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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           SEPTEMBER 14, 2004

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

PROJECTED

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9:30 A.M.        Convene and announce adjournment to Closed Session, Room 105.

There were no Closed Session announcements

 

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

 

Inspirational Thought  -  “In America, anybody can be president.  That’s one of the risks you take.”  Adlai Stevenson, Statesman (1900-1965)

 

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

Approved as listed except as noted:  C.13, C.28, C.30, C.38, C.56, C.123, and C.129.

                      

HOUSING AUTHORITY CONSENT ITEMS   Approved as listed

 

HA.1    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Housing Authority Executive Director to execute a contract with the Office of the Sheriff in an amount not to exceed $138,000 to provide dedicated security personnel at the Housing Authority housing developments of Las Deltas in Richmond and Bayo Vista in Rodeo for the period April 1, 2004 through March 31, 2005.  (Budgeted) (Districts I, II)                       

 HA.2   ADOPT Housing Authority Resolution No. 5054 approving collection loss write-off in the amount of $16,686.96 for the quarter ending June 30, 2004, as recommended by the Advisory  Housing Commission.  (All Districts)

           

HA.3    APPROVE additions, deletions, reclassifications, and salary adjustments for specific job classifications for the Housing Authority of the County of Contra Costa, as recommended by the Executive Director and County Human Resources Director.  (Budgeted) (All Districts)

 

10:05 A.M.

 

URGENCY ITEM:  By unanimous vote, with the Supervisors present, the following urgency item was added: 

 

U.1           SUPPORTED state legislation sponsored by Senator Tom Torlakson to designate Vasco Road in Far East County as a Safety Enhancement-Double Fine Zone.

 

 

PRESENTATIONS   Approved as listed

 

PR.1    PRESENTATION to adopt Resolution No. 2004/457 proclaiming September 2004 as “Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month in Contra Costa County”.  (Supervisor Greenberg) (All Districts)

 

PR.2    PRESENTATION to adopt Resolution No. 2004/458 proclaiming September 15 through October 15 as “National Hispanic Heritage Month in Contra Costa County”.  (Supervisor Glover) (All Districts)

 

10:15 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 proposed Police Service Special Taxes for County Service Area P-6, adoption of Resolution  No. 2004/427 authorizing election therefor and formation of Zone 3001, Subdivision SD038755, and adoption of Ordinance No. 2004-34 establishing a fee for the Police Service District, North Richmond area.  (Dennis M. Barry, Community Development Director) (District I)

 CLOSED the public hearing on proposed Police Service Special Taxes for County Service Area P-6; ADOPTED Resolution No. 2004/427 authorizing election therefor and formation of Zone 3001, Subdivision SD038755; and ADOPTED Ordinance No. 2004-34 establishing a fee for the Police Service District, North Richmond area.

 

SD.3    CONSIDER approving the recommendation of the Health Services Director to transfer the operations of the Concord Single Adult Shelter and the Concord Family Shelter to the Bay Area Rescue Mission and the operations of the Martinez Family Shelter to Shelter, Inc.  (Wendel Brunner, M.D., Public Health Director) (Annual savings approximately $1.2 million) (All Districts)

DIRECTED to transfer the operations of the Martinez Family Shelter and the Concord Family Shelter to the Bay Area Rescue Mission and allow the County Homeless Program to continue to operation of the Concord single adult facility at a reduced capacity of 30 beds at an additional County cost of $150,000 for the remainder of the fiscal year; DIRECTED the County Administrator to return to the Board with recommendations for funding and identified sources of funding; and DIRECTED the Health Services to concurrently report back to the Board on a transition plan and a plan to raise the additional $150,000 for full capacity funding for the rest of the year; and DIRECTED staff to continue to meet with the Rescue Mission, Faith Works, the Central Labor Council and the Affordable Housing Trust Fund Trustees regarding the Concord facility and other facilities in Central and East County.

 

SD.4    CONSIDER accepting report and recommendations regarding the County’s experience in implementing and administering the Board’s policy requiring project labor agreements on construction projects costing in excess of $1 million, as recommended by the Internal Operations Committee.  (Supervisor Uilkema)

ACCEPTED the report regarding the County’s experience in implementing and administering the Board’s policy requiring project labor agreements (PLA) on construction projects costing in excess of $1 million; DIRECTED the County Administrator to report back to the Internal Operations Committee in one year with an update on performance under the PLA policy, and that the report include data on project completion date and final project costs for all construction projects since the inception of the PLA policy; and FURTHER DIRECTED that data on subcontractors be included in the report as well as that of the contractors.

 

SD.5    CONSIDER opposing Propositions 68 and 70, which would expand gambling casinos in California and restrict the state’s right to control gambling under the tribal-state compacts, as recommended by California State Association of Counties.  (Sara Hoffman, County Administrator’s Office) (All Districts)

OPPOSED Propositions 68 and 70, which would expand gambling casinos in California and restrict the state’s right to control gambling under the tribal-state compacts, as recommended by California State Association of Counties (CSAC); and DIRECTED that the action taken today by the Board be communicated to CSAC.

 

SD.6    CONSIDER adoption of Resolution No. 2004/459 supporting Proposition 1A, Protect Local Taxpayers and Public Safety, a constitutional amendment that limits the State’s ability to reduce local government revenues or impose unfunded service mandates, as recommended by the California State Association of Counties.  (Sara Hoffman, County Administrator’s Office) (All Districts)

ADOPTED Resolution No. 2004/459 supporting Proposition 1A, Protect Local Taxpayers and Public Safety, a constitutional amendment that limits the State’s ability to reduce local government revenues or impose unfunded service mandates and DIRECTED that the action taken today by the Board be communicated to CSAC.

 

SD.7    HEARING on the appeal of Robin A. Manzenko (Owner) from the decision of the County Abatement Officer declaring a public nuisance on property located at 2388 Dolan Way, San Pablo.  (Tyrone Ridgle, Building Inspection Department) (District II)

REMOVED consideration of the appeal of Robin A. Manzenko (Owner) from the decision of the County Abatement Officer declaring a public nuisance on property located at 2388 Dolan Way, San Pablo as recommended by the County Abatement Officer; and DIRECTED staff to continue to work with the owner and the mortgage company,

 

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:

Allan Katz  - regarding denial by  Animal Services Director Mike Ross for custody of his dog, for which he believes he has met all the conditions for the return of an alleged dangerous animal;

Scott Benedict – regarding the recent attempts to enforce dock regulations, particularly permits, and his belief that enforcement attempts are a  waste of County resources.

 

Closed Session

 

1:00 P.M.

 

D.2      CONTINUED HEARING of an appeal of the East County Regional Planning Commission’s decision to approve a request to construct a new family residence at #5005 Discovery Point Boulevard, in the Discovery Bay area, on a substandard lot with a variance requested to allow a portion of the residence to have three stories (where a maximum of 2-1/2 stories is allowed), and a design review for purposes of determining neighborhood compatibility.  (Catherine Kutsuris, Community Development Department) (District II)  

CLOSED the public hearing the appeal of James H. Hall of the decision of  the East County Regional Planning Commission’s to approve a request to construct a new family residence at #5005 Discovery Point Boulevard, in the Discovery Bay area; REQUESTED large scale maps of the elevations of the building footprint on the parcel and a rendering showing the deck and the adjacent decks as they relate to the rear wall of the building on the adjacent lots at the earliest opportunity; and CONTINUED consideration of the matter to September 21, 2004 at 1:00 p.m.

 

1:30 P.M.

 

D.3      CONTINUED HEARING on the adoption of Resolution No. 2004/405 to grant the petition for partial tentative cancellation of Land Conservation (Williamson Act) Contract No., AP# 4-76 for the Humphrey Ranch, (County File #AP01-0001), submitted on behalf of the Humphrey Family Trust, to remove the property owner's obligations, and any successors in interest, to the enforceable restrictions on 24 acres of the 96.5 acre property located at 2900 Stone Valley Boulevard, Alamo.  (Patrick Roche, Community Development Department) (District III)

CLOSED the public hearing; ADOPTED Resolution No. 2004/405 to grant the petition for partial tentative cancellation of Land Conservation (Williamson Act) Contract No., AP# 4-76 for the Humphrey Ranch, submitted on behalf of the Humphrey Family Trust, to remove the property owner's obligations, and any successors in interest, to the enforceable restrictions on 24 acres of the 96.5 acre property located at 2900 Stone Valley Boulevard, Alamo; ACCEPTED the June 21, 2004 recommendations of the Zoning Administrator as contained in Resolution No. 20-2004 that the Final Environmental Impact Report is adequate and prepared consistent with State and County CEQA guidelines; CERTIFIED that the Final Environmental Impact Report is adequate and complete, and that the Board has considered the information contained therein prior to making a decision on the project; APPROVED the tentative cancellation or rescission of the Williamson Act Contract ; DIRECTED the Community Development Department to file a Notice of Determination and pay the filing fees to the County Clerk; AUTHORIZED the Community Development Department to proceed with General Plan Amendment and rezoning studies relating to a proposal for 39 residential lots and a stormwater detention basin for the 24 acre portion of the property;  with the understanding that the issues and proposed actions agreed to by the applicant, developer, and the Board on this day are to be implemented where ever possible in the future phases of this property reconfiguration.  

 

Adjourn in memory of Mick Bekowsky

 

Adjourn in memory of Don Brown

 

Adjourn to the Contra Costa County

Fish and Wildlife Committee’s Annual Barbecue

September 16, 2004   5:00 to 7:00 p.m.

Pereira Ranch

(west of Martinez near Alhambra Valley Road)

 

 

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. 2004/460 approving the conveyance of County surplus property; approving and authorizing the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute the specified sales agreements; and authorizing the Chair, Board of Supervisors, to execute the Grant Deeds in connection with the North Broadway Area Infrastructure Strip Conveyance Project – Phase III, Bay Point area.  (Contra Costa County Redevelopment Agency Funds) (District V)

 

C.2      ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/461 approving real property exchange; approving and authorizing the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute the specified sales agreements; and authorizing the Chair, Board of Supervisors, to execute the Grant Deeds in connection with the North Broadway Area Infrastructure Strip Conveyance Project – Phase III, Bay Point area. (Contra Costa County Redevelopment Agency Funds) (District V)

 

C.3      APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Principal Real Property Agent to execute the Relocation Assistance Claim forms with occupants at Security Public Storage located on Bliss Avenue for moving expenses in an amount totaling $4,493.75, and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to charge the project the sum of $4,493.75, in connection with the State Route 4 East, Railroad Avenue to Loveridge Road Project, Pittsburg area. (Contra Costa Transportation Authority Funds) (District V)

 

C.4      APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Principal Real Property Agent to execute the Relocation Assistance Claim forms with Chipman Corporation for moving expenses in the amount of $40,534, and AUTHORIZE the Auditor-Controller to process payment of $40,534 payable to Chipman Corporation in connection with the State Route 4 East, Railroad Avenue to Loveridge Road Project, Pittsburg area. (Contra Costa Transportation Authority Funds) (District V)

 

C.5      APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Burchard & Rinehart, effective September 17, 2004, to increase the payment limit by $50,000 to a new payment limit of $175,000 for appraisal and expert witness services in connection with the State Route 4 East, Railroad Avenue to Loveridge Road Project, Pittsburg area. (Contra Costa Transportation Authority Funds) (District V)

 

C.6      DETERMINE that the State Route 4 East at Somersville Road Grant Deed from Century Plaza Development Corporation is not subject to the California Environmental Quality Act pursuant to Article 5, Section 15061(b)(3); APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute the Purchase and Sale Agreement with Century Plaza Development Corporation; ACCEPT the Grant Deed from Century Plaza Development Corporation; AUTHORIZE the Auditor-Controller to issue a check in the amount of $397,270 payable to First American Title Company in connection with the State Route 4 East at Somersville Road Project, Pittsburg area. (Contra Costa Transportation Authority Funds) (District V)

 

C.7      ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/462 approving and authorizing the sale of surplus real property identified as Assessor’s Parcel No. 097-150-012, located on the southwest corner of Willow Pass Road and Goble Drive, with an estimated fair market value of $620,000 to the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District (CCCFPD); approving and authorizing the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute the Option Agreement with CCCFPD; and approving and authorizing the Chair, Board of Supervisors, to execute the Quitclaim Deed in connection with the Willow Pass Grade Project, Bay Point area. (Contra Costa Transportation Authority Revenue) (District V) (Consider with Item C.23)

 

C.8      ADOPT Traffic Resolution No. 2004/4076 rescinding Traffic Resolution No. 2562, which prohibited parking between 7:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m., Saturdays, Sundays and holidays except on the westerly side of Valley View Road, beginning at the Richmond city limits and extending southeasterly to the intersection of Pine Hill Drive, and return this area to a regular parking zone, El Sobrante area. (District I)

 

C.9      ADOPT Traffic Resolution No. 2004/4077 rescinding Traffic Resolution No. 2391 and establishing speed limits on specified portions of Sunset Road near Eden Plains Road, Brentwood area.  (District III)

 

C.10    ADOPT Traffic Resolution No. 2004/4078 establishing angle parking on the north side of Wanda Street, beginning at 2nd Street and extending easterly to 3rd Street; prohibiting parking at all times except for vehicles of individuals with disabilities (blue curb), on the north side of Wanda Street, beginning at a point 18 feet east of the eastern curb line of 2nd Street and extending easterly a distance of 14 feet, Crockett area. (District II)

 

C.11    ADOPT Traffic Resolution No. 2004/4079 rescinding Traffic Resolution No. 2548 and establishing speed limits on specified portions of San Pablo Avenue near Railroad Avenue, Rodeo/Crockett area.  (District II)

 

C.12    ADOPT Traffic Resolution No. 2004/4080 rescinding Traffic Resolution Nos. 1745 and 1746 and establishing speed limits on specified portions of Taylor Boulevard near the Pleasant Hill Road gore, Pleasant Hill area.  (District II)

 

Engineering Services

 

C.13    MS 96-00004: ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/463 accepting completion of private improvements for project being developed by Tineke Jacobsen, Walnut Creek area. (District III)

RELISTED to an undetermined date consideration to adopt Resolution No. 2004/463 accepting completion of private improvements for project being developed by Tineke Jacobsen,  MS 96-00004, Walnut Creek area. 

 

C.14    MS 00-00003: ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/464 approving the second extension of the subdivision agreement for project being developed by Gene R. Schmidt, Inc., Alamo area. (District III)

 

C.15    MS 03-00013: ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/465 approving the parcel map and subdivision agreement for project being developed by Suellen Schaumberg, Rodeo area. (District II)

 

C.16    RA 00-01103:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/466 accepting offer of dedication for slope easement for project being developed by Shapell Industries, Inc., San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.17    RA 00-01103:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/467 accepting offer of dedication for road purposes for project being developed by Shapell Industries, Inc., San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.18    RA 02-01132:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/468 accepting completion of public road improvements for project being developed by Hofmann Land Development Company, Discovery Bay area. (District III)

 

C.19    SD 98-08145:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/469 accepting completion of warranty period and release of cash deposit for project being developed by DeNova Homes, Inc., Walnut Creek area. (District IV)

 

C.20    ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/470 for the Richmond Parkway, authorizing acceptance of Deeds and declaring Richmond Parkway to be a County road, North Richmond area. (District I) 

 

C.21    ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/471 accepting offer of dedication for Del Hombre Lane, Pleasant Hill area. (District IV) 

 

C.22    RA 00-01094:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/472 accepting offer of dedication for roadway purposes for project being developed by Windemere BLC Land Company, LLC, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

Special Districts & County Airports

 

C.23    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Assistant Fire Chief, Contra Costa County Fire District, or designee, to execute the Option to Purchase Agreement with Contra Costa County; ACCEPT the Quitclaim Deed from Contra Costa County; and AUTHORIZE the Auditor-Controller to transfer funds from Contra Costa County Fire Protection District Capital Outlay Fund in the amount of $620,000 for property rights and $20,000 for administrative and advertising costs, in connection with the Willow Pass Grade Project, Bay Point area.  (CCCFPD Capital Outlay Funds) (District V) (Consider with Item C.7)

 

C.24    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute leases for hangars at Buchanan Field Airport with Taz Harvey and Mark Spowart effective August 1, 2004; Joe Keeton, effective August 27, 2004; and David Herrman and Andrew Morse, effective September 1, 2004; at the annual rate of $4,140 annually per T-hangar and $1,860 per shade hangar, Concord area.  (Airport Enterprise Fund Revenue) (District IV)

 

C.25    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 Panagraph in the amount of $275,000 for public education and industrial outreach activities mandated by the Joint Municipal National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Permits issued by the San Francisco Bay and Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Boards, for the period September 1, 2004 through June 30, 2005, Countywide. (Cities and County Stormwater Utility Fee Assessments) (All Districts)

 

Statutory Actions

 

C.26    APPROVE minutes for the month of August.

 

C.27    DECLARE certain ordinances duly published.

 

Claims, Collections & Litigation

 

C.28    DENY claims of Terry D. Buller; Corey Andre Pinkins; Mohinder Singh; Kevin Hollins/Dorothy Hollins; Regina Tamayo; Akiko Takeji; Rosalety Barnett; Barbara Clark; John A. Rusca; amended claim for Jennifer Pumphrey; and late claim for Maria Christie.  (All Districts)

CORRECTED TO READ:  DENIED claims of Terry D. Buller; Corey Andre Pinkins; Mohinder Singh; Kevin Hollins/Dorothy Hollins; Regina Tamayo; Akiko Takeji; Rosalety Barnett; Barbara Clark; John A. Rusca; amended claim for Jennifer Pumphrey; and amended claim for Terry D. Buller; and late claim for Maria Christie.

 

Honors & Proclamations

 

C.29    ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/473 congratulating Mark Gagliardi, named “Labor Activist of the Year”, by the Contra Costa County Central Labor Council and the Contra Costa Building and Construction Trades Council, as recommended by Supervisor Gioia.  (All Districts)

 

C.30    ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/474 congratulating Sal Rosselli, named the “Labor Leader of the Year”, at the Contra Costa AFL-CIO Labor-2-Labor dinner sponsored by the AFL-CIO and the Board of Supervisors, as recommended by Supervisor Gioia.  (All Districts)

CORRECTED TO READ:  ADOPTED Resolution No. 2004/474 congratulating Sal Rosselli, named the “Labor Leader of the Year”, at the Contra Costa AFL-CIO Labor-2-Labor dinner sponsored by the AFL-CIO, as recommended by Supervisor Gioia.

 

C.31    ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/475 congratulating Alex Mehran, named “Corporate Leader of the Year”, at the Contra Costa AFL-CIO Labor-2-Labor dinner sponsored by the AFL-CIO and the Board of Supervisors, as recommended by Supervisor Gioia.  (All Districts)

CORRECTED TO READ:    ADOPTED Resolution No. 2004/475 congratulating Alex Mehran, named “Corporate Leader of the Year”, at the Contra Costa AFL-CIO Labor-2-Labor dinner sponsored by the AFL-CIO, as recommended by Supervisor Gioia.

 

C.32    ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/476 in observance of the 135th Anniversary of the United Methodist Women and Celebration Gala of the El Cerrito United Methodist Women, as recommended by Supervisor Gioia.  (District I)

 

C.33    ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/477 recognizing North Richmond as an affiliate of Keep America Beautiful and commending the North Richmond Beautification Committee for its efforts to address litter and dumping in the North Richmond community, as recommended by Supervisor Gioia.  (District I)

 

C.34    ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/478 honoring Cherub Child Care of Martinez for 20 years of service to the children of Veterans Affairs Medical Center employees, as recommended by Supervisor Uilkema.  (District II)

 

Appointments & Resignations

 

C.35    APPOINT Phoenicia Walker to the Community #2 seat on the Advisory Council on Equal Employment Opportunity, as recommended by the Internal Operations Committee.  (All Districts)

 

C.36    RE-APPOINT Mary Lavendar Fujii, Michael Harris, and Raymond Smart to At Large seats; Eleanor Madrigal to the Medical Indigent Needs seat; and Lyle Yates Medicare Subscriber seat on the Managed Care Commission, as recommended by the Internal Operations Committee.  (All Districts)

 

C.37    RE-APPOINT Susan Heckly to the At Large #3 seat and Linda Hayes Sanders to the At Large #4 seat on the Fish and Wildlife Committee, as recommended by the Internal Operations Committee.  (All Districts)

 

C.38    APPOINT Tony Martarella to Seat #9 on the Human Relations Commission, as recommended by the Internal Operations Committee.  (All Districts)

 DELETED From consideration and REFERRED to the Internal Operations Committee the appointment of Tony Martarella to Seat #9 on the Human Relations Commission.

 

C.39    RE-APPOINT Aram Hoddess, Bette Felton, Craig King, Joann Durkee, Judy Martin, John Cullen, Jim Kennedy, Rulon McKay, and Bruce Lemay; and APPOINT Dan Abrami, Mary Ann Whitney, Laurie Fox, and Bianca LaChaux to the Workforce Development Board, as recommended by the Internal Operations Committee.  (All Districts)

 

C.40    APPOINT Kelly T. Jackson to Appointee 3 seat on the County Service Area R-10 Citizens Advisory Committee, as recommended by Supervisor Uilkema.  (District II) 

 

C.41    ACCEPT resignation of Rebecca Schwartz from the Countywide Youth Commission, DECLARE vacant the At Large 4 seat, and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy, as recommended by Supervisor Uilkema.  (All Districts)

 

C.42    ACCEPT resignation of Meena Nair from the Countywide Youth Commission, DECLARE vacant the District IA seat, and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy, as recommended by Supervisor Gioia.  (District I)

 

C.43    APPOINT, in lieu of election, James Eckman, Tom Hall, and Brent Gilbert, to the positions of trustees on the newly formed Reclamation District 2137, as petitioned by all eligible voting landowners.  (District V)

 

C.44    DECLARE vacant the District IV seat held by John Stucke on the Pacheco Municipal Advisory Commission due to resignation and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy, as recommended by Supervisor DeSaulnier.  (District IV)

 

C.45    DELETED  

 

C.46    APPOINT Angela Schlegel to the District IV-A seat on the Countywide Youth Commission, as recommended by Supervisor DeSaulnier.  (District IV)

 

C.47    APPOINT Charles Kreling as the District III representative to the Contra Costa County Merit Board, as recommended by Supervisor Greenberg.  (District III)

 

C.48    ACCEPT resignation of Cindy Wheeler and Greg Rolen from the First Five, Contra Costa Children and Families Commission, DECLARE vacant the District III and District III Alternate seat, and DIRECT the Clerk of the board to post the vacancy, as recommended by Supervisor Greenberg.  (District III)

 

C.49    APPOINT Yolanda Braxton to At Large #13 seat; DECLARE vacant At Large #11 seat and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy; MOVE Robert Spaulding from At Large #20 seat to At Large #16 seat; and DELETE At Large #20 and Far East County seats on the Advisory Council on Aging, as recommended by the Advisory Council on Aging.  (All Districts)

 

Appropriation Adjustments  - 2004/2005 FY

 

C.50    Plant Acquisition (0111):  AUTHORIZE revenue in the amount of $11,307,818 from previously issued lease revenue bonds and APPROPRIATE to various ongoing capital projects, as recommended by the County Administrator.  (All Districts)

 

C.51    Plant Acquisition (0111):  AUTHORIZE new revenue in the amount of $500,000 from the legal settlement with the Williams Companies and APPROPRIATE for energy efficiency improvements to County facilities, consistent with the terms of the settlement agreement.  (All Districts)

 

Intergovernmental Relations

 

C.52    SUPPORT SD 978 (Torlakson), which would result in classification of the John Marsh Home in Brentwood as a unit of the state park system, as recommended by Supervisor Greenberg.  (District III)

 

Personnel Actions

 

C.53    AMEND Position Adjustment Resolution No. 19744, which reclassified two Branch Librarian positions to Senior Branch Librarian in the Library Department in order to correct the salary ranges.  (Cost offset by salary savings from vacant position) (All Districts)

 

C.54    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 19745 reclassifying one Information Systems Programmer/Analyst III position to Information Systems Programmer/Analyst IV in the Department of Information Technology.  (User fees) (All Districts)

 

C.55    ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/479 and Position Adjustment Resolution No. 19756 retitling one Public Works Maintenance Assistant Field Operations Manager position to Public Works Assistant Field Operations Manager and extending the performance pay plan to the new class in the Public Works Department.  (No cost) (All Districts)

 

C.56    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 19686 reclassifying one Social Services Program Analyst position to Personnel Services Assistant III and one Eligibility Work Supervisor position to Personnel Services Assistant II in the Employment and Human Services Department.  (Cost savings) (All Districts)

RELISTED to an undetermined date consideration to adopt  Position Adjustment Resolution No. 19686 reclassifying one Social Services Program Analyst position to Personnel Services Assistant III and one Eligibility Work Supervisor position to Personnel Services Assistant II in the Employment and Human Services Department

 

Grants & Contracts

 

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

 

C.57    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Sheriff-Coroner, or designee, to execute a contract with the City of Vallejo to provide the City with forensic services in consideration for reimbursement of average actual costs, as determined by the Sheriff, for the period beginning July 1, 2004 until terminated by either the County or the City.  (100% reimbursement by City of Vallejo) (All Districts)         

 

C.58    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the County Administrator, or designee, to submit, on behalf of the County’s Zero Tolerance for Domestic Violence Initiative, an application in the amount of $210,000 to the California Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention for the Safe Start:  Promising Approaches for Children Exposed to Violence Program.  (No County match) (All Districts)

 

C.59    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the County Administrator, or designee, to submit, on behalf of the County’s Zero Tolerance for Domestic Violence Initiative, an application in the amount of $150,000 to the Office of Public Health and Science of the California Department of Health and Human Services for the Safe and Bright Futures for Children Initiative.  (No County match) (All Districts)  

 

C.60    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Sheriff, or designee, to sign a contract with the State of California Commission on Peace Officers Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.) to accept an amount not to exceed $22,320 for the presentation of P.O.S.T. certified Driving Simulator Instructor courses by the Law Enforcement Training Center during the period July 1, 2004 through June 30, 2005.  (All Districts)

 

C.61    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Agricultural Commissioner, or designee, to execute a contract with the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) to reimburse the County $59,408 for providing regulatory enforcement activities for the period July 1, 2004 through June 30, 2005.  (No County match) (All Districts)

 

C.62    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Chair, Board of Supervisors, to execute a contract with the State Department of Finance to provide $2,022,000, in AB589 Property Tax Administration Funds to the Assessor’s Office in fiscal year 2004/2005 in consideration for completing certain operational and information technology work requirements.  (All Districts)

 

C.63    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the County Administrator, or designee, on behalf of the County and various school districts, to submit an application and accept a grant award from the Y and H Soda Foundation in the amount of $65,000 for coordination of After School 4 All collaborative activities.  (No County match) (All Districts)

 

C.64    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Services Director, or designee, to apply for and accept grant funding from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Administration for Children and Families in the amount of $1,987,184 for Early Head Start program services for the period January 1 through December 31, 2005.  (Budgeted, 20% Non-Federal in-kind match)  (All Districts)

 

C.65    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Services Director, or designee, to apply for and accept grant funding from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Administration for Children and Families in the amount of $16,192,733 for Head Start program services for the period January 1 through December 31, 2005.  (Budgeted, 20% Non-Federal in-kind match)  (All Districts)

 

C.66    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Services Director, or designee, to apply for and accept one-time training and technical assistance funding from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Administration for Children and Families in the amount of $4,000 for training to improve the effectiveness of the Head Start program governance structure for the period September 1, through December 31, 2004.  (No County match)  (All Districts)

 

C.67    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Crockett Unified School District to pay the County an amount not to exceed $3.00 per student to provide Public Health Clinic Scoliosis Screening to 7th and 8th grade students for the period January 1 through December 31, 2005.  (No County match)  (District II)

 

C.68    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Lafayette Unified School District to pay the County an amount not to exceed $3.00 per student to provide Public Health Clinic Scoliosis Screening to 7th and 8th grade students for the period January 1 through December 31, 2005.  (No County match)  (District II)

 

C.69    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, to accept the California Office of Traffic Safety Grant in the amount of $39,000 to provide installation of active feedback signs on Vasco Road, Brentwood area. (No impact to the General Fund) (District III)

 

APPROVE and AUTHORIZE execution of agreements between the County and the following parties as noted for the purchase of equipment and/or services:

 

C.70    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Fire Chief, Contra Costa County Fire Protection District to execute a Contract Amendment with Kleinfelder, Inc., to increase the payment limit by $35,000 to a new payment limit of $50,445 for additional testing, engineering, and design services for remediation and repairs due to contaminated soil at Fire Station No. 2, Pleasant Hill.  (District IV)

 

C.71    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Fire Chief, Contra Costa County Fire Protection District to execute a Contract Amendment with Loving & Campos Architects, Inc., to increase the payment limit by $8,500 to a new payment limit of $33,000 and to provide additional design, plans, and specifications services for the construction of a new Emergency Medical Service modular office building at the Fire District Training Complex.  (Budgeted) (All Districts)

 

C.72    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Child Support Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Specialized Litigation Services, Inc., in the amount of $105,000 for legal process services for the period October 1, 2004 through September 30, 2005.  (State Funds – Budgeted) (All Districts)

 

C.73    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Development Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Opus Environmental in the amount of $59,000 to prepare the environmental review document for the Chevron Pipeline Company Two-Mile Long, 12-Inch Diameter Pipeline for the period September 15, 2004 to May 31, 2005.  (100% Applicant fees) (District II)

 

C.74    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Animal Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Martha D. Strizich in an amount not to exceed $45,000 to oversee the temperament testing program in the Animal Services Department for the period August 1, 2004 through June 30, 2005.  (Budgeted) (All Districts)

 

C.75    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Cambridge Community Center in the amount of $68,429 to provide Expanded State Preschool Program services for the period September 1, 2004 through June 30, 2005.  (Budgeted, 100% State)  (District IV)

 

C.76    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with YWCA of Contra Costa in the amount of $48,000 to provide Head Start program enhancement services for the period September 1, 2004 through June 30, 2005.  (Budgeted, 100% Federal)  (District II)

 

C.77    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Stephanie Farnum-Scholer in the amount of $28,200 to continue to provide post-adoption educational and advocacy services for the period October 1, 2004 through June 30, 2005.  (Budgeted, 100% Federal)  (All Districts)

 

C.78    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Family Stress Center, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $52,725 to continue to provide post-adoption support group services for the period October 1, 2004 through June 30, 2005.  (Budgeted, 100% Federal)  (All Districts)

 

C.79    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Jeff Lee to increase the payment limit by $24,000 to a new payment limit of $48,000 and to extend the term from August 31 to November 30, 2004 to provide additional professional accounting services to reconcile the Area Agency on Aging claims for Fiscal Years 1999 through 2003.  (Budgeted, 40% Federal, 40% State, 20% County)  (All Districts)

 

C.80    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Refined Technologies, Inc., effective July 1, 2004, to increase the payment limit by $6,000 to a new payment limit of $27,750 to provide additional consulting and software support services for the In-Home Supportive Services Public Authority, with no change in the term of November 1, 2003 through October 31, 2004.  (Budgeted, 41% Federal, 38% State, 21% County)  (All Districts)

 

C.81    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Fitch & Associates, L.L.C., effective August 31, 2004, to extend the term from August 31, 2004 to August 31, 2005 with no change in the payment limit of $108,993, to continue to provide consulting services to assist with the EMS (Emergency Medical Services) Redesign Project.  (Budgeted, 100% Measure H)  (All Districts) 

 

C.82    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with John Hollender in an amount not to exceed $74,354 to continue to provide vocational rehabilitation services to mental health clients and their families for the period October 1, 2004 through September 30, 2005.  (Budgeted, 100% State Department of Rehabilitation)  (All Districts)

 

C.83    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with American Red Cross Blood Services, effective August 15, 2004, to increase the payment limit by $300,000 to a new payment limit of $700,000 with no change in the term of January 1 through December 31, 2004, to provide additional total blood and blood component products and associated services for patients at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center.  (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 12.6% County, 87.4% Patient/Third Party Revenues)  (All Districts)

 

C.84    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute contracts to continue to provide nursing registry services at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center and Contra Costa Health Centers for the period September 1, 2004 through August 31, 2005.  (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 12.6% County, 87.4% Patient/Third Party Revenues)  (All Districts)

 

Contractor Amount Not to Exceed
Access Nurses, Inc. $750,000
Southern Nursing, Inc. $500,000

 

C.85    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Inc., effective August 1, 2004, to increase the payment limit by $720,415 to a new payment limit of $7,920,415 with no change in the term of October 1, 2003 through September 30, 2004, to provide health care services to additional Medi-Cal recipients enrolled in the Kaiser Foundation Health Plan.  (Budgeted, Enterprise II: 5.9% County, 94.1% Health Plan Member Premiums)  (All Districts)

 

C.86    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Language Line Services, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $75,000 to continue to provide over-the-phone interpreter services to Contra Costa Regional Medical Center and Contra Costa Health Plan patients for the period September 1, 2004 through August 31, 2005.  (Budgeted, Enterprise II: 5.9% County, 94.1% Health Plan Member Premiums)  (All Districts)

 

C.87    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute contracts to continue to provide Medi-Cal specialty mental health services for the period July 1, 2004 through June 1, 2006.  (Budgeted, 49% State, 51% Federal FFP Medi-Cal)  (All Districts)

 

Contractor Amount Not to Exceed
Sharon Pigg Owens, M.F.T $50,000
Joan Demartini Warren, Ph.D. $50,000
Marlene Stephen, M.F.T $50,000
For A Child’s Heart, Inc. $50,000
California Psychiatric Medical Group, Inc. $50,000
Bay Psychiatric Associates, Inc. $50,000

 

C.88    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Martin P. Koeppel, M.D., in an amount not to exceed $95,000 to provide professional psychiatric services to patients at the Richmond Health Center for the period September 7, 2004 through August 31, 2005.  (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 12.6% County, 87.4% Patient/Third Party Revenues)  (All Districts)

 

C.89    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Celeste B. Waters, M.D., in an amount not to exceed $180,000 to provide professional psychiatric services to patients at the Richmond Health Center for the period September 1, 2004 through August 31, 2005.  (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 12.6% County, 87.4% Patient/Third Party Revenues)  (All Districts)

 

C.90    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with St. Helena Hospital and its California Specialty Hospital in an amount not to exceed $250,000 to continue to provide inpatient psychiatric hospital services to County-referred patients for the period July 1, 2004 through June 30, 2006.  (Budgeted, 100% State Managed Care Allocation)  (All Districts)

 

C.91    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Telecare, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $125,000 to continue to provide inpatient psychiatric hospital services to County-referred patients for the period July 1, 2004 through June 30, 2005.  (Budgeted, 50% State Medi-Cal, 50% Mental Health Realignment)  (All Districts)

 

C.92    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Ujima Family Recovery Services, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $1,336,163 to continue to provide perinatal substance abuse treatment services  to pregnant and parenting women for the period July 1, 2004 through June 30, 2005.  (Budgeted, 70.2% Federal Perinatal Set-Aside and Medi-Cal, 29.8% State)  (All Districts)

 

C.93    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute  contracts to provide interpreting and translation services to clients and patients in all divisions of the Health Services Department for the period September 1, 2004 through August 31, 2005.  (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 12.6% County, 87.4% Patient/Third Party Revenues)  (All Districts)

 

Contractor Amount Not to Exceed
International Effectiveness Center, Inc. $96,000
Maria Mercado (dba California Translation International) $64,000

 

C.94    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Information Technology Architects, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $80,000 to continue to provide software analysis, installation and training on the eGate system for the Information Systems Unit for the period October 1, 2004 through September 30, 2005.  (Enterprise I: 12.6% County, 87.4% Patient/Third Party Revenues)  (All Districts)

 

C.95    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Vista Staffing Solutions, Inc., effective September 1, 2004, to extend the term from September 30, 2004 to September 30, 2005 and to modify the rate schedule to allow for additional classifications of temporary physician services, with no change in the original payment limit of $936,000 to continue to provide locum tenens physicians at the inpatient psychiatric unit at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center and the Main Detention Facility.  (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 12.6% County, 87.4% Patient/Third Party Revenues)  (All Districts)

 

C.96    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Staff Care, Inc., effective September 1, 2004, to increase the payment limit by $100,000 to a new payment limit of $550,000 to provide additional locum tenens physicians and radiologists at the Contra Costa Regional Medical Center and Contra Costa Health Centers, with no change in the original term of January 1, 2003 through December 31, 2004.  (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 12.6% County, 87.4% Patient/Third Party Revenues)  (All Districts)

 

C.97    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Boda Consulting, L.L.C., effective September 1, 2004, to increase the payment limit by $133,948 to a new payment limit of $232,880 and to extend the term from October 31, 2004 to August 31, 2005 to continue to provide administrative analysis and program monitoring for the Children’s Mental Health System of Care.  (Budgeted, 100% Mental Health Realignment)  (All Districts)

 

C.98    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with J & C Nationwide, Inc., effective August 1, 2004, to increase the payment limit by $150,000 to a new payment limit of $425,000 to provide additional locum tenens physicians at the Contra Costa Regional Medical Center and Contra Costa Health Centers, with no change in the original term of January 1, 2004 through December 31, 2005.  (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 12.6% County, 87.4% Patient/Third Party Revenues)  (All Districts)

C.99    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Pacific Urology, Inc., effective September 1, 2004, to increase the payment limit by $15,000 to a new payment limit of $75,000 and to modify the payment provisions to provide weekend and holiday urology on-call services, with no change in the original term of November 1, 2003 through October 31, 2005.  (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 12.6% County, 87.4% Patient/Third Party Revenues)  (All Districts)

 

C.100  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Kenneth Tilly in an amount not to exceed $112,064, to continue to provide services as assistant to the Health Plan Director with formulation and presentation of the Contra Costa Health Plan Quality Improvement Program and serving as liaison between Health Plan partners and providers 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.101  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Maxim Health Care Services, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $500,000 to continue to provide nursing registry services at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center for the period September 1, 2004 through August 31, 2005.  (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 12.6% County, 87.4% Patient/Third Party Revenues)  (All Districts)

 

C.102  RATIFY purchase of services from Windrix Transcription, Inc., and AUTHORIZE the Auditor-Controller to pay $9,449.30 outstanding balance for medical transcription services provided in support of Contra Costa mental health outpatient psychiatric services for the period July 1, 2003 through June 30, 2004.  (Enterprise I: 12.6% County, 87.4% Patient/Third Party Revenues)  (All Districts)

 

C.103  CORRECT Board action of August 17, 2004 (Item C.74), and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Murray Eiland, M.D., in an amount not to exceed $185,000 instead of $127,000, to provide professional psychiatric services at the Richmond and Pittsburg Health Centers for the period August 1, 2004 through July 31, 2005.  (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 12.6% County, 87.4% Patient/Third Party Revenues)  (All Districts)

 

C.104  CORRECT Board action of August 10, 2004 (Item C.34), and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Ramon Berguer, M.D., effective July 1, 2004 instead of August 1, 2004, to act as Chief of Surgery for Contra Costa Regional Medical Center.  (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 12.6% County, 87.4% Patient/Third Party Revenues)  (All Districts)

C.105  CORRECT Board action of June 22, 2004 (Item C.107), which approved a contract with Cardinal Health 101, Inc., in the amount of $491,256 for the period June 1, 2004 through May 31, 2007, to reflect the intent of the parties to indemnify Cardinal Health 101, Inc., for any claims arising out of performance of this contract.  (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 12.6% County, 87.4% Patient/Third Party Revenues)  (All Districts)

 

C.106  AWARD and AUTHORIZE the General Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract in the amount of not less than $50,000 nor more than $2,000,000 with K.O.O. Construction, Inc., and a contract in the amount of not less than $50,000 nor more than $1,000,000 with Vila Construction Company, the lowest responsive and responsible bidders, for Job Order Contracts 002 and 003.  (JOC contracts are charged to various funded projects.)

 

C.107  DELETED       

 

Leases

 

C.108  EXERCISE the second option for a two-year extension of the lease with Spectrum Center in the amount of $12,145 per month for the period November 1, 2004  through October 31, 2006 for the premises at 1026 Oak Grove Road, Concord for continued occupancy by the Health Services Department, as recommended by the General Services Director. (Budgeted)

 

C.109  EXERCISE the first option for a two-year extension of the lease with the Holmgren Partnership in the amount of $12,840 per month for the period October 1, 2004 through September 30, 2005 and $13,175 per month for the period October 1, 2005 through  September 30, 2006 for the premises at 2371 Stanwell Drive, Concord, for continued occupancy by the Employment and Human Services Department, as recommended by the General Services Director. (Budgeted)

 

Other Actions

 

C.110  ACCEPT report prepared by the Employment and Human Services Department providing a status update on the delivery of elder abuse and adult protective services, and SUPPORT department efforts to maintain essential service components despite diminished resources, as recommended by the Family and Human Services Committee.  (All Districts)

 

C.111  ACKNOWLEDGE receipt of the Auditor-Controller’s Annual Supplemental Law Enforcement Services Fund (SLESF) summary report for the 2003/2004 fiscal year.  (All Districts)             

 

C.112  RECEIVE report from the Internal Operations Committee regarding the attendance of Board of Supervisors appointees to the Retirement Board at Retirement Board meetings.  (All Districts)

 

C.113  ACCEPT report on the 2004 first quarter statistics on the Small Business Enterprise and Outreach Programs and DIRECT the Affirmative Action Officer to take specified follow-up actions to promote the Programs, as recommended by the Internal Operations Committee.

 

C.114  ACCEPT the Annual Report on Revolving and Cash Difference Funds, Overage Fund and Shortages for fiscal year 2003/2004 from the County Auditor-Controller.  (All Districts)

 

C.115  ACKNOWLEDGE receipt and APPROVE requests of the specified agencies to consolidate their local election with the Statewide General Election on November 2, 2004, as recommended by the County Registrar of Voters.  (All Districts)

 

C.116  ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/480 adopting and authorizing Secured Roll Property Tax and Unitary and Non-Operating Unitary Taxes for Fiscal Year 2004/2005, as recommended by the Auditor-Controller.  (All Districts)

 

C.117  ACCEPT Treasurer’s Investment Report as of June 30, 2004, as recommended by the Treasurer-Tax Collector.  (All Districts) 

 

C.118  APPROVE refund of overpayment of transfer taxes in the amount of $2,636.15, and AUTHORIZE the Auditor-Controller to issue warrants to the specified parties in the specified amounts, as recommended by the Clerk-Recorder.  (All Districts)

 

C.119  CONTINUE the emergency action originally taken by the Board of Supervisors on November 18, 2003 on the Juvenile Hall Addition Project, as recommended by the County Administrator.  (All Districts)

 

C.120  DECLARE as surplus and AUTHORIZE the Sheriff-Coroner, or designee, transfer and exchange specific scientific equipment used by the Forensic Services Division with the Forensic Analytical Laboratory of Hayward, as requested by the Sheriff-Coroner.  (All Districts)

 

C.121  ACCEPT two checks, each in the amount of $127.72 from employees of Chevron Texaco’s People Making a Difference Campaign; and AUTHORIZE the Community Development Director, or designee, to accept any future payments of funds from the People Making a Difference Campaign that are designated for the Community Development Department, as recommended by the Community Development Director.  (All Districts)

 

C.122  AUTHORIZE the Auditor-Controller to issue a warrant in the amount of $50,000 to the Pleasant Hill Recreation and Park District from the Park Dedication Trust Fund to help finance renovations to Rogers-Smith Park in Pleasant Hill, as recommended by the Community Development Director.  (No impact to the General Fund) (District IV)

 

C.123  AUTHORIZE a General Plan Amendment Study for Assessor’s Parcel No. 380-030-0009/011/024 at 850 Central Avenue in the Vinehill Community, as requested by Vinehill Investments, Inc.  (District II)

CORRECTED TO READ:  AUTHORIZED a General Plan Amendment Study for Assessor’s Parcel No. 380-030-008/011/024 at 850 Central Avenue in the Vinehill Community, as requested by Vinehill Investments, Inc. 

 

C.124  AUTHORIZE a General Plan Amendment Study for Assessor’s Parcel No. 409-132-007, at 699 Chesley Avenue, North Richmond Community, as requested by Buford Ervin.  (District I)

 

C.125  AUTHORIZE a General Plan Amendment Study for Assessor’s Parcel Nos. 480-170-072 and 408-180-010, at the corner of Richmond Parkway and Pittsburgh Avenue in the North Richmond Community, as requested by Signature Properties.  (District I)

 

C.126  RESCIND existing Land Conservation Contract No. 6-72 affecting Assessor’s Parcel No. 006-220-006 and APPROVE a new Land Conservation contract relating to land owned by Michael and Marianne Rountree, located along Collier Canyon Road, Tassajara area, as recommended by the Community Development Director.  (District III)

 

C.127  ACCEPT report from the County Administrator on strategies to improve the timeliness of the County’s responses to requests for public records.  (All Districts)

 

C.128  APPROVE the Addendum to the Mitigated Negative Declaration for the Iron Horse Trail overcrossing of Treat Boulevard and the Oak Road Right-Turn Lane Project, Pleasant Hill BART Station area, and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director to proceed with property acquisition necessary for the project. (100% Federal Transportation, Measure C, Traffic fees, and County Redevelopment Agency funds) (District IV)

 

C.129  ACCEPT update from the County Administrator and the Department of Health Services Mental Health Division regarding the management and security of the Crestwood Behavioral Health Center and the status of its operation.  (District IV)

 ACCEPTED an  update from the County Administrator and the Department of Health Services Mental Health Division regarding the management and security of the Crestwood Behavioral Health Center and the status of its operation; REQUESTED that the last quarterly report of the calendar year include a total of all reports for the preceding calendar year, that any violations or serious potential violations to state, County or city laws or contracts be included in that report, and that whenever there is an incident, to notify the Board, including corrective actions taken; and REQUESTED that the Deputy County Administrator Dorothy Sansoe work with Supervisor  DeSaulnier’s office to set up a meeting with Ben Parades, Neighborhood Oversight Committee, Pleasant Hill.

 

C.130  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.131  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.132  TERMINATE the emergency action originally taken by the Board of Supervisors on August 5, 2003 regarding the construction of the Asbury Graphite Wastewater System as recommended by the Public Works Director, Hercules area. (Contra Costa Transportation Authority Funds) (District II)

 

C.133  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 Public Works Director, Rodeo area. (Local Road Funds)  (District II)

 

C.134  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.

 

C.135  ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/481 accepting as complete the contracted work performed by Cal-Custom Construction for the Tenant Improvements at the Outpatient Health Clinic Project, and New Computer Center Project, both located at the Pittsburg Health Center, 2311 Loveridge Road, Pittsburg for the Health Services Department, as recommended by the General Services Director.

 

Redevelopment Agency

 

C.136  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Redevelopment Director to authorize disbursement of Commercial Façade Improvement Loan funds directly to borrowers in the Rodeo Community and to service said loans through the establishment of a Payment Processing Account with Mechanics Bank.  (100% County Redevelopment Agency and CDBG funds) (District II)

 

 

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

09-20-04

9:00a.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, September 14, 2004, 9:30 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, Kathy Ito, 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, Kathy Ito, 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.           James Carey v. Contra Costa County, WCAB No.:  WCK 005126

2.           Christopher Herrera v. Contra Costa County, Contra Costa Superior Court No. C03-02928

C.             CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL--ANTICIPATED LITIGATION

 

1.                  Significant exposure to litigation pursuant to Gov. Code § 54956.9(b):  One potential case.

                        Initiation of litigation pursuant to Gov. Code § 54956.9