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CALENDAR FOR THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

CONTRA COSTA COUNTY

 

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

 

BOARD CHAMBERS ROOM 107, ADMINISTRATION BUILDING, 651 PINE STREET

MARTINEZ, CALIFORNIA 94553-1229

 

JOHN GIOIA , CHAIR,  1st DISTRICT

GAYLE B. UILKEMA  2nd DISTRICT

MARY N. PIEPHO  3rd DISTRICT

MARK DeSAULNIER  4th DISTRICT

FEDERAL D. GLOVER   5th DISTRICT

 

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

 

The Board of Supervisors respects your time, and every attempt is made to accurately estimate when an item may be heard by the Board.  All times specified for items on the Board of Supervisors agenda are approximate.  Items may be heard later than indicated depending on the business of the day.  Your patience is appreciated.

 

 

TUESDAY

March 21, 2006

Supervisor Piepho asbent all day

9:00 A.M.              Convene, call to order, and opening ceremonies.

 

Inspirational Thought- “To be interested in the changing seasons is a happier state of mind than to be hopelessly in love with spring.” ~ George Santayana

 

CONSIDER  CONSENT  ITEMS  (Listed as items C.1 through C.62 on the following agenda) -  Items removed from this section will be considered with the Short Discussion Items.

Approved as listed except as noted below.

               

HOUSING AUTHORITY CONSENT ITEMS   Approved as listed

 

HA.1   ADOPT policy regarding expense reimbursement of members of legislative bodies, including members of the Board of Commissioners and the Advisory Housing Commission in accordance with Assembly Bill 1234, (Salinas) Chapter 700 of 2005, as recommended by the Executive Director. (All Districts)

 

PRESENTATIONS   Approved as listed

 

PR.1       PRESENTATION to adopt 2006/89 honoring Custodial Manager Jerry Redic upon the occasion of his retirement after 38 years of service to Contra Costa County, and for the high quality of leadership and commitment exhibited during his career. (Michael Lango, General Services Director) (All Districts)

 

PR.2    PRESENTATION to adopt Resolution No. 2006/88 honoring Scott Tandy upon the occasion of his retirement from 33 years of service in county government and, in particular, for his dedication and service to the citizens of Contra Costa County. (Supervisor Gioia and John Cullen, County Administrator) (All Districts)

 

SHORT DISCUSSION ITEMS - The Board will consider and take action on the following items: Approved as listed except as noted below:

 

SD.1    CONSIDER any Consent Items previously removed.

 

SD.2       HEARING to consider accepting the Sidewalk Hazard Abatement Program Report on the sidewalk repair costs of 30 specified properties throughout the County and approving a parcel assessment to recover the costs. (Henry Finch, Public Works Department) (All Districts)

CLOSED the public hearing; ACCEPTED the Sidewalk Hazard Abatement Program Report on the sidewalk repair costs of 30 specified properties throughout the County; and APPROVED a parcel assessment to recover the costs, excepting Number 2 on the staff report (the property owned by Michael Berger) to allow time for the property owner and Public Works to have a conversation to address concerns raised this day.

 

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

 

D.1         PUBLIC COMMENT  (3 Minutes/Speaker)                                                 The following people submitted their comments:

 

·        Rollie Katz, Business Manager, PEU, Local 1, congratulating on behalf of Local 1, Custodial Foreman, Jerry Redic and Assistant County Administrator, Scott Tandy  on their retirement.  He stated there were no net savings on Consent Item C.32 for Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20047 for Community Services Deputy Director – Project; and also spoke about the County entering into a new contract with Guardian Security without meeting and conferring with Local 1.

               

 The following person submitted comment via electronic mail:

 

Karl K. Norwood, (California Nursing Association) Brentwood, voicing their concern to the Board that takeaways will cut their ability to retain staff the County has become accustomed to. 

 

Closed Session  There were no Closed Session announcements

 

1:00 P.M.

 

D.2      ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/129 recognizing the contributions of the Federal Aviation Administration’s San Francisco Airport District office staff for their outstanding assistance to the Airport Division of the County Public Works Department, as recommended by Supervisor DeSaulnier. (All Districts)

ADOPTED Resolution No. 2006/129 recognizing the contributions of the Federal Aviation Administration’s San Francisco Airport District office staff for their outstanding assistance to the Airport Division of the County Public Works Department.

 

D.3      CONTINUE hearing on an appeal filed by the El Sobrante Valley Planning and Zoning Advisory Committee, the Friends of Garrity Creek, and the Hilltop Neighborhood Association on a County Planning Commission decision to approve a Vesting Tentative Map to subdivide 10 acres into 40 residential lots located at 4823 Hilltop Drive, El Sobrante area. (Subdivision 8533, Siavash Afshar- Applicant & Owner) (Catherine Kutsuris, Community Development Department)   (District I)

 

 

1:45 P.M.

 

D.4      HEARING on a General Plan Amendment to the Land Use Element Map and text, a rezoning from Light Industrial District (L-1) and General Agricultural District (A-2) to Planned Unit District (P-1), a Preliminary and Final Development Plan for a 357,500 square foot business park, and an appeal of the County Planning Commission’s decision to approve an 18-lot commercial industrial subdivision, Concord area. (Thomas/DeNova, LLC- Applicant & Owner) (County File Nos. GP030001, RZ043151, SD048918, and DP043096) (Catherine Kutsuris, Community Development Department) (District V) 

CLOSED the public hearing; FOUND the Mitigated Negative Declaration prepared for the purposes of compliance with the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) to be adequate, ADOPTED the Mitigated Negative Declaration and the Mitigation Monitoring Program; ACCEPTED the recommendations of the County Planning Commission as contained in its Resolution No. 5-2006; ADOPTED the Willow Pass Business Park General Plan Amendment; ADOPTED Ordinance No. 2006-04 rezoning the site L-1 Light Industrial Diastrct and A-2 General Agricultural to P-1 Planned Unit District; APPROVED the Preliminary and Final Development Plan; GRANTED the appeal of Thomas/DeNova, LLC and APPROVED the Major Subdivion SD048918 with revised conditions of approval; ADOPTED the findings as contained in Board Resolution No. 2006/36 as the basis for the Board’s action; and DIRECTED the Community Development Department  to post the Notice of Determination with the County Clerk.

 

 

Adjourn in memory of Loretta Pistochini

 

 

 

 


CONSENT ITEMS

 

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

 

Road and Transportation

 

C.1          ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/133 determining that the vacation of a Grant Deed of Development Rights for Lot 3, Subdivision 7641 is exempt from the requirements of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to Article 5, Section 15061 (b)(3) of the CEQA Guidelines, and declaring that the proposed vacation area is ordered vacated, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Knightsen area. (No funding involved) (District III)

 

C.2          APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute an amendment to the Option Agreement with the Mt. Diablo Habitat for Humanity to extend the option period to May 31, 2006, and to execute additional extensions to the Option Agreement as may be required through August 1, 2006.  ($100,000 revenue accrues to Contra Costa Transportation Authority) (District V)

 

C.3          ADOPT Traffic Resolution No. 2006/4160 prohibiting parking at all times except for vehicles of individuals with disabilities (blue curb) on the east side of Arlington Avenue (Road No. 1451), beginning at a point 110 feet south of the center line of Norwood Avenue (Road No. 1655AW) and extending southerly a distance of 20 feet, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Kensington area. (District I)

 

C.4          ADOPT Traffic Resolution No. 2006/4161 prohibiting parking at all times on the  south side of Marshall Drive, beginning at the east curb line of El Verano Drive and extending easterly a distance of 72 feet, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Walnut Creek area. (District III)

 

C.5          ADOPT Traffic Resolution No. 2006/4163 prohibiting stopping at all times on the east side of Crockett Boulevard (Road No. 2291), beginning at the east curb line of Pomona Street (Road No. 2191A) and extending southerly a distance of 1100 feet, and on the west side of Crockett Boulevard (Road No. 2291), beginning at the east curb line of Pomona Street (Road No. 2191A) and extending southerly a distance of 470 feet, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Crockett area. (District II)

 

C.6          ADOPT Traffic Resolution No. 2006/4164 prohibiting parking between the hours of 10:00 p.m. to 9:00 a.m. and limiting parking to one hour between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 10:00 p.m., daily, on the west side of Oak Road (Road No. 4057BT), starting at a point 30 feet south of the south curbline of Las Juntas Way (Road No. 4054F) and extending south a distance of 290 feet, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Pleasant Hill area. (District IV)

 

C.7          DETERMINE that the 2006 Slurry Seal project is a California Environmental Quality Act Class 1 Categorical Exemption; and APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to advertise the project, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Countywide. (All Districts)

 

Engineering Services

 

C.8          MS 03-00013: ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/134 accepting completion of improvements and declaring Garretson Avenue as a County road for the widening project being developed by Suellen Schaumberg, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Rodeo area. (District II)

 

C.9          MS 05-00011: ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/135 accepting grant deed of development rights for project being developed by Eric and Julie Thomas, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Martinez (Briones) area. (District I)

 

C.10       MS 05-00011: ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/136 accepting grant deed of development rights (biological setback) for project being developed by Eric and Julie Thomas, Martinez (Briones) area. (District I)

 

C.11       MS 05-00011: ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/137 approving the parcel map for project being developed by Eric and Julie Thomas, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Martinez (Briones) area. (District I)

 

C.12       SD 93-07881: ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/138 approving the eighth extension of the subdivision agreement for project being developed by Centex Homes, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Discovery Bay area. (District III)

 

C.13    SD 98-08239: ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/139 approving the third extension of the subdivision agreement for project being developed by Gene R. Schmidt, Inc., as recommended by the Public Works Director, Alamo area. (District III)

 

Special Districts & County Airports

 

C.14    CONTINUE to April 11, 2006 the exchange of County-owned property more commonly identified as Assessor’s Parcel No. (APN) 243-231-014, located at 3490 Golden Gate Way, Lafayette, with the Lafayette Redevelopment Agency for $1,300,000 and the real property located at 3780 Mt. Diablo Blvd., Lafayette, and the conveyance of real property identified as APN 184-060-013, located at 1250 Locust St., Walnut Creek, to the Walnut Creek Redevelopment Agency for $2,800,000, Lafayette and Walnut Creek areas. (Revenue: General Fund) (Districts II and III)

 

C.15     ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/140 authorizing the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a contract with the State  of California Department of Parks and Recreation for local assistance funds in the amount of $141,796 from the Per Capita Grant Program under the California Clean Water, Clean Air, Safe Neighborhood Parks, and Coastal Protection Act of 2002 (Prop 40 Per Capita Grant Program), Countywide.  (No impact to the General Fund) (All Districts) 

 

C.16       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a contract with David Gates & Associates in the amount of $250,000 to provide landscape architectural services for the period April 1, 2006 through March 31, 2008, Countywide. (Developer fees and Special Districts Funds) (All Districts)

 

C.17  APPROVE a three-month extension of time through June 21, 2006 to the East Bay Regional Park District to complete the conservation easement document and funding on the 36-acre parcel owned by the County Flood Control District adjacent to the Milton F. Kubicek (Pine Creek) Detention Basin, located on North Gate Road in the Walnut Creek area, as recommended by Supervisor Gioia.  (District III)

 

Claims, Collections & Litigation

 

C.18       DENY  Claims for James B. Greenfield; and Robert S. Bowen, Jr.

 

C.19       APPROVE Settlement Agreement and Mutual Release for County v. Arntz Builders, et al., Alameda County Superior Court Case No. RG05197179; AUTHORIZE the County Administrator, or designee, to sign it on the County's behalf; and DIRECT the County Auditor-Controller to issue the required payments.  (All Districts)

 
Hearing Dates

 

C.20       FIX April 11, 2006 at 9:30 a.m. for a public hearing on the adoption of a resolution ordering the temporary closure of Empire Mine Road (Road No. 6963) starting at the Antioch city limit and proceeding easterly for 0.49 miles to Deer Valley Road, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Antioch area. (District V)

 

Honors & Proclamations

 

C.21       ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/125 honoring James L. Sepulveda, Senior Deputy District Attorney, upon the occasion of his retirement after 28 years of dedicated service to Contra Costa County, as recommended by the District Attorney.  (All Districts)

 

C.22       ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/123 honoring Michael Sloan, District Attorney Lieutenant of Inspectors, upon the occasion of his retirement  from Contra Costa County after 32 years of dedicated service to the citizens of Contra Costa County, as recommended by the District Attorney.  (All Districts)

 

C.23    ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/124 honoring Melvin Thompson, District Attorney Senior Inspector, upon the occasion of his retirement after 22 years of dedicated service to Contra Costa County, as recommended by the District Attorney.  (All Districts)

 

C.24       ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/87 honoring Mary Forney, Sheriff's Executive Assistant, upon the occasion of her retirement after 28 years of dedicated service to Contra Costa County, as recommended by the Sheriff-Coroner.  (All Districts)

 

C.25    ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/127 honoring Phyllis Gackowski, Clerical Supervisor for the Department of Information Technology, upon the occasion of her retirement after 20 years of dedicated service to Contra Costa County, as recommended by the Chief Information Officer. 

(All Districts)

 

C.26    ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/141 recognizing Gwen Watson for being selected the 2006 Lafayette Citizen of the Year, as recommended by Supervisor Uilkema. (All Districts)

 

Appointments & Resignations

 

C.27       DECLARE vacant the District 1 seat on the Children and Families/First Five Advisory Commission held by Doris Denson-Belcher due to her resignation, and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy, as recommended by Supervisor Gioia. (District I)

 

C.28       APPROVE the medical staff appointments and re-appointments as recommended by the Medical Executive Committee on February 27, 2006.  (All Districts)

 

C.29    DECLARE vacant the Appointee 6 seat on the County Service Area P-2A Citizens Advisory Committee held by Jim Schnieder due to resignation and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy, as recommended by Supervisor Piepho. (District III)

 

C.30    RE-APPOINT Brian Mulligan to the District III Representative seat on the Countywide Bicycle Advisory Committee, as recommended by Supervisor Piepho. (District III)

 

Personnel Actions

 

C.31       ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20026 to add one Secretary-Advanced Level position and cancel one Executive Secretary-Exempt position in the Animal Services Department.  (No fiscal impact)  (All Districts)

 

C.32       ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20047 to cancel one Assistant Director of Community Services position; abandon the class of Assistant Director of Community Services; retitle the Community Services Department class of Family and Children’s Services Head Start Division Director-Project to Community Services Deputy Director-Project and reallocate the class on the Salary Schedule. (Cost savings) (All Districts)

 

C.33       ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20038 to cancel one Network Administrator II position and add one Database Administrator position in the Public Works Department. (No impact on the General Fund) (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.34       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Services Director, or designee, to accept a grant from the California Nevada Community Partnership in an amount not to exceed $5,000 for obesity prevention services for the period February 1 through June 30, 2006. (No County Match) (All Districts)

 

C.35    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Development Director, or designee, to execute a contract with the County Redevelopment Agency (Agency) in the amount of $35,000 to provide technical assistance to the Agency for fiscal year 2005/2006. (No County funds) (All Districts)  (Consider with C.62)

 

C.36    APPROVE an additional allocation of $250,000 in fiscal year 2005/2006 Community Development Block Grant revolving loan funds for the Building Inspection Department Neighborhood Preservation Program for a new total allocation of $1,750,000, as recommended by the Community Development Director.  (100% U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development) (All Districts)

 

C.37       ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/117 authorizing the Deputy Director-Redevelopment to execute a contract with the State of California in an amount not to exceed $20,000 to secure a Workforce Housing Reward grant to be used for the Children’s Garden at El Sobrante Library.  (No County match)  (District I)

 

C.38       AUTHORIZE the Contra Costa County Librarian to apply for and accept $2,000 in grant funds from Conoco Phillips for library services in Rodeo for the period January 1, to June 30, 2006. (No County match) (District I)

 

C.39       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Sheriff-Coroner, or designee, to execute a contract with the State of California Department of Consumer Affairs to accept an amount not to exceed $800 for reimbursement of costs associated with the use of the Sheriff’s Range Facility for the period January 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007. (All Districts)

 

C.40       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Sheriff-Coroner, or designee, to execute a contract with the State of California Department of Motor Vehicles to accept an amount not to exceed $4,975 for the reimbursement of costs associated with the use of the Sheriff’s Range Facility for the period April 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007. (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.41       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Sheriff-Coroner, or designee, to execute a contract with Sentencing Alternatives, a division of CSSS, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $130,000 to provide electronic monitoring of individuals in the Electronic Home Detention Program for the period December 17, 2005 to December 16, 2006. (100% User Fees) (All Districts)

 

C.42       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee to execute a contract amendment with Language Line Services, effective April 4, 2006, to increase the payment limit by $88,000 to a new payment limit of $138,000 with no change in the terms of July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2006 to provide additional language translation services. (All Districts)

 

C.43       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with First Baptist Church to decrease the payment limit by $17,002 to a new payment limit of $1,887,733 for the provision of Head Start services. (District V)

 

C.44       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Linda Rovai in the amount of $42,000 for support services to the Volunteer and Emergency Services Program, Central/East County, for the period of April 1, 2006 through March 31, 2007. (20% County; 40% State; 40% Federal) (All Districts)

 

C.45       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the County Counsel, or designee, to execute a contract with Barbara Rebecca Byrnes in an amount not to exceed $107,000 to provide temporary legal services in accordance with a specified fee schedule for the period April 1, 2006 through March 31, 2007. (100% Third Party Revenues) (All Districts)

 

C.46    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with the Results Group in an amount not to exceed $171,250 to continue to provide organizational development services with Proposition 63 implementation and strategic planning for Contra Costa Regional Medical Center for the period March 1, 2006 through February 28, 2007.  (Budgeted:  42% State Proposition 63, 58% Enterprise I) (All Districts)    


C.47       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Addiction Research and Treatment, Inc. (dba Bay Area Addiction Research and Treatment), effective July 1, 2005, to modify the payment provisions to reflect the Drug Medi-Cal rates mandated by the State Department of Alcohol and Drug Programs, with no change in the payment limit of $2,700,000 and no change in the term of July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2006.  (Budgeted: 50% Federal Medi-Cal, 50% State Drug Medi-Cal) (All Districts)           


C.48       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Roberto Reyes in an amount not to exceed $64,214 to continue to provide management and oversight of the West and Central County Emergency Homeless facilities for the period March 1, 2006 through February 28, 2007. (Budgeted, 100% County) (All Districts)


C.49       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with STAT Nursing Services, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $250,000 to continue to provide nursing registry services at Contra Costa Medical Center and Contra Costa Health Centers for the period April 1, 2006 through March 31, 2007.  (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 12.3% County, 87.7% Patient/Third Party Revenues)  (All Districts)

 

C.50       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Sheriff-Coroner, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with CorrLogic, Inc., effective December 8, 2005, to increase the payment limit by $129,254 to a new payment limit of $387,762 and to extend the term from December 8, 2005 to December 7, 2006 to continue to provide maintenance of the detention facilities Institutional Management System. (Budgeted) (All Districts)

 

C.51       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the County Counsel, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Baker & O’Brien, Inc., effective April 1, 2006 to  increase the payment limit by $250,000 to continue to provide appraisal consulting services. (No net County cost) (All Districts)

 

C.52       ADOPT Resolution No. 2006/132 declaring an emergency pursuant to Public Contract Code Sections 22035 and 22050 and authorizing the Public Works Director/Chief Engineer, or designee, to enter into contracts and take other appropriate actions to repair storm damage to roads and channels. (All districts)

 

Other Actions

 

C.53       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.54       CONTINUE the emergency action originally taken by the Board of Supervisors on November 16, 1999 regarding the issue of homelessness in Contra Costa County.  (All Districts)

 

C.55       ACCEPT report from the Librarian on the proposed license agreement with Civic Technolgies, Inc., to subscribe to Library Decision, a Geographic Information System (GIS)-based web service for public libraries. (All Districts)

 

C.56       ACCEPT the Treasurer’s Investment Report on County investments as of December 31, 2005, as recommended by the Treasurer-Tax Collector. (All Districts)

 

C.57    APPROVE bid documents and specifications for a new Job Order Contract with a maximum contract value of $2 million, and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to advertise for bids to be received on April 25, 2006, as recommended by the General Services Director. (All Districts)

 

C.58       ACCEPT 2005 Annual Report from the Managed Care Commission Advisory Board, as recommended by the County Administrator. (All Districts)

 

C.59    RESCIND Board action of February 28, 2006 (Item C.92), which terminated local emergency declared on January 4, 2006 in response to conditions of extreme peril to the safety of persons and property as a result of severe storms in December 2005, as recommended by the Public Works Director. (All Districts)

 

C.60    APPROVE amendment to the Health Services Department’s Conflict of Interest Code, as recommended by County Counsel. (All Districts)

 

C.61       APPROVE amendments to Appendix A of the Mt. View Sanitary District Conflict of Interest Code, as recommended by County Counsel.

 

Redevelopment Agency

 

C.62    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Redevelopment Director to execute a contract with Contra Costa County in the amount of $35,000 to have the Community Development Department provide technical assistance to the Redevelopment Agency for fiscal year 2005/2006. (Budgeted) (All Districts)  (Consider with C.35)

 

 

 

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, March 21, 2006, 9:00 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: David Mackowiak and Keith Fleming.

 

Employee Organizations: Contra Costa County Employees’ Assn., Local No. 1; Am. Fed., State, County, & Mun. Empl., Locals 512 and 2700; Calif. Nurses Assn.; Service Empl. Int’l Union, Local 535; District Attorney’s Investigators Assn.; Deputy Sheriffs Assn.; United Prof. Firefighters, Local 1230; Physicians’ & Dentists’ Org. of Contra Costa; Western Council of Engineers; United Chief Officers Assn.; Service Empl. Int’l Union Health Care Workers, Local No. 250, and East County Firefighters’ Assn.

 

2.         Agency Negotiators:  Lori Gentles and John Cullen.

 

Unrepresented Employees: All unrepresented agency management employees (Resolution No. 2006/22, including its Exhibits), unrepresented nursing classification employees, and all other unrepresented agency employees.

 

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

1.                CCC v. Arntz Builders, et al.; Alameda County Superior Court No. RG05197197 (Consolidated); Transbay Fire Prevention Systems, Inc. v. Flintco, Inc., et al.; C.C.C. Superior Court No. C04-01924

2.                Eric Bachelor v. John Patterson, Blackhawk GHAD, et al., C.C.C. Superior Court No. C 05-02627

3.                Helen Sterling v. Contra Costa County, W.C.A.B. No. WCK 37932

 

C.        CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL--ANTICIPATED LITIGATION 

      Initiation of litigation pursuant to Gov. Code, § 54956.9(c):  One potential case.

 

 

 

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: 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 Mark DeSaulnier and Federal D. Glover) - 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  Mary N. Piepho and John Gioia)  - 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 Federal D. Glover and Mary N. Piepho) - 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

04-03-06

04-03-06

   9:00 a.m.

  10:30 a.m.

See above

See above

Finance Committee

Transportation Water & infrastructure

04-06-06

04-10-06

  10:00 a.m.

  10:00 a.m.

See above

See above

 

 

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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

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

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           Office of Emergency Services

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

SEIU          Service Employees International Union

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