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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, MARCH 9, 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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9:30 A.M. Convene and announce adjournment to Closed Session, Room 105. There was no Closed Session.

 

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

 

Inspirational Thought  -  “Money is not required to buy one necessity of the soul.”  ~Henry David Thoreau                                                                                     

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

 

HOUSING AUTHORITY CONSENT ITEMS  Approved as listed.

 

HA.1           APPROVE set aside of $10,000 for the 2004 College Scholarship Award Program from Housing Authority Local Management funds, as recommended by the Advisory Housing Commission.  (All Districts)         

 

10:05 A.M.

 

PRESENTATIONS Approved as listed

 

PR.1           PRESENTATION to adopt Resolution No. 2004/34 proclaiming March 2004 as “Red Cross Month in Contra Costa County” in recognition of the Bay Area Red Cross’s unparalleled record of helping County residents in preventing, preparing for, and responding to life-threatening emergencies.  (Supervisor Glover) (All Districts)

 

PR.2           PRESENTATION proclaiming March 9, 2004 as “Alva Lee Turner Day in Contra Costa County,” as recommended by Supervisor DeSaulnier.  (Supervisor Glover) (All Districts)

 

PR.3           PRESENTATION of the Contra Costa County Library 2003 Annual Volunteer and Community Partners Report, and to acknowledge and honor the recipients of the 2003 Contra Costa County Library Volunteer and Community Partner “Special Recognition Awards.”  (Susan LaPat, Volunteer Coordinator) (All Districts)

 

10:20 A.M.

 

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

 

SD.1            CONSIDER any Consent Items previously removed.

 

DELIBERATION ITEMS - Approved as listed except as noted below:

 

D.1      PUBLIC  COMMENT.  (3 Minutes/Speaker) There were no speakers.

 

D.2                 CONSIDER report regarding the Legislative Analyst’s Office alternative local government budget balancing proposal.  (John Sweeten, County Administrator) (All Districts)

            ACCEPTED report from the County Administrator regarding, and SUPPORTED as a working concept, the Legislative Analyst’s Office alternative local government budget balancing proposal.

 

D.3      CONSIDER accepting report from the Community Development Director on potential elements of the Urban Limit Line voter initiative proposal for the November 2, 2004 General Election Ballot.  (Dennis M. Barry, Community Development Director) (All Districts) ACCEPTED status report from the Community Development Director on the key elements for the Urban Limit Line voter initiative proposal to be considered for placement on the November 2, 2004 General Election Ballot; and DIRECTED staff to prepare an additional version with alternative language to include a provision for an interim review of the Urban Limit Line in the year 2010, and return to the Board of Supervisors for its consideration.

 

PROJECTED

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11:00 A.M.

 

D.4           HEARING on a recommendation of the County Planning Commission to approve a County initiated proposal to add Chapter 84-76, the Flood Hazard (-FH) Combining District, to the County Ordinance Code, to exempt specific developed and undeveloped areas situated beneath residential buildings from being considered stories for the purpose of measuring building height, so long as the residences were located in Special Flood Hazard Areas and certain other criteria to the size and use of the areas beneath the buildings were met.  (Catherine Kutsuris, Community Development Department) (All Districts)

            CONTINUED to April 20, 2004 at 11:00 a.m.hearing on a recommendation of the County Planning Commission to approve a County initiated proposal to add Chapter 84-76, the Flood Hazard (-FH) Combining District, to the County Ordinance Code, to exempt specific developed and undeveloped areas situated beneath residential buildings from being considered stories for the purpose of measuring building height, so long as the residences were located in Special Flood Hazard Areas and certain other criteria to the size and use of the areas beneath the buildings were met. 

 

 

 

Closed Session

 

SUPPLEMENTAL AGENDA

 

 Honors & Proclamations

 

C.105            ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/35 expressing the Boards’ condolences to the family and friends of Eric Alexander, and announcing the establishment of the Eric Alexander Reward Fund, as recommended by Supervisor Gioia.  (District I)

 

                                                                           

CONSENT ITEMS

 

(Items are subject to removal from Consent Calendar by request of any Supervisor or on request for discussion by a member of the public).

 

Road and Transportation

 

C.1           ADOPT Traffic Resolution No. 2004/4052 prohibiting parking except for  vehicles of individuals with disabilities (blue curb), on the north side of Alhambra Street (Road No. 2295AC) beginning at a point 280 feet west of the center line of Heald Street (Road No. 2295AL) and extending westerly a distance of 20 feet, Crockett area. (District II)

 

C.2           APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Principal Real Property Agent to execute the Relocation Assistance Claim of Ramon Apostol for moving expenses in the amount of $2,837, and APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Auditor-Controller to process payment of $2,837.86 to Valley Relocation and Storage, in connection with the North Broadway Revitalization Project – Phase III, Bay Point area. (Contra Costa County Redevelopment Agency Funds) (District V)

 

C.3           APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with the City of Walnut Creek, effective February 2, 2004, to increase the payment limit by $3,000 to a new payment limit of $6,000, to provide acquisition services for the City.  (City of Walnut Creek Revenue Funds) (District III)

 

C.4           APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Principal Real Property Agent to execute the Relocation Assistance Claim of Bishop Wisecarver for moving expenses in the amount of $102,977, and AUTHORIZE the Auditor-Controller to process payment of $102,977.32 to Bishop Wisecarver in connection with the State Route 4 East, Railroad Avenue to Loveridge Road Project, Pittsburg area. (Contra Costa Transportation Authority Funds) (District V)

 

C.5           ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/94 approving the vacation of a superseded portion of Dougherty Road, and declaring that the proposed area is ordered vacated, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III) (No Funding Involved)

 

C.6           APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Denise Duffy and Associates, Inc., effective January 1, 2004 to increase the payment limit by $1,600 to a new payment limit of $50,100 and to extend the term from January 1 to December 31, 2004, for environmental assessment associated with the Bethel Island Bridge Replacement Project, East County area. (80% Highway Bridge Rehabilitation and Replacement Program Funds and 20% Local Road Funds) (District V)

 

Engineering Services

 

C.7      MS 5-00:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/95 accepting grant deed of development rights for project being developed by Oliver Nalley and Christina Nalley, Walnut Creek area. (District III)

 

C.8      SUB 7418:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/96 approving the fourth extension of the subdivision agreement for project being developed by Deluke Company Limited, Martinez area. (District II)

 

Special Districts & County Airports

 

C.9           APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Fire Chief, Contra Costa County Fire Protection District (CCCFPD), to execute an Agreement for Temporary Transfer of Vehicular Equipment between the CCCFPD and the State of California Office of Emergency Services (OES) for CCCFPD’s use of an OES water tender.  (Budgeted) (All Districts)

 

C.10           APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute the Estoppel Certificate and Consent to Encumbrance with Byron Aviation Services Limited Partnership, located at 7500 Falcon Way, Byron Airport, Byron area.  (No Budget Impact) (District III)

 

C.11           APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute month-to-month leases with specified Buchanan Field Airport T-hangar and shade hangar tenants, Pacheco area. (Airport Enterprise Funds Revenue) (District IV)

 

C.12           ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/97 accepting as complete the contracted work performed by Engineered Soils Repairs, Inc., for an emergency landslide repair, as recommended by the Blackhawk Geologic Hazard Abatement District Manager, Richard Short, Kleinfelder, Inc., Danville (Blackhawk) area. (District III)

 

C.13           ACCEPT and APPROVE the Fiscal Year 2003/2004 First Quarter Expense Report for the Blackhawk Geologic Hazard Abatement District (GHAD) by the GHAD Manager, Richard Short, Kleinfelder, Inc., Danville area. (County Service Area M-23 Funds) (District III)

 

C.14           ACCEPT and APPROVE the Blackhawk Geologic Hazard Abatement District Reserve Study for the Blackhawk Geologic Hazard Abatement District (GHAD), by the GHAD Manager, Richard Short, Kleinfelder, Inc., Danville area. (County Service Area M-23 Funds) (District III)

 

C.15           APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Blackhawk Geologic Hazard Abatement District Manager, Richard Short, Kleinfelder, Inc., or designee, to execute a License Agreement with Michael Ashby, property owner on Blackhawk Meadow Drive, for the repair of a landslide, for the period December 16, 2003 through June 30, 2004, Danville area. (Blackhawk Geologic Hazard Abatement District Funds) (District III)

 

C.16           APPROVE and RATIFY the decision of the Blackhawk Geologic Hazard Abatement District Manager, Richard Short, Kleinfelder, Inc., or designee, to execute and award a contract with Engineered Soil Repairs in the amount of $32,566 to provide landslide repair for the property located on Blackhawk Meadow Drive, for the period January 20 through February 10, 2004, Danville area. (Blackhawk Geologic Hazard Abatement District Funds) (District III)

 

C.17           ACCEPT and APPROVE the Fiscal Year 2002/2003 Fourth Quarter Expense Report for the Blackhawk Geologic Hazard Abatement District (GHAD) by the GHAD Manager, Richard Short, Kleinfelder, Inc., Danville area. (County Service Area M-23 Funds) (District III)

 

C.18           APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Margaret Fong in the amount of $66,600 to provide community programming and support services for County Service Area M-17 MonTaraBay Community Center and other County Service Areas for the period March 1, 2004 through February 28, 2005, Countywide. (Various County Service Area Funds) (All Districts)

 

Statutory Actions

 

C.19      APPROVE minutes for the month of February.

 

C.20           DECLARE certain ordinances duly published.

 

Claims, Collections & Litigation

 

C.21    DENY claims of Martha Perry; Phil Lewis and Renee Flask; Carolyn Blanco and Gregory Blanco; Blackhawk Homeowner’s Association and Country Club at Blackhawk Improvement Association, Inc.; David J. Tarnowski; Rhona Ory; Judy Ann Donnell; Gregory Minshall; and amended claim for Mizraim Mohammed El.  (All Districts)

 

C.22           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.23           RECEIVE report concerning the final settlement of Heather Hamilton vs. Contra Costa County and AUTHORIZE payment from the General Liability Trust Fund in the amount of $31,625, as recommended by the County Administrator.  (All Districts)

 

C.24           AUTHORIZE the Auditor-Controller to execute a settlement agreement with California Check Cashing Stores, Inc., to settle a stopped-check lawsuit filed against the County, as recommended by the County Counsel.  (All Districts)

 

Honors & Proclamations

 

C.25           RATIFY and ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/98 honoring Sue Severson for being named as the Orinda Citizen of the Year, as recommended by Supervisor Uilkema. 

 

C.26           RATIFY and ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/31 authorizing Supervisor Gioia to re-establish sister county relationships with the County of Taichung, Taiwan, Republic of China to foster the exchange of artistic, commercial, cultural, educational, and technological activities among global neighbors, as recommended by Supervisor Gioia.  (All Districts)

 

C.27           RATIFY and ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/30 recognizing, commending, and congratulating Chief Warrant Officer Robert E. Gross, Bandmaster/Commander of the 91st Division Band, Pipes, and Drums of Camp Parks, on the occasion of his retirement after 32 years of military service, and expressing appreciation for his outstanding service to Contra Costa County communities, as recommended by Supervisor Greenberg.  (District III)

 

C.28           ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/99 honoring Jane Beam Wood for her tireless efforts to promote community health care in West County and declaring March 12, 2004 as Jane Beam Wood Day in Contra Costa County, as recommended by Supervisor Gioia. 

           CORRECTED TO READ: ADOPTED Resolution No. 2004/32 honoring Jane Beam Wood for her tireless efforts to promote community health care in West County and declaring March 12, 2004 as Jane Beam Wood Day in Contra Costa County, as recommended by Supervisor Gioia. 

 

Appointments & Resignations

 

C.29           APPOINT Brent Simor to the Appointee 8 seat on the County Service Area P-5, Citizens Advisory Committee, as recommended by Supervisor Greenberg.  (District III)

 

C.30           APPOINT Linda Kochly as the District IV Alternate representative position to the Contra Costa County First 5 Commission, as recommended by Supervisor DeSaulnier.  (District IV)

 

C.31    RE-APPOINT Richard Adler and John B. Scranton as District III representatives to the Juvenile Systems Planning Advisory Committee, as recommended by Supervisor Greenberg.  (District III)

 

C.32    RE-APPOINT Heather Gibson to the Mosquito and Vector Control District Board of Trustees to a four-year term expiring January 2, 2008, as recommended by the Internal Operations Committee.  (All Districts)

 

C.33             APPOINT Marianne Huber Smith, MariAnn Leggat Fisher, Saman Diaz, and Nicholas Virgallito to the Workforce Development Board to complete the unexpired terms through June 30, 2004 and to new terms expiring June 30, 2006, as recommended by the Internal Operations Committee.  (All Districts)

 

C.34           ACCEPT resignation of Bob Glover from the Workforce Development Board, DECLARE vacant the Economic Development 2 seat, and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy, as recommended by the Executive Director.  (All Districts)

 

C.35           APPOINT Audrey Formosa to the At Large 19 seat and Jerry Sattler to the Local Committee San Pablo seat on the Advisory Council on Aging, as recommended by the Advisory Council on Aging.  (All Districts) 

 

C.36           APPROVE the medical staff appointments and re-appointments as recommended by the Medical Executive Committee on February 23, 2004.  (All Districts)

 

Appropriation Adjustments  - 2003/2004 FY

 

C.37    County Administrator (0037):  AUTHORIZE new revenue in the amount of $59,487 from training services fees and appropriate to the Training Institute for staff development expenses.  (All Districts)

 

C.38           Department of Information Technology (0147):  AUTHORIZE transfer of appropriations in the amount of $240,000 from DoIT to Capital Facilities to upgrade the UPS (Uninterruptible Power System) at the County Data Center.  (All Districts) (Consider with C.101)

 

C.39           Employment and Human Services (0503):  AUTHORIZE new revenue in the amount of $32,114 from In-Home Supportive Services Program Administrative (IHSS) Allocation and APPROPRIATE for actual and projected expenditures related to IHSS Program Administration for fiscal year 2003/2004.  (All Districts)

 

                                                                            

Intergovernmental Relations

 

C.40            ADOPT the revised 2004 Federal Legislative Platform responding to issues raised by the Board of Supervisors on December 16, 2003, as recommended by the County Administrator.  (All Districts)

 

C.41            RECOMMEND that the Urban Counties Caucus, California State Association of Counties and other counties oppose for the time being any legislation to reallocate realignment revenue, as recommended by the County Administrator.  (All Districts)

           

C.42            ADOPT the 2004 Update to the Tri-Valley Transportation Council’s (TVTC) Strategic Plan Update as requested by TVTC, and AUTHORIZE the Chair of the Board of Supervisors to sign a letter relaying this action to the Chair of TVTC, as recommended by the Community Development Director.  (District III)

 

C.43            SUPPORT SB 1161 (Alpert) that would enact the California Reading and Literacy Improvement and Public Library Construction and Renovation Bond Act of 2004, as recommended by the County Librarian.  (All Districts) 

 

Personnel Actions

 

C.44            AMEND Board action of January 20, 2004 to correct effective dates:  RECLASSIFY one Clerk-Specialist Level position and incumbent to Clerical Supervisor effective August 1, 2003, ADD one Clerk-Specialist Level position, and CANCEL one Clerical Supervisor position effective January 21, 2004 in the Building Inspection Department.  (Permit fees) (All Districts)

 

C.45            INCREASE the hours of one Clerk-Experienced Level position and incumbent from part time 24/40 to 28/40 in the Public Works Department.  (Clean Water Program) (All Districts)

 

C.46            RETITLE the class of Chief Deputy District Attorney-Exempt to Chief Assistant District Attorney-Exempt, and the class of Assistant Chief Deputy District Attorney-Exempt to Assistant District Attorney-Exempt in the District Attorney Department.  (All Districts)

 

C.47            CANCEL one Account Clerk-Experienced Level position in the Child Support Services Department.  (All Districts)

 

C.48    ADD one Clerk-Senior Level position; and CANCEL one Secretary-Advanced Level position in the Sheriff-Coroner Department.  (Cost savings) (All Districts)

 

C.49            ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/116 creating a lateral incentive payment of $2,500 for the Sheriff’s Dispatcher II classification.  (All Districts)

 

C.50            CANCEL one Administrative Services Assistant III position and ADD one Planner II position to the Environmental Unit of the Engineering Services Division in the Public Works Department.  (Cost savings) (All Districts)

 

C.51            ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/117 retitling Public Works Maintenance Superintendent to Public Works Maintenance Assistant Field Operations Manager; retitling Public Works Maintenance Coordinator to Public Works Resources Manager; and implementing a Performance Pay Plan for the classes of Public Works Maintenance Assistant Field Operations Manager, Public Works Resources Manager, Public Works Maintenance Supervisor, and Vegetation Management Supervisor.  (Budgeted) (All Districts)

 

C.52            RETITLE the following Health Services Department classes: Clinical Laboratory Technologist I to Clinical Laboratory Scientist I; Clinical Laboratory Technologist II to Clinical Laboratory Scientist II; and Sr. Clinical Laboratory Technologist to Sr. Clinical Laboratory Scientist; and REALLOCATE the Health Services Department classes of Clinical Laboratory Technologist I, Clinical Laboratory Technologist II, Sr. Clinical Laboratory Technologist, Supervising Clinical Lab Scientist, Assistant Clinical Lab Manager, Clinical Lab Manager, and Histotechnician on the Salary Schedule, as recommended by the Human Resources Director.  (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 13.5% County, 86.5% Patient/Third Party Revenues) (All Districts)

 

C.53            REALLOCATE the following Health Services Department classes on the Salary Schedule as recommended by the Human Resources Director: Respiratory Care Practitioner I; Respiratory Care Practitioner II; Assistant Chief, Cardiopulmonary Support Services; and Chief, Cardiopulmonary Support Services. (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 13.5% County, 86.5% Patient/Third Party Revenues) (All Districts)

 

C.54            RETITLE the class of Social Service Division Manager to Employment and Human Services Division Manager in the Employment and Human Services Department.  (No cost)  (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.55            APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to apply for and accept rollover funds from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Administration on Aging in the amount of $138,394 remaining from first and second year Providing Assistance for Caregivers in Transition Grant for the period September 30, 2003 through September 29, 2004.  (No County match)  (All Districts)

 

C.56            APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to reimburse the California Department of Aging in the amount of $9,222 for unexpended Title V Senior Community Service Employment Program funds for the period July 1, 2002 through June 30, 2003.  (85% Federal, 15% State)  (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.57            APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Development Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Dowling Associates, Inc., effective March 3, 2004, to increase the payment limit by $30,560 to a new payment limit of $79,136 to provide continuing traffic analysis services for Windemere Ranch, with no change in the term through June 30, 2004.  (Applicant fees) (District III)

 

C.58            APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Building Inspection Director to execute a contract with Attri and Associates in the amount not to exceed $40,000 to provide plan review services for the period March 1, 2004 through February 28, 2005.  (100% plan review fees) (All Districts)

 

C.59            APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Child Support Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Specialized Litigation Services, Inc., to extend the term from March 31, 2004 through September 30, 2004 with no change in the payment limit for additional legal process services.  (All Districts)

 

C.60            APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the County Librarian to execute a contract with library consultant Joan Frye Williams in the amount of $24,800 to develop strategic organization and implementation plans resulting from plan of service recently drafted.  (All Districts)

 

C.61            APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Chief Information Officer, DoIT, or designee, to execute a contract with Technical Consultants International (TCI) in the amount of $259,360 for technical assistance with the migration of the County’s Child Support System to the State system, for the period March 9 through September 30, 2004.  (100% Department of Child Support Services funds) (All Districts)

 

C.62            APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Defender to execute contracts to provide dependency case assistance.  (100% reimbursement by Superior Court) (All Districts):

 

            Name                           Term                Amount

            Charles Grant               January 2 – December 31, 2004                $43,500

            Paul Ruth                 March 8, 2004 – March 7, 2005                        $48,500         

            Robert Smayda                         March 8, 2004 – March 7, 2005                        $39,400

 

C.63            APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Development Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Science Applications International, Inc., to extend the term from March 31 to December 31, 2004 with no increase to the payment limit of $27,983 to provide Recycling Outreach Services.  (All Districts)

 

C.64            APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Development Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Moore Iacofano Goltsman, Inc., effective March 1, 2004, to extend the term from February 28 to June 30, 2004 to provide services to develop a shortcut path for Pleasant Hill BART, with no increase to the payment limit.  (District IV)

 

C.65            APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Building Inspection Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Delta Scrap & Salvage, in an amount not to exceed $39,962 to abate the property located at 5670 Delta Road, Knightsen, for the period March 9, 2004 to March 9, 2005.  (No County cost) (All Districts)

 

C.66            APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Building Inspection Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Soil Enterprises, in an amount not to exceed $34,711 to abate the property located at 711 Pacifica Avenue, Bay Point, for the period October 14, 2003 to October 14, 2004.  (No County cost) (All Districts)

 

C.67            APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee to execute a contract with Lewis Pascalli, Jr., in an amount not to exceed $64,000 to continue to act as Director of the Hazardous Materials Programs, and assist with recruitment and transition of a new Hazardous Materials Program Director for the period April 1, 2004 through March 31, 2005.  (Budgeted, 100% Industry Fees) (All Districts)

 

C.68            APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Planned Parenthood: Shasta – Diablo, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $58,333 to provide health education and management services for uninsured women for the period September 1, 2003 through August 30, 2004.  (Budgeted, 100% Federal HRSA) (All Districts)

 

C.69            APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Childcare Careers, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $35,000 to provide temporary teachers for George Miller Centers to cover staff absences, vacations, and other staff vacancies for the period April 1, 2004 through March 31, 2005.  (Budgeted, 90% State and 10% County funds) (All Districts)

 

C.70            APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Michelle Lee Newell in an amount not to exceed $72,800 to provide experienced computer technician services 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.71            APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute contracts with La Clinica de la Raza – Fruitvale Health Project, Inc., and Brookside Community Health Center, Inc., each in an amount not to exceed $58,333, to provide health education and social work services to County’s low income, uninsured patients with diabetes or other complex medical problems for the period September 1, 2003 through August 31, 2004.  (Budgeted, 100% Federal HRSA grant funds) (All Districts)

 

C.72            APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with La Cheim School, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $398,477 to provide school-based intensive day treatment and mental health services for seriously emotionally disturbed children for the period January 1 through June 30, 2004.  (Budgeted, 25% Federal Medi-Cal, 25% State EPSDT, 50% Mental Health Realignment) (All Districts)

 

C.73            RATIFY purchase of services from Pri-Med Healthcare, Inc., for the period September 1 through October 31, 2003, and AUTHORIZE the Auditor-Controller to pay $6,716.25 outstanding balance for the provision of temporary qualified psychiatry physician services to Contra Costa Regional Medical Center. (Budgeted, Enterprise I: Patient/Third Party Revenues) (All Districts)

 

C.74            APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Scott Patrick, M.D., in an amount not to exceed $300,000 to provide professional anesthesiology services to patients at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center for the period April 1, 2004 through March 31, 2007.  (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 13.5% County, 86.5% Patient/Third Party Revenues) (All Districts)

 

C.75            APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the General Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Guardian Security Agency, Inc., in the amount of $240,000 to continue to provide security guard services for Community Services Department childcare sites for the period January 1 through December 31, 2004.  (Budgeted, Community Services Department: 25% Federal, 75% State)  (All Districts)

 

C.76            RATIFY purchase of services from Guardian Security Agency, Inc., and AUTHORIZE the Auditor Controller to pay $20,000 outstanding balance for security guard services for Community Services Department childcare sites for the period January 1 through December 31, 2003.  (Community Services Department: 25% Federal, 75% State)  (All Districts)

 

C.77            APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Aspira Technologies, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $180,000 to continue to provide temporary programmer/analysts services for designing, developing, maintaining, and enhancing custom software applications in the Information Systems Unit 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.78            APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute contracts to provide Medi-Cal specialty mental health services for the period April 1, 2004 through June 30, 2005.  (Budgeted, 100% Federal/State FFP Medi-Cal)  (All Districts)

 

                 Contractor                    Amount Not to Exceed

                George Hersh, Ph.D.                    $50,000

                 Ramon Garcia, M.D.               $50,000

 

C.79            APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with the State Department of Mental Health in an amount not to exceed $1,012,180 for purchase and usage of state hospital beds including staffing, facilities, equipment, and supplies, as mandated by Section 5650 of the Welfare and Institution Code, for the period July 1, 2003 through June 30, 2004.  (Budgeted, 100% Mental Health Realignment)  (All Districts)

 

C.80            APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Nor-Cal Medical Temps, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $260,000 to continue to provide temporary pharmacists and pharmacy technicians at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center and Contra Costa Health Centers 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.81            APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with The MEDSTAT Group, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $24,000 to provide audit services for the Contra Costa Health Plan, and to provide mutual indemnification from all liabilities and claims up to the contract payment limit resulting from the conduct of the contractor or the County, for the period February 1, 2004 through January 31, 2005.  (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 contract amendments, effective February 15, 2004, to provide homeless support services to additional clients that are homeless and have a diagnosis of mental illness or a dual-diagnosis of mental illness and substance abuse, with no change in the terms of August 15, 2003 through June 30, 2004.  (Budgeted, 100% State Supportive Housing Initiative Act Funds)  (All Districts)

                       

            Contractor            Increase in Payment Limit            New Payment Limit

Rubicon Programs, Inc.          $66,053                    $334,607

Phoenix Programs, Inc.          $19,257                    $152,505

 

C.83            APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the General Services Director, or designee, to execute the Seventh Amendment to the consulting services agreement with Daniel Rainey, Architect, to increase the payment limit by $30,928 to a new payment limit of $419,928 for the Remodel and Office Landscape Partition Modifications Project at 1305 Macdonald Avenue, Richmond, for the Employment and Human Services Department. (Series 2002A Lease Revenue Bonds) (District I)

 

C.84            AWARD and AUTHORIZE the General Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract in the amount of $735,935 with Engineered Control Systems, Inc., the lowest responsive and responsible bidder for the Remodeling of Central Control Project at the Martinez Detention Facility, 1000 Ward Street, Martinez, for the Sheriff-Coroner. (Plant Acquisition Budget) (District II)

 

C.85            APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the General Services Director, or designee, to execute a consulting services agreement with Ajmani & Pamidi, Inc., in the amount of $35,500 to provide mechanical and electrical engineering services for the HVAC (Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning) System Upgrade at 255 Glacier Drive, Martinez, for the Public Works Department.  (54% Public Works non-General Funds; 46% PFC 2002B Lease Revenue Bonds) (District II)

 

 

C.86            APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the General Services Director, or designee, to execute Change Order No. 2 to the contract with Tinney Construction, Inc., for the First and Second Floor Remodel and Parking Lot Expansion Project at 1650 Cavallo Road, Antioch, for the Employment and Human Services Department, to increase the payment limit by $64,197 to a new payment limit of $2,619,213 for complete replacement of the roof.  (80% Federal/State, 20% County budgeted) (District V)

 

Leases

 

C.87            EXERCISE first option for a five-year extension of the lease with the City of San Pablo in the amount of $8,162 per month for the premises at 2300 El Portal Drive, Suite B, San Pablo for continued occupancy by the Employment and Human Services Department for the period July 1, 2004 through June 30, 2009; and AUTHORIZE the General Services Director to exercise future options through June 30, 2019.  (Budgeted) (District I)

 

Other Actions

 

C.88            APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Purchasing Agent, or designee, to purchase one vehicle for the Public Works Department to replace a critical road maintenance vehicle damaged in an accident, as recommended by the County Administrator.  (Insurance proceeds) (All Districts)

 

C.89            ACCEPT report on the outcome of the transition of the Employee Car and Vanpool Program to a program operated and maintained directly by program participants; AUTHORIZE Community Development Department staff to distribute information on commuting options to County employees through employee payroll distribution and other means, subject to the County Administrator’s review and approval; and REFER to the Transportation, Water and Infrastructure Committee consideration of additional measures to promote commute alternatives among County employees, as recommended by the Community Development Director.  (No impact to the General Fund) (All Districts)

 

C.90            RESCIND existing Land Conservation Contract No. 14-73 affecting Assessor Parcel No. 205-080-001 and APPROVE new Land Conservation Contract No. 03-0001, relating to land owned by Phillip and Lori Wolfe, Tassajara area, as recommended by the Community Development Director.  (District III)

 

C.91            RECEIVE 2002/2003  Annual Report from the Byron-Brentwood-Knightsen Union Cemetery District.

 

C.92            AUTHORIZE the County Administrator, or designee, to enter an exhibit, on behalf of Contra Costa County, in the 2004 California State Fair.  (No County Cost) (All Districts)

 

C.93            ACCEPT canvass of votes for Police Services Area P-6, Zone 1201, Subdivision 998379, Concord area, for election held on February 17, 2004, as recommended by the County Registrar of Voters.  (District IV)

 

C.94            ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/118 accepting as complete the contracted work performed by Taber Construction Co. for the construction of the new Family Law Center, 751 Pine Street, Martinez, as recommended by the County Administrator.  (All Districts)

 

C.95            APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Auditor-Controller to issue warrants, as specified, to refund the overpayment of documentary transfer taxes in the amount of $779.90, as recommended by the Clerk-Recorder.  (All Districts)

 

C.96            ACCEPT recommendations of the Fish and Wildlife Committee regarding the awarding of grants from the Fish and Wildlife Propagation Fund; DIRECT the Auditor-Controller to release a total of $70,263 from the Fish and Wildlife Propagation Fund to specified organizations to support projects benefiting the fish and wildlife resources of the County.  (All Districts)

 

C.97            DECLARE as surplus and AUTHORIZE the Purchasing Agent, or designee, to dispose of specified vehicles and/or equipment no longer needed for public use, as recommended by the General Services Director.  (All Districts)

 

C.98            APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute an Unpaid Student Training Agreement with the Trustees of the California State University, on behalf of San Francisco State University, to provide supervised clinical experience to San Francisco State University nursing students for the period March 1, 2004 through February 28, 2007.  (All Districts)

                                                                               

C.99            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.100            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.101            APPROVE plans and specifications for the Upgrade UPS System Project, 30 Douglas Drive, Martinez, for the Department of Information Technology and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to advertise for bids to be received April 15, 2004. (Plant Acquisition Budget) (Consider with C.38) (District II)

 

C.102            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) (District II)

 

C.103            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.104            ACCEPT the Advisory Body Annual Report for the Bay Point Project Area Committee (PAC).  (District V)

 

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.

 

 

Finance Committee

03-08-04

Cancelled

See above

Transportation, Water & Infrastructure Committee

03-08-04

  1:30 p.m.

See above

Family and Human Services Committee

03-08-04

Cancelled 

See above

Internal Operations Committee

03-15-04

  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.

 

                       

                                  Revised 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, March 9, 2004, 9:30 a.m. and thereafter

 

Board Chambers Room 107 and Room 105

Administration Building,

651 Pine Street, Martinez, California

 

 

 

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

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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