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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

SEPTEMBER 24, 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 ANNOUNCEMENT: By unanimous vote, with all Supervisors present, the Board approved joining the National Association of Public Hospitals and Health Systems in a friend-of-the-court brief in the U. S. Supreme Court, in the case of Cook County, Illinois vs. United States, ex rel. Janet Chandler, Ph.D.  The case involves the issue whether a county is a “person” for purposes of the federal False Claims Act and whether a county can be subject to an award of punitive damages under the act. 

 

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

 

Inspirational Thought  -  “Try not to become a man of success, but rather try to become a man of value.”  ~Albert Einstein

 

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

                      

HOUSING AUTHORITY CONSENT ITEMS

Approved as listed except as noted:

 

HA.1    APPROVE revisions to the Affirmative Action Plan for the Housing Authority of the County of Contra Costa, as recommended by the Advisory Housing Commission.  (All Districts)

CONTINUED to October 1, 2002 consideration to approve revisions to the Affirmative Action Plan for the Housing Authority of the County of Contra Costa.

           

HA.2    ADOPT Resolution No. 5030 amending the Section 8 Administrative Plan dated April, 2002 for the Housing Authority of the County of Contra Costa, as recommended by the Advisory Housing Commission.  (All Districts)

           

 

9:35 A.M.

 

PRESENTATIONS

 

PR.1    PRESENTATION to adopt Resolution No. 2002/507 recognizing the 2002 Contra Costa County Charities Campaign Kick-Off.  (Tony Colón, Community Services Director, 2002 Campaign Chair) (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    HEARING required pursuant to AB 3229 to consider approving the Sheriff’s request to continue funding the Rodeo area Resident Deputy, Community Policing Program and the Air Support Unit with Front Line Law Enforcement funds under Government Code 30061(b)(3) funds.  (Stacey Sutter, Sheriff-Coroner Department) (District II)

CLOSED the public hearing on Sheriff’s request for AB 3229 Front Line Law Enforcement funds; APPROVED the Sheriff’s request to continue funding the Rodeo area Resident Deputy, Community Policing program; and REQUESTED the Sheriff to prepare a memo to the Board of Supervisors summarizing the revenue for the use and maintenance of the Air Support Unit  (AYES: II, III, IV, V and I NOES: None, ABSENT: None: ABSTAIN: None); APPROVED the Sheriff’s request to continue funding the Air Support. (AYES: I, III, V and IV, NOES: II, ABSENT: None: ABSTAIN: None).

 

 

SD.3    CONSIDER approving and authorizing the Deputy Director-Redevelopment, or designee, to submit the Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) for the Fiscal Year 2001/2002 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), HOME Investment Partnerships Act (HOME) and Emergency Shelter Grant (ESG) programs to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD); and to execute appropriate transmittal documents.  (Bob Calkins, Community Development Department) (All Districts)

 

SD.4    HEARING on the appeal of Robert and Susan Williamson (Owner) from the decision of the County Abatement Officer declaring a public nuisance on property located at 3504 Oak Hill, Clayton.  (Phil Ludolph, Building Inspection Department) (District IV)

HEARD the appeal by Robert & Susan Williamson, 3504 Oak Hill Lane, Clayton; GRANTED a 60-day continuance to allow the owners to submit an application to the Community Development Department to obtain necessary permits and complete the removal of the property from the barn         

 

SD.5    CONSIDER claim of Patrick and Isabel Kesler for refund of taxes for 1996 through 2000 tax years.  (John Sweeten, County Administrator) (District III)

CONTINUED to October 1, 2002, consideration of the claim of Patrick and Isabel Kesler for refund of taxes for 1996 through 2000 tax years.

 

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

 

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

 

            Tad M. Helig, CPA 939 Hartz Way, Danville, regarding claim of Patrick and Isabel Kesler;

 

D.2      HEARING to consider an agreement to terminate the Development Agreement and Franchise Agreement described as follows:  Waste Management of North California, Inc./Empire Waste Management (Applicant & Owner), County File #DA020302, located on the southern side of Marsh Creek Road, approximately five miles to the southwest of the City of Brentwood and six miles to the east-southeast of the City of Clayton.  (Deidra Dingman, Community Development Department) (District III)

CLOSED the public hearing; AUTHORIZED the Chair of the Board of Supervisors to execute an agreement to terminate the Development Agreement and Franchise Agreement for the Marsh Canyon Landfill project, Waste Management (Applicant & Owner), County File #DA020302; and DIRECTED the Community Development Department to file a CEQA Notice of Exemption

 

D.3      ACCEPT report from the Health Services Director, or designee, regarding the status of the Mental Health Rehabilitation Center proposed for 550 Patterson Blvd., Pleasant Hill.  (Donna M. Wigand, Health Services Department) (All Districts)

ACCEPTED the status report from the Health Services Director, regarding the Mental Health Rehabilitation Center proposed for 550 Patterson Blvd., Pleasant Hill; DIRECTED the County Administrator’s office to work with the Health Services Department and return to the Board of Supervisors with a completed report; and DIRECTED County Administrator’s office to notify City of Pleasant Hill regarding the date of all hearings in a timely fashion.

 

D.4      CONTINUED HEARING to consider the appeal by Lynn Lopez and Stephen Phillips from the recommendation of the County Planning Commission approving the request of Silverhawk and Company, Inc. (Applicant) and Morgan Capital Investments (Owner) of the conditional approval of a tree permit, which allows the removal of trees and requires the replanting of trees, for the construction of six single family residences.  The subject site is located at King Drive and Oak Branch Way in the Walnut Creek area.  (Catherine Kutsuris, Community Development Department) (District II)

CLOSED the public hearing; DENIED the appeal by Lynn Lopez and Stephen Phillips; APPROVED the recommendation of the County Planning Commission in Resolution #24-2002 to include the modifications made by the Board of Supervisors today to the Conditions of Approval ; and APPROVED the project based on the revised tree removal diagrams and subject to the proposed permit conditions as modified by the County Planning Commission.

    

12:00   Martinez Animal Shelter Groundbreaking Ceremony – move to 4800 Imhoff Place (corner of Imhoff Drive and Imhoff Place), Martinez.  (All Districts)

 

Closed Session

 

           

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 and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director to execute a Right of Entry agreement with East Bay Municipal Utility District (EBMUD) for EBMUD’s installation of a 69-inch water pipeline in the County’s San Ramon Transportation Corridor, in connection with the EBMUD/Walnut Creek/San Ramon Valley Improvement Project, Walnut Creek area.  (No funding involved) (District III)

CONTINUED to October 1, 2002, to approve and authorize the Public Works Director to execute a Right of Entry agreement with East Bay Municipal Utility District (EBMUD) for EBMUD’s installation of a 69-inch water pipeline in the County’s San Ramon Transportation Corridor, in connection with the EBMUD/Walnut Creek/San Ramon Valley Improvement Project, Walnut Creek area. 

 

C.2      APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Chief Engineer, Flood Control and Water Conservation District, to execute a Common Use agreement with East Bay Municipal Utility District (EBMUD) for EBMUD’s installation of a 69-inch water pipeline in the County’s San Ramon Transportation Corridor, in connection with the EBMUD/Walnut Creek/San Ramon Valley Improvement Project, Walnut Creek area.  (No funding involved) (District III)

CONTINUED to October 1, 2002 to approve and authorize the Chief Engineer, Flood Control and Water Conservation District, to execute a Common Use agreement with East Bay Municipal Utility District (EBMUD) for EBMUD’s installation of a 69-inch water pipeline in the County’s San Ramon Transportation Corridor, in connection with the EBMUD/Walnut Creek/San Ramon Valley Improvement Project, Walnut Creek area.

 

C.3      DETERMINE that the Viera Avenue Bicycle Lanes Project is a California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Class 4(h) Categorical Exemption; APPROVE the project and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director to advertise the project, Antioch area. (90% State Bicycle Transportation Account funds and 10% Local Roads funds) (District V)

 

C.4      ADOPT Resolution No. 2002/575 approving and authorizing the sale of real property located in an unincorporated area of Hercules to the East Bay Regional Park District (EBRPD); authorizing the Chair, Board of Supervisors, to execute a Grant Deed on behalf of the County for the payment received in full in the amount of $639,000; and authorizing the Public Works Director to execute the Purchase and Sale Agreement, in connection with the SR4 West Gap Project. ($639,000 Revenue accruing to Contra Costa Transportation Authority (CCTA); Project No. 4660-6X4158) (District II)

 

Engineering Services

 

C.5      DP 3038-79:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2002/576 exonerating the Deferred Improvement Agreement for Blum Road for project developed by Richard L. and Roberta R. Sloniker, Pacheco  () 

 

C.6      LP 2056-82:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2002/577 accepting the Substitute Deferred Improvement Agreement for Willow Road and declaring Willow Road as a County road for project developed by Glenford V. Denee Jr., Donald G. Clanton, Linda C. Clanton, and Karel Kin Ming Wong, Bethel Island  ()

 

C.7      RA 1123:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2002/563 approving the Road Improvement Agreement for Phase 1B Windemere Backbone Roadways (cross-reference Subdivision 7976) for subdivision being developed by Windemere BLC Land Company, LLC, San Ramon   ()

 

Special Districts & County Airports

 

C.8      APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Chief Engineer, Flood Control and Water Conservation District to execute a contract with Engeo, Inc., in the amount of $66,947 for geotechnical investigation of the Oakley and Trembath Basins, for the period September 10, 2002 through November 30, 2003, Antioch  (Drainage Area 56 Funds) () 

 

C.9      ADOPT Resolution No. 2002/578 determining that the conveyance of an easement to the Ironhouse Sanitary District on the Marsh Creek Channel Access Road is exempt from the requirements of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to Article 5, Section 15061 (b)(3) of the CEQA Guidelines, approving said conveyance, and authorizing the Chair, Board of Supervisors, to execute a Grant of Easement on behalf of the Flood Control and Water Conservation District for a payment received in full in the amount of $2,200, Oakley area. (District V) 

 

Claims, Collections & Litigation

 

C.10    DENY claims of T. Welcome; G. Verduzeo, and W. Yamamoto.

 

C.11    RECEIVE report concerning the final settlement of Virginia Harguth vs. Contra Costa County and AUTHORIZE payment from the Workers’ Compensation Trust Fund in the amount of $25,000, as recommended by the County Administrator.  (All Districts)                                                           

 

Ordinances

 

C.12    ADOPT Ordinance No. 2002-30, introduced September 17, 2002, regulating the disclosure of confidential consumer information by financial institutions.  (All Districts)

                                                                                                               

Appointments & Resignations

 

C.13    APPOINT Joseph J. Yukich to the District II-C seat on the Alcohol and Other Drugs Advisory Board, as recommended by Supervisor Uilkema.  (District II)

 

C.14    REAPPOINT Melissa Connelly to the Appointee 4 seat on the County Service Area R-10 Citizens Advisory Committee, as recommended by Supervisor Uilkema.  (District II)

 

C.15    ACCEPT resignation of Delbert J. Hosselkus from the Crockett Member Alternate seat on the Western Contra Costa County Transit Authority Board of Directors, DECLARE a vacancy, and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy, as recommended by Supervisor Uilkema.  (District II)

 

C.16    APPOINT Duane T. Poe, and REAPPOINT Donald Gilmore and Rosemary Fonseca to the North Richmond Center for Health Advisory Board, as recommended by the Internal Operations Committee.  (District I)

 

C.17    REAPPOINT Michael R. King to an At-Large seat on the Alcohol and Other Drugs Advisory Board, as recommended by the Internal Operations Committee.  (All Districts)

 

C.18    REAPPOINT Randy Perkins, Jack Welsh, Bob Glover, Cara Rubenstein Hoxie, Aram Hodess, Joe Ovick, Judy Martin, Tony Colón, John Cullen, and Jim Kennedy to the Workforce Development Board, and FIX term expirations for all seats, as recommended by the Internal Operations Committee.  (All Districts)

 

C.19    APPOINT Roberto Reyes to the Homeless Continuum of Care Advisory Board, as recommended by the Internal Operations Committee.  (All Districts)

 

C.20    REAPPOINT Doris Copperman, Marjorie Leeds, Bonni Croy, and Mary H. Rocha to the Public and Environmental Health Advisory Board, as recommended by the Internal Operations Committee.  (All Districts)

 

C.21    APPOINT Bilal Chaudhry, Ryan Guptill, Brenda Barnhart, Angelica Leonardo, Stephanie Lo, Parisa Manteghi, Carolina Salazar, Kyle Scott, Treigh Orchard and REAPPOINT Sarah Horn and Buchanan Vines to the Countywide Youth Commission, as recommended by the Internal Operations Committee.  (All Districts)             

 

C.22    APPOINT Justin Leu and Winston Hsiao as District III representatives to the Countywide Youth Commission, as recommended by Supervisor Gerber.  (District III)

 

C.23    APPOINT Sharon Marsh to the Trustee 1 seat on the Byron-Brentwood-Knightsen Union Cemetery District Board of Directors, as recommended by Supervisor Gerber.  (District III) 

 

C.24    DECLARE vacant the Member at Large seat on the Advisory Council on Aging, previously held by Michael Dugan, and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy, as recommended by the Advisory Council on Aging.  (All Districts)

 

Appropriation Adjustments  - 2002/2003 FY

 

C.25    Agriculture (0335)/General Services (0063):  AUTHORIZE new revenue in the amount of $30,000 from the California Department of Food and Agriculture and APPROPRIATE in Fleet Services for the purchase of two vehicles for the State Pest Detection Program.  (All Districts) (Consider with C.77)

 

C.26    APPROVE adjustments to close out the 2001/2002 County Budget and APPROVE final adjustments to the 2002/2003 County Budget including appropriations, revenues, reserves and fund balances consistent with the Board's direction on August 13, 2002, as recommended by the County Administrator. (All Districts)

 

C.27    APPROVE adjustments to close out the 2001/2002 Special District Budget and APPROVE final adjustments to the 2002/2003 Special District Budget including appropriations, revenues, reserves and fund balances consistent with the Board's direction on August 13, 2002, as recommended by the County Administrator. (All Districts)

 

Personnel Actions

 

C.28    ESTABLISH the Employment and Human Services Department classes of Social Service Program Assistant - Project  and Social Service Employment Counselor - Project, and ALLOCATE them to the Salary Schedule.  (No cost) (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.29    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with the California Department of Community Services and Development to increase the allocation by $52,963 to a new allocation of $678,089 for continuing 2002 Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) program services through December 31, 2002.  (No County Match)  (All Districts)

 

C.30    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 $383,040 for the Keeping Employment equals Your Success (KEYS) Auto Loan Program for the period July 1, 2002 to June 30, 2005.  (Budgeted, 20% County Match)  (All Districts)

 

C.31    AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to accept a two-year Hedge Fund Cares Grant in the total amount of $100,000 to assist in implementing components of the Child Welfare Redesign Plan.  (No County Match)  (All Districts)

 

C.32    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to submit a funding application, along with the necessary certifications and assurances, to the Community Development Department (Community Development Block Grant Program) in an amount not to exceed $120,000 for Emergency Shelter for Families and, if awarded, to enter into a contract for Fiscal Year 2002/2003 to accept funds.  (No County Match) (All Districts)

 

C.33    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to submit a funding application, along with the necessary certifications and assurances, to the U. S. Department of Health and Human Services Administration - Center for Substance Abuse Treatment, Addictions Treatment, in an amount no to exceed $382,238 to support the Homeless Outreach Project to Encampments (HOPE) and, if awarded, to enter into a contract for Fiscal Year 2002/2003, to accept funds.  (No County Match) (All Districts)

 

C.34    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to submit a funding application, along with the necessary certifications and assurances, to the U. S. Department of Health and Human Services Administration for Children and Families (ACF) in an amount not to exceed $200,000 for the Runaway and Homeless Youth Grant and, if awarded, to enter into a contract for Fiscal Year 2002/2003, to accept funds.  (10% County match, Budgeted) (All Districts)

 

C.35    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to submit a funding application, with the U. S. Environmental Protection Agency, for the Hospital Waste Management Project and, if awarded, accept funding in the amount of $11,000, for the period July 1, 2002 through June 30, 2003.  (No County Match) (All Districts)

 

C.36    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Mt. Diablo Unified School District (MDUSD) to pay the County an amount not to exceed $4,000 for the continuation of the Outreach TB Testing Program for MDUSD employees, for the period September 16, 2002 through June 30, 2003.  (No County Match) (Districts II, III, IV, V)

 

C.37    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with the City of Walnut Creek in an amount not to exceed $20,000 for the Evaluation Plan for Nurses and Cops Caring for Contra Costa Children (NC5) project, which analyzes child passenger restraint use and related injuries, for the period October 1, 2001 through March 31, 2003.  (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.38    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Development Director and the Redevelopment Director to enter into a Memorandum of Understanding with the City of San Pablo to assess and implement, if feasible, the extension of Giant Road south to provide a truck route for North Richmond businesses located south of Wildcat Creek and east of the Richmond Parkway, in the North Richmond Redevelopment Project area.  ($20,000 CDBG; $10,000 RDA) (District I) (Consider with C.88)

 

C.39    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the General Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Destiny Communications, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $200,000 to remove communication tower at Bald Peak and install antennas on the new Bald Peak tower and communication infrastructure at Kregor Peak for the period September 24, 2002 through June 30, 2003.  (Budgeted) (All Districts)

 

C.40    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the County Counsel, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with the firm Curiale, Dellaverson, Hirschfield, Kraemer and Sloan to increase the payment limit by $15,000 to a new payment limit of $50,000 for specialized legal services.  (All Districts)            

 

C.41    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the General Services Director to execute a consulting services agreement with Sally Swanson Associates in the amount of $98,100 for Phase II of the ADA & Title 24 Accessibility Compliance Survey of various county buildings. (50% Plant Acquisition - Budgeted, 50% Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Funds) (All Districts)

 

C.42    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with TempCare Teacher’s Connection in the amount of $150,000 to provide temporary teaching staff services for the period September 15, 2002 through March 14, 2003.  (Budgeted, 100% federally funded)  (All Districts)

 

C.43    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Childcare Careers, Inc., in the amount of $310,000 to provide temporary teaching staff services for the period September 15, 2002 through March 14, 2003.  (Budgeted, 100% federally funded)  (All Districts)

 

C.44    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with the Center for Human Development to decrease the payment limit by $7,635 to a new payment limit of $30,865 for Weed and Seed Program services, for the period January 1 through December 31, 2002.  (100% federally funded)  (District I)

 

C.45    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to provide matching funds to Alameda Contra Costa Transit District (AC Transit) in the amount of $100,000 for the Metropolitan Transportation Commission Grant, Fiscal Year 2002/2003Annual School Bus Pass Pilot program, and DIRECT the Auditor-Controller to make payment of the matching funds.  (Budgeted, 100% TANF Incentive Funds)  (All Districts)

 

C.46    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Bay Medic Transportation in an amount not to exceed $30,000 to provide ambulance transportation services for Contra Costa Regional Medical Center patients, for the period July 1, 2002 through June 30, 2003.  (Enterprise I Budget) (All Districts) 

 

C.47    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Concord Yellow Cab, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $27,000 to provide taxicab transportation services for Contra Costa Regional Medical Center patients, for the period July 1, 2002 through June 30, 2003.   (Enterprise I Budget) (All Districts) 

 

C.48    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Psychological Services Center in an amount not to exceed $50,000 to provide Medi-Cal mental health specialty services for the period July 1, 2002 through June 30, 2003.  (Budgeted, 100% State and Federal Medi-Cal funds) (All Districts)

 

C.49    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Bi-Bett Corporation, a non-profit corporation, in an amount not to exceed $216,419 to provide continuing residential dual-recovery services for pregnant and/or parenting women, for the period October 1, 2002 through September 30, 2003. (Budgeted, 100% federally funded) (All Districts)

 

C.50    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Kuelewa Furaha, Licensed Acupuncturist, in an amount not to exceed $136,000 to provide continuing acupuncture treatment services for the period October 1, 2002 through September 30, 2003. (Patient fees, Third Party revenues; Enterprise I Budget) (All Districts)

 

C.51    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with True to Life Children's Services in an amount not to exceed $51,465 to provide continuing intensive day treatment and mental health services to severely emotionally disturbed children, for the period July 1, 2002 through June 30, 2003.  (Budgeted, 51% Federal, 49% State EPSDT) (All Districts)

 

C.52    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Medstaff, Inc., effective September 1, 2002, to increase the payment limit by $70,000 to a new payment limit of $250,000 to provide an additional level of registry services to include cardiopulmonary staffing, through April 30, 2003. (Enterprise I Budget) (All Districts)

 

C.53    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Alhambra Radiology Associates, Inc., effective September 30, 2002, to extend the term through December 31, 2002 in accordance with a specified fee schedule, to allow the contractor to continue to provide diagnostic imaging services while a new contract is negotiated. (Enterprise I Budget) (All Districts) 

 

C.54    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with East Bay Cardiology Medical Group, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $39,000 to provide professional cardiology physician services for patients at Richmond Health Center, for the period October 1, 2002 through September 30, 2003.  (Patient fees, Third Party revenues; Enterprise I Budget) (District I)

 

C.55    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Ujima Family Recovery Services in an amount not to exceed $216,419 to provide continuing residential dual-recovery services for pregnant and/or parenting women, for the period October 1, 2002 through September 30, 2003. (Budgeted, 100% federally funded) (All Districts)

 

C.56    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Sha'ala Yeates (dba The Journey), effective September 1, 2002, to increase the payment limit by $26,575 to a new payment limit of $52,539 to provide additional consultation, technical assistance, and evaluation services to the Breastfeeding Peer Support Project, through September 30, 2003. (Budgeted, 100% State funded) (All Districts)

 

C.57    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Alliance Medical Group, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $65,000 to provide primary care services for Contra Costa Health Plan members, August 1, 2002 through July 31, 2003. (Patient fees, Third Party revenues; Enterprise II Budget) (All Districts)

 

C.58    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Myung Rae Cho, M.D., in an amount not to exceed $85,000 to provide primary care services for Contra Costa Health Plan members, September 1, 2002 through August 31, 2003. (Member premiums; Enterprise II Budget) (All Districts)

           

C.59    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with National Healthcare Alliance, L.L.C., in an amount not to exceed $80,000 to provide physician recruitment and temporary locum physician services for Contra Costa Regional Medical Center, for the period October 1, 2002 through September 30, 2004.   (Enterprise I Budget) (All Districts) 

 

C.60    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with AIDS Community Network, a non-profit corporation, in an amount not to exceed $43,200 to provide continuing outreach and referral services to HIV/AIDS clients in West County, for the period October 1, 2002 through September 30, 2003. (Budgeted, 100% federally funded)  (Districts I, II)

 

C.61    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Millennium MedSearch, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $75,000 to provide physician recruitment services for Contra Costa Regional Medical Center, for the period September 16, 2002 through August 31, 2005.   (Enterprise I Budget) (All Districts) 

 

C.62    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Chair, Board of Supervisors, to execute an agreement with the Contra Costa Convention and Visitor’s Bureau in the amount of $253,577 to promote the use of hotel and convention facilities located in the unincorporated areas of the County for the period July 1, 2002 through June 30, 2003.  (Budgeted Fiscal Year 2002/2003) (Cost offset by Transient Occupancy Taxes) (District IV)

CONTINUED to October 1, 2002 to approve and authorize the Chair, Board of Supervisors, to execute an agreement with the Contra Costa Convention and Visitor’s Bureau in the amount of $253,577 to promote the use of hotel and convention facilities located in the unincorporated areas of the County for the period July 1, 2002 through June 30, 2003; and DIRECTED County Administrator’s office to work with Supervisors Gerber and DeSaulnier on this matter.

 

Leases

 

C.63    DELETED       

 

C.64    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the General Services Director to execute the First Amendment to the lease with Joseph Arrighi and Harris Wolfson to extend the lease term to September 30, 2005 at a monthly rate of $2,480 per month for the period of October 1, 2002 to September 30, 2003, $2,580 for the period of October 1, 2003 to September 30, 2004, and $2,680 for the period of October 1, 2004 to September 30, 2005, for the premises at 2523 El Portal Drive, San Pablo for continued occupancy by  the Health Services Department. (Budgeted) District I)

 

Other Actions

 

C.65    CONTINUE the emergency action originally taken by the Board on October 26, 1999 on the Emergency Upgrade of County Telecommunications Infrastructure.  (All Districts)

 

C.66    ADOPT Resolution No. 2002/579 authorizing the issuance and sale of Fiscal Year 2002/2003 West Contra Costa County Unified School District Tax and Revenue Anticipation Notes in an amount not to exceed $30,000,000.  (Districts I, IV)

 

C.67    ACKNOWLEDGE receipt of the Auditor-Controller’s Annual Supplemental Law Enforcement Services Fund (SLESF) activity reports for the 2001/2002 Fiscal Year.

 

C.68    APPROVE amendments to the Conflict of Interest Code for the Bethel Island Municipal Advisory Council.

 

C.69    APPROVE amendments to the Conflict of Interest Code for the Pittsburg Unified School District.

 

C.70    APPROVE amendments to the Conflict of Interest Code for the Bethel Island Municipal Improvement District.

 

C.71    APPROVE amendments to the Conflict of Interest Code for the Reclamation District No. 2065.

 

C.72    ADOPT Resolution No. 2002/580 conditionally providing for the issuance of revenue bonds to finance the Bay View Apartments to be owned by Resources for Community Development, or a related entity, as recommended by the Community Development Department.  (No County cost) (District V)

 

C.73    ADOPT Resolution No. 2002/581 designating the survey area to be studied for redevelopment for the El Sobrante community, as recommended by the Community Development Department.  (District I)

 

C.74    ADOPT Resolution No. 2002/582 approving vacation of an undeveloped portion of a Grant Deed of Development Rights related to the Marsh Canyon Landfill project, as recommended by the Community Development Department.  (District III)

CONTINUED to an undetermined date, Resolution No. 2002/582 approving vacation of an undeveloped portion of a Grant Deed of Development Rights related to the Marsh Canyon Landfill project

 

C.75    APPROVE Contra Costa County’s Biennial Compliance Checklist for Fiscal Years 2002/2001 and 2001/2002 for the Congestion Management Program, as recommended by the Community Development Director.  (All Districts)

 

C.76    ACCEPT report from the County Administrator’s Office on the status of the Discovery House Project, as recommended by the Family and Human Services Committee.  (All Districts)

 

C.77    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Fleet Manager to purchase two compact trucks for the Agriculture Department.  (100% State funds) (All Districts) (Consider with C.25)

 

C.78    RETAIN the Community Alert Network as the County’s emergency telephone notification (ringdown) system provider, as recommended by the Internal Operations Committee.  (All Districts)

CONTINUED to October 1, 2002, consideration to retain the Community Alert Network as the County’s emergency telephone notification (ringdown) system provider; and DIRECTED that this item be moved from the Consent category of the Board Agenda to the Short Discussion category for the October 1, 2002 meeting.

 

C.79    ACCEPT report from the Employment and Human Services Director on the status of the implementation of the Department's Internal Security Plan, and REQUEST the Employment  and Human Services Director to return to the Internal Operations Committee in November with a follow-up report on the food stamp error rate and related issues, as recommended by the Internal Operations Committee.  (All Districts)

 

C.80    RECEIVE updated statement from Buck Consultants that identifies the actuarial impact upon future annual costs of specified retirement enhancements.  (All Districts)

CONTINUED to an undetermined date receipt of an updated statement from Buck Consultants that identifies the actuarial impact upon future annual costs of specified retirement enhancements

 

C.81    RECEIVE 2001/2002 Annual Report from the Alamo-Lafayette Cemetery District, as recommended by the District.  (Districts II, III)

 

C.82    ADOPT Resolution No. 2002/583 authorizing the Community Services Department to participate in the California Department of Education Child Care Food Program.  (All Districts) 

 

C.83    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.84    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.85    CONTINUE the emergency action originally taken by the Board of Supervisors on April 16, 2002 regarding the repair of the erosion along Christie Road, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Hercules area. (56.5% Local Road Funds & 43.5% Federal Emergency Management Agency Funds) (District II)

 

C.86    CONTINUE the emergency action originally taken by the Board of Supervisors on June 4, 2002 regarding the repair of the erosion along Carquinez Scenic Drive, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Crockett area. (Local Road Funds) (District II)

 

C.87    CONTINUE the emergency action originally taken by the Board of Supervisors on June 18, 2002 regarding the repair of the erosion along Wildcat Canyon Road, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Orinda area.  (Local Road Funds) (District II)

 

Redevelopment Agency

 

C.88    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Development Director and the Redevelopment Director to enter into a Memorandum of Understanding with the City of San Pablo to assess and implement, if feasible, the extension of Giant Road south to provide a truck route for North Richmond businesses located south of Wildcat Creek and east of the Richmond Parkway, in the North Richmond Redevelopment Project area.  ($20,000 CDBG; $10,000 RDA) (District I) (Consider with C.38)

 

Correspondence

 

C.89    REFER letter from Henry Saar, received on August 16, 2002, regarding public health services related to food poisoning, to the Health Services Director for response, and DIRECT that a copy of the response be sent to Supervisor Uilkema.  (District II)

 

Consent Items of Board Members

 

C.90    ADOPT Resolution No. 2002/584 recognizing Barbara Scoles of Bay Point as the First Runner-up for the Maytag Outstanding Soccer Mom, as recommended by Supervisor Glover.  (District V)

 

C.91    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE fiscal year 2002/2003 Keller Canyon Mitigation allocations in the amount of $1,668,900 for specified projects and authorizing the appropriation of $930,300 from the Keller Canyon Mitigation Trust Fund, as recommended by the Finance Committee.  (Districts III, V)

CONTINUED to October 1, 2002 consideration to approve and authorize fiscal year 2002/2003 Keller Canyon Mitigation allocations in the amount of $1,668,900 for specified projects and authorizing the appropriation of $930,300 from the Keller Canyon Mitigation Trust Fund

 

 

 

 

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.                  

                                        

 

 

 

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, September 24, 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.                  Courtney Turner v. Contra Costa County, C.C.C. Superior Court No. C 01-03562

 

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