CONTRA COSTA COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

 

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

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

 

A G E N D A

TUESDAY

SEPTEMBER 9, 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  -  “The life given us by nature is short, but the memory of a well-spent life is eternal.”  ~Cicero

 

CONSIDER  CONSENT  ITEMS  (Pages 3 - 15)  -  Items removed from this section will be considered with the Short Discussion Items.

                      

HOUSING AUTHORITY CONSENT ITEMS Approved as listed.   

 

HA.1    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Housing Authority Executive Director to exercise a second one-year lease option with Contra Costa County at a monthly rate of $460 for use by the Community Services Department of the premises at 94A Medanos Avenue, Bay Point area, for operation of a Head Start Program for the period July 1, 2003 through June 30, 2004.  (District V) (Consider with C.112)                                  

9:35 A.M.

 

PRESENTATIONS Approved as listed.   

 

PR.1    PRESENTATION to adopt Resolution No. 2003/523 honoring and recognizing Tom Aswad for ten years of service to the citizens of Contra Costa County towards the recovery of countless individuals in their battle with substance abuse.  (Supervisor DeSaulnier) (All Districts)

 

9:45 A.M.

 

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

 

SD.1    CONSIDER any Consent Items previously removed.

 

SD.2    HEARING on the appeal of Glenn A. Zorn and Fara Molavi (Owners) from the decision of the County Abatement Officer declaring a public nuisance on property located at 1289 Laurel Oak Lane, Walnut Creek.  (Jeffrey S. Keebler, Building Inspection Department) (District II)

CLOSED the public hearing; DENIED the appeal by Glenn A. Zorn and Fara Molavi (Owners) from the decision of the County Abatement Officer declaring a public nuisance on the property located at 1289 Laurel Oak Lane, Walnut Creek; AFFIRMED the determination of the County Abatement Officer; DIRECTED the County Abatement Officer to proceed and perform the work of abatement if the owner is not in compliance within 30 days.

 

 

SD.3    HEARING on the itemized costs of abatement for property located at 81 Broadway Street, Oakley, Gelasia A. Valez.  (Mike Silva, Building Inspection Department) (District V)

CORRECTED TO READ: CLOSED the public hearing; HEARD and CONSIDERED the itemized report regarding the abatement on the property owned by Gelasia A. Velez, 81 Broadway Street, Oakley, ADDED the cost of abatement confirmation hearing thereto; CONFIRMED the report; and DIRECTED it to be filed by the Clerk of the Board.

 

SD.4    HEARING on the itemized costs of abatement for property located at 53 Vernon Avenue, Richmond, Jim E. Mitchell.  (Mike Silva, Building Inspection Department) (District I)

CLOSED the public hearing; HEARD and CONSIDERED the itemized report regarding the abatement on the property owned by Jim E. Mitchell, 53 Vernon Avenue, Richmond; ADDED   the cost of abatement confirmation hearing thereto; CONFIRMED report and DIRECTED it to be filed by  the Clerk of the Board.

 

 

SD.5    HEARING to adopt Resolution No. 2003/519 consummating the purchase of real property located on Railroad Avenue, (Assessor’s Parcel Nos. 086-190-035 and 086-190-036), for the relocation of Fire Station 84; accepting the Grant Deeds from Dale C. Adams, Marlene M. Delong, and Judith L. Haye; and authorizing the Auditor-Controller to issue a check in the amount of $900,000 payable to Placer Title Company for property rights, Pittsburg area. (CCC Fire Protection District Funds) (Carla Peccianti, Public Works Department) (District V)  

CLOSED the public hearing; ADOPTED  Resolution No. 2003/519 consummating the purchase of real property located on Railroad Avenue, (Assessor’s Parcel Nos. 086-190-035 and 086-190-036), for the relocation of Fire Station 84; accepting the Grant Deeds from Dale C. Adams, Marlene M. Delong, and Judith L. Haye; and authorized the Auditor-Controller to issue a check in the amount of $900,000 payable to Placer Title Company for property rights, Pittsburg area.

 

SD.6    CONSIDER approving and authorizing the Chair, Board of Supervisors to execute a Joint Exercise of Powers Agreement for the Pleasant Hill BART Agreement for the Pleasant Hill BART Station Leasing Authority, by and among the County, the County Redevelopment Agency, and the San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District.  (Jim Kennedy, Deputy Director-Redevelopment) (District IV)

APPROVED and AUTHORIZED the Chair, Board of Supervisors to execute a Joint Exercise of Powers Agreement for the Pleasant Hill BART Agreement for the Pleasant Hill BART Station Leasing Authority, by and among the County, the County Redevelopment Agency, and the San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District. 

 

SD.7    HEARING on proposed Police Service Special Taxes for CSA P-6,  adoption of Resolution  No. 2003/537 authorizing election thereof and formation of Zone 1002, Subdivision #SD018536,  and adoption  of Ordinance No. 2003-27 establishing a fee for the Police Service District, Martinez area.  (Dennis M. Barry, Community Development Director) (District II)

CLOSED the public hearing; ADOPTED Resolution 2003/537 authorizing an election for Zone 1002 in County Service Area P-6; ADOPTED Ordinance 2003-27 establishing a fee for the Police Service District for Subdivision 018536; and DIRECTED the County Clerk to conduct the election by mail ballot, Martinez area.

 

SD.8    HEARING on proposed Police Service Special Taxes for CSA P-6,  adoption of Resolution  No. 2003/538  authorizing election thereof and formation of Zone 300, Subdivision #SD907562, and adoption of Ordinance No. 2003-28 establishing a fee for the Police Service District, Bethel Island area.  (Dennis M. Barry, Community Development Director) (District V)

CLOSED the public hearing; ADOPTED Resolution 2003/538 authorizing an election for Zone 300  in County Service Area P-6; ADOPTED Ordinance 2003-28 establishing a fee for the Police Service District for Subdivision 907562; and DIRECTED the County Clerk to conduct the election by mail ballot, Bethel Island area.

 

SD.9    HEARING on the proposed use of the Bureau of Justice Assistance Local Law Enforcement Block Grants award of $113,925 to Contra Costa County, and on related actions.  (Lisa Driscoll, County Administrator’s Office) (All Districts)

            CLOSED the public hearing on the proposed use of the Bureau of Justice Assistance Local Law Enforcement Block Grants award of $113,925 to Contra Costa County, and on related actions

 

SD.10  CONSIDER opposing Proposition 54, slated for the October 7 ballot, which would prevent the state from asking the race or national origin of anyone when collecting data about public education, contracting, and employment.  ( Supervisors Gioia and DeSaulnier) (All Districts)

CONSIDERED opposing Proposition 54, slated for the October 7 ballot, which would prevent the state from asking the race or national origin of anyone when collecting data about public education, contracting, and employment. 

11:00 A.M.

 

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:

 

Brian J. George, 750 Golf Club Way, Pleasant Bluff, regarding Communities for a Better Diablo Valley;  Joe Partansky, 1406 Barbis Way, Concord, regarding Americans with Disabilities Act.

 

D.2      HEARING to adopt Resolution No. 2003/501 on the recommendation by the San Ramon Valley Regional Planning Commission from the request by Susan Bredehoft (Applicant) and Parker A. Cupit (Owner) to nominate an oak tree located at #2040 Casa Nuestra in the Diablo area for heritage designation pursuant to the Heritage Tree Preservation Ordinance.  (Catherine Kutsuris, Community Development Department) (District III)

CLOSED the public hearing; ACCEPTED the recommendation of the San Ramon Valley Regional Planning Commission, as contained in its Resolution No. 23-2003; ADOPTED

Resolution No. 2003-501 designation of one Valley Oak tree on the property located at 2040 Casa Nuestra, Diablo, Susan Bredehoft (applicant) and Parker A. Cupit (Trustee) owner as a heritage tree pursuant to the Heritage Tree Preservation Ordinance; DIRECTED the Community Development Department to post the Notice of Exemption with the CountyClerk.

 

 

D.3      HEARING to adopt Resolution No. 2003/517 on the recommendation by the San Ramon Valley Regional Planning Commission from the request by David Whippy (Applicant/Owner) to nominate an oak tree located at #2848 Miranda Avenue in the Alamo area for heritage designation pursuant to the Heritage Tree Preservation Ordinance.  (Catherine Kutsuris, Community Development Department) (District III)

CLOSED the public hearing; ACCEPTED the recommendation of the San Ramon ValleyRegional Planning Commission, as contained in its Resolution No. 24-2003, ADOPTED

Resolution No. 2003-517 designating one Valley Oak Tree on the property located at #2848 Miranda Avenue, Alamo, David Whippy (owner) to the Heritage Tree Preservation

Ordinance; DIRECTED the Community Development Department to post the Notice of Exemption with the County Clerk.

 

D.4      HEARING on the recommendation by the County Planning Commission to approve the request by Massoud Fanaieyan (Applicant & Owner) to rezone a portion of a 2.42 acre parcel located at 1140 Dunsyre Drive in the Lafayette/Walnut Creek area from R-20 (Single Family Residential 20,000 square feet per parcel) to R-15 (Single Family Residential 15,000 square feet required).  (Catherine Kutsuris, Community Development Department) (District II)

CLOSED the public hearing: DENIED the request by Massoud Fanaieyan (applicant and owner) to rezone a portion of the subject parcel from single family residential (R-20) to

single family residential (R-15) on the property located at 1140 Dunsyre Drive in the unincorporated Lafayette/Walnut Creek area.

 

 

Closed Session

 

1:30 P.M.

 

D.5      HEARING on applications filed by DeBolt Civil Engineering (Applicant) to rezone 49 acres located at #9601 Morgan Territory Road, Tassajara area to Heavy Agricultural (A-3); and an appeal by Save Mt. Diablo of the San Ramon Valley Regional Planning Commission’s decision to subdivide the 49 acres into four parcels and other related modifications.  (Bob Drake, Community Development Department) (District III)   

CLOSED the public hearing; DECLARED the Board’s intent to uphold the appeal by ave Mount Diablo of the Planning Commission approval of a Tentative Map approval to

subdivide the site located at 9601 Morgan Territory Road into four parcels, DeBolt Civil Engineering, (applicant) and Shepherd-Dorn, et al (owners); and DIRECTED the Community Development Department to return to the Board of Supervisors on September  23, 2003 at 1:30 p.m. with findings

 

Adjourn in memory of Rick Hooper

 

Adjourn in memory of Robert M. Rygh

 

Adjourn in memory of Gina Martin

 

                                                                          

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 Traffic Resolution No. 2003/4017 limiting parking to four hours on the southerly side of Second Avenue South (Road No. 3975D) beginning at a point 30 feet west of the center line of the intersection of Willow Street and extending easterly a distance of 40 feet, Pacheco area. (District IV)

 

C.2      ADOPT Traffic Resolution No. 2003/4018 limiting parking to four hours on the easterly side of Buchanan Field Drive (Road No. 4074B) beginning at a point 12 feet south of the center line of the intersection of Center Avenue and extending northerly a distance of 1200 feet, Pacheco area. (District IV)

 

C.3      ADOPT Traffic Resolution No. 2003/4019 limiting parking to four hours on the easterly side of Willow Street (Road No. 3975Q) beginning at a point 12 feet south of the center line of the intersection of Second Avenue South and extending northerly a distance of 550 feet, Pacheco area. (District IV)

 

C.4      ADOPT Traffic Resolution No. 2003/4020 declaring a stop intersection at Marina Road (5185L) and Lake View Drive (5185Y), Bay Point area. (District V)

 

C.5      ADOPT Traffic Resolution No. 2003/4021 declaring a stop intersection at Marina Road (5185L) and Island View Drive (5185A), Bay Point area. (District V)

 

C.6      ADOPT Traffic Resolution No. 2003/4022 declaring a stop intersection at Marina Road (5185L) and Ocean View Drive (5185X), Bay Point area. (District V)

 

C.7      ADOPT Traffic Resolution No. 2003/4023 declaring a stop intersection at Arthur Road (3684) and Arthur Road (private), Pacheco area. (District II)

 

C.8      ADOPT Traffic Resolution No. 2003/4024 declaring a stop intersection at Hanlon Way (5385AT) and Bay View Avenue (5385AF), Bay Point area. (District V)

 

C.9      ADOPT Traffic Resolution No. 2003/4025 prohibiting parking at all times on the north side of Pacifica Avenue (Road No. 5094B) beginning at a point 12 feet east of the center line of the intersection of Wharf Drive and extending easterly a distance of 50 feet, Bay Point area. (District V)

 

C.10    ADOPT Traffic Resolution No. 2003/4026 prohibiting parking at all times on the south side of Grove Avenue (Road No. 0565H) beginning at a point 55 feet west of the center line of the intersection of Third Street and extending westerly a distance of 20 feet, Richmond area. (District I)

 

C.11    ADOPT Traffic Resolution No. 2003/4027 declaring no vehicle shall travel in excess of 25 miles per hour on the entire length of Stone Road (Road No. 8987C), Bethel Island area. (District V)

 

C.12    APPROVE Wharf Drive/Pacifica Avenue Pedestrian Path project contingency fund increase in the amount of $10,000 for a new contingency fund total of $19,453, effective September 9, 2003; and APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute Contract Change Order No.1 with Ghilotti Construction Company, Inc., effective September 9, 2003, in an amount not to exceed $15,000 to a new payment limit of $114,000 for unforeseen extra work, Bay Point area. (80% Measure C Funds & 20% Transportation Development Act Grant Funds) (District V)

 

C.13    ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/530 approving and authorizing the Public Works Director to fully close a portion of Pomona Street on October 4, 2003 from 10:00 a.m. through 12:00 p.m., for the purpose of the Crockett Festival on the Straits Parade, Crockett area. (District II)

 

C.14    ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/531 approving and authorizing, the California Highway Patrol to enforce the California Vehicle Code on private streets in Windemere Phase I, being developed by Windemere BLC Land Company, L.L.C., as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area.  (District III)

 

C.15    ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/532 approving the vacation of an excess portion of Wharf Drive, Bay Point area, determined to no longer be needed for street and highway purposes, as recommended by the Public Works Director. (District V)

 

C.16    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Sanli, Pastore, and Hill, Inc., in the amount of $60,000 to provide real property services for the State Route 4 East, Railroad Avenue to Loveridge Road Project, for the period June 1, 2003 through June 1, 2004, Pittsburg area. (Contra Costa Transportation Authority Funds) (District V)

 

C.17    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Principal Real Property Agent to execute the Relocation Assistance Claim form with Concrete Interiors for business moving expenses in the amount of $34,760 and AUTHORIZE the Auditor-Controller to process payment of $34,760 to Concrete Interiors, in connection with the State Route 4 East, Railroad Avenue to Loveridge Road project, Pittsburg area. (Contra Costa Transportation Authority Funds) (District V)

 

C.18    ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/533 approving and authorizing the Chair, Board of Supervisors, to execute the Grant of Easement to the Dublin San Ramon Services District East Bay Municipal Utility District Recycled Water Authority (DERWA); approving and authorizing the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute the Real Property Sales Agreement for DERWA’s San Ramon Valley Recycled Water Program (Phase I Project) in the amount of $900,000; and adopting DERWA’s previously certified Final Environmental Impact Report for the San Ramon Valley Recycled Water Project to conduct real property transactions associated with the installation of DERWA's recycled water pipeline, San Ramon area. (Southern Pacific Right of Way Special Revenue Funds) (District III)

 

C.19    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with URS Corporation, effective September 9, 2003, to increase the payment limit by $2,300 to a new payment limit of $32,300 and amend the scope of services to include additional work associated with archaeological assessment for the Orwood Bridge Replacement Project, Brentwood area. (80% Highway Bridge Repair and Rehabilitation Funds and 20% Local Roads Funds) (District III)

 

C.20    DETERMINE that the Tri-Valley Transportation Development Fee Area of Benefit Adjustment activity, Alamo area, is not subject to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) pursuant to Article 5, Section 15061 (b)(3) of the CEQA Guidelines, as recommended by the Public Works Director. (Tri-Valley Transportation Development Fee Area of Benefit Funds) (District III)

 

C.21    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Essex Environmental, effective June 30, 2003, to increase the payment limit by $11,000 to the new payment limit of $36,000 and to extend the term through March 1, 2004 to provide environmental assessment and permitting services for various projects, Countywide. (Flood Control and Water Conservation District Funds, Local Road Funds and Airport Project Funds)  (All Districts)

 

C.22    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Biosearch Associates, effective June 30, 2003, to extend the term through November 1, 2003, with no change in the payment limit, to provide environmental assessment and permitting services for various projects, Countywide. (Flood Control and Water Conservation District Funds, Local Road Funds and Airport project funds)  (All Districts)

 

Engineering Services

 

C.23    MS 10-00: ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/534 accepting completion of warranty period and release of cash deposit for faithful performance for project being developed by Contra Costa Newspapers, Inc., Concord area. (District IV)

 

C.24    MS 15-00: ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/535 accepting completion of private improvements and approving the parcel map for project being developed by American Forest Products, Inc., Tassajara (Livermore Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.25    RA 1135: ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/536 approving the road improvement agreement for Monarch Road being developed by Shapell Industries of Northern California, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.26    SUB 8016: ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/540 accepting completion of improvements and declaring Stone Valley Oaks Drive, Pheasant Court, Hawk Court, Eagle Court, and the widening of Stone Valley Road as County roads for project being developed by SummerHill Stone Valley, Ltd., Alamo area.  (District III)

 

C.27    SUB 8023: ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/541 accepting completion of public right-of-way improvements for project being developed by Hofmann Land Development, Byron area. (District III)

 

C.28    SUB 8166: ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/542 approving the second extension of the subdivision agreement for project being developed by Talisman Realty Group, Byron area. (District III)

 

C.29    SUB 8166: ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/543 accepting completion of public right-of-way landscaping improvements for project being developed by Talisman Realty Group, Byron area. (District III)

 

C.30    SUB 8167: ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/544 approving the second extension of the subdivision agreement for project being developed by Hofmann Land Development, Byron area. (District III)

 

C.31    SUB 8428: ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/545 accepting completion of public right-of-way improvements for project being developed by Hofmann Land Development Company, Byron area. (District III)

 

C.32    SUB 8432: ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/546 accepting completion of right-of-way landscaping improvements for project being developed by Hofmann Land Development Company, Byron area. (District III)

 

Special Districts & County Airports

 

C.33    ACKNOWLEDGE receipt of comments on the report entitled “Economic Impacts, Costs, and Benefits of Contra Costa County Airports” as requested by the Board of Supervisors on August 12, 2003.  (All Districts)

 

C.34    APPROVE Drainage Area 13, Line C-1 project contingency fund increase in the amount of $10,000 for a new contingency fund total of $39,850, effective September 9, 2003, for unforeseen extra work, Alamo area. (Drainage Area 13 Funds) (District III)

 

C.35    ACCEPT and APPROVE the Fiscal Year 2003/2004 Program Budget for the Blackhawk Geologic Hazard Abatement District (GHAD) prepared by the GHAD Manager, Richard D. Short, Kleinfelder, Inc, Danville area, as recommended by the Public Works Director.   (Blackhawk GHAD Funds) (District III)

 

C.36    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE Richard D. Short, Kleinfelder, Inc., General Manager of the Blackhawk Geologic Hazard Abatement District (GHAD), to execute a contract with Dover Construction in the amount of $110,000 to provide maintenance services for the Blackhawk GHAD for the period July 1, 2003 through June 30, 2004, Danville area. (Blackhawk GHAD Funds) (District III)

 

C.37    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE Richard D. Short, Kleinfelder, Inc., General Manager of the Blackhawk Geologic Hazard Abatement District (GHAD), to execute a contract with Dover Construction in the amount of $80,000 to provide minor repairs and maintenance services for the Blackhawk GHAD for the period July 1, 2003 through June 30, 2004, Danville area. (Blackhawk GHAD Funds) (District III)

 

C.38    DETERMINE that the Wildcat Creek Sedimentation Basin Desilt Project is a California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Class 4g Categorical Exemption, and APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Chief Engineer, Flood Control and Water Conservation District, to advertise the project, Richmond area. (Flood Control Zone 7 Funds) (District I)

 

C.39    ADOPT the previously approved City of Brentwood Parks, Trails, and Recreation Master Plan Mitigated Negative Declaration, in compliance with the California Environmental Quality Act, in order to issue a Flood Control Permit (FC Permit 631-02) across Sand Creek Channel to Western Pacific Housing, Brentwood area, as recommended by the Public Words Director. (Developer Fees) (District III)

 

C.40    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Chair, Board of Supervisors, as the Board of Directors of the Flood Control & Water Conservation District, to execute a Joint Exercise of Powers Agreement between the City of Brentwood and the Contra Costa County Flood Control and Water Conservation District in the amount of $29,525 for the construction of a joint project consisting of a drop structure, channel and pedestrian trail improvements within Deer Creek Channel and Basin effective August 5, 2003 through completion of project, Brentwood area. (Drainage Area 105 Funds) (District III)

 

Statutory Actions

 

C.41    APPROVE minutes for the month of August.

 

C.42    DECLARE certain ordinances duly published.

 

Claims, Collections & Litigation

 

C.43    DENY claims of Dallas J. Gibson-Kaeo; Beth Elise Blondell; Robert Lance McAdam; Frank Zichichi-Z Rental Properties; Kirk Haskell; Farmers Insurance Group By: Christina L. Redondo For: David Swedelson; Mitch Frades; Kemper Auto and Home By: Cheryl Harmon For: Lisa/Robert Lucas; Fay Liow; Heather Hamilton; Sally Bernard; and file late claim for Debra Fernandez.

 

C.44    CONSENT to joint representation of the County, the Redevelopment Agency, and other parties by Goldfarb & Lipman on specified affordable housing and redevelopment projects; APPROVE and AUTHORIZE County Counsel, or designee, to execute acknowledgment of potential conflicts of interest and consent.  (All Districts)

 

C.45    RECEIVE report concerning the final settlement of Matthew Nattenberg vs. Contra Costa County and AUTHORIZE payment from the General Liability Trust Fund in the amount of $25,000, as recommended by the County Administrator.  (All Districts)

 

C.46    RECEIVE report concerning the final settlement of Kouei Sio Sae Chao vs. Contra Costa County and AUTHORIZE payment from the Medical Liability Trust Fund in the amount of $275,000, as recommended by the County Administrator.  (All Districts)

 

C.47    AUTHORIZE and DIRECT the County Counsel to initiate legal action to recover monies owed for outstanding debts and costs of suit related to services rendered by the County, as recommended by the County Administrator.  (All Districts)

 

Honors & Proclamations

 

C.48    ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/522 proclaiming September 2003 “National Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Month in Contra Costa County”, as recommended by Supervisor DeSaulnier.  (All Districts)

 

C.49    ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/521 honoring Operation Access, which provides free outpatient services for the uninsured, for ten years of dedicated community service and for easing the burden on public health systems in the Bay Area, as recommended by Supervisor DeSaulnier.  (All Districts)

 

Ordinances

 

C.50    INTRODUCE Ordinance No. 2003-30, amending Chapter 518-4 of the County Ordinance Code and amending Ordinance No. 2002-44, regulating disclosure of confidential consumer information by financial institutions; WAIVE reading, and FIX September 16, 2003 as the date for adoption, as recommended by the County Counsel.  (All Districts)

 

Appointments & Resignations

 

C.51    RE-APPOINT Robert Rezak as the District IV representative to the Arts and Culture Commission, as recommended by Supervisor DeSaulnier.  (District IV)

 

C.52    DECLARE vacant the District IV seat on the Economic Opportunity Council due to the resignation of Bill Gram-Reefer and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy, as recommended by Supervisor DeSaulnier.  (District IV)

 

C.53    DECLARE vacant the At Large seats on the Countywide Youth Commission held by Ryan Guptill and Sarah Horn and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancies, as recommended by the Commission.  (All Districts)

 

C.54    APPOINT Andrew Chan, Kyle Scott and Brenda Barnhart as District III representatives on the Countywide Youth Commission and DECLARE vacant the At Large seats on the Commission previously held by Kyle Scott and Brenda Barnhart, as recommended by Supervisor Greenberg.  (District III)

 

C.55    ACCEPT resignations of Stephan Betz, Effie Durst and Cara Hoxie from the Workforce Development Board; DECLARE vacant the One-Stop Mandated Partners 3 seat, the Business 10 seat, and the Community-Based 3 seat; and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancies, as recommended by the Employment and Human Services Director.  (All Districts)

 

C.56    APPROVE medical staff appointments and reappointments as recommended by the Medical Executive Committee on August 18, 2003.  (All Districts)

 

C.57    APPROVE the medical service providers as recommended by the Contra Costa Health Plan Quality Council on July 25, 2003.  (All Districts)

 

C.58    APPOINT Catherine Hurt, M.D., as the Alternate Representative to the Emergency Medical Care Committee, as recommended by the Alameda-Contra Costa Medical Association Chapter.  (All Districts)

 

C.59    DECLARE vacant the At-Large #5 seat on the Contra Costa Commission for Women due to the resignation of Mary Salmon, and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy, as recommended by the Contra Costa Commission for Women.  (All Districts)

 

Appropriation Adjustments  - 2003/2004 FY

 

C.60    General Services/Sheriff (0063/0255):  AUTHORIZE new revenue in the amount of $39,948 from estimated vehicle depreciation and salvage and APPROPRIATE to Fleet Services, and AUTHORIZE transfer of appropriations in the amount of $4,052 for the purchase of two replacement vehicles for the Sheriff.  (All Districts) (Consider with C.125)

 

Intergovernmental Relations

 

C.61    REQUEST the Chair, Board of Supervisors, to sign a letter to Governor Gray Davis asking him to sign SB 802 (Torlakson), which is the critical first step in securing funding for the improvement of Vasco Road in Far East County, as recommended by Supervisor Greenberg.  (District III)

 

Personnel Actions

 

C.62    ESTABLISH the class of Engineering Records Technician Supervisor and RECLASSIFY one Senior Engineering Records Technician position in the Public Works Department to the new class.  (No impact to the General Fund) (All Districts)

 

C.63    RECLASSIFY one Network Technician II position to Network Administrator I in the Building Inspection Department.  (Permit fees) (All Districts)

 

C.64    CANCEL one permanent intermittent Board of Supervisors Assistant-General Secretarial position and ADD one part time (24/40) Board of Supervisors Assistant-General Secretarial position in District IV.  (District IV)

 

C.65    RECLASSIFY one Clerk-Experienced Level position to Secretary-Advanced Level in the Office of the County Administrator.  (Budgeted) (All Districts)

 

C.66    CANCEL one Accounting Technician position and ADD one Accountant I position in the Public Works Department.  (User fees) (All Districts)

 

C.67    ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/518 regarding compensation and benefits for Contra Costa County Fire Protection District Unrepresented Safety Management Employees, as recommended by the Human Resources Director.  (All Districts)

 

C.68    ADD one Children’s Services Clerical Specialist position and CANCEL one Clerk – Senior Level position in the Employment and Human Services Department.  (Budgeted, 100% Federal/State)  (All Districts)

 

C.69    CANCEL one Physical Therapist I position and ADD two part time (20/40) Therapy Assistant positions in the Health Services Department.  (No additional cost)  (All Districts)

 

C.70    CANCEL one Registered Nurse – Experienced Level position and ADD one part time (20/40) Charge Nurse position in the Health Services Department.  (Budgeted, 100% County)  (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.71    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Sheriff-Coroner, or designee, to execute contracts with the State of California Commission on Peace Officers Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.) to accept amounts totaling $138,545 for the presentation by the County’s Law Enforcement Training Center of the following P.O.S.T.-certified training for the period July 1, 2003 through June 30, 2004.  (No net County cost) (All Districts):

 

            Emergency Vehicles Operations                                                                             $ 44,500

            Driving Simulator Instruction                                                        $ 23,320

            Driving Simulation and Force Options Simulation                                                    $ 70,725

 

C.72    ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/547 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 Insurance in the amount of $424,315 for the Automobile Insurance Fraud Prosecution Project for the period July 1, 2003 through June 30, 2004.  (No County match, budgeted)

 

C.73    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a contract with the Contra Costa County Redevelopment Agency to pay the County up to $35,000 for technical assistance on redevelopment projects for fiscal year 2003/2004.  (No County cost) (All Districts) (Consider with C.137)

 

C.74    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with the State Department of Rehabilitation to pay the County an amount not to exceed $230,626 to continue to provide vocational rehabilitation services to individuals with mental disabilities for the period July 1, 2003 through June 30, 2006.  (No County Match)  (All Districts)

 

C.75    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with the State Office of Health Planning and Development to pay the County an amount not to exceed $103,230 to continue to provide a family practice residency training program for the period July 1, 2003 through June 30, 2006.  (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.76    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the County Probation Officer to execute contracts totaling $347,358 with the following agencies for the Juvenile Justice Crime Prevention Act Program for the period July 1, 2003 through June 30, 2004 (100% Juvenile Justice Crime Prevention Grant Funds) (All Districts):

 

            Service Category/Agency                                                                                      Amount 

           

            Juvenile Therapeutic Treatment Services

                           West Contra Costa Youth Services Bureau                                             $  55,000

                           New Connections                                                                                   $  55,000

                           REACH Project, Inc.                                                                              $  90,000

 

            Consulting and Evaluation

                           Mark Morris Associates                                                                         $147,358

 

C.77    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Sheriff, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with KENDA Systems, Inc., to extend the term through December 31, 2003 to allow for completion of the development and implementation of the Contra Costa County Integrated Justice Information System, with no increase in the payment limit.  (All Districts)

 

C.78    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Director of Building Inspection, or designee, to execute a contract with L.R. Hines Consulting, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $55,000 to provide a new imaging system for the period September 1, 2003 through August 30, 2006.  (Permit fees) (All Districts)

 

C.79    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Building Inspection Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Advance Title Research to increase the payment limit by $15,000 to a new payment limit of $64,000, with no change in the term, for additional title searches on code enforcement cases.  (100% reimbursed) (All Districts)

 

C.80    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Development Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Science Applications Intl., Inc., effective September 10, 2003, to increase the payment limit by $2,983 to a new payment limit of $27,983 to provide recycling outreach services, with no change in the term through March 31, 2004.  (No County cost) (All Districts)

 

C.81    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Development Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Donna Allen, effective September 10, 2003, to increase the payment limit by $67,000 to a new payment limit of $92,000, and to extend the term through June 30, 2004 to provide additional staff assistance and training.  (Applicant fees) (All Districts)

 

C.82    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Development Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Candida Wensley, effective September 10, 2003, to increase the payment limit by $35,000 to a new payment limit of $60,000 and to extend the term through June 30, 2004 to provide Current Planning Division staff assistance.  (Applicant fees) (All Districts)

 

C.83    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the General Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Destiny Communications, Inc., to extend the term from June 30 to December 31, 2003 with no change in the payment limit for seismic retrofit of County communications towers.  (All Districts)

 

C.84    AUTHORIZE the Human Resources Director to execute contract renewals with the non-PERS health plan and dental plan carriers at specified rate changes for the period January 1 through December 31, 2004.  (Budgeted) (All Districts)

 

C.85    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Sheriff-Coroner, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Jean Hastings to increase the payment limit by $10,960 to a new payment limit of $36,880 with no change to the term to provide additional library services at Contra Costa County adult detention facilities.  (100% Inmate Welfare Fund) (All Districts)

 

C.86    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Sheriff-Coroner, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Lori Brown to  increase the payment limit by $29,040 to a new payment limit of $43,560 and extend the term through March 31, 2004 to provide additional library services at the Contra Costa County adult detention facilities.  (100% Inmate Welfare Fund) (All Districts)

 

C.87    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Sheriff-Coroner, or designee, to execute a contract with James McCauley in the amount of $35,100 to enforce compliance with smoking regulations for the period October 1, 2003 through June 30, 2004.  (100% State grant funds) (All Districts)

 

C.88    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Chief Information Officer, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Zeiger Engineers, Inc., to increase the payment limit by $24,001 to a new payment limit of $49,000 and extend the term from June 30 to December 31, 2003 to provide additional engineering design services at the Central Data Center.  (Budgeted – User Fees) (All Districts)

 

C.89    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Development Director to execute a contract with Environmental Science Associates in an amount not to exceed $125,000 to prepare the Environmental Impact Report for the proposed amendments to the Industrial Safety Ordinance, County Ordinance Code Ch. 450-8.  (40% revenue offset, 60% General Fund, Budgeted) (All Districts)

 

C.90    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the General Services Director, or designee, to execute the Fifth Amendment to the consulting services agreement with RMW Architecture and Interiors to increase the payment limit by $2,075 to a new payment limit of $77,455 for the Health Center Expansion Project, 3505 Lone Tree Way, Antioch, for the Health Services Department.  (Budgeted)

 

C.91    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Regents, University of California - San Francisco in an amount not to exceed $40,000 to provide research services for the Providing Assistance to Caregivers in Transition Program for the period January 1 through September 30, 2004.  (Budgeted, 100% Federal Title E Older Americans Act) (All Districts)

 

C.92    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Roxann Morales in an amount not to exceed $46,760 to provide project manager services to the Volunteer and Emergency Services Program in Central and East County for the period August 18, 2003 through August 17, 2004.  (Budgeted, 40% Federal, 40% State, 20% County)  (All Districts)

 

C.93    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, on behalf of the Workforce Development Board, to execute a contract amendment with Contra Costa County Office of Education to increase the payment limit by $347,000 to a new payment limit of $1,121,317 to provide Countywide in-school youth services for an additional nine months within the contract period, with no change in the term of July 1, 2002 through June 30, 2004.  (Budgeted, 100% Federal Workforce Investment Act)  (All Districts)

RELISTED to September 16, 2003; consideration to approve and authorize the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, on behalf of the Workforce Development Board, to execute a contract amendment with Contra Costa County Office of Education.

 

 

C.94    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, on behalf of the Workforce Development Board, to execute contract amendments to increase the payment limits to provide Countywide out-of-school youth services for an additional eight months within the contract period, with no change in the terms of September 1, 2002 through October 31, 2004.  (Budgeted, 100% Federal Workforce Investment Act)  (All Districts)

 

            Contractor                                            Payment Limit Increase                             New Payment Limit

            Central Labor Council                          $61,000                                                              $158,275

            Mt. Diablo Vocational Services             $61,000                                                              $160,240

            Pittsburg Preschool & Community     $61,000                                                                 $160,240

              Council

 

C.95    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, on behalf of the Workforce Development Board, to execute a contract with Rubicon Programs, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $76,000 to provide out-of-school youth services in West County for the period September 1, 2003 through June 30, 2004.  (Budgeted, 100% Federal Workforce Investment Act)  (Districts I and II)

RELISTED to September 16, 2003; consideration to approve and authorize the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, on behalf of the Workforce Development Board, to execute a contract with Rubicon Programs, Inc.

 

C.96    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Millicent White in the amount of $40,575 to provide implementation and oversight services as Peacemaking Head Coach for the Verde Involving Parents Program for the period August 1, 2003 through June 30, 2004.  (Budgeted, 100% Zellerbach Family Foundation Grant/West Contra Costa Unified School District Funds)  (District I)

 

C.97    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Shizuko Angel in an amount not to exceed $27,667 to continue to provide website maintenance services to the Public Health Community Wellness and Prevention Program for the period September 1, 2003 through February 29, 2004.  (Budgeted, 100% Federal Bioterrorism Grant)  (All Districts)

 

C.98    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Oscar A. Martinez in an amount not to exceed $38,300 to provide family partner wrap-around team facilitator services including parent support, staff training, and program design and evaluation to the Children's Mental Health Program for the period August 18, 2003 through June 30, 2004.  (Budgeted, 87.5% Federal FFP Medi-Cal, 12.5% State EPSDT funds)

 

C.99    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Saundra L. Green in an amount not to exceed $43,322 to provide animal assisted therapy services to emotionally and behaviorally disturbed adolescent girls at the Chris Adams Girls Center for the period September 1, 2003 through June 30, 2004.  (Budgeted, 50% Federal FFP Medi-Cal, 45% State EPSDT, 5% Mental Health Realignment)  (All Districts)

 

C.100  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Abbas Mahdavi, M.D., Inc. in an amount not to exceed $175,000 to provide primary care services to Contra Costa Health Plan members for the period September 1, 2003 through August 31, 2004.  (Budgeted, Enterprise II: 6.6% County, 93.4% Health Plan Member Premiums)  (All Districts)

 

C.101  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Myung Rae Cho, M.D. in an amount not to exceed $85,000 to continue to provide primary care services to Contra Costa Health Plan members for the period September 1, 2003 through August 31, 2004.   (Budgeted, Enterprise II: 6.6% County, 93.4% Health Plan Member Premiums)  (All Districts)

 

C.102  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Cyracom International, Inc. in an amount not to exceed $150,000 to continue to provide over-the-phone interpreter services to Contra Costa Health Plan members for the period September 1, 2003 through August 31, 2004.  (Budgeted, Enterprise II: 6.6% County, 93.4% Health Plan Member Premiums)  (All Districts)

 

C.103  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with J. Cole Recovery Homes, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $109,500 to continue to provide residential alcohol and drug abuse treatment services to court-referred residents 18 years of age and older for the period July 1, 2003 through June 30, 2004, with an automatic extension through December 31, 2004 in an amount not to exceed $54,750.  (Budgeted, 100% State Substance Abuse and Crime Prevention Act – Prop 36)  (All Districts)

 

C.104  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Robert DeCesare in an amount not to exceed $122,500 to provide consultation and technical assistance with Medi-Cal and Medicare billing and reimbursement for the period October 1, 2003 through September 30, 2004.  (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 15.8% County, 84.2% Patient/Third Party Fees)  (All Districts)

 

C.105  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Garden Park Apartment Community, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $488,094 to provide supportive housing services to homeless families in Central County for the period July 15, 2003 through June 30, 2004.  (Budgeted, 100% Federal McKinney-Vento Grant)  (District IV)

 

C.106  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Bay Area Community Resources, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $375,200 to provide school-based mental health services to severely emotionally disturbed students and their families for the period September 1, 2003 through June 30, 2004, with an automatic extension through December 31, 2004 in an amount not to exceed $187,600.  (Budgeted, 50% Federal FFP Medi-Cal, 45% State EPSDT, 5% Mental Health Realignment)  (All Districts)

 

C.107  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute contracts to continue to provide nursing registry services for Contra Costa Regional Medical Center for the period September 1, 2003 through August 31, 2004.  (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 15.8% County, 84.2% Patient/Third Party Fees)  (All Districts)

 

Contractor                                                                                                          Contract Amount

Coast to Coast Nurse Staffing, Inc.                                                                     $400,000

Southern Nursing, Inc.                                                                                        $500,000

Maxim Health Care Services, Inc.                                                                       $400,000

 

C.108  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Joyce A. Adriance in an amount not to exceed $48,000 to continue to provide professional assault response training to selected staff in the psychiatric units at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center for the period September 1, 2003 through August 31, 2004.   (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 15.8% County, 84.2% Patient/Third Party Fees)  (All Districts)

 

C.109  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Frank Puglisi, Jr., effective September 30, 2003, to extend the term from September 30, 2003 to March 31, 2004, and to increase the payment limit by $50,000 to a new payment limit of $101,000 to continue to provide professional consultation services including staffing Board meetings, developing fund-raising goals, developing policies and procedures, and attending workshops and conferences in support of the Contra Costa Regional Health Foundation Board.  (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 15.8% County, 84.2% Patient/Third Party Fees)  (All Districts)

 

C.110  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with DELIVEREX, Inc., effective September 1, 2003, to increase the payment limit by $75,000 to a new payment limit of $415,000 to provide additional off-site medical records storage and retrieval services, with no change in the term of November 1, 2001 through October 31, 2004.    (Budgeted, Enterprise I:  15.8% County, 84.2% Patient/Third Party Fees)  (All Districts)

 

C.111  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Lawrence V. Gossett, effective September 9, 2003, to increase the payment limit by $40,000 to a new payment limit of $130,000 and to extend the term from October 31, 2003 to March 31, 2004, for plan check, map check, and application review services for various projects, Countywide. (Developer Fees) (All Districts) 

 

Leases

 

C.112  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Services Director to exercise a second one-year lease option with Contra Costa County Housing Authority at a monthly rate of $460 for use by the Community Services Department of the premises at 94A Medanos Avenue, Bay Point area, for operation of a Head Start Program for the period July 1, 2003 through June 30, 2004.  (Budgeted) (District V) (Consider with HA.1) 

 

C.113  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the General Services Director, or designee, to execute a sublease with First Family Church, Inc., to pay the County the amount of $170,808 for the County-leased premises at 201 E. 18th Street, Antioch, for the period October 1, 2003 through July 30, 2005.  (Revenues to accrue to the Employment and Human Services Department)

 

C.114  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the General Services Director, or designee, to exercise the second option for a one-year extension of the lease with Jeffrey E. Schwartz, Trustee of the Schwartz Family Trust, in the amount of $15,552 per month for continued occupancy by the Employment and Human Services Department of the premises at 1875 Willow Pass Road, Concord, for the period March 1, 2004 through February 28, 2005. (Budgeted)

 

C.115  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the General Services Director, or designee, to execute the First Addendum to the lease with Metcalf Family Living Trust, and EXERCISE the option to extend the lease for the premises at 3685 Mt. Diablo Boulevard, Suite 120, Lafayette for continued occupancy by the Building Inspection Department for the period January 1, 2004 through December 31, 2006.  (Cost savings)

 

C.116  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the General Services Director, or designee, to EXECUTE the First Amendment to the lease with Pinole Terrace, L.L.C., to reduce the rental amount during the first extension term and add two additional two-year extension terms for the premises at 2586 Appian Way, Pinole, for continued occupancy by  the Health Services Department. (Cost savings)

 

Other Actions

 

C.117  ACCEPT report from the Treasurer-Tax Collector on County investments as of June 30, 2003.  (All Districts)

 

C.118  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Treasurer-Tax Collector, or designee, to execute the updated agreement with the Contra Costa County Employees’ Federal Credit Union to provide direct deposit of employee paychecks and retiree benefit checks.  (No County cost) (All Districts)

 

C.119  ACKNOWLEDGE receipt of the Auditor-Controller’s Annual Supplemental Law Enforcement Services Fund (SLESF) summary report for the 2002/2003 fiscal year.  (All Districts)

 

C.120  AUTHORIZE the Chair, Board of Supervisors, to sign a letter to CALFED requesting direct County involvement (via Memorandum of Understanding or other means) in planning for the proposed Los Vaqueros Reservoir expansion should this project move forward, as recommended by the Community Development Director.  (District III)

 

C.121  ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/548 authorizing the levy of Fiscal Year 2003/2004 secured property tax rates, and adopting and levying the 2003/2004 tax rate for the Unitary and Operating Non-Unitary property assessed by the State Board of Equalization, and taking related actions, as recommended by the Auditor-Controller.  (All Districts)

 

C.122  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Deputy Director-Redevelopment, or designee, to execute the required legal documents to provide $1,000,000 in Fiscal Year 2001/2002 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds to the Garden Park Apartments project in Central  County/Pleasant Hill.  (100% Federal funds) (All Districts)

 

C.123  DIRECT and AUTHORIZE the Auditor-Controller’s Office to establish a Trust Fund for the Community Development Block Grant First-time Homebuyer Revolving Loan Fund, as recommended by the Community Development Director.  (All Districts)

 

C.124  ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/549 conditionally providing for issuance of revenue bonds in the amount of $23 million to finance the acquisition and renovation of the Lakeside Apartments, Concord, as recommended by the Community Development Director.  (No County cost) (District IV)

 

C.125  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Purchasing Agent, or designee, to purchase two patrol vehicles for the Sheriff-Coroner Department.  (All Districts) (Consider with C.60)

 

C.126  ALLOW the Keller Canyon Landfill Company, Robert B. Elworthy, or their designated agent(s) to apply for a Land Use Permit to drill a natural gas well on Parcel No. 094-360-010 (owned by Keller Canyon Landfill Company) under Chapter 88-14 of the County Code, as recommended by the Community Development Director.  (No County cost) (District V)

 

C.127  ACCEPT report and recommendations from the Finance Committee regarding corrective action on the June 30, 2002 Single Audit findings.  (All Districts)       

 

C.128  ACKNOWLEDGE receipt of report from the County Administrator’s Office regarding construction status at the Juvenile Hall Expansion project.  (All Districts)

 

C.129  AUTHORIZE the County Librarian or the County’s Purchasing Agent to issue a Request for Proposals and recommend a firm or agency for library materials recovery services, as recommended by the County Librarian.  (Cost neutral) (All Districts)

 

C.130  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the County Administrator, or designee, to execute an interim reimbursement agreement between the City of San Ramon, Shapell Industries, and Windemere Ranch Partners to allow the County to reimburse the City of San Ramon $1,024,843 for services provided in the Dougherty Valley from fiscal year 1997/1998 through fiscal year 2001/2002.  (District III)

 

C.131  ACCEPT the reports presented by the Public Health Director providing options for continuing needle exchange for HIV prevention; and AUTHORIZE and DIRECT the Health Services Director to negotiate a contract with Community Health Empowerment in the amount of $60,000 to provide needle exchange and HIV prevention services.  (All Districts)

 

C.132  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.133  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.134  CONTINUE the emergency action originally taken by the Board of Supervisors on June 17, 2003 regarding the repair of the San Ramon Creek Storm Drainage along Casa Vallecita, as recommended by the Chief Engineer, Flood Control & Water Conservation District, Alamo area. (Flood Control Zone 3B Funds) (District III) 

 

C.135  CONTINUE the emergency action originally taken by the Board of Supervisors on August 5, 2003 regarding the construction of the Asbury Graphite Wastewater System as recommended by the Public Works Director, Hercules area (Contra Costa Transportation Authority Funds) (District II)

 

C.136  CONFIRM that Board action of April 1, 2003 establishing an Occupational Medical Program in the County of Contra Costa applies to all agencies for which the Board of Supervisors is the governing body, as recommended by the County Administrator.  (All Districts)

 

Redevelopment Agency

 

C.137  APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Redevelopment Director to execute a contract with Contra Costa County in the amount of $35,000 to provide technical assistance on redevelopment projects for fiscal year 2003/2004.  (100% Redevelopment and tax increment funds) (All Districts) (Consider with C.73)

 

 

 

GENERAL INFORMATION

 

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Transportation, Water & Infrastructure Committee

09-15-03

  9:00 a.m.

See above

Internal Operations Committee

09-15-03

  9:15 a.m.

See above

Family & Human Services Committee

09-15-03

11:00 a.m.

See above

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

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

 

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, September 9, 2003, 9:00 a.m. and thereafter

 

Board Chambers Room 107 and Room 105

Administration Building,

651 Pine Street, Martinez, California

 

 

 

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

1.                Town of Danville v. County of Contra Costa, et al., C.C.C. Superior Court No. C 02-02250; Sierra Club, et al. v. County of Contra Costa, et al., San Joaquin County Superior Court No. CV020073

2.                  Salisbury Island, Inc. v. Superior Court, et al., C.C.C. Superior Court No. N 03-1145

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

 

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