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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, MAY 4, 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.

                              The Board of Supervisors authorized the County Counsel’s office to seek appellate review in the case of Sarah F. vs. City of Brentwood, and others.  The substance of the case is a complaint for damages out of the lack of disclosure of a criminal investigation

 

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

 

Inspirational Thought  -  “We must be willing to get rid of the life we’ve planned, so as to have the life that is waiting for us.”  ~Joseph Campbell

 

CONSIDER  CONSENT  ITEMS  -  Approved as listed except as noted.

 

                      

HOUSING AUTHORITY CONSENT ITEMS -Approved as listed

 

HA.1    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Housing Authority Executive Director to execute a one-year lease renewal with the Elder Winds Resident Council, Elder Winds Development, Antioch to promote senior citizen activities.  (No fiscal impact) (District V)          

 

10:05 A.M.

 

PRESENTATIONS - Approved as listed except as noted below:

 

PR.1    PRESENTATION to adopt Resolution No. 2004/201endorsing the California Mental Health Initiative and proclaiming May 2004 as “Mental Health Month in Contra Costa County”.  (Supervisor DeSaulnier) (All Districts)

            CONTINUED to undetermined date the presentation to adopt Resolution No. 2004/201endorsing the California Mental Health Initiative and proclaiming May 2004 as “Mental Health Month in Contra Costa County”.

 

PR.2    PRESENTATION to adopt Resolution No. 2004/202 proclaiming May 2 - 8, 2004 as "Be Kind to Animals Week in Contra Costa County".  (Michael G. Ross, Animal Services Director) (All Districts)

 

PR.3    PRESENTATION to adopt Resolution No. 2004/204 proclaiming May 2004 as Asthma Awareness Month and to highlight activities of the Contra Costa County Asthma Coalition, as recommended by the Health Services Director.  (Aimee Chitayat, Community Clinic Consortium) (All Districts)

 

10:30 A.M.

 

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

 

SD.1    CONSIDER any Consent Items previously removed.

 

SD.2    CONSIDER adopting a position opposing the Governor’s proposed elimination of the federal pass-through of Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) funding to counties for juvenile probation services, as recommended by the County Administrator.  (John Sweeten, County Administrator) (All Districts) 

            ADOPTED a position opposing the Governor’s proposed elimination of the federal pass-through of Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) funding to counties for juvenile probation services, as recommended by the County Administrator

 

SD.3    CONSIDER adopting a position of opposition on SB 1266 (Torlakson), which would establish new criteria for mandatory LAFCO approval of city annexation requests, thus contravening the County's voter-approved Urban Limit Line, as recommended by the Community Development Department Director and the County Administrator.  (John Sweeten, County Administrator) (All Districts)

            Voted unanimously to SUPPORT Senate Bill 1266 (Torlakson) if it is amended as outlined in the letter dated May 4, 2004 from Senator Tom Torlakson, and amended as proposed by Senator Torlakson on February 13, 2004

 

SD.4    CONSIDER adopting Resolution No. 2004/206 naming Fire Station #94 at 15 A Street, Knightsen, the "Robert V. Pastor Fire Station #94", in recognition of retired Chief Pastor's meritorious service to the residents of Contra Costa County.  (Supervisor Greenberg) (District III)

            ADOPTED Resolution No. 2004/206 naming Fire Station #94 at 15 A Street, Knightsen, the "Robert V. Pastor Fire Station #94", in recognition of retired Chief Pastor's meritorious service to the residents of Contra Costa County

 

DELIBERATION ITEMS - Approved as listed except as noted below:

 

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

 

     Sunnee Archie, 1111 Ferry Street, Apartment 54, Martinez, regarding Long Term unresolved Issue Housing Authority;

 

                 Debbie Stofer, 1753 Landana Drive, Concord, regarding redevelopment of CCR;

 

     Gary Stofer, 1753 Landana Drive, Concord, (Friends of Buchanan), regarding redevelopment of CCR;

 

                 Wes Daniels, 2137 Trinity Court, Martinez, regarding Concord Airport relocation;

 

                 Bob Johnson, 344 Clarkin Court, Walnut Creek, regarding Concord Airport;

 

                 John Scott, 1533 Criquet Court, Concord, regarding Concord Airport;

 

     Dianne Cole, 2420 Tomar Court, Pinole, (Friends of Concord Airport) regarding Concord Airport;

 

     David A. Long, 1259 Larch Avenue, Moraga, regarding Request for Proposal for Buchanan Airport;

 

                 Marc Santacroce, 4395 St. Charles Place, Concord, regarding Concord Airport;

 

                 Susan Clark, 600 Suntree Lane, #612, Pleasant Hill, regarding Concord Airport closure;

 

                 Russel Roe, 2121 Walnut Street, Martinez, regarding Concord Airport issues;

 

     Florence McAuley, 479 Del Amigo Road, Danville, regarding Consent Item No.C.61 dated May 4, 2004;

 

                 Richard Verrilli, 2751 Castro Street, Martinez, regarding Concord Airport;

 

               Betty Dunn, 3716 Lindero, Concord, regarding Concord Airport;

 

11:00 A.M.

 

D.2      HEARING on the recommendations of the San Ramon Valley Regional Planning Commission to adopt specified findings; rezone up to four acres of land located at 25 Camino Monte Sol, Alamo area, from General Agricultural (A-2) to Planned Unit District (P-1) with a variance, as specified, to allow for a private access road on an adjacent parcel; approve the Final Development Plan for up to a four-parcel family residential development; and take related actions.  (Leonard Steffen, Applicant and Owner and Jack McKenzie, Owner) (Catherine Kutsuris, Community Development Department) (District III)

CLOSED the Public Hearing; FOUND that the Negative Declaration determination reflects  the County’s independent judgment and analysis; that on the basis of the whole record before it, the Board of Supervisors has determined that there is no substantial evidence that

the project will have a significant effect on the environment; ACCEPTED the recommendation of the San Ramon Valley Regional Planning Commission, as contained in its Resolution No. 7-2004; APPROVED request of Jack McKenzie & Leonard Steffen

(owners) of the property located at 25 Camino Monte Sol in the Alamo area (County Files #RZ013110 and DP033002) rezoning of the   subject site from General Agricultural (A-2) to Planned Unit District (P-1), as recommended in the SRVRPC Resolution No. 7-2004 and

revised Conditions of Approval as presented today and APPROVED the Final Development Plan; INTRODUCED Ordinance 2004-14 giving effect to the aforementioned rezoning;  WAIVED reading; and SET May 11, 2004 for adoption of said Ordinance; ADOPTED the

 findings as contained in proposed Resolution No. 7-2004 as the basis for the Board’s action  as modified approving three lots; and DIRECTED the Community Development Department to post the Notice of Determination with the County Clerk.

 

1:00 P.M.

 

D.3      CONTINUED HEARING on the Administrative Appeal by Tamara and Paul Attard from the decision of the Health Officer denying an individual (septic) system within 1,000 feet or less from a water reservoir or tributary stream, for property located at 1000 Fish Ranch Road, Orinda.  (Ken Stuart, Health Services Department) (District II) (To be continued to October 26, 2004 at 1:00 p.m.)

            CONTINUED to October 26, 2004 at 1:00 p.m. the hearing on the Administrative Appeal by Tamara and Paul Attard from the decision of the Health Officer denying an individual (septic) system within 1,000 feet or less from a water reservoir or tributary stream, for property located at 1000 Fish Ranch Road, Orinda

 

D.4      HEARING on the appeal by Lynn LaPointe, et al, of the County Planning Commission’s decision to grant approval of a design review to construct a single family residence with a variance to allow a 9-foot front yard setback (where a minimum of 20-feet is required) on a substandard lot located between #6309 and 6317 Kensington Avenue in the East Richmond Heights area, for purposes of determining neighborhood compatibility.  (Martin Brady, Applicant & Owner) (Catherine Kutsuris, Community Development Department) (District I)

CLOSED the public hearing; APPROVED the appeal of Lynn LaPointe of a County Planning Commission decision to grant a small lot design review applicant for a proposed Single-family residence on a substandard lot located between #6309 and #6317

Kensington Avenue for purposes of determining compatibility with the surrounding neighborhood including a variance to the required front yard zoning standard as modified today; ADOPTED a Categorical Exempt determination, Class 3 (New Construction of a

Small Structure), for purposes of determining this project’s compliance with the California Environmental Quality Act; SUSTAINED the County Planning Commission approval of File #VR031029, as modified today; ADOPTED the modified findings of the County

Planning Commission contained in Exhibit I as the basis for this decision; and DIRECTED staff to file a Notice of Exemption with the County Clerk.

 

D.5      ACCEPT report from the Community Development Director regarding the Interim Rate Application submitted by Garaventa Enterprises, and APPROVE commercial rate increase and standardization for solid waste collection in the unincorporated areas served by Garaventa Enterprises under the County’s Franchise Agreement.  (Deidra Dingman, Community Development Department) (Districts III, V)

            ACCEPTED report from the Community Development Director regarding the Interim Rate Application submitted by Garaventa Enterprises, and APPROVED commercial rate increase and standardization for solid waste collection in the unincorporated areas served by Garaventa Enterprises under the County’s Franchise Agreement

 

2:00 P.M.

 

D.6      HEARING to consider allocation of  Community Development Block Grant program and HOME Investment Partnership Act funds, and approval of Fiscal Year 2004/2005 Action Plan.  (Robert Calkins, Community Development Department) (All Districts)

            CLOSED the public hearing and ADOPTED and APPROVED the FY 2004/2005 Action Plan; AUTHORIZED the Chair, the Director of Community Development, Deputy-Director-Redevelopment, or their designee to execute the appropriate documents for transmittal to the U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development; AUTHORIZED the Deputy Director-Redevelopment or his Designee to execute the CDBG, HOME, ESG and HOPWA Agreements as approved in the Action Plan by the Board of Supervisors; ASSURED and CERTIFIED that the County will comply with the regulations, policies, guidelines, and requirements with respect to the acceptance and the use of federal funds for those federally assisted programs, and give assurance and certify compliance with the certifications as described in the FY 2004/05 Action Plan; DESIGNATED the Deputy Director- Redevelopment as the certifying officer for the County under the National Environmental Policy Act (24 CFR Part 58); REFERRED the proposal to issue a Request for Proposal (RFP) for County-wide landlord/tenant and fair housing services to the Family and Human Services Committee; APPROVED Family and Human Services Committee recommendations for the allocation of $736,849 in FY 2004/05 Community Development Block Grant funds ($621,600 in FY 2004/05 funds, $32,369 in recaptured/program income funds, and $82,880 from the Board of Supervisors 2 percent contingency fund) in the Public Service category; APPROVED Family and Human Service Committee recommendations for the allocation of $711,849 in FY 2005/06 Community Development Block Grant funds in the Public Service category contingent on the availability of funds and satisfactory accomplishment of contract goals; APPROVED Finance Committee recommendations for the allocation of $705,307 in FY 2004/05 Community Development Block Grant funds ($621,600 in FY 2004/05 funds and $83,707 in recaptured funds from closed/completed projects) in the Economic Development category; APPROVED Finance Committee recommendations for the allocation of $655,307 in FY 2005/06 Community Development Block Grant funds in the Economic Development category contingent on the availability of funds and satisfactory accomplishment of contract goals; APPROVED the Finance Committee recommendations for the allocation of $289,820 in FY 2004/05 Community Development Block Grant Funds ($207,200 in FY 2004/05 funds and $82,620 in recaptured funds from closed/completed projects) for the Infrastructure/Public Facilities category; APPROVED Finance Committee recommendations for the allocation of $207,200 in FY 2005/06 Community Development Bock Grant funds for the Infrastructure/Public Facilities category contingent on the availability of funds; APPROVED the Affordable Housing Finance Committee (AHFC) recommendations for the allocation of $2,312,000 in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds ($240,000 in FY 2003/04 Housing Development Assistance Funds (HDAF) and $2,072,000 in FY 2004/05 funds) for the Housing Category; and APPROVED the AHFC recommendations for the allocation of $3,632,960 in HOME Investment Partnership Act (HOME) funds ($3,295,000 FY 2004/05 entitlement grant and $337,960 FY 2003/04 and FY 2004/05 American Dream Down Payment Assistance Initiative (ADDI Funds).

 

Contra Costa County Mayors’ Conference

May 6, 2004

6:30 p.m.

Danville Town Meeting Hall

201 Front Street

Danville, California

 

             CONSENT ITEMS

 

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

 

Road and Transportation

 

C.1      APPROVE plans and specifications, and ADVERTISE for bids for the North Broadway Area Infrastructure Program Phase 3 Project to be received on June 8, 2004, Bay Point area, as recommended by the Public Works Director. (Contra Costa County Redevelopment Agency Funds) (District V)

 

C.2      ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/226 approving and authorizing the Public Works Director to fully close all of South Wedgewood Road and Dougherty Road between the Bollinger Canyon Road loop on May 5, 2004 through November 15, 2004 for 24 hours a day, for the purpose of the necessary grading for Gale Ranch Phase III, construction of Stoneleaf Road (Road Improvement Agreement RA 1152) and Dougherty Road Bridge replacement (RA 1157), San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.3      APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Sycamore Environmental Consultants, Inc., effective February 1, 2004 to increase the payment limit by $1,000 to a new payment limit of $51,000, for assistance with specialized surveys for the Invertebrate Survey and Wetland Delineation Study for the Byron Highway Shoulder Improvements Project, Byron area. (Measure C Return to Source Funds) (District III)

 

C.4      APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Nolte Associates Inc., effective February 1, 2004 to increase the payment limit by $30,000 to a new payment limit of $105,000 for additional engineering services,  for safety improvements on Vasco Road for a total payment limit of $405,000 for additional engineering services and provide recommendations for safety improvements on Vasco Road and design services for State Route 4 Bypass, Segment 3 East County.  (Local Road Funds and Developer Fees) (Districts III and V)

 

Engineering Services

 

C.5      MS 15-02:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/227 approving the parcel map for project being developed by Phil and Lori Wolfe, San Ramon area. (District III)

 

C.6      SUB 7583:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/228 accepting completion of private improvements for project being developed by Manuel Del Arroz, El Sobrante area. (District I)

 

C.7      SUB 7686:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/229 accepting completion of public right-of-way landscaping improvements for project being developed by Talisman Realty Group, Inc., Byron area. (District III)

 

C.8      SUB 8143:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/230 accepting completion of public right-of-way landscaping improvements for project being developed by Talisman Realty Group, Inc., Byron area. (District III)

 

Statutory Actions

 

C.9      APPROVE minutes for the month of April.

 

C.10    DECLARE certain ordinances duly published.

 

Honors & Proclamations

 

C.11    ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/200 proclaiming May 2004 as "Clean Air Month in Contra Costa County", and urging the California Air Resources Board to adopt the strongest possible regulations to reduce greenhouse gases emitted by passenger vehicles, as recommended by Supervisor DeSaulnier.  (All Districts)

 

C.12    ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/203 proclaiming May 10-16, 2004 as "Disability Awareness Week in Contra Costa County", as recommended by Supervisor DeSaulnier.  (All Districts)

 

C.13    ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/15 proclaiming May 23-29, 2004 as “Elder Abuse Prevention Week” in Contra Costa County, as recommended by the Employment and Human Services Director.  (All Districts) 

                                                                              

Ordinances

 

C.14    ADOPT Ordinance No. 2004-11, introduced April 20, 2004, exempting from the Merit System the class of Director of Hazardous Materials Programs-Exempt, as recommended by the Human Resources Director.  (All Districts)

 

Appointments & Resignations

 

C.15    APPOINT Don Snyder as the County Planning Commission representative on TRANSPAC, the Central County Regional Transportation Planning Committee, as recommended by the Planning Commission.  (Districts II, III, IV)

 

C.16    APPOINT Benjamin Martin to the Pacheco Municipal Advisory Council, as recommended by Supervisor DeSaulnier.  (District IV)

 

C.17    ACCEPT resignation of Susan Wittenberg, DECLARE vacant the At Large 4 seat on the Arts & Culture Commission, and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy, as recommended by the Arts & Culture Commission.  (All Districts)

 

C.18    APPOINT Deborah Campbell to the District II Alternate seat on the Emergency Medical Care Committee, as recommended by Supervisor Uilkema.  (District II)

 

C.19    APPOINT Victor J. Westman to the District II seat on the Contra Costa County Merit Board, as recommended by Supervisor Uilkema.  (District II)

  

C.20    RE-APPOINT David Freet as the City of Pleasant Hill’s representative to the Aviation Advisory Committee, as recommended by the Pleasant Hill City Council. (District IV)

 

C.21    RE-APPOINT Patricia Howlett as the City of Concord’s representative to the Aviation Advisory Committee, as recommended by the Concord City Council. (District IV)

 

C.22    ACCEPT resignation of Michael Polkabla, DECLARE vacant the Environmental Engineering Firms seat on the Hazardous Materials Commission, and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy, as recommended by the Hazardous Materials Commission.  (All Districts)

 

Appropriation Adjustments  - 2003/2004 FY

 

C.23    Management Information Systems-GIS (0025):  AUTHORIZE new revenue in the amount of $350,000 from department contributions and unanticipated revenue from engineering services and APPROPRIATE $250,000 to the GIS budget, $50,000 to Building Inspection, and $50,000 to Community Development to support the development of the countywide GIS system.  (All Districts)

 

C.24    Health Services (0465):  AUTHORIZE new revenue in the amount of $7,326,238 from SB855 State Disproportionate Share Hospital funding and APPROPRIATE for Fiscal Year 2003/2004 expenditures in the Hospital Enterprise Fund.  (All Districts)

 

C.25    Plant Acquisition (0111):  AUTHORIZE new revenue in the amount of $500,000 from the legal settlement with the Williams Companies and APPROPRIATE for implementation of energy efficiency improvements at County facilities.  (Williams Settlement – No Net County Cost) (All Districts)

 

Intergovernmental Relations

 

C.26    SUPPORT SB 1905 (Torlakson), which would repeal and amend limitations on fees charged by the County for inspecting/testing weighing devices and scales to allow the Board of Supervisors to set these fees to the extent that the fees do not exceed the cost of service, as recommended by the Agricultural Commission/Director of Weights and Measures.  (All Districts)

 

Personnel Actions

 

C.27    CANCEL one Materials Technician position and ADD one Supply and Distribution Supervisor position and one Storeroom Clerk position in the General Services Department.  (Cost savings) (All Districts)

 

C.28    CANCEL one Administrative Services Assistant III position; ADD one General Services Facilities Supervisor position in the General Services Department.  (Charges to User Department) (All Districts)

 

C.29    RE-ALLOCATE one Senior Drafter position to Election Services Specialist in the Clerk-Recorder’s Office.  (Cost neutral) (All Districts)

 

C.30    CANCEL two FACS Teacher-Project positions in the Community Services Department.  (No Cost) (All Districts)

 

C.31    ADD two Exempt Medical Staff Resident Physician I positions and two Exempt Medical Staff Resident Physician III positions in the Health Services Department.  (Budgeted, 50% FQHC Medi-Cal, 50% Medicare) (All Districts)

 

C.32    ADD one Health Services Information Systems Programmer/Analyst position in the Health Services Department.  (Cost more than offset by cancellation of contract services)  (All Districts)

 

C.33    CANCEL one Network Technician II position and ADD one Information Systems Programmer/Analyst I position in the Health Services Department.  (Cost savings)  (All Districts)

 

C.34    CANCEL one Accredited Record Technician position and ADD one Clerical Supervisor position in the Health Services Department.  (Cost savings)  (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.35    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with the Contra Costa County Office of Education - Superintendent of Schools to pay the County an amount not to exceed $10,000 for the Junior Health Facilitator Project in West County in a cooperative effort to reduce the number of children who grow up in fatherless homes as the result of teen pregnancies for the period January 1 through June 30, 2004.  (No County Funds)  (Districts I and II)

 

C.36    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with, and to indemnify, the Los Medanos Health Care District, effective March 31, 2004, to extend the term from March 31 to September 30, 2004 with no change in the payment limit of $125,852 for continuation of the NEW Kids program to address the epidemic of childhood obesity in the Pittsburg area.  (No County funds)  (District V)

 

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

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

 

C.37    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Development Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Scheidegger & Associates, effective May 3, 2004, to increase the payment limit by $12,350 to a new payment limit of $243,160 to provide additional Environmental Impact Report services related to the Bulk Materials Processing Center located at West Contra Costa Sanitary Landfill, with no change in the term through September 30, 2004.  (Application Fees) (District I)

 

C.38    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the County Counsel, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Baker and O’Brien, Inc., effective April 5, 2004, to increase the payment limit by $500,000 to continue to provide appraisal consulting services related to assessment appeals.  (100% AB 589 Property Tax Administration Grant Program funds) (All Districts)

 

C.39    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the County Counsel, or designee, to execute, on behalf of the Contra Costa County Flood Control and Water Conservation District, a contract amendment with Downey, Brand, Seymour & Rohwer, L.L.P., effective March 1, 2004, to amend the hourly rate schedule, as specified, in continuing to provide specialized legal services in connection with litigation entitled "San Francisco Baykeeper v. California State Water Resources Control Board, et al."  (100% Clean Water Program funds) (All Districts)

 

C.40    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with TEG Staffing, Inc. (formerly Eastridge Infotech, Inc.), in an amount not to exceed $300,000 to continue to provide temporary computer services for the Information Systems Unit for the period June 1, 2004 through May 31, 2005.  (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 13.5% County, 86.5% Patient/Third Party Revenues)  (All Districts)

 

C.41    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Michael J. Kent in an amount not to exceed $74,250 to continue to provide ombudsperson program services for the Hazardous Materials Division for the period May 1, 2004 through April 30, 2005.   (Budgeted, 100% Hazardous Materials Division Industry Fees)   (All Districts)

 

C.42    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Oleg Andreev, M.D., in an amount not to exceed $55,526 to continue to provide data analysis and reporting services to track mental health services, contractors, and employees for the period June 1, 2004 through May 31, 2005.  (Budgeted, 100% Mental Health Realignment)  (All Districts)

 

C.43    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Delta Personnel Services, Inc. (dba Guardian Security Agency), in an amount not to exceed $40,000 to continue to provide security guard services at the East County Mental Health Clinic, the Richmond Health Clinic, and the Antioch Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services Clinic for the period April 1 through September 30, 2004.   (Budgeted, 100% Mental Health Realignment Offset by Third Party Revenues)  (All Districts)

 

C.44    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Mohinder Kaur, M.D., in an amount not to exceed $167,304 to continue to provide psychiatric services at the West County Crisis Unit and psychiatric emergency services at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center for the period March 1, 2004 through February 28, 2005.  (Budgeted, 100% Mental Health Realignment)  (All Districts)

 

C.45    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute contracts with Kathy Amiri, M. F. T., Nagui Achamallah, M.D., Shoshanna April, L.C.S.W., each in an amount not to exceed $50,000 to provide Medi-Cal mental health specialty services for the period July 1, 2004 through July 30, 2006.  (Budgeted, 100% State/Federal FFP Medi-Cal Funds) (All Districts)

            CORRECTED TO READ: APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute contracts with Kathy Amiri, M.F.T., Nagui Achamallah, M.D., Shoshanna April, L.C.S.W., each in an amount not to exceed $50,000 to provide Medi-Cal mental health specialty services for the period June 1, 2004 through July 30, 2006. 

 

C.46    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute contracts with Nancy Creech, M.F.T., and Meredith Gishe, M.F.T., each in an amount not to exceed $50,000 to provide Medi-Cal mental health specialty services for the period June 1, 2004 through July 30, 2006.  (Budgeted, 100% State/Federal FFP Medi-Cal Funds) (All Districts)

            CORRECTED TO READ:APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute contracts with Nancy Creech, M.F.T., and Meredith Gishe, M.F.T., each in an amount not to exceed $50,000 to provide Medi-Cal mental health specialty services for the period July 1, 2004 through June 30, 2006

           

C.47    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Alexander Gorodetsky, M.D., in an amount not to exceed $148,000 to continue to provide professional outpatient psychiatric services for the Mental Health Division for the period April 1, 2004 through March 31, 2005.  (Budgeted, 100% Mental Health Realignment Offset by Third Party Revenues)  (All Districts)

 

C.48    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Pharmacy Healthcare Solutions on a 33% commission basis to provide professional services to facilitate reimbursement from pharmaceutical manufacturers for products provided to indigent or unfunded patients on behalf of Contra Costa County Regional Medical Center and Contra Costa Health Centers for period May 1, 2004 through September 30, 2005. (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 13.5% County, 86.5% Patient/Third Party Revenues)  (All Districts)

 

C.49    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute contracts with Lanny Simcoff, M.D., and William E. Reece, M.D., each in an amount not to exceed $375,000 to provide anesthesiology services at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center for the period June 1, 2004 through May 31, 2007.  (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 13.5% County, 86.5% Patient/Third Party Revenues)  (All Districts)

 

C.50    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Samir B. Shah, M.D., Inc., in an amount not to exceed $845,000 to provide ophthalmology services at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center for the period June 21, 2004 through May 31, 2007.  (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 James A. Rael, M.D., Inc., in an amount not to exceed $195,528 to continue to provide professional services at the Detention Facilities, including clinic coverage, on-call coverage, and quality assurance, for the period April 1, 2004 through March 31, 2005.  (Budgeted, 100% County General Fund Detention Budget Unit)  (All Districts)

 

C.52    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Keane, Inc., effective June 30, 2004, to extend the term from June 30, 2004 to June 30, 2005 with no change in the payment limit of $3,500,000 to continue to provide software enhancements, maintenance and support services for the Contra Costa Regional Medical Center and Contra Costa Health Clinics information systems.  (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 13.5% County, 86.5% Patient/Third Party Revenues)  (All Districts)

 

C.53    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Seneca Residential and Day Treatment Center, Inc., effective May 1, 2004, to increase the payment limit by $100,000 to a new payment limit of $600,000 with no change in the term of July 1, 2003 through June 30, 2004, and to increase the automatic extension payment limit by $50,000 to a new payment limit of $300,000 with no change in the automatic extension through December 31, 2004, to provide therapeutic behavioral services to additional County clients.  (Budgeted, 50% Federal Medi-Cal, 46% State EPSDT, 4% Mental Health Realignment)  (All Districts)

 

C.54    RATIFY purchase of services from Delta Personnel Services, Inc. (dba Guardian Security Agency), and AUTHORIZE the Auditor-Controller to pay $45,238.38 outstanding balance for security guard services at the Mental Health Clinics in Pittsburg and Antioch, and the Richmond Crisis Center for the period from July 1 through December 31, 2003.  (100% Mental Health Realignment Offset by Third Party Revenues)  (All Districts)

 

C.55    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the County Administrator, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with BondLogistix, L.L.C.,  to extend the term from December 31, 2003 to December 31, 2004 with no change in the current payment limit of $50,000 for continuing arbitrage rebate calculation services.  (Negligible net County cost)(All Districts)

 

C.56    AWARD and AUTHORIZE the General Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract in the amount of $88,810 with RoSa Construction, Inc., the lowest responsive and responsible bidder for the  remodel of a Labor Delivery Recovery Room at the Contra Costa Regional Medical Center, 2500 Alhambra Avenue, Martinez, for the Health Services Department.  (CCCPFA Lease Revenue Bonds, Series 2001 B) (District II)

 

C.57    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Choice Medical Clinic, Inc. (dba Choice Medical Group), in an amount not to exceed $120,000 to provide gynecology services to Contra Costa Health Plan members for the period April 1, 2004 through June 30, 2007.  (Budgeted, Enterprise II: 6.3% County, 93.7% Contra Costa Health Plan Member Premiums)  (All Districts)

 

C.58    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Selim T. Koseoglu, M.D. (dba Childeye Medical Associates, Inc.), in an amount not to exceed $48,000 to provide professional ophthalmology services to Contra Costa Health Plan members for the period April 1, 2004 through March 31, 2007.  (Budgeted, Enterprise II: 6.3% County, 93.7% Contra Costa Health Plan Member Premiums)  (All Districts)

 

Other Actions

 

C.59    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.60    CONTINUE the emergency action taken by the Board on April 6, 2004, pursuant to Public Contract Code Sections 22035 and 22050, to complete the Contra Costa County Animal Services Facility at 4800 Imhoff Place, Martinez, for the Animal Services Department, as recommended by the County Administrator. (District II)

 

C.61    ACCEPT reports and ACKNOWLEDGE recommendations from the Revenue, Juvenile Sex Offender and Transition Work Groups established by the Family and Human Services Committee to review suggested cost savings measures proposed by the Juvenile Systems Planning Advisory Committee, as recommended by the Family and Human Services Committee.  (All Districts)

 

C.62    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to submit an SB 163 waiver request to the California Department of Social Services, and DIRECT the Employment and Human Services Director, the Health Services Mental Health Director, and the Probation Director to continue their collaborative work for wraparound services as an alternative to placing children in institutional settings, including continuing allocation of fiscal resources to the program.  (All Districts)

 

C.63    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract to indemnify Mt. Diablo Unified School District for use of its Willow Creek Center located at 1026 Mohr Lane, Concord, on Friday June 25, 2004 by the Family, Maternal and Child Health Programs for perinatal dental training.  (District IV)

 

C.64    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.65    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.66    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.67    APPROVE the Agency Grant Agreement by and between the Contra Costa County Redevelopment Agency and OBG at Bay Point, L.L.C., to provide $500,000 of infrastructure improvements identified in Phase 4 of the North Broadway Infrastructure Project and up to $500,000 of tax increment rebate for the single-family development.  (No General Funds) (District V)

            CONTINUED to undetermined date the Agency Grant Agreement by and between the Contra Costa County Redevelopment Agency and OBG at Bay Point, L.L.C., to provide $500,000 of infrastructure improvements identified in Phase 4 of the North Broadway Infrastructure Project and up to $500,000 of tax increment rebate for the single-family development

 

 

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.

 

 

Transportation, Water & Infrastructure Committee

05-10-04

1:30 p.m.

See above

Family & Human Services Committee

05-10-04

2:00 p.m.

See above

 

 

 

                 PERSONS WHO WISH TO ADDRESS THE BOARD MAY BE LIMITED TO THREE (3) MINUTES.

 

AGENDA DEADLINE:  Thursday, 12 noon, 12 days before the Tuesday Board meetings.

 

 

                                          Supplemental Calendar of Closed Session Items

 

For The Board of Supervisors of Contra Costa County

and for Special Districts, Agencies and Authorities Governed by the Board

 

Tuesday, May 4, 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--EXISTING LITIGATION  (Gov. Code, § 54956.9(a))

 

1.                  Sarah F. v. City of Brentwood, et al., C.C.C. Superior Court No. C 04-00105

2.      Slatten Ranch v. Contra Costa County, et al., C.C.C. Superior Court No. C 03-02121

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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