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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 26, 2004

The Board of Supervisors respects your time, and every attempt is made to accurately estimate when an item may be heard by the Board.  All times specified for items on the Board of Supervisors agenda are approximate.  Items may be heard later than indicated depending on the business of the day.  Your patience is appreciated.

 

PROJECTED

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9:00 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  -  “The closer one gets to the top, the more one finds there is no ‘top.’ ”  ~Nancy Barcus

 

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

 Approved as listed except as noted:  C.34, C.39.

                      

HOUSING AUTHORITY CONSENT ITEMS  Approved as listed

 

HA.1    ADOPT Housing Authority Resolution No. 5056 approving collection loss write-off in the amount of $33,033.42 for the quarter ending September 30, 2004, as recommended by the Advisory Housing Commission.  (All Districts)                                           

 

9:35 A.M.

 

PRESENTATIONS  Approved as listed

 

PR.1    PRESENTATION of the annual People Who Care Awards, recognizing exceptional individuals, organizations, businesses and communities of faith that have significantly contributed to making a positive change for those who are homeless in Contra Costa County.  (Homeless Continuum of Care Advisory Board) (All Districts)

 

PR.2    PRESENTATION to adopt Resolution No. 2004/581 honoring Dennis Graves, Deputy County Counsel, upon the occasion of his retirement from the County Counsel's Office after 32 years of exemplary service.  (Silvano Marchesi, County Counsel) (All Districts)

 

9:50 A .M.

 

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

 

SD.1    CONSIDER any Consent Items previously removed.

 

SD.2    HEARING on the establishment of an administrative fee for juvenile record sealing investigations conducted by the Probation Department, and on the adoption of Resolution No. 2004/559 establishing said fee at $120.  (Paula Hernandez, Probation Department) (All Districts)

CLOSED the hearing on the adoption of a fee not to exceed $120.00 for juvenile record sealing investigations conducted by the Probation Department pursuant to Section 781 of the Welfare and Institution Code; ADOPTED Resolution No.2004/559 approving establishment of an administrative fee of $120 as reimbursement for juvenile record sealing investigations; RECEIVED oral and written testimony regarding the proposed fee; and DIRECTED the County Administrator to augment the County’s legislative program with an initiative to obtain full cost recovery for juvenile record sealing services.

 

SD.3    CONSIDER directing the County Administrator and General Services Director to designate sites at 651 Pine Street for a perpetual plaque to honor Contra Costa County military personnel who have died in combat in the Middle East, and at 651 Pine Street and other locations to display a photo exhibit of Contra Costa military service personnel stationed overseas, as requested by Blue Star Mothers of Contra Costa; and directing the Veteran's Services Officer to coordinate with Blue Star Mothers of Contra Costa to maintain the perpetual plaque.  (Supervisor DeSaulnier) (All Districts)

RECOGNIZED the special contribution of our local Blue Star Mothers in supporting our soldiers fighting abroad and in perpetuating the memory of all the men and women who have served our Country as members of the Armed forces; COMMENDED the Blue Star Mothers for their special photo exhibit featuring the faces of dozens of soldiers now serving abroad; DIRECTED the County Administrator and the General Services Director to determine an appropriate space at 651 Pine Street for a two-month display of this collection of photos, and thereafter, with the assistance of the Contra Costa County Librarian, locate this display if possible at various County library sites; REFERRED to the City County Relations Committee the suggestion of additional presentations of this tribute throughout Contra Costa County and encourage all the cities of our County to join us in recognizing these brave men and women of our areas by welcoming the Blue Star Mothers exhibit with a location of honor for a similar period of time in their jurisdiction; AMENDED paragraphs 5 and 6 of the Board Order to read: ASKED the County Administrator and the Veterans Director Services Officer to coordinate with the District IV Office and Blue Star Mothers to designate a site of honor at the Soldiers Memorial in Pleasant Hill for a perpetual plaque to display the names of all persons from Contra Costa County who have lost their lives in either Iraq or Afghanistan; ASKED the County Administrator and the Veterans Services Officer to work on a temporary display for the lobby of the Board Chambers to recognize Contra Costa County citizens who have lost their lives in either Iraq or Afghanistan for this display to stay in the lobby until all the soldiers come home from those two combat areas.

 

SD.4    HEARING on the appeal of Union Pacific Railroad (Owner) from the decision of the County Abatement Officer declaring a public nuisance on property located at Nichols Road to Fairview Avenue, Bay Point.  (Fred Wright, Building Inspection Department) (District V)

CLOSED the public hearing on the appeal of Union Pacific Railroad (Owner) from the decision of the County Abatement Officer declaring a public nuisance on property located at Nichols Road to Fairview Avenue, Bay Point; AFFIRMED the determination of the County Abatement Officer of a public nuisance; ORDERED the property owners to abate the public nuisance by removing the weeds, trash, debris, rubbish and garbage, four horse trailers and one travel trailer, vehicle and discarded furniture, eight horses and twelve stables from the property within 30 days of notification of the Boards decision; DIRECTED the County Abatement Officer to complete the work of abatement if the property owner does not comply; and DIRECTED the County Abatement Officer to notify the property owners and each party appearing at today’s hearing of today’s action via first class mail.

 

SD.5    HEARING on the introduction of an ordinance adjusting the Contra Costa County and East Contra Costa Fire Protection District Fire Prevention Fee Schedule.  (Keith Richter, Chief, Contra Costa County Fire Protection District) (All Districts)

CLOSED the public hearing; and ADOPTED Ordinances 2004-07 and 2004-08, introduced October 5, 2004, adjusting the Fire Prevention Fee Schedule for the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District and the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District. (AYES: Supervisors Gioia, Uilkema, Greenberg and Glover; NOES:  None; ABSENT:  None; ABSTAIN: Supervisor DeSaulnier).

 

SD.6    CONSIDER accepting report from the Health Services Director on the status of the transition of the George Miller Centers.  (Wendel Brunner, M.D., Public Health Director)

ACCEPTED the oral report from the Health Services Department on the George Miller Centers transition planning and the written supplement to that oral report; DIRECTED the Health Services Department to return in 30 days to further report on the transition plans and timeline for the George Miller Centers; and REQUESTED Health Services Department to continue to meet with Local 1 on cost savings.

 

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

 

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

 

Jacky Collins, 4400 Gateway Road, Bethel Island, regarding flood plain management, and personal dissatisfaction with the level of District V Supervisor’s involvement.

 

D.2      CONSIDER authorizing the General Services Director to implement business practice improvements in the development and delivery of capital projects intended to improve contractor performance and enhance the efficient delivery of projects.  (Barton Gilbert, General Services Director) (All Districts)

AUTHORIZED the General Services Director to implement procedures to evaluate the performance qualifications of contractors, as permitted by State Law, prior to awarding construction contracts; DIRECTED the County Administrator to pursue with the help of the County’s legislative advocate and input from the local building construction industry and labor organizations, legislation that would lower the existing threshold in Public Contract Code Section 20133 for negotiated “best value” design-build construction projects from $20 million to $1 million; and AUTHORIZED the General Services Director to employ alternative project delivery such an negotiated “best value” design-build and “construction manager at-risk”, when appropriate.

 

11:00 A.M.

 

D.3      HEARING to consider recommendation of the County Planning Commission on the request by James and Jeanie Link (Applicants and Owners) for approval to rezone approximately 4.38 acres located at 999 North Gate Road, Walnut Creek area, from A-2 (General Agricultural) to R-40 (Single Family Residential, 40,000 square foot minimum lot size).  (Catherine Kutsuris, Community Development Department) (District III)

CLOSED the public hearing to consider recommendation of the County Planning Commission on the request by James and Jeanie Link (Applicants and Owners) for approval to rezone approximately 4.38 acres located at 999 North Gate Road, Walnut Creek area, from A-2 (General Agricultural) to R-40 (Single Family Residential, 40,000 square foot minimum lot size); FOUND the Negative Declaration for this project adequate and in compliance with the California Environment Quality Act and ADOPTED same; FOUND that the proposed rezoning is consistent with the General Plan; ADOPTED the findings of the County Planning Commission as contained in Resolution No. 25-2004; ADOPTED the findings contained in County Planning Commission Resolution No. 25-2004 as the basis for the Board’s action; INTRODUCED Ordinance No. 2004-40 giving effect to the aforesaid rezoning, and WAIVED the reading; and DIRECTED the Community Development Department to post a Notice of Determination with the County Clerk.

 

D.4      CONSIDER accepting report on the County’s progress toward reducing domestic and family violence and elder abuse through the “Zero Tolerance for Domestic Violence” initiative.  (Devorah Levine, County Administrator’s Office) (All Districts)

ACCEPTED report on the County’s progress toward reducing domestic and family violence and elder abuse through the “Zero Tolerance for Domestic Violence” initiative.

 

12:00 noon     Adjourn to Annual Luncheon with the Superior Court Judges, Family Law Center, 751 Pine Street, 2nd Floor Conference room

 

1:15 P.M.      Reconvene at Administration Building, 651 Pine Street, Board Chambers, Room 107

 

D.5      CONTINUED HEARING on the Administrative Appeal by Tamara and Paul Attard (Applicant and Appellant) from the decision of the Health Officer denying an individual (septic) system within 1,000 feet or less from a water reservoir or tributary stream, for property located at 1000 Fish Ranch Road, Orinda.  Applicant requests continuance to June 7, 2005.  (Ken Stuart, Health Services Department) (District II)

CONTINUED HEARING to June 7, 2005 the Administrative appeal by Tamara and Paul Attard (Applicant and Appellant) from the decision of the Health Officer denying an individual (septic) system within 1,000 feet or less from a water reservoir or tributary stream, for property located at 1000 Fish Ranch Road, Orinda. 

 

Closed Session

 

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 Chair, Board of Supervisors, to execute a Joint Exercise of Powers Agreement with the City of Brentwood in the amount of $450,000, to construct a soft median on Vasco Road, for the period beginning October 26, 2004 until such time that all obligations of the agreement are met, Brentwood area. (City of Brentwood funds) (District III)

 

C.2      ACCEPT the San Francisco Bay Trail Carquinez Strait Segment Development Plan and SUPPORT efforts to obtain funding to implement the plan, as recommended by Supervisor Uilkema, Martinez area. (District II)

 

C.3      APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Parsons Brinckerhoff Construction Services, Inc., effective October 1, 2004, to increase the payment limit by $55,000 to a new payment limit of $130,000 for subdivision inspection and construction management services, Countywide. (Developer fees) (All Districts)

 

C.4      ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/571 accepting as complete the contracted work performed by Chrisp Company for the Vasco Road Median Project, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Byron area. (91% City of Brentwood Funds and 9% County of Alameda Funds) (District III)

 

C.5      APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Principal Real Property Agent to execute the Relocation Assistance Claim form with Chipman Corporation for moving expenses in the amount of $7,009, and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to charge the project the sum of $7,009 in connection with the State Route 4 East, Railroad Avenue to Loveridge Road Project, Pittsburg area. (Contra Costa Transportation Authority Funds) (District V)

 

C.6      RESCIND Resolution No. 2004/4 adopted on January 6, 2004, and ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/572 approving and authorizing the conveyance of County interest in real property to the State of California, and authorizing the Chair, Board of Supervisors, to execute a Grant Deed on behalf of the County in connection with the widening of State Route 4 at Bixler Road for the development of Subdivision 8456, Discovery Bay area. (No funding involved) (District III)

 

C.7      APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a Second Amendment to Grant of Easement, and any monthly holdover thereof, with the East Bay Municipal Utility District (EBMUD), to extend the term from October 31, 2004 through January 31, 2005 and to increase the payment limit by $58,880, to extend the temporary construction easement to better accommodate EBMUD’s construction and installation of a 69” water pipeline in the County’s San Ramon Transportation Corridor, in connection with the South Broadway portions of the EBMUD/Walnut Creek/San Ramon Improvement Project, Alamo area. [$58,880 revenue to be deposited into the Southern Pacific Right of Way Special Revenue Fund (138800)] (District III)

 

C.8      APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director to execute a contract amendment with the County Redevelopment Agency to increase the payment limit by $343,250 to a new payment limit of $2,609,500 and extend the term of the contract to July 31, 2005 for Phase III of the North Broadway Area infrastructure project in the Bay Point Redevelopment Project Area.  (100% Redevelopment Agency funds) (District V) (See C.84)

 

Engineering Services

 

C.9      SD 00-08456:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/573 accepting completion of public improvements and declaring certain roads (the widening of Bixler Road) as County roads for project being developed by Pacific/Bowie-Tracy II, Byron area. (District III)

 

C.10    SD 00-08456:   ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/574 accepting completion of improvements for subdivision agreement (right-of-way landscaping) on Bixler Road for project being developed by Pacific/Bowie-Tracy II, Byron area. (District III)

 

Special Districts & County Airports

 

C.11    DETERMINE that the Drainage Area 13/Line F-1 Storm Drain Improvement Project is a California Environmental Quality Act  Class 3(d) Categorical Exemption; APPROVE the project and AUTHORIZE the Chief Engineer, Flood Control and Water Conservation District, or designee, to advertise the project, Alamo area. (Drainage Area 13 Funds) (District III)

 

Claims, Collections & Litigation

 

C.12    DENY claims of S.B.C.-Maryann Candini; amended claim for CCS A/S/O American States A/S/O  John Rusca.  (All Districts)

 

Hearing Dates

 

C.13    ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/575 accepting the Engineer’s Report for County Service Area L-100, SD 8755 and fixing a hearing for December 14, 2004 at 9:30 a.m. to consider levying an assessment for additional parcels to be annexed, North Richmond area. (County Service Area L-100 Funds) (District I)

 

C.14    ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/576 accepting the Engineer’s Report for County Service Area L-100, SD 8687 and fixing a hearing for December 14, 2004 at 9:30 a.m. to consider levying an assessment for additional parcels to be annexed, El Sobrante area. (County Service Area L-100 Funds) (District I)

 

C.15    ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/577 accepting the Engineer’s Report for County Service Area L-100, MS 01-0023 and fixing a hearing for December 14, 2004 at 9:30 a.m. to consider levying an assessment for additional parcels to be annexed, Concord area. (County Service Area L-100 Funds) (District IV)

 

C.16    ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/578 accepting the Engineer’s Report for County Service Area L-100, MS 01-0008 and fixing a hearing for December 14, 2004 at 9:30 a.m. to consider levying an assessment for additional parcels to be annexed, Alamo area. (County Service Area L-100 Funds) (District III)

 

Honors & Proclamations

 

C.17    ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/537 recognizing John Stevenson on the occasion of his retirement as City Manager for the City of Brentwood, as recommended by Supervisor Greenberg.  (District III)

 

C.18    ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/579 proclaiming October 24–30, 2004 as “Lead Poisoning Prevention Week” in Contra Costa County, as recommended by the Health Services Director.  (All Districts)

 

Ordinances

 

C.19    ADOPT Ordinance No. 2004-38, introduced October 12, 2004, rezoning 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), as recommended by the Community Development Director.  (District III)

 

Appointments & Resignations

 

C.20    ACCEPT the resignation of Ben Martin, DECLARE vacant the District IV seat on the Pacheco Municipal Advisory Council, and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy, as recommended by Supervisor DeSaulnier.  (District IV)

 

C.21    ACCEPT the resignation of Elly Eutropius,  DECLARE vacant the District IV-Alternate seat on the Pacheco Municipal Advisory Council, and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy, as recommended by Supervisor DeSaulnier.  (District IV)

 

C.22    ACCEPT the resignation of Robert Spaulding, DECLARE vacant the At Large #4 seat on the Alcohol and Other Drugs Advisory Board, and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy, as recommended by the Health Services Director.

 

C.23    ACCEPT the resignation of Charlotte Perry, DECLARE vacant Seat #10 on the Human Relations Commission, and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy, as recommended by the Human Relations Commission.  (All Districts)

 

C.24    ACCEPT the resignation of Rosalie M. Walker Levinson, DECLARE vacant Seat #15 on the Human Relations Commission, and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy, as recommended by the Human Relations Commission.  (All Districts)

 

C.25    RE-APPOINT Thomas D. Brumleve, Arthur O. Jensen, and Dwight Meadows to the Contra Costa Resource Conservation District  Board of Directors, as recommended by the Internal Operations Committee.  (All Districts)

 

C.26    APPOINT Jatinderpal K. Hundal and Richard J. Parsons to At Large seats on the Public and Environmental Health Advisory Board, as recommended by the Internal Operations Committee.  (All Districts)

 

C.27    APPOINT Sophia Lever, as the representative of disabled persons, to the Advisory Council on Equal Employment Opportunity, as recommended by the Internal Operations Committee.  (All Districts)

 

C.28    APPOINT Robert Goldman to an At Large seat on the Alcohol and Other Drugs Advisory Board, as recommended by the Internal Operations Committee.  (All Districts)

 

C.29    RE-APPOINT Cathy Cratty to the Consumer Under 60 #1 seat and Ethel Dotson to the Consumer 60 or Older #2 seat on the In-Home Supportive Services Public Authority Advisory Committee, as recommended by the Internal Operations Committee.  (All Districts)

 

C.30    APPOINT Addie D. Rogers, Richard Steinfeld, and Debra Shorter-Jones to At Large seats, and Monique Smith to the Medi-Cal seat, on the Managed Care Commission, as recommended by the Internal Operations Committee.  (All Districts)

 

C.31    APPOINT Crystal Ponce to an At Large seat on the Countywide Youth Commission, as recommended by the Internal Operations Committee.  (All Districts)

 

Appropriation Adjustments  - 2004/2005 FY

 

C.32    Cooperative Extension (0630):  APPROVE Appropriations Adjustment No. 5027 authorizing new revenue in the amount of $500 from the donation of Contra Costa County Deputy Sheriff’s Association and increasing appropriations for the Countywide Youth Commission.  (All Districts)

 

C.33    Sheriff Agency (0255, 0300, 0359, 0362):  APPROVE Appropriations and Revenue Adjustment No. 5024 to re-appropriate funding within the Sheriff’s Office budget based on a $4,000,000 reduction to salary and benefit accounts and a $1,100,000 reduction to service and supplies accounts as approved by the Board of Supervisors in the Fiscal Year 2004/2005 Final Budget.  (No change to Net County cost) (All Districts)

 

C.34    Sheriff Agency (0255):  APPROVE Appropriations and Revenue Adjustment No. 5023 to reduce expenditures by $32,519 and recognize a $50,000 decrease in revenue from the City of Richmond and an increase of $17,481 in revenue from P-6 Zones CAB for the Sheriff’s Office Air Support Unit.  (All Districts)

FAILED to achieve required 4/5 vote of the Board for approval of Appropriations and Revenue Adjustment No. 5023 of (Sheriff Agency (0255)) to reduce expenditures by $32,519 and recognize a $50,000 decrease in revenue from the City of Richmond and an increase of $17,481 in revenue from P-6 Zones CAB for the Sheriff’s Office Air Support Unit. (AYES: I, IV, V  NOES: II, III    ABSENT: None  ABSTAIN: None )

 

C.35    Revenue-General County (0005)/Justice System Programs (0325):  AUTHORIZE the Auditor-Controller to reduce the Designation for Litigation and Audit Exceptions and APPROVE Appropriations Adjustment No. 5026 authorizing the transfer of appropriations in the amount of $1,005,680 to Justice System Programs for payment to the State for the penalty associated with the County Court Revenue Audit.  (All Districts)

 

Personnel Actions

 

C.36    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 19773 to CANCEL three Deputy Public Defender IV positions and ADD three Deputy Public Defender I positions in the Public Defender’s Office.  (Cost savings, Budgeted) (All Districts)

 

C.37    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 19744 to, effective January 17, 2005, cancel three Deputy Public Defender I positions and add three Deputy Public Defender IV positions in the Public Defender’s Office.  (Budgeted) (All Districts)

 

C.38    ESTABLISH the General Services Department class of Facilities Maintenance Manager and allocate it to the Salary Schedule, RECLASSIFY one Assistant Building Maintenance Manager position to Facilities Maintenance Manager, ABANDON the class of Building Maintenance Manager and cancel one position, and ABANDON the class of Assistant Building Maintenance Manager, as recommended by the Assistant County Administrator-Human Resources Director.  (No net County cost) (All Districts)

 

C.39    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 19768 retitling the Health Services Department class of Accredited Records Technician to Registered Health Information Technologist.  (No cost)  (All Districts)

RELISTED to an undetermined date consideration to adopt Position Adjustment Resolution No. 19768 retitling the Health Services Department class of Accredited Records Technician to Registered Health Information Technologist.

 

Grants & Contracts

 

APPROVE and AUTHORIZE execution of agreements between the County and the following agencies for receipt of funds and/or services:

 

C.40    ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/580 approving and authorizing the County Probation Officer to submit Contra Costa County’s Application for Approval of the County’s Comprehensive Multi-agency Juvenile Justice Plan and execute a grant award contract and any extensions and amendments thereto, pursuant to State guidelines, with the California Board of Corrections in the amount of $47,787 for Federal Juvenile Justice Challenge Funding activities for the period July 1, 2004 through June 30, 2005. (No County match) (All Districts)

 

C.41    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Building Inspection Director to execute a contract with the City of El Cerrito to provide the city enhanced building inspection related services for the period September 1, 2004 through August 31, 2005 and each year thereafter unless terminated by the County or the city.  (100% reimbursement from City of El Cerrito) (District I)

 

C.42    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to apply for and accept National Highway Traffic Safety Administration grant funding from the National Association of Area Agencies on Aging in the amount of $3,000 for the Driving Wellness Over 60 Program for the period November 15, 2004 through September 15, 2005.  (No County Match)  (All Districts)

 

C.43    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director to accept funding from Y & H Soda Foundation in the amount of $15,170 for the Bay Point Promotora Dental Education Project for the period October 1, 2004 through September 30, 2005.  (No County match)  (Districts IV and V)

 

C.44    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to apply for and accept Emergency Shelter Grant funding from the Community Development Department in an amount not to exceed $10,000 for the operation of the Calli House Homeless Youth Shelter Program for fiscal year 2004/2005.  (No County match)  (All Districts)

 

C.45    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with the State Department of Rehabilitation, effective July 1, 2004, to increase the payment limit by $766,542 to a new payment limit of $1,206,233 for the Vocational Services Program, with no change in the term of July 1, 2003 through June 30, 2006.  (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.46    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Building Inspection Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Robert Bernal, effective October 26, 2004, to increase the payment limit by $60,000 to a new payment limit of $84,900 and to extend the term from October 26, 2004 to December 31, 2005 to provide additional inspection services.  (CDBG/contract city revenues) (All Districts)

 

C.47    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Building Inspection Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Maureen Flores, effective October 21, 2004, to increase the payment limit by $70,000 to a new payment limit of $94,900 and to extend the term from October 21,2004 to December 31, 2005 to provide neighborhood preservation services.  (CDBG/contract city revenues) (All Districts)

 

C.48    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Development Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Hultgren-Tillis Engineers in the amount of $436,000 to provide geotechnical field inspection and consultation for the Delta Coves Project; and to execute a contract among the County, Bethel Island Municipal Improvement District and Duc Housing Partners, Inc., related to the provision of geotechnical services for the Delta Coves Project, Bethel Island area.  (Developer fees) (District V)

 

C.49    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the County Probation Officer to execute a contract amendment with the Interfaith Council of Contra Costa County, effective October 1, 2004, to increase the payment limit by $7,272 to a new payment limit of $126,036 to provide for the continuation of counseling and chaplaincy services at the Juvenile Hall Complex and the Orin Allen Youth Rehabilitation Facility, with no change in the term of January 1, 2002 through December 31, 2004.  (Budgeted) (All Districts)

 

C.50    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Building Inspection Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Frank Wiseputra, effective October 22, 2004 to increase the payment limit by $65,500 to a new payment limit of $90,000 and to extend the term from April 30, 2005 to December 31, 2005 for additional plan review services.  (Plan review fees) (All Districts)

 

C.51    APPROVE the Workforce Development Board's contract with the Employment and Human Services Department as the fiscal and administrative agent of the Contra Costa One-Stop Consortium (CCOSC) in the total amount not to exceed $2,275,000 to provide One-Stop workforce development operations, adult services and dislocated worker services as the Contra Costa One-Stop System Operator and Direct Service Provider for the period November 1, 2004 through June 30, 2005.  (Budgeted, 100% Federal WIA) (All Districts)

 

C.52    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Gurmeet Singh in an amount not to exceed $42,500 to provide administrative support services to the Volunteer and Emergency Services Program, West County, for the period October 26, 2004 through October 25, 2005.  (Budgeted, 40% Federal, 40% State, 20% County)  (Districts I and II)

 

C.53    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Language Line Services, Inc., to increase the payment limit by $30,000 to a new payment limit of $74,000 to provide an increased level of comprehensive multi-lingual telephone-based interpreter services to limited English proficient clients, with no change in the term of October 1, 2002 through June 30, 2005.  (Budgeted, 40% Federal, 40% State, 20% County)  (All Districts)

 

C.54    RATIFY purchase of services from Ella Stevenson and AUTHORIZE the Auditor-Controller to pay the $5,887.67 outstanding balance for Ready-to-Work Clothes Closet Program Development coordination services for the period July 1, 2003 through June 30, 2004.  (40% Federal, 40% State, 20% County)  (All Districts)

 

C.55    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute contracts with Susan Lutz, M.F.T., and Jacqueline Schwartzman, M.F.T., each in an amount not to exceed $50,000 to provide Medi-Cal specialty mental health services for the period November 1, 2004 through June 30, 2006.  (Budgeted, 49% State, 51% Federal FFP Medi-Cal)  (All Districts)

 

C.56    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Laura Ing in an amount not to exceed $41,560 to continue to provide mediation and liaison services for the AB 3632 Program and special education school programs for the period November 1, 2004 through October 31, 2005.  (Budgeted, 100% State AB 3632)  (All Districts)

 

C.57    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Neelam Sachdev, M.D., in an amount not to exceed $200,060 to provide professional psychiatric services for East County Children’s Mental Health and Psychiatric Emergency Services for the period November 1, 2004 through October 31, 2005.  (Budgeted, 100% Mental Health Realignment)  (Districts III and V)

 

C.58    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Recovery Management Services, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $187,866 to continue to provide transitional residential program services for the Conditional Release Program (CONREP) for the period October 1, 2004 through June 30, 2005.   (Budgeted, 100% State CONREP)  (All Districts)

 

C.59    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Phoenix Programs, Inc., effective October 1, 2004, to increase the payment limit by $149,271 to a new payment limit of $512,096 to provide evaluation and healthcare services to additional homeless clients, with no change in the term of September 30, 2004 through September 29, 2005.  (Budgeted, 100% Federal SAMHSA)  (All Districts)

 

C.60    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Deliverex, Inc., effective October 26, 2004, to increase the payment limit by $120,000 to a new payment limit of $718,000 and to extend the term from October 31, 2004 to April 30, 2005 to provide additional off-site medical records storage and retrieval services.  (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 12.6% County, 87.4% Patient/Third Party Revenues)  (All Districts)

 

C.61    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Dobri Kiprov, M.D., Inc., effective October 1, 2004, to increase the payment limit by $100,000 to a new payment limit of $200,000 to provide additional apheresis (blood separation) services, with no change in the term of April 1, 2004 through March 31, 2005.  (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 12.6% County, 87.4% Patient/Third Party Revenues)  (All Districts)

 

C.62    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Northern California Health Care Systems in a amount not exceed $83,340 to continue to provide oncology services for patients referred by Contra Costa Regional Medical Center physicians for the period October 1, 2004 through September 30, 2005.  (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 12.6% County, 87.4% Patient/Third Party Revenues)  (All Districts)

 

C.63    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Angelica Matamoros, effective October 18, 2004, to increase the payment limit by $20,007 to a new payment limit of $42,687 and to extend the term from January 31 to October 31, 2005 to provide additional health education services to the Spanish-speaking community at the Bay Point Family Health Center.   (Budgeted, 100% March of Dimes, Y&H Soda Foundation, New Kid, and Antioch Women’s Club Grant)  (District V)

 

C.64    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Diablo Heart and Lung Surgical Medical Group in an amount not to exceed $50,000 to continue to provide cardiovascular and thoracic surgery services to Contra Costa Health Plan Members for the period November 1, 2004 through October 31, 2005.  (Budgeted, Enterprise II: 5.9% County, 94.1% Health Plan Member Premiums)  (All Districts)

 

C.65    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Sharon Jones, M.D., in an amount not to exceed $50,000 to continue to provide professional primary care services to Contra Costa Health Plan Members for the period October 1, 2004 through September 30, 2005.  (Budgeted, Enterprise II: 5.9% County, 94.1% Health Plan Member Premiums)  (All Districts)

 

C.66    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Family Planning Specialists, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $50,000 to continue to provide obstetrics and gynecology services to Contra Costa Health Plan members for the period November 1, 2004 through October 31, 2005.  (Budgeted, Enterprise II: 5.9% County, 94.1% Health Plan Member Premiums)  (All Districts)

 

C.67    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Wade Cartwright, M.D., in an amount not to exceed $40,000 to continue to provide otolaryngology services to Contra Costa Health Plan Members for the period November 1, 2004 through October 31, 2005.  (Budgeted, Enterprise II: 5.9% County, 94.1% Health Plan Member Premiums)  (All Districts)

 

C.68    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Contra Costa Cardiology Medical Group, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $75,000 to provide cardiology services to Contra Costa Health Plan members for the period November 1, 2004 through October 31, 2005.  (Budgeted, Enterprise II: 5.9% County, 94.1% Health Plan Member Premiums)  (All Districts)

 

C.69    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Chair, Board of Supervisors, to execute a contract amendment with Universal Building Services to increase the payment limit by $30,725, to a new payment limit of $85,660, and to extend the term from October 31, 2004 to October 31, 2005, for routine street sweeping services once per month, Central/East County areas. (County Watershed Program Funds) (Districts III and IV)

 

C.70    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Chair, Board of Supervisors, to execute a contract with Universal Building Services in the amount of $50,880 to provide once per month routine street sweeping services for the period November 1, 2004 through October 31, 2005, Alamo, Walnut Creek, Pleasant Hill, Lafayette and Danville areas. (County Watershed Program Funds) (Districts II, III and IV)

 

C.71    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Chair, Board of Supervisors, to execute a contract amendment with Universal Building Services, to increase the payment limit by $56,700 to a new payment limit of $169,650, and to extend the term from October 31, 2004 to October 31, 2005, for routine street sweeping services once per month, West County areas. (County Watershed Program Funds) (Districts I and II)

 

Other Actions

 

C.72    AUTHORIZE the Auditor-Controller to issue a warrant in the amount of $41,400 to the Ambrose Recreation and Park District from the Park Dedication Trust Fund to help finance the installation of basketball courts at Ambrose Park in Bay Point, as recommended by the Community Development Director.  (District V)

 

C.73    DECLARE as surplus, and AUTHORIZE the Purchasing Agent, or designee, to dispose of vehicles and equipment no longer needed for public use, as recommended by the General Services Director.  (All Districts)

 

C.74    APPROVE amendments to the Conflict of Interest Code for the Community Development Department, as recommended by County Counsel.  (All Districts) 

 

C.75    APPROVE amendments to the Conflict of Interest Code for the Central Contra Costa Transit Authority, as recommended by County Counsel.  (All Districts) 

 

C.76    APPROVE amendments to the Conflict of Interest Code for the Contra Costa County Housing Authority, as recommended by County Counsel.  (All Districts) 

 

C.77    APPROVE amendments to the Conflict of Interest Code for the Auditor-Controller’s Office, as recommended by County Counsel.  (All Districts) 

 

C.78    APPROVE amendments to the Conflict of Interest Code for the Office of Education, as recommended by County Counsel.  (All Districts) 

 

C.79    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.80    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.81    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.82    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.83    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.84    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Redevelopment Director to execute a contract amendment with Contra Costa County to increase the payment limit by $343,250 to a new payment limit of $2,609,500 and extend the term to July 31, 2005 for Phase III of the North Broadway Area infrastructure project in the Bay Point Redevelopment Project Area.  (Budgeted) (District V) (See C.8)

 

 

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.

 

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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

11-01-04

  9:00 a.m.

See above

 

 

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