MINUTES OF THE
SPECIAL MEETING OF THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
COUNTY OF NAPA
April 12, 2005
1. Call to Order; Roll Call.
THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS OF THE COUNTY OF NAPA MET IN SPECIAL SESSION ON TUESDAY, APRIL 12, 2005 AT 8:30 A.M. AT THE NAPA COUNTY OFFICE OF EDUCATION LOCATED AT 2121 IMOLA AVENUE, NAPA, CALIFORNIA WITH THE FOLLOWING MEMBERS PRESENT: CHAIRPERSON DIANE DILLON, SUPERVISORS BILL DODD, HAROLD MOSKOWITE AND MARK LUCE. SUPERVISOR BRAD WAGENKNECHT WAS PRESENT FOR THE MORNING SESSION AND EXCUSED FOR THE 2:00 P.M. SESSION. THE MEETING WAS CALLED TO ORDER BY CHAIR DILLON AT 8:43 A.M.
2. Pledge of Allegiance.
DEBORAH BLODGETT, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, WINEGROWERS OF NAPA COUNTY, LED THE SALUTE TO THE FLAG.
3. Presentations and Commendations.
4. Public Comment.
Continuation of Board of Supervisors' Retreat
5A. Introductory Statements.
5B. Continuation of Strategic Workshop.
THE BOARD PROVIDED DIRECTION TO STAFF ON THE GENERAL PLAN UPDATE GUIDING PRINCIPLES.
5C. Development of Goals and Strategies.
5D. Communications, Issues and Priorities.
5E. Closing Remarks.
Recess to a Special Meeting of the Board of Supervisors' at 2:00 p.m. being held at 1195 Third Street, Suite 305, Napa, California.
6A. Chief Probation Officer requests approval of and authorization for the Chair to sign Amendment
No.1 to Agreement No. 6268 with Wilbur H. Dixon and Dean R. Madeira, doing business as Madeira Group International increasing the current year maximum compensation from $15,000 to
$29,000, for pre-employment background investigations of prospective public safety employees.
6B. Chief Probation Officer requests approval of and authorization for the Chair to sign an agreement
with Alternatives for Better Living for a maximum of $5,585 for the term April 1, 2005 through
June 30, 2005 to provide group and individual counseling services for court wards under the
supervision of the Probation Department. A-6414
6C. County Fire Chief requests approval of and authorization for the Chair to sign an agreement
with the City of Napa for a maximum of $160,000 for the term April 5, 2005 through
December 31, 2005 to supplement activities of the Fire Marshal Office providing inspections,
fire prevention education, and project management for portions of the Firewise Program.
ITEM REMOVED FOR DISCUSSION
APPROVED REQUEST ML-BD-HM-BW-DD A-6415
6D. Napa Special Investigations Bureau (NSIB) Governing Board requests approval of Budget
Transfer No. 75 transferring $322.75 from the NSIB Asset Forfeiture Trust Fund to the NSIB
budget for reimbursement to the California Highway Patrol for an adjudicated narcotics case.
(4/5 vote required) BT-75
6E. Sheriff requests approval of and authorization for the Chair to sign an agreement with Lexipol,
LLC for a maximum of $12,000 for the term May 1, 2005 through June 30, 2006 for review and
revision of the Sheriff's Department Policy manual. A-6416
6F. Director of Health and Human Services requests approval of and authorization for the Chair to
sign the following agreements to provide job-related training and counseling services to clients of
the Training and Employment Center's INCLUSION Program:
1. Amendment No. 1 to Agreement No. 6029 with Napa Personnel Systems increasing the amount by $10,000 for a new maximum of $25,000;
2. Amendment No. 2 to Agreement No. 6030 with Goodwill Industries of the Redwood Empire increasing the amount by $15,000 for a new maximum of $45,000; and
3. Agreement with Dreamcatchers Empowerment Network for a maximum of $10,000 for the term April 12, 2005 through September 30, 2005.
6G. Library Director requests authorization to accept two donations from the Friends of the Napa
Library for a total of $12,755.
6H. Director of Public Works requests acceptance of the work as complete and authorization for the
Chair to sign and Clerk of the Board to file a Notice of Completion with the Clerk/Recorder for
Contract No. PW 04-19, “Hall of Justice Planning Remodel Project.”
6I. Director of Public Works requests award of the contract for the "Historic Courthouse Painting
Project," PW 05-09, to Euro Style Management, Inc. of Roseville, California, for their low base
bid of $99,000 and authorization for the Chair to sign the construction contract.
6J. Director of Public Works requests adoption of a resolution temporarily closing a portion of
Berryessa-Knoxville Road from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 14, 2005 for the
7th annual Napa Valley Triathlon. R-05-54
6K. Director of Public Works requests approval of and authorization for the Chair to sign an
agreement with Commercial Power Sweep, Inc. for a maximum of $2,750 for the term
April 12, 2005 through June 30, 2005 with an automatic one year renewal at the end of
each Fiscal Year. A-6418
6L. Director of Public Works requests the following actions relating to the Rutherford Reach Napa
River Restoration Project:
1. Approval of and authorization for the Chair to sign a Memorandum of Understanding with The Rutherford Dust Society, Napa County Resource Conservation District, and Napa County Flood Control and Water Conservation District setting forth the shared responsibilities of the agencies; A-6419
2. Approval of and authorization for the Chair to sign an agreement with Napa County Resource Conservation District to sub-grant Measure "A" funds for a maximum of $270,000 for the preliminary design phase of the project; and A-6420
3. Approval of Budget Transfer No. 73 appropriating $300,000 in the Capital Improvement Program budget with offsetting revenues from Measure "A" for the preliminary design phase of the project. (4/5 vote required) BT-73
6M. Director of Public Works/Aviation requests approval of and authorization for the Chair to sign a
land use agreement with Erect-A-Tube, Inc. for $6,956 per year with annual increases based upon
the Consumer Price Index, to lease 28,985 square feet of airport land for the term April 1, 2005
through March 31, 2025. A-6421
6N. Assessor-Recorder-County Clerk requests approval of Budget Transfer No. 74 increasing
appropriations by $126,000 in the Primary-General Elections budget, offset by over-realized
revenues for the provision of election services. (4/5 vote required) BT-74
6O. County Counsel requests approval of and authorization for the Chair to sign an agreement with
Susan McGuigan for a maximum of $10,000 for the term April 12, 2005 through June 29, 2006 to
perform the function and duties of County Hearing Officer. A-6422
6P. Human Resources Director requests adoption of a resolution amending the Departmental
Allocation List for Conservation, Development & Planning Department with regards to
adding one (1) Principal Planner Limited Term (LT) position through June 30, 2008,
effective April 12, 2005. R-05-55
6Q. County Executive Officer requests the appointment of Susan Hertel to the Napa Valley Workforce
Investment Board (NVWIB) as a one stop partner with the term of office to commence
immediately and expire June 30, 2006.
6R. County Executive Officer requests adoption of a resolution appointing Dr. Suzanne Tavano
as the Mental Health Director for the Napa County Health and Human Services agency, effective
May 9, 2005. R-05-56
6S. County Executive Officer/Director of Emergency Services requests approval of Budget Transfer
No. 76 increasing appropriations and revenue by $255,459 in the Emergency Services budget with
an offsetting decrease in revenue and appropriations in the County Fire budget for the Firewise
grant. (4/5 vote required) BT-76
6T. Second reading and adoption of an ordinance repealing Chapter 2.76 of the Napa County Code
pertaining to the Delinquency Prevention Commission.
ENVIRONMENTAL DETERMINATION: The proposed action is not a project as defined by
14 California Code of Regulations 15378 (State CEQA Guidelines) and therefore CEQA is not applicable. O-1255
6U. Supervisor Dillon requests authorization for the Chair to sign and submit a comment letter to the
State Water Resources Control Board on the petition filed by Trout Unlimited and the Peregrine
Chapter of the National Audubon Society (Unanimous affirmative vote of Board members present
7. Discussion of items removed from the Consent Calendar.
SEE ITEM 6C.
APPROVED CONSENT CALENDAR ITEMS 6A THROUGH 6U, AS NOTATED ABOVE.
8. Set Matters or Public Hearings.
9A. Presentation by Agricultural Commissioner of 30-second Glassy-winged Sharpshooter education
and outreach public service announcement video that will air on local television.
10. Legislative Items.
11. Board of Supervisors' Committee Reports and Announcements.
SUPERVISOR LUCE REPORTED THE NAPA COUNTY LEAGUE OF GOVERNMENTS’ (NCLOG) SALES TAX SUBCOMMITTEE MET APRIL 11, 2005 AND MADE SEVERAL RECOMMENDATIONS INCLUDING A TAX PERIOD OF TWENTY YEARS; THE MONEY REQUIRED FOR JAMIESON CANYON IN ADDITION TO THE TAX MONEY SHALL BE RETURNED TO THE GENERATING COMMUNITIES IN EQUAL SHARES; AND AN EQUAL VOTE IN TERMS OF MAKING CHANGES TO THE FINALIZED PLAN REQUIRING A 5/6 MAJORITY TO PASS. HE STATED THESE RECOMMENDATIONS HAVE BEEN FORWARDED TO THE Napa County Transportation Planning Agency (NCTPA).
SUPERVISOR DODD REPORTED HE REPRESENTED CHAIR DILLON AT AN
EVENT SPONSORED BY THE HISPANIC NETWORK AT ST. JOHN’S CHURCH ON APRIL 10, 2005. THE EVENT WAS HELD TO HONOR TALA DEWYNTER AND
HOPE LUGO FOR THEIR CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE HISPANIC COMMUNITY OF NAPA VALLEY.
SUPERVISOR DODD REPORTED HE ATTENDED THE SUMMIT ON AGING HELD APRIL 8, 2005, AND STATED MORE EFFECTIVE OUTREACH TO SENIORS ON TRANSPORTATION INFORMATION AND OPTIONS IS NEEDED. HE REQUESTED THE BOARD RECEIVE A COPY OF THE RESULTS OF THE SENIOR SURVEY THAT WAS CONDUCTED SO THEY COULD REVIEW THE RESULTS.
SUPERVISOR DODD REPORTED HE ATTENDED A JOINT TRANSPORTATION MEETING WITH SOLANO TRANSIT AGENCY AND NAPA COUNTY TRANSPORTATION PLANNING AGENCY ON APRIL 7, 2005. HE STATED IN AN EFFORT TO PROMOTE EFFECTIVE RIDE SHARING PROGRAMS, A TRANSIT STUDY IS BEING PREPARED FOR THE SOLANO AND NAPA AREAS, WHICH IS SCHEDULED TO COMMENCE IN THE AUGUST-SEPTEMBER 2005 TIMEFRAME.
CHAIR DILLON REPORTED THAT SHE AND SUPERVISOR MOSKOWITE ATTENDED THE GENERAL PLAN WORKSHOP HELD IN THE LAKE BERRYESSA AREA HELD APRIL 6, 2005.
CHAIR DILLON REPORTED THAT ON APRIL 8, 2005, SHE ATTENDED A DINNER HOSTED BY THE NAPA VALLEY GRAPE GROWERS ASSOCIATION TO HONOR THEIR THIRTIETH ANNIVERSARY.
CHAIR DILLON STATED THE BOARD HAD JUST COMPLETED THEIR ANNUAL RETREAT WHERE THE FOCUS HAD BEEN ON THE GENERAL PLAN UPDATE, AND SAID FURTHER DISCUSSIONS WILL OCCUR IN THE NEAR FUTURE REGARDING THE GENERAL PLAN UPDATE.
12. Board of Supervisors' Future Agenda Items.
SUPERVISOR MOSKOWITE REQUESTED STAFF AGENDIZE A DISCUSSION REGARDING MEGAN’S LAW ON APRIL 19, 2005.
SUPERVISOR LUCE REQUESTED STAFF AGENDIZE IN THE NEAR FUTURE A DISCUSSION REGARDING AN ORDINANCE ALLOWING WEDDINGS AT WINERIES.
13. County Executive Officer Reports and Announcements.
NANCY WATT, COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER, ANNOUNCED A BUDGET STUDY SESSION IS SCHEDULED FOR NEXT TUESDAY, APRIL 19, 2005. SHE ALSO REPORTED STAFF WILL WORK ON AN AGENDA ITEM TO ADDRESS THE POTENTIAL CREATION OF AN AD-HOC COMMITTEE REGARDING HOUSING ISSUES.
14. Closed Session.
ADJOURNED TO A SPECIAL MEETING OF THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS’ ON THURSDAY, APRIL 14, 2005 AT 6:00 P.M. FOR THE PURPOSE OF ATTENDING THE QUARTERLY MEETING OF THE NAPA COUNTY LEAGUE OF GOVERNMENTS AT BISTRO DON GIOVANNI, 4110 ST. HELENA HIGHWAY, NAPA, CALIFORNIA.
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