PLEASE NOTE THERE WILL BE NO MEETING OF THE
BOARD OF SUPERVISORS ON MAY 8, 2007

The meeting was called to order at 9:02 a.m.

Tuesday, April 24, 2007

 

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

ROLL CALL – Present: Supervisors Church, Hill, Gordon, Jacobs Gibson and Tissier.

Absent: None.

 

1.

8:15 a.m.

CLOSED SESSION

A)

Conference with Legal Counsel – Existing Litigation

   
 

Antonacci v. County of San Mateo

 

WCAB No. SFO 464756, SFO 0464758

   
 

Half Moon Bay Foundation v. Peninsula Humane Society, et al.

 

San Mateo County Superior Court Case No. CIV 460556

   
 

Masaganda v. County of San Mateo

 

San Mateo County Superior Court Case No. CIV 458797

   

B)

Conference with Legal Counsel – Anticipated Litigation

 

Significant exposure to litigation pursuant to subdivision (b) of Government Code Section 54956.9 (Two cases)

   
 

No report.

 

2.

9:00 a.m.

REGULAR AGENDA (SEE PAGE 3)
CONSENT AGENDA
(SEE PAGE 4)
GOVERNING BOARD
(SEE PAGE 7)

 

All items on the consent agenda are approved by one roll call motion unless a request is made at the beginning of the meeting that an item be withdrawn or transferred to the regular agenda. Any item on the regular agenda may be transferred to the consent agenda.

   
 

Hill/Gordon

 

3.

ORAL COMMUNICATIONS

   
 

Speakers recognized by the President:

 

Lt. John Quinlan, San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office

MATTERS SET FOR SPECIFIED TIME

 

4.

9:15 a.m.

A)

Presentation on subsidized child care in San Mateo County (Child Care Coordinating Council)

       
   

B)

Presentation of a proclamation (2620) designating April 23 through April 29, 2007 as the Week of the Young Child (Supervisor Mark Church)

       
     

Speakers recognized by the President:

     

Peggy Tucker

     

Jan Stokley

     

Jaime Olmos

     

James Lutz

       
     

Church/Tissier

     

5.

9:30 a.m.

Presentation of a proclamation (2621) designating April 22 through April 28, 2007 as Victims’ Rights Week (Jointly with Supervisor Rose Jacobs Gibson and the District Attorney)

     
   

Speakers recognized by the President:

   

Grace Nelson, District Attorney’s Office

     
   

Jacobs Gibson/Church

     

6.

9:45 a.m.

Who We Are and What We Do: Parks and Recreation (Supervisor Rose Jacobs Gibson)

     
   

Speakers recognized by the President:

   

David Holland, Director, Department of Parks

     

7.

10:00 a.m.

Presentation of a Clean Air Award to the Board of Supervisors for its role in tobacco prevention (Tobacco Education Coalition)

     

8.

10:15 a.m.

A)

Resolution (068662) approving the establishment of a Green Business Pilot Program in San Mateo County

       
   

B)

Resolution (068663) authorizing a transfer in the amount of $30,000 from Non-Departmental Reserves to Miscellaneous Other Contributions for start up costs (Jointly with Supervisor Mark Church and Public Works)

       
     

Church/Tissier

       

9.

10:30 a.m.

A)

Presentation of a proclamation (2622) designating April 22 through April 28, 2007 as National County Government Week (Supervisor Rose Jacobs Gibson)

       
     

Jacobs Gibson/Gordon

       
   

B)

Presentation of commendations to the Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program poster contest winners

REGULAR AGENDA

COUNTY COUNSEL

10.

Resolution (068664) waiving the Request for Proposal process and authorizing the Director of the Health Department to execute:

   
 

A)

An amendment to the agreement with the twenty cities of the County for the provision of animal control services, extending the term through June 30, 2011

     
 

B)

An amendment to the agreement with the Peninsula Humane Society to provide animal control services to the County and the twenty cities, extending the term and the Peninsula Human Society land lease through June 30, 2011

     
   

This item was transferred to the Consent Agenda.

COUNTY MANAGER

11.

Resolution (068665) implementing Government Code 31658 Additional Retirement Credit

   
 

This item was transferred to the Consent Agenda.

   

12.

County Manager’s report:

   
 

A)

Resolution (068666) in support of SB 744 (Runner), Food Facilities

     
 

B)

Resolution (068667) of support in concept for the California State Sheriffs Association Prison/Jail Construction and Reform Proposal

     
 

C)

Resolution (068668) in support of S. 100 (Boxer), Health Students Act of 2007

     
 

D)

Resolution (068669) in support of H.R. 1424 (Kennedy), Mental Health and Addiction Equity Act of 2007

     
   

This item was transferred to the Consent Agenda.

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

13.

Board members’ committee reports

CONSENT AGENDA

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

14.

Recommendation for the reappointment of Bern Smith to the Parks and Recreation Commission representing the Third District, term expiring December 31, 2010 (Supervisor Rich Gordon)

   

15.

Resolution (2623) honoring Dr. George Torney upon his retirement as Executive Director of Pyramid Alternatives (Supervisor Mark Church)

   

16.

Proclamation (2624) designating April 9 through April 14, 2007 as National Architecture Week (Supervisor Rose Jacobs Gibson)

   

17.

Proclamation (2625) designating April 23 through April 29, 2007 as West Nile Virus and Mosquito and Vector Control Awareness Week (Supervisor Mark Church)

   

18.

Ratification of a resolution (2626) honoring Ashley Gray as the San Mateo County 2007 Teacher of the Year (Supervisor Mark Church)

   

19.

Ratification of a resolution (2627) honoring Steve Hawthorne upon his retirement from the Daly City Fire Department (Supervisor Adrienne Tissier)

   

20.

Ratification of a resolution (2628) honoring Eugene L. Herrera upon the celebration of his 100th birthday (Supervisor Adrienne Tissier)

   

21.

Ratification of a resolution (2629) honoring John Powell upon his retirement from the Daly City Fire Department (Supervisor Adrienne Tissier)

   

22.

Ratification of a resolution (2630) honoring Jim Vickery upon his retirement from the Daly City Fire Department (Supervisor Adrienne Tissier)

   

23.

Ratification of a proclamation (2631) designating April 2 through April 8, 2007 as Public Health Week (Supervisor Rose Jacobs Gibson)

COUNTY COUNSEL

24.

Grant the claim for refund by Episcopal Church of the Epiphany for property located at 269 Fir Street, San Carlos for tax year 2002-03, in the amount of $2,219.58 plus interest

COUNTY MANAGER

25.

Resolution (068670) authorizing a transfer in the amount of $25,000 from Non-Departmental Reserves to Services and Supplies to fund community workshops and related activities in North Fair Oaks (4/5ths vote required)

HEALTH

26.

Resolution (068671) authorizing:

   
 

A)

An agreement with the State Department of Health Services for the AIDS Medi-Cal Waiver Program for the term of January 1, 2007 through December 31, 2009

     
 

B)

The Director of the Health Department of her designee to execute subsequent amendments and minor modifications, in an amount not to exceed $25,000

   

27.

Resolution (068672) authorizing:

   
 

A)

Submission of the 2007-08 Update of the 2005-09 Strategic Plan for Services for Older Adults and Adults with Disabilities

     
 

B)

Execution of the transmittal letter as required by the California Department of Aging

HUMAN RESOURCES

28.

Report recommending denial of the following claims:

   
 

Claims (Non-Culpable)

   
 

Leanna Dang

Michael John Rodrigues (2)

 

Quentin Jones

Tracy and Michael Toschi

     
 

Application for leave to present a late claim (No statutory basis for excuse)

   
 

Dylan Monroe, Jennifer Pacella, Dave Monroe, William Johnson and Sandra Johnson

     

29.

Adoption of an ordinance (04371) amending the salary ordinance and accepting the report on the total number of positions in the County, previously introduced and waiver of reading the ordinance in its entirety

HUMAN SERVICES

30.

Resolution (068673) accepting a three year grant from the Metropolitan Transportation Commission to implement the Transportation Assistance Program for Low Income Residents of San Mateo County, in the amount of $250,000

INFORMATION SERVICES

31.

Resolution (067674) authorizing:

   
 

A)

An agreement with Providea, Inc. to provide a countywide video conferencing solution for the purchase of hardware, software, maintenance and support of the infrastructure for the term of April 24, 2007 through April 23, 2010, in an amount not to exceed $213,864

     
 

B)

The execution of a Master Purchase Agreement for countywide purchases of video conferencing equipment to be used for departmental conference and training rooms

     
 

C)

The Chief Information Officer to execute subsequent amendments and minor modifications, in an amount not to exceed $25,000

     
     

PARKS

32.

Resolution (068675):

   
 

A)

Approving the submittal and acceptance of a claim to and from the Metropolitan Transportation Commission, TDA Article 3 for the Crystal Springs Regional Trail South of Highway 92 Planning Project, in the amount of $105,000

     
 

B)

Authorizing the Director of the Department of Parks or his designee to execute in the name of the County of San Mateo all necessary applications, agreements, amendments and payment requests for the purpose of implementing the claim

   

33.

Resolution (068676):

   
 

A)

Approving the filing of an application for and acceptance of a California Coastal Conservancy Grant for the Fitzgerald Marine Reserve Coastal Trail and Visitor Access to the Moss Beach Project, in the amount of $90,000

     
 

B)

Authorizing the Director of the Department of Parks or his designee to execute in the name of the County of San Mateo, all necessary applications, contracts, agreements, amendments, payment requests and any other documents for the purposes specified in the grant application

PUBLIC WORKS

34.

Resolution (067677):

   
 

A)

Adopting plans and specifications dated May 20, 2007, determining prevailing wage scales, determining the low bidder and awarding a contract to M. Bumgarner, Inc. for the installation of a metal beam guardrail barrier on Westborough Boulevard from the west end of an existing metal barrier near West Orange Avenue, westerly towards a landscaped island near Junipero Serra Boulevard, in the amount of $187,850

     
 

B)

Waiving the requirement of compliance with the County’s contractor employee jury service ordinance

   

35.

Resolution (068678) authorizing a transfer in the amount of $53,440 from Capital Projects to Fixed Assets to finance the construction of a security lot and storage area on the Half Moon Bay Airport property for the exclusive use of the Sheriff’s Office (4/5ths vote required)

   

36.

A)

Resolution (068679) adopting plans and specifications, determining prevailing wage scales and calling for sealed proposals for the construction of T-hangar aircraft storage buildings, T-shade canopies, water main improvements, taxiway reconstruction, drainage improvements, power service upgrades and other related improvements at the San Carlos Airport (Airport) (Tuesday, May 29, 2007 at 2:30 p.m.)

     
 

B)

Resolution (068680) authorizing the Director of Public Works to submit a loan application to the California Department of Transportation to help finance the construction of new T-hangar buildings, T-shade canopies and other related improvements at the Airport

SAMCERA

37.

Resolution (068681) approving the amendment to the Board of Retirement Regulation 4.1 of Article IV regarding commencement of membership

SHERIFF

38.

Resolution (068682) authorizing the Controller to continue payments on the existing agreement with Johnson Controls, Inc. for the term of April 1, 2007 through June 30, 2007

GOVERNING BOARD

REGULAR AGENDA

39.

(068683) Acting as the Governing Board of the San Mateo County Flood Control District, consideration of termination of membership in the San Francisquito Creek Joint Powers Authority

   
 

Speakers recognized by the President:

 

Lynne Galal, Corps of Engineers

 

Ruben Abrica, 1010 Myrtle Street, East Palo Alto 94303

 

Dena Mossar, 1024 Emgerson Street, Palo Alto 94301

 

Cynthia D’Agosta, 3403 Calico Avenue, San Jose 95124

 

Supervisor Jerry Hill, Board of Supervisors

 

John L. Maltbie, County Manager

 

Supervisor Adrienne Tissier, Board of Supervisors

 

Supervisor Mark Church, Board of Supervisors

 

Supervisor Rich Gordon, Board of Supervisors

 

Michael Murphy, Assistant County Counsel

 

Kelly Fergusson, Mayor, Menlo Park

   
 

The amount $75,520 was increased to $98,000. It is also determined and ordered that the Board reserves the right to reconsider its decision to withdraw from the JPA based on any JPA decision that may be made with regard to the FY 2007-08 contributions.

   
 

Gordon/Church

   
   
   
   
 

The meeting adjourned at 10:53 a.m. in memory of Patricia Green, to reconvene on Tuesday, May 1, 2007 at 8:15 a.m. in Closed Session - Litigation and Personnel Matters, and thereafter for the regularly scheduled Board meeting.