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JOHN GIOIA

1st DISTRICT

GAYLE B. UILKEMA

2nd DISTRICT

MARY N. PIEPHO

3rd DISTRICT

MARK DeSAULNIER

4th DISTRICT

FEDERAL D. GLOVER

5th DISTRICT

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

 

 

 

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 25, 2006

 

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

There were no Closed Session announcements.

 

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

 

CONSIDER  CONSENT  ITEMS  (Items listed as C.1 through C.74 on the following agenda)  -  Items removed from this section will be considered with the Short Discussion Items.

Approved as listed except as noted:  C.52

 

Inspirational Thought  - “The will to win is worthless if you do not have the will to prepare.”~ Thane Yost

                     

HOUSING AUTHORITY CONSENT ITEMS  Approved as listed.

 

HA.1   ACCEPT the Housing Authority investment report for the quarter ending June 30, 2006, as required by SB 564 (Ch 783) and as recommended by the Housing Authority Executive Director.  (All Districts)

 

9:35 A.M.             

 

PRESENTATIONS  Approved as listed

 

PR.1    PRESENTATION to consider adopting Resolution No. 2006/406 recognizing and honoring Public Works Director Maurice Shiu in appreciation for 35 years exemplary service to Contra Costa County and its citizens.  (John Cullen, County Administrator) (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 Resolution No. 2006/406 and Ordinance No. 2006/28, to increase fees for services provided by the Treasurer-Tax Collector including processing returned checks, certifying bulk transfers, issuing subdivision certification bonds, collecting delinquent unsecured property taxes, and preparing and publicly noticing delinquent secured tax records. (William J. Pollacek, Treasurer-Tax Collector) (All Districts)

CLOSED the public hearing: ADOPTED of Resolution No. 2006/406 and Ordinance No. 2006/28, to increase fees for services provided by the Treasurer-Tax Collector including processing returned checks, certifying bulk transfers, issuing subdivision certification bonds, collecting delinquent unsecured property taxes, and preparing and publicly noticing delinquent secured tax records

 

SD.3         HEARING to consider adoption of Resolution No. 2006/440 accepting the Final Engineer’s 2006/2007 Report for Discovery Bay West Parking District and declaring intent to levy and collect annual assessments of parking maintenance fees, Discovery Bay area. (Eileen Doten, Public Works Department) (District III)

CLOSED the public hearing; and ADOPTED Resolution No. 2006/440 accepting the Final Engineer’s 2006/2007 Report for Discovery Bay West Parking District and declaring intent to levy and collect annual assessments of parking maintenance fees, Discovery Bay area

 

SD.4         HEARING to consider adoption of Resolution No. 2006/441 accepting the Final Engineer’s 2006/2007 Report for County Service Area L-100 and declaring intent to levy annual street lighting charges to be placed on the tax roll for Fiscal Year 2006/2007, Countywide. (Eileen Doten, Public Works Department) (All Districts)

CLOSED the public hearing; and ADOPTED Resolution No. 2006/441 accepting the Final Engineer’s 2006/2007 Report for County Service Area L-100 and declaring intent to levy annual street lighting charges to be placed on the tax roll for Fiscal Year 2006/2007, Countywide.

 

SD.5    HEARING on the appeal of the notice and order to abate a public nuisance on the real property located at 515 Palms Drive, Martinez area, (Tyrone Ridgle, Building Inspection Department) (Roger T. Goodwin, Owner) (District II)

CLOSED the public hearing on the appeal of the notice and order to abate a public nuisance on the real property located at 515 Palms Drive, Martinez area; GRANTED the appellant 30 days to complete the clean-up of the property; DIRECTED the abatement proceed if compliance is not achieved in that time.

 

SD.6       HEARING on the appeal of the notice and order to abate a public nuisance on the real property located at 95 Crivello Avenue, Pittsburg area. (Tyrone Ridgle, Building Inspection Department) (Carolyn Lee, Owner) (District V) 

CONTINUED to August 8, 2006 at 9:30 a.m. the hearing on the appeal of the notice and order to abate a public nuisance on the real property located at 95 Crivello Avenue, Pittsburg area.

           

SD.7       CONSIDER directing the Community Development, Building Inspection and Public Works Departments to work with the County Counsel's Office and the District II Supervisor to draft ordinance amendments to address the possible impacts from single family residential building permits on natural or repaired landslide areas. (Supervisor Uilkema) (All Districts)

 

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

 

D.1         CONSIDER endorsing, in concept, County participation in a Joint Powers Agreement (JPA) with Alameda County and participating Contra Costa and Alameda County jurisdictions to implement a regional emergency radio communications system, and authorizing the County Administrator to seek outside assistance to draft a JPA and to conduct an independent review of a system proposal secured by Alameda County. (John Cullen, County Administrator) (All Districts)

ENDORSED, in concept, County participation in a Joint Powers Agreement (JPA) with Alameda County and participating Contra Costa and Alameda County jurisdictions to implement a regional radio communications system; AUTHORIZED the County Administrator to participate in the drafting of the JPA; AUTHORIZED the County Administrator to work with Alameda County to solicit proposals for an independent review of a regional communication system proposal secured by Alameda County; REQUESTED a report from the Sheriff’s Department and Chief Richter on interim steps in local communication within Contra Costa County;  REQUESTED a report back, with County Counsel’s involvement, in 30 days, on the  bid process;  REQUESTED a report back to the full board quarterly by the County Administrator's Office, on the status of the radio interoperability program; and DIRECTED staff make an outreach effort to applicable transit operators.

 

 

D.2      CONSIDER approving recommendations to improve operational efficiency and economic viability of the County airports. (Supervisor DeSaulnier) (All Districts)

DIRECTED the County Administrator’s Office to work with the Director of Airports to research and evaluate the most effective methods of streamlining County policies and processes in order to promote greater development at our County’s airports; and DIRECTED that these departments return to the Board of Supervisors within 90 days to report on their findings.

 

D.3         PUBLIC COMMENT  (3 Minutes/Speaker)  There were no requests to speak.

 

 

Closed Session

 

1:00 P.M.

 

D.4         HEARING on the administrative appeal filed by William and Marie Parsons of the Zoning Administrator’s decision to approve an addition to the existing single family residence on the property located at 1485 Emmons Canyon Road, Alamo area. (Aruna Bhat, Community Development Department) (County File ZI06-11413) (District III)

CONTINUED to August 8, 2006 at 1:00 p.m. the hearing on the administrative appeal filed by William and Marie Parsons of the Zoning Administrator’s decision to approve an addition to the existing single family residence on the property located at 1485 Emmons Canyon Road, Alamo area.

 

D.5      HEARING on the San Ramon Valley Regional Planning Commission recommendation to rezone 1.5 acres from General Agricultural District (A-2) to Single Family Residential  District (R-65) located at 2061 Ridgewood  Road, Alamo area. (Lashun Cross, Community Development Department) (Glenn Brown, Applicant and Owner) (County File RZ033127) (District III)

CLOSED the public hearing on the San Ramon Valley Regional Planning Commission recommendation to rezone 1.5 acres from General Agricultural District (A-2) to Single Family Residential  District (R-65) located at 2061 Ridgewood  Road, Alamo area. (Glenn Brown, Applicant and Owner); ADOPTED the Mitigated Negative Declaration and Mitigation Monitoring Program prepared for this project finding that is adequate for the purposes of compliance the California Environmental Quality Act; ACCEPTED the recommendation of the San Ramon Valley Regional Planning Commission as contained in Resolution No. 19-2006; ADOPTED Ordinance No 2006-30 giving effect to the rezoning; ADOPTED the findings contained in the San Ramon Valley Planning Commission Resolution 19-2006 as basis for the Board’s action; and DIRECTED the Community Development Department to post a Notice of Determination with the County Clerk.

 

D.6      HEARING on the County Planning Commission recommendation to approve a rezoning to establish a preliminary and final development plan for 89 single family residential units, superseding one that has expired, within an existing planned unit district (P-1); at 4755 and 4781 Pacheco Boulevard, Martinez area. (Catherine Kutsuris, Community Development Department) (Loving and Campos Architects, Inc., Applicant) (Field Brothers and Randal Bodhaine, Owners) (County files #RZ053158 & #DP053027) (District II)

CONTINUED to September 12, 2006 at 1:15 p.m. hearing on the County Planning Commission recommendation to approve a rezoning to establish a preliminary and final development plan for 89 single family residential units, superseding one that has expired, within an existing planned unit district (P-1); at 4755 and 4781 Pacheco Boulevard, Martinez area.

 

D.7         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)

ACCEPTED the followup report from the Community Development Director; and ADOPTED Resolution No. 2006/80 calling for election on November 7, 2006 for the 2006 Voter-Approved Contra Costa County Urban Limit Line (Countywide).

      

AJ.1           ADJOURNED in memory of Reinald E. Guingon, recent graduate of California State Hayward University and resident of Hercules.

SUPPLEMENTAL CALENDAR OF CLOSED SESSION ITEMS

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.                               Bettie Patterson v. Contra Costa County, C.C.C. Superior Court No. C 05-01819 

 

2.               Reclamation District No. 799 (Hotchkiss Tract) v. County of Contra Costa, C.C.C. Superior Court No. N 06-0738 

 

3.                  James Hawkins v. Contra Costa County, Claim Nos. 42291, 49111, 50438

 

CONSENT ITEMS

 

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

 

Road and Transportation

C.1        ADOPT Traffic Resolution No. 2006/4176 to establish no parking at all times on the east side of La Paloma Road starting at the south curbline of Chabre Court and extending south for 50 feet, as recommended by the Public Works Director, El Sobrante area. (District I)

C.2        ADOPT Traffic Resolution No. 2006/4177 to prohibit parking at all times, except for vehicles of individuals with disabilities (blue curb), on the west side of Arlington Avenue, beginning at a point 200 feet south of the south curbline of Arlmont Drive and extending southerly a distance of  25 feet, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Kensington area. (District I)

 

C.3          ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/442 approving and authorizing the Public Works Director, or designee, to fully close a portion of Maple Lane on September 10, 2006 from 12:00 p.m. through 5:00 p.m., for the purpose of an Annual Neighborhood Barbecue/Block Party, Walnut Creek area. (District II)

 

C.4          ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/443 approving and authorizing the Public Works Director, or designee, to fully close a portion of 3rd Street, on July 29, 2006 from 8:00 a.m. 8:00am ttthrough 4:00 p.m., for the purpose of the North Richmond Community Fair, North Richmond area. (District I)

 

C.5      APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a contract in the amount of $400,000 to Vali Cooper & Associates to provide construction management services for the Parker Avenue Reconstruction Project for the period of July 19, 2006 through April 30, 2008, Rodeo area. (50% County Redevelopment funds, 26% Loan to Public Works from Redevelopment, 24% Rodeo Crockett Transportation Improvement funds) (District II)

 

Engineering Services

 

C.6          da 0-00001 (Cross-reference sd 95-07976):  ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/444 accepting completion of improvements for Main Branch Alamo Creek Restoration for project being developed by Windemere blc Land Company, llc, as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.7          da 00-00002 (Cross-reference sd 95-07976): ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/445 accepting completion of improvements for East Branch Alamo Creek Restoration for project being developed by Windemere blc Land Company, llc, as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.8          dp 04-03003: ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/446 accepting Offer of Dedication-Sidewalk Easement for project being developed by Joel Hewatt and James Wilson, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Martinez area. (District II)

 

C.9          ra 02-01137 (Cross-reference sd 03-08509): ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/447 accepting completion of improvements for Subdivision Agreement (right-of-way landscaping) for project being developed by Windemere blc Land Company, llc, as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.10       ra 04-01165 (Cross-reference sd 03-08508): ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/448 approving the Road Improvement Agreement for project being developed by Windemere blc Land Company, llc, as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.11       ra 05-01186 (Cross-reference sd 99-08381): ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/449 approving the Road Improvement Agreement for project being developed by Shapell Homes, a division of Shapell Industries, Inc., a Delaware Corp., as recommended by the Public Works Director, Danville area. (District III)

 

C.12       sd 99-08306: ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/450 accepting Grand Deed of Development Rights, for project being developed by Shapell Homes, a division of Shapell Industries, Inc., a Delaware Corp., as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

Engineering Services

 

C.13       sd 99-08381: ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/451 accepting Offer of Dedication-Access Easement for project being developed by Shapell Industries of Northern California, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Danville area. (District III)

 

C.14       sd 99-08381: ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/452 accepting Offer of Dedication-Detector Loop Easement for project being developed by Shapell Industries of Northern California, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Danville area. (District III)

 

C.15       sd 00-08151: ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/453 approving the Third Extension of the Subdivision Agreement for project being developed by Windemere blc Land Company, llc, as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.16       sd 00-08151: ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/454 approving the Third Extension of the Subdivision Agreement (right-of-way landscaping) for project being developed by Windemere blc Land Company, llc, as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

Special Districts & County Airports

 

C.17    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District Chief, or designee, to execute a contract with Contra Costa County to pay the District an amount not to exceed $840,000 to provide First Responder Paramedic Program services for the period July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007, including a mutual indemnification and hold harmless agreement for any claims arising out of the performance of this contract.  (100% Cost reimbursement, Measure H Emergency Services funds)  (All Districts)  (Consider with C.39) 

 

C.18       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Chief Engineer, Flood Control and Water Conservation District, or designee, to reimburse the City of Brentwood in the amount of $77,331 for installation of 621 feet of Drainage Area 52 a Line a, Brentwood area, pursuant to the District’s Drainage Area Credit and Reimbursement Policy. (Drainage Area 52 a funds) (District III)

 

C.19       ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/456 approving and authorizing the Chief Engineer, Flood Control and Water Conservation District, or designee, to impose the annual Drainage Area Benefit Assessments for Fiscal Year 2006/2007 for Drainage Areas 67a, 75 a, 76 a, 520, 910, 1010, and 1010 a, Walnut Creek, Oakley, Danville, and San Ramon areas, as recommended by the Chief Engineer.  (Drainage Area benefit assessment funds) (Districts II, III and V)

 

Statutory Actions

 

C.20       DECLARE certain ordinances duly published. (All Districts)

 

Claims, Collections & Litigation

 

C.21       DENY claims for Nnamdi Onwuzulike; Tiana Reacha Clawson, a minor by & through her guardian ad litem Cindy Seltman;  Placer County Sheriff Coroner-Marshall by: Edward B. Bonner; John A. Kirk, Jr.; and State Farm Insurance Companies for: Robert J. Lloyd. (All Districts)

 

Hearing Dates

 

C.22   ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/457 accepting the Final Engineer’s Report for County Service Area L-100, Subdivision (sd) 8984, Fiscal Year 2006/2007; declaring the intent to levy and collect assessments, and fixing a public hearing for September 12, 2006 to adopt the proposed annual assessments and complete public noticing, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Martinez area. (District II)

 

C.23   ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/458 accepting the Final Engineer’s Report for County Service Area L-100, Minor Subdivision (ms) 03-0011, Fiscal Year 2006/2007; declaring the intent to levy and collect assessments, and fixing a public hearing for September 12, 2006 to adopt the proposed annual assessments and complete public noticing, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Walnut Creek area. (District III)

 

Honors & Proclamations

 

C.24       ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/459 recognizing the 46th annual Contra Costa County Championship Swim Meet to take place on August 19 and 20, 2006, as recommended by Supervisor Uilkema. (All Districts)

 

Appointments & Resignations

 

C.25    APPROVE the medical staff providers recommended by the Contra Costa Health Plan Credentialing Committee on June 20, 2006.  (All Districts)

 

C.26       RE-APPOINT Willie Robinson, Jr., to the County #2 seat on the Affordable Housing Finance Committee, as recommended by the Internal Operations Committee.  (All Districts)

 

C.27       APPOINT Harmon West to Seat 12 on the Human Relations Commission, as recommended by the Internal Operations Committee.  (All Districts)

 

C.28    APPOINT Barbara Leone to the Unspecified Geographic Area At Large #2 seat; RE-ASSIGN Nick Rodriguez to the East County At Large #1 seat and Mary Lou Laubscher to the Senior's Issues seat; and DECLARE vacant the Central County At Large #1, Consumer #1, and West County At Large #1 seats on the Public and Environmental Health Advisory Board, as recommended by the Internal Operations Committee.  (All Districts)

 

C.29       REDESIGNATE the Education #3 (At Large) seat to the One-Stop Mandated Partner #10 (ex-officio) seat and APPOINT Joanne Waters to the seat; APPOINT Martin Aufhauser and Norm Hattich to Business seats and Barbara MacLean to an Education seat; and REAPPOINT Rulon McKay, David Gilbert, Laurie Fox, Bianca LaChaux, and Tony DeVenuta to Business seats, Brad Nail to an Economic Development seat, and Aram Hoddess to a Labor seat on the Workforce Development Board, as recommended by the Internal Operations Committee.  (All Districts)

 

C.30       APPOINT Walter Fields to the District V Regular seat on the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District’s Fire Advisory Commission, as recommended by Supervisor Glover. (District V)

 

C.31       DECLARE vacant the Adult Volunteer Coordinator Seat on the Countywide Youth Commission held by Tracy Arbuckle due to resignation and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy, as recommended by Supervisor Glover. (District V)

 

Appropriation Adjustments  - 2005/2006 FY

 

C.32       Library (0620,0621): APPROVE Appropriations and Revenue Adjustment No. 5151 authorizing new revenue in Library Administration and Community Services in the amount of $47,424 from donations and grants, and appropriating it for library materials, equipment, and programs. (All Districts)

 

Intergovernmental Relations

 

C.33       APPROVE Memorandum of Understanding with the Town of Danville to undertake planning studies for the Measure J - San Ramon Valley School Bus Program, requiring a County contribution of $61,000, and AUTHORIZE the Chair, Board of Supervisors to sign the agreement, as recommended by the Community Development Director.  (100% Measure C Return to Source funds) (District III)

 

Personnel Actions

 

C.34    ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/455 authorizing employment benefits for East Contra Costa Fire Protection District unrepresented safety management employees effective July 1, 2006, as recommended by the Assistant County Administrator-Human Resources Director.  (Budgeted) (All Districts)

 

C.35       ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20086 to reduce the hours of a vacant Occupational Therapist position (represented) from part time (30/40) to part time (20/40) in the Health Services Department, as recommended by the Assistant County Administrator-Human Resources Director.  (Cost savings) (All Districts)

 

C.36       ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 19920 to add one Crime Scene Investigator I position (represented), and cancel one Fingerprint Technician II (represented) position in the Sheriff-Coroner Department. (Cost savings) (All Districts)

 

Grants & Contracts

 

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

 

C.37       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute novation contracts providing for each of the below listed contractors to pay the County all donations received from meal recipients, not to exceed a total amount of $92,860, for congregate meal services for the Senior Nutrition Program for the period July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007, including automatic extensions through September 30, 2007 in a total amount not to exceed $23,215 (No County match) (All Districts):

 

Contractor Amount Extension Amount
Pleasant Hill Recreation and Park District $9,800 $2,450
City of San Ramon $11,000 $2,750
City of Antioch Leisure Services Department $29,800 $7,450
City of Richmond $0 $0
Golden Rain Foundation $12,800 $3,200
City of San Pablo $29,460 $7,365

 

C.38    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Mt. Diablo Unified School District to pay the County an amount not to exceed $20,000 to continue to provide professional mental health intervention services to special education students at Shore Acres Elementary School for the period July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007. (No County match)  (District V)  

 

APPROVE and AUTHORIZE execution of agreements between the County and the following parties

as noted for the purchase of equipment and/or services:

 

C.39    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Contra Costa County Fire Protection District in an amount not to exceed $840,000 to continue to provide First Responder Paramedic Program services for the period July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007, including a mutual indemnification and hold harmless agreement for any claims arising out of the performance of this contract.  (Budgeted, 100% csa-em1, Measure h)  (All Districts)  (Consider with C.17) 

 

C.40       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Karen E. Shuler in an amount not to exceed $48,750 to continue to provide professional consultation and technical assistance to the Mental Health Commission for the period July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007.  (Budgeted, 100% Mental Health Realignment)  (All Districts) 

 

C.41       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with anka Behavioral Health, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $309,123 to continue to provide outpatient Medi-Cal drug treatment services for dually-diagnosed clients for the period July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007. (50% Federal Drug Medi-Cal, 50% State Drug Medi-Cal)  (All Districts) 

 

C.42    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with the County of Santa Clara in an amount not to exceed $541,532 to provide community treatment facility services to seriously emotionally disturbed youth from Contra Costa County for the period November 1, 2005 through December 31, 2006. (Budgeted: 25% State Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment; 60% Individuals with Disabilities Education Act/SB 90; 15% Mental Health Realignment funds)  (All Districts) 

 

C.43    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Arnold Gilbert, m.d., in an amount not to exceed $174,550 to continue to provide professional psychiatric services for the period July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007.  (Budgeted, 100% Mental Health Realignment funds)  (All Districts)

 

C.44    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with John Muir Health, Inc. (dba John Muir Community Health Alliance), in an amount not to exceed $45,000 to provide preventive and restorative dental care services on the Ronald McDonald Care Mobile to uninsured and underserved children for the period July 1, 2006 through March 31, 2009.  (Budgeted:  100% State Family, Maternal, and Child Health funds)  (All Districts) 

 

C.45    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Laura Swafford in an amount not to exceed $75,000 to provide professional consultation, technical support, and training on the Keane Patcom patient registration and billing system to the Information Systems Division 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.46       RATIFY purchase of services from Sandra Gallardo and AUTHORIZE the County Auditor-Controller to pay $1,320 outstanding balance for providing community health education services for the Bay Point Promotora Project for the period July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2006.  (March of Dimes, Keller Canyon, Y& H Soda, & Antioch Women’s Club grant funds)  (District V)

 

C.47       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Bailey T. Lee, m.d., in an amount not to exceed $175,000 to provide professional radiology 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.48       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Crisis Prevention Institute, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $101,039 to conduct six 2-day, 12-hour workshops on non-violent crisis intervention for designated County staff for the period July 10, 2006 through June 30, 2007.  (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 14.1% County, 85.9% Patient/Third Party revenues)  (All Districts) 

 

C.49       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Interim Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with stand! Against Domestic Violence, Inc., in the amount of $250,000 to continue to provide domestic violence services for the period July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007.  (Budgeted:  24% Federal, 24% State, 52% County)  (All Districts)

 

C.50       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Interim Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Contra Costa County Office of Education in an amount not to exceed $75,486 to provide support services, Job Club services, and employment services to California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids (Calworks) participants in Central and East County with limited English proficiency, for the period July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007.  (Budgeted, Calworks: 85% Federal, 15% County)  (Districts II, III, IV and V)

 

C.51    RATIFY purchase of services from Language Line Services, Inc., and AUTHORIZE the Auditor-Controller to pay up to $188,000 outstanding balance for translation services provided during the period July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2006.  (40% Federal, 40% State, 20% County)  (All Districts) 

 

C.52    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Interim Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Gary Buchanan in the amount of $70,980 to provide recommendations for enhancing system performance to meet current and future needs of the Medi-Cal Mail-In Unit for the period July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007.  (Budgeted:  85% Federal/State, 15% County)  (All Districts)

CONTINUED to August 1, 2006 consideration to approve and authorize the Interim Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Gary Buchanan in the amount of $70,980 to provide recommendations for enhancing system performance to meet current and future needs of the Medi-Cal Mail-In Unit for the period July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007.

 

C.53       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Interim Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Carl E. Herron, effective July 31, 2006, to increase the payment limit by $29,500 to a new payment limit of $129,500 and to extend the term from July 31 to October 31, 2006 to continue to provide Child Welfare Redesign Program data collection services.  (Budgeted, 50% State Child Welfare Redesign, 50% Federal System of Care funds)  (All Districts)

 

C.54    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Interim Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Contra Costa Community College District-West Contra Costa Campus in an amount not to exceed $30,000 to continue to provide Foster Parent and Relative Caregiver Training–Heritage Project for the period July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007.  (Budgeted, 75% Federal, 17.5% State, 7.5% County)  (All Districts)

 

C.55       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Interim Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, on behalf of the Workforce Development Board, to execute a contract with Desmond McLeish, Inc., in the amount of $57,750 to provide consultation and public relations services for the period July 31, 2006 through June 30, 2007.  (Budgeted, 100% Federal Workforce Investment Act funds)  (All Districts)

 

C.56       CORRECT Board action of October 11, 2005 (Item C.55) to authorize the Interim Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with San Francisco State University, Bay Area Academy in an amount not to exceed $276,516 instead of $99,999 to provide Youth Offering Unique Tangible Help (youth) training services to child welfare workers working with youth transitioning out of foster care for the period November 1, 2005 through October 31, 2006, including a mutual indemnification and hold harmless agreement for any claims arising out of the performance of the contract.  (Budgeted, 100% Stuart Foundation funds)  (All Districts)

 

C.57       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Interim Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Veronica Bushnell, effective June 30, 2006, to increase the payment limit by $14,606 to a new payment limit of $58,226 and to extend the term from June 30 to October 31, 2006 to continue to provide support services to families at risk of entering the Children and Family Services system.  (Budgeted, 100% State funds)  (All Districts)

 

C.58       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Deputy Director, Redevelopment, or designee, to execute a contract with Goldfarb & Lipman in the amount of $70,000 to provide specialized legal services related to affordable housing and economic development loans made with Community Development Block Grants (cdbg) funds, home Investment Partnership Act funds, and Housing Opportunities for Persons with aids funds for the period July 1 2006 through June 30, 2007.  (Budgeted:  43% Federal cdbg funds, 57% Federal home Investment Partnership Act funds)  (All Districts)

 

C.59    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Sheriff-Coroner, or designee, to execute a contract with John A. Montagh in an amount not to exceed $31,200 for Rangemaster/Armorer Instructor services for the period July 1 through December 31, 2006. (Budgeted, 100% General Fund) (All Districts)

 

C.60    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the County Administrator or designee to execute a contract with Kevin W. Harper, cpa, for accounting services related to the Contra Costa County Public Facilities Corporation and Contra Costa County Public Financing Authority, in an amount not to exceed $89,700 for the period July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2008. (Budgeted) (All Districts)

 

C.61    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the County Administrator or his designee to execute a contract amendment with Lofton & Jennings to extend the term from July 1, 2006 to June 30, 2007, with no change in payment of $74,600 for bond disclosure counsel services. (Expenses to be paid from bond proceeds) (All Districts)

 

C.62    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE  the County Administrator, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Tamalpais Advisors, Inc. (tai), to extend the term from July 1, 2006 to June 30, 2008, with no change in annual payment limit of $200,000 for financial advisory services. (Expenses to be paid from bond proceeds) (All Districts)

 

C.63    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the County Administrator, or designee, to execute a contract with the Community Housing Development Corporation of North Richmond (chdcnr) in an amount not to exceed $90,000 to provide coordination of  beautification, tracking of illegal dumping, and related activities in the North Richmond area for the period January 1 through December 30, 2006. (District I)

 

C.64    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Assistant County Administrator- Director of Human Resources, or designee, to execute a renewal contract, including indemnification language changes, with Industrial Employers and Distributors’ Association (ieda), in an amount not to exceed $173,500 to provide labor relations services for the period July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007. (Budgeted 100% General Fund) (All Districts)

 

C.65    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the District Attorney, or designee, to execute a contract with Paul Skinner in an amount not to exceed $60,500 to continue to provide specialized In-Home Support Services (ihss) Program fraud investigative services for the period August 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007. (Budgeted) (Funded State/Federal)

 

Other Actions

 

C.66    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute Unpaid Student Training Agreements to provide field instruction and experience for health care students for the period June 1, 2006 through May 31, 2009. (All Districts)

 

            Contractor

            Nightingale of Contra Costa, llc

            California State University East Bay

            Contra Costa County Office of Education

            Health Career College

            Western Career College (formerly Silicon Valley College, Inc.)

 

C.67    CONTINUE the emergency action originally taken by the Board of Supervisors on November 16, 1999 regarding the issue of homelessness in Contra Costa County, as recommended by the Health Services Director. (All Districts)

 

C.68       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Interim Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to submit a request to the California Department of Social Services to increase the In-Home Supportive Services (ihss) Public Authority rate for Contra Costa County to $13.30 per hour effective September 1, 2006.  (Budgeted, ihss:  86% Federal/State, 14% County)  (All Districts)

 

C.69    ADOPT Resolution 2006/460 allowing the County to reimburse expenditures for certain capital projects from proceeds of future lease revenue bonds, as recommended by the County Administrator.  (No fiscal impact) (All Districts)

 

C.70    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Sheriff-Coroner, or designee, to explore real estate in the County available for use as multiple housing for newly hired lateral Deputy Sheriffs, estimates, on-going operational costs, criteria for eligibility, and long-term impacts to the County such as retirement and post-employment benefits. (No fiscal impact) (All Districts)

 

C.71    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Sheriff and the Health Services Director, or designees, to execute an Interdepartmental Agreement with the Health Services Department to provide security services at the Contra Costa Regional Medical Center and Clinics effective July 1, 2006 and continuing until terminated by either party. (All Districts)

 

C.72       APPROVE amendment to Exhibit a of the conflict of interest code for the Clerk-Recorder, as recommended by the County Counsel. (All Districts)

 

C.73       APPROVE Conflict of Interest Code for the Department of Child Support Services, as recommended by the County Counsel. (All Districts)

 

Redevelopment Agency

 

C.74    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Redevelopment Director to execute a contract amendment with California Translation International, Inc., to extend the term from June 30, 2006 to June 30, 2007 with no change in the payment limit of $24,000 to continue to provide translation services at community meetings.  (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