AGENDA

NAPA COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

TUESDAY MAY 18, 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.

 

  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

 

PROPERTY

 

3. Agricultural Commissioner requests:

    1. Approval of Budget Transfer No. 93 increasing revenues by $4,000 in the Pesticide Enforcement account, appropriating this amount to the Agriculture account, and transferring $12,500 from the Agriculture account to the Fixed Asset-Equipment account (Budget Unit 26400); and
    2. Authorization to purchase a Global Positioning System (GPS) unit and a plotter for a total cost not to exceed $12,500.

 

4. Director of Public Works requests approval of and authorization to purchase a fixed asset, low-band base radio station, to be used by the Volunteer Center of Napa Valley, Inc., for its VanGo operation at a cost of $5,602.

 

GENERAL ADMINISTRATION

 

5. Library Director requests acceptance of donations from the following:

    1. Friends of the Napa Library in the amount of $6,938; and
    2. Friends of the Calistoga Library in the amount of $7,926.

 

6. Approve minutes of Board of Supervisorsí meeting of May 11, 1999.

 

7. DISCUSSION OF ITEMS REMOVED FROM THE CONSENT CALENDAR.

 

 

SET MATTERS

 

  1. 9:00 A.M. Continuation of Special Meeting of the Board of Supervisors at Cakebread Cellars, 8300 Saint Helena Highway, Rutherford. (See Special Meeting Agenda)

 

9. 1:30 P.M. Recess to the Napa County Flood Control and Water Conservation District (NCFCWCD) meeting. (See NCFCWCD Agenda) (Board of Supervisorsí Meeting Room).

 

  1. 2:30 P.M. Director of Conservation, Development and Planning requests discussion and possible action relating to the Watershed Task Force as follows:

A. Acceptance of the Task Force Report as an initial framework for the management of the Napa River Watershed. (Copy on file with the Clerk of the Board)

    1. Acceptance of the recommendations of the Task Force as contained in the Report including:

1) Directing staff to implement the short-term recommendations, including methods to improve compliance with the Conservation Ordinance and the Ordinance application process (Recommendations 1-A through 1-J and 2-A and 2-B);

2) Supporting the continuation of the Task Force, utilizing the established participatory, consensus-based process;

    1. Directing staff to develop budget, funding, membership and scope of work for the next phase of the process;
    2. Directing County Planning staff (and/or Flood Control District staff) to coordinate with the appropriate agencies with proposed or potential studies/projects consistent and supportive of the Task Force efforts (see Section C of this Chapter for more details);
    3. Directing staff to write a letter on behalf of the Task Force and Board to the State Department of Fish and Game to encourage redirecting funds to complete fish surveys in the Napa River Watershed;
    4. Directing staff to write a letter on behalf of the Task Force and Board to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to initiate and complete a reconnaissance study of the Dry Creek Watershed;
    5. Directing staff to coordinate with the staff of the Flood Control and Water Conservation District on any subsequent phase of the Task Forceís efforts, including possible Task Force input on funding of up-coming flood control projects; and

8) Directing staff to write letters to the appropriate State agencies to express support for the first phase of the Watershed Study proposed by the Regional Water Quality Control Board, and determine appropriate Task Force involvement in that study.

 

REGULAR CALENDAR

 

GENERAL ADMINISTRATION

 

11. Discussion and possible action regarding legislation.

 

12. Board of Supervisorsí Committee Reports and Announcements.

 

13. Board of Supervisorsí Future Agenda Items.

 

14. Department Headsí Reports and Announcements.

 

15. Closed Session: None scheduled.

 

 

ADJOURN TO BOARD OF SUPERVISORSí NEXT REGULARLY SCHEDULED MEETING.