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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

JANUARY 15, 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 - "You can tell whether a man is clever by his answers. You can tell whether a man is wise by his questions." ~Naguib Mahfouz

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

Approved as listed except as noted: C.10, C.25, C.70, C.91

HOUSING AUTHORITY CONSENT ITEMS

Approved as listed.

HA.1 ACCEPT audited financial statements and independent auditors report for the period April 1, 2000 through March 31, 2001, performed by Patel and Associates, Certified Public Accountants, Oakland, California as recommended by the Advisory Housing Commission.

9:35 A.M.

PRESENTATIONS

PR.1 PRESENTATION to accept funding of $19,500 from Pacific Bell’s SBC Foundation to provide library cards to second graders in Contra Costa County. (Anne Cain, County Librarian) (All Districts)

ACCEPTED the presentation to accept funding of $19,500 from Pacific Bell’s SBC Foundation to provide library cards to second graders in Contra Costa County.

PR.2 PRESENTATION of 2001 Combined Charities Campaign. (Anne Cain, County Librarian, Campaign Chair and Tony Colón, Community Services Director, Campaign Co-Chair) (All Districts)

ACCEPTED the presentation of the 2001 Combined Charities Campaign

9:45 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 HEARING to adopt Notice of Intention to Adopt Resolution of Necessity for State Route 4 East Railroad Avenue to Loveridge Road Widening Project, Pittsburg area. (Donna Murdock, Public Works Department) (District V)

CLOSED the public hearing; and ADOPTED Resolution of Necessity No. 2002/3 for acquisition by eminent domain of real property for the State Route 4 East Railroad Avenue to Loveridge Road Widening Project, Pittsburg area.

SD.3 HEARING to consider the recommendation by the County Planning Commission to approve the application of Eddie W. Abard, Jr. (Applicant) and Walter and Irene Hardcastle (Owners) to rezone two adjacent parcels located at 4950 and 4940 Blum Road, Martinez, from Multiple Family (M-29) to General Commercial (C). (Dennis Barry, Community Development Director)

CLOSED the public hearing; ADOPTED the recommendation of the County Planning Commission to approve the rezoning of a .33 acre parcel and an adjacent .44 acre parcel from Multiple Family Residential (M-29) to Commercial (C); FOUND the Negative Declaration prepared for this project to be adequate for the purposes of compliance with the California Environmental Quality Act, and ADOPTED the same; INTRODUCED the Ordinance No. 2002- 03 giving effect to the aforesaid rezoning, WAIVED the reading and FIXED February 5, 2002 for adoption.

 

10:00 A.M.

SD.4 HEARING on the appeal of Douglas A. Loftfield (Owner) from decision of the County Abatement Officer declaring as a public nuisance property located at 2818 and 2826 Dutch Slough Road, Oakley area. (C.C.C. Ordinance Sections 82-2.006, 88-4.206) (Dan Stough, Building Inspector) (District V)

CLOSED the public hearing; DENIED the appeal of Douglas A. Loftfield (Owner) from decision of the County Abatement Officer declaring as a public nuisance property located at 2818 and 2826 Dutch Slough Road, Oakley; AFFIRMED the determinations of the County Abatement Officer; and DIRECTED the County Abatement Officer to proceed and perform the work of the abatement.

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

PROJECTED

TIME

D.1 PUBLIC COMMENT. (3 Minutes/Speaker) There were no requests to speak.

D.2 CONSIDER actions to be taken with regard to the implementation and financing of the Downtown El Sobrante Transportation and Land Use Plan. (Supervisor Gioia and John Greitzer, Community Development Department) (District I)

APPROVED in concept the Downtown El Sobrante Transportation and Land Use Plan; AUTHORIZED staff to initiate a General Plan Amendment Study; AUTHORIZED staff to submit grant applications to the Community Development Block Grant Program, the California Department of Housing and Community Development, an other appropriate sources to finance the General Plan Amendment Study; AUTHORIZED staff to apply for implementation grants from applicable grant programs to implement the short-term early phase projects in the plan; and AUTHORIZED the Director of Community Development and the Director of Public Works to execute contracts with grant agencies if the County receives the aforementioned grants.

D.3 CONSIDER adopting a policy regarding the use of project labor agreements on certain County construction projects and establishing a dollar threshold at which County construction projects will be subject to such a policy. (Supervisor Gioia) (All Districts)

ADOPTED the policy, as amended, regarding the use of project labor agreements on County construction projects and establishing a threshold of $1,000,000, at which County construction projects will be subject to such a policy. (AYES: I, III, IV, V; NOES: II; ABSENT: None; ABSTAIN: None)

11:00 A.M.

D.4 HEARING on the appeal of Clair Calhoon objecting to the Community Development Department’s decision to reject a late appeal relating to a tree removal permit to remove seven trees at 2300 Tice Valley Blvd., Walnut Creek. (County File #TP010020) (District III) (Aruna Bhat, Community Development Department)

CONTINUED to February 5, 2002 at 11:00 a.m.. the hearing on the appeal of Clair Calhoon objecting to the Community Development Department’s decision to reject a late appeal relating to a tree removal permit to remove seven trees at 2300 Tice Valley Blvd., Walnut Creek; and DIRECTED the Community Development Department to return to the Board of Supervisors with recommendations.

Closed Session

1:00 P.M.

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

D.5 HEARING to consider a land use permit application of Bio Energy, L.L.C., (Applicant) – Keller Canyon Landfill Company (Owner), County File #LP012115 for proposed landfill gas power plant at the Keller Canyon Landfill, and related consideration of electricity surcharge and California Environmental Quality Act compliance, unincorporated area. (Deidra Dingman, Community Development Department)

CONTINUED to February 5, 2002 at 1:00 p.m., the hearing to consider a land use permit application of Bio Energy, L.L.C., (Applicant) – Keller Canyon Landfill Company (Owner), for proposed landfill gas power plant at the Keller Canyon Landfill, and related consideration of electricity surcharge and California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) compliance; and DIRECTED Community Development staff to provide the Board of Supervisors with information regarding issues raised today.

Adjourn in Memory of Gary Ward Clayton of Martinez

CONSENT ITEMS

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

Road and Transportation

C.1 ADOPT Resolution No. 2002/8 accepting as complete the contracted work performed by Top Grade Construction, Inc., for the 2001 Rubber Asphalt Concrete Overlays-Federally Funded project, Central & East County areas. (Transportation Equity Act & Measure C Funds) (Districts II, IV, & V)

C.2 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director to execute a contract amendment with Diaz, Diaz and Boyd, Inc., to increase the payment limit by $25,000 to a new payment limit of $75,000 and to extend the term from December 31, 2001 to December 31, 2002, for real property appraisal services in connection with State Route 4 West Gap project, Hercules area. (Contra Costa Transportation Authority funds) (District II)

C.3 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director to execute a contract with Diaz, Diaz & Boyd, Inc., in the amount of $60,000 to provide appraisal and expert witness services in connection with the State Route 4 East, Railroad Avenue to Loveridge Road project, for the period November 1, 2001 to December 31, 2002, Pittsburg area. [CDD-CP#00-85] (Contra Costa Transportation Authority funds) (District V)

C.4 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director to submit a 2002/2003 Community Development Block Grant application in the amount of $50,000 for the Bayo Vista area Curb Ramps Phase I project, Rodeo area. (District II)

C.5 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director to submit 2002/2003 Transportation Development Act Grant applications in the amount of $571,000 for bicycle and pedestrian projects, Countywide. (All Districts)

C.6 ADOPT Traffic Resolution No. 2002/3978 prohibiting parking at all times for vehicles 6 feet in height or higher, or 20 feet in length or longer on the east side of San Pablo Avenue, beginning at the north edge of Shamrock Drive and extending northeasterly to the south edge of Tara Hills Drive, Tara Hills area. (District II)

C.7 ADOPT Traffic Resolution No. 2002/3979 prohibiting parking at all times for vehicles 6 feet in height or higher, or 20 feet in length or longer on both sides of Tara Hills Drive beginning at the south edge of San Pablo Avenue and extending southerly a distance of 420 feet, Tara Hills area. (District II)

C.8 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director to execute the First Amendment to the contract with Sanders and Associates Geostructural Engineering, Inc., effective July 15, 2001, to increase the payment limit by $10,000 to a new payment limit of $37,500 for design and construction related services for the Christie Road Erosion Repair project, Hercules area. (70% Federal Emergency Management Agency Funds, 20% State Funds, 10% Road Funds) (District II)

C.9 RESCIND Board of Supervisors’ approval of the relocation assistance claims from Doris Woodard, which were approved on May 22, 2001 in the amount of $17,255.62; APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Principal Real Property Agent to execute the Relocation Assistance Claim forms from Doris Woodard for moving expenses and rental assistance, and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director to charge the project by journal entry the sum of $2,675 and credit the revolving fund monies for the same amount, in connection with the State Route 4 East, Railroad Avenue to Loveridge Road project, Pittsburg area. [CDD-CP# 00-85] (Contra Costa Transportation Authority funds) (District V)

C.10 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director to execute the Right-of-Way Contract and the Agreement for Conveyance of Real Property; and ACCEPT the Grant of Easement from the Pittsburg Unified School District; and AUTHORIZE the payment of $54,200 to the Pittsburg Unified School District for property rights in connection with the State Route 4 East, Railroad Avenue to Loveridge Road project, Pittsburg area. [SCH# 200011 2007] (Contra Costa Transportation Authority) (District V)

RELISTED to an undetermined future date, consideration to approve and authorize the Public Works Director to execute the Right-of-Way Contract and the Agreement for Conveyance of Real Property; and accept the Grant of Easement from the Pittsburg Unified School District; and

AUTHORIZE the payment of $54,200 to the Pittsburg Unified School District for property rights in connection with the State Route 4 East, Railroad Avenue to Loveridge Road project, Pittsburg area.

Engineering Services

C.11 APN: 011-150-014: ACCEPT Resolution No. 2002/9 accepting Offer of Dedication for Roadway Purposes for APN 011-150-014 (cross-reference ZC-476) being developed by Sims Family Trust, Brentwood area. (District III)

C.12 DA 0005: ACCEPT Resolution No. 2002/10 approving the Drainage Improvement Agreement for Hidden Valley Detention Basin, DA 0005 (cross-reference Subdivision 7976) being developed by Windemere BLC Land Company, LLC, Dougherty Valley area. (District III)

C.13 DA 0006: ACCEPT Resolution No. 2002/11 approving the Drainage Improvement Agreement for Alamo Creek Restoration, DA 0006 (cross-reference Subdivision 7976) being developed by Windemere BLC Land Conpany, LLC, Dougherty Valley area. (District III)

C.14 DA 0007: ACCEPT Resolution No. 2002/12 approving the Drainage Improvement Agreement for Water Quality Pond 3/4, DA 0007 (cross-reference Subdivision 7976) being developed by Windemere BLC Land Conpany, LLC, Dougherty Valley area. (District III)

C.15 DA 0008: ACCEPT Resolution No. 2002/13 approving the Drainage Improvement Agreement for Water Quality Pond 5/9, DA 0008 (cross-reference Subdivision ), being developed by Richard Taylor, Brentwood area. (District III)

C.16 MS 113-90: ACCEPT Resolution No. 2002/14 approving the third extension of the Subdivision Agreement, MS 113-90, being developed by Richard Taylor, Brentwood area. (District III)

C.17 RA 1102: ACCEPT Resolution No. 2002/15 approving the Subdivision Agreement (Right of Way Landscaping) for Bollinger Canyon Road, RA 1102 (cross-reference Subdivision 7976) being developed by Windemere BLC Land Company, LLC, Dougherty Valley area. (District III)

C.18 RA 1102: ACCEPT Resolution No. 2002/16 approving the Road Improvement Agreement for Bollinger Canyon Road, RA 1102 (cross-reference Subdivision 7976) being developed by Windemere BLC Land Company, LLC, Dougherty Valley area. (District III)

C.19 SUB 7591: ACCEPT Resolution No. 2002/17 accepting the Final Map for Subdivision 7591 being developed by Jerry E. Duarte, Knightsen area. (District III)

C.20 SUB 7998: ACCEPT Resolution No. 2002/18 approving the Final Map and Subdivision Agreement for Subdivision 7998 being developed by HCV and Associates, San Ramon area. (District III)

C.21 SUB 7998: ACCEPT Resolution No. 2002/19 accepting the Grant Deed Deveolpment Rights (Scenic Easement), for Subdivision 7998, being developed by Toll Land XXII Limited partnership, a California Limited Partnership, San Ramon area. (District III)

C.22 SUB 7998: ACCEPT Resolution No. 2002/20 accepting the Grant Deed of Developmnt Rights (Structure Setbak Easement), for Subdivision 7998, being developed by Toll Land XXII Limited partnership, a California Limited Partnership, San Ramon area. (District III)

C.23 RA 1108: ACCEPT Resolution No. 2002/21 approving the Road Improvement Agreement for Bollinger Canyon Road, RA 1108 (cross-reference Subdivision 7976) being developed by Windemere BLC Land Company, LLC, Dougherty Valley area. (District III)

Special Districts & County Airports

C.24 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director to execute a Statement of Acceptance of the State of California Grant Money for a Master Plan (including environmental analysis) and Business Plan Study for the Byron Airport in the amount of $15,750. (Total cost of the Airport Master Plan and Business Plan Study is $350,000.) (90% Federal Aviation Administration, 5.5% Airport Enterprise Fund, 4.5% State Funds) (District III)

Claims, Collections & Litigation

C.25 DENY claims of L. Bottero; M. Dillon; and DENY Application to File Late Claim for Caring Friend Inc. & Virginia Fuller.

CORRECTED TO READ: DENIED claims of L. Bottero; M. Dillon, C. Sewell; and DENIED Application to File Late Claim for Caring Friend Inc. & Virginia Fuller.

Hearing Dates

C.26 ADOPT Resolution No. 2002/22 accepting the Notice of Intention to purchase real property for the Pacheco Boulevard Realignment project, identified as 4645 Pacheco Boulevard, Martinez, and fixing February 12, 2002 at 9:00 a.m., for a public hearing to consummate such purchase, Martinez area. (Martinez Area of Benefits) (District II)

C.27 ADOPT Resolution No. 2002/23 accepting the petition for formation of the Wendt Ranch Geologic Hazard Abatement District and fixing February 12, 2002 at 9:00 a.m., for a public hearing on the proposed formation, Subdivision 8002, Danville area. (Geologic Hazard Abatement District Assessments) (District III)

C.28 ADOPT Resolution No. 2002/24 accepting the Engineer’s Report and fixing a hearing for March 12, 2002 at 9:00 a.m. for a public hearing to consider levying an assessment for additional parcels to be annexed to County Service Area L-100, MS 980013, San Ramon area. (District III)

Honors & Proclamations

C.29 ADOPT Resolution No. 2002/33 honoring Jack Garcia upon his retirement from the Goodwill Industries of the Greater East Bay, Inc., as recommended by Supervisor Uilkema.

C.30 ADOPT Resolution No. 2002/28 honoring Chief Michael E. Phalen upon the occasion of his retirement from the City of Pleasant Hill, as recommended by Supervisor DeSaulnier.

C.31 ADOPT Resolution No. 2002/34 honoring Caesar Perales as Lafayette Chamber of Commerce Business Person of the Year, as recommended by Supervisor Uilkema.

C.32 ADOPT Resolution No. 2002/29 honoring Lieutenant Jack M. Harper upon the occasion of his retirement from the City of Pleasant Hill, as recommended by Supervisor DeSaulnier.

C.33 ADOPT Resolution No. 2002/30 honoring Lieutenant Dennis R. Horgan upon the occasion of his retirement from the City of Pleasant Hill, as recommended by Supervisor DeSaulnier.

C.33A ADOPT Resolution No. 2002/35 honoring David E. Stevens on the occasion of his retirement from Caltrans, as recommended by Supervisor Gioia. (District I)

Appointments & Resignations

C.34 AMEND residency requirement for participation on the Kensington Municipal Advisory Council from five years to three years, as recommended by Supervisor Gioia.

C.35 APPOINT Celine Zwang to the District II-A seat on the Family and Children’s Services Advisory Committee, as recommended by Supervisor Uilkema. (District II)

C.36 REAPPOINT George C. Hunter, Jr., to the Advisory Council on Equal Employment Opportunity, as recommended by the Internal Operations Committee. (All Districts)

C.37 REAPPOINT Heather Gibson (formerly LeRoy) to the Board of Trustees of the Mosquito and Vector Control District, as recommended by the Internal Operations Committee. (All Districts)

C.38 REAPPOINT Sharon Marsh to the Appointee 4 seat on the Byron Municipal Advisory Council, as recommended by Supervisor Gerber.

C.39 REAPPOINT Nick Papadakos to the Appointee 5 seat on the Byron Municipal Advisory Council, as recommended by Supervisor Gerber.

C.40 REAPPOINT Aletha Jody Merriam to the Appointee 6 seat on the Byron Municipal Advisory Council, as recommended by Supervisor Gerber.

C.41 APPOINT Rick A. Kendrick to the Appointee 7 seat on the Byron Municipal Advisory Council, as recommended by Supervisor Gerber.

C.42 REAPPOINT Alvin J. Simas, Jr. to the Appointee 5 seat on the Knightsen Town Advisory Council, as recommended by Supervisor Gerber.

C.43 APPOINT Thomas Lauranne Jepsen to the Appointee 3 seat on the Knightsen Town Advisory Council, as recommended by Supervisor Gerber.

Appropriation Adjustments - 2001/2002 FY

C.44 General Services (0020): AUTHORIZE reallocation of $34,260 in revenue to reflect GASB 34 accounting requirements. (All Districts)

C.45 General Services (0079): AUTHORIZE new revenue in the amount of $164,281 from accumulated depreciation and a Bay Area Air Quality Management District Transportation Fund for Clean Air (TFCA) grant for a compressed natural gas (CNG) aerial lift for the Traffic Signal Shop and APPROPRIATE to Building Maintenance to replace needed equipment. (All Districts)

C.46 General Services - Fleet Services (0063)/Public Works (0650): AUTHORIZE transfer of appropriations in the amount of $58,433 from Public Works to Fleet Services for the differential between the replacement cost for eight replacement vehicles, and the depreciation and salvage value. (Vehicle purchase approved with the adoption of the 2001/2002 Final Budget.) (All Districts)

C.47 Public Works (0650)/Public Works - County Drainage Maintenance (0330): AUTHORIZE transfer of appropriations in the amount of $4,000 from Public Works to County Drainage Maintenance for Hill 310 drainage maintenance support. (District V)

Intergovernmental Relations

C.48 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Chair, Board of Supervisors, to sign a letter to the Governor and Legislators urging the distribution of the $29.7 million in new funding for state Afterschool Learning and Safe Neighborhoods Partnerships grants, as recommended by the County Administrator. (All Districts)

Personnel Actions

C.49 AMEND Position Adjustment Resolution No. 19082, which reclassified one Clerk-Senior Level position to Secretary-Journey Level, to correct effective date from October 24, 2001 to August 1, 2001 in the Employment and Human Services Department. (All Districts)

C.50 ADD one Social Service Program Analyst position in the Employment and Human Services Department. (80% State and Federal, 20% County Funds)(Budgeted)(All Districts)

C.51 ADD one Social Service Division Manager position and one Social Service Program Analyst position in the Employment and Human Services Department. (80% State and Federal, 20% County funds)(Budgeted)(All Districts)

C.52 ADOPT Resolution No. 2002/31 aligning the salary range of specified classifications with the January 2002 State Minimum Wage Rate. (All Districts)

C.53 ABANDON the class of Family and Children Services Enrollment and Facilities Assistant-Project in the Community Services Department. (All Districts)

C.54 REALLOCATE the salary of After School Program Supervisor in the Health Services Department. (100% Grant funds included in mid-year appropriation adjustment.) (All Districts)

C.55 ESTABLISH the class of After School Program Teacher; TRANSFER 15 vacant and 11 filled After School Program Teacher-Project positions to the new class in the Health Services Department. (No additional cost) (All Districts)

C.56 ADD three part time (20/40) After School Program Teacher positions in the Health Services Department. (100% revenue offset, included in mid-year appropriation adjustment.) (All Districts)

C.57 ADD eight part time (25/40) Developmental Program Aide positions and two part time (25/40) Senior Developmental Program Aide positions in the Health Services Department. (100% Grant funds, included in mid-year appropriation adjustment.) (All Districts)

C.58 ADD two Administrative Services Assistant III positions in the Community Services Department. (100% revenue offset, Budgeted) (All Districts)

C.59 ADD one Personnel Services Assistant III position and CANCEL one Personnel Services Assistant II position in the Community Services Department. (100% revenue offset, Budgeted) (All Districts)

C.60 INCREASE the hours of one Cardiology Technician II from part time (32/40) to full time in the Health Services Department. (Elimination of overtime costs) (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.61 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to submit a proposal to the County’s Community Development Block Grant Program for $15,000 to continue supporting a Substance Abuse/Mental Health component of the Service Integration Program. (All Districts)

C.62 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to submit a proposal to the County’s Community Development Block Grant Program for $18,000 to continue supporting services at the Bay Point Works Community Career Center. (District V)

C.63 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute contracts with the Regional Center of the East Bay to pay the County a maximum amount of $9,006, effective April 15, 2001, for start-up funds for the development of an Adult Social Recreation Program in Concord for the developmentally disabled, and to pay the County an amount up to $83,370 at a rate of $15.88 per direct service hour, to implement the Adult Social Recreation Program pilot project at the George Miller Center (East) for the developmentally disabled, through December 31, 2002. (Mid-year appropriation adjustment, no County funds required) (All Districts)

C.64 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute contracts with the Regional Center of the East Bay to pay the County a maximum amount of $9,006, effective April 15, 2001, for start-up funds for the development of an Adult Social Recreation Program in Richmond for the developmentally disabled, and to pay the County an amount up to $83,370 at a rate of $15.88 per direct service hour, to implement the Adult Social Recreation Program pilot project at the George Miller Center (West) for the developmentally disabled, through December 31, 2002. (Mid-year appropriation adjustment, no County funds required) (All Districts)

C.65 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with the California Department of Health Services in an amount not to exceed $50,000 for HIV laboratory testing services provided by the County's Public Health Laboratory, through June 30, 2002. (Mid-year appropriation adjustment, 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.66 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Michael D. Lantry Consulting to increase the payment limit by $667,200 to a new payment limit of $1,270,860 for technical consulting and project management support services, through June 30, 2002. (85% State and Federal Funds, 15% County)(Budgeted)(All Districts)

C.67 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with the Contra Costa County Office of Education, to increase the payment limit by $145,000 to a new payment limit of $775,000 for youth development services, through June 30, 2002. (All Districts)

C.68 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the General Services Director to execute Change Order No. 14 to the contract for construction of the New County Office Building at 4549 Delta Fair Boulevard, Antioch, with Roek Construction, to increase the payment limit by $81,372 to a new payment limit of $6,504,907 for the installation of work stations. (Plant Acquisition, Budgeted)(District V)

C.69 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the General Services Director to execute Change Order No. 6 to the contract for Parking Lot Expansion and Repairs at Summit Centre, 2530 Arnold Drive, Martinez with Carone & Sons, to increase the payment limit by $31,500 to a new payment limit of $410,770 to add a new concrete sidewalk and stairway from the building to the new parking lot. (Plant Acquisition, Budgeted)(District II)

C.70 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Human Resources Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Venturi Staffing Services, AppleOne Employment Service, TAC Staffing Services, and TSU Staffing, Inc., to extend the term from December 31, 2001 through July 31, 2002 and increase the payment limit by $1,000,000 to a new payment limit of $4,350,000 to provide temporary help to County agencies, departments or offices. (Funded by User Departments)(All Districts)

APPROVED and AUTHORIZED the Human Resources Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Venturi Staffing Services, AppleOne Employment Service, TAC Staffing Services, and TSU Staffing, Inc., as amended, to extend the term from December 31, 2001 through July 31, 2002 and increase the payment limit by $750,000 to a new payment limit of $4,100,000 to provide temporary help to County agencies, departments or offices.

C.71 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Sheriff-Coroner, or designee, to execute a contract with PropertyBureau.com to sell certain property through an on-line auction service, beginning December 1, 2001 and continuing until terminated by either the County or PropertyBureau.com. (All Districts)

C.72 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Patricia Sussman in the amount of $85,000 for Long-Term Care Integration Planning Project management services for the period January 1 through December 31, 2002. (50% County, Budgeted, 50% State)(All Districts)

C.73 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Ernst & Young, LLP, in an amount not to exceed $55,000 to provide consultation and technical assistance to the Department with regard to a review of the Contra Costa Health Plan's Fiscal Year 2000/2001 cost report, through December 31, 2002. (100% Federal funds and third party revenues, Budgeted) (All Districts)

C.74 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with Bi-Bett Corporation in an amount not to exceed $254,020 to provide perinatal treatment services for women at the Wollam House through June 30, 2002, with an automatic extension through December 31, 2002 in an amount not to exceed $118,260. (100% funded by State CalWORKs, Budgeted) (All Districts)

C.75 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Patti Landrum, R.N., in an amount not to exceed $97,352 for continuing consultation and technical assistance to the Contra Costa Health Plan with regard to the Quality Improvement Program, for the period January 15 through December 31, 2002. (100% Health Plan member premiums, Budgeted) (All Districts)

C.76 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Pauline S. Jones, R.N., in an amount not to exceed $106,156 to provide continuing consultation and technical assistance to the Contra Costa Health Plan with regard to the Psychiatric Services, Advice Nurse and Care Coordination Programs, for the period from January 15 through December 31, 2002. (100% Health Plan member premiums, Budgeted) (All Districts)

C.77 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with KGI, Inc., (dba Key Temps) in an amount not to exceed $47,000 to continue to provide temporary registered dental assistants at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center and Contra Costa Health Centers, through December 31, 2002. (Enterprise I Budget) (All Districts)

C.78 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Julie O. Fulford (dba Valley Audiology) in an amount not to exceed $90,500 to provide continuing audiological services to County-referred patients, through December 31, 2002. (Enterprise I Budget) (All Districts)

C.79 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with Family Stress Center in an amount not to exceed $115,000 to provide continuing mental health services, including individual group, and family collateral counseling, case management, and medication management for CalWORKs participants, through June 30, 2002. (100% funded by State CalWORKs, Budgeted) (All Districts)

C.80 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with New Connections in an amount not to exceed $662,253 to provide continuing substance abuse treatment and recovery services, outpatient perinatal intensive day treatment services, and substance abuse and mental health assessment services for participants in the CalWORKs Program through June 30, 2002, with an automatic extension through December 31, 2002 in an amount not to exceed $331,127. (100% funded by State CalWORKs, Budgeted) (All Districts)

C.81 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with Ujima Family Recovery Services in an amount not to exceed $490,412 to provide continuing CalWORKs Perinatal Treatment services for women at The Rectory through June 30, 2002, with an automatic extension through December 31, 2002 in an amount not to exceed $218,394. (100% funded by State CalWORKs, Budgeted) (All Districts)

C.82 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Seneca Residential and Day Treatment Center, Inc., effective November 1, 2001, to increase the payment limit by $437,500 to a new payment limit of $511,000, and to add a six-month automatic extension through December 31, 2002 in an amount not to exceed $191,625, for the provision of additional day treatment, mental health, and medication support services, including services for Medi-Cal eligible County-referred minors, through June 30, 2002. (Mid-year appropriation adjustment, 100% funded by Federal Medi-Cal and State funds) (All Districts)

C.83 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Healthcare Financial Staffing, effective January 1, 2002, to increase the payment limit by $98,000 to a new payment limit of $300,000 to provide additional qualified professionals to assist the Department with implementation of the Ambulatory Payment Classification System for the County's Medicare population. (Enterprise I Budget) (All Districts)

C.84 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a cancellation agreement with Robert A. Hardy, M.D., effective at the close of business on January 1, 2002. (Cost reduction, Enterprise I Budget) (All Districts)

C.85 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Compliance Solutions, LLC, effective December 3, 2001, to increase the payment limit by $42,500 to a new payment limit of $67,500 to provide additional consultation and technical assistance with regard to the Commercial Billing Backlog Project, through June 30, 2002. (Enterprise I Budget) (All Districts)

C.86 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a cancellation agreement with John L. Kronick, M.D., effective at the close of business on December 31, 2002; and a contract with John L. Kronick, M.D., in an amount not to exceed $136,200 to provide professional orthopedic surgery services, for the period January 1 through December 31, 2002. (Enterprise I Budget) (All Districts)

Leases

C.87 EXERCISE the second option to extend the lease, dated May 17, 2002, with the Housing Authority of Contra Costa County for the premises at 1744 4th Street, Richmond for the Health Services Department, through December 31, 2002. (100% Grant Revenue offset)(District I)

C.88 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the General Services Director to execute a lease with the Cranbrook Realty Investment Group, L.P., for the premises at 1330 Arnold, Suite 140, Martinez for the Health Services Department, Mental Health Division, through November 30, 2011. (District II)

C.89 EXERCISE the third option to extend the lease with the City of Brentwood for the premises at 118 Oak Street, Brentwood for the Health Services Department, through December 31, 2002. (Health Services Department, Budgeted)

C.90 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the General Services Director to execute the First Amendment to a lease with the East 18th St. Center Partnership to extend the term through June 30, 2005 with no increase in rate, for the premises at 201 E. 18th Street, Antioch for the Employment and Human Services Department.

Other Actions

C.91 ACCEPT reports prepared by the Workforce Development Board (WDB) Executive Director on 2001 activities, and REQUEST the WDB to consider taking actions to focus more assistance on the economically disadvantaged and to strengthen channels of communication amongst the WDB, the One-Stop Centers, the Employment and Human Services Department, and the Board of Supervisors, as recommended by the Internal Operations Committee. (All Districts)

APPROVED and AUTHORIZED the Health Service Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Unilab Corporation in an amount not to exceed $250,000 to provide continuing outside clinical laboratory services for Contra Costa Regional Medical Center and Contra Costa Health Center through October 31, 2002; and REQUESTED the Internal Operations Committee to provide the Board with information regarding the calculation of the administrative costs of the Workforce Development Board.

C.92 ACKNOWLEDGE receipt of the Treasurer’s Reconciliation Report as of November 30, 2001, as requested by the 1992 Audit Management Letter of December 30, 1992 from KPMG Peat Marwick. (All Districts)

C.93 APPROVE the year-end report on the accomplishments of, and disposition of referrals from, the 2001 Internal Operations Committee, as recommended by the Committee. (All Districts)

C.94 ADOPT findings and DENY administrative appeal of Seren Innovations, Inc., of County Administrator’s denial of Seren’s application for encroachment permits, as recommended by the County Counsel. (All Districts)

C.95 APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with the California Transplant Donor Network for organ procurement services, through October 31, 2004. (Non-Financial Agreement)

Redevelopment Agency

C.96 ACCEPT the Fiscal Year 2001 Audited Financial Report prepared by Macias, Gini, and Company. (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.

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The Closed Session agenda is available each week upon request from the Office of the Clerk of the Board, 651 Pine Street, Room 106, Martinez, California, and may also be viewed on the County’s Web 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 Conference Room A, 2425 Bisso Lane, Concord.

The Finance Committee (Supervisors G. B. Uilkema 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 M. DeSaulnier and G. B. Uilkema) - 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 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.

 

Family and Human Services Committee

Schedule to Be Determined

Finance Committee

Schedule to Be Determined

 

 

Internal Operations Committee

Schedule to Be Determined

Transportation, Water & Infrastructure Committee

Schedule 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

For The Board of Supervisors of Contra Costa County

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

Tuesday, January 15, 2002, 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. C.C.C. Employees Retirement Assn. v. George Roemer and Renée Goldstein; George Roemer and Renée Goldstein v. Contra Costa County, et al., Solano County Superior Court No. FCS-017234

2. Jane Doe (Seawright) v. Contra Costa County, et al., U.S. District Court No. CV00-3839 JCS, C.C.C. Superior Court No. C 00-03700

3. Nedra Marks v. Contra Costa County, W.C.A.B. No. OAK 0266554

4. Deborah Anderson v. Contra Costa County, W.C.A.B. No. WCK 004