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CONTRA COSTA COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

 

Supervisors J. Gioia, G. B. Uilkema, M. N. Piepho, M. DeSaulnier, and F. D. Glover

Clerk of the Board, John Sweeten (925 335-1900)

 

A G E N D A

Tuesday   September 27, 2005

 

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____

9:00 A.M.        Convene and announce adjournment to Closed Session, Room 101.  There was no Closed Session announcement.

 

10:30 A.M.      Call to order and opening ceremonies.

 

Inspirational Thought  - “There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.” – Albert Einstein

 

CONSIDER  CONSENT  ITEMS  -  Items removed from this section will be considered with the Short Discussion Items. Approved as listed except as noted:  C.20, C.60, C.68.

                

HOUSING AUTHORITY CONSENT ITEMS  Approved as listed

 

HA.1    ACCEPT notification from the National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials that the Housing Authority of the County of Contra Costa’s De Anza Gardens project will receive an “Award of Excellence” at the national conference in October. (District V)                                

PRESENTATIONS   Approved as listed

 

PR.1    PRESENTATION to adopt Resolution No. 2005/613 proclaiming October 5, 2005 as CAER Countywide All School Shelter In Place Education Day in Contra Costa County.  (Tony Semenza, CAER Director) (All Districts)

           

PR.2    PRESENTATION to adopt Resolution No. 2005/614 recognizing Bart Gilbert for 27 years of service to Contra Costa County.  (John Sweeten) (All Districts)

 

PR.3    PRESENTATION to adopt Resolution No. 2005/595 supporting the 2005 Contra Costa County' Combined Charities Campaign beginning October 1 through October 31, 2005, Countywide. (Louise Britton, Department of Child Support Services) (All Districts)

 

10:50 A.M.                          

SHORT DISCUSSION ITEMS - The Board will consider and take action on the following items:    Approved as listed except as noted:

 

SD.1    CONSIDER any Consent Items previously removed.                 

 

SD.2    HEARING to consider adoption of Ordinance No. 2005-32 adopting the 2004 California Electrical Code, with amendments, changes, modifications, and deletions; waiving reading; and determining that adoption of the ordinance is exempt from California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQA Guidelines section 15061(b)(3). (Kevin Dumford, Building Inspection Director) (All Districts)

CLOSED the public hearing; ADOPTED Ordinance No. 2005-32 adopting the 2004 California Electrical Code, with amendments, changes, modifications, and deletions; WAIVED reading; and DETERMINED that adoption of the ordinance is exempt from California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to CEQA Guidelines section 15061(b)(3).

 

SD.3    HEARING as required by AB 3229, on Sheriff’s request for Government Code Section 30061(b)(3) Front Line Law Enforcement funds; and to consider the Sheriff’s request to continue funding the Air Support Unit with Government Code 30061(b)(3) funds. (Commander Scott Daly, Sheriff’s Department) (All Districts)

CLOSED the public hearing on Sheriff’s request for Government Code Section 30061(b)(3) Front Line Law Enforcement funds; and APPROVED the Sheriff’s request to continue funding the Air Support Unit with Government Code 30061(b)(3) funds. (Ayes:  I, III, IV, V; Noes:  II)

 

11:10 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 submitted e-mail comments:

     

Roger Goodwin, with the Vine Hill Neighborhood Improvement Association: 

“While improvements to the schools are wonderful, I would like to see park funds in use to replace recreation areas sold to developers in the immediate area for existing as well as incoming residents who now lack such a place.  A safe place to play should be the norm instead it seems it is more of a luxury.”

 

Roger Goodwin, Martinez congratulated the Sheriff’s Department for all the efforts to combat illegal activities in our County; namely meth and meth labs.

 

Roger Goodwin, Martinez said he supports the plans and design for the proposed DA’s building located in downtown Martinez.  He suggests to the Board to work towards a parking solution for the proposed new site.

 

Ralph Hoffmann, President, SRV Libertarian Club, suggests County employees fill and leave their gas tanks half-full for the next several months due to Hurricane Rita and the gasoline price increase.

 

 

D.2      CONSIDER accepting informational report and presentation from the Employment and Human Services Director on the new Medicare Prescription Drug Program.  (John Cullen, Employment and Human Services Director)  (All Districts)

 

D.3      ACCEPT report from the Office of Emergency Services on levee conditions and CONSIDER recommendations on possible levee failure and mitigation measures.  (Office of the Sheriff; County Administrator) (All Districts)

REQUESTED a consolidation of the remarks and concerns of Board members presented today, to be returned for further discussion at the November 1, 2005 Board of Supervisors meeting; DIRECTED the County Administrator identify a potential coalition of advocates to include water agencies, Delta and “drinking water” counties, and state and federal agencies; REQUESTED the organization of a tour of the levee system in conjunction with the Office of Emergency Services, to include as participants Board members and other agency representatives as appropriate that could include the Reclamation Districts, LAFCO, Community Development Department staff, and other local officials; DIRECTED the Sheriff’s Emergency Services Division to identify finite costs associated with their recommendations presented today; DIRECTED the County Administrator to return with a State and Federal legislative program for full funding of rehabilitation and prevention efforts, including the identification of current legislation that could be supported by the Board; REQUESTED an analysis of the powers of various water agencies, including the County Water Agency; and REQUESTED a report on the feasibility of Highway 4 improvements that could strengthen the infrastructure in a way that could facilitate an evacuation in the event of a levee failure.

 

AJ.1    ADJOURNED in the memory of Sgt. Daniel Scheile, graduate of Antioch High School.

 

 

Closed Session

 

 

Adjourn

 to

Emergency Preparedness and Response Meeting

October 1, 2005

10:00 a.m.

923 Detroit Avenue

Concord, CA

 

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. 2005/597 accepting as complete the contracted work performed by St. Francis Electric for the Parker Avenue Utility Undergrounding Project, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Rodeo area. (35.1% Southwestern Bell Company Funds, 33% Pacific Gas and Electric Funds, 16.3% Comcast Funds and 15.6% Redevelopment Agency Funds) (District II)

 

C.2      ADOPT Resolution No. 2005/598 approving the vacation of an excess portion of Medburn Street not required for street or highway purposes, and determining that the activity is not subject to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to Article 5, Section 15061 (b)(3) of the CEQA guidelines, Clyde area. (No fiscal impact) (District IV)

 

Engineering Services

 

C.3      DA 00-00007: ADOPT Resolution No. 2005/599 accepting completion of drainage improvements for Windemere Water Quality Ponds 3 and 4, for project being developed by Windemere BLC Land Company, LLC, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.4      DA 00-00008: ADOPT Resolution No. 2005/600 accepting completion of improvements for Water Quality Ponds 5 and 9, for project being developed by Windemere BLC Land Company, LLC, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.5      DA 01-00009 and DA 01-00010: ADOPT Resolution No. 2005/601 accepting completion of improvements for East Branch of Alamo Creek, for project being developed by Windemere BLC Land Company, LLC, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.6      DA 02-00013: ADOPT Resolution No. 2005/602 accepting completion of drainage improvements for Windemere Sewer Bridge, for project being developed by Windemere BLC Land Company, LLC, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.7      LP 01-02108: ADOPT Resolution No. 2005/603 accepting offer of dedication for road purposes, for project being developed by Thomas/DeNova, LLC, Bay Point area.  (District V)

 

C.8      SD 89-07387:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2005/604 approving the second extension of the drainage improvement agreement for project being developed by Alamo Highlands, LLC, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Alamo area. (District III)

 

C.9      SD 99-08150: ADOPT Resolution No. 2005/605 accepting completion of landscape improvements for subdivision agreement (right-of-way landscaping), for project being developed by Windemere BLC Land Company, LLC, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.10    SD 99-08154: ADOPT Resolution No. 2005/606 accepting completion of landscape improvements for subdivision agreement (right-of-way landscaping), for project being developed by Windemere BLC Land Company, LLC, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.11    SD 00-08157: ADOPT Resolution No. 2005/607 accepting completion of landscape improvements for subdivision agreement (right-of-way landscaping), for project being developed by Windemere BLC Land Company, LLC, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.12    SD 02-08631: ADOPT Resolution No. 2005/608 accepting completion of landscape improvements for subdivision agreement (right-of-way landscaping), for project being developed by Shapell Industries of Northern California, a Division of Shapell Industries, Inc., a Delaware Corp., San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.13    SD 03-08712: ADOPT Resolution No. 2005/609 accepting completion of improvements, for project being developed by Windemere BLC Land Company, LLC, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

Special Districts & County Airports

 

C.14    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a Lease/Lease-Back Agreement with Transocean Funding, Inc., in an amount of $1,300,378, to replace an existing lease and agreement for improvements to the Buchanan Field and Byron Airports, for the period September 1, 2005 through September 1, 2010; and AUTHORIZE the County Administrator to execute the Guarantee Certificate for lease payments, Pacheco and Byron areas.  (100% Airport Enterprise Fund)  (District III & IV)

 

C.15    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute an aircraft rental agreement with Etienne Oleksiewicz, effective September 1, 2005, in the amount of $155 per month, for a shade hangar at Buchanan Field Airport, Pacheco area. (Airport Enterprise Fund Revenue) (District IV)

 

C.16    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute an aircraft rental agreement with Jack Schroll, effective September 10, 2005, in the amount of $345 per month for a T-hangar at Buchanan Field Airport, Pacheco area.  (Airport Enterprise Fund Revenue) (District IV)

 

C.17    ADOPT Resolution No. 2005/610 approving deposit of $850,000 by the Flood Control Zone 3B to the Flood Control Revolving Fund and approving a loan of $850,000 from the Flood Control Revolving Fund to Drainage Area (DA) 29G to fund the construction cost of the DA 29G Line A Storm Drain Repair Project; AUTHORIZE and DIRECT the Public Works Department and the Auditor–Controller to process the transactions for the 2004-05 closing of accounts, Central County, Antioch and Oakley areas. (Flood Control Zone 3B funds) (Districts II, III, IV & V)

 

C.18    ADOPT Resolution No. 2005/611 approving the conveyance of Flood Control and Water Conservation District-owned real property located on Fairview Avenue to the City of Brentwood upon payment of $49,500 to the District; authorizing the Chair, Board of Supervisors, to execute the Grant Deed to the City of Brentwood; and authorizing the Chief Engineer, Flood Control and Water Conservation District, or designee, to execute the Purchase and Sale Agreement, in connection with the Lone Tree Widening Project, Brentwood area. (Revenue to Zone 1 Plan 1 Funds) (District III)

 

Statutory Actions

 

C.19    APPROVE minutes, as on file with Clerk of the Board, for the month of August.

 

Claims, Collections & Litigation

 

C.20    DENY claims of Brian Contreras; Johnny Mendoza; Aldofo Mendoza; Azucena Mendoza; Adolfo Mendoza, a Minor; Stephania Mendoza, a Minor; Roldolfo Mendoza, a Minor; amended claims for City of Antioch; California State Automobile Association for Susan Julian by David Larsen.

 

Honors & Proclamations

 

C.21    ADOPT Resolution No. 2005/612 declaring the month of October 2005 as “Lupus Awareness Month in Contra Costa County”, as recommended by Supervisor DeSaulnier.  (All Districts)

 

C.22    ADOPT Resolution No. 2005/616 honoring Robert McEwan, Housing Authority Executive Director, on the occasion of his retirement, as recommended by  the County Administrator . (All Districts)

 

Appointments & Resignations

 

C.23    APPROVE the medical service providers recommended by the Contra Costa Health Plan Quality Council on July 22, 2005 and August 26, 2005, as recommended by the Health Services Director.  (All Districts)

 

C.24    APPOINT Paul Feyen and Leonard Graham as District III representatives to the Alcohol and Other Drugs Advisory Board, as recommended by Supervisor Piepho.  (District III)

 

C.25    APPOINT Utkarsh Vasa, Stephanie Danner, and Caitlin Cappa as District III representatives to the Countywide Youth Commission, as recommended by Supervisor Piepho.  (District III) 

 

C.26    APPOINT Nina Kline to the District IV Appointee 3 seat on the Contra Costa Centre Municipal Advisory Council, as recommended by Supervisor DeSaulnier.  (District IV)

 

C.27    APPOINT Tom Aswad as the District IV-B representative to the Alcohol and Other Drugs Advisory Board, as recommended by Supervisor DeSaulnier.  (District IV)

REFERRED to Internal Operations Committee at the next meeting of the committee to appoint Tom Aswad as the District IV-B representative to the Alcohol and Other Drugs Advisory Board, as recommended by Supervisor DeSaulnier. 

 

C.28    APPOINT Jennifer Tao and Ashley Lai to the Countywide Youth Commission, as recommended by the Internal Operations Committee.  (All Districts)

 

C.29    RE-APPOINT Dan Bundy and Irene Alonzo Perez, and APPOINT Thomas Tolda, to the Affordable Housing Finance Committee, as recommended by the Internal Operations Committee.  (All Districts)

 

C.30    RE-APPOINT Joan Lautenberger, Richard Steinfeld, Addie Rogers, Michael Garcia, and E. Ronald Riggall, M.D., to the Managed Care Commission, as recommended by the Internal Operations Committee.  (All Districts)

 

C.31    RE-APPOINT Priscilla Leadon and Dan Abrami to One-Stop Mandated Partner seats on the Workforce Development Board, as recommended by the Internal Operations Committee.  (All Districts)

 

C.32    APPOINT Tom Matthews, Marianne Sasso, John DeMaio, Steve Mick, and Gene Campbell to regular seats, and Alicia Watson to the Alternate seat, on the County Service Area R-7A Citizens Advisory Committee, as recommended by Supervisor Piepho.  (District III) (See C.77)

 

C.33    APPOINT Valerie Schooley, John DeMaio, Margie Sparkman, Keith Wilton, and Alicia Watson to regular seats, and Steve Mick to the Alternate seat, on the Alamo Beautification Steering Committee for Zone 36, as recommended by Supervisor Piepho.  (District III) (See C.78)             

 

Personnel Actions

 

C.34    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 19946 to transfer the following Health Services Department positions and incumbents into the Merit system:  five Mental Health Specialist II–Project positions, one Mental Health Clinical Specialist–Unlicensed–Project positions, and two Mental Health Clinical Specialist–Project positions.  (100% Federal Early Periodic Screening and Diagnosis funds) (All Districts)

 

C.35    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 19933 to reclassify one Probation Department Storekeeper position to Supply and Distribution Supervisor. (Budgeted) (All Districts)

 

C.36    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 19893A to change the effective date of an action to cancel one Planner I position from July 20 to September 1, 2005, in the Community Development Department . (All Districts)

 

C.37    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 19878A to remove from the approved action of June 14, 2005 the abolishment of the class of Community Services Accounting Assistant-Project position in the Community Services Department.  (Budgeted, 52% Federal, 48% State)  (All Districts)

 

C.38    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 19945 to cancel one part time (32/40) Registered Nurse-Advanced Level position and one Registered Nurse-Experienced Level position; and to add two Charge Nurse positions in the Health Services Department.  (Budgeted, 100% Federally Qualified Health Center Revenues)  (All Districts)

 

C.39    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 19951 to add two Mental Health Vocational Counselor II-Project positions in the Health Services Department.  (Budgeted, 100% State)  (All Districts)

 

C.40    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 19891 to reclassify one Health Services Department Network Analyst II position to Systems Software Analyst I.  (Budgeted, 100% Federally Qualified Health Center Revenues)  (All Districts)

 

C.41    ADOPT Resolution No. 2005/615 amending Resolution No. 2005/482 to adjust the effective date of abolishment for positions in the George Miller Center program. (All Districts)

 

C.42    ADOPT Position Adjustment Resolution No. 19959 to reclassify one Board of Supervisors-General Office position to Board of Supervisors-General Secretarial and to reduce the hours from full time to part time (32/40); to reclassify one Board of Supervisors-General Office position to Board of Supervisors-General Secretarial and increase the hours from part time (12/40) to part time (32/40); and to reclassify one Board of Supervisors-Specialist to  Board of Supervisors-General Secretarial and to reduce the hours from full time to part time (32/40) in the District III Supervisor's Office.  (Cost savings)

 

Grants & Contracts

 

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

 

C.43    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Sheriff-Coroner, or designee, to execute a contract with Bay Alarm Company in an amount not to exceed $40,000 in sponsorship designated for the provision of scholarship funds for classes at the Law Enforcement Training Center for the period September 1, 2005 through August 31, 2006, with the Sheriff’s Charities, Inc., acting as the fiscal intermediary. (All Districts)

 

C.44    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Sheriff-Coroner, or designee, to execute a contract with the State of California Department of Boating and Waterways, in the amount of $90,000, for the removal of targeted derelict vessels from the waters of Contra Costa County for the period October 15, 2005 through January 15, 2007, and indemnifying the State against liabilities that may arise out of performance of the contracted services.  (10% County match; Budgeted) (All Districts)

 

C.45    AUTHORIZE   Building Inspection Director to approve and execute the 2005/06 Housing Rehabilitation Services Agreement with the City of Walnut Creek Redevelopment Agency for the implementation of the City’s Housing Rehabilitation Loan Program. (District III)

 

C.46    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director to submit a grant application to the Crockett Community Foundation on behalf of Contra Costa County Sanitation District No. 5 in the amount of $100,000 for necessary treatment facility upgrades, and AUTHORIZE the Chair, Board of Directs, to send a letter of endorsement to the Crockett Community Foundation as part of the grant application package; Port Costa area. (No impact to the General Fund) (District II)

 

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 Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Alta Bates Medical Center (dba Herrick Hospital) in an amount not to exceed $250,000 to provide inpatient psychiatric hospital services to County-referred patients for the period July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2006; including a mutual indemnification and hold harmless agreement for any claims arising out of the performance of this contract.  (Budgeted, 100% State Managed Care)  (All Districts)

 

C.48    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 provide inpatient psychiatric hospital services to County-referred patients for the period July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2006; including a mutual indemnification and hold harmless agreement for any claims arising out of the performance of this contract. (Budgeted, 100% State Managed Care) (All Districts)

 

C.49    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Sheriff-Coroner, or designee, to execute a contract with Tetra Tech EM, Inc.,  in an amount not to exceed $253,137 to develop a strategic and tactical plan for the Contra Costa Operational Area for the period August 30, 2005 through February 17, 2006. (100% Homeland Security Grant) (All Districts)

 

C.50    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Sheriff-Coroner, or designee, to execute a contract with Tetra Tech EM, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $125,000 to develop a Hazardous Materials Response Assessment for the period August 30 through November 30, 2005. (100% Homeland Security Grant) (All Districts)

 

C.51    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Fire Chief, Contra Costa County Fire Protection District, to execute a contract with Managed Health Network in the amount of $25,694 to continue to provide private and group counseling services to the employees of the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District for the period July 1, 2005 to June 30, 2006. (Budgeted) (All Districts)

 

C.52    CORRECT Board action of August 16, 2005 (C.67) to approve and authorize the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Valerie Earley for system of Care Grant Consultant services in an amount not to exceed $77,000 for the period November 1, 2005 through September 30, 2006, to change the contract start date to October 1, 2005. (All Districts)

 

C.53    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Clerk-Recorder, or designee, to execute an addendum to the current contract with Election Systems & Software, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $3,887,896 to purchase additional vote tabulation equipment, license related software and services, and future service/maintenance coverage through December 31, 2010. (Federal Help America Vote funds) (All Districts)

 

C.54    CORRECT Board Action of June 7, 2005 (C.57), which granted approval and authorization for the Office of the Sheriff to execute a contract with Friends Outside to provide social services to inmates in Contra Costa County adult detention facilities in an amount not to exceed $177,590 for the period July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2006, to reflect the correct payment limit of $191,820. (All Districts)

 

C.55    CORRECT Board Action of June 28, 2005 (C.69), and AUTHORIZE the Community Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with YMCA (Young Men’s Christian Association) of the East Bay, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $108,000, instead of $129,600, to continue to provide Early Head Start Enhancement Program services for the period July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2006.  (Budgeted, 100% Federal) (All Districts)

 

C.56    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Contra Costa Association for Retarded Citizens, Inc., effective August 1, 2005, to increase the payment limit by $240,000 to a new payment limit of $450,000 and to extend the term from September 30 to November 30, 2005 to provide continuing coordination and operation of the George Miller Centers.  (Budgeted, 100% State)  (All Districts)

 

C.57    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with LocumTenens.com, Inc., effective September 15, 2005, to increase the payment limit by $151,000 to a new payment limit of $251,000 to provide additional temporary assignment psychiatrists for staff coverage at the outpatient mental health clinics, with no change in the term of July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2006.  (Budgeted, 100% Mental Health Realignment)  (All Districts)

C.58    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 $100,000 to continue to provide nursing registry services for Contra Costa Regional Medical Center for the period September 1, 2005 through August 31, 2006.  (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 12.3% County, 87.7%

             Patient/Third Party Revenues)  (All Districts)

C.59    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Access Nurses, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $650,000 to continue to provide nursing registry services for Contra Costa Regional Medical Center and Contra Costa Health Centers for the period September 1, 2005 through August 31, 2006.  (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 12.3% County, 87.7% Patient/Third Party Revenues)  (All Districts)

 

C.60    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a cancellation agreement with Cardinal Health 101, Inc., effective at the close of business September 30, 2005; to execute a new contract with Cardinal Health 101, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $491,256 to provide remote entry of physician medication orders from Contra Costa Regional Medical Center Pharmacy for the period October 1, 2005 through May 31, 2007; including a mutual indemnification and hold harmless agreement for any claims arising out of the performance of this contract. (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 12.3% County, 87.7% Patient/Third Party Revenues)  (All Districts)

APPROVED and AUTHORIZED the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a cancellation agreement with Cardinal Health 101, Inc., effective at the close of business September 30, 2005; to execute a new contract with Cardinal Health 101, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $491,256 to provide remote entry of physician medication orders from Contra Costa Regional Medical Center Pharmacy for the period October 1, 2005 through May 31, 2007; including a mutual indemnification and hold harmless agreement for any claims arising out of the performance of this contract. (Ayes: I, III, IV, V; Abstain: II)

 

C.61    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Celeste B. Water, M.D., in an amount not to exceed $191,360 to continue to provide professional psychiatric services at Richmond Health Center for the period September 1, 2005 through August 31, 2006.  (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 12.3% County, 87.7% Patient/Third Party

Revenues)  (All Districts)

C.62    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with George Heitzman, M.D., in an amount not to exceed $141,480 to provide professional psychiatric services at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center and Contra Costa Health Centers for the period October 1, 2005 through September 30, 2008.  (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 12.3% County, 87.7% Patient/Third Party Revenues)  (All Districts)

           

C.63    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Northern California Hematology Oncology Consultants, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $475,000 to provide professional oncology services at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center and Contra Costa Health Centers for the period September 1, 2005 through August 31, 2008.

            (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 12.3% County, 87.7% Patient/Third Party Revenues)  (All Districts)

C.64    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, to execute a contract with Diablo Pulmonary Medical Group, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $180,000 to continue to provide professional internal medicine and pulmonary disease services to Contra Costa Regional Medical Center and Contra Costa Health Center patients for the period November 1, 2005 through October 31, 2008.   (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 12.3% County, 87.7% Patient/Third Party Revenues)  (All Districts)

 

C.65    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $8,300,000 to continue to provide professional health care services for Medi-Cal recipients enrolled in Kaiser Foundation Health Plan for the period October 1, 2005 through September 30, 2006; including a mutual

            indemnification and hold harmless agreement for any claims arising out of the performance of this contract.  (Budgeted,        Health Plan Member Premiums)  (All Districts)

C.66    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 consultation and technical assistance with regard to Contra Costa Health Plan Quality Improvement Program for the period October 1, 2005 through September 30, 2006.  (Budgeted, Enterprise II: 4.7% County, 95.3% Health Plan Member Premiums)  (All Districts)

 

Leases

 

C.67    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the General Services Director, or designee, to execute a Second Amendment to the lease with Martinez Unified School District for an additional nine months commencing October 1, 2005, at a monthly rate of $2,688, for the premises at 850 Jones Street, Martinez, for occupancy by the Community Services Department.  (Budgeted) (District II)

 

C.68    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the General Services Director, or designee, to execute a license, commencing September 27, 2005, with the Contra Costa Federal Credit Union for the installation of an automated teller machine in the County Administration Building at 651 Pine Street, Martinez. (Revenue accrues to the General Services Department) (District II)

RELISTED to an undetermined date consideration to approve and authorize the General Services Director, or designee, to execute a license, commencing September 27, 2005, with the Contra Costa Federal Credit Union for the installation of an automated teller machine in the County Administration Building at 651 Pine Street, Martinez.

 

Other Actions

 

C.69    CONTINUE the emergency action originally taken by the Board of Supervisors on December 14, 1999 based on the increasing/epidemic number of AIDS (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome)/HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) and Hepatitis C cases among injection drug users in Contra Costa County.  (All Districts)

 

C.70    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.71    CONTINUE the emergency action originally taken by the Board of Supervisors on August 9, 2005 regarding the storm drain repair in Drainage Area (DA) 29G, as recommended by the Chief Engineer, Flood Control and Water Conservation District, Antioch area. (DA 29G Funds) (District V)

 

C.72    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.73    ADOPT Resolution 2005/596 authorizing, on behalf of Mt. Diablo Unified School District, the sale and issuance of Tax and Revenue Anticipation Notes in an amount not to exceed $40,000,000, as recommended by the County Administrator. (Districts IV and V)

 

C.74    AUTHORIZE the Community Development Department Director, or designee, to submit the Consolidated Annual Performance Evaluation Report (CAPER) for the Fiscal Year 2004/05 Community Development Block Grant, Home Investment Partnerships Act, Emergency Shelter Grants, and Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (Acquired Immuno-Deficiency Syndrome) programs to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. (All Districts)

 

C.75    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a memorandum of understanding with the City of Richmond Housing Authority to coordinate administrative practices and to share information to streamline services to clients of both agencies for the period December 1, 2005 through November 30, 2010; including a mutual indemnification and hold harmless agreement for any claims arising out of performance of this contract.   (Non-financial agreement)  (District I)    

 

C.76    APPROVE revisions to the Voluntary Code of Fair Campaign Practices, as requested by the Board of Supervisors on August 9, 2005, to make it applicable to candidates for County office as well as independent expenditure committees and donors thereto, as recommended by the County Administrator.  (All Districts)

 

C.77    ADOPT final changes to close out the Fiscal Year 2004/2005 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 2005/2006 County and Special District Budgets, including designations and changes to appropriations, revenues, reserves and fund balances; AUTHORIZE the County Administrator and Auditor-Controller to make technical adjustments to the budgets; and APPROVE the Fiscal Year 2005/2006 fleet equipment replacement budget "master list", as recommended by the County Administrator.  (All Districts)

 

C.78   RECONSTITUTE,  and CLARIFY the purpose of,  the County Service Area R-7A Citizens Advisory Committee, as recommended by Supervisor Piepho.  (District III) (See C.31)

 

C.79    RECONSTITUTE,  and CLARIFY the purpose of,  the Alamo Beautification Steering Committee for Zone 36, as recommended by Supervisor Piepho.  (District III) (See C.32)

 

C.80    REDUCE the number of seats on the Rodeo Municipal Advisory Council from nine to seven, as recommended by Supervisor Uilkema.  (District II)

 

C.81    DETERMINE that the new Lafayette Veterans' Building has been completed in accordance with approved plans and specifications, and AUTHORIZE the County Administrator to notify the Lafayette Redevelopment Agency as required by the Memorandum of Understanding, as recommended by the County Administrator.  (Districts II and III)

 

Redevelopment Agency

 

C.82    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Redevelopment Director to submit a nomination of the North Broadway residential Project in Bay Point to the California Redevelopment Association 2006 Awards Program (RDA funds; nominal cost)

 

SUPPLEMENTAL AGENDA

 

TUESDAY   September 27, 2005

 

Correspondence

 

C.83    ACKNOWLEDGE receipt of letter from Michael R. Corbett, architectural historian, in support of the current design concept of the proposed new District Attorney Building. (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. 

 

Comments on matters listed on the agenda or otherwise within the purview of the Board of Supervisors can be submitted to the office of the Clerk of the Board via mail:  Board of Supervisors, 651 Pine Street Room 106, Martinez, CA  94553; by fax:  925-335-1913; or via the County’s web page:  http://www.co.contra-costa.ca.us, by clicking “Submit Public Comment” (the last bullet point in the left column under the title “Board of Supervisors.”) 

 

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 Federal D. Glover and Mark DeSaulnier) - meets on the first  and third Mondays of the month at 10:30 a.m. in Room 101, County Administration Building, 651 Pine Street, Martinez .

 

The Finance Committee (Supervisors  John Gioia and Mary N. Piepho)  - meets on the first Thursday of the month at 10:00 a.m. in Room 101, 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 Mary N. Piepho and Federal D. Glover) - meets on the second Monday of the month at 10:00 a.m. in Room 101, County Administration Building, 651 Pine Street, Martinez.

     

Family and Human Services Committee

10/03/2005

10:30 a.m.

See above

Internal Operations

10/03/2005

10:00 a.m.

See above

Finance Committee

10/06/2005

10:00 a.m.

See above

Transportation, Water & Infrastructure Committee

10/10/2005

10:00 a.m.

See above

 

 

 

 

 

PERSONS WHO WISH TO ADDRESS THE BOARD MAY BE LIMITED TO THREE (3) MINUTES.

 

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

 

 

Glossary of Acronyms, Abbreviations, and other Terms (in alphabetical order): 

Contra Costa County has a policy of making limited use of acronyms, abbreviations, and industry-specific language in its Board of Supervisors meetings and written materials.  Following is a list of commonly used language that may appear in oral presentations and written materials associated with Board meetings:

 

 


AB                   Assembly Bill

ABAG             Association of Bay Area Governments

ACA                Assembly Constitutional Amendment

ADA                Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990

AICP               American Institute of Certified Planners

AIDS               Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome

ALUC              Airport Land Use Commission

AOD                Alcohol and Other Drugs

APN                Assessor’s Parcel Number

BAAQMD       Bay Area Air Quality Management District

BART              Bay Area Rapid Transit District

BGO  Better Government Ordinance

BOS                Board of Supervisors

CALTRANS   California Department of Transportation

CalWIN          California Works Information Network

CalWORKS   California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids

CAO                County Administrative Officer or Office

CCHP             Contra Costa Health Plan

CCTA              Contra Costa Transportation Authority

CDBG             Community Development Block Grant

CEQA             California Environmental Quality Act

CIO                 Chief Information Officer

COLA             Cost of living adjustment

CPA                Certified Public Accountant

CPI                  Consumer Price Index

CSA                County Service Area

CSAC             California State Association of Counties

CTC                California Transportation Commission

dba                 doing business as

EBMUD          East Bay Municipal Utility District

EIR                  Environmental Impact Report

EIS                  Environmental Impact Statement

EMCC             Emergency Medical Care Committee

EMS                Emergency Medical Services

EPSDT           State Early Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment Program

et al.               et alii (and others)

etc.                 et cetera (and so forth)

FAA                 Federal Aviation Administration

FEMA              Federal Emergency Management Agency

First Five       First Five Children and Families Commission (Proposition 10)

FTE                 Full Time Equivalent                  

FY                    Fiscal Year

GHAD             Geologic Hazard Abatement District

GIS                  Geographic Information System

HCD                (State Dept of) Housing & Community Development

HIPAA            Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act

HIV                  Human Immunodeficiency Syndrome

HOV                High Occupancy Vehicle

HR                   Human Resources

HUD                United States Department of Housing and Urban Development

Inc.                 Incorporated

JPA                Joint (exercise of) Powers Authority or Agreement

Lamorinda    Lafayette-Moraga-Orinda Area

LAFCo            Local Agency Formation Commission

LLC                 Limited Liability Company

LLP                 Limited Liability Partnership

LVN                Licensed Vocational Nurse

MAC               Municipal Advisory Council

M.D.                Medical Doctor

M.F.T.             Marriage and Family Therapist

Mt.                  Mount

MIS                 Management Information System

MOE               Maintenance of Effort

MOU               Memorandum of Understanding

MTC                Metropolitan Transportation Commission

NACo              National Association of Counties

OB-GYN         Obstetrics and Gynecology

O.D.                Doctor of Optometry

OSHA             Occupational Safety and Health Administration

PC                   Professional Corporation

Psy.D.            Doctor of Psychology

RDA                Redevelopment Agency

RFI                  Request For Information

RFP                 Request For Proposal

RFQ                Request For Qualifications

RN                   Registered Nurse

SB                   Senate Bill

SBE                Small Business Enterprise

SWAT            Southwest Area Transportation Committee

TRANSPAC   Transportation Partnership & Coop (Central)

TRANSPLAN      Transportation Planning Committee (East County)

TRE or TTE           Trustee

TWIC              Transportation, Water and Infrastructure Committee

VA                   Department of Veterans Affairs

vs.                   versus (against)

WAN               Wide Area Network

WCCTAC       West Contra Costa Transportation Advisory Committee

TRANSPAC  Transportation Partnership & Coop (Central)

TRANSPLAN   Transportation Planning Committee (East County)

TWIC          Transportation, Water and Infrastructure Committee

VA              Department of Veterans Affairs

vs.              versus (against)

WAN          Wide Area Network

WCCTAC    West Contra Costa Transportation Advisory Committee


 

 

 

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 27, 2005, 9:00 a.m. and thereafter

 

Board Chambers Room 107 and Room 101

Administration Building,

651 Pine Street, Martinez, California

 

 

 

A.         CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATORS

 

1.         Agency Negotiators: April Madison-Ramsey 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:  Lori Gentles 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.                   People v. Dynegy Power Marketing, Inc., et al., San Francisco Superior Court No. 318189

 

C.         CONFERENCE WITH REAL PROPERTY NEGOTIATOR

Property:  APN 149-230-005                                       

Agency Negotiators:  John Sweeten, Jim Kennedy, Mitch Avalon

Negotiating Parties:  Contra Costa County and City of Pleasant Hill

Under negotiation:  terms and conditions