CONTRA COSTA COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

 

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

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

 

TUESDAY, JULY 22, 2003

A G E N D A

 

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 and announce adjournment to Closed Session, Room 105.

                              There were no Closed Session announcements

 

10:00 A.M.      Call to order and opening ceremonies.

 

Inspirational Thought  -  “To live only for some future goal is shallow.  It’s the sides of the mountain that sustain life, not the top.  But of course, without the top, you can’t have any sides.”  ~Robert M. Pirsig, Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance

 

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

                      

HOUSING AUTHORITY CONSENT ITEMS  Approved as listed.

 

HA.1    ADOPT Resolution No. 5042 certifying the submission of the Public Housing Assessment System Management Operations of the Housing Authority of the County of Contra Costa for fiscal year ending March 31, 2003 to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.  (All Districts)    

 

HA.2    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Housing Authority Executive Director, or designee, to execute an Interagency Agreement with the County Health Services Department in an amount not to exceed $126,700 to provide Homeless Program services for the period July 1, 2003 through June 30, 2004.  (All Districts) (Consider with C.40)

 

10:05 A.M.

 

PRESENTATIONS Approved as listed.

 

PR.1    FORMAL swearing in of District III Supervisor, Millie Greenberg. 

 

PR.2    PRESENTATION by the National Association of Counties of the results of the 2003 Digital Counties Survey.  (Mark Struckman, Research Director, Center for Digital Government) (All Districts)

 

PR.3    PRESENTATION to adopt Resolution No. 2003/457 honoring Steven A. Steinbrecher on the occasion of his retirement after eight years of dedicated service as the County’s Chief Information Officer.  (John Sweeten, County Administrator) (All Districts)

 

SHORT DISCUSSION ITEMS - Approved as listed except as noted below:

 

SD.1    CONSIDER any Consent Items previously removed.

 

SD.2    HEARING on the appeal of Brian Hamilton (Owner) from the decision of the County Abatement Officer declaring a public nuisance on property located at 5035 and 5057 Sandmound Blvd., Oakley.  (Terry Plys, Building Inspection Department) (District V)   

          CLOSED the public hearing; DENIED the appeal by Brian Hamilton (owner) from the decision of the County Abatement Officer declaring a public nuisance on the properties

          located at 5035 and  5057 Sandmound Blvd., Oakley; AFFIRMED the determinations of the County Abatement  Officer and DIRECTED the County Abatement Officer to

          proceed and perform the work of the  abatement.

 

 

 

SD.3    HEARING to adopt Resolution No. 2003/454 accepting tabulation of mail-in ballots, Confirmation of Diagram and Assessment and Levy of Street Light Charges to operate and maintain facilities and services in the County Service Area L-100, Concord area. (Skip Epperly, Public Works Department) (District IV)

            CLOSED the public hearing; ADOPTED Resolution 2003/454 accepting tabulation of mail-in ballots, Confirmation of Diagram and Assessment and Levy of Street Light Charges to operate and

            maintain facilities and services in the County Service Area L-100, Concord area.

 

 

PROJECTED

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SD.4    HEARING to adopt Resolution No. 2003/455 to consummate the purchase of real property identified as 1220 Morello Avenue, Martinez area, for County purposes, accept the Grant Deed from Earl W. Baca and Arthur K. Baca, and authorize the Auditor-Controller to issue a check in the amount of $2,650,000 payable to Placer Title Co. for property rights.  (Bond proceeds to be repaid from General Services Department) (Karen Laws, Public Works Department) (District II)

            CLOSED the public hearing; ADOPTED Resolution 2003/455 to consummate the purchase of real property identified as 1220 Morello Avenue, Martinez area, for County

purposes; ACCEPTED the Grant Deed from Earl W. Baca and Arthur K. Baca, and AUTHORIZED the Auditor-Controller to issue a check in the amount of $2,650,000 payable to Placer Title Co. for property rights

 

SD.5    CONSIDER oral report on the State budget situation.  (John Sweeten, County Administrator) (All Districts)

            RECEIVED oral report on the State budget situation by County Administrator.  No action taken by the Board.

 

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

 

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

                 Public Comment:    The following person presented testimony:

 

                 Lee Fisher, Friends of Pacheco Cemetery, 191 Mountaire Parkway, Clayton, regarding the new ownership of the Pacheco Pioneer Cemetery and the current status of the cemetery.

 

11:00 A.M.

 

D.2      HEARING on the recommendations of the County Planning Commission on the request by Paul Hafen (Applicant) and Jamie Chavez (Owner) to rezone three lots from Retail Business (R-B) and Single-Family Residential (R-6) to Planned-Unit Development (P-1), with a variance to the five acre minimum area required (0.22 acres provided), Fourth Street between Rodeo and Lake Avenues, in the Rodeo area. (Dennis M. Barry, Community Development Director) (District II)

CLOSED the public hearing; APPROVED the Mitigated Negative Declaration as adequate  and in compliance with the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA); ADOPTED the Mitigated Negative Declaration and Mitigation Monitoring Program; APPROVED the recommendation by the County Planning Commission regarding the proposed P-1 Rezoning and Final Development Plan application by Paul Hafen (Applicant) and Jamie Chavez (Owner) on the property located on Fourth Street, between Rodeo and Lake Avenue in the Rodeo area, subject to the proposed modified Condition of Approvals; INTRODUCED Ordinance No. 2003-26 giving effect of rezoning; WAIVED reading; and SET August 5,2003 for adoption of Ordinance No. 2003-26; and DIRECTED the Community Development Department to file the Notice of Determination and pay the filing fees to the County Clerk.

 

Closed Session

There were no Closed Session announcements

 

THE BOARD WILL NOT MEET ON JULY 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      AWARD and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a contract in the amount of $231,483 to Ghilotti Construction Company, Inc., the lowest responsive and responsible bidder for the Pomona Street Bike Lanes and Sidewalk – Phase I project, Crockett area. (47% Transportation Development Act Grant, 26% Local Road Funds, 20% Hercules/Rodeo/Crockett AOB Funds & 7% Measure C Return To Source Funds) (District II)

 

C.2      AWARD and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a contract in the amount of $289,324 to W.R. Forde Associates, the lowest responsive and responsible bidder for the Olympic Boulevard Pedestrian Path project, Walnut Creek area. (58% Transportation Development Act Grant Funds, 29% Measure C Funds & 13% Drainage Area 15A Funds) (District II)

 

C.3      APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Denise Duffy and Associates, Inc., to extend the term from December 31, 2002 to December 31, 2003 with no change in the payment limit, for environmental assessment for the Bethel Island Bridge Replacement project, East County area. (80% Federal Highway Bridge Rehabilitation Funds, 10% State Match Funds, 5% Area of Benefit Funds and 5% Local Road Funds) (District V)

 

C.4      APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Chair, Board of Supervisors, to execute a contract with Mt. View Sanitary District to provide a sewer fee credit in the amount of $38,796 to the County, for the Pacheco Boulevard Sewer Relocation Project, for the period July 22, 2003 through January 31, 2007, Pacheco area. (Tosco Mitigation Funds) (District II)

 

Engineering Services

 

C.5      RA 1124:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/456 accepting Offer of Dedication for Public Utility Easement for Watermill Road being developed by Fairfield San Ramon South, LLC, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area.  (District III)

 

C.6      RA 1124:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/467 accepting Offer of Dedication for Public Utility Easement for Albion Road being developed by Fairfield San Ramon North, LLC, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area.  (District III)

 

C.7      RA 1124:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/468 accepting Offer of Dedication for Public Utility Easement for Harcourt Way and Millstream Lane being developed by Windemere BLC Land Company, LLC, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area.  (District III)

 

Special Districts & County Airports

 

C.8      APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a Memorandum of Understanding with the Federal Aviation Administration to install and conduct a test using the Ground Marker Systems at Buchanan Field Airport for the period July 22, 2003 through June 30, 2004, Concord area.  (Federal Aviation Administration funds) (District IV)

 RELISTED to August 5, 2003, consideration to approve and authorize the Public Works  Director, or designee, to execute a Memorandum of Understanding with the Federal Aviation Administration to install and conduct a test using the Ground Marker Systems at Buchanan Field  Airport.

 

C.9      APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute month-to-month leases with specified Buchanan Field Airport T-hangar and shade hangar tenants, effective June 1, 2003, Concord area. (Airport Enterprise Fund Revenue) (District IV)

            APPROVED and AUTHORIZED the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute month-to-month leases with specified Buchanan Field Airport T-hangar and shade hangar tenants, effective June 1, 2003, Concord area; and REQUESTED the County Administrator and Public Works Director to submit a status report in regard to the leasing and related revenues and periods of non-use of the aforementioned facility for the August 5, 2003 meeting

 

C.10    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Chief Engineer, Flood Control and Water Conservation District, or designee, to execute the continuation of the Joint Funding Agreement with the United States Geological Survey in the amount of $8,550 for stream gauging services for the period November 1, 2003 through October 31, 2004, and AUTHORIZE the Chief Engineer, or designee to make payment, San Ramon area. (Flood Control District 2505 Funds) (District III)

 

Claims, Collections & Litigation

 

C.11    DENY claims of Jane Overton; Dwayne Lyle; Roy Savoy; Katherine Staudt, and  late claim of Denise Hutson.

 

C.12    APPROVE assignment of selected construction matters to Wendel Rosen Black & Dean, L.L.P., as recommended by the County Counsel.  (Varies:  Road Fund, Land Development funds) (All Districts)

 

C.13    RECEIVE report concerning the final settlement of Arthur Dollarhide vs. Contra Costa County and AUTHORIZE payment from the Workers’ Compensation Trust Fund in the amount of $85,000, as recommended by the County Administrator.  (All Districts)

 

Appointments & Resignations

 

C.14    DECLARE vacant Community Seat 2 (Central and South County) and Community Seat 5 (East County) on the Local Planning Council for Child Care and Development and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancies, as recommended by the Local Planning Council for Child Care and Development.  (Districts II, III, IV,V)

 

C.15    ACCEPT the resignation of Adele P. Laput, DECLARE vacant At Large Seat #3 on the Arts and Culture Commission and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy, as recommended by the Arts and Culture Commission.  (All Districts)

 

C.16    APPOINT Millie Greenberg to specified Board committees, special County committees, and regional organizations; REAPPOINT Gayle B. Uilkema to the Central Contra Costa Transit Authority's Board of Directors; and take related actions, as recommended by Supervisor DeSaulnier.  (All Districts)

ADOPTED Resolution No. 2003/458 appointing Millie Greenberg to specified Board committees,  special County committees, and regional organizations and reappointing Gayle B. Uilkema to the  Central Contra Costa Transit Authority’s Board of Directors.

 

C.17    ACCEPT the resignation of Jayne Faria, DECLARE vacant At Large seat #8 on the Contra Costa Commission for Women, and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy, as recommended by the Contra Costa Commission for Women.  (All Districts)

 

C.18    APPOINT Dennis Link, Naomi Acala, Kacey Hansen, Julie Crouse, Debbie Embree and Lori Altabet to the Emergency Medical Care Committee, as recommended by the Health Services Director.  (All Districts)

 

Intergovernmental Relations

 

C.19    SUPPORT continuation of the State mandate on absentee ballots, including the obligation for local reimbursements, as recommended by the County Registrar of Voters.  (All Districts)

 

Personnel Actions

 

C.20    INCREASE the hours of one Board of Supervisors Assistant-General Secretarial position from part time (20/40) to part time (25/40) and DECREASE the hours of one part time position from (17/40) to (12/40) in District II.  (Cost neutral) (District II)

 RELISTED to August 5, 2003, consideration to increase the hours of one Board of Supervisors  Assistant-General Secretarial position from part time (20/40) to part time (25/40) and decrease  the hours of one part time position from (17/40) to (12/40) in District II.

 

 

C.21    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to process a pay warrant request for Juan Caballero for the difference in salary of his permanent class of Social Service Information Systems Analyst and the class of Senior Social Service Information Analyst for the period April 2, 2002 through May 31, 2003.  (Budgeted, 40% Federal, 40% State, 20% County)  (All Districts)

 

C.22    ESTABLISH the class of Disability Benefits Coordinator, ALLOCATE it to the Salary Schedule, and ADD one position in the Health Services Department.  (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 15.8% County, 84.2% Patient/Third Party Revenues)  (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.23    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the District Attorney to submit an application and execute a grant award contract and any extensions and amendments thereto, pursuant to State guidelines, with the State Office of Criminal Justice Planning in the amount of $159,361 for the Career Criminal Prosecution Project for the period July 1, 2003 through June 30, 2004.  (State funds – budgeted – no match required) (All Districts)

 

C.24    ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/469 approving and authorizing the District Attorney to submit an application and execute a grant award contract and any extensions and amendments thereto, pursuant to State guidelines, with the State Department of Justice in the amount of $114,040 for the Spousal Abuser Prosecution Program for the period July 1, 2003 through June 30, 2004.  ($95,033 State funds - $19,007 in-kind match) (All Districts)

 

C.25    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Building Inspection Director to execute a contract with the City of Walnut Creek to administer the city’s housing rehabilitation loan program for the period July 1, 2003 through June 30, 2004.  (All costs reimbursed by city) (Districts II, III, IV)

 

C.26    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to submit a funding application to the Department of Housing and Urban Development McKinney-Vento Continuum of Care Homeless Assistance in an amount not to exceed $298,547 for support services and operations of the FERST Multi-Service Centers for individuals and families and, if awarded, to execute contract documents for receipt of funds for fiscal year 2004/2005.  (20% In-Kind County Match)  (All Districts)

 

C.27    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with West Contra Costa Unified School District to pay the County $150,000 to provide professional mental health services to special education students and their families for the period July 1, 2003 through June 30, 2004.  (No County Match)  (Districts I and II) 

 

C.28    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with Pleasant Hill Park and Recreation District to pay the County an amount not to exceed $7,800 for congregate meal services provided under the Senior Nutrition Program for the period July 1, 2003 through June 30, 2004, with an automatic extension through September 30, 2004.  (No County Match)  (District IV)

 

C.29    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with the City of San Ramon for the County to provide home-delivered meal services provided under the Senior Nutrition Program for the period July 1, 2003 through June 30, 2004, with an automatic extension through October 31, 2004.  (No County Match)  (District III)

 

C.30    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with the City of Hercules for the County to provide congregate meal services under the Senior Nutrition Program for the period July 1, 2003 through June 30, 2004, with an automatic extension through September 30, 2004.  (Non-Financial Agreement)  (District II)

 

C.31    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with the City of San Pablo for the County to provide congregate meal services under the Senior Nutrition Program for the period July 1, 2003 through June 30, 2004, with an automatic extension through September 30, 2004.  (Non-Financial Agreement)  (District I)

 

C.32    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with the City of Martinez for the County to provide congregate meal services under the Senior Nutrition Program for the period July 1, 2003 through June 30, 2004, with an automatic extension through September 30, 2004.  (Non-Financial Agreement)  (District II)

 

C.33    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with the State Emergency Medical Services Authority to extend the term from June 30, to September 30, 2003 for the Medication Education for Drug Safety Project, with no change in the payment limit of $21,012.  (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.34    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the County Librarian to execute a contract with Joan Frye Williams in the amount of $25,000 for consultation regarding the development of a plan of service identified in the Library Needs Assessment Report previously provided to the Board.  (All Districts)

 

C.35    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the County Counsel, or designee, to execute a contract for specialized professional services with Gordon, DeFraga, Watrous & Pezzaglia related to litigation over grading and road improvements at Fleetwood Road in Danville.  (District III)

 

C.36    AWARD and AUTHORIZE the General Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract in the amount of $337,200 with Biland Construction Company, the lowest responsive and responsible bidder for the Headstart Facility at 1187 Meadow Lane, Concord, for the Community Services Department.  (Plant Acquisition; 100% Headstart grant funds) (District IV)

 

C.37    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Jewish Family and Children’s Services of the East Bay in an amount not to exceed $40,000 to provide implementation of an ethnic diversity multicultural caregiver training program for the period July 1, 2003 through June 30, 2004.  (Budgeted, 100% Federal Older Americans Act Title III E)  (All Districts)

 

C.38    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute contracts totaling $580,000 to provide Promoting Safe and Stable Families program services for the period September 1, 2003 through August 31, 2004.  (Budgeted, 93.5% Federal/State, 6.5% County)  (Districts I and V)

 

            Contractor                                                                                  Amount

            Pittsburg Pre-School & Coordinating Council                              $  72,500

            STAND! Against Domestic Violence                                           $145,000

            Center for Human Development                                                  $145,000

            YMCA of the East Bay                                                               $145,000

            The Perinatal Council                                                                  $  72,500

 

C.39    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute novation contracts with the City of Richmond Fire Department totaling $803,292 for hazardous materials services for the period July 1, 2003 through June 30, 2005.  (Budgeted, 100% AB 2185 Hazardous Materials Fees)  (District I)

 

Service Provided                                                                                                Contract Amount

Hazardous Materials Training for Fire Department Personnel                               $250,811

Support to Fire Department Hazardous Materials Response Unit                         $308,637

Hazardous Materials Release Response Plans & Inventory Inspections                $243,844

                

C.40    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with the Housing Authority of the County of Contra Costa in an amount not to exceed $126,700 to provide homeless program services for the period July 1, 2003 through June 30, 2004.  (Budgeted, 100% County)  (All Districts) (Consider with HA.2)

 

C.41    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Vista Staffing Solutions, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $325,000 to continue to provide temporary psychiatric physician services to the mental health outpatient clinic for the period July 1, 2003 through June 30, 2004.  (Budgeted, 100% Mental Health Realignment)  (All Districts)

 

C.42    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Van Slyck and Associates, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $95,170 to provide productivity, information management, and reporting software for the Contra Costa Regional Medical Center for the period July 1, 2003 through June 30, 2004.  (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 15.8% County, 84.2% Patient/Third Party Revenues)  (All Districts)

 

C.43    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Contra Costa Crisis Center in an amount not to exceed $76,440 to provide a 24-hour hotline for the homeless shelter programs for the period July 1, 2003 through June 30, 2004.  (Budgeted, 63% Federal HUD, 37% County)  (All Districts)

 

C.44    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Milhous Children’s Services, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $131,286 to continue to provide day treatment program services for seriously emotionally disturbed adolescents and latency-age children at Milhous Treatment Ranch for the period July 1, 2003 through June 30, 2004.  (Budgeted, 50% Federal Medi-Cal, 50% State EPSDT)  (All Districts)

 

C.45    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Dori Maxon (dba Pediatric Contracting Services) in an amount not to exceed $36,500 to provide temporary therapy services for the California Children’s Services program for the period July 1, 2003 through June 30, 2004.  (Budgeted, 50% State, 50% County)  (All Districts)

 

C.46    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Preferred Health Care Registry, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $37,000 to continue to provide temporary therapy services for the California Children’s Services program for the period July 1, 2003 through June 30, 2004.  (Budgeted, 50% State, 50% County)  (All Districts)

 

C.47    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Compliance Solutions, L.L.C., in an amount not to exceed $90,000  to continue to provide consultation and technical assistance with the DSG Electronic Claims and Remittance System for the period July 1, 2003 through June 30, 2004.  (Budgeted, Enterprise I:  15.8% County, 84.2% Patient/Third Party Revenues)  (All Districts)

 

C.48    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with Seneca Residential and Day Treatment Center, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $974,102 to continue to provide school-based mental health services in West Contra Costa Unified School District for the period July 1, 2003 through June 30, 2004, with an automatic extension through December 31, 2004 in an amount not to exceed $487,051.  (Budgeted, 42% Federal Medi-Cal, 43% State EPSDT, 15% West Contra Costa Unified School District Grant)  (Districts I and II)

 

C.49    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Opportunity West, Inc., effective July 1, 2003, to increase the payment limit by $7,504 to a new payment limit of $364,467 to provide additional case management services to homeless youth clients, with no change in the term through September 29, 2003.  (Budgeted, 100% County)  (All Districts)

 

C.50    RATIFY purchase of services from Robert A. Katin (dba Katin Engineering Consulting), and AUTHORIZE the Auditor-Controller to pay $385.31 outstanding balance for development and implementation of an intensive public participation program required under the Industrial Safety Ordinance for the period December 1, 2002 through May 31, 2003.  (100% Industry Fees)  (All Districts)

 

C.51    RATIFY purchase of services from Vista Staffing Solutions, Inc., and AUTHORIZE the Auditor-Controller to pay $25,460 outstanding balance for providing locum tenens (temporary) physicians in the outpatient mental health clinics for the period July 1, 2002 through June 30, 2003.  (100% Mental Health Realignment)  (All Districts)

 

C.52    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the General Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with ATI Architects and Engineers in the amount of $46,500 to provide architectural and engineering services for the Building Improvements at 2530 Arnold Drive Project, Martinez, for the County Assessor and the Training Institute. (Budgeted) (District II)

 

Other Actions

 

C.53    ACCEPT, and AUTHORIZE the Animal Services Director to acknowledge, a donation in the amount of $15,000 from the Edna Glazier Trust Estate for the Animal Benefit Trust, as recommended by the Animal Services Director.  (All Districts)

 

C.54    APPROVE refund of specified transfer tax overpayments and AUTHORIZE the Auditor-Controller to issue warrants in a total amount not to exceed $2,900, as recommended by the Clerk-Recorder.  (All Districts)

 

C.55    ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/470 authorizing proceeding with an amendment to the Pleasant Hill BART Station Area Redevelopment Plan to increase tax increment and bonded indebtedness caps, and actions related thereto.  (District IV) (Consider with C.63)

 

C.56    CONSIDER authorizing the Health Services Director to transfer an amount not to exceed $8,000,000 to the State of California, as authorized by State law, to be utilized by the State to provide funds to disproportionate share hospitals including Contra Costa Regional Medical Center.  (All Districts)  

 

C.57    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.58    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 users in Contra Costa County, as recommended by the Health Services Director.  (All Districts)

 

C.59    ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/471 accepting as complete the construction work performed by Enterprise Roofing Company for the Reroofing at 2020 North Broadway Project, Walnut Creek, as recommended by the General Services Director. (District III)

 

C.60    CONTINUE the emergency action originally taken by the Board of Supervisors on June 17, 2003 regarding the repair of the erosion along San Ramon Creek at Casa Vallecita as recommended by the Public Works Director, Alamo area. (Flood Control Zone 3B Funds) (District III)

 

Redevelopment Agency

 

C.61    RESCIND Agency Order of June 3, 2003 (Item C.152) approving a contract with David G. Bullock, Certified Public Accounting; and APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Redevelopment Director to execute a contract with Macias Gini & Company in an amount not to exceed $325,000 for special accounting services for the Redevelopment Agency and the Contra Costa Public Financing Authority for the period June 1, 2003 through December 31, 2005.  (No General Fund impact) (All Districts)

 

C.62    ADOPT report as the County Redevelopment Agency Governing Board’s response to Grand Jury Report No. 0306 entitled, “Time to Redirect the County Redevelopment Agency”, as recommended by the Executive Director.  (All Districts)

 

C.63    ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/472 authorizing proceeding with an amendment to the Pleasant Hill BART Station Area Redevelopment Plan to increase tax increment and bonded indebtedness caps, and actions related thereto.  (District IV) (Consider with C.55)

 

 

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.

 

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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

07-28-03

Cancelled

See above

 

Transportation, Water & Infrastructure Committee

08-04-03

  9:00 a.m.

See above

 

Internal Operations Committee

08-04-03

  9:15 a.m.

See above

 

Family & Human Services Committee

08-04-03

11:00 a.m.

See above

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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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, July 22, 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.

 

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

 

C.             CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL--EXISTING LITIGATION  (Gov. Code, § 54956.9(a))

1.                  Justin Jacobsen v. East Bay Municipal Utilities District, et al., Alameda County Superior Court        No. 2002-049910

2.                  Contra Costa County v. Damé Construction Company, Inc., et al., C.C.C. Superior Court No. C 02-00067

3.                  Bank of America, et al. v. Daly City, et al., U. S. District Court No. C 02-4343 CW (and consolidated actions)