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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

 

 

TUESDAY

May 9, 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.

Inspirational Thought- “Leadership is practiced not so much in words as in attitude and actions.”  - Harold Geneen

CONSIDER  CONSENT  ITEMS  (Listed as Consent Items C.1 though C.70 on the following agenda)  -  Items removed from this section will be considered with the Short Discussion Items.

Approved as listed except as noted:  C.23, C.66, C.69.

               

HOUSING AUTHORITY CONSENT ITEMS   Approved as listed.

 

HA.1   ADOPT Housing Authority Resolution No. 5074 approving the Risk Management Policy Statement of the Housing Authority and AUTHORIZE the execution of the statement by the Executive Director, as recommended by the Executive Director. (All Districts)

 

9:35 A.M.             

 

PRESENTATIONS  Approved as listed.

 

PR.1    PRESENTATION to adopt Resolution No. 2006/190 proclaiming May 2006 as “Mental Health Awareness Month in Contra Costa County”.  (Supervisor DeSaulnier) (All Districts)

 

PR.2    PRESENTATION of 2006 4th Annual Contra Costa Mental Health Commission Awards.  (Supervisor DeSaulnier; Bobbie Arnold, Chair, Mental Health Commission; Donna Wigand, Mental Health Director) (All Districts)

 

PR.3    PRESENTATION to adopt Resolution Nos. 2006/269 and 2006/270 declaring May 14-20, 2006 as Emergency Medical Services Week in Contra Costa County and recognizing American Medical Response, its dispatchers, emergency medical technicians, paramedics, and leadership staff for their commitment to providing quality emergency medical care to the citizens of Contra Costa County.   (Supervisor Gioia; Angela Lombardi, American Medical Response) (All Districts)

 

9:45 A.M.             

 

SHORT DISCUSSION ITEMS - The Board will consider and take action on the following items: Approved as listed except as noted below:

 

SD.1    CONSIDER any Consent Items previously removed.

 

SD.2    CONSIDER approving and authorizing the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with AmeriHealth Mercy Health Plan (dba AmeriHealth Mercy Contractor) in an amount not to exceed $76,000,000 to provide pharmaceutical and pharmacy administration services for the Contra Costa Health Plan for the period May 1, 2006 through April 30, 2009, including a mutual indemnification and hold harmless agreement for any claims arising out of the performance of this contract.  (William Walker, M.D., Health Services Director) (Budgeted, Enterprise III: 6.1% County, 93.9% Health Plan member premiums)  (All Districts)

 

SD.3       CONSIDER accepting report from the Capital Facilities Committee concerning a regional needs assessment of County services and facilities, conducted by the County Administrator’s Office.  (Supervisor Gioia; Jason Crapo, County Administrator’s Office) (All Districts)

 

SD.4    CONSIDER directing the Building Inspection Director, in consultation with the County Counsel, to draft an ordinance to require gas shut-off devices on all buildings prior to close of escrow when an escrow agreement has been executed in connection with a sale and to amend the Contra Costa County Gas Shut-off Devices Ordinance 2004-27 to require gas shut-off devices for alterations or additions valued at more than $10,000 instead of $50,000. (Supervisors Gioia and Glover) (All Districts) 

DIRECTED the Director of the Building Inspection Department and the County Counsel to draft an Ordinance to: a) require gas shut-off devices on all buildings prior to close of escrow when an escrow agreement has been executed in connection with a sale; and b) amend the Contra Costa County Gas Shut-Off Devices Ordinance 2004-27 to require gas shut-off devices for alterations or additions valued at more than $10,000 instead of $50,000; FURTHER DIRECTED the Building Inspection Department to return to the Board with an outreach plan to investigate methods of facilitating installation of the devices for homeowners not doing additions or selling their homes, and information on the expected device installation at the time of home turnovers.

 

SD.5    HEARING on the report and costs of abating a public nuisance on the premises located at 104 Willard Avenue, Richmond (Owner, Kurt Bottoms) (Michael Angelo Silva, Building Inspection Department) (District I)

CLOSED  the public  hearing on the itemized report on the costs of abating a public nuisance on the real property located at 104 Willard Avenue, Richmond; DETERMINED the costs of all abatement work and administrative costs to be $9,983.27; ORDERED the modified itemized report confirmed and DIRECTED it to be filed with the Clerk of the Board of Supervisors; ORDERED the costs to be specially assessed against the above-referenced property and AUTHORIZED the recordation of a Notice of Abatement Lien.

 

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

 

D.1         PUBLIC COMMENT  (3 Minutes/Speaker)

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

D.2      CONSIDER follow-up report on proposed 2006 voter-approved Contra Costa County Urban Limit Line ballot measure.  (Patrick Roche, Community Development Department) (All Districts)

ACCEPTED a follow-up report from the Community Development Director on the proposed 2006 Voter Approved Contra Costa County Urban Limit Line ballot measure, and, CONSIDERED next steps for placing the measure on the ballot for General Election to be held on November 7, 2006, as recommended by the Community Development Director; DIRECTED staff to work with County Counsel and return to the Board on May 16, 2006 with a report and recommendations based on the potential inclusion of agricultural protection policies for prime productive Agricultural land that are outside the ull, an interpretation of the rural residential language in the current Measure C and the strengthening the County’s ranchette policy, and the potential incorporation of the City of Brentwood’s special planning areas that they refer to as “gh&r”.

 

Closed Session

 

 1:00 P.M.

 

D.3      HEARING on the fiscal year 2006/2007 Action Plan and on the recommendations of the Family and Human Services Committee, Finance Committee, and Affordable Housing Finance Committee (AHFC) on the use of 2006/2007 Community Development Block Grant funds; and the recommendations of the AHFC on the use of 2006/2007 HOME Investment Partnership Act funds and Housing Development Assistance funds.  (Robert Calkins, Community Development Department) (All Districts) 

CLOSED the public hearing on recommendations of the Family and Human Service Committee, Finance Committee, and Affordable Housing Finance Committee on the use of Fiscal Year (FY) 2006/07 and FY 2007/08 Community Development Block Grant (CBDG) funds and the recommendations of the Affordable Housing Finance Committee on the use of FY 2006/07 HOME Investment Partnerships Act (HOME) funds and Housing Development Assistance Funds; CONSIDERED  the proposed FY 2006/07 Action Plan on the use of CBDG, HOME, Emergency Shelter Grant (ESG) and Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA) funds; and ADOPTED and APPROVED the FY 2006/07 Action Plan and revised Citizen Participation Plan; DETERMINED that the FY 2006/07 Action Plan is exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to Section 150611(b)(3) of the CEQA guidelines; DIRECTED the Community Development, to file a Notice of Exemption for the Action Plan with the County Clerk and to arrange for payment of the $25 handling fee for the same; AUTHORIZED the Chair, the Director of Community Development, Deputy Director-Redevelopment, or their designee to execute the appropriate documents for transmittal to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development; and AUTHORIZED the Deputy Director-Redevelopment or his Designee to execute the CBDG, HOME, ESG and HOPWA Agreements as approved in the Action Plan by the Board of Supervisors; and ASSURED and CERTIFIED that the County will comply with the regulations, policies, guidelines, and requirements with respect to the acceptance and use of federal funds for those federally assisted programs, and give assurance and certify compliance with the certifications as described in the FY 2006/07 Action Plan; and DESIGNATED the Deputy Director-Redevelopment as the certifying officer for the County under the National Environmental Policy Act (24 CFR Part 58); DESIGNATED the week of May 12-21, 2006 as Affordable Housing Week in Contra Costa County; ACCEPTED and AUTHORIZED the distribution of a periodic newsletter documenting the activities/accomplishments of the County in affordable housing, CBDG, and redevelopment.

 

1:30 P.M.

 

D.4         HEARING on the appeal by Lisa Kirk of an administrative decision to issue a grading permit for the Delta Coves Development Project.  (Carlos Baltodano, Building Inspection Director) (District V) 

CONTINUED to May 23, 2006 at 1:30 p.m. the hearing on the appeal by Lisa Kirk of an administrative decision to issue a grading permit for the Delta Coves Development Project. 

 

Adjourn in Memory of

James Capra

 

 

CONSENT ITEMS

 

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

 

Road and Transportation

 

C.1      APPROVE plans and specifications; and AWARD and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a contract in the amount of $215,863 to Bruce Carone Grading & Paving, Inc., the lowest responsive and responsible bidder for the Pacifica Avenue Sidewalk Project, Bay Point area.  (45% Transportation Development Act Grant, 30% Safe Routes to School, 17% Navy Mitigation, and 8% Local Road Funds) (District V)

 

C.2      ADOPT Traffic Resolution No. 2006/4168 prohibiting parking at all times on the east side of Bixler Road (Road No. 9163A), beginning at a point 130 feet south of the south curb line of Regatta Drive (Road No. 8945Q) and extending north a distance of 180 feet, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Discovery Bay area. (District III)

 

Engineering Services

 

C.3      RA 01-01123 (cross-reference subdivision 95-07976): ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/251 approving the second extension of 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.4          RA 01-01123 (cross-reference subdivision 95-07976): ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/252 accepting completion of road improvements 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.5          RA 02-01130 (cross-reference subdivision 95-7976): ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/253 accepting completion of right-of-way landscape improvements for subdivision agreement for project being developed by Brookfield Ambridge, LLC, as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.6          RA 04-01169 (cross-reference subdivision 03-08710): ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/254 approving the road improvement agreement for project being developed by Western Pacific Housing, Inc., as recommended by the Public Works Director, Discovery Bay area. (District III)

 

C.7          RA 04-01170 (cross-reference subdivision 03-08509): ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/255 accepting completion of improvements for project being developed by Lennar Homes of California, Inc., as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.8          RA 04-01170 (cross-reference subdivision 03-08509): ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/256 approving the subdivision agreement (right-of-way landscaping) for project being developed by Lennar Homes of California, Inc., as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.9          SD 98-07998:      ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/257 approving the second extension of the subdivision agreement for project being developed by Western Pacific Housing, Inc., as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.10       SD 01-08155:      ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/258 approving the first extension of the subdivision 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       SD 01-08155:      ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/259 accepting completion of improvements 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.12       SD 00-08156:      ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/260 accepting completion of improvements 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.13    SD 02-08618:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/261 accepting completion of improvements 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.14       SD 02-08619:      ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/262 accepting completion of improvements 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.15       SD 03-08712:      ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/263 accepting completion of landscape 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.16       SD 03-08713:      ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/264 approving the second 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)

 

C.17       SD 03-08713:      ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/265 accepting completion of landscape improvements 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.18       SD 03-08714:      ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/266 accepting completion of landscape 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.19       ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/267 RC 06-2 ratifying the prior decision of the Public Works Director to fully close a portion of Pacific Avenue on May 7, 2006 from 6:00 a.m. through 6:00 p.m., for the purpose of anniversary fiesta and street faire, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Rodeo area. (District II)

 

Special Districts & County Airports

 

C.20       APPROVE the temporary construction permits from John S. Wright and BAS of Tassajara II to the County Flood Control and Water Conservation District for harvesting willow tree cuttings, and AUTHORIZE the Chief Engineer, Flood Control and Water Conservation District, or designee, to execute the permit, San Ramon Creek Restoration Project, San Ramon area. (District III)

 

Statutory Actions

 

C.21       APPROVE minutes, as on file with the Clerk of the Board, for the month of April 2006.

 

Claims, Collections & Litigation

 

C.22    DENY claims for Anita Marie Booze; Rich Albright; Nancy Galan; Mary A. Staudt; Elores Jackson; Ed Jackson; and Andre L. Long.

 

Honors & Proclamations

 

C.23    ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/249 honoring Concord native Dave Brubeck and proclaiming May 16, 2006 as "Dave Brubeck Day", in recognition of his extraordinary contribution to, and exceptional playing of jazz music, as recommended by Supervisor DeSaulnier.  (All Districts)

RELISTED to May 16, 2006 to ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/249 honoring Concord native Dave Brubeck and proclaiming May 16, 2006 as "Dave Brubeck Day", in recognition of his extraordinary contribution to, and exceptional playing of jazz music, as recommended by Supervisor DeSaulnier.

 

C.24    ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/273 honoring Julie Fisher for being named the 2006 “Moraga Citizen of the year”, as recommended by Supervisor Uilkema. (District II)

 

C.25    ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/274 honoring George Fisher for being named the 2006 “Moraga Citizen of the year”, as recommended by Supervisor Uilkema. (District II)

 

Appointments & Resignations

 

C.26    APPROVE the medical staff appointments and re-appointments as recommended by the Medical Executive Committee on April 17, 2006.  (All Districts)

 

C.27       RE-APPOINT J. B. Scranton to the District III seat on the Juvenile Systems Planning Advisory Committee, as recommended by Supervisor Piepho.  (District III)

 

C.28    RE-APPOINT Richard Adler to the District III seat on the Juvenile Systems Planning Advisory Committee, as recommended by Supervisor Piepho.  (District III)

 

C.29    APPOINT Tracy Fraas to the District III-A seat on the Family & Children's Services Advisory Committee, as recommended by Supervisor Piepho.  (District III)

 

C.30       APPOINT Dominique Yancey to the District III seat on the Advisory Council Against Domestic Violence, as recommended by Supervisor Piepho.  (District III)

 

C.31       APPOINT John Kelly to the District III Alternate seat on the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District Advisory Commission, as recommended by Supervisor Piepho.  (District III)

 

C.32       RE-APPOINT Geoff Logan to the District III seat on the Aviation Advisory Committee, as recommended by Supervisor Piepho.  (District III)

 

C.33       RE-APPOINT Steve Mick to the Alternate seat on the Alamo Beautification Steering Committee for Zone 36, as recommended by Supervisor Piepho.  (District III)

 

C.34    APPOINT Karen Howard to the At Large #2 seat on the Alamo Beautification Steering Committee for Zone 36, as recommended by Supervisor Piepho.  (District III)

 

C.35    DECLARE vacant the Montalvin Manor Homeowner/Resident 5 Seat on the Montalvin Manor Redevelopment Advisory Committee held by Babett Willis due to her resignation and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy, as recommended by Supervisor Gioia. (District I)

 

C.36       APPOINT Sarah Michael to the At Large #2 seat on the Arts and Culture Commission, as recommended by the Internal Operations Committee.  (All Districts)

 

C.37       RE-APPOINT Bertha M. Stobb and David Thayer to Consumer 60 or Older seats on the In-Home Supportive Services Public Authority Advisory Committee, as recommended by the Internal Operations Committee.  (All Districts)

 

C.38    APPOINT Igor Skaredoff to the Environmental #1 Alternate seat, and SWITCH incumbent Sharon Fuller and former member Frank Gordon between the General Public and Environmental #1 seats, as recommended by the Internal Operations Committee.  (All Districts)

 

C.39       RE-APPOINT Marvin J. Terrell to the At Large #1 seat on the County Planning Commission, as recommended by the Internal Operations Committee.  (All Districts)

 

C.40       RE-APPOINT William E. Granados to the At Large #2 seat on the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District Advisory Commission, as recommended by the Internal Operations Committee.  (All Districts)

 

C.41       DECLARE vacant the R-&A Alternate seat on the Monte Vista Pool Advisory Committee held by John DeMaio due to his resignation, and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy, as recommended by Supervisor Piepho.  (District III) 

 

Appropriation Adjustments  - 2005/2006 FY

 

C.42       General County Revenue (0005)/Notes and Warrants Interest (0790):  APPROVE Appropriations and Revenue Adjustment No. 5093 authorizing new revenue in the amount of $90,000 in General County Revenue from proceeds of the 2005 Tax and Revenue Anticipation Note (TRAN), and appropriating it to Notes and Warrants Interest for professional services and other costs of issuing the 2005 TRAN.  (All Districts)

 

Intergovernmental Relations

 

C.43    OPPOSE AB 2469 (Evans), which would be an unprecedented amendment to the Realignment Agreement to allow small counties to receive advance payments from the Sales Tax Growth Account to be earmarked for in-home supportive services and personal care services, as recommended by the Health Services Director and Acting Employment and Human Services Director.  (All Districts)

 

Personnel Actions

 

C.44       ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20060 to add one part time (20/40) Clerk-Experienced Level (Represented) position in the Community Development Department.  (Budgeted, 100% Land Use Application fees)  (All Districts)

 

C.45       ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20046 to establish the class of Cancer Registry Specialist (Represented) and add one position; and to cancel one Medical Records Coder (Represented) position in the Health Services Department.  (No net County cost)  (All Districts)

 

C.46       ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20061 to add one Family and Children’s Services Assistant Family Advocacy Manager-Project (Unrepresented) position; and cancel one Family and Children’s Services Site Supervisor I-Project (Represented) position in the Community Services Department. (No net County cost) (All Districts)

 

C.47       ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20065 to add four Family and Children’s Services Intermediate Clerk-Project (Represented) positions; and cancel one Family and Children’s Services Site Supervisor I-Project (Represented) position, one Family and Children’s Services Teacher-Project (Represented) position, one Family and Children’s Services Infant/Toddler Teacher-Project (Represented) position, and one Family and Children’s Services Associate Teacher-Project (Represented) position in the Community Services Department. (No net County cost)

 

C.48       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Services Director, or designee, to temporarily close part-day, part-year pre-school classrooms during the low-enrollment summer period effective May 24, 2006; and adopt Position Adjustment Resolution No. 2006/268 to abolish and re-establish specified project positions in accordance with a specified time line. (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.49    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to accept a contribution in the amount of $75,125 from Meals on Wheels of Contra Costa, Inc., to subsidize 37,600 additional meals delivered to the residences of nearly 550 additional homebound elders at their residences each day this calendar quarter by the County Home Delivered Meals Program (Meals on Wheels) administered by the Health Services Department.  (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.50    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Frank Lee in an amount not to exceed $101,735 to continue to provide consultation and technical assistance regarding compliance of the Contra Costa Health Plan with State, Federal, and other regulatory agencies for the period May 1, 2006 through April 30, 2007.  (Budgeted, Enterprise III: 4.7% County, 95.3% Health Plan member premiums)  (All Districts)

 

C.51    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Denise Peebles in an amount not to exceed $84,914 to continue to provide consultation and technical assistance regarding the Contra Costa Health Plan Provider Affairs Unit for the period May 1, 2006 through April 30, 2007.  (Budgeted, Enterprise III: 4.7% County, 95.3% Health Plan member premiums)  (All Districts)

 

C.52    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Michael J. Kent in an amount not to exceed $74,250 to continue to provide hazardous materials ombudsperson program services for the period May 1, 2006 through April 30, 2007.  (Budgeted, 100% Hazardous Materials Industry fees)  (All Districts)

 

C.53    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Building Inspection Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Standards of Excellence, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $60,000 to provide and install cooking appliances under the Weatherization Program for the period May 15, 2006 through May 14, 2008.  (Budgeted, 100% State funds)  (All Districts)

 

C.54    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Building Inspection Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Louie Montemayor to increase the payment limit by $40,000 to a new payment limit of $64,500 to provide additional plan check services, with no change in the term of October 17, 2005 to October 16, 2006.  (Budgeted, 100% Plan Review fees)  (All Districts)

 

C.55       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Pittsburg Pre-School and Community Council, Inc., effective May 1, 2006, to increase the payment limit by $71,648 to a new payment limit of $108,000 and to extend the term from June 30, 2006 to February 28, 2007 to continue to provide case management, benefits assurance counseling and non-emergency transportation services to County residents with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).  (Budgeted, 100% Federal Ryan White Care Act)  (All Districts)

 

C.56    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with New Connections, Inc., effective May 1, 2006, to increase the payment limit by $250,506 to a new payment limit of $389,550 and to extend the term from June 30, 2006 to February 28, 2007 to continue to provide case management, substance abuse treatment coordination, day center support, congregate meals and transportation services to County residents with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).  (Budgeted, 100% Federal Ryan White Care Act)  (All Districts)

 

C.57       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Firdouse A. Huq, M.D., in an amount not to exceed $31,000 to continue to provide professional psychiatric services at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center and Contra Costa Health Centers for the period June 1, 2006 through May 31, 2007.  (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 14.1% County, 85.9% Patient/Third Party revenues)  (All Districts)

 

C.58    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with V. Arek Keledjian, M.D., in an amount not to exceed $80,000 to continue to provide professional endoscopy/internal medicine services at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center and Contra Costa Health Centers for the period June 1, 2006 through May 31, 2009.  (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 14.1% County, 85.9% Patient/Third Party revenues)  (All Districts)

 

C.59    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Interaction Associates Inc., in the amount of $46,800 for management training services for the period March 18 through December 31, 2006. (100% Federal funds) (All Districts)

 

C.60    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Interim Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Katherine Barnes, effective May 1, 2006, to increase the payment limit by $1,522 to a new payment limit of $72,522 with no change in the term July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2006 to provide additional technical assistance and consultation to the Contra Costa County Advisory Council on Aging for the Family Caregiver Support Program and Acute & Long Term Care Integration Program. (All Districts)

 

C.61    CORRECT board action of April 25, 2006 (item C.111) authorizing the interim Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Kami Silay to continue to provide consultation services for the Childcare Accounting Reporting and Enrollment System (CARES) for the period May 1 through October 31, 2006, to change the contract payment limit from $23,800 to the correct contract limit of $28,300. (All Districts)

 

Other Actions

 

C.62    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.63    ACCEPT report on the East Contra Costa County Habitat Conservation Plan Association and the work of that Joint Powers Authority to develop a Habitat Conservation Plan/Natural Communities Conservation Plan for East County, as recommended by the Transportation, Water and Infrastructure Committee.  (All Districts)

 

C.64    ACCEPT monthly update on the operations of the Community Services Department, as recommended by the County Administrator. (All Districts)

 

C.65    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)

 

C.66    ACCEPT report from the Finance Committee on the status of various code compliance activities for County departments. (No fiscal impact) (All Districts)

NOTED THAT CONSENT ITEM IS A DUPLICATE OF SD.3 TO ACCEPT report from the Finance Committee on the status of various code compliance activities for County departments.

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

 

C.68       DIRECT the Sheriff and Health Services departments to proceed with the installation of up to 300 public safety messaging devices using the FSK (frequency shift key) technology, which does not require the Caller ID (Identification) service to dispatch emergency messages, and take related actions as recommended by the Internal Operations Committee.  (100% Air Quality Grant funds) (All Districts)

 

C.69       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Chair, Board of Supervisors, to execute an agreement transferring from the County to the Judicial Council of California-Administrative Office of the Courts, responsibility for and title to the Pittsburg-Delta Court property located at 45 Civic Avenue, Pittsburg; APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the General Services Director to execute a lease agreement for the County's ongoing use of office at the Pittsburg-Delta Court; DETERMINE that the transfer project is a Class 1 (a) Categorical Exemption under the California Environmental Quality Act; and AUTHORIZE related actions, as recommended by the General Services Director.  (Budgeted 2006/07) (District V)

RELISTED to an undetermined date to APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Chair, Board of Supervisors, to execute an agreement transferring from the County to the Judicial Council of California-Administrative Office of the Courts, responsibility for and title to the Pittsburg-Delta Court property located at 45 Civic Avenue, Pittsburg; APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the General Services Director to execute a lease agreement for the County's ongoing use of office at the Pittsburg-Delta Court; DETERMINE that the transfer project is a Class 1 (a) Categorical Exemption under the California Environmental Quality Act; and AUTHORIZE related actions, as recommended by the General Services Director. 

 

Redevelopment Agency

 

C.70    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Redevelopment Director to execute a contract amendment with Opticos Design, Inc., effective February 1, 2006, to increase the payment limit by $5,000 to a new payment limit of $25,000 to provide conceptual design services to the Rodeo Façade Improvement Program, with no change in the term through June 30, 2006.  (100% Agency costs) (District II)

 

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, May 9, 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 & Surety Co. of America, etc. v. County of Contra Costa, C.C.C. Superior Court No. C 05-02126

2.                  Ronald Levine v. Contra Costa County, Claim No. 59339

 

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

05-15-06

05-15-06

   9:00 a.m.

  10:30 a.m.

See above

See above

Finance Committee

Transportation Water & Infrastructure

06-01-06

06-12-06

  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

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