MINUTES OF THE
MEETING OF THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
COUNTY OF NAPA
March 4, 2003
1. Call to Order; Roll Call.
THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS OF THE COUNTY OF NAPA MET IN REGULAR SESSION, TUESDAY, MARCH 4, 2003 AT 9:00 A.M. WITH THE FOLLOWING MEMBERS PRESENT: CHAIRPERSON BRAD WAGENKNECHT, SUPERVISORS
BILL DODD, MIKE RIPPEY, MARK LUCE AND DIANE DILLON. THE MEETING WAS CALLED TO ORDER BY CHAIR WAGENKNECHT AT 9:00 A.M.
2. Pledge of Allegiance.
ROBERT JAKOVITZ, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE GREATER NAPA FAIR HOUSING CENTER, LED THE SALUTE TO THE FLAG.
3. Public Comment.
4. Department Heads’ Reports and Announcements.
BYRON CARNIGLIA, COUNTY FIRE CHIEF, INTRODUCED TOM BERRY AS THE NEW DEPUTY CHIEF OF THE NAPA COUNTY FIRE DEPARTMENT.
MR. BERRY THANKED MR. CARNIGLIA AND THE BOARD FOR THIS OPPORTUNITY.
NATASHA MERKULOFF, DIRECTOR, CHILD SUPPORT SERVICES, ANNOUNCED EFFECTIVE MARCH 1, 2003, THE DEPARTMENT IS OFFERING THE ABILITY TO MAKE CHILD SUPPORT PAYMENTS ELECTRONICALLY THROUGH THE INTERNET. SHE STATED THERE IS A $3.25 FEE PER TRANSACTION.
DAVE WHITMER, AGRICULTURAL COMMISSIONER, PRESENTED THE BOARD WITH THE ANNUAL REPORT ON PESTICIDE USE FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF PESTICIDE REGULATION.
JOHN TUTEUR, REGISTRAR OF VOTERS, ANNOUNCED THAT TODAY WAS ELECTION DAY FOR MANY PARTS OF THE COUNTY, AND HE PROVIDED AN UPDATE ON THE SUCCESS OF THE TOUCH SCREEN VOTING SYSTEM THUS FAR.
ROBERT JAKOVITZ INTRODUCED HIMSELF AS THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE NEW GREATER NAPA FAIR HOUSING CENTER, WHICH IS LOCATED AT 1524 JEFFERSON STREET, NAPA. THE CENTER IS MANDATED TO ENFORCE THE CIVIL RIGHTS ACT OF 1968 INCLUDING FAIR HOUSING. IN ADDITION, THE CENTER PERFORMS TENANT-LANDLORD MEDIATION SERVICES.
CHAIR WAGENKNECHT INTRODUCED AND WELCOMED THE NEW COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER, WILLIAM S. CHIAT.
MR. CHIAT THANKED THE BOARD AND RECOGNIZED NANCY WATT, ASSISTANT COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER, FOR THE OUTSTANDING JOB SHE HAS DONE AS THE ACTING COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER DURING THE PAST FOUR MONTHS.
5. Sheriff requests approval of Budget Transfer No. 75 increasing appropriations by $61,740 in the Sheriff’s budget with offsetting revenue from the Community Services Trust Fund for the purchase of equipment and supplies for the Sheriff’s Activities League (SAL) Program.
(4/5 vote required) BT-75
6. Assessor/Recorder-County Clerk requests approval of and authorization for the Chair to sign an agreement with the State Department of Finance implementing participation in the State-County Property Tax Administration Grant Program for Fiscal Year 2002-2003 in the amount of $366,020. A-4933
7. Auditor-Controller requests authorization for out of state travel for Pamela Kindig,
Auditor-Controller, to attend the annual Government Financial Officers Association (GFOA) Conference in New York, New York, from May 17-21, 2003, at an estimated cost of $2,200.
8. Auditor-Controller requests authorization to draw a warrant in the amount of $31,000 from the Napa County Fair Fund, payable to the Napa County Fair, as the first installment of the 2003 allocation from the State.
9. Director of Health and Human Services requests approval of and authorization for the Chair to sign the following amendments with ALDEA, Inc., changing service delivery requirements for the Therapeutic Learning Center and Aldea Day Adolescent Program for Treatment (ADAPT) Programs:
A. Amendment No. 1 to Agreement No. 3558; and A-3558 (AMEND. 1)
B. Amendment No. 1 to Agreement No. 4496. A-4496
10. Director of Health and Human Services requests approval of the following actions regarding operation of the winter shelter:
A. Authorization for the Chair to sign Amendment No. 2 to Agreement No. 2556 with Community Action of Napa Valley extending the term of the sub-grant of funds to the County for shelter rent; and A-2556
B. Budget Transfer No. 74 increasing appropriations by $2,042 with offsetting revenue in the Social Services budget. (4/5 vote required) BT-74
11. Director of Conservation, Development and Planning requests approval of and authorization for the Chair to sign Amendment No. 2 to Agreement No. 4797 with EDAW increasing the amount by $135,744 for a new maximum of $285,218 in preparation of California Environmental Quality Act documents for the Soscol Springs Vineyard Project, Erosion Control Application 99-323.
12. Director of Public Works requests acceptance of the work as complete and authorization for
the Chair to sign and file a Notice of Completion with the Clerk/Recorder for Contract
No. RDS 02-11, “Tree Trimming on Various Napa County Roads Project”.
13. Director of Public Works requests approval of plans and specifications for the “Lewelling Avenue Outfall Project,” PW 02-07, authorization to advertise for bids and setting 3:30 P.M. on
March 27, 2003 for the opening of sealed bids.
14. Human Resources Director requests adoption of a resolution amending the Departmental Allocation List in the Public Health Department to extend the limited term of a Public Health Nutritionist position effective March 1, 2003 through May 31, 2003. R-03-37
15. Human Resources Director requests adoption of a resolution amending the Departmental Allocation List for the Conservation, Development and Planning Department with regards to deleting one (1) Planner I/II and adding one (1) Principal Planner, effective March 4, 2003.
16. Human Resources Director requests adoption of a resolution amending the Departmental Allocation List for the Health and Human Services Agency with regards to deleting one (1) Senior Mental Health Worker and adding one (1) Mental Health Counselor-Licensed, effective
March 4, 2003. R-03-39
17. Library Director requests a waiver of competitive bidding requirements and authorization for the Purchasing Agent to make a sole source award for the purchase of an extended warranty from Checkpoint Systems, Inc. of Thorofare, New Jersey, for the term October 10, 2002 through October 10, 2007 for the Checkpoint Intelligent Library System installed in the American Canyon Library for the total amount of $25,967.
18. County Executive Officer requests approval of and authorization for the Chair to sign Amendment No. 2 to Agreement No. 4716 with Terry Longoria amending the insurance provision for community partnership services. A-4716 (AMEND. 2)
19. County Executive Officer requests appointment of the following individuals to serve on the Wildlife Conservation Commission with the term of office to expire February 1, 2006.
David Graves Conservation, Development and Planning Commission
Robert Soper* Public At Large
20. County Executive Officer/Director of Emergency Services requests adoption of a resolution extending the Proclamation of Local Emergency declared on December 16, 2002.
21. Second reading and adoption of an ordinance amending Section 2.100.180B and adding Section 2.100.181 to the Napa County Code relating to the submitting of fingerprints for new employees and certain categories of current employees pursuant to the Penal Code. O-1215
22. Second reading and adoption of an ordinance amending Article II of Chapter 2.04 of the Napa County Code relating to Continuity in Government. O-1216
23. Discussion of items removed from the Consent Calendar.
APPROVED CONSENT CALENDAR NUMBERS 5 THROUGH 22.
24. 9:15 A.M. Recess to the In-Home Supportive Services Public Authority of Napa County meeting. (SEE IN-HOME SUPPORTIVE SERVICES PUBLIC AUTHORITY OF NAPA COUNTY MINUTES.)
25. 9:15 A.M. PUBLIC HEARING Appeal filed by Jay V. Hanson to a decision by the Director of Public Works to deny a Lot Line Adjustment filed by Phoebe Dinsdale and Jay V. Hanson for the property located at 2873 and 2877 Redwood Road. (Assessor’s Parcel Nos. 041-110-027 and
(CONTINUED FROM AUGUST 6, AUGUST 27, NOVEMBER 5, 2002 AND
JANUARY 7, 2003; APPELLANT REQUESTS CONTINUANCE TO MAY 20, 2003
AT 9:15 A.M.)
PUBLIC HEARING CONTINUED TO MAY 20, 2003 AT 9:15 A.M.
26. 9:30 A.M. PUBLIC HEARING Auditor-Controller requests consideration and possible adoption of resolution increasing the Criminal Justice Administrative Fee (booking fee) from $100 to $105 per booking, effective July 1, 2003, pursuant to Section 29550 of the California Government Code. (Details on file with the Clerk of the Board)
(STAFF REQUESTS CONTINUANCE TO MARCH 18, 2003 AT 9:15 A.M.)
PUBLIC HEARING OPENED
PUBLIC HEARING CONTINUED TO MARCH 18, 2003 AT 9:15 A.M.
27. 9:30 A.M. PUBLIC HEARING First reading and intention to adopt an ordinance amending Section 2.100.090 and Section 2.100.210 to the Napa County Code relating to the definition of the Non-Classified Service, vacation accruals, and payouts upon separation from County employment.
ENVIRONMENTAL DETERMINATION: It can be seen with certainty that there is no possibility the proposed action may have a significant effect on the environment and therefore CEQA is not applicable [See Guidelines For the Implementation of the California Environmental Quality Act, 14 CCR 15061(b)(3)].
PUBLIC HEARING HELD
THE BOARD WAIVED READING THE BALANCE OF THE ORDINANCE.
THE BOARD DECLARED INTENT TO ADOPT THE ORDINANCE.
28. 9:45 A.M. PUBLIC HEARING First and final reading and adoption of Proposed Ordinance Amendment No. 02604-ORD makes technical changes to Chapter 18.08.080 and 18.104.050 to the Napa County Code for the purpose of updating the requirements for pre-existing Bed and Breakfast Establishments to conform with minor changes in State law.
ENVIRONMENTAL DETERMINATION: It can be seen with certainty that there is no possibility the proposed action may have a significant effect on the environment and therefore CEQA is not applicable [See Guidelines For the Implementation of the California Environmental Quality Act, 14 CCR 15061(b)(3)]. O-1217
PUBLIC HEARING HELD
THE BOARD WAIVED READING THE BALANCE OF THE ORDINANCE.
THE BOARD ADOPTED THE ORDINANCE.
29. 10:00 A.M. Director of Public Works requests authorization to sign, as a co-permittee, a Notice of Intent to comply with the terms of the General Permit for Storm Water Discharges for Small Municipal Separate Storm Sewer Systems and any subsequent Permit related documents.
APPROVED REQUEST BD-DD-MR-ML-BW
30. 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.)
31. 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 MINUTES.)
32. County Executive Officer requests the following actions:
A. Approval of Budget Transfer No. 76 appropriating $42,681 from the Contingency Fund to County Executive Office budget (4/5 vote required); and BT-76
B. Approval of the expenditure of an amount not to exceed $42,681 as partial payment to the Napa County League of Governments (NCLOG) for the continuation of consultant services related to the Countywide Land Use and Housing Strategy Committee.
APPROVED REQUESTS BD-ML-MR-DD-BW
33. County Executive Officer to present Fiscal Year 2002/2003 Mid-Year Budget Report and request adoption of the Fiscal Year 2003/2004 Recommended Budget Preparation/Final Hearing Schedule.
(CONTINUED FROM FEBRUARY 25, 2003)
MID-YEAR BUDGET REPORT PRESENTED
APPROVED REQUEST MR-BD-ML-DD-BW
34. Discussion and possible action including, but not limited to, the following legislation:
AB 185 (Horton): An act to add Section 486 to the Food and Agricultural Code, relating to cooperative agreements.
THE BOARD WENT ON RECORD IN OPPOSITION TO AB 185.
SUPERVISOR DODD REQUESTED THAT STAFF AGENDIZE A DISCUSSION ON
AB 1185 SPONSORED BY ASSEMBLY MEMBER LOWENTHAL. THE CALIFORNIA STATE ASSOCIATION OF COUNTIES IS RECOMMENDING SUPPORT OF THE BILL, WHICH PROVIDES FOR SEVERAL CHANGES TO THE HOUSING ELEMENT PROCESS.
SUPERVISOR DODD WOULD ALSO LIKE TO AGENDIZE DISCUSSION ON AB 216, SPONSORED BY ASSEMBLY MEMBER CHAN, WHICH WOULD CREATE A COUNTY ADMINISTERED YOUTH ALCOHOL & DRUG TREATMENT PROGRAM. THE PROGRAM WOULD BE FUNDED BY FEES ASSESSED ON THE ALCOHOL INDUSTRY.
35. Board of Supervisors’ Committee Reports and Announcements.
36. Board of Supervisors’ Future Agenda Items.
CHAIR WAGENKNECHT REQUESTED AN UPDATE FROM PLANNING STAFF REGARDING ENFORCEMENT ISSUES.
37. Closed Session.
ADJOURNED TO BOARD OF SUPERVISORS’ REGULAR MEETING, TUESDAY,
MARCH 11, 2003 AT 9:00 A.M.
BRAD WAGENKNECHT, Chairperson
MICHELLE PRICE, Deputy Clerk of the Board
Vote: BW = Brad Wagenknecht; BD = Bill Dodd; MR = Mike Rippey; ML = Mark Luce;
DD = Diane Dillon
The maker of the motion and second are reflected respectively in the order of the recorded vote.
Notations under Vote: N = No; X = Excused; A = Abstain