TUESDAY                  MAY 6, 2003                        9:00 A.M.



Brad Wagenknecht

District 1

Mark Luce

District 2

   Diane Dillon

      District 3

Bill Dodd

District 4

Mike Rippey

District 5


William S. Chiat

County Executive Officer

Pamela A. Miller

 Clerk of the Board

Robert Westmeyer

County Counsel










The Board of Supervisors meets each Tuesday at 9:00 A.M. at 1195 Third Street, Suite 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 typically include routine financial or administrative actions, as well as final adoption of ordinances that cannot be both introduced and adopted at the same meeting.  Any item on the CONSENT CALENDAR will be discussed separately at the request of any person.  CONSENT CALENDAR items are usually approved with a single motion.


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.






1.         Call to Order; Roll Call.



2.         Pledge of Allegiance.



3.         Presentation of a proclamation to Dave Whitmer, Agricultural Commissioner, proclaiming May 2003 as Glassy-Winged Sharpshooter Awareness Month.



4.         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 posted agenda.  In order to provide all interested parties an opportunity to speak, time limitations shall be at the discretion of the Chair.  As required by Government Code, no action or discussion will be undertaken on any item raised during this Public Comment period.


5.         Department Directors’ Reports and Announcements.








6.         Chief Probation Officer requests approval of and authorization for the Chair to sign Amendment No. 1 to Agreement No. 4352 with Alternatives for Better Living increasing the amount by $6,650 for a new maximum of $51,804 for additional individual/family counseling services.



7.         District Attorney, Public Defender and Chief Probation Officer request approval of and authorization for the Chair to sign an agreement with Alternatives for Better Living for a maximum one time only amount of $40,000 for the term May 6, 2003 through June 30, 2004 with an automatic renewal for each fiscal year for the provision of alternatives to incarceration through educational/treatment programs and community outreach services; offer alternatives to incarceration for first-time offenders; and remove defendants from Court calendars via a pre-filing diversion program.



8.         Chief Probation Officer and Director of Health and Human Services requests approval of and authorization for the Chair to sign an agreement with John W. Pearson for a maximum of $20,500 for the term May 1, 2003 through June 30, 2003 to provide consultant services in the administration of juvenile justice programs.








9.         Sheriff requests the following actions pertaining to an agreement with the United States Department of Agriculture, Office of Inspector General, for reimbursement of costs of law enforcement activities connected with cockfighting operations in the unincorporated area:


A.        Approval of and authorization for the Chair to sign an agreement for a maximum amount of $50,000 for the term May 6, 2003 through August 31, 2003; and

B.        Approval of Budget Transfer No. 91 increasing appropriations by $50,000 with offsetting revenue.  (4/5 vote required)






10.       Assessor/Recorder-County Clerk requests approval of Budget Transfer No. 89 transferring $5,000 from the Recorder’s Modernization Trust Fund to the Recorder-County Clerk budget for the purchase of security banknote paper.  (4/5 vote required)






11.       Director of Health and Human Services requests approval of and authorization for the Chair to sign Amendment No. 1 to Agreement No. 4724 with, increasing by $35 the all inclusive daily rate for psychiatric services to the mental health program.



12.       Director of Health and Human Services requests approval of and authorization for the Chair to sign a revenue agreement with State of California Employment Development Department for a maximum of $117,745 for the term April 1, 2003 through June 30, 2005 to provide youth workforce development programs.






13.       Director of Public Works requests authorization for Chair to sign Escrow Agreements For Security Deposits In Lieu Of Retention, with Flintco, Inc. of Rancho Cordova, California for the Juvenile Justice Center Project, PW 02-17, and with McCrary Construction Company of Belmont, California for the Napa County Sheriff Facility Project, PW 01-26.





PROPERTY – Continued



14.       Director of Public Works requests approval of the ranking criteria established to determine the low bidder for the "Historic Courthouse Renovation and Criminal Courts Building Office Remodel Project,” PW 02-20, and authorization for staff to open and read the sealed proposals to determine the apparent low bidder at 11:00 A.M. on May 6, 2003 at the Public Works Conference Room on the First Floor of the County Administration Building.



15.       Director of Public Works requests authorization to increase the following fixed asset allocations established in the Fiscal Year 2002/2003 Equipment Pool Budget: (4/5th vote required)


A.        One Paver:  Increased from $65,000 to $82,633; and

B.        Two Rollers: Increased from $70,000 to $77,415.






16.       Library Director requests adoption of minor revisions to the Library’s policy manual regarding “Library Cards.”  (Policy on file with the Clerk of the Board)



17.       Adoption of a resolution in support of CalTrans Route 299 Grade Improvement Project.  (Supervisor Luce)



18.       Approve minutes of Board of Supervisors’ meeting of December 17, 2002.







20.       9:15 A.M.  Recess to the In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS) Public Authority of Napa County meeting.  (See IHSS Agenda)



21.         9:45 A.M.  County Executive Officer and John Bartel of AON Consulting and Insurance Services to present actuarial data regarding current and future costs associated with employee salary, retirement and other related benefits.



22.       Closed Session  regarding:


            CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATORS (Government Code Section 54957.6):


Agency Designated Representatives:  Charla Freckmann, Human Resources Director

Employee Organization:  SEIU Local 614 - NAPE (Employee Unit & Supervisory Unit of the County of Napa)

Unrepresented Employees:  Non-Classified, Management and Confidential Employees of the County of Napa (Excluding Elected Officials)



23.       1:30 P.M.  Recess to the Napa County Flood Control and Water Conservation District (NCFCWCD) meeting.  (See NCFCWCD Agenda) 



24.       2:30 P.M.  Discussion and possible action on recommendations to resolve the budget shortfall in the Health and Human Services Agency for Fiscal Year 2003/2004 (follow-up to the Board budget study session of April 21, 2003).








25.       County Executive Officer requests adoption of the Board of Supervisors’ Vision Statement and Guiding Principles as discussed at the March 2003 Board Retreat.



26.       Discussion and possible action regarding legislation.



27.       Board of Supervisors’ Committee Reports and Announcements.



28.       Board of Supervisors’ Future Agenda Items.





MAY 13, 2003 AT 9:00 A.M.