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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)

 

TUESDAY, MARCH 23, 2004

A G E N D A

 

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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9:00 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  -  “Just because you do not take an interest in politics doesn’t mean politics won’t take an interest in you.”  ~Pericles (430 B.C.)

 

CONSIDER  CONSENT  ITEMS   -  Items removed from this section will be considered with the Short Discussion Items.

                      

HOUSING AUTHORITY CONSENT ITEMS

 

HA.1    ADOPT Resolution No. 5049 approving the Agency-Wide Budget in the amount of $98,532,245 for the Housing Authority of the County of Contra Costa for fiscal year ending March 31, 2005, as recommended by the Executive Director.  (All Districts) Approved as listed.                

 

9:35 A.M.

 

PRESENTATIONS

 

PR.1    PRESENTATION of a Service Award to Gus Kramer, County Assessor, for 30 years of dedicated service to Contra Costa County.  (Bart Gilbert, General Services Director)

 

PR.2    PRESENTATION to adopt Resolution No. 2004/111 recognizing and honoring Sherry Roe, Executive Assistant to the County Administrator, on the occasion of her retirement after 37 years of distinguished service with Contra Costa County.  (John Sweeten, County Administrator) (All Districts)

 

PR.3    PRESENTATION to announce the second arts passages exhibition at the County Administration Building and to adopt Resolution No. 2004/104 recognizing District II artists and arts organizations.  (Supervisor Uilkema; Jennifer Bevington, Arts & Culture Commission) (District II)

 

            CORRECTED TO READ: ACCEPTED the presentation to announce the second arts passages exhibition at the County Administration Building and to ADOPTED Resolution No.2004/114 recognizing District II artists and arts organizations

 

 

9:50 A.M.

 

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

 

SD.1    CONSIDER any Consent Items previously removed.

 

SD.2    CONSIDER adopting an Information Security Program setting standards and methods to safeguard County computers, facilities, personnel and data.  (Tom  Whittington, Chief Information Officer, Department of Information Technology) (All Districts)

 

SD.3    CONSIDER accepting report from the Employment and Human Services Director on the status of the Electronic Benefit Transfer Project implementation in Contra Costa County.  (John Cullen, Employment and Human Services Director) (All Districts)

 

            ACCEPTED report from the Employment and Human Services Director on the status of the Electronic Benefit Transfer Project implementation in Contra Costa County. 

 

SD.4    CONSIDER approving and authorizing the Workforce Development Board of Contra Costa County Executive Director, or designee, to issue a Request for Proposals for the operation of One-Stop Career Centers and provision of direct services for adult and dislocated workers under the Workforce Investment Act of 1998 for the period October 1, 2004 through September 30, 2005.  (Bob Lanter, Workforce Development Board Executive Director and Dorothy Sansoe, County Administrator’s Office)  (All Districts)  (5 minutes)

 

            CONTINUED to April 6, 2004, consideration of approving the Workforce Development Board of Contra Costa County Executive Director, or designee, to issue a Request for Proposals for the operation of One-Stop Career Centers and provision of direct services for adult and dislocated workers under the Workforce Investment Act of 1998 for the period October 1, 2004 through September 30, 2005.

 

PROJECTED

___TIME____

SD.5    CONSIDER accepting report from the Public Health Director on Tuberculosis Epidemiology and adopting Resolution No. 2004/107 recognizing March 24, 2004 as “World Tuberculosis Day in Contra Costa County”.  (Wendel Brunner, M.D., Public Health Director)  (All Districts)  (5 minutes)

 

            ACCEPTED report from the Public Health Director on Tuberculosis Epidemiology and ADOPTED Resolution No. 2004/107 recognizing March 24, 2004 as “World Tuberculosis Day in Contra Costa County.

 

 

SD.6    ACCEPT report from the Board of Supervisors Ad Hoc Committee on Open Space Funding; CONSIDER declaring the Board’s intent to work with the East Bay Regional Park District to ask property owners in the County to approve a benefit assessment district to raise funds for open space; SCHEDULE a decision on forming a Joint Powers Authority with the East Bay Regional Park District for an April Board of Supervisors meeting.  (Supervisors Gioia and DeSaulnier) (All Districts)

 

ACCEPTED the report from the Board of Supervisors Ad Hoc Committee on Open Space Funding regarding the status and recommended framework for a proposed open space funding measure; DECLARED the Board of Supervisors’ intent to work with the East Bay Regional Park District to form a Joint Powers Authority for the purpose of asking property owners in the County to approve a benefit assessment district to raise funds for open space; DIRECTED staff to return to the Board of Supervisors with the Assessment District Engineer for discussion prior to approving the Joint Powers Agreement with a breakdown of estimated  costs used for the mail out ballot process, the amount of costs from the schools and special districts, the approximate amount of the funds repaid if the measure succeeds, annual revenue for the funding and explore the possibility of Bonds.

 

 

11:00 A.M.

 

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

 

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

 

                       Dianne Cole, 2420 Tomar Court, (Friends of Concord Airport Coalition),

                       Pinole, regarding Concord Airport;

 

                       Kennard Colts, 2420 Tomar Court, (Friends of Concord Airport),

                       Pinole, regarding Concord Airport;

 

                       Ralph Hoffman, 60 St. Timothy Court, Danville regarding ethnicity in Contra Costa County;

 

                       Lisa Kirk, P.O. Box 435, Bethel Island, regarding Environmental Impact Report (E.I.R.) for Bethel Island;

 

                       Jacqueline Collins, Box 1095, Bethel Island, regarding Bethel Island permit No.19900393;

 

 

            10th Annual Cesar Chavez Commemorative Celebration.

 

 

 

Closed Session: There were no Closed Session announcements.

 

1:00 P.M.

 

D.2      CONTINUED HEARING on the County-initiated General Plan Amendment and Rezoning to bring conformance with the ALUC’s Airport Land Use Compatibility Plan.  (Patrick Roche, Community Development Department) (Districts III, IV) (To be continued to April 27, 2004 at 1:00 p.m.)

            CONTINUED to April 27, 2004 at 1:00 p.m., the County-initiated General Plan Amendment

             and Rezoning to bring conformance with the ALUC’s Airport Land Use Compatibility

             Plan.

 

 

D.3      CONTINUED 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 I)

            CLOSED the public hearing; DENIED the appeal by Carole Dwinell and the Briones Hills

            Preserve Alliance; ADOPTED the Mitigated Negative Declaration determination proposed

            by the County Planning Commission as adequate for purposes of compliance with the

            California Environmental Quality Act; ADOPTED the Mitigation Monitoring Program;

            SUSTAINED the decision of the County Planning commission that grants a Land Use

            Permit for the proposed cemetery (Gan Shalom, Inc. Applicant & Owner) subject to

            conditions; GRANTED the requested variances to allow the proposed perimeter fences to\

            be taller than the maximum six feet in height normally allowed within required front and

            side yards and directed staff to add this variance authorization as a modification to the

            conditions of approval; ADOPTED the findings of the County Planning Commission as the

            basis for the approval of the land use permit to include  the modifications to the Conditions

            of Approval by the Board of Supervisors as presented today and the finding contained in

            Exhibit I for the requested variances for the proposed perimeter fencing, as the basis for the

Board’s approval for this project; and DIRECTED staff to file a Notice of Determination with the County Clerk.

 

 

2:30 P.M.

 

D.4      CONSIDER introducing Ordinance No. 2004-10 to prohibit the sale of large caliber firearms in the unincorporated area of the County, waiving reading, fixing April 6, 2004 for adoption; and declaring intent to adopt findings in support of Ordinance No. 2004-10.  (Supervisors Gioia and Uilkema) (All Districts)

           INTRODUCED Ordinance No. 2004-10 to prohibit the sale of large caliber firearms in the

            unincorporated area of the County; WAIVED the reading, and FIXED April 6, 2004 for

            adoption; DECLARED the intent to adopt findings in support of Ordinance No. 2004-10;

            and encouraged all cities in Contra Costa County to adopt an ordinance prohibiting sale of large caliber firearms.

 

Contra Costa County Mayors’ Conference

April 1, 2004

6:30 p.m.

Pittsburg Senior Citizens Center

300 Presidio Lane

Pittsburg, California

 

 

THE BOARD WILL NOT MEET ON MARCH 30, 2004

 

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      DETERMINE that the 2004 Slurry/Cape Seal Project is a California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Class 1 Categorical Exemption; and APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to advertise the Project, Countywide. (Local Road Funds) (All Districts)

 

C.2      DETERMINE that the 2004 Microsurface Treatment Project is a California Environmental Quality Act Class 1c Categorical Exemption; and APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to advertise the Project, South County area. (Measure C Funds) (District III)

 

C.3      APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with May and Associates, Inc., effective January 1, 2004, to extend the term from January 1 to December 31, 2004 with no change in the payment limit for biological assessment associated with the Orwood Bridge Replacement Project, East County area. (80% Highway Bridge Repair Funds & 20% Local Road Funds) (District III)

 

Engineering Services

 

C.4      RA 1137:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/133 accepting offer of dedication for detector loop easement for project being developed by Windemere BLC Land Company, L.L.C., San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.5      RA 1145:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/134 approving the road improvement agreement for project being developed by Shea Homes, Bethel Island area. (District V)

 

C.6      SUB 7562:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/135 approving the final map and subdivision agreement for project being developed by Shea Homes, Bethel Island area. (District V)

 

C.7      SUB 7562:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/136 approving the drainage improvement agreement for project being developed by Shea Homes, Bethel Island area. (District V)

 

C.8      SUB 7695:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/137 accepting completion of warranty period and release of cash deposit for faithful performance for project being developed by Karmont Development, Inc., Walnut Creek area. (District III)

 

C.9      SUB 8118:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/138 accepting completion of public improvements and declaring certain roads as county roads, and accepting completion of warranty period and release of cash deposit for faithful performance for project being developed by Western Pacific Housing – Glen View, LLC, Pacheco area. (District IV)

 

C.10    SUB 8239:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/139 approving the first extension of the subdivision agreement and amending subdivision agreement for project being developed by Gene R. Schmidt, Inc., Alamo area. (District III)

 

C.11    SUB 8685:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/140 approving the final map and subdivision agreement for project being developed by Shapell Industries of Northern California, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

Special Districts & County Airports

 

C.12    ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/141 establishing the rate per Equivalent Runoff Unit for Stormwater Utility Area 17 for Fiscal Year 2004/2005 and requesting the Flood Control and Water Conservation District to adopt annual parcel assessment for drainage maintenance and the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Program, Countywide. (All Districts)

 

C.13    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Chief Engineer, Flood Control and Water Conservation District, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with ENGEO, Inc., effective March 23, 2004, to extend the term from January 1 through August 31, 2004 with no change in the payment limit, for additional geotechnical services for Oakley and Trembath Basins Project, Antioch area. (Drainage Area 56 Funds) (District V)

 

C.14    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Chief Engineer, Flood Control and Water Conservation District, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Fugro West, Inc., effective March 23, 2004, to extend the term from January 1 through August 31, 2004 with no change in the payment limit, for additional geotechnical services for the Upper and Lower Sand Creek Basins Geotechnical Study, Brentwood area. (Drainage Area 104 Funds) (Districts III & V)

 

C.15    APPROVE and RATIFY the decision of the Canyon Lakes Geologic Hazard Abatement District Manager, Gray-Bowen and Company, Inc., or designee, to execute and award a contract to Grade Tech, Inc., in the amount of $60,000 to provide cleaning of B-58 ditches located within the district, for the period February 1 through June 30, 2004, San Ramon area. (Canyon Lakes Geologic Hazard Abatement District Funds) (District III)

 

C.16    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Canyon Lakes Geologic Hazard Abatement District Manager, Gray-Bowen and Company, Inc., or designee, to execute a contract amendment with NorCal Engineering Consultants, effective March 1, 2004, to increase the payment limit by $24,000 to a new payment limit of $40,000 for preventive maintenance and major construction programs, San Ramon area. (Canyon Lakes Geologic Hazard Abatement District Funds) (District III)

 

C.17    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Chief Engineer, Flood Control District and Water Conservation District, or designee, to execute a Letter of Mutual Understanding for the ABAG-CALFED Task Force’s Integrated Regional Water Management Plan and to participate in the ABAG-CALFED Task Force effort, Countywide. (No impact to the General Fund) (All Districts)

 

C.18    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Purchasing Agent, or designee, to purchase three trucks and ten trailers for the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District to store and transport multi-casualty equipment purchased under the Homeland Security Program.  (100% Homeland Security Funds) (All Districts)

 

Claims, Collections & Litigation

 

C.19    DENY claims of Ted Tawfik; Thomas James Carr; Dina Gibson; Dan Brauckrick Services, Inc.; and late claim for Rodney McKinney and Sandra McKinney.  (All Districts)

 

C.20    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)

 

Honors & Proclamations

 

C.21    ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/142 honoring Sue Severson for being named the Orinda Citizen of the Year, as recommended by Supervisor Uilkema.  (District II) 

 

C.22    ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/110 recognizing Richmond City Councilmember Nat Bates as the recipient of the 2004 Don Bosco Award, as recommended by Supervisor Gioia.  (District I)

 

C.23    ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/109 proclaiming March 25, 2004 as Peacemakers Day in Contra Costa County, in recognition of those who have made a significant contribution to promoting peace and nonviolence in our communities, as recommended by Supervisor DeSaulnier.  (All Districts)

 

C.24    ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/112 recognizing and honoring George Roemer, Senior Deputy County Administrator and Director, Criminal Justice Agency, on the occasion of his retirement after 30 years of distinguished service with Contra Costa County, as recommended by the County Administrator.  (All Districts)

 

C.25    ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/143 recognizing and congratulating Isaac “Skip” Epperly, Administrative Services Assistant III of the Public Works Department, on the occasion of his retirement after 28 years of County service, as recommended by the Public Works Director. (All Districts)

C.25    CORRECTED TO READ: ADOPTED Resolution No. 2004/108 recognizing and congratulating Isaac “Skip” Epperly, Administrative Services Assistant III of the Public Works Department, on the occasion of his retirement after 28 years of County service, as recommended by the Public Works Director.

Ordinances

 

C.26    ADOPT Ordinance No. 2004-09, introduced March 16, 2004, levying special taxes within the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District Community Facilities District.  (District V)

 

Appointments & Resignations

 

C.27    APPOINT Madeline Ibrahim to the District I Alternate seat on the Emergency Medical Care Committee, as recommended by Supervisor Gioia.  (District I)

 

C.28    AMEND term expiration dates for three Assessment Appeals Board representatives so that the official record may be updated, as recommended by the County Administrator.  (Districts I, IV, V)

 

C.29    RE-APPOINT Ellen Elster, Jim Cerreta, Alfred Granzella, Donald L. Bouchet, Jerome E. Hatfield, Edgar H. Grubb, and Charles T. O'Connor to the Treasury Oversight Committee, as recommended by the Treasurer-Tax Collector and the Internal Operations Committee.  (All Districts)

 

C.30    RE-APPOINT David Del Simone to the Board of Trustees of the Law Library, as recommended by the Internal Operations Committee.  (All Districts)

 

C.31    APPOINT Belinda Owens and Casey Kent Dychtwald to the Countywide Youth Commission, as recommended by the Internal Operations Committee.  (All Districts)

 

C.32    APPOINT Louis Cheng, Reginald Manuel, Derald Harris, and John E. Ramos to the Homeless Continuum of Care Advisory Board, as recommended by the Internal Operations Committee.  (All Districts)

 

C.33    RE-APPOINT Glen Williams as the Bay Point representative on the East County Regional Planning Commission, as recommended by Supervisor Glover.  (Districts III, V)

 

C.34    APPOINT Judy Clayton to the District II-C seat of the Alcohol and Other Drugs Advisory Board, as recommended by Supervisor Uilkema.  (District II)

 

Appropriation Adjustments  - 2003/2004 FY

 

C.35    Office of the Sheriff (0255, 0263, 0131):  AUTHORIZE new revenue in the amount of $172,519 from contract cities, State COPS, and P-6 zones and APPROPRIATE to Sheriff’s Field Operations Bureau for the Air Support Unit; AUTHORIZE the adjustment and reallocation of existing revenues and appropriations to reflect operations of the Air Support Unit.  (All Districts)

C.35    Office of the Sheriff (0255, 0263, 0131):  AUTHORIZED new revenue in the amount of $172,519 from contract cities, State COPS, and P-6 zones and APPROPRIATED to Sheriff’s Field Operations Bureau for the Air Support Unit; AUTHORIZED the adjustment and reallocation of existing revenues and appropriations to reflect operations of the Air Support Unit. (AYES: I, III, IV, V; NOES: II; ABSENT: None; ABSTAIN: None)

 

 

C.36    General Services (0063):  AUTHORIZE new revenue in the amount of $15,799 from accumulated depreciation and salvage of a vehicle and APPROPRIATE to Fleet Services to purchase a replacement vehicle for the District Attorney.  (All Districts) (See C.67) 

 

Grants & Contracts

 

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

for receipt of funds and/or services:

 

C.37    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Building Inspection Director to execute a Joint Exercise of Powers contract amendment with the City of Lafayette to provide additional building inspection services to the city.  (District II)

 

C.38    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with the California State Department of Community Services and Development to increase the reimbursable amount by $586,086 to a new reimbursable amount of $752,775 to provide additional funding for the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program services for the period January 1 through December 31, 2004.  (No County Match)  (All Districts)

 

C.39    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to accept a grant award from the U. S. Department of Health and Human Services - Health Resources and Services Administration in an amount not to exceed $397,868 for the Community Access Program (CAP) Collaboration of Care Program to increase access to care for uninsured children and adults for the period September 1, 2003 through August 31, 2004.  (No County Match)  (All Districts)

 

C.40    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director to submit a funding application to the California Integrated Waste Management Board in an amount not to exceed $25,400 for the Solid Waste Program to support the solid waste facilities permit and inspection programs for the period July 1, 2004 through June 30, 2005.  (No County Match)  (All Districts)

 

C.41    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with the County of Alameda, as the federal Ryan White CARE Act grantee, to pay Contra Costa County an amount not to exceed $1,500,545 to continue to coordinate essential services to Contra Costa County residents with HIV and their families for the period March 1, 2004 through February 28, 2005.   (No County Match)  (All Districts)

 

C.42    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with the County of Alameda, as the federal Ryan White CARE Act grantee, to pay Contra Costa County an amount not to exceed $174,593 for the HIV CARE Consortium to improve the quality, availability and organization of healthcare and support services for individuals with HIV for the period March 1, 2004 through February 28, 2005.  (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.43    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Director of Information Technology, or designee, to execute a contract with HJW, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $158,000 to provide aerial photography services for the Geographic Information System for the period April 1 through September 30, 2004.  (Funded by GIS consortium agencies) (All Districts)

 

C.44    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Sheriff-Coroner, or designee, to execute an Interagency Agreement with the City of Pinole to provide staffing for one patrol position in Pinole for the period March 22 through December 31, 2004 on an as needed basis.  (100% reimbursement by the City of Pinole) (District II)

 

C.45    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Sheriff-Coroner, or designee, to execute a contract with the Housing Authority of the County of Contra Costa in an amount not to exceed $30,783 to provide dedicated security personnel at Housing Authority Projects for the period January 1 through March 31, 2004.  (Budgeted) (Districts I, II) 

 

C.46    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the County Administrator, or designee, to execute a contract with Michael G. Ross in an amount not to exceed $85,000 to provide continued department director services for the department for the period April 1 to September 30, 2004.  (Salary savings from position vacancy) (All Districts)

 

C.47    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the General Services Director to execute a contract with Madelon “Mickey” Davis in an amount not to exceed $65,000 for administrative and personnel services for the period April 1 through December 31, 2004.  (Salary savings from position vacancies) (All Districts)

 

C.48    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Lawrence V. Gosset in the amount of $200,000 for plan check, map check, and application review services for various projects for the period April 1, 2004 through March 31, 2006, Countywide. (Developer Fees) (All Districts)

 

C.49    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with San Francisco Community Initiative Fund in an amount not to exceed $37,750 for televised foster and adoptive parent recruitment for the period July 1, 2004 through June 30, 2005.  (Budgeted, 50% Federal, 50% State)  (All Districts)

 

C.50    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Amstyle, Inc. in an amount not to exceed $125,000 to provide temporary programmer/analysts to design, develop, maintain, and enhance custom software applications and documentation 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.51    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Family Stress Center, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $228,577 to continue to provide respite and mentoring services to families of children with serious emotional and behavioral disturbances for the period January 1 through June 30, 2004, including an automatic extension through December 31, 2004 in an amount not to exceed $228,577.   (Budgeted, 80% Federal, 19% State, 1% County)  (All Districts)

 

C.52    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Charles Windham, M.D., in an amount not to exceed $86,104 to provide professional outpatient psychiatric emergency services for the period January 1 through December 31, 2004.  (Budgeted, 100% Mental Health Realignment)  (All Districts)

 

C.53    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Gloria G. Hill in an amount not to exceed $45,717 to continue to provide family advocacy services for families of individuals with mental disabilities for the period February 1, 2004 through January 31, 2005.  (Budgeted, 100% Mental Health Realignment)  (All Districts)

 

C.54    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Murray Eiland, M.D., effective May 1, 2004, to increase the payment limit by $26,880 to a new payment limit of $135,880 to provide additional hours of psychiatric services at the Concord Adult Mental Health Clinic, with no change in the original term of August 1, 2003 through July 31, 2004.  (Budgeted, 100% Mental Health Realignment)  (All Districts)

 

C.55    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Crestwood Behavioral Health, Inc., effective April 1, 2004, to increase the payment limit by $1,195,000 to a new payment limit of $7,776,491 to provide services to additional clients and provide services of a psychiatrist at the Crestwood Healing Center, with no change in the term of July 1, 2003 through June 30, 2004; and to increase the automatic extension payment limit by $597,499 to a new payment limit of $3,888,245, with no change in the term of the automatic extension through December 31, 2004.  (Budgeted, 100% Mental Health Realignment)  (All Districts)

 

C.56    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee to execute contract amendment with Pradeep Kumar, M.D., effective January 1, 2004, to increase the payment limit by $4,500 to a new payment limit of $101,100 to provide additional hours of psychiatric emergency services, with no change in the term of June 1, 2003 through May 31, 2004.  (Budgeted, 100% Mental Health Realignment)  (All Districts)

 

C.57    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Alexander Gorodetsky, M.D., effective January 1, 2004, to increase the payment limit by $23,764 to a new payment limit of $153,764 to provide additional psychiatric emergency services, with no change in the term of April 1, 2003 through March 31, 2004.  (Budgeted, 100% Mental Health Realignment)  (All Districts)

 

C.58    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Patricia L. Austin, M.D., Inc., effective March 1, 2004, to increase the payment limit by $10,000 to a new payment limit of $140,000 to provide additional ophthalmology services, with no change in the term of April 1, 2003 through March 31, 2004.  (Budgeted, Enterprise I:  13.5% County, 86.5% Patient/Third Party Revenues)  (All Districts)

 

C.59    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a cancellation agreement with Thomas B. Hargrave III, M.D., effective at the close of business February 29, 2004; and to execute a renegotiated contract with Thomas B. Hargrave, III, MD., in an amount not to exceed $25,000 to provide professional gastroenterology services for the period March 1, 2004 through January 31, 2005.  (Budgeted, Enterprise I:  13.5% County, 86.5% Patient/Third Party Revenues)  (All Districts)

 

C.60    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Blankinship and Associates, Inc., effective March 23, 2004, to increase the payment limit by $96,000 to a new payment limit of $216,000 for continuing monitoring, testing, and reporting services related for the Aquatic Pesticides National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Monitoring Project Countywide. (County Watershed Program Funds) (All Districts)

 

C.61    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Francisco and Associates, Inc., effective March 23, 2004, to extend the term from October 1, 2003 through April 30, 2004 with no change in the payment limit, for establishing a Community Services District and setting the assessments in the Town of Knightsen, Knightsen area. (U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Grant Funds) (District III)

 

C.62    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Essex Environmental, effective March 1, 2004, to extend the term from March 1 to December 31, 2004 and to increase the payment limit by $7,500 to a new payment limit of $43,500 for environmental consulting services, Countywide. (48% Flood Control and Water Conservation District Funds, 48% Local Road Funds and 4% Airport Funds) (All District)

 

Leases

 

C.63    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the General Services Director, or designee, to execute the Third Amendment to the lease with Arnold A. Bernstein to extend from September 30 to December 30, 2004 the lease for the premises at 3431 Macdonald Avenue, Richmond, for the County’s General Assistance Program pending the remodel of County-owned space. (Budgeted; Employment and Human Services Department)

 

Other Actions

 

C.64    APPROVE consolidation of $2,525,802 in recaptured and unallocated funds in the HOME Investment Partnerships Act funds into the Fiscal Year 2003/2004 HOME Housing Development Assistance Fund and allocation of 10 percent of program income to program administration, as recommended by the Community Development Director.  (All Districts)

 

C.65    APPROVE consolidation of $2,276,251 in recaptured and unallocated Community Development Block Grant funds in the Fiscal year 2003/2004 CDBG Housing Development Assistance Fund, as recommended by the Community Development Director.  (No General Fund impact) (All Districts)

 

C.66    ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/144 establishing retirement plan contribution rates for employers and employees effective July 1, 2004 through June 30, 2005, as recommended by the County Administrator and approved by the Retirement Board.  (Reflected in the 2004/2005 Budget Forecast) (All Districts)

 

C.67    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Purchasing Agent, or designee, to purchase one vehicle for the District Attorney to replace a high-mileage vehicle that is uneconomical to repair, as recommended by the County Administrator.  (Accumulated depreciation and salvage) (All Districts) (See C.36)

 

C.68    ACCEPT follow-up reports from the Employment and Human Services and Community Services Departments emanating from the Countywide Single Audit of 2002, as recommended by the Finance Committee.  (All Districts)

 

C.69    APPROVE amendments to the Conflict of Interest Code for the Health Services Department.

 

C.70    ACCEPT report prepared by the Employment and Human Services (EHS) Director providing an update on the statewide and County food stamp error problem and describing the Department's success in lowering the County's error rate to an acceptable level, DIRECT the EHS Director to report back to the Internal Operations Committee in March 2005 on the County's food stamp error rate for FFY 2004, and TAKE related actions, as recommended by the Internal Operations Committee.  (All Districts)

 

C.71    ADOPT policy governing the scheduling of County Supervisor items on the Board of Supervisors agenda, as recommended by the County Administrator and requested by the Board of Supervisors on March 16, 2004.  (All Districts)

 

C.72    DELETED

 

C.73    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to revise the Contra Costa County In-Home Supportive Services Public Authority  rate change to the State from $11.61 to $12.02 per hour effective April 1, 2004.  (All Districts)

 

C.74    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to issue a Request for Qualifications through the Family and Children’s Trust Committee for childcare services and/or subsidies for low-income families in an amount not to exceed $250,000 for the period July 1, 2004 through June 30, 2005. (100% Childcare Affordability Funds) (All Districts)

 

C.75    AUTHORIZE the Auditor-Controller to remit payment in the amount of $1,216 to the Estate of John Cifarelli to reimburse the United States Treasury for an overpayment of Social Security Disability benefits, as recommended by the Health Services Director.  (All Districts)

 

C.76    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.  (All Districts)

 

C.77    CONTINUE the emergency action originally taken by the Board of Supervisors on November 16, 1999 regarding the issue of homelessness in Contra Costa County.  (All Districts)

 

C.78    ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/145 accepting as complete the contracted construction work performed by Norse Construction/BC Services JV for the Re-Roofing at George Miller Center-West (Buildings C, D, F and G) Project, 2801 Robert Miller Drive, Richmond, as recommended by the General Services Director.  (District I)

 

C.79    CONTINUE the emergency action originally taken by the Board of Supervisors on August 5, 2003 regarding the construction of the Asbury Graphite Wastewater System as recommended by the Public Works Director, Hercules area. (Contra Costa Transportation Authority Funds) (District II)

 

C.80    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.81    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Redevelopment Director to execute a contract with the Community Housing Development Corporation of North Richmond in an amount not to exceed $600,000 to continue the Youthbuild Program in North Richmond for a two (2) year period beginning July 1, 2004 through June 30, 2006.  (100% U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development funds) (District I)

 

Correspondence

 

C.82    RECEIVE Grand Jury Report No. 0402 entitled, “What Your Tax Bill Does Not Tell You and What You Need to Know” and REFER to the County Administrator and Treasurer-Tax Collector for response.

 

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.

 

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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.

 

 

Internal Operations Committee

04-05-04

Cancelled

See above

 

 

 

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