MINUTES OF THE
MEETING OF THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
COUNTY OF NAPA
September 11, 2001
1. Call to Order.
THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS OF THE COUNTY OF NAPA MET IN REGULAR SESSION, TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 2001 AT 9:00 A.M. WITH THE FOLLOWING MEMBERS PRESENT: CHAIRMAN MIKE RIPPEY, SUPERVISORS MARK LUCE, MEL VARRELMAN, BILL DODD AND BRAD WAGENKNECHT.
A MOMENT OF SILENCE WAS OBSERVED IN MEMORY OF THE LIVES LOST IN THE WORLD TRADE CENTER AND PENTAGON TRAGEDIES IN NEW YORK CITY AND WASHINGTON, D.C.
2. Pledge of Allegiance.
DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC WORKS KEN JOHANSON LED THE SALUTE TO THE FLAG.
3. Public Comment.
CHARLIE TOLEDO WITH THE SUSCOL COUNCIL REQUESTED WRITTEN EXPLANATION FROM JAY HULL, COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR, REGARDING THE COUNCIL’S APPLICATION FOR TOBACCO MASTER SETTLEMENT FUNDS AND BASELINE INFORMATION FOR A NEEDS ASSESSMENT RELATING TO NATIVE AMERICANS LIVING IN NAPA.
SHARON MACKLIN, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE NAPA COALITION OF NON-PROFIT AGENCIES, ADVISED THE BOARD OF THEIR OFFICAL TAX FILING STATUS. MS. MACKLIN INDICATED THAT THEY WILL CONTINUE TO WORK IN THOSE AREAS THEY HAVE BEEN INVOLVED IN THE LAST FEW YEARS, ALONG WITH GRANT PROPOSALS, ADVOCATING PUBLIC POLICY ISSUES AND MAKING RECOMMENDATIONS ON HOUSING. SHE THANKED THE BOARD FOR SUPPORTING HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES NEEDS IN THE COMMUNITY.
4. Department Heads’ Reports and Announcements.
5. Chief Probation Officer requests the following actions pertaining to AB 1913, the
Schiff-Cardenas Crime Prevention Act of 2000:
A. Approval of Budget Transfer No. 17 increasing appropriations for salaries by $69,089, and Services and Supplies by $180,911 in Budget Unit 24700, with offsetting revenues in the amount of $250,000 from the State
(4/5 vote required); and
B. Amendment of the Departmental Allocation List adding one (1) Deputy Probation Officer III to the Probation Department, effective September 2, 2001.
6. Chief Probation Officer requests approval of and authorization for Chairman to sign Amendment No. 1 to Agreement No. 4371 with Matrix Parent Network and Resource Center for a maximum of $84,000 for the term August 21, 2000 through June 30, 2002 for the Parent Advocate Program.
7. District Attorney requests the following actions related to Family Support Division mailings:
A. Approval to waive competitive bidding requirements and authorize a sole source award to Print N Mail, Inc., of Fort Smith, Arizona, for the purchase of professional mail services in the total amount of $60,000; and
B. Approval of and authorization for Chairman to sign an agreement with Print N Mail, Inc., for $60,000 for the term July 1, 2001 through June 30, 2002 for professional mail services.
8. District Attorney requests adoption of a resolution continuing the Domestic Violence Prosecution Program and authorizing the District Attorney to accept and sign the grant agreement for the term July 1, 2001 through June 30, 2002.
9. Director of Health and Human Services Agency and Chief Probation Officer request approval of the following actions to implement the Wraparound Services Pilot Program (SB 163):
A. Amendment of the following Departmental Allocation Lists, effective September 15, 2001:
i) Behavioral Health: add one (1) Limited Term Mental Health Counselor – Licensed position;
ii) Social Services: add one (1) Limited Term Child Protective Services Worker I/II position; and
ii) Probation: add one (1) Limited Term Deputy Probation Officer III position.
(Details on file with the Clerk of the Board)
B. Approval of Budget Transfer No. 14 increasing appropriations for Salaries and Benefits and Services and Supplies by $236,701, with an offsetting increase in Revenues of $236,701 (4/5 vote required);
C. Approval of Budget Transfer No. 15 transferring $100,000 from the AFDC Foster Care appropriation to establish a new line item for the
SB 163 Wraparound Services Pilot Program (4/5 vote required); and
D. Adoption of a resolution authorizing the Director of Health and Human Services Agency to sign an agreement with the California Department of Social Services implementing the Wraparound Services Pilot Program in Napa County.
(Continued From August 28, 2001)
10. Director of Health and Human Services Agency requests approval of and authorization for Chairman to sign the renewal of Agreement No. 2131 with the Regents of the University of California for a maximum of $56,550 for the term July 1, 2001 through June 30, 2002 to provide training to Agency staff.
11. Director of Health and Human Services Agency requests authorization for out-of-state travel for Ismail Akman, Supervising Mental Health Counselor II, Karina German, Staff
Services Analyst II, and Jamie Murrillo, Staff Services Analyst II, to attend the National Staff Development and Training Association 2001 Conference in Denver, Colorado, from October 6 through 10, 2001 at no cost to the County.
12. Director of Health and Human Services Agency requests approval of and authorization for Chairman to sign the renewal of Agreement No. 3558 with ALDEA, Inc. for a maximum of $103,996 for the term July 1, 2001 through June 30, 2002 to provide therapeutic services for clients of the Therapeutic Learning Center.
13. Director of Health and Human Services Agency requests the following actions regarding the Answers Benefiting Children (ABC) Grant:
A. Approval of and authorization for Chairman to sign renewals of the following agreements for the term July 1, 2001 through September 30, 2001:
i) Agreement No. 4218 with ALDEA, Inc. for a maximum of $43,271;
ii) Agreement No. 4219 with Family Service of the North Bay, Inc. for a maximum of $23,059; and
ii) Agreement No. 4216 with Napa County Council for Economic Opportunity, Inc. for a maximum of $32,884.
B. Approval of Budget Transfer No. 20 increasing appropriations by $31,994, with offsetting revenue in Social Services. (4/5 vote required)
14. Director of Health and Human Services Agency requests approval of and authorization for Chairman to sign an agreement with the California State University,
Sacramento Foundation, for a maximum of $2,400 per student, for the term September 4, 2001 through August 31, 2002 to provide stipends for fieldwork performed at the Agency.
15. Director of Health and Human Services Agency requests approval of and authorization for Chairman to sign a Medi-Cal Targeted Case Management Provider Participation Agreement with the California Department of Health Services for the term July 1, 2001 through June 30, 2004 for the provision of Targeted Case Management.
16. Director of Health and Human Services Agency requests approval of and authorization for Chairman to sign the following agreements for the term July 1, 2001 through June 30, 2002 to provide services in the Mental Health Outpatient Managed Care Program:
A. Agreement with Fred Stoddard, M.D., for a maximum of $2,500;
B. Agreement with Vinita Wadhwani, M.D., for a maximum of $2,500; and
C. Agreement with Robert Jones, M.D., for a maximum of $4,000.
17. Director of Health and Human Services Agency requests approval of and authorization for Chairman to sign a Declaration Not to Apply for Rural Health Services Program Funding for Fiscal Year 2001/2002.
18. Director of Conservation, Development and Planning requests adoption of a resolution authorizing the forgiveness of the first $200 of permit fees relating to replacement or repair of buildings damaged by the earthquake of September 3, 2000, retroactive to March 31, 2001, through December 31, 2001.
19. County Fire Chief requests approval of and authorization for Chairman to sign the following agreements extending the term through June 30, 2002 for emergency response services within unincorporated area contiguous to the respective city limits, with a provision to adjust the maximum compensation in accordance with any salary increases resulting from negotiations currently being undertaken with the State:
A. Amendment No. 1 to Agreement No. 2742 with the City of Calistoga for an estimated cost of $48,301; and
B. Amendment No. 1 to Agreement No. 1051 with the City of St. Helena for an estimated cost of $46,192.
20. Director of Public Works requests the following actions relating to the “Napa County Hall of Justice and Jail Interior Alterations Project,” PW 01-09:
A. Approval of Budget Transfer No. 11 in the amount of $183,856, transferring $140,356 from the ADA and Maintenance accounts in the Capital Improvement budget (Fund 1000) to Hall of Justice and Jail Interior Alterations Project in the same budget and further increasing the appropriation in the Hall of Justice and Jail Interior Alterations Project by $43,500 with offsetting revenue from COP money, for a new total appropriation of $517,856 (4/5 vote required);
B. Award of the contract to Page Construction Company, Inc. of Novato, California, for their low bid of $445,893; and
C. Authorization for Chairman to sign the construction contract.
(Continued From August 28, 2001)
21. Director of Public Works requests approval of plans and specifications for the
"Carither's Building Roof Installation Project," PW 01-18, authorization to advertise for bids and setting 3:30 P.M. on October 4, 2001 for opening of sealed bids.
22. Director of Public Works requests approval of plans and specifications for the "Napa County Airport T-Hangars Project," PW 01-15, authorization to advertise for bids and setting 3:30 P.M. on October 11, 2001 for opening of sealed bids.
23. 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 00-24, “Capell Valley Fire Station Project.”
24. Director of Public Works requests the following actions relating to property in the vicinity of Aviation Way and Airport Boulevard:
A. Adoption of a resolution Summarily Vacating a Portion of Aviation Way;
B. Approval of and authorization for Chairman to sign a Quitclaim Deed for said portion of Aviation Way;
C. Approval of and authorization for Chairman to sign a Certificate of Acceptance from Herbert Gunn, Jr., for a Grant of Easements along Airport Boulevard to the County of Napa; and
D. Authorization for staff to record said documents.
25. Director of Public Works requests adoption of a resolution authorizing an application for funding from the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) under the State Transportation Improvement Program (STIP) for the resurfacing of Steele Canyon Drive, and authorizing the Director of Public Works to sign the appropriate documents.
26. Director of Public Works/Aviation requests the following actions relating to the “Napa County Airport-Taxiway ‘J’ Phase 1 Project,” PW 01-12:
A. Approval of Budget Transfer No. 13 increasing appropriations for the project by $653,857 for a new maximum of $1,314,188, with offsetting revenues from the Federal Aviation Administration, State of California and the Airport Enterprise Fund (4/5 vote required); and
B. Approve Contract Change Order No. 1 to add two alternatives in the amount of $404,996 for a total maximum contract with O.C. Jones of Berkeley, California, of $1,020,729.
(Continued From August 28, 2001)
27. Director of Public Works/Aviation requests authorization for out-of-state travel for Wanda Kennedy, Airport Manager, to attend the Western Region Airport Property Managers Conference in Portland, Oregon, from October 17 through 19, 2001, at an estimated cost of $500.
28. Job Training Director requests approval of and authorization for Chairman to sign an agreement with William Bell & Company for a maximum of $32,000 for the term July 1, 2001 through December 31, 2001 for marketing services.
29. Job Training Director requests approval of and authorization for Chairman to sign the following agreements for the term July 1, 2001 through June 30, 2002 for client job skills training:
A. Agreement with Celebra Technologies, Inc. for a maximum of $12,000;
B. Agreement with Napa Valley College for a maximum of $20,000;
C. Agreement with Solano School of Nursing Assistant, Inc. for a maximum of $3,000;
D. Agreement with New Horizons Computer Learning Centers, Inc. for a maximum of $40,000; and
E. Agreement with Solano and Napa Counties Electrical Joint Apprenticeship Committee for a maximum of $51,050.
30. Acting Library Director requests approval of the following actions related to the American Canyon Branch Library:
A. Approval of Budget Transfer No. 12 transferring $100,000 from the Library's fund balance, reducing the Library's Reserves and Designations
by $10,000, and increasing the Special Departmental Expense account by $110,000 to purchase furnishings (4/5 vote required); and
B. Waiver of competitive bidding requirements and authorization for a sole source award to the Ross McDonald Company, Inc., for the purchase of shelving and furniture for the American Canyon Branch Library, in an amount not to exceed $110,000.
(Continued From August 28, 2001)
CHAIRMAN RIPPEY INQUIRED REGARDING THE OPENING OF THE LIBRARY IN AMERICAN CANYON.
ACTING LIBRARY DIRECTOR JANET MCCOY AVISED THAT THE AMERICAN CANYON LIBRARY WILL BE OPEN WITH LIMITED SERVICES IN NOVEMBER 2001.
31. Acting Library Director requests authorization for out-of-state travel for Library Computer Systems Technician Katherine Anderson to attend the Library's automation system annual users group meeting in Denver, Colorado, from November 6 through 10, 2001 at an estimated cost of $1,656.
32. Personnel Director requests the following actions effective September 15, 2001:
A. Amend the Departmental Allocation List for Conservation, Development and Planning to add one (1) Graphics Specialist and delete one (1) Graphics Technician;
B. Amend the Table and Index to add Graphics Specialist; and
C. Approve new class specification for Graphics Specialist.
(Details on file with the Clerk of the Board)
33. County Administrator requests amendment of the Departmental Allocation List adding one (1) Staff Services Analyst I to the Local Agency Formation Commission, effective September 11, 2001.
34. County Administrator requests approval of Budget Transfer No. 16 transferring $9,500 from Central Services budget unit to Information Technology Services budget unit and establishing a fixed asset for a Geographic Information System (GIS) backup server.
(4/5 vote required)
(Continued From August 28, 2001)
35. County Administrator requests approval of and authorization for Chairman to sign the following amendments to Agreement No. 4004 with Mynd Corporation (formerly Dorn Technology Group, Inc.):
A. Amendment No. 1 extending the software support agreement for a three year period at a rate of $4,935 per year;
B. Amendment No. 2 to upgrade the current software at no cost to the County other than that provided for in the following work order; and
C. Work Order No. 1 providing for on-site installation of software program at a cost of $2,400 plus travel expenses.
36. County Administrator/Purchasing Agent requests authorization to declare the used Xerox 5065 copy machine (Serial No. 0C4021725) as surplus, remove it from the County's fixed asset inventory, and to authorize the Purchasing Agent to have the copier vendor remove and dispose of the equipment at no cost to the County.
37. Approve minutes of Board of Supervisors’ meeting of July 31, 2001.
38. Discussion of items removed from the Consent Calendar.
APPROVED CONSENT CALENDAR NUMBERS 5 THROUGH 37.
39. 9:05 a.m. – Public Hearing - County Administrator requests Board authorization for the issuance of a Letter of Public Convenience and Necessity allowing the transfer of a Type 20 Retail Off-Sale Alcoholic Beverage License from 1091 Larkmead Lane, St. Helena, California, to 755 Skyway Court, Napa, California, for eVineyards, Inc.
PUBLIC HEARING HELD
APPROVED REQUEST BW-D-L-V-R
40. 9:10 a.m. - Public Hearing - Lakeview Boat Storage, LLC – General Plan Amendment Request No. GPA 00-001 - to amend the Napa County General Plan Land Use Map to change the land use designation of a 4.7± acre portion of a 30.7± acre parcel from Agriculture, Watershed & Open Space to Rural Residential located on 30.7± acre parcel on the northeasterly side of Berryessa-Knoxville Road, approximately ˝ mile south of its intersection with Pope Canyon Road and north of the Berryessa Park subdivision, within the Agricultural Watershed (AW) and Commercial Limited (CL) Zoning Districts. (Assessor’s Parcel No. 019-280-006) (Public Hearing Open) Environmental Determination: Negative Declaration prepared. (Continued From April 24 And May 15, 2001; Staff Requests Continuance To October 23, 2001 At 11:00 a.m.)
PUBLIC HEARING CONTINUED TO OCTOBER 23, 2001 AT 11:00 A.M.
41. 9:20 a.m. - 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)
42. 9:30 a.m. – Public Hearings - Board to consider:
Napa Sanitation District – General Plan Amendment Request No. GPA 95-06. Board to consider adoption of resolution to approve General Plan Amendment on 306 acres of property owned by the Napa Sanitation District, to change the land use map in the County General Plan from Public Institutional to Agriculture Watershed and Open Space. The land use map change will allow a golf course as a use with an approved use permit for same. The golf course is not an allowable use in the current Public Institutional land use designation. The site is located west of Devlin Road, south of Soscol Ferry Road, north of Sheehy Creek, and east of the California Northern railroad tracks within the Agricultural Watershed:Airport Compatibility Combination (AW:AC) Zoning District. (Assessor’s Parcel Nos. 046-400-015; 046-400-016; 057-010-036 and 057-010-037) Environmental Determination: Environmental Impact Report Certified.
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 No. 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. The resort consists of 458 guest rooms and 36 guest villas, for a total of 494 guest rooms and suites; two restaurants, a bar, a wine shop, and a deli, for a combined seating capacity of 450; a total of 120,580 square feet of conference space with 52,380 square feet in Phase One and 68,200 square feet in Phase Two (including a freestanding 45,500 square foot conference building) a 9,528 square foot spa facility; and two pools. Total building area would be approximately 564,513 square feet. The proposed golf course is an 18-hole championship course, with pro shop, driving range, parking, and access roads, located on land owned by the Napa Sanitation District, and would utilize treated effluent from the District for irrigation purposes. The project also includes bicycle/pedestrian paths, 40 acres of landscaping, 61 acres of vineyards, and a total of 771 parking spaces in Phases One and Two. The use permit also includes a request to allow various architectural features to exceed the 35-foot height limit set forth in Section 18.80.050.E of the Airport Compatibility Zoning District. The project site is located west of Devlin Road, south of Soscol Ferry Road, north of Sheehy Creek, and east of the California Northern railroad tracks within the Industrial Park: Airport Compatibility Combination (IP:AC) and Agricultural Watershed: Airport Compatibility Combination (AW:AC) Zoning Districts. (Assessor’s Parcel Nos. 046-400-015, 046-400-016, 057-010-036 and 057-010-037; 057-020-006, 057-020-017, 057-020-018, 057-020-020 and
057-020-025; 057-170-001 and 057-170-010; 057-210-002).
Environmental Determination: Environmental Impact Report Certified.
9:30 a.m. – Public Hearings - continued
The appeals were filed by:
A. Napa Sierra Club
B. Napa County Farm Bureau
C. HCV Napa Associates LLC
(Public Hearings Continued from June 26 And July 31, 2001; Applicants and Appellants Request Continuance to October 9, 2001 at 9:30 a.m.)
PUBLIC HEARING CONTINUED TO OCTOBER 9, 2001 AT 9:30 A.M.
43. 9:30 a.m. - Presentation by Victoria Eisen, Association of Bay Area Government (ABAG) on the Smart Growth Strategy initiatives and the Napa County Public Workshop scheduled for Saturday, October 6, 2001 and possible Board action in response to the presentation.
THE BOARD AGREED TO BE A CO-SPONSOR OF THE WORKSHOP TO BE HELD AT THE LAS FLORES COMMUNITY CENTER ON OCTOBER 6, 2001.
44. 10:00 a.m. - County Administrator requests consideration and possible action on recommendations from the Tobacco Settlement Funding Committee regarding distribution of Tobacco Settlement Funds for the term October 1, 2001 through September 30, 2002.
THE BOARD APPROVED THE FOLLOWING ALLOCATIONS; CONTRACTS TO BE PREPARED:
SISTER ANN DENTAL CLINIC $ 56,000
BEHAVIORAL HEALTH COLLABORATION 160,000
COMMUNITY HEALTH CLINIC OLE 200,000
OUR FAMILY 175,000
NAPA COUNTY COUNCIL ON ECONOMIC 159,000
45. 11:00 a.m. - Closed Session regarding:
Conference With Legal Counsel - Existing Litigation (Government Code Section 54956.9 (a)):
Name of cases:
i) Napa Citizens for Honest Government et. al., Plaintiffs and Appellants, v. Napa County Board of Supervisors, Defendant and Appellant. A089095 (Napa County Superior Court No. 26-04014)
THE BOARD AUTHORIZED COUNSEL TO FILE A PETITION FOR REVIEW IN THE CALIFORNIA SUPREME COURT.
iii) County of Napa/Deputy Sheriff's Association (CSMCS Case
No. ARB-00-0423, NB 2000)
CLOSED SESSION HELD – NO REPORT
46. Director of Public Works requests discussion and possible action on the recommended funding allocations for monies received from the Proposition 12 Parks Bond Act of 2000.
THE BOARD APPROVED THE FOLLOWING ALLOCATIONS:
2000-2004 DEVELOPMENT PLAN AT SKYLINE PARK $175,000
(LOCATED IN THE SOUTHERLY AREA OF NAPA
REHABILITATION OF THE FACILITIES AT THE 50,000
COUNTY’S EXISTING BICYCLE REST STOP
(SOLANO AVENUE, SOUTH OF YOUNTVILLE)
REHABILITATION AND IMPROVEMENT OF 50,000
FACILITIES AT THE COUNTY’S ECOLOGICAL
PRESERVE (YOUNTVILLE CROSS ROAD)
PLANT LOW MAINTENANCE, AREA SPECIFIC 8,000
LANDSCAPING AT THE CUTTINGS WHARF BOAT
LAUNCH (CARNEROS AREA)
CONNOLLY RANCH BATHROOM AND FIELD KITCHEN 100,000
PROJECT (LOCATED IN BROWNS VALLEY, NAPA)
HIKING OPPORTUNITIES AND PUBLIC ACCESS IN THE 30,000
LAKE BERRYESSA REGION OF THE COUNTY
A SCALE MODEL OF THE OLD BALE MILL (USING 10,000
HISTORIC PHOTOGRAPHS TRANSFERRED ONTO
COMPUTER GENERATED GRAPHICS) TO ASSIST IN
DETERMINING HOW THE ORIGINAL MACHINERY
AND BELTS OPERATED SO THAT THE SECOND STORY
AND GRAIN ELEVATORS CAN BE RESTORED TO ORIGINAL OPERATING CONDITION (NORTH OF ST. HELENA)
PARTIAL FUNDING REHABILITATION OF AN 20,000
EXISTING STRUCTURE AT BOTHE STATE PARK FOR
THE USE OF THE ACORN SOUP PROGRAM WHICH
PROVIDES ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATIONAL
OPPORTUNITIES TO NAPA COUNTY SCHOOL
CHILDREN IN STATE PARKS AND OTHER OUTDOOR
47. Clerk of the Board requests appointment of one (1) person from the following applicants to serve on the City County Library Commission with the term of office to expire
June 30, 2004:
Roberta Joyce Goodin*
Thomas A. Gumina
THE BOARD REAPPOINTED ROBERTA. JOYCE GOODIN
48. Authorization for Chairman to sign a letter to Congressman Mike Thompson in support of legislation designating the Berryessa Peak/Blue Ridge and Cedar Roughs areas currently owned by the Bureau of Land Management as federal wilderness areas. (Supervisor Luce)
49. Discussion and possible action regarding legislation.
50. Board of Supervisors’ Committee Reports and Announcements.
CHAIRMAN RIPPEY REPORTED ON CALIFORNIA NATIONAL CHAPTER OF MENTAL HEALTH CONFERENCE, WHERE SHARON DAVIS, STATE MENTAL HEALTH DIRECTOR, SPOKE. HE INDICATED THAT HE PERSONALLY LEARNED A LOT AND WOULD BE HAPPY TO SHARE INFORMATION BROUGHT BACK.
51. Board of Supervisors’ Future Agenda Items.
ADJOURNED TO BOARD OF SUPERVISORS’ REGULAR MEETING, TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 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