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

MARY N. PIEPHO, CHAIR, 3 rd DISTRICT

JOHN GIOIA , 1 st DISTRICT

GAYLE B. UILKEMA 2 nd DISTRICT

SUSAN A. BONILLA 4 th DISTRICT

FEDERAL D. GLOVER 5 th 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.

TUESDAY

JANUARY 8, 2008

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PROJECTED

___ TIME ____

10:00 A.M. Call to order 1 by Chair Mary N. Piepho and opening ceremonies

Presentation of the Colors by the Contra Costa County Sheriff s Office Honor Guard

Pledge of Allegiance

Singing of the National Anthem

Inspirational Thought " If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader. ~ John Quincy Adams

CONSIDER CONSENT ITEMS 2 " Items removed from this section (Items listed as C.1 through C.145 on the following agenda) will be rescheduled for a subsequent meeting.

2008 REORGANIZATION OF THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS 3

§ Comments of the Outgoing Chair 4

§ Presentation 5 by Chair Piepho of the 2007 Chair of the Board Award to One Day at a Time, a non-profit community agency that provides gang prevention and intervention services to East County youth

§ Election of the Chair and Vice Chair of the Board of Supervisors

§ Swearing in 6 of the Chair and Vice Chair by the Honorable Terrence Bruiniers, Presiding Judge of the Superior Court

§ Presentation 7 by Supervisor Glover of token of appreciation to the 2007 Chair of the Board

§ Welcome to Special Guests 8

§ Introduction 9 of Staff and Comments of Board Members

§ Comments of Incoming Chair 10

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

SD.1 11 CONSIDER approving recommendations for Board Member appointments to local, regional and statewide boards, committees and commissions for 2008. (Supervisor Glover) (All Districts)

SD.2 12 CONSIDER approving recommendations for changes to Board meeting policies and practices. (Supervisor Glover) (All Districts)

SD.3 13 PUBLIC COMMENT (3 Minutes/Speaker)

CLOSING COMMENTS BY 2008 CHAIR 14

Adjournment 15 to Board of Supervisors Reorganization Luncheon

12:00 Noon

Lone Tree Golf and Event Center

4800 Golf Course Road, Antioch

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. 2008/8 accepting as complete the contracted work performed by MCK Services, Inc., for the Walnut Creek Area Overlay Project, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Walnut Creek area. (Proposition 42 funds) (District III)

C.2 APPROVE the Port Costa Treatment Facilities Upgrade Project contingency fund increase of $120,000 effective January 8, 2008, and APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute Contract Change Order No. 3 and Contract Change Order No. 1 Supplement No. 1 with Valentine Corporation to increase the total payment limit by $139,175 to a new payment limit of $855,196 to expand the scope of service to include filter bed replacement, Port Costa area. (Sanitation District No. 5 funds) (District II)

C.3 ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/9 accepting as complete the contracted work performed by Valentine Corporation for the Port Costa Treatment Facility Upgrades Project, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Port Costa area. (Sanitary District 5 funds) (District II)

C.4 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a rental agreement with Sunset Harbor Marina, LLC, effective October 1, 2007, in the monthly amount of $1,500 in connection with the Bethel Island Bridge Replacement Project, Bethel Island/Oakley area. ( 80% Federal Highway Bridge Replacement and Rehabilitation, 20% Road funds) (District V)

C.5 ADOPT Resolution 2008/10 approving and authorizing the Public Works Director, or designee, to submit an application to the Metropolitan Transportation Commission for $245,845 in funding from the 2008 Regional Transportation Improvement Program for the Iron Horse Trail Pedestrian Overcrossing Project at Treat Boulevard , Contra Costa Centre area (formerly the Pleasant Hill BART Station area). (No County match) (District IV)

Engineering Services

C.6 SD 80-06013: ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/11 accepting offer of dedication (public utilities easement) for project being developed by Delta Coves Ventures, LLC, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Bethel Island area. (District V)

C.7 SD 01-08155: ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/12 approving the second 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.8 SD 01-08155: ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/13 approving the second 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.9 SD 00-08156: ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/14 approving the second 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.10 SD 00-08156: ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/15 approving the second 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.11 SD 99-08306: ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/16 accepting offer of dedication (landscape easement) for project being developed by Shapell Industries, Inc., a Delaware corporation, as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon ( Dougherty Valley ) area. (District III)

C.12 SD 02-08618: ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/17 approving the second 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.13 SD 02-08618: ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/18 approving the second 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.14 SD 02-08619: ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/19 approving the second 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.15 SD 02-08619: ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/20 approving the second 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.16 SD 03-08715: ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/21 approving the second 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)

Special Districts & County Airports

C.17 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Chief Engineer, Flood Control and Water Conservation District, or designee, on behalf of the Contra Costa Clean Water Program, to execute a contract amendment with Astone, Inc., effective November 6, 2007, to increase the payment limit by $7,500 to a new payment limit of $479,500 with no change to the contract term, for Bay Area Stormwater Management Agencies Association (BASMAA) public education and industrial outreach activities mandated by the Joint Municipal National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permits issued by the San Francisco Bay and Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Boards. (Funded by BASMAA dues) (All Districts)

C.18 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Chief Engineer, Flood Control and Water Conservation District, or designee, on behalf of the Contra Costa Clean Water Program, to execute a contract amendment with Geoff Brosseau, effective July 1, 2007, to increase the payment limit by $6,000 to a new payment limit of $177,000 with no change to the contract term, for Bay Area Stormwater Management Agencies Association (BASMAA) executive board director services. (Funded by BASMAA dues) (All Districts)

C.19 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Chief Engineer, Flood Control and Water Conservation District, or designee, on behalf of the Contra Costa Clean Water Program, to execute a contract amendment with Philip Williams and Associates, Ltd., to extend the term from October 1, 2007 to March 30, 2008 with no change to the payment limit, for consulting services for the Hydrograph Modification Plan. (Cities and County Stormwater Utility Fee assessments) (All Districts)

C.20 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Airports Director, or designee, to execute a second lease amendment between the County, as lessor, and Concord Jet Service, Inc., as tenant, to delay the office component of the project and increase the monthly ground rent by $3,465.85. (Revenue accrues to the Airport Enterprise Fund) (District III)

C.21 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Airports Director, or designee, to execute a hangar rental agreement with Raymond Nilson, effective December 5, 2007, in the monthly amount of $345 for a T-hangar at Buchanan Field Airport , Pacheco area. (Revenue accrues to the Airport Enterprise Fund) (District IV)

C.22 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Airports Director, or designee, to execute a hangar rental agreement with William P. Ludwig, effective November 13, 2007, in the monthly amount of $345 for a T-hangar at Buchanan Field Airport , Pacheco area. (Revenue accrues to the Airport Enterprise Fund) (District IV)

Statutory Actions

C.23 APPROVE appointment of Board standby officers for 2008, as recommended by the County Administrator . (All Districts)

Honors and Proclamations

C.24 ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/*** honoring the recipient of the 2007 Chair of the Board Award: One Day at a Time, a non-profit community agency that provides gang prevention and intervention services to East County youth, (All Districts) (See Reorganization, page 1)

Claims, Collections & Litigation

C.25 DENY claims by Thomas Babb; Mark D. Guillory; Amco Insurance Company for Long Chao; Deloris Toole; Nirmal S. Bains and Kako Bains; Geico Direct for Richard Clark; and late claims by Joseph Daniel Jaramillo-Carranza; Elija John Jaramillo-Carranza; Betty K. Jaramillo; Daniel J. Jaramillo; and Daniel David Jaramillo by and through his Successor-In Interest Betty K. Jaramillo. (All Districts)

Hearing Dates

C.26 ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/22 accepting the Engineer s Report for Annexation to County Service Area L-100, Subdivision 8938, declaring the intent to levy and collect assessments, and fixing a public hearing for February 26, 2008 to adopt the proposed annual assessments and complete public noticing, as recommended by the Public Works Director, North Richmond area. (County Service Area L-100 funds) (District I)

C.27 ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/23 accepting the Engineer s Report for Annexation to County Service Area L-100, Minor Subdivision 06-0014, declaring the intent to levy and collect assessments, and fixing a public hearing for February 26, 2008 to adopt the proposed annual assessments and complete public noticing, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Alamo area. (County Service Area L-100 funds) (District III)

C.28 ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/24 accepting the Engineer s Report for Annexation to County Service Area L-100, Minor Subdivision 03-0036, declaring the intent to levy and collect assessments, and fixing a public hearing for February 26, 2008 to adopt the proposed annual assessments and complete public noticing, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Walnut Creek area. (County Service Area L-100 funds) (District III)

C.29 ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/25 accepting the Engineer s Report for Annexation to County Service Area L-100, Minor Subdivision 05-0019, declaring the intent to levy and collect assessments, and fixing a public hearing for February 26, 2008 to adopt the proposed annual assessments and complete public noticing, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Walnut Creek area. (County Service Area L-100 funds) (District III)

C.30 ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/26 accepting the Engineer s Report for Annexation to County Service Area L-100, Minor Subdivision 03-0002, declaring the intent to levy and collect assessments, and fixing a public hearing for February 26, 2008 to adopt the proposed annual assessments and complete public noticing, as recommended by the Public Works Director, El Sobrante area. (County Service Area L-100 funds) (District I)

C.31 ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/27 accepting the Engineer s Report for Annexation to County Service Area L-100, Minor Subdivision 06-0026, declaring the intent to levy and collect assessments, and fixing a public hearing for February 26, 2008 to adopt the proposed annual assessments and complete public noticing, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Alamo area. (County Service Area L-100 funds) (District III)

C.32 ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/28 accepting the Engineer s Report for Annexation to County Service Area L-100, Land Use Permit 04-2007, declaring the intent to levy and collect assessments, and fixing a public hearing for February 26, 2008 to adopt the proposed annual assessments and complete public noticing, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Walnut Creek area. (County Service Area L-100 funds) (District III)

C.33 ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/29 accepting the Engineer s Report for Annexation to County Service Area L-100, Minor Subdivision 06-0013, declaring the intent to levy and collect assessments, and fixing a public hearing for February 26, 2008 to adopt the proposed annual assessments and complete public noticing, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Alamo area. (County Service Area L-100 funds) (District III)

C.34 ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/30 accepting the Engineer s Report for Annexation to County Service Area L-100, Subdivision 04-8830, declaring the intent to levy and collect assessments, and fixing a public hearing for February 26, 2008 to adopt the proposed annual assessments and complete public noticing, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Bay Point area. (County Service Area L-100 funds) (District V)

C.35 ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/31 initiating proceedings to annex territory into Countywide Landscaping District 1979-3 (LL-2), Zone 22; accepting the LL-2 Mid-Year preliminary Engineer s Report (Zones 22 & 74) Fiscal Year 2007/2008, Subdivision 04-8830; declaring the intent to annex territory into LL-2; authorizing noticing to the affected property owners; and fixing a public hearing for February 26, 2008, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Bay Point area. (Countywide Landscaping District [LL-2] Zone 22 funds) (District V)

C.36 ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/32 initiating proceedings to annex territory into Countywide Landscaping District 1979-3 (LL-2), Zone 74; accepting the LL-2 Mid-Year preliminary Engineer s Report (Zones 22 & 74) Fiscal Year 2007/2008, Subdivision 05-8938; declaring the intent to annex territory into LL-2; authorizing noticing to the affected property owners; and fixing a public hearing for February 26, 2008, as recommended by the Public Works Director, North Richmond area. (Countywide Landscaping District [LL-2] Zone 74 funds) (District I)

Appointments & Resignations

C.37 APPOINT Suzanne Board to the Appointee 4 seat on the County Service Area (CSA) R-10 Citizens Advisory Committee (CAC), and RE-APPOINT Diane Leite, Connie Batchelder, and Josephine Orozco to the Appointee 1, 2, and 3 seats, respectively, on the CSA R-10 CAC, as recommended by Supervisor Uilkema. (District II)

C.38 APPOINT Thomas Baldocchi, Sr., in lieu of election, to the Reclamation District No. 2065, Veale Tract, as recommended by the District. (District III)

C.39 APPOINT the following individuals to the Local Child Care and Development Planning Council for terms as specified, as recommended by the Family and Human Services Committee (All Districts):

Name Seat Description Term Expiration

Daryl Hanson Discretionary 3, Central County April 30, 2008

Doug Rowe Public Agency 2, Central County April 30, 2010

Deborah Penny Community 2, Central County April 30, 2009

C.40 RE-APPOINT David Del Simone to the Board of Trustees of the Law Library, as recommended by the Internal Operations Committee. (All Districts)

C.41 RE-APPOINT Stan Hansen to the District IV Owner Representative seat on the Mobile Home Advisory Committee, as recommended by Supervisor Bonilla. (District IV)

C.42 RE-APPOINT June Dellapa to the District IV Tenant Representative seat on the Mobile Home Advisory Committee, as recommended by Supervisor Bonilla. (District IV)

C.43 RE-APPOINT Jeffrey Peckham, Robert Roth, and James Hunt to the Appointee 1, Appointee 2, and Appointee 6 seats, respectively, on the Contra Costa Centre Municipal Advisory Council, as recommended by Supervisor Bonilla. (District IV)

Appropriation Adjustments - Fiscal Year 2007/08

C.44 Building Inspection (0341): APPROVE Appropriations Adjustment No. 5032 authorizing the reimbursement in the amount of $129,328 to the Building Inspection Department from the Community Development and Public Works Departments for costs resulting from operation of the Application and Permit Center . (All Districts)

C.45 Department of Child Support Services (0249): APPROVE Appropriations Adjustment No. 5052 authorizing new revenue in the Department of Child Support in the amount of $4,659,572 and appropriating it for operating costs of the Department. (100% State) (All Districts)

Personnel Actions

C.46 ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20379 to cancel six Specialty Crew Leader (represented) positions; add six Maintenance Worker III (represented) positions; and abandon the class of Specialty Crew Leader in the Public Works Department. (Cost savings) (All Districts)

C.47 ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20510 to add one Clerk-Experienced Level position (represented) and one Building Inspector I position (represented) in the Building Inspection Department. (100% City of Concord contract revenue) (All Districts)

C.48 ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20511 to add one Senior Building Plan Checker position (represented) in the Building Inspection Department. (100% Permit fees) (All Districts)

C.49 ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20429 to establish the class of Duplicating Machine Operator II (represented); and allocate it to the Salary Schedule; retitle the class of Duplicating Machine Operator to Duplicating Operator I (represented) and retitle Lead Central Services Technician to Lead Print & Mail Services Technician (represented) in the General Service Department. (No fiscal impact) (All Districts)

C.50 ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20509 to add one Clerk-Experienced Level position (represented) in the Building Inspection Department. (100% Permit fees) (All Districts)

C.51 ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20488 to add one Graphic Designer position (represented) and cancel one Reprographics Technician II (represented) in the General Services Department. (No additional cost) (All Districts)

C.52 ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20507 to add one Institutional Supervisor II (unrepresented) position and cancel two vacant Permanent-Intermittent Probation Counselor I (represented) positions in the Probation Department, Juvenile Hall Division. (Cost neutral) (All Districts)

C.53 ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20516 to establish the classification of Probation Field Services Director (unrepresented), add one Probation Field Services Director position, and cancel one Probation Manager position in the Probation Department. (100% General Fund, cost offset from position cancellation) (All Districts)

C.54 ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20504 to reallocate the Department of Child Support Services class of Child Support Services Attorney Assistant (unrepresented) on the Salary Schedule; transfer one Child Support Services Attorney Assistant position and incumbent into the Legal Assistant (unrepresented) class; and abandon the class of Child Support Attorney Assistant. (100% Federal and State funding) (All Districts)

C.55 ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20342 to reclassify one Community Health Worker II position (represented) and its incumbent to a Community Health Worker Specialist position (represented) in the Health Services Department. (100% Federally Qualified Health Center funding) (All Districts)

C.56 ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20497 to increase the hours of one Mental Health Community Support Worker II position (represented) from part time (20/40) to part time (36/40), one Licensed Vocational Nurse (represented) from part time (24/40) to full time, and two Pharmacy Technicians (represented) from part time (20/40) to full time in the Health Services Department. (100% Federally Qualified Health Center funding) (All Districts)

C.57 ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20499 to add one Mental Health Program Manager (represented) in the Health Services Department. (100% Mental Health Services Act funding) (All Districts)

C.58 ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20485 to cancel one part time (30/40) Registered Nurse-Experienced Level position (represented) and add one part time (30/40) Advice Nurse position (represented) in the Health Services Department. ( Enterprise I Fund) (All Districts)

C.59 ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20493 to cancel one Senior Disease Intervention Technician position (represented) and add one Disease Intervention Technician position (represented) in the Health Services Department. (Cost savings) (All Districts)

C.60 ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20500 to add one Health Plan Member Services Counselor (represented) in the Health Services Department. (100% Health Care Initiative funding) (All Districts)

C.61 ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20502 to add one Workforce Services Specialist (represented) position and cancel one Business Services Representative position (represented) in the Employment and Human Services Department. (100% State and Federal funding) (All Districts)

C.62 ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/5 to approve and authorize the County Administrator to adjust the salary step placement of the County Finance Director to Step 5 of the salary range, as recommended by the Human Resources Director. (100% General Fund) (All Districts)

C.63 ADOPT Side Letter dated December 19, 2007 with the United Professional Firefighters I.A.F.F., Local 1230, and ADOPT Resolution No. 2008/6 amending Resolution No. 2007/562 to reverse the lump sum payment made to Local 1230 members on December 10, 2007 and, in lieu, authorize retroactive payments for the period January 1 through October 31, 2007, as recommended by the Human Resources Director. (All Districts)

C.64 ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20514 to reallocate the class of Information Systems Manager II (unrepresented) on the Salary Schedule. (No increased cost) (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.65 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute the contract amendments with California Department of Education with no change to the term of July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008 (Budgeted, 100% State funds) (All Districts):

Purpose

Increased by

New Total

Full Day Preschool

$17,872

$412,393

Alternative Payment

$76,397

$1,454,422

C.66 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute the contract amendments with California Department of Education with no change to the term of July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008 (Budgeted, 100% State funds) (All Districts):

Purpose

Increased by

New Total

State Preschool

$27,412

$632,537

General Childcare and Development

$78,420

$1,809,541

General Childcare and Development

$5,844

$134,858

General Childcare and Development

$313,617

$7,236,722

C.67 ADOPT Resolution No. 2007/33 approving and authorizing the Health Services Director, or designee, to submit application for Emergency Housing Assistance Program (EHAP) Round 15 funding in an amount not to exceed $33,000 to support the County Homeless Program s Emergency Shelter for Single Adults and Greater Richmond Interfaith Program s Emergency Shelter for Families for Fiscal Year 2008/09. (No County match) (All Districts)

C.68 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to submit an application of funding to the Los Medanos Community Health Care District in an amount not to exceed $75,000 for the Pittsburg New Kids Project for the period October 1, 2007 through September 30, 2008. (No County match) (All Districts)

C.69 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to accept a grant award from New Connections in an amount not to exceed $12,000 for the County s Public Health Division AIDS Counseling and Testing Program " Growing Great Families Project for the period October 1, 2007 through September 30, 2008. (No County match) (All Districts)

C.70 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to accept a grant award from Kaiser Permanente Community Benefit, Diablo Area, in an amount not to exceed $20,000 for the Asthma Club/Asthma Wise Project for the period January 1, 2008 through January 1, 2009. (No County match) (All Districts)

C.71 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Sheriff-Coroner, or designee, to execute a contract with the State of California Department of Consumer Affairs in an amount not to exceed $4,585, for use of the Sheriff s Firing Range for the period January 1, 2008 through June 30, 2009. (All Districts)

C.72 DIRECT the Community Development Department to apply for $35 million from the State Proposition 1B Trade Corridor Improvement Fund for the San Francisco-Stockton Ship Channel Deepening Project, and AUTHORIZE acceptance of funds for the purposes of providing the 25% non-federal funds for the project, as recommended by the Transportation, Water & Infrastructure Committee. (No County match) (All Districts)

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

C.73 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Purchasing Agent to execute a purchase order, on behalf of the Employment and Human Services Department, with Microsoft in the amount of $311,208 to renew licensing of enterprise software for the period January 1, 2008 through December 31, 2012. (Budgeted: 15% County General Fund; 85% Federal funding) (All Districts)

C.74 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Purchasing Agent to execute a purchase order, on behalf of the Employment and Human Services Department, with Hewlett-Packard in the amount of $175,365 to purchase equipment maintenance and on-site support services for the period October 1, 2007 through September 30, 2010. (Budgeted: 20% County General Fund; 40% Federal; 40%State funding) (All Districts)

C.75 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Carmazzi, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $60,000 to provide California Works Information Network (CalWIN) written translation services and maintenance for the period February 7, 2008 through February 6, 2009. (Budgeted: 20% County General Fund; 40% State; 40% Federal funding) (All Districts)

C.76 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Christina Madlener, MFT, in an amount not to exceed $50,000 to provide court-ordered mental health services to Children and Families Services clients who do not qualify for Medi-Cal coverage, for the period March 1, 2008 to February 28, 2010. (Budgeted, 100% County General Fund) (All Districts)

C.77 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Thomas J. Martin, LMFT, in an amount not to exceed $50,000 to provide court-ordered mental health services to Children and Families Services clients who do not qualify for Medi-Cal coverage, for the period March 1, 2008 to February 28, 2010. (Budgeted, 100% County General Fund) (All Districts)

C.78 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Rosalind Ruhl, MFT, in an amount not to exceed $50,000 to provide court-ordered mental health services to Children and Families Services clients who do not qualify for Medi-Cal coverage, for the period March 1, 2008 to February 28, 2010. (Budgeted, 100% County General Fund) (All Districts)

C.79 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with City of Richmond in an amount not to exceed $355,514 to provide support of the Richmond Fire Department s Hazardous Materials Response Unit for the period July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2009, including mutual indemnification for any claims arising out of performance of this contract. (100% Assembly Bill 2185 fees) (All Districts)

C.80 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with John Muir Health, Inc. (dba John Muir Community Health Alliance), in an amount not to exceed $3,000 for the County's use of a mobile van for the provision of health services in Central and East County for the period January 1 through December 31, 2008, including mutual indemnification for any claims arising out of the performance of this contract. (100% Federal Health Care for the Homeless Grant funding) (All Districts)

C.81 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with the Center for Human Development in an amount not to exceed $306,184 to provide health outreach and education services for the period January 1 through December 31, 2008. (81% County General Fund, 19% Y&H Soda Foundation, San Francisco Foundation, Kaiser Permanente Community grants, and Los Medanos Health Care Board) (All Districts)

C.82 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with the Moraga-Orinda Fire Protection District in an amount not to exceed $150,000 to provide pre-hospital emergency medical paramedic first responder and emergency ambulance services for the period October 1, 2007 through September 30, 2008, including mutual indemnification for any claims arising out of the performance of this contract (100% Measure H) (All Districts)

C.83 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Wilson Consulting, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $80,000 to provide technical support services for County s Patient Accounting System for the period January 1 through December 31, 2008. (100% Enterprise Fund I) (All Districts)

C.84 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Cidney Zanzi, effective December 31, 2007, to increase the payment limit by $46,500 to a new payment limit of $139,500 and extend the term from December 31, 2007 through June 30, 2008, to continue providing consultation and technical assistance with regard to the Electronic Claims and Remittance System. (100% Enterprise Fund I) (All Districts)

C.85 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Language Line, LLC (dba Language Line Services), in an amount not to exceed $100,000 to provide over-the-phone and video interpretation and translation services for the period January 1 through December 31, 2008. (100% Enterprise Fund I) (All Districts)

C.86 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with RadicaLogic Technologies Inc. (dba R L Solutions), in an amount not to exceed $177,000 to provide an automated incident reporting system for the period January 1, 2008 through December 31, 2010. (100% Enterprise Fund I) (All Districts)

C.87 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with CorEMR, LC, in an amount not to exceed $125,000 to provide an electronic medical records system for the period January 1 through December 31, 2008. (100% Enterprise Fund I) (All Districts)

C.88 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with Early Childhood Mental Health Program in an amount not to exceed $52,000 to provide mental health services to recipients of the California Work Opportunities and Responsibilities to Kids (CalWORKs) program and their children for the period July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008, with a six-month automatic extension through December 31, 2008 in an amount not to exceed $26,000. (100% CalWORKs funding) (All Districts)

C.89 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with Seneca Residential and Day Treatment Center for Children in an amount not to exceed $500,000 to provide therapeutic behavioral services for the period July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008, with a six-month automatic extension through December 31, 2008 in an amount not to exceed $250,000. (50% Federal Medi-Cal; 48% State Early and Periodic, Diagnosis, and Treatment; 2% Mental Health Realignment funding) (All Districts)

C.90 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee to execute a contract with Zelma E. Gandy Don Sing, PhD, in an amount not to exceed $48,573 to provide research and evaluation services for the Department with regard to the Children s System of Care for the period January 1 through December 31, 2008. (100% State Senate Bill 163 funding) (All Districts)

C.91 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Asian Pacific Psychological Services, effective January 1, 2008, to increase the payment limit by $36,000 to a new payment limit of $132,000 to provide counseling services to additional youth referred by the West County Juvenile Drug Court, with no change in the original term of July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008. (45% Federal Primary Prevention, 55% State Comprehensive Drug Court Implementation Grant funding) (All Districts)

C.92 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee to execute a novation contract with Family Stress Center, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $550,000 to provide respite and mentoring services for the period July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008, with a six-month automatic extension through December 31, 2008 in an amount not to exceed $275,000. (38% Federal Medi-Cal; 35% State Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment; 24% Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, 3% Mental Health Realignment funding) (All Districts)

C.93 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Bi-Bett, effective December 31, 2007, to increase the payment limit by $149,674 to a new payment limit of $2,223,629 to provide additional Offender Treatment Program services, with no change in the original term of July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008. (68% Federal, 32% State Substance Abuse funding) (All Districts)

C.94 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Anka Behavioral Health, Inc., effective December 1, 2007, to increase the payment limit by $48,196 to a new payment limit of $287,331 to provide additional Offender Treatment Program services, with no change in the original term of July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008. (33% Federal Drug Medi-Cal, 33% State Drug Medi-Cal, 5% Proposition 36 Transitional Housing, 29% Prop 36 Offender Treatment Program funding) (All Districts)

C.95 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with Seneca Residential and Day Treatment Center for Children in an amount not to exceed $1,699,534 to provide school and community-based mental health services for seriously emotionally disturbed students in the Mt. Diablo Unified School District for the period July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008, with a six-month automatic extension through December 31, 2008 in an amount not to exceed $849,767. (33% Federal Medi-Cal; 33% State Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment; 10% Individuals with Disabilities Education Act; 24% Mount Diablo Unified School District funding) (All Districts)

C.96 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Jackson & Coker LocumTenens, LLC, in an amount not to exceed $300,000 to provide temporary psychiatric services for the Mental Health Outpatient Clinics for the period January 1 through December 31, 2008. (100% Mental Health Realignment funding) (All Districts)

C.97 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with BAART Behavioral Health Services, Inc., effective December 1, 2007, to increase the payment limit by $76,364 to a new payment limit of $130,910 to provide additional Offender Treatment Program services with no change in the original term of July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008. (100% State Proposition 36 Offender Treatment Program funding) (All Districts)

C.98 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Ujima Family Recovery Services, effective December 1, 2007, to increase the payment limit by $21,188 to a new payment limit of $1,764,122 to provide additional Offender Treatment Program services, with no change in the original term of July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008. (86% Federal, 11% State Substance Abuse Mental Health Services, 3% Proposition 36 Offender Treatment Program funding) (All Districts)

C.99 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with New Connections, effective December 1, 2007, to increase the payment limit by $48,502 to a new payment limit of $601,569 to provide additional drug abuse prevention and treatment services, with no change in the original term of July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008. (59% Federal Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment Block Grant, 41% State Substance Abuse funding) (All Districts)

C.100 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with Seneca Residential and Day Treatment Center for Children in an amount not to exceed $624,800 to provide residential day treatment and mental health services for children for the period July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008, with a six-month automatic extension through December 31, 2008 in an amount not to exceed $312,440. (26% Federal Medi-Cal; 23% State Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment; 3% Mental Health Realignment; 48% County General Fund) (All Districts)

C.101 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Linda and Bob Casagrande (dba Casagrande House) in an amount not to exceed $28,000 to provide augmented board and care services for County-referred mentally disordered clients for the period November 1, 2007 through October 31, 2008. (100% Mental Health Realignment funding) (All Districts)

C.102 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Neighborhood House of North Richmond, effective December 1, 2007, to increase the payment limit by $49,074 to a new payment limit of $607,239 to provide additional Offender Treatment Program services, with no change in the original term of July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008. (54% Federal Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment Block Grant, 13% State Prop 36, 14% State Prop 36 Offender Treatment Program, 19% State Bay Area Service Network funding) (All Districts)

C.103 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with Daniel May, M.D., in an amount not to exceed $144,500, to provide children and young adult psychiatry services at the Pittsburg Mental Health facility for the period January 1 through December 31, 2008. (100% Mental Health Realignment funding) (All Districts)

C.104 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with Seneca Residential and Day Treatment Center for Children in an amount not to exceed $101,135 to provide school-based mental health services in the West Contra Costa Unified School District for the period July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008, with a six-month automatic extension through December 31, 2008 in an amount not to exceed $50,567. (27% Federal Medi-Cal; 27% State Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment; 46% Individuals with Disabilities Education Act funding) (All Districts)

C.105 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with New Connections, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $462,000 to provide substance abuse and mental health services for State of California Work Opportunities and Responsibilities to Kids (CalWORKs) program participants for the period July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008, with a six-month automatic extension through December 31, 2008 in an amount not to exceed $231,000. (100% CalWORKs funding) (All Districts)

C.106 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Staff Care, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $350,000 to provide temporary physician services for Contra Costa Regional Medical and Health Centers for the period January 1 through December 31, 2008. (100% Enterprise Fund I) (All Districts)

C.107 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with CareerStaff Unlimited, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $50,000 to provide temporary help services for Contra Costa Regional Medical and Health Centers for the period January 1 through December 31, 2008. (100% Enterprise Fund I) (All Districts)

C.108 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with American Red Cross Blood Services in an amount not to exceed $500,000 to provide total blood and blood component products and associated services for the period January 1, 2008 through December 31, 2009, including mutual indemnification for any claims arising out of performance of this contract. (100% Enterprise Fund I) (All Districts)

C.109 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Preferred Healthcare Registry, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $50,000 to provide cardiopulmonary and respiratory therapy registry services for patients at Contra Costa Regional Medical and Health Centers for the period January 1 through December 31, 2008. (100% Enterprise Fund I) (All Districts)

C.110 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with East Bay Perinatal Medical Associates in an amount not to exceed $150,000 to provide perinatalogy services for patients at Contra Costa Regional Medical and Health Centers for the period January 1, 2008 through December 31, 2010. (100% Enterprise Fund I) (All Districts)

C.111 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Robert Liebig, M.D., in an amount not to exceed $1,278,000 to provide radiology services for patients at Contra Costa Regional Medical and Health Centers for the period January 1, 2008 through December 31, 2010. (100% Enterprise Fund I) (All Districts)

C.112 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Lee Shratter, M.D., in an amount not to exceed $336,000 to provide radiology services for patients at Contra Costa Regional Medical and Health Centers for the period January 1, 2008 through December 31, 2010. (100% Enterprise Fund I) (All Districts)

C.113 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Larkin Breed, M.D., in an amount not to exceed $375,000 to provide radiology services for patients at Contra Costa Regional Medical and Health Centers for the period January 1, 2008 through December 31, 2010. (100% Enterprise Fund I) (All Districts)

C.114 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a cancellation agreement with Akindele Kolade, M.D., effective at close of business on December 31, 2007; and to execute a new contract with Akindele Kolade, M.D., in an amount not to exceed $1,230,000 to provide psychiatric services for patients at Contra Costa Regional Medical and Health Centers for the period January 1, 2008 through December 31, 2010. (100% Enterprise Fund I) (All Districts)

C.115 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with MDI - Medical, LLC, effective November 15, 2007, to increase the payment limit by $10,360 to a new payment limit of $35,360 to provide additional hours of temporary therapy and radiology services at Contra Costa Regional Medical and Health Centers with no change in the original term of September 1, 2007 through August 31, 2008. (100% Enterprise Fund I) (All Districts)

C.116 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Juan R. Sequeria, M.D., in an amount not to exceed $50,000 to provide professional primary care services for Contra Costa Health Plan members for the period December 1, 2007 through November 30, 2008. (100% Enterprise II Fund " Health Plan member premiums) (All Districts)

C.117 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Hwei Jung Hsu, M.D., in an amount not to exceed $50,000 to provide professional primary care services for Contra Costa Health Plan members for the period December 1, 2007 through November 30, 2008. (100% Enterprise II Fund " Health Plan member premiums) (All Districts)

C.118 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Risk Manager to execute a contract with Gordon, Watrous, Ryan, Langley , Bruno & Paltenghi for specialized legal services in accordance with a specified fee schedule, for the period January 1 through December 31, 2008. (100% General Liability Trust Fund) (All Districts)

C.119 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Risk Manager to execute a contract with McNamara, Dodge, Ney, Beatty, Slattery & Pfalzer, LLP, for specialized legal services in accordance with a specified fee schedule, for the period January 1 through December 31, 2008. (100% General Liability Trust Fund) (All Districts)

C.120 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Chair, Board of Supervisors, to execute on behalf of the Board of Supervisors (as the Board of Directors) for the Blackhawk, Canyon Lakes Geologic Hazard Abatement District and Wiedemann Ranch Geologic Hazard Abatement District (the GHADS ) a contract with Gordon, Watrous, Ryan, Langley, Bruno & Paltenghi, Inc., for expert legal services concerning soil stabilization matters in the involved GHADS in accordance with a specified fee schedule, for the period January 1 through December 31, 2008. (100% Geological Hazard Abatement funds) (All Districts)

C.121 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Director of Building Inspection, or designee, to execute contract amendments with Selectron Technologies, Inc., authorizing payment in an amount not to exceed $151,915 to upgrade the Integrated Voice Response (IVR) VoicePermits system and provide maintenance services through December 31, 2012. (Permit fees) (All Districts)

C.122 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the County Counsel , or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Baker & O Brien, Inc., effective January 8, 2008, to increase the payment limit by $500,000 to continue to provide appraisal consulting services in connection with refinery property tax appeals. (100% County General Fund, Budgeted) (All Districts)

C.123 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Purchasing Agent to execute purchase orders, on behalf of the Department of Information Technology, up to the amount of $300,000 to purchase radio equipment required to improve radio interoperability at four County high-level radio sites. (Bond proceeds) (All Districts)

Other Actions

C.124 APPROVE the Contra Costa Health Plan Quality Management Program description, annual work plan, and 2006 program evaluation, as recommended by the Health Services Director. (All Districts)

C.125 APPROVE the providers recommended by the Contra Costa Health Plan s Credentialing Committee at the November 20, 2007 meeting, as recommended by the Health Services Director. (All Districts)

C.126 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee to execute an Unpaid Student Training Agreement with Pacific Union College to provide field instruction in the Health Services Department for the University s students for the period January 1, 2008 through December 31, 2011. (All Districts)

C.127 ACCEPT report from the Employment and Human Services Director regarding the challenges faced by the Department over the past year and future challenges, as recommended by the Family and Human Services Committee. (All Districts)

C.128 ACCEPT update report on the status of the funding application for capital improvements and the conversion of the old Discovery House to a sober living facility, as recommended by the Family and Human Services Committee. (All Districts)

C.129 ACCEPT report from the Local Planning Council for Child Care and Development regarding the Council s activities over the past year, as recommended by the Family and Human Services Committee. (All Districts)

C.130 ACCEPT annual report and recommendations on committee referrals from the Family and Human Services Committee for 2007, as recommended by the Committee. (All Districts)

C.131 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.132 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 funds) (Districts II and IV)

C.133 ALLOCATE $7,500 in Fiscal Year 2007/08 Keller Canyon Mitigation funds to United Parents Booster Club to provide support to approximately thirty-five young women from Pittsburg High School so they can participate in extracurricular activities, as recommended by Supervisor Glover. (District V)

C.134 ACCEPT report on water and flood control legislation signed by the Governor in 2007, as recommended by the Transportation, Water & Infrastructure Committee. (All Districts)

C.135 ACCEPT report on the Delta Vision process; AUTHORIZE the Chair, Board of Supervisors, to sign a letter reiterating the Board s positions, with a focus on levee rehabilitation and short-term actions within the context of the completed vision, as recommended by the Transportation, Water & Infrastructure Committee. (All Districts)

C.136 RECEIVE 2007 Annual Report submitted by the North Richmond Waste & Recovery Mitigation Fee Joint Expenditure Planning Committee, as recommended by the Community Development Director. (District I)

C.137 APPROVE referrals to the Transportation, Water & Infrastructure Committee for 2008, as recommended by the Committee. (All Districts)

C.138 APPROVE the specified consolidation requests as on file in the Clerk-Recorder Elections Division for the February 5, 2008 Presidential Primary Election, as recommended by the Clerk-Recorder. (Districts I and II)

C.139 ACCEPT year-end report on the accomplishments of the 2007 Internal Operations Committee and APPROVE recommendations for the disposition of Committee referrals, as recommended by the Committee. (All Districts)

C.140 ACCEPT report prepared by the General Services Department on the current disposition of underutilized vehicles and APPROVE related recommendations of the Internal Operations Committee, as recommended by the Committee. (All Districts)

C.141 ACCEPT report on the management oversight activities of the County Administrator s Office during 2007 and APPROVE the program of management audits and policy reviews proposed by the County Administrator for 2008, as recommended by the Internal Operations Committee. (All Districts)

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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

CCHP Contra Costa Health Plan

CCTA Contra Costa Transportation Authority

CDBG Community Development Block Grant

CEQA California Environmental Quality Act

CIO Chief Information Officer

COLA Cost of living adjustment

ConFire Contra Costa Consolidated Fire 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

EIR Environmental Impact Report

EIS Environmental Impact Statement

EMCC Emergency Medical Care Committee

EMS Emergency Medical Services

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

et al. et alii (and others)

FAA Federal Aviation Administration

FEMA Federal Emergency Management Agency

F & HS Family and Human Services Committee

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

FTE Full Time Equivalent

FY Fiscal Year

GHAD Geologic Hazard Abatement District

GIS Geographic Information System

HCD ( State Dept of) Housing & Community Development

HHS Department of Health and Human Services

HIPAA Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act

HIV Human Immunodeficiency Syndrome

HOV High Occupancy Vehicle

HR Human Resources

HUD United States Department of Housing and Urban Development

Inc. Incorporated

IOC Internal Operations Committee

ISO Industrial Safety Ordinance

JPA Joint (exercise of) Powers Authority or Agreement

Lamorinda Lafayette-Moraga-Orinda Area

LAFCo Local Agency Formation Commission

LLC Limited Liability Company

LLP Limited Liability Partnership

Local 1 Public Employees Union Local 1

LVN Licensed Vocational Nurse

MAC Municipal Advisory Council

MBE Minority Business Enterprise

M.D. Medical Doctor

M.F.T. Marriage and Family Therapist

MIS Management Information System

MOE Maintenance of Effort

MOU Memorandum of Understanding

MTC Metropolitan Transportation Commission

NACo National Association of Counties

OB-GYN Obstetrics and Gynecology

O.D. Doctor of Optometry

OES-EOC Office of Emergency Services-Emergency Operations Center

OSHA Occupational Safety and Health Administration

Psy.D. Doctor of Psychology

RDA Redevelopment Agency

RFI Request For Information

RFP Request For Proposal

RFQ Request For Qualifications

RN Registered Nurse

SB Senate Bill

SBE Small Business Enterprise

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