CONTRA COSTA COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

 

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

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

 

A G E N D A

TUESDAY DECEMBER 6, 2005

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9:00 A.M.         Convene 1 and announce adjournment to Closed Session, Room 101.

 

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

 

Inspirational Thought -  "Life is the art of drawing without an eraser." ~ John W. Gardner

 

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

                     

HOUSING AUTHORITY CONSENT ITEMS

 

HA.1  AUTHORIZE the Housing Authority Executive Director to submit an application to the County’s

Community Development Block Grant Program in the amount of $235,000 to continue operations of the Rental Rehabilitation Program for FY 2006/07. (All Districts)

 

HA.2  AUTHORIZE the Housing Authority Executive director to submit an application to the City of Antioch ’s

Community Development Block Grant program (CDBG) in the amount of $200,000 to continue operations of the Rental Rehabilitation Program in the City of Antioch for FY 2006/07. (District V)

 

9:35 A.M.

 

PRESENTATIONS

 

PR.1    Presentation 3 of the Mental Health Commission Annual Report (Supervisor DeSaulnier)

 

PR.2    Presentation 4 to ADOPT Resolution No. 2005/744 receiving one Challenge Award and three Merit Awards

from the California State Association of Counties. (Supervisor Uilkema)

 

PR.3   Presentation 5 of Service Award to Barbara Chambers-Ranse for 25 years of service to Contra Costa County .

(Steve Weir, Clerk-Recorder)

 

9:50 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.

 

SD.2   HEARING 7 on the appeal of Chris Kitteas III and Jane Garcia (Tenants) on the abandoned vehicle abatement, 1547 Bayo Vista Avenue , San Pablo . (Gene Haney, Vehicle Abatement Officer, Sheriff’s Department Field Operations) (District I )

 

SD.3   HEARING 8 to consider the report by the County Abatement Officer on itemized costs for abatement of a public nuisance at 616 Grove Street, Richmond , to CONSIDER the assessment of costs against said property. (C.C.C. Ord Code Section 14-6.428) (Mike Silva, Building Inspection Department)

 

 

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

 

D.1       PUBLIC COMMENT 9 . (3 Minutes/Speaker)

 

D.2     ACCEPT 10 report from NewPoint Group regarding review of the Interim Rate Application submitted by Richmond Sanitary Service; and CONSIDER approving a solid waste collection service rate increase of 2.95% for customers in the unincorporated areas served by Richmond Sanitary Service under the Franchise Agreement, effective January 1, 2006. (Deidra Dingman, Community Development Department) (District I)

 

D.3     ACCEPT 11 report from NewPoint Group regarding review of the Interim Rate Application submitted by Pleasant Hill Bayshore Disposal, Inc.; and CONSIDER approving a solid waste collection service rate increase of 3.3% for customers in the unincorporated areas served by Pleasant Hill Bayshore Disposal, Inc. under the Franchise Agreement, effective January 1, 2006. (Deidra Dingman, Community Development Department) (Districts II, III, IV and V)

 

Closed Session 12

 

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. 2005/746 accepting completion of the contracted work performed by Bay Cities Paving and Grading, Inc., for the 2005 El Sobrante Area Overlay and Reconstruction, as recommended by the Public Works Director, El Sobrante area. (Measure C Funds) (District I)

 

C.2      APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Chair, Board of Supervisors, to execute a Joint Exercise of Powers agreement with the City of San Ramon in the amount of $10,000 annually for the cleaning of hydraugers for the period December 6, 2005 through December 5, 2006, San Ramon area. (City of San Ramon funds) (District III)

 

Engineering Services

 

C.3     DA 03-00030: ADOPT Resolution No. 2005/747 accepting completion of drainage improvements for Lower Main Branch of Alamo Creek Restoration, 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. (District III)

 

C.4     DA 04-00034: ADOPT Resolution No. 2005/748 approving the drainage improvement agreement for Wendt Ranch Detention Basin Modifications, for project being developed by Shapell Homes, a Division of Shapell Industries, Inc., a Delaware Corp., San Ramon ( Dougherty Valley ) area, as recommended by the Public Works Director. (District III)

 

C.5     DA 04-00042: ADOPT Resolution No. 2005/749 approving the drainage improvement agreement for Gale Ranch Storm Drains, for project being developed by Shapell Homes, a Division of Shapell Industries, Inc., a Delaware Corp., San Ramon ( Dougherty Valley ) area, as recommended by the Public Works Director. (District III)

 

C.6     DA 04-00046: ADOPT Resolution No. 2005/750 approving the drainage improvement agreement for Gale Ranch Phase 4 backbone storm drains, for project being developed by Shapell Homes, a Division of Shapell Industries, Inc., a Delaware Corp., San Ramon area ( Dougherty Valley ) area, as recommended by the Public Works Director. . (District III)

 

C.7     DA 05-00056: ADOPT Resolution No. 2005/751 approving the drainage improvement agreement for Water Quality Pond W6, for project being developed by Shapell Homes, a Division of Shapell Industries, Inc., a Delaware Corp., San Ramon ( Dougherty Valley ) area, as recommended by the Public Works Director. (District III)

 

C.8     LP 03-02033: ADOPT Resolution No. 2005/752 approving deferred improvement agreement along Marsh Creek Road (Assessor’s Parcel No. 007-191-002), for project being developed by Clayton Regency, LLC, Brentwood area, as recommended by the Public Works Director. (District V)

 

C.9     MS 89-00043: ADOPT Resolution No. 2005/753 accepting completion of private improvements for project being developed by Scott and Nora Jackman, Bradley and Luann Warren, and Gregory and Joan VanSteenkiste, Brentwood area, as recommended by the Public Works Director. (District V)

 

C.10   RA 03-01156: ADOPT Resolution No. 2005/754 approving the road improvement agreement for Golden Bay Avenue , 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. (District III)

 

C.11   SD 88-06392: ADOPT Resolution No. 2005/755 refunding cash deposit for faithful performance in the amount of $3,600 plus interest, for project being developed by Woodhill Development Company, Bay Point area, as recommended by the Public Works Director. (District V)

 

C.12   SD 89-06859: ADOPT Resolution No. 2005/756 refunding cash deposit for faithful performance in the amount of $800 plus interest, for project being developed by Shawn Lober Construction, Alamo area, as recommended by the Public Works Director. (District III)

 

C.13   SD 02-08577: ADOPT Resolution No. 2005/757 releasing bond rider in the amount of $19,500 and exonerating minor deficiencies, for project being developed by Hofmann Land Development Company, Discovery Bay area, as recommended by the Public Works Director. (District III)

 

C.14   SD 02-08681: ADOPT Resolution No. 2005/758 accepting completion of improvements 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. (District III)

 

C.15   SD 02-08688: ADOPT Resolution No. 2005/759 accepting completion of warranty period and release of cash deposit for faithful performance in the amount of $10,000 plus interest, 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. (District III)

 

C.16   SD 96-08002: ADOPT Resolution No. 2005/760 accepting completion of improvements and declaring certain roads as County roads, for project being developed by Shapell Industries of Northern California, a Division of Shapell Industries, Inc., a Delaware Corp., Danville area, as recommended by the Public Works Director. (District III)

 

C.17   RESCHEDULE public hearing for County Service Area (CSA) T-1 (Public Transit) from December 6, 2005 to January 17, 2006, at 9:30 a.m., in Room 107 of the Board of Supervisors Chambers, 651 Pine Street, Martinez, California, to consider the establishment of the CSA, the proposed assessment, tabulate the ballots, and consider any objections thereto, Danville area, as recommended by the Public Works Director. (District III)

 

Special Districts & County Airports

 

C.18   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a rental agreement with Rory Elston, effective November 1, 2005, in the amount of $155 per month for a shade hangar located at the Buchanan Field Airport, Pacheco area. ( Enterprise Fund) (District IV)

 

C.19   CONTINUE to December 13, 2005 the exchange of County-owned property located at 3490 Golden Gate Way in Lafayette with the Lafayette Redevelopment Agency in consideration of payment to the County in the amount of $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 in consideration of payment to the County in the amount of $2,800,000, Lafayette and Walnut Creek areas, as recommended by the Public Works Director. (Revenue accrues to the General Fund) (Project No. 4308-6G5190) (Districts II and III)

 

C.20  ADOPT Resolution No. 2005/761 to grant a Temporary Construction Easement (TCE) to the East Bay Municipal Utility District (EBMUD) for EBMUD’s construction and installation of a 69” water pipeline in the South Broadway area of Walnut Creek, for the period beginning December 1, 2005 and ending May 31, 2006, with the right thereafter to extend the term monthly through November 30, 2006; and authorizing the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute the TCE in consideration for payment received in full in the amount of $121,800, and $20,300 per month should the TCE be held over month to month, Walnut Creek area, as recommended by the Public Works Director. (Southern Pacific Right-of-Way Special Revenue Fund 138800) (District III)

 

C.21    ACCEPT report entitled, “Acquisition of PG&E Streetlights Feasibility Study, Phase I, September 2002,” and APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Harris & Associates in the amount of $87,000 to provide acquisition and maintenance of streetlights for the period December 15, 2005 through December 31, 2006, Countywide, as recommended by the Public Works Director. ( County Service Area L-100) (All Districts)

Statutory Actions

 

C.22    DECLARE certain ordinances duly published.

 

Claims, Collections & Litigation

 

C.23    DENY claims of John Michael Halderman; Dorothy S. Cox; Willie Mae Boxley; Chandra Miller; Russell Cohn and Dr. Patricia J. Cohn; Davey Battle and Betty Perkins Battle; California State Automobile Association for Erin Thomas; Second , and Third Amended Claim and a Late Claim for John D. Schneider. (All Districts)

 

Honors & Proclamations

 

C.24    ADOPT Resolution No. 2005/745 proclaiming February 4, 2006 as “Freedom Is Not Free” Day in Contra Costa County, in honor of National President Sandy Germany and all members of the Ladies Auxiliary Veterans of Foreign Wars for their outstanding volunteer service to veterans and their families, to Contra Costa County, and to our great country, as recommended by Supervisor DeSaulnier. (All Districts)

 

Appointments & Resignations

 

C.25    DECLARE vacant the Member At Large seat on the Advisory Council on Aging held by Charles Boyd and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy , as recommended by the Advisory Council.

           (All Districts)

 

C.26    RE-APPOINT Esther Nicastro-Capon, John Cambus, Mim Carlson, Reva Clark, A.C. Hollister, Natasha Ong, Shirley Krohn, Elaine Welch, Vernon Jones, Janine Clausen, Gerald Sharrock, Anne Kelly, Narayan Nayak, and Kathryn Williams to the Advisory Council on Aging, as recommended by the Employment and Human Services Director. (All Districts)

 

C.27    DECLARE vacant the Appointee 5 Committee Member seat on the County R7A Alamo Parks and Recreation Committee previously held by Gene Campbell due to termination and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy, as recommended by Supervisor Piepho. (District III)

 

C.28    ACCEPT resignations of El Sobrante Municipal Advisory Council members Tom Mason and Ruby Molinari, MOVE Charles Marino from the first Alternate seat and Tom Owens from 2 nd Alternate seat to fill the Council vacancies; DECLARE vacant the 1 st and 2 nd Alternate seats and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancies, as recommended by Supervisor Gioia. (All Districts)

 

C.29    APPOINT in lieu of election, Leonard Battaglia, George Schmidt, and Paul Soltow, Jr., to the West County Wastewater District, and Samuel Vargas to the Rollingwood Wilart Park Recreation and Park District, as recommended by the Clerk Recorder. (District I)

 

C.30    APPOINT Jean Bolds to the Group 4 Local Committee seat on the Advisory Council on Aging, as recommended by the Advisory Council. (All Districts)

 

C.31    DECLARE vacant the District III Representative on the Contra Costa Commission for Women previously held by Elaine Dugger Shaw due to voluntary leave and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy, as recommended by Supervisor Piepho. (District III)

 

C.32 APPOINT Laurie Howe, Taylor Howe, and Phil Paulson as Inspector and Judges, respectively, to the election board for Reclamation District No. 800 for the election held on November 15, 2005; and APPOINT candidates Bob Anderson, Robert Hefner, and Robert Lyman to the Reclamation District No. 800 Board of Trustees as recommended by the District. (District III)

 

C.33 APPOINT Supervisor John Gioia as the Board of Supervisors representative, and Henry Clark and Joe

Wallace as the unincorporated North Richmond Municipal Advisory Committee representatives on the North Richmond Waste and Recovery Mitigation Fee Committee, as recommended by John Gioia. (District I)

 

C.34   APPROVE the medical service providers recommended by the Contra Costa Health Plan Quality Council on October 28, 2005, as recommended by the Health Services Director. (All Districts)

 

C.35   APPROVE the medical staff appointments and reappointments as recommended by the Medical Executive Committee on September 19 and October 17, 2005, as recommended by the Health Services Director. (All Districts)

 

C.36    APPOINT David Duer to the District I seat of the Arts and Culture Commission for a four-term term ending June 30, 2009, as recommended by Supervisor John Gioia. (District I)

 

C.37   APPOINT Steve Mick to the CSA (County Service Area) R-7A CAC (Citizens Advisory Committee) Appointee 1 seat on the Magee Ranch Joint Planning and Operations Committee, as recommended by Supervisor Piepho. (District III)

 

C.38   APPOINT John DeMaio to the CSA (County Service Area) R-7A CAC (Citizens Advisory Committee) Appointee 2 seat on the Magee Ranch Joint Planning and Operations Committee, as recommended by Supervisor Piepho. (District III)

 

C.39    DECLARE vacant the Appointee 5 seat held by Gene Campbell on the County R7A ( Alamo Parks and Recreation) Citizen Advisory Committee and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy, as recommended by Supervisor Piepho. (District III)

 

C.40    APPOINT Tracy Arbuckle to the District V seat on the Countywide Youth Commission with terms expiring August 31, 2007, as recommended by Supervisor Federal Glover. (District V)

 

C.41    APPOINT John F. Jones to the District V seat on the County Children and Families Commission for term to expire on August 16, 2007, as recommended by Supervisor Federal Glover. (District V)

 

Appropriation Adjustments - 2005/2006 FY

 

C.42     Employment and Human Services (0504): APPROVE Appropriations and Revenue Adjustment No. 5032 authorizing new revenue in the amount of $203,506 from the California Department of Social Services and appropriating it to fund four Social Service Counselor Employment Placement Counselor positions for the CalWORKs program. (Consider with C.53) (All Districts)

 

C.43   General Services Fleet Operations (0063): APPROVE Appropriations and Revenue Adjustment No. 5034 to authorize new revenue in the amount of $28,806 from accumulated depreciation and estimated salvage and appropriate it for two vehicles being replaced by the District Attorney. (All Districts)

 

C.44   Agriculture (0335): APPROVE Appropriations Adjustment No. 5030 to transfer funds in the amount of $23,051 to the General Services Department for purchase of a replacement alternative fuel vehicle for

           use in the Pierce’s Disease Control Program. (All Districts)

C.45   Health Services Public Health (0450): APPROVE Appropriations Adjustment No. 5035 to transfer funds in the amount of $40,000 to the General Services Department for purchase of a 15-passenger van to be used by the Public Health AIDS (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome) Program for HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Syndrome) testing. (All Districts) (Consider with C.135)

C.46   General Services Fleet Operations (0063): APPROVE Appropriations and Revenue Adjustment No. 5036 to authorize new revenue in the amount of $27,138 from accumulated depreciation and estimated salvage and appropriate it for vehicles #0632 and #0636 being replaced by Employment and Human Services Department. (All Districts) (Consider with C.47)

 

C.47   Employment and Human Services (0501): APPROVE Appropriations Adjustment No. 5011 to transfer funds in the amount of $1,392 to the General Services Department for purchase of two vehicles to replace vehicles #0632 and #0636 for use by the Administrative, Adult and Aging Services, Children and Family Services, and Workforce Services programs. (All Districts) (Consider with C.46)

 

Intergovernmental Relations

 

C.48   ADOPT goals for State legislation on transportation in 2006, as recommended by the Transportation, Water and Infrastructure Committee. (All Districts)

 

C.49     REFER to the Transportation, Water and Infrastructure Committee the review of a draft revised West County Subregional Traffic Mitigation Program , as recommended by the Community Development Director. (Districts I, II)

 

Personnel Actions

 

C.50   ADOPT Resolution No. 2005/742: to amend Resolution No. 99/364 to add performance pay for the Community Services Fiscal Officer class in the Community Services Department, as recommended by the Assistant County Administrator-Human Resources Director. (No fiscal impact) (All Districts)

 

C.51    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 19997 to add five Social Service Program Assistant positions, one Clerk-Senior Level position, and one Clerk-Specialist Level position in the Employment & Human Services Department. (100%, State & Federal revenues) (All Districts)

 

C.52    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 20003 to increase the hours of one Employee Rehabilitation Counselor position from part time (30/40) to full time in the Department of the County Administrator, Risk Management Division. (All Districts)

 

C.53    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 19991 to add four Social Service Employment Placement Counselor positions in the Employment and Human Services Department. (100% Federal and State revenues) (All Districts)

 

C.54   ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 19964A to amend the action of Position Adjustment Resolution No. 19964 to transition two Patient Financial Services Specialist-Project positions into the Merit System to Patient Financial Services Specialists in the Health Services Department. (No cost) (All Districts)

 

Grants & Contracts

 

APPROVE and AUTHORIZE execution of agreements between the County and the following agencies for receipt of funds and/or services:

 

C.55   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the District Attorney to submit an application and execute a grant award contract and any extensions and amendments thereto, pursuant to State guidelines, with the State Office of Emergency Services, in the amount of $93,333 for funding for the Violence Against Women Vertical Prosecution Program, for the period January 1, 2006 through June 30, 2006. ($70,000 Federal funds, $23, 333 County match) (All Districts)

 

C.56   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with the California Department of Education in the amount of $93,344 for child care services for the period May 16, 2005 through June 30, 2006. (No County match) (All Districts)

 

C.57  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with the California Department of Education to increase the reimbursement limit by $256,661 to a new reimbursement limit of $6,324,300 for childcare and development program costs for the period July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2006. (No County match) (All Districts)

 

C.58   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with the California Department of Education to increase the reimbursement limit by $23,185 to a new reimbursement limit of $571,304 for children and development program costs for the period July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2006. (No County Match ) (All Districts)

 

C.59   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with the Contra Costa Community College District to increase the reimbursement limit by $30,450 to a new reimbursement limit of $997,338 for additional part-day expanded state preschool program services for the period July 1, 2004 through June 30, 2005. (No County Match ) (All Districts)

 

C.60    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with First 5 Contra Costa Children and Families Commission in the amount of $185,400 for home visiting services for the period July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2006. (No County Match ) (All Districts)

 

C.61    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with the California Department of Aging to increase the allocation by $89,130 to a new allocation of $277,521 for Health Insurance Counseling and Advocacy Program services for the term of July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2006. (No County match) (All Districts)

 

C.62    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the District Attorney to execute a contract and any extensions and amendments thereto, pursuant to State guidelines, with the State Victim Witness Compensation and Government Claims Board for funding in the amount of $133,471 of one Victim Witness Criminal Restitution Compact Specialist position for the period January 1, 2006 through June 30, 2007. (100 % State funds) (All Districts)

 

C.63   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director to execute a contract amendment with the County Redevelopment Agency to increase the payment limit by $20,000 to a new payment limit of $2,629,500 and to extend the term from July 31, 2005 to July 31, 2006 for Phase III of the North Broadway Area infrastructure project in the Bay Point Redevelopment Project Area. (Redevelopment Agency funds) (District V) (Consider with C.144)

 

C.64   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director to submit an application to and execute a contract, including required assurances, with the State Department of Health Services in an amount not to exceed $402,544 for Emergency Medical Services funding for fiscal year 2005/2006. (No County match) (All Districts)

 

C.65   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Development Director to accept funding from the Metropolitan Transportation Commission in an amount not to exceed $60,000 for the Bay Point Community-Based Transportation Plan and to issue a request for proposals for transportation consulting services; DIRECT staff of the Community Development, Public Works, Employment and Human Services, and Health Services departments to participate in the planning effort, as recommended by the Transportation, Water & Infrastructure Committee. (No County match) (District V)

 

C.66   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to apply for and execute contracts, including required assurances, to accept Community Development Block Grant funds for operation of the Adult Interim Housing Program (emergency shelters) for fiscal years 2006/2007 through 2007/2008 (No County match) (All Districts):

           

           Grantor                                                                                                                                            Application Amount

Contra Costa County                                                                                  $100,000

City of Antioch                                                                                             $20,000

City of Walnut Creek                                                                                   $20,000

City of Concord                                                                                            $50,000

City of Pittsburg                                                                                           $20,000

 

C.67  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to apply for and execute a contract to accept funding from the Federal Emergency Management Agency in an amount not to exceed $60,000 for operation of the Emergency Shelter for Adults and Calli House Emergency Shelter for Youth for the period January 1 through December 31, 2006. (No County match) (All Districts)

 

C.68  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with First 5 Contra Costa Children and Families Commission to pay the County an amount not to exceed $457,320 for the Home Visiting Program to assure that children in our communities ages 0-5 have access to quality preventive well-child primary care for the period July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2006. (No County match) (All Districts)

 

C.69  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with First 5 Contra Costa Children and Families Commission to pay the County an amount not to exceed $240,000 for the Tobacco Education Project “Promoting Smoke Free Families,” to develop and coordinate tobacco cessation efforts to reduce tobacco smoke exposure among children ages 0-5 for the period July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2006. (No County match) (All Districts)

 

C.70  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to accept a contribution in the quarterly amount of $75,125 from Meals on Wheels of Contra Costa, Inc., to subsidize 37,600 additional meals delivered to the residences of nearly 550 additional homebound elders at their residences by the County Home Delivered Meals Program (Meals on Wheels) administered by the Health Services Department. (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.71   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with The Abaris Group, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $50,000 to provide professional planning and administrative services to the Emergency Medical Services Division with regard to the Health Resources and Services Administration Grant for the period October 1, 2005 through August 31, 2006. (Budgeted, 100% Measure H) (All Districts)

 

C.72   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 $284,020 to continue to provide a State-mandated Patients’ Rights Advocacy Program for the period July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2006, including an automatic extension through December 31, 2006 in an amount not to exceed $142,010. (Budgeted, 100% Mental Health Realignment) (All Districts)

 

C.73   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee to execute a contract with Clyde W. O’Neill, M.D., in an amount not to exceed $200,000, to provide professional orthopedic surgery services for patients at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center and Health Centers, for the period November 1, 2005 through October 31, 2008. (100% Enterprise I Funds)(All Districts)

 

C.74   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with Early Childhood Mental Health Program, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $975,000 to continue to provide specialized mental health services to children and their families in West County for the period from 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 EPSDT, 5% Mental Health Realignment) (Districts I and II)

 

C.75   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with Contra Costa Crisis Center, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $108,598 to continue to provide crisis intervention, suicide prevention, and mental health rehabilitative services for the period July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2006, including an automatic extension through December 31, 2006 in an amount not to exceed $54,299. (Budgeted, 100% Mental Health Realignment) (All Districts)

           

C.76   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with Contra Costa Association for Retarded Citizens, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $480,341 to continue to provide a day treatment program for high risk, delayed, or emotionally disturbed children at the Lynn Center for the period from July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2006, including an automatic extension through December 31, 2006 in an amount not to exceed $240,171. (Budgeted: 50% Federal Medi ‑Cal; 48% State Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment; 2% Mental Health Realignment) (All Districts)

 

C.77   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with Community Violence Solutions, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $324,173 to continue to provide Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment (EPSDT) program services for the period July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2006 to children who have been sexually molested or traumatized, including an automatic extension through December 31, 2006 in an amount not to exceed $162,087. (Budgeted: 50% Federal Medi-Cal; 50% EPSDT)(Budgeted) (All Districts)

 

C.78  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Vista Staffing Solutions, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $650,000 to continue to provide recruitment of temporary physicians for Contra Costa Regional Medical Center and Contra Costa Health Centers for the period October 1, 2005 through September 30, 2006, including a mutual indemnification and hold harmless agreement for any claims arising out of the performance of this contract. (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 Michael S. Baker, M.D., effective December 1, 2005 to expand the scope of services to include thoracic and vascular surgery services in addition to regular clinic duties at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center, with no change in the payment limit of $300,000 and no change in the term of June 1, 2004 through May 31, 2007. (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 12.3% County, 87.7% Patient/Third Party Revenues) (All Districts)

 

C.80   AUTHORIZE the Assistant County Administrator-Director of Human Resources to execute contract renewals with the Non Public Employees’ Retirement System (PERS) Health Plan and Dental Plan carriers at specified new rates for the period January 1 through December 31, 2006. (Budgeted) (All Districts)

 

C.81   AUTHORIZE the Assistant County Administrator-Director of Human Resources to execute a contract amendment with Vision Service Plan to extend the term from December 31, 2005 through December 31, 2007 and increase the rate from $3.95 to $4.04 per eligible employee per month, for video display terminal eye examinations to certain eligible employees. (Budgeted)(All Districts)

 

C.82   AUTHORIZE the Assistant County Administrator-Director of Human Resources execute a three year contract renewal with Delta Dental Plan of California at a rate of $4.39 per member for third-party claims administration services in connection with the County’s self-insured dental program, for the period January 1, 2006 through December 31, 2008. (Budgeted) (All Districts)

 

C.83   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with John Gunnarson to increase the payment limit by $19, 300 to a new payment limit of $91,300 to provide staff training and development services. (Budgeted, Early Head Start program) (All Districts)

 

C.84   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with the First 5 Contra Costa Children and Families Commission in the amount of $329,816 for school readiness services for the period July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2006. (No impact to the General Fund). (All Districts)

 

C.85   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with California Association of Employers, in an amount not to exceed $40,000 to provide human resources training to small manufacturing businesses, for the period December 6, 2005 through June 30, 2006. (100 % State funds) (All Districts) )

 

C.86   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with First Baptist Church to increase the payment limit by $9,000 to conduct a community needs assessment in East Contra Costa County , with no change in the term. (50% Federal, 50% State funds) (All Districts)

 

C.87   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Cooperative Personnel Services to extend the term from October 31, 2005 through February 28, 2006 to provide continuing organization assessment and analyses service with no change in the payment limit of $57,800. (Budgeted, 40% State, 20% County) (All Districts)

 

C.88   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 fundraising for community-based organizations for the period November 1 2005 through October 31, 2006. (40% Federal, 40% State, 20% County General Fund) (All Districts)

 

C.89   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with the Contra Costa Crisis Center, to increase the payment limit by $10,000 to a new payment limit of $70,575, to provide database resource management services for the Community Services Department Head Start Program, in collaboration with Aging and Adult Services Bureau and Health Services Department, with no change in contract term. (100% County) (All Districts)

 

C.90   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Sheriff-Coroner, or designee, to execute a contract with Tamara Rhines in an amount not to exceed $77,000 to provide background investigation services, to include the administration of polygraph examinations, for the period January 1 through December 31, 2006. (Budgeted) (All Districts)

 

C.91   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the County Administrator , or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Kathy Armstrong to extend the term from September 30, 2005 to September 20, 2006 for continuing consulting services and technical assistance on the “Contra Costa Futures” initiative, with no increase in the payment limit. (All Districts)

 

C.92 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Chief Information officer of the Department of Information Technology, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Advanced Voice and Data to extend the term from December 31, 2005 to December 31, 2006 with no change in the payment limit, for continuing telecommunications services. (100% User Fees) (All Districts)

 

C.93   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Chief Information Officer of the Department of Information Technology, or designee, to implement modifications to the Human Resources, Payroll, and Employee Benefits Systems, in an amount not to exceed $153,800 for the period January 1 through June 30, 2006. (100% General Fund, Budgeted) (All Districts)

 

C.94   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Clerk-Recorder, or designee, to execute a contract with InfoGard Laboratories in an amount not to exceed $54,560 to conduct a security assessment of the Clerk-Recorder and related County computer systems, for the period December 1, 2005 through Janaury 31, 2007. (Recorder Modernization Funds) (All Districts)

 

C.95   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Building Inspection Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with William Stewart Heating & Air, Inc., to increase the payment limit by $100,000 to a new payment limit of $400,000 to provide services to additional clients under the State Weatherization Program, with no change in the term of April 1, 2004 through April 1, 2006. (Budgeted, 100 % State funds) (All Districts)

 

C.96    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Building Inspection Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Standards of Excellence, Inc., to increase the payment limit by $70,000 to a new payment limit of $170,000 to provide services to additional clients under the State Weatherization Program, with no change in the term of April 15, 2005 through April 15, 2007. (Budgeted, 100% State) (All Districts)

 

C.97   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Development Director, or designee, to execute a contract with CirclePoint, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $166,947 to prepare an environmental impact report for the Pantages Bays residential subdivision project in the Discovery Bay area, for the period December 7, 2005 through December 31, 2006. (Budgeted, Applicant fees) (District III)

 

C.98   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Development Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Sponamore Associates, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $46,900 to prepare an environmental document for the General Plan Amendment request regarding the Nove Property, located at the southeast corner of Richmond Parkway and Pittsburg Avenue, North Richmond area, for the period December 7, 2005 through March 31, 2006. (Budgeted, Applicant fees) (District I)

 

C.99   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Animal Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Jennifer Ambacher to increase the payment limit by $20,000 to a new payment limit of $45,000 and to extend the term from December 1, 2005 to July 31, 2006 to provide additional animal behavior consulting services. (Budgeted: 100% County, offset by licensing fees) (All Districts)

 

C.100 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Animal Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment to change the name of the veterinary services provider from Richard Bachman, DVM (dba Northtown Animal Hospital) to Richard Bachman, Shelter Medicine Support, with no change in the payment limit of $1,200,000 and no change in the term of January 1, 2004 through December 31, 2007. (No fiscal impact) (All Districts)

 

C.101 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Public Health Foundation Enterprises, Inc. (dba PHFE Management Solutions), effective November 1, 2005, to increase the payment limit by $460,680 to a new payment limit of $1,030,824 and to extend the term from March 31 to June 30, 2006 to provide additional hours of consultation and technical assistance with the Partnership for Public Health Program including services for the West County Health Collaborative, the Monument Community Partnership, and the Bay Point Community Partnership programs. (Budgeted; 70% Federal Bioterrorism Grant, 3% California Nutrition Grant, 27% County) (All Districts)

 

C.102 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with A Better Way, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $50,000 to provide Medi-Cal specialty mental health services for the period December 1, 2005 through June 30, 2007. (Budgeted; 49 % State , 51% Federal Medi-Cal) (All Districts)

 

C.103  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Kimberly Mayer in an amount not to exceed $100,620 to provide Mental Health Services Act (Proposition 63) coordination services, administrative and management analysis, consultation, oversight, planning and implementing internal and public planning processes, staff training and technical assistance for the period January 1 through December 31, 2006. (Budgeted, 100% Mental Health Realignment) (All Districts)

 

C.104  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with Family Stress Center, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $750,000 to continue to provide therapeutic behavioral services to children 0-21 years of age who participate in the Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment Program (EPSDT) for the period July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2006, including an automatic extension through December 31, 2006 in an amount not to exceed $375,000. (Budgeted, 50% Federal Medi-Cal, 47% State EPSDT, 3% Mental Health Realignment) (All Districts)

 

C.105 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with Adolescent Treatment Centers, Inc. in an amount not to exceed $360,072 to continue to provide day rehabilitation and mental health services to seriously emotionally disturbed dually-diagnosed adolescents at its Thunder Road Facility for the period July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2006, including an automatic extension through December 31, 2006 in an amount not to exceed $180,036. (Budgeted; 50% Federal Medi-Cal, 50% State Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment Program) (All Districts)

 

C.106 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Dawn Henson, MFT, in an amount not to exceed $50,000 to provide Medi-Cal specialty mental health services for the period December 1, 2005 through June 30, 2007. (Budgeted; 49 % State , 51% Federal Medi-Cal) (All Districts)

 

C.107  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Seneca Residential and Day Treatment Center, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $354,118 to continue to provide intensive residential day treatment services at the Oak Grove Community Treatment Facility for the period July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2006. (Budgeted, 50% Federal Medi-Cal, 50% State Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment Program) (All Districts) (Consider with C.102)

 

C.108 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with Mount Diablo Unified School District in an amount not to exceed $190,000 to continue to provide wraparound services to seriously emotionally disturbed 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 $95,000. (Budgeted; 50% Federal Medi-Cal, 47% State Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment Program, 3% Mental Health Realignment) (Districts II, III, IV and V)

 

C.109 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with Bay Area Community Resources, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $450,240 to continue to provide school-based mental health services to severely emotionally disturbed students 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 $225,120. (Budgeted; 50% Federal Medi-Cal, 45% State Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment Program, 5% Mental Health Realignment) (All Districts)

 

C.110 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Cutina Maddox, MFT, in an amount not to exceed $50,000 to provide Medi-Cal Specialty Mental Health Services for the period from December 1, 2005 through June 30, 2007. (Budgeted; 49 % State , 51% Federal Medi-Cal) (All Districts)

 

C.111 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Nancy J. Frank, effective November 15, 2005, to increase the payment limit by $39,900 to a new payment limit of $89,400 to provide additional hours of Mental Health Services Act planning and program development services, with no change in the term of May 1, 2005 through April 30, 2006. (Budgeted; 100% State Proposition 63) (All Districts)

 

C.112 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with Young Men’s Christian Association of the East Bay, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $300,897 to continue to provide on-school-site counseling services to emotionally and behaviorally disturbed students in selected junior high schools in the West Contra Costa Unified School District for the period July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2006, including an automatic extension through December 31, 2006 in an amount not to exceed $150,449. (Budgeted; 44% Federal Medi-Cal, 44% State Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment Program, 12% Mental Health Realignment) (Districts I and II)

 

C.113 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with West Contra Costa Youth Services Bureau, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $530,738 to continue to provide wraparound services to severely emotionally disturbed children for the period July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2006, including an automatic extension through December 31, 2006 in an amount not to exceed $265,369. (Budgeted; 50% Federal Medi-Cal, 49% State Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment Program, 1% Mental Health Realignment) (All Districts)

 

C.114 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with We Care Services for Children, Inc. (formerly We Care Society, Inc.), in an amount not to exceed $693,200 to continue to provide day treatment services to high risk, delayed or emotionally disturbed children for the period July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2006, including an automatic extension through December 31, 2006 in an amount not to exceed $346,600 . (Budgeted; 50% Federal Medi-Cal, 48% State Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment Program, 2% Mental Health Realignment) (All Districts)

 

C.115  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Family Stress Center, Inc., effective November 1, 2005, to increase the payment limit by $100,000 to a new payment limit of $150,000 to provide Medi-Cal mental health specialty services to additional clients, with no change in the original term of July 1, 2004 through June 30, 2006. (Budgeted; 49 % State , 51% Federal Medi-Cal) (All Districts)

 

C.116 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Staff Care, Inc., effective August 15, 2005, to increase the payment limit by $400,000 to a new payment limit of $1,675,000 to provide additional physician services in the Radiology and Psychiatric Units, with no change in the original term of January 1, 2003 through December 31, 2005. (Budgeted; Enterprise I: 12.3% County, 87.7% Patient/Third Party Revenues) (All Districts)

 

C.117 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Careerstaff Unlimited, Inc., effective November 1, 2005, to increase the payment limit by $25,000 to a new payment limit of $75,000 to provide additional physical and speech therapy services at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center, with no change in the original term of January 1 through December 31, 2005. (Budgeted; Enterprise I: 12.3% County, 87.7% Patient/Third Party Revenues) (All Districts)

 

C.118 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with J & C Nationwide, Inc., effective September 12, 2005, to increase the payment limit by $50,000 to a new total payment limit of $925,000 to provide additional hours of temporary physician services, with no change in the original term of January 1, 2004 through December 31, 2005. (Budgeted; Enterprise I: 12.3% County, 87.7% Patient/Third Party Revenues) (All Districts)

 

C.119 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Walid Massarweh, M.D., in an amount not to exceed $694,212 to continue to provide professional neurology services to patients at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center for the period January 1, 2006 through December 31, 2008. (Budgeted; Enterprise I: 12.3% County, 87.7% Patient/Third Party Revenues) (All Districts)

 

C.120 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Total HealthCare Management, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $250,000 to continue to provide claims processing and negotiations services for the Contra Costa Health Plan for the period December 1, 2005 through November 30, 2006. (Budgeted; commission-based contract) (All Districts)

 

C.121 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Deputy Director – Redevelopment to execute a contract with Contra Costa Centre Association in an amount not to exceed $220,000 to provide Transportation Demand Management Program services for the Pleasant Hill BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit) Station Area for the period July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2006. (Budgeted, 89% County Service Area assessment, 11% County)(District IV)

 

Leases

 

C.122 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the General Services Director, or designee, to execute a second amendment to the sublease with Seneca Residential and Day Treatment Center, Inc., commencing July 1, 2005, to reduce the rental obligation for the County-owned premises at 1034 Oak Grove Road, Concord, in exchange for reduced costs for mental health treatment services provided by the Center. (District IV ) ( Consider with C.107)

 

Other Actions

 

C.123 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.124 CONTINUE the emergency action originally taken by the Board of Supervisors on December 14, 1999 based on the increasing/epidemic number of AIDS (Acquired Immunodeficiency 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.125 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.126 TERMINATE the emergency action originally taken by the Board of Supervisors on August 9, 2005 regarding the storm drain repair in Drainage Area 29G, as recommended by the Chief Engineer, Flood Control and Water Conservation District, Antioch area.(Drainage Area 29G Fund) (District V)

 

C.127 ACCEPT report on the Contra Costa Transportation Authority Financing Plan for Measure J, as recommended by the Transportation, Water and Infrastructure Committee. (All Districts)

 

C.128 ADOPT the schedule of Board of Supervisors meetings for 2006, including the cancellation of those meetings at which it is anticipated that there will not be a quorum of Board members present, as well as noting the special events that have been scheduled, as recommended by the County Administrator. (All Districts)

 

C.129 AUTHORIZE the Assistant County Administrator- Director of Human Resources, or designee, to approve a one- time reimbursement payment in an amount not to exceed $3,000 to Christine Penkala for relocation assistance that will include the cost of moving as related to her appointment as Employee Benefits Manager. (Budgeted) (All Districts)

 

C.130 AUTHORIZE the Board of Supervisors to execute an amendment to the CSAC (California State Association of Counties) Excess Insurance Authority Joint Exercise of Powers Agreement to create a unified insurance pool for public entities in California , as recommended by the County Administrators Office. (All Districts)

 

C.131 ACCEPT the Treasurer’s Investment Report on County investments as of September 30, 2005, as recommended by the Treasurer-Tax Collector. (All Districts)

 

C.132 APPROVE the delegation of authority to the County Treasurer-Tax Collector for investing and re-investing County funds and the funds of other depositers to the County Treasury , or to sell or exchange securities so purchased, pursuant to State law, as recommended by the Treasurer-Tax Collector. (All Districts)

 

C.133 AUTHORIZE the Auditor-Controller to transfer funds from the Fish and Wildlife Propagation Fund in an amount not to exceed $3,600 to the Community Development Department to print brochures to inform County residents how to deal with wildlife in urban settings, as recommended by the Fish and Wildlife Committee. (All Districts)

 

C.134 AUTHORIZE the Deputy Director – Redevelopment to execute a contract with Union Bank subordinating the Community Development Block Grant loan and Deed of Development Rights related to the Contra Costa Crisis Center property located at 305 Lennon Lane in Walnut Creek , as recommended by the Community Development Director. (All Districts)

 

C.135 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Purchasing Agent, or designee, to purchase a 15-passenger van to be used by the Public Health AIDS (Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome) Program for HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Syndrome) testing, to be funded with HIV Prevention fund from the State Office of AIDS. (All Districts) (Consider with C.45)

 

C.136 APPROVE reallocation of $19,600 in fiscal year 2005/2006 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds to Opportunity West to support operation of the Assist In Management Program, and AUTHORIZE the Deputy Director – Redevelopment, or designee, to execute the CDBG Agreement as approved in the CDBG Action Plan by the Board of Supervisors, as recommended by the Family and Human Services Committee. (All Districts)

 

C.137 ACCEPT report from the Employment and Human Services Department, Children and Family Services Division, on the Child Welfare Redesign Project and current outcome measures, as recommended by the Family and Human Services Committee. (All Districts)

 

C.138 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute an Unpaid Student Training Agreement with Holy Names College to provide supervised clinical experience and field instruction for nursing students for the period November 1, 2005 through October 31, 2008. (No fiscal impact) (All Districts)

 

C.139  EXTEND the Byron Municipal Advisory Council charter by six months to June 30, 2006, as recommended by Supervisor Piepho. (District III)

 

C.140 EXTEND the Diablo Municipal Advisory Council charter by six months to June 30, 2006, as recommended by Supervisor Piepho. (District III)

 

C.141  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Auditor-Controller to distribute the 2004/05 State highway property rental revenue in the amount of $99,960 to the County Road Fund and to eligible cities pursuant to the provisions of §104.10 of the Streets and Highways Code, as recommended by the Auditor-Controller. (All Districts)

 

C.142  ACCEPT monthly update on the operations of the Community Services Department, as recommended by the County Administrator .

 

C.143  ACCEPT and DECLARE results of the Measure S, County Service Area R-7A election, which was consolidated with the Special Statewide Election held on November 8, 2005, as on file in the Contra Costa Elections Department, as recommended by the Clerk- Recorder. (District III)

 

Redevelopment Agency

 

C.144 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Redevelopment Director to execute a contract amendment with Contra Costa County to increase the payment limit by $20,000 to a new payment limit of $2,629,500 and to extend the term from July 31, 2005 to July 31, 2006 for continuing public works services for Phase III of the North Broadway Area infrastructure project in the Bay Point Redevelopment Project Area. (Redevelopment Funds) (District V) (Consider with C.63)

 

Correspondence

 

C.145  RECEIVE memorandum from the Human Relations Commission on the petition before the Governor of California to grant clemency to Stanley "Tookie" Williams, as recommended by the County Administrator . (All Districts)

 

 

GENERAL INFORMATION

 

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Comments on matters listed on the agenda or otherwise within the purview of the Board of Supervisors can be submitted to the office of the Clerk of the Board via mail: Board of Supervisors, 651 Pine Street Room 106, Martinez, CA 94553; by fax: 925-335-1913; or via the County’s web page: http://www.co.contra-costa.ca.us , by clicking “Submit Public Comment” (the last bullet point in the left column under the title “Board of Supervisors.”)  

 

Requests for reconsideration of a land use (planning) decision must be submitted in writing to the Clerk of the Board of Supervisors within 10 days of the Board's decision, and must identify the new information 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

12/19/05

10:30 a.m.

See above

Internal Operations Committee

12/19/05

9:00 am

See above

Transportation Water & Infrastructure

12/12/05

10:00 a.m.

See above

 

 

PERSONS WHO WISH TO ADDRESS THE BOARD MAY BE LIMITED TO THREE (3) MINUTES.

 

AGENDA DEADLINE: Thursday, 12 noon, 12 days before the Tuesday Board meetings.

 

 

Supplemental Calendar of Closed Session Items

 

For The Board of Supervisors of Contra Costa County

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

 

Tuesday, December 6, 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. Evison G. Mees, Jr. v. Contra Costa County , C.C.C. Superior Court No. C 05-00821

2. Kerry S. Kruse, etc. v. Contra Costa County , C.C.C. Superior Court No. WS 05-2277

3. Comcast Phone v. State Board of Equalization, et al. Alameda County Superior Court No. RG 04-151862

4. Joseph Hickey & Gary Weisbrod v. Contra Costa County , et al., Nos. C 0500901 ( Contra Costa County Superior Court) and C 05 4692 JL ( U.S. District Court)

5. People v. Dynegy Power Marketing, Inc., et al. Case No: San Francisco Superior Court Case No. 318 189

6. Alejandra Arias Alcala v. Contra Costa County , W.C.A.B. No. STK-0181219

7. Jamin Valntina Miller v. Contra Costa County , W.C.A.B. No. STK-185397

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

ACWA             Association of California Water Agencies

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

eBART            A proposed East County diesel train system

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

GPA                 General Plan Amendment

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

IOC                  Internal Operations Committee

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