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A G E N D A

TUESDAY

FEBRUARY 4, 2003

 

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)

 

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.

 

SUPERVISOR DONNA GERBER ABSENT ALL DAY

PROJECTED TIME

10:30 A.M.      Convene, call to order and opening ceremonies.

There were no Closed Session announcements

 

Inspirational Thought  -  “The sun does not shine for a few trees and flowers, but for the wide world’s joy.”  ~Henry Ward Beecher

 

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

: Approved as listed except as noted:  C.1, C.2, C.41, C.34, C.52

                      

HOUSING AUTHORITY CONSENT ITEMS                           Approved as listed

 

HA.1    ADOPT Housing Authority Resolution No. 5034 approving collection loss write-off in the amount of $16,576.11 for the quarter ending December 31, 2002 for the Housing Authority of the County of Contra Costa, as recommended by the Executive Director.  (All Districts)         

 

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

 

SD.1    CONSIDER any Consent Items previously removed.

 

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:

 

            Joe Partansky, 1406 Barbis Way, Concord , regarding  public access television

 

D.2           CONSIDER, in the context of the County’s Fiscal Year 2003/2004 budget, approving in concept the earmarking of annual Transit Occupancy Tax anticipated to be received from the Renaissance Suites Hotel in the County’s Pleasant Hill BART Redevelopment Project Area for prevention programs serving children and families in Contra Costa County and, initially, in the Monument Corridor area of the City of Concord.  (Supervisor DeSaulnier) (All Districts)

CORRECTED TO READ: APPROVED in concept the earmarking of annual Transient Occupancy Tax to be received from the Renaissance Suites Hotel in the County’s Pleasant Hill BART Redevelopment Project Area for prevention programs serving children and families in Contra Costa County; DIRECTED the County Administrator to focus prevention efforts initially in the Monument Corridor area of the City of Concord; AGREED to return this matter to the Board of Supervisors in 4 months with a final recommendation and consider the issues that the Board raised today in regards to possible partnership with other communities in need

 

D.3      CONSIDER report from the County Administrator on the impact of the Governor’s State Budget Reduction Proposals on Contra Costa County.  (John Sweeten, County Administrator) (All Districts)

ACCEPTED the preliminary analysis of the impact of the Governor’s Proposed Budget reductions on Contra Costa revenues, services and programs; ACKNOWLEDGED that this preliminary analysis does not consider the potential impact of loss of Vehicle License Fee (VLF) revenues or the proposed realignment of specified health, human services and court responsibilities; AUTHORIZED the Chair, Board of Supervisors, to sign a letter to each of the Contra Costa County State Legislative delegation members and the Governor informing them of the negative consequences of the Governor’s proposed reductions on the children, families, businesses and economy of Contra Costa County and urging them to be cognizant of these impacts; and AUTHORIZED the Redevelopment to expeditiously prepare documentation for additional bond indebtedness

 

11:00 A.M.

 

D.4      HEARING of the appeal by Eileen Doten and Jeffrey McCaslin (Appellants) and Congregation B’Nai Tikvah (Owner) of the Contra Costa County Planning Commission decision to approve a land use permit amendment for a 10,426 sq. ft. two-story expansion of an existing synagogue located at 25 Hillcroft Way, Walnut Creek area, for related office, assembly, and classroom activities.  (Catherine Kutsuris, Community Development Department) (District II)

ACCEPTED the withdrawal of the appeal by Eileen Doten and Jeffrey McCaslin (Appellants) and Congregation B’Nai Tikvah (Owner) of the Contra Costa County Planning

Commission decision to approve a land use permit amendment for a 10,426 sq. ft. two-story expansion of an existing synagogue located at 25 Hillcroft Way, Walnut Creek area, for related office, assembly, and classroom activities

 

Closed Session

 

AJ.1         Adjourned in the memory of Mary Mahoney of Martinez

 

AJ.2    Adjourned in the memory of the seven astronauts of the Space Shuttle Columbia

 

Adjourn to the Mayors’ Conference

February 6, 2003           6:30 p.m.

Shadelands Art Center

111 North Wiget Lane         Walnut Creek, CA

 

Adjourn in memory of Mary Mahoney

 

 

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, or designee, to execute the Right- of-Way Contract and License Agreement; ACCEPT the Grant Deed from Security Public Storage; APPROVE payment of $4,000,000, which includes a portion valued at $377,514 paid in a land exchange, for said property rights; and AUTHORIZE the Auditor-Controller to issue a check in the amount of $3,622,486 payable to Placer Title Company, in connection with the State Route 4, Railroad Avenue to Loveridge Road project, Pittsburg area.  (Contra Costa Transportation Authority Funds) (District V) (Consider with C.2)

RELISTED to February 25, 2003, consideration to approve and authorize the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute the Right-of-Way Contract and License Agreement; ACCEPT the Grant Deed from Security Public Storage; APPROVE payment of $4,000,000, which includes a portion valued at $377,514 paid in a land exchange, for said property rights; and AUTHORIZE the Auditor-Controller to issue a check in the amount of $3,622,486 payable to Placer Title Company, in connection with the State Route 4, Railroad Avenue to Loveridge Road project, Pittsburg area

 

C.2      ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/51 approving and authorizing the exchange of surplus real property, located at 501 Harbor Court, Pittsburg, with an estimated fair market value of  $377,514 to Security Public Storage, pursuant to Streets & Highways Code Section 960; and authorizing the Chair, Board of Supervisors, to execute a Grant Deed as partial compensation, in connection with the State Route 4 East, Railroad Avenue to Loveridge Road project, Pittsburg area.  (Contra Costa Transportation Authority Funds) (District V) (Consider with C.1) 

RELISTED to February 25, 2003, consideration to adopt Resolution No. 2003/51 approving and authorizing the exchange of surplus real property located at 501 Harbor Court, Pittsburg to Security Public Storage; and authorizing the Chair, Board of Supervisors, to execute a Grant Deed as partial compensation, in connection with the State Route 4 East, Railroad Avenue to Loveridge Road project, Pittsburg area

 

C.3      DETERMINE that the Clyde Road Extensions project is a California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Class 1 Categorical Exemption; APPROVE the project and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director to advertise the project, Clyde area. (70% Local Roads Funds, 30% Navy Mitigation Funds) (District IV)

 

C.4      ADOPT Traffic Resolution No. 2003/4005 prohibiting parking at all times, except for vehicles of physically handicapped persons (blue curb) on the south side of Loring Avenue (Road No. 2294D), beginning at a point 130 feet west of the center line of the intersection of Bay Street and extending easterly a distance of 23 feet, Crockett area.  (District II)

 

Engineering Services

 

C.5      MS 13-98:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/52 accepting completion of private improvements for project being developed by John Pereira and Debbie Pereira, Tassajara area. (District III)

 

C.6      SUB 7979:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/53 accepting completion of warranty period and release of cash deposit for faithful performance for project being developed by Shapell Industries of Northern California, San Ramon area. (District III)

 

C.7      SUB 7981:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/54 accepting completion of warranty period and release of cash deposit for faithful performance for project being developed by Shapell Industries of Northern California, San Ramon area. (District III)

 

C.8      SUB 8027:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/66 accepting completion of improvements for project being developed by Shapell Industries of Northern California, San Ramon area.  (District III)

 

C.9      SUB 8105:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/67 approving the second extension of the Subdivision Agreement for Right-of-Way Landscaping for project being developed by Shapell Industries of Northern California, San Ramon area. (District III)

 

C.10    SUB 8134:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/68 approving the second extension of the Subdivision Agreement for project being developed by Shapell Industries of Northern California, San Ramon area. (District III)

 

C.11    SUB 8431:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/69 accepting completion of private improvements for project being developed by Hofmann Land Development Company, Brentwood area. (District III)

 

C.12    SUB 8433:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/70 accepting completion of private improvements for project being developed by Hofmann Land Development Company, Brentwood area. (District III)

 

C.13    SUB 8646:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/71 accepting an updated tax letter and tax surety bond for project being developed by Western Pacific Housing, Inc., San Ramon area.  (District III)

 

Special Districts & County Airports

 

C.14    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE Kleinfelder, Inc., as General Manager of the Blackhawk Geologic Hazard Abatement District (GHAD), to execute a contract with Siteworks Construction, Inc., in the amount of $100,000 to provide maintenance services for the Blackhawk GHAD for the period December 15, 2002 through June 30, 2003, Danville area. (Blackhawk Geologic Hazard Abatement District Funds) (District III)

 

Statutory Actions

 

C.15    APPROVE minutes for the month of January.

 

C.16    DECLARE certain ordinances duly published.

 

Claims, Collections & Litigation

 

C.17    DENY claims of Donald V. Gilbertson; and Russ D. Boger.

 

Honors & Proclamations

 

C.18    ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/12 proclaiming February 2003 as “Black History Month” and February 16, 2003 as “Black Families Association of Contra Costa County Day” in Contra Costa County, as recommended by Supervisor DeSaulnier.  (All Districts)

 

Appointments & Resignations

 

C.19    ACCEPT resignation of Cleo M. Day from the At Large 1 seat on the Mobile Home Advisory Committee, DECLARE the seat vacant, and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy, as recommended by the Mobile Home Advisory Committee.  (All Districts)

 

C.20    APPOINT Mitchel Salmere to the County Service Area P-2A Citizens Advisory Committee, as recommended by Supervisor Gerber.  (District III)

 

C.21    DECLARE vacant the At Large Alternate seat on the Countywide Youth Commission previously held by Treigh Orchard, and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy, as recommended by the Countywide Youth Commission.  (All Districts)

 

C.22    ACCEPT resignation of Eileen Kerr from the District III Representative seat on the Alcohol and Other Drugs Advisory Board, DECLARE the seat vacant, and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy, as recommended by Supervisor Gerber.  (District III)

 

C.23    ACCEPT resignation of David Carrillo from the District I Alternate for Supervisor Gioia on the Economic Opportunity Council, and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy, as recommended by Supervisor Gioia.  (District I)

 

C.24    APPOINT Barney Parsons to the Eastern Contra Costa Transit Authority Board of Directors (Tri-Delta Transit), as recommended by Supervisor Glover.  (District V)

 

C.25    APPOINT Norma Hernandez as an Alternate on the Eastern Contra Costa Transit Authority Board of Directors (Tri-Delta Transit), as recommended by Supervisor Glover.  (District V)

 

C.26    ACCEPT resignation of Azhar Shah from the Alternate seat on the Bay Point Municipal Advisory Council, DECLARE the seat vacant, and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy, as recommended by Supervisor Glover.  (District I)

C.27    DECLARE vacant the At large No. 1 seat on the Alcohol and Other Drugs Advisory Board previously held by Mike King due to lack of attendance, and the At Large No. 2 seat previously held by Peter Muller who has resigned, and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancies, as recommended by the Alcohol and Other Drugs Advisory Board. (All Districts)

 

C.28    APPOINT Max Jacobs, REAPPOINT Richard Jacobson, Shirley Wible, James Foreman and Catherine Dimino, and MOVE Larry Rodrigue from the Alternate 1 to Appointee 4 seat on the County Service Area P-5, Citizens Advisory Committee; DECLARE the Alternate 1 seat vacant, and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy, as recommended by Supervisor Gerber.  (District III)

 

Appropriation Adjustments  - 2002/2003 FY

 

C.29    County Administrator/Plant Acquisition (0111):  AUTHORIZE new revenue in the amount of $800,000 from various insurance carriers as settlement for claims related to the Tamalpais project and APPROPRIATE for the construction of the Juvenile Hall Addition Project.  (All Districts)

 

C.30    Sheriff-Coroner (0255)/General Services (0063):  AUTHORIZE transfer of appropriations in the amount of $1,359 from the Sheriff to General Services to allow for purchase of additional equipment for SWAT buses.  (All Districts)

 

Intergovernmental Relations

 

C.31    ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/56 urging the Legislature and the Governor of California to implement the provisions of current law and restore the vehicle license fee (VLF) in an amount necessary to reduce the VLF backfill and expressing appreciation to the legislators who support such VLF restoration, as recommended by Supervisor DeSaulnier.  (All Districts)

 

C.32    AUTHORIZE the Chair, Board of Supervisors, to sign a letter addressed to the President of the BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit District) Board of Directors requesting that the BART Board of Directors consider appointing a Contra Costa County resident to fill the vacancy for the 7th District, reflecting the District's population, as recommended by Supervisor Gioia.  (All Districts)

 

Personnel Actions

 

C.33    ESTABLISH the class of Veterinary Assistant in the Animal Services Department, and ALLOCATE it to the Salary Schedule.  (All Districts)

 

C.34    ADD one Health Services Information Technology Supervisor position in the Health Services Department.  (Budgeted, Enterprise I/Third Party Revenues)  (All Districts)

 

C.35    ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/73 amending Resolution No. 2002/508 to reflect the October 1, 2002, COLA provided to County employees.

 

C.36    RECLASSIFY one Information Systems Project Manager position to Information Systems Manager I in the Employment and Human Services Department.  (Cost neutral) (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.37    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the District Attorney to execute a grant award contract and any extensions and amendments thereto, pursuant to guidelines, with the U.S. Department of Justice, in the amount of $40,000 per year for three years for a Community Gun Violence Prosecution Project.  (Federal funds, 20% County match, Budgeted) (District I)

 

C.38    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to apply for and accept a Community Development Block Grant from the City of Concord in the amount of $65,000 for micro-enterprise development for the period July 1, 2003 through June 30, 2004.  (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.39    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Sheriff-Coroner, or designee, to execute a contract with CorrLogic, Inc., in the amount of $129,254 for maintenance of the detention facilities Institutional Management System for the period December 8, 2002 through December 7, 2003.  (Budgeted) (All Districts)

 

C.40    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Sheriff-Coroner, or designee, to execute a contract with Level II, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $444,330 to provide the County’s new computerized Message Switching System, for the period January 1 through December 31, 2003.  (State grant funds, Budgeted) (All Districts)

 

C.41    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Human Resources Director, or designee, to execute contract amendments with Venturi Staffing Services, Apple One Employment Services, TAC Staffing Services, and Barrett Business Services, Inc., to extend the terms each from January 31 through June 30, 2003, and to increase the fiscal year 2002/2003 payment limits each by $500,000 to new payment limits of $1,000,000 to provide continuing temporary staff services to County agencies, departments, or offices.  (Funded, as needed, by user departments) (All Districts)

RELISTED to February 11, 2003, consideration to approve and authorize the Human Resources Director, or designee, to execute contract amendments with Venturi Staffing Services, Apple One Employment Services, TAC Staffing Services, and Barrett Business Services, Inc., to provide continuing temporary staff services to County agencies, departments, or offices

 

C.42    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Accountemps in the amount of $29,000 to continue to provide temporary accounting staff services for the period December 23, 2002 through March 31, 2003.  (Budgeted, 100% State Funds)  (All Districts)

RELISTED to February 11, 2003, consideration to approve and authorize the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Per Diem Staffing Systems, Inc., to continue to provide respiratory therapist registry services for the period February 1, 2003 through January 31, 2004

 

C.43    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, on behalf of the Workforce Development Board, to execute a contract amendment with Contra Costa County Office of Education to increase the payment limit by $23,070 to a new payment limit of $604,317 to roll over unspent funds from the 2001/02 contract and use them for in-school youth development services for the period July 1, 2002 through June 30, 2004.  (Budgeted, 100% Federal Workforce Investment Act Funds)  (All Districts)

 

C.44    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, on behalf of the Workforce Development Board, to execute contract amendments to extend the terms from August 31 to October 31, 2004, with no change in the payment limits, for Workforce Investment Act out-of-school youth services:

                                                                                      Payment          Original                           Amended

            Contractor                                                         Limit               Term                              Term

            Central Labor Council of Contra Costa              $97,275    09/01/02–08/31/04     09/01/02 –10/31/04

            Mt. Diablo Vocational Services                          $99,240    09/01/02–08/31/04     09/01/02 –10/31/04

            Pittsburg Pre-School & Community Council       $99,240    09/01/02–08/31/04     09/01/02 –10/31/04

 

C.45    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Laidlaw Transit Services, Inc., to extend the term from February 28 through June 30, 2003 to coincide with the end of the fiscal year and to increase the payment limit by $260,000 to a new payment limit of $1,103,000 for transportation services for CALWORKs participants.  (Budgeted, 85% Federal CALWORKs Funds, 15% County)  (All Districts)

 

C.46    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Laidlaw Transit Services, Inc., to extend the term from February 28 through June 30, 2003 to coincide with the end of the fiscal year and to increase the payment limit by $336,760 to a new payment limit of $1,290,760 for immediate/emergency transportation services for CALWORKs participants.  (Budgeted, 85% Federal CALWORKs Funds, 15% County)  (All Districts)

 

C.47    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Rubicon Programs, Inc., to shorten the term from November 30, 2002 to June 30, 2002 to coincide with the end of the fiscal year and to decrease the payment limit by $93,250 to a new payment limit of $56,750 for tenant housing counseling services for CALWORKs participants.  (Budgeted, 85% Federal CALWORKs Funds, 15% County)  (All Districts)

                                  

C.48    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with the Health Services Department to increase the payment limit by $48,898 to a new payment limit of $1,560,412 for additional hot meal distribution services for the Title III Senior Nutrition Program for the period July 1, 2002 through June 30, 2003.  (Budgeted, 90% Federal, 10% State Older Americans Act Funds)  (All Districts)

 

C.49    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Cecilia Ornelas to increase the payment limit by $13,274 to a new payment limit of $25,330 for additional services as the Lead Family Partner for the Verde Involving Parents Program, through June 30, 2003.  (100% Grant funds) (All Districts)

 

C.50    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Medical Hill Rehabilitation Center, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $127,750 to continue to provide subacute skilled nursing care for seriously and persistently mentally ill and neurobehavioral clients for the period March 1, 2003 through February 29, 2004.  (Budgeted, 100% Mental Health Realignment)  (All Districts)

 

C.51    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Per Diem Staffing Systems, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $220,000 to continue to provide respiratory therapist registry services for the period February 1, 2003 through January 31, 2004.  (Budgeted, Enterprise I/Third Party Revenues)  (All Districts)

 

C.52    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Cynthia Lai in an amount not to exceed $50,000 to continue to provide echocardiogram services for Costa Regional Medical Center for the period March 1, 2003 through February 29, 2004.  (Budgeted, Enterprise I/Third Party Revenues)  (All Districts)

RELISTED to February 11, 2003, consideration to approve and authorize the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Cynthia Lai in an amount not to exceed $50,000 to continue to provide echocardiogram services for Costa Regional Medical Center for the period March 1, 2003 through February 29, 2004

 

C.53    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with LindaJoy Shea, CPC, in an amount not to exceed $102,480 to continue to provide professional consultation, technical assistance, and training with regard to the International Classification of Disease, the Current Procedural Terminology, the Healthcare Common Procedures, and the Medicare Ambulatory Payment Classification regulations for the period March 1, 2003 through February 29, 2004.  (Budgeted, Enterprise I/Third Party Revenues)  (All Districts)

 

C.54    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Gloria G. Hill in an amount not to exceed $45,717 to continue to provide consultation and technical assistance with family advocacy services for families of individuals with mental disabilities for the period February 1, 2003 through January 31, 2004.  (Budgeted, 50% Federal, 50% Mental Health Realignment)  (All Districts)

 

C.55    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Wilson Consulting, Inc., effective January 8, 2003, to extend the term from March 31 to December 31, 2003 and to increase the payment limit by $80,000 to a new payment limit of $155,000 for additional consultation and technical assistance with the Patient Accounting System.  (Budgeted, Enterprise I/Third Party Revenues)  (All Districts)

 

C.56    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with ECHO Consulting Services of California, Inc., effective December 1, 2002, to increase the payment limit by $30,000 to a new payment limit of $220,000 for additional hours of hardware and software maintenance, through June 30, 2003.  (Budgeted, 100% Federal Medi-Cal/Grants/Third Party Revenue)  (All Districts)

 

C.57    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the General Services Director, or designee, to execute the Sixth Amendment authorizing extra work under the Consulting Services Agreement with Daniel Rainey, Architect, to increase the payment limit by $17,095 to a new payment limit of $364,163 for additional design and construction documents for Remodel and Office Landscape Partition Modifications, 1305 Macdonald Avenue, Richmond for the Employment and Human Services Department. (2002 Series A Lease Revenue Bonds: 80% Federal and State; 20% County) (District I)

                                                            

C.58    AWARD and AUTHORIZE the General Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract in the amount of $109,800 with Albay Construction Company, the lowest responsive and responsible bidder for the Remodel of Fire Station No. 18 at 145 Sussex Street, Clyde, for the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District. (Contra Costa Fire Protection District budget) (District IV)

 

C.59    ACKNOWLEDGE receipt of 2002 annual report submitted by the Bay Point Project Area Committee.  (All Districts)

 

C.60    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a hold harmless agreement to indemnify Skillcraft, Inc. for use of its IBEW Local 302 Union Hall located at 1875 Arnold Drive, Martinez, on February 26-27, 2003 by the Health Services Department Public Health staff for an educational forum. 

           

C.61    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.62    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.63    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)

 

C.64    ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/40 allowing the County to reimburse an estimated $2.5 million for replacement of HVAC (heating, ventilation, and air conditioning) systems at 30 and 40 Muir Rd., Martinez, for the Employment and Human Services Department from the proceeds of an upcoming lease revenue bond financing. ($250,000 Annual Debt Service; 80% State/Federal, 20% County) (All Districts)

 

Redevelopment Agency

 

C.65    SUPPORT restoring the budget of the U.S. Economic Development Administration, which is the biggest federal financial supporter of economic development initiatives, to $365.5 million; and AUTHORIZE the Chair, Board of Supervisors, to execute letters of support to the Senate and House Appropriation Committees, as recommended by the Executive Director.  (All Districts)

 

 

GENERAL INFORMATION

 

 

The Board meets in all its capacities pursuant to Ordinance Code Section 24-2.402, including as the Housing Authority and the Redevelopment Agency.  Persons who wish to address the Board should complete the form provided for that purpose and furnish a copy of any written statement to the Clerk.

 

All matters listed under CONSENT ITEMS are considered by the Board to be routine and will be enacted by one motion. There will be no separate discussion of these items unless requested by a member of the Board or a member of the public prior to the time the Board votes on the motion to adopt.

 

Persons who wish to speak on matters set for PUBLIC HEARINGS will be heard when the Chair calls for comments from those persons who are in support thereof or in opposition thereto.  After persons have spoken, the hearing is closed and the matter is subject to discussion and action by the Board. 

 

Requests for reconsideration of a land use (planning) decision must be submitted in writing to the Clerk of the Board of Supervisors within 10 days of the Board's decision, and must identify the new information which was not before the Board of Supervisors when the decision was made.

 

The County will provide reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities planning to attend Board meetings who contact the Clerk of the Board at least 24 hours before the meeting, 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 Federal D. Glover and John Gioia) - meets on the first and third Mondays of the month at 11:00 A.M. in Room 108, County Administration Building, 651 Pine Street, Martinez.

 

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

 

The Internal Operations Committee  (Supervisors Gayle B. Uilkema and Federal D. Glover) - meets on the first and third Mondays of the month at  9:30 A.M. in Room 105, County Administration Building, 651 Pine Street, Martinez.

 

The Transportation, Water & Infrastructure Committee  (Supervisors John Gioia and Donna Gerber) - meets on the first Monday of the month at 9:00 A.M. in Room 108, County Administration Building, 651 Pine Street, Martinez.

 

Finance Committee

02-10-03

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, February 4, 2003, 10:30 a.m. and thereafter

 

Board Chambers Room 107 and Room 105

Administration Building,

651 Pine Street, Martinez, California

 

 

 

CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL--ANTICIPATED LITIGATION 

Significant exposure to litigation pursuant to Gov. Code, § 54956.9(b):  One potential case