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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         OCTOBER 12, 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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10:00 A.M.      Convene, call to order and opening ceremonies.

There were no Closed Session announcements

 

Inspirational Thought  -  “Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it.”  ~Henry David Thoreau

 

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

 Approved as listed except as noted:  C.35

                      

HOUSING AUTHORITY CONSENT ITEMS    Approved as listed

 

HA.1    EXERCISE option to extend by one year the lease with Contra Costa County for use of the premises at 94A Medanos Avenue, Bay Point, by the County Head Start Program for the period July 1, 2004 through June 30, 2005 at a rate of $480 per month, and AUTHORIZE the Housing Authority Executive Director to execute the lease renewal.  (District V)             

 

10:05 A.M.

 

PRESENTATIONS     Approved as listed

 

PR.1    PRESENTATION to adopt Resolution No. 2004/545 recognizing the Town Hall Theatre of Lafayette on being an honoree at the AC5 Arts and Culture Commission recognition celebration.  (Supervisor Uilkema) (District II)

 

PR.2    PRESENTATION to adopt Resolution No. 2004/546 proclaiming October 23-31, 2004 as RED RIBBON WEEK in Contra Costa County in recognition of tobacco, alcohol, and drug prevention programs and activities.  (Harold Parsley, Chair, Alcohol and Other Drugs Advisory Board) (All Districts)

 

PR.3    PRESENTATION to adopt Resolution No. 2004/547 proclaiming October 14, 2004 as “Lights on Afterschool Day in Contra Costa County”.  (Supervisors DeSaulnier and Gioia) (All Districts)

 

URGENCY ITEM:  By unanimous vote, with the Supervisors present, the following urgency items were added:

 

U.I     ADOPTED Resolution No. 2004/570 proclaiming the existence of a local emergency and public health hazard in Contra Costa County due to the influenza vaccine shortage; The Board ACCEPTED the report from the Health Services Department on Influenza Vaccine Shortage; AUTHORIZED Dr. William Walker, M.D., Health Services Director and Health Officer, to declare a Public Health Emergency; DIRECTED all Health Care Providers in Contra Costa County to limit Influenza Vaccination to persons in high-risk categories; DIRECTED Health Care Providers to refrain from vaccinating healthy individuals not at high risk of serious illness or death from influenza; and DIRECTED the Health Services Department to work with health care providers and the community to ensure the limited supply of influenza vaccine is utilized to protect the most high-risk individuals in Contra Costa.

 

10:20 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    HEARING on the appeal of Leda Cavallo (Owner) from the decision of the County Abatement Officer declaring a public nuisance on property located at 3275 Wells Road, Oakley area.  (Terry Plys, Building Inspection Department) (District V)

TOOK NO ACTION on the appeal of Leda Cavallo (Owner) from the decision of the County Abatement Officer declaring a public nuisance on property located at 3275 Wells Road, Oakley area, as recommended by the County Abatement Officer.

 

SD.3    CONSIDER approving recommendations regarding the siting of a full California State University Campus in Contra Costa County and taking actions in furtherance of that goal.  (Supervisor DeSaulnier) (All Districts)

CONSIDERED approving recommendations regarding the siting of a full California State University Campus in Contra Costa County and take actions in furtherance of that goal; The Board SUPPORTED the siting of a regional California State University campus in Contra Costa County; REFERRED the matter for discussion to Family and Human Services Committee; REQUESTED Community Development to report on any potential opportunities; REQUESTED CSU, Hayward to start discussions with Alameda County to talk about the name change.

 

SD.4    CONSIDER acknowledging receipt of report from the Juvenile Systems Planning Advisory Committee entitled, “Contra Costa East County Juvenile Court Services:  Improving Efficiency and Public Access”, as recommended by the Family and Human Services Committee. (Dorothy Sansoe, County Administrator’s Office) (All Districts)

ACKNOWLEDGED receipt of report from the Juvenile Systems Planning Advisory Committee entitled, “Contra Costa East County Juvenile Court Services:  Improving Efficiency and Public Access; and REFERRED the East Bay Community Foundation’s Disproportionate Sentencing Initiative to the Family and Human Services Committee.

 

SD.5    ACCEPT report from the Community Services Department on the current status of Head Start income eligibility in Contra Costa County, as recommended by the Family and Human Services Committee.  (Supervisor DeSaulnier) (All Districts)

ACCEPTED report from the Community Services Department on the current status of Head Start income eligibility in Contra Costa County, as recommended by the Family and Human Services Committee; REQUESTED that the legislative agenda both at the State and Federal levels be modified by raising the ceiling to 15%;  REQUESTED the Family and Human Services Committee to explore the suggestion of permitting Contra Costa County employees who wanted a safe place for their kids and were willing to pay to supplement the County Headstart Centers by placing their children in the Centers for paid childcare services.

 

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

 

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

 

Mariska Henneberque, 424 Shaw Road, Walnut Creek, regarding elderly abuse in Senior communities, specifically Walnut Creek; regarding Influenza vaccine, and editorial comment in Contra Costa Times dated September 26, 2004 regarding pension reform.

 

Rollie Katz, Public Employees’ Union, Local One, regarding influenza vaccine and Contra Costa Times editorial on Pension Reform;

 

 

11:00 A.M.

 

D.2      HEARING to consider recommendation by the San Ramon Valley Regional Planning Commission to approve the application of Tom Powers (Applicant) and Linda M. Standen Family Trust (Owners), to rezone a small portion of a 5.11 acre parcel located at 300 Lark Lane, Alamo area, from A-2 (General Agriculture) to P-1 (Planned Unit Development) to allow the second unit on the site to be applied for under the P-1 zoning provision.  (Dennis M. Barry, Community Development Director) (District III)

CLOSED the public hearing; ACCEPTED the  recommendation by the San Ramon Valley Regional Planning Commission to approve the application of Tom Powers (Applicant) and Linda M. Standen Family Trust (Owners), to rezone a small portion of a 5.11 acre parcel located at 300 Lark Lane, Alamo area, from A-2 (General Agriculture) to P-1 (Planned Unit Development) to allow the second unit on the site to be applied for under the P-1 zoning provision, with an added Condition of Approval  that applicant will ensure property is not subdivided in the future; FOUND the Negative Declaration prepared for the project to be adequate for the purposes of compliance with the California environmental Quality Act and ADOPTED the same; INTRODUCED Ordinance No. 2004-38 giving effect to the aforesaid rezoning, and WAIVED the reading; ADOPTED the findings contained in the San Ramon Valley Regional Planning Commission Resolution No. 18-2004 as the basis for the Board’s action; and DIRECTED the Community Development Department to post the Notice of Determination with the County Clerk.

 

Closed Session

 

1:00 P.M.

 

D.3      CONTINUED HEARING on the County-initiated General Plan Amendment and Rezoning to bring conformance with the ALUC’s Airport Land Use Compatibility Plan.  (Patrick Roche, Community Development Department) (Districts III, IV) To be continued and re-noticed for an undetermined date.

CONTINUED to an undetermined date the hearing on the County-initiated General Plan Amendment and Rezoning to bring conformance with the ALUC’s Airport Land Use Compatibility Plan. 

 

AJ.1    Adjourned in memory of Darlene Allen.

 

 

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 revised County Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Program and ADOPT goals for United States Department of Transportation (Federal Highway Administration and Federal Aviation Administration funded projects, Countywide, as recommended by the Public Works Director. (No fiscal impact) (All Districts)

 

Engineering Services

 

C.2      MS 99-00004:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/548 accepting completion of warranty period and release of cash deposit for faithful performance for project being developed by DeNova Homes, Walnut Creek area, as recommended by the Public Works Director. (District III)

 

C.3      RA 03-01155:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/549 approving the road improvement agreement for Bixler Road project being developed by Hofmann Land Development Company, Byron area, as recommended by the Public Works Director. (District III)

 

C.4      SD 97-08058:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/550 accepting completion of warranty period and release of cash deposit for faithful performance for project being developed by Essex Portfolio, L.P., Pleasant Hill area, as recommended by the Public Works Director. (District IV)

 

C.5      SD 97-08133:   ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/551 approving the third extension of the subdivision agreement for project being developed by Shapell Industries of Northern California, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area, as recommended by the Public Works Director. (District III)

 

C.6      SD 99-08150:   ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/552 approving the second extension of the subdivision agreement for project being developed by Windemere BLC Land Company, L.L.C., San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.7      SD 99-08150:   ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/553 approving the second extension of the subdivision agreement for right-of-way landscaping project being developed by Windemere BLC Land Company, L.L.C., San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area, as recommended by the Public Works Director. (District III)

 

C.8      SD 04-08580:   ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/554 approving the final map and subdivision agreement for project being developed by Hofmann Land Development Company, Byron area, as recommended by the Public Works Director. (District III)

 

C.9      SD 04-08580:   ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/555 accepting grant deed of development rights  for creek structure setback project being developed by Hofmann Land Development Company, Byron area, as recommended by the Public Works Director. (District III)

 

C.10    SD 04-08580:   ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/556 approving the subdivision agreement for right-of-way landscaping project being developed by Hofmann Land Development Company, Byron area, as recommended by the Public Works Director. (District III)

 

C.11    SD 04-08827:   ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/557 approving the final map and subdivision agreement for project being developed by Hofmann Land Development Company, Byron area, as recommended by the Public Works Director. (District III)

 

Special Districts & County Airports

 

C.12    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Chief Engineer, Contra Costa County Flood Control and Water Conservation District, or designee, on behalf of the Contra Costa Clean Water Program, to execute a contract with Eisenberg, Olivieri & Associates in the amount of $141,500 to provide technical consulting services for the period July 1, 2004 through June 30, 2005, Countywide. (Cities and County Stormwater Utility Fee Assessments) (All Districts)

 

C.13    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Chief Engineer, Flood Control and Water Conservation District, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with William Self Associates, Inc., effective October 1, 2004 to increase the payment limit by $250,000 to a new payment limit of $360,000 to provide archaeology assessment and mitigation, and construction monitoring services for the Rossmoor Basin Expansion Project, Central County area.  (75% Drainage Area 67/Rossmoor Basin and 25% City of Walnut Creek Funds) (District II)

 

Claims, Collections & Litigation

 

C.14    DENY claims of Keith Spencer; Bonnie Andrews; and Paul A. Barnes.  (All Districts)

 

C.15    RECEIVE report concerning the final settlement of Thomas Spencer vs. Contra Costa County and AUTHORIZE payment from the Workers’ Compensation Trust Fund in the amount of $28,420, as recommended by the County Administrator.  (All Districts)

 

Honors & Proclamations

 

C.16    ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/501 proclaiming October 17, 2004 as “Arts Recognition Day in Contra Costa County”, as recommended by the Arts and Culture Commission.  (All Districts)

 

C.17    ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/502 proclaiming October 11-17, 2004 as California-Mexico Binational Health Week in Contra Costa County, as recommended by Supervisor Glover.  (All Districts)

 

Appointments & Resignations

 

C.18    APPOINT Lynn Hogan to the District IV-C seat on the Alcohol and Other Drugs Advisory Board, as recommended by Supervisor DeSaulnier.  (District IV)

 

C.19    APPOINT Karen Sloma to the District IV Family Member seat on the Mental Health Commission, as recommended by Supervisor DeSaulnier.  (District IV)

 

C.20    RE-APPOINT Guy Schuelke as the District IV representative to the Emergency Medical Care Committee, as recommended by Supervisor DeSaulnier.  (District IV)

 

C.21    APPOINT Daniel Abizeid as the District V-B Youth representative to the Countywide Youth Commission, as recommended by Supervisor Glover.  (District V-B)

 

C.22    APPOINT Becky Thomas to the Appointee 4 seat of the County Service Area R-10 Citizens Advisory Committee, as recommended by Supervisor Uilkema.  (District II)

 

C.23    RE-APPOINT Harold D’Ambrogia to the District II seat of the Assessment Appeals Board, as recommended by Supervisor Uilkema.  (District II)

 

C.24    ACCEPT resignation of Gerald Bedsole from the Alcohol and Other Drugs Advisory Board, DECLARE vacant the District II-B seat, and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy, as recommended by Supervisor Uilkema.  (District II)

 

C.25    RE-APPOINT Allan Tobias to the District II seat of the Emergency Medical Care Committee, as recommended by Supervisor Uilkema.  (District II)

 

C.26    ACCEPT resignation of David Johnson from the In Home Supportive Services Public Authority Advisory Committee, DECLARE vacant the Consumer Under 60 #2 seat, and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy, as recommended by the In Home Supportive Services Public Authority Advisory Committee.  (All Districts)

 

C.27    APPOINT Michael Shimansky to the City #2 seat and Mindell Lewis Penn to the City #2 Alternate seat on the Hazardous Materials Commission, as recommended by the Hazardous Materials Commission.  (All Districts) 

 

C.28    APPROVE the medical staff appointments and reappointments as recommended by the Medical Executive Committee on September 20, 2004.  (All Districts)

 

C.29    RE-APPOINT Brenda Barnhart to the Youth Commission seat on the County Library Commission, as recommended by the Countywide Youth Commission.  (All Districts)

 

Appropriation Adjustments  - 2004/2005 FY

 

C.30    Sheriff-Emergency Services (0362):  APPROVE Appropriations Adjustment No. 5021 authorizing new revenue in the amount of $3,597,629 from the Fiscal Year 2004 State Homeland Security Grant program and new appropriations for the purchase of equipment, autos and trucks, and services and supplies, in accordance with the State-approved budget.  (All Districts)

 

C.31    Building Inspection (0341):  APPROVE Appropriations Adjustment No. 5025 authorizing new revenue in the amount of $30,450 from accumulated depreciation and estimated salvage and appropriating it to Building Inspection to replace two damaged vehicles not included on the Vehicle Master Replacement List for Building Inspection, as recommended by the General Services Director.  (All Districts) (See C.62) 

 

C.32    Building Inspection (0341):  APPROVE Appropriations Adjustment No. 5014 authorizing new revenue in the amount of $17,903 from accumulated depreciation and estimated salvage and appropriating it to Building Inspection to replace a vehicle on the Vehicle Master Replacement List for Building Inspection, as recommended by the General Services Director.  (All Districts) 

 

C.33    General Services (0063):  APPROVE Appropriations Adjustment No. 5020 authorizing new revenue in the amount of $122,321 from accumulated depreciation and estimated salvage and appropriating it to Fleet Operations to purchase eight vehicles on the Vehicle Master Replacement List for the District Attorney’s Office (four vehicles) and the Probation Department (four vehicles), as recommended by the General Services Director.  (All Districts)

 

C.34    General Services (0063):  APPROVE Appropriations Adjustment No. 5019 authorizing new revenue in the amount of $9,511 from accumulated depreciation and estimated salvage and appropriating it to Fleet Operations to purchase a vehicle on the Vehicle Master Replacement List for Cooperative Extension , as recommended by the General Services Director.  (All Districts)

 

C.35    Public Works – Airport (0841, 0842):  APPROVE Appropriations Adjustment No. 5018 transferring appropriations in the amount of $7,000 from Airport Operations to Airport Fixed Assets for the purchase of radio equipment for a vehicle.  (All Districts)

CORRECTED TO READ:  Public Works – Airport Fixed Assets (0841, 0843):  APPROVED Appropriations Adjustment No. 5018 transferring appropriations in the amount of $7,000 from Airport Operations to Airport Fixed Assets for the purchase of radio equipment for a vehicle;

 

Personnel Actions

 

C.36    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 19767 adding one Clinical Laboratory Scientist I position in the Health Services Department.  (Cost offset by overtime and temporary salary savings) (All Districts)

 

C.37    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 19770 adding one Computer Aided Drafting Operator position in the Assessor’s Department.  (GIS Revenues) (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.38    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to accept a Hedge Fund Cares Grant in the amount of $50,000 to support the Child Welfare Redesign Plan for the period July 1, 2004 through June 30, 2005.  (No County match) (All Districts)

 

C.39    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Sheriff-Coroner, or designee, to execute a contract with Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District in an amount not to exceed $2,107,089 for the first year of the contract, to provide security services for its facilities, employees, and patrons in Contra Costa County for the period October 1, 2004 through September 30, 2009, and make related findings.  (100% cost reimbursement)

 

C.40    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to apply for and accept federal Emergency Shelter Grant funding in the amount of $90,000 from the Contra Costa County Community Development Department for the County’s Homeless Shelter Program at the Richmond site for fiscal year 2004/2005.  (100% County match; Budgeted)  (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 Chief Information Officer of Department of Information Technology, or designee, to execute a contract with Cherry Road Technologies in the amount of $63,640 for assistance with installation of the upgrade of People Soft System for the period October 10 through November 30, 2004.  (Budgeted) (All Districts)

 

C.42    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Sheriff-Coroner, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Quinn Electronics to increase the payment limit by $10,000 to a new payment limit of $64,000 to provide upgrades to the satellite television service at the Martinez and West County Detention Facilities, with no change to the contract term.  (100% Inmate Welfare Funds) (Districts I, II)

 

C.43    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Sheriff-Coroner, or designee, to execute a contract with Alfred Gene Haney in an amount not to exceed $34,320 to provide abandoned vehicle abatement services for the period October 1, 2004 through June 30, 2005.  (100% Abandoned Vehicle Program funds) (All Districts)

 

C.44    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Sheriff-Coroner, or designee, to execute a contract with Stacie L. Fenn in an amount not to exceed $31,247 to provide mutual aid coordination services for the period October 1, 2004 through September 30, 2005.  (Budgeted)

 

C.45    AUTHORIZE the Community Development Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Aspen Madrone effective October 13, 2004 to increase the payment limit by $66,000 to a new payment limit of $90,800, and to extend the term from October 16, 2004 to October 15, 2005, for continuing monitoring of County creeks and watersheds.  (All Districts)

 

C.46    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with First Baptist Church to increase the payment limit by $29,639 to a new payment limit of $1,885,920 for additional Head Start Delegate Agency services, with no change in the term of January 1 through December 31, 2004.  (Budgeted, 80% Federal, 20% In-kind Match; no net cost to the General Fund)  (District V)

 

C.47    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Andrea Bivens in an amount not to exceed $46,822 to continue to provide graphic design services to the Public Health Community Wellness & Prevention Program for the period November 1, 2004 through October 31, 2005.  (Budgeted, 100% State Bioterrorism Grant)  (All Districts)

 

C.48    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Ruth C. Belden-Burk, effective October 1, 2004, to increase the payment limit by $12,675 to a new payment limit of $62,347 to provide additional consultation and technical services to the Emergency Medical Services Division on the First Responder Quality Improvement Project, with no change in the term of February 1, 2004 through January 31, 2005.  (Budgeted, 100% CSA-EM1 Measure H funds)  (All Districts)

 

C.49    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with Neighborhood House of North Richmond, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $339,984 to continue to provide substance abuse detoxification and residential treatment program services to adult clients for the period July 1, 2004 through June 30, 2005.  (Budgeted, 90.3% Federal Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment, 9.7% County Alternative to General Assistance Program)  (All Districts)

 

C.50    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Melinda Moore (dba M. K. Associates) in an amount not to exceed $18,000 to continue to provide grant writing and research studies services for the period October 1, 2004 through June 30, 2005.  (Budgeted, 100% Federal Safe and Drug Free Schools and Communities Grant)  (All Districts)

 

C.51    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with HomeBase - The Center for Common Concerns, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $190,000 to continue to provide Homeless Continuum of Care planning and resource development services for the period October 1, 2004 through September 30, 2005.  (Budgeted, 26.3% Federal SAMHSA, 73.7% County)  (All Districts)

 

C.52    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Greater Richmond Interfaith Program, Inc., effective September 30, 2004, to increase the payment limit by $426,765 to a new payment limit of $1,284,836 and to extend the term from June 30 to September 30, 2005 to provide for continuing operation of the youth emergency shelters.  (Budgeted, 100% Federal)  (All Districts)

 

C.53    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Agostini & Associates, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $1,000,000 to continue to provide temporary nursing registry services for Contra Costa Regional Medical Center and Contra Costa Health Centers for the period November 1, 2004 through October 31, 2005.  (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 12.6% County, 87.4% Patient/Third Party Revenues) (All Districts)

 

C.54    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Quest Diagnostic, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $250,000 to continue to provide outside clinical laboratory services for Contra Costa Regional Medical Center and Contra Costa Health Centers for the period November 1, 2004 through October 31, 2005.  (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 12.6% County, 87.4% Patient/Third Party Revenues) (All Districts)

 

C.55    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with San Francisco Radiology Medical Group, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $1,200,000 to provide professional radiology physician services for Contra Costa Regional Medical Center and Health Centers for the period October 1, 2004 through September 30, 2007.  (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 12.6% County, 87.4% Patient/Third Party Revenues) (All Districts)

 

Other Actions

 

C.56    RATIFY designation of Jason Crapo, Capital Facilities Administrator, as the County Construction Administrator with signature authority for contracts, contract amendments, invoices, progress reports and other documents related to the Contra Costa County Juvenile Hall Expansion Project, as recommended by the County Administrator.  (All Districts)

 

C.57    DISBAND the Ad Hoc Revenue Enhancement Committee, as recommended by the County Administrator.  (All Districts) 

 

C.58    APPROVE amendments to the Conflict of Interest Code for the Health Services Department, as recommended by County Counsel.  (All Districts)

 

C.59    ALLOCATE $153,963 in Fiscal Year 2004/2005 and 2005/2006 Emergency Shelter Grant (ESG) funds, and AUTHORIZE the Deputy Director-Redevelopment, or designee, to enter into specified Fiscal Year 2004/2005 and Fiscal Year 2005/2006 ESG contracts for ESG projects.  (100% U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development funds) (All Districts)

 

C.60    APPROVE the Employee Recognition and Sick Leave Incentive programs currently offered by the General Services Department and AUTHORIZE the General Services Director to allocate County funds in an annual amount not to exceed $2,000 to these programs.  (All Districts)

 

C.61    ACCEPT report from the County Administrator on the siting of the proposed District Attorney Headquarters building; APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the County Administrator to execute contract amendments to secure additional architectural and project management services for the design development phase of the building project, and take related actions (All Districts):

 

            Contractor                             Increase                          New Payment Limit           Service

            Kava Massih Architects         $174,000                        $343,750                          architectural design

            URS Corporation                   $  78,000                        $560,214                          project management

 

C.62    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Purchasing Agent, or designee, to purchase two hybrid trucks for the Building Inspection Department.  (All Districts) (See C.31)

 

C.63    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute an Unpaid Student Training Agreement with Samuel Merritt College to provide public health nursing field experience to Nursing Program students for the period September 6, 2004 through September 30, 2007.  (All Districts)

C.64    APPROVE the Contra Costa Health Plan 2004 Quality Management Program; and AUTHORIZE the Chair, Board of Supervisors, to sign the 2004 Program Description, the 2004 Work Plan and the 2003 Program Evaluation on behalf of the Board.  (All Districts)

 

C.65    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.66    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.67    ADOPT recommendation of the General Services Director to consent to the substitution of the electrical subcontractor for the Ironhorse Greenspace/Respite Area Project, Pleasant Hill, for the Community Development Department. (District IV)

 

C.68    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.69    ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/558 authorizing the issuance and sale, on behalf of the Mt. Diablo Unified School District, of Fiscal Year 2004/2005 Tax and Revenue Anticipation Notes in an amount not to exceed $25,000,000. (District IV)

 

C.70    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.71    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.72    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Redevelopment Director to execute a Developer Sales Agreement with KB Homes pursuant to conditions of approval related to affordable housing for Subdivision 038755, North Richmond area.  (No impact on the General fund) (District I)

 

 

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.

 

Internal Operations Committee

10-18-04

9:00 a.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, October 12, 2004, 10:00 a.m. and thereafter

 

Board Chambers Room 107 and Room 105

Administration Building,

651 Pine Street, Martinez, California

 

 

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

1.      Contra Costa County vs. Damé Construction Company, Inc., et al., C.C.C. Superior Court No. C 02-00067

2.      Contra Costa County vs. Kaufman and Broad of Northern California, Inc., et al.,  C.C.C. Superior Court No. C 02-01979

3.      California Side By Side Society, et al. v. Contra Costa County, et al., U. S. District Court No. C 04-2198 EMC