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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

FEBRUARY 12, 2002

 

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 - "Work joyfully and peacefully, knowing that right thoughts and right efforts inevitably bring about right results." ~ James Allen

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

Approved as listed except as noted: C.99

HOUSING AUTHORITY CONSENT ITEMS

Approved as listed.

HA.1 ADOPT Resolution No. 5020 approving revised calculation of the Public Housing Operating Subsidy from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for the Housing Authority of the County of Contra Costa for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2002. (All Districts)

HA.2 APPROVE the Public Housing Agency Plan for fiscal year 2002/2003, as recommended by the Housing Authority Executive Director. (All Districts)

9:35 A.M.

PRESENTATIONS

Approved as listed.

PR.1 PRESENTATION to adopt Resolution No. 2002/82 commending Patty Chan for being selected as the 2001 Antioch Citizen of the Year and for her exemplary work on behalf of the County Library and the citizens of Antioch. (Supervisor Glover) (District V)

PR.2 PRESENTATION honoring Eleanor Smith and Francine Tinsley each for 20 years dedicated service to the Contra Costa County Health Services Department. (Linda Belton, Health Services Department) (All Districts)

PR.3 PRESENTATION to adopt Resolution No. 2002/78 recognizing Helen "The Rain Lady" Grinstead for her enduring efforts to assist the County's Hydrology Program in tracking rainfall in Walnut Creek for the last 41 years, and for serving as a model of community service in Contra Costa County. (Supervisor DeSaulnier) (District IV)

9:50 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 report from the County Administrator on the second quarter status of the County budget. (John Sweeten, County Administrator) (All Districts)

SD.3 CONSIDER oral report from the County Administrator, Health Services Director and the Office of Emergency Services Director on the recent chemical releases at the Chevron and Ultramar Diamond Shamrock Refineries, and on labor negotiations at local oil refining facilities. (John Sweeten, County Administrator; William Walker, M.D., Health Services Director; Scott Parsons, Office of Emergency Services Director) (All Districts)

ACCEPTED the oral report from the County Administrator, Health Services Director and the Office of Emergency Services Director on the recent chemical releases at the Chevron and Ultramar Diamond Shamrock refineries, and on labor negotiations in progress at local oil refining facilities; DIRECTED the Internal Operations Committee to investigate if the Industrial Safety Ordinance could be amended to provide for a fixed notice period for potential work stoppages; and DIRECTED staff to immediately initiate discussion with the labor and management personnel of the refineries regarding giving adequate notice to the County pertaining to the current threat of work stoppage; and DIRECTED staff to return to the Board on February 26, 2002, with the various community surveys that were conducted in the areas affected by recent chemical releases.

 SD.4 HEARING on the appeal of Wayne and Martha Hassler (Owner) from decision of County Abatement Officer declaring as a public nuisance property located at 6905 Piper Road, Bethel Island. C.C.C. Ord. 82-2.006 (C.C.C. Ord. 84-38.4 Uses Permitted in A-2 Zone). (Dan Stough, Building Inspection Department) (District V)

CLOSED the public hearing; DENIED the appeal of Wayne and Martha Hassler (Owners) from the decision of County Abatement Officer declaring as a public nuisance property located at 6905 Piper Road, Bethel Island; AFFIRMED the determination of the County Abatement Officer; and DIRECTED the County Abatement Officer to proceed and perform the work of the abatement. (AYES: II, III, V & I; NOES: None; ABSENT: IV; ABSTAIN: None)

SD.5 HEARING to adopt Resolution No. 2002/22 to consummate purchase and accept Grant Deed from Leon M. and Jean A. Knopoff, TRE, for property located at 4645 Pacheco Boulevard, in connection with the Pacheco Boulevard Realignment project, Martinez area. [CDD-CP01-62] (Lucy Owens, Public Works Department) (District II)

CLOSED the public hearing; ADOPTED Resolution No. 2002/90 consummating purchase and accepting Grant Deed from Leon M. and Jean A. Knopoff, TRE, for property located at 4645 Pacheco Boulevard, in connection with the Pacheco Boulevard Realignment project, Martinez area. (AYES: II, III, V & I; NOES: None; ABSENT: IV; ABSTAIN: None)

SD.6 HEARING to adopt Resolution No. 2002/59 approving the formation of the Wendt Ranch Geologic Hazard Abatement District (GHAD) and appointing the Board of Supervisors of Contra Costa County as the Board of Directors; and adopt Resolution No. 2002/60 appointing Officers for the Wendt Ranch GHAD; and adopt Resolution No. 2002/61 approving Wendt Ranch GHAD Budget and approving Repair, Maintenance and Improvement Program; and adopt Resolution No. 2002/62 of Intention to Order an assessment for the Wendt Ranch GHAD and fixing April 9, 2002 for a public hearing to consider protests against the assessment, Subdivision 8002, Danville area. (Geologic Hazard Abatement District Assessments) (Sherri Reed, Public Works Department) (District III)

CLOSED the public hearing; ADOPTED Resolution No. 2002/59 approving the formation of the Wendt Ranch Geologic Hazard Abatement District (GHAD) and appointing the Board of Supervisors of Contra Costa County as the Board of Directors; ADOPTED Resolution No. 2002/60, appointing Officers for the Wendt Ranch GHAD; ADOPTED Resolution No. 2002/61 approving Wendt Ranch GHAD Budget and approving Repair, Maintenance and Improvement Program; ADOPTED Resolution No. 2002/62 of Intention to Order an assessment for the Wendt Ranch GHAD and FIXED April 9, 2002 for a public hearing to consider protests against the assessment, Subdivision 8002, Danville area.

SD.7 CONSIDER directing the Internal Operations Committee to work with County staff on the establishment of a process for the orientation and ongoing training of advisory board members and their staff as to the legal requirements of the Better Government Ordinance, the Brown Act and the Maddy Appointive List Act, and on providing Internet access to current Maddy Appointive List information through the County's web page. (Supervisor DeSaulnier) (All Districts)

DIRECTED the Internal Operations Committee to work with the offices of the County Administrator, Clerk of the Board of Supervisors and County Counsel in the establishment of a process for the orientation and regular training of committee members and their support staff as to the legal requirements of the Better Government Ordinance, the Brown Act and the Maddy Book; FURTHER DIRECTED the County Administrator to report to the Internal Operations Committee regarding the status of efforts to establish and maintain an up-to-date Maddy Appointive List database and to provide access to current Maddy Act advisory body information through the County’s web page, the Internal Operations Committee to report back to the Board of Supervisors within 90 days.

U.1 By unanimous vote, with all Supervisors present, the following urgency item was added for consideration:

DIRECTED the County Administrator to work with the Departments of Health Services, Redevelopment, Office of Emergency Services, Code Enforcement, Contra Costa County Fire Protection District, County Counsel, and with Pacific Gas & Electric Co. (PG&E) to ensure appropriate assistance to the persons displaced by the natural gas explosion at the Park Regency Apartments; FURTHER DIRECTED that an investigation be conducted of the building conditions leading to the explosion and the relationship of this building to Contra Costa County Redevelopment area, and that a follow-up report to the Board be made to the Board on February 26, 2002.

 11:00 A.M.

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.

D.2 HEARING on the appeal by Robert M. Walls (Appellants) of the approval by the County Planning Commission of a land use permit to Steve and Laura Spragens (Applicant) and Leon Pereira, et al. (Owners) to establish a commercial riding school, horse boarding, horse training and veterinary services on a 50-acre parcel located at 1071 Pereira Road, Alhambra Valley area. (County File LP002048) (Rose Marie Pietras, Community Development Department) (District II)

CLOSED the public hearing; DENIED the appeal by Robert M. Walls of the approval by the County Planning Commission of a land use permit, as modified today, to Steve and Laura Spragen (Applicants) and Leon Pereira, et. al (Owners) to establish a commercial riding school, horse boarding, horse training, and veterinary services on a 50-acre parcel located at 1071 Pereira Road, Alhambra Valley area.

AJ.1 ADJOURNED in memory of Judge Allen Norris, Retired, of Richmond, a founding director of Contra Costa Legal Services.

 

Closed Session

 

THE BOARD WILL NOT BE MEETING ON FEBRUARY 19, 2002

 

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 plans and specifications for the Castro Ranch Bike Lanes project, Richmond area, and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to advertise for bids to be received on March 19, 2002. [CDD-CP # 00-27] (Transportation Development Act Article 3, Local Road) (District I)

C.2 ADOPT Traffic Resolution No. 2002/3980 prohibiting parking at all times on the west side of Saranap Avenue beginning at a point 25 feet north of the extension of the northern curb line of Boulevard Way and extending northerly a distance of 60 feet, Walnut Creek area. (District II)

C.3 ADOPT Traffic Resolution No. 2002/3981 prohibiting parking at all times on the northwest side of Renfrew Road beginning at the center line of Renfrew Court and extending northerly a distance of 60 feet and westerly a distance of 100 feet, El Sobrante area. (District I)

C.4 ADOPT Traffic Resolution No. 2002/3982 prohibiting parking at all times on the west side of Palm Avenue beginning at a point 112 feet south of the center line of Monterey Avenue and extending southerly a distance of 20 feet, Martinez area. (District II)

Engineering Services

C.5 MS 15-97: ADOPT Resolution No. 2002/63 exonerating the Deferred Right of Way Improvement Agreement for Alhambra Valley Road (cross-reference MS 7-01) for subdivision being developed by Antone E. Pereira Trust and Antone E. Pereira, Martinez area. (District II)

C.6 MS 15-97: ADOPT Resolution No. 2002/64 exonerating the Deferred Right of Way Improvement Agreement for Bear Creek Road (cross-reference MS 7-01) for subdivision being developed by Antone E. Pereira Trust and Antone E. Pereira, Martinez area. (District II)

C.7 MS 7-01: ADOPT Resolution No. 2002/65 accepting Grant Deed of Development Rights (Creek Structure Setback) for subdivision being developed by Henry F. Pereira, et. al., Martinez area. (District II)

C.8 MS 7-01: ADOPT Resolution No. 2002/66 approving the Parcel Map for subdivision being developed by Henry F. Pereira, et. al., Martinez area. (District II)

C.9 SUB 6610: ADOPT Resolution No. 2002/67 approving the substitute Subdivision Agreement and Road Improvement Agreement (cross-reference RA 1126) for subdivision being developed by Rock Island Homes, Inc., Bethel Island area. (District V)

 C.10 Deleted

 C.11 RA 1094: ADOPT Resolution No. 2002/84 approving the Improvement Agreement for Bollinger South, RA 1094 (cross-referenced Subdivision 7976 and RA 1127) being developed by Windemere BLC Land Company, LLC, San Ramon area. (District III)

C.12 RA 1127: ADOPT Resolution No. 2002/85 approving the Improvement Agreement for Bollinger South Alternative, RA 1127 and Off-Site Right of Way Agreement for Bollinger South, (RA 1094/1127), Subdivision 7976, being developed by Windemere BLC Land Company, LLC, San Ramon area. (District III)

C.13 SUB 8149: ADOPT Resolution No. 2002/69 approving the Final Map and Subdivision Agreement for subdivision being developed by Windemere BLC Land Company, LLC, San Ramon area. (District III)

C.14 SUB 8152: ADOPT Resolution No. 2002/70 approving the Final Map and Subdivision Agreement for subdivision being developed by Windemere BLC Land Company, LLC, San Ramon area. (District III)

C.15 SUB 8154: ADOPT Resolution No. 2002/71 approving the Final Map and Subdivision Agreement for subdivision being developed by Windemere BLC Land Company, LLC, San Ramon area. (District III)

C.16 SUB 8158: ADOPT Resolution No. 2002/72 approving the Final Map and Subdivision Agreement for subdivision being developed by Windemere BLC Land Company, LLC, San Ramon area. (District III)

Special Districts & County Airports

C.17 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Chief Engineer, Flood Control and Water Conservation District, to execute a contract with Subsurface Consultants, Inc., in the amount of $208,550 to provide geotechnical services for the Upper and Lower Sand Creek Basins project, for the period February 12, 2002 through January 31, 2003, Antioch area. (Drainage Area 104) (Districts III and V)

C.18 ADOPT Resolution No. 2002/83 of Acceptance and Notice of Completion for pavement repairs for Fire Station #10, 2955 Treat Blvd., Concord by B & B Grading and Paving, Inc., for the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District. (Budgeted) (District IV)

Claims, Collections & Litigation

C.19 DENY claims of P. & W. Greene.

Appointments & Resignations

C.20 APPOINT E. R. Riggall to a Member at Large seat on the Advisory Council on Aging, as recommended by the Advisory Council on Aging. (All Districts)

C.21 APPOINT Mim Carlson to a Member at Large seat on the Advisory Council on Aging, as recommended by the Advisory Council on Aging. (All Districts)

C.22 APPOINT Aram Hodess and Lily Aman to the Workforce Development Board, as recommended by the Internal Operations Committee.

C.23 APPOINT Kara Douglas and Jeremy W. Green to the Homeless Continuum of Care Advisory Board, as recommended by the Internal Operations Committee.

C.24 APPOINT Karen McPherson to the County Service Area P-2B Citizens Advisory Committee, as recommended by Supervisor Gerber.

Appropriation Adjustments - 2001/2002 FY

C.25 General Services-Building Maintenance (0079)/General Services-Building Occupancy (0077): AUTHORIZE transfer of appropriations in the amount of $45,500 from General County Building Occupancy to Building Maintenance to correct adjustment 5035 for repayment of a Productivity Investment Fund Loan for an energy management system at the Martinez Detention Facility. (All Districts)

C.26 General Services-Fleet Services (0063)/Plant Acquisition (0111): AUTHORIZE transfer of appropriations in the amount of $160,000 from Fleet Services to Plant Acquisition to purchase and install a direct supply CNG fuel dispenser system at 2467 Waterbird Way. (All Districts)

C.27 Probation Programs (0308)/Probation Facilities (0309): AUTHORIZE the transfer of $783,462 in appropriations from Probation Programs to Probation Facilities to distribute Board-approved cost-of-living adjustments. (All Districts)

C.28 General Services (0063)/Public Works (250500): AUTHORIZE new revenues in the amount of $1,700 from salvage from a retired vehicle and $21,301 from unanticipated tax revenues and APPROPRIATE to Fleet Services for the purchase of a 15-passenger van for the Public Works Department. (All Districts) (See C.92)

C.29 Employment and Human Services (0504): AUTHORIZE additional revenue in the amount of $102,000 from the U.S. Department of Justice and APPROPRIATE for the Truancy Prevention Demonstration Program for fiscal year 2001/2002. (All Districts)

C.30 Employment and Human Services (0503): AUTHORIZE additional revenue in the amount of $196,747 from the California Endowment and APPROPRIATE for the Southeast Asian Senior Access Collaborative Program for fiscal year 2001/2002. (All Districts)

C.31 Employment and Human Services (0502): AUTHORIZE additional revenue in the amount of $35,000 from the Zellerbach Family Fund and APPROPRIATE for expenditures related to the Welcome Home Baby Program for fiscal year 2001/2002. (All Districts)

Intergovernmental Relations

C.32 SUPPORT the efforts by the Trust for Public Land to secure funding to acquire the Cowell Ranch site, and AUTHORIZE the Chair, Board of Supervisors, to sign and submit a letter to the State of California Wildlife Conservation Board expressing support of a pending grant application submitted by the Trust for Public Lands in the amount of $3 million for acquisition of the site, as recommended by the Community Development Director. (District III)

C.33 ADOPT position of support for SB 1227 (Dutra), which would place a $2 billion bond measure on the State ballot in November 2002 to fund affordable housing, and AUTHORIZE the Chair, Board of Supervisors, to execute letters of support to the author and the County’s legislative delegation, as recommended by the Community Development Director. (No General fund impact) (All Districts)

C.34 ADOPT position of support for AB 1170 (Firebaugh), which establishes, but does not fund, a program to provide down-payment assistance to low or moderate income first-time homebuyers IF AMENDED to expand the eligibility criteria for county grants to include infill projects within unincorporated urban areas, as recommended by the County Administrator. (All Districts)

C.35 ACKNOWLEDGE that the California State Association of Counties (CSAC) Board of Directors voted not to continue to pursue a constitutional amendment to provide protection for local government revenues. (All Districts)

Personnel Actions

C.36 ADD two Planner I positions, one part time (20/40) Administrative Assistant II position, and one Clerk-Experienced position; CANCEL one Clerk-Beginning Level position, one Secretary Journey Level position, one Principal Planner Level A position and one Senior Planning Technician position in the Community Development Department. (Cost savings) (All Districts)

C.37 REALLOCATE the Employment and Human Services Department class of Volunteer Program Coordinator on the salary schedule. (State and Federal funds) (All Districts)

C.38 ADD one Clerical Supervisor position and one Translator position in the Employment and Human Services Department. (100% State and Federal funds) (All Districts)

C.39 ADD two Child Support Services Manager positions in the Department of Child Support Services. (100% State funds) (All Districts)

C.40 ADD two Account-Clerk Advanced Level positions in the Department of Child Support Services. (100% State funds) (All Districts)

C.41 ADD 12 Account-Clerk Experienced Level positions in the Department of Child Support Services. (100% State funds) (All Districts)

C.42 CANCEL two Sheriff’s Aide positions, and ADD two Child Support Specialist I positions in the Department of Child Support Services. (100% State funds) (All Districts)

C.43 ADD one part time (20/40) Intermediate Typist Clerk-Project position in the Office of the County Administrator. (Recording Fees) (All Districts)

C.44 ESTABLISH the class of Management Analyst III-Project and ADD one position in the Office of the County Administrator. (Recording Fees) (All Districts)

C.45 ESTABLISH the class of Fire Apparatus Services Coordinator, ALLOCATE it to the salary schedule and ADD one position; CANCEL one Equipment Mechanic position in the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District. (Budgeted) (All Districts)

C.46 INCREASE hours of one (20/40) Board of Supervisors Assistant-General Office position to full time; CANCEL one (20/40) Board of Supervisors Assistant-General Office position in District V. (District V)

C.47 TRANSFER one vacant Mental Health Children’s Services Supervisor-Project position in the Health Services Department into the Merit System. (No cost).

C.48 TRANSFER one Mental Health Community Support Worker-Project position into the Merit System and ABOLISH the class of Community Support Worker-Project, in the Health Services Department. (No cost).

C.49 ADD one Clerk-Experienced Level position in the Health Services Department. (Replaces temporary position, budgeted).

C.50 ADD five Exempt Medical Staff Physician positions in the Health Services Department. (Cost savings through elimination of contracts, added Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) revenue, budgeted).

C.51 ADD one Mental Health Clinical Health Specialist position in the Health Services Department. (100% Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment (EPSDT) revenue, mid-year appropriation adjustment).

C.52 ADD one Substance Abuse Counselor–Project position and one Intermediate Typist Clerk-Project position in the Health Services Department. (100% Proposition 36 revenue, budgeted).

C.53 ADD one Substance Abuse Lead Counselor position in the Health Services Department. (100% Proposition 36 revenue, budgeted).

C.54 TRANSFER two Public Health Nurse–Project positions in the Health Services Department into the Merit System. (No cost).

C.55 ADD two Charge Nurse positions in the Health Services Department. (100% revenue offset, mid-year appropriation adjustment).

C.56 INCREASE the hours of one Medical Social Worker II position from part time (20/40) to full time in the Health Services Department. (Cost savings through elimination of overtime payments, budgeted).

C.57 CANCEL one Ambulatory Care Clinic Coordinator position and ADD one Clerical Supervisor position in the Health Services Department. (Cost savings).

C.58 ADD one Network Analyst II position in the Health Services Department. (100% revenue offset, budgeted).

C.59 ADD one Administrative Services Assistant III position in the Health Services Department. (100% revenue offset, budgeted).

C.60 ADD one Exempt Medical Staff Physician position in the Health Services Department. (Eliminates contract cost, budgeted).

Grants & Contracts

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

C.61 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, on behalf of the Workforce Development Board, to receive funding in the amount of $62,647 from the State of California Employment Development Department for collecting, analyzing, and disseminating local occupational outlook information for the period January 1, 2002 through January 31, 2003. (All Districts)

C.62 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Sheriff-Coroner, or designee, to execute a contract with the City of Orinda in an amount not to exceed $89,864 to provide forensic services for the period July 1, 2001 through June 30, 2003. (Budgeted) (District III)

C.63 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Chief Information Officer, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Soft Link, Inc., to extend the term from December 31, 2001 to June 30, 2002 and to increase the payment limit by $120,000 to a new payment limit of $370,000 for technical assistance in the conversion to a new database platform for the County’s payroll system. (Budgeted) (All Districts)

C.64 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director to execute a contract with the East Diablo Fire Protection District, in the amount of ten cents per parcel, per year, to provide membership in the County's Computer/Mapping Geographic Information System, East County. (Districts III, IV, V)

C.65 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Tehama County, to pay Contra Costa County an amount not to exceed $25,831 to provide intensive day treatment services for seriously emotionally disturbed and at-risk children, through June 30, 2002. (No County match) (All Districts)

C.66 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Sheriff-Coroner, or designee, to execute a contract with the City of Richmond in amounts not to exceed $148,252 for the period July 1, 2001 through June 30, 2002, and $163,077 for the period July 1, 2002 through June 30, 2003, for forensic services. (Budgeted) (District I)

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

C.67 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Catholic Charities of the East Bay in the amount of $184,934 to provide child care and pre-school teacher training for CalWORKS refugees and immigrants residing in West Contra Costa County, and develop a food distribution program for East County immigrants and refugees for the period January 1 through December 31, 2002. (4% County, 96% Federal funds) (Budgeted) (Districts I, III, & V)

C.68 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the County Administrator, or designee, to execute a change order with Lathrop Construction Associates to increase the payment limit by $164,401 to a new payment limit of $16,580,937 to supply and install voice and data cable for the Martinez Health Center, 2500 Alhambra Drive, Martinez. (All Districts)

C.69 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Chief Information Officer, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with CSI Telecommunications to increase the payment limit by $55,000 to a new payment limit of $555,000 and to extend the term from December 31, 2001 to January 31, 2002, for additional consultation on the County’s microwave telecommunications system. (Budgeted) (All Districts)

C.70 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Sheriff-Coroner to execute contracts with John Sage and Robert Bagwell, each in amounts not to exceed $32,480, with John Schembra in an amount not to exceed $51,405, and with Marvin Ruff in an amount not to exceed $47,393, to provide instruction in vehicle operations for the period January 1 through June 30, 2002. (Revenue offset) (All Districts)

C.71 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Phoenix Programs, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $300,275 to provide outreach and support services for the County's Homeless Encampment Outreach Project, for the period January 1 through September 30, 2002. (Federal SAMHSA) (100% Federal SAMHSA revenue, budgeted) (All Districts)

C.72 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Michael Dossey, effective January 31, 2002, to increase the payment limit by $24,880 to a new payment limit of $74,640 and to extend the term from January 31 to April 30, 2002 for consultation and technical assistance regarding risk management and prevention services for facilities handling acutely hazardous materials. (100% State AB3777-RMPP revenue, budgeted) (All Districts)

C.73 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Community Violence Solutions, effective February 1, 2002, to increase the payment limit by $80,490 to a new payment limit of $207,490, and to increase the automatic extension payment limit by $40,245 to a new payment limit of $103,745, to provide additional Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment (EPSDT) Program services for children who have been traumatized, through June 30, 2002. (Mid-year appropriation adjustment, 51% Federal, 49% State EPSDT revenue) (All Districts)

C.74 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Evans/McDonough Company, Inc., effective January 15, 2002, to increase the payment limit by $20,000 to a new payment limit of $45,000 for chemical release or fire post-incident telephone surveys, through May 31, 2002. (National Institute of Chemical Studies (NICS) grant and CAER inspection fees, budgeted) (All Districts)

C.75 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Club Staffing, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $156,000 to provide temporary radiologists and occupational, physical and speech therapists at Contra Costa Regional Center and Contra Costa Health Centers, through January 31, 2003. (Enterprise I Budget) (All Districts)

C.76 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with J & C Nationwide, effective January 15, 2002, to increase the payment limit by $132,600 to a new payment limit of $238,680 for additional temporary psychiatrists for County's Adult Outpatient Mental Health Clinic in East County, through June 30, 2002. (100% Mental Health Realignment funds, budgeted) (Districts III, V)

C.77 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Nia Nonzamo in an amount not to exceed $46,050 to provide continuing dual diagnosis services with regard to the Health, Housing, and Integrated Services Network (HHISN) Project, for the period March 1, 2002 through February 28, 2003. (100% Mental Health Realignment funds, budgeted) (All Districts)

C.78 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with HomeBase-The Center for Common Concerns in an amount not to exceed $75,000 to provide continuing consultation and technical assistance to the Department with regard to the Continuum of Care planning and resource development, through September 30, 2002. (33.3% Federal SAMHSA grant, 66.7% net County cost, budgeted) (All Districts)

C.79 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Debra J. DenHerder, M.D., in an amount not to exceed $171,600 to provide continuing Child and Adolescent Psychiatric services at the East County Mental Health Outpatient Clinic, through February 28, 2003. (100% (51.35% Federal and 48.65% State Medi-Cal funds, budgeted) ( Districts III, V)

C.80 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Patricia L. Austin, M.D., Inc., in an amount not to exceed $115,000 to provide continuing professional Ophthalmology services at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center, for the period March 1, 2002 through February 28, 2003. (Enterprise I Budget) (All Districts)

C.81 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Complete Systems Diagnostics, to increase the payment limit by $30,000 to a new payment limit of $55,000 to provide additional ultrasound staffing coverage services for Contra Costa Regional Medical Center, through January 2, 2003. (Enterprise I Budget) (All Districts)

C.82 ACKNOWLEDGE receipt of notice from Catherine J. Litwein-Weigle, requesting contract termination effective December 20, 2001 related to consultation on provider relations in the Breast Cancer Partnership Program. (No fiscal impact)

C.83 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Lynda Walton (dba St. John's Board & Care Home), effective October 1, 2001, to increase the payment limit by $6,000 to a new payment limit of $54,000 to provide additional services to County-referred mentally disordered clients, through June 30, 2002. (100% Mental Health Realignment funds, budgeted)(All Districts)

C.84 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Muir Orthopaedic Specialists (formerly dba Muir Orthopedics), effective December 1, 2001, to increase the payment limit by $36,500 to a new payment limit of $118,500 to provide additional Orthopedic services, through February 28, 2002. (Enterprise I Budget) (All Districts)

C.85 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Linda Nakell, Ph.D., in an amount not to exceed $81,468 to provide continuing professional behavioral science consultation services for the County's Family Practice Residency Program, Symptom Control Program, and AIDS Program, through February 28, 2003. (Enterprise I Budget) (All Districts)

 C.86 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Willie Hardaway (dba Hardaway Family Care Home), in an amount not to exceed $36,000 to provide continuing augmented board and care services for County-referred mentally disordered clients, for the period March 1, 2002 through February 28, 2003. (100% Mental Health Realignment funds, budgeted) (All Districts)

C.87 ACKNOWLEDGE receipt of notice from Nanette Murphy, requesting contract termination effective October 10, 2001, related to consultation on parent support services in the Children's Mental Health Program.

C.88 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Phoenix Programs, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $406,986 to provide integrated housing services to the homeless mentally ill residents enrolled in facilities of the Street Relief Continuum, through June 30, 2002. (100% AB 2034 grant, budgeted) (All Districts)

C.89 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Rubicon Programs, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $68,187 to provide dual diagnosis treatment services in East, Central, and West Contra Costa County through June 30, 2002, including an automatic extension through December 31, 2002 in an amount not to exceed $81,824. (100% Proposition 36 funds, budgeted) (All Districts)

Other Actions

C.90 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Chair, Board of Supervisors, to submit applications to National Association of Counties for the 2002 Achievement Awards Program, as recommended by the County Administrator. (All Districts)

C.91 AUTHORIZE the redesignation of the Contra Costa County Historical Landmarks Advisory Committee in order that the County may propose historical points of interest for registration with the State Department of Parks and Recreation, as recommended by the Community Development Director. (All Districts)

C.92 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Fleet Manager to purchase one 15-passenger van for the Flood Control Division of the Public Works Department to replace a 1994 Diesel Club Wagon that is in poor condition with high mileage. (All Districts) (See C.28)

C.93 ADOPT Resolution No. 2002/79 approving an amendment to Land Conservation Contract No. 13-77 with Martin M. Enos Trust (dba Five Star Vineyards) affecting Parcel No. 001-041-051 to allow for a modular home for agricultural labor housing and an agricultural shed, as recommended by the Community Development Director. (District III)

C.94 ADOPT Resolution No. 2002/80 rescinding existing Land Conservation Contract No. 6-72 for an 82.49 acre portion of Parcel No. 006-220-002, owned by Robert and Barbara Milner, and approving a new Land Conservation Contract No. 01-0007, for the 82.49 acre portion owned by Robert and Barbara Milner, as recommended by the Community Development Director. (District III)

C.95 ADOPT Resolution No. 2002/81 approving an amendment to Land Conservation Contract No. 16-70 with Steven Freitas affecting Parcel No. 209-050-030 to allow for a modular home for agricultural labor housing and an agricultural equipment shed, as recommended by the Community Development Director. (District III)

C.96 AUTHORIZE the Community Development Director, or designee, to submit to the California Integrated Waste Management Board a Time Extension Request to meet the 50% waste diversion goal required by the Integrated Waste Management Act. (All Districts)

C.97 AUTHORIZE the County Administrator, or designee, to enter an exhibit in the 2002 California State Fair at a cost not to exceed $5,000 for design and construction. (Budgeted) (All Districts)

C.98 ADOPT Resolution No. 2002/73 to extend Cable Television Licenses for Contra Costa Cable Company; Crockett Cable Systems, Inc.; Televents, Inc.; and Televents of East County, Inc., from February 28 to August 31, 2002. (All Districts)

C.99 APPROVE recommendation of the Auditor-Controller to raise the threshold for capitalization of fixed assets related to buildings and building improvements from $5,000 to $100,000. (All Districts)

RELISTED to February 26, 2002, to approve recommendation of the Auditor-Controller to raise the threshold for capitalization of fixed assets related to buildings and building improvements from $5,000 to $100,000.

C.100 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a hold harmless agreement to indemnify the United Camps, Conferences and Retreats for use of their Westminster Retreat facility located at 512 Hemme Avenue, Alamo, on February 26, 2002 for use by the Health Services Department Mental Health staff. (District III)

C.101 REFER to the Internal Operations Committee and the Finance Committee the final Health Services Audit report for evaluation and follow-up, as recommended by the Internal Operations Committee. (All Districts)

C.102 REFER to the Internal Operations Committee the issues of timely notification of hazardous materials releases by industrial facilities and the County’s policies on fines for violations of the California Accidental Release Prevention Program and the Industrial Safety Ordinance, as recommended by the Internal Operations Committee. (All Districts)

C.103 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute an amendment to the Affiliation Agreement with the Regents of the University of California (U.C. Davis), effective June 30, 2002, to extend the term through June 30, 2004, to provide clinical experience at the County's Health Services facilities for students, residents and fellows of U.C. Davis School of Medicine. (Non-financial agreement) (All Districts)

Redevelopment Agency

C.104 AUTHORIZE the Executive Director, or designee, to submit the Redevelopment Agency’s 2000/2001 Annual Report of financial transactions to the State Controller, and to the State Department of Housing and Community Development. (All Districts)

 

 

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 F. D. Glover and M. DeSaulnier) - meets on the second and fourth Mondays of the month at 9:00 A.M. in Room 105, County Administration Building, 651 Pine Street, Martinez.

The Finance Committee (Supervisors G. B. Uilkema and D. Gerber) - meets on the first and third Mondays of the month at 10:30 A.M. in Room 108, County Administration Building, 651 Pine Street, Martinez.

The Internal Operations Committee (Supervisors M. DeSaulnier and G. B. Uilkema) - meets on the first and third Mondays of the month at 9:00 A.M. in Room 105, County Administration Building, 651 Pine Street, Martinez.

The Transportation, Water & Infrastructure Committee (Supervisors D. Gerber and F. D. Glover) - 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

2-18-02

10:30 A.M.

See above

Internal Operations Committee

2-18-02

9:00 A.M.

See above

Family and Human Services Committee

2-25-02

9:00 A.M.

See above

Transportation, Water & Infrastructure Committee

To be Determined

 

 

 

 

  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

 

 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. County of San Bernardino, et al. v. State Dept. of Health Services, Los Angeles Superior Court No. C 753610
    2. In re Pacific Gas and Electric Company, U. S. Bankruptcy Court, No. 01-30923 DM
    3. Contra Costa County v. Tosco Corporation, C.C.C. Superior Court No. C 99-00735 (consolidated with No. C 00-01026)