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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

October 23, 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

10:00 A.M. Convene and announce adjournment to Closed Session, Room 105.

CLOSED SESSION: By unanimous vote, with all Supervisors present, the Board agreed to enter into litigation as amicus curie in the case of Mt. Diablo Health Care District v. John Muir/Mt. Diablo Health System, Contra Costa Superior Court No. C 01- 03133.

10:30 A.M. Call to order and opening ceremonies.

Inspirational Thought - "There is not enough darkness in all the world to put out the light of one small candle." ~Unknown

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

Approved as listed except as noted: C.5, C.6, C.9,C.23, C.38, C.56, C.88.

HOUSING AUTHORITY CONSENT ITEMS:

Approved as listed.

HA.1 ADOPT Resolution No. 5012 approving collection loss write-off in the amount of $7,412.45 for the quarter ending September 30, 2001 for the Housing Authority of the County of Contra Costa. (All Districts)

10:35 A.M.

PRESENTATIONS

PR.1 PRESENTATION conferring the People Who Care Awards; ADJOURN to Room 108 for refreshments. (Terri House, Chair, Homeless Continuum of Care Advisory Board)

11:15 A.M.

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

SD.1 CONSIDER any Consent Items previously removed.

SD.2 CONSIDER directing the County Administrator to identify permissible contributions that the County may make to assist, support and recognize the families of the members of the uniformed services in New York who lost their lives or were injured during the tragic attack on the World Trade Center, and encouraging County employees to donate to such charities through the County’s Employees Giving Campaign. (Supervisor Uilkema)

SD.3 CONSIDER requesting the Animal Services Department to report to the Internal Operations Committee what actions it currently takes regarding the handling of complaints about aggressive, unleashed dogs, and to identify limitations to complaint resolution including legal barriers requiring legislative advocacy. (Supervisors DeSaulnier and Gioia) (All Districts)

REQUESTED the Animal Services Deparment report to the Internal Operations Committee at the end of January 2002 what actions it currently takes regarding the handling complaints about aggressive, unleashed dogs, said report to include identification of limitations to complaint resolution including legal barriers requiring legislative advocacy.

SD.4 ACCEPT oral report from the Health Services Director on the recent chemical releases at the Equilon Refineries. (William B. Walker, M.D., Health Services Director)

Closed Session

PROJECTED

TIME

1:30 P.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:

Charlie Pringle, 961 Critchett, Tracy, regarding follow up on rezoning of property and processing of requests through the Permit Center; and

Katherine Myskowski, 1415 Richardson, Martinez, regarding refinery inspections conducted by independent parties.(speaker not present, comments read into the record)

 

D.2 2001/2002 Performance Report Workshop (Val Alexeeff, Policy and Innovation Institute Director)

ACCEPTED the staff report and CONSIDERED new performance indicators to be included in the 2002 Performance Report

 

3:00 P.M.

D.3 HEARING to consider recommendation of the Contra Costa County Planning Commission on the application for rezoning (RZ00-3097), by Focus Realty Services (Applicant) and Stow Partners (Owner), from a Single-family Residential District (R-10), to a Planned Unit District (P-1) with a variance to minimum parcel size, to be less than five acres; and Final Development Plan (DP00-3056), for the construction of ten single-family residences on a 1.14 acre parcel located in the unincorporated area of Walnut Creek. (Dennis Barry, Community Development Director) (District II)

 

U.1 AGREED by unanimous vote to consider the urgency item on the position of the Board of Superviosrs on the proposed closure of the Mount Diablo Birthing Center and related services; AFFIRMED the Board of Supervisors position that said closure would have a significant negative impact on the health of the community of Contra Costa County and surrounding regions; DIRECTED the County Administrator to initiate a subsequent correspondence with John Muir/Mt. Diablo Health System reiterating the Board’s position in this matter and requesting an immediate response.

Adjourn the meeting in memory of Harold Farrow,

Community Leader and Founder of the Warren Eukel Teacher Trust Fund

 

Adjourn to Contra Costa Mayors’ Conference

November 1, 2001

6:00 p.m.

Lafayette Park Hotel

3287 Mt. Diablo Blvd.

Lafayette, CA 94549

 

 

THE BOARD WILL NOT BE MEETING ON OCTOBER 30, 2001

 

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 APPROVE project contingency fund increase of $300,000 for a new total of $559,325 and Contract Change Order 4 in the approximate amount of $435,738 for increases in existing contract items on the 2001 RAC Overlay – Federally Funded project, Central, South, and East County areas. (88.5% Transportation Equity Act, 11.54% Measure C Funds) (District II, III, IV, and V)

C.2 ACCEPT the Agreement and Grant of Easement from the State of California, on behalf of the 23rd District Agricultural Association, for property rights in connection with the "L" Street Reconstruction at the Fairgrounds project, Antioch area. [CP #97-10] (District V)

C.3 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director to execute the Right of Way Contract; ACCEPT the Easement Deed from Albertson’s Inc.; and AUTHORIZE the payment of $74,000 for property rights in connection with the State Route 4 East, Railroad Avenue to Loveridge Road Project, Pittsburg area. [SCH# 2000112007] (Contra Costa Transportation Authority) (District V)

Engineering Services

C.4 SUB 7679: ADOPT Resolution No. 2001/505 accepting the completion of improvements and declaring certain roads as county roads for subdivision being developed by Centex Homes, Byron area. (District III)

C.5 SUB 8405: ADOPT Resolution No. 2001/506 approving the final map and subdivision agreement for subdivision being developed by Alamo Highlands, LLC, Alamo area. (District III)

RELISTED to November 6, 2001 consideration to adopt Resolution No. 2001/506 approving the final map and subdivision agreement for subdivision being developed by Alamo Highlands, LLC, Alamo area.

C.6 SUB 8405: ADOPT Resolution No. 2001/507 accepting Grant Deed of Development Rights (Scenic Easement) for subdivision being developed by Alamo Highlands, LLC, Alamo area. (District III)

RELISTED to November 6, 2001 consideration to adopt Resolution No. 2001/507 accepting Grant Deed of Development Rights (Scenic Easement) for subdivision being developed by Alamo Highlands, LLC, Alamo area.

Special Districts & County Airports

C.7 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director to execute a contract with Geolex, Inc., in the amount of $64,400, for services as the General Manager of the Hillcrest Heights Geologic Hazard Abatement District (GHAD) for the period July 1, 2001 to June 30, 2002, El Sobrante area. (Hillcrest Heights Geologic Hazard Abatement District) (District I)

C.8 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the General Manager of the Blackhawk Geologic Hazard Abatement District (GHAD) to execute a contract between the Blackhawk GHAD and Engeo, Inc., in the amount of $120,000, to provide Geotechnical Engineering Services for the Sequoia/Conifer Terrace Project, for the period July 1, 2001 to June 30, 2002, Danville area. (Blackhawk Geologic Hazard Abatement District) (District III)

Claims, Collections & Litigation

C.9 DENY claim for T & R Napolitano; DENY Application to File Late Claim for J. Hines.

CORRECTED TO READ: DENIED claims for T & R Napolitano; L. Filippo; DENIED Application to File Late Claim for J. Hines.

Hearing Dates

C.10 ADOPT Resolution No. 2001/508 fixing December 11, 2001 at 9:00 a.m. for a public hearing to consider Amendment No. 2 to the Adopted Plan and Boundary Map for Drainage Area 52D and Fee Ordinance Amendment, Oakley area. (District V)

C.11 ADOPT Resolution No. 2001/509 accepting the Notice of Intention to purchase real property for an office building at 1650 Cavallo Road, FIX December 4, 2001 at 1:00 p.m. for a public hearing to consummate such purchase, and DETERMINE that the project is exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Guidelines Article 5, Section 15061(b)(3), Antioch area. [CP# 01-52] (Restricted Capital Bond Finance) (District V)

Honors & Proclamations

C.12 ADOPT Resolution No. 2001/510 recognizing the 51st Anniversary of Solomon Temple Missionary Baptist Church, as recommended by Supervisor Glover.

C.13 ADOPT Resolution No. 2001/511 recognizing November 2001 as "Homeless Awareness Month" in Contra Costa County, as recommended by Supervisor Glover.

Appointments & Resignations

C.14 APPOINT, in lieu of election, Rebecca S. DiDomenico as a Trustee to Reclamation District No. 2090 (Quimby Island), pursuant to Water Code section 50741. (District III)

C.15 APPOINT, in lieu of election, Eugene C. Lewis and Gary Gentry as Trustees to Reclamation District No. 2059 (Bradford), pursuant to Water Code section 50741. (District V)

C.16 APPOINT, in lieu of election, George Freitas, Douglas Morris and Don Wagenet, as Trustees of Reclamation District No. 2024, (Orwood Tract), as recommended by the District. (District III)

C.17 APPOINT, in lieu of election, Christopher M. Flaherty as Trustee of Reclamation District No. 2117, (Coney Island Tract), as recommended by the District. (District III)

C.18 APPOINT Bruce King as the 2nd Alternate for the El Sobrante Municipal Advisory Council, as recommended by Supervisor Gioia.

C.19 ACCEPT resignations of Elizabeth Seifel and Ronald L. Weber, DECLARE vacant the City Representative for the West County seat and Community Representative seat on the Affordable Housing Finance Committee, and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancies, as recommended by the Community Development Director.

Appropriation Adjustments - 2001/2002 FY

C.20 Community Services (0588) – Plant Acquisition (0111): AUTHORIZE additional revenue in the amount of $1,420,000 from a one-time grant by the United States Department of Health and Human Services and APPROPRIATE for capital projects and education supplies. (District IV)

C.21 Community Services (0588): AUTHORIZE additional revenue in the amount of $1,355,232 from the United States Department of Health and Human Services and APPROPRIATE for salary cost-of-living adjustments and staff training. (All Districts)

C.22 Sheriff-Coroner (0258): AUTHORIZE new revenue in the amount of $1,390,995 from the State and from anticipated student registration fees, and APPROPRIATE to the Sheriff’s Law Enforcement Training Center budget for operation of the Basic Academy. (All Districts) (See C.40, C.90)

Legislation

C.23 ADOPT Resolution No. 2001/514 recognizing the role of intercity rail service in transportation emergencies and supporting service increases through State and Federal funding; AUTHORIZE the Community Development Director to communicate this position to state legislators, congressional representatives, and regional, state and federal transportation officials, as recommended by the Transportation, Water and Infrastructure Committee. (All Districts)

ADOPTED Resolution No. 2001/514 recognizing the role of intercity rail service in transportation emergencies and supporting service increases through State and Federal funding; and AUTHORIZED the Chair, Board of Supervisors to communicate this position to state legislators, congressional representatives, and regional, state and federal transportation officials.

Personnel Actions

C.24 ADD one Patient Financial Services Specialist position in the Health Services Department. (Budgeted) (Revenue from Mt. Diablo School District) (All Districts)

C.25 REALLOCATE the class of California Children Services Program Administrator on the salary schedule. (Budgeted, Health Services Department, State CCS revenue) (All Districts)

C.26 AMEND Personnel Adjustment Resolution No. 19092, which added one Mental Health Clinical Specialist, to instead add one Mental Health Specialist I position in the Health Services Department. (Budgeted, 100% Mental Health Realignment Revenue) (All Districts)

C.27 ADD one Registered Dental Assistant position in the Health Services Department. (Budgeted, 70% Foundation funds, 30% FMCH Federal Title XIX) (All Districts)

C.28 ADD one Public Health Nurse position in the Health Services Department. (Budgeted, 50% FMCH Federal Title XIX revenue, 50% County General Fund) (All Districts)

C.29 INCREASE the hours of one Public Health Nutritionist position from permanent intermittent to part time (20/40) in the Health Services Department. (Budgeted, eliminates overtime, no cost increase) (All Districts)

C.30 ADD one Health Services Planner/Evaluator–Level B position in the Health Services Department. (Budgeted, 100% State CHDP and Healthy Families grant revenues) (All Districts)

C.31 INCREASE the hours of two Information Systems Assistant II positions from part time (32/40) to full time in the Health Services Department. (Budgeted, Third party revenues, eliminates temporary salary) (All Districts)

C.32 INCREASE the hours of one Substance Abuse Counselor Trainee position from permanent intermittent to full time in the Health Services Department. (Budgeted, eliminates overtime, no cost increase) (All Districts)

C.33 ADD one Substance Abuse Counselor-Project position in the Health Services Department. (Budgeted, 100% State Proposition 10 revenues) (All Districts)

C.34 ADD one Substance Abuse Counselor position in the Health Services Department. (Budgeted, eliminates temporary salary, 100% Federal revenue) (All Districts)

C.35 ADD one Information Systems Programmer/Analyst II position in the Health Services Department. (Budgeted, Third Party revenues) (All Districts)

C.36 ADD one Community Health Worker Specialist position in the Health Services Department. (Budgeted, 100% Federal revenue) (All Districts)

C.37 ADD one Secretary-Journey level position in the Employment and Human Services Department. (Budgeted, State and Federal Funds) (All Districts)

C.38 REALLOCATE and RETITLE the class of Area Agency on Aging Staff Assistant III to Aging and Adult Services Program Manager in the Employment and Human Services Department. (Budgeted, State and Federal Funds) (All Districts)

RELISTED to an undetermined future date consideration to reallocate and retitle the class of Area Agency on Aging Staff Assistant III to Aging and Adult Services Program Manager in the Employment and Human Services Department.

C.39 RECLASSIFY one Clerk-Senior Level position to Secretary-Journey Level in the Employment and Human Services Department. (85% State/Federal, 15% County) (All Districts)

C.40 ADD one Lieutenant, one Sergeant, one Sheriff’s Specialist, and one Clerk-Senior Level position in the Sheriff-Coroner Department. (All Districts) (See C.22, C.90)

C.41 ADOPT Resolution No. 2001/512 approving an agreement between the County and the District Attorney Investigators’ Association granting a wage increase for all classifications represented by the District Attorney Investigators’ Association, effective October 1, 2001. In the opinion of the County Administrator, salary and benefit increases resulting from the action will have no material financial impact on the funding status of the County Employees’ Retirement System. (All Districts)

C.42 ADD one Budget Technician position and CANCEL one Administrative Support Assistant position in the County Administrator’s Office. (Cost Savings) (All Districts)

C.43 ADOPT Resolution No. 2001/520 adjusting compensation for sworn management classifications in the District Attorney’s Office effective October 1, 2001. In the opinion of the County Administrator, salary and benefit increases resulting from the action will have no material financial impact on the funding status of the County Employees’ Retirement System. (All Districts)

C.44 ADD one Supervising Assessment Clerk position and CANCEL one Clerk-Experienced Level position in the Assessor’s Department. (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.45 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Services Director, or designee, to accept a supplemental grant from the United States Department of Health and Human Services in the amount of $1,355,232 for staff salaries cost-of-living adjustments and staff training for the period January 1 through December 31, 2001. (New revenue, 80% Federal Funds, 20% In-kind match) (All Districts)

C.46 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Services Director, or designee, to accept a one-time supplemental grant from the United States Department of Health and Human Services in the amount of $1,420,000 for capital projects and education supplies for the period January 1 through December 31, 2001. (New revenue, no County match) (All Districts)

C.47 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Services Director, or designee, to accept a supplemental grant from the United States Department of Health and Human Services in the amount of $160,320 for staff salaries cost-of-living adjustments and staff training in the Early Head Start program for the period January 1 through December 31, 2001. (Appropriation Adjustment pending, 80% Federal revenue, 20% County In-Kind match) (All Districts)

C.48 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute and submit and application to the State Department of Health Services for the Fiscal Year 2001/02 Emergency Medical Services Standard Appropriation funds in the amount of $402,545 for emergency room services. (Budgeted, no County match) (All Districts)

C.49 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to submit a funding application and related certifications to, and execute a contract to accept funding from, the Community Development Department in an amount not to exceed $105,000 for the Emergency Shelter Grant Program to operate County's Homeless Shelter Program in Concord and Richmond during Fiscal Year 2001/02. (Budgeted, 100% County match) (All Districts)

C.50 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to accept and execute a transfer of a Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) project and remaining grant funds in the amount of $270,791 from St. Vincent de Paul to the County for its Homeless Program through June 30, 2002. (Budgeted, no County match) (All Districts)

C.51 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to submit a funding application and related certifications to, and execute a contract to accept funding from, the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) in an amount not to exceed $298,548 for the Families Employment Resources Services Together (FERST) multi-service centers for County's Homeless Program for Fiscal Year 2002/03. (96% Federal Funds, 4% County match)

C.52 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with the State Department of Health Services to increase the payment limit by $63,707,220 to a new payment limit of $359,636,760 and to extend the term through March 31, 2003, to cover health expenses for an increased number of Medi-Cal eligible clients in the Medi-Cal Local Initiative Health Plan. (Budgeted, No County match) (All Districts)

C.53 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with the Public Health Institute to increase the payment limit by $180,000 to a new payment limit of $390,000 and to extend the term through August 31, 2002, for the Development and Capacity-Building Project. (Budgeted, no County match) (All Districts)

C.54 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with the California Consumer Protection Foundation to pay the County an amount not to exceed $4,600 to update and print brochures for the Senior Nutrition Program, through August 31, 2002. (Appropriation Adjustment pending, No County 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.55 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Development Director to execute a contract with Contra Costa Centre Association in the amount of $179,470 for transportation demand management services for the period July 1, 2001 through June 30, 2002. (No General Fund impact) (District IV)

C.56 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Deputy Director-Redevelopment, or designee, to execute contracts allocating $138,000 in Fiscal Year 2001/2002 Emergency Shelter Grants (ESG) funds to the following:

A. Contra Costa Crisis Center for the Homeless Hotline $5,700

B. SHELTER, Inc. for the REACH Plus Program 12,000

C. Greater Richmond Interfaith Program (GRIP) for the Winter Relief Emergency Family Shelter 11,400

D. STAND! Against Domestic Violence for operation of The Rollie Mullen Center 12,000

E. Health Services Department for operation of the Central and West County Emergency Shelters 90,000

F. Community Development Department for ESG Administrative costs 6,900

(All Districts)

APPROVED and AUTHORIZED the Deputy Director-Redevelopment, or designee, to execute contracts allocating $138,000 in Fiscal Year 2001/2002 Emergency Shelter Grants (ESG) funds; and DIRECTED staff to continue their efforts in assisting the Northern California Family Coalition to locate additional funding for the Emergency Shelter for Runaway and Homeless Youth.

C.57 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with the In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS) Public Authority for continuing IHSS Program services for the period July 1, 2001 through June 30, 2002. (Budgeted, $228,406 County Cost) (All Districts)

C.58 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Fire Chief, Contra Costa County Fire Protection District, to execute a contract with Smartsource, Inc., in the amount of $47,850 to provide Microsoft Access application development services for the period October 1, 2001 to January 31, 2002. (Budgeted) (All Districts)

C.59 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with John Swett Unified School District in the amount of $80,000 for truancy prevention services for the period July 1, 2001 through June 30, 2002. (100% Federal Funds, Budgeted) (District II)

C.60 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with First Baptist Church of Pittsburg, to increase the payment limit by $163,401 to a new payment limit of $1,767,116 for staff salaries cost-of-living adjustments and staff training related to the Head Start Program. (80% Federal Funds, 20% In-kind match) (District V)

C.61 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Antioch Partnership for Quality Child Care, Inc., to increase the payment limit by $45,000 to a new payment limit of $135,448 for continuing Head Start Program enhancement services for the period January 1 through December 31, 2001. (100% Federal Funds) (All Districts)

C.62 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Telecare Corporation, effective June 1, 2001, to increase the payment limit by $109,548 to a new payment limit of $1,223,566, and to increase the automatic extension payment limit by $156,991 to a new automatic extension payment limit of $714,000, to provide sub acute care to additional mentally ill clients through December 31, 2001. (Budgeted, 100% Mental Health Realignment) (All Districts)

C.63 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Contra Costa Crisis Center to increase the payment limit by $49,500 to a new payment limit of $73,500 and to extend the term through June 30, 2002 for continuing 24-Hour Homeless Hotline services. (Budgeted, 65% Federal revenue, 35% County General Fund) (All Districts)

C.64 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Language Lines Services in an amount not to exceed $150,000 to provide over-the-phone interpreter services through August 31, 2002. (Enterprise I Budget) (All Districts)

C.65 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Elleen Deck in an amount not to exceed $60,000 to provide continuing consultation and technical assistance in regard to Federal SAMHSA Grant Projects through September 30, 2002. (Budgeted, 100% Federal funds) (All Districts)

C.66 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with REACH Project, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $216,122 to provide drug abuse prevention and treatment services through June 30, 2002, with a six-month automatic extension through December 31, 2002 in the amount of $108,057. (Budgeted, 82.7% Federal funds, 17.3% County General Fund) (All Districts)

C.67 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Rubicon Programs, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $131,400 for continuing provision and coordination of mental health services to seriously and persistently mentally ill adults who are participating in the Contra Costa County Health, Housing, and Integrated Services Network (HHISN) through June 30, 2002. (Budgeted, 100% Federal & Community Support and Housing Grant revenue) (All Districts)

C.68 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with New Connections, effective September 17, 2001, to increase the payment limit by $15,580 to a new payment limit of $288,830 to provide additional support services for County residents diagnosed with HIV disease, through February 28, 2002. (Budgeted, 100% Federal Ryan White CARE Act revenue) (All Districts)

C.69 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with Compass Group USA, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $1,344,137 to provide continuing congregate and home-delivered meals for County's Senior Nutrition Program for the period from July 1, 2001 through June 30, 2002, with a four-month automatic extension through October 31, 2002 in the amount of $443,565. (Budgeted, 100% federally funded through the State under Title III C-1 and Title III C-2 of the Federal Older Americans Act of 1965) (All Districts)

C.70 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Sharon T. Kuehn in an amount not to exceed $49,000 to provide continuing wellness recovery education services for the Department's Mental Health Adult Services, for the period November 1, 2001 through October 31, 2002. (Budgeted, 100% Mental Health Realignment partially offset by Medi-Cal Administration Activities [MAA]) (All Districts)

C.71 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Craig Nielsen, M.D., to provide continuing professional Anesthesiology services at the Contra Costa Regional Medical Center in accordance with a specified fee schedule, through December 31, 2001. (Budgeted, Patient Fees/Third Party Revenues) (All Districts)

C.72 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Paul H. Kwok, D.O., to provide continuing professional services at the Contra Costa Regional Medical Center, including Anesthesiology and administrative services, in accordance with a specified fee schedule, through December 31, 2001. (Budgeted, Patient Fees/Third Party Revenues) (All Districts)

C.73 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Merritt, Hawkins & Associates, effective October 1, 2001, to increase the payment limit by $10,000 to a new payment limit of $50,000 to provide additional recruitment services, through June 30, 2003. (Enterprise I Budget) (All Districts)

C.74 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Mark E. Vukalcic, M.D., to provide continuing professional Anesthesiology services at the Contra Costa Regional Medical Center in accordance with a specified fee schedule, through December 31, 2001. (Enterprise I Budget) (All Districts)

C.75 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with R. Jeffrey Lindsay, M.D., to provide continuing professional Anesthesiology services at the Contra Costa Regional Medical Center in accordance with a specified fee schedule, through December 31, 2001. (Enterprise I Budget) (All Districts)

C.76 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Daryl I. Smith, M.D., to provide continuing professional Anesthesiology services at the Contra Costa Regional Medical Center in accordance with a specified fee schedule, through December 31, 2001. (Enterprise I Budget) (All Districts)

C.77 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Chris Chen, M.D., to provide continuing professional Anesthesiology services at the Contra Costa Regional Medical Center in accordance with a specified fee schedule, through December 31, 2001. (Enterprise I Budget) (All Districts)

C.78 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with T. J. Maroon, M.D., to provide continuing professional Anesthesiology services at the Contra Costa Regional Medical Center in accordance with a specified fee schedule, through December 31, 2001. (Enterprise I Budget) (All Districts)

C.79 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Anthony C. Cheng, M. D., to provide continuing professional Anesthesiology services at the Contra Costa Regional Medical Center in accordance with a specified fee schedule, through December 31, 2001. (Enterprise I Budget) (All Districts)

Leases

C.80 AUTHORIZE the General Services Director to execute a sublease renewal with Phoenix Programs, Inc., for the premises at 1121 Detroit Avenue, Concord, for continued use by the Phoenix Programs. (Costs reimbursed by Phoenix Programs) (District IV)

Other Actions

C.81 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with the West Contra Costa Unified School District to allow staff from the Department's TeenAge Program (TAP) to provide education on health related topics to students at Richmond High School through August 31, 2002, and to indemnify the District from claims arising out of performance of the agreement. (Non-financial agreement) (District I)

C.82 CONTINUE the emergency action originally taken by the Board on October 26, 1999 on the Emergency Upgrade of County Telecommunications Infrastructure, as recommended by the County Administrator. (All Districts)

C.83 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, as recommended by the Health Services Director. (All Districts)

C.84 CONTINUE the emergency action originally taken by the Board of Supervisors on November 16, 1999 regarding the issue of homelessness in Contra Costa County, as recommended by the Health Services Director. (All Districts)

C.85 CONTINUE the Emergency Action taken by the Board of Supervisors on July 24, 2001 regarding the repair of the Briones Valley Road Bridge, Brentwood area. [CP# 01-42] (District III)

C.86 DECLARE as surplus and AUTHORIZE the Purchasing Agent to dispose of specified equipment that has been found to no longer be of public use, as recommended by the General Services Director. (All Districts)

C.87 ADOPT Resolution No. 2001/513 awarding construction contract in the amount of $141,066 for Voice and Data Cabling Infrastructure, First Floor, 50 Douglas Drive, Martinez for Department of Child Support Services to the lowest responsible bidder, Data-Communications Services, Inc., who has been found to have met the requirements of the County’s Outreach Program. (All Districts)

C.88 REFER to the Transportation, Water and Infrastructure Committee the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) Paratransit Study issue. (All Districts)

REFERRED to Supervisor DeSaulnier the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) Paratransit Study issue; and AUTHORIZED the Chair to send a follow-up letter.

C.89 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Chair, Board of Supervisors, to execute the 2001/2002 Agreement with the City of Brentwood for the Utility Connection Assistance Program, as recommended by the Building Inspection Director. (No County cost) (District III)

C.90 ADOPT Resolution No. 2001/515 authorizing the Sheriff-Coroner to execute a contract with the Contra Costa Community College District regarding the Office of the Sheriff Law Enforcement Training Center, adding four positions to the Sheriff’s Office, approving related appropriations and estimated revenue adjustments for the Law Enforcement Training Center Enterprise Fund, and approving fees for classes and courses offered through the Training Center. (All Districts) (See C.22, C.40)

C.91 AUTHORIZE the Chair, Board of Supervisors, to execute an agreement with Sheriff’s Charities, Inc., delineating responsibilities for construction and maintenance of the Contra Costa Peace Officer Monument. (No County funds) (District II)

Redevelopment Agency

C.92 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Deputy Director-Redevelopment to execute a contract in the amount of $30,000 between the Redevelopment Agency and the Ambrose Park and Recreation District for appraisals of two properties owned by Ambrose. (No General Fund impact) (District V)

 

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

11-5-2001

Cancelled

see above

Internal Operations Committee

11-5-2001

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.

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. Howard Jones v. Contra Costa County, C.C.C. Superior Court No. C 00-02357
    2. L. Tarango Trucking, et al. v. Contra Costa County, et al., U.S. District Court No. C98-02955 WHO

C. CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL--ANTICIPATED LITIGATION

Initiation of litigation pursuant to Gov. Code, § 54956.9(c): one potential case