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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)

 

AGENDA

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 2004

 

The Board of Supervisors respects your time, and every attempt is made to accurately estimate when an item may be heard by the Board.  All times specified for items on the Board of Supervisors agenda are approximate.  Items may be heard later than indicated depending on the business of the day.  Your patience is appreciated.

 

PROJECTED

___TIME____

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

By unanimous vote, with all Supervisors present, the Board voted to initiate litigation.  The action, defendants, and other particulars will be disclosed to any person upon inquiry, once litigation is formally commenced.

 

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

 

Inspirational Thought  -  “Happiness is not a station you arrive at, but a manner of traveling.”  ~Margaret Lee Runbeck

 

CONSIDER  CONSENT  ITEMS   -  Approved as listed.

 

HOUSING AUTHORITY CONSENT ITEMS Approved as listed.

 

HA.1    ADOPT Housing Authority Resolution No. 5049 approving collection loss write-off in the amount of $26,271.33 for the quarter ending December 31, 2003, as recommended by the Advisory Housing Commission.  (All Districts)                      

 

9:35 A.M.

 

PRESENTATIONS Approved as listed.

 

PR.1    PRESENTATION to adopt Resolution No. 2004/26 in celebration of a 35-year service award for Stefanie van Ogtrop, Senior Branch Librarian, Danville Branch.  (Anne Cain, County Librarian) (All Districts)

 

PR.2    PRESENTATION on the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Annual Community Assessment Report for the County Community Development Block Grant, HOME Investment Partnership Program, and Emergency Shelter Grant Program for Fiscal Year 2002.  (Jim Kennedy, Deputy Director Redevelopment Agency) (All Districts)

 

9:45 A.M.

 

SHORT DISCUSSION ITEMS - Approved as listed except as noted below::

 

SD.1    CONSIDER any Consent Items previously removed.

 

SD.2    CONSIDER accepting the findings of the Strategic Energy Plan for County facilities and directing the County Administrator and General Services Director to implement the recommendations of the Plan. (Jason Crapo, County Administrator’s Office) (All Districts)

            ACCEPTED the findings of the Strategic Energy Plan for County Facilities and DIRECTED the County Administrator and General Services Director to implement the recommendations of the Plan

 

SD.3    CONSIDER adopting Resolution No. 2004/61 accepting as complete the contracted work performed by Mike Brown Electric Company for the Cummings Skyway at Crockett Boulevard Traffic Signal Project, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Crockett area. (Maurice Shiu, Public Works Director) (Local Road Funds) (District II)

            ADOPTED Resolution No.2004/61 accepting as complete the contracted work performed by Mike Brown Electric Company for the Cummings Skyway at Crockett Boulevard Traffic Signal Project, as recommended by the Public Works Director

 

SD.4    CONSIDER authorizing increased revenues in the amount of $623,692 from undesignated fees and APPROPRIATE for Contra Costa’s share of the $31,000,000 statewide AB 1759 payment.  (Lisa Driscoll, County Administrator’s Office) (All Districts)

            AUTHORIZED increased revenues in the amount of $623,692 from undesignated fees and APPROPRIATED for Contra Costa’s share of the $31,000,000 statewide AB 1759 payment

 

DELIBERATION ITEMS - Approved as listed except as noted below::

 

D.1      PUBLIC  COMMENT.  (3 Minutes/Speaker)  The following persons presented testimony

                 Duane Chapman, Richmond, regarding his eviction.

 

                 Kennard Cole, 2420 Tomar Court, Pinole, regarding the possible closure of the Buchanan Airport in Concord.

 

D.2      CONSIDER accepting report and approving recommendations of the DUI (Drinking Under the Influence) Task Force regarding sanctions and treatment for repeat DUI offenders and multiple license-suspension drivers.  (Robert Kochly, District Attorney) (All Districts)

            ACCEPTED report presented by the District Attorney on behalf of the DUI (Drinking Under the Influence) Task Force regarding sanctions and treatment for repeat DUI offenders and multiple license-suspension drivers; APPROVED legislative proposals except those pertaining to proof of a valid driver's license to register a vehicle, waiver of the booking fee for local agencies when they elect to book offenders for DUI,  increase  in the length and intensity of current DUI programs, and enhancement of  treatment and education for those convicted of alcohol related reckless driving, which were approved in concept only and referred to the County Administrator for further study and recommendation to the Board;  DIRECTED the County Administrator to study those proposals involving systemic changes in county service delivery and to make recommendations to the appropriate Board subcommittees; and DIRECTED the County Administrator to work with Senator Torlakson’s Office and the County's lobbyist, and return to the Board with any further recommendations.

 

D.3      CONSIDER accepting status report on the State budget situation.  (John Sweeten, County Administrator) (All Districts)

                 ACCEPTED status report by the County Administrator on the State Budget situation.

 

Adjourned in memory of John Lee, County Employee of the Employment and Human Services Department

 

Closed Session

 

THE BOARD WILL NOT MEET ON FEBRUARY 17, 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      ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/62 accepting as complete the contracted work performed by W.R. Forde Associates for the Olympic Boulevard Pedestrian Path Project, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Walnut Creek area. (58% Transportation Development Agency Grant, 29% Measure C Funds, and 13% Drainage Area 15A Funds) (District II)

 

C.2      APPROVE plans and specifications for the Oak Road Right Turn Lane and Signal Modifications Project; and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director to advertise the Project, Pleasant Hill BART area. (Redevelopment Agency Funds) (District IV)

 

C.3      APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute the Purchase and Sale Agreement with Robert Pochini and Peggy J. Pochini; ACCEPT the Grant Deed from Robert Pochini and Peggy J. Pochini; and AUTHORIZE the Auditor-Controller to issue a check in the amount of $55,000 payable to Placer Title Company for property rights in connection with the North Broadway Area Infrastructure Phase III Project, Bay Point area. (Redevelopment Agency Funds) (District V)

 

C.4      APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Principal Real Property Agent to execute the Relocation Assistance Claim form from Bishop Wisecarver for moving expenses in the amount of $47,539, and AUTHORIZE the Auditor-Controller to process payment of $47,539 to Bishop Wisecarver in connection with the State Route 4 East, Railroad Avenue to Loveridge Road Project, Pittsburg area.  (Contra Costa Transportation Authority Funds) (District V)

 

C.5      ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/63 approving and authorizing the conveyance of a Correction Grant Deed to the State of California, and authorizing the Chair, Board of Supervisors, to execute said Correction Grant Deed on behalf of the County, in connection with the State Route 4/Willow Pass Grade Lowering Project, Pittsburg area. (No funding involved) (District V)

 

C.6      ADOPT Traffic Resolution No. 2004/4051 prohibiting parking at all times on the south side of San Pablo Avenue (Road No. 0971C) beginning at the center line of the intersection of Merchant Street (Road No. 2295D) and extending westerly a distance of 420 feet, Crockett area. (District II)

 

C.7      APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director to submit four 2004/2005 Transportation Development Act Grant Applications to the Metropolitan Transportation Commission in the amount of $481,000 for Fiscal Year 2004/2005 for the Pacifica Avenue Asphalt Concrete Path/Curb Ramp, San Pablo Dam Road Sidewalk Final Phase, Bethel Island Boulevard Sidewalk, and Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety Education projects, Countywide. (Transportation Development Act Funds) (All Districts)

 

C.8      ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/64 correcting Resolution No. 2004/51, which approved the Notice of Intention to sell County surplus property identified as Assessor’s Parcel Number 097-150-012, located on the southwest corner of Willow Pass Road and Goble Drive on the north side of Highway 4, at public auction, to correct the bidding date as April 22, 2004 and extend the option deposit amount from $20,000 to $35,000, Bay Point area. (100% Contra Costa Transportation Authority Funds) (District V)

 

C.9      ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/65 correcting Resolution No. 2004/52, which approved the Notice of Intention to sell County surplus property identified as Assessor’s Parcel Number 098-230-050, located on Evora Road on the west side of Willow Pass Road and north of Highway 4, at public auction, to correct the bidding date as April 22, 2004, Bay Point area.  (100% Contra Costa Transportation Authority Funds) (District V)

 

Special Districts & County Airports

 

C.10    As the Governing Board of the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District, ADOPT Resolution Nos. 2004/66, 2004/67, and 2004/68, relating to the establishment of a Mello-Roos Community Facility District for fire protection services in the Cypress Lakes subdivision, Oakley/Bethel Island area, acknowledging receipt of a petition from the property owner, Shea Homes; and adopting goals and policies for community facilities districts.  (No impact on the County General Fund) (District V)

 

C.11    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Chief Engineer, or designee, Flood Control and Water Conservation District, to execute, on behalf of the Contra Costa Clean Water Program,  a Program Agreement to provide administrative support services to implement National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Permit requirements for the following municipalities: the Towns of Danville and Moraga; the Cities of Antioch, Brentwood, Clayton, Concord, El Cerrito, Hercules, Lafayette, Martinez, Oakley, Orinda, Pinole, Pittsburg, Pleasant Hill, Richmond, San Pablo, San Ramon, and Walnut Creek; the unincorporated Contra Costa County; and the Flood Control & Water Conservation District for the period July 1, 2003 through June 30, 2010. (Cities Stormwater Utility Fee Assessments) (All Districts)

 

C.12    AUTHORIZE the Chief Engineer, or designee, Flood Control Water Conservation District, to arrange for payment of $25,822 to State Route 4 Bypass Authority for installation of a 187 foot portion of stormdrain A5 in Drainage Area 30C, Brentwood area. (Drainage Area 30C Funds) (District III)

 

C.13    ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/69 approving and authorizing the conveyance of the Flood Control and Water Conservation District’s (District) interest in real property to Contra Costa County, and authorizing the Chair, Board of Supervisors, to execute an Assignment of Easement on behalf of the District, in connection with the Drainage Area 29G Basin Project, Antioch area. (No funding involved) (District V)

 

C.14    ACCEPT Assignment of Easement dated February 10, 2004 transferring flood control maintenance responsibilities for Drainage Area 29G Basin site from the Flood Control and Water Conservation District to Contra Costa County, and DIRECT the Real Property Division to have said assignment recorded in the Office of the County Recorder, Antioch area. (No funding involved) (District V)

 

C.15    ACCEPT the Grant Deed and Easement Deed from Blacksmith Homes, a California Limited Liability Company, for property rights required for Drainage Area 52D Basin #1 and Marsh Creek Right of Way, in connection with the Delta Pointe Bernard Road Bridge & Basins Project, Oakley area. (No funding involved) (District V)

 

Claims, Collections & Litigation

 

C.16    DENY claims of Lamos Wayne Sturgis; Donald Winebrenner; Dorothy M. Olden; Jaylah Dailey; Belinda Roundtree; Paulette and John Witucki; and Sandria Husband.

 

Hearing Dates

 

C.17    RECEIVE report prepared by the Auditor-Controller of the property tax-related costs of the Assessor, Tax Collector, Auditor, and Assessment Appeals Board for fiscal year 2002/2003, and FIX March 16, 2004, at 9:30 a.m. for hearing to consider and adopt findings of property tax administrative costs.  (All Districts)

 

C.18    ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/70 accepting the Engineer’s Report for County Service Area L-100, SD 028694 and fixing a hearing for April 6, 2004 at 9:30 a.m. to consider levying an assessment for additional parcels to be annexed, Lafayette area. (County Service Area L-100 Funds) (District II)

 

Ordinances

 

C.19    ADOPT Ordinance No. 2004-03, introduced February 3, 2004, to exclude the class of Executive Assistant to the County Administrator-Exempt from the Merit System.  (All Districts)

 

C.20    ADOPT Ordinance No. 2004-04, introduced February 3, 2004, rezoning 1.026 acres at 305 Miranda Lane in the Alamo area from General Agriculture (A-2) to Single Family Residential (R-20) District.  (District III)

 

Appointments & Resignations

 

C.21    ACCEPT resignation of Karen Weinstein from the Alcohol and Other Drugs Advisory Board, 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.22    APPOINT Sandra L. Williams, Kathryn Pier, Alma Lones, and Bobbie J. Arnold to the Homeless Continuum of Care Advisory Board, as recommended by the Internal Operations Committee.  (All Districts)

 

C.23    APPOINT John Dalrymple to a Labor seat on the Workforce Development Board, as recommended by the Internal Operations Committee.  (All Districts)

 

C.24    APPOINT Linda Pappas-Diaz as the District V representative to the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District’s Fire Advisory Commission, as recommended by Supervisor Glover.  (District V)

 

C.25    RE-APPOINT Mary Erbez to the Member 2 seat on the Eastern Contra Costa Transit Authority Board of Directors, as recommended by Supervisor Glover.  (District V)

 

C.26    DECLARE vacant the At-Large 1 Commissioner seat on the Countywide Youth Commission previously held by Bilal Chaudhry due to resignation and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy, as recommended by the Countywide Youth Commission.  (All Districts) 

 

C.27    ACCEPT resignation of Max Jacobs from the County Service Area P-5 Citizens Advisory Committee, DECLARE vacant the Appointee 8 seat, and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy, as recommended by Supervisor Greenberg.  (District III)

 

C.28    APPOINT Vernon Jones to the Local Committee (Walnut Creek) seat; DECLARE vacant the At Large 2, At Large 13, At Large 19, and Local Committee (San Pablo) seats on the Advisory Council on Aging; and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancies, as recommended by the Advisory Council on Aging.  (All Districts)

 

Appropriation Adjustments  - 2003/2004 FY

 

C.29    Sheriff-Coroner (0255, 0362):  AUTHORIZE transfer of appropriations in the amount of $1,612,853 from an obsolete cost center to the cost center where expenses are incurred within the Sheriff’s Department.  (All Districts)

 

C.30    Health Services (Various Budget Units):  AUTHORIZE realignment of current revenues, and an increase in estimated revenues in the amount of $37,210,519 from state and federal reimbursements; and APPROPRIATE to various budget units for additional positions, other salaries and benefits costs, contracts, services, and equipment in the Health Services Department for fiscal year 2003/2004.    (All Districts)

 

Intergovernmental Relations

 

C.31    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Chair, Board of Supervisors, to execute Addendum I to the Joint Exercise of Powers Agreement pertaining to Tri-Valley Transportation Development Fees for Traffic Mitigation.  (No County cost) (District III)

 

Personnel Actions

 

C.32    RETITLE the class of Cable TV Administrator to Director, Office of Communications and Media in the Office of the County Administrator, as recommended by the County Administrator.  (All Districts) (Consider with C.55)

 

C.33    ADD one Clerk-Senior Level and one Secretary Journey Level positions in the Employment and Human Services Department.  (Budgeted, 100% Federal)  (All Districts)

 

Grants & Contracts

 

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

 

C.34    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Development Director, or designee, to execute the Standard Agreement provided by the State Water Resources Control Board to receive and administer the Proposition 13 grant in the amount of $80,000 that the Community Development Department was awarded in 2001 for the Contra Costa County Watershed Atlas and Creek Restoration Strategy (Atlas).  (No County match) (All Districts)

 

C.35    APPROVE the 2003/2004 County Plan for Refugee Services, and APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with the Federal Office of Refugee Resettlement in an amount not to exceed $66,386 in Refugee Employment Social Services funds to provide services to assist refugees in obtaining self-sufficiency through employment for the period October 1, 2003 through September 30, 2004.  (No County match)  (All Districts)

 

C.36    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, in collaboration with Volunteer and Emergency Services Team in Action (VESTIA) to apply for and, if awarded, accept funding from United Way of the Bay Area in an amount not to exceed $40,000 for the Service Integration Program Verde Involving Parents Program for the period July 1, 2004 through December 31, 2005.  (No County match)  (District I)

 

C.37    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with the State Department of Mental Health in an amount not to exceed $1,136,246 for continuation of the Conditional Release Program (CONREP) for the period July 1, 2003 through June 30, 2004.  (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.38    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Human Resources Director, or designee, to execute contracts with Venturi Staffing Services, AppleOne Employment Service, TAC Staffing Services, and Barrett Business Services, Inc., each in the amount of $500,000 to provide temporary help to County agencies, departments or offices for the period January 1 through July 31, 2004.  (Charged to user departments on an as-needed basis only) (All Districts)

 

C.39    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Chabot-Las Positas Community College District in the amount of $185,000 to provide training for group home care providers in Contra Costa County for the period February 1 through December 31, 2004.  (Budgeted, 100% Federal)  (All Districts)

 

C.40    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Miguel Navarro in an amount not to exceed $43,100 to continue to provide systems analysis and application development services in support of the Time Study Project and contracts database for the period March 1 through August 31, 2004.  (Budgeted, 40% Federal, 40% State, 20% County)  (All Districts)

 

C.41    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Ombudsman Services of Contra Costa to decrease the payment limit by $13,622 to a new payment limit of $234,598 to reflect federal and state funding for long term care ombudsman services, with no change in the term of July 1, 2003 through June 30, 2004.  (Budgeted, 92% Federal, 8% State)  (All Districts)

 

C.42    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Contra Costa Legal Services to increase the payment limit by $908 to a new payment limit of $110,782 to reflect increased federal and state funding for legal services to seniors, with no change in the term of July 1, 2003 through June 30, 2004.  (Budgeted, 90% Federal, 10% State)  (All Districts)

 

C.43    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Lao Family Community Development, Inc., to increase the payment limit by $17,259 to a new payment limit of $62,763 to provide additional employment and Healthy Marriages Program services to limited English proficient CalWORKs participants, with no change in the term of July 1, 2003 through June 30, 2004.  (Budgeted, 89% Federal, 11% County)  (All Districts)

 

C.44    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Health Services Department Public Health Division to increase the payment limit by $71,330 to a new payment limit of $1,581,918 to provide additional Senior Nutrition Program services, with no change in the term of July 1, 2003 through June 30, 2004.  (Budgeted, 90% Federal, 10% State)  (All Districts)

 

C.45    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Shizuko Angel in an amount not to exceed $42,848 to continue to provide website maintenance, training, and documentation to the Public Health Community Wellness and Prevention Program for the period March 1, 2004 through February 28, 2005.  (Budgeted, 100% Federal Bioterrorism Grant)  (All Districts)

 

C.46    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with North Berkeley Counseling Center, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $35,000 to continue to provide Medi-Cal mental health specialty services for the period March 1, 2004 through June 30, 2005.   (Budgeted, 100% State and Federal FFP Medi-Cal Funds)  (All Districts)

 

C.47    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Jewish Family and Children’s Services of the East Bay, Inc., effective March 1, 2004, to increase the payment limit by $25,000 to a new payment limit of $75,000 to provide additional Medi-Cal mental health specialty services, with no change in the term of July 1, 2003 through June 30, 2004.  (Budgeted, 100% State and Federal FFP Medi-Cal Funds)  (All Districts)

 

C.48    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with V. Arek Keledjian, M.D., effective March 1, 2004, to increase the payment limit by $10,000 to a new payment limit of $40,000 to provide additional internal medicine services, with no change in the term of June 1, 2003 through May 31, 2006.  (Budgeted, Enterprise I:  13.5% County, 86.5% Patient/Third Party Revenues)  (All Districts)

 

C.49    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Turning Point Counseling Center, Inc., effective March 1, 2004, to increase the payment limit by $25,000 to a new payment limit of $50,000 to provide additional Medi-Cal mental health specialty services, with no change in the term of July 1, 2003 through June 30, 2004.  (Budgeted, 100% State and Federal FFP Medi-Cal Funds)  (All Districts)

 

C.50    CORRECT Board action of January 6, 2004 (C.91), which authorized the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Rodney J. Chan, DPM, to reflect an increase in the payment limit by $30,000 to a new payment limit of $370,260, instead of no change in the payment limit, to provide four-hour clinic sessions of podiatry services in addition to regularly scheduled five clinic sessions per week, with no change in the term of October 1, 2002 through September 30, 2005.  (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 13.5% County, 86.5% Patient/Third Party Revenues)  (All Districts)

 

C.51    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Services Director, or designee, to execute contract amendments to increase the payment limit and to extend the terms from February 29, 2004 as shown below to provide additional Home Visiting Program Services (Budgeted, 100% State Proposition 10)  (All Districts):

 

Contractor                    Increase     New Payment Limit     New Term

Ana Maria Araujo        $10,200      $47,960                     May 21, 2004

Eugenia Pierce              $10,200      $47,960                     May 21, 2004

Gain Phan                     $10,200      $47,960                     May 21, 2004

Margaret Dixon            $18,200      $65,000                     June 30, 2004

 

C.52    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with David Chavez and Associates, effective February 1, 2004, to increase the payment limit by $11,000 to a new payment limit of $36,000 and to extend the term from July 1 to December 31, 2004 for environmental consulting services.  (48% Flood Control and Water Conservation Funds, 48% Local Road Funds and 4% Airport Funds) (All District)

 

Leases

 

C.53    EXERCISE the third option for a two-year extension of the lease with Margaret M. Morgan in the amount of $7,375 per month for the premises at 2400 Sycamore Drive, Suite 33, Antioch for continued occupancy by the Health Services Department for the period of May 1, 2004 through April 30, 2006. (Budgeted) (District V)

 

C.54    EXERCISE the first option for a two-year extension of the lease with Lauritzen Yacht Harbor, L.L.C., in the first-year amount of $1,290 per month for the premises at 70 Lauritzen Lane, Oakley, for continued occupancy by the Sheriff-Coroner for the period of March 1, 2004 through February 28, 2006. (Budgeted) (District V)

 

Other Actions

 

C.55    APPROVE name change of Contra Costa Television (CCTV) to Office of Communications and Media, as recommended by the County Administrator.  (All Districts) (Consider with C.32)

 

C.56    ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/71 calling and noticing a June 22, 2004 Retirement Association Election to fill upcoming General Member, Retired Member, and Retired Alternate Member vacancies on the Contra Costa County Employees’ Retirement Association Board, as recommended by the Retirement Administrator.  (All Districts)

 

C.57    APPROVE the submission of Contra Costa County applications for the National Association of Counties (NACo) 2004 Achievement Awards, and AUTHORIZE the Chair, Board of Supervisors, to sign the application forms, as recommended by the County Administrator.  (Budgeted) (All Districts)

 

C.58    ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/72 authorizing the sale and issuance of General Obligation Bonds, Election of 2001, Series C & D, on behalf of Liberty Union High School District in an amount not to exceed $17,642,343. (Districts III and V)

 

C.59    RE-ADOPT plans and specifications and AUTHORIZE the General Services Director to rebid the project to construct a Labor Delivery Recovery Room at the Contra Costa Regional Medical Center, 2500 Alhambra Avenue, Martinez, for the Health Services Department.  (CCCPFA Lease Revenue Bonds, Series 2001 B) (District II)

 

Redevelopment Agency

 

C.60    APPROVE rules and regulations governing the use of the Rodeo Senior Center, 189 Parker Avenue, Rodeo.  (District II)

 

Consent Items of Board Members

 

C.61    DIRECT County Counsel and the Community Development Department staff to provide support to the Kensington Community Services District and the Kensington Municipal Advisory Council in the development of a noise ordinance applicable to Kensington that would be enforced by the Kensington Police Department, as recommended by Supervisor Gioia.  (Unfunded Mandates) (District I)

 

C.62    DIRECT County Counsel and the Community Development Department to draft an amendment to the Ordinance Code that allows for fund raising activities connected with non-profit or charitable organizations on residential property, as recommended by Supervisor Gioia.  (Unfunded Mandates) (District I)

 

 

 

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 second and fourth Mondays 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

2-16-04

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, February 10, 2004, 9:00 a.m. and thereafter

 

Board Chambers Room 107 and Room 105

Administration Building,

651 Pine Street, Martinez, California

 

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

1.                  Contra Costa County v. Gibbert, et al., C.C.C. Superior Court No. C 03-00555

2.                  Heather Hamilton v. Contra Costa County, Claim No. 52609 

 

B.                  CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL--ANTICIPATED LITIGATION  

Initiation of litigation pursuant to Gov. Code, § 54956.9(c):  One potential case