Agendas & Minutes

Board of Supervisors 7/10/2007 Regular Meeting

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Director of Conservation, Development and Planning requests approval of and authorization for the Chair to sign Amendment No. 1 to an agreement (formerly No. AUD 5876-07) with Interwest Consulting Group increasing the amount by $50,000 for the term July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008 and automatically renewing for each fiscal year to assist the Building Department in its review of building plans for code compliance.


Director of Conservation, Development and Planning requests approval of and authorization for the Chair to sign Amendment No. 1 to an agreement (formerly No. AUD 5787-07) with Elisabeth Litzza increasing the amount by $30,700 for the term July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008 and automatically renewing for each fiscal year to assist the County in updating Planning and Building Department records to reflect accurate parcel information and other related file management activities.


Director of Public Works requests approval of and authorization for the Chair to sign Amendment No. 3 to Agreement No. 4923 with Empire Elevator Co. Inc., increasing the amount by $1,548 for a new annual maximum of $40,248 for preventative maintenance service on elevators in County buildings.


Director of Public Works requests the following actions regarding the Hall of Justice Booster Replacement Project, PW 07-30:

  1. Accept the emergency work as complete and authorize the Chair to sign and Clerk of the Board to record a Notice of Completion with the Clerk/Recorder; and
  2. Declare that in light of the completion of the project, the emergency as defined by Section 1102 of the Public Contract Code, no longer exists.


Director of Public Works requests acceptance of the work as complete and authorization for the Chair to sign and Clerk of the Board to file a Notice of Completion with the Clerk/Recorder for Contract No. PW 07-24A, “Napa County Airport Re-Carpet Project.”


Assessor-Recorder-County Clerk requests authorization to travel out of state to attend a national Sequoia Voting Systems User Group Conference in Denver, Colorado, from August 1 - August 3, 2007.


Human Resources Director requests adoption of a resolution making certain amendments to County Policy Manual Part I: Section 37C-2 relating to retirement health benefits for Management Non-Classified employees appointed to serve on or after July 10, 2007.

Supporting Documents
A Resolution ( Microsoft Word Document - 43 kb )
B Exhibit "A" ( Microsoft Word Document - 33 kb )


County Executive Officer/Purchasing Agent and Director of Public Works request authorization to declare certain items of personal property as surplus and no longer required for public use, remove them from inventory, and dispose of them at public auction. (4/5 vote required)

Supporting Documents
A Attachment A ( Microsoft Word Document - 104 kb )
B Attachment B ( Adobe PDF Document - 512 kb )


Agricultural Commissioner/Sealer of Weights and Measures requests adoption of a resolution supporting the creation of a Calistoga American Viticultural Area.

Supporting Documents
A Calistoga AVA Resolution ( Microsoft Word Document - 32 kb )
B Calistoga AVA Background Documents ( Adobe PDF Document - 260 kb )


Representatives from the Napa County Transportation and Planning Agency to present a status report regarding the countywide Strategic Transportation Plan.

Supporting Documents
A Newsletter ( Adobe PDF Document - 494 kb )


Conduct a Nuisance Abatement Hearing pursuant to County Code Section 1.20.060 to hear and consider all objections or protests, if any, to the notice of nuisance abatement issued for the property located at 420 Glass Mountain Road in Saint Helena, CA. (Assessor's Parcel No. 021-250-006 ), and at the conclusion of the hearing take one of following two actions:

  1. Terminate the abatement proceedings; or
  2. Find that a nuisance exists and adopt a Resolution Declaring the Existence of Public Nuisance and Ordering its Abatement, and directing the owner(s) or other interested persons to abate the nuisance in a reasonable time (30 days for items 1-12 and 7 days for items 13-16 identified in Table 1 of the June 19, 2007 abatement notice).

ENVIRONMENTAL DETERMINATION: Categorical Exemption Class 1/Categorical Exemption Class 21:  It has been determined that this type of project does not have a significant effect on the environment and is exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act. [See Class 1 (“Existing Facilities”) and Class 21 ("Enforcement Actions by Regulatory Agencies") which may be found in the guidelines for the implementation of the California Environmental Quality Act at 14 CCR §15301 and 15321; see also Napa County’s Local Procedures for Implementing the California Environmental Quality Act, Appendix B.]

Supporting Documents
A Notice of Nuisance Abatement - June 19, 2007 ( Adobe PDF Document - 128 kb )
B Notice of Nuisance - March 14, 2007 ( Adobe PDF Document - 127 kb )
C Photos ( Adobe PDF Document - 1262 kb )
D Resolution ( Microsoft Word Document - 54 kb )


Director of Environmental Management requests the following:

  1. Second reading and adoption of an ordinance amending Chapter 13.15 (Groundwater Conservation) of the Napa County Code; 
    ENVIRONMENTAL DETERMINATION: General Rule. It can be seen with certainty that there is no possibility the proposed action may have a significant effect on the environment and therefore CEQA is not applicable. [See Guidelines For the Implementation of the California Environmental Quality Act, 14 CCR 15061(b)(3)].
  2. Adoption of a Resolution establishing and increasing fees for services provided by the Department of Environmental Management relating to groundwater permits.
    ENVIRONMENTAL DETERMINATION: The proposed action is exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act pursuant to Title 14, California Code of Regulations, section 15273(a)(1) (Rates, Tolls, Fares, and Charges).

Supporting Documents
A Ordinance ( Microsoft Word Document - 94 kb )
B Resolution ( Microsoft Word Document - 89 kb )


Director of Conservation, Development and Planning requests Board of Supervisors endorsement of the Napa Pipe City-County Study Group Process.

Supporting Documents
A County City Study Group Proposal ( Microsoft Word Document - 36 kb )


County Executive Officer request an appointment of one (1) of the following applicants to serve on the Napa City - County Library Commission with the term of office to commence immediately and expire June 30, 2010.

(appoint one)
Kate MacMillan* County of Napa
Jane W. Rasmussen County of Napa
Marguerite Small County of Napa

*Recommended by the Commission for appointment.

Supporting Documents
A Kate MacMillan - Application ( Adobe PDF Document - 654 kb )
B Jane W. Rasmussen - Application ( Adobe PDF Document - 635 kb )
C Marguerite Small - Application ( Adobe PDF Document - 606 kb )


Significant exposure to litigation pursuant to subdivision (b) of Government Code Section 54956.9: (Four cases)


CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATOR (Government Code Section 54957.6)

Agency Designated Representatives: Mark Gregersen, Human Resources Director
Employee Organization:  SEIU Local 1021 - NAPE (Employee Unit & Supervisory Unit of the County of Napa); Napa County Deputy Sheriffs' Association (Employee Unit and Supervisory Unit of the County of Napa)
Unrepresented Employees: Non-Classified, Management and Confidential Employees of the County of Napa (Excluding Elected Officials)