MINUTES OF THE MEETING OF THE
BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
April 4, 2000
1. Call to Order; Roll Call.
THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS OF THE COUNTY OF NAPA MET IN REGULAR SESSION, TUESDAY, APRIL 4, 2000 AT 9:00 A.M. WITH THE FOLLOWING MEMBERS PRESENT: CHAIRMAN MEL VARRELMAN, SUPERVISORS MIKE RIPPEY, MARK LUCE, KATHRYN WINTER AND BRAD WAGENKNECHT.
2. Pledge of Allegiance.
CONSTANCE BATTISTI LED THE SALUTE TO THE FLAG.
THE CHAIRMAN PRESENTED PROCLAMATION.
4. Public Comment.
PETER REICHERS QUESTIONED WHAT TIME ITEM 29 WOULD BE HEARD FOR PUBLIC COMMENT.
5. Department Heads’ Reports and Announcements.
6. Chief Probation Officer requests authorization for out-of-state travel for Amy Stout, Probation Assistant specializing in Restorative Justice, from Juvenile Probation, to attend the Restorative Justice Academy in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, from May 1-9, 2000 for an estimated cost of $1,800.
7. District Attorney requests adoption of a resolution authorizing the Chairman to sign an amendment to Agreement No. 4030 with the State and extending the Senior Staff Counsel-State Limited Term (LT) position to June 2, 2000.
8. Director of Health and Human Services Agency requests authorization for out-of-state travel for Lynn Perez, Staff Services Manager, to attend the International Personnel Management Association-Western Region Conference in Phoenix, Arizona from April 30, 2000 through May 3, 2000 for an estimate cost of $1,100.
9. Director of Conservation, Development and Planning requests approval of and authorization for Chairman to sign an agreement with the Quail Ridge Wilderness Conservancy to provide a $10,000 loan to assist with the purchase of property within the Quail Ridge Reserve.
10. Director of Public Works requests the following actions related to the "Napa County Airport Shade Hangars Project," PW 00-9:
11. Director of Public Works requests approval of and authorization for Chairman to sign an agreement with Terrance E. Lowell & Associates, Inc. in the amount of $17,180 for the term April 4, 2000 through December 31, 2000 to prepare the Fiscal Year 2000/2001 County Service Area #3 assessments and an annexation application to the Local Agency Formation Commission (LAFCO) on behalf of the County.
12. Library Director requests authorization to apply for two program grants for Fiscal Year 2000/2001, each not to exceed $30,000, from The Library of California Board for the following:
13. Library Director requests adoption of updates to the Napa City-County Library Policy Manual. (Copies of Updates on File with the Clerk of the Board)
14. Management Information Services Director (MIS) requests authorization to amend the Departmental Allocation List for MIS (Budget Unit 17700) to add one (1) Information Services Manager I/II position effective April 4, 2000.
15. County Administrator requests authorization to pay billing from State Controller’s Office in the amount of $49,433 for under-remitted court revenues based on an audit report for the period July 1, 1994 through June 30, 1997.
16. County Administrator requests authorization for Chairman to sign letter in support of California State Association of Counties Excess Insurance Authority’s position relative to a published Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). The FEMA proposal would require all future applicants for federal disaster assistance to have a specific threshold of all risk insurance in place before a disaster to be eligible for Stafford Act disaster assistance funding programs.
17. County Administrator/Purchasing Agent requests authorization to declare certain items as surplus and dispose of them at public auction. (Complete List on File with the Clerk of the Board)
18. County Administrator/Purchasing Agent requests authorization to declare seven AST Bravo computers surplus, remove them from inventory and donate them to the Napa County Resource Conservation District. (Complete List on File with the Clerk of the Board)
19. Appoint the following persons to serve on the Emergency Medical Care Committee (EMCC) with the terms of office to expire as listed below:
Applicants Category of Appointment Term
Lt. Kenneth Elwer (Incumbent) Napa County Sheriff April 1, 2003
Douglas Koford (Incumbent) Alternate April 1, 2003
Chris Piper (Incumbent) Ambulance Company Operator April 1, 2003
Michael Venning (Incumbent) California Highway Patrol April 1, 2003
VACANT Alternate April 1, 2003
Ernie Loveless (Incumbent) Napa County Fire April 1, 2003
Del Monte Walters (Incumbent) Alternate April 1, 2003
The following are new appointments being recommended by the EMCC:
Applicants Category of Appointment Term
Bill Montgomery Ambulance Company Operator April 1, 2002
(Replaces Keith May)
Keith May Ambulance Company Operator–Alternate April 1, 2003
(Replaces Aaron Sorani)
Carol Diane Garcia Consumer April 1, 2001
(Replaces Cheryl Adeona Gribble)
20. Approve minutes of Board of Supervisors’ meeting of March 21, 2000.
APPROVED CONSENT CALENDAR NUMBERS 6 THROUGH 20.
22. 9:10 a.m. - Discussion and possible action regarding the following legislation:
B. Senate Bill 1972 (Mountjoy): Calling for a comprehensive study of the impact of adding Ethanol to reformulate gasoline.
THE BOARD DETERMINED THAT IT WOULD TAKE NO POSITION ON SENATE BILL 1971 AND SENATE BILL 1972.
THE BOARD AUTHORIZED STAFF TO FORWARD A LETTER TO SENATOR WESLEY CHESBRO AND THE COUNTY’S LEGISLATIVE LOBBYISTS SUPPORTING FUTURE LEGISLATION THAT WOULD REQUIRE FUTURE GASOLINE ADDITIVES BE THOROUGHLY STUDIED AND TESTED TO INSURE THAT POTENTIAL ENVIRONMENTAL CONTAMINATION OR HEALTH IMPACTS DO NOT RESULT FROM USE OF GASOLINE ADDITIVES. L-BW-R-W-V
PUBLIC HEARING HELD
ADOPTED RESOLUTION W-L-R-BW-V R-00-40
24. 9:30 a.m.- Public Hearing - Director of Public Works requests the following actions relating to the Airport Industrial Area Specific Plan:
PUBLIC HEARING HELD
ADOPTED RESOLUTION L-BW-R-W-V R-00-41
Sign No. Parcel Address Name
1 039-051-007 5300 Silverado Trail Shafer Vineyards
2 039-051-017 5350 Silverado Trail Chimney Rock Winery
3 039-040-051 5589 Silverado Trail Robert Mondavi Winery
4 039-051-005 5330 Silverado Trail Clos du Val
5 039-030-022 5584 Silverado Trail Palisade Vineyard
6 039-030-021 5584 Silverado Trail Palisade Vineyard
7 039-030-023 5584 Silverado Trail Regusci Winery
8 039-040-025 5795 Silverado Trail Hartwell Vineyards
9 039-030-012 5672 Silverado Trail Locked Horns Vineyard
10 039-040-034 5901 Silverado Trail Pine Ridge Estate Vines
11 039-230-007 6293 Silverado Trail Circle Hill Vineyard
12 031-230-010 Yountville Cross Rd. Cornerstone Vineyard
13 039-040-016 5991 Silverado Trail Taylor Vineyard
14 039-040-032 6121 Silverado Trail Disney Family Vineyard
15 032-530-019 6110 Silverado Trail Pillar Rock Vineyard
16 032-530-013 6150 Silverado Trail Stags Leap Winery
17 031-220-016 6171 Silverado Trail Hermosa Vineyard
18 032-530-005 6154 Silverado Trail Unknown
19 031-220-020 1467 Yountville Cross Rd. Annapurna Vineyards
20 031-320-006 6236 Silverado Trail Baldacci Family Vineyard
21 031-230-017 6320 Silverado Trail Robert Sinskey Vineyards
22 031-230-013 1473 Yountville Cross Rd. S. Anderson Vineyard
23 031-230-012 1523 Yountville Cross Rd. Stony Meadow Vineyards
Environmental Determination: Categorically Exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA).
(Continued from March 28, 2000)
PUBLIC HEARING OPENED - TESTIMONY PRESENTED
THE BOARD DENIED THE APPEAL AND UPHELD THE DECISION OF THE ZONING ADMINISTRATOR GRANTING USE PERMIT APPLICATION 98266-S TO THE STAGS LEAP DISTRICT WINEGROWERS ASSOCIATION WITH CONDITIONS OF APPROVAL NUMBERED ONE THROUGH SEVEN, AS LISTED IN STAFF REPORT DATED MARCH 28, 2000. L-BW-R-W-V
26. 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)
27. 2:00 p.m.- Recess to the Napa County Flood Protection and Watershed Improvement Authority meeting.
(SEE NAPA COUNTY FLOOD PROTECTION AND WATERSHED IMPROVEMENT AUTHORITY MINUTES)
28. County Administrator to discuss the status of the Tobacco Tax Settlement funds.
REPORT PRESENTED – NO ACTION TAKEN
A MOTION BY CHAIRMAN VARRELMAN TO ADOPT THE URGENCY ORDINANCE AS AMENDED DURING THE MEETING, DIED DUE TO LACK OF A SECOND.
30. Discussion and possible action including, but not limited to, the following legislation:
Senate Bill 1391 (Schiff): Juvenile Court Hearings
(Continued From March 28, 2000)
DROPPED FROM THE AGENDA – NO ACTION TAKEN
31. Board of Supervisors’ Committee Reports and Announcements.
32. Board of Supervisors’ Future Agenda Items.
33. Closed Session:
Conference with Legal Counsel - Existing Litigation
(Government Code Section 54956.9(a)):
Name of case: Napa Citizens for Honest Government and North Bay Citizens for Responsible Transportation v. County of Napa. (Napa County Superior Court Case No. 26-04014)
CLOSED SESSION HELD - NO REPORT
ADJOURNED TO BOARD OF SUPERVISORS’ REGULAR MEETING TUESDAY,
APRIL 11, 2000 AT 9:00 A.M.
MARY JEAN MCLAUGHLIN
Clerk of the Board of Supervisors
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