CONTRA COSTA COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

 

Supervisors J. Gioia, G. B. Uilkema, (Vacant), M. DeSaulnier, and F. D. Glover

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

 

A G E N D A

TUESDAY        APRIL 1, 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

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9:00 A.M.       Convene, call to order and opening ceremonies.

 

Inspirational Thought  -  “The first of April is the day we remember what we are the other 365 days of the year.” ~Mark Twain

 

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

Approved as listed except as noted:  C.22, C.34

                

HOUSING AUTHORITY CONSENT ITEMS                     Approved as listed

 

HA.1  ACCEPT information regarding the Housing Authority of the County of Contra Costa’s Strategic Planning Session held February 26, 2003.  (All Districts)    

 

9:05 A.M.

 

PRESENTATIONS                  Approved as listed.

 

PR.1   PRESENTATION of the Contra Costa County Domestic Violence Death Review Team (DVDRT) March 2003 report.  (Dr. Dawn Marie Wadle, Co-Chair DVDRT, Health Services Department) (All Districts)

 

PR.2   PRESENTATION to accept a donation from Fidelity Investments in the amount of $5,000 for library programs in Walnut Creek and through Project Second Chance.  (Anne Cain, County Librarian) (All Districts)

 

PR.3   PRESENTATION to adopt Resolution Nos. 2003/190 and 191 recognizing the contributions of Linda Moulton and Donna Allen on the occasion of their retirement from the Community Development Department.  (Dennis Barry, Community Development Director) (All Districts)

 

9:20 A.M.

 

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

 

SD.1   CONSIDER any Consent Items previously removed.

 

SD.2       HEARING on the appeal of Franklin and May S. Yee (Owners) from the decision of the County Abatement Officer declaring a public nuisance on property located at 4225 Franklin Canyon Road, Martinez.  (Jeff Keebler, Building Inspection Department) (District II)

CORRECTED TO READ: CLOSED the public hearing; DENIED the appeal by Frank Jay McGuire III (appellant) and Franklin and May S. Yee (Owners) from the decision of the County Abatement Officer declaring a public nuisance on property located on 4225 Franklin Canyon Road, Martinez; AFFIRMED the determinations of the County Abatement Officer and DIRECTED the County Abatement Officer to proceed and perform the work of the abatement.

 

SD.3   HEARING on the itemized costs of abatement for property located at 51 Gertrude Avenue, Richmond, Ilaise Tonga Rimer.  (Dennis Broderick, Building Inspection Department) (District I)

CONTINUED to April 8, 2003 at 9:30 a.m., the hearing on the itemized costs of abatement for property located at 51 Gertrude Avenue, Richmond, Ilaise Tonga Rimer (owner).

 

SD.4   CONSIDER authorizing the Chair, Board of Supervisors, to sign a letter to Senator Perata regarding the inclusion of Richmond ferry service in the Bay Area Bridge Toll Expenditure Plan for SB 916, and adopting a “Watch” position on SCA 2.  (John Greitzer, Community Development Director) (All Districts)

AUTHORIZED the Chair, Board of Supervisors, to sign the revised letter to Senator Perata regarding the inclusion of Richmond ferry project in the pending Bridge Toll Expenditure Plan for SB 916 as amended requesting that the expenditure plan include funding to improve safety and security at transit stations, including ferry, rail and bus stations; and ADOPTED a “Watch” position on Senate Constitutional Amendment 2 (SCA 2).

 

SD.5   CONSIDER accepting proposed deed instruments for implementation of Conditional Certificate of Compliance for the remainder property of Minor Subdivision 960016 located in the southeast quadrant of the I-680/Stone Valley Road interchange (Via Del Gato), in the Alamo area, (Don and Michele Lee). (Bob Drake, Community Development Department) (District III)

CLOSED the public hearing; ACCEPTED proposed deed of development rights covering all but 1.5 acres of the affected 7.8 acre site; ACCEPTED an offer of dedication, for recording purposes only, for a trail across this site to join the existing north end of an existing public trail with the Stone Valley Road right-of-way; and ACCEPTED the relinquishment of Abutters’ Rights along the Stone Valley Road frontage; AUTHORIZED the Chairman of the Board to execute the proposed grant deed; and DIRECTED the Public Works Department, Real Property Division, to file all three deed instruments with the Recorder’s Office

 

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

 

D.1     CONSIDER adopting a position on legislation pertaining to health care for the uninsured.  (Milt Camhi, Health Services Department) (All Districts)

ACCEPTED the report on analysis of the Senate Bill 2 (SB 2 Burton) Pay or Play System- which the Board had supported in concept; DIRECTED the Health Services Director to address the questions raised today of fiscal impacts on the State and Contra Costa County; draft letter to Senator Burton stating Contra Costa County’s position on this bill, and return to the Board of Supervisors for further discussion

 

D.2     CONSIDER approving and authorizing the Health Services Director to terminate the contract with  Tenet Healthsystem Hospital, Inc. (formerly Brookside Hospital) relating to inpatient hospital services for CCHP members effective at the close of business on March 15, 2003, and ratify the actions of the Health Services Department in issuing a 60-day advance written notice to the contractor.  (William Walker, M.D., Health Services Director) (All Districts)

APPROVED and AUTHORIZED the Health Services Director to terminate the contract with Tenet Healthsystem Hospital, Inc. (formerly Brookside Hospital) relating to inpatient hospital services for CCHP members effective at the close of business on March 15, 2003; RATIFIED the actions of the Health Services Department in issuing a 60-day advance written notice to the contractor; and DIRECTED Health Services to immediately issue a press release announcing Tenet is to continue receiving patients in compliance with  state mandate.

 

11:00 A.M.

 

D.3     HEARING to adopt Resolution No. 2003/186 on the proposal to establish a tobacco retailer license fee and an administrative fine structure.  (Dr. Wendel Brunner, Public Health Director)  (All Districts)

ADOPTED Resolution No. 2003/186 setting annual tobacco retailer’s license fee of $25;  CONTINUED to May 13, 2003 at 11:00 a.m. the public hearing to set fees for license revocation  hearings, license suspension hearings and retailer re-inspections; DIRECTED Contra Costa Health Services to determine the actual cost of providing license revocation hearings, license suspension hearings and retailer re-inspections, and to establish fee amounts reflecting those costs and allowing their recovery; DIRECTED Contra Costa Health Services to bring the tobacco retailer’s licensing program to the Board of Supervisors for review in 12 months.

 

1:00 P.M.

 

D.4        PUBLIC  COMMENT.  (3 Minutes/Speaker) The following persons presented testimony:

Ralph A. Hernandez, 2718 Barcelona Circle, Antioch, concerning the County Safety Employees’ recently negotiated enhancement Retirement Plan benefits;Douglas Johnson, 126 Williamson Court, Martinez, regarding Contra Costa County being declared  a Yellow Ribbon County;Rollie Katz, P.O. Box 222, Martinez, regarding public health officials identifying employees exposed to Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS).

 

D.5     CONSIDER accepting report and recommendations from Family and Human Services Committee on the siting of County facilities. (Supervisor Glover; Laura Lockwood, County Administrator’s Office) (All Districts)

ACKNOWLEDGED that both the siting and elimination of certain County facilities and programs have a significant impact on local communities; DIRECTED the County Administrator (CAO) to instruct all County Departments to notify the CAO of proposed facilities projects when such projects are in the early stages so that the CAO can inform the Board of Supervisors and seek guidance from the County Supervisor representing the affected district; DIRECTED the County Administrator to produce quarterly status reports to the Board of Supervisors on the County’s capital facilities projects that involve the siting of new or expanded County-owned facilities, leases and public-private partnerships with County involvement as well as the substantial reduction or elimination of same and REFERRED this report to City and County Relations, the Public Managers’ Association and the Mayor’s Conference for their comments.

 

D.6     CONSIDER accepting report from the County Administrator and the Risk Manager on proposed changes to the County’s Workers’ Compensation Program.  (John Sweeten, County Administrator; Ron Harvey, Risk Manager) (All Districts)

ACCEPTED report from the County Administrator and the Risk Manager on proposed changes to the County’s Workers’ Compensation Program with the following recommendations; DIRECTED the County Administrator to present a plan and budget for a comprehensive, County-wide injury prevention and ergonomic program to reduce the frequency of job-related injuries during budget deliberations; DIRECTED the County Administrator to develop a plan, on 7/1/03, to assume responsibility for directing care for injured employees during the first 30 days following a claimed injury, pursuant to the Labor Code; DIRECTED the County Administrator to prepare a proposal for Board consideration during budget hearings for an occupational medical program staffed by occupational medical professionals dedicated to the treatment of industrially injured employees; DIRECTED the County Administrator to seek to reopen union contracts for the limited purpose of amending the current salary continuation program; DIRECTED the County Administrator to seek to reopen union contracts for purposes of amending the current 3-hours medical appointment benefit

 

D.7     CONSIDER adopting Resolution No. 2003/207 authorizing the sale and issuance on behalf of Contra Costa County of pension obligation bonds in an amount not to exceed $340 million.  (John Sweeten, County Administrator) (All Districts)

ADOPTED Resolution No. 2003/207 authorizing the sale and issuance of Contra Costa Pension Obligation Bonds in an amount not to exceed $340 million to refund the County’s existing unfunded actuarial accrued liability (“UAAL”) as of December 31, 2001 with the Contra Costa County Employees Association (the “Retirement Association”).

 

Adjourn to Mayors’ Conference

April 3, 2003  6:30 p.m.

Richmond Memorial Auditorium

403 Civic Center Plaza

Burmuda Room

Richmond, California

 

Adjourn to the Internal Operations Committee Meeting

April 7, 2003  9:15 a.m.

Administration Building

651 Pine Street, Room 105

Martinez

 

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     AWARD contract in the amount of $102,391 to Redgwick Construction Company, the lowest responsive and responsible bidder, who has also met the requirements of the County’s Outreach Program, for the Amend Road Overlay Project, Richmond area. (Measure C Local Road Funds) (District I)

 

Engineering Services

 

C.2     DA 0016:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/201 approving the Subdivision Agreement for Right-of-Way Landscaping (cross-reference SUB 7984) for project being developed by Shapell Industries of Northern California, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area.  (District III)

 

C.3     DA 0016:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/202 approving the Drainage Improvement Agreement for Main Branch Alamo Creek Improvements (cross-reference SUB 7984) for project being developed by Shapell Industries of Northern California, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area.  (District III)

 

C.4     PA 0011:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/203 approving the Subdivision Agreement for Right-of-Way Landscaping (cross-reference SUB 7984) for project being developed by Shapell Industries of Northern California, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area.  (District III)

 

C.5     RA 1101:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/204 accepting completion of improvements for Road Improvement Agreement (cross-reference SUB 8016) and declaring a portion of Stone Valley Road as a County road for project being developed by SummerHill Stone Valley Ltd., Alamo area. (District III)

 

C.6     SUB 8135:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/205 accepting completion of improvements for project being developed by Shapell Industries of Northern California, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area.  (District III)

 

Special Districts & County Airports

 

C.7     APPROVE Ad Hoc Policy Task Force on South Pleasant Hill Issues recommendation to accept Concept Plan #10 as the preferred alternative for the Grayson and Murderers’ Creeks Project and CONTINUE work with the Task Force to fully develop the project, as recommended by Supervisor DeSaulnier, Pleasant Hill area. (District IV)

 

Statutory Actions

 

C.8     APPROVE minutes for the month of March.

 

C.9     DECLARE certain ordinances duly published.

 

Claims, Collections & Litigation

 

C.10   DENY claim of Jesus Jose Quezada.

 

C.11   RECEIVE report concerning the final settlement of the general liability claim of Moraga Road Auto Accident Involving County Vehicle and Multiple Claims, and AUTHORIZE payment from the general liability trust fund in the amount of $55,026, as recommended by the County Administrator.  (All Districts)

 

C.12   AUTHORIZE and DIRECT the County Counsel to initiate legal action to recover monies owed from specified parties for outstanding debts and costs of suit.  (All Districts)

 

Honors & Proclamations

 

C.13   ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/186 proclaiming March 30 – April 5, 2003 as “Safety Seat Checkup Week in Contra Costa County,” as recommended by Supervisor DeSaulnier.  (All Districts)

 

C.14   ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/192 recognizing the selfless efforts of the John Muir Medical Center Auxiliary and Volunteers and proclaiming April 28, 2003 as “National Healthcare Volunteer Day in Contra Costa County,” as recommended by the County Administrator.  (All Districts)

 

C.15    ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/193 recognizing and congratulating Carole Rupf, Chief Deputy of the Office of the Public Administrator, on the occasion of her retirement after 36 years of County service, as recommended by the District Attorney.  (All Districts)

 

Ordinances

 

C.16   ADOPT Ordinance No. 2003-10, introduced March 25, 2003, excluding the class of Assistant Director of Human Resources-Exempt from the Merit System.  (All Districts)

 

Appointments & Resignations

 

C.17   ACCEPT resignation of Violet Smith from the District IV seat on the First 5 Commission, formerly known as the Children and Families (Proposition 10) Commission, DECLARE a vacancy, and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy, as recommended by Supervisor DeSaulnier.  (District IV)

 

C.18   APPOINT Allan Tobias to the District II seat on the Emergency Medical Care Committee, as recommended by Supervisor Uilkema.  (District II)

 

C.19   ACCEPT resignation of Sara Myatt from the Round Hill Enterprises seat on the County Service Area P-5, Citizens Advisory Committee, DECLARE a vacancy, and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy, and APPOINT John Jones to the 1st Alternate seat, as recommended by the County Administrator.  (District III)

 

Appropriation Adjustments  - 2002/2003 FY

 

C.20   Library (0621):  AUTHORIZE additional revenue in the amount of $61,305 from donations and APPROPRIATE for library material purchases.  (All Districts)

 

C.21   East Contra Costa Fire Protection District (7064):  AUTHORIZE transfer of $897,511 from the dissolving East Diablo Fire Protection District Developer Fee Account to the new East Contra Costa Fire Protection District Developer Fee Account.  (Districts III, V)

 

C.22   Plant Acquisition (0111):  AUTHORIZE additional revenue in the amount of $181,234 from the close of escrow from the East County Transitional Housing Project and APPROPRIATE for the Martinez Detention Facility Central Control Replacement Project.  (All Districts)

RELISTED to April 8, 2003 consideration to AUTHORIZE additional revenue in the amount of $181,234 from the close of escrow from the East County Transitional Housing Project and APPROPRIATE for the Martinez Detention Facility Central Control Replacement Project

 

Intergovernmental Relations

 

C.23   ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/189 to support Assembly Bill 1690 (Leno), which would enable cities and counties to establish an alternative revenue source for the purpose of maintaining needed funding for vital public services, including critical fire protection services, and to transmit the Board’s position to Assemblyman Leno, as recommended by Supervisor DeSaulnier.  (All Districts)

 

C.24   ACCEPT report from the Community Development Director on new housing laws (AB 1866 and AB 2292) regarding second units, residential densities, and general plan housing element.  (All Districts)

 

C.25   ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/199 to support full funding of the Open Space Subvention Program (Williamson Act) by the State of California.  (All Districts)

 

C.26   RATIFY issuance of notice by the County Administrator to terminate workers’ compensation coverage for court employees effective July 1, 2003. 

 

Grants & Contracts

 

APPROVE and AUTHORIZE execution of agreements between the County and the following agencies

for receipt of funds and/or services:

 

C.27   ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/176 authorizing the Sheriff-Coroner, or designee, to apply for and execute a contract to accept a Federal Emergency Management Agency, Office of National Preparedness, GO SERV (Governor’s Office on Service and Volunteerism Grant) Grant in an amount not to exceed $31,084 to provide funding for the Citizen Corps and Community Emergency Response Team for the period December 5, 2002 through December 4, 2003.  (No County match) (All Districts)

 

C.28   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, on behalf of the Workforce Development Board, to apply for and accept a Nurses’ Workforce Initiative Discretionary Funding Grant from the City of Richmond in the amount of $191,000 for Licensed Vocational Nurse and Registered Nurse retirement, training, and placement for the period February 18, 2003 through September 30, 2005.  (No County Match)  (All Districts)

 

C.29   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Services Director, or designee, to submit an Early Head Start grant application to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Administration for Children and Families in the amount of $2,339,360 for Early Head Start Program services for the period September 30, 2003 through September 29, 2004.  (20% in-kind County Match)  (All Districts)

 

C.30   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to accept a donation in the amount of $100,000 from Meals on Wheels of Contra Costa, Inc., for the Home Delivered Meals Program to purchase additional meals for delivery to homebound elders in Contra Costa County.  (No County Match)  (All Districts)

 

C.31   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with the County of Alameda, as the federal Ryan White CARE Act grantee, to pay Contra Costa County an amount not to exceed $521,690 to continue to coordinate essential services to Contra Costa County residents with HIV and their families for the period March 1 through June 30, 2003.  (No County Match)  (All Districts)

 

C.32   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with the County of Alameda, as the federal Ryan White CARE Act grantee, to pay Contra Costa County an amount not to exceed $148,445 for the HIV CARE Consortium to improve the quality, availability and organization of healthcare and support services for individuals with HIV for the period April 1, 2003 through March 31, 2004.  (No County Match)  (All Districts)

 

C.33   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to submit a funding application to the Interagency Council on Homelessness and, if awarded, to accept funding in an amount not to exceed $3,500,000 for the fiscal year 2003/2004 collaborative initiative to help end chronic homelessness.  (No County Match)  (All Districts)

 

C.34   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, on behalf of the County, cities and other agencies, to submit a consolidated application for a McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance grant to the Department of Housing and Urban Development in an amount not to exceed $850,000,000, of which the County’s pro rata share is approximately $1,700,000, for providing housing and services for the homeless for fiscal year 2003/2004.  (No County Match)  (All Districts)

RELISTED to an undetermined date, consideration to approve and authorize the Health Services Director, or designee, on behalf of the County, cities and other agencies, to submit a consolidated application for a McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance grant to the Department of Housing and Urban

 

C.35   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Crockett Unified School District to pay the County an amount not to exceed $3.00 per student for scoliosis screening services provided by the Public Health Clinic Scoliosis Screening Project for the period April 1 through June 30, 2003.  (No County Match)  (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.36   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Development Director, or designee, to execute a contract with MHA Environmental Consulting, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $97,000, for environmental impact report review of Alhambra Valley Estates for the period April 1, 2003 through completion of the project.  (Application fees) (District II)

 

C.37   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Contra Costa Federal Credit Union in the amount of $300,000 for administration of the Auto Loan Program for CalWORKs participants for the period May 31, 2003 through June 30, 2004.  (Budgeted, 5% County, 28% Federal CalWORKs, 67% Metropolitan Transportation Commission Low Income Flexible Transportation Program Grant)  (All Districts)

 

C.38   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with FamiliesFirst, Inc., to increase the payment limit by $169,791 to a new payment limit of $214,791 for additional shared family care services, with no change in the term through June 30, 2003.  (Budgeted, 30% County, 70% State/Federal, unspent funds from previous contract rolled over to current contract)  (All Districts)

 

C.39   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Accountemps, Inc., to extend the term from March 31 to April 30, 2003 and to increase the payment limit by $9,328 to a new payment limit of $38,328 for additional temporary accounting services.  (Budgeted, 100% State)  (All Districts)

 

C.40   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Aspira Technologies, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $180,000 to continue to provide temporary programmer/analysts for the Information Systems Unit for the period April 1, 2003 through March 31, 2004.  (Budgeted, Enterprise I:  17.6% County, 82.4% Patient/Third Party Revenues)  (All Districts)

 

C.41   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Debra J. DenHerder, M.D., in an amount not to exceed $144,975 to continue to provide child and adolescent psychiatric services at the East County Mental Health Outpatient Clinic for the period March 1, 2003 through February 29, 2004.  (Budgeted, 50% Federal Medi-Cal, 50% State EPSDT)  (All Districts)

 

C.42   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Supplemental Health Care, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $1,500,000 to provide temporary registry nursing services for Contra Costa Regional Medical Center for the period April 1, 2003 through March 31, 2004. (Budgeted, Enterprise I:  17.6% County, 82.4% Patient/Third Party Revenues)  (All Districts)

 

C.43   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Frank J. Puglisi, Jr., in an amount not to exceed $51,000 to provide consultation services to the Health Services Director with regard to the Contra Costa Regional Health Foundation Board for the period April 1 through September 30, 2003.  (Budgeted, Enterprise I:  17.6% County, 82.4% Patient/Third Party Revenues)  (All Districts)

 

C.44   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Robert Liebig, M.D., in an amount not to exceed $600,000 to provide professional radiology services at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center for the period April 1, 2003 through March 31, 2006.  (Budgeted, Enterprise I:  17.6% County, 82.4% Patient/Third Party Revenues)  (All Districts)

 

C.45   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Lee Shratter, M.D., in an amount not to exceed $225,000 to provide professional radiology services at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center for the period April 1, 2003 through March 31, 2006.  (Budgeted, Enterprise I:  17.6% County, 82.4% Patient/Third Party Revenues)  (All Districts)

 

C.46   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Patricia L. Austin, M.D., Inc., in an amount not to exceed $130,000 to provide professional ophthalmology services at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center for the period April 1, 2003 through March 31, 2004.   (Budgeted, Enterprise I:  17.6% County, 82.4% Patient/Third Party Revenues)  (All Districts)

 

C.47   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Medstaff, Inc., effective March 1, 2003, to increase the payment limit by $50,000 to a new payment limit of $1,000,000 to provide additional nursing registry services, with no change in the term through April 30, 2003.   (Budgeted, Enterprise I:  17.6% County, 82.4% Patient/Third Party Revenues)  (All Districts)

 

C.48   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Bi-Bett Corporation, effective January 1, 2003, to increase the payment limit by $59,523 to a new payment limit of $241,303 to provide an additional level of services including outpatient intervention treatment services, with no change in the term through June 30, 2003.   (Budgeted, 100% State Substance Abuse and Crime Prevention Act - Proposition 36 Funds)  (All Districts)

 

C.49   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Seneca Residential and Day Treatment Center, Inc., effective February 1, 2003, to increase the payment limit by $69,300 to a new payment limit of $106,050 with no change in the term through June 30, 2003, and to increase the automatic extension payment limit by $91,000 to a new payment limit of $127,750, with no change in the term of December 31, 2003 for intensive day treatment for additional County-referred minors.  (Budgeted, 50% Federal Medi-Cal, 50% State EPSDT)  (All Districts)

 

C.50   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Medic-Mobile, Inc., effective December 1, 2002, to increase the payment limit by $50,000 to a new payment limit of $60,000 to provide additional non-emergency transportation services, with no change in the term through June 30, 2003.  (Budgeted, Enterprise I:  17.6% County, 82.4% Patient/Third Party Revenues)  (All Districts)

 

Leases

 

C.51   DELETE      

 

C.52   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the General Services Director, or designee, to execute a lease amendment with Earl D. Dunivan and Joanne Dunivan, commencing April 1, 2003, to extend the lease term 18 months for the premises at 822 Main Street and four years for the premises at 826 Main Street, Martinez, for continued occupancy by the Clerk-Recorder and Health Services departments.  (Approximate cost of $51,900 annually; Budgeted) (District II)

 

Other Actions

 

C.53   AUTHORIZE the Community Development Director, or designee, to execute a Memorandum of Understanding with the Muir Heritage Land Trust to cooperate in the expenditure of the $253,256 that has been awarded to the County from the federal Coastal Impact Assistance Program for coastal conservation, restoration, and access/education.  (All Districts)

 

C.54   ACKNOWLEDGE receipt of the Auditor-Controller’s February 2003 Supplemental Law Enforcement Services Fund (SLESF) activity reports.  (All Districts)

 

C.55   APPROVE recommendations of the Fish and Wildlife Committee regarding the awarding of grants from the Fish and Wildlife Propagation Fund; DIRECT the Auditor/Controller to release a total of $88,195 from the Fish and Wildlife Propagation Fund to specified organizations to support projects benefiting the fish and wildlife resources of the County.  (All Districts)

 

C.56   APPROVE amendments to the Conflict of Interest Code for the Health Services Department.

 

C.57   AUTHORIZE the Chair, Board of Supervisors, to sign a letter to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) that acknowledges public discussion of disposition of two land parcels with four vacant and deteriorated dwelling units in the Las Deltas Public Housing Development in unincorporated North Richmond for use in a Youthbuild Program sponsored by the Redevelopment Agency and the Housing Authority of the County of Contra Costa, as recommended by the Housing Authority Executive Director.  (District I)

 

C.58   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to issue a request for proposal for transportation services for CalWORKs participants and their children, and teenage foster children emancipating from the foster care system, in an amount not to exceed $1,015,600 for fiscal year 2003/2004.   (Budgeted, 12% County, 3% State, 85% Federal)  (All Districts)

 

C.59   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a hold harmless agreement to indemnify Contra Costa Water District for use of its premises located at 1331 Concord Avenue, Concord, on July 24, 2003 for use by the Health Services Department Public Health Division Immunization Assistance Program for vaccine administration training. (District IV)

 

C.60   CONTINUE the emergency action originally taken by the Board of Supervisors on November 16, 1999 regarding the issue of homelessness in Contra Costa County, as recommended by the Health Services Director.  (All Districts)

        

C.61   CONTINUE the emergency action originally taken by the Board of Supervisors on December 14, 1999 based on the increasing/epidemic number of AIDS/HIV and Hepatitis C cases among injection drug uses in Contra Costa County, as recommended by the Health Services Director.  (All Districts)

 

Redevelopment Agency

 

C.62   APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Deputy Director-Redevelopment to execute a Second Modification Agreement with Rodeo Senior Apartments, Inc., and an Amended and Restated Intercreditor Agreement with the County of Contra Costa and Rodeo Senior Apartments, Inc. in substantially the form on file with the Clerk of the Board, to amend the terms of a loan by the State of California to Rodeo Senior Apartments, Inc. related to the 50 unit affordable Rodeo Senior Housing development in the Rodeo Redevelopment Project Area.  (District II)

 

 

 

GENERAL INFORMATION

 

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

The Family and Human Services Committee (Supervisors 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 (District III Supervisor and Supervisor 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  (Supervisor John Gioia and District III Supervisor ) - meets on the first Monday of the month at 9:00 A.M. in Room 108, County Administration Building, 651 Pine Street, Martinez.

     

Internal Operations Committee

04-07-03

  9:15 a.m.

See above

Family & Human Services Committee

04-07-03

11:00 a.m.

See above

Transportation, Water & Infrastructure Committee

04-07-03

*Cancelled

See above

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

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