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, MAY 20, 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 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  -  “If you treat people right they will treat you right … ninety percent of the time.”  ~Franklin D. Roosevelt

 

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

Approved as listed except as noted:  C.90

                      

HOUSING AUTHORITY CONSENT ITEMS

 

HA.1    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Housing Authority Executive Director to issue a $1,000,000 replacement loan to DeAnza Gardens Limited Partnership from the Housing Authority of the County of Contra Costa to develop 180 new affordable apartments to replace 86 obsolete units and to execute all necessary loan documents.  (Replaces pre-development loan) (District V)

RELISTED to an undetermined date consideration to APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Housing Authority Executive Director to issue a $1,000,000 replacement loan to DeAnza Gardens Limited Partnership from the Housing Authority of the County of Contra Costa to develop 180 new affordable apartments to replace 86 obsolete units and to execute all necessary loan documents.             

 

HA.2    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Housing Authority Executive Director to execute a contract with DeAnza Gardens Limited Partnership in the initial amount of $45 per month per unit to provide property management services for the DeAnza Gardens development.  (District V)

RELISTED to an undetermined date consideration to APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Housing Authority Executive Director to execute a contract with DeAnza Gardens Limited Partnership in the initial amount of $45 per month per unit to provide property management services for the DeAnza Gardens development

 

HA.3    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Housing Authority Executive Director to award a grant in the amount of $1,000,000 to DeAnza Housing Corporation for construction of 180 affordable apartments to replace obsolete and deteriorated units at the Housing Authority’s Los Medanos Pueblo Development in Bay Point, and to sign all required documents for the grant.  (Housing Authority Administrative Reserves) (District V)

RELISTED to an undetermined date consideration to APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Housing Authority Executive Director to award a grant in the amount of $1,000,000 to DeAnza Housing Corporation for construction of 180 affordable apartments to replace obsolete and deteriorated units at the Housing Authority’s Los Medanos Pueblo Development in Bay Point, and to sign all required documents for the grant

 

HA.4    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Housing Authority Executive Director to execute a 75-year lease of the land owned by the Housing Authority of the County of Contra Costa, formerly the Los Medanos Pueblo Development in Bay Point to the DeAnza Gardens Limited Partnership for the development of 180 affordable apartments, and to execute all necessary related documents.  (District V)

RELISTED to an undetermined date consideration to APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Housing Authority Executive Director to execute a 75-year lease of the land owned by the Housing Authority of the County of Contra Costa, formerly the Los Medanos Pueblo Development in Bay Point to the DeAnza Gardens Limited Partnership for the development of 180 affordable apartments, and to execute all necessary related documents. 

 

HA.5    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)  

RELISTED to an undetermined date consideration to 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

 

9:35 A.M.

 

PRESENTATIONS     Approved as listed

 

PR.1    PRESENTATION to adopt Resolution No. 2003/333 designating May 18-24, 2003 as “Emergency Medical Services Week” in Contra Costa County.  (Art Lathrop, Emergency Medical Services Director) (All Districts)

 

PR.2    PRESENTATION of the First Annual Contra Costa Mental Health Commission Awards.  (Mental Health Commissioner Kathi McLaughlin, Chair, Organization Development Committee) (All Districts)

 

PROJECTED

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10:00 A.M.

 

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

 

SD.1    CONSIDER any Consent Items previously removed.

 

SD.2    CONSIDER accepting the oral report of the County Administrator on the May Revision of the California State Budget.  (John Sweeten, County Administrator) (All Districts)

 

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

 

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

Norma Hernandez, Citizens for Democracy and Croskey Consent Decree Advisory Board, regarding the hiring of two out- of- state Assistant Fire Chiefs;Ralph Hernandez, Vice Chair, Croskey Consent Decree Advisory Board, Antioch, requesting the Board investigate the hiring of two out-of- state Assistant Fire Chiefs; Vondell Bankert, Black Families Association, 1980 Encima Drive, Concord, regarding promotional opportunities for Assistant Fire Chief and asked the Board to investigate; Margaret Valdez, 5136 Stratford Drive, Oakley, regarding the hiring practices of the Contra Costa County Fire District;  Troy Skillman, 79 Carolina Drive, Benicia, regarding the hiring practices of the Fire Department;Nadine Peyrucain, 96 Morello Avenue, Martinez regarding the Croskey Consent Decree Advisory Board;Denise Hansen, 301 Valley High Drive, Pleasant Hill, regarding promotional opportunities for Assistant Fire Chief and the hiring practices of the Contra Costa Fire Department;John Taylor, N.A.A.C.P., 1254 Canterbury, Hercules, requesting the Board of Supervisors to appoint a subcommittee;Terry R. Harris, 5057 Longhorn Way, Antioch regarding the hiring practices of the Contra Costa Fire Department;Richard Luchini, 912 Hawthorne Drive, Rodeo, regarding code enforcement and residential parking in Rodeo;Rollie Katz, Public Employees, Local One, ongratulated Eileen Bitten on her retirement and the Contra Costa County Mental Health Commission on their awards, regarding Contra Costa County hiring temporary employees versus permanent employees, urged the County to review voluntary time off.

 

11:00 A.M.

 

D.2      HEARING on the appeal by Carol Erends from the decision by the East County Regional Planning Commission to approve a request by Martin Krulee (Applicant) and Gregory C. Meyer (Owner) to construct a single family residence on a substandard lot with variances to  the side yard requirements.  The site is located at 3270 Concord Avenue, Brentwood area.  (Catherine Kutsuris, Community Development Department) (District III)

CLOSED the public hearing; DENIED the appeal by Carol Erends; APPROVED the project as recommended by the East County Regional Planning Commission Board of Appeals onJanuary 13, 2003; ACCEPTED the determination that the project is exempt from theCalifornia Environmental Quality Act; ADOPTED the findings of the East County Regional Planning Commission as the basis for this decision; DIRECTED the Community Development Department staff to file the Notice of Exemption with the County Clerk

 

D.3      CONSIDER forwarding draft ordinance regulating vessel sanitation, pollution, seaworthiness, mooring, and occupancy to California Department of Boating and Waterways.  (Deputy Doug Powell, Marine Patrol Division) (All Districts)

DIRECTED County Counsel to forward a copy of draft vessels ordinance regulating vessel sanitation, pollution, seaworthiness, mooring and occupancy to the California Department of Boating and Waterways pursuant to California Harbors and Navigation Code Section 660; and DIRECTED the Sheriff’s Office and County Counsel to prepare a final version of the ordinance after receiving the response of the California Department of Boating and Waterways, and return the ordinance to the Board of Supervisors for introduction and subsequent adoption.

 

Closed Session

 

1:00 P.M.

 

D.4      CONSIDER accepting status report and approving recommendations by the Public Works Director regarding the Byron Airport Air Cargo Feasibility Study for the Airport Improvement Plan, Byron area.  (Maurice Shiu, Public Works Director) (District III)

ACCEPTED the status report from the Public Works Director on the status of the Byron Airport Air Cargo Feasibility Study for the Byron Airport improvement program (AIP) Project No. 3-06-0008-10; DIRECTED the Public Works Department to continue with the Master Plan and Business Plan update; and DIRECTED the Public Works Department to make a status report to the East County Municipal Advisory Committees and Cities.

 

 

D.5      CONSIDER report on the Network of Care Internet Website, to improve and better coordinate long-term care services for the more than 170,000 seniors and people with disabilities in Contra Costa County.  (Supervisor DeSaulnier; John Cullen, Employment and Human Services Director) (All Districts)

ACCEPTED the presentation of the Network Care for Seniors and People with Disabilties Website

 

THE BOARD WILL NOT MEET ON MAY 27, 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      ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/325 ratifying the prior decision of the Public Works Director to fully close a portion of Concord Avenue from May 2 through May 16, 2003 for 24 hours per day, for the purpose of widening the road for RA 1140 (cross-reference Subdivision 8089), Brentwood area. (District III) 

 

C.2      APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute the Right-of-Way Contract and License Agreement; ACCEPT the Grant Deed from Security Public Storage; APPROVE payment of $3,840,796, and a land exchange valued at $377,514 for a total of $4,218,310 for said property rights; and AUTHORIZE the Auditor-Controller to issue a check in the amount of $294,796 payable to Placer Title Co., in connection with the State Route 4, Railroad Avenue to Loveridge Road project, Pittsburg area. (Contra Costa Transportation Authority Funds) (District V) (Consider with C.3)

 

C.3      ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/326 approving and authorizing the exchange of surplus real property, located at 501 Harbor Ct., with an estimated fair market value of $377,514 to Security Public Storage, pursuant to state law; and authorizing the Chair, Board of Supervisors, to execute a Grant Deed as partial compensation 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 C.2)

 

C.4      APPROVE the Public Works Director’s recommendation for allocation of Transportation Development Act Article 3 funds for bicycle and pedestrian projects for Fiscal Year 2003/2004 and DIRECT the Public Works Director to forward the project list to the Metropolitan Transportation Commission for final approval and allocation of funding effective July 1, 2003, Countywide. (Transportation Development Act, Article 3 Funds) (All Districts)

 

Engineering Services

 

C.5      DP 3058-84:   ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/327 accepting Deferred Improvement Agreement as satisfied for project being developed by Ronald G. Fultz, Sherrie C. Fultz, Glendon Fultz and Dolly H. Fultz, El Sobrante area. (District I)

 

C.6      LP 2225-77:   ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/328 accepting Deferred Improvement Agreement as satisfied for project being developed by The District Advisory Board of the Northern California District Church of the Nazarene, El Sobrante area. (District I)

 

C.7      MS 4-96:     ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/329 approving the Parcel Map and Subdivision Agreement for project being developed by Tineke Jacobsen, Walnut Creek area. (District III)

 

Special Districts & County Airports

 

C.8      ACCEPT and APPROVE the Fiscal Year 2002/2003 Second Quarter Expense Report for the Blackhawk Geologic Hazard Abatement District (GHAD) by the GHAD Manager, Richard Short, Kleinfelder, Inc., Danville area. (County Service Area M-23 Funds) (District III)

 

C.9      DETERMINE that the San Ramon Creek at Casa Vallecita Storm Damage Repair project is a California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Class 1d Categorical Exemption; APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Chief Engineer, Flood Control and Water Conservation District to advertise the project, Alamo area. (Flood Control Zone 3B Funds) (District III)

 

C.10    DETERMINE that the Drainage Area 30C, Lowering of Line A project is a California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Class 2 Categorical Exemption; APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Chief Engineer, Flood Control and Water Conservation District to advertise the project, Brentwood area. (Drainage Area 30C Funds) (District III)

 

Claims, Collections & Litigation

 

C.11    DENY claims of Carl Barnes/Kathy Barnes; Bonnie Rangel; Susan Nieves-David; Victor Moreno; Pete Naji; Pacific Gas & Electric; Anna M. Mejia; Freddie Esco, Jr.; Sabrena Rosenberg; and Amal Abusafieh as Guardian Ad Litem for Neenah Iriqat, a Minor.

 

C.12    AUTHORIZE and DIRECT County Counsel to initiate legal action to recover monies owed for outstanding debts and costs of suit from the specified persons related to reimbursement to the County for services rendered, as recommended by the Director, Office of Revenue Collection.  (All Districts)

 

Hearing Dates

 

C.13    FIX June 3, 2003, at 9:30 a.m. for a public hearing to amend Chapter 522-4 to the County Ordinance Code to authorize the County Agricultural Commissioner/Director Weights and Measures to charge a fee for requested inspections of commercial and noncommercial weighing and measuring devices.  (All Districts)

 

C.14    ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/330 accepting the Preliminary Engineer’s Report for Countywide Landscape District AD 1979-3 (LL-2) Fiscal Year 2003/2004, declaring the intent to levy and collect assessments, and fixing a public hearing for July 8, 2003 at 9:30 a.m. to adopt the proposed annual assessments and complete public noticing, Countywide. (All Districts)

 

Honors & Proclamations

 

C.15    ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/331 honoring Crockett-Valona Sanitary District’s 50th Anniversary, as recommended by Supervisor Uilkema. 

 

C.16    ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/332 commemorating the retirement of James Trembath, Judge of the Contra Costa County Superior Court, as recommended by Supervisor Uilkema. 

 

C.17    ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/277 honoring Eileen K. Bitten, Assistant Director of Human Resources, on the occasion of her retirement from the Human Resources Department, as recommended by the Director of Human Resources.  (All Districts)

           

Ordinances

 

C.18    ADOPT Ordinance No. 2003-16, introduced May 13, 2003, excluding the class of Assistant County Tax Collector-Exempt from the Merit System.  (All Districts)

 

C.19    ADOPT Ordinance No. 2003-15, introduced on May 13, 2003, to increase the criminal justice administrative (jail booking) fee from $169 to $211, as recommended by the County Administrator.  (All Districts)

 

Appointments & Resignations

 

C.20    APPOINT Debra Shorter-Jones as the District I Family Member representative on the Mental Health Commission, as recommended by Supervisor Gioia.  (District I)

 

C.21    APPOINT Bobbie Arnold as the District I Member at Large seat on the Mental Health Commission, as recommended by Supervisor Gioia.  (District I)

 

C.22    DECLARE vacant the District V Alternate seat on the First 5 Commission, formerly known as the Children and Families (Proposition 10) commission, and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board of post the vacancy, as recommended by Supervisor Glover.  (District V)

 

C.23    APPOINT Geet Gobind to the District III Member at Large seat on the Mental Health Commission, as recommended by the County Administrator.  (District III)

 

C.24    APPOINT Robert Leasure to the Group 4 Local Committee seat (Danville) on the Advisory Council on Aging, as recommended by the Advisory Council on Aging.  (District III)

 

Appropriation Adjustments  - 2002/2003 FY

 

C.25    Flood Control (7505): AUTHORIZE new revenue in the amount of $62,244 from accumulated depreciation and estimated salvage from one vehicle and APPROPRIATE to Flood Control to replace a vehicle on the Master Vehicle Replacement List.   (All Districts)

 

C.26    County Service Area M-31 Pleasant Hill BART (7476): AUTHORIZE new revenue in the amount of $207,500 from assessments and APPROPRIATE to CSA M31 Pleasant Hill BART to cover anticipated expenditures for the first year operations.   (Districts III & IV)

 

C.27    Public Works--Airport Fixed Assets (0843): AUTHORIZE new revenue in the amount of $274,780 from a Federal Aviation Administration construction grant and APPROPRIATE to Airport Fixed Assets for airport improvements; AUTHORIZE transfer of $59,209 from Airport Fixed Assets to Airport Operations for additional professional services and minor computer equipment.  (All Districts)

 

C.28    Flood Control Drainage (7580):  AUTHORIZE unanticipated district revenue in the amount of $39,222 and APPROPRIATE to Flood Control Drainage to cover estimated expenditures for the 2002/2003 fiscal year.   (All Districts)

 

C.29    Road Construction (0662) and Road Administration (0676): AUTHORIZE new revenue in the amount of $175,800 from state aid for construction and APPROPRIATE $171,800 to Road Construction and $4,000 to Road Administration for professional services and equipment leases.   (All Districts)

 

C.30    Road Development Discovery Bay (0680): AUTHORIZE new revenue in the amount of $4,000 from road development fees and APPROPRIATE to Road Development Discovery Bay to reflect estimated expenditures for the 2002/2003 fiscal year.   (District III)

 

C.31    South Walnut Creek Area of Benefit (0638): AUTHORIZE new revenue in the amount of $40,000 from road development fees and APPROPRIATE to the South Walnut Creek Area of Benefit to reflect estimated expenditures for the 2002/2003 fiscal year.   (All Districts)

 

C.32    Various Departments/Plant Acquisition (0111):  AUTHORIZE transfer of $528,000 from various departments to Plant Acquisition to pay for one-time costs relating to improvements to the Emergency Communication systems.  (All Districts)

 

C.33    Plant Acquisition (0853 & 0111):  AUTHORIZE additional revenue in the amount of $2,575,000 from lease private placement funds and APPROPRIATE to Plant Acquisition for construction of tenant improvements at the Concord Health Clinic ($1,000,000) and the Antioch Health Clinic ($575,000), and for the construction of improvements to County microwave sites ($1,000,000).  (All Districts)

 

C.34    General Services (0063):  AUTHORIZE new revenue in the amount of $43,463 from accumulated depreciation and estimated salvage and APPROPRIATE to General Services to replace three vehicles for Employment and Human Services Department.  (All Districts) (Consider with C.35 and C.57) 

 

C.35    Employment and Human Services (0501)/General Services (0063):  AUTHORIZE transfer of appropriations in the amount of $4,638 from Employment and Human Services to General Services for replacement of vehicles.  (All Districts) (Consider with C.34 and C.57) 

 

C.36    Employment and Human Services (0502, 0504):  AUTHORIZE new revenue in the amount of $13,061,259 from the State Department of Social Services and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and APPROPRIATE to Children and Family Services for the foster care program and workforce services for the TANF cash assistance program.  (All Districts)

 

C.37    Employment and Human Services (0502, 0503, 0504):  AUTHORIZE transfer of appropriations in the amount of $1,752,108 to adjust County Aid basic appropriations based on projected County share of actual expenditures for fiscal year 2002/2003 in Children and Family Services, Aging and Adult Services and Workforce Services.  (All Districts)

 

C.38    Public Health (0450):  AUTHORIZE new revenue in the amount of $55,000 from State bioterrorism emergency preparation funding and APPROPRIATE to Public Health for services and equipment attributed to bioterrorism emergency preparation operations.  (All Districts)

                                                                               

Personnel Actions

 

C.39    RECLASSIFY Information Systems Technician II to Network Technician I in the Department of Information Technology.  (Charges to User Department) (All Districts)

 

C.40    CANCEL one Administrative Services Assistant III position, one FACS Assistant Director-Project position, two FACS Children’s Services Manager-Project positions, and one Accountant III position in the Community Services Department.  (All Districts)

 

C.41    INCREASE the hours of two Exempt Medical Staff Physician positions, one from part-time 24/40 to 28/40 and one from part-time 30/40 to 36/40 in the Health Services Department.  (Enterprise I:  17.6% County, 82.4% Patient/Third Party Revenues)  (All Districts)

 

C.42    ESTABLISH the class of Mental Health Provider Coordinator and ALLOCATE it to the Salary Schedule; and RECLASSIFY one Mental Health Quality Assurance/Utilization Review Supervisor to Mental Health Provider Coordinator in the Health Services Department.  (Mental Health Realignment)  (All Districts)

 

C.43    ADD one Medical Records Technician position; and CANCEL one Senior Medical Records Technician position in the Health Services Department.  (Cost Savings)  (All Districts)

 

C.44    CANCEL one Tumor Registrar position; ABOLISH the class of Tumor Registrar; and ADD one Medical Records Technician position in the Health Services Department.  (Cost Savings)  (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.45    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Chair, Board of Supervisors, to execute the 2002/2003 Housing Rehabilitation Services Agreement with the City of Antioch in an amount not to exceed $813,000 for the Housing Rehabilitation Loan Program for the period July 1, 2002 to June 30, 2003.  (No County match) (All Districts)

 

C.46    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Sheriff-Coroner, or designee, to execute a contract, with the 23rd Agricultural District of the State of California to pay the County an amount not to exceed $29,500 to provide security services at the 2003 Contra Costa County Fair.  (No County match) (All Districts)

 

C.47    ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/334 authorizing the County Probation Officer to submit an application to the Victim Compensation and Government Claims Board (formerly the State Board of Control) in the amount of $507,127 and to execute a Victim/Witness Assistance Center Joint Powers Agreement including any State-required amendments or extensions thereto for victim claim verification services through June 30, 2004.  (No County match) (All Districts) 

 

C.48    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with the Contra Costa Community College District for a total reimbursable amount of $3,759 for the purchase of child development instructional materials and supplies for the period July 1, 2002 through June 30, 2003.  (No County Match)  (All Districts)

 

C.49    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with the State Department of Community Services and Development to increase the reimbursable amount by $278,743 to a new reimbursable amount of $731,585 for additional Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program services to eligible families, with no change in the term of January 1 through December 31, 2003.  (No County Match)  (All Districts)

 

C.50    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to apply for and accept U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Administration on Aging grant funds in the amount of $203,409 for Innovative Programs and Activities of National Significance under the National Family Caregiver Support Program for the period September 30, 2003 through September 29, 2004.  (58% In-Kind Match: 74% Employment and Human Services Department, 26% Health Services Department) (All Districts)

 

C.51    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute an Interagency Agreement with Contra Costa County Office of Education to pay the County an amount not to exceed $15,000 for the Junior Health Facilitator Project in West County for the period July 1, 2002 through June 30, 2003.  (No County Match)  (Districts I and II)

 

C.52    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Public Health Foundation Enterprises, Inc., to pay the County an amount not to exceed $51,029 for food testing services performed by the Public Health Laboratory for the period December 30, 2002 through December 29, 2003.  (No County Match)  (All Districts)

 

C.53    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director or designee, to execute a contract amendment with the State Department of Alcohol and Drug Programs, effective July 1, 2002, to decrease the funding amount by $1,485,586 to a new funding amount of $10,834,727 to reflect a decrease by State and Federal Drug Medi-Cal funding and an increase in Federal Block Grant funding for substance abuse services for fiscal year 2002/2003.  (1% County Match)  (All Districts)

 

C.53A  ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/341 to authorize the Community Development Director, or designee, to execute all grant documents necessary to secure grant funds and implement approved grant project(s) for all available grants under the California Oil Recycling Enhancement Act and all available Household Hazardous Waste Grants for the period May 20, 2003 through May 20, 2008.  (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.54    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the County Administrator, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Macias, Gini & Company, LLP, to extend the term from May 31 to July 31, 2003, and increase the payment limit by $25,000 to a new payment limit of $70,900 for professional audit and accounting services related to the implementation of new state accounting standards and the preparation of financial statements of County funds.  (Budgeted) (All Districts)

 

C.55    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the County Counsel, or designee, to execute a contract with Hanson, Bridgett, Marcus, Vlahos, Rudy, LLP, in the amount of $100,000 for specialized professional services to assist with the defense of the County in pending litigation.  (All Districts)

 

C.56    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the General Services Director, or designee, to execute the Fourth Amendment authorizing additional work under the Consulting Services Agreement with Luster National, Inc., to increase the payment limit by $17,000 to a new payment limit of $92,000 for additional construction management services for the New Animal Services Facility at San Pablo Avenue and Sunnyview Drive, Pinole, for the Animal Services Department.  (Budgeted) (District I)

 

C.57    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Purchasing Agent, or designee, to purchase three replacement vehicles at a cost of $48,101 for the Employment and Human Services Department.  (Budgeted, 85% Accumulated Depreciation, 5% Estimated Salvage Value, 10% Employment and Human Services) (All Districts) (Consider with C.34 and C.35)

 

C.58    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Bi-Bett Corporation in an amount not to exceed $127,500 to continue to provide drug and alcohol services to general assistance applicants for the period July 1, 2003 through June 30, 2004.  (Included in Recommended 2003/2004 Budget, 100% County)  (All Districts)    

C.59    ACCEPT recommendations of the Family and Children's Trust (FACT) Committee with regard to request for proposal for family support services and substance abuse treatment and counseling services; and APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute contracts in the total amount of $550,000 to provide a range of family support services and substance abuse treatment and counseling services for fiscal year 2003/2004.  (Included in Recommended 2003/2004 Budget, 46% State Child Abuse Prevention, Intervention and Treatment Funds; 54% Ann Adler Family and Children’s Trust Fund)  (All Districts)

 

            Contractor                                                                                                Amount

            Family Stress Center                                                                                  $57,000

            Contra Costa County Department of Education                                          $70,000

            FamiliesFirst                                                                                              $80,000

            Jewish Family & Children’s Center of the East Bay                                    $60,000     

            New Connections                                                                                      $50,000

            Ujima Family Recovery Services                                                                $60,000

            The Perinatal Council                                                                                 $60,000

            Familias Unidas                                                                                         $58,000

            We Care Services for Children                                                                  $55,000

 

C.60    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with the Child Abuse Prevention Council in the amount of $40,000 for child abuse prevention advocacy and community services for the period July 1, 2003 through June 30, 2004, as recommended by the Family and Children's Trust (FACT) Committee.  (Included in Recommended 2003/2004 Budget, 100% State Child Abuse Prevention, Intervention and Treatment Funds)  (All Districts)

 

C.61    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Shield Healthcare, Inc., to increase the payment limit by $26,000 to a new payment limit of $50,000 to provide additional non-medical home equipment for clients of the Aging and Adult Services Division, with no change in the term of July 1, 2002 through June 30, 2004.  (Included in Recommended 2003/2004 Budget, 100% State Multipurpose Senior Service Program/ Linkages Program Funds)  (All Districts)

 

C.62    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Joel Flamand to increase the payment limit by $500 to a new payment limit of $32,200 for expenses associated with the annual CalWORKs conference and training, with no change in the term of December 1, 2002 through June 30, 2003.  (Budgeted, 85% Federal CalWORKs, 15% County CalWORKs)  (All Districts)

 

C.63    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Desarrollo Familiar in an amount not to exceed $39,000 to continue to provide HIV/AIDS education and prevention services for the period July 1, 2003 through June 30, 2004.  (Included in Recommended 2003/2004 Budget, 100% State Department of Health Services, Office of AIDS)  (All Districts)

 

C.64    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Neighborhood House of North Richmond in an amount not to exceed $40,000 to continue to provide HIV/AIDS education, prevention, and risk reduction outreach services in West County for the period July 1, 2003 through June 30, 2004.  (Included in Recommended 2003/2004 Budget, 100% State Department of Health Services, Office of AIDS)  (All Districts)

 

C.65    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Center for Human Development in an amount not to exceed $83,000 to continue to provide HIV/AIDS education and prevention services for youth who are at increased risk for HIV for the period July 1, 2003 through June 30, 2004.  (Included in Recommended 2003/2004 Budget, 100% State Department of Health Services, Office of AIDS)  (All Districts)

 

C.66    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Oleg Andreev, M.D., in an amount not to exceed $55,526 to continue to provide consultation and technical assistance with the Children's System of Care AB 3015 Grant for the period June 1, 2003 through May 31, 2004.  (Included in Recommended 2003/2004 Budget, 90% State AB Grant, 10% County Match)  (All Districts)

 

C.67    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with New Connections in an amount not to exceed $201,314 to continue to provide dual-diagnosis treatment services for seriously emotionally disturbed adolescents admitted into West County Youth Drug Court for the period July 1, 2003 through June 30, 2004.  (Included in Recommended 2003/2004 Budget, 68.3% Federal, 31.7% State EPSDT)  (All Districts)

 

C.68    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute contracts to continue to provide augmented board and care services for County-referred mentally disordered clients for the period July 1, 2003 through June 30, 2004.  (Included in Recommended 2003/2004 Budget, 100% Mental Health Realignment)  (All Districts)

 

Contractor                                                                                         Contract Amount

Christopher Henry (dba Sandmound Guest Home)                                     $48,000

Diane Anglin (dba Scenic View)                                                                 $36,000

Fred Williams (dba Williams’ Board and Care)                                          $36,000

Carolyn Bell (dba Yvonne’s Home Care Services)                                     $30,000

Lynda Walton (dba St. John’s Board and Care Home)                             $177,540

Adelina Panlilio-Pilarski (dba Sun Valley Residential Care)                         $36,000

Rubicon Programs, Inc.                                                                             $28,800

Portia Bell Hume Behavioral Health and Training Center                             $43,200

Elvisa Alejandro (dba Paraiso Homes)                                                       $21,552

Nenita and Edgardo Dacoron (dba Agape Family Care Home)                  $43,200

Aaron and Lashuan Turner (dba Family Affair Board and Care III)             $81,600

Regina Gatchalian (dba Springhill Home)                                                    $48,000

Pine Tree Gardens, Inc.                                                                             $62,050

 

C.69    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Pradeep Kumar, M.D., in an amount not to exceed $96,600 to continue to provide professional outpatient psychiatric services for the period June 1, 2003 through May 31, 2004.  (Budgeted, 100% Mental Health Realignment)  (All Districts)

 

C.70    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with the City of El Cerrito to continue to provide congregate meal services for the Senior Nutrition Program for the period July 1, 2002 through June 30, 2003.  (Non-Financial Agreement)  (All Districts)

 

C.71    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Crestwood Behavioral Health, Inc., effective May 1, 2003, to increase the payment limit by $1,029,129 to a new payment limit of $6,681,491 and to increase the automatic extension payment limit by $514,365 to a new payment limit of $3,340,746 to provide additional subacute skilled nursing care services, with no change in the term through June 30, 2003 and no change in the automatic extension term of December 31, 2003.  (Included in Recommended 2003/2004 Budget, 100% Mental Health Realignment)  (All Districts)

 

C.72    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute contract amendment with Suzanne Ishii, D.P.M., effective March 1, 2003, to increase the payment limit by $6,944 to a new payment limit of $110,000 to provide podiatry services during additional clinic sessions, with no change in the term through February 28, 2006.  (Budgeted, Enterprise I:  17.6% County, 82.4% Patient/Third Party Revenues)  (All Districts)

 

C.73    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute contract amendment with Russell Schulze, M.D., effective April 18, 2003, to increase the payment limit by $4,000 to a new payment limit of $79,000 to provide additional orthopedic services, with no change in the term through May 31, 2003.  (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 amendment with ePOCRATES, Inc., to extend the term from December 31, 2003 to December 31, 2006 and to increase the payment limit by $35,000 to a new payment limit of $70,000 for software and administration services for the Contra Costa Health Plan Drug Formulary.  (Budgeted, Enterprise II:  4% County, 96% Member Premiums)  (All Districts)

 

C.75    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a cancellation agreement with Contra Costa Cardiology Medical Group, effective on the close of business on May 31, 2003; and to execute a contract with Contra Costa Cardiology Medical Group in an amount not to exceed $55,000 to provide professional cardiology services at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center for the period June 1, 2003 through June 30, 2004.  (Included in Recommended 2003/2004 Budget, Enterprise I:  17.6% County, 82.4% Patient/Third Party Revenues)  (All Districts)

 

C.76    AWARD and AUTHORIZE the General Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract in the amount of $2,176,000 with Taber Construction Company, the lowest responsive and responsible bidder for the Remodel and Office Landscape Partitions Modifications Project at 1305 Macdonald Avenue, Richmond, for the Employment and Human Services Department.  (CCCPFA Lease Revenue Bonds, Series 2002A) (District I)

 

Leases

 

C.77    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the General Services Director, or designee, to execute a one year Revenue Lease renewal with Lamar V. Wilkinson in the amount of $3,900, commencing June 1, 2003 through May 31, 2004 for the vacant land in Pacheco for use as a parking lot. (District II)

 

Other Actions

 

C.78    ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/335 and 2003/336 to extend cable television licenses for Contra Costa Cable Company; Crockett Cable Systems, Inc.; Televents, Inc.; and Televents of East County, Inc. from June 1 to December 2, 2003, as recommended by the County Administrator.  (All Districts) 

 

C.79    TERMINATE the emergency action originally taken by the Board of Supervisors on October 26, 1999 on the Emergency Upgrade of County Telecommunications Infrastructure, as recommended by the Chief Information Officer (Department of Information Technology).  (All Districts)

 

C.80    RECEIVE single audit report prepared by Macias, Gini & Company for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2002 and REFER it to the Board’s Finance Committee and the County Administrator for review and follow-up. 

 

C.81    APPROVE the allocation of $370,000 in fiscal year 2002/2003 Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA) funds for the Bay View Community project, and AUTHORIZE the Deputy Director-Redevelopment, or designee, to execute the required legal documents for this purpose.  (All Districts)

 

C.82    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to actively pursue and recommend approval of a sole source contract exemption (California’s 1915(b) waiver request) with the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services (formerly the federal Health Care Financing Administration) for county sponsored Medi-Cal Local Initiatives such as the Contra Costa Health Plan; and AUTHORIZE the Chair, Board of Supervisors, to sign a letter in support of the exemption to the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services.

 

C.83    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.84    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)

 

C.85    ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/337 accepting as complete the work performed by Albay Construction Company for the Storage Addition Project at 1122 Escobar Street, Martinez, for the Sheriff-Coroner, as recommended by the General Services Director.  (District II)

 

C.86    ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/338 accepting as complete the work performed by Hellman Construction Company for the Sitework for Modular Office Building Project at 2025 Sherman Drive, Pleasant Hill, for the Employment and Human Services Department, as recommended by the General Services Director.  (District IV)

 

C.87    ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/339 authorizing the sale and issuance of 2003/2004 Tax and Revenue Anticipation Notes on behalf of the Antioch Unified School District in an amount not to exceed $20,000,000.  (District V)

 

Redevelopment Agency

 

C.88    ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/340 approving Rules for Business Tenant Preferences and Owner Participation for the Montalvin Manor Redevelopment Project Area, and authorizing transmittal of same to the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors, as recommended by the Redevelopment Director.  (Districts I, II)

 

C.89    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Redevelopment Director to execute a contract amendment with Macias, Gini & Company, LLP, to increase the payment limit by $10,000 to a new payment limit of $79,000 to provide technical assistance in the accounting and financial management functions of the Redevelopment Agency.  (No General Fund cost) (All Districts)

 

Correspondence

 

C.90    RECEIVE letter from Price and Associates regarding Croskrey Consent Decree and REFER to the County Administrator for response.  (All Districts)

RECEIVED letter from Price and Associates regarding Croskrey Consent Decree and REFERRED to the County Administrator for response.  Supervisors DeSaulnier and Glover extended an invitation to meet with the Chair and Vice Chair of Croskrey Consent Decree Advisory Board.

 

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.

 

 

Finance Committee

05-26-03

*Cancelled

See above

 

Transportation, Water & Infrastructure Committee

06-02-03

***9:30 a.m.

See above

 

Internal Operations Committee

06-02-03

  9:15 a.m.

See above

 

Family & Human Services Committee

06-02-03

11:00 a.m.

See above

 

Ad Hoc Committee on Environmental Justice

06-02-03

12:00 noon

Room 108

 

***Note time change

 

 

 

 

 

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, May 20, 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--EXISTING LITIGATION  (Gov. Code, § 54956.9(a)):

1.                  Ben Best vs. Board of Retirement, etc., et al., C.C.C. Superior Court No. N 03-0585

2.                  Contra Costa County vs. American Auto Building, et al., C.C.C. Superior Court No. C 02-02824

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