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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

October 3, 2006

SUPERVISOR FEDERAL D. GLOVER ABSENT ALL DAY

 

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

There were no Closed Session announcements.

 

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

 

Inspirational Thought - “The secret of success is the consistency to pursue.”  ~ Harry F. Banks

 

CONSIDER  CONSENT  ITEMS  (Items listed as items C.1 through C.64 on the following agenda)  -  Items removed from this section will be considered with the Short Discussion Items. Approved as listed except as noted below:  C.29, C.55.

                     

HOUSING AUTHORITY CONSENT ITEMS     Approved as listed.

 

HA.1   ADOPT Housing Authority Resolution No. 5079 authorizing the Executive Director to enter into a Joint Powers Agreement to become a member of the California Affordable Housing Agency (CalAHA), designating the Executive Director as the Housing Authority’s representative on the CalAHA governing Board, and authorizing the Executive Director to sign documents in the Executive Director’s capacity as a member of the CalAHA Board. (All Districts)

 

9:35 A.M.             

 

PRESENTATIONS  Approved as listed.

 

PR.1    PRESENTATION to adopt Resolution No. 2006/624 proclaiming October 1-7, 2006 as “Mental Illness Awareness Week in Contra Costa County”. (Supervisor DeSaulnier) (All Districts)

 

PR.2    PRESENTATION to adopt Resolution No. 2006/583 proclaiming October 9-13, 2006 as “California-Mexico Binational Health Week in Contra Costa County”. (Joanne Genet, Health Services Department) (All Districts)

 

PR.3       PRESENTATION to adopt Resolution No. 2006/611 honoring Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) upon the celebration of their 25th anniversary. (Supervisor Uilkema) (All Districts)

 

C. 19      INCLUDED as Presentation No. 4 to ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/625 proclaiming October, 2006 as “Breast Cancer Awareness Month in Contra Costa County”, as recommended by Supervisor Uilkema.

 

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    HEARING on the appeal of the notice and order to abate a public nuisance on the real property located at 1653 3rd Street, Richmond area. (Rutha and Loudeisa Flanagan, Owners) (Vincent Caballero, Building Inspection Department) (District I)

CLOSED the hearing on the appeal of the notice and order to abate a public nuisance on the    real property located at 1653 3rd Street, Richmond area (APN 409-182-003); AFFIRMED the County Abatement Officer’s determination that a public nuisance exists; and ORDERED the property owners to abet the nuisance within 30 days of the mailing of today’s decision.

 

SD.3    HEARING on the itemized costs of abatement for property located at 1845 Truman Street, Richmond area. (Woodrow Carter, Owner) (Michael Angelo Silva, Building Inspection Department) (District I)

CLOSED the hearing on the itemized costs of abatement for property located at 1845 Truman Street, Richmond area (APN 409-240-006); AFFIRMED the County Abatement Officer’s determination that a public nuisance exists; and ORDERED the property owners to abet the nuisance within 30 days of the mailing of today’s decision.

 

SD.4    HEARING to consider adopting Resolution No. 2006/575 to create Zone 209 (Bay Point Area) in County Service Area (CSA) P-6 and authorize an election for police service taxes; and adopting Ordinance No. 2006-67 to be presented for approval of the voters of Zone 209/CSA P-6 by a December 5, 2006 mail ballot election on fees for a Police Services District for Subdivision 048830. (Catherine Kutsuris, Community Development Department) (District V)

ADOPTED Resolution No. 2006/575 to create Zone 209 (Bay Point Area) in County Service Area (CSA) P-6 and authorize an election for police service taxes; ADOPTED Ordinance No. 2006-67 to be presented for approval of the voters of Zone 209/CSA P-6 by a December 5, 2006 mail ballot election on fees for a Police Services District for Subdivision 048830; and DIRECTED the County Clerk to conduct the election on the earliest date permitted by law.

 

SD.5    CONSIDER requesting the Family and Human Services Committee to review and evaluate the newly completed needs assessment for childcare compiled by the Contra Costa County Local Planning Council for Child Development (LPC), to review various new revenue models to expand quality childcare throughout the County and for possible statewide implementation through legislative action, and to report back to the Board on November 14, 2006 with any findings and recommendations. (Supervisor DeSaulnier) (All Districts)

REQUESTED the Family and Human Services Committee (FHS) review and evaluate the newly completed needs assessment for childcare compiled by the Contra Costa County Local Planning Council for Child Development, with major funding from the First 5 Commission; REQUESTED  FHS review various models that could provide additional revenue to fund an increase of quality childcare throughout Contra Costa County; REQUESTED FHS – working with the First 5 Commission; the Contra Costa Child Care Council, the County’s resource and referral agency; Head Start; LPC; and the CAO –  report back to the Board of Supervisors with findings by November 14, 2006.

 

SD.6    CONSIDER continuing to support the work of the Family Economic Security Partnership through community outreach and volunteerism, as recommended by the Partnership. (Lloyd Madden, Family Economic Security Partnership) (All Districts)

 

SD.7    CONSIDER authorizing the General Services Director to enter into negotiations for the lease, purchase, or lease/purchase of property located at 701 San Pablo Avenue, Rodeo area, to provide low-cost temporary housing for newly hired lateral Deputy Sheriffs, and taking related actions. (Obie Anderson, Sheriff’s Department) (District II)

APPROVED and AUTHORIZED the General Services Director, with the assistance of the Sheriff, County Administrator, County Counsel, and Community Development, to enter into negotiations for the lease, purchase, or lease/purchase of real estate located at 701 San Pablo Avenue, Rodeo area, for use to provide low-cost temporary housing for newly hired lateral Deputy Sheriffs.

 

SD.8    CONSIDER accepting the first of a series of quarterly reports on County radio communications activities and on the East Bay Regional Communications System project, accepting staff findings regarding the Alameda County system procurement process, and approving recommendations on the next steps in the process to develop the system.  (John Cullen, County Administrator) (All Districts)

ACKNOWLEDGED receipt of the Board Order as the first quarterly report on County radio communications activities and the East Bay Regional Communications System (EBRCS) project; ACCEPTED the findings of County staff in the report regarding the Alameda County (ALCO) procurement process and recommendations of the County Administrator regarding next steps; REQUESTED staff incorporate all comments made by the Board.

 

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

 

D.1         PUBLIC COMMENT  (3 Minutes/Speaker)

PUBLIC COMMENT  (3 Minutes/Speaker) The Chair called for public comment. There were no requests to speak.

 

D.2         a.)           CONSIDER adopting Ordinance No. 2006-43, as amended on September 26, 2006, to require new residential developments to include a minimum percentage of dwelling units that are affordable to very-low, lower, and moderate income households (Inclusionary Housing Ordinance); adopting the Negative Declaration of Environmental Significance for the project in compliance with the California Environmental Quality Act; and approving related findings and summary report on compliance with the density bonus law. (Kara Douglas, Community Development Department) (All Districts)

CONTINUED to October 10, 2006, the adoption of Ordinance 2006-43, to require new residential developments to include a minimum percentage of dwelling units that are affordable to very-low, lower, and moderate income households (Inclusionary Housing Ordinance);

 

b.)    CONSIDER directing the Community Development Department staff to develop the Home Ownership Partnership Enterprise (hope) Program to a point where it can be included in the County’s Inclusionary Housing Ordinance as an approved alternative method of meeting the requirements of the Ordinance, as recommended by the County Planning Commission. (Kara Douglas, Community Development Department) (All Districts)

CONTINUED to October 10, 2006 consideration of directing the Community Development Department staff to develop the Home Ownership Partnership Enterprise (hope) Program to a point where it can be included in the County’s Inclusionary Housing Ordinance as an approved alternative method of meeting the requirements of the Ordinance, as recommended by the County Planning Commission.

 

 

U.1         The Board unanimously voted to add an Urgency Item to the agenda regarding the potential closure of Doctors Hospital San Pablo/Pinole. DIRECTED staff to review plans for sustainability and return to the Board on October 10, 2006 with an evaluation.

 

Closed Session

 

Supplemental Calendar of Closed Session Items

Tuesday, October 3, 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.       Richard McCampbell v. Contra Costa County, W.C.A.B. No. SAC-281444 et seq.

 

C.            PUBLIC EMPLOYEE PERFORMANCE EVALUATION

        Title:  County Administrator

 

Adjourn to the Contra Costa County Mayors' Conference

October 5, 2006, 6:30 p.m.

St. Mary's College Soda Activity Center

1928 St. Mary's Road, Moraga

 

CONSENT ITEMS

 

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

 

Road and Transportation

 

C.1          ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/612 approving and authorizing the Public Works Director, or designee, to fully close a portion of Pomona Street on October 7, 2006 from 10:00 a.m. through 12:30 p.m., for the purpose of the Crockett Festival on the Strait Parade, Crockett area. (District II)

 

C.2          CONSENT to the City of Brentwood’s acquisition of property in the unincorporated area of Contra Costa County for purposes of connecting two city streets for an extension of Adams Lane, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Brentwood area. (No fiscal impact)  (District III)

 

Engineering Services

 

C.3          DA 03-00029 (Cross-reference SD 99-08306): ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/613 accepting completion of improvements for Water Quality Pond W5 for project being developed by Shapell Industries of Northern California, a division of Shapell Industries, Inc., a Delaware corporation, as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.4          DA 04-00034 (Cross-reference SD 99-08381): ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/614 accepting completion of Wendt Ranch Detention Basin 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          RA 01-01125 (Cross-reference SD 95-07984): ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/615 approving the second 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.6      RA 01-01125 (Cross-reference SD 95-07984): ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/616 accepting completion of landscape improvements for 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.7          RA 04-01176 (Cross-reference SD 05-08957): ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/617 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.8          RA 05-01193 (Cross-reference SD 95-07984): ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/618 approving the subdivision agreement (right-of-way landscaping) for Gale Ranch Commercial frontage 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.9          RA 05-01203 (Cross-reference SD 04-08847):  ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/619 approving the road improvement agreement for the intersection modification of Creekview Place and Camino Tassajara 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.10       RA 06-01208 (Cross-reference SD 04-08856):  ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/620 approving the road improvement agreement for Dougherty Road 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.11       SD 95-07984: ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/621 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       SD 03-08690:      ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/622 accepting completion of landscape improvements for subdivision agreement (right-of-way landscaping) for project being developed by Shapell Industries of Northern California, 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       SD 04-08774:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/623 approving the first extension of the subdivision 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)

 

Special Districts & County Airports

 

C.14       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a contract with D&H Landscaping in an amount not to exceed $50,250 for landscape and grounds maintenance at the MonTara Bay Community Center ball field and Montalvin Park, for the period October 3, 2006 through September 30, 2008, San Pablo area. (CSA M-17 funds) (District I)

 

C.15       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Union Pacific Railroad Company for the temporary use of an at-grade private road crossing for the Contra Costa County Sanitation District No. 5 Port Costa Wastewater Treatment Facility Upgrade Project, Port Costa area. (Contra Costa County Sanitation District No. 5 funds) (District II)

 

Statutory Actions

 

C.16    APPROVE amendments to the Delta Diablo Sanitation District Conflict of Interest Code, as recommended by the County Counsel. (All Districts)

 

Claims, Collections & Litigation

 

C.17    DENY claims for: A.G. Schwartz Trucking Co., Inc.; Central Contra Costa Sanitary District; Sabu Akamal and amended claim for Blackhawk Homeowners’ Association. (All Districts)

 

C.18    RECEIVE report concerning the final settlement of Carmen Saldivar vs. Contra Costa County and AUTHORIZE payment from the Workers’ Compensation Trust Fund in the amount of $42,650 less permanent disability advances, as recommended by the County Administrator’s Office. (All Districts)

 

Honors & Proclamations

 

C.19    ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/625 proclaiming October, 2006 as “Breast Cancer Awareness Month in Contra Costa County”, as recommended by Supervisor Uilkema. (All Districts)

 

C.20       ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/626 acknowledging the community services of former Richmond Councilmember Jim McMillan, as recommended by Supervisor Gioia.  (District I)

 

Ordinances

 

C.21    ADOPT Ordinance No. 2006-44, as amended on September 26, 2006, requiring gas shut-off devices at gas appliances in certain existing residential, commercial and industrial buildings prior to the sale of those buildings or when additions or alterations valued at more than $15,000 are made to those buildings and related findings; DETERMINE that adoption of the ordinance is exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act pursuant to section 15061(b)(3), as recommended by the Building Inspection Director. (All Districts)

 

Appointments & Resignations

 

C.22       DECLARE vacant the 2nd Alternate seat on the County Service Area P-5 Citizens Advisory Committee previously held by Daniel Payne due to resignation and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy, as recommended by Supervisor Piepho. (District III)

 

C.23       APPOINT Mark Goldberg to the District IV Public Sector seat on the Economic Opportunity Council, as recommended by Supervisor DeSaulnier. (District IV)

 

C.24       APPOINT Paul Andrew Carter to the District IV seat on the Countywide Bicycle Advisory Committee, as recommended by Supervisor DeSaulnier. (District IV)

 

C.25       RE-APPOINT Sharon Marsh to the District III seat on the Byron-Brentwood-Knightsen Union Cemetery District, as recommended by Supervisor Piepho. (District III)

 

C.26    APPOINT Vidya Iyenga to the District III-A seat on the Contra Costa County Alcohol and Other Drugs Advisory Board, as recommended by Supervisor Piepho. (District III)

 

C.27       APPOINT Derek Liecty, W. Robert Richards, Kathleen A. Tate, Yehuda Sherman, John Ruzek, Dave Stoeffler, Mike Dunbar, Steve Ardrey, Brian Swisher, Diane Althoff, and Grant Petersen to the Countywide Bicycle Advisory Committee for terms to expire October 3, 2010, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Countywide. (All Districts)

 

C.28    APPROVE the medical staff appointments and reappointments as recommended by the Medical Executive Committee on September 18, 2006.  (All Districts)

 

C.29    RE-APPOINT Patricia Barron to the District III seat on the Contra Costa County Emergency Medical Care Committee, as recommended by Supervisor Piepho. (District III)

RELISTED to future date to reappoint Patricia Barron to the District III seat on the Contra Costa County Emergency Medical Care Committee, as recommended by Supervisor Piepho.

 

C.30    RE-APPOINT J. David Gaynor to the District III Alternate seat on the Contra Costa County Emergency Medical Care Committee, as recommended by Supervisor Piepho. (District III)

 

C.31    RE-APPOINT E.R. Brooks as the District V representative on the Assessment Appeals Board, as recommended by Supervisor Glover. (District V)

 

Appropriation Adjustments – FY 2006/2007

 

C.32       Employment and Human Services (0503/0504): APPROVE Appropriations and Revenue Adjustment No. 5001 authorizing new revenue in the amount of $1,087,944 from the State Department of Health Services for Administration of Medi-Cal Programs, and appropriating it to the Employment and Human Services Workforce Services Bureau for 22 additional Medi-Cal program positions. (All Districts)

 

Personnel Actions

 

C.33       ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20134 to cancel one Accounting Technician position (represented) and add one Account Clerk-Experienced Level position (represented) in the Auditor-Controller Department. (Cost savings) (All Districts)

 

C.34       ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20133 to add one Eligibility Work Supervisor position (represented) and two Eligibility Work Specialist positions (represented) in the Employment and Human Services Department.  (100% Federal/State revenue)  (All Districts)

 

C.35       ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20139 to add one Administrative Services Assistant III position (unrepresented) and cancel one Clerk-Senior Level position (represented) in the Employment and Human Services Department.  (100% Federal/State revenue) (All Districts)

 

C.36    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20080 to cancel one Custodial Manager position (unrepresented) and one Chief Engineer position (unrepresented); to abandon the class of Custodial Manager; to retitle the Assistant Custodial Manager class to Custodial and Recycle Services Manager (unrepresented); to establish the class of Assistant Facilities Maintenance Manager (unrepresented); and to reallocate the General Services Department classes of Custodial and Recycle Services Manager, Facilities Maintenance Manager, and Lead Resource Center Attendant (represented) on the Salary Schedule, as recommended by the Assistant County Administrator-Human Resources Director. (Cost savings) (All Districts)

 

C.37    ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/609 providing general salary increases for management nursing classifications in the Health Services Department, as recommended by the Assistant County Administrator-Human Resources Director. (Budgeted, Health Services Department) (All Districts)

 

Grants & Contracts

 

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

 

C.38       AUTHORIZE the Librarian to accept $15,000 from Target to promote literacy activities in West County. (No County match) (Districts I & II)

 

C.39       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Sheriff-Coroner, or designee, to apply for and accept funding from the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) in an amount not to exceed $20,000 for the period October 1, 2006 through September 30, 2007 to provide overtime reimbursement for the FBI’s Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force. (No County match) (All Districts)

 

C.40       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Sheriff-Coroner, or designee, to apply for and accept funding from the Office of Traffic Safety in an amount not to exceed $291,284 to provide funding for sobriety checkpoints under the “Avoid the 25” Program for the period February 1, 2006 through January 31, 2009. (No County match) (All Districts)

 

C.41       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Sheriff-Coroner, or designee, to apply for and accept funding from the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control in an amount not to exceed $13,500 to support a program to reduce sales of alcoholic beverages to minors, for the period August 1, 2006 through March 31, 2008. (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.42       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the County Administrator, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Jones Day, effective July 31, 2006, to increase the payment limit by $10,000 to a new payment limit of $35,000 for continuing specialized professional services in the area of income tax law. (100% General Fund) (All Districts)

 

C.43       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Librarian, or designee, to execute a contract with Cheryl Gould in an amount not to exceed $31,700 to provide specialized training for library staff for the period October 1, 2006 through April 30, 2007. (Budgeted) (All Districts)

 

C.44       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Development Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with CirclePoint, effective October 4, 2006, to increase the payment limit by $59,565 to a new payment limit of $226,512 and to extend the term from December 31, 2006 to December 31, 2007 to complete the environmental impact report for the Pantages Project, Discovery Bay area. (District III)

 

C.45    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Hiawatha Harris, M.D., Inc., effective October 17, 2006, to increase the payment limit by $26,000 to a new payment limit of $50,000 to provide mental health services to additional non-Medi-Cal eligible clients, with no change in the term of March 1, 2006 through February 29, 2008.  (Budgeted, 100% General Fund)  (All Districts)

 

C.46    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Cecilia Ornelas in the amount of $26,568 to continue to provide consultation and technical assistance to the Verde Involving Parents Program at North Richmond Verde Elementary School for the period November 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007.  (Budgeted, 100% Private grants)  (District I)

 

C.47    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Chabot-Las Positas Community College District in the amount of $269,623 to provide training for group homes that provide home care services and placements to Contra Costa County children and youth for the period July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007.  (Budgeted, 100% Federal Title IV-E funds)  (All Districts)

 

C.48       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Information Technology Architects, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $50,000 to continue to provide software analysis, installation, and training to the department’s Information Systems Unit for the period October 1, 2006 through September 30, 2007.  (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 14.1% County, 82.9% Patient/Third Party revenues)  (All Districts) 

 

C.49       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with Adolescent Treatment Centers, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $360,072 to continue to provide day rehabilitation and mental health services to dually diagnosed seriously emotionally disturbed adolescents at its Thunder Road Facility for the period July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007, including an automatic extension through December 31, 2007 in an amount not to exceed $180,036.  (Budgeted:  50% Federal Medi-Cal; 50% State Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment funds)  (All Districts)

 

C.50       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with Valmora, Inc. (dba Rancho Valmora), in an amount not to exceed $53,324 to continue to provide mental health services to mentally or 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 $26,662.  (Budgeted, 100% Individuals with Disabilities Education Act/Senate Bill 90 funds)  (All Districts)

 

C.51       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with Victor Treatment Centers, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $82,855 to continue to provide subacute residential mental health treatment to hearing impaired minors for the period July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007.  (Budgeted, 100% State Assembly Bill 3632/Senate Bill 90 funds) (All Districts)

 

C.52    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with The Center for Common Concerns, Inc. (dba HomeBase), in an amount not to exceed $125,000 to continue to provide planning and resource development services to the Homeless Continuum of Care Program for the period October 1, 2006 through September 30, 2007.  (Budgeted: 16% Federal Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration, 84% County) (All Districts) 

 

C.53    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Anka Behavioral Health, Inc. (formerly Phoenix Programs, Inc.), in an amount not to exceed $195,641 to continue to provide support services for homeless clients in the Health, Housing, and Integrated Services Network (HHISN) for the period October 1, 2006 through September 30, 2007.  (Budgeted, 100% Federal Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration)  (All Districts)

 

C.54    CORRECT Board action of December 20, 2005 (Item C.111), which AUTHORIZED the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Inc., to increase the payment limit by $17,500,000 to a new payment limit of $25,800,000 and to extend the term from September 30, 2006 to September 30, 2008, to continue to provide professional health care services to Medi-Cal recipients, to change the effective date from December 1, 2005 to October 1, 2005.  (Budgeted, Enterprise III: 6.1% County, 93.9% Health Plan member premiums)  (All Districts)

 

Leases

 

C.55    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the General Services Director, or designee, to execute a four-year lease with Salvio Pacheco Square, LLC, commencing January 1, 2007 and ending December 31, 2010 for 1,923 square feet  of office space at 2151 Salvio Street, Suite R, Concord at an initial monthly rent of $3,365 for occupancy by the Supervisor, District IV as requested by the County Administrator’s Office; and determine that the project is a Class 1(a) categorical exemption under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA). (Budgeted) (District IV)

APPROVED and AUTHORIZED the General Services Director, or designee, to execute a four-year lease with Salvio Pacheco Square, LLC, commencing January 1, 2007 and ending December 31, 2010 for 1,923 square feet of office space at 2151 Salvio Street, Suite R, Concord at an initial monthly rent of $3,365 for occupancy by the Supervisor, District IV as requested by the County Administrator’s Office; and determine that the project is a Class 1(a) categorical exemption under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA); (AYES: I, II, III; NOES; None; ABSTAIN: IV; ABSENT:V).

 

Other Actions

 

C.56    ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/524 making Williamson Act consistency findings pursuant to the Government Code for the acquisition of approximately 282 acres under Land Conservation Contract No. 2-76 in the Canyon/Moraga area by East Bay Municipal Utility District for watershed protection purposes. (District II)

 

C.57       ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/610 approving the sale of specified tax-defaulted property by public auction pursuant to Section 3698 of the Revenue and Taxation Code, as recommended by the County Treasurer-Tax Collector. (All Districts)

 

 

C.58       ACCEPT from the County Clerk the Canvass of Votes for the September 19, 2006 Special Election for County Service Area P-6, Zone 3107, Subdivision 008399, El Sobrante area. (District I)

 

C.59    ACCEPT monthly update on the operations of the Community Services Department, as recommended by the County Administrator.  (All Districts)

 

C.60    AUTHORIZE payment of an invoice in an amount not to exceed $60,000 from the Contra Costa County Employees Retirement Association for analytical work performed in support of County labor negotiations, as recommended by the County Administrator’s Office. (100% General Fund) (All Districts)

 

C.61       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 on December 31, 2005, as recommended by the Public Works Director.  (All Districts)

 

C.62       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to direct payment to the California Wildlife Foundation in the amount of $7,200 for the mitigation fees associated with the implementation of the Sheriff’s Department Marsh Creek Detention Center Bridge Repair Project, Clayton area.  (100% General Fund, Plant Acquisition) (District III)

 

C.63    EXTEND the Knightsen Town Advisory Council, Byron Municipal Advisory Council, and Diablo Municipal  Advisory Council charters by three months to December 31, 2006, until the countywide municipal advisory council review is complete, as recommended by Supervisor Piepho.

 

Redevelopment Agency

 

C.64    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Redevelopment Director to execute a contract with the County Housing Authority in the amount of $24,200 for renovation improvements to 50 Silver Avenue for a Young Adult Empowerment Center in North Richmond for the period September 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007. (Redevelopment funds) (District I)

 

 

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:

http://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

10-16-06

10-16-06

   Cancelled

  10:30 a.m.

See above

See above

Finance Committee

Transportation Water & Infrastructure

10-05-06

10-09-06

   Cancelled

  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