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 20, 2008

 

 

11:00 A.M.     Convene, call to order and opening ceremonies.

 

Inspirational Thought - “A word of kindness is seldom spoken in vain.  It can be and is often treasured by the recipient for life.”  ~ George Prentice

 

CONSIDER CONSENT ITEMS   (Items listed as C.1 through C.81 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.

 
SHORT DISCUSSIONS ITEMS

 

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

 

SD.2    CONSIDER any Consent Items previously removed.

 

DELIBERATION ITEMS

 

D.1      JOINT HEARING of the Board of Supervisors and the Contra Costa County Redevelopment Agency to consider a Sixth Amendment to the North Richmond Redevelopment Plan to raise caps on the amount of tax increment the Agency may receive, and the amount of bonded indebtedness that may be outstanding: a) As the Board of Supervisors, ADOPT Resolution certifying the Negative Declaration, and ADOPT Ordinance approving the Sixth Amendment to the North Richmond Redevelopment Plan; b) As the Governing Board of the Redevelopment Agency, ADOPT Resolution certifying the Negative Declaration, and ADOPT Resolution approving the Amended Five-Year Implementation Plan.  (Jim Kennedy, Redevelopment Director) (District I)

 

D.2      JOINT HEARING of the Board of Supervisors and the Contra Costa County Redevelopment Agency to consider a Sixth Amendment to the Bay Point Redevelopment Plan to raise caps on the amount of tax increment the Agency may receive, and the amount of bonded indebtedness that may be outstanding. a) As the Board of Supervisors, ADOPT Resolution certifying the Negative Declaration, and ADOPT Ordinance approving the Sixth Amendment to the Bay Point Redevelopment Plan; b) As the Governing Board of the Redevelopment Agency, ADOPT Resolution certifying the Negative Declaration, and ADOPT Resolution approving the Amended Five-Year Implementation Plan.  (Jim Kennedy, Redevelopment Director)  (District V)

 

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      APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Asbestos Management Group of California, Inc. (dba AMG), in an amount not to exceed $28,219 to provide asbestos and lead-based paint removal from structures in the Bay Point area, for the period May 20 through June 20, 2008. (100% County Redevelopment Agency funding) (District V)

 

Engineering Services

 

C.2      DP 02-03052:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/345 accepting Relinquishment of Abutter’s Rights for project being developed by Canyon Creek Presbyterian Church, a California non-profit corporation, as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.3      RA 03-01148: ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/346 accepting completion of warranty period and release of cash deposit for project being developed by Shapell Industries of Northern California, 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      SD 04-08905:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/347 accepting completion of landscape improvements for project being developed by Davidon Homes, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Alamo area.  (District III)

 

C.5      SD 96-08002:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/348 accepting completion of improvements for Subdivision Agreement (right-of-way landscaping) for project being developed by Shapell Industries of Northern California, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Danville/Tassajara area. (District III)

 

Special Districts & County Airports

 

C.6      APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Chair, Board of Supervisors, to execute the Temporary Permit with John and Margaret Camara and Hillside Group, LLC, to provide biological and archaeological survey studies for the Upper Sand Creek Detention Basin Project, for the period April 21, 2008 through August 21, 2009, as recommended by the Chief Engineer, Flood Control and Water Conservation District, Antioch area. (Drainage Area 104 funding) (District V)

 

C.7      APPROVE and AUTHORIZE Airports Director, or designee, to execute a Consent to Assignment of Concord Jet Service, Inc.’s Ground Lease to TDMC, LLC; a Third Amendment to lease with TDMC, LLC; an option for TDMC, LLC to enter into an executive hangar lease; a Memorandum of Lease; and to consent to a Reciprocal Access Agreement, for the Buchanan Field Airport, Pacheco area. (No fiscal impact) (District IV)

 

Statutory Actions

 

C.8      DECLARE certain ordinances duly published. (All Districts)

 

Claims, Collections & Litigation

 

C.9      DENY claims by Dizella Carter; Erin Peterson; Vernita Davidson; Michael B. Mann; Byron P. Shields; Lian Ying Shen, Lian Guo Xu, and Albert Yen Tsui; Alfonso Valtierra; Romualdo Rios; Danny Godfrey; Sarah Kimball; and Tonya York and Steve Cavalli. (All Districts)

 

C.10    AUTHORIZE County Counsel to initiate legal action against specified parties to recover monies owed for outstanding debts and costs suit totaling $275,513, as recommended by the County Counsel and Revenue Collections Director. (All Districts)

 

C.11    RECEIVE report concerning the final settlement of Annette Boone vs. Contra Costa County and AUTHORIZE payment from the Worker’s Compensation Trust Fund in the amount of $55,000, less permanent disability payments, as recommended by the County Administrator.  (All Districts)

 

Hearing Dates

 

C.12    ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/349 accepting the Chief Engineer’s Report; acknowledging the resolutions from participating cities and the unincorporated areas requesting adoption of the assessments, and fixing a public hearing for June 24, 2008 to adopt Stormwater Utility Assessments, as recommended by the Chief Engineer, Flood Control and Water Conservation District, Countywide. (Stormwater Utility Area assessments) (All Districts)

 

Honors & Proclamations

 

C.13    ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/313 recognizing May 18—24, 2008 as Emergency Medical Services Awareness Week in Contra Costa County, as recommended by the Health Services Director.  (All Districts)

 

Ordinances

 

C.14    ADOPT Ordinance No. 2008-17 as introduced on May 13, 2008, to establish a $1.00 per document fee to implement a state-mandated Social Security Number Truncation Program, and request the Auditor-Controller to conduct two compliance audits, as recommended by the Clerk-Recorder.  (All Districts)

 

Appointments & Resignations

 

C.15    APPOINT Chuck Carpenter to the One-Stop Mandated Partners 7 Ex-Officio seat on the Workforce Development Board, as recommended by the Employment and Human Services Director. (All Districts)

 

C.16    DECLARE vacant the District III seat on the Arts and Culture Commission of Contra Costa County held by Joan Trezek due to resignation and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy, as recommended by Supervisor Piepho.  (District III)

 

C.17    DECLARE vacant the Appointee 2 seat on the County Service Area P-5 Citizens Advisory Committee held by Jeanne Tate due to resignation and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy, as recommended by Supervisor Piepho.  (District III)

 

C.18    DECLARE vacant the Appointee 7 seat on the San Ramon Valley Regional Planning Commission held by David Bowlby due to resignation and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy, as recommended  by Supervisor Piepho. (District III)

 

C.19    APPOINT Petural Shelton to the District III seat on the Arts and Culture Commission of Contra Costa County to a term expiring June 30, 2011, as recommended by Supervisor Piepho. (District III)

 

C.20    RE-APPOINT John Montague to the Economic Development 1 seat, Pam Aguilar to the Labor 2 seat, Bob Brewer to the Community –Based Organization 1 seat, Pete Murray to the Business 18 seat, and David Miller to the Business 12 seat on the Workforce Development Board, as recommended by the Internal Operations Committee.  (All Districts)

 

C.21    RE-APPOINT to the Contra Costa Employees’ Retirement Association Board of Trustees, Supervisor John Gioia and Paul Katz to seats 6 and 9, respectively; APPOINT J. David Gaynor to Seat 5; and ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/344 appointing Arthur Y. Mitsotome to the Alternate seat, as recommended by the Internal Operations Committee. (All Districts)

 

C.22    ACCEPT resignation of James Gray from the Appointee 1 Seat of the Rodeo Municipal Advisory Council and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy, as recommended by Supervisor Uilkema.  (District II)

 

Appropriation Adjustments  - Fiscal Year 2007/08

 

C.23    Public Works Road Fund (0672): APPROVE Appropriation and Revenue Adjustment No. 5114 to authorize new revenue in the amount of $13,000 from estimated salvage and appropriate it to purchase two replacement vehicles for the Public Works Department. (All Districts)

 

C.24    County Administrator (0150), General Services (0063):  APPROVE Appropriations Adjustment No. 5111 authorizing the transfer of appropriations in the amount of $8,468 from  Risk Management to the General Services Fleet Operations to cover the replacement cost for one vehicle.  (All Districts)

 

C.25    General Services (0063):  APPROVE Appropriations and Revenue Adjustment No. 5115 to authorize new revenue in the amount of $43,835 from accumulated depreciation and estimated salvage and appropriate it to purchase two replacement vehicles for the Office of the Sheriff-Coroner. (All Districts)

 

C.26    Sheriff-Coroner (0255):  APPROVE Appropriations and Revenue Adjustment No. 5112 to authorize new revenue in the amount of $189,964 from restricted Assembly Bill 879, Cal-ID vehicle registration fees and appropriate it for the acquisition of forensic services equipment, as recommended by the Remote Access Network Board. (100% Restricted Vehicle Registration Fees) (All Districts)

 

Intergovernmental Relations

 

C.27    AUTHORIZE the Chair, Board of Supervisors, to sign a letter to the Port of Oakland regarding freight rail expansion plans, as recommended by the Transportation, Water and Infrastructure Committee. (All Districts)

 

C.28    AUTHORIZE the Chair, Board of Supervisors, to sign a letter to the U.S. Department of Transportation commenting on proposed federal regulations for stronger railroad tank cars, as recommended by the Transportation, Water and Infrastructure Committee. (All Districts)

 

C.29    SUPPORT Senate Bill 301 (Romero), which deletes the requirement that a city be incorporated before July 1, 2009 in order to be allocated Vehicle License Fee revenues, as recommended by Supervisor Piepho. (No impact to the County General Fund)  (All Districts)

 

Personnel Actions

 

C.30    ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/335 approving settlement agreements with the Public Employees Union Local One, United Professional Firefighters Local 1230, AFSCME 512, District Attorney Investigators’ Association, and the Probation Peace Officers’ Association of Contra Costa County, relative to safety employees’ payment of enhanced retirement costs associated with salary driven benefits, retroactive to January 1, 2007, as recommended by the Human Resources Director. (Budgeted) (All Districts)

 

C.31    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20496a and Resolution No. 2008/353 to correct the salary range of the Public Works Department class of Assistant Director of Airports (unrepresented) and implement one 2.5% outstanding performance pay step, as recommended by the Assistant County Administrator- Human Resources Director.  (100% Airport Enterprise Fund) (All Districts)

 

C.32    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20561 to add one part time (20/40) Fingerprint Technician II position (represented) in the Sheriff- Coroner Department. (100% Regional Access Network fund) (All Districts)

 

C.33    ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/354, amending Resolution No. 2008/300, to modify the list of positions to be abolished as part of the 2008/09 Recommended Budget adoption, with respect to the District I and IV Supervisors' offices, as recommended by the County Administrator.  (No fiscal impact) (Districts I and IV)

 

Grants & Contracts

 

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

 

C.34    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with the California Department of Aging to pay the County an amount not to exceed $260,780 to fund Health Insurance Counseling and Advocacy Program services for the period July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2009. (No County match) (All Districts)

 

C.35    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to apply for and accept grant funding in an amount not to exceed $425,000 from the State of California Employment Development Department, National Emergency Grant, to provide employment services to individuals impacted by lay offs and downsizing in the financial services business sector, for the period November 1, 2007 through September 30, 2009. (No County match) (All Districts)

 

C.36    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to accept donations in an amount not to exceed $10,000, including a cash donation of $5,000 from the United Health Workers West and additional donations to the IHSS Public Authority totaling up to $5,000, to offset expenses for the IHSS Public Authority Provider Recognition Event. (No County match) (All Districts)

 

C.37    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to submit funding application to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families in an amount not to exceed $375,000 for Head Start training and technical assistance for the period July 1 through December 31, 2008.  (Budgeted: County In-Kind Match, $75,000; CFDA No. 93.600) (All Districts)

 

C.38    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with the California Department of Community Services and Development, effective April 10, 2008, to extend the term from December 31, 2007 through June 30, 2008 and decrease the payment limit by $15,456 to a new payment limit of $1,258,614 for the 2006/07 Community Services Block Grant, as requested by the State of California. (100% State funds) (All Districts) 

 

C.39    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to accept funding from Conoco Phillips in the amount of $500 to implement Project Cold Hands at the Bayo Vista Children’s Center for the period January 1 through December 31, 2008. (No County match) (District II) 

 

C.40    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Librarian, or designee, to apply for and accept a grant in the amount of $2,000 from the East Bay Community Foundation to provide a series of family events to support the Library’s Summer Reading Program 2008: Catch the Reading Bug. (Library Budget $1,083 match) (All Districts)

 

C.41    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Librarian, or designee, to apply for and accept a grant in the amount of $25,000 from the California State Library, Library Services and Technology Act, Early Learning with Families Program Fiscal Year 2007/08 to expand early literacy services throughout. (Library Budget $7,095 match, CFDA No. #45.310) (All Districts)

 

C.42    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Librarian, or designee, to apply for and accept a grant in the amount of $5,000 from First 5 Contra Costa Children and Families Commission to provide a series of multicultural programs at the Oakley Library.  (No County match) (District V)

 

C.43    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Librarian, or designee, to apply for and accept a “We the People Bookshelf” grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities and the American Library Association, which will provide the Oakley Library with a collection of seventeen classic hardcover books for young readers (K-12), a “History in a Box” resource kit, and supplementary materials for programming on the theme “Created Equal.”  (No County match) (District V)

 

C.44    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Librarian, or designee, to apply for and accept a grant in the amount of $2,470 from the First 5 Contra Costa Children and Families Commission to provide preschool child safety programs at the Pittsburg and Bay Point Libraries. (Library Budget $100 in-kind support) (District V)

 

C.45    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Librarian, or designee, to apply for and accept a grant in the amount of $6,400 from the City of Oakley’s Community Benefit Grant Program to provide business development services to small businesses at the Oakley Library.  ($1,600 in-kind support, Library Budget) (District V)

 

C.46    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Agricultural Commissioner, or designee, to execute a contract with the California Department of Food and Agriculture for reimbursement to the County in an amount not to exceed $21,568 for the provision of high-risk pest exclusion activities for the period July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008. (No County match) (All Districts)

 

C.47    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the District Attorney to apply for and execute a contract to accept grant funding in the amount of $391,472 from the State of California, Office of Emergency Services to fund the District Attorney, Sheriff-Coroner, and Probation Departments' participation in a prioritized and integrated drug enforcement effort led by State Narcotics Enforcements Teams, for the period July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2009. (Budgeted, no County match; CFDA #16.738) (All Districts)

 

C.48    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the District Attorney to apply for and execute a contract to accept grant funding in the amount of $471,090 from the State of California, Office of Emergency Services to fund the Career Criminal and Major Narcotics Vendor Vertical Prosecution Programs for the period July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2009. (Budgeted, 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.49    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Meals on Wheels\Family and Community Services of Contra Costa (dba Senior Outreach Services), effective May 1, 2008, to increase the payment limit by $500 to a new payment limit of $272,797 to provide additional meal services for County’s Senior Nutrition Program, with no change in the original term of July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008 and no change in the automatic extension through September 30, 2008 in an amount not to exceed $68,074. (100% Federal Title III C (2) of the Older Americans Act of 1965)  (All Districts)

 

C.50    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Compass Group USA, Inc., effective May 1, 2008, to increase the payment limit by $92,038 to a new payment limit of $1,759,838 to provide additional meals for County’s Senior Nutrition Program, with no change in the original term of July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008 and no change in the automatic extension through September 30, 2008 in an amount not to exceed $416,950. (100% Title III C (1) and Title III C (2) of the Federal Older Americans Act of 1965)  (All Districts)

 

C.51    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee to execute a contract with Precyse Solutions, LLC, in an amount not to exceed $398,320 to provide temporary medical coding services for the Contra Costa Regional Medical and Health Centers, for the period June 1, 2008 through May 31, 2009.  (100% Enterprise I Fund)  (All Districts)

 

C.52    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Staff Care, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $300,000 to provide temporary psychiatric physician services for the period May 1, 2008 through April 30, 2009. (100% Mental Health Realignment funding)  (All Districts)

 

C.53    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Anka Behavioral Health, Inc., effective April 1, 2008, to increase the payment limit by $12,000 to a new payment limit of $152,550 to provide additional vocational, rental assistance, and other homeless support services, with no change in the original term of October 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008. (47% Federal McKinney-Vento Grant, 53% Federal Substance Abuse/Mental Health Services Administration funding)  (All Districts)

 

C.54    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Apheresis Care Group, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $600,000 to provide therapeutic aphaeresis services to 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.55    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Landrus Pfeffinger, M.D., in an amount not to exceed $62,400 to provide professional orthopedic services at the Contra Costa Regional Medical and Health Centers for the period June 1, 2008 through May 31, 2009.  (100% Enterprise Fund I)  (All Districts)

 

C.56    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with David Franklin Osborne, M.D., in an amount not to exceed $486,000 to provide orthopedic services for patients at the Contra Costa Regional Medical and Health Centers for the period May 15, 2008 through May 14, 2011.  (100% Enterprise Fund I) (All Districts)

 

C.57    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Eileen Lo, O.D., in an amount not to exceed $50,000 to provide professional optometry services for Contra Costa Health Plan members for the period May 1, 2008 through April 30, 2009. (100% Health Plan member premiums)  (All Districts)

 

C.58    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with First Baptist Church of Pittsburg, effective April 1, 2008, to increase the payment limit by $6,633 to a new payment limit of $885,693 for Head Start wrap around or enhancement services for an additional 10 children, with no change to the term October 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008.  (100% Federal funding) (District V)

 

C.59    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with First Baptist Church of Pittsburg, effective May 13, 2008, to include federal legislative changes regarding contract termination, with no change to the payment limit or term January 1 through December 31, 2008. (100% Federal funding) (District V)

 

C.60    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Kroll Laboratory Specialists, a Louisiana corporation, in an amount not to exceed $225,000 to provide court-ordered drug testing for the period July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2009.  (70% State, 30% County General Fund)  (All Districts)

 

C.61    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Don Peery, effective May 31, 2008, to extend the term from May 31 through December 31, 2008 and increase the payment limit by $95,750 to a new payment limit of $185,750 for grant project management services (58% State  - Advanced Manufacturing Grant; 30% Federal- Workforce Investment Act Dislocated Workers; 12% Los Medanos Community-Based Tracking Grant funding) (All Districts)

 

C.62    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Money Management International (dba Consumer Credit Counseling Services of the East Bay) in an amount not to exceed $64,500 to provide consumer education and money management services to CalWORKs participants for the period July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2009.  (100% Federal-CalWORKs funding) (All Districts)

 

C.63    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Youth Homes, a non-profit corporation, in an amount not to exceed $120,000 to provide dedicated group home shelter services for children requiring emergency placement for the period July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2009.  (100% County General Fund)  (All Districts)

 

C.64    AUTHORIZE and APPROVE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute the following contracts in a total amount not to exceed $115,000 to provide domestic violence consultation services for the period July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2009 (Budgeted: 100% County General Fund) (All Districts):

 

Organization

Payment Limit

Daina Landeza-Oliver (dbaYou Angry? Violence Prevention)

$65,000

Steve Gray ( dba Steve Gray Consulting & Training)

$50,000

 

C.65    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Cambridge Community Center, effective April 1, 2008, to increase the payment limit by $3,374 to a new payment limit of $148,774 for Head Start wraparound services for an additional four children, with no change to the term July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008. (100% Federal funding) (District IV)

 

C.66    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Chief Information Officer, or designee, to execute a contract with Genesis Data, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $240,000 to provide data entry services for the period July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2009. (Department user fees) (All Districts)

 

C.67    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Conservation and Development Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Sponamore Associates, effective May 21, 2008, to increase the payment limit by $5,000 to a new payment limit of $127,002 with no change to the term of December 31, 2008, to provide environmental review services.  (100% Plant Acquisition Budget) (All Districts)

 

C.68    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Accountemps in the amount of $56,730 to provide accounting support with the balancing of 17 trust funds, for the period January 22 through August 29, 2008. (Permit fees) (All Districts)

 

C.69    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Shahid Khan in an amount not to exceed $136,000 to provide professional consultation and management services for the Department’s information systems, for the period May 27, 2008 through May 28, 2009.  (100% Enterprise Fund I)  (All Districts)

 

C.70    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Sheriff-Coroner, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Bristow Academy, Inc., to increase the payment limit by $15,120 to a new payment limit of $415,120 with no change in the contract term to provide 24-hour on-call emergency police helicopter service.  (100% County General Fund, Budgeted) (All Districts)

 

Other Actions

 

C.71    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee to execute an Unpaid Student Training Agreement with Emergency Medical Sciences Training Institute, LLC, to provide field instruction in the Health Services Department for the University’s students for the period April 11, 2008 through April 30, 2011.  (No fiscal impact) (All Districts)

 

C.72    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee to execute an Unpaid Student Training Agreement with Children’s Hospital and Research Center at Oakland to provide field instruction in the Health Services Department for the University’s students for the period June 1, 2008 through May 31, 2013.  (No fiscal impact) (All Districts)

 

C.73    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.74    DECLARE as surplus and AUTHORIZE the Purchasing Agent, or designee, to dispose of specified vehicles and equipment no longer needed for public use, as recommended by the General Services Director.  (All Districts)

 

C.75    ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/350 authorizing a Second Amendment to the Master Pledge and Assignment, extending the term of multifamily bonds issued in 2005 to finance the construction of the Giant Family Apartments, San Pablo, as recommended by the Conservation and Development Director. (No fiscal impact) (District I)

 

C.76    ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/351 authorizing a First Amendment to the Master Pledge and Assignment, extending the term of multifamily bonds issued in 2006 to finance the construction of the Gateway Apartments, Pittsburg, as recommended by the Conservation and Development Director.  (No fiscal impact) (District V)

 

C.77    ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/352 authorizing the issuance of Multi-Family Mortgage Revenue bonds pursuant to Section 147(f) of the Internal Revenue Code in an amount not to exceed $6 million to finance the acquisition and rehabilitation of the Casa Adobe Senior Apartments, San Pablo, as recommended by the Conservation and Development Director.  (Third party revenues) (District I)

 

C.78    CONTINUE the emergency action originally taken by the Board of Supervisors on April 10, 2007, regarding the Lower Walnut Creek Interim Protection Measures Project, as recommended by the Chief Engineer, Flood Control and Water Conservation District, Pacheco area. (Flood Control Zone 3B funding) (Districts II & IV)

 

C.79    ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/343 authorizing, on behalf of Liberty Union High School District, the sale and issuance of Tax and Revenue Anticipation Notes (TRANs) in an amount not to exceed $10,000,000, as recommended by the County Administrator.  (District III)

 

C.80    AUTHORIZE the Auditor-Controller to issue a warrant in the amount of $30,000 from the Park Dedication Trust Fund to the City of Richmond to help finance completed improvements to La Moine Park, as recommended by the Conservation and Development Director.  (100% Park Dedication funds) (District I)

 

C.81    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)

 

 

 

GENERAL INFORMATION

 

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

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

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

Comments on matters listed on the agenda or otherwise within the purview of the Board of Supervisors can be submitted to the office of the Clerk of the Board via mail:  Board of Supervisors, 651 Pine Street Room 106, Martinez, CA  94553; by fax:  925-335-1913; or via the County’s web page:  www.co.contra-costa.ca.us, by clicking “Submit Public Comment” (the last bullet point in the left column under the title “Board of Supervisors.”) 

Requests for reconsideration of a land use (planning) decision must be submitted in writing to the Clerk of the Board of Supervisors within 10 days of the Board's decision, and must identify the new information which was not before the Board of Supervisors when the decision was made.

The County will provide reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities planning to attend Board meetings who contact the Clerk of the Board at least 24 hours before the meeting, at (925) 335-1900; TDD (925) 335-1915.  An assistive listening device is available from the Clerk, Room 106.

Copies of taped recordings of all or portions of a Board meeting may be purchased from the Clerk of the Board.  Please telephone the Office of the Clerk of the Board, (925) 335-1900, to make the necessary arrangements.

Forms are available to anyone desiring to submit an inspirational thought nomination for inclusion on the Board Agenda. Forms may be obtained at the Office of the County Administrator or Office of the Clerk of the Board, 651 Pine Street, Martinez, California.

Applications for personal subscriptions to the weekly Board Agenda may be obtained by calling the Office of the Clerk of the Board, (925) 335-1900.  The weekly agenda may also be viewed on the County’s Internet Web Page:

www.co.contra-costa.ca.us

The Closed Session agenda is available each week upon request from the Office of the Clerk of the Board, 651 Pine Street, Room 106, Martinez, California, and may also be viewed on the County’s Web Page.

 

 STANDING COMMITTEES

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

The 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

Family and Human Services Committee

 

06/09/2008

05/27/2008

 

10:00 a.m.

  1:00 p.m.

See above

Room 101

Room 101

Finance Committee

Legislation Committee

Public Protection Committee

Transportation Water & Infrastructure

 

06/23/2008

05/23/2008

 

10:30 a.m.

10:30 a.m.

See above

Room 101

Room 105 

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

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