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,  5th DISTRICT

JOHN GIOIA, 1st DISTRICT

GAYLE B. UILKEMA,  2nd DISTRICT

MARY N. PIEPHO, 3rd DISTRICT

SUSAN A. BONILLA, 4th 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

January 22, 2008

 

 

9:30 A.M.        Convene and announce adjournment to Closed Session, Room 101.

 

10:30 A.M.     Call to order and opening ceremonies.

 

Inspirational Thought -  “The library is the temple of learning, and learning has liberated more people than all the wars in history.” ~Carl T. Rowan

 

CONSIDER CONSENT ITEMS   (Items listed as C.1 through C.69 on the following agenda)Items are subject to removal from Consent Calendar by request of any Supervisor or on request for discussion by a member of the public. Items removed from this section will be considered with the Short Discussion Items.

 

PRESENTATIONS

 

PR.1    PRESENTATION to proclaim January 2008 as National Blood Donor Month in Contra Costa County. (Supervisor Uilkema) (All Districts)

 

PR.2    PRESENTATION to acknowledge and honor the significant contributions provided by the Dean and Margaret Lesher Foundation to library service in Contra Costa County. (Anne Cain, Librarian) (All Districts)

 

SHORT DISCUSSIONS ITEMS

 

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

 

SD.2    CONSIDER any Consent Items previously removed.

 

SD.3    HEARING to consider adopting Resolution No. 2008/2 to create Zone 3005 (North Richmond) in County Service Area (CSA) P-6 and authorize an election for police service taxes; and adopting Ordinance No. 2008-01 to be presented for approval of the voters of Zone 3005-CSA P-6 by a March 25, 2008 mail ballot election on fees for a Police Services District for Subdivision 058938. (Catherine Kutsuris, Community Development Department) (District I)

 

DELIBERATION ITEMS

 

11:30  

 

D.1      HEARING on an appeal filed by the Saranap Community Association (Appellant) of the County Planning Commission’s decision to approve an application for a tree permit to construct a new single family residence, with variances for a 0-foot front yard setback (where 20 feet is required); a 0-foot side yard setback (where 10 feet is required) and a 10-foot aggregate (where 20 feet is required) to allow the construction of a driveway structure that consists of a retaining wall less that 3-feet with a concrete slab and a 3-foot fence on top, 96 Grandview Place, Walnut Creek (Steven Kooyenga—Owner, Saranap Community Association—Appellant) (County File:  TP060040). (Catherine Kutsuris, Community Development Department) (District II)

 

Closed Session

 

1:00

 

D.2      HEARING on an appeal by  Rodney Paul and Marilyn Stollon of the County Planning Commission's decision to grant approval of a modification to the Colusa Circle Final Development Plan allowing for an office and retail business complex located at #370 to #380 Colusa Avenue (at the intersections of Oak View Avenue and Santa Fe Avenue) in the Kensington area. (Catherine Kutsuris, Community Development Department) (District I)

 

1:30    

 

D.3      HEARING on two appeals of the East County Regional Planning Commission’s approval of a substantial modification to the Final Development Plan for the Discovery Bay West Project to allow for the installation of a vehicular gate at the southern approach to the Oasis Drive bridge located at the intersection of Lakeshore Circle and Oasis Drive, within the development commonly known as “Lakeshore,” Discovery Bay area (Lakeshore Residential Owners Association—Applicant, Owner, and Appellant; The Lakes at Discovery Bay Homeowners Association—Potential Co-Applicant; Shanon Stellini, et al—Appellants) (County File #DP063073). (Catherine Kutsuris, Community Development Department) (District III)

 

Closed Session

 

Adjourn in memory of Victor Mackie Pease

 

Supplemental Calendar of Closed Session Items

Tuesday, January 22, 2008, 9:30 a.m. and thereafter

Board Chambers Room 107 and Room 101

 

A.        CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATORS

 

1.         Agency Negotiators: Lori Gentles and Linda Ashcraft.

 

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 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:  Lori Gentles and John Cullen.

 

Unrepresented Employees: All unrepresented agency management employees (Resolution No. 2007/366, 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.       Kristy Linkenhoker v. Contra Costa County, U.S.D.C. No. C 06-05432 EDL 

2.       State Board of Equalization v. All Persons Interested, et al., Sacramento Superior Court No. 07AS04798

 

C.         CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL--ANTICIPATED LITIGATION  Initiation of litigation pursuant             to Gov. Code, § 54956.9(c):  One potential case.

 

D.        PUBLIC EMPLOYEE APPOINTMENTS

            Title:     Agricultural Commissioner

                        County Administrator

                        County Veterans Service Officer

 

 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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. 2008/57 approving and authorizing the Public Works Director, or designee, to submit a 2008/2009 Transportation Development Act Grant application to the Metropolitan Transportation Commission in the amount of $257,500 for Fiscal Year 2008/2009 for the Knightsen Pedestrian Path, Pacheco Boulevard Sidewalk Gap Closure, Pomona Street Bike Lane, and the Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety Education projects, Countywide. (No General Fund impact) (All Districts)

 

C.2      ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/58 accepting as complete the contracted construction work performed by W.R. Forde Associates for the Pacifica Avenue Improvements Project, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Bay Point area. (37.49% Transportation Development Act, 28.46% Safe Route to School, 27.8% Bicycle Transportation Account, and 6.25% Local Gas Tax funding) (District V)

 

C.3      APPROVE the North Richmond Bikeway Project and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to advertise the project, Richmond area; and ADOPT related California Environmental Quality Act findings. (89% Transportation Fund for Clean Air and 11% Local Road funding) (District I)

 

Special Districts & County Airports

 

C.4      APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Chief Engineer, Flood Control & Water Conservation District, or designee, to execute an amendment to the June 16, 2003 Joint Exercise of Powers Agreement with the City of Pleasant Hill and an amendment to the June 30, 2003 Cost Share Agreement with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, for the Grayson and Murderers’ Creeks Project, Pleasant Hill and Walnut Creek areas.  (Flood Control Zone 3B funding) (Districts II & IV)

 

C.5      APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Airports Director, or designee, to execute a second lease amendment between the County, as lessor, and Concord Jet Service, Inc., as tenant, to increase the monthly ground rent by a minimum of $3,466 consistent with other non-Fixed Base Operator rates. (Revenue accrues to the Airport Enterprise Fund) (District IV)

 

Statutory Actions

 

C.6      DECLARE certain ordinances duly published. (All Districts)

 

Claims, Collections & Litigation

 

C.7      DENY claims by  Franklin M. Sterling and Associates, and Byron P. Shields. (All Districts)

 

C.8      AUTHORIZE the County Counsel to file an Interpleader Action and Request for Declaratory Relief against the U.S. Department of Treasury, the California Department of Social Services, and Our Home, Inc., to determine which party is entitled to group home payments related to services provided in the Antioch area to County wards, as recommended by the County Counsel.  (District V)

 

Honors & Proclamations

 

C.9      ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/37 proclaiming January 31, 2008 as National Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) Awareness Day and the Earn It! Keep It! Save It! Campaign Kick-Off in Contra Costa County, as recommended by the Employment and Human Services Director.  (All Districts)

 

C.10    ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/54 recognizing Scott Hein of Save Mt. Diablo for his photography of Mt. Diablo and for raising awareness for land programs, as recommended by Supervisor Bonilla. (District IV)

 

C.11    ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/55 recognizing Liz Lamach for her efforts in planning and fundraising for Matteo's Dream Playground in Concord, as recommended by Supervisor Bonilla. (District IV)

 

C.12    ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/56 recognizing Carl Hopkins, volunteer mediator for the Center for Human Development, as recommended by Supervisor Bonilla. (District IV).

 

C.13    ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/60 recognizing Daphne Miller of the Food Bank of Contra Costa for her many humanitarian endeavors, as recommended by Supervisor Bonilla. (District IV).

 

C.14    ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/59 proclaiming January 2008 as National Blood Donor Month in Contra Costa County, as recommended by Supervisor Uilkema. (See PR.1) (All Districts)

 

C.15    ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/61 acknowledging and honoring the significant contributions provided by the Dean and Margaret Lesher Foundation to library service in Contra Costa County, as recommended by the Librarian. (See PR.2) (All Districts)

 

C.16    ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/62 recognizing Concord Police Officer of the Year Master Officer Don Lawson, as recommended by Supervisor Bonilla. (District IV)

 

Ordinances

 

C.17    INTRODUCE Ordinance No. 2008-3 to repeal Ordinance Code Chapter 450-4 on hazardous waste generators, WAIVE reading, and FIX February 5, 2008 for adoption, as recommended by the Health Services Director.  (All Districts)

 

C.18    INTRODUCE Ordinance No. 2008-04 to authorize the use of administrative fines and/or applicant-paid monitoring if a property owner fails to comply with land use permit conditions; WAIVE reading and SET February 5, 2008 for adoption; and ADOPT related California Environmental Quality Act findings, as recommended by the Internal Operations Committee. (All Districts)

 

Appointments & Resignations

 

C.19    DECLARE VACANT the At Large #1 seat, the Lafayette Local Committee seat, and the Martinez Local Committee seat on the Advisory Council on Aging, and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancies, as recommended by the Advisory Council on Aging. (All Districts)

 

Appropriation Adjustments  - FY 2007/08

 

C.20    Employment and Human Services (0502, 0503, 0504):  APPROVE Revenue Adjustment No. 5042 to redistribute revenue among the appropriate organizational units within the Department to reflect the actual and anticipated revenue for Fiscal Year 2007/2008.  (All Districts)

 

Intergovernmental Relations

 

C.21    ADOPT Contra Costa County 2008 Federal and State Legislative Platforms, as recommended by the County Administrator. (All Districts)

 

Personnel Actions

 

C.22    APPOINT Battalion Chief Hugh Henderson, East Contra Costa Fire Protection District, as the Acting Fire Chief, East Contra Costa Fire Protection District, effective February 1, 2008, as recommended by the County Administrator. (Budgeted) (Districts III and V)

 

C.23    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20424 to reclassify an Account Clerk-Advanced position (represented) and its incumbent to an Accounting Technician position (represented) in the Community Development Department. (100% Land development application fees) (All Districts)

 

C.24    ACKNOWLEDGE receipt of a signed petition dated October 1, 2007, from the Sheriff’s Non-Sworn Management Unit to decertify from AFSCME, Local 512, as recommended by the Human Resources Director. (All Districts)

 

C.25    ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/63 amending Section 48.1 (g) Hazard Pay of the Memorandum of Understanding with United Clerical, Technical and Special Employees AFSCME Local 2700 to add hazard pay benefits to Local 2700 employees working at the Custody Alternative Facility and Marsh Creek Detention Facility, as recommended by the Human Resources Director. (100% 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.26    ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/64 approving and authorizing the Health Services Director, or designee, to submit an application to the State Department of California, Housing and Community Development, for a capital development loan in an amount not to exceed $1,000,000 for the County's Homeless Emergency Housing and Assistance Program at 4639 Pacheco Blvd, Martinez, to provide for sober living transitional housing for homeless individuals for Fiscal Year 2008/2018. (10-Year use requirement in lieu of match) (District II) 

 

C.27    APPROVE AND AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with the California Department of Aging to increase the County allocation by $15,809 to new allocation of $273,234 for the Health Insurance Counseling and Advocacy Program for the period July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008.  (No County match) (All Districts)

 

C.28    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with the California Department of Aging, to increase the County allocation by $199,564 to a new allocation of $3,781,785 for one-time-only supplemental funding for Area on Aging, Title III Programs, with no change in the term of July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008. (No County match) (All Districts)

 

C.29    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to apply for and execute a contract to accept grant funding from the National Center on Senior Transportation in the amount of $59,200 for the Contra Costa Responsible Options for Aging Driver Safety Project for the period February 1, 2008 through January 31, 2009. (No County match) (All Districts)

 

C.30    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director or designee, to execute a contract with the California Department of Community Services and Development in an amount of $92,365 for Community Service Block Grant services to low-income County residents and their families for the period January 1, 2008 through December 31, 2009. (No County match) (All Districts)

 

C.31    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the County Librarian to apply for and accept a grant in the amount of $1,500 from Crockett Community Foundation to purchase picture books and easy readers to support the early literacy needs of young children in the Crockett community. (No match) (District II)

 

C.32    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Building Inspection Director to execute a contract with the City of Richmond to provide the city enhanced building inspection-related services for the period December 1, 2007 through November 30, 2008. (100% Reimbursement from City of Richmond) (District I)

 

APPROVE and AUTHORIZE execution of agreements between the County and the following parties as noted for the purchase of equipment and/or services:

 

C.33    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Delta Demolition Contractors, Inc., in the amount of $500,000 for demolition services in connection with the Orbisonia Heights Project for the period January 22 to September 30, 2008, Bay Point area. (100% County Redevelopment Agency funding) (District V)

 

C.34    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Asbestos Management Group of California, Inc., in the amount of $500,000 for demolition services in connection with the Orbisonia Heights Project for the period January 22 to September 30, 2008, Bay Point area. (100% Redevelopment Agency funding) (District V)

 

C.35    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with LTP CarePro, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $48,000 to provide augmented board and care services for County-referred mentally disordered clients for the period February 1, 2008 through January 31, 2009. (100% Mental health realignment funding) (All Districts)

 

C.36    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with the West Contra Costa Youth Service Bureau, effective December 1, 2007, to increase the payment limit by $119,800 to a new payment limit of $428,780 to provide school-based mental health services to additional seriously emotionally disturbed students in West County with no change in the original term of July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008, and to increase the six-month automatic extension payment limit by $59,900 to a new payment limit of $214,390. (50% Federal Medi-Cal; 46% State Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment; 4% West Contra Costa Unified School District funding) (District I)

 

C.37    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with S.P. Resources, LLC (dba Medsource Consultants), effective September1, 2007, to increase the payment limit by $100,440 to a new payment limit of $286,200 to provide additional temporary psychiatric services for the County's Child and Adolescent Outpatient Mental Health Clinics with no change in the original term of March 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008. (100% Mental health realignment funding) (All Districts)

 

C.38    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Gloria Hess Bentinck, M.D., in an amount not to exceed $235,000 to provide psychiatric services at the Adult Mental Health Clinic, Concord area, for the period February 1, 2008 through January 31, 2009. (100% Mental health realignment funding) (All Districts)

 

C.39    AMEND Board action of November 6, 2007 (Item C.93), which authorized the Health Services Director to execute a contract with Wade Cartwright, M.D., to provide professional otolaryngology services for Contra Costa Health Plan members, to correct the contract term expiration date from October 31, 2009 to October 31, 2008, as recommended by the Health Services Director. (No additional fiscal impact) (All Districts)

 

C.40    AMEND Board action of November 6, 2007 (Item C.94), which authorized the Health Services Director to execute a contract with the Contra Costa Cardiology Medical Group to provide professional cardiology services for Contra Costa Health Plan members, to correct the contract term expiration date from October 31, 2009 to October 31, 2008, as recommended by the Health Services Director. (No additional fiscal impact) (All Districts)

 

C.41    AMEND Board action of November 6, 2007 (Item C.87), which authorized the Health Services Director to execute a contract with Rubino Counseling Services to provide Medi-Cal specialty mental health services for the period July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2009, to correct the Contractor's name to read The Lucas Michael Rubino Family and Child Counseling, as recommended by the Health Services Director.  (No additional fiscal impact) (All Districts)

 

C.42    AMEND Board action of November 6, 2007 (Item C.75), which authorized the Health Services Director to execute a contract with Turning Point Counseling Center to provide Medi-Cal specialty mental health services for the period July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2009, to correct the Contractor's name to read Youth Homes, Inc., as recommended by the Health Services Director. (No additional fiscal impact) (All Districts)

 

C.43    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with the Regents of the University of California in an amount not to exceed $32,760 to provide psychiatric services for Southeast Asian patients at the Richmond Health Center for the period July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008, including a provision for mutual indemnification against claims related to services provided under the contract. (100% Enterprise Fund I) (All Districts)

 

C.44    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Purchasing Agent, or designee, to provide payment in an amount not to exceed $1,254 in legal fees to attorneys or authorized representatives upon each successful Social Security Income (SSI) appeal for Cash Assistance Program for Immigrants (CAPI) recipients, for the period January 1 through December 31, 2008, as recommended by the Employment and Human Services Director. (100% State funding) (All Districts)

 

C.45    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with STAND! Against Domestic Violence, effective December 1, 2007, to decrease the payment limit by $11,250 to a new payment limit of $63,750 to implement a "Promoting Safe and Stable Families" collaborative, with no change in the term of July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008.  (50% Federal; 35% State; 15% County General Fund) (District IV)

 

C.46    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Guardian Security Agency, effective November 1, 2007, to increase the payment limit by $45,000 to a new payment limit of $99,000 to provide temporary security guard services, with no change in the term of July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008. (80% Federal, 10% State, 10% County General Fund) (All Districts)

 

C.47    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with the Young Men's Christian Association of the East Bay, West Contra Costa Branch, effective December 1, 2007, to decrease the payment limit by $15,442 to a new payment limit of $84,558 to provide Promoting Safe and Stable Families Program services in the West County area, with no change in the term of July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008. (48% Federal; 36% State; 16% County General Fund) (District I) 

 

C.48    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute contract amendment with Ambrose Recreation and Park District, effective December 1, 2007, to decrease the payment limit by $12,945 to a new payment limit of $73,355 to provide services for the Youth Opportunities Unlimited Project, with no change in the term of July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008.  (42.1% Federal - Promoting Safe and Stable Families, 40.5% State - Family Preservation, 17.4% County General Fund) (Districts IV and V)

 

C.49    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute contract amendments to increase the payment limits for Pre-Kindergarten literacy classroom support services, with no change to the term September 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008 (100% State funds) (All Districts):

 

Contractor

Increase by

New Payment Limit 

Kids' Club, Inc. (dba Antioch Partnership for Quality Childcare, Inc.) 

$3,000

$245,093

First Baptist Church of Pittsburg

$2,000

$136,496

Richmond Elementary School

$2,000

$186,874

 

C.50    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with the University of California, Berkeley, in an amount not to exceed $77,165 to provide external evaluation services for System of Care Parenting for Permanency Grant services for the period January 1 through September 30, 2008, including a provision for mutual indemnification against claims related to performance under the contract. (100% Federal Grant funding) (All Districts)

 

C.51    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Family Stress Center, a non-profit corporation, effective December 1, 2007, to increase the payment limit by $49,000 to a new payment limit of $425,000 to provide ongoing out-of-school youth Workforce Investment Act (WIA) services and one-stop youth case management services, with no change in the term of July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008. (100% Federal - WIA funding) (Districts I and II)

 

C.52    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Family Stress Center, a non-profit corporation, effective December 1, 2007, to increase the payment limit by $8,000 to a new payment limit of $93,000 to provide ongoing comprehensive Workforce Investment Act (WIA) youth development services to eligible out-of-school youth in the West County area, with no change in the term of July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008. (100% Federal – WIA funding) (Districts I and II)

 

C.53    AMEND Board Action of March 6, 2007, Item C.80, which approved and authorized the County Probation Officer, or designee, to execute a contract with Thelton E. Henderson Center for Social Justice in the amount of $35,000 to provide training services for the Enhanced Disproportionate Minority Contact Technical Assistance Project for the period March 7 through December 31, 2007, to CORRECT the contractor entity from Thelton E. Henderson Center for Social Justice to Regents of U.C. Berkeley and the contract term from March 7 through December 31, 2007 to March 6, 2007 through January 31, 2008, as recommended by the County Administrator. (All Districts)

 

C.54    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Human Resources Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Roberts Consulting Group, Inc., in the amount of $33,000 to provide executive recruitment services for the position of County Administrator, for the period January 1 through August 31, 2008. (Budgeted, 100% County General Fund) (All Districts)

 

 

C.55    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the County Counsel, or designee, to execute a contract with Pamela J. Zaid in an amount not to exceed $95,700 to provide professional legal services for the period February 1, 2008 through January 31, 2009. (Budgeted, Service fees) (All Districts)

 

C.56    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Building Inspection Director, or designee, to execute an amendment to the contract and 2003 Maintenance Agreement with Selectron Technologies, Inc., to authorize the expenditure of no more than $151,915 to upgrade the Integrated Voice Response (IVR) VoicePermits System and provide maintenance services through December 31, 2012. (Building Permit Fees) (All Districts)

 

Other Actions

 

C.57    CONTINUE the emergency action originally taken by the Board of Supervisors on April 10, 2007 regarding the Lower Walnut Creek Interim Protection Measures Project, as recommended by the Chief Engineer, County Flood Control and Water Conservation District, Pacheco area. (Flood Control Zone 3B funding) (Districts II & IV)

 

C.58    CONTINUE the emergency action originally taken by the Board on November 16, 1999 regarding the issue of homelessness in Contra Costa County, as recommended by the Health Services Director. (All Districts)

 

C.59    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to submit a request to the State to increase the In-Home Supportive Services Public Authority rate for Contra Costa County to $13.47 per hour effective March 2, 2008. (All Districts) 

 

C.60    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Building Inspection Director, or designee, to pay $250 to the Board for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors to satisfy an administrative fine for a citation. (Budgeted) (All Districts)

 

C.61    ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/65 allowing the County to reimburse certain expenditures for capital improvements to 300, 400, and 500 Ellinwood Way, Pleasant Hill, for the Employment and Human Services Department, as recommended by the County Administrator’s Office. (All Districts)

 

C.62    ACCEPT report from the General Services Director detailing blanket purchase order activity by County departments for the period July 1 through December 31, 2007. (All Districts)

 

C.63    ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/45 approving and authorizing the Deputy Director-Redevelopment to execute a Second Amendment to the Joint Powers Agreement for the Pleasant Hill BART Leasing Authority as the legislative body for the County, consenting to the First Amendment to Agency Assistance Agreement between the Contra Costa County Redevelopment Agency and Pleasant Hill Transit Village Associates, LLC; and adopting findings pursuant to Health and Safety Code Section 33445 regarding infrastructure and placemaking improvements being of benefit to the area, availability of financing, and the elimination of blight in the area. (District IV) (Consider with C.69)

 

C.64    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director to execute a Joint Exercise of Powers Agreement between the County and the Contra Costa County Redevelopment Agency for the demolition of properties; ELECT to use alternative bidding procedures to expedite the demolition of structures as permitted by Public Contract Code Sections 20120-20145; and DELEGATE to the Public Works Director the authority to proceed in the most expeditious manner to complete demolition projects, and to enter into contracts therefor. (No General Fund impact) (Consider with C.70)

 

C.65    ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/3 to rescind a land conservation contract and ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/4 approving a new land conservation contract for Assessor’s Parcel No. 011-070-014, Byron area, with Eloisa M. Ruiz, Trustee of the Rafael S. and Regina A. Martinez Family Survivor’s Trust dated March 7, 2002, for agricultural uses consistent with the requirements of the Williamson Act; and ADOPT related California Environmental Quality Act findings, as recommended by the Community Development Director. (All Districts)

 

C.66    CONTINUE Emergency Action taken by the Board of Supervisors on November 27, 2007 regarding the Cosco Busan Oil Spill. (All Districts)

 

Redevelopment Agency

 

C.67    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Redevelopment Director to execute a contract amendment with Klute Demolition partnership, effective December 18, 2007, to correct the contractor name and extend the term by one month through February 29, 2008, related to demolition and abatement services. (No additional cost) (District II)

 

C.68    ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/46 approving and authorizing the Redevelopment Director to execute a Second Amendment to the Joint Powers Agreement for the Pleasant Hill BART Leasing; approving and execution of a First Amendment to Agency Assistance Agreement between the County Redevelopment Agency and Pleasant Hill Transit Village Associates, LLC; and adopting findings pursuant to Health and Safety Code Section 33445 regarding infrastructure and placemaking improvements being of benefit to the area, availability of financing, and the elimination of blight in the area; and adopting findings related to the preference of public employees in the sale of for-sale housing units to be developed on the BART property. (District IV) (Consider with C.64)

 

C.69    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Redevelopment Director to execute a Joint Exercise of Powers Agreement between the Agency and Contra Costa County for the demolition of properties. (Consider with C.65)

 

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 second Monday of the month at 10:00 a.m. in Room 101, County Administration Building, 651 Pine Street, Martinez.

 

The Legislation Committee (Supervisors Mary N. Piepho and Susan A. Bonilla) - meets on the fourth Monday of the month at 10:30 a.m. 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 11:00 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 1:00 p.m. in Room 101, County Administration Building, 651 Pine Street, Martinez.

 

The Capital Facilities Committee  (Supervisors Federal D. Glover and Susan A. Bonilla) - meets as needed.

 

   Capital Facilities Committee  

   Internal Operations Committee

Family and Human Services Committee

 

 

01/28/08

 

 

1:00 p.m.

 

 

See above

Finance Committee

Public Protection Committee

Transportation Water & Infrastructure

 

 

 

 

 

 

AD HOC COMMITTIES

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

 

 

 

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

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

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