AGENDA

NAPA COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

TUESDAY JANUARY 12, 1999 9:00 A.M.

Brad Wagenknecht

District 1

Mark Luce

District 2

Mel Varrelman

District 3

Kathryn Winter

District 4

Mike Rippey

District 5

 

Jay Hull

County Administrator

Mary Jean McLaughlin

Clerk of the Board

Robert Westmeyer

County Counsel

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

GENERAL INFORMATION

The Board of Supervisors meets each Tuesday at 9:00 A.M. at 1195 Third Street, Room 305, Napa, California 94559. If you require an assistive listening device, interpreter or any other special arrangement please provide the Clerk of the Board with 24-hour notice by calling 253-4580 (253-6088TDD).

The agenda is divided into three sections:

CONSENT CALENDAR - These matters include routine financial and administrative actions, as well as the final adoption of ordinances and are approved by a single majority vote.

SET MATTERS - These items are noticed hearings, work sessions and public hearings.

REGULAR CALENDAR - These items include significant policy and administrative actions and are classified by program areas. Immediately after approval of the CONSENT CALENDAR, if the time for hearing SET MATTERS has not arrived, the REGULAR CALENDAR will be considered.

ANY MEMBER OF THE AUDIENCE DESIRING TO ADDRESS THE BOARD ON A MATTER ON THE AGENDA please proceed to the rostrum and, after receiving recognition from the Chair, give your name, address, and your comments or questions. In order that all interested parties have an opportunity to speak, please be brief and limit your comments to the specific subject under discussion. Time limitations shall be at the discretion of the Chair or Board.

 

AGENDA AVAILABLE ONLINE AT www.co.napa.ca.us

 

 

 

 

1. Call to Order; Roll Call.

 

2. Pledge of Allegiance.

 

  1. 9:00 A.M. PUBLIC COMMENT

In this time period, anyone may address the Board of Supervisors regarding any subject over which the Board has jurisdiction but which is not on today's agenda. Individuals will be limited to a three-minute presentation. No action will be taken by the Board of Supervisors as a result of any item presented at this time.

 

CONSENT CALENDAR

CRIMINAL JUSTICE

 

4. Director of Corrections requests approval of Budget Transfer No. 28 appropriating $47,854 from Contingencies (Budget Unit 91000) to Detention Medical Services (Budget Unit 24600) for inmate medical services.

 

5. Director of Corrections requests approval of and authorization for Chairman to sign an agreement with Bernadette Defilippis for the term January 12, 1999 through September 1, 1999 for collection of DNA samples as required by Penal Code 290.2.

 

HUMAN SERVICES

 

6. Director of Health and Human Services Agency requests approval of and authorization for Chairman to sign the renewal of Agreement No. 2131 with the University of California for $29,835 for the term July 1, 1998 through June 30, 1999 to provide training to Eligibility Division staff.

 

PROPERTY

 

  1. County Fire Chief requests authorization to pay invoices over one year old in the amount of $1,168.55 to St. Helena Hospital and Health Center.
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    CONSENT CALENDAR - Continued

    PROPERTY - Continued

     

  3. Director of Conservation, Development and Planning requests approval of Budget Transfer No. 21 increasing revenue by $17,306 (Budget Unit 29000) with a corresponding increase in expenditures to fund the Silverado Parking Study.

 

9. Director of Public Works requests acceptance of work done and authorization for Chairman to sign and file a Notice of Completion with the Clerk/Recorder for Contract No. PW 97-11, "Relocation of Airport Road Project".

 

10. Director of Public Works requests authorization to reduce the retention from 10% to 5% for the Napa County Criminal Courts Building Project, PW 96-4.

 

  1. Director of Public Works requests approval of and authorization for Chairman to sign an agreement with Valley Architects for $12,800 and 12% of construction costs should the County proceed with construction, for the term January 12, 1999 through June 30, 1999 for design work relating to the Napa County Airport Administration building.
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  3. Director of Public Works requests approval of the following relating to the Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP):

    1. County participation in the HMGP operated by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the State Office of Emergency Services, thereby accepting a $1.1 million grant;
    2. Authorization for Director to sign on behalf of the County Participation Agreements prepared by County Counsel with up to thirty individual homeowners to provide partial reimbursement for the elevation of their homes above Base Flood Elevation under this program; and
    3. Budget Transfer No. 30 establishing a $550,000 appropriation (Budget Unit 16000) for the FEMA Home Elevation Grant with a corresponding revenue offset in Capital Improvement Program account of the General Fund.

 

GENERAL ADMINISTRATION

 

13. Acting Job Training Director requests authorization for out-of-state travel to attend the 1999 National Association of Private Industry Councils Forum in Washington, D.C., from February 28 through March 2, 1999 for an estimated cost of $1,000.

 

 

CONSENT CALENDAR - Continued

GENERAL ADMINISTRATION - Continued

 

14. Clerk of the Board requests approval of the revised Conflict of Interest Codes for the Napa County Office of Education and the Napa Sanitation District.

 

15. Library Director requests authorization, pursuant to Resolution No. 97-134 Section 2, to accept a $3,000 donation from an individual who requests no public acknowledgment.

 

16. County Administrator/Purchasing Agent requests authorization to declare certain items as surplus and dispose of them at public auction. (Complete list on file with the Clerk of the Board)

 

17. County Administrator requests approval of Budget Transfer No. 32 in the amount of $118,200 from Appropriations for Contingencies, increasing Appropriations in Probation (Budget Unit 24700), District Attorney (Budget Unit 22400), Health and Human Services (Budget Unit 42000) and Equipment Pool (Budget Unit 18000) to support the Countyís inter-agency response to gang-related activities.

 

18. County Administrator requests approval of and authorization for Chairman to sign Amendment No. 3 to Agreement No. 3759 with Ralph Hunter increasing the hourly compensation to $28 and extending the term through June 30, 2000 to provide services in the Emergency Services and Safety areas.

 

19. Approve the recommendation of the County Administrator to accept the listing of applicants for two openings on the Napa County Commission on the Status of Women and consideration of the appointments for January 19, 1999:

Category Applicant Expiration of Term

General Public Joan H. Bristow October 1, 2000

Mary Ann Formosa

Lynn Pritchett-Newman

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CONSENT CALENDAR - Continued

GENERAL ADMINISTRATION - Continued

 

20. Approve the recommendation of the County Administrator to accept the listing of applicants for one opening on the Napa County Commission on Aging and consideration of the appointment for January 19, 1999:

Category Applicant Expiration of Term

Organization Concerned Thomas James Laborde September 30, 2000

With Older Adults Betty Lou Tronstad

21. Appointment of Karen Wyeth to serve on the Wildlife Conservation Commission as the Conservation, Development and Planning Commission representative with the term to expire February 1, 2000.

 

22. Appointment of G. Alan Murray to serve on the Napa State Hospital Task Force as a Community Member with the term to expire November 1, 1999.

 

23. Approve minutes of Board of Supervisorsí meeting of January 5, 1999.

 

24. DISCUSSION OF ITEMS REMOVED FROM THE CONSENT CALENDAR.

 

 

 

SET MATTERS

 

25. 9:15 A.M. PUBLIC HEARING Proposed Agricultural Preserve Contract Amendment No. 98028-AGK request of Michael Marston to amend Type "H" Agricultural Preserve Contract No. 445/84 to conform to an adjustment of parcel boundaries involving a transfer of property between two contiguous parcels. The proposal would adjust the acreage of the parcel under contract from 67.24 acres to 109.2 acres. The parcel is located on White Sulphur Springs Road within an Agricultural Watershed (AW) Zoning District. (Assessorís Parcel No. 027-020-026 and portion of No. 027-020-032)

ENVIRONMENTAL DETERMINATION: Categorically Exempt.

 

26. 9:30 A.M. PUBLIC HEARING Appeal filed by Last Resort, Inc. to a decision by the Conservation, Development and Planning Commission on September 16, 1998 to deny Site Plan Approval No. 98047-SPA to establish a 100-seat restaurant open to the public at the Aetna Springs Resort on a 24.46 acre parcel located on the south side of Aetna Springs Road within an Agricultural Watershed (AW) Zoning District. (Assessorís Parcel No. 018-020-046)

(CONTINUED FROM NOVEMBER 10, 1998)

(APPLICANT REQUESTS CONTINUANCE TO MARCH 23, 1999 AT 9:30 A.M.)

 

27. 10:00 A.M. PUBLIC HEARINGS Appeal filed by Susan J. Jinks to a decision by the Zoning Administrator:

    1. On April 3, 1998 to deny Certificate of Compliance Request No. 94204-COC for an Unconditional Certificate of Compliance to recognize a 27.08 acre parcel as a legal lot of record located approximately one mile northeast of Silverado Trail from a point two miles southeast of the intersection with Yountville Cross Road within an Agricultural Watershed (AW) Zoning District. (Assessorís Parcel No. 032-400-008)

ENVIRONMENTAL DETERMINATION: Exempt from California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA).

B. On April 3, 1998 to deny Certificate of Compliance Request No. 94205-COC for an Unconditional Certificate of Compliance to recognize an 18.24 acre parcel as a legal lot of record located approximately one mile northeast of Silverado Trail from a point two miles southeast of the intersection with Yountville Cross Road within an Agricultural Watershed Zoning District. (Portion of Assessorís Parcel No. 032-400-009)

ENVIRONMENTAL DETERMINATION: Exempt from CEQA.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SET MATTERS - Continued

Item No. 27 - Continued

 

    1. On April 17, 1998 to deny Certificate of Compliance Request No. 94207-COC for an Unconditional Certificate of Compliance to recognize a 20.75 acre parcel as a legal lot of record located approximately one mile northeast of Silverado Trail from a point two miles southeast of the intersection with Yountville Cross Road within an Agricultural Watershed Zoning District. (Portion of Assessorís Parcel No. 032-400-009)

ENVIRONMENTAL DETERMINATION: Exempt from CEQA.

(CONTINUED FROM JULY 28, SEPTEMBER 1 AND NOVEMBER 10, 1998)

(APPLICANT REQUESTS CONTINUANCE TO MARCH 9, 1999 AT 9:30 A.M.)

REGULAR CALENDAR

 

GENERAL ADMINISTRATION

 

  1. Director of Health and Human Services Agency to make a presentation about homeless issues including a discussion on availability of shelters during cold weather.
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  3. Library Director to report on five year strategic planning process.

 

30. Discussion and possible adoption of a resolution regarding adjustments in the allocation of property taxes as a result of the annexation of certain property to the City of American Canyon and the annexation of certain other property to the American Canyon Fire Protection District.

 

31. Discussion and possible action regarding legislation.

 

32. Board of Supervisorsí Committee Reports and Announcements.

 

33. Board of Supervisorsí Future Agenda Items.

 

34. Department Headsí Reports and Announcements.

 

 

 

SET MATTERS - Continued

 

35. Closed Session regarding:

A. CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL Ė ANTICIPATED LITIGATION

Significant exposure to litigation pursuant to Subdivision (b)(1) of Government Code Section 54956.9: (One)

Initiation of litigation pursuant to Subdivision (c) of Government Code Section 54956.9: (One)

    1. CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL Ė EXISTING LITIGATION (Government Code Section 54956.9)
    2. Name of Case: Napa Citizens for Honest Government et al v. Napa County Board of Supervisors (Napa Superior Court Case No. 26-04014).

      Name of Case: Foster v. County of Napa, et al (Napa Superior Court Case No. 77910).

    3. PUBLIC EMPLOYEE PERFORMANCE EVALUATION (Government Code Section 54957)

Title: Director of Public Works.

 

 

ADJOURN TO BOARD OF SUPERVISORSí NEXT REGULARLY SCHEDULED MEETING.