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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

NOVEMBER 5, 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

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9:00 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 amicus curie support of Barton vs. City of Sacramento, et al. before the U.S. Supreme Court, involving the application of the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) to a public agency’s function of maintaining existing sidewalks.

 

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

 

Inspirational Thought  -  “Life is change…Growth is optional.”  ~Karen Kaiser Clarke

 

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

Approved as listed except as noted:  C.21

                      

HOUSING AUTHORITY CONSENT ITEMS                                  Approved as listed.

 

HA.1    ADOPT Resolution No. 5032 authorizing the Housing Authority Executive Director to request a change in the terms of approval of the Disposition Application authorized by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, and to execute documents to enable title transfer of three land parcels containing four damaged housing units at the Las Deltas Project in North Richmond to the non-profit Community Housing Development Corporation.  (District I)    

 

HA.2    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Executive Director of the Housing Authority of the County of Contra Costa to execute an Assignment and Assumption agreement transferring service contracts from the Housing Authority to DeAnza Gardens Limited Partnership, and AUTHORIZE a loan in the amount of $1,000,000 from the Housing Authority to DeAnza Gardens secured by a promissory note.  (Budgeted)

 

9:35 A.M.

 

PRESENTATIONS                         Approved as listed.

 

PR.1    PRESENTATION recognizing and congratulating the County's Service Integration Program upon receipt of the California Gold Community Award.  (Supervisor Gioia) (All Districts)

 

PR.2    PRESENTATION to adopt Resolution No. 2002/689 commending the Bay Point Youth Municipal Advisory Council for their inspired efforts on behalf of their community and themselves.  (Supervisor Glover) (District V)

 

PR.3    PRESENTATION of Service Award recognizing Clark Walker for 30 years of dedicated service to the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District.  (Keith Richter, Chief, CCCFPD) (All Districts)

 

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    CONSIDER naming the classroom in the new Animal Services Facility located in Martinez “The Diane Iwasa Education Room.”  (Michael G. Ross, Animal Services Director) (All Districts)

 

SD.3    HEARING on the itemized costs of abatement for property located at 41 Sanford Avenue, Richmond, OCWEN Federal Bank (Owner).  (Dennis Broderick, Building Inspection Department) (District I)

CLOSED the public hearing; HEARD and CONSIDERED the itemized cost report regarding the abatement of property of OCWEN Federal Bank (Owner),  41 Sanford Avenue, Richmond, and any objections by owner(s) or persons having legal interest in the above-described property; ADDED cost of abatement confirmation hearing thereto; CONFIRMED the report; and DIRECTED the Clerk of the Board to file it.

 

SD.4    HEARING on the itemized costs of abatement for property located at 47 Sanford Avenue, Richmond, Sam and Bertha Horton (Owners).  (Dennis Broderick, Building Inspection Department) (District I)

CLOSED the public hearing; HEARD and CONSIDERED the itemized cost report regarding the abate of property of Sam and Bertha Horton (Owners), 47 Sanford Avenue, Richmond, and any objections by owners or persons having legal interest in the above-described property; ADDED the cost of abatement confirmation hearing thereto; CONFIRMED the report; and DIRECTED the Clerk of the Board to file it.

 

SD.5    Acting as the Board of Directors of the Contra Costa County Redevelopment Agency and as the Board of Supervisors, CONSIDER authorizing the Redevelopment Agency to convey, pursuant to the California Health and Safety Code sections 33431 and 33449 (Affordable Housing), Assessor’s parcel number 203-061-031; and authorizing the Deputy Director-Redevelopment, or designee, and the Public Works Real Property Division to execute and record legal documents required to effect the transfer of title to an eligible purchaser, Danville area.  (Lucy Owens, Public Works Department) (District III)

           

SD.6    HEARING to adopt Resolution No. 2002/690 accepting tabulation of mail-in ballots and Confirmation of Diagram and Assessment and Levy of Street Light Charges for APN 408-190-044, County Service Area L-100, Richmond area.  (Skip Epperly, Public Works Department) (District I)

CLOSED the public hearing on the annual street lighting charges for parcel APN 408-109-044, County Service Area L-100; DETERMINED no majority protest exists; and ADOPTED Resolution No. 2002/690 accepting the tabulation of mail-in ballots, confirming the diagram, determining charges, and approving annexation and levying charges on the tax roll, Richmond area.

 

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

 

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

Clark Walker, 4004 Browning Drive, Concord, regarding the Croskrey Consent Decree Advisory Board; Ralph A. Hernandez, 2718 Barcelona Circle, Antioch, Vice-Chair of  the Croskrey Consent Decree Advisory Board; Reverend Andre L. Shumaker, Sr., 400 Harbour Way, Richmond, Croskrey Consent Decree Advisory Board; John Taylor, 1254 Canterbury Drive, Hercules, N.A.A. C. P., regarding the Hercules, Pinole, and Rodeo Fire Districts.

 

10:00 A.M.

 

D.2      HEARING to consider recommendation of the County Planning Commission to approve an amendment to the Pleasant Hill BART Station Area Specific Plan to eliminate the Oak Road pedestrian bridge from the Specific Plan, and reduce building setbacks for subareas 11 and 12 within the specified 18-acre Central County site that includes the Pleasant Hill BART station, 1,337 space parking garage and 1,477 surface parking spaces.  [Bay Area Rapid Transit District (Owner) and Contra Costa County Redevelopment Agency (Applicant)] (Maureen Toms, Community Development Department)  (District IV)

CLOSED the public hearing to consider recommendation of the County Planning Commission to approve an amendment to the Pleasant Hill BART Station Area Specific Plan (SP2002-02) to eliminate the Oak Road pedestrian bridge from the Specific Plan, and reduce building setbacks for sub areas 11 and 12 within the specified 18-acre Central County site that includes the Pleasant Hill BART station, 1,337 space parking garage and 1,477 surface parking spaces, proposed Rezoning (RZ023116), and preliminary development plan (DP023041); FOUND the Mitigated Negative Declaration adequate and prepared consistent with State and County CEQA guidelines and ADOPTED the same; APPROVED the proposed amendment to the Specific Plan (2002/719) related to a reduction of setbacks for the Sub-areas 11 and 12 (BART Property); ADOPTED the resolution with Growth Management Findings and Preliminary Development Plan Findings; APPROVED the Planned-Unit District Rezoning and Preliminary Development Plan with amended conditions; ADOPTED the Mitigation Monitoring Program; DIRECTED the Community Development Department to file a Notice of Determination and pay the filing fees to the County Clerk; INTRODUCED Ordinance No. 2002-45, giving effect to the rezoning, WAIVED reading and set November 12, 2002 for adoption of same.

 

Closed Session

 

1:00 P.M.

 

D.3      CONSIDER adopting recommendations from the Hazardous Materials Commission and the Public and Environmental Health Advisory Board (PEHAB) concerning proposed amendments to the Industrial Safety Ordinance and changes to the implementation guidelines.  (Michael Kent, Health Services Department) (All Districts)

 

CONSIDER introducing ordinance amending the Industrial Safety Ordinance with regard to contractor training, as directed by the Board of Supervisors on September 17, 2002, and taking related actions.  (Dennis M. Barry, Community Development Director; Randy Sawyer, Health Services Department) (All Districts)

 

CONSIDER introducing ordinance amending the Industrial Safety Ordinance requirements for inherently safer systems in industrial facilities handling hazardous materials, and taking related actions.  (Supervisor Gerber) (All Districts)

CONTINUED to November 12, 2002, consideration of the report from the Hazardous Materials Commission and the Public and Environmental Health Advisory Board (PEHAB)  concerning proposed changes to the Industrial Safety Ordinance and changes to implementation guides; FAILED TO PASS motion regarding proposed ordinance amending Ordinance Code Chapter 450-8, on Industrial Safety regarding Inherently Safer Systems and Action Items Identified in Process Hazard Analyses (The motion to act on the amendment failed on the following vote:  AYES:  III, IV; NOES:  II, V, I; ABSENT:  None; ABSTAIN:  None); CONSIDERED comments received on the proposed negative declaration for the subject ordinance amending the Industrial Safety Ordinance concerning Contractor Worker Skills Training and Testing, Oil Refinery Safety Training and Skills Testing, Drug and Alcohol Testing, and Contractor Safety Record; ADOPTED the proposed Negative Declaration; INTRODUCED, WAIVED READING, and SET  November 12, 2002 for  adoption of  the ordinance on Contractor Worker Skills Training and Testing, Oil Refinery Safety Training and Skills Testing, Drug and Alcohol Testing, and Contractor Safety Record, with amended language; DIRECTED staff to file the Notice of Determination with the County Clerk; REQUESTED staff to provide responses to the concerns raised by the Contractors Alliance today . (AYES: IV, V, I: NOES: II, III; ABSENT: None; ABSTAIN: None)

 

 

2:00 P.M.

 

D.4      CONTINUED HEARING on the Appeal of Dale Bridges (Applicant) and Peter Ostrosky (Owner) of the recommendation by the San Ramon Valley Regional Planning Commission’s decision to uphold the Zoning Administrator’s decision to deny the request to allow a modification to Condition of Approval allowing the outdoor sale of Christmas trees, a variance to the off-street parking design and layout requirements and approval of temporary signs/displays at 3212 Danville Boulevard in Alamo.  (Catherine Kutsuris, Community Development Department) (District III)

CLOSED the public hearing; DENIED the appeal of Dale Bridges (Applicant) and Peter Ostrosky (Owner) of the recommendation by the San Ramon Valley Regional Planning Commission’s decision to uphold the Zoning Administrator’s decision to deny the request to allow a modification to Condition of Approval allowing the outdoor sale of Christmas trees, a variance to the off-street parking design and layout requirements and approval of temporary signs/displays at 3212 Danville Boulevard in Alamo; DIRECTED Community Development Staff to proceed with collection of fees owed by Dale Bridges.  (AYES: II, III, V, IV; NOES: None; ABSENT: I; ABSTAIN: None)

 

 

 

Adjourn to Contra Costa Mayors’ Conference

November 7, 2002           6:30 p.m.

Oakhurst Country Club

1001 Peacock Creek Drive

Clayton, California

 

Adjourn in memory of Barbara J. Bupp

 

Adjourn in memory of Officer Rousset

 

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 2002 Cul-de-Sac Improvements project contingency fund increase in the amount of $8,000 for a new contingency fund total of $36,315, effective November 5, 2002, for extra work on the project subgrade, Countywide. (Traffic Congestion Relief Funds) (All Districts) (Consider with C.4)

 

C.2      APPROVE Thompson Lane Reconstruction project contingency fund increase in the amount of $15,000 for a new contingency fund total of $28,412, effective November 5, 2002, for additional conform and driveway work on the project, El Sobrante area. (Measure C Funds) (District I) (Consider with C.5)

 

C.3      APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director to execute a contract amendment with TRS Consultants, Inc., effective October 10, 2002, to increase the payment limit by $110,000 to a new payment limit of $320,000 for the additional subdivision inspection services, San Ramon area. (Developer Fees) (District III)

 

C.4      ADOPT Resolution No. 2002/691 accepting as complete the contracted work performed by MCK Services, Inc., on the 2002 Cul-de-Sac Improvements project, Countywide.  (Traffic Congestion Relief Funds) (All Districts) (Consider with C.1)

 

C.5      ADOPT Resolution No. 2002/692 accepting as complete the contracted work performed by Fanfa, Inc., for the Thompson Lane Reconstruction project, El Sobrante area. (Measure C Funds) (District I) (Consider with C.2) 

 

C.6      APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director to execute the Purchase and Sale Agreement with Cheryl Ann Janzen; ACCEPT the Grant Deed from Cheryl Ann Janzen; and AUTHORIZE the Auditor-Controller to issue a check in the amount of $46,000 payable to Placer Title Company for property rights in connection with the North Broadway Area Infrastructure–Phase III Project, Bay Point area. (District V) (Contra Costa County Redevelopment Agency Funds)

 

C.7      ADOPT Resolution No. 2002/693 approving and authorizing the conveyance of surplus real property located at 401 Frontage Road, Pittsburg, to the Pittsburg Unified School District, pursuant to Streets & Highways Code Section 960; and authorizing the Chair, Board of Supervisors, to execute a Grant Deed in connection with the State Route 4 East, Railroad Avenue to Loveridge Road project, Pittsburg area. (Contra Costa Transportation Authority Funds) (District V)

 

C.8      APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Principal Real Property Agent to execute the Relocation Assistance Claim form with Dr. Scott's RV Clinic for moving expenses in the amount of $15,211.93; and AUTHORIZE the Auditor-Controller to process payment of $15,211.93 to Dr. Scott's RV Clinic, in connection with the State Route 4 East, Railroad Avenue to Loveridge Road project, Pittsburg area. (Contra Costa Transportation Authority Funds) (District V) 

 

Engineering Services

 

C.9      MS 14-97:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2002/694 approving the Parcel Map for project being developed by Pflum Family Revocable Trust (David Pflum, Trustee), Alamo area.  (District III)

 

C.10    MS 14-97:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2002/695 accepting Grant Deed of Development Rights (Creek Structure Setback) for project being developed by Pflum Family Revocable Trust (David Pflum, Trustee), Alamo area. (District III)

 

C.11    MS 14-97:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2002/696 accepting Release and Indemnification Agreement for project being developed by Pflum Family Revocable Trust (David Pflum, Trustee), Alamo area. (District III)

 

C.12    MS 39-87:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2002/697 accepting completion of improvements for project being developed by Peter Ostrosky and Shirley Nelson, Alamo area.  (District III)

           

C.13    SUB 7661:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2002/698 accepting completion of warranty period and release of cash deposit for faithful performance for Subdivision Agreement (Right-of-Way Landscaping) for project being developed by Kaufman & Broad of Northern California, Inc., San Pablo area. (District I)

 

C.14    SUB 7984:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2002/699 accepting Offer of Dedication for Access Easement for project being developed by Shapell Industries, Inc., San Ramon area. (District III)

 

C.15    SUB 7984:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2002/700 accepting Offer of Dedication for Roadway Purposes for project being developed by Shapell Industries, Inc., San Ramon area. (District III)

 

C.16    SUB 8262:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2002/701 amending the Subdivision Agreement for project being developed by Sherman Ranch, L.L.C., Alamo area. (District III)

 

Special Districts & County Airports

 

C.17    ACCEPT and APPROVE the Fiscal Year 2002/2003 Program Budget for the Canyon Lakes Geologic Hazard Abatement District, San Ramon area. (Canyon Lakes Geologic Hazard Abatement District) (District III)

 

C.18    ACCEPT and APPROVE the Fiscal Year 2002/2003 Program Budget for the Wiedemann Ranch Geologic Hazard Abatement District, San Ramon area.  (Wiedemann Ranch Geologic Hazard Abatement District) (District III)

 

Statutory Actions

 

C.19    APPROVE minutes for the month of October.

 

C.20    DECLARE certain ordinances duly published.

 

Claims, Collections & Litigation

 

C.21    DENY claims of M. Ronan; D. Hill; amended claim-Daniel P. Nunez, Anna Marie Nunez Minor), Emily Rachel Nunez (Minor); Cris Foster;  Afseneh Baroumand/Mehdi Baroumand; Sayad Hussain; Lorie Rethage; Hellen Marie Davis; Suleman S. Jiwa; Liberty Mutual ASO Suzanne Craig; and amended claim of Cris Foster.

CORRECTED TO READ:  DENIED claims of M. Ronan; D. Hill; amended claim-Daniel P. Nunez, Anna Marie Nunez (Minor), Emily Rachel Nunez (Minor); Afseneh Baroumand/Mehdi Baroumand; Sayad Hussain; Lorie Rethage; Hellen Marie Davis; Suleman S. Jiwa; Liberty Mutual ASO Suzanne Craig.

 

C.22    RECEIVE report concerning the final settlement of Rosemary Walsh-Terry vs. Contra Costa County and AUTHORIZE payment from the Workers’ Compensation Trust Fund in the amount of $237,500, as recommended by the County Administrator.  (All Districts)

 

Hearing Dates

 

C.23    ADOPT Resolution No. 2002/702 accepting the Engineer’s Report and fixing a public hearing for January 14, 2003 at 9:30 a.m. to consider levying an assessment for additional parcels to be annexed to County Service Area L-100, MS 98-001, Walnut Creek area. (District III) 

 

Honors & Proclamations

 

C.24    ADOPT Resolution No. 2002/677 expressing appreciation to Thomas Zimmerman for giving so much of himself to improve public and environmental health in Contra Costa County, as recommended by the Public and Environmental Health Advisory Board.  (All Districts)

 

C.25    ADOPT Resolution No. 2002/707 recognizing Councilmember Terry Sexton Segerberg for her commitment to the residents of Hercules both as mayor and as a councilmember, as recommended by Supervisor Uilkema.  (District II) 

 

Ordinances

 

C.26    ADOPT Ordinance No. 2002-44 amending Ordinance No. 2002-30, introduced October 22, 2002, regulating disclosure of confidential financial information by financial institutions.  (All Districts) 

 

Appointments & Resignations

 

C.27    APPOINT Supervisor Gayle B. Uilkema as the Board of Supervisors’ representative to the Art in the Courthouse Advisory Committee, as recommended by Supervisor Uilkema.  (All Districts)

 

C.28    REAPPOINT John J. Doherty as the District III representative to the Assessment Appeals Board, as recommended by Supervisor Gerber.  (District III)

 

C.29    REAPPOINT Sara J. Martin, Bette Wilgus, and Elliott W. Smith to the Pacheco Municipal Advisory Council, as recommended by Supervisor DeSaulnier.  (District IV)

 

C.30    REAPPOINT Carlos Baltodano as a Management representative to the Advisory Council on Equal Employment Opportunity, as recommended by the County Administrator.  (All Districts)

 

C.31    ACCEPT resignation of Leo Burton from the Mental Health Commission, DECLARE a vacancy, and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy, as recommended by Supervisor DeSaulnier.  (District IV)

 

C.32    APPROVE the providers recommended by the Contra Costa Health Plan Quality Council on September 27, 2002, as recommended by the Health Services Director.  (All Districts) 

 

C.33    REAPPOINT Paul Freitas, M.D., Patricia Barron, and Captain Scott Parsons, and APPOINT Joseph A. Barger, M.D., Steve Falk, Brock Arner, Captain Michael Maas, Lieutenant Paul Fontana, Brent Finster, Lisa Hoffman, Susan Ancell, R.N., Kevin Langkiet, Shawn Casey, John Rampulla, M.D., Ross Fay, Scott Wallace, Steve Maiero, Leslie Mueller, Susan Garske, Tom McKenzie and William Mark Thomas to the Emergency Medical Care Committee, as recommended by the Health Services Director.  (All Districts)

 

Appropriation Adjustments  - 2002/2003 FY

 

C.34    Sheriff (0255):  AUTHORIZE new revenue in the amount of $163,357 from Civil Process service and Civil Processing fees and APPROPRIATE for use in the Civil Vehicle Equipment Program.  (100% Civil Process & Civil Processing fee revenue) (All Districts)

 

C.35    Sheriff (0255)/General Services (0063):  AUTHORIZE transfer of appropriations in the amount of $208,223 from the Sheriff to General Services to allow for the purchase of Sheriff’s Department vehicles approved in the Fiscal Year 2002/2003 Budget.  (All Districts)

 

Personnel Actions

 

C.36    REALLOCATE one Microfilm Technician III position to Lead Information Systems Assistant in the Clerk-Recorder’s Office.  (Recording fees) (All Districts)

 

C.37    ESTABLISH the class of Information Systems Assistant Supervisor and ALLOCATE it to the Salary Schedule.  REALLOCATE one Assistant Clerk-Recorder Data Processing Manager position to Information Systems Assistant Supervisor; REALLOCATE one Clerical Supervisor position to Clerk Specialist Level; and REALLOCATE one Microfilm Technician II position to Information Systems Assistant II, all in the Clerk Recorder’s Office.  (Cost savings) (All Districts)

 

C.38    RECLASSIFY one Information Systems Programmer Analyst IV position to Information Systems Project Manager in the Department of Information Technology.  (Budgeted) (All Districts)

 

C.39    CANCEL one Wellness Coordinator position and ADD one Employee Benefits Specialist in the Human Resources Department.  (Budgeted) (All Districts)

 

C.40    ADD one Deputy Sheriff position in the Department of the Sheriff-Coroner for the City of Lafayette contract.  (100% Revenue offset) (District II)

 

C.41    TRANSFER one Account Clerk Project position to the Merit System class of Account Clerk-Experienced Level in the Department of Child Support Services.  (100% State Funds) (All Districts)

 

C.42    CANCEL one Deputy Sheriff position and ADD one Sergeant position in the Department of the Sheriff-Coroner for the AC Transit contract.  (100% Revenue offset) (All Districts)

 

C.43    ADD one Account Clerk Supervisor position in the Department of Child Support Services.  (State funded) (All Districts)

           

C.44    ADD one Building Inspector II position in the Building Inspection Department.  (Reimbursed by City of Brentwood) (District III)

 

C.45    CANCEL one Social Service Information Systems Analyst-Project position and ADD one Information Systems Programmer Analyst III position in the Employment and Human Services Department.  (15% County, 85% State/Federal)  (All Districts)

 

C.46    ADD two Clerk-Experienced Level positions, and one Account Clerk-Experienced Level position in the Health Services Department.  (Enterprise II, Member Premiums offset by contract cancellation)  (All Districts)

 

C.47    ADD one Clerk-Experienced Level position in the Health Services Department.  (Enterprise I, Third -Party Revenues)  (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.48    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to apply for and accept Metropolitan Transportation Commission Grant funding in the amount of $430,456 to expand bus services for CalWORKs and Workforce Investment Act (WIA) clients for the period January 1, 2003 through December 31, 2005.  ($106,640 Match: 11.6% County CalWORKs, 65.9% Federal CalWORKs, 22.5% Federal Workforce Investment Act)  (All Districts)

 

C.49    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Contra Costa Community College District in an amount not to exceed $87,577 for on-campus childcare for the period July 1, 2001 through June 30, 2002.  (No County Match)  (All Districts)

 

C.50    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to accept, on behalf of the Workforce Development Board, the Title I Workforce Investment Act youth allocation subgrant from the California Employment Development Department in an amount not to exceed $1,024,935 for youth programs for the period April 1, 2002 through June 30, 2004.  (No County Match)  (All Districts)

 

C.51    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Services Director, or designee, to submit and execute a funding application in the amount of $10,000 to the Volunteer Center of Contra Costa for 2002 Share the Spirit funding for the Family and Children’s Services program through December 31, 2002.  (No County Match)  (All Districts)

 

C.52    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Acalanes Union High School District to pay the County $38,803 for professional mental health intervention services for special education students for the period September 1, 2002 through August 31, 2003.  (No County Match)  (Districts II & III)

 

C.53    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with the State Department of Health Services (Sexually Transmitted Disease Program) in an amount not to exceed $50,148 for the County's Chlamydia Awareness and Prevention Project for the period July 1, 2002 through June 30, 2004.  (No County Match)  (All Districts)

 

C.54    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to accept funding from and execute a contract with the City of Richmond in an amount not to exceed $130,000 to support the West County Emergency Shelter for Adults for Fiscal Year 2002/2003. (No County Match)

 

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 Sheriff-Coroner, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Jeanete Biasotti, Ph.D. (dba Quantum Leap), to increase the payment limit by $1,700 to a new payment limit of $62,093, with no change to the contract term, for completion of the Sheriff’s internal leadership program.  (Budgeted) (All Districts)

 

C.56    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Risk Manager to execute a contract amendment with Single Source Consulting to increase the payment limit by $40,000 to a new payment limit of $100,000 for consulting services related to the Workers’ Compensation Program, with no change in the contract termination date.  (Workers’ Compensation Trust Fund) (All Districts)

 

C.57    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Sheriff, or designee, to execute a contract with John A. Montagh in an amount not to exceed $62,400 for Rangemaster/Armorer/Instructor services for the period November 1, 2002 through October 31, 2003.  (Budgeted) (All Districts)

 

C.58    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Human Resources Director to execute a contract with Buck Consultants, Inc., in the amount of $48,000 to evaluate compliance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPPA), for the period November 1, 2002 through December 31, 2003.  (Benefits Administrative Fund) (All Districts)

 

C.59    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Chair, Board of Supervisors, to execute a contract with the Contra Costa Convention and Visitor’s Bureau in the amount of $253,577 to provide tourist and convention development activities on behalf of the Sheraton Concord and Embassy Suites hotels for the period July 1, 2002 through June 30, 2003, and DIRECT staff to work with Contra Costa Convention and Visitor’s Bureau and the City of Concord to examine budget reduction and cost sharing options for Fiscal Year 2003/2004, as recommended by the Finance Committee.  (All Districts)

   

C.60    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Building Inspection Director, or designee, to execute a contract with McPhails Appliance in an amount not to exceed $350,000 for the purchase and installation of refrigerators and microwave ovens under the State’s Energy Program for the period December 1, 2002 through December 31, 2004.  (100% State Energy Program Funds) (All Districts)

 

C.61    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Purchasing Services Officer to issue a Purchase Order Contract to Specialized Litigation Services, Inc. in the amount of $40,000 for legal process services for the Department of Child Support Services for the period January 1 through June 30, 2003.  (Budgeted, State Funds)

 

C.62    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Rubicon Programs, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $127,000 to provide tenant counseling for CalWORKs participants for the period July 1, 2002 through June 30, 2003.  (Budgeted, 15% County, 85% State/Federal)  (All Districts)

 

C.63    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute contract amendments with the following organizations to increase the individual payment limits as shown by an aggregate amount of $92,400 to new payment limits totaling $877,002 for Workforce Investment Act Services for the periods shown.  (Budgeted, 100% Federal TANF Funds)  (All Districts)

                                                                                                    New

            Contractor Name                                Increase        Payment Limit      Term of Contract

            Central Labor Council of Contra Costa      $9,240               $97,275           09/01/02-08/31/03

            Mt. Diablo Vocational Services    $9,240   $99,240                           09/01/02-08/31/03

            Pittsburg Pre-School & Comm. Council    $9,240               $99,240            09/01/02-08/31/03

            Contra Costa Co. Office of Education     $64,680             $581,247            07/01/02-06/30/03

 

C.64    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Patricia Sussman in an amount not to exceed $37,000 to provide project management services for the Long Term Care Integration Planning Project for the period January 1 through June 30, 2003.  (Budgeted, 100% State Long Term Integration Planning Project Funding)  (All Districts)

 

C.65    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Eden I & R, Inc., in the amount of $50,000 for continuing housing information and referral services for CalWORKS clients for the period July 1, 2002 through March 31, 2003.  (15% County, 85% Federal CalWORKS Funds) (All Districts)

 

C.66    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 $88,717 to provide college level preschool teacher training, bilingual tutoring, and employment placement services for limited English proficient CalWORKs participants for the period January 1 through June 30, 2003.  (Budgeted, 7.65% County, 43.35% Federal CalWORKs Funds, 49% Federal TANF Funds)  (Districts I & II)

 

C.67    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Opportunities West in the amount of $30,611 to provide project management services for the North Richmond Empowerment Collaborative of the Service Integration Program for the period November 1, 2002 through April 30, 2003.  (Budgeted, 100% Public and Private Grants)  (District I)

           

C.68    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Lao Family Community Development, Inc., to extend the term from December 31, 2002 to June 30, 2003 and to increase the payment limit by $46,432 to a new payment limit of $139,295 to provide continuing employment services to CalWORKs and low income refugees residing in West Contra Costa County.  (Budgeted, 7.65% County, 43.35% Federal CalWORKs Funds, 49% Federal TANF Funds)  (Districts I & II)

 

C.69    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with First Baptist Church to increase the payment limit by $62,224 to a new payment limit of $2,009,960 for Head Start Delegate Agency services, through December 31, 2003.  (Budgeted, 100% Federal Head Start Funds)  (District V)

 

C.70    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with Telecare Corporation in an amount not to exceed $1,128,101 to provide continuing subacute care to severely and persistently mentally ill clients for the period from July 1, 2002 through June 30, 2003, with a six‑month automatic extension in an amount not to exceed $564,053 for the period July 1 through December 31, 2003.  (Budgeted, 100% Mental Health Realignment)  (All Districts)

 

C.71    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with Family and Community Services, Inc. (dba Senior Outreach Services of Contra Costa) in an amount not to exceed $206,059 to provide continuing congregate meal services for the Senior Nutrition Program for the period from July 1, 2002 through June 30, 2003, with a four‑month automatic extension in an amount not to exceed $68,618 for the period July 1 through October 31, 2003.  (Budgeted, 100% Federal Title III‑C(1) of the Older Americans Act of 1965)  (All Districts)

 

C.72    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Jewish Family and Children’s Services of the East Bay in an amount not to exceed $50,000 to provide continuing Medi-Cal mental health specialty services, through June 30, 2003.  (Budgeted, 100% State and Federal FFP Medi-Cal Funds)  (All Districts)

 

C.73    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Gayle Wiler in an amount not to exceed $41,000 to provide continuing consultation and training services for the Children's Mental Health Program Wraparound approach to service delivery for the period December 1, 2002 through November 30, 2003.  (100% Federal Spirit of Caring Grant)  (All Districts)

 

C.74    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Lighthouse Staffing, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $85,000 to provide continuing temporary registry services to assist the hospital and health centers during peak workloads, temporary absences and emergency situations, for the period December 1, 2002 through November 30, 2003.  (100% Federal Spirit of Caring Grant)  (All Districts)

 

C.75    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with John T. Burton, M.D., in an amount not to exceed $1,001,448 for continuing professional orthopedic and hand surgery services for patients at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center for the period November 1, 2002 through October 31, 2005.  (Budgeted, 100% Enterprise I, Third-Party Revenues)  (All Districts)

 

C.76    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director to execute a contract with Mediware Information Systems, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $223,735 to provide an operating room management information system for the period December 1, 2002 through November 30, 2003. (Budgeted, 100% Medicare Capital Funding)  (All Districts)

 

C.77    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Medical Hill Rehabilitation Center in an amount not to exceed $127,750 to provide subacute skilled nursing care for seriously and persistently mentally ill and neurobehavioral clients for the period March 1, 2002 through February 28, 2003.  (Budgeted, 100% Mental Health Realignment offset by Third-Party Revenues)  (All Districts)

 

C.78    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Karen J. Lin, effective October 31, 2002 to extend the term through June 30, 2003 and to increase the payment limit by $37,874 to a new payment limit of $94,369 to provide additional mandated linguistic program development and compliance services.  (Budgeted, 100% County)  (All Districts)

 

C.79    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with LindaJoy Shea, CPC, effective December 1, 2002, to increase the payment limit by $60,000 to a new payment limit of $162,480 to provide additional professional consultation, technical assistance, and staff training with regard to the Medicare Program, through February 28, 2003.  (Budgeted, Enterprise I, Third -Party Revenues)  (All Districts)

 

C.80    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Vista Staffing Solutions, Inc., effective October 1, 2002, to increase the payment limit by $170,540 to a new payment limit of $320,540 to provide additional temporary psychiatric physician services through June 30, 2003.  (Budgeted, 100% Mental Health Realignment offset by Third-Party Revenues)  (All Districts)

 

C.81    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Vista Staffing Solutions, Inc., effective December 1, 2002, to provide additional temporary physician services including anesthesiology services, with no change in the original payment limit of $460,000, through September 30, 2003.  (All Districts)

 

C.82    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Pharmaceutical Care Network, effective January 31, 2003, to extend the term through July 31, 2003 and to increase the payment limit by $7,500,000 to a new payment limit of $22,500,000 to provide additional pharmacy administration and distribution services. (Budgeted, Enterprise II, Health Plan Member Premiums)  (All Districts)

 

C.83    RATIFY purchase of services from Sherry G. Carr, and AUTHORIZE the Auditor-Controller to pay $1,281.64 outstanding for services as Neighborhood Waste Removal Coordinator for the period March 11, 2002 through September 20, 2002.  (100% County)  (All Districts)

 

C.84    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director to execute a contract with LA Consulting, Inc., in the amount of $149,068 to provide training, guidance, facilitation, and configuration services for implementation and use of the Maintenance Management System software for the period November 5, 2002 through June 30, 2004, Countywide.  (84% Local Road Funds, 16% Flood Control and Water Conservation District Funds) (All Districts)

                

C.85    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director to execute a contract amendment with Lawrence V. Gossett, effective October 15, 2002, to extend the term from October 31, 2002 to February 28, 2003 for plan check, map check and application review services for various development projects, Countywide area.  (Developer Fees)  (All Districts)

 

Leases

 

C.86    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the General Services Director to execute a five-year renewal of the lease with the TSPS Partnership commencing May 1, 2002 for the premises at 2555 El Portal, San Pablo for continued occupancy by the Probation Department.  (Average annual lease cost of $193,500, Budgeted) (District I)

 

C.87    DELETED  

 

Other Actions

 

C.88    ACKNOWLEDGE receipt of the Auditor-Controller’s September 2002 Supplemental Law Enforcement Services Fund (SLESF) activity reports.  (All Districts)

 

C.89    APPROVE amendments to the Conflict of Interest Code for the Ironhouse Sanitary District.  (District  V)

 

C.90    APPROVE amendments to the Conflict of Interest Code for the Orinda Union School District.  (District II)

 

C.91    ACCEPT from the County Clerk the Canvass of Votes for the October 8, 2002 election for County Service Area P-6 (CSA P-6), Zone 3102, El Sobrante area.  (District I)

 

C.92    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Chair, Board of Supervisors, to execute a hold harmless agreement with the East Bay Regional Park District for use of the Martinez Regional Park on Thursday, November 21, 2002 for the Employee Wellness Program’s Seventeenth Annual “Cold Turkey Trot” Fun Run and Fun Walk and APPROVE awarding of prizes to County employees for Great American Smokeout activities.  (All Districts)

 

C.93    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Sheriff-Coroner, or designee, to modify Cardroom License Number 6 issued to Lamar V. Wilkinson and known as “California Grand Casino” located at 5867 Pacheco Boulevard, Pacheco, to permit the addition of a card table effective November 1, 2002, to bring the total licensed card tables to fourteen.  (District IV)

 

C.94    ACCEPT Community Facilities District Administration Report on County of Contra Costa Community Facilities District No. 2001-1 (Norris Canyon), as required by section 50075.3 and 53411 of the California Government Code, as recommended by the Auditor-Controller.  (District III)

 

C.95    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Purchasing Agent to purchase a van for the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District.  (Developer Fees) (Districts III, V)

 

C.96    ADOPT Resolution No. 2002/679 appointing in lieu of election specified individuals where an insufficient number of candidates have filed declarations of candidacy for a General District Election, as recommended by the County Registrar.  (All Districts)

 

C.97    ACKNOWLEDGE receipt of the Central Contra Costa Sanitary District audited financial statements for fiscal year ended June 30, 2002.

 

C.98    ACKNOWLEDGE receipt of the Annual Report of the Board of Law Library Trustees for fiscal year ended June 30, 2002.

 

C.99    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a non-financial agreement with Contra Costa Community College District to set forth the framework for providing staff training for the period October 1, 2002 through September 30, 2005.  (No County Cost)  (All Districts)

 

C.100  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with San Ramon Fire Protection District to provide emergency ambulance services in County Emergency Response Area 4 for the period November 3, 2002 through November 2, 2007.  (Non-Financial Agreement)  (District III)

 

C.101  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with John Muir/Mt. Diablo Health System (dba John Muir Medical Center) to designate John Muir Medical Center as the Base Hospital for the County's Emergency Medical Services for the period November 1, 2002 through October 31, 2005.  (Non-Financial Agreement)  (All Districts)

 

C.102  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.103  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 uses in Contra Costa County, as recommended by the Health Services Director.  (All Districts)

 

C.104  ADOPT Resolution No. 2002/718 authorizing the issuance and sale of Fiscal Year 2002/2003 San Ramon Valley Unified School District Tax and Revenue Anticipation Notes in an amount not to exceed $25,000,000.  (District III)

 

C.105  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the General Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Transocean Funding, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $2,700,000, and to take other related actions, to finance County tenant improvements and purchase of modular buildings and equipment at various leased County facilities.

 

C.106  CONTINUE the emergency action originally taken by the Board of Supervisors on October 26, 1999 on the Emergency Upgrade of County Telecommunications Infrastructure, as recommended by the Chief Information Officer, Department of Information Technology (DOIT).  (All Districts)

 

Redevelopment Agency

 

C.107  ADOPT Resolution No. 2002/675 accepting and approving the preliminary plan for the Downtown El Sobrante Redevelopment Project, and authorizing staff to proceed with the preparation of a Redevelopment Plan for the proposed Project.  (District I)

 

C.108  ADOPT Resolution No. 2002/676 accepting and approving the preliminary plan for the Montalvin Manor Redevelopment Project, and authorizing staff to proceed with the preparation of a Redevelopment Plan for the proposed Project.  (Districts I, II)

 

 

 

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 108, 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 fourth Monday of the month at 10:30 A.M. in Room 105, County Administration Building, 651 Pine Street, Martinez.                  

 

 

Family & Human Services Committee

11-11-02

  Cancelled

See above

 

                                        

 

 

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

 

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

 

 

 

Supplemental Calendar of Closed Session Items

 

For The Board of Supervisors of Contra Costa County

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

 

Tuesday, November 5, 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 East County Firefighters’ Assn.

 

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

 

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

B.              CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL--ANTICIPATED LITIGATION:  Initiation of litigation pursuant  to Gov. Code, § 54956.9(c):  One potential case 

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

1.                   Contra Costa County vs. Pacific Gas and Electric Co., C.C.C. Superior Court No. C 01-05284

            2.                Michael Hopkins vs. Town of Danville, et al., C.C.C. Superior Court No. C 01-04408