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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, MAY 6, 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

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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  -  “Be not afraid of going slowly; be afraid only of standing still.”  ~Chinese Proverb

 

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

 Approved as listed except as noted:  C.9, C.62, C.108

                      

HOUSING AUTHORITY CONSENT ITEMS           Approved as listed.

 

HA.1           ACCEPT resignation from Julie Medina from the Advisory Housing Commission, DECLARE a vacancy, and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy, as recommended by the Housing Authority Executive Director.  (All Districts)

 

HA.2           ACCEPT Investment Report of the Housing Authority of the County of Contra Costa for the quarter ending March 31, 2003, as recommended by the Executive Director.  (All Districts)

 

9:35 A.M.

 

PRESENTATIONS          Approved as listed except as noted below:

 

PR.1           PRESENTATION to Julie Medina in appreciation of her service to the Advisory Housing Commission and the Housing Authority Board of Commissioners.  (Supervisor DeSaulnier and Robert McEwan, Housing Authority Executive Director) (All Districts)

 

PR.2           PRESENTATION of the Contra Costa County Library 2002 Annual Volunteer and Community Partners Report, and to acknowledge and honor the recipients of the 2002 Contra Costa County Library Volunteer and Community Partner “Special Recognition Awards.”  (Susan Lapat, Library Volunteer Coordinator) (All Districts)

 

PR.3             PRESENTATION to adopt Resolution No. 2003/272 declaring May 6, 2003 as "Violet Smith Day in Contra Costa County", in recognition of her lifetime of devoted service to children and her community.  (Supervisor DeSaulnier) (All Districts)

 

PR.4             PRESENTATION to adopt Resolution No. 2003/170 proclaiming May 4-10, 2003 as "Be Kind to Animals Week in Contra Costa County".  (Michael G. Ross, Animal Services Director) (All Districts)

CORRECTED TO READ: ADOPTED Resolution No. 2003/270 proclaiming May 4-10, 2003 as "Be Kind to Animals Week in Contra Costa County".

 

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 Resolution No. 2003/273 urging the California Public Utilities Commission and the Federal Railroad Administration to adopt regulations to ensure that the safety of Contra Costa County citizens is not placed at risk by the use of remote-control locomotives.  (Supervisor DeSaulnier) (All Districts)

                                                                              

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

 

PROJECTED

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

 

                 Ralph Hoffman, 60 Saint Timothy Court, Danville, regarding Contra Costa County being a yellow ribbon county and the history behind Taps;

                 Rose Lernberg, 831 Balra Drive, El Cerrito, requested posting Board subcommittee agendas on the County web site;

                 Engineer Martin Gottlieb, American Institute of Engineers Inc., Pinole, regarding reorganization of county government;

                 Rollie Katz, Public Employees Union Local One, P.O. Box 222, Martinez, requested the County to notify the Union regarding budget cuts and layoffs;

                 Dr. Barbara Bunn McCullough, Executive Director, Perinatal Council, regarding the cuts to the Community Service Block Grant contracts without a public process;

                 Cheryll Grover, 916 Palm Ave., Martinez, regarding termination of Community Service Block Grant contracts;

                 Liz Callahan, Contractors’ Alliance of Contra Costa County, 2977 Ygnacio Valley, Walnut Creek, regarding cuts to the Community Service Block Grant contracts;

                 F. Jay Lutz, 533 Churchill Downs Court, Walnut Creek, regarding Economic Opportunities Council.

 

10:00 A.M.

 

D.2                 HEARING on the appeal of Darlene M. Michaud and Bruce R. Michaud (Owners) from the decision of the County Abatement Officer declaring a public nuisance on property located at 3165 Bragdon Way, Clayton.  (Phil Ludolph, Building Inspection Department) (District IV)

CONTINUED to June 3, 2003 at 9:30 a.m., Hearing on the appeal of Darlene M. Michaud

and Bruce R. Michaud (Owners) from the decision of the County Abatement Officer declaring a public nuisance on property located at 3165 Bragdon Way, Clayton

 

D.3            CONSIDER approving recommendations to upgrade the County's existing radio communication system to ensure it will operate effectively for the next six years, and directing the County Administrator to develop a strategic plan to replace the existing radio communication system with a new system by 2008 utilizing available state-of-the-art technology.  (Scott Tandy, County Administrator's Office) (All Districts)

ACKNOWLEDGED completion of the Public Safety Radio Master Plan and Final Report by Federal Engineering, Inc., of Fairfax, Virginia; DIRECTED the County Administrator to develop a strategy to replace the existing County radio system by 2008 with a new system utilizing 700 MHZ radio channels or other available state-of-the-art technology; ACKNOWLEDGED that the Office of the Sheriff is one of the primary users of law enforcement emergency communications; DIRECTED the County Administrator to consult with the Office of the Sheriff and other public agencies to determine the feasibility and additional actions needed for the long term replacement radio system with direction; AUTHORIZED the County Administrator to take necessary steps to secure the staff resources to proceed with the next phase of planning and design for a 700 MHZ or other available state-of-the-art radio system; DIRECTED the County Administrator to pursue the feasibility of creating Public Radio Authority and Radio Board composed of multiple users to provide governance structure, funding authority, and unified participation in regulatory proceedings to obtain 700 MHZ radio channels; AUTHORIZED the County Administrator to explore funding options for a new system, including but not limited to a surcharge on telephone bills for 911 emergency service which may require new legislation, federal grants and/or other voter-approved taxes; FOUND the project to be exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act; and the County Administrator to RETURN to the Board on May 13, 2003 with the cost allocation for financing the recommended $5,225,000 in short-term improvements to the County public safety radio system

 

D.4           CONSIDER opposing, unless amended, AB 1531 (Longville) and opposing SB 430 (Johnson), which would designate specific months in which the statewide primary election shall be held and require a separate March Presidential primary election, and directing the County Lobbyist to communicate the County's position to its legislative representatives.  (Stephen Weir, Clerk-Recorder/Registrar of Voters) (All Districts)

CLOSED the public hearing; ADOPTED Resolution No. 2003/208 establishing adjusted fees in the Animal Services Department

 

11:00 A.M.

 

D.5           HEARING to adopt Resolution No. 2003/208 establishing adjusted fees in the Animal Services Department.  (Sue Beadle, Animal Services Department) (All Districts)

 

Closed Session

 

1:00 P.M.

 

D.6           HEARING on the proposed Fiscal Year 2003/2004 Action Plan and projected use of Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), HOME Investment Partnerships Act (HOME), Emergency Shelter Grant (ESG), and Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA) funds.  (Robert Calkins, Community Development Department) (All Districts)  

CLOSED the public hearing; ADOPTED and APPROVED the FY 2003/04 Action Plan            and the Citizen Participation Plan; AUTHORIZED the Chair, Board of Supervisors, the Director of Community Development, Deputy Director- Redevelopment, or their designee, o execute the appropriate documents for transmittal to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development; AUTHORIZED the Deputy Director-Redevelopment or his Designee to execute the CDBG, HOME, ESG and HOPWA Program Agreements as approved in the Action Plan by the Board of Supervisors; ASSURED and CERTIFIED that the County will comply with the regulations, policies, guidelines and requirements with respect to the

acceptance and use of federal funds for those federally assisted programs, and give assurance and certify compliance with the certifications as described in the FY 2003/04 Action Plan; DESIGNATED the Deputy Director- Redevelopment as the certifying officer for the County under the National Environmental Policy Act (24 CFR Part 58); REFERRED the proposal to establish a 2-year funding cycle for Public Service, Economic Development, and Infrastructure and Public Facilities projects to the Family and Human Services and Finance Committee; DIRECTED the Family and Human Services and Finance Committees to start a process for reviewing the 5 year funding cycle; APPROVED Family and Human Services Committee recommendations for the allocation of $735,395 in Community Development Block Grant funds; APPROVED Finance Committee recommendations for the allocation of $713,037 in Community Development Block Grant funds; and APPROVED Finance Committee recommendations for the allocation of $290,052 in Community Development Block Grant funds.

 

AJ.1                 Adjourned in the memory of Ray Giacomelli, Pittsburg Police Officer.

 

AJ.2                 Adjourned in the memory of Laci Peterson and unborn son.

 

                                                                              

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           AWARD contract in the amount of $99,239 to Top Grade Construction, Inc., the lowest responsive and responsible bidder for the John Glenn Drive Overlay project, Concord area. (Measure C Funds) (District IV)

 

C.2           AWARD contract in the amount of $65,253 to Vanguard Construction, the lowest responsive and responsible bidder for the Bayo Vista Area Curb Ramp project, Rodeo area. (37% Local Road Funds & 63% Community Development Block Grant [$41,000]) (District II)

 

C.3           AWARD contract in the amount of $231,321 to MCK Services, Inc., the lowest responsive and responsible bidder for the Kirker Pass Road AC Open Grade Overlay project, Clayton area. (Local Road Funds) (District IV)

 

C.4           DELETE        

 

C.5           ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/260 ratifying the prior decision of the Public Works Director to fully close a portion of Pacific Avenue on May 4, 2003 from 5:30 a.m. through 6:30 p.m., for the purpose of the 21st Anniversary Fiesta/Buffet (2nd Annual), Rodeo area. (District II)

 

C.6           APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Purchasing Agent, or designee to issue a purchase order to Condor Earth Technologies, Inc., in the amount of $35,098 for the purchase of two Global Positioning Systems. (Local Road Funds) (All Districts)

 

C.7           APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Jonas & Associates, Inc, effective February 13, 2003, to increase the payment limit by $50, 000 to a new payment limit of $150,000 and to extend the term from February 13, 2003 through February 29, 2005, for miscellaneous soils analysis services, Countywide area. (Transportation and Flood Control District Funds) (All Districts)

 

C.8           ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/261 approving the vacation of an excess portion of Buskirk Avenue not required for street or highway purposes, Walnut Creek area. (No Funds Involved) (District III) (Consider with Item C.9)

 

C.9           ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/262 approving the sale of a portion of Buskirk Avenue to the Contra Costa County Redevelopment Agency, and authorizing the Chair, Board of Supervisors, to execute a Grant Deed on behalf of the County for payment received in full in the amount of $21,823, Walnut Creek area. (Revenue-Road Fund) (District III) (Consider with Item C.8)

CORRECTED TO READ: ADOPTED Resolution No. 2003/262 approving the sale of a portion of

Buskirk Avenue to the Contra Costa County Redevelopment Agency, and authorizing the Chair,

Board of Supervisors, to execute a Grant Deed on behalf of the County for payment received in full

in the amount of $15,225, Walnut Creek area.

 

C.10           DETERMINE that the I-80 Bike Corridor Drainage Inlet Grates Retrofit is a California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Class 2c Categorical Exemption; APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director to advertise the project, West County area. (State Transportation Improvement Program Grants) (Districts I & II)

 

C.11           APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a contract with URS Corporation in the amount of $30,000 to perform archeology and architecture surveys and prepare reports for the Orwood Bridge Replacement project, for the period May 6, 2003 through November 30, 2004, Brentwood area. (80% Highway Bridge Repair and Rehabilitation Funds & 20% Local Roads Funds) (District III)

 

C.12           APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Summit Associates in the amount of $130,000 to provide construction management services for the Bailey Road Bridge Replacement project, for the period April 1, 2003 through June 30, 2004, Concord area. (80% Federal Highway Bridge Rehabilitation and Replacement Program Funds & 20% Local Road Funds) (District IV)

 

C.13           APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a contract with TRS Consultants, Inc., in the amount of $350,000 to provide construction management and subdivision inspection services for the period March 1, 2003 through December 31, 2004. (Developer Fees) (All Districts)

 

C.14           AUTHORIZE the Plans and Specifications; and ADVERTISE for bids for the North Broadway Area Infrastructure Program Phase 3.A project, Bay Point area. (Contra Costa County Redevelopment Agency Funds (District V)

 

Engineering Services

 

C.15    MS 4-95:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/263 approving the Second Extension of the Subdivision Agreement for project being developed by Richard Spencer, Rodeo area. (District II)

 

C.16    PA 0009:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/278 approving the Subdivision Agreement (Right-of-Way Landscaping for project being developed by Shapell Industries of Northern California, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.17    RA 1112:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/279 accepting completion of improvements for Road Improvement Agreement and declaring a portion of Bixler Road as a County road for project being developed by Hofmann Land Development Company, Brentwood area.  (District III)

 

C.18    RA 1131:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/280 approving the Road Improvement Agreement for Phase III Tank Access Road for project being developed by Windemere BLC Land Company, LLC, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.19    RA 1140:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/281 approving the Road Improvement Agreement for Concord Avenue for project being developed by Pulte Home Corporation, Brentwood area. (District III)

 

C.20    RA 1143:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/282 approving the Road Improvement Agreement for Concord Avenue/Walnut Boulevard intersection for project being developed by Pulte Home Corporation, Brentwood area. (District III)

 

C.21    RA 1143:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/283 accepting Offer of Dedication for Roadway Purposes for project being granted by Villa De Guadalupe Housing Corporation, Brentwood area. (District III)

 

C.22    RA 1143:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/284 accepting Offer of Dedication for Roadway Purposes for project being granted by James Tachella, Brentwood area. (District III)

 

C.23    RA 1143:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/285 accepting Offer of Dedication for Roadway Purposes for project being granted by A. Gene Arata, Brentwood area. (District III)

 

C.24    RA 1143:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/286 accepting Offer of Dedication for Roadway Purposes for project being granted by Catalina P. Grande, Sefferino D. Garcia, and Gloria Carmela Garcia, Brentwood area. (District III)

 

C.25    RA 1143:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/287 accepting Offer of Dedication for Roadway Purposes for project being granted by Augustino and Josephine Bacchini, Brentwood area. (District III)

 

C.26    SUB 7903:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/288 accepting completion of warranty period for Subdivision Agreement and Right-of-Way Landscaping Agreement and releasing the cash deposit for faithful performance for project being developed by Parkway Housing, Inc., Richmond area. (District I)

 

C.27    SUB 8432:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/289 accepting completion of private improvements for project being developed by Hofmann Land Development Company, Brentwood area. (District III)

 

C.28    SUB 8443:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/290 accepting completion of private improvements for project being developed by DeNova Homes, Walnut Creek area. (District III)

 

Special Districts & County Airports

 

C.29           AWARD contract in the amount of $298,500 to Ghilotti Construction Company, Inc., the lowest responsive and responsible bidder for the Drainage Area 13 Line C-1 project, Alamo area. (Drainage Area 13 Funds) (District III)

 

C.30           ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/291 approving the vacation of a portion of a flood control easement located over a portion of Parcel No. 184-140-001, and determining that the proposed vacation is exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act under CEQA guidelines, pursuant to Article 5, Section 15061 (b)(3), Walnut Creek area. (District III)

 

C.31           APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Mount Diablo YMCA in the amount of $95,500 for recreational programming in County Service Area R-7A, for the period July 1, 2002 through June 30, 2004, Alamo area. (County Service Area R-7A Funds) (District III)

 

C.32           ACCEPT and APPROVE the Fiscal Year 2002/2003 First Quarter Expense Report for the Blackhawk Geologic Hazard Abatement District, Danville area. (County Service Area M-23 Funds) (District III)

 

C.33           APPROVE a Lease/Lease-Back Agreement in the amount of $1,942,534 financed by the Airport Enterprise Fund over a 7 year period with Transocean Funding, Inc., and related documents, to replace an existing lease and agreement and a Caltrans agreement for improvements to the Buchanan Field and Byron Airports.  (No Impact to General Fund) (Districts III, IV)

 

C.34           ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/292 approving plans and specifications for pavement repairs at Contra Costa County Fire Protection District’s Stations 2 and 5 and at Headquarters, DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to advertise for bids to be received June 12, 2003, and DETERMINE that the repairs are a CEQA Class 2 Categorical Exemption.  (All Districts)

 

Statutory Actions

 

C.35      APPROVE minutes for the month of April.

 

C.36           DECLARE certain ordinances duly published.

 

Claims, Collections & Litigation

 

C.37    DENY claims of Greg Pride; Robert P. Amatrone; Lawana Lovely; Erin Boykin; Thomas Lum; Nathan Banks; Christopher Wainwright, a minor, by and through his Guardian Ad Litem, Sonja Bjork, his Guardian; Kimberly Elisan; Edward LeeTurner; David A. Hajostek; Deidra Dingman; Edward A. Zabrycki; Heather Hamilton; Sharon Crowe; Florida Foster; and Florence Torba & Mabel “Pat” Atkison; and amended claims for Edward L. Turner; Atlantic Mutual Ins. Co.; and State Farm Insurance Companies for Deidra Dingman; and file late claim for Kenneth & Ashley Ulmer.

Hearing Dates

 

C.38           ACCEPT the filing of the Preliminary Engineer’s Report for County Service Area M-28 for the fiscal year 2003/2004; INTRODUCE Ordinance No. 12; WAIVE reading; and FIX a public hearing for July 8, 2003 at 9:30 a.m. to consider levying the proposed annual water service charges for County Service Area M-28, Bethel Island Area. (District V)

 

C.39           ACCEPT filing of the Preliminary Engineer’s Report for Contra Costa County Sanitation District No. 5; INTRODUCE Ordinance No. 29; WAIVE reading; and FIX a public hearing for July 8, 2003, at 9:30 a.m. to consider the Fiscal Year 2003/2004 report and approval of the annual sewer service charges for Contra Costa County Sanitation District No. 5, Port Costa Area. (District II)

 

C.40           ACCEPT filing of the Preliminary Engineer’s Report for Contra Costa County Sanitation District No. 6; INTRODUCE Ordinance No. 11; WAIVE reading; and FIX a public hearing for July 8, 2003, at 9:30 a.m. to consider the Fiscal Year 2003/2004 report and approval of the annual sewer service charges for Contra Costa County Sanitation District No. 6, Martinez Area. (District II)

 

Honors & Proclamations

 

C.41           ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/293 honoring Bruce and Bea Cunningham, Moraga Citizens of the Year, as recommended by Supervisor Uilkema.  (District II)

 

C.42           ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/257 recognizing the 277,544 hours of services provided by volunteers for various County departments, as recommended by the County Administrator.  (All Districts)

 

C.43           ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/268 declaring May 2003 as "Drowning Prevention Month in Contra Costa County", as recommended by Supervisor DeSaulnier.  (All Districts)

 

C.44           ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/258 recognizing and congratulating Gayle Muggli, County Counsel Office Manager, on the occasion of her retirement after 31 years of County service, as recommended by the County Counsel.  (All Districts)

 

Ordinances

 

C.45           ADOPT Ordinance No. 2003-11, introduced on April 15, 2003, repealing Chapter 84-36 of the County Ordinance Code in its entirety, and amending sections of Chapter 84-38 and Chapter 84-40 to remove references to the A-1 district and to clarify that most uses requiring a land use permit under repealed Chapter 84-36 also require a land use permit under Chapter 84-38 and Chapter 84-40.

 

C.46           ADOPT Ordinance No. 2003-12, introduced on April 15, 2003, amending County Ordinance Code Chapter 84-42 and Chapter 810-2 to conform certain requirements of said chapters to State Law (California Land Conservation Act of 1965, Title 5, Division 1, Chapter 7, Sections 51200-51297.4).

 

Appointments & Resignations

 

C.47           APPOINT Jocelyn Drew-Harris as a District V representative on the Alcohol and Other Drugs Advisory Board, as recommended by Supervisor Glover.  (District V)

 

C.48           APPOINT Africa Hands as the District I representative on the Commission for Women, as recommended by Supervisor Gioia.  (District I)

 

C.49           APPOINT Shawn Guinn to the Byron Municipal Advisory Council, as recommended by the County Administrator.  (District III)

 

C.50           ACCEPT resignation of Bettye J. Randle from the District I Member at Large seat on the Mental Health Commission, DECLARE a vacancy, and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy, and APPOINT Bettye J. Randle to the previously vacated District I Consumer seat on the Mental Health Commission, as recommended by Supervisor Gioia.  (District I)

 

C.51           ACCEPT resignation of Bobbie Arnold from the District I Family Member seat on the Mental Health Commission, DECLARE a vacancy, and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy, as recommended by Supervisor Gioia.  (District I)

 

C.52           ACCEPT resignation of William Shryer from the District III Member at Large seat on the Mental Health Commission, DECLARE a vacancy, and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy, as recommended by the County Administrator.  (District III)

 

C.53           APPOINT Nenita Taraya to the Group 4 Local Committee seat (Hercules) on the Advisory Council on Aging, as recommended by the Employment and Human Services Director.  (District II)

 

C.54           APPOINT Lori Landis to the Hazardous Materials Commission, as recommended by the Hazardous Materials Commission.  (All Districts)

 

Appropriation Adjustments  - 2002/2003 FY

 

C.55    Sheriff-Coroner (0268):  AUTHORIZE new revenue in the amount of $521,205 from federal forfeitures and APPROPRIATE for patrol helicopter and accessories.  (All Districts)

 

C.56    Sheriff-Coroner (0255):  AUTHORIZE new revenue in the amount of $1,406,577 from transfers of narcotic forfeitures and APPROPRIATE for patrol helicopter and accessories.  (All Districts)

 

C.57    Sheriff-Coroner (0253):  AUTHORIZE new revenues in the amount of $29,561 from narcotic forfeitures and APPROPRIATE for patrol helicopter and accessories.  (All Districts)

 

C.58    East Contra Costa Fire Protection District (7068):  AUTHORIZE additional revenues in the amount of $62,756 from the City of Oakley for payment of developer fees and APPROPRIATE for capital purchases.  (Districts III, V)

 

C.59    East Contra Costa Fire Protection District (7060):  AUTHORIZE transfer of appropriations in the amount of $15,218 from the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District to the Bethel Island Fire Protection District’s budget (7003) to pay for expenses that were incurred prior to the consolidation of East County fire protection districts.  (Districts III, V)

 

C.60    Library (0620, 0621):  AUTHORIZE additional revenues in the amount of $29,803 from donation and APPROPRIATE for the purchase of library materials.  (All Districts)

 

C.61    Plant Acquisition (0111):  AUTHORIZE additional revenue in the amount of $100,000 from interest earnings on the 2002 Series B Lease Revenue Bonds and APPROPRIATE for emergency drainage improvements at 595 and 597 Center Ave., Martinez, for the Health Services Department.  (All Districts)

 

C.62           Community Services (0588)/Plant Acquisition (0111):  AUTHORIZE transfer of appropriations in the amount of $30,000 from Community Services Head Start Program to Plant Acquisition to cover cost of lighting at the new Powers Child Care Center.  (District I)

CORRECTED TO READ: Community Services (0588)/ Plant Acquisition (0111) AUTHORIZED transfer of appropriations in the amount of $30,000 from Community Services Head Start Program to Plan Acquisition to cover cost of lighting at the new George Miller Child Care Center

 

C.63    General Services (0063):  AUTHORIZE additional revenue in the amount of $97,425 from interest earnings on private placement lease proceeds and APPROPRIATE for use toward purchase of replacement vehicles.  (All Districts)

 

C.64    Health Services (0861):  AUTHORIZE additional revenue in the amount of $503,972 from the Major Risk Medical reserve for contingencies to adjust fiscal year 2002/2003 appropriations for the Major Risk Medical Insurance Program and APPROPRIATE as inpatient facility charges to reflect higher enrollment and higher utilization.  (All Districts)

 

Intergovernmental Relations

 

C.65            SUPPORT Assembly Constitutional Amendment 10 sponsored by Assemblymember Tom Harman (Orange County), which relates to funding of storm water programs, and AUTHORIZE the Chair, Board of Supervisors, to send a letter of support to the author and to the State Legislative Delegation.  (All Districts)

 

Personnel Actions

 

C.66            RECLASSIFY one Clerk Lead Specialist position to Clerical Supervisor in the Department of Information Technology.  (Charges to User Departments) (All Districts)

 

C.67            ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/294 implementing a Performance Pay Plan for the class of Assistant County Recorder-Exempt in the Clerk-Recorder’s Office.  (Budgeted)

 

C.68            REALLOCATE the salary of General Services Department class of Roofer on the Salary Schedule.  (Charges to User Departments) (All Districts)

 

C.69    ADD one Battalion Chief and one Fire Training Captain positions; CANCEL one Fire Chief, one Fire Chief Group II, and one Fire Training Supervisor-Riverview positions; and ABANDON the following 17 classes in the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District:  Administrative Fire Office, Assistant Fire Chief Group II, Senior Fire Training Instructor, Senior Firefighter-Paramedic, Fire Training Instructor, Fire Captain-Paramedic, Fire Chief, Fire Chief Group II, Fire Chief Riverview Fire Protection District; Fire District Apparatus Supervisor-Riverview, Fire District Apparatus Supervisor, Fire Engineering Plans Examiner, Fire Maintenance Worker-CDEP, Fire Marshall Group II, Fire Officer-Exempt, Fire Training Supervisor-Riverview, and Senior Fire Inspector West County.  (Cost Savings) (All Districts) 

 

C.70    ADD one Assistant Fire Chief-Exempt position and CANCEL one Assistant Fire Chief Group I position in the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District.  (Cost neutral) (All Districts)

 

C.71            ACKNOWLEDGE results of the election by the Professional Engineers Unit to not participate in the State Disability Insurance Program, as recommended by the Human Resources Director.  (All Districts)

 

C.72           APPROVE staff lay-off to temporarily close part-day, part-year preschool sites during the low-enrollment summer period; ABOLISH one Building Services Worker – Project position and lay-off one employee; and IMPLEMENT a phased leave without pay for all Community Services Department employees over a period of six weeks ending June 30, 2003, as part of a general Department-wide cost reduction plan.  (All Districts)

 

C.73            RETITLE the Health Services Department class of Quality Assurance Coordinator to Director of Quality Management, and REALLOCATE the class on the Salary Schedule.  (Enterprise I offset by Medical Error Reduction and Systems Cost Avoidance)  (All Districts)

 

C.74    ADD one Information Systems Specialist I and two Information Systems Programmer/Analyst positions in the Health Services Department.  (Cost Savings Plan for Fiscal Year 2003/2004 Budget)  (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.75            APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the District Attorney to submit an application and execute a grant award contract and any extensions and amendments thereto, pursuant to State guidelines, with the State Office of Criminal Justice Planning in the amount of $724,145 for the Regional Anti-Drug Program for the period July 1, 2003 through June 30, 2004.  (Federal funds, budgeted) (All Districts)

 

C.76            APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the District Attorney to submit an application and execute a grant award contract and any extensions and amendments thereto, pursuant to State guidelines, with the State Office of Criminal Justice Planning in the amount of $129,614 for the Contra Costa DA-NET (Major Narcotic Vendor Prosecution Program) for the period July 1, 2003 through June 30, 2004.  (State funds, budgeted) (All Districts) (No County match)

 

C.77            APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the District Attorney to submit an application and execute a grant award contract and any extensions and amendments thereto, pursuant to State guidelines, with the State Office of Criminal Justice Planning in the amount of $130,500 for the Statutory Rape Vertical Prosecution Project for the period July 1, 2003 through June 30, 2004.  (State funds, budgeted) (All Districts) (No County match)

 

C.78            APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the District Attorney to submit an application and execute a grant award contract and any extensions and amendments thereto, pursuant to State guidelines, with the State Office of Criminal Justice Planning in the amount of $155,000 for the Elder Abuse Vertical Prosecution Program for the period April 1, 2003 through March 31, 2004.  (No County match) (All Districts)

 

C.79            ADOPT Resolution No 2003/295 authorizing the County Probation Officer to execute and submit Contra Costa County's application for approval of the County's Comprehensive Multiagency Juvenile Justice Plan Modification and related contracts, State-required amendments, or extensions with the State of California Board of Corrections in the amount of $3,258,037 through the Juvenile Justice Crime Prevention Act.  (No County Match) (All Districts)

 

C.80            APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Sheriff, or designee, to execute a contract with A.T.&T. to provide telephone services (collect calls only) to inmates at County adult detention facilities for the period July 1, 2003 through June 30, 2008.  (No County cost; Revenue accrues to the Inmate Welfare Fund)

 

C.81            ACKNOWLEDGE that federal funding for homeland security has been made available to local jurisdictions via the State of California, and ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/206 authorizing the Sheriff-Coroner, or designee, to execute grant documents on behalf of the designated Contra Costa County Anti-Terrorism Approval Body, providing funding in an amount not to exceed $952,806 for the period ending October 31, 2004.  (No County match) (All Districts)

 

C.82            APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with the California Department of Community Services and Development for a maximum reimbursable amount of $121,210 to provide weatherization services to low-income County residents for the period April 1, 2003 through January 31, 2004.  (No County Match)  (All Districts)

 

C.83            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 County’s allocation by $376,387 to a new allocation of $645,787 for continuing 2003 Community Services Block Grant program services for the period January 1 through December 31, 2003.  (No County Match) (All Districts)

 

C.84            APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Services Director, or designee, to execute contract amendments with Contra Costa Community College District to increase the reimbursable amounts for cost-of-living adjustments in preschool programs for the period July 1, 2002 through June 30, 2003.  (No County Match)  (All Districts)

 

       Program                                                Increase Amount                        New Amount

Full-day state preschool program $3,100 $158,104

Expanded state preschool program $18,496 $943,286

 

C.85            APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, on behalf of the Workforce Development Board, to accept funds in the amount of $20,000 from the Redevelopment Agency of the City of Pittsburg for small business development center consulting and training services for the period July 1, 2002 through June 30, 2004.  (No County Match) (District V)

 

C.86            APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to accept additional funds in the amount of $4,207 from the California Department of Aging for a total amount of $611,226 for community-based service programs for fiscal year 2002/2003.  (No County Match)  (All Districts)

 

C.87            APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with the California Department of Aging to decrease the payment limit by $288 to a new payment limit of $112,127 due to reduction in State funding for the Older Californians Act, Title V, Senior Community Services Employment Program.  (All Districts)

 

C.88             APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Contra Costa Community College District in an amount not to exceed $195,000 to claim the District’s fiscal year 2002/2003 CalWORKs State funding allocation for off-campus childcare.  (No County Match)  (All Districts)

 

C.89            APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to submit a funding application to the State Department of Mental Health in an amount not to exceed $1,573,454 for a Federal Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration grant renewal for the period July 1, 2002 through June 30, 2003.  (No County Match)  (All Districts)

 

C.90            APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with the State Department of Health Services, effective April 1, 2003, to increase the payment limit by $13,506,134 to a new payment limit of $419,487,474 for the Medi-Cal Local Initiative Health Plan, with no change in the term of March 31, 2004.  (Budgeted, No County Match)  (All Districts)

 

C.91            APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with the State Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Authority, effective March 1, 2003, to decrease the payment limit by $22,408 to a new payment limit of $418,040 to reflect the actual number of trauma patients treated in the County’s Trauma Centers, with no change in the term of June 30, 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.92            AUTHORIZE the Human Resources Director to execute a contract amendment with Buck Consultants, Inc. to increase the payment limit by $29,000 to a new payment limit of $129,000 for the study and analysis of retirement benefit improvements.  (Health Plan Administration Fund) (All Districts)

 

C.93            CORRECT Board action of April 1, 2003 (Item C.36), which authorized Community Development Director, or designee, to execute a contract with MHA Environmental Consulting, Inc., effective April 1, 2003, to provide an EIR Review of Alhambra Valley Estates through completion of the project to correct the payment limit from $97,000 to $98,000.  (Applicant fees) (District II)

 

C.94            APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Development Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Monk & Associates, effective May 9, 2003 to increase the payment limit by $11,000 to a new payment limit of $46,000 to provide biologic monitoring services on additional Current Planning applications, through June 30, 2003.  (Developer fees) (All Districts)

 

C.95            APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Building Inspection Director to execute a contract with Attri and Associates in an amount not to exceed $60,000 for plan review services for the period May 1, 2003 to April 30, 2004.  (Plan Review fees) (Included in the 2003/2004 Recommended Budget) (All Districts)

 

C.96            APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Risk Manager to execute a contract amendment with Essential Staffing, Inc., to increase the payment limit by $75,000 to a new payment limit of $325,000 for consulting services and workers’ compensation staffing services, with no change in the term.  (All Districts)

 

C.97            APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Eva Boyd to extend the term from April 30 to June 30, 2003 and to increase the payment limit by $8,648 to a new payment limit of $32,154 to provide additional administrative support services.  (Budgeted, 78% Federal, 22% State Revenue for Child Development)  (All Districts)

 

C.98            APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Alicia Diaz to extend the term from May 5 to June 30, 2003 and to increase the payment limit by $5,000 to a new payment limit of $31,400 to provide mental health intern services.  (Budgeted, 100% Federal ACF)  (All Districts)

 

C.99            APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Guardian Security Agency to extend the term from December 31, 2002 to December 31, 2003 and to increase the payment limit by $46,000 to a new payment limit of $210,320 to provide contracted security guard services for Community Service Department child care sites.  (Budgeted, 100% State) (Included in the 2003/2004 Recommended Budget) (All Districts)

 

C.100            APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Families First, Inc., in the amount of $96,000 to continue to provide dedicated group home services for the period July 1, 2003 through June 30, 2004.  (Budgeted, 70% State Title IV-B, 30% County) (Included in the 2003/2004 Recommended Budget) (Districts III and IV)

 

C.101            APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Jewish Family and Childrens’ Services of the East Bay in an amount not to exceed $35,000 to conduct caregiver needs assessments in the Laotian, Russian, Afghan, African-American and Vietnamese communities for the period April 1 through June 30, 2003.  (Budgeted, 100% Federal Older Americans Act, Title IIIE)  (All Districts)

 

C.102            APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Joel Flamand in the amount of $57,482 to continue to provide operational management of transportation programs and services for the period July 1, 2003 through June 30, 2004.  (Budgeted, 65.45% Federal CalWORKs, 11.55% County CalWORKs, 23% Metropolitan Transportation Commission Low Income Flexible Transportation Grant) (Included in the 2003/2004 Recommended Budget) (All Districts)

 

C.103            APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Paul Branson in the amount of $81,564 to continue to provide transportation program design, implementation, and administration for the period July 1, 2003 through June 30, 2004.  (Budgeted, 7.4% Federal, 7.4% State, 3.7% County, 81.5% East Bay Community Foundation Senior Mobility Grant) (Included in the 2003/2004 Recommended Budget) (All Districts)

 

C.104            APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Consumer Credit Counseling Service of the East Bay in the amount of $86,000 for consumer education and money management services to CalWORKs participants for the period July 1, 2003 through June 30, 2004.  (Budgeted, 85% Federal CalWORKs, 15% County CalWORKs) (Included in the 2003/2004 Recommended Budget) (All Districts)

 

C.105            APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with California Translation Service to increase the payment limit by $20,000 to a new payment limit of $120,000 for increased translation services with no change in the term of September 1, 2002 through June 30, 2003.  (Budgeted, 40% Federal, 40% State, 20% County)  (All Districts)

 

C.106            APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, on behalf of the Weed and Seed Board, to execute a contract amendment with Mari Pavia to extend the term from May 30 to October 31, 2003 for consultation and technical services to the Weed and Seed Program, with no change in the payment limit.  (All Districts)

 

C.107            APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Opportunities West to extend the term from April 30 to July 31, 2003 and to increase the payment limit by $14,863 to a new payment limit of $45,474 for project management services for the Service Integration Program’s North Richmond Empowerment Collaborative.  (Budgeted, 50% Zellerback Family Fund, 50% S.H. Cowell Foundation)  (District I)

 

C.108            APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Shanar Verzi to extend the term from June 30 to December 31, 2003 for systems analysis and application development services, with no change in the payment limit.  (No Additional Cost)  (All Districts)

CORRECTED TO READ: APPROVED and AUTHORIZED the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Zhanar Verzi to extend the term from June 30 to December 31, 2003 for systems analysis and application development services, with no change in the payment limit.

 

C.109            APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with People Focus, Inc., to increase the payment limit by $552 to a new payment limit of $42,644 for In-Home Supportive Services Public Authority consumer satisfaction survey services, with no change in the term of April 25, 2002 through June 30, 2003.  (Budgeted, 43% Federal, 37% State, 20% County)  (All Districts)

 

C.110            APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Debbie Cowden in an amount not to exceed $110,000 to continue to act as liaison to the Risk Management Division of the County Administrator’s Office as a Workers' Compensation Specialist for the period June 1, 2003 through May 31, 2004.  (Budgeted, Enterprise I:  17.6% County, 82.4% Patient/Third Party Revenues) (Included in the 2003/2004 Recommended Budget) (All Districts)

 

C.111            APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Gretha Wikerson (dba Sea Mist Board & Care) in an amount not to exceed $21,600 to continue to provide augmented board and care services for County-referred at-risk mentally disordered clients for the period July 1, 2003 through June 30, 2004.  (Budgeted, 100% Mental Health Realignment Funds) (Included in the 2003/2004 Recommended Budget) (All Districts)

 

C.112            APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Stephen Hahn-Smith, Ph.D., in an amount not to exceed $92,112 to continue to provide administrative analysis and project management services to Mental Health Division for the period May 1, 2003 through April 30, 2004.  (Budgeted, 100% Mental Health Realignment) (Included in the 2003/2004 Recommended Budget) (All Districts)

 

C.113            APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Maryann E. Luschen in an amount not to exceed $42,782 to continue to provide consultation and technical assistance with the Representative Payee program for the period July 1, 2003 through June 30, 2004.  (Budgeted, 100% County) (Included in the 2003/2004 Recommended Budget) (All Districts)

 

C.114            APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Karen Shuler in an amount not to exceed $37,710 to continue to provide professional consultation and technical assistance to the Mental Health Commission for the period July 1, 2003 through June 30, 2004.  (Budgeted, 100% Mental Health Realignment) (Included in the 2003/2004 Recommended Budget) (All Districts)

 

 

C.115            APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Medstaff, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $1,500,000 to continue to provide temporary nursing registry services for Contra Costa Regional Medical Center for the period May 1, 2003 through April 30, 2004.  (Budgeted, Enterprise I:  17.6% County, 82.4% Patient/Third Party Revenues) (Included in the 2003/2004 Recommended Budget) (All Districts)

 

C.116            APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with V. Arek Keledjian, M.D., in an amount not to exceed $30,000 to continue to provide professional endoscopy/internal medicine services for patients at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center for the period June 1, 2003 through May 31, 2006.  (Budgeted, Enterprise I:  17.6% County, 82.4% Patient/Third Party Revenues) (Included in the 2003/2004 Recommended Budget) (All Districts)

 

C.117            APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Harris S. Goldstein, M.D., in an amount not to exceed $500,000 to provide psychiatric services for patients at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center Inpatient Psychiatric Unit for the period May 1, 2003 through April 30, 2006.  (Budgeted, Enterprise I:  17.6% County, 82.4% Patient/Third Party Revenues) (Included in the 2003/2004 Recommended Budget) (All Districts)

 

C.118            APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Gene Roney in an amount not to exceed $74,598 to provide consultation and technical assistance with contra Costa Health Plan custom software applications for the period June 1, 2003 through May 31, 2004.  (Budgeted, Enterprise II:  4% County, 96% Member Premiums) (Included in the 2003/2004 Recommended Budget) (All Districts)

 

C.119            APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Dominic Biunno, Jr., in an amount not to exceed $72,001 to continue to provide consultation and technical assistance with Contra Costa Health Plan provider contracts for the period June 1, 2003 through May 31, 2004.  (Budgeted, Enterprise II:  4% County, 96% Member Premiums) (Included in the 2003/2004 Recommended Budget) (All Districts)

 

C.120            APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with the Greater Richmond Interfaith Program, effective April 1, 2003, to increase the payment limit by $7,490 to a new payment limit of $38,520 to provide additional services for the East West Garden Project, with no change in the term of September 30, 2003.  (Budgeted, 100% State Department of Health Services, California Nutrition Network)  (All Districts)

 

C.121            APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Marine Research Specialists, Inc., effective April 1, 2003, to extend the term from July 14, 2003 to March 31, 2004 and to increase the payment limit by $58,200 to a new payment limit of $147,900 to allow time for a follow-up evaluation of safety systems at the General Chemical Richmond Works facility.  (Budgeted, 100% General Chemical Richmond Works, No County Funds)  (District I)

 

C.122            APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Mark Clark, effective April 3, 2003, to increase the payment limit by $18,000 to a new payment limit of $43,000 to provide additional hours of consultation and technical assistance to the Information Systems Unit, with no change in the term of November 30, 2003.   (Budgeted, Enterprise I:  17.6% County, 82.4% Patient/Third Party Revenues)  (All Districts)

 

C.123            APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Seneca Residential and Day Treatment Center, Inc., effective May 1, 2003, to increase the payment limit by $50,000 to a new payment limit of $974,102 with no change in the term of June 30, 2003, and to increase the automatic extension payment limit by $25,000 to a new payment limit of $487,051 with no change in the extension term of December 31, 2003, to provide additional school-based mental health services to West Contra Costa Unified School District patients.  (Budgeted, 43.5% Federal Medi-Cal, 41.1% State EPSDT, 15.4% West Contra Costa Unified School District Grant)  (Districts I and II)

 

C.124            APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Vista Staffing Solutions, effective May 15, 2003, to increase the payment limit by $190,000 to a new payment limit of $650,000 to provide additional recruitment services for medical staff coverage at the Inpatient Psychiatric Unit at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center, with no change in the term of September 30, 2003.  (Budgeted, Enterprise I:  17.6% County, 82.4% Patient/Third Party Revenues)  (All Districts)

 

C.125            APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Moving Solutions, Inc., effective February 1, 2003, to increase the payment limit by $14,370 to a new payment limit of $200,772 to provide additional storage and moving services for the Ambulatory Care Facility at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center, with no change in the term of June 30, 2003.  (Budgeted, Enterprise I:  17.6% County, 82.4% Patient/Third Party Revenues)  (All Districts)

 

C.126            APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Edgewood Center for Children and Families, effective January 1, 2003, to modify the scope of services and payment provisions, with no change in the payment limit of $284,385 and no change in the term of June 30, 2003.  (Budgeted, 45% Federal Medi-Cal, 45% State EPSDT, 10% Mental Health Realignment)  (All Districts)

 

C.127            APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Torsten Jacobsen, M.D., effective March 15, 2003, to extend the term from June 30, 2003 to June 30, 2005 and to increase the payment limit by $205,000 to a new payment limit of $285,000 to continue to provide orthopedic surgery services for Contra Costa Regional Medical Center and Contra Costa Health Centers.  (Budgeted, Enterprise I:  17.6% County, 82.4% Patient/Third Party Revenues) (Included in the 2003/2004 Recommended Budget) (All Districts)

 

C.128            APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a cancellation agreement with Bruce R. London, M.D., Inc., for the ancillary radiology physician services, effective at the close of business July 31, 2003.  (No County Cost)  (All Districts)

 

C.129            APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute administrative amendments with specified mental health and substance abuse contractors to increase the salary and administrative cost components by 5% for fiscal year 2002/2003, to make modifications in corresponding payment and budget provisions, and to incorporate State or County required changes in other provisions.  (Included in Health Services Department 2002/2003 Budget)  (All Districts)

 

C.130            APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the General Services Director, or designee, to execute the Seventh Amendment authorizing additional work under the Consulting Services Agreement with RMW Architecture & Interiors to increase the payment limit by $12,824 to a new payment limit of $120,792 for additional architectural services for the Health Center Expansion at 3052 Willow Pass Road, Concord, for the Health Services Department. (Budgeted—Private Placement Proceeds) (District IV)

 

Leases

 

C.131            APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the General Services Director, or designee, to execute the Third Amendment to the lease dated April 6, 1999, as amended on July 24, 2001 and February 4, 2002, with Fjeld Family Limited Partnership, to increase the utility reimbursement payment for the premises at 2520 Stanwell Drive, Concord, for continued occupancy by the Community Services Department.  (Budgeted) (District IV)

 

C.132            APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the General Services Director, or designee, to execute a three-year revenue lease renewal with Ujima Family Recovery Services, commencing January 1, 2003, for the premises at 3939 Bissell Avenue, Richmond, for continued occupancy by Ujima Family Recovery Services. (District I)

 

Other Actions

 

C.133            ACKNOWLEDGE receipt of the Treasurer’s Reconciliation Reports as of February 28, 2003, as requested by the 1992 Audit Management Letter of December 30, 1992 from KPMG Peat Marwick.  (All Districts)

 

C.134            ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/296 authorizing issuance of Multi-Family Housing Revenue Bonds in an amount not to exceed $12 million to finance the acquisition/rehabilitation of the Gentrytown Apartments, Antioch, as recommended by the Community Development Director.  (District V)

 

C.135  REFER the topic of County parks to the Board of Supervisors’ Transportation ,Water and Infrastructure Committee, as recommended by the Community Development Director.  (All Districts)

 

C.136            AUTHORIZE the Auditor-Controller to issue a warrant in the amount of $2,154.63 from the Park Dedication Trust Fund to the Marie Murphy Elementary School to reimburse the school for the purchase and installation of picnic tables and benches, as recommended by the Community Development Director.  (District I)

 

C.137            AUTHORIZE the Chair, Board of Supervisors, to sign a letter to the BART Board of Directors transmitting comments regarding the issue of vehicle theft and vandalism at a BART Park and Ride facility in eastern Contra Costa County, as recommended by the Community Development Director.  (District V)

 

C.138            ACKNOWLEDGE receipt of the Auditor-Controller’s March 2003 Supplemental Law Enforcement Services Fund (SLESF) activity reports, as recommended by the Auditor-Controller.  (All Districts)

 

C.139            RECEIVE Grand Jury Report No. 0304 entitled, “An Age-Old Problem,” and REFER to the County Administrator for response.

 

C.140            ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/196 declaring that long train blockages at the Marina Bay Parkway railroad grade crossing in the City of Richmond is a significant emergency services and public health issue, and urging local railway companies to take necessary action to reduce the amount of time that trains block this critical crossing, as recommended by Supervisor Gioia.  (District I)

 

C.141            ACCEPT report and APPROVE recommendations of the Capital Facilities Committee regarding the next steps in Sheriff and District Attorney capital facilities projects.  (All Districts)

 

C.142            ACCEPT report and APPROVE recommendations of the Capital Facilities Committee regarding proposed upgrades to the visual presentation system in the Board of Supervisors Chambers.  (All Districts)

 

C.143            APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Development Director to execute an amended loan agreement in an amount not to exceed $450,000 providing for the borrowing of private activity bond funds; and APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director; on behalf of the County and the Contra Costa Water Conservation and Flood Control District, to execute an amended loan agreement in an amount not to exceed $50,000 for Redevelopment Plan Adoption costs related to the El Sobrante/Montalvin Manor redevelopment plan.  (Consider with C.153)

 

C.144            RATIFY execution of agreement between  the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors and the Board of Retirement regarding the issuance of Pension Obligation Bonds and related matters, as recommended by the County Administrator.  (All Districts)

 

C.145            APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Chair, Board of Supervisors, to sign the Workforce Development Board Corrective Action Plan, which addresses increasing the number of older youths (ages 19 to 21) served with Workforce Investment Act funds and increasing the number of older youths receiving a credential recognized by employers and the academic community within Contra Costa County to meet negotiated goals between the local Workforce Board and the State of California.  (All Districts)

 

C.146            DESIGNATE Occupational Health Services and Neighborhood House of North Richmond as providers of multiple offender and enhanced first offender DUI (Driving Under the Influence) program services, at no additional cost to the clients.  (No County Cost)  (Districts I and II)

 

C.147            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.148            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.149            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.150            DECLARE as surplus and AUTHORIZE the Purchasing Agent, or designee, to dispose of specified vehicles and equipment no longer needed for public use.  (All Districts)

 

C.151            APPROVE plans and specifications for New Discovery House Facility, 4639 and 4645 Pacheco Blvd., Martinez for the Health Services Department, and DIRECT the Clerk to advertise for bids to be received on June 12, 2003.  (Future Lease Revenue Bonds) (District II)

 

Redevelopment Agency

 

C.152            APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Redevelopment Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Design, Community and Environment, effective December 31, 2002, to increase the payment limit by $5,000 to a new payment limit of $85,000 to provide for development services associated with the North Broadway neighborhood, Bay Point Redevelopment Area, through December 31, 2003.  (District V)

 

C.153            APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Redevelopment Director to execute a loan agreement with Contra Costa County in an amount not to exceed $450,000 from private activity bond funds, and to execute an amended loan agreement with the County and the Contra Costa County Water Conservation and Flood Control District in an amount not to exceed $50,000 for Redevelopment Plan Adoption costs related to the El Sobrante/Montalvin Manor redevelopment plan.  (Consider with C.143)

 

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.

 

 

Finance Committee

    05-12-03

10:30 a.m.

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, May 6, 2003, 9:00 a.m. and thereafter

 

Board Chambers Room 107 and Room 105

Administration Building,

651 Pine Street, Martinez, California

 

A.                 CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATORS

 

1.          Agency Negotiators: Leslie Knight, Kathy Ito, and Keith Fleming.

 

Employee Organizations: Contra Costa County Employees’ Assn., Local No. 1; Am. Fed., State, County, & Mun. Empl., Locals 512 and 2700; Calif. Nurses Assn.; Service Empl. Int’l Union, Local 535; District Attorney’s Investigators Assn.; Deputy Sheriffs Assn.; United Prof. Firefighters, Local 1230; Physicians’ & Dentists’ Org. of Contra Costa; Western Council of Engineers; United Chief Officers Assn.; Service Empl. Int’l Union Health Care Workers, Local No. 250, and East County Firefighters’ Assn.

 

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

 

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

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

1.      In re Pacific Gas and Electric Company, U. S. Bankruptcy Court, No. 01-30923 DM

2.      Sutter Delta Hospital vs. Contra Costa Health Plan, Court of Appeal No. A100666

3.      Nicholas Botsford, et al. vs. County of Contra Costa, C.C.C. Superior Court No. C 02-01964

C.            CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL--ANTICIPATED LITIGATION:  Significant exposure to             litigation pursuant to Gov. Code, § 54956.9(b):  Two cases

D.                 THREAT TO PUBLIC SERVICES OR FACILITIES

                                  Consultation with Sheriff and County Counsel