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CONTRA COSTA COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

 

Supervisors J. Gioia, G. B. Uilkema, M. Greenberg, M. DeSaulnier, and F. D. Glover

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

 

A G E N D A

TUESDAY , OCTOBER 14, 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.

CLOSED SESSION:  By unanimous vote, with all Supervisors present, the  Board authorized the initiation of litigation. The defendants, the action and other particulars about the case will be disclosed upon inquiry once the case is formally commenced.

 

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

 

Inspirational Thought  -  “Do not seek to follow in the footsteps of the wise.  Seek what they sought.”  ~Matsuo Basho

 

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

Approved as listed except as noted:  C.78

                      

HOUSING AUTHORITY CONSENT ITEMS         Approved as listed.

 

HA.1           DETERMINE that PARO Painting Company is the lowest responsive and responsible bidder for the El Pueblo Exterior Painting Project, Pittsburg area;  AWARD and AUTHORIZE the Housing Authority Executive Director to execute a contract with PARO Painting Company in the amount of $153,500 for the project; and take related actions.  (District V)

 

9:35 A.M.

 

URGENCY ITEM:  By unanimous vote, with all Supervisors present, the following urgency item was added:

 

U.1               ACCEPTED the report of the County Administrator’s Office and the Health Services Department  Mental Health Division as to the status of the placement of clients in the Crestwood facility and the status of its initial operation; DIRECTED the County Administrator’s Office to continue to work with all stakeholders to ensure the responsible operation of the Crestwood facility under industry best practices and to review steps being taken to guarantee the safety and security of neighbors and clients; DIRECTED the County Administrator and the Health Services Department to report back to the Board of Supervisors no later than 90 days from this date and quarterly thereafter as the management and security of the facility.

 

PRESENTATIONS               Approved as listed.

 

PR.1           PRESENTATION to adopt Resolution No. 2003/607 proclaiming October 23-31, 2003 as "Red Ribbon Week in Contra Costa County".  (Chair, Alcohol and Other Drugs Advisory Board) (All Districts)

 

PR.2            PRESENTATION to adopt Resolution No. 2003/608 recognizing Stephen Weir, County Clerk-Recorder, on earning accreditation as a Certified Elections/Registration Administrator. (Supervisor DeSaulnier) (All Districts)

 

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

 

SD.1            CONSIDER any Consent Items previously removed.

 

10:00 A.M.

 

SD.2           CONTINUED HEARING on the appeal of William Reddick from the decision of the East County Regional Planning Commission revoking the land use permit granted by the County in 1988 to operate a dry boat storage facility located at 4091 Orwood Road, Brentwood, due to continued violation of the terms of the permit.  (Robert Drake, Community Development Department) (District III)

CONTINUED to an undetermined date the appeal of William Reddick from the decision of the East

County Regional Planning Commission revoking the land use permit granted by the County in 1988

to operate a dry boat storage facility located at 4091 Orwood Road, Brentwood, due to continued violation of the terms of the permit;  DIRECTED the Community Development Department to proceed with the revocation of the permit and abatement if the owner does not bring property into compliance within 45 days.

 

SD.3            CONSIDER accepting and approving report and recommendations from the Finance Committee on the short-term and long-term costs and funding strategy associated with the Regional Water Quality Control Board’s amendments to the County’s National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permit, Countywide.  (Supervisor Greenberg; Mitch Avalon, Public Works Department) (All Districts)

 

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:

 

Frank Martinez SEIU 250, Martinez- regarding expired contract of the homecare workers since June 30, 2003, unaffordable health insurance for homecare workers, wages and other benefits;

Tonia Nichols, SEIU Local 250, 929 8th Street, Richmond- regarding wages for the homecare workers; Eddy Cheung, 41 Vallecito Lane, Walnut Creek alleged race discrimination in handling of his request for a variance on his property; Darryl Klawitter, 41 Vallecito Lane, Walnut Creek, requested a fair hearing regarding his request for a variance on his property

 

Closed Session           

                                                  

PROJECTED

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1:00 P.M.

 

D.2            HEARING on Administrative Appeal by Regency Centers and Slatten Ranch Partners from the determination made by Flood Control District staff to impose drainage fees in effect in February 2003 when the appellants obtained building permits from the City of Antioch.  (Mitch Avalon, Public Works Department) (Flood Control District) (District V)

CLOSED the public hearing; DENIED the appeal of Regency Centers and Slatten Ranch Partners from the determination made by Flood Control District staff to impose DrainageArea 30C and 56 Fees in effect in February 2003 when appellants obtained building permits from the City of Antioch; REFERRED the Fee schedule to the Finance Committee for review and DIRECTED staff to compile an itemized master list of fees from the various County Departments to be made available at each Department for the public.

 

D.3                 CONSIDER accepting report from the Community Development Director on next steps for the Board  of Supervisors-initiated Urban Limit Line Voter Initiative.  (All Districts)

ACCEPTED the report on scheduling meetings for the Board of Supervisors to receive public input on the proposed Urban Limit Line Voter Initiative; and SCHEDULED the                  Urban Limit Line Voter Initiative meeting for October 27, 2003 at 7:00 p.m. in the Board of Supervisors Chambers, 651 Pine Street, Room 107 in Martinez

 

Closed Session

 

CONSENT ITEMS

 

(Items are subject to removal from Consent Calendar by request of any Supervisor or on request for discussion by a member of the public).

 

Road and Transportation

 

C.1           AWARD and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a contract in the amount of $204,421 to DK Environmental, the lowest responsive and responsible bidder for the Bay Point Parks Renovation project, Bay Point area. (67% Park Dedication Funds & 33% Proposition 12 Funds) (District V) (Consider with C.74)

 

C.2           ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/616 accepting as complete the contracted work performed by Ghilotti Construction Company, Inc., for the Clark Street Reconstruction project, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Crockett area. (Measure C Funds) (District II)

 

C.3           ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/617 accepting as complete the contracted work performed by Ghilotti Construction Company, Inc., for the Bailey Road Bridge Replacement project, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Concord area. (80% Federal Highway Bridge Rehabilitation and Replacement Program Funds & 20% Local Road Funds) (District IV)

 

C.4           ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/618 ratifying the prior decision of the Public Works Director to fully close a portion of Cummings Skyway from 10:00 p.m. on October 5 through 5:00 a.m. on October 6, 2003 for the purpose of the grinding and repaving of the intersection of Cummings Skyway and Interstate 80, Crockett area. (District II)

 

C.5           ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/619 ratifying the prior decision of the Public Works Director to fully close a portion of Winterbrook Drive on October 4, 2003 from 10:45 a.m. through 11:15 a.m., for the purpose of a church procession, Bay Point area. (District V)

 

Engineering Services

 

C.6      DA 0026:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/620 approving the drainage improvement agreement for project being developed by Windemere BLC Land Company, L.L.C., San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.7      RA 1142:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/621 approving the road improvement agreement for Windemere Parkway and Albion Road being developed by Windemere BLC Land Company, L.L.C., San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.8      SUB 7387:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/622 amending the drainage improvement agreement for off-site creek improvements being developed by Alamo Highlands, L.L.C., Alamo area. (District III)

 

C.9      SUB 7984:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/623 accepting offer of dedication for landscape easement for project being developed by Shapell Industries, Inc., a Delaware Corp., San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.10    SUB 7984:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/624 accepting offer of dedication for emergency vehicles access for project being developed by Shapell Industries, Inc., a Delaware Corp., San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.11    SUB 8023:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/625 accepting completion of off-site drainage improvement agreement, Brentwood area. (District III)

 

C.12    SUB 8631:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/626 accepting offer of dedication for public utilities easement (APN: 222-310-001) for project being developed by Shapell Industries, Inc., a Delaware Corp., San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.13    SUB 8631:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/627 accepting offer of dedication for public utilities easement (APN: 222-310-002 - 085) for project being developed by Shapell Industries, Inc., a Delaware Corp., San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.14    SUB 8632:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/628 approving the final map and subdivision agreement for project being developed by Shapell Industries, Inc., a Delaware Corp., San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

Special Districts & County Airports

 

C.15           APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Fire Chief, Contra Costa County Fire Protection District, to execute a contract with Managed Health Network (MHN) in the amount of $24,112 for the continued provision of an Employee Assistance Program to the Fire District, and to indemnify MHN against liabilities that may arise from performance under the contract for the period July 1, 2003 to June 30, 2004.  (Budgeted) (All Districts)

 

C.16           APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to negotiate a long-term ground lease and development terms between the County, as Landlord, and one of two parties that previously submitted development proposals of approximately 4.4 acres of land at the corner of Marsh Drive and Solano Way, near the Buchanan Field Airport, Pacheco area.  (No Funding Involved) (District IV)

 

C.17           APPROVE the Buchanan Field Aviation Improvement Project and ADOPT the Negative Declaration in compliance with the California Environmental Quality Act, Pacheco area.  (Airport Enterprise Funds) (District IV)

 

C.18           RATIFY the decision of Richard D. Short, Kleinfelder, Inc., General Manager of the Blackhawk Geologic Hazard Abatement District (GHAD), to execute a contract with Engineered Soil Repairs in the amount of $207,299 for emergency repair of landslide damage on the common slope bordering 923 and 929 Eagle Ridge for the period October 3, 2003 through completion of project; and APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the General Manager to execute contract change orders as may be required up to 10% of the contract amount or $20,730, Danville area. (District III)

 

Claims, Collections & Litigation

 

C.19    DENY claims of State Farm General Ins.; Dolores Rios; Alina Roshal; Placer County Sheriff Coroner-Marshall; Sara Connelly; and Lazaris Italo Fuller.

 

Honors & Proclamations

 

C.20           ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/604 honoring Thomas Leary upon the occasion of his retirement after 28 years of dedicated service to Contra Costa County, as recommended by the District Attorney.  (All Districts)

 

C.21           ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/605 honoring Patricia Sue (Trish) Ford upon the occasion of her retirement after 30 years of dedicated service to Contra Costa County, as recommended by the District Attorney.  (All Districts)

 

C.22           ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/606 honoring Irene Gonzales upon the occasion of her retirement after 36 years of dedicated service to Contra Costa County, as recommended by Employment and Human Services Director.  (All Districts)

 

Appointments & Resignations

 

C.23           APPOINT Sylvia Sierra to the Appointee 9 seat of the County Service Area R-9 Citizens Advisory Committee, as recommended by Supervisor Gioia.  (District I)

 

C.24           DECLARE vacant the District V seat on the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District’s Fire Advisory Commission due to the resignation of Ramiro Arosemena, and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy, as recommended by Supervisor Glover.  (District V)

 

C.25    RE-APPOINT Lori Trevino to be the city representative for West County, and APPOINT James Como to be the city representative for East County on the Affordable Housing Finance Committee, as recommended by the cities of West and East County.  (Districts I, II, III, V)

 

C.26           APPOINT Harold Beaulieu to the Arts and Culture Commission, as recommended by the Internal Operations Committee.  (All Districts)

 

C.27           APPOINT Scott Hanson, and RE-APPOINT Evelyn Centeno and Walter Stuhr to the Advisory Council on Equal Employment Opportunity, as recommended by the Internal Operations Committee.  (All Districts)

 

C.28           APPOINT Greer McVay and RE-APPOINT Argentina Davila-Luevano to the Contra Costa Commission for Women, as recommended by the Internal Operations Committee.  (All Districts)

 

C.29           APPOINT Craig King, Carey Sabera, and Rulon McKay to the Workforce Development Board, as recommended by the Internal Operations Committee.  (All Districts)

 

C.30           APPOINT Bertha M. Stobb, Ethel Dotson, and Alice Navarro to the In-Home Supportive Services Public Authority Advisory Committee, as recommended by the Internal Operations Committee.  (All Districts)

 

C.31           APPOINT Linda Hayes Sanders to an At Large seat on the Fish and Wildlife Committee; DECLARE vacant the Alternate At Large seat vacated by Linda Hayes Sanders and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy; and CONDITIONALLY APPOINT, as specified, James P. Townsend to the Alternate At Large seat, as recommended by the Internal Operations Committee.  (All Districts)

 

C.32           ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/609 to re-appoint Supervisors Gayle B. Uilkema and John Gioia as the Board's representative and alternate representative, respectively, to the California State Association of Counties (CSAC) Board of Directors, as recommended by Supervisor DeSaulnier.  (All Districts)

 

C.33    RE-APPOINT, in lieu of election, Thomas Williams and Dennis Nunn  as Trustees of Reclamation District No.830, Jersey Island,  for the term ending November 2007, as recommended by Supervisor Glover.  (District V)

 

C.34    RE-APPOINT, in lieu of election, David A. Forkel and John L. Winther, as Trustees of Reclamation District  2025, Holland Tract, for the term ending December 2007, as recommended by the District.  (District V)

 

C.35    RE-APPOINT, in lieu of election, Lawrence J. Watty and Bruce C. Stephens as Trustees of Reclamation District No. 2090, Quimby Island, for the term ending December 2007, as recommended by the District.  (District V)

 

C.36           APPOINT, in lieu of election, David Lennon and David Harris as Trustees of Reclamation District 800, Byron Tract, for the term ending December 2007, as recommended by the District.  (District III)

 

C.37    RE-APPOINT, in lieu of election, Eugene C. Lewis and Michael Hamman as Trustees of Reclamation District 2059, Bradford Island, for the term ending December 2007, as recommended by the District.  (District V)

 

C.38           APPOINT Tony Thurmond as the District I representative to the Family and Children’s Trust Committee, as recommended by Supervisor Gioia.  (District I)

 

C.39           DECLARE vacant the Community seat on the Equal Employment Advisory Council due to the resignation of Matthew Barnes, and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy, as recommended by Council.  (All Districts) 

 

C.40           APPOINT Catherine Giacalone and Megan Weber to the Local Planning Council for Child Care and Development, as recommended by the Family and Human Services Committee.  (Districts II, III and IV)

 

Appropriation Adjustments  - 2003/2004 FY

 

C.41    East Contra Costa Fire Protection District (7068):  AUTHORIZE additional revenue in the amount of $19,337 from developer fees collected by the City of Oakley and APPROPRIATE for autos and trucks.  (Districts III, V)

 

C.42    General Services-Fleet Services (0063)/Sheriff’s Office (0255):  AUTHORIZE transfer of appropriations in the amount of $2,010 from the Sheriff’s Office to Fleet Services to provide the balance of costs for the replacement of three AC Transit-funded vehicles.  (All Districts)

 

Personnel Actions

 

C.43            ESTABLISH the class of Elections Services Specialist, ALLOCATE it to the Salary Schedule, and ADD one position; CANCEL one vacant Elections Staff Specialist position and ABANDON the class of Elections Staff Specialist in the Clerk-Recorder Department.  (Cost savings) (All Districts)

 

C.44            ABANDON 101 specified job classes determined to be obsolete by the Human Resources Director.  (All Districts)

 

C.45            ESTABLISH the class of Elections Services Technician, ALLOCATE it to the Salary Schedule, and ADD two positions; CANCEL one vacant Precinct Coordinator position and ABANDON the classes of Precinct Coordinator and Elections Technicians in the Clerk-Recorder Department.  (Budgeted) (All Districts)

 

C.46            ESTABLISH the class of Engineering Technician Supervisor-Traffic, and RECLASSIFY one Engineering Technician-Senior position to Engineering Technician Supervisor-Traffic in the Public Works Department.  (100% Road Fund, budgeted) (All Districts)

 

C.47            CANCEL one Senior Hydrographer position, and ADD one Hydrographer position in the Public Works 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.48            APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Sheriff-Coroner, or designee, to accept the supplemental funding allocation provided by the Fiscal Year 2003 State Homeland Security Grant Program - Part II on behalf of the Contra Costa County Anti-Terrorism Approval Body in an amount not to exceed $2,280,637 for the period ending October 31, 2004.  (No County match) (All Districts)

 

C.49            APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Building Inspection Director to execute a contract with the City of Pittsburg to provide building inspection services to the city for the period December 1, 2003 through November 30, 2004.  (No County cost; 100% reimbursement by City of Pittsburg) (District V)

 

C.50            APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, on behalf of the Workforce Development Board, to execute a contract amendment with the State of California Employment Development Department to increase the payment limit by $2,832,131 to a new payment limit of $4,056,202 in Title I Workforce Investment Act subgrant funds for adult and dislocated worker programs, with no change in the term of April 1, 2003 through June 30, 2005.  (No County Match)  (All Districts)

 

C.51            APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to submit a funding application to the City of Richmond in an amount not to exceed $130,000 for operation of the West County Emergency Shelter program and, if awarded, to execute a contract for receipt of funding for fiscal year 2003/04.  (No County Match)  (District I)

 

C.52            APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with the State Department of Health Services Office of AIDS to pay the County an amount not to exceed $6,734 for the AIDS Drug Assistance program for the period July 1, 2003 through June 30, 2004.  (No County Match)  (All Districts)

 

C.53            APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director or designee, to execute a grant contract amendment with the Public Health Institute, effective August 31, 2003, to extend the term from August 31, 2003 to August 31, 2004 and to increase the payment limit by $150,000 to a new payment limit of $705,000 for the continuing operation of the Development and Capacity-Building Project.  (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.54            APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Purchasing Agent, or designee, to award a blanket purchase order on behalf of the County Probation Department with Sentinel Offender Services, L.L.C., in the amount of $270,000 for an electronic monitoring system and supplies for surveillance of individuals in the Probation Department’s Juvenile Electronic Monitoring program for the period August 1, 2002 through July 31, 2005.  (Budgeted) (All Districts)

 

C.55            ALLOCATE $134,000 in Fiscal Year 2003/2004 Emergency Shelter Grant (ESG) funds; APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Deputy Director-Redevelopment, or designee, to execute contracts with Contra Costa Crisis Center, Shelter, Inc., STAND! Against Domestic Violence, Health Services Department, and Community Development Department to conduct programs, as specified; and APPROVE a two-year funding cycle for ESG funds, as recommended by Community Development Director.  (All Districts)

 

C.56            APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the County Administrator, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Katherine L. Armstrong, effective January 2, 2004, to extend the term from December 31, 2003 to September 30, 2004 to continue to provide consulting and technical assistance to the Contra Costa Futures Initiative, with no change in the payment limit of $55,000.  (All Districts)

 

C.57            APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with YMCA of the East Bay to increase the payment limit by $64,800 to a new payment limit of $112,800 for Head Start/Early Head Start full day childcare program services for an additional 36 children, with no change in the term of October 1, 2003 through June 30, 2004.  (Budgeted, 100% Federal)  (All Districts)

 

C.58            APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with Bi-Bett Corporation in an amount not to exceed $254,020 to continue to provide perinatal treatment services for women at Wollam House for the period July 1, 2003 through June 30, 2004, with an automatic extension through December 31, 2004 in an amount not to exceed $127,010.  (Budgeted, 100% CalWORKs)  (All Districts)

 

C.59            APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with Lincoln Child Center, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $100,000 to continue to provide therapeutic behavioral services for the period July 1, 2003 through June 30, 2004, with an automatic extension through December 31, 2004 in an amount not to exceed $50,000.  (Budgeted, 50% Federal FFP Medi-Cal, 47% State EPSDT, 3% Mental Health Realignment)  (All Districts)

 

C.60            APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with Compass Group USA, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $1,372,750 to continue to provide meal services for the Senior Nutrition Program for the period July 1, 2003 through June 30, 2004, with an automatic extension through October 31, 2004 in an amount not to exceed $457,583.  (Budgeted, 100% Federal)  (All Districts)

 

C.61            APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with Family Stress Center, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $300,000 to continue to provide therapeutic behavioral services for the period July 1, 2003 through June 30, 2004, with an automatic extension through December 31, 2004 in an amount not to exceed $150,000.  (Budgeted, 50% Federal Medi-Cal, 47% State EPSDT, 3% Mental Health Realignment)  (All Districts)

 

C.62            APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with the U. S. Department of Veterans Affairs Northern California Health Care System in an amount not to exceed $30,000 to provide oncology services for patients referred for treatment by Contra Costa Regional Medical Center for the period October 1, 2003 through September 30, 2004.  (Budgeted, Enterprise I:  15.8% County, 84.2% Patient/Third Party Revenues)  (All Districts)

 

C.63            APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Lorre Henderson, M.D., in an amount not to exceed $895,512 to continue to provide professional otolaryngology services to patients at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center and Contra Costa Health Center for the period October 1, 2003 through September 30, 2006.  (Budgeted, Enterprise I:  15.8% County, 84.2% Patient/Third Party Revenues)  (All Districts)

 

C.64            APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Howard Young, M.D., in an amount not to exceed $300,000 to provide professional radiology services to patients at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center and Contra Costa Health Center for the period October 1, 2003 through September 30, 2005.  (Budgeted, Enterprise I:  15.8% County, 84.2% Patient/Third Party Revenues)  (All Districts)

 

C.65            APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with AIDS Community Network, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $40,000 to continue to provide outreach and referral services to HIV/AIDS clients in West County for the period October 1, 2003 through September 30, 2004.  (Budgeted, 100% Federal Ryan White Care Act)  (Districts I and II)

 

C.66            APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with KGI, Inc. (dba Key Temps), effective September 1, 2003, to increase the payment limit by $58,000 to a new payment limit of $105,000 to provide additional registered dental assistant coverage, with no change in the term of January 1 through December 31, 2003.  (Budgeted, Enterprise I:  15.8% County, 84.2% Patient/Third Party Revenues)  (All Districts)

 

C.67            APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director or designee, to execute a contract amendment with the U. S. Department of Veterans Affairs Northern California Health Care System, effective September 30, 2003, to extend the term from September 30, 2003 to September 30, 2004, to provide neurology services to patients referred by Contra Costa Regional Medical Center physicians, with no change in the fee schedule.  (Budgeted, Enterprise I:  15.8% County, 84.2% Patient/Third Party Revenues)  (All Districts)

 

C.68            APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with the U. S. Department of Veterans Affairs Northern California Health Care System, effective September 30, 2003, to extend the term from September 30, 2003 to September 30, 2004, to provide dermatology services to patients referred by Contra Costa Regional Medical Center physicians, with no change in the fee schedule.  (Budgeted, Enterprise I:  15.8% County, 84.2% Patient/Third Party Revenues)  (All Districts)

 

C.69            APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Mercer Human Resource Consulting, Inc., effective September 1, 2003, to increase the payment limit by $73,000 to a new payment limit of $98,000 to provide additional hours of actuarial services, with no change in the term of March 1, 2003 through February 29, 2004.  (Budgeted, 100% Mental Health Realignment)  (All Districts)

 

C.70            APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Mohinder Kaur, M.D., effective October 1, 2003, to increase the payment limit by $32,800 to a new payment limit of $82,000 to provide additional hours of psychiatric services at the West County Crisis Unit and psychiatric emergency services at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center, with no change in the term of March 1, 2003 through February 29, 2004.  (Budgeted, 100% Mental Health Realignment)  (All Districts)

 

C.71            RATIFY purchase of services, and AUTHORIZE the Auditor-Controller to pay $42,503.39 outstanding balance to Access Nurses for nursing registry services provided at Contra Costa Regional medical Center for the period September 1, 2002 through August 31, 2003.  (Enterprise I:  15.8% County, 84.2% Patient/Third Party Revenues)  (All Districts)

 

C.72            APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the General Services Director, or designee, to execute the Second Amendment to the consulting services agreement with Interactive Resources, Inc., to increase the payment limit by $7,400 to a new payment limit of $201,935 for the upgrade of the HVAC (heating, ventilation, and air conditioning) equipment and electrical systems at 30 and 40 Muir Road, Martinez, for the Employment and Human Services Department.  (Plant Acquisition Budget) (District II)

 

C.73            APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the General Services Director, or designee, to execute Change Order No. 1 to the contract with Tinney Construction, Inc., to increase the payment limit by $142,016 to a new payment limit of $2,555,016 for the replacement of second floor joists, and the repair and upgrade of interior and exterior beams and columns for the First and Second Floor Remodel and Parking Lot Expansion Project at 1650 Cavallo Road, Antioch, for the Employment and Human Services Department.  (80% Federal/State, 20% County budgeted) (District V)

Other Actions

 

C.74            AUTHORIZE the Auditor-Controller to transfer an additional $138,558 (for a total of $289,636) from the Park Dedication Trust Fund accounts to the Contra Costa County Public Works Department to finance renovations to Boeger, Hickory Meadows, Lynnbrook and View Point parks in Bay Point, as recommended by the Community Development Director.  (District V) (Consider with C.1)

 

C.75            ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/629 authorizing amendments to the bond documents for the County $11,110,000 of Variable Rate Demand Multi-Family Housing Revenue Refunding Bonds, 1994 Series F (Del Norte Apartments, El Cerrito), and actions related thereto, as recommended by the Community Development Director.  (No County cost) (District I)

 

C.76            MODIFY the current Veterans Business Enterprise category under the County Outreach Program to Disabled Veterans Business Enterprise and take related actions, as recommended by the Internal Operations Committee.  (All Districts)

 

C.77            ACCEPT report from the Community Services Department on the current status of Head Start income eligibility in Contra Costa County, as recommended by the Family and Human Services Committee.  (All Districts)

 

C.78            APPROVE recommendations of the County Planning Commission to allow proposed residential improvements that will encroach upon two "scenic easement" deed-restricted areas on Lot 5 of Subdivision 7023 (Clayton Valley Farms), Morgan Territory Road, Clayton area.  (District III)

RELISTED to an undetermined date, consideration to APPROVE recommendations of the County Planning Commission to allow proposed residential improvements that will encroach upon two "scenic easement" deed-restricted areas on Lot 5 of Subdivision 7023 (Clayton Valley Farms), Morgan Territory Road, Clayton area.  (District III)

 

C.79            ACKNOWLEDGE receipt of Board of Law Library Trustees Annual Report for Fiscal Year Ending June 30, 2003.  (All Districts)

 

C.80            ACCEPT report from the Family and Children’s Trust Committee and DIRECT that the Committee begin implementation of the recommendation, including the restructuring of the Committee membership and the development of recommendations for disbursement of 2004/2005 Child Care Affordability funds, as recommended by the Family and Human Services Committee.  (All Districts)

 

C.81            APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a hold harmless agreement to indemnify the United Camps, Conferences and Retreats for use of its Westminster Retreat facility located at 512 Hemme Avenue, Alamo, on October 28, 2003 for the Health Disparities Group Retreat.  (District III)

 

C.82            ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/630 approving request for pre-qualification of bidders for the Remodeling of Central Control Project at the Martinez Detention Facility, 1000 Ward Street, Martinez, for the Sheriff-Coroner and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to publish a notice to contractors, as recommended by the General Services Director.  (Plant Acquisition Budget) (District I)

 

C.83            ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/631 making provisions of the California Education Code relating to the formation of school facilities improvement districts applicable to Contra Costa County, for the benefit of Antioch Unified School District. (District V)

 

Redevelopment Agency

 

C.84            AUTHORIZE the Redevelopment Director to execute a five-year lease, commencing on or after October 1, 2003, with the San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District for the property at 1250 Las Juntas Way, Walnut Creek, for temporary parking; and DETERMINE that the project is a Class II Categorical Exemption from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to Section 15311 of the CEQA guidelines.  (District IV)

 

C.85            ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/632 approving and authorizing the Redevelopment Director to execute a subordination agreement with Fannie Mae, U.S. Bank National Association, and Park Regency, LLC related to the Agency’s Disposition and Development agreement for the Park Regency Apartments, Pleasant Hill BART.  (No impact to General Fund) (District IV)

 

Correspondence

 

C.86            RECEIVE letter dated September 25, 2003 from Gus Kramer, County Assessor, certifying the value of the parcel(s) for the purpose of determining the cancellation fee of Land Conservation Contract 4-76 (Humphrey) and requesting to be advised of the recording of the Certificate of Cancellation, and REFER to Community Development Department.

 

 

GENERAL INFORMATION

 

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

The County will provide reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities planning to attend Board meetings who contact the Clerk of the Board at least 24 hours before the meeting, at (925) 335-1900; TDD (925) 335-1915.  An assistive listening device is available from the Clerk, Room 106.

 

Copies of taped recordings of all or portions of a Board meeting may be purchased from the Clerk of the Board.  Please telephone the Office of the Clerk of the Board, (925) 335-1900, to make the necessary arrangements.

 

Forms are available to anyone desiring to submit an inspirational thought nomination for inclusion on the Board Agenda. Forms may be obtained at the Office of the County Administrator or Office of the Clerk of the Board, 651 Pine Street, Martinez, California.

 

Applications for personal subscriptions to the weekly Board Agenda may be obtained by calling the Office of the Clerk of the Board, (925) 335-1900.  The weekly agenda may also be viewed on the County’s Internet Web Page: www.co.contra-costa.ca.us.

 

The Closed Session agenda is available each week upon request from the Office of the Clerk of the Board, 651 Pine Street, Room 106, Martinez, California, and may also be viewed on the County’s Web Page.

 

The Family and Human Services Committee (Supervisors Federal D. Glover and John Gioia) - meets on the first and third Mondays of the month at 11:00 A.M. in Room 108, County Administration Building, 651 Pine Street, Martinez.

 

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

 

The Internal Operations Committee  (Supervisors Gayle B. Uilkema and Federal D. Glover) - meets on the first and third Mondays of the month at  9:15 A.M. in Room 105, County Administration Building, 651 Pine Street, Martinez.

 

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

 

Internal Operations Committee

10-20-03

  9:15 a.m.

See above

Family & Human Services Committee

10-20-03

11:00 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, October 14, 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--ANTICIPATED LITIGATION:  Initiation of litigation pursuant to Gov. Code, § 54956.9(c):  One potential case.

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

                 Name of case:  Claim of Anthony Bourdakis, Claim No. 53055 S

D.                 PUBLIC EMPLOYEE PERFORMANCE EVALUATION

                 Title:  County Administrator