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

June 3, 2008

 

 

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

 

Inspirational Thought -  “Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.” ~ Anonymous

 

CONSIDER CONSENT ITEMS   (Items listed as C.1 through C.107 on the following agenda)  Items removed from this section will be considered with the Short Discussion 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

 
PRESENTATIONS

 

PR.1    PRESENTATION of a 20 year service award to Administrative Services Officer, Larry Lagano. (Lionel Chatman, Probation Officer) (All Districts)

           

PR.2    PRESENTATION on the “Buy Fresh, Buy Local” program, connecting local agriculture food growers and products to consumers throughout the County. (Supervisors Piepho and Gioia; Vincent Guise, Agricultural Commissioner-Weights & Measures Director) (All Districts)

 

SHORT DISCUSSIONS ITEMS

 

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

 

SD.2    CONSIDER any Consent Items previously removed.

 

SD.3    HEARING on the itemized costs of abatement for property located at 616 Grove Avenue, Richmond area. (Estate of Fanny Wilson, Owner). (Tim Griffith, Conservation and Development Department) (District I)

 

SD.4    HEARING on the itemized costs of abatement for property located at 357 Silver Avenue, Richmond area. (Rose Ferrill, Owner). (Tim Griffith, Conservation and Development Department) (District I)

                                                                                                                                                                                   

SD.5    HEARING to consider adoption of Resolution No. 2008/366 accepting tabulation of mail-in ballots, confirming the Engineer’s Report, and authorizing the levy of charges for transportation demand services for County Service Area (CSA) M-31, Subdivision 05-8950, Contra Costa Centre area. (Warren Lai, Public Works Department) (District IV)

 

SD.6    CONSIDER approving and authorizing the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute Grant Agreement with the Kaiser Permanente Northern California Fund for Community Benefit, at the East Bay Community Foundation, to pay the County an amount not to exceed $12,000,000 for Doctors Medical Center - Healthcare for West Contra Costa County, for the period May 1, 2008 through May 1, 2010.  (All Districts) (William Walker, M.D., Health Services Director)

SD.7    CONSIDER approving response to Grand Jury Report No. 0802, entitled: “Delinquent School Food Safety Inspections Place Student Health and Public School Lunch Program Funding at Risk”, and directing the Clerk of the Board to forward the response to the Superior Court no later than June 11, 2008.  (John Cullen, County Administrator) (All Districts)

 

DELIBERATION ITEMS

 

D.1      CONSIDER accepting report on the May Revision to the Governor's 2008/09 Proposed Budget.  (John Cullen, County Administrator) (All Districts)

 

D.2      CONSIDER approving in concept the introduction of a ballot measure for the November 4, 2008 General Election to establish a parcel tax to fund one Resident Deputy Sheriff position to serve the two unincorporated Richmond-area neighborhoods of East Richmond Heights and Bayo Vista (community adjacent to East Richmond Heights), and authorizing expeditures in preparation for the measure.  (Supervisor Gioia) (District I)

 

Closed Session

 

 

 

Supplemental Calendar of Closed Session Items

Tuesday, June 3, 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. 2008/304, 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.         Claim of Shannel Ybarra, Delia Mendoza and Sean Mendoza v. County of Contra Costa  

2.         David Gehling v. Contra Costa County, W.C.A.B. # SFO 0504611

 

C.         CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL--ANTICIPATED LITIGATION Significant exposure to litigation pursuant to Gov. Code, § 54956.9(b):  Two potential cases.

 

D.        PUBLIC EMPLOYEE APPOINTMENT:

            Title:  County Administrator

 

E.         CONFERENCE WITH REAL PROPERTY NEGOTIATOR

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

            Agency Negotiator:  Mike Lango

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

            Under negotiation:  price and payment terms

 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Adjourn in memory of the Honorable James J. Sweeny

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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. 2008/4261 to prohibit parking at all times (red curb) on the north side of Imhoff Drive (Road No. 3887F), beginning at a point 10 feet west of the west curb line of Waterbird Way (Road No. 3882) and extending westerly a distance of 42 feet, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Martinez area. (District II)

 

C.2      ADOPT Traffic Resolution No. 2008/4262 to prohibit parking at all times on both sides of Heald Street (Road No. 2295AL), beginning at the north road edge of Alhambra Street (Road No. 2295AC) and extending northerly a distance of 85 feet, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Crockett area. (District II)

 

C.3      DIRECT the Public Works Director, or designee, to arrange for the closure of the Brentwood Sphere of Influence Trust (Fund No. 0646) and to terminate the Brentwood Sphere of Influence Fee agreement with City of Brentwood, as recommended by the Public Works Director. (No fiscal impact) (District III)

 

C.4      ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/367 accepting as complete the contracted work performed by American Asphalt Repair and Resurfacing Company, Inc., for the 2007 Slurry Seal Project, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Walnut Creek and Alamo areas. (Proposition 42 funding) (District III)

 

C.5      APPROVE plans and specifications; AWARD and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a contract in the amount of $323,290 to MCK Services, Inc., the lowest responsive and responsible bidder for the Goodrick Avenue Rehabilitation and Widening Project, North Richmond area.  (Measure C funding) (District I)

 

C.6      APPROVE plans and specifications; AWARD and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a contract in the amount of $322,821 to MCK Services, Inc., the lowest responsive and responsible bidder for the Stone Valley Road Rehabilitation Project, Alamo area.  (Surface Transportation Program and Road Fund) (District III)

 

C.7      APPROVE project contingency fund increase of $120,000 effective June 3, 2008 to compensate Bay Cities Paving and Grading, Inc. for additional work for the Parker Avenue Reconstruction project, Rodeo area. (50% Redevelopment, 26% Loan to Public Works from Redevelopment and 24% Rodeo Crockett Transportation Improvement Funds) (District II)

 

C.8      APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Harris & Associates, Inc., in the amount of $186,170 for civil engineering services on Camino Tassajara Shoulder Widening Project for the period of June 3, 2008 through June 3, 2011, Tassajara area. (Proposition 1B funding) (District III)

 

C.9      APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Winzler & Kelly Consulting Engineers in the amount of $165,940 for civil engineering services on Byron Highway Shoulder Widening Project for the period of June 3, 2008 through June 3, 2011, Byron area. (Proposition 1B funding) (District III)

Engineering Services

 

C.10    DA 00-00005 (Cross-reference SD 95-07976):  ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/368 approving the third extension of the drainage improvement agreement for project being developed by Windemere BLC Land Company, LLC, as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.11    DP 03-03037:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/369 accepting completion of warranty period for the subdivision agreement (right-of-way landscaping), for project being developed by Windemere BLC Land Company, LLC, as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C12.    DP 03-03037:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/370 accepting completion of warranty period and release of cash deposit for faithful performance for project being developed by Windemere BLC Land Company, LLC, as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.13    MS 05-00019:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/371 approving the parcel map for project being developed by George R. Dietrich, Nancy A. Dietrich, Robert M. Weterlund and Tracy Phillips, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Walnut Creek area. (District III)

 

C.14    MS 05-00019: ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/372 accepting grant deed of development rights (creek structure setback) for project being developed by George R. Dietrich, Nancy A. Dietrich, Robert M. Weterlund and Tracy L. Phillips, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Walnut Creek area. (District III)

 

C.15    PA 04-00019 (Cross-reference SD 99-08306):  ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/373 approving the subdivision agreement (right-of-way landscaping) for project being developed by Shapell Homes, a division of Shapell Industries, Inc., a Delaware corporation, as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.16    PA 05-00026 (Cross-reference SD 05-08957):  ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/374 accepting completion of improvements for Ramona Park for project being developed by Windemere BLC Land Company, LLC, as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.17    RA 00-01094 (Cross-reference SD 95-07976):  ADOPT Resolution  No. 2008/375approving the third extension of the road improvement agreement for project being developed by Windemere BLC Land Company, LLC, as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.18    RA 05-01187 (Cross-reference SD 99-08306):  ADOPT Resolution  No. 2008/376 approving the subdivision agreement (right-of-way landscaping) for project being developed by Shapell Homes, a division of Shapell Industries, Inc. a Delaware corporation, as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.19    SD 00-08149:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/377 approving the fourth extension of the subdivision agreement for project being developed by Windemere BLC Land Company, LLC, as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.20    SD 00-08152:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/378 approving the fourth extension of the Subdivision Agreement for project being developed by Windemere BLC Land Company, LLC, as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.21    SD 00-08158:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/379 approving the fourth extension of the subdivision agreement (right-of-way landscaping) for project being developed by Windemere BLC Land Company, LLC, as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.22    SD 05-08927:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/380 accepting completion of improvements for subdivision agreement (right-of-way landscaping) for project being developed by Windemere BLC Land Company, LLC, as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

Claims, Collections & Litigation

 

C.23    DENY claims by William Baldwin, Augustus Brown II, Maria Castro, Robert Davis, Chris Durand, Alberto Garcia, Iliya Kustadnov, Elizabeth Malone (Guardian) for estate of  James Brennan, Neville Hawkins, Jerry Rhodes, Jo Dee & Paul Schmidt, and amended claim by Geico Insurance for Joseph Richardson. (All Districts)

                                                                                                                                                                                   

C.24    AUTHORIZE the Risk Manager to pay the insurance deduction of $50,000 to Balfor Property Restoration for flood damage repairs at the Martinez Detention Facility, as recommended by the County Administrator. (100% Property Internal Service Fund) (All Districts)

 

Hearing Dates

 

C.25    ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/381 accepting the Engineer’s Report for County Service Area L-100, Minor Subdivision 05-00024, declaring the intent to levy and collect assessments, and fixing a public hearing for July 22, 2008 at 9:30 a.m. to consider adoption of the proposed annual assessments and complete public noticing, as recommended by the Public Works Director, El Sobrante area. (County Service Area L-100 funding) (District I)

 

Honors & Proclamations

 

C.26    DECLARE June, July, and August 2008 as a “Soda Free Summer” in Contra Costa County, as recommended by the Family and Human Services Committee.  (All Districts)

 

 C.27   DECLARE June 1—7, 2008 as “National Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Automated External Defibrillator Awareness Week” in Contra Costa County, as recommended by the Health Services Director.  (All Districts)

 

C.28A  ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/356 recognizing Larry Thomas Lagano for 20 years of dedicated service to the Contra Costa County Probation Department, as recommended by the County Probation Officer. (All Districts) (See PR.1)

 

C.28B  ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/365 recognizing Lloyd G. Madden on his occasion of his retirement from Contra Costa County, as recommended by Supervisor Uilkema. (All Districts)

 

Appointments & Resignations

 

C.29    DECLARE vacant the District III Alternate seat on the County Library Commission 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.30    RE-APPOINT Diablo Valley College nominee Janet Kaiser as the Diablo Valley College representative to the Aviation Advisory Committee, as recommended by the Airports Director.  (District IV)

 

C.31    APPOINT  Mary Lopez to the District IV-C seat on the Alcohol and Other Drugs Advisory Board, as recommended by Supervisor Bonilla. (District IV)

 

C.32    APPOINT Barbara Fineberg to the Local Committee San Pablo seat on the Advisory Council on Aging, as recommended by the Employment and Human Services Director. (District I)

 

C.33    APPOINT Stacy Baird to the Public Sector District V seat on the Economic Opportunity Council, as recommended by the Supervisor Glover.  (District V)

 

Appropriation Adjustments  - Fiscal Year 2007/08

 

C.34    Public Works (7549): APPROVE Appropriations and Revenue Adjustment No. 5121 to authorize new revenue in Flood Control Drainage Area 52B (Fund 254900) in the amount of $9,895 from fees collected by the City of Brentwood and appropriate it for miscellaneous flood control-related expenditures. (District III)

 

C.35    General County Revenue (0005)/Conflict Defense Services (0248): APPROVE Appropriations and Revenue Adjustment No. 5122 authorizing new revenue from property taxes in the amount of $1,650,000 and appropriating it to Conflict Defense Services to provide mandated legal services to indigents. (All Districts) (See CP.6)

 

C.36    Sheriff-Coroner (0255)/General Services (0063):  APPROVE Appropriations and Revenue Adjustment No. 5113 authorizing the transfer of appropriations in the amount of $18,401 from the Office of the Sheriff to General Services, Fleet Operations to purchase two replacement patrol vehicles for the Office of the Sheriff to provide patrol services. (All Districts)

 

Intergovernmental Relations

 

C.37    ACCEPT report on the Fiscal Year 2008/09 Budgets from the Congestion Management Agency and the Regional Transportation Planning Committees, as recommended by the Conservation Development Director.  (All Districts)

 

C.38    DESIGNATE Board of Supervisors’ Chair Federal D. Glover as the voting delegate for Contra Costa County at the 73rd Annual National Association of Counties (NACo) Conference, July 11—15, 2008, as recommended by the County Administrator. (All Districts).

 

C.39    SUPPORT Assembly Bill No. 2872 (Houston), which shifts, over a 20-year period, property taxes from schools and community college districts to county governments that currently receive less than the average share of property taxes collected within the county’s boundaries and replaces the lost revenue to schools with State General Fund revenue, as recommended by the Auditor-Controller and County Administrator. (All Districts)

 

C.40    SUPPORT Senate Bill 1132 (Migden), which would exempt categorically eligible foster care minors from having to periodically requalify for Medi-Cal benefits, as recommended by the Employment and Human Services Director and the the County Administrator.  (All Districts)

 

C.41    SUPPORT Assembly Bill 2062 (DeLeon), which would help to combat the easy accessibility to handgun ammunition that fuels gun violence and criminal activity, as recommeded by the Public Protection Committee.  (All Districts)

 

C.42    SUPPORT Assembly Bill 2235 (DeSaulnier), which requires any handgun that is not an “owner-authorized” handgun to be placed on the unsafe handgun list (which prohibits the manufacture or sale of these weapons), 18 months following the release of a report by the Attorney General that “owner-authorized” handguns (smart guns) are available for retail sale, as recommended by Supervisor Gioia. (All Districts)

 

Personnel Actions

 

C.43    ADOPT Position Resolution No. 20562 to cancel one Human Resources Consultant position (unrepresented) and add two Clerk-Experienced Level positions, (represented) in the Human Resources Department. (Cost savings) (All Districts)

 

C.44    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20506 to reclassify one Network Technician position (unrepresented) and its incumbent to Network Administrator I (unrepresented) in the Clerk-Recorder Department. (100% Recorder Modernization funding) (All Districts)

 

C.45    ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/382 reallocating the classes of Weatherization/Home Repair Specialist (represented) and Lead Weatherization/Home Repair Specialist (represented) on the Salary Schedule and approving related actions, as recommended by the Human Resources Director. (100% State funding) (All Districts)

 

C.46    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20564 to add two Administrative Analyst positions (unrepresented), and cancel two Clerk Specialist Level positions (represented), and one Family and Children’s Services Children’s Services Manager - Project position (unrepresented) in the Employment and Human Services Department.  (Cost savings) (All Districts)

 

C.47    ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/383 regarding compensation and benefits for In-Home Supportive Services Public Authority clerical support employees, as recommended by the Human Resources Director.  (No current County costs) (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.48    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with the California Environmental Protection Agency, to grant the County an amount not to exceed $95,874 to provide the County's Health Services Hazardous Materials Above Ground Petroleum Storage Act Program for the period January 1, 2008 through March 1, 2010.  (No County match)  (All Districts)

 

C.49    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to apply for and accept funding from the Integrated Waste Management Board in an amount not to exceed $28,000 for the continuation of Local Enforcement Agency assistance funds for the Department's Environmental Health Division (Solid Waste Program) for the period July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2009.  (No County match) (All Districts)

 

C.50    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with West Contra Costa County Meals on Wheels, to pay County an amount not to exceed $13,244 to provide congregate meal services for County’s Senior Nutrition Program for the period July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2009, with a three-month automatic extension through September 30, 2009 in an amount not to exceed $3,311. (No County match) (All Districts) 

 

C.51    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with the California Department of Education to pay the County an amount not to exceed $3,792 for the County to provide health and sanitation inspections of the food services operation for the Summer Food Services Program for the period July 1, 2008 through September 30, 2008.  (No County match)  (All Districts)

 

C.52    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to accept Notice of Award from the Hospital Council of Northern and Central California, to pay County an amount not to exceed $51,400 for the Hospital Council Report for 2007 for the period July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008.  (No County match)  (All Districts)

 

C.53    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with the San Francisco Foundation to grant the County an amount not to exceed $20,000 for the Youth For Environmental Power (Y4 Project) for the period January 1, 2008 through June 30, 2009, including a provision to indemnify the Grantor for claims arising out of the County's performance of this contract.  (No County match)  (All Districts)

 

C.54    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with the County of Alameda to pay the County an amount not to exceed $200,547 for coordination of essential services to Contra Costa County residents with HIV disease and their families for the period April 1, 2008 through March 31, 2009, including mutual indemnification provision for any claims arising out of the performance of this contract.  (No County match) (All Districts)

 

C.55    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with the County of Alameda to pay the County an amount not to exceed $1,188,009 for coordination of essential services to Contra Costa County residents with HIV disease and their families for the period March 1, 2008 through February 28, 2009, including mutual indemnification provision for any claims arising out of the performance of this contract. (No County match) (All Districts)

 

C.56    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the County Administrator, or designee, to execute two contract amendments with the California Arts Council State-Local Partnership:  one to change the term of a grant in the amount of $7,500 from Fiscal Year 2007/08 to January 24 through September 30, 2008, and one to change the term of a grant in the amount of $15,000 from Fiscal Year 2008/09 to October 1, 2008 through September 30, 2009, as requested by the California Arts Council.  (No County match) (All Districts) 

 

C.57    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Agricultural Commissioner, or designee, to execute a contract with the Department of Food and Agriculture that will reimburse the County in an amount not to exceed $31,104 for costs incurred in the eradication of the Japanese Dodder within Contra Costa County for the period of July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2009.  (No County match)  (All Districts)

 

C.58    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Agricultural Commissioner, or designee, to execute a contract with the Department of Food and Agriculture to increase the payment limit to the County by $37,239 to a new payment limit of $53,479 for the eradiation of the Japnese Dodder within Contra Costa County, for the period of July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008.  (No County match)  (All Districts)

 

C.59    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Librarian, or designee, to apply for and accept a grant in the amount of $16,430 from East Bay Community Foundation and Rodeo Municipal Advisory Council to provide additional hours of library service at the Rodeo Library for the period June 1, 2007 through July 30, 2008. (Budgeted)  (District II)

 

C.60    ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/302 authorizing the Sheriff-Coroner, or designee, to apply for the Governor’s Office of Emergency Services Emergency Management Performance Grant, and execute a contract to accept funding in an amount not to exceed $204,000 to maintain and enhance system capable of preparing for, mitigating, responding to, and recovering from emergencies and disasters within the operational area, for the period of October 1, 2008 through September 30, 2009. (Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance No. 97.042) (No County match) (All Districts)

 

C.61    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with the State of California, Department of Aging, to accept an amount not to exceed $1,542,600 to provide the Multipurpose Senior Service Program for the period July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2009. (100% State – Multipurpose Senior Service Program funding) (All Districts)

 

C.62    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with the Metropolitan Transportation Commission to extend the grant term from June 30, 2008 to June 30, 2009 with no change in funding level, to support the Children's Transportation Project.  (100% Metropolitan Transportation Commission funding) (All Districts)

 

C.63    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to submit an application and accept funding from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, in an amount not to exceed $150,000 to fund the Supporting Grandparents Raising Head Start Grandchildren Program for the period October 1, 2008 through September 30, 2011. (100% Federal funds, CFDA No. 93.600; $37,500 in-kind County match, budgeted) (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.64    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Librarian, or designee, to execute a contract with Innovative Interfaces, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $130,000 to participate in the California Library Direct Loan Consortium (LINK+) for the purpose of automated resource sharing for the period July 1, 2008 through July 1, 2009. (Library Budget) (All Districts)

 

C.65    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with Meals on Wheels\Family and Community Services of Contra Costa, Inc. (dba Senior Outreach Services), in an amount not to exceed $156,720 to provide to provide congregate meals for the Senior Nutrition Program for the period July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2009, with a three-month automatic extension through September 30, 2009 in an amount not to exceed $39,180. (100% Federal Title III C (1) of the Older Americans Act of 1965) (All Districts)

 

C.66    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with New Connections, effective June 15, 2008, to extend the term from June 30, 2008 through February 28, 2009 and increase the payment limit by $212,700 to a new payment limit of $319,050, to continue providing support services to County residents with HIV disease. (100% Ryan White HIV/AIDS Treatment Modernization Act of 2006)  (All Districts)

 

C.67    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Keane, Inc., to extend the term from June 30, 2008 through June 30, 2009, to continue providing software enhancements, maintenance, and support services for the Keane Patcom System, with no change in the total payment limit of $4,385,000. (100% Enterprise Fund I)  (All Districts)

 

C.68    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with TEG Staffing, Inc. (dba Eastridge Infotech), in an amount not to exceed $330,000 to provide temporary computer technician services for the Department’s Information Systems Unit, for the period June 1, 2008 through May 31, 2009. (100% Enterprise Fund I)  (All Districts)

 

C.69    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Adolescent Treatment Centers, Inc., effective May 1 2008, to increase the payment limit by $40,000 to a new payment limit of $210,000 to provide additional day rehabilitation and mental health services for seriously emotionally disturbed dually-diagnosed adolescents at its Thunder Road Facility, 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 $85,000. (50% Federal Medi-Cal; 50% State Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment funding) (All Districts)

 

C.70    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Greater Richmond Inter-Faith Program in an amount not to exceed $1,173,373 to provide emergency shelter program services for adults, for the period July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2009. (30% Mental Health Services Act, 21% County General Fund, 18% Federal, 13% Community Development Block Grants, 13% Intergovernmental Transfers, and 5% State funding)  (All Districts)

 

C.71    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Cardinal Health 101, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $450,000 to provide remote order entry of physician medication orders for the Contra Costa Regional Medical and Health Centers for the period June 1, 2008 through May 31, 2009, including a mutual indemnification provision for claims arising out of the performance of this contract.  (100% Enterprise Fund I)  (All Districts)

 

C.72    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with HCPro, Inc. (dba Greeley Company), effective February 1, 2008, to increase the payment limit by $910,000 to a new payment limit of $2,260,000 to provide additional consulting services with regard to on-site nurse management consultation at the Contra Costa Regional Medical Center, with no change in the term of January 1, 2007 through December 31, 2008.  (Enterprise Funds I/Third Party revenue)  (All Districts)

 

C.73    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Bay Area Executive Search, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $90,000 to provide recruitment of pharmacists for the Contra Costa Regional Medical and Health Centers, for the period April 1, 2008 through March 31, 2009.  (100% Enterprise Fund I)  (All Districts)

 

C.74    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with John Witczak, P.C., in an amount not to exceed $360,000 to provide professional orthopedic services for 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.75    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the General Services Director, or designee, to purchase a modular building in the amount of $491,397 for the County’s “Calli House” Homeless Youth Emergency Shelter in Richmond.  (Budgeted, Plant Acquisition Budget of the Health Services Department from the Mental Health Services Act)  (District I)

 

C.76    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Sheriff-Coroner, or designee, to execute a contract with Sable Computer, Inc. (dba KIS), in an amount not to exceed $45,200 to provide consultation and tehcnical assistance with the Department’s electronic mail system upgrades, for the period of June 1, 2008 through May 31, 2009.  (100% County General Fund; budgeted) (All Districts)

 

C.77    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the County Probation Officer, or designee, to execute a contract with Anne Kopp, Ph.D., in an amount not to exceed $40,000 to provide psychological evaluation services for prospective Department employees, for the period April 15, 2008 through April 14, 2010.  (100% County General Fund; budgeted) (All Districts)

 

C.78    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the County Administrator, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with the Contra Costa County Bar Association to increase the payment limit by $550,000 to a new payment limit of $3,725,000 to provide mandated legal services for the period of July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008.  (100% General Fund) (All Districts) (see AA.2)

 

C.79    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Family Stress Center, effective June 30, 2008, to extend the term from June 30 to August 15, 2008 and increase the payment limit by $8,750 to a new payment limit of $73,750, to provide continued Child Welfare Redesign Differential Response Program case management services.  (100% State Child Welfare Redesign Differential Response Program Grant funding) (All Districts)

 

C.80    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with FamiliesFirst, Inc., effective May 1, 2008, to increase the payment limit by $80,000 to a new payment limit of $249,000 with no change in the term of July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008, to provide additional Shared Family Care Program services.  (48% State Family Preservation; 32% Zellerbach Grant, 20% County General Fund) (All Districts)

 

C.81    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Brighter Beginnings, effective June 30, 2008, to extend the term from June 30 to August 15, 2008 and increase the payment limit by $8,750 to a new payment limit of $73,750, to provide continued Child Welfare Redesign Differential Response Program case management services.  (100% State Child- Welfare Redesign Differential Response Program Grant funding) (All Districts)

 

C.82    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Mobility Plus Transportation, LLC, in an amount not to exceed $350,000 to provide Children's Transportation Project services for the period July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2009.  (100% Federal - California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids funding) (All Districts)

 

C.83    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Ambrose Recreation and Park District in an amount not to exceed $73,355 to provide services for the Youth Opportunities Unlimited (YOU) Project for the period July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2009.  (58% State - Family Preservation; 42% Federal Promoting Safe and Stable Families, CFDA No. 93.556) (District V )

 

C.84    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with the Center for Human Development in an amount not to exceed $85,000 to provide Promoting Safe and Stable Families Program (PSSF) services for the period July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2009.  (58% State - Family Preservation; 42% Federal - PSSF, CFDA No. 93.556) (All Districts)

 

C.85    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with First Baptist Church, effective June 30, 2008, to extend the term from June 30 to August 15, 2008 and increase the payment limit by $8,750 to a new payment limit of $73,750, to provide continued Child Welfare Redesign Differential Response Program case management services.  (100% State Child Welfare Redesign Differential Response Program Grant funding) (All Districts)

 

C.86    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Child Support Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Integrated Information Systems, Inc. ("INTRESYS"), in an amount not to exceed $227,230 to provide customization, enhancements, and maintenance to the existing TurboCourt child support application system, for the period May 15, 2008 through June 30, 2009.  (100% State – Child Support Services allocation) (All Districts)

 

C.87    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with the Contra Costa Federal Credit Union in an amount not to exceed $90,000 to provide auto loan services for the Keeping Your Employment Equals Your Success (KEYS) Auto Loan Program for the period July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2009, including a mutual indemnification provision against claims arising out of contract performance.  (100% Metropolitan Transportation Commission Low-Income Flexible Transportation Program Grant funding) (All Districts)

 

C.88    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Oakland, effective June 30, 2008, to extend the term from June 30 to August 15, 2008 and increase the payment limit by $8,750 to a new payment limit of $73,750, to provide continued Child Welfare Redesign Differential Response Program case management services.  (100% State - Child Welfare Redesign Differential Response Program Grant funding) (All Districts)

 

C.89    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Neighborhood House of North Richmond, effective June 30, 2008, to extend the term from June 30 to August 15, 2008 and increase the payment limit by $16,150 to a new payment limit of $136,150, to provide continued Child Welfare Redesign Differential Response Program case management services.  (100% State Child Welfare Redesign Differential Response Program Grant funding) (All Districts)

 

C.90    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Child Support Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Forward Advantage, effective May 13, 2008, to extend the term from May14, 2008 to May 14, 2010 and increase the payment limit by $28,800 to a new payment limit of $44,500, for installation and maintenance of a “One Step” sign-on system.  (100% State – Child Support Services allocation) (All Districts)

 

Other Actions

 

C.91    ACCEPT canvass of votes for Mary 13, 2008 special election to establish Police Service Area P-6, Zone 2503, Subdivision 069159, Rodeo area, as recommended by the Clerk-Recorder (Register of Voters). (District II)

 

C.92    ACCEPT report and AUTHORIZE the County Administrator, or designee, to execute the Maintenance of Effort Certification Form for Fiscal Year 2007/08 as required by Chapter 886, Statutes of 994, to receive Proposition 172 funds and to submit the Certificate to the County Auditor-Controller.  (All Districts)

 

C.93    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Auditor-Controller to make a deduction from special tax proceeds at the rate of $0.09 per special assessment, and credit that amount to the Assessor’s Office budget to offset the cost of maintaining parcel codes pursuant to Board Resolution No. 84/332, as recommended by the Assessor. (All Districts)

 

C.94    AUTHORIZE County participation in the 2008 Spare the Air Program and REQUEST that each County department participate in the program, as recommended by the Conservation and Development Director.

            (All Districts)

 

C.95    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 and IV)

 

C.96    ACCEPT Report on recent state mandates regarding the General Plan’s Safety Element and AUTHORIZE

            a General Plan Amendment study to update the Safety Element and other General Plan elements, as necessary, in response to recent state mandates, including new flood protection laws, new fire hazard severity zone maps issued by Cal Fire, and Federal Emergency Management Administration-approved local hazard mitigation plan, as recommended by the Transportation, Water and Infrastructure Committee. ($125,000 unfunded State mandate) (All Districts)

 

C.97    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute an Unpaid Student Training Agreement with University of California, Davis (dba Family Medicine Residency) to provide field instruction in the Health Services Department for the University’s students, for the period May 1, 2008 through June 30, 2011.  (No fiscal impact) (All Districts)

 

C.98    APPROVE the Contra Costa Health Plan Quality Management Program Description for 2008, the Annual Quality Management Work Plan for 2008, and the Quality Management Program Evaluation for 2007, and AUTHORIZE the Chair of the Board to sign the documents, as recommended by the Health Services Director. (All Districts) 

 

C.99    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.100  ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/362 responding to written objections received to the proposed Sixth Amendment to the Bay Point Redevelopment Plan, which will raise caps on the amount of tax increment the Redevelopment Agency may receive and the amount of bonded indebtedness that may be outstanding; ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/337 certifying the Negative Declaration pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act; and ADOPT Ordinance No. 2008-19 approving the Sixth Amendment to the Bay Point Redevelopment Plan, as recommended by the Conservation and Development Director.  (District V) (Consider with RA2)

 

C.101  CONSENT to representation of the County (Contra Costa Health Plan [CCHP]) by Foley & Lardner, LLP in an administrative hearing between CCHP and Sutter Delta Medical Center in connection with emergency services claims filed against CCHP by Sutter Delta; CONSENT to waive a potential conflict of interest of Foley & Lardner, LLP, which also provides legal services to Sutter Health, the parent of Sutter Delta; and AUTHORIZE the County Counsel, or designee, to execute the corresponding consent and waiver documents. (All Districts)

 

C102A RECEIVE Grand Jury Report No. 0807 entitled “County Employees Must Know How to Respond to Public Records Act Requests” and REFER it to the County Administrator for response. (All Districts)

 

C102B RECEIVE Grand Jury Report No. 0805 entitled “The Supervisors Chip Away at the County’s Moutain of Health Benefit Debt” and REFER it to the County Administrator for response. (All Districts)

 

C.103  REFER the development of a Countywide policy on how to respond to Public Records Act requests to the Internal Operations Committee with a full report back to the Board of Supervisors by August 12, 2008, as recommended by Supervisor Gioia.  (All District)

 

C.104  APPROVE the FY 2008/09 Contra Costa County Area Agency on Aging (AAA) Area Plan Update, AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to submit the update to the California Department on Aging, and AUTHORIZE the Chair, Board of Supervisors, to sign the Letter of Transmittal, as recommended by the Employment and Human Services Director.  (All Districts)

 

C.105  ACCEPT the April 2008 monthly update on the operations of the Community Services Bureau of the Employment and Human Services Department, as recommended by the County Administrator. (All Districts)

 

Redevelopment Agency

 

C.106  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Redevelopment Director to execute the Purchase and Sale Agreement between the County Redevelopment Agency and Youth Homes, Inc., a non-profit organization; ACCEPT the Grant Deed from Youth Homes, Inc., and authorize payment in the amount of $500,000 for property rights for 661 South Broadway Avenue, identified as Assessor’s Parcel No. 094-014-014, in connection with the Orbisonia Heights Redevelopment Project, Bay Point area. (District V)

 

C.107  ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/338 certifying the Negative Declaration pursuant to the California Environmental Quality Act, relating to the proposed Sixth Amendment to the Bay Point Redevelopment Plan, which will raise caps on the amount of tax increment the Redevelopment Agency may receive and the amount of bonded indebtedness that may be outstanding; and ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/339 approving the Amended Five-Year Implementation Plan for the Bay Point Redevelopment Area, as recommended by the Redevelopment Director.  (District V) (Consider with OA6)

 

 

GENERAL INFORMATION

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

www.co.contra-costa.ca.us

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

 

 STANDING COMMITTEES

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

 

The Finance Committee (Supervisors Mary N. Piepho and John Gioia) - meets on the third Monday of the month at 1:00 p.m. in Room 101, County Administration Building, 651 Pine Street, Martinez.

 

The Internal Operations Committee (Supervisors Susan A. Bonilla and Gayle B. Uilkema) - meets on the 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

 

June 9, 2008

June 23, 2008

 

10:00am

  1:00pm

See above

See above

See above

Finance Committee

Legislation Committee

Public Protection Committee

Transportation Water & Infrastructure

 

June 23, 2008

June 16, 2008

 

 10:30am

   9:00am

See above

See above

See above 

 

AD HOC COMMITTIES

 

Ad Hoc committees of the Board of Supervisors meet on an as-needed basis at the direction of the committee chair.  Please contact the offices of the committee chairs for meeting times and information.

 

Municipal Ad Hoc Committee:  Chair, Supervisor Federal D. Glover and Supervisor Mary Piepho

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