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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)

 

 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.

 

A G E N D A

TUESDAY    NOVEMBER 2, 2004

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  -  “Vote!”  ~Sarge Littlehale

 

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

Approved as listed except as noted: C.7

                      

HOUSING AUTHORITY CONSENT ITEMS   Approved as listed

 

HA.1    APPROVE correction to the job classification and salary range for Maintenance Manager, which were incorrectly listed in the Board Order approved on September 14, 2004 for the Housing Authority of the County of Contra Costa.  (All Districts)              

           

9:35 A.M.

 

PRESENTATIONS     Approved as listed

 

PR.1    PRESENTATION on three awards received by the Contra Costa County Community Development Department and Contra Costa Watershed Forum for the Contra Costa County Watershed Atlas.   (Dennis M. Barry, Community Development Director) (All Districts)

 

PR.2    PRESENTATION to adopt Resolution No. 2004/582 designating November 8-30, 2004 for the 2004 "Contra Costa County Cares” Challenge Food Drive. (Supervisor Glover)(All Districts)

 

9:45 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 accepting report on the status of the County’s Homeless Program.  (Wendel Brunner, M.D., Public Health Director) (All Districts) 

ACCEPTED report on the status of the County’s Homeless Program from Wendel Brunner, M.D., Public Health Director.

 

SD.3    CONSIDER authorizing the Chair, Board of Supervisors, to sign letters to freight railroads and their industrial customers, asking them to meet with the Transportation, Water and Infrastructure Committee on issues relating to rail tank cars and their proximity to residential areas and local streets and highways, as recommended by the Transportation, Water and Infrastructure Committee.  (Supervisor Uilkema) (Districts I, II)

AUTHORIZED the Chair, Board of Supervisors, to sign letters to freight railroads and their industrial customers, asking them to meet with the Transportation, Water and Infrastructure Committee on issues relating to rail tank cars and their proximity to residential areas and local streets and highways, as recommended by the Transportation, Water and Infrastructure Committee. AUTHORIZED the Chair to sign letters to freight railroads and their industrial customers in Contra Costa County, asking them to meet with the Transportation Water and Infrastructure Committee to discuss relocation of spurs for rail cars that contain hazardous material, to areas inside the secured areas of industrial facilities; REQUESTED the Transportation, Water and Infrastructure Committee to modify the letter and notice the meeting as a full Board meeting; REQUESTED the Transportation, Water and Infrastructure Committee to modify the letter and include Pacific Railroad to participate in discussions.  

 

SD.4    HEARING to consider the establishment of  Mello-Roos Community Facilities District 2004-1 to finance infrastructure necessary for the development known as Delta Coves, Bethel Island area.  To be continued to December 14, 2004 at 9:30 a.m.  (Jim Kennedy, Deputy Director-Redevelopment) (No General Funds) (District V)

CONTINUED to December 14, 2004 at 9:30 a.m hearing to consider the establishment of  Mello-Roos Community Facilities District 2004-1 to finance infrastructure necessary for the development known as Delta Coves, Bethel Island area.

 

SD.5    HEARING on proposed Police Service Special Taxes for CSA P-6,  adoption of Resolution  No. 2004/560 authorizing election therefor and formation of Zone 205, Subdivision SD 038720, and adoption of Ordinance No. 20042-37 establishing a fee for the Police Service District, Bay Point area.  (Dennis M. Barry, Community Development Director) (District V)

CLOSED the public hearing on proposed Police Service Special Taxes for CSA P-6; ADOPTED Resolution No. 2004/560 authorizing election therefore and formation of Zone 205, Subdivision SD 038720, and ADOPTED Ordinance No. 2004-37 establishing a fee for the Police Service District, Bay Point area.

 

SD.6    CONTINUED HEARING on the appeal of Alfred A. Affinito (Owner) from the decision of the County Abatement Officer declaring a public nuisance on property located at 6111 Kirker Pass Road, Pittsburg.  (Greg Staffelbach, Building Inspection Department) (District V)

CONTINUED to January 25, 2005 hearing on the appeal of Alfred A. Affinito (Owner) from the decision of the County Abatement Officer declaring a public nuisance on property located at 6111 Kirker Pass Road, Pittsburg.

 

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

 

D.1      PUBLIC  COMMENT.  (3 Minutes/Speaker)  There were no requests to speak.

 

10:30 A.M.     Adjourn to Open Space Joint Powers Authority Meeting

 

10:45 A.M.     Reconvene as the Board of Supervisors

 

D.2      CONSIDER accepting the Draft Voluntary Clean Air Plan for North Central Contra Costa County, and authorizing Supervisors Uilkema and DeSaulnier to sign letters transmitting the Plan to city councils, school districts and other stakeholders in the study area for their review and comment.  (Hillary Heard, Community Development Department) (All Districts) 

ACCEPTED the Draft Voluntary Clean Air Plan for North Central Contra Costa County, and authorized Supervisors Uilkema and DeSaulnier to sign letters transmitting the Plan to city councils, school districts and other stakeholders in the study area for their review and comment; AUTHORIZED Supervisors Uilkema and DeSaulnier to sign letters transmitting the draft Voluntary Clean Air Plan for North Central Costa County to city Councils, school districts and other stakeholders in the study area for their review and comment on the plan; REQUESTED Community Development Department to make sure that if other clean air plans were undertaken in the future, they should include East County in the study area; MODIFIED the draft plan on page 3 -to read "Achievement of Health Standards Can Be Improved Through Voluntary Actions" vs Health Standards can be achieved through voluntary actions and REQUESTED Community Development Department to provide historical data for ozone and particulates for all air monitoring stations in Contra Costa County for the last ten years.

 

Closed Session

 

 

Board of Supervisors/Department Head Retreat

November 4, 2004   2:00 p.m.

50 Douglas Drive, 2nd Floor

Sequoia Room

Martinez, California

 

Contra Costa County Mayors’ Conference

November 4, 2004   6:30 p.m.

Hilton Hotel

1970 Diamond Blvd.

Concord, California

 

THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS WILL NOT MEET NOVEMBER 9, 16, 23, 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      ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/583 ratifying the prior decision of the Public Works Director to fully close a portion of Coventry Road on October 31, 2004 from 3:00 p.m. through 9:00 p.m., for the purpose of a Halloween block party, Kensington area. (District I)

 

C.2      ADOPT Traffic Resolution No. 2004/4089 declaring that no vehicle shall travel in excess of 20 miles per hour on that portion of Caballo Ranchero Drive, beginning at a point 0.15 miles west of Alameda Diablo and extending westerly 0.69 miles, Danville area.  (District III)

 

C.3      ADOPT Traffic Resolution No. 2004/4090 rescinding Traffic Resolution No. 3769 and declaring that no vehicle shall travel in excess of 35 miles per hour on that portion of Myrtle Drive, as the roadway falls under the California Vehicle Code as a residential area, Concord area. (District IV)

 

C.4      ADOPT Traffic Resolution No. 2004/4091 prohibiting parking at all times except for vehicles of individuals with disabilities (blue curb), on the east side of Rodeo Avenue, beginning at a point 200 feet north of the center line of Fourth Street and extending northerly a distance of 20 feet, Rodeo area. (District II)

 

C.5      ADOPT Traffic Resolution No. 2004/4092 prohibiting parking at all times except for vehicles of individuals with disabilities (blue curb), on the east side of Rodeo Avenue, beginning at a point 216 feet north of the center line of Third Street and extending northerly a distance of 20 feet, Rodeo area. (District II)

 

C.6      ADOPT Traffic Resolution No. 2004/4094 declaring parking for the loading and unloading of passengers (white curb) for five minutes, on the east side of Giaramita Street, at a point beginning 38 feet south of the centerline of Verde Avenue and extending southerly a distance of 85 feet, North Richmond area. (District I)

 

 Engineering Services

 

C.7      RA 02-01128:  AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to reimburse Hofmann Land Development Company for improvements completed on State Route 4, Byron Highway, and Point of Timber Road, Discovery Bay area.  (Discovery Bay West Project Traffic Mitigation Fees) (District III)

CONTINUED to November 30, 2004, RA 02-01128:  AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to reimburse Hofmann Land Development Company for improvements completed on State Route 4, Byron Highway, and Point of Timber Road, Discovery Bay area. 

 

C.8      SD 92-07737:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/584 approving the quitclaim deed for a drainage improvement project being developed by Kaufman and Broad of Northern California, Bay Point area. (District V)

 

C.9      SD 99-08379:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/585 approving the final map for project being developed by Camino Diablo Associates, Concord area. (District IV)

 

C.10    SD 00-08458:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/586 refunding labor and materials cash deposit for project being developed by Siavash Afshar, El Sobrante area. (District I)

 

Special Districts & County Airports

 

C.11    ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/587 accepting as complete the contracted work performed by O.C. Jones & Sons, Inc., for the Drainage Area 67, Rossmoor Basin Expansion Project, Walnut Creek area. (80% Drainage Area 67 and 20% City of Walnut Creek Funds) (District II)

 

C.12    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Chair, Board of Supervisors, to execute a reimbursement agreement with Blackhawk Nunn Active Adult Communities of Brentwood, L.P., in the amount of $386,000, effective July 15, 2004 and continuing in effect until developer is reimbursed for eligible amount, for the Deer Creek Basin gabion drop structure construction in Drainage Area 105, Brentwood area. (Drainage Area 105 Funds) (District III)

 

Statutory Actions

 

C.13    APPROVE minutes for the month of October.

 

C.14    DECLARE certain ordinances duly published.

 

Claims, Collections & Litigation

 

C.15    DENY claims of Jeffrey C. Bradley; Joseph Hickey and Gary Weisbrod; Rovene Zaika, a minor and Missy Coy, her mother; Betty Elliot; Adriana Jimenez, a minor and Janeen and Armando Jimenez (Parents); Richard A. Cordova; multiple claims by Kirk M. Valentine; CSE Insurance Company by: Coleen Quento; Carol Divita; Ronald E. Hall; Sharon M. Budd; David Raymond Ferreira II; Mercrey LaFayette; Eduardo Baker; Ruth Reeves, and late claim for Rachel Brown.  (All Districts)

 

C.16    RECEIVE report concerning the final settlement of Rosita Allen vs. Contra Costa County and AUTHORIZE payment from the Workers’ Compensation Trust Fund in the amount of $50,000, as recommended by the County Administrator.  (All Districts) 

 

Hearing Dates

 

C.17    FIX November 30, 2004 at 9:30 a.m. for a public hearing to adopt a traffic resolution for the overnight closure of Carquinez Scenic Drive and DIRECT the Public Works Director to mail written notices to the owner of each parcel adjacent to the roadway, Martinez area. (District II)

 

Honors & Proclamations

 

C.18    ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/539 proclaiming November 2004 as “Homeless Awareness Month in Contra Costa County”, as recommended by the Health Services Director.  (All Districts)

 

C.19    ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/538 honoring Sergeant Kevin Wise upon the occasion of his retirement from the Concord Police Department, as recommended by Supervisor DeSaulnier.  (District IV)

 

C.20    ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/588 honoring Douglas Tubb upon his retirement from the Crockett-Valona Sanitary District after serving 16 years as Director, as recommended by Supervisor Uilkema.  (District II)

 

Ordinances

 

C.21    ADOPT Ordinance No. 2004-39, introduced October 19, 2004, rezoning a 2.67 acre parcel located at 6615 Johnston Road, Tassajara area, from A-2 (General Agriculture) to A-40 (Exclusive Agriculture),  as recommended by the Community Development Department.  (District III)

 

Appointments & Resignations

 

C.22    ACCEPT the resignation of Elliott Smith from District IV seat on the Pacheco Municipal Advisory Council, DECLARE a vacancy, and direct the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy, as recommended by Supervisor DeSaulnier.  (District IV)

 

C.23    APPROVE the medical staff appointments and reappointments, as recommended by the Medical Executive Committee on October 18, 2004.  (All Districts)

 

C.24    RE-APPOINT Donna McClane as the District V Representative and Rob Talavera as the District V Alternate Representative to the Emergency Medical Care Committee, as recommended by Supervisor Glover.  (District V)  

 

C.25    RE-APPOINT Desiree Michael to the Family and Children’s Trust Committee, as recommended by Supervisor Glover.  (District V) 

 

C.26    ACCEPT the resignation of Mitchel Salmere from the Appointee #7 seat on the County Service Area P-2A Citizens Advisory Committee,  DECLARE a vacancy, and direct the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy, as recommended by Supervisor Greenberg.  (District III)

 

C.27    ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/540 appointing Supervisor Millie Greenberg as the County’s alternate representative to the East Contra Costa Regional Fee & Finance Authority, the Delta Diablo Sanitation District Governing Board, and the State Route 4 Bypass Authority; and appointing Supervisor Federal D. Glover as the County’s alternate representative to the East Contra Costa County Habitat Conservation Plan Association Executive Governing Board, all to terms ending December 31, 2004, as recommended by Supervisor Glover.  (Districts III, V)

 

C.28    ACCEPT the resignation of Christine Jenneiahn from the Appointee #4 seat on the Knightsen Town Advisory Council,  DECLARE a vacancy, and direct the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy, as recommended by Supervisor Greenberg.  (District III)

 

C.29    APPOINT Shirley Krohn and Natasha Ong to the At Large #2 and At Large #11 seats, respectively, on the Advisory Council on Aging, as recommended by the Advisory Council on Aging.  (All Districts)

 

Appropriation Adjustments  - 2004/2005 FY

 

C.30    Library (0620):  APPROVE Appropriation Adjustment No. 5038 authorizing new revenue in the amount of $42,500 from Board of Supervisors District IV and appropriating it to the Contra Costa County Library for support of the Early Literacy Project and the Lyceum Project, as requested by Supervisor DeSaulnier.  (District IV)

 

C.31    Board of Supervisors (1104):  APPROVE Appropriation Adjustment No. 5040 authorizing a transfer of appropriations in the amount of $20,000 from Board of Supervisors District IV to the Contra Costa County Homeless Program for support of the Single Adult Shelter, as recommended by Supervisor DeSaulnier.  (District IV)

 

C.32    Sheriff Agency (25):  APPROVE Appropriation Adjustment No. 5042 to re-appropriate funding as required by the Board approval of the Fiscal Year 2004/2005 Phase II reductions, including a $631,704 expenditure reduction and a $3,775,000 increase in revenue from Proposition 172, a $500,000 increase in revenue from the federal government for housing criminal aliens, a $213,040 increase in revenue from Keller Canyon Mitigation funds and a $556,096 transfer from the Sheriff’s Capital Project Account.  (All Districts)

 

C.33    Probation (0310):  APPROVE Appropriations Adjustment No. 5031 authorizing a revenue decrease in the amount of $1,270,753 from State and Federal sources and adjust appropriations to reflect anticipated expenditures based on current caseloads in out-of-home placements.  (All Districts)

 

Personnel Actions

 

C.34    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 19787 reclassifying one Social Services Program Analyst position to a Personnel Services Assistant III and one Eligibility Work Supervisor I position to a Personnel Services Assistant II in the Employment and Human Services Department, as recommended by the Assistant County Administrator-Human Resources Director.  (Cost savings) (All Districts)

 

C.35    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 19776 to ADD one Fire EMS (Emergency Medical Services) Quality Improvement Coordinator position in the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District, as recommended by the Assistant County Administrator-Human Resources Director.  (Budgeted) (All Districts)

 

C.36    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 19777 and 19778 reclassifying a Registered Nurse Advanced Level to a Charge Nurse, canceling one vacant Charge Nurse position, and adding one Registered Nurse Experienced Level position in the Health Services Department.  (No Additional Cost) (All Districts)

 

C.37    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 19764 to RECLASSIFY one Network Administrator I position to Network Administrator II in the General Services Department.  (Reduction in contract services) (All Districts)

 

C.38    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 19763 adding one Information Systems Specialist III position in the Community Services Department, as recommended by the Assistant County Administrator-Human Resources Director.  (49% State Child Development fund; 51% Federal Head Start funds) (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.39    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, on behalf of the Workforce Development Board, to apply for and accept grant funding from the Walter S. Johnson Foundation in the amount of $200,000 to create and implement a Career Pathways Program for after school workers in Contra Costa County for the period January 1, 2005 through January 1, 2007.  (No County match)  (All Districts)

 

C.40    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with First 5 Contra Costa Children and Families Commission in the amount of $180,000 to support the Home Visiting Program for eligible families and children for the period July 1, 2004 through June 30, 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.41    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the County Assessor, or designee, to execute a contract with Assessment Evaluation Services (AES) in the amount of $375,000 for Phase III of the computer automated appraisal system for the period November 15, 2004 through project completion.  (100% Property Tax Administration funds)

 

C.42    APPROVE conditional allocation of $200,000 in Fiscal Year 2004/2005 HOME Housing Development Assistance Funds to Eden Housing, Inc., and AUTHORIZE the Deputy Director-Redevelopment Agency, or designee, to execute the necessary legal documents for the Hercules Senior Apartment Housing Project.  (District II)

 

C.43    AUTHORIZE the Community Development Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Bryn Samuel in the amount of $50,000 for solid waste planning services for the period November 16, 2004 through November 15, 2005.  (100% Solid Waste Franchise and Operator fees) (All Districts)

 

C.44    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Halberto O’Connor in an amount not to exceed $39,502 to continue to provide outreach, referral, follow-up, data collection, translation and driving services for the Health Care to the Homeless Mobile Medical Team for the period November 1, 2004 through October 31, 2005.  (Budgeted, 100% Federal Healthcare for the Homeless Grant) (All Districts)

 

C.45    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the County Administrator, or designee, to execute a contract with Image X Enterprises, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $69,500 plus transactions surcharges for design, development, and hosting of electronic commerce applications for up to five County data systems for the period November 1, 2004 through October 31, 2005.  (Charges to User Departments) (All Districts)

 

C.46    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to issue a Request for Proposals in the approximate amount $250,000 for Medi-Cal call center consulting services for the period January 1 through December 31, 2005.  (Budgeted, 50% Federal, 50% State)  (All Districts)

 

C.47    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute contracts to continue to provide professional anesthesiology services at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center.  (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 12.6% County, 87.4% Patient/Third Party Revenues) (All Districts)

 

                 Contractor                                                   Amount Not to Exceed                                Term

                 Paul H. Kwok, D.O.                                   $1,080,000                10/1/2004 through 9/30/2007

                 Anthony C. Cheng, M.D.                             $1,080,000                10/1/2004 through 9/30/2007

                 Craig Nielsen, M.D.                                    $1,080,000                10/1/2004 through 9/30/2007

                 Robert J. Lindsay, M.D.                              $   720,000                10/1/2004 through 9/30/2006

                 Mark Vukalcic, M.D.                 $   600,000                10/1/2004 through 9/30/2006

                 Chris Chen, M.D.                                        $   360,000                10/1/2004 through 9/30/2006

 

C.48    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Epic Systems, Inc., effective August 1, 2004, to increase the payment limit by $270,000 to a new payment limit of $1,690,000 to provide software enhancements and software licenses for additional County users with no change in the term of November 1, 2000 through March 31, 2006.  (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 12.6% County, 87.4% Patient/Third Party Revenues)  (All Districts)

 

C.49    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Cheryl Adams-Woodford in an amount not to exceed $103,000 to continue to provide project management, consultation, and technical assistance with the PeopleSoft General Ledger System for the period December 1, 2004 through November 30, 2005.  (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 12.6% County, 87.4% Patient/Third Party Revenues)  (All Districts)

 

C.50    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute novation contracts to provide therapeutic behavioral services to children 0-21 years of age who participate in the Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment program for the period July 1, 2004 through June 30, 2005 including an automatic extensions through December 31, 2005 (Budgeted, 50% Federal FFP Medi-Cal, 47% State EPSDT, 3% Mental Health Realignment) (All Districts):

 

                 Contractor                                                   Amount Not to Exceed               Extension Amount

                 Lincoln Child Center, Inc.                            $100,000                                   $  50,000

                 Family Stress Center, Inc.                            $300,000                                   $150,000

                 La Cheim School, Inc.                                 $200,000                                   $100,000

 

C.51    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with Youth Homes, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $450,000 to provide therapeutic behavioral services to children 0-21 years of age who participate in the Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment program for the period July 1, 2004 through June 30, 2005 including an automatic extension through December 31, 2005 in an amount not to exceed $225,000.  (Budgeted, 50% Federal FFP Medi-Cal, 45% State EPSDT, 5% Mental Health Realignment)  (All Districts)

 

C.52    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with Seneca Residential and Day Treatment Center, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $543,198 to continue to provide intensive crisis stabilization services to youth through the Mobile Crisis Response Teams for the period July 1, 2004 through June 30, 2005 including an automatic extension through December 31, 2005 in an amount not to exceed $271,599.  (Budgeted, 40% Federal FFP Medi-Cal, 40% State EPSDT, 20% Federal SAMHSA)  (All Districts)

 

C.53    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Debra J. DenHerder, M.D., effective November 1, 2004, to increase the payment limit by $55,556 to a new payment limit of $200,531 to provide additional hours of psychiatric services at the East County Child and Adolescent Mental Health Outpatient Clinic with no change in the term of March 1, 2004 through February 28, 2005.  (Budgeted, 50% Federal, 45% State, 5% County)  (All Districts)

 

C.54    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with Bay Area Community Resources, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $450,240 to continue to provide school-based mental health services to severely emotionally disturbed elementary-aged students and their families in East County for the period July 1, 2004 through June 30, 2005 including an automatic extension through December 31, 2005 in an amount not to exceed $225,120.  (Budgeted, 50% Federal FFP Medi-Cal, 45% State EPSDT, 5% Mental Health Realignment)  (Districts I and II)

 

C.55    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute contracts to provide job developer services for the Vocational Services Program for the period November 1, 2004 through October 31, 2005.  (Budgeted, 100% State Department of Rehabilitation)  (All Districts)

 

                 Contractor                                                                                                  Location                        Amount Not to Exceed

                 Duane Berger                                                                                   Central County                        $54,700

                 Andrew J. Douglass                                                                             West County                        $54,700

                 Leticia Guillen                              East County                                                                 $54,700

 

C.56    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Marci Boone in an amount not to exceed $36,780 to provide employment assistance services for the Vocational Services Program for the period November 1, 2004 through October 31, 2005.  (Budgeted, 100% State Department of Rehabilitation)  (All Districts)

 

C.57    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with Contra Costa Crisis Center, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $108,598 to continue to provide crisis intervention, suicide prevention, and mental health rehabilitative services for the period July 1, 2004 through June 30, 2005 including an automatic extension through December 31, 2005 in an amount not to exceed $54,299.  (Budgeted, 100% Mental Health Realignment)  (All Districts)

 

C.58    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with Edgewood Center for Children and Families, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $271,000 to continue to provide day treatment services to severely emotionally disturbed children for the period July 1, 2004 through June 30, 2005 including an automatic extension through December 31, 2005 in an amount not to exceed $135,500.  (Budgeted, 50% Federal FFP Medi-Cal, 40% State EPSDT, 10% Mental Health Realignment)  (All Districts)

 

C.59    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Bi-Bett Corporation in an amount not to exceed $221,043 to continue to provide perinatal and residential treatment services to pregnant and parenting women at Wollam House for the period July 1, 2004 through June 30, 2005.  (Budgeted, 93.3 % Federal Perinatal Set-Aside and Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment (SAPT), 6.7% County)  (Districts III and V)

 

C.60    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with YOH Health Care (dba YOH Services, L.L.C.) in an amount not to exceed $75,000 to provide temporary personnel to Contra Costa Regional Medical Center and Health Centers to provide nurse case management for the period November 1, 2004 through June 30, 2005.   (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 12.6% County, 87.4% Patient/Third Party Revenues)  (All Districts)

 

C.61    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the General Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with AEPC Group, L.L.C., in the amount of $48,822 for the Investment Grade Audit for proposed Energy Efficiency Improvements at the West County Detention Facility, 5555 Giant Highway, Richmond, for the period November 2, 2004 through February 28, 2005.  (Williams Settlement Funds restricted for energy efficiency improvements) (District I)

 

C.62    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the General Services Director, or designee, to execute the First Amendment to the contract with Ottolini-Booth & Associates Architects, Inc., to increase the payment limit by $12,430 to a new payment limit of $80,240 for tenant improvements at 2530 Arnold Drive, Martinez, for the Community Development Department's Redevelopment Agency. (Redevelopment Agency - Budgeted) (District II)

 

C.63    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the General Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with RBF Consulting in the amount of $45,755 to provide design and construction management services for the Iron Horse Greenspace/Respite Area Park, Pleasant Hill, for the Community Development Department for the period November 2, 2004 through February 10, 2005.  (No General Fund impact; 100% Redevelopment Agency and County Park Dedication funds) (District IV)

 

Leases

 

C.64    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the General Services Director, or designee, to execute a nine-month sublease, commencing October 1, 2004, with Shelter, Inc., of Contra Costa County in the amount of $30,060 for the County-leased premises at 2047 Arnold Industrial Way, Concord. (Revenue will accrue to the Health Services Department) (District IV)

 

C.65    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the General Services Director, or designee, to execute a nine-month lease, commencing October 1, 2004, with Shelter, Inc., of Contra Costa County in the amount of $5,400 for the County-owned premises at 1391 Shell Avenue, Martinez. (Revenue will accrue to the Health Services Department) (District II)

 

Other Actions

 

C.66    CONSENT to joint representation of County and other public agencies, nonprofit corporations or developers by Goldfarb & Lipman on various specified projects, as recommended by the County Counsel, and AUTHORIZE the County Counsel to execute the letter of consent.  (All Districts)

 

C.67    AUTHORIZE the Chair, Board of Supervisors, to execute a Hold Harmless Agreement with the East Bay Regional Park District for use of the Martinez Regional Park on Thursday, November 18, 2004 for the Employee Wellness Program’s Nineteenth Annual “Cold Turkey Trot” Fun Run and Fun Walk, and APPROVE awarding of prizes to County employees for Great American Smokeout activities.  (All Districts)

 

C.68    ACCEPT the fourth annual report on the Probation Department programs funded through the Juvenile Justice Crime Prevention Act, as requested by the County Probation Officer.  (All Districts)

 

C.69    ACCEPT Community Facilities District Administration Report on County of Contra Costa Community Facilities District No. 2001-1 (Norris Canyon), as required by Sections 50075.3 and 53411 of the California Government Code and recommended by the Auditor-Controller.  (District III) 

 

C.70    ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/589 authorizing the issuance of multi-family bonds in an amount not to exceed $15 million to finance the development of the Courtyards at Cypress Grove Apartments, Oakley, as recommended by the Community Development Director.  (100% reimbursement of County administrative costs from bond proceeds) (District V)

 

C.71    APPROVE the allocation of $2,800,000 in Fiscal Year 2004/2005 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG)/Housing Development Assistance Funds (HDAF) to Eden Housing for the Brentwood Senior Commons project in Brentwood, and AUTHORIZE the Deputy Director-Redevelopment, or designee, to execute the necessary legal documents required to complete the project.  (100% U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development funds) (District III)

 

C.72    ADOPT the Contra Costa Countywide Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan, as recommended by the Community Development Director.  (All Districts)

 

C.73    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.74    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.75    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 General Services Director. (District II)

 

C.76    ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/590 accepting as complete the contracted work performed by Fort Bragg Electric, Inc., for the upgrade of the UPS System, 30 Douglas Drive, Martinez, for the Department of Information Technology, as recommended by the General Services Director.  (District II)

 

C.77    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.78    CONTINUE the emergency action originally taken by the Board of Supervisors on August 17, 2004, regarding the repair of San Pablo Avenue Bridge at Rodeo Creek, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Rodeo area. (Local Road Funds) (District II)

 

Redevelopment Agency

 

C.79    AUTHORIZE the Redevelopment Director to submit the Redevelopment Agency’s 2003/2004 Annual Report of Financial Transactions to the State Controller, and to the State Department of Housing and Community Development.  (All Districts)

 

 

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

11-08-04

*12:30 p.m.

See above

Family & Human Services Committee

11-08-04

  Cancelled

See above

Internal Operations Committee

11-15-04

  Cancelled

See above

Finance Committee

11-22-04

11:30 a.m.

See above

Family & Human Services Committee

11-22-04

  2:00 p.m.

See above

 

 

*time change

 

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, November 2, 2004, 9:00 a.m. and thereafter

 

Board Chambers Room 107 and Room 105

Administration Building,

651 Pine Street, Martinez, California

 

 

 

A.              CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATORS

 

1.  Agency Negotiators: Leslie Knight and Keith Fleming.

 

Employee Organizations: Contra Costa County Employees’ Assn., Local No. 1; Am. Fed., State, County, & Mun. Empl., Locals 512 and 2700; Calif. Nurses Assn.; Service Empl. Int’l Union, Local 535; District Attorney’s Investigators Assn.; Deputy Sheriffs Assn.; United Prof. Firefighters, Local 1230; Physicians’ & Dentists’ Org. of Contra Costa; Western Council of Engineers; United Chief Officers Assn.; Service Empl. Int’l Union Health Care Workers, Local No. 250, and East County Firefighters’ Assn.

 

2.  Agency Negotiators:  Leslie Knight and John Sweeten.

 

Unrepresented Employees: All unrepresented agency management employees   (Resolution No. 2004/196, including its Exhibits), unrepresented nursing classification employees, and all other unrepresented agency employees.

 

B.                  CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL--EXISTING LITIGATION  (Gov. Code, § 54956.9(a))

1.  Laurie Q., et al. vs. Contra Costa County, U. S. District Court No. C96-3483 MHP       

 

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