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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 17 ,  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.

In closed session, the Board of Supervisors approved initiating litigation.  All Supervisors were present, and the vote was unanimous.  Once the litigation is formally commenced, the action, the defendants, and other details will be disclosed to anyone who inquires.

 

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

 

Inspirational Thought –  “I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality.  This is why right, temporarily defeated, is stronger than evil triumphant.” – Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

 

CONSIDER  CONSENT  ITEMS  -  Items removed from this section will be considered with the Short Discussion Items.    Approved as listed

                     

HOUSING AUTHORITY CONSENT ITEMS            Approved as listed

 

HA.1   APPROVE the Assignment of Judgment, Superior Court Case Number PS-04-0776, Housing Authority vs. Kay Wade, to the County Office of Revenue and Collections, as recommended by the Housing Authority Executive Director. (District V)                                                                         

 

9:35 A.M.             

 

PRESENTATIONS     Approved as listed

 

PR.1       PRESENTATION on the results of the 2005 Combined Charities Campaign, Countywide. (Linda Dippel, Child Support Services Director and Campaign Chair, and Mike Lango, General Services Director and Campaign Vice Chair) (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       HEARING to adopt Resolution No. 2006/1 creating County Service Area P-6 Zone 3105 in the El Sobrante area; to adopt Ordinance No. 2006-01 to authorize the levy of a tax on parcels of real property within zone 3105 of County Service Area P-6 in order to augment funding for police protection; and to direct the County Clerk to conduct an election to present Ordinance 2006-01 for approval of the voters of Zone 3105 of County Service Area P-6 by a March 21, 2006 mail ballot election.  (Dennis Barry, Community Development Director)  (District I)

CLOSED the public hearing; ADOPTED Resolution No. 2006/1 creating County Service Area P-6 Zone 3105 in the El Sobrante area; ADOPTED Ordinance No. 2006-01 to authorize the levy of a tax on parcels of real property within zone 3105 of County Service Area P-6 in order to augment funding for police protection; and DIRECTED the County Clerk to conduct an election to present Ordinance 2006-01 for approval of the voters of Zone 3105 of County Service Area P-6 by a March 21, 2006 mail ballot election.

 

SD.3    HEARING to adopt Resolution No. 2006/2 creating County Service Area P-6 Zone 1616 in the Alamo area; to adopt Ordinance No. 2006-02 to authorize the levy of a tax on parcels of real property within Zone 1616 of County Service Area P-6 in order to augment funding for police protection; and to direct the County Clerk to conduct an election to present Ordinance 2006-02 for approval of the voters of Zone 1616 of County Service Area P-6 by a March 21, 2006 mail ballot election.  (Dennis Barry, Community Development Director)  (District III)

CLOSED the public hearing; ADOPTED Resolution No. 2006/2 creating County Service Area P-6

            Zone 1616 in the Alamo  area; ADOPTED Ordinance No. 2006-02 to authorize the levy of a tax on parcels of real property within Zone 1616 of County Service Area P-6 in order to augment funding for police protection; and DIRECTED the County Clerk to conduct an election to present Ordinance 2006-02 for approval of the voters of  Zone 1616 of County Service Area P-6 by a March 21, 2006 mail ballot election. 

 

SD.4    HEARING to adopt Resolution No. 2006/21 establishing “County Service Area (CSA) T-1 (Public Transit),” accepting canvass of votes, confirming assessment, authorizing the levy and collection of the assessment for the territory within the CSA, and authorizing the Public Works Director, or designee, to arrange with the Auditor-Controller’s office for a separate fund for CSA T-1, Danville area. (Teri Rie, Public Works Department) (Developer fees) (District III)

CLOSED the public hearing; ADOPTED Resolution No. 2006/21 establishing County Service Area (CSA) T-1 (Public Transit),  accepting canvass of votes, confirming assessment, authorizing the levy and collection of  the assessment for the territory within the CSA and authorizing the Public Works Director, or designee, to arrange with the Auditor-Controller’s office for a separate fund for CSA T-1, Danville area.

 

SD.5       CONSIDER requesting the John Muir/Mt. Diablo Health System and the Services Employees International Union, Local 250 to continue to meet weekly and bargain in good faith until a mutually agreeable contract has been concluded.  (Supervisor DeSaulnier) (All Districts)

REQUESTED the John Muir/Mt. Diablo Health System, and the Services Employees International Union, Local 250 to continue to meet on a weekly basis and bargain in good faith until a mutually agreeable contract has been concluded and that the negotiations proceed in a manner that respects the interests of community patient care and respect for the needs and views of the caregivers employed by the hospital; DIRECTED the County Administrator’s Office to draft and send a letter to both John Muir and Service Employees International Union; REQUESTED the County Administrator’s office to incorporate proper characterization of the items discussed and vote in any related correspondence. (Ayes: I, IV, V: Noes: None; Abstain: II, III).

 

SD.6    CONSIDER accepting oral report from the County Administrator on the Governor’s proposed state budget for Fiscal Year 2006/07. (Sara Hoffman, County Administrator's Office) (All Districts)

 

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

 

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

               

            Ken Hambrick, Walnut Creek resident, referred to a comment in a recent article in the Contra Costa Times, which quoted Chair Gioia making certain remarks on the fiscal crisis within the County.  He said the County should be more efficient and effective and acquire a balanced budget so the County can start building back reserves;

                Kris Hunt, Contra Costa Taxpayers Association, referred to an article in Contra Costa Times on recent comments made by Chair Gioia, regarding the  Taxpayer group;

                Marilynne L. Mellander, El Sobrante resident, said she is concerned about paying special tax in her District, as she has no County services and is receiving a reduced amount of service than before.  She also expressed concern regarding lack of Police service in her area; 

                Roland Katz, Public Employees Local 1, said the term “crisis” overstates the fiscal problem the County has right now.

 

The following people provided written comments to the Board:

 

                An anonymous e-mail regarding housing conditions at the homeless shelter located at 2047 Arnold Industrial Way in Concord;  (Supervisor Uilkema requested a report of some kind be returned to the Board to address the allegations made in this e-mail);

                Ralph Hoffman, requesting the Board to place a Presentation Item on the agenda featuring a poem written by him.

 

D.2      CONSIDER adopting policy regarding expense reimbursement of members of legislative bodies, including the Board of Supervisors, advisory boards, and commissions, in compliance with AB 1234 (Salinas), Chapter 700, Statutes of 2005. (Sara Hoffman, County Administrator's Office)  (All Districts)

ADOPTED policy regarding expense reimbursement of members of legislative bodies, including members of the Board of Supervisors, advisory boards and commissions in compliance with AB 1234 (Salinas) Chapter 700 of 2005, as contained in draft Administrative Bulletin 204.10, Expense reimbursement; DIRECTED the County Administrator to promulgate Administrative Bulletin 204.10, Expense reimbursement; DIRECTED the Clerk of the Board to add a section under the Consent calendar entitled “Board Member Meeting Reports” on the agenda of the first Board meeting of each month; REQUESTED each member of the Board of Supervisors to submit a meeting attendance report at the first Board of Supervisors meeting of each month in accordance with Government Code Section 53232.3(d); REQUESTED members of advisory bodies and commissions who attend meeting for which they receive an expense reimbursement to submit meeting attendance reports at the first meeting of each month of the advisory body or commission, or for legislative bodies that meet less frequently, the next scheduled meeting; DIRECTED staff to brief all volunteers serving on County Commissions or Municipal Advisory Boards on the policy regarding AB 1234 (Salinas) Chapter 700 of 2005 via a memo summarizing the new requirements.

 

11:00 A.M.

 

 D.3     28th Annual Commemorative Celebration Honoring the Birth of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  

 

PRESENTATION of the 2006 Humanitarian of the Year Award to Jerrold L. Hatchett and the 2006 Student Humanitarian of the Year Award to Henna R. Danawala.  (Supervisor Gioia) (All Districts) (Adjourn to Room 108 for refreshments)

DECLARED January 17, 2005 as the 27th Annual Commemoration honoring the life of Dr. Martin Luther King; and PRESENTED the 2005 Humanitarian of the Year Award to Jerrold L. Hatchett and the 2006 Student Humanitarian of the Year Award to Henna R. Danawala. 

 

Closed Session

 

1:00 P.M.

 

D.4         HEARING on the adoption of the County Redevelopment Agency 2005-2009 Assembly Bill 1290 Implementation Plan.  (Jim Kennedy, Redevelopment Director)

CLOSED the public hearing; and ADOPTED the County Redevelopment Agency 2005-2009 Assembly Bill 1290 Implementation Plan.             

 

D.5      CONSIDER adopting Resolution No. 2006/15 calling upon the Governor of California to insure that the President and Congress take immediate steps to withdraw California National Guard troops serving outside of the country as soon as possible; and sending copies of the Resolution to specified government officials.  (Supervisor DeSaulnier) (All Districts)

Supervisor DeSaulnier moved approval of Resolution No. 2006/15, calling upon the Governor of California to insure that the President and Congress take immediate steps to withdraw California National Guard troops serving outside of the country as soon as possible; and sending copies of the Resolution to specified government officials.  Chair Gioia seconded the motion. The motion FAILED with Supervisors Uilkema and Glover abstaining and Supervisor Piepho recording a vote of opposition.

By a unanimous vote with none absent, the Board DIRECTED the Internal Operations Committee to return to the Board with research on the items that fall into the purview of the Board of Supervisors

 

D.6      HEARING ON AN APPEAL by William Nicora, Applicant and Owner, and Jamil Abu-Hamdeh and Adrian, Betty, and Harry Karris, Appellants, on the County Planning Commission’s Decision to approve a request to construct a garage addition attached to an existing residence and a six foot high retaining wall with variance to the sideyard and front setbacks, on a subject site located at 1100 Dunsyre Drive, Lafayette Area.  (Catherine Kutsuris, Community Development Department) (District II)

CLOSED the public hearing; DENIED the appeal by William Nicora, Applicant and Owner, and Jamil Abu-Hamdeh and Adrian, Betty, and Harry Karris, Appellants, on the County Planning Commission’s Decision to approve a request to construct a garage addition attached to an existing residence and a six foot high retaining wall with variance to the sideyard and front setbacks, on a subject site located at 1100 Dunsyre Drive, Lafayette Area; UPHELD the approval of the County Planning Commission; ACCEPTED the determination that the project is exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (Section 15303(a)), new construction; ADOPTED the findings of the County Planning commission as contained in Resolution 32-2005 as the basis for the decision; and DIRECTED staff to file a Notice of Exemption with the County Clerk.  

 

 

Adjourn in Memory of  Marjorie Whelan Dunne

 

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 the Lefty Gomez Field Parking Lot Reconstruction Project contingency fund increase in the amount of $35,000 for a new contingency fund total of $43,723 for the removal and replacement of unsuitable subgrade material, and APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to issue Change Order No. 1 with Bellicitti and Pellicciotti Construction Company, Inc., to increase the payment limit by $34,686 to a new payment limit of $130,952 for the additional work, Rodeo area. (Redevelopment funds) (District II)

 

C.2          ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/16 approving and authorizing the sale of surplus properties located along Frontage Road to the City of Pittsburg Redevelopment Agency for $1,065,000, authorizing the Chair, Board of Supervisors, to execute the Purchase and Sale Agreement and the Grant Deed on behalf of the County, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Pittsburg area. (Revenue accrues to the Contra Costa Transportation Authority) (District V)

C.3          ADOPT Traffic Resolution No. 2006/4156 rescinding Traffic Resolution No. 2005/4153 and prohibiting parking daily between the hours of 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (Saturday, Sunday, and holidays excepted) on the east side of Castle Rock Road, starting at a point 50 feet north of the centerline of Pine Creek Road and extending north for 270 feet, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Walnut Creek area. (District III)

 

C.4      ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/17 recommending to the Federal Highway Administration to modify the functional classification of Vasco Road, San Pablo Dam Road, Kirker Pass Road, Crow Canyon Road, Camino Tassajara, Byron Highway, Bailey Road, Deer Valley Road, Point of Timber Road, Taylor Boulevard, Cummings Skyway, Stone Valley Road, Olympic Boulevard, Danville Boulevard, Appian Way, Hillcrest Road, Evora Road, and Buskirk Avenue, Countywide, to secure appropriate federal funding, as recommended by the Public Works Director. (All Districts)

 

C.5          APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Quincy Engineering, Inc., effective January 1, 2006, to increase the payment limit by $25,000 to a new payment limit of  $70,000 and to extend the term from December 31, 2005 to December 31, 2006 for on-call structural engineering consultant services, Countywide. (Various project funds) (All Districts)

Special Districts & County Airports

 

C.6          APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Chair, Board of Supervisors to execute a contract with Gordon, Watrous, Ryan, Langley, Bruno and Paltenghi for legal services concerning soil stabilization matters in the Blackhawk, Canyon Lakes, and Wiedemann Ranch Geological Hazard Abatement Districts for the period January 1, 2006 through December 31, 2007. (100% County Geological Hazard Abatement District Funds) (District III)

 

C.7          APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Chief Engineer, Flood Control and Water Conservation District, or designee, on behalf of the Contra Costa Clean Water Program, to execute a contract amendment with Philip Williams and Associates, Ltd., effective December 20, 2005 to extend the term from December 31, 2005 to December 31, 2006, with no change in the payment limit for continuing technical consultation on the Hydrograph Modification Plan, Countywide. (Cities and County Stormwater Utility Fee Assessments) (All Districts)

 

C.8          ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/18 approving the sale of Contra Costa County Flood Control and Water Conservation District surplus property, identified as a portion of Assessor’s Parcel No. 033-240-013, located in the City of Oakley, to Surjeet and Sarbjit Boparai; determining that the sale is exempt from the requirements of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) as a Class 12 Categorical Exemption under County Guidelines and Section 15312 of the State CEQA Guidelines; and authorizing the Chair, Board of Supervisors, to execute the Quitclaim Deed and the Real Property Sales Agreement on behalf of the District, in consideration for the payment received in full in the amount of $1,000, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Oakley area. (Revenue accrues to the Flood Control District Fund) (District V)

 

C.9          CONTINUE to February 28, 2006, 9:00 a.m., or after, Board Chambers, County Administration Building, 651 Pine Street, Martinez, California, the exchange of County-owned property more commonly identified as APN 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 Boulevard, Lafayette,  and the conveyance of real property identified as APN 184-060-013, located at 1250 Locust Street, Walnut Creek, to the Walnut Creek Redevelopment Agency, for $2,800,000 as recommended by the Public Works Director. (Districts II and III)

 

Statutory Actions

 

C.10       APPROVE minutes, as on file with Clerk of the Board, for the month of December 2005.

 

Claims, Collections & Litigation

 

C.11       DENY claims of Camille Drayton; Kenneth B. Hoellwarth; Wilpat Newman; Patricia Randolph; Theodore Marcelja; June Schlotfeldt Cato; and amended claim for Carissa Patague.

 
Hearing Dates

 

C.12       ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/19 approving the Notice of Intention to convey County-owned real property, identified as Assessor’s Parcel No. 056-120-034, located at the northeast corner of Lone Tree Way and Heidorn Ranch Road, to the Liberty Union High School District for $198,600, and fixing February 7, 2006 at 9:30 a.m. for a public hearing to consummate this conveyance, Antioch area, as recommended by the Public Works Director. (Revenue accrues to the General Fund) (District V)

 

Honors & Proclamations

 

C.13       ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/20 honoring Mike Heller for being named the 2006 Lafayette Chamber Businessperson of the year, as recommended by Supervisor Uilkema. (District II)

 

Appointments & Resignations

 

C.14    APPOINT to the Group 4 Local Committee seat on the Advisory Council on Aging Samuel S. Yoshioka, as recommended by the Advisory Council. (District IV)

 

C.15       APPROVE the medical staff providers as recommended by the Contra Costa Health Plan Credentialing Committee on November 15 and December 20, 2005.  (All Districts)

 

Appropriation Adjustments  - 2005/2006 FY

 

C.16    APPROVE Appropriations and Revenue Adjustment No. 5052 authorizing new revenue in the amount of $202,020 from State adoption funds and appropriating it to fund five new Eligibility Work Specialist positions for the California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids (CalWORKS) program. (All Districts) (Consider with C.17)

 

Personnel Actions

 

C.17    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20015 to add five Eligibility Work Specialist positions in the Employment and Human Services Department. (100% State/Federal CalWORKS funds) (All Districts) (Consider with C.16)

 

C.18    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20011 to add one Information Systems Manager I position in the Department of Child Support Services. (100% State funds)

 

C.19    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20012 to add one Executive Secretary-Exempt position in the Department of Child Support Services. (100% State funds)

 

C.20    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20010 to add one Administrative Services Officer position in the Department of Child Support Services. (100% State funds)

 

Grants & Contracts

 

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

 

C.21    AUTHORIZE the County Librarian to accept $500 in grant funds from the Pleasant Hill Community Foundation for the Technology for Teens in Transition Program for the period January 1 to June 30, 2006. (No County match) (All Districts)

 

C.22    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract to accept funding from the California State University Long Beach Foundation in the amount of $45,630 for coordination of the California Social Work Education Consortium (CALSWEC) Aging Initiative for the period July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2006. (No County match) (All Districts)

 

C.23    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with the California Department of Education in the amount of $3,690 for instructional materials for the period July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2006. (No County match) (All Districts)

 

C.24    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with the California Department of Education, to increase the payment limit by $4,783 to a new payment limit of $117,855 to provide child care and development for the period July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2006. (No County match) (All Districts)

 

C.25    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to apply for and accept a Community Development Block Grant from the City of Walnut Creek in the amount of $10,000 for small business development for the period July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007. (No County match) (Districts II, III, and IV)

 

C.26    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to apply for and accept a County Community Development Block Grant in the amount of $60,000 for small business development for the period July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007. (No match requirement) (All Districts)

 

C.27    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to apply for and accept a Community Development Block Grant from the City of Antioch in the amount of $35,000 for small business development for the period July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007. (No County match) (District V)

 

C.28    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Clerk-Recorder, or designee, to apply for and accept Federal H.A.V.A. (Help America Vote Act)/(Election Assistance for Individuals with Disabilities) grant funding, authorized by the Secretary of State, in the amount of $115,577 for accessible equipment and staff training to meet accessible voting requirements. (No County match) (All Districts)

 

C.29       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Development Director, or designee, to execute a contract with the San Francisco Foundation in the amount of $10,000 for creation and maintenance of a website for the Contra Costa Watershed Forum for the period January 1 through December 31, 2006.  (No County match)  (All Districts)

 

C.30       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with the State Department of Health Services Office of AIDS (Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome), effective July 1, 2005, to increase the payment limit by $349,538 to a new payment limit of $3,763,761 representing an increase in the reimbursed amount of fiscal year 2005/2006 State funding for additional HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Syndrome) prevention education services, with no change in the term of July 1, 2004 through June 30, 2007.  (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.31    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with The MEDSTAT Group, Inc., effective January 1, 2006, to increase the payment limit by $8,000 to a new payment limit of $58,000 to provide additional services including National Committee for Quality Assurance Health Plan Employer Data Information Set Annual Audit for 2006 with no change in the original term of February 1, 2005 to January 31, 2006.  (Budgeted, Enterprise II: 4.7% County, 95.3% Health Plan Member Premiums)  (All Districts)

 

C.32       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Epstein, Becker & Green, P.C., in an amount not to exceed $350,000 to continue to provide consultation services related to managed care issues for the period December 1, 2005 through November 30, 2006.  (Budgeted, Enterprise II: 4.7% County, 95.3% Health Plan member premiums) (All Districts)

 

C.33    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Sheriff-Coroner, or designee, to execute a contract with Thomas Brightbill in an amount not to exceed $50,000 to provide technical assistance on the STET Warning System for the period January 1, through June 30, 2006. (100% Industry fees) (All Districts)

 

C.34       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the County Administrator, or designee, to execute contracts with the following agencies for the Dispute Resolution Program for calendar year 2006. (Budgeted, Restricted Dispute Resolution funds) (All Districts)

 

Agency:                                                                                                                   Amount:

           Center for Human Development                                              $119,000                                                               

           The Congress of Neutrals                                                                                     $75,000

           STAND! Against Domestic Violence              $6,000

           TOTAL                                                                                          $200,000

 

C.35       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the County Risk Manager to execute a contract with Gordon, Watrous, Ryan, Langley, Bruno & Paltenghi for legal services related to general liability issues for the period January 1, 2006 through December 31, 2007. (100% Liability Trust Fund) (All Districts)

 

C.36       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Kathy Sniffen, effective November 1, 2005, to increase the payment limit by $20,630 to a new payment limit of $45,630 with no change in the term of April 25, 2005 through June 30, 2006 to provide additional consulting services to the California Social Work Education Center Aging Initiative. (Budgeted; 40% Federal, 40% State, 20% California State University Long Beach Foundation Grant) (No County match) (All Districts)

 

C.37       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with YMCA of the East Bay-West Contra Costa Branch, effective January 1, 2006, to decrease the payment limit by $25,000 to a new payment limit of $140,000 with no change in the term of July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2006, to reflect a reduction in the federal fiscal allocation that supports Promoting Safe and Stable Families Program services. (No impact on the General Fund) (Districts I and II)

 

C.38       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Defender to execute a contract with Charles Grant in an amount not to exceed $43,500 to continue to provide dependency case assistance for the period January 2 through December 31, 2006. (100% reimbursable by Superior Court) (All Districts)

 

C.39       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Sheriff-Coroner, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Theresa F. Spear, effective January 1, 2006, to expand the scope of services to include staff training on DNA (deoxyribonucleic acid) testing, with no change in the amount or term of the contract. (All Districts)

 

C.40    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Language Line, LLC (dba Language Line Services) in an amount not to exceed $200,000 to provide  over-the-phone interpretation and translation services to Contra Costa Regional Medical Center and Contra Costa Health Center patients and Contra Costa Health Plan members for the period January 1 through December 31, 2006.  (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 12.3% County, 87.7% Patient/Third Party Revenues)  (All Districts)

 

C.41       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with Seneca Residential and Day Treatment Center, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $543,198 to continue to provide intensive crisis stabilization services to youth through the Mobile Crisis Response Teams for the period July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2006, including an automatic extension through December 31, 2006 in an amount not to exceed $271,599.  (Budgeted, 23% Federal Medi-Cal, 23% State Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment, 34% Individuals with Disabilities Education Act/SB90, 20% Mental Health Realignment)  (All Districts)

               

C.42    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with FamiliesFirst, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $295,378 to continue to provide an intensive day treatment program for seriously emotionally disturbed adolescents for the period July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2006, including an automatic extension through December 31, 2006 in an amount not to exceed $147,689. (Budgeted, 25% Federal Medi-Cal, 25% State Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment, 50% Individuals with Disabilities Education Act/SB90)  (All Districts)

               

C.43    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with Mental Health Management I, Inc., (dba Canyon Manor) in an amount not to exceed $147,613 to continue to provide mental health subacute care and treatment services to adults with serious mental illness who require skilled nursing inpatient psychiatric care for the period July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2006, including an automatic extension through December 31, 2006 in an amount not to exceed $73,806.  (Budgeted, 100% Mental Health Realignment)  (All Districts)

 

C.44       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with Seneca Residential and Day Treatment Center, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $927,421 to continue to provide school- and community-based mental health services to seriously emotionally disturbed students in the Mt. Diablo Unified School District and their families for the period July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2006, including an automatic extension through December 31, 2006 in an amount not to exceed $463,711.  (Budgeted, 24% Federal Medi-Cal, 24% State Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment, 52% Mount Diablo Unified School District)  (Districts II, III, IV and V)

               

C.45       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with New Connections, Inc., effective October 30, 2005, to increase the payment limit by $40,000 to a new payment limit of $653,369 for additional drug abuse prevention and treatment services, with no change in the term of July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2006.  (Budgeted, 61% Federal Primary Prevention, 39% State Proposition 36)  (All Districts)

 

C.46       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Rebecca Lapasa (dba Oak Hills Residential Facility), effective January 1, 2006, to increase the payment limit by $4,800 to a new payment limit of $28,800 to provide additional augmented board and care services to County-referred mentally disordered clients, with no change in the term of July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2006.  (Budgeted, 100% Mental Health Realignment)  (All Districts)

 

C.47       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Neighborhood House of North Richmond, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $27,883 to continue to provide detoxification and substance abuse residential treatment services to chronically homeless clients for the period September 30, 2005 through September 29, 2006.  (Budgeted, 100% Federal Project Coming Home)  (All Districts)

               

C.48       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with Lincoln Child Center, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $418,764 to continue to provide day treatment services to seriously emotionally disturbed youth for the period July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2006, including an automatic extension through December 31, 2006 in an amount not to exceed $209,382.   (Budgeted, 35% Federal Medi-Cal, 30% Individuals with Disabilities Education Act/Senate Bill 90, 33% State Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment, 2% Mental Health Realignment)  (All Districts)

 

C.49       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with Crestwood Behavioral Health, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $8,846,556 to continue to provide subacute skilled nursing care services to seriously and persistently mentally ill and neurobehavioral clients for the period July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2006, including an automatic extension through December 31, 2006 in an amount not to exceed $4,423,278.  (Budgeted, 100% Mental Health Realignment)  (All Districts)

               

C.50       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with Seneca Residential and Day Treatment Center, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $1,024,102 to continue to provide school-based mental health services to students in the West Contra Costa Unified School District for the period July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2006, including an automatic extension through December 31, 2006 in an amount not to exceed $512,051.  (Budgeted: 40% Federal Medi-Cal; 40% State Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment; 20% West Contra Costa Unified School District)  (Districts I and II)

               

C.51       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Victor Kogler in an amount not to exceed $98,440 to provide consultation, technical assistance, and operational support to the Alcohol and Other Drugs Services Division with regard to the System of Care for the period January 1 through December 31, 2006.  (Budgeted, 90% Federal Prevention Set-Aside and Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment Grant, 10% State)  (All Districts)

               

C.52       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with New Connections, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $461,995 to continue to provide perinatal intensive day-treatment services and substance abuse and mental health assessment services to participants in the California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids (CalWORKS) program for the period July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2006, including an automatic extension through December 31, 2006 in an amount not to exceed $230,998.  (Budgeted, 100% State CalWORKS) (All Districts)

               

C.53       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Shelter, Inc., effective December 15, 2005, to increase the payment limit by $15,000 to a new payment limit of $121,151 to provide additional support services to Health, Housing and Integrated Services Network clients, with no change in the term of July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2006.  (Budgeted, 88% Federal Mental Health Services Administration, 12% State Emergency Housing Assistance Program)  (All Districts)

 

C.54       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Julie O. Fulford (dba Valley Audiology) in an amount not to exceed $100,000 to continue to provide audiological services 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.55       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Melody L. Haworth in an amount not to exceed $26,151 to continue to provide professional ophthalmology technician services at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center and Contra Costa Health Centers for the period January 1 through June 30, 2006.  (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 12.3% County, 87.7% Patient/Third Party Revenues)  (All Districts)

 

C.56       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Supplemental Health Care, Inc., effective January 1, 2006, to expand the scope of services to provide temporary personnel in the additional classifications of occupational, speech, and physical therapists, with no change in the payment limit of $500,000 and no change in the term of April 1, 2005 through March 31, 2006.  (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 12.3% County, 87.7% Patient/Third Party Revenues)  (All Districts)

 

C.57       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Estelle Gregory, M.D., in an amount not to exceed $75,500 to provide professional psychiatric services at the Psychiatric Emergency Room at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center for the period January 1 through December 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 with Amarpreet Singh, M.D., in an amount not to exceed $151,220 to provide professional psychiatric services at the Psychiatric Emergency Room at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center for the period January 1 through December 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 with Edward Davis-Rodriguez, M.D., in an amount not to exceed $146,500 to provide psychiatric services at the Richmond Health Center for the period January 1 through December 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 with Jason Appel, M.D., in an amount not to exceed $75,000 to continue to provide orthopedic services 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.61       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the County Administrator, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Alcalde and Fay to increase the payment amount by $113,000 to a new payment limit of 319,000 and extend the term from December 31, 2006 to December 31, 2007 for continued federal representation services. (100% General Fund) (All Districts)

 

C.62       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE  the County Administrator, or designee, to submit a continuation application on behalf of the County’s Zero Tolerance for Domestic Violence Initiative to the Department of Justice Office on Violence Against Women for the “Grants to Encourage Arrest Policies and Enforcement of Protection Orders Program.” (No County match) (All Districts)

 

C.63       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Sheriff-Coroner, or designee, to execute a contract with Michael G. Ross in an amount not to exceed $78,720 to provide consulting services for the Office of the Sheriff for the period January 1 through December 31, 2006. (Budgeted) (All Districts)

 

Other Actions

 

C.64    ACCEPT the fifth annual report on Probation Department programs funded through the Juvenile Justice Crime Prevention Act., as recommended by the County Probation Officer. (All Districts)

 

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

 

C.66       AUTHORIZE relief of cash shortage in Sheriff’s inmate trust account in the amount of $464, that occurred on March 28, 2000, as recommended by the Auditor-Controller. (All Districts)

 

C.67       AUTHORIZE relief of cash shortage in Sheriff’s inmate trust account in the amount of  $750, that occurred on October 13, 2001, as recommended by the Auditor-Controller. (All Districts)       

 

C.68       ACCEPT letters from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development regarding the Contra Costa County Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report for Program Year 2004, and transmitting the results of monitoring of the Community Development Block Grant and HOME Investment Partnership programs.  (All Districts)

 

C.69       REFER to the Family and Human Services Committee a semi-annual report from the Local Child Care and Development Planning Council on its on going activities, as recommended by Supervisor DeSaulnier. (All Districts)

 

C.70       RECEIVE 2005 Annual Report submitted by the Hazardous Materials Commission, as recommended by the County Administrator. (All Districts)

 

C.71       ACCEPT status report on the management oversight activities of the County Administrator's Office for 2005, and APPROVE program of management audits and policy reviews proposed by the County Administrator for 2006, as recommended by the Internal Operations Committee.  (All Districts)

 

C.72       ACCEPT report from the Internal Operations Committee on the status of 2005 financial audits and the Auditor-Controller's proposed 2006 schedule of financial audits.  (All Districts)

 

C.73       ACCEPT report prepared by the Health Services Department on lessons learned in the transition of the George Miller Centers to the privately-operated Association for Retarded Citizens, as recommended by the Internal Operations Committee.  (All Districts)

 

C.74       ACCEPT year-end report on the accomplishments of, and disposition of referrals from, the 2005 Internal Operations Committee, as recommended by the Committee.  (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 (Supervisors Federal D. Glover and Mark DeSaulnier) - meets on the first  and third Mondays of the month at 10:30 a.m. in Room 101, County Administration Building, 651 Pine Street, Martinez .

 

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

 

The Internal Operations Committee (Supervisors Gayle B. Uilkema and Mark DeSaulnier) - meets on the first and third Mondays of the month at 9:00 a.m. in Room 105, County Administration Building, 651 Pine Street, Martinez.

 

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

 

Internal Operations Committee

Family and Human Services Committee

02-06-06

02-06-06

   9:00 a.m.

  10:30 a.m.

See above

See above

Finance Committee

02-02-06

  10:00 a.m.

See above

 

 

PERSONS WHO WISH TO ADDRESS THE BOARD MAY BE LIMITED TO THREE (3) MINUTES.

 

AGENDA DEADLINE:  Thursday, 12 noon, 12 days before the Tuesday Board meetings.

 

 

 

Glossary of Acronyms, Abbreviations, and other Terms (in alphabetical order): 

Contra Costa County has a policy of making limited use of acronyms, abbreviations, and industry-specific language in its Board of Supervisors meetings and written materials.  Following is a list of commonly used language that may appear in oral presentations and written materials associated with Board meetings:

 

 

 


AB              Assembly Bill

ABAG         Association of Bay Area Governments

ACA           Assembly Constitutional Amendment

ADA           Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990

AICP          American Institute of Certified Planners

AIDS          Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome

ALUC         Airport Land Use Commission

AOD           Alcohol and Other Drugs

BAAQMD    Bay Area Air Quality Management District

BART         Bay Area Rapid Transit District

BGO           Better Government Ordinance

BOS           Board of Supervisors

CALTRANS  California Department of Transportation

CalWIN       California Works Information Network

CalWORKS  California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids

CAO           County Administrative Officer or Office

CCHP         Contra Costa Health Plan

CCTA         Contra Costa Transportation Authority

CDBG         Community Development Block Grant

CEQA         California Environmental Quality Act

CIO            Chief Information Officer

COLA         Cost of living adjustment

CPA           Certified Public Accountant

CPI             Consumer Price Index

CSA           County Service Area

CSAC         California State Association of Counties

CTC            California Transportation Commission

dba            doing business as

EBMUD      East Bay Municipal Utility District

EIR             Environmental Impact Report

EIS             Environmental Impact Statement

EMCC         Emergency Medical Care Committee

EMS                 Emergency Medical Services

EPSDT       State Early Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment Program

et al.           et alii (and others)

etc.             et cetera (and so forth)

FAA            Federal Aviation Administration

FEMA         Federal Emergency Management Agency

First 5        First Five Children and Families Commission (Proposition 10)

FTE            Full Time Equivalent           

FY              Fiscal Year

GHAD         Geologic Hazard Abatement District

GIS            Geographic Information System

HCD           (State Dept of) Housing & Community Development

HIPAA        Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act

HIV             Human Immunodeficiency Syndrome

HOV           High Occupancy Vehicle

HR              Human Resources

HUD           United States Department of Housing and Urban Development

Inc.            Incorporated

ISO            Industrial Safety Ordinance

JPA            Joint (exercise of) Powers Authority or Agreement

Lamorinda    Lafayette-Moraga-Orinda Area

LAFCo        Local Agency Formation Commission

LLC            Limited Liability Company

LLP            Limited Liability Partnership

LVN            Licensed Vocational Nurse

MAC           Municipal Advisory Council

M.D.           Medical Doctor

M.F.T.        Marriage and Family Therapist

Mt.             Mount

MIS            Management Information System

MOE           Maintenance of Effort

MOU           Memorandum of Understanding

MTC           Metropolitan Transportation Commission

NACo         National Association of Counties

OB-GYN     Obstetrics and Gynecology

O.D.           Doctor of Optometry

OSHA         Occupational Safety and Health Administration

Psy.D.        Doctor of Psychology

RDA           Redevelopment Agency

RFI             Request For Information

RFP            Request For Proposal

RFQ           Request For Qualifications

RN              Registered Nurse

SB              Senate Bill

SBE           Small Business Enterprise

SWAT         Southwest Area Transportation Committee

TRANSPAC  Transportation Partnership & Cooperation (Central)

TRANSPLAN   Transportation Planning Committee (East County)

TWIC          Transportation, Water and Infrastructure Committee

VA              Department of Veterans Affairs

vs.              versus (against)

WAN           Wide Area Network

WCCTAC    West Contra Costa Transportation Advisory Committee