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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

March 14, 2006

 

 

9:00 A.M.              Convene, call to order, and opening ceremonies. There were no Closed Session announcements

 

Inspirational Thought- “When debate fails to occur, the solution will always be weaker than it could have been.”   ~ Thomas Isgar

 

CONSIDER  CONSENT  ITEMS  (Listed as items C.1 through C.59 on the following agenda) -  Items removed from this section will be considered with the Short Discussion Items.. Approved as listed except as noted:  C.22, C.60

                     

HOUSING AUTHORITY CONSENT ITEMS   Approved as listed.

 

HA.1   ADOPT Resolution No. 5072 approving the Agency-Wide Budget in the amount of $98,220,945 for the Housing Authority of the County of Contra Costa for fiscal year ending March 31, 2007, as recommended by the Housing Authority Executive Director. (All Districts)

 

PRESENTATIONS  Approved as listed.

 

PR.1       PRESENTATION to adopt Resolution No. 2006/104 declaring March 2006 as “Women’s History Month” in Contra Costa County and honoring the significant contributions made by women of every race, class, and ethnic background, toward the growth and strength of Contra Costa County. (Supervisor DeSaulnier) (All Districts)

 

PR.2    PRESENTATION TO adopt Resolution No. 2006/115 recognizing the efforts of John Troughton and Cory Lawrence in helping to promote North Richmond development opportunities.  (Supervisor Gioia) (District I)

 

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    CONSIDER directing the County Administrator’s Office to conduct a study to determine the effectiveness of County services provided to Far East County residents and to identify opportunities to improve services. (Supervisor Piepho) (Districts III and V)

DIRECTED the County Administrator’s Office to present the Countywide services survey to the Capital Facilities Committee for review, and include an inventory of current capital assets;  after which the County Administrator is to return the survey to the Board by April 11, 2006 in order to further determine the effectiveness of County services provided to Far East County residents and to identify opportunities to improve services.

 

SD.3    CONSIDER directing Supervisor Piepho’s office to assemble a task force to study the current impact of methamphetamine use in Contra Costa County, and directing the task force to report back to the Board of Supervisors on increased methamphetamine enforcement and prevention measures. (Supervisor Piepho) (All Districts)

DIRECTED Supervisor Piepho’s office to assemble a task force to study the current impact of methamphetamine use in Contra Costa County; and DIRECTED the task force to report back to the Board of Supervisors within three months on increased methamphetamine enforcement and prevention measures.

 

SD.4    CONSIDER undertaking a countywide flag contest in which local youth, kindergarten through twelfth grade, would submit a concept of what they feel the first Contra Costa County flag should look like and submittals would be judged by the District Supervisors Offices.  (Supervisor Piepho) (All Districts)

CONSIDERED undertaking a countywide flag contest, and DIRECTED further consideration that should include the possible incorporation of Flag Day, June 14, 2006; and, the involvement and support of the Countywide Youth Commission, County Office if Education and County Arts and Culture Commission (AC5).

 

9:30 A.M.

 

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 accepting the County Library Draft Strategic Plan and authorizing the Librarian to present it to the Mayor’s Conference; and to review the Draft Report’s findings and recommendations with the Public Managers’ Association and other stakeholders, and return to the Board for adoption of the Strategic Plan. (Anne Cain, Library Services) (All Districts)

ACCEPTED the County Library Draft Strategic Plan and authorized the County Librarian to present it to the Mayor’s Conference; AUTHORIZED the County Librarian to work with the Public Manager’s Association and other library stakeholders to review the Draft Reports’ findings and recommendations; DIRECTED the County Librarian to return to the Board of Supervisors for adoption of the Strategic Plan once the review process has been completed; and DIRECTED staff to include some discussion as a paragraph on the County Library Draft Strategic Plan regarding the issue of joint use and ways to look for extra opportunities for joint use.

 

D.3         CONSIDER declaring intent to adopt amendments to Ordinance Code Chapter 450-8 on Industrial Safety as recommended by the Health Services Director, and DIRECT staff to prepare an ordinance for Board consideration.  (Patrick Roche, Community Development Department; Randy Sawyer, Health Services Department)  (All Districts)

 Clerk’s summation not available at the time of this posting.  Please call 925-335-1900 for more information.

 

Closed Session, Room 101

 

 1:00 P.M.

 

D.4    CONSIDER adoption of findings and decision granting 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)

Clerk’s summation not available at the time of this posting.  Please call 925-335-1900 for more information.

 

D.5      HEARING on an appeal by Anthony J. Siino III, of the County Planning Commission’s decision to approve a Development Plan for a new 1,920 square foot single-family residence located at 5082 Hilltop Drive, El Sobrante area; Marilyn Dromgoole (Applicant & Owner) (County File #DP053020). (Catherine Kutsuris, Community Development Department) (District I)

CLOSED the public hearing on an appeal by Anthony J. Siino III, of the County Planning Commission’s decision to approve a Development Plan for a new 1,920 square foot single-family residence located at 5082 Hilltop Drive, El Sobrante area; FOUND the project Categorically Exempt, Class 3-New Construction or Conversion of Small Structures, for compliance purposes with the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA); GRANTED the appeal of Anthony J. Siino, III to modify the findings and conditions of approval for the project; MODIFIED Condition of Approval No. 3 as agreed to by the applicant and appellant to move the structure 10 feet to the west and situated 3 feet from the south property line, and specified placement of windows; ADOPTED the findings of County Planning Commission Resolution No. 8-2006 as the basis for the Board approval; and DIRECTED staff to post a Notice of Exemption with the County Clerk.

 


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          RESCIND Resolution No. 2006/24 approving and authorizing the sale of surplus property identified as Assessor’s Parcel No. (APN) 098-220-004 located on Evora Road, to Stonecrest, LLC and approving the Real Property Sales Agreement; and ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/122 approving and authorizing the sale and conveyance of surplus property identified as APN 098-220-004, located on Evora Road, in the amount of $65,500 to Stonecrest Group, LLC, approving the Real Property Sales Agreement, authorizing the Chair, Board of Supervisors, to execute the Grant Deed on behalf of the County, and authorizing the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute the Purchase and Sale Agreement, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Bay Point area. (Revenue accrues to the Contra Costa Transportation Authority) (District V)

 

Engineering Services

 

C.2          MS 04-00010: ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/119 approving the parcel map and subdivision agreement for project being developed by Glennmont, LLC, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Alamo area. (District III)

 

C.3          SD 04-08828: ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/120 approving the final map and subdivision agreement for project being developed by Hofmann Land Development Company, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Discovery Bay area. (District III)

 

C.4          SD 04-08828: ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/121 accepting grant deed of development rights (creek structure setback) for project being developed by Hofmann Land Development Company, a California corporation, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Discovery Bay area. (District III)

 

Special Districts & County Airports

 

C.5          DETERMINE that the Sanitation District No. 5 Repairs and Maintenance Project is a California Environmental Quality Act, Class 1 Categorical Exemption; and APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to advertise the project, Port Costa area. (District II)

 

C.6          DETERMINE that the Coggins Drive Crosswalk Project is a California Environmental Quality Act, Class 3 Categorical Exemption; and APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to advertise the project, Pleasant Hill and Walnut Creek areas. (District IV)

 

C.7          APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Fire Chief, Contra Costa Fire Protection District, or designee, to pay the City of Pinole an amount not to exceed $282,568 for fire protection services pursuant to an agreement approved November 18, 1980. (District II)

 

Statutory Actions

 

C.8          APPROVE the Board meeting minutes for the month of February 2006 as on file at Clerk of the Board’s office.

 

Claims, Collections & Litigation

 

C.9      RECEIVE report concerning the final settlement of Kevin Cornelson vs. Contra Costa County and AUTHORIZE payment from the Workers’ Compensation Trust fund in the amount of $100,000, less permanent disability payments, as recommended by the County Administrator’s Office. (All Districts)

 

C.10       RECEIVE report concerning the final settlement of Robert Dekruse vs. Contra Costa County and AUTHORIZE payment from the Workers’ Compensation Trust Fund in the amount of $26,000 less permanent disability payments, as recommended by the County Administrator’s Office. (All Districts)

 

C.11       DENY claims for I-Lo Huang; Eddie Garrett; West Williams; Joel Corral; and Cristeta Ontiveros. (All Districts)

 

Honors & Proclamations

 

C.12       ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/116 honoring the 90th birthday of San Pablo Council Member Joseph Gomes and DECLARING March 25, 2006 as “Joe Gomes Day in Contra Costa County”, as recommended by Supervisor Gioia. (All Districts)

 

C.13    ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/102 honoring Rose-Marie Westberg upon the occasion of her retirement after 33 years of dedicated service and support of the Library and the citizens of Contra Costa County, as recommended by the County Librarian. (All Districts)

 

Appointments & Resignations

 

C.14    APPOINT Mickey Marchetti to the District V Community Based Representative seat on the Juvenile Systems Planning Advisory Committee, as recommended by Supervisor Glover. (District V)

 

C.15    APPOINT Bruce Ohlson to the District V Representative seat on the Countywide Bicycle Advisory Committee, as recommended by Supervisor Glover. (District V)

 

Appropriation Adjustments  - 2005/2006 FY

 

C.16       Agriculture (0335)/General Services (0063):  APPROVE Appropriations Adjustment No. 5082 to transfer appropriations in the amount of $45,800 to Fleet Services to purchase replacement vehicles for the Department of Agriculture.  (All Districts)  (Consider with GS1)

 

C.17       General Services (0063):  APPROVE Appropriations and Revenue Adjustment No. 5083 to authorize new revenue in the amount of $93,933 from accumulated depreciation and estimated salvage from vehicles being retired and appropriating it to purchase replacement vehicles for the Department of Agriculture. (All Districts)  (Consider with AG1)

 

C.18       Employment and Human Services (0504): APPROVE Appropriation and Revenue Adjustment No. 5074 authorizing new revenue in the amount of $64,485 from California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids (CalWORKs) funds and appropriating it to fund two Business Service Representative positions for five months. (All Districts) (Consider with C.23)

 

Intergovernmental Relations

 

C.19    SUPPORT Proposition 81: The California Reading and Literacy Improvement and Public Library Construction and Renovation Bond Act of 2006, as recommended by the County Librarian. (All Districts)

 

Personnel Actions

 

C.20       ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20012A to amend the action of  Position Adjustment Request No. 20012 to establish the class of Executive Secretary and add one position in the Department of Child Support Services. (No additional fiscal impact) (All Districts)

 

C.21       ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20033 to add seven Child Support Specialist I positions in the Department of Child Support Services. (100% State funds) (All Districts)

 

C.22       ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20061 implementing a Performance Pay Plan for the County Administrator’s Office class of Special Projects Manager, as recommended by the Assistant County Administrator-Human Resources Director. (No additional fiscal impact) (All Districts)

CORRECTED TO READ:   To ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20061 2006/126 implementing a Performance Pay Plan for the County Administrator’s Office class of Special Projects Manager, as recommended by the Assistant County Administrator-Human Resources Director.

 

C.23       ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20043 to add two Business Services Representative positions in the Employment and Human Services Department. (100% State/Federal funds) (Consider with C.18)

 

C.24       ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20044 to add one Clerk- Specialist  Level position and three Clerk-Senior Level positions in the Employment and Human Services Department. (80% State/Federal, 20% County; cost offset by reduction in temporary staff) (All Districts)

 

C.25    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20049 to cancel one Clerk-Experienced Level position and add one Account Clerk-Experienced Level position in the Employment and Human Services 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.26       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Phoenix Programs, Inc., to pay the County an amount not to exceed $111,692 to provide interim housing services, and technical planning and evaluation services to homeless adults for the period October 1, 2005 through June 30, 2006.  (No County match)  (All Districts)

 

C.27       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the acting Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to apply for and accept funding from Kaiser Permanente Community Benefit Grant Program in an amount not to exceed $30,000 for fitness classes for seniors for the period August 1, 2006 through September 30, 2007. (No County match) (All Districts)

 

C.28       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the acting Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to accept United Way of the East Bay Area grant funds in an amount up to $10,000 for the Independent Living Skills Program Graduation Resource Guide Binder Project for emancipating foster care youth for the period January 1 through December 31, 2006. (No County match) (All Districts)

 

C.29       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Services Director, or designee, to re-apply to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families for funds in the amount of  $1,939,267 for Early Head Start program services for the period January 1 through December 31, 2006. (20% Non-Federal, in-kind, non-cash match required) (All Districts)

 

C.30    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Services Director, or designee, to re-apply to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families for funds in the amount of $16,062,822 for Head Start program services for the period January 1 through December 31, 2006. (20% Non-Federal, in-kind, non-cash match required) (All Districts)

 

C.31       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the County Librarian to apply for and accept $13,775 from the Rodeo Municipal Advisory Council for operation of the Rodeo Library for July 1, 2005 to June 30, 2006. (No County match) (District II)

 

APPROVE and AUTHORIZE execution of agreements between the County and the following parties  as noted for the purchase of equipment and/or services:

 

C.32    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Summit Associates, effective December 31, 2005, to extend the term through December 31, 2006 with no increase in the payment limit, for continuing consulting services on the Buchanan Field Airport Electrical Upgrades & Sign Installation Project, Pacheco area. (No impact to the General Fund) (District IV)

 

C.33    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Lawrence V. Gossett, effective March 31, 2006, to extend the term through March 31, 2008 with no increase in the payment limit, for on-call plan check, map check and application review services for various projects, Countywide.  (No additional fiscal impact) (All Districts)

 

C.34    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Jamie Elam, effective February 1, 2006, to modify the payment provisions to reimburse contractor for allowable expenses incurred while traveling on behalf of the County, with no change in the payment limit of $45,760 and no change in the term of November 1, 2005 through October 31, 2006.  (Budgeted, 100% Federal 330 (H) Homeless Grant)  (All Districts)

 

C.35    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Sharon T. Kuehn, effective March 1, 2006, to increase the payment limit by $4,000 to a new payment limit of $63,628 to provide additional hours of research and development of job opportunities for mental health consumers, liaison with California State University, and implementation of programs for community providers, with no change in the term of July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2006.  (100% Mental Health Realignment) (All Districts)

 

C.36       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Valmora, Inc. (dba Rancho Valmora), effective January 23, 2006, to increase the payment limit by $15,304 to a new payment limit of $53,324 to provide intensive day treatment program and mental health services to additional mentally or emotionally disturbed children, with no change in the term of July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2006.  (Budgeted, 100% Individuals with Disabilities Education Act) (All Districts)

 

C.37       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Alex Smirnoff, M.D., effective February 16, 2006, to increase the payment limit by $136,906 to a new payment limit of $260,000 to provide additional psychiatric emergency services at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center and Contra Costa Health Centers, with no change in the term of May 1, 2005 through April 30, 2006.  (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 12.3% County, 87.7% Patient/Third Party Revenues)  (All Districts)

 

C.38       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, to execute a contract with Amy E. Baba, DPM, in an amount not to exceed $195,000 to provide professional podiatry services at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center and Contra Costa Health Centers for the period March 1, 2006 through February 28, 2009.  (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 12.3% County, 87.7% Patient/Third Party Revenues) (All Districts)

 

C.39       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the acting Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with the Oakland Private Industry Council, effective March 14, 2006, to increase the payment limit by $20,000 to a new payment limit of  $575,000 with no change in the term of July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2006 for job training for County clients. (Budgeted) (All Districts)

 

C.40    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the acting Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with the Oakland Private Industry Council, effective March 14, 2006, to increase the payment limit by $7,421 to a new payment limit of $102,421 with no change in the term of July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2006 for job readiness training services. (Budgeted: 100% Federal) (All Districts)

 

C.41       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Defender to execute a contract with Robert Smayda in an amount not to exceed $39,400 to continue to provide dependency case assistance services for the period March 8, 2006 through March 7, 2007. (100% Court reimbursement) (All Districts)

 

C.42       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Sheriff-Coroner, or designee, to execute a contract with Nationwide Auction Systems in an amount not to exceed $50,000 to provide towing, storage, and auction of seized vehicles and miscellaneous property for the period January 1 through December 31, 2006. (No Net County cost) (All Districts)

 

C.43    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the acting Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Cheryl Barrett in an amount not to exceed $33,300 to provide parent mentoring and child welfare system referral services for the period  March 15, 2006 through March 14, 2007. (Budget: 100% Federal) (All Districts)

 

C.44    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the acting Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Sayida Sandoval in an amount not to exceed $34,000 to provide parent mentoring and child welfare system referral services for the period March 15, 2006 through March 14, 2007. (Budget: 100% Federal) (All Districts)

 

C.45    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the acting Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, on behalf of the Workforce Development Board, to execute a contract amendment with Jim Cassio, Inc., effective March 14, 2006, to increase the payment limit by $48,000 to a new payment limit of $123,000 with no change in the term of June 14, 2005 to June 12, 2006 to conduct labor market and employment outlook research. (Budgeted: 100% Federal) (All Districts)

 

C.46    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the acting Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Cheryl Orr, effective March 14, 2006, to increase the payment limit by $2,000 to a new payment limit of $51,550 with no change in the term of July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2006 for early substance abuse intervention and outreach services. (Budgeted: 15% County; 35% State; 50% Federal) (All Districts)

 

C.47    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the acting Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Penny Williams, effective March 14, 2006, to increase the payment limit by $2,000 to a new payment limit of $46,805 with no change in the term of July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2006 for early substance abuse intervention and outreach services. (Budgeted: 15% County; 35% State; 50% Federal) (All Districts)

 

C.48    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the acting Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Pro-Serv in the amount of $85,000 to provide process services for the termination of parental rights hearings for the period April 1, 2006 through March 31, 2007. (Budgeted: 20% County, 40% Sate, 40% Federal) (All Districts)

 

C.49    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to issue a 30-day advance written notice to terminate the contract with Ellen Danchik for provision of consultation and technical assistance with regard to housing for County mental health clients effective at the close of business on March 31, 2006. (All Districts)

 

Other Actions

 

C.50       ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/86 authorizing issuance of tax exempt bonds in an amount not to exceed $125,000,000 for financing the construction of the Pleasant Hill Bay Area Rapid Transit Village Apartments, Contra Costa Centre area.  (No General Fund impact)  (District IV)  (Consider with C.58)

 

C.51       APPROVE allocation of fiscal year 2006-2007 HOME Investment Partnership Act funds to Eden Housing, Inc., in the amount of $834,000 towards development of the West Rivertown II Apartment Project in Antioch, as recommended by the Community Development Director.  (100% U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development) (District V)

 

C.52       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a non-financial education affiliation agreement with John Muir Health to provide for residents enrolled in the Contra Costa Regional Medical Center Surgery Training Program to receive clinical experience in general surgery at John Muir Health for the period December 1, 2005 through November 30, 2006.  (No fiscal impact) (All Districts)

 

C.53       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.54       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the acting Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to issue a Request for Proposal for the Family and Children’s Trust Committee in the amount of approximately $250,000 for child care services and subsidies for low income families for the period July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007. (All Districts)

 

C.55       CONTINUE the emergency action originally taken by the Board on January 24, 2006 regarding electrical repairs on the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District Communication Center’s Uninterruptible Power Supply, as recommended by the Fire Chief. (All Districts)

 

C.56       ACCEPT canvass of votes for Police Service Area P-6, Zone 2703, Subdivision 028634, on the election authorizing a special tax to maintain and enhance police protection services for the area, as recommended by the Clerk-Recorder (Registrar of Voters). (All Districts)

 

C.57       CONTINUE the emergency action originally taken by the Board on November 18, 2003 on the Juvenile Hall Addition Project, as recommended by the County Administrator. (All Districts)

 

Redevelopment

 

C.58       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Redevelopment Director to execute a Regulatory Agreement and Declaration of Restrictive Covenants in connection with the Pleasant Hill Bay Area Rapid Transit Village Apartments, Contra Costa Centre area.  (No General Fund impact)  (District IV)  (Consider with C.50)

 

C.59       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Redevelopment Director to execute a Purchase and Sale Agreement between Contra Costa County Redevelopment Agency and Naomi Fay Hytholt for the purchase of Assessor’s Parcel No. 094-013-001 in connection with the Orbisonia Heights Redevelopment Project in the Bay Point Area; ACCEPT the Grant Deed from Naomi Fay Hytholt; AUTHORIZE the Auditor-Controller to issue payment in the amount of $395,000 for property rights; and DETERMINE the acquisition is exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act.  (100% Redevelopment Funds)  (District V)

 

ADDED SUPPLEMENTAL ITEM to Agenda -C.60: To authorize the Health Services Director, or designee, to negotiate on behalf of the County, a contract with U.S. Nursing Corporation to provide temporary nursing registry services for Contra Costa Regional Medical Center and Contra Costa Health Centers for the period March 1 through December 31, 2006.

 

 

 

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

04-10-06

  10:00 a.m.

  10:00 a.m.

See above

See above

 

 

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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           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