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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 28, 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

___TIME____

9:30 A.M.        Convene, call to order and opening ceremonies.

There were no Closed Session announcements

 

Inspirational Thought  -  “When you tug on a string in Nature, you find it is connected to everything else.”  ~John Muir

 

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

Approved as listed.

                      

HOUSING AUTHORITY CONSENT ITEMS       Approved as listed.

 

HA.1    APPOINT Phaeng Toommaly Anderson to the Appointee #2 seat on the Advisory Housing Commission, as recommended by the Internal Operations Committee.  (All Districts)

 

9:35 A.M.

 

PRESENTATIONS

 

PR.1    PRESENTATION to adopt Resolution No. 2004/507 proclaiming October 6, 2004 as the “Community Awareness and Emergency Response Group (CAER) Countywide All School Shelter-In-Place Education Day in Contra Costa County”.  (Tony Semenza, Executive Director of Contra Costa CAER Group; Captain Dale Varandy, Sheriff-Coroner) (All Districts)

 

PR.2    PRESENTATION acknowledging Contra Costa Television’s (CCTV) Award winning programs and its 10 years of service to the residents of Contra Costa County.  (Patricia Burke, Director, Office of Communications and Media) (All Districts)

 

PR.3    PRESENTATION to approve and authorize the County Librarian to accept a $10,000 donation from the Wells Fargo Foundation for the Library’s Teen Reading Program, accept the County Librarian’s 2003/2004 report on donations, gifts and grants, and recognize several of the Library’s donors.  (Anne Cain, County Librarian) (All Districts)

 

10:00 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    CONTINUED HEARING on the appeal of Alfred A. Affinito (Owner) from the decision of the County Abatement Officer declaring a public nuisance on property located at 6111 Kirker Pass Road, Pittsburg.  (Greg Staffelbach, Building Inspection Department) (District V)

CONTINUED to October 19, 2004 at 9:30 a.m. the hearing on the appeal of Alfred A. Affinito (Owner) from the decision of the County Abatement Officer declaring a public nuisance on property located at 6111 Kirker Pass Road, Pittsburg. 

 

 SD.3   CONSIDER approving and authorizing the Employment and Human Services Director to submit the Child Welfare Redesign System Improvement Plan to the California State Department of Social Services, as recommended by the Family and Human Services Committee.  (John Cullen, Employment and Human Services Director) (All Districts)

CONSIDERED approving and authorizing the Employment and Human Services Director to submit the Child Welfare Redesign System Improvement Plan to the California State Department of Social Services, as recommended by the Family and Human Services Committee; APPROVED the Contra Costa County System Improvement Plan (SIP) for submission by the Employment and Human Services Department’s Children and Family Services Bureau to the California State Department of Social Services.

 

SD.4    CONSIDER approving and authorizing the Community Development Director to issue a Request for Proposals for countywide landlord/tenant and fair housing services for fiscal year 2005/2006, as recommended by the Family and Human Services Committee.  (Gabriel Lemus, Community Development Department) (U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development funds; no General Fund impact) (All Districts)

CONSIDERED approving and authorizing the Community Development Director to issue a Request for Proposals (RFP) for countywide landlord/tenant and fair housing services for fiscal year 2005/2006: REFERRED the matter to staff and to the Family and Human Services Committee; CLARIFIED that ancillary services are not excluded; and DIRECTED that the RFP require respondents to clearly identify how they would address all of the geographical issues.  (AYES: I, I, III;  NOES:  IV, V; ABSENT: None; ABSTAIN: None)

 

SD.5    CONSIDER adopting Resolution No. 2004/508 supporting the 2004 Contra Costa County Combined Charities Campaign Kick-Off for the campaign period October 1 through October 29, 2004, Countywide. (Maurice Shiu, 2004 Campaign Chair, Public Works Director) (All Districts)

 

SD.6    HEARING to adopt Resolution No. 2004/509 accepting tabulation of mail-in ballots, confirming the diagram and assessment, and levy of parking district charges for SD 8710, Discovery Bay West Parking District, Discovery Bay area.  (Eric Whan, Public Works Department) (Discovery Bay West Parking District Funds) (District III)

CLOSED the public hearing; and ADOPTED Resolution No. 2004/509 accepting tabulation of mail-in ballots, confirming the diagram and assessment, and levy of parking district charges for SD 8710, Discovery Bay West Parking District, Discovery Bay area. 

 

10:30 A.M.

 

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

 

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

Ralph A. Hernandez, Chair of Citizens for Democracy, and the Alliance of California Taxpayers, Antioch, urging a no vote on Measure J, which he believes is not necessary until Measure C expires.

 

Norma A. Hernandez, senior citizens representative for Citizens for Democracy, Antioch, regarding growth management in transportation funding (Measure C) by city councils, and opposing Measure J;

 

Douglas Johnson, 126 Williamson Court, Martinez, informing that he has removed the inspirational sign from his property, the need for simplicity in management, and the current state of lack of hope and human kindness in the world.

 

D.2      CONSIDER introducing Ordinance No. 2004-20 to require the registration of lobbyists who attempt to influence legislative or administrative action of the County and its officials and to require such lobbyists to file quarterly reports of their lobbying activities, waiving reading, and fixing October 5, 2004 for adoption.  (Supervisors DeSaulnier and Greenberg) (All Districts)

REFERRED to the Internal Operations Committee consideration to adopt an ordinance to require the registration of lobbyists who attempt to influence legislative or administrative action of the County and its officials and to require such lobbyists to file quarterly reports of their lobbying activities, accompanied by all the related concerns as raised today, including but not limited to:  the thresholds at which reporting would be required, exemptions for particular categories of persons and situations in which contact occurs, classification and enforcement of violations, and calendar date such reporting would begin. The Internal Operations Committee to return to the Board with report in 90 days;  AGREED that the protocols to introduce an item for consideration and the referral of items to standing Board Committees should be examined.

 

D.3      CONSIDER introducing Ordinance No. 2004-22 to impose limits on contributions to candidates for countywide office (Assessor, Auditor, County Clerk, District Attorney, Sheriff, and Treasurer-Tax Collector) on a per election cycle basis, waiving reading, and fixing October 5, 2004 for adoption.  (Supervisor Gioia and District Attorney Robert Kochly) (All Districts)

INTRODUCED Ordinance No. 2004-22 to impose limits on contributions to candidates for countywide office (Assessor, Auditor, County Clerk, District Attorney, Sheriff, and Treasurer-Tax Collector) on a per election cycle basis, waiving reading, and fixing October 5, 2004 for adoption.  INTRODUCED Ordinance No.2004-22; AMENDED sections 530-2.402, and 530-2.404 of the County’s Election Campaign Ordinance; WAIVED the reading and FIXED October 5, 2004 for adoption; AMENDED Section I. SUMMARY to read as: “Under Section I. SUMMARY.  This ordinance amends Division 530, Election Campaign, section 530-2.402 to provide that limits on individual campaign contributions for non-supervisorial candidates are imposed per election cycle as defined in Section 530-2.404 to provide that limits on broad based political committee contributions for non-supervisorial candidates are imposed per election cycle.  This ordinance adds an uncodified section clarifying the Board’s intent that no candidate shall be subject to sanction for receipt of lawful contributions prior to the effective date of this ordinance; “ and “ Section II. Section 530-2.402 AMENDED to read:530-2.402 Individual campaign contributions.  In a single county election cycle, no person or political committee (other than the candidate or a broad based political committee shall make, and no candidate or campaign treasurer shall accept any monetary or non-monetary contribution to or for a single candidate for county office or to or for a committee authorized in writing by the candidate to accept contributions for him or her, which will cause the total amount contributed by such person or political committee in support of that candidate for that election cycle to exceed one thousand six hundred seventy-five dollars”.

 

D.4      CONSIDER directing the Community Development Department to require an economic impact analysis and report as part of any development application resulting in commercial uses of 60,000 square feet or more.  (Supervisors DeSaulnier and Gioia) (Applicant fees) (All Districts)

CONSIDERED directing the Community Development Department to require an economic impact analysis and report as part of any development application resulting in commercial uses of 60,000 square feet or more;  REFERRED the matter to the Finance Committee for review and report, to encompass all concerns raised by the Board today, including but not limited to:  policy to be mandatory or discretionary, project size at which an analysis would be required, and the cost to applicants;  to return with report within 90 days.

 

 Closed Session

 

1:00 P.M.

 

D.5      CONTINUED HEARING on the County-initiated General Plan Amendment and Rezoning to bring conformance with the ALUC’s Airport Land Use Compatibility Plan.  (Patrick Roche, Community Development Department) (Districts III, IV)  To be continued to October 12, 2004.  

CONTINUED to October 12, 2004 at 1:00 p.m. the hearing on the County-initiated General Plan Amendment and Rezoning to bring conformance with the ALUC’s Airport Land Use Compatibility Plan.

 

 

Homeless Forum

October 1, 2004    8:00 a.m.

Hillcrest Congregational Church

404 Gregory Lane

Pleasant Hill, California

 

 

CONSENT ITEMS

 

(Items are subject to removal from Consent Calendar by request of any Supervisor or on request for discussion by a member of the public).

 

Road and Transportation

 

C.1      APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Ove Arup and Partners California Ltd., effective June 1, 2004, to increase the payment limit by $16,888 to a new payment limit of $936,888, for additional utility potholing for the Iron Horse Trail Pedestrian/Bicycle Overcrossing Project, Pleasant Hill BART Station area. (Redevelopment Agency Funds) (District IV)

 

C.2      ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/510 ratifying prior decision of the Public Works Director to fully close a portion of Franciscan Way on September 28, 2004 from 8:00 a.m. through 5:00 p.m., for the purpose of the removal of a large tree to clear PG&E power lines, Kensington area. (District I)

 

C.3      ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/511 ratifying prior decision of the Public Works Director to fully close all of “A” Street on September 18, 2004 from 8:00 a.m. through 9:00 p.m., for the purpose of the dedication of the Fire Station, Knightsen area. (District III)

 

C.4      APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Chair, Board of Supervisors, to execute the Joint Exercise of Powers Agreement with the City of El Cerrito in the amount of $27,685 for the application of a slurry seal surface treatment and replacement of thermoplastic striping and markings on sections of City-owned Colusa Avenue and Santa Fe Avenue, for the period July 30 through October 29, 2004, Kensington/El Cerrito area.  (Local Road Funds) (District I)

 

C.5      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 $877.50 and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to charge the project the sum of $877.50 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      ADOPT Traffic Resolution No. 2004/4086 declaring an all-way stop at the intersection of Byron Highway and Balfour Road, Knightsen area. (District III)

 

Engineering Services

 

C.7      MS 96-00004:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/512 accepting completion of private improvements for project being developed by Tineke Jacobsen, Walnut Creek area. (District III)

 

C.8      SD 01-08531:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/513 accepting completion of improvements and declaring Medburn Street as a County road for project being developed by Janin Associates, Clyde area. (District IV)

 

C.9      SD 02-08685:   ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/514 accepting offer of dedication for public utilities (lots 33-37) for project being developed by Shapell Industries, a Division of Shapell Industries, Inc., a Delaware Corp., San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.10    SD 02-08685:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/515 accepting offer of dedication for public utilities (lots 88-92) for project being developed by Shapell Industries, a Division of Shapell Industries, Inc., a Delaware Corp.,San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.11    SD 02-08688:   ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/516 accepting grant of easement for landscape purposes for project being developed by Shapell Industries, a Division of Shapell Industries, a Delaware Corp., San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

Special Districts & County Airports

 

C.12    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute the Consent to Assignment of Lease with Airport Capital Group, L.P., for the property at 45 John Glenn Road, Concord area. (No fiscal impact) (District IV) 

 

C.13    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Chair, Board of Supervisors, to execute a reimbursement agreement between the Flood Control and Water Conservation District and KB Home in the amount of $26,042 for Subdivisions 7219 and 7220, effective September 28, 2004 through September 2014 or until reimbursed for the installation of drainage infrastructure, Antioch area. (Drainage Area 56 Funds) (District V)

 

C.14    ACCEPT report and ADOPT recommendations of the Finance Committee regarding implementation of the new C.3 water quality provisions of the Contra Costa Countywide National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Municipal Stormwater Permit, Countywide. (Costs to be reimbursed by new water quality building permit fees) (All Districts)

 

C.15    ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/517 approving and authorizing the conveyance of an easement across Contra Costa County Flood Control and Water Conservation District’s (District) property to the Diablo Water District for the installation, operation, and maintenance of a waterline facility for Subdivision 6963, Marsh Creek; and authorizing the Chair, Board of Supervisors, to execute a Grant of Easement on behalf of the District in consideration for the payment received in full in the amount of $1,000, Oakley area. (Drainage Area 52D Revenue Funds) (District V)

 

C.16    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Mount Diablo YMCA, effective July 1, 2004, to increase the payment limit by $22,900 to a new payment limit of $118,400 and to extend the term from July 1 to December 31, 2004 for recreational programming services, Alamo area. (County Service Area R-7A Funds) (District III)

 

C.17    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Freitas Landscape & Maintenance, effective August 1, 2004, to increase the payment limit by $15,000 to a new payment limit of $60,216 for landscape and grounds maintenance, MonTaraBay Community Center/Ballfield and Montalvin Park, San Pablo area. (County Service Area M-17 Funds) (District I)

 

C.18    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a contract with HS Operating Services in the amount of $111,900 to provide ongoing operations and maintenance for the Wastewater Treatment System in Sanitation District 5 for the period October 1, 2004 through September 30, 2006, Port Costa area. (Sanitation District 5, Port Costa Funds) (District II)

 

C.19    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a contract with HS Operating Services in the amount of $79,300 to provide ongoing operations and maintenance for the Wastewater Treatment System in Sanitation District 6 for the period October 1, 2004 through September 30, 2006, Martinez area. (Sanitation District 6, Stonehurst Funds) (District II)

 

Claims, Collections & Litigation

 

C.20    DENY claims of California State Automobile Association on behalf of Martha Cruz; GEICO Insurance/Morales; Masoud Vafaei and Mitra Pejman; and Paul D. and Julie A. Ford.  (All Districts)

 

C.21    RECEIVE report concerning the final settlement of Ed Houser vs. Contra Costa County and AUTHORIZE payment from the Medical Liability Trust Fund in the amount of $220,000 and any counseling expenses, as recommended by the County Administrator.  (All Districts)

 

C.22    RECEIVE report concerning the final settlement of Pamela Carey vs. Contra Costa County and AUTHORIZE payment from the Workers’ Compensation Trust Fund in the amount of $30,000, as recommended by the County Administrator.  (All Districts)

 

C.23    RECEIVE report concerning the final settlement of Christopher Herrera vs. Contra Costa County and AUTHORIZE payment from the Medical Liability Trust Fund in the amount of $29,999, as recommended by the County Administrator.  (All Districts)

 

Honors & Proclamations

 

C.24    ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/518 proclaiming October 2004 as “Domestic Violence Awareness Month in Contra Costa County”, as recommended by Supervisor Glover.  (All Districts)

 

C.25    ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/519 honoring Michael F. Hoffschneider for his meritorious career and retirement from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, as recommended by Supervisor Uilkema.  (District II)

  

C.26    ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/520 commemorating the 30th Anniversary of the sister city relationship between the City of Concord and Kitakami City, Japan, as recommended by Supervisor DeSaulnier.  (District IV)

 

Appointments & Resignations

 

C.27    APPOINT Christa Whitney  as the District IA Representative on the Countywide Youth Commission, as recommended by Supervisor Gioia.  (District I)

 

C.28    ACCEPT resignation of Cheryl Hune from the At-Large 2 seat on the Mobile Home Advisory Committee, DECLARE the seat vacant, and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy, as recommended by the Mobile Home Advisory Committee.  (All Districts)

 

C.29    DECLARE vacant the At Large #2 and #3 seats on the Arts and Culture Commission previously held by Eileen Ward and Michael Manley due to their resignations, and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancies, as recommended by the Commission.  (All Districts)

 

C.30    RE-APPOINT Eunice Lee, Tania Chen, Andrew Lai, and Ada Edwards, and APPOINT Danielle Pineda, Jonathan Wu, Megan Telles, and Juliet Paulson to the Countywide Youth Commission, as recommended by the Internal Operations Committee.  (All Districts)

 

C.31    MOVE Dr. Tang-Chung Wu from the Environmental Engineer Alternate seat to the Environmental Engineer seat on the Hazardous Materials Commission, DECLARE vacant the Environmental Engineer Alternate seat, and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy, as recommended by the Internal Operations Committee.  (All Districts)

 

C.32    APPOINT Tony Martarella to Seat #9 on the Human Relations Commission, as recommended by the Internal Operations Committee.  (All Districts)

 

C.33    ACCEPT resignation of Sally Schultz from the Advisory Council on Aging, DECLARE vacant the Local Committee Pleasant Hill seat, and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy, as recommended by the Advisory Council on Aging.  (District IV)

 

C.34    APPOINT John G. Stark to the Local Committee San Ramon seat on the Advisory Council on Aging, as recommended by the Advisory Council on Aging.  (District III)

 

C.35    ACCEPT resignations of Chuck Spence and Barbara Becnel from the Workforce Development Board; DECLARE vacant the Education #3 seat, One Stop Mandated Partner #6 seat, and the Community Based #1 seat; and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancies, as recommended by the Workforce Development Board.  (All Districts)

 

Appropriation Adjustments  - 2004/2005 FY

 

C.36    General Services/Fleet Services (0063):  APPROVE Appropriation Adjustment No. 5000 authorizing new revenue in the amount of $15,151 from accumulated depreciation and estimated salvage from a vehicle and APPROPRIATE to the General Services Department to replace a vehicle on the Vehicle Master Replacement List for the Sheriff’s Office.  (All Districts)

 

C.37    Employment and Human Services Department – IHSS (0508):  APPROVE Appropriation Adjustment No. 5017 authorizing new revenue in the amount of $1,242,727 and establishing appropriations for the In-Home Supportive Services Public Authority for fiscal year 2004/2005.  (All Districts)

 

Intergovernmental Relations

 

C.38    REFER to the Transportation, Water and Infrastructure Committee the matter of a proposed new joint powers authority to run the San Joaquin train service that is now operated by Caltrans, as recommended by the Community Development Director.  (Districts I, II, V)

 

Personnel Actions

 

C.39    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 19758 adding one Network Technician I position, canceling one Clerk-Recorder Data Processing Manager position, and abandoning the class of Clerk-Recorder Data Processing Manager in the Clerk-Recorder Department.  (Cost savings) (All Districts)

 

C.40    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 19755 adding one Fire Prevention Technician position and canceling one Accounting Technician position in the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District.  (Budgeted) (All Districts)

 

C.41    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 19748 canceling one Medical Records Coder position, and adding one Senior Medical Records Technician position in the Health Services Department.  (Cost savings)  (All Districts)

 

C.42    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 19765 canceling one Patient Financial Services Specialist – Project position, and adding one Patient Financial Services Specialist position in the Health Services Department.  (Cost neutral)  (All Districts)

 

Grants & Contracts

 

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

 

C.43    DELETE

 

C.44    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to apply for and accept Environmental Justice Grant funding in the amount of $36,000 from the California State Department of Transportation for the Welfare to Work Transportation Action Plan Update and Expansion Project for federal fiscal year 2003/2004.  (100% Workforce Investment Act funds)  (All Districts)

 

C.45    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to accept funding in the amount of $576,000 from First 5 Contra Costa Children and Families Commission for the Home Visiting in Contra Costa County Program for the period July 1, 2004 through June 30, 2005.  (No County match)  (All Districts)

 

C.46    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director to transfer a maximum of $10,000,000 to the State of California as authorized under SB 1255, to be utilized by the State to provide funds to disproportionate share hospitals, making Contra Costa Regional Medical Center eligible for a maximum of $10 million in matching federal funds.  (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.47    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Development Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Moore Iacofano Goltsman, Inc. (MIG), effective September 29, 2004, to extend the term from September 30, 2004 to March 31, 2005 to allow for additional public outreach in developing a shortcut path for Pleasant Hill BART, with no increase to the payment limit of $50,000.  (District IV)

 

C.48    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the County Administrator, or designee, to execute a contract with Devorah Levine in an amount not to exceed $116,328 for governmental oversight and coordination of the County’s Zero Tolerance for Domestic Violence Initiative and staff support to the Children and Families Policy forum for the period October 1, 2004 through September 30, 2005.  (Budgeted) (All Districts)

 

C.49    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with the Contra Costa County Office of Education in the amount of $39,169 to continue to provide refugee employment services for the period October 1, 2004 through September 30, 2005.   (Budgeted, 98.5% Federal, 1.5% County)  (All Districts)

 

C.50    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with the Contra Costa County Office of Education in the amount of $35,805 to continue to provide supportive services to limited English-proficient CalWORKs participants in Central and East County for the period October 1, 2004 through June 30, 2005.  (Budgeted, 85% Federal, 15% County)  (Districts III, IV and V) 

 

C.51    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with the Regents, University of California, San Francisco to increase the payment limit by $19,500 to a new payment limit of $59,500 and to extend the term from September 30, 2004 to March 31, 2005 to provide additional research services for the Providing Assistance to Caregivers in Transition Program.  (Budgeted, 100% Federal)  (All Districts) 

 

C.52    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Catholic Charities of the East Bay, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $27,200 to provide Transitional Housing Program – Plus services to emancipated foster youth for the period July 1, 2004 through June 30, 2005.  (Budgeted, 100% State)  (All Districts)

 

C.53    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Valerie Earley to increase the payment limit by $18,000 to a new payment limit of $43,000 to provide additional facilitation services to the Child Welfare Redesign Permanency and Youth Transition Workshops and consultation to the Child Welfare Redesign Program, with no change in the term of November 1, 2003 through October 31, 2004.  (Budgeted, 100% Federal)  (All Districts)

 

C.54    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Greater Richmond Interfaith Program, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $60,000 to provide needle exchange services in East and West County for the period September 1, 2004 through August 31, 2005.  (Budgeted, 100% County)  (All Districts)

 

C.55    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute contracts each in the amount of $50,000 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                                                                                                     Contract Term

                 Patricia Hurt, L.C.S.W.                                                                 October 1, 2004 – June 30, 2006

                 Joseph Chan, M.D.                                                                       October 1, 2004 – June 30, 2006

                 Traditions Behavioral Health, Inc.                                                        July 1, 2004 – June 30, 2006

 

C.56    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Mental Health Consumer Concerns, Inc., effective September 30, 2004, to increase the payment limit by $43,932 to a new payment limit of $149,953 and extend the term from September 30, 2004 to September 30, 2005 to continue to provide peer counseling services to homeless clients in the Health, Housing and Integrated Services Network.  (Budgeted, 100% Federal SAMHSA)  (All Districts)

 

C.57    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Rubicon Programs, Inc., effective September 30, 2004, to increase the payment limit by $89,448 to a new payment limit of $461,162 and to extend the term from September 30, 2004 to September 30, 2005 to continue to provide vocational and money management services to homeless clients in the Health, Housing and Integrated Services Network.  (Budgeted, 100% Federal SAMHSA)  (All Districts)

 

C.58    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Phoenix Programs, Inc., effective September 30, 2004, to increase the payment limit by $113,767 to a new payment limit of $277,975 and to extend the term from September 30, 2004 to September 30, 2005 to continue to provide vocational, rental assistance and other support services to homeless clients in the Health, Housing and Integrated Services Network.  (Budgeted, 100% Federal SAMHSA)  (All Districts)

 

C.59    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Phoenix Programs, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $362,825 to continue to provide dual-diagnosis evaluation services for the Synergy Program for the period September 30, 2004 through September 29, 2005.  (Budgeted, 100% Federal SAMHSA)  (All Districts)

 

C.60    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Community Technology Alliance, Inc., effective September 30, 2004, to increase the payment limit by $24,000 to a new payment limit of $98,000 and to extend the term from September 30, 2004 to June 30, 2005 to continue to provide development and implementation services for the Homeless Management Information System.   (Budgeted, 100% Federal McKinney-Vento)  (All Districts)

C.61    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Alliance Medical Group, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $95,000 to continue to provide professional primary care services to Contra Costa Health Plan members 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.62    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Edward Connolly, M.D., in an amount not to exceed $80,000 to continue to provide professional pediatric services to Contra Costa Health Plan members for the period October 1, 2004 through September 30, 2005.  (Budgeted, Enterprise II: 5.9% County, 94.1% Health Plan Member Premiums)  (All Districts)

 

C.63    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with California Heart Medical Group, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $50,000 to continue to provide professional primary surgical care services to Contra Costa Health Plan members for the period October 1, 2004 through September 30, 2005.  (Budgeted, Enterprise II: 5.9% County, 94.1% Health Plan Member Premiums)  (All Districts)

 

C.64    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Patricia Carson Sussman, M.S., in an amount not to exceed $96,569 to continue to assist the County in developing a seamless system of long term care services for seniors and adults with disabilities 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.65    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Mary Davenport, M.D., in an amount not to exceed $75,000 to continue to provide professional obstetric and gynecology services to Contra Costa Health Plan members for the period October 1, 2004 through September 30, 2005.  (Budgeted, Enterprise II: 5.9% County, 94.1% Health Plan Member Premiums)  (All Districts)

 

Leases

 

C.66    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Director of General Services, or designee, to execute a three-year lease commencing October 1, 2004 with Richmond Elementary School in the amount of $77,500 for the County-owned buildings at 1014 Florida Avenue, Richmond. (Revenue accrues to the Community Services Department) (District I) (Consider with C.76)

 

C.67    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the General Services Director, or designee, to execute a month-to-month rental agreement, commencing October 1, 2004, with Dennis Chow and Monica Mui Ung, at a monthly rate of $1,650, for the premises at 1420 Livorna Road, Alamo. (Revenue accrues to the Flood Control and Water Conservation District) (District III)

 

Other Actions

 

C.68    ACCEPT Canvass of Votes of the Police Service Area P-6, Zone 3104, Subdivision 028687 Election held on September 14, 2004, as recommended by the County Registrar of Voters.  (All Districts)

 

C.69    ADOPT Resolution Nos. 2004/504 and 2004/505 declaring the County’s intention to establish a Mello-Roos Community Facilities District for the Delta Coves subdivision, Bethel Island area, and authorize the District to incur bonded indebtedness, as recommended by the Community Development Director.  (District V)

 

C.70    ALLOCATE $1,000,000 in Fiscal Year 2004/2005 HOME Housing Development Assistance Funds, and APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Deputy Director-Redevelopment, to execute required  documents for the development of The Courtyards at Cypress Grove Housing Project in Oakley, as recommended by the Affordable Housing Finance Committee.  (District V)

 

C.71    RESCIND existing land conservation contract No. 3-69 affecting Assessor’s Parcel No. 354-310-021 and APPROVE a new land conservation contract relating to land owned by Thomas Brenkle, located at Cummings Skyway and State Route 4, Franklin Canyon area, as recommended by the Community Development Director.  (District II)

 

C.72    AUTHORIZE the Community Development Director to submit the Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) for Fiscal Year 2003/2004 CDBG, HOME, ESG and HOPWA programs to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.  (All Districts)

 

C.73    ALLOCATE $500,000 in Fiscal Year 2004/2005 HOME Housing Development Assistance Funds and $339,890 in Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS Funds, and APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Deputy Director-Redevelopment, or designee, to execute required documents for the development of the Lakeside Apartment Housing Project in Concord, as recommended by the Community Development Director.  (District IV)

 

C.74    WAIVE fees in the amount of $1,400 for the use of the Crockett Community Center by the Crockett Community for 13th Annual Festival on the Strait, as recommended by Supervisor Uilkema.  (District II)

 

C.75    Adopt Resolution No. 2004/506 amending Board of Supervisors action of September 14, 2004 (C.116), to correct the Fiscal Year 2004/2005 negative secured property tax rate applicable to the Los Medanos Healthcare District from (0.037)% to (0.0144)%, and authorizing the levying of this rate against the taxable secured property within the District, as recommended by the Auditor-Controller.  (All Districts)

 

C.76    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Richmond Elementary School to provide Head Start Program enhancement services at no charge to the County for the period October 1, 2004 through September 30, 2007.  (District I) (Consider with C.66)

 

C.77    ADOPT final changes to close out the Fiscal Year 2003/2004 County and Special District Budgets, including changes to revenues, appropriations, reserves, designations; AUTHORIZE the Auditor-Controller to make the necessary changes in the financial accounting system; ADOPT final changes in the Fiscal Year 2004/2005 County and Special District Budgets, including designations and changes to appropriations, revenues, reserves and fund balances; and AUTHORIZE the County Administrator and Auditor-Controller to make technical adjustments to the budgets, as recommended by the County Administrator.  (All Districts)

 

C.78    AUTHORIZE the Chair, Board of Supervisors, to sign the County Subvention Program Certificate of Compliance and the Medi-Cal Cost Avoidance Program Agreement administered by the California Department of Veterans Affairs, as recommended by the Veterans Services Officer.  (All Districts)

 

C.79    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, and the Workforce Development Board to jointly submit the Workforce Investment Act Strategic Five-Year Local Plan, Fifth-Year Local Plan Modifications for Title I of the Workforce Investment Act of 1998 to the State of California Employment Development Department, and AUTHORIZE the Chair, Board of Supervisors, to sign the Fifth-Year Local Plan Modifications.  (All Districts)

 

C.80    AUTHORIZE the Health Services Emergency Medical Services Agency to purchase 42 CR Plus automatic defibrillators from Medtronic Physio-Control, Inc., that have been in use by fire service agencies in Contra Costa County participating in vendor-sponsored product evaluation; and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Emergency Medical Services Agency to assign the defibrillators to public agencies within the County agreeing to establish or participate in a Public Access Defibrillation Program.  (Budgeted, 100% Measure H)  (All Districts)

 

C.81    CONTINUE the emergency action originally taken by the Board of Supervisors on December 14, 1999 based on the increasing/epidemic number of AIDS/HIV and Hepatitis C cases among injection drug users in Contra Costa County.  (All Districts)

 

C.82    CONTINUE the emergency action originally taken by the Board of Supervisors on November 16, 1999 regarding the issue of homelessness in Contra Costa County.  (All Districts)

 

C.83    CONTINUE the emergency action originally taken by the Board of Supervisors on August 17, 2004, regarding the repair of San Pablo Avenue Bridge at Rodeo Creek, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Rodeo area. (Local Road Funds) (District II)

 

C.84    CONTINUE the emergency action taken by the Board on April 6, 2004, pursuant to Public Contract Code Sections 22035 and 22050, to complete the Contra Costa County Animal Services Facility at 4800 Imhoff Place, Martinez, for the Animal Services Department, as recommended by the General Services Director. (District II)

 

C.85    CONTINUE the emergency action originally taken by the Board on November 18, 2003 on the Juvenile Hall Addition Project, as recommended by the County Administrator. (All Districts)

 

C.86    ADOPT Resolution No. 2004/521 authorizing the sale and issuance of General Obligation Bonds, Election of 2002, Series 2004, on behalf of the San Ramon Valley Unified School District in an aggregate principal amount not to exceed $125,000,000.  (No fiscal impact to the County) (District IV)

 

Redevelopment Agency

 

C.87    AUTHORIZE the Redevelopment Director to submit an application to the California Housing Finance Agency for a $1.1 million loan of HELP funds for the ABC Apartments Project in El Sobrante, incur the HELP loan indebtedness, and execute required legal agreements.  (District I)

 

Consent Items of Board Members

 

C.88    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Chair, Board of Supervisors, to execute a Joint Exercise of Powers agreement with Alameda County in the amount of $75,000 to construct a soft median on Vasco Road, Brentwood area, as recommended by Supervisor Greenberg.  (District III)

 

 

 

GENERAL INFORMATION

 

 

The Board meets in all its capacities pursuant to Ordinance Code Section 24-2.402, including as the Housing Authority and the Redevelopment Agency.  Persons who wish to address the Board should complete the form provided for that purpose and furnish a copy of any written statement to the Clerk.

 

All matters listed under CONSENT ITEMS are considered by the Board to be routine and will be enacted by one motion. There will be no separate discussion of these items unless requested by a member of the Board or a member of the public prior to the time the Board votes on the motion to adopt.

 

Persons who wish to speak on matters set for PUBLIC HEARINGS will be heard when the Chair calls for comments from those persons who are in support thereof or in opposition thereto.  After persons have spoken, the hearing is closed and the matter is subject to discussion and action by the Board. 

 

Requests for reconsideration of a land use (planning) decision must be submitted in writing to the Clerk of the Board of Supervisors within 10 days of the Board's decision, and must identify the new information which was not before the Board of Supervisors when the decision was made.

 

The County will provide reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities planning to attend Board meetings who contact the Clerk of the Board at least 24 hours before the meeting, at (925) 335-1900; TDD (925) 335-1915.  An assistive listening device is available from the Clerk, Room 106.

 

Copies of taped recordings of all or portions of a Board meeting may be purchased from the Clerk of the Board.  Please telephone the Office of the Clerk of the Board, (925) 335-1900, to make the necessary arrangements.

 

Forms are available to anyone desiring to submit an inspirational thought nomination for inclusion on the Board Agenda. Forms may be obtained at the Office of the County Administrator or Office of the Clerk of the Board, 651 Pine Street, Martinez, California.

 

Applications for personal subscriptions to the weekly Board Agenda may be obtained by calling the Office of the Clerk of the Board, (925) 335-1900.  The weekly agenda may also be viewed on the County’s Internet Web Page: www.co.contra-costa.ca.us.

 

The Closed Session agenda is available each week upon request from the Office of the Clerk of the Board, 651 Pine Street, Room 106, Martinez, California, and may also be viewed on the County’s Web Page.

 

The Family and Human Services Committee (Supervisors Mark DeSaulnier and John Gioia) - meets on the second and fourth Mondays of the month at 2:00 P.M. in Room 105, County Administration Building, 651 Pine Street, Martinez.

 

The Finance Committee (Supervisors John Gioia and Millie Greenberg) - meets on the fourth Monday of the month at 11:30 A.M. in Room 108, County Administration Building, 651 Pine Street, Martinez.

 

The Internal Operations Committee  (Supervisors Gayle B. Uilkema and Mark DeSaulnier) - meets on the first and third Mondays of the month at  9:00 A.M. in Room 105, County Administration Building, 651 Pine Street, Martinez.

 

The Transportation, Water & Infrastructure Committee  (Supervisors Millie Greenberg and Gayle B. Uilkema) - meets on the second Monday of the month at 1:30 P.M. in Room 108, County Administration Building, 651 Pine Street, Martinez.

 

Internal Operations Committee

10-04-04

Cancelled

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 28, 2004, 9:00 a.m. and thereafter

 

Board Chambers Room 107 and Room 105

Administration Building,

651 Pine Street, Martinez, California

 

 

 

A.              CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATORS

 

1.  Agency Negotiators: Leslie Knight, 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.      Thomas Spencer v. Contra Costa County, W.C.A.B. No. WCK 0028955