MINUTES OF THE
MEETING OF THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
COUNTY OF NAPA
May 25, 2004
1. Call to Order; Roll Call.
THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS OF THE COUNTY OF NAPA MET IN REGULAR SESSION ON TUESDAY, MAY 25, 2004 AT 9:00 A.M. WITH THE FOLLOWING MEMBERS PRESENT: CHAIR MARK LUCE, SUPERVISORS BILL DODD,
BRAD WAGENKNECHT AND DIANE DILLON. SUPERVISOR MIKE RIPPEY WAS EXCUSED. THE MEETING WAS CALLED TO ORDER BY CHAIR LUCE AT 9:00 A.M.
2. Pledge of Allegiance.
JIM KING LED THE SALUTE TO THE FLAG.
3. Presentations and Commendations.
4. Public Comment.
BARBARA COLT, ELIGIBILITY WORKER III, SPOKE IN FAVOR OF ENHANCED RETIREMENT AND ASKED THE BOARD TO GIVE DIRECTION TO THE COUNTY’S NEGOTIATION TEAM SO THAT NEGOTIATIONS COULD CONTINUE.
DOUG DAHME, ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH SPECIALIST II, SPOKE IN FAVOR OF ENHANCED RETIREMENT AND ASKED THE BOARD TO GIVE SERIOUS CONSIDERATION TO THE PROPOSALS OFFERED DURING NEGOTIATIONS BY SEIU LOCAL 614.
5. Department Directors’ Reports and Announcements.
GARY LIEBERSTEIN, DISTRICT ATTORNEY, PRESENTED A NEW EDUCATIONAL ELDER ABUSE BROCHURE WHICH WAS SPONSORED THROUGH THE ELDER ABUSE PROSECUTION UNIT, AND STATED THERE IS AN ELDER ABUSE TASK FORCE MEETING SCHEDULED JUNE 7, 2004 AT 10:00 A.M. AT THE DISTRICT ATTORNEY’S OFFICE.
6A. Chief Probation Officer requests approval of and authorization for the Chair to sign an agreement with ALDEA Children and Family Services for a maximum of $25,000 for the term April 1, 2004 through June 30, 2004 for the provision of substance abuse services provided by the Wolfe Center to Juvenile Court Wards under the supervision of the Napa County Probation Department.
6B. Chief Probation Officer requests adoption of a resolution approving the third year comprehensive
multi-agency juvenile justice plan and authorize submitting the plan to the State Board of Corrections for Fiscal Year 2004-2005 in the amount of $363,704. R-04-73
6C. District Attorney requests approval of Budget Transfer No. 72 transferring $52,791 from Services and Supplies establishing a fixed asset for the purchase of a new case filing system; and declaring
the existing case filing system as surplus because it is no longer required for public use, ordering its removal from inventory and authorizing it to be sold at public auction. (4/5 vote required)
6D. Director of Health and Human Services requests approval of and authorization for the Chair to sign a Memorandum of Understanding between the Napa Valley Workforce Investment Board (WIB) and The Job Connection partners for the term July 1, 2003 through June 30, 2006 to provide workforce development services.
ITEM REMOVED FROM AGENDA PER STAFF REQUEST
6E. Director of Health and Human Services requests approval of and authorization for the Chair to sign Amendment No. 2 to revenue Agreement No. 3662 with the California Department of Health Services decreasing the amount by $527 for a new maximum of $102,043 for the Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA) program. A-3662
6F. Director of Health and Human Services requests approval of Budget Transfer No. 69 appropriating
$395,000 in the Public Health budget with offsetting revenues from the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Trust Fund and the Bioterrorism Trust Fund for EMS and bioterrorism expenses.
(4/5 vote required) BT-69
6G. Director of Health and Human Services requests approval of Budget Transfer No. 71 appropriating
$60,675 in the Behavioral Health budget with offsetting revenue from the cancellation of a designation for the homeless mental health outreach program. (4/5 vote required)
6H. Director of Public Works requests approval of plans and specifications for the “Cuttings Wharf Class II Bike Lane Project," RDS 04-11, authorization to advertise for bids and setting 3:30 p.m. on June 24, 2004 for opening of sealed bids.
6I. Director of Public Works/Aviation requests authorization for the Chair to sign a Certificate of Acceptance of an Avigation and Hazard Easement Deed from VCC-NAPA, LLC. (Assessor’s Parcel No. 046-630-003)
6J. Clerk of the Board requests the following actions:
1. Adoption of a resolution approving the Town of Yountville’s Ordinance number
340-04, changing the date of the Town’s general municipal election; and
2. Authorization for the Registrar of Voters to provide a mailed notice to all registered voters in the Town informing them of this change, with the provision that all services rendered by the County for the Town in connection with such notification be reimbursed in full.
6K. Human Resources Director requests adoption of Retirement Resolution No. 04-56 for Kathy Bonds, Chief Deputy Recorder/County Clerk/Registrar. R-04-56
6L. Human Resources Director requests approval of a thirty-two (32) day extension of the Leave Without Pay for a Child Support Specialist II in Child Support Services effective June 1, 2004 through July 2, 2004.
6M. County Counsel requests second reading and adoption of an ordinance amending Section 2.58.160 of the Napa County Code extending the expiration of the In-Home Supportive Services Public Authority of Napa County. O-1239
6N. County Executive Officer/Director of Emergency Services requests approval of and authorization for the Chair to sign a Letter of Promulgation accepting the Napa Operational Area Pre-disaster Hazard Mitigation Plan Coordinating Draft dated April 2004.
7. Discussion of items removed from the Consent Calendar.
APPROVED CONSENT CALENDAR ITEMS 6A THROUGH 6N, AS NOTATED ABOVE.
8A. 9:00 AM County Executive Officer requests adoption and presentation of a resolution awarding the 2004 Regional Council of Rural Counties, Rural Alliance, Inc. and Napa County Board of Supervisors Rural Scholarship in the amount of $1,000 to Vintage High School Senior Sarah O'Neill.
ADOPTED RESOLUTION R-04-72
8B. 9:15 AM Recess to the Silverado Community Services District Special Meeting.
(SEE SILVERADO COMMUNITY SERVICES DISTRICT MINUTES)
8C. 9:30 AM Napa County Transportation Planning Agency Executive Director to provide update regarding status of the proposed Transportation Sales Tax Expenditure Plan and Ordinance.
UPDATE GIVEN – NO ACTION TAKEN
9A. Sheriff and California Highway Patrol to provide a presentation regarding increased vehicle accidents on highways and roadways in Napa County.
9B. Discussion and possible action related to the preparation of a coordinated Request for Proposals
(RFP) for the collection of solid waste and recyclables in Garbage Zone One, located generally in the unincorporated areas of Napa County in the vicinity of the Cities of Napa and American Canyon:
1. Consideration and possible action to:
a. Appoint two Board members and direct the County Executive Officer to appoint three County staff members to an Ad Hoc RFP Selection Committee.
THE BOARD APPOINTED SUPERVISORS WAGENKNECHT AND LUCE.
THE BOARD AUTHORIZED THE COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER TO APPOINT STAFF. DD-BD-MR-BW-ML
b. Approve a provision of the RFP prohibiting bidders and their agents from contacting members of the Board of Supervisors, members of the Ad Hoc RFP Selection Committee, and members of the Evaluation Panel for the purpose of discussing the RFP or influencing the selection process, under penalty of disqualification from the selection process, with the exception that bidders and their agents may make contact and discuss the RFP with the individual or individuals identified in the RFP as the County's official public contact.
APPROVED REQUEST DD-BD-MR-BW-ML
c. Approve a requirement for a non-refundable deposit of ten thousand dollars ($10,000) with proposal submittal.
APPROVED REQUEST BD-DD-MR-BW-ML
2. Request for direction to staff in development of the RFP.
9C. County Executive Officer to discuss and request adoption of a resolution approving a loan from the Affordable Housing Fund, in an amount not-to-exceed $500,000, to the Napa Valley Housing Authority for capital improvements to the Calistoga and Mondavi Farmworker Centers.
ITEM REMOVED FROM AGENDA PER STAFF REQUEST.
The Legislative Subcommittee will present a report. The Board may or may not take action on any
or all items presented for discussion. (Unanimous vote required)
10A. Approval of and authorization for the Chair to sign a letter of support for AB 2158 relating to Housing Element Reform.
THE BOARD WENT ON RECORD IN SUPPORT OF AB 2158.
11. Board of Supervisors’ Committee Reports and Announcements.
SUPERVISOR DILLON REPORTED SHE ATTENDED THE REGIONAL COUNCIL OF RURAL COUNTIES’ (RCRC) LEGISLATIVE DAY ON MAY 19, 2004. SHE STATED THE DELEGATION SHE WAS IN MET WITH LEGISLATIVE ANALYST ELIZABETH HILL; SENATE MAJORITY LEADER DON PERATA; ASSEMBLYPERSON KEVIN MCCARTHY; A REPRESENTATIVE FROM SENATOR CHESBRO’S OFFICE; ASSEMBLYPERSON WIGGINS; AND ASSEMBLYPERSON SIMON SALINAS.
SUPERVISOR DODD ANNOUNCED THERE WAS A GRAND OPENING OF THE WOLFE CENTER HELD MAY 22, 2004 AND STATED ALL BOARD MEMBERS AND THE COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER WERE IN ATTENDANCE.
12. Board of Supervisors’ Future Agenda Items.
13. County Executive Officer Reports and Announcements.
NANCY WATT, COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER, PROVIDED AN UPDATE ON THE TRANSFER OF COURT FACILITIES TO THE STATE. MS. WATT STATED THERE ARE THREE PILOT COUNTIES SELECTED TO WORK WITH THE STATE ON THIS TRANSITION. THE REQUIREMENT IS THAT THE COUNTY TRANSFER THEIR THREE COURT FACILITIES NO LATER THAN JUNE 30, 2007. MS. WATT COMMENTED THAT THE COUNTY WILL INITIATE CONTACT WITH THE STATE TO BEGIN THE TRANSFER PROCESS, WHICH SHOULD BE COMPLETED AS QUICKLY AS POSSIBLE.
MS. WATT ANNOUNCED THAT TODAY WAS THE FIRST AGENDA WHERE THE ENTIRE PACKET MATERIAL IS AVAILABLE ONLINE FOR PUBLIC ACCESS AND THANKED CLERK OF THE BOARD, PAMELA MILLER FOR HER EFFORTS ON THE PROJECT.
14. Closed Session.
A. CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL - ANTICIPATED LITIGATION
Significant exposure to litigation pursuant to subdivision (b) of Government Code Section 54956.9: (Two cases)
CLOSED SESSION NOT HELD
Initiation of litigation pursuant to subdivision (c) of Government Code Section 54956.9:
B. CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL - EXISTING LITIGATION (Government Code Section 54956.9(a))
Names of cases:
1. County of Napa v. Edward William Schlies, et. al. (Case No. 26-25408)
CLOSED SESSION NOT HELD
2. County of Napa v. O'Neill/Mullin LLC; HNAPAD Associates, et. al.
(Case No. 26-25407)
CLOSED SESSION NOT HELD
3. Jorge Deharo, Hector Olvera, Latinos Unidos de Napa, an Unincorporated Association v. County of Napa et. al. (Case No. 26-22255)
CLOSED SESSION HELD – NO REPORTABLE ACTION
C. CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATOR (Government Code Section 54957.6)
Agency Designated Representatives: Dennis Morris, 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
ADJOURNED TO BOARD OF SUPERVISORS’ REGULAR MEETING, TUESDAY,
JUNE 01, 2004 AT 9:00 A.M.
MARK LUCE, Chairperson
PAMELA MILLER, Clerk of the Board
Vote: ML = Mark Luce; DD = Diane Dillon; BD = Bill Dodd; MR = Mike Rippey; BW = Brad Wagenknecht
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