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CALENDAR FOR THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

CONTRA COSTA COUNTY

AND FOR

 

SPECIAL DISTRICTS, AGENCIES, AND

AUTHORITIES GOVERNED BY THE BOARD

 

BOARD CHAMBERS ROOM 107, ADMINISTRATION BUILDING, 651 PINE STREET

MARTINEZ, CALIFORNIA 94553-1229

 

JOHN GIOIA, CHAIR, 1st DISTRICT

GAYLE B. UILKEMA, 2nd DISTRICT

MARY N. PIEPHO, 3rd DISTRICT

MARK DeSAULNIER, 4th DISTRICT

FEDERAL D. GLOVER, 5th DISTRICT

 

JOHN SWEETEN. CLERK OF THE BOARD AND COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR (925) 335-1900

 

The Board of Supervisors respects your time, and every attempt is made to accurately estimate when an item may be heard by the Board.  All times specified for items on the Board of Supervisors agenda are approximate.  Items may be heard later than indicated depending on the business of the day.  Your patience is appreciated.

 

 

TUESDAY

FEBRUARY 28, 2006

Supervisor Gayle B. Uilkema, District II absent all day

 

9:00 A.M.                Convene and announce adjournment to Closed Session, Room 101.  CLOSED SESSION: The Board of Supervisors voted to appoint Mr. Rudy Tamayo as Executive Director of the Housing Authority of the County of Contra Costa.  The vote was unanimous, with Supervisor Uilkema absent.

 

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

 

Inspirational Thought- “The world’s people all share the earnest aspiration to have peace, stability, justice, and cooperation.” ~ Tran Duc Loung

 

CONSIDER  CONSENT  ITEMS  Items removed from this section will be considered with the Short Discussion Items. Approved as listed except as noted:  C.12, C.21, C.83

                     

HOUSING AUTHORITY CONSENT ITEMS   Approved as listed .

 

HA.1   AWARD and AUTHORIZE the Acting Housing Authority Executive Director to execute a contract with Freitas Landscaping in the amount of $130,068 for landscaping services at all Housing Authority properties throughout Contra Costa County for the Low Income Public Housing developments for the period January 1 through December 31, 2007, with an option to extend the term up to two additional years with a payment limit escalator of 2.5% per annum. (100% U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development) (All Districts)

 

HA.2   APPROVE Hold Harmless Agreement, which provides for release to Developers Surety and Indemnity Co. of $39,964.04 in contract retention for the Central County Homeless Shelter project, and AUTHORIZE the Acting Director or his designee to execute the agreement.  (District IV)

 

9:35 A.M.             

 

PRESENTATIONS  Approved as listed.

 

PR.1       PRESENTATION to adopt Resolution No. 2006/78 proclaiming February 28, 2006 as “Spay Day USA” in Contra Costa County.  (Glenn Howell, Animal Services Director)  (All Districts)

 

PR.2  PRESENTATION to adopt Resolution No. 2006/85 recognizing County Administrator John Sweeten for five years of dedicated service to Contra Costa County and congratulating him on his upcoming retirement.  (Supervisor Gioia) (All Districts)

 

9:45 A.M.             

 

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

 

SD.1    CONSIDER any Consent Items previously removed.

 

SD.2       CONSIDER accepting report from NewPoint Group dated January 31, 2006 regarding review of the Base Year Rate Application submitted by Crockett Garbage Service and approving a solid waste collection rate increase of 6.74% effective March 8, 2006 for customers in the unincorporated areas served by Crockett Garbage Service under the County Franchise Agreement.  (Deidra Dingman, Community Development Department)  (District II)

 

SD.3    CONSIDER approving recommendation for selection of the Byron-North site as the eBART (Bay Area Rapid Transit Extension) station location for the Byron/Discovery Bay area, as recommended by the Transportation Water and Infrastructure Committee.  (Patrick Roche, Community Development Department)  (District III)

APPROVED recommendation for selection of the Byron-North site as the eBART (Bay Area Rapid Transit Extension) station location for the Byron/Discovery Bay area, as recommended by the    Transportation Water and Infrastructure Committee. 

 

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

 

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

 

Rollie Katz, Business Manager, PEU, Local 1, questioned the salary increase of the newly appointed Housing Authority Director.

 

            The following persons submitted comments via the County’s internet e-mail:

 

Kyle wrote regarding he feels the time the police spend chasing kids at skate parks could be better spent finding ways to allow kids to ride their bikes at skate parks.

Stacie Kolinsky-Fernandez wrote expressing her difficulties dealing with the County’s foster care system.

Jeff Bennett wrote to thank the Board of Supervisors and all else who support the Contra Costa Library System for providing such a great service to the community.

 

D.2      CONSIDER accepting report on new accounting requirements for retiree healthcare and other post-employment benefits (OPEB); approving and authorizing the County Administrator, or designee, to execute a contract with Buck Consultants, LLC, in an amount not to exceed $59,000 for actuarial analysis related to compliance with new accounting requirements and management of the County's OPEB liability for the period January 15, 2006 through June 30, 2007; and approving related appropriations and revenue adjustments.  (Jason Crapo, County Administrator's Office) (All Districts)

ACCEPTED report on new accounting standards for retiree healthcare and other post-employment benefits (OPEB) described in Government Accounting and Standards Board (GASB) Statement No. 45, “Accounting and Financial Reporting by Employers for Post employment Benefits Other Than Pensions;” APPROVED and AUTHORIZED the County Administrator, or designee to execute a contract with Buck Consultants, LLC, in an amount not to exceed $59,000 for actuarial analysis related to compliance with the requirements of GASB 45 and management of the County’s OPEB liability; APPROVED and AUTHORIZED Appropriation Adjustment No. 5081 transferring appropriations in the amount of $59,000 from Benefits Administration (Budget Unit 0035) to the County Administrator (Budget Unit 0003) for actuarial services related to GASB 45 compliance; and REFERRED the issue of OPEB liability to the Finance Committee for future progress reports and development of recommendations for ongoing management of the County’s OPEB liability.

 

D.3      RECEIVE oral report on status of planning for a new Regional Public Safety Radio System. (Scott Tandy, County Administrator's Office) (All Districts)

HEARD oral report on status of planning for a new Regional Public Safety Radio System

 

D.4         CONSIDER approving recommendations from the Internal Operations Committee on the internet-based automation of the County's business outreach program.  (Supervisor Uilkema) (All Districts)

APPROVED and DIRECTED the General Services Director, under the oversight of the County Administrator’s Office, to implement e-Outreach for the purchase of commodities and routine services (as defined by the Purchasing Agent) over $10,000; APPROVED and AUTHORIZED the General Services Director, or designee, to execute a service agreement with RFP Depot to provide an Internet-based platform to implement the e-Outreach process; DIRECTED that transactions identified by departments as Small Business Enterprise (SBE) Program  transactions shall be advertised by General Services (GSD) Purchasing as available only for County-certified SBEs; DIRECTED that County departments may conduct outreach on individual purchasing transactions of $10,000 or less using the e-Outreach process or independently, at their own discretion; ADOPTED revisions to the Purchasing Outreach Program in Attachment 2 of the Board Order; DIRECTED General Services Department Purchasing to send notification letters to all vendors in its vendor database and in the County’s SBE and Outreach vendor databases to inform them that bids for purchasing transactions will be conducted through the e-Outreach process to County departmental staff and interested vendors; and DIRECTED the County Administrator’s Office and General Services Department to report to the Internal Operations Committee in six months on the status of the program.

 

12:00 P.M.

Annual Board Luncheon with the Superior Court Bench

At the Justice Wakefield Taylor Courthouse

725 Court Street, Martinez

1:30 P.M.

 

D.5         CONSIDER declaring intent to adopt amendments to Ordinance Code Chapter 450-8 on Industrial Safety as recommended by the Health Services Director, and DIRECT staff to prepare an ordinance for Board consideration.  (Patrick Roche, Community Development Department; Randy Sawyer, Health Services Department)  (All Districts)  (15 minutes)

CONTINUED to March 14, 2006 the declaration of intent to adopt amendments to Ordinance Code Chapter 450-8 on Industrial Safety as recommended by the Health Services Director, and directing staff to prepare an ordinance for Board consideration.

 

 

Closed Session, Room 101

 

Adjourn to Mayors Conference Meeting

March 2, 2006

Oakhurst Country Club,1001 Peacock Creek Drive, Clayton CA 94517

6:30 pm

 

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. 2006/90 ratifying prior decision of the Public Works Director to fully close a portion of 2nd Avenue on February 25, 2006 from 10:00 a.m. through 6:00 p.m., for the purpose of the 4th Annual Crockett Mardi Gras, Crockett area, as requested by the Public Works Director. (District II)

 

C.2          APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or  designee, to execute a contract with the State of California in the amount of $22,355 to provide roadside herbicide applications along public roads within Mount Diablo State Park, and indemnify the State of California, effective February 28, 2006 through June 30, 2007,  Mount Diablo area. (State Funds) (District III)

 

C.3          ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/91 approving the vacation of an excess portion of Highland Boulevard not required for street or highway purposes, determining that the activity is not subject to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to Article 5, Section 15061 (b) (3) of the CEQA guidelines, and declaring that the proposed area is ordered vacated, Kensington area. (No fiscal impact) (District I)

 

C.4          ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/92 approving the termination of an offer of dedication of an easement identified as Parcel K, being a portion of Subdivision 7562 in Oakley, declaring that the offer of dedication is terminated and the County’s right to accept the offer is abandoned, Oakley area. (No fiscal impact) (District V)

 

C.5          ADOPT Traffic Resolution No. 2005/4159 to limit parking to two hours between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m., (Sundays and holidays excepted) on the east side of Colusa Avenue, starting at a point 12 feet south of the centerline of Oak View Avenue and extending south for 30 feet, Kensington area, as recommend by the Public Works Director. (District I)

 

Engineering Services

 

C.6          MS 04-00019: ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/93 approving the parcel map for project being developed by Raymond and Karen Shaffer, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Knightsen area. (District III)

 

C.7          RA 00-01105: ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/94 approving the second extension of the subdivision (right-of-way landscape) agreement for project being developed by Shapell Industries of Northern California as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.8          RA 00-01109:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/95 accepting completion of warranty period and release of cash deposit under the road improvement agreement for project being developed by Hofmann Land Development, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Discovery Bay area. (District III)

 

C.9          RA 01-01117:      ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/96 approving the second extension of the subdivision (right-of-way landscape) agreement for project being developed by Shapell Industries of Northern California as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.10       RA 01-01122:      ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/97 approving the second extension of the road improvement agreement for project being developed by Shapell Industries of Northern California, a Division of Shapell Industries, a Delaware Corp., as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.11       SD 91-07575:      ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/98 approving the second extension of the road improvement agreement for Norris Canyon Trail Crossing for project being developed by Toll Brothers, Inc., as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon area. (District III)

 

C.12       SD 98-08254:      ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/99 accepting completion of warranty period and release of cash deposit for faithful performance (right-of-way landscaping) for project being developed by Shapell Industries of Northern California, as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

RELISTED to March 7, 2006 to consider adoption of Resolution No. 2006/99 SD 98-08254 accepting completion of warranty period and release of cash deposit for faithful performance (right-of-way landscaping) for project being developed by Shapell Industries of Northern California, as recommended by the Public Works Director

 

C.13       SD 01-08531:      ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/100 accepting completion of warranty period and release of cash deposit for faithful performance of landscaping improvements (Maybeck Park) for project being developed by Janin Associates, Inc., as recommended by the Public Works Director, Clyde area. (District IV)

 

Special Districts & County Airports

 

C.14      ADOPT the previously certified City of Brentwood Mitigated Negative Declaration for the Sterling Preserve III subdivision for the purpose of issuing Flood Control Permit 618-05 and conducting real property transactions in compliance with the California Environmental Quality Act, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Brentwood area. (District III)

 

C.15      CONTINUE to March 21, 2006, the exchange of County-owned property identified as Assessor’s Parcel No. 243-231-014, located at 3490 Golden Gate Way, Lafayette, with the Lafayette Redevelopment Agency for $1,300,000 and the real property located at 3780 Mt. Diablo Blvd., Lafayette, and the conveyance of real property identified as Assessor’s Parcel No. 184-060-013, located at 1250 Locust St., Walnut Creek, to the Walnut Creek Redevelopment Agency for $2,800,000, Lafayette and Walnut Creek areas. [CP # 05-26] (Revenue: General Fund) (Districts II and III)

 

C.16    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Margaret Fong, effective February 28, 2006, to increase the payment limit by $31,700 to a new payment limit of $98,300 and extend the term from February 28 to August 31, 2006 to provide community programming and support services for County Service Area M-17, MonTara Bay Community Center, and the Public Works Department. (20% MonTara Bay Community Center and 80% other County Service Areas)   (All Districts)

 

C.17       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Francisco & Associates, Inc., effective February 28, 2006, to increase the payment limit by $41,410 to a new payment limit of $176,310 and extend the term from February 28, 2006 to February 28, 2007 to provide assessment engineering services for the Countywide Landscape Program, Assessment District No. 1979-3 (LL-2), including annual renewal services and formation of new sub zones and districts in addition to Proposition 218 election services, Countywide. (Various Landscape Zone Funds) (All Districts)

 

C.18         APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a 40-year lease with Pacific States Aviation in the amount of $5,366 per month for a Buchanan Field Airport Development Project, and CONSENT to an assignment of the long-term lease to the purchaser of Pacific States Aviation, Pacheco area. (District IV)

 

C.19         APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Fire Chief, Crockett-Carquinez Fire Protection District, or designee, to apply for and accept Federal Emergency Management Administration grant funding in the amount of $120,110 for equipment purchases. (5% Match with other grant funds) (All Districts)

 

C.20         CONTINUE the emergency action taken by the Board of Supervisors on January 24, 2006 regarding electrical repairs on the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District Communication Center’s uninterruptible power supply, as recommended by the Fire Chief. (All Districts)

 

Claims, Collections & Litigation

 

C.21       DENY Claims for Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance Group for: Toyota Tsusho America, Inc.; Justin Moore; Kenneth Stine; Transbay Fire Protection, Inc./Transbay Fire Prevention Systems, Inc.; Steven F. Duckett; Gregory Clouthier and Ann Clouthier; F. G. Hernandez; Mountain Cascade, Inc.;  Late Claims filed by Brentwood Rod and Gun Club; Transbay Fire Prevention Systems, Inc.; and  Mountain Cascade, Inc., and amended claim filed by Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance Group. (All Districts)

RELISTED to March 7, 2006 to consider denying Claims Transbay Fire Protection, Inc./Transbay Fire Prevention Systems, Inc.

 

C.22    RECEIVE report concerning the final settlement of Guy O’Connor vs. Contra Costa County and AUTHORIZE payment from the Worker’s Compensation Trust fund in the amount of $160,000, less permanent disability advances, as recommended by the County Administrator’s Office. (All Districts)

 

C.23    AUTHORIZE and DIRECT the County Counsel to initiate legal action to recover monies totaling $242,939 owed to the County for outstanding debts and costs of suit to specified parties, as recommended by the County Administrator. (All Districts)

 
Hearing Dates

 

C.24         FIX March 21, 2006, for a public hearing to consider a report regarding the Sidewalk Hazard Abatement Program and DIRECT the Public Works Department to publish required notices pursuant to California Streets and Highways Code, Chapter 22, “Maintenance of Sidewalks,” Countywide. (All Districts)

 

Honors & Proclamations

 

C.25    ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/79 honoring San Pablo Police Chief Doug Krathwohl upon the occasion of his retirement, as recommended by Supervisor Gioia. (District I)

 

C.26    ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/82 honoring The Mechanics Bank for being named the San Pablo Chamber of Commerce 2005 Business of the Year, as recommended by Supervisor Gioia. (District I)

 

C.27    ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/81 honoring John Crabtree for being named the San Pablo Chamber of Commerce 2005 Citizen of the Year, as recommended by Supervisor Gioia. (District I)

 

C.28    ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/83 honoring Sean Heron for his dedication to working with communities in Alameda and Contra Costa counties to preserve, protect, and expand affordable housing opportunities through education and advocacy, as recommended by Supervisor Gioia. (Districts I and III)

 

Ordinances

 

C.29       ADOPT Ordinance No. 2006-05, introduced February 14, 2006, 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 provision, as recommended by Supervisor Gioia. (All Districts)

 

Appointments & Resignations

 

C.30    DECLARE vacant the Business seat on the North Richmond Municipal Advisory Council held by William Terry due to his resignation, and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy, as recommended by Supervisor Gioia. (District I)

 

C.31    APPOINT Nancy J. Flood to the Trustee 1 Seat of the Alamo-Lafayette Cemetery District Board of Directors for a four year term with an expiration date of February 28, 2010, as recommended by Supervisor Uilkema. (District II)

 

C.32       DECLARE vacant the C 1 Ambulance Providers Alternate (Contra Costa Contract) seat on the Emergency Medical Care Committee and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy, as recommended by the Emergency Medical Care Committee.  (All Districts)

 

C.33    RE-APPOINT Supervisor Gayle B. Uilkema and Supervisor Federal D. Glover to the Local Agency Formation Commission, as recommended by Supervisor Gioia. (All Districts)

 

C.34       RE-APPOINT Phillip Day to the Byron Representative seat on the East County Planning Commission, as recommended by Supervisor Piepho. (District III)

 

C.35       APPOINT John Edward Angell to the Appointee 5 Seat of the County Service Area P-1 Citizens Advisory Committee for a term with an expiration date of December 31, 2006, as recommended by Supervisor Uilkema. (District II)

 

C.36       APPOINT James Hardcastle to the Appointee 5 eat of the County Service Area R-10 Citizens Advisory Committee for a term with an expiration date of June 30, 2007, as recommended by Supervisor Uilkema. (District II)

 

Appropriation Adjustments  - 2005/2006 FY

 

C.37    Public Works-Road Development Bishop Ranch Funds (139100):   AUTHORIZE Auditor-Controller to release $258,757 from Designation Reserve Road Development Bishop Ranch (139100) for transfer to the City of San Ramon; APPROVE and AUTHORIZE Appropriations and Revenue Adjustment No. 5079 to increase revenue in the amount of $259,650 from designation reserve funds and earnings on investment and appropriating it for road development at Bishop Ranch, San Ramon area. (District III)

 

Intergovernmental Relations

 

C.38    SUPPORT Senate Bill 148 (Scott), which would, until January 1, 2010, prohibit the issuance of alcoholic beverage retail licenses to premises that are restricted from the sale of alcoholic beverages under a local zoning ordinance, as recommended by Supervisor Gioia. (All Districts)

 

C.39    SUPPORT Senate Bill 362 (Torlakson), which would create a physical education professional development program, decrease high school physical education exemptions, and help students pass fitness testing, as recommended by Supervisor Gioia. (All Districts)

 

Personnel Actions

 

C.40    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20039 to cancel one Clerk-Senior Level position and add one Account Clerk-Advanced Level position, add one Library Aide-Exempt position, and one Clerical Supervisor position in the Library. (No impact on the General Fund) (All Districts)

 

C.41    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 19973 to cancel the specified list of positions no longer needed in the Community Services Department. (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.42    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute contract with First 5 Contra Costa Children and Families Commission to pay the County an amount not to exceed $689,655 to continue to provide residential substance abuse services to pregnant and/or parenting women and their children for the period October 1, 2005 through June 30, 2006.  (No County match)  (All Districts)

 

C.43    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the County Librarian to apply for and accept Philanthropic Ventures Foundation grant funds in the amount of $500, for the 2006 Teen Reading Program. (No County match) (All Districts)

 

C.44    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with the State Department of Health Services, Health Resources and Services Administration to pay the County an amount not to exceed $741,028 for the Emergency Medical Services National Bioterrorism Hospital Preparedness Program for the period September 1, 2005 through August 31, 2006.  (No County match)  (All Districts)

 

C.45    CORRECT Board action of August 9, 2005 (item C.60), authorizing the Health Services Director to execute contract amendments with the State of California Managed Risk Medical Insurance Board to additionally assign and transfer from the Contra Costa Health Plan to the Contra Costa Health Plan-Community Plan all duties, responsibilities, rights, and interests in the contract for major risk medical insurance, and release the Contra Costa Health Plan from all obligations and liabilities that accrue under the contract on or after July 1, 2005.  (No County match)  (All Districts)

 

C.46    CORRECT Board action of August 9, 2005 (item C.59), authorizing the Health Services Director to execute contract amendments with the State of California Managed Risk Medical Insurance Board to additionally assign and transfer from the Contra Costa Health Plan to the Contra Costa Health Plan-Community Plan all duties, responsibilities, rights, and interests in the contract related to the Access for Infants & Mothers Program, and release the Contra Costa Health Plan from all obligations and liabilities that accrue under the contract on or after July 1, 2005.  (No County match)  (All Districts)

 

C.47    CORRECT Board action of July 26, 2005 (item C.35), authorizing the Health Services Director to execute a contract and amendment with the State of California Managed Risk Medical Insurance Board, to additionally assign and transfer from the Contra Costa Health Plan to the Contra Costa Health Plan-Community Plan all duties, responsibilities, rights, and interests in the contract for the Healthy Families Program, and release the Contra Costa Health Plan from all obligations and liabilities that accrue under the contract on or after July 1, 2005.  (No County match)  (All Districts)

 

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

 

C.48    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with TierMed Systems, LLC, in an amount not to exceed $55,000 to provide Health Plan Employers Date Information Set software for the period November 1, 2005 through October 31, 2006.  (Budgeted, Enterprise II: 4.7% County, 95.3% Health Plan Member Premiums)  (All Districts)

 

C.49       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with RBF Consulting, effective December 1, 2005, to extend the term through March 1, 2007 for ongoing Dougherty Valley Special Drainage Review Services, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (Developer Fees) (District III)

 

C.50       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Sheriff-Coroner, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Thomas Gill, effective December 1, 2005, to increase payment limit by $1,064 to a new payment limit of $42,664 for additional expenses incurred as part of Weapons of Mass Destruction Training. (100% Homeland Security Grant Funds) (All Districts)

 

C.51       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Fire Chief, East Contra Costa Fire Protection District, to execute a contract amendment with CityGate Associates, LLC, to extend the term through April 30, 2006 with no change in payment limit for the development of a fire services and emergency medical services master plan. (No fiscal impact) (Districts III & IV)

 

C.52       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to issue a Request for Proposals, in an amount not to exceed $512,220 to provide services in support of the Promoting Safe and Stable Families Program for the period July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007. (Budgeted: 100% Federal) (All Districts)

 

C.53    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Department, or designee, to issue a Request for Proposal in the amount of $600,000 for operation of three Children and Family Services Receiving Centers for the period July 1, 2006 to June 30, 2007. (Budgeted: 20% County, 70% State Child Welfare Services Allocation, 10% Federal Adoption Resource Centers) (All Districts)

 

C.54    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute contracts with the following agencies, to provide mental health services for non Medi-Cal eligible clients, as well as authorize federally required services that are not covered by Medi-Cal for the Medi-Cal eligible clients for the period March 1, 2006 through February 28, 2008. (Budgeted, 100% County Funds) (All Districts)

 

                Agencies                                                                                              Payment Limits

                Family Institute                                                                                 $80,000

                Family Stress Center                                                                       $80,000

                Touchstone Counseling                                                                 $80,000                                                

            West Coast Children’s Clinics and Center                   $80,000

                Total Amount:                                                                                   $320,000

 

C.55    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Patricia Zavanelli in an amount not to exceed $61,500 to provide management services for the Automatic Call Distribution Center for the period April 1, through September 30, 2006. (Budgeted: 50% State; 50% Federal) (All Districts)

 

C.56    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Building Inspection Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Omar Noorzad, effective March 1, 2006, to increase the payment limit by $50,000 to a new payment limit of $74,500 and to extend the term from October 31, 2006 to February 28, 2007 to provide additional building inspection services.  (Budgeted, 100% Contract City revenues)  (All Districts)

 

C.57       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Building Inspection Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Stephen Pouliot, effective March 1, 2006, to increase the payment limit by $50,000 to a new payment limit of $74,500 and to extend the term from October 31, 2006 to February 28, 2007 to provide additional building inspection services.  (Budgeted, 100% Contract City revenues)  (All Districts)

 

C.58       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Building Inspection Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Lou Xiao, effective March 1, 2006, to increase the payment limit by $90,000 to a new payment limit of $114,500 to provide additional plan review services, with no change in the term of November 14, 2005 through November 13, 2006.  (Budgeted, 100% Plan review fees)  (All Districts)

 

C.59       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Building Inspection Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Azizullah Hasani, effective March 1, 2006, to increase the payment limit by $50,000 to a new payment limit of $74,500 and to extend the term from May 31, 2006 to May 31, 2007 to provide additional scan and data verification services.  (Budgeted, Contract City revenues)  (All Districts)

 

C.60       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Development Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Moore Iacofano Goltsman, Inc., effective March 1, 2006, to extend the term from March 31 to August 31, 2006 with no change in the payment limit of $50,000 to continue to provide services to develop a shortcut path for Pleasant Hill Bay Area Rapid Transit District.  (Redevelopment Agency funds, Specific Plan fees, Metropolitan Transportation Commission Transportation for Livable Communities Grant)  (District IV)

 

C.61    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Pittsburg Pre-School and Community Council, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $36,352 to continue to provide support services to County residents diagnosed with Human Immunodeficiency Virus for the period March 1 through June 30, 2006.  (Budgeted, 100% Federal Ryan White CARE Act)  (All Districts)

 

C.62    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Desarrollo Familiar, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $54,392 to continue to provide support services to West Contra Costa County residents with Human Immunodeficiency Virus for the period March 1 through June 30, 2006.  (Budgeted, 100% Federal Ryan White CARE Act)  (Districts I and II)

 

C.63    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Oakland, Inc. (dba Catholic Charities of the East Bay), 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 Housing and Urban Development)  (All Districts)

 

C.64    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Diablo Valley AIDS Center, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $48,557 to continue to provide coordination of food services for persons with Human Immunodeficiency Virus and their families for the period March 1 through June 30, 2006.  (Budgeted, 100% Federal Ryan White CARE Act) (All Districts)

 

C.65    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with New Connections, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $139,044 to continue to provide substance abuse related services to County residents with Human Immunodeficiency Virus for the period March 1 through June 30, 2006.  (Budgeted, 100% Federal Ryan White Care Act) (All Districts)

 

C.66    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with RoMax Development, LTD, in an amount not to exceed $105,000 to continue to provide consultation and technical assistance with the Computer Output Laser Disc Onbase System used to store and retrieve patient accounting and financial information for the period March 1, 2006 through February 28, 2007.  (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 12.3% County, 87.7% Patient/Third Party Revenues) (All Districts)

 

C.67       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute contracts to continue to provide surge capacity response to Bioterrorism and other health emergencies for the period September 1, 2005 through August 31, 2006. (Budgeted, 100% Federal Health Resources and Services Administration)  (All Districts)

 

                Contractor                                                                                                                 Contract Limit

                Brookside Community Health Center, Inc.                                                         $61,250

                La Clinica de la Raza-Frutivale Health Project, Inc.                                           $82,505

                Planned Parenthood-Shasta Diablo, Inc.                                                            $72,785

                Community Clinic Consortium of Contra Costa, Inc.                                       $26,000   

 

C.68       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Debra J. DenHerder, M.D., in an amount not to exceed $200,531 to continue to provide child and adolescent psychiatric services at the East County Mental Health Outpatient Clinic for the period March 1, 2006 through February 28, 2007.  (Budgeted, 50% Federal Medi-Cal, 45% State Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment, 5% Mental Health Realignment)  (All Districts)

 

C.69       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Ujima Family Recovery Services, Inc., effective October 1, 2005, to increase the payment limit by $44,121 to a new payment limit of $408,083 to provide an additional level of residential substance abuse treatment services to pregnant and/or parenting women and their children, including continuing care services to women at Rosemary Corbin House, with no change in the term of October 1, 2005 through June 30, 2006.  (Budgeted, 100% State Proposition 10) (All Districts)

 

C.70    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Contra Costa Association for Retarded Citizens, Inc., effective January 1, 2006, to increase the payment limit by $5,150 to a new payment limit of $338,483 to provide additional wrap-around, day treatment and mental health services to high risk, delayed, or emotionally disturbed children at the Lynn Center, with no change in the term of July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2006.  (Budgeted, 25% Federal Medi-Cal, 25% State Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment, 50% Proposition 10)  (All Districts)

 

C.71    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with We Care Services for Children, Inc., effective January 1, 2006, to decrease the payment limit by $3,515 to a new payment limit of $928,441 to reflect a decrease in utilization of services, with no change in the term of July 1, 2004 to June 30, 2006, and no change in the automatic extension through December 31, 2006 in an amount not to exceed $232,989.  (Budgeted, 32% Federal Medi-Cal, 32% State Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment, 36% Proposition 10)  (All Districts)

 

C.72       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Neelam Sachdev, M.D., in an amount not to exceed $48,048 to continue to provide professional psychiatric services at the East County Mental Health Clinic for the period November 1, 2005 through October 31, 2006.  (Budgeted, 100% Mental Health Realignment, offset Third Party Revenue)  (All Districts)

 

C.73    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with REACH Project, Inc., effective September 15, 2005, to increase the payment limit by $372,532 to a new payment limit of $819,088 to provide additional drug abuse prevention and treatment services including drug Medi-Cal treatment services, with no change in the term of July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2006.  (Budgeted, 71% Federal Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment and Prevention Set-Aside, 29% State Drug Medi-Cal) (All Districts)

 

C.74    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Family Stress Center, Inc., effective October 1, 2005, to increase the payment limit by $27,511 to a new payment limit of $115,635 to provide an additional level of early intervention mental health services, including continuing care services to women and children at Rosemary Corbin House, and to decrease the term from October 31 to June 30, 2006.  (Budgeted, 100% State Proposition 10)  (All Districts)

 

C.75    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Davis Wright Tremaine, LLP, in an amount not to exceed $20,000 to provide legal services to negotiate and draft a software license agreement and other related agreements for the period February 1 through August 30, 2006; WAIVE actual conflict and all future potential conflicts of interest; and DIRECT the Health Services Director to notify the Board of Supervisors of any future conflicts of interest.  (Budgeted, 100% Mental Health Realignment) (All Districts)

 

C.76    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Phoenix Programs, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $471,715 to provide housing assistance services for the County Homeless Program for the period February 1 through September 30, 2006.  (Budgeted, 100% Federal McKinney-Vento Grant)  (All Districts)

 

C.77    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, to execute a contract with Terry Kupers, M.D., in an amount not to exceed $38,400 to provide consultation and training on forensic psychiatry to the Main Detention Facility Mental Health Unit for the period February 1, 2006 through January 31, 2007.   (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 12.3% County, 87.7% Patient/Third Party Revenues) (All Districts)

 

C.78    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, to execute a contract with Per Diem Staffing Systems, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $120,000 to provide respiratory therapist registry services at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center and Contra Costa Health Centers for the period February 1, 2006 through January 31, 2007.  (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 12.3% County, 87.7% Patient/Third Party Revenues) (All Districts)

 

C.79    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, to execute a contract with California Nurses Foundation, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $40,000 to provide consultation and technical assistance with implementation of the Nurse Mentor and Nurse Preceptor Program at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center and Contra Costa Health Centers for the period January 1 through December 31, 2006.  (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 12.3% County, 87.7% Patient/Third Party revenues) (All Districts)

 

C.80    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, to execute a contract with Beverly Jacobs, PHN, in an amount not to exceed $94,386 to continue to provide consultation and technical assistance with the Local Initiative and other Contra Costa Health Plan programs for the period February 1, 2006 through January 31, 2007.   (Budgeted, Enterprise II: 4.7% County, 95.3% Health Plan member premiums)  (All Districts)

 

C.81    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Compass Marketing, LLC, in an amount not to exceed $95,000 to continue to provide professional printing and report writing services for the Contra Costa Health Plan for the period March 1, 2006 through February 28, 2007.  (Budgeted, Enterprise II: 4.7% County, 95.3% Health Plan Member Premiums)  (All Districts)

 

C.82    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Judith A. Louro in an amount not to exceed $113,898 to provide professional consultation, technical assistance, and oversight of the Contra Costa Health Plan Marketing and Members Services Unit for the period March 1, 2006 through February 28, 2007.  (Budgeted, Enterprise II: 4.7% County, 95.3% Health Plan Member Premiums)  (All Districts)

 

C.83       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with TierMed Systems, LLC in an amount not to exceed $55,000 to provide Health Plan Employers Data Information Set (HEDIS) software for the period November 1, 2005 through October 31, 2006.  (Budgeted, Enterprise II: 4.7% County, 95.3% Health Plan Member Premiums)  (All Districts)

REMOVED as this item is a duplicate of Consent Item C. 48 to consider approval and authorize the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with TierMed Systems, LLC in an amount not to exceed $55,000 to provide Health Plan Employers Data Information Set (HEDIS) software for the period November 1, 2005 through October 31, 2006. 

 

C.84       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the County Administrator, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with the City of Walnut Creek to increase the payment limit by $10,000 to a new payment limit of $116,157 for Miller and Van Eaton, L.L.P. to provide additional services for informal negotiations with Comcast for the renewal of its cable television licenses; and to extend the term from December 30, 2005 through June 30, 2006. (100% Cable Franchise Fees) (All Districts)

 

Other Actions

 

C.85    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.86    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to pay stipends to foster parents, birth parents, foster youth and emancipated foster youth at a rate of $15 per hour in a total amount not to exceed $30,000 for all stipends, to attend workshops, focus groups, and meetings for the period March 5, 2005 through September 30, 2007. (Family-to-Family System of Care Grant, 100% Federal) (All Districts)

 

C.87       APPROVE an amendment to the Fiscal Year 2005/2006 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Action Plan to increase the percentage of CDBG entitlement grant and CDBG program income allocated to program administration; and APPROVE an increase in the percentage of CDBG entitlement grant allocated to program administration in fiscal year 2006/2007 and thereafter, and change the Board of Supervisors policy adopted in 1993 to conform to the allocation percentages as recommended by the Community Development Director.  (All Districts)

 

C.88    AUTHORIZE the Auditor-Controller to transfer $133,000 from the Park Dedication Trust Fund accounts to the Public Works Department to finance the Rodeo Creek Bridge Removal and Replacement Project; and AUTHORIZE the Auditor-Controller to waive overdraft charges accrued to date, as recommended by the Community Development Director.  (District II)

 

C.89       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute an Unpaid Student Training Agreement amendment with California State University, Sacramento, effective March 1, 2006, to modify the Program Plan to include nursing students, with no change in the term of September 9, 2004 through August 31, 2007.  (All Districts)

 

C.90    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.91       AUTHORIZE specified payments totaling $309,534 for Emergency Medical Service first responder medical equipment, medical supplies, and emergency medical services training for fiscal year 2005/2006, as recommended by the Health Services Director. (Budgeted, 100% Measure H [Emergency Medical Services]funds) (All Districts)

 

C.92       TERMINATE the emergency action originally taken by the Board of Supervisors on January 4, 2006 regarding the conditions of extreme peril to the safety of persons and property as a result of severe storms in December 2005, as recommended by the Sheriff-Coroner.  ( All Districts)

 

Redevelopment Agency

 

C.93       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Redevelopment Director to execute a First Amendment to Design and Construction Agreement between Pleasant Hill Transit Village Associates, LLC, the Bay Area Rapid Transit District, and the Contra Costa County Redevelopment Agency for implementation of Pleasant Hill BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit) Station improvements.  (District IV)

 

C.94    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Redevelopment Director to execute a contract amendment with Ninyo and Moore, effective January 1, 2006, to increase the payment limit by $250,000 to a new payment limit of $550,000 and to extend the term to December 31, 2007 to provide a pre-development assessment for the Rodeo Waterfront.  (Budgeted: Environmental Protection Agency 73%, County Redevelopment Agency 18%, Community Development Block Grant 9%) (District II)

 

Information Items

 

C.95    ACCEPT the County Librarian’s status report on the Wilruss Children’s Library Trust.

 

 

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

03-13-06

  Cancelled

  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

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)

fetc.            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