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CONTRA COSTA COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

 

Supervisors J. Gioia, G. B. Uilkema, (Vacant), M. DeSaulnier, and F. D. Glover

Clerk of the Board, John Sweeten (925 335-1900)

 

A G E N D A       

TUESDAY            MARCH 25, 2003

 

 

The Board of Supervisors respects your time, and every attempt is made to accurately estimate when an item may be heard by the Board.  All times specified for items on the Board of Supervisors agenda are approximate.  Items may be heard later than indicated depending on the business of the day.  Your patience is appreciated.

 

PROJECTED

___TIME____

 

9:00 A.M.        Convene and announce adjournment to Closed Session, Room 105.

There were no Closed Session announcements

 

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

 

Inspirational Thought  - “If angels were to govern men, neither external or internal controls on government would be necessary.”  ~James Madison

 

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

 Approved as listed except as noted:  C.53, C.60

                

HOUSING AUTHORITY CONSENT ITEMS                             Approved as listed

 

HA.1    ADOPT Resolution No. 5038 approving the Agency-Wide Budget for the Housing Authority of the County of Contra Costa in the amount of $85,982,288 for fiscal year ending March 31, 2004.     

 

HA.2    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Housing Authority Executive Director to execute a contract with AMS.NET in the amount of $282,462 for hardware installation related to the IP Telephony Project.  

 

9:35 A.M.

 

PRESENTATIONS                        Approved as listed

 

PR.1    PRESENTATION to adopt Resolution No. 2003/116 proclaiming April 5-12, 2003 as the “Week of the Young Child in Contra Costa County.”  (Supervisor Glover) (All Districts)

ADOPTED Resolution No. 2003/116 proclaiming April 5-12, 2003 as the “Week of the Young Child in Contra Costa County.”

 

PR.2    PRESENTATION to adopt Resolution Nos. 2003/117 and 2003/115 honoring Sheri Ferguson and Mike Flowers of the Employment and Human Services Department, on the occasion of their retirement from County government.  (Supervisor DeSaulnier) (All Districts)

 

PR.3    PRESENTATION of Resolution No. 2003/4 honoring Robert Lewis, Pittsburg City Councilmember and former Mayor of Pittsburg, on the occasion of his retirement from public service.  (Supervisor Glover; Keith Richter, Contra Costa Fire Protection  District Chief) (All Districts)

PRESENTED Resolution No. 2003/4 honoring Robert Lewis, Pittsburg City Councilmember and former Mayor of Pittsburg, on the occasion of his retirement from public service.

 

9:50 A.M.

 

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

 

SD.1    CONSIDER any Consent Items previously removed.

 

SD.2    CONSIDER adopting a position on legislation pertaining to health care for the uninsured.  (Milt Camhi, Health Services Department) (All Districts)

SUPPORTED in concept of the position of the growing number of uninsured and underinsured in the Contra Costa Community, the State Insurance Program Universal Coverage Bills AB30, (Richman) Expand Healthy Families, AB1527 (Frommer), Pay or Play Phased in System, AB1528 (Cohn) Blue Shield Proposal, AB 921 (Kuehl) Single Payer System; DIRECTED staff to return to the Board of Supervisors on April 1, 2003, with further information regarding the SB2 (Burton) Pay or Play System

 

SD.3    CONSIDER referring to the Internal Operations Committee consideration of developing an ordinance requiring the recycling of construction and demolition debris, and applying recycling requirements on the construction of all new structures, and the demolition and renovations of existing structures, in the public and private sectors of the unincorporated areas of the County.  (Supervisor Uilkema/Deidra Dingman, Community Development Department) (All Districts)

 

SD.4    CONSIDER adopting Resolution No. 2003/178 establishing a Municipal Advisory Council for the Pleasant Hill BART Station vicinity and taking related actions, as recommended by Supervisor DeSaulnier.  (Districts III, IV)

SD.4    ADOPTED Resolution No. 2003/178 creating Municipal Advisory Council for the Pleasant Hill BART station vicinity.

 

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:

Rollie Katz, (PEU Local 1) P.O. Box 212, Martinez, regarding budget shortfall and cuts in spending and increases in taxes; Christine McCracken, 206 Ludell Drive, Walnut Creek, regarding swim club near Pleasant Hill Bart station; Mr. Freeman, (no address given) regarding the Industrial Safety Ordinance;  Ralph Hoffman, 60 St. Timothy Court, Danville, regarding  District III seat being vacant.

 

Closed Session

 

11:00 A.M.

 

10th Annual Cesar Chavez Commemorative Celebration

 

Adjourn in memory of Gerald Bender

 

 

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 a contract amendment with Burchard & Rinehart to increase the payment limit by $50,000 to a new payment limit of $125,000 and extend the term from June 15, 2002 to December 31, 2004, for appraisal and expert witness services 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.2      RA 1079:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/179 accepting completion of improvements for Road Improvement Agreement (cross-reference Subdivision 7686) and declaring a portion of Newport Drive as a County road for project being developed by Talisman Realty Group, Inc., Byron area. (District III)

 

C.3      RA 1080:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/180 accepting completion of improvements for Road Improvement Agreement (cross-reference Subdivision 7686) and declaring a portion of Bixler Road as a County road for project being developed by Talisman Realty Group, Inc., Byron area. (District III)

 

C.4      RA 1100:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/181 accepting completion of improvements, approving Road Improvement Agreement for warranty period and declaring a portion of Point of Timber Road as a County road (cross-reference Subdivision 8023) for project being developed by Hofmann Land Development Company, Byron area. (District III)

 

Special Districts & County Airports

 

C.5      APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Chief Engineer, Flood Control and Water Conservation District, or designee, to execute the Joint Exercise of Powers Agreement with Reclamation District 800 in the estimated amount of $200,000 for the Discovery Bay/Kellogg Creek Desilting Project, effective March 25, 2003 through completion of project, Discovery Bay area. (75% Stormwater Utility Area 17 Funds and 25% Flood Control Zone 2 Funds) (District III)

 

C.6      ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/182 consenting to the Knightsen Town Community Services District providing flood protection improvements and services, consisting of the construction, operation, maintenance, and servicing of flood control improvements, contingent upon LAFCO approval to form the Knightsen Town Community Services District, Knightsen area. (No impact to County Funds)(District III)

 

C.7      ACCEPT and APPROVE the Fiscal Year 2001/2002 Fourth Quarter Expense Report and the Fiscal Year 2001/02 Annual Report prepared by the Wiedemann Ranch Geologic Hazard Abatement District (GHAD) General Manager, Gray Bowen and Company, Inc., for the Wiedemann Ranch GHAD, and RATIFY the decision of the General Manager to seek reimbursement for expenses related to issues associated with the habitat conservation area, San Ramon area. (Wiedemann Ranch Geologic Hazard Abatement District Funds) (District III)

 

C.8      APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a Cooperative Agreement with the National Park Service to provide pipe installation and creek restoration work on Park Service property, effective March 25, 2003 through completion of project for the Strentzel Lane Erosion and Sediment Reduction Project, Martinez area. (No Fiscal Impact to County Funds) (District II)

 

Claims, Collections & Litigation

 

C.9      DENY claims of Richard Harry Peterson; Edward L. Turner; and Trudie Rogers.

 

C.10    RECEIVE report concerning the final settlement of Donald Williams vs. Contra Costa County and AUTHORIZE payment from the Workers’ Compensation Trust Fund in the amount of $80,000, as recommended by the County Administrator.  (All Districts)

 

C.11    RECEIVE report concerning the final settlement of Francine Carley vs. Contra Costa County and AUTHORIZE payment from the Workers’ Compensation Trust Fund in the amount of $30,000, as recommended by the County Administrator.  (All Districts)

 

Hearing Dates

 

C.12    FIX Tuesday, May 13, 2003 at 9:30 a.m. for a public hearing on the proposed ordinance adjusting the Criminal Justice Administrative (jail booking) Fee, and DIRECT the County Administrator to publish required notices and to submit to the Clerk of the Board by Tuesday, April 29, 2003 documentation for public inspection supporting the fee adjustments, as recommended by the County Administrator.  (All Districts)

 

C.13    FIX April 15, 2003 at 9:30 a.m. for a public hearing on the establishment of revised fines for the County Library for overdue videos, equipment, Bi-Folkal Kits and CD/DVD products and adult and young adult materials, as recommended by the County Librarian.  (All Districts)

 

Ordinances

 

C.14    INTRODUCE Ordinance No. 2003-10 to exclude the class of Assistant Director of Human Resources-Exempt from the Merit System, WAIVE reading, and FIX April 1, 2003 for adoption.  (All Districts)

 

Appointments & Resignations

 

C.15    ACCEPT resignation of Susan K. Bischel from the Arts and Culture Commission, DECLARE a vacancy, and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy, as recommended by Supervisor Uilkema.  (District II)

 

C.16    ACCEPT resignation of George Renworth from the Alcohol and Other Drugs Advisory Board, DECLARE a vacancy, and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy, as recommended by Supervisor Uilkema.  (District II)

 

C.17    APPOINT Melissa Tanguma to the Appointee 3 seat of the County Service Area R-10, Citizens Advisory Committee, as recommended by Supervisor Uilkema.  (District II)

 

C.18    REAPPOINT Melvin Freitas and Franklin Jurik and APPOINT Tom Cusack to the Contra Costa County Sanitation District No. 5 Citizens Advisory Committee, as recommended by Supervisor Uilkema.  (District II)

 

C.19    REAPPOINT Daniel Pellegrini to the Fish and Wildlife Committee, as recommended by Supervisor Uilkema.  (District II)

 

C.20    REAPPOINT Jerrold M. Parsons and Alice Strain to the Western Contra Costa Transit Authority Board of Directors, as recommended by Supervisor Uilkema.  (District II)

 

C.21    APPOINT Mary Chapman as the District V Representative on the Alcohol and Other Drugs Advisory Board, as recommended by Supervisor Glover.  (District V)

 

C.22    APPOINT Garry Chaban to the Group 4 Local Committee Seat (San Ramon) on the Advisory Council on Aging, as recommended by the Employment and Human Services Director.  (District III)

 

Personnel Actions

 

C.23    RECLASSIFY one Weatherization/Home Assessment and Repair Specialist-Project position to Lead Weatherization/Home Assessment and Repair Specialist-Project.  (100% State and Federal energy funds) (All Districts)

 

C.24    REVISE and RETITLE the Health Services Department classes of Central Supply Technician and Lead Central Supply Technician to Sterile Processing and Distribution Technician; and Lead Sterile Processing and Distribution Technician, respectively.  (All Districts)

 

C.25    ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/198 establishing a one hundred fifty dollar ($150) per month differential for employees in the class of Sterile Processing and Distribution Technician.  (Budgeted) (All Districts)

 

C.26    ADD one Registered Nurse – Experienced Level position and CANCEL one Charge Nurse position in the Health Services Department.  (Cost Savings)  (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.27    ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/50 authorizing the Sheriff-Coroner, or designee, to apply for, and to execute a contract to accept Federal Emergency Management Agency, Office of National Preparedness, Supplemental Grant for Emergency Operations Planning, in an amount not to exceed $206,048 for the period of December 5, 2002 through December 4, 2003.  (No County match) (All Districts)

 

C.28    AUTHORIZE the Sheriff-Coroner, or designee, to apply for and execute a grant agreement with the National Institute of Justice in the amount of $500,000 and, contingent upon receipt of grant, to execute a contract with CMT Corporation in an amount not to exceed $500,000, to develop an Automated Report Writing System for the period April 2 through September 30, 2003.  (No County match) (All Districts)

 

C.29    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to apply for and accept a U.S. Department of Justice Weed and Seed Grant in the amount of $275,000 for fiscal year 2002/2003.  (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 an amount not to exceed $189,332 for expansion of the Children’s Transportation Project for the period December 1, 2003 through June 30, 2004.  ($98,000 County Match:  15% County CalWORKs, 85% Federal CalWORKs)  (All Districts)

 

C.31    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with the California State Department of Community Services and Development to increase the reimbursable amount by $170,859 to a new reimbursable amount of $269,400 for the 2003 Community Services Block Grant program for the period January 1 through December 31, 2003.  (No County Match)  (All Districts)

 

C.32    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with the California State Department of Community Services and Development to extend the term for the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program from December 31, 2002 to April 30, 2003 with no change in the reimbursable amount of $856,172.  (No County Match)  (All Districts)

 

C.33    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with the March of Dimes to pay the County an amount not to exceed $25,000 for the Folic Acid Awareness Campaign for the period January 1 through December 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.34    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Risk Manager to execute a contract with Ah Hing to perform risk management services in an amount not to exceed $108,000 per year for the period April 1, 2003 to March 31, 2006.  (All Districts)

 

C.35    DELETED

 

C.36    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Sheriff-Coroner, or designee, to execute a contract with KENDA Systems, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $350,000 to provide project management services to complete the development and implementation of the Contra Costa County Integrated Justice Information System for the period March 16 through September 15, 2003.  (No County General funds; ACCJIN and participating member agencies) (All Districts)

 

C.37    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute two contract amendments with Wallace Rowe & Associates, Inc., each to increase the payment limit by $5,000 to a new payment limit of $27,500 to conduct program-specific audits of Worldwide Educational Services, Inc., for fiscal years 1998/1999 and 1999/2000, with no change in the terms.  (Budgeted, 40% County, 40% State, 20% Federal)  (All Districts)

 

C.38    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with IBM Global Services, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $106,272 to develop and produce data extracts from the Child Welfare System/Case Management System for the period July 1, 2003 through June 30, 2005.  (Budgeted, 20% County, 80% State and Federal)  (All Districts)

 

C.39    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with the Regents of the University of California San Francisco to extend the term from January 31 to December 31, 2003 to provide additional research services in support of the Providing Assistance to Caregivers in Transition Program, with no change in the original payment limit of $40,000.  (Budgeted, 100% Federal Title IIIE Older Americans Act)  (All Districts)

 

C.40    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Macias, Gini & Company, L.L.P., to extend the term from December 31, 2002 to April 30, 2003 and to increase the payment limit by $20,300 to a new payment limit of $44,500 for audit of the Community Services Department Child Development Program.  (Budgeted, 100% State)  (All Districts)

 

C.41    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Early Childhood Mental Health Program, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $484,544 to provide wrap-around and day treatment mental health services for children ages birth to six years and their families for the period April 1, 2003 through June 30, 2004.  (Budgeted, 22% Federal Medi-Cal, 21% EPSDT, 57% Children & Families Commission Proposition 10)  (All Districts)

 

C.42    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with the Contra Costa Association for Retarded Citizens, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $484,544 to provide wrap-around and day treatment mental health services for high risk, delayed, and emotionally disturbed children at the Lynn Center for the period April 1, 2003 through June 30, 2004.  (Budgeted, 22% Federal Medi-Cal, 21% EPSDT, 57% Children & Families Commission Proposition 10)  (All Districts)

 

C.43    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with We Care Society, Inc. (dba Barbara Milliff Center), in an amount not to exceed $484,544 to provide wrap-around and day treatment mental health services for high risk, emotionally disturbed children ages birth to six years for the period April 1, 2003 through June 30, 2004.  (Budgeted, 22% Federal Medi-Cal, 21% EPSDT, 57% Children & Families Commission Proposition 10)  (All Districts)

 

C.44    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Nor-Cal Medical Temps, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $200,000 to continue to provide temporary pharmacists and technicians at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center and Contra Costa Health Centers for the period April 1, 2003 through March 31, 2004.  (Budgeted, Enterprise I:  17.6% County, 82.4% Third Party Revenues)  (All Districts)

 

C.45    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Bay Area Mobile Apheresis Program, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $62,500 to provide therapeutic apheresis (blood platelet transfusion) services to patients at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center for the period April 1, 2003 through March 31, 2004.  (Budgeted, Enterprise I:  17.6% County, 82.4% Third Party Revenues)  (All Districts)

 

C.46    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with STAT Nursing Services, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $300,000 to continue to provide nursing registry services, including Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners, for the period April 1, 2003 through March 31, 2004.  (Budgeted, Enterprise I:  17.6% County, 82.4% Third Party Revenues)  (All Districts)

 

C.47    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Laszlo Tamas, M.D., in an amount not to exceed $975,000 to continue to provide professional neurosurgery services for the period April 1, 2003 through March 31, 2006.  (Budgeted, Enterprise I:  17.6% County, 82.4% Third Party Revenues)  (All Districts)

 

C.48    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with James A. Rael, M.D., Inc., in an amount not to exceed $195,528 to continue to provide professional services as the Medical Director of the Adult and Juvenile Detention Facilities for the period April 1, 2003 through March 31, 2004.  (Budgeted, Enterprise I:  17.6% County, 82.4% Third Party Revenues)  (All Districts)

 

C.49    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Mental Health Management 1, Inc. (dba Canyon Manor), effective March 15, 2003, to increase the payment limit by $37,853 to a new payment limit of $62,753 to provide mental health subacute care and treatment services to additional clients, with no change in the term through June 30, 2003.  (Budgeted, 100% Mental Health Realignment)  (All Districts)

 

C.50    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with J & C Nationwide, Inc., effective February 1, 2003, to increase the payment limit by $250,000 to a new payment limit of $400,000 to provide additional levels of physician services including general surgery and orthopedic services for Contra Costa Regional Medical Center and Contra Costa Health Centers, with no change in the term through December 31, 2003.  (Budgeted, Enterprise I:  17.6% County, 82.4% Third Party Revenues)  (All Districts)

 

C.51    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with New Connections, Inc., effective February 1, 2003, to increase the payment limit by $32,361 to a new payment limit of $155,096, and to increase payment limit for the automatic extension by $16,180 to a new payment limit of $77,548, to provide additional substance abuse intervention and treatment services in Central Contra Costa County, with no change in the term through June 30, 2003.  (Budgeted, 100% Substance Abuse and Crime Prevention Act - Proposition 36 Funds)  (Districts II, III and IV)

 

C.52    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a cancellation agreement with New Bridge Foundation, Inc., effective at the close of business on March 19, 2003.  (Proposition 36 Funds)  (All Districts)

 

C.53    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director to terminate the contract with  Tenet Healthsystem Hospital, Inc. (formerly Brookside Hospital) relating to inpatient hospital services for CCHP members effective at the close of business on March 15, 2003, and ratify the actions of the Health Services Department in issuing a 60-day advance written notice to the contractor.  (All Districts)

 RELISTED to April 1, 2003, consideration to approve and authorize the Health Services Director to terminate the contract with Tenet Healthsystem Hospital, Inc. (formerly Brookside Hospital) relating to inpatient hospital services for CCHP members effective at the close of business on March 15, 2003, and ratify the actions of the Health Services Department in issuing a 60-day advance written notice to the contractor.

 

C.54    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the General Services Director, or designee, to execute the Second Amendment authorizing additional work under the Consulting Services Agreement dated June 1, 2002 with Alta Consulting Services, Inc., to increase the payment limit by $104,500 to a new payment limit of $127,129 to provide design and construction administration services for the replacement of the electronic security and communications systems at the Martinez Detention Facility, 1000 Ward Street, Martinez for the Sheriff-Coroner Department. (Budgeted) (District II)

 

Leases

 

C.55    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the General Services Director, or designee, to execute a three-year lease renewal, commencing June 1, 2003 with Derek and Irene Daniels in the amount of $2,900 per month for the first year for the premises at 3029 Macdonald Avenue, Richmond, for continued occupancy by the Health Services Department Sojourn Counseling Program. (Budgeted) (District I)

 

Other Actions

 

C.56    APPROVE amendments to the Conflict of Interest Code for the West Contra Costa Transportation Advisory Committee.

 

C.57    APPROVE amendments to the Conflict of Interest Code for the Eastern Contra Costa Transit Authority.

 

C.58    ACKNOWLEDGE timely receipt of 2002 annual report submitted by the Human Relations Commission. (All Districts)

 

C.59    AUTHORIZE the Deputy Director-Redevelopment, or designee, to execute the required legal documents to provide $210,000 in Fiscal Year 2002/2003 HOME Investment Partnership Act (HOME) funds to the Norcross Lane Project in East County/Oakley.  (All Districts)

 

C.60    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Sheriff-Coroner, or designee, to execute an Interdepartmental Services Agreement with the Health Services Department to provide project management services for the Community Warning System for the period July 1, 2002 and continuing until terminated by either party.  (Budgeted) (All Districts)

RELISTED to an undetermined date, consideration to approve and authorize the Sheriff-Coroner, or designee, to execute an Interdepartmental Services Agreement with the Health Services Department to provide project management services for the Community Warning System for the period July 1, 2002 and continuing until terminated by either party

 

C.61    AUTHORIZE the Sheriff-Coroner to expend $1,928 for costs associated with employee Gregory Gilbert’s attendance at the F.B.I. National Academy in Quantico, Virginia, April 5 through June 19, 2003.  (All Districts)

 

C.62    APPROVE request of the Canyon Elementary School District to consolidate its election with Statewide General Elections, as recommended by the Registrar of Voters.

 

C.63    AUTHORIZE the County Administrator, or designee, to enter an exhibit in the 2003 California State Fair.  (No County cost) (All Districts)

  

C.64    AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a hold harmless agreement indemnifying the Community Presbyterian Church located at 200 East Leland Road, Pittsburg, on March 29, 2003 to hold a Community Organizing Retreat for Empowerment through Action.  (All Districts)

 

C.65    ACKNOWLEDGE that the Board of Supervisors has received the County’s Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for fiscal year 2001/2002 as audited by Macias, Gini & Company, L.L.P.  (All Districts)

 

C.66    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE payment in the amount of $20,000 to East Bay Regional Parks District, as fiscal agent for the Delta Science Center at Big Break, for operating expenses of the Center, as recommended by Supervisor Glover.  (100% Keller Canyon Mitigation Fees) (District V)

 

C.67    APPROVE the County's participation in an East County collaborative effort for the review and study of a regional minor league baseball sports facility with the cities that form the Delta 6, and ENDORSE the use of up to $100,000 from the contribution for community benefit from the City of Antioch for payment of the feasibility study, as recommended by Supervisor Glover.  (100% City of Antioch funds) (District V)

 

C.68    ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/183 authorizing the sale and issuance of General Obligation Bonds, Election of 2002, Series A, for Acalanes Union High School District in an amount not to exceed $44,000,000. (Districts II, III, IV)

 

C.69    APPROVE plans and specifications for the Remodel at 3811 Bissell Avenue, Richmond, for the Public Defender and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to advertise for bids to be received May 1, 2003. (Estimated cost of $947,500; CCCPFA Lease Revenue Bonds, Series 2002A and 2002B, and Plant Acquisition Fund) (District I)

 

C.70    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.71    ADOPT Resolution 2003/184 authorizing the deposit and withdrawal of Redevelopment Agency monies in the Local Agency Investment Fund, and authorizing officers of the Redevelopment Agency to order the deposit or withdrawal of monies in the Local Agency Investment Fund.   (No impact to the General Fund) (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 (District III Supervisor and Supervisor 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 9:15 A.M. in Room 105, County Administration Building, 651 Pine Street, Martinez.

 

The Transportation, Water & Infrastructure Committee  (Supervisor John Gioia and District III Supervisor ) - meets on the first Monday of the month at 9:00 A.M. in Room 108, 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, March 25, 2003, 9:00 a.m. and thereafter

 

Board Chambers Room 107 and Room 105

Administration Building,

651 Pine Street, Martinez, California

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

1.                   Laurie Q., et al. vs. Contra Costa County, U. S. District Court No. C96-3483 MHP               

2.                   Karin Morris vs. Contra Costa County, C.C.C. Superior Court No. C 99-04223

3.                   Charlie Clay vs. Contra Costa County, C.C.C. Superior Court No. C 03-00042

4.                   Cecily Bailey vs. Contra Costa County, C.C.C. Superior Court No. C 01-05371

5.                   Cecily Bailey vs. Contra Costa County, W.C.A.B. No. WCK0055434

B.            PUBLIC EMPLOYEE PERFORMANCE EVALUATION

                                Title:  County Counsel