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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 24, 2006

 

 

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

 

10:00 A.M.            Call to order and opening ceremonies.

 

Inspirational Thought - “True prosperity is the result of well placed confidence in ourselves and our fellow man.” ~ Benjamin Burt

 

CONSIDER  CONSENT  ITEMS  (Items Listed as numbers C.1 though C.89 on the following agenda)  -  Items removed from this section will be considered with the Short Discussion Items.

Approved as listed except as noted:  C.1, C.51, C.85

                     

HOUSING AUTHORITY CONSENT ITEMS             Approved as listed

 

HA.1      ACCEPT the Investment Report for the Housing Authority of the County of Contra Costa for the quarter ending September 30, 2006 as required by Senate Bill 564, as recommended by the Housing Authority Executive Director. (All Districts)

 

10:05 A.M.           

 

PRESENTATIONS             Approved as listed

 

PR.1       PRESENTATION to adopt Resolution No. 2006/627 proclaiming October 22-28, 2006 as “Friends and Foundations of the Library Week in Contra Costa County”, as recommended by the Librarian. (Susan LaPat, County Library) (All Districts)

 

PR.2       PRESENTATION to adopt Resolution No. 2006/675 recognizing Alan Smith for being selected to receive the 2006 California Library Association’s President’s Award, as recommended by Supervisor DeSaulnier. (Supervisor DeSaulnier) (District IV)

 

PR.3       ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/679 proclaiming November 5-11, 2006, as "Animal Shelter Appreciation Week in Contra Costa County”, as recommended by the Animal Services Department. (Glenn Howell, Animal Services Director) (All Districts)

 

10:20 A.M.           

 

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

 

SD.1    CONSIDER any Consent Items previously removed.

 

SD.2    HEARING to consider adoption of Ordinances No. 2006-61 and 2006-62 establishing Subregional Transportation Mitigation Program (STMP) fees to fund the revised STMP for the West Contra Costa Transportation Advisory Committee; and approval of the Development Program Report, approval of related actions, West County area. (No General Fund impact) (Julie Bueren, Public Works Department) (Districts I and II)  

CONDUCTED a public hearing to consider adoption of two Ordinances:  No. 2006-61 and 2006-62, substantially in the form to adopt fees to fund 11 projects (8 transit/pedestrian projects and 3 major thoroughfare projects) in the revised Subregional Transportation Mitigation Fee (STMP) program and WAIVED reading; APPROVED the October 2, 2006, Development Program Report pertaining to STMP fees for major thoroughfare projects; ADOPTED Ordinance No. 2006-61 repealing Ordinance No. 20061-21 and establishing STMP fees for the 8 transit/pedestrian projects in the STMP; ADOPTED Ordinance No. 2006-62, establishing fees for the 3 major thoroughfare projects in the STMP; DIRECTED the Director of Public Works and the Auditor-Controller to establish a separate trust fund for the revenues collected for the 8 transit/pedestrian STMP projects (Ordinance No. 2006-61) in addition to the existing Fund No. 8286 RS83 which will be used for the fee revenues collected for the 3 major thoroughfare STMP projects (Ordinance No. 2006-62), and the Treasurer to invest said monies with interest to accrue in the trust fund account; and DIRECTED the Public Works Department and the Department of Community Department to review the fee schedule every July 1 the STMP fees are in effect, and to adjust for the effects of inflation or deflation as described in the said Ordinances.

 

SD.3    HEARING to consider adopting Resolution No. 2006/586 to create Zone 2604 (Martinez) in County Service Area (CSA) P-6 and authorize an election for police service taxes, and adopting Ordinance No. 2006-68 to be presented for approval of the voters of Zone 2604/CSA P-6 by a January 9, 2007 mail ballot election on fees for a Police Services District for Subdivision 038744. (Dennis Barry, Community Development Director) (District II)

ADOPTED Resolution No. 2006/586 authorizing an election for Zone 2604 in County Service Area P-6; ADOPTED Ordinance No. 2006-68 establishing a fee for Police Service District for SD038744; and DIRECTED the County Clerk to conduct the election required by Government Code Section 5397 by mail ballot pursuant to Code Section 4000, to be held on the earliest date permitted by law (January 9, 2007).

 

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

 

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

 

 James Jardine, regarding improper construction inspections on new homes by County Building Inspection Department.

 

The following people submitted comments via e-mail:

                              Sue Hilbun, Martinez resident urging the Board to consider some leniency on the recent Smoking Ordinance;

 

And with comments urging the Board not to use the Pleasant Hill Elementary School property for more housing, but requested site zoning for educational and recreational purposes:

Danielle Mitchell;                                               Aleeta Slattery, resident of Pleasant Hill;

Anonymous;                                                                           Michael and Jennifer Canney, residents of Pleasant Hill;

Susan Alalen, resident of Pleasant Hill;                      Joanna Meads, resident of Pleasant Hill;

Janet Pape, resident of Pleasant Hill;                        Mike and Cynthia Shim, residents of Pleasant Hill;

Thom Le, resident of Pleasant Hill;                                 Mr. And Mrs. Manuel Moreno, residents of Pleasant Hill;

Catherine F. Kelly, resident of Pleasant Hill;                          Eric E. Worrell, resident of Pleasant Hill;

Donald Pierce, resident of Pleasant Hill;                              Vangie Jordan, resident of Pleasant Hill;

Dani Yarnell, resident of Pleasant Hill;                                  Fred and Enevy Leach, residents of Pleasant Hill.

 

 

D.2         CONSIDER accepting report from the County Administrator on preliminary close-out figures for Fiscal Year 2005/06. (John Cullen, County Administrator) (All Districts)

 

APPROVED Health Services Department recommendations on strategies to reduce childhood obesity, as recommended by the Family and Human Services Committee with following amendments:

               

1.     ADOPTED a policy of promoting recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and  Prevention and the National Institutes of Health against child obesity;

 

2.     DIRECTED the Health Services Department (HSD) to support public school districts within Contra Costa County as they develop and implement federally required school wellness policies;

 

3.            DIRECTED HSD to research and evaluate policies to guide the display of nutritional information at point of purchase for retail food and beverage  establishments having 20 or more locations nationally and to solicit community,  stakeholder, and public health input on this issue, and to report findings back to Family and Human Services Committee in a timely manner; ADDED: Continue to seek out input from the California Restaurant Association and other individual representatives of the Restaurant industry in Contra Costa County;

 

4.            DIRECTED HSD to offer technical assistance, support and encouragement to park and recreation facilities that want to voluntarily eliminate provision of soft drink and junk food and replace with healthy alternative;

5.            DIRECTED HSD to support staff at after school programs that want to voluntarily provide healthy food options, physical education, and equipment for active play; and to provide lists of low-cost healthy snacks and training to after-school staff for activities that promote physical activity;

6.            DIRECTED HSD to offer training to medical providers on standards of practice that focus on effective patient education and counseling to prevent and treat childhood obesity; and to provide or refer patients to appropriate health education programs as available.

7.            DIRECTED HSD to provide information to all schools and day care providers in Contra Costa  County about the benefits of participating in available federal school meal programs (including the School Breakfast Program, National School Lunch Program [including after-school snacks], Summer Food Service Program, Fruit and Vegetable Snack Program, and Child and Adult Care Food Program [including suppers]).

8.            DIRECTED HSD to work with community partners to promote nutrition education for children age 0-5 and to make a formal presentation to the First 5 Contra Costa Children and Families Commission regarding childhood obesity; and to work with Community Services Department to review menus for children age 0-5 in the Head Start and Early Head Start programs in order to promote good nutrition and health; ADDED: Work with Welcome Home Baby and other Home visiting programs;

 

9.            DIRECTED HSD to offer technical assistance and support to all school districts in Contra Costa County that are interested in exploring discontinuing exclusive soft drink and fast food contracts as they expire, establishing alternative funding streams, and providing healthy food and beverages on school campuses.

 

10.          DIRECTED HSD to report to the Board of Supervisors on progress in six months, including any further recommendations.

 

D.3      CONSIDER approving Health Services Department recommendations on strategies to reduce childhood obesity, as recommended by the Family and Human Services Committee.  (Supervisor DeSaulnier) (All Districts)

 

D.4         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)

 

Closed Session

 

1:15 P.M.

 

D.5         HEARING on an appeal by Bruce and Dale Springer of the San Ramon Valley Regional Planning Commission's decision to deny special events in conjunction with the approval of the land use permit for a winery and olive oil mill located at 1090 Victorine Road in the north Livermore area. (County File LP042118) (Aruna Bhat, Community Development Department) (District III)

 

CLOSED the public hearing on an appeal by Bruce and Dale Springer of the San Ramon Valley Regional Planning Commission's decision to deny special events in conjunction with the approval of the land use permit for a winery and olive oil mill located at 1090 Victorine Road in the north Livermore area; ADOPTED the Negative Declaration prepared for the project, finding that it is adequate and was prepared consistent with State and County CEQA Guidelines; UPHELD the San Ramon Valley Regional Planning Commission’s approval of the land use permit with conditions that prohibit special events and DENIED WITHOUT PREJUDICE the appeal by Dale and Bruce Springer; ADOPTED the findings of the San Ramon Valley Regional Planning Commission as contained in Resolution No. 22-2006 as the basis of the decision; and DIRECTED the Community Development to file a Notice of Determination with the County Clerk.

 

 

Supplemental Calendar of Closed Session Items

Board Chambers Room 107 and Room 101
 9:30 a.m. and thereafter

 

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))

Spence v. Contra Costa County, C.C.C. Superior Court No. C 03-020656 

 

 

Adjourn to the Contra Costa County Mayor’s Conference Meeting

6:00 p.m., November 2, 2006, Contra Costa Country Club, 801 Golf Club Road, Pleasant Hill


 

CONSENT ITEMS

 

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

 

Road and Transportation

 

C.1      ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/681 accepting as complete the contracted work performed by California Pavement Maintenance Co., Inc., for the 2006 Slurry Seal Project, as recommended by the Public Works Director, El Sobrante, Walnut Creek, and  Bay Point areas. (Proposition 42 funds) (Districts I, II, and V)

CORRECTED TO READ: To adopt Resolution No. 2006/681 2006/680 accepting as complete the contracted work performed by California Pavement Maintenance Co., Inc., for the 2006 Slurry Seal Project, as recommended by the Public Works Director, El Sobrante, Walnut Creek, and Bay Point areas.

 

C.2        APPROVE plans and specifications; AWARD and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a contract in the amount of $210,969 to W. Bradley Electric, Inc., the lowest responsive and responsible bidder for the Appian Way at La Paloma Road Traffic Signal Project, El Sobrante area. (Richmond/El Sobrante Area of Benefit funds) (District I)

 

C.3      APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Ove Arup and Partners California, Ltd. (ARUP), effective October 25, 2006, to increase the payment limit by $147,170 to a new payment limit of $1,111,150 for design services for the Iron Horse Trail Pedestrian/Bicycle Overcrossing over Treat Boulevard, Pleasant Hill area. (Redevelopment Agency funds) (District IV)

 

Engineering Services

 

C.4          DA 04-00036 (Cross-reference SD 99-08381): ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/681 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, Danville area. (District III)

 

C.5          RA 02-01127 (Cross-reference SD 95-07976): ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/682 amending the road improvement agreement for S. Bollinger Canyon Road Alternative B, for project being developed by Windemere BLC Land Company, LLC, as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.6          RA 02-01127 (Cross-reference SD 95-07976): ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/683 amending the road improvement agreement for S. Bollinger Canyon Road acquisition of off-site right-of-way, for project being developed by Windemere BLC Land Company, LLC, as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.7          RA 02-01135 (Cross-reference SD 95-07984): ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/684 accepting completion of landscape improvements for subdivision agreement (right-of-way landscaping) for project being developed by Shapell Industries of Northern California, a division of Shapell Industries, Inc., a Delaware corporation, as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.8          RA 02-01139 (Cross-reference SD 95-07984): ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/685 accepting completion of landscape improvements for subdivision agreement (right-of-way landscaping) for project being developed by Shapell Industries of Northern California, a division of Shapell Industries, Inc., a Delaware corporation, as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.9          RA 03-01148 (Cross-reference SD 95-7984): ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/686 accepting completion of landscape improvements for subdivision agreement (right-of-way landscaping) for project being developed by Shapell Industries of Northern California, a division of Shapell Industries, Inc., a Delaware corporation, as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.10       RA 04-01158 (Cross-reference SD 99-08381): ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/687 accepting completion of improvements for Camino Tassajara Road Widening Project, for project being developed by Shapell Industries of Northern California, a division of Shapell Industries, Inc., a Delaware corporation, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Danville area. (District III)

 

C.11       RA 06-01219 (Cross-reference SD 99-08306): ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/688 approving the road improvement agreement for Sweet Violet Drive, Cinnamon Ridge Road, South Wedgewood Road, and Persimmon Road, for project being developed by Shapell Homes, a division of Shapell Industries, Inc., a Delaware corporation,  as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.12       SD 98-08134: ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/689 accepting completion of improvements for Heatherland Drive, Satinleaf Court, and Satinleaf Way, 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.13       SD 99-08381:      ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/690 accepting completion of improvements for Lusitano Street, Angora Court, Damini Court, and Cashmere Street, for project being developed by Shapell Homes, a division of Shapell Industries, Inc., a Delaware corporation, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Danville area. (District III)

 

C.14       SD 06-8930: ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/691 approving the subdivision agreement (right-of-way landscaping) for project being developed by Windemere BLC Land Company, LLC, as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.15       SD 05-08943: ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/692 approving the final map and subdivision agreement for project being developed by Shapell Homes, a division of Shapell Industries, Inc., a Delaware corporation, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Danville area. (District III)

 

C.16       SD 06-09054: ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/693 approving the final map for project being developed by M Central, LLC, as recommended by the Public Works Director, North Richmond area. (District I)

 

Special Districts & County Airports

 

C.17    ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/694 accepting as complete the contracted work performed by FANFA, Inc., for the 2006 Grayson Creek Channel Excavation Project, as recommended by the Chief Engineer, Flood Control and Water Conservation District, Concord area. (Flood Control Zone 3B funds) (District IV)

 

C.18       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Chief Engineer, Flood Control and Water Conservation District, or designee, on behalf of the Contra Costa Clean Water Program, to execute a contract amendment with Philip Williams and Associates, Ltd., effective October 24, 2006, to increase the payment limit by $82,000 to a new payment limit of $481,000 and extend the term from December 31, 2006 to June 30, 2007, for consulting services for the Hydrograph Modification Plan, Countywide. (Cities and County Stormwater Utility Fee assessments) (All Districts)

 

Claims, Collections & Litigation

 

C.19    DENY claims by MV Transportation, Inc., by: Pam Schumacher; All State Indemnity Company for Julie Steffen; Gregory and Charlene McHugh; Robert W. Holmes; Melvin M. Lipsett; Frank Belleci and Sylvia Belleci; Donald C. McMillen, Jr.; Fan Qianming; Thomas Thibault; Edward D Plaza and Ginger Lopez; Kerry Booker; Thurman Dias-Martin; Rhonda R. Gregory; and amended claim by Pamela S. Richardson and Donald C. McMillen, Jr. (All Districts)

 

C.20    RECEIVE report concerning the final settlement of Sandra Mitchell vs. Contra Costa County and AUTHORIZE payment from the Workers’ Compensation Trust Fund in the amount of $56,500, less permanent disability advances, as recommended by the County Administrator’s Office. (All Districts)

 

Hearing Dates

 

C.21       ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/695 accepting the Final Engineer’s Report for County Service Area L-100, Minor Subdivision 04-0025 declaring the intent to levy and collect assessments and fixing a public hearing for December 12, 2006 to adopt the proposed annual assessments and complete public noticing, as recommended by the Public Works Director, El Sobrante area.  (County Service Area L-100 funds) (District I)

 

C.22    ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/696 accepting the Final Engineer’s Report for County Service Area L-100, Subdivision 97-8100, declaring the intent to levy and collect assessments and fixing a public hearing for December 12, 2006 to adopt the proposed annual assessments and complete public noticing, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Walnut Creek area. (County Service Area L-100 funds) (District IV)

 

Honors & Proclamations

 

C.23    ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/674 honoring Tim Argenti, General Manager for Allied Waste Disposal, for his outstanding leadership in developing a successful management team, and for his work in cultivating relationships with employees and union members, as recommended by Supervisor DeSaulnier.  (All Districts)

 

C.24       ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/521 extending congratulations to the Ambrose Recreation and Park District on the occasion of its 60th Anniversary, for its accomplishments, leadership, and assistance to the youth, families, schools, and parks of the Bay Point area, as recommended by Supervisor Glover. (District V)

 

C.25       ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/656 honoring Joe Goglio for his outstanding career of service to members of organized labor and to all the people of Contra Costa County, as recommended by Supervisor DeSaulnier. (District IV)

 

C.26       ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/657 honoring and congratulating Linda Canan upon the occasion of her retirement from the Employment and Human Services Department after 34 years of exemplary service to the children, adults, and families of Contra Costa County, as recommended by the Employment and Human Services Director.  (All Districts)

 

C.27       ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/673 honoring labor leader Lou Paulson for his commitment to improving the lives of working men and women in Contra Costa County, as recommended by Supervisor DeSaulnier.  (All Districts)

 

C.28    ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/672 honoring the Iron Workers Union Local 378 and its members for their dedication and commitment to their jobs, and for providing extraordinary efforts on behalf of Bay Area communities, as recommended by Supervisor DeSaulnier.  (All Districts)

 

C.29       ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/677 recognizing the San Ramon Valley Kiwanis Club on the occasion of its 50th anniversary, as recommended by Supervisor Piepho. (District III)

 

C.30       RATIFY Resolution No. 2006/676 proclaiming October 2006 as “Domestic Violence Awareness Month in Contra Costa County”, as recommended by Supervisor Gioia. (All Districts)

 

C.31       ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/678 recognizing the 46th Anniversary of the founding of Nichirim Buddhism in the United States, as recommended by Supervisor Glover. (All Districts)

 

Ordinances

 

C.32       ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/697 introducing Ordinances No. 2006-46, 2006-47, 2006-48, 2006-49, 2006-50, 2006-51, and 2006-52 to adopt new drainage fees for Drainage Areas 29C, 29D, 29E, 29G, 29H, 30B, and 52D, and to consider repeal of Drainage Fee Ordinances No. 98-51, 98-52, 98-53, 98-54, 98-55, 98-56, and 2001-20; waiving reading of the ordinances, and fixing December 19, 2006 for a public hearing on adoption of the new ordinances, as recommended by the Chief Engineer, Flood Control and Water Conservation District; Brentwood, Antioch and Oakley areas. (Districts III and V)

 

C.33    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)

 

Appointments & Resignations

 

C.34    DECLARE vacant the Alternate seat on the Bethel Island Municipal Advisory Council held by Ken Mau due to resignation, and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy, as recommended by Supervisor Glover. (District V)

 

Appropriation Adjustments  - 2006/2007 FY

 

C.35    Sheriff (0255): APPROVE Appropriations and Revenue Adjustment No. 5019 authorizing new revenue in the amount of $274,376 from the City of Oakley and appropriating it to the Sheriff’s Office for an additional Deputy and Sergeant to provide patrol services for the City of Oakley. (District V)

 

C.36    General Services (0063): APPROVE Appropriations Adjustment No. 5017 authorizing new revenue in Fleet Operations in the amount of $8,879 from accumulated depreciation and estimated salvage and appropriating it to purchase one replacement vehicle for the Office of the Sheriff-Coroner pursuant to County policy. (Budgeted) (All Districts) (Consider with AA.3)

 

C.37    Sheriff’s Office (0255)/General Services (0063): APPROVE Appropriations Adjustment No. 5018 authorizing the transfer of appropriations in the amount of $13,474 from the Office of the Sheriff to Fleet Operations to purchase a replacement vehicle, pursuant to County policy. (All Districts) (Consider with AA.2)

 

Intergovernmental Relations

 

C.38       REQUEST the Board of Equalization (BOE) provide more detailed and accurate data on the Bradley-Burns local sales and use tax revenue administered by the BOE on behalf of local governments. (All Districts)

 

Personnel Actions

 

C.39    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20112 to establish the Health Services Department class of Respiratory Care Practitioner-Per Diem (represented) and allocate it to the Salary Schedule.  (Offset by reduction in registry costs) (All Districts)

 

C.40    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20105 to establish the Health Services Department class of Registered Dental Assistant-Project (represented) and allocate it to the Salary Schedule, and to add one temporary part time (32/40) Registered Dental Assistant-Project position. (San Francisco Foundation, $12,194 County cost) (All Districts)

 

C.41    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20148 to establish the Health Services Department classes of Laboratory Technician I (represented), Laboratory Technician II (represented), Laboratory Technician III (represented) and allocate them to the Salary Schedule; to transition 20 full time and five part time (20/40) Laboratory Technician positions into the classification of Laboratory Technician II; and to add two Laboratory Technician I positions, one Laboratory Technician II position and one Laboratory Technician III position. (100% Federally Qualified Health Center funding) (All Districts)

 

C.42       ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution 20095A to correct Board action of August 15, 2006, in which two full time Library Assistant Journey Level positions were added, to instead add two part time (20/40) Library Assistant Journey Level positions, as recommended by the Assistant County Administrator-Human Resources Director. (Budgeted, Library) (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.43    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with First 5 Contra Costa Children and Families Commission to pay the County an amount not to exceed $471,039 for the Home Visiting Program for the period July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007. (No County match) (All Districts) 

 

C.44    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with First 5 Contra Costa Children and Families Commission to pay the County an amount not to exceed $235,000 for the Tobacco Education Project “Promoting Smoke Free Families” for the period July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007. (No County match) (All Districts) 

 

C.45    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Sheriff-Coroner, or designee, to apply for and execute a contract to accept funding from the Office of Homeland Security Buffer Zone Protection Program in an amount not to exceed  $553,500 to reduce the vulnerability of identified critical infrastructure, for the period January 1, 2006 through March 30, 2007. (No County match) (All Districts)

 

C.46    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with the California Department of Education to pay the County an amount not to exceed $3,719 for preschool instructional materials and supplies for the period July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007. (No County match) (All Districts)

 

C.47    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Contra Costa Community College District to pay the County an amount not to exceed $3,719 for preschool instructional materials and supplies for the period July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007. (No County match) (All Districts)

 

C.48    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to apply for a grant from the S. H. Cowell Foundation in an amount not to exceed $200,000 for the Helms Involving Parents Program at Helms Middle School for a three-year period commencing with receipt of funding. (No County match) (District I)

 

C.49    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with the State Emergency Medical Services Authority to pay the County an amount not to exceed $142,149 for the Regional Medical Disaster Planning Project for the period July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007, including an indemnification agreement to hold the State harmless for any claims arising out of performance of this contract. (No County match) (All Districts) 

 

C.50    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Mt. Diablo Unified School District, effective July 1, 2006, to increase the payment limit by $50,000 to a new payment limit of $70,000 to provide additional professional mental health intervention services to special education students with no change in the term of July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007. (No County match) (Districts II, IV and V)

 

C.51    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the General Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with RMW Architecture & Interiors in the amount of $222,850 to provide architectural/engineering services for the Remodel and New Furniture Workstations Project at 151 Linus Pauling Drive, Hercules area, for the Employment & Human Services Department for the period October 24, 2006 through July 30, 2008. (Budgeted, Plant Acquisition) (District I)

CORRECTED TO READ: To approve and authorize the General Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with RMW Architecture & Interiors in the amount of $222,850 to provide architectural/engineering services for the Remodel and New Furniture Workstations Project at 151 Linus Pauling Drive, Hercules area, for the Employment & Human Services Department for the period October 24, 2006 through July 30, 2008. (Budgeted, Plant Acquisition) (District II)

 

C.52    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Sheriff-Coroner, or designee to apply for and accept funding from the State of California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation in an amount not to exceed $1,500,000 for the period January 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008 in an effort to reduce involvement of mentally ill adult offenders in the criminal justice system. (25% County Match, Budgeted) (All Districts)

 

C.53    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the County Probation Officer, or designee to apply for and accept funding from the State of California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation in an amount not to exceed $1,500,000 for the period January 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008 in an effort to reduce involvement of mentally ill juvenile offenders in the criminal justice system. (25% County Match, Budgeted) (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.54       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the General Services Director, or designee, to reject bids from Architectural Wood Design; Boyett Construction, Inc.; Industrial Louvers, Inc.; Bay Point Control, Inc. (dba Marina Mechanical); R & R Maher Construction Company, Inc.; Jos. J. Albanese, Inc.; CMC Steel Fabricators, Inc. (dba CMC Rebar Golden Gate); Titan Construction Steel Services, Inc./J.J. Rebar Corporation; and G & G Rebar, Inc.; to relieve Sposeto Engineering, Inc., of its bid; and to execute contracts with the following 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) (District II)

 

 

 

Contractor

Trade

Payment

Concord Ironworks

Structural Steel                    

$352,700

Anning-Johnson Company

Steel Deck                                                

$98,000

BK Mill & Fixture, Inc.

Finish Carpentry and Casework               

$24,170

Bay Point Control, Inc. dba

     Marina Mechanical

Sheet Metal Flash                                     

$83,395

Raymond Interior Systems–North

Metal Framing and Drywall                                                                                              

$215,877

Control Air North, Inc.

HVAC   

$689,000

               

                                           Total:

$1,463,142

 

C.55       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Development Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Sponamore Associates, effective October 25, 2006, to extend the term from December 31, 2006 to December 31, 2007 and increase the payment limit by $28,002 to a new payment limit of $122,002 to provide continuing review services. (Budgeted, Plant Acquisition) (District II)

 

C.56       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Development Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with OPUS Environmental effective October 25, 2006, to extend the term from December 31, 2006 to June 30, 2007 and increase the payment limit by $85,500 to a new payment limit of $239,500 for construction and post-construction monitoring on the approved 2 mile long, 12 inch diameter Chevron crude oil pipeline. (100% Applicant fees) (District II)

 

C.57       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Sheriff-Coroner, or designee, to execute a contract amendment for the Contra Costa Operational Area with Tetra Tech EM, Inc., to extend the term from September 30 to November 30, 2006 with no increase in the payment limit, to continue the hazardous materials response assessment. (100% Homeland Security Grant funds) (All Districts)

 

C.58       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Sheriff-Coroner, or designee, to execute a contract amendment for the Contra Costa Operational Area with Tetra Tech EM, Inc., to extend the term from September 30 to November 30, 2006 with no increase in the payment limit, to continue developing a strategic and tactical emergency response plan. (100% Homeland Security Grant funds) (All Districts)

 

C.59    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee to execute a contract with Stephanie Farnum-Scholer in an amount not to exceed $42,248 to continue to provide post-adoption educational and advocacy services to adoptive families and children for the period November 1, 2006 through October 31, 2007.  (Budgeted, 100% Federal funds)  (All Districts) 

 

C.60    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee to execute contracts with individuals listed in the total amount of $347,060 to provide Independent Living Skills Program services for the period November 1, 2006 through October 31, 2007 (Budgeted, 100% Federal funds) (All Districts): 

 

                      Contractor,            Service,                         Payment Limit

                      Timothy Hamp                      Program coordination                                                             $70,060

                      Mark Cruise                            Program participant follow-up                                            $61,740

                      Patricia Ensley                       Youth employment coordination                                       $57,580

                      Ardella Arrington                 Administrative/clerical support                                          $55,000

                      Kevin Bristow                        Educational opportunities development                        $51,340

                      Lula Toney-Peterson          Housing opportunities development                               $51,340       

 

C.61       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee to execute a cancellation agreement with Gary Buchanan for Medi-Cal Call Center distribution services, effective at the close of business October 26, 2006. (100% State Medi-Cal)

 

C.62    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with NHI Billing Services Inc., in an amount not to exceed $50,000 to provide billing services for processing out-of-state Medicaid claims for the period October 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007.  (Budgeted, Third party collection recoveries) (All Districts) 

 

C.63    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with the Moraga-Orinda Fire Protection District in an amount not to exceed $302,756 to continue to provide pre-hospital emergency paramedic and emergency ambulance services for the period October 1, 2006 through September 30, 2007, including a mutual indemnification and hold harmless agreement for any claims arising out of the performance of this contract. (Budgeted, 100% Measure H funds) (All Districts) 

 

C.64       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with Charis Youth Center, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $200,000 to continue to provide day treatment program services for seriously emotionally disturbed adolescents for the period July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007, including an automatic extension through December 31, 2007 in an amount not to exceed $100,000.  (Budgeted: 25% Federal Medi-Cal; 22% State Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment; 50% Individuals with Disabilities Act; 3% Mental Health Realignment funds) (All Districts)

 

C.65       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Agostini & Associates, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $750,000 to continue to provide temporary nursing registry services for Contra Costa Regional Medical Center and Contra Costa Health Centers for the period November 1, 2006 through October 31, 2007. (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 14.1% County, 85.9% Patient/Third Party revenues) (All Districts)

 

C.66    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Medicomp, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $270,000 to continue to provide cardiac monitoring services at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center and Contra Costa Health Centers for the period December 1, 2006 through November 30, 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 amendment with Denis W. Tsao, M.D., effective November 1, 2006, to decrease the payment limit by $250,000 to a new payment limit of $650,000 to provide professional anesthesiology services at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center and Contra Costa Health Centers, with no change in the term of March 1, 2005 through February 28, 2008. (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 14.1% County, 85.9% Patient/Third Party revenues) (All Districts)

 

C.68    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Frank Flores, M.D., effective November 1, 2006, to decrease the payment limit by $150,000 to a new payment limit of $750,000 to provide professional anesthesiology services at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center and Contra Costa Health Centers, with no change in the term of February 1, 2006 through January 31, 2009. (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 14.1% County, 85.9% Patient/Third Party revenues) (All Districts)

 

C.69    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Ho-Yin Li, M.D., Inc., in an amount not to exceed $350,000 to provide professional anesthesiology services at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center and Contra Costa Health Centers for the period November 1, 2006 through October 31, 2007. (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 14.1% County, 85.9% Patient/Third Party revenues) (All Districts) 

 

C.70    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a cancellation agreement with Scott Patrick, M.D., for anesthesiology services at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center and Contra Costa Health Centers, effective at the close of business November 1, 2006. (All Districts)

 

C.71    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Auditor-Controller, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Terry Vanden Heuvel to increase the payment limit by $75,000 to a new payment limit of $100,000 and extend the term from October 31, 2006 to May 1, 2007 for additional services including staff training and internal auditing. (Cost offset by salary savings) (All Districts)

 

C.72    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Auditor-Controller, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Justin P. Garvey to increase the payment limit by $75,000 to a new payment limit of $125,000 and extend the term from December 31, 2006 to December 31, 2007 for continuing specialized fiscal services, including mandated budget functions and cost plan preparation.(Cost offset by salary savings) (All Districts)

 

C.73       AWARD and AUTHORIZE the General Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract in the amount of $320,000 with Marken Mechanical Services, Inc., the lowest responsive and responsible bidder, for the Cogeneration Project at the West County Detention Facility, 5555 Giant Highway, Richmond area, for the Sheriff-Coroner. (100% Williams Settlement funds) (District I)

 

C.74       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the General Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Cogent Energy, Inc., in the amount of $94,805 to provide design engineering services for the Cogeneration Project at the Juvenile Hall Facility, 202 Glacier Drive, Martinez, for the period October 24, 2006 through December 31, 2007. (100% Williams Settlement funds) (District II)

 

C.75       APPROVE bid documents and specifications for three Job Order Contracts, JOC-007, JOC-008, and JOC-009 (maximum contract value of $1 million each), and DIRECT the Clerk to advertise for bids to be received on December 5, 2006, as recommended by the General Services Director. (100% Approved project budgets) (All Districts)

 

C.76       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Clerk-Recorder, or designee, to execute a contract with Metropolitan Van & Storage, in an amount not to exceed $2,050,000 to provide storage, delivery, setup, pickup, and return to storage of polling place election equipment and supplies for the period November 1, 2006 through December 31, 2011. (Partially funded by agency reimbursement) (All Districts)

 

C.77    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Development Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Hultgren-Tillis Engineers to extend the term from October 26, 2006 to October 26, 2007, with no change to the payment limit of  $436,000 to provide continual geotechnical field inspection and consultation for the Delta Coves project, in the Bethel Island area. (Applicant fees) (District V)

 

Other Actions

 

C.78    APPROVE the amended Conflict of Interest Code for the Central Contra Costa Sanitary District, as recommended by the County Counsel. (Districts II, III, and IV)

 

C.79    APPROVE the amended Conflict of Interest Code for the Contra Costa Community College District, as recommended by the County Counsel. (All Districts)

 

C.80       APPROVE the amended Conflict of Interest Code for the Contra Costa Mosquito and Vector Control District, as recommended by the County Counsel. (All Districts)

 

C.81       APPROVE the amended Conflict of Interest Code for the Mt. View Sanitary District, as recommended by the County Counsel. (District II)

 

C.82    ADOPT resolution No. 2006/671 adopting Contra Costa County Replacement Benefits Plan authorizing the Chair, Board of Supervisors to sign the Plan; DELEGATE administration of Plan to Auditor-Controller, as recommended by the County Administrator’s Office. (All Districts)

 

C.83      DIRECT Supervisor Piepho to lead the Board of Supervisors; effort to undertake a countywide flag contest in which local youth, kindergarten through twelfth grade, would submit a draft of what they feel the first Contra Costa County flag should look like; REQUEST the Countywide Youth Commission, Arts and Culture Commission (AC5), and the Contra Costa County Office of Education to nominate one person from their commissions/office to judge and choose the three finalists for the flag contest for final consideration by the Board of Supervisors, as recommended by Supervisor Piepho.  (All Districts)

 

C.84    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.85    ACKNOWLEDGE receipt of the Auditor-Controller’s Annual Supplement Law Enforcement Services Fund (SLESF) Summary Report for the 2005/06 fiscal year. (All Districts)

ACKNOWLEDGED receipt of the Auditor-Controller’s Annual Supplement Law Enforcement Services Fund (SLESF) Summary Report for the 2005/06 fiscal year. (Ayes: I, III, IV, V; Noes: None: Abstain: II).

 

C.86    APPROVE amendment to Exhibit A to the San Ramon Valley Fire Protection District’s Conflict of Interest Code to substitute the attached as Exhibit A to said code. (All Districts)

 

C.87    ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/698 authorizing, on behalf of Mt. Diablo Unified School District, the sale and issuance of Tax and Revenue Anticipation notes in an amount not to exceed $40,000,000, as recommended by the County Administrator’s Office. (All Districts)

 
Redevelopment Agency

 

C.88    AUTHORIZE the Redevelopment Director to execute required legal documents related to the purchase of 96 Enes Avenue, Bay Point area; FIND that this project is exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act pursuant to Section 15061(b)(3); and take related actions. (100% Agency funds) (District V)

 

C.89    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Redevelopment Director, or designee, to negotiate for the purchase of a defaulted affordable housing unit in Parkway Estates in North Richmond in an amount not to exceed $225,000 and to institute all necessary legal actions to enforce the Agency’s rights to purchase the property under the Agency’s purchase option; and DETERMINE that the project is exempt under the California Environmental Quality Act pursuant to section 15061(b)(3). (100% Agency funds) (District I)

 

GENERAL INFORMATION

 

 The Board meets in all its capacities pursuant to Ordinance Code Section 24-2.402, including as the Housing Authority and the Redevelopment Agency.  Persons who wish to address the Board should complete the form provided for that purpose and furnish a copy of any written statement to the Clerk.

 

All matters listed under CONSENT ITEMS are considered by the Board to be routine and will be enacted by one motion. There will be no separate discussion of these items unless requested by a member of the Board or a member of the public prior to the time the Board votes on the motion to adopt.

 

Persons who wish to speak on matters set for PUBLIC HEARINGS will be heard when the Chair calls for comments from those persons who are in support thereof or in opposition thereto.  After persons have spoken, the hearing is closed and the matter is subject to discussion and action by the Board. 

 

Comments on matters listed on the agenda or otherwise within the purview of the Board of Supervisors can be submitted to the office of the Clerk of the Board via mail:  Board of Supervisors, 651 Pine Street Room 106, Martinez, CA  94553; by fax:  925-335-1913; or via the County’s web page:  http://www.co.contra-costa.ca.us, by clicking “Submit Public Comment” (the last bullet point in the left column under the title “Board of Supervisors.”) 

 

Requests for reconsideration of a land use (planning) decision must be submitted in writing to the Clerk of the Board of Supervisors within 10 days of the Board's decision, and must identify the new information which was not before the Board of Supervisors when the decision was made.

 

The County will provide reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities planning to attend Board meetings who contact the Clerk of the Board at least 24 hours before the meeting, at (925) 335-1900; TDD (925) 335-1915.  An assistive listening device is available from the Clerk, Room 106.

 

Copies of taped recordings of all or portions of a Board meeting may be purchased from the Clerk of the Board.  Please telephone the Office of the Clerk of the Board, (925) 335-1900, to make the necessary arrangements.

 

Forms are available to anyone desiring to submit an inspirational thought nomination for inclusion on the Board Agenda. Forms may be obtained at the Office of the County Administrator or Office of the Clerk of the Board, 651 Pine Street, Martinez, California.

 

Applications for personal subscriptions to the weekly Board Agenda may be obtained by calling the Office of the Clerk of the Board, (925) 335-1900.  The weekly agenda may also be viewed on the County’s Internet Web Page: http://www.co.contra-costa.ca.us./

 

The Closed Session agenda is available each week upon request from the Office of the Clerk of the Board, 651 Pine Street, Room 106, Martinez, California, and may also be viewed on the County’s Web Page.

 

The Family and Human Services Committee (Supervisors Federal D. Glover and Mark DeSaulnier) - meets on the first  and third Mondays of the month at 10:30 a.m. in Room 101, County Administration Building, 651 Pine Street, Martinez .

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Internal Operations Committee

Family and Human Services Committee

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