MINUTES OF THE

MEETING OF THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

COUNTY OF NAPA

March 23, 1999

 

  1. Call to Order.

THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS OF THE COUNTY OF NAPA MET IN REGULAR SESSION, TUESDAY, MARCH 23, 1999 AT 9:00 A.M. WITH THE FOLLOWING MEMBERS PRESENT: CHAIRMAN MARK LUCE, SUPERVISORS MIKE RIPPEY, MEL VARRELMAN, KATHRYN WINTER AND BRAD WAGENKNECHT.

  1. Pledge of Allegiance.

FORMER NAPA CITY COUNCILMEMBER CINDY WATTER LED THE SALUTE TO THE FLAG.

A MOMENT OF SILENCE WAS OBSERVED IN MEMORY OF

MARCI ELY WILSON, THE WIFE OF COUNTY ADMINISTRATIVE ANALYST CHARLEY WILSON.

  1. Public Comment.

NONE

Consent Calendar

  1. Director of Corrections requests authorization to amend the Departmental Allocation List in Corrections to add one (1) Correctional Technician, effective March 23, 1999 and one (1) Correctional Technician, Limited Term (LT), effective March 23, 1999 to June 30, 2000.

APPROVED W-BW-R-V-L

  1. Director of Corrections requests approval of an amendment (Budget Transfer No. 55) increasing and appropriating unanticipated revenue of $93,574 in the Corrections Budget (No. 24500) to provide for the remodel of booking and master control areas in the County Detention Facility (4/5ths vote required).

APPROVED W-BW-R-V-L BT-55

  1. Sheriff requests authorization for out-of-state travel for Deputy Greg Buffington to attend the "Sheriffís Activities League National Basketball Championships" in Fort Myers, Florida, from April 5 through 12, 1999, for an estimated cost of $2,125.

APPROVED W-BW-R-V-L

  1. Sheriff requests approval of Budget Transfer No. 54 for $8,976 from the Civil Equipment Trust to Coroner (Budget Unit 28600) and Sheriff-Civil (Budget Unit 23500) for the purchase of three computers and furniture for these divisions.

APPROVED W-BW-R-V-L BT-54

 

  1. Director of Health and Human Services Agency requests approval of and authorization for Chairman to sign the following agreements regarding payment for services rendered to non-insured clients of the County Mental Health program for Fiscal Year 1998-99:
    1. Agreement with St. Helena Hospital for a maximum of $15,000; and
    2. APPROVED W-BW-R-V-L A-4141

    3. Agreement with California Specialty Hospital for a maximum of $5,000.

APPROVED W-BW-R-V-L A-4142

  1. Director of Health and Human Services Agency requests approval and authorization for Auditor to pay claims over one year old for $172.24 for the provision of medical services to children served in the California Childrenís Services program.

APPROVED W-BW-R-V-L

  1. Director of Conservation, Development and Planning requests approval of and authorization for Chairman to sign an agreement with The SWA Group in the amount of $22,000 to provide landscape development plans and project review services in connection with landscaping improvements on Airport Boulevard within the Airport Industrial Area.

APPROVED W-BW-R-V-L A-4143

  1. 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 96-4, "Napa County Criminal Courts Building Project".

APPROVED W-BW-R-V-L

  1. Director of Public Works requests approval of Budget Transfer No. 56 increasing the appropriation for the Recycled Oil Tanks Project (Budget Unit 16000) by $14,000 to a new maximum of $20,000 to fund the construction of the pads on which to place the tanks, with offsetting revenue from an Integrated Waste Management Board grant.

APPROVED W-BW-R-V-L BT-56

  1. Acting Job Training Director requests approval of and authorization for Chairman to sign the following related to the annual Occupational Outlook Report:

    1. Amendment No. 1 to Agreement No. 3987 with the State of California Employment Development Department extending the term through March 31, 1999;
    2. APPROVED W-BW-R-V-L A-3987

      (AMEND. 1)

    3. Amendment No. 2 to Agreement No. 3930 with Jim Cassio and Associates extending the term through March 31, 1999; and

APPROVED W-BW-R-V-L A-3930

(AMEND. 2)

 

  1. Continued

    1. Renewal of Agreement No. 3930 with Jim Cassio and Associates for a maximum of $38,622 for the term March 1, 1999 through January 31, 2000 to produce the 1999 Napa County Occupational Outlook Report.

APPROVED W-BW-R-V-L A-3930

  1. Communications Manager requests approval of and authorization for Chairman to sign a new Cellular One agreement for the term March 23, 1999 through June 30, 2000 establishing new rates for cellular phone service.

APPROVED W-BW-R-V-L A-4019

  1. Management Information Services Director requests authorization for out-of-state travel for Kevin Olson, Information Services Manager, to attend Cisco Networkers Conference in Vancouver, B.C., from July 13 through 16, 1999, for an estimated cost of $1,800.

APPROVED W-BW-R-V-L

  1. Management Information Services Director requests authorization to accept a grant of software from the Environmental Systems Research Institute, Inc. (ESRI) Local Government Start-up Grant to foster and support the integration of Geographic Information System software and training in Napa County.

APPROVED W-BW-R-V-L

  1. Personnel Director requests the following actions, effective March 17, 1999:

    1. Amend the Table and Index to add Criminal Justice Planner;
    2. Approve revised class specifications for Criminal Justice Planner; and
    3. Amend appropriate policies adding Criminal Justice Planner.

(Details on file with the Clerk of the Board)

APPROVED W-BW-R-V-L

  1. Approve minutes of Board of Supervisorsí meeting of March 9, 1999.

APPROVED W-BW-R-V-L

19. Discussion of items removed from the Consent Calendar.

NONE

 

Set Matters

20. 9:15 a.m. - Public Hearing Rezoning Request No. 98221-RZG by Solano-Napa Builders Exchange. First and final reading and adoption of an ordinance rezoning two parcels totaling 0.90 acres from General Industrial:Airport Compatibility Combination (GI:AC) to Industrial Park:Airport Compatibility Combination (IP:AC) Zoning District located on the northwest side of Camino Dorado approximately 500 feet southwest of North Kelly Road, 135 Camino Dorado, Napa. (Assessorís Parcel Nos. 057-151-006 and 057-151-007) Environmental Determination: Negative Declaration prepared and recommended for adoption. (Continued from March 9, 1999)

THE BOARD, HAVING FOUND THAT IT HAS READ AND CONSIDERED THE INITIAL STUDY PREPARED FOR THE REZONING AND CONSIDERED ALL PUBLIC TESTIMONY, BOTH ORAL AND WRITTEN, REGARDING THE ENVIRONMENTAL EFFECTS OF THE PROPOSED REZONING, PRIOR TO TAKING ACTION ON THE REZONING, ADOPTED THE NEGATIVE DECLARATION. W-V-BW-R-L

TITLE READ

THE BOARD WAIVED READING BALANCE OF THE ORDINANCE

V-W-BW-R-L

ADOPTED ORDINANCE W-V-BW-R-L O-1155

  1. 9:20 a.m. - Recess to Special Meeting of the Napa County Flood Protection and Watershed Improvement Authority.
  2. (SEE MINUTES OF NAPA COUNTY FLOOD PROTECTION AND WATERSHED IMPROVEMENT AUTHORITY MINUTES)

  3. 9:30 a.m. - Public Hearing - Appeal filed by Last Resort, Inc. to a decision by the

Conservation, Development and Planning Director 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 And January 12, 1999)

PUBLIC HEARING OPENED - TESTIMONY PRESENTED

PUBLIC HEARING CONTINUED TO APRIL 13, 1999 AT 9:15 A.M.

V-R-W-BW-L

23. 12:00 p.m. - Recess to Annual Child Abuse Prevention Council Appreciation Luncheon and Blue Ribbon Campaign Kick-off at the Seventh Day Adventist Church, 1105 G Street, Napa.

LUNCHEON ATTENDED

 

24. 1:30 - 4:30 p.m. - Joint Meeting with the Napa City Council at Napa County Landmarks, 1026 First Street, Napa.

Discussion and possible action regarding City/County housing issues.

JOINT MEETING HELD

NAPA COUNTY CONSERVATION, DEVELOPMENT AND PLANNING DIRECTOR JEFF REDDING MADE INTRODUCTIONS.

NAPA CITY PLANNING DIRECTOR JOHN YOST REVIEWED GENERAL PLAN POLICIES REVISION NAPA 2020, URBAN GROWTH LINE AND RURAL URBAN LINE (RUL) AND LAND AVAILABILITY. MR. YOST ADVISED THAT THE CITY OF NAPA WILL MAKE APPLICATION TO THE LOCAL AGENCY FORMATION COMMISSION (LAFCO) FOR NEW SPHERE OF INFLUENCE STUDY. THE JOBSí HOUSING BALANCE WAS DISCUSSED.

MR. REDDING REVIEWED GENERAL PLAN GOALS, NAPA COUNTY LAND USE PLAN 98-2000 AND ADVISED OF CURRENT DESIGNATIONS OF 87% AGRICULTURAL WATERSHED AND 13% AGRICULTURAL WATERSHED AND OPEN SPACE LANDS IN THE URBAN AREAS. MEASURE "A", MEASURE "J" AND THE NAPA COUNTY AIRPORT INDUSTRIAL AREA SPECIFIC PLAN 95/2015 WERE DISCUSSED.

NAPA CITY HOUSING AUTHORITY EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR PETER DRYER REVIEWED HOUSING ELEMENT INFORMATION AND UPDATES.

SUPERVISOR VARRELMAN SUGGESTED THAT A DETERMINATION BE MADE OF THE NUMBERS OF HOMES THAT COULD BE CONSTRUCTED IN EACH JURISDICTION.

COUNCILMEMBER BUSENBARK SUGGESTED THAT THE FOCUS BE ON A PARTICULAR AREA OF AFFORDABILITY AND ITS EFFECT ON THOSE JURISDICTIONS THAT DO NOT HAVE A CERTIFIED HOUSING ELEMENT.

SUPERVISOR WINTER INDICATED THAT IT IS HER DESIRE TO HAVE ONE HOUSING AUTHORITY.

MAYOR HENDERSON REQUESTED THAT THE UP-VALLEY JURISIDICTIONS BE INVITED TO PARTICIPATE AT THE SECOND PART OF THIS MEETING.

COUNCILMEMBER SERCU RAISED INCOME ISSUES RELATING TO HOUSING.

CHAIRMAN LUCE EXPRESSED THE IMPORTANCE OF COUNTINUING TO BE VIGILANT ON HOUSING ISSUES.

COUNCILMEMBER TECHEL ADVISED OF THE NEED TO DISCUSS REVENUE SHARING.

 

24. Continued

SUPERVISOR WINTER ADVISED OF THE NEED TO DEFINE SUSTAINABLE.

SUPERVISOR RIPPEY INDICATED THAT THERE HAS BEEN MUCH EFFORT TO DEAL WITH HOUSING ISSUES AND SOME OF THE NEEDS ARE BEING ADDRESSED BUT THE LEGISLATIVE PIECE IS CRITICAL.

SUPERVISOR WAGENKNECHT SUGGESTED THE POSSIBILITY OF A JOINT TRUST FUND.

EVERYONE WAS ADVISED OF APRIL 20, 1999 JOINT MEETING WITH THE MAYORS AND VICE-MAYORS ON AFFORDABLE HOUSING AND THAT THERE WILL BE A SECOND PART TO THIS MEETING HELD UPVALLEY.

Regular Calendar

  1. Adoption of proposed Findings of Fact and a resolution denying Robert and Ariane Matschullatís appeal of and upholding the decision of the Conservation, Development and Planning Commission to grant Use Permit No. 97219-UP of Hagafen Winery/Norman and Irit Weir to establish a new winery with an annual production capacity of 50,000 gallons on a 12.23 acre parcel located on the east side of Silverado Trail approximately 0.5 miles north of its intersection with Soda Canyon Road in an Agricultural Preserve (AP) Zoning District (Assessorís Parcel No. 039-130-002), subject to the revision of certain conditions of approval as discussed in the decision of appeal and Findings of Fact. (Continued From March 9, 1999; Public Hearing Closed)
  2. ADOPTED RESOLUTION

    V-W-BW-R-L R-99-28

  3. Discussion and possible action including legislation.
  4. NONE

  5. Board of Supervisorsí Committee Reports and Announcements.
  6. SUPERVISOR RIPPEY REPORTED ON THE FOLLOWING:

    ∑ NAPA RIVER WATERSHED TASK FORCE MEETING

    ∑ TRIP TO WASHINGTON, D.C. TO SECURE FUNDING FOR THE

    NAPA RIVER FLOOD CONTROL PROJECT

  7. Board of Supervisorsí Future Agenda Items.
  8. NONE

  9. Department Headsí Reports and Announcements.

NONE

  1. Closed Session: None scheduled.

CLOSED SESSION Ė NOT HELD

 

 

Adjournment

ADJOURNED TO BOARD OF SUPERVISORSí REGULAR MEETING, TUESDAY,

MARCH 30, 1999 AT 9:00 A.M.

 

MARK LUCE

Chairman

ATTEST:

 

PATRICIA GILMORE

Deputy Clerk of the Board

 

KEY

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