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.

 

TUESDAY

NOVEMBER 15, 2005

 

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

 

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

 

Inspirational Thought - “ Justice cannot be for one side alone, but must be for both. ” ~ Eleanor Roosevelt

 

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

                      

HOUSING AUTHORITY CONSENT ITEMS

 

HA.1  ADOPT Resolution No. 5068 approving the conveyance of an easement over a portion of Assessor’s Parcel Number 012-142-017 located on Orchard Drive, from the Housing Authority to the City of Brentwood upon payment of $19,843 to the Housing Authority, and authorizing the Acting Executive Director to execute the Purchase Agreement and Grant of Easement in connection with the widening of Walnut Blvd., Brentwood area. (District III)

 

9:35 A.M.

 

PRESENTATIONS

 

PR.1   PRESENTATION 3 to adopt Resolution No. 2005/706 designating November 14-December 16 for the 2005 “Counties Care” Holiday Food Drive Challenge. (Supervisor Uilkema) (All Districts)

 

9:45 A.M.

 

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

 

SD.1    CONSIDER 4 any Consent Items previously removed.

 

SD.2   HEARING 5 to adopt Resolution No. 2005/722 accepting tabulation of mail-in ballots, considering any objections, confirming assessment, and authorizing the levy and collection of the assessment for the annexed territory of Alamo Creek, Subdivisions 8381, 8382, and Intervening Properties, Subdivision 8331 to the Wendt Ranch Geologic Hazard Abatement District, Danville area. (Wendt Ranch Geologic Hazard Abatement District Funds) (Maurice Shiu, Public Works Department) (District III)

 

SD.3   CONSIDER 6 accepting report on the East Contra Costa County Habitat Conservation Plan Association and the work of that joint powers authority to develop a Habitat Conservation Plan/Natural Communities Conservation Plan for East County , as recommended by the Transportation, Water and Infrastructure Committee. (John Kopchik, Community Development Department) (Districts III, IV and V)

 

SD.4   CONSIDER 7 adopting informational brochures for candidates for the office of Supervisor and for candidates for the offices of Assessor, Auditor, Clerk-Recorder, District Attorney, Sheriff-Coroner, and Treasurer-Tax collector; and directing the Clerk-Recorder to include links from www.cocovote.us to both the Contra Costa County Ordinance Code and the California Fair Political Practices Commission, as recommended by the Finance Committee. (Supervisor Gioia) (All Districts)

 

10:00 A.M.

 

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

 

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

 

D.2      CONSIDER 9 accepting the Contra Costa County Domestic Violence Death Review Team report, October 2005, as recommended by the County Administrator . (Dawn Marie Wadle, M.D., Health Services Department) (All Districts)

 

D.3     CONSIDER 10 report from the Transportation, Water & Infrastructure Committee on the evaluation of alternative sites for the Byron/Discovery Bay station to be considered for the eBART transit system project. (Dennis Barry, Community Development Department) (District III)

 

D.4     CONSIDER 11 report and recommendations from the Climate Change Working Group regarding measures to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. (Deidra Dingman, Community Development Department) (All Districts)

 

D.5       CONSIDER 12 accepting follow-up report and approving recommendations of the County Administrator on measures to prevent or mitigate future Delta levee failure. (John Sweeten, County Administrator ) (All Districts)

 

Closed Session

 

1:00 P.M.

 

D.6      HEARING 13 on a recommendation of the County Planning Commission to adopt an amendment to the North Gate Specific Plan to allow limited winemaking/winery use as a conditionally permitted use. (Patrick Roche, Community Development Department) ( County File : SP#04-0001) (District III)

 

D.7      HEARING 14 on a recommendation of the County Planning Commission to adopt an amendment to the North Gate Specific Plan that clarifies the 25-foot maximum residential building height requirement. (Patrick Roche, Community Development Department) (County File No. SP05-0001) (District III)

 

1:30 P.M.

 

D.8     ADOPT 15 Ordinance No. 2005-24 to replace Article 416-12.4 of the County Ordinance Code to regulate the ownership or possession of potentially dangerous and dangerous animals; and CONTINUE the public hearing to establish potentially dangerous animal permit application fees, permit fees, late fees, inspection fees, microchip fees and to increase all other animal related fees to December 13, 2005, as recommended by the Animal Services Director. (Glen Howell, Animal Services Department) (All Districts)

 

D.9      CONSIDER 16 accepting annual performance review and evaluation report on the Industrial Safety Ordinance. (Randall Sawyer, Hazardous Materials Program Director) (All Districts)

 

 

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 and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Nolte Associates, Inc., nOLTE AssociatesNoeffective November 1, 2005, to increase the payment limit by $100,000 to a new payment limit of $1,124,550 and to extend the term from April 1, 2006 to December 31, 2007 for additional engineering services and analysis for the State Route 4 Bypass Project, Segment 3, Brentwood area. ( State Route 4 Bypass Authority Funds) (District III)

 

C.2     DETERMINE that the D’Avila Way Culvert Repair Project is a California Environmental Quality Act Class 1d Categorical Exemption; APPROVE the project and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to advertise the project, El Sobrante area. ( County Road Funds) (District I)

 

C.3     ADOPT Resolution No. 2005/723 approving and authorizing the sale of surplus real property located on Evora Road, in the amount of $300,000 to Aumm Amrit, LLC; authorizing the Chair, Board of Supervisors, to execute the Grant Deed on behalf of the County; and authorizing the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute the Purchase and Sale Agreement, Bay Point area. (Revenue credited to Contra Costa Transportation Authority Fund) (District V)

 

C.4     DIRECT the Public Works Director, or designee, to arrange for the closure of the Bogue Ranch Area of Benefit Trust Account (Fund 1244, Org 0639), and DIRECT the Public Works Director to arrange for the transfer of the remaining balance in the Bogue Ranch Fee Trust Fund 124400 to the County Road Improvement Trust 1392 for costs incurred by Contra Costa County and Bogue Ranch, Alamo area. (No General Fund impact)(District III)

 

C.5     DIRECT the Public Works Director, or designee, to arrange for the closure of the Bishop Ranch Area of Benefit Trust Account (Fund 1391, Org 0681), and DIRECT the Public Works Director to arrange for the transfer of the remaining balance in the Bishop Ranch Fee Trust Fund 139100 to the City of San Ramon, Bishop Ranch, San Ramon area. (No General Fund impact)(District III)

 

C.6      ADOPT Traffic Resolution No. 2005/4152 prohibiting parking daily between the hours of 12:00 a.m. and 5:00 a.m., on both sides of Second Avenue South, beginning from the east side of the intersection with Pacheco Boulevard and extending easterly to the State of California right-of-way, Pacheco, area, as recommended by the Public Works Director. (District IV)

 

Engineering Services

 

C.7     MS 98-00001: ADOPT Resolution No. 2005/724 accepting completion of private improvements, for project being developed by David P. and Denise B. Fisher, Walnut Creek area, as recommended by the Public Works Director SHapell Indu. (District III)

 

C.8     PA 02-00003: ADOPT Resolution No. 2005/725 accepting completion of improvements for Hidden Crest Park, for project being developed by Shapell Industries of Northern California, San Ramon ( Dougherty Valley ) area, as recommended by the Public Works Director SHapell Indu. (District III)

 

C.9     PA 02-00009: ADOPT Resolution No. 2005/726 accepting completion of improvements for Valley View Park, for project being developed by Shapell Industries of Northern California, a Division of Shapell Industries, Inc., a Delaware Corp., San Ramon ( Dougherty Valley ) area, as recommended by the Public Works Director SHapell Indu. (District III)

 

C.10   SD 87-06648: ADOPT Resolution No. 2005/727 refunding cash deposit for performance, for project being developed by Shapell Industries of Northern California, San Ramon area, as recommended by the Public Works Director. (District III)

 

C.11   SD 92-06889: ADOPT Resolution No. 2005/728 releasing cash deposit securing acquisition of an off-site right-of-way (storm drain easement) across property owned by the United States of America (Naval Weapons Station), for project being developed by Vantage Homes, a limited partnership, Concord area, as recommended by the Public Works Director. (District IV)

 

C.12   SD 97-08133: ADOPT Resolution No. 2005/729 accepting completion of warranty period and release of cash deposit for faithful performance, 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 SHapell Indu. (District III)

 

C.13   SD 04-08700: ADOPT Resolution No. 2005/730 approving the final map and subdivision agreement for project being developed by Shapell Homes, a Division of Shapell Industries, Inc., a Delaware Corp., as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon ( Dougherty Valley ) area. (District III)

 

C.14   SD 04-08773: ADOPT Resolution No. 2005/731 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.15   SD 04-08774: ADOPT Resolution No. 2005/732 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.16   SD 04-08775: ADOPT Resolution No. 2005/733 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.17   SD 04-08839: ADOPT Resolution No. 2005/734 approving and authorizing the execution of an amendment subdivision agreement, for project being developed by Davni II Development, LLC, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Martinez area. (District II)

 

C.18   SD 04-08847: ADOPT Resolution No. 2005/735 approving the final map and subdivision agreement for project being developed by Shapell Homes, a Division of Shapell Industries, Inc., a Delaware Corp., as recommended by the Public Works Director, Danville area. (District III)

 

C.19   SD 05-08900: ADOPT Resolution No. 2005/736 approving the final map and subdivision agreement for project being developed by Shea Homes Limited Partnership, a California Limited Partnership, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Oakley area. (District V)

 

Special Districts & County Airports

 

C.20   APPROVE and ACCEPT the Grant Deed from Pulte Home Corporation to the Contra Costa County Flood Control and Water Conservation District for access and maintenance purposes to the Dry Creek facilities, in connection with Subdivision 8017, Brentwood area, as recommended by the Chief Engineer. (District III)

 

C.21   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Chief Engineer, Flood Control and Water Conservation District, to execute an encroachment permit with East Bay Regional Park District to permit the repair of Drainage Area 29C, Line G, Oakley area, including a provision indemnifying the Park District against liabilities arising from the County’s use of the property under the permit. (Permit fee paid by the City of Oakley ) (District V)

 

C.22   CONTINUE to December 6, 2005 the exchange of County-owned 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 Boulevard 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, Lafayette and Walnut Creek areas, as recommended by the Public Works Director. (Revenue accrues to the General Fund) (Districts II and III)

 

C.23   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE Richard D. Short, Kleinfelder, Inc., General Manager of the Blackhawk Geologic Hazard Abatement District (GHAD), to execute a contract with Dover Construction in an amount not to exceed $150,000 to provide preventative maintenance services to the GHAD, for the period August 8, 2005 though June 30, 2006, Danville area. (Blackhawk GHAD funds) (District III)

Statutory Actions

 

C.24    APPROVE minutes, as on file with Clerk of the Board, for the month of October 2005.

 

Claims, Collections & Litigation

 

C.25    DENY claims of Joseph Luis Nieves and Sandra Nieves; Brittie Patton; Lamos W. Sturgis; Joseph Q. Macaranas; Maria Cristelita M. Macaranas; Kristine Macaranas, a minor; Jessica Macaranas, a minor; Jasmine Laureta, a minor; Ronald D. Levine; Farmers Insurance Exchange for Elena Marini; James Richard Peterson and James Edward Peterson; Cindy Choate, mother of James McDaniel, a minor; Barbie Robinson, guardian of Daniel Robinson, a minor; and Andrew M. Berg. (All Districts)

 

C.26    RECEIVE report concerning the final settlement of Denise Turner vs. Contra Costa County and AUTHORIZE payment from the Workers Compensation Trust Fund in the amount of $65,000, less permanent disability payments, as recommended by the County Administrator . (All Districts)

 

Hearing Dates

 

C.27   ADOPT Resolution No. 2005/737 adopting Engineer’s Report; fixing a public hearing for December 20, 2005 to consider Annexation #2 to Drainage Area 1010 for the purpose of funding the maintenance and operation costs of drainage and flood control services; and authorizing the Chief Engineer, Flood Control and Water Conservation District, to mail ballots to parcel owners for Minor Subdivision 04-20 in compliance with Proposition 218, Danville area. (District III)

 

Appointments & Resignations

 

C.28   RE-APPOINT Ryan Guptill to the District II-A seat of the Countywide Youth Commission, as recommended by Supervisor Uilkema. (District II)

 

C.29    APPOINT Belinda Lucey to the District II Alternate seat of the First 5, Contra Costa Children and Families Commission, as recommended by Supervisor Uilkema. (District II)

 

C.30     APPOINT Gina Davenport to the Public Agency 1 West County seat on the Local Child Care and Development Planning Council, as recommended by the Family and Human Services Committee. (Districts I, II)

 

C.31   DECLARE vacant the Knightsen Representative seat on the East County Regional Planning Commission previously held by Frank Dell, due to resignation, and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy, as recommended by Supervisor Piepho. (District III)

 

C.32    DECLARE vacant the District V seat on the Contra Costa County Arts and Culture Commission held by Rebecca Ines due to her resignation, and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy, as recommended by Supervisor Glover. (District V)

 

Appropriation Adjustments - 2005/2006 FY

 

C.33   Probation (0308): APPROVE Appropriations and Revenue Adjustment No. 5029 authorizing new revenue in the amount of $75,498 from the Keller Canyon Mitigation Fund and Title IV-E, and appropriating it for a new deputy probation officer to serve in the Juvenile Drug Court program. (All Districts)

 

C.34   Employment and Human Services (0501): APPROVE Appropriations and Revenue Adjustment No. 5018 authorizing new revenue in the amount of $1,437,763 from federal and state aid to appropriating it for 46 new training positions for the California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids (CalWORKs) and Medi-Cal programs. (All Districts) (Consider with C.43)

 

C.35   Health Services (0861/0862): APPROVE Appropriations and Revenue Adjustment No. 5024 authorizing transfer of revenues and appropriations in the amount of $1,233,645 from Enterprise Fund III-CCHP Community Plan to Enterprise IV-CCHP Major Risk Medical Insurance Board Program. (All Districts)

 

C.36   Sheriff-Coroner (0255): APPROVE Appropriations Adjustment No. 5033 to transfer appropriations in the amount of $9,160 to General Services-Fleet Operations for purchase of a replacement vehicle for the Marine Patrol Unit. (All Districts) (Consider with C.101)

 

C.37   General Services Fleet Operations (0063): APPROVE Appropriations and Revenue Adjustment No. 5023 authorizing new revenue in the amount of $23,240 from accumulated depreciation and estimated salvage on vehicle #6143, and appropriating it for a replacement vehicle for the Office of the Sheriff-Coroner, Marine Patrol Unit. (All Districts) (Consider with C.101)

 

Intergovernmental Relations

 

C.38    AGREE the Contra Costa County will not pursue the creation of a Bay Area Counties Coalition at this time, and AUTHORIZE the Chair, Board of Supervisors, to execute a letter to the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors communicating this position, as recommended by the County Administrator. (All Districts)

 

C.38A  ACCEPT report from the Hazardous Materials Commission concerning California Energy Commission activities related to petroleum infrastructure permitting constraints, and AUTHORIZE the Chair of the Board of Supervisors to send a letter to the California Energy Commission concurring with their draft committee recommendation to the California State Legislature that the California Energy Commission take a supportive role to local governments in the permitting of petroleum infrastructure projects. (All Districts)

 

Personnel Actions

 

C.39     ADOPT Resolution No. 2005/704, which supersedes Resolution No. 2005/543 (Management Resolution) regarding compensation and benefits for County Officers , Managers and Unrepresented Employees, to reflect changes as recommended by the Assistant County Administrator-Director of Human Resources . (All Districts)

 

C.40   ACKNOWLEDGE receipt of a memorandum from Labor relations Manager regarding a petition filed by AFSCME (American Federation of State County and Municipal Employees) Local 512 to accrete the Institutional Supervisor II class into the Probation Supervisor Unit, and AUTHORIZE public posting of the petition.

 

C.41     ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 19982 to abandon the 120 specified County job classifications, as recommended by the Assistant County Administrator-Human Resources Director. (All Districts)

C.42    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 19971 to add one Library Assistant-Journey Level position in the Sheriff’s Department. (100% inmate welfare funds) (All Districts)

 

C.43    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 19975 to add 35 Eligibility Worker I positions, 4 Social Service Program Assistant positions, 2 Medi-Cal Program Assistant positions, and 4 Eligibility Work Supervisor I positions in the Employment and Human Services Department. (100% State/Federal funds) (All Districts) (Consider with C.34)

 

C.44    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 19892 to retitle the General Services Department class of Lease Manager-Exempt to Real Estate Manager-Exempt and reallocate the class on the Salary Schedule. (Cost savings) (All Districts)

 

C.45   ADOPT Personnel Adjustment Resolution No. 19954 to cancel one Health Services Planner/Evaluation Director position and add one Assistant Health Services Systems Director position in the Health Services Department. (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 12.3% County, 87.7% Patient/Third Party Revenues) (All Districts)

 

C.46   ADOPT Personnel Adjustment Resolution No. 19955 to reclassify one Mental Health Specialist II position to Mental Health Clinical Specialist in the Health Services Department. (Budgeted, 100% Federal Medi-Cal) (All Districts)

 

C.47   ADOPT Personnel Adjustment Resolution No. 19956 to reclassify one Mental Health Specialist II position to Mental Health Clinical Specialist-Unlicensed in the Health Services Department. (Budgeted, 100% Federal Medi-Cal) (All Districts)

 

C.48   ADOPT Personnel Adjustment Resolution No. 19962 to reclassify one Mental Health Specialist II position to Mental Health Clinical Specialist in the Health Services Department. (Budgeted, 100% Federal Medi-Cal) (All Districts)

 

C.49   ADOPT Personnel Adjustment Resolution No. 19980 to add one Utilization Review Coordinator position in the Health Services Department. (Budgeted, 75% Federal, 25% Mental Health Realignment) (All Districts)

 

C.50   ADOPT Personnel Adjustment Resolution No. 19983 to add two Institutional Services Worker-Lead positions, one Institutional Services Worker-Generalist position, one part time (32/40) Institutional Services Worker-Generalist position, one part time (25/40) Institutional Services Worker-Generalist position, two part time (20/40) Institutional Services Worker-Generalist positions, and three Permanent Intermittent Institutional Services Worker-Generalist positions in the Health Services Department. (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 12.3% County, 87.7% Patient/Third Party Revenues offset by reduction in use of temporary staff) (All Districts)

 

C.51   ADOPT Personnel Adjustment Resolution No. 19984 to add one Management Analyst III position in the County Administrator ’s Office. (Budgeted) (All Districts)

 

C.52   ADOPT Personnel Adjustment Resolution No. 19987 to add one Executive Secretary position in the Animal Services Department. (Budgeted) (All Districts)

 

C.53   ADOPT Personnel Adjustment Resolution No. 19986 to increase the hours of one Medical Social Worker II position from part time (32/40) to full time, in the Health Services Department. (Budgeted, 100% Federally Qualified Health Center ) (All Districts)

 

C.54   ADOPT Personnel Adjustment Resolution No. 19989 to cancel one Charge Nurse position; decrease the hours of one Clinical Nurse Specialist-Psych position from part time (16/40) to part time (14/40); and add one Health Services Education and Training Specialist position in the Health Services Department. (Cost neutral) (All Districts)

 

C.55    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 19994 to cancel one Budget Technician position and add one Administrative Analyst position in the County Administrator 's Office, effective December 1, 2005. (Cost savings) (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.56   AUTHORIZE the County Librarian to apply for and accept $43,500 from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation “Public Access Computer Hardware Upgrade Grant Program” to purchase and install 29 public access workstations in selected County libraries. (All Districts)

 

C.57    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to apply for and accept a Community Development Block Grant from the County Community Development Department in the amount of $17,640 for continuing Service Integration Program Bay Point Community Career Centers services for the period July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007. (No County match) (District V)

 

C.58   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Service Director, or designee, to apply for and accept a Community Development Block Grant form the County Community Development Department in the amount of $14,700 for continuing Service Integration Program substance abuse/mental health services for the period July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007. (No County match) (District I)

 

C.59    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Chief Information Officer of the Department of Information Technology, or designee, to accept funds in the amount of $320,000 from the City of Oakland, through the Urban Area Security Initiative (UASI) Grant Program, and to purchase 16 mutual aid repeaters that will be placed at selected sites to provide limited mid-range radio interoperability between public safety agencies. (100% Federal Funding, No County match) (All Districts)

 

C.60    CORRECT Board action of September 20, 2005 (C.41) to reflect the following modified payment limits for contracts with Contra Costa Community College District for provision by the County of preschool program services for the period July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2006. (No County match) (All Districts):

 

            Service Provided                                  Old Amount                 Corrected Amount

           Part-Day Expanded Preschool             $966,018                    $966,888

           Full-Day Preschool                           $166,922                      $162,060

           

C.61   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, on behalf of the Workforce Development Board, to apply for and accept grant funding throughout the State of California Employment Development Department in the amount of $2,000,000 for entry-level job training, process technology training, and outreach to youth and non-traditional workers to enter manufacturing and the petrochemical industry for the period March 1, 2006 through February 29, 2008. (No County match) (All Districts)

 

C.62   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to apply for and accept a grant from the California Association of Area Agencies on Aging in the amount of $7,500 for outreach and education activities for the period September 1, 2005 through August 31, 2006. (No County match) (All Districts)

 

C.63   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Services Director, or designee, to prepare an application for the FY 2006/07 Contra Costa Futures Fund in the amount of $50,000 for proposed Home Visitor Program services in the Monument Corridor area. (No County match) (District IV)

 

C.64   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Building Inspection Director to execute a contract with the City of Antioch to provide the City enhanced building inspection-related services in accordance with the established fee schedule for the period November 15, 2005 through November 14, 2008, and each year thereafter unless terminated by the County or the City. (100% Cost reimbursement) (District V)

 

C.65   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Building Inspection Director to execute a contract with the City of Antioch in the amount of $105,000 for the County to administer on behalf of the City a housing rehabilitation program for the period July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2006. (100% Cost reimbursement) (District V)

 

C.66   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Building Inspection Director to execute a contract with the City of San Pablo for the County to administer on behalf of the City a housing rehabilitation program for the period July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2008, in consideration for 21% of the loan amounts made from the City’s Redevelopment Agency funds. (No County match) (District I)

 

C.67   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract to accept a grant award from the Center for Human Development, Inc., in the amount of $22,435 for the Bay Point Partnership (Latina Action Team Transportation) Project for the period July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2006. (No County match) (All Districts)

 

C.68   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a contract with the Contra Costa County Redevelopment Agency to pay the County an amount not to exceed $40,000 for technical assistance and information related to County redevelopment projects for fiscal year 2005/2006. (100% reimbursement from County Redevelopment Agency) (See C.114)

 

APPROVE and AUTHORIZE execution of agreements between the County and the following parties

as noted for the purchase of equipment and/or services:

 

C.69   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Deloitte Consulting, LLP, in an amount not to exceed $130,002 for Post-CalWIN (California Works Information Network) implementation support services, for the period November 7, 2005 through January 27, 2006. (40% Federal, 40% State, 20% County) (All Districts)

 

C.70   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with the First Baptist Church in the amount of $1,904,742 for Head Start Delegate Agency child care services for the period January 1 through December 31, 2006. (100% Federal funds, no net County cost) (All Districts)

 

C.71   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Catholic Charities of the East Bay in the amount of $122,764 to provide staff training and development services for employees who speak English as a second language, for the period November 15, 2005 through March 31, 2006. (All Districts)

 

C.72   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Private Nursery School Association (dba Professional Association of Childcare Education) to increase the payment limit by $45,000 to a new payment limit of $161,450 for additional infant care subsidies to low income families with no change in the term of December 1, 2005 through June 30, 2006. (100% County, Child Care Affordability Funds) (All Districts)

 

C.73   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with IKON Office Solutions, Inc. (IKON), to increase the payment limit by $875,200 to a new payment limit of $2,175,200 and extend the term from March 31, 2006 through March 31, 2007 for continuing Case Stored Text Automated Retrieval Project services. (Budgeted, 40% Federal, 40% State, 20 % County) (All Districts)

 

C.74   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with the National Council on Crime and Delinquency in an amount not to exceed $67,500 for SafeMeasures quality data assurance reporting services for the period January 13, 2006 through January 12, 2008. (40% Federal, 40% State, 20% County) (All Districts)

 

C.75   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the General Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Shah Kawasaki Architects to increase the payment limit by $25,500 to a new payment limit of $527,950 for additional architectural services for the new building addition at 255 Glacier Drive, Martinez, for the Public Works Department. (Public Works; Budgeted) (District II)

 

C.76   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Joy Young Stephenson (dba Law Offices of Stephenson, Acquisto & Colman) in an amount not to exceed $50,000 to continue to provide consultation and technical assistance with regard to recovery and litigation of Medi-Cal treatment authorization requests and billing appeals for the period September 1, 2005 through August 31, 2006. (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 12.3% County, 87.7% Patient/Third Party Revenues, offset by amounts recovered) (All Districts)

 

C.77   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute contract amendment with International Effectiveness Center, Inc., effective October 1, 2005, to increase the payment limit by $58,000 to a new payment limit of $154,000 to provide additional foreign language interpretation services, with no change in the term of September 1, 2004 though November 30, 2005. (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 12.3% County, 87.7% Patient/Third Party Revenues) (All Districts)

 

C.78   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Hewitt Partners International Management Consultants, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $30,300 to provide recruitment services for the Director of Environmental Health position for the period October 1, 2005 through September 30, 2006. (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 12.3% County, 87.7% Patient/Third Party Revenues) (All Districts)

 

C.79   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Jana Todd (dba JDT Consultants), effective August 1, 2005, to increase the payment limit by $470,699 to a new payment limit of $556,109 to provide therapeutic behavioral services to additional children 0-21 years of age who receive the Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment (EPSDT) supplemental specialty mental health services, with no change in the term of April 1, 2005 through June 30, 2006. (Budgeted, 50% Federal Medi-Cal, 45% State EPSDT, 5% Mental Health Realignment) (All Districts)

 

C.80   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with Mental Health Consumer Concerns, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $323,526 to continue to provide self-help and peer support program services and training programs for mental health clients for the period July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2006, including an automatic extension through December 31, 2006 in an amount not to exceed $161,763. (Budgeted, 100% Mental Health Realignment) (All Districts)

 

C.81   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with Asian Pacific Psychological Services, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $433,450 to continue to provide school and community based mental health wraparound services to Asian children and their families for the period July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2006, including an automatic extension through December 31, 2006 in an amount not to exceed $216,725 . (Budgeted: 40% Federal Medi ‑Cal; 48% State Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment; 12% Mental Health Realignment) (All Districts)

 

C.82   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Quest Diagnostic, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $300,000 to continue to provide outside clinical laboratory services for Contra Costa Regional Medical Center and Contra Costa Health Centers for the period November 1, 2005 through October 31, 2006. (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 12.3% County, 87.7% Patient/Third Party Revenues) (All Districts)

 

C.83   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Pharmacy Healthcare Solutions, LLC, to continue to provide professional reimbursement recovery services from pharmaceutical manufacturers for products provided to indigent or unfunded patients of Contra Costa Regional Medical Center and Contra Costa Health Centers for the period October 1, 2005 through September 30, 2006. (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 12.3% County, 87.7% Patient/Third Party Revenues, offset by amounts recovered) (All Districts)

 

C.84   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Nanda K. Sinha, M.D., effective December 1, 2005, to increase the payment limit by $70,000 to a new payment limit of $425,000 for additional orthopedic services for patients at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center, with no change in the term of March 15, 2004 through March 31, 2006. (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 12.3% County, 87.7% Patient/Third Party Revenues) (All Districts)

 

C.85   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Ellen Lent Wunderlich in an amount not to exceed $103,168 to continue to provide clinical program coordination services for the Contra Costa Health Plan for the period December 1, 2005 through November 30, 2006. (Budgeted, Enterprise II: 4.7% County, 95.3% Health Plan Member Premiums) (All Districts)

 

C.86   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Epstein, Becker & Green, P.C., effective September 1, 2005, to increase the payment limit by $85,000 to a new payment limit of $295,000 to provide additional temporary specialized legal services related to managed care issues, with no change in the term of December 1, 2004 through November 30, 2005. (Budgeted, Enterprise II: 4.7% County, 95.3% Health Plan Member Premiums) (All Districts)

 

C.87   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Printing for Systems, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $500,000 to provide specialized printing, publication, distribution and technical services for the period September 1, 2005 through August 31, 2006. ( Enterprise II: 4.7% County, 95.3% Health Plan Member Premiums) (All Districts)

           

C.88   ACKNOWLEDGE receipt of notice from Melinda Dendinger requesting termination of contract, effective at the close of business October 29, 2005, for providing consultation and technical assistance with parent support services for the Children’s Mental Health Program. (All Districts)

 

C.89   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the County Administrator , or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Nielsen, Merksamer, Parrinello, Mueller, and Naylor to extend the term to include the period of October 1, 2005 to September 30, 2006 with no increase in the payment limit for continuing advice and legal representation on Indian Gaming issues. (No fiscal impact) (All Districts)

 

C.90   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Kami Silay, to increase the payment limit by $23,750 to a new payment limit of $47,500 for consultation on the Childcare Accounting Reporting Enrollment System (CARES) for the period December 1, 2005 through April 30, 2006. (All Districts)

 

C.91   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Chief Financial Officer , or designee, to execute a contract with the Center for Community Benefit Organizations in the amount of $50,000 as part of the fundraising partnership of East Bay Community Foundation, Alameda County, and Contra Costa County to support capacity building, technical support, and training for community-based organizations for the period November 1, 2005 through October 31, 2006. (All Districts)

 

Leases

 

C.92   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the General Services Director, or designee, to execute a five-year replacement sublease, commencing December 1, 2005, with the United States Postal Service for 490 square feet of office space at 4100 Alhambra Avenue, Martinez, at a monthly rental rate of $650, as requested by the Public Administrator. (Budgeted) (District II)

 

C.93   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the General Services Director, or designee, to execute a month-to-month rental agreement, commencing December 1, 2005, with James G. Maquire, Nancy H. Maquire, Raymond Leal, Anna Marie Leal, and William L. Rich for parking spaces at 20 Allen Street, Martinez, at a monthly rate of $2,000, for use by the Health Services Department. (Budgeted) (District II)

 

C.94   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the General Services Director, or designee, to execute a ten-year replacement lease, commencing November 1, 2005, with Earl D. Dunivan, Joanne Dunivan, Bart Bisio, and Jane Bisio for 7,300 square feet of warehouse space at 610 Marina Vista, Martinez, at a monthly rate of $4,995 as requested by the Clerk-Recorder, Elections Division. (Budgeted) (District II)

 

C.95   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the General Services Director, or designee, to execute a ten-year replacement lease, commencing November 1, 2005, with Earl D. Dunivan and Associates for 12,000 square feet of warehouse space at 620 Marina Vista, Martinez, at a monthly rate of $4,200 as requested by the Clerk-Recorder, Elections Division. (Budgeted) (District II)

 

Other Actions

 

C.96   CONTINUE the emergency action originally taken by the Board on November 18, 2003 on the Juvenile Hall Addition Project, as recommended by the County Administrator; RATIFY the actions taken by the County Administrator . (All Districts)

 

C.97    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.98   CONTINUE the emergency action originally taken by the Board of Supervisors on November 16, 1999 regarding the issue of homelessness in Contra Costa County . (All Districts)

 

C.99   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 . (All Districts)

 

C.100 ADOPT Resolution No. 2005/738 approved by the Retirement Board, which establishes the retirement plan contribution rates for employers and employees effective July 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007, as recommended by the County Administrator. (All Districts)

 

C.101 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Purchasing Agent, or designee, to purchase one Ford F-350 replacement vehicle for the Office of the Sheriff-Coroner Marine Patrol Unit. (Budgeted) (All Districts) (See C.36 and C.37)

 

C.102 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute an Unpaid Student Training Agreement with Bryman College to provide clinical experience to medical students for the period December 1, 2005 through November 30, 2006. (All Districts)

 

C.103 REITERATE the support of the Board of Supervisors to the Master Plan process for Buchanan Field and the Board’s full commitment to the best possible uses for this facility while preserving the integrity and quality of its neighborhoods, as recommended by Supervisor DeSaulnier. (District IV)

 

C.104 AUTHORIZE and REQUEST the Auditor-Controller to establish a separate interest-bearing account for the Contra Costa County Livable Communities Trust as identified in the approved Camino Tassajara Combined General Plan Amendment, for the purpose of implementing the Smart Growth Action Plan, designed to improve the livability of communities throughout Contra Costa County , as recommended by the Community Development Director. (All Districts)

 

C.105 AUTHORIZE the Shadow Creek Homeowners Association to construct twenty-three (23) 20-foot deep steel soldier piers to stabilize the downslope side of Bourne Lane within deed-restricted open space of the Shadow Creek Manor project in the Danville/Tassajara area, as recommended by the Community Development Director. (District III)

 

C.106 ACCEPT report on development impact fee accounts for fiscal year 2004/2005, as recommended by the Building Inspection Director. (All Districts)

 

C.107 AUTHORIZE the Auditor-Controller to transfer $56,700 from the Park Dedication Trust Fund account to the Public Works Department to finance the design and planning phase of the El Sobrante Children’s Reading and Park Project, as recommended by the Community Development Director. (Budgeted, Park Dedication Trust fund) (District I)

 

C.108 ADOPT Resolution No. 2005/720 authorizing the issuance of Multi-Family Housing Revenue Bonds in an amount not to exceed $25,000,000 to finance the development of the Casablanca Apartments, Danville Area, as recommended by the Community Development Director. (District III)

 

C.109 ADOPT Resolution No. 2005/721 authorizing the issuance of Multi-Family Housing Revenue Bonds in an amount not to exceed $13,000,000 to finance the development of the Gateway Apartments, Pittsburg , as recommended by the Community Development Director. (District V)

 

C.110 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Services Director, or designee, to execute the Child and Adult Care Food Program renewal agreement between the County and the State Department of Education – Nutrition Services Division for the continued provision of Child and Adult Care Food Program Services for the Department, for the period October 1, 2005 through September 30, 2006. (All Districts)

 

C.111 ACCEPT report from the Juvenile Systems Planning Advisory Committee (JSPAC) defining future roles and responsibilities for the committee, as recommended by the Family and Human Services Committee . (All Districts)

 

C.112 ACCEPT report from the Health Services Department, Alcohol and Other Drugs Services Division, updating the Board on the status of alcohol and other drug services for youth, as recommended by the Family and Human Services Committee. (All Districts)

 

Redevelopment Agency

 

C.113 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Redevelopment Director, to execute a contract amendment with Seifel Consulting, Inc., to increase the payment limit by $89,000 to a new payment limit of $113,000 and to extend the term from June 30, 2006 to June 30, 2007 for developer recruitment services related to the second phase of the Orbisonia Heights Redevelopment Project in the Bay Point area. (Budgeted, Redevelopment funds) (District V)

 

C.114 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Redevelopment Director, to execute a contract with Contra Costa County (Public Works Department) in an amount not to exceed $40,000 to provide technical assistance and information related to County redevelopment projects for fiscal year 2005/2006. (Budgeted, Tax Increment Funds) (All Districts) (See C.68)

 

 

Adjourn to December 1, 2005 Contra Costa County Mayors’ Conference

Danville, CA (Location to be announced)

 

 

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 .

      

Family and Human Services Committee

12/05/2005

10:30 a.m.

See above

Finance Committee – Note Date/Time Change

12/05/2005

12:30 p.m.

See above

Internal Operations Committee

12/05/2005

12:30 p.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

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

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

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

LCSW                     Licensed Clinical Social Worker

LLC                         Limited Liability Company

LLP                          Limited Liability Partnership

Local 1                   See: AFSCME

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

SEIU                        Service Employees International Union

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