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.

 

 

 

 

AGENDA

April 1, 2008

 

 

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

 

Inspirational Thought -  "We cannot seek achievement for ourselves and forget about progress and prosperity for our community…Our ambitions must be broad enough to include the aspirations and needs of others, for their sakes and for our own."  ~ Cesar Chavez

 

CONSIDER CONSENT ITEMS   (Items listed as C.1 through C.90 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 acknowledge the selection of Dr. Patricia Stroh as the 2008 Administrator of the Year by the California Head Start Association. (Joe Valentine, Employment and Human Services Director) (All Districts)

 

PR.2    PRESENTATION to declare April 2008 as “Alcohol Awareness Month in Contra Costa County.” (Supervisors Piepho and Glover) (All Districts) 

 

SHORT DISCUSSION ITEMS

 

SD.1    PUBLIC COMMENT (3 Minutes/Speaker)

 

SD.2    CONSIDER any Consent Items previously removed.

 

SD.3    CONSIDER adopting Resolution No. 2008/167 amending the language in Resolution No. 2002/615 approving general wage increases for specified safety employees assigned to the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District. (Lori Gentles, Human Resources Director) (All Districts)

 

DELIBERATION ITEMS

 

D.1      CONSIDER establishing the position of IPM (Integrated Pest Management) Coordinator within the Health Services Department, and DIRECT the Health Services Department to work with the Human Resources Department to establish a job classification for this position. (Jason Crapo, County Administrator’s Office) (All Districts)

 

D.2      CONSIDER directing the Health Services and Agriculture Departments to work with the County Agricultural Task Force and local farming groups to develop or expand existing distribution systems to deliver local agricultural products to consumers throughout the County, and to take related actions. (Supervisors Gioia and Piepho) (All Districts)

 

11:00 A.M.  Fifteenth Annual Cesar Chavez Commemorative Celebration  (Carlos Baltodano, Former Building Inspection Director, Master of Ceremonies)

 

Closed Session

 

1:00 P.M. 

 

 DELIBERATION ITEMS - continued

 

D.3      HEARING on the recommendation of the County Planning Commission for a proposed amendment of the  Residential Second Unit Ordinance that would increase the permitted size of second units and increase the size of an attached accessory structure on properties of five acres or more within agricultural zoning districts. The proposal would apply to the unincorporated areas of the County.  (Catherine Kutsuris, Community Development Department) (All Districts) 

 

D.4      HEARING on the recommendation of the East County Regional Planning Commission to approve a request to rezone approximately ten acres of property located at 215 Eagle Lane, Knightsen area, from Heavy Agricultural (A-3) General Agricultural (A-2) (Tom Powers – Applicant, and Phillip & Barbara Hansen – Owners) (County File RZ06-3182).  (Catherine Kutsuris, Community Development Department)  (District III) 

 

D.5      ACCEPT report from County Water Agency on Delta water issues; CONSIDER authorizing the Chair, Board of Supervisors, to sign a letter to the State Department of Water Resources indicating the County’s objection to any consideration of a peripheral canal in the absence of a comprehensive plan to address the overall health of the Delta; CONSIDER placing the question of developing a position on the peripheral canal on a future Board agenda, and taking related actions.  (Roberta Goulart, Contra Costa County Water Agency) (All Districts)

 

Closed Session

 

 

Adjourn in memory of John Marin and Richard Granzella

 

 

 

Supplemental Calendar of Closed Session Items

Tuesday, April 1, 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. 2008/147, 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.  Bickert v. Contra Costa County, U.S.D.C. No. C 07-02636 WHA

2.  Mary Campbell-Kniss v. Contra Costa County, W.C.A.B. No. WCK 0055325

3.  Barbara Dallas v. County of Contra Costa, et al., C.C.C. Superior Court No. C 07 01072

 

C.         CONFERENCE WITH REAL PROPERTY NEGOTIATOR

            1.         Property:  Danville Veterans’ Hall, 400 Hartz Avenue, Danville, CA

                        Agency Negotiators:  Mike Lango and Dick Awenius

                        Negotiating parties:  Contra Costa County and the City of the Town of Danville

                        Under negotiation:  price and payment terms

2.         Property:  215 2nd St., 220 O’Hara Ave., 172-192 Delta Rd., APN 041-021-014 (Live Oak Ave.), all in Oakley

                        Agency Negotiator:  John Cullen

                        Negotiating parties:  County, East Contra Costa Fire Protection District, and City of Oakley

                        Under negotiation:  price and payment terms

 

 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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)

 

Engineering Services

 

C.1      DP 88-03007:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/190 accepting offer of dedication for roadway purposes for project being developed by The Stratford at Lafayette, LLC, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Lafayette area. (District II)

 

C.2      RA 02-01129 (Cross-reference SD 95-07976):  ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/191 accepting completion of warranty period and release of cash deposit for faithful performance for Windemere Parkway Culvert #4 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.3      RA 03-01153 (Cross-reference SD 99-08306):  ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/192 accepting completion of warranty period and release of cash deposit for faithful performance for the subdivision agreement (right-of-way landscaping) for project being developed by Shapell Homes, a division of Shapell Industries, Inc., a Delaware corporation, as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.4      RA 06-01224 (Cross-reference SD 99-08381): ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/193 approving the road improvement agreement for the Camino Tassajara Ridge Regional Trail (North Portion) for project being developed by Shapell Homes, a division of Shapell Industries, Inc., a Delaware corporation, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Danville area. (District III)

 

C.5      RA 06-01225 (Cross-reference SD 05-08943):  ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/194 approving the road improvement agreement for the Camino Tassajara Ridge Regional Trail (South Portion) for project being developed by Shapell Homes, a division of Shapell Industries, Inc., a Delaware corporation, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Danville area. (District III)

 

C.6      SD 99-08306:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/195 accepting offer of dedication for road purposes for project being developed by Shapell Industries, Inc., a Delaware corporation, as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.7      SD 04-08839:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/196 accepting completion of warranty period and release of cash deposit for faithful performance for project being developed by Davni II Development, LLC, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Martinez area. (District II)

 

Special Districts & County Airports

 

C.8      ADOPT the San Pablo Dam Road Street Lights Installation Project Negative Declaration in compliance with the California Environmental Quality Act, APPROVE the project, and DIRECT the Community Development Director to file a Notice of Determination, as recommended by the Public Works Director, El Sobrante area. (County Service Area L-100 funding) (District I)

 

C.9      ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/198 establishing a rate of $30 per Equivalent Runoff Unit for Stormwater Utility Area 17 (unincorporated County) for Fiscal Year 2008/2009 and requesting the County Flood Control and Water Conservation District to adopt annual parcel assessments for drainage maintenance and the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Program, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Countywide. (Stormwater Utility Area 17 funding) (All Districts)

 

C.10    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Azevedo’s Landscape, effective February 1, 2008, to extend the term from February 1, 2008 through January 31, 2009 and increase the payment limit by $24,000 to a new payment limit of $43,000 for continuing landscape and grounds maintenance services, Rodeo area. (Countywide Lighting & Landscaping District, Zone 38 funding) (District II)

 

C.11    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Keller Mitchell & Company, effective April 1, 2008, to extend the term from March 31, 2008 through March 31, 2009 and increase the payment limit by $50,000 to a new payment limit of $200,000 for continuing landscape architectural services, Countywide. (Developer fees) (All Districts)

 

 Claims, Collections & Litigation

 

C.12    DENY claims by Nikki Merrit; Angela Federigi; Raymond Boisvert; Mark Johnson, Mamie Johnson, Jordan Johnson, William Johnson, Julia Johnson, Rachel Johnson, and Michael Johnson; and Joe Hagan, and late claims by Shin Hyang, Isela Muro, Anthony Bernard Signorelli, and Carl Baity, Jr. (All Districts)

 

C.13    RECEIVE report concerning the final settlement of Mikisa Boone vs. Contra Costa County and AUTHORIZE payment from the General Liability and Medical Malpractice Trust Fund in the amount of $300,000 to the parents of Deonna Green, as recommended by the County Administrator. (All Districts)

 

Honors & Proclamations

 

C.14   ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/197 acknowledging the selection of Dr. Patricia Stroh as the 2008 Administrator of the Year by the California Head Start Association, as recommended by Employment and Human Services Director.  (All Districts) (See PR.1)

 

C.15    ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/200 recognizing the 66th Anniversary of the Fall of Bataan and proclaiming April 5, 2008 as Bataan-Corrigidor Survivors Day in Contra Costa County, as recommended by Supervisor Glover. (District V)

 

C.16    ADOPT Resolutions Nos. 2008/201 through 2008/209 to honor the AFSCME Union, Local 2700; Arts and Culture Commission of Contra Costa; Central Labor Council of Contra Costa County AFL-CIO; Health services Department; Employment and Human Services Department; General Services Department; Public Employees Union Local #; and Public Works Department, for their support and sponsorship of the 15th Annual Cesar E. Chavez Commemorative Celebration, as recommended by the 2008 Cesar E. Chavez Committee. (All Districts)

 

C.17    RATIFY Resolution No. 2008/143 honoring Superior Court Commissioner James H. Libbey on the occasion of his retirement, as recommended by Supervisor Uilkema. (All Districts)

 

C.18    ADOPT  Resolution No. 2008/211 honoring Lafayette 2008 Citizen of the Year Jeanne Ateljevich, as recommended by Supervisor Uilkema. (District II)

 

C.19    RATIFY Resolution No. 2008/188 recognizing Contra Costa County’s sister-county relationship with Taichung County, Taiwan, as recommended by Supervisor Bonilla. (All Districts)

 

Appointments & Resignations

 

C.20    RE-APPOINT Bertha Stobb to the District V seat (mobile home park tenant) on the Mobile Home Advisory Committee, as recommended by Supervisor Glover. (District V)

 

C.21    RE-APPOINT Joseph Duarte to the District V seat (mobile home park owner) on the Mobile Home Advisory Committee, as recommended by Supervisory Glover. (District V)

 

C.22    RE-APPOINT Larry Wirick to the Eastern Contra Costa Transit Authority (Tri-Delta Transit) Board, as recommended by Supervisor Glover. 

 

C.23    APPOINT Fixed Base Operator Managers nominee Mike Bruno of Sterling Aviation as the Contra Costa Airports Association representative to the Aviation Advisory Committee, as recommended by the Airports Director.

 

C.24    RE-APPOINT Pleasant Hill City Council nominee David Freet as the City of Pleasant Hill’s representative to the Aviation Advisory Committee, as recommended by the Airports Director. (District IV)

 

C.25    RE-APPOINT John Gonzales to the Alternate 1 seat on the Knightsen Town Advisory Council, as recommended by Supervisor Piepho. (District III)

 

C.26    ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/209 to re-appoint Supervisor Piepho as the Board's alternate representative to the Local Agency Formation Commission; Supervisors Gioia and Uilkema to the Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) Executive Board; Supervisors Bonilla and Piepho as the Board's alternate representatives to the Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) Executive Board; and Supervisor Gioia to the Contra Costa County Employees Retirement Association Board of Trustees, as recommended by Supervisor Glover. (All Districts) 

 

C.27  APPOINT Donald Hastings to the Montalvin Resident seat on the Montalvin Manor Redevelopment Advisory Committee, as recommended by Supervisor Gioia. (District I)

 

Appropriation Adjustments  - Fiscal Year 2007/08

 

C.28    Health Services (0853):  APPROVE Appropriations and Revenue Adjustment No. 5053 to authorize new revenue in the amount of $1,061,373 from Federally Qualified Health Center reimbursements and appropriate it to purchase three mobile medical vans to be used in the School-Based Clinic Program. (All Districts)

 

C.29    Sheriff’s Office (0362):  APPROVE Appropriations and Revenue Adjustment No. 5082 to authorize new revenue in the amount of $1,387,787 from the City and County of San Francisco Fiscal Year 2006 Urban Area Security Initiative Regional Funds (CFDA #97.008) and appropriating it to the Sheriff’s Emergency Services Division for the continued development of a regional communications interoperability network. (All Districts)

 

C.30    Sheriff’s Office (0362):  APPROVE Appropriations and Revenue Adjustment No. 5083 to authorize new revenue in the amount of $359,100 from the Governor’s Office of Homeland Security 2006 Buffer Zone Protection Program (CFDA #97.078) and appropriating it to the Sheriff’s Emergency Services Division to enhance the security of critical County infrastructure. (All Districts)

 

C.31    Sheriff’s Office (0362):  APPROVE Appropriations and Revenue Adjustment No. 5077 to authorize new revenue in the amount of $1,860,005 from the U.S. Office of Homeland Security, 2007 Homeland Security Grant (CFDA #97.067), and appropriate it to the Sheriff’s Emergency Services Division for specialized equipment purchases. (All Districts)

 

C.32    Sheriff’s Office (0362):  APPROVE Appropriations and Revenue Adjustment No. 5084 to authorize new revenue in the amount of $840,000 from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security 2007 Infrastructure Protection Program – Port Security Grant (CFDA #97.056) and appropriate it for equipment purchases. (All Districts)

 

C.33    Sheriff’s Office (0362)/General Services (0063):  APPROVE Appropriations and Revenue Adjustment No. 5080 to authorize the transfer of appropriations in the amount of $103,940 from the Office of the Sheriff to General Services, Fleet Operations to purchase three vehicles to enhance patrol services in the Marine Patrol unit. (100% U.S. Homeland Security Grant funding) (All Districts) (Consider with C.87)

 

C.34    Sheriff’s Office (0255)/General Services (0063):  APPROVE Appropriations and Revenue Adjustment No. 5081 to authorize the transfer of appropriations in the amount of $93,238 from the Office of the Sheriff to General Services, Fleet Operations to purchase four vehicles for use by the Marine Ocean Terminal-Concord (MOTCO) unit to provide patrol services. (100% U.S. Army funding) (All Districts)

 

C.35    General Services Department – Fleet Operations (0063):  APPROVE Appropriations and Revenue Adjustment No. 5078 to authorize new revenue in the amount of $11,205 from accumulated depreciation and estimated salvage and appropriate it to purchase one replacement vehicle for the Probation Department. (All Districts)

 

C.36    General Services Department – Fleet Operations (0063):  APPROVE Appropriations and Revenue Adjustment No. 5075 to authorize new revenue in the amount of $68,981 from accumulated depreciation and estimated salvage and appropriate it to purchase one replacement vehicle for the General Services Department and two replacement vehicles for the Office of the Public Defender. (All Districts)

 

C.37    General Services Department – Fleet Operations (0063):  APPROVE Appropriations and Revenue Adjustment No. 5079 to authorize new revenue in the amount of $52,900 from accumulated depreciation and estimated salvage and appropriate it to purchase two replacement vehicles for the Office of the Sheriff-Coroner. (All Districts)

 

Ordinances

 

C.38    ADOPT Ordinance No. 2008-13, as introduced on March 18, 2008, amending Section 33-5.403 of the Contra Costa County Ordinance Code to exempt from the Merit System the classes of Director, Department of Conservation and Development-Exempt and Deputy Director, Department of Conservation and Development-Exempt, and to eliminate the classification of Director of Building Inspection, as recommended by the Human Resources Director. (No fiscal impact) (All Districts)

 

C.39    INTRODUCE Ordinance No. 2008-15 to establish the Contra Costa County Department of Conservation and Development, WAIVE reading, and FIX April 8, 2008 for adoption, as recommended by the County Administrator.  (All Districts)

 

Intergovernmental Relations

 

C.40    SUPPORT Assembly Bill 2168 (Jones), which would authorize the adoption of regulations to encourage the direct sale by farmers to the public, establish farm stands as a form of direct marketing outlet, and require farm stands to meet specified requirements, as recommended by the Agricultural Commissioner, Health Services Director, and the Community Development Director. (All Districts)

 

Personnel Actions

 

C.41    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20543 to reclassify two Forensic Toxicologist I positions to Criminalist I (represented); four Forensic Toxicologist II positions to Criminalist II (represented); and three Forensic Toxicologist III positions to Criminalist III (represented); and transition incumbents into the new classifications. (Cost savings) (All Districts)

 

C.42    APPOINT James Stein, an existing County employee, as the Interim County Surveyor with full authority accorded by law to the County Surveyor in those duties related to land survey, until such time as a permanent County Surveyor is appointed, as recommended by the Public Works Director. (Budgeted) (All Districts) (Consider with C.43)

 

C.43    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20291 and Resolution No. 2008/212 to establish the Public Works Department class of County Surveyor-Exempt (unrepresented), allocate it to the Salary Schedule, and implement two 2.5% outstanding performance pay steps, as recommended by the Assistant County Administrator-Human Resources Director. (No fiscal impact) (All Districts) (Consider with C.42)

 

C.44    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20542 to establish the non-sworn classes of Forensic Manager (represented) and Forensics Supervisor (unrepresented), and allocate them to the Salary Schedule, reclassify one Senior Forensic Toxicologist and incumbent to Forensic Supervisor, and transfer one Supervising Forensic Toxicologist and incumbent to Forensic Manager in the Office of the Sheriff.  (One element of a cost saving reorganization) (All Districts) (Consider with C.46)

 

C.45    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20546 to add one Deputy Sheriff position (represented) in the Office of the Sheriff for illegal dumping enforcement activities.  (100% North Richmond Waste and Recovery Mitigation fees) (District I)

 

C.46    ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/216 to grant approval to establish a Non-Sworn Bargaining Unit within the Deputy Sheriffs' Association-Management Unit Memorandum of Understanding.  (No fiscal impact) (All Districts) (Consider with C.44)

 

Grants & Contracts

 

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

 

C.47    ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/213 approving and authorizing the Health Services Director, or designee, to submit an application to the State of California Housing and Community Development Department in an amount not to exceed $200,000 for the Federal Emergency Shelter Grant Program to support transitional housing for youth, for fiscal years 2008/09 and 2009/10. (No County match) (All Districts) 

 

C.48    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with California Department of Public Health, to pay the County an amount not to exceed $1,683,182 to provide the Public Health Emergency Preparedness Comprehensive Program for the period August 31, 2007 through August 31, 2008, including a provision to indemnify the State for claims arising with respect to intellectual property that result directly or indirectly from this agreement. (No County match) (All Districts)

 

C.49    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with the Antioch Unified School District, to pay County an amount not to exceed $14,900 to provide after-school activity and nutrition education programs for the period January 1 through June 30, 2008. (No County match)  (All Districts)

 

C.50    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with the West Contra Costa Unified School District, to pay County an amount not to exceed $68,540 to provide after-school activity and nutrition education programs for the period January 1 through June 30, 2008. (No County match) (All Districts)

 

C.51    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with La Clínica de La Raza, Inc., to pay County an amount not to exceed $47,385 to provide the Patient Navigator Program for the period September 1, 2007 through August 31, 2010, including a provision to indemnify the Grantor against claims arising out of the County’s performance under the contract. (No County match) (All Districts) (All Districts)

 

C.52    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with the Center for Human Development to pay the County an amount not to exceed $49,639 to provide the Public Health East County Environmental Justice Action Collaborative Project for the period February 1 through June 30, 2008. (No impact to the General Fund)  (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.53    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Lawrence V. Gossett, effective March 31, 2008, to extend the term through March 31, 2010 with no change to the payment limit for on-call plan check, map check, and application review services for various projects, Countywide.  (Developer fees) (All Districts)

 

C.54    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Purchasing Agent to execute a purchase order, on behalf of the Employment and Human Service Department, in the amount of $395,301 for the purchase of computer equipment for the California Works Information Network (CalWIN) Project, as recommended by the Employment and Human Services Director. (100% CalWIN funding) (All Districts)

 

C.55    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Guardian Security Agency, effective March 2, 2008, to increase the payment limit by $196,210 to a new payment limit of $295,210 with no change in the term of July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008, to provide security guard services at the Department’s Children’s Centers. (80% Federal, 10% State, 10% County General Fund) (All Districts)

 

C.56    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Dr. Robert Sargent, effective March 1, 2008, to increase the payment limit by $25,000 to a new payment limit of $67,000 with no change in the term of July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008, to provide additional psychological and mental health status evaluations, and substance abuse counseling for general assistance recipients. (100% County General Fund) (All Districts)

 

C.57    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with the Contra Costa Community College District at Contra Costa College, San Pablo, to provide bioscience training to Contra Costa County residents utilizing Alameda County Workforce Investment Board (WIB) Life Sciences Expansion Project Grant funds in an amount not to exceed $100,000 for the period October 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008. (100% Alameda County -WIB Life Sciences Expansion Project Grant funds) (District I)

 

C.58    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with the Contra Costa Community College District at Los Medanos College, Pittsburg, to provide a “Bridge" and a "Pre-Bridge" Career Pathways Project Program for disadvantaged, foster care, and out-of-school youth, in an amount not to exceed $90,000 for the period September 1, 2007 through December 31, 2008. (100% State Workforce Investment Act Youth Formula funding) (District V)

 

C.59    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with New Connections in an amount not to exceed $106,350 to provide services to County residents with HIV disease, for the period March 1 through June 30, 2008. (No impact to the General Fund)  (All Districts)

 

C.60    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Kid Commuter, LLC, effective February 1, 2008, to increase the payment limit by $25,000 to a new payment limit of $50,000 to provide transportation services to additional children with significant and chronic medical conditions, with no change in the original term of July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008. (100% California Children’s Services funding) (All Districts)

 

C.61    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Twin Medical Transaction Services, Inc. (dba MedAssist, Inc., effective March 1, 2008, to modify the service plan to add an additional rate of $125 per birth certificate acquisition and submission, in addition to the financial consulting services, with no change in original term of January 1 through December 31, 2008.  (Commission-based costs on collections) (All Districts)

 

C.62    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Echo Consulting Services of California, Inc., effective March 5, 2008, to extend the term that began on July 1, 2002 by one year, from June 30, 2008 through June 30, 2009, and increase the payment limit by $200,000 to a new payment limit of $1,400,000, to continue providing computer hardware and software maintenance services. (100% Enterprise Fund I) (All Districts)

 

C.63    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Aspira Technologies, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $500,000 to provide temporary Programmer/Analysts for the Department’s Information Systems Unit, for the period April 1, 2008 through March 31, 2009. (100% Enterprise Fund I) (All Districts)

 

C.64    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with California Psychiatric Transitions, Inc., effective April 1, 2008, to increase the payment limit by $102,000 to a new payment limit of $545,100 to provide services to additional clients referred to Contractor’s treatment facility, with no change on the original term of July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008. (100% Mental Health Realignment funding) (All Districts)

 

C.65    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Bay Area Community Resources, Inc., effective March 1, 2008, to increase the payment limit by $38,266 to a new payment limit of $121,913 to provide additional substance abuse prevention counseling services, with no change in the term from July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008. (70% Federal Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment Block Grant - Primary Prevention Set-Aside, 30% California Drug Court Implementation funding) (All Districts)

 

C.66    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Svetlana Theimer, MFT, effective March 1, 2008, to increase the payment by $13,000 to a new payment limit of $28,000 to provide Medi-Cal mental health specialty services to additional beneficiaries, with no change in the original term of July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2008. (100% Medi-Cal funding)  (All Districts)

 

C.67    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with The Unity Care Group in an amount not to exceed $67,405 to provide crisis residential treatment services for County-referred seriously emotionally disturbed youth, for the period February 18 through June 30, 2008, with a six-month automatic extension through December 31, 2008 in an amount not to exceed $83,190. (50% Federal Medi-Cal; 45% State Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment; 5% Mental Health Realignment funding)  (All Districts)

 

C.68    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Helen Zink, MFT, effective March 1, 2008, to increase the payment by $28,000 to a new payment limit of $78,000 to provide Medi-Cal mental health specialty services to additional beneficiaries, with no change in the original term of July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2008. (100% Medi-Cal funding) (All Districts)

 

C.69    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the County Building Official, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with William Stewart Heating and Air to extend the term by six months through October 14, 2008, with no change to the payment limit, to provide home weatherization services to low-income County residents. (100% State funds) (All Districts)

 

C.70    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the County Administrator, or designee, to execute a contract with Applied Survey Research, a non-profit corporation, in an amount not to exceed $30,057 to provide program evaluation services for the Zero Tolerance for Domestic Violence Initiative, for the period April 1 through August 31, 2008. (60 % Vital Records fee, 40% Federal funding) (All Districts)

 

Leases

 

C.71    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the General Services Director, or designee, to execute a lease with Youth Homes, Inc., for the two year period beginning April 1, 2008 and ending March 31, 2010, for approximately 3440 square feet of a residential home and office space at 2025 Sherman Drive, Pleasant Hill, for the operation of a children’s group home program, at a monthly rent of $2,000, as requested by the Employment and Human Services Department; ADOPT related California Environmental Quality Act findings and TAKE related actions. (Revenue accrues to the Employment and Human Services Department) (District IV)

 

Other Actions

 

C.72    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 funding) (Districts II & IV)

 

C.73    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to issue a Request for Proposals for Child Welfare Redesign, Differential Response Program Path 1 and Path 2 services in an amount not to exceed $910,000. (7% Federal, 88% State, 5% County General Fund) (All Districts)

 

C.74    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to increase enrollment from a maximum of 20 children to a new maximum of 24 children in dual, state and federally funded classrooms in the Department’s child care centers, effective February 19, 2008, as approved by the Federal Administration for Children and Families. (No impact to the County General Fund) (All Districts)

 

C.75    RECEIVE Grand Jury Report No. 0802 “Delinquent School Food Safety Inspections Place Student Health and Public School Lunch Program Funding at Risk” and REFER it to the County Administrator for response, as recommended by the County Administrator. (All Districts)

 

C.76    ACCEPT the Fiscal Year 2006/07 Community Facilities District report on County Community Facilities District No. 2001-1 (Norris Canyon) as required by Sections 50075.3 and 53411 of the California Government Code, as recommended by the Auditor-Controller. (All Districts)

 

C.77    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. (No fiscal impact) (All Districts)

 

C.78    GRANT a request submitted by Palmer Madden and Susan Paulus to extend by five years from August 9, 2008 to August 9, 2013, the period allowed for filing a parcel map for a Venting Tentative Map, that was approved by the Board of Supervisor on August 9, 2005, pertaining to the parcel located at 1900 Las Trampas Road, Alamo area, as recommended by the Community Development Director. (File #MS04-0008) (District III)   

 

C.79    APPROVE bid documents and specifications for two new Job Order Contracts for capital facility construction, each with a maximum contract value of $2 million, and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to advertise for bids to be received on May 1, 2008, as recommended by the General Services Director. (Charge to project budgets, as needed) (All Districts)

 

C.80    APPROVE the consolidation requests of the Antioch Unified School District, San Ramon Valley School District and City of Orinda as on file in the Contra Coast Elections department for the June 3, 2008 Direct Primary Election, as recommended by the Clerk-Recorder (Registrar of Voters). (100% Election fees) (Districts II, III, and IV)

 

C.81    AUTHORIZE the Chair, Board of Supervisors, to execute Amendment No. 1 to the agreement among Contra Costa County, the Ironhouse Sanitary District, Cities of Antioch, Brentwood and Pittsburg, and the Delta Diablo Sanitation District, for household hazardous waste collection service, primarily for the purpose of allocating capital costs of the proposed expansion of the Delta Household Hazardous Waste Collection Facility, as recommended by the Community Development Director. (100% Solid Waste Franchise fees) (Districts III and V) 

 

C.82    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute an Unpaid Student Training Agreement with Northern California Training Institute to provide field instruction in the Health Services Department for the University’s students, for the period March 1, 2008 through February 28, 2013. (No fiscal impact) (All Districts)

 

C.83    CONTINUE the emergency action originally taken by the Board of Supervisors on November 16, 1999 regarding the issue of homelessness in Contra Costa County, as recommended by the Health Services Director.  (All Districts)

 

C.84    AUTHORIZE the Chair, Board of Supervisors, to execute Amendment 1 to the Memorandum of Understanding with the City of Richmond regarding the mitigation fee charged on material and waste processed at the Bulk Material Processing Center located at the West Contra Costa Sanitary Landfill in North Richmond; APPROVE North Richmond Waste and Recovery Mitigation Fee Join Expenditure Planning Committee bylaws and 2008/09 Expenditure Plan; and APPOINT specified Committee alternate members, as recommended by the Community Development Director. (District I)

 

C.85    APPROVE amendment to the conflict of interest code for the Health Services Department, as recommended by the County Counsel. (All Districts)

 

C.86    CONTINUE the emergency action taken by the Board of Supervisors on November 27, 2007 regarding the Cosco Busan oil spill in San Francisco Bay, as recommended by the Sheriff-Coroner.  (All Districts)

 

C.87    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Purchasing Agent, or designee, to purchase three additional vehicles for the Marine Services Unit of the Office of the Sheriff-Coroner. (100% U.S. Homeland Security Grant funding) (All Districts) (Consider with C.33)

 

C.88    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Chair, Board of Supervisors to sign an application for, and authorize acceptance of, if awarded, a 2008 Foster G. McGraw prize from the American Hospital Association, as recommended by the Health Services Director. (No County match) (All Districts)

 

C.89    REFER to the Internal Operations Committee, for discussion, a review on how service contracts are provided and administered by the Health Services Department, as recommended by Supervisor Bonilla. (All Districts)

 

Redevelopment Agency

 

C.90    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Redevelopment Director to execute a purchase and sale agreement with Francisco J. and Angela M. Selinger, ACCEPT the Grant Deed from Francisco J. and Angela M. Selinger and AUTHORIZE payment in the amount of $550,000 for property rights for accepted Parcel No. 094-012-023 at 55 S. Broadway Avenue, in connection with the Orbisonia Heights Redevelopment project, Bay Point area. (100% Redevelopment Funds) (District V)

 

 

GENERAL INFORMATION

 

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

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

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

Comments on matters listed on the agenda or otherwise within the purview of the Board of Supervisors can be submitted to the office of the Clerk of the Board via mail:  Board of Supervisors, 651 Pine Street Room 106, Martinez, CA  94553; by fax:  925-335-1913; or via the County’s web page:  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 second Monday of the month at 10:00 a.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 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

04/07/08

04/14/08

04/07/08

3:00 p.m.

10:00 a.m.

1:00 p.m.

See above

See above

See above

Finance Committee

Public Protection Committee

Transportation Water & Infrastructure

04/04/08

04/21/08

04/21/08

10:00 a.m.

10:00 a.m.

10:00 a.m.

See above

See above

See above

 

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

Airport 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

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