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Supervisors J. Gioia, G. B. Uilkema, D. Gerber, M. DeSaulnier, and J.
Clerk of the Board, Phil Batchelor (925 335-1900)
A G E N D A
MAY 9, 2000
9:00 A.M. Convene and announce adjournment to Closed Session, Room
There were no
Closed Session announcements.
9:30 A.M. Call to order and opening ceremonies.
CONSIDER CONSENT ITEMS (Page 3) - Items removed from this
section will be considered with the Short Discussion Items.
HOUSING AUTHORITY CONSENT ITEMS:
Approved as listed except as noted
SD.2 CONSIDER approving and authorizing the Deputy Director-Redevelopment to
execute a Loan Guarantee with the Contra Costa County Housing Authority for an
affordable housing project for homeowners in North Richmond. (No General Funds)
(Jim Kennedy, Deputy Director-Redevelopment)
SD.3 HEARING to consider formation of Stormwater Utility Area No. 18 and the
adoption of Stormwater Utility Assessment for Fiscal Year 2000-2001, Oakley
area. (Linda Bulkeley, Public Works Department)
CLOSED the public hearing; and
ADOPTED Resolution No. 2000/200 establishing Stormwater Utility Area 18 and
imposing the annual assessment, Oakley area.
SD.4 HEARING to consider restating itemized professional and services rates
for various programs and services in the Health Services Department. (Lewis
Pascalli and Ken Stuart, Health Services Department)
CLOSED the public hearing: and
ADOPTED Resolution No. 2000/221 Restating itemized professional and
service rates for Contra Costa County Health Services, as
SD.5 HEARING on the appeal of Rutha Flanagan (Owner) from the decision of the
County Abatement Officer declaring a substandard building and junkyard
conditions in violation of Sections 712 - 2.004 and 88 - 4.208 of the Contra
Costa County Ordinance Code, and declaring said violations a public nuisance on
property located at 1653 3rd Street, Richmond. (Barry Pierce, Building
CLOSED the public hearing; DENIED the
appeal of Rutha L. Flanagan (Owner), from the decision of the County Abatement
Officer declaring a substandard building and junkyard conditions at 1653 3rd
Street, Richmond; AFFIRMED the determinations of the County Abatement Officer;
DIRECTED the County Abatement Officer to proceed and perform the work of the
abatement (C.C.C. Ordinance 14.6410) with an extension of 60 days to allow for
the permitting process.
SD.6 CONSIDER approving recommendations of the Contra Costa Transit Authority
(CCTA) pertaining to "Options for Growth Management Program" and authorizing the
Chair, Board of Supervisors, to transmit the recommendations to the CCTA.
(Continued from April 18, 2000) (Daniel Pulon, Community Development Department)
APPROVED transmitting staff's
recommendations, as amended, to the Contra Costa Transportation Authority (CCTA)
in response to their discussion paper, Options for the Growth Management
Program, published by the CCTA. (AYES: I, II, IV and III; NOES: V; ABSENT: NONE;
SD.8 CONSIDER approving changes in the solid waste collection service and
rates in the unincorporated County areas served by Pleasant Hill Bayshore
Disposal, as recommended by the Transportation, Water and Infrastructure
Committee. (Continued from May 2, 2000)
DIRECTED that the Community
Development Department staff work with Pleasant Hill Bayshore Disposal regarding
a greenwaste add-on program and a paper recycling program for solid waste
collection service, and present that information to the Board of
D.1 PUBLIC COMMENT. (3 Minutes/Speaker)
The following person appeared to
speak during Public Comment:
Laurie Comstock, 4475 Crestwood
Circle, Concord, regarding using tobacco settlement funds for youth smoking
D.2 CONSIDER a report from the Mental Health Commission regarding AB 1800
introduced by Helen MacLeod Thomson which provides for an update of the
Lanterman Petris Short Act related to services for the mentally ill; and
CONSIDER adopting a resolution taking a position on the proposed legislation.
(Supervisor Canciamilla and Herb Putnam, Chair, Mental Health Commission)
CONSIDERED the report and resolution
from the Mental Health Commission regarding AB 1800 introduced by Assemblywoman
Helen MacLeod Thomson updating the Lanterman Petris Short Act related to
services for the mentally ill; and REFERRED this matter back to the Mental
Health Commission for clarification of their position; requested specificity
with regard to amendments, and for comments related to anticipated action on
this issue from Senator Burton's Office.
CLOSED the public hearing on the
request by Merlot Nursery for the North Gate Specific Plan Amendment (SP
#96-007); ADOPTED the Mitigated Negative Declaration of Environmental
Significance for this project as adequate and in compliance with CEQA; ACCEPTED
Resolution No. 00-8 approved by the Walnut Creek City Council; ACCEPTED
Resolution No. 19-1998 approved by the County Planning Commission; ACCEPTED the
November 10, 1998 County Planning Commission action to grant a land use permit
(LP #96-2089) to legalize the nursery with the conditions of approval contingent
upon the Supervisors' approval of the North Gate Specific Plan and the granting
of the fence variance; ACCEPTED the modification for condition of approval #11;
ADOPTED Resolution No. 2000/224 approving the First Amendment to the North Gate
Specific Plan (SP #96-007) to allow small scale commercial nurseries as a
conditionally permitted land use; DENIED the applicant's request to amend
standards for fencing related to type and height; and DIRECTED the Community
Development Department to post the Notice of Determination with the County
CONTINUED to June 13, 2000, at 11:00
a.m., the hearing on the appeal from an administrative decision regarding
Subdivision 7693, Wingset Place, Alamo, by David and Krista Ciapponi and John
and Maureen Yandell.
(Items are subject to removal from Consent Calendar by request of any
Supervisor or on request for discussion by a member of the public).
Consent Items of Board Members
C.1 ADOPT resolution recognizing the Law Enforcement Torch Run for the
Special Olympics on June 7, 2000, as recommended by Supervisor Uilkema.
C.2 ADOPT resolution honoring Cherie Grant as the Moraga Citizen of the Year
2000, as recommended by Supervisor Uilkema.
C.3 ACCEPT the resignation of Rachel Raimi from the District I Consumer Seat
on the Mental Health Commission and APPOINT Aniece Jackson to the District I
Consumer Seat on the Mental Health Commission, as recommended by Supervisor
C.4 ADOPT resolution proclaiming May 16, 2000, as "Bike to Work Day" in
Contra Costa County, as recommended by Supervisor Gerber.
C.5 AUTHORIZE the Chair, Board of Supervisors, to sign a letter to the East
Bay Municipal Utility District (EBMUD) regarding the Recirculated Draft
Environmental Impact Report for the proposed Walnut Creek-San Ramon Valley
Improvement Project, as recommended by Supervisor Gerber.
C.6 ADOPT resolution supporting Assembly Bill 212 (Aroner), California CARES
(Compensation and Retention Encourage Stability) to reward the pursuit of child
development training and to promote the retention of committed, qualified child
care teachers and providers, as recommended by Supervisor Gerber.
C.7 ADOPT resolution requesting support for the establishment of "Rosie the
Riveter/World War II Homefront National Historic Park" in Richmond, as
recommended by Supervisor Gioia.
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.
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 which was not before the Board of Supervisors when the
decision was made.
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contact the Clerk of the Board at (925) 335-1900; TDD (925) 335-1915. An
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Office of the Clerk of the Board, 651 Pine Street, Martinez,
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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
The Family and Human Services
Committee (Supervisors J. Canciamilla and J. Gioia) - meets on the
second and fourth Mondays of the month at 10:00 A.M. in Room 108, County
Administration Building, 651 Pine Street, Martinez.
The Finance Committee
(Supervisors M. DeSaulnier and J. Canciamilla) - meets on the first and third
Mondays of the month at 9:00 A.M. in Room 108, County Administration Building,
651 Pine Street, Martinez.
The Internal Operations
Committee (Supervisors G. B. Uilkema and M. DeSaulnier) - meets on the
second and fourth 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 J. Gioia and G. B. Uilkema) -
meets on the second Monday of the month at 1:00 P.M. in Room 105, County
Administration Building, 651 Pine Street, Martinez.
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SUPPLEMENTAL CALENDAR OF CLOSED SESSION ITEMS
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SPECIAL DISTRICTS, AGENCIES AND AUTHORITIES GOVERNED
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TUESDAY, MAY 9, 2000, 9:00 A.M. AND THEREAFTER
DURING THIS REGULAR MAY 9, 2000
A. CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATORS
Employee Organizations: Contra Costa County
Employees’ Assoc., Local No. 1; AFSCME Locals 512 and 2700; Calif. Nurses Assoc.
(CNA); Social Services Union SEIU Local #535; C.C.C. Appraiser’s Assn.; District
Attorneys Investigators Assoc.; Deputy Sheriffs Assn. (DSA); United Prof.
Firefighters, Local 1230; Physicians’ & Dentists’ Organization of Contra
Costa; Western Council of Engineers; United Chief Officers Association (UCOA);
SEIU Health Care Workers Local No. 250 and Oakley-Knightsen Firefighters’
2. Agency Negotiators: Leslie Knight, Kathy
Ito, and Phil Batchelor.
Unrepresented Employees: All unrepresented
agency management employees (Exh. A., Resol.
No. 96/488), unrepresented nursing classification employees and all other
unrepresented agency employees.