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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, JANUARY 13, 2004

 

SUPERVISOR De SAULNIER 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  -  “Believe that there’s a light at the end of the tunnel.  Believe that you may be that light for someone else.”  ~Kobi Yamada

 

CONSIDER  CONSENT  ITEMS   -  Approved as listed .

 

                      

9:35 A.M.

 

PRESENTATIONS Approved as listed

 

PR.1    Acting as the Board of Supervisors and as the Board of Commissioners of the Housing Authority of the County of Contra Costa, PRESENTATION to adopt Resolution No. 2004/15 honoring Richard S. Lujan for receiving the Elizabeth B. Wells Memorial Award for 2003 National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials.  (Supervisor Uilkema) (All Districts) 

 

PR.2            PRESENTATION to adopt Resolution No. 2004/21 declaring support for the County’s Family Economic Security Partnership and its “Earn It!  Keep It!  Save It!” campaign for 2004.  (Mary Foran, Health Services Department) (All Districts)

 

PR.3            PRESENTATION of the 2003 Annual Report of the Contra Costa County Juvenile Justice-Delinquency Prevention Commission.  (Marianne Jameson, Chair, Juvenile Justice-Delinquency Prevention Commission) (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            HEARING on the itemized costs of abatement for property located at 54 Bella Vista Avenue, Bay Point, Benito Chavez (Owner).  (Mike Silva, Building Inspection Department) (District V)

            CLOSED the public hearing; HEARD and CONSIDERED the itemized reports regarding the abatement property of Benito Chavez, 54 Bella Vista Avenue, Bay Point, and any objection by owner(s) or persons having legal interest in the above-described property; ADDED cost of abatement confirmation hearing thereto; CONFIRMED the report and DIRECTED it to be filed by the Clerk of the Board.

 

SD.3            HEARING on the appeal of Bobby and Dorothy Queens (Owners) from the decision of the County Abatement Officer declaring a public nuisance on property located at 161 Shore Road, Bay Point.  (Fred Wright, Building Inspection Department) (District V)

            CONTINUED hearing on the appeal of Bobby and Dorothy Queens (Owners) to February 3, 2004 at 9:30 a.m. from the decision of the County Abatement Officer declaring a public nuisance on property located at 161 Shore Road, Bay Point.  .

 

 

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

 

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

            There were no speakers

 

D.2            CONSIDER accepting the Annual Report of the Integrated Pest Management Task Force and directing the Task Force to report to the Transportation, Water and Infrastructure Committee on the status of the Program in one year, as recommended by the Transportation, Water and Infrastructure Committee.  (Supervisor Gioia) (All Districts)

            ACCEPTED the Annual Report of the Integrated Pest Management Task Force; REQUESTED that the Task Force keep the District Supervisors and public aware of any issues that may arise; DIRECTED the Integrated Pest Management Task Force to report to the Transportation, Water and Infrastructure Committee on the status of the Program in one year. 

 

Closed Session

There were no Closed Session announcements.

 

SUPPLEMENTAL AGENDA

 

D.3            CONSIDER oral report from the County Administrator on the Governor’s proposed State budget.  (John Sweeten, County Administrator) (All Districts)

            ACCEPTED oral report from the County Administrator on the Governor’s proposed State budget; DIRECTED the County Administrator to return on January 20, 2004 with CSAC ballot proposal language, and to prepare a budget proposal including a prioritized list of cuts to offset the anticipated revenue losses to the County that may result from State budget decisions.

 

                                                                           

Adjourn in memory of Gefin James of Crockett

 

Adjourn in memory of Jeanne Tetrault,

Contra Costa County Building Inspector

 

 

                                                                              

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            APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a contract with the California Highway Patrol in an amount not to exceed $50,000 for providing traffic control services for the period June 11, 2002 through June 10, 2003, Countywide.  (Local Road Funds) (All Districts) 

 

Engineering Services

 

C.2      DP 3004-03:            ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/16 approving the subdivision agreement for project being developed by Fairfield Creekview, L.P., San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.3      RA 1106:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/17 approving the second extension of the road improvement agreement for project being developed by Windemere BLC Land Company, L.L.C., San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.4      RA 1111:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/18 approving the second extension of the road improvement agreement for project being developed by Windemere BLC Land Company, L.L.C., San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.5      RA 1113:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/19 approving the second extension of the road improvement agreement for project being developed by Windemere BLC Land Company, L.L.C., San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.6      RA 1149:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/36 approving the road improvement agreement for Windemere Phase II Ridgeline Trail being developed by Windemere BLC Land Company, L.L.C., San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.7      SUB 7503:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/37 accepting completion of improvements and declaring certain roads as county roads for project being developed by Young California Homes, L.P., Martinez/Vine Hill area. (District II)

 

C.8      SUB 8698:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/38 approving the subdivision agreement (right-of-way landscaping) for project being developed by Shapell Industries of Northern California, a Division of Shapell Industries, Inc., a Delaware Corp., Danville area. (District III)

 

Special Districts & County Airports

 

C.9            ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/39 approving deposit of $360,000 by Drainage Area 56 to the Flood Control Revolving Fund and approving a loan of $360,000 from the Flood Control Revolving Fund to Drainage Area 29D to replenish funds required for maintenance services, Antioch/Oakley areas. (Drainage Area 56 Funds) (Districts V)

 

Claims, Collections & Litigation

 

C.10    DENY claims of Mount Diablo Region Young Men’s Christian Association; Diane Lynn Dantono; Eugene Kozhevnikov, Olga Serova Kozhevnikov; Katie Nguyen; Judith Phelps; William Godfrey, and Kathleen Godfrey.  (All Districts)

 

C.11            APPROVE and AUTHORIZE Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a Settlement Agreement and Mutual Release with Buchanan Airport Hangar Co., L.L.C. related to claims arising from or related to Buchanan’s lease of the T-hangars.  (District IV)

 

Honors & Proclamations

 

C.12           ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/40 honoring Barbara Rivara for the many years of dedicated service to the City of Walnut Creek as their City Clerk, as recommended by Supervisors Uilkema, Greenberg and DeSaulnier.  (Districts II, III, and IV)

 

Honors & Proclamations

 

C.13           ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/41 honoring Bart Ney for his work on the Al Zampa Memorial Bridge and Opening Day Celebration, as recommended by Supervisor Uilkema.  (District II)

 

Appointments & Resignations

 

C.14           DECLARE vacant the At Large #1 seat on the Alcohol and Other Drugs Advisory Board previously held by Melissa Meighan due to her resignation, and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy, as recommended by the Advisory Board.  (All Districts)

 

C.15    RE-APPOINT June Dellapa and Stan Hansen as District IV representatives to the Mobile Home Advisory Committee, as recommended by Supervisor DeSaulnier.  (All Districts)

 

C.16           APPROVE Resolution No. 2004/42 reducing the number of elected members and changing the terms of the appointed members on the North Richmond Municipal Advisory Council, as recommended by Supervisor Gioia.  (District I)

 

C.17           APPOINT Lee Jones to the City of Richmond resident seat and William Terry to Business 1 seat, on the North Richmond Municipal Advisory Council, as recommended by Supervisor Gioia.  (District I)

 

C.18           DECLARE vacant the Appointee 3 seat on the County Service Area R-7A, Citizens Advisory Committee, and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy, as recommended by Supervisor Greenberg.  (District III)

 

Appropriation Adjustments  - 2003/2004 FY

 

C.19    General Services – Fleet Operations (0063):  AUTHORIZE new revenue in the amount of $27,877 from accumulated depreciation and estimated salvage from three vehicles and APPROPRIATE to Fleet Operations to purchase 19 electric carts for various departments.  (All Districts) (Consider with C.42) 

C.20    Public Works – Road Maintenance (0672):  AUTHORIZE new revenue in the amount of $12,637 from accumulated depreciation and estimated salvage from one vehicle and APPROPRIATE to the Road Fund to purchase an approved vehicle from the Master Vehicle Replacement List.  (All Districts)

 

C.21    General Services-Fleet Services (0063)/Management Information Systems (0025):  AUTHORIZE transfer of appropriations in the amount of $40,000 from Fleet Services to MIS to pay back the Productivity Investment Fund loan from Fiscal Year 2001/2002 for the CNG Dispenser at 2467 Waterbird Way, Martinez.  (All Districts)

 

Personnel Actions

 

C.22    ADD one Deputy District Attorney-Basic Level position in the District Attorney’s Office.  (Grant funded) (All Districts)

 

C.23           CANCEL one Clerk-Senior Level position and ADD one Secretary Journey Level position in the Employment and Human Services Department.  (Budgeted, 40% Federal, 40% State, 20% County)  (All Districts)

 

C.24           CANCEL one part time (24/40) Clinical Nurse Specialist Psych position and ADD one part time (24/40) Clinical Nurse Specialist OB/GYN in the Health Services Department.  (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 13.5% County, 86.5% Patient/Third Party Revenues)  (All Districts)

 

C.25           INCREASE the hours of two Registered Nurse Experienced Level positions:  one from 24/40 to 40/40 and one from 20/40 to 24/40; and two Registered Nurse Advanced Level positions:  one from 32/40 to 40/40 and one from 20/40 to 40/40 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.26           APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to partner with the Volunteer and Emergency Services Team in Action (VESTIA) to act as fiscal agent for the Service Integration Program; and to accept funding from the Pettus Foundation through VESTIA in the amount of $5,000 to provide support to Bay Point Works and North Richmond Empowerment Collaborative.  (No County Match)  (Districts I and V)

 

C.27           APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with West Contra Costa Unified School District to pay the County the amount of $125,000 for services provided by the Verde Involving Parents Program for the period July 1, 2003 through June 30, 2004.  (No County Match)  (District I)

 

C.28           APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with California Department of Aging to increase the payment limit by $295,500 to a new payment limit of $3,085,090 to reflect increased funding for Title III and Title VII of the Older Americans Act to provide services to low income, older residents of Contra Costa County for fiscal year 2003/2004.  (No County Match)  (All Districts)

 

C.29           APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, on behalf of the Workforce Development Board, to apply for Community Development Block Grant funds and, if awarded, to execute contracts to provide support to the Small Business Management Assistance program for the period July 1, 2004 through June 30, 2005 (No County Match) (All Districts):

 

                 Contractor                         Amount not to Exceed

                 City of Concord                       $40,000

                 City of Antioch                         $30,400

                 City of Walnut Creek                    $20,000

                 Contra Costa County

Community Development Department          $60,000

 

C.30           APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, on behalf of the Workforce Development Board, to apply for and accept funds from San Jose State University Foundation in an amount not to exceed $240,000 for Small Business Development Center services for the period January 1 through December 31, 2004.  (No County Match)  (All Districts)

 

C.31           APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with the California Department of Education in an amount not to exceed $3,758 as reimbursement for the purchase of child development instructional materials and supplies for the period July 1, 2003 through June 30, 2004.  (No County Match)  (All Districts)

 

C.32           APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to submit a funding application to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration in the amount of $812,596 for the National Bioterrorism Hospital Preparedness Program for the period September 1, 2003 through August 31, 2004.  (No County Match)  (All Districts)  (See C.47)

 

APPROVE and AUTHORIZE execution of agreements between the County and the following parties

as noted for the purchase of equipment and/or services:

 

C.33           APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Development Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Keven Ormiston in the amount of $62,000 to continue to provide information technology services for the period January 16 through June 30, 2004.  (All Districts)

 

C.34           APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with the National Council on Crime and Delinquency in an amount not to exceed $67,500 to provide SafeMeasures quality assurance reporting services for the period January 13, 2004 through January 12, 2006.  (Budgeted, 40% Federal, 40% State, 20% County)  (All Districts)

 

C.35           APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, on behalf of the Workforce Development Board, to execute a contract amendment with Oakland Private Industry Council, Inc., to increase the payment limit by $275,000 to a new payment limit of $775,000 to provide additional services as contracting and paying agent for training services vendors, with no change in the term of July 1, 2003 through June 30, 2004.  (Budgeted, 100% Federal)  (All Districts)

 

C.36           APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, on behalf of the Workforce Development Board, to execute a contract amendment with Actuate Consulting, Inc., to increase the payment limit by $10,000 to a new payment limit of $35,500 and to extend the term from January 15, 2004 to February 27, 2004 to provide additional consultation and facilitation services to the Workforce Development Board in connection with development and issuance of a Request for Proposal for operations of the One-Stop Career Centers.  (Budgeted, 100% Federal)  (All Districts)

 

C.37           APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Chair, Board of Supervisors, to execute an employment agreement with John Sweeten for services as the County Administrator for the period March 1, 2004 through March 1, 2006.  (Budgeted) (All Districts)

 

C.38           APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Michael J. Van Duren, M.D., in an amount not to exceed $76,565 to provide continuing 24-hour on-call obstetric and gynecology services at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center for the period January 1, 2004 through December 31, 2006.  (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 13.5% County, 86.5% Patient/Third Party Revenues)  (All Districts)

 

C.39           RATIFY purchase of services from Nils Parson, M.D., and AUTHORIZE the Auditor-Controller to pay $75,000 outstanding balance for professional thoracic and vascular surgery services at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center for the period January 1 through December 31, 2003.   (Enterprise I: 13.5% County, 86.5% Patient/Third Party Revenues)  (All Districts)

 

C.40            APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the General Services Director, or designee, to execute Change Order No. 1 to the contract with Norse Construction, Inc./B.C. Services, Inc., a joint venture, to increase the maximum allowable contracting limit by $500,000 to a new limit of $2,000,000 to allow for a full-year experience and evaluation of the Job Order Contracting (JOC) Pilot Program.  (Funding will be from various sources depending on the projects) (All Districts)

 

C.41            APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the General Services Director, or designee, to execute the Third Amendment to the consulting services agreement with Luster National, Inc., to increase the payment limit by $130,000 to a new payment limit of $495,000 due to project delays on the Contra Costa County Animal Services Facility, 4800 Imhoff Place, Martinez, for the Animal Services Department.  (Plant Acquisition - Budgeted, Bond Funds, State Appropriation, Land Sale) (District II)

 

Other Actions

 

C.42            APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Purchasing Agent, or designee, to purchase 19 electric carts for specified departments.  (All Districts) (Consider with C.19)

 

C.43            APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Purchasing Agent, or designee, to purchase two replacement vehicles and one new vehicle for the Office of the Sheriff-Coroner.  (Budgeted; new vehicle to be reimbursed by AC Transit) (All Districts)

 

C.44            APPROVE delegation of authority to the County Treasurer for investing and reinvesting County funds and the funds of other depositors in the County Treasury, or to sell or exchange securities so purchased, pursuant to section 53607 of the State Government Code.  (All Districts)

 

C.45            DIRECT the County Administrator to make recommendations on the implementing of a grant process and administration of the Contra Costa Futures Fund and REFER to the Family and Human Services Committee for review, as recommended by Supervisor DeSaulnier.  (District IV)

 

C.46            AUTHORIZE the Chair, Board of Supervisors, to sign applications to the National Association of Counties for the 2004 Acts of Caring Awards Program, as recommended by the County Administrator.  (No County cost) (All Districts)

 

C.47            APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director to certify on a semiannual basis that National Bioterrorism Hospital Preparedness Program funds allocated by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration for hospitals, outpatient facilities, emergency management systems, and bioterrorism response planning and preparedness are not being used to supplant existing County positions or activities for the period August 31, 2003 through August 30, 2007.  (All Districts) (See C.32)

 

C.48            ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/** accepting as complete the contracted work performed by Robert L. Brown Construction, Inc., for the West Contra Costa County Animal Shelter, San Pablo Avenue and Sunnyview Drive, Pinole, for the Animal Services Department, as recommended by the General Services Director. (District I)

 

Redevelopment Agency

 

C.49            APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Redevelopment Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with RBF Consulting, effective January 1, 2004, to extend the term through June 30, 2004 with no change in the payment limit, for engineering services related to installation of a new temporary BART parking facility in the Pleasant Hill BART vicinity.  (District IV)

 

 

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_____ and _____ _______ of the month at _____ A.M. in Room ___, County Administration Building, 651 Pine Street, Martinez.

 

The Finance Committee (Supervisors John Gioia and Millie Greenberg) - meets on the ______ and ______ _______ of the month at _____ A.M. in Room ___, County Administration Building, 651 Pine Street, Martinez.

 

The Internal Operations Committee  (Supervisors Gayle B. Uilkema and Mark DeSaulnier) - meets on the _____ and _____ _______ of the month at  ____ A.M. in Room ___, County Administration Building, 651 Pine Street, Martinez.

 

The Transportation, Water & Infrastructure Committee  (Supervisors Millie Greenberg and Gayle B. Uilkema) - meets on the _____ ______ of the month at ____ A.M. in Room ___, County Administration Building, 651 Pine Street, Martinez.

 

 

Family and Human Services Committee

Schedule to Be Determined

 

 

Finance Committee

Schedule to Be Determined

 

 

 

Internal Operations Committee

 

Schedule to Be Determined

 

 

 

Transportation, Water & Infrastructure Committee

 

Schedule to Be Determined

 

 

 

 

 

                 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, January 13, 2004, 9:00 a.m. and thereafter

 

Board Chambers Room 107 and Room 105

Administration Building,

651 Pine Street, Martinez, California

 

 

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

1.      Bank of America, et al. v. Daly City, et al., U. S. District Court No. C 02-4343 CW (and consolidated actions)

2.       Patricia Morris v. Contra Costa County, W.C.A.B. No. WCK 0056455

3.      Georgia E. Chambers v. Contra Costa County, W.C.A.B. No. SFO 459242

4.      Patricia Martin v. Contra Costa County, Claim No. 52178