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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 16, 2004

 

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

 

PROJECTED

___TIME____

9:00 A.M.        Convene and announce adjournment to Closed Session, Room 105. There were no Closed Session announcements

 

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

 

Inspirational Thought  -  “The last of the human freedoms is to choose one’s attitude in any given set of circumstances.”  ~Viktor E. Frankl

 

CONSIDER  CONSENT  ITEMS   -  Approved as listed except as noted below

                      

HOUSING AUTHORITY CONSENT ITEMS Approved as listed.

 

HA.1    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Housing Authority Executive Director to execute a lease agreement with the County Health Services Department at a rate of $400 per month for use of unit 602, 1744 4th Street, North Richmond, for the period January 1 – December 31, 2004 to operate the “Partners in Health” program.  (Revenue accrues to the Public Housing Fund) (District I)                      

           

9:35 A.M.

 

PRESENTATIONS Approved as listed

 

PR.1    PRESENTATION to adopt Resolution No. 2004/33 proclaiming January 30 – April 4, 2004 as “A Season for Non-Violence in Contra Costa County”.  (Supervisor DeSaulnier) (All Districts)

 

PR.2    PRESENTATION to adopt Resolution No. 2004/103 honoring Commander Tom Young on his invaluable 28 years of service to Contra Costa County, upon his retirement from the Sheriff’s Department.  (Warren E. Rupf, Sheriff-Coroner) (All Districts)  

 

PR.3    PRESENTATION to adopt Resolution No. 2004/102 commending Community Services Department’s Head Start Program for being awarded the “Program of Excellence” designation by the National Head Start Association.  (Tony Colón, Community Services Department Director) (All Districts)

 

PR.4    PRESENTATION to commend the dedicated work of the members of the Community Services Head Start Policy Council and the Economic Opportunity Council for their efforts in helping low-income residents to achieve self-sufficiency, and to adopt Resolution No. 2004/106 acknowledging the accomplishments of the Community Services Department in promoting self-sufficiency; and ADJOURNMENT to Room 108 for refreshments.  (Supervisor Glover) (All Districts)

 

10:15 A.M.

 

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

 

SD.1    CONSIDER any Consent Items previously removed.

 

SD.2    Acting as the Governing Board of the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District, HOLD Public Hearing to consider formation of a community facilities district to fund fire services in the Cypress Lakes development, Oakley/Bethel Island area; ADOPT resolutions relating to the establishment of said district, including Resolution No. 2004/123 on Formation, and Resolution No. 2004/124 calling for a Special Election; CONDUCT a Special Election  and announce the results; and take other actions relating to establishing the fire services Mello Roos Community Facilities District, including adopting Resolution No. 2004/125 declaring results of the Special Election, and a First Reading of an Ordinance of the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District, Ordinance No. 2004-09, Levying Special Taxes within the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District Community Facilities District.  (Jim Kennedy, Deputy Director-Redevelopment) (District V)

            ACTED as the Governing Board of the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District, HELD Public Hearing to consider formation of a community facilities district to fund fire services in the Cypress Lakes development, Oakley/Bethel Island area; ADOPTED resolutions relating to the establishment of said district, including Resolution No. 2004/123 on Formation, and Resolution No. 2004/124 calling for a Special Election; CONDUCTED a Special Election and announced the results; and took other actions relating to establishing the fire services Mello Roos Community Facilities District, including adopting Resolution No. 2004/125 declaring results of the Special Election, and a First Reading of an Ordinance of the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District, Ordinance No. 2004-09, Levying Special Taxes within the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District Community Facilities District. 

 

SD.3    HEARING on the appeal of Luis and Dixie Grossi (Owners) from the decision of the County Abatement Officer declaring a public nuisance on property located at 293 Driftwood Drive, Bay Point.  (Fred Wright, Building Inspection Department) (District V)

           CONTINUED to May 18, 2004 at 9:30 a.m. Hearing on the appeal of Luis and Dixie Grossi (Owners) from the decision of the County Abatement

                 Officer declaring a public nuisance on property located at 293 Driftwood Drive, Bay Point.

 

SD.4    HEARING on the appeal of Jose and Maria Del Rio Alvarez (Owners) from the decision of the County Abatement Officer declaring a public nuisance on property located at 122 Shore Road, Bay Point.  (Fred Wright, Building Inspection Department) (District V)

            CLOSED the Public Hearing; DENIED the appeal by Jose and Maria Del Rio Alvarez; AFFIRMED the County Abatement’s Officer’s determination in the Notice and Order to Abate by finding that the improperly stored boat, auto parts, building materials, furniture, landscaping materials, junk and debris, contractor’s yard and an illegal deck on the property located on 122 Shore Road, Bay Point, APN #098-064-002 is a public nuisance; ORDERED the property owners to abate the public nuisance from the property within 30 days of the mailing of the Board’s decision; DIRECTED the County Abatement Officer to remove the improperly stored boat, auto parts, building materials, furniture, landscaping materials, junk and debris, equipment related to the contractor’s yard, and deck, and charge the cost of all the work and all administrative costs to the property owners, if the property owners do not comply with the Board’s order to abate the public nuisance; and DIRECTED the County Abatement Officer to send the Board’s decision by first class mail to the property owners and to file the Board’s decision with the Clerk of the Board of Supervisors.

 

SD.5    HEARING on the itemized costs of abatement for property located at 166 Pinole Avenue, Rodeo, Donald H. Gonyer (Owner).  (Mike Silva, Building Inspection Department) (District II)

            CLOSED the Public Hearing; RECEIVED the itemized report on the costs of abating a public nuisance on the real property of Donald H. Goyner,

            166 Pinole Avenue, Rodeo, APN #357-192-009; CONSIDERED any objections from the property owner and other persons with a legal interest

            in the property; MODIFIED the itemized report to include the cost of this hearing; DETERMINED the costs of all abatement work and all

            administrative costs to be $2,360.00; ORDERED the modified itemized report confirmed; and DIRECTED it to be filed with the Clerk of the

            Board of Supervisors; ORDERED the costs to be specifically assessed against the property and AUTHORIZED the recordation of a Notice of

            Abatement Lien.

 

SD.6    HEARING to adopt Resolution Nos. 2004/126 and 2004/127 identifying the 2002/2003 property tax related costs of the County and establishing charges to each applicable jurisdiction for property tax administration services.  (Lara Delaney, County Administrator’s Office) (All Districts)

            ADOPTED Resolution Nos. 2004/126 and 2004/127 identifying the 2002/2003 property tax related costs of the County and establishing charges to each applicable jurisdiction for property tax administration services. 

 

SD.7    CONSIDER authorizing the staff of the Community Development and Public Works Departments to participate in a multi-jurisdictional effort to coordinate trail planning throughout eastern Contra Costa County; and authorizing the District III and District V Supervisors, on behalf of the Board, to contact the cities of Antioch, Brentwood, Oakley and Pittsburg, the East Bay Regional Parks District, the Contra Costa Water District, and other affected parties to request their participation.  (Supervisor Greenberg) (Districts III and V)

 

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

 

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

 

                 The following person presented testimony:

 

                 Dianne Cole, 2420 Tomar Court, Pinole, (Mt.Diablo Pilots Friends of Concord Airport) regarding the Concord Airport.

 

 

D.2      CONSIDER report on the outlook for the 2004/2005 County Budget.  (John Sweeten, County Administrator) (All Districts)

            ACCEPTED the following recommendations: ACKNOWLEDGED the County's local budget shortfall of approximately $53 million, and a potential total shortfall of $82 million, if the Governor's Proposed Budget for FY 2004-05 is enacted; ACKNOWLEDGED that County Departments have been directed by the County Administrator to prepare two sets of budget reduction plans, representing net County cost reductions of 10% and 20%, to assist the Administrator in preparation of a Recommended Budget for board consideration in June; ACKNOWLEDGED the importance of working with CSAC and the County's colleagues to protect local government resources; DIRECTED the Administrator, through the County’s Labor Relations Office, to begin discussions with employee representatives regarding the anticipated scope and scale of program and staffing reductions so that employees may be well informed; DIRECTED the County Administrator to schedule a budget workshop for the afternoon of Tuesday, April 20, 2004, at which more details regarding the projected budget may be presented; along with presentations by affected County departments, employee representatives, community-based agencies, and others who may wish to provide input; DETERMINED that public hearings for the Recommended Budget for FY 2004-05 will take place at 9:00 a.m., Monday, June 14 through Friday, June 18, 2004; DETERMINED that the Board will consider adoption of the Recommended Budget for FY 2004-05, including any changes directed by the Board during public hearings, at 1:30 p.m., Tuesday, June 29, 2004; REQUESTED County Administrator to IDENTIFY potential downstream costs; and CONTINUE to communicate with other local government agencies, cities, school districts, and special districts and keep them apprised of our current Budget activities.

 

 

Closed Session

 

1:00 P.M.

 

D.3      HEARING on an appeal of the Briones Hills Preserve Alliance of a decision by the County Planning Commission to approve a land use permit (Gan Shalom, Inc., Applicant and Owner) for a cemetery on an 83-acre site located mostly in the southeast quadrant of the Bear Creek Road/Hampton Road intersection and partially on the northeast side of Bear Creek Road just east of Hampton Road, Martinez/Briones Valley area, that is zoned for General Agricultural (A-2), including a request by the applicant for approval of variances to the front and side yard requirements to allow a perimeter fence taller than six feet.  (Catherine Kutsuris, Community Development Department) (District II) (To be continued to March 23, 2004 at 1:00 p.m.)

                 RESCHEDULED to March 23, 2004 at 1:00 p.m., HEARING on an appeal of the Briones

Hills Preserve Alliance of a decision by the County Planning Commission to approve a and use permit (Gan Shalom, Inc., Applicant and Owner) for a cemetery on an 83-acre site located mostly in the southeast quadrant of the Bear Creek Road/Hampton Road intersection and partially on the northeast side of Bear Creek Road just east of Hampton Road, Martinez/Briones Valley area, that is zoned for General Agricultural (A-2), including a request by the applicant for approval of variances to the front and side yard requirements to allow a perimeter fence taller than six feet.  (Catherine Kutsuris, Community Development Department) (District II)

 

SUPPLEMENTAL AGENDA

Intergovernmental Relations
C.41    ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/131 opposing the creation of an Indian gaming casino on any site in Contra Costa County, as recommended by Supervisor DeSaulnier.  (All Districts)

RETURN to undetermined date: Resolution No. 2004/131, opposing Indian Casino Projects in the Contra Costa County; DIRECTED County Administrator and County Counsel to develop workshops including information from CSAC, ABAG and any other public or private agency as soon as possible; and DIRECTED County Administrator to return with a protocol that any future supplemental agenda items placed before the Board has author’s approval.

 

CONSENT ITEMS

 

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

 

Road and Transportation

 

C.1      ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/128 accepting as complete the contracted work performed by Cleary Brothers Landscape, Inc., for the Stone Valley Road Replanting and Beautification Project, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Alamo area. (71% State Funds and 29% County Service Area R-7A Funds) (District III)

 

C.2      APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Vali Cooper & Associates, Inc., effective February 1, 2004, to increase the payment limit by $20,000 to a new payment limit of $110,000 for construction management services for the 3rd Street Enhancement Project, North Richmond area. (44% Metropolitan Transportation Commission Funds, 43% Redevelopment Agency Funds, 10% Community Development Block Grant & 3% Local Road Funds) (District I)

 

Engineering Services

 

C.3      SUB 8163:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/129 approving the second extension through November 6, 2004 of the subdivision agreement for project being developed by Taylor Woodrow Homes, Inc., Alamo area. (District III)

 

Claims, Collections & Litigation

 

C.4      DENY claims of Dome Construction Corporation; Mary Hogan; Michael John Sullivan and late claim for Elaine Delgado.

 CORRECTED TO READ: DENIED claims of Dome Construction Corporation and Michael John Sullivan; and the late claims of Elaine Delgado and Mary Hogan.

 

Hearing Dates

 

C.5      FIX April 20, 2004 at 9:30 a.m. for a public hearing on the proposed increase to the annual Board of Supervisors Agenda subscription service, and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to publish required notices, as recommended by the County Administrator. (All Districts)

 

Honors & Proclamations

 

C.6      ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/101 honoring and congratulating Carol Chan, General Services Department Lease Manager, upon the occasion of her retirement, for 27 years of high quality service to Contra Costa County, as recommended by the General Services Department.  (All Districts)

 

Appointments & Resignations

 

C.7      APPOINT Donald Snyder as the District IV representative to the County Planning Commission, as recommended by Supervisor DeSaulnier.  (District IV)

 

C.8      APPOINT Sushil Kapoor to Appointee 1 seat on the County Service Area P-5 Citizens Advisory Committee, as recommended by Supervisor Greenberg.  (District III)

 

Appropriation Adjustments  - 2003/2004 FY

 

C.9      Library (0620/0621):  AUTHORIZE additional revenue in the amount of $115,879 from donations and APPROPRIATE for library materials, minor equipment, and office expenses.  (All Districts)

 

C.10    Designation Reserve – Transportation Improvement – Rodeo/Crockett (111700): AUTHORIZE release of $326,160 from Designation Reserve Transportation Improvement – Rodeo/Crockett (111700) and APPROPRIATE for expenditures in connection with the Parker Avenue Reconstruction project, Rodeo area. (District II)

 

C.11    Designation Reserve – Tosco/Solano Transportation Mitigation (111500): AUTHORIZE release of $37,000 from Designation Reserve Tosco/Solano Transportation Mitigation (111500) and APPROPRIATE for expenditures in connection with Tosco/Solano Transportation Mitigation projects, Martinez area. (District II)

 

C.12    Designation Reserve – Martinez Area of Benefit (124000) & Marsh Creek Area of Benefit (128100): AUTHORIZE release of $75,000 from Designation Reserve Martinez Area of Benefit (124000) and $4,000 from Designation Reserve Marsh Creek Area of Benefit (128100) and APPROPRIATE for expenditures in connection with Martinez and Marsh Creek Area of Benefit projects, Martinez and Marsh Creek areas. (Districts II, III, IV, V)

 

Intergovernmental Relations

 

C.13    SUPPORT the Richmond Community-Based Transportation Plan, as recommended by the Transportation, Water and Infrastructure Committee.  (District I)

 

C.14    ACCEPT the Paratransit Improvement Study status report from the Transportation, Water and Infrastructure Committee and AUTHORIZE the Chair, Board of Supervisors, to sign a letter transmitting comments on the Study to the Chair of the Contra Costa Transportation Authority, as recommended by the Transportation, Water and Infrastructure Committee.  (All Districts)

 

Personnel Actions

 

C.15    CANCEL one Accountant III position and ADD one Account Clerk-Advanced Level position in the Community Development Department.  (Cost savings) (All Districts)

 

C.16    ADD one Building Plan Checker I position and CANCEL one Clerk-Experienced Level position in the Building Inspection Department.  (Permit fees) (All Districts)

 

C.17    ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/130 providing two merit step adjustments for two Board of Supervisors Assistants in District IV, as recommended by the Human Resources Director.  (Costs offset by vacant positions) (District IV)

 

C.18    ADD one Information Systems Specialist III position, one Information Systems Project Manger position, and one Information Systems Technician I position in the Health Services Department.  (Cost savings from cancellation of contract services)  (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.19    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with First 5 Contra Costa Children and Families Commission to pay the County the amount of $1,285,298 for School Readiness Program services in the West Contra Costa County Unified School District for the period March 16, 2004 through December 31, 2007.  (No County match)  (Districts I and II)

 

C.20    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with the California Department of Health Services to pay the County an amount not to exceed $59,600 for the East-West Garden (Food Security) Project for the period October 1, 2003 through September 30, 2004.  (No County match)  (All Districts)

 

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

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

 

C.21    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the County Administrator, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Bruce Stamm to increase the payment limit by $13,000 to a new payment limit of $38,000 for continuing studio and event production assistance at Contra Costa Television through June 30, 2004.  (Cable Franchise and department user fees) (All Districts)

                                                                            

 

C.22    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the County Counsel to execute a contract with Barbara Rebecca Byrnes  to be paid in accordance with a specified fee schedule for professional legal services related to pending retirement actions for the period April 1, 2004, through March 31, 2005.  (Third Party Revenues) (All Districts)

 

C.23    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Building Inspection Director, or designee, to execute a contract with William Stewart Heating & Air in an amount not to exceed $300,000 for the purchase and installation, under the auspices of the County’s Weatherization Program, of single/double/floor/FAU heaters for the period April 1, 2004 through April 1, 2006.  (100% State Weatherization Program funds) (All Districts)

 

C.24    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Building Inspection Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Just Water Heaters in an amount not to exceed $75,000 for the purchase and installation, under the auspices of the County’s Weatherization Program, of hot water heaters for the period April 1, 2004 through April 1, 2006.  (100% State Weatherization Program funds) (All Districts)

 

C.25    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Development Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Lamphier-Gregory in the amount of $63,430 to provide an Environmental Impact Report for the Buena Vista Wind Energy Project, Byron area, for the period March 17, 2004 through March 31, 2005.  (Applicant fees) (District III)

 

C.26    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Alzheimer’s Disease & Related Disorders Association to increase the payment limit by $10,000 to a new payment limit of $34,000 to provide additional comprehensive support services to families in the greatest economic and social need who are coping with Alzheimer’s and related disorders, with no change in the term of July 1, 2003 through June 30, 2004.  (Budgeted, 100% Federal)  (All Districts)

 

C.27    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with California Translation Service to increase the payment limit by $60,000 to a new payment limit of $180,000 to provide additional oral and written translator services, with no change in the term of July 1, 2003 through June 30, 2004.  (Budgeted, 40% Federal, 40% State, 20% County)  (All Districts)

 

C.28    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee to execute a contract with Supplemental Health Care, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $1,500,000 to continue to provide temporary nurses for the 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.29    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute contract amendments, effective March 1, 2004, to increase the payment limits for additional non-emergency ambulance transportation services, with no change in the terms of July 1, 2003 through June 30, 2004  (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 13.5% County, 86.5% Patient/Third Party Revenues) (All Districts):

 

            Contractor                                      Increase Payment Limit         New Payment Limit

            Medic-Mobile, Inc.                        $20,000                                $40,000

            Bay Medic Transportation, Inc.       $40,000                                $40,000

            CORRECTED TO READ: APPROVED and AUTHORIZED the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute contract amendments, effective March 1, 2004, to increase the payment limits for additional non-emergency ambulance transportation services, with no change in the terms of July 1, 2003 through June 30, 2004  (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 13.5% County, 86.5% Patient/Third Party Revenues) (All Districts):

            Contractor                                    Increase Payment Limit      New Payment Limit

            Medic-Mobile, Inc.                        $20,000                                $40,000

            Bay Medic Transportation, Inc     $10,000                                $40,000

 

Leases

 

C.30    EXERCISE first option for a two-year extension, effective September 1, 2004, of the lease with the Redevelopment Agency of the City of San Pablo for the premises at 2300 El Portal Drive, Suite D, in the amount of $1.00 per year, for continued operation of the San Pablo Branch Library, and AUTHORIZE the General Services Director to exercise future options for lease extension.  (Library funding) (District I)

 

Other Actions

 

C.31    ACCEPT report from the County Administrator and the Health Services Department providing an update on the management and security of the Crestwood Pleasant Hill Mental Health Rehabilitation Center and the status of its operation.  (District IV)

            RELISTED to April 6, 2004: Consideration to accept report from the County Administrator and the

            Health Services Department providing an update on the management and security of the Crestwood

            Pleasant Hill Mental Health Rehabilitation Center and the status of its operation

 

C.32    ACCEPT the Treasurer’s Investment Policy as of March 2004 with changes effective January 1, 2004.  (All Districts) 

 

C.33    ACCEPT the Treasurer’s Investment Policy as of December 31, 2003.  (All Districts) 

 

C.34    AFFIRM County policy contained in the County General Plan with respect to the preservation of existing affordable housing projects financed by the County; APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Deputy Director-Redevelopment to execute an Agreement for Subsequent Refunding related to the Byron Park senior assisted living facility in the Rossmoor/Walnut Creek area; and APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Chair, Board of Supervisors, to execute a letter to the California Statewide Communities Development Authority and to the California State Association of Counties advising them of the County policy on preserving affordability in tax exempt financed projects, as recommended by the Community Development Director.  (All Districts)

 

C.35    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.36    RE-ESTABLISH and EXTEND the Bethel Island Municipal Advisory Council through December 31, 2008 pursuant to the authority granted by Section 31010 of the California Government Code, as recommended by Supervisor Glover.  (District V)

           CORRECTED TO READ: ADOPTED Resolution 2004/119 to re-establish and extend, effective

           January 1, 2003, the Bethel Island Municipal Advisory Council through December 31, 2008.

 

C.37    ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/104, superseding Resolution No. 1995/474, updating the Board of Supervisors’ procedures for conducting elections of the Retirement Board members, as recommended by the County Administrator.  (All Districts)   

 

C.38    ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/120 allowing the County to reimburse itself certain expenditures for energy efficiency improvements to County facilities from the proceeds of an upcoming lease financing, previously approved by the Board of Supervisors, as recommended by the County Administrator.  (All Districts)

 

Redevelopment Agency

 

C.39    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Redevelopment Director to submit a funding application to the National Highway Traffic Administration in the amount of $229,000 to fund the Montalvin Manor Safe Routes to School Project, a joint initiative of the County Redevelopment Agency and the West Contra Costa Unified School District.  (No impact on the General Fund) (District I)

 

Consent Items of Board Members

 

C.40    ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/105 proclaiming April 7, 2004 as Walnut Creek “Host” Lion’s Club Day in Contra Costa County, as recommended by Supervisor Uilkema.  (District II)

 

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 fourth Monday 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

03-22-04

11:30 a.m.

See above

Family and Human Services Committee

03-22-04

  2:00 p.m. 

***Note  change

    of location

 

***Supervisor DeSaulnier’s Office, 2425 Bisso Lane, Ste. 110, Concord

 

                 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, March 16, 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.        Nancy Brewster v. County of Contra Costa,  C.C.C. Superior Court No. C 03-00312 

2.        William Breckon, Jr. v. County of Contra Costa, W.C.A.B. No. WCK 0063777

3.        David Tipton v. County of Contra Costa, W.C.A.B. No. WCK 0066001

Norma Friedland v. County of Contra Costa, W.C.A.B. No. W