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

May 6, 2008

 

 

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

 

Inspirational Thought -In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.” ~ Albert Einstein

 

CONSIDER CONSENT ITEMS
(Items listed as C.1 through C.95 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 recognize longtime Contra Costa Animal Services volunteer Phyllis Bly and to proclaim May 4—10, 2008, as "Be Kind to Animals Week" in Contra Costa County. (Cindy Smith, Animal Services Department) (All Districts)

 

PR.2    PRESENTATION to Yvonne Webster on the occasion of her 20 years of service to Contra Costa County. (Amelia Brown, Health Services Department) (All Districts)

 

SHORT DISCUSSIONS ITEMS

 

SD.1    PUBLIC COMMENT (3 Minutes/Speaker)

 

SD.2    CONSIDER any Consent Items previously removed.

 

DELIBERATION ITEMS

 

D.1      CONSIDER adoption of the Fiscal Year 2008/09 County and Special Districts Budgets. (John Cullen and Lisa Driscoll, County Administrator’s Office) (All Districts)

 

D.2      CONSIDER accepting report and approving recommendations of the Public Protection Committee to improve the County’s readiness and effectiveness in responding to public emergencies, based on lessons learned in the aftermath of the Cosco Busan oil spill. (Supervisor Gioia) (All Districts)

 

D.3      ACCEPT report from Transportation, Water, and Infrastructure Committee on water issues, and CONSIDER scheduling a Board Workshop on water issues. (Supervisor Uilkema) (All Districts)

 

Closed Session

 

1:00

 

DELIBERATION ITEMS – continued

 

D.4      HEARING on an appeal filed by East Bay Associates of an administrative decision by the Community Development Department to deny three applications for building permits for three buildings located on the Byron Hot Springs former resort property, at 5400 Hot Springs Road, in the Byron area. (Catherine Kutsuris, Community Development) (District III)

 

D.5      CONSIDER acknowledging report from the County Administrator regarding recommendations on health care changes for unrepresented employees and certain retirees and ADOPTING Resolution No. 2008/304 to supersede Resolution No. 2008/147 (Management Resolution) regarding compensation and benefits for County Elected and Appointed Department Heads, Management, Exempt, and Unrepresented employees, and certain retirees, to reflect health care changes as recommended by the County Administrator. (John Cullen, County Administrator) (All Districts) 

 

Closed Session

 

 

Adjourn in memory of United States Air Force Senior Airman Jonathan "Jake" Antonio Vega Yelner of Lafayette

 

 

Supplemental Calendar of Closed Session Items

Tuesday, May 6, 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. C07-02636 WHA

            2.         Annette Boone v. Contra Costa County, W.C.A.B. No. SFO 498470

C.        CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL--ANTICIPATED LITIGATION

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

D.        CONFERENCE WITH REAL PROPERTY NEGOTIATOR

            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.

 

E.         PUBLIC EMPLOYEE APPOINTMENT:

            Title:  Interim Director of Department of Conservation and Development

 

 

 

CONSENT ITEMS

 

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

 

Road and Transportation

 

C.1      ADOPT Traffic Resolution No. 2008/4258 to prohibit parking at all times (red curb) on the east side of Third Street (Road No. 0461A) starting at a point 383 feet north of the north curb line of Market Avenue (Road No. 0562) and extending north for 155 feet, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Richmond area.  (District I)

 

C.2      ADOPT Traffic Resolution No. 2008/4259 to prohibit parking at all times (red curb) on the west side of Third Street (Road No. 0461A) starting at a point 15 feet north of the north curb line of Grove Avenue (Road No. 0565H) and extending north for 87 feet, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Richmond area.  (District I)

 

C.3      ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/318 approving and authorizing the Public Works Director, or designee, to fully close a portion of Willow Pass Road on May 26, 2008 from 9:00 a.m. through 11:00 a.m. for the purpose of a Memorial Day Parade, Bay Point area.  (District V)

 

C.4      APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Chair, Board of Supervisors, to execute a contract with Contra Costa Transportation Authority (CCTA), effective March 19, 2008, in an amount not to exceed $100,000, until terminated by either party, to provide right-of-way services to CCTA for the I-80/San Pablo Dam Road Interchange Improvement Project, as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Pablo area. (100% CCTA funding) (District I)

 

C.5      APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Chair, Board of Supervisors, to execute a Temporary Permit for geotechnical, biological, and archaeological studies and surveys with East Bay Municipal Utility District, for the Alhambra Valley Road Widening Project for the period April 14 through November 1, 2008, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Martinez area. (90% High Risk Rural Road Grant and 10% Proposition 1B funding) (District II)

 

Engineering Services

 

C.6      DA 03-00020 (Cross-reference SD 95-07984):  ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/319 accepting completion of warranty period for landscape improvements for project being developed by Shapell Homes, a division of Shapell Industries, Inc., a Delaware corporation, as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.7      RA 04-01158 (Cross-reference SD 99-08381):  ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/320 accepting completion of landscape improvements for 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)

 

Special Districts & County Airports

 

C.8      APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Moore Iacofano Goltsman, Inc., effective April 1, 2008, to extend the term from April 1, 2008 to March 31, 2009 with no change to the payment limit, to provide landscape architectural services, Countywide.  (Developer Fees and Special District funding) (All Districts)

 

C.9      APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Airports of Director, or designee, to execute a hangar rental agreement with Scott A. Miles, effective April 14, 2008, in the monthly amount of $161 for a shade hangar at Buchanan Field Airport, Pacheco area. (Revenue accrues to the Airport Enterprise Fund) (District IV)

 

Claims, Collections & Litigation

 

C.10    DENY claims by Damian V. Butler, Latoria J. Hardy, David M. Jones, and Kareem Rasheed, amended claims by Donna Gardner and Mary A. Staudt, and late claims by Richard Martin Gonshorowsky and Raymond Boisvert. (All Districts)

C.11    CONSENT to joint representation of the County, the Redevelopment Agency, and other parties by Goldfarb & Lipman on specified affordable housing and redevelopment projects; APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the County Counsel, or designee, to execute acknowledgment of potential conflicts of interest and consent, as recommended by the County Counsel. (All Districts)

 

Honors & Proclamations

 

C.12    ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/311 honoring the volunteers of the Meals on Wheels Senior Outreach Services, as recommended by Supervisor Bonilla. (All Districts)

 

C.13    ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/305 recognizing United States Marine Corps Sergeant Zachary Curran for his outstanding leadership and dedication in serving our County, as recommended by Supervisor Piepho. (All Districts)

 

C.14    ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/306 proclaiming May 4—10, 2008, as "Be Kind to Animals Week" in Contra Costa County, as recommended by the Animal Services Director. (All Districts) (See PR.1)

 

C.15    ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/295 recognizing Yvonne Webster on the occasion of her 20 years of service to Contra Costa County. (All Districts) (See PR.2)

 

C.16    ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/312 recognizing Mt. Diablo Adult Education’s English as a Second Language Community-Based English Tutoring and Family Literacy Program at Cambridge Elementary School, as recommended by Supervisor Bonilla. (All Districts)

 

C.17    ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/307 declaring May 10, 2008, as “Letter Carrier Day” in Contra Costa County and encouraging citizens to participate in that day’s food drive to benefit the Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano, as recommended by Supervisor Glover. (All Districts) 

 

C.18    ACKNOWLEDGE the positive outcome of the Office of Inspector General (OIG) Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) review and the work of the Employment and Human Services Department, Workforce Services (WFS) Bureau staff for its outstanding efforts and quality performance in service to TANF/CalWORKS clients, and ACKNOWLEDGE and COMMEND those WFS Bureau staffers who were most directly involved in preparing for and working with the OIG TANF audit team, as recommended by the Employment and Human Services Director. (All Districts)

 

C.19    ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/308 proclaiming May 18—24, 2008, as "National Public Works Week" in Contra Costa County, as recommended by the Public Works Director.  (All Districts)

 

C.20    RATIFY Resolution No. 2008/298 honoring Oak Grove Middle School on the occasion of its 50th anniversary, as recommended by Supervisor Bonilla. (District IV)

 

C.21    ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/263 recognizing Kenneth Tom for being named the Moraga Chamber of Commerce Citizen of the Year, as recommended by Supervisor Uilkema. (District II)

 

C.22    ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/296 proclaiming May 2008 as “Teen Pregnancy Prevention Month” in Contra Costa County, as recommended by Supervisor Bonilla. (All Districts)

 

C.23    ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/309 recognizing Contra Costa Animal Services volunteer Phylis Bly, as recommended by the Animal Services Director. (All Districts) (See PR1)

 

C.24    ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/315 recognizing Tom Del Beccaro for his contributions to the Republican Party and Contra Costa County, as recommended by Supervisor Piepho. (All Districts)

 

C.25    ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/316 honoring Chris Truebridge on the occasion of his induction into the Business Hall of Fame for the City of San Ramon, as recommended by Supervisor Piepho. (District III)

 

C.26    ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/317 proclaiming May 2008 as “Mental Health Month” in Contra Costa County, as recommended by Supervisor Bonilla. (All Districts)

 

Appointments & Resignations

 

C.27    DECLARE vacant the Retired Senior Volunteer Program seat on the Advisory Council on Aging due to resignation of Jan Rayl, and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post vacancy, as recommended by Employment and Human Services Director. (All Districts)

 

C.28    ACCEPT resignations of Katy Riker, Bianca LaChaux and Kenny Brendan from the Workforce Development Board, DECLARE vacant the Business 3 seat, Business 13 seat, and the One-Stop Mandated Partners 7 Ex-Officio seat, and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancies, as recommended by the Workforce Development Board. (All Districts)                             

 

C.29    APPOINT as District V representatives to the Mental Health Commission: Art Honegger to the Family Member Representative seat, David Evans to the Member–At–Large Representative seat, and Connie Tolleson to the Consumer Representative seat, as recommended by Supervisor Glover. (District V)

 

C.30    RE-APPOINT Shawn Guinn to the Appointee 4 seat on the Byron Municipal Advisory Council, as recommended by Supervisor Piepho. (District III)

 

Appropriation Adjustments  - Fiscal Year 2007/08

 

C.31    General Services (0148): APPROVE Appropriations, and Revenue Adjustment No. 5086 authorizing new revenue in Print & Mail Services in the amount of $83,553 from accumulated depreciation and estimated salvage, and appropriating it to purchase five replacement vehicles for the General Services Department. (All Districts)

 

Intergovernmental Relations

 

C.32    SUPPORT Assembly Bill 2286 (Feuer), which that establishes deadlines and a funding mechanism to help California Environmental Project Agency establish the electronic geographic information management system for regulated hazardous materials and hazardous wastes already required to be established by existing law, as recommended by the Health Services Director and County Administrator.  (All Districts)

 

C.33    SUPPORT Senate Bill 1420 (Padilla and Migden), which requires food facilities, as defined, to make specified nutritional information available to customers; and OPPOSE Assembly Bill 2572 (Parra), a competing bill, as recommended by the Family and Human Services Committee. (All Districts)

 

C.34    SUPPORT Senate Bill 1056 (Migden), which will require the Office of Emergency Services, if an oil spill has occurred within the jurisdiction of the San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission, to notify the counties of Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Solano, and Sonoma, and the City and County of San Francisco, and requires that the standards set for response at the scene of the oil spill shall not exceed two hours, as recommended by Supervisors Gioia and Glover, and Sheriff-Coroner. (All Districts)

 

C.35    SUPPORT Senate Bill 1625 (Corbett), which aims to significantly reduce the amount of plastic litter pollution entering our marine environment by expanding the scope of California’s successful Bottle and Can Recycling Law to include all plastic bottles, as recommended by the Count Administrator. (All Districts) 

 

C.36    ACCEPT report and ADOPT specified positions on seven water-related legislative initiatives, as recommended by the Transportation, Water, and Infrastructure Committee. (All Districts)

 

C.37    SUPPORT Assembly Bill 2594 (Mullin), which authorizes a redevelopment agency to expend money to purchase, assume, or refinance subprime and nontraditional mortgages on homes owned by persons of low or moderate income or make loans to those homeowners, to purchase homes within its jurisdiction that have been foreclosed and are vacant and sell those homes to persons of low or moderate income, and to provide mortgage and credit counseling services to low or moderate income homeowners, as recommended by the Redevelopment Director and the County Administrator.  (All Districts)

 

Personnel Actions

 

C.38    ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/310 to abolish positions and layoff employees in the Employment and Human Services Department, Community Services Bureau’s Center-Based and Home-Based part-day programs; and to create positions and rehire employees effective August 18, 2008, as recommended by the Employment and Human Services Director.  (All Districts) 

 

C.39    ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/321, abolishing the Outstanding Performance Pay steps for the class of Program/Projects Coordinator (unrepresented), as recommended by the Assistant County Administrator- Human Resources Director. (No fiscal impact) (All Districts)

 

C.40    ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/322  to reallocate the classes of the Deputy County Counsel, Basic, Deputy County Counsel-Standard, and Deputy County Counsel-Advanced (unrepresented), Civil Litigation Attorney-Basic, Civil Litigation Attorney-Standard, and Civil Litigation Attorney-Advanced (unrepresented), and Deputy Public Defender III and Deputy Public Defender IV (Represented) on the Salary Schedule, as recommended by the Assistant County Administrator- Director of Human Resources.  (Budgeted 100% General Fund) (All Districts)

 

C.41    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20411a, amending Position Adjustment No. 20411 to correct the action of establishing the class of Properties Trust Officer (unrepresented) to include adding one position in the Health Services Department, as recommended by the Assistant County Administrator-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.42    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with California Department of Aging, to accept an amount not to exceed $3,751,763 for Title III and Title VII Programs of the Older Americans Act, for the period July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2009.  ($394,891 Cash and in-kind County match, Budgeted) (All Districts)

 

C.43    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with the State of California, Department of Alcohol and Drugs Program, effective July 1, 2007, to decrease the payment limit by $212,339 to a new payment limit of $11,302,160, to reflect a decrease of in State Drug Medi-Cal and the Federal Drug Medi-Cal funding for the continuation of the Prevention and Treatment Program, with no change in the original term of July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2010.  (No County match)  (All Districts)

 

C.44    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Sheriff-Coroner, or designee, to execute a contract with West Contra Costa Unified School District to pay the County an amount not to exceed $294,155 to provide one School Resource Officer and one patrol vehicle for the West Contra Costa Unified School District for the period April 1, 2008 through June 30, 2009. (100% District reimbursement) (District I)

 

C.45    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Sheriff Coroner, or designee, to apply for and accept a Boating Safety and Enforcement Equipment Grant from the State of California Department of Boating and Waterways in an amount not to exceed $33,489 for the replacement of an engine in patrol vessel 8423 assigned to the Marine Patrol unit.  (No County match) (All Districts)

 

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

 

C.46    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with YMCA of the East Bay in an amount not to exceed $384,878 to provide Supporting Father Involvement Project services to low-income fathers with young children for the period July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2009. (100% State-California Department of Social Services Supporting Father Involvement Grant funding) (All Districts)

 

C.47    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Purchasing Agent to execute, on behalf of the Employment and Human Services Department, a purchase order with Unified Teledata, Inc., in the amount of $104,850 for the purchase of computer hardware for the Aging and Adult Services Medi-Cal Service Center. (100% State funding) (All Districts)

 

C.48    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Contra Costa Crisis Center in an amount not to exceed $50,000 for 24-hour Emergency Response Program telephone services for the period July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2009. (68% Federal Temporary Assistance for Needy Families, 14% State, 18% County General Fund) (All Districts)

 

C.49    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Social Solutions Global, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $87,700 for the purchase of specialized enterprise software program license to provide access to web-based software for support of Child Welfare Redesign Deferential Response Program and other programs, for the period April 15, 2008 through April 14, 2009. (100% State funding) (All Districts)

 

C.50    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Maria Mercado (dba California Translation Services), effective April 1, 2008, to increase the payment limit by $16,800 to a new payment limit of $136,800 with no change in the term of July 1, 2007 through April 30, 2008, to provide oral and written language translation services. (40% Federal; 40% State 20%; County General Fund) (All Districts)

 

C.51    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee to execute a contract with NHI Billing Services, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $50,000 to provide billing services for the processing of out-of-state Medicaid claims, for the period April 1, 2008 through June 30, 2009.  (Collected third-party revenue)  (All Districts)

 

C.52    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Deloitte Consulting, LLP, effective April 1, 2008, to extend the term from June 11, 2008 through June 30, 2009 and increase the payment limit by $160,000 to a new payment limit of $560,000, to provide additional professional consultation and technical assistance with regard to the Contra Costa Regional Medical Center Call Centers, and to conduct an assessment and develop a strategy and roadmap for the County’s Identity and Access Management (IAM) Program. (100% Enterprise Fund I)  (All Districts)

 

C.53    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with the Early Childhood Mental Health Program, effective April 4, 2008, to increase the payment limit by $5,000 to a new payment limit of $57,000 to provide additional services for the California Work Opportunities and Responsibilities to Kids (CalWORKs) Program, with no change in the original term of July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008 and no change in the six-month automatic extension through December 31, 2008 in an amount not to exceed $26,000.  (100% CalWORKs funding)  (All Districts)

 

C.54    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Contra Costa Association for Retarded Citizens, effective April 4, 2008, to increase the payment limit by $5,000 to a new payment limit of $57,000 to provide additional California Work Opportunities and Responsibilities to Kids (CalWORKs) services, with no change in the original term of July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008 and no change in the six-month automatic extension through December 31, 2008 in an amount not to exceed $26,000. (100% CalWORKs funding)  (All Districts)

 

C.55    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Asian Community Mental Health Services, effective April 4, 2008, to increase the payment limit by $3,000 to a new payment limit of $84,000 to provide additional California Work Opportunities and Responsibilities to Kids (CalWORKs) services with no change in the original term of July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008 and no change in the six-month automatic extension through December 31, 2008 in an amount not to exceed $40,500.  (100% CalWORKs funding)  (All Districts)

 

C.56    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Donna Reed, MFT, in an amount not to exceed $29,000 to provide Medi-Cal mental health specialty services for the period April 1, 2008 through June 30, 2010. (100% Medi-Cal funding)  (All Districts)

 

C.57    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Ronel L. Lewis, M.D., effective April 1, 2008, to increase the payment limit by $12,000 to a new payment limit of $68,160 to provide additional child psychiatry services, with no change in the original term of July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008. (100% Mental Health Realignment funding)  (All Districts)

 

C.58    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Starr Commonwealth, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $17,700 to provide a residential day treatment program and mental health services for mentally or emotionally disturbed children for the period January 30 through June 30, 2008, with a six-month automatic extension through December 31, 2008 in an amount not to exceed $21,000. (100% Individuals with Disabilities Education Act funding)  (All Districts)

 

C.59    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Jon Whalen, M.D., in an amount not to exceed $131,040 to provide professional psychiatric services to minors for the period February 19, 2008 through January 31, 2009.  (50% Federal Medi-Cal; 45% State Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment; and 5% Mental Health Realignment funding) (All Districts)

 

C.60    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Ujima Family Recovery Services, effective April 1, 2008, to increase the payment limit by $6,000 to a new payment limit of $1,770,122 to provide additional substance abuse/mental health services, with no change in the original term of July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008. (86% Federal Perinatal Set-Aside and Medi-Cal, 12% State Substance Abuse/Mental Health Services, 2% Proposition 36 – Offender Treatment Program funding)  (All Districts)

 

C.61    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Stephen D. Rader, M.D., in an amount not to exceed $204,516 to provide professional psychiatric services for the period June 1, 2008 through May 31, 2009. (12% Mental Health Services Act, 88% Mental Health Realignment funding)  (All Districts)

 

C.62    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Rubicon Programs, Inc., effective April 4, 2008 to increase the payment limit by $13,000 to a new payment limit of $99,000 to provide additional services for California Work Opportunities and Responsibilities to Kids (CalWORKs) Program, with no change in the original term of July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008 and no change in the six-month automatic extension through December 31, 2008 in an amount not to exceed $43,000. (100% CalWORKs funding)  (All Districts)

 

C.63    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Family Stress Center, Inc., effective April 4, 2008, to increase the payment limit by $18,000 to a new payment limit of $137,775 to provide additional mental health services to the County’s California Work Opportunities and Responsibilities to Kids (CalWORKs) participants, with no change in the original term of July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008 and no change in the automatic extension through December 31, 2008 in an amount not to exceed $62,000.  (100% State CalWORKs through the Employment and Human Services Department)  (All Districts)

 

C.64    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with KGI, Inc. (dba Key Temps), in an amount not to exceed $150,000 to provide temporary registered dental assistant services at the Contra Costa Regional Medical and Health Centers for the period January 1 through December 31, 2008. (100% Enterprise Fund I)  (All Districts)

 

C.65    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Margaret A. Thayer, Ph.D., in an amount not to exceed $123,600 to provide specialized geropsychological and neuropsychological testing services for mental health patients at the Contra Costa Regional Medical and Health Centers, for the period April 1, 2008 through March 31, 2011.  (100% Enterprise Fund I)  (All Districts)

 

C.66    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with D’Omega Kids Courier Services, LLC, in an amount not to exceed $500,000 to provide courier services for the Contra Costa Regional Medical and Health Centers, for the period April 1, 2008 through March 31, 2010.  (100% Enterprise Fund I)  (All Districts)

 

C.67    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Jackson & Coker LocumTenens, LLC, effective July 1, 2007, to increase the payment by $250,000 to a new total payment of $600,000 to provide additional temporary physician services at the Contra Costa Regional Medical and Health Centers, with no change in the term through December 31, 2007.  (100% Enterprise Fund I)  (All Districts) 

 

C.68    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Brian Blaisch, M.D. Pediatrics, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $165,000 to provide professional pediatric services at the Contra Costa Regional Medical and Health Centers for the period April 1, 2008 through March 31, 2011.  (100% Enterprise Fund I)  (All Districts)

 

C.69    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee to execute a contract with R. Mason Coleman, M.D., Inc., in an amount not to exceed $675,000 to provide radiology physician services at the Contra Costa Regional Medical and Health Centers for the period April 1, 2008 through March 31, 2011.  (100% Enterprise Fund I)  (All Districts)

 

C.70    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Turning Point Community Programs (dba Pine Tree Gardens) in an amount not to exceed $66,153 to provide augmented board and care services for County-referred mentally disordered clients, for the period June 1, 2008 through May 31, 2009. (100% Mental Health Realignment funding) (All Districts)

 

C.71    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director to execute a contract amendment with Omni Lingual Services, Inc., effective January 1, 2008 to extend the term from June 30 through December 31, 2008 and increase the payment by $75,000 to a new payment limit of $100,000, to provide additional specialized language testing services to healthcare providers.  (100% Enterprise I Budget)  (All Districts)

 

C.72    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Risk Manager to execute a three-year contract with the Narayan Law Firm to provide specialized legal services in accordance with a specified fee schedule for the period May 1, 2008 through May 1, 2011. (100% General Liability Trust Fund) (All Districts)

 

C.73    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the County Administrator, or designee, to execute a contract with Randall Funding & Development, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $65,000 to provide fund development services for the Zero Tolerance for Domestic Violence initiative for the period May 15, 2008 through May 14, 2009.  (100% Vital Record fees) (All Districts)

 

C.74    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Deputy Director-Redevelopment to execute a contract with Compliance Services, LLC, in the amount of $475,000 for access to a web-based compliance monitoring software and affordable housing reporting system, for the period May 6, 2008 to May 6, 2013. (100% Redevelopment Agency funds) (All Districts)

 

C.75    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Sheriff-Coroner, or designee, to enter into a contract with Obie D. Anderson in an amount not to exceed $86,400 to provide management consultation services for the period February 1, 2008 through January 31, 2009.  (All Districts)

 

C.76    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the General Services Director, or designee, to execute contracts with Dahlin Group, Interactive Resources, and Murakami/Nelson Architectural Corporation, each in an amount not to exceed $250,000, to provide as-needed architectural services for various County projects for the period June 1, 2008 through June 1, 2010. (Budgeted, Plant Acquisition) (All Districts)

 

C.77    ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/323 accepting as complete the contracted work performed by R-E Corporation (dba Reliance Enterprises) for the New Emergency Power Generator Project at 50 Douglas Drive, Martinez, for the Health Services Department, as recommended by the General Services Director. (District II)

 

C.78    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Treasurer-Tax Collector, or designee, to execute a license software and service agreement with Columbia Ultimate, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $58,790 to automate the collection of delinquent taxes, and in the amount of $6,790 annually commencing with the system setup, for maintenance fees. (100% County General Fund) (All Districts)

 

C.79    AMEND Board action of February 12, 2008 (Item C.27), which authorized the Sheriff-Coroner to execute a contract with John Mudrock to provide specialized forensics services, to change the contractor name from John Mudrock to John E. Mudrock & Associates, LLC, and to change the term from March 1, 2008 through February 28, 2008 to May 1, 2008 through April 20, 2009, with no change in the payment limit of $115,500. (87% City of Richmond, 13% County General Fund) (District I)

 

C.80    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Risk Manager to execute a contract amendment with O’Melveny &  Myers to increase the payment limit by $75,000 to a new payment limit of $100,000 for specialized legal services. (100% General Liability Trust Fund) (All Districts) 

 

C.81    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Deputy Director-Redevelopment, or designee, to execute a contract with Monument Futures in an amount not to exceed $50,000 to submit a Theory of Change/Logic Model and Evaluation Plan for the proposed Worker-Owned Cooperative Project, for the period April 1 through October 1, 2008, as recommended by the Family and Human Services Committee. (100% CC Futures funding) (District IV)

Leases

 

C.82    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the General Services Director, or designee to execute the Second Amendment to the Lease with HPH Properties (dba Equus Group), for 991 square feet of office space for the District III Supervisor’s office at 1200 Central Boulevard, Suite B, Brentwood, at a monthly rental of $1,440 for the period April 16 through October 15, 2008, as requested by the District III Supervisor;  and ADOPT related  California Environmental Quality Act findings. (Budgeted, District III Office) (District III)

 

Other Actions

 

C.83    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute with the County of Santa Clara a non-financial Joint Powers Agreement to establish a Bay Area Regional Immunization Registry (“BARR”), for the period January 14, 2008 through January 13, 2012, including a provision to indemnify all parties against any claims arising out of the performance of this Agreement. (All Districts)

 

C.84    APPROVE the providers recommended by the Contra Costa Health Plan’s Credentialing Committee at the March 18, 2008 meeting, as recommended by the Health Services Director. (All Districts)

 

C.85    AUTHORIZE the payment of amounts as specified up to a total of $249,332 for Emergency Medical Services fire first-responder medical equipment, supplies, and training. (Measure H–Emergency Medical Services funding) (All Districts)

 

C.86    APPROVE the medical staff appointments and reappointments made by the Medical Executive Committee on April 21, 2008, as recommended by the Health Services Director. (All Districts)

 

C.87    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.88    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 Public Works Director, Pacheco area. (Flood Control Zone 3B funding) (Districts II & IV)

 

C.89    REAFFIRM Support for the San Francisco-Stockton Ship Channel Deepening Project and ACCEPT report on the Project from the Transportation, Water & Infrastructure Committee. (Districts I, II, IV, and V)

 

C.90    APPROVE payment by the Auditor Controller of up to $15,000 for costs incurred by the Employment and Human Services Department for the annual 2008 Foster Parent Recognition Lunch, as recommended by the Employment and Human Services Director.  (80% Federal/State, 20% County General Fund) (All Districts)

 

C.91    ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/324 conditionally providing for the issuance of Multifamily Mortgage Revenue Bonds in an amount not to exceed $6 million to finance the acquisition and rehabilitation of the Casa Adobe Senior Apartments, 1924 Church Lane, San Pablo, by an affiliate of Ecumenical Association for Housing, as recommended by the Community Development Director. (No impact on the General Fund) (District I)

 

C.92    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.93    ACCEPT report prepared by the General Services Department, APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the General Services Department to notify and request seven specified departments to surrender a total of 29 low-mileage vehicles for either reassignment to a higher-use purpose or elimination from the fleet, and APPROVE related recommendations of the Internal Operations Committee. (All Districts)

 

C.94    RECONSTITUTE through attrition the membership of the Mobile Home Advisory Committee from 13 members (1 Park Owner/Manager and 1 Homeowner/Resident from each Supervisory District plus 3 At Large seats) to 9 members (all At Large, 3 of which are Park Owners/Managers, 3 of which are Homeowners/Residents, and 3 of which are general public members), and APPROVE related actions, as recommended  by the Internal Operations Committee. (All Districts) 

 

Redevelopment Agency

 

C.95    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Redevelopment Director to execute a contract amendment with Overland, Pacific & Cutler, Inc., effective April 8, 2008, to increase the payment limit by $17,400 to a new payment limit of $126,100, to provide additional relocation services and prepare the Replacement Housing Plan for the Orbisonia Heights Redevelopment Project, Bay Point area as required by the California Health and Safety Code. (100% Redevelopment Agency funds) (District V)

 

 

GENERAL INFORMATION

 

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

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

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

Comments on matters listed on the agenda or otherwise within the purview of the Board of Supervisors can be submitted to the office of the Clerk of the Board via mail:  Board of Supervisors, 651 Pine Street Room 106, Martinez, CA  94553; by fax:  925-335-1913; or via the County’s web page:  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 Legislative Committee (Supervisors Susan A. Bonilla and Mary N. Piepho) – meets on the third Wednesday of the month in Room 101, County Administration Building, 651 Pine Street, Martinez

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

   Capital Facilities Committee  

   Internal Operations Committee

 

 

05/12/08

 

 

 9:00 a.m.

 

See above

See above

 

Finance Committee

Legislation Committee

Public Protection Committee

Transportation Water & Infrastructure

Family and Human Services Committee

05/19/08

05/23/08

05/23/08

05/19/08

05/27/08

 2:00 p.m.

10:30 a.m.

10:30 a.m.

10:00 a.m.

  1:00 p.m.

See above

Room 105

Room 105

Room 108

Room 101

 

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

CFDA         Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance

CEQA         California Environmental Quality Act

CIO            Chief Information Officer

COLA         Cost of living adjustment

ConFire      (CCCPFD) Contra Costa County Fire Protection District

CPA           Certified Public Accountant

CPI             Consumer Price Index

CSA           County Service Area

CSAC         California State Association of Counties

CTC            California Transportation Commission

dba            doing business as

EBMUD       East Bay Municipal Utility District

ECCFPD     East Contra Costa Fire Protection District

ECCRPC     East Contra Costa Regional Planning Commission

EIR             Environmental Impact Report

EIS             Environmental Impact Statement

EMCC         Emergency Medical Care Committee

EMS           Emergency Medical Services

EPSDT       State Early Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment Program (Mental Health)

et al.          et alii (and others)

FAA            Federal Aviation Administration

FEMA         Federal Emergency Management Agency

F&HS          Family and Human Services Committee

First 5         First Five Children and Families Commission (Proposition 10)

FTE            Full Time Equivalent            

FY              Fiscal Year

GHAD         Geologic Hazard Abatement District

GIS            Geographic Information System

HCD           (State Dept of) Housing & Community Development

HHS           Department of Health and Human Services

HIPAA        Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act

HIV             Human Immunodeficiency Syndrome

HOV           High Occupancy Vehicle

HR              Human Resources

HUD           United States Department of Housing and Urban Development

Inc.            Incorporated

IOC                Internal Operations Committee

ISO            Industrial Safety Ordinance

JPA            Joint (exercise of) Powers Authority or Agreement

Lamorinda    Lafayette-Moraga-Orinda Area

LAFCo        Local Agency Formation Commission

LLC            Limited Liability Company

LLP            Limited Liability Partnership

Local 1       Public Employees Union Local 1

LVN            Licensed Vocational Nurse

MAC           Municipal Advisory Council

MBE            Minority Business Enterprise

M.D.           Medical Doctor

M.F.T.        Marriage and Family Therapist

MIS            Management Information System

MOE           Maintenance of Effort

MOU           Memorandum of Understanding

MTC           Metropolitan Transportation Commission

NACo         National Association of Counties

OB-GYN      Obstetrics and Gynecology

O.D.           Doctor of Optometry

OES-EOC    Office of Emergency Services-Emergency Operations Center

OPEB         Other Post Employment Benefits

OSHA         Occupational Safety and Health Administration

Psy.D.        Doctor of Psychology

RDA           Redevelopment Agency

RFI             Request For Information

RFP            Request For Proposal

RFQ           Request For Qualifications

RN              Registered Nurse

SB              Senate Bill

SBE            Small Business Enterprise

SRVRPC     San Ramon Valley Regional Planning Commission

SWAT        Southwest Area Transportation Committee

TRANSPAC  Transportation Partnership & Cooperation (Central)

TRANSPLAN Transportation Planning Committee (East County)

TRE or TTE      Trustee

TWIC          Transportation, Water and Infrastructure Committee

VA              Department of Veterans Affairs

vs.              versus (against)

WAN          Wide Area Network

WBE           Women Business Enterprise

WCCTAC    West Contra Costa Transportation Advisory Committee