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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.

 

AGENDA

TUESDAY

March 7, 2006

Supervisor Federal D. Glover absent all day

 

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- “There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.” ~ Colin Powell

 

CONSIDER  CONSENT  ITEMS  (Listed as items C.1 through C.61 on the following agenda) Items removed from this section will be considered with the Short Discussion Items.

Approved as listed except as noted:  C.7, C.8.

                     

HOUSING AUTHORITY CONSENT ITEMS   Approved as listed

 

HA.1   APPROVE designation of  $10,000 for the 2006 College Scholarship Award Program from the Housing Authority of the County of Contra Costa’s Local Management Fund, as recommended by the Advisory Housing Commission. (All Districts)

 

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 on implementation of the property tax recovery provisions of Revenue and Taxation Code §95.3, including the proposed charges against each local jurisdiction excepting school entities, for the local jurisdiction’s proportionate share of property tax administrative costs.(Lisa Driscoll, County Administrator’s Office) (All Districts)

CONDUCTED a public hearing, previously fixed for March 7, 2006 at 9:30 a.m. on implementation of the property tax recovery provisions of Revenue and Taxation Code section 95.3; ADOPTED the report of the Auditor-Controller filed on January 24, 2006, of the 2004-2005 fiscal year property tax-related costs of the Assessor, Tax Collector, Auditor, and Assessment Appeals Board, including the proposed charges against each local jurisdiction excepting school entities, for the local jurisdiction’s proportionate share of such administrative costs.

 

SD.3       CONSIDER application for leave to file late claim filed by Transbay Fire Prevention Systems, Inc. (Silvano Marchesi, County Counsel Office) (All Districts)

 

SD.4       CONSIDER directing staff to examine the issue of Marijuana dispensaries and to draft an ordinance, under direction of Supervisor Piepho’s office, for consideration by the Board  to restrict the operation of such dispensaries within the unincorporated areas of Contra Costa County. (Supervisor Piepho, District III) (All Districts)

DIRECTED the Community Development Department, in conjunction with the Office of County Counsel, the Sheriff’s Office, the Department of Health Services, and the District Attorney’s Office to begin researching and making recommendations regarding marijuana dispensaries in the unincorporated area of Contra Costa County; and DIRECTED Supervisor Piepho’s office to work with Supervisor DeSaulnier’s office, the Community Development Department, District Attorney’s Office, Office of County Counsel, the Office of the Sheriff, Health Services and other related departments to study and make recommendations on marijuana dispensaries operating in areas within the County’s jurisdiction.

 

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 regarding the impending closure of the Mountain View Shelter in Martinez and the closure of the North Concord Family Shelter, requesting the Board to exercise their responsibility to come up with a revenue plan to save these shelters:

                              Coleen L. Wedge, Antioch resident;   Brian McCoy, Antioch resident;  Manny Soliz, Jr. Antioch resident.

 

                The following person submitted comment via electronic mail:

Grant Groettum, Rodeo resident voicing his concern regarding increase of crime rate in Rodeo in the past few years. 

 

D.2      CONSIDER determining that Shapell Industries of Northern California and Lennar Homes are in compliance with the Dougherty Valley Affordable Housing Program; CONSIDER amendments to Regulatory Agreements for Moderate Income Rental Projects in the Dougherty Valley to allow for higher permitted household incomes on an interim basis; and CONSIDER endorsing the recommendation of the Community Development Director to impose ongoing resale restrictions on affordable rental projects proposing to convert from rental to for-sale condominium.  (Jim Kennedy, Redevelopment Director)  (District III) 

DETERMINED that Shapell Industries of Northern California and Lennar Homes are in compliance with the Dougherty Valley Affordable Housing Program; AMENDED Regulatory Agreements for Moderate Income Rental Projects in the Dougherty Valley to allow for higher permitted household incomes on an interim basis; and ENDORSED the recommendation of the Community Development Director to impose ongoing resale restrictions on affordable rental projects proposing to convert from rental to for-sale condominium. 

 

Closed Session

 

1:00 P.M.

 

D.3      HEARING on an appeal by Ruby Molinari and Eleanor Loynd of a decision by the County Planning Commission to approve a land use and development plan permit to construct an automotive repair shop at 4653 Appian Way, El Sobrante area. (Catherine Kutsuris, Community Development Department) (District I)

CLOSED the public hearing on an appeal by Ruby Molinari and Eleanor Loynd of a decision by the County Planning Commission to approve a land use and development plan permit to construct an automotive repair shop at 4653 Appian Way, El Sobrante area; DECLARED the Board’s intent to UPHOLD the appeal, OVERTURN the County Planning Commission decision to approve LP042089 to allow a 5,000 square foot automotive repair shop; and REJECT the proposed Development Plan Findings that the proposed use is a) not detrimental to the health, safety and general welfare of the County, b) does not adversely affect the orderly development of property within the County, an c) does not adversely affect the policy and goals as set by the general plan.           

 

D.4         CONSIDER adopting Resolution No. 2006/105 calling for an election on June 6, 2006 for a voter-approved Contra Costa County urban limit line. (Patrick Roche, Community Development Department) (30 minutes) (All Districts)

REJECTED plans to place the proposed Urban Limit Line on the ballot for June 6, 2006; and DIRECTED staff to return to the Board to report on (1) How to incorporate Antioch and Pittsburg’s voter-approved lines; (2) The legal issues around what it will mean to have a CCTA-approved line; (3) The Clayton split-parcel issue; and (4) Discovery Bay’s infrastructure issues; and, on whether these issues can be addressed in time to meet the deadline for the November 2006 election.

 

AJ.1        The Board adjourned in the memory of Bill Dabel, former Mayor of Orinda.

 

  

CONSENT ITEMS

 

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

Road and Transportation

 

C.1          ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/106 approving the vacation of a Grant Deed of Development Rights from a portion of Parcel A, Minor Subdivision 51-90 and accepting in exchange a new Grant Deed of Development Rights, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Antioch area. (No fiscal impact) (District V)

 

C.2          APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with LA Consulting, Inc., effective December 31, 2005, to increase the payment limit by $31,744 to a new payment limit of $259,384 and to extend the term from December 31, 2005 to February 28, 2007, for assistance in the annual update process, annual maintenance plan development, and on-going support of the Maintenance Management System, Countywide. (84% Local Road Funds, 16% Flood Control and Water Conservation District Funds) (All Districts)

 

Engineering Services

 

C.3          NR 05-0001:        ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/107 approving the deferred improvement agreement along Parr Boulevard (Assessor’s Parcel No. 408-082-001) for project being developed by Richmond Land Group, LLC, as recommended by the Public Works Director, North Richmond area. (District I)

 

C.4          SD 87-06844:      ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/108 approving the second extension of the subdivision agreement for project being developed by California Pacific Bank, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Lafayette area. (District II)

 

C.5          SD 89-07387:      ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/109 accepting completion of improvements and drainage improvement agreement for project being developed by Alamo Highlands LLC, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Alamo area. (District III)

 

C.6          SD 98-08254:      ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/110 accepting offer of dedication for park purposes the Crestbridge Park and Crestbridge Park Extension for project being developed by Shapell Industries Inc., a Delaware Corporation, as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.7      SD 98-08254:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/99 accepting completion of warranty period and release of cash deposit for faithful performance (right-of-way landscaping) for project being developed by Shapell Industries of Northern California, as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

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

 

Special Districts & County Airports

 

C.8          APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to enter into negotiations with the top three ranked responders, as specified, related to the development of approximately nine acres of County-owned land at the Buchanan Field Airport, Pacheco area, and return to the Board with final recommendations. (District IV)

APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to enter into negotiations with the top three ranked responders, as specified, related to the development of approximately nine acres of County-owned land at the Buchanan Field Airport, Pacheco area, and return to the Board with final recommendations:  The Board directed that this item be returned within 60 days with a report by the Airport Subcommittee (Supervisors DeSaulnier and Piepho).

  

Statutory Actions

 

C.9          APPROVE Board member meeting reports, as required by Government Code Section 53232.3(d).

 

Claims, Collections & Litigation

 

C.10    AUTHORIZE and DIRECT the County Counsel to initiate legal action to recover monies totaling $248,197 owed to the County for outstanding debts of specified parties and costs of suit as recommended by the County Administrator. (All Districts)

 

C.11       DENY Claims for Christina Heidrick; Russel Slayton; John A. Navitsky; Daniel R. St. John; Diane W. Warren; Beverly McGee; David and Dana Crews; Jeffrey Jachetta; Claims and Amended Claims filed by Sean Sabastian Loveday; and California State Automobile Association for Omid and Cherie Chavez Mokri.

 
Hearing Dates

 

C.12       ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/111 accepting the Engineer’s Report for County Service Area L-100, Minor Subdivision 04-0024, and fixing a hearing for May 2, 2006 at 9:30 a.m., to consider levying an assessment for additional parcels to be annexed, and directing the Public Works Director, or designee, to conduct a mail-in ballot election, Danville area. (County Service Area L-100 Funds) (District III)

 

C.13  ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/112 accepting the Fiscal Year 2005/2006 Mid-Year Annexation Preliminary Engineer’s Report for Contra Costa County Countywide Landscape District (LL-2) Zone 72, and fixing a hearing for April 25, 2006 at 9:30 a.m. to consider levying an assessment for parcels to be included and certify the tabulation of the ballots submitted for the proposed assessment, Oakley area. (Countywide Landscape District (LL-2) Zone 72 Funds) (District V) (Eileen Doten, Public Works Department) 

 

C.14  ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/113 accepting the Fiscal Year 2005/2006 Mid-Year Annexation Preliminary Engineer’s Report for Contra Costa County Countywide Landscape District (LL-2) Zone 73, and fixing a hearing for April 25, 2006 at 9:30 a.m. to consider levying an assessment for parcels to be included and certify the tabulation of the ballots submitted for the proposed assessment, Oakley area. (Countywide Landscape District (LL-2) Zone 73 Funds) (District V) (Eileen Doten, Public Works Department) 

 

Honors & Proclamations

 

C.15    ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/114 honoring Rebecca Kunzman for being named the 2006 Orinda Citizen of the Year, as recommended by Supervisor Uilkema. (District II)

 

C.16    ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/115 honoring Donald Lawrence Blevins upon the occasion of his retirement for a lifetime of service to his community, his union and the people of Contra Costa, as recommended by Supervisor DeSaulnier. (District IV)

 

Appointments & Resignations

 

C.17       APPROVE the medical staff providers as recommended by the Contra Costa Health Plan Credentialing Committee on January 17, 2006.  (All Districts)

 

C.18       APPOINT Marie-Jeanne Parsons to the Danville/Alamo Joint Powers and Operations Committee for Hap Magee Ranch Park, as recommended by Supervisor Piepho. (District III)

 

C.19       DECLARE vacant the At-Large 4 seat on the Alamo Beautification Steering Committee for Zone 36 held by Keith Wilton due to resignation, and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy, as recommended by Supervisor Piepho. (District III)

 

C.20       DECLARE vacant the District IV Public Sector seat on the Economic Opportunity Council held by Denise Ranson due to resignation and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy, as recommended by Supervisor DeSaulnier. (District IV)

 

C.21       RE-APPOINT Tracey Loveridge to the District IV Representative seat on the Contra Costa Commission for Women, as recommended by Supervisor DeSaulnier. (District IV)

 

Appropriation Adjustments  - 2005/2006 FY

 

C.22       Public Works-Road Fund (110800):  APPROVE Appropriations and Revenue Adjustment No. 5057 authorizing new General Road Fund revenue in the amount of $2,500,000 from anticipated Traffic Congestion Relief funds, and appropriating it for estimated expenditures in fiscal year 2005/2006, Countywide. (All Districts)

 

C.23       General Services (0063):  APPROVE Appropriations and Revenue Adjustment No. 5067 authorizing new revenue in the amount of $68,456 from accumulated depreciation and estimated salvage, and appropriating it to purchase two replacement vehicles for the County Library.  (All Districts)

 

C.24       Trial Court Programs (0202)/Conflict Defense Services (0248):  APPROVE Appropriations Adjustment No. 5068 authorizing the transfer of appropriations in the amount of $25,000 from Trial Court Programs to Conflict Defense Services to allocate funding for the Contra Costa County Bar Association to provide legal representation in probate guardianship and conservatorship proceedings. (All Districts)

 

C.25       Employment and Human Services (0502, 0503, 0504): APPROVE Appropriations and Revenue Adjustments No. 5071 authorizing new revenue in the amount of $1,884,000 from new State Sales Tax Realignment Revenue funds and transferring appropriations from Employment and Human Services Department to Plant Acquisition (0111), to fund capital projects. (All Districts)

 

C.26       Employment and Human Services (0503): APPROVE Appropriations and Revenue Adjustment No. 5077 authorizing new revenue in the amount of $38,577 from additional Medi-Cal and State Adult Protective Service funds, and appropriating it to fund staff for the Richmond Medi-Cal Unit. (Districts I and II)

 

C.27       Employment and Human Services (0504): APPROVE Appropriations and Revenue Adjustment No. 5075 authorizing new revenue in the amount of $63,368 from State and Federal California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids (CalWORKs) funds and reallocated State Adoptions Funds, and appropriating it to fund staff in the General Assistance and CalWORKs reception areas of the Richmond District Office. (Districts I and II)

 

C.28       Employment and Human Services (0504): APPROVE Appropriations and Revenue Adjustment No. 5076 authorizing new revenue in the amount of $102,273 from California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids funds (CalWORKs), and reallocated State Child Welfare Services Temporary Assistance for Needy Families funds, and appropriating it to fund staff for the California Works Information Network (CalWIN) Program in the Martinez Office. (District II)

 

C.29       Employment and Human Services (0504): APPROVE Appropriations and Revenue Adjustment No. 5073 authorizing new revenue in the amount of $72,362 from California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids funds (CalWORKs) and reallocated State Child Welfare Services Temporary Assistance for Needy Families funds, and appropriating it to fund staff for the Child Care Unit and Food Stamps Program in the Hercules Office. (District II)

 

Intergovernmental Relations

 

C.30       APPOINT John Greitzer of the Community Development Department as the County representative on the new Lifeline Transportation Program Task Force, as recommended by the Community Development Director.  (All Districts)

 

Grants & Contracts

 

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

 

C.31       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the General Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with the Transportation Fund for Clean Air to grant the County $262,500 to retrofit existing heavy duty diesel vehicles to comply with California Air Resources Board regulations, including a mutual indemnification and hold harmless agreement for any claims arising out of the performance of this contract.  (No County match)  (All Districts)

 

C.32       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Development Director, or designee, to submit a grant application and, if approved, execute a contract with the California State Department of Water Resources/CALFED Watershed Program in the amount of $400,000 to support the Volunteer Creek Monitoring Program managed by the Contra Costa Watershed Forum, initial planning for the 2007 Creek and Watershed Symposium, and update of the 2003 Contra Costa County Watershed Atlas.  (25% In-Kind Match Required)  (All Districts)

 

C.33    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Services Director, or designee to execute and submit a contract amendment with the California Department of Community Services and Development, to increase the payment limit by $741,704 to a new payment limit of $854,063 for Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program services for the period January 1 through December 31, 2006. (No County Match) (All Districts)

 

C.34    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to  execute a contract amendment with the Metropolitan Transportation Commission to extend the grant term for the Keeping Employment Equals Your Success (KEYS) Auto Loan Program, from March 31, 2006 to June 30, 2007 with no change in grant amount. (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.35       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Deputy Director-Redevelopment, or designee, to execute a contract with Urban Financial Services Group, LLC, in an amount not to exceed $52,000 to provide consulting services for managing and administering the Community Development Block Grant Small Business/Micro-enterprise Revolving Loan Program for the period January 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007.  (Budgeted, 100% U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development)  (All Districts)

 

C.36       CORRECT Board action of December 6, 2005 (C.63) authorizing the Public Works Director, on behalf of Contra Costa County, to enter into a contract amendment with the Redevelopment Agency, to increase the payment limit by $20,000 to correct the new payment limit from $2,629,500 to $2,984,500 which accounts for a $355,000 amendment approved on June 7, 2005, with no change in the contract term extension to July 31, 2006 for Phase III of the North Broadway Area infrastructure project in the Bay Point Redevelopment Project Area.  (District V)  (Consider with C.60)

 

C.37    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Deputy Director-Redevelopment to execute a contract with the Contra Costa Centre Association in an amount not to exceed $90,263 to provide a child care program in the Contra Costa Centre area for the period July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2006.  (100% Developer impact fees)  (District IV)

 

C.38    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Contra Costa Association for Retarded Citizens, Inc., effective February 28, 2006, to increase the payment limit by $950,000 to a new payment limit of $2,250,000 and to extend the term from February 28 to June 30, 2006 to coordinate and operate the George Miller Centers.  (Budgeted, 100% State Department of Disability Regional Center of the East Bay)  (All Districts)

 

C.39       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Jayne H. Lecky, effective February 10, 2006, to increase the payment limit by $1,500 to a new payment limit of $28,660 to conduct additional Green Business Program site visits to businesses in Contra Costa County, with no change in the term of July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2006.  (Budgeted, 100% Green Business Program Partners)  (All Districts)

 

C.40       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with MedAssist, Inc., to provide consultation and technical assistance with Medi-Cal eligibility, collections, and administrative appeals for the period January 1 through December 31, 2006.  (Contractor to be paid commission inpatient and outpatient Medi-Cal claims collections)  (All Districts)

 

C.41    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, to execute a contract amendment with Aspira Counseling Center, Inc., effective March 1, 2006, to increase the payment limit by $200,000 to a new payment limit of $300,000 to provide additional services to Medi-Cal mental health specialty services, with no change in the term of July 1, 2004 through June 30, 2006.  (Budgeted, 49% State, 51% Federal Medi-Cal) (All Districts)

 

C.42       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Linda Kirkhorn in an amount not to exceed $31,875 to provide consultation, technical assistance, and training in the Mental Health Division for the period February 1 through June 30, 2006.  (Budgeted, 100% Mental Health Realignment)  (All Districts)

 

C.43       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Roya Sakhai, MFT, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $50,000 to provide Medi-Cal specialty mental health services for the period February 1, 2006 through June 30, 2008.  (Budgeted, 49% State, 51% Federal Medi-Cal)  (All Districts)

 

C.44       RATIFY purchase of services from KGI, Inc. (dba Key Temps), and AUTHORIZE the Auditor-Controller to pay $2,436.38 outstanding balance for temporary Registered Dental Assistant services at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center and Contra Costa Health Centers for the period January 1 through December 31, 2005.  (Enterprise I: 12.3% County, 87.7% Patient/Third Party revenues)  (All Districts)

 

C.45       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Cynthia Lai in an amount not to exceed $70,000 to provide echocardiogram services at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center for the period March 1, 2006 through February 28, 2008.  (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 12.3% County, 87.7% Patient/Third Party revenues)  (All Districts)

 

C.46       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with CD&L Courier, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $74,000 to provide courier services for the Contra Costa Regional Medical Center and Contra Costa Health Centers for the period January 1 through March 31, 2006.  (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 12.3% County, 87.7% Patient/Third Party revenues)  (All Districts)

 

C.47       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with the Regents of the University of California, on behalf of the University of California San Francisco School of Medicine, effective November 29, 2005, to add provisions for cardiac and thoracic surgery services for outpatients at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center and Contra Costa Health Centers, with no change in the payment limit of $525,000 and no change in the term of February 2, 2004 through January 31, 2007.  (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 12.3% County, 87.7% Patient/Third Party revenues)  (All Districts)

 

C.48       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Anthony C. Cheng, M.D., effective February 1, 2006, to increase the payment limit by $125,000 to a new payment limit of $200,000 to provide additional anesthesiology services at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center, with no change in the term of October 1, 2004 through September 30, 2007.  (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 12.3% County, 87.7% Patient/Third Party revenues)  (All Districts)

 

C.49       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the County Administrator, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with the Contra Costa County Bar Association, effective March 1, 2006, to increase the payment limit by $100,000 to a new payment limit of $4,100,000 with no change in the two-year term of July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2006, for additional court-ordered legal representation in probate guardianship and conservatorship proceedings.  (Consider with AA.1) (100% County)(All Districts)

 

C.50    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Chief Information Officer of the Department of Information Technology, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Document Messaging Technologies, Group 1, a division of Pitney Bowes Inc., to extend the term from December 31, 2005 to June 30, 2006 with no change in payment limit to migrate the Employment and Human Services Department Case Data System to the State-operated California Works Information Network. (No additional fiscal impact) (All Districts)

 

C.51    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Sheriff-Coroner, or designee, to execute a contract with Presynct Technologies, Inc., in the annual amount of $25,000 for the purchase, installation, testing, and maintenance of the Presynct Report Network, a records information system designed specifically for law enforcement. (Budgeted) (All Districts)

 

C.52    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Larry Digman in an amount not to exceed $88,230 to provide data analysis and evaluation in support of the California Works Information Network for the period February 14, through July 31, 2006. (Budgeted:20% County, 80% Federal/State)(All Districts)

 

C.53    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract  with the West Contra Costa Unified School District in the amount of $42,000 for Early Head Start Enhancement services, for the period March 13, through December 31, 2006. (100% Federal Funds) (Districts I & II)

 

C.54    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with the Contra Costa Community College District, to increase the payment limit by $42,187 to a new payment limit of $1,039,525 for increased costs to provide child care and development programs for the period July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2006. (No impact to the General Fund) (All Districts)

 

Other Actions

 

C.55       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.56       AUTHORIZE the Community Development and Public Works Departments, on behalf of the Contra Costa Watershed Forum, to host three watershed symposia on March 28, March 30, and April 5, 2006 in Central, East, and West County, respectively, to educate the public about issues related to creeks and watersheds in Contra Costa County.  (Costs to be funded through grants and in-kind contributions)  (All Districts)

 

C.57       AUTHORIZE the Fish and Wildlife Committee to spend an amount not to exceed $4,000 from the Fish and Wildlife Propagation Fund to host a symposium on May 9, 2006 at the Shadelands Art Center in Walnut Creek to educate the public about resources available to avoid and minimize conflicts between people and wildlife in Contra Costa County.  (All Districts)

 

C.58       ACCEPT monthly update on the operations of the Community Services Department, as recommended by the County Administrator.  (All Districts)

 

C.59       AUTHORIZE the Animal Services Director to negotiate new contracts to increase the per capita rates charged to specified cities for animal control services, and to return to the Board with the final contracts, as requested by the Animal Services Director. (All Districts)

 

Redevelopment

 

C.60    CORRECT Redevelopment Agency Action of December 6, 2005 (C.144) authorizing the Redevelopment Director, on behalf of the Redevelopment Agency, to enter into a contract amendment with Contra Costa County, to increase the payment limit by $20,000 to correct the new payment limit from $2,629,500 to $2,984,500 which accounts for a $355,000 amendment approved on June 7, 2005 with no change in the contract term extension to July 31, 2006 for Phase III of the North Broadway Area infrastructure project in the Bay Point Redevelopment Project Area.

                (District V) (Consider with C.36) 

 

C.61     DESIGNATE The Bixby Company as the developer for the redevelopment of the Orbisonia Heights (Development Zone 2 as identified in the Pittsburg/Bay Point BART Station Area Specific Plan Area) within the Bay Point Redevelopment Project Area; and AUTHORIZE the Redevelopment Director to execute an Exclusive Negotiating Rights Agreement with The Bixby Company, as recommended by the Redevelopment Director. (District V)

 

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, March 7, 2006, 9:00 a.m. and thereafter

 

Board Chambers Room 107 and Room 101

Administration Building,

651 Pine Street, Martinez, California

 

 

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.                   Travelers Casualty and Surety Company of America v. Contra Costa County, C.C.C. Superior Court No. C 05-02126 

2.                   CCC v. Arntz Builders, et al.; Alameda County Superior Court No. RG05197197 (Consolidated); Transbay Fire Prevention Systems, Inc. v. Flintco, Inc., et al.; C.C.C. Superior Court No. C04-01924. 

3.                   Application to File Late Claim by Transbay Fire Prevention Systems, Inc

 

C.                              CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL--ANTICIPATED LITIGATION 

      Initiation of litigation pursuant to Gov. Code, § 54956.9(c):  One potential case.

 

 

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 Mark DeSaulnier and Federal D. Glover) - meets on the first  and third Mondays of the month at 10:30 a.m. in Room 101, County Administration Building, 651 Pine Street, Martinez .

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Internal Operations Committee

Family and Human Services Committee

03-20-06

03-20-06

   9:00 a.m.

  10:30 a.m.

See above

See above

Finance Committee

Transportation Water & Infrastructure

04-06-06

03-13-06

  10:00 a.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 Group

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           Office of Emergency Services

OES-EOC   Office of Emergency Services-Emergency Operations Center

OSHA         Occupational Safety and Health Administration

Psy.D.        Doctor of Psychology

RDA           Redevelopment Agency

RFI             Request For Information

RFP            Request For Proposal

RFQ           Request For Qualifications

RN              Registered Nurse

SB              Senate Bill

SBE           Small Business Enterprise

SEIU          Service Employees International Union

SWAT         Southwest Area Transportation Committee

TRANSPAC  Transportation Partnership & Cooperation (Central)

TRANSPLAN   Transportation Planning Committee (East County)

TRE or TTE          Trustee

TWIC          Transportation, Water and Infrastructure Committee

VA              Department of Veterans Affairs

vs.              versus (against)

WAN           Wide Area Network

WCCTAC          West Contra Costa Transportation Advisory Committee