CONTRA COSTA COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

 

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

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

 

A G E N D A

TUESDAY          JULY 26, 2005

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

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PROJECTED

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10:00 A.M.      Convene, call to order and opening ceremonies.

There were no Closed Session announcements

 

Inspirational Thought  -  “Everybody needs beauty as well as bread, places to play and pray in, where Nature may heal and cheer and give strength to body and soul alike.”  ~John Muir

 

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

                      

HOUSING AUTHORITY CONSENT ITEMS    Approved as listed.

 

HA.1    APPROVE the Energy Efficiency-Based Utility Allowance Schedule and AUTHORIZE the Housing Authority Executive Director to implement changes to the Standard Utility Allowance Schedule currently being used.  (No fiscal impact)  (All Districts)

 

SHORT DISCUSSION ITEMS - The Board will consider and take action on the following items:   Approved as listed except as noted below:

 

SD.1    CONSIDER any Consent Items previously removed.

 

SD.2    HEARING to adopt Resolution No. 2005/469 accepting tabulation of mail-in ballots, confirming diagram and assessment, and authorizing the levy of street light charges for Subdivision 8331, County Service Area L-100, Danville area. (County Service Area L-100 Funds) (Eileen Doten, Public Works Department) (District III)

CLOSED the public hearing and ADOPTED Resolution No. 2005/469 accepting tabulation of mail-in ballots, confirming diagram and assessment, and authorizing the levy of street light charges for Subdivision 8331, County Service Area L-100, Danville area.

 

 

SD.3    HEARING to adopt Resolution No. 2005/470 confirming the Final Engineer’s Report for Contra Costa County, Discovery Bay West Parking District, Subdivision 7686 Fiscal Year 2005/2006 to levy and collect annual assessments of parking maintenance fees, Discovery Bay area. (Discovery Bay West Parking District, Subdivision 7686 Funds) (Eileen Doten, Public Works Department) (District III)

CLOSED the public hearing; and ADOPTED Resolution No. 2005/470 confirming the Final Engineer’s Report for Contra Costa County, Discovery Bay West Parking District, Subdivision 7686 Fiscal Year 2005/2006 to levy and collect annual assessments of parking maintenance fees, Discovery Bay area.

 

SD.4    HEARING to adopt Resolution No. 2005/471 confirming the Final Engineer’s Report for County Service Area L-100 for Fiscal Year 2005/2006, to levy annual street lighting charges to be placed on the tax roll for Fiscal Year 2005/2006, Countywide. (County Service Area L-100 Funds) (Eileen Doten, Public Works Department) (All Districts)

CLOSED the public hearing; and ADOPTED Resolution No. 2005/471 confirming the Final Engineer’s Report for County Service Area L-100 for Fiscal Year 2005/2006, to levy annual street lighting charges to be placed on the tax roll for Fiscal Year 2005/2006, Countywide.

 

SD.5    HEARING to adopt Resolution No. 2005/472 confirming the Final Engineer’s Report for County Service Area M-28 for Fiscal Year 2005/2006; to levy annual water service charges to be placed on the tax roll for Fiscal Year 2005/2006, Bethel Island area. (County Service Area M-28) (Eileen Doten, Public Works Department) (District V)

CLOSED the public hearing; and ADOPTED Resolution No. 2005/472 confirming the Final Engineer’s Report for County Service Area M-28 for Fiscal Year 2005/2006; to levy annual water service charges to be placed on the tax roll for Fiscal Year 2005/2006, Bethel Island area.

 

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:

 

The following individuals spoke requesting the Board to review the possibility of adding Bailey Road between Bay Point and Concord in the TRANSPLAN as a future Class 2 Bicycle Facility;

 

Bruce Olsen, Pittsburg resident;  Norma Siegfried, Bay Point resident;  Vicki Zumwatt, Bay point resident;

 

Theresa Karr, 3478 Buskirk, Suite 1034, Pleasant Hill resident, requesting the Board to adopt a Resolution requesting the state legislature to pass AB 438 (Parra) (This Bill seeks to clarify and update Megan’s Law in order to allow rental housing providers to use the internet database to protect residents from dangerous sex offenders).

 

 

D.2      CONSIDER adopting Ordinance No. 2005-17, introduced on June 28, 2005 and adding Chapter 720-8 to the Ordinance Code to establish a residential rental unit inspection program in the unincorporated area of the County; and conducting a public hearing on adoption of rental unit inspection and re-inspection fees and self-certification application fees, as specified.  (Carlos Baltodano, Building Inspection Director) (All Districts)

CLOSED the public hearing on adoption of rental unit inspection and re-inspection fees and self-certification application fees; and ADOPTED Ordinance No. 2005-17 as introduced on June 28, 2005 and adding Chapter 720-8 to the Ordinance Code to establish a residential rental unit inspection program in the unincorporated area of the County; and DIRECTED a report back to the Board in one year examining progress and any potential modifications recommended.

 

 

D.3      CONSIDER accepting report on the Voluntary Clean Air Plan for North Central Contra Costa County; authorizing Supervisors Uilkema and DeSaulnier to sign letters transmitting the Plan to city councils and school districts requesting that they adopt the plan and support certain changes in the policies of regional agencies that will help implement the plan; directing the Community Development Director to provide a report on the responses received to the Board’s requests and to work with the Bay Area Air Quality Management District and the Metropolitan Transportation Commission on items related to funding opportunities that will help implement the plan.  (Hillary Heard, Community Development Department) (Districts II, III, IV)

ACCEPTED report on the Voluntary Clean Air Plan for North Central Contra Costa County (see Exhibit A); AUTHORIZED Supervisor Uilkema and Supervisor DeSaulnier to sign letters transmitting the Plan to City Councils and School Districts requesting that they adopt the plan and support certain changes in the policies of regional agencies that will help implement the plan (see Exhibit B); DIRECTED the Community Development Director to provide a report on the responses received to the Board’s requests and to work with the Bay Area Air Quality Management District (Air District) and the Metropolitan Transportation Commision (MTC) on items related to funding opportunities that will help implement the plan.

 

D.4      CONSIDER accepting informational report from the Community Health Initiative on diesel pollution released in Inner West County, and any actions to be taken.  (Supervisor Gioia; Community Health Initiative)  (District I)

ACCEPTED “Deluged by Diesel: Health Solutions for West County” report and presentation prepared by the North Richmond Community Health Initiative, County Health Department, Neighborhood House of North Richmond, Pacific Institute, and West County Toxics Coalition and DETERMINED whether Board action is needed in response to the reports’ outcomes and recommendations; DIRECTED Health Services Department to facilitate a “working group” consisting of community groups, businesses and agencies for railroads, trucks, A.C. Transit, ships, someone from the Industry, Contra Costa Health Department, Air District staff, the California Air Resources Board and a representative from various parts of the Inner West County as defined

 

D.5      CONSIDER recommendations from the Finance Committee on options to amend the provisions of the Election Campaign Ordinance related to elections for the Office of Supervisor and candidate reporting requirements; CONSIDER introducing ordinance, waiving first reading, and setting August 2, 2005 for adoption.  (Supervisor Gioia) (All Districts)

ACCEPTED recommendations from the Finance Committee on options to amend the provision of the Election Campaign Ordinance related to elections for the Office of Supervisor and candidate reporting requirements, and DIRECTED County Counsel to return to the Board on August 2, 2005, with version B of the Draft Ordinance Provision finalized to include an increase in the self-funding limit from $25,000 to $50,000 in the event that independent expenditures on behalf of an opponent exceed $75,000, and to include an increase in the voluntary campaign limit from $750 to $1,675 per campaign cycle.

 

 

Closed Session

 

1:00 P.M.

 

D.6      HEARING on the recommendations of the County Planning Commission regarding a proposal to rezone and adopt a preliminary and final development plan with specified amendments, for the 640-acre Rodeo Redevelopment Project Area.  (County File Nos. RZ043152, DP043101, SP040002 and SP020001) (Kristine Solseng, Community Development Department) (District II)

CLOSED the public hearing on the Rodeo Downtown/Waterfront Specific Plan Amendments and the rezoning for the Rodeo Redevelopment Area from Single-Family Residential/Two Family Residential/Multiple-Family Residential/Retail Business/Neighborhood Business/Light Industrial/Planned Unit District to zoning of Planned Unit Development; FOUND the addendum to the Final Environmental Impact Report (FEIR) prepared for the Specific Plan boundary change amendment as adequate and in compliance with the California Environmental Quality Act; APPROVED the Addendum to the  FEIR; FOUND the Negative Declaration for the Rezoning, Final Development Plan, and Specific Plan Amendment as adequate and in compliance with California Environmental Quality Act and ADOPTED said declaration; APPROVED the Specific Plan Amendment as recommended by the County Planning Commission to change the boundary of the Specific Plan; APPROVED the Specific Plan Amendment as recommended by the County Planning Commission to make minor modification to the development standards; APPROVED the P-1 Rezoning and Final Development Plan application subject to the proposed modified Condition of Approval and; ADOPTED Ordinance No. 2005-23 giving effect to said rezoning; and DIRECTED the Community Development Department to file the Notice of Determination and pay the filing fees to the County Clerk.

 

 

D.7      HEARING on a General Plan Amendment to rezone from Planned Unit District (P-1) to a revised Planned Unit District and amend the Final Development Plan for the 152-acre Discovery Bay West project site located approximately 1,000 feet east of the intersection of Bixler Road and Balfour Road, Discovery Bay area.  (Hoffmann Land Development Company-Applicant & Owner) (County File Nos. GP030007, RZ043142 and DP043019) (Catherine Kutsuris, Community Development Department) (District III)  

CLOSED the public hearing on a General Plan Amendment to Rezone from Planned Unit District (P-1) to a Revised Planned Unit District and an Amendment to the Final Development Plan for the Discovery Bay West Project; FOUND the Mitigated Negative Declaration to be adequate for compliance with the California Environmental Quality Act and ADOPTED the Mitigated Negative Declaration and the Mitigation Monitoring Program; ACCEPTED the recommendation of the East County Regional Planning Commission (ECRPRC), as contained in its Resolution No. 14-2005; ADOPTED the Discovery Bay West Village V General Plan Amendment, including the change to the Land Use Element Map and clarifying text amendment for policies related to Discovery Bay West, and include the adoption of the General Plan Amendment as the 2nd Consolidated General Plan Amendment for 2005, as amended today to revise a) Condition of Approval No. 47 to clarify that storage of boats and recreational vehicles was almost allowable, and to provide for a mechanism to collect and annual fee to support increased marine patrol services should a marina be constructed and b) Condition of Approval No. 20 in regard to reservation of land for construction of a public use facility from the year 2013 to 2015; ADOPTED the Rezoning of the subject site from P-1 Planned Unit District: ADOPTED Ordinance No. 2005-20 giving effect to the Rezoning; APPROVED the Final Development Plan Amendment; ADOPTED Resolution No. 2005/369 noting the aforesaid findings, acceptances and approvals as the basis for the Board’s action; and DIRECTED the Community Development Department to post the Notice of Determination with the County Clerk.

 

Adjourn in memory of D. Freda Ericksen-Thurston and Myrtle R. Curtin

 

 

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. 2005/473 approving and authorizing the Public Works Director to fully  close a portion of Pomona Street on August 6 through August 7, 2005 from 5:00 a.m. through 8:00 p.m., for the purpose of an Art and Wine Festival, Crockett area. (District II)

 

C.2     ADOPT Resolution No. 2005/474 approving and authorizing the Public Works Director to fully close a portion of Third Street on July 30, 2005 from 8:00 a.m. through 4:00 p.m., for the purpose of the North Richmond Community Fair, North Richmond area. (District I)

 

C.3     ADOPT Resolution No. 2005/475 approving and authorizing the Public Works Director to fully close a portion of San Pablo Dam Road on September 18, 2005 from 7:00 a.m. through 7:00 p.m., for the purpose of the El Sobrante Stroll, El Sobrante area. (District I)

 

C.4     ADOPT Traffic Resolution No. 2005/4127 prohibiting parking at all times on the east side of Imhoff Place, beginning at a point 30 feet south of the centerline of Imhoff Drive, then extending southerly for 200 feet, Martinez area.  (District II)

 

C.5      ADOPT Traffic Resolution No. 2005/4128 prohibiting parking at all times on the west side of Imhoff Place, beginning at a point 45 feet south of the centerline of Imhoff Drive, then extending southerly for 205 feet, Martinez area.  (District II)

 

C.6      ADOPT Traffic Resolution No. 2005/4129 prohibiting parking at all times on the on the east side of Blum Road, beginning at a point 38 feet north of the centerline of Imhoff Drive, then extending northerly for 125 feet, Martinez area.  (District II)

 

C.7     ADOPT Traffic Resolution No. 2005/4130 rescinding Traffic Resolution No. 2524 and declaring parking for the loading and unloading of passengers (white curb) for ten minutes, from 7:00 AM to 4:00 PM on school days, on the west side of Arlington Boulevard starting at a point 36 feet north of the centerline of Highland Avenue and extending northerly for 30 feet, Richmond area.  (District I)

 

C.8     ADOPT Traffic Resolution No. 2005/4131 rescinding Traffic Resolution No. 3990 and declaring parking for the loading and unloading of passengers (white curb) for ten minutes, from 7:00 AM to 4:00 PM on school days, on the north side of Hazel Avenue starting at a point 55 feet west of the centerline of Mira Vista Avenue and extending westerly for 135 feet, Richmond area.  (District I)

 

C.9     ADOPT Traffic Resolution No. 2005/4132 rescinding Traffic Resolution Nos. 2675 and 3755, and restricting parking to 30 minutes (green curb), from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM daily, on the north side of Pomona Street starting at a point 94 feet east of the centerline of Sixth Avenue and extending easterly for 40 feet, Crockett area.  (District II)

 

Engineering Services

 

C.10    DA 02-00012:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2005/476 accepting drainage improvement agreement for Windemere Phase III Detention Basin for project being developed by Windemere BLC Land Company, L.L.C., San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.11    DA 02-00012:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2005/477 accepting offer of dedication for drainage purposes for Windemere Phase III Detention Basin for project being developed by Windemere BLC Land Company, L.L.C., San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.12    RA 04-01166:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2005/478 approving the subdivision agreement (right-of-way landscaping) for project being developed by Windemere BLC Land Company, LLC as recommended by the Public Works Director, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

C.13    RA 04-01166:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2005/479 approving the road improvement agreement for Windemere Phase IV Trails/Access Roads for project 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.14    SD 98-08135:  ADOPT Resolution No. 2005/480 accepting completion of warranty period and release of cash deposit for right-of-way landscaping project being developed by Shapell Industries of Northern California, San Ramon (Dougherty Valley) area. (District III)

 

Special Districts & County Airports

 

C.15    ADOPT the Buchanan Field Airport Development Project, Sally Ride East Mitigated Negative Declaration and Mitigation Monitoring Program in compliance with the California Environmental Quality Act; and APPROVE the project, Concord area, as recommended by the Public Works Director. (Airport Enterprises Funds) (District IV)

 

C.16    ADOPT the previously certified City of Antioch’s Environmental Impact Report for the East Lone Tree Specific Plan in compliance with the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA); ADOPT Addendum to the Lindsey Basin Expansion Project Mitigated Negative Declaration in compliance with CEQA; APPROVE the East Antioch Creek Realignment Project; and AUTHORIZE the Chief Engineer, Flood Control and Water Conservation District, or designee, to issue flood control encroachment permits and conduct real property transactions, Antioch area. (Drainage Area 56 Funds)  (District V)

 

C.17    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Public Works Director, or designee, to execute a contract with GEOLEX, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $70,000, to act as General Manager of the Hillcrest Heights Geologic Hazard Abatement District (GHAD) for the period August 1, 2005 to July 31, 2008, El Sobrante area. (Hillcrest Heights GHAD Funds) (District I)

 

C.18    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Chair, Board of Supervisors, to terminate the existing Cooperative Management Agreement with Ambrose Recreation and Park District, effective June 30, 2005, and execute a new Cooperative Management Agreement, subject to annual fiscal appropriation determined by the Board of Supervisors, to provide landscape maintenance services for the period July 1, 2005 until terminated by either party, Bay Point area. (Lighting and Landscape District (LL-2) Funds)(District V)

 

C.19    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Fire Chief, Contra Costa County Fire Protection District, to execute an Interagency Agreement with the Contra Costa County Health Services Department-Emergency Medical Services Division in an amount not to exceed $720,000 for the provision of First Responder Paramedic Program services for the period July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2006.  (Revenue accrues to Fire District) (All Districts) (Consider with C.49)

 

Claims, Collections & Litigation

 

C.20    DENY claims of Robert Weiner and Susan Light; Kristine M. Gromacki; Peggy Ivy and Brock Nethery.  (All Districts)

 

Hearing Dates

 

C.21    FIX August 16, 2005 at 9:30 a.m. for public hearing to consider and adopt findings of Assessor Use Code maintenance cost recovery, as recommended by the County Administrator.  (All Districts)

 

Honors & Proclamations

 

C.22    ADOPT Resolution No. 2005/481 congratulating Dr. Helen Carr on being named Chancellor of the Contra Costa Community College District and thanking her for the years of service she has already contributed to the Community College District, as recommended by Supervisors Gioia and Uilkema.  (All Districts)

 

Ordinances

 

C.23    INTRODUCE ordinance to amend County Ordinance Code section 52-3.703 to be consistent with the State Gambling Control Act, which states that a county “shall not” issue a card room permit to an applicant who would be disqualified from holding a state gambling license for reasons specified in state law, and retaining the Board’s discretion to deny a permit on the basis that the applicant is not of good moral character; WAIVE reading; and fix August 2, 2005 for adoption, as recommended by the Internal Operations Committee.  (All Districts)

 

Appointments & Resignations

 

C.24    RE-APPOINT Georgiana Medeiros to the District II-B seat and Judy Clayton to the District II-C seat on the Alcohol and Other Drugs Advisory Board, as recommended by Supervisor Uilkema.  (District II)

 

C.25    ACCEPT resignation of Mindell Penn from the Hazardous Materials Commission, DECLARE vacant City Seat #2 Alternate, and DIRECT the Clerk of the Board to post the vacancy, as recommended by the Hazardous Materials Commission.  (All Districts)

 

Appropriation Adjustments  - 2004/2005 FY

 

C.26    Library (0620, 0621):  APPROVE Appropriations and Revenue Adjustment 5288 authorizing new revenue in Library Administration and Community Services in the amount of $34,942 from donations and grants and appropriating it for library materials and programs.  (All Districts)

 

C.27    Public Works-CDD/PWD Joint Review Fee (0350):  APPROVE Appropriations and Revenue Adjustment No. 5267 authorizing new revenue in the amount of $301,500 from processing/inspection fees, and appropriating it for unanticipated expenditures in the Fiscal Year 2004/2005 budget.  (All Districts)

 

C.28    Community Development/Building Inspection (Various Budget Units):  APPROVE Appropriations and Revenue Adjustment No. 5262 authorizing reductions of and revenues in the amount of $6,826,803 for the HOME Investment Partnerships Act Program, $598,858 for the Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS Program, and $1,710,308 for the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program; and authorizing new revenue in the amount of $328,647 and appropriating it to the Building Inspection Department’s CDBG Neighborhood Preservation Program to more accurately reflect anticipated expenditures for fiscal year 2004/2005.  (All Districts)

 

Appropriation Adjustments  - 2005/2006 FY

 

C.29    Health Services Enterprise Funds (0860, 0861):  APPROVE Appropriations and Revenue Adjustments Nos. 5000 and 5001 to transfer appropriations and revenues in the amount of $84,529,895 from the Contra Costa Health Plan Enterprise Fund (146000) to the Contra Costa Health Plan – Community Plan Enterprise Fund (146100) to reflect the Board-approved reassignment of the Community Plan to a non-Medi-Cal managed care plan.  (All Districts)

 

Intergovernmental Relations

 

C.30    ACCEPT report on San Luis Drain Feature Re-evaluation Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS), and AUTHORIZE staff to comment on the draft EIS, and continue to oppose building a drain to the Delta, as recommended by the Transportation, Water and Infrastructure Committee.  (All Districts)

 

Personnel Actions

 

C.31    ADOPT Resolution No. 2005/482 amending Resolution No. 2005/370 to adjust the effective date of abolishment for positions in the George Miller Center program, as recommended by the County Administrator.  (All Districts)

 

C.32    ADOPT Resolution No. 2005/483 approving agreement between the County and the Deputy Sheriffs’ Association to provide Investigative Differential for the Human Rights Commission [sic] Human Relations Commission position in the Sheriffs’ Administrative and Community Services Bureau.  (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.33    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the County Administrator, or designee, on behalf of the Community Services Department, to submit an application to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families in the amount of $75,000 for the Head Start Oral Health Initiative for calendar year 2005.  (20% In-Kind Match)  (All Districts)

 

C.34    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with the State of California Managed Risk Medical Insurance Board in an amount not to exceed $2,747,500 to continue to provide Healthy Families Program services; and to execute subsequent amendments that do not change the payment limit of $2,747,500 for the period July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2008.  (No County match)  (All Districts)

 

C.35    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with the State of California Managed Risk Medical Insurance Board in an amount not to exceed $600 to provide non-federally funded Healthy Families Program services; and to execute subsequent amendments that do not change the payment limit of $600 for the period July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2008.  (No County match)  (All Districts)

 

C.36    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute an Interagency Agreement with Lafayette School District to pay the County an amount not to exceed $2,500 to provide the Outreach Tuberculosis Testing Program for Lafayette School District employees and volunteers at Stanley Middle School for the period August 22 through August 31, 2005.  (No County match)  (District II)

 

C.37    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to accept Ryan White Title III Early Intervention Planning Grant funding from the United States Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration in an amount not to exceed $334,736 for continuation and expansion of outpatient medical services to low income HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) positive recipients of medical services in West Contra Costa County for the period July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2006.  (No County match)  (Districts I and II)

 

C.38    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, on behalf of the County, cities and other homeless service providers, to submit a consolidated application for McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance funding to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development in an amount not to exceed $10,000,000 to provide supportive housing and services to homeless individuals and families in Contra Costa County for fiscal year 2006/2007.  (No County Match)  (All Districts)

 

C.39    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with West Contra Costa Unified School District in an amount not to exceed $15,000 for the Pegasus Project providing health education and mentoring services to students at Richmond High School for the period October 1, 2004 through June 30, 2005.  (No County Funds)  (District I)

 

C.40    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Mt. Diablo Unified School District in an amount not to exceed $20,000 to continue to provide professional mental health intervention services to certain special education students for the period July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2006.  (No County match)  (Districts II, III, IV and V)

 

C.41    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the County Librarian to apply for and execute contracts to accept $10,000 each from Washington Mutual Corporate Giving and Vodafone-U.S. Foundation to fund Like the Movie ?  Read the Book!  Teens Read 2005 Program.  (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.42    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Sheriff-Coroner, or designee, to execute a contract with Global Security Management Agency in an amount not to exceed $150,000 to develop a terrorism strategic response plan for the period July 1 through December 31, 2005.  (100% California Department of Homeland Security funds) (All Districts)

 

C.43    AUTHORIZE the Deputy Director-Redevelopment, or designee, to execute a Community Development Block Grant project agreement amendment with Community Housing Development Corporation of North Richmond to increase the number of properties to be rehabilitated from three to five.  (No fiscal impact) (District I)

 

C.44    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Assistant County Administrator-Director of Human Resources, or designee, to execute a contract, including indemnification language changes, with Industrial Employers and Distributors’ Association in an amount not to exceed $170,000 to continue to provide labor relations and negotiation services for the period July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2006.  (100% County, Budgeted) (All Districts)

 

C.45    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Risk Manager to execute a contract with Environmental and Occupational Risk Management, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $213,556 to provide professional on-site environmental health and safety consulting services for the period July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2006.  (69% Workers’ Compensation Trust Fund, 31% County) (All Districts)

 

C.46    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Chief Information Officer of the Department of Information Technology, or designee, to execute a contract with Unified TelData, Inc., in the amount of $119,600 to provide installation and training of an Automatic Call Distribution/Integrated Voice Response Call Center for the Employment and Human Services Department and Treasurer-Tax Collector’s Office.  (100% User Fees; Budgeted) (All Districts)

 

C.47    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Sheriff-Coroner, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Antonio M. Gallo, effective July 1, 2004, to increase the payment limit by $1,638 to a new payment limit of $28,678 to provide landscape instruction at the Peace Officer Monument with no change in the term through June 30, 2005.  (100% Inmate Welfare Fund) (All Districts)

 

C.48    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the County Administrator, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with the City of Walnut Creek to extend the ending date from March 1 through December 30, 2005 and increase the payment limit by $20,000 to a new payment limit of $106,157 for Miller & Van Eaton, LLP, to provide additional informal negotiations services with Comcast for the renewal of its Cable television licenses.  (Cable franchise fees/renewal fees) (All Districts)

 

C.49    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute an Interagency Agreement with the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District in an amount not to exceed $720,000 to provide First Responder Paramedic Program services for the period July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2006.  (100% CSA EM-1 Measure H Funds) (All Districts) (Consider with C.19) 

 

C.50    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the County Administrator, or designee, on behalf of the Community Services Department, to execute a contract amendment with Antioch Partnership for Quality Childcare, Inc. (dba Kid’s Club), to increase the payment limit by $16,520 to a new payment limit of $99,120 to provide State preschool childcare services to an additional four children with no change in the term of July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2006.  (Budgeted, 100% State)  (All Districts)

 

C.51    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Employment and Human Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Electronic Data Systems, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $475,545 to continue to provide Welfare Case Data System maintenance as a component of the CalWIN (California Works Information Network) system for the period July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2006.  (Budgeted, 40% Federal, 40% State, 20% County)  (All Districts)

 

C.52    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Toyon Associates, Inc., effective July 1, 2005, to amend the service plan to include additional services with regard to Medicare/Medi-Cal crossover bad debt recovery for the Medicare audit, with no change in the payment limit of $50,000 and no change in the term of January 1 through December 31, 2005.  (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 12.3% County, 87.7% Patient/Third Party Revenues)  (All Districts)

 

C.53    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with West Contra Costa Unified School District in an amount not to exceed $50,000 to continue to provide wraparound services to severely emotionally disturbed children for the period July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2006.  (Budgeted, 50% Federal Medi-Cal, 50% State Early Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment funds)  (Districts I and II)

 

C.54    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Travel Nurse Across America, LLC, in an amount not to exceed $500,000 to continue to provide nursing registry services at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center and Health Centers for the period July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2006.  (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 12.3% County, 87.7% Patient/Third Party Revenues)  (All Districts)

 

C.55    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with LocumTenens.com, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $100,000 to continue to provide temporary absence coverage psychiatrists to provide psychiatric services at the outpatient mental health clinics for the period July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2006.  (Budgeted, 100% Mental Health Realignment)  (All Districts)

 

C.56    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Nazia R. Choudhury, M.D., in an amount not to exceed $975,000 to provide professional anesthesiology services at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center and Health Centers for the period July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2008.  (Budgeted, Enterprise I: 12.3% County, 87.7% Patient/Third Party Revenues)  (All Districts)

 

C.57    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Total HealthCare Management, Inc., effective July 1, 2005, to increase the payment limit by $250,000 to a new payment limit of $375,000 for additional claims processing and negotiation services with no change in the term of December 1, 2004 through November 30, 2005.  (Budgeted, Vendor paid 25% of savings obtained by processing of claims)  (All Districts)

 

C.58    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with STARS, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $450,000 to continue to provide mental health services to seriously emotionally disturbed children in West County for the period July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2006, including an automatic extension through December 31, 2006 in the amount of $225,000.  (Budgeted, 50% Federal Medi-Cal, 50% State EPSDT)  (Districts I and II)

 

C.59    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with New Connections, Inc., effective June 1, 2005, to increase the payment limit by $7,684 to a new payment limit of $333,362 to provide support services including case management and transportation for additional County residents with HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) disease, with no change in the term of March 1, 2004 through February 28, 2006.  (Budgeted, 100% Federal)  (All Districts)

 

C.60    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract amendment with Desarrollo Familiar, Inc., effective May 1, 2005, to increase the payment limit by $4,321 to a new payment limit of $84,021 to provide additional mental health services including conducting focus groups for Spanish-speaking CalWORKs (California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids) participants, with no change in the term of July 1, 2004 through June 30, 2005, and no change in the automatic extension payment limit of $39,850 and automatic extension term through December 31, 2005.

             (Budgeted, 94.9% State CalWORKs, 5.1% Proposition 63)  (All Districts)

C.61    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a contract with Lisa Booker, R.N., in an amount not to exceed $78,578 to continue to provide outreach and expansion of mental health services to client populations to reflect diversity and alleviate disparities in accessibility and availability of services for the period July 1, 2005 through June 30, 2006.  (Budgeted, 100% State Mental Health Services Act)  (All Districts)

 

Leases

 

C.62    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the General Services Director to execute a lease amendment with DVK Realty Ventures, Inc., commencing August 1, 2005, to expand the lessor’s responsibilities to include janitorial services for the premises at 1275 Hall Avenue, Richmond, occupied by the Employment and Human Services Department.  (Annual cost reduction of $91,000) (District I)

 

Other Actions

 

C.63    APPROVE, subject to specified conditions, an application to allow two 5,000 gallon water tanks within a scenic easement on a 52-acre parcel located at 30 Quail Crossing, Moraga area, and FIND that the project is a California Environmental Quality Act, Section 15304 Class 4 exemption, as recommended by the Community Development Director.  (County File #MS92-0017M) (Buckley Real Estate, Applicant and Owner) (Developer Fees) (District II)

 

C.64    RESCIND existing Land Conservation Contract No. 14-73 affecting Assessor’s Parcel No. 204-120-017 and APPROVE new Land Conservation Contract No. 05-0003, relating to land owned by Roger and Laurie Dainer, as recommended by the Community Development Director.  (District III)

 

C.65    RESCIND existing Land Conservation Contract No. 13-74 affecting Assessor’s Parcel No. 205-020-011 and APPROVE new Land Conservation Contract No. 05-0004, relating to land owned by Daniel and Kelly Cochran, as recommended by the Community Development Director.  (District III)

 

C.66    ACCEPT monthly update from the County Administrator on the operations of the Community Services Department.  (All Districts)

 

C.67    AUTHORIZE the County Librarian to assume responsibility for the 2005 California State Fair Exhibit for Contra Costa County, as recommended by the County Librarian.  (Budgeted) (All Districts)

 

C.68    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.69    CONTINUE the emergency action originally taken by the Board of Supervisors on December 14, 1999 based on the increasing/epidemic number of AIDS (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome)/HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) and Hepatitis C cases among injection drug users in Contra Costa County, as recommended by the Health Services Director.  (All Districts)

 

C.70    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Health Services Director, or designee, to execute a hold harmless agreement to indemnify Walnut Creek United Methodist Church for use of their facility located at 1543 Sunnyvale Avenue, Walnut Creek on Thursday July 28, 2005 to conduct a TeenAge Program Workshop.  (All Districts)

 

C.71    ADOPT Resolution No. 2005/438 confirming the Final Report for CSA EM-1 (County Service Area Emergency Medical-1) and setting assessments to be collected with fiscal year 2005/2006 property taxes, as recommended by the Health Services Director.  (All Districts)

 

C.72    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the General Services Director to issue bid documents and specifications for two new Job Order Contracts, JOC-004 (maximum contract value of $2 million) and JOC-005 (maximum contract value of $1 million) for construction services, and DIRECT the Clerk to advertise for bids to be received on September 7, 2005. (All Districts) 

 

C.73    CONTINUE the emergency action originally taken by the Board on November 18, 2003 on the Juvenile Hall Addition Project, as recommended by the County Administrator. (All Districts)

 

Redevelopment Agency

 

C.74    APPROVE and AUTHORIZE the Redevelopment Director to execute a contract amendment with Environmental Science Associates to increase the payment limit by $209,365 to a new payment limit of $309,365 for services related to the preparation of the Environmental Impact Report for the Bay Point Waterfront Project.  (100% Bay Point Redevelopment Agency funds) (District V)

 

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.  

 

Comments on matters listed on the agenda or otherwise within the purview of the Board of Supervisors can be submitted to the office of the Clerk of the Board via mail:  Board of Supervisors, 651 Pine Street Room 106, Martinez, CA  94553; by fax:  925-335-1913; or via the County’s web page:  http://www.co.contra-costa.ca.us, by clicking “Submit Public Comment” (the last bullet point in the left column under the title “Board of Supervisors.”) 

 

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 Mark DeSaulnier) - meets on the first  and third Mondays of the month at 10:30 a.m. in Room 101, County Administration Building, 651 Pine Street, Martinez .

 

The Finance Committee (Supervisors  John Gioia and Mary N. Piepho)  - meets on the first Monday of the month at 10:00 a.m. in Room 108, County Administration Building, 651 Pine Street, Martinez .

 

The Internal Operations Committee (Supervisors Gayle B. Uilkema and Mark DeSaulnier) - meets on the first and third Mondays of the month at 9:00 a.m. in Room 105, County Administration Building, 651 Pine Street, Martinez.

 

The Transportation, Water & Infrastructure Committee (Supervisors Mary N. Piepho and Federal D. Glover) - meets on the second Monday of the month at 10:00 a.m. in Room 108, County Administration Building, 651 Pine Street, Martinez.

 

Internal Operations Committee

08-01-05

  9:00 a.m.

 See above

Finance Committee

08-01-05

10:00 a.m.

*Room 101

Family and Human Services Committee

08-01-05

Cancelled

 See above

 

*Note change of meeting location (room)

 

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, July 26, 2005, 10:00 a.m. and thereafter

 

Board Chambers Room 107 and Room 101

Administration Building,

651 Pine Street, Martinez, California

 

 

                 CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATORS

 

1.  Agency Negotiators: April Madison-Ramsey 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:  Lori Gentles and John Sweeten.

 

Unrepresented Employees: All unrepresented agency management employees   (Resolution No. 2004/196, including its Exhibits), unrepresented nursing classification employees, and all other unrepresented agency employees.

 

 

 

Glossary of Acronyms, Abbreviations, and other Terms (in alphabetical order): 

Contra Costa County has a policy of making limited use of acronyms, abbreviations, and industry-specific language in its Board of Supervisors meetings and written materials.  Following is a list of commonly used language that may appear in oral presentations and written materials associated with Board meetings:

 

 


AB              Assembly Bill

ABAG         Association of Bay Area Governments

ACA           Assembly Constitutional Amendment

ADA           Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990

AICP          American Institute of Certified Planners

AIDS          Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome

ALUC         Airport Land Use Commission

AOD           Alcohol and Other Drugs

BAAQMD    Bay Area Air Quality Management District

BART         Bay Area Rapid Transit District

BGO           Better Government Ordinance

BOS           Board of Supervisors

CALTRANS   California Department of Transportation

CalWIN      California Works Information Network

CalWORKS  California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids

CAO           County Administrative Officer or Office

CCHP         Contra Costa Health Plan

CCTA         Contra Costa Transportation Authority

CDBG         Community Development Block Grant

CEQA         California Environmental Quality Act

CIO            Chief Information Officer

COLA         Cost of living adjustment

CPA           Certified Public Accountant

CPI             Consumer Price Index

CSA           County Service Area

CSAC         California State Association of Counties

CTC            California Transportation Commission

dba            doing business as

EBMUD       East Bay Municipal Utility District

EIR             Environmental Impact Report

EIS             Environmental Impact Statement

EMCC         Emergency Medical Care Committee

EMS           Emergency Medical Services

EPSDT       State Early Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment Program

et al.          et alii (and others)

etc.            et cetera (and so forth)

FAA            Federal Aviation Administration

FEMA         Federal Emergency Management Agency

First Five    First Five Children and Families Commission (Proposition 10)

FTE            Full Time Equivalent            

FY              Fiscal Year

GHAD         Geologic Hazard Abatement District

GIS            Geographic Information System

HCD           (State Dept of) Housing & Community Development

HIPAA        Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act

HIV             Human Immunodeficiency Syndrome

HOV           High Occupancy Vehicle

HR              Human Resources

HUD           United States Department of Housing and Urban Development

Inc.            Incorporated

ISO            Industrial Safety Ordinance

JPA            Joint (exercise of) Powers Authority or Agreement

Lamorinda    Lafayette-Moraga-Orinda Area

LAFCo        Local Agency Formation Commission

LLC            Limited Liability Company

LLP            Limited Liability Partnership

LVN            Licensed Vocational Nurse

MAC           Municipal Advisory Council

M.D.           Medical Doctor

M.F.T.        Marriage and Family Therapist

Mt.             Mount

MIS            Management Information System

MOE           Maintenance of Effort

MOU           Memorandum of Understanding

MTC           Metropolitan Transportation Commission

NACo         National Association of Counties

OB-GYN      Obstetrics and Gynecology

O.D.           Doctor of Optometry

OSHA         Occupational Safety and Health Administration

Psy.D.        Doctor of Psychology

RDA           Redevelopment Agency

RFI             Request For Information

RFP            Request For Proposal

RFQ           Request For Qualifications

RN              Registered Nurse

SB              Senate Bill

SBE            Small Business Enterprise

SWAT        Southwest Area Transportation Committee

TRANSPAC  Transportation Partnership & Coop (Central)

TRANSPLAN   Transportation Planning Committee (East County)

TWIC          Transportation, Water and Infrastructure Committee

VA              Department of Veterans Affairs

vs.              versus (against)

WAN          Wide Area Network

WCCTAC    West Contra Costa Transportation Advisory Committee