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 CALENDAR FOR THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

CONTRA COSTA COUNTY

 

AND FOR SPECIAL DISTRICTS, AGENCIES, AND AUTHORITIES GOVERNED BY THE BOARD

 

BOARD CHAMBERS ROOM 107, ADMINISTRATION BUILDING, 651 PINE STREET

MARTINEZ, CALIFORNIA 94553-1229

 

JOHN GIOIA , CHAIR,  1st DISTRICT

GAYLE B. UILKEMA  2nd DISTRICT

MARY N. PIEPHO  3rd DISTRICT

MARK DeSAULNIER  4th DISTRICT

FEDERAL D. GLOVER   5th DISTRICT

 

JOHN CULLEN, CLERK OF THE BOARD AND COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR, (925) 335-1900

 

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

 

TUESDAY

July 18, 2006

 

 

9:00 A.M.              Convene and announce adjournment to Closed Session, Room 101.

 

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

 

Inspirational Thought- “I have learned that success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life, as by the obstacles which he has overcome while trying”~ Booker T. Washington

 

CONSIDER  CONSENT  ITEMS  (Items listed as C.1 through C.71 on the following agenda)  -  Items removed from this section will be considered with the Short Discussion Items.

                     

HOUSING AUTHORITY CONSENT ITEMS

 

HA1    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Housing Authority Executive Director to execute a contract with Office of the Sheriff in the amount of $280,000 to provide the equivalent of one deputy position for the 12-month period April 1, 2006 through March 31, 2007 and a second deputy position for the 9-month period July 1, 2006 through March 31, 2007 to provide security services at the Las Deltas and Bayo Vista housing developments.  (Budgeted, Housing Authority capital funds)  (All Districts)  (Consider with C.32)

 

9:35 A.M.             

 

PRESENTATIONS

 

PR.1       PRESENTATION to adopt Resolution No. 2006/420 recognizing and thanking Mary Foran for her outstanding and inspirational leadership for two decades on behalf of the residents of Contra Costa and the employees of the Contra Costa Health Services Department.  (William Walker, M.D., Health Services Director) (All Districts)

 

9:45 A.M.             

 

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

 

SD.1    CONSIDER any Consent Items previously removed.

 

SD.2    HEARING to consider adoption of ordinances amending debt incurrence limits and extending the time limits for receipt of tax increment for the Redevelopment Plans for the Bay Point, Montalvin Manor, North Richmond, Pleasant Hill/Contra Costa Centre BART Station, and Rodeo project areas pursuant to Section 33333.6(e)(2) of the Health and Safety Code. (Jim Kennedy, Community Development Department) (All Districts)

 

SD.3       HEARING to consider the adoption of Urgency and Regular Fee Ordinances to fund the Subregional Transportation Mitigation Program for the West Contra Costa Transportation Advisory Committee, and DETERMINE that the West Contra Costa Transportation Advisory Committee (WCCTAC) Sub-Regional Transportation Mitigation Program (STMP) update is not subject to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), West County area. (No Fiscal Impact) (Julie Bueren, Public Works Department) (Districts I and II)

 

SD.4       CONSIDER directing the County Administrator's Office to assess the benefits of adopting an Internet-based computer software program that would track citizen comments, inquiries, and requests, and to present its findings to the Board of Supervisors and the Internal Operations Committee for discussion and appropriate action.  (Supervisor DeSaulnier) (All Districts)

 

SD.5    HEARING to consider adopting Resolution No. 2006/393 to create Zone 3107 (El Sobrante area) in County Service Area (CSA) P-6 and authorize an election for police service taxes, and adopting Ordinance No. 2006/27 to be presented for approval of the voters of Zone 3107/CSA P-6 by a September 19, 2006 mail ballot election on fees for Police Services District for Subdivision 008399. (Dennis Barry, Community Development Director) (District I)

 

SD.6    HEARING to consider formation of a community facilities district to fund public works maintenance services in the Bella Flora subdivision, North Richmond area; adopting Resolutions No. 2006/431, 2006/432, and 2006/433 relating to the establishment of the District, calling for a special election, and declaring the results of the special election; introduction and first reading of Ordinance No. 2006-32 authorizing the levy of taxes within the new District; and taking related actions.  (James Kennedy, Community Development Department) (District I)

 

SD.7    CONSIDER approving response to Grand Jury Report No. 0604, entitled "Caulk the Cracks That Children Fall Through!  For the Sake of Children", and directing the Clerk of the Board to forward the response to the Superior Court no later than August 18, 2006.  (John Cullen, County Administrator) (All Districts)

 

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

 

D.1             CONSIDER placing the proposed voter-approved Contra Costa County Urban Limit Line measure on the November 7, 2006 ballot.  (County File: GP#06-0001 and ZT #06-0001).  (Dennis Barry and Patrick Roche, Community Development Department) (All Districts) 

 

D.2      CONSIDER accepting report from the Community Services Director on the 2006-2008 Strategic Plan, as recommended by the Family and Human Services Committee. (Supervisor DeSaulnier, Committee Chair; Joe Valentine, Community Services Director)

 

D.3      CONSIDER report from the County Administrator regarding the County’s 2005 Affirmative Action Annual Progress Report. (John Cullen, Contra Costa County Administrator) (All Districts)

 

11:00 A.M.

 

D.4         CONTINUED HEARING on the administrative appeal of NamPhuong Tran and Trung Dung of the Community Development Department decision to allow solar panels at 1951 Green Valley Road, Alamo (County File #ZI-0611230). (Aruna Bhat, Community Development Department) (District III)

 

D.5         PUBLIC COMMENT  (3 Minutes/Speaker)

 

Closed Session

 

Supplemental Calendar of Closed Session Items For The Board of Supervisors of Contra Costa County

and for Special Districts, Agencies and Authorities Governed by the Board

Tuesday, July 18, 2006, 9:00 a.m. and thereafter, Board Chambers Room 107 and Room 101

 

A.        CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATORS

 

1.            Agency Negotiators: David Mackowiak and Keith Fleming.

 

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

 

2.            Agency Negotiators:  Lori Gentles and John Cullen.

 

Unrepresented Employees: All unrepresented agency management employees (Resolution No. 2006/22, including its Exhibits), unrepresented nursing classification employees, and all other unrepresented agency employees.

B.            CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL--EXISTING LITIGATION  (Gov. Code, § 54956.9(a))

1.       Maliq Manning, et al. v. Contra Costa County, et al., C.C.C. Superior Court No. C 05-01954

2.       Contra Costa County v. Asbury Graphite, Inc., of California, C.C.C. Superior Court No. C 99-00734

 

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

 

 

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 plans and specifications; AWARD and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a contract in the amount of $379,140 to Cumiskey Construction, Inc., the lowest responsive and responsible bidder for the Pinehurst Road Retaining Wall Replacement Project, Moraga/Canyon area. (Road Funds) (District II)

 

Engineering Services

 

C.2          DA 06-00059 (Cross-reference Subdivision 90-07562):  ADOPT Resolution  No. 2006/434 approving the Drainage Improvement Agreement for project being developed by Shea Homes Limited Partnership, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Oakley area. (District V)

 

C.3          MS 03-00005:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/435 approving the Parcel Map for project being developed by Manuel and Diana Vierra, and Mark and Rocel Bettencourt, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Brentwood area. (District III)

 

C.4          RA 02-01130 (Cross-reference 02-08669): ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/436 accepting completion of road improvements for project being developed by Brookfield Ambridge, LLC, as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.5          SD 02-08682:      ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/437 accepting completion of warranty period and release of cash deposit for faithful performance on project being developed by Shapell Industries of Northern California, as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.6          SD 02-08684:      ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/438 accepting completion of warranty period and release of cash deposit for faithful performance for project being developed by Shapell Industries of Northern California, as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

Special Districts & County Airports

 

C.7          RATIFY the decision of the Canyon Lakes Geologic Hazard Abatement District (GHAD) General Manager to execute a contract amendment with Dover Construction, effective July 1, 2006, to extend the term until June 30, 2007 and increase the payment limit by $101,000 to a new payment limit of $202,000, for emergency repair and preventive maintenance, as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon area. (Canyon Lake GHAD funds) (District III)

 

C.8            RATIFY the decision of the Blackhawk Geologic Hazard Abatement District (GHAD) General Manager to execute a contract amendment with Dover Construction, effective July 1, 2006, to extend the term until June 30, 2007 and increase the payment limit by $150,000 to a new payment limit of $300,000, for emergency repair and preventive maintenance, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Danville area.  (Service Area M-23 funds) (District III)

 

Statutory Actions

 

C.9          APPROVE minutes, as on file with the Clerk of the Board, for the month of June, 2006. (All Districts)

 

C.10       Summarize monthly meeting reports for the month of June, 2006. (All Districts)

 

Claims, Collections & Litigation

 

C.11       DENY claims for United Services Automobile Association for Patrick J. Hennessy; Ashwin Dumpala; Anthony Lee Grieb; Margaret Alami; and Patrick Shermenti.

 

C.12       RECEIVE report concerning the final settlement of Blanco Trujillo vs. Contra Costa County and AUTHORIZE payment from the Medical Liability Trust Fund in the amount of $60,000, as recommended by the County Administrator’s Office. (All Districts)

 

Hearing Dates

 

C.13       APPROVE the Notice of Intention to convey the County-owned Crockett Community Center to the Crockett Community Services District, FIX August 1, 2006 at 9:30 a.m. for a public hearing to consummate this conveyance, and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to publish required notices pursuant to Government Code 6061, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Crockett area. (Cost savings) (District II)

 

Honors & Proclamations

 

C.14    RATIFY Resolution No. 2006/429 honoring Cleo Jones of Richmond on the occasion of her 100th birthday, as recommended by Supervisor Gioia. (District I)

 

Appointments & Resignations

 

C.15    DECLARE vacant the Hazardous Materials Commission Business seat #1 Alternate held by Jeff Hartwig due to resignation, and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy, as recommended by the Health Services Department. (All Districts)

 

C.16    Re-APPOINT Ludwik Bednarz to the District II seat and Robert Weinberg to the District II Alternate seat of the County Library Commission as recommended by Supervisor Uilkema. ( District II)

 

C.17    DECLARE vacant the Alternate 1 seat on the County Service Area P-1 Citizens Advisory Committee held by Kent Peterson due to resignation, and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy, as recommended by Supervisor Uilkema. (District II)

 

C.18    DECLARE vacant the San Pablo member’s seat on the Western Contra Costa County Transit Authority Board of Directors held by Alice Strain due to resignation, DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy, and APPOINT her to the Alternate seat, as recommended by Supervisor Uilkema. (District II)

 

C.19    DECLARE vacant the District IV Alternate seat on the First 5 Children and Families Commission held by Linda Kochly due to her resignation, and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy, as recommended by Supervisor DeSaulnier. (District IV)

 

C.20    APPOINT Judith Ortiz to the District One seat of the First Five, Children and Families Commission, as recommended by Supervisor Gioia. (District I)

 

C.21    DECLARE vacant the 2nd Alternate seat of the El Sobrante Municipal Advisory Council held by Michael Baefsky due to resignation, and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy, as recommended by Supervisor Gioia. (District I)

 

Appropriation Adjustments  - 2005/2006 FY

 

C.22     Health Services (0467)/General Services (0063):  APPROVE Appropriations Adjustment No. 5144 authorizing the transfer of appropriations in the amount of $2,046 from Health Services to General Services Fleet Operations to purchase a replacement vehicle for East County Adult Mental Health.  (All Districts)  (Consider with GS1) 

 

C.23       General Services (0063):  APPROVE Appropriations and Revenue Adjustment No. 5112 authorizing new revenue in the amount of $12,219 in accumulated depreciation and estimated salvage from a vehicle being retired from the County fleet, and appropriating it for a replacement vehicle for East County Adult Mental Health in the Health Services Department.  (All Districts)  (Consider with HS1)

 

C.24       Library (0620 / 0621):  APPROVE Appropriations and Revenue Adjustment Nos. 5138, 5139, 5140, 5141, 5142 and 5143 authorizing new revenue in the amount of $239,178 from donations and grants, and appropriating it for library materials, equipment and programs for Fiscal Year 2005/06.  (All Districts)

 

C.25       Justice System Planning-Local Law Enforcement (0267/0269): APPROVE Appropriations and Revenue Adjustment No. 5145 authorizing new revenue for the Local Law Enforcement Block Grant in the amount of $721 from investment earnings and appropriating it to match program expenditures to date. (Fiscal Year 2005/06) (All Districts)

 

C.26       Community Services (0588): APPROVE Appropriations and Revenue Adjustment No. 5128 authorizing new revenue in the amount of $1,750,000 from childcare reimbursements, and appropriating it for projected expenditures for Fiscal Year 2005/06 (All Districts)

 

C.27       Community Services (0589): APPROVE Appropriations and Revenue Adjustment No. 5129 authorizing new revenue in the amount of $860,000 from cost-of-living allowance adjustments from the California Department of Education, and appropriating it for expenditures for Fiscal Year 2005/06. (All Districts)

 

C.28       Community Services (0584): APPROVE Appropriations and Revenue Adjustment No. 5130 authorizing new revenue in the amount of $190,000 from cost-of-living allowance adjustments from the California Department of Education, and appropriating it for expenditures for Fiscal Year 2005/06. (All Districts)

 

Intergovernmental Relations

 

C.29    ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/430 authorizing the Community Development Director to apply for a grant in the amount of $50,000 from the Bay Area Air Quality District for transportation funds. (No County match) (District III)

 

Personnel Actions

 

C.30    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20084 to cancel two Account Clerk-Experienced Level positions (represented) and to add two Accountant I positions (unrepresented) in the Building Inspection Department.  (100% Permit fees)  (All Districts)

 

C.31    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20085 approving the transfer of one Administrative Aide-Project (unrepresented) position in the Human Resources Department into the Merit System, as recommended by the Assistant County Administrator- Human Resources Director. (No impact to the General Fund) (Budgeted) (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.32    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Sheriff-Coroner, or designee, to execute a contract with County Housing Authority to pay the County an amount not to exceed $280,000 to provide the equivalent of one deputy position for the 12-month period April 1, 2006 through March 31, 2007 and a second deputy position for the 9-month period July 1, 2006 through March 31, 2007 to provide security services at the Las Deltas and Bayo Vista housing developments.  (No County match)  (All Districts)  (Consider with HA1) 

 

C.33    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with the State Department of Health Services Cancer Prevention and Nutrition Section to pay the County an amount not to exceed $2,551,985 for the California Nutrition Network Project for the period October 1, 2005 through September 30, 2008, including an agreement to indemnify and hold the State harmless for any claims arising out of the performance of this contract.  (No County match)  (All Districts) 

 

C.34    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with City of Hercules to pay the County an amount not to exceed $9,800 to provide congregate meal services for the Senior Nutrition Program for the period July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007, including an automatic extension through September 30, 2007 in an amount not to exceed $2,450.  (No County match)  (District II)

 

C.35    ADOPT resolution No. 2006/394, authorizing the Sheriff-Coroner, or designee, to execute grant documents on behalf of the Contra Costa County Anti-Terrorism Approval Body providing funding in an amount not to exceed $1,821,351 for emergency preparedness and response activities for the period ending twenty-four (24) months from the federal award date. (No County match) (All Districts)

 

C.36    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Sheriff-Coroner, or designee, to execute a contract with the State of California Commission on Peace Officers Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.) to accept an amount not to exceed $66,750 for the presentation of P.O.S.T.-certified Emergency Vehicles Operations Course training by the Law Enforcement Training Center for the period July 1, 2006 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.37    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with New Connections, Inc., in amount not to exceed $42,200 to continue to provide outreach and referral services to clients with Human Immunodeficiency Virus / Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome clients in West County for the period July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007.   (Budgeted, 100% Federal Ryan White CARE Act)  (Districts I and II) 

 

C.38    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Asian Pacific Psychological Services, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $60,000 to continue to provide youth, family, and community drug abuse prevention services in West County for the period July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007.  (Budgeted, 100% Federal Primary Prevention)  (Districts I and II) 

 

C.39       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with FamiliesFirst, Inc., effective June 1, 2006, to increase the payment limit by $11,109 to a new payment limit of $306,487 and to increase the automatic extension payment limit by $5,554 to a new payment limit of $153,243 to provide intensive day treatment services to additional seriously emotionally disturbed youth, with no change in the term of July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2006 and no change in the automatic extension through December 31, 2006. (Budgeted:  25% Federal Medi-Cal; 25% State Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment; 50% Individuals with Disabilities Education Act/Senate Bill 90)  (All Districts)

 

C.40    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Ujima Family Recovery Services, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $539,480 to continue to provide residential substance abuse treatment services to pregnant and/or parenting women and their children for the period July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007. (Budgeted, 100% Proposition 10 funds)  (All Districts) 

 

C.41    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Contra Costa Association for Retarded Citizens, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $343,637 to continue to provide wrap-around, day treatment, and mental health services to high-risk, delayed or emotionally disturbed children at the Lynn Center for the period July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007.  (Budgeted:  24% Federal Medi-Cal; 24% State Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment; 52% Proposition 10 funds)  (All Districts) 

 

C.42    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Adolescent Treatment Centers, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $106,097 to continue to provide alcohol and drug program services at its Thunder Road facility in Oakland for the period July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007.  (Budgeted, 100% Federal Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment funds)  (All Districts) 

 

C.43    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Victor Treatment Center, Inc., effective June 1, 2006, to increase the payment limit by $1,825 to a new payment limit of $86,965 to provide subacute residential treatment services to additional minors, with no change in the term of May 1, 2005 through June 30, 2006, including an automatic extension through December 31, 2006 in an amount not to exceed $43,482.  (Budgeted, 100% State Assembly Bill 3632/Senate Bill 90)   (All Districts)

 

C.44    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Travel Nurse Across America, LLC, in an amount not to exceed $200,000 to continue to provide nursing registry services at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center and Contra Costa Health Centers for the period July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007.    (Budgeted, Enterprise I:  14.1% County, 85.9% Patient/Third Party Revenues)  (All Districts) 

 

C.45    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Bay Area Addiction Research and Treatment Behavioral Health Services, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $50,000 to continue to provide a methadone opiate treatment program for inmates at the Main Detention and West County Detention facilities for the period July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2008.  (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 14.1% County, 85.9% Patient/Third Party Revenues)  (All Districts) 

 

C.46    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Gary Bean, M.D., Inc., in an amount not to exceed $35,000 to continue to provide professional primary care services to Contra Costa Health Plan members for the period July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007.  (Budgeted, Enterprise III: 6.1% County, 93.9% Health Plan member premiums)  (All Districts)

 

C.47    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Terry Toranto, M.D., in an amount not to exceed $35,000 to continue to provide professional outpatient psychotherapy services to Contra Costa Health Plan members for the period July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007.  (Budgeted, Enterprise III: 6.1% County, 93.9% Health Plan member premiums)  (All Districts)

 

C.48    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Mercer Human Resource Consulting, Inc., effective August 31, 2006, to increase the payment limit by $125,000 to a new payment limit of $475,000 and to extend the term from August 31, 2006 to August 31, 2007 to continue to provide senior management consultation, and actuarial analysis and certification services as required by state-funded contracts.   (Budgeted, Enterprise III: 6.1% County, 93.9% Health Plan member premiums)  (All Districts)

 

C.49    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Night Owl Pediatrics, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $75,000 to continue to provide professional pediatric urgent care services to Contra Costa Health Plan members for the period July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007.  (Budgeted, Enterprise III: 6.1% County, 93.9% Health Plan member premiums)  (All Districts)

 

C.50    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Interim Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with California Translation Service in the amount of $130,000 for oral and written translator bank services during the period July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007. (Budgeted: 15% County; 50% State; 35% Federal) (All Districts)

 

C.51    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Interim Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Trans Metro Express in an amount not to exceed $60,000 to provide charter transportation services to Independent Living Skills Program participants for events and activities located primarily in Central County for the period July 11, 2006 through June 30, 2007. (Budgeted; 100% Federal Independent Living Skills Program funds) (All Districts

 

C.52       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a contract with T Y LIN International in the amount of $100,000 for on-call structural engineering services through July 31, 2008, Countywide. (Various project funds)(All Districts)

 

C.53       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a contract with MGE Engineering, Inc., in the amount of $100,000 for on-call structural engineering services through July 31, 2008, Countywide. (Various project funds) (All Districts)

C.54    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Quincy Engineering, Inc., in the amount of $100,000 for on-call structural engineering services through July 31, 2008, Countywide. (Various project funds) (All Districts)

 

C.55       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Geomatics Transportation Services in the amount of $100,000 for on-call land surveying services through July 18, 2008, Countywide. (Various project funds) (All Districts)

 

C.56       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a contract with RBF Consulting in the amount of $100,000 for on-call land surveying services through July 18, 2008, Countywide. (Various project funds) (All Districts)

 

C.57    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the General Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Kleinfelder, Inc., in the amount of $29,325 to provide inspection and testing services for the Public Works Building Expansion Project, 255 Glacier Drive, Martinez, for the period July 18, 2006 through July 31, 2007.  (Budgeted, Public Works Department)

 

C.58    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Sheriff-Coroner, or designee, to execute a contract with Walter Thomas Gill in an amount not to exceed  $31,160 to provide mutual aid coordinator services for the period July 1 through December 31, 2006. (Budgeted, 100% General Fund) (All Districts)

 

C.59    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Sheriff-Coroner, or designee, to execute a contract with Frank Ross Weaver in an amount not to exceed $27,785 to provide law librarian services to inmates at County detention facilities for the period August 1 through December 31, 2006. (100% Inmate Welfare Fund) (All Districts)

 

C.60    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the County Administrator, or designee, to execute a contract with Robin Moore in an amount not to exceed $28,456 for Arts and Culture Commission support and office management for the period July 31, 2006 through July 30, 2007. (Budgeted, 100% General Fund) (All Districts)

 

C.61       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the County Administrator, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with George Scott Tandy, effective June 30, 2006, to increase the payment limit by $18,929 to a new payment limit of $36,229 and extend the term from June 30 to August 31, 2006 for continuing management consultation services related to the Emergency Public Safety Radio System Replacement Project and the East Contra Costa Fire District Master Plan. (100% General Fund) (All Districts) 

 

Other Actions

 

C.62    DECLARE as surplus and AUTHORIZE the Purchasing Agent, or designee, to dispose of specified vehicles and equipment no longer needed for public use, as recommended by the General Services Director.  (All Districts)

 

C.63    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Development Director, or designee, to amend the area served by Garaventa Enterprises under the solid waste collection franchise agreement to reflect annexations of previously unincorporated areas to the City of Brentwood as approved by the Local Agency Formation Commission.  (District III) 

 

C.64    APPROVE an amendment to Land Conservation Contract No. 2-72 with Alfred G. Schwartz and Karl O. Schwartz to allow for a modular home for a family member at 9575 Marsh Creek Road, Clayton Area, as recommended by the Community Development Director.  (District IV) 

 

C.65       RESCIND Land Conservation Contract No. 13-74, and APPROVE Land Conservation Contract No. 05-0005 relating to land owned by Daniel Rich and Laura Rich at 6500 Highland Road, Tassajara area, as recommended by the Community Development Director.  (District III) 

 

C.66   RESCIND Land Conservation Contract No. 3-69, and APPROVE Land Conservation Contract No. 05-0006 relating to land owned by Katherine M. Brenkle and John R. Brenkle at Cummings Skyway and State Route 4, Franklin Canyon area, as recommended by the Community Development Director.  (District II) 

 

C.67       CONTINUE the emergency action originally taken by the Board of Supervisors on March 21, 2006, pursuant to Public Contract Code Sections 22035 and 22050, to repair storm damage to roads and channels, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Countywide. (All Districts)

 

C.68    APPROVE bid documents and specifications and AUTHORIZE the solicitation of bids for the Public Works Department Expansion Project, 255 Glacier Drive, Martinez with bids to be received in September 2006, as recommended by the General Services Director.  (Budgeted, Public Works Department) (District II)

 

C.69       ACCEPT monthly update on the operations of the Community Services Department, as recommended by the County Administrator’s Office. (All Districts)

 

C.70    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Contra Costa Auditor-Controller, or designee, to pay a one-time lump sum amount of $1,556.48 to Rich Seithel as compensation for additional duties and responsibilities performed due to his appointment as the Interim Department Head for the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District commencing June 9 and ending July 7, 2006, as recommended by the County Administrator’s Office. (All Districts)

 

Redevelopment Agency

 

C.71       RATIFY purchase of services from Goldfarb and Lipman, and AUTHORIZE the Auditor-Controller to pay up to $25,000 outstanding balance for legal services provided to the County Redevelopment Agency for the period July 1, 2005 to June 30, 2006.  (100% Redevelopment Funds)  (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

08-07-06

08-07-06

   9:00 a.m.

  10:30 a.m.

See above

See above

Finance Committee

Transportation Water & Infrastructure

08-10-06

08-14-06

    1:00 p.m.

  10:00 a.m.

See above

See above

 

 

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

 

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

 

 

 

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

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

 

 

AB              Assembly Bill

ABAG         Association of Bay Area Governments

ACA           Assembly Constitutional Amendment

ADA           Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990

AFSCME    American Federation of State County and Municipal Employees

AICP          American Institute of Certified Planners

AIDS          Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome

ALUC         Airport Land Use Commission

AOD Alcohol and Other Drugs

BAAQMD    Bay Area Air Quality Management District

BART         Bay Area Rapid Transit District

BGO           Better Government Ordinance

BOS Board of Supervisors

CALTRANS  California Department of Transportation

CalWIN       California Works Information Network

CalWORKS  California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids

CAER            Community Awareness Emergency Response

CAO County Administrative Officer or Office

CCHP         Contra Costa Health Plan

CCTA         Contra Costa Transportation Authority

CDBG         Community Development Block Grant

CEQA         California Environmental Quality Act

CIO            Chief Information Officer

COLA         Cost of living adjustment

CPA           Certified Public Accountant

CPI             Consumer Price Index

CSA           County Service Area

CSAC         California State Association of Counties

CTC            California Transportation Commission

dba            doing business as

EBMUD      East Bay Municipal Utility District

EIR             Environmental Impact Report

EIS             Environmental Impact Statement

EMCC         Emergency Medical Care Committee

EMS           Emergency Medical Services

EPSDT       State Early Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment Program

et al.           et alii (and others)

etc.             et cetera (and so forth)

FAA            Federal Aviation Administration

FEMA         Federal Emergency Management Agency

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

FTE            Full Time Equivalent           

FY              Fiscal Year

GHAD         Geologic Hazard Abatement District

GIS            Geographic Information System

HCD           (State Dept of) Housing & Community Development

HIPAA        Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act

HIV             Human Immunodeficiency Syndrome

HOV High Occupancy Vehicle

HR              Human Resources

HUD           United States Department of Housing and Urban Development

Inc.            Incorporated

ISO            Industrial Safety Ordinance

JPA            Joint (exercise of) Powers Authority or Agreement

Lamorinda    Lafayette-Moraga-Orinda Area

LAFCo        Local Agency Formation Commission

LLC            Limited Liability Company

LLP            Limited Liability Partnership

Local 1       See AFSCME

LVN            Licensed Vocational Nurse

MAC           Municipal Advisory Council

M.D. Medical Doctor

M.F.T.        Marriage and Family Therapist

Mt.             Mount

MIS            Management Information System

MOE           Maintenance of Effort

MOU           Memorandum of Understanding

MTC           Metropolitan Transportation Commission

NACo         National Association of Counties

OB-GYN     Obstetrics and Gynecology

O.D.           Doctor of Optometry

OES-EOC   Office of Emergency Services-Emergency Operations Center

OSHA         Occupational Safety and Health Administration

Psy.D.        Doctor of Psychology

RDA           Redevelopment Agency

RFI             Request For Information

RFP            Request For Proposal

RFQ           Request For Qualifications

RN              Registered Nurse

SB              Senate Bill

SBE           Small Business Enterprise

SWAT         Southwest Area Transportation Committee

TRANSPAC  Transportation Partnership & Cooperation (Central)

TRANSPLAN Transportation Planning Committee (East County)

TRE or TTE     Trustee

TWIC          Transportation, Water and Infrastructure Committee

VA              Department of Veterans Affairs

vs.              versus (against)

WAN           Wide Area Network

WCCTAC    West Contra Costa Transportation Advisory Committee