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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 18, 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  -  “Let him who would enjoy a good future waste none of his present.”  ~Roger Ward Babson

 

CONSIDER  CONSENT  ITEMS   Approved as listed

                      

HOUSING AUTHORITY CONSENT ITEMS  Approved as listed

 

HA.1    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Housing Authority Executive Director to execute a Memorandum of Understanding with Local Initiatives Support Corporation, City of Richmond, Richmond Redevelopment, Richmond Housing Authority, Community Housing Development of North Richmond, Contra Costa County, and the County Redevelopment Agency to cooperatively pursue a housing and revitalization strategy for the North Richmond community with a term of five (5) years, beginning May 18, 2004 through May 18, 2009.  (District I) (Consider with C.67 and C.53)          

 

9:35 A.M.

 

PRESENTATIONS  Approved as listed

 

PR.1    PRESENTATION by the West and East County AIDS Task Forces of an overview of HIV and AIDS in Contra Costa County.  (Supervisor Gioia) (All Districts)

 

PR.2    PRESENTATION of the 2004 People Who Make a Difference Awards, acknowledging individuals and groups that have significantly contributed towards reducing substance abuse in Contra Costa communities.  (Harold Parsley, Chair, Alcohol and Other Drugs Advisory Board) (All Districts)

 

10:00 A.M.

 

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

 

SD.1    CONSIDER any Consent Items previously removed.

 

SD.2    HEARING on the financing of public improvements in the Windemere Ranch (Dougherty Valley area) with community facility district special tax bonds proposed to be issued by ABAG Finance Authority for Nonprofit Corporations; and to adopt Resolution No. 2004/259 finding, pursuant to section 6586 of the California Government Code, that significant public benefits will arise from the financing of public improvements with the proceeds of special tax bonds.  (James Kennedy, Community Development Department) (District III)

            CLOSED the public hearing on the financing of public improvements in the Windemere Ranch (Dougherty Valley area) with community facility district special tax bonds proposed to be issued by ABAG Finance Authority for Nonprofit Corporations; and ADOPTED Resolution No. 2004/259 finding, pursuant to section 6586 of the California Government Code, that significant public benefits will arise from the financing of public improvements with the proceeds of special tax bonds

 

SD.3    CONTINUED 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.  (Tim Griffith, Building Inspection Department) (District V)

            ACCEPTED the withdrawal of the appeal by 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    CONSIDER actions to address the issue of Indian Gaming, including formation of an ad-hoc Board Committee and adopting a position of support for the California State Association of Counties’ policy document regarding compact negotiations.  (Supervisor Uilkema) (All Districts)

            CONSIDERED actions to address the issue of Indian Gaming, including formation of an ad-hoc Board Committee and ADOPTED a position of support for the California State Association of Counties’ policy document regarding compact negotiations; The Board formed an Ad-Hoc Committee on Indian Gaming of District I and II Supervisors

 

DELIBERATION ITEMS - Approved as listed except as noted below

 

D.1      CONSIDER request for reconsideration of the Board's denial of the Carole Dwinell and Briones Hills Preserve Alliance's appeal of a decision by the County Planning Commission to approve a land use permit (Gan Shalom, Inc., Applicant and Owner) for a cemetery, Martinez/Briones Valley area.  (Catherine Kutsuris, Community Development Department) (District I)

            FOUND that the reconsideration request from Carol Dwinell and the Briones Hills Preserve Alliance, and follow-on letter from the City of Pinole dated May 11, 2004, presented no new evidence that would justify authorization of a reconsideration of the Board of Supervisors March 23, 2004 decision to conditionally approve the proposed cemetery; DENIED the request for reconsideration of Carole Dwinell and the Briones Hills Preserve Alliance; REFERRED the letter from Scott Compton, Martinez, dated April 23, 2004 regarding the Pinole Creek to the Building Inspection Department and DIRECTED the Community Development staff to address the issues raised today by the Board of Supervisors regarding the responses to the May 10,2004 letter from the City of Pinole

 

D.2      PUBLIC  COMMENT.  (3 Minutes/Speaker) Dianne Cole, 2420 Tomar Court, Friends of Concord Airport Association, Pinole regarding the Buchanan Field Airport

 

D.3      CONSIDER issues related to the Measure C reauthorization and providing input to the Contra Costa Transportation Authority.  (Supervisor Greenberg) (All Districts)

            CONSIDERED issues related to the Measure C reauthorization and providing input to the Contra Costa Transportation Authority

 

D.4      CONSIDER authorizing the Health Services Director to establish a First Responder Paramedic Fund for ambulance transport services; to execute a one-year extension through June 30, 2005 with American Medical Services for continuing ambulance services; to execute contracts with specified fire service agencies for paramedic services; to prepare a Request for Proposals for emergency ambulance services for further consideration by the Board; and to take related actions.  (Art Lathrop, Director of Emergency Medical Services)  (All Districts)

            AUTHORIZED the Health Services Director to execute a one-year extension through June 30, 2005 to the American Medical Services Ambulance service agreement; DIRECTED the Health Services Department to prepare a request for proposal (RFP) for emergency ambulance services based upon the above service levels with no County subsidy and to also include the concerns addressed in the letter dated May 14, 2004 from the Contra Costa County Firefighters Local 1230 and Health Care Workers Union SEIU and submit the RFP for Board approval by July 27, 2004

 

Closed Session

 

1:00 P.M.

 

D.5      CONSIDER accepting status report from the Community Development Director on the proposed Open Space Funding Measure;  reviewing the Draft Assessment Engineer's Report, Draft Joint Exercise of Powers Agreement with the East Bay Regional Park District, and revised "Draft Framework for An Open Space Protection and Enhancement Funding Measure for Contra Costa County"; and scheduling a decision on this matter for May 25, 2004.  (John Kopchik, Community Development Department)(All Districts)

            ACCEPTED status report from the Community Development Director on the proposed Open Space Funding; REVIEWED the Draft Engineer’s Report, Draft Joint Exercise of Powers Agreement with the East Bay Regional Park District, and the revised Draft Framework for an Open Space Protection and Enhancement Funding Measure for Contra Costa County; SCHEDULED a decision on adopting the Joint Exercise of Powers Agreement and the Framework for May 25, 2004; AMENDED the Draft Framework document to include two additional seats on the Citizens' Oversight Committee: one for the Contra Costa Water District and one for the East Bay Municipal Utility District; and REQUESTED that staff respond to other issues raised during the meeting including items 2, 7, and 8 and a portion of item 5 on the list of further questions submitted by Mr. Henry Alker

 

D.6      2004/2005 Budget Study Session:  Treasurer-Tax Collector, Veteran's Services, County Counsel, and

            Human Resources Departments.  (John Sweeten, County Administrator) (All Districts)

            CONDUCTED 2004/2005 Budget Study Session for Treasurer-Tax Collector, Veteran's Services, County Counsel, and Human Resources Department

 

D.7      CONSIDER accepting oral report from the County Administrator on the 2004/2005 State Budget.  (John Sweeten, County Administrator) (All District)

            CONTINUED on May 25, 2004, to accept oral report from the County Administrator on the 2004/2005 State Budget

 

                                                          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 and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Sanli, Pastore and Hill, effective May 11, 2004, to extend the term from June 1, 2004 to June 1, 2005 and to increase the payment limit by $14,000 to a new payment limit of $96,000 for appraisal and expert witness services in connection with the State Route 4 East, Railroad Avenue to Loveridge Road Project, Pittsburg area. (Contra Costa Transportation Authority Funds) (District V)

 

C.2      APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute the Purchase and Sale Agreement with Mathew G. Coelho & Sons, Inc.; ACCEPT the Grant Deed from Mathew G. Coelho & Sons, Inc.; and AUTHORIZE the Auditor-Controller to issue a check in the amount of $2,500 payable to Placer Title Company for property rights in connection with the Vasco Road and Camino Diablo Intersection Improvements Project, Brentwood/Byron area. (80% East County Transportation Improvement Authority Funds, 10% City of Brentwood Funds & 10% Local Roads Funds) (District III)

 

C.3      APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a rental agreement with Steve and Jennifer Hudson in the amount of $500 per month for the period March 1 through October 31, 2004 in connection with the Realignment of Pacheco Boulevard Project, Martinez area. (Revenue: County Road Funds) (District II)

 

Engineering Services

 

C.4      PA 0002:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/257 accepting completion of improvements for Bellingham Square Park for project being developed by Windemere BLC Land Company, L.L.C., San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

Special Districts & County Airports

 

C.5      APPROVE and AUTHORIZE a six-month extension to East Bay Regional Park District to November 21, 2004 to complete the conservation easement document and the purchase on the surplus parcel adjacent to the Milton F. Kubicek (Pine Creek) Detention Basin located on North Gate Road, Walnut Creek area, as recommended by the Finance Committee.  (District III)

 

C.6      APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director to arrange construction progress payments not to exceed $509,717 to the Town of Danville for the County’s share of the costs for Phase II improvements at Hap Magee Ranch Park, Danville/Alamo area. (County Service Area R-7A Funds) (District III)

 

C.7      APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Fire Chief, Contra Costa County Fire Protection District, to execute a contract with John C. Beery indemnifying him for the Fire District’s use of his property at 1140 Estates Drive in Lafayette for conducting firefighting training exercises.  (No fiscal impact) (District II)

 

Claims, Collections & Litigation

 

C.8      AUTHORIZE and DIRECT the County Counsel to initiate legal action to recover monies owed for specified outstanding debts and costs of suit related to services rendered by the County, as recommended by the County Administrator.  (All Districts)

 

Hearing Dates

 

C.9      FIX June 8, 2004 at 9:30 a.m. for a public hearing on the proposed amendment to the Itemized Professional and Service Rates for Contra Costa County Health Services, effective July 1, 2004.  (All Districts) 

 

                                                                           

Honors & Proclamations

 

C.10    ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/207 designating the week of May 16-22, 2004 as “Emergency Medical Services Week in Contra Costa County”, as recommended by the Health Services Director.  (All Districts)

 

Appointments & Resignations

 

 C.11   ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/410 reappointing John Gioia and Mark DeSaulnier as the Board’s representatives to the Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) Executive Board and Federal D. Glover and Gayle B. Uilkema as the Board’s Alternate representatives to the ABAG Executive Board; and reappointing Millie Greenberg as the Board’s Alternate representative to the Local Agency Formation Commission (LAFCo), as recommended by Supervisor Glover.  (All Districts)

  

Appropriation Adjustments  - 2003/2004 FY

 

C.12    Employment and Human Services (0502):  AUTHORIZE new revenue in the amount of $398,078 from the State of California Department of Social Services for the KinGap program, child welfare services and the foster care program and APPROPRIATE for actual and projected expenditures for fiscal year 2003/2004 in the Children and Family Services Bureau.  (All Districts)

 

C.13    Employment and Human Services (0503):  AUTHORIZE new revenue in the amount of $185,566 from the State of California Department of Social Services for IHSS program administration and non-assistance food stamp allocation and APPROPRIATE for actual and projected expenditures for fiscal year 2003/2004 in the Aging and Adult Services Bureau.  (All Districts)

 

C.14    Employment and Human Services (0504):  AUTHORIZE new revenue in the amount of $967,695 from the State of California Department of Social Services for the CalWORKs program and APPROPRIATE for actual and projected expenditures for fiscal year 2003/2004 in the Workforce Services Bureau.  (All Districts)

 

Intergovernmental Relations

 

C.15    AUTHORIZE the Chair, Board of Supervisors, to sign letters thanking legislators for their joint letters of support to the House Appropriations Subcommittee on behalf of Contra Costa County’s ship channel navigation project funding requests, as recommended by the Transportation, Water & Infrastructure Committee.  (All Districts)

 

C.16    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Chair, Board of Supervisors, to execute a Joint Exercise of Powers Agreement (JPA) amendment with the CSAC Excess Insurance Authority to revise Article 3(b) to allow for continuing insurance coverage for County-created non-profit corporations upon the request of JPA members, as recommended by the County Administrator.  (All Districts)

 

C.17    OPPOSE AB 2476 (Wolk) on the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta, which would expand the composition, mandate and jurisdiction of the Delta Protection Commission, as recommended by the Community Development Director.  (All Districts)

 

Personnel Actions

 

C.18    RECLASSIFY one Account Clerk-Advanced Level to Accounting Technician in the Community Development Department.  (Applicant fees) (All Districts)

 

C.19    RECLASSIFY one Network Administrator I position to Network Administrator II in the Public Works Department.  (No General Fund impact) (All Districts)

 

C.20    ADD one Information System Program Analyst I position, one Custodian II position, and one Clerk-Experienced Level position in the Library Department.  (Included in the 2004/2005 Requested Budget) (All Districts)

 

C.21    REALLOCATE the class of Sheriff’s Telecommunications Technology Manager (PEDD) on the Salary Schedule, as recommended by the Human Resources Director.  (Budgeted) (All Districts)

 

 

C.22    ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/196 to supersede Resolution No. 2003/698 regarding compensation and benefits for elected and appointed department heads, management, exempt and unrepresented employees as recommended by the Assistant County Administrator-Director of Human Resources.  (All Districts)

 

C.23    ADD one Patient Financial Services Specialist – Project position in the Health Services Department.  (Budgeted, 100% FQHC Revenue)  (All Districts)

 

C.24    ADD one Information Systems Manager I position in the Health Services Department.  (Budgeted; Cost savings through contract cancellation)  (All Districts)

 

Grants & Contracts

 

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

for receipt of funds and/or services:

 

C.25    ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/232 authorizing the Sheriff-Coroner, or designee, to apply for and execute a contract to accept State Office of Emergency Services Emergency Management Performance Grant funding in an amount not to exceed $162,410 to develop and maintain the level of capability to prepare for, mitigate, respond to, and recover from emergencies and disasters for the period October 1, 2003 through September 30, 2004.  (All costs reimbursed by grant funds) (All Districts)

 

C.26    AUTHORIZE the County Librarian to apply for and accept California State Library funding in the amount of $53,402 to fund three (two full-time equivalent) Library Literacy Specialist-Project positions for the period July 1, 2004, through June 30, 2005.  (County Match is budgeted) (All Districts)

 

C.27    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, on behalf of the Workforce Development Board, to apply for and accept funding from the State Employment Development Department and the San Francisco Foundation in an amount not to exceed $1,000,000 to provide training in the healthcare labor market and to assist families in obtaining and maintaining unsubsidized employment.  (No County match)  (All Districts)

 

C.28    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to accept a contribution in the amount of $62,600 from Meals on Wheels of Contra Costa, Inc., for the Home Delivered Meals Program (Meals on Wheels) to subsidize 28,175 meals for delivery to the residences of homebound elders in Contra Costa County.  (No County match)  (All Districts)

 

C.29    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with the State Department of Health Services, effective October 1, 2003, to increase the payment limit by $13,494 to a new payment limit of $602,275 for the parent nutrition education component of the Children’s Dental Disease Prevention Program, with no change in the term of July 1, 2001 through June 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.30    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Sheriff-Coroner, or designee, to execute a contract with Hunter Research, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $475,000 to complete software design, development, and programming for the Contra Costa County Integrated Justice Information System for the period July 1, 2004 through June 30, 2005.  (100% All County Criminal Justice Information Network funds) (All Districts)

 

C.31    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Chief Information Officer, or designee, to execute a contract with DESI (Data Entry Services, Inc.) in the amount of $60,829 to provide data entry services for County departments for the period July 1, 2004 through June 30, 2005.  (Included in the 2004/2005 requested budget) (All Districts)

 

C.32    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Chief Information Officer, or designee to execute a contract with Genesis Data, Inc., in the amount of $165,100 to provide data entry services for the Auditor-Controller for the period July 1, 2004 through June 30, 2005.  (Included in the 2004/2005 requested budgets of the Auditor and Department of Information Technology) (All Districts)

                                                                              

C.33    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Sheriff-Coroner, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with E Team, Inc., to extend the term through June 30, 2004 for continuing assessment of the feasibility of an interface upgrade for the Community Warning System, with no increase in the payment limit.  (All Districts)

 

C.34    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Sheriff-Coroner, or designee, to execute a contract with Cynthia Kirby in an amount not to exceed $90,240 to provide and supervise background and polygraph services for the Office of the Sheriff for the period June 16, 2004 through June 15, 2005.  (Budgeted) (All Districts)

 

C.35    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Chief Information Officer, or designee, to execute a contract with Rex Fujikawa in the amount of $135,200 to provide technical support on the Wide-Area-Network and County security infrastructure for the period July 1, 2004 through June 30, 2005.  (100% User Fees) (All Districts)

 

C.36    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Patrick Harrington in an amount not to exceed $84,000 to provide design, implementation and data analysis services for Child Welfare Redesign Plan for the period May 18, 2004 through September 30, 2005.  (Budgeted, 100% Federal System of Care Grant)  (All Districts)

 

C.37    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Mary Kay Miller in the amount of $62,400 to continue to provide staff support to the Family and Children’s Trust (FACT) and Family and Children’s Advisory Committee (FACAC) for the period July 1, 2004 through June 30, 2005.  (Budgeted, 21% Federal, 68% State, 11% County)  (All Districts)

 

C.38    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Mark Cruise to increase the payment limit by $2,754 to a new payment limit of $57,174 for additional services under the Independent Living Skills Program with no change in the term of July 1, 2003 through June 30, 2004.  (Budgeted, 100% Federal ILSP Fund)  (All Districts)

 

C.39    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Maria Aranda to increase the payment limit by $1,989 to a new payment limit of $25,989 for additional bilingual outreach services to Latino families with no change in the term of August 1, 2003 through July 31, 2004.  (Budgeted, 40% Federal, 40% State, 20% County)  (All Districts)

 

C.40    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Independent Living Resource, Inc., to increase the payment limit by $17,000 to a new payment limit of $28,000 for additional services under the Providing Assistance to Caregivers in Transition (PACT) Program with no change in the term of October 1, 2003 through September 30, 2004.  (Budgeted, 100% Federal PACT Grant)  (All Districts)

 

C.41    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with MV Transportation, Inc., to increase the payment limit by $16,904 to a new payment limit of $985,696 for additional transportation services to CalWORKs participants and their children and to teenage foster children emancipating from the foster care system, with no change in the term of July 1, 2003 through June 30, 2004.  (Budgeted, 50% Federal, 50% State)  (All Districts)

 

C.42    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute contract amendments to decrease the payment limits and to change the term expirations from August 31 to June 30, 2004 to coincide with the state fiscal year for services provided in support of the Promoting Safe and Stable Families (PSSF) program.  (Budgeted, 100% Federal)  (All Districts)

 

                 Contractor                                  Decrease Payment Limit              New Payment Limit

            Pittsburg Pre-School &

               Coordinating Council                                       $12,325                                   $60,175

            STAND! Against Domestic Violence                  $25,875                                 $119,125

            Center for Human Development                          $25,875                                 $119,125

            YMCA of the East Bay                                      $25,875                                 $119,125

            The Perinatal Council                                          $12,325                                   $60,175

 

C.43    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Karen Cordes to amend the approved reimbursement terms for out-of-county living expenses while serving as the Contra Costa County representative for development and implementation of the CalWORKs Information Network Program, with no change in the payment limit of $90,796 and no change in the term of January 1 through December 31, 2004.  (Budgeted, 100% reimbursable under State Travel Policy)  (All Districts)

 

C.44    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Jayne H. Lecky in an amount not to exceed $27,160 to continue to provide assistance to the Hazardous Materials Division with the certification process for the Green Business Program for the period July 1, 2004 through June 30, 2005.  (Budgeted, 100% Green Business Program Partners Funding)  (All Districts)

 

C.45    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Pradeep Kumar, M.D., in an amount not to exceed $96,600 to continue to provide professional psychiatric services in the Mental Health Division for the period June 1, 2004 through May 31, 2005.  (Budgeted, 100% Mental Health Realignment)  (All Districts)

 

C.46    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee to execute contracts with Janak Raj Sachdev, M.D., and Firdouse Huq, M.D., each in an amount not to exceed $48,356 to provide professional outpatient psychiatric services for the period June 1, 2004 through May 31, 2005.  (Budgeted, 100% Mental Health Realignment)  (All Districts)

 

C.47    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Verena Esparza, R.N., in an amount not to exceed $45,000 to continue to provide professional enterostomal (ulcers and other intestinal problems) therapy services at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center for the period May 1, 2004 through April 30, 2005.   (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 13.5% County, 86.5% Patient/Third Party Revenues)  (All Districts)

 

C.48    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Contra Costa Cardiology Medical Group, Inc., effective February 1, 2004, to increase the payment limit by $20,000 to a new payment limit of $44,000 to provide additional maximal strength treadmill testing for new employees and employees with cardiac risk factor, with no change in the term of September 1, 2003 through June 30, 2004.  (Budgeted, 100% Contra Costa Fire District, Office of Sheriff, Hazardous Materials Division Fees)   (All Districts)

 

C.49    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Epic Systems, Inc., effective July 1, 2004, to increase the payment limit by $70,000 to a new payment limit of $1,420,000 to provide software licenses for additional County users and software enhancements for the Cadence Enterprise Scheduling software, with no change in the term of November 1, 2000 through March 31, 2006.  (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 13.5% County, 86.5% Patient/Third Party Revenues)  (All Districts)

 

C.50    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the General Services Director, or designee, to execute Change Order No. 7 to the construction contract with Taber Construction Company for the Remodel and Office Landscape Partition Modifications Project at 1305 Macdonald Avenue, Richmond, for the Employment and Human Services Department, to increase the payment limit by $161,780 to a new payment limit of $2,534,152 for additional exterior and interior improvements. (Budgeted – CCCPFA Lease Revenue Bonds, Series 2002A) (District I)

 

Other Actions

 

C.51    REFER to the Internal Operations Committee the matter of the cable television franchise renewal negotiations, as recommended by the County Administrator.  (All Districts)

 

C.52    ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/258 authorizing appropriate County officials continued access to confidential County Sales and Use Records maintained by the State Board of Equalization, as recommended by the County Administrator.  (All Districts)

 

C.53    As the Board of Supervisors, APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Redevelopment Director on behalf of the County to execute a Memorandum of Understanding between the Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC), City of Richmond, Richmond Redevelopment Agency, Richmond Housing Authority, Community Housing Development Corporation of North Richmond, Contra Costa County Housing Authority, Contra Costa County, and Contra Costa County Redevelopment Agency to cooperatively pursue a housing and revitalization strategy for the North Richmond community with a term of five (5) years, beginning May 18, 2004 through May 18, 2009.  (District I) (Consider with HA.1)              

 

C.54    APPROVE one-year extension of development plans for the following projects within the Pleasant Hill BART Station area, as recommended by the Community Development Director  (Applicant fees) (District IV):

 

            Project                                                                                                                            Plan Extension to:

            49,000 sq. ft. office building at 3035 Oak Road                                                               November 3, 2005

            Office, multi-family residential, storefront, civic use, and parking garage                            May 5, 2005

            157,370 sq. ft. office building and 530 space parking garage at 3055 Oak Road    May 3, 2005                                           

C.55    RECEIVE Grand Jury Report No. 0403  entitled, “City Redevelopment Takes $10 Million Dollars Annually from Contra Costa County Fire District” and REFER to the County Administrator for response. 

 

C.56    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Chair, Board of Supervisors, to execute a letter endorsing an application by the County After School 4 All Collaborative for the California 21st Century High School After School Safety and Enrichment Teens (ASSETs) Program, as recommended by the County Administrator.  (All Districts)

 

C.57    RECEIVE single audit reports prepared by Caporicci & Larson, C.P.A., for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2003 and REFER it to the Board’s Finance Committee and the County Administrator for review and follow-up, as recommended by the County Administrator.  (All Districts)

 

C.58    ACCEPT report on the accomplishments of Contra Costa Future (CCFuture) Investment Strategy and remove this item as a referral to the Family and Human Services Committee, as recommended by the Committee.  (All Districts)

 

C.59    AUTHORIZE the County Treasurer-Tax Collector to deposit in a State-approved bank $1,540,000 and additional sums as appropriate in satisfaction of requirements imposed upon Contra Costa Health Plan by Title 28, Section 1300.76.1 and Section 1377 of the Health and Safety Code.  (All Districts)

                                                                                                                                     

C.60    APPROVE the revised Contra Costa Regional Medical Center Medical Staff Bylaws, Rules, and Regulations to reflect changes deemed necessary due to changing regulations, technology, and practice, as recommended and approved by the Contra Costa Regional Medical Center Medical Staff.  (All Districts)

 

C.61    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.62    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.63    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.64    APPROVE plans and specifications for the Upgrade HVAC System Project at 255 Glacier Drive, Martinez, for the Public Works Department, and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to advertise for bids to be received June 24, 2004.  (Public Works Department $200,000; CCCPFA Lease Revenue Bonds, Series 2002B $170,000) (District II)

                                                                              

C.65    CONTINUE the emergency action originally taken by the Board on November 18, 2003 on the Juvenile Hall Addition Project, as recommended by the County Administrator.  (All Districts)

 

C.66    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)

 

Redevelopment Agency

 

C.67    As the governing Board of the Contra Costa County Redevelopment Agency, APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Redevelopment Director on behalf of the Redevelopment Agency to execute a Memorandum of Understanding between the Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC), City of Richmond, Richmond Redevelopment Agency, Richmond Housing Authority, Community Housing Development Corporation of North Richmond, Contra Costa County Housing Authority, Contra Costa County, and Contra Costa County Redevelopment Agency to cooperatively pursue a housing and revitalization strategy for the North Richmond community with a term of five (5) years, beginning May 18, 2004 through May 18, 2009.  (District I) (Consider with HA.1)   

 

 

 

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

05-24-04

11:30 a.m.

See above

Family & Human Services Committee

05-24-04

  2:00 p.m.

See change of

Location*

 

*1535 Third Street, Suite B

Richmond

 

 

                 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 18, 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)):

John Wadsworth v. Contra Costa County, C.C.C. Superior Court No. C 01-05245

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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