MINUTES OF THE MEETING OF THE
BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
February 27, 2001
1. Call to Order; Roll Call.
THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS OF THE COUNTY OF NAPA MET IN REGULAR SESSION, TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2001 AT 9:00 A.M. WITH THE FOLLOWING MEMBERS PRESENT: CHAIRMAN
MIKE RIPPEY, SUPERVISORS MARK LUCE, MEL VARRELMAN, BILL DODD AND BRAD WAGENKNECHT.
2. Pledge of Allegiance.
THE SALUTE TO THE FLAG WAS HELD.
3. Public Comment
4. Department Heads’ Reports and Announcements.
CHIEF PROBATION OFFICER JIM ROLAND ADVISED THE BOARD THAT THE JUVENILE HALL PHYSICAL FITNESS PROGRAM CALLED IMPACT THAT WAS PREVIOUSLY REFERRED TO AS A SORT OF BOOT CAMP WILL BE REACTIVATED THIS THURSDAY MORNING AT 5:30 A.M.
5. Chief Probation Officer requests adoption of a resolution authorizing juvenile placements in the new State of California Turning Point Academy and agreeing to comply with Sections 731.3 and 796 of the Welfare and Institutions Code.
6. District Attorney requests authorization to establish a Fixed Asset in the amount of $5,439 to purchase an InFocus projector. (4/5 vote required)
7. Sheriff requests authorization for out-of-state travel for Sergeant Christopher Perry to attend a Special Entry Technician/Breachers Course in Yuma, Arizona, from April 24-27, 2001, for an estimated cost of $1,900.
8. Sheriff requests approval of Budget Transfer No. 61 in the amount of $5,000 increasing appropriations with offsetting revenue from Silverado Resort, Inc. for the Sheriff's Activities League youth programs in Napa County. (4/5 vote required)
9. Auditor-Controller requests authorization to draw a warrant in the amount of $62,000 from the Napa County Fair Fund, payable to the Napa County Fair, for the purpose of replenishing their operating fund.
10. Director of Health and Human Services Agency requests approval of and authorization for Chairman to sign an agreement with the Napa County Office of Education for a maximum of $15,998 for the term January 1, 2001 through December 31, 2001 to provide Brazelton Touchpoints Trainings.
11. Director of Health and Human Services Agency requests approval of and authorization for Chairman to sign the Declaration of Intent with the Department of Health Services for Rural Health Services Program Funding for Emergency Medical Services Appropriation for Fiscal Year 2000-2001.
12. Agricultural Commissioner requests approval of the following actions effective March 3, 2001:
A. Amendment of the Departmental Allocation List deleting two (2) supervisory (S) Deputy Agricultural Commissioner positions and adding two (2) management (M) Deputy Agricultural Commissioner positions;
B. Amendment of the Table and Index increasing salaries;
C. Approval of new class specification for Deputy Agricultural Commissioner; and
D. Amendment of appropriate policies deleting Deputy Agricultural Commissioner from supervisory listings and adding Deputy Agricultural Commissioner to management listings.
(Details on file with the Clerk of the Board)
13. Director of Public Works requests approval of Budget Transfer No. 60 transferring $45,000 from the completed Soscol Center Remodel Project to an existing appropriation in the same budget for repairs to the earthquake-damaged second floor of the Historic Courthouse. (4/5 vote required)
14. Director of Public Works requests approval of Budget Transfer No. 62, increasing the appropriation for the Wooden Valley Bridge Repair Project by $17,000 with a corresponding reduction in the appropriation for Services and Supplies in the same budget unit. (4/5 vote required)
15. Director of Public Works/Aviation requests approval of and authorization for Chairman to sign a California Department of Transportation loan application in the amount of $350,000 to construct eleven (11) T-hangars at the Napa County Airport.
16. County Administrator requests appointment of the following individuals to serve on the Mental Health Board for the terms as indicated below as recommended by the Mental Health Board:
Applicants Category of Appointment Expiration of Term
William Grandrath Family Member of Consumer January 1, 2004
Harris Nussbaum Interested and Concerned Citizen January 1, 2004
Julia Smith-Riccobono Interested and Concerned Citizen January 1, 2004
Beryl Nielsen Interested and Concerned Citizen January 1, 2003
Marian Hoffman Johnson (incumbent) Consumer January 1, 2002
Judy Ness (Incumbent) Family Member of Consumer January 1, 2002
Patricia Wear (Incumbent) Family Member of Consumer January 1, 2002
17. County Administrator requests appointments of Michael Campbell to serve on the Employee Relations Panel as an Employee Organization representative with the term to expire June 1, 2001 and Frank Danniels as representative recommended for appointment by the panel members with the term to expire June 1, 2002.
18. County Administrator/Director of Emergency Services requests adoption of a resolution confirming and continuing the Proclamation of Local Emergency declared on February 20, 2001 relating to a major debris flow at the northern end of Lake Berryessa as a result of current winter storms.
HELD FOR DISCUSSION
APPROVED BW-V-L-D-R R-01-22
19. Discussion of Items Removed from the Consent Calendar.
(SEE NUMBER 18).
APPROVED CONSENT CALENDAR NUMBERS 5 THROUGH 17 AND 19.
20. 9:30 a.m. - Closed Session regarding:
A. Conference with Legal Counsel - Existing Litigation
(Government Code Section 54956.9(a))
Names of Cases: Sierra Club v. County of Napa, et al. (Napa County Superior Court Case Nos. 26-07212 and 26-07213)
CLOSED SESSION HELD – NO REPORT
B. Conference With Labor Negotiator (Government Code
Agency Negotiator: Bruce Heid
Employee Organization: Napa County Deputy Sheriffs’ Association
CLOSED SESSION NOT HELD
21. Director of Public Works requests award of the construction contract for the "Napa County Animal Shelter Site Preparation," PW 00-16, to Heide & Williams of Napa for their low bid of $39,500 and authorization for Chairman to sign the construction contract.
APPROVED REQUEST BW-D-L-V-R
22. County Administrator requests discussion and possible appointments to the Juvenile Justice Coordinating Council with the terms of office to be four years, expiring December 31, 2004:
A. Appoint one (1) member of the Board of Supervisors to serve as representative of the Board of Supervisors.
B. Appointments to fill four (4) vacancies from the listing of applicants:
One person representing a Community-Based Drug and Alcohol Treatment Program:
Jorge B. Lopez, MPA
One person representing either the County Office of Education or a school district:
Jorge B. Lopez, MPA
Lenore J. Montegna
Barbara J. Nemko
One person representing the community-at-large:
Joseph Walter Androlowicz
David Lee Gevas
Rodger Dean Hallford
Jacqueline Kay Kaiser
Lenore J. Montegna
Mark Van Gorder
One parent of at-risk youth from the community-at-large:
Carla Jo Dal Porto
Rodger Dean Hallford
SUPERVISOR WAGENKNECHT NOMINATED AND THE BOARD APPOINTED SUPERVISOR MARK LUCE.
SUPERVISOR WAGENKNECHT NOMINATED AND THE BOARD APPOINTED JORGE B. LOPEZ, MPA.
SUPERVISOR VARRELMAN NOMINATED AND THE BOARD APPOINTED BARBARA J. NEMKO.
SUPERVISOR VARRELMAN NOMINATED AND THE BOARD APPOINTED COLLEEN DAUGHERTY.
SUPERVISOR LUCE NOMINATED AND THE BOARD APPOINTED
CARLA JO DAL PORTO.
23. Discussion and possible action regarding legislation.
24. Board of Supervisors’ Committee Reports and Announcements.
SUPERVISOR DODD REPORTED THAT HE ATTENDED THE CALIFORNIA STATE ASSOCIATION OF COUNTIES' NEW SUPERVISORS CONFERENCE AND THAT COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR JAY HULL GAVE AN OUTSTANDING AND VERY INFORMATIVE PRESENTATION ON EDUCATIONAL REVENUE AUGMENTATION FUND (ERAF).
CHAIRMAN RIPPEY REPORTED THAT HE AND SUPERVISORS WAGENKNECHT AND DODD ATTENDED GROUNDWATER MEETING AND THAT IT WAS CLEAR THAT THE COUNTY NEEDS TO WORK ON SOME REMEDIAL ACTIONS. CHAIRMAN RIPPEY INDICATED THAT THE MEETING WAS WELL ATTENDED AND RESPONSIVE AND THE COUNTY HAS AN OPPORTUNITY TO MAKE IMPROVEMENTS.
SUPERVISOR DODD REPORTED ON UNITED STATES GEOLIGICAL SURVEY PRESENTATION AT THE ABOVE REFERENCED MEETING AND THAT IT IS CLEAR THAT THE COUNTY NEEDS TO WORK ON CONSERVATION EFFORTS. SUPERVISOR DODD PRAISED
JOHN STEWART, PRINCIPLE PUBLIC ENGINEER, AND OTHER PUBLIC WORKS STAFF FOR THEIR EFFORTS IN THIS REGARD AND INDICATED THAT EVERYONE IS SATISFIED WITH THE PROGRESS AND THE DIRECTION.
SUPERVISOR WAGENKNECHT EMPHASIZED THAT NAPA COUNTY COULD POTENTIALLY BE MAKING DECISIONS THAT COULD BE REPLICATED IN OTHER AREAS.
SUPERVISOR VARRELMAN REMINDED THE BOARD THAT THE FLOOD CONTROL DISTRICT HAS A PROPOSED GROUNDWATER ORDINANCE ON ITS TENTATIVE SCHEDULE.
SUPERVISOR DODD SPOKE OF THE WELLS BEING MONITORED IN THE MILLIKEN-SARCO-TULOCAY AREA.
SUPERVISOR VARRELMAN COMMENDED PUBLIC WORKS STAFF ON THE OUTSTANDING JOB OF MONITORING WATER THROUGHOUT THE COUNTY.
SUPERVISOR LUCE ADVISED THAT IT HAS BEEN PROVEN THAT ONE WELL CAN HAVE AN IMPACT ON OTHER AREAS.
CHAIRMAN RIPPEY COMMENDED THOSE INVOLVED ON THE PROGRESS MADE WITH REGARD TO GROUNDWATER AND THE CONTINUING POSITIVE MOVE FORWARD.
25. Board of Supervisors’ Future Agenda Items.
ADJOURNED TO BOARD OF SUPERVISORS’ REGULAR MEETING, TUESDAY, MARCH 6, 2001 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; D= Bill Dodd;
BW = Brad Wagenknecht
Notations under Vote: N = No; X = Excused; A = Abstained