935 Hartle Court, Napa, CA 94559
Director Director Director Vice-Chairman Chairman
Harry Martin Charles Gravett, III Dennis Scherzinger Mark Luce Ed Henderson
City of Napa City of Napa County of Napa County of Napa City of Napa
Council Member Appointee Appointee Supervisor Mayor
Michael Riback Michael Abramson Cheryl P. Schuh
Legal Counsel General Manager Board Secretary
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 6, 2005
1515 SOSCOL FERRY ROAD, SOSCOL TREATMENT PLANT
1. OPEN SESSION – 4:30 P.M.
2. ROLL CALL
3. SAFETY MOMENT - Daylight Savings Time - Groggy Drivers
Did you know that the frequency of motor vehicles crashes increase the first week after
switching to day light savings time? It takes some people up to a week to adjust to the time
change and they may be somewhat groggy driving to work in the morning, so be aware.
DISTRICT IS LOST-TIME ACCIDENT FREE SINCE MARCH 13, 2004.
4. PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD (five minute per person limitation)
Pursuant to Section 54954.3 of the Brown Act, this is the time allotted for the public to address the Board on any
subject relevant to the District that are: a) items not on the agenda, or b) items on the agenda for which a separate
public hearing is neither required nor scheduled.
The Board can take no action unless the item is on the agenda. However, Board members may briefly respond to
statements made or questions posed by the public, ask for clarification from staff, refer the matter to staff, or request
staff to report back on the matter.
The public may address the Board on each agenda item during the Board’s consideration of that item. Presentation of
the item will include, in the following order, introduction by staff, explanation by consultant (if applicable), input by
Legal Counsel, public input and comment (5 minute limitation), discussion by Board and decision by Board.
5. CONSENT CALENDAR
All items listed on the Consent Calendar are considered to be routine by the Board and will be enacted by one motion.
There will be no separate discussion of these items unless a Board member or citizen so requests. Those items that
are removed will be considered by the Board at the end of the Consent Calendar. A single motion will be in order to
approve the recommended action.
a. Approval/Correction of Minutes from the Regular Board Meeting on March 2,
2005 and March 16, 2005.
b. Receive County of Napa Voucher Register Dated 3/10/05 through 3/30/05.
c. Authorize General Manager to Hire Laboratory Director at Salary Above Step
“C” of Salary Grade.
d. Approve Adoption of a Policy for Outside Employment by District Employees.
e. Authorize Chairman to sign Subdivision Agreement and set bond amount at
$41,400.00. (Note: the City of Napa has determined that this project is exempt
from the requirements of CEQA under Government Code Section 15332).
f. Accept the Zinfandel Subdivision Sanitary Sewer Improvements for Maintenance
and Operation and Order Release of the Bond in the Amount of $43,875.00.
g. Authorize Payment to Napa County Mosquito Abatement District (NCMAD) for
Early Termination of Lease, and Approve Budget Transfer in the Amount of
$33,495.00 from Capital Account No. 48960000/7830 to O & M Budget Account
No. 52211000/7800 to Pay NCMAD.
h. Adopt Resolution Accepting Completion of the Pond Access Improvement
Project, Project No. 1220; and Direct Capital Improvement Program Manager to
File the Notice of Completion at the Office of the Recorder, Napa, CA.
6. REGULAR CALENDAR
a. Annual Election of Chairman and Vice-Chairman.
b. Assignment of Board of Director Standing and Ad-hoc Committee Memberships,
and Consideration of Possible Revisions to Committee Structure.
c. Adopt Initial Study/Final Mitigated Declaration for the North Napa Bypass Sewer
and Siphon Project; Approve the Project, including the Plans and Specifications;
and Authorize the General Manager to issue the Notice Inviting Sealed Bids and
provide Notice thereof.
8. GENERAL MANAGER REPORT
a. Status of State Water Recycling Grant Applications.
9. LEGAL COUNSEL REPORT
10. BOARD OF DIRECTORS REPORTS/GENERAL DISCUSSION
This is the opportunity for the Board Members to ask questions for clarification, provide information to staff, request
staff to report back on a matter, or to direct staff to place a matter on a subsequent agenda. GC 54954.2(a).
11. ADJOURN TO CLOSED SESSION
a. CONFERENCE WITH REAL PROPERTY NEGOTIATORS
Address: Somky Ranch, Soscol Ferry Road, Napa, CA
Agency Negotiator: Michael Abramson, Michael Riback
Under Negotiation: Potential Lease of Property
Government Code §54956.8
12. RECONVENE TO OPEN SESSION
13. REPORT FROM LEGAL COUNSEL ON CLOSED SESSION
If a citizen wishes to challenge the nature of the above actions in court, they may be limited to raising only those
issues they or someone else raised at the public discussion of the item, or in written correspondence delivered to the
Napa Sanitation District, at, or prior to action being taken by the Board. Napa Sanitation District encourages and
appreciates interest in their meetings. Assisted listening devices are available for the hearing impaired from the
Secretary of the Board. If an ASL interpreter or any other special arrangement is required, please provide the
Secretary of the Board with 48 hours notice by calling 258-6000 (253-6088TDD) or writing to Cheryl Schuh at
P.O. Box 2480, Napa, CA 94558.
Posted: April 1, 2005 at the Napa Sanitation District Administration Office and
Napa City-County Library
Cheryl Schuh, Board Secretary