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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

MARK DeSAULNIER  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

April 11, 2006

 

 

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- “Failure is not failing to reach your goal, but in having no goal to reach.”       ~ Benjamin Mays

 

CONSIDER  CONSENT  ITEMS  (Items listed as C.1-C.72 on the following agenda) -  Items removed from this section will be considered with the Short Discussion Items.

Approved as listed except as noted: C.40 , C.50, C.73.

                     

HOUSING AUTHORITY CONSENT ITEMS   Approved as listed.

 

HA.1          APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Housing Authority Executive Director to enter into a one-year lease renewal with the Elder Winds Resident Council, Antioch, to permit use of the community room for meetings, senior citizen programs, and other community functions. (No fiscal impact)

 

9:35 A.M.             

 

PRESENTATIONS    Approved as listed

 

PR.1     PRESENTATION to adopt Resolution No. 2006/101 proclaiming April 23-29 as "National Crime Victims' Rights Week" in Contra Costa County. (Supervisor DeSaulnier) (All Districts)

 

PR.2       PRESENTATION to businesses in recognition of their being newly certified as Green Businesses and meeting the high standards of environmental excellence set by the Green Business Program.  (Robin Bedell-Waite, Health Services Department) (All Districts)                                                            

 

PR.3    PRESENTATION to adopt Resolution No. 2006/167 Proclaiming the month of May 2006 as “Motorcycle Awareness Month” in Contra Costa County. (Supervisor DeSaulnier) (All Districts)

 

9:50 A.M.             

 

SHORT DISCUSSION ITEMS - The Board will consider and take action on the following items:  Approved as listed except as noted below:

 

SD.1    CONSIDER any Consent Items previously removed.

 

SD.2    HEARING on proposed police service special taxes for County Services Area P-6, related ordinance adoption and fixing of election thereof, and formation of Zone 1512 for subdivision #SD048824 in the Walnut Creek Area. (Catherine Kutsuris, Community Development Department)  (District III)

CLOSED the public hearing on proposed police service special taxes for County Service Area P-6 ; ADOPTED Resolution No. 2006/131 authorizing election and formation of Zone 1512, SD048824; and ADOPTED Ordinance 2006-08 establishing a fee for the Police Service District, Walnut Creek area.

 

SD.3    HEARING on proposed increase in fees for registration of weighing and measuring devices and establishment of new fees for point-of-sale system inspections, and related ordinance adoption.  (Ed Meyer, Agriculture Commissioner)  (All Districts) (Fixed for 9:30)

CLOSED the public hearing on Ordinance No. 2006-09, and ADOPTED Ordinance No. 2006-09, increasing fees for registration of weighing and measuring devices and establishing new fees for point-of-sale inspections.

 

SD.4    HEARING to consider adopting Resolution No. 2006/173 accepting tabulation of mail-in ballots, confirming diagram and assessment, and authorizing the levy of street light charges for Minor Subdivision 90-0141, County Service Area L-100, San Ramon area. (District III) (Eileen Doten, Public Works Department)

CLOSED the public hearing; ADOPTED Resolution No. 2006/173 accepting tabulation of mail-in ballots, confirming diagram and assessment, and authorizing the levy of street light charges for Minor Subdivision 90-0141, County Service Area L-100, San Ramon area.

 

SD.5       HEARING to consider adopting Resolution No. 2006/174 accepting tabulation of mail-in ballots, confirming diagram and assessment, and authorizing the levy of street light charges for Subdivision (SD) 8861, County Service Area L-100, Martinez area. (District II) (Eileen Doten, Public Works Department)

RELISTED to April 25, 2006 hearing to consider adopting Resolution No. 2006/174 accepting tabulation of mail-in ballots, confirming diagram and assessment, and authorizing the levy of street light charges for Subdivision (SD) 8861, County Service Area L-100, Martinez area.

 

SD.6       HEARING to consider adopting Traffic Resolution No. 2006/4162 temporarily closing Empire Mine Road (Road No. 6963) for a period of 18 months, beginning at the Antioch City limit and proceeding easterly 0.49 miles to Deer Valley Road, Antioch area. (District V) (Jerry Fahy, Public Works Department)

RELISTED to an undetermined date hearing to consider adopting Traffic Resolution No. 2006/4162 temporarily closing Empire Mine Road (Road No. 6963) for a period of 18 months, beginning at the Antioch City limit and proceeding easterly 0.49 miles to Deer Valley Road, Antioch area.

 

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

 

D.1         PUBLIC COMMENT  (3 Minutes/Speaker) The following persons presented testimony:

 

Rollie Katz, Business Manager, PEU, Local 1, made reference to SD.3 for today’s agenda and spoke of the vital public services provided by Local 1 to citizens.  Mr. Katz also handed an invitation requesting the Supervisors or their representatives attend Local 1’s Board meeting on April 18, 2006 regarding granting strike sanction to Local 1 members working in Contra Costa County.

 

D.2         ACCEPT report from the Health Services Department on a two-year interim plan to fund operation of homeless shelters; CONSIDER directing the Chair, Board of Supervisors, and Chair, Family and Human Services Committee to convene a stakeholders group to study needs of the homeless population and how best to address them. (Supervisors DeSaulnier and Gioia) (All Districts)

ACCEPTED report from the Health Services Department on a two-year interim plan to fund operation for Family Shelters, Single Adult Shelters, Outreach Teams, and Other shelters; DIRECTED the Chair, Board of Supervisors, and Chair, Family and Human Services Committee to convene a scoping group to assess the long-term needs of the homeless population, how to sustain programs that serve the population, researching best practices for governance, and assessing the impact of homelessness on local resources; DIRECTED the Chair of the Board to send an invitation to participate on the scoping workgroup to the Mayor’s Conference, Public Managers Association, Police Chiefs Association, Homeless Interjurisdictional, Interdepartmental Work Group members (hijidwg), Members of the Interfaith Councils and Coalitions, and community resident; and DIRECTED the Sub- Committee and staff to report back to the Board  a work plan regarding potential funding sources.

 

D.3      CONSIDER adopting urgency interim ordinance that prohibits on a temporary basis medical marijuana dispensaries in the unincorporated area of the County.  (Supervisor Uilkema) (All Districts)

ADOPTED Ordinance No. 2006-12, an interim ordinance prohibiting the establishment of medical marijuana dispensaries; and ACCEPTED a proposed typographical correction to Sections I and II of the ordinance to properly reference Health and Safety Code 11362.5.

 

11:15 A.M.

 

D.4      CONSIDER accepting the 2006 Performance Index Report presented by the Economic Partnership Executive Director Linda Best and the Contra Costa Newspaper Director of Market Research and Strategic Planning, Don Olmstead. (John Cullen, County Administrator) (All Districts)

ACCEPTED the 2006 Performance Index Report presented by the Economic Partnership Executive Director Linda Best and the Contra Costa Newspaper Director of Market Research and Strategic Planning, Don Olmstead. 

 

Closed Session

 

1:00 P.M.

 

D.5      CONSIDER supporting Assembly Bill 352 (Koretz), which would expand the definition of “unsafe handgun” and that require handguns submitted for safety testing be equipped with identifying characters that help to identify a gun from which a cartridge is fired; and directing the County Administrator to send a letter to local law enforcement officials advising them of the Board’s position and encouraging their support.  (Supervisors DeSaulnier and Gioia) (All Districts)

ADOPTED a position in support of Assembly Bill 352, an act to amend Sections 12126 and 12130 of the Penal Code relating to firearms, and DIRECTED the County Administrator to draft and send letters to the Office of the Sheriff and to each city in the County (Police Chiefs and City Councils) on to encourage them to adopt a “support” position on the bill and indicating the action taken by the Board’s 3-2 Board vote in support of AB 352.

 

D.6         HEARING on a request to rezone a 20.89-acre parcel from Agricultural Preserve (A-4) to Exclusive Agriculture (A-20) at 1170 Bear Creek Road in the Martinez area. (Keith and Leslie Thomas – Applicants and Owners) (County File RZ053169) (Catherine Kutsuris, Community Development Department) (District II) 

CLOSED the public hearing; APPROVED a request to rezone a 20.89-acre parcel from Agricultural Preserve (A-4) to Exclusive Agriculture (A-20) at 1170 Bear Creek Road in the Martinez area (Keith and Leslie Thomas – Applicants and Owners) ; ADOPTED the findings contained in Resolution No. 14-2005 of the County Planning Commission as the basis for the Board action; ADOPTED the Negative Declaration Prepared for the project for the purposes of compliance with the provisions of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA); DIRECTED the Community Development Department to post the Notice of Determination with the County Clerk; and ADOPTED Ordinance No. 2006-10 giving effect to the aforesaid rezoning.

 

D.7      HEARING on a request to rezone an 11.56-acre site from Single-Family Residential (R-7) and Two-Family Residential (D-1) to Planned Unit District (P-1) and a request to approve a Final Development Plan at 4766 Blum Road in the Martinez area. (Janin Associates Inc.- Applicant and Owner) (County Files: RZ033135 and DP033067) (Bob Drake, Community Development Department) (District II)

CLOSED the public hearing; APPROVED a request to rezone an 11.56-acre site from Single-Family Residential (R-7) and Two-Family Residential (D-1) to Planned Unit District (P-1) and a request to approve a Final Development Plan at 4766 Blum Road in the Martinez area (Janin Associates Inc.- Applicant and Owner); ADOPTED the Mitigated Negative Declaration and Mitigation Monitoring Program for this project as adequate for the purposes of compliance with the California Environmental Quality Act; ADOPTED Ordinance No. 2006-11 giving effect to the rezoning; ADOPTED the findings contained in the County Planning Commission Resolution No 13-2006 as the basis for the Board’s action; and DIRECTED the Community Development Department to post a Notice Of Determination with the County Clerk. 

 

D.8      CONTINUE hearing on an appeal filed by the El Sobrante Valley Planning and Zoning Advisory Committee, the Friends of Garrity Creek, and the Hilltop Neighborhood Association on a County Planning Commission decision to approve a Vesting Tentative Map to subdivide 10 acres into 40 residential lots located at 4823 Hilltop Drive, El Sobrante area. (Subdivision 8533, Siavash Afshar- Applicant & Owner) (Catherine Kutsuris, Community Development Department) (District I)

Clerk’s summation not available at the time of this posting.  Please call 925-1900 for more information.

 

 

AJ.1    The Board of Supervisors adjourned in the memory of Monte Balfour, a Walnut Creek resident.

 

AJ.2    The Board of Supervisors adjourned in the memory of Rose Marie Ginannini Pierce, a Brentwood resident.

 

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          APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Cal Engineering & Geology in the amount of $28,000 for geotechnical services in connection with the Alhambra Valley Road Embankment Repair Project, for the period April 11, 2006 through completion of project, Martinez area. (Local Road funds) (District II)

 

C.2          DETERMINE that the Alhambra Valley Road Guardrails Repair Project is a California  Environmental Quality Act  Class 3 Categorical Exemption; APPROVE the project and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to advertise the project, Martinez area, as recommended by the Public Works Director. (District II) 

 

C.3      DETERMINE that the Alhambra Valley Road Wingwall Repair Project is a  California  Environmental Quality Act Class 1 Categorical Exemption; APPROVE the project and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to advertise the project, Martinez area, as recommended by the Public Works Director. (District II) 

 

C.4          DETERMINE that the West Contra Costa Transportation Advisory Committee Sub-Regional Transportation Mitigation Program update activity is not subject to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), pursuant to Article 5, Section 15061 (b)(3) of the CEQA Guidelines, West County area, as recommended by the Public Works Director. (Districts I and II)

 

C.5      ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/175 approving the conveyance of surplus real property by Grant Deed to Evelyn Marion, Administrator of the Estate of Helen M. Taylor, and authorizing the Chair, Board of Supervisors, to execute the Grant Deed in connection with the State Route 4 Widening, Railroad Avenue to Loveridge Road Project, Pittsburg area, as recommended by the Public Works Director. (CCTA Funds) (District V)

 

C.6      ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/176 determining that the conveyance of two separate easements located across the Iron Horse Corridor (IHC) near Corwin Drive in Alamo and Love Lane in Danville to the Central Contra Costa Sanitary District (CCCSD) is exempt from the requirements of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to Article 5, Section 15061(b)(3) of the CEQA Guidelines; approving the conveyances for the purpose of installing and maintaining two sanitary sewer service lines which will link up to CCCSD’s  60” main sewer trunk line in the IHC; and authorizing the Chair, Board of Supervisors, to execute the Grant of Easements in consideration for payment received in full in the amount of $6,000, Alamo and Danville areas, as recommended by the Public Works Director. (SPRW Trust Fund # 138800) (District III)

 

Engineering Services

 

C.7          MS 96-00014: ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/177 accepting grant deed of development rights (creek structure setback) for project being developed by Gordon R. Rasmussen and Karen L. Rasmussen, San Ramon (Tassajara) area, as recommended by the Public Works Director. (District III)

 

C.8          MS 96-00014:     ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/178 approving the parcel map for project being developed by Gordon R. Rasmussen and Karen L. Rasmussen, as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon (Tassajara) area. (District III)

 

C.9          MS 04-00020: ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/179 accepting offer of dedication – road purposes for project being developed by Oak Gate Properties, LLC, Danville/Blackhawk area, as recommended by the Public Works Director. (District III)

 

C.10       MS 04-00020: ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/180 accepting offer of dedication – public utilities easement for project being developed by Oak Gate Properties, LLC, Danville/Blackhawk area, as recommended by the Public Works Director. (District III)

 

C.11    MS 04-00021: ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/181 approving the parcel map and subdivision agreement for project being developed by John Polimeno and Kristie V. Polimeno, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Byron area. (District III)

 

C.12       ZC 04-00633: ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/182 accepting offer of dedication – road purposes for project being developed by Cookie Gambucci, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Pacheco area. (District IV)

 

C.13       ZC 04-00633:       ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/183 approving the deferred improvement agreement for project being developed by Cookie Gambucci, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Pacheco area. (District IV)

 

Special Districts & County Airports

 

C.14    ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/184 approving the Quitclaim Deed from Contra Costa County Flood Control and Water Conservation District for a portion of District’s flowage easement to Laferty Homes at Deer Ridge, and authorizing the Chair, Board of Supervisors, to execute the Quitclaim Deed on behalf of the District in connection with Subdivision 8545, Dry Creek Reservoir, Brentwood area, as recommended by the Public Works Director. (No fiscal impact) (District III)

 

C.15      APPROVE conveyance of County-owned property located at 3490 Golden Gate Way, Lafayette, to the Lafayette Redevelopment Agency in exchange for $1,316,000 and the conveyance to the County of the real property located at 3780 Mt. Diablo Blvd., Lafayette; APPROVE   conveyance of the County-owned real property located at 1250 Locust Street, Walnut Creek to the Walnut Creek Redevelopment Agency for the purchase price of $2,800,000 as recommended by the Public Works Director; AUTHORIZE execution of required documents; Lafayette and Walnut Creek areas.  (Revenue: General Fund) (Districts II and III)

 

C.16       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Moore Iacofano Goltsman, Inc., in the amount of $150,000 to provide landscape architectural services for the period April 11, 2006 through March 31, 2008, Countywide. (All Districts)

 

C.17       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee to execute a T-hangar rental agreement with Jack Romanski in the amount of $345 a month for a T-hangar at Buchanan Field Airport, effective March 1, 2006, Pacheco area. (Revenue accrues to Airport Enterprise Fund) (District IV)

 

Statutory Actions

 

C.18       APPROVE minutes, as on file with the Clerk of the Board, for the month of March 2006.

 

Claims, Collections & Litigation

 

C.19       Deny Claims for Jana D. Todd; Cecelia Hopkins-Chestnut and James Chestnut; Ashley Distribution Services, Ltd.; Roger Varon; Bruce R. Christensen; Contra Costa – JBWCP; Darrell Conkle and Sheila Conkle by Power of Attorney; Mark A. Randle; Unitrin Kemper For Sam Bennett; Amended Claims filed by Bruce R. Christensen; Mark A. Randle; and Unitrin Kemper for Robert Westerlund; Late Claim filed by Mercury Casualty Company For Carol Kretchmer. (All Districts)

 

Honors & Proclamations

 

C.20    ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/185 honoring William Veale upon the occasion of his retirement from the Public Defender’s Office, for his service to the clients, department, community, and the people of Contra Costa County, as recommended by the Public Defender. (All Districts)

 

C.21    ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/186 honoring Margaret Carter upon the occasion of her retirement from the Public Defender’s Office, for her service to the clients, department, community, and the people of Contra Costa County, as recommended by the Public Defender. (All Districts)

 

C.22    ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/187 honoring Virginia Hollins-Davidson upon the occasion of her retirement from the Public Defender’s Office, for her service to the clients, department, community, and the people of Contra Costa County, as recommended by the Public Defender. (All Districts)        

 

C.23    ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/166 proclaiming April 2006 as “Earthquake Preparedness Month” in Contra Costa County and encouraging residents to increase their knowledge and awareness of proper safety measures to follow before, during, and after an earthquake, as recommended by Supervisor DeSaulnier.  (All Districts)

 

C.24       ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/169 acknowledging the achievement, hard work, and entrepreneurial spirit of Frank and Lorraine Brady and congratulating them on the 30th anniversary of their successful housewares marketing business, as recommended by Supervisor DeSaulnier.  (District IV)

 

C.25    ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/168 recognizing and officially endorsing April 2006 as “Voter Education and Participation Month” in Contra Costa County, directing the Clerk of the Board to forward a copy of this resolution to the Secretary of State, and requesting the Clerk-Recorder-Registrar of Voters to take appropriate action to encourage all eligible citizens to register for and vote in the June 6, 2006 Primary Election, as recommended by the Clerk-Recorder-Registrar of Voters. (All Districts)

 

Appointments & Resignations

 

C.26    APPROVE the medical staff appointments and reappointments as recommended by the Medical Executive Committee on March 20, 2006.  (All Districts)

 

C.27    APPOINT Becky Hobson to the C-1 Ambulance Providers Alternate (Contra Costa Contract) seat on the Emergency Medical Care Committee, as recommended by the Health Services Director.  (All Districts)

 

C.28    DECLARE vacant the Advisory Council on Aging’s Lafayette Local Commission Seat held by Dr. Narayan Nayak and request the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy, as recommended by the Acting Employment and Human Services Director. (District II)

 

C.29    APPOINT Jack Hanna to the Bethel Island Representative Seat on the East County Regional Planning Commission as recommended by Supervisor Glover. (District V)

 

C.30       APPOINT Harry D. Saunders to the Appointee 6 on the County Services Area P-2A Blackhawk Police Advisory Committee, as recommended by Supervisor Piepho.  (District III)

 

Appropriation Adjustments  - 2005/2006 FY

 

C.31       Employment and Human Services (0501): APPROVE Appropriations and Revenue Adjustment No. 5053 authorizing new revenue in the amount of $128,670 from State Adoptions and State Adult Protection funds, and appropriating it to fund one Clerk Specialist and three Clerk-Senior Level positions to support California Works Information Network (CalWIN). (All Districts)

 

Intergovernmental Relations

 

C.32    SUPPORT the Access Plus Community Choice Plans provisions of AB 2979 (Richman) that are consistent with the County’s request for legislative authorization to pilot acute and long term care integration of medical, social, and supportive services for Medi-Cal and Medicare eligible seniors and adults with disabilities, as recommended by the County Administrator’s Office. (All Districts)

 

C.33       SUPPORT AB2414 (Hancock) which would require Contra Cost and other Bay Area counties to conduct an advisory election to allow voters to voice their opinion on the establishment of urban casinos IF AMENDED to allow more local flexibility on the wording of the ballot measure and the area of the county in which the ballot measure would be considered. (All Districts)

 

C.34    ADOPT position in support of AB2518 (Houston), which would exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act an action of a locality limited to the provision of financing for affordable housing purposes. (All Districts)

 

Personnel Actions

 

C.35    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20008 to establish the class series of Information Systems Administrator with three levels: Information Systems (IS) Administrator I; IS Administrator II, IS Administrator III; ALLOCATE the classes to the Salary Schedule; and add one IS Administrator II and one IS Administrator III position in the Sheriff’s Office. (100% Hazardous materials industry fees) (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.36    ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/170 to submit and execute a grant application to the California Department of Housing and Community Development in an amount not to exceed $200,000 for the Federal Emergency Shelter Grant Program to support the adult shelter for fiscal years 2006/07 and 2007/08.  (No County match)  (All Districts)

 

C.37    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 $1,101,477 for continuation of the Conditional Release Program (CONREP) for the period July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2006, including a mutual indemnification and hold harmless agreement for any claims arising out of the performance of this contract.  (No County match)  (All Districts)

 

C.38    ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/171 approving and authorizing the District Attorney to submit an application and execute a grant award agreement and any extensions or amendments thereof, pursuant to State guidelines, with the State Department of Insurance for funding of the Workers Compensation Insurance Fraud Prosecution Program in the amount of $635,453 for the period July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007. (Budgeted, 100% State Funds, No County match) (All Districts)

 

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

 

C.39       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Building Inspection Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Pacific Heating & Sheet Metal Co., Inc., in an amount not to exceed $40,000 to purchase and install hot water heaters for the Weatherization Program for the period April 15, 2006 through April 14, 2008.  (Budgeted, 100% State funds)  (All Districts)

 

C.40       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Building Inspection Director, or designee, to execute a contract with William Stewart Heating & Air Conditioning in an amount not to exceed $40,000 to purchase and install electrical appliances for the Weatherization Program for the period April 15, 2006 through April 14, 2008.  (Budgeted, 100% State funds)  (All Districts)

CORRECTED TO READ: To approve and authorize the Building Inspection Director, or designee, to execute a contract with William Stewart Heating & Air Conditioning in an amount not to exceed $40,000 $400,000 to purchase and install electrical appliances for the Weatherization Program for the period April 15, 2006 through April 14, 2008. 

 

C.41       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Deputy Director-Redevelopment to execute a contract with Ambrose Recreation and Park District in the amount of $148,394 for improvements to Anuta Park in the Bay Point Area for the period April 11, 2006 through June 30, 2008.  (Budgeted, 100% State Department of Housing and Community Development Workforce Housing Incentive Grant)  (District V)

 

C.42       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute contract amendments, effective April 1, 2006, to increase the payment limits to upgrade procedures and equipment in order to provide Alternate Care Sites for surge capacity in response to bioterrorism and other health emergencies, with no change in the periods of service.  (Budgeted, 100% Federal Health Resources and Services Administration National Bioterrorism Hospital Preparedness Program)  (All Districts)

 

Contractor

Term

Increase

New Payment Limit

Brookside Community Health Center, Inc.

 

9/1/2005-8/31/2006     

$56,496         

$117,746

La Clinica de la Raza-Fruitvale Health Project, Inc.

 

9/1/2005-8/31/2006       

 $8,934    

$91,439

Planned Parenthood-Shasta Diablo, Inc.

 

  9/1/2005-8/31/2006      

$30,219         

$103,004

Community Clinic Consortium of Contra Costa, Inc.

  2/1/2006-8/31/2006        

$1,800           

$27,800

 

C.43    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with REACH Project, Inc., effective March 1, 2006, to increase the payment limit by $11,000 to a new payment limit of $643,822 to provide additional services including on-site treatment services at Orin Allen Youth Rehabilitation Facility, with no change in the term of July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2006.  (Budgeted:  69% Federal Substance Abuse Prevention & Treatment and Prevention Set-Aside grants, 29% State Drug Medi-Cal, 2% County Juvenile Probation)  (All Districts)

 

C.44    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Robert Liebig, M.D., effective May 1, 2006, to increase the payment limit by $650,000 to a new payment limit of $1,250,000 to provide additional radiology services at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center, with no change in the term of January 1, 2005 through December 31, 2007.  (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 12.3% County, 87.7% Patient/Third Party revenues)  (All Districts)

 

C.45    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to issue a 60-day advance written notice to Jeffrey L. Stern, M.D., Inc., to terminate the contract to provide gynecological services at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center, effective at the close of business May 27, 2006.  (All Districts)

 

C.46    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to issue a 60-day advance written notice to Michael S. Baker, M.D., to terminate the contract to provide thoracic and vascular surgery services at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center and Contra Costa Health Centers, effective at the close of business May 27, 2006.  (All Districts)

 

C.47    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to issue a 60-day advance written notice to Anthony C. Cheng, M.D., to terminate the contract to provide anesthesiology services at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center and Contra Costa Health Centers, effective at the close of business May 27, 2006.  (All Districts)

 

C.48    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to issue a 60-day advance written notice to Chris Chen, M.D., to terminate the contract to provide anesthesiology services at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center, effective at the close of business May 27, 2006.  (All Districts)

 

C.49    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to issue a 30-day advance written notice to Eastern Contra Costa Transit Authority (dba Tri-Delta Transit) to terminate the contract to provide fixed route bus transportation services, effective at the close of business May 3, 2006.  (All Districts)

 

C.50       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Zoll Data Systems, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $350,000 to develop and implement an electronic patient care report system for use by fire services Countywide for the period April 1, 2006 through March 31, 2007.  (Budgeted, 100% Measure H)  (All Districts)

CORRECTED TO READ: To approve and authorize the Health Services $350,000 $405,250 to develop and implement an electronic patient care report system for use by fire services Countywide for the period April 1, 2006 through March 31, 2007. 

 

C.51       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Brian E. Thomas, M.D., effective March 1, 2006, to increase the payment limit by $129,450 to a new payment limit of $149,950 with no change in the term of February 1, 2006 through January 31, 2007 for increased psychiatric services including on-call and call-back coverage.  (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 12.3% County, 87.7% Patient/Third Party Revenues)  (All Districts)

 

C.52       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Child Support Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Print N Mail Inc., to increase the payment limit by $15,000 to a new payment limit of $162,000 to provide specialized mailing services through June 30, 2006. (100% State funds)

               (All Districts)

 

C.53       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Child Support Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Macias, Gini & Company, LLP to increase the payment limit by $22,000 to a new payment limit of $162,000 to provide additional trust fund reconciliation services. (100% State funds) (All Districts)

 

C.54    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Sheriff-Coroner, or designee, to execute a contract with Theresa F. Spear, in an amount not to exceed $60,000 to provide forensic biology training for the Office of the Sheriff for the period April 1, 2006 through March 31, 2007. (100% grant funds) (All Districts)

 

C.55       CORRECT Board action of December 6, 2006 (C.81) authorizing the Assistant County Administrator-Director of Human Resources, or designee, to execute a contract amendment and extension with Vision Service Plan (VSP) for the period January 1, 2006 through December 31, 2007, to correct the increase of the administrative fee rate to $4.05 for the purpose of providing video display terminal (VDT) eye examinations to certain eligible employees who use a VDT a minimum of two hours per day. (Budgeted) (All Districts)

 

C.56    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Catholic Charities of the East Bay in an amount not to exceed $25,000 to provide staff training and development services for the period April 11 through August 31, 2006. (Budgeted, Federal Head Start and Early Head Start grants) (All Districts)

 

C.57       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Childcare Careers, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $24,000 to provide temporary teaching staff services for the period March 18 to August 31, 2006. (Budgeted, Federal Head Start and Early Head Start grants, State Child Development grant) (All Districts)

 

C.58       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract cancellation with Pamela Morgan effective the close of the workday on March 24, 2006, related to Head Start Program home visitation services. (Budgeted, Federal Head Start, Early Head Start and State Child Development grants) (All Districts)

 

C.59    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Acting Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Contra Costa County Public Auto Auction, in an amount not to exceed $50,000 to provide services for the maintenance and sale of vehicles to Keeping Employment Equals Your Success (KEYS) Auto Loan Program participants. (42.5% State, 50% Metropolitan Transportation Commission Grant, 7.5% County) (All Districts)

 

C.60    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Assistant County Administrator- Director of Human Resources, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Human Resource Practitioners, effective March 20, 2006, to increase the payment limit by $80,000 to a new payment limit of $128,500 and extend the term from March 31, 2006 until the contract with the Labor Coalition is signed or sooner, as determined by the Human Resources Director. (Budgeted) (All Districts)

 

C.61    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Wildlife Research Associates in the amount of $50,000 to provide on-call environmental consulting services for the period April 11, 2006 through April 30, 2008, Countywide. (Flood Control & Water Conservation District Funds 48%, Local Road Funds 48% and Airport Project Funds 4%) (All Districts)

 

C.62    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Illingworth and Rodkin, Inc., in the amount of $50,000 to provide on-call environmental consulting services for the period April 11, 2006 through April 30, 2008, Countywide. (Flood Control & Water Conservation District Funds 48%, Local Road Funds 48%, and Airport Project Funds 4%) (All Districts)

 

C.63       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Quincy Engineering, Inc., effective April 11, 2006, to increase the payment limit by $25,000 to a new payment limit of $95,000 and to increase the hourly rate by 3.5% for on-call structural engineering consultant services, Countywide. (Various Project funds) (All Districts)

 

Other Actions

 

C.64    CORRECT Board action of March 21, 2006 (item C.42), authorizing the Acting Employment and Human Services Director to execute a contract amendment with Language Line Services, to change the effective date of the amendment from April 4, 2006 to February 1, 2006.

 

C.65    ADOPT the 2006/07 Proposed Budget schedules for Countywide Funds and Special Districts, as recommended by the County Administrator’s Office. (All Districts)

 

C.66    ACCEPT from the County Clerk the Canvass of Votes for the March 28, 2006 Special Election for County Service Area P-6, Zone 2704, Subdivision 058947, Martinez area. (District II)

 

C.67    ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/172 approving issuance by the Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) Finance Authority for Nonprofit Corporations of tax exempt bonds to finance and/or refinance facilities within Contra Costa County owned by the YMCA (Young Men’s Christian Association) of the East Bay.  (Districts I and II)

 

C.68    ACCEPT the Public and Environmental Health Advisory Board 2005 Annual Report, as recommended by the Advisory Board.  (All Districts)

 

C.69    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.70       RECEIVE single audit reports prepared by Caporicci & Larson, CPA, for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2005 and REFER them to the Board's Finance Committee and the County Administrator for review and follow-up, as recommended by the County Administrator.  (All Districts)

 

C.71    ACCEPT from the County Clerk the Canvass of Votes for the March 21, 2006 Special Election for County Service area P-6, Zone 3105, Subdivision 048920, El Sobrante area. (District I)

 

Redevelopment

 

C.72    APPROVE restructuring of the membership of, and method of appointment to, the Montalvin Manor Redevelopment Advisory Committee, as recommended by the Redevelopment Director.  (Districts I and II)

 

C.73       ADDED URGENCY ITEM: To recommend four (4) affirmative votes for the North Richmond Municipal Advisory Council Voting Requirement to ensure that actions taken by the North Richmond MAC reflect the majority of the full membership.

 

 

Supplemental Calendar of Closed Session Items

 

For The Board of Supervisors of Contra Costa County

and for Special Districts, Agencies and Authorities Governed by the Board

 

Tuesday, April 11, 2006, 9:00 a.m. and thereafter

 

Board Chambers Room 107 and Room 101

Administration Building,

651 Pine Street, Martinez, California

 

 

 

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.                   Faith Corbin v. Contra Costa County, et al., E.E.O.C. Charge No. 372-2006-00242 

 

C.         CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL--ANTICIPATED LITIGATION 

            Initiation of litigation pursuant to Gov. Code, § 54956.9(c):  One potential case 

 

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: 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 Mark DeSaulnier and Federal D. Glover) - 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  Mary N. Piepho and John Gioia)  - meets on the first Thursday of the month at 10:00 a.m. in Room 101, County Administration Building, 651 Pine Street, Martinez .

 

The Internal Operations Committee (Supervisors Gayle B. Uilkema and Mark DeSaulnier) - 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.

 

The Transportation, Water & Infrastructure Committee (Supervisors Federal D. Glover and Mary N. Piepho) - meets on the second Monday of the month at 10:00 a.m. in Room 101, County Administration Building, 651 Pine Street, Martinez.

 

Internal Operations Committee

Internal Operations Committee

Family and Human Services Committee

04-17-06

05-01-06

04-17-06

   Cancelled

   9:00 a.m.

   Cancelled

See above

See above

See above

Finance Committee

Transportation Water & Infrastructure

05-04-06

05-08-06

  10:00 a.m.

  10:00 a.m.

See above

See above

 

 

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

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

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

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

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

et al.           et alii (and others)

etc.             et cetera (and so forth)

FAA            Federal Aviation Administration

FEMA         Federal Emergency Management Agency

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

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

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

LVN            Licensed Vocational Nurse

MAC           Municipal Advisory Council

M.D.           Medical Doctor

M.F.T.        Marriage and Family Therapist

Mt.             Mount

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

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)

TWIC          Transportation, Water and Infrastructure Committee

VA              Department of Veterans Affairs

vs.              versus (against)

WAN           Wide Area Network

WCCTAC       West Contra Costa Transportation Advisory Committee