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)

 

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.

 

A G E N D A

TUESDAY OCTOBER 25, 2005

 

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9:30 A.M.        Convene and announce adjournment to Closed Session, Room 101.

 

10:00 A.M.      Call to order 1 and opening ceremonies.

 

Inspirational Thought - “Think for yourself and let others enjoy the privilege of doing so too.” -Voltaire

 

CONSIDER CONSENT ITEMS 2 - Items removed from this section will be considered with the Short Discussion Items.

                     

HOUSING AUTHORITY CONSENT ITEMS

 

HA.1  ACCEPT report providing information regarding the Housing Authority’s Rental Rehabilitation Program. (All Districts)

 

10:05 A.M.

 

PRESENTATIONS

 

PR.1   PRESENTATION 3 of the Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) Light of Hope award recognizing the Board of Supervisors for the continued commitment to abused and neglected children in Contra Costa County . (Supervisor Uilkema)

 

PR.2   PRESENTATION 4 to Contra Costa County from the League of California Cities in recognition of the "Helen Putnam Award of Excellence". (Supervisor Uilkema)

 

Adjournment will be in Memory of ... 5

 

10:15 A.M.

 

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

 

SD.1    CONSIDER 6 any Consent Items previously removed.

            Discuss C.43 7 add Chief Communications Officer

 

SD.2    HEARING 8 to adopt Resolution No. 2005/699 approving a new schedule of fines and charges for Contra Costa County Library effective November 1, 2005. (Susan Caldwell, Library) (All Districts)

 

SD.3   HEARING 9 to adopt Resolution No. 2005/700 approving the issuance of tax-exempt bonds by the California Statewide Communities Development Authority on behalf of California Shock Trauma Rescue, a nonprofit organization. (Jason Crapo, County Administrator ’s Office) (No fiscal impact to County) (All Districts)

 

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

 

D.1      PUBLIC COMMENT 10 . (3 Minutes/Speaker)

 

D.2      CONSIDER 11 accepting the 2004/2005 report on the County’s progress toward reducing domestic and family violence and elder abuse through the “Zero Tolerance for Domestic Violence” initiative. (Devorah Levine, County Administrator ’s Office) (All Districts)

 

D.3       CONSIDER 12 introducing Ordinance No. 2005-24 to repeal Article 416-12.4 of the County Ordinance Code in its entirety and replace it with a new Article 416-12.4 to regulate the ownership or possession of potentially dangerous and dangerous animals, and fixing November 15, 2005 at 1:30 p.m. for a public hearing on the adoption of the ordinance and associated schedule of fees. (Supervisors DeSaulnier and Gioia; Robert Kochly, District Attorney) (All Districts)

 

Board to adjourn to Room 101 for Electronic Voting Machine Demonstration

 

Closed Session

 

1:00 P.M.

 

          Moment of silence for Rosa Parks 13


D.4     CONTINUED HEARING 14 on the Administrative Appeal by Tamara and Paul Attard (Applicant and Appellant) from the decision of the Health Officer denying an individual (septic) system within 1,000 feet or less from a water reservoir or tributary stream, for property located at 1000 Fish Ranch Road, Orinda. (Ken Stuart, Health Services Department) (District II)

 

 

Adjourn 15

 

 

CONSENT ITEMS

 

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

 

Road and Transportation

 

C.1     ADOPT Resolution No. 2005/679 approving and authorizing the Public Works Director to fully close a portion of York Street on October 29, 2005 from 9:00 9:00 a.m. through 5:00 p.m., for the purpose of a church-sponsored carnival, North Richmond area. (District I)

 

C.2     APPROVE design plans for the Morgan Territory Road Slide Repair, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Morgan Territory area. ( Local Road funds) (District IV)

 

C.3     ADOPT Resolution No. 2005/680 approving the quitclaim of County’s interest in a vacated portion of Wellington Avenue to Gerald Stuart Ketchum & Sharon Kay Ketchum, and authorizing the Chair, Board of Supervisors, to execute a Quitclaim Deed, Clyde area. (No fiscal impact) (District IV)

 

C.4     ADOPT Traffic Resolution No. 2005/4147 prohibiting parking at all times on the north side of Crest Avenue beginning at a point 70 feet east of the centerline of Post Road and extending east for 60 feet, Walnut Creek area. (District III)

 

C.5     ADOPT Traffic Resolution No. 2005/4148 prohibiting parking at all times on the north side of Garden Road beginning at a point 20 feet west of the west curb line of Appian Way and extending west for 45 feet, El Sobrante area. (District I)

 

C.6     ADOPT Traffic Resolution No. 2005/4149 prohibiting parking at all times on the south side of Sobrante Avenue beginning at a point 35 feet east of the centerline of Shirley Vista and extending east for 25 feet, El Sobrante area. (District I)

 

C.7     ADOPT Traffic Resolution No. 2005/4150 prohibiting parking at all times on the south side of Sobrante Avenue beginning at a point 20 feet west of the centerline of Shirley Vista and extending west for 30 feet, El Sobrante area. (District I)

 

C.8     ADOPT Traffic Resolution No. 2005/4151 prohibiting parking at all times on the north side of Maple Lane beginning at the west curbline of Magnolia Way and extending westerly a distance of 51 feet, Walnut Creek area. (District III)

 

C.9       APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Burchard and Rinehart in an amount not to exceed $90,000 for appraisal services in connection with the Bethel Island Bridge Replacement Project, Bethel Island area, for the period September 26, 2005 through September 26, 2008. ( 80% Federal Highway Bridge Replacement and Rehabilitation Funds and 20% Road Funds) (District V)

 

Engineering Services

 

C.10   PA 02-00003: ADOPT Resolution No. 2005/681 approving the second extension of the subdivision (right-of-way landscaping) agreement for project being developed by Shapell Industries of Northern California, a Division of Shapell Industries, Inc., as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon ( Dougherty Valley ) area. (District III)

 

C.11   PA 03-00015: ADOPT Resolution No. 2005/682 approving the subdivision agreement (right-of-way landscaping) for project being developed by Windemere BLC Land Company, LLC, as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon ( Dougherty Valley ) area. (District III)

 

C.12   PA 05-00030: ADOPT Resolution No. 2005/683 approving the subdivision agreement (right-of-way landscaping) for project being developed by Western Pacific Housing Inc., a Delaware Corporation, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Discovery Bay area. (District III)

 

C.13   RA 01-01116: ADOPT Resolution No. 2005/684 approving the second extension of the subdivision (right-of-way landscaping) agreement for project being developed by Shapell Industries of Northern California, a Division of Shapell Industries, Inc., as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon ( Dougherty Valley ) area. (District III)

 

C.14   RA 02-01128: ADOPT Resolution No. 2005/685 accepting completion of warranty period for project being developed by Hofmann Land Development Company, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Discovery Bay area. (District III)

 

C.15   RA 03-01144: ADOPT Resolution No. 2005/686 approving the second extension of the road improvement agreement for project being developed by Hofmann Land Development Co., as recommended by the Public Works Director, Discovery Bay area. (District III)

 

C.16   RA 05-01204: ADOPT Resolution No. 2005/687 approving the subdivision agreement (right-of-way landscaping) for project being developed by Western Pacific Housing Inc., a Delaware Corporation, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Discovery Bay area. (District III)

 

C.17   SD 90-07562: ADOPT Resolution No. 2005/688 accepting offer of dedication for roadway purposes (fee title) for project being developed by Melinda K. Lesher and Howard Helwig, as trustees of the Margaret L. Lesher QTIP Trust, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Bethel Island area. (District V)

 

C.18   SD 97-08133: ADOPT Resolution No. 2005/689 approving the third extension of the subdivision (right-of-way landscaping) agreement for project being developed by Shapell Industries of Northern California, a Division of Shapell Industries, Inc., as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon ( Dougherty Valley ) area. (District III)

 

C.19   SD 98-08254: ADOPT Resolution No. 2005/690 approving the third extension of the subdivision (right-of-way landscaping) agreement for project being developed by Shapell Industries of Northern California, a Division of Shapell Industries, Inc., as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon ( Dougherty Valley ) area. (District III)

 

C.20   SD 99-08255: ADOPT Resolution No. 2005/691 approving the second extension of the subdivision (right-of-way landscaping) agreement for project being developed by Shapell Industries of Northern California, a Division of Shapell Industries, Inc., as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon ( Dougherty Valley ) area. (District III)

 

C.21   SD 99-08256: ADOPT Resolution No. 2005/692 approving the second extension of the subdivision (right-of-way landscaping) agreement for project being developed by Shapell Industries of Northern California, a Division of Shapell Industries, Inc., as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon ( Dougherty Valley ) area. (District III)

 

C.22   SD 02-08683: ADOPT Resolution No. 2005/693 accepting completion of improvements for project being developed by Shapell Industries of Northern California, a Division of Shapell Industries, as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon ( Dougherty Valley ) area. (District III)

 

C.23   SD 03-08710: ADOPT Resolution No. 2005/694 approving the subdivision agreement (right-of-way landscaping) for project being developed by Western Pacific Housing Inc., a Delaware Corporation, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Discovery Bay area. (District III)

 

C.24   SD 05-08927: ADOPT Resolution No. 2005/695 approving the subdivision agreement (right-of-way landscaping) for project being developed by Windemere BLC Land Company, LLC, as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon ( Dougherty Valley ) area. (District III)

 

C.25   SD 05-08928: ADOPT Resolution No. 2005/696 approving the subdivision agreement (right-of-way landscaping) for project being developed by Windemere BLC Land Company, LLC, as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon ( Dougherty Valley ) area. (District III)

 

C.26   SD 05-08929: ADOPT Resolution No. 2005/697 approving the subdivision agreement (right-of-way landscaping) for project being developed by Windemere BLC Land Company, LLC, as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon ( Dougherty Valley ) area. (District III)

 

Special Districts & County Airports

 

C.27  AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to review proposals for development of approximately nine acres of land on the southwest side of Buchanan Field Airport , interview prospective developers and make recommendations to the Board regarding selection of a master developer for future negotiations, Pacheco area.  (District IV)

 

C.28  ADOPT Resolution No. 2005698 approving the vacation of an excess portion of a public service easement, commonly known as San Ramon Creek, not required for storm drain purposes, and declaring that the proposed area is ordered vacated, Alamo area. (No fiscal impact) (District III)

 

Claims, Collections & Litigation

 

C.29         DENY claims of Stan Lewellen; Josefina Martinez; and late claim for Sandra Frese. (All Districts)

 

Appointments & Resignations

 

C.30    APPOINT Laurie Howe, Michelle Lenahan and Patrick Lenahan as Inspector and Judges, respectively, to the election board for Reclamation District No. 800 for the election of November 15, 2005. (District V)

 

C.31   APPOINT Charlotte Bernard to the Local Committee Martinez seat on the Advisory Council on Aging, as recommended by the Advisory Council on Aging. (District II)

 

C.32   APPROVE the medical service providers recommended by the Contra Costa Health Plan Quality Council on September 30, 2005, as recommended by the Health Services Director. (All Districts)

 

C.33   APPOINT, in lieu of election, Gary Gentry as Trustee to Reclamation District No. 2059, Bradford Tract, as recommended by the District. (District V)

 

C.34    APPOINT, in lieu of election, Ralph Heringer as Trustee to Reclamation District No. 2025, Holland Tract, as recommended by the District. (District III)

 

C.35    APPOINT, in lieu of election, Brent Gilbert as Trustee to Reclamation District No. 2137, as recommended by the District. (District V)

 

C.36    APPOINT Cheri Molnar to the District III seat on the First 5, Contra Costa Children and Families Commission, as recommended by Supervisor Piepho. (District III)

 

C.37    APPOINT Julie Medina-Haugh to the Child Care Provider 6 East County seat and Camilla Rand to the Child Care Provider 2 West County seat; ACCEPT resignation of Sylvia Cabrales; DECLARE vacant the Consumer 5 East County seat and the Public Agency 1 West County seat; and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancies, as recommended by the Family and Human Services Committee. (All Districts)

 

C.38    APPOINT Blanca Crovetto-Avancena to the Managed Care Commission, as recommended by the Internal Operations Committee. (All Districts)

 

C.39    APPOINT Sureya Sayadi, Anore M. Shaw, Eugene Kesselman, and James Villegas to the Human Relations Commission, as recommended by the Internal Operations Committee. (All Districts)

 

C.39A  REAPPOINT Lee Jones to the City of Richmond seat on the North Richmond Municipal Advisory Council effective January 1, 2006 for a two-year term ending December 31, 2008. (District 1)

 

Personnel Actions

 

C.40    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 19970 to add two Computer aided Drafting Operator positions and cancel one Senior Real Property Technical Assistant position in the Assessor’s Office. (Cost savings) (All Districts)

 

C.41   ADOPT Personnel Adjustment Resolution No. 19965 to add one Clerical Supervisor in the Employment and Human Services Department. (Budgeted, 40% Federal, 40% State, 20% County) (All Districts)

 

C.42   ADOPT Personnel Adjustment Resolution No. 19874 to establish the class of Clinical Nurse Specialist and add one position; abandon the classes of Clinical Nurse Specialist-OB/GYN, Clinical Nurse Specialist-Oncology, and Clinical Nurse Specialist-Psychiatry; transfer one Clinical Nurse Specialist-OB/GYN, one Clinical Nurse Specialist-Oncology, and one Clinical Nurse Specialist-Psychiatry positions to Clinical Nurse Specialist positions; cancel one Charge Nurse position; and decrease the hours of one Registered Nurse-Experienced Level position from full time to part time (20/40) in the Health Services Department. (Cost offset by temporary salary reduction, Enterprise I: 12.3% County, 87.7% Patient/Third Party Revenues, offset by reduction in registry and overtime) (All Districts)

 

C.43  ADOPT 16 Personnel Adjustment Resolution No. 19981to establish the County Administrator ’s Office class of Chief Communications Officer, allocate it to the Salary Schedule and add one position. (Increased Motor Vehicle In Lieu fund) (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.44   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to apply for and accept grant funding from Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Inc. (dba Kaiser Permanente), in the amount of $75,000 for wraparound services to youth with emotional and behavioral challenges and their families as a component of the Spirit of Caring Project for the period January 1, 2005 through June 30, 2006. (No County match) (All Districts)

 

C.45   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to apply for and accept funding from the Stuart Foundation in the amount of $100,000 for the Youth Offering Unique Tangible Help (Y.O.U.T.H.) training project for youth transitioning out of foster care for the period October 1, 2005 through September 30, 2006. (No County match) (All Districts)

 

C.46   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with City of Richmond (Recreation and Parks Department) to provide congregate meal services for the Senior Nutrition Program for the period July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2006, including an automatic extension through September 30, 2006. (No County match) (District I)

 

C.47   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with the Contra Costa County Office of Education (Superintendent of Schools) to pay the County an amount not to exceed $12,000 for the Junior Health Facilitator Project to organize health-related projects and create teen support groups in West Contra Costa middle and high schools for the period July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2006. (No County match) (Districts I and II)

 

C.48   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to apply for and execute documents to accept funding from the San Francisco Foundation in an amount not to exceed $25,000 for the Teen Navigator Project to provide support to uninsured and under-insured adolescents at Contra Costa County high schools for the period September 1, 2005 through August 31, 2006. (No County match) (All Districts)

 

C.49   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to apply for and execute documents, including certifications and assurances, to accept City of Richmond Community Development Block Grant funding in an amount not to exceed $50,000 for operation of the Emergency Shelter for Adults for fiscal year 2006/2007. (No County match) (District I)

 

C.50   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to accept funding from Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Inc. (dba Kaiser Permanente), in the amount of $5,000 for the Asthma Management Education Project for the period September 1, 2005 through June 30, 2006. (No County match) (All Districts)

 

C.51   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with the State Department of Health Services, effective June 30, 2005, to make a technical adjustment to the scope of work to identify the correct number of targeted students to be served by the Children’s Dental Disease Prevention Program, with no change in the payment limit of $589,500 and no change in term of July 1, 2004 through June 30, 2007. (No County match) (All Districts)

 

C.52   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with the State Emergency Medical Services Authority in an amount not to exceed $142,149 for the Regional Medical Disaster Planning Project for the period July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2006, including a mutual indemnification and hold harmless agreement for any claims arising out of the performance of this contract. (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.53   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Chair, Board of Supervisors, to execute contracts with Universal Building Services in the amount of $194,000 for the West County area and $244,000 for the Central/South/East County area for routine street sweeping services, for the period November 1, 2005 through October 31, 2008, (99% County Watershed Program Funds and 1% Countywide Landscape District (LL-2) Zone 36 Funds) (Districts I, II, III and IV)

 

C.54    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Sheriff-Coroner, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Thomas Brightbill effective October 16, 2005, to increase the payment limit by $10,000 to a new payment limit of $60,000 for additional consultation and technical assistance with the Community Warning System, through December 31, 2005. (100% Hazardous Materials fees) (All Districts)

 

C.55   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the General Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with SPACE, LLC, in the amount of $110,320 to provide architectural services for the Vehicle Sally-Port Addition at the Martinez Detention Facility, 1000 Ward Street, Martinez, for the Sheriff-Coroner for the period October 25, 2005 through December 31, 2006. (Budgeted; Plant Acquisition) (District II)

 

C.56   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Rhea Cairlind to increase the payment limit by $14,080 to a new payment limit of $66,400 and to extend the term from October 31 to December 31, 2005 to provide additional accounting services. (Budgeted, 100% State Department of Education) (All Districts)

 

C.57   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with First Baptist Church to increase the payment limit by $18,821 to a new payment limit of $1,904,742 for continuing Head Start Program services, with no change in the term of January 1 through December 31, 2005. (Budgeted, 100% Federal) (All Districts)

 

C.58   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Childcare Careers, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $252,000 to provide temporary teaching staff services for the period October 25, 2005 through March 17, 2006. (Budgeted, 100% Federal) (All Districts)

                

C.59   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Beverly Skipper in an amount not to exceed $12,000 to provide family day care services for program eligible children for the period March 1, 2005 through February 28, 2006. (Budgeted, 100% Federal) (All Districts)

 

C.60   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Jamie Elam in an amount not to exceed $45,760 to continue to provide outreach, referrals and follow-ups, data collection and reporting, and other support services to the Health Care for the Homeless Mobile Medical Team for the period November 1, 2005 through October 31, 2006. (Budgeted, 100% Federal Homeless Grant) (All Districts)

 

C.61   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with Youth Homes, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $975,000 to continue to provide therapeutic behavioral services to youth ages 0-21 years for the period July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2006, including an automatic extension through December 31, 2006 in an amount not to exceed $487,500. (Budgeted, 50% Federal Medi-Cal, 45% State Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment, 5% Mental Health Realignment) (All Districts)

 

C.62   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, on behalf of the Workforce Development Board, to execute contracts for Workforce Investment Act youth services for the period October 1, 2005 through September 30, 2006 (Budgeted, 100% Federal Workforce Investment Act) (All Districts):

 

           Contractor                           Service                                                                 Payment Limit

           Family Stress Center, Inc.   Out-of-School Youth Services

                                                      and Case Management                                         $398,551

            Pittsburg Pre-School and     In-School Youth Services                                    $90,000

           Community Council, Inc.      

           Henkels and McCoy, Inc.   Out-of-School Youth Services                            $103,888

            Contra Costa County

           Office of Education            In-School Youth Services                                    $471,724

           

C.63   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Maria Riformo (dba Divine’s Board and Care Home), effective October 1, 2005, to increase the payment limit by $4,500 to a new payment limit of $29,700 to provide augmented residential board and care services to additional clients, with no change in the term of July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2006. (Budgeted, 100% Mental Health Realignment) (All Districts)

 

C.64   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with HomeBase - The Center for Common Concerns, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $150,000 to continue to provide consultation, planning, and resource development services to the Homeless Continuum of Care program for the period October 1, 2005 through September 30, 2006. (Budgeted, 33.3% Federal Substance Abuse/Mental Health Services Administration, 66.7% County) (All Districts)

 

C.65   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Greater Richmond Interfaith Program, Inc., effective September 30, 2005, to increase the payment limit by $737,511 to a new payment limit of $2,674,743 and to extend the term from June 30 to September 30, 2006 to provide additional emergency shelter services to homeless single adults. ( Budgeted, 45% Federal, 3% State, 5% Community Development Block Grant, 27% County ) (All Districts)

 

C.66   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Phoenix Programs, Inc., effective September 30, 2005, to increase the payment limit by $247,800 to a new payment limit of $878,319 and to extend the term from November 30, 2005 to September 30, 2006 to provide additional mental health and substance abuse evaluation services to homeless youth receiving services under the Synergy Program. (Budgeted, 100% Federal Substance Abuse/Mental Health Services Administration) (All Districts)

 

C.67   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Rodney J. Chan, DPM, in an amount not to exceed $410,844 to continue to provide professional podiatry services at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center and Contra Costa Health Centers for the period October 1, 2005 through September 30, 2008. (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 12.3% County, 87.7% Patient/Third Party Revenues) (All Districts)

 

Leases

 

C.68   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the General Services Director, or designee, to execute lease amendment with Josephine Heruth-Nation to extend the term for one year commencing September 1, 2005 at an annual cost of $20,400 for the premises at 835 Castro Street, Martinez, for office space use by the Clerk-Recorder. (Budgeted) (District II)

 

Other Actions

 

C.69   CONTINUE the emergency action originally taken by the Board of Supervisors on August 9, 2005, regarding the storm drain repair in Drainage Area (DA) 29G, as recommended by the Chief Engineer, Flood Control and Water Conservation District, Antioch area. (DA 29G Funds) (District V)

 

C.70    CONTINUE the emergency action originally taken by the Board of Supervisors on November 18, 2003 on the Juvenile Hall Addition Project, as recommended by the County Administrator . (All Districts)

 

C.71   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.72   CONTINUE the emergency action originally taken by the Board of Supervisors on December 14, 1999 based on the increasing/epidemic number of AIDS (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome)/HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) and Hepatitis C cases among injection drug users in Contra Costa County , as recommended by the Health Services Director. (All Districts)

 

C.73   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to submit the Contra Costa County Area Agency on Aging Area Plan Year-End Report for fiscal year 2004/2005 to the California Department on Aging, and AUTHORIZE the Chair, Board of Supervisors, to sign the letter of transmittal. (All Districts)

 

C.74   ADOPT Resolution No. 2005/676 regarding the status of advisory boards, commissions and committees, and taking related actions, as recommended by the County Administrator . (All Districts)

 

C.75   APPROVE refunds of overpayment of transfer taxes in an amount not to exceed $10,477 and AUTHORIZE the County Auditor-Controller to issue warrants to the specified parties, as recommended by the Clerk-Recorder. (All Districts)

 

C.76 ADOPT Resolution No. 2005/703 determining that the conveyance and exchange of property is exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), and approving a Notice of Intention to Convey and Exchange Real Property, exchanging County-owned real property located at 3490 Golden Gate Way in Lafayette with the Lafayette Redevelopment Agency for $1,300,000, and the real property located at 3780 Mt. Diablo Blvd. in Lafayette, and the conveyance of the property located at 1250 Locust Street in Walnut Creek to the Walnut Creek Redevelopment Agency for $2,800,000, each in accordance with the terms and conditions of the Purchase and Sale Agreements, Lafayette and Walnut Creek areas.(Revenue: General Fund) (Districts II & III)

 

C.77    ESTABLISH the Contra Costa County Law Library’s share of civil filing fee for both unlimited and limited jurisdiction cases in Superior Court at $32 effective January 1, 2006, and at $35 effective January 1, 2007, as recommended by the County Administrator. (All Districts)

 

C.78    ACCEPT report on the status of the Healthy Families Program and Children's Health Coverage in Contra Costa County , as recommended by the Family and Human Services Committee. (All Districts)

 

Redevelopment Agency

 

C.79   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Redevelopment Director to execute a Second Amendment to Public Improvements Design Funding Agreement with Pleasant Hill Transit Village Associates, LLC, to increase the payment limit by $500,000 to a new payment limit of $1,500,000 for design and engineering related to the BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit) patron replacement parking structure, Pleasant Hill/Contra Costa Centre BART Station area. (Budgeted, Redevelopment Agency Funds) (District IV)

 

Supplemental Calendar of Closed Session Items

 

For The Board of Supervisors of Contra Costa County

and for Special Districts, Agencies and Authorities Governed by the Board

 

Tuesday, October 25, 2005, 9:00 a.m. and thereafter

 

Board Chambers Room 107 and Room 101

Administration Building ,

651 Pine Street , Martinez , California

 

 

 

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))

1. Denise Turner v. Contra Costa County , Claim Nos. 46675 and 49419

2. Citizens to Reduce Traffic v. Contra Costa County , et al ., First District Court of Appeal, Case No. A110629

 

 

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 that 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 Thursday of the month at 10:00 a.m. in Room 101, 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 101, County Administration Building, 651 Pine Street, Martinez .

                                         

Transportation Water and Infrastructure Committee (Special meeting)

10/26/2005

12:00 p.m.

See above

Finance Committee

11-03-05

10:00 a.m.

See above

Transportation Water & Infrastructure

11-14-05

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.

 


 

Glossary of Acronyms, Abbreviations, and other Terms (in alphabetical order):

Contra Costa County has a policy of making limited use of acronyms, abbreviations, and industry-specific language in its Board of Supervisors meetings and written materials. Following is a list of commonly used language that may appear in oral presentations and written materials associated with Board meetings:

 

 

 

AB                   Assembly Bill

ABAG              Association of Bay Area Governments

ACA                 Assembly Constitutional Amendment

ADA                 Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990

AICP                 American Institute of Certified Planners

AIDS                 Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome

ALUC              Airport Land Use Commission

AOD                 Alcohol and Other Drugs

APN                 Assessor’s Parcel Number

BAAQMD      Bay Area Air Quality Management District

BART              Bay Area Rapid Transit District

BGO                 Better Government Ordinance

BOS                 Board of Supervisors

CALTRANS   California Department of Transportation

CalWIN           California Works Information Network

CalWORKS   California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids

CAER              Community Awareness Emergency Response Group, Inc.

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

DPM          Doctor of Podiatric Medicine

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

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

OES                 Office of Emergency Services

OES-EOC       Office of Emergency Services-Emergency Operations Center

OSHA              Occupational Safety and Health Administration

PC                   Professional Corporation

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 )

TRE or TTE          Trustee

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