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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

May 23, 2006

 

 

9:00 A.M.                Convene and announce adjournment to Closed Session, Room 101.  There was no report out from Closed Session.

 

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

 

Inspirational Thought- “I expect to pass through this world but once. Any good thing, therefore, that I can do or any kindness I can show to any fellow human being let me do it now. Let me not defer nor neglect it, for I shall not pass this way again.” ~ Stephen Grellet

 

CONSIDER  CONSENT  ITEMS  (Items C.1 through C.83 on the following agenda)  -  Items removed from this section will be considered with the Short Discussion Items.   Approved as listed

                     

HOUSING AUTHORITY CONSENT ITEMS 

 

HA.1   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Housing Authority Executive Director to execute a contract with Richmond Sanitary Services in the amount of $202,459 to provide solid waste disposal with recycling and yard waste disposal services for the period June 1, 2006 through December 31, 2008. (100% U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development) (District II)

RELISTED to June 6, 2006 to approve and authorize the Housing Authority Executive Director to execute a contract with Richmond Sanitary Services in the amount of $202,459 to provide solid waste disposal with recycling and yard waste disposal services for the period June 1, 2006 through December 31,2008.

               

9:35 A.M.     

 

PRESENTATIONS  Approved as listed

 

PR.1       PRESENTATION to adopt Resolution No. 2006/305 declaring May 2006 as “National Community Action Month” in Contra Costa County. (Joe Valentine, Community Services Director) (All Districts)

 

PR.2       PRESENTATION to the Employment and Human Services' Children & Family Services Bureau,  in recognition of the 2006 1st Place Award of Excellence for Innovation by the California Association of Public Information Officials (CAPIO) for Independent Living Skills Graduation Binder, and to accept 175 $100 gift cards from Northern California Safeway Stores for use in the Independent Living Skills Graduation Binders. (Supervisor Gioia; Danna Fabella, Espie Greenwood, Jessica Macready, Children and Family Services)

 

9:45 A.M.             

 

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

 

SD.1    CONSIDER any Consent Items previously removed.

 

SD.2  CONSIDER approving the Disadvantaged Business Enterprise - Race Neutral Implementation Agreement with California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) and authorizing the County Administrator to sign the agreement on behalf of the County, as required for federally funded highway projects administered by the County. (Maurice Shiu, Public Works Department) (All Districts)

APPROVED the Disadvantaged Business Enterprise - Race Neutral Implementation Agreement with California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) and authorized the County Administrator to sign the agreement on behalf of the County, as required for federally funded highway projects administered by the County.  REFERRED to internal Operations Committee for further review.

 

SD.3    CONSIDER selecting Aviation Development Group as the Master Developer of approximately 9 acres of land on the southwest side of the Buchanan Field Airport and south of the Airport Offices, as recommended by the Airport Ad Hoc Subcommittee, and approving and authorizing the Public Works Director, or designee, to negotiate a long-term ground lease and development terms between the County, as Landlord, and Aviation Development Group, and approving the property development and developer selection process for Buchanan Field and Byron Airports, as recommended by the Airport Ad Hoc Subcommittee. (Keith Freitas, Public Works Department) (District IV).

 

 

SD.4    RECEIVE report on the State transportation infrastructure bond package for the November 2006 ballot, as recommended by the Transportation, Water and Infrastructure Committee.  (Supervisor Glover, Committee Chair)  (All Districts)

RECEIVED report on the State transportation infrastructure bond package for the November 2006 ballot, as recommended by the Transportation, Water and Infrastructure Committee

 

SD.5    CONSIDER accepting report from the County Administrator on the Governor’s May Revision to the 2006/2007 State Budget.  (Sara Hoffman, County Administrator’s Office) (All Districts)

ACCEPTED report from the County Administrator on the Governor’s May Revision to the 2006/2007 State Budget. 

 

SD.6    CONSIDER directing the Health Services Department to work with County Counsel to draft a model ordinance that would expand secondhand smoke protections, and directing the Health Services Department to adopt a Smoke-free Healthcare Campus Policy, and taking other related actions, as recommended by the Family and Human Services Committee.  (Supervisor DeSaulnier, Committee Chair) (All Districts)

REVISED BOARD ORDER TO READ: DIRECTED Contra Costa Health Services (CCHS) staff to work with County Counsel to draft a model ordinance that would expand secondhand smoke protections to workplaces not covered by LC6404.5, outdoor areas, multi-unit residences, and to develop appropriate signage and enforcement measures for consideration.  Provisions of the model ordinance are to prohibit smoking: 

 

a.      In any indoor workplace, including tobacco shops, owner operated businesses, volunteer operated businesses and hotel lobbies;

b.      Within 20 feet of doors, operable windows, air ducts and ventilation systems of all workplace buildings;

c.       In outdoor dining areas;

d.      On public trails;

e.       In public parks;

f.        In public service areas, such as bus stops and ATM lines;

g.      In public event venues; and

h.      In common indoor and outdoor areas of multi-unit housing residences.

 

DIRECTED Contra Costa Health Services (cchs) staff to develop a plan for outreach and education to businesses and landlords about the proposed ordinance provisions, and to investigate ways to assist businesses with any proposed signage requirements; ASKED cchs and County Counsel to bring the draft ordinance to the Family and Human Services Committee in 60 days for review; and DIRECTED cchs to adopt a Smokefree Healthcare Campus Policy for county operated hospitals, which would prohibit smoking on the total grounds of the Contra Costa Regional Medical Center and County Clinics.

 

 

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

 

D.1         PUBLIC COMMENT  (3 Minutes/Speaker) The following Service Employees International Union (seiu), American Federation School County Municipal Employees (afscme) 2700, afscme Local 512, and Public Employees Local 1 employees presented testimony in opposition to pending contract for their Union:

 

·        Tracy L. Kenney, resident of Martinez;

·        Glenda Edwards, resident of Concord;

·        Jena Cunningham, resident of Martinez;

·        Dennis Hoell, resident of El Sobrante;

·        Denise Silva, resident of Vallejo;

·        Stacey Weiss, resident of Martinez;

·        Reed Graner;

·        JoAnn Gabrielson;

·        Kathleen Carroll, resident of Walnut Creek;

·        Danielle Brown, resident of Antioch;

·        Patricia McGregor;

·        Allan Cohen;

·        Michelle Rodrigues, resident of Antioch;

·        Hansen Robinson, resident of Antioch;

·        Mike Weinberg, resident of Oakland;

·        Kathleen Greason, resident of Bay Point;

·        Eleanor Alvarez;

·        Valoria Van Dahl, resident of Martinez;

·        Kathleen Trotter, resident of Richmond;

·        Sue Lambert;

·        Social Worker; resident of Martinez (no name given);

·        Roland Katz, Public Employees Union, Local 1;

·        Nina Annis, resident of Antioch;

·        Ric De La Fuente, resident of Brentwood;

·        Robin Nanni;

·        Octavia Bazille, resident of San Pablo;

·        Brenda Wood, resident of Martinez;

·        Cassie Lane, resident of Stockton;

·        Cheyenne Carson, resident of Concord.

 

The following speakers did not wish to speak but left their comments for the Board:

 

·        James T. Lilly, II;

·        Sherran Lucas, resident of Concord;

·        Linda Loretz, resident of Martinez;

·        Sandra Figuera, resident of Richmond;

·        Rosie Flores, resident of Antioch;

·        Christian Aleridge, resident of Antioch;

·        Jesenia Valdivia;

·        Charles Hochman;

·        Veronica Vale.

 

 

Closed Session

 

1:00 P.M.

 

D.2             HEARING on an appeal filed by Sunny Jacobson and Sunny & Associates (Applicant and Appellant) of the Zoning Administrator's decision to revoke a Land Use Permit and the failure of the East County Regional Planning Commission to overturn the revocation of the Land Use Permit to extend the legal non-conforming use at 78 Bella Vista Avenue, Bay Point area (Assessor's Parcel No. 095-071-010)(County File # LP032107). (Maureen Toms, Community Development Department) (District V)

CLOSED the public hearing on the appeal filed by Sunny Jacobson and Sunny & Associates (Applicant and Appellant) of the Zoning Administrator's decision to revoke a Land Use Permit (LUP) and the failure of the East County Regional Planning Commission to overturn the revocation of the Land Use Permit to extend the legal non-conforming use at 78 Bella Vista Avenue, Bay Point area; FOUND that the appellant remains out of compliance with the conditions of approval of Land Use Permit LP032107; DENIED the appeal and UPHELD the County Zoning Administrator’s decision to revoke the permit; and DIRECTED staff to begin abatement proceedings within 30 days if the six-unit building is not cleared from the site.

 

D.3      HEARING on the administrative appeal of NamPhuong Tran and Trung Dung of the Community Development Department decision to allow solar panels at 1951 Green Valley Road, Alamo (County File #ZI-0611230). (Aruna Bhat, Community Development Department) (District III)

CONTINUED to June 13, 2006 at 1:00 p.m. the hearing  on the administrative appeal of NamPhuong Tran and Trung Dung of the Community Development Department decision to allow solar panels at 1951 Green Valley Road, Alamo. 

1:30 P.M.

 

D.4    CONTINUE 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 Dept.) (District V) 

CLOSED the public hearing on the appeal by Lisa Kirk of an administrative decision to issue a grading permit for the Delta Coves Development Project; DENIED the appeal and SUSTAINED the issuance of the permit

 

1:50 PM

 

D.5      HEARING on a proposal to adopt Ordinance No. 2006-17 to extend the Urgency Interim Ordinance prohibiting the establishment of medical marijuana dispensaries in the unincorporated areas of Contra Costa County.  (Catherine Kutsuris, Community Development Department)  (All Districts)  (20 minutes)

CLOSED hearing on a proposal to adopt Ordinance No. 2006-17 to extend the Urgency Interim Ordinance prohibiting the establishment of medical marijuana dispensaries in the unincorporated areas of Contra Costa County; FOUND that the extension of the Urgency Interim Ordinance is exempt from the review requirements of the California Environmental Quality Act insofar as the adoption of this Ordinance would not have the potential to cause a significant effect on the environment [EQA Guidelines Section 15061(b)(3)]; ADOPTED Ordinance No. 2006-17 to extend the period of the Urgent Interim Ordinance ten months and 15 days to April 10, 2007; DIRECTED the Community Development Department to post a Notice of Exemption with the County Clerk; APPROVED the staff recommendation to extend the interim prohibition on establishing new medical marijuana facilities for 10 months and 15 days while further research is conducted and meetings among various County departments, including the County Administrator’s Office, the Health Services Department, the County Counsel’s Office, the District Attorney’s Office, and the Alcohol and Other Drugs Advisory Board are held to develop possible permanent rules, and DIRECTED staff to return to the Board by the end of September with a progress report describing the steps taken toward developing permanent land use regulations for medical marijuana dispensaries.

           

AJ.1    The Board adjourned in the memory of Algerd Harold Jusaitis, a Crockett resident since 1940.

 

AJ.2        The Board adjourned in the memory of John E. DeVito, an ex employee for 33 years for the Contra Costa Water District and a resident of Martinez.

 

 

Closed Session

 

 

Supplemental Calendar of Closed Session Items

 

Tuesday, May 23, 2006, 9:00 a.m. and thereafter, Board Chambers Room 107 and Room 101

 

 

A.         CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATORS

 

1.         Agency Negotiators: David Mackowiak and Keith Fleming.

 

Employee Organizations: Contra Costa County Employees’ Assn., Local No. 1; Am. Fed., State, County, & Mun. Empl., Locals 512 and 2700; Calif. Nurses Assn.; Service Empl. Int’l Union, Local 535; District Attorney’s Investigators Assn.; Deputy Sheriffs Assn.; United Prof. Firefighters, Local 1230; Physicians’ & Dentists’ Org. of Contra Costa; Western Council of Engineers; United Chief Officers Assn.; Service Empl. Int’l Union Health Care Workers, Local No. 250, and East County Firefighters’ Assn.

 

2.         Agency Negotiators:  Lori Gentles and John Cullen.

 

Unrepresented Employees: All unrepresented agency management employees (Resolution No. 2006/22, including its Exhibits), unrepresented nursing classification employees, and all other unrepresented agency employees.

 

B.         CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL--EXISTING LITIGATION  (Gov. Code, § 54956.9(a))

1.         Russell Moyle  v. County of Contra Costa, U. S. District Court No. C 05-02324 JCS

            2.         Rosalety Barnett v. County of Contra Costa, U. S. District Court No. C 04-4437 TEH

            3.         April Perry v. County of Contra Costa, W.C.A.B. No. OAK-0321834 



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; AWARD and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a contract in the amount of $380,038 to California Pavement Maintenance Co., Inc. (CPM), the lowest responsive and responsible bidder for the 2006 Slurry Seal Project, El Sobrante, Walnut Creek and Bay Point areas.  (Proposition 42 Funds) (Districts I, II, V)

 

C.2          DETERMINE that the Reliez Valley Road Pedestrian Path Project is a California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Class 3 Categorical Exemption; APPROVE the project and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to advertise the project, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Briones area. (District II) 

     

Engineering Services

 

C.3          DA 03-00020 (Cross-reference Subdivision 95-07984):  ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/306 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, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) Sarea. (District III)

 

C.4          DA 03-00031 (Cross-reference Subdivision 99-08306):  ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/307 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, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.5          DA 04-00048 (Cross-reference Subdivision 05-08957):  ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/308 approving the drainage 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.6          PA 05-00029 (Cross-reference Subdivision 90-07562):  ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/309 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.7          PA 06-00033 (Cross-reference Subdivision 05-08900):  ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/310 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.8          PA 06-00034 (Cross-reference Subdivision 05-08900):  ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/311 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.9          PA 06-00035 (Cross-reference Subdivision 05-08955):  ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/312 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.10       PA 06-00036 (Cross-reference Subdivision 05-08955):  ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/313 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.11       PA 06-00037 (Cross-reference Subdivision 05-08955):  ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/314 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    RA 03-01153 (Cross-reference Subdivision 99-08306):  ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/315 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, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.13       RA 03-01154 (Cross-reference Subdivision 99-08306):  ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/316 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, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.14       RA 03-01155 (Cross-reference Subdivision 04-08580):  ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/317 accepting completion of improvements for road improvement agreement for project being developed by Hofmann Land Development, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Discovery Bay area. (District III)

 

C.15       RA 03-01156 (Cross-reference Subdivision 99-08306):  ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/318 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, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.16       RA 05-01193 (Cross-reference Subdivision 95-07984):  ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/319 approving the road improvement agreement for project being developed by Shapell Homes, a Division of Shapell Industries, Inc., a Delaware Corporation, as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.17       SD 04-08580:      ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/320 accepting completion of private improvements for project being developed by Hofmann Land Development, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Discovery Bay area. (District III)

 

C.18       SD 04-08580:      ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/321 accepting completion of right-of-way landscaping improvements for project being developed by Hofmann Land Development, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Discovery Bay area. (District III)

 

C.19       SD 03-08715 (Cross-reference Subdivision 00-08507):  ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/322 accepting completion of improvements for subdivision agreement (right-of-way landscaping) for project being developed by Windemere BLC Land Company, LLC, as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.20       SD 05-08955:      ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/323 approving the final map and subdivision agreement 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.21       SD 05-08955:      ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/324 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)

 

Special Districts & County Airports

 

C.22       APPROVE project bid documents and specifications for the paving repairs at the Training Center/Fire Station No. 10, 2955 Treat Boulevard, Concord, for the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District, and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to advertise for bids to be received on June 29, 2006, as recommended by the General Services Director. (District III)

 

Claims, Collections & Litigation

 

C.23    DENY claims for Carol A. Heath; Eric Sjoberg; Maria Gomes; 21st Century Insurance for Ernesto Marcelo; Syphanh Nitivong; Emily Getty; Jose Angel Gonzalez, a minor by and through his guardian Marina Garcia; State Department of General Services Office of Risk and Insurance Management; Paul Wilson; David Wilkes; Kenniesha Copper; amended claim for Syphanh Nitivong  and David Wilkes.

 

C.24    RECEIVE report concerning the final settlement of Ronald Levine vs. Contra Costa County and AUTHORIZE payment from the General Liability Trust Fund in the amount of $45,000, as recommended by the County Administrator’s Office. (District IV)

 

C.25    AUTHORIZE the Risk Manager to reimburse the Department of Public Works $35,586.69 for the repair and removal of the Rodeo Pedestrian Bridge, as recommended by the County Administrator’s Office. (100% Property Damage Self-Insurance Fund) (District II)

 

Hearing Dates

 

C.26    ACCEPT the filing of the Preliminary Engineer’s Report for Sanitation District No. 5 (SD5) for Fiscal Year 2006/2007; INTRODUCE Ordinance No. 33; WAIVE reading; and FIX a public hearing for July 11, 2006 to consider the Fiscal Year 2006/2007 report and approval of the annual sewer service charges for SD 5, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Port Costa area. (Sanitation District 5 funds) (District II)

 

C.27    ACCEPT the filing of the Preliminary Engineer’s Report for Sanitation District No. 6 (SD6) for Fiscal Year 2006/2007; INTRODUCE Ordinance No. 15; WAIVE reading; and FIX a public hearing for July 11, 2006 to consider the Fiscal Year 2006/2007 report and approval of the annual sewer service charges for SD 6, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Martinez area. (Sanitation District 6 funds) (District II)

 

C.28       ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/325 accepting the Chief Engineer’s Report; acknowledging the resolutions from participating cities and the unincorporated areas requesting adoption of the assessments, and fixing a public hearing for June 27, 2006, to adopt Stormwater Utility Assessments, Countywide, as recommended by the Chief Engineer, Flood Control and Water Conservation District. (Stormwater Utility Area Assessments) (All Districts)

 

Honors & Proclamations

 

C.29    ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/271 recognizing Joyce Gunn, Senior Branch Librarian, upon the occassion of her retirement after 15 years of dedicated and exemplary service to the Contra Costa County Library. (All Districts)

 

C.30    ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/275 proclaiming May 2006 as “Older Americans’ Month and Older Californians’ Month” in Contra Costa County, as recommended by the Employment and Human Services Department, Area Agency on Aging. (All Districts)

 

C.31       ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/326 proclaiming May 21-27, 2006, as “National Public Works Week” in Contra Costa County, as recommended by the Public Works Director. (All Districts)

 

C.32    ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/327 congratulating the Honorable Superintendent Dr. Joseph Ovick on the occasion of being honored with the Association of California School Administrators (ACSA) Region 6 Superintendent of the Year Award,  as recommended by Supervisor Piepho. (All Districts)

 

C.33    ADOPT resolution No. 2006/328 proclaiming June 3-10, 2006 as “National NeighborWorks Week” in Contra Costa County, as recommended by Supervisor Gioia. (All Districts)

 

C.34    ADOPT resolution No. 2006/304 proclaiming June 6, 2006 as “Hunger Awareness Day” in Contra Costa County, as recommended by Supervisor Gioia. (All Districts)

 

C.35    ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/303 honoring Sylvester Greenwood, Deputy Superintendent of the West Contra Costa Unified School District, on the occasion of his retirement, as recommended by Supervisor Gioia. (District I)

 

Appointments & Resignations

 

C.36    APPOINT Scott McConnell to the Appointee 4 seat and Margaret Julian to the Appointee 5 seat on the County Service Area M-16 (Clyde area) Citizens Advisory Committee, as recommended by Supervisor DeSaulnier. (District V)

 

C.37    APPROVE the medical staff providers recommended by the Contra Costa Health Plan Credentialing Committee on April 18, 2006.  (All Districts)

 

C.38    ACCEPT resignation of Sara Martin from the Appointee 2 seat on the Pacheco Municipal Advisory Council, DECLARE a vacancy, and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy, as recommended by Supervisor DeSaulnier. (District IV)

 

C.39    RE-APPOINT William Nelson to the Appointee 2 on the County Services Area P-2B Citizen Advisory Committee, as recommended by Supervisor Piepho.  (District III)

 

C.40       RE-APPOINT Russ Hagerstrand to the Appointee 3 on the County Services Area P-2B Citizen Advisory Committee, as recommended by Supervisor Piepho.  (District III)

 

C.41       RE-APPOINT Jo Ann Hirsch to the Appointee 1 on the County Services Area P-2B Citizen Advisory Committee, as recommended by Supervisor Piepho.  (District III)

 

C.42       RE-APPOINT Karen McPhearson to the Appointee 8 on the County Services Area P-2B Citizen Advisory Committee, as recommended by Supervisor Piepho.  (District III)

 

C.43    APPOINT John Jewell to the District III Public Sector seat on the Economic Opportunity Council, as recommended by Supervisor Piepho. (District III)

 

C.44       RE-APPOINT Susan Heckly to the At Large #3 seat, and APPOINT Brett J. Morris to the At Large #4 seat and Jeffrey Skinner to the At Large Alternate seat on the Fish and Wildlife Committee, as recommended by the Internal Operations Committee.  (All Districts)

 

C.45       RE-APPOINT Marjorie Leeds to the Hazardous Materials Commission seat and Mary H. Rocha to the Children's Issues seat on the Public and Environmental Health Advisory Board, as recommended by the Internal Operations Committee.  (All Districts)

 

C.46       RE-APPOINT Argentina Davila-Luevano and Denise Schmidt, and APPOINT Adrienne Rene Tucker to At Large seats on the Commission for Women; DECLARE vacant the At Large #18 seat on the Commission and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy, as recommended by the Internal Operations Committee.  (All Districts)

 

Intergovernmental Relations

 

C.47    SUPPORT SB 1719 (Perata), which would remove the sunset date on the Transportation Investment Fund and require that Proposition 42 funds will continue to be deposited into the Fund and distributed in accordance with the existing sharing ratio, as recommended by the Transportation, Water and Infrastructure Committee.  (All Districts)

 

C.48       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)

 

Appropriation Adjustments  - 2005/2006 FY

 

C.49       Employment and Human Services (5230); County Administrator (0111): APPROVE Appropriations and Revenue Adjustment No. 5102 authorizing the transfer of $100,000 from Employment and Human Services Director State Realignment Growth Funds to Plant Acquisition to fund the balance owing on a capital project. (All Districts)

 

C.50       Employment and Human Services (0501): APPROVE Appropriations and Revenue Adjustment No. 5103 authorizing new revenue in the amount of $300,000 from Child Welfare Services Augmentation funds and appropriating it to purchase capital equipment used in the support of computer automation projects. (All Districts)

 

Personnel Actions

 

C.51    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20062 to add three Family and Children Services Associate Teacher-Project (Represented) positions, and cancel three Family and Childrens Services Teacher-Project (Represented) positions in the Community Services Department. (100% State/Federal funds) (All Districts)

 

C.52    ADOPT resolution No. 2006/329 to establish a differential of at least 5% but not to exceed 10% as determined by the appointing authority, for a specified incumbent of the class of District Attorney Office Manager (Unrepresented), in the District Attorney’s Office. (100% County) (All Districts)

 

Grants and Contracts

 

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

 

C.53    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Interim Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to apply for and accept Contra Costa Transportation Authority, Lifeline Transportation Program grant funding in the amount of $567,450 for the expansion and conversion of two existing CalWORKs transportation programs, the Children’s Transportation Project, and Rides to Success, for the period January 1, 2007 through December 31, 2009. (County Match for a three year period $141,862; CalWORKS; 15% County, 85% Federal) (All Districts)

 

C.54    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with the State Department of Community Services and Development in the amount of $138,676 for residential weatherization services for the period April 1, 2006  through January 31, 2007. (100% Federal funds through the State Department of Community Services and Development) (All Districts)

 

C.55    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Services Director, or designee, to apply for and accept funding from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, in an amount not to exceed $1,500,000 for Early Head Start Program Improvement Grant funds for the period January 1 through December 31, 2006. (20% Non-federal match to be satisfied with in-kind volunteer services) (All Districts)

 

C.56    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Services Director, or designee, to apply for and accept funding from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, in an amount not to exceed $5,000,000 for Head Start Program Improvement Grant funds for the period January 1 through December 31, 2006. (20% Non-federal match to be satisfied with in-kind volunteer services) (All Districts)

 

C.57    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Services Director, or designee, to terminate a contract with Richmond Elementary School, Inc., wherein the Department provided food services to the school’s childcare programs at the Maritime Center in Richmond for the period July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2006; and execute a new contract wherein the Department will provide food services to Richmond Elementary School, Inc., for the period January 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007. (Cost reimbursement, No net County cost) (All Districts)

 

C.58    ADOPT Resolution 2006/330, which authorizes the Community Development Director, or designee, to execute all grant documents necessary to secure grant funds and implement approved grant project(s) for all available grants under the California Oil Recycling Enhancement ACT and all available Household Hazardous Waste Grants through Fiscal Year 2010/2011. (No County match) (All Districts) 

 

C.59    CORRECT Board action of April 4, 2006 (Item C.57) authorizing the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Acalanes Union High School District to pay the County an amount not to exceed $42,401 to provide professional mental health intervention services to seriously emotionally disturbed special education students who participate in the Learning Intervention Center at Campolindo High School and their families for the period September 1, 2005 through August 31, 2006 to include a mutual indemnification and hold harmless agreement for any claims arising out of the performance of this contract.  (No County Cost)  (District II)

 

C.60    ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/331 approving and authorizing the Community Services Director, or designee, to execute and submit State Standard Agreement Number CPKR 5057 with the California Department of Education for a total reimbursable amount of $24,960 for instructional materials, staff development and minor renovations and repair for pre-kindergarten programs and/or service areas for the period January 1, through June 30, 2006. (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.61    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Assistant County Administrator-Director of Human Resources to execute a contract amendment with Buck Consultants to extend the term from June 1, 2006 through June 31, 2007 and to increase the payment limit by $110,000 to a new payment limit of $600,000 to provide technical support and consultation on employee health and welfare benefits. (Budgeted, 100% Benefit Administration Fees) (All Districts)

 

C.62    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the General Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Teladata, LLC, to increase the payment limit by $19,350 to a new payment limit of $42,250 to provide design services of the telecommunications system for the new Clerk-Recorder building, 555 Escobar Street, Martinez. (Plant Acquisition Funds- Budgeted) (District II)

 

C.63    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Child Support Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Integrated Information Systems, Inc. (INTRESYS), in the amount of $205,000 to provide specialized automated customer support for the period May 23, 2006 to June 30, 2007. (100% State funds) (All Districts)

 

C.64    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Interim Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Kroll Laboratory Specialists, Inc., effective May 1, 2006, to increase the payment limit by $200,000 to a new payment limit of $500,000 with no change in the term of July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2006, to compensate for an increase in the number of court-ordered drug tests. (Budgeted: 30% County; 70% State) (All Districts)

 

C.65       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with C.P.T., Inc. (dba California Psychiatric Transitions), in an amount not to exceed $250,000 to continue to provide residential care, mental health services, medication support, and individual and group therapy services to seriously emotionally disturbed adults for the period July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007.  (Budgeted, 100% Mental Health Realignment)  (All Districts)

 

C.66    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Family Stress Center, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $140,000 to continue to provide alcohol and drug abuse prevention services at the Bay Point, Concord, and Richmond clinics for the period July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007.  (Budgeted, 100% Federal Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment)  (Districts I, IV and V) 

 

C.67    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Nancy J. Frank in an amount not to exceed $70,035 to continue to provide program planning and development services with regard to the Mental Health Services Act (Proposition 63) including data analysis, research, and consultation for the period May 1, 2006 through April 30, 2007.  (Budgeted, 100% State Proposition 63)  (All Districts)

 

C.68    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Center for Human Development, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $366,000 to continue to provide substance abuse primary prevention services for the period July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007.  (Budgeted, 100% Federal Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment)  (All Districts) 

 

C.69    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee to execute a contract with Maleah L. Novak (dba MLN Consulting Services) in an amount not to exceed $132,105 to continue to provide State-mandated monitoring services for the driving under the influence (DUI) programs for the period July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2009.  (Budgeted, 100% DUI Program fees)  (All Districts)

 

C.70    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Discovery Counseling Center of the San Ramon Valley, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $84,988 to continue to provide drug abuse prevention services for the period July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007.  (Budgeted, 100% Federal Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment)  (All Districts) 

 

C.71    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the interim Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute contracts in a total amount not to exceed $460,180 for support services to the elderly for the period July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007 (Older Americans Act, Title IIIB and VII funds; 90% Federal, 10% State) (All Districts)

 

Agency Program Services Amount
Contra Costa Senior Legal Services Legal Services $109,874
Ombudsman Service of Contra Costa Ombudsman Services $209,839
Rehabilitation Services of Northern CA Adult Day Care $33,508
Guardian Adult Day Care Adult Day Care $33,508
Senior Outreach Services In-Home Services $37,451
Trilogy Integrated Resources Network of Care Website $36,000

 

C.72    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the General Services Director, or designee, to execute contracts for the period May 23, 2006 through May 23, 2008 with HMC Architects, Inc., and Bahr Architects, Inc., each in the amount of $250,000, to provide as-needed architectural services for various County projects. (Budgeted) (All Districts)                                                                                                             

 

Other Actions

 

C.73    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.74    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the interim Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to enter into a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the California Department of Social Services for the purpose of implementing community-based family intervention services. (All Districts)

 

C.75    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the interim Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to issue a Request for Proposals in the amount of $274,788 for bus transportation services to CalWORKs participants for the period November 1, 2006 through June 31, 2007. (14% County, 82% Federal, 4% Metropolitan Transportation Commission grant) (All Districts)

 

C.76    ADOPT Resolution 2006/332 authorizing, on behalf of Oakley Union Elementary School District, the sale and issuance of General Obligation Bonds, Election of 2004, Series B, in the aggregate principal amount not to exceed $7,800,000, as recommended by the County Administrator’s Office. (No fiscal impact to the County) (District V)

 

C.77    ADOPT Resolution 2006/333 authorizing, on behalf of Mt. Diablo Unified School District, the sale and issuance of General Obligation Bonds (Election of 2002, Series 2006) in an aggregate principal amount not to exceed $59,600,000, as recommended by the County Administrator’s Office. (No fiscal impact to the County) (District IV)

 

C.78       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 roads and channels, Countywide. (All Districts)

 

C.79    CONTINUE the emergency action originally taken by the Board of Supervisors on November 16, 1999 regarding the issue of homelessness in Contra Costa County.  (All Districts)

 

C.80    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Interim Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to increase the In-Home Supportive Services Public Authority State-approved reimbursement rate to $13.24 per hour effective August 1, 2006. (Budgeted: 14% County, 86% State/Federal) (All Districts)

 

C.81    ACCEPT six-month status report prepared by the General Services Department on the County's experience with the five percent preference for local vendors that competitively bid for County business, as recommended by the Internal Operations Committee.  (All Districts)

 

C.82    APPROVE recommendations of the Internal Operations Committee concerning the replacement and purchase of new vehicles for fiscal year 2006/07.  (Budgeted) (All Districts)

 

Redevelopment Agency

 

C.83    OPPOSE AB 2922 (Jones), which would increase the mandated housing set-aside for redevelopment agencies from 20% of annual tax increments to 35% and place other obligations on redevelopment agencies without guarantees for commensurate funding, 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 Federal D. Glover and Mark DeSaulnier) - meets on the first  and third Mondays of the month at 10:30 a.m. in Room 101, County Administration Building, 651 Pine Street, Martinez .

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Internal Operations Committee

Family and Human Services Committee

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.

Cancelled

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