MINUTES OF THE
MEETING OF THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
COUNTY OF NAPA
March 15, 2005
1. Call to Order; Roll Call.
THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS OF THE COUNTY OF NAPA MET IN REGULAR SESSION ON TUESDAY, MARCH 15, 2005 AT 9:00 A.M. WITH THE FOLLOWING MEMBERS PRESENT: CHAIRPERSON DIANE DILLON, SUPERVISORS BILL DODD,
HAROLD MOSKOWITE AND BRAD WAGENKNECHT. SUPERVISOR MARK LUCE WAS PRESENT AT ROLL CALL AND WAS EXCUSED AT 9:51 A.M. THE MEETING WAS CALLED TO ORDER BY CHAIR DILLON AT 9:00 A.M.
2. Pledge of Allegiance.
PAM KINDIG, AUDITOR-CONTROLLER, LED THE SALUTE TO THE FLAG.
3. Presentations and Commendations.
4. Public Comment.
5. Department Directors' Reports and Announcements
6A. Director of Health and Human Services requests approval of and authorization for the Chair to sign Amendment No. 2 to Agreement No. 6362 with RedPhantom Enterprises, Inc., increasing the
amount by $63,000 for a new maximum of $185,000 to provide transportation for clients to
psychiatric hospitals and to provide security guard services to staff and clients of the Health and
Human Services Agency. A-6362
6B. Director of Health and Human Services requests approval of the following in regard to the Mental
Health Services Act:
1. The Napa County Mental Health Services Act Community Planning Funding Request; and
2. Budget Transfer No. 69 in the amount of $40,000, increasing appropriations in the Mental Health budget with offsetting revenues from the Mental Health Services Act. (4/5 vote required) BT-69
6C. Director of Public Works requests the following actions relating to the "Energy Efficient Lighting Retrofit for the Hall of Justice and Administration Building Project," PW 04-14:
1. Rejection of all the bids received on February 24, 2005; and
2. Approval of revised plans and specifications for the "Energy Efficient Lighting Retrofit for the Hall of Justice and Administration Building Project," PW 04-14R, authorization to re-advertise for sealed bids and opening of the bids at a time, date and location to be published by the Director of Public Works pursuant to Section 20150.8 of the Public Contract Code.
6D. Auditor-Controller requests the Board accept and instruct the Clerk of the Board to file:
1. Audit Report - County of Napa, Department of Corrections, Inmate Welfare Trust for Fiscal Years ended June 30, 2003 and June 30, 2004; and
2. Audit Report - County of Napa, Fire Department for the Fiscal Year ended
June 30, 2003.
6E. County Counsel requests adoption of a resolution authorizing the issuance and sale of Napa Valley
Community College District General Obligation Bonds, Election of 2002, Series B in an aggregate
principal amount not to exceed $65,000,000, pursuant to Education Code Section 15140.
6F. Human Resources Director requests adoption of a resolution regarding the following actions
relating to the County Executive Office, effective March 15, 2005:
1. Amend the Departmental Allocation List to add one (1) (Confidential) Deputy Clerk of the Board of Supervisors and delete one (1) (Confidential) Secretary;
2. Amend the Table and Index to add Deputy Clerk of the Board of Supervisors; and
3. Amend appropriate policies to add Deputy Clerk of the Board of Supervisors.
7. Discussion of items removed from the Consent Calendar.
APPROVED CONSENT CALENDAR ITEMS 6A THROUGH 6F.
Set Matters or Public Hearings
8A. 9:15 a.m. Discussion and possible direction by the Board regarding potential changes to how the summary results of restaurant health inspections are reported.
THE BOARD DIRECTED STAFF TO PROCEED WITH REVISING THE INSPECTION REPORT FORMAT AND APPROPRIATE TECHNOLOGY TO BE ABLE TO POST THE REPORT ON THE INTERNET, AND ONCE DONE TO BRING THE REPORT BACK BEFORE THE BOARD FOR REVIEW AND DISCUSSION; TO PROCEED WITH THE CREATION OF A DRAFT ORDINANCE TO POST THE RESTAURANT GRADES IN THE FACILITIES BY JANUARY 2006; TO WORK WITH THE PUBLIC AND THE INDUSTRY IN WORKING THROUGH THE ABOVE NOTED INSTRUCTIONS; AND TO INCORPORATE ALL COSTS OF THE PROGRAM INTO THE DEPARTMENT’S BUDGET FOR FISCAL YEAR 2005-2006.
8B. 9:30 a.m. Recess to the Board of Equalization regular meeting.
(SEE BOARD OF EQUALIZATION MINUTES)
8C. 10:00 a.m. County Fire Chief requests the Board:
1. Declare intent to adopt a mitigated Negative Declaration for the Rutherford Volunteer Fire Department's two-bay station on the east side of the Silverado Trail, about one-quarter mile north of Skellenger Lane in Rutherford; and
2. Find the proposed fire station consistent with the Memorandum of Understanding between the County and the Rutherford Volunteer Fire Department.
(STAFF REQUESTS ITEM BE WITHDRAWN. ITEM WAS NOTICED FOR BOARD ACTION BUT THE BOARD HAS DELEGATED AUTHORITY IN THIS MATTER TO THE FIRE CHIEF)
ITEM REMOVED FROM AGENDA
8D. 10:15 a.m. Public Hearing. Consideration and possible adoption of a resolution establishing administrative fees for the certification and monitoring of community-based organization drug diversion programs.
PUBLIC HEARING HELD – NO TESTIMONY PRESENTED
ADOPTED RESOLUTION BD-BW-HM-ML-DD R-05-44
8E. 10:30 a.m. Recess to the Lake Berryessa Resort Improvement District special meeting.
(SEE LAKE BERRYESSA RESORT IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT MINUTES)
8F. 1:30 p.m. Recess to the Napa County Flood Control and Water Conservation District meeting.
(SEE FLOOD CONTROL AND WATER CONSERVATION DISTRICT MINUTES)
9A. County Executive Officer requests the following appointments to the Napa Valley Workforce
Investment Board (NVWIB):
1. The appointment of one of the following applicants representing economic development with the term of office to commence immediately and expire
June 30, 2005:
THE BOARD APPOINTED TRACY RIDEOUT.
2. The appointment of Mary Ann Mancuso and Michelle M. White representing private sector business with the term of office to commence immediately and expire as determined by the NVWIB.
THE BOARD APPOINTED MARY ANN MANCUSO AND MICHELLE M. WHITE.
10A. Discussion and possible action related to encouraging California State Association of Counties’ (CSAC) involvement in the drafting of legislative amendments to Assembly Constitutional Amendment (ACA) 5 (public pension reform).
THE BOARD WENT ON RECORD IN SUPPORT OF ENCOURAGING CSAC’S INVOLVEMENT AS NOTATED ABOVE.
11. Board of Supervisors' Committee Reports and Announcements.
SUPERVISOR DODD REPORTED HE TRAVELED TO WASHINGTON, D.C. LAST WEEK WITH MEMBERS OF THE METROPOLITAN TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION TO MEET WITH CONGRESSMAN MIKE THOMPSON. HE STATED THAT PREVIOUSLY CONGRESSMAN THOMPSON HAD EARMARKED $5 MILLION IN FEDERAL FUNDING FOR NAPA COUNTY FOR TRANSPORTATION, AND STATED THAT FIGURE IS NOW $8 MILLION THANKS TO CONGRESSMAN THOMPSON’S HARD WORK.
SUPERVISOR DODD STATED WHILE IN WASHINGTON, D.C., HE WORKED ON SECURING FEDERAL FUNDING FOR THE COUNTY’S FLOOD CONTROL DISTRICT PROJECT AS WELL AS FOR THE NORTH BAY WATER REUSE GROUP FOR A STUDY REGARDING WATER RECLAMATION PROJECTS IN THE CARNEROS AND Milliken-Sarco-Tulocay AREAS.
SUPERVISOR WAGENKNECHT REPORTED THE TRIBAL GAMING CONSORTIUM HELD THEIR FIRST OFFICIAL MEETING ON MARCH 14, 2005, AT WHICH SUPERVISOR DILLON GAVE A REPORT ON HER TRIP TO WASHINGTON, D.C.
HE STATED THE CONSORTIUM WENT ON RECORD IN SUPPORT OF S113 (FEINSTEIN), A BILL THAT WOULD MODIFY THE DATE WHICH CERTAIN TRIBAL LAND OF THE LYTTON RANCHERIA OF CALIFORNIA IS DEEMED TO BE HELD IN TRUST. THE CONSORTIUM CONSIDERED BUT DID NOT TAKE A POSITION ON A DRAFT BILL (NO BILL NUMBER AS OF YET) PROPOSED BY CONGRESSMAN RICHARD POMBO REGARDING INDIAN GAMING.
SUPERVISOR WAGENKNECHT REPORTED HE ATTENDED A CARES FORUM DURING THE PAST WEEKEND. HE STATED CARES IS AN INITIATIVE OF THE FIRST 5 COMMISSION ON INCREASING THE QUALITY OF DAYCARE THROUGH EDUCATION AND TO PROVIDE STIPENDS FOR THAT EDUCATION. SUPERVISOR WAGENKNECHT SAID APPROXIMATELY 300 PEOPLE ATTENDED THE FORUM.
SUPERVISOR LUCE reported the NAPA COUNTY LEAGUE OF GOVERNMENT’S (nclog) SUBCOMMITTEE ON TAXES RECENTLY MET AND STATED THE NEXT METING HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED FOR MONDAY,
MARCH 28, 2005 AT 6:00 P.M.
12. Board of Supervisors' Future Agenda Items.
SUPERVISOR DODD STATED HE WOULD LIKE TO SEE NAPA COUNTY CODE SECTION 18.108.027 (SENSITIVE DOMESTIC WATER SUPPLY DRAINAGES) AMENDED REGARDING PARCEL MERGERS. HE STATED HE HAS PROPOSED ALTERNATIVE LANGUAGE THAT HE WOULD LIKE TO PROVIDE TO THE PLANNING DIRECTOR, AND REQUESTED STAFF REVIEW THE POTENTIAL AMENDMENT AND AGENDIZE THIS IN THE FUTURE.
CHAIR DILLON REQUESTED STAFF REVIEW THE ENTIRE ORDINANCE FOR OTHER POTENTIAL AMENDMENTS.
CHAIR DILLON ANNOUNCED THAT NATIONAL VOLUNTEER WEEK IS COMING IN APRIL AND SHE WOULD LIKE TO PLAN SOMETHING TO ACKNOWLEDGE THE WEEK.
13. County Executive Officer Reports and Announcements.
COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER, NANCY WATT, ANNOUNCED THAT THE
ST. HELENA FLOOD BONDS CLOSED THIS MORNING, WHICH BROUGHT $13.5 MILLION DOLLARS IN FUNDING TO ST. HELENA FOR THEIR PROJECT. SHE RECOGNIZED THE FOLLOWING COUNTY STAFF WHO WORKED ON THIS PROJECT: MARCIA HULL, TREASURER-TAX COLLECTOR; PAM KINDIG, AUDITOR-CONTROLLER; ROBERT WESTMEYER, COUNTY COUNSEL;
TAMIE FRASIER, TREASURER MANAGER; KAREN GRATTON, STAFF SERVICES MANAGER FOR THE FLOOD PROTECTION AND WATERSHED IMPROVEMENT AUTHORITY; KRISHAN CHOPRA, DEPUTY COUNTY COUNSEL; AND
LORENZO ZIALCITA, PRINCIPLE MANAGEMENT ANALYST. MS. WATT STATED THE COUNTY CHARGED BACK STAFF TIME TO the city of ST. HELENA FOR THEIR WORK ON THE PROJECT.
14. Closed Session
A. CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL - ANTICIPATED LITIGATION
Initiation of litigation pursuant to subdivision (c) of Government Code Section 54956.9: (One case)
CLOSED SESSION NOT HELD
ADJOURNED TO BOARD OF SUPERVISORS’ REGULAR MEETING, TUESDAY,
MARCH 22, 2005 AT 9:00 A.M.
DIANE DILLON, Chairperson
PAMELA MILLER, Clerk of the Board
Vote: DD = Diane Dillon; BD = Bill Dodd; ML = Mark Luce;
HM = Harold Moskowite; 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