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CALENDAR FOR THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

CONTRA COSTA COUNTY

 

AND FOR SPECIAL DISTRICTS, AGENCIES, AND AUTHORITIES GOVERNED BY THE BOARD

 

BOARD CHAMBERS ROOM 107, ADMINISTRATION BUILDING, 651 PINE STREET

MARTINEZ, CALIFORNIA 94553-1229

 

JOHN GIOIA , CHAIR,  1st DISTRICT

GAYLE B. UILKEMA  2nd DISTRICT

MARY N. PIEPHO  3rd DISTRICT

MARK DeSAULNIER  4th DISTRICT

FEDERAL D. GLOVER   5th DISTRICT

 

JOHN CULLEN, CLERK OF THE BOARD AND COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR, (925) 335-1900

 

 

TUESDAY

September 26, 2006

 

 

9:30 A.M.              Convene, call to order, and opening ceremonies.

There were no Closed Session announcements

Inspirational Thought- “There is no such thing as a self-made man. You will reach your goals only with the help of others.” ~ George Shinn

 

CONSIDER  CONSENT  ITEMS  (Items listed as C.1 through C.79 on the following agenda)  -  Items removed from this section will be considered with the Short Discussion Items. Approved as listed except as noted: C.37

                     

9:35 A.M.             

 

PRESENTATIONS Approved as listed.

 

PR.1       PRESENTATION to consider adoption of Resolution No. 2006/582 recognizing Contra Costa caer (Community Awareness Emergency Response) Group’s efforts to educate the public about the importance of preparing for emergencies and to coordinate the All School Drill, and proclaiming October 4, 2006 as Shelter-In-Place Education Day in Contra Costa County. (Supervisor Gioia; Tony Semenza, caer) (All Districts)

 

PR.2       PRESENTATION to consider adoption of Resolution No. 2006/580 recognizing 20 years of service by John Muir Medical Center, Walnut Creek campus, as the County's Level 2 Trauma Center. (Dr. William Walker, Health Services Director) (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    HEARING to consider adoption of Resolution No. 2006/588 amending the Flood Control District Zone 1 Boundary, and determining that the Flood Control District Zone 1 Plan Amendment #2 is not subject to the California Environmental Quality Act, Oakley Area. (Flood Control Zone 1 funds) (Mitch Avalon, Public Works Department) (District III)

CLOSED hearing; ADOPTED Resolution No. 2006/588 amending the Flood Control District Zone 1 Boundary, and determining that the Flood Control District Zone 1 Plan Amendment #2 is not subject to the California Environmental Quality Act, Oakley Area.

 

SD.3       HEARING to consider adoption of Resolution No. 2006/589 accepting tabulation of mail-in ballots, confirming the Engineer’s diagram and assessment, and authorizing the levy of street light charges to operate and maintain facilities and services for Subdivision (sd) 8824, Walnut Creek area. (County Service Area L-100 Funds) (Eileen Doten, Public Works Department) (District III)

CLOSED hearing; ADOPTED Resolution No. 2006/589 accepting tabulation of mail-in ballots, confirming the Engineer’s diagram and assessment, and authorizing the levy of street light charges to operate and maintain facilities and services for Subdivision (sd) 8824, Walnut Creek area.

 

SD.4       HEARING to consider adoption of Resolution No. 2006/590 accepting tabulation of mail-in ballots, confirming diagram and assessment, and authorizing the levy of street light charges for Minor Subdivision (ms) 05-0027, Martinez area. (County Service Area L-100 Funds) (Eileen Doten, Public Works Department)  (District II)

CLOSED hearing; ADOPTED Resolution No. 2006/590 accepting tabulation of mail-in ballots, confirming diagram and assessment, and authorizing the levy of street light charges for Minor Subdivision (ms) 05-0027, Martinez area.

 

SD.5    HEARING to consider adoption of Resolution No. 2006/496 to create Zone 1006 (Martinez area) in County Service area (csa) P-6 and AUTHORIZE an election for police service taxes; and adoption of Ordinance No. 2006/42 to be presented for approval by the voters of Zone 1006/csa P-6 by a November 28, 2006 mail ballot election on fees for a Police Services District for Subdivision 038784. (Catherine Kutsuris, Community Development Department) (District II)

CLOSED hearing; ADOPTED Resolution No. 2006/496 to create Zone 1006 (Martinez area) in County Service area (csa) P-6 and AUTHORIZED an election for police service taxes; and         adoption of  Ordinance No. 2006/42 to be presented for approval by the voters of Zone 1006/csa P-6    by a November 28, 2006 mail ballot election on fees for a Police Services District for Subdivision 038784.

 

SD.6    HEARING to consider approving the Sheriff-Coroner's request to continue funding the Air Support Unit with Front Line Law Enforcement funds pursuant to Government Code section 30061(b)(3). (Commander Scott Daly, Office of the Sheriff) (All Districts)

CLOSED hearing; APPROVED the Sheriff-Coroner's request to continue funding the Air Support Unit with Front Line Law Enforcement funds pursuant to Government Code section 30061(b)(3). (Ayes: I, III, IV, IV; Noes: II; Abstain: None: Absent: None).

 

SD.7    CONSIDER accepting update from the Health Services Director on the status of Doctors Medical Center San Pablo/Pinole. (William Walker, m.d., Health Services Director) (Districts I and II)

ACCEPTED update from the Health Services Director on the status of Doctors Medical Center San Pablo/Pinole. The Chair requested that another update be provided to the Board at the next meeting.

 

SD.8    CONSIDER introducing Ordinance No. 2006-65 on Cable Systems, waiving reading, and fixing October 17, 2006 for adoption; HOLD HEARING on Cable Franchise Renewal Agreement ("Agreement"); DECLARE intent to approve Agreement and side letter with Comcast companies, and related actions. (Patricia Burke, County Administrator's Office) (All Districts

CLOSED hearing on  the Cable Franchise (Renewal) Agreement (the “Agreement’) with Comcast; INTRODUCED Ordinance No. 2006-65; FIXED October 17, 2006, for adoption of a new Cable Systems Ordinance (Ordinance No. 2006-65); DECLARED INTENT to approve the Agreement and authorize the Chair to sign the Agreement on behalf of the County; DECLARED INTENT to determine that adoption of the new Cable Systems Ordinance and approval of the Agreement are exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act, and DIRECTED the Community Development Department to file and post a Notice of Exemption with the County Clerk; DESIGNATED the County Counsel as the official charged with preparing a summary of the Cable Systems Ordinance for publication; and DIRECTED the Clerk of the Board to post a certified copy of the complete Cable Systems Ordinance; and DECLARED INTENT to approve the side letter agreement with  Comcast and authorize the County Administrator or his designee to sign the letter on behalf of the County.

 

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

 

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

               

Rick Staska, El Sobrante resident, stated the County had violated his civil rights, saying the County was aware of toxic waste being dumped in El Sobrante, and that Contra Costa Health Plan employs fraudulent processes;

 

Rollie Katz, Business Manager, PEU, Local 1, offered Supervisor Piepho his condolences in the passing of her father, Senator Nejedly, and commended the Senator’s environmental achievements.

 

D.2      CONSIDER accepting report from the Housing Authority Executive Director on Section 8 housing issues in the City of Antioch and neighboring areas. (Districts III and V)

ACCEPTED report from the Housing Authority Executive Director on Section 8 housing issues in the city of Antioch and neighboring areas; and DIRECTED the County Administrator to return to the Board of Supervisors in 45 days with responses to concerns pertaining to  (1) Federal Issues, including Section 8 program rules and eligibility; (2) the identification of tasks that the County can begin working on immediately with the cities; and (3) County oversight and the processes for running a Housing Authority

Closed Session

 

1:00 P.M.

 

D.3      HEARING to consider adoption of Ordinance No. 2006-44 requiring gas shut-off devices at gas appliances in certain existing residential, commercial and industrial buildings prior to the sale of those buildings or when additions or alterations valued at more than $10,000 are made to those buildings. (Carlos Baltodano, Building Inspection Director) (All Districts)

CLOSED the public hearing on Ordinance No. 2006-44 requiring the installation of approved gas shut-off devices at gas appliances in certain existing residential, commercial, and industrial buildings prior to the sale of those buildings or when additions or alterations valued at more than $10,000 are made to those buildings; AMENDED the additions or alterations to be valued at more than $15,000; and SET October 3, 2006 for adoption of the Ordinance.

 

1:10 P.M.

 

D.4      HEARING on the East County Regional Planning Commission recommendation to rezone 4.6 acres of a 7.7-acre vacant property located immediately south of Evora Road from A-2 (General Agricultural) to LI (Light Industrial), Bay Point area. (Scott Taylor-Applicant, Charles McDowell-Owner) (County File RZ06-3179) (Catherine Kutsuris, Community Development Department) (District V) 

CLOSED the hearing on the East County Regional Planning Commission recommendation to rezone 4.6 acres of a 7.7-acre vacant property located immediately south of Evora Road from A-2 (General Agricultural) to LI (Light Industrial), Bay Point area; ADOPTED the Negative Declaration for the project as adequate for the purposes of compliance with the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA); FOUND the rezoning is in compliance with the General Plan; ADOPTED the findings contained in the East County Regional Planning Commission Resolution No. 20-2006 as the basis for the Board’s action; ADOPTED Ordinance No. 2006-20 giving effect to the rezoning; and DIRECTED the Community Development Department to post the Notice of Determination with the County Clerk

 

D.5         CONTINUED hearing on the County Planning Commission recommendation for a General Plan Amendment, (from Single Family Medium to Single Family High density residential) a rezoning from Single Family Residential (R-6 and R-10) to Planned Unit District (P-1) and a Preliminary and Final Development Plan for 22 single-family residential units on 4.6 acres located at #121 through #161 Paulson Lane in the Walnut Creek area. (Catherine Kutsuris, Community Development Department)(District III)

CLOSED the hearing on the County Planning Commission recommendation for a General Plan Amendment, (from Single Family Medium to Single Family High density residential) a rezoning from Single Family Residential (R-6 and R-10) to Planned Unit District (P-1) and a Preliminary and Final Development Plan for 22 single-family residential units on 4.6 acres located at #121 through #161 Paulson Lane in the Walnut Creek area; By unanimous vote, with all supervisors present, ACCEPTED the supplemental report from the Community Development Director on matters pertaining to the proposed trail connection for the Paulson Lane Residential Subdivision, amending Conditions of Approval 10D and 10E with the Exhibit B (as amended); FOUND the Mitigated Negative Declaration to be adequate for compliance with the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) and ADOPTED the Mitigated Negative Declaration and the Mitigation Monitoring Program; ACCEPTED the recommendation of the County Planning Commission as contained in its Resolution No. 15-2006; ADOPTED the General Plan Amendment, including the change to the Land Use Element Map as the second Consolidated General Plan Amendment in 2006; ADOPTED the Rezoning from R-6, Single Family Residential and R-10, Single Family Residential to P-1 Planned Unit District with a variance to allow application of the P-1 District for a residential development involving less that 5 acres, and APPROVED the Final Development Plan Amendment; ADOPTED Ordinance No. 2006-26 giving effect to the aforementioned rezoning;  ADOPTED the findings as contained in proposed Board Resolution No. 2006/392 as the basis for the Board’s action; and DIRECTED the Community Development Department to post the Notice of Determination with the County Clerk.

 

1:30 P.M.

 

D.6      a.)        CONSIDER introducing 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; WAIVE reading and FIX October 3, 2006 for adoption. (Kara Douglas, Community Development Department) (All Districts)

CONTINUED to October 3, 2006 consideration to introduce 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.

 

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

CONTINUED to October 3, 2006 consideration to direct the Community Development Department staff to develop the Home Ownership Partnership Enterprise (hope) Program to a point where it can be included in the County’s Inclusionary Housing Ordinance as an approved alternative method of meeting the requirements of the Ordinance, as recommended by the County Planning Commission. -

 

Closed Session

 

Supplemental Calendar of Closed Session Items:

9:30 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.

 

Adjourn in Memory of Former State Senator John A. Nejedly


 

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          APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to reimburse Shapell Industries of Northern California in the amount of $664,928 for work completed on the Dougherty Road Bridge for ra 04-01157 San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (Dougherty Road Maintenance Fee, Fund 8192) (District III) 

 

Engineering Services

 

C.2      ms 05-00033: ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/591 accepting completion of improvements for project being developed by 20/20 Partners llc, c/o Cynthia Correia, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Kensington area. (District I)

 

C.3          ms 05-00039: ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/592 approving the parcel map, for project being developed by Karen Mangini, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Concord area. (District IV)

 

C.4          pa 02-00007 (Cross-reference sd 95-07984): ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/593 accepting completion of improvements for open space landscaping for project being developed by Shapell Industries of Northern California, a division of Shapell Industries, Inc., as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.5          pa 02-00011 (Cross-reference sd 95-07984): ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/594 accepting completion of improvements for Neighborhood-2A/8 Open Space, 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.6          ra 01-01114 (Cross-reference sd 95-7984): ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/595 accepting completion of warranty period and release of cash deposit for faithful performance 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.7          ra 02-01135 (Cross-reference sd 95-07984): ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/596 approving the 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          sd 89-07418: ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/597 approving a substitute subdivision agreement for project being developed by H&B Property Solutions, llc, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Martinez area. (District II)

 

C.9          sd 99-08306: ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/598 accepting completion of improvements 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.10       sd 03-08747: ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/599 accepting completion of improvements for project being developed by DHI-LCG, llc, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Martinez area. (District II)

 

C.11       sd 06-08930: ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/600 approving the final map and 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.12       sd 06-09142: ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/601 approving the final map and 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 06-09143: ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/602 approving the final map and subdivision agreement for project being developed by Windemere blc Land Company, llc, as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.14       SD 06-09144: ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/603 approving the final map and 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.15       ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/604 approving and authorizing the Chief Engineer, Flood Control and Water Conservation District, or designee, to sign a Verification of Co-Sponsorship for the Marsh Creek Reservoir Rehabilitation Project with Contra Costa County Resource Conservation District (a state agency), effective September 26, 2006, Brentwood area. (Flood Control Zone 1 funds)(District III)

 

C.16    ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/605 approving the exchange of real property between Deer Ridge Golf Course and the Contra Costa County Flood Control & Water Conservation District, in connection with Subdivision 8310 for the Dry Creek Reservoir, AUTHORIZE the Chair, Board of Supervisors, and the Chief Engineer to execute the grant deed and transfer agreement, respectively, as recommended by the Chief Engineer, Brentwood area. (No fiscal impact)(District III)

 

C.17       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Chief Engineer, County Sanitation District No. 5, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with hs Operating Services effective September 29, 2006, to increase the payment limit by $115,176 to a new payment limit of $227,076 and to extend the term from September 30, 2006 to September 30, 2008 for ongoing operation and maintenance of the wastewater treatment system in the District, Port Costa area. (County Sanitation District No. 5 funds) (District II)

 

C.18       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Chief Engineer, County Sanitation District No. 6, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with hs Operating Services effective September 29, 2006, to increase the payment limit by $81,672 to a new payment limit of $160,972 and extend the term from September 30, 2006 to September 30, 2008, for ongoing operation and maintenance of the wastewater treatment system in the District, Martinez area. (Contra Costa County Sanitation District No. 6 funds) (District II)

 

C.19    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Airports Director, or designee, to execute a hangar rental agreement with Stuart Sims, effective September 1, 2006, in the monthly amount of $345 for a T-hangar at Buchanan Field Airport, Pacheco area.  (Revenue accrues to the Airport Enterprise Fund) (District IV)

 

Statutory Actions

 

C.20       DECLARE certain ordinances duly published. (All Districts)

 

C.21       APPROVE amendments to the Contra Costa Fire Protection District Conflict of Interest Code, as recommended by the County Counsel. (All Districts)

 

Claims, Collections & Litigation

 

C.22    DENY claims for Hector Jimenez; 21st Century Insurance for Phillip Anderson, by Steve Alexander; Leathon Gage c/o Darlene Latty; and Lisa Vieland. (All Districts)

 

Hearing Dates

 

C.23    ADOPT Resolution 2006/545 accepting the Canyons at Blackhawk Owners’ Association Petition for Annexation of Territory into the Blackhawk Geologic Hazard Abatement District (ghad), accepting the Second Amended Blackhawk ghad Plan of Control, and fixing a hearing for October 17, 2006 to consider the Petition for Annexation, and take related actions, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Danville area.  (Blackhawk ghad funds) (District III)

 

C.24       DECLARE intent to convey to the City of Oakley (City) specified Contra Costa County Flood Control and Water Conservation District (District)-owned real property and FIND that said property is not required for District use; FIX a hearing for Tuesday, October 10, 2006 to consummate the conveyance; and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to publish the Notice, as recommended by the Chief Engineer, Oakley area. (District V)

 

 C.25      FIX a public hearing for October 24, 2006 to consider amendment and adoption of Urgency and Regular Ordinances to fund the Revised Subregional Transportation Mitigation Program (stmp) for the West Contra Costa Transportation Advisory Committee, as recommended by the Public Works Director, West County area. (Districts I and II)

 

Honors & Proclamations

 

C.26       ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/546 honoring Susan Cevasco upon the occasion of her retirement from   the Public Defenders Office for her service to the clients, department, community, and the people of Contra Costa County after 33 years of service, as recommended by the Public Defender. (All Districts)

 

C.27    ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/525 proclaiming the month of October, 2006 as “Lupus Awareness Month” in Contra Costa County, as recommended by Supervisor Glover. (All Districts)

 

Appointments & Resignations

 

C.28       REAPPOINT Allan Tobias to the District II seat and Deborah Campbell to the District II Alternate seat of the Emergency Medical Care Committee, as recommended by Supervisor Uilkema. (District II)

 

C.29       FIX term expiration dates for the Appointee 4, 5, and 7 seats on the Contra Costa Centre Municipal Advisory Council, as recommended by Supervisor DeSaulnier. (District IV)

 

C.30       APPOINT Kathy Lafferty to the District IV-Alternate seat on the First 5 Children and Families Commission, as recommended by Supervisor DeSaulnier. (District IV)

 

C.31    APPROVE the medical staff providers recommended by the Contra Costa Health Plan Credentialing Committee on August 15, 2006.  (All Districts)

 

C.32       APPOINT John Lee, M.D., to the Contra Costa Health Plan Joint Conference Committee as an alternate voting physician member, as recommended by the Committee and the Health Services Director.  (All Districts)

 

C.33    APPOINT Tery Lizaragga to the Business 1 Alternate seat on the Hazardous Materials Commission, as recommended by the Internal Operations Committee.  (All Districts)

 

C.34    APPOINT James J. Doyle to the At Large #2 seat on the Alcohol and Other Drugs Advisory Board, as recommended by the Internal Operations Committee.  (All Districts)

 

C.35    APPOINT Sharyn Reece Grayson to the Consumer #1 seat and John Knowles to the Central County At Large #1 seat; RE-ASSIGN Bonita Woodson from the West County At Large #1 seat to the Consumer #2 seat, on the Public and Environmental Health Advisory Board; DECLARE vacant the West County At Large #1 seat and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy, as recommended by the Internal Operations Committee.  (All Districts)

 

Appropriation Adjustments  - 2005/2006 FY

 

C.36       Item Deleted

 

C.37       Employment and Human Services (0503/0504): APPROVE Appropriations and Revenue Adjustment No. 5001 authorizing new revenue in the amount of $1,087,944 from the State Department of Health Services for Administration of Medi-Cal Programs, and appropriating it to the Employment and Human Services Workforce Services Bureau for 22 additional Medi-Cal program positions.  (All Districts)

RELISTED Employment and Human Services (0503/0504): to future date [later determined to be October 3, 2006] to approve Appropriations and Revenue Adjustment No. 5001 authorizing new revenue in the amount of $1,087,944 from the State Department of Health Services for Administration of Medi-Cal Programs, and appropriating it to the Employment and Human Services Workforce Services Bureau for 22 additional Medi-Cal program positions.

 

Personnel Actions

 

C.38       ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20126 to cancel one Clerical Supervisor position (represented) and add one full time Accountant I position (unrepresented) in the Department of Information Technology Division of the County Administrators Office. (Budgeted; charges to user departments) (All Districts)

 

C.39       ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20131 to add two Planner I positions (unrepresented) in the Community Development Department. (Budgeted, 100% Land Development Application Fee Revenue) (All Districts)

 

C.40    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20106 to cancel one Licensed Vocational Nurse position (represented) and add one Psychiatric Technician position (represented) in the Health Services Department.  (Cost savings)  (All Districts)

 

Grants & Contracts

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

 

C.41       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Sheriff-Coroner, or designee, to apply for and accept grant funding from the National Institute of Justice, in an amount not to exceed $231,715 for dna (Deoxyribonucleic acid) Forensic Casework Backlog Reduction and dna capacity Enhancement Programs for the period October 1, 2006 through September 30, 2007. (No County match) (All Districts)

 

C.42       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the County Administrator, or designee to accept a continuation grant award in the amount of $1,317,924 for two years from the U.S. Department of Justice Office on Violence Against Women for the “Grants to Encourage Arrest Policies and Enforcement of Protection Orders Program”, and approve related actions. (No County match) (All Districts)

 

C.43       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the County Administrator, or designee to accept a grant award in the amount of $349,811 for two years from the U.S. Department of Justice Office on Violence Against Women for the “Safe havens: Supervised Visitation and Safe Exchange Grant Program”, and approve related actions. (No County match) (All Districts)

 

C.44    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to apply for and accept funding from the Hedge Funds Care Grant funding in the amount of $40,000 to support the Team Decision Making/Family to Family Strategy for the period July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007. (No County match)  (All Districts)

 

C.45       ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/606 approving and authorizing the County Probation Officer, or designee, to apply for and execute a contract, including amendments thereof pursuant to state guidelines, with the Corrections Standards Authority to accept funding in the amount of $150,000 for the Disproportionate Minority Contact Enhanced Technical Assistance Program for the 2006/07 fiscal year.  (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.46       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Contra Costa County Librarian, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Unique Management Services, Inc. to increase the payment limit by $3,000 to a new payment limit of $53,000 to provide material recovery services for overdue library materials with no charge in the original term of July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2006. (Budgeted) (All Districts)

 

C.47    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Development Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Sponamore Associates to extend the term from September 30, 2006 to March 31, 2007 with no change to the payment limit of $46,900, for continuing services in the preparation of an environmental document for the Nove Property in North Richmond. (100% Applicant fees) (District I)

 

C.48    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Sheriff-Coroner or designee, to execute a contract with Michael Kozak in an amount not to exceed $25,000 to provide polygraph and background investigation services for the period September 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007. (100% County, Budgeted) (All Districts )

 

C.49    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Contra Costa Child Care Council, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $60,000 to provide nutrition education and outreach services through the Food and Nutrition Project for the period September 1, 2006 through September 30, 2008.  (Budgeted, 100% California Nutrition Network)  (All Districts) 

 

C.50       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with ArtsChange, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $25,818 to continue to provide nutrition education and outreach services through the Food and Nutrition Project for the period September 1, 2006 through September 30, 2007.  (Budgeted, 85% California Nutrition Network, 15% County)  (All Districts) 

 

C.51       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, to execute a contract with Frank Puglisi, Jr., in an amount not to exceed $45,000 to continue to provide professional consultation services with regard to the Contra Costa Regional Health Foundation Board for the period October 1, 2006 through March 31, 2007.  (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 14.1% County, 85.9% Patient/Third Party revenues)  (All Districts)

 

C.52    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with Utah Youth Village, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $159,213 to continue to provide intensive day treatment and mental health services to mentally and emotionally disturbed children for the period July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007, including an automatic extension through December 31, 2007 in an amount not to exceed $79,606. (Budgeted, 100% Individuals with Disabilities Education Act /Senate Bill 90 funds) (All Districts)

 

C.53    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Rebecca Lapasa (dba Oak Hills Residential Facility), effective August 1, 2006, to increase the payment limit by $36,000 to a new payment limit of $64,800 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 funds)  (All Districts)

 

C.54    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Virgelia Terrado (dba Alpine Home Care), effective August 1, 2006, to increase the payment limit by $7,200 to a new payment limit of $31,200 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 funds)  (All Districts)

 

C.55    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with Contra Costa Association for Retarded Citizens, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $480,341 to continue to provide a day treatment program for high risk, delayed, and emotionally disturbed children at the Lynn Center for the period July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007, including an automatic extension through December 31, 2007 in an amount not to exceed $240,171. (Budgeted:  50% Federal Medi Cal, 48% State Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment, 2% Mental Health Realignment funds) (All Districts)

 

C.56    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with Edgewood Center for Children and Families, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $182,098 to continue to provide day treatment services for severely emotionally disturbed children for the period July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007, including an automatic extension through December 31, 2007 in an amount not to exceed $91,049. (Budgeted:  35% Federal Medi-Cal, 35% State Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment, 30% by Senate Bill 90 funds) (All Districts)

 

C.57    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Jeffrey L. Stern, m.d., Inc., in an amount not to exceed $60,000 to provide gynecology services at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center and Contra Costa Health Centers for the period October 1, 2006 through September 30, 2007. (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 14.1% County, 85.9% Patient/Third Party revenues) (All Districts) 

 

C.58    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Robert J. Lindsay, m.d., in an amount not to exceed $1,050,000 to continue to provide anesthesiology services at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center and Contra Costa Health Centers for the period October 1, 2006 through September 30, 2009. (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 14.1% County, 85.9% Patient/Third Party revenues) (All Districts) 

 

C.59    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Mark Vukalcic, m.d., in an amount not to exceed $975,000 to continue to provide anesthesiology services at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center and Contra Costa Health Centers for the period October 1, 2006 through September 30, 2009. (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 14.1% County, 85.9% Patient/Third Party revenues) (All Districts) 

 

C.60    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Martha E. Corcoran, m.d., in an amount not to exceed $525,000 to continue to provide otolaryngology services at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center and Contra Costa Health Centers for the period October 1, 2006 through September 30, 2009. (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 14.1% County, 85.9% Patient/Third Party revenues) (All Districts) 

 

C.61       AWARD and AUTHORIZE the General Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract in the amount of $20,136,000 with Lathrop Construction Associates, Inc., the lowest responsive and responsible bidder, for the new District Attorney office building at 950 Ward Street, Martinez. (Plant Acquistion funds, new revenue, and secured loan funds) (District II)

 

C.62       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Librarian, or designee, to execute a contract with Donna Massa in an amount not to exceed $48,375 to provide professional consultation and staff development services for the period October 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007.  (Budgeted) (All Districts)

 

Leases

 

C.63       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the General Services Director, or designee, to execute a lease with Cranbrook Realty Investment Fund, lp, commencing upon the County's acceptance of owner-provided tenant improvements and ending November 30, 2011, for 942 square feet of office space at 1330 Arnold Drive, Suite 142, Martinez, at an initial monthly rent of $1,555, as requested by the Employment and Human Services In-Home Supportive Services Authority. (Budgeted) (District II)

 

C.64       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the General Services Director, or designee, to execute a 30-year lease with the Rosie The Riveter Trust, commencing October 1, 2006 and ending on September 30, 2036, for approximately 15,000 square feet of County-owned community center space located at 1014 Florida Avenue, Richmond, at an annual rent of $1.00 per year, as requested by the Community Services Department.  (Budgeted) (District I)

 

Other Actions

 

C.65    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. (All Districts)

 

C.66    ACCEPT report from the 2006 Contra Costa County Combined Charities Campaign Chair regarding campaign contribution options and operating expenses of each participating Federation. (All Districts)

 

C.67    AUTHORIZE the Chair, Board of Supervisors, to sign the County Subvention Program Certificate of Compliance and the Medi-Cal Cost Avoidance Program Agreement administered by the California Department of Veterans Affairs, to make the County eligible for additional program funds, as recommended by the Veterans Services Officer. (All Districts)

 

C.68    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute an Unpaid Student Training Agreement with Mt. Diablo Unified School District to provide field instruction and clinical experience to health care students for the period September 1, 2006 through August 31, 2007.  (No fiscal impact) (All Districts)

C.69    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.70    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Deputy Director-Redevelopment to submit to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development the Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report for the fy 2005/06 Community Development Block Grant Program, home Investment Partnerships Program, Emergency Shelter Grant Program, and Housing Opportunities for Persons with aids (Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome) Program. (All Districts)

C.71    ACCEPT from the County Clerk the Canvass of Votes for the September 11, 2006 Special Election for County Service Area P-6, Zone 207, Subdivision 048902, Bay Point Area. (District V)

C.72    ACCEPT from the County Clerk the Canvass of Votes for the September 11, 2006 Special Election for County Service Area P-6, Zone 3106, Subdivision 038811, El Sobrante Area. (District I)

C.73       ACCEPT report from the Employment and Human Services Department on the status of internal security measures to prevent welfare fraud, as recommended by the Internal Operations Committee.  (All Districts)

C.74    ACCEPT report from the Hazardous Materials Commission on member attendance and DIRECT the Internal Operations Committee Chair to send letters to specified absentee members to encourage participation on the Commission, as recommended by the Internal Operations Committee. (All Districts)

C.75       ADOPT final changes to close out the Fiscal Year 2005/06 County and Special District Budgets, including changes to revenues, appropriations, reserves, designations; AUTHORIZE the Auditor-Controller to make the necessary changes in the financial accounting system; ADOPT final changes in the Fiscal Year 2006/07 County and Special District Budgets, including designations and changes to appropriations, revenues, reserves, and fund balances; and AUTHORIZE the County Administrator and Auditor-Controller to make technical adjustments to the budgets, as recommended by the County Administrator. (All Districts)

C.76    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Chair, Board of Supervisors, to execute the Subordination Agreement, dated September 26, 2006, between the San Ramon Redevelopment Agency and the County of Contra Costa including the Library, and the Contra Costa County Flood Control and Water Conservation District (Taxing Agencies), to provide for the subordination of additional tax increment revenue payments to the taxing agencies, in order for the San Ramon Redevelopment Agency to pledge such tax increment revenue to the series 2006 San Ramon Community Redevelopment Project Area Bonds, as recommended by the County Administrator’s Office. (No fiscal impact to County) (District III)

C.77    AUTHORIZE the Auditor-Controller to issue a warrant in the amount of $25,000 to the Ambrose Recreation and Park District from the Park Dedication Trust Fund to upgrade the swimming pool at Ambrose Park kin Bay Point, as recommended by the Community Development Director. (100% Restricted Park Dedication funds) (District V)

C.78    ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/585 determining the tax exchange for the proposed Roddy Ranch Reorganization Annexation to the City of Antioch (lafc 06-12); and APPROVE and AUTHORIZE  the Chair, Board of Supervisors, to execute a Memorandum of Agreement establishing the rates, terms, and conditions for the exchange of tax revenues between the City of Antioch and Contra Costa County for the annexation. (District V)

Redevelopment Agency

C.79    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Redevelopment Director to execute a contract amendment with Environmental Science Associates to extend the term from June 30, 2006 to December 31, 2007 with no change to the payment limit for environmental analysis for a General Plan study on the Bay Point waterfront. (100% Redevelopment Agency funds) (District V)

 

GENERAL INFORMATION

  

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

http://www.co.contra-costa.ca.us./

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Internal Operations Committee

Family and Human Services Committee

10-02-06

10-02-06

   9:00 a.m.

  10:30 a.m.

See above

See above

Finance Committee

Transportation Water & Infrastructure

10-05-06

10-09-06

  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