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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

July 10, 2001



9:00 A.M. Call to order and opening ceremonies.

Inspirational Thought - "You can get everything in life you want, if you will just help enough other people get what they want." - Zig Ziglar

CONSIDER CONSENT ITEMS (Pages 4-5) - Items removed from this section will be considered with the Short Discussion Items.

Approved as listed except as noted below:

C.15

HOUSING AUTHORITY CONSENT ITEMS:

Approved as listed.

HA.1 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Housing Authority Executive Director to execute a lease agreement with Contra Costa County for the use of Unit 602, 1744 4th Street, North Richmond, for the County Health Services Department’s Partners in Health Program.SHORT DISCUSSION ITEMS - The Board will consider and take action on the following items: SD.1 CONSIDER any Consent Items previously removed.

SD.2 HEARING on annual street lighting charges for Subdivision 00-8396; TABULATE mailed in ballots; DETERMINE no majority protest exists; and consider adoption of Resolution No. 2001/289 determining charges, confirming final report, approving annexation and levying charges on the tax roll, Alamo area. (Maurice Shiu, Public Works Director)

CLOSED the public hearing; TABULATED the mailed-in ballots; DETERMINED no majority protest exists; and ADOPTED Resolution No. 2001/289 confirming the diagram and assessment as set forth in the Engineer's Report and authorizing the levy of street lighting charges for Subdivision 00-8396, County Service Area L-100 , Alamo area. SD.3 HEARING on annual street lighting charges for LP 99-2075; TABULATE mailed in ballots; DETERMINE no majority protest exists; and consider adoption of Resolution No. 2001/290 determining charges, confirming final report, approving annexation and levying charges on the tax roll, Walnut Creek area. (Maurice Shiu, Public Works Director)CLOSED the public hearing; TABULATED the mailed-in ballots; DETERMINED no majority protest exists; and ADOPTED Resolution No. 2001/290 confirming the diagram and assessment as set forth in the Engineer's Report and authorizing the levy of street lighting charges for LP 99-2075, County Service Area L-100, Walnut Creek area. SD.4 HEARING on annual street lighting charges for Minor Subdivision 97-0016; TABULATE mailed in ballots; DETERMINE no majority protest exists; and consider adoption of Resolution No. 2001/291 determining charges, confirming final report, approving annexation and levying charges on the tax roll, Walnut Creek area. (Maurice Shiu, Public Works Director)CLOSED the public hearing; TABULATED the mailed-in ballots; DETERMINED no majority protest exists; and ADOPTED Resolution No. 2001/291 confirming the diagram and assessment as set forth in the Engineer's Report and authorizing the levy of street lighting charges for Minor Subdivision 97-0016, County Service Area L-100, Walnut Creek area. SD.5 HEARING on annual street lighting charges for Minor Subdivision 00-0001; TABULATE mailed in ballots; DETERMINE no majority protest exists; and consider adoption of Resolution No. 2001/292 determining charges, confirming final report, approving annexation and levying charges on the tax roll, Walnut Creek area. (Maurice Shiu, Public Works Director)CLOSED the public hearing; TABULATED the mailed-in ballots; DETERMINED no majority protest exists; and ADOPTED Resolution No. 2001/292 confirming the diagram and assessment as set forth in the Engineer's Report and authorizing the levy of street lighting charges for Minor Subdivision 00-0001, County Service Area L-100, Walnut Creek area. SD6 HEARING on annual street lighting charges for County Service Area L-100; TABULATE mailed in ballots; DETERMINE no majority protest exists; and consider adoption of Resolution No. 2001/293 determining charges, confirming final report, approving annexation and levying charges on the tax roll, Countywide. (Maurice Shiu, Public Works Director)CLOSED the public hearing; and ADOPTED Resolution No. 2001/293 to adopt the final Engineer's Report and levy the street light service charges on the tax roll for County Service Area L-100, Countywide. SD.7 HEARING on annual landscaping charges for County Landscape District AD 1979-3 (LL-2); TABULATE mailed in ballots; DETERMINE no majority protest exists; and consider adoption of Resolution No. 2001/294 determining charges, confirming final report, approving annexation and levying charges on the tax roll, Countywide. (Maurice Shiu, Public Works Director)CLOSED the public hearing; DETERMINED no majority protest exists; and ADOPTED Resolution No. 2001/294 confirming the diagram and assessment as set forth in the Engineer's Report and authorizing the levy of annual assessments for Countywide Landscape District AD 1979-3 (LL-2), Countywide area. SD.8 HEARING on annual street lighting charges Minor Subdivision 98-0021; TABULATE mailed in ballots; DETERMINE no majority protest exists; and consider adoption of Resolution No. 2001/296 determining charges, confirming final report, approving annexation and levying charges on the tax roll, Walnut Creek area. (Maurice Shiu, Public Works Director)CLOSED the public hearing; TABULATED the mailed-in ballots; DETERMINED no majority protest exists; and ADOPTED Resolution No. 2001/296 confirming the diagram and assessment as set forth in the Engineer's Report and authorizing the levy of street lighting charges for Minor Subdivision 98-0021, County Service Area L-100, Martinez area. SD.9 HEARING on annual water service charges for County Service Area M-26; DETERMINE no majority protest exists; and consider adoption of Resolution No. 2001/298 determining charges, confirming final report, approving annexation and levying charges on the tax roll, Bethel Island area. (Maurice Shiu, Public Works Director)CLOSED the public hearing; DETERMINED no majority protest exists; ADOPTED Resolution No. 2001/298 determining charges, adopting Final Engineer's Report, and directing the levy of annual water service charges on the tax roll; and ADOPTED related Ordinance No. 10 for County Service Area M-26, Bethel Island area.  SD.10 HEARING on annual water service charges for County Service Area M-27; DETERMINE no majority protest exists; and consider adoption of Resolution No. 2001/299 determining charges, confirming final report, approving annexation and levying charges on the tax roll, Bethel Island area. (Maurice Shiu, Public Works Director)CLOSED the public hearing; DETERMINED no majority protest exists; ADOPTED Resolution No. 2001/299 determining charges, adopting Final Engineer's Report, and directing the levy of annual water service charges on the tax roll; and ADOPTED related Ordinance No. 10 for County Service Area M-27, Bethel Island area. SD.11 HEARING on annual water service charges for County Service Area M-28; DETERMINE no majority protest exists; and consider adoption of Resolution No. 2001/300 determining charges, confirming final report, approving annexation and levying charges on the tax roll, Bethel Island area. (Maurice Shiu, Public Works Director)CLOSED the public hearing; DETERMINED no majority protest exists; ADOPTED Resolution No. 2001/300 determining charges, adopting Final Engineer's Report, and directing the levy of annual water service charges on the tax roll; and ADOPTED related Ordinance No. 10 for County Service Area M-28, Bethel Island area.  SD.12 HEARING to consider adoption of Resolution No. No. 2001/295 approving Annexation #2 to Flood Control District Drainage Area 520 and adoption of annual benefit assessment, Subdivision 7797, Oakley area. (Maurice Shiu, Public Works Director)CLOSED the public hearing; TABULATED the mailed-in ballots; DETERMINED no majority protest exists; and ADOPTED the Resolution No. 2001/295 determining charges, approving Annexation No. 2 to Flood Control District Drainage Area 520 and levying charges on the tax roll, Oakley area.  SD.13 HEARING to consider adoption of Resolution of Intention No. 2001/297 to convey real property to the State Route 4 Bypass Authority in connection with the State Route 4 Bypass Project, Antioch area. (Karen Laws, Public Works Department)CLOSED the public hearing; and ADOPTED Resolution No. 2001/297 approving the conveyance between Contra Costa County and State Route 4 Bypass Authority, authorizing the Chair, Board of Supervisors to execute a Grant Deed to the State Route 4 Bypass Authority on behalf of the County, and authorizing the Public Works Director to sign the Grant Deed.

SD.14 HEARING to adopt Resolution No. 2001/301 confirming a tentative report by Emergency Medical Services and declare the Board’s intent to levy specified assessments to be collected with the Fiscal Year 2001/2002 property taxes. (Art Lathrop, Emergency Medical Services Director)

CLOSED the public hearing; DETERMINED no majority protest exists; and ADOPTED Resolution No 2001/301 confirming the Tentative Report for County Service Area EM-1 (Emergency Medical Services) and declaring intent to levy specified assessments on the 2001/2002 tax roll, Countywide area. SD.15 HEARING on proposed Police Service District special taxes for County Service Area P-6, related ordinance adoption and fixing of election thereof and formation of Zone 502, Subdivision 96-8023, Village II of Discovery Bay West in the Discovery Bay area. (Catherine Kutsuris, Community Development Department)CLOSED the public hearing on proposed Police Services District Special Taxes for County Service Area P-6; ADOPTED Resolution No. 2000/115 creating Zone 502, Subdivision 96-8023 and authorizing a special tax election; and ADOPTED Ordinance 2001-12 establishing fees for Zone 502, Village II of Discovery Bay West, Discovery Bay area. SD.16 CONSIDER adopting Resolution No. 2001/303 to award a contract to Taber Construction of Martinez in the amount of $10,292,000 for construction of a new Family Law Center, and taking other related actions. (George Roemer, County Administrator’s Office)
 

SD.17 HEARING on abatement appeal of Pittsburg Preschool and Community Council, Inc., from the decision of the County Abatement Officer, declaring the dwelling substandard with junkyard conditions and in violation of the Contra Costa County Ordinance Code and Uniform Housing Code and declaring said violations a public nuisance on property located at 10 Mountain View Avenue, Bay Point area. (Mike Molinari, Building Inspection)

CLOSED the hearing; DENIED the appeal of Pittsburg Preschool and Community Council, Inc., from the decision of the County Abatement Officer, declaring the dwelling substandard with junkyard conditions and in violation of the Contra Costa County Ordinance Code and Uniform Housing Code and declaring said violations a public nuisance on property located at 10 Mountain View Avenue, Bay Point area; AFFIRMED the determinations of the County Abatement Officer; and DIRECTED the County Abatement Officer to proceed and perform the work of the abatement, with an extension of 90 days to allow appropriate permits to be obtained and completion of work in progress.  DELIBERATION ITEMS - The Board will consider and take action on the following items:

D.1 PUBLIC COMMENT. (3 Minutes/Speaker)

There were no requests to speak at Public Comment.

D.2 ACCEPT the Health Services Department’s report on Power Disruption Plans from Cal/ARPP facilities. (Lewis G. Pascalli, Hazardous Materials Program Director)

11:00 A.M. D.3 HEARING to receive bid proposals for weed abatement services for the Contra Costa County, Bethel Island and East Diablo Fire Protection Districts. (Bob Davis, Supervising Fire Inspector)CLOSED the hearing; ACCEPTED the bid proposals for weed abatement services for the Contra Costa County, Bethel Island and East Diablo Fire Protection Districts; REFERRED the matter to the Fire Chief, and DIRECTED the Fire Chief to return to the Board with a recommendation.

Closed Session

1:00 P.M.

D.4 CONSIDER the matter of Supervisorial redistricting as depicted in Scenario 4D, as modified by Board direction on July 3, 2001. (Linda Moulton, Community Development Department) ACCEPTED supervisorial redistricting scenario 4e, with modifications; and DIRECTED staff to prepare an ordinance in accordance with the modified Scenario 4e to establish a supervisorial redistricting plan for introduction on July 17, 2001. (AYES: I, IV, V and II; NOES: III; ABSENT: None; ABSTAIN: None).

 

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 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 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 Street, Martinez.
 
 

Finance Committee
7-16-2001
9:00 a.m.
See above
Internal Operations Committee 
7-16-2001
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.

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 AWARD a contract to Norman B. Houge, Inc., the lowest responsible bidder, who has met the requirements of the County’s Outreach Program, in the amount of $224,333, for the Withers Avenue Headwall Repair Project, Pleasant Hill area. (Road Fund)

Special Districts & County Airports

C.2 ADOPT Resolution No. 2001/302 approving and authorizing the quitclaim of development rights to Lone Tree Investments for Minor Subdivision 302-98, Antioch area.

Statutory Actions

C.3 APPROVE minutes for the month of June 2001.

C.4 DECLARE certain ordinances duly published.

Appointments & Resignations

C.5 APPOINT David Freet as the City of Pleasant Hill’s representative to the Aviation Advisory Committee, as recommended by the Pleasant Hill City Council.

C.6 APPOINT Lynn Carol Money to the District II-C seat of the Alcohol and Other Drug Advisory Board of Contra Costa County, as recommended by Supervisor Uilkema.

C.7 APPOINT Larry K. Casagrande to the Appointee 9 seat and William W. Bennett to the Alternate seat on the Rodeo Municipal Advisory Council, as recommended by Supervisor Uilkema.

C.8 APPOINT Patricia Johnson to the District II seat on the Contra Costa Commission for Women, as recommended by Supervisor Uilkema.

C.9 REAPPOINT Karen Schermerhorn to the Appointee 5 seat on the County Service Area R-10 Citizens Advisory Committee, as recommended by Supervisor Uilkema.

C.10 APPOINT Kay Perry-Thayer to the Appointee 4 seat on the Pacheco Municipal Advisory Council, as recommended by Supervisor DeSaulnier.

C.11 APPOINT Steven Mehlman to the District III seat on the Contra Costa County Planning Commission, as recommended by Supervisor Gerber.

C.12 APPOINT Claudia Waldron as the Alamo Parks and Recreation Committee CSA R-7A representative to the Steering Committee for Alamo Beautification, Zone 36, as recommended by Supervisor Gerber.

C.13 APPOINT Walter S. Fields as the District V representative on the Ad Hod Intercity Rail Advisory Committee, as recommended by Supervisor Glover.

Personnel Actions

C.14 ADD eight Hospital Attendant positions in the Health Services Department. (Reduction in nursing registry services)

Grants & Contracts

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

C.15 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Building Inspection Director to negotiate and execute a contract with the California Energy Commission for the County to be fully reimbursed for its costs in providing design review, plan check, and construction inspection of the Contra Costa (Antioch) Power Plant Unit 8 Power Project.

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

C.16 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee to execute a contract with Karen Shuler in an amount not to exceed $38,460 for the provision of professional consultation and technical assistance to the Mental Health Commission for the period July 1, 2001 through June 30, 2002.

Other Actions

C.17 CONTINUE the emergency action originally taken by the Board on October 26, 1999 on the Emergency Upgrade of County Telecommunications Infrastructure.

C.18 CONTINUE the emergency action originally taken by the Board of Supervisors on December 14, 1999 based on the increasing/epidemic number of AIDS/HIV and Hepatitis C cases among injection drug users in Contra Costa County.

C.19 CONTINUE the emergency action originally taken by the Board of Supervisors on November 16, 1999 regarding the issue of homelessness in Contra Costa County.

Redevelopment Agency

C.20 ADOPT Amendment No. 3 to the Redevelopment Agency’s Fiscal Year 2000/2001 budget for the Bay Point Project area to designate $10,000 from unallocated Capital Project funds to Clearland Avenue sidewalk improvements.

 
SUPPLEMENTAL AGENDA

July 10, 2001

PRESENTATION:

P.1 PRESENTATION to adopt Resolution No. 2001/304 recognizing Ron Raab for his many years of dedicated service on the San Ramon City Council. (Supervisor Gerber)  

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, July 10, 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--EXISTING LITIGATION (Gov. Code, '54956.9(a)): 1. Karin Morris v. Contra Costa County, CCC Superior Court No. C 99-04223

    2. Kyle Kentera v. Contra Costa County, U.S. District Court No. C 00-405 WHO