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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 27, 2004

 

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

 

 

PROJECTED

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10:00 A.M.      Convene and announce adjournment to Closed Session, Room 105.

                              There were no Closed Session announcements

 

10:30 A.M.      Call to order and opening ceremonies.

 

Inspirational Thought  -  “Democracy must be something more than two wolves and a sheep voting on what to have for dinner.”  ~James Bovard, Civil Libertarian (1994)

 

CONSIDER  CONSENT  ITEMS   -  Approved as listed except as noted below.

                      

HOUSING AUTHORITY CONSENT ITEMS   Approved as listed.

                      

HA.1    APPROVE the Public Housing Agency (PHA) Annual Plan for fiscal year 2004/2005; ADOPT and AUTHORIZE the Chair, Board of Commissioners to sign, Resolution No. 5048 certifying compliance with the PHA plan and related regulations; and AUTHORIZE the Housing Authority Executive Director to execute related documents.  (No fiscal impact) (All Districts)

           

10:35 A.M.

 

PRESENTATIONS   Approved as listed.

 

PR.1    PRESENTATION on the results of the 2003 Combined Charities Campaign.  (Steve Bautista, County Probation Officer and Campaign Chair; Maurice Shiu, Public Works Director and Campaign Vice Chair) (All Districts)

 

10:45 A.M.

 

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

 

SD.1    CONSIDER any Consent Items previously removed.

 

SD.2    HEARING to adopt Resolution No. 2004/50 accepting tabulation of mail-in ballots, confirming the diagram and assessment, and authorizing the levy of street light charges to operate and maintain facilities and services for LP 012112, County Service Area L-100, Walnut Creek area.  (County Service Area L-100 Funds) (Skip Epperly, Public Works Department) (District II)

            CLOSED the Public Hearing; ADOPTED Resolution No. 2004/50 accepting tabulation of mail-in ballots, confirming the diagram and assessment, and AUTHORIZED the levy of street light charges to operate and maintain facilities and services for LP 012112, County Service Area L-100, Walnut Creek area

 

SD.3    CONSIDER approving Internal Operations Committee recommendation to endorse and participate in a joint effort with the Tesoro Refining Company, the U.S. Coast Guard, and the California Department of Fish and Game to publish and distribute an informational pamphlet to recreational users entering Pt. Edith via Tesoro property of special rules that apply in the Pt. Edith area pursuant to the Marine Transportation Security Act.  (Supervisor Uilkema) (District II)

            ACKNOWLEDGED that the only weapons permitted to be fired in the Pt. Edith Wildlife Area are those suitable for the taking of waterfowl, and those, only during the approved waterfowl hunting season; RECOGNIZED that there is evidence that high-powered rifles or handguns have been fired in the Pt. Edith Wildlife Area bordering the Tesoro Refinery and the Concord Naval Weapons Station; RECOGNIZED that the discharge of high-powered weapons in the close proximity, and in the direction of, facilities that produce and store highly flammable and volatile materials is dangerous and presents an unacceptable risk to health and human safety; ACKNOWLEDGED that prior agreements between County and the Tosco Refining and Marketing Company (predecessor of Tesoro) do not prohibit Tesoro from screening vehicles or verifying the identification of persons entering Tesoro’s facility, pursuant to the Marine Transportation Security Act of 2002; RECOGNIZED that the County, Tesoro, the U.S. Coast Guard, and the California Department of Fish and Game all have responsibilities concerning public safety and security in the vicinity of the Pt. Edith Wildlife Area, the Tesoro Refinery, and the roads and waterways leading to these areas; DETERMINED that it is in the interest of the County to help deter and prevent, to the extent possible, security problems that may compromise health and human safety at or in areas surrounding petrol-chemical plants and other facilities that produce and store hazardous materials; ENDORSED and PARTICIPATED in a joint effort with the Tesoro Refining Company, the U.S. Coast Guard, and the California Department of Fish and Game to publish and distribute the attached informational pamphlet to recreational users of the Pt. Edith Wildlife Area, via the Tesoro Refinery-owned portion of Waterfront Road, of special rules that apply in the Pt. Edith area; THANKED and COMMENDED the participating agencies for the cooperation demonstrated in studying and determining the proper response to be taken to these safety and security concerns.

 

 

SD.4    CONSIDER accepting Mid-Year Report on the County 2003/2004 Budget.  (John Sweeten, County Administrator) (All Districts)

            ACCEPTED the report from the County Administrator regarding the mid-year status of the County Budget; ACKNOWLEDGED the current year budget risk posed by the Governor’s proposed $2.6 billion in budget cuts currently under review by the legislature; RECOGNIZED that the County’s FY 2004-05 Budget is at risk due to an anticipated $14 billion State shortfall in the coming fiscal year

 

                             

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

 

PROJECTED

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

 

Diane Cole, 1420 Tomar Court, Pinole, regarding the possibility of closing Buchanan Field Airport.

 

Liz Callahan, 2977 Ygnacio Valley Road, Walnut Creek, regarding CSAC position on the State budget.

 

 

D.2      DETERMINE whether  a proposed swimming pool may be located within a restricted development area (creek structure setback) at #31 Shandelin Lane in the Alamo area.  (County File #ZI019207) (Talon Design Group, Applicant; Greg and Angela Papa, Owners) (Robert Drake, Community Development Department) (District III)

          DENIED the request of Greg and Angela Papa (owners) and Talon Design Group

         (Applicant) to construct a swimming pool on a residential lot and within a restricted

         development area (creek structure setback) on property located at #31 Shandelin Lane in the

         Alamo area; and FOUND that the request is not consistent with the applicable Water

         Resource Goals and Policies contained in the General Plan Conservation Element, nor with

        the required findings for granting an exception to Subdivision Ordinance standards.

 

Closed Session

 

1:00 P.M.

 

D.3      HEARING on the appeal by John and Shirley Scheck and Warren and Diana White (Appellants) of the San Ramon Valley Regional Planning Commission’s decision to approve a design review for a 1,870 square foot addition consisting of living area and garage, to a single family residence on a substandard lot at 9 Garden Estates Court, for the purpose of determining neighborhood compatibility, Alamo area.  Larry Linchey (Applicant and Owner) (Catherine Kutsuris, Community Development Department) (District III)

            CLOSED the public hearing; DENIED the appeal by John & Shirley Scheck and Warren &

            Diana White of the San Ramon Valley Regional Planning Commission’s decision approval

            of an addition to a single-family residence on a substandard lot at 9 Garden Estates Court in

            the Alamo area (Larry Linchey- Owner) and UPHELD the approval of the San Ramon

Valley Regional Planning Commission with modifications to the Conditions of Approval as presented today; DIRECTED the Community Development Department staff to file a Notice of Exemption with the County Clerk.

 

ADJ.1  ADJORNED in memory of Lewis Ervin Lehmer II of Concord.

 

 

Contra Costa County Mayors’ Conference

February 5, 2004

6:30 p.m.

Union Facility at I.B.E.W.

Local Union 302

1875 Arnold Drive

Martinez, CA

                                                                            

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 Olympic Boulevard Pedestrian Path project contingency fund increase in the amount of $16,000 for a new contingency fund total of $44,933, effective January 27, 2004, for additional work due to unforeseen conditions, Walnut Creek area. (58% Transportation Development Agency Grant Funds, 29% Measure C Funds and 13% Drainage Area 15A Funds) (District II) 

 

C.2      APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to reimburse Hofmann Land Development Company with funds deposited by Subdivision 7909 (Centex Homes) in the amount of $60,235 for traffic signal improvements completed on State Route 4 at Bixler Road, Discovery Bay area. (Developer Fees) (District III)

 

C.3      ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/51 approving the Notice of Intention to sell County surplus property identified as a 2.91-acre parcel of Assessor’s Parcel No. 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, Bay Point area.  (Proceeds accrue to the Contra Costa Transportation Authority) (District V)

 

C.4      ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/52 approving the Notice of Intention to sell County surplus property identified as a 1.87-acre parcel of Assessor’s Parcel No. 098-230-050, located on Evora Road on the west side of Willow Pass Road and north of Highway 4, at public auction, Bay Point area.  (Proceeds accrue to the Contra Costa Transportation Authority) (District V)

 

C.5      APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Principal Real Property Agent to execute the Relocation Assistance Claim form with Elizur and Sharlene Divinagracia for moving expenses in the amount of $2,549; and AUTHORIZE the Auditor-Controller to process payment of $2,549 to Elizur and Sharlene Divinagracia, in connection with the North Broadway Revitalization Project – Phase III, Bay Point area. (Redevelopment Funds) (District V)

 

C.6      DELETED  

 

C.7      DELETED  

 

 

 

Engineering Services

 

C.8      MS 18-98:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/53 accepting completion of warranty period and release of cash deposit for faithful performance for project being developed by Rodeo Senior Apartments, Inc., Rodeo area. (District II)

 

C.9      RA 1092:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/54 accepting completion of road improvements and completion of warranty period and release of cash deposit for faithful performance for project being developed by LBL-DUC Richmond, L.L.C., El Sobrante area. (District I)

 

Special Districts & County Airports

 

C.10    ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/55 accepting as complete the contracted weed abatement work performed by H&N Enterprises for the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District.  (Budgeted) (All Districts)

 

C.11    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Fire Chief, Contra Costa County Fire Protection District, to execute a non-financial contract with the City of Antioch to indemnify the City against liability arising from the Fire District’s use of certain city properties in Antioch for conducting firefighting training exercises.  (District V)

 

Claims, Collections & Litigation

 

C.12    DENY claims of Ezatollah Saiidnia and Jani Tseng against Contra Costa County, Contra Costa County Flood Control & Water Conservation District, Contra Costa Storm Drainage District, Contra Costa County Storm Drain Maintenance District; Arntz Builders; Preston and Lois Avery; Derrick Garcia; Mount Diablo Region Young Men’s Christian Association; and Round Hill Country Club, Inc.

 

C.13    AUTHORIZE and DIRECT the County Counsel to initiate legal action to recover monies owed for outstanding debts and costs of suit related to services rendered by the County, as recommended by the County Administrator.  (All Districts)

 

C.14    RECEIVE report concerning the final settlement of Patricia Martin vs. Contra Costa County and AUTHORIZE payment from the Workers’ Compensation Trust Fund in the amount of $50,000, less permanent disability advances, as recommended by the County Administrator.  (All Districts)

 

C.15    RECEIVE report concerning the final settlement of Patricia Morris vs. Contra Costa County and AUTHORIZE payment from the Workers’ Compensation Trust Fund in the amount of $280,000, as recommended by the County Administrator.  (All Districts)

 

C.16    RECEIVE report concerning the final settlement of Georgia E. Chambers vs. Contra Costa County and AUTHORIZE payment from the Workers’ Compensation Trust Fund in the amount of $35,000, less permanent disability advances, as recommended by the County Administrator.  (All Districts)

 

Honors & Proclamations

 

C.17    ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/24 congratulating Chris Brittle upon his retirement from the Metropolitan Transportation Commission, as recommended by Supervisor DeSaulnier.  (All Districts)

 

Ordinances

 

C.18    ADOPT Ordinance No. 2004-01, introduced January 20, 2004, repealing Chapter 518-4 of the County Ordinance Code, which regulates the disclosure of confidential consumer information by financial institutions.  (All Districts)

 

Appointments & Resignations

C.19    APPOINT Patricia Chappie to the Advisory Council on Equal Employment Opportunity; MOVE Kofi Opong-Mensah to the Education seat, DECLARE a vacancy and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy; and take other related actions as recommended by the County Administrator.  (All Districts)

 

C.20    DECLARE vacant the Local Committee (San Ramon) seat on the Advisory Council on Aging previously held by Garry Chaban due to verbal resignation, and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy, as recommended by the Advisory Council on Aging.  (District III)

 

Appropriation Adjustments  - 2003/2004 FY

 

C.21    General Services-Fleet Services (0063):  AUTHORIZE new revenue in the amount of $45,960 from accumulated depreciation and estimated salvage from equipment and APPROPRIATE to Fleet Services to replace two vehicles for the Sheriff’s Office previously approved by the Board of Supervisors.  (All Districts)

 

Personnel Actions

 

C.22    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Chair, Board of Supervisors, to execute the Memorandum of Understanding between the Contra Costa County In-Home Supportive Services Public Authority and SEIU, Local 250, implementing negotiated economic terms and conditions beginning July 1, 2003 through June 30, 2004, as recommended by the Human Resources Director.  (All Districts)

            CORRECTED TO READ: APPROVED and AUTHORIZED the Chair, Board of Supervisors, to execute the Memorandum of Understanding between the Contra Costa County In-Home Supportive Services Public Authority and SEIU, Local 250, and ADOPTED Resolution No. 2004/58 implementing negotiated economic terms and conditions beginning July 1, 2003 through June 30, 2004, as recommended by the Human Resources Director. 

 

C.23    CANCEL three FACS Teacher-Project positions in the Community Services Department.  (All Districts)

           

C.24    CANCEL one FACS Infant/Toddler Teacher-Project position in the Community Services Department.  (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.25    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Services Director, or designee, to apply for and accept funding from the California Department of Education in an amount not to exceed $10,000 for Best Practice Mini Grant in Nutritional Services for the period April 1, 2004 through February 28, 2005.  (No County Match)  (All Districts)

 

C.26    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with the State Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development in an amount not to exceed $51,615 for continuation of the Family Practice Residency Program for the period July 1, 2004 through June 30, 2007.  (No County Match)  (All Districts)

 

APPROVE and AUTHORIZE execution of agreements between the County and the following parties as noted for the

purchase of equipment and/or services:

 

C.27    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Risk Manager to execute a contract with Single Source Consulting, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $60,000 to provide consulting services for the Risk Manager and Assistant Risk Manager/Workers’ Compensation for the period February 1, 2004 through January 31, 2005.  (Workers’ Compensation Trust Fund) (All Districts)

 

C.28    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Development Director to execute a contract amendment with Environmental Science Associates to increase the payment limit by $3,000 to a new payment limit of $127,999, for additional services related to the preparation of an Environmental Impact Report on amendments to the Industrial Safety Ordinance.  (Industry Fees) (District III)

 

C.29    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Chief Information Officer, Department of Information Technology, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Simple Choice Communications Technology Consultants to extend the term from December 31, 2003 through June 30, 2004 to develop a Countywide Call Billing and Accounting System, with no change in the payment limit.  (All Districts)

 

C.30    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Independent Living Resource, Inc., to increase the payment limit by $30,000 to a new payment limit of $51,450 to provide additional equipment and home modification services to disabled seniors and their caregivers and to add equipment to the Independent Living Resource lending library, with no change in the term of July 1, 2003 through June 30, 2004.  (Budgeted; 90% Federal, 10% State)  (All Districts)

 

C.31    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute contract amendments to provide additional child welfare redesign community liaison services, with no change in the term of October 1, 2003 through September 30, 2004.  (Budgeted, 100% Stuart Foundation Grant)  (Districts IV and V)

           

     Contractor                                  Increased Payment Limit             New Payment Limit

                 Eva Lujano                                                                                                 $10,500                                         $32,000

                 Ursula Soto                                                                                                 $10,500                                         $32,000

 

C.32    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, on behalf of the Weed and Seed Board, to execute a contract amendment with Mari Pavia to increase the payment limit by $15,000 to a new payment limit of $84,500 and to extend the term from January 31 to April 30, 2004 for coordination of the Weed and Seed Program on an interim basis.  (Budgeted, 78% Federal, 15% State, 7% County)  (All Districts)

                                                                        

 

C.33    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Muir Orthopaedic Specialists, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $540,000 to continue to provide professional orthopedic services to patients at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center and Contra Costa Health Centers for the period March 1, 2004 through February 28, 2007.  (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 13.5% County, 86.5% Patient/Third Party Revenues)  (All Districts)

 

C.34    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Raymond E. Berg, M.D., in an amount not to exceed $500,000 to provide professional orthopedic physician services to patients at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center and Contra Costa Health Centers for the period January 20, 2004 through January 31, 2006.  (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 13.5% County, 86.5% Patient/Third Party Revenues)  (All Districts)

 

C.35    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Per Diem Staffing Systems, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $220,000 to continue to provide respiratory therapist registry services at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center and Contra Costa Health Centers for the period February 1, 2004 through January 31, 2005.  (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 13.5% County, 86.5% Patient/Third Party Revenues)  (All Districts)

 

C.36    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Victor Kogler in an amount not to exceed $98,440 to continue to provide assessment and evaluation of the Alcohol and Other Drugs System of Care, collection and analysis of data from the Prevention Activity Data System, appraisal of the management information system, and development and implementation of the Youth Services Programs for the period January 1 through December 31, 2004.  (Budgeted, 90% Federal, 10% State)  (All Districts)

 

C.37    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Robert Asher in an amount not to exceed $126,000 to continue to provide system administration, troubleshooting, capacity planning/monitoring, system configuration and maintenance, and development of a manual for the Call Center Communications System for the period February 1, 2004 through January 31, 2005.  (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 13.5% County, 86.5% Patient/Third Party Revenues) (All Districts)

 

C.38    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute contracts to provide professional primary care services to Contra Costa Health Plan members for the period January 1 though December 31, 2004.  (Budgeted, Enterprise II: 6.5% County, 93.7% Contra Costa Health Plan Member Premiums)  (All Districts)

 

                 Contractor                                                                   Payment Limit

                 Lyudmila Beyzer, M.D.                                                $50,000

                 William W. Chen, M.D., Inc.                                        $50,000

                 Brian Blaisch, M.D., Pediatrics, Inc.                                                            $50,000

 

C.39    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Beverly Jacobs, P.H.N., in an amount not to exceed $90,807 to continue to provide consultation and evaluation of the Contra Costa Health Plan Local Initiative, including attending meetings with State Department of Health Services and making presentations to participating providers to ensure compliance with State regulations, for the period February 1, 2004 through January 31, 2005.  (Budgeted, Enterprise II: 6.5% County, 93.7% Contra Costa Health Plan Member Premiums)  (All Districts)

 

C.40    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $5,500,000 to provide health care services for Medi-Cal recipients enrolled in the Kaiser Foundation Health Plan for the period October 1, 2003 through September 30, 2004.  (Budgeted, Enterprise II: 6.5% County, 93.7% Contra Costa Health Plan Member Premiums)  (All Districts)

 

C.41    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Robert A. Katin (dba Katin Engineering Consulting) in an amount not to exceed $34,700 to provide Industrial Safety Ordinance mandated communication and education services to communities neighboring industrial plants in West County for the period January 15 through June 15, 2004.  (Budgeted, 100% Industry Fees)  (Districts I and II)

                                                                              

C.42    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Halberto O’Connor, effective January 1, 2004, to increase the payment limit by $13,736 to a new payment limit of $38,736 to provide additional hours of support services to the Health Care to the Homeless Mobile Medical Team, with no change in the term of November 1, 2003 through October 31, 2004.  (Budgeted, 100% Federal)  (All Districts)

 

C.43    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the General Services Director, or designee, to execute a consulting services agreement with Kate Keating Associates, Inc., in the amount of $48,000 to provide design and construction administration services for the Countywide Standard Signage Program for the County Administrator's Office.  (Budgeted—Plant Acquisition) (All Districts)

            CONTINUED to an undetermined date; consideration to APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the General Services Director, or designee, to execute a consulting services agreement with Kate Keating Associates, Inc., in the amount of $48,000 to provide design and construction administration services for the Countywide Standard Signage Program for the County Administrator's Office. 

 

 

 

C.44    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the General Services Director, or designee, to execute the Second Amendment to the consulting services agreement with George Miers & Associates, to increase the payment limit by $10,000 to a new payment limit of $80,847 for additional construction administration services for the West Contra Costa County Animal Shelter, San Pablo Avenue and Sunnyview Drive, Pinole, for the Animal Services Department.  (Budgeted—2003 Series A CCPFA Lease Revenue Bonds) (District I)

 

C.45    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the General Services Director, or designee, to execute the Seventh Amendment to the consulting services agreement with George Miers & Associates to increase the payment limit by $38,000 to a new payment limit of $702,368 for additional construction services due to project delays on the Contra Costa County Animal Services Facility, 4800 Imhoff Place, Martinez, for the Animal Services Department. (Budgeted—2001 Series B CCCPFA Lease Revenue Bonds) (District II)

 

C.46    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Blankinship and Associates, Inc., effective February 1, 2004 to extend the term through January 31, 2005, for continuing and expanded services for the Aquatic Pesticides National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Monitoring Project Countywide. (County Watershed Program Funds) (All Districts)

 

Leases

 

C.47    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the General Services Director, or designee, to execute a five-year lease, commencing February 1, 2004, at a first-year rate of $986 per month with the Contra Costa Farm Bureau for the premises at 3020 Second Street, Knightsen, for occupancy by the Agriculture Department, and DETERMINE that the project is a Class 1(a) Categorical Exemption under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA).  (Budgeted; Agriculture – Weights & Measures) (District III)

 

Other Actions

 

C.48    ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/56 approving the request from the San Ramon Valley Unified School District for an April 13, 2004 Special Election.  (District III)

 

C.49    APPROVE consolidation requests as on file in the Contra Costa Elections Division from the cities of Martinez and Oakley; the school districts of Chabot-Las Positas Community College, West Contra Costa Unified, and Moraga; and the Contra Costa Water District, as recommended by the County Registrar of Voters.  (All Districts)

 

C.50    ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/57 approving appointment of individuals, as specified, to the Democratic and Republican County Central Committees in lieu of election for the March 2, 2004 Primary Election.  (All Districts)

             CONTINUED to February 3, 2004, consideration to ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/57 approving appointment of individuals, as specified, to the Democratic and Republican County Central Committees in lieu of election for the March 2, 2004 Primary Election.

 

C.51    ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/47 authorizing the Sheriff-Coroner, or specified designees, to execute grant documents on behalf of the Contra Costa County Anti-Terrorism Approval Body to accept funding previously approved by the Board of Supervisors in an amount not to exceed $2,280,637 for the period ending October 31, 2004.  (All Districts)

 

C.52    ACCEPT Human Relations Commission 2003 Annual Report.  (All Districts)

 

C.53    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to reimburse the State of California in the amount of $5,483.70 for Workforce Investment Act funds expended in fiscal year 1999/2000 without adequate documentation.  (All Districts)

 

C.54    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract to indemnify against liability the Pacheco Community Center for use of its facility at 5800 Pacheco Boulevard, Pacheco, by the County for the Access to Care Summit meeting on January 13, 2004.  (All Districts)

 

Redevelopment Agency

 

C.55    ACCEPT the Fiscal Year 2003 Audited Financial Report prepared by Capporici & Larsen, as recommended by the Redevelopment Director.  (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

2-02-04

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, January 27, 2004, 10:00 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.    Town of Danville v. County of Contra Costa, et al.; consolidated with Sierra Club, et al. v. County of Contra Costa, et al., San Joaquin County Superior Court No. CV020073; Town of Danville v. County of Contra Costa, et al., San Joaquin Superior Court Case No. CV021696.

2.    Demetria Kaeintz v. Contra Costa County, W.C.A.B. No. WCK 34102

 

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