MINUTES OF THE
MEETING OF THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
COUNTY OF NAPA
May 6, 2003
1. Call to Order; Roll Call.
THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS OF THE COUNTY OF NAPA MET IN REGULAR SESSION, TUESDAY, MAY 6, 2003 AT 9:00 A.M. WITH THE FOLLOWING MEMBERS PRESENT: CHAIRMAN 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.
MR. BOSCH LED THE SALUTE TO THE FLAG.
3. Presentation of a proclamation to Dave Whitmer, Agricultural Commissioner, proclaiming May 2003 as Glassy-Winged Sharpshooter Awareness Month.
PRESENTATION MADE BY CHAIR WAGENKNECHT TO MR. CLARK OF THE AGRICULTURAL COMMISISON ON BEHALF OF DAVE WHITMER.
4. Public Comment
TIM STREBLOW, ASSISTANT CHIEF OF CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF FORESTRY, NAPA COUNTY FIRE DEPARTMENT, COMMENTED ON THE RECENT HELICOPTER TOUR OF THE DISTRICTS GIVEN TO SEVERAL OF THE BOARD MEMBERS AND PRESENTED FIRE JACKETS TO THOSE SUPERVISORS WHO WERE UNABLE TO ATTEND.
MARK HENDERSON, PRESIDENT OF NAPA ASSOCIATION OF PUBLIC EMPLOYEES (NAPE), COMMENTED ON AB616, REQUESTING THE BOARD MOVE FROM THE DISCUSSION TO ACTIVE NEGOTIATION STAGE, AND PRESENTED THE BOARD WITH A PETITION CONTAINING 863 SIGNATURES.
WILL SELLECK COMMENTED ON AB616, REQUESTING THE BOARD ENTER INTO TALKS WITH THE UNION REGARDING THE IMPLEMENTATION OF AB616, AND PRESENTED THE BOARD WITH ADDITIONAL PETITIONS THROUGH REPRESENTATIVES OF VARIOUS COUNTY OF NAPA DEPARTMENTS. MR. SELLECK ALSO COMMENTED THEY HAD RECEIVED A TOTAL OF 867 SIGNATURES.
CARL LYNCH, PRESIDENT, RETIRED PUBLIC EMPLOYEES ASSOCIATION, COMMENTED ON THE EROSION OF THE CURRENT PENSION PLAN.
BERNIE KLINE, LEGISLATIVE CHAIRMAN, RETIRED PUBLIC EMPLOYEES ASSOCIATION, SPOKE REGARDING THE INCREASE IN HEALTH CARE COSTS TO RETIRED EMPLOYEES AND COMMENTED ON POST RETIREMENT BENEFITS.
5. Department Directors’ Reports and Announcements.
6. Chief Probation Officer requests approval of and authorization for the Chair to sign Amendment No. 1 to Agreement No. 4352 with Alternatives for Better Living increasing the amount by $6,650 for a new maximum of $51,804 for additional individual/family counseling services.
7. District Attorney, Public Defender and Chief Probation Officer request approval of and authorization for the Chair to sign an agreement with Alternatives for Better Living for a maximum one time only amount of $40,000 for the term May 6, 2003 through June 30, 2004 with an automatic renewal for each fiscal year for the provision of alternatives to incarceration through educational/treatment programs and community outreach services; offer alternatives to incarceration for first-time offenders; and remove defendants from Court calendars via a pre-filing diversion program. A-5090
8. Chief Probation Officer and Director of Health and Human Services requests approval of and authorization for the Chair to sign an agreement with John W. Pearson for a maximum of $20,500 for the term May 1, 2003 through June 30, 2003 to provide consultant services in the administration of juvenile justice programs. A-5091
9. Sheriff requests the following actions pertaining to an agreement with the United States Department of Agriculture, Office of Inspector General, for reimbursement of costs of law enforcement activities connected with cockfighting operations in the unincorporated area:
A. Approval of and authorization for the Chair to sign an agreement for a maximum amount of $50,000 for the term May 6, 2003 through August 31, 2003; and
B. Approval of Budget Transfer No. 91 increasing appropriations by $50,000 with offsetting revenue. (4/5 vote required) BT-91
10. Assessor/Recorder-County Clerk requests approval of Budget Transfer No. 89 transferring $5,000 from the Recorder’s Modernization Trust Fund to the Recorder-County Clerk budget for the purchase of security banknote paper. (4/5 vote required) BT-89
11. Director of Health and Human Services requests approval of and authorization for the Chair to sign Amendment No. 1 to Agreement No. 4724 with Locumtenen.com, increasing by $35 the all inclusive daily rate for psychiatric services to the mental health program. A-4724
12. Director of Health and Human Services requests approval of and authorization for the Chair to sign a revenue agreement with State of California Employment Development Department for a maximum of $117,745 for the term April 1, 2003 through June 30, 2005 to provide youth workforce development programs. A-5093
13. Director of Public Works requests authorization for Chair to sign Escrow Agreements For Security Deposits In Lieu Of Retention, with Flintco, Inc. of Rancho Cordova, California for the Juvenile Justice Center Project, PW 02-17; A-4906-1
and with McCrary Construction Company of Belmont, California for the Napa County Sheriff Facility Project, PW 01-26. A-5094
14. Director of Public Works requests approval of the ranking criteria established to determine the low bidder for the "Historic Courthouse Renovation and Criminal Courts Building Office Remodel Project,” PW 02-20, and authorization for staff to open and read the sealed proposals to determine the apparent low bidder at 11:00 A.M. on May 6, 2003 at the Public Works Conference Room on the First Floor of the County Administration Building.
15. Director of Public Works requests authorization to increase the following fixed asset allocations established in the Fiscal Year 2002/2003 Equipment Pool Budget: (4/5th vote required)
A. One Paver: Increased from $65,000 to $82,633; and
B. Two Rollers: Increased from $70,000 to $77,415.
16. Library Director requests adoption of minor revisions to the Library’s policy manual regarding “Library Cards.” (Policy on file with the Clerk of the Board)
17. Adoption of a resolution in support of CalTrans Route 299 Grade Improvement Project. (Supervisor Luce) R-03-80
18. Approve minutes of Board of Supervisors’ meeting of December 17, 2002.
19. Discussion of Items Removed From The Consent Calendar.
APPROVED CONSENT CALENDAR NUMBERS 6 THROUGH 18.
20. 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)
21. 9:45 A.M. County Executive Officer and John Bartel of AON Consulting and Insurance Services to present actuarial data regarding current and future costs associated with employee salary, retirement and other related benefits.
PRESENTATION MADE – NO ACTION TAKEN.
22. Closed Session:
CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATORS (Government Code Section 54957.6):
Agency Designated Representatives: Charla Freckmann, Human Resources Director
Employee Organization: SEIU Local 614 - NAPE (Employee Unit & Supervisory Unit of the County of Napa)
Unrepresented Employees: Non-Classified, Management and Confidential Employees of the County of Napa (Excluding Elected Officials).
CLOSED SESSION HELD - NO REPORTABLE ACTION.
23. 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)
24. 2:30 P.M. Discussion and possible action on recommendations to resolve the budget shortfall in the Health and Human Services Agency for Fiscal Year 2003/2004 (follow-up to the Board budget study session of April 21, 2003).
RECOMMENDATION APPROVED, AS AMENDED. RECOMMENDATION INCLUDES COST SAVINGS REALIZED BY REDUCING OUTSIDE CONTRACTS AND SERVICES, PROGRAM CHANGES IN NEXT STEP/NETS AND FAMILY PRESERVATION, AND STAFF REDUCTIONS IN HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES AGENCY, WITH THE AMENDMENT THAT THE COUNTY IS NOT PREPARED TO PICK UP 3632 FUNDING IF THE STATE DOES NOT PROVIDE THE FUNDING.
25. County Executive Officer requests adoption of the Board of Supervisors’ Vision Statement and Guiding Principles as discussed at the March 2003 Board Retreat.
APPROVED REQUEST MR-BD-ML-DD-BW
26. Discussion and possible action regarding legislation.
COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER, BILL CHIAT REPORTED THERE WOULD BE A LEGISLATIVE COMMITTEE MEETING ON THURSDAY, MAY 8, 2003, AND REPORTED ON WHO WOULD BE ATTENDING THE MEETINGS IN SACRAMENTO ON MAY 14, 2003, STATING THAT ONE OF THE SCHEDULED MEETINGS IS WITH SENATOR CHESBRO AND ASSEMBLYWOMAN WIGGINS.
27. Board of Supervisors’ Committee Reports and Announcements.
SUPERVISOR LUCE THANKED THE BOARD FOR TAKING ACTION TODAY ON ITEM 17, INDICATING THIS ITEM WAS IN SUPPORT OF THE REDWOOD EMPIRE ASSOCIATION’S NEW FOCUS ON THE EAST-WEST CONNECTION.
SUPERVISOR DILLON REMINDED EVERYONE THAT NEXT WEEK THE REGIONAL COUNCIL OF RURAL COUNTIES (RCRC) WILL BE IN TOWN FOR THEIR ANNUAL MEETING AND INVITED EVERYONE TO ATTEND.
SUPERVISOR DILLON ALSO REPORTED ON THE HIPAA CONFERENCE SHE AND CHAIR WAGENKNECHT ATTENDED LAST WEEK, STATING IT WAS VERY BENEFICIAL AND EDUCATIONAL, AND COMMENTED THAT SHE AND OTHERS WHO ATTENDED THE CONFERENCE PLAN TO RETURN TO THE BOARD TO PRESENT A REPORT ON THE INFORMATION LEARNED.
28. Board of Supervisors’ Future Agenda Items.
SUPERVISOR LUCE REQUESTED THE COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER CONTACT PG&E REPRESENTATIVES TO ARRANGE COMMUNITY DICUSSIONS REGARDING THE HIGH POWER LINES PG&E IS CONSIDERING INSTALLING THROUGHOUT NAPAVALLEY.
ADJOURNED TO BOARD OF SUPERVISORS’ REGULAR MEETING, TUESDAY,
MAY 13, 2003 AT 9:00 A.M.
BRAD WAGENKNECHT, Chairperson
PAMELA MILLER, Clerk of the Board
Vote: BW = Brad Wagenknecht; BD = Bill Dodd; MR = Mike Rippey; ML = Mark Luce;
DD = Diane Dillon
Notations under Vote: N = No; X = Excused; A = Abstain