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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    January 10, 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

 

9:30 A.M.       Call to order by Chair Gayle B. Uilkema and Opening Ceremonies.

 

CONSIDER REGULAR AND HOUSING AUTHORITY CONSENT ITEMS    Approved as listed

 

HA.1   ADOPT Resolution No. 5070 approving calculation of the Public Housing Operating Subsidy from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for the Housing Authority of the County of Contra Costa for the calendar year ending December 31, 2006 and authorizing the Chair, Board of Supervisors, to execute the required certification, as recommended by the Executive Director.  (All Districts)

 

CONSIDER CONSENT ITEMS    (Pages 3 – 11) –  Items removed from this section will be considered with the short discussion items.      Approved as listed except as noted: C.4, C.5

 

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

 

SD.1    CONSIDER any Consent items previously removed.

 

U.1      URGENCY ITEM:  By unanimous vote, with all Supervisors present, the following urgency item was added to the agenda and subsequently approved by unanimous vote:

           

AUTHORIZE the County to participate in the Natural Resources Conservation District Emergency Watershed Protection Program for storm damage relief (Countywide).

 

CONSIDER DELIBERATION ITEMS

 

D.1      PUBLIC COMMENT   The following person presented testimony:

 

            Kate Ertz-Berger, Contra Costa Child Care Council, presented the 2005 California Child Care Portfolio.

           

2006 REORGANIZATION OF THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

  § Opening Ceremonies:

                    Pledge of Allegiance

                    The National Anthem

 

      Inspirational Thought –  "We need to help people see that their self-interest is not identical with their selfish interests; that self-interest is inextricably linked to the common good."

Mario Cuomo

 

§         Comments of the Outgoing Chair

 

§         Presentation of the 2005 Chair of the Board Award

ACCEPTED the presentation by Supervisor Uilkema of the Chair of the Board Award to Rossmoor Emergency Preparedness Committee.

 

§         Election of the Chair and Vice Chair of the Board of Supervisors

 

The Board elected Supervisor John Gioia Chair, and Supervisor Mary N. Piepho Vice-Chair, for the upcoming year. 

 

§ Swearing in of the Chair and Vice Chair by the Honorable Judge Thomas M. Maddock

The Honorable Judge Thomas M. Maddock, Contra Costa Superior Court, swore in Supervisors John Gioia and Mary N. Piepho.

 

§    Presentation of gifts to the 2005 Chair of the Board

§    Introduction of Staff and Special Guests/Comments of Board Members

§    Comments of Incoming Chair

 

D.2      CONSIDER adoption of Resolution No. 2006/3 approving Board member appointments to local, regional and statewide boards, committees and commissions, and the elimination of specified committees. (Supervisor Gioia) (All Districts)

 

 

 

 

Adjourn to Board of Supervisors Reorganization Luncheon
12:00 P.M.      

El Cerrito Community Center

7007 Moeser Lane, El Cerrito

 

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 comments on the West County Subregional Transportation Mitigation Program Update and AUTHORIZE County staff to transmit the comments to the West Contra Costa Transportation Advisory Committee, as recommended by the Transportation, Water and Infrastructure Committee; DIRECT County staff to provide for greater community outreach during the fee adoption process, West County area.  (Districts I, II)

 

C.2      ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/5 approving and authorizing the Public Works Director, or designee, to submit a 2006/2007 Transportation Development Act grant application to the Metropolitan Transportation Commission in the amount of $992,600 for Fiscal Year 2006/2007 for the Pacifica Avenue Sidewalk and Bike Lane, Delta DeAnza Trail at Willow Pass Road and State Route 4, Pacheco Boulevard Sidewalk Gap Closure, Castro Ranch Road AC Path/Curb Ramps, and the Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety Education projects, Countywide.  (All Districts) 

 

C.3      ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/6 approving and authorizing the Public Works Director, or designee, to submit an application for the Cycle 3 Surface Transportation Program/Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality Improvement Program to the Metropolitan Transportation Commission in the amount of $577,000 for the Stone Valley Road Overlay Project and $600,000 for the San Pablo Dam Road Microsurface Treatment Project, Alamo and El Sobrante areas.  (Districts I and III) 

 

C.4      ADOPT Traffic Resolution No. 2005/4154 prohibiting parking at all times on the south side of Clipper Drive, beginning at the west curb line of Discovery Bay Boulevard and extending westerly a distance of 100 feet, Discovery Bay area, as recommended by the Public Works Director.  (District III)

CORRECTED TO READ: ADOPT Traffic Resolution No. 2006/4154 prohibiting parking at all times on the south side of Clipper Drive, beginning at the west curb line of Discovery Bay Boulevard and extending westerly a distance of 100 feet, Discovery Bay area, as recommended by the Public Works Director.

 

C.5      ADOPT Traffic Resolution No. 2005/4155 prohibiting parking at all times on the east side of Jones Road, starting at a point 2,365 feet north of Walden Road and extending north a distance of 135 feet, Walnut Creek area, as recommended by the Public Works Director.  (District III)

 

CORRECTED TO READ: ADOPT Traffic Resolution No. 2006/4155 prohibiting parking at all times on the east side of Jones Road, starting at a point 2,365 feet north of Walden Road and extending north a distance of 135 feet, Walnut Creek area, as recommended by the Public Works Director. 

 

Engineering Services

 

C.6      SD 90-07609: ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/7 approving the second extension of the subdivision agreement for Creekside Oaks Estate, for project being developed by John D. Curtis, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Martinez area. (District II)

 

Special Districts & County Airports

 

C.7     APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Chair, Board of Supervisors, to execute a reimbursement agreement with Mark Scott Construction, Inc., effective January 10, 2006 through January 10, 2016, in an amount not to exceed $620,000, for Drainage Area 10 Improvements Project, Danville area, as recommended by the Public Works Director. (Drainage Area 10 Funds) (District III)

 

C.8      ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/8 approving a Notice of Intention to Convey Contra Costa County Flood Control and Water Conservation District’s surplus property located north of Lone Tree Way and west of Empire Avenue to the Contra Costa Water District (CCWD) in consideration for payment of $289,343, and fixing January 24, 2006 at 9:30 a.m. for a public hearing to consummate this conveyance, in connection with the potential eminent domain action by CCWD, Antioch area, as recommended by the Public Works Director. (Revenue to Drainage Area 52C Fund) (District V)

 

C.9      ADOPT Resolution No. 2005/9 approving the conveyance of an easement from Contra Costa County Flood Control and Water Conservation District (District) to Diablo Water District for the installation and maintenance of a water pipeline, and authorizing the Chair, Board of Supervisors, to execute the Grant of Easement on behalf of the District, in consideration for payment received in full in the amount of $27,600, in connection with Subdivisions 8678, 8679 and 8680, Oakley area, as recommended by the Public Works Director. (District V) (Revenue to Drainage Area 52D funds)

 

C.10    AUTHORIZE the Chair, Board of Supervisors, to accept the Quitclaim Deed dated October 13, 2005 from Pacific Gas and Electric Company to Contra Costa County Flood Control and Water

Conservation District, in connection with Detention Basin 52D and new Subdivisions 8678, 8679 and 8680, Oakley area, as recommended by the Public Works Director. (District V)

 

C.11    ACCEPT Community Facilities District Administrator Report on County of Contra Costa Community Facilities District No. 2001-1 (Norris Canyon) as required by §50075.3 and 53411 of the California Government Code, as recommended by the Auditor- Controller. (All Districts)

 

Statutory Actions

 

C.12    APPROVE minutes as on file with Clerk of the Board for the month of December 2005.

 

Claims, Collections & Litigation

 

C.13    RECEIVE report concerning the final settlement of Melody Boyd vs. Contra Costa County and AUTHORIZE payment from the Workers’ Compensation Trust Fund in the amount of $25,000 less permanent disability payments, as recommended by the County Administrator’s Office.

            (All Districts)

 

C.14    Deny Claims for Jennifer Reese; Lamos Wayne Sturgis; Diana Quaintance and Tristan Michael Quaintance; Pacific Gas and Electric Company by: Janet Pacring; California State Automobile Association for Mike and April Perry; Mercury Insurance Group for Carol Kretchmer; Fernando Salguera; and Kenneth Salguera.

 

Honors & Proclamations

 

C.15    ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/10 recognizing the "Coming Together to Celebrate Diversity" event to be hosted by the ConocoPhillips Community Advisory Panel and the New Horizons Career Development Center on January 14, 2006 at the Rodeo Hills Elementary School Multipurpose Room, Rodeo area, as recommended by Supervisor Uilkema.  (District II)

 

Appointments & Resignations

 

C.16    ACCEPT resignation from Debra Shorter-Jones from the District 1 At-Large Member seat of the Mental Health Commission, DECLARE vacant the seat, and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy. (All Districts)

 

C.17    APPROVE the medical staff appointments and reappointments as recommended by the Medical Executive Committee on December 19, 2005.  (All Districts)

 

C.18    APPOINT Carlyn Obringer to the District IV-D Adult Coordinator seat on the Countywide Youth Commission, as recommended by Supervisor DeSaulnier. (District IV)

 

C.19    APPOINT Doug Stewart to the District IV Alternate seat on the Pacheco Municipal Advisory Council, as recommended by Supervisor DeSaulnier. (District IV)

 

C.20    APPOINT Clark Wallace to the District III seat on the Assessment Appeals Board, as recommended    by Supervisor Piepho. (District III)

 

C.21    APPOINT Larry Hausen to the Appointee 5 seat on the County Service Area R-7A Citizens Advisory Committee, as recommended by Supervisor Piepho. (District III)

 

C.22    DECLARE vacant the Appointee 3 seat on the County Service Area R-7A Citizens Advisory Committee held by John De Maio and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy, as recommended by Supervisor Piepho. (District III)

 

C.23    DECLARE vacant the At Large 2 seat on the Alamo Beautification Steering Committee for Zone 36 held by John De Maio and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy, as recommended by Supervisor Piepho. (District III)

 

C.24    RE-APPOINT Jeanne Tate, Robert Saydah, Larry Rodrigue, Brent Simor, and Leland Mlejnek to the County Service Area P5 (Roundhill area police services) Citizens Advisory Committee, as recommended by Supervisor Piepho.  (District III)

 

C.25    ACCEPT resignation of the Kensington Municipal Advisory Committee member Ed Detmer; DECLARE vacant the Alternate 1 seat and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy, as recommended by Supervisor Gioia. (District I)

 

C.26    REAPPOINT Ray Barraza, Pamela Brown, and Kay Reed to the Kensington Municipal Advisory Council for the term ending on December 31, 2009, as recommended by Supervisor Gioia.

 

C.27    REAPPOINT Doug Novotny, Hope Scott, and Cliff Watts to the County Service Area R-9 (El Sobrante Area) Citizens Advisory Committee for the term ending December 31, 2007, as recommended by Supervisor Gioia. (District I)

 

C.27A APPOINT Susan Swift to the First Alternate seat on the El Sobrante Municipal Advisory Council, as recommended by Supervisor Gioia. (District I)

 

Intergovernmental Relations

 

C.28    AUTHORIZE  the Community Development Director to apply to the California Department of Motor Vehicles to receive traffic data pertaining to a study of potential  traffic impacts of up to three casinos in the West County.  ($1,400 cost of study funded jointly by the County, Cities of West County, and other agencies through West Contra Costa Transportation Advisory Committee) (Districts I and II)

 

Personnel Actions

 

C.29    ADOPT Ordinance No. 2005-30 to exempt from the Merit System the classification of Real Estate Manager-Exempt in the General Services Department.  (No fiscal impact)  (All Districts)

 

C.30    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20022 to increase the hours of one Building Inspector II position from part time (35/40) to full time in the Building Inspection Department.  (Permit fees)  (All Districts)

 

C.31    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20023 to add two Information Systems Assistant II positions in the Health Services Department.  (Budgeted, Enterprise II and cancellation of temporary positions)  (All Districts)

 

C.32    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20024 to increase hours of two Registered Nurse-Experienced Level positions and five Registered Nurse-Advanced Level positions from part time (24/40) to part time (32/40) in the Health Services Department.  (Cost offset by reduction in overtime costs)  (All Districts)

 

C.33    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20005 to cancel one Information Systems Technician I position and add one Network Technician I position in the Public Works Department. (No cost to the General Fund) (All Districts)

 

C.34    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20013 to cancel one Account Clerk-Experienced Level position and add one Clerk-Experienced Level position in the Treasurer-Tax Collector Department. (Cost savings) (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.35    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with the Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development to pay the County an amount not to exceed $103,230 for continuation of the Family Practice Residency Program at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center for the period July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2009, including a mutual indemnification and hold harmless agreement for any claims arising out of the performance of this contract.  (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.36    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Dennis Chebotarev in the amount of $160,000 for system administration and programming services for the period of February 1, 2006 to January 31, 2007, Countywide. (40% Gas Tax Revenue, 20% Other Agencies, 20% Land Development Fees, 20% Flood Control District Revenue Funds) (All Districts)

 

C.37    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Wiley Osborn in the amount of $32,698, to provide Geographic Information System support and programming services for the period February 1 through July 31, 2006, Countywide. (40% Road Fund, 40% Flood Control District revenue, 20% Land Development fees) (All Districts)

 

C.38    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Chair, Board of Supervisors, to terminate an agreement between the County and the Delta Diablo Sanitation District effective November 7, 2005, for membership in the County’s Computer Mapping/Geographic Information System, as recommended by the Public Works Director.  (No fiscal impact) (All Districts)

 

C.39    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Whitley Burchett & Associates, Inc., in the amount of $60,000 to provide construction design services for Contra Costa Sanitation District #5, Treatment Facility Upgrades Project, for the period January 10, 2006 through completion of the project, Port Costa area. (Sanitation District 5 Annual Assessment Funds) (District II) 

 

C.40    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Peter Inouye in the amount of $55,500 to provide consultant services to ensure compliance with Contra Costa County’s National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Permit provisions, preparation of the NPDES Permit Annual Report and general program administration for the Contra Costa County Watershed Program, for the period January 1 through December 31, 2006, Countywide. (NPDES funds) (All Districts)

 

C.41    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Building Inspection Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Michael Roshal, effective February 1, 2006, to increase the payment limit by $60,000 to a new payment limit of $84,500 to provide peak workload building inspection services, with no change in the term of July 18, 2005 through July 17, 2006.  (Budgeted, permit fees)  (All Districts)

 

C.42    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Building Inspection Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Darrin Espinosa, effective January 1, 2006, to increase the payment limit by $60,000 to a new payment limit of $84,500 to provide peak workload building inspection services, with no change in the term of August 1, 2005 through July 31, 2006.  (Budgeted, permit fees)  (All Districts)

 

C.43    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Building Inspection Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Ted Walters, effective January 1, 2006, to increase the payment limit by $60,000 to a new payment limit of $84,500 to provide peak workload building inspection services, with no change in the term of August 1, 2005 through July 31, 2006.  (Budgeted, permit fees)  (All Districts)

 

C.44    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with New Connections, Inc., effective December 1, 2005, to increase the payment limit by $25,416 to a new payment limit of $258,656 to provide support services to additional County residents with Human Immunodeficiency Virus with no change in the term of March 1, 2005 through February 28, 2006.  (Budgeted, 100% Federal Ryan White CARE Act)  (All Districts)

 

C.45  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Jeannie L. Cummings, effective December 1, 2005, to increase the payment limit by $39,995 to a new payment limit of $64,400 to provide additional hours of liaison services for pregnant women incarcerated at the detention facility and juvenile hall with no change in the term of July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2006.  (Budgeted, 52% First 5 Contra Costa Children and Families Commission, 48% State Maternal Child Adolescent Health)  (All Districts)

 

C.46    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Cidney Zanzi in an amount not to exceed $93,000 to continue to provide consultation and technical assistance with regard to the Electronic Claims and Remittance System for the period January 1 through December 31, 2006.  (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 12.3% County, 87.7% Patient/Third Party Revenues)  (All Districts)

 

C.47    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with We Care Services for Children, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $50,900 to continue to provide mental health services to CalWORKs (California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids) recipients and their children for the period July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2006, including an automatic extension through December 31, 2006 in an amount not to exceed $25,450.  (Budgeted, 100% State CalWORKs)  (All Districts)

 

C.48    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with S.P. Resources, LLC (dba Medsource Consultants), effective October 1, 2005, to increase the payment limit by $74,425 to a new payment limit of $114,425 to provide additional hours of temporary psychiatrist services at the Richmond Outpatient Mental Health Clinic with no change in the term of July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2006.  (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 12.3% County, 87.7% Patient/Third Party Revenues)  (All Districts)

 

C.49    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with Asian Community Mental Health Services, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $98,000 to continue to provide mental health services to Asian-language speaking CalWORKs (California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids) recipients for the period July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2006, including an automatic extension through December 31, 2006 in an amount not to exceed $49,000.  (Budgeted, 100% State CalWORKs)  (All Districts)

 

C.50    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Desarrollo Familiar, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $63,760 to continue to provide mental health services to Spanish-speaking CalWORKs (California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids) recipients for the period July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2006, including an automatic extension through December 31, 2006 in an amount not to exceed $31,880.  (Budgeted, 100% State CalWORKs)  (All Districts)

 

C.51    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Bay Area Community Resources, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $124,993 to continue to provide alcohol and drug abuse primary prevention services in West County for the period January 1 through December 31, 2006.  (Budgeted, 100% Federal Safe and Drug Free Schools and Communities funds)  (Districts I and II)

 

C.52    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Center for Human Development, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $125,000 to continue to provide alcohol and drug abuse primary prevention program services to County-referred residents for the period January 1 through December 31, 2006.  (Budgeted 100% Federal Safe and Drug Free Schools and Communities funds) (All Districts)

 

C.53    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with Rubicon Programs, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $1,345,200 to continue to provide mental health program services to mentally disturbed adults for the period July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2006, including an automatic extension through December 31, 2006 in an amount not to exceed $672,600.  (Budgeted, 49% Federal Medi-Cal, 3% State Early Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment Program, 48% Mental Health Realignment)  (All Districts)

 

C.54    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Recovery Management Services, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $282,143 to continue to provide transitional residential program services for the Conditional Release Program (CONREP) for the period July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2006. (Budgeted, 100% State CONREP)  (All Districts)

 

C.55    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute novation contracts to continue to provide mental health services to CalWORKs (California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids) recipients for the period July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2006, including automatic extensions through December 31, 2006 (Budgeted, 100% State CalWORKs) (All Districts):

 

            Contractor                                                                Payment Limit               Extension Amount

            Rubicon Programs, Inc.                                           $84,000                           $42,000

            Touchstone Counseling Services, Inc.                     $45,000                           $22,500

 

C.56    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with American Red Cross Blood Services, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $500,000 to continue to provide blood bank products and services for the period January 1 through December 31, 2006, including a mutual indemnification and hold harmless agreement for any claims arising out of the performance of this contract.  (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 12.3% County, 87.7% Patient/Third Party Revenues)  (All Districts)

 

C.57    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Maxim Health Care Services, Inc., effective January 1, 2006, to increase the payment limit by $200,000 to a new payment limit of $300,000 to provide additional hours of temporary nursing services, with no change in the term of September 1, 2005 through August 31, 2006.  (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 12.3% County, 87.7% Patient/Third Party Revenues)  (All Districts)

 

C.58    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Julius Gee, Doctor of Osteopathy, effective March 1, 2006, to increase the payment limit by $110,000 to a new payment limit of $775,000 to provide additional general surgery services, with no change in the term of August 15, 2003 through August 31, 2006.  (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 12.3% County, 87.7% Patient/Third Party Revenues)  (All Districts) 

 

C.59    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Radiologic Enterprises, Inc. (dba Resources On Call), effective January 1, 2006, to increase the payment limit by $25,000 to a new payment limit of $50,000 to provide additional hours of temporary diagnostic imaging staff at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center, with no change in the term of November 1, 2005 through October 31, 2006.  (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 12.3% County, 87.7% Patient/Third Party Revenues)  (All Districts)

 

C.60    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Anthony C. Cheng, M.D., effective December 1, 2005, to decrease the payment limit by $1,005,000 to a new payment limit of $75,000 to provide reduced anesthesiology services at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center, with no change in the term of October 1, 2004 through September 30, 2007.  (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 12.3% County, 87.7% Patient/Third Party Revenues)  (All Districts)

 

C.61    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 mental health specialty services for the period January 1, 2006 through June 30, 2008. (Budgeted, 49% State, 51% Federal Medi-Cal) (All Districts):


Contractor
Marie Hopper, MFT
John De Mello, LCSW
Carolina Rosales-Wyman, LCSW
Eileen Flanagan, MFT

 

C.62    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to issue a 60-day advance written notice to Lanny Simcoff, M.D., to terminate the contract for anesthesiology services at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center and Contra Costa Health Centers, effective at the close of business March 11, 2006.  (All Districts)

 

C.63    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to issue a 60-day advance written notice to William E. Reece, M.D., to terminate the contract for anesthesiology services at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center and Contra Costa Health Centers, effective at the close of business March 11, 2006.  (All Districts)

 

C.64    RATIFY purchase of services from Vista Staffing Solutions, Inc., and AUTHORIZE the Auditor-Controller to pay $112,002 outstanding balance for temporary physician services provided at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center for the period October 1, 2003 through September 30, 2005.  (Enterprise I: 12.3% County, 87.7% Patient/Third Party Revenues)  (All Districts)

 

C.65    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Clerk-Recorder, or designee, to execute a contract with AtPac, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $750,000 for the Clerks Document Management Services Project for the period December 1, 2005 through April 30, 2007. (100% Recorder Modernization Funds) (All Districts)

 

C.66    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Sheriff-Coroner, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Tetra Tech EM, Inc. to extend the term from November 30, 2005 through March 31, 2006 with no increase in the payment limit, to provide continuing hazardous materials response assessment services. (All Districts)

 

C.67    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Risk Manager to execute a contract amendment with Single Source Consulting, Inc., to increase the payment limit by $15,000 to a new payment limit of $123,000 with no change in the term for additional workers’ compensation consulting services.  (100% Workers’ Compensation Trust Fund) (All Districts)

 

C.68    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE Risk Manager to execute a contract with Lepper and Harrington for legal defense services, in accordance with a specified fee schedule for the period January 1, 2006 through December 31, 2006. (100% Liability Trust Fund) (All Districts)

 

C.69    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director to execute a contract amendment with Family Support Services of the Bay Area effective January 10, 2006, to increase the payment limit by $12,000 to a new payment limit of $238,000 with no change in the term of July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2006, to provide additional respite services for the Heritage Project. (Budgeted, 29% County; 67% State; 4% Federal) (All Districts)

 

C.70    ADOPT the Mitigated Negative Declaration and Mitigation Monitoring Program in compliance with the California Environmental Quality Act, and AUTHORIZE the General Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Swinerton Builders in the amount of $603,675 to provide construction management services for the building project at 255 Glacier Drive, Martinez for the Public Works Department for the period January 10, 2006 through November 10, 2007; and to take related actions.  (Budgeted by Public Works) (District II)

 

Leases

 

C.71    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the General Services Director, or designee, to execute a lease amendment with the Holmgren Partnership to add a six-month cancellation clause to the existing lease, commencing January 1, 2006, for the premises at 2355 Stanwell Circle, Concord, as requested by the Health Services Department. (District IV)

 

Other Actions

 

C.72    ACCEPT the Advisory Council on Aging 2005 Annual Report, as recommended by the County Administrator. (All Districts)

 

C.73    APPROVE recommendations for allocating fiscal years 2006/2007, 2007/2008, and 2008/2009 CCFuture Funds for Phase I-Development and Phase II-Implementation, as recommended by the Family and Human Services Committee.  (All Districts)

 

C.74    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Deputy Director-Redevelopment, or designee, to execute a contract with the County Redevelopment Agency to provide Community Development Block Grant funds in the amount of $15,000 for development of the Montalvin Park engineering and design plan for the term January 10 through June 30, 2006.  (Community Development Block Grant Funds) (Districts I and II) (Consider with C.90)

 

C.75    TERMINATE the local emergency declared on December 14, 1999 due to the existence of a critical local public health crisis based upon the increasing and epidemic number of AIDS/HIV and Hepatitis C cases in Contra Costa County, especially among injection drug users; and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Department to administer, in consultation with the State Department of Health Services, a clean needle and syringe exchange project pursuant to Health and Safety Code section 121349 et seq., and take related actions. (All Districts)

 

C.76    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute an Unpaid Student Training Agreement with the University of San Francisco to provide clinical field instruction to nursing students for the period November 1, 2005 through October 31, 2008.  (All Districts)

 

C.77    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with California State University, Sacramento, to provide clinical field instruction to physical therapy and speech pathology students, with no change in the term of September 9, 2004 through August 31, 2007.  (All Districts)

 

C.78    RECEIVE 2005 annual reports from the Mobile Home Advisory Committee and the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District Advisory Commission, as recommended by the County Administrator. (All Districts)

 

C.79    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.

 

C.80    RECEIVE report from the County Administrator on the dissolution of the Contra Costa Convention and Visitors Bureau. (All Districts)

 

C.81    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to issue a Request for Proposals for the Family Caregiver Support  in the amount of $40,000 for the period July 1, 2006 to June 30, 2007. (All Districts) ( 100% Federal; California Department of Aging, Title III-E, Older Californian’s Act Local Match of 25% required and to be provided by selected contractors)

 

C.82    AUTHORIZE a General Plan Amendment study for Assessor’s Parcel Nos. 571-311-001 located at 401 Colusa Avenue, Kensington area, to redesignate the site from Commercial to Mixed Use as recommended by the Community Development Director. (Applicant fees) (District I).

 

C.83    AUTHORIZE a General Plan Amendment study for Assessor’s Parcel Nos. 435-061-007/008, a 26,000 square foot site located at 4600 San Pablo Dam Road, El Sobrante area, to redesignate the site from Multiple Family Residential-Low Density to Multiple Family Residential-High Density, as recommended by the Community Development Director. (Applicant fees) (District I)

 

C.84    ACCEPT annual report submitted by the Contra Costa County Human Relations Commission, as recommended by the County Administrator’s Office. (All Districts)

 

C.85    ACCEPT reports on the 2005 second and third quarter statistics compiled by the Affirmative Action Office on the Small Business Enterprise (SBE) and Outreach Programs; APPROVE modifications to the SBE Program and take related actions, as recommended by the Internal Operations Committee.  (All Districts)

 

C.86    RECEIVE 2005 annual report from the Advisory Council on Equal Employment Opportunity and take related actions, as recommended by the Internal Operations Committee.  (All Districts)

 

C.87    ACCEPT report prepared by the Employment and Human Services Director on the administration of a department security plan to prevent welfare and other types of internal theft and fraud, and take related actions as recommended by the Internal Operations Committee.  (All Districts)

 

C.88    ACCEPT report prepared by the Employment and Human Services Director on the status of efforts to reduce the County's food stamp error rate and take related actions as recommended by the Internal Operations Committee.  (All Districts)

 

C.89    AUTHORIZE a reduction in the number of positions on the Citizens Advisory Committee for the County Service Area R-9 (El Sobrante Area) from nine members and two alternates to seven members and two alternates, as recommended by Supervisor Gioia. (District I)

 

Redevelopment Agency

 

C.90    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Deputy Director-Redevelopment, to execute a contract with Contra Costa County to obtain Community Development Block Grant funds in the amount of $15,000  for development of the Montalvin Park engineering and design plan for the term January 10 through June 30, 2006.  (No match requirement)  (Districts I and II)  (Consider with C.74)

 

C.91    ACCEPT Bay Point Redevelopment Project Area Committee 2005 Annual Report, as recommended by the Redevelopment Director.  (District V)

 

Correspondence

 

C.92    ACKNOWLEDGE receipt of the County Office of Education’s Williams Settlement Annual Report for specified school districts, as recommended by the County Administrator. (All Districts)

 

 

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 – Not Yet Appointed

 

The Finance Committee – Not Yet Appointed

 

The Internal Operations Committee – Not Yet Appointed

 

The Transportation, Water & Infrastructure CommitteeNot Yet Appointed

 

Internal Operations Committee

Family and Human Services Committee

TBD

TBD

 

See above

See above

Finance Committee

1/12/06

10:00 a.m.

651 Pine, Rm 101

 

 

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 Five    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 & Coop (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