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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 17, 2006

 

Diana Tenes, Housing Authority Board of Commissioners absent all day.

 

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

 

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

 

Inspirational Thought- “A man who dares to waste one hour of life has not discovered the value of life.”               ~ Charles Darwin

 

CONSIDER  CONSENT  ITEMS  (Items listed as C.1 through C.92 on the following agenda)  -  Items removed from this section will be considered with the Short Discussion Items.

Approved as listed except as noted: C.28

                     

HOUSING AUTHORITY CONSENT ITEMS   Approved as listed.

 

HA.1      APPROVE Emergency Action Plan for the County Housing Authority and AUTHORIZE the Executive Director to issue and implement the Plan. (No fiscal impact) (All Districts)

 

9:35 A.M.             

 

PRESENTATIONS     Approved as listed.

 

PR.1       PRESENTATION to recognize the Health Services Department - Hazardous Materials Program Response Team for winning the first place trophy at the 17th Annual Continuing Challenge Hazardous Materials Emergency Response Workshop in Sacramento, known regionally as the HazMat Olympics, as recommended by the Health Services Director. (Randy Sawyer, Health Services Department) (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 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)

ACCEPTED the report from the Employment and Human Services Director on Child Welfare Services Redesign; and REQUESTED referral to the Family and Human Services Committee for a review, and status report for the Board, on the Emancipation Program.

 

SD.3    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)

 

SD.4    As the Blackhawk Geologic Hazard Abatement District (GHAD) Board of Directors, conduct HEARING to consider adoption of Resolution No. 2006/638 approving the annexation of the Canyons at Blackhawk Territory into the Blackhawk Geologic Hazard Abatement District (GHAD) and approving the Second Amended Blackhawk GHAD Plan of Control, Danville area. (Blackhawk GHAD funds) (Dick Short, GHAD Manager) (District III)

CLOSED the hearing; and ADOPTED Resolution No. 2006/638 approving the annexation of the Canyons at Blackhawk Territory into the Blackhawk Geologic Hazard Abatement District; and approved the Second Amended Blackhawk Geologic Hazard Abatement (GHAD) Plan of Control.

 

SD.5       HEARING to adopt Resolution No. 2006/639 to approve the annexation of the Canyons at Blackhawk Territory into the Blackhawk Geologic Hazard Abatement District (GHAD), Danville area. (Blackhawk GHAD Funds) (Dick Short, GHAD Manager) (District III)

CLOSED the hearing; and ADOPTED Resolution No. 2006/639 approving the annexation of the Canyons at Blackhawk Territory into the Blackhawk Geologic Hazard Abatement District (GHAD), Danville area.

 

SD.6       HEARING on the appeal by Paul Borg of the Sheriff’s decision to remove inoperable vehicles and parts thereof from private property located at 798 Rancho La Boca Road (Assessor’s Parcel No. 365-370-005-8), Briones area. (Jim McCauley, Office of the Sheriff) (District II)

DENIED the appeal by Paul Borg of a decision by the Sheriff and APPROVED and AUTHORIZED the Sheriff, or designee, to proceed with the scheduled abatement enforcing County Ordinance 95-2 requiring the removal of inoperable vehicles or parts thereof from private property located at 798 Rancho La Boca Road (Assessor’s Parcel No. 365-370-005-8), Briones area.

 

SD.7    CONSIDER adoption of Resolution No. 2006/587 authorizing the issuance and sale of 2006-2007 Tax and Revenue Anticipation Notes (TRANs) not to exceed $145,000,000; approving the forms and distribution of a Notice of Intention to Sell, an Official Notice of Sale, a Continuing Disclosure Certificate, and an Official Statement; and authorizing the County Administrator, or designee, to award bids and to take other necessary actions to execute the sale and issuance of said Notes. (Lisa Driscoll, County Administrator's Office) (All Districts)

 

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. (William Walker, M.D., Health Services Director) (All Districts)

ACCEPTED 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.

 

D.2         PUBLIC COMMENT  (3 Minutes/Speaker)                                                 The following people spoke:

 

Mariana Moore, Contractor’s Alliance, encouraged the use of Community Based Organizations (CBO’s) in contracting, in addition to the practice of hiring employees, and urged examining the criteria for contracting employees versus outside organizations and submitted written comment pertaining to item C.40 from the Board agenda of October 17, 2006;

 

Roland Katz, Public Employees Union, Local 1, suggested the Board consider having the appropriate committee draft a policy to outline specific criteria for contracts with outside contractors versus the hiring of a County employee for those services.

 

            The following persons submitted comments via email:

 

In regard to the proposed rezoning of the property (formerly an elementary school in Pleasant Hill), currently advertised for sale:

 

Mary Rose & Richard Azzopardi, residents of Pleasant Hill;                               William and Mildred Hill;

Stuart Gilliam, resident of Pleasant Hill;                                 Juanita I. Sawchuk, , resident of Pleasant Hill;

Conness Thompson, resident of Pleasant Hill;                       [Name not submitted];

Cynthia Hudson, resident of Pleasant Hill;                             Winchee Lin,  resident of Pleasant Hill;

Gordon & Earline Napolitano, residents of Pleasant Hill;                                   N.A. Nemuchwalla, resident of Pleasant Hill

Michael & Donna Houston, residents of Pleasant Hill;      Marsh Family;

 [Name not submitted], residents of Pleasant Hill.             

             

Ron Walker, Local 1230, proposed the contract for Mr. Tandy to manage the remainder of the East Contra Costa County Reorganization Workgroup (East Contra Costa Fire Protection District), not be extended.

 

 

Closed Session

 

Supplemental Calendar of Closed Session Items

Tuesday, October 17, 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.            PUBLIC EMPLOYEE PERFORMANCE EVALUATION

                Title:  County Administrator

 

 

Adjourn in Memory of Roberta Seabury  ~

 

CONSENT ITEMS

 

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

 

Road and Transportation

 

C.1            DETERMINE that the Camino Tassajara Shoulder Widening Project is a California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Class 3 Categorical Exemption; APPROVE the project and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to advertise the project, Danville area. (50%State Transportation Improvement Program, 25% Tassajara Area of Benefit, and 25% South County Area of Benefit funds) (District III) 

 

C.2            ACCEPT Grant Deeds of Development Rights executed on September 18, 2006 from In-Shape Health Clubs, Inc., in connection with Minor Subdivision 357-313-04 in the City of Antioch to ensure payment of Drainage Area fees, and DIRECT the Real Property Division to record Grant Deeds of Development Rights, Antioch area. (No fiscal impact) (District V)

 

Engineering Services

 

C.3      DP 03-03004 (Cross-reference SD 95-07976): ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/658 accepting completion of private improvements, for project being developed by Fairfield Creekview L.P., as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.4          LP 99-02061: ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/659 accepting the relinquishment of abutter’s rights for project being developed by Loc The Bui and Janna le Bui, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Bay Point area. (District V)

 

C.5          PA 04-00017 (Cross-reference SD 95-07984): ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/660 approving the subdivision agreement (right-of-way landscaping), for project being developed by Shapell Homes, a division of Shapell Industries, Inc., a Delaware corporation, as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.6          RA 02-01142 (Cross-reference SD 00-08507): ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/661 approving the second extension of road 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.7          SD 90-07562 (Cross-reference RA 03-01145): ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/662 accepting offer of dedication-landscape easement, for project being developed by Shea Homes Limited Partnership, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Oakley area. (District V)

 

C.8          SD 02-08631: ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/663 approving the third extension of 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.9          SD 03-08717: ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/664 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.10       SD 04-08775: ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/665 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)

 

C.11       SD 04-08776: ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/666 approving the first 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.12       SD 04-08777: ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/667 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)

 

C.13       SD 04-08778: ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/668 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 Airports Director, or designee, to execute a consulting services agreement with Barnard Dunkelberg & Company in the amount of $105,264 for the Buchanan Field Airport Runway Safety Area Study, Airport Improvement Program, for the period October 1, 2006 through October 1, 2008, Pacheco area. (2.6% Airport Enterprise funds, 2.4% Caltrans, 95% Federal Aviation Administration funds) (District IV)

 

C.15       RATIFY the decision of the Blackhawk Geologic Hazard Abatement District (GHAD) General Manager to execute a contract with Condon-Johnson Associates, Inc., in the amount of $758,164 for the stabilization of the landslide located on the north slope below Eagle Ridge Place within the properties of 81 and 60 Eagle Ridge Place, and AUTHORIZE the Blackhawk GHAD General Manager to execute contract change orders as may be required up to 10% of the contract, Danville area. (Blackhawk GHAD funds) (District III)

 

C.16       RATIFY the decision of the Blackhawk Geologic Hazard Abatement District (GHAD) General Manager to execute a contract with Farallon Geographics, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $37,600 to provide asset management information and consulting services to the Blackhawk GHAD for the period September 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007, Danville area. (Blackhawk GHAD funds) (District III)

 

C.17    RATIFY the decision of the Canyon Lakes Geologic Hazard Abatement District (GHAD) General Manager to execute a contract with Farallon Geographics, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $26,400 to provide asset management information and consulting services to the Canyon Lakes GHAD for the period August 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007, San Ramon area. (Canyon Lakes GHAD funds) (District III)

 

C.18       APPROVE the conveyance of a waterline and electrical conduit easement rights to Dublin San Ramon Services District/East Bay Municipal Utility District Recycled Water Authority (DERWA), pursuant to Government Code Section 25526.6; APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute the Real Property Sales Agreement in the amount of $10,900 with DERWA; AUTHORIZE the Chair, Board of Supervisors, to execute the Grant of Easement, San Ramon area. (Southern Pacific Right Of Way (SPRW) Trust Fund revenue) (District III)

 

C.19    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Chair, Board of Supervisors, as governing board of the Flood Control and Water Conservation District, to execute a standard Drainage Fee Collection, Right-of-Way, and Maintenance Agreement with Contra Costa County for Drainage Areas 8, 9, 10, 13, 16, 19A, 29G, 29J, 30B, 30C, 33A, 33B, 33C, 37A, 40A, 44B, 46, 47, 48B, 48C, 48D, 55, 56, 57, 62, 67, 72, 73, 76, 87, 88, 89, 101A, 104, 105, 106, 107, 108, 109, and 127, effective October 17, 2006, and continuing until project completion, Countywide. (Drainage Area Fees) (All Districts) (Consider with C.20)

 

Special Districts & County Airports

 

C.20    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Chair, Board of Supervisors, or designee, to execute a standard Drainage Fee Collection, Right-of-Way, and Maintenance Agreement with the Contra Costa County Flood Control and Water Conservation District for Drainage Areas 8, 9, 10, 13, 16, 19A, 29G, 29J, 30B, 30C, 33A, 33B, 33C, 37A, 40A, 44B, 46, 47, 48B, 48C, 48D, 55, 56, 57, 62, 67, 72, 73, 76, 87, 88, 89, 101A, 104, 105, 106, 107, 108, 109, and 127, effective October 17, 2006, and continuing until project completion, Countywide. (Drainage Area Fees) (All Districts) (Consider with C.19)

 

Statutory Actions

 

C.21       DECLARE certain ordinances duly published. (All Districts)

 

Claims, Collections & Litigation

 

C.22    DENY claims by Geraldine G. Cuevas; Mark Kauzer; and Johnyar Thiere Horrell. (All Districts)

 

C.23    RECEIVE report concerning the final settlement of Richard McCampbell vs. Contra Costa County, and AUTHORIZE payment from the Workers’ Compensation Trust Fund in the amount of $50,000 less permanent disability advances, as recommended by the County Administrator. (100% Worker’s Compensation Trust Fund) (All Districts)

 

Honors & Proclamations

 

C.24       ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/608 recognizing Lead Poisining Prevention Week (October 22, 2006 through October 28, 2006) in Contra Costa County, as recommended by the Health Services Director. (All Districts)

 

C.25       ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/581 declaring October 22, 2006 as “Arts and Culture Recognition Day in Contra Costa County”, as recommended by the Arts and Culture Commission of Contra Costa County (AC5). (All Districts)

 

Ordinances

 

C.26    ADOPT Ordinance No. 2006-66, introduced October 10, 2006, to prohibit smoking in specified locations, as recommended by the Family and Human Services Committee. (All Districts)

 

C.27    ADOPT Ordinance No. 2006-65 governing cable systems operating under new or renewed franchises in the unincorporated area of the County and DETERMINE that the ordinance adoption is exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act pursuant to CEQA Guideline section 15061(b)(3); APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Chair, Board of Supervisors, to execute the Cable Franchise Renewal Agreement with COMCAST; APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the County Administrator, or designee, to execute the side letter with COMCAST; and AUTHORIZE related actions. (All Districts)

 

C.28    ADOPT 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), as recommended by the Community Development Director. (All Districts)

SET Adoption for October 24, 2006 of 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), with amendments to clarify procedures for complying with the ordinance and executing inclusionary housing agreements

 

Appointments & Resignations

 

C.29       APPROVE the medical staff providers recommended by the Contra Costa Health Plan Credentialing Committee on September 12, 2006. (All Districts)

 

C.30       DECLARE vacant the Environmental Engineering Firm seat on the Hazardous Materials Commission due to resignation, and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy, as recommended by the Hazardous Materials Commission. (All Districts)

 

C.31       DECLARE vacant the District III seat on the Contra Costa County Emergency Medical Care Committee held by Patricia Barron due to resignation and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy, as recommended by Supervisor Piepho. (District III)

 

C.32       DECLARE vacant the District III seat on the Arts and Culture Commission of Contra Costa County previously held by Roberta Seabury due to resignation and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy, as recommended by Supervisor Piepho. (District III)

 

C.33       RE-APPOINT Elizabeth Williams-Thomas and Gerald Williams to the Human Relations Commission, as recommended by the Commission. (All Districts)

 

C.34       ACCEPT resignations of Erica Peng (Appointee 1) and Wendi Gosliner (Appointee 2) from the County Service Area R-9 (El Sobrante area) Citizens Advisory Committee; APPOINT Judith Ward to the Alternate 1 seat and move her to the Appointee 1 seat; and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post vacancies in the for the Alternate 1 and Appointee 2 seats, as recommended by Supervisor Gioia.  (District I) 

 

Appropriation Adjustments  - 2006/2007 FY

 

C.35       Employment and Human Services (0502):  APPROVE Appropriations and Revenue Adjustment No. 5008 authorizing new revenue in the amount of $759,485 from the State Department of Social Services and allocating it to the Children and Family Services Child Welfare Program to fund ten Social Casework Specialist positions. (All Districts)

 

C.36       Employment and Human Services (0503): APPROVE Appropriations and Revenue Adjustment No. 5009 authorizing new revenue in the amount of $165,321 from the State Department of Health Services and allocating it to the Aging and Adult Services In-Home Supportive Services and Medi-Cal programs to fund one Eligibility Work Supervisor and two Eligibility Work Specialist positions.  (All Districts)

 

C.37       Agriculture (0335)/General Services (0063): APPROVE Appropriations and Revenue Adjustment No. 5000 authorizing new revenue in the amount of $146,405 from State Aid for Agriculture and appropriate it for personnel and operating expenses; AUTHORIZE transfer of appropriations in the amount of $19,500 from Agriculture to Fleet Services for the purchase of one vehicle for the Pest Surveillance Canine Team Program. (All Districts)

 

Intergovernmental Relations

 

C.38    SUPPORT Proposition 1A, “Transportation Funding Protection Legislative Constitutional Amendment,” which would amend the State Constitution to further limit the conditions under which the Proposition 42 transfer of gasoline sales tax revenues for transportation uses can be suspended, as recommended by the County Administrator’s Office. (All Districts)

 

C.39    SUPPORT Proposition 1B, “The Highway Safety, Traffic Reduction, Air Quality, and Port Security Bond Act of 2006,” which would authorize the state to issue approximately $20 billion of general obligation bonds to fund transportation projects to relieve congestion, improve the movement of goods, improve air quality, and enhance the safety and security of the transportation system, as recommended by the County Administrator’s Office. (All Districts)

 

Personnel Actions

 

C.40       ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20146 to add positions to the Mental Health Division of the Health Services Department (Budgeted, 100% Proposition 63 funds) (All Districts):

               

Class                                                                                                                          Type                        Quantity

            Mental Health Program Supervisor (unrepresented)                           Full time                               2

            Clerk-Experienced Level (represented)                                                     Full time                               2

            Clerk-Experienced Level (represented)                                                     Part time (20/40)              1

            Mental Health Clinical Specialist (represented)                                       Full time                               5

            Family Nurse Practitioner (represented)                                                   Full time                               1

            Registered Nurse-Advanced Level (represented)                                 Full time                               1

            Mental Health Community Support Worker I (represented)            Full time                               5

Mental Health Community Support Worker II (represented)           Full time                               1             

Patient Financial Services Specialist (represented)                                                Full time                               1

            Patient Financial Services Supervisor (represented)                             Full time                               1

            Health Services Planner/Evaluator-Level B (unrepresented)            Full time                               1

            Administrative Analyst (unrepresented)                                                   Full time                               1

            Utilization Review Coordinator (unrepresented)                                   Full time                               1

            Medical Staff Physician (exempt)                                                                 Part time (10/40)              1

            Medical Staff Physician (exempt)                                                                 Full time                               3

 

C.41    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20151 to cancel three Senior Structural Engineer (unrepresented) positions in the Building Inspection Department. (Cost savings) (All Districts)

 

C.42    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20155 to add one Clerk-Specialist Level (represented) position and add two Clerk-Experienced Level (represented) positions in the Building Inspection Department. (100% Permit fees) (All Districts)

 

C.43    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20154 to add one Structural Engineer-Building Inspection (unrepresented) position in the Building Inspection Department. (100% Plan check fees) (All Districts)

 

C.44    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20153 to add one Senior Grading Inspector (represented) position in the Building Inspection Department. (100% Permit fees) (All Districts)

 

C.45    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution 20152 to add one Senior Building Plan Checker (represented) position in the Building Inspection Department. (Budgeted; 100% Plan check fees) (All Districts)

 

C.46    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20150 to add one Driver Clerk (represented) position in the Library. (Budgeted) (All Districts)

 

C.47    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20160 to add one Print and Mail Services Supervisor (unrepresented); cancel one Recycle and Work Program Supervisor, and abandon the class of Recycle and Work Program Supervisor (unrepresented) in the General Services Department. (Cost savings) (All Districts)

 

C.48    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20130 to add one Sergeant (represented) position in the Sheriff’s Office. (100% Reimbursement by City of Oakley)

 

C.49    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20140 to establish the classes of Forensic Analyst- Project (exempt) and Criminalistics Lab Aide-Project (represented) and allocate them to the Salary Schedule; add one Forensic Analyst-Project (exempt) position and add one  Criminalist Lab Aide-Project (represented) position in the Office of the Sheriff. (100% Federal funds) (All Districts)

 

Grants & Contracts

 

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

 

C.50    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to apply for and accept Healthy Marriage Initiative funding from the Department of Health and Human Services Administration for Children and Families in the amount of $2,910,267 for implementation of the San Francisco Bay Area Family Strengthening Initiative for the period January 1 through December 31, 2007. (No County match) (All Districts)

 

C.51       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to apply for funding from the San Francisco Foundation in an amount not to exceed $25,000 for the Teen Navigator Project conducted by the TeenAge Program for the period January 1 through December 31, 2007. (No County match) (All Districts)

 

C.52       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with the State Department of Health Services to pay the County an amount not to exceed $423,645 for the Immunization Assistance Program for the period July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007, including a mutual indemnification and hold harmless agreement for any claims arising out of the performance of this contract. (No County match) (All Districts) 

 

C.53       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. ($29,500 In-Kind County match, Budgeted) (All Districts)

 

C.54    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Sheriff-Coroner, or designee to execute a contract with the San Ramon Valley School District to provide law enforcement services at special events and other functions for the period September 1, 2006 and continuing until terminated by either party. (100% Reimbursement) (All Districts)

 

C.55    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a Project Agreement and Work Program with the County Redevelopment Agency in the amount of $100,000 for preliminary engineering and survey work related to the Contra Costa Centre Shortcut Path project. (No General Fund Impact) (District IV) (Consider with C.93)

 

C.56       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Sheriff-Coroner, or designee, to apply for and execute a contract to accept funding from the State Office of Emergency Services in an amount not to exceed $330,000 to provide funding for participation in the California Multijurisdictional Methamphetamine Enforcement Team for the period October 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007. (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.57       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Gurmeet Singh to increase the payment limit by $15,000 to a new payment limit of $60,000 and to extend the term from October 25, 2006 to February 28, 2007 to provide additional administrative and program services to the West County Volunteer and Emergency Services Program.  (Budgeted, 40% Federal, 40% State, 20% County)  (Districts I and II)

 

C.58       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Ella Stevenson to increase the payment limit by $15,900 to a new payment limit of $79,235 and to extend the term from October 31, 2006 to February 28, 2007 to provide additional services to the West County Volunteer and Emergency Services Program Ready-to-Work Clothes Closet. (Budgeted, 40% Federal, 40% State, 20% County) (Districts I and II)

 

C.59       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Gina Baker in the amount of $38,189 to provide employment placement services for the period November 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007. (Budgeted, 85% Federal, 15% County) (All Districts)

 

C.60       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Mark Mithaiwala in the amount of $38,189 to provide employment placement services for the period November 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007. (Budgeted, 85% Federal, 15% County) (All Districts)

 

C.61       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Penny Williams in the amount of $32,362 to continue 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.62       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Cheryl Orr in the amount of $35,303 to continue 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.63       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Nadiri Jumoke in the amount of $35,982 to continue 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.64       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Steve Gray in the amount of $41,496 to continue to provide domestic violence liaison services for the period November 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007. (Budgeted, 100% General Fund) (All Districts)

 

C.65    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with German Martinez in the amount of $29,214 to continue to provide liaison services to families at risk of entering the Children and Family Services system to link them to community-based case management services to improve family functioning and overall child well-being in the Monument Corridor area for the period November 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007.  (Budgeted, 100% State) (District IV)

 

C.66    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Patrick Harrington in an amount not to exceed $161,000 to provide data collection, data analysis, and evaluation of performance outcomes for Child Welfare Redesign for the period October 1, 2006 through September 30, 2007. (Budgeted, 100% Federal) (All Districts)

 

C.67    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Carl Herron in an amount not to exceed $107,000 to continue to provide data collection and reporting for Child Welfare Redesign for the period November 1, 2006 through October 31, 2007. (Budgeted, 50% Federal, 50% State) (All Districts)

 

C.68       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Veronica Bushnell in the amount of $29,214 to continue to provide liaison services to families at risk of entering the Children and Family Services system to link them to community-based case management services to improve family functioning and overall child well-being in the North Richmond, Iron Triangle and San Pablo areas for the period November 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007. (Budgeted, 100% State) (District I)

 

C.69       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Judith Knittel in an amount not to exceed $55,000 to continue to provide family outreach mentor training and support network development services to families and children involved in the Child Welfare System for the period November 1, 2006 through October 31, 2007.  (Budgeted, 100% Federal) (All Districts)

 

C.70       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with California Consulting, Inc., effective September 1, 2006, to increase the payment limit by $55,825 to a new payment limit of $105,325 to provide additional consultation and facilitation services to Children and Family Services to update its System Improvement Plan, with no change in the term of July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007. (Budgeted 100% State) (All Districts)

 

C.71       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Joel Flamand in the amount of $53,535 to continue to provide transportation and operational services support for the period November 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007. (Budgeted, 85% Federal, 15% County) (All Districts)

 

C.72       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with RHD Healthcare Consulting, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $147,500 to provide professional consultation and technical assistance with regard to compliance with Medicare and Medi-Cal regulations covering reimbursement for patient services and to ensure compliance with HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) privacy regulations 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.73       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with Family Stress Center, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $750,000 to continue to provide therapeutic behavioral services to children ages 0-21 who participate in the Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment Supplemental Specialty Mental Health Program for the period July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007, including an automatic extension through December 31, 2007 in an amount not to exceed $350,000. (Budgeted:  50% Federal Medi-Cal; 47% State Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment; 3% Mental Health Realignment) (All Districts) 

 

C.74    RATIFY purchase of services from Jay Mahler, and AUTHORIZE the County Auditor-Controller to pay $985 outstanding balance for consultation and technical assistance with consumer input into mental health programs provided during the period July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2006.  (100% Mental Health Realignment)  (All Districts)

 

C.75    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Laura Ing to extend the term from October 31 to December 31, 2006 with no change in the payment limit of $93,820, to continue to provide liaison services for Assembly Bill 3632 programs and designated school programs. (Budgeted, 100% Individuals with Disabilities Education Act) (All Districts)

 

C.76    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with Early Childhood Mental Health Program, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $1,029,000 to continue to provide school-based day treatment and mental health services for the period July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007, including an automatic extension through December 31, 2007 in an amount not to exceed $514,500. (Budgeted: 50% Federal Medi Cal; 48% State Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment; 2% Mental Health Realignment) (All Districts)

 

C.77    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Susan Regal (dba God’s Grace), effective October 15, 2006, to increase the payment limit by $21,600 to a new payment limit of $129,900 to provide additional augmented board and care services to County-referred mentally disordered clients, with no change in the term of July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007. (Budgeted, 100% Mental Health Realignment) (All Districts)

 

C.78       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Berg Senior Living Services, LLC (dba Concord Royale), effective November 1, 2006, to increase the payment limit by $2,400 to a new payment limit of $53,400 to provide additional augmented board and care services to County-referred mentally disordered clients, with no change in the term of July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007. (Budgeted, 100% Mental Health Realignment) (All Districts)

 

C.79       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Pacific Urology, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $275,000 to continue to provide professional urology services at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center and Contra Costa Health Centers for the period November 1, 2006 through October 31, 2009. (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 14.1% County, 85.9% Patient/Third Party revenues) (All Districts) 

 

C.80       ACKNOWLEDGE receipt of notice from James O. Gemmer, M.D., requesting termination of the contract to provide orthopedic services at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center and Contra Costa Health Centers, effective at the close of business December 31, 2006. (Enterprise I: 14.1% County, 85.9% Patient/Third Party revenues) (All Districts) 

 

C.81       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Patricia Carson Sussman in an amount not to exceed $101,922 to continue to provide consultation and technical assistance including evaluation, analysis, and organizational development services for Contra Costa Health Plan projects and long term care integration for the period October 1, 2006 through September 30, 2007. (Budgeted, Enterprise III: 6.1% County, 93.9% Health Plan member premiums) (All Districts) 

 

C.82       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a cancellation agreement with Judith A. Louro, effective at close of business on September 14, 2006; and to execute a new contract with Judith A. Louro (dba Judith A. Louro Consulting) in an amount not to exceed $113,898 to provide consulting services with regard to various Contra Costa Health Plan Committees for the period September 15, 2006 through September 30, 2007. (Budgeted, Enterprise III: 6.1% County, 93.9% Health Plan member premiums) (All Districts)

 

C.83    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the County Administrator, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with George Scott Tandy, effective August 31, 2006, to increase the payment limit by $69,431 to a new payment limit of $105,660 and extend the term from August 31, 2006 to March 31, 2007 to continue management consultation services to the Emergency Public Safety Radio System Replacement Project and the East Contra Costa Fire District Master Plan. (100% General Fund) (All Districts)

 

C.84    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Development Director, or designee, to execute a 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)

 

Other Actions

 

C.85       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a non-financial residency training agreement with Children’s Hospital Medical Center of Northern California to provide clinical experience for family practice residents of Contra Costa Regional Medical Center and Contra Costa Health Centers for the period July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007. (All Districts)

 

C.86       ACCEPT Annual Report from the Public Law Library Board of Trustees, as recommended by the County Administrator. (All Districts)

 

C.87    DECLARE as surplus and AUTHORIZE the Purchasing Agent, or designee, to dispose of specified vehicles and equipment no longer needed for public use, as recommended by the General Services Director. (No fiscal impact) (All Districts)

 

C.88    ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/669 approved by the Retirement Board, which establishes the retirement plan contribution rates for employers and employees effective July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008, as recommended by the County Administrator’s Office. (All Districts)

 

C.89       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.90    ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/670 approving appointments in lieu of election for specified offices on the November 7, 2006 General Election ballots, as recommended by the Clerk-Recorder. (All Districts)

 

C.91    AUTHORIZE the Auditor-Controller's Office to pay expenses associated with the Human Relations Commission's "Bridging the Gap" award ceremony and dinner, amount not to exceed $4500, as well as expenditures of $357 associated with the Middle School Art Contest, as recommended by the County Administrator. (All Districts)

 

Redevelopment Agency

 

C.92    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Redevelopment Director to execute a Project Agreement and Work Program with Contra Costa County in the amount of $100,000 for preliminary engineering and survey work related to the Contra Costa Centre Shortcut Path Project. (No General Fund Impact) (District IV) (Consider with C.55)

 

 

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

11-06-06

11-06-06

  Cancelled

  10:30 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