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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, August 10, 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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9:00 A.M.       Convene and announce adjournment to Closed Session, Room 105.

By unanimous vote, with all Supervisors present, the Board appointed Glen Howell to the position of  Director of Animal Services.

 

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

 

Inspirational Thought  -  “It is a mistake to look too far ahead.  Only one link in the chain of destiny can be handled at a time.”  ~Winston Churchill

 

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

                

HOUSING AUTHORITY CONSENT ITEMS  Approved as listed. 

 

HA.1  ACCEPT the Investment Report of the Contra Costa Housing Authority for the quarter ending June 30, 2004 as required by state law, as recommended by the Executive Director.  (All Districts)

        

HA.2  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Housing Authority Executive Director, or designee, to execute a contract with the Contra Costa County Sheriff’s Department to pay the County an amount not to exceed $138,000 to provide dedicated security personnel at Housing Authority projects for the period April 1, 2004 through March 31, 2005.  (All Districts) (Consider with C.16)

 

9:35 A.M.

 

PRESENTATIONS   Approved as listed. 

 

PR.1   PRESENTATION to adopt Resolution No. 2004/428 honoring Specialist Shaun A. Ainsworth, U.S. Army, for his service to our Country as part of the Sentinels of Freedom Program.  (Supervisor Greenberg) (All Districts)

 

PR.2   PRESENTATION to adopt Resolution No. 2004/429 recognizing Danica Northend, Eric Bridges and Mitchell Kell for their production of a public service announcement to promote driver safety on Vasco Road.  (Supervisor Greenberg) (All Districts)

 

PR.3   PRESENTATION to adopt Resolution No. 2004/430 honoring the Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame (BASHOF) for their work with youth sports.  (Supervisor Uilkema) (All Districts)

 

9:45 A.M.

 

SHORT DISCUSSION ITEMS - The Board will consider and take action on the following items: Approved as listed except as noted below:

 

SD.1   CONSIDER any Consent Items previously removed.

 

SD.2   CONSIDER allocation of CCFuture Funds to Children’s Mental Health and Zero Tolerance for Domestic Violence Initiative.  (Supervisor DeSaulnier) (All Districts)

ALLOCATED CCFuture Funds to Children’s Mental Health ($675,00 per year) and Zero Tolerance for Domestic Violence Initiative ($225,000 per year), said allocations to be considered loans which would be repaid, or would be forgiven if the program successfully documents positive client results and cost effectiveness consistent with the guidelines of the CCFuture Fund

 

SD.3   CONSIDER directing the General Services Director to initiate a five percent preference to Contra Costa County vendors on all sealed bids or proposals except with respect to those contracts which state law requires to be granted to the lowest bidder.  (Supervisor DeSaulnier) (All Districts)

REFERRED to Internal Operations Committee the matter of directing the General Services Director to initiate a policy for a five percent preference to Contra Costa County vendors on all sealed bids or proposals except with respect to those contracts which state law requires to be granted to the lowest bidder, and review of an ordinance to be drafted by County Counsel to enact this policy.

 

SD.4   HEARING to consider adoption of Resolution No. 2004/426 which adds a permit fee for the Clean Water Program at the rate of  0.15% of the improvement value of certain building permits and directs the Public Works, Community Development, and  Building Inspection Departments to report to the Finance Committee on the actual costs and revenue one year following the implementation of the fee.  (Rich Lierly, Public Works Department) (All Districts)

CLOSED the public hearing; and ADOPTED Resolution No. 2004/426 adding a permit fee for the Clean Water Program at the rate of  0.15% of the improvement value of certain building permits and directing the Public Works, Community Development, and  Building Inspection Departments to report to the Finance Committee on the actual costs and revenue one year following the implementation of the fee.

 

SD.5   CONSIDER directing the County Administrator to provide a report to the Board of Supervisors regarding the dissolution of the Contra Costa Convention and Visitors Bureau, and directing the County Counsel to advise the Board regarding any actions necessary to protect the County's legal and financial interests in terms of the County's contract with the Bureau.  (Supervisor DeSaulnier) (District IV)

DIRECTED the County Administrator to provide a report or update to the Board of Supervisors regarding the dissolution of the Contra Costa Convention and Visitors Bureau within 30 days; and  DIRECTED County Counsel to advise the Board regarding any actions necessary to protect the County's legal and financial interests in terms of the County's contract with the Bureau.

 

SD.6   CONSIDER directing the County Administrator to assess the length of time it takes to respond to a request for public records and report back to the Board of Supervisors its findings and any recommendations to expedite the process; and DIRECT the County Counsel to prepare a summary for distribution to certain County employees of an individual’s rights to public records.  (Supervisor DeSaulnier) (All Districts)

 

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

 

D.1        PUBLIC  COMMENT.  (3 Minutes/Speaker) There were no requests to speak. Written comments for the record were provided by John Anderson, Bay Area Rescue Mission, 2114 Macdonald Avenue, Richmond.

 

D.2     CONSIDER approving the County Administrator's recommendations for Phase II 2004/2005 Budget rebalancing and directing the County Administrator to return to the Board of Supervisors on August 17, 2004 with specific appropriation and position adjustments to effect the rebalancing.  (John Sweeten, County Administrator) (All Districts)

APPROVED the County Administrator's recommendations for Phase II 2004/2005 Budget rebalancing and DIRECTED the County Administrator to return to the Board of Supervisors on August 17, 2004 with specific appropriation and position adjustments to effect the rebalancing; and information and options including a timeline for the previously requested Management Review.

 

ADJOURNED to conduct meeting of the Contra Costa County Open Space Funding Authority Meeting; said meeting is CONTINUED to August 17, 2004 at 11:00 a.m.

 

RECONVENED  as the Board of Supervisors.

 

Closed Session

 

1:00 P.M.     Adjourn to the Contra Costa County Open Space Funding Authority Meeting

 

1:15 P.M.     Reconvene

 

D.3     CONSIDER approving the Request for Proposals for emergency ambulance services covering all areas of the County currently served by American Medical Response, and authorizing the Health Services Department to conduct a competitive selection process for provision of such services.  (Art Lathrop, Health Services Department) (All Districts) 

APPROVED the Request for Proposal (RFP) for emergency ambulance services covering all areas of the County currently served by American Medical Response, as modified today to include an optional County bidding item related to response time standards for the quick response vehicles for East County; AUTHORIZED the Health Services Department to conduct a competitive selection process for provision of such services; ORDERED the date of the bidding conference to be changed to September 6, 2004; SPECIFIED that the selection panel comprise ten members; one representing each of the following:  Fire Chiefs' Association; Police Chiefs' Association; Public Managers' Association; Hospital Council; Emergency Room physician (trauma center preferred); Local 1230 field firefighter/paramedic; field paramedic from AMR legally-certified bargaining unit; emergency medical services administrator from outside Contra Costa County selected by Dr. Walker; Emergency Room nurse from outside Contra Costa County selected by Dr. Walker; consumer from the Emergency Medical Care Committee selected by Dr. Walker; and DIRECTED that the RFP be modified by staff to eliminate any inconsistencies that result from the preceding actions

 

2:00 P.M.

 

D.4     HEARING to adopt Ordinance No. 2004-33 to modify and extend the Interim Urgency Ordinance establishing a moratorium on issuance of certain building permits in the Kensington area.  (Catherine Kutsuris, Community Development Department) (District I)   

CLOSED the public hearing; and ADOPTED Ordinance No. 2004-33 to modify and extend the Interim Urgency Ordinance establishing a moratorium on issuance of certain building permits in the Kensington area, as modified this day to delete a phrase referencing building permit applications in Section IV. EXEMPTION (b) “..that does not include an expansion of conditioned space,” and to delete this related sentence: “Conditioned Space” has the meaning set forth in Title 24, California Code of Regulations, Part 6, Section 101.; FOUND that the extension and modification of the Urgency Interim Ordinance is exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act; and DIRECTED the Community Development Department to file a Notice of Exemption.

 

 

Adjourn in memory of Ariana Williams of Oakley

 

 

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

08-16-04

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.

 

 

 

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. 2004/431 approving and authorizing the Public Works Director, or designee, to fully close a portion of Maple Lane on September 26, 2004 from 12:00 p.m. through 5:00 p.m., for the purpose of a block party, Walnut Creek area. (District II)

 

C.2     ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/432 approving and authorizing the Public Works Director, or designee, to fully close a portion of Pomona Street on October 2, 2004 from 10:00 a.m. through 12:30 p.m., for the purpose of the Festival on the Strait Parade, Crockett area. (District II)

 

C.3     APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Principal Real Property Agent to execute the Relocation Assistance Claim forms with Chipman Corporation, a storage facility located on Bliss Avenue, for moving expenses totaling $4,330, and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to charge the Project the sum of $4,330 in connection with the State Route 4 East, Railroad Avenue to Loveridge Road Project, Pittsburg area. (Contra Costa Transportation Authority Funds) (District V)

 

C.4     APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Sanli, Pastore and Hill, effective July 27, 2004, to increase the payment limit by $13,000 to a new payment limit of $107,000 for appraisal and expert witness services in connection with the State Route 4 East, Railroad Avenue to Loveridge Road Project, Pittsburg area. (Contra Costa Transportation Authority Funds) (District V)

 

Special Districts & County Airports

 

C.5     ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/433 approving the conveyance of the Flood Control and Water Conservation District’s (District) surplus property to the Contra Costa Water District for trail purposes, determining that the project is exempt from the requirements of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) under State CEQA Guidelines, Section 15312, and authorizing the Chair, Board of Supervisors, to execute a Quitclaim Deed on behalf of the District, Antioch area.  (No funds involved) (District V)

 

C.6     APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Honda Landscape & Maintenance, Inc., in the amount of $64,500 to provide landscape and grounds maintenance for the Lighting and Landscaping Assessment District LL-2, Zone 38, for the period June 14, 2004 through June 30, 2006, Rodeo area. (Lighting and Landscaping Assessment District LL-2, Zone 38 Funds) (District II)

 

C.7     APPROVE and AUTHORIZE Richard D. Short, Kleinfelder, Inc., General Manager of the Blackhawk Geologic Hazard Abatement District (GHAD), to execute a contract with Dover Construction in the amount of $173,806 to provide on-call maintenance services for the Blackhawk GHAD for the period July 1, 2004 through June 30, 2005, Danville area. (County Service Area M-23 Funds) (District III)

 

C.8     APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Chief, East Contra Costa Fire Protection District (ECCFPD), to execute a contract with Citygate Associates, L.L.C., in the amount of $59,772 to develop a “Fire Service and EMS Master Plan” for ECCFPD, and DIRECT the Fire Chief to work with the District III and V Supervisors to develop an ad hoc Master Plan Work Group comprised of representatives from the local communities within the ECCFPD.  (Districts III, V)

 

Claims, Collections & Litigation

 

C.9     DENY claims of Donald Douglas; Min Qing Deng; Cheryl Hoyle; and Shelly D. Ray.  (All Districts)

 

Appointments & Resignations

 

C.10   RE-APPOINT Alan Smith as the District IV representative to the County Library Commission, as recommended by Supervisor DeSaulnier.  (District IV)

 

C.11   RE-APPOINT Harold Parsley as the District IV-A representative to the Alcohol and Other Drugs Advisory Board, as recommended by Supervisor DeSaulnier.  (District IV)

 

C.12   DECLARE vacant the At Large - General seat on the Public and Environmental Health Advisory Board currently held by Lucille Swancer, and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy, as recommended by the Health Services Director.  (All Districts)

 

C.13   ACCEPT resignations of Sandi Potter and Leticia Moore from the Hazardous Materials Commission, DECLARE vacant City #2 and City #2 Alternate seats, and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancies, as recommended by the Hazardous Materials Commission.  (All Districts)

 

C.14   APPROVE the medical staff appointments and reappointments as recommended by the Medical Executive Committee on July 19, 2004.  (All Districts)

 

Personnel Actions

 

C.15   ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 19747 adding four Victim/Witness Assistance Program Specialist positions and one Clerk-Experienced Level position in the District Attorney’s Office.  (100% State Office of Emergency Services funds) (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.16   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Sheriff-Coroner, or designee, to execute a contract with the Housing Authority of the County of Contra Costa in an amount not to exceed $138,000 to provide dedicated security personnel at Housing Authority projects for the period April 1, 2004 through March 31, 2005.  (All Districts) (Consider with HA.2)

 

 C.17   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Sheriff-Coroner, or designee, to execute a contract with the City of Antioch to provide the City with forensic services in consideration for reimbursement of average actual costs, as determined by the Sheriff for the period July 1, 2004 until terminated by either the County or the City.  (District V) 

 

C.18   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 Emergency Services in the amount of $488,498 for funding of the Victim/Witness Assistance Program for the period July 1, 2004 through June 30, 2005.  (Federal/State funds-no local match) (All Districts)

 

C.19   ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/434 approving and authorizing 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 Department of Insurance in the amount of $381,643 for the Automobile Insurance Fraud Prosecution Project for the period July 1, 2004 through June 30, 2005.  (State funds-budgeted) (All Districts)

 

C.20   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to apply for and accept funding from the California Health Advocates in the amount of $6,000 to support Health Insurance Counseling and Advocacy Program’s “Strengthening California’s Counseling Infrastructure for Medicare Benefits” for the period July 1, 2004 through June 30, 2005.  (No County match)  (All Districts)

 

C.21   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 $23,302 to a new payment limit of $3,061,788 to reflect budget adjustments and reduction of Medi-Cal reimbursement funds to ombudsman programs under the Older Americans Act, Title IIIB, IIIC, IIID and Title VII for fiscal year 2003/2004.  (No County match)  (All Districts)

 

C.22   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with the State Department of Health Services Office of AIDS, effective July 1, 2003, to decrease the payment limit by $148,613 to a new payment limit of $4,562,857 and to make technical adjustments to the rate structure of the contract to reflect decreased support to the AIDS Education and Prevention Program, with no change in the original term of July 1, 2001 through June 30, 2004.  (No County match)  (All Districts)

 

C.23   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with the State Department of Health Services to pay the County an amount not to exceed $13,209 per client per year to provide services under the AIDS Medi-Cal Waiver Program for the period January 1, 2004 through December 31, 2006.  (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.24   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Sheriff-Coroner, or designee, to execute a contract with Roger Draper in an amount not to exceed $20,800 to assist with the Stolen Vehicle Program for the period July 1 through December 31, 2004.  (100% State Vehicle Theft Program)  (All Districts)

 

C.25   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Building Inspection Director , or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Attri and Associates, effective August 1, 2004, to increase the payment limit by $30,000 to a new payment limit of $70,000 to provide additional plan review services, with no change in the original term of March 1, 2004 through February 29, 2005.  (100% Plan Review Fees) (All Districts)

 

C.26   AUTHORIZE the Community Development Director, to execute a contract with Contra Costa County Redevelopment Agency to pay the County $35,000 for technical assistance on five County redevelopment projects for fiscal year 2004/2005.  (All Districts) (See C.51) 

 

C.27   APPROVE the fiscal year 2004/2005 Keller Canyon Landfill Mitigation allocations in the amount of $1,815,962 for specified projects, and APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the County Administrator, or designee, to execute specified contracts associated with the projects, as recommended by Supervisor Glover.  (Keller Canyon Landfill Mitigation funds) (District V)

 

C.28   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Childcare Careers, Inc., effective August 1, 2004, to increase the payment limit by $75,000 to a new payment limit of $110,000 to provide additional qualified teachers at the George Miller Centers to provide coverage during temporary staff absences, vacations, and to cover vacant positions, with no change in the original term of April 1, 2004 through March 31, 2005.  (Budgeted, 90% State, 10% County)  (All Districts)

 

C.29   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Martha McGhee in an amount not to exceed $58,552 to continue to provide consulting services, including ensuring compliance with federal billing regulations, reviewing accounts receivable processes and training staff on proper billing procedures, for the period August 1, 2004 through July 31, 2005.  (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 12.6% County, 87.4% Patient/Third Party Revenues)  (All Districts)

 

C.30   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with La Cheim School, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $322,215 to continue to provide intensive day treatment and mental health services to mentally and emotionally disturbed children and adolescents, as required under AB 3632, for the period July 1 through December 31, 2004, including an automatic extension through June 30, 2005 in an amount not to exceed $322,215.  (Budgeted, 50% Federal Medi-Cal, 50% State EPSDT)  (All Districts)

 

C.31   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with Sunrise House, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $317,760 to continue to provide drug and alcohol residential and day treatment services to addicted individuals for the period July 1, 2004 through June 30, 2005.  (Budgeted, 91.8% Federal Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment Funds, 8.2% County Alternatives to General Assistance Program Funds)  (All Districts)

 

 

C.32   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with Telecare, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $1,128,101 to continue to provide subacute care to severely and persistently mentally ill clients for the period July 1, 2004 through June 30, 2005, including an automatic extension through December 31, 2005 in an amount not to exceed $564,053.  (Budgeted, 100% Mental Health Realignment)  (All Districts)

 

C.33   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute contracts to provide on-call inpatient psychiatric services to patients at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center, including clinic coverage, consultation, and on-call coverage services, for the period August 1, 2004 through July 31, 2007.  (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 12.6% County, 87.4% Patient/Third Party Revenues)  (All Districts)

 

Contractor Amount Not to Exceed
Janak R. Sachdev, M.D. $101,376
Neelam Sachdev, M.D. $101,376
Anthony Coppola, M.D. $112,896

 

C.34   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Ramon Berguer, M.D., effective August 1, 2004, to increase the payment limit by $24,000 to a new payment limit of $964,000 to provide an additional level of services to act as the Chief of Surgery, with no change in the original term of January 1, 2004 through December 31, 2006.  (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 12.6% County, 87.4% Patient/Third Party Revenues)  (All Districts)

 

C.35   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Richard Nagle, M.D., in an amount not to exceed $226,800 to continue to provide professional neurosurgery services to patients at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center, including consultation, training, weekday and weekend on-call coverage services, and medical and/or surgical procedures, for the period September 1, 2004 through August 31, 2007.  (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 12.6% County, 87.4% Patient/Third Party Revenues)  (All Districts)

 

C.36   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with George Lee, M.D., in an amount not to exceed $990,000 to continue to provide professional anesthesiology services to patients at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center, including consultation, training, in-house on-call coverage for the General and Obstetric Units, and medical and/or surgical procedures for the period September 1, 2004 through August 31, 2007.  (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 12.6% County, 87.4% Patient/Third Party Revenues)  (All Districts)

 

C.37   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute contracts with 24 medical professionals, as specified, each in an amount not to exceed $50,000 to continue to provide Medi-Cal specialty mental health services for the period July 1, 2004 through June 30, 2006.  (Budgeted, 49% State, 51% Federal FFP Medi-Cal)  (All Districts)

 

Other Actions

 

C.38   ADD the Physicians and Dentists Union, the Western Council of Engineers, and the United Chief Officers Association to the rotation for the existing union seats on the Equal Employment Opportunity Advisory Council, as recommended by the Affirmative Action Officer.  (All Districts)

 

C.39   SET the Special Tax for Police Services in the County Services Areas P-2 Zone A (Blackhawk), P-2 Zone B (Alamo), and P-5 Roundhill for the Fiscal Year 2004/2005, as recommended by the Sheriff-Coroner.  (District III)

 

C.40   DECLARE as surplus, and AUTHORIZE the Purchasing Agent, or designee, to dispose of vehicles and equipment no longer needed for public use, as recommended by the General Services Director.  (All Districts)

 

C.41   AUTHORIZE the Fish and Wildlife Committee to host the fifth Annual BBQ for law enforcement agencies to discuss fish and wildlife related regulations in Contra Costa County, and to spend no more than $600 from the Fish and Wildlife Propagation Fund for this purpose, as recommended by the Committee.  (All Districts)

 

C.42   ACCEPT the County Auditor-Controller’s audit on the activities of the County Treasury and the Treasury Oversight Committee as required by Government Section 27134, and ACCEPT the Treasurer’s response to the audit, as recommended by the Treasurer-Tax Collector.  (All Districts)

 

C.43   AUTHORIZE expenditure of $5,000 from the Dougherty Valley Regional Enhancement Fund to match contributions by the City of San Ramon, the Town of Danville, and the San Ramon Valley Unified School District to implement the "Street Smarts" traffic program, as recommended by Supervisor Greenberg.  (District III)

 

C.44   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Sheriff’s Emergency Services Division to join in a multi-jurisdictional planning effort with ABAG (Association of Bay Area Governments) to develop a local hazard mitigation plan and submit a Letter of Intent to the State Office of Emergency Services in compliance with the Disaster Mitigation Act of 2000.  (All Districts)

 

C.45   RECEIVE the 2003 Annual Report submitted by the Crockett/Carquinez Fire Protection District’s Fire Advisory Commissioners and REFER to the County Administrator and Human Resources Director for study of the Commissioners’ recommendation to consider a pay increase for volunteer firefighters of the Crockett/Carquinez Fire Protection District and report back to the Board of Supervisors with any recommendations, as recommended by Supervisor Uilkema.  (District II)

 

C.46   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 users in Contra Costa County.  (All Districts)

 

C.47   CONTINUE the emergency action originally taken by the Board of Supervisors on November 16, 1999 regarding the issue of homelessness in Contra Costa County.  (All Districts)

 

C.48   CONTINUE the emergency action taken by the Board on April 6, 2004, pursuant to Public Contract Code Sections 22035 and 22050, to complete the Contra Costa County Animal Services Facility at 4800 Imhoff Place, Martinez, for the Animal Services Department, as recommended by the General Services Director. (District II)

 

C.49   CONTINUE the emergency action originally taken by the Board on November 18, 2003 on the Juvenile Hall Addition Project, as recommended by the County Administrator. (All Districts)

 

C.50   CONTINUE the emergency action originally taken by the Board of Supervisors on August 5, 2003 regarding the construction of the Asbury Graphite Wastewater System as recommended by the Public Works Director, Hercules area. (Contra Costa Transportation Authority Funds) (District II)

 

Redevelopment Agency

 

C.51   AUTHORIZE the Redevelopment Director, on behalf of the Contra Costa County Redevelopment Agency, to execute a contract with Contra Costa County in the amount of $35,000 for technical assistance on five County redevelopment projects for fiscal year 2004/2005.  (100% Redevelopment Agency funds) (All Districts) (See C.26)

 

 

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. 

 

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, August 10, 2004, 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. 2004/196, including its Exhibits), unrepresented nursing classification employees, and all other unrepresented agency employees.

 

B.          PUBLIC EMPLOYEE APPOINTMENT

Animal Services Director