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  October 12, 2020, 9:00 A.M.
1025 Escobar Street, Room TBA, Martinez**
**Meeting Remotely Until Further Notice**

To slow the spread of COVID-19, the Health Officer’s Shelter Order of April 29, 2020, prevents public gatherings (Health Officer Order). In lieu of a public gathering, the Transportation, Water & Infrastructure meeting will be available via  remote access per Governor’s Executive Order N29-20.
Supervisor Candace Andersen, Chair
Supervisor Karen Mitchoff, Vice Chair
Meeting Process Items may be taken out of order based on the business of the day and preference of the Committee.

Persons who wish to address the TWI Committee during public comment or with respect to an item that is on the agenda may submit public comments before or during the meeting by email, voicemail or online participation as described below:

1) Email to In the subject line, please include "TWIC" and enter the agenda item number and description.

2) Voicemail at (925) 674-7833. The caller should start the message by stating “TWIC public comments – not on the agenda” or “TWIC public comments – agenda item #”,  followed by the caller’s name and comments.

3) To participate in the meeting please click this link: 
Request to speak by using the "raise hand" function.
Meeting ID:
981 9990 2819

4) To participate directly in the meeting by phone call: (USA)
888-278-0254 Toll free
    or (USA)2
14-765-0478 US Toll

    Enter conference code:198675, request to speak by dialing#2
* Commenters will be limited to three (3) minutes each;
Comments submitted by email or voicemail will be included in the record of the meeting but will not be read or played along during the meeting.

Transportation, Water, and Infrastructure Committee Agenda


1.   Introductions
2.   Public comment on any item under the jurisdiction of the Committee and not on this agenda (speakers may be limited to three minutes).
3.   REVIEW record of meeting for August 10, 2020, Transportation, Water and Infrastructure Committee Meeting. This record was prepared pursuant to the Better Government Ordinance 95-6, Article 25-205 (d) of the Contra Costa County Ordinance Code. Any handouts or printed copies of testimony distributed at the meeting will be attached to this meeting record. (John Cunningham, Department of Conservation and Development).
August 2020 TWIC Minutes
4.   RECEIVE update from staff on the Carquinez Strait Scenic Loop Trail planning effort and provide DIRECTION as appropriate. (Colin Piethe, Department of Conservation and Development)
CSSLT Presentation to TWIC Oct. 2020
CSSLT Vision Plan
5.   RECEIVE the Report on PG&E Coordination with Cities and Contra Costa County for Street Light Maintenance and DIRECT county staff on actions to secure revisions to the Letter of Understanding (LOU) for the maintenance of PG&E streetlights in Contra Costa County and MONITOR its implementation by PG&E. (Rochelle Johnson, Department of Public Works)
Proposed PGE LOU 2018 FINAL.pdf
TWIC Letter
6.   CONSIDER report on Local, State, Regional, and Federal Transportation Related Legislative Issues and take ACTION as appropriate. (John Cunningham, Department of Conservation and Development)
Mark Watts - State Legislative Report
7.   RECEIVE Communication, News, Miscellaneous Items of Interest to the Committee and DIRECT staff as appropriate. (John Cunningham, Department of Conservation and Development)
Creek Fire - satellite
Mammoth Pool Reservoir - satellite
09-22-20 EMail LFrayseth, Sacto River
08-20-20 Email, update 1.
08-23-20 Email, updates 2, 3, 4.
8.    The next meeting is currently scheduled for November 9, 2020.
9.    Adjourn

The Transportation, Water & Infrastructure Committee (TWIC) will provide reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities planning to attend TWIC meetings. Contact the staff person listed below at least 72 hours before the meeting.
Any disclosable public records related to an open session item on a regular meeting agenda and distributed by the County to a majority of members of the TWIC less than 96 hours prior to that meeting are available for public inspection at the County Department of Conservation and Development, 30 Muir Road, Martinez during normal business hours.
Public comment may be submitted via electronic mail on agenda items at least one full work day prior to the published meeting time.

For Additional Information Contact:

John Cunningham, Committee Staff
Phone (925) 674-7833, Fax (925) 674-7250

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 meetings of its Board of Supervisors and Committees. Following is a list of commonly used abbreviations that may appear in presentations and written materials at meetings of the Transportation, Water and Infrastructure Committee:

AB Assembly Bill
ABAG Association of Bay Area Governments
ACA Assembly Constitutional Amendment
ADA Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990
ALUC Airport Land Use Commission
AOB Area of Benefit
BAAQMD Bay Area Air Quality Management District
BART Bay Area Rapid Transit District
BATA Bay Area Toll Authority
BCDC Bay Conservation & Development Commission
BDCP Bay-Delta Conservation Plan
BGO Better Government Ordinance (Contra Costa County)
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
CAO County Administrative Officer or Office
CCTA Contra Costa Transportation Authority
CCWD Contra Costa Water District
CDBG Community Development Block Grant
CEQA California Environmental Quality Act
CFS Cubic Feet per Second (of water)
CPI Consumer Price Index
CSA County Service Area
CSAC California State Association of Counties
CTC California Transportation Commission
DCC Delta Counties Coalition
DCD Contra Costa County Dept. of Conservation & Development
DPC Delta Protection Commission
DSC Delta Stewardship Council
DWR California Department of Water Resources
EBMUD East Bay Municipal Utility District
EIR Environmental Impact Report (a state requirement)
EIS Environmental Impact Statement (a federal requirement)
EPA Environmental Protection Agency
FAA Federal Aviation Administration
FEMA Federal Emergency Management Agency
FTE Full Time Equivalent
FY Fiscal Year
GHAD Geologic Hazard Abatement District
GIS Geographic Information System
HBRR Highway Bridge Replacement and Rehabilitation
HOT High-Occupancy/Toll
HOV High-Occupancy-Vehicle
HSD Contra Costa County Health Services Department
HUD United States Department of Housing and Urban
IPM Integrated Pest Management
ISO Industrial Safety Ordinance
JPA/JEPA Joint (Exercise of) Powers Authority or Agreement
Lamorinda Lafayette-Moraga-Orinda Area
LAFCo Local Agency Formation Commission
LCC League of California Cities
LTMS Long-Term Management Strategy
MAC Municipal Advisory Council
MAF Million Acre Feet (of water)
MBE Minority Business Enterprise
MOA Memorandum of Agreement
MOE Maintenance of Effort
MOU Memorandum of Understanding
MTC Metropolitan Transportation Commission
NACo National Association of Counties
NEPA National Environmental Protection Act
OES-EOC Office of Emergency Services-Emergency
Operations Center
PDA Priority Development Area
PWD Contra Costa County Public Works Department
RCRC Regional Council of Rural Counties
RDA Redevelopment Agency or Area
RFI Request For Information
RFP Request For Proposals
RFQ Request For Qualifications
SB Senate Bill
SBE Small Business Enterprise
SR2S Safe Routes to Schools
STIP State Transportation Improvement Program
SWAT Southwest Area Transportation Committee
TRANSPAC Transportation Partnership & Cooperation (Central)
TRANSPLAN Transportation Planning Committee (East County)
TWIC Transportation, Water and Infrastructure Committee
USACE United States Army Corps of Engineers
WBE Women-Owned Business Enterprise
WCCTAC West Contra Costa Transportation Advisory
WETA Water Emergency Transportation Authority
WRDA Water Resources Development Act

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