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CALENDAR FOR THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS
CONTRA COSTA COUNTY FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT
BOARD CHAMBERS, ADMINISTRATION BUILDING, 1025 ESCOBAR STREET
MARTINEZ, CALIFORNIA 94553-1229

JOHN GIOIA, CHAIR
FEDERAL D. GLOVER, VICE CHAIR

CANDACE ANDERSEN
DIANE BURGIS
KEN CARLSON



MONICA NINO, CLERK OF THE BOARD AND COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR, (925) 655-2075
LEWIS BROSCHARD, FIRE CHIEF

 


The public may attend the Board meeting in person and remotely via call-in or Zoom.  Board meetings are televised live on Comcast Cable 27, ATT/U-Verse Channel 99, and WAVE Channel 32, and can be seen live online at www.contracosta.ca.gov.  Meetings of the Board are closed-captioned in real time.

Persons who wish to address the Board during public comment or with respect to an item on the agenda may comment in person or may call in during the meeting by dialing 888-278-0254 followed by the access code 843298#. A caller should indicate they wish to speak on an agenda item by pushing "#2" on their phone. Persons who wish to address the Board in person should complete the form provided for that purpose.  Access via Zoom is also available using the following link: https://cccounty-us.zoom.us/j/87344719204. Those participating via Zoom should indicate they wish to speak on an agenda item by using the “raise your hand” feature in the Zoom app. To provide contact information, please contact Clerk of the Board at clerkoftheboard@cob.cccounty.us or call 925-655-2000.  A Spanish language interpreter is available to assist Spanish-speaking callers.

Public comments generally will be limited to two minutes per speaker. Your patience is appreciated.
 
A lunch break or closed session may be called at the discretion of the Board Chair. Staff reports related to open session items on the agenda are also accessible online at www.contracosta.ca.gov.

SPECIAL MEETING AGENDA
March 21, 2023
 
             
1:00 P.M.  Convene and call to order.

 
 
CONSIDER CONSENT ITEMS  (Items listed as C.1 through C.3 on the following agenda) – Items are subject to removal from Consent Calendar by request of any Director or on request for discussion by a member of the public.  Items removed from the Consent Calendar will be considered with the Discussion Items.
 
DISCUSSION ITEMS
 
D.1   ACCEPT a report on Ambulance Patient Offload Times (APOT) at hospitals within Contra Costa County. (Lewis T. Broschard III, Fire Chief)
 
Attachments
Board APOT Presentation 3-21-23
 
D.2   ACCEPT a report on CAL FIRE Hazard Severity Zone Maps; and PROVIDE direction to staff regarding a response to CAL FIRE within the public comment period. (Aaron J. McAlister, Deputy Fire Chief)
 
Attachments
Fire Hazard Maps- Proposed
FHSZ FAQ's
Board FHSZ Presentation 3-21-23
 
D.3   CONSIDER accepting a report from the Fire Chief providing a status summary for ongoing Fire District activities and initiatives. (No fiscal impact) (Lewis T. Broschard III, Fire Chief) 
 
Attachments
Fire Chief's Report
 
D.4   CONSIDER accepting a report from the Deputy Fire Chief providing a status summary for Contra Costa County Fire Protection District fire station construction projects. (Aaron J. McAlister, Deputy Fire Chief)
 
Attachments
Construction Project Update - March 2023
 
D.5   HEARING to consider adopting Ordinance No. 2023-08, authorizing the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District to increase its emergency ambulance service fees within Emergency Response Areas 1, 2, and 5 in Contra Costa County. (Lewis T. Broschard III, Fire Chief)
 
Attachments
Ordinance 2023-08
 
        D. 6   CONSIDER Consent Items previously removed.
 
        D. 7  PUBLIC COMMENT (2 Minutes/Speaker)
 
CONSENT ITEMS
 
C.1   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Fire Chief, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with the California Governor's Office of Emergency Services to increase the payment limit by $40,000 to a new payment limit of $315,000, with no change to the term October 1, 2021 through June 30, 2024, to provide reimbursement of regional hazardous materials response training costs. (100% State) 
 
C.2   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Fire Chief, or designee, to execute a license agreement with the U.S. Department of the Navy to use a portion of the former Concord Naval Weapon Station for public safety training purposes during the period April 18, 2023 to May 31, 2024. (No fiscal impact) 
 
C.3   ADOPT Resolution No. 2023/1 regarding salary increases for specified unrepresented classifications in the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District.  (David Sanford, Chief of Labor Relations)
 
Attachments
Resolution 2023/1
 
 
GENERAL INFORMATION

The Board meets in all its capacities pursuant to Ordinance Code Section 24-2.402.

Any disclosable public records related to an open session item on a regular meeting agenda and distributed by the Clerk of the Board to a majority of the members of the Board of Supervisors less than 96 hours prior to that meeting are available for public inspection at 1025 Escobar Street, First Floor, Martinez, CA 94553, during normal business hours.

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 before the Board votes on the motion to adopt. Each member of the public will be allowed two minutes to comment on the entire consent agenda.

Persons who wish to speak on matters set for PUBLIC HEARINGS will be heard when the Chair calls for public testimony. Each speaker during public testimony will be limited to two minutes.  After public testimony, 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, 1025 Escobar Street, First Floor, Martinez, CA 94553 or to clerkoftheboard@cob.cccounty.us.
 
Time limits for public speakers may be adjusted at the discretion of the Chair.

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) 655-2000.
 
Anyone desiring to submit an inspirational thought nomination for inclusion on the Board Agenda may contact the Office of the County Administrator or Office of the Clerk of the Board, 1025 Escobar Street, Martinez, California.

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DISCLOSURE OF CAMPAIGN CONTRIBUTIONS
 
Pursuant to Government Code section 84308, members of the Board of Supervisors are disqualified and not able to participate in any agenda item involving contracts (other than competitively bid, labor, or personal employment contracts), franchises, discretionary land use permits and other entitlements if the Board member received, since January 1, 2023, more than $250 in campaign contributions from the applicant or contractor, an agent of the applicant or contractor, or any financially interested participant who actively supports or opposes the County’s decision on the agenda item. Members of the Board of Supervisors who have received, and applicants, contractors or their agents who have made, campaign contributions totaling more than $250 to a Board member since January 1, 2023, are required to disclose that fact for the official record of the subject proceeding. Disclosures must include the amount of the campaign contribution and identify the recipient Board member, and may be made either in writing to the Clerk of the Board of Supervisors before the subject hearing or by verbal disclosure at the time of the hearing.
 
 
 
ADVISORY COMMISSION

The Contra Costa County Fire Protection District Advisory Commission is scheduled to meet next on April 10, 2023 at 7:00 p.m. at the District Administration Building, 2010 Geary Road, Pleasant Hill, Ca 94523.
 

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


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