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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, APRIL 27, 2004

 

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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9:30 A.M.        Convene and announce adjournment to Closed Session, Room 105.

                              There were no Closed Session announcements

 

10:00 A.M.      Call to order and opening ceremonies.

 

Inspirational Thought  -  “You cannot do a kindness too soon because you never know how soon it will be too late.”  ~Ralph Waldo Emerson  

 

CONSIDER  CONSENT  ITEMS  -  Approved as listed except as noted below

                      

HOUSING AUTHORITY CONSENT ITEMS Approved as listed

 

HA.1    ADOPT Housing Authority Resolution No. 5051 approving collection loss write-off in the amount of $37,271.51 for the quarter ending March 31, 2004, as recommended by the Advisory Housing Commission.  (All Districts) 

           

10:05 A.M.

 

PRESENTATIONS Approved as listed

 

PR.1    PRESENTATION to adopt Resolution No. 2004/156 proclaiming May 2004 as "Motorcycle Awareness Month in Contra Costa County."  (Supervisor DeSaulnier) (All Districts)

 

PR.2    PRESENTATION to adopt Resolution No. 2004/159 adopting the “Sentinels of Freedom Program-Operation Welcome Home,” whereby returning military men and women of Contra Costa County  are honored by the Board of Supervisors with a proclamation in appreciation for their commitment in their service to our nation; and to adopt Resolution Nos. 2004/216 and 2004/217 honoring Sgt. Kristen M. Sketchley of Diablo and Jacob Brown of Danville for their military service.  (Supervisor Greenberg) (All Districts)

 

PR.3    PRESENTATION to businesses in recognition of their being newly certified as Green Businesses and meeting the high standards of environmental excellence set by the Green Business Program.  (Robin Bedell-Waite, Health Services Department) (All Districts)

 

SHORT DISCUSSION ITEMS - The Board will consider and take action on the following items: There were no Short Discussion items

 

SD.1    CONSIDER any Consent Items previously removed.

 

DELIBERATION ITEMSApproved as listed except as noted below:

 

D.1           Public Comment- The following persons presented testimony:

 

                 R. Michael Boyter, Concerned Citizens of Bethel Island, 4448 Stone Road, Bethel Island,  regarding development projects on Delta Coves and Cypress Lakes in Bethel Island;

 

                 Dianne Cole, Friends of Concord Airport, 2420 Tomar Court, Pinole, comments regarding the Concord Buchanan Airport;

 

                 Lisa Kirk, P.O. Box 435, Bethel Island, advised the Board that Bethel Island does not have FEMA coverage;

 

                 Dale Dawson, 767 Woodwind Place, commented on the closure of the George Miller Centers;

 

D.2      CONSIDER oral report from the County Administrator on new developments in the State Budget.  (John Sweeten, County Administrator)(All Districts)

            ACCEPTED the oral report from the County Administrator on new developments in the State Budget

 

                                                                              

11:00 A.M.

 

D.3      HEARING on the appeal by Lynn LaPointe, et al, of the County Planning Commission’s decision to grant approval of a design review to construct a single family residence with a variance to allow a 9-foot front yard setback (where a minimum of 20-feet is required) on a substandard lot located between #6309 and 6317 Kensington Avenue in the East Richmond Heights area, for purposes of determining neighborhood compatibility.  (Martin Brady, Applicant & Owner) (Catherine Kutsuris, Community Development Department) (District I)

            CONTINUED to May 4, 2004 at 1:00 p.m., hearing on the appeal by Lynn LaPointe, et al, of the County Planning Commission’s decision to grant approval of a design review to construct a single family residence with a variance to  allow a 9-foot front yard setback (where a minimum of 20-feet is required) on a substandard lot located on between #6309 and 6317 Kensington Avenue in the East  Richmond Heights area, for purposes of determining neighborhood compatibility.

 

Closed Session

 

1:00 P.M.

 

D.4      CONSIDER status report from the Community Development Director on behalf of the Interdepartmental Screening Committee on the Request for Proposals related to alternatives for Buchanan Field Airport.  (Dennis Barry, Community Development Director) (All Districts)

            ACCPETED the status report and recommendations as presented today on the Buchanan Field Airport Request for Proposals (RFP) process from the Community Development Director on behalf of the Interdepartmental Screening Committee on Aviation Alternatives for Buchanan Field (“Screening Committee”) in accordance with the Board Order of December 9, 2003; APPROVED Option “A” to allow RFP respondents to identify and select the areas of the Buchanan Field airport property they desire to develop for non-aviation uses and in addition DIRECTED staff to incorporate language provided in the New Requirements for Airport RFP as presented today to include information of infrastructure possibilities in East County, capital improvements with the County’s public safety, higher education in the Bay Point area and improvements to the Byron Airport and return to the Board of Supervisors with a status of RFP within 4 weeks

 

D.5      CONTINUED HEARING on the County-initiated General Plan Amendment and Rezoning to bring conformance with the ALUC’s Airport Land Use Compatibility Plan.  (Patrick Roche, Community Development Department) (Districts III, IV) (To be continued to June 15, 2004 at 1:00 p.m.)

            CONTINUED to June 15, 2004 at 11:00 a.m., the public hearing on the County initiated General Plan Amendment and Rezoning to bring conformance with the Airport Land Use Commission (ALUC) Airport Land Use Compatibility Plan

 

AJ.1          The Board adjourned in memory of Marine Lamce Cpl. Kyle D. Crowley of San Ramon.

 

AJ.2          The Board adjourned in memory of Vance Bingham Roskelley.

 

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      ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/218 ratifying the prior decision of the Public Works Director to fully close a portion of Bixler Road on April 5, 2004 through June 7, 2004 from 7:00 a.m. through 6:00 p.m. for the purpose of constructing road improvements for Discovery Bay West Development under an approved encroachment permit, Discovery Bay area. (District III)

 

C.2      ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/219 approving and authorizing the conveyance of property to the City of Hercules for road purposes, pursuant to State law, and authorizing the Chair, Board of Supervisors, to execute a Grant Deed on behalf of the County in connection with the State Route 4 West Gap Project, Hercules area. (No Funding Involved) (District II)

 

C.3      ACCEPT the City of Brentwood's offer of a loan not to exceed $786,000 for safety improvements on Vasco Road to install median and shoulder rumble strips, and DIRECT the Public Works Director to work with the City Manager of Brentwood to formalize the loan agreement, to proceed with the environmental clearance and design for the Vasco Road Safety Improvement Project, and to continue to work with the City of Brentwood in consideration of additional improvements on Vasco Road, Brentwood area.  (Local Road Funds & Measure C Funds) (District III)

 

Engineering Services

 

C.4      MS 18-01:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/220 accepting completion of private improvements for project being developed by Clyde Miles Construction Company, Inc., Alamo area. (District III)

 

C.5      SUB 7881:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/221 approving the sixth extension of the subdivision agreement for project being developed by Centex Homes, Byron area. (District III)

 

C.6      SUB 7998:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/222 approving the substitute subdivision agreement for project being developed by Western Pacific Housing Inc., San Ramon area. (District III)

 

C.7      MS 7-96:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/223 approving the parcel map and subdivision agreement for project being developed by Colette Daniels, Alamo area. (District III)

 

Special Districts & County Airports

 

C.8      APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Chief Engineer, Flood Control and Water Conservation District, or designee, on behalf of the Contra Costa Clean Water Program, to execute a contract with Cressey and Associates in the amount of $65,000 to provide technical consulting services for the Rapid Bioassessment Study on Las Trampas Creek, Rodeo/Refugio/Edwards Creeks and Lower Marsh Creek for the period April 1, 2004 through March 31, 2005, Countywide.  (Countywide Clean Water Program Funds) (All Districts)

 

C.9      ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/224 approving and authorizing the sale of surplus real property located adjacent to 1926 4th Street, Richmond, with an estimated fair market value of $3,400 to Nathaniel Evans and Mary L. Evans, pursuant to State law; and authorizing the Chair, Board of Supervisors, to execute a Grant Deed on behalf of the Flood Control and Water Conservation District, Richmond area.  (Flood Control Zone 7 Revenue) (District I)

 

C.10    ADOPT the previously certified City of Brentwood Final Environmental Impact Report for the Brentwood Hills Country Club for the purpose of issuing flood control permits and conducting real property transactions in compliance with the California Environmental Quality Act, Brentwood area, as recommended by the Public Works Director. (District III)

 

Claims, Collections & Litigation

 

C.11    DENY claims of Bob & Doris Beetz; Anthony Mario Lastrico; Jonathan Matias; Sharon Bacani-Matias; Kofi Opong-Mensah; Marlin Watson; amended claims for Kenneth Carrethers; and Dorothy M. Olden and Hershel Olden.  (All Districts)

                                                                            

Hearing Dates

 

C.12    ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/225 accepting the Engineer’s Report for County Service Area L-100, MS 01-0010 and fixing a hearing for June 8, 2004 at 9:30 a.m. to consider levying an assessment for additional parcels to be annexed, Walnut Creek area. (County Service Area L-100 Funds) (District III)

 

Honors & Proclamations

 

C.13    ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/132 proclaiming the month of May 2004 as “Older Americans’ Month and Older Californians’ Month in Contra Costa County,” as recommended by the Employment and Human Services Department.  (All Districts)

 

Ordinances

 

C.14    ADOPT Ordinance No. 2004-11, introduced April 20, 2004, exempting from the Merit System the class of Director of Hazardous Materials Programs-Exempt, as recommended by the Human Resources Director.  (All Districts)

 

C.15    INTRODUCE amendments to County Ordinance code to raise the informal bidding limit for public projects from $50,000 to $100,000 consistent with the State Public Contract Code, WAIVE reading, and FIX May 11, 2004 for adoption, as recommended by the General Services Director.  (All Districts)

 

Appointments & Resignations

 

C.16    ACCEPT resignations of Maria E. Rivera, District I, and Marianne Barnes Aude, District II, from the Contra Costa County Merit Board; DECLARE vacant the District I and II seats and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancies; and REQUEST the assistance of the Board of Supervisors to work together to fill these seats as expeditiously as possible, as recommended by the Contra Costa County Merit Board.  (All Districts)

 

C.17    APPOINT Joanna Kim-Selby to the Local Committee El Cerrito seat on the Advisory Council on Aging, as recommended by the Advisory Council on Aging.  (District I)

 

C.18    ACCEPT resignation of Randy Perkins from the Workforce Development Board, DECLARE vacant the Business #13 seat, and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy, as recommended by the Workforce Development Board.  (All Districts)

 

C.19    ACCEPT resignations of Sharon Barone and Doris Denson Belcher from the Contra Costa Commission for Women, DECLARE vacant the At Large #1 and At Large #4 seats, and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancies, as recommended by the Contra Costa Commission for Women.  (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.20    AUTHORIZE the County Librarian to apply for and execute contracts to accept grant funding from six specified foundations for the Contra Costa Reads! Program in the total amount of $155,000 and Teen Reading Program in the total amount of $70,000 for fiscal year 2004/2005.  (No County match) (All Districts)

 

C.21    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Siskyou Hospital (dba Fairchild Medical Center) to pay the County a minimum amount of $50,160 for the Contra Costa Health Plan to continue to provide advice nurse services to Fairchild Medical Center Health Plan members for the period June 1, 2004 through May 31, 2005.  (No County Funds)  (All Districts)

                                                                           

 

C.22    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources & Services Administration to increase the payment limit by $6,684 to a new payment limit of $278,920 representing an increase in the Ryan White Title III Early Intervention Planning Grant to expand outpatient medical services to low income HIV positive recipients of medical services in West Contra Costa County, with no change in the term of July 1, 2003 through June 30, 2004.  (No County Match)  (Districts I and II)

 

C.23    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Building Inspection Director to execute a contract with the City of San Pablo for the County to administer the City’s Housing Rehabilitation Loan Program using City Redevelopment funds for the period May 4, 2004 through June 30, 2005; and AUTHORIZE the Deputy Director-Redevelopment to execute a Project Agreement amendment with the City of San Pablo to add the County Building Inspection Department as the new program administrator.  (City Redevelopment funds and County CDBG funds) (District I)

 

APPROVE and AUTHORIZE execution of agreements between the County and the following parties as noted for the purchase of equipment and/or services:

 

C.24    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Building Inspection Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Bud and Ray’s Appliance in an amount not to exceed $85,000 for the purchase and installation of gas stoves for the period May 1, 2004 through May 1, 2006.  (100% State Weatherization Program Funds) (All Districts)

 

C.25    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Development Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Darwin Myers Associates, effective April 27, 2004, to increase the payment limit by $25,000 to a new payment limit of $110,000 to provide peak workload planning services, with no change in the term through June 30, 2004.  (Applicant fees) (All Districts)

 

C.26    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Shield Healthcare, Inc., to increase the payment limit by $5,000 to a new payment limit of $55,000 to provide additional funding for non-medical equipment and oral nutritional supplements under the Multipurpose Senior Services Program, with no change in the term of July 1, 2002 through June 30, 2004.  (Budgeted, 100% State)  (All Districts)

 

C.27    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Nulinx International, Inc., in the amount of $36,000 to continue to provide maintenance of a customized Internet-based server platform for data input and retrieval for federally mandated family and child assessments for the period May 1, 2004 through April 30, 2005.  (Budgeted, 50.67% Federal Head Start Grant, 49.33% California Department of Education)  (All Districts)

 

C.28    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Nightingale of Contra Costa, L.L.C., in an amount not to exceed $110,000 to continue to provide temporary in-home health care for AIDS patients for the period July 1, 2004 through June 30, 2005.  (Budgeted, 100% Federal Funds) (All Districts)

 

C.29    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with the Twin Medical Transaction Services, Inc., at the rate of $15 per account plus commission to provide financial consulting services on Medi-Cal reimbursements and/or credits for the period May 1, 2004 through April 30, 2005.  (Budgeted, 100% Revenue Offset by Third Party payers)  (All Districts)

 

C.30    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute contracts to continue to provide Medi-Cal mental health specialty services for the period May 1, 2004 through June 30, 2006.  (Budgeted, 100% State/Federal FFP Medi-Cal)  (All Districts)

 

Contractor                                                       Amount Not to Exceed

            Virginia Horton, LCSW                                    $50,000

            Camille Nichols, MFT                                                       $50,000

            Lisa Sonin Larsen, Psy.D.                                                 $50,000

Peggie Wiseman, LCSW                                                   $50,000

Laura Sousa, MFT                                                            $50,000

 

C.31    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Russell Schulze, M.D., in an amount not to exceed $93,000 to continue to provide orthopedic surgery services to patients at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center for the period June 1, 2004 through May 31, 2005.  (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 13.5% County, 86.5% Patient/Third Party Revenues)  (All Districts)

 

C.32    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with CorVel, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $300,000 to continue to provide claims processing and negotiation services for the Contra Costa Health Plan for the period May 1, 2004 through April 30, 2005.  (Budgeted, Enterprise II: 6.3% County, 93.7% Contra Costa Health Plan Member Premiums)  (All Districts)

 

C.33    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Choice Medical Clinic, Inc. (dba Choice Medical Group), in an amount not to exceed $120,000 to provide gynecology services to Contra Costa Health Plan members for the period April 1, 2004 through June 30, 2007.  (Budgeted, Enterprise II: 6.3% County, 93.7% Contra Costa Health Plan Member Premiums)  (All Districts)

            RELISTED to an undetermined date consideration to approve the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Choice

Medical Clinic, Inc. (dba Choice Medical Group), in an amount not to exceed $120,000 to provide gynecology services to Contra Costa Health Plan members for the period April 1, 2004 through June 30, 2007

 

C.34    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Selim T. Koseoglu, M.D. (dba Childeye Medical Associates, Inc.), in an amount not to exceed $48,000 to provide professional ophthalmology services to Contra Costa Health Plan members for the period April 1, 2004 through March 31, 2007.  (Budgeted, Enterprise II: 6.3% County, 93.7% Contra Costa Health Plan Member Premiums)  (All Districts)

RELISTED to an undetermined date consideration to approve the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Selim T. Koseoglu, M.D. (dba Childeye Medical Associates, Inc.), in an amount not to exceed $48,000 to provide professional ophthalmology services to

Contra Costa Health Plan members for the period April 1, 2004 through March 31, 2007.

 

C.35    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Mercer Human Resource Consulting, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $150,000 to provide actuarial consulting services for the period March 1, 2004 through February 29, 2005.   (Budgeted, Enterprise II: 6.3% County, 93.7% Contra Costa Health Plan Member Premiums)  (All Districts)

 

C.36    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Resource Development Associates, Inc., effective April 1, 2004, to increase the payment limit by $23,400 to a new payment limit of $42,150 and to extend the term from July 31 to December 31, 2004 to provide additional technical assistance with the Mental Health Division Information System and Family Data Archive.  (Budgeted, 44% Federal Spirit of Caring, 56% Stuart Foundation)  (All Districts)

 

C.37    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Delta Personnel Services, Inc. (dba Guardian Security Agency), effective April 30, 2004, to extend the term from April 30 to July 31, 2004 with no change in the original payment limit of $300,000 to provide uniformed security officers to control unauthorized visitors at various County sites.  (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 13.5% County, 86.5% Patient/Third Party Revenues)  (All Districts)

 

 C.38   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute an Unpaid Student Training Agreement with Regents of the University of California, on behalf of the University of California San Francisco, to provide field instruction and experience in physical therapy at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center and the Contra Costa Health Centers to University of California San Francisco students for the period June 1, 2004 through May 31, 2007.  (No County Funds)  (All Districts)

 

C.39    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Michael Liu in the amount of $43,000 to continue to provide computer technician and network support services for the period May 1 through December 31, 2004.  (Budgeted, 100% Federal/State)  (All Districts)

 

Leases

 

C.40    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the General Services Director, or designee, to execute a one year lease renewal, commencing March 1, 2004, with General Truck Drivers, Warehousemen, Helpers and Automotive Employees of Contra Costa County for office space at 2727 Alhambra Avenue, Martinez, for occupancy by the Health Services Department.  ($32,604 annual cost budgeted) (District II)

                                                                         

 

C.41    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the General Services Director, or designee, to execute a one year lease renewal, commencing March 1, 2004, with General Truck Drivers, Warehousemen, Helpers and Automotive Employees of Contra Costa County for parking spaces at 2727 Alhambra Avenue, Martinez, for use by the Health Services Department.  ($12,000 annual cost budgeted) (District II)

 

C.42    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the General Services Director, or designee, to execute a lease amendment on behalf of the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District with Garrett Gill for the premises at 134 Oak Street, Brentwood to extend the lease term one year, through July 31, 2005.  ($32,880 annual cost budgeted) (District III)   

 

C.43    EXERCISE the first option for a one-year extension of the lease with Gerald James Jeffry, Eugene H. Ross and Marjorie A. Ross in the amount of $5,045 per month for the period of July 1, 2004 through June 30, 2005 for the premises at 900 Thompson Street, Martinez for continued occupancy by the Sheriff-Coroner.  ($60,540 annual cost budgeted) (District II)

 

C.44    EXERCISE the first option for a two-year extension of the lease with ABCO Laboratories, Inc., in the amount of $17,005 per month for the period of August 1, 2004 through July 31, 2006 for the premises at 2377 Stanwell Drive, Concord for continued occupancy by the Employment and Human Services Department.  ($204,060 annual cost budgeted) (All Districts)

 

Other Actions

 

C.45    DESIGNATE East County DUI, Future Solutions, Alcohol and Drug Abuse Council of Contra Costa, Inc., and Occupational Health Services, Inc., as providers of multiple offender DUI (driving under the influence) program services, at no additional cost to the clients, as recommended by the Health Services Director.  (All Districts)

 

C.46    AUTHORIZE the Fish and Wildlife Committee to transfer up to $5,000 from the Fish and Wildlife Propagation Fund to the Community Development Department to design, print, and distribute brochures that inform County residents about how to deal with wildlife in urban settings, as recommended by the Committee.  (All Districts)

 

C.47    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the General Services Director, or designee, to execute a Subordination, Attornment, and Nondisturbance Agreement with Washington Mutual Bank for the premises at 3501 Lone Tree Way, Suites 2 and 4 and 3505 Lone Tree Way, Suites 1, 3 and 4, Antioch.  (District V)

 

C.48    RATIFY designation of Laura Lockwood, Capital Facilities and Debt Management Director, as the County Construction Administrator with signature authority for contracts, contract amendments, invoices, progress reports and other documents related to the Contra Costa County Juvenile Hall Expansion Project, as recommended by the County Administrator.  (All Districts)

 

Redevelopment Agency

 

C.49    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Redevelopment Director to execute a contract with Youth Activities Development Associates of Rodeo and Crockett, in the amount of $10,000 to provide administrative oversight and stipends for a youth newsletter project in conjunction with the Rodeo Waterfront Assessment Process, for the period May 1, 2004 through December 31, 2005.  (Federal funds) (District II)

 

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 Mark DeSaulnier and John Gioia) - meets on the second and fourth Mondays of the month at 2:00 P.M. in Room 105, County Administration Building, 651 Pine Street, Martinez.

 

The Finance Committee (Supervisors John Gioia and Millie Greenberg) - meets on the fourth Monday of the month at 11:30 A.M. in Room 108, County Administration Building, 651 Pine Street, Martinez.

 

The Internal Operations Committee  (Supervisors Gayle B. Uilkema and Mark DeSaulnier) - meets on the first and third Mondays of the month at  9:00 A.M. in Room 105, County Administration Building, 651 Pine Street, Martinez.

 

The Transportation, Water & Infrastructure Committee  (Supervisors Millie Greenberg and Gayle B. Uilkema) - meets on the second Monday of the month at 1:30 P.M. in Room 108, County Administration Building, 651 Pine Street, Martinez.

 

 

Internal Operations Committee

05-03-04

9:00 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, April 27, 2004, 9:30 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. 2000/698 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.             Wayne Simpson v. Contra Costa County, Contra Costa Superior Court No. C 03-1223 

2.             Charles Evans II v. Gilmore, et al., U. S. District Court No. C 03-0643 MEJ