CONTRA COSTA COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

 

Supervisors J. Gioia, G. B. Uilkema, M. N. Piepho, M. DeSaulnier, and F. D. Glover

Clerk of the Board, John Sweeten (925 335-1900)

 

A G E N D A

Tuesday September 13, 2005

 

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.

PROJECTED

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9:00 A.M.         Convene and announce adjournment to Closed Session, Room 101.

 

9:30 A.M.        1 Call to order and opening ceremonies.

 

Inspirational Thought - “Great opportunities to help others seldom come, but small ones surround us daily.” ~Sally Koch

CONSIDER CONSENT ITEMS - Items removed from this section will be considered with the Short Discussion Items.

               

HOUSING AUTHORITY CONSENT ITEMS

 

HA.1  APPROVE 2 and AUTHORIZE the Housing Authority Executive Director to execute a one-year lease renewal with Contra Costa County at a monthly rate of $50 for the County’s continuing use of the premises at 987 Rosemary Lane , Oakley, to operate a Senior Lunch Program. (Revenue accrues to the Public Housing Fund) (District V) (See C.128)

 

9:35 A.M.       

 

PRESENTATIONS

 

PR.1    PRESENTATION 3 to adopt Resolution No. 2005/544 proclaiming September 2005 as “National Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Month in Contra Costa County ”. (Supervisor DeSaulnier; Harold Parsley, Alcohol and Other Drugs Advisory Board) (All Districts)

 

PR.2    PRESENTATION 4 to adopt Resolution No. 2005/545 proclaiming October 2005 as “Domestic Violence Awareness Month in Contra Costa County ”. (Supervisor Uilkema) (All Districts)

 

9:45 A.M.       

 

SHORT DISCUSSION ITEMS - The Board will consider and take action on the following items:

 

SD.1    CONSIDER any Consent Items 5 previously removed.       

 

SD.2    CONSIDER additional actions 6 to be taken regarding the County’s responses to 2004/2005 Grand Jury reports pertaining to the pension system, health care costs, and workers’ compensation program costs, approved by the Board of Supervisors on August 16, 2005. (John Sweeten, County Administrator ) (All Districts)

 

SD.3    CONSIDER accepting report 7 from the Building Inspection Director on the activities and accomplishments of the Neighborhood Preservation Program for fiscal year 2004/2005. (Carlos Baltodano, Building Inspection Director) (All Districts)

 

SD.4   CONSIDER introducing 8 Ordinance No. 2005-32 adopting the 2004 California Electrical Code, with amendments, changes, modifications, and deletions; waiving reading; and fixing September 27, 2005 at 9:30 a.m. for a public hearing. (Carlos Baltodano, Building Inspection Director) (All Districts)

 

SD.5   CONSIDER accepting report 9 and recommendations on status of the George Miller Center transition. (Wendel Brunner, M.D., Public Health Director) (All Districts)

 

 

SD.6   CONSIDER accepting 10 recommendation of the Family and Human Services Committee on contract language to be used in contracts for services to vulnerable populations; and DIRECT County departments to incorporate specified language in contracts for services to vulnerable populations. (Dorothy Sansoe, Senior Deputy County Administrator) (All Districts)

 

DELIBERATION ITEMS - The Board will consider and take action on the following items:

 

D.1      PUBLIC COMMENT 11 . (3 Minutes/Speaker)

 

D.2      CONSIDER approving 12 and directing the County Administrator to implement the Voluntary Time Off (VTO) Without Pay on Election Day Program, which would permit County employees, with department head approval, to take voluntary time off without pay on Election Day and require departments to transfer the associated County salary savings (less any restricted funds) to a special account to be used by the Board of Supervisors for citizenship activities, as recommended by the Internal Operations Committee. (Supervisor Uilkema) (All Districts)

 

D.3      CONSIDER 13 how the County can mount an appropriate emergency response to the ongoing suffering and devastation experienced by residents of the Gulf Coast in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina and how the County could prepare for a local major disaster. (Supervisors Gioia and Glover) (All Districts)

 

Closed Session

 

1:00 P.M.

 

D.4     HEARING 14 on a recommendation of the County Planning Commission on related applications to grant requests to rezone approximately 20-acres from General Agricultural (A-2) to Planned Unit (P-1) District, and to approve a preliminary and final development plan for a 15-unit single-family residential project (Meritage Lane Project) at 850 and 900 North Gate Road, Walnut Creek area. (RZ043143 and DP043023) (Norm Dyer, Loving & Campos Architects, Inc., Applicant; Tim and Courtney Jochner, Owners) (Robert Drake, Community Development Department; Eric Whan, Public Works Department) (District III)

 

CONSENT ITEMS

 

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

 

Road and Transportation

 

C.1     ADOPT Resolution No. 2005/546 approving and authorizing the Public Works Director to fully close a portion of Maple Lane on September 18, 2005 from 12:00 p.m. through 5:00 p.m., for the purpose of a block party, Walnut Creek area. (District II)

 

C.2     ADOPT Resolution No. 2005/547 approving and authorizing the Public Works Director to partially close a portion of Danville Boulevard on December 4, 2005 from 4:30 p.m. through 7:30 p.m., for the purpose of the Holiday Tree Lighting Festival, Alamo area. (District III)

 

C.3     ADOPT Resolution No. 2005/548 approving and authorizing the Public Works Director to fully close a portion of Pomona Street on October 1, 2005 from 10:00 a.m. through 12:30 p.m., for the purpose of the Festival on the Strait Parade, Crockett area. (District II)

 

C.4     APPROVE Traffic Resolution No. 2005/4145 rescinding Traffic Resolution No. 1481 that established a speed limit of 30 miles per hour on Walnut Boulevard, Walnut Creek area, as recommended by the Public Works Director. (District IV)

 

C.5     APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Chair, Board of Supervisors, to execute the first amendment to Agreement No. 181 with the Contra Costa Transportation Authority, effective July 20, 2005, to increase the payment limit by $10,000 to a new payment limit of $20,000, to provide right-of-way services by the County to the Authority in connection with the State Route 4 East, Loveridge Road to Somersville Road Project, Antioch area. (Contra Costa Transportation Authority Funds) (District V)

 

Engineering Services

 

C.6     DA 00-00005: ADOPT Resolution No. 2005/549 accepting completion of drainage improvements for Hidden Valley Detention Basin for project being developed by Windemere BLC Land Company, LLC, San Ramon ( Dougherty Valley ) area. (District III)

 

C.7     DA 03-00019: ADOPT Resolution No. 2005/550 accepting completion of drainage improvements for project being developed by Windemere BLC Land Company, LLC, San Ramon ( Dougherty Valley ) area. (District III)

 

C.8     DP 03-03037: ADOPT Resolution No. 2005/551 accepting completion of community center and library site improvements for project being developed by Windemere BLC Land Company, LLC, San Ramon ( Dougherty Valley ) area. (District III)

 

C.9     DP 03-03037: ADOPT Resolution No. 2005/552 accepting offer of dedication for public purposes of a community center, for project being developed by Windemere BLC Land Company, LLC, San Ramon ( Dougherty Valley ) area. (District III)

 

C.10   DP 03-03037: ADOPT Resolution No. 2005/553 accepting offer of dedication for public purposes of a library, for project being developed by Windemere BLC Land Company, LLC, San Ramon ( Dougherty Valley ) area. (District III)

 

C.11   DP 02-03045: ADOPT Resolution No. 2005/554 accepting offer of dedication of a 10-feet wide area along the property frontage of Central Street for roadway purposes, for project being developed by M Central LLC, North Richmond area. (District I)

 

C.12   LP 02-02068: ADOPT Resolution No. 2005/555 accepting grant deed of development rights (creek structure setback) for project being developed by Gan Shalom, Inc., Martinez area. (District II)

 

C.13   LP 02-02068: ADOPT Resolution No. 2005/556 accepting offer of dedication for roadway purposes ( Hampton Road ) for project being developed by Gan Shalom, Inc., Martinez area. (District II)

 

C.14   LP 02-02068: ADOPT Resolution No. 2005/557 accepting offer of dedication for roadway purposes ( Bear Creek Road ) for project being developed by Gan Shalom, Inc., Martinez area. (District II)

 

C.15   MS 93-00021: ADOPT Resolution No. 2005/558 approving the second extension of the subdivision agreement for project being developed by Harold W. Smith and Martha-Lee Smith, Declaration of Trust May 23, 1979, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Diablo area. (District III)

 

C.16   MS 97-00016: ADOPT Resolution No. 2005/559 approving the second extension of the subdivision agreement for project being developed by Benny Chetcuti, Jr., as recommended by the Public Works Director, Walnut Creek area. (District III)

 

C.17   MS 00-00003: ADOPT Resolution No. 2005/560 approving the third extension of the subdivision agreement for project being developed by Gene R. Schmidt, Inc., as recommended by the Public Works Director, Alamo area. (District III)

 

C.18   PA 02-00005: ADOPT Resolution No. 2005/561 accepting completion of improvements for Hidden Valley Park for project being developed by Windemere BLC Land Company, LLC, San Ramon ( Dougherty Valley ) area. (District III)

 

C.19   PA 02-00006: ADOPT Resolution No. 2005/562 accepting completion of improvements for Limerick Park for project being developed by Windemere BLC Land Company, LLC, San Ramon ( Dougherty Valley ) area. (District III)

 

C.20   PA 05-00022: ADOPT Resolution No. 2005/563 approving the subdivision agreement (right-of-way landscaping) for Phase 5 Neighborhood 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.21   RA 00-01110 and RA 00-01110 Extension (widening of Point of Timber Road): ADOPT Resolution No. 2005/564 accepting completion of warranty period and release of cash deposit for faithful performance for project being developed by Hofmann Land Development Company, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Brentwood area. (District III)

 

C.22   RA 05-01198: ADOPT Resolution No. 2005/565 approving the road improvement agreement for Windemere Parkway Off-Site improvements, 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.23   SD 01-08531: ADOPT Resolution No. 2005/566 accepting completion of landscaping improvements (Maybeck Park) for project being developed by Janin Associates, Inc., Clyde area. (District IV)

 

C.24   SD 02-08632: ADOPT Resolution No. 2005/567 accepting completion of improvements for right-of-way landscaping for project being developed by Shapell Industries of Northern California, a Division of Shapell Industries, Inc., San Ramon ( Dougherty Valley ) area. (District III)

 

C.25   SD 03-08710: ADOPT Resolution No. 2005/568 approving the construction road maintenance agreement for Point of Timber Road and portions of Byron Highway , State Route 4, Sellers Avenue , Marsh Creek Road , and Camino Diablo ( Haul Route ), for project being developed by Western Pacific Housing, Inc., as recommended by the Public Works Director, Discovery Bay area. (District III)

 

C.26   SD 03-08755: ADOPT Resolution No. 2005/569 approving the final map and subdivision agreement for project being developed by KB Home South Bay, Inc., as recommended by the Public Works Director, North Richmond area. (District I)

 

C.27   SD 03-08755: ADOPT Resolution No. 2005/570 approving the subdivision agreement (right-of-way landscaping) for project being developed by KB Home South Bay, Inc., as recommended by the Public Works Director, North Richmond area. (District I)

 

C.28   SD 04-08776: ADOPT Resolution No. 2005/571 approving 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.29   SD 04-08780: ADOPT Resolution No. 2005/572 approving the subdivision agreement (right-of-way landscaping) for project being developed by Lennar Homes of California, Inc., as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon ( Dougherty Valley ) area. (District III)

 

Special Districts & County Airports

 

C.30   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute an aircraft rental agreement with James Duvall III, effective August 5, 2005, in the amount of $155 per month, for a shade hangar at Buchanan Field Airport , Pacheco area. (Airport Enterprise Funds Revenue) (District IV)

 

C.31   DETERMINE that the Drainage Area Fee Amendments activity is not subject to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA); Pursuant to Article 5, Section 15061 (B)(3) and Article 20 Section 15378 (b) (4) of the CEQA Guidelines, as recommended by the Public Works Director. (No fiscal impact) (All Districts)

 

C.32    ADOPT Resolution No. 2005/573 approving deposit of $700,000 by the Flood Control Zone 3B to the Flood Control Revolving Fund and approving a loan of $700,000 from the Flood Control Revolving Fund to Drainage Area 67, to fund the construction cost of the Rossmoor Basin Expansion project and related mitigation landscaping establishment, Walnut Creek area, as recommended by the Chief Engineer, Flood Control and Water Conservation District. (Flood Control Zone 3B Funds) (Districts II & III)

 

C.33    ADOPT Resolution No. 2005/574 approving deposit of $55,000 by the Flood Control and Water Conservation District to the Flood Control Revolving Fund and approving a loan of $55,000 from the Flood Control Revolving Fund to Flood Control Zone 9 to fund maintenance of the Pinole Creek flood control channel, Pinole area, as recommended by the Chief Engineer, Flood Control and Water Conservation District. (Flood Control and Water Conservation District Funds) (District II)

 

C.34    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the acceptance of the Grant Deed from Laurel 198, Inc., to the County Flood Control and Water Conservation District for access rights to Detention Basin 52A at Laurel Road, in connection with Subdivision 6963, Oakley area, as recommended by the Chief Engineer, Flood Control and Water Conservation District. [SCH# 910113066] (No funding involved) (District V)

 

C.35    ADOPT Resolution No. 2005/575 approving the Notice of Intention to convey real property located on Fairview Avenue to the City of Brentwood for consideration in the amount of $49,500, in accordance with the terms and conditions of the Purchase Agreement to be on file in the Public Works Department, Brentwood area. (Zone 1 Plan Funds) (District III)

 

C.36   ADOPT revised retirement plan contribution rates for the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District, as recommended by the County Administrator . (Cost savings to District)(All Districts)

 

C.37    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Fire Chief, Contra Costa County Fire Protection District, to execute a contract amendment with Luke & Associates, Inc., to increase the payment limit by $19,500 to a new payment limit of $44,000 and extend the term from March 2, 2005 to July 2, 2006 to provide civil engineering construction documents for the construction of replacement Fire Station 85 in the City of Pittsburg. (Budgeted) (District V)

 

Statutory Actions

 

C.38    DECLARE certain ordinances duly published.

 

Claims, Collections & Litigation

 

C.39    DENY claims of Katherine Ermitano, a minor by and through her Guardian Ad Litem and Custodial Parent, Marlon Ermitano; Robin Taylor; City of Antioch Maintenance Services; Tinney Construction Corporation; California State Automobile Association By: David Larsen, For: Susan Julian; Travelers Casualty and Surety Company of America; Samuel H. Jimenez and Veronica A. Jimenez; Margarita Lozano; Tereso Roman; Juan Lozano; Ludivina Calderone; and Lewis Wohlford, Susan Wohlford’s (Deceased), Personal Representative on behalf of minors Mikaela M. Salazar and Stephen C. Salazar. (All Districts)

 

C.40    RECEIVE report concerning the final settlement of Elizabeth Funcannon vs. Contra Costa County and AUTHORIZE payment from the Workers’ Compensation Trust Fund in the amount of $93,000 less permanent disability advances, as recommended by the County Administrator . (All Districts)

 

C.41    AUTHORIZE and DIRECT the County Counsel to initiate legal action to recover monies owed for outstanding debts totaling $164,969 and costs of suit for unreimbursed services provided by the County to specified parties, as recommended by the County Administrator . (All Districts)

Hearing Dates

 

C.42   ADOPT Resolution No. 2005/576 accepting the Engineer’s Report for County Service Area L-100, Minor Subdivision 04-0021, and fixing a hearing for November 1, 2005 to consider levying an assessment for additional parcels to be annexed and directing the Public Works Director to conduct a mail ballot election, Byron area, as recommended by the Public Works Director. ( County Service Area L-100 Funds) (District III)

 

C.43   ADOPT Resolution No. 2005/577 accepting the Engineer’s Report for County Service Area L-100, North Richmond 05-0001, and fixing a hearing for November 1, 2005 to consider levying an assessment for additional parcels to be annexed and directing the Public Works Director to conduct a mail ballot election, as recommended by the Public Works Director, North Richmond area. ( County Service Area L-100 Funds) (District I)

 

Honors & Proclamations

 

C.44   ADOPT Resolution No. 2005/578 proclaiming September 26, 2005 as Family Day – a Day to Eat Dinner with your Children, as recommended by Supervisor Uilkema. (All Districts)

 

C.45    ADOPT Resolution No. 2005/579 supporting the creation of a California Delta Trail linking the San Francisco Bay Trail system to the present and future trail ways in Contra Costa, San Joaquin, Solano, Sacramento and Yolo counties, as recommended by Supervisor Uilkema. (All Districts)

 

C.46    ADOPT Resolution No. 2005/580 recognizing the 50 th Anniversary of the Delta Diablo Sanitation District on September 14, 2005, as recommended by Supervisor Glover. (All Districts)

 

C.47    ADOPT Resolution No. 2005/581 urging the Sheriff’s Department to protect the First Amendment rights of individuals and to prohibit staff from using race, ethnicity, country of origin, or religion as a factor in questioning or interviewing individuals without there being a specific suspect description that includes such a factor; and resolving that the Board of Supervisors will hold annual public hearings regarding anti-terrorism efforts and activities in the County, as recommended by Supervisor DeSaulnier. (All Districts)

 

Ordinances

 

C.48    ADOPT Ordinance No. 2005-29, introduced August 16, 2005, establishing a local bid preference program in order to encourage local businesses to provide goods to Contra Costa County through the County's purchasing program, as recommended by Internal Operations Committee. (All Districts)

 

C.49   INTRODUCE Ordinance No. 2005-31 designating the 2004 Freightliner FL60, 1996 Freightliner FL60, and 1992 Ford F-E350 flatbed truck models as Hazardous Materials Emergency Response Team Vehicles; WAIVE reading; and FIX September 20, 2005 for adoption, as recommended by the Health Services Director. (All Districts)

 

Appointments & Resignations

 

C.50    DECLARE vacant the Community #2 seat on the Affordable Housing Finance Committee and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy, as recommended by the Community Development Director. (All Districts)

 

C.51    APPOINT Mary Welles, Kenneth Wacker, and Dietmar Plichta to the County Service Area M-16 Citizens Advisory Committee, as recommended by Supervisor DeSaulnier. (District IV)

 

C.52    APPOINT Michael Murray to the District III seat on the County Planning Commission, as recommended by Supervisor Piepho. (District III)

 

C.53    APPOINT David L. Wibbelsman to the County Service Area P-2A Citizens Advisory Committee, as recommended by Supervisor Piepho. (District III)

 

C.54    APPOINT David Bowlby to the San Ramon Valley Regional Planning Commission, as recommended by Supervisor Piepho. (District III)

 

C.55    APPOINT Shawna Alfano to the District V-B seat on the Alcohol and Other Drugs Advisory Board, as recommended by Supervisor Glover. (District V)

 

C.56    RE-APPOINT Rebecca Ines to the District V seat on the Arts and Culture Commission, as recommended by Supervisor Glover. (District V)

C.57    DECLARE vacant the At Large #3, #10, and At Large Alternate seats on the Countywide Youth Commission held by Daniella Pineda, Ada Edwards, and Casey Dycntwald, respectively, due to ineligibility, and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancies, as recommended by the Commission. (All Districts)

 

C.58    RE-APPOINT Doris Denson-Belcher to the District I seat on the First Five, Contra Costa Children and Families Commission, as recommended by Supervisor Gioia. (District I)

 

C.59   ACCEPT the resignation of Dennis Fraser from the Merit Board, DECLARE a vacancy, and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy, as recommended by Supervisor Gioia. (District I)

 

C.60   APPOINT Domingo Delgadillo Jr. to Private/Nonprofit Sector 1 seat on the Economic Opportunity Council, as recommended by the Economic Opportunity Council. (All Districts)

 

C.61   APPROVE the medical staff appointments and re-appointments as recommended by the Medical Executive Committee on August 15, 2005. (All Districts)

 

Intergovernmental Relations

 

C.62   RECEIVE 2004/2005 Annual Report and 2005/2006 Fiscal Year Budget of the Alamo-Lafayette Cemetery District, as recommended by Supervisor Uilkema. (Districts II, III)

 

C.63   OPPOSE AB 288 (Battin and Ducheny), which would appropriate $20 million from the Indian Gaming Special Distribution Fund to specified local governments, UNLESS AMENDED to add additional eligibility criteria so that counties that are experiencing significant costs, such as Contra Costa County, could apply for those funds, as recommended by the County Administrator. (All Districts)

 

Personnel Actions

 

C.64    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 19923 to cancel one Secretary-Journey Level position and ADD one Clerk-Senior Level position in the Building Inspection Department. (100% Permit fees) (All Districts)

 

C.65    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 19926 to decrease the hours of one Probation Counselor III position from full time to part time (32/40) in the Probation Department. (Cost savings) (All Districts)

 

C.66   ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 19908 to add two Social Service Program Assistant positions and cancel one Community Outreach Aide position and one One-Stop Career Center Case Manager position in the Employment and Human Services Department. (Budgeted, 100% Federal Workforce Investment Act/State CalWORKs Program) (All Districts)

 

C.67   ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 19932 to add one Clerk Experienced Level position and cancel one Intermediate Typist Clerk-Project position in the Health Services Department. (Cost neutral) (All Districts)

 

C.68   ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 19929 to increase the hours of one Registered Nurse-Experienced Level position from part time (32/40) to full time in the Health Services Department. (Budgeted, 100% Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) Revenue) (All Districts)

 

 

C.69   ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No.19857 to add one Public Health Program Specialist I position in the Health Services Department. (Budgeted, 100% Federal funds) (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.70    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Sheriff-Coroner, or designee, to execute a contract with the City of Richmond to pay the County an amount not to exceed $80,000 to provide the City airborne law enforcement services for the period July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2006. (Revenue to offset costs of the Sheriff’s helicopter program) (District I)

 

C.71    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Sheriff-Coroner, or designee, to execute a contract with the City of Vallejo to pay the County an amount not to exceed $70,000 to provide airborne law enforcement services for the period July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2006. (Revenue to offset costs of the Sheriff’s helicopter program) (All Districts)

 

C.72   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Services Director, or designee, to apply for and accept funding from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Administration for Children and Families in the amount of $16,353,377 to provide Head Start program services for the period January 1 through December 31, 2006. (20% Non-federal, in-kind, non-cash match) (All Districts)

 

C.73   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Services Director, or designee, to apply for and accept funding from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Administration for Children and Families in the amount of $2,007,343 to provide Early Head Start program services for the period January 1 through December 31, 2006. (20% Non-federal, in-kind, non-cash match) (All Districts)

 

C.74   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Services Director, or designee, to apply for and accept funding from the California Department of Community Services and Development in the amount of $72,474 representing Contra Costa County ’s share of Petroleum Violation Escrow Act funds to provide weatherization services for the period August 1, 2005 through December 31, 2006. (No County match) (All Districts)

 

C.75   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to accept funding from the State of California Department of Social Services in an amount not to exceed $1,090,502 for the Child Abuse Prevention, Intervention and Treatment program, the Community Based Child Abuse Prevention program, and the Promoting Safe and Stable Families program for the period July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2006; and AUTHORIZE the Chair of the Board of Supervisors to sign the Notice of Intent to accept funding on behalf of the Board. (No County match) (All Districts)

 

C.76   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, on behalf of the Workforce Development Board, to apply for and accept funding from the U.S. Department of Labor in an amount not to exceed $3,000,000 for job training, job upgrade training, and outreach to youth and non-traditional workers to enter the manufacturing and petrochemical industries for the period July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2007. (No County match) (All Districts)

 

C.77   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, in collaboration with Volunteer and Emergency Services Team in Action to apply for and accept funding from McKesson Foundation in an amount not to exceed $5,000 for the Independent Living Skills Program Graduation Resource Guide for emancipating foster care youth, for the period July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2006. (No County match) (All Districts)

 

C.78   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with West Contra Costa County Meals on Wheels, Inc., to pay the County an amount not to exceed $50,655 to continue to provide congregate meal services for the Senior Nutrition Program for the period July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2006, including an automatic extension through September 30, 2006 in an amount not to exceed $12,664. (No County match) (Districts I and II)

 

C.79   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with the City of El Cerrito to pay the County the amount of the net project income received to continue to provide congregate meal services for the Senior Nutrition Program for the period July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2006, including an automatic extension through September 30, 2006. (No County match) (District I)

 

C.80   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with the City of Hercules to pay County an amount not to exceed $9,500 to continue to provide congregate meal services for the Senior Nutrition Program for the period July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2006, including an automatic extension through September 30, 2006 in an amount not to exceed $2,375. (No County match) (District II)

 

C.81   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with the City of Martinez to pay the County an amount not to exceed $11,600 to continue to provide congregate meal services for the Senior Nutrition Program for the period July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2006, including an automatic extension through September 30, 2006 in an amount not to exceed $2,900. (No County match) (District II)

 

C.82   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Mount Diablo Unified School District to pay the County an amount not to exceed $1,032,858 to continue to provide professional school-based mental health services, crisis intervention, and day treatment services under the Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment Program and non-Medi-Cal mental health programs for certain special education and regular students for the period July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2006. (No County match) (Districts II, III, IV and V)

 

C.83   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Mt. Diablo Unified School District to pay the County an amount not to exceed $4,000 to continue to provide the Outreach Tuberculosis Testing Program for Mt. Diablo Unified School District employees for the period September 20, 2005 through June 30, 2006. (No County match) (Districts II, III, IV and V)

 

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

 

C.84    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Sheriff-Coroner, or designee, to execute a contract with Managed Health Network, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $66,559 to provide emergency psychological counseling services to department employees for the period July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2006. (Budgeted, 100% General Fund) (All Districts)

 

C.85    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Sheriff-Coroner, or designee, to execute a contract with Helicopter Adventures, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $310,000 to continue to provide pilots, helicopter maintenance, and administrative services for the period July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2006. (100% State Law Enforcement Supplemental funds and P-6 administration funds) (All Districts)

 

C.86    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Sheriff-Coroner, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with John Montagh, effective August 1, 2005, to increase the payment limit by $8,640 to a new payment limit of $71,040, with no change in term, to provide additional firearms training/instruction at the Marsh Creek Detention Facility. (Budgeted, 100% General Fund) (All Districts)

 

C.87    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Sheriff-Coroner, or designee, to execute a contract with Gloria Sutter in an amount not to exceed $30,000 to provide management and training services related to the processing of Homeland Security grants for the period September 1 through December 31, 2005. (All Districts)

 

C.88    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Development Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with LSA Associates, Inc., effective September 14, 2005, to increase the payment limit by $14,784 to a new payment limit of $73,284 to prepare an Initial Study for the Willow Pass Business Park, Bay Point area. (100% Applicant fees) (District V)

 

C.89    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Child Support Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Specialized Litigation Services, Inc., in the amount of $95,000 for legal process services for the period October 1, 2005, through September 30, 2006. (100 % State Funds-Budgeted) (All Districts)

 

C.90    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Building Inspection Director and Community Development Director to execute a contract amendment with Accela, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $2,573,031, extending the contract for a period of ten years to September 13, 2015, to develop, implement and maintain an application and permit tracking system. (All Districts)

 

C.91    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Garcia and Associates in an amount not to exceed $50,000 to provide on-call environmental consulting services for the period September 13, 2005 through September 30, 2007, Countywide. (48% Flood Control and Water Conservation District Funds, 48% Local Road Funds and 4 % Airport Project Funds) (All Districts)

 

C.92   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Caporicci & Larson, Certified Public Accountants, in the amount of $32,000 to provide audit of the Community Services Fiscal Year 2004/2005 Child Development Programs, for the period August 29 through December 31, 2005. (Budgeted, 100% State) (All Districts)

 

C.93   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a cancellation agreement with Amrit Kang related to the provision of domestic violence services, effective at the close of business September 16, 2005. (All Districts)

 

C.94   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Carl Herron in an amount not to exceed $99,500 to provide data collection and reporting, data analysis, and evaluation of performance outcomes for Child Welfare Redesign program activities for the period September 13, 2005 through July 31, 2006. (Budgeted, 50% State Child Welfare Redesign, 50% Federal System of Care) (All Districts)

 

C.95   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Language Line, LLC (dba Language Line Services), effective August 1, 2005, to increase the payment limit by $25,000 to a new payment limit of $185,000 to provide additional over-the-phone interpretation services to Contra Costa Regional Medical Center and Health Plan patients, with no change in the term of September 1, 2004 through August 31, 2005. (Budgeted, Enterprise II: 4.7% County, 95.3% Health Plan Member Premiums) (All Districts)

 

C.96   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with CD & L Courier, effective July 1, 2005, to increase the payment limit by $30,000 to a new payment limit of $451,000 to provide additional laboratory courier services to Contra Costa Regional Medical Center and Contra Costa Health Centers, with no change in the term of July 1, 2003 through December 31, 2005. (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 12.3% County, 87.7% Patient/Third Party Revenues) (All Districts)

 

C.97   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Patricia Carson Sussman, effective August 1, 2005, to increase the payment limit by $2,000 to a new payment limit of $98,569 to provide additional travel with regard to the Long Term Care Integration Program, with no change in the term of October 1, 2004 through September 30, 2005. (Budgeted, Enterprise II: 4.7% County, 95.3% Health Plan Member Premiums) (All Districts)

 

C.98   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Vincent Spencer in an amount not to exceed $34,310 to provide consultation and technical assistance to the Environmental Health Division regarding the Emergency Disaster Plan for the period August 1, 2005 through July 31, 2006. (Budgeted, 70% Federal Bioterrorism Grant, 30% Environmental Health Fees) (All Districts)

 

C.99   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with David Taylor in an amount not to exceed $35,000 to provide training, consultation and specialized healthcare leadership coaching for Contra Costa Regional Medical Center management staff with regard to organizational development for the period August 1, 2005 through July 31, 2006. (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 12.3% County, 87.7% Patient/Third Party Revenues) (All Districts)

 

C.100 CORRECT Board action of April 19, 2005 (Item C.59) and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Staff Care, Inc., effective April 1, 2005 instead May 1, 2005, to increase the payment limit by $300,000 instead of $125,000 to a new payment limit of $1,275,000 instead of $1,100,000 to provide additional locums tenens (temporary on-call) physicians at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center and Contra Costa Health Centers, with no change in the term of January 1, 2003 through December 31, 2005. (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 12.6% County, 87.4% Patient/Third Party Revenues) (All Districts)

 

C.101 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Cyracom International, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $150,000 to continue to provide over-the-phone interpretation services to Contra Costa Regional Medical Center and Health Plan patients for the period September 1, 2005 through August 31, 2006. (Budgeted, Enterprise II: 4.7% County, 95.3% Health Plan Member Premiums) (All Districts)

 

C.102 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Preferred Staffing, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $300,000 to continue to provide nursing registry services at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center and Contra Costa Health Centers for the period August 1, 2005 through July 31, 2006. (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 12.3% County, 87.7% Patient/Third Party Revenues) (All Districts)

 

C.103 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Michael David Kassels, D.O., in an amount not to exceed $50,000 to provide professional primary care services to Contra Costa Health Plan members for the period September 1, 2005 through August 31, 2007. (Budgeted, Enterprise II: 4.7% County, 95.3% Health Plan Member Premiums) (All Districts)

 

C.104 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Edward Connolly, M.D., in an amount not to exceed $150,000 to continue to provide professional pediatric services to Contra Costa Health Plan members for the period October 1, 2005 through September 30, 2007. (Budgeted, Enterprise II: 4.7% County, 95.3% Health Plan Member Premiums) (All Districts)

 

C.105 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with City of Richmond, on behalf of its Fire Department, in an amount not to exceed $258,695 to continue to provide Hazardous Materials Release Response Plan and Inventory Program (AB 2185) inspections for the period July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2007; and to indemnify and hold harmless the City of Richmond for any claims arising out of performance of this contract in exchange for a similar indemnification and hold harmless inuring to the benefit of County. (Budgeted, 100% AB 2185 inspection fees) (District I)

 

C.106 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with City of Richmond, on behalf of its Fire Department, in an amount not to exceed $266,086 to continue to provide hazardous materials training, for the period July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2007; and to indemnify and hold harmless the City of Richmond for any claims arising out of performance of this contract in exchange for a similar indemnification and hold harmless inuring to the benefit of County (Budgeted, 100% AB 2185 inspection fees) (District I)

 

C.107 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with City of Richmond, on behalf of its Fire Department, in an amount not to exceed $327,636 to continue to provide support to the Fire Department’s Hazardous Materials Response Unit for the period July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2007; and to indemnify and hold harmless the City of Richmond for any claims arising out of performance of this contract in exchange for a similar indemnification and hold harmless inuring to the benefit of County. (Budgeted, 100% AB 2185 inspection fees) (District I)

 

C.108 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Martin P. Koeppel, M.D., in an amount not to exceed $95,000 to continue to provide professional psychiatric services at Richmond Health Center for the period September 1, 2005 through August 31, 2006. (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 12.3% County, 87.7% Patient/Third Party Revenues) (District I)

 

C.109 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Maria Mercado (dba California Translation International), effective August 31, 2005, to increase the payment limit by $14,000 to a new payment limit of $78,000 and to extend the term from August 31 to November 30, 2005, to continue to provide American Sign Language interpretation services to Contra Costa Regional Medical Center patients. (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 12.3% County, 87.7% Patient/Third Party Revenues) (All Districts)

 

C.110 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with International Effectiveness Center, Inc., effective August 31, 2005, to increase the payment limit by $28,000 to a new payment limit of $124,000 and to extend the term from August 31 to November 30, 2005 to continue to provide Vietnamese, Farsi, Laotian, and other interpretation services to Contra Costa Regional Medical Center patients. (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 12.3% County, 87.7% Patient/Third Party Revenues) (All Districts)

 

C.111 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Victor Treatment Center, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $85,140 to provide subacute residential treatment services to hearing impaired minors as an alternative to hospitalization at Napa State Hospital for the period May 1, 2005 through June 30, 2006. (Budgeted, 100% State AB 3632/SB 90) (All Districts)

 

C.112 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Laura Ing, effective September 1 2005, to increase the payment limit by $52,260 to a new payment limit of $93,820 and to extend the term from October 31, 2005 to October 31, 2006 to provide additional hours of consultation and liaison services with regard to the AB 3632 program and designated school programs. (Budgeted, 100% Mental Health Realignment) (All Districts)

 

C.113 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with David H. C. Raphael, M.D., in an amount not to exceed $900,000 to continue to provide professional general surgery services at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center and Contra Costa Health Centers for the period September 1, 2005 through August 31, 2008. (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 12.3% County, 87.7% Patient/Third Party Revenues) (All Districts)

C.114 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute contracts, each in an amount not to exceed $50,000, to provide Medi-Cal mental health specialty services for the period September 1, 2005 through June 30, 2007 (Budgeted, 49% State, 51% Federal Medi-Cal) (All Districts):

 

           Contractor

           Judith Watkins, M.F.T.

           Louise Lurkis, Ph.D.

           Deepa Abraham, Ph.D.

           Fremont Psychiatry Medical Group, Inc.

           Nanette Finley-Hancock, Ph.D. (dba Paradise Cove Psychology Services)

 

C.115 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Abbas Mahdavi, M.D., Inc., in an amount not to exceed $250,000 to continue to provide professional primary care services to Contra Costa Health Plan members for the period September 1, 2005 through August 31, 2007. (Budgeted, Enterprise II: 4.7% County, 95.3% Health Plan Member Premiums) (All Districts)

 

C.116 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Kenneth Hanson, O.D., in an amount not to exceed $60,000 to continue to provide professional optometry services to Contra Costa Health Plan members for the period September 1, 2005 through August 31, 2007. (Budgeted, Enterprise II: 4.7% County, 95.3% Health Plan Member Premiums) (All Districts)

 

C.117 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Daytop Village, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $80,000 to provide day treatment, and mental health and medication support services to seriously emotionally disturbed adolescents and latency-age children for the period July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2006. (Budgeted, 50% Federal Medi-Cal, 40% State Early Periodic Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment funds, 10% Mental Health Realignment) (All Districts)

 

C.118 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with Family and Community Services, Inc. (dba Senior Outreach Services of Contra Costa), in an amount not to exceed $156,720 to continue to provide home-delivered meals for the Senior Nutrition Program for the period July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2006, including an automatic extension through October 30, 2006 in an amount not to exceed $52,240. (Budgeted, 100% Federal Title III‑C (1) of the Older Americans Act of 1965) (All Districts)

 

C.119 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Therapeutic Residential Services, Inc., effective July 1, 2005, to increase the payment limit by $21,600 to a new payment limit of $64,800 to provide augmented board and care services to additional County-referred mentally disordered clients, with no change in the term of January 1 through December 31, 2005. (Budgeted, 100% Mental Health Realignment) (All Districts)

 

C.120 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Robert DeCesare in an amount not to exceed $137,484 to provide consultation and technical assistance with regard to compliance with Medicare and Medi-Cal billing guidelines and Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act privacy issues for the period October 1, 2005 through September 30, 2006. (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 12.3% County, 87.7% Patient/Third Party Revenues) (All Districts)

 

C.121 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute contracts with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Northern California Health Care Systems to continue to provide services to patients referred for treatment by Contra Costa Regional Medical Center physicians for the period October 1, 2005 through September 30, 2006 (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 12.3% County, 87.7% Patient/Third Party Revenues) (All Districts):

 

           Services to be Provided                                             Payment Limit

           Dermatology services                                                $44,632

           Oncology services                                                     $86,250

C.122 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with SPI Healthcare Documentation, LLC, in an amount not to exceed $2,129,284 to provide medical and dictation transcription services for patients at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center and Health Centers for the period September 1, 2005 thorough August 31, 2008. (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 12.3% County, 87.7% Patient/Third Party Revenues) (All Districts)

 

C.123 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a Settlement Agreement and Release with CorVel Corporation; RATIFY purchase of services from CorVel Corporation; and AUTHORIZE the Auditor-Controller to pay $107,961.88 outstanding balance for claims processing and negotiation services for the Contra Costa Health Plan for the period May 1, 2004 through April 30, 2005. ( Enterprise II: 4.7% County, 95.3% Health Plan Member Premiums) (All Districts)

 

C.124 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Jefferey Castor in the amount of $13,200 to provide technical computer and network support services for the period September 15 through December 31, 2005. (100% State/Federal grant funds; Budgeted) (All Districts)

 

C.125  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the General Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Ottolini-Booth & Associates Architects, Inc., to increase the payment limit by $10,530 to a new payment limit of $98,505, and to assign the contract to M. Bruce Ottolini & Associates, Inc., for the tenant improvements at 2530 Arnold Drive, Martinez, for the Community Development Department's Redevelopment Agency. (Redevelopment Agency - Budgeted) (District II)

 

C.126  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the General Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with SPACE, LLC, in the amount of $47,650 to provide architectural services for the Medi-Cal Service Center , 1650 Cavallo Road , Antioch , for the period September 13 through November 30, 2005. (Budgeted) (District V)

 

C.138 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.139 CONTINUE the emergency action originally taken by the Board of Supervisors on December 14, 1999 based on the increasing/epidemic number of AIDS (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome)/HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) and Hepatitis C cases among injection drug users in Contra Costa County , as recommended by the Health Services Director. (All Districts)

 

C.140 ACCEPT report from the Children’s System of Care Planning and Policy Council recommending that the CCFuture Data Archive project be suspended pending advances in technology and availability of funding for development, maintenance and periodic data updating, as recommended by the Family and Human Services Committee. (All Districts)

 

C.141 ACCEPT report prepared by the Employment and Human Services Department Aging and Adult Services Bureau providing a status update on the delivery of Elder Abuse and Adult Protective Services, as recommended by the Family and Human Services Committee. (All Districts)

 

C.142 CONTINUE the emergency action originally taken by the Board on November 18, 2003 on the Juvenile Hall Addition Project, as recommended by the County Administrator . (All Districts)

 

C.143 ADOPT Resolution 2005/582 authorizing, on behalf of West Contra Costa Unified School District, the sale and issuance of General Obligation Bonds, Election of 2002, Series D in an aggregate principal amount of not to exceed $100,000,624, as recommended by the County Administrator. (No fiscal impact to the County)(District I)

 

C.144  CONTINUE the emergency action originally taken by the Board of Supervisors on August 9, 2005 regarding the storm drain repair in Drainage Area 29G, as recommended by the Chief Engineer, Flood Control and Water Conservation District, Antioch area. (Drainage Area 29G Funds) (District IV)

 

Redevelopment Agency

 

C.145 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Redevelopment Director to execute a contract with the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) to accept grant funds in the amount of $100,913 for the North Richmond Truck Route Project. (Approximately 10% local cash match; 100% Redevelopment Agency funds; Budgeted) (District I)

 

 

C.127  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a cancellation agreement with Toyon Associates, Inc., effective at the close of business June 30, 2005; and to execute a new contract with Toyon Associates, Inc. in an amount not to exceed $750,000 to provide consultation and technical assistance with regard to third party Social Security Income reimbursement recovery services and to conduct reviews of Medicare ratios of the disproportionate share calculations for Contra Costa Regional Medical Center for the period July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2007. (Budgeted, Funded 100% by reimbursements obtained by Contractor) (All Districts)

 

Leases

 

C.128 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the General Services Director to execute a one-year lease renewal with the County Housing Authority at a monthly rate of $50 for the County’s continuing use of the premises at 987 Rosemary Lane , Oakley, to operate a Senior Lunch Program. (Budgeted) (District V) (See HA.1)

 

Other Actions

 

C.129 AUTHORIZE the Fish and Wildlife Committee to spend no more than $700 from the Fish and Wildlife Propagation Fund to host the sixth Annual Barbecue for law enforcement agencies to discuss fish and wildlife related regulations in Contra Costa County, as recommended by the Committee. (All Districts)

 

C.130  AUTHORIZE the Auditor-Controller to issue a warrant in the amount of $33,210 to the Martinez Unified School District from the Park Dedication Trust Fund account to help finance the installation of a shade structure at the Las Juntas Elementary School, as recommended by the Community Development Director. (District II)

 

C.131 MODIFY the County’s policy governing the acquisition and replacement of vehicles and equipment to change the criteria and approvals process for replacement of vehicles, as recommended by the Internal Operations Committee. (All Districts)

C.132 AUTHORIZE and DIRECT the Affirmative Action Officer to organize and conduct three workshops targeting the business communities of East, West, and Central County to promote the County’s Small Business Enterprise and Outreach Programs and provide information on how vendors and service providers can compete for County business opportunities, as recommended by the Internal Operations Committee. (All Districts)

 

C.133 ACCEPT monthly update from the County Administrator on the operations of the Community Services Department. (All Districts)

 

C.134 ADOPT secured roll property tax rates and AUTHORIZE levy of property taxes for Fiscal Year 2005/2006, as recommended by the Auditor-Controller. (All Districts)

 

C.135 APPROVE allocation of Fiscal Year 2005/2006 HOME funds in the amount of $1,840,000 for three projects: Brentwood Senior Commons (Eden Housing), $205,000; Villa Vasconcellos, Walnut Creek (Resources for Community Development), $1,135,000; and Giant Road Family apartments, San Pablo (East Bay Asian Local Development Corporation), $500,000; and AUTHORIZE the Deputy Director-Redevelopment, or designee, to execute required loan documents; ACCEPT report on the use of Fiscal Year 2005/2006 HOME Investment Partnership Act funds, as recommended by the Community Development Director. (All Districts)

 

C.136 ACCEPT recommendation from the County Administrator and the Public Health Director not to implement a proposal from the Executive Director of the Contra Costa ARC (Association for Retarded Citizens) to increase hours of the Executive Assistant to the Developmental Disability Council position in the Health Services Department from part time (20/40) to full time, and proposing instead an approach for providing expanded, long-term funding. (All Districts)

 

C.137 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Spoken Translation, Inc., to extend the term from August 31 to November 30, 2005 for Contra Costa Regional Medical Center and Health Centers to act as beta test sites for the Healthcare Translation System. (Non-financial Agreement) (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: http://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.

 

The Family and Human Services Committee (Supervisors Federal D. Glover and Mark DeSaulnier) - meets on the first and third Mondays of the month at 10:30 a.m. in Room 101, County Administration Building, 651 Pine Street, Martinez .

 

The Finance Committee (Supervisors John Gioia and Mary N. Piepho) - meets on the first Monday of the month at 10:00 a.m. in Room 108, County Administration Building, 651 Pine Street, Martinez .

 

The Internal Operations Committee (Supervisors Gayle B. Uilkema and Mark DeSaulnier) - meets on the first and third Mondays of the month at 9:00 a.m. in Room 105, County Administration Building, 651 Pine Street, Martinez .

 

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

 

Internal Operations Committee

09-19-05

9:00 a.m.

See above

Family & Human Services Committee

09-19-05

10:30 a.m.

See above

 

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

AICP           American Institute of Certified Planners

AIDS           Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome

ALUC          Airport Land Use Commission

AOD              Alcohol and Other Drugs

APN              Assessor’s Parcel Number

BAAQMD    Bay Area Air Quality Management District

BART          Bay Area Rapid Transit District

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

CAO              County Administrative Officer or Office

CCHP          Contra Costa Health Plan

CCTA          Contra Costa Transportation Authority

CDBG          Community Development Block Grant

CEQA          California Environmental Quality Act

CIO              Chief Information Officer

COLA          Cost of living adjustment

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

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

et al.            et alii (and others)

etc.              et cetera (and so forth)

FAA              Federal Aviation Administration

FEMA          Federal Emergency Management Agency

First Five     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

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

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

LVN              Licensed Vocational Nurse

MAC            Municipal Advisory Council

M.D.              Medical Doctor

M.F.T.         Marriage and Family Therapist

Mt.               Mount

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

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

SWAT         Southwest Area Transportation Committee

TRANSPAC  Transportation Partnership & Coop (Central)

TRANSPLAN   Transportation Planning Committee ( East County )

TWIC           Transportation, Water and Infrastructure Committee

VA               Department of Veterans Affairs

vs.               versus (against)

WAN            Wide Area Network

WCCTAC    West Contra Costa Transportation Advisory Committee