MINUTES OF THE
MEETING OF THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
COUNTY OF NAPA
April 27, 1999
THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS OF THE COUNTY OF NAPA MET IN REGULAR SESSION, TUESDAY, APRIL 27, 1999 AT 9:00 A.M. WITH THE FOLLOWING MEMBERS PRESENT: CHAIRMAN MARK LUCE, SUPERVISORS MIKE RIPPEY, MEL VARRELMAN, KATHRYN WINTER AND BRAD WAGENKNECHT.
REGIONAL TRAINING, EMPLOYMENT COORDINATOR DONNA DEWEERD LED THE SALUTE TO THE FLAG.
CONTINUED TO MAY 4, 1999.
CHAIRMAN PRESENTED RESOLUTION R-99-42
JOHN KELLY AND RON DOWNS EXPRESSED CONCERN REGARDING THE OUT-OF-CONTROL "AGRICULTURAL BURN" IN THE LOKOYA/MT. VEEDER AREA AND QUESTIONED THE ISSUANCE OF PERMITS, SPECIFICALLY DURING HIGH WIND FORECASTS, AS WELL AS THE ACCOUNTABILITY OF THE PROPERTY OWNERS WHO PROCEED WITH AGRICULTURAL BURNS DESPITE THESE FORECASTS. THE LOKOYA FIRE DEPARTMENT WAS COMPLIMENTED IN THEIR SUPPRESSION OF THE FIRE.
CANDACE ELIZA REFERRED TO THE NAPA COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT’S MISSION STATEMENT AND EXPRESSED CONCERN REGARDING THE COUNTY RESIDENTS’ AND EMPLOYEES’ EXPOSURE TO ELECTRO-MAGNETIC FIELDS, GAS/MTBE POLLUTION DUE TO THE TRANSFORMER NEAR THE NEW COURT BUILDING AND GAS BLOWERS USED BY COUNTY TRUSTIES. REFERENCE WAS MADE TO THE DISTURBANCE OF THE SWALLOWS’ NESTS ON THE HALL OF JUSTICE BUILDING AND HOW THEIR DISPLACEMENT IS SIMILAR TO THAT OF HOMELESS PERSONS.
LAVERNE MACK ADDRESSED THE BOARD CONCERNING THE GROUND WATER ORDINANCE, NOTICING PRACTICES AND SUGGESTED PUBLISHED NOTICES BE VERY CLEAR AS TO THEIR CONTENT.
CHAIRMAN LUCE DIRECTED STAFF TO AGENDIZE DISCUSSION REGARDING NOTICING REQUIREMENTS.
APPROVED V-W-BW-R-L BT-72
APPROVED V-W-BW-R-L A-4067
X (AMEND. 1)
APPROVED V-W-BW-R-L BT-78
APPROVED V-W-BW-R-L A-2939
X (AMEND. 1)
APPROVED V-W-BW-R-L BT-77
APPROVED V-W-BW-R-L BT-66
APPROVED V-W-BW-R-L BT-76
APPROVED V-W-BW-R-L BT-74
APPROVED V-W-BW-R-L BT-75
ADOPTED RESOLUTION V-W-BW-R-L R-99-43
Adoption of Resolution to Provide Notice of Its Intent to Dissolve the Napa Valley Business Park Assessment District, and set June 15, 1999 at 9:00 a.m., or soon thereafter, as the date and time for the public hearing on the dissolution.
ADOPTED RESOLUTION V-W-BW-R-L R-99-44
APPROVED V-W-BW-R-L A-4153
APPROVED V-W-BW-R-L A-4154
X N (AMEND. 5)
APPROVED V-W-BW-R-L A-3892
X (AMEND. 2)
(Details on file with the Clerk of the Board)
APPROVED V-W-BW-R-L A-3583
Applicants Membership Category Term
Michelle Ann Purdy At Large September 1, 2001
Teresa D. Zimny Public Assistance Agency September 1, 2000
CONTINUED TO MAY 25, 1999.
APPROVED THE MINUTES OF APRIL 13, 1999.
APPROVED THE MINUTES OF APRIL 20, 1999, CORRECTING ITEM NO. 39 ADVISING THE MEETING WOULD BE HELD AT THE ELKS CLUB NOT THE GASSER BUILDING. V-W-BW-R-L
(SEE ITEM NUMBER 26)
CONTINUED TO NON-SPECIFIC DATE
APPROVED V-R-W-BW-L BT-73
(Continued from April 13, 1999)
APPROVED REQUEST V-W-R-BW-L
THE BOARD DIRECTED STAFF TO PURSUE GRANT MONIES TO FUND A STUDY FOR FUTURE USE OF THE COUNTY PROPERTY AT 1436 POLK STREET, NAPA. V-R-W-BW-L
31. 9:30 a.m.- Public Hearings - Appeal filed by Susan J. Jinks to decisions by the Zoning Administrator: (Staff Requests Board Acknowledge Withdrawal by Appellant of the Appeal to the Three Decisions)
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 Assessor’s Parcel No. 032-400-009) Environmental Determination: Exempt from CEQA.
(Continued from July 28, September 1, November 10, 1998, January 12 and March 9, 1999)
THE BOARD ACCEPTED WITHDRAWAL OF APPEAL.
32. 11:00 a.m. - Joint Meeting with the American Canyon City Council:
B. Napa County Board of Supervisors’ tour of the proposed Town Center site (old Basalt Plant across the tracks at the end of South Napa Junction Road) and adjacent vineyards and lunch at Lena’s Tavern, 659D Napa Junction Road, American Canyon.
SUPERVISORS RIPPEY, WINTER AND LUCE ATTENDED THE TOUR.
APPROVED AS RECOMMENDED AND MODIFIED ITEM NO. 8, SETTING THE LIMIT FOR POLITICAL CONTRIBUTIONS AT $250 PER YEAR NOT TO EXCEED $1,000 IN ANY FOUR YEAR PERIOD.
34. Appoint nine (9) persons to fill the current nine (9) openings on the Napa County Children and Families First Commission with the terms of office to be determined by lot with two (2) terms to expire January 1, 2000, two (2) to expire January 1, 2001, two (2) to expire January 1, 2002 and three (3) to expire January 1, 2003:
Category Appointments Description as Prescribed in Proposition 10 Initiative
Board 1 Member of the Board of Supervisors.
County 2 To be selected from County Health Officer and those
persons responsible for the management of County functions pertaining to children’s services, public health services, behavioral health services, social services and tobacco and other substance abuse prevention and treatment services.
Stakeholders 6 To be selected from those persons described under
"County" above and those persons who are educators specializing in early childhood development, representatives of a local child care resource or referral agency or a local child care coordinating group, representatives of a local organization for prevention or early intervention for families at risk, representatives of community-based organizations that have the goal of promoting nurturing and early childhood development, representatives of local school districts, representatives of local medical, pediatric or obstetric associations or societies, recipients of project services included in the County strategic plan.
Applicants Membership Category
Gail V. Adams Stakeholder
Tony Apolloni, Ph.D. Stakeholder
Dr. Kristie A. Brandt* County/Stakeholder
Dan Corsello Stakeholder
Dianne "Dee" M. Cuney Stakeholder
Jackie Dollar Stakeholder
Applicants Membership Category
Cristine Eugenia Gallagher Stakeholder
Bruce Heid * Stakeholder
Darlene Elaine Howell Stakeholder
Jay Hull * County/Stakeholder
Patricia Jennings Stakeholder
Harold E. Johnstone Stakeholder
Andrea Jean Knowlton Stakeholder
Joan K. Lockhart Stakeholder
Teresa M. Longoria * County/Stakeholder
Hope Lugo Stakeholder
Lisa G. Lyke Stakeholder
Dr. George Monteverdi Stakeholder
Tina M. Persaud Stakeholder
Mary "Michele" Savage Stakeholder
Ardis J. Troedson Stakeholder
James Robert Wallis, Jr. Stakeholder
Jody Leigh Yepson Stakeholder
*Indicates Interim Acting Member.
SUPERVISOR VARRELMAN NOMINATED AND THE BOARD APPPOINTED SUPERVISOR WINTER AS THE BOARD REPRESENTATIVE.
SUPERVISOR RIPPEY NOMINATED AND THE BOARD APPOINTED DR. KRISTIE BRANDT AND TERRY LONGORIA AS COUNTY REPRESENTATIVES. R-W-BW-V-L
SUPERVISOR WINTER NOMINATED AND THE BOARD APPOINTED PATRICIA JENNINGS. W-R-BW-V-L
CHAIRMAN LUCE NOMINATED AND THE BOARD APPOINTED DEE CUNNEY. L-R-W-BW-V
SUPERVISOR VARRELMAN NOMINATED AND THE BOARD APPOINTED DAN CORSELLO. V-R-W-BW-L
SUPERVISOR WINTER NOMINATED AND THE BOARD APPOINTED ARDIS TROEDSON. W-R-W-BW-L
SUPERVISOR VARRELMAN NOMINATED AND THE BOARD APPOINTED JACKIE DOLLAR. V-R-W-BW-L
CHAIRMAN LUCE NOMINATED AND THE BOARD APPOINTED TINA PRESAUD. L-R-V-W-BW
35. Discussion and possible action including, but not limited to, the following legislation:
THE BOARD WENT ON RECORD IN SUPPORT OF AB 303
THE BOARD WENT ON RECORD IN SUPPORT OF AB 34
THE BOARD WENT ON RECORD IN SUPPORT OF AB 88
THE BOARD DIRECTED STAFF TO FORWARD LETTER IN SUPPORT OF THE INITIATIVE. V-R-W-BW-L
E. Adoption of a resolution supporting state funding for the Bay Area Ridge Trail.
ADOPTED RESOLUTION V-W-BW-R-L R-99-45
SUPERVISOR VARRELMAN DIRECTED STAFF TO RESEARCH AB 1612 (FLOREZ) AND BRING BACK FOR DISCUSSION AT THE MAY 4, 1999 MEETING.
36. Board of Supervisors’ Committee Reports and Announcements.
37. Board of Supervisors’ Future Agenda Items.
NON-SPECIFIC DATE - DISCUSSION REGARDING NOTICING REQUIREMENTS. (CHAIRMAN LUCE, #5)
38. Department Heads’ Reports and Announcements.
39. Closed Session None scheduled.
ADJOURNED TO BOARD OF SUPERVISORS’ REGULAR MEETING, TUESDAY,
MAY 4, 1999 AT 9:00 A.M.
Deputy 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