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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 17, 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 Supervisor Gioia absent, the Board voted to initiate litigation. Once the suit is formally commenced, the action, the defendants and the particulars will be disclosed to any person upon inquiry. 

 

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

 

Inspirational Thought  -  “All daring starts within.”  ~Unknown

 

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    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Housing Authority Executive Director to execute a contract with the City of Pittsburg Police Department in an amount not to exceed $115,580 to provide dedicated security personnel at the El Pueblo housing development in Pittsburg for the period April 1, 2004 through March 31, 2005.  (Housing Authority Capital Fund) (District V)  

 

9:35 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    HEARING on the administrative appeal of Jason Struthers from the Sheriff-Coroner’s Department denial of Cardroom Employee Work Permit.  (Commander Jim Nichols, Sheriff-Coroner’s Department) (All Districts)

CLOSED the public hearing; and APPROVED the issuance of a Cardroom Employee Work Permit to Jason Struthers by the Sheriff-Coroner’s Department. 

 

SD.3    CONSIDER endorsing a recommendation to the Bay Area Rapid Transit District (BART) to modify the name of the Pleasant Hill BART Station to Pleasant Hill/Contra Costa Centre BART Station and requesting that "Pleasant Hill" remain a part of the station name in perpetuity.  (Supervisor DeSaulnier)   (District IV)

ENDORSED a recommendation to the Bay Area Rapid Transit District (BART) to modify the name of the Pleasant Hill BART Station to Pleasant Hill/Contra Costa Centre BART Station and requesting that "Pleasant Hill" remain a part of the station name in perpetuity; and DIRECTED County Administrator, and the Office of District IV to work with City of Pleasant Hill. (AYES:  III, IV, V; NOES:  II;  ABSENT:  I;  ABSTAIN:  None)

 

SD.4    HEARING on the appeal of Alfred A. Affinito (Owner) from the decision of the County Abatement Officer declaring a public nuisance on property located at 6111 Kirker Pass Road, Pittsburg.  (Greg Staffelbach, Building Inspection Department) (District V)

CONTINUED to September 28, 2004 at 9:30 a.m. the public hearing on the appeal of Alfred A. Affinito (Owner) from the decision of the County Abatement Officer declaring a public nuisance on property located at 6111 Kirker Pass Road, Pittsburg. 

 

SD.5    HEARING on the appeal of Robin A. Manzenko (Owner) from the decision of the County Abatement Officer declaring a public nuisance on property located at 2388 Dolan Way, San Pablo.  (Tyrone Ridgle, Building Inspection Department) (District I) To be continued to September 14, 2004.  

CONTINUED to September 14, 2004 the hearing on the appeal of Robin A. Manzenko (Owner) from the decision of the County Abatement Officer declaring a public nuisance on property located at 2388 Dolan Way, San Pablo.

 

SD.6    CONSIDER accepting oral report from the County Administrator on the time frame and cost for conducting a study of the County’s management structure.  (John Sweeten, County Administrator) (All Districts)

HEARD the oral report from the County Administrator on the time frame and cost for conducting a study of the County’s management structure.

 

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:

Deedee Ferro, ACORN, 23 Island View, Bay Point,  on issues of safety in Bay Point, including speed bumps and school crossing guards;

 

Christine Tinley, ACORN, 77 Delta Drive, Bay Point, on safety issues in Bay Point;

 

Arlyn Erdman, Local One, 5034 Blum Road, Martinez regarding lack of available qualified auto mechanics and County hiring procedures and practices in this area;

 

Sunnee Archie, 1111 Ferry Street #956, Martinez left written comments for the Board regarding a reimbursement request to the Housing Authority.

 

D.2      CONSIDER accepting the Phase I Streetlight Acquisition Feasibility Study; declaring the Board of Supervisor’s intent to negotiate with Pacific Gas & Electric Company for acquisition of streetlights in unincorporated area of the County; and directing the Public Works Director, or designee, to take the necessary actions to acquire and assume maintenance of streetlights in the unincorporated area, including executing a contract with Harris & Associates in the amount of $76,000 for consulting services related to acquisition and maintenance of streetlights for completion of Phase IIA for the period August 17, 2004 through August 16, 2006, Countywide.  (Maurice Shiu, Public Works Director) (County Service Area L-100 Funds) (All Districts)

 REFERRED the matter of acquisition and maintenance of streetlights in the unincorporated area of the County to the Transportation, Water and Infrastructure Committee, to return to the Board with recommendations

 

D.3      CONSIDER approving recommendations of the Homeless Continuum of Care Advisory Board and the Health Services Director regarding the ongoing operations of the emergency shelters for single adults and families, and directing the Homeless Program Director to return to the Board of Supervisors on September 14, 2004 with a recommendation regarding the provision of services at the Concord single adult and family shelters and the Martinez family shelter.  (Cynthia Belon, Homeless Program Director) (All Districts)

APPROVED recommendations of the Homeless Continuum of Care Advisory Board and the Health Services Director regarding the ongoing operations of the emergency shelters for single adults and families as follows:  a) that the County select a provider(s) as soon as possible but no later than August 31, 2004, that can and will continue the present services after September 30, 2004, b) that the provider(s) be willing and able to comply with the existing requirements and regulations concerning the present sites, c) that the Board of Supervisors urgently implement and participate in the Homeless Interjurisdictional Inter-Departmental Work Group of the 10 year plan adopted by the Board of Supervisors on June 8, 2004;  and DIRECTED the Homeless Program Director to return to the Board of Supervisors on September 14, 2004 with a recommendation regarding the provision of services at the Concord single adult and family shelters and the Martinez family shelter. 

 

11:00 A.M.    Adjourn to the Contra Costa County Open Space Funding Authority Meeting

CONDUCTED the Contra Costa County Open Space Funding Authority Meeting.

 

12:00 Noon    Reconvene

 

Closed Session

 

1:40 P.M.

 

D.4      HEARING of an appeal of the County Planning Commission decision to deny a variance request to allow a structure height of 44 feet on a portion of the residence that is currently under construction at 270 King Drive in the unincorporated Walnut Creek area.  (Catherine Kutsuris, Community Development Department) (District II) To be continued to September 21, 2004. 

CONTINUED the open hearing to September 21, 2004 at 1:15 p.m. the hearing of an appeal of the County Planning Commission decision to deny a variance request to allow a structure height of 44 feet on a portion of the residence that is currently under construction at 270 King Drive in the unincorporated Walnut Creek area. 

 

D.5      HEARING of an appeal of the East County Regional Planning Commission’s decision to approve a request to construct a new family residence at #5005 Discovery Point Boulevard, in the Discovery Bay area, on a substandard lot with a variance requested to allow a portion of the residence to have three stories (where a maximum of 2-1/2 stories is allowed), and a design review for purposes of determining neighborhood compatibility.  (Catherine Kutsuris, Community Development Department) (District III) To be continued to September 14, 2004.  

CONTINUED to September 14, 2004 at 1:00 p.m. the hearing of an appeal of the East County Regional Planning Commission’s decision to approve a request to construct a new family residence at #5005 Discovery Point Boulevard, in the Discovery Bay area, and a design review for purposes of determining neighborhood compatibility.

 

AJ.1    ADJOURNED in memory of Terrance Kelly, De La Salle student and resident of Richmond.

 

AJ.2    ADJOURNED in memory of Dr. Pina J. Barbieri of Pinole.

 

AJ.3    ADJOURNED in memory of community activist and children’s advocate Kittie Johnson of Pittsburg

 

Contra Costa County Mayors’ Conference

September 2, 2004        6:30 p.m.

Orinda Country Club

315 Camino Sobrante

Orinda, California

 

THE BOARD WILL NOT MEET ON AUGUST 24, 31, AND SEPTEMBER 7, 2004

 

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      FIND and Declare that an emergency exists and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director to proceed in the most expeditious manner with the repair of the San Pablo Avenue Bridge at Rodeo Creek, Rodeo area. (District II) 

 

C.2      APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with David Gates and Associates, effective July 6, 2004, to increase the payment limit by $10,000 to a new payment limit of $85,000 for ongoing landscape architectural services for the Parker Avenue Reconstruction Project, Rodeo area. (Redevelopment Agency Funds) (District II)

 

C.3      ADOPT Traffic Resolution No. 2004/4074 prohibiting parking at all times on the east side of Los Altos Road beginning at a point 475 feet south of the center line Grizzly Peak Boulevard and extending southerly a distance of 65 feet, Kensington area. (District I)

 

C.4      ADOPT Traffic Resolution No. 2004/4075 prohibiting parking at all times except for vehicles of individuals with disabilities (blue curb), on the west side of West Street beginning at a point 30 feet south of the center line of Loring Avenue and extending southerly a distance of 20 feet, Crockett area. (District II)

 

Engineering Services

 

C.5      DA 02-00017:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/436 accepting completion of improvements for project being developed by Shapell Industries of Northern California, a Division of Shapell Industries, Inc., San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.6      DA 03-00027:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/437 approving the subdivision agreement (Right-of-Way Landscaping) for project being developed by Shapell Industries of Northern California, a Division of Shapell Industries, Inc., San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.7      DA 03-00027:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/438 approving the drainage improvement agreement for project being developed by Shapell Industries of Northern California, a Division of Shapell Industries, Inc., a Delaware Corp., San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.8      DP 03-03020:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/439 accepting offer of dedication for road purposes and declaring Pacheco Boulevard to be a County road for project being developed by Shurgard Storage Centers, Inc., Martinez/Vine Hill area. (District II)

 

C.9      DP 03-03020:   ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/440 accepting grant deed of development rights (creek structure setback) for the creek structure setback project being developed by Shurgard Storage Centers, Inc., a Washington Corporation, Martinez/Vine Hill area. (District II)

 

C.10    RA 99-01090:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/441 accepting completion of improvements for Bollinger Canyon Road culverts project being developed by Shapell Industries of Northern California, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.11    RA 00-01100:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/442 accepting completion of warranty period and releasing cash deposit for faithful performance for Point of Timber Road project being developed by Hofmann Land Development Company, Byron area. (District III)

 

C.12    RA 00-01109:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/443 accepting completion of public improvements for widening of Bixler Road project being developed by Hofmann Land Development Company, Brentwood area. (District III)

 

C.13    RA 01-01112:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/444 accepting completion of warranty period and releasing cash deposit for faithful performance for widening of Bixler Road project being developed by Hofmann Land Development Company, Brentwood area. (District III)

 

C.14    RA 03-01148:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/445 approving the road improvement agreement for Japonica Way improvement project being developed by Shapell Industries of Northern California, a division of Shapell Industries, Inc., a Delaware Corporation, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.15    RA 03-01152:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/446 approving the Stoneleaf Road improvement agreement for project being developed by Shapell Industries, Inc., San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.16    RA 03-01152:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/447 approving the Stoneleaf Road improvement agreement (Round-Abouts) for project being developed by Shapell Industries, Inc., San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.17    SD 96-08027:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/448 approving the fourth extension of the subdivision agreement for improvement project being developed by Shapell Industries of Northern California, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.18    SD 97-08131:   ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/449 accepting completion of warranty period and releasing cash deposit for faithful performance for the subdivision improvement project being developed by Shapell Industries of Northern California, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.19    SD 98-08254:   ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/450 accepting completion of improvements for right-of-way landscaping for project being developed by Shapell Industries of Northern California, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.20    SD 01-08564:   ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/451 accepting completion of improvements for subdivision agreement for sound wall project being developed by Shapell Industries of Northern California, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.21    SD 02-08631:   ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/452 accepting completion of improvements for subdivision agreement for sound wall project being developed by Shapell Industries of Northern California, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

Special Districts & County Airports

 

C.22    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 Philip Williams & Associates, Ltd., in the amount of $399,000 to provide a Hydrograph Modification Management Plan for the period August 2, 2004 through December 31, 2005, Countywide. (Cities and County Stormwater Utility Fee Assessments) (All Districts)

 

C.23    AMEND Board action of July 20, 2004 (Item C.10), which approved advertisement for bids for the San Ramon Creek Mitigation Planting project, to correct the bid receipt date from August 24, 2004 to August 31, 2004, and RATIFY the publication and mailing of the “Notice to Contractors,” which listed the correct bid receipt date of August 31, 2004, Alamo area. (Flood Control Zone 3B Funds) (District III)

 

C.24    ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/453 calling for an election for confirmation of the formation of the Knightsen Town Community Services District for the purposes of designing, constructing, operating, maintaining and servicing flood control and water quality improvements, Knightsen area. (District III)

 

C.25    DETERMINE that the Wildcat Creek Flood Control Channel Desilting Project is a California Environmental Quality Act Class 4g Categorical Exemption; APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to advertise the project, Richmond area. (Clean Water Program Funds) (District I)

 

C.26    RATIFY the prior decision of the Public Works Director, or designee, to waive fees in the amount of $480 for use of the Lefty Gomez Community Center and Ball Field complex facilities, Rodeo area, by the Sheriff’s Department for the 5th  Annual Rodeo Safety Fair and Bike Rodeo.  (District II)

 

Claims, Collections & Litigation

 

C.27    DENY claims of Leslie Schoenfeld, individually and as successor in interest for Decedent Samuel Ragent; Antoinette Stevenson; Todd Medel; Irwin B. Pomeroy; Lionsgate Development Corporation;  Mary J. Regalia; Jaime Molina; Kari Andrews; Candy E. Villanueva; Maria Posada, John Breglio and Rosa Posada;  C.C.S. Companies A/S/O American States A/S/O/ John Rusca; amended claim for Antoinette Stevenson; and late claim for UCSF Medical Center.  (All Districts)

 

C.28    RECEIVE report concerning the final settlement of Sharolyn Denning vs. Contra Costa County and AUTHORIZE payment from the Workers’ Compensation Trust Fund in the amount of $47,450, less permanent disability advances, as recommended by the County Administrator.  (Workers’ Compensation Trust Fund) (All Districts)

 

C.29    AUTHORIZE and DIRECT the County Counsel to initiate legal action to recover monies owed for outstanding debts and costs of suit related to services rendered by the County, as recommended by the County Administrator.  (All Districts)

 

Hearing Dates

 

C.30    ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/454 accepting the Engineer’s Report for Discovery Bay West Parking District SD 8710 and fixing a hearing for September 28, 2004 at 9:30 a.m. to consider levying an assessment for additional parcels to be annexed, Discovery Bay area. (Discovery Bay West Parking District Funds) (District III)

 

Appointments & Resignations

 

C.31    DECLARE vacant the District V-B seat currently held by Bilal Chuadhry on the Countywide Youth Commission due to resignation, and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy, as recommended Supervisor Glover.  (District V)

 

C.32    RE-APPOINT Jocelyn Drew-Harris as the District V-B representative and Suzi Pringle as the District V-A representative on the Alcohol and Other Drugs Advisory Board, as recommended by Supervisor Glover.  (District V)

 

C.33    ACCEPT resignation of Glen D. Williams from the East County Regional Planning Commission, DECLARE vacant the Bay Point representative, and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy, as recommended by Supervisor Glover.  (District V)

 

C.34    RE-APPOINT Ludwik M. Bednarz as the District II representative and Robert M. Weinberg as the District II Alternate on the County Library Commission, as recommended by Supervisor Uilkema.  (District II)

 

C.35    RE-APPOINT Thomas B. Hansen as the Crockett Member and William Ridle as the Rodeo Member on the Western Contra Costa County Transit Authority Board of Directors, as recommended by Supervisor Uilkema.

 

C.36    ACCEPT resignation of Sarah Hom from the Countywide Youth Commission, DECLARE vacant the District II-C seat, and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy, as recommended by Supervisor Uilkema.  (District II)

 

C.37    RE-APPOINT Howard Adams, Steven Carvalho, Kent Peterson, Robert Aita, Joe Costa, Norman Markus and Mary Wais to the Carquinez Bridge Crockett Advisory Committee, as recommended by Supervisor Uilkema.  (District II)

 

C.38    RE-APPOINT Joseph E. Costa, Genevieve Marzi and David Botta  to the County Service Area P-1 Citizens Advisory Committee, as recommended by Supervisor Uilkema.  (District II)

 

C.39    RE-APPOINT Donna K. Tanguay, William W. Bennett, Patricia J. Munnelly and Kimberly Rippberger to the Rodeo Municipal Advisory Council, as recommended by Supervisor Uilkema.  (District II)

 

C.40    RE-APPOINT Bill Bryson and Steven Loveseth to the Sanitation District No. 5 Citizens Advisory Committee, as recommended by Supervisor Uilkema.  (District II)       

 

C.41    APPOINT Maggie Bafalon as the District III representative to the Countywide Youth Commission, as recommended by Supervisor Greenberg.  (District III)

 

C.42    DECLARE vacant the District IV-A seat on the Countywide Youth Commission held by Justin Gotfried due to his resignation, and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy, as recommended by Supervisor DeSaulnier.  (District IV)

 

C.43    DECLARE vacant the District IV Consumer seat on the Mental Health Commission held by Lynda Loftus Smith due to her resignation, and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy, as recommended by Supervisor DeSaulnier.  (District IV)

 

C.44    ACCEPT resignation of Ann L. Cunliffe from the Managed Care Commission, DECLARE vacant the At Large #3 seat, and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy, as recommended by the Managed Care Commission.  (All Districts)

 

C.45    APPROVE the medical service providers recommended by the Contra Costa Health Plan Quality Council on May 28, 2004 and July 23, 2004, as recommended by the Health Services Director.  (All Districts) 

 

Appropriation Adjustments  - 2003/2004 FY

 

C.46    ADOPT specified changes to the Fiscal Year 2003/2004 County Budget, including changes to revenues, appropriations, and fund balance; and AUTHORIZE the Auditor-Controller to make the necessary changes in the financial accounting system, as recommended by the County Administrator.  (All Districts)

 

Appropriation Adjustments  - 2004/2005 FY

 

C.47    General Services (0063):  AUTHORIZE new revenue in the amount of $45,144 from accumulated depreciation and estimated salvage for two vehicles needing replacement and APPROPRIATE to Fleet Services for the purchase of two replacement patrol vehicles for AC Transit.  (100% reimbursement by AC Transit) (Consider with C.79)

 

C.48    APPROVE appropriations and revenue adjustments to effect the Phase II 2004/2005 Budget Rebalancing Plan approved by the Board of Supervisors on August 10, 2004, as recommended by the County Administrator.  (See C.54)

 

Intergovernmental Relations

 

C.49    ADOPT a position of support for AB 2043 (Lowenthal), which would require development of a statewide plan to address port expansion and to mitigate the negative impacts of ports on surrounding areas, as recommended by the Transportation, Water, and Infrastructure Committee.  (All Districts)

 

C.50    ACCEPT report on the Bay Area Rapid Transit District (BART)’s General Obligation Bond for the November 2004 ballot, as recommended by the Transportation, Water and Infrastructure Committee.  (No fiscal impact) (All Districts)

 

Personnel Actions

 

C.51    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 19737 canceling one Information System Programmer Analyst II position and adding one Database Administrator position in the Information Technology Department.  (100% Departmental User Fees) (All Districts)

 

C.52    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 19751 canceling one part-time (32/40) Clerk-Experienced Level position, CANCEL one Clerk-Experienced position, and adding one Information Systems Technician II position in the Community Development Department.  (Cost savings) (All Districts)

 

C.53    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 19728 establishing the class of Airport Business and Development Manager, allocating it to the Salary Schedule, and adding one position in the Public Works Department, as recommended by the Human Resources Director.  (100% Airport Enterprise Fund) (All Districts)

 

C.54    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 2004/435 to effect the Phase II 2004/2005 Budget Rebalancing Plan approved by the Board of Supervisors on August 10, 2004, as recommended by the County Administrator.  (See C.48)

 

Grants & Contracts

 

APPROVE and AUTHORIZE execution of agreements between the County and the following agencies for receipt of funds and/or services:

 

C.55    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a contract with the Contra Costa County Redevelopment Agency to pay the County the amount of $40,000 for technical assistance on five redevelopment projects for fiscal year 2004/2005.  (100% Redevelopment Agency reimbursement) (All Districts) (See C.95)

 

C.56    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director to execute and submit to the State Department of Health Services the application for California Health Care for Indigents Program (CHIP) funds in the estimated amount of $517,830 to provide healthcare to indigents for fiscal year 2004/2005, and to execute related documents and future amendments that have no fiscal consequences.  (No County match) (All Districts)

 

C.57    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with the State Department of Health Services -- Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) in an amount not to exceed $855,300 to support the Emergency Medical Services National Bioterrorism Hospital Preparedness Program for the period August 1, 2004 through August 31, 2005.  (No County match)  (All Districts)

 

C.58    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with the State of California Department of Alcohol and Drugs Programs, effective July 1, 2003, to increase the payment limit by $282,475 to a new payment limit of $10,915,323 to reflect an increase in State and federal funding to support substance abuse prevention and treatment programs, with no change in the term of July 1, 2001 through June 30, 2005.  (18% County match, budgeted)  (All Districts)

C.59    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with the State of California Managed Risk Medical Risk Insurance Board to increase the payment limit by $3,040 to a new payment limit of $5,402 and to extend the term from June 30, 2004 to June 30, 2005 to continue to provide services approved for state funding under the Healthy Families Program.  (No County match)  (All Districts)

 

C.60    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with the State of California Managed Risk Medical Risk Insurance Board to increase the payment limit by $2,495,000 to a new payment limit of $8,813,351 and to extend the term from June 30, 2004 to June 30, 2005 to continue to provide services under the Healthy Families Program.  (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.61    RATIFY purchase of services from West Contra Costa Transit Authority, and AUTHORIZE the Auditor-Controller to pay $5,208.34 outstanding balance for fixed route bus transportation service between Contra Costa Regional Medical Center and the Richmond Health Center for the period May 1, 2003 through April 30, 2004.  (Enterprise I:  12.6% County, 87.4% Patient/Third Party Revenues) (All Districts)

 

C.62    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Development Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Hexagon Transportation Consultants, Inc., effective August 17, 2004, to increase the payment limit by $20,000 to a new payment limit of $65,000 to provide continuing transportation analysis of the Gale Ranch Phase 4 development in Dougherty Valley for consistency with County transportation plans, procedures and agreements, with no change in term.  (Applicant fees) (District III)

 

C.63    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Building Inspection Director, or designee, to execute a contract with McHale Insulation Company in an amount not to exceed $100,000 for the purchase and installation under the auspices of the County’s Weatherization Program of attic insulation for the period September 1, 2004 through September 1, 2006.  (100% State Weatherization Program Funds) (All Districts)

 

C.64    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Director of the Office of Revenue Collections to execute a contract with Carson Attorney Service in the amount of $140,000 for the purpose of delivering copies of legal documents for the period January 1, 2004 through December 31, 2006.  (All Districts) (100% County; Budgeted)

 

C.65    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Human Resources Director to execute contract renewals with the non-PERS health plan and dental plan carriers and the life insurance carrier for the period January 1 through December 31, 2006.  (All Districts)

 

C.66    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the County Counsel, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Brown and Caldwell to increase payment limit by $75,000 to a new payment limit of $150,000 for additional expert witness services related to road pavement materials.  (Budgeted; Public Works Department) (District V)

 

C.67    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Adelaida Manalang (dba Delly's Care Home) in an amount not to exceed $32,400 to provide augmented board and care services for County-referred clients with mental disorders for the period July 1, 2004 through June 30, 2005.  (100% Mental Health Realignment funds)(All Districts)

 

C.68    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the General Services Director, or designee, to execute Change Order No. 2 to the construction contract with Glacier Environmental Services, Inc., to increase the payment limit by $93,970 to a new payment limit of $246,622 for additional work on the fuel tank replacement at Fire Station No. 1, 1330 Civic Drive, Walnut Creek, and Fire Station No. 2, 2012 Geary Road, Pleasant Hill, for the Contra Costa Fire Protection District.  (Contra Costa Fire Protection District Funds) (All Districts)

 

C.69    AUTHORIZE the General Services Purchasing Division to issue, on behalf of the County’s Risk Management Division, an annual blanket purchase order to Valley Oak Systems to pay systems’ server and software maintenance fees in the amount of $132,400 necessary to maintain the Workers’ Compensation and Liability claims processing.  (Workers’ Compensation and Liability Trust Funds) (All Districts)

 

C.70    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Purchasing Agent, or designee, to purchase an equipment transport tow vehicle for the Hazardous Material Program of the Health Services Department, as recommended by the General Services Director.  (Budgeted, 100% State Homeland Security Grant)  (All Districts)

 

C.71    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to issue a Request for Interest (RFI) in an amount not to exceed $57,762 available for contracts resulting from the RFI to provide supportive services for adult day care and assisted transportation services under the Older Americans Act Title III-B for the period October 1, 2004 through June 30, 2005.  (Budgeted, 90% Federal, 10% State)  (All Districts)

 

C.72    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Foley & Lardner, Inc., to continue to provide temporary legal services with Medi-Cal audit appeals and other fiscal, administrative, and litigation matters in accordance with a specified fee schedule for the period July 1, 2004 through June 30, 2005.  (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 12.6% County, 87.4% Patient/Third Party Revenues)  (All Districts)

 

C.73    RESCIND Board action of April 20, 2004 (Item C.75), and APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with The TriZetto Group, Inc., effective January 15, 2004, to increase the payment limit by $221,740 to a new payment limit of $1,991,740 to continue to provide software license and maintenance support to the Health Plan Management Information System for period January 15, 2004 through January 15, 2005.  (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 12.6% County, 87.4% Patient/Third Party Revenues)  (All Districts)

 

C.74    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Murray Eiland, M.D., in an amount not to exceed $127,000 to provide professional psychiatric services to patients at the Richmond Health Center 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.75    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Abbas Mahdavi, M.D., Inc., in an amount not to exceed $175,000 to continue to provide professional primary care services to Contra Costa Health Plan members for the period September 1, 2004 through August 31, 2005.  (Budgeted, Enterprise II: 5.9% County, 94.1% Health Plan Member Premiums)  (All Districts)

C.76    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute contracts with 35 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)

 

C.77    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a cancellation agreement with Thomas E. White, M.D., for otolaryngology services at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center and Health Centers, effective at the close of business August 31, 2004.  (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 12.6% County, 87.4% Patient/Third Party Revenues)  (All Districts)

 

C.78    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the General Services Director, or designee, to execute the eighth and final amendment to the contract with Daniel Rainey, Architect, to increase the payment limit by $88,688 to a new payment limit of $508,616 for the Remodel and Office Landscape Partition Modifications at 1305 Macdonald Avenue, Richmond, for the Employment and Human Services Department. (Budgeted; Series 2002A Lease Revenue Bonds) (District I)

 

Other Actions

 

C.79    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Purchasing Agent, or designee, to purchase two patrol vehicles on behalf of the Sheriff-Coroner for AC Transit, as recommended by the General Services Director.  (100% reimbursement by AC Transit) (Consider with C.47)

 

C.80    APPROVE response to Grand Jury Report No. 0405, entitled "In Home Supportive Services – A Vital Program" and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to forward the Board's response to the Superior Court no later than September 1, 2004, as recommended by the County Administrator.  (All Districts)

 

C.81    APPROVE response to Grand Jury Report No. 0407, entitled "Tobacco Tax Dollars for Children – How Is It Working?" and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to forward the Board's response to the Superior Court no later than September 1, 2004, as recommended by the County Administrator.  (All Districts)

 

C.82    APPROVE response to Grand Jury Report No. 0408, entitled "Contra Costa County's History of Paying High Workers' Compensation Benefits" and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to forward the Board's response to the Superior Court no later than September 1, 2004, as recommended by the County Administrator.  (All Districts)

 

C.83    SET the Special Tax for Police Services in County Service Area P-6 for the fiscal year 2004/2005, as adjusted by the Consumer Price Index, as recommended by the Sheriff-Coroner.  (Revenue accrues to County Service Area P-6) (All Districts)

 

C.84    DECLARE as surplus and AUTHORIZE the Purchasing Agent, or designee, to dispose of specified vehicles and equipment no longer needed for public use, as recommended by the General Services Director.  (All Districts)

 

C.85    AUTHORIZE the discharge from accountability for collection of certain Health Services Department  accounts determined to be uncollectible by the Revenue Collection Director in the amount of $2,443,227.10, as recommended by the County Administrator.  (All Districts)

 

C.86    APPROVE amendments to the Conflict of Interest Code for the District Attorney’s Office, as recommended by County Counsel.  (All Districts)

 

C.87    ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/455 tolling Comcast’s time to respond to the County’s Request for Renewal Proposal for provision of cable franchise services by sixty (60) days, as recommended by the County Administrator.  (All Districts)

  

C.88    ACCEPT the 2003/2004 Annual Report from the Children and Families Policy Forum, and DIRECT the Policy Forum to meet at least quarterly to maintain contact, foster communication, and identify collaborative opportunities/approaches across agencies and jurisdictions, as recommended by the Family and Human Services Committee.  (All Districts)

 

C.89    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a hold harmless agreement to indemnify the City of Brentwood Parks and Recreation Department for use of its community center located at 730 Third Street, Brentwood on October 12, 2004 for the Public Health Division Immunization Assistance Program to administer flu vaccines to senior citizens and other members of the public.  (District III)

 

C.90    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.91    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.92    ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/456 accepting as complete the contracted work performed by P.J. Atkinson Construction for the Remodel at 3811 Bissell Avenue, Richmond, for the Public Defender, as recommended by the General Services Director. (District I)

 

C.93    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Animal Services Director, or designee, to execute a Memorandum of Understanding with Hogs For Dogs, Inc., to participate in a fund raising event to raise awareness of the needs of people with disabilities, to enhance the Humane Education Program in the Animal Services Department, and to indemnify Hogs For Dogs against claims that may arise related to their performance under this Memorandum of Agreement.  (Non-financial agreement)(All Districts)

 

Redevelopment Agency

 

C.94    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Redevelopment Director to execute a contract with the Community Housing Development Corporation of North Richmond in an amount not to exceed $600,000 to continue the Youthbuild Program in North Richmond for the period November 1, 2003 through June 30, 2006.  (100% U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development funds) (District I)

 

C.95    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Redevelopment Director to execute a contract with Contra Costa County in the amount of $40,000 for technical assistance by Public Works Department staff on five County redevelopment projects for fiscal year 2004/2005.  (100% Redevelopment Agency Funds) (All Districts) (See C.55)

 

 

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.

 

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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.

 

 

Family and Human Services Committee

08-23-04

Cancelled 

See above

Family and Human Services Committee

09-13-04

  2:00 p.m.

See above

Finance Committee

08-23-04

Cancelled

See above

Internal Operations Committee

09-06-04

Cancelled

See above

Transportation, Water & Infrastructure Committee

09-13-04

12:30 p.m.*

See above

 

*Note:  Time change

 

 

                 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, August 17, 2004, 9:00 a.m. and thereafter

 

Board Chambers Room 107 and Room 105

Administration Building,

651 Pine Street, Martinez, California

 

 

 

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

1.                           Donna Rayon-Terrell v. Contra Costa Consolidated Fire Distrct, U.S.D.C. No. C 02-2759 MMC

2.       Faith Center Church Evangelistic Ministries, et al. v. Federal D. Glover, et al., U.S. District Court No. C 04-3111 EDL

3.       E.M. Hundley Hardware Co. v. Dennis J. Amoroso Construction Co., Inc., et al., C.C.C. Superior Court No. C 04-01034

4.       Berke Door & Hardware, Inc. v. Dennis J. Amoroso Construction, Inc., et al., C.C.C. Superior Court No. WS 04-1497 

5.                          Vernice Barnett, etc. v. Tenet Health Systems Medical, Inc., et al., C.C.C. Superior Court No. C 04-01313

 

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--ANTICIPATED LITIGATION 

Significant exposure to litigation pursuant to Gov. Cod