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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 21, 2004

PROJECTED

___TIME____

9:00 A.M.        Convene and announce adjournment to Closed Session, Room 105.

There were no Closed Session announcements.

 

9:30 A.M.        Call to order and opening ceremonies.

 

Inspirational Thought  -  “It’s hard to see when your imagination is out of focus.”  ~Mark Twain

 

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

Approved as listed except as noted:  C.42, C.76, C.77.

                      

HOUSING AUTHORITY CONSENT ITEMS

Approved as listed.

 

HA.1    APPROVE the Admissions and Continued Occupancy Policy (ACOP) for Public Housing for the Housing Authority of the County of Contra Costa, as required by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, and AUTHORIZE the Housing Authority Executive Director to make ministerial changes as required by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.  (All Districts)

 

HA.2    ADOPT Housing Authority Resolution No. 5055 approving revisions to the Public Housing Agency Annual Plan for Fiscal Year 2004/2005 for the Housing Authority of the County of Contra Costa, as mandated by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.  (All Districts)                    

 

9:35 A.M.

 

PRESENTATIONS

Approved as listed.

 

PR.1    PRESENTATION to announce the fifth arts passages exhibition at the County Administration Building and to adopt Resolution No. 2004/483 recognizing District V artists and arts organizations.  (Supervisor Glover; Jennifer Bevington, Arts & Culture Commission) (District V)

 

PR.2    PRESENTATION to adopt Resolution No. 2004/484 proclaiming September 2004 as National Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Month.  (Harold Parsley, Alcohol and Other Drugs Advisory Board) (All Districts)

 

9:45 A.M.

 

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

 

SD.1    CONSIDER any Consent Items previously removed.

 

SD.2    HEARING on the itemized costs of abatement for property located at 4263 Arthur Road, Martinez, Estate of Marie Mikesell.  (Michael Silva, Building Inspection Department) (District II)

CLOSED the public hearing on the itemized costs of abatement for property located at 4263 Arthur Road, Martinez, Estate of Marie Mikesell; CONFIRMED the itemized report and DIRECTED it to be filed with the Clerk of the Board; ORDERED the costs to be specially assessed against the property and AUTHORIZED the recordation of a Notice of Abatement Lien.

 

SD.3    CONSIDER adopting the Low-Emission Vehicle and Fleet Policy governing the selection and purchase of County vehicles.  (Supervisor DeSaulnier) (All Districts)

ADOPTED the low-emission vehicle and fleet acquisition policy governing the selection and purchase of County vehicles to limit the purchase of sport utility vehicles (SUVs), as amended today to designate the General Services Director as the individual to approve waivers.

 

SD.4    CONSIDER accepting report and approving recommended reductions to operating room services as proposed by the Health Services Department Labor Management Council and the Health Services Director.  (Cost savings) (William B. Walker, M.D., Health Services Director) (All Districts)

ACCEPTED report and approved recommended reductions to operating room services as proposed by the Health Services Department Labor Management Council and the Health Services Director; DIRECTED the Health Services Director to implement the recommended reductions from the LMC; STANDARDIZE and MINIMIZE utilization of equipment, supplies, and prosthetics in the O.R. whenever possible and consistent with quality patient care; CHANGE the regular weekday staffing pattern in the O.R. in order to decrease regularly staffed hours per week to 136 hours, using three rooms simultaneously only twice weekly; PROVIDE opportunities for nursing staff to float from the O.R. to other areas of need and supply appropriate cross training for those nursing staff members who may not be scheduled completely in the O.R. under this staffing proposal. REDUCE nurse management hours related to non-direct patient care functions in the O.R. by 40 hours per week; Reduce one shift of Sterile Processing Technicians on Saturdays and Sundays; ACCEPT voluntary position hour reductions from members of the Operative team, and to allow VTO as appropriate; and CONTINUE to work with the LMC in order to explore further potential reductions, including, but not limited to, regular weekend schedules, changing patterns of scheduling, limiting other types of surgeries, changing work duties, etc.

 

SD.5    CONSIDER sponsoring the Contra Costa Citizenship Initiative, a project to fully engage Contra Costa citizens in the civic life of their county and to promote voter registration and turnout.  (Supervisor DeSaulnier) (All Districts)

The Board DIRECTED the County Administrator to formally sponsor the Contra Costa Citizenship Initiative and support the goal to fully engage citizens of Contra Costa in the civic life of their county; and further to make Contra Costa voter registration and voter turnout amongst the highest in all counties in the United States; DIRECTED the group to report to Family and Human Services Committee in 6 months on progress of the initiative; The Board further MODIFIED paragraph 7 and 8 under the recommendation to read: DIRECTED the County Administrator to establish a VTO (voluntary time off) without pay program for county employees on Election Day in which 50% of salary savings will be placed in a discreet county account to support the initiative; and DIRECTED the County Administrator to report back to the Board on the proposed VTO Program; Referred the matter to Family and Human Services, and Internal Operation Committee and to return to the Board  with the idea of developing a program for elections in the future but not in November 2004.

 

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

 

D.1      PUBLIC  COMMENT.  (3 Minutes/Speaker)

There were no speakers.

 

D.2      CONSIDER authorizing the Health Services Director to reduce $1.6 million in mental health services and 4.25 full time equivalent positions as a result of the passage of the State budget and the loss of program revenue.  (William B. Walker, M.D., Health Services Director) (All Districts) 

AUTHORIZED the Health Services Director to reduce $1.6 million in Mental Health Services and 4.25 full time equivalent positions as a result of the passage of the State budget and the loss of program revenue; AUTHORIZED abolishing two positions vacated in the last ninety days ($266,000); AUTHORIZED abolishing one position to be vacated October 1, 2004 ($105,000); AUTHORIZED abolishing one filled position and reducing the hours of one filled position ($70,000); AUTHORIZED cancellation notices for consulting contracts ($111,000); AUTHORIZED the elimination of two temporary agency clerks ($46,000); AUTHORIZED the reduction of Net County Cost from Community Based Organization contracts and replace it with FFP/EPSDT revenue ($635,000); REFERRED to Family and Human Services, specifically the Mental Health Education Liaison position and the mobile response team; and DIRECTED the Health Services Director to report back as to how he might be able to substitute other funding for these programs.

 

Closed Session

 

1:00 P.M.

 

D.3      CONSIDERATION 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)   

            DENIED the appeal by James Hall 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, (Sam & Kelly Sisneroz - Applicants and Owners) 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; UPHELD the East County Regional Planning Commission’s (ECRPC) approval as conditioned; ADOPTED the findings of the ECRPC as the bsis for the decision; ADOPTED a Categorical Exempt determination, Class 3 (New Construction of a Small Structure) for purposes of determining the project’s compliance with the California Environmental Quality Act; MODIFIED and ADDED Conditions of Approval to:  place notation on the project plans indicating the date and clarifying the storage area as non-habitable space; clearly define the height limitations of the deck, the storage space and the maximum height of the structure; and restricting the landing on the right side of the building from extending into the 5 foot sideyard setback.

 

1:15 P.M.

 

D.4      CONTINUED HEARING of an appeal of the County Planning Commission decision to deny a variance request to allow a structure height of 44 feet on a portion of the residence that is currently under construction at 270 King Drive in the unincorporated Walnut Creek area.  (Catherine Kutsuris, Community Development Department) (District II)

CLOSED the public hearing on an appeal of the County Planning Commission decision to deny a variance request to allow a structure height of 44 feet on a portion of the residence that is currently under construction at 270 King Drive in the unincorporated Walnut Creek; DECLARED INTENT to deny the request for variance application to allow a residence greater than 35 feet in height, and SUSTAIN the County Planning Commission’s denial of the application; DECLARED INTENT to deny the appeal of Jeffrey Batt; DIRECTED that transcripts of the Planning Commission hearing and planning staff report be incorporated as part of today’s action; and DIRECTED staff to return this item for consideration on October 5, 2004 at 1:15 p.m., with the completed findings and recommendation.

 

 

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. 2004/485 accepting as complete the contracted work performed by Bay Cities Paving & Grading, Inc., for the Oak Road Right Turn Lane and Signal Modifications Project, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Pleasant Hill area. (Redevelopment Agency Funds) (District IV)

 

C.2      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 $3,886 and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to charge the project the sum of $3,886 in connection with the State Route 4 East, Railroad Avenue to Loveridge Road Project, Pittsburg area. (Contra Costa Transportation Authority Funds) (District V)

 

C.3      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 $13,282, and AUTHORIZE the Auditor-Controller to process payment of $13,282 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.4      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 $3,308 and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to charge the project the sum of $3,308 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      ADOPT Traffic Resolution No. 2004/4081 rescinding Traffic Ordinance No. 71-89 and establishing speed limits on Knightsen Avenue near East Cypress Road, “A” Street, and Delta Road, Knightsen area.  (District III)

 

C.6      ADOPT Traffic Resolution No. 2004/4082 declaring no vehicle shall travel in excess of 45 miles per hour on Orwood Road, beginning at Byron Highway, and extending easterly to its terminus, a distance of 3.81 miles, Knightsen area. (District III)

 

C.7      ADOPT Traffic Resolution No. 2004/4083 rescinding Traffic Resolution No. 3085 and establishing speed limits on Port Chicago Highway near McAvoy Road, Bay Point area.  (District V)

 

C.8      ADOPT Traffic Resolution No. 2004/4084 declaring no vehicle shall travel in excess of 50 miles per hour on that portion of Richmond Parkway, beginning at a point 1200 feet south of Goodrick Avenue, and extending southerly to the Richmond City limits, Richmond area. (District I)

 

C.9      ADOPT Traffic Resolution No. 2004/4085 rescinding Traffic Resolution No. 1586 and declaring no vehicle shall travel in excess of 35 miles per hour on that portion of Treat Boulevard, beginning at a point 1,200 feet east of Cherry Lane, and extending westerly to the interstate 680 freeway, a distance of 0.60 miles, Walnut Creek area.  (District IV)

 

Engineering Services

 

C.10    SD 03-08509: ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/486 approving the final map for project being developed by Windemere BLC Land Company, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

Special Districts & County Airports

 

C.11    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Summit Associates, effective July 1, 2004, to increase the payment limit by $90,000 to a new payment limit of $300,000, and to extend the term from July 1, 2004 to June 30, 2005, for construction management services for the Buchanan Field Airport Electrical Upgrades Project, Concord area. (90% Federal Aviation Administration Funds, 5.5% Airport Enterprise Funds & 4.5% Caltrans Funds) (District IV) 

 

C.12    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to negotiate long-term ground lease and development terms between the County, as Landlord, and the interested party for the development proposal of approximately 0.86 acres of land on the west side of the Buchanan Field Airport and north of the Airport Offices, known as Sally Ride West Development, Pacheco area. (Airport Enterprise Fund Revenue) (District IV)

 

C.13    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a lease with Michael Citro, effective September 1, 2004, in the annual amount of $1,860, for a hangar at Buchanan Field Airport Pacheco area.  (Airport Enterprise Fund Revenue) (District IV)

 

C.14    APPROVE the Buchanan Field Airport Electrical Upgrades and Sign Installation Project contingency fund increase in the amount of $20,000 for a new contingency fund total of $99,129, effective September 21, 2004, for electrical, plumbing and signage improvements, Concord area. (90% Federal Aviation Administration Funds, 5.5% Airport Enterprise Funds & 4.5% Caltrans Funds) (District IV)

 

Claims, Collections & Litigation

 

C.15    DENY claims of Cheryle DiGeronimo; Jan Fraga; Scott Allan Jaramillo and in guardian ad litem Jake Scott Jaramillo and Allan James Jaramillo; Bonnie Baskin-Gilmore; Rachel Brown; and Kathy L. Sosa.  (All Districts)

 

Honors & Proclamations

 

C.16    ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/487 commemorating “RES SUCCESS”, a residential and day treatment program for developmentally disabled adults, upon their 10th anniversary, as recommended by Supervisor Uilkema.  (District II)

 

C.17    ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/488 recognizing September 27, 2004 as “Family Day in Contra Costa County”, as recommended by Supervisor Glover.  (All Districts)

 

C.18    ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/489 declaring September 25, 2004 as Eugene O’Neill Foundation Day in Contra Costa County, as recommended by Supervisor Greenberg.  (All Districts)

 

Appointments & Resignations

 

C.19    RE-APPOINT Hope Scott as the District I Representative on the County Library Commission, as recommended by Supervisor Gioia.  (District I)

 

C.20    APPOINT Dennis Fraser as the District I Representative on the Merit Board, as recommended by Supervisor Gioia.  (District I)

 

C.21    APPOINT Ron Yancey as the District I Representative on the Aviation Advisory Committee, as recommended by Supervisor Gioia.  (District I)

 

C.22    APPOINT Adrienne Guinn as the District III Representative and Cheri Molnar as the District III Alternate Representative on the First 5, Contra Costa Children and Families Commission, as recommended by Supervisor Greenberg.  (District III)

 

C.23    RE-APPOINT Stella Walker to the Local Planning Council for Child Care and Development, as recommended by the Family and Human Services Committee and the County Superintendent of Schools.  (All Districts)

 

C.24    APPOINT Geet Gobind as the District III Consumer Representative on the Mental Health Commission, effective July 17, 2003, as recommended by the County Administrator.  (District III)  

 

C.25    RE-APPOINT Edgar Monk, Gerard Witucki, Margaret Dowling, Patricia Welty, Deborah Card, Beverly Wallace, Muriel Clausen, Gerhard Heinrich, Alberto Lemos, Ilene Lubkin, Audrey Formosa, Rudy Fernandez, Leon Morphew, Arnie Kasendorf, Joanna Kim-Selby, Bertha Stobb, Robert Leasure, Jerry Sattler and Nick Rodriguez to the Advisory Council on Aging to terms expiring September 30, 2006, as recommended by the Advisory Council on Aging.  (All Districts)

 

Appropriation Adjustments  - 2004/2005 FY

 

C.26    Telecommunications (0060)/Fleet Services (0063):  AUTHORIZE transfer of appropriations in the amount of $3,821 from Telecommunications to Fleet Services to purchase a replacement van on the proposed 2004/2005 Master Vehicle List.  (All Districts)

 

C.27    General Services (7650):  AUTHORIZE new revenue in the amount of $21,032 from accumulated depreciation and APPROPRIATE for the purchase of a replacement patrol vehicle for the Sheriff, P-1 Crockett area.  (District II) (Consider with C.69)

 

Personnel Actions

 

C.28    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 19762 adding one Clerk-Experienced Level position in the Community Development Department, as recommended by the Assistant County Administrator – Director of Human Resources.  (100% Applicant fees) (All Districts)

 

C.29    DELETED

 

Grants & Contracts

 

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

 

C.30    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Sheriff-Coroner, or designee, to execute 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 $90,850 for the presentation of P.O.S.T.-certified driving simulator and force options simulator training for the period July 1, 2004 through June 30, 2005.  (No County match) (All Districts) 

 

C.31    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Sheriff-Coroner, or designee, to execute 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 $31,000 for system upgrades to the driving and force options simulators, to be completed by June 30, 2005.  (No County match) (All Districts) 

 

C.32    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Clerk-Recorder, or designee, to apply for and accept federal Help America Vote Act grant funds, authorized by the State, in the amount of $298,450 for voter education and poll worker training.  (No County match) (All Districts) 

 

C.33    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with the County of Alameda, as the grantee of federal Ryan White CARE Act funds, to decrease payment limit by $93,078 to a new payment limit of $1,407,467 to reflect a decease in support services provided to individuals and families with HIV disease, with no change in the original term of March 1, 2004 through February 28, 2005. (No County match)  (All Districts)

 

C.34    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with the County of Alameda, as the grantee of federal Ryan White CARE Act funds, to decrease the payment limit by $2,368 to a new payment limit of $172,225 to reflect a decease in psychosocial case management and direct emergency assistance services provided to individuals and families with HIV disease, with no change in the original term of April 1, 2004 through March 31, 2005.  (No County match)  (All Districts)

 

C.35    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with the State Department of Health Services to pay the County an amount not to exceed $125,000 to continue to fund the Chlamydia Awareness and Prevention Project for the period July 1, 2004 through June 30, 2009.  (No County match)  (All Districts)

 

C.36    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with First 5 Contra Costa Children and Families Commission to pay the County an amount not to exceed $444,000 to continue to fund expansion and extension of the Home Visiting Program for the period July 1, 2004 through June 30, 2005.  (No County match)  (All Districts)

 

C.37    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with First 5 Contra Costa Children and Families Commission to pay the County an amount not to exceed $240,000 to continue to fund the Tobacco Education Project in collaboration with the Family Maternal and Child Health Program for the period July 1, 2004 through June 30, 2005.  (No County match)  (All Districts)

 

C.38    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with the State Emergency Medical Services Authority to pay the County an amount not to exceed $142,149 to continue to fund the Regional Medical Disaster Planning Project for the period July 1, 2004 through June 30, 2005.  (No County match)  (All Districts)

 

C.39    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to accept contributions in the amount of $66,200 from Meals on Wheels of Contra Costa, Inc., to subsidize 30,000 additional meals delivered to the residences of homebound elders by the County Home Delivered Meals Program (Meals on Wheels) and to offset fundraising costs not covered by other grants.  (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.40    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Development Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Environmental Science Associates to extend the term from September 9, 2004 through project completion to provide continuing Environmental Impact Report preparation for the proposed Contractor Safety Amendment to the Industrial Safety Ordinance, County Ordinance Code Ch. 450-8.  (No change in payment limit) (All Districts)

 

C.41    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the County Administrator, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Michael G. Ross to extend the term from September 30, 2004 to January 31, 2005 and to increase the payment limit by $13,000 to a new payment limit of $98,000 to provide consulting services during the preparation and move to the new animal shelters and during the transition to a new director.  (Budgeted) (All Districts)

 

C.42    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Animal Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Susanne Beadle to extend the term from September 30, 2004 to January 31, 2005 and to increase the payment limit by $50,000 to a new payment limit of $95,000 for continuing administrative and facilities management service related to the move to the new animal shelters and the computer system upgrade.  (Budgeted) (All Districts)

RELISTED to an undetermined date consideration to approve and authorize the Animal Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Susanne Beadle to extend the term from September 30, 2004 to January 31, 2005 and to increase the payment limit by $50,000 to a new payment limit of $95,000 for continuing administrative and facilities management service related to the move to the new animal shelters and the computer system upgrade.

 

 

C.43    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the County Administrator, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Public Sector Dynamics, Inc., to extend the term from December 31, 2003 to August 31, 2005 and to increase the payment limit by $21,350 to a new payment limit of $96,350 for additional consulting services related to the implementation of the automated agenda management system.  (Budgeted; Productivity Investment Fund)

 

C.44    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, on behalf of the Workforce Development Board, to execute a contract with Desmond McLeish in the amount of $65,000 to provide consultation and public relations services for the period August 15, 2004 through July 31, 2005.  (Budgeted, 100% Federal WIA)  (All Districts)

 

C.45    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Independent Living Resource, Inc., to extend the term from September 30, 2004 to March 31, 2005, with no change in the payment limit of $28,000, to continue to provide education and training to caregivers as part of the Providing Assistance to Caregivers in Transition Program.  (Budgeted, 100% Federal)  (All Districts)

 

C.46    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Compliance Solutions, L.L.C., in an amount not to exceed $90,000 to continue to provide consultation and technical assistance with implementation of the DSG Electronic Claims and Remittance System for the period July 1, 2004 through June 30, 2005.  (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 12.6% County, 87.4% Patient/Third Party Revenues)  (All Districts)

 

C.47    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with Charis Youth Center, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $70,000 to continue to provide an intensive day treatment program to seriously emotionally disturbed adolescents for the period July 1, 2004 through June 30, 2005, including an automatic extension through December 31, 2005 in an amount not to exceed $35,000.  (Budgeted, 50% Federal Medi-Cal, 50% State EPSDT)  (All Districts)

 

C.48    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Mental Health Systems, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $53,250 to provide AB 3632 mental health services to mentally or emotionally disturbed children for the period April 1, 2004 through June 30, 2005, including an automatic extension through December 30, 2005 in an amount not to exceed $21,300.  (Budgeted, 100% Mental Health Realignment)  (All Districts)

 

C.49    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 30, 2006.  (Budgeted, 49% State, 51% Federal FFP Medi-Cal)  (All Districts)

 

Contractor Amount Not to Exceed
Youth and Family Services, Inc. $100,000
Karen Dunn, M.F.T. $50,000

 

C.50    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 August 1, 2004 through June 30, 2006.  (Budgeted, 49% State, 51% Federal FFP Medi-Cal)  (All Districts)

 

Contractor Amount Not to Exceed
Another Choice, Another Chance, Inc. $50,000
Schuman-Liles Clinic, Inc. $50,000

 

C.51    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 September 1, 2004 through June 30, 2006.  (Budgeted, 49% State, 51% Federal FFP Medi-Cal)  (All Districts)

 

Contractor Amount Not to Exceed
Paradise Cove Psychology Services, Inc. $50,000
Thomas Martin, M.F.T. $50,000
Martha Hardy-Lee, M.F.T. $50,000
John Colladay, M.F.T. $50,000
Deena Solwren, L.C.S.W. $50,000
Patrik Karlsson, L.C.S.W. $50,000

C.52    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 October 1, 2004 through June 30, 2006.  (Budgeted, 49% State, 51% Federal FFP Medi-Cal)  (All Districts)

 

Contractor Amount Not to Exceed
Noga Gressel, M.F.T. $50,000
Dawn Del Monte, M.F.T. $50,000
Stephen Colgan, M.F.T. $50,000
Michiyo Ambrosius, Ph.D. $50,000
John Fong, M.D. $50,000

 

C.53    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with Desarrollo Familiar, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $154,700 to continue to provide school and community based mental health services to Latino children and their families for the period July 1, 2004 through June 30, 2005, including an automatic extension through December 31, 2005 in an amount not to exceed $77,350.  (Budgeted, 50% Federal Medi-Cal, 50% State EPSDT)  (All Districts)

 

C.54    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute novation contracts to continue to provide residential alcohol and drug abuse treatment and detoxification services to homeless individuals participating in the “Project Coming Home” Program for the period July 1, 2004 through June 30, 2005.  (Budgeted, 100% Federal SAMHSA)  (All Districts)

 

Contractor Amount Not to Exceed
J. Cole Recovery Homes, Inc. $44,124
Bi-Bett Corporation $118,350

 

C.55    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with River Oak Child Development, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $85,419 to provide therapeutic behavioral services to County-referred clients ages 0–21 years for the period September 1, 2004 through June 30, 2005, including an automatic extension through December 31, 2005 in an amount not to exceed $56,946.  (Budgeted, 50% Federal Medi-Cal, 40% State EPSDT, 10% Mental Health Realignment)  (All Districts)

 

C.56    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Alta Bates Medical Center, Inc., for its Herrick Hospital in an amount not to exceed $250,000 to continue to provide inpatient psychiatric hospital services to county-referred clients for the period July 1, 2004 through June 30, 2006.  (Budgeted, 100% State Managed Care Allocation)  (All Districts)

 

C.57    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Fred Finch Youth Center, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $194,262, to continue to provide an intensive day treatment program and medication support services to seriously emotionally disturbed children for the period July 1, 2004 through June 30, 2005, including an automatic extension through December 31, 2005 in an amount not to exceed $97,131.  (Budgeted, 50% Federal FFP Medi-Cal, 46% State EPSDT, 4% Other Participating Regional Centers and Counties)  (All Districts)

 

C.58    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Northern California Health Care System to extend the term from July 31, 2004 to July 31, 2005 to continue to provide a full range of nuclear medicine services to patients at the Veterans Affairs Outpatient Clinic in Martinez and/or the Contra Costa Regional Medical Center Nuclear Medicine Department in accordance with a specified fee schedule.  (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 12.6% County, 87.4% Patient/Third Party Revenues)  (All Districts)

 

C.59    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Ecology and Environmental, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $102,157 to provide consulting and training to facilitate development and implementation of a countywide emergency training/exercise program for hospitals, clinics, Public Health, and the Emergency Medical Services System, to assist with emergency planning and to provide reports for the period August 1, 2004 through August 31, 2005.  (Budgeted, 100% State Department of Health Services, Health Resources and Services Administration)  (All Districts)

 

C.60    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Mental Health Resource Group, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $75,000 to provide temporary personnel registry services at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center and 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.61    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Touchstone Counseling, Inc., effective June 1, 2004, to increase the payment limit by $6,230 to a new payment limit of $64,230 to provide additional mental health services to CalWORKs participants, with no change in the original term of July 1, 2003 through June 30, 2004, and no change in the extension amount of $29,000 through December 31, 2004.  (Budgeted, 100% State CalWORKs)  (All Districts)

 

C.62    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a cancellation agreement with William B. Workman, M.D., effective at the close of business August 31, 2004, related to the provision of orthopedic services.  (Enterprise I: 12.6% County, 87.4% Patient/Third Party Revenues)  (All Districts)

 

C.63    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Essex Environmental, effective September 1, 2004, to increase the payment limit by $6,000 to a new payment limit of $49,500 for “on call” environmental consulting services, Countywide. (48% Flood Control and Water Conservation District Funds, 48%, Local Road Funds & 4% Airport Project Funds) (All Districts)

 

Leases

 

C.64    EXERCISE the first option for a five-year extension of the lease with North Richmond Commercial Development, Inc., in the amount of $915 per month for the period January 1, 2005 through December 31, 2009 for the premises at 1535 3rd Street, Richmond, for continued occupancy by the Employment and Human Services Department, as recommended by the General Services Director.  (Budgeted) (District I)

 

Other Actions

 

C.65    APPROVE the fleet equipment replacement budget “Master List,” which establishes the plan for vehicle replacement for Fiscal Year 2004/2005, as recommended by the County Administrator.  (All Districts)

 

C.66    ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/490 authorizing the issuance of tax-exempt bonds in an amount not to exceed $14.7 million for the acquisition and rehabilitation of the Marina Heights Apartments, Pittsburg, and actions related thereto, a recommended by the Community Development Director.  (No County cost) (District V)

 

C.67    APPROVE agreement with the El Cerrito Redevelopment Agency to subordinate the County’s AB 1290 pass-through for the Agency’s proposed 2004 bonds, as recommended by the County Administrator.  (District I)

 

C.68    APPROVE the replacement and removal of 22 current investment options and the addition of 25 new investment options from the County  Deferred Compensation Program, as recommended by the County Deferred Compensation Advisory Committee.  (All Districts)

 

C.69    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Purchasing Agent, or designee, to purchase a patrol vehicle for the Sheriff-Coroner, P-1 District (Crockett) to replace a vehicle that was damaged in an accident, as recommended by the General Services Director.  (Budgeted) (District II) (Consider with C.27) 

 

C.70    ACCEPT Canvass of Votes of the Police Service Area P-6, Zone 504, Subdivision 038710 Election held on August 24, 2004, as recommended by the County Registrar of Voters.  (All Districts)

 

C.71    APPROVE amendments to the Contra Costa County Schools Insurance Group’s Conflict of Interest Code to include new positions and revise the titles of existing positions that are subject to the code, as recommended by the County Counsel.

 

C.72    APPROVE amendments to the San Ramon Valley Fire Protection District’s Conflict of Interest Code to include new positions and revise the titles of existing positions that are subject to the code, as recommended by the County Counsel.

 

C.73    APPROVE amendments to the Central Contra Costa Sanitary District’s Conflict of Interest Code to include new positions and revise the titles of existing positions that are subject to the code, as recommended by the County Counsel.

 

C.74    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to submit the Contra Costa County Area Agency on Aging Area Plan Year-End Report for fiscal year 2003/2004 to the California Department on Aging, and AUTHORIZE the Chair, Board of Supervisors, to sign the Letter of Transmittal.  (All Districts)

 

C.75    APPROVE the revised Hazardous Materials Commission Bylaws, which state that if a Commissioner or alternate attending in his/her place misses more than half of the full Commission meetings held in the final year of his/her term, the Commission shall recommend against reappointment, as recommended and approved by the Hazardous Materials Commission.  (All Districts)

 

C.76    APPROVE response to Grand Jury Report No. 0404, entitled "Take Action Now to Reduce Costs of Retiree Health Insurance" and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to forward the Board's response to the Superior Court no later than September 22, 2004, as recommended by the County Administrator.  (All Districts)

APPROVED response to Grand Jury Report No. 0404, entitled "Take Action Now to Reduce Costs of Retiree Health Insurance"; DIRECTED the Clerk of the Board to forward the Board's response to the Superior Court no later than September 22, 2004; and REFERRED the report and response to Finance Committee for further review and recommendations to the Board.

 

C.77    APPROVE response to Grand Jury Report No. 0409, entitled "Budget Woes and Layoffs:  The Contribution of Pension Improvements" and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to forward the Board's response to the Superior Court no later than September 22, 2004, as recommended by the County Administrator.  (All Districts)

APPROVED response to Grand Jury Report No. 0409, entitled "Budget Woes and Layoffs:  The Contribution of Pension Improvements";  DIRECTED the Clerk of the Board to forward the Board's response to the Superior Court no later than September 22, 2004, as recommended by the County Administrator; and REFERRED the report and response to Finance Committee for further review and recommendations to the Board.

 

Redevelopment Agency

 

C.78    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Redevelopment Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Ernst & Associates, effective June 30, 2004, to increase the payment limit by $700 to a new payment limit of $20,700 to provide for a feasibility analysis of a business conference center at the Pleasant Hill BART Station.  (100% County Redevelopment Agency funds) (District IV)