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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

FEBRUARY 24, 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.

 

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

There were no Closed Session announcements.

 

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

 

Inspirational Thought  -  “Too often we … enjoy the comfort of opinion without the discomfort of thought.”  ~John F. Kennedy

 

CONSIDER  CONSENT  ITEMS   -  Approved as listed.

                      

HOUSING AUTHORITY CONSENT ITEMS - Approved as listed.

 

HA.1    ACCEPT Investment Report of the Housing Authority of the County of Contra Costa for the quarter ending December 31, 2003 as required by SB564 (Ch 783).  (All Districts)      

 

10:05 A.M.

 

PRESENTATIONS - Approved as listed.

 

 

PR.1    PRESENTATION to adopt Resolution No. 2004/25 proclaiming February 24, 2004 as "Spay Day U.S.A. in Contra Costa County" to observe responsible pet ownership and kindness to animals.  (Michael G. Ross, Animal Services Director) (All Districts)

 

PR.2    PRESENTATION on the John Muir Festival Center, a partnership of the City of Martinez, the Willows Theatre Company, the John Muir Memorial Association and the Martinez Historical Society that is pursuing four economic development, educational and cultural projects based in Martinez that will benefit Contra Costa County and the entire region.  (Supervisor Uilkema; June Catalano, Martinez City Manager) (District II)

 

10:15 A.M.

 

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

 

SD.1    CONSIDER any Consent Items previously removed.

 

SD.2    CONSIDER accepting report from the Transportation, Water and Infrastructure Committee on the status of the East Contra Costa County Habitat Conservation Plan.  (Supervisor Greenberg; John Kopchik, Community Development Department) (All Districts)

ACCEPTED the report from the Transportation, Water and Infrastructure Committee on the status of the East Contra Costa County Habitat Conservation Plan and DIRECTED the Community Development Department to report back to the Transportation, Water and Infrastructure Committee  with an update on the agencies participating in the Habitat Conservation Plan.

 

SD.3    HEARING to consider the adoption of Resolution No. 2004/48 for the proposed increase of certain Office of the Sheriff Forensic Division fees and fees for additional examination services effective January 1, 2004.  (Karen Sheldon, Chief Forensic Services) (All Districts)

             ADOPTED Resolution No. 2004/48 for the proposed increase of certain Office of the Sheriff Forensic Division fees and fees for additional examination services effective January 1, 2004

 

10:30 A.M.

 

SD.4    CONTINUED HEARING on the appeal of Darlene M. Michaud and Bruce R. Michaud (Owners) from the decision of the County Abatement Officer declaring a public nuisance on property located at 3165 Bragdon Way, Clayton.  (Mike Silva, Building Inspection Department) (District IV)

CONTINUED to an undetermined date, Hearing on the appeal of Darlene M. Michaud and Bruce R. Michaud (Owners) from the decision of the  County Abatement Officer  declaring a public nuisance on property located at 3165 Bragdon Way, Clayton

 

SD.5    HEARING on the appeal of Debra Evans (Owner) from the decision of the County Abatement Officer declaring a public nuisance on property located at Bradford Island Road, Bradford Island.  (Terry Plys, Building Inspection Department) (District V)

CLOSED the Public Hearing; AFFIRMED the County Abatement Officer’s determination in the notice and order to abate; ORDERED the  property owner, Debra Evans to abate the public nuisance on the property located at APN #026-120-012, Bradford Island Road, Bradford Island  within 30days of the mailing of the Board’s decision; and DIRECTED the County Abatement Officer to remove the sub-standard structures from  the property and charge the cost of the work and all administrative costs to the property owner, if the property owner does not comply with the Board’s order to abate the public nuisance; and DIRECTED the County Abatement Officer to file the Board’s decision with the Clerk of the Board of Supervisors

 

SD.6    HEARING on the appeal of Thomas Trost (Owner) from the decision of the County Abatement Officer declaring a public nuisance on property located at Bradford Island Road, Bradford Island.  (Terry Plys, Building Inspection Department) (District V)

CLOSED the Public Hearing; AFFIRMED the County Abatement Officer’s determination in the notice and order to abate; ORDERED the property owner, Thomas B. Trost, to abate the public nuisance on the property located at APN #026-040-008, Bradford Island Road, Bradford Island within 30 days of the mailing of the Board’s decision; DIRECTED the County Abatement Officer to remove the scrap metal and  commercial equipment from the property and charge the cost of the work and all administrative costs to the property owner, if the property  owner does not comply with the Board’s order to abate the public nuisance; and DIRECTED the County Abatement  officer to file the Board’s  decision with the Clerk of the Board of Supervisors.

 

DELIBERATION ITEMSApproved as listed except as noted below

 

D.1      PUBLIC  COMMENT.  (3 Minutes/Speaker)

            Cliff Souza, 1044 Arlington Way, Martinez regarding the District II Supervisor debate.

            Candy Ray, 1030 Maywood Lane, Martinez requesting the word “HOPE” be replaced on a County hillside.

            Douglas Johnson, 126 Williamson Court, Martinez, requesting the word “HOPE” be replaced on a County hillside.

            Ruth Daniels, 2246 Olympic Drive, Martinez, regarding the construction of the Martinez Juvenile Hall;

           Dianne Cole, 2420 Tomar Court, Pinole, regarding possible closure of Concord Buchanan Field;

 

D.2      CONSIDER report from the Transportation, Water and Infrastructure Committee on activities in support of reauthorization of Measure C-88, a half-cent sales tax for transportation improvements and growth management.  (Steven L. Goetz, Community Development Department) (All Districts)

            ACCEPTED the report from the Transportation Water and Infrastructure Committee on activities in support of reauthorization of Measure C-88, a half-cent sales tax

            for transportation improvements and growth management.

 

Closed Session

 

D.3      CONSIDER accepting follow-up report from the Health Services Department and MRS (Marine Research Specialists) Consulting on the General Chemical Richmond Works Facility safety evaluation.  (Randall Sawyer, Health Services Department; John Peirson, Ivor John, MRS Consulting) (All Districts)

ACCEPTED the follow-up report from the Health Services Department and MRS (Marine Research Specialists) Consulting on the General Chemical Richmond Works Facility safety evaluation.

 

Road and Transportation

C.1      ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/74 accepting as complete the contracted work performed by W.R. Forde Associates for the Strenzel Lane Erosion and Sediment Reduction Project, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Martinez area. (40% Regional Water Quality Control Board Funds, 35% County Road Funds and 25% United States National Park Services Funds) (District II)

 

C.2      ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/75 ratifying the prior decision of the Public Works Director to fully close a portion of Bixler Road on February 16 through February 27, 2004 from 7:00 a.m. through 4:30 p.m., for the purpose of installing multiple stormdrain lines across Bixler Road for Subdivision 8570 in conjunction with RA 1121, Byron area. (District III)

 

C.3      ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/76 approving and authorizing the Public Works Director to fully close a portion of Parker Avenue on March 13, 2004 from 8:00 a.m. through 10:30 a.m., for the purpose of Opening Day Little League Parade, Rodeo area. (District II)

 

C.4      ACCEPT the Grant of Easement from Dennis D. Davis and Janet R. Davis; DIRECT the Real Property Division to have said Grant of Easement recorded in the Office of the County Recorder, in connection with MS 97-89 permit requirement, Martinez area. (No funding involved) (District II)

 

C.5      DETERMINE that the Lefty Gomez Ball Field Complex Improvements project is a California Environmental Quality Act Class 1 Categorical Exemption; APPROVE the project and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director to advertise the project, Rodeo area. (Redevelopment Agency Funds) (District II)

 

C.6      ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/77 approving and authorizing the County match in the amount of $150,200 for the Bicycle Transportation Account Program Grant for the Viera Avenue Bike Lanes, Gateway Road Bike Lanes Phase I, and Pacifica Avenue Bike Lanes Phase I projects, East County area. (Local Road Funds) (District V)

 

C.7      ADOPT Traffic Resolution No. 2004/4048 rescinding Traffic Resolution No. 3519 and prohibiting parking during the hours of 10:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m., on the south side of Parr Boulevard (Road No. 0564C) beginning at the intersection of Richmond Parkway and extending westerly to the end of the County maintained road; and prohibiting parking at all times on the north side of Parr Boulevard beginning at the intersection of Richmond Parkway and extending westerly to the end of the County maintained road, Richmond area. (District I)

 

C.8      APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute the Amendment to Purchase and Sale Agreement with Sergio D. and Grace Singhbhario; and AUTHORIZE the Auditor-Controller to issue a check in the amount of $30,000 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)

 

Engineering Services

 

C.9      DA 0021:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/78 accepting offer of dedication for drainage purposes for

            project being developed by Windemere BLC Land Company, L.L.C., San Ramon (Dougherty Valley)

            area. (District III)

 

C.10    MS 3-00:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/79 amending subdivision agreement for project being

            developed by Gene R. Schmidt, Inc., Alamo area. (District III)

 

C.11    MS 22-02:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/80 approving the parcel map and subdivision agreement for

            project being developed by 1221 Monticello L.P., Alamo area. (District III)

 

 

C.12    MS 22-02:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/81 accepting grant deed of development rights (creek structure setback) for project being developed by 1221 Monticello L.P., Alamo area. (District III)

 

C.13    MS 53-90:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/82 approving the second extension of the subdivision agreement for project being developed by Steven St. Germain, Martinez area. (District II)

 

C.14    SUB 7475:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/83 accepting completion of warranty period and release of cash deposit for faithful performance  for project being developed by DeNova Homes, Inc., El Sobrante area. (District I)

 

C.15    SUB 7725:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/84 accepting completion of drainage improvement agreement (DA 0011) for project being developed by GHC Investments, L.L.C., Alamo area. (District III)

 

C.16    SUB 8250:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/85 accepting completion of right-of-way-landscaping improvements and releasing of cash deposit for faithful performance for project being developed by Schuler Homes of California, Inc., Rodeo area. (District II)

 

C.17    SUB 8417:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/86 accepting completion of private improvements for project being developed by East Bay Habitat For Humanity, Inc., Crockett area. (District II)

 

C.18    SUB 8683:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/87 approving the final map and subdivision agreement for project being developed by Shapell Industries of Northern California, a Division of Shapell Industries, Inc., San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.19    SUB 8683:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/88 approving the subdivision agreement (right-of-way landscaping) for project being developed by Shapell Industries of Northern California, a Division of Shapell Industries, Inc., San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.20    MS 9-03:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/89 accepting grant deed of development rights for project being developed by Stephens M. Spragens and Laura Jane McEvoy, Martinez area. (District II)

 

C.21    MS 9-03:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/90 approving the parcel map for project being developed by Stephens M. Spragens and Laura Jane McEvoy, Martinez area. (District II)

 

Special Districts & County Airports

 

C.22    ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/91 accepting as complete the contracted weed abatement work performed by Randy Bodhaine for the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District.  (All Districts)

 

C.23    DETERMINE that the Drainage Area 29G, Line A Storm Drain Replacement is a California Environmental Quality Act Class 2c Categorical Exemption; APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Chief Engineer, Flood Control and Water Conservation District to advertise the project, Antioch area. (Drainage Area 29G Funds) (District V)

 

C.24    RE-ADOPT plans and specifications and AUTHORIZE rebidding for a Fuel Tank Replacement at Fire Station No. 1, 1330 Civic Drive, Walnut Creek, and Fire Station No. 2, 2012 Geary Road, Pleasant Hill, for the Contra Costa Fire Protection District.  (100% Contra Costa Fire Protection District funds) (District II)

 

Claims, Collections & Litigation

 

C.25    DENY claims of Joseph Hunter and Kristina Hunter; Paula C. Lemke; Sanford and Linda Tullis; late claim for George Richard Hooper; Sebastopol Construction Services, Inc.; Mariella Castillo; Linda Baker; Jarrett Tom, individually; and Jarrett Tom, dba Tikihut Akita Rescue Association, et al and amended claim for Mariella Castillo.  (All Districts)

 

Honors & Proclamations

 

C.26    RECEIVE report concerning the final settlement of Demetria Kaeintz vs. Contra Costa County and AUTHORIZE payment from the Workers’ Compensation Trust Fund in the amount of $55,000, as recommended by the County Administrator.  (All Districts)

 

C.27    ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/28 honoring Pleasant Hill Police Officer Bob Lauderdale upon the occasion of his retirement and for 25 years of dedicated service to the citizens of Contra Costa County, as recommended by Supervisor DeSaulnier.  (District IV)

 

C.28    ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/29 proclaiming March 2004 as "Professional Social Work Month in Contra Costa County", as recommended by the Employment and Human Services Director.  (All Districts)

 

Appointments & Resignations

 

C.29    APPOINT Khadija Bailey, Antonio Medrano, Irene Thompson, Robert VanBibber, Babbett Willis, Teresa Bottini and John Bieth to the Montalvin Manor Redevelopment Advisory Committee, as recommended by Supervisor Gioia.  (Districts I, II)

 

C.30    APPOINT Marina Guadalupe Ramos to fill the unexpired term ending June 30, 2004 and to a full two-year term ending June 30, 2006 on the County Service Area R-10 Citizens Advisory Committee, RE-APPOINT Connie Batchelder, Karen Schermerhorn, and Josephine Orozco, and ACCEPT the resignation of Melissa Tanguma from the Appointee 3 seat, DECLARE a vacancy, and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy, as recommended by Supervisor Uilkema.  (District II)

 

C.31    RE-APPOINT Elaine Dugger-Shaw as the District III representative to the Contra Costa Commission for Women, as recommended by Supervisor Greenberg.  (District III)

 

C.32    APPOINT Doug Novotny to the Appointee 6 seat on the County Service Area R-9, Citizens Advisory Committee, as recommended by Supervisor Gioia.  (District I)

 

C.33    APPOINT John Jones to the Appointee 5 seat on the County Service Area P-5, Citizens Advisory Committee, as recommended by Supervisor Greenberg.  (District III)

 

C.34    RE-APPOINT Joanne Hirsch, William Nelson, Russ Hagerstrand, and Karen McPherson to the County Service Area P-2B, Citizens Advisory Committee, as recommended by Supervisor Greenberg.  (District III)        

 

C.35    ACCEPT resignation of James Foreman from the County Service Area P-5, Citizens Advisory Committee, DECLARE vacant the Appointee 1 seat, and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy, as recommended by Supervisor Greenberg.  (District III)

 

C.36    DECLARE vacant the District III seat on the Aviation Advisory Committee due to the resignation of Fred Egli and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy, as recommended by Supervisor Greenberg. (No Fiscal Impact) (District III)

 

C.37    ACCEPT resignation of Pat Stroh, and APPOINT Ed Lerman to the Community Services Director Alternate seat on the First Five, Contra Costa Children and Families Commission, as recommended by the Community Services Director.  (All Districts)

 

C.38    APPROVE the providers recommended by the Contra Costa Health Plan Quality Council on December 12, 2003.  (All Districts)

 

Appropriation Adjustments  - 2003/2004 FY

 

C.39    Public Works—Road Maintenance (0672):  AUTHORIZE new revenue in the amount of $41,231 from accumulated depreciation and estimated salvage from a vehicle and APPROPRIATE to the Road Fund to replace a vehicle on the Fiscal Year 2003/2004 Master Vehicle Replacement List.   (All Districts)

 

C.40    General Services—Fleet Operations (0063):  AUTHORIZE new revenue in the amount of $48,145 from accumulated depreciation and estimated salvage from two vehicles and APPROPRIATE to Fleet Operations to replace two vehicles for Animal Services on the Fiscal Year 2003/2004 Master Vehicle Replacement List.   (All Districts)

 

C.41    General Services—Fleet Operations (0063)/Public Works (0650):  AUTHORIZE transfer of appropriations in the amount of $14,548 from Public Works to Fleet Operations towards the acquisition of three replacement vehicles on the Fiscal Year 2003/2004 Master Vehicle Replacement List.  (All Districts)

 

C.42    Airport Operations (0841)/Airport Fixed Assets (0843):  AUTHORIZE transfer of appropriations in the amount of $60,000 from Airport Operations to Airport Fixed Assets for the purchase of a new mower.  (All Districts)

 

C.43    General Services—Fleet Operations (0063):  AUTHORIZE new revenue in the amount of $91,236 from accumulated depreciation and estimated salvage from ten vehicles and APPROPRIATE to Fleet Operations to replace three vehicles on the Fiscal Year 2003/2004 Master Vehicle Replacement List.   (All Districts)

 

C.44    Flood Control District (7505):  AUTHORIZE new revenue in the amount of $1,000 from accumulated depreciation and estimated salvage from a vehicle and APPROPRIATE to Flood Control Fund 250500 to replace a vehicle on the Fiscal Year 2003/2004 Master Vehicle Replacement List.   (All Districts)

 

C.45    Public Works—Road Maintenance (0672):  AUTHORIZE new revenue in the amount of $54,311 from accumulated depreciation and estimated salvage from two vehicles and APPROPRIATE to the Road Fund to replace two vehicles on the Fiscal Year 2003/2004 Master Vehicle Replacement List.   (All Districts)

 

C.46    General Services—Fleet Operations (0063):  AUTHORIZE new revenue in the amount of $4,618 from accumulated depreciation and estimated salvage from one vehicle and APPROPRIATE to Fleet Operations to replace a vehicle for Agriculture on the Fiscal Year 2003/2004 Master Vehicle Replacement List.   (All Districts)

 

C.47    Sheriff-Coroner (0255):  AUTHORIZE new revenue in the amount of $448,052 from a California Law Enforcement Equipment Program grant, and APPROPRIATE to Sheriff Administration and Technical Services Divisions for software acquisition.  (All Districts)

 

C.48    Employment and Human Services (0502, 0503, 0504, 0535):  AUTHORIZE realignment of current revenues, and an increase in estimated revenues in the amount of $6,287,873 from state and federal reimbursements; and APPROPRIATE to various budget units for salaries and benefits costs, contracts, operational expenses, supplies and services in the Employment and Human Services Department for Fiscal Year 2003/2004.  (All Districts)

 

Personnel Actions

 

C.49    ESTABLISH the class of Elections Services Reimbursement Technician and RECLASSIFY one Secretary Advanced Level position to the new class in the Clerk Recorder’s Office.  (Budgeted) (All Districts)

 

C.50    ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/92 in the matter of adjusting the salary step placement for a certain DA Senior Inspector in the District Attorney’s Office, as recommended by the Human Resources Director.  (All Districts)

 

C.51    ADD one Social Service Division Manager position, one Social Work Supervisor II position, and one Social Casework Specialist I position in the Employment and Human Services Department.  (Budgeted, 100% Federal Grant)  (All Districts)

 

C.52    CANCEL two Family and Children’s Services Beginning Clerk – Project positions, and ABANDON the class of Family and Children’s Services Beginning Clerk – Project in the Community Services Department.  (All Districts)

 

C.53    ADD one Information Systems Manager I position in the Health Services Department.  (Budgeted, Cost Savings)  (All Districts)

 

C.54    ADD one part time (24/40) Senior Radiologic Technologist position in the Health Services Department.  (Budgeted, 100% John Muir/Mount Diablo Community Health Benefit Grant)  (All Districts)

 

C.55    RECLASSIFY one Information Systems Technician II position to Network Administrator I in the Health Services Department.  (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 13.5% County, 86.5% Patient/Third Party Revenues)  (All Districts)

 

C.56    ADD one part time (20/40) Clerk-Senior Level position in the Health Services Department.  (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 13.5% County, 86.5% Patient/Third Party Revenues) (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.57    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with the State Department of Health Services to provide funding in an amount not to exceed $1,710,457 for the “On The Move With Foodwise” Project to improve nutrition and physical well being of food assistance recipients for the period October 1, 2003 through September 30, 2005.  (No County Match)  (All Districts)

 

C.58    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Contra Costa County Superintendent of Schools (Office of Education) to pay the County the amount of $1,167,570 to provide mandated mental health services to eligible AB3632 students under the Individualized Education Plan Program for the period July 1, 2003 through June 30, 2004.  (No County Match)  (All Districts)

 

C.59    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with March of Dimes, Inc., to pay the County an amount not to exceed $25,000 for the Bay Point Promotora’s Folic Acid and Nutrition Project for the period from January 1 through December 31, 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.60    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Sheriff-Coroner, or designee, to execute a contract with E Team Inc., in an amount not to exceed $63,230 to develop and install software for the Emergency Management System for the period January 15 through December 31, 2004.  (100% State Homeland Security Grant funds) (All Districts)

 

C.61    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the District Attorney to execute a contract amendment with Accountemps to increase the payment limit by $28,000 to a new payment limit of $53,000 and extend the term to June 30, 2004, for additional accounting support services.  (Cost offset by vacant positions) (All Districts)

 

C.62    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the County Counsel to execute a contract with Michael Blasinski for professional paralegal services to be paid in accordance with a specified fee schedule, for the period March 1, 2004 through February 28, 2005.  (Liability Trust Fund) (All Districts)

 

C.63    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE County Risk Manager to execute a contract with LaFollette, Johnson, DeHaas, Silberberg and Ames for a fee of $150 per hour for defense of the County in medical malpractice and civil rights claims for the period February 1, 2004 through June 30, 2005.  (Liability Trust Funds) (All Districts)

 

C.64    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Chief Information Officer of the Department of Information Technology, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Shawna Phelps to increase the payment limit by $3,000 to a new payment limit of $60,000 for additional GIS-related services, with no change in the contract term.  (Budgeted) (All Districts)

 

C.65    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the County Administrator, or designee, to execute a contract with Moore, Iacofano, Goltsman, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $60,000 for facilities accessibility consulting services for the period February 1 through June 30, 2004.  (50% CDBG Grant Funds, 50% Plant Acquisition Budget) (All Districts)

 

C.66    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Donna Bledsoe in the amount of $31,650 to provide clerical supervision services for the period March 1 through August 31, 2004.  (Budgeted, 40% Federal, 40% State, 20% County)  (All Districts)

 

C.67    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Cecilia Ornelas to increase the payment limit by $3,132 to a new payment limit of $31,532 for additional services as the Verde Involving Parents Program Parent Partner Supervisor, with no change in the term of July 1, 2003 through June 30, 2004.  (Budgeted, 100% Private Foundation Grant Funding)  (All Districts)

 

C.68    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Pittsburg Preschool Community Council, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $142,505 to continue to provide case management, benefits assurance counseling, and non-emergency transportation services to Contra Costa County residents diagnosed with HIV disease for the period March 1, 2004 through February 28, 2005.  (Budgeted, 100% Federal Ryan White Care Act)  (All Districts)

 

C.69    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Desarrollo Familiar, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $144,485 to continue to provide HIV/AIDS case management, mental health assessments, individual and group therapy, and risk reduction counseling services to West Contra Costa County residents diagnosed with HIV disease for the period from March 1, 2004 through February 28, 2005.  (Budgeted, 100% Federal Ryan White CARE Act)  (Districts I and II)

C.70    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with AIDS Community Network, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $156,110 to continue to provide HIV/AIDS case management, transportation services, day center support services including nutrition services, recreation activities and other support services in a homelike setting to Contra Costa County residents diagnosed with HIV disease for the period March 1, 2004 through February 28, 2005.  (Budgeted, 100% Federal Ryan White CARE Act)  (All Districts)

 

C.71    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Diablo Valley AIDS Center, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $156,893 to continue to provide coordination of food services for Contra Costa County residents diagnosed with HIV disease and their families for the period March 1, 2004 through February 28, 2005.  (Budgeted, 100% Federal Ryan White CARE Act)  (All Districts)

 

C.72    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee to execute a contract with New Connections, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $233,240 to continue to provide substance abuse counseling, advocacy, referral and placement services to Contra Costa County residents diagnosed with HIV disease who are also substance abusers for the period March 1, 2004 through February 28, 2005.  (Budgeted, 100% Federal Ryan White Care Act)  (All Districts)

 

C.73    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute contracts to continue to provide housing advocacy, referral and placement services to Contra Costa County residents diagnosed with HIV disease and their families for the period March 1, 2004 through February 28, 2005.  (Budgeted, 100% Federal)  (All Districts)

 

                 Contractor                                                                                                                                                       Amount Not to Exceed

                 Catholic Charities of the East Bay, Inc.                                                                                            $45,000

                 Shelter, Inc.                                                                                  $45,000

 

C.74    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Rubicon Programs, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $64,862 to continue to provide client advocacy and legal services through its Hawkins Center Program to low-income Contra Costa County residents diagnosed with HIV disease for the period March 1, 2004 through February 28, 2005.  (Budgeted, 100% Ryan White CARE Act)  (All Districts)

 

C.75    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with RoMax Development, LTD., in an amount not to exceed $105,000 to continue to provide planning, installation and technical assistance with the Computer Output Laser Disc Onbase System, a new optical document storage application, for the period March 1, 2004 through February 28, 2005.  (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 13.5% County, 86.5 Patient/Third Party Revenues)  (All Districts)

 

C.76    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Epstein, Becker & Green, P.C., Inc., to be paid in accordance with a specified fee schedule to continue to provide specialized legal services related to managed care issues for the period December 1, 2003 through November 30, 2004.  (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 13.5% County, 86.5% Patient/Third Party Revenues)  (All Districts)

 

C.77    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with California Nurses Bureau, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $750,000 to continue to provide nursing registry services for Contra Costa Regional Medical Center for the period January 1 through December 31, 2004.  (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 13.5% County, 86.5% Patient/Third Party Revenues)  (All Districts)

 

C.78    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Frank J. Puglisi, Jr., in an amount not to exceed $90,000 to continue to provide development of policies and procedures, development of fund raising goals, staffing of meetings, and attendance at workshops and conferences on behalf of the County with regard to the Contra Costa Regional Health Foundation Board for the period April 1, 2004 through March 31, 2005.  (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 13.5% County, 86.5% Patient/Third Party Revenues)  (All Districts)

 

C.79    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Nanda K. Sinha, M.D., in an amount not to exceed $350,000 to provide professional orthopedic surgery services at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center for the period March 15, 2004 through March 31, 2006.  (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 13.5% County, 86.5% Patient/Third Party Revenues)  (All Districts)

 

C.80    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Compass Marketing, L.L.C., in an amount not to exceed $75,000 to continue to provide professional printing and report writing services for the Contra Costa Health Plan for the period March 1, 2004 through February 28, 2005.  (Budgeted, Enterprise II:  6.3% County, 93.7% Contra Costa Health Plan Member Premiums)  (All Districts)

 

C.81    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Cyracom International, Inc., effective February 1, 2004, to increase the payment limit by $180,000 to a new payment limit of $330,000 to provide additional over-the-phone interpreter services for Contra Costa Health Plan patients, with no change in the term of September 1, 2003 through August 31, 2004.   (Budgeted, Enterprise II:  6.3% County, 93.7% Contra Costa Health Plan Member Premiums)  (All Districts)

 

C.82    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Bay Medic Transportation, Inc., effective January 1, 2004, to increase the payment limit by $20,000 to a new payment limit of $30,000 to provide additional ambulance transportation services, with no change in the term of July 1, 2003 through June 30, 2004.  (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 13.5% County, 86.5% Patient/Third Party Revenues)  (All Districts)

 

C.83    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with HomeBase – The Center for Common Concerns, Inc., effective February 1, 2004, to increase the payment limit by $72,940 to a new payment limit of $267,940 to provide additional planning and resource development services to the Continuum of Care regarding the “Project Coming Home” grant and the County’s ten year plan for ending homelessness, with no change in the term of October 1, 2003 through September 30, 2004.  (Budgeted, 100% Federal)  (All Districts)

C.84    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with LA Consulting, Inc., effective February 24, 2004, to increase the payment limit by $43,954 to a new payment limit of $193,022 and to extend the term from June 30 to December 31, 2004, for assistance in the annual update process, annual maintenance plan development and on-going support of the Maintenance Management System, Countywide. (84% Local Road Funds, 16% Flood Control and Water Conservation District Funds) (All Districts)

 

Leases

 

C.85    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the General Services Director, or designee, to execute a one-year lease renewal, commencing March 1, 2004, at a rate of $6,285 per month with North Richmond Properties, Inc., for the 6100 sq. ft. premises at 2801 Giant Road, Richmond, for continued occupancy by the Sheriff-Coroner.  (100% High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area Program funds; Budgeted) (District I)

 

Other Actions

 

C.86    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Deputy Director-Redevelopment to prepare and submit the necessary applications and certifications to the California Debt Limit Allocation Committee for $10,470,317 in Private Activity Bond Authority for Mortgage Credit Certificates, to assist low and moderate income first-time home buyers in achieving home ownership.  (No General Fund impact) (All Districts)

 

C.87    REFER the draft Richmond Community-Based Transportation Plan to the Transportation, Water and Infrastructure Committee, as recommended by the Community Development Director.  (District I)

 

C.88    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with the Contra Costa County Redevelopment Agency, effective January 27, 2004, to include Lefty Gomez Parking Lot resurfacing as part of the Parker Avenue Improvements Project.  (100% Rodeo Redevelopment Project Area funds) (District II) (See C.101)

 

C.89    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Deputy Director-Redevelopment, or designee, to execute a Community Development Block Grant agreement amendment with California Autism Foundation (CAF) and execute required legal documents to provide a $40,000 loan to help CAF finance the acquisition of an existing building located at 4138 Lakeside Drive, Richmond, to expand services to persons with autism.  (Community Development Block Grant funds) (District I)

 

C.90    AUTHORIZE the preparation of an inclusionary housing ordinance, APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Development Director to apply for U.S. HUD Assistance program to support this affordable housing effort.  (All Districts)

 

C.91    AUTHORIZE General Plan Amendment Study for Assessor Parcel Nos. 408-190-031 and 408-190-029, North Richmond area, as requested by the West County Wastewater District.  (District I)

 

C.92    AUTHORIZE the County Librarian to enter into negotiations with Unique Management Services, Inc., to provide library materials recovery services for the County Library.  (All Districts)

 

C.93    ACCEPT the Advisory Body Annual Report for the Fish and Wildlife Committee.  (All Districts)

 

C.94    CONTINUE the emergency action originally taken by the Board of Supervisors on August 5, 2003 regarding the construction of the Asbury Graphite Wastewater System as recommended by the Public Works Director, Hercules area. (Contra Costa Transportation Authority Funds) (District II) 

 

C.95    REFER to the Family and Human Services Committee, and DIRECT the Employment and Human Services Director to report on, the status of Child Welfare Redesign and the activities of the Redesign Steering Committee on a semi-annual basis, as recommended by the Employment and Human Services Director.  (All Districts)

 

C.96    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute an Unpaid Student Training Agreement with Contra Costa Community College District to provide supervised fieldwork experience for the College’s nursing students for the period February 1, 2004 through January 31, 2007.  (All Districts)

 

C.97    CONTINUE the emergency action originally taken by the Board of Supervisors on November 16, 1999 regarding the issue of homelessness in Contra Costa County, as recommended by the Health Services Director.  (All Districts)

 

C.98    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, as recommended by the Health Services Director.  (All Districts)

 

C.99    ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/93 accepting as complete the contracted work performed by Norse Construction/BC Services JV for the Tenant Improvements/HVAC (Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning) Upgrades at Delta Station Project, 210 O'Hara Avenue, Oakley, for the Sheriff-Corner Department, as recommended by the General Services Director.  (District III)

 

C.100  CONTINUE the emergency action originally taken by the Board of Supervisors on November 18, 2003 on the Juvenile Hall Addition Project, as recommended by the County Administrator.  (All Districts)

 

Redevelopment Agency

 

C.101  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Redevelopment Director to execute a contract amendment with Contra Costa County, effective January 27,2004, to include Lefty Gomez parking lot resurfacing as a part of the Parker Avenue Improvements Project.  (100% Rodeo Redevelopment Project funds) (District II) (See C.88)

 

Correspondence

 

C.102  LETTER from Evelyn Tolbert requesting the Board of Supervisors consider adoption of a policy to obtain early childhood pictures of children in protective custody; REFER to the Employment and Human Services Department.  (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 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

03-01-04

9:00 a.m. 

See above

 

 

PERSONS WHO WISH TO ADDRESS THE BOARD MAY BE LIMITED TO THREE (3) MINUTES.

 

AGENDA DEADLINE:  Thursday, 12 noon, 12 days before the Tuesday Board meetings.

 

Supplemental Calendar of Closed Session Items

 

For The Board of Supervisors of Contra Costa County

and for Special Districts, Agencies and Authorities Governed by the Board

 

Tuesday, February 24, 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.                   Laurie Q., et al. v. Contra Costa County, U. S. District Court No. C 96-3483 MHP          

2.                   Contra Costa County v. Arntz Builders, C.C.C. Superior Court No. C 04-00101

 

C.              CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL--ANTICIPATED LITIGATION  Initiation of litigation pursuant to Gov. Code, § 54956.9(c):  One potential case   

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