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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

 

 

 

TUESDAY

August 15, 2006

 

9:00 A.M.              Convene and announce adjournment to Closed Session, Room 101.

 

 

CS.2    APPOINTED Joe Valentine as Director of the Employment and Human Services Department, effective on date in September to be determined.

 

 

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

 

Inspirational Thought: "We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.  ~ Aristotle

 

CONSIDER  CONSENT  ITEMS  (Items listed as C.1 through C.104 on the following agenda)  -  Items removed from this section will be considered with the Short Discussion Items.

Approved as listed except as noted:  C.51

                     

HOUSING AUTHORITY CONSENT ITEMS  Approved as listed

 

HA1        APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Housing Authority Executive Director to execute a contract with ymca (Young Men’s Christian Association) of the East Bay, Inc., to provide after school youth activities at the Bayo Vista housing development for the period July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007, Rodeo area.  (Budgeted)  (District II)

 

9:35 A.M.             

 

PRESENTATIONS     Approved as listed

 

PR.1       PRESENTATION to accept the 2006 Advocacy Award from the California Child Development Administrators Association (ccdaa) for the Board’s leadership on behalf of providers of center-based child development services for low-income families in high-cost counties throughout the state. (Kathy Lafferty, ccdaa; Supervisor DeSaulnier) (All Districts)

 

PR.2       PRESENTATION to adopt Resolution No. 2006/500 and No. 2006/501 honoring Noah Bruegmann and Taryn O’Connell, members of the United States Junior National Crew Team, for representing the United States at the international competition held in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.  (Supervisor Uilkema) (All Districts)

 

PR.3    PRESENTATION to adopt Resolution No. 2006/488 honoring Dianne Cole for her contributions to Contra Costa County. (Supervisors Piepho and DeSaulnier)

 

9:50 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    HEARING to consider adopting Resolution No. 2006/463 establishing new fees for spay and neuter services provided by the Animal Services Department, effective August 16, 2006.  (Glenn Howell, Animal Services Director)  (All Districts) 

CLOSED the public hearing and ADOPTED Resolution No. 2006/463 establishing new fees for spay and neuter services provided by the Animal Services Department, effective August 16, 2006.

 

SD.3       HEARING to consider adoption of an Urgency Ordinance extending for an additional 30 days the interim authorization to collect Subregional Transportation Mitigation Program (stmp) fees to fund the revised stmp for the West Contra Costa Transportation Advisory Committee (wcctac), West County area. (No fiscal impact) (Julie Bueren, Public Works Department) (Districts I and II)

CLOSED the public hearing and ADOPTED Urgency Ordinance No. 2006-31 extending for an additional 30 days the interim authorization to collect Subregional Transportation Mitigation Program (stmp) fees to fund the revised stmp for the West Contra Costa Transportation Advisory Committee (wcctac), West County area.

 

SD.4       CONSIDER approving modifications to a conservation easement on a 36-acre parcel on North Gate Road conveyed from the County Flood Control and Water Conservation District to the East Bay Regional Park District, previously approved by Board action on June 13, 2006. (Mitch Avalon, Public Works Department) (District III)

RESCINDED approval of the Grant of Perpetual Conservation Easement from the Contra Costa County Flood Control District (CCC FCWD) to the East Bay Regional Park District (EBRPD) in the form approved on June 13, 2006; APPROVED the revised Grant of Perpetual Agricultural and Open Space conservation Easement from Contra Costa County Flood Control and Water Conservation District to East Bay Region Park District; and AUTHORIZED the Chair of the Board of Supervisors to execute the grant of easement to EBRPD on behalf of the Flood Control District; AUTHORIZED the Chief Engineer, Flood Control and Water Conservation District, to execute a Purchase and Sale Agreement; DIRECTED the Real Property Division to have the final executed easement delivered to Grantee for recording in the Office of the County Recorder; and AFFIRMED the determination made on June 13, 2006 that this grant of easement is in the public interest and will not conflict or interfere with the Flood Control District’s use of the property of the purpose for which it was acquired

 

SD.5       HEARING to consider adoption of Resolution No. 2006/490 to adjust fees for forensic and investigative service provided by the Sheriff-Coroner. (Karen Sheldon, Sheriff-Coroner Department) (All Districts)

CLOSED the public hearing; and ADOPTED Resolution No. 2006/490 to adjust fees for forensic and investigative service provided by the Sheriff-Coroner.

 

SD.6       HEARING to adopt Resolution No. 2006/464 to create Zone 208 (Bay Point area) in County Service Area (CSA) P-6 and authorize an election for police service taxes; and to adopt Ordinance No. 2006/38 to be presented for approval of the voters of Zone 208/ CSA P-6 by an October 17, 2006 mail ballot election on fees for a Police Services District. (Catherine Kutsuris, Community Development Department) (District V)

CLOSED the public hearing; ADOPTED Resolution No. 2006/464 to create Zone 208 (Bay Point area) in County Service Area (CSA) P-6 and authorize an election for police services taxes; and ADOPTED Ordinance No. 2006-38 to give effect to said fees.

 

SD.7       HEARING to consider adopting Resolution No. 2006/475 to create Zone 3002 (North Richmond area) in County Service Area (CSA) P-6 and authorize an election for police service taxes, and adopting Ordinance No. 2006/41 to be presented for approval of the voters of Zone 3002/CSA P-6 by an October 17, 2006 mail ballot election on fees for a Police Services District for Subdivision 069054. (Catherine Kutsuris, Community Development Department) (District I)

CLOSED the public hearing; ADOPTED Resolution No. 2006/475 to create Zone 3002 (North Richmond area) Subdivision 069054 in County Service Area (CSA) P-6 and authorize an election for police service taxes, and ADOPTED Ordinance No. 2006-41 to give effect to said fees.

 

SD.8       CONSIDER approving written arguments in favor of the 2006 Voter-Approved Contra Costa County Urban Limit Line ballot measure. (Patrick Roche, Community Development Department)  (All Districts) 

APPROVED written Argument in Favor of Measure L, the 2006 Voter-Approved Contra Costa County Urban Limit Line ballot measure, amending the Argument to add quotation marks around the word “yes” wherever it appears in the phrase “yes vote.”

 

REVISTED items (SD.8 and C.94):

In the event an opposition argument to Measure M (SD.8) or Measure L (C.94) is filed by the August 25, 2006 deadline, authority to work with other individuals to draft a rebuttal was GRANTED to the Chair, Board of Supervisors.

 

SD.9       CONSIDER requesting the Internal Operations Committee to research, in consultation with the County Administrator's Office, the coordination of municipal services provided by County departments to identify opportunities to improve effectiveness and efficiency, and report back to the Board within 90 days.  (Supervisor DeSaulnier) (All Districts)

REQUESTED the Internal Operations Committee to research, in consultation with the County Administrator's Office, the coordination of municipal services provided by County departments to identify opportunities to improve effectiveness and efficiency, and report back to the Board within 90 days

 

SD.10     CONSIDER approving proposed responses to the following 2005/06 Grand Jury reports and directing the Clerk of the Board to forward the County's responses to the Superior Court. (John Cullen, County Administrator) (All Districts):

                        A)  No. 0605, entitled "New Automated Drug Dispenser:  Who Drugged ROBOT?"

B)   No. 0606, entitled "County Ignores Retiree Health Costs:  The Financial Tidal Wave"

 

SD.11     CONTINUED HEARING on the appeal of the notice and order to abate a public nuisance on the real property located at 95 Crivello Avenue, Pittsburg area. (Robert Erickson, Building Inspection Department) (Carolyn Lee, Owner) (District V) 

CLOSED hearing on the appeal of the Notice and Order to Abate a public nuisance on the real property located at 95 Crivello Avenue, Bay Point area; AFFIRMED the County Abatement Officer’s determination; ORDERED the property owner to abate the public nuisance within 30 days of the mailing of the Board decision; DIRECTED the Abatement Officer to perform the work the cost of the work and all administrative cost to the property owner (s), if the property owner (s) does not comply with the Board’s order to abate the public nuisance; and DIRECTED the County Abatement Officer to send the Board’s decision by first class mail to the property owner (s) and to each party appearing at this hearing, and to file the Board’s decision with the Clerk of the Board of Supervisors.

 

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

 

D.1         PUBLIC COMMENT  (3 Minutes/Speaker)  The following people spoke :

 

                Mike Weinberg, SEIU Local 535, County Labor Coalition, on continuing negotiations with the County for a new contract

                Elaine Roni Sippi, Public Health Nurse, requesting Hazard Pay not be cut in labor negotiations.

                John Gragnani, Mental Health Unit, PEU Local One, regarding equity adjustments in pay;

                Paul Rangel, PEU Local One, employee of county fire dept, regarding 5% differential;

                William Swenson, Vice President, PEU Local One, regarding contract negotiations;

                Paul Cardinett, resident of Concord, regarding the Public Health Nurse contract;

                Jan Aarenian, Local One, Public Health Nurse contract;

                Guillermo Cuadra, resident of Concord, regarding contract negotiations;

                Ziba Rahimzadeh, regarding contract negotiations;

                Chuck Egbert, PEU Local One, regarding contract negotiations;

                Rollie Katz, Local One, regarding contract negotiations;

                Ralph Hoffman, resident of Danville, quoted Ronald Reagan, “I’m from the Government and I’m here to help.”

 

D.2         CONSIDER recommendations from the Transportation, Water and Infrastructure Committee on implementation of the County’s Integrated Pest Management Policy. (Ed Meyer, Agricultural Commissioner; Michael Kent, Health Services Department) (All Districts)

ACCEPTED the Integrated Pest Management (ipm) Task Force’s 2005 Annual Report; DIRECTED General Services to extend the contract with Orkin for one year, utilizing ipm techniques at all County facilities, with review by the ipm Task Force after 6 months; DIRECTED General Services to begin posting notices at County Buildings three days before the application of registered pesticides and remaining four days afterward, as specified in the Board Order; DIRECTED the hiring of an ipm Coordinator; and DIRECTED the County Administrator to work with the ipm Task Force to develop funding and employee education options, to be discussed with Department Heads, and return the issue to the Board; REQUESTED the Transportation, Water and Infrastructure Committee to continue to monitor the activities of the ipm Task Force. 

 

Closed Session

 

1:00 P.M.

 

D.3         HEARING on the recommendation of the East County Regional Planning Commission to rezone the approximately 1,307-acre Byron Airport from General Agriculture (A-2), Heavy Agriculture (A-3), and Agricultural Preserve (A-4) to Planned Unit District (P-1) and to adopt a preliminary and final development plan that establishes certain aviation activities as permitted uses. (County files RZ053163 and DP063031) (Contra Costa County Public Works Department-Airport Division, Applicant and Owner) (Catherine Kutsuris, Community Development Department) (District III)

CLOSED the public hearing on the recommendation of the East County Regional Planning Commission to rezone the approximately 1,307-acre Byron Airport from General Agriculture (A-2), Heavy Agriculture (A-3), and Agricultural Preserve (A-4) to Planned Unit District (P-1); and to ADOPTED a preliminary and final development plan that establishes certain aviation activities as permitted uses; ADOPTED Ordinance 2006-16 giving effect to the rezoning.

 

 

U.1         ADDED, by unanimous vote of the Board, consideration to take a position, in returning SB 3, a bill to establish a double fine zone on Vasco road in Contra Costa and Alameda Counties, to Governor Schwarzenegger for signature; and DIRECTED staff to draft a letter to Governor Schwarzenegger urging his support

 

REVISTED items (SD.8 and C.94):

In the event an opposition argument to Measure M (SD.8) or Measure L (C.94) is filed by the August 25, 2006 deadline, authority to work with other individuals to draft a rebuttal was GRANTED to the Chair, Board of Supervisors.

 

Closed Session

 

Supplemental Calendar of Closed Session Items:  Tuesday, August 15, 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.                   Evangeline Brown v. Contra Costa County, C.C.C. Superior Court No. C 06-00487

2.                   Joetta Jackson v. Contra Costa County, Claim No. 52761 

 

C.            PUBLIC EMPLOYEE APPOINTMENT  Title:  Employment and Human Services Department Director

 

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 Traffic Resolution No 2006/4169 to prohibit parking at all times (red curb) on the east side of Withers Avenue (Road No. 3564) starting at a point 10 feet south of the north curbline of Beaumont Court and extending south for 40 feet, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Lafayette area. (District II)

C.2          APPROVE Traffic Resolution No 2006/4178 to prohibit parking at all times (red curb) on the west side of Arlington Avenue (Road No. 1451) beginning at a point 32 feet north of the north curbline of Cowper Avenue (Road No. 1655bc) and extending north a distance of 20 feet, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Kensington area. (District I)

C.3          APPROVE Traffic Resolution No 2006/4180 to prohibit parking at all times (red curb) on the west side of Highland Boulevard (Road No. 1655be) beginning at a point 15 feet south of the centerline of Arlmont Drive (Road No. 1655cl) and extending south a distance of 95 feet, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Kensington area. (District I)

C.4      APPROVE Traffic Resolution No 2006/4181 to prohibit parking at all times (red curb) on the east side of Highland Boulevard (Road No. 1655be) beginning at a point 15 feet south of the centerline of Arlmont Drive (Road No. 1655cl) and extending south a distance of 95 feet, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Kensington area. (District I)

C.5      APPROVE Traffic Resolution No 2006/4182 to establish parking for the loading and unloading of passengers (white curb) for five minutes, from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. on school days, on the west side of Highland Boulevard (Road No. 1655be) starting at a point 35 feet north of the centerline of Arlmont Drive (Road No. 1655cl) and extending northerly for 140 feet, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Kensington area. (District I)

C.6      APPROVE Traffic Resolution No 2006/4183 to establish parking for the loading and unloading of passengers (white curb) for five minutes, from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. on school days, on the north side of Arlmont Drive (Road No. 1655cl) starting at a point 40 feet west of the centerline of Highland Boulevard (Road No. 1655be) and extending west for 240 feet, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Kensington area. (District I)

C.7      APPROVE Traffic Resolution No 2006/4184 to establish an all-way stop at the intersection of Point of Timber Road (Road No. 8953) and the intersecting streets of Preston Drive (Road No. 9357cp) and Grand Way (Private Road), as recommended by the Public Works Director, Discovery Bay area. (District III)

C.8      APPROVE Traffic Resolution No 2006/4186 to prohibit parking from 6 a.m. to 9 a.m. daily on both the north and south sides of Stone Valley Road (Road No. 4935aj), beginning at the east curbline of White Gate Road (Road No. 4935aa) and extending easterly to the west curb line of Lisa Court (Road No. 4935ay), a distance of 500 feet, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Alamo area.  (District III)

 

C.9      APPROVE the seventh amendment to Agreement No. 124 to provide right-of-way services to the Contra Costa Transportation Authority (ccta), effective May 17, 2006, to increase the payment limit by $150,000 to a new payment limit of $4,960,500, and to expand the scope of services to include right-of-way close out activities; and AUTHORIZE the Chair, Board of Supervisors, to execute the agreement on behalf of the County for the State Route 4 East Widening Project–Railroad Avenue to Loveridge Road, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Pittsburg area. (ccta funds) (District V)

C.10    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Chair, Board of Supervisors, to execute an easement agreement with bnsf Railway Company and ACCEPT the agreement in connection with an offsite drainage requirement for Subdivision 8984; APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Auditor-Controller to issue a check in the amount of $10,000 payable to bnsf Railway Company for associated property rights; DIRECT the Real Property Division to have the Easement Agreement recorded in the Office of the County Recorder, Pacheco area. (Developer fees) (District II)

 

 

C.11       ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/502 approving and authorizing the Public Works Director, or designee, to fully close a portion of Silver Avenue on August 26, 2006 from 11:00 a.m. through 4:00 p.m., for the purpose of a Family Reunion Block Party, as recommended by the Public Works Director, North Richmond area. (District I)

 

C.12       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Earth Tech, effective August 15, 2006, to increase the payment limit by $116,000 to a new payment limit of $717,000 to provide additional bridge design services for the Bethel Island Road Bridge Replacement Project, Bethel Island area. (88.5% Federal funds, 11.5% Local Road funds) (District V)

C.13    APPROVE plans and specifications; AWARD and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a contract in the amount of $389,765 to Richard A. Heaps Electrical Contractor, Inc., the lowest responsive and responsible bidder for the Danville Boulevard (Alamo) Improvements Project, Alamo area.  (Alamo Area Benefit funds) (District III)

Engineering Services

 

C.14       DA 00-00004 (Cross-reference sd 95-07984): ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/503 accepting completion of improvements for Gale Ranch Detention Basin  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.15    MS 90-00141: ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/504 accepting the Grant Deed of Development Rights (scenic easement), for project being developed by Charles M. Farr and Lorraine A. Farr, as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon area. (District III)

 

C.16       MS 90-00141:     ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/505 accepting the Grant Deed of Development Rights (creek structure setback) for project being developed by Charles M. Farr and Lorraine A. Farr, as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon area. (District III)

 

C.17       MS 90-00141: ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/506 approving the parcel map and subdivision agreement for project being developed by Charles M. Farr and Lorraine A. Farr, as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon area. (District III)

 

C.18       MS 00-00003: ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/507 approving the fourth extension of the subdivision agreement for project being developed by Gene R. Schmidt, Inc., as recommended by the Public Works Director, Alamo area. (District III)

 

C.19    RA 00-01094 (Cross-reference sd 95-07976):  ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/508 accepting Offer of Dedication for Road Purposes for project being developed by Windemere BLC Land Company, LLC, as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

C.20    RA 03-01151 (Cross-reference sd  03-08509):  ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/509 accepting completion of landscape improvements for subdivision agreement (right-of-way landscaping) for project being developed by Windemere BLC Land Company, LLC, as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.21       RA 04-01158 (Cross-reference sd 99-08381): ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/510 approving subdivision agreement (right-of-way landscaping) for project being developed by Shapell Homes, a division of Shapell Industries, Inc., a Delaware corporation, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Danville area. (District III)

 

C.22       RA 05-01189 (Cross-reference sd 99-08381): ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/511 accepting completion of improvements for the Highland Road and Camino Tassajara traffic signal 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.23       RA 05-01199 (Cross-reference sd 03-08508):  ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/512 approving the road improvement agreement for the Phase III Trails 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.24       SD 02-08669:      ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/513 accepting completion of private improvements for project being developed by Brookfield Ambridge, llc, as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.25       SD 03-08508: ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/514 approving the final map 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.26    SD 03-08716 (Cross-reference Subdivision 00-08507):  ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/515 revising and correcting Resolution No. 2006/367, which authorized acceptance of completion of improvements for project being developed by Windemere blc Land Company, llc, to correct the amount of the surety bond rider from $1,929,500 to $289,425, as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.27    SD 04-08941: ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/516 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.28    SD 05-08957: ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/517 approving the final map for project being developed by Windemere blc Land Company, llc, as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

Special Districts & County Airports

 

C.29    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a contract with the Crockett Recreation Association to assign the County’s responsibilities to disburse special taxes to the Crockett Community Services District, as assignee, for management of recreation service delivery at Alexander Park and swimming pool, Crockett area. (No impact to the General Fund) (District II)

 

C.30    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with D&H Landscaping, effective August 15, 2006, to increase the payment limit by $15,000 to a new payment limit of $49,000 for landscaping repairs to Montalvin Park, San Pablo area.  (County Service Area M-17 revenues) (District I)

 

C.31       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Harris & Associates, Inc., effective August 15, 2006, to increase the payment limit by $100,000 to a new payment limit of $124,999 for consultation and technical assistance with County special districts. (Special District funds) (All Districts)

 

C.32       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Chair, Board of Supervisors, as governing board of the Flood Control and Water Conservation District, to execute a Drainage Fee Collection, Right-of-Way, and Maintenance Agreement with the City of Oakley for Drainage Areas 29c, 29 d, 29 e, 29 g, 29 h, 30 a, 30 b, 30 c, 52 d, and 56, effective August 15, 2006 and continuing in perpetuity; ACCEPT Engineer’s Report; and FIX a public hearing for September 26, 2006 to amend the Flood Control Zone 1 Plan to allow the transfer of three Flood Control Zone 1 Detention Basins to the City of Oakley, as recommended by the Chief Engineer, Oakley area. (Drainage Areas 29c, 29 d, 29 e, 29 g, 29 h, 30 a, 30 b, 30 c, 52 d, and 56 Fees) (District V)

 

C.34    ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/518 accepting as complete the contracted work performed by St. Francis Electric, Inc., for the Buchanan Field Airport Electrical Upgrades and Airfield Sign Installation Project, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Pacheco area. (District IV)

 

C.35       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a shade hangar rental agreement with Michael Sullivan, effective August 1, 2006, in the amount of $155 monthly, for a hangar located at the Buchanan Field Airport, Pacheco area. (Airport Enterprise Fund) (District IV)

 

C.36       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a shade hangar rental agreement with John Cicero, effective August 1, 2006, in the amount of $400 monthly, for a hangar located at the Buchanan Field Airport, Pacheco area. (Airport Enterprise Fund) (District IV)

 

C.37       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director to execute a contract with the County Redevelopment Agency in the amount of $15,000 for Public Works to provide technical services related to development of Montalvin Park engineering and design plans for the period June 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007.  (Budgeted, Community Development Block Grant) (District I)  (Consider with C.104)

 

C.38       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Fire Chief, Contra Costa Fire Protection District, or designee, to execute a contract with Managed Health Network in the amount of $24,851 to continue to provide private and group counseling services to District employees, including a mutual indemnification provision, for the period July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007. (Budgeted) (All Districts)

 

Statutory Actions

 

C.39       DECLARE certain ordinances duly published. (All Districts)

 

Claims, Collections & Litigation

 

C.40       DENY claims for Tristar Risk Management for Viola Garcia; Anthony Lascano; Traci Gobbell-Brown; Francine Behar; Patrick Shermenti; Alonzo Logan; Laura Johnson; Mercury Insurance Company for Patricia Edwards; Viola Garcia; Brenda Joyce Gardner; Brenda Hanschen; Kenneth Parmele; and Keith Allen Bowen; amended claims for Patrica Shermenti and Juan Stewart; and late claims for Patrick K. Shermenti; Francisco Dominguez; and Loreen H. Jace and Matthew Jace. (All Districts)

 

C.41    RECEIVE report concerning the final settlement of Magnolia Osborne vs. Contra Costa County, and AUTHORIZE payment from the Workers’ Compensation Trust Fund in the amount of $46,000, less permanent disability payments, as recommended by the County Administrator’s Office. (All Districts)

 

Honors & Proclamations

 

C.42       ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/489 honoring Charles W. Batts on the occasion of his retirement after 25 years of service with the Central Contra Costa Sanitary District, and thanking him for his extraordinary service to the District and the residents of Contra Costa County, as recommended by Supervisor DeSaulnier. (All Districts)

 

Ordinances

 

C.43       HOLD second reading and ADOPT Ordinance No. 2006-32 authorizing the levy of special taxes within the Contra Costa Community Facilities District No. 2006-1 (North Richmond area maintenance services), as recommended by the Community Development Director.  (District I)

 

Appointments & Resignations

 

C.44       RE-APPOINT to the Advisory Council on Aging the following individuals:  Jean Bolds, Audrey Bramhall, Deborah Card, Mim Carlson, Muriel Clausen, Margaret Dowling, Rudy Fernandez, David Farr, Audrey Formosa, Gail Garrett, Linda Groobin, Gerhard Heinrich, Arnie Kassendorf, Scott Kiepen, Shirley Krohn, Robert Leasure, Albert Lemos, Leon Morphew, Gerald Richards, Nick Rodriguez, Bertha Strobb, Beverly Wallace, Patricia Welty, Kathryn Williams, and Gerard Witucki, as recommended by the Advisory Council. (All Districts)

 

C.45       RE-APPOINT Judith Waggoner to the Discretionary Appointee 4-Central/South County seat on the Local Child Care and Development Planning Council; DECLARE vacant the Public Agency 6-Central/South County seat held by Christeen Hanson due to resignation and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy, as recommended by the Family and Human Services Committee.  (All Districts)

 

C.46       ACCEPT resignation of Christine Lambert from the Workforce Development Board of Contra Costa County, DECLARE vacant the Business #6 seat, and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy, as recommended by the Workforce Development Board Executive Director. (All Districts)

 

C.47       DECLARE vacant the Member at Large #11 seat on the Advisory Council on Aging, held by Natasha Ong, and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy, as recommended by the Advisory Council. (All Districts)

 

C.48       APPOINT Nancy Dommes to the Appointee 5 seat on the County Service Area R-7A Citizens Advisory Committee , as recommended by Supervisor Piepho.  (District III)

 

C.49       APPOINT Pamela Lewis, J.D., to the At-Large 4 seat on the Alamo Beautification Steering Committee for Zone 36, as recommended by Supervisor Piepho.  (District III)

 

Intergovernmental Relations

 

C.50       ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/477 supporting Amtrak’s budget request for federal fiscal year 2007 and AUTHORIZE staff to forward the Resolution to the County’s Congressional delegation, as recommended by the Transportation, Water and Infrastructure Committee. (All Districts)

 

C.51       OPPOSE Proposition 88, which would impose a $50 parcel tax statewide for the purpose of funding designated K-12 education programs, as recommended by the California State Association of Counties Government Finance and Operations Policy Committee. (All Districts)

REFERRED to the Family and Human Services Committee consideration to oppose Proposition 88, which would impose a $50 parcel tax statewide for the purpose of funding designated K-12 education programs, as recommended by the California State Association of Counties Government Finance and Operations Policy Committee.

 

C.52       SUPPORT legislative action to authorize the County to establish, pursuant to memoranda of understanding with different safety bargaining units, revised retirement benefit tiers for different groups of safety employees and the employee and employer payment obligations for these benefits, as recommended by the County Administrator. (All Districts)

 

C.53       SUPPORT Proposition 84, the Safe Water, Water Quality and Supply, Flood Control, River and Coastal Protection Bond Act of 2006, which would provide $5.4 billion in bond funding for infrastructure needs, including levee maintenance, parks, and water quality programs, as recommended by the Transportation Water and Infrastructure Committee. (All Districts)

 

C.54       ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/491 declaring support for Senate Bill 1556 (Torlakson), The Great California Delta Trail, and supporting collaboration in a strategic plan for designing and creating the trail, as recommended by Supervisor Glover.  (All Districts)

 

Personnel Actions

 

C.55       ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20093 to add one Agricultural Biologist Trainee position (represented) in the Agriculture/Weights and Measures Department, as recommended by the Assistant County Administrator-Director of Human Resources. (100% California Department of Food and Agriculture funds)  (All Districts)

 

C.56       ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/519 approving Memorandum of Understanding Side Letters between Contra Costa County and the California Nurses Association implementing negotiated wage agreements and other economic terms and conditions of employment beginning October 1, 2005 through January 31, 2008, as recommended by the Assistant County Administrator-Director of Human Resources. (All Districts)

 

C.57       ADOPT Personnel Adjustment Resolution No. 20094 to add one Library Literacy Specialist-Project position (represented) in the Library Department. (100% State grant funds)

 

C.58       ADOPT Personnel Adjustment Resolution No. 20097 to add one Library Assistant-Journey Level position (represented) in the Library Department for the Volunteer Program. (Budgeted) (All Districts)

 

C.59    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20095 to add one Senior Branch Librarian position; one full-time and two part-time (20/40) Librarian positions; two Library Assistant-Journey Level positions; and one Clerk-Senior Level position (all represented) in the Library Department to staff the Hercules Library. (Budgeted) (District II)

 

C.60    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20096 to add one Senior Branch Librarian position (represented) in the Library Department for the Pleasant Hill Library. (Budgeted) (District IV)

 

C.61    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20102 to increase the hours of one Board of Supervisors General Office position from part time (20/40) to full time, and decrease the hours of one Board of Supervisors General Secretary position from part time (32/40) to part time (16/40) in the District III Supervisor's Office.  (Budgeted) (District III)

 

C.62       ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20101 to cancel one Accountant III position (unrepresented) and add one Supervising Accountant position (unrepresented) in the Public Works Department.  (No General Fund impact) (All Districts)

 

C.63    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20100 to add 22 Eligibility Worker I positions in the Employment and Human Services Department to staff a Medi-Cal eligibility training unit. (100% Federal and State funds) (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.64    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Interim Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to apply for and accept funding from the Dean and Margaret Lesher Foundation in an amount not to exceed $30,000 to support the Contra Costa Service Integration Program, Bay Point Works Youth Achievement and Possibilities/gap (yap/gap) Project, for Fiscal Years 2006/07 and 2007/08. (District V) (No County match)

 

C.65    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Sheriff-Coroner, or designee, to execute a contract with the City of Richmond in an amount not to exceed $150,000 to provide airborne law enforcement services for the period July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007. (100% Cost reimbursement) (District I)

 

C.66    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Sheriff-Coroner, or designee, to execute a contract with the City of Vallejo to receive reimbursement for forensic services provided to the City for the period beginning July 1, 2005 until terminated by either the County or the City. (100% Cost reimbursement, Budgeted) (All Districts)

 

C.67    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to accept Ryan White Title III Early Intervention Planning Grant funding from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration in an amount not to exceed $326,540 for continued expansion of outpatient medical services to low-income Human Immunodeficiency Virus-positive clients in West County for the period July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007. (No County match)   (Districts I and II)

 

C.68       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with the State of California Department of Health Services, effective October 1, 2005, to increase the payment limit by $18,240,000 to a new payment limit of $273,420,000; to make technical and administrative changes with regard to the Medi-Cal Local Initiative Program; to implement the Medicare Part D language; and to implement new rates for the 2005/06 through 2008/09 rate periods, with no change in the term of April 1, 2005 through December 31, 2008.  (No County Match)   (All Districts)

 

C.69       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with the State of California Department of Health Services, effective October 1 2005, to increase the payment limit by $9,000 to a new payment limit of $1,594,000; to make technical and administrative changes with regard to the Medi-Cal Local Initiative Program; and to implement new rates for the 2005/06 through 2008/09 rate periods, with no change in the term of August 1, 2003 through December 31, 2008.  (No County Match)   (All Districts)

 

C.70    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with the State of California Managed Medical Risk Insurance Board, effective July 1, 2006, to increase the payment limit by $3,286,993 to a new payment limit of $6,034,493; to amend the monthly premium rates; and to make administrative and technical adjustments with regard to the Healthy Families Program, with no change in the term of July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2008. (No County match)  (All Districts)

 

C.71    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Services Director, or designee, to execute and submit a contract amendment with the State Department of Community Services and Development to increase the payment limit by $421,381 to a new payment limit of $1,275,444 and extend the term from December 31, 2006 to December 31, 2007 for Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program services. (No County match) (All Districts)

 

Grants & Contracts

 

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

 

C.72       APPOVE and AUTHORIZE the Interim Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Deloitte Consulting, llp, in the amount of $134,925 to provide post-Calwin (California Works Information Network) implementation support services for the period August 15 through November 14, 2006. (Budgeted, Calwin Funding:  20% County, 80% State) (All Districts)

 

C.73       CORRECT BOARD ACTION of June 13, 2006 (Item C.51) to include a mutual indemnification clause in the contract with Regents of the University of California, Berkeley, for external evaluation services for the System of Care Parenting for Permanency Grant, with no change in the contract term of July 1 through December 31, 2006 and no change in the contract payment limit of $64,170, as requested by the Interim Employment and Human Services Director. (Budgeted, 100% Federal) (All Districts)

 

C.74    CORRECT BOARD ACTION of June 27, 2006 (Item C.76), which approved and authorized the Interim Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Penny Williams, effective June 30, 2006, to increase the payment limit by $15,500 to a new payment limit of $60,305 and to extend the term from June 30 to October 31, 2006 to correct the new payment limit to $62,305. (Budgeted:  15% County, 35% State, 50% Federal) (District V)

 

C.75       APPOVE and AUTHORIZE the Interim Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Intelegy Corporation, effective July 1, 2006, to increase the payment limit by $6,400 to a new payment limit of $29,400 and to extend the term from June 30 to August 31, 2006 to provide an audit of the Medi-Cal/Non Assistance Food Stamps Service Center. (Budgeted:  50% Federal, 50% State) (All Districts)

 

C.76       ACCEPT the Family and Children’s Trust Committee (fact) recommendations for second-year funding of contracts resulting from a Request for Proposal for child abuse prevention and early intervention services; and APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Interim Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute contracts with the following agencies in the total amount of $520,000 for the period of July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007: (Budgeted:  65% State, 35% County) (All Districts)

 

Agency

Program

Amount

Familias Unidas-Dessarollo

Latino Child Abuse Prevention

$60,000

Contra Costa Association of Retarded Citizens/care

Parent Education and Support Parent Network

$60,000

Families First

Kinship Support Services

$60,000

Family Stress Center

Respite Nursery

$60,000

Ujima Family Recovery Services

Children’s Recovery and Family Education Program

$60,000

Jewish Family and Children’s Services of the East Bay

Multicultural Family Support Services

$60,000

New Connections

Monument Community Counseling

$60,000

Moss Beach Homes

Welcome Home Baby Dismantling Disparities Program

$100,000

 

Total

$520,000

 

 

C.77    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Interim Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Moss Beach Homes, Inc., in the amount of $1,346,000 for fiscal and human resources administration of the Welcome Home Baby Program for the period July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007. (Budgeted:  45% State, 55% Federal) (All Districts)

 

C.78    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Clerk-Recorder, or designee, to execute a contract with Election Systems & Software, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $452,282 for one additional year of licensing, service, and maintenance coverage for the County’s automated voter tabulation system. (100% Federal Help America Vote Act funds) (All Districts)

 

C.79    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Sheriff-Coroner, or designee, to execute a contract with Wolf Consulting Group in an amount not to exceed $40,000 to provide pre-employment psychological evaluations for Deputy Sheriff candidates for the period July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007. (Budgeted, 100% General Fund) (All Districts)

 

C.80    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Child Support Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Laboratory Corporation of America to increase the payment limit by $1,952 to a new payment limit of $41,952, with no change in the contract term, for paternity testing services. (100% State funds) (All Districts)

 

C.81    RATIFY purchase of services from the Contra Costa Centre, and AUTHORIZE the Auditor-Controller to pay up to $50,000 outstanding balance for transportation demand management services provided during the period July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2006. (100% County Service Area M-31 Pleasant Hill BART fund) (District IV)

 

C.82       RATIFY purchase of services from Goldfarb & Lipman, llp, and AUTHORIZE the Auditor-Controller to pay up to $2,700 outstanding balance for legal services provided to the Community Development Department Community Development Block Grant/home programs during the period July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2006.  (100% Federal funds)  (All Districts)

 

C.83       RATIFY purchase of services from Nightingale of Contra Costa, llc, and AUTHORIZE the Auditor-Controller to pay $9,500 outstanding balance for temporary in-home health care for patients with Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome provided during the period July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2006.  (100% Federal Ryan White Care Act funds)   (All Districts)

 

C.84       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Mount Diablo Unified School District, effective May 30, 2006, to increase the payment limit by $110,000 to a new payment limit of $300,000 with no change in the term of July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2006, and to increase the automatic extension payment limit by $55,000 to a new payment limit of $150,000 with no change in the term of the automatic extension through December 31, 2006 to provide wrap-around services to additional severely emotionally disturbed children and their families. (Budgeted:  50% Federal Medi-Cal; 47% State Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment; 1% Mt. Diablo Unified School District; 2% Mental Health Realignment)  (Districts II, IV and V)

 

C.85       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Aspen Solutions, Inc., effective May 1, 2006, to increase the payment limit by $1,400 to a new total of $42,880 to provide services to additional mentally or emotionally disturbed children, with no change in the term of April 1, 2005 through June 30, 2006, and no change in the six-month automatic extension through December 31, 2006 in an amount not to exceed $14,600.  (Budgeted, 100% Federal Individuals with Disabilities Education Act funds)  (All Districts)

 

C.86    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with anka Behavioral Health, Inc. (formerly Phoenix Programs, Inc.), in an amount not to exceed $35,000 to provide Conditional Release Program services for patients returning to the community from the State Hospital system pursuant to Section 1604 of the Penal Code for the period July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007.  (Budgeted, 100% Mental Health Realignment) (All Districts) 

 

 

C.87    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Adolescent Treatment Centers, Inc., effective September 1, 2006, to increase the payment limit by $50,000 to a new payment limit of $156,097 to provide residential drug and alcohol program services to additional addicted adolescents at its Thunder Road facility in Oakland, with no change in the term of July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007. (Budgeted:  68% Federal Adolescent Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment, 32% State Comprehensive Drug Court Implementation funds)  (All Districts)

 

C.88    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Asian Community Mental Health Board, Inc. (dba Asian Community Mental Health Services), in an amount not to exceed $150,000 to provide interpretation services for Southeast Asian mental health clients at the Richmond Health Center for the period July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007. (Budgeted, Enterprise I:  14.1% County, 85.9% Patient/Third Party revenues) (All Districts) 

 

C.89    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with John Echols, m.d.., effective June 1, 2006, to modify the payment provisions to include reimbursement for on-call psychiatric services at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center, with no change in the payment limit of $825,000 and no change in the term of June 1, 2006 through May 31, 2009. (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 14.1% County, 85.9% Patient/Third Party revenues) (All Districts)  

 

C.90       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a cancellation agreement with Beverly Jacobs, phn, effective at the close of business August 14, 2006; and to execute a new contract with Beverly Jacobs, phn, in an amount not to exceed $94,386 to provide consultation and technical assistance with the Medi-Cal Local Initiative Program and the Health Plan’s network of medical providers for the period August 15, 2006 through August 31, 2007.    (Budgeted, Enterprise III:  6.1% County, 93.9% Health Plan member premiums)  (All Districts) 

 

C.91       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the County Administrator, or designee, to execute a contract with Orrick, Herrington, and Sutcliffe, llp, in an amount not to exceed $250,000 for bond counsel services for the period July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2008. (Expenses paid from bond proceeds) (All Districts)

 

Leases

 

C.92    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE  the General Services Director, or designee, to execute a First Amendment to the lease with Earl D. Dunivan and Joanne Dunivan for the premises at 725 Marina Vista, Martinez, to include tenant improvement provisions, as requested by the Clerk-Recorder. (Budgeted) (District II)

 

C.93    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the General Services Director, or designee, to execute the Second Amendment to the lease with Richmond Elementary School for the County-owned premises at 217 South 11th Street, Richmond, to extend the term through September 30, 2009 at an annual rate of $9,000.  (Revenue accrues to the Community Services Department) (District I)

 

Other Actions

 

C.94    APPROVE the ballot measure argument for the November 2006 measure concerning the alternate to the Retirement Board appointed by the Board of Supervisors, as recommended by the County Administrator. (All Districts)

REVISTED items (SD.8 and C.94):

In the event an opposition argument to Measure M (SD.8) or Measure L (C.94) is filed by the August 25, 2006 deadline, authority to work with other individuals to draft a rebuttal was GRANTED to the Chair, Board of Supervisors.

 

C.95       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Interim Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to submit the Fiscal Year 2006/2007 Contra Costa County Area Agency on Aging Area Plan Update to the California Department on Aging, and AUTHORIZE the Chair, Board of Supervisors, to sign the letter of transmittal. (All Districts)

 

C.96       CONTINUE the emergency action originally taken by the Board of Supervisors on March 21, 2006, pursuant to Public Contract Code Sections 22035 and 22050, to repair storm damage to roads and channels, Countywide. (All Districts)

 

 

C.97    APPROVE bid documents and specifications, and AUTHORIZE the solicitation of bids for the Cogeneration Project at the West County Detention Facility, 5555 Giant Highway, Richmond, for the Sheriff-Coroner, with bids to be received on September 21, 2006, as recommended by the General Services Director. (Williams Settlement funds) (District II)

 

C.98    AUTHORIZE the Auditor-Controller to transfer unclaimed property tax refunds of $33,548 from the Unclaimed Deposits Trust Fund to the County General Fund, as recommended by the Auditor-Controller. (All Districts)

 

C.99    AUTHORIZE the Fish and Wildlife Committee to host the seventh annual barbecue for law enforcement agencies on fish- and wildlife-related regulations in Contra Costa County and to spend an amount not to exceed $850 from the Fish and Wildlife Propagation Fund, as recommended by the Fish and Wildlife Committee.  (All Districts)

 

C.100  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.101  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Purchasing Agent, or designee, to purchase one vehicle for the Agriculture/Weights and Measures Department.  (Budgeted, 100% California Department of Food and Agriculture funds)  (All Districts)

 

C.102  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.103  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Fiscal Year 2006/2007 Keller Canyon Landfill Mitigation allocation plan in the amount of $1,658,941 for specified projects, as recommended by Supervisor Glover. (District V)

 

Redevelopment

 

C.104  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Redevelopment Director to execute a contract with the  County Public Works Department in the amount of $15,000 for technical services related to development of Montalvin Park engineering and design plans for the period June 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007.  (Budgeted, Community Development Block Grant funds)  (District I)  (Consider with C.37)

 

 

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 that 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.

 

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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 Federal D. Glover and Mark DeSaulnier) - meets on the first and third Mondays of the month at 10:30 a.m. in Room 101, County Administration Building, 651 Pine Street, Martinez .

 

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

 

Internal Operations Committee

Family and Human Services Committee

08-21-06

08-21-06

  Cancelled

  Cancelled

 

 

Finance Committee

09-07-06

  10:00 a.m.

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

PHN           Public Health Nurse

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