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, OCTOBER 21, 2003

 

The Board of Supervisors respects your time, and every attempt is made to accurately estimate when an item may be heard by the Board.  All times specified for items on the Board of Supervisors agenda are approximate.  Items may be heard later than indicated depending on the business of the day.  Your patience is appreciated.

 

PROJECTED

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

 

Inspirational Thought  -  “Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do.  So throw off the bowlines.  Sail away from the safe harbor.  Catch the trade winds in your sails.  Explore.  Dream.  Discover.”  ~Mark Twain 

 

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

Approved as listed.

                      

HOUSING AUTHORITY CONSENT ITEMS

 

HA.1            ACCEPT investment report of the Housing Authority of the County of Contra Costa for the quarter ending September 30, 2003, as required by SB564 (Ch 783).  (All Districts)          

            Approved as listed

 

9:35 A.M.

 

SHORT DISCUSSION ITEMSApproved as listed except as noted below:

 

SD.1            CONSIDER any Consent Items previously removed.

 

SD.2            HEARING to adopt Resolution No. 2003/555 authorizing election on a proposed increase in special tax amounts for additional funding for police protection in CSA P-2 (Zone A) (Blackhawk), related ordinance adoption and fixing a March 2, 2004 election.  (Howard Adler, Vice Chair, Blackhawk P2-A District) (District III)

           CLOSED the public hearing; ADOPTED Resolution No. 2003/555 authorizing election on a proposed increase in special tax amounts for additional funding for police protection in CSA P-2 , Zone A and fixing a March 2, 2004 election date; and ADOPTED Ordinance 2003-31 setting the fees for services , Blackhawk area.

 

SD.3            HEARING on the appeal of Luis Gonzalez (Appellant) from the decision of the County Abatement Officer declaring a public nuisance on property located at 780 B Port Chicago Highway, Bay Point, Costas and Theresa Papaioannou (Owners).  (Mike Silva, Building Inspection Department) (District V)

            CLOSED the public hearing; DENIED the appeal of Luis Gonzalez (Costas and Theresa Papaioanno, Owners) from the decision of the County Abatement Officer declaring a public nuisance on property located at 780 B Port Chicago Highway, Bay Point; AFFIRMED the determinations of the County Abatement Officer;  and DIRECTED the County Abatement Officer to proceed and perform the work of abatement in 30 days from the date of the mailing of the decision.

 

SD.4            HEARING on the appeal of John Maney (Owner) from the decision of the County Abatement Officer declaring a public nuisance on property located at 1079 and 1081 Palm Avenue, Martinez.  (Mike Silva, Building Inspection Department) (District II)

            CLOSED the public hearing; DENIED the appeal of John Maney (Owner) from the decision of the County Abatement Officer declaring a public nuisance on property located at 1079 and 1081 Palm Avenue, Martinez; AFFIRMED the determinations of the County Abatement Officer; and DIRECTED the County Abatement Officer to proceed and perform the work of abatement in 30 days from the date of mailing of the decision.

 

 

 

DELIBERATION ITEMS - Approved as listed except as noted below

 

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

 

Lisa Franzetti, Senior Coordinator,  People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), requesting that Rodeo consider changing it’s name from Rodeo to Unity;

                 Jon Toussant, resident of area known as Poet’s Corner in Pleasant Hill, regarding displeasure with the recent opening of the Crestwood Mental Health Rehabilitation Center.

 

D.2            ACCEPT oral presentation from the Long Term Care Integration Task Force on the pilot program, completion of planning phase, and establishment of Long Term Care Advisory Committee.  (Dr. Walker, Health Services Director and John Cullen, Employment and Human Services Director)  (All Districts)

           

 

Closed Session

 By unanimous vote, with all Supervisors present, the Board authorized the initiation of litigation in two cases. The defendants, the action and other particulars about the case will be disclosed upon inquiry once the case is formally commenced.

 

 

 

                                                                              

PROJECTED

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1:00 P.M.

D.3            HEARING on the appeal by Mark Armstrong for the San Ramon Valley YMCA (Applicant and Owner) of the San Ramon Valley Regional Planning Commission’s decision to deny a land use permit to construct a 40,300 square foot YMCA facility which includes an indoor and outdoor pool, airnasium and outdoor sports court requiring specified variances at the proposed site east of Danville Boulevard, Alamo area.  (Catherine Kutsuris, Community Development Department) (District III)

            CLOSED the public hearing on the appeal by Mark Armstrong for the San Ramon Valley YMCA (Applicant and Owner) of the San Ramon Valley Regional Planning Commission’s decision to deny a land use permit to construct a 40,300 square foot YMCA at the proposed site east of Danville Boulevard, Alamo area; DECLARED the Board’s intent to grant the appeal and approve the project with modifications to the Conditions of Approval as outlined today, this matter to return to the Board on October 28, 2003 at 10:00 a.m.

 

 

 

CONSENT ITEMS

 

(Items are subject to removal from Consent Calendar by request of any Supervisor or on request for discussion by a member of the public).

 

Road and Transportation

 

C.1           ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/633 approving and authorizing the Public Works Director to fully close a portion of Coventry Road on October 31, 2003 from 3:00 pm through 10:00 pm, for the purpose of a Halloween block party, Kensington area. (District I)

 

C.2           ADOPT Traffic Resolution No. 2003/4038 prohibiting parking at all times on the north side of Via Don Jose (Road No. 4437M) beginning at a point 46 feet east of the center line of Danville Boulevard (Road No. 5301A) and extending easterly a distance of 37 feet, Alamo area. (District III)

 

C.3           ADOPT Traffic Resolution No. 2003/4039 prohibiting parking at all times on the west side of Reef Point Court (Road No. 1785B) beginning at a point 225 feet south of the south curb extension of Reef Point Drive (Road No.1785B) and extending southerly a distance of 12 feet, Rodeo area. (District II)

 

Claims, Collections & Litigation

 

C.4      DENY claims of Kathleen A. Till; Jose and Karen Rodriguez; Brandon Neckritz; and Melissa M. Sutter.

 

C.5           AUTHORIZE and DIRECT the County Counsel to initiate legal action to recover monies owed for outstanding debts for services rendered by the County and costs of suit, as recommended by the County Administrator.  (All Districts)

           

Hearing Dates

 

C.6           ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/634 accepting the Engineer’s Report for County Service Area L-100, MS 030018 and fixing a hearing for December 9, 2003 at 9:30 a.m. to consider levying an assessment for additional parcels to be annexed, Walnut Creek area. (County Service Area L-100) (District II)

 

Appointments & Resignations

 

C.7           DECLARE vacant the Communications Center Managers’ Association alternate seat on the Emergency Medical Care Committee, DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy, and APPOINT Lisa Hoffman to the Sheriff’s Office alternate seat, as recommended by the Emergency Medical Care Committee.  (All Districts)

 

C.8      RE-APPOINT, in lieu of election, Robert Cecchini, Douglas Morris, and Russell Jackson as Trustees of Reclamation District 2024, Orwood Tract,  for terms ending December 2007 and Don Wagenet as Trustee for term ending December 2005, as recommended by the District Board.  (District III)

 

 C.9     RE-APPOINT, in lieu of election, Thomas E. Baldocchi as Trustee of Reclamation District 2065, Veale Tract, for term expiring December 2007, as recommended by the District Board.  (District III)

 

C.10           APPOINT Alicia Cardona, Angelica Leonardo and Marcus Bouligny and RE-APPOINT Meena Nair to the Countywide Youth Commission, DECLARE vacant the At-Large 5 seat previously held by Angelica Leonardo, and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy, as recommended by Supervisor Gioia.  (All Districts)

 

C.11           APPOINT Anne Kelly to the Group 4 Local Committee seat (Brentwood) on the Advisory Council on Aging, as recommended by the Advisory Council on Aging.  (District III)

 

C.12           APPOINT Celiaelena S. Meeks to the Group 4 Local Committee seat (Martinez) on the Advisory Council on Aging, as recommended by the Advisory Council on Aging.  (District II)

 

C.13           ACCEPT resignations of Joe Goglio and Steven Giacomi, DECLARE vacant Labor Representative 2 seat and Business Representative 14 seat on the Workforce Development Board, and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancies, as recommended by the Workforce Development Board.  (All Districts)

 

                                                                             

Appropriation Adjustments  - 2003/2004 FY

 

C.14           Sheriff/General Services (0255/0063):  AUTHORIZE new revenue in the amount of $10,281 from accumulated depreciation and APPROPRIATE to Fleet Services, and AUTHORIZE transfer of appropriations in the amount of $5,719 from the Sheriff to Fleet Services for the purchase of a replacement vehicle for the sheriff.  (All Districts) (Consider with C.54)

 

C.15    East Contra Costa Fire Protection District (7060):  AUTHORIZE additional revenue in the amount of $1,000 from donations and appropriate to East Contra Costa Fire Protection District for fire prevention public education materials.  (Districts III, V)

           

C.16    Library (0620, 0621):  AUTHORIZE additional revenue in the amount of $36,300 from donations and APPROPRIATE $32,150 for library materials and $4,150 for office expenses.  (All Districts)

 

C.17    General Services-Fleet Services (0063):  AUTHORIZE new revenue in the amount of $516,766 from accumulated depreciation and estimated salvage from 29 pieces of equipment and APPROPRIATE to Fleet Services to replace vehicles for the Sheriff’s Office on the Fiscal Year 2003/2004 Master Vehicle Replacement List.  (All Districts)

 

C.18    East Contra Costa Fire Protection District (7068):  AUTHORIZE additional revenue in the amount of $55,426 from City of Oakley fire developer fees and APPROPRIATE to East Contra Costa Fire Protection District Developer Fee for autos and trucks.  (Districts III, V)

 

C.19    Library (0621):  AUTHORIZE additional revenue in the amount of $4,013 from donations and APPROPRIATE for library materials, professional services, and minor equipment.  (All Districts)

 

Personnel Actions

 

C.20            CANCEL one Clerk-Experienced Level position in the Child Support Services Department.  (All Districts)

 

C.21            ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/635 implementing a voluntary reduction in hours for two Painter positions from full time to part time (20/40) to reduce the impact of a layoff.  (All Districts)

 

C.22            INCREASE the hours of one Board of Supervisors Assistant-General Secretarial from part time (24/40) to part time (32/40) in District IV.  (Budgeted) (District IV)

 

C.23    ADD four Engineer-Entry Level positions in the Public Works Department.  (Budgeted; Road Fund and Flood Control funds) (All Districts)

 

C.24            CANCEL one Departmental Account Clerk Manager position, ABANDON the class, and ADD one Account Clerk Supervisor position in the Public Works Department.  (Budgeted) (All Districts)

 

C.25            RECLASSIFY one Computer Operator III position to Information Systems Specialist II in the Department of Information Technology.  (Budgeted) (All Districts)

 

C.26           RECLASSIFY one Public Health Program Specialist I position to Departmental Community and Media Relations Coordinator in the Health Services Department.  (Budgeted, 100% Federal Bioterrorism Funds)  (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.27            APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Sheriff-Coroner, or designee, to execute contracts with the cities of Richmond and Vallejo, each to pay the County an amount not to exceed $150,000 to provide airborne law enforcement services for the period July 1, 2003 through June 30, 2004.  (100% city reimbursement) (District I)

 

Grants & Contracts -

 

C.28            APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, on behalf of the Workforce Development Board, to execute a contract amendment with the State of California Employment Development Department to increase the payment limit by $88,321 to a new payment limit of $3,851,505 due to an increase in Title I Workforce Investment Act Subgrant funds by the addition of Rapid Response “Bridge” and “Incentive” funding for rapid response employment services for the period April 1, 2002 through June 30, 2005.  (No County Match)  (All Districts)

 

C.29            APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, on behalf of the Workforce Development Board, to apply for and accept additional Title I Workforce Investment Act Rapid Response funding in an amount not to exceed $350,763 from the State of California Employment Development Department for Rapid Response baseline and special projects for fiscal year 2003/2004.  (No County Match)  (All Districts)

 

C.30            APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with First 5 Contra Costa Children and Families Commission to pay the County the amount of $243,000 to provide Home Visiting Program services, including early childhood education and child development services to children age 0-3 from low-income families who are not eligible for Head Start  for the period July 1, 2003 through June 30, 2004.  (No County Match)  (All Districts)

 

C.31            APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with West Contra Costa Unified School District to pay the County an amount not to exceed $7,000 to provide Outreach Immunization Clinics for 5th and 6th grade students for the period November 1, 2003 through June 30, 2004.  (No County Match)  (Districts I and II)

 

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

as noted for the purchase of equipment and/or services:

 

C.32            APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Purchasing Agent to issue a Purchase Order to IKON Office Solutions, Inc., in the amount of $65,492 to convert the existing payment imaging system at the Department of Child Support Services to a CASES-compatible version for future interface with the  Child Support Management System.  (100% State Conversion Allocation) (All Districts)

 

C.33            APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Development Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Abigail Fateman, effective October 22, 2003, to extend the term through February 28, 2004 and to increase the payment limit by $17,000 to a new payment limit of $42,000 to provide assistance in the preparation of a watershed atlas.  (Water Agency fund revenues) (All Districts)

 

C.34            APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the County Administrator to execute a contract with Public Pension Professionals, Inc., in the amount of $50,000 to continue to provide expert assistance on Retirement System matters for the period October 14, 2003 through October 13, 2004.  (Budgeted) (All Districts)

 

C.35            APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the General Services Director, or designee, to execute the Second Amendment to the consulting services agreement with Alpha Consulting Group, Inc., to increase the payment limit by $5,783 to a new payment limit of $32,483 for structural engineering services for the air conditioning system at the Crockett Community Center, 850 Pomona, Crockett, for the Public Works Department. (Budgeted) (District I)

 

C.36            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 County-wide 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)

 

C.37            APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Community Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Michael Liu in the amount of $32,000 to continue to provide computer technician and network support services for the period November 1, 2003 through April 30, 2004.  (Budgeted, 78% Federal Grant, 22% State Revenue for Child Development)  (All Districts)

 

Grants & Contracts -

 

C.38            APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with Ujima Family Recovery Services, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $490,412 to continue to provide CalWORKs Perinatal Treatment services for women at The Rectory for the period July 1, 2003 through June 30, 2004, with an automatic extension through December 31, 2004 in an amount not to exceed $245,206.  (Budgeted, 100% State CalWORKs)  (All Districts)

 

C.39            APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with New Connections, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $400,020 to continue to provide substance abuse prevention, intervention and treatment services for the period July 1, 2003 through June 30, 2004.  (Budgeted, 100% Federal Substance Abuse Prevention Treatment Block Grant)  (All Districts)

 

C.40            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 $319,375 to continue to provide intensive day treatment services to County-referred minors for the period July 1, 2003 through June 30, 2004, with an automatic extension through December 31, 2004 in an amount not to exceed $159,687.  (Budgeted, 50% Federal Midi-Cal, 45% State EPSDT, 5% County Match)  (All Districts)

 

C.41            APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with Early Childhood Mental Health Program, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $836,558 to continue to provide specialized mental health services to children and their families in West County for the period July 1, 2003 through June 30, 2004, with an automatic extension through December 31, 2004 in an amount not to exceed $418,279.   (Budgeted, 49% Federal Medi-Cal, 22% State EPSDT, 29% Mental Health Realignment)  (Districts I and II)

 

C.42            APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with Contra Costa Association for Retarded Citizens, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $480,341 to continue to provide a day treatment program for high-risk, delayed or emotionally disturbed children at the Lynn Center for the period July 1, 2003 through June 30, 2004, with an automatic extension through December 31, 2004 in an amount not to exceed $240,170.  (Budgeted, 49% Federal Medi-Cal, 19.5% State EPSDT, 31.5% Mental Health Realignment)  (All Districts)

 

C.43            APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with We Care Society, Inc. (dba Barbara Milliff Center), in an amount not to exceed $693,700 to continue to provide a day treatment program for high-risk, delayed or emotionally disturbed children for the period July 1, 2003 through June 30, 2004, with an automatic extension through December 31, 2004 in an amount not to exceed $346,600.  (Budgeted, 50% Federal Medi-Cal, 17% State EPSDT, 33% Mental Health Realignment)  (All Districts)

 

C.44            APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Patricia Carson Sussman in an amount not to exceed $93,800 to provide evaluation, organizational development and reorganization services to the Marketing, Member Services, and Outreach and Retention staff and functions for the Contra Costa Health Plan for the period October 1, 2003 through September 30, 2004.  (Budgeted, Enterprise II:  6.6% County, 93.4% Contra Costa Health Plan Member Premiums)  (All Districts)

 

C.45            APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute contracts to continue to provide obstetrics and gynecology services to Contra Costa Health Plan members for the period October 1, 2003 through September 30, 2004.  (Budgeted, Enterprise II:  6.6% County, 93.4% Contra Costa Health Plan Member Premiums)  (All Districts)

 

                 Contractor                         Amount not to Exceed

Mary Davenport, M.D.                          $  65,000

East Bay Perinatal Medical Associates           $150,000

 

C.46            APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with East Bay Nephrology Medical Group, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $65,000 to continue to provide nephrology/internal medicine services to Contra Costa Health Plan members for the period October 1, 2003 through September 30, 2004.  (Budgeted, Enterprise II:  6.6% County, 93.4% Contra Costa Health Plan Member Premiums)  (All Districts)

 

Grants & Contracts

 

C.47            APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Phoenix Programs, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $362,825 to continue to provide dual-diagnosis evaluation services to homeless clients of the Synergy Program for the period September 30, 2003 through September 29, 2004.  (Budgeted, 100% Federal SAMHSA)  (All Districts)

 

C.48            APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Agostini & Associates, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $900,000 to continue to provide nursing registry services for Contra Costa Regional Medical Center for the period November 1, 2003 through October 31, 2004.  (Budgeted, Enterprise I:  15.8% County, 84.2% Patient/Third Party Revenues)  (All Districts)

 

C.49            APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Delta Medical Consulting in an amount not to exceed $75,000 to provide physician recruitment services for Contra Costa Regional Medical Center for the period November 1, 2003 through November 30, 2004.  (Budgeted, Enterprise I:  15.8% County, 84.2% Patient/Third Party Revenues)  (All Districts)

 

C.50            APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a novation contract with Neighborhood House of North Richmond, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $229,460 to continue to provide substance abuse treatment services for County clients referred through the Bay Area Service Network Project for the period July 1, 2003 through June 30, 2005.  (Budgeted, 100% State Bay Area Service Network)  (All Districts)

 

C.51            APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with NSP, Inc., effective October 2, 2003, to increase the payment limit by $10,000 to a new payment limit of $386,500 to provide additional hours of temporary computer programmer and analyst services, with no change in the term of November 1, 2002 through October 31, 2003.  (Budgeted, Enterprise I:  15.8% County, 84.2% Patient/Third Party Revenues)  (All Districts)

 

C.52            APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Donn C. Hatcher in the amount of $77,500 for management training for the Leadership Development Program, for the period October 1, 2003 through April 1, 2004. (Public Works Department Overhead Funds: 50% Federal and State Funds, 35% Road Funds and 15% Flood Control District Funds) (All Districts)

 

Leases

 

C.53            APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the General Services Director, or designee, to execute an 18-month lease, commencing November 1, 2003, with the Balco Properties for the premises at 825 Arnold Drive, Bay 3, Martinez, as requested by the Health Services Department for Medical Information Systems staff and records storage and DETERMINE that the project is a California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Class 1(a) categorical exemption. (Department funding) (District II)

 

Other Actions

 

C.54            APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Purchasing Agent, or designee, to purchase a pick-up truck for the Sheriff-Coroner to replace a truck that was damaged beyond repair in an accident.  (All Districts) (Consider with C.14)

 

C.55            ACKNOWLEDGE receipt of the Treasurer’s Reconciliation Report as August 31, 2003, as requested by the 1992 Audit Management Letter of December 30, 1992.  (All Districts)

 

C.56            AUTHORIZE the Community Development Director to initiate a General Plan Amendment and Specific Plan review for Gale Ranch Phase IV project, Dougherty Valley area, as requested by Shapell Industries of Northern California.  (District III)

 

C.57            APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the County Administrator, or designee, to submit a Memorandum of Understanding on behalf of the County’s Zero Tolerance for Domestic Violence Initiative to the “Domestic Violence Prevention Enhancement and Leadership Through Alliances (DELTA) Program” supporting an application submitted by STAND! Against Domestic Violence to develop and implement a domestic violence primary prevention effort.  (All Districts)

 

                                                                         

Other Actions -

 

C.58            APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Sheriff-Coroner, or designee, to renew Cardroom License Number 6, known as “California Grand Casino,” Lamar V. Wilkinson, Owner, located at 5867 Pacheco Boulevard, Pacheco for the period November 26, 2003 through November 25, 2004.  (District IV)

 

C.59            ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/636 establishing candidate statement fees for the March 2, 2004 Primary Election and the November 2, 2004 Elections, as recommended by the Clerk-Recorder (Registrar of Voters).  (All Districts)

 

C.60            DIRECT the Community Development Department together with the Health Services Department, including Division of Environmental Health and other appropriate partners, to create a list of parcel addresses and a map of parcels in Unincorporated North Richmond and City of Richmond portion of North Richmond that do not have weekly garbage service from Richmond Sanitary Service and do not have an exemption from garbage service, as recommended by Supervisor Gioia.  (District I)

 

C.61            TERMINATE the emergency action originally taken by the Board of Supervisors on June 17, 2003 regarding the repair of the San Ramon Creek Storm Drainage at Casa Vallecita, as recommended by the Chief Engineer, Flood Control and Water Conservation District, Alamo area. (Flood Control Zone 3B Funds) (District III)

 

C.62            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.63            ADOPT Resolution No. 2003/637 accepting as complete the contracted work performed by Bruce Carone Grading & Paving, Inc., for the Home Base Center site at the George Miller Center, 3020 Grant Street, Concord and the Staff Resource Center site at the Antioch Fairgrounds, 1203 W. Tenth Street, Antioch for the Community Services Department, as recommended by the General Services Director. (Districts IV and V)

 

C.64            APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, and the Workforce Development Board to jointly submit the Workforce Investment Act Strategic Five-Year Plan, Fourth-Year Local Plan Modification for Title I of the Workforce Investment Act of 1998 to the State of California Employment Development Department, and AUTHORIZE the Chair, Board of Supervisors, to sign the Fourth Year Local Plan Modification.  (All Districts)

 

C.65            APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a hold harmless agreement indemnifying Pittsburg Unified School District for use of its facility located at 250 School Street, Pittsburg, for afterschool programs and youth meetings for the period October 1, 2003 through June 30, 2004.  (District V)

 

C.66            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.67            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.68            APPROVE recommendations of the County Planning Commission to allow proposed residential improvements that will encroach upon two "scenic easement" deed-restricted areas on Lot 5 of Subdivision 7023 (Clayton Valley Farms), Morgan Territory Road, Clayton area.  (District III)

 

Redevelopment Agency

 

C.69            APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Redevelopment Director to execute a contract with the San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District (BART) to allow BART to transfer to the County Redevelopment Agency an amount up to $216,948 for removal of the existing park/ride facility on the Iron Horse Corridor. (District IV)

 

 

 

Redevelopment Agency -

 

C.70            APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Redevelopment Director, or designee, to execute a contract with LCA Town Planning and Architects, in an amount not to exceed $151,500  for land use and community outreach services relative to Downtown El Sobrante General Plan Amendment for the period October 20, 2003 through June 30, 2004.  (District I) 

 

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.

 

Finance Committee

10-27-03

Cancelled

See above

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

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

 

 

 

 

                                            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, October 21, 2003, 9:00 a.m. and thereafter

 

Board Chambers Room 107 and Room 105

Administration Building,

651 Pine Street, Martinez, California

 

 

 

A.                 CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATORS

 

1.          Agency Negotiators: Leslie Knight, Kathy Ito, and Keith Fleming.

 

Employee Organizations: Contra Costa County Employees’ Assn., Local No. 1; Am. Fed., State, County, & Mun. Empl., Locals 512 and 2700; Calif. Nurses Assn.; Service Empl. Int’l Union, Local 535; District Attorney’s Investigators Assn.; Deputy Sheriffs Assn.; United Prof. Firefighters, Local 1230; Physicians’ & Dentists’ Org. of Contra Costa; Western Council of Engineers; United Chief Officers Assn.; Service Empl. Int’l Union Health Care Workers, Local No. 250, and East County Firefighters’ Assn.

 

2.          Agency Negotiators:  Leslie Knight, Kathy Ito, and John Sweeten.

 

Unrepresented Employees: All unrepresented agency management employees   (Resolution No. 2000/372 including its Exhibits), unrepresented nursing classification employees, and all other unrepresented agency employees.

 

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

1.       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

  1. Claim of Anthony Bourdakis, Claim No. 53055 S
  2. Maria Toledo v Contra Costa County, C.C.C. Superior Court No. C 03-022351
  3. Debra Fernandez v Kone, Inc., et al., C.C.C. Superior Court No. C 03-01634
  4. Evelyn Ivey v. Contra Costa County, W.C.A.B. No. WCK 00179673
  5. Michael Smith v. Contra Costa County, W.C.A.B. No. WCK 0064538

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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