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CONTRA COSTA COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

 

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

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

 

A G E N D A

 

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 28, 2003

 

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 105.

                              There were no Closed Session announcements.

 

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

 

Inspirational Thought  -  “Do not follow where the path may lead.  Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.”  ~Waldo Emerson  

 

CONSIDER  CONSENT  ITEMS -  Approved as listed

 

HOUSING AUTHORITY CONSENT ITEMS Approved as listed

 

HA.1    ADOPT Resolution No. 5046 approving calculation of the Public Housing Operating Subsidy from U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for the Housing Authority for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2005.  (All Districts)                       

 

HA.2    APPROVE revision to the approved Housing Authority budget for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2004 due to changes to the basis of the indirect cost allocation plan, as recommended by the Executive Director.  (All Districts)

           

9:35 A.M.

 

PRESENTATIONS  Approved as listed.

 

PR.1    PRESENTATION by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) recognizing the Board of Supervisors for their support of the Ground Marker System currently being tested at Buchanan Field Airport, Pacheco area.  (William Withycombe, Regional Administrator, FAA) (All Districts)

 

9:40 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 Darlene M. Michaud and Bruce R. Michaud (Owners) from the decision of the County Abatement Officer declaring a public nuisance on property located at 3165 Bragdon Way, Clayton.  (Mike Silva, Building Inspection Department) (District IV) (To be continued to an undetermined date)

            CONTINUED to February 24, 2003 at 10:30 a.m., hearing on the appeal of Darlene M. Michaud and Bruce R. Michaud (Owners) from the decision of the County Abatement

            Officer declaring a public nuisance on property located at 3165 Bragdon Way, Clayton.

 

SD.3    CONSIDER accepting status report from the Employment and Human Services Director on the statewide and County food stamp error problem and the Department’s progress in lowering the County’s error rate, directing the Department to report back to the Internal Operations Committee in March 2004, and taking other related actions.  (Supervisor Uilkema; John B. Cullen, Employment and Human Services Director) (All Districts)

 

                                                                             

SD.4    HEARING to consider adoption of Resolution No. 2003/638 of Necessity for acquisition by eminent domain the real property located along Solano Avenue and North Broadway Avenue for the North Broadway Area Revitalization Project – Phase III, Bay Point area.  (Contra Costa County Redevelopment Agency – North Broadway Area Revitalization – Phase III Funds) (Dick Awenius, Public Works Department) (District V)

CLOSED the public hearing; ADOPTED Resolution No. 2003/638 of Necessity for acquisition by eminent domain the real property located along Solano  Avenue and North Broadway Avenue for the North Broadway Revitalization Project Phase III, Bay Point area.

 

10:00 A.M.

 

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

 

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

 

           Public Comment: The following persons presented testimony:

Lou Paulson, Contra Costa Firefighters, thanking the County Administrator for his participation in a emergency response training exercise with the Contra Costa Fire Department.

Jimmy Dorsey 2 Marina Blvd, Apt C4, Pittsburg, appeared after Public Comment had concluded, seeking assistance with a business plan for a small business he has received funding for, his concerns were referred to the District V Supervisor’s Office.

                

D.2      JOINT HEARING of the Board of Supervisors and the Redevelopment Agency to consider approving a First Amendment to the Disposition, Development and Loan Agreement for the Bay View Housing Development, Bay Point Redevelopment Project Area, and actions related thereto.  (Maureen Toms, Community Development Department) (District V)

            CLOSED the public hearing; ADOPTED Resolution’s 2003/658 and 2003/659 as the Board of Supervisors and the Board of Commissioners of the Redevelopment Agency, 

 respectively;  APPROVED the First Amendment to the Disposition, Development and Loan Agreement by and between the Redevelopment Agency and Resources for Community Development and OBG at Bay Point, LLC for the Bay View Housing Development; and  AUTHORIZED the Redevelopment Director to execute the Infrastructure Agreement by and between the Redevelopment Agency and Resources for Community Development and OBG

at BayPoint, LLC.

 

 

D.3      CONSIDER approving and authorizing the General Services Director to execute a contract with RMW Architecture & Interiors in the amount of $124,000 to provide architectural and engineering services for a Facility Improvements and Space Utilization Study at the Richmond Health Center, 100 38th Street, Richmond; and to issue written authorizations for additional work provided that the cumulative total additional cost for all such authorizations shall not exceed $25,000.  (Health Services Enterprise Fund budget) (Laura Lockwood, County Administrator’s Office) (District I)

 

D.4      CONSIDER approving ballot argument language for the Large-Scale Retail Businesses Ordinance referendum scheduled for consideration of the voters in the March 2, 2004 County election.  (Supervisors Gioia and DeSaulnier) (All Districts)

APPROVED the ballot argument on behalf of the Board of Supervisors for the March 2004 referendum of the County’s Large Scale Retail Ordinance (2003-18). (AYES: I,III,V & IV; NOES: None; ABSTAIN: None; ABSENT: None; Supervisor Uilkema recused herself).

 

D.5      CONSIDER granting the appeal, with modified conditions, by Mark Armstrong for the San Ramon Valley YMCA (Applicant and Owner), from the denial of a land use permit by the San Ramon Valley Regional Planning Commission to construct a 40,300 square foot YMCA facility at a site east of Danville Boulevard, Alamo area; and taking related actions.  (Catherine Kutsuris, Community Development Department) (District III)

FOUND that the Environmental Impact Report with the attached Errata has been completed in compliance with CEQA and with the State and County CEQA Guidelines; FOUND that  the Final EIR with the attached Errata was presented to the Board of Supervisors and the Board of Supervisors reviewed and considered the information contained in the  nvironmental Impact Report prior to making a decision on the project; FOUND that the Final Environmental Report reflects the County’s independent judgment and analysis; UPHELD the Zoning Administrator’s approval of the land use permit application with variances subject to the Conditions of Approval as modified by the Board at the October 21, 2003 hearing and included in this report and adopt the findings in Resolution 13-2003 as the basis for the Board’s actions provided, however, the findings relating to transportation circulation are based also on information and analysis provided in the Errata; GRANTED the appeal of San Ramon Valley YMCA; ADOPTED the Mitigation Monitoring Program; DIRECTED the Community Development Director to incorporate the Errata by margin notes into the Final Environmental Impact Report; and DIRECTED the Community Development Director to file a Notice of Determination with the County Clerk.

 

Closed Session

 

1:00 P.M.

 

D.6      HEARING on the Administrative Appeal by Tamara and Paul Attard from the decision of the Health Officer denying an individual (septic) system within 1,000 feet or less from a water reservoir or tributary stream, for property located at 1000 Fish Ranch Road, Orinda.  (Ken Stuart, Health Services Department) (District II)

            CONTINUED to December 2, 2003 at 1:00 p.m.  a hearing on the Administrative Appeal by Tamara and Paul Attard from the decision of the Health Officer denying an individual (septic) system within 1,000 feet or less from a water reservoir or tributary stream, for property located at 1000 Fish Ranch Road, Orinda.

 

D.7      CONDUCT workshop to explore meaningful strategies and policies to protect and improve the climate for high-paying industrial jobs in Contra Costa County and for County residents; CONSIDER establishing Ad-Hoc Committee on Economic Development and Industry in Contra Costa County.  (Supervisors Gioia and Glover) (All Districts)

            CONDUCTED a workshop to explore meaningful strategies and policies to protect and improve the climate for high-paying industrial jobs; and ESTABLISHED an Ad-Hoc Committee on Economic Development and Industry in Contra Costa County, which will report back to the Board in 2004.

 

 

 

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 Vali Cooper & Associates, Inc., effective October 1, 2003 to increase the payment limit by $50,000 to a new payment limit of $90,000 for additional construction management services, Richmond area. (44% Metropolitan Transportation Commission Funds, 43% Redevelopment Agency Funds, 10% Community Development Block Grant, 3% Local Road Funds) (District I)

 

C.2      APPROVE 2003 Microsurfacing project contingency fund increase in the amount of $26,000 for a new contingency fund total of $72,506, effective October 28, 2003, for additional paving materials, South & Central County areas. (84% Measure C Funds & 16% Transportation for Clean Air Funds) (Districts II, III & IV)

 

C.3      ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/639 approving and authorizing the exchange of surplus real property, pursuant to State Law, located at 75 Bliss Avenue and with an estimated fair market value of $847,000, to Mario J. Hernandez; and authorizing the Chair, Board of Supervisors, to execute a Grant Deed in connection with the State Route 4 East, Railroad Avenue to Loveridge Road project, Pittsburg area. (Contra Costa Transportation Authority Funds) (District V) (Consider with Item C.4)

 

C.4      APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute the right of way contract; ACCEPT the Grant Deed from Mario J. Hernandez for the property located at 107 Bliss Avenue; APPROVE a total payment of $1,258,000, in connection with the State Route 4 East, Railroad Avenue to Loveridge Road project, Pittsburg area. (Contra Costa Transportation Authority Funds) (District V) (Consider with Item C.3) 

 

C.5      APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Zentner and Zentner, effective October 21, 2003 to increase the payment limit by $5,500 to a new payment limit of $25,500 for environmental assessment for the Strentzel Lane Sediment Reduction Project, Martinez area.  (47% State Water Resources Control Board Funds, 33% Local Road Funds, and 20% National Park Service Funds) (District II)

 

C.6      DIRECT the Public Works Director to report to the Transportation, Water and Infrastructure Committee on the funding, budget, and establishment of project priorities for the Pavement Management Program. (All Districts)

 

Engineering Services

 

C.7      RA 1103:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/640 accepting completion of improvements and declaring Dougherty Road as a County road for project being developed by Shapell Industries of Northern California, a Division of Shapell Industries, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.8      RA 1103:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/641 approving the second extension of the road agreement for Dougherty Road for project being developed by Shapell Industries of Northern California, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.9      RA1104:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/642 approving the second extension of the drainage improvement agreement for project being developed by Shapell Industries of Northern California, a Division of Shapell Industries, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.10    RA 1104:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/643 accepting completion of improvements and declaring North Gale Ridge Road as a County road for project being developed by Shapell Industries of Northern California, a Delaware Corp., San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.11    RA 1105:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/644 accepting completion of improvements and declaring Bollinger Canyon Road as a County road for project being developed by Shapell Industries of Northern California, a Division of Shapell Industries, Inc., a Delaware corporation, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

Engineering Services

 

C.12    RA 1105:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/645 approving the second extension of the road agreement for Bollinger Canyon Road for project being developed by Shapell Industries of Northern California, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.13    RA 1116:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/646 accepting completion of improvements and declaring North Wedgewood Road as a County road for project being developed by Shapell Industries of Northern California, a Division of Shapell Industries, Inc., a Delaware corporation, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.14    RA 1117:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/647 accepting completion of improvements and declaring Monarch Road as a County road for project being developed by Shapell Industries of Northern California, a Division of Shapell Industries, Inc., a Delaware corporation, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.15    RA 1125:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/648 accepting completion of improvements and declaring South Wedgewood Road as a County road for project being developed by Shapell Industries of Northern California, a Division of Shapell Industries, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.16    SUB 8133:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/649 approving the second extension of the subdivision agreement for project being developed by Shapell Industries of Northern California, a Division of Shapell Industries, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.17    ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/650 approving and authorizing the California Highway Patrol to enforce the California Vehicle Code on private streets in Gale Ranch Phase II, being developed by Shapell Industries of Northern California, a Division of Shapell Industries, Inc., as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.18    MS 5-01: ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/651 approving the Parcel Map and Subdivision Agreement for project being developed by Chetcuti & Associates, Inc., Walnut Creek area. (District III)

 

C.19    MS 4-02: ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/652 approving the Parcel map for project being developed by John & Katherine Maltsberger, Martinez area. (District II)

 

C.20    MS 4-02: ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/653 accepting Instrument for Grant Deed of Development Rights (Creek Structure Setback) for project being developed by John & Katherine Maltsberger, Martinez area. (District II)

 

Special Districts & County Airports

 

C.21    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Chief Engineer, Flood Control and Water Conservation District, or designee, on behalf of the Contra Costa Clean Water Program, to execute a contract with the Central Contra Costa Sanitary District, the Delta Diablo Sanitation District, and the East Bay Municipal Utility District on behalf of the following fifteen municipalities: Antioch, Clayton, Concord, Danville, El Cerrito, Lafayette, Martinez, Moraga, Oakley, Orinda, Pinole, Pittsburg, Pleasant Hill, San Ramon, and Walnut Creek, to provide stormwater inspection and illicit discharge control services for the period July 1, 2003 through June 30, 2005, with options to extend two times, at two year intervals, up to June 30, 2009, Countywide. (Cities Stormwater Utility Fee Assessments) (All Districts)

 

C.22    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Chief Engineer, Flood Control and Water Conservation District, or designee, on behalf of the Contra Costa Clean Water Program, to execute a contract amendment with Matthew Bolender, effective July 1, 2003, to increase the mileage allowance limit by .06 cents per mile to a new mileage allowance limit of .34 cents per mile for the period July 1, 2003 through June 30, 2004, Countywide. (California Integrated Waste Management Board’s Used Oil Recycling Block Grant Program-Ninth Cycle) ()

 

C.23    ADOPT Resolution 2003/654 calling for an election on March 2, 2004 for an appropriations limit increase for County Service Area R-7A, Alamo area. (County Service Area R-7A Funds) (District III)

 

C.24  ACCEPT the Phase I Air Cargo Feasibility and Rules Analysis Final Report from the Public Works Director for the Byron Airport Improvement Program,  Byron area. (Airport Enterprise Funds) (District III)

                                                                               

Claims, Collections & Litigation

 

C.25    DENY claims of La Tanya Wilson; Mark Petroni; Lisa S. Zellers; AllState Indemnity Company for Nelson Lemus; Allie M. Lee, Al Lee, Marie Sanders, Barbara Cunningham, minor children of Terry Lee and Does 1-20; Keith Sykes; Kim Tieu; and Linda King, legal guardian of Rebecca King, a minor.

 

Honors & Proclamations

 

C.26    ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/611 recognizing, on the occasion of his retirement, Captain Paul Skinner for 30 years dedicated service to the Pleasant Hill Police Department and the citizens of Contra Costa County, as recommended by Supervisor DeSaulnier.  (District IV)

 

C.27    ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/610 declaring November 2, 2003 as “Arts and Culture Recognition Day in Contra Costa County”, as recommended by the Arts and Culture Commission.  (All Districts)

 

Appointments & Resignations

 

C.28    RE-APPOINT Paula Moten-Tolson as the District V representative on the First Five Contra Costa Children and Families Commission, as recommended by Supervisor Glover.  (District V)

 

C.29    DECLARE vacant the District I representative seat on the Arts and Culture Commission, and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy, as recommended by Supervisor Gioia.  (District I)

 

C.30    APPOINT Anthony Daniels, Kish Rajan, Troy G. Grove, Jaime Cader, Harlin M. Averitt, and William D. Kelly to the Human Relations Commission on the specified effective dates, as recommended by the Internal Operations Committee.  (All Districts)

 

C.31    DECLARE vacant the District I seat on the In-Home Supportive Services Public Authority Advisory Committee due to resignation, and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy, as recommended by the Committee.  (District I)

 

C.32    ACCEPT resignation of Aletha Jody Merriam from the Byron Municipal Advisory Council, DECLARE a vacancy, and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy, as recommended by Supervisor Greenberg.  (District III)

 

C.33    RE-APPOINT Walter J. MacVittie and Frank Dell to the East County Regional Planning Commission, as recommended by Supervisor Greenberg.  (District III)

 

Appropriation Adjustments  - 2003/2004 FY

 

C.34    Agriculture (0335)/General Services (0063):  AUTHORIZE transfer of $3,195 from Agriculture to Fleet Services for the purchase of a replacement vehicle.  (All Districts) (See C.90)

 

C.35    Board of Supervisors (0001)/Economic Development (0135):  ACCEPT recommendation from the Finance Committee to authorize transfer of appropriations totaling $36,986 from Unfunded Mandates to the Arts and Culture Commission in order to develop sustainable funding sources for the Commission for future years.  (All Districts)

 

C.36    General Services (0063):  AUTHORIZE new revenue in the amount of $13,206 from accumulated depreciation and APPROPRIATE for the purchase of a replacement vehicle for the Building Inspection Department.  (All Districts) (See C.91)

 

C.37    General Services-Fleet Services (0063)/Sheriff’s Office (0255):  AUTHORIZE transfer in the amount of $30,794 from the Sheriff’s Office to Fleet Services towards the acquisition of replacement  vehicles on the Fiscal Year 2003/2004 Master Vehicle Replacement List.  (All Districts)

 

C.38    Sheriff-Coroner (0255):  AUTHORIZE new revenue in the amount of $75,000 from the federal COPS Enhancing Cultures of Integrity grant, and APPROPRIATE to Administration for  professional services. (All Districts)

 

Appropriation Adjustments  - 2003/2004 FY

 

C.39    Sheriff-Coroner (0362):  AUTHORIZE new revenue in the amount of $2,280,637 from the 2003 Homeland Security Grant Supplement (via the State Office Of Emergency Services), and APPROPRIATE to the Office of Emergency Services to be used for countywide training and equipment purchases.  (All Districts) (See C.62)

 

C.40    Sheriff-Coroner (0362):  AUTHORIZE new revenue in the amount of $481,844 from the 2002 State Domestic Preparedness Grant (via the State Office of Emergency Services), and APPROPRIATE to the Office of Emergency Services to be used for countywide equipment purchases and training to improve the level of multi-jurisdictional response.  (All Districts)

 

C.41    Sheriff-Coroner (0362):  AUTHORIZE new revenue in the amount of $953,806 from the 2003 Homeland Security Grant (via the State Office of Emergency Services), and APPROPRIATE to Office of Emergency Services to be used for joint countywide equipment purchases, training and other supplies.  (All Districts)

 

Intergovernmental Relations

 

C.42    AUTHORIZE expenditure of $10,000 to the East Bay Community Foundation, acting as the fiscal agent for the East Bay Public Safety Corridor Partnership, as the County’s 2002 contribution to the Corridor’s activities; and DIRECT the County Administrator to continue to work with the East Bay Public Safety Partnership and project staff to develop and seek sources of funding for various Corridor public safety projects.  (All Districts)

 

C.43    AUTHORIZE the Chair, Board of Supervisors, to execute the Bay Area Air Management District’s Clean Air Consortium voluntary agreement demonstrating Contra Costa County’s commitment to reducing air pollution in the Bay Area.  (All Districts)

 

C.44    ACCEPT report from the Community Development Department on the status of activities to reauthorize the Measure C Transportation Improvement and Growth Management Program; and REQUEST the Transportation Water and Infrastructure Committee to review the Draft Environmental Impact Report on the reauthorization of the Measure C transportation sales tax when it is made available by the Contra Costa Transportation Authority and to consider whether the Board should schedule a workshop on this subject.  (All Districts)

 

Personnel Actions

 

C.45    CANCEL two Information Systems Programmer Analyst III positions, and ADD one Information Systems Project Manger position and one Account Clerk-Experienced Level position in the Department of Information Technology.  (Department user fees; budgeted) (All Districts)

 

C.46    ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/655 providing a merit step adjustment for a Board of Supervisors’ Assistant in District II.  (District II)

 

C.47    RETITLE the class of Assistant to the Health Services Director to Associate Director of Health Services-Exempt and REALLOCATE the class on the Salary Schedule in the Health Services Department.  (All Districts)

 

C.48    CANCEL one Senior Building Inspector position, and ADD one Building Inspector position in the Building Inspection Department.  (Cost savings) (All Districts)

 

C.49    ADD two Weatherization Home Repair Specialist-Project positions, and CANCEL two Weatherization Home Assessment/Repair Specialist-Project positions in the Building Inspection Department.  (Cost neutral) (All Districts)

 

C.50    ADD nine Social Service Program Assistant positions in the Employment and Human Services Department.  (Budgeted, 100% Federal/State)  (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.51    AUTHORIZE the Deputy Director, Redevelopment, or designee, to execute documents to apply for and receive up to $500,000 of reallocated HOME Investment Partnership Act Funds to develop permanent supportive housing for chronically homeless households.  (No impact to the General Fund) (All Districts)

 

C.52    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Services Director, or designee, to accept a Financial Assistance Award in the amount of $538,524 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Administration for Children and Families for Early Head Start Program services for the period January 1 through December 31, 2003.  (20% In-Kind Match)  (All Districts)

 

C.53    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Services Director, or designee, to accept a Financial Assistance Award in the amount of $322,130 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Administration for Children and Families for Head Start Program services for the period January 1 through December 31, 2003.  (20% In-Kind Match)  (All Districts)

 

C.54    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with San Diego State University Foundation to pay the County an amount not to exceed $12,000 to assist the City of San Pablo in administering the San Pablo Kids Plate Project, which provides bicycle safety education including studying the rate of helmet use, enforcing the California Helmet Law, developing a local ordinance for increasing fines in school zones, and marketing Kid’s Plate license plates; and indemnifying the Foundation against liabilities that may arise from its performance under this contract for the period August 18, 2003 through June 13, 2004.  (No County Match)  (District I)

 

C.55    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with First 5 Contra Costa Children and Families Commission to pay the County an amount not to exceed $604,000 for continuation and expansion of the Home Visiting Program to assure that children ages 0-5 are healthy and have access to quality preventive well-child primary care for the period July 1, 2003 through June 30, 2004.  (No County Match)  (All Districts)

 

C.56    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with First 5 Contra Costa Children and Families Commission to pay the County an amount not to exceed $120,000 for continuation of the Tobacco Education Project in collaboration with the Family Maternal & Child Health Program to support healthy home and community environments free of tobacco smoke and substance abuse by family members for the period July 1, 2003 through June 30, 2004.  (No County Match) (All Districts)

 

C.57    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with First 5 Contra Costa Children and Families Commission to pay the County an amount not to exceed $120,000 for continuation of the Tobacco Education Project in collaboration with the Women, Infants and Children’s Program to support healthy home and community environments free of tobacco smoke and substance abuse by family members for the period July 1, 2003 through June 30, 2004.  (No County Match)  (All Districts)

 

C.58    ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/656 authorizing the Public Works Director, or designee, to apply for grant funds in the amount of $101,962 for the Roberti-Z’Berg-Harris Urban Open Space and Recreation Grant Program under the Safe Neighborhood Parks, Clean Water, Clean Air, and Coastal Protection Bond Act of 2000, Countywide.  (No General Fund impact) (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.59    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the County Administrator, or designee, to execute an amended contract extension agreement with Katherine L. Armstrong, effective December 31, 2003, to extend the term from December 31, 2003 to September 30, 2004 with no increase in the payment limit of $55,000 to provide additional consulting services and technical assistance to the Contra Costa Futures Initiative.  (All Districts)

 

Grants & Contracts

 

C.60    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Development Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Environmental Science Associates, effective October 29, 2003, to increase the payment limit by $96,910 to a new payment limit of $361,910 to provide additional work on the Conoco Phillips Ultra Low Sulfur Diesel Project Environmental Impact Report, with no change in the term through completion.  (District II)

 

C.61    CORRECT the Board Order approved by the Board of Supervisors on October 14, 2003, (C.71) to ratify purchase of services and AUTHORIZE the Auditor-Controller to pay  $24,386.50 instead of $42,503.39 outstanding balance to Access Nurses, Inc. for nursing registry services at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center for the period September 1, 2002 through August 31, 2003.  (All Districts)

 

C.62    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Purchasing Agent, or designee, to purchase an emergency response vehicle for the Hazardous Materials Program in the Health Services Department.  (Budgeted, 100% State Homeland Security Grant – Sheriff’s Department)  (All Districts)  (See C.39)

 

C.63    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Tighe Boyle in an amount not to exceed $37,867 to provide transportation management services for the period November 1, 2003 through June 30, 2004.  (Budgeted, 94% East Bay Community Foundation Grant, 5% Federal/State, 1% County)  (All Districts)

 

C.64    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Language Line Services, Inc., to increase the payment limit by $24,000 to a new payment limit of $44,000 to provide increased interpreter services to limited English proficient clients, with no change in the term of October 1, 2002 through June 30, 2005.  (Budgeted, 40% Federal, 40% State, 20% County)  (All Districts)

 

C.65    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, on behalf of the Weed and Seed Board, to execute a contract amendment with Mari Pavia to extend the term from October 31, 2003 to January 31, 2004 and to increase the payment limit by $15,000 to a new payment limit of $69,500 to provide additional services as Weed and Seed Program Interim Coordinator.  (Budgeted, 80% Federal Weed and Seed Grant, 20% Federal Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Grant)  (All Districts)

 

C.66    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Macias, Gini & Company, L.L.P., in the amount of $30,000 to provide auditing services to the Community Services Department Fiscal Year 2003 Child Development Program for the period October 14 through December 31, 2003. (Budgeted, 100% State)  (All Districts)

 

C.67    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with First Baptist Church to increase the payment limit by $36,321 to a new payment limit of $1,856,281 for Head Start Delegate Agency services, with no change in the term of January 1 through December 31, 2003. (Budgeted, 100% Federal)  (All Districts)

 

C.68    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with Edgewood Center for Children and Families, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $44,968 to continue to provide therapeutic behavioral services to children and their families receiving early and periodic screening, diagnosis and treatment supplemental specialty mental health services for the period July 1, 2003 through June 30, 2004, including an automatic extension through December 31, 2004 in an amount not to exceed $22,484.  (Budgeted, 50% Federal, 45% State, 5% Mental Health Realignment)  (All Districts)

 

C.69    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with New Connections, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $213,402 to continue to provide substance abuse intervention and treatment services to non-violent drug offenders in lieu of incarceration in East and Central County for the period July 1, 2003 through June 30, 2004.  (Budgeted, 100% State Substance Abuse and Crime Prevention Act - Prop 36)  (Districts II, III, IV and V)

                                                                             

Grants & Contracts -

 

C.70    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with We Care Society, Inc. (dba Barbara Milliff Center), in an amount not to exceed $65,500 to continue to provide therapeutic behavioral services to children and their families receiving early and periodic screening, diagnosis and treatment supplemental specialty mental health services for the period July 1, 2003 through June 30, 2004, including an automatic extension through December 31, 2004 in an amount not to exceed $32,750.  (Budgeted, 50% Federal FFP Medi-Cal, 46% State EPSDT, 4% Mental Health Realignment)  (All Districts)

 

C.71    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with Young Men’s Christian Association of the East Bay, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $300,897 to continue to provide on-school-site counseling and therapy services for emotionally and behaviorally disturbed students in selected junior high schools in the West Contra Costa Unified School District for the period July 1, 2003 through June 30, 2004, including an automatic extension through December 31, 2004 in an amount not to exceed $150,449.  (Budgeted, 40% Federal FFP Medi-Cal, 24% State EPSDT, 36% Mental Health Realignment)  (Districts I and II)

 

C.72    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Pacific Urology, Inc. in an amount not to exceed $60,000 to continue to provide professional urology services to patients at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center for the period November 1, 2003 through October 31, 2005.  (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 15.8% County, 84.2% Patient/Third Party Revenues)  (All Districts)

 

C.73    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Medical Doctor Associates, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $55,000 to continue to provide temporary physicians for Contra Costa Regional Medical Center and Contra Costa Health Centers for the period November 1, 2003 through October 31, 2004.  (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 15.8% County, 84.2% Patient/Third Party Revenues)  (All Districts)

 

C.74    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute Contract with the U. S. Department of Veterans Affairs Northern California Health Care System to continue to provide specialized ophthalmology medical services to patients referred by Contra Costa Regional Medical Center physicians in accordance with a specified fee schedule for the period October 1, 2003 through September 30, 2004.  (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 15.8% County, 84.2% Patient/Third Party Revenues)  (All Districts)

 

C.75    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Pri-Med Healthcare, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $150,000 to provide temporary physicians locum tenens services at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center for the period November 1, 2003 through August 31, 2006.  (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 15.8% County, 84.2% Patient/Third Party Revenues)  (All Districts)

 

C.76    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Diablo Pulmonary Medical Group, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $120,000 to continue to provide internal medicine/pulmonary disease specialty services for the period November 1, 2003 through October 31, 2005.  (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 15.8% County, 84.2% Patient/Third Party Revenues)  (All Districts)

 

C.77    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with DocuStream, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $50,000 to provide electronic claims processing services, including scanning, storage, encryption and retrieval services for the period November 1, 2003 through October 31, 2004.  (Budgeted, Enterprise II: 6.6% County, 93.4% Contra Costa Health Plan Member Premiums)  (All Districts)

 

C.78    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with the Regents of the University of California on behalf of the University of California San Francisco Medical Center in an amount not to exceed $150,000 to provide professional health care services to Contra Costa Health Plan members for the period October 1, 2003 through September 30, 2004.  (Budgeted, Enterprise II: 6.6% County, 93.4% Contra Costa Health Plan Member Premiums)  (All Districts)

 

Grants & Contracts -

 

C.79    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Opportunity West, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $60,355 to continue to provide temporary shelter and support services to homeless youths in crisis for the period September 30 through November 29, 2003.  (Budgeted, 100% Federal)  (All Districts)

 

C.80    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Neighborhood House of North Richmond, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $156,775 to continue to provide residential alcohol and drug abuse treatment services, sober living services and intensive day treatment services to homeless clients in the Synergy Program for the period September 30, 2003 through September 29, 2004.  (Budgeted, 100% Federal Substance Abuse/Mental Health Services Administration)  (District I)

 

C.81    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Family Planning Specialists, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $50,000 to continue to provide obstetrics and gynecology services to Contra Costa Health Plan members for the period November 1, 2003 through October 31, 2004.  (Budgeted, Enterprise II: 6.6% County, 93.4% Contra Costa Health Plan Member Premiums)  (All Districts)

 

C.82    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Wade Cartwright, M.D., in an amount not to exceed $40,000 to continue to provide otolaryngology services to Contra Costa Health Plan members for the period November 1, 2003 through October 31, 2004.   (Budgeted, Enterprise II: 6.6% County, 93.4% Contra Costa Health Plan Member Premiums)  (All Districts)

 

C.83    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Recovery Management Services, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $235,383 to continue to provide transitional residential program services for the Conditional Release Program for the period October 1, 2003 through June 30, 2004. (Budgeted, 100% State CONREP)  (All Districts)

 

C.84    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Rubicon Programs, Inc., effective September 1, 2003, to increase the payment limit by $962 to a new payment limit of $64,862 to provide additional client advocacy and legal services for County residents diagnosed with HIV, with no change in the term of March 1, 2003 through February 29, 2004.  (All Districts) (100% Federal Funds)

 

C.85    RATIFY purchase of services from Cyracom International, Inc., and AUTHORIZE the Auditor-Controller to pay $53,216.11 outstanding balance for interpretation services provided to Contra Costa Health Plan members beyond the payment limit of the original contract for the period September 1, 2002 through August 31, 2003.    (Enterprise II: 6.6% County, 93.4% Contra Costa Health Plan Member Premiums)  (All Districts)

 

C.86    ACKNOWLEDGE receipt of notice from George Ponomareff, M.D., requesting termination of his contract for psychiatric services at the Adult Mental Health Clinic in Concord, effective at the close of business August 15, 2003.  (All Districts)

 

C.87    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the General Services Director, or designee, to execute the First Amendment to the contract with Roger J. Wilson, Architect, to increase the payment limit by $18,750 to a new payment limit of $40,900 for additional architectural and engineering services for tenant improvements at 3501 Lone Tree Way, Antioch, for the Health Services Department; and to issue written authorizations for additional work provided that the cumulative total additional cost for all such authorizations shall not exceed $5,000.  (Budgeted) (District V)

 

C.88    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Chair, Board of Supervisors to execute contracts with Universal Building Services in the amount of $112,950 for the West County contract and $54,935 for the Central County contract to provide routine street sweeping services for the period November 1, 2003 through October 31, 2004, West, East and Central County areas. (County Clean Water Funds) (Districts I, II, III, & IV)

 

Leases

 

C.89    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the General Services Director, or designee, to execute a one-year lease renewal with the City of Brentwood in the amount of $3,230 per month for the premises at 118 Oak Street, Brentwood, for continued occupancy by the Health Services Department Brentwood Medical Clinic for the period July 1, 2003 through June 30, 2004. (Budgeted) (District III)

 

Other Actions

 

C.90    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Purchasing Agent, or designee, to purchase a pick-up truck for the Agriculture Department to replace a vehicle that was damaged beyond repair in an accident.  (All Districts) (See C.34)

 

C.91    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Purchasing Agent, or designee, to purchase a hybrid vehicle for the Building Inspection Department to replace a vehicle that was damaged beyond repair in an accident.  (All Districts) (See C.36)

 

C.92    APPROVE amendments to the Conflict of Interest Code for the Central Contra Costa Sanitary District.  (Districts II, III, IV)

 

C.93    ACCEPT from the County Clerk the Canvass of Votes for the October 7, 2003 election for CSA P-6, Zone 2602, Martinez area.  (District II)

 

C.94    ACCEPT status report from the Employment and Human Services Director on the implementation of the Employment and Human Services Department's Internal Security Plan and REFER to 2004 Finance Committee the formulation of budget strategies to maintain the more staff intensive internal security efforts for fiscal year 2004/2005, as recommended by the Internal Operations Committee.  (All Districts)

 

C.95    ACCEPT report from the Community Services Director on jurisdiction and community partnerships within the Community Action Plan, as recommended by the Family and Human Services Committee.  (All Districts)

 

C.96    ACCEPT report from the Employment and Human Services Director on the status of efforts to address social service delivery challenges, and SUPPORT Employment and Human Services Department efforts to minimize service delivery cutbacks within Workforce Services, Children and Family Services, and Aging and Adult Services in the 2003/2004 program year.  (All Districts)

 

Redevelopment Agency

 

C.97    APPROVE Purchase and Sale Agreement; ACCEPT the grant deeds from Thomas B. Trost, and AUTHORIZE payment to Thomas B. Trost in the amount of $58,000 for property rights to  Assessor’s Parcel Number 096-041-026, located in the North Broadway neighborhood in Bay Point, in connection with the redevelopment activities in the Bay Point redevelopment area, as recommended by the Executive Director.  (District V)

 

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 Federal D. Glover and John Gioia) - meets on the first and third Mondays of the month at 11:00 A.M. in Room 108, County Administration Building, 651 Pine Street, Martinez.

 

The Finance Committee (Supervisors Millie Greenberg and Gayle B. Uilkema) - meets on the second and fourth Mondays of the month at 10:30 A.M. in Room 108, County Administration Building, 651 Pine Street, Martinez.

 

The Internal Operations Committee  (Supervisors Gayle B. Uilkema and Federal D. Glover) - meets on the first and third Mondays of the month at  9:15 A.M. in Room 105, County Administration Building, 651 Pine Street, Martinez.

 

The Transportation, Water & Infrastructure Committee  (Supervisors John Gioia and Millie Greenberg) - meets on the first Monday of the month at 9:00 A.M. in Room 108, County Administration Building, 651 Pine Street, Martinez.

 

Transportation, Water & Infrastructure Committee

11-03-03

  9:00 a.m.

See above

 

Family and Human Services Committee

11-03-03

11:00 a.m.

See above

 

Internal Operations Committee

11-03-03

  2:30 p.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

 

 

 

 

                                Revised 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, October 28, 2003, 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. 2000/372 including its Exhibits), unrepresented nursing classification employees, and all other unrepresented agency employees.

 

B.       CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL--ANTICIPATED LITIGATION:  Initiation of litigation pursuant to Gov. Code, § 54956.9(c):  One potential case.

C.       CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL--ANTICIPATED LITIGATION  Significant exposure to litigation pursuant to Gov. Code, § 54956.9(b):  One potential case.