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 August 2, 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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10:00 A.M.       Convene 0 and announce adjournment to Closed Session, Room 101.

 

10:30 A.M.     Call to order and opening ceremonies.

 

Inspirational Thought - “Democracy is the recurrent suspicion that more than half of the people are right more than half of the time.” ~E.B. White

 

CONSIDER CONSENT ITEMS 1 - Items removed from this section will be considered with the Short Discussion Items.

               

HOUSING AUTHORITY CONSENT ITEMS

 

HA.1  ACCEPT the Housing Authority’s investment report for the quarter ending June 30, 2005, as required by SB 564 (Ch 783) and recommended by the Housing Authority Executive Director. (All Districts)

 

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

 

SD.1    CONSIDER 2 any Consent Items previously removed.       

 

SD.2    HEARING 3 to consider any objections or protests to the Contra Costa County Sanitation District No. 5 Preliminary Engineer’s Report and Ordinance No. 32; determine annual sewer service charges; confirm the Final Engineer’s Report; adopt Ordinance No. 32; and direct collection of sewer service charges on the Fiscal Year 2005/2006 tax roll, Port Costa area. (Contra Costa County Sanitation District No. 5) ( Eric Whan , Public Works Department) (District II)

 

SD.3    HEARING 4 to consider any objections or protests to the Contra Costa County Sanitation District No. 6 Preliminary Engineer’s Report and Ordinance No. 14; determine annual sewer service charges; confirm the Final Engineer’s Report; adopt Ordinance No. 14; and direct collection of sewer service charges on the Fiscal Year 2005/2006 tax roll, Martinez area. (Contra Costa County Sanitation District No. 6) (Eric Whan, Public Works Department) (District II)

 

SD.4   HEARING 5 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) on approximately 20 acres at 850 and 900 North Gate Road, Walnut Creek area. (Norm Dyer, Loving & Campos Architects, Inc., Applicant; Tim and Courtney Jochner, Owners) (Catherine Kutsuris, Community Development Department) (District III) To be continued to September 13, 2005 at 1:00 p.m.

 

SD.5   CONSIDER 6 acknowledging letter of notification from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services advising the Board of Supervisors that all areas of deficiency previously identified of the County's Head Start Program have been corrected and are now in compliance with the Head Start Performance Standards and other applicable regulations. (Supervisor Uilkema; Scott Tandy, County Administrator 's Office) (All Districts)

 

SD.6   CONSIDER 7 introducing Ordinance No. 2005-22 to amend the provisions of the Election Campaign Ordinance related to elections for the Office of Supervisor and candidate reporting requirements; waiving reading, and fixing August 9, 2005 for adoption. (Supervisor Gioia) (All Districts)

 

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

 

D.1       PUBLIC COMMENT 8 . (3 Minutes/Speaker)

 

Closed Session 9

 

1:00 P.M.

 

D.2      HEARING 10 on a recommendation of the County Planning Commission to rezone a 3.44-acre site from Multiple Family (M-29) and Retail Business (R-B) to Planned Unit District (P-1) and to approve a final development plan for 31 duet style residences at 4577-4619 Appian Way in the El Sobrante area. ( County Files : RZ033134 and DP033064) (Dinesh Sawhney, Applicant and Owner) (Catherine Kutsuris, Community Development Department) (District I)

 

D.3      HEARING 11 on the adoption of Resolution No. 2005/488 on the Dougherty Valley Specific Plan and associated General Plan Amendment to update text and figures and incorporate actions approved since the plan’s adoption in 1996; to reflect new state and federal requirements; to remove references in the plan document to requirements for the provision of trail overcrossing (bridge) structures in the Specific Plan area, as requested by the City of San Ramon; and to update the Land Use Element Map for the Dougherty Valley area to correspond with the realignment of Dougherty Road and changes in land use designations as reflected in the updated Dougherty Valley Specific Plan. ( County Files : SP#03-0001 AND GP#03-0006) (Patrick Roche, Community Development Department) (District III)

           

Contra Costa County Mayors’ Conference

August 4, 2005 6:30 p.m.

Pittsburg Senior Center

300 Presidio Lane

Pittsburg , California

 

 

CONSENT ITEMS

 

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

 

Road and Transportation

 

C.1 APPROVE prior issuance of Addendum No. 1 to Parker Avenue Reconstruction Project, which canceled advertisement for bids, Rodeo area, as recommended by the Public Works Director. (60% Redevelopment Funds and 40% Rodeo Crockett Transportation Improvement Funds) (District II)

 

C.1 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Burchard & Rinehart, effective July 13, 2005, to increase the payment limit by $25,000 to a new payment limit of $50,000, to provide appraisal services, Countywide. (Various Project Funds) (All Districts)

 

C.2 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a Relocation Settlement Agreement with GTE Mobilnet, a California Limited Partnership, (dba DBA Verizon Wireless), effective July 8, 2005, in an amount not to exceed $90,000 for required relocation of facilities in connection with the State Route 4 East Widening, Railroad Avenue to Loveridge Road Project, Pittsburg area. (Contra Costa Transportation Authority Funds) (District V)

 

Engineering Services

 

C.3 PA 02-00010: ADOPT Resolution No. 2005/489 approving the subdivision agreement (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, as recommended by the Public Works Director. (District III)

 

C.4 PA 05-00028: ADOPT Resolution No. 2005/490 approving the subdivision agreement (right-of-way landscaping) for project being developed by Danville Tassajara Partners, LLC, San Ramon ( Dougherty Valley ) area, as recommended by the Public Works Director. (District III)

 

C.5 RA 00-01105: ADOPT Resolution No. 2005/491 accepting completion of improvements for subdivision agreement (right-of-way landscaping - Bollinger Canyon Road) for project being developed by Shapell Industries of Northern California, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area, as recommended by the Public Works Director. (District III)

 

Special Districts & County Airports

 

C.6 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Chief Engineer, Contra Costa County Flood Control and Water Conservation District, or designee, on behalf of the Contra Costa Clean Water Program, to execute a contract with The Watershed Project in the amount of $55,000 to provide grants and workshops for teachers to promote environmental awareness in schools and for grant administration for the period July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2006, Countywide. (Cities and County Stormwater Utility Fee Assessments) (All Districts)

 

Claims, Collections & Litigation

 

C.8     Deny claims for Beth Sanders, Beth Sanders as Successor in Interest of Caleb Miller; Estate of Caleb Miller, Beth Sanders as Special Administrator of Estate of Caleb Miller and Roy Theodore Miller; Bobbie Harvey; Richard Andrew, Jr.: Tarantino; Irma Kemp; Lisa Self; Kimeschia Atkinson; amended claim for Kimeschia Atkinson; and late claim for Kelly Horde. (All Districts)

 

Ordinances

 

C.9      ADOPT Ordinance No. 2005-7, introduced July 26, 2005, amending County Ordinance Code section 52-3.703 to be consistent with the State Gambling Control Act, which states that a county “shall not” issue a card room permit to an applicant who would be disqualified from holding a state gambling license for reasons specified in state law, and retaining the Board’s discretion to deny a permit on the basis that the applicant is not of good moral character, as recommended by the Internal Operations Committee. (All Districts)

 

Appointments & Resignations

 

C.10    DECLARE vacant the County School and Community College District’s seat on the Treasury Oversight Committee held by Jim Cerreta, due to relocation, and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy, as recommended by the Committee. (All Districts)

 

C.11    DECLARE vacant the Appointee 7 seat on the San Ramon Valley Regional Planning Commission previously held by Robert Ingalls, due to resignation, and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy, as recommended by Supervisor Piepho. (District III)

 

C.12    RE-APPOINT Walter Fields as the District V Alternate on the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District’s Fire Advisory Commission, as recommended by Supervisor Glover. (District V)

 

C.13    APPOINT Gerald Richards and Scott Kiepen to the Local Committee Hercules and At-Large 18 seats, respectively, on the Advisory Council on Aging; ACCEPT resignation of Ceceliaelena Meeks, DECLARE vacant the Local Committee Martinez seat, and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy, as recommended by the Advisory Council on Aging. (All Districts)

 

Intergovernmental Relations

 

C.14   ADOPT a “watch” position on AB 797 (Wolk), on the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta, which would expand the size, change the composition, and refine the mandate of the Delta Protection Commission; and AUTHORIZE Chair, Board of Supervisors, to sign a letter commenting on this legislation, as recommended by the Transportation, Water & Infrastructure Committee. (Districts III, V)

 

C.15    DELETED

 

Personnel Actions

 

C.16    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 19907 to add one Building Inspector I position, one Clerk-Senior Level position, and one Senior Building Inspector position in the Building Inspection Department. (100% Inspection fees) (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.17    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the County Librarian to apply for and, if approved, execute an agreement with the Dean & Margaret Lesher Foundation to accept $188,600 on behalf of the Library, Probation Department and the Contra Costa County Office of Education, to establish a library in the Juvenile Hall. (100% In-Kind match; budgeted) (All Districts)

 

C.18    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the County Librarian to execute new lease and services agreements with the City of San Ramon to supersede and replace prior agreements to provide reimbursement to the County in the amount of $302,100 for increased hours of operation of the San Ramon Library for fiscal year 2005/2006, and to provide maintenance and repairs of the facility; and AUTHORIZE the County Librarian to annually amend that portion of the services agreement which sets forth the hours of operation and reimbursement therefor. (District III)

 

C.19    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the County Administrator , or designee, on behalf of the Community Services Department, to execute a contract with the California Department of Education in an amount not to exceed $2,363 for supplies for school age children for the period July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2006. (No County match) (All Districts)

 

C.20    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the County Administrator , or designee, on behalf of the Community Services Department, to execute a contract with the California Department of Education in an amount not to exceed $113,072 for continuing child care services for program-eligible children in Central County for the period July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2006. (No County match) (Districts II, III and IV)

 

C.21    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to apply for and accept funding from the San Francisco Foundation in an amount not to exceed $20,000 to support the Service Integration Program “Verde Involving Parents” program for a period of 12 months following receipt of funds. (No County match) (All Districts)

 

C.22    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to apply for and execute a contract to accept Keller Canyon Mitigation funds in an amount not to exceed $15,000 for the operation of Calli House Homeless Youth Shelter for youth from District V for fiscal year 2005/2006. (No County match) (District 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.23    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Development Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with OPUS Environmental, effective August 3, 2005, to increase the payment limit by $30,000 to a new payment limit of $89,000 to allow for continuing preparation of a Mitigated Negative Declaration for the proposed two-mile long, 12-inch diameter Chevron crude oil pipeline, Martinez area, with no change to the term. (100% Applicant fees) (District II)

 

C.24    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Auditor-Controller, or designee, to terminate a contract with Jacqueline Travers for administrative specialist support services and property tax and payroll backup coverage effective at the close of business on July 15, 2005. (All Districts)

 

C.25    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Development Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with LSA Associates, Inc., effective August 3, 2005, to increase the payment limit by $5,000 to a payment limit of $58,500 for the preparation of an Initial Study for the Willow Pass Business Park, Bay Point area. (100% Applicant fees) (District V)

 

C.26    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Gary Buchanan in an amount not to exceed $70,980 to provide project management services in support of Medi-Cal Call Center operations for the period August 2, 2005 through February 28, 2006. (Budgeted, 40% Federal, 40% State, 20% County) (All Districts)

 

C.27    CORRECT Board Action of June 7, 2005 (Item C.76), and AUTHORIZE inclusion of a mutual indemnification clause in the Employment and Human Services contract with Contra Costa County Office of Education in an amount not to exceed $75,000 for foster youth educational liaison services for the period July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2006. (Included in Recommended Budget, 100% County) (All Districts)

 

C.28    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Crdentia Corporation in an amount not to exceed $110,000 to provide temporary in-home health care to AIDS (Auto Immune Deficiency Syndrome) patients for the period July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2006. (Budgeted, 100% Federal Ryan White Care Act) (All Districts)

 

C.29    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with The Data Systems Group, Inc., to extend the term from August 31, 2005 to August 31, 2006 to continue to provide Electronic Claims and Remittance System support services and software licenses, with no change in the payment limit of $536,000. (100% Federally Qualified Health Center revenue) (All Districts)

 

C.30    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Psychiatrists Only, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $40,000 to continue to provide temporary psychiatrists for the Outpatient Mental Health Clinics for the period July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2006. (Budgeted, 100% Mental Health Realignment) (All Districts)

 

C.31    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with S.P. Resources, LLC (dba Medsource Consultants), in an amount not to exceed $40,000 to continue to provide temporary psychiatrists for the Child and Adolescent Outpatient Mental Health Clinics for the period July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2006. (Budgeted, 100% Mental Health

Realignment)(All Districts)

C.32    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with BAS Resources, Inc. (dba Medsource Consultants), in an amount not to exceed $27,000 to continue to provide psychiatrist recruitment services for the Outpatient Mental Health Clinics for the period July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2006. (Budgeted, 100% Mental Health Realignment) (All Districts )

C.33    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with F.C.S., Inc., in an amount not to exceed $40,000 to continue to provide psychiatrist recruitment services for the Adult Outpatient Mental Health Clinics for the period July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2006. (Budgeted, 100% Mental Health Realignment) (All Districts)

 

C.34    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Bi-Bett Corporation in an amount not to exceed $2,235,679 to continue to provide substance abuse residential treatment, detoxification services, and vocational training in East and Central County for the period July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2006. (Budgeted, 54% Federal Substance

           Abuse Prevention and Treatment Block Grant, 38 % State Proposition 36, 8% County) (Districts II,

           II, IV and V)

C.35    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 specified (Budgeted, 49% State, 51% Federal Medi-Cal) (All Districts):

           
Contractor Term of Contract

           Maryam Rashada, L.C.S.W.                                                                               July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2007

           Michael Barnett, M.D.                                                              July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2007

           Ann Degarmo, M.D.                                                                 August 1, 2005 through June 30, 2007

           Tamara Johnson, M.F.T.                                                            August 1, 2005 through June 30, 2007

           Dan’l Verdone, M.F.T.                                                              August 1, 2005 through June 30, 2007

           Halsey Simmons, M.F.T.                                                           August 1, 2005 through June 30, 2007

           Rebecca Pedersen, M.F.T.                                                         August 1, 2005 through June 30, 2007

           Michael Marsili, M.D.                                                               August 1, 2005 through June 30, 2007

C.36    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Medical Doctors Associates, Inc., effective June 1, 2005, to increase the payment limit by $250,000 to a new payment limit of $500,000 to provide additional temporary physicians for the Urology Unit at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center and Contra Costa Health Centers, with no change in the term of November 1, 2005 through April 30, 2006. (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 12.3% County, 87.7% Patient/Third Party Revenues) (All Districts)

 

C.37    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Laverne Beverly, effective August 1, 2005, to increase the payment limit by $11,000 to a new payment limit of $36,000 to provide additional medical terminology training classes at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center and Contra Costa Health Centers, with no change in the term of September 1, 2003 through August 31, 2006. (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 12.3% County, 87.7% Patient/Third Party Revenues) (All Districts)

 

C.38    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with J & C Nationwide, Inc., effective April 14, 2005, to increase the payment limit by $300,000 to a new payment limit of $875,000 to provide additional recruitment services for temporary physicians to cover vacations, sick leave and extended leave at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center, Contra Costa Health Centers and the Main Detention Facility, with no change in the term of January 1, 2004 through December 31, 2005. (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 12.3% County, 87.7% Patient/Third Party Revenues) (All Districts)

 

C.39    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Pradeep Kumar, M.D., effective September 1, 2005, to increase the payment limit by $147,805 to a new payment limit of $382,005 and to extend the term from May 31, 2007 to May 31, 2008 for additional outpatient psychiatric services at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center and Contra Costa Health Centers. (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 12.3% County, 87.7% Patient/Third Party Revenues) (All Districts)

 

C.40    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with David Kleinerman, M.D., in an amount not to exceed $1,200,000 to continue to provide professional urology surgery services at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center for the period August 1, 2005 through July 31, 2008. (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 12.3% County, 87.7% Patient/Third Party Revenues) (All Districts)

 

C.41    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with J. Gene Zimmerman, M.D., Inc., in an amount not to exceed $50,000 to continue to provide professional primary care physician services to Contra Costa Health Plan members for the period August 1, 2005 through July 31, 2006. (Budgeted, Enterprise II: 4.7% County, 95.3% Health Plan Member Premiums) (All Districts)

 

C.42    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the General Services Director, or designee, to execute a commission-based contract with NUS Consulting Group for utility bill auditing and cost recovery services for the period August 2, 2005 through July 31, 2007. (40% commission paid from recovered funds) (All Districts)

 

C.43    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the General Services Director, or designee, to execute contracts with RMW Architecture & Interiors and The Design Partnership, each in an amount not to exceed $250,000, to provide as-needed architectural services for various County projects for the period August 2, 2005 through August 2, 2007. (Budgeted) (All Districts)

 

C.44    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the General Services Director, or designee, to execute contract amendment with George Miers & Associates to increase the payment limit by $26,377 to a new payment limit of $749,745 for additional construction management services for the Contra Costa County Animal Services Facility Project, 4800 Imhoff Place, Martinez for the Animal Services Department. (Budgeted; Plant Acquisition) (District II)

 

Leases

 

C.45    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the General Services Director, or designee, to execute the second amendment to the lease with Garrett Gill, to extend the term two years and to increase the monthly rate by $430 to a new rate of $3,170 for the premises at 134 Oak Street, Brentwood, for the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District for the period August 1, 2005 through July 31, 2007. (Annual cost $38,040 Budgeted) (District III)

 

Other Actions

C.46    ACCEPT reports by retired Senator John Nejedly, as Chairman of the Concerned Citizens for Improved Water Quality (CCIQW), on levee and water issues; and AUTHORIZE the Chair, Board of Supervisors, to sign a letter thanking Senator Nejedly and the CCIQW for timely and informative reports, and responding with a description of County actions on these issues, as recommended by the Transportation, Water & Infrastructure Committee. (All Districts)

 

C.47    ACCEPT update on Delta levee studies and Bethel Island levees, as recommended by the Transportation, Water and Infrastructure Committee. (Districts III, V)

 

C.48    SET the Special Tax for Police Services in County Service Area P-2 Zone A (Blackhawk), P-2 Zone B (Alamo), and P-5 (Roundhill) for fiscal year 2005/2006, as recommended by the Sheriff-Coroner. (Revenue accrues to County Service Areas) (All Districts)

 

C.49    SET the Special Tax for Police Services in County Service Area P-6 for fiscal year 2005/2006, as adjusted by the Consumer Price Index, as recommended by the Sheriff-Coroner. (Revenue accrues to County Service Area P-6) (All Districts)

 

C.50    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Purchasing Agent, or designee, to purchase two hybrid vehicles for the Environmental Health Division of the Health Services Department, as recommended by the County Administrator . (Industry Fees) (All Districts)

 

C.51    AUTHORIZE the County Administrator , or designee, to execute a Confidentiality Agreement with Seren Innovations, Inc., effective until August 15, 2005, pertaining to Seren’s request to assign its cable television franchise to Wave Division Holding, Inc., LLC. (All Districts)

 

C.52    ACCEPT canvass of votes for Police Services Area P-6, Zone 1004, Subdivision 048839, Martinez area, for election held on June 7, 2005, as recommended by the County Registrar of Voters. (District II)

 

C.53    REFER the eBART Notice of Preparation for Environmental Impact Report to the Transportation, Water and Infrastructure Committee, as recommended by the Community Development Director. (All Districts)

 

C.54    ADOPT Resolution No. 2005/492 approving the Notice of Intention to Convey Real Property, located at 500-550 School Street , to the City of Pittsburg in the amount of $1,676,200, in accordance with the terms and conditions of the Purchase and Sale Agreement to be on file in the Public Works Department, on or after August 16, 2005, Pittsburg area. (Revenue: General Fund) (District V)

 

C.55    ACCEPT report from the Employment and Human Services Director regarding challenges faced by the Department in fiscal year 2005/2006, as recommended by Family and Human Services Committee. (All Districts)

 

Redevelopment Agency

 

C.56    ADOPT Resolution No. 2005/493 determining that specified properties located within Development Zone 2 of the Pittsburg/Bay Point BART Station Area Specific Plan are non-conforming, and authorizing the Redevelopment Director to prepare and distribute to all property owners the requirements to be selected as master developer of the parcels, as recommended by the Redevelopment Director. (District V)

 

 

GENERAL INFORMATION

   

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Comments on matters listed on the agenda or otherwise within the purview of the Board of Supervisors can be submitted to the office of the Clerk of the Board via mail: Board of Supervisors, 651 Pine Street Room 106, Martinez, CA 94553; by fax: 925-335-1913; or via the County’s web page: 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 .

 

Transportation, Water & Infrastructure

08-08-05

10:00 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.

 

Supplemental Calendar of Closed Session Items

 

Tuesday, August 2, 2005, 10:00 a.m. and thereafter

 

A.          CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATORS

 

1.          Agency Negotiators : April Madison-Ramsey and Keith Fleming.

 

Employee Organizations : Contra Costa County Employees’ Assn., Local No. 1; Am. Fed., State, County, & Mun. Empl., Locals 512 and 2700; Calif. Nurses Assn.; Service Empl. Int’l Union, Local 535; District Attorney’s Investigators Assn.; Deputy Sheriffs Assn.; United Prof. Firefighters, Local 1230; Physicians’ & Dentists’ Org. of Contra Costa; Western Council of Engineers; United Chief Officers Assn.; Service Empl. Int’l Union Health Care Workers, Local No. 250, and East County Firefighters’ Assn.

 

2.          Agency Negotiators : Lori Gentles and John Sweeten.

 

Unrepresented Employees : All unrepresented agency management employees (Resolution No. 2004/196, including its Exhibits), unrepresented nursing classification employees, and all other unrepresented agency employees.

 

B.          CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL--EXISTING LITIGATION (Gov. Code, § 54956.9(a))

A. Atlantis Burial Cremation and Scattering Services, Inc., v. Contra Costa County , Contra Costa County Superior Court Case No. C05-01391.

 

C.         CONFERENCE WITH REAL PROPERTY NEGOTIATOR

 

Property: APN 149-230-005

Agency Negotiators: John Sweeten, Jim Kennedy, Mitch Avalon

Negotiating Parties: Contra Costa County and City of Pleasant Hill

Under negotiation: price and payment terms

 

 

 

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

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