MINUTES OF THE MEETING OF THE
BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
April 17, 2001
1. Call to Order; Roll Call.
THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS OF THE COUNTY OF NAPA MET IN REGULAR SESSION, TUESDAY, APRIL 17, 2001 AT 9:00 A.M. WITH THE FOLLOWING MEMBERS PRESENT: CHAIRMAN MIKE RIPPEY, SUPERVISORS MARK LUCE, BILL DODD AND BRAD WAGENKNECHT.
SUPERVISOR MEL VARRELMAN WAS EXCUSED.
2. Pledge of Allegiance.
CRAIG SMITH LED THE SALUTE TO THE FLAG.
3. Public Comment
WILLIAM JARVIS PEAY ADDRESSED THE BOARD CONCERNING A TRAFFIC STOP MADE ON HIM BY A DEPUTY SHERIFF AND THEN BEING INTERVIEWED BY HIS SERGEANT THE FOLLOWING MORNING.
MR. PEAY ADVISED THAT HE HAS FILED A CITIZEN COMPLAINT ALLEDGING RACIAL PROFILING.
4. Department Heads’ Reports and Announcements.
5. Chief Probation Officer requests approval of and authorization to sign the renewal of an agreement with the California Department of the Youth Authority (CYA) at a cost of $3,993 per month per referral for a maximum of $19,965 for the term July 1, 2000 through June 30, 2001 for provision of diagnostic, treatment, and temporary detention services to youths referred to the CYA by County Juvenile and Criminal Courts.
6. District Attorney requests authorization for out-of-state travel for William Francis, Investigator, and Lance Hafenstein, Deputy District Attorney, to attend legal presentation training provided by Indata Corporation in Phoenix, Arizona, on May 1 through 3, 2001 for an estimated cost of $1,700.
7. District Attorney requests amendment of the Departmental Allocation List for Family Support Division adding two (2) Supervising Family Support Officers and deleting one (1) Attorney III, effective April 14, 2001 and approval of revised class specifications for Family Support Program Manager. (Copy on file with the Clerk of the Board)
8. Sheriff requests the following actions related to the Boat Patrol Program:
A. Approval of and authorization to sign the Financial Aid Application and agreement with the State Department of Boating and Waterways in the amount of $399,672 for Fiscal Year 2002/2003; and
B. Approval for Sheriff or his designee to sign quarterly activity reports and other documents for the State Department of Boating and Waterways.
9. Superior Court requests the following actions, effective April 28, 2001:
A. Amendment of the Departmental Allocation List to add three (3) Family Mediator 0.5 Full-Time Equivalent (FTE) positions; and
B. Amendment of the Table and Index to provide for a salary adjustment for the Family Mediator position.
10. Director of Health and Human Services Agency requests approval of and authorization for Chairman to sign an agreement with Barbara McCarroll, Ph.D., for a maximum of $72,800 for the term March 5, 2001 through February 28, 2002 to provide infant/child mental health services for the Therapeutic Child Care Center.
11. Director of Health and Human Services Agency requests approval of and authorization for Chairman to sign Amendment No. 1 to Agreement No. 4246 with COPE Family Center increasing the amount by $77,505 for a new maximum of $370,473 to provide services under the Answers Benefiting Children (ABC) grant.
12. Director of Health and Human Services Agency requests authorization to submit the Integrated Mental Health/Law Enforcement Mobile Crisis Response grant proposal to the Department of Mental Health for a maximum of $1,950,000 for a three-year term.
13. Director of Health and Human Services Agency requests amendment of the following Departmental Allocation Lists, effective April 28, 2001:
A. Public Health:
i) Add one (0.5) Public Health Nurse position; and
ii) Delete one (0.5) Staff Nurse position.
B. Behavioral Health:
i) Add one (1) Psychiatric Nurse position; and
ii) Delete one (0.5) Mental Health Counselor-Licensed position.
C. Social Services:
i) Add one (1) Community Aide position and one (1) Staff Services Analyst I/II-Limited Term (LT) position; and
ii) Delete one (0.6) Eligibility Worker I/II position.
(Details on file with the Clerk of the Board)
14. Director of Health and Human Services Agency and Public Defender request authorization for out-of-state travel for Suzanne Stagnitto, Alcohol/Drug Counselor, Chuck Payne, Social Worker III, and Gregory Galleste, Attorney IV, Public Defender, to attend the 7th Annual National Association of Drug Court Professionals Training Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana from May 30, 2001 to June 2, 2001 at no cost to the County.
15. Director of Public Works requests approval of plans and specifications, authorization to advertise for bids and setting 3:30 P.M. on May 10, 2001 for opening of sealed bids for the following Atlas Peak Road Median Strip Projects:
A. Tree Removal Project, PW 01-03A; and
B. Landscaping Project, PW 01-03B.
16. Director of Public Works requests acceptance of the work as complete and authorization for Chairman to sign and file a Notice of Completion with the Clerk/Recorder for Contract No. PW 99-08, "Health and Human Services Complex New Generator Installation (Buildings A-H and J) Project."
17. Director of Public Works requests acceptance of the work as complete and authorization for Chairman to sign and file a Notice of Completion with the Clerk/Recorder for Contract No. PW 00-11, "Health and Human Services (Building K) and Juvenile Hall New Generators Installation Project."
18. Director of Public Works requests authorization to apply for a State Department of Boating and Waterways grant in the estimated amount of $300,000 to rehabilitate the County-owned boat launch facility at Cuttings Wharf.
19. County Counsel requests authorization for out-of-state travel for Cheryl Huber, Paralegal, to attend the Health Care Financing Administration's National Medicaid HIPPA Conference in Baltimore, Maryland from April 24-26, 2001 for an estimated cost of $950.
20. Library Director requests approval of and authorization for Chairman to sign Amendment No. 1 to Agreement No. 4343 with Gail McGovern for a maximum of $10,000 for the term July 1, 2001 through June 30, 2002 to coordinate the Library's speakers series.
21. Library Director requests the following actions to initiate a branch library in the City of American Canyon:
A. Approval of and authorization for Chairman to sign "Agreement for Provision of Public Library Services in the City of American Canyon."
B. Approval of Budget Transfer No. 81, increasing total appropriations for Services and Supplies by $297,500, and:
i) reducing Library Reserves and Designations by $175,000;
ii) reducing Contingencies by $80,000;
iii) increasing Other Revenues:Donations by $25,000; and
iv) increasing Intergovernmental Transfers:Other Government Agencies: County of Napa by $17,500.
(4/5 vote required) BT-81
C. Authorization for Library Director to apply to the Library Foundation for a $25,000 grant for the purchase of public use computers.
D. Waiver of competitive bidding requirements and authorization for a sole source award to The Ross McDonald Company, Inc. for the purchase of shelving units at a total cost, including installation, not to exceed $100,000.
E. Authorization for Library Director to establish fixed assets:
i) in the amount of $27,000 to purchase a self-checkout machine; and
ii) in the amount of $15,000 to purchase security gates.
F. Amendment of the Departmental Allocation List to add one (1) 0.5 Full-Time Equivalent (FTE) Library Assistant I/II.
22. Personnel Director requests approval of the revised Napa County Information Technology Use and Security Policy. (Policy on file with the Clerk of the Board)
23. Personnel Director requests authorization of a 5% salary differential for Staff Psychiatrist positions designated by Health and Human Services as requiring the completion of a Child Psychiatry Fellowship, effective April 21, 2001.
24. Regional Training Employment Coordinator requests approval of and authorization for Chairman to sign an agreement with the California State University Fullerton Foundation for a maximum of $42,000 for the term April 1, 2001 through August 18, 2001 to conduct the California Cooperative Occupation Information System survey.
25. Adoption of Retirement Resolution No. 01-42 for Judith Randall, Judicial Assistant II, Napa Superior Court, in recognition of 15 years of service.
26. Approve minutes of Board of Supervisors’ meeting of March 27, 2001.
27. Discussion of items removed from the Consent Calendar.
APPROVED CONSENT CALENDAR 5 THROUGH 26.
28. 9:05 a.m. - Special Meeting - Board of Supervisors sitting as the Board of Directors of the Silverado Community Services District.
(SEE SILVERADO COMMUNITY SERVICES DISTRICT MINUTES)
29. 9:10 a.m.- County Administrator requests discussion and possible action related to Grand Juror compensation.
APPROVED RECOMMENDATION FOR AN IMMEDIATE INCREASE TO $15 PER DAY, PER FULL PANEL SESSION AND MILEAGE REIMBURSEMENT ON A ROUND TRIP BASIS AND COUNTY COUNSEL WAS INSTRUCTED TO PREPARE AN ORDINANCE TO IMPLEMENT THE INCREASE.
30. 9:15 a.m.- Discussion and possible action related to the Tobacco Settlement Revenue budgeting structure.
CONTINUED TO MAY 2, 2001 AT 9:30 A.M.
31. 9:30 a.m. - Board of Supervisors meeting as a Board of Equalization.
(SEE BOARD OF EQUALIZATION MINUTES)
32. 10:00 a.m. - Sheriff to discuss and request authorization to proceed with negotiations regarding the construction and operation of a proposed firearms and training facility known as the Solano/Napa Regional Training Center.
APPROVED REQUEST BW-L-V-D-R
33. 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)
34. Personnel Director requests adoption of the recommendations of the Employer-Employee Relations Panel, modifying the Public Service Employee (PSE) and PSE-Supervisory Units to create separate bargaining units for Court employees.
APPROVED REQUEST D-L-V-BW-R
35. Discussion and possible action including, but not limited to, the following energy legislation:
AB 29X1 - Loan funds for energy conservation measures for local governments
AB 15X - Credits for energy conservation installations at home
AB 44X - Peak energy reduction programs
SB 5X - Funds energy efficiency programs
SB 17X - Personal income tax credit for energy conservation expenses
D-30-01 - Executive Order: establishes the rebate program for 20% summer
STAFF RECOMMENDED THE BOARD NOT SUPPORT THE ABOVE LEGISLATION, AS IT WOULD NOT BENEFIT THE COUNTY AT THIS TIME. STAFF TO REPORT BACK AS ADDITIONAL INFORMATION BECOMES AVAILABLE.
CHAIRMAN RIPPEY INDICATED PERHAPS STAFF COULD PROVIDE SUGGESTIONS TO LOCAL LEGISLATURES.
36. Board of Supervisors’ Committee Reports and Announcements.
SUPERVISOR DODD ASKED STAFF TO FORWARD A LETTER TO CONGRESSMAN MIKE THOMPSON RECOMMENDING THAT A NAPA POST OFFICE REMAIN OPEN ON “TAX DAY” TO ACCOMMODATE LOCAL TAXPAYERS.
37. Board of Supervisors’ Future Agenda Items.
38. Closed Session regarding:
Conference with Labor Negotiator (Government Code Section 54957.6)
Agency Negotiator: Bruce Heid
Employee Organization: Napa County Deputy Sheriffs’ Association
CLOSED SESSION HELD – NO REPORT
ADJOURNED TO BOARD OF SUPERVISORS’ REGULAR MEETING, TUESDAY, APRIL 24, 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 = Abstain