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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   DECEMBER 14, 2004

 

Supervisor Glover absent all day

 

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

___TIME____

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

There were no Closed Session announcements

 

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

 

Inspirational Thought  -  “Blessed is the season which engages the whole world in a conspiracy of love!”  ~Hamilton Wright Mabie 

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

Approved as listed except as noted:  C.2, C.29, c.30, C.36, C. 62A, C.80, C.105.

 

HOUSING AUTHORITY CONSENT ITEMS

Approved as listed.

 

HA.1    As the Board of Supervisors and the Housing Authority Board of Commissioners, ACCEPT the Milestones Status Report for the Contra Costa County Housing Trust Fund dated December 1, 2004, as recommended by the Community Development Director.  (All Districts) (See C.115)

 

HA.2    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Executive Director of the Housing Authority to execute a one-year lease renewal with the El Pueblo Resident Council for use of 62 and 64 Treatro Avenue, Pittsburg, for community programs.  (District V)

 

HA.3    AUTHORIZE the Housing Authority Executive Director to submit an application for use of $200,000 of the City of Antioch’s Community Development Block Grant program (CDBG) funds to continue operations of the Rental Rehabilitation Program in the city of Antioch for 2005/2006.  (No match required) (District V)

 

HA.4    ACCEPT financial audit report and responses for the period April 1, 2003 through March 31, 2004 performed by Patel and Associates, as recommended by the Housing Authority Executive Director.  (All Districts)

 

HA.5    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Housing Authority Executive Director to execute a one-year lease renewal with the County Health Services Department for its use of the premises at 1744 4th Street, Unit 602, North Richmond area, for operation of the Partners in Health Program.  (Revenue accrues to the Public Housing Fund) (District I)

 

9:35 A.M.

 

PRESENTATIONS

Approved as listed except as noted:

 

PR.1    PRESENTATION honoring Milt Camhi, Contra Costa Health Plan Chief Executive Officer, upon the occasion of his retirement from County service.  (Assemblyman Joseph Canciamilla) (All Districts)

 

PR.2    PRESENTATION to accept a donation from the Contra Costa Regional Health Foundation in the amount of $30,000 to purchase equipment for the Contra Costa Regional Medical Center and Contra Costa Health Centers.  (Bette Felton, RN, DrPH, Chair, Contra Costa Regional Health Foundation)

 

PR.3    PRESENTATION to announce the first arts passages exhibition for 2005 at the County Administration Building and to adopt Resolution No. 2004/647 recognizing District I artists and arts organizations.  (Supervisor Gioia; Jennifer Bevington, Arts & Culture Commission) (District I)

 

PR.4    PRESENTATION to accept a donation of $136,142 from the Walnut Creek Library Foundation used to renovate the Ygnacio Valley Library.  (Susan Caldwell, Library Administration) (Districts II, III, IV)

 

PR.5  PRESENTATION of the 2004 Departmental Award of Excellence.  (John Sweeten, County Administrator) (All Districts)

PRESENTED the 2004 Departmental Award of Excellence to Carlos Baltodanos, Director of Building Inspection Department.

 

PR.6    PRESENTATION honoring Millie Greenberg for her service as the District III Supervisor on the Board of Supervisors.  (Supervisor Glover) (District III)

 

10:20 A.M.

 

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

 

SD.1    CONSIDER any Consent Items previously removed.

 

SD.2    CONSIDER authorizing the Health Services Department to develop and implement a local Disease Prevention Demonstration Project, as authorized by SB 1159 (Vasconcellos), to allow pharmacists to furnish under limited circumstances hypodermic needles or syringes without a prescription.  (Christine Leivermann, Director, AIDS Program)  (All Districts)

CONSIDERED authorizing the Health Services Department to develop and implement a local Disease Prevention Demonstration Project, as authorized by SB 1159 (Vasconcellos), to allow pharmacists to furnish under limited circumstances hypodermic needles or syringes without a prescription; AUTHORIZED the Health Services Department to develop and implement a local Disease Prevention Demonstration Project as authorized by SB 1159, allowing pharmacists to sell or furnish 10 or fewer hypodermic needles or syringes at any one time to a person 18 years of age or older without a prescription providing that pharmacist works for a pharmacy that is registered with the Health Services Department in the Disease Prevention Demonstration Project; DIRECTED the Health Services Department to develop a project consistent with the legislation, including: informing Contra Costa pharmacies on the project; maintaining a directory of participating pharmacies; securing a statement that the pharmacy will provide the required written or verbal counseling at the time of furnishing or sale of hypodermic needles under this project; making available to the participating pharmacies written health education and referral information and materials that may be provided or reproduced to provide written or verbal counseling at the time of sale or furnishing of syringes under this project and  REQUESTED Health Services Department to report back to the Board in June 2005 with status update

 

SD.3    CONSIDER adopting proposed vending machine policy; and directing the General Services Director, Health Services Director and the County Administrator to implement the policy and report back to the Board of Supervisors in six months.  (M J Lanni, County Administrator’s Office)  (All Districts)

ADOPTED proposed vending machine policy;  DIRECTED the General Services Director, Health Services Director and the County Administrator to implement the policy and report back to the Board of Supervisors in six months; and REFERRED the matter of cost recovery to the Finance Committee for further review and return to the Board with recommendations.

 

SD.4    CONSIDER accepting report from the Health Services Director on the process for Proposition 63, the methods in which the County will seek public input, the timeline for development of the County plan, and public outreach strategies.  (Donna Wigand, Health Services Department) (All Districts)

CONTINUED to January 11, 2004 consideration to accept report from the Health Services Director on the process for Proposition 63, the methods in which the County will seek public input, the timeline for development of the County plan, and public outreach strategies. 

 

SD.5    HEARING to adopt Resolution No. 2004/650 accepting tabulation of mail-in ballots, confirming the diagram and assessment, and authorizing the levy of street light charges to operate and maintain facilities and services for MS 01-0008, County Service Area L-100, Alamo area.  (County Service Area L-100 Funds)(Eileen Doten, Public Works Department) (District III)

CLOSED the public hearing; ADOPTED Resolution No. 2004/650 accepting tabulation of mail-in ballots, confirming the diagram and assessment, and authorizing the levy of street light charges to operate and maintain facilities and services for MS 01-0008, County Service Area L-100, Alamo area.  .

 

SD.6    HEARING to adopt Resolution No. 2004/657 accepting tabulation of mail-in ballots, confirming the diagram and assessment, and authorizing the levy of street light charges to operate and maintain facilities and services for MS 01-0023, County Service Area L-100, Concord area. (County Service Area L-100 Funds) (Eileen Doten, Public Works Department) (District IV)

CLOSED the public hearing, ADOPTED Resolution No. 2004/657 accepting tabulation of mail-in ballots, confirming the diagram and assessment, and authorizing the levy of street light charges to operate and maintain facilities and services for MS 01-0023, County Service Area L-100, Concord area.

 

 

SD.7    HEARING to adopt Resolution No. 2004/658 accepting tabulation of mail-in ballots, confirming the diagram and assessment, and authorizing the levy of street light charges to operate and maintain facilities and services for SD 8687, County Service Area L-100, El Sobrante area. (County Service Area L-100 Funds) (Eileen Doten, Public Works Department) (District I)

CLOSED the public hearing; and ADOPTED Resolution No. 2004/658 accepting tabulation of mail-in ballots, confirming the diagram and assessment, and authorizing the levy of street light charges to operate and maintain facilities and services for SD 8687, County Service Area L-100, El Sobrante area.

 

SD.8    HEARING to adopt Resolution No. 2004/659 accepting tabulation of mail-in ballots, confirming the diagram and assessment, and authorizing the levy of street light charges to operate and maintain facilities and services for SD 8755, County Service Area L-100, North Richmond area. (County Service Area L-100 Funds) (Eileen Doten, Public Works Department) (District I)

 CLOSED the public hearing; and ADOPTED No. 2004/659 accepting tabulation of mail-in ballots, confirming the diagram and assessment, and authorizing the levy of street light charges to operate and maintain facilities and services for SD 8755, County Service Area L-100, North Richmond area.

 

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

 

10:30 A.M.

 

D.1      CONSIDER recommendations of the County Planning Commission regarding the application by West Contra Costa Sanitary Landfill, Inc., to amend Land Use Permit #2054-92 for the Bulk Materials Processing Center to allow expanded recycling of wood/yard debris and concrete/asphalt as well as establish a public access trail along the northern and eastern portion of the landfill site, and ADOPT findings related thereto.  (Deidra Dingman, Community Development Department) (District I)

REAFFIRMED the Board’s July 13, 2004 certification of the West Contra Costa Sanitary Landfill (WCCSL) bulk materials processing Center’s Final Environmental Impact Report as being adequate and in conformance with CEQA, and reflecting the independent judgment of the County; ACCEPTED the staff report to the County Planning Commission (CPC) dated November 30, 2004; ADOPTED the County Planning commission’s findings on Land Us Permit LP022026, amending LUP 2054-92, contained in CPC Resolution 31-2004; ADOPTED the WCCSL Bulk Materials Processing Center’s Environmental Impact Report Findings as it pertains to Land Use Permit LP022026, as the findings for the purposes of compliance with CEQA; APPROVED amended Land Use Permit Conditions of Approval dated November 30, 2004; and APPROVED the Mitigation monitoring Program for the WCCSL Bulk Materials processing.

 

D.2      CONSIDER creation of a Voluntary Fair Campaign Program for Independent Expenditures and the establishment of a County Ethics Commission.  (Supervisor DeSaulnier) (All Districts)

CONSIDERED creation of a Voluntary Fair Campaign Program for Independent Expenditures and the establishment of a County Ethics Commission; CONTINUED this matter to January 11, 2005 with all comments from the Board Members; REFERRED to the Internal Operations Committee the creation of a seven (7) member Ethics Commission; (1) to be appointed by each member of the Board of Supervisors, (2)additional members to be nominated by the Internal Operations Committee.  Terms to be staggered and positions kept from running concurrent with Board members’ terms; Members shall not have any financial interest that might come before the Board of Supervisors; The Ethics Commission will oversee and make recommendations to the Board on all campaign related ordinances including the Lobbyist Ordinance and Voluntary Fair Campaign Pledges for candidates and independent expenditures; The Ethics Commission would develop a clean campaign program similar to that of the Rochester, New York’s League of Women Voters; The Internal Operations Committee of the Board of Supervisors would consider the development

 of a voluntary Fair Campaign Pledge for all major contributors to independent expenditure committees and for all filers, similar to the Candidates’ Fair Campaign Pledge.

 

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

 

Roland Katz, 5034 Blum Road, (Local 1), Martinez, expressed his condolences to Chair, Supervisor Federal D. Glover and his family on the loss of his mother; and thanked Supervisor Millie  Greenberg for her excellent services.

 

11:30 A.M.    Adjourn to the Contra Costa County Open Space Joint Powers Authority Meeting

ADJOURNED to the Contra Costa County Open Space Joint Powers Authority Meeting.  Effective at the adjournment of today’s meeting, the Open Space Joint Powers Authority is TERMINATED.

 

Reconvene

RECONVENED as the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors.

 

Closed Session

 

1:00 P.M.

 

D.4      HEARING on the recommendation of the County Planning Commission to adopt an amendment to the Land Use Element of the County General Plan related to Kensington and to adopt the Kensington Combining District.  (Catherine Kutsuris, Community Development Department) (District I)

CLOSED the public hearing on consideration of an amendment to the land use element of the General Plan and adoption of the Kensington Combining District ( /K); FOUND there is no substantial evidence that the project will have a significant effect on the environment and the Negative Declaration reflects the county’s independent judgment and analysis; FOUND that the proposed Amendment to the General Plan and Ordinance Text Amendment is consistent with the overall goals and objectives of the General Plan and the proposed text amendment is consistent with the General Plan; ADOPTED the General Plan Amendment to add specific policies for the Kensington are to the Land Use element in support of the proposed Kensington combining District, as the third consolidated General Plan Amendment for 2004, as permitted under state law;   ADOPTED Ordinance No. 2004-46 to add the Kensington Combining District, which adds land use regulations within any area added to the District; ADOPTED Resolution No. 2004/649 as the basis for the Board’s decision; and DIRECTED staff to post a Notice of Determination with the County Clerk.

 

1:30 P.M.

 

D5       HEARING to consider a request to rezone a 4.50 acre portion of the 15.02 acre project parcel located at 5150 Alhambra Valley Road, Martinez area, from General Agricultural District (A-2), 5-acre minimum, to Single Family Residential District (R-20), 20,000 square-foot minimum.  (Security Owners Corporation, Applicant; John Plummer, Owner) (Catherine Kutsuris, Community Development Department) (District II)

CLOSED the public hearing; and ADOPTED Ordinance No. 2004-47 to rezone a 4.50 acre portion of the 15.02 acre project parcel located at 5150 Alhambra Valley Road, Martinez area, from General Agricultural District (A-2), 5-acre minimum, to Single Family Residential District (R-20), 20,000 square-foot minimum

 

2:00 P.M.

 

D.6      HEARING on Administrative Appeal of Bill Toomey from the decision of the Community Development Department regarding non-conforming units at 425 Jackson Street, Crockett.  (Catherine Kutsuris, Community Development Department) (District II)

CONTINUED to January 25, 2005 at 9:40 a.m. the hearing on the Administrative Appeal of Bill Toomey from the decision of the Community Development Department regarding non-conforming units at 425 Jackson Street, Crockett

 

D.7      HEARING on an appeal filed by Toll Brothers of the San Ramon Valley Regional Planning Commission to grant an application to amend the Norris Canyon Estates Final Development Plan subject to conditions (Toll Brothers – Applicant & Owner) to allow excess fill along a partially developed phase of the project, Final Subdivision Map 7996.  The applicant proposes to allow the fill to be placed along a portion of the site commonly identified as the Cross-Valley Ridge.  The subject site encompasses residential lots on either side of Ashbourne Circle, southeast of Camberly Court in the San Ramon area, County File #DP013062.  (Catherine Kutsuris and Robert Drake, Community Development Department) (District III)

ACCEPTED the WITHDRAWAL of Toll Brothers, the Applicant & Owner, of the San Ramon Valley Regional Planning Commission, on an appeal to grant an application to amend the Norris Canyon Estates Final Development Plan subject to conditions to allow excess fill along a partially developed phase of the project, Final Subdivision Map 7996. 

 

2:15 P.M.

 

D.8      HEARING to consider recommendation of the County Planning Commission to approve an amendment to the Pleasant Hill BART Station Area Specific Plan to eliminate  the Oak Road pedestrian bridge from the Specific Plan.  The Jones Road overcrossing of Treat Blvd. (Ironhorse Trail bridge) is currently in design and no changes are proposed.   The subject site includes the intersection of Treat Blvd. and Oak Road and the adjacent properties on the east side of the intersection (Pleasant Hill BART Station property and Urban West property at 1350 Treat Blvd.) in the Pleasant Hill BART Station Area in Central Contra Costa County (Parcel #172-020-042 and 148-250-071).  Contra Costa County Redevelopment Agency (Applicant).  (James Kennedy and Maureen Toms, Community Development Department) (District IV)

CLOSED the public hearing to consider recommendation of the County Planning Commission to approve an amendment to the Pleasant Hill BART Station Area Specific Plan to eliminate  the Oak Road pedestrian bridge from the Specific Plan; DETERMINED the Mitigated Negative Declaration adopted November 5, 2002 for the Specific Plan amendment and Approval of a the Planned-Unit District Rezoning and Preliminary Development Plan is adequate and has been prepared consistent with State and County CEQA guidelines; ADOPTED the Mitigated Negative Declaration for the proposed Specific Plan Amendment; ADOPTED the County Planning Commission Resolution 33-2002 with Growth Management Findings as related  to the proposed Specific Plan Amendment; DIRECTED the Public Works Director to report on implementation of the enhancements to improved pedestrian safety in crossing Treat Boulevard in the first quarter of 2005; DECLARED the Board’s intent to amend the Specific Plan for the Pleasant Hill BART Station Area to eliminate  the Oak Road pedestrian overcrossing of Treat Boulevard; and DIRECTED Community Development Department  staff to return this matter to the Board for consideration in 12 months.

 

AJ.1         ADJOURNED in memory of Lucille Walker, beloved mother of Supervisor Federal D. Glover.

 

AJ.2         ADJOURNED in memory of James M. Carman, long-time member of Kensington Municipal Advisory Council.

 

                                         Conference with Labor Negotiators

December 15, 2004      9:00 a.m.

651 Pine Street   Room 105

Martinez, California

 

                                         Conference with Labor Negotiators

December 17, 2004  10:00 a.m.

651 Pine Street   Room 105

Martinez, California

 

Contra Costa County Mayors’ Conference

January 6, 2005 6:30 p.m.

Oakley Civic Center

Oakley, California

 

THE BOARD WILL NOT MEET DECEMBER 21 and DECEMBER 28, 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      DIRECT the Public Works Director to arrange for the closure of the Oakley Median Island Area of Benefit Trust Account (Fund 8287), Oakley area.  (District V)

 

C.2      APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Chair, Board of Supervisors, to execute a cooperative agreement with Caltrans in the amount of $225,000 to provide project development and construction management for the Pacheco Boulevard-Blum Road Intersection Improvements Project, effective December 14, 2004 through completion of project, Pacheco area. (Solano Way Closure Mitigation Funds) (District II)

RELISTED to an undetermined date consideration to approve and authorize  the Chair, Board of Supervisors, to execute a cooperative agreement with Caltrans in the amount of $225,000 to provide project development and construction management for the Pacheco Boulevard-Blum Road Intersection Improvements Project, effective December 14, 2004 through completion of project, Pacheco area.

 

C.3      ADOPT Traffic Resolution No. 2004/4097 prohibiting parking at all times on the south side of Fourth Street, beginning at a point 115 feet east of the center line of Vallejo Avenue and extending easterly a distance of 20 feet, Rodeo area, as recommended by the Public Works Director. (District II)

 

C.4      ADOPT Traffic Resolution No. 2004/4098 prohibiting parking at all times on the east side of Lake Avenue, beginning at a point 92 feet south of the center line of Sixth Street and extending southerly a distance of 20 feet, Rodeo area, as recommended by the Public Works Director. (District II)

 

C.5      ADOPT Traffic Resolution No. 2004/4099 prohibiting parking at all times on the east side of Napa Avenue, beginning at a point 135 feet north of the center line of Suisun Avenue and extending northerly a distance of 20 feet, Rodeo area, as recommended by the Public Works Director. (District II)

 

C.6      ADOPT Traffic Resolution No. 2004/4100 prohibiting parking at all times on the east side of Napa Avenue, beginning at a point 30 feet south of the center line of Barnes Way and extending southerly a distance of 20 feet, Rodeo area, as recommended by the Public Works Director. (District II)

 

C.7      ADOPT Traffic Resolution No. 2004/4101 prohibiting parking at all times on the east side of Napa Avenue, beginning at a point 180 feet south of the center line of Fourth Street and extending southerly a distance of 20 feet, Rodeo area, as recommended by the Public Works Director. (District II)

 

C.8      ADOPT Traffic Resolution No. 2004/4102 rescinding Traffic Resolution No. 2900 and prohibiting parking at all times except for the loading and unloading of passengers or freight (yellow curb), for a period not to exceed twenty minutes, on the east side of Rodeo Avenue, beginning at a point 125 feet south of the center line of Second Street and extending southerly a distance of 60 feet, Rodeo area, as recommended by the Public Works Director. (District II)

 

C.9      ADOPT Traffic Resolution No. 2004/4103 prohibiting parking at all times on the north side of Seventh Street, beginning at a point 85 feet west of the center line of Rodeo Avenue and extending westerly a distance of 15 feet to the east side of Garrettson Avenue, then northerly a distance of 20 feet, Rodeo area, as recommended by the Public Works Director. (District II)

 

C.10    ADOPT Traffic Resolution No. 2004/4104 prohibiting parking at all times on the east side of Suisun Avenue, beginning at a point 120 feet south of the center line of Fourth Street and extending southerly a distance of 20 feet, Rodeo area, as recommended by the Public Works Director. (District II)

 

C.11    ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/660 ratifying the prior decision of the Public Works Director to fully close a portion of Blum Road on three consecutive nights between either December 6, 2004 through December 8, 2004 or December 13, 2004 through December 15, 2004 from 8:00 p.m. through 6:00 a.m., for the purpose of removing falsework for Highway 680 bridge construction over Blum Road, Pacheco area. (District II)

 

C.12    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute an amendment to the Temporary Construction Easement with the United States Department of the Navy, to extend the term to June 11, 2005, for the construction, maintenance, and operation of a new bridge on Bailey Road, Concord area. (No funds involved) (District IV)

 

Engineering Services

 

C.13    MS 91-00050:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/661 accepting completion of public and private improvements (Oakvale Road) and accepting completion of warranty period for project being developed by Trilogy Homes, Inc., Walnut Creek area, as recommended by the Public Works Director. (District II)

 

C.14    MS 01-00002:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/662 approving the parcel map and subdivision agreement for project being developed by Eric Bjerkholt and Sophie Hahn, Kensington area. (District I)

 

C.15    MS 03-00008:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/663 approving the parcel map for project being developed by Carl Heiles and Patricia Vader, Martinez area. (District II)

 

C.16    MS 03-00008:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/664 accepting grant deed of development rights for project being developed by Carl Heiles and Patricia Vader, Martinez area. (District II)

 

C.17    MS 03-00008:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/665 accepting grant deed of development rights (creek structure setback) for project being developed by Carl Heiles and Patricia Vader, Martinez area. (District II)

 

C.18    MS 03-00018:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/666 accepting relinquishment of abutter’s rights for project being developed by Ted Liu, Walnut Creek area. (District II)

 

C.19    MS 03-00018:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/667 approving the parcel map and subdivision agreement for project being developed by Ted Liu, Walnut Creek area. (District II)

 

C.20    SD 90-07535:   ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/668 approving the second extension and amending the subdivision agreement for project being developed by Bruns Properties, Byron area. (District III)

 

C.21    SD 99-08379:   ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/669 accepting completion of public (Ayers Road) and private improvements (off Ayers Road) for project being developed by Camino Diablo Associates, Concord area. (District IV)

 

C.22    SD 04-08699:   ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/670 approving the final map and subdivision 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.23    SD 04-08775:   ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/671 approving the final map and subdivision agreement for project being developed by Windemere BLC Land Company, L.L.C., San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.24    SD 04-08778:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/672 approving the final map and subdivision agreement for project being developed by Windemere BLC Land Company, L.L.C., San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

Special Districts & County Airports

 

C.25    ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/673 approving and authorizing the conveyance of Contra Costa County Flood Control and Water Conservation District interest in real property to the Ironhouse Sanitary District for sanitary sewer purposes, and authorizing the Chair, Board of Supervisors, to execute a Grant of Easement in connection with Subdivision 7797, Bernard Road, Oakley area. (No funding involved) (District V)

 

C.26    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE a seven-month extension of time to East Bay Regional Park District to June 21, 2005 to complete the conservation easement document and the purchase on the surplus parcel adjacent to the Milton F. Kubicek (Pine Creek) Detention Basin located on North Gate Road, and take related actions, as recommended by the Finance Committee, Walnut Creek area.  (District III)

 

C.27    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Chair, Board of Supervisors, as the governing board of the Contra Costa County Flood Control and Water Conservation District, to execute an amended Joint Exercise of Powers Agreement with Contra Costa County Flood Control and Water Conservation District, Alameda County Flood Control and Water Conservation District, Zone 7-Alameda County Flood Control and Water Conservation District, the City of Antioch, and the City of Concord, effective December 14, 2004, to develop a monitoring plan and to implement monitoring for our Statewide General National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Aquatic Pesticide Permit under the Regional Water Quality Control Boards, Countywide, as recommended by the Public Works Director.  (Stormwater Utility Assessment Funds) (All Districts) (See C.110)

 

C.28    ACCEPT the Citizen’s Advisory Committee’s Annual Report for Fiscal Year 2003/2004 for Sanitation District #5, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Port Costa area. (District II)

 

Claims, Collections & Litigation

 

C.29    DENY claims of Daniel Ortiz; Dante Moore; Deborah Ray; Ronald Eugene Ortega; and file late claim for Isabelita Puruganan.  (All Districts)

CORRECTED TO READ: DENIED claims of Daniel Ortiz; Dante Moore; Deborah Ray; Ronald Eugene Ortega; Island Resort Properties, LLC and Mariner Cove Marina, LLC; Jacqueline Marie Heim; Mary A. Gschwend; Bobby Singh; File Late Claim for Isabelita Puruganan and Amended Claim for Nushi Desanka

 

C.30    RECEIVE report concerning the final settlement of Joseph Lappin vs. Contra Costa County and AUTHORIZE payment from the Workers’ Compensation Trust Fund in the amount of $76,000, as recommended by the County Administrator.  (All Districts)

RELISTED to an undetermined date consideration to receive report concerning the final settlement of Joseph Lappin vs. Contra Costa County and authorize payment from the Workers’ Compensation Trust Fund in the amount of $76,000.

 

C.31    RECEIVE report concerning the final settlement of Maria Toledo vs. Contra Costa County and AUTHORIZE payment from the General Liability Trust Fund in the amount of $35,000, as recommended by the County Administrator.   (50% reimbursement from the East Bay Regional Park District) (All Districts)

 

C.32    RECEIVE report concerning the final settlement of Christine Cattolica vs. Contra Costa County and AUTHORIZE payment from the Workers’ Compensation Trust Fund in the amount of $90,000, as recommended by the County Administrator.  (All Districts)

 

Honors & Proclamations

 

C.33    ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/646 honoring the 50th Anniversary of the Pleasant Hill Chamber of Commerce, as recommended by Supervisor DeSaulnier.  (District IV)

 

C.34    ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/542 honoring Superior Court Commissioner Donald J. Liddle upon the occasion of his retirement, as recommended by the Superior Court Executive Officer.  (All Districts)

 

C.35    ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/543 extending to Tony Calderon special recognition for his outstanding and selfless service for the betterment of the citizens of Pacheco and Martinez, as recommended by Supervisor DeSaulnier.  (Districts II, IV)

 

Ordinances

 

C.36    INTRODUCE ordinance authorizing the new Stormwater Management and Discharge Control Ordinance; WAIVE reading; FIX January 4, 2005, as the date for adoption; and APPROVE the recommendation to establish a funding mechanism to pay for the new stormwater requirements in perpetuity, Countywide. (All Districts)

INTRODUCED Ordinance No. 2005-01 authorizing the new Stormwater Management and Discharge Control Ordinance; WAIVED reading; FIXED January 4, 2005, as the date for adoption; and RELISTED to an undetermined date consideration to establish a funding mechanism to pay for the new stormwater requirements in perpetuity, Countywide.

 

Appointments & Resignations

 

C.37    APPOINT Tom Owens to the 2nd Alternate seat of the El Sobrante Municipal Advisory Council, as recommended by Supervisor Gioia.  (District I)

 

C.38    APPOINT George Smith to the Environmental Engineer Alternate seat on the Hazardous Materials Commission, as recommended by the Internal Operations Committee.  (All Districts)

 

C.39    APPOINT Jennifer Kaufman to Seat #15 on the Human Relations Commission, as recommended by the Internal Operations Committee.  (All Districts)

 

C.40    APPOINT Priscilla Leadon to the One-Stop Mandated Partner #6 seat on the Workforce Development Board, as recommended by the Internal Operations Committee.  (All Districts)

 

C.41    APPOINT Barbara Cappa as the District III Volunteer Adult Coordinator on the Countywide Youth Commission, as recommended by Supervisor Greenberg.  (District III)

 

C.42    RE-APPOINT Richard Jacobson, Shirley Wible, Sushil Kapoor and Delavan F. Kennedy to the County Service Area P-5, Citizens Advisory Committee, as recommended by Supervisor Greenberg.  (District III)

 

C.43    APPOINT Stephen Goodman to the At Large #3 seat on the Alamo Beautification Steering Committee, Zone 36, as recommended by Supervisor Greenberg.  (District III)

 

C.44    RE-APPOINT Brad Waite, Claudia Waldron, Vicki Koc and John Moeller to the Alamo Beautification Steering Committee, Zone 36, as recommended by Supervisor Greenberg.  (District III)

 

C.45    REDESIGNATE the Association for Preservation of Danville Boulevard seat on the Alamo Beautification Steering Committee, Zone 36, to At Large #5 and APPOINT Victoria Lucido to the At Large #5 seat, as recommended by Supervisor Greenberg.  (District III)

 

C.46    APPOINT Pamela Brown as the First Alternate on the Kensington Municipal Advisory Council, as recommended by Supervisor Gioia.  (District I)

 

C.47    APPOINT Audrey Bramhall to the At Large #16 seat on the Advisory Council on Aging, as recommended by the Advisory Council on Aging.  (All Districts)

 

C.48    APPROVE appointments and reappointments of agency representatives to the Emergency Medical Care Committee for the two year term expiring September 30, 2006, as recommended by the Emergency Medical Care Committee.  (All Districts)

 

C.49    ACCEPT resignation of Mary Lavender Fujii; DECLARE vacant the At Large #1 seat on the Managed Care Commission; and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy, as recommended by the Health Services Director.  (All Districts)

 

Appropriation Adjustments  - 2004/2005 FY

 

C.50    Employment and Human Services (0501, 0502, 0503, 0504):  APPROVE Appropriations and Revenue Adjustments No. 5060, 5061, 5062 and 5063 authorizing new revenue in the amount of $8,163,679 in current-year federal and state allocations and prior-year federal funds and appropriating it to various organization units for program administration and direct service operations in the Employment and Human Services Department.  (All Districts)

 

C.51    Employment and Human Services (0503, 0508):  APPROVE Appropriations and Revenue Adjustment No. 5065 authorizing new revenue in the amount of $87,211 in State funding for In Home Supportive Services Public Authority and appropriating it to fund salary increases related to reclassification of positions; and reallocating expenditures in Aging and Adult Services Bureau in the amount of $17,442 as County match for provider costs in the In Home Supportive Services Public Authority of the Employment and Human Services Department.  (All Districts) (See C.58)

 

Intergovernmental Relations

 

C.52    ACCEPT the report on the 2004 State and Federal Legislative programs, as recommended by the County Administrator.  (All Districts)

 

C.53    ENDORSE the CSAC (California State Association of Counties) revised policy document regarding development on tribal lands as adopted by the CSAC Board of Directors on November 18, 2004, and ACCEPT the report on Indian gaming activities, as recommended by the County Administrator.  (All Districts)

 

Personnel Actions

 

C.54    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 19801 to add one Information Systems Specialist I position and CANCEL one Information Systems Programmer/Analyst I position in the Library Department, as recommended by the Assistant County Administrator-Director of Human Resources.  (Cost savings) (All Districts)

 

C.55    REALLOCATE the Department of Information Technology class of Telecommunications Manager on the Salary Schedule, as recommended by the Assistant County Administrator-Director of Human Resources.  (Charges to user departments) (All Districts)

 

C.56    ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/651 to amend the Personnel Management Regulations to adopt, on a permanent basis, Part 720 pertaining to certification on a departmental basis of eligible persons employed for at least 12 months in temporary positions, as recommended by the County Administrator.  (All Districts)

 

C.57    ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/648 to amend Resolution No. 2004/196 (Management Resolution) to clarify provisions for administrative leave and to make other related changes, as recommended by the Assistant County Administrator-Human Resources Director.  (All Districts)

 

C.58    RECLASSIFY two Public Authority 311 Benefits Clerk positions to Public Authority Senior Benefits Clerk, one Public Authority Benefits Clerk position to Public Authority Senior Benefits Clerk, and one Registry Training Specialist – Public Authority position to Administrative Services Assistant;  ADJUST step of one Public Authority Senior Benefits Clerk position; and ADD one Public Authority Senior Benefits Clerk position in the In Home Supportive Services Public Authority of the Employment and Human Services Department.  (Budgeted, Public Authority Fund)  (All Districts)  (See C.51)

 

C.59    ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/652 amending Resolution No. 2000/453 to implement a Performance Pay Plan for the position of Employment and Human Services Division Manager – Project and reallocating the class on the Salary Schedule.  (Budgeted, 40% Federal, 40% State, 20% County)  (All Districts)

 

C.60    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 19796 to add three Social Worker positions in the Employment and Human Services Department.  (Budgeted, 85% Federal/ State, 15% County)  (All Districts)

 

C.61    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 19803 to add three part time (32/40) and three part time (24/40) Licensed Vocational Nurse positions in the Health Services Department.  (Budgeted, 100% offset by FQHC Funds)  (All Districts)

 

C.62    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 19768 retitling the Health Services Department class of Accredited Records Technician to Registered Health Information Technologist.  (No cost)  (All Districts)

 

C.62A  ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 19793 to add one Forensic Toxicologist position; CANCEL one Forensic Toxicologist III position in the Sheriff-Coroner’s Office.  (Cost offset by Crime Lab Fees)

CORRECTED TO READ:  ADOPTED Position Adjustment Resolution No. 19793 to add one Senior Forensic Toxicologist position; CANCEL one Forensic Toxicologist III position in the Sheriff-Coroner’s Office

   

Grants & Contracts

 

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

 

C.63    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Prevent Child Abuse California to accept AmeriCorps funding in an amount not to exceed $84,000 for the Child Welfare System Redesign AmeriCorps Program for the period December 1, 2004 through December 31, 2005.  ($100,000 match required, 100% Federal)  (All Districts)

 

C.64    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with the California Department of Aging to increase the payment limit by $107,351 to a new payment limit of $738,408 as additional funding for the Multipurpose Senior Service Program for fiscal year 2004/2005.  (No County match)  (All Districts)

 

C.65    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to apply for a grant from the California Department of Health Services Office of Long Term Care in an amount not to exceed $500,000 for planning and implementation of a Long Term Care Integration Program in Contra Costa County for the period January 1 through June 30, 2005; and AGREE to related stipulations.  (20% in-kind County match required)  (All Districts)

 

C.66    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, effective July 1, 2004, to make technical adjustments to the agreement to continue outpatient medical services to low income HIV positive clients in West Contra Costa County with no change in the payment limit of $334,736 and no change in the term of July 1, 2004 through June 30, 2005 for the Ryan White Title III Early Intervention Planning Grant.  (No fiscal impact)  (Districts I and II)

 

C.67    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with the California Department of Health Services in an amount not to exceed $75,000 for the Contra Costa County Public Health Laboratory to provide HIV-1 Viral Resistance Test services to HIV infected persons who otherwise could not afford the service for the period July 1, 2004 through June 30, 2007.  (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.68    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Building Inspection Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with John Chiu, effective November 1, 2004, to increase the payment limit by $60,500 to a new payment limit of $85,000 and to extend the term from July 4 to December 31, 2005 for additional plan review services.  (Plan review fees) (All Districts)

 

C.69    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Development Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Hexagon Transportation Consultants, Inc., effective December 15, 2004, to extend the term from December 31, 2004 to March 31, 2005 to provide continuing transportation analysis services for Gale Ranch 4 Project, with no change to the payment limit.  (No additional cost) (District III)

 

C.70    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Development Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with SAIC, effective December 15, 2004, to increase the payment limit by $15,000 to a new payment limit of $42,983 and to extend the term from December 31, 2004 to December 31, 2005, to provide continuing recycling outreach services.  (100% State Funds) (All Districts)

 

C.71    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Development Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Mills Associates, effective December 15, 2004, to extend the term from December 31, 2004 to December 31, 2005 to provide continuing design review services with no change to the payment limit.  (No additional cost) (All Districts)

 

C.72    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Development Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Sponamore Associates, effective December 15, 2004, to extend the term from December 31, 2004 to December 31, 2005 to provide continuing Environmental Impact Report preparation services for the County Public Safety Building with no change to the payment limit.  (No additional cost) (All Districts)

 

C.73    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE Risk Manager to execute a contract with Lepper & Harrington for legal defense services for the period January 1 through December 31, 2005.  (General Liability Trust Fund) (All Districts)

 

C.74    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Risk Manager to execute a contract with Laughlin, Falbo, Levi & Moresi to provide legal services for worker’s compensation cases for the period January 1, 2005 through December 31, 2006.  (Workers’ Compensation Trust Fund) (All Districts)

 

C.75    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Risk Manager to execute a contract amendment with Essential Staffing, Inc., to increase the payment limit by $125,000 to a new payment limit of $225,000 for consulting services and workers’ compensation staffing services, with no change in the contract termination date.  (Workers’ Compensation Trust Fund) (All Districts)

 

C.76    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Building Inspection Director and Community Development Director to cooperatively execute a contract amendment with Accela, Inc., to extend the term from December 15, 2004 to March 4, 2005 and to increase the payment limit by $40,000 to a new payment limit of $385,000 for development and implementation of a web-based land use project tracking system that will be integrated with the County's Geographic Information System.  (100% permit fees) (All Districts)

 

C.77    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Building Inspection Director to execute a contract amendment with Accela, Inc., to extend the term from December 15, 2004 to December 14, 2007 and to increase the payment limit by $1,000,000 to a new payment limit of $1,385,000 for enhancements to the computerized building permit tracking and payment system.  (100% permit fees) (All Districts)

 

C.78    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with the Oakland Private Industry Council in an amount not to exceed $94,419 to provide East Bay Works regional system support services for the period July 1, 2004 through June 30, 2005.  (Budgeted, 100% Federal)  (All Districts)

 

C.79    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Donna Bledsoe to extend the term from January 31 to February 28, 2005 with no change in the payment limit of $31,650 to provide additional clerical supervision services.   (No additional cost)  (All Districts)

 

C.80    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Delta Personnel Services (dba Guardian Security Agency) to increase the payment limit by $15,000 to a new payment limit of $40,000 to provide security guard services at additional locations with no change in the term of September 1, 2004 through June 30, 2005.  (Budgeted, 40% Federal, 40% State, 20% County)  (All Districts)

 RELISTED to January 4, 2005 consideration to approve and authorize the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Delta Personnel Services (dba Guardian Security Agency) to increase the payment limit by $15,000 to a new payment limit of $40,000 to provide security guard services at additional locations with no change in the term of September 1, 2004 through June 30, 2005

 

C.81    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to issue a request for proposals in the amount of $1,300,000 for an automated case management and imaging system for the period April 1, 2005 through May 31, 2006.  (Budgeted, 40% Federal, 40% State, 20% County)  (All Districts)

 

C.82    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, on behalf of the Workforce Development Board, to execute a contract amendment with Rubicon Programs, Inc., to increase the payment limit by $25,999 to a new payment limit of $316,999 to provide out-of-school youth services in East, Central and West County with no change in the term of July 1, 2004 through June 30, 2005.  (Budgeted, 100% Federal)  (All Districts)

 

C.83    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Services Director, or designee, to execute a cancellation agreement with Michael Liu effective at the close of business November 17, 2004.  (Budgeted, 51% Federal, 49% State)  (All Districts)

 

C.84    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with John Muir/Mt Diablo Health System in an amount not to exceed $3,000 to continue to provide use of a mobile van to conduct regularly scheduled clinics offering health care services to low-income families and disadvantaged individuals in Central and East Contra Costa County for the period January 1 through December 31, 2005; and to indemnify John Muir/Mt Diablo Health System for any claims arising out of performance of this contract.  (Budgeted, 100% Federal Health Care for the Homeless Grant)  (Districts IV and V)

 

C.85    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with The System Consulting Consortium, Inc., effective November 15, 2004, to increase the payment limit by $10,000 to a new payment limit of $35,000 and to extend the term from December 31, 2004 to June 30, 2005 to provide additional hours of computer system evaluation and assessment of data management needs.  (Budgeted, 100% Environmental Health Division Fees)  (All Districts)

 

C.86    CORRECT Board action of August 17, 2004 (Item C.72), and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Foley & Lardner, L.L.P. instead of 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 with a maximum hourly fee of $500 instead of $435 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.87    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Cheryl Adams-Woodford, effective November 1, 2004, to increase the payment limit by $2,996 to a new payment limit of $105,996 to provide additional hours of project management, consultation and technical assistance with the PeopleSoft General Ledger System, with no change in the term of December 1, 2003 through November 30, 2004.  (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 12.6% County, 87.4% Patient/Third Party Revenues)  (All Districts)

 

C.88    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Jose Carlos N. Ng in an amount not to exceed $76,960 to continue to provide experienced computer technician services for the period January 1 through December 31, 2005.  (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 12.6% County, 87.4% Patient/Third Party Revenues)  (All Districts)

 

C.89    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee to execute a contract with Microplus Software and Systems, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $160,000 to continue to provide consultation and technical assistance with custom healthcare software for the period January 1 through December 31, 2005.  (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 12.6% County, 87.4% Patient/Third Party Revenues)  (All Districts)

 

C.90    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Karen Gonzalez in an amount not to exceed $52,000 to continue to provide custom software enhancement and upgrade services for the period January 1 through December 31, 2005.  (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 12.6% County, 87.4% Patient/Third Party Revenues)  (All Districts)

 

C.91    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District in an amount not to exceed $525,000 to provide First Responder Paramedic Program services for the period December 1, 2004 through June 30, 2005.  (Budgeted, 100% CSA EM-1 Measure H)  (All Districts)

 

C.92    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Kimberly Mayer in an amount not to exceed $102,720 to continue to provide administrative and management analysis, consultation, and technical assistance to the Mental Health Division for the period January 1 through December 31, 2005.  (Budgeted, 100% Mental Health Realignment)  (All Districts)

 

C.93    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with La Cheim School, Inc., effective December 1, 2004, to increase the payment limit by $140,000 to a new payment limit of $340,000 with no change in the term of July 1, 2004 through June 30, 2005, and to increase the automatic extension payment limit by $70,000 to a new payment limit of $170,000 with no change in the automatic extension through December 31, 2005 to provide additional therapeutic behavioral services to children 0-21 years of age who participate in the Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment program.  (Budgeted, 50% Federal FFP Medi-Cal, 46% State EPSDT, 4% Mental Health Realignment)  (All Districts)

 

C.94    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with Ujima Family Recovery Services, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $392,979 to continue to provide CalWORKs perinatal treatment services for women at The Rectory for the period July 1, 2004 through June 30, 2005, including an automatic extension through December 31, 2005 in an amount not to exceed $196,399.  (Budgeted, 100% State CalWORKs)  (All Districts)

 

C.95    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Utah Youth Village (dba Alpine Academy) in an amount not to exceed $34,209 to provide intensive day treatment program and mental health services to mentally or emotionally disturbed children as required under AB 3632 for the period July 27, 2004 through June 30, 2005, including an automatic extension through December 31, 2005 in an amount not to exceed $17,105.  (Budgeted, 100% IDEA)  (All Districts)

 

C.96    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with Young Men’s Christian Association of the East Bay, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $300,897 to continue to provide on-school-site counseling services to emotionally and behaviorally disturbed students in selected schools in West County for the period July 1, 2004 through June 30, 2005, including an automatic extension through December 31, 2005 in an amount not to exceed $150,449.  (Budgeted, 44% Federal FFP Medi-Cal, 44% State EPSDT, 12% Mental Health Realignment)  (Districts I and II)

 

C.97    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with Lincoln Child Center, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $1,430,676 to continue to provide school-based mental health services to severely emotionally disturbed elementary aged students and their families in East County for the period July 1, 2004 through June 30, 2005, including an automatic extension through December 31, 2005 in an amount not to exceed $715,338. (Budgeted, 42% Federal FFP Medi‑Cal, 40% State EPSDT, 1% Mt. Diablo Unified School District, 15% Pittsburg Unified School District, 2% Mental Health Realignment)  (Districts III and V)

 

C.98    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with Asian Pacific Psychological Services, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $383,450 to continue to provide school and community based mental health services and wraparound services to Asian children and their families for the period July 1, 2004 through June 30, 2005, including an automatic extension through December 31, 2005 in an amount not to exceed $191,725.  (Budgeted, 44% Federal FFP Medi‑Cal, 42% State EPSDT, 13% Mental Health Realignment)  (All Districts)

 

C.99    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with Fred Finch Youth Center, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $1,167,844 to continue to provide school and community based mental health services to seriously emotionally disturbed middle and high school students in the Mt. Diablo Unified School District and their families for the period July 1, 2004 through June 30, 2005, including an automatic extension through December 31, 2005 in an amount not to exceed $583,922.  (Budgeted, 29% Federal FFP Medi-Cal, 29% State EPSDT, 42% Mt. Diablo Unified School District)  (All Districts)

 

C.100  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Victor Kogler in an amount not to exceed $98,440 to continue to provide consultation, training, and technical assistance with the System of Care and Management Information System for the period January 1 through December 31, 2005.  (Budgeted, 90% Federal Prevention Set-Aside/SAPT Grants, 10% State)  (All Districts)

 

C.101  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Charles Windham, M.D., in an amount not to exceed $86,104 to continue to provide professional outpatient psychiatric services including emergency psychiatric services for the period January 1 through December 31, 2005.  (Budgeted, 100% Mental Health Realignment)  (All Districts)

 

C.102  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Resources for Community Development, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $539,068 to provide supportive housing services to homeless families in Central County for the period December 1, 2004 through June 30, 2005.  (Budgeted, 100% Federal HUD McKinney-Vento Grant)  (District IV)

 

C.103  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Staff Care, Inc., effective November 1, 2004, to increase the payment limit by $425,000 to a new payment limit of $975,000 and to extend the term from December 31, 2004 to December 31, 2005 to provide additional locum tenens physicians to work as temporary employees to provide vacation, sick leave, and extended leave relief for physicians at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center and Contra Costa Health Centers.  (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 12.6% County, 87.4% Patient/Third Party Revenues)  (All Districts)

 

C.104  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Larkin Breed, M.D., in an amount not to exceed $375,000 to continue to provide professional part-time radiology physician services at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center and Contra Costa Health Centers for the period January 1, 2005 through December 31, 2007.  (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 12.6% County, 87.4% Patient/Third Party Revenues)  (All Districts)

 

C.105  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a cancellation agreement with Kevin A. Beadles, M.D., effective at close of business on December 31, 2004; and to execute a new contract with Kevin A. Beadles, M.D., in an amount not to exceed $1,000,000 to provide ophthalmology services at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center for the period January 1, 2005 through December 31, 2007.  (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 12.6% County, 87.4% Patient/Third Party Revenues)  (All Districts)

CORRECTED TO READ:  APPROVED and AUTHORIZED the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a cancellation agreement with Kevin A. Beadles, M.D., effective at close of business on December 31, 2004; and to execute a new contract with Kevin A. Beadles, M.D., in an amount not to exceed $1,300,000 to provide ophthalmology services at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center for the period January 1, 2005 through December 31, 2007.

 

C.106  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Hewitt Partners International Management Consultants, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $25,300 to recruit for the Contra Costa Health Plan Deputy Director position for the period November 1, 2004 through June 30, 2005.  (Budgeted, Enterprise II: 5.9% County, 94.1% Health Plan Member Premiums)  (All Districts)

 

C.107  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with New Connections, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $537,088 to continue to provide substance abuse services, perinatal day-treatment services and CalWORKs assessment services for the period July 1, 2004 through June 30, 2005, including an automatic extension through December 31, 2005 in an amount not to exceed $268,544.  (Budgeted, 84% State CalWORKs, 16% Federal Perinatal Set Aside)  (All Districts)

 

C.108  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with STAND! Against Domestic Violence, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $78,505 to continue to provide domestic violence counseling services for the period July 1, 2004 through June 30, 2005, including an automatic extension through December 31, 2005 in an amount not to exceed $39,253.  (Budgeted, 78% State CalWORKs, 12% Proposition 10)  (All Districts)

 

C.109  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with Bi-Bett Corporation in an amount not to exceed $179,203 to continue to provide perinatal treatment services to women at Wollam House for the period July 1, 2004 through June 30, 2005, including an automatic extension through December 31, 2005 in an amount not to exceed $89,602.  (Budgeted, 87% State CalWORKs, 13% Federal Perinatal Set Aside)  (All Districts)

 

C.110  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Chair, Board of Supervisors, to execute an amendment to the Joint Exercise of Powers Agreement on behalf of the Public Works Department, with Alameda County Flood Control and Water Conservation District, Zone 7-Alameda County Flood Control and Water Conservation District, the City of Antioch, and the City of Concord, effective December 14, 2004, to develop a monitoring plan and to implement monitoring for our Statewide General National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Aquatic Pesticide Permit under the Regional Water Quality Control Boards, Countywide. (Stormwater Utility Assessment Funds) (All Districts) (See C.27)

 

Leases

 

C.111  EXERCISE option for a three-year extension of the lease with HPH Properties (dba the Equus Group) in the first-year amount of $3,106 per month for the period March 26, 2005 through March 25, 2008 for 1,578 square feet of office space at 1191 Central Boulevard, Suite D, Brentwood, for continued occupancy by the Building Inspection Department. (Budgeted) (District III)

 

C.112  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the General Services Director, or designee, to execute the First Amendment to the sublease dated January 1, 2003 with the State of California Employment Development Department for a portion of the premises at 2300 El Portal Drive, Suite B, San Pablo. (No County fiscal impact) (District I)

 

C.113  TERMINATE a lease to La Cheim School, Inc., for its use of the premises at 1700 Oak Park Boulevard, Pleasant Hill, and AUTHORIZE the General Services Director, or designee, to proceed with an eviction of La Cheim School, Inc. from the premises for non-payment of rent, as recommended by the General Services Director.

 

Other Actions

 

C.114  ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/653 approved by the Retirement Board, to establish the retirement plan contribution rates for employers and employees for the period July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2006.  (All Districts)

 

C.115  As the Board of Supervisors and the Housing Authority Board of Commissioners, ACCEPT the Milestones Status Report for the Contra Costa County Housing Trust Fund dated December 1, 2004, as recommended by the Community Development Director.  (All Districts) (See HA.1)

 

C.116  ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/654 to acknowledge that a public hearing required by Section 147 (f) of the Internal Revenue Code has been held by the Deputy Director-Redevelopment, and authorizing issuance of Multi-Family Housing Revenue Bonds in an amount not to exceed $28 million to finance the development of the Courtyard at Cypress Grove Apartments, Oakley, and authorizing the Deputy Director-Redevelopment to execute such documents as necessary to effectuate the purposes of the Resolution.  (District V)

 

C.117  ACCEPT report regarding the major components of an Inclusionary Housing Ordinance, and DIRECT Community Development Department staff to work with the County Counsel to prepare a draft Inclusionary Housing Ordinance for review by the County Planning Commission, as recommended by the Community Development Director.  (All Districts)

 

C.118  APPROVE amendment of fiscal agreement with the Pittsburg Redevelopment Agency to subordinate the County’s AB 1290 Pass-through for the Agency’s proposed 2004 bonds, as recommended by the County Administrator.  (District V)

 

C.119  ACCEPT the Advisory Council Against Domestic Violence 2004 Annual Report, as recommended by the Family and Human Services Committee.  (All Districts)

 

C.120  APPROVE specified revisions to the Hazardous Materials Incident Notification Policy, as recommended by the Health Services Director.  (All Districts)

 

C.121  RECEIVE 2004 annual reports of the Advisory Council on Equal Employment Opportunity, the Human Relations Commission, and the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District Advisory Commission, as recommended by the County Administrator.  (All Districts)

 

C.122  APPROVE amendment to the Blackhawk Final Development Plan to allow the transfer of a portion of a common area parcel that has been improved with a fence and part of a driveway for the purpose of attaching it to an adjacent residential lot located at 201 South Ridge Court, Danville/Blackhawk area, and FIND that the project is categorically exempt under the California Environmental Quality Act Guidelines Section 15305(a), as recommended by the Community Development Director.  (District III)

 

C.123  ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/655 to revise the County's policy on the use of the Library meeting rooms to make it consistent with current law governing the use of public facilities for religious activities, as recommended by the County Librarian.  (All Districts)

 

C.124  ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/656 to revise the County's policy on the use of Library exhibit cases and the display and distribution of non-Library materials pertaining to religious activities, as recommended by the County Librarian.  (All Districts)

 

C.125  APPROVE response to Grand Jury Report No. 0502, entitled “Is B.A.D. Good?  Open Space Benefit Assessment District Balloting Process”, and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to forward the response to the Superior Court no later than December 22, 2004, as recommended by the Ad Hoc Committee on Open Space Funding.  (All Districts)

 

C.126  ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/544 to request that the former employees of Lithia Ford be returned to work at Future Ford of Concord, and that Future Ford begin bargaining in good faith with the collective bargaining agents of the dealership, as recommended by Supervisor DeSaulnier.  (District IV)

 

C.127  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a hold harmless agreement to indemnify Brenden Theaters for use of the theater located at 1985 Willow Pass Road, Concord, on February 1, 2005 to screen the film “Let’s Get Real,” an educational film for teachers, administrators, parents and other professionals who work with youth.  (100% County Office of Education funds) (All Districts)

 

C.128  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a hold harmless agreement to indemnify Contra Costa Transit Authority for use of The County Connection board room located at 2477 Arnold Industrial Way, Concord, on the fourth Thursday of each month to conduct Hazardous Material Commission meetings.  (All Districts)

 

C.129  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute an Unpaid Student Training Agreement with Bryman College to provide field instruction and clinical experience to medical students for the period July 1, 2004 through June 30, 2005.  (All Districts)

 

C.130  ACCEPT update from the County Administrator and the Department of Health Services - Mental Health Division regarding the management and security of the Crestwood facility and the status of its operation.  (District IV) 

 

C.131  RECEIVE Public and Environmental Health Advisory Board 2004 Annual Report, as recommended by the Health Services Director.  (All Districts)

 

C.132  RECEIVE Alcohol and Other Drugs Advisory Board 2004 Annual Report, as recommended by the Health Services Director.  (All Districts)

 

C.133  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.134  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.135  REFER report on the County’s Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) Department Self-Evaluation Questionnaires for Services, Activities, and Programs to the Internal Operations Committee, as recommended by the Transportation, Water and Infrastructure Committee.  (All Districts)

 

C.136  ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/629 allowing the County to reimburse certain expenditures for capital improvements to the Brentwood Health Clinic and the Concord One-Stop Career Center from the proceeds of a future lease financing, as recommended by the County Administrator.  (All Districts)

 

C.137  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.138  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)

 

Redevelopment Agency

 

C.139  ADOPT Redevelopment Agency budget for fiscal year 2004/2005, as recommended by the Executive Director.  (No General Funds) (All Districts)

 

 

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

12-20-04

  9:00 a.m.

See above

Finance Committee

12-20-04

11:30 a.m.

See above

Finance Committee

12-27-04

Cancelled

See above

Family and Human Services Committee

12-27-04

Cancelled 

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,  December 14, 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.    Larry Hein v. East Contra Costa Fire Protection District, Claim No. 49905

2.    Jerry Berkowitz, et al. v. Contra Costa County, C.C.C Superior Court No. C 02—02624

3.    In re C.C.C. Community Services Department, CDSS Nos. 6802305001z, B, C.

4.    Contra Costa County v. Baca, C.C.C. Superior Court No. C 03-02951

 

B.              CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL--ANTICIPATED LITIGATION  Significant exposure to litigation pursuant to Gov. Code, § 54956.9(b): One potential case