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CONTRA COSTA COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

 

Supervisors J. Gioia, G. B. Uilkema, M. N. Piepho, M. DeSaulnier, and F. D. Glover

Clerk of the Board, John Sweeten (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

FEBRUARY 7, 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- “We hold the key to lasting happiness in our own hands. For it is not joy that makes us grateful; it is gratitude that makes us joyful.”  ~Brother David Steindl-Rast

 

CONSIDER  CONSENT  ITEMS  -  Items removed from this section will be considered with the Short Discussion Items. Approved as listed except as noted:  C.41, C.90

                     

HOUSING AUTHORITY CONSENT ITEMS  Approved as listed.

 

    HA.1  AWARD and Authorize the Housing Authority Executive Director to execute a contract with Home Depot Supply in the amount of $120,000 for the procurement of maintenance, repair and operating supplies for the Low Income Public Housing Program. (100% Federal funds) (All Districts)

 

9:35 A.M.             

 

PRESENTATIONS   Approved as listed.

 

PR.1       PRESENTATION to adopt Resolution No. 2006/41 proclaiming February 2006 as “Wear Red for Women Month in Contra Costa County” and urging all citizens to show their support for women and the fight against heart disease by commemorating this month by wearing of the color red. (Supervisor Gioia) (All Districts)

 

PR.2    PRESENTATION to adopt Resolution No. 2006/38 memorializing the results of the 2005 “Contra Costa County Cares” Holiday Food Drive and related awards by the Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano. (Supervisor Gioia) (All Districts)

 

PR.3    PRESENTATION to adopt Resolution No. 2006/44 declaring February 2006 as “Black History Month in Contra Costa County” and honoring the tremendously significant and meaningful history of African-American people, and their enormous contributions to our nation’s history. (Supervisors Gioia and DeSaulnier) (All Districts)

 

PR.4    PRESENTATION to adopt Resolution No. 2006/39 declaring February 7, 2006 as “Black Families Association of Central Contra Costa County Day” in honor of the organization's 19th Annual Scholarship Fund Raiser.  (Supervisors Gioia and DeSaulnier) (All Districts)

 

10:00 A.M.           

 

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

 

SD.1    CONSIDER any Consent Items previously removed.

 

SD.2    HEARING to adopt Resolution No. 2006/61 approving the conveyance of County-owned surplus property located at the northeast corner of Lone Tree Way and Heidorn Ranch Road to the Liberty Union High School District upon payment of $198,000 to the County, and authorizing the Chair, Board of Supervisors, to execute the Grant Deed and the Purchase and Sale Agreement on behalf

of the County, Antioch area. (Carla Peccianti, Public Works Department) (Revenue accrues to the General Fund) (District V)

CLOSED the public hearing; and ADOPTED Resolution No. 2006/61 approving the conveyance of County-owned surplus property located at the northeast corner of Lone Tree Way and Heidorn Ranch Road to the Liberty Union High School District upon payment of $198,000 to the County, and authorizing the Chair, Board of Supervisors, to execute the Grant Deed and the Purchase and Sale Agreement on behalf of the County, 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:

 

Roland Katz, Public Employees Union, Local 1, thanking the Board on behalf of the Clarke family and Local 1 for adjourning in the memory of Maureen Clarke.

 

The following person submitted comment via electronic mail:

 

Sally Peel, urging the Board to support the schools in offering healthier foods;

 

(Anonymous) regarding Walmart withdrawing application for store in Hercules to avoid public hearing on February 6, 2006 in Hercules;

 

Michael Schwedhelm, Brentwood resident, referring to item D.2 from January 24, 2006 agenda, urging the Board not to limit his choices or his ability to raise his children as he sees fit.

 

 

D.2      CONSIDER accepting report titled "Hidden Challenges Affecting Juveniles in West County" and referring the report to the Ad Hoc Committee on Violence Prevention for further review.  (Supervisor Gioia) (District I) 

ACCEPTED report titled "Hidden Challenges Affecting Juveniles in West County" and REFERRED the report to the Ad Hoc Committee on Violence Prevention for further review.

 

Closed Session

 

Adjourn in Memory Of

 

Corretta Scott King

Maureen Clarke

Bill Leal

Paul and Julie Rogers

 

AJ.1        The Board, adding to the adjournments listed on the agenda, adjourned in the memory of Mr. William Slifer, former President of the Discovery Bay Town Board.

 

AJ.2        The Board, adding to the adjournments listed on the agenda, adjourned in the memory of Reverend C.W. Newsome, Retired Minister from North Richmond Missionary Baptist Church.

 

 

CONSENT ITEMS

 

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

 

Road and Transportation

 

C.1          ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/45 approving the exchange of real property rights between D R Properties, LLC and Contra Costa County, accepting the Easement Deed from D R Properties, LLC, and authorizing the Chair, Board of Supervisors, to execute the Quitclaim Deed to D R Properties, LLC, on behalf of the County, and authorizing the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute the Right of Way Contract in connection with the State Route 4 West Gap Project, Rodeo area. (District II) (No fiscal impact)

 

C.2          ADOPT Traffic Resolution No. 2006/4157 prohibiting parking at all times except for the loading and unloading of passengers and freight (yellow curb) for a period not to exceed thirty minutes, on the west side of Ambrose Avenue, beginning at the south curbline of Willow Pass Road and extending south a distance of 24 feet, Bay Point area, as recommended by the Public Works Director. (District V)

 

C.3      ADOPT Traffic Resolution No. 2006/4158 limiting parking to allow school buses only between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. on school days along the north curbline of Willowlake, beginning at a point 515 feet west of the west curbline of Riverlake Road and extending west a distance of 175 feet, Discovery Bay area, as recommended by the Public Works Director.  (District III)

 

Engineering Services

 

C.4          DP 04-03050:      ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/46 accepting completion of improvements for project being developed by Sergio Silva, located on First Street, Rodeo area, as recommended by the Public Works Director. (District II)

 

C.5          MS 95-00004:     ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/47 approving a substitute subdivision agreement for project being developed by Baljit Singh, Rodeo area, as recommended by the Public Works Director. (District II)

 

C.6          MS 02-00022:     ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/48 accepting completion of private improvements and bond rider for deficiencies for project being developed by 1221 Monticello LP, on Vine Lane, Alamo area, as recommended by the Public Works Director. (District III)

 

C.7          MS 03-00030:     ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/49 accepting completion of improvements for project being developed by Trevor Tapscott, on Sullivan Street, San Pablo area, as recommended by the Public Works Director. (District I)

 

C.8          MS 04-00007:     ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/50 approving the parcel map for project being developed by M Central, LLC, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Richmond area. (District I)

 

C.9          RA 98-01082:      ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/51 accepting completion of warranty period and release of cash deposit for faithful performance, right-of-way landscaping agreement on Lilac Ridge Road for project being developed by Shapell Industries of Northern California, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area, as recommended by the Public Works Director. (District III)

 

C.10       RA 98-01083:      ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/52 accepting completion of warranty period and release of cash deposit for faithful performance, right-of-way landscaping agreement on North Gale Ridge Road for project being developed by Shapell Industries of Northern California, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area, as recommended by the Public Works Director. (District III)

 

C.11       RA 04-01176:      ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/53 approving the road improvement agreement for Windemere Parkway Extension 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.12       SD 02-08698:      ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/54 accepting completion of improvements for project being developed by Shapell Industries of Northern California, near Casablanca Street and Creek View Place, Danville area, as recommended by the Public Works Director. (District III)

 

C.13       SD 02-08703:      ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/55 accepting completion of improvements for project being developed by OBG at Bay Point, LLC, near Nantucket Cove, Bay Point area, as recommended by the Public Works Director. (District V)

 

Special Districts & County Airports

 

C.14       ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/56 establishing a rate of $30 per Equivalent Runoff Unit for Stormwater Utility Area 17 (Unincorporated County) for Fiscal Year 2006/2007, and requesting the Flood Control and Water Conservation District to adopt annual parcel assessments for drainage maintenance and the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Program, Countywide, as recommended by the Public Works Director. (Stormwater Utility Area 17 Funds) (All Districts)

 

C.15       ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/57 approving the vacation of a Grant Deed of Development Rights for Parcel D located in Minor Subdivision MS 2-93, and declaring that the proposed vacation area is ordered vacated, Antioch area, as recommended by the Chief Engineer, County Flood Control and Water Conservation District. (District V) (No fiscal impact)

 

C.16       ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/58 determining that the conveyance of an easement across the Iron Horse Corridor to the San Ramon Valley Unified School District 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 conveyance so that Pacific Gas & Electric Company can install a service line to California High School, and authorizing the Chair, Board of Supervisors, to execute the Grant of Easement on behalf of the County, San Ramon area, as recommended by the Public Works Director. (District III)  (No fiscal impact)

 

C.17    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Valerie Matlock in the amount of $99,000 to provide recreational services, for the period February 7, 2006 through February 6, 2008, Alamo area.  (100% County Service Area R-7A funds) (District III)

 

C.18       CONTINUE the emergency action originally taken by the Board of Supervisors on January 24, 2006 for electrical repairs on the Contra Costa Fire Protection District Communication Center Uninterruptible Power Supply, as recommended by the Fire Chief. (All Districts)

 

C.19       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Fire Chief, East Contra Costa Fire Protection District, or designee, to execute a five-year contract with the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, in the amount of approximately $300,000 per year, to provide fire protection services in the Marsh Creek area. (Budgeted; Non-General Fund) (Districts III, IV, and V)

 

Statutory Actions

 

C.20    APPROVE Board member meeting reports, as required by Government Code Section 53232.3(d).

 

Claims, Collections & Litigation

 

C.21       DENY claims of Anita M. Booze; John Fouhy; Cory Lingenfelter; Orland Ortega; Mark Soloway and Mark Soloway as Trustee of the Soloway Family Living Trust; and Eric H. Werner.

 

Hearing Dates

 

C.22    ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/59 accepting the Engineer’s Report for County Service Area L-100, Minor Subdivision 90-0141, and fixing a public hearing for April 11, 2006 at 9:30 a.m., to consider levying an assessment for additional parcels to be annexed and directing the Public Works Director, or designee, to conduct a mail-in ballot election, San Ramon area. (County Service Area L-100 Funds) (District III)

 

C.23    ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/60 accepting the Engineer’s Report for County Service Area L-100, Subdivision (SD) 8861, and fixing a public hearing for April 11, 2006 at 9:30 a.m., to consider levying an assessment for additional parcels to be annexed and directing the Public Works Director, or designee, to conduct a mail-in ballot election, Martinez area. (County Service Area L-100 Funds) (District II)

 

Honors & Proclamations

 

C.24    ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/42 recognizing and commending Jimmy Prater for over 30 years of    service to the Country and to Region IX, and for his contributions to the North Richmond Task Force and the West County community, as recommended by Supervisor Gioia. (All Districts)

 

C.25    ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/43 recognizing and commending Yvonne Swift for over 40 years of service to the Country and to Region IX, and for her contributions to the North Richmond Task Force and the West County community, as recommended by Supervisor Gioia. (All Districts)

 

C.26    ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/40 recognizing and celebrating the productive and meaningful life of Jean Siri, and mourning her passing; and declaring February 10, 2006 as Jean Siri Day in Contra Costa County, as recommended by Supervisor Gioia. (All Districts)

 

Appointments & Resignations

 

C.27    ACCEPT the resignation of Shirley Marchetti Hein from the Juvenile Systems Planning Advisory Committee, DECLARE a vacancy, and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to apply the Board’s policy for filling a vacancy, as recommended by Supervisor Glover. (District V)

 

C.28       APPOINT Fred Hoskins to the District V representative seat on the Contra Costa County Arts and Culture Commission for a term to expire on June 30, 2009, as recommended by Supervisor Glover. (District V)

 

C.29    APPOINT Lamar Anderson to the District V representative seat on the Economic Opportunity Council for a term to expire on June 30, 2008, as recommended by Supervisor Glover. (District V)

 

C.30       RE-APPOINT Larry Wirick to the Alternate seat on the Eastern Contra Costa Transit Authority (Tri-Delta Transit) Board, for a term to expire on December 31, 2007, as recommended by Supervisor Glover. (District V)

 

C.31       RE-APPOINT Mary Erbez to the regular seat on the Eastern Contra Costa Transit Authority (Tri-Delta Transit) Board, for a term to expire on December 31, 2007, as recommended by Supervisor Glover. (District V)

 

C.32       RE-APPOINT Shannah Anderson to the District I seat on the Fish and Wildlife Advisory Board for a two-year term expiring on February 28, 2008, as recommended by Supervisor Gioia. (District I)

 

C.33       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE formation of an Ad Hoc Committee on Violence Prevention, APPOINT Supervisors Gioia and Glover to the Committee, and REFER specified issues to the Committee, as recommended by Supervisor Gioia. (All Districts)

 

Appropriation Adjustments  - 2005/2006 FY

 

C.34       Vehicle Theft Program (0265, 0242, 0308, 0255):  APPROVE Appropriations and Revenue Adjustment No. 5048 authorizing new restricted revenue in the amount of $60,000 from the State Department of Motor Vehicles and appropriating it to the Sheriff, District Attorney, and Probation Department for programs that specifically enhance the capacity of local law enforcement and prosecutors to deter, investigate, and prosecute vehicle theft crimes. (All Districts)

 

C.35       Library (0620/0621):  APPROVE Appropriations and Revenue Adjustments Nos. 5061, 5062, 5063, 5064, 5065, and 5066 authorizing new revenue in Library Administration and Community Services in the amount of $1,108,371 from donations and grants and appropriating it for library materials, equipment, and programs. (All Districts)

 

C.36       Clerk Recorder-Elections (0043):  APPROVE Appropriations and Revenue Adjustment No. 5056 authorizing new revenue in the Clerk Recorder-Elections Department in the amount of $11,132,000 from Help America Vote Act and Proposition 41 funds and appropriating it to purchase equipment, training, and other services. (All Districts)

 

C.37       Public Defender (0243)/General Services (0063):  APPROVE Appropriations Adjustment No. 5050 to transfer appropriations in the amount of $3,324 from the Public Defender to General Services Department-Fleet Services to replace two vehicles totaled in accidents.  (All Districts)  (Consider with GS1)

 

C.38       General Services (0063):  APPROVE Appropriations and Revenue Adjustment No. 5059 to authorize new revenue in the amount of $25,806 from accumulated depreciation and estimated salvage and appropriate it to purchase two vehicles to replace two vehicles totaled in accidents in the Office of the Public Defender.  (All Districts)  (Consider with PD1)

 

C.39       Employment and Human Services (0501):  APPROVE Appropriations and Revenue Adjustment No. 5051 authorizing new revenue in the amount of $215,592 from state adoption funds, and appropriating it to fund one Fiscal Compliance Accountant, three Accounting Technicians, and one Account Clerk Supervisor position. (All Districts) (Consider with PA.4)

 

Personnel Actions

 

C.40    ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/22, which supersedes Resolution No. 2005/704 (Management Resolution) regarding compensation and benefits for County Officers, Managers and Unrepresented Employees, to reflect changes as recommended by the Assistant County Administrator-Director of Human Resources. (All Districts)

 

C.41    ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/33 approving the memorandum of understanding between the Contra Costa County In-Home Supportive Services Public Authority and SEIU, United Healthcare Workers West, implementing negotiated economic terms and conditions beginning July 1, 2005 through September 30, 2007, as recommended by the Assistant County Administrator-Human Resources Director. (All Districts)

RELISTED to February 14, 2006 to adopt Resolution No. 2006/33 approving the memorandum of understanding between the Contra Costa County In-Home Supportive Services Public Authority and SEIU, United Healthcare Workers West, implementing negotiated economic terms and conditions beginning July 1, 2005 through September 30, 2007, as recommended by the Assistant County Administrator-Human Resources Director.

 

C.42    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20036 to cancel one Clerk-Experienced Level and add one Secretary-Advanced Level in the Health Services Department.  (Budgeted, 100% Measure H Funds)  (All Districts)

 

C.43    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20016 to add three Accounting Technician positions, one Social Service Fiscal Compliance Accountant position, and one Account Clerk Supervisor position in the Employment and Human Services Department. (100% State Adoption funds) (Consider with AA.4)

 

C.44    APPROVE and APPOINT Danna Fabella to serve as the interim Employment and Human Services Director commencing March 2, 2006 and continuing until the appointment of a permanent Director, as recommended by the Employment and Human Services Director. (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.45    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE  the Clerk-Recorder, or designee, to execute a contract to apply for and accept Federal Help America Vote Act (HAVA) grant funding, authorized by the Secretary of State, in an amount not to exceed $7.1 million for equipment, software and related costs necessary to meet State and Federal voting requirements. (No County match) (All Districts)

 

C.46    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, on behalf of the Workforce Development Board, to accept an amendment to the Title I Workforce Investment Act Subgrant from the State of California Employment Development Department, increasing the revenue limit by $225,071 to a new revenue limit of $5,308,550 with no change in the grant period April 1, 2005 through June 30, 2007 for youth occupation and skills training. (No County match) (All Districts)

 

C.47       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to accept funding from the Metropolitan Transportation Commission in an amount not to exceed $51,134 to expand the Children’s Transportation Project for the period February 1 through December 31, 2006. (33% Match: 5% County, 28% Federal) (All Districts)

 

C.48    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with California Department of Aging, to increase the Title III, Older Americans Act, One Time Only funding in the amount of $197,776 to a new payment limit of  $3,753,015 with no change in the term of July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2006 for assistance to low income, older residents. (All Districts)

 

C.49       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, on behalf of the Workforce Development Board, to apply for and accept funding from Humboldt State University in the amount of $240,000 for small business development services for the period January 1 through December 31, 2006. (No County match) (All Districts)

 

C.50       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the County Librarian to apply for and execute a contract with National Video Resources and the National Endowment for the Humanities to accept $1000 and training to present “Looking at: Jazz, America’s Art Form” at the San Ramon Library. (No County match) (District III)

 

C.51       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with the State Department of Community Services and Development in the amount of $1,274,070 to provide community services to low-income individuals and families, for the period January 1, 2006 through December 31, 2007. (No County match) (All Districts)

 

C.52    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the General Services Director, or designee, to execute contract amendment with Swinerton Management & Consulting, Inc., to increase the payment limit by $23,000 to a new payment limit of $47,899 for additional construction management services for the Contra Costa County Animal Services Facility, 4800 Imhoff Place, Martinez for the Animal Services Department.  (Plant Acquisition - Budgeted) (District II)

 

C.53       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the General Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Anshen + Allen Architects in the amount of $60,000 to provide architectural services for a Relocation Study of the Richmond Health Center, 100 - 38th Street for the Health Services Department; and FIND that this project is exempt from the California Environmental Protection Act pursuant to section 15262.  (Health Services Enterprise Fund – Budgeted) (District I)

 

C.54    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Deputy Director-Redevelopment to execute a contract to accept Transportation Fund for Clean Air grant funding from the Bay Area Air Quality Management District in the amount of $20,400 for bicycle lockers at the Pleasant Hill BART Station.  (100% match:  50% Redevelopment Agency, 50% Contra Costa Centre Association) (District IV)

 

C.55    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to accept a contribution in the amount of $75,125 from Meals on Wheels of Contra Costa, Inc., to subsidize 37,600 additional meals delivered to the residences of nearly 550 additional homebound elders at their residences each day this calendar quarter by the County Home Delivered Meals Program (Meals on Wheels) administered by the Health Services Department.  (No County match)  (All Districts)

 

C.56    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, on behalf of the Workforce Development Board, to accept the Title I Workforce Investment Act subgrant modification to decrease the allocation by $34,051 to a new allocation of $5,289,898 from the State of California Employment Development Department for employment related services for dislocated workers,  for the period April 1, 2004 through June 30, 2006. (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.57       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Finger Art & Design, effective December 1, 2005, to increase the payment limit by $24,300 to a new payment limit of $153,259 to provide additional graphic design services, Countywide. (28% Unincorporated County Stormwater Utility Assessment funds, 36% Contra Costa County Flood Control and Water Conservation District funds, 36% Public Works funds) (All Districts)

C.58    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with Seneca Residential and Day Treatment Center, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $783,993 to continue to provide therapeutic behavioral services to Medi-Cal beneficiaries under 21 years of age for the period July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2006, including an automatic extension through December 31, 2006 in an amount not to exceed $391,997.  (Budgeted, 50% Federal Medi-Cal, 47% State Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment, 3% Mental Health Realignment)  (All Districts)

          

C.59       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with La Cheim School, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $552,369 to continue to provide therapeutic behavioral services to children ages 0-21 who are recipients of Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment (EPSDT) Program supplemental specialty mental health services for the period July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2006, including an automatic extension through December 31, 2006 in an amount not to exceed $276,185.  (Budgeted, 50% Federal Medi-Cal, 48% State EPSDT, 2% Mental Health Realignment)  (All Districts)

 

C.60    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Risk Manager to execute a contract with Single Source Consulting, Inc., to provide consulting services on the workers compensation program for the period February 1, 2006 through January 31, 2007 in an amount not to exceed $75,000. (100% Workers Compensation Fund) (All Districts)

 

C.61    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with the Center for Human Development, effective February 7, 2006, to decrease the payment limit by $32,000 to a new payment limit of $113,000, with no change in the term of July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2006 to reflect funding reductions for job training, job retention, and work experience services in the North Richmond area. (Budgeted: 7% County; 16% State; 77% Federal) (District I)

 

C.62       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Director, Employment and Human Services Department, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Deloitte Consulting, LLP, effective January 27, 2006, to increase the payment limit by $216,670 to a new payment limit of $346,672 and to extend the term from January 27 through June 30, 2006 to provide development of the California Works Information network (CalWIN) Integrated Support Model Transition Plan. (Budgeted, CalWIN Funds: 80% State, 20% County) (All Districts)

 

C.63       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Independent Living Resource in an amount not to exceed $30,000 to provide home modification and assistive devices to disabled seniors and their caregivers for the period February 7, through June 30, 2006. (Budgeted Older Americans Act, Title III-E, Family Caregiver Support Program, 100% Federal; No County costs) (All Districts)

 

C.64       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Gary Buchanan in an amount not to exceed $47,254 to continue to provide management services in support of various information technology projects for the period March 1 through June 30, 2006. (All Districts) (85% State; 15% County)

 

C.65       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the County Librarian to execute a contract amendment with Unique Management Services, Inc., to extend the term from January 31 to June 30, 2006 for materials recovery services with no change in the payment limit of $50,000. (All Districts)

 

C.66       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Revenue Collection Director, or designee, to execute a contract with KBR, Inc. (dba Rash-Curtis Associates), to provide third party collection services for delinquent debts owed to the County in accordance with specified commission schedule for the period July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2008.  (Budgeted)  (All Districts)

 

C.67    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Shizuko Angel in an amount not to exceed $46,260 to continue to provide website maintenance services to the Public Health Community Wellness and Prevention Program for the period March 1, 2006 through February 28, 2007.  (Budgeted, 100% Federal Bioterrorism Grant)  (All Districts)

 

C.68    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Kathleen McKinley-Fowlie in an amount not to exceed $62,900 to provide consultation and technical assistance to the Public Health Community Wellness and Prevention Program on emergencies and emergency preparedness drills and exercises for the period February 1, 2006 through January 31, 2007.  (Budgeted, 100% Federal Bioterrorism Grant)   (All Districts)

 

C.69       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Maxim Healthcare Services, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $160,000 to continue to provide temporary in-home health care for Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome patients for the period February 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007.  (Budgeted, 100% Federal Ryan White Care Acts I and II)  (All Districts)

 

C.70       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Ruth C. Belden-Burk in an amount not to exceed $67,316 to continue to provide consultation and technical assistance to the Emergency Medical Services Director with regard to the First Responder Quality Improvement Project for the period February 1, 2006 through January 31, 2007.  (Budgeted, 100% Measure H)  (All Districts)

 

C.71       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with FCG CSI, Inc. (dba First Consulting Group), to extend the term from February 28, 2006 to February 28, 2007 with no change in the payment limit of $500,000, to continue to provide professional support services and technical assistance with information management and technology planning projects.  (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 12.3% County, 87.7% Patient/Third Party Revenues)  (All Districts)

 

C.72    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Computer Sciences Corporation (dba CSC Consulting, Inc.) in an amount not to exceed $250,000 to provide professional support services and technical assistance on information management and technology planning projects for the period January 1 through December 31, 2006.  (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 12.3% County, 87.7% Patient/ Third Party Revenues)  (All Districts)

 

C.73       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with Contra Costa Association of Retarded Citizens, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $51,500 to continue to provide mental health services to California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids (CalWORKs) program clients and their children for the period July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2006, including an automatic extension through December 31, 2006 in an amount not to exceed $25,750.  (Budgeted, 100% State CalWORKs)  (All Districts)

 

C.74       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with Family Stress Center, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $457,154 to continue to provide respite and mentoring services to families of children with serious emotional and behavioral disturbances for the period July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2006, including an automatic extension through December 31, 2006 in an amount not to exceed $228,577.  (Budgeted:  36% Federal Medi-Cal, 33% State Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment, 28% Individuals with Disabilities Education Act/Senate Bill 90, 3% Mental Health Realignment) (All Districts)

 

C.75       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a cancellation agreement with Asian Community Mental Health Services, Inc., effective at close of business January 31, 2006; and to execute a renegotiated contract with Asian Community Mental Health Services, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $21,000 to provide an additional level of Medi-Cal mental health specialty services at an increased rate for the period February 1 through June 30, 2006.  (Budgeted:  49% State, 51% Federal Medi-Cal) (All Districts)

 

C.76       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a cancellation agreement with Amador Institute, Inc., effective at close of business January 31, 2006; and to execute a renegotiated contract with Amador Institute, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $50,000 to provide an additional level of Medi-Cal mental health specialty services at an increased rate for the period February 1through June 30, 2006.  (Budgeted: 49% State, 51% Federal Medi-Cal) (All Districts)

 

C.77       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Dorothy A. Klein in an amount not to exceed $103,220 to continue to provide professional consultation and technical assistance with administration of the California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids (CalWORKs) program for the period February 1, 2006 through January 31, 2007.  (Budgeted, 100% State CalWORKs)  (All Districts)

 

C.78    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with Phoenix Programs, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $1,981,732 to continue to provide residential, community living, socialization, vocational and Medi-Cal habilitative day treatment mental health program services for the period July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2006, including an automatic extension through December 31, 2006 in an amount not to exceed $965,866.  (Budgeted: 31% Federal Medi-Cal, 66% Mental Health Realignment, 3% County match)  (All Districts)

 

C.79       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with Edgewood Center for Children and Families, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $65,000 to continue to provide therapeutic behavioral services to children ages 0-21 years of age and their families for the period July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2006, including an automatic extension through December 31, 2006 in an amount not to exceed $32,500.  (Budgeted:  50% Federal Medi-Cal; 47% State Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment; 3% Mental Health Realignment) (All Districts)

 

C.80    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with Lincoln Child Center, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $1,541,931 to continue to provide school-based mental health services to severely emotionally disturbed students and their families in the Mt. Diablo and Pittsburg Unified School Districts for the period July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2006, including an automatic extension through December 31, 2006 in an amount not to exceed $770,966.  (Budgeted:48% Federal Medi-Cal; 45% State Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment; 1% Mt. Diablo Unified School District; 3% Pittsburg Unified School District; 3% County Match) (Districts IV and V)

 

C.81       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Gloria G. Hill in an amount not to exceed $62,500 to continue to provide family advocacy services to families of individuals with mental disabilities for the period February 1, 2006 through January 31, 2007.  (Budgeted, 100% Mental Health Realignment) (All Districts)

 

C.82       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Supplemental Health Care, Inc., effective November 1, 2005, to increase the payment limit by $300,000 to a new payment limit of $800,000 to provide additional temporary help nurses and therapists at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center and Contra Costa Health Centers, with no change in the term of April 1, 2005 through March 31, 2006.  (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 12.3% County, 87.7% Patient/Third Party Revenues) (All Districts)

 

C.83       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with John Chan, M.D., effective February 1, 2006, to decrease the payment limit by $60,000 to a new payment limit of $300,000 to provide fewer hours of anesthesiology services for the General and Obstetric Units at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center, with no change in the term of May 1, 2005 through April 30, 2008.  (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 12.3% County, 87.7% Patient/Third Party Revenues)  (All Districts)

 

C.84       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Scott Patrick, M.D., effective February 1, 2006, to decrease the payment limit by $225,000 to a new payment limit of $75,000 to provide fewer hours of anesthesiology services for the General and Obstetric Units at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center, with no change in the term of April 1, 2004 through March 31, 2007.  (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 12.3% County, 87.7% Patient/Third Party Revenues) (All Districts)

 

C.85       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with David Li, D.O., in an amount not to exceed $200,000 to provide professional radiology services at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center and Contra Costa Health Centers for the period January 6, 2006 through December 31, 2008.  (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 12.3% County, 87.7% Patient/Third Party Revenues)  (All Districts)

 

C.86       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Frank Flores, M.D., in an amount not to exceed $900,000 to provide professional anesthesiology services at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center for the period February 1, 2006 through January 31, 2009. (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 12.3% County, 87.7% Patient/Third Party Revenues) (All Districts)

 

C.87       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Craig Nielsen, M.D., effective February 1, 2006, to decrease the payment limit by $180,000 to a new payment limit of $900,000 to provide fewer hours of anesthesiology services for the General and Obstetric Units at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center, with no change in the term of October 1, 2004 through September 30, 2007.  (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 12.3% County, 87.7% Patient/Third Party Revenues)  (All Districts)

 

C.88       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Contra Costa Cardiology Medical Group in an amount not to exceed $40,000 to continue to provide professional cardiology services at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center for the period January 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007.  (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 12.3% County, 87.7% Patient/Third Party Revenues)  (All Districts)

 

C.89       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Chris Chen, M.D., effective February 1, 2006, to decrease the payment limit by $210,000 to a new payment limit of $150,000 to provide fewer hours of anesthesiology services for the General and Obstetric Units at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center, with no change in the term of October 1, 2004 through September 30, 2006.  (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 12.3% County, 87.7% Patient/Third Party Revenues)  (All Districts)

 

C.90       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to issue a 30-day advance written notice to Cyracom International, Inc., to terminate the contract to provide language translation services, effective at the close of business March 9, 2006.  (All Districts)

RELISTED to undetermined date to approve and authorize the Health Services Director, or designee, to issue a 30-day advance written notice to Cyracom International, Inc., to terminate the contract to provide language translation services, effective at the close of business March 9, 2006. 

 

C.91       ACKNOWLEDGE receipt of notice from Cindy S. Harrison-Magee requesting termination of the contract to provide consultation on parent support services for the Children’s Mental Health programs, effective at the close of business December 13, 2005.  (All Districts)

 

C.92       RATIFY purchase of services from Eugene Kaplan, M.D., Inc., and AUTHORIZE the Auditor-Controller to pay $34,066.14 outstanding balance for obstetrics/gynecology services provided to patients at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center and Contra Costa Health Centers for the period October 1 through December 31, 2005. (Enterprise I: 12.3% County, 87.7% Patient/Third Party Revenues)  (All Districts)

 

C.93    CORRECT BOARD ACTION of June 28, 2005 (C.86) to correct the payment limit increase from $5,670 to $6,076 and correct the total contract payment limit from $32,335 to $32,741 for First Data Government Solutions, for on-going project monitoring and quality assurance, with no change in contract term of January 15, 2000 through May 31, 2007, as recommended by the Employment and Human Services Director. (All Districts)         

 

Other Actions

 

C.94    ACCEPT the report prepared by the Office of the Sheriff in accordance with Penal Code Section 4025(e) representing an accounting of all Inmate Welfare Fund receipts and disbursements for fiscal year 2004/2005, as recommended by the Sheriff-Coroner. (All Districts)

 

C.95    ACCEPT 2005 Annual Report from the Contra Costa Emergency Medical Care Committee, as recommended by the County Administrator. (All Districts)

 

C.96    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Sheriff-Coroner, or designee, to accept a donation from Louise Noroian in an amount not to exceed $50,000 for canine training, training materials, and associated items. (All Districts)

 

C.97    CONTINUE the emergency action originally taken by the Board on November 18, 2003 on the Juvenile Hall Addition Project, as recommended by the County Administrator. (All Districts)

 

C.98       AUTHORIZE actions to fulfill the compliance requirements of the Growth Management and Improvement Program for Measure C-1988: FIND that the proposed 2006-2012 Capital Improvement Program for Parks and Sheriff Facilities is not a project subject to CEQA; ADOPT the 2006-2012 Capital Improvement Program for Parks and Sheriff Facilities; APPROVE the Biennial Compliance Checklist and find the County’s policies and programs in compliance with the Contra Costa Transportation Improvement and Growth Management Program; and AUTHORIZE the Chair, Board of Supervisors, to sign the Checklist; as recommended by the Community Development Director.  (All Districts)

 

C.99       ACCEPT the 2005/06 Auditor-Controller’s Annual Report of Property Taxes, as recommended by the County Administrator. (All Districts)

 

C.100     APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Chair, Board of Supervisors, to submit applications to the National Association of Counties for the 2006 Achievement Awards Program, as recommended by the County Administrator.  (All Districts)

 

C.101     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.102     ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/37 calling an election for approval of the Crockett Reorganization: formation of the Crockett Community Services District and election of the District’s initial governing board; dissolution of the Crockett-Valona Sanitary District; dissolution of County Service Area P-1; and dissolution of County Sanitation District No. 5, as recommended by the County Administrator. (District II)

 

Redevelopment Agency

 

C.103     APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Redevelopment Director to execute a contract with Harris & Associates in an amount not to exceed $150,000 to provide construction inspection services related to the Transit Village Project on the Bay Area Rapid Transit District property at the Pleasant Hill Station for the period February 1, 2006 through June 30, 2009.  (Redevelopment Agency funds)  (District IV)

 

 

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, February 7, 2005, 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 Sweeten.

 

Unrepresented Employees: All unrepresented agency management employees   (Resolution No. 2005/704, 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.      La Cheim School, Inc. v. Contra Costa County, C.C.C. Superior Court No. C 05-01442

2.      2.25% Grievances by Various Employee Organizations

 

C.                 CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL--ANTICIPATED LITIGATION  Significant exposure to litigation pursuant to Gov. Code, § 54956.9(b):  Three potential cases. 

           

D.        PUBLIC EMPLOYEE APPOINTMENT

Title:    Housing Authority Executive Director

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 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  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

Family and Human Services Committee

03-06-06

03-06-06

   9:00 a.m.

  10:30 a.m.

See above

See above

Finance Committee

Transportation Water & Infrastructure

03-02-06

02-13-06

  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

AFSCME    American Federation of State County and Municipal Employees

AICP          American Institute of Certified Planners

AIDS          Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome

ALUC         Airport Land Use Commission

AOD           Alcohol and Other Drugs

BAAQMD    Bay Area Air Quality Management District

BART         Bay Area Rapid Transit District

BGO           Better Government Ordinance

BOS           Board of Supervisors

CALTRANS  California Department of Transportation

CalWIN       California Works Information Network

CalWORKS  California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids

CAER             Community Awareness Emergency Response Group, Inc.

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

Local 1       See AFSCME

Ltd.            Limited

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

OES           Office of Emergency Services

OES-EOC   Office of Emergency Services-Emergency Operations Center

OSHA         Occupational Safety and Health Administration

Psy.D.        Doctor of Psychology

RDA           Redevelopment Agency

RFI             Request For Information

RFP            Request For Proposal

RFQ           Request For Qualifications

RN              Registered Nurse

SB              Senate Bill

SBE           Small Business Enterprise

SEIU          Service Employees International Union

SWAT         Southwest Area Transportation Committee

TRANSPAC  Transportation Partnership & Cooperation (Central)

TRANSPLAN   Transportation Planning Committee (East County)

TRE or TTE          Trustee

TWIC          Transportation, Water and Infrastructure Committee

VA              Department of Veterans Affairs

vs.              versus (against)

WAN           Wide Area Network

WCCTAC    West Contra Costa Transportation Advisory Committee