by the Committee.  (All Districts)

 

C.113  ACCEPT annual report to the Family and Human Services Committee from the Children and Families Policy Forum for 2006, as recommended by the Committee.  (All Districts)

 

C.114  ACCEPT annual report and recommendations on committee referrals from the Family and Human Services Committee for 2006, as recommended by the Committee.  (All Districts)

 

C.115  APPROVE bid documents and specifications for the Emergency Generator Project at 50 Douglas Drive, Third Floor, Martinez, for the Health Services Department, and DIRECT the Clerk to advertise for bids to be received on February 1, 2007, and adopt related California Environmental Quality Act findings, as recommended by the General Services Director. (Health Resources Services Administration National Bioterrorism Hospital Preparedness Program Local Initiatve Fund and one-time supplemental Health Services revenue) (District II)   

 

C.116     CONTINUE the emergency action originally taken by the Board of Supervisors on March 21, 2006, pursuant to Public Contract Code Sections 22035 and 22050, regarding the repair of storm damage to roads and channels as a result of the severe storm that began on December 31, 2005, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Countywide. (All Districts)

 

C.117  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Purchasing Agent, or designee, to purchase one additional trailer for the Office of the Sheriff-Coroner. (100% Homeland Security Funds) (All Districts) (Consider with C.39)

 

C.118  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.119  ADOPT findings under the California Environmental Quality Act related to projects funded with FY 2006/07 Community Block Grant (CDBG) funds, as recommended by the Community Development Director. (CDBG funds) (Districts I & II)

 

C.120  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Development Director, or designee, to execute a contract with the City of Concord to allow the City to use the County’s Green Building Materials Display. (No fiscal impact) (District IV)

 

C.121  APPROVE the fiscal year 2006/07 Emergency Shelter Grant (ESG) allocation plan in the amount of $151,254 for specified projects; APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Deputy Director-Redevelopment, or designee, to execute a project agreement with the Health Services Department for the Emergency Shelters in the amount of $90,000 and to execute project agreements for the specified remaining projects. (Emergency Shelter Grants funds) (All Districts)

 

C.122  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Deputy Director-Redevelopment to re-allocate $350,000 in FY 2003/04 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds from the Community Housing Development Corporation of North Richmond (CHDC) North Richmond Infill Development Project to the CHDC North Richmond Youthbuild Program. (District I)

 

C.123  ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/375 authorizing the Deputy Director-Redevelopment to enter into a California Rural Home Mortgage Finance Authority (CRHMFA) Homebuyers Fund (CHF) agreement and execute related documents with the CRHMFA for the purpose of making the CHF FirstHouse Program available to first-time homebuyers in Contra Costa County. (100% CRHMFA funds) (All Districts)

 

C.124  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Defender, or designee, to submit a bid proposal to the Superior Court of California, County of Contra Costa to continue to provide legal representation for parties in juvenile dependency proceedings. (No cost to submit proposal) (All Districts)

 

C.125  ACCEPT 2006 annual report from the Alcohol and Other Drugs Advisory Board, as recommended by the County Administrator. (All Districts)

 

C.126     ACCEPT report on the Measure J Strategic Plan and Proposition 1-B, as recommended by the Transportation, Water and Infrastructure Committee.  (All Districts) 

C.127     APPROVE referrals to the Transportation, Water and Infrastructure Committee for 2007, as recommended by the Committee.  (All Districts)

 

C.128     APPROVE Kensington Fire Protection District recommendation to appoint Helmut Blaschczyk to the District Governing Board in lieu of election, as recommended by the Registrar of Voters. (District I)

 

C.129     RECEIVE 2006 Annual Report from the Contra Costa County Commission on Women, as recommended by the County Administrator’s Office. (All Districts)

 

C.130     ACCEPT 2006 annual report from the Advisory Council on Aging, as recommended by the County Administrator. (All Districts)

 

C.131   ACCEPT 2006 annual report from the Advisory Council on Equal Employment Opportunity, as recommended by the County Administrator. (All Districts)

 

Redevelopment Agency

 

C.132     APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Redevelopment Director to execute a contract with Fraser & Associates in the amount of $29,000 to provide financial consulting services on the issuance of tax allocation bonds for redevelopment areas for the period November 15, 2006 to December 31, 2007. (Redevelopment Agency funds) (All Districts)

 

SUPPLEMENTAL AGENDA ITEMS:

 

 Personnel

 

C.133  ADOPT Resolution 2006/824 approving the Memorandum of Understanding between Contra Costa County and the District Attorney Investigators’ Association (DAIA), implementing negotiated wage agreements and other economic terms and conditions or employment beginning October 1, 2005 through June 30, 2008, as recommended by the Director of Human Resources. (All Districts)

 

C.133     ADOPT Resolution 2006/824 amending the Memorandum of Understanding between Contra Costa County and the Public Employees Union (Local One), adopted by the Board of Supervisors on October 31, 2006, Resolution 2006/630, in part, to correct Section 5.1:  Salaries. (All Districts)

 

Grants and Contracts

 

C.134     AMEND Board action of September 19, 2006 (Item C.78) which authorized the Chief Information Officer (Department of Information Technology) to execute a contract with Pictometry, to correct the amount to be paid for oblique aerial imagery for law enforcement, emergency response, and homeland security activities, for a two-year period beginning with date of delivery of the flight imagery, from an amount not to exceed $318,466 to the amount of $321,447. (100% U.S. Homeland Security Funds) (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:  http://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:

http://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.

 

The Family and Human Services Committee (Supervisors Federal D. Glover; other member seat vacant) - 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 Internal Operations Committee (Supervisors Gayle B. Uilkema; other member seat vacant) - meets on the first and third Mondays of the month at 9:00 a.m. in Room 105, County Administration Building, 651 Pine Street, Martinez.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

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      Contra Costa Consolidated Fire 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

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