MINUTES OF THE MEETING OF THE
BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
March 13, 2001
1. Call to Order; Roll Call.
THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS OF THE COUNTY OF NAPA MET IN REGULAR SESSION, TUESDAY, MARCH 13, 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.
MARK JOSEPH, CITY MANAGER, CITY OF AMERICAN CANYON, LED THE SALUTE TO THE FLAG.
3. Presentation and adoption of a resolution regarding the Napa County Therapeutic Child Care Center.
THE CHAIRMAN ANNOUNCED THE OPENING OF THE CENTER AND PRESENTED RESOLUTION TO DR. KRISTIE BRANDT. R-01-25
4. Public Comment.
5. Department Heads’ Reports and Announcements.
CONSERVATION, DEVELOPMENT AND PLANNING DIRECTOR
JEFFREY REDDING UPDATED THE BOARD ON THE REMODELING OF THE PLANNING DEPARTMENT OFFICE LOCATED IN THE COUNTY ADMINISTRATION BUILDING AND PLANS FOR THE DEPARTMENT TO MOVE FROM ITS CURRENT TEMPORARY LOCATION BACK TO THE BUILDING. MR. REDDING ADVISED THERE WILL BE A PRESS RELEASE WITH REGARD TO TEMPORARY REDUCED WORK HOURS AND PUBLIC ACCESS.
6. District Attorney requests approval of the following items related to the California Department of Child Support Services mandate for the Family Support Ombudsperson/Customer Service Initiative:
A. Amendment of the Departmental Allocation List to add one (1) Attorney III full-time employee effective March 11, 2001; and
B. Budget Transfer No. 65 increasing appropriations by $78,699 with offsetting revenue from the California Department of Child Support Services to fund the new position and related program costs. (4/5 vote required) BT-65
7. Public Defender requests authorization for out-of-state travel to attend the American Council of Chief Defenders National Forum in Santa Fe, New Mexico, from April 17-19, 2001, for an estimated cost of $1,000.
8. Director of Health and Human Services Agency requests approval of and authorization for Chairman to sign an agreement with Community Resources for Children for a maximum of $10,000 for the term February 1, 2001 through June 30, 2001 to provide emergency child care.
9. Director of Health and Human Services Agency requests approval of and authorization for Chairman to sign the following regarding the Therapeutic Child Care Center:
A. Agreement with N.C.C.E.O. for the term March 13, 2001 through June 30, 2002 to provide child care services; and
B. Agreement with the Napa County Office of Education for a maximum of $63,200 for the term January 22, 2001 through December 31, 2001 to provide a Special Education/Early Childhood Instructor.
10. Director of Health and Human Services Agency requests approval of the following actions regarding Touchpoints Training:
A. Authorization for Chairman to sign an agreement with Brazelton Touchpoints Center for the term January 1, 2001 through December 31, 2001 for reimbursement to Napa County in the amount of $38,796;
B. Authorization for Chairman to sign an agreement with Ralph Myers, M.D., for a maximum of $15,998 for the term January 1, 2001 through December 31, 2001; and
C. Budget Transfer No. 69 increasing revenue and appropriation by $38,796 in the Public Health budget to fund training activities. (4/5 vote required)
11. Director of Health and Human Services Agency requests approval of and authorization for Chairman to sign Amendment No. 5 to Agreement No. 3668 with the City of Napa increasing the amount by $7,207 for a new maximum of $60,012 and extending the term through June 30, 2001 to provide a Family Self-Sufficiency Coordinator.
12. Agricultural Commissioner requests the following actions effective March 17, 2001:
A. Amendment of the Departmental Allocation List to add one (1) Agricultural and Standards Service Worker I/II and delete one (1) Agricultural and Standards Service Worker;
B. Amendment of the Table and Index deleting Agricultural and Standards Service Worker and adding Agricultural and Standards Service Worker I/II; and
C. Approval of revised class specification for Agricultural and Standards Service Worker I/II.
(Details on file with the Clerk of the Board)
13. Director of Conservation, Development and Planning requests approval of and authorization for Chairman to sign an agreement with Donna Oldford for a maximum of $17,500 to assist with the processing of a land use application filed by Beringer Wine Estates to establish an agricultural processing facility in the Airport Industrial Area.
14. Director of Public Works requests approval of Budget Transfer No. 68 increasing the appropriation and corresponding revenue in the Equipment Pool by $8,115 for the purchase of a van instead of a sedan for the District Attorney-Family Support Division and amending the Departmental Vehicle Allocation List to reflect a van rather than a sedan. (4/5 vote required)
15. Director of Public Works requests authorization for out-of-state travel for Supervisor Rippey to attend meetings in Washington, D.C. with representatives of Congressional Offices, Office of Management and Budget, FEMA and Army Corps of Engineers, from April 21-25, 2001 at an estimated cost of $1,800.
16. Director of Public Works requests the following actions pertaining to the construction of the Capell Valley Fire Station:
A. Approval of Budget Transfer No. 66 increasing the appropriation for the Capell Valley Fire Station Project by $110,000 with offsetting reductions in the appropriations for the Atlas Peak Pole and Planning Remodel projects in the same budget unit (4/5 vote required); and
B. Award of the contract for the "Capell Valley Fire Station Project,"
PW 00-24, to Kama Limited, Inc. of Elevate, California for their low bid of $220,560, including three additive alternatives, and authorization for Chairman to sign the construction contract.
17. Director of Public Works requests adoption of a resolution temporarily closing
Wooden Valley Road from Highway 121 to Wooden Valley Crossroad, closing
Wooden Valley Crossroad from Wooden Valley Road to Gordon Valley Road and closing Gordon Valley Road from Wooden Valley Crossroad to the Napa/Solano County line, from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. on Friday, March 30, 2001 for the
Solano Bicycle Classic.
18. Director of Public Works/Aviation requests approval of and authorization for Chairman to sign an agreement with the Federal Aviation Administration for the term
March 13, 2001 through September 30, 2001, with an option for automatic annual renewal, for the Localizer Facility located by Runway 36L at the Napa County Airport.
19. Information Technology Services Director requests the following actions effective
March 17, 2001:
A. Amendment of the Departmental Allocation List for Records Management/Mail Services to add two (2) Mail/Records Clerk positions and delete one (1) Mail Clerk and one (1) Office Assistant II;
B. Amendment of the Table and Index to add Mail/Records Clerk and delete Mail Clerk; and
C. Approval of new class specification for Mail/Records Clerk.
(Details on file with the Clerk of the Board)
20. Personnel Director requests amendment of the Departmental Allocation List for Behavioral Health to add one (1) Senior Account Clerk and delete
one (1) Account Clerk II, effective March 17, 2001.
(Details on file with the Clerk of the Board)
21. County Administrator requests adoption of a resolution naming the members of the Juvenile Justice Coordinating Council.
22. Approve minutes of Board of Supervisors’ meeting of February 20, 2001.
23. Discussion of items removed from the Consent Calendar.
APPROVED CONSENT CALENDER NUMBERS 3 THROUGH 22.
24. 9:05 a.m.- Library Director to discuss and request direction to proceed with the American Canyon branch library proposal in concept including authorization to develop necessary actions to implement the proposal for Board consideration and action at a subsequent meeting.
APPROVED REQUEST V-BW-L-D-R
25. 9:15 a.m. - Discussion and possible action related to budgeting and use of tobacco settlement revenue.
THE BOARD CONSIDERED THE RECOMMENDATION TO APPROPRIATE $1.5 MILLION FROM THE TOBACCO TRUST FOR FISCAL YEAR 2001-2002, AND PRESERVE THE BALANCE OF THE TRUST FOR A FUTURE SECURITIZATION. COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR JAY HULL WAS ASKED TO RUN NUMBER SCENARIOS.
THE BOARD APPROVED RECOMMENDATION TO TARGET THE REVENUE TO HEALTH-RELATED PROGRAMS AND CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS UNDER THE FOLLOWING DEFINITION:
“PHYSICAL, MENTAL, AND DRUG AND ALCOHOL PROGRAMS AND FACILITIES WHICH PROVIDE INPATIENT AND OUTPATIENT SERVICES, INCLUDING RELATED PREVENTION AND EDUCATION PROGRAMS”
COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR TO INVITE ALL INTERESTED PARTIES INTO DISCUSSIONS AND SCHEDULE A PUBLIC HEARING TO ACCEPT PUBLIC INPUT ON THE USE OF TOBACCO FUNDS.
26. 10:00 a.m. - Closed Session regarding:
A. Conference with Labor Negotiator (Government Code
Agency Negotiator: Bruce Heid
Employee Organization: Napa County Deputy Sheriffs’ Association
B. Conference with Legal Counsel - Anticipated Litigation
Significant exposure to litigation pursuant to Government Code
Section 54956.9(b): (213 cases)
CLOSED SESSION HELD – NO REPORT
27. Discussion and possible action regarding legislation.
28. Board of Supervisors’ Committee Reports and Announcements.
SUPERVISOR VARRELMAN REPORTED ON A BRIEF ARTICLE IN THE PRESS DEMOCRAT THAT HE FOUND INTERESTING REGARDING BUILDING ON RIDGE TOPS IN SONOMA COUNTY.
SUPERVISOR DODD REPORTED ON METROLITAN TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION MEETING AND THAT EVEN IN THE AREA OF TRANSPORTATION, HOUSING IS THE TOPIC OF DISCUSSION.
SUPERVISOR DODD REPORTED ON NAPA VALLEY HOUSING AUTHORITY MEETING THAT HE AND SUPERVISOR WAGENKNECHT ATTENDED AND APPROVED AN EXPENDITURE FOR THE YURTS PROJECT IN ORDER TO HAVE IT READY FOR THE HARVEST.
SUPERVISOR DODD ALSO REPORTED ON THEIR ATTENDANCE AT CITY OF NAPA HOUSING BEST PRACTICES WORKSHOP WITH HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES DIRECTOR TERRY LONGORIA AND BRYAN KELLY, AS CO-CHAIRS OF THE CITY OF NAPA HOUSING ELEMENT STEERING COMMITTEE. HE INDICATED THAT IT WAS AN INFORMATIVE WORKSHOP WITH A LOT OF GOOD IDEAS.
SUPERVISOR LUCE REPORTED THAT HE HAD THE OPPORTUNITY TO MAKE A SITE VISIT TO THE SKAGGS ISLAND FACILITY. HE INDICATED THAT IT IS BASICALLY A SMALL COMMUNITY THAT HAS BEEN ABANDONED AND WITH SOME INFRASTRUCTURE IMPROVEMENTS, IT COULD BE A POTENTIAL HOUSING FACILITY.
CHAIRMAN RIPPEY REMINDED THE BOARD OF A CHAMPAYNE AND CANDLELIGHT TEA TO BE HELD MARCH 15TH AT THE BLUE VIOLET MANSION FROM 4:00 P.M. TO 6:00 P.M., IN HONOR OF THE FIRST WOMEN WHO SERVED ON THE NAPA COUNTY COMMISSION ON THE STATUS OF WOMEN AND ITS 25TH ANNIVERSARY.
29. Board of Supervisors’ Future Agenda Items.
ADJOURNED TO BOARD OF SUPERVISORS’ REGULAR MEETING, TUESDAY, MARCH 20, 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