MINUTES OF THE
MEETING OF THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
COUNTY OF NAPA
February 2, 1999
- Call to Order.
THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS OF THE COUNTY OF NAPA MET IN REGULAR SESSION, TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 2, 1999 AT 9:00 A.M. WITH THE FOLLOWING MEMBERS PRESENT: CHAIRMAN MARK LUCE, SUPERVISORS MIKE RIPPEY, MEL VARRELMAN, KATHRYN WINTER AND BRAD WAGENKNECHT.
- Pledge of Allegiance.
BYRON HAWKINS LED THE SALUTE TO THE FLAG.
- Public Comment.
BYRON HAWKINS ADDRESSED THE BOARD ON BEHALF OF WILLIAM BAMESBEGER, CONCERNING THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORSí SALARY INCREASE.
MR. HAWKINS ADDRESSED THE BOARD CONCERNING MTBE AND REQUESTED THAT THE BOARD SUPPORT SB 192 (PERATA) PROPOSING THE REMOVAL OF MTBE AND RELATED CHEMICALS FROM GASOLINE.
MR. HAWKINS WAS ADVISED THAT THE BOARD CAN TAKE A POSITION ON THE BILL DURING DISCUSSION AND POSSIBLE ACTION REGARDING LEGISLATION.
- Chief Probation Officer requests approval of the Comprehensive Youth Services Act Expenditure Plan as required by the State in order to receive Temporary Assistance to Needy Families funds.
- Sheriff requests approval of Budget Transfer No. 33 appropriating $4,000 in Budget Unit 23500 with offsetting revenue from a donation to purchase bicycle helmets for youth in Napa County.
APPROVED W-R-V-BW-L BT-33
- Sheriff requests approval of Budget Transfer No. 34 transferring $23,485 from Asset Forfeiture Trust Fund and appropriating $6,880 in Special Departmental Expenses (Budget Unit 23500) and $16,605 in Fixed Assets (Budget Unit 23500) to purchase the following: eight portable radios ($6,880); one Varda alarm ($7,800); one packet less than lethal weapons ($4,933); one set B-Pad scenario tapes ($2,400) and one conference table ($1,472).
APPROVED W-R-V-BW-L BT-34
- Superior Court requests authorization to amend the Departmental Allocation List adding one Limited Term Office Assistant II position (Budget Unit 21000), effective February 6, 1999 through June 25, 1999.
- Director of Environmental Management requests approval of and authorization for Chairman to sign an agreement with Pacific Union College for the operation of a used oil collection program with expenses for establishing and operating the sites to be paid with grant funds from the California Integrated Waste Management Board.
APPROVED W-R-V-BW-L A-4120
- Director of Public Works requests authorization for Chairman to sign a Certificate of Acceptance for the following deeds:
- Quitclaim Deeds from Dale A. Buller and Delores R. Buller, trustees of
the Buller Family Trust, to the County of Napa; and
- Quitclaim Deeds from the County of Napa to Dale A. Buller and Delores R. Buller, trustees of the Buller Family Trust.
APPROVED AS AMENDED TO ADD AUTHORIZATION FOR THE CHAIRMAN TO SIGN QUIT CLAIM DEEDS FROM THE COUNTY OF NAPA TO DALE A. BULLER AND DELORES R. BULLER, TRUSTEES OF THE BULLER FAMILY TRUST. W-R-V-BW-L
- Director of Public Works requests adoption of a resolution temporarily closing Silverado Trail between Calistoga City Limits and Highway 128 on March 7, 1999 to accommodate the annual Napa Valley Marathon.
APPROVED W-R-V-BW-L R-99-10
- Board of Supervisors meeting as the Board of Directors of the Lake Berryessa Resort Improvement District.
(SEE LAKE BERRYESSA RESORT IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT MINUTES)
- Board of Supervisors meeting as the Board of Directors of the Napa-Berryessa Resort Improvement District.
(SEE NAPA-BERRYESSA RESORT IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT MINUTES)
- Personnel Director requests approval of revised class specifications for Computer Systems Coordinator. (Copy on file with the Clerk of the Board)
- Regional Training Employment Coordinator requests authorization for out-of-state travel to attend the Partnering to Improve Customer Services Conference in Seattle, Washington, from February 10 through 12, 1999 for an estimated cost of $750.
- County Administrator requests adoption of a resolution authorizing the appointment of the Regional Coordinator position at an advanced step, effective October 3, 1998.
APPROVED W-R-V-BW-L R-99-11
- County Administrator requests approval of Budget Transfer No. 36 transferring $5,000 from Community Partnership Trust Fund to County Contributions (Budget Unit 18600) for the Napa Valley Economic Development Corporation as approved by the Board on October 27, 1998.
PULLED FROM THE AGENDA Ė NO ACTION TAKEN
- County Administrator/Director of Emergency Services requests approval of Budget Transfer No. 35 increasing revenue by $800 (Budget Unit 29300) with corresponding increase in Special Departmental Expense: Other to allow for acceptance of donation from the Community Foundation of the Napa Valley for the benefit of Radio Amateur Civil Emergency Services Program.
APPROVED W-R-V-BW-L BT-35
- Approve minutes of Board of Supervisorsí meeting of January 26, 1999.
APPROVED AS AMENDED TO INDICATE ASSEMBLYWOMAN PAT WIGGINS (RATHER THAN SENATOR WIGGINS) AND TO ADD SENATOR WES CHESBRO ON ITEM NUMBER 25 (BOARD OF SUPERVISORSí COMMITTEE REPORTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS) REGARDING FLOOD CONTROL BRIEFING.
19. Discussion of items removed from the Consent Calendar.
(SEE ITEM NUMBER 16 PULLED FROM THE AGENDA)
20. 9:30 a.m. - Public Hearing - Consideration of Application for Abatement of Penalty for failure to timely file a Change of Ownership Statement filed by Jeffrey L. Breithaupt, General Counsel on behalf of LVI Partners.
PUBLIC HEARING HELD
THE BOARD DENIED THE APPLICATION
- 10:00 a.m. - Director of Health and Human Services Agency to present a status report on Napa County's CalWORKS Program after one year of implementation.
TERRY LONGORIA, DIRECTOR, WELCOMED HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS PARTICIPATING IN A JOB SHADOWING PROGRAM.
STATUS REPORT PRESENTED
SUPERVISOR RIPPEY REQUESTED A REPORT AFTER TWO YEARS OF IMPLEMENTATION.
CHAIRMAN LUCE COMMENDED STAFF ON THE SUCCESSFUL IMPLEMENTATION OF THE PROGRAM.
SUPERVISOR VARRELMAN REQUESTED A REPORT FROM THE CHILDCARE PLANNING COUNCIL AND HOW PROPOSITION 10 (ADDITIONAL TOBACCO SURTAX FOR EARLY CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENT) WILL BE INTEGRATED INTO THE PROCESS.
- 1:30 p.m. - Recess to the Napa County Flood Control and Water Conservation District meeting.
(SEE NAPA COUNTY FLOOD CONTROL AND WATER CONSERVATION DISTRICT MINUTES)
- Director of Public Works requests the following actions:
- Approve the reorganization of the Property Management Division of Public Works;
- Authorization to amend the Departmental Allocation List to add five Custodian positions, effective March 6, 1999 and two Building Maintenance Worker positions, one effective March 6, 1999 and one in Fiscal Year 1999/00;
- Authorization to amend the Vehicle Allocation List to add two vehicles (small pick ups) to the Property Management Division: the immediate purchase of one at an estimated cost of $23,000 and the inclusion of the second vehicle in the Fiscal Year 1999/00 County Budget; and
- Approve Budget Transfer Nos. 37 and 38 increasing Appropriations in Property Management (Budget Unit 15200) by $163,000, as detailed below, by approving a transfer from General Fund Contingencies of $118,000 and accepting and appropriating unanticipated revenue in the amount of $45,000:
1) Increasing Salaries and Employee Benefits by $69,000;
2) Increasing Services and Supplies by $71,000; and
3) Increasing Fixed Assets-Vehicles by $23,000.
APPROVED REQUESTS V-W-R-BW-L BT-37 &
- Management Information Services Director to discuss and request the following actions:
Approve Budget Transfer No. 31 in the amount of $532,608 from Central Services (Budget Unit 17800) increasing revenue and expenditures in Management Information Services to fund the upgrade to PeopleSoft 7.0 financials, the consultant contracts referenced below, and related expenditures for the remainder of the fiscal year;
APPROVED REQUEST W-BW-R-V-L BT-31
- Approval of and authorization for Chairman to sign Amendment No. 1 to Agreement 4017 with Foundation Technology Services increasing the amount by $40,000 for a new total of $340,000 for consulting services; and
APPROVED REQUEST W-BW-R-V-L A-4017
- Approval of and authorization for Chairman to sign an agreement with Technical Professionals Consortium for the term February 2, 1999 through June 30, 1999 for a maximum of $100,000 for consulting services.
APPROVED REQUEST W-BW-R-V-L A-4121
COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR JAY HULL ADVISED THAT A PG&E REPRESENTATIVE WILL PROVIDE AN UPDATE ON Y2K AT THE FEBRUARY 23, 1999 MEETING AND THAT HE WILL INVITE THE NAPA SANITATION DISTRICT MANAGER TO ALSO PROVIDE AN UPDATE.
- Discussion and possible action regarding redesignation of the Paratransit Coordinating Council responsibility from the Board of Supervisors to the Napa County Transportation Planning Agency Board. (Supervisor Winter)
APPROVED REDESIGNATION AND INSTRUCTED STAFF TO NOTIFY THE METROPOLITAN TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION.
- Appointment of five persons to serve on the Napa County Commission on Self-Esteem with the terms of office to expire January 1, 2002 with Supervisor Brad Wagenknecht to make one appointment, Supervisor Mel Varrelman to make two appointments and Supervisor Mark Luce to make two appointments:
Marcia Battat (Incumbent) Robert J. Howard
Yvonne Fuqua (Incumbent) Patt Kingfisher
Daniel V. Kubrock (Incumbent) Lisa G. Lyke
Patt S. Gorsuch Joe Stachon
Leroy Hill Eric A. Terrell
SUPERVISOR WAGENKNECHT NOMINATED ERIC A. TERRELL.
SUPERVISOR VARRELMAN NOMINATED DANIEL V. KUBROCK AND PATT KINGFISHER.
CHAIRMAN LUCE NOMINATED YVONNE FUQUA AND MARCIA BATTAT.
THE BOARD MADE THE ABOVE APPOINTMENTS AND REAPPOINTMENTS. R-W-V-BW-L
- Discussion and possible action regarding legislation.
THE BOARD WENT ON RECORD IN SUPPORT OF SB 192.
COUNTY COUNSEL ROBERT WESTMEYER ADVISED THAT THE LEGISLATION REESTABLISHING THE JUNE ELECTION IS MOVING FORWARD WITH NO OBJECTIONS AND ONCE IT IS PASSED A RESOLUTION WILL BE BROUGHT TO THE BOARD TO RE-ENACT THE ELECTION OF A SPECIAL TAX ON REAL PROPERTY TO OBTAIN AND FURNISH FIRE ENGINES AND RELATED TYPES OF FIRE EQUIPMENT.
- Board of Supervisorsí Committee Reports and Announcements.
SUPERVISOR WINTER REPORTED REGARDING THE FOLLOWING:
- LETTER FROM REDWOOD EMPIRE CHAPTER OF MAINTENANCE SUPERINTENDENTS ASSOCIATION CONGRATULATING LANCE HEIDE, NAPA COUNTY ROAD SUPERINTENDENT AS THE RECIPIENT OF THE "1998 SUPERINTENDENT OF THE YEAR". MR. HEIDE IS THE FIRST TWO-TIME RECIPIENT OF THE AWARD AND HAS ALSO BEEN NOMINATED FOR THE PETER WALSH AWARD WHICH RECOGNIZES THE OUTSTANDING MAINTENANCE PROFESSIONALS IN SIX WESTERN STATES.
- SMART GROWTH SUMMIT IN SACRAMENTO.
- NAPA VALLEY HOUSING AUTHORITY WILL MEET FEBRUARY 2, 1999 AND BEGIN GEARING UP FOR ITS ANNUAL CHRISTMAS IN APRIL PROJECT.
SUPERVISOR WAGENKNECHT REPORTED REGARDING THE FOLLOWING:
- NAPA WAS PROMINENTLY MENTIONED AT THE SMART GROWTH SUMMIT.
- CRUZ BUSTAMANTE, LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR, ADVISED THAT THERE WILL NOT BE FUNDS FOR THE EDUCATIONAL REIMBURSEMENT AUGMENTATION FUND (ERAF).
- NAPA SANITATION DISTRICTíS EXPENDITURE OF FUNDS TO REMEDY ITS ODOR PROBLEM.
SUPERVISOR RIPPEY REPORTED REGARDING THE FOLLOWING:
- POSSIBLE DISCONTINUATION OF COUNTY MEDICAL SERVICES PROGRAM FUNDING BY THE GOVERNOR WHICH COULD MEAN ELIMINATION OF ACTIVITIES FOR INDIGENT MEDICAL HEALTH CARE FOR ADULTS.
- NAPA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE LEGISLATIVE COMMITTEE DISCUSSION ON AFFORDABLE HOUSING.
- FEDERAL BUDGET FOR THE NAPA RIVER FLOOD CONTROL PROJECT AND ADDITIONAL MONIES FOR RESTORATION AND WATERSHED PLANNING EFFORTS.
- PRODUCTION MEETINGS OF THE NAPA RIVER WATERSHED TASK FORCE AND INFORMATIVE PRESENTATIONS BY DENNIS BOWKER, NAPA COUNTY RESOURCE CONSERVATION DISTRICT AND ED WEBBER, NAPA COUNTY AGRICULTURAL COMMISSIONERíS OFFICE; EXPERT PRESENTATIONS ON THE ECOLOGY AND DEFINITION OF A HEALTHY WATERSHED; AND THE NEXT MEETING TO BE HELD ON FEBRUARY 8, 1999 AT 1:30 P.M. AT THE NEW GASSER BUILDING ON SOSCOL AVENUE.
- WASHINGTON, D.C., TRIP IN MARCH TO ENSURE FUNDS ARE BUDGETED FOR THE FLOOD CONTROL PROJECT AND TO PURSUE ADDITIONAL FUNDING.
- FAREWELL RECEPTION FOR CONSERVATION, DEVELOPMENT AND PLANNING COMMISSIONERS MARY HANDEL AND JULIANA INMAN TO BE HELD FEBRUARY 6, 1999 AT NAPA COUNTY LANDMARKS.
- Board of Supervisorsí Future Agenda Items.
- Department Headsí Reports and Announcements.
- Closed Session: None
CLOSED SESSION NOT HELD
ADJOURNED TO BOARD OF SUPERVISORSí REGULAR MEETING, TUESDAY,
FEBRUARY 9, 1999 AT 9:00 A.M.
Supervising Clerk of the Board
Vote: L = Mark Luce; R = Mike Rippey; V = Mel Varrelman; W = Kathryn Winter;
BW = Brad Wagenknecht
Notations under Vote: N = No; X = Excused; A = Abstained