MINUTES OF THE
MEETING OF THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
COUNTY OF NAPA
August 7, 2001
1. Call to Order.
THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS OF THE COUNTY OF NAPA MET IN REGULAR SESSION, TUESDAY, AUGUST 7, 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.
SUPERVISOR VARRELMAN LED THE SALUTE TO THE FLAG.
3. Public Comment
CAROLE KELLY AND TOM FEUTZ ASKED FOR ASSISTANCE IN SOLVING PROBLEMS ASSOCIATED WITH THE INCREASED DEER POPULATION AS A RESULT OF NEW VINEYARDS AND FENCING OF THOSE VINEYARDS.
STAFF WAS INSTRUCTED TO LOOK INTO THE MATTER AND PROVIDE A RECOMMENDATION.
SCOTT HOLLIDAY, DEPUTY SHERIFF’S ASSOCIATION PRESIDENT,
JAMIE BROWNLEE, WIFE OF DEPUTY, AND MATT MACCOMBER, MEMBER OF THE ASSOCIATION, URGED THE BOARD TO SETTLE CONTRACT DISPUTES AND AGREE TO THEIR PROPOSED TERMS.
FORMER SUPERVISOR HAROLD MOSKOWITE ON BEHALF OF HIMSELF AND OTHERS OPPOSED THE PROPOSED SUPERVISORIAL REDISTRICTING WHICH WOULD DIVIDE CAPELL VALLEY INTO TWO (2) SUPERVISORIAL DISTRICTS AND REQUESTED THAT LAKE BERRYESSA BE RETAINED WITHIN ONE (1) DISTRICT.
DEPUTIES MARK BROWNLEE AND LEROY ANDERSON ALSO SUPPORTED THE DEPUTY SHERIFF’S ASSOCIATION POSITION.
4. Department Heads’ Reports and Announcements.
ASSESSOR-RECORDER/COUNTY CLERK JOHN TUTEUR UPDATED THE BOARD ON THE SUPERVISORIAL REDISTRICTING PROCESS.
5. Chief Probation Officer requests the following actions related to the continuation of grant funding for the Victim Witness Program with the Volunteer Center:
A. Approval of and authorization for Chairman to sign a grant agreement with the California Office of Criminal Justice Planning for $163,052 for the term July 1, 2001 through June 30, 2002; and
B. Approval of and authorization for Chairman to sign Amendment No. 14 to Agreement No. 1530-B with the Volunteer Center of Napa County for $163,052 for the term July 1, 2001 through June 30, 2002.
6. District Attorney, Sheriff and Chief Probation Officer request the following actions related to a Gang Violence Suppression Grant:
A. Approval of and authorization for District Attorney to sign a grant
agreement with the State Office of Criminal Justice Planning for $500,000 for gang prevention, intervention and suppression programs; and
B. Approval of Budget Transfer No. 4 in the amount of $500,000: increasing appropriations by $406,873 in the District Attorney's budget, by $2,000 in the Sheriff's budget and by $91,127 in Probation's budget, with offsetting revenues from the grant. (4/5 vote required)
7. Assessor/Recorder-County Clerk requests approval of Budget Transfer No. 8 appropriating $36,000 in the Assessor, Auditor-Controller and Central Services budgets with offsetting revenues from the AB 719 State-County Property Tax Administration Loan Program for computer peripherals, training, and aerial photography. (4/5 vote required)
8. Director of Health and Human Services Agency requests approval of and authorization for Chairman to sign the renewal of Agreement No. 4442 with Community Resources for Children for a maximum of $10,000 for the term July 1, 2001 through June 30, 2002 to provide emergency child care.
9. Director of Health and Human Services Agency requests approval of and authorization for Chairman to sign the renewal of Agreement No. 3742 with the California Department of Health Services for a maximum of $1,000 for the term July 1, 2001 through June 30, 2002 for costs associated with the AIDS Drug Assistance Program.
10. Director of Health and Human Services Agency requests approval of and authorization for Chairman to sign a Notice of Intent with the California Department of Social Services to receive the Child Abuse Prevention, Intervention and Treatment (CAPIT) and Community Based Family Resource and Support (CBFRS) allocations.
11. Director of Conservation, Development and Planning requests approval of and authorization for Chairman to sign Amendment No. 1 to Agreement No. 4225 with the Phillips Group, modifying the hourly rates and extending the term through
June 30, 2002 for back-up structural plan review/inspection services.
12. Director of Conservation, Development and Planning requests approval of and authorization for the Chairman to sign two (2) agreements with Donna Oldford, each for a maximum of $20,160, for the term July 1, 2001 through June 30, 2002, to process Environmental Impact Reports and Use Permit Applications for The Doctor’s Company and the Mai-Chardonnay Resort.
13. Director of Public Works requests authorization for Chairman to sign a Certificate of Acceptance of an Easement Deed from Susanna Rogers Kelham and Rawsom Kelham, Trustees of the 1995 Susanna Rogers Kelham Trust, as a condition of Use Permit No. 98372-UP. (Assessor's Parcel No. 030-260-029)
14. Director of Public Works requests an extension to August 7, 2002 for the completion date for improvements required of the Panattoni Development Company for Phase II of the Napa Airport Centre Subdivision Final Map No. 4612 as required by Agreement No. 3289.
15. Director of Public Works requests approval of and authorization for Chairman to sign Amendment No. 1 to Agreement No. 4498 with Quincy Engineering, Inc. increasing the amount by $5,000 for a new maximum of $50,446, modifying the Scope of Work ,and adding ten (10) days to the timeline for completion of services related to a hydraulic analysis of the area surrounding Deer Park Road.
16. Director of Public Works/Aviation requests authorization for Chairman to sign a Certificate of Acceptance of an Avigation and Hazard Easement Deed from Nathaniel Anderson and Noreen Anderson. (Assessor's Parcel No. 047-262-004)
17. Director of Public Works/Aviation requests authorization to file the County Service Area No. 3 Sphere of Influence Baseline Report with the Napa County Local Agency Formation Commission. (Report on file with the Clerk of the Board)
18. Clerk of the Board requests appointment of the following three (3) applicants to serve on the Napa Valley Workforce Investment Board with the term of office to be determined:
Reuben Jacob Katz
19. Communications Manager requests approval of Budget Transfer No. 7 transferring $1,690 within the Communications budget to augment approved Fiscal Year 2001/2002 Final Budget fixed asset for the purchase of two radio repeaters. (4/5 vote required)
20. Job Training Director requests ratification of the following training vendor contracts:
Alkar Computer & Training $35,260
Boston Reed $3,726
High-Tech Institute $12,154
New Horizons Computer Learning
Sequoia Institute $8,000
Pacific Union College $9,732
21. Acting Library Director requests authorization to accept a California Library Services Act Grant in the amount of $24,000 for Fiscal Year 2001/2002 for the Families for Literacy component of the Library’s Adult Literacy Program.
22. Regional Coordinator requests approval of and authorization for Chairman to sign an agreement with the State of California Employment Development Department for $188,598 for the term April 1, 2001 through June 30, 2003 to provide Workforce Investment Act Programs to youth. A-4561
23. Regional Coordinator requests authorization for out-of-state travel for David Parkinson, Regional Analyst, to attend the Workforce Excellence Academy in San Antonio, Texas, from August 14-17, 2001, at an estimated cost of $2,500.
24. County Administrator requests approval of and authorization for Chairman to sign the letter transmitting the response to the 2000/2001 Grand Jury Third Mid-Year Final Report to the Presiding Judge of the Superior Court.
25. Approve minutes of Board of Supervisors’ meetings of June 19 (Continued from July 31, 2001) and June 26, 2001.
26. Discussion of items removed from the Consent Calendar.
APPROVED CONSENT CALENDAR NUMBERS 5 THROUGH 25.
27. 9:00 a.m. - Public Hearing - Special Meeting:
Board of Supervisors sitting as the Board of Directors of the Silverado Community Services District.
(SEE SILVERADO COMMUNITY SERVICES DISTRICT MINUTES)
28. 9:00 a.m. - Public Hearing - Special Meeting:
Board of Supervisors sitting as the Board of Directors of the Lake Berryessa Resort Improvement District.
(SEE LAKE BERRYESSA RESORT IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT MINUTES)
29. 9:00 a.m. - Public Hearing - Special Meeting:
Board of Supervisors sitting as the Board of Directors of the Napa-Berryessa Resort Improvement District.
(SEE NAPA-BERRYESSA RESORT IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT MINUTES)
30. 9:00 a.m. - Public Hearing - Special Meeting:
Board of Supervisors sitting as the Board of Trustees of the Monticello Public Cemetery District.
(SEE MONTICELLO PUBLIC CEMETERY DISTRICT MINUTES)
31. 9:30 a.m. - Public Hearing:
A. Director of Public Works requests the following actions relating to the assessments for County Service Area No. 3 (CSA 3):
i) Accept assessments for structural fire protection (the “Fire Protection Assessment”) and street side landscaping, street lighting and street sweeping services (the “Street Assessment”) proposed for adoption in CSA 3 by the Board in Resolution 00-70 and to determine whether, or to what extent, to adopt the Fire Protection Assessment and/or the Street Assessment for the 2001/2002 Fiscal Year; and
ii) Adopt a resolution levying the Street Assessment and the Fire Protection
Assessment in CSA 3 for the 2001/2002 Fiscal Year.
PUBLIC HEARING OPENED – ASSESSMENTS ACCEPTED
PUBLIC HEARING CLOSED
ADOPTED RESOLUTION BW-V-L-D-R
B. Open Public Hearing and accept public testimony on the Fiscal Year
2001/2002 budget, with a total appropriation of $193,611.
PUBLIC HEARING OPENED – TESTIMONY ACCEPTED
C. Close Public Hearing and continue consideration to a Special Meeting on
August 14, 2001 at 9:00 a.m. for final adoption.
PUBLIC HEARING CLOSED
32. 10:00 a.m. - Director of Public Works/Aviation requests discussion on the role of the Napa County Airport after a presentation by David Dietz and Mike Shutt of Shutt Moen Associates.
33. 10:30 a.m. - Public Hearing - Board to consider appeal filed by Nicholas R. Van Male, Attorney on behalf of Robert Lichtman, Wesley and Lauren Thollender, Earl and Janet Thollender, Peggy Pochini, Marie R. Rogers, Madonna Day, Bud and Lisa Pochini and Peter and Libby Fourkas to the Conservation, Development and Planning Commission decision on May 2, 2001 to approve Tom Eddy – Use Permit Request No. 00175-UP to establish a 48,000 gallon/year winery within a proposed 10,200 square foot winery structure with retail sales by appointment only, a marketing plan, and custom production activities for 3 custom producers involving crushing, fermentation, barrel aging, bottling and utilizing up to 15,400 gallons/year of the proposed total production capacity, located on a 14± acre parcel on the northeast side of State Highway 128, at the Napa/Sonoma County line within the Agricultural Watershed (AW) Zoning District. 3870 Highway 128. (Assessor’s Parcel No. 017-110-001)
Environmental Determination: Negative Declaration adopted.
PUBLIC HEARING HELD
PUBLIC HEARING REOPENED
PUBLIC HEARING CONTINUED TO AUGUST 21, 2001 AT 2:00 P.M.
34. 11:15 a.m. - Don Peterson and Dale Wagerman, Napa County's legislative lobbyists, to provide status report.
STATUS REPORT PRESENTED
35. 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)
36. 2:00 p.m. - Recess to the Napa County Flood Protection and Watershed Improvement Authority Special Meeting.
(SEE NAPA COUNTY FLOOD PROTECTION AND WATERSHED IMPROVEMENT AUTHORITY DISTRICT MINUTES)
37. Director of Public Works requests approval of a proposal from the Arts and Culture Committee of the Napa Chamber of Commerce to place a 30' x 14' mural on the north-facing wall of the Carither's Building, at no cost to the County.
APPROVED REQUEST BW-V-L-D-R
38. Clerk of the Board requests appointment of one (1) person from the following applicants to serve on the Airport Land Use Commission:
Michael J. Baldini Marc B. Francis
John C. Fiore Gary E. Wooton
THE BOARD APPOINTED GARY E. WOOTON.
CHAIRMAN RIPPEY SUGGESTED THAT THE ABOVE APPLICANTS BE ENCOURAGED TO APPY FOR FUTURE OPENINGS ON THE AIRPORT LAND USE COMMISSION.
39. Clerk of the Board requests appointment of one (1) person from the following applicants to serve on the Napa County Children and Families Commission with the term of office to commence immediately and expire January 1, 2003:
Applicants Category of Appointment
Julie Huntington de Polo Member
Cynthia D. Meza "
Jorge B. Lopez, M.P.A. "
Carmen J. Garcia "
SUPERVISOR WAGENKNECHT NOMINATED AND THE BOARD APPOINTED JULIE HUNTINGTON DE POLO.
40. County Counsel requests adoption of a resolution condemning the practice of Steer-tailing as an inhumane and cruel activity.
ADOPTED RESOLUTION V-BW-L-D-R R-01-88
41. Discussion and possible action regarding legislation.
42. Board of Supervisors’ Committee Reports and Announcements.
STAFF WAS INSTRUCTED TO SELECT FUTURE DATES IN WHICH TO SCHEDULE CONTINUED PUBLIC HEARINGS ON THE NAPA SANITATION DISTRICT – GENERAL PLAN AMENDMENT REQUEST #GPA 95-06 AND THREE (3) APPEALS FILED AS TO THE DECISION OF THE CONSERVATION, DEVELOPMENT AND PLANNING COMMISSION ON APRIL 18, 2001 TO APPROVE HCV NAPA ASSOCIATES LLC - USE PERMIT REQUEST #98177-UP - DEVELOPMENT PLAN TO CONSTRUCT A RESORT, GOLF COURSE, AND CONVENTION CENTER ON A 405-ACRE SITE LOCATED WITHIN AND ADJACENT TO THE NAPA AIRPORT INDUSTRIAL AREA SPECIFIC PLAN BUSINESS PARK.
43. Board of Supervisors’ Future Agenda Items.
44. Closed Session regarding:
Conference with Legal Counsel - Existing Litigation (Government Code
Section 54956.9 (a))
Name of Case: County of Napa/Deputy Sheriff's Association (CSMCS Case
No. ARB-00-0423, NB 2000)
CLOSED SESSION HELD – NO REPORT
ADJOURN TO BOARD OF SUPERVISORS’ REGULAR MEETING, TUESDAY, AUGUST 14, 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