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 15, 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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9:30 A.M.        Convene, call to order and opening ceremonies.

 

Inspirational Thoughts  -  “The avoidance of taxes is the only intellectual pursuit that carries any reward.”  ~John Maynard Keynes

 

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.34, C.35, C.36, C.37, C38, C39, C40, C41, C42, C61

                      

HOUSING AUTHORITY CONSENT ITEMS

 

HA.1    ADOPT Resolution No. 5039 authorizing the Housing Authority Executive Director, or designee, to execute an energy services agreement with Citizens Conservation Services, Inc., to provide energy conservation services and related capital improvements at public housing facilities, and which guarantees that the savings generated by energy conservation measures will offset the costs of an energy audit and of the debt service to finance the capital improvements.  (All Districts)

REMOVED from consideration to adopt Resolution No. 5039 authorizing the Housing AuthorityExecutive Director, or designee, to execute an energy services agreement with Citizens Conversation Services, Inc., to provide energy conservation services and related capital improvements at public housing facilities, and which guarantees that the savings generated by energy conversation measures will offset the costs of an energy audit and of the debt service to finance the capital improvements

 

9:35 A.M.

 

PRESENTATIONS :      Approved as listed.

 

PR.1    PRESENTATION to adopt Resolution No. 2003/194 proclaiming May 2003 as "Motorcycle Awareness Month in Contra Costa County."  (Supervisor DeSaulnier) (All Districts)

 

PR.2    PRESENTATION to adopt Resolution Nos. 2003/221-227 honoring seven West County Martial Arts athletes for receiving National Awards.  (Supervisor Uilkema) (All Districts) 

 

PR.3    PRESENTATION to businesses in recognition of their being newly certified as Green Businesses, and ADJOURNMENT to Room 108 for refreshments.  (Robin Bedell-Waite) (All Districts)

 

10:00 A.M.

 

SHORT DISCUSSION ITEMS :  Approved as listed except as noted below

 

SD.1    CONSIDER any Consent Items previously removed.

 

SD.2    CONSIDER endorsing the Tri-Valley Transportation Council (TVTC) approval of the Interim Adjustment to the Tri-Valley Transportation Development Fee (TVTDF); endorsing TVTC’s approval of Addendum I to the Joint Exercise of Powers Agreement for TVTD Fees; and endorsing TVTC’s approval of the 2003 Update of the Tri-Valley Transportation Council Strategic Expenditure Plan.  (John Cunningham, Community Development Department) (TVTDF Revenue) (District III)

 

SD.3    HEARING on the establishment of revised fines for the County Library for overdue Videos, Equipment, Bi-Folkal Kits and CD/DVD products and Adult and Young Adult Materials.  (Anne Cain, County Librarian) (All Districts)

 

CLOSED the Public Hearing on the establishment of revised fines for the County Library for overdue Videos, Equipment, Bi-Folkal Kits and CD/DVD products and Adult and Young Adult Materials.

 

SD.4    HEARING to adopt Resolution No. 2003/76 accepting tabulation of mail-in ballots and Confirmation of Diagram and Assessment and Levy of Assessments on parcels for SUB 8456, Countywide Landscaping and Lighting District 1979-3 (LL-2) Zone 35, Byron area.  (Maurice Shiu, Public Works Director) (District III) 

RELISTED to May 13, 2003, at 9:30 a.m., hearing to adopt Resolution No. 2003/76 accepting tabulation of mail-in ballots and Confirmation of Diagram and Assessment and Levy of Assessments on parcels for SUB 8456, Countywide Landscaping and Lighting District 1979-3 (LL-2) Zone 35.

 

DELIBERATION ITEMS - Approved as listed except as noted below:

 

 

D.1           PUBLIC  COMMENT.  (3 Minutes/Speaker): The following persons presented testimony:       Eric Bianco, 1926 Winchester Place, Fairfield, regarding Pacheco Pioneer Cemetery;   Roger Smith, 85 High Eagle Road, Alamo, regarding District III seat being vacant.

 

D.2      CONSIDER adopting Resolution No. 2003/220 supporting the process to place the reauthorization of Measure C on future ballots.  (Steven Goetz, Community Development Department) (All Districts)

ADOPTED Resolution No. 2003/220 supporting the process to place the reauthorization of Measure C on future ballots; DIRECTED Community Development staff to provide the Board of Supervisors with quarterly reports on the activities in support of reauthorizing the measure; and REQUESTED Community Development staff to notify the Board’s representatives on the Authority that they should contact their designated alternate at least 48 hours in advance of a meeting if their attendance is needed to ensure full representation on the Contra Costa Transportation Authority (CCTA) the Board

 

11:00 A.M.

 

D.3      HEARING on the recommendation by the East County Regional Planning Commission of the request by The O’Brien Group (Applicant) and the Contra Costa County Redevelopment Agency (Owner) approval of a General Plan Amendment to shift General Plan land use designation within the North Broadway neighborhood of Bay Point, as specified, from Single-Family Residential, High Density designation to Multiple-Family Residential, Low Density for approximately 6.9 acres.  (Maureen Toms, Community Development Department) (District V)

CLOSED the Public Hearing; FOUND the Mitigated Negative Declaration is adequate and has been prepared consistent with State and County CEQA guidelines; ADOPTED the Mitigated Negative Declaration and Mitigated Monitoring Program; CONSIDERED the East County Regional County Planning Commission’s recommendation regarding the proposed General Plan Amendment and APPROVED the proposed Amendment to the General Plan changing the land use designation to Multiple-Family Residential- Low density; ADOPTED Resolution 2003-236 with Growth Management Findings as the basis for the Board’s action; DIRECTED staff to include the Bay View Development General Plan Amendment in the First Consolidated General Plan Amendment for 2003; and DIRECTED staff to file the Notice of Determination with the County Clerk.

 

Closed Session

 

1:00 P.M.     

 

D.4      HEARING on an appeal filed by David Bianchini of an administrative decision by the Community Development Department determining noncompliance with a development permit limiting the light reflectance applied to the exterior of a proposed residence at #191 Alamo Ranch Road, in the Alamo area.  (Robert Drake, Community Development Department) (District III)

CLOSED the public hearing; SUSTAINED the Community Development Department’s decision that existing exterior colors of residence do not comply with the restriction in Condition #4 of Development Permit #VR001059, and to refrain from allowing a final inspection of said residence until evidence is provided for the review and approval of the Zoning Administrator that the residence complies with Condition #4; DIRECTED staff to work with the Appellants to meet all conditions for final inspection as discussed today within 90 days.  

 

1:30 P.M.

 

D.5      HEARING on the Contra Costa County Planning Commission recommendation to repeal Chapter 84-36 of the County Ordinance Code to eliminate the A-1:  Light Agricultural District as mandated by the County General Plan.  (Patrick Roche, Community Development Department) (All Districts)

CLOSED the public hearing on the Contra Costa County Planning Commission recommendation to repeal Chapter 84-36 of the County Ordinance Code to eliminate the A-1: Light Agricultural District as mandated by the County General Plan; DETERMINED that for the purpose of compliance with the California Environmental Quality Act, the project is Categorically Exempt (Minor alterations in Land Use Limitations, Class 5);  FOUND that the repeal of Chapter 84-36 of the County Ordinance Code, which would eliminate the A-1: Light Agricultural District, as recommended by the County Planning Commission, is consistent with the General Plan; INTRODUCED Ordinance No. 2003-11; WAIVED the reading, and SET May 6, 2003 for adoption; DIRECTED Staff to post a Notice of exemption with the County Clerk.

 

1:45 P.M.

 

D.6      HEARING on the Contra Costa County Planning Commission recommendation to amend County Code Chapters 84-42 and 810-2 relating to the Williamson Act Program to conform to State law.  (Patrick Roche, Community Development Department) (All Districts)    

CLOSED the public hearing on the Contra Costa County Planning Commission recommendation to amend County Code Chapters 84-42 and 810-2 relating to the Williamson Act Program to conform to State Law; DETERMINED that for purposes of compliance with the California Environmental Quality Act, the project is Categorically Exempt (Minor Alterations in Land Use Limitations, Class 5); FOUND that the proposed text amendments to Chapter 84-22 and Chapter 810-2 of the County Ordinance Code, relating to the Williamson Act Program, as recommended, are consistent with the General Plan;  INTRODUCED Ordinance No.2003-12; WAIVED the reading, and SET May 6, 2003 for adoption; DIRECTED staff  to post a Notice of Exemption with the County Clerk

 

2:00 P.M.

 

D.7      HEARING on an appeal filed by Van Bourg, Weinberg, Roger & Rosenfeld, on behalf of Tom Butterfield, et al, of an administrative decision by the Community Development Department determining noncoverage of the Calpine Riverview Energy Center from the Land Use Permit provisions of the Industrial Safety Ordinance (Chapter 84-63), to property located at #795 Minaker Court, in the Antioch area.  (Catherine Kutsuris, Community Development Department) (District V)

ACCEPTED the withdrawal on April 15, 2003, by Van Bourg, Weinberg, Roger & Rosenfeld, of the appeal on behalf of Tom Butterfield et. al. of an administrative decision by the Community Development Department determining noncoverage of the Calpine Riverview Energy Center from the Land Use Permit provisions of the Industrial Safety Ordinance (Chapter 84-63), to property located at #795 Minaker Court, in the Antioch area.   (Supervisor Uilkema recused herself and did not participate on this item)

 

AJ.1         ADJOURNED in the memory of Frank Periera

 

AJ.2         ADJOURNED in the memory of Ora Canciamilla

 

Adjourn to Mayors’ Conference

May 1, 2003     6:30 p.m.

Senior Housing Center          635 Laurel Drive

Danville, California

 

Adjourn to the Internal Operations Committee Meeting

May 5, 2003    9:15 a.m.

Administration Building     651 Pine Street, Room 105

Martinez

 

THE BOARD WILL NOT MEET APRIL 22, or APRIL 29, 2003

 

                                                         

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 Thompson Lane Reconstruction project contingency fund increase in the amount of $25,000 for a new contingency fund total of $53,412, and APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director to execute Contract Change Order No.5 with Fanfa, Inc., effective April 15, 2003, in an amount not to exceed $16,000 to a new payment limit of $182,760, for unforeseen extra work, El Sobrante area. (Measure C Funds) (District II)

 

C.2      APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Berryman & Henigar, Inc., effective April 1, 2003 to increase the payment limit by $20,000 to a new payment limit of $120,000 for extra unforeseen subdivision inspection services, Countywide. (Developer Fees) (All Districts)

 

C.3      APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a contract and any amendments for time extensions with Inner City Demolition in the amount of $45,770 to provide demolition and abatement services for the period April 3 through June 13, 2003, in connection with the State Route 4 East, Railroad Avenue to Loveridge Road Project and the North Broadway Revitalization Project, Pittsburg and Bay Point areas. (Contra Costa Transportation Authority Funds and Contra Costa County Redevelopment Agency Funds) (District V)

 

C.4      APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute the Right-of-Way Contract and Rental Agreement; ACCEPT the Grant Deed from Rose Clark Winter, TRE et al; APPROVE payment of $1,900,000 for said property rights; and AUTHORIZE the Auditor-Controller to issue a check in the amount of $158,000, which is the remainder balance of the purchase price, payable to Placer Title Company, in connection with the State Route 4, Railroad Avenue to Loveridge Road project, Pittsburg area. (Contra Costa Transportation Authority Funds) (District V)

 

C.5      APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Principal Real Property Agent to execute a Relocation Assistance Claim form with Bishop Wisecarver Corporation for moving expenses in the amount of $53,611.84, and AUTHORIZE the Auditor-Controller to process payment of $53,611.84 to Bishop Wisecarver Corporation, in connection with the State Route 4 East, Railroad Avenue to Loveridge Road project, Pittsburg area. (Contra Costa Transportation Authority Funds) (District V)

 

C.6      APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a contract with May & Associates, Inc., in the amount of $32,000, to perform biological surveys and prepare reports for the Orwood Bridge Replacement project, for the period April 15 to December 31, 2003, Brentwood area. (80% Highway Bridge Repair and Rehabilitation Funds and 20% Local Road Funds) (District III)

 

Engineering Services

 

C.7      DA 0011:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/228 accepting completion of Acquisition of Off-site Right-of-Way Agreement (cross-reference SUB 7725) for project being developed by GHC Investments, LLC, Alamo area. (District III)

 

C.8      MS 4-99:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/229 accepting completion of improvements and declaring Wild Oak Court and widening of Walnut Boulevard as county roads for project being developed by DeNova Homes, Walnut Creek area. (District III)

 

C.9      MS 11-00:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/230 accepting Grant Deed of Development Rights (creek structure setback) for project being developed by John M. McKenzie, Alamo area. (District III)

 

C.10    MS 11-00:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/231 approving the Parcel Map and Subdivision Agreement for project being developed by John M. McKenzie, Alamo area. (District III)

 

C.11    SUB 7267:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/232 amending the Subdivision Agreement for project being developed by Morgan Capital Investment Properties, Lafayette area. (District II)

 

Engineering Services

 

C.12    SUB 7267:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/233 approving the First Extension of the Offsite Drainage Improvement Agreement for project being developed by Silverhawk & Company Inc, Lafayette area. (District II)

 

C.13    SUB 8132:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/234 approving the correction of Board Resolution 2003/91, accepting Subdivision Agreement (Right-of-Way Landscaping) for project being developed by Shapell Industries of Northern California, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.14    SUB 8430:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/235 accepting completion of private improvements for project being developed by Hofmann Land Development Company, Brentwood area. (District III)

 

C.15    SUB 8631:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/247 approving the Final Map and Subdivision Agreement for project being developed by Shapell Industries of Northern California, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.16    SUB 8631:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/248 approving the Subdivision Agreement (Right-of-Way Landscaping) for project being developed by Shapell Industries of Northern California, a Division of Shapell Industries, Inc., San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.17    SUB 7578:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/249 approving the vacation of an excess right-of-way portion of Erskine Street, and determining that the activity is not subject to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to Article 5, Section 15061 (b)(3), Port Costa area. (District II)

 

C.18    SUB 8456:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/250 approving the Termination of an Offer of Dedication of an excess dedication for State Route 4 at Bixler Road superseded by a Deed to the State, Byron area. (District III)

 

C.19    AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to arrange for the correction of improvements, and AUTHORIZE County Counsel to secure funds for correction of improvements for Subdivisions 7597 and 7152, Bay Point area. (District V)

 

Special Districts & County Airports

 

C.20    APPROVE refinancing (including funding an escrow to make payments thereunder), and a Lease/Lease-Back Agreement in the amount of $1,917,531 financed by the Airport Enterprise Funds over a 7 year period with Transocean Funding, Inc. to replace existing Lease and Agreement for improvements to the Buchanan Field and Byron Airports, Concord and Byron areas.  (No Impact to General Fund) (Districts III, IV)

RELISTED to an undetermined date, consideration to approve refinancing (including funding an escrow to make payments thereunder), and a Lease/Lease-Back Agreement in the amount of $1,917,531 financed by the Airport Enterprise Funds over a 7 year period with Transocean Funding, Inc. to replace existing Lease and Agreement for improvements to the Buchanan Field and Byron Airports, Concord and Byron areas

 

C.21    ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/251 establishing the rate per Equivalent Runoff Unit for Stormwater Utility Area 17 (Unincorporated County) for fiscal year 2003-2004 and request the Contra Costa County Flood Control and Water Conservation District to adopt annual parcel assessment for drainage maintenance and the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Program, Countywide. (All Districts) 

 

C.22    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Chief Engineer, Flood Control and Water Conservation District, on behalf of the Contra Costa Clean Water Program, to execute a contract with Cressey and Associates in the amount of $75,000 to provide technical consulting services for the Rapid Bioassessment Study for the Pinole, Marsh, Kellogg and Las Trampas Creeks, for the period April 1, 2003 through March 31, 2004, Countywide. (City and County Stormwater Utility Fee Assessments) (All Districts)

 

C.23    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Kathryn Monroy in the amount of $27,500 to provide community programming and support services for County Service Area P-1 Crockett Community Center, for the period April 16, 2003 through April 15, 2004, Crockett area.  (County Service Area P-1 Funds) (District II)

 

C.24    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Contra Costa Centre Association to extend the term from July 1, 2002 to June 20, 2003 for Landscape Services for Zone 7 of the Countywide Landscape District, Pleasant Hill BART Station area. (Lighting and Landscaping District Zone 7 Funds) (District IV)

 

Claims, Collections & Litigation

 

C.25    DENY claims of Sarah N. Isiba; Colleen Majors; Florida Foster; Tom Loukos; Jesse Ellis; amended claim for Tom Loukos; and late claim for Perry Castro.

 

Hearing Dates

 

C.26    DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to publish notice of a public hearing, and FIX May 6, 2003 at 11:00 a.m. for the hearing to establish adjusted fees in the Animal Services Department.  (All Districts)

 

C.27    ACCEPT the filing of the Preliminary Engineer’s Report for County Service Area M-26 for Fiscal Year 2003/2004; INTRODUCE Ordinance No. 12; WAIVE reading; and FIX a public hearing for June 10, 2003 at 9:30 a.m. to consider levying the proposed annual water service charges for County Service Area M-26, Bethel Island area. (District V)

 

C.28    ACCEPT the filing of the Preliminary Engineer’s Report for County Service Area M-27 for Fiscal Year 2003/2004; INTRODUCE Ordinance No. 12; WAIVE reading; and FIX a public hearing for June 10, 2003 at 9:30 a.m. to consider levying the proposed annual water service charges for County Service Area M-27, Bethel Island area. (District V)

 

Honors & Proclamations

 

C.29    ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/252 recognizing and congratulating Ken Dothee, Assistant Public Defender, on the occasion of his retirement after 32 years of County service, as recommended by the Public Defender.  (All Districts)

 

C.30    ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/253 recognizing and congratulating William T. Egan, Chief Assistant Public Defender, on the occasion of his retirement after 28 years of County service, as recommended by the Public Defender.  (All Districts)

 

C.31    ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/238 proclaiming April 2003 as “Sexual Assault Awareness Month in Contra Costa County,” as recommended by Supervisor DeSaulnier.  (All Districts)

 

C.32    RECOGNIZE long time service to the community by the volunteers of Contra Costa Crisis Center, as recommended by Supervisor Uilkema.  (All Districts)

 

C.33    ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/254 proclaiming the week of May 18-24, 2003, as “National Public Works Week” in Contra Costa County, as recommended by the Public Works Director, Countywide. (All Districts)

 

C.34    ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/255 recognizing and congratulating Rich Bruno, Senior Engineering Technician of the Public Works Department, on the occasion of his retirement after 37 years of County service, as recommended by the Public Works Director. (All Districts)

CORRECTED TO READ: ADOPTED Resolution No. 2003/239 recognizing and congratulating Rich Bruno, Senior Engineering Technician of the Public Works Department, on the occasion of his retirement after 37 years of County service, as recommended by the Public Works Director.

 

C.35    ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/256 recognizing and congratulating Lowell Tunison, Supervising Civil Engineer of the Public Works Department, on the occasion of his retirement after almost 30 years of County service, as recommended by the Public Works Director.  (All Districts)

CORRECTED TO READ: ADOPTED Resolution No. 2003/244 recognizing and congratulating Lowell Tunison, Supervising Civil Engineer of the Public Works Department, on the occasion of his retirement after almost 30 years of County service, as recommended by the Public Works Director.

 

C.36    ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/257 recognizing and congratulating Ken Arentz, Public Works Maintenance Supervisor of the Public Works Department, on the occasion of his retirement after 29 years of County service, as recommended by the Public Works Director.  (All Districts)

CORRECTED TO READ: ADOPTED Resolution No. 2003/240 recognizing and congratulating Ken Arentz, Public Works Maintenance Supervisor of the Public Works Department, on the occasion of his retirement after 29 years of County service, as recommended by the Public Works Director

 

C.37    ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/258 recognizing and congratulating Paul Hamel, Laborer of the Public Works Department, on the occasion of his retirement after 33 years of County service, as recommended by the Public Works Director.  (All Districts)

CORRECTED TO READ: ADOPTED Resolution No. 2003/242 recognizing and congratulating Paul Hamel, Laborer of the Public Works Department, on the occasion of his retirement after 33 years of County service, as recommended by the Public Works Director.

 

C.38    ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/259 recognizing and congratulating Jim Millar, Engineering Technician Supervisor of the Public Works Department, on the occasion of his retirement after 35 years of County service, as recommended by the Public Works Director.  (All Districts).

CORRECTED TO READ: ADOPTED Resolution No. 2003/241 recognizing and congratulating Jim Millar, Engineering Technician Supervisor of the Public Works Department, on the occasion of his retirement after 35 years of County service, as recommended by the Public Works Director.

 

C.39    ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/260 recognizing and congratulating Alfonso Perez, Equipment Operator II of the Public Works Department, on the occasion of his retirement after 37 years of County service, as recommended by the Public Works Director.  (All Districts)

CORRECTED TO READ: ADOPTED Resolution No. 2003/243 recognizing and congratulating AlfonsoPerez, Equipment Operator II of the Public Works Department, on the occasion of his retirement after 37 years of County service, as recommended by the Public Works Director. 

 

C.40    ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/261 recognizing and congratulating Stan Matsumoto, Senior Civil Engineer of the Public Works Department, on the occasion of his retirement after 32 years of County service, as recommended by the Public Works Director.  (All Districts)

CORRECTED TO READ: ADOPTED Resolution No. 2003/245 recognizing and congratulating Stan Matsumoto, Senior Civil Engineer of the Public Works Department, on the occasion of his retirement after 32 years of County service, as recommended by the Public Works Director

 

C.41    ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/262 recognizing and congratulating Malcolm Weston, Senior Hydrographer of the Public Works Department, on the occasion of his retirement after 21 years of County service, as recommended by the Public Works Director.  (All Districts)

CORRECTED TO READ: ADOPTED Resolution No. 2003/267 recognizing and congratulating  Malcolm Weston, Senior Hydrographer of the Public Works Department, on the occasion of his retirement after 21 years of County service, as recommended by the Public Works Director. 

 

C.42         ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/263 recognizing and congratulating Baolin (Paul) Wu, Senior Hydrologist of the Public Works Department, on the occasion of his retirement after 30 years of County service, as recommended by the Public Works Director.  (All Districts)

 CORRECTED TO READ: ADOPTED Resolution No. 2003/246 recognizing and congratulating Baolin (Paul) Wu, Senior Hydrologist of the Public Works Department, on the occasion of his

retirement after 30 years of County service, as recommended by the Public Works Director.

 

Ordinances

 

C.43    ADOPT Ordinance No. 2003-13, introduced April 8, 2003, excluding the class of Transportation Program Manager-Exempt from the Merit System.  (All Districts)

 

Appointments & Resignations

 

C.44    APPOINT Linda K. Mayo as the District IV representative to the Juvenile Systems Planning Advisory Committee, as recommended by Supervisor DeSaulnier.  (District IV)

 

C.45    APPOINT Regina J. Brown as the District I representative to the Economic Opportunity Council, as recommended by Supervisor Gioia.  (District I)

 

C.46    APPOINT Allan H. Hyman to the Roundhill Enterprises seat on the County Service Area P-5, Citizens Advisory Committee, as recommended by County Administrator.  (District III)

 

C.47    ACCEPT resignation of Mary Chapman from the District V seat on the Alcohol and Other Drugs Advisory Board, DECLARE a vacancy, and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy, as recommended by Supervisor Glover.  (District V)

 

C.48    APPOINT Greg Feere as the District V representative to the Fish and Wildlife Committee, as recommended by Supervisor Glover.  (District V)

 

C.49    ACCEPT resignation of Eleanor Boswell-Raine as the District I representative on the Commission for Women, DECLARE a vacancy, and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy, as recommended by Supervisor Gioia.  (District I)

 

C.50    APPOINT Dawn M. Harris and RE-APPOINT Diana Gates Waterman to the Contra Costa Commission for Women, as recommended by the Internal Operations Committee.  (All Districts)

 

C.51    APPOINT Warren Kaufman and RE-APPOINT Lloyd Madden to the Homeless Continuum of Care Advisory Board, as recommended by the Internal Operations Committee.  (All Districts)

 

C.52    APPOINT Hal R. Yeager to the Airport Land Use Commission, as recommended by the Internal Operations Committee.  (All Districts)

 

C.53    RE-APPOINT Lynn Durden to the Loan and Grant Review Panel, as recommended by the Internal Operations Committee.  (All Districts)

 

C.54    ACCEPT resignation of Greg Almand as the District V representative on the County Library Commission, DECLARE a vacancy, and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy, as recommended by Supervisor Glover.  (District V)

 

Appropriation Adjustments  - 2002/2003 FY

 

C.55    SLESF-Criminal Prosecution (0241)/General Services Fleet Operations (0063):  AUTHORIZE transfer of appropriations in the amount of $13,769 from General Services to Fund 114300 for claiming purposes related to a vehicle purchase.  (All Districts)

 

C.56    Contra Costa Television (0003/0059):  AUTHORIZE transfer in the amount of $35,000 from Community Access TV to Contra Costa Television for the purchase of computer equipment.  (All Districts)

 

C.57    Plant Acquisition (0111): AUTHORIZE additional revenue in the amount of $1,500,000 from interest earnings on the 1997 and 2001 Series A Lease Revenue Bonds and APPROPRIATE for expenses related to the remodel of space in the Pittsburg Health Center for the relocation of East County Mental Health from 550 School Street, Pittsburg.  (All Districts)

 

C.58    Plant Acquisition (0111): AUTHORIZE additional revenue in the amount of $400,000 from interest earnings on the 2001 Series B Lease Revenue Bonds and APPROPRIATE for various improvements to the Contra Costa Regional Medical Center. (All Districts)

 

Personnel Actions

 

C.59    RECLASSIFY two Mental Health Program Supervisor positions to Mental Health Program Manager in the Health Services Department.  (Enterprise I Funds) (All Districts)

 

C.60    ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/264 establishing a one hundred fifty dollar ($150) per month differential for employees in the Health Services Department class of Lead Sterile Processing & Distribution Technician.  (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 17.6% County, 82.4% Patient/Third Party Revenues)  (All Districts)

 

C.61    ESTABLISH the class of Administrative Lieutenant; ADD one position, and CANCEL one Lieutenant position in the Sheriff-Coroner Department.  (Cost neutral) (All Districts)

RELISTED to an undetermined date, consideration to establish the class of Administrative Lieutenant; add

 one position, and cancel one Lieutenant position in the Sheriff-Coroner Department

 

Grants & Contracts

 

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

 

C.62    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with California State Department of Education, Child Development Services to decrease the payment limit by $187,000 to a new payment limit of $1,688,356 due to mid-year State budget revisions, to provide child care services to serve at-risk families, teen parents, children at risk of abuse and neglect, and low-income families for fiscal year 2002/2003.  (No County Match)  (All Districts)

 

C.63    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to submit a funding application to the California Integrated Waste Management Board and, if awarded, to execute a contract in an amount not to exceed $25,000 for the Environmental Health Division Solid Waste Program for fiscal year 2003/2004.  (No County Match)  (All Districts)

 

APPROVE and AUTHORIZE execution of agreements between the County and the following parties as noted for the purchase of equipment and/or services:

 

C.64    APPROVE and  AUTHORIZE the District Attorney to execute a contract amendment with Mark Williams to increase the payment limit by $24,000 to a new payment limit of $87,519 and extend the term to June 30, 2003 for Local Area Network (LAN) management.  (All Districts)

 

C.65    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Child Support Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Theodore M. Spyrow in the amount of $40,000 for internal systems and support services for the Department of Child Support Services for the period April 14, 2003 through April 13, 2004.  (State Funds – Child Support Health Incentives) (All Districts)

 

Grants & Contracts

C.66    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the County Probation Officer to execute a contract with Synovation, Inc., in the amount of $785,100 to provide and install an automated case management system for the Contra Costa County Probation Department.  (20% State, and 80% County) (All Districts)

 

C.67    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Sheriff-Coroner, or designee, to execute a contract with RadioIP Software, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $135,238, to provide a wireless data network interface for the Sheriff’s Mobile Data System, for the period April 10 through August 31, 2003.  (Budgeted) (All Districts)

 

C.68    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the County Counsel, or designee, to execute a contract with O’Melveny & Myers, L.L.P., for specialized legal services in connection with Laurie Q., et al. vs. Contra Costa County, at specified rates.  (General Liability Trust Fund) (All Districts)

 

C.69    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Development Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Christine Gregory to increase the payment limit by $54,000 to a new payment limit of $79,000 for continuing current planning services through December 31, 2003.  (Applicant fees) (All Districts)

 

C.70    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Development Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Dennis Yniguez to increase the payment limit by $20,000 to a new payment limit of $40,000, for continuing current planning services through December 31, 2003.  (Applicant Fees) (All Districts)

 

C.71    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Development Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with California Environmental Law Project, effective April 15, 2003, to increase the payment limit by $9,000 to a new payment limit of $34,000 for continuing litigation services related to the San Luis Drain.  (Water Agency funds) (Districts II, III, IV)

 

C.72    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Athletes United for Peace in the amount of $30,000 to operate the 2003 Bay Point Digital Technology Academy, which provides technical training for Bay Point youth.  (Budgeted, 100% Keller Canyon Mitigation Funds)  (District V)

 

C.73    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Eastridge Infotech, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $545,000 to continue to provide temporary computer services for the Information Systems Unit for the period June 1, 2003 through May 31, 2004.  (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 17.6% County, 82.4% Patient/Third Party Revenues)  (All Districts)

 

C.74    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Alexander Gorodetsky, M.D., in an amount not to exceed $130,000 to continue to provide professional outpatient psychiatric services for the period April 1, 2003 through March 31, 2004.  (Budgeted, 100% Mental Health Realignment Offset By Third Party Billing)  (All Districts)

 

C.75    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Frank Lee in an amount not to exceed $95,212 to continue to provide consultation and technical assistance with regard to Contra Costa Health Plan compliance with State, federal and other regulatory agencies for the period May 1, 2003 through April 30, 2004.  (Budgeted, Enterprise II: 4% County, 96% Member Premiums)  (All Districts)

 

C.76    AMEND Board action of March 18, 2003 (Item C.29) which approved a contract with ViPS, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $86,000 to provide healthcare employee data information set (HEDIS) software for the period February 1, 2003 through January 31, 2004, to correct the payment limit to $258,000 and correct the term to February 1, 2003 through January 31, 2006.  (Budgeted, Enterprise II: 4% County, 96% Health Plan Member Premiums)  (All Districts)

                                                    

Leases

 

C.77    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the General Services Director, or designee, to execute a year to year sublease with Joseph E. Costa, commencing May 1, 2003 in the amount of $1.00 per year, for a portion of the premises at 1528 Pomona Street, Crockett and DETERMINE that the project is a Class 1(a) categorical exemption under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA). (Budgeted) (District II)

 

Other Actions

 

C.78    ADOPT follow-up response to Grand Jury Report No. 0301 entitled, “Under Funded Employee Benefits Threaten the County’s Financial Stability,” as recommended by the County Administrator.  (All Districts)

 

C.79    ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/265 authorizing the issuance of tax exempt bonds in the amount of $7,400,000 for the acquisition/rehabilitation of the Hidden Cove Apartments, and actions related thereto, as recommended by the Community Development Director.  (District V) (Consider with C.87)

 

C.80    ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/266 conditionally providing for the issuance of revenue bonds in an amount not to exceed $12 million to finance the acquisition/rehabilitation of the Gentrytown Apartments, Antioch, as recommended by the Community Development Director.  (No General funds) (District V)

 

C.81    AUTHORIZE the Auditor-Controller to issue a warrant in the amount of $100,000 from the Park Dedication Trust Fund to the Bethel Island Municipal Improvement District to finance the purchase of property to be developed as a park, as recommended by the Community Development Director.  (District V)

 

C.82    DESIGNATE Contra Costa County as a hybrid entity for purposes of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), and take related actions, as recommended by the Health Services Director.  (All Districts)

 

C.83    RECEIVE Grand Jury Report No. 0303 entitled, “It’s Time To Improve the Prisoner Transportation and Booking Process,” and REFER to County Administrator’s Office.  (All Districts) 

 

C.84    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.85    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.86    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Redevelopment Director to execute a contract amendment between the Redevelopment Agency and Goldfarb & Lipman to increase the payment limit by $30,000 to a new payment limit of $100,000 for legal services for the period July 1, 2002 through June 30, 2003.  (All Districts)

 

C.87    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE execution of a Regulatory Agreement and Declaration of Restrictive Covenants relating to affordable housing goals and conditions, as recommended by the Redevelopment Director.  (District V) (Consider with C.79)

 

C.88    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Redevelopment Director to execute a second amendment to a contract with RBF Consulting, to increase the payment limit by $110,000 to a new payment limit of $190,000 for expanded scope relative to the final design, construction engineering/inspection and related services through December 31, 2003, in support of construction of the BART patron temporary parking lot on the former Las Juntas Swim Club site.  (No General funds required) (District IV)

 

 

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.

 

 

Family & Human Services Committee

    04-21-03

11:00 a.m.

See above

 

 

Family & Human Services Committee

    05-05-03

11:00 a.m.

See above

 

 

Finance Committee

    04-28-03

10:30 a.m.

See above

 

 

Internal Operations Committee

    04-21-03

 Cancelled

See above

 

 

Internal Operations Committee

    05-05-03

  9:15 a.m.

See above

 

 

Transportation, Water & Infrastructure Committee

***04-21-03

  9:00 a.m.

See above

 

 

 

Transportation, Water & Infrastructure Committee

    05-05-03

  9:00 a.m.

See above

 

 

 

***Special Meeting

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

 

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

 

Supplemental Calendar of Closed Session Items

 

For The Board of Supervisors of Contra Costa County

and for Special Districts, Agencies and Authorities Governed by the Board

 

Tuesday, April 15, 2003, 9:00 a.m. and thereafter

 

Board Chambers Room 107 and Room 105

Administration Building,

651 Pine Street, Martinez, California

 

 

 

                 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.