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CONTRA COSTA COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

Supervisors J. Gioia, G. B. Uilkema, D. Gerber, M. DeSaulnier, and F. D. Glover

Clerk of the Board, John Sweeten (925 335-1900)

A G E N D A

TUESDAY

December 11, 2001

The Board of Supervisors respects your time, and every attempt is made to accurately estimate when an item may be heard by the Board. All times specified for items on the Board of Supervisors agenda are approximate. Items may be heard later than indicated depending on the business of the day. Your patience is appreciated.

PROJECTED

TIME

9:00 A.M. Convene and announce adjournment to Closed Session, Room 105.

There were no Closed Session announcements.

9:30 A.M. Call to order and opening ceremonies.

Inspirational Thought - It’s so pointless to think of the lost hours of yesterdays. The way to make learning a lesson of celebration instead of a cause for regret is to only ask, "How can I put this to use today?" ~Author Unknown

CONSIDER CONSENT ITEMS - Items removed from this section will be considered with the Short Discussion Items.

HOUSING AUTHORITY CONSENT ITEMS:

Approved as listed.

HA.1 AUTHORIZE the Executive Director of the Housing Authority of the County of Contra Costa to submit an application for $275,000 in funding from the Federally funded Community Development Block Grant Program (CDBG) for Fiscal Year 2002/2003 to continue operation of the Rental Rehabilitation Program and, to execute all forms necessary to accept the funding. (All Districts)

HA.2 AWARD construction contract in the amount of $114,777 to DK Environmental, the lowest responsive and responsible bidder, and APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Housing Authority Executive Director to execute the contract for foundation stabilization at the Alhambra Terrace Development, Martinez, and take related actions. (District II)

HA.3 AWARD construction contract in the amount of $740,000 to Taber Construction Company, the lowest responsive and responsible bidder, and APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Housing Authority Executive Director to execute the contract for miscellaneous repairs and alterations at the Kidd Manor Development, San Pablo, and take related actions. (District I)

9:35 A.M.

PRESENTATIONS

PR.1 PRESENTATION by Assemblymember Joe Canciamilla of a check in the amount of $112,000 to the Board of Supervisors from the State of California for the Contra Costa County Animal Shelter. (All Districts)

ACCEPTED the presentation by Assemblymember Joe Canciamilla of a check in the amount of $112,000 to the Board of Supervisors from the State of California for the Contra Costa County Animal Shelter.

9:45 A.M.

SHORT DISCUSSION ITEMS - The Board will consider and take action on the following items:

Approved as listed except as noted.

SD.1 CONSIDER any Consent Items previously removed.

SD.2 CONSIDER directing the County Administrator to implement recommended actions for a management audit of the Health Services Department. (Dorothy Sansoe, County Administrator's Office, Dr. William Walker, Health Services Department)

DIRECTED the Auditor-Controller to compare approved net County costs to actual net County costs for the 1998/99 through 2000/01 fiscal years for the Health Services Department; AUTHORIZED the County Administrator to issue a Request For Proposals to engage professional services for the Management Audit of the Health Services Department; and DIRECTED this matter be placed on the Board’s agenda again no later than the last meeting in February 2002.

SD.3 HEARING to consider adoption of Resolution No. 2001/582 to accept Drainage Area 52D Plan Amendment No. 2 and a new drainage fee ordinance (Ordinance No. 2001-20), Oakley area. (Maurice Shiu, Public Works Director) (District V)

CLOSED the public hearing; ADOPTED Resolution No. 2001/582 accepting Drainage Area 52D Plan Amendment No. 2; and ADOPTED Ordinance 2001-20 establishing drainage fee, Oakley area.

SD.4 HEARING to consider adoption of Resolution No. 2001/583 to tabulate mail-in ballots, confirm diagram, authorize assessment and levy of street light charges for SD 8500 County Service Area L-100, Walnut Creek area. (Maurice Shiu, Public Works Director) (District III)

CLOSED the public hearing; and ADOPTED Resolution No. 2001/583 tabulating the mailed in ballots, confirming diagram, determining no majority protest exists, and authorizing assessment and levying of street light charges for SD 8500 County Services Area L-100, Walnut Creek area.

SD.5 HEARING to consider adoption of Resolution No. 2001/584 to tabulate mail-in ballots, confirm diagram, authorize assessment and levy of street light charges for MS 010018 County Service Area L-100, Walnut Creek area. (Maurice Shiu, Public Works Director) (District III)

CLOSED the public hearing; and ADOPTED Resolution No. 2001/584 tabulating the mailed in ballots, confirming diagram, determining no majority protest exists, and authorizing assessment and levying of street light charges for MS 010018 County Service Area L-100, Walnut Creek area.

SD.6 HEARING on the appeal of John G. Horton (Owner) from decision of the County Abatement Officer declaring as a public nuisance property located at 1135 Stallion Road, El Sobrante area. (C.C.C. Ordinance Sections 82-2.006, 88-4.206, 84-4.206) (Mark Kirchen, Building Inspector) (District I)

CLOSED the public hearing; DENIED the appeal of John G. Horton (Owner), from the decision of the County Abatement Officer declaring as a public nuisance property located at 1135 Stallion Road, El Sobrante area; AFFIRMED the determinations of the County Abatement Officer; and DIRECTED the County Abatement Officer to proceed and perform the work of the abatement.

SD.7 HEARING on the appeal of Douglas A. Loftfield (Owner) from decision of the County Abatement Officer declaring as a public nuisance property located at 2818 Dutch Slough Road, Oakley area. (C.C.C. Ordinance Sections 82-2.006, 88-4.206) (Dan Stough, Building Inspector) (District V)

OPENED the public hearing; and CONTINUED the hearing of the appeal of Douglas A. Loftfield (Owner) from the decision of the County Abatement Officer declaring as a public nuisance property located at 2818 Dutch Slough Road, Oakley to January 15, 2002 at 10:00 a.m.

SD.8 HEARING on proposed Police Services District Special Taxes for County Service Area P-6, related ordinance adoption and fixing of election thereof and formation of Zone 3101, Subdivision 8458, El Sobrante area. (Dennis Barry, Community Development Director) (District I)

CLOSED the public hearing on proposed Police Services District Special Taxes for County Service Area P-6, ADOPTED Resolution No. 2001/560 creating Zone 1509, Subdivision 8500 and authorizing a special tax election; and ADOPTED Ordinance 2001-22 establishing fees for Zone 1509, Walnut Creek area.

SD.9 CONSIDER adopting Resolution 2001/590 indicating the Board of Supervisors support for the release by the Governor of $24 million of Stage 3 CalWORKS funding to provide continuing child care subsidies to families who have been off cash aid for more than 24 months, and forwarding the Resolution to the Governor's Office. (Supervisor DeSaulnier) (All Districts)

DIRECTED that staff prepare a letter to Governor Gray Davis expressing the Board’s appreciation for the release of $24 million of Stage 3 CalWORKS funding to provide continuing child care subsidies, communicating continued support for those subsidies, and encouraging resolution of the matter with the Legislature for the 2002/2003 budget year.

SD.10 HEARING to consider recommendations regarding a fee increase of $1.50 per copy for certified copies of birth, marriage and death/fetal death certificates, effective January 1, 2002, to fund governmental oversight and coordination of the County’s Zero Tolerance for Domestic Violence initiative. (All Districts)

CLOSED the public hearing; and ADOPTED Resolution No. 2001/559 authorizing a fee increase of $1.50 per copy for certified copies of birth, marriage and death/fetal death certificates, effective January 1, 2002, to fund governmental oversight and coordination of the County’s Zero Tolerance for Domestic Violence initiative.

SD.11 HEARING on the appeal of Clair Calhoon objecting to the Community Development Department’s decision to reject a late appeal relating to a tree removal permit to remove seven trees at 2300 Tice Valley Blvd., Walnut Creek. (County File #TP010020) (District III)

CONTINUED to January 15, 2002 at 11:00 a.m. the hearing on the appeal of Clair Calhoon objecting to the Community Development Department’s decision to reject a late appeal relating to a tree removal permit to remove seven trees at 2300 Tice Valley Blvd., Walnut Creek

11:00 A.M.

DELIBERATION ITEMS - The Board will consider and take action on the following items:

D.1 PUBLIC COMMENT. (3 Minutes/Speaker) The following people presented testimony:

Roberta Hespen, California Nurses Association, 3366 Smoketree Commons, Pleasanton, regarding safe R.N. staffing; Kathryn Fitzpatick, 1122 C Street, Antioch, regarding AB 394;

The following persons spoke on the matter of Deputy Sheriff’s Association’s negotiations:

Rich Jensen, 1780 Muir Road, Martinez; Lou Paulson, Local 1230, 112 Bluff Ridge Drive, Martinez; Brian Kalinowski, 1200 Marcus Court, Antioch; Jacque Salvador, Local One, 5034 Blum Road, Martinez; Charles Pringle, 61 East Critchet Road.

D.2 CONSIDER report and recommendations from the Transportation, Water and Infrastructure Committee meeting of December 10 regarding the Metropolitan Transportation Commission’s proposed Regional Transit Expansion Program and its implications for Contra Costa County. (Supervisor Gerber) (All Districts)

CONSIDERED the report from the Transportation, Water and Infrastructure Committee meeting of December 10 regarding the Metropolitan Transportation Commission’s proposed Regional Transit Expansion Program and its implications for Contra Costa County; and AUTHORIZED the Chair of the Board of Supervisors to sign a letter to the Metropolitan Transportation Commission.

D.3 CONSIDER receiving report and adopting recommendations of the County Administrator of the County’s preparedness to respond to terrorist and bioterrorist acts, and other emergency situations. (Supervisor Gerber and John Sweeten, County Administrator)

CONSIDERED the report of the County Administrator of the County’s preparedness to respond to terrorist and bioterrorist acts, and other emergency situations and ADOPTED the recommendations, including, but not limited to: directing County departments to continue their efforts to enhance and improve interagency communications and training with federal, state and other local agencies, authorizing the County Administrator to work with the Sheriff to implement additional capabilities in the Sheriff’s K9 Unit and to acquire respirators for certain patrol division personnel, and directing the County Administrator and departments to work with our legislative delegation to obtain added federal and state resources to offset County costs for anti-terrorism security measures; and REQUESTED the Health Services Director return in 90 days with a report regarding hospital capacity during the flu season, and the amount of funding spent, the amount needed in the future, and the amount coming from other sources with regard to the concerns discussed today.

D.4 HEARING on the appeal by Peter Ostrosky (Owner) from the decision by the San Ramon Valley Regional Planning Commission denying the tentative subdivision map, rezoning request and final development plan to resubdivide the existing 5.31 acre site into three single family residential homesites and an eight unit cluster development for seniors 55 or older with six attached "duet" units and two detached units for the Alamo Garden Project (County File #DP983025, RZ983069, SD988263). (Michael Laughlin, Community Development Department) (District III)

CLOSED the public hearing; GRANTED the appeal by Peter Ostrosky (Owner) of the San Ramon Valley Regional Planning Commission’s denial of the tentative subdivision map and developmental plan as modified today; subject site is located at Livorna Road, Interstate 680 and Sugarloaf Drive in the Alamo area.

Closed Session

1:30 P.M.

D.5 HEARING on Administrative Appeal of Seren Innovations, Inc. from the decision of the Contra Costa County, Office of the County Administrator, denying the application from Seren Innovations for encroachment permits. (Lillian Fuji, County Counsel) (District III, IV) (To be continued to December 18, 2001 at 1:30 p.m.)

CONTINUED the hearing on the administrative appeal of Seren Innovations, Inc., from the decision of the Contra Costa County, Office of the County Administrator, denying the application from Seren Innovations for encroachment permits, to December 18, 2002 at 1:30 p.m.

CONSENT ITEMS

(Items are subject to removal from Consent Calendar by request of any Supervisor or on request for discussion by a member of the public).

Road and Transportation

C.1 ADOPT Resolution No. 2001/585 accepting as complete the contracted work performed by Norman B. Houge, Inc. for the Withers Avenue Headwall Repair project, Pleasant Hill area. (Local Road Fund) (District II)

C.2 ADOPT Resolution No. 2001/586 accepting as complete the contracted work performed by Valley Slurry Seal Company for the 2001 Slurry Seal project, South and West County areas. (Local Road Funds) (Districts I, II, and III)

C.3 AWARD contract to the lowest responsible bidder, Bruce Carone Grading & Paving, Inc. who has also met requirements of the County’s Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Program; and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director to execute a contract in the amount of $305,696 for the State Route 4/Sellers Avenue Intersection project, Brentwood area. (Federal and State Match Funds) (District V)

C.4 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director to execute a contract amendment with Environmental Engineering Associates to increase the payment limit by $50,000 to a new payment limit of $250,000 and extend the term from December 31, 2001 to June 30, 2002, for soils investigation and septic system replacement matters in connection with the State Route 4 West GAP project, Hercules area. (Contra Costa Transportation Authority) (District II)

C.5 APPROVE the Pomona Street Bike Lanes and Sidewalk project, DETERMINE that the project is a California Environmental Quality Act Class 1c Categorical Exemption, and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director to advertise the project at his discretion, West County area. [CDD-CP #01-14] (Transportation Development Act Grants 80%, Road Funds 20%) (District II)

C.6 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director to execute a contract amendment with Denise Duffy & Associates, to increase the payment limit by $3,500 to a new payment limit of $48,500, modify the scope of services to include document revision addressing impact to full extent of Wells Road Drainage (project description change) and potential revision to document based on reviewing agency comments, and extend the term from December 31, 2001 to December 31, 2002, for the Bethel Island Bridge Replacement project, East County area. (Federal Highway Bridge Rehabilitation 80% and Road Funds 20%) (District V)

C.7 ADOPT Traffic Resolution No. 2001/3974 prohibiting parking on both sides of Berry Drive, Pacheco area. (District IV)

C.8 ADOPT Traffic Resolution No. 2001/3975 prohibiting parking on both sides of Mobile Drive, Pacheco area. (District IV)

C.9 ADOPT Traffic Resolution No. 2001/3976 declaring an all way stop at the intersection of Newport Drive and Capstan Place, Discovery Bay area. (District III)

C.10 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Chair, Board of Supervisors, to execute the Joint Exercise of Powers Agreement between Contra Costa County and the City of Walnut Creek for the construction of Livorna Road Overlay Project, estimated to cost $118,000, effective October 2, 2001 until the project is completed, Alamo area. (Measure C Funds and City of Walnut Creek) (District III)

Special Districts & County Airports

C.11 ADOPT Resolution No. 2001/587 conveying an easement to Contra Costa Water District in consideration for payment received in-full of $26,000, and to adopt the previously certified Contra Costa Water District Environmental Impact Report for the Multi-purpose Pipeline project, Clyde area. (County Service Area M-16) (District IV)

C.12 APPROVE the Buchanan Field Airport-Lease for vehicle storage (Area 7 & Area 9) activity; and DETERMINE that the activity is not subject to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to Article 5, Section 15061 (b)(3) of the CEQA Guidelines, Concord area. [CDD-CP#01-51] (Airport Enterprise Fund) (District IV)

Claims, Collections & Litigation

C.13 DENY claims of E. Berry; S. Stambaugh.

Ordinances

C.14 ADOPT Ordinance 2001-25, introduced December 4, 2001, amending County Ordinance section 28-4.002 to increase the per diem to grand jurors for attendance at a grand jury meeting from ten dollars to fifteen dollars. (All Districts)

Appointments & Resignations

C.15 REAPPOINT James Carman to the Appointee 5 seat on the Kensington Municipal Advisory Council (KMAC), as recommended by Supervisor Gioia.

C.16 APPOINT Reyes M. Barraza to the Appointee 3 seat on the Kensington Municipal Advisory Council (KMAC), as recommended by Supervisor Gioia.

C.17 DECLARE vacant two unincorporated North Richmond Representative seats on the North Richmond Municipal Advisory Council and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancies, as recommended by Supervisor Gioia.

C.18 APPOINT Buchanan Vines as the Countywide Youth Commission designee to the County Library Commission, as recommended by the Cooperative Extension Director.

C.19 APPROVE Medical Staff appointments and reappointments as recommended by the Medical Executive Committee on November 19, 2001. (All Districts)

C.20 REAPPOINT Walter Stuhr to the Advisory Council on Equal Employment Opportunity, as recommended by the Internal Operations Committee. (All Districts)

Appropriation Adjustments-2001/2002 FY

C.21 Employment and Human Services (0503/General Services (0111): AUTHORIZE transfer of appropriations in the amount of $365,980 from Employment and Human Services to General Services for capital improvements to 1650 Cavallo Road, Antioch for various programs within the Aging and Adult Services Bureau of the Employment and Human Services Department. (All Districts)

C.22 Plant Acquisition (BU 0111): AUTHORIZE new revenue in the amount of $6,000,000 from private placement lease financing and APPROPRIATE for the construction of improvements at 1275-A Hall Avenue, Richmond for the Employment and Human Services Department. (District I)

C.23 Sheriff-Coroner (0255)/General Services (0063): AUTHORIZE transfer of appropriations in the amount of $153,254 from the Sheriff-Coroner to General Services for the purchase of replacement vehicles. (Vehicle purchase approved with the adoption of the Fiscal Year 2001/2002 Budget) (All Districts)

C.24 General Services (0063): AUTHORIZE new revenue in the amount of $23,802 from Equipment Replacement Release and APPROPRIATE for three replacement vehicles for the Health Services Department. (Vehicle purchases approved with the adoption of the Fiscal Year 2001/2002 Final Budget.)

C.25 Community Services (0588): AUTHORIZE new revenue in the amount of $166,886 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and APPROPRIATE to cover administrative expenses.

 C.26 Community Services (0588): AUTHORIZE new revenue in the amount of $1,324,134 from a Federal Head Start Grant and APPROPRIATE for construction, renovation and operation of childcare classrooms.

C.27 Community Services (0588)/Plant Acquisition (0011): AUTHORIZE transfer of appropriations in the amount of $237,990 from Community Services Administration to Plant Acquisition to close escrow for the purchase of a childcare facility at 55 Castlewood Drive in Pittsburg.

Personnel Actions

C.28 ADD three Animal Services Officer positions, and one Animal Services Sergeant position in the Animal Services Department for the Strategic Task Force Team. (Budgeted) (All Districts)

C.29 ADD three Deputy Public Defender I positions in the Public Defenders Office. (Budgeted) (All Districts)

C.30 ADD one Account Clerk-Experienced Level in the Probation Department. (Federal Funds, Budgeted) (All Districts)

C.31 ADD one Retirement Accounting Specialist I position in the Retirement Department. (Retirement Funds) (All Districts)

C.32 ADD one Property Tax Business Systems Manager-Project position in the Treasurer-Tax Collector Department. (Revenue offset) (All Districts)

C.33 ADOPT Resolution No. 2001/589 adjusting the salary step placement for a specified Compliance Lead Specialist in the Superior Court. (No County cost) (All Districts)

C.34 ESTABLISH the class of Pharmacist-Per Diem and allocate it to the salary schedule, in the Health Services Department. (Cost savings, Enterprise I funds) (All Districts)

C.35 ADD one Medical Social Worker II position and CANCEL one Mental Health Clinical Specialist position in the Health Services Department. (Enterprise I Budget) (All Districts)

C.36 ADD one Administrative Services Assistant III position in the Health Services Department. (Budgeted, Proposition 36 funded) (All Districts)

C.37 ADD one Health Services Information Systems Programmer/Analyst position in the Health Services Department. (Enterprise II Budget) (All Districts)

C.38 RECLASSIFY one Accounting Technician position to Account Clerk Supervisor in the Health Services Department. (Enterprise II Budget) (All Districts)

C.39 ADD one Utilization Review Supervisor position in the Health Services Department. (Eliminates contract position, Enterprise II Budget) (All Districts)

C.40 DECREASE the hours of one vacant Lead Central Supply Technician position from full time to part time (20/40) and ADD one part time (20/40) Lead Central Supply Technician position in the Health Services Department. (No cost, no change in full time equivalent allocation) (All Districts)

C.41 ABANDON the class of Family and Children Services Recruitment/Enrollment Services Worker–Project in the Community Services Department. (No cost, no change in full time equivalent allocation) (All Districts)

C.42 RECLASSIFY one Community Health Worker II position to Community Health Worker Specialist in the Health Services Department. (Enterprise I Budget) (All Districts)

C.43 AMEND the effective date of Position Adjustment Resolution 19081 (Item C.88, September 11, 2001) from September 12, 2001 to November 1, 2001 in the Health Services Department. (No cost increase) (All Districts)

C.44 AMEND the effective date of Position Adjustment Resolution 19017 (Item C.31, July 24, 2001) from July 25, 2001 to November 1, 2001 in the Health Services Department. (No cost increase) (All Districts)

C.45 INCREASE the hours of one Child Nutrition Food Services Assistant–Project position from part time (35/40) to full time in the Community Services Department. (Budgeted, 100% revenue offset) (All Districts)

Grants & Contracts

APPROVE and AUTHORIZE execution of agreements between the County and the following agencies for receipt of funds and/or services:

C.46 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Agricultural Commissioner, or designee, to execute a contract with the California Department of Food and Agriculture to reimburse the County up to $379,976 for work activities relating to the Pierce’s Disease Control Program. (No County match) (All Districts)

C.47 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Chair, Board of Supervisors, to execute a contract with the State of California, Victim Compensation and Government Claim Board in the amount of $1,500 to provide civil and criminal index data for the period November 1, 2001 through June 30, 2002. (All Districts)

C.48 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Sheriff-Coroner, to submit an application to the State of California, Office of Criminal Justice Planning, for $2,165,923 in funding from the Local Forensic Laboratory Improvement Program (LFLIP) for the period November 1, 2001 through April 30, 2003 for the improvement of laboratory services through remodeling, renovation or equipment purchase; and ACKNOWLEDGE the County’s commitment to accreditation of the Sheriff’s Office Forensic laboratory and the completion of the facility at 1760 Muir Road, Martinez. (No County funds) (All Districts)

C.49 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to apply for and accept the Workforce Investment Act, Governor’s 15 percent Discretionary Grant Funds in the amount of $1,137,116 for the Contra Costa Community Automotive Resources (CARS) Works Connection Program for the period February 1, 2002 through January 30, 2004. (No County match) (All Districts)

C.50 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Services Director or designee to accept a Financial Assistance Award from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, in the amount of $1,324,134 for Head Start Improvement Grant funds for the period January 1 through December 31, 2001. (New revenue - see Item C.26, 80% Federal funds, 20% In-kind match) (All Districts)

APPROVE and AUTHORIZE execution of agreements between the County and the following parties as noted for the purchase of equipment and/or services:

C.51 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, on behalf of the Workforce Development Board, to execute a contract with the Oakland Private Industry Council, Inc. (OPIC), in the amount of $50,000 to act as contracting and pay agent for training vendor services, through June 30, 2002. (100% Federal, Budgeted) (All Districts)

C.52 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Joel Flamand in the amount of $51,800 to provide operational support in the management of department transportation programs and services for the period December 1, 2001 through November 30, 2002. (15% County, 85% Federal, Budgeted) (All Districts)

C.53 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Development Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Community Services Consulting Group to increase the payment limit by $50,000 to a new payment limit of $100,000 for continuing land use application processing services through June 30, 2002. (Applicant Fees) (All Districts)

C.54 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Development Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Darwin Myers Associates, to increase the payment limit by $50,000 to a new payment limit of $100,000 for continuing land use application processing services through June 30, 2002. (Applicant Fees) (All Districts)

C.55 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Development Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Michael Henn to increase the payment limit by $25,000 to a new payment limit of $50,000, for continuing current planning services through June 30, 2002. (Applicant Fees) (District III)

C.56 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Sheriff-Coroner, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Manning and Marder, LLP, to extend the term through June 30, 2002, with no increase in payment limit, for consultation on revisions to the Sheriff’s Policies and Procedures Manual. (All Districts)

C.57 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the County Administrator, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Opportunity West, to increase the payment limit by $15,000 to a new payment limit of $152,000 for SafeFutures closeout activities including a forum focusing on youth gang activities. (Federally funded) (All Districts)

C.58 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Sheriff-Coroner, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Martin J. Mayer, Jones and Mayer (formerly Mayer and Coble), to extend through June 30, 2002, with no increase in the payment limit, for legal representation on a personnel litigation case. (All Districts)

C.59 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Development Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Sponamore Associates, to increase the payment limit by $30,000 to a new payment limit of $759,154, for continuing environmental impact report preparation through completion of the project. (District III)

C.60 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director to execute a contract amendment with LSA and Associates, to increase the payment limit by $5,000 to a new payment limit of $55,000 and extend the term from December 31, 2001 to March 31, 2002, to provide "on call" environmental permitting services for various projects, Countywide area. (Flood Control, Road, and Airport project funds) (All Districts)

C.61 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with First Baptist Church to increase the payment limit by $190,000 for playground equipment to a new payment limit of $1,957,116 for a modular unit and playground equipment related to Head Start Delegate Agency Services, through December 31, 2001. (New revenue - see Item C.26, 80% Federal funds, 20% In-kind match) (District V)

C.62 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Antioch Partnership for Quality Child Care, Inc., in the amount of $173,818 for Head Start program wrap around services for the period January 1 through December 31, 2002. (100% Federal Head Start funds, Budgeted) (District V)

C.63 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with the YWCA of Contra Costa County in the amount of $69,527 for Head Start program wrap around services for the period January 1 through December 31, 2002. (100% Federal Head Start funds, Budgeted, No County Match) (All Districts)

C.64 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Bay Area Psychotherapy Services in an amount not to exceed $50,000 to provide continuing Medi-Cal mental health specialty services, through June 30, 2002. (Budgeted, 100% State and Federal Medi-Cal funds) (All Districts)

C.65 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Touchstone Counseling in an amount not to exceed $50,000, to provide continuing Medi-Cal mental health specialty services through June 30, 2002. (Budgeted, 100% State and Federal Medi-Cal funds) (All Districts)

C.66 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Institute of Individual, Family, and Community Development in an amount not to exceed $50,000 to provide continuing Medi-Cal mental health specialty services, through June 30, 2002. (Budgeted, 100% State and Federal Medi-Cal funds) (All Districts)

C.67 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with Early Childhood Mental Health Program in an amount not to exceed $71,658 to provide continuing mental health services to recipients of the CalWORKs Program and their children, through June 30, 2002 including an automatic extension through December 31, 2002 in an amount not to exceed $35,829. (Budgeted, 100% State SAMHWORKs Funded) (All Districts)

C.68 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Stephen Danne, M.D., in an amount not to exceed $36,000 to provide on-call plastic surgery services, including consultation, medical and/or surgical procedures, through November 30, 2002. (Fiscal Year 2001/2002 Enterprise Budget I) (All Districts)

C.69 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with Asian Pacific Psychological Services in an amount not to exceed $149,450 to provide continuing school and community based mental health services for Medi-Cal eligible Asian children and families enrolled in the Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment (EPSDT) Program, through June 30, 2002 including an automatic extension through December 31, 2002 in an amount not to exceed $74,725. (Mid-year appropriation adjustment, 51.5 Federal Medi-Cal and 48.5 State EPSDT Funded) (All Districts)

C.70 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with We Care Society, Inc. (dba Barbara Milliff Children's Center), in an amount not to exceed $72,723, to provide mental health services to recipients of the CalWORKs Program, and their children, through June 30, 2002 including an automatic extension through December 31, 2002 in an amount not to exceed $36,362. (Budgeted, 100% SAMHWORKs) (All Districts)

C.71 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with S.T.A.R.S., Inc., in an amount not to exceed $161,820 to provide therapeutic behavioral services to County referred clients 0-21 years of age, through June 30, 2002. (Mid-year appropriation adjustment, 51% Federal, 49% State Medi-Cal funds) (All Districts)

C.72 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a cancellation agreement with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, for specialized audiology and speech pathology services to County patients referred for treatment by Contra Costa Regional Medical Center physicians, effective at the close of business on October 1, 2001. (Enterprise Budget I) (All Districts)

C.73 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with Contra Costa Association for Retarded Citizens, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $150,000, to provide continuing Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment (EPSDT) Program services at Lynn Center, through June 30, 2002 including an automatic extension through December 31, 2002 in an amount not to exceed $75,000. (Mid-year appropriation adjustment, 51.35% Federal Medi-Cal and 48.65 State Funded) (All Districts)

C.74 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with Contra Costa Association for Retarded Citizens, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $71,658 to provide continuing mental health services for recipients of the CalWORKs program and their children, through June 30, 2002 including an automatic extension through December 31, 2002 in an amount not to exceed $35, 839. (Budgeted, 100% State SAMHWORKs funds) (All Districts)

C.75 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with La Cheim School, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $1,387,509 to provide continuing intensive day treatment program, mental health services, medication support, and case management services in a school setting for mentally disturbed children and adolescents, through June 30, 2002 including an automatic extension through December 31, 2002 in an amount not to exceed $693,755. (Budgeted, 38% Federal Medi-Cal Revenues and 62% Mental Health Realignment funds) (All Districts)

C.76 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with Rubicon Programs, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $120,489, to provide continuing mental health services, including individual, group, and family collateral counseling, case management, and medication management for CalWORKs participants, through June 30, 2002 including an automatic extension through December 31, 2002 in an amount not to exceed $60,245. (Budgeted, 100% State SAMHWORKs funds) (All Districts)

C.77 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Milhous Children's Services, Inc., effective August 1, 2001, to increase the payment limit by $41,344 to a new payment limit of $124,031, to provide additional day treatment services, through June 30, 2002. (Mid-year appropriation adjustment, 51.35% Federal Medi-Cal and 48.65% State EPSDT funds) (All Districts)

C.78 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with NSP, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $376,500 to continue to provide temporary computer programmers and analysts for the Health Services Department through October 31, 2002. (Enterprise I budget) (All Districts)

C.79 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with We Care Society, Inc. (dba Barbara Milliff Center), in an amount not to exceed $200,000, to provide continuing Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment (EPSDT) Program services, through June 30, 2002 including an automatic extension through December 31, 2002 in an amount not to exceed $100,000. (Mid-year appropriation adjustment, 51.35% Federal FFP Medi-Cal and 48.65% State EPSDT Funds) (All Districts)

C.80 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with Early Childhood Mental Health Program, in an amount not to exceed $207,803, to provide continuing assessment and treatment services to Medi-Cal eligible children under the age of 6, and their families, in West Contra Costa, through June 30, 2002 including an automatic extension through December 31, 2002 in an amount not to exceed $103,902. ( Mid-year appropriation adjustment, 51.5% Federal FFP Medi-Cal and 48.5% State EPSDT funds) (All Districts)

C.81 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with Young Men's Christian Association of the East Bay, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $251,558, to provide continuing on-school-site counseling services for emotionally and behaviorally disturbed students in selected schools in West County, through June 30, 2002 including an automatic extension through December 31, 2002 in an amount not to exceed $125,779. (Budgeted, 38.9% Federal Medi-Cal, 20.6% State EPSDT, and 40.5% Mental Health Realignment Funds) (Districts I and II)

C.82 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with Seneca Residential and Day Treatment Center, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $924,102, to provide continuing school-based mental health services in the West Contra Costa Unified School District through June 30, 2002, including an automatic extension through December 31, 2002 in an amount not to exceed $462,051. (Federal Medi-Cal, State EPSDT and West Contra Costa Unified School District Grant funds) (All Districts)

C.83 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with We Care Society, Inc. (dba Barbara Milliff Center), in an amount not to exceed $437,316, to provide continuing day treatment services for high risk, developmentally delayed or emotionally disturbed children, through June 30, 2002 including an automatic extension through December 31, 2002 in an amount not to exceed $218,658. (Budgeted, 47.8% Federal Medi-Cal and 52.2% Mental Health Realignment funds) (All Districts)

C.84 AUTHORIZE payments to the Richmond Fire Department in the amount of $29,534 and to the San Ramon Valley Fire Protection District in the amount of $30,000 for equipment and medical supplies in accordance with CSA-EM1, for emergency medical services fire first responder medical equipment. (Budgeted, Measure H funds)

Other Actions

C.85 ACCEPT report from the Community Development Director regarding the processing concerns raised by Charles Pringle related to minor subdivision file #MS000013. (District III)

DIRECTED this matter to be considered on December 18, 2001, in conjunction with Mr. Pringle’s appeal hearing.

C.86 ADOPT Resolution No. 2001/578 extending the abandoned vehicle abatement program until April 2012, as recommended by the County Administrator. (All Districts)

C.87 APPROVE final design of the sign program for the 180,000 square foot office building/15,000 square foot retail project approved at the northwest corner of Oak Road and Wayne Drive, in the Pleasant Hill BART Station area. (Jordan Woodman Dobson - Applicants and Thomas Properties/PMI - Owner), File #DP993001. (Applicant Fees) (District IV)

RELISTED to December 18, 2001, consideration to approve final design of the sign program for the 180,000 square foot office building/15,000 square foot retail project approved at the northwest corner of Oak Road and Wayne Drive, in the Pleasant Hill BART Station area. (Jordan Woodman Dobson – Applicants and Thomas Properties/PMI – Owner)

C.88 ADOPT Resolution No. 2001/588 to amend Resolution No. 98/597 (Deferred Compensation Plan) to conform with changes in the federal law brought about by the Economic Growth and Tax Relief Reconciliation Act of 2001 (EGTRRA), as recommended by the Human Resources Director. (All Districts)

C.89 ADOPT schedule of Board of Supervisors meetings for 2002, as recommended by the County Administrator. (All Districts)

ADOPTED the schedule of Board of Supervisors meetings for 2002, as modified.

C.90 DECLARE the Board's intent to introduce an ordinance to be operative on December 1, 2002 providing that limits on campaign contributions for Countywide elective offices are imposed per election cycle rather than calendar or fiscal year, and SCHEDULE for discussion by the Board after March 5, 2002 but no later than May 2002 the determination of appropriate contribution limits to be incorporated in the ordinance, as recommended by the Internal Operations Committee. (All Districts)

Redevelopment Agency

C.91 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Deputy Director-Redevelopment to execute a Consent and Agreement with Equity Office Properties limited partnerships providing for the assignment of rights and obligations for a portion of Areas 7B and 8 subject to a Disposition and Development Agreement, Pleasant Hill BART Station Area. (No General Funds) (District IV)

 

GENERAL INFORMATION

 

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.

The County will provide reasonable accommodations for disabled individuals planning to attend Board meetings who contact the Clerk of the Board at (925) 335-1900; TDD (925) 335-1915. An assistive listening device is available from the Clerk, Room 106.

Copies of taped recordings of all or portions of a Board meeting may be purchased from the Clerk of the Board. Please telephone the Office of the Clerk of the Board, (925) 335-1900, to make the necessary arrangements.

Forms are available to anyone desiring to submit an inspirational thought nomination for inclusion on the Board Agenda. Forms may be obtained at the Office of the County Administrator or Office of the Clerk of the Board, 651 Pine Street, Martinez, California.

Applications for personal subscriptions to the weekly Board Agenda may be obtained by calling the Office of the Clerk of the Board, (925) 335-1900. The weekly agenda may also be viewed on the County’s Internet Web Page: WWW.CO.CONTRA-COSTA.CA.US.

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 Page.

The Family and Human Services Committee (Supervisors M. DeSaulnier and F.D. Glover) - meets on the second and fourth Mondays of the month at 9:00 A.M. in Conference Room A, 2425 Bisso Lane, Concord.

The Finance Committee (Supervisors F.D. Glover and D. Gerber) - 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 J. Gioia and M. DeSaulnier) - meets on the first and third Mondays of the month at 10:00 A.M. in Room 105, County Administration Building, 651 Pine Street, Martinez.

 The Transportation, Water & Infrastructure Committee (Supervisors D. Gerber and J. Gioia) - meets on the second Monday of the month at 10:00 A.M. in Room 105, County Administration Building, 651 Pine Street, Martinez.

 

Finance Committee

12-17-2001

9:00 A.M.

see above

Internal Operations Committee

12-17-2001

10:00 A.M.

see above

  

  PERSONS WHO WISH TO ADDRESS THE BOARD MAY BE LIMITED TO THREE (3) MINUTES.

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

 

Supplemental Calendar of Closed Session Items

For The Board of Supervisors of Contra Costa County

and for Special Districts, Agencies and Authorities Governed by the Board

Tuesday, December 11, 2001, 9:00 a.m. and thereafter

Board Chambers Room 107 and Room 105

Administration Building,

651 Pine Street, Martinez, California

 

 

A. CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATORS

1. Agency Negotiators: Leslie Knight, Kathy Ito, and Keith Fleming.

Employee Organizations: Contra Costa County Employees’ Assn., Local No. 1; Am. Fed., State, County, & Mun. Empl., Locals 512 and 2700; Calif. Nurses Assn.; Service Empl. Int’l Union, Local 535; District Attorney’s Investigators Assn.; Deputy Sheriffs Assn.; United Prof. Firefighters, Local 1230; Physicians’ & Dentists’ Org. of Contra Costa; Western Council of Engineers; United Chief Officers Assn.; Service Empl. Int’l Union Health Care Workers, Local No. 250, and Oakley-Knightsen Firefighters’ Assn.

2. Agency Negotiators: Leslie Knight, Kathy Ito, and John Sweeten.

Unrepresented Employees: All unrepresented agency management employees (Resolution No. 2000/372 including its Exhibits), unrepresented nursing classification employees, and all other unrepresented agency employees.

 

B. CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL--ANTICIPATED LITIGATION

Significant exposure to litigation pursuant to Gov. Code, § 54956.9(b): one potential case

C. CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL--EXISTING LITIGATION (Gov. Code, § 54956.9(a))

    1. L. Tarango Trucking, et al. v. Contra Costa County, et al., U.S. District Court No. C98-02955

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