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JOHN GIOIA

1st DISTRICT

GAYLE B. UILKEMA

2nd DISTRICT

MARY N. PIEPHO

3rd DISTRICT

MARK DeSAULNIER

4th DISTRICT

FEDERAL D. GLOVER

5th DISTRICT

CALENDAR FOR THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

CONTRA COSTA COUNTY

AND FOR

 

SPECIAL DISTRICTS, AGENCIES, AND

AUTHORITIES GOVERNED BY THE BOARD

 

BOARD CHAMBERS ROOM 107, ADMINISTRATION BUILDING, 651 PINE STREET

MARTINEZ, CALIFORNIA 94553-1229

 

JOHN GIOIA

CHAIR

 

 

 

JOHN CULLEN

CLERK OF THE BOARD

AND

COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR

(925) 335-1900

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

 

TUESDAY

May 16, 2006

 

 

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

 

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

 

Inspirational Thought- “Teamwork is the fuel that allows common people to attain uncommon results.”  ~ Anonymous   

 

CONSIDER  CONSENT  ITEMS  -  Items removed from this section will be considered with the Short Discussion Items. Approved as listed except as noted: C.29, C.39.

                     

HOUSING AUTHORITY CONSENT ITEMS  Approved as listed.

 

HA.1   ACCEPT investment report of the Housing Authority for the quarter ending March, 2006 as required by SB564 (Ch 783), as recommended by the Housing Authority Executive Director. (All Districts)

 

9:35 A.M.             

 

PRESENTATIONS  Approved as listed.

 

PR.1    PRESENTATION to adopt Resolution No. 2006/279, announcing the art passages Contra Costa County Colleges Art Faculty Invitational Exhibit, and recognizing District II artists and the creative program put forth by the faculty to create opportunities for, and awareness of artists throughout the greater Contra Costa County. (Rebecca Ines, Arts and Culture Commission) (District II)

 

PR.2   PRESENTATION of the People Who Make a Difference Awards, acknowledging individuals and groups that have significantly contributed towards reducing substance abuse in Contra Costa communities. (Harold Parsley, Alcohol and Other Drugs Advisory Board) (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 accepting report and presentation materials from Buck Consultants, LLC, concerning the preliminary actuarial analysis of the County's liability for retiree health care and other post-employment benefits, consistent with the requirements of Governmental Accounting Standards Board Statement No. 45 (GASB 45), as recommended by the County Administrator. (Jason Crapo, County Administrator’s Office) (All Districts) 

ACCEPTED the report and presentation materials from Buck Consultants, LLC, (attached) concerning preliminary actuarial analysis of the County’s liability for retiree healthcare and other post-employment benefits, consistent with the requirements of Governmental Accounting Standards Board Statement No.45 (GASB 450, as presented to the Finance Committee, and REQUESTED Finance Committee to explore the management of the Irrevocable Trust.

 

SD.3    HEARING to consider adoption of Resolution No. 2006/4162 ordering the temporary closure of Empire Mine Road (Road No. 6963) for an initial period of 18 months as a measure to reduce criminal activity, Antioch area.  (Jerry Fahy, Public Works Department) (District V)

CLOSED the public hearing; ADOPTED  Traffic Resolution No. 2006/4162 ordering the temporary closure of Empire Mine Road (Road No. 6963) for an initial period of 18 months as a measure to reduce criminal activity, Antioch area. 

 

SD.4    HEARING to consider adoption of Resolution No 2006/191 for County Service Area P-6, related ordinance adoption and fixing of election thereof, and formation of Zone 1005 for Subdivision #SD058984 in the Martinez area. (Catherine Kutsuris, Community Development) (District II)

CLOSED the public hearing on proposed police service special taxes for County Service Area P-6 ; ADOPTED Resolution No. 2006/191 authorizing election and formation of Zone 1005, SD058984, and ADOPTED Ordinance 2006-15 establishing a fee for the Police Service District, Martinez area.

 

SD.5       CONSIDER convening a joint meeting of the Family and Human Services Committee and the Emergency Medical Care Committee to discuss methods to implement a free Countywide CPR (cardio pulmonary resuscitation) training program.  (Supervisor DeSaulnier) (All Districts)

AMENDED to read: CONVENE a joint meeting of the Family and Human Services Committee and the sub-committee of the Emergency Medical Care Committee and ask for participation from American Medical Response (AMR), the American Red Cross, schools, and Contra Costa County Fire Department to discuss possible methods for implementing a program similar in scope to the “Medic Two” program in Seattle, Washington.  DIRECTED the Family and Human Services Committee to report its findings back to the Board of Supervisors.

 

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

 

D.1         PUBLIC COMMENT  (3 Minutes/Speaker)The following people spoke:

 

Roland Katz, Public Employees Union, Local 1, urging the Board to take a look at the Budget and make further reductions in Management.

 

D.2         CONSIDER options for a policy governing the types of items to be scheduled for action by the Board of Supervisors on its meeting agenda and DETERMINE action to be taken, as recommended by the Internal Operations Committee.  (Supervisor Uilkema) (All Districts)

DETERMINED there shall be no change to the current policy governing the types of items scheduled for action by the Board of Supervisors on its meeting agenda.

 

D.3      CONSIDER supporting the East Bay Stand Down for Homeless Veterans to be held August 10 through 13, 2006, as recommended by the Family and Human Services Committee. (Gary Villalba, Veteran’s Services Department) (All Districts)

 

D.4      CONSIDER accepting report from NewPoint Group regarding its review of the Interim Rate Application submitted by Garaventa Enterprises; and approving recommended increases in solid waste collection rates for residential and commercial accounts in the unincorporated areas served by Garaventa Enterprises under the County Franchise Agreement.  (Deidra Dingman, Community Development Department)  (15 minutes)  (Districts III and V)  

 

1:00 P.M.

 

D.5         HEARING on a request to rezone a 2.28 acre parcel from General Agriculture (A-2) to Single Family Residential (R-40) at 321 North Gate Road in the Walnut Creek area. (Bellecci & Associates- Applicant) (Haytham and Heather Abed- Owners) (County File #RZ053164) (Catherine Kutsuris, Community Development Department) (District III)

APPROVED the rezoning of 2.28 acres from General Agricultural (A-2) to Single Family Residential (R-40) and ADOPTED Ordinance 2006-18 giving effect to the rezoning; FOUND the Negative Declaration prepared for this project to be adequate for the purposes of compliance with the California Environmental Quality Act, and ADOPTED the same; ADOPTED the findings contained in County Planning Commission Resolution No. 10-2006 as the basis for the Board’s action; and DIRECTED the Community Development Department to post the Notice of Determination with the County Clerk.

 

D.6         CONSIDER report from the Community Development Director and the County Counsel on the content and process regarding possible placement of an Urban Limit Line measure on the November 6, 2006 ballot. (Dennis Barry, Community Development Department; Silvano Marchesi, County Counsel) 

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

D.7         CONSIDER opposing U. S. House Resolution (HR) 4437, the Border Protection, Anti-Terrorism, and Illegal Immigration Control Act, which would make changes to immigration laws.  (Supervisor Gioia) (All Districts) 

OPPOSED U.S. House Resolution (HR) 4437, the Border Protection, Anti-Terrorism, and Illegal Immigration Control Act, which would make changes to immigration laws; AMENDED fourth paragraph to read WHEREAS, Contra Costa County wishes all of its inhabitants to work and live free from discrimination and exploitation; REQUESTED County Administrator’s staff to include the Bill along with Board Orders for future items placed on the agenda. (Ayes:1, III, V, IV) Noes: None: Abstain:II; Absent: None).

Adjourn in Memory of

Private First Class Benjamin Zieske

George "Chillie" Chilimidos and

John Edward Laye

 

 

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 16, 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.

 

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. 2006/282 approving and authorizing the recommendation of the Public Works Director, or designee, for allocating the Transportation Development Act, Article 3 Funds for bicycle and pedestrian projects for Fiscal Year 2006/2007 and DIRECT the Public Works Director, or designee, to forward the list to the Metropolitan Transportation Commission for final approval and allocation of funding effective July 1, 2006, Countywide.  (All Districts)

 

Engineering Services

 

C.2          PA 05-00023 (Cross-reference subdivision 04-08923):  ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/283 approving 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.3          PA 05-00024 (Cross-reference subdivision 08927):  ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/284 approving 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.4          RA 03-01145 (Cross reference SD 90-07562):  ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/285 approving the subdivision agreement (right-of-way landscaping) for project being developed by Shea Homes, Limited Partnership, a California Limited Partnership, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Oakley area. (District V)

 

C.5          RA 04-01175 (Cross-reference subdivision 04-08923):  ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/286 approving 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.6          RA 04-01178 (Cross-reference Subdivision 05-08957):  ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/287 approving the road improvement agreement (Windemere Regional Trail) for project being developed by Windemere BLC Land Company, LLC, as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.7          RA 05-01188 (Cross-reference subdivision 90-07562):  ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/288 accepting offer of dedication (slope easement), for project being developed by Shea Homes, Limited Partnership, a California Limited Partnership,,, , as recommended by the Public Works Director, Oakley area. (District V)

 

C.8          RA 05-01188 (Cross-reference subdivision 90-07562):  ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/289 accepting offer of dedication for roadway purposes (Sandmound Boulevard), for project being developed by Shea Homes, Limited Partnership, a California Limited Partnership,, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Oakley area. (District V)

 

C.9          RA 05-01188 (Cross-reference subdivision 90-07562):  ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/290 accepting offer of dedication for roadway purposes (Cypress Road), for project being developed by Shea Homes, Limited Partnership, a California Limited Partnership, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Oakley area. (District V)

 

C.10       SD 90-07535:      ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/291 accepting completion of improvements  for project being developed by Lioness Inc., a California Corporation, dba Camelot Properties, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Byron area. (District III)

 

C.11       SD 90-07562:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/292 approving the subdivision agreement (right-of-way landscaping) for project being developed by Shea Homes, Limited Partnership, a California Limited Partnership, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Oakley area. (District V)

 

C.12    SD 99-08256:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/293 accepting completion of warranty period and release of cash deposit for subdivision agreement (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)

 

C.13       SD 01-08570:      ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/294 accepting completion of warranty period and release of cash deposit for project being developed by Hofmann Land Development Company, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Discovery Bay area. (District III)

 

C.14       SD 04-08827:      ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/295 accepting completion of private improvements for project being developed by Hofmann Land Development Company, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Discovery Bay area. (District III)

 

C.15       SD 04-08847:      ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/296 approving the subdivision agreement (right-of-way landscaping) for project being developed by Shapell Homes, a Division of Shapell Industries, Inc., a Delaware Corporation, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Danville area. (District III)

 

Statutory Actions

 

C.16       DECLARE certain ordinances duly published. (All Districts)

 

Claims, Collections & Litigation

 

C.17    DENY claims for Sheila Newmann; Tina Alisia Curiel; Julia Michelle Curiel; Maria Teresa Curiel; Frederick Michael Curiel; Kimberly Marie Curiel; Celia Rose McClure-Sikkema; Dagan Alexander McClure-Sikkkema; Michael Jason Sikkema; Hazel Anne McClure; Reynaldo G. Benjamin; Jack Bert Schmidt; Darryl G. Pereira; Kim Wurcher; and amended claim filed by Kemper Independence Insurance for Sam Bennett.

 
Hearing Dates

 

C.18    FIX Tuesday, June 13, 2006 at 9:30 a.m. for a public hearing on the proposed ordinance adjusting the Contra Costa County Fire Protection Fire District facilities fees and DIRECT the County Administrator to publish required notices and to submit to the Clerk of the Board by May 30, 2006 documentation for public inspection supporting the fee adjustments. (All Districts)

 

Honors & Proclamations

 

C.19    ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/248 proclaiming May 18, 2006 as “Bike to Work Day” in Contra Costa County, as recommended by the Community Development Director.  (All Districts)

 

C.20    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) 

 

C.21    ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/280 proclaiming May 2006 as Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month in Contra Costa County and calling upon the people of Contra Costa County to learn more about the history of Asian/Pacific Americans and their role and contributions to Contra Costa County and the Nation, and to observe this month with appropriate programs and activities, as recommended by Supervisor Glover. (All Districts)

 

Appointments & Resignations

 

C.22    APPOINT Lara DeLaney to the City 2 Alternate seat on the Hazardous Materials Commission, as recommended by the Hazardous Materials Commission and the Mayor’s Conference.  (All Districts)

 

C.23       APPOINT Tracy Fraas to the District III seat on the Family and Children's Trust Committee, as recommended by Supervisor Piepho.  (District III)

RELISTED to undetermined date to APPOINT Tracy Fraas to the District III seat on the Family and Children's Trust Committee, as recommended by Supervisor Piepho.  

 

Appropriation Adjustments  - 2005/2006 FY

 

C.24       General Services (0063):  APPROVE Appropriations and Revenue Adjustment No. 5106 authorizing new revenue in the amount of $15,480 in accumulated depreciation and estimated salvage from a vehicle being retired from the County fleet, and appropriating it for a replacement vehicle for the Employment and Human Services Department.  (All Districts)

 

Personnel Actions

 

C.25    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20064 to establish the class of Community Services Mental Health Clinical Supervisor-Project (Unrepresented) and add three part time (20/40) positions in the Community Services Department.  (100% State/Federal funds) (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 San Francisco Foundation to pay the County an amount not to exceed $120,000 for the Oral Health Access Project for the period April 1, 2006 through March 30, 2009, including an agreement to indemnify and hold harmless the San Francisco Foundation for any claims arising out of the performance of this contract.  (No County match)  (All Districts)           

 

C.27       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to accept funding in an amount not to exceed $11,600 from Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Inc. (dba Kaiser Permanente), to increase utilization of the Bay Point Family Health Center’s health resources and health benefits for Bay Point’s African American residents, for the period April 1, 2006 through March 31, 2007. (No County match)  (District V)

 

C.28       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the County Probation Officer to execute a contract with Solano County for the placement of wards at the Fouts Springs Youth Facility in the amount of $3,600 per month per ward, effective July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007. (100% County, Budgeted) (All Districts)

 

C.29       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the District Attorney to submit an application and execute a grant award agreement, and any extensions or amendments thereof, pursuant to State guidelines, with the State Office of Emergency Services for the funding of the Vertical Prosecution Project in the amount of $264,101 for the period July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007. (100% State funds, Budgeted) (All Districts)

 

C.30       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the District Attorney to submit an application and execute a grant award agreement, and any extensions or amendments thereof, pursuant to State guidelines, with the State Office of Emergency Services for funding of the Regional Anti-Drug Program in the amount of $338,705 for the period July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007. (100% Federal funds, Budgeted) (All Districts)

 

C.31    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the District Attorney to submit an application and execute a grant award agreement, and any extension or amendments thereof, pursuant to State guidelines, with the State Office of Emergency Services for funding of the Victim/Witness Assistance Program in the amount of $492,277 for the period July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007. (100% Federal/State funds Budgeted) (All Districts)

 

C.32       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE  the Librarian to apply for and execute a contract to accept funding in the amount of $59,043 from the California State Library for literacy services for FY 2006/2007. (County Match, Budgeted) (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.33    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract  with the City of Richmond in an amount not to exceed $57,000 to provide the Richmond Pedestrian Safety Project to enforce pedestrian-related traffic laws, improve pedestrian crosswalks and signage, and increase knowledge and awareness of drivers and pedestrian collisions for the period April 1, 2006 through December 31, 2007.  Budgeted, 100% State Office of Traffic Safety)  (District I)

               

C.34    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Sunny Hills Services, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $202,752 to provide therapeutic behavioral services to eligible Medi-Cal beneficiaries 0-21 years of age for the period April 10, 2006 through June 30, 2007, including an automatic extension through December 31, 2007 in an amount not to exceed $82,368.  (Budgeted: 50% Federal Medi-Cal; 45% State Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment; 5% Mental Health Realignment.)  (All Districts)

 

C.35   ADOPT Resolution 2006/297 approving and authorizing the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a loan agreement with Municipal Finance Corporation in the amount of $550,000 for the financing of wastewater system improvements at Contra Costa County Sanitation District No. 5 (SD5), Port Costa area. (Debt service to be paid with approved parcel assessments) (District II)

 

Other Actions

 

C.36    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.37    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Purchasing Agent, or designee, to purchase one replacement vehicle for Contra Costa County Fire Protection District.  (Budgeted, Insurance proceeds)  (All Districts)

 

C.38    APPROVE bid documents and specifications for Improvements at Livorna Park, Livorna Road and Miranda Way, Alamo, for the Public Works Department, DETERMINE that the project is a California Environmental Quality Act Class 4b categorical exemption, and DIRECT the Clerk to advertise for bids to be received on June 22, 2006. (County Service Area R-7A and Park Dedication funds)

 

C.39    ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/272 giving final approval to the Williamson Act Contract Rescission Agreement between Contra Costa County and Davison Homes relating to the land conservation contract for the Humphrey Ranch Property in Alamo, as recommended by the Community Development Director.  (District III)

CORRECTED TO READ: ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/272 giving final approval to the Williamson Act Contract Rescission Agreement between Contra Costa County and Davison Davidon Homes relating to the land conservation contract for the Humphrey Ranch Property in Alamo, as recommended by the Community Development Director.  (District III)

           

C.40    ACCEPT report prepared by the County Administrator on corrective actions to address findings and recommendations in the Countywide Single Audit for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2005, as recommended by the Finance Committee.  (All Districts)

 

C.41    APPROVE appointments to the Democratic County Central Committee and the Republican County Central Committee in lieu of election, pursuant to Elections Code 10515, as recommended by the Clerk-Recorder/Registrar of Voters. (All Districts)

 

C.42    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE Fiscal Year 2006/07 CCFuture Fund Development Phase allocations in the amount of $340,000 for specified projects, and AUTHORIZE the Deputy Director-Redevelopment to execute contracts with the grantees, as recommended by the Family and Human Services Committee. (100% Transient Occupancy Taxes) (District IV)

 

C.43    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Advisory Council on Equal Employment Opportunity to participate as judges for the MiddleSchool Art Contest as requested by the Human Relations Commission. (All Districts)

 

C.44    AUTHORIZE the Community Development Director to initiate a study of existing agricultural district provisions of the Zoning Ordinance to consider increasing the distance from a public boat launch facility in which boat storage facilities might be allowed to be established; and to study whether a limited amount of recreational vehicle storage within agricultural lands should be allowed, as recommended by the Community Development Director.  (All Districts)

 

C.45    ADOPT Resolution Nos. 2006/276, 2006/277, and 2006/278 determining property tax transfer agreements for the proposed East Cypress Boundary Reorganization Areas, and APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Chair, Board of Supervisors, to execute a Transition Agreement with the City of Oakley regarding several issues, including the collection and disbursement of road fees, housing fees, County Homeless Trustfund, and area of benefit fees for the construction of the Bethel Island Bridge, as recommended by the County Administrator’s Office. (District V) 

 

C.46       ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/298 authorizing negotiated salary increases for classifications represented by the California Nurses Association effective October 1, 2005 to January 31, 2008, as recommended by the Assistant County Administrator-Human Resources Director.  (All Districts)

 

Redevelopment Agency

 

C.47    OPPOSE SB1206 (Kehoe), which substantively revises current redevelopment law, UNLESS AMENDED to remove restrictions that would hamper county redevelopment agency efforts to invest in blighted communities, including new restrictions on issuing bonds, as recommended by the Redevelopment Director.  (All Districts)

 

 

GENERAL INFORMATION

 

 

The Board meets in all its capacities pursuant to Ordinance Code Section 24-2.402, including as the Housing Authority and the Redevelopment Agency.  Persons who wish to address the Board should complete the form provided for that purpose and furnish a copy of any written statement to the Clerk.

 

All matters listed under CONSENT ITEMS are considered by the Board to be routine and will be enacted by one motion. There will be no separate discussion of these items unless requested by a member of the Board or a member of the public prior to the time the Board votes on the motion to adopt.

 

Persons who wish to speak on matters set for PUBLIC HEARINGS will be heard when the Chair calls for comments from those persons who are in support thereof or in opposition thereto.  After persons have spoken, the hearing is closed and the matter is subject to discussion and action by the Board. 

 

Comments on matters listed on the agenda or otherwise within the purview of the Board of Supervisors can be submitted to the office of the Clerk of the Board via mail:  Board of Supervisors, 651 Pine Street Room 106, Martinez, CA  94553; by fax:  925-335-1913; or via the County’s web page:  http://www.co.contra-costa.ca.us, by clicking “Submit Public Comment” (the last bullet point in the left column under the title “Board of Supervisors.”) 

 

Requests for reconsideration of a land use (planning) decision must be submitted in writing to the Clerk of the Board of Supervisors within 10 days of the Board's decision, and must identify the new information which was not before the Board of Supervisors when the decision was made.

 

The County will provide reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities planning to attend Board meetings who contact the Clerk of the Board at least 24 hours before the meeting, at (925) 335-1900; TDD (925) 335-1915.  An assistive listening device is available from the Clerk, Room 106.

 

Copies of taped recordings of all or portions of a Board meeting may be purchased from the Clerk of the Board.  Please telephone the Office of the Clerk of the Board, (925) 335-1900, to make the necessary arrangements.

 

Forms are available to anyone desiring to submit an inspirational thought nomination for inclusion on the Board Agenda. Forms may be obtained at the Office of the County Administrator or Office of the Clerk of the Board, 651 Pine Street, Martinez, California.

 

Applications for personal subscriptions to the weekly Board Agenda may be obtained by calling the Office of the Clerk of the Board, (925) 335-1900.  The weekly agenda may also be viewed on the County’s Internet Web Page: www.co.contra-costa.ca.us.

 

The Closed Session agenda is available each week upon request from the Office of the Clerk of the Board, 651 Pine Street, Room 106, Martinez, California, and may also be viewed on the County’s Web Page.

 

The Family and Human Services Committee (Supervisors 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

06-19-06

06-19-06

   9:00 a.m.

  10:30 a.m.

Cancelled

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