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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)

 

A G E N D A

TUESDAY   FEBRUARY 14, 2006

 

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.

 

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

 

10:00 A.M.            Call to order and opening ceremonies.

Inspirational Thought- “If you have no confidence in self, you are twice defeated in the race of life. With confidence, you have won even before you have started.”  ~Marcus Garvey

 

CONSIDER  CONSENT  ITEMS  -  Items removed from this section will be considered with the Short Discussion Items. Approved as listed except as noted:  C.14, C.15, C.44, C.45, C.46.

                     

HOUSING AUTHORITY CONSENT ITEMS  Approved as listed except as noted

 

HA.1   ADOPT Housing Authority Resolution No. 5071 approving discharge from accountability for account receivable the total amount of $22,617.35 for the quarter ending December 31, 2005, as recommended by the Advisory Housing Commission. (All Districts)

 

PRESENTATIONS  Approved as listed.

 

PR.1       PRESENTATION to recognize the Building Inspection, Information Technology, and Health Services Departments for outstanding achievement and adherence to the goals and objectives of the County's Small Business Enterprise and Outreach Programs, as recommended by the Internal Operations Committee.  (Supervisor Uilkema) (All Districts)

 

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

 

SD.1    CONSIDER any Consent Items previously removed.

 

SD.2       CONSIDER accepting report from the County Administrator's Office regarding the mid-year status of the 2005/06 County Budget. (Lisa Driscoll, County Administrator’s Office) (All Districts)

 

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

 

D.1         PUBLIC COMMENT  (3 Minutes/Speaker) D.1      Public Comment: 

 

The following persons presented testimony in support of finalizing a contract that is acceptable to the Unions:

 

·        Howard Shaw, California Nurses Association                      Dan Lawson, California Nurses Association

·        John Scheider, California Nurses Association                      Mike Weinberg, Oakland, Labor Coalition, SEIU Local 535

·        Willie Swenson, Local One                                                    Carroll Phillips, Local One

·        Sue Lambert                                                                           Rich Berkery, Contract Negotiations and Equality

·        Lori Kerns, Local One                                                           Bonnie Wolfe, Local One

·        Roberta Kayser-Stange, Local One                                       Hector Barajas, AFSCME 2700

·        Michelle Paterson, CFS, SEIU 535                                       Mike Wasilchin, Richmond

·        Pete Harris, SEIU 535                                                           Kate Acosta, CFS, SEIU 535

·        Nivan Gill, San Ramon                                                          Robin Nanni, SEIU 535

·        Jaime Tucker, AFSCME 512                                                            Diana Bello, Antioch

·        Cecily Siegel-Sebolt, Dept of Agriculture, Weights & Measure

·        Nicole Rochin                                                                         Carrie DelBonta, Concord

·        Vernon Hampton, Local One                                                Rollie Katz, Business Manager, PEU, Local 1

·        Morse Gregg, Concord

 

Jack Weir, Pleasant Hill Taxpayers Association, spoke regarding the “Child Obesity” Resolution which was introduced by Supervisor DeSaulnier

 

 

D.2         CONSIDER adopting the County Administrator's recommendations regarding fiscal year 2006/07 Recommended Budget development; and designating Tuesday, April 18, 2006 for fiscal year 2006/2007 budget hearings (including Bielenson hearings, if needed), and Tuesday, April 25, 2006 for adoption of the fiscal year 2006/07 County and Special District Budgets.  (Lisa Driscoll, County Administrator's Office) (All Districts)

ADOPTED the following recommendations of the County Administrator regarding fiscal year 2006/07 budget development; (see below); DESIGNATED, April 18, 2006 for fiscal year 2006/07 Budget Hearings, to include Bielenson hearings if necessary, and DESIGNATED May 2, 2006 for adoption of the fiscal year 2006/07 County and Special District Budgets.

                                Recommendations as listed on the Board Order:

1.      DECLARED the Board’s intent to adopt a FY 2006/07 General Fund budget that balances annual expenses and revenues, and that strengthens General Fund Reserves;

2.      ACKNOWLEDGED that the primary factor affecting growth in baseline costs continues to be the increasing cost of compensation;

3.      REAFFIRMED the Board’s commitment to addressing the structural cost drivers that cause compensation costs to grow faster than revenues;

4.      DIRECTED Department Heads to work closely with the County Administrator to achieve reduced net County costs while minimizing service delivery cuts;

5.      DIRECTED Departments, in cooperation with Labor Relations, to begin the meet and confer process with employee representatives regarding the impact of potential program reductions on the terms and conditions of employment for affected employees;

6.      DIRECTED the County Administrator to return to the Board April 18, 2006 with a FY 2006/07 Recommended Budget that meets the above requirements;

7.      DESIGNATED Tuesday, April 18 for FY 2006/07 budget hearings (including Bielenson hearings if needed); and May 2, 2006 for adoption of the FY 2006/07 County and Special District Budgets.

 

D.3      CONSIDER introducing Ordinance No. 2006-05 to amend Sections 416-12.430, 416-12.436, and 416-12.438 of the County Ordinance Code to exempt assistance dogs, including guide dogs, service dogs, and signal dogs, from application of the prohibited dog ownership by convicted felons provisions; waiving reading; and fixing February 28, 2006 for adoption. (Supervisor Gioia) (All Districts)

INTRODUCED Ordinance No:2006-05 to amend Sections 416-12.430, 416-12-436, and 416-12.438 of the County Ordinance Code to exempt assistance dogs, including guide dogs, service dogs, and signal dogs, for application of the prohibited dog ownership by convicted felons provisions; WAIVED reading, and FIXED February 28, 2006 for adoption; ADDED the words "or in training" to Sections 416-12.436 and 416-12.438 so that the amendments to those sections will read "This section shall not apply to any assistance dog, including guide dogs, signal dogs and service dogs, trained or in training to assist a qualified individual with a disability."

 

D.4      CONSIDER approving the 2006 edition of the Contra Costa County Emergency Plan, as recommended by the Sheriff-Coroner. (Captain Kevin Ryan, Office of the Sheriff) (All Districts)

 

Closed Session

 

1:00 P.M.

 

D.5      HEARING on administrative appeal by David Margen of Davni Development of an administrative decision citing violation of the permitted construction times, Subdivision 8839, Martinez area. (Catherine Kutsuris, Community Development) (District II)

CLOSED the public hearing on administrative appeal by David Margen of Davni Development of an administrative decision citing violation of the permitted construction times, Subdivision 8839, Martinez area; FOUND that there existed extenuating circumstances because of the less widespread observance of Columbus Day; GRANTED the appeal of David Margen, Davni Development; DETERMINED the violation would not constitute the first violation of Condition of Approval #29; and DIRECTED that in the future, a list of holidays during which construction activity is not permitted be included with the Conditions of Approval documents.

 

Closed Session

CONSENT ITEMS

 

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

 

Road and Transportation

 

C.1          APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Environmental Engineering, Inc., effective January 1, 2006, extending the term from December 31, 2005 through December 31, 2006 with no change in the payment limit, to provide assistance to produce and complete the Operations and Maintenance Manual of the Asbury Graphite Wastewater System in connection with the State Route 4 West Gap Project, Hercules area. (100% Contra Costa Transportation Authority Funds) (District II)

 

C.2          DETERMINE that the Bay Point Overlay Project is a California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), Class 1c Categorical Exemption; APPROVE the project and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to advertise the project, Bay Point area. (Mitigation Settlement funds) (District V)

 

C.3          APPROVE the Addendum to the Bethel Island Bridge Replacement Project Mitigated Negative Declaration in compliance with the California Environmental Quality Act, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Bethel Island area. (80% Highway Bridge Rehabilitation and Replacement Program funds, and 20% Local Road funds) (District V)

 

C.4          APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute an agreement with Ninyo & Moore Geotechnical and Environmental Sciences Consultants in an amount not to exceed $50,000 to provide “on-call” environmental consulting services for the period February 14, 2006 through February 28, 2008, Countywide. (48% Flood Control and Water Conservation District funds, 48% Local Road funds, and 4% Airport Project funds) (All Districts)

 

C.5          DETERMINE that the Danville Boulevard Improvements Project is a California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), Class 3 Categorical Exemption; APPROVE the project and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to advertise the project, Alamo area. (District III)

 

Engineering Services

 

C.6          MS 03-00019: ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/63 approving the parcel map for project being developed by Neil and Glenda Cohn, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Byron area. (District III)

 

C.7          PA 02-00008: ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/64 approving the subdivision agreement (right-of-way landscaping) for project being developed by Shapell Homes, a Division of Shapell Industries, Inc., a Delaware Corp., as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.8          RA 01-01123: ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/65 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.9          RA 01-01123: ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/66 approving the second extension of the subdivision (right-of-way landscape) agreement for project being developed by Windemere BLC Land Company, LLC, as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.10       RA 02-01132: ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/67 accepting completion of warranty period and release of cash deposit under the road improvement agreement for Newport Drive, for project being developed by Hofmann Land Development, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Discovery Bay area. (District III)

 

C.11       RA 03-01154: ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/68 approving the road improvement agreement for South Monarch Road for project being developed by Shapell Industries of Northern California, a Division of Shapell Industries, Inc., a Delaware Corp., as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.12       RA 04-01160: ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/69 approving the road improvement agreement for Casablanca Street and bridge improvements for project being developed by Shapell Homes, a Division of Shapell Industries, Inc., as recommended by the Public Works Director, Danville area. (District III)

 

C.13       SD 98-08134: ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/70 approving the fourth extension of the subdivision (right-of-way landscaping) agreement for project being developed by Shapell Industries of Northern California, a Division of Shapell Industries, Inc., a Delaware Corp., as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.14       SD 98-08228: ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/71 accepting completion of private improvements (Denise Lane) and declaring the widening of Huston Road as a County road, for project being developed by Janin Associates, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Walnut Creek area. (District II)

CORRECTED TO READ SD 98-08228 to ADOPT Resolution No.2006/71 2006/76 accepting completion of private improvements (Denise Lane) and declaring the widening of Huston Road as a County road, for project being developed by Janin Associates, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Walnut Creek area.

 

C.15       SD 99-08381: ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/72 accepting grant deed of development rights (creek structure setback) for project being developed by Shapell Homes, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Danville area. (District III)

CORRECTED TO READ SD 99-08381: ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/72 2006/77 accepting grant deed of development rights (creek structure setback) for project being developed by Shapell Homes, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Danville area. 

 

C.16       SD 05-08924: ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/73 approving the subdivision agreement (right-of-way landscaping) for project being developed by Windemere BLC Land Company, LLC, as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.17       SD 05-08925: ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/74 approving the subdivision agreement (right-of-way landscaping) for project being developed by Windemere BLC Land Company, LLC, as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.18       SD 05-08926: ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/75 approving the subdivision agreement (right-of-way landscaping) for project being developed by Windemere BLC Land Company, LLC, as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

Special Districts & County Airports

 

C.19       AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to submit Airport Improvement Program (AIP) grant applications to both the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the California Department of Transportation-Division of Aeronautics (Caltrans) in the amount of $807,500 and $40,375 respectively, to purchase a new aircraft rescue and fire fighting vehicle and equipment for Buchanan Field Airport; APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Chair, Board of Supervisors, to execute a Statement of Acceptance with the FAA for grant money; and APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute an acceptance of funds under the California Aid to Airports Program Grant Agreement-Federal AIP Matching Funds grant program, Pacheco area.(95% FAA, 4.75% Caltrans, and 0.25% Airport Enterprise Funds) (District IV).

 

C.20    AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to submit Airport Improvement Program (AIP) grant applications to both the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the California Department of Transportation-Division of Aeronautics (Caltrans) in the amount of $150,000 and $7,500, respectively, to replace the fire pump system at the Byron Airport; APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Chair, Board of Supervisors, to execute a Statement of Acceptance with the FAA for the grant funds; and  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute an acceptance of funds under the California Aid to Airports Program Grant Agreement-Federal AIP Matching Funds grant program, Byron area. (95% FAA, 4.75% Caltrans, and .25% Airport Enterprise Funds) (District III)

 

Statutory Actions

 

C.21       APPROVE minutes, as on file with the Clerk of the Board, for the month of January 2006.

 

Claims, Collections & Litigation

 

C.22       DENY Claims for Robert C. Battle; Vishav R. Loomba; Paul Novak; Brentwood Rod and Gun Club, Inc.; and John Vincent Celes, and amended Claim for Frances G. Hernandez.

 

Honors & Proclamations

 

C.23    ADOPT resolution No. 2006/71 proclaiming “Martinez Celebrates Cycling Day” as recommended by Supervisor Uilkema. (District II)       

 

Appointments & Resignations

 

C.24       ACCEPT resignations of Gregory Bedard, Arnold Peterson and Richard Rihn from the Airport Land Use Commission, DECLARE vacant the Appointee 1 of the Board of Supervisors, Airport Managers Appointee 1, and Airport Managers Appointee 2 seats respectively, and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancies, as recommended by the Airport Land Use Commission.  (All Districts)

 

C.25       APPROVE the medical staff appointments and re-appointments as recommended by the Medical Executive Committee on January 23, 2006.   (All Districts)

 

C.26       DECLARE vacant the Nutrition Project Council seat held by Edgar Monk and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy, as recommended by the Employment and Human Services Director. (District I)

 

C.27       APPOINT Gordon Becker to the Kensington Municipal Advisory Council, as recommended by Supervisor Gioia. (District I)

 

C.28       RE-APPOINT Scott Anderson, Ric Bonner, Teng-Cheng, Wu, and George Smith to the Hazardous Materials Commission, as recommended by the Internals Operations Committee. (All Districts)

 

C.29       APPOINT in lieu of election Don Busboom, Kevin Schaumberg, and Trey Banton to the Green Valley Recreation and Park District governing board, as recommended by the Internal Operations Committee.  (District III)

 

C.30       APPOINT Prabhjot Sekhon to the Central Contra Costa Transit Authority Citizens Advisory Committee, as recommended by the Internal Operations Committee.  (All Districts)

 

C.31       RE-APPOINT Heidi Spaulding to the Developmental Disabilities Area Board 5, as recommended by the Internal Operations Committee. (All Districts)

 

C.32       RE-APPOINT Thomas Hansen to the Crockett Member Seat of the Western Contra Costa County Transit Authority Board of Directors, as recommended by Supervisor Uilkema. (District II)

 

C.33       APPOINT Eddy Williams to the District II-A Seat of the Alcohol and Other Drugs Advisory Board, as recommended by Supervisor Uilkema. (District II)

 

C.34    APPOINT Richard Anderson to the District 2 Seat of the County-Wide Bicycle Advisory Committee, as recommended by Supervisor Uilkema. (District II)

 

C.35       APPOINT Pam Campbell to the District II Tenant (out of district) Seat of the Mobile Home Advisory Committee, as recommended by Supervisor Uilkema. (District II)

 

C.36       ACCEPT the resignation of Becky Thomas from the Appointee 4 Seat on the County Service Area R-10 Citizens Advisory Committee, as recommended by Supervisor Uilkema. (District II)

 

C.37       APPOINT Deborah Drake to the Alternate Seat of the Rodeo Municipal Advisory Council, as recommended by Supervisor Uilkema. (District II)

 

Appropriation Adjustments  - 2005/2006 FY

 

C.38       Public Works- Road Funds (110800):  APPROVE Appropriations and Revenue Adjustment No. 5060 authorizing new revenue in Road Construction in the amount of $121,259, new revenue in Road Maintenance in the amount of $297,604, and new revenue in Road Administration in the amount of  $245,000 from miscellaneous government agencies and various fund reimbursements, and appropriating it to reflect appropriate categories for estimated expenditures in fiscal year 2005/2006.  (All Districts)

 

Personnel Actions

 

C.39    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20035 to reallocate the General Services Department class of the Purchasing Services Manager on the Salary Schedule; to add one Senior Buyer position; and to cancel one Senior Real Property Agent position in the General Services Department.  (Cost savings)  (All Districts)

 

C.40       ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/72 to establish a 5% differential for the Real Estate Manager-Exempt position in the General Services Department, as recommended by the Assistant County Administrator-Human Resources Director.  (No cost increase)  (All Districts)

 

C.41    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20042 to add one Planner I position and one Senior Planning Technician position in the Community Development Department.  (Budgeted, Land Development Fund)  (All Districts)

 

C.42       ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20037 to add one Pre-Hospital Care Coordinator for Emergency Medical Services in the Health Services Department.  (Budgeted, Measure H)  (All Districts)

 

C.43       ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20021 to add one Information Systems Specialist position and cancel one Clerk-Senior Level position in the Sheriff-Coroner Department. (Budgeted) (All Districts)

 

C.44    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)

CORRECTED TO READ: REPLACED Page 5 of the attachment to Resolution No. 2006/33 – Memorandum of Understanding between the Contra Costa County In-Home Supportive Services Public Authority and SEIU, United Healthcare Workers West.  Correction made to Section 7.1 – Wages A. Except as provided in Section 7.2 below, the wages of all presented providers shall be $9.50 per hour, and: Effective February 1, 2006: $10.00; Effective August 1, 2006: $10.50.

 

C.45    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20047 to retitle the Community Services Department class of Family and Children’s Services Head Start Division Director-Project to Community Services Deputy Director-Project and REALLOCATE the class on the Salary Schedule, as recommended by the Assistant County Administrator- Human Resources Division. (100% State and Federal funds) (All Districts)

RELISTED to undetermined date to ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20047 to retitle the Community Services Department class of Family and Children’s Services Head Start Division Director-Project to Community Services Deputy Director-Project and REALLOCATE the class on the Salary Schedule, as recommended by the Assistant County Administrator- Human Resources Division.

 

C.46    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20048 to cancel one Assistant Director of Community Services position, and abandon the class of Assistant Director of Community Services in the Community Services Department, as recommended by the Assistant County Administrator- Human Resources Division. (No fiscal impact) (All Districts)

RELISTED to undetermined date to ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20048 to cancel one Assistant Director of Community Services position, and abandon the class of Assistant Director of Community Services in the Community Services Department, as recommended by the Assistant County Administrator- Human Resources Division.

 

Grants & Contracts

 

APPROVE and AUTHORIZE execution of agreements between the County and the following agencies for receipt of funds and/or services:

 

C.47    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the County Administrator, or designee, to submit an application for $350,000 on behalf of the County’s Zero Tolerance for Domestic Violence Initiative to the Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women for the “Safe Havens: Supervised Visitation and Safe Exchange Grant Program.” (No County match) (District I)

 

C.48    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to apply for and accept grant funding from the San Francisco Foundation in an amount not to exceed $15,000 to support the Contra Costa Service Integration Program, Verde Involving Parents Program for a period of 12 months following the receipt of funds. (District I) (No County match)

 

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

 

C.49    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Shelter, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $45,000 to continue to provide housing advocacy services to people with Human Immunodeficiency Virus for the period March 1, 2006 through February 28, 2007.  (Budgeted, 100% Federal Department of Housing and Urban Development)  (All Districts)

 

C.50       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Nightingale of Contra Costa, LLC, effective February 1, 2006, to increase the payment limit by $5,000 to a new payment limit of $115,000 to provide additional hours of temporary in-home health care for County-referred Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome patients, with no change in the term of July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2006.  (Budgeted, 100% Federal)  (All Districts)

 

C.51    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Toyon Associates, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $100,000 to continue to provide professional consultation services and technical assistance with regard to healthcare financial issues for the period

            January 1 through December 31, 2006.  (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 12.3% County, 87.7% Patient/Third Party Revenues)  (All Districts)

 

C.52       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with International Effectiveness Center, Inc., effective February 1, 2006, to increase the payment limit by $350,000 to a new payment limit of $460,000 to provide additional interpretation and translation services, with no change in the term of December 1, 2005 through November 30, 2006.  (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 12.3% County, 87.7% Patient/Third Party Revenues)  (All Districts)

 

C.53       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Catholic Charities Catholic Youth Organization of the Archdiocese of San Francisco, effective October 1, 2005, to increase the payment limit by $137,204 to a new payment limit of $300,000 to provide additional day treatment, mental health and medication support services to seriously emotionally disturbed children at St. Vincent’s School for Boys, with no change in the term of July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2006.  (Budgeted:33.3% Federal Medi-Cal; 30.1% State Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment; 33.3% Individuals with Disabilities Education Act; 3.3% Mental Health Realignment)  (All Districts)

 

C.54       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute  contracts, each in an amount not to exceed $50,000, to provide Medi-Cal specialty mental health services for the period February 1, 2006 through June 30, 2008 (Budgeted, 49% State, 51% Federal Medi-Cal)  (All Districts):

                                   

                Contractor

                Valorie De Lena, MFT

                Asha Gandhi, M.D.

 

C.55    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Estelle Gregory, M.D., effective January 1, 2006, to modify the payment provisions to allow reimbursement for allowable expenses incurred while attending conferences and traveling on behalf of the County, with no change in the payment limit of $75,500 and no change in the term of January 1 through December 31, 2006.  (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 12.3% County, 87.7% Patient/Third Party Revenues)  (All Districts)

 

C.56       RATIFY purchase of services from Contra Costa Cardiology Medical Group, and AUTHORIZE the Auditor-Controller to pay $12,540 outstanding balance for cardiology services provided at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center and Contra Costa Health Centers during the period July 1through December 31, 2005. (Enterprise I: 12.3% County, 87.7% Patient/Third Party Revenues) (All Districts)

 

C.57       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Child Support Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Policy Studies, Inc. (PSI), in the amount of $340,000 for auditing of duplicate case transfers for the period February 15 to June 30, 2006. (100% State Funds) (All Districts)

 

C.58       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Child Support Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Public Consulting Group in the amount of $100,000 for medical support enforcement services for the period February 1 to June 30, 2006. (100% State Funds) (All Districts)

 

C.59       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with California Consulting in an amount not to exceed $49,500 to provide facilitation and design services in the development of a State-Mandated System Improvement Plan for the period February 7 through June 30, 2006. (Budgeted: 100% State) (All Districts)

 

C.60       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the County Counsel to execute a contract with Michael Blasinski in an amount not to exceed $46,570 for professional paralegal services, for the period March 1, 2006, through February 28, 2007. (General Liability Trust Fund) (All Districts)

 

C.61    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Martinez Early Childhood Center, effective January 1, 2006, to increase the payment limit by $4,800 to a new payment limit of $100,800 with no change in the term of July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2006, to provide preschool services to an additional four children for the period January 1 through June 30, 2006. (Budgeted, No net County cost) (District II)

 

Other Actions

 

C.62    ACCEPT 2005 Annual Report from In-Home Support Services Public Authority, as recommended by the County Administrator. (All Districts)

 

C.63    AUTHORIZE discharge from accountability for Health Services Department accounts in the amount of $11,382,961.35 which are not collectible due to death of debtor, expiration of the statute, debt discharged in bankruptcy, excessive cost of recovery or the debtor no longer resides in the state, as recommended by the County Administrator.  (All Districts)

 

C.64    ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/62 authorizing the issuance of tax-exempt bonds in an amount not to exceed $6,000,000 for construction of the Gateway Apartments in Pittsburg, and actions related thereto, as recommended by the Community Development Director.  (No net County cost) (District V)

 

C.65    ACCEPT monthly update on the operations of the Community Services Department, as recommended by the County Administrator. (All Districts)

 

C.66    CORRECT BOARD ACTION of April 5, 2005 (C.115) to approve and authorize the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to modify the stipends to foster parents, birth parents, and/or foster and emancipated youth from an amount up to $15 per attendance to an amount up to $15 per hour at workshops, focus groups, and/or meetings that support the development of the Family-to-Family System of Care, not to exceed the total of $15,000 for all stipends for the term April 5, 2005 through March 4, 2006. (Family-to-Family System of Care Grant, 100% Federal) (All Districts)

 

C.67    EXTEND the Knightsen Town Advisory Council Charter by 6 months to June 30, 2006, while the District III Supervisor’s office engages in a county-wide Municipal Advisory Council review, as recommended by Supervisor Piepho. (District III)

 

C.68       ACCEPT the 2005 Annual Report from the Advisory Council Against Domestic Violence, and APPROVE the recommended operating budget contained in the annual report, as recommended by the Family and Human Services Committee. (No net County cost) (All Districts)

 

C.69       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to revise the In Home Support Services Public Authority rate for Contra Costa County from $12.27 to $12.67 per hour effective March 1, 2006. (14% County, 86% State/Federal) (All Districts)

 

C.70    CONTINUE the emergency action originally taken by the Board on January 4, 2006 related to storm damage as recommended by the Sheriff-Coroner, Emergency Services Division. (All Districts)

 

Redevelopment Agency

 

C.73    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Redevelopment Director to execute a Purchase and Sale Agreement in the amount of $1,575,200 for property located at 223 Parker Avenue, Rodeo (related to the Rodeo Town Square project); ACCEPT the Grant Deed from Ming Shun Eng, Donald Eng, Paul Chong, Lai King Chong and David Chong; and DETERMINE that the acquisition of the property is exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act pursuant to Section 15061(b)(3) of the CEQA Guidelines.  (Budgeted, Redevelopment Funds)  (District II)

 

 

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 14, 2006, 9:00 a.m. and thereafter

 

Board Chambers Room 107 and Room 101

Administration Building,

651 Pine Street, Martinez, California

 

A.         CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATORS

 

1.         Agency Negotiators: David Mackowiak and Keith Fleming.

 

Employee Organizations: Contra Costa County Employees’ Assn., Local No. 1; Am. Fed., State, County, & Mun. Empl., Locals 512 and 2700; Calif. Nurses Assn.; Service Empl. Int’l Union, Local 535; District Attorney’s Investigators Assn.; Deputy Sheriffs Assn.; United Prof. Firefighters, Local 1230; Physicians’ & Dentists’ Org. of Contra Costa; Western Council of Engineers; United Chief Officers Assn.; Service Empl. Int’l Union Health Care Workers, Local No. 250, and East County Firefighters’ Assn.

 

2.         Agency Negotiators:  Lori Gentles and John Sweeten.

 

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.      County of Contra Costa v. Arntz Builders, Inc., et al. (Consolidated), Alameda County Superior Court No. RG 05197197 

2.      Guy O’Connor v. Contra Costa County, W.C.A.B. No. WCK 47020

3.            2.25% Grievances by Various Employee Organizations 

 

  1. CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL--ANTICIPATED LITIGATION  Significant exposure to litigation pursuant to Gov. Code, § 54956.9(b):  One potential case. 

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  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

02-06-06

02-06-06

   9:00 a.m.

  10:30 a.m.

See above

See above

Finance Committee

02-02-06

  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

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