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JOHN GIOIA

1st DISTRICT

GAYLE B. UILKEMA

2nd DISTRICT

MARY N. PIEPHO

3rd DISTRICT

SUSAN A. BONILLA

4th DISTRICT

FEDERAL D. GLOVER

5th DISTRICT

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

 

FEDERAL D. GLOVER

CHAIR

 

 

 

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.

 

 

 

 

AGENDA

August 5, 2008

 

 

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

 

Presentation of the Colors by the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District Honor Guard.

 

Pledge of Allegiance.

 

Inspirational Thought -  Ability is what you are capable of doing.  Motivation determines what you do.  Attitude determines how well you do it.”  ~Lou Holtz

 

CONSIDER CONSENT ITEMS   (Pages 3 - 10) Items removed from this section will be considered with the

Short Discussion Items.

 
PRESENTATIONS

 

PR.1    PRESENTATION to recognize Congresswoman Ellen Tauscher, recipient of the Association for Commuter Transportation's Legislator of the Year Award, for her extensive contributions to the State of California. (Supervisor Piepho) (All Districts)

 

PR.2    PRESENTATION to the Arts and Culture Commission of Contra Costa County (AC5) and the East Contra Costa Historical Society in recognition of the art installation "Shifting Perspectives on the Urban Edge." (Rebecca Ines, AC5) (District III)

 

PR.3    PRESENTATION to recognize the Sentinels of Freedom Scholarship Program for providing opportunities to severely wounded veterans. (Supervisor Glover) (All Districts)

 

SHORT DISCUSSIONS ITEMS

 

SD.1    PUBLIC COMMENT (3 Minutes/Speaker).

 

SD.2    CONSIDER any Consent Items previously removed.

 

SD.3    RE-OPEN the hearing on the itemized costs of abatement of property located at 616 Grove Avenue, Richmond (Estate of Fanny Wilson, Owner). (Michael Angelo Silva, Department of Conservation and Development) (District I)

 

SD.4    RE-OPEN the hearing on the itemized costs of abatement for property located at 357 Silver Avenue, Richmond (Rose Ferrill, Owner). (Michael Angelo Silva, Department of Conservation and Development) (District I)

 

SD.5    HEARING on the itemized costs of abatement for property located at 406 Lake Avenue, Rodeo (Value Home Loan, Inc., Owner). (Michael Angelo Silva, Department of Conservation and Development) (District II)

 

SD.6    HEARING on the itemized costs of abatement for property located at 1345 Battery Street, Richmond (Suzanne Arnhart, Owner). (Michael Angelo Silva, Department of Conservation and Development) (District I)

 

SD.7    HEARING on the itemized costs of abatement for property located at 4080 Stone Road, Bethel Island (Bruno Markert, Owner). (Michael Angelo Silva, Department of Conservation and Development) (District V)

 

SD.8    CONTINUED hearing to consider adoption of Resolution of Necessity for acquisition by eminent domain of real property required for widening of State Route 4 from Loveridge Road to Somersville Road, Pittsburg area. (Karen Laws, Public Works Department; and Mark Weaver, Caltrans) (District V)

 

SD.9    HEARING to consider confirming the Contra Costa County Sanitation District No. 6 Final Engineer’s Report, and adoption of Ordinance No. 17 for Fiscal Year 2008/09, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Martinez area. (Warren Lai, Public Works Department) (District II)

 

SD.10  HEARING to consider adoption of Resolution No. 2008/550 accepting the Final Engineer’s Report for Contra Costa County Discovery Bay West Parking District for Fiscal Year 2008/09 tax roll, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Discovery Bay area. (Warren Lai, Public Works Department) (District III)

 

SD.11  HEARING to consider adoption of Resolution No. 2008/551 accepting the Final Report for County Service Area M-30 Fiscal Year 2008/09 tax roll, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Danville area. (County Service Area M-30 Funds) (Warren Lai, Public Works Department)  (District III)

 

SD.12  CONSIDER approving response to Grand Jury Report No. 0807, entitled “County Employees Must Know How to Respond to Public Record Requests” and directing the Clerk of the Board to forward the response to the Superior Court no later than August 20, 2008.  (John Cullen, County Administrator) (All Districts)

 

DELIBERATION ITEMS

 

D.1      HEARING on the appeal of the Notice and Order to abate a public nuisance on the real property located on the east side on Fisherman’s cut, Bradford Island Road, Bradford Island (Mike and Vickie Skarry and Carolyn Skarry Purdy, Owners). (Robert Erickson, Department of Conservation and Development) (District V)

 

D.2      CONSIDER the formation of P-6 Zone 3006 in the East Richmond Heights/Bayo Vista (North Arlington) areas of Supervisorial District I to provide funding for additional police protection services; HEARING to consider adoption of proposed special tax ordinance; AUTHORIZE election to obtain voter approval. (Supervisor Gioia) (District I)

 

Closed Session

 

Supplemental Calendar of Closed Session Items

 

For The Board of Supervisors of Contra Costa County

and for Special Districts, Agencies and Authorities Governed by the Board

 

Tuesday, August 5, 2008, 9:30 a.m. and thereafter

 

Board Chambers Room 107 and Room 101

Administration Building,

651 Pine Street, Martinez, California

 

 

 

A.         CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATORS

 

1.         Agency Negotiators:  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, Local1021; 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 United Health Care Workers West; East County Firefighters’ Assn.; Contra Costa County Defenders Assn.; Probation Peace Officers Assn. of Contra Costa County; and Contra Costa County Deputy District Attorneys’ Assn.

 

2.         Agency Negotiators:  Keith Fleming and John Cullen.

 

Unrepresented Employees: All unrepresented agency management employees (Resolutions Nos. 2008/358 and 2008/359, including their respective exhibits), and all other unrepresented agency employees.

B.         CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL--EXISTING LITIGATION  (Gov. Code, § 54956.9(a))

Karen Phillips v. Contra Costa County, Claim No. 56361

 

Adjourn in memory of Bonnie Wolfe

 

 

 

 


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:  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:

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.

 STANDING COMMITTEES

 

The Family and Human Services Committee (Supervisors Susan A. Bonilla and Mary N. Piepho) - meets on the fourth Monday of the month at 1:00 p.m. in Room 101, County Administration Building, 651 Pine Street, Martinez.

 

The Finance Committee (Supervisors Mary N. Piepho and John Gioia) - meets on the third Monday of the month at 1:00 p.m. in Room 101, County Administration Building, 651 Pine Street, Martinez.

 

The Internal Operations Committee (Supervisors Susan A. Bonilla and Gayle B. Uilkema) - meets on the first Monday of the month at 10:00 a.m. in Room 101, County Administration Building, 651 Pine Street, Martinez.

 

The Legislation Committee (Supervisors Susan A. Bonilla and Mary N. Piepho) – meets on the third Wednesday of the month in Room 101, County Administration Building, 651 Pine Street, Martinez

 

The Public Protection Committee (Supervisors John Gioia and Federal D. Glover) meets on the third Monday of the month at 10:00 a.m. in Room 101, County Administration Building, 651 Pine Street, Martinez.

 

The Transportation, Water & Infrastructure Committee (Supervisors Gayle B. Uilkema and Mary N. Piepho) - meets on the third Monday of the month at 10:00 a.m. in Room 108, County Administration Building, 651 Pine Street, Martinez.

 

The Capital Facilities Committee  (Supervisors Federal D. Glover and Susan A. Bonilla) - meets as needed in Room 101, County Administration Building, 651 Pine Street, Martinez.

 

   Capital Facilities Committee  

   Internal Operations Committee

Family and Human Services Committee

 

Aug 11, 2008

Aug 25, 2008

 

 

See above

See above

See above

Finance Committee

Legislation Committee

Public Protection Committee

Transportation Water & Infrastructure

Sept 15, 2008

Aug 25, 2008

Sept 15, 2008

Aug 18, 2008

 

See above

See above

See above 

See above

 

AD HOC COMMITTEES

 

Ad Hoc committees of the Board of Supervisors meet on an as-needed basis at the direction of the committee chair.  Please contact the offices of the committee chairs for meeting times and information.

 

Smart Growth:          Chair, Supervisor Federal D. Glover

Airport Committee

Municipal Advisory Council Review Committee

 

 

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

BCDC         Bay Conservation & Development Commission

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

CCCPFD     (ConFire) Contra Costa County Fire Protection District

CCHP         Contra Costa Health Plan

CCTA         Contra Costa Transportation Authority

CDBG         Community Development Block Grant

CFDA         Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance

CEQA         California Environmental Quality Act

CIO            Chief Information Officer

COLA         Cost of living adjustment

ConFire      (CCCPFD) Contra Costa County Fire Protection District

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

ECCFPD     East Contra Costa Fire Protection District

ECCRPC     East Contra Costa Regional Planning Commission

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 (Mental Health)

et al.          et alii (and others)

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

HHS           Department of Health and Human Services

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       Public Employees Union Local 1

LVN            Licensed Vocational Nurse

MAC           Municipal Advisory Council

MBE            Minority Business Enterprise

M.D.           Medical Doctor

M.F.T.        Marriage and Family Therapist

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

OPEB         Other Post Employment Benefits

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

SRVRPC     San Ramon Valley Regional Planning Commission

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

WBE           Women Business Enterprise

WCCTAC    West Contra Costa Transportation Advisory Committee


 

 

CONSENT ITEMS

 

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

 

Road and Transportation

 

C.1      ADOPT Traffic Resolution No. 2008/4267 to prohibit parking at all times (red curb) on the west side of Arlington Avenue (Road No. 1451), beginning at a point 20 feet north of the center line of Norwood Avenue (Road No. 1655AW) and extending north a distance of 30 feet, Kensington area. (District I)

 

C.2      APPROVE plans and specifications; AWARD and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a contract in the amount of $201,409 to E.E. Gilbert Construction, Inc., for the Alhambra Valley Road Pedestrian Bridge Project, Martinez area. (Alhambra Valley Specific Plan Funds) (District II)

 

C.3      APPROVE the Reliez Valley Road Pedestrian Path Project contingency fund increase of $15,000 for a new contingency fund amount of $88,180 effective August 5, 2008, and APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute Contract Change Order No. 7 with Grade Tech, Inc., effective August 5, 2008, to increase the payment limit by $15,000 to a new payment limit of $819,989 for additional traffic control and equipment due to utility delays, Briones area. (51% Reliez Valley Specific Plan Trust, 29% State Transportation Improvement Program, and 20% Local Road Funds) (District II)

 

C.4      APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Nolte Associates, Inc., in the amount of $1,065,000 for civil engineering services on Vasco Road Safety Improvement Project for the period August 5, 2008 through August 5, 2013, Brentwood area. (Local Road Funds) (District III)

C.5      ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/542 approving and authorizing the Public Works Director, or designee, to fully close a portion of Mitchell Way on August 5, 2008 from 4:00 p.m. through 10:00 p.m., for the purpose of National Night Out, El Sobrante area. (District I)

 

C.6      ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/543 approving and authorizing the Public Works Director, or designee, to fully close a portion of Melinda Court on August 9, 2008 from 4:00 p.m. through 10:00 p.m., for the purpose of a block party, El Sobrante area. (District I)

 

C.6A    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Auditor-Controller to issue a warrant request in the amount of $8,000 to the Metropolitan Transportation Commission, as 20% local required matching funds for the Pavement Technical Assistance Program, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Countywide. (Local Road Funds) (All Districts)

 

Engineering Services

 

C.7      ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/552 approving the annual correction of the Total Maintained Mileage for County Roads, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Countywide. (All Districts)

 

C.8      PA 02-00008 (Cross-reference SD 95-07984):  ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/553 accepting completion of warranty period and release of cash deposit for faithful performance for project being developed by Shapell Homes, a Division of Shapell Industries, Inc., a Delaware Corp., as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.9      PA 02-00010 (Cross-reference SD 95-07984):  ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/554 accepting completion of warranty period and release of cash deposit for faithful performance for project being developed by Shapell Industries of Northern California, a Division of Shapell Industries, Inc., a Delaware Corp., as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.10    RA 02-01141 (Cross-reference SD 03-08508):  ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/555 accepting completion of improvements for Japonica Way Bridge for project being developed by Windemere BLC Land Company, LLC, as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.11    RA 05-01185 (Cross-reference 03-08508):     ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/556 accepting completion of improvements for Japonica 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)

 

Engineering Services- continued

 

C.12    RA 05-01188 (Cross-reference SD 90-07562):  ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/557 accepting completion of improvements for Sandmound Boulevard for project being developed by Shea Homes Limited Partnership, a California Limited Partnership, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Oakley area. (District V)

 

C.13    ZC 03-00630:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/558 approving the deferred improvement agreement along Park Avenue for project being developed by John Jordan, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Richmond area. (District I)

 

Special Districts & County Airports

 

C.14    DETERMINE the Contra Costa County- owned parcel identified as an additional part of Basin “B” along State Highway 4 in connection with the State Route 4 East, Bailey Road Interchange Project to be no longer necessary for County purposes; APPROVE the conveyance of this parcel to the Agricultural-Natural Resources Trust of Contra Costa County and AUTHORIZE the Chair, Board of Supervisors, to execute the Grant Deed, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Pittsburg area. (No fiscal Impact) (District V)

 

C.15    DETERMINE that the purchase of 14,050 square feet of vacant land from a 174.40 acre parcel (APN 006-090-007) surrounding the Highland Peak Communication Site for the amount of $3,500 will not have a significant effect on the environment, and that it has been determined to be exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act; APPROVE the Purchase and Sale Agreement and ACCEPT the Grant Deed from Shapell Industries, Inc., as recommended by the Public Works Director, Danville area. (Microwave Site Acquisitions funds) (District III)

 

C.16    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Chair, Board of Supervisors, to execute Utility Agreement No. 04-UT-005 between Contra Costa County and AT&T California in the amount of $585,100 to fund the installation of conduits for the relocation of communication facilities effective August 5, 2008 through completion of project for the Bethel Island Road Bridge Replacement Project, Oakley area. (AT&T funds) (District V)

 

C.17    DETERMINE that the 20-40 Hilton Court Emergency Watershed Program Streambank Repair Project is a California Environmental Quality Act Statutory Exemption; and APPROVE the project, as recommended by the Chief Engineer, Flood Control and Water Conservation District, Walnut Creek area. (75% Natural Resources Conservation Service, 25% homeowners at 20 and 40 Hilton Court) (District II)

 

Hillcrest Heights Geological Hazard Abatement (GHAD)

 

C.18    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with GEOLEX, Inc., effective August 1, 2008, to increase the payment limit by $30,000 to a new payment limit of $100,000 and to extend the term of the original contract date of August 1, 2005 from August 1, 2008 to July 31, 2009 to act as General Manager for the Hillcrest Heights Geological Hazard Abatement District, El Sobrante area. (Hillcrest Heights Geological Hazard Abatement District Funds) (District I)

 

Blackhawk Geological Hazard Abatement  (GHAD)

 

C.19    APPROVE AND AUTHORIZE the Blackhawk Geological Hazard Abatement District General Manager, Richard D. Short, Kleinfelder West, Inc. or designee, to execute a contract with Cagwin & Dorward Landscape Contractors in an amount not to exceed $26,002, to provide landscape restoration services to private property located within the GHAD, for the period April 1, 2008 through June 30, 2009, Danville area. (Blackhawk GHAD Funds) (District III)

 

C.20    APPROVE AND AUTHORIZE the Blackhawk Geological Hazard Abatement District General Manager, Richard D. Short, Kleinfelder West, Inc. or designee, to execute a contract with Cagwin & Dorward Landscape Contractors in an amount not to exceed $48,998, to provide landscape restoration services to private property located within the GHAD, for the period April 1, 2008 through June 30, 2009, Danville area. (Blackhawk GHAD Funds) (District III)

 

C.21    APPROVE AND AUTHORIZE the Blackhawk Geological Hazard Abatement District General Manager, Richard D. Short, Kleinfelder Inc. or designee, to execute a contract with Dover Construction in an amount not to exceed $160,000, to provide preventive maintenance services to the GHAD, for the period July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2010, Danville area. Blackhawk GHAD Funds) (District III)

 

Blackhawk Geological Hazard Abatement  (GHAD)- continued

 

C.22    APPROVE AND AUTHORIZE the Blackhawk Geological Hazard Abatement District General Manager, Richard D. Short, Kleinfelder West, Inc. or designee, to execute a contract with IQ Construction in an amount not to exceed $120,000, to provide on-call construction observation and maintenance services to the GHAD, for the period July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2011, Danville area. (Blackhawk GHAD Funds) (District III)

 

Claims, Collections & Litigation

 

C.23    DENY claims by Jaquenta Wells; John Cline; USS-POSCO Industries; John Kincaid; Tamera McGraw; Jacqui Moore, a minor, by Tamera McGraw; California State Auto Association and Angela Marie Decius. (All Districts)

 

Honors & Proclamations

 

C.24    ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/548 to recognizing Ken Head for his 35 years of service to Contra Costa County upon the occasion of his retirement, as recommended by the Public Works Director. (All Districts)

 

C.25    ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/541 honoring the 48th Annual Contra Costa County Championship swim meet, as recommended by Supervisor Uilkema. (District II)

 

C.26    ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/547 recognizing Congresswoman Ellen Tauscher, recipient of the Association for Commuter Transportation's Legislator of the Year Award, for her extensive contributions to the State of California, as recommended by Supervisor Piepho. (All Districts) (Consider with PR1)

 

C.27    ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/546 recognizing the Arts and Culture Commission of Contra Costa County (AC5) and the East Contra Costa Historical Society, participants in the art installation "Shifting Perspectives on the Urban Edge," as recommended by AC5. (District III) (Consider with PR2)

 

C.28    ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/549 recognizing the Sentinels of Freedom Scholarship Program for providing opportunities to severely wounded veterans, as recommended by Supervisor Glover. (All Districts) (Consider with PR3)

 

Ordinances

 

C.29    WAIVE second reading and ADOPT Ordinance 2008-22 entitled “Levy of Special Taxes within the County of Contra Costa Community Facilities District No. 2008-22 (BART Transit Village)”, as recommended by the Conservation and Development Director.  (No impact to the County General Funds) (District IV)

 

Appointments & Resignations

 

C.30    ACCEPT the resignation of Alexander “Andy” Paras from the Appointee 2 seat of the Rodeo Municipal Advisory Council, DECLARE the seat vacant and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy, as recommended by Supervisor Uilkema. (District II)

 

C.31    APPOINT Willie Johnson to the Unincorporated Resident seat on the North Richmond Municipal Advisory Council, as recommended by Supervisor Gioia. (District I)

 

C.32    RE-APPOINT Paul DeMange to the District IV Provider representative seat on the In-Home Supportive Services Public Authority Advisory Committee as recommended by Supervisor Bonilla. (District IV)

 

C.33    DECLARE vacant the Advisory Council on Aging Member At Large #13 seat and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy, as recommended by the Employment and Human Services Department Director. (All District)

 

C.34    DECLARE vacant the Advisory Council on Aging Member At Large #8 seat and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy, as recommended by Employment and Human Services Department Director. (All District)

 

C.35    DECLARE vacant the Advisory Council on Aging, Local Committee Clayton seat and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy, as recommended by Employment and Human Services Department Director. (District IV)

 

Appointments & Resignations- continued

 

C.36    DECLARE vacant the Advisory Council on Aging Local Committee Pittsburg seat and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy, as recommended by Employment and Human Services Department Director. (District V)

 

C.37    RE-APPOINT Mickey Marchetti to the District V Community Based representative seat on the Juvenile Systems Planning Advisory Committee, as recommended by Supervisor Glover. (District V)

 

C.38    APPOINT Sukhdev Singh to the District V Alternative seat on the Contra Costa County Library Commission, as recommended by Supervisor Glover. (District V)

 

C.39    APPOINT Argentina Davila-Luevano to the District V Representative seat on the Contra Costa Commission for Women, as recommended by Supervisor Glover. (District V)

 

C.40    RE-APPOINT Sydney Anderson to the District V Provider Representative seat on the In Home Supportive Services Public Authority Advisory Committee, as recommended by Supervisor Glover. (District V)

 

C.41    DECLARE vacant the District V Tenant seat on the Mobile Home Advisory Committee, and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy, as recommended by Supervisor Glover. (District V)

 

Appropriation Adjustments  - FY 2007/08

 

C.42    Health Services (0452):  APPROVE Appropriation and Revenue Adjustment No. 5001 authorizing new revenue in the amount of $273,312 from inspection fees and appropriating it to the Health Services Department, Environmental Health Program for the addition of two inspector positions for Fiscal Year 2008/09. (Environmental Health fees) (All Districts) 

 

C.43    Health Services (Various): APPROVE Appropriation and Revenue Adjustment No. 5137 authorizing new revenue in the amount $22.1 million from third party revenues and appropriating it to the Health Services Department for actual expenditures incurred for Fiscal Year 2007/08.  (All Districts)

 

C.44    Public Works Road Fund (254100):  APPROVE Appropriation Adjustment No. 5139 authorizing new revenue in Flood Control Drainage Area 33B the amount of $4,000 for Drainage Area fees collected.  (District IV)

 

Intergovernmental Relations

 

C.45    ACCEPT report on correspondence from the Chair to the Governor regarding the preservation of Proposition 42 gas sales tax revenues for transportation purposes, as recommended by the Public Works Director and Interim Director of Conservation and Development. (All Districts)

 

C.46    WATCH Senate Bill 840 (Kuehl), which would establish the State Healthcare System and make all state residents eligible for specified health care benefits under the system, which would, on a single-payer basis, negotiate for or set fees for health care services provided through the system and pay claims for those services, as recommended by County Administrator. (All Districts)

 

C.47    OPPOSE Senate Bill X316 (Cox) which would eliminate funding for county First 5 Commissions, moving all Proposition 10 funds to the State’s General Fund for purposes of the Healthy Families Program and the Medi-Cal program, as recommended by the County Administrator. (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.48    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Librarian, or designee, to apply for and accept a grant in the amount of $11,384 from the California State Library, Library Services and Technology Act, Public Library Staff Education Program Grants to provide tuition reimbursements for existing staff members who are pursuing their Master of Library Information Science degree for the period July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2009.  (No County match, CFDA No. 45.310) (All Districts)

 

Grants & Contracts- continued

 

C.49    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, a grant award from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (Health Resources & Services Administration), in an amount not to exceed $326,368, for the continuation of the Ryan White, Part C HIV Early Intervention Planning Grant services, for the period July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2009.  (Budgeted, No County match, CFDA No. 93.918)  (All Districts)

 

C.50    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with the Public Health Foundation Enterprises, Inc., (dba PHFE Management Solutions) to pay the County an amount not to exceed $30,885 for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Emerging Infections Program – Retail Foods Project, including agreeing to indemnify and hold harmless contractor from and against any and all liability, loss, expense (including reasonable attorneys’ fees), or claims for injury or damages arising out of the performance of this agreement, for the period December 30, 2007 through December 29, 2008.  (No County match) (All Districts)

 

C.51    AUTHORIZE the Agricultural Commissioner, or designee to execute a contract with the California Department of Food and Agriculture to pay the County the amount of $39,045 for eradication of noxious weeds within Contra Costa County for the period January 1, 2008 through June 30, 2010. (Budgeted, No County match) (All Districts)

 

C.52    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Sheriff-Coroner, or designee, to execute a contract with State of California Commission on Peace Officers Standards and Training (P.O.S.T) to pay the County an amount not to exceed $22,320 for the presentation of P.O.S.T.-certified Driving Simulator-Instructor training the period July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2009. (100% P.O.S.T. Reimbursement revenue) (All Districts)

 

C.53    ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/560 approving and authorizing the County Probation Officer, or designee, to apply for and accept funds from the State of California, Corrections Standards Authority in the amount of $2,957,231 to continue programs designated under the Juvenile Justice Crime Prevention Act Program for fiscal year 2008/09. (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.54    CORRECT Board action of April 8, 2008 (item C.51), authorizing the Employment and Human Services Director to execute a contract with Deloitte Consulting, LLP, to change the effective date from April 1 through September 30, 2008, to August 1, 2008 through January 31, 2009 to provide California Works Information Network (CalWIN) Post-Implementation Support Services. (100% State - California Works Information Network funding) (All Districts)   

 

C.55    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Brighter Beginnings in an amount not to exceed $583,917 to provide case management services for the Black Infant Health Project for the period July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2009. (100% State Department of Health Services, Maternal and Child Health funding)  (All Districts)

 

C.56    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Toyon Associates, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $750,000 to provide consultation and technical assistance to the Department with regard to third party Social Security Income (SSI) reimbursement recovery and reviews of Medicare ratio of the disproportionate share calculations, applicable to Contra Costa Regional Medical Center for the period July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2009. (Enterprise Fund I)  (All Districts)

 

C.57  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Seneca Residential and Day Treatment Center for Children, effective May 1, 2008, to increase the payment limit by $74,000 to a new payment limit of $574,000 to provide therapeutic behavioral services for seriously emotionally disturbed adolescents, with no change in the original term of July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008 and no change to the six-month automatic extension through December 31, 2008 in an amount not to exceed $250,000.  (50% Federal Medi-Cal, 47% State Early and Periodic, Diagnosis, and Treatment, 3% Mental Health Realignment)  (All Districts)

 

C.58    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Ujima Family Recovery Services in an amount not to exceed $525,128 to provide substance abuse treatment services for the period July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2009. (100% State Proposition 10 funds)  (All Districts)

 

Grants & Contracts- continued

 

C.59    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with West Contra Costa Unified School District in an amount not to exceed $105,000 to provide wraparound services to severely emotionally disturbed children for the period July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2009. (50% by Federal Medi-Cal, 47% by State Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment and 3% Mental Health Realignment)  (All Districts)

 

C.60    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Eleuterio Go, M.D., in an amount not to exceed $120,000 to provide Medi-Cal specialty mental health services for the period July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2010. (100% Medi-Cal funds)  (All Districts)

 

C.61    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Ujima Family Recovery Services in an amount not to exceed $1,752,437 to provide perinatal substance abuse treatment services for the period July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2009. (91% Federal Perinatal Set-Aside and Medi-Cal, 8% State Substance Abuse/Mental Health Services for CalWORKs, 1% Proposition 36 – Offender Treatment Program) (All Districts)

 

C.62    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Arnold Gilbert, M.D., in an amount not to exceed $203,800 to provide professional psychiatric services for the period July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2009. (100% Mental Health Realignment)  (All Districts)

 

C.63    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Recovery Management Services, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $400,193 to provide Transitional Residential Program services for the Conditional Release Program for the period July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2009, with a six-month automatic extension through December 31, 2009 in an amount not to exceed $200,097. (100% State Conditional Release Program)  (All Districts)

 

C.64    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Seneca Residential and Day Treatment Center for Children, effective May 1, 2008, to increase the payment limit by $30,000 to a new payment limit of $131,135 to provide school-based mental health services in West Contra Costa Unified School District with no change in the original term of July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008 and no change to the six-month automatic extension through December 31, 2008 in an amount not to exceed $50,567. (27% Federal Medi-Cal, 27% State Early and Periodic, Diagnosis, and Treatment, 46% Individual with Disabilities Education Act)  (All Districts)

 

C.65    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with California Pacific Medical Center in an amount not to exceed $228,725 to provide specialized cardiology training to County selected physician staff for the period July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2011. (100% Enterprise Fund I)  (All Districts)

 

C.66    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with David Kleinerman, M.D., in an amount not to exceed $1,025,250 to provide urology services at Contra Costa Regional Medical and Health Centers for the period August 1, 2008 through July 31, 2011.  (100% Enterprise Fund I)  (All Districts)

 

C.67    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a cancellation agreement with KGI, Inc. (dba Key Temps), for the provision of temporary registered dental assistant services at Contra Costa Regional Medical and Health Centers, effective at the close of business on June 23, 2008.  (All Districts)

 

C.68    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Interim Director of Human Resources, or designee, to execute a contract including indemnification language changes with Industrial Employers and Distributors’ Association, Inc., (IEDA, Inc.) in an amount not to exceed $188,000 to provide labor relations services for the period July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2009. (100% County General Fund) (All Districts)

 

Grants & Contracts- continued

 

C.69    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Interim Director of Human Resources, or designee, to execute a contract with Buck Consultants in an amount not to exceed $114,000 to provide support and consultation for health benefits issues for the period April 1, 2008 through March 31, 2009. (All County funds) (All Districts)

 

C.70    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the County Probation Officer to execute a contract with Solano County for the placement of wards at the Fouts Springs Youth Facility in the amount of $3,900 per ward per month for the period July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2009. (100% General Fund) (All Districts)

 

C.71    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Sheriff-Coroner, or designee, to execute a contract with Bristow Academy, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $415,120 to provide helicopter operation and maintenance services for the period July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2009. (Supplemental Law Enforcement Services Fund grant, Agency user fee and special tax revenue) (All Districts)

 

C.72    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Sheriff-Coroner, or designee, to execute a contract with SecuriMetrics, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $142,000 for maintenance and licensing of the Institutional Management System in adult detention facilities for the period August 5, 2008 to August 4, 2009. (100% General Fund; Budgeted) (All Districts)

 

Leases

 

C.73    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the General Services Director, or designee, to execute a license with the Contra Costa Association for Retarded Citizens, Inc., beginning on August 5, 2008, on a month-to-month basis, for the sharing of playgrounds at 3020 Grant Street, Concord, as requested by the Community Services Bureau; and ADOPT related California Environmental Quality Act findings. (District IV)

 

Other Actions

 

C.74    AUTHORIZE for the General Plan Amendment study for Assessor Parcel Nos. 011-220-013/014, located along Bixler Road, Discovery Bay Area, to re-designate from Agricultural Lands (AL) to a combination of Single Family Residential-High Density (SH), Open Space (OS), and Parks and Recreation (PR), as recommended by the Conservation and Development Director. (County File: GP#08-0002) (District III)

 

C.75    APPROVE the First Amendment to the Memorandum of Understanding regarding the East Contra Costa Bay Area Rapid Transit (eBART) Project, relieving the County of the requirement to prepare a Ridership Development Plan, as recommended by the Conservation and Development Director. (Cost savings) (District III and V)

 

C.76    APPROVE amendments to the Delta Diablo Sanitation District’s Conflict of Interest Code, as recommended by the County Counsel. (District V)

 

C.77    DECLARE as surplus and AUTHORIZE the Purchasing Agent, or designee, to dispose of equipment no longer needed for public use, as recommended by the General Services Director. (All Districts)

 

C.78    CONTINUE the emergency action originally taken by the Board of Supervisors on April 10, 2007, regarding the Lower Walnut Creek Interim Protection Measures Project, Pacheco area. (Flood Control Zone 3B Funds) (Districts II & IV)

 

C.79    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, as a member of the Bay Area Cash Assistance Program for Individuals (CAPI) Consortium, to enter into a non-financial agreement with San Mateo County to administer the CAPI Program for the period July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2011, including a mutual indemnification clause to hold parties harmless for claims arising out of the performance of the agreement. (All Districts)

 

C.80    APPROVE the providers recommended by the Contra Costa Health Plan's Credentialing Committee at the July 15, 2008 meeting, as recommended by the Health Services Director. (All Districts)

 

C.81    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)

 

Other Actions- continued

 

C.82    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the County Finance Director to sign for and claim, on behalf of Contra Costa County, property that is being held by the State of California Controller’s Office, as recommended by the County Administrator.   (All Districts)

 

C.83    APPROVE amendment to the County Clerk-Recorder Department’s Conflict of Interest Code as recommended by County Counsel. (All Districts)

 

C.84    DIRECT the County Administrator to organize a study session among the Board of Supervisors and appropriate County departments by November 1, 2008 to review laws guiding the formation, governance, and operations of geological hazard abatement districts (GHADs) and to invite participation from GHADs and local planning commissions, as recommended by Supervisors Piepho and Gioia. (All Districts)

 

C.85    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Purchasing Agent, or designee, to issue a purchase order, on behalf of the Sheriff-Coroner, to Tiburon, Inc., in the amount of $110,679 for the purchase of support, maintenance and licensing of the Computer Aided Dispatch and Records Management Systems for the period July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2009. (100% General Fund, Budgeted) (All Districts)

 

C.86    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Sheriff-Coroner, or designee, to set the special tax levy for zones within County Service Area P-6 for fiscal year 2008/09. (All Districts)

 

C86A   ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/561 to authorize the Auditor-Controller to include the capital project to construct improvements to 4545 Delta Fair Boulevard, Antioch in the Capital Project Fund and to utilize the inter-fund loan previously approved by the Board in an amount not to exceed $19.5 million to the Capital Project Fund from the Land Development Fund to offset expenses for this project, as recommended by the County Administrator. (All Districts)

 
Redevelopment Agency

 

C.87    APPROVE a restructuring of the membership and method of appointment of the Montalvin Manor Redevelopment Advisory Committee, as recommended by the Conservation and Development Director. (District I and II)

 

C.88    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Redevelopment Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Opticos Design, Inc., to extend the contract term from December 31, 2008 to December 31, 2009 and to increase the payment limit by $40,000 to a new payment limit of $102,000 to provide urban design services related to the Contra Costa Centre BART station property development. (100% Redevelopment Agency funds) (District IV)

 

C.89    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Redevelopment Director, or designee, to execute an amendment with Rosenow Spevacek Group, Inc., to increase the payment limit by $14,000 to a new payment limit of $149,00 with no change to the original term for consulting services on amendments to the North Richmond and Bay Point redevelopment plans. (Districts I and V)

 

C.90    AUTHORIZE the Redevelopment Director, or designee, to reimburse Union Pacific Railroad Company, on behalf of the County and the Redevelopment Agency (RDA), the amount of $213,720 for funds advanced related to the hazardous materials remediation program in Hookston Station area; and AUTHORIZE the RDA Director to deposit into the Helix/Union Pacific Remediation account with the Bank of America an amount not to exceed $750,000 in fulfillment of obligations set forth in the November 5, 1997 settlement agreement between the Union Pacific Railroad Company, the Hookston Group, the County and County RDA and an October 1, 1998 settlement agreement between the County, the RDA and the Hookston Group. (100% RDA Funds) (District IV)