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As permitted by Government Code section 54953 (e), and in accordance with the County Public Health Officer’s recommendations for virtual meetings and social distancing, Board members may participate in the meeting remotely.  The Board meeting will be accessible in-person, via television, and via live-streaming to all members of the public.  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

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. Access via Zoom is also available using the following link: 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 or call 925-655-2000.

Meetings of the Board are closed-captioned in real time. Public comment generally will be limited to two minutes. Your patience is appreciated. A Spanish language interpreter is available to assist Spanish-speaking commenters.
A lunch break or closed session may be called at the discretion of the Board Chair.
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September 13, 2022
1:00 P.M.  Convene and call to order.

CONSIDER CONSENT ITEMS   (Items listed as C.1 through C.6 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.
D.1   CONSIDER accepting a report from the Fire Chief providing a status summary for ongoing Fire District activities, initiatives and the potential fire protection services agreement with the City of Pinole. (Lewis Broschard, Fire Chief)
Fire Chief's September Report
D.2   CONSIDER accepting a report from the Deputy Fire Chief providing a status summary for Contra Costa County Fire Protection District fire station construction projects. (No fiscal impact) (Aaron J. McAlister, Deputy Fire Chief)
Construction Projects Update - September 2022
D.3   RATIFY the Deputy Fire Chief's execution of a Grant Agreement with the Department of Forestry and Fire Protection for the CAL FIRE California Climate Investments Fire Prevention Grants Program in the amount of $3,000,780 for creation of a shaded fuel break, for the period July 26, 2022 to March 15, 2026. (No district match) 
Resolution 2022/2
         D. 4   CONSIDER Consent Items previously removed.
         D. 5   PUBLIC COMMENT (2 Minutes/Speaker)
C.1   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Purchasing Agent to execute a purchase order with Municipal Emergency Services, in an amount not to exceed $330,000, for the purchase of firefighter personal protective equipment. (100% CCCFPD General Operating Fund)
C.2   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Fire Chief, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Vision33 Inc., to increase the payment limit by $33,000 to a new payment limit of $640,000, to provide for implementation, hosting, and support of the Calytera Amanda fire inspection software system, with no change in the term March 11, 2020, through March 10, 2023. (100% CCCFPD General Operating Fund)
C.3   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 $175,000 to a new payment limit of $275,000, to provide reimbursement of regional hazardous materials response training costs, with no change to the term October 1, 2021 through June 30, 2024. (100% State)
C.4   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Fire Chief, or designee, to execute an agreement with the County of Contra Costa regarding stormwater facility operation and maintenance, and right of entry at Fire Station No. 86 located at 10 Goble Drive, Bay Point, California. (No fiscal impact)
C.5   APPROVE a revenue ground lease with Brownstone Growers, LLC, for use of an approximately one-acre parcel located at Live Oak Avenue and Neroly Road in Oakley, designated as APN number 041-021-014, for five years at an annual rate of $1,200; and AUTHORIZE the Fire Chief, or designee, to execute the lease agreement including any amendments thereof. (100% CCCFPD General Operating fund)
C.6   AUTHORIZE the Chair of the Board of Directors, or the Fire Chief or designee, to execute grant deeds formalizing Contra Costa County Fire Protection District's ownership of eight properties formerly owned by the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District. (No fiscal impact)

The Board meets in its capacity as the Board of Directors of the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District pursuant to Ordinance Code Section 24-2.402. Persons who wish to address the Board of Directors should complete the form provided for that purpose and furnish a copy of any written statement to the Clerk.

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 Directors less than 72 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 of Directors 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 Commission 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 Directors can be submitted to the office of the Clerk of the Board via mail: Contra Costa County Fire Protection District Board of Directors, 1025 Escobar Street first floor, Martinez, CA 94553; by fax: 925-655-2006
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The Contra Costa County Fire Protection District Advisory Fire Commission is scheduled to meet next on Monday, October 10, 2022 at 7:00 p.m. at their Administrative Office, 4005 Port Chicago Highway, Suite 250, Concord, CA 94520. THIS MEETING IS AVAILABLE VIA ZOOM. PLEASE VISIT THE CONTRA COSTA COUNTY FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT WEBSITE FOR MEETING INFORMATION.

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Glossary of Acronyms, Abbreviations, and other Terms (in alphabetical order):

The Contra Costa County Fire Protection District has a policy of making limited use of acronyms, abbreviations, and industry-specific language in its Board of Supervisors meetings and written materials. Following is a list of commonly used language that may appear in oral presentations and written materials associated with Board meetings:

AB Assembly Bill
ABAG Association of Bay Area Governments
ACA Assembly Constitutional Amendment
ADA Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990
AFSCME American Federation of State County and Municipal Employees
ARRA  American Recovery & Reinvestment Act of 2009
BAAQMD Bay Area Air Quality Management District
BART Bay Area Rapid Transit District
BayRICS Bay Area Regional Interoperable Communications System
BGO Better Government Ordinance
BOC Board of Commissioners
CALTRANS California Department of Transportation
CAER Community Awareness Emergency Response
CAL-EMA California Emergency Management Agency
CAO County Administrative Officer or Office
CCE Community Choice Energy
CBC California Building Code
CCCPFD (ConFire) Contra Costa County Fire Protection District
CCHP Contra Costa Health Plan
CCTA Contra Costa Transportation Authority
CCRMC Contra Costa Regional Medical Center
CCWD Contra Costa Water District
CFC California Fire Code
CFDA Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance
CEQA California Environmental Quality Act
CIO Chief Information Officer
COLA Cost of living adjustment
ConFire (CCCFPD) Contra Costa County Fire Protection District
CPA Certified Public Accountant
CPF – California Professional Firefighters
CPI Consumer Price Index
CSA County Service Area
CSAC California State Association of Counties
CTC California Transportation Commission
dba doing business as
EBMUD East Bay Municipal Utility District
ECCFPD East Contra Costa Fire Protection District
EIR Environmental Impact Report
EIS Environmental Impact Statement
EMCC Emergency Medical Care Committee
EMS Emergency Medical Services
et al. et alii (and others)
FAA Federal Aviation Administration
FEMA Federal Emergency Management Agency
FTE Full Time Equivalent
FY Fiscal Year
GIS Geographic Information System
HCD (State Dept of) Housing & Community Development
HHS (State Dept of ) Health and Human Services
HOV High Occupancy Vehicle
HR Human Resources
HUD United States Department of Housing and Urban Development
IAFF International Association of Firefighters
ICC International Code Council
IFC International Fire Code
Inc. Incorporated
IOC Internal Operations Committee
ISO Industrial Safety Ordinance
JPA Joint (exercise of) Powers Authority or Agreement
Lamorinda Lafayette-Moraga-Orinda Area
LAFCo Local Agency Formation Commission
LLC Limited Liability Company
LLP Limited Liability Partnership
Local 1 Public Employees Union Local 1
Local 1230 Contra Costa County Professional Firefighters Local 1230
MAC Municipal Advisory Council
MBE Minority Business Enterprise
MIS Management Information System
MOE Maintenance of Effort
MOU Memorandum of Understanding
MTC Metropolitan Transportation Commission
NACo National Association of Counties
NEPA National Environmental Policy Act
NFPA National Fire Protection Association
OES-EOC Office of Emergency Services-Emergency Operations Center
OPEB Other Post Employment Benefits
OSHA Occupational Safety and Health Administration
PACE Property Assessed Clean Energy
PARS Public Agencies Retirement Services
PEPRA Public Employees Pension Reform Act
RFI Request For Information
RFP Request For Proposal
RFQ Request For Qualifications
SB Senate Bill
SBE Small Business Enterprise
SEIU Service Employees International Union
SUASI  Super Urban Area Security Initiative
SWAT Southwest Area Transportation Committee
TRANSPAC Transportation Partnership & Cooperation (Central)
TRANSPLAN Transportation Planning Committee (East County)
TRE or TTE Trustee
TWIC Transportation, Water and Infrastructure Committee
UASI  Urban Area Security Initiative
UCOA United Chief Officers Association
vs. versus (against)
WAN Wide Area Network
WBE Women Business Enterprise
WCCTAC West Contra Costa Transportation Advisory Committee


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