MINUTES OF THE MEETING OF THE
BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
August 29, 2000
1. Call to Order; Roll Call.
THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS OF THE COUNTY OF NAPA MET IN REGULAR SESSION, TUESDAY, AUGUST 29, 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.
SUPERVISOR MARK LUCE LED THE SALUTE TO THE FLAG.
3. Public Comment
JOSIE JENKINS, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, SERVICE INTERNATIONAL UNION, LOCAL 614, ADDRESSED THE BOARD CONCERNING IN-HOME SUPPORT SERVICES (IHSS) REGARDING THE AB 1682 REQUIREMENT FOR THE EMPLOYER OF RECORD AND THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS TO CREATE AN ADVISORY COMMITTEE (IHSS PROGRAM) MANDATE TO RECEIVE STATE AND FEDERAL FUNDING.
SUPERVISOR VARRELMAN ASKED THAT THE MATTER BE PLACED ON A FUTURE AGENDA.
THE FOLLOWING INDIVIDUALS ALSO SPOKE CONCERNING HOME HEALTH CARE: NATALIA MANRIQUEZ, ARMINDA SANCHEZ,
GARY MILLER AND JEAN BLACKBURN.
TODD ADAMS SPOKE CONCERNING THE GLASSY-WINGED SHARPSHOOTER AND HIS EXPERIENCE OF THE BENEFITS OF HAVING DIVERSITY IN AGRICULTURE AND THE PROBLEMS WITH HAVING NO ECOLOGICAL SYSTEM.
IRVING THOMAS REQUESTED A RESPONSE TO REPORTED GRADING VIOLATIONS AT PAHLMEYER VINEYARDS AND CHATEAU POTELLE VINEYARDS.
4. Department Heads’ Reports and Announcements.
5. Treasurer/Tax Collector requests adoption of a resolution approving the sale of tax-defaulted property at public auction and authorization to re-offer any unsold parcel at a reduced minimum bid. (Copy of property schedule subject for auction on file with the Clerk of the Board) R-00-115
6. District Attorney requests approval of and authorization for Chairman to sign an agreement with Software Automation, Inc. in the amount of $55,000 for the term July 1, 2000 through June 30, 2001 for computer support for the Family Support Division.
7. Public Defender, Treasurer-Tax Collector, Director of Information Technology Services and Assessor/Recorder-County Clerk request approval of and authorization to sign Memorandums of Understanding with the State Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) for the purpose of obtaining DMV data using on-line access. Each department will have access limited to only that information needed for that department’s purposes.
8. Sheriff requests approval of and authorization to sign a grant in the amount of $50,000 from the State Office of Criminal Justice Planning to upgrade the Sheriff’s Activities League facility located on the grounds of Napa State Hospital.
9. Sheriff requests approval of and authorization for County Administrator to apply for and sign a $15,787 Local Law Enforcement Block Grant from the Unites States Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Assistance for the purchase of law enforcement equipment.
10. Sheriff requests approval of Budget Transfer No. 10 transferring $7,054 within the Sheriff’s Budget (Budget Unit 23500) and establishing a fixed asset to purchase storage shed for explosives. BT-10
11. Director of Health and Human Services Agency requests the following actions related to the Answers Benefiting Children (ABC) Grant:
A. Adoption of a resolution increasing the amount by $312,500 for a new maximum of $562,500, extending the term to September 30, 2001 and authorizing the Director of Health and Human Services Agency to sign the Extension and Augmentation Grant Award Agreement; and R-00-102
B. Approval of Budget Transfer No. 7 increasing revenue and appropriation by $50,000 in the Social Services Budget (Budget Unit 50100) to fund grant activities. (4/5 vote required) (Continued from August 22, 2000)
12. Director of Health and Human Services Agency requests approval of and authorization for Chairman to sign the renewal of Agreement No. 4068 with Liliana Garcia, RN, for a maximum of $18,176 for the term July 1, 2000 through June 30, 2001 to provide nurse practitioner services in County health clinics. A-4068
13. Director of Health and Human Services Agency requests approval of and authorization for Chairman to sign an agreement with Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Santa Rosa for a maximum of $25,775 for the term March 1, 2000 through June 30, 2001 to provide property management services for the Casa Grande Housing Program.
14. Director of Health and Human Services Agency requests approval of and authorization for Chairman to sign the following agreements with the California Department of Health Services for the term July 1, 2000 through June 30, 2001 for AIDS services:
A. Agreement No. 3409 for a maximum of $215,783;
B. Agreement No. 3484, a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) prescribing terms and conditions for AIDS case surveillance activities;
C. Agreement No. 3485, a MOU prescribing terms and conditions for HIV testing; and A-3485
D. Agreement No. 3820, a MOU prescribing terms and conditions for AIDS education and prevention activities. A-3820
15. Director of Health and Human Services Agency requests authorization for out-of-state travel for Eric Zimny, Compliance Officer, to attend the 2000 Compliance Institute in New Orleans, Louisiana from September 24-27, 2000 for an estimated cost of $2,300.
16. Director of Information Technology Services requests approval of and authorization for the Purchasing Agent to issue purchase orders for the following for the term July 1, 2000 through June 30, 2001:
A. Agreement with Hewlett-Packard Company under CMAS Contract No. 3-94-70-0011 in the amount of $46,601 for hardware and software maintenance and materials for the two “K-Class” servers; and
B. Agreement with NEC Business Network Solutions under CMAS Contract No. 3-98-00-0226A in the amount of $14,846 to provide hardware and software technical support upgrades and extended warranty services for routers, switches and associated peripherals.
17. Personnel Director requests adoption of Retirement Resolution No. 00-107 for Lynn Hard, Public Works Transportation Planner, in recognition of over 20 years of service.
18. Regional Training Employment Coordinator requests approval of and authorization for Chairman to sign the following agreements for consulting activities related to the North Bay Employment Connection grants:
A. Agreement with Maureen Thompson for a maximum of $35,000 for the term
August 21, 2000 through December 31, 2000;
B. Amendment No. 2 to Agreement No. 4326 with Dan Paicopulos increasing the amount by $24,000 for a new total of $35,200 and extending the term through December 31, 2000;
C. Amendment No. 1 to Agreement No. 4319 with Halle Group increasing the amount by $60,645 for a new total of $70,645 and extending the term through December 31, 2000; and
D. Amendment No. 3 to Agreement No. 4256 with School Web Services increasing the amount by $30,000 for a new total of $91,700 and extending the term through December 31, 2000.
19. Regional Training Employment Coordinator requests approval of and authorization for Chairman to sign the following amendments to agreements with the State of California, Employment Development Department:
A. Amendment No. 1 to Agreement No. 4207 increasing the amount by $80,000 for a new total of $740,087 and extending the term through December 31, 2000 for the continued implementation of a Regional One-Stop Career Center System;
B. Amendment No. 1 to Agreement No. 4208 extending the term through September 30, 2000 to complete Workforce Investment Act Transitional Planning; and
C. Amendment No. 1 to Agreement No. 4209 extending the term through September 30, 2000 to complete Workforce Investment Act Regional Partnership Planning.
20. County Administrator requests appointment of Commissioner David Graves to serve on the Wildlife Conservation Commission as the Conservation, Development and Planning Commission representative with the term to expire February 1, 2003.
21. County Administrator requests the following amendments to the Automobile Allowance Policy, effective September 2, 2000:
A. Increase the twice-monthly flat rate for Automobile Expense Reimbursement from $185 to $195; and
B. Add the Director of Management Information Services, Personnel Director and Assistant County Administrator positions as management positions eligible for the automobile allowance.
22. Approve minutes of Board of Supervisors’ meeting of August 8, 2000.
23. Discussion of items removed from the Consent Calendar.
APPROVED CONSENT CALENDAR NUMBERS 5 THROUGH 22.
24. 9:05 a.m. - Presentation of resolution to Napa Valley Vintners Association in appreciation of their efforts in connection with the Napa Valley Wine Auction.
CONTINUED TO NON SPECIFIC DATE
25. 9:10 a.m. - Director of Health and Human Services Agency to present status update on Transitional Residential Alliance and Integrated Network (TRAIN) Grant.
26. 9:15 a.m. - Public Hearing - Board to consider appeal filed by Mennen Environmental Foundation, Concerned Citizens for Napa Hillsides and the Sierra Club, to a decision by the Conservation, Development and Planning Commission on August 18, 1999 to adopt a Negative Declaration and approve Use Permit No. 98214-UP of
Jean-Noel Fourmeaus/The Best Cellar for an exception to Conservation Regulations to allow for earthmoving activity and subsequent development of 3.4 acres of vineyard on slopes over 30% within a contiguous development area of 4.25 acres comprised of Blocks A & B as shown of Erosion Control Plan Application No. 98118-ECPA. The project site is located on the west side of Mt. Veeder Road, approximately 4,000 feet south of the Oakville Grade within an Agricultural Watershed (AW) Zoning District. (Assessor’s Parcel No. 034-350-0035) Environmental Determination: Negative Declaration Recommended for Adoption.
PUBLIC HEARING HELD
THE BOARD ACCEPTED WITHDRAWAL OF THE APPEAL.
27. 9:30 a.m. - Public Hearing - County Administrator requests authorization for the issuance of a Letter of Public Convenience and Necessity for the transfer of a Type 20 Retail Off Sale Alcoholic Beverage License (off-sale beer and wine) to Crocker and Starr Wine Company, LLC, from 377 McCormick Street, St. Helena, California, 94574 to 177 Tower Road, Napa, California, 94559. (Staff requests withdrawal of this item)
PUBLIC HEARING HELD
THE BOARD ACCEPTED WITHDRAWAL OF THE REQUEST.
28. 9:30 a.m. - Public Hearing - First reading and intention to adopt an ordinance related to the Napa County Children and Families First Commission amending Napa County Code Section 2.71.080 to delete references to “First” in the phrase “Children and Families First.” Environmental Determination: Not subject to California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA).
PUBLIC HEARING HELD
THE BOARD WAIVED READING BALANCE OF ORDINANCE
THE BOARD DECLARED INTENT TO ADOPT ORDINANCE.
29. 9:30 a.m. - Public Hearing - First reading and intention to adopt an ordinance adding Subsection “W” to Section 1.24.020 of the Napa County Code authorizing the Napa County Fire Marshal, Assistant Fire Marshal, Deputy Fire Marshals, and Inspectors to make arrests without warrants. Environmental Determination: Exempt from California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), General Rule (County Guidelines Section 404).
PUBLIC HEARING HELD
THE BOARD WAIVED READING BALANCE OF ORDINANCE.
THE BOARD DECLARED INTENT TO ADOPT ORDINANCE.
30. 10:00 a.m. - Board of Supervisors sitting as the Board of Directors of the Silverado Community Services District:
(SEE SILVERADO COMMUNITY SERVICES DISTRICT MINUTES)
31. 10:30 a.m. - Director of Conservation, Development and Planning to report on the Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) regional fair share housing needs determination and request authorization for the Director to file a response.
32. County Administrator requests the following in connection with the Hope Resource Center, a day center for Napa’s homeless population:
A. Approval of and authorization for Chairman to sign an agreement with Napa County Council for Economic Opportunity for a maximum of $75,000 for the term August 29, 2000 through June 30, 2001 to provide program support; and
APPROVED REQUEST R-BW-L-W-V A-4355
B. Approval of Budget Transfer No. 11 transferring $75,000 from Contingencies to County Contributions –Hope Resource Center. (4/5 vote required)
APPROVED REQUEST R-BW-L-W-V
33. County Administrator requests approval of Budget Transfer No. 8 establishing and appropriating fund balances for Fiscal Year 2000/2001 General Fund and Non-General Fund budgets. (4/5 vote required) (Continued from August 22, 2000)
APPROVED REQUEST W-R-L-BW-V BT-8
34. County Administrator requests appointment of one person from the following applicants
to serve on the Conservation, Development and Planning Commission/Airport Land Use Commission with the term of office to expire January 2, 2001:
G. Alan Murray
Lawrence Michael Schoenke
SUPERVISOR MIKE RIPPEY NOMINATED AND THE BOARD APPOINTED LAWERENCE SCHOENKE. R-BW-L-W-V
35. Discussion and possible action regarding legislation.
36. Board of Supervisors’ Committee Reports and Announcements.
SUPERVISOR WAGENKNECHT REPORTED ON THE MEETING HE AND SUPERVISOR WINTER ATTENDED LAST WEEK WITH CONGRESSWOMAN BARBARA BOXER REGARDING THE GLASSY-WINGED SHARPSHOOTER.
SUPERVISOR LUCE REPORTED ON NAPA SANITATION DISTRICT PERMIT APPEAL TO THE STATE BOARD AND REGIONAL QUALITY CONTROL BOARD WITH REGARD TO COPPER DISCHARGE.
SUPERVISOR WINTER REPORTED ON NAPA COUNTY CHILDREN AND FAMILIES FIRST COMMISSION AWARD OF APPROXIMATELY $650,000 TO THIS YEAR’S APPLICANTS AND THAT TWO (2) APPLICATIONS ARE STILL UNDER CONSIDERATION DUE TO LACK OF A QUORUM AND ALSO UNDER CONSIDERATION IS THE CHILD CARE COUNCIL APPLICATION.
37. Board of Supervisors’ Future Agenda Items.
38. Closed Session: None scheduled.
CLOSED SESSION NOT HELD
ADJOURNED TO BOARD OF SUPERVISORS’ REGULAR MEETING, TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2000 AT 9:00 A.M.
MARY JEAN MCLAUGHLIN
Clerk of the Board of Supervisors
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