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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

October 10, 2006

 

 

9:00 A.M.              Convene and announce adjournment to Closed Session, Room 101. There were no Closed Session announcements.

 

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

 

Inspirational Thought:  “Our ideals are our better selves.” ~ Amos Bronson Alcott

 

CONSIDER  CONSENT  ITEMS  (Items listed as C.1 through C.82 on the following agenda)  -  Items removed from this section will be considered with the Short Discussion Items.  Approved as listed except as noted: C.5, C.41, C.71.

                     

HOUSING AUTHORITY CONSENT ITEMS       Approved as listed.

 

HA1        APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Housing Authority Executive Director to exercise an option, effective October 1, 2006, to extend by one year the license agreement permitting the County to use the premises at 987 Rosemary Lane, Oakley area at a rate of $50 per month as a nutrition site for senior citizens in the surrounding area. (Revenue accrues to the Public Housing Fund) (District V) (Consider with C.73)

 

9:35 A.M.             

 

PRESENTATIONS   Approved as listed.

 

PR.1       PRESENTATION to adopt Resolution No. 2006/550 proclaiming October 23-31, 2006 as “Red Ribbon Week in Contra Costa County”. (Harold Parsley, Alcohol and Other Drugs Advisory Board) (All Districts)

 

PR.2    PRESENTATION to adopt Resolution No. 2006/636 declaring October 2006 as “Voter Education and Participation Month in Contra Costa County” encouraging all citizens to register and vote in the November 7, 2006 General Election. (Steve Weir, Clerk-Recorder) (All Districts)

 

9:45 A.M.             

 

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

 

SD.1    CONSIDER any Consent Items previously removed.

 

SD.2    CONSIDER introducing Ordinance No. 2006-66 to prohibit smoking in specified locations; waiving reading; fixing October 17, 2006 for adoption; and declaring intent to adopt findings in support of Ordinance No. 2006-66, as recommended by the Family and Human Services Committee. (Denice Dennis, Health Services Department) (All Districts)

INTRODUCED Ordinance No. 2006-66 to prohibit smoking in specified locations; WAIVED reading; FIXED October 17, 2006 for adoption; DECLARED intent to adopt findings in support of Ordinance No. 2006-66, as recommended by the Family and Human Services Committee; and REFERRED the information to the City/County Relations Committee and the Mayors Conference.

 

SD.3    HEARING to consider approving the recommended transportation project list identifying unincorporated Contra Costa County area projects as candidates for funding with Proposition 1B funds, dependent on the outcome of the transportation bond measure on the November 7, 2006 General Election ballot, as approved by the Transportation, Water and Infrastructure Committee on October 9, 2006.  (Steve Kowalewski, Public Works Department) (All Districts)

CLOSED the public hearing; APPROVED the recommended transportation project list identifying unincorporated Contra Costa County area projects as candidates for funding with Proposition 1B funds, dependent on the outcome of the transportation bond measure on the November 7, 2006 General Election ballot, as approved by the Transportation, Water and Infrastructure Committee on October 9, 2006; and DIRECTED the matter of taking a position on Propositions 1A and 1B be placed on the next agenda for the Board’s consideration.

 

SD.4    HEARING to consider approving the conveyance between the Contra Costa County Flood Control and Water Conservation District (District) and the City of Oakley, authorizing the Chair, Board of Supervisors, to execute a Quitclaim Deed to the City on behalf of the District, and directing the Real Property Division to cause its delivery to the City for acceptance and recording, Oakley area.  (No fiscal impact) (Mitch Avalon, Public Works Department) (District V)

CLOSED the public hearing; APPROVED the conveyance between the Contra Costa County Flood Control and Water Conservation District (District) and the City of Oakley, AUTHORIZED the Chair, Board of Supervisors, to execute a Quitclaim Deed to the City on behalf of the District, and DIRECTED the Real Property Division to cause its delivery to the City for acceptance and recording, Oakley area.

 

SD.5    CONSIDER directing the County Administrator’s Office to investigate whether revenue from new sales tax derived from Concord Masonry and Ashby Lumber could be used to mitigate damage to the Iron Horse Trail between Mayhew Way and Lisa Lane, Pleasant Hill area, and to report any findings to the Internal Operations Committee within 90 days. (Supervisor DeSaulnier) (District IV)

CONSIDER directing the County Administrator’s Office to investigate whether revenue from new sales tax derived from Concord Masonry and Ashby Lumber could be used to mitigate damage to the Iron Horse Trail between Mayhew Way and Lisa Lane, Pleasant Hill area, and to report any findings to the Internal Operations Committee within 90 days.                            

 

SD.6    CONSIDER accepting report from the Employment and Human Services Director on Child Welfare Services Redesign, as recommended by the Family and Human Services Committee. (Supervisor DeSaulnier; Joe Valentine, Employment and Human Services Director)

CONTINUED TO October 17, 2006 consideration to accept report from the Employment and Human Services Director on Child Welfare Services Redesign

 

SD.7    CONSIDER accepting report from the Employment and Human Services, Service Integration Team Program Manager on the activities and achievements of the Contra Costa County Service Integration Program, as recommended by the Family and Human Services Committee. (Supervisor DeSaulnier; Paul Buddenhagen, Employment and Human Services Department)

CONTINUED TO October 17, 2006 consideration to accept  report from the Employment and Human Services, Service Integration Team Program Manager on the activities and achievements of the Contra Costa County Service Integration Program.

 

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

 

D.1         CONSIDER accepting update from the Health Services Director on the West Contra Costa Healthcare District discussions regarding possible closure of Doctors Medical Center San Pablo/Pinole and determining actions to be taken; and adopting Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20159 to add 15 Registered Nurse positions:  10 Registered Nurse Advanced Level and 5 Registered Nurse Experienced Level (all represented) for the Contra Costa Regional Medical Center Labor and Delivery Unit.  (Reduction in overtime and registry nurse costs, and new revenue) (William Walker, M.D., Health Services Director) (All Districts)

DIRECTED staff to provide update every week and explore the principles and parameters of a Joint Powers Authority, the issue of funding including Property Taxes and intergovernmental transfers, the issue of “community engagement,” and the identification of other possible partners; ADOPTED Position Adjustment Resolution No:20159 to add fifteen permanent full-time (10 Registered Nurses Advanced Level (VWXE-Represented) and 5 Registered Nurse Experienced Level (VWX3-Represented ) positions for the Contra Costa Regional Medical Center Labor and Delivery Unit; and WAIVED conflict of interest and authorized Health Services Department to work with Foley and Lardner on this matter.

 

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)

INTRODUCED Ordinance No. 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) [Introduced version B of versions A, B and C presented today, as amended to include language regarding pooling and transfer of funds by developers,  increasing the cap on the number of units to 125 ]; WAIVED the reading; and FIXED October 17, 2006 for adoption;  ADOPTED the Negative Declaration of Environmental Significance for the project in compliance with the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA); APPROVED the findings and the first recommended revision contained in County Planning Commission Resolution No. 9-2006, which recommends adoption of the Ordinance with recommended revisions; DIRECTED the Community Development Director, or designee, to arrange for payment of, and to file a Notice of Determination for this project with the County Clerk

 

            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)

REFERRED to the Internal Operations Committee for examination the mattter of the feasibility  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

 

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

 

              Dr. Joel White, Coalition for a Healthy California, ACS, Contra Costa County Tobacco Prevention Coalition, concerning a Board of Supervisors resolution in support of Proposition 86; 

 

              Gerald Williams, Human Relations Commission, regarding difficulty in withdrawing funds for the annual Bridging the Gap Award event on October 27, 2006;

 

              Liz Williams-Thomas, Human Relations Commission, regarding difficulty in withdrawing funds for the annual Bridging the Gap Award event.    [The County Administrator will explore the matter immediately, and contact the Commission.]

 

The following persons submitted comment via email:

 

              Cheryl Dudziak, resident of Pleasant Hill, request that the Oak Park elementray school property up for bid in November be zrezoned or entitled for use as educational facility or for low density housing;

 

              A concerned citizen, resident of Monterey Pines on Carlson Boulevard, Richmond, regarding assistance needed for a pest problem on the premises;

 

              Tony Ibarra, suggesting the County consider offering, a private label credit card to raise funds for improvements to the County and schools and school programs.

 

 

Closed Session

 

 

Supplemental Calendar of Closed Session Items

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.                   Sandra Mitchell v. Contra Costa County, W.C.A.B. Nos. WCK 46405, 68521 

2.                   Claim of Keo & Kham Sivilay

 

C.            PUBLIC EMPLOYEE PERFORMANCE EVALUATION

                Title:  County Administrator

 

 

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 Traffic Resolution No. 4185 prohibiting parking at all times (red curb) on the east side of Danville Boulevard (Road No. 5301A), beginning at a point 33 feet south of the center line of Orchard Court (Road No. 4437B) and extending south a distance of 25 feet, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Alamo area.  (District III)

 

C.2      DETERMINE that the Stone Valley Road Rehabilitation Project is a California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Class 1 Categorical Exemption; APPROVE the project and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to advertise the project, Alamo area. (Federal Surface Transportation Program funds 82.7%, Local Road funds 17.3%) (District III)

 

C.3          DETERMINE that the San Pablo Dam Road Rehabilitation Project is a California environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Class 1 Categorical Exemption; APPROVE the project and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to advertise the project, El Sobrante area. (Federal Surface Transportation Program funds 80%, Measure C - Return to Source funds 20%) (District I)

 

Engineering Services

 

C.4          DA 00-00005 (Cross-reference SD 95-07976): ADOPT Resolution  No. 2006/642 approving the second extension of the drainage improvement agreement for project being developed by Windemere BLC Land Company, LLC, as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.5          RA 01-01113 (Cross-reference SD 95-07976): ADOPT Resolution  No. 2006/643 approving the third extension of the road improvement agreement for project being developed by Windemere BLC Land Development, LLC, as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

CORRECTED TO READ:  RA 00-01113 (Cross-reference SD 95-07976): ADOPT Resolution  No. 2006/643 approving the third extension of the road improvement agreement for project being developed by Windemere BLC Land Development, LLC, as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.6          RA 01-01116 (Cross-reference SD 95-07984): ADOPT Resolution  No. 2006/644 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.7          SD 92-07713:      ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/645 accepting completion of improvements, approving a substitute subdivision agreement, and declaring Curtis Court and Camino Andres as County roads for widening project being developed by Bay Point Partners LLC, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Bay Point area. (District V)

 

C.8          SD 96-08002: ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/646 approving the second extension of the subdivision agreement for project being developed by Shapell Industries of Northern California, a division of Shapell Industries, Inc., as recommended by the Public Works Director, Danville area. (District III)

 

C.9          SD 98-08134: ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/647 approving the third extension of the subdivision agreement for project being developed by Shapell Industries of Northern California, as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.10       SD 98-08134: ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/648 approving the fifth 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.11       SD 01-08563: ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/649 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, a Delaware corporation, as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.12       SD 02-08688: ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/650 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.13       SD 03-08712: ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/651 approving the second 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)

 

C.14       SD 03-08712: ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/652 approving the second extension of the subdivision agreement (right-of-way landscaping) for project being developed by Windemere BLC Land Company, LLC, as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.15       SD 03-08714: ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/653 approving the second 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)

 

C.16       SD 03-08714: ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/654 approving the second extension of the subdivision agreement (right-of-way landscaping) for project being developed by Windemere BLC Land Company, LLC, as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

Special Districts & County Airports

 

C.17       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Airports Director, or designee, to negotiate long-term ground lease and development terms with Holiday AirTours, the party that has submitted a development proposal of approximately eight acres of land on the west side of the Byron Airport. (Enterprise Funds) (District III)

 

C.18       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Airports Director, or designee, to execute a hangar rental agreement with Allen Pierce, effective September 15, 2006, in the monthly amount of $155 for a shade hangar at Buchanan Field Airport, Pacheco area. (Revenue accrues to the Airport Enterprise Fund) (District V)

 

C.19    ACCEPT report on the operations and activities of the Alamo-Lafayette Cemetery District for the period July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2006 as recommended by the County Administrator. (District II)

 

Statutory Actions

 

C.20       APPROVE minutes, as on file with the Clerk of the Board, for the month of September, 2006. (All Districts)

 

C.21       APPROVE Board Member Meeting Reports for month of September, 2006.  (All Districts)

 

Claims, Collections & Litigation

 

C.22       DENY claims by Christopher Winters and Theresa Winters; David Wilkes; Mercury Insurance Group for Gerald Washington; and Pamela S. Richardson. (All Districts)

 

Honors & Proclamations

 

C.23    ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/640 recognizing Brentwood Chief of Police Michael R. Davies for his 16 years of service and for his work for the betterment of the people of Brentwood and Contra Costa County, as recommended by Supervisor Piepho. (All Districts)

 

C.24      ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/641 honoring the ten year anniversary of Asian Pacific Psychological Services, as recommended by Supervisor Gioia.  (All Districts)

 

Appointments & Resignations

 

C.25       APPOINT Jim Lamenti to the At Large 11 seat on the Advisory Council on Aging, as recommended by the Advisory Council on Aging. (All Districts)

 

C.26       DECLARE vacant the Appointee 4 seat on the Knightsen Town Advisory Council due to the resignation of Jerry G. Hines and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy, as recommended by Supervisor Piepho. (District III)

 

C.27       APPOINT Igor O. Skaredoff to the Contra Costa Resource Conservation District Board of Directors, as recommended by the District Board of Directors. (All Districts)

 

C.28       DECLARE vacant seats 1,4,7,11,15, and the Alternate seat on the Human Relations Commission due to lack of attendance, and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancies, as recommended by the Human Relations Commission. (All Districts)

 

C.29       DECLARE vacant the District V Tenant seat on the Mobile Home Advisory Committee held by Bertha Stobb, due to resignation, and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy, as recommended by Supervisor Glover. (District V)

 

C.30       APPOINT Amy Alanes to the District V seat on the Alcohol and Other Drugs Advisory Board, as recommended by Supervisor Glover. (District V)

 

C.31       APPOINT Warren S. Rose to Seat 5 on the Human Relations Commission, as recommended by the Internal Operations Committee. (All Districts)

 

C.32       APPOINT Stephen Nichols to the Community Based #2 seat and Jan Hunter to the Business #19 seat on the Workforce Development Board, as recommended by the Internal Operations Committee. (All Districts)

 

Appropriation Adjustments  - FY 2006/2007

 

C.33       Sheriff (0255): General Services (0063): APPROVE Appropriations Adjustment No. 5016 authorizing the transfer of appropriations in the amount of $134,110 from the Sheriff to Fleet Operations for the purchase of six vehicles for the Sheriff’s Law Enforcement Training Center. (All Districts) (Consider with C.76)

 

C.34       Sheriff (0300):  APPROVE Appropriations Adjustment No. 5007 authorizing new revenue in the amount of $1,915,000 from an Interdepartmental Service Agreement with the Health Services Department and appropriating it for security services at the Contra Costa Regional Medical Center and Clinics. (All Districts)

 

Personnel Actions

 

C.35    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20157 to add one Network Technician position (unrepresented) and cancel one Departmental Personal Computer Coordinator position (unrepresented) in the Public Defender’s Office. (Costs savings) (All Districts)

 

C.36    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20129 to add one part time (26/40) Home Economist position (represented) in the Health Services Department. (Offset by reduction in temporary staff) (All Districts)

 

C.37    AMEND Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20104 which, in part, decreased the hours of one Public Health Nutritionist (represented) position from full time to part time (24/40), to correct the class title from Public Health Nutritionist to Senior Public Health Nutritionist (represented), as recommended by the Assistant County Administrator-Human Resources Director. (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    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with the Contra Costa College District to increase the payment limit to the County by $6,856 to a new payment limit of $168,916 and to change the scope of service to include the recordation of information pertaining to child enrollment, with no change in the term of July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2006.  (No County match)  (All Districts)

 

C.39    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with the California Department of Aging in the amount of $1,736 for reimbursement of costs related to the California Senior Legislature for the period January 1 through June 30, 2006.  (No County match)  (All Districts)

 

C.40    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with the Contra Costa County Office of Education to pay the County an amount not to exceed $12,000 for continuation of the Junior Health Facilitator Project in West County for the period August 21, 2006 through May 25, 2007.  (No County match)  (Districts I and II) 

 

C.41    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with the State of California Business Transportation and Housing Agency, Department of Transportation, to pay the County an amount not to exceed $170,000 for the Goods Movement and Community-Based Planning Project to fund the Community Wellness and Prevention Asthma Program for the period October 1, 2006 through June 30, 2009.  (No County match)  (All Districts)

RELISTED to future date to approve and authorize the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with the State of California Business Transportation and Housing Agency, Department of Transportation, to pay the County an amount not to exceed $170,000 for the Goods Movement and Community-Based Planning Project to fund the Community Wellness and Prevention Asthma Program for the period October 1, 2006 through June 30, 2009. 

 

C.42       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with the State Department of Health Services Office of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) to pay the County an amount not to exceed $7,005 for the AIDS Drug Assistance Program for the period July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007.  (No County match)  (All Districts) 

 

C.43    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the County Administrator, or designee, to accept a grant to the County Arts and Culture Commission from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) in the amount of $10,000 for an arts communication project, for the period January 1, 2005 to December 31, 2006. (All Districts)

 

C.44    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the County Probation Officer, or designee, to apply for and accept funding from the Corrections Standards Authority in an amount not to exceed $500,000 for a residential after care program to be known as the Community Solutions Initiative, for the period April 1, 2007 through March 31, 2008. (No County match) (All Districts)

 

C.45       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to submit an application to the California Department of Alcohol and Drug Programs, Office of Criminal Justice Collaboration for funding in an annual amount not to exceed $867,000 for the Substance Abuse Offender Treatment Program, for the period of July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2009.  (10% County General Fund match required) (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.46       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with All Health Services, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $650,000 to provide temporary medical staffing services at the detention facilities and Contra Costa Regional Medical Center and Contra Costa Health Centers for the period October 1, 2006 through September 30, 2007.  (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 14.1% County, 85.9% Patient/Third Party revenues)  (All Districts) 

 

C.47    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Omni Lingual, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $150,000 to provide over-the-phone language interpretation services to Contra Costa Health Plan patients for the period September 1, 2006 through August 31, 2007.  (Budgeted, Enterprise III: 6.1% County, 93.9% Health Plan member premiums)  (All Districts) 

 

C.48    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Nulinx International, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $72,000 to provide a customized, Internet-based computer platform for federally mandated family and child assessments for the period May 1, 2006 through April 30, 2008.  (Budgeted, 50% Federal Head Start, 50% California Department of Education)  (All Districts)

 

C.49    CORRECT Board action of June 27, 2006 (Item C.99) authorizing the Community Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with YMCA (Young Men’s Christian Association) in the amount of $108,000 for Early Head Start Program enhancement services for the period July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007, to correct the amount of the contract to $114,000.  (Budgeted, 100% Federal funds)  (All Districts)

 

C.50    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Lisa Sweet in an amount not to exceed $58,000 to provide foster parent liaison services for the period November 1, 2006 through October 31, 2007.  (Budgeted, 30% Federal Title IV-E, 70% State licensing allocation)  (All Districts)

 

C.51    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Diana E. Smith in the amount of $33,540 to provide early intervention and outreach services to substance abusing parents for the period November 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007.  (Budgeted, 50% Federal, 35% State, 15% County)  (All Districts)

 

C.52    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Daina Landez-Olivier in an amount not to exceed $45,000 to provide domestic violence liaison consultation services for the period November 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007.  (Budgeted, 100% General Fund)  (All Districts)

 

C.53    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Paul Branson in the amount of $66,673 to provide transportation coordination services for the period November 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007.  (Budgeted, 85% Federal, 15% County)  (All Districts)

 

C.54       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Desarrollo Familiar, Inc., effective October 1, 2006, to increase the payment limit by $5,000 to a new payment limit of $37,800 to provide additional Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)/Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) education and prevention services in West County with no change in the term of July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007.  (Budgeted, 100% State Department of Health Services, Office of AIDS)  (Districts I and II)

 

C.55    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with The Perinatal Council, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $632,580 to continue to provide case management services for the Black Infant Health Project for the period July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007.  (Budgeted, 100% State Department of Health Services, Maternal and Child Health Branch)  (All Districts) 

 

C.56       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Pittsburg Preschool and Community Council, Inc., effective October 1, 2006, to increase the payment limit by $5,000 to a new payment limit of $32,000 to provide additional Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)/Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) education, prevention, and outreach services, with no change in the term of July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007.  (Budgeted, 100% State Department of Health Services, Office of AIDS)  (All Districts)

 

C.57       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Neighborhood House of North Richmond, effective October 1, 2006, to increase the payment limit by $5,000 to a new payment limit of $41,000 to provide additional Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)/Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) services in West Contra Costa County with no change in the term of July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007.  (Budgeted, 100% State Department of Health Services, Office of AIDS)  (All Districts)

 

C.58    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Greater Richmond Interfaith Program, effective September 1, 2006, to increase the payment limit by $19,800 to a new payment limit of $91,717 to provide additional services including administering funds for Tobacco Prevention Project activities, with no change in the term of September 1, 2005 through August 31, 2008. (Budgeted, 62% California Endowment, 38% Francisco Foundation grants)  (All Districts)

 

C.59    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Ecology and Environment, Inc., effective September 15, 2006, to increase the payment limit by $32,100 to a new payment limit of $50,100 to provide additional emergency management services including education and preparedness training and terrorism preparedness exercises, with no change in the term of April 1, 2006 through August 31, 2007.  (Budgeted, 100% Federal Health Resources and Services Administration, National Bioterrorism Hospital Preparedness Program)  (All Districts)

 

C.60    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with STAND! Against Domestic Violence, effective September 30, 2006, to increase the payment limit by $58,896 to a new payment limit of $78,516 and to extend the term from September 30, 2006 to June 30, 2007 to continue providing domestic violence counseling services.  (Budgeted, 78% California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids, 22% Proposition 10)  (All Districts)

 

C.61    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with We Care Services for Children, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $476,283 to continue to provide wrap-around, day treatment, and mental health services for high risk, emotionally disturbed children under the age of six for the period July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007.  (Budgeted:  31% Federal Medi-Cal, 31% State Early and Periodic, Screening, Diagnostic and Treatment; 37% Proposition 10)  (All Districts)

 

C.62    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with Community Violence Solutions, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $324,173 to continue to provide Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment Program services for children who have been sexually molested or traumatized for the period July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007, including an automatic extension through December 31, 2006 in an amount not to exceed $162,086.  (Budgeted: 50% Federal Medi-Cal; 50% State Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment) (All Districts)

 

C.63    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Greater Richmond Interfaith Program, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $753,732 to continue to provide emergency shelter program services for adults for the period October 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007.  (Budgeted, 48% Federal, 27% State and Community Development Block Grants, 25% County) (All Districts) 

 

C.64    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Greater Richmond Interfaith Program, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $534,770 to provide emergency shelter program services for youth for the period October 1, 2006 through September 30, 2007.  (Budgeted, 100% Federal Department of Health and Human Services) (All Districts) 

 

C.65    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Vista Staffing Solutions, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $400,000 to continue to provide recruitment and temporary physicians for Contra Costa Regional Medical Center and Contra Costa Health Centers for the period October 1, 2006 through September 30, 2007, including a mutual indemnification and hold harmless agreement for any claim arising out of performance of this contract.  (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 14.1% County, 85.9% Patient/Third Party revenues) (All Districts)

 

C.66    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Akindele Kolade, M.D., in an amount not to exceed $1,302,500 to provide psychiatric services to patients at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center and Contra Costa Health Centers for the period November 13, 2006 through October 31, 2009.  (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 14.1% County, 85.9% Patient/Third Party revenues)  (All Districts) 

 

C.67    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Kenneth Tilly in an amount not to exceed $56,572 to continue to provide consultation and technical assistance with the Contra Costa Health Plan Quality Improvement Program for the period October 1, 2006 through March 31, 2007.  (Budgeted, Enterprise III: 6.1% County, 93.9% Health Plan member premiums)  (All Districts) 

 

C.68       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Clerk-Recorder, or designee, to execute a contract with Pitney Bowes in the amount of $657,797 for the purchase, installation, and maintenance of a system to track and process absentee ballots. (Budgeted, reimbursable under Federal Help America Vote Act and State Prop 41 Voting Modernization Bond Act) (All Districts)

 

C.69    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Human Resources Director to execute a contract amendment with Human Resource Practitioners, effective August 1, 2006, to increase the payment limit by $40,000 to a new payment limit of $168,500, and to establish a contract termination date of December 31, 2006, for consultation and technical assistance on the County’s labor relations program. (Budgeted) (All Districts)

 

C.70    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Development Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Sponamore Associates in an amount not to exceed  $166,280 to prepare an Environmental Impact Report for Creekside Memorial Park Cemetery in the Tassajara area, for the period October 10, 2006 to December 31, 2007. (100% Applicant fees) (District III)

 

C.71    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Development Director, or designee, to execute a three-year contract with Keven J. Ormiston in an amount not to exceed $414,000 to provide technical computer support and training services for the Community Development Department for the period October 16, 2006 through December 31, 2009. (Application fees) (All Districts)

RELISTED to future date to approve and authorize the Community Development Director, or designee, to execute a three-year contract with Keven J. Ormiston in an amount not to exceed $414,000 to provide technical computer support and training services for the Community Development Department for the period October 16, 2006 through December 31, 2009.

 

C.72       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the General Services Director, or designee, to reject bids from Presidential Fire Protection; Evens Brothers, Inc.; KS Kruse Plumbing; Lescure Company, Inc,; and to execute contracts with the lowest responsive and responsible bidders for the various trade services required for the Public Works Expansion Project, 255 Glacier Drive, Martinez area, and to take related actions (Project funds of $1.5 million budgeted, balance from bond proceeds):

 

Contractor                                                                                          Trade                                    Payment Limit                                 

J. Flores Construction Company, Inc.                                       Site Utilities                                        $341,866

Jos. J. Albanese, Inc.                                                                       Concrete                                             $168,000

Green Growth Industries, Inc.                                                   Landscaping                                         $77,000

Cal Door Enterprises of N. California, Inc.                              Doors                                                      $55,255

Robert Boeger Plastering                                                             Lath and Plaster                                  $89,920

Tile West, Inc.                                                                                    Tile                                                           $22,287

Carpet Dimension, Inc.                                                  Flooring                                                  $15,359

C&C Painting & Decorating                                                           Painting                                                  $39,638

GP Fire Protection                                                                           Fire Protection                                    $94,800

Contra Costa Electric, Inc.                                                             Electrical                                              $317,500

                                                                                                                                                                         $1,221,625

Leases

 

C.73       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the General Services Director, or designee, to exercise an option, effective October 1, 2006, to extend by one year the license agreement permitting the County to use the premises at 987 Rosemary Lane, Oakley area at a rate of $50 per month as a nutrition site for senior citizens in the surrounding area. (100% Health Services Department funds) (District V) (Consider with HA1)

 

Other Actions

 

C.74    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a hold harmless agreement to indemnify Pittsburg Unified School District for use of the Pittsburg High School east campus cafeteria for the Teen Age Program for September 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007.  (District V)

 

C.75    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.76    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Purchasing Agent, or designee, to purchase six vehicles on behalf of the Office of the Sheriff’s Law Enforcement Training Center to provide mandatory biennial “perishable skills training” in the form of an Emergency Vehicle Operations Course for Sheriff’s Office sworn staff. (100% County) (All Districts) (Consider with C.33)

 

C.77       ACCEPT the sixth annual report on the Probation Department programs funded through the Juvenile Justice Crime Prevention Act, as recommended by the County Probation Officer. (All Districts)

 

C.78    AUTHORIZE the Deputy Director-Redevelopment, or designee, to execute required legal documents to provide $834,000 in HOME Investment Partnership Act (HOME) funds to Antioch Eden Rivertown, LP, for the West Rivertown II affordable housing project in Antioch; FIND that the Negative Declaration prepared by the City of Antioch is adequate for purposes of compliance with the California Environmental Quality Act; and take related actions. (100% U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development) (All Districts)

 

C.79    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE an increase in the stipend for volunteer elections workers, as recommended by the Clerk-Recorder. (Registrar of Voters) (County, Federal, and elections fees) (All Districts)

 

C.80    ACCEPT report and APPROVE recommendations from the Finance Committee on current practices and procedures for purchase orders. (All Districts)

 

C.81    ACCEPT report prepared by the Employment and Human Services Department on the status of efforts to reduce the County’s food stamp error rate, and take related actions as recommended by the Internal Operations Committee.  (All Districts)

 

Redevelopment

 

C.82       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Redevelopment Director to submit applications to the Metropolitan Transportation Commission for the County portion of the Transportation for Livable Communities (TLC) Program, Countywide. (11.5% Local match from Agency Funds) (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:

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

   9:00 a.m.

See above

See above

Finance Committee

Transportation Water & Infrastructure

11-02-06

11-13-06

  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