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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

November 14, 2006

 

Supervisor Mark DeSaulnier absent all day

 

Diana Tenes, Housing Authority Board of Commissioners absent all day

 

 

9:30 A.M.              Convene and announce adjournment to Closed Session, Room 101.                There were no Closed Session announcements.

10:30 A.M.            Call to order and opening ceremonies.

 

CONSIDER  CONSENT  ITEMS  (Items listed as C.1 through C.171 on the following agenda)  -  Items removed from this section will be considered with the Short Discussion Items.

Approved as listed except as noted:  C.51, C.72, C.85, C.87, C.127, C.133, C.162.

 

Inspirational Thought- “The journey of a thousand miles starts with a single step”  ~ Chinese Proverb

                     

10:35 A.M.           

 

PRESENTATIONS          Approved as listed.

 

PR.1    PRESENTATION to adopt Resolution No. 2006/607 announcing Contra Costa County Project Homeless Connect, an event to connect homeless persons with vital services, to be held on December 7, 2006.  (Cynthia Belon, Health Services Department)  (All Districts)

 

PR.2    PRESENTATION to adopt Resolution No. 2006/706 designating November 20 through December 22, 2006 for the 2006 “Contra Costa County Cares” Holiday Food Drive. (Supervisor Gioia) (All Districts)

 

PR.3     PRESENTATION to adopt Resolution No. 2006/699 recognizing and congratulating Patricia A. Carothers upon her selection as the Contra Costa County Office of Education Teacher of the Year.   (Supervisor Piepho) (District III)

 

10:50 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    HEARING to consider adopting Resolution No. 2006/655 to create Zone 210 (Bay Point) in County Service Area (CSA) P-6 and authorize an election for police service taxes; and adopting Ordinance No. 2006-69 to be presented for approval of the voters of Zone 210/CSA P-6 by a January 16, 2007 mail ballot election on fees for a Police Services District for Subdivision 069031. (Dennis Barry, Community Development Director) (District V)

OPENED and CLOSED public hearing; ADOPTED the Resolution No. 2006/655 to create Zone 210 (Bay Point) in County Service Area (CSA) P-6 authorizing an election for police service taxes; and ADOPTED Ordinance No. 2006-69 to be presented for approval of the voters of Zone 210/CSA P-6 by a January 16, 2007 mail ballot election on fees for a Police Services District for Subdivision 069031.

 

SD.3    HEARING on the appeal of the notice and order to abate a public nuisance on the real property located at 1345 Battery Street, Richmond area. (Suzanne Arnhart, Owner) (Vincent Caballero, Building Inspection Department) (District I)

AMENDED recommendations; OPENED and CLOSED public hearing on the appeal of the notice and order to abate a public nuisance on the real property located at 1345 Battery Street, Richmond area; AFFIRMED the County Abatement Officer’s determination in the Notice and Order to Abate by finding that the structure is unsafe and hazardous, and the above-referenced real property is a public nuisance in violation of Contra Costa County Ordinance Code section 712-4.014, and State of California Health and Safety Code Sections 17920.3 and 17922; GRANTED the property owner 60 days rather than 30 days to obtain building permits by January 15, 2007 to abate the public nuisance by removing the unsafe and Hazardous structure from the property; DIRECTED the County Abatement Officer to remove the unsafe and Hazardous structure from the property, and charge the cost of the work and all administrative costs to the property owner, if the property owner does not comply with the Board’s order to abate the public nuisance; DIRECTED the County Abatement Officer to send the Board’s decision by first class mail to the property owner and to each party appearing at this hearing, and to file the Board’s decision with the Clerk of the Board of Supervisors.

                                                                   

SD.4    HEARING on the appeal of the notice and order to abate a public nuisance on the real property located at 1650 1st Street, Richmond area, (Richard L. Parker Sr. and Richard L. Parker Jr. TRE, Owners) (Vincent Caballero, Building Inspection Department) (District I)

AMENDED recommendations; OPENED and CLOSED public hearing on the appeal of the notice and order to abate a public nuisance on the real property located at 1650 1st Street, Richmond area; AFFIRMED the County Abatement Officer’s determination in the Notice and Order to Abate by finding that the structure is unsafe and hazardous, and the above-referenced real property is a public nuisance in violation of Contra Costa County Ordinance Code section 712-4.014, and State of California Health and Safety Code Sections 17920.3 and 17922; GRANTED the property owner 60 days from November 16, 2006 to obtain permits to board up and demolish the property; DIRECTED the County Abatement Officer to remove the unsafe and hazardous structure from the property, and charge the cost of the work and all administrative costs to the property owners, if the property owners do no comply with the Board’s decision; DIRECTED the County Abatement Officer to send the Board’s decision by first class mail to the property owners and to each part appearing at this hearing, and to file the Board’s decision with the Clerk of the Board of Supervisors.

 

SD.5    HEARING on the appeal of the notice and order to abate a public nuisance on the real property located at 152 Highland Boulevard, Kensington area. (Catherine de Neergard, Owner) (Vincent Caballero, Building Inspection Department) (District I)

CLOSED the public hearing and ADOPTED staff’s recommendation to abate a public nuisance on the real property located at 152 Highland Boulevard, Kensington area and staff’s recommendation to proceed with abatement at the property owner’s expense, amending the recommendation to provide the property owner with 60 rather than 30 days and incorporating the following conditions:

 

1.      Property Owner to accept the Home Preservation Program work write-up that staff has developed. 

2.      Property Owner to allow a bid-walk with all contractors present to expedite the bidding process.

3.      Property Owner to select one of the bidding contractors as part of the requirements of the program.

4.      Property Owner to sign Home Preservation Program loan agreement and reach an agreement with the contractor to do the work.

5.      Property Owner to allow the contractor to start the work within 60 days.

 

SD.6    CONSIDER accepting report from the County Administrator’s Office regarding streamlining County policies and processes to promote greater development at Buchanan Field and Byron Airports, and re-activating the Airport Subcommittee of the County Board of Supervisors, as recommended by the County Administrator’s Office. (Jason Crapo, County Administrator’s Office) (Keith Freitas, Airports Director) (Districts III and IV)

APPROVED staff’s report regarding streamlining County policies and processes to promote greater development at Buchanan Field and Byron Airports; REACTIVATED the Airport Subcommittee for the County Board of Supervisors and requested staff schedule a Subcommittee meeting as soon as possible; APPOINTED the District II and IV Supervisors as members for calendar year 2007, with the District V Supervisor to sit on the committee in the place of the vacant District IV seat; and DIRECTED the inclusion of the BAAQMD in the processes.

 

SD.7    CONSIDER accepting status report from the Transportation Water and Infrastructure Committee on the eBART (Bay Area Rapid Transit extension) Project. (Supervisor Glover) (Districts III & V)

 

SD.8    CONSIDER accepting report from the Finance Committee on the need for a formal County Budget Policy and adopting Resolution No. 2006/677 to enact such a policy. (Lisa Driscoll, County Administrator’s Office) (All Districts)

ACCEPTED report from the Finance Committee on the need for a formal County Budget Policy and adopted Resolution No. 2006/677 to enact such a policy.

 

SD.9       CONSIDER adopting Resolution No. 2006/714 requesting the Bay Area Rapid Transit District (BART) Board of Directors to reinstate its policy of not permitting advertising for alcoholic beverages in BART stations and trains.  (Supervisor Gioia) (All Districts)

ADOPTED Resolution No. 2006/714 requesting the Bay Area Rapid Transit District (BART) Board of Directors to reinstate its policy of not permitting advertising for alcoholic beverages in BART stations and trains.

 

SD.10     CONSIDER adopting Resolution No. 2006/740 authorizing Contra Costa County to join the nonprofit environmental organization ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability; authorizing the Climate Change Working Group to submit an application and membership dues to ICLEI in the amount of $5,750 on or after January 1, 2007; and authorizing the Climate Change Working Group to conduct a greenhouse gas emissions inventory using a part-time intern funded by County Health Services Department – Hazardous Materials Division with the assistance of ICLEI. (Supervisor DeSaulnier) (All Districts)

APPROVED Resolution No. 2006/740 to join ICLEI-Local Governments for Sustainability (formerly known as International Council of Environmental Initiatives) Cities for Climate Protection (CCP) Campaign; AUTHORIZED the Climate Change Working Group to submit application and membership dues of $5,750 on or after January 1, 2007; DIRECTED the County Administrator to return with details on item Number 3 of the Board Order on authorizing the Climate Change Working Group to conduct a greenhouse gas emissions inventory using a part-time intern funded by County Health Services Department-Hazardous Materials Division with the assistance of ICLEI.

 

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

 

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

 

  • Charles Evans, resident of Richmond, recalled incidents from 2001 regarding a dispute with Children and Family Services and alerted the Board of his plan to appear before the Board every month, until his family’s first claim in 2014, to restate specific facts that occurred during his interaction with Children and Family Human Services;
  • Martin Gelhaum, resident of Moraga thanked the Board for recognizing the 46th anniversary of the founding of Nichirim Buddhism in the United States;

 

            The following people submitted their comments via electronic mail:

 

·      Doug Sibley, resident of Martinez requesting the Board not remove the drive-by drop in mail box at Pacheco Post Office;

·      Asia Johnson Daniels urging the Board to reorganize the Executive Administration at Doctors Medical Center, San Pablo/Pinole;

·      Morris Carey, resident of Pittsburg;

·      Michael F. Sarabia, thanked the Board and Senator Torlakson for creating a Bill beautifying the Greta California Delta Trail.

 

The following people submitted their comments via electronic mail urging the Board to consider rezoning Oak Park Elementary School to allow an educational facility or for low density housing;

 

·      Denise Humphrey, resident of Pleasant Hill;

·      Mark Govaid, resident of Pleasant Hill elementary School;

·      Eric and Wendy Olson, resident of Pleasant Hill;

·      Michele Edelmuth, resident of Pleasant Hill;

·      Rocco Grassano, resident of Pleasant Hill;

·      Oren Van Buren, resident of Pleasant Hill;

·      Lindsay Hicks, resident of Pleasant Hill,

·      Jon and Kathy Lee, resident of Pleasant Hill;

·      Kristin and Jay Butler, resident of Pleasant Hill;

·      Bob Klapperich, resident of Pleasant Hill;

·      E. Jamgotchian, resident of Pleasant Hill.

 

Closed Session

 

1:00 P.M.

 

D.2         HEARING to consider a Planning Commission recommendation for a Specific Plan Amendment, and Final Development Plan Amendments for the purpose of relocating the Gale Ranch Middle School and other residential units within Phase II, III and IV of the Gale Ranch Development in the Dougherty Valley, San Ramon area. (Catherine Kutsuris, Community Development Department) (District III)  

CLOSED the public hearing on the Specific Plan Amendment to the Dougherty Valley Specific Plan relating to the relocation of the Gale Ranch Middle School site and residential units within the Gale Ranch development of Dougherty Valley, and associated General Plan Amendment (GPA) and Final Development Plan Amendments; APPROVED the Addendum to the 1992 Environmental Impact Report and the 1996 Subsequent Environmental Impact Report for the amendment to the Dougherty Valley Specific Plan relating to the Gale Ranch Middle School Relocation as adequate and in compliance with the California Environmental Quality Act; ACCEPTED Resolution No. 25-2006 approved by the County Planning Commission on October 10, 2006 which recommends approval of the Specific Plan Amendment and the associated General Plan Amendment  and Final Development Plan Amendments relating the relocation of the Gale Ranch Middle School site and re-planning of residential sites within the Gale Ranch development of the Dougherty Valley Specific Plan Area; ADOPTED Resolution No. 2006/681 to approve the Specific Plan Amendment, directs that the General Plan Amendment to included in the next consolidated GPA for 2006; APPROVED amendments to the Final Development Plans for Gale Ranch Phases II, III and IV; and DIRECTED the Community Development Department to file the Notice of Determination with the County Clerk and to pay the appropriate filing fees.  

 

D.3      HEARING on a rezoning to establish a preliminary development plan, superseding the one that has expired, for 89 homes within an existing Planned Unit District (P-1) located at 4755 and 4781 Pacheco Boulevard, Martinez area, and a final development plan; County Files #RZ053185 & #DP053027; Loving & Campos Architects, Inc., Applicant; Field Brothers 7 Randal Bodhaine, Owners.  (Catherine Kutsuris, Community Development Department) (District II) 

CLOSED the public hearing; ADOPTED the Mitigated Negative Declaration and Mitigation Monitoring Program prepared for this project finding that is adequate for the purposes of compliance with the California Environmental Quality Act; ADOPTED the recommendation of the County Planning Commission, as contained in Resolution No. 21-2006, to rezone from a Planned Unit District (P-1) to a new P-1 for 89 homes based on the Final Development Plan; and approve the final development plan with the addition of two conditions of approval contained (Conditions #97 A-D and #98); ADOPTED Ordinance No. 2005-29 giving effect to aforesaid rezoning; ADOPTED the findings contained in the County Planning Commission Resolution No. 21-2006 as the basis for the Board’s action; and DIRECTED the Community Development Department to post a Notice of Determination with the County Clerk.

 

D.4         CONSIDER accepting report from the Health Services Director regarding the restructuring of the County's adult mental health system to capitalize on best practices and evidenced-based standards of modern public mental health.  (William Walker, M.D., Health Services Director) (All Districts)

ACCEPTED a plan to from the Health Services Director to close half of the inpatient psychiatric unit at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center.

 

1:30 P.M.

 

Housing Authority Deliberation Item

 

D.5         CONSIDER Accepting report from the Housing Authority Executive Director on Section 8 housing issues in the City of Antioch. (Rudy Tamayo, Housing Authority Executive Director) (District V)

RELISTED to December 5, 2006 to consider accepting report from the Housing Authority Executive Director on Section 8 housing issues in the City of Antioch.

 

D.6         CONSIDER accepting progress report and update on the evaluation of potential regulation of medical marijuana dispensaries.  (Catherine Kutsuris, Community Development Department) (All Districts)

ACCEPTED the progress report and update on the evaluation of potential regulation of medical marijuana dispensaries.

 

Closed Session

 

Adjourn in memory of Art Schroeder

 


AJ.1    The Board adjourned in honor of Oliver Duncan Hale, former resident of Walnut Creek and an avid supporter of youth programs and a board member of the Contra Costa Youth Council.

 

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     DETERMINE that the proposed termination of an offer of dedication off of Midhill Road will not have a significant effect on the environment, and that it has been determined to be exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) under State CEQA guidelines pursuant to Article 5, Section 15061 (b)(3); DETERMINE that this termination of an offer of dedication of a certain excess right-of-way not required for road purposes is made pursuant to Government Code 66477.2 (c); and DECLARE the offer of dedication is terminated and the County’s right to accept offer is abandoned, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Martinez area. (No fiscal impact) (District II)

 

C.2          DETERMINE that the Delta DeAnza Trail at Bailey Road Project is a California Environmental Quality Act Class 1(c) Categorical Exemption; and APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director to advertise the project, Bay Point area. (86% State Transportation Improvement Program, 14% Local Gas Tax funds) (District V)

 

C.3          DETERMINE that the Pacheco Streetscape Project is a California Environmental Quality Act Class 4 (b) Categorical Exemption; and APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director to advertise the project, Pacheco area. (Countywide Landscape District, Pacheco Zone 5 assessment fees) (District IV)

 

C.4          DETERMINE that the Las Trampas Bank Restoration at Glenside Drive Project is a California Environmental Quality Act Class 2(c) Categorical Exemption; and APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director to advertise the project, Lafayette area. (Flood Control Zone 3B funds) (District II)

 

C.5      APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Ghirardelli Associates, Inc., effective November 14, 2006 to increase the payment limit by $300,000 to a new payment limit of $950,000 for management services for subdivision inspection and construction, Countywide. (Developer fees) (All Districts)

 

C.6      ADOPT Traffic Resolution No. 2006/4187 prohibiting parking from 7 to 10 a.m. and 2 to 4 p.m. on school days only on the north side of Hemme Avenue (Road No. 4337E), beginning at a point 310 feet west of the west curb line of Danville Boulevard (Road No. 5301A) and extending westerly a distance of 170 feet, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Alamo area. (District III)

 

C.7      ADOPT Traffic Resolution No. 2006/4188 prohibiting parking at all times on the south side of Hemme Avenue (Road No. 4337E), from Danville Boulevard (Road No. 5301A) to La Sonoma Drive (Road No. 4337G), as recommended by the Public Works Director, Alamo area. (District III)

 

C.8          ADOPT Traffic Resolution 2006/4196 designating Vasco Road (Road No. 7711B) as a Safety Enhancement-Double Fine Zone as established in Senate Bill Number 3, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Byron area. (District III)

 

Engineering Services

 

C.9          DP 02-03057:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/715 accepting completion of private improvements for Branch Creek Place (Lot 13), for project being developed by Fairfield San Ramon North, LLC, as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.10       DP 02-03057:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/716 accepting completion of private improvements for Branch Creek Vista (Lot 19), for project being developed by Fairfield San Ramon South, LLC, as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.11       PA 02-00003 (Cross-reference SD 95-07984):  ADOPT Resolution  No. 2006/718 approving the third extension of the subdivision agreement (right-of-way landscaping) for project being developed by Shapell Industries of Northern California, a division of Shapell Industries, Inc., as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.12    MS 03-00028: ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/719 accepting grant deed of development rights (creek structure setback) for project being developed by Carlos A. Hague and Lucia Blanco Hague, Vinod Wadhawan and Kiran Wadhawan, and Robert A. Pritzkow and Elaine S. Pritzkow, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Bay Point area. (District V)

 

C.13    MS 03-00028: ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/720 approving the parcel map and subdivision agreement for project being developed by Carlos A. Hague and Lucia Blanco Hague, Vinod Wadhawan and Kiran Wadhawan, and Robert A. Pritzkow and Elaine S. Pritzkow, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Bay Point area. (District V)

 

C.14    RA 00-01102 (Cross-reference SD 95-07976):  ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/721 accepting completion of warranty period and release of cash deposit for faithful performance 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       RA 01-01125 (Cross-reference SD  95-07984): ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/722 accepting completion of warranty period and release of cash deposit for faithful performance for project being developed by Shapell Industries of Northern California, a division of Shapell Industries, Inc., as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.16       RA 02-01127 (Cross-reference SD 95-07976): ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/723 accepting completion of an agreement for S. Bollinger Canyon Road acquisition of off-site right-of-way, 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       RA 02-01127 (Cross-reference SD 95-07976): ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/724 exonerating bonding for S. Bollinger Canyon Road Alternative B 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       RA 05-01185 (Cross-reference SD 03-08508): ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/725 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.19       RA 05-01197 (Cross-reference SD 03-08508):  ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/726 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.20       RA 06-01223 (Cross-reference SD 99-08381):  ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/727 approving the road improvement agreement for the traffic signal on Camino Tassajara Road at Mustang Soccer Fields 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)

 

C.21       SD 02-08698:      ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/728 accepting offer of dedication-slope easement for Casablanca Road Bridge for project being developed by Shapell Industries, Inc., a Delaware corporation, Danville area. (District III)

 

C.22       SD 02-08698:      ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/729 accepting offer of dedication for drainage purposes for Casablanca Road Bridge for project being developed by Shapell Industries, Inc., a Delaware corporation, Danville area. (District III)

 

C.23       SD 03-08709 (Cross-reference SD 85-06610):  ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/730 approving the final map and subdivision agreement for project being developed by Rock Island Homes, Inc., as recommended by the Public Works Director, Knightsen area. (District V)

 

C.24       SD 04-08902: ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/731 approving the final map and subdivision agreement for project being developed by Gus Kramer and Discovery Builders, Inc., as recommended by the Public Works Director, Bay Point area. (District V)

 

Special Districts & County Airports

 

C.25    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Airports Director, or designee, to execute a hangar rental agreement with Air Charlie LLC, effective August 28, 2006, in the monthly amount of $345 for a T-hangar at Buchanan Field Airport, Pacheco Area. (Revenue accrues to the Airport Enterprise Fund) (District IV)

 

C.26       ACKNOWLEDGE receipt of a report from the Deputy Director-Redevelopment regarding the annexation of Parcel No. 408-190-044, owned by M Central LLC, to County of Contra Costa Community Facilities District No. 2006-01. (North Richmond Area Maintenance Services - No impact to the General Fund) (District I)

 

C.27       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Airports Director, or designee, to execute a hangar rental agreement with Diablo Contractor’s Inc., effective September 1, 2006, in the monthly amount of $345 for a T-hangar at Buchanan Field Airport, Pacheco area. (Revenue accrues to the Airport Enterprise Fund) (District IV)

 

C.28       AUTHORIZE the Airports Director, or designee, to negotiate long-term ground lease and development terms between the County, as Landlord, and CCR Hangars, LLC, as the Master Developer for approximately 11 acres of land on the north side of the Buchanan Field Airport and west of the Walnut Creek channel, as recommended by the Airport Ad Hoc Subcommittee, Pacheco area. (District IV)

 

C.29       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE acceptance of the Drainage Release from Deer Ridge Golf, LP, a California limited partnership, effective November 14, 2006, for Contra Costa County Flood Control and Water Conservation District (District) Parcel #1829, Drainage Area (DA) 106 Dry Creek Basin, and AUTHORIZE the Chief Engineer to execute said drainage release on behalf of the District, Brentwood area. (No fiscal impact) (District III)

 

C.30       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Chair, Board of Supervisors, or designee, to execute a contract with Lyon Vista Del Mar 533, LLC, Subdivision 8448, requesting the County to acquire off-site right-of-way for storm drain installation, Drainage Area 48B, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Bay Point area. (No fiscal impact) (District V)

 

C.31    ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/732 accepting as complete the contracted work performed by Hess Concrete Construction Company, Inc., for the San Ramon Creek Bank Restoration at Fostoria Way Project, as recommended by the Chief Engineer, Flood Control and Water Conservation District, Danville area. (Flood Control Zone 3B funds) (District III)

 

C.32    ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/733 accepting as complete the contracted work performed by Pacific States Environmental Contractors, Inc., for the 2006 Walnut Creek Channel Desilt Project, as recommended by the Chief Engineer, Flood Control and Water Conservation District, Concord area. (Flood Control Zone 3B funds) (District IV)

 

C.33    APPROVE the form of T-Hangar and Shade Hangar Rental Agreement and AUTHORIZE the Airports Director, or designee, to implement rental agreement for Buchanan Field Airport, Pacheco Area, ADOPT Resolution No 2006/734 approving proposed rental rates and AUTHORIZE the Airports Director, or designee, to implement the rental rates related to aviation space rental and activities at Buchanan Field Airport. (District IV)

 

C.34    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Purchasing Agent, or designee, to purchase one 1250 GPM Pumper Fire Engine for the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District. (Developer Funds) (All Districts)

 

C.35       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Airports Director, or designee, to execute a ground lease between the County, as landlord, and Mediplane, Inc., (dba Reach), as tenant, in the amount of $6,625 per month with incremental increases, for the lease of approximately 4,700 square feet of land located on Marsh Drive, Pacheco area, for the period November 14, 2006 to November 13, 2008; FIND the lease is exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act as a Class 1 Section 15301; and DIRECT the Director to file a Notice of Exemption with the Clerk-Recorder. (Airport Enterprise Fund) (District IV)

 

Statutory Actions

 

C.36       APPROVE Board Member Meeting Reports for month of October, 2006. (All Districts)

 

Claims, Collections & Litigation

 

C.37    DENY claims by Albert Flanagan for Selina A. Waters;  Belinda Harris; Pinkies Nail Salons by: Monica Hernandez Osmond; Julia Allen/Esther Heath; Curtis Arnold; Jeff Dudum; Crissy Walker; Raphael Douglas; late claim by Frank Belleci and Sylvia Belleci; Akim T. Henderson & Family; Anthony Brown; and amended claim for All State Indemnity Company for Julie Steffen. (All Districts)

 

C.38       AUTHORIZE and DIRECT the County Counsel to initiate legal action to recover monies owed for outstanding debts for services rendered and costs of suit totaling $672,705 against specified parties, as recommended by the Office of Revenue Collections Director. (All Districts)

 

C.39       RECEIVE report concerning the final settlement of Spence vs. Contra Costa County and AUTHORIZE payment from the Medical Liability Trust Fund in the amount of $150,000, as recommended by the County Administrator’s Office. (All Districts)

 

Hearing Dates

 

C.40       FIX December 12, 2006 at 9:30 a.m. for a public hearing to consider a $1.00 increase in the fees for each certified copy of a birth certificate, marriage certificate, fetal death record, and death record, effective January 1, 2007, for the purpose of providing funding for governmental oversight and the coordination of domestic violence prevention, intervention, and prosecution efforts in Contra Costa County, consistent with the Contra Costa County “Zero Tolerance for Domestic Violence” Act. (Health and Safety Code, § 103626; Welfare & Institutions Code, § 18308), as recommended by the County Administrator's Office. (All Districts)

 

C.41    FIX December 19, 2006 for a public hearing to consider adoption of a traffic resolution to extend the overnight closure of Carquinez Scenic Drive (Road No. 2191B) for an additional 18 months, retroactive from November 30, 2006, and DIRECT the Public Works Director to mail written notices to the owner(s) of each parcel adjacent to the roadway, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Martinez area. (District II)

 

Honors & Proclamations

 

C.42    ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/703 recognizing the East Contra Costa Human Immunodeficiency Virus/Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome Task Force World AIDS Day Candlelight Vigil and Health Fair being held on December 1, 2006 as recommended by Supervisor Glover. (All Districts)

 

C.43    ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/713 recognizing Longs Drugs for their contribution to the community and their sponsorship of Downtown Walnut Creek on Ice, as recommended by Supervisor Piepho. (All Districts)

 

Appointments & Resignations

 

C.44       ACCEPT resignation of Erica Peng from the El Sobrante Municipal Advisory Council; MOVE Susan Swift from the 1st Alternate seat to fill the unexpired term of Erica Peng; DECLARE vacant the 1st Alternate seat held by Susan Swift due to this move and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy, as recommended by Supervisor Gioia. (District I)

 

C.45       APPOINT Carol Edlund to the District II seat on the Contra Costa Commission for Women, as recommended by Supervisor Uilkema. (District II)

 

C.46    ACCEPT resignation of Linda Best from the Workforce Development Board, DECLARE vacant the Economic Development 1 seat, and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy, as recommended by the Workforce Development Board.  (All Districts)

 

C.47    APPOINT and RE-APPOINT individuals to specified seats on the Emergency Medical Care Committee, as recommended by the Committee (All Districts):

 

                      Appoint                                                                                                             Seat

            Paula Andrews                                                                B-3 American Red Cross

            Donna Hoffman                                              B-3 American Red Cross Alternate

            Lori Altabet                                         C-3 Base Hospital (Contra Costa Contract)

            Tim Hennessy                                  B-5 Communications Center Managers Assn

            Mark Mulgrew                                                        B-4 California Highway Patrol

            Charles Gibson                                             B-7 Contra Costa Police Chiefs Assn

            Kevin Ryan                                     B-12 Contra Costa Sheriff-Coroner Alternate

            Scott Hanin                                                 B-10 Public Managers Assn Alternate

            Jeffrey Leinen, M.D.                              B-9 Hospital Council East Bay Alternate

            Kristin Santos, R.N.                       B-11 Trauma Center Alt (Contra Costa Contract)

           

            Re-appoint                                                                                 Seat

            Catherine Hurt, M.D.                  B-1 Alameda-Contra Costa Medical Assn Alternate

            Ellen Leng, M.D.                                        C-4 Emergency Department Physician

            Susan Garske                                                            C-5 EMS Training Institution

            Leslie Mueller                                C-1 Ambulance Providers (Contra Costa Contract)

            Allan Drabinsky, M.D.                  C-4 Emergency Department Physician Alternate

            Lisa Hoffman                                                 B-12 Contra Costa Sheriff-Coroner

            Renee Juster, R.N.                                                 B-9 Hospital Council East Bay

            Kacey Hansen, R.N.                        B-11 Trauma Center (Contra Costa Contract)

            Darrell Lee                                                    C-7 Public Provider Field Paramedic

 

C.48    APPROVE the medical staff appointments and re-appointments, as recommended by the Medical Executive Committee on October 16, 2006.  (All Districts)

 

C.49    APPOINT Joe Valentine to the Employment and Human Services Director seat on the First 5 Contra Costa Children and Families Commission; APPOINT Ed Lerman to the Employment and Human Services Director Alternate seat; RENAME the Community Services Director seat to County Administrator Children's Services and APPOINT Danna Fabella; and RENAME the Community Services Director Alternate seat to County Administrator Children's Service Alternate and DECLARE that seat vacant, as recommended by the Commission and the County Administrator pursuant to County Ordinance Code Chapter 26-14.  (All Districts)

 

C.50    AMEND the seat terms on the County Service Area P-1 (police services in Crockett) to expire May 31, 2007 and RE-APPOINT all incumbents to new terms ending May 31, 2007, as recommended by Supervisor Uilkema. (District II)

 

C.51    RE-APPOINT incumbents James R.S. Toland and Tom Bloomfield to the Contra Costa Resource Conservation District Board of Directors to two-year terms ending November 30, 2008, as requested by the District. (All Districts)

CORRECTED TO READ to re-appoint incumbents James R.S. Toland and Tom Bloomfield to the Contra Costa Resource Conservation District Board of Directors to four-year terms ending November 30, 2008, as requested by the District.

 

C.52    APPOINT Bobbi Hill to the District V Representative seat on the Contra Costa County Arts and Culture Commission, as recommended by Supervisor Glover. (District V)

 

C.53    APPOINT Michael Sarabia to the District V seat (Tenant) on the Mobile Home Advisory Committee, as recommended by Supervisor Glover. (District V)

 

C.54    APPOINT Michael Sarabia to the District V Provider Representative seat on the In Home Supportive Services Public Authority Advisory Committee, as recommended by Supervisor Glover. (District V)

 

C.55    APPOINT Odessa McGahee to the District V Representative seat on the Emergency Medical Care Committee, as recommended by Supervisor Glover. (District V)

 

Appropriation Adjustments  - FY 2006/07

 

C.56       District Attorney (0242): APPROVE Appropriations and Revenue Adjustment No. 5021 authorizing new revenue in the amount of $85,090 from the State Victim Compensation and Government Claims Board and appropriating it for the operating costs of the Victim Compensation Program. (All Districts)

 

Appropriation Adjustments -continued

 

C.57       Public Works Flood Control (250500): APPROVE Appropriations and Revenue Adjustment No. 5024 authorizing new revenue in the amount of $33,479 from accumulated depreciation and estimated salvage and appropriating it to the Public Works Flood Control Division to purchase a replacement tractor. (Approved in 2006/07 Replacement Plan) (All Districts)

 

C.58       Sheriff (0255): APPROVE Appropriations Adjustment and Revenue Adjustment No. 5022 authorizing new revenue in the amount of $676,217 from restricted civil processing fees and appropriating it to the Sheriff’s Civil Unit for FY 2006/07 projected expenditures. (All Districts)

 

C.59       Employment and Human Services (0503):  APPROVE Appropriations and Revenue Adjustment No. 5026 authorizing new revenue in the amount of $223,216 from the State Department of Health Services and appropriating it to the Aging and Adult Services Bureau for two Medi-Cal Program Assistant positions for fiscal year 2006/07.  (All Districts)  (Consider with C.83)

 

C.60    Employment and Human Services (0501):  APPROVE Appropriations and Revenue Adjustment No. 5025 authorizing new revenue in the amount of $16,320 from the State of California Adult and Aging Programs and appropriating it to the Administrative Bureau for one Information Systems Specialist position to provide technical support to the Aging and Adult Services Bureau for fiscal year 2006/07.  (All Districts)  (Consider with C.82)

 

C.61    Probation (0308,0309): APPROVE Appropriations and Revenue Adjustment No. 5035 authorizing new revenue in Probation Programs in the amount of $353,849 of increased allocation from the California Corrections Standards Authority for programs under the Juvenile Justice Crime Prevention Act (JJCPA) stabilizing services in all JJCPA programs and enhancing them in the Middle Schools and Orin Allen Youth Rehabilitation Facility programs. (All Districts)

 

C.62    Sheriff’s Office (0255): APPROVE Appropriations Adjustment and Revenue Adjustment No. 5036 to authorize new revenue in the amount of $30,000 from the Office of Homeland Security and appropriate funds for purchase of four trailers as authorized by the 2004 Homeland Security Grant. (Consider with C.167)

 

Intergovernmental Relations

 

C.63       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Chair, Board of Supervisors, to execute the Transfer Agreement with the Judicial Council of California, Administrative Office of the Courts (AOC) to transfer responsibility for and title to the Concord-Mt Diablo Court property, 2970 Willow Pass Road, Concord from the County to the AOC; FIND that the transfer is exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act pursuant to guidelines section 15061(b)(3); AUTHORIZE the General Services Director, or designee, to execute other related legal documents, and TAKE related actions.  (Budgeted 2006/07, Plant Acquisition) (All Districts)

 

C.64    ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/711 appointing Supervisor Gayle B. Uilkema to the Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) Executive Board to complete the unexpired term of the seat vacated by Supervisor Mark DeSaulnier, and VACATE the ABAG Executive Board Alternate seat held by Supervisor Uilkema, as recommended by Supervisor Gioia. (All Districts)

 

Personnel Actions

 

C.65       ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20170 to cancel one Supervising Appraiser position (unrepresented) and add one Supervising Auditor-Appraiser position (unrepresented) in the Assessor’s Office. (Cost neutral) (All Districts)

 

C.66    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20120 to establish the class of Telecommunications Specialist I (represented) and RETITLE the class of Telecommunications Specialist to Telecommunications Specialist II (represented), in the Department of Information Technology Division of the County Administrator's Office. (No fiscal impact) (All Districts)

 

C.67       ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20080 amending Board action of October 3, 2006 (Item C.36), to include the action of adding one Assistant Facilities Maintenance Manager position in the General Services Department and to correct the salary plan and grade for the Assistant Facilities Maintenance Manager, as recommended by the Assistant County Administrator-Director of Human Resources. (Cost savings) (All Districts)

 

C.68    ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/735 authorizing safety membership in the Contra Costa County Employees Retirement Association to employees in the classes of Director of Hazardous Materials Program-Exempt and Assistant Director of Hazardous Materials Program effective November 1, 2006, as recommended by the Assistant County Administrator-Director of Human Resources. (Industry fees) (All Districts)

 

C.69       ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20167 to cancel one Accounting Technician position (represented) and add one Account Clerk-Advanced level position (represented) in the Public Works Department. (Cost savings) (All Districts)

 

C.70       ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20138 to cancel one Contracts/Grants Specialist II (unrepresented) position and add one Contracts Administrator (unrepresented) position in the Health Services Department. (Enterprise I: 14.1% County, 85.9% Patient/Third Party revenues) (All Districts)

 

C.71       ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20132 to establish the Health Services Department class of Mental Health Employment Placement Specialist (represented) and allocate it to the Salary Schedule, and to add three positions, as recommended by the Assistant County Administrator-Human Resources Director. (100% State Department of Rehabilitation funds) (All Districts)

 

C.72       ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20147 to revise and re-allocate on the Salary Schedule the Health Services Department class of Mental Health Project Manager (represented) and to add two positions, as recommended by the Assistant County Administrator-Human Resources Director.  (State Mental Health Services Act funds and elimination of contracted services) (All Districts)

CORRECTED TO READ to adopt Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20147 to revise and re-allocate on the Salary Schedule the Health Services Department class of Mental Health Project Manager (unrepresented) and to add two positions, as recommended by the Assistant County Administrator-Human Resources Director. 

 

C.73       ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20142 to cancel one Clinical Psychologist (represented) position, increase the hours of one Mental Health Clinical Specialist (represented) position from part time (20/40) to full time, and add one part time (28/40) Mental Health Clinical Specialist (represented) position in the Health Services Department. (100% State Department of Mental Health funds) (All Districts)

 

C.74       ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20149 to add one Health Services Planner/Evaluator-Level A (unrepresented) position and one Health Services Planner/Evaluator-Level B (unrepresented) position in the Health Services Department. (Elimination of contracted services) (All Districts)

 

C.75       ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20116 to increase the hours of one Mental Health Clinical Specialist (represented) position from permanent intermittent to full time in the Health Services Department. (Contract with Employment and Human Services Department: 75% Title XIX, 25% General Fund) (All Districts)

 

C.76       ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20114 to transfer one Health Services Department Registered Nurse Advanced Level-Project (represented) position into the Merit System. (No additional cost) (All Districts)

 

C.77       ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20168 to increase the hours of one Public Health Nurse (represented) position from part time (20/40) to part time (24/40) in the Health Services Department.  (100% State Target Case Management funds) (All Districts)

 

C.78       ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20125 to add one Mental Health Clinical Specialist (represented) position in the Health Services Department.  (Contract with Employment and Human Services Department: 75% Title XIX, 25% General Fund) (All Districts)

 

C.79       ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20137 to re-allocate the salary of the Health Services Department class of Staff Nurse Per Diem (unrepresented) on the Salary Schedule, as recommended by the Assistant County Administrator-Human Resources Director. (Reduction in overtime and use of staff registries)  (All Districts)

 

C.80       ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20163 to cancel one Account Clerk Supervisor (represented) position and one Clerk Experienced Level (represented) position, and to add one Child Support Supervisor (unrepresented) position in the Department of Child Support Services.  (Cost savings) (All Districts)

 

 

C.81       ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20032 to re-allocate the Child Support Services Department class of Child Support Services Manager (unrepresented) on the Salary Schedule, as recommended by the Assistant County Administrator-Human Resources Director. (100% State funds)  (All Districts)

 

C.82       ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20161 to cancel one Clerk Experienced Level (represented) position and add one Information Systems Specialist I (represented) position in the Employment and Human Services Department. (100% State/Federal funds)  (All Districts)  (Consider with C.60)

 

C.83       ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20169 to add two Medi-Cal Program Assistant (represented) positions in the Employment and Human Services Department.  (100% State/Federal funds)  (All Districts)  (Consider with C.59)

 

C.84       ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20052 to establish the Employment and Human Services Department class of Volunteer and Emergency Services Program Specialist (unrepresented) position and allocate it to the Salary Schedule, and to add five positions, as recommended by the Assistant County Administrator-Human Resources Director.  (State/Federal funds and elimination of contracted services)  (All Districts)

 

C.85    ADOPT Resolution No 2006/735 granting informal recognition for the Probation Peace Officers Association of Contra Costa County, as recommended by the Assistant County Administrator-Director of Human Resources. (No fiscal impact) (All Districts)

CORRECTED TO READ and RELISTED to December 5, 2006 to adopt Resolution No 2006/736 granting informal recognition for the Probation Peace Officers Association of Contra Costa County, as recommended by the Assistant County Administrator-Director of Human Resources. (No fiscal impact) (All Districts)

 

C.86    ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/709 authorizing a one-time lump sum payment to appointed department heads, management, exempt and unrepresented employees of the County, the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District, and the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District, as recommended by the Assistant County Administrator-Human Resources Director. (All Districts) 

 

C.87    ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/735 granting informal recognition for the Contra Costa County Defender’s Association, as recommended by the Assistant County Administrator- Director of Human Resources. (No fiscal impact) (All Districts)

CORRECTED TO READ to adopt Resolution No. 2006/737 authorizing a one-time lump sum payment to appointed department heads, management, exempt and unrepresented employees of the County, the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District, and the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District, as recommended by the Assistant County Administrator-Human Resources Director.

 

Grants & Contracts

 

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

 

C.88       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Librarian to accept funding in the amount of $79,904 from the California State Library, Library Services and Technology Act Live Homework Help Targeted Grant Program for online tutoring services. (No County match) (All Districts)

 

C.89       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Agricultural Commissioner, or designee, to execute a contract with the State of California in the amount of $310,939 to provide for the detection and control of the glassy-winged sharpshooter for the period July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007. (100% State Department of Food and Agriculture funds) (All Districts)

 

C.90       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Sheriff-Coroner, or designee, to apply for and accept a U.S. Department of Justice grant in an amount up to $18,267 for the purchase of bulletproof vests for deputies for the period October 1, 2006 through September 30, 2010. (No County match) (All Districts)

 

C.91       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with the California Department of Community Services and Development to replace language regarding budget detail and payment provisions in the General Funding Terms and Conditions section, with no change in the payment limit of $1,274,070 and no change in the term of January 1, 2006 through December 31, 2007.   (No County match)  (All Districts)

 

C.92       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Antioch Partnership for Quality Childcare, Inc., allowing the County to continue to provide food services for the childcare program at the Fairgrounds Center in Antioch for the period July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007.  (100% Reimbursable, no net County cost)  (District V)

 

C.93       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Services Director, or designee, to apply for and accept funding from the California Department of Education in an amount not to exceed $2,635 to continue to provide school-age classroom resources for the period July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007.  (No County match)  (All Districts)

 

C.94       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Services Director, or designee, to apply for and accept funding from the California Department of Education in an amount not to exceed $7,151 to continue to provide infant-toddler classroom resources for the period July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007. (No County match) (All Districts)

 

C.95       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Services Director, or designee, to apply for and accept funding from the California Department of Education in an amount not to exceed $117,855 to continue to provide pre-school services for the period July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007. (No County match) (All Districts)

 

C.96       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Contra Costa Community College District to change the General Funding Terms and Conditions section, with no change in the payment limit of $1,039,525 and no change in the term of July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2006.  (No County match) (All Districts)

 

C.97       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to accept grant funding from Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Inc. (dba Kaiser Permanente), in the amount of $7,500 for the Asthma Management Education Project for the period September 1, 2006 through August 31, 2007.  (No County match) (All Districts)

 

C.98       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to accept grant funding from the following organizations in the total amount of $118,750 for the Children's Dental Program at the Contra Costa Bay Point Family Health Center. (No County match) (District V):

 

                  Grantor                                                                     Amount                        Term

            Center for Human Development, Inc.                      $21,250   11/1/06 – 10/31/07

            Wayne and Gladys Valley Foundation, Inc.            $30,500   11/1/06 – 10/31/07

            East Bay Community Foundation, Inc.                    $15,000   11/1/06 – 10/31/07

            Y&H Soda Foundation, Inc.                                    $20,000   10/1/06 –   9/30/07

            Keller Canyon Mitigation Funds                              $32,000   11/1/06 – 10/31/07

 

C.99    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with the State of California, Managed Risk Medical Insurance Board, effective July 1, 2006 to increase the payment limit by $1,219,569 to a new payment limit of $3,422,730 for the Access for Infants and Mothers (AIM) Program, with no change in the original term from July 1, 2004 through June 30, 2007. (No County match) (All Districts)

 

C.100  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the County Probation Officer to apply for and accept additional funding from the Corrections Standards Authority (CSA) in the amount of $411,561 to continue programs designated under the Juvenile Justice Crime Prevention act Program, administered by the CSA. (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.101     APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the County Risk Manager to execute a contract with Kitch Drutchas Wagner Valitutti & Shebrook at a rate of $200 per hour for legal defense of the County in medical malpractice claims for the period October 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007. (100% Medical Liability Trust Fund) (All Districts)

 

C.102     APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the County Probation Officer, or designee, to execute a contract with New Connections in the amount of $46,875 to provide mental health counseling services at the Orin Allen Youth Rehabilitation Facility for the period November 15, 2006 through June 30, 2007. (100% State Juvenile Justice Crime Prevention Act funds) (All Districts)

 

C.103  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Development Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Farallon Geographics in an amount not to exceed $95,000 to provide technical expertise for the development of an economic development website using Geographic Information System (GIS) tools to assist businesses in locating sites in unincorporated Contra Costa County for the period December 1, 2006 through December 31, 2007. (100% Application fees) (All Districts)

 

C.104  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with First Baptist Church in the amount of $1,889,871 to continue to provide Head Start childcare services for the period January 1 through December 31, 2007.  (Budgeted, 100% Federal funds)  (District V)

 

C.105  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Teri Mahan in an amount not to exceed $48,000 to provide training and technical assistance with preparation for federal and state reviews of the early care and education programs for the period November 1, 2006 through January 31, 2007.  (Budgeted, 100% Federal/State funds)  (All Districts)

 

C.106  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, on behalf of the Workforce Development Board, to execute contracts in a total amount not to exceed $797,785 to provide Workforce Investment Act in-school and out-of-school youth services and youth case management services for the period October 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007 (Budgeted, 100% Federal Workforce Investment Act funds)  (All Districts):

 

Contractor           

Region  

Payment Limit

Family Stress Center, Inc.

Central County

$236,413

Family Stress Center, Inc.

West County

$62,500

Pittsburg Pre-School and Community Council, Inc.

East County

$67,500

Henkels and McCoy, Inc.

East County

$77,916

Contra Costa County Office of Education

West and Central County

$353,456

 

C.107  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, on behalf of the Workforce Development Board, to execute a contract with Don Peery in the amount of $90,000 to provide consultation and technical assistance with the Advanced Manufacturing Grant for the period December 1, 2006 through May 31, 2008.  (Budgeted, 100% State funds)  (All Districts)

 

C.108  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with InTelegy Corporation in an amount not to exceed $172,800 to provide consulting, project management, and training services for the Medi-Cal Service Center for the period November 15, 2006 through August 14, 2007.  (Budgeted: 50% Federal, 50% State funds)  (All Districts)

 

C.109     APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to  execute contracts with University of California, Davis Center for Human Training in a total amount not to exceed $213,350 for staff development training for the period July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007, including a mutual indemnification and hold harmless agreement for any claims arising out of the performance of this contract (Budgeted, 100% Federal funds)  (All Districts):

               

                Training Contract                                                                      Payment Limit

                Child Welfare Training                                                                    $68,850

                Employment Services Training                                                    $57,800

                Eligibility Training                                                                              $86,700

 

C.110  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Oakland (dba Catholic Charities of the East Bay), effective November 1, 2006, to increase the payment limit by $15,000 to a new payment limit of $60,000 to provide housing support services to additional clients with HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Syndrome), with no change in the term of March 1, 2006 through February 28, 2007.  (Budgeted, 100% U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development funds through the City of Oakland)  (All Districts)

 

C.111     ACKNOWLEDGE receipt by the Health Services Department of notice from Shelter, Inc., requesting termination of the contract to provide housing advocacy services to people with HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Syndrome) effective at the close of business October 31, 2006.  (100% U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development funds)  (All Districts)

 

C.112     APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with The Abaris Group, Inc., effective November 1, 2006, to increase the payment limit by $80,000 to a new payment limit of $130,000 to provide additional bioterrorism hospital preparedness program services, with no change in the term of October 1, 2005 through August 31, 2007.  (Budgeted:  94% Federal Health Resources and Services Administration Bioterrorism Hospital Preparedness Grant, 6% California Measure H funds)  (All Districts)

 

C.113  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with Bay Area Community Resources, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $450,240 to continue to provide school-based mental health services for severely emotionally disturbed students and their families for the period July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007, including an automatic extension through December 31, 2007 in an amount not to exceed $225,120.  (Budgeted:  50% Federal Medi-Cal; 45% State Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment; 5% Mental Health Realignment funds)  (All Districts)

 

C.114  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with Desarrollo Familiar, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $154,700 to continue to provide school- and community-based mental health services for Latino children and their families for the period July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007, including an automatic extension through December 31, 2007 in an amount not to exceed $77,350.  (Budgeted:  50% Federal Medi Cal; 45% State Early and Periodic Screening Diagnosis and Treatment; 5% Mental Health Realignment funds)  (All Districts)

 

C.115  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with West County Youth Services Bureau, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $530,738 to continue to provide wraparound mental health services to severely emotionally disturbed children for the period July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007, including an automatic extension through December 31, 2007 in an amount not to exceed $265,369.  (Budgeted:  50% Federal Medi-Cal; 49% State Early and Periodic, Screening, Diagnostic and Treatment Program; 1% Mental Health Realignment funds)  (All Districts)

 

C.116  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Medical Doctors Associates, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $425,000 to provide temporary physicians and recruitment services for Contra Costa Regional Medical Center and Contra Costa Health Centers for the period November 1, 2006 through October 31, 2007.  (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 14.1% County, 85.9% Patient/Third Party revenues)  (All Districts) 

 

C.117  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Angelica Matamoros in an amount not to exceed $33,200 to continue to provide coordination services for the Bay Point Promotora Project for the period November 1, 2006 through October 31, 2007.  (Budgeted:  50% County, 50% California Nutrition Network, Kaiser Permanente and Keller Canyon Grant funds)  (District V)

 

C.118  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Glen Vives, M.D., effective October 1, 2006, to increase the payment limit by $50,000 to a new payment limit of $540,000 to provide additional family practice and primary care physician services at the Adult and Juvenile Detention Facilities, with no change in the term of January 1, 2005 through December 31, 2006. (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 14.1% County, 85.9% Patient/Third Party revenues)  (All Districts)

 

C.119  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Michael Van Duren, M.D., effective December 1, 2006, to increase the payment limit by $1,000 to a new payment limit of $77,565 to provide additional obstetric consultation services at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center and Contra Costa Health Centers, with no change in the term of January 1, 2004 through December 31, 2006.  (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 14.1% County, 85.9% Patient/Third Party revenues)  (All Districts)

 

C.120  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Family Planning Specialists, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $50,000 to continue to provide professional obstetrics/gynecology services for Contra Costa Health Plan members for the period November 1, 2006 through October 31, 2007.  (Budgeted, Enterprise III: 6.1% County, 93.9% Health Plan member premiums)  (All Districts)

 

C.121  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with TierMed Systems, LLC, in an amount not to exceed $55,000 to continue to provide Health Plan Employer Data Information Set software for the period November 1, 2006 through October 31, 2007.  (Budgeted, Enterprise III: 6.1% County, 93.9% Health Plan member premiums)  (All Districts)

 

C.122  AUTHORIZE the Auditor-Controller to reimburse the City of Richmond in an amount not to exceed $12,000, as approved by the Health Services Director, or designee, for communications center infrastructure changes required to implement the Richmond and El Cerrito Fire portions of the Countywide electronic patient care report system for fire service first responders.  (Budgeted, 100% County Service Area EM-1/Measure H funds)  (District I)

 

C.123  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Dominic Ciotola (dba CPR Training Center) in an amount not to exceed $160,000 to provide instruction in cardiopulmonary resuscitation for selected Contra Costa Regional Medical Center and Contra Costa Health Center staff for the period November 15, 2006 through June 30, 2009.  (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 14.1% County, 85.9% Patient/Third Party revenues) (All Districts) 

 

C.124  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with DocuStream, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $150,000 to continue to provide electronic claims processing services for Contra Costa Health Plan members for the period November 1, 2006 through October 31, 2007. (Budgeted, Enterprise III: 6.1% County, 93.9% Health Plan member premiums)  (All Districts)

 

C.125  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Contra Costa Regional Health Foundation in an amount not to exceed $40,000 to provide technical assistance to the Contra Costa Regional Medical Center and Contra Costa Health Centers with the Healthcare Interpreter Network System for the period November 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007.  (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 14.1% County, 85.9% Patient/Third Party revenues) (All Districts) 

 

C.126  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to issue a 60-day advance written notice to Julius Gee, O.D., to terminate the contract for general surgery services at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center and Contra Costa Health Centers, effective at the close of business January 14, 2007. (Enterprise I: 14.1% County, 85.9% Patient/Third Party revenues) (All Districts)

 

C.127     ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/737 approving and authorizing the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a contract with the State of California in the amount of $1,650,061 and to sign the Proposition 40 Agreement for the Delta Boating Program, and any amendments thereto pursuant to State guidelines, for Contra Costa County Public Works Department, for the period October 1, 2006 through September 30, 2008, East County area. (Nonpoint Source Pollution Control Program, Proposition 40, 2005/06 Consolidated Grants Program funds) (District III and V)

CORRECTED TO READ to adopt Resolution No. 2006/738 approving and authorizing the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a contract with the State of California in the amount of $1,650,061 and to sign the Proposition 40 Agreement for the Delta Boating Program, and any amendments thereto pursuant to State guidelines, for Contra Costa County Public Works Department, for the period October 1, 2006 through September 30, 2008, East County area. (Nonpoint Source Pollution Control Program, Proposition 40, 2005/06 Consolidated Grants Program funds) (District III and V)

 

C.128     APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a contract with the County Public Works Early Childhood Center, Inc. (dba Kids at Work), in an amount not to exceed $100,000 to provide compensation to the daycare program for impacts due to the construction of the new Public Works addition, for the period November 1, 2006 through January 31, 2008, Martinez area. (Public Works Capital Facilities Fund) (District II)

 

C.129     APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Auditor-Controller to issue payment to the Lafayette Redevelopment Agency in the sum of $2,330,000 for the County's share of final project costs to complete the new Lafayette Veterans Memorial Building located at 3780 Mt. Diablo Blvd., Lafayette, as provided in the Memorandum of Understanding between the County, the Lafayette Redevelopment Agency, the City of Lafayette, the Walnut Creek Redevelopment Agency, and various Veterans Associations, as recommended by General Services Director. (Budgeted) (District II)

 

C.130 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Asian Pacific Psychological Services, effective October 1, 2006, to increase the payment limit by $34,800 to a new payment limit of $94,800 to provide additional services, including treatment services to youth that have been referred by the West County Drug Court, with no change in the original term of July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007. (All Districts)

 

C.131  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Sheriff-Coroner, or designee, to execute a contract with Crout and Sida Criminal Justice Consultants in an amount not to exceed $75,324 to perform a needs assessment of detention facilities for the period November 1, 2006 through March 31, 2007. (100% General Fund, Budgeted) (All Districts)

 

C.132  AWARD trade contract for sitework and reinforced concrete for the Public Works Expansion Project, 255 Glacier Drive, Martinez to the lowest responsive and responsible bidder, and AUTHORIZE the General Services Director, or designee, to sign the contract. (All Districts)

 

Other Actions

 

C.133  ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/738 authorizing, on behalf of Liberty Union High School District, the sale and issuance of Tax and Revenue Anticipation Notes (TRANs) in an amount not to exceed $10,000,000, as recommended by the County Administrator’s Office. (No fiscal impact to the County) (District III)

CORRECTED TO READ to adopt Resolution No. 2006/739 authorizing, on behalf of Liberty Union High School District, the sale and issuance of Tax and Revenue Anticipation Notes (TRANs) in an amount not to exceed $10,000,000, as recommended by the County Administrator’s Office. (No fiscal impact to the County) (District III)

 

C.134  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. (No fiscal impact) (All Districts)

 

C.135  AUTHORIZE the Chair, Board of Supervisors, to execute a Hold Harmless Agreement with the East Bay Regional Park District for use of the Martinez Regional Park on Thursday, November 16, 2006, for the Employee Wellness Program’s 21st annual “Cold Turkey Trot” Fun Run and Fun Walk, as recommended by the Assistant County Administrator-Director of Human Resources. (No fiscal impact) (All Districts)

 

C.136  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Chair, Board of Supervisors, to execute an agreement dated November 14, 2006, to subordinate revenues due to the County, Fire District, Library, and Flood Control Districts (Taxing Agencies) for tax collection bonds, pursuant to July 20, 1993 agreement among said parties and the Redevelopment Agency of the City of Pittsburg, for the subordination of additional tax increment revenue payments to the Taxing Agencies, in order for the Pittsburg Redevelopment Agency to pledge such tax increment revenue to the Los Medanos Community Development Project Subordinate Tax Allocation Bonds, Series 2006 (Taxable) and Series 2006 (Tax-Exempt) and Los Medanos Community Development Project Subordinate Tax Allocation Refunding Bonds, Series 2006, as recommended by the County Administrator’s Office. (District V)

 

C.137  ACCEPT report from the Internal Operations Committee on recent experience with the County’s policy requiring Project Labor Agreements (PLAs) on construction projects costing in excess of $1 million. (All Districts)

 

C.138  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.139  ACCEPT the East County Work Force Report profiling the County workforce, jobs that employ the workforce, and commute data, as recommended by the Transportation, Water and Infrastructure Committee. (Districts III and V)

 

C.140  AUTHORIZE the Auditor-Controller, or designee, to distribute the 2005/06 State Highway property rental revenue in the amount of $113,960 to the County Road Fund and to eligible cities pursuant to the provisions of § 104.10 of the Streets and Highways Code. (No impact on the General Fund) (All Districts)

 

C.141  APPROVE the amended Conflict of Interest Code for the Housing Authority of Contra Costa County, as recommended by the County Counsel. (All Districts)

 

C.142  APPROVE the amended Conflict of Interest Code for the Pittsburg Unified School District, as recommended by the County Counsel. (District V)

 

C.143  APPROVE the amended Conflict of Interest Code for the Contra Costa County Probation Department, as recommended by the County Counsel. (All Districts)

 

C.144  APPROVE the amended Conflict of Interest Code for the General Services Department, as recommended by the County Counsel. (All Districts)

 

C.145  APPROVE the amended Conflict of Interest Code for the Central Contra Costa Transit Authority, as recommended by the County Counsel. (Districts II, III, and IV)

 

C.146  APPROVE the amended Conflict of Interest Code for the Contra Costa County Office of Education, as recommended by the County Counsel. (All Districts)

 

C.147  APPROVE the amended Conflict of Interest Code for the Auditor-Controller’s Office, as recommended by the County Counsel. (All Districts)

 

C.148  ACCEPT from the County Clerk the Canvass of Votes for the October 17, 2006 Special Election for County Service Area P-6, Zone 205, Subdivision 059001 Bay Point area. (District V)

 

C.149  ACCEPT from the County Clerk the Canvass of Votes for the October 17, 2006 Special Election for County Service Area P-6, Zone 3002, Subdivision 069054 North Richmond Area. (District I)

 

C.150  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.151  APPROVE the revised Contra Costa Regional Medical Center Medical Staff Bylaws, Rules and Regulations to reflect changes to meet new regulatory standards and to reflect current practice, as recommended and approved by the Contra Costa Regional Medical Center Medical Staff. (All Districts)

 

C.152  AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to sign hold harmless agreements to indemnify West Contra Costa Unified School District for use of ten high school facilities to implement the Condom Availability Program, the Teen Navigator Project, Teen Age Program, and HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Syndrome) health education for the period September 2006 through June 2007. (District I) 

 

C.153  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute an Unpaid Student Training Agreement with Bryman College to provide clinical experience to medical students for the period December 1, 2006 through November 30, 2007. (All Districts)

 

C.154  ACCEPT report and recommendations from the Public Health Director on needle exchange as part of a comprehensive HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Syndrome) prevention program, as recommended by the Family and Human Services Committee. (All Districts)

 

C.155  ACCEPT report from the Health Care for the Homeless Project, as recommended by the Family and Human Services Committee. (All Districts)

 

C.156     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 as a result of the severe storm that began December 31, 2005, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Countywide. (All Districts)

 

C.157     AUTHORIZE a General Plan Amendment study pertaining to the property at 1150 Palm Avenue (surplus school site), Martinez area, to redesignate the site from Public/Semi-Public (PS) to Single Family Residential-High Density (SH), as recommended by the Community Development Director. (County File: GP#06-0007) (District II)

 

C.158     ACCEPT report on development impact fee accounts for Fiscal Year 2005/06, as recommended by the Building Inspection Director. (All Districts)

 

C.159     AUTHORIZE the Auditor-Controller to transfer $15,000 in Park Dedication funds to the County Public Works Department to pay for the installation of a new drainage system and ADA (Americans With Disabilities Act) upgrades at Lehman Park (located near the intersection of Evora Road and Pomo Court), Bay Point area. (Park Dedication Trust Account) (District V)

 

C.160  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Auditor Controller to reimburse the City of Antioch the amount of $17,837 from Fiscal Year 2004/05 Keller Canyon Landfill mitigation funds for the review and study of the feasibility of a regional minor league baseball sports facility; APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Development Director, or designee, to execute two contracts with the City of Oakley in the amounts of $38,000 and $5,000 from Fiscal Year 2005/06 Keller Canyon Landfill Mitigation funds as compensation for services rendered by School Resource Officers during the 2005/06 school year. (Keller Canyon Mitigation Funds) (District V)

 

C.161  AUTHORIZE a General Plan Amendment study pertaining to the property at 861 Laurel Court (Rodeo Swim Club), Rodeo area, to redesignate the site from Park and Recreation (PR) to Single Family Residential-High Density (SH), as recommended by the Community Development Director. (County File: GP#06-0004) (District II)

 

C.162  RE-AFFIRM the Contra Costa County Law Library’s share of civil filing fees for both unlimited and limited jurisdiction cases in Superior Court at $32.00 effective January 1, 2006, and at $35.00 effective January 1, 2007, as previously adopted by the Board on October 25, 2007 (Item C.77), as recommended by the County Administrator. (All Districts)

RELISTED to December 5, 2006 to reaffirm the Contra Costa County Law Library’s share of civil filing fees for both unlimited and limited jurisdiction cases in Superior Court at $32.00 effective January 1, 2006, and at $35.00 effective January 1, 2007, as previously adopted by the Board on October 25, 2007 (Item C.77), as recommended by the County Administrator. (All Districts)

 

C.163  AUTHORIZE the Building Inspection Director to consent to the assignment of an agreement between the County and Mirant Delta to Pacific, Gas & Electric Company, concerning fees and compliance verification and enforcement at the Contra Costa Unit 8 Power Project, as recommended by the Building Inspection Director.  (No additional fiscal impact) (District V) 

 

C.164  APPROVE the amended Conflict of Interest Code for the Animal Services Department, as recommended by the County Counsel. (All Districts)

 

C.165  ADOPT the schedule of Board of Supervisors meetings for 2007, including the cancellation of those meetings at which it is anticipated that there will not be a quorum of Board members present, as well as noting the following special events that have been scheduled, as recommended by the County Administrator.  (All Districts)

 

C.166  ACCEPT update on the East Bay Regional Communications System Project, as recommended by the County Administrator.  (All Districts)

 

C.167  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the General Services Director, or designee, to purchase four emergency response trailers to be used by the County and neighboring agencies. (100% Time-Limited Office of Homeland Security Grant Funds) (All Districts) (Consider with C.62)

 

C.168  AUTHORIZE a General Plan Amendment study pertaining to the development of a master planned community on the Checcini Ranch Property (Assessor's Parcels No. 004-500-004/005), Discovery Bay area, as recommended by the Community Development Director.  (District III)

 

Redevelopment Agency

 

C.169  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Redevelopment Director to execute a contract with Delta Demolition Contractors, Inc., in the amount of $49,195 to provide demolition and abatement services in connection with the Orbisonia Heights Redevelopment project, Bay Point area. (100% Redevelopment Agency funds) (District V)

 

C.170  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Redevelopment Director to execute a contract amendment with Keyser Martson Associates, Inc., effective November 14, 2006, to increase the payment limit by $19,500 to a new payment limit of $43,500 to provide financial and real estate consulting services related to the developer selection and property disposition process for 1250 Las Juntas Way, Contra Costa Centre area. (100% Redevelopment Agency funds) (District IV)

 

C.171  ADOPT annual Redevelopment Agency budget for Fiscal Year 2006/07, 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

12-04-06

11-20-06

    9:00 a.m.

  Cancelled

See above

See above

Finance Committee

Transportation Water & Infrastructure

12-07-06

12-11-06

  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

F&HS          Family and Human Services Committee

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

IOC                Internal Operations Committee

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