Calendar



Below are the important dates for 2017. If you would like to make additions or corrections to this calendar contact us.

Normally, Napa County Board of Supervisor's (BOS) meetings and Napa County Planning Commission (PC) meetings are held on the 3rd floor of the Napa County Building at 1195 3rd St, Napa 94559

The County's universal agenda page

Show only remaining 2017 dates
2016

Tue, Dec 6, 2016
9:00am

Walt Ranch Hearing (day 3 of 3)


Day 3 of the Board of Supervisors' public hearing regarding appeals of the Final EIR for the Walt Ranch project
(BOS deliberation and decision)

ALL APPEALS DENIED 5-0

12/6/16 Agenda (item 9B) with rebuttals
Staff Report prepared for this hearing

11/22/16 agenda (item 9B) and documents
Video of day 2 hearing (11/22/16)
NVR day 2 recap: Proponents of Napa's Walt Ranch make their case

11/18/16 meeting agenda and documents
County Walt Ranch documents
Video of day 1 hearing (11/18/16)
NVR day 1 recap: Napa's Walt Ranch vineyard hearings open with protest

Wed, Dec 7, 2016
9:00am

County Planning Commission


Sleeping Lady new winery use permit
Agenda and Documents
County documents page
30000 g/y, 7730 visitor slots/yr, 25 trips/day
[Approved 4-0, Phillips absent]



Tue, Dec 13, 2016
9:00am

BOS Special Meeting


Sustainable Groundwater Management basin analysis report presentation
The county's groundwater page
Nov 3rd WICC presentation of the draft report

Tue, Dec 20, 2016
9:00

Board of Supervisors


Agenda and Documents

Item 9C: Walt Ranch appeals coup de grâce
FInal signoff on the denial of the appeals. (Agenda item 9C)
The resolution is here

Item 9J: Kongsgaard vineyard conversion appeal hearing
Appeal by the Living Rivers Council of the planning dept's approval of the Kongsgaard 20 acre vineyard conversion .
This hearing is a continuation of a June 7, 2016 hearing.
Notice for the June 7, 2016 hearing is here.


Wed, Dec 21, 2016
9:00am

County Planning Commission


Agenda and documents

Standard Conditions of Approval
Staff will again present a new set of Standard Conditions of approval that must be met by applicants for development use permits.
More info is here is here.
[approved - sent on to BOS]

Etude Winery Use Permit Major Mod
County document page
150,000 additional gal/yr, 50,000 more visitor slots/yr, no trip data available (application is blank).
Mitigated Neg Dec
Location
[approved 3-0 Phillips, Cottrell absent]


2017

Wed, Jan 4, 2017
9:00am

County Planning Commission


Agenda and Documents are here

Mountain Peak Winery new use permit
Continuation of July 20th hearing
July 20th Meeting Agenda and Docs
July 20th Staff Agenda Letter
More Information is Here
[Approved 3 -1]

Black Sears Winery Major Mod
County Black Sears page is here
6200 new visitor slots, no production increase, 20 trips/day
[rescheduled]

Location: Napa County Building at 1195 3rd St, Napa 94559

Wed, Jan 18, 2017
9:00am

County Planning Commission


Agenda and Documents

Raymond Winery Major Mod
County documents page
New entry from Hwy 29 on redeveloped adjacent property, 61 more parking spaces, recognize and allow dog run, 66 more employees.
[continued to Feb 1, 2017]

Sam Jasper New Use Permit
20,000 gal/yr, 8870 visitor slots/yr, 30 trips/day, one more left turn bump on the trail
County's Sam Jasper page
Hearing Notice
[approved 3-0, Gill absent]

Laura Michael Winery
County's Laura Michael page
Recognize and allow 4400 vis/yr and driveway exemption
[approved 3-0]


Tue, Jan 24, 2017
9:00am

Board of Supervisors


Agenda

Changes in organization of PBES
Item 6R

Code Compliance Manual
Item 10A


Tue, Jan 31, 2017
9:00

Board of Supervisors


Agenda and Documents

9A Standard Conditions of Approval Discussion and Action
[Item to be continued to a future date]



Wed, Feb 1, 2017
9:00am

County Planning Commission


Agenda and Documents

Raymond Winery Major Mod
Agenda and Documents from Jan 19th hearing
County documents page
New entry from Hwy 29 on redeveloped adjacent property, 61 more parking spaces, recognize and allow dog run, 66 more employees.
[continued to 3/15/17 - the ides of March]

Grassi Winery New Use Permit
Neg Dec document
County's Grassi Page
On Soda Canyon Road near the Trail
25,000 gal/yr, 3945 visitors/yr, 20 trips/day
[approved 4-0]


Wed, Feb 15, 2017
9:00

County Planning Commission


Agenda and Documents

Flynnville Wine Company
Mitigated Neg Dec document
County's Flynnville page
60000 gal/yr, 9800 vis/yr, 60 trips/day, 15 employees
[continued]

Whitehall Lane Winery Use Permit
County Whitehall Lane page
10000 g/yr, no visitation, 3 trip/day
[continued]

Baldacci Family Winery Major Mod
County Baldacci page
20000 more g/yr, 12735 more vis/yr, 70+ trips/day
"Recognize, allow, Increase" application
No devious intent, but an example of how small winery exemptions morph into bigger wineries under the CEQA radar.
[approved 5-0]

Wed, Feb 22, 2017
9:00am

County Planning Commission


Agenda and Documents

Wilkerson/Bin to Bottle Custom Crush New Winery
County Bin to Bottle page
Custom crush facility in industrial area.
[approved 5-0]

Black Sears Winery Major Mod
County Black Sears Page
no production increase, 6124 vis/yr
[approved 5-0]

Fortunati Vineyards New Use Permit
County Fortunati page
12,000 gal/yr small winery exemption
[approved 5-0]

Thu, Feb 23, 2017
9:00am

WICC Climate Action Plan Workshop


Meeting Agenda
The announcement with addresses to send comment letters
(but note that comments are now due before 4:45 p.m. on Mar 10th, 2017)
The County's Climate Action Page is here
The Draft Climate Action Plan is here

Location: Napa County South Campus
2751 Napa Valley Corporate Drive, Building A First Floor, Conference Room, Napa CA 94558

Wed, Mar 1, 2017
9:00am

County Planning Commission: Palmaz Helipad


Agenda and Documents

Hearing on the Final Environmental Impact Report for the Palmaz Helipad project.
Hearing notice
The County Palmaz Heliport page
Sodacanyonroad.org Palmaz Heliport post
Napa Vision 2050 Palmaz petition page

Location: Napa County Building, 3rd Floor, 1195 3rd St Napa

Tue, Mar 7, 2017
9:00am

Board of Supervisors


Agenda and Documents

9A Erosion Control Plan Review Process
4 Napa Co ECP's still to be handled by CalFire?

9F Visit Napa Valley Yearly Presentation

9G Standard Conditions of Approval
More info is here.
[approved 5-0]

10A Resolution to adopt Ahwahnee Principles
Ahwahnee Principles
SCR screed: Greenbelt Alliance and Ahwahnee Principles

Mon, Mar 13, 2017
8:30 am

Board of Supervisors Special Meeting


Minimally informative Agenda

"the first of three strategic planning retreat sessions to identify the Board's priorities over the next three years and develop metrics to evaluate progress in implementing these priorities"

Location: Napa Valley Community College Community Room
2277 Napa-Vallejo Hwy, Room #1731, Napa

Wed, Mar 15, 2017
9:00am

County Planning Commission


Agenda and Documents

8A Whitehall Lane Winery Use Permit
County Whitehall Lane page
10000 g/yr, no visitation, 3 trip/day
[to be continued to April 15th]

8B Raymond Winery Major Mod
County documents page
New entry from Hwy 29 on redeveloped adjacent property, 61 more parking spaces, recognize and allow dog run, 66 more employees, unpermitted hospitality space, existing visitation, etc, etc.
[approved 3 (basayne,scott,gill) - 2 (cottrell, gallagher)]

8C ZD Wines Major Mod
Categorical CEQA exemption to recognize and allow 83110 vis/yr, 25 employees (270 vehicle trips/day) for a 70,000 gal/yr pre-WDO winery
[kumbaya approval 5-0]


Tue, Mar 21, 2017
9:00am

Board of Supervisors


Agenda and Documents

9B County ordinance definition of agriculture update
adding crop processing, tourist processing, and housing projects to the definition of agriculture in county code.
The final approval? [No. Continued to Apr 4th, 2017]

Wed, Mar 22, 2017
9:00am

County Planning Commission Palmaz FEIR


Day 2 Hearing on the Final Environmental Impact Report for the Palmaz Heliport project.
[continued to May 17th]


Thu, Mar 23, 2017
6:30-8:30pm

County Community Vision Roundtable (1 of 5)


More Information Here

Mar 23rd Location: McPherson Elementary School multipurpose room, 2670 Yajome St, Napa;

Tue, Mar 28, 2017
6:00-8:00pm

County Community Vision Roundtable (2 of 5)


More Information Here

Mar 28th Location: Calistoga Community Center, 1307 Washington St, Calistoga

Thu, Mar 30, 2017
6:00pm-8:00pm

County Community Vision Roundtable (3 of 5)


More Information Here

Mar 30th Location: Robert Louis Stevenson Middle School multipurpose room, 1316 Hillview Pl, St. Helena

Mon, Apr 3, 2017
6:00-8:00pm

County Community Vision Roundtable (4 of 5)


More Information Here

Apr 3rd Location: Yountville Elementary School cafeteria, 6554 Yount St, Yountville

Tue, Apr 4, 2017
11:15am

Board of Supervisors


Agenda and Documents

9H County ordinance definition of agriculture back again!
More wordsmithing needed - processing, marketing not yet subordinate and incidental enough.
[Mar 21st recap here]
[approved 5-0]

Wed, Apr 5, 2017
9:00

County Planning Commission


Agenda and Documents
(Approvals this year: 5 new wineries, 7 Major Mods)

8A Flynnville Wine Company new winery
2/15/17 agenda and documents
Mitigated Neg Dec document
County's Flynnville page
40000 gal/yr, 9800 vis/yr, 60 trips/day, 15 employees, +3 additional non-conforming uses, gerrymandered 10 acre parcel
[continued from Feb 15th]
[approved 5-0]

8B Whitehall Lane Winery Use Permit
2/15/17 agenda and documents
County Whitehall Lane page
10000 g/yr, no visitation, 3 trip/day
[continued from March 15th]
[approved 5-0]

8C Behrens Family Winery Major Mod
Mitigated Neg Dec
10,000 more gal/yr, 11920 vis/yr, setback variance
recognize, allow, increase request
[kumbaya approval 5-0]

Mon, Apr 10, 2017
10:00am-noon

County Community Vision Roundtable (5 of 5)


More Information Here

Apr 10th Location: American Canyon High School cafeteria, 3000 Newell Dr, American Canyon

Wed, Apr 19, 2017
9:00am

County Planning Commission


Agenda and Documents

8A Napa Custom Crush Major Mod
(The Caves at Soda Canyon)
30,000 g/y increase, recognize and allow unpermitted portal and deck, road exceptions
2017 Mit Neg Dec Addendum document
2006 Mit Neg Dec
County NCC page
SCR Caves page
[approved 3-1, Cottrell absent]

Sat, Apr 22, 2017

Earth Day


On the Oxbow Commons
Protect Rural Napa and Napa Vision 2050 hope to see you there.

Mon, Apr 24, 2017
9:30am-5:00pm

BOS strategic planning retreat #2


The Board of Supervisors and leaders of County departments will again meet to discuss the future of Napa County in light of citizen comments gleaned from 5 community meetings held in the last month. While there were few outside attendees at the first retreat, the meeting will be open to the public and you are encouraged to attend.

The notice is here


Wed, May 3, 2017
9:00am

County Planning Commission


Agenda and Documents
[Prior approvals this year: 7 new wineries, 9 Major Mods]

8A Flora Springs Winery Major Mod
Mit Neg Dec Notice
26900 more vis/yr, 11 more employees, water and sewer upgrades to accommodate more people and food, no more wine.
[approved 5-0]

8B Truchard Winery New Use Permit
Neg Dec Notice
100,000 g/y, 17900 vis/yr, 6-10 employees setback variance.
[to be continued to June 7th]

8C Beautiful Day Winery New Use Permit
Mit Neg Dec Notice
30,000 g/y, 21300 vis/yr, 10 employees
[approved 5-0]

8D Poetry Inn driveway road exception
"This existing road serves an Inn, an un-built approved winery, an existing residence and a replacement residence with its proposed second unit and guesthouse." How much urban development is possible on agriculture-watershed land? What will Napa look like when all 4500 parcels are so developed? How many exceptions and variances will be made to make it possible?
[approved 5-0]

Tue, May 9, 2017
9:00am

Board of Supervisors


Definition of Agriculture
Second reading and adoption of revisions to county ordinance 18.08.040
Staff agenda letter
Item 6GG here
NVR Article: New definition of agriculture to include marketing and sales
The Stephen Donoviel LTE
SCR Recap of the issue

Wed, May 17, 2017
8:00am

County ALUC & Planning Commission Palmaz FEIR Day 2


[continued from Mar 22]
8:00am
8A Airport Land Use Commission meeting on Palmaz project
Agenda and Documents
County concerned about duplicating 3 min public comments in both hearings stretching out day
[Not approved (but not denied) 3 yea (Scott, Basayne, Gill) - 3 nay (Walcker, Cottrell, Gallagher). Hearing to be continued]

8A Planning Commission FEIR for the Palmaz Heliport project.
Agenda and Documents
[continued to date uncertain]
The County Palmaz Heliport page
Sodacanyonroad.org Palmaz Heliport page
Napa Vision 2050 Palmaz petition page
[continued to a date uncertain]

Location: Napa County Building, 3rd Floor, 1195 3rd St Napa


Mon, May 22, 2017
9:30am

BOS Strategic Retreat #3


Cancelled and to be rescheduled

The Board of Supervisors and leaders of County departments will again meet to discuss the future of Napa County in light of citizen comments gleaned from 5 community meetings held in the last month. While there were few outside attendees at the first retreat, the meeting will be open to the public and you are encouraged to attend.

More here


Wed, May 24, 2017
8:00am-3:00pm

Napa County Watershed Symposium


Symposium Webpage
Registration:
$50 before May 1
$60 after


Tue, Jun 6, 2017
9:00am

Board of Supervisors


Agenda and Documents

9H The speed limit issue

Wed, Jun 7, 2017
9:00am

County Planning Commission


Agenda and Documents
[Prior approvals this year: 8 new wineries, 10 Major Mods]

8B Truchard Winery New Use Permit
Neg Dec Notice
100,000 g/y, 17900 vis/yr, 6-10 employees setback variance.
[dropped and to be renoticed]

8B Biale Vineyards Major Mod
Neg Dec Notice
County's Biale page
20,000 more gal/yr, 9935 more visitor slots/yr, 11 more employees, 18 more parking spaces
[approved 4-0, Gallagher absent]

8C LMR Rutherford Estate Minor Mod
County LMR page
Additional bldg and outdoor covered space
[approved 4-0, Gallagher absent]


Tue, Jun 20, 2017
9:00am

Board of Supervisors


Final Adoption of 2017-2018 County budget
2017-18 Budget Recommendation

NVR article on 6/12 and 6/13 budget hearings

Supervisors lamented that so few members of the public were at the hearings. Perhaps some prior notification and some documents in the agenda (like the Recommended Budget book) would help.

Wed, Jun 21, 2017
9:00am

County Planning Commission


Agenda and documents

Wine Industry Business Trends study session
Rob McMillan's periodic update with the County
comment on the 2014 session here
comment on the 2016 session here
The latest SVB Direct to Consumer Survey
RM: "In my view, you don't have to have a tasting room - I know its heretical to say that - to me it's a mentality that we at some point have to break through."
Hear! Hear!

Market trends in South County industrial/office development
A real estate assessment. Probably no traffic assessment.

Wed, Jun 21, 2017

County Planning and Land Use Application Workshop


5 identical workshops over 2 days to get input from 'stakeholders' on the county planning application process. ('Stakeholders' seems to mean developers, not residents impacted by development)
The notice is here
The stakeholder survey is here

1:00 p.m. – PBES Large Conference Room
4:00 p.m. - PBES Large Conference Room

Contact: Aaron Beggarly, abaggarly@matrixcg.net

Thu, Jun 22, 2017

County Planning and Land Use Application Workshop


5 identical workshops over 2 days to get input from 'stakeholders' on the county planning application process. ('Stakeholders' seems to mean developers, not residents impacted by development)
The notice is here
The stakeholder survey is here

8:00 a.m. – County Counsel Conference Room 301
1:00 p.m. – County Counsel Conference Room 301
4:00 p.m – PBES Large Conference Room

Contact: Aaron Beggarly, abaggarly@matrixcg.net

Mon, Jun 26, 2017
9:00m

Oak Knoll Hotel EIR Public Scoping Session


10:00am Oak Knoll Hotel EIR Public Scoping Session
County Oak Knoll Hotel page
EIR Notice of Preparation
Comment deadline 5:00pm July 17, 2017
(Our comment: why shouldn't this revert to AP zoning? A 50 room hotel, 33 employees and 109-space parking lot is hardly a minimal impact on agricultural operations or character per AG/LU45, not to mention more traffic, more low wage employees needing housing)

Wed, Jul 5, 2017
9:00am

County Planning Commission


Agenda and Documents
[Gallagher, Scott, Basayne, Gill present, Cottrell absent. Gill recused on 8B]

8A Accessory Dwelling Unit Ordinance
[approved 4-0]

10:00am 8B Climate Action Plan Final Draft review
County's CAP page
Final CAP red-line version
Christina Benz' NV2050 comments
[continued to 9/20/17]

Thu, Jul 6, 2017
5:30pm

Napa City Planning Commission


The Black Elk Hotel
On first street, near the Oxbow Market, yet another in the long list of hotels now being planned for downtown Napa.
Staff Report and Documents
NVR article on the project
Meeting Location: Napa City Hall, 955 School Street, Napa
Video of the hearing

SCR on the hotel explosion in Napa

Wed, Jul 19, 2017
9:00am

County Planning Commission


Agenda and Documents
[Prior approvals this year: 7 new wineries, 10 Major Mods]

8A Reynolds Winery Major Mod
20,000 more gal/yr, 5 more employees, 11,000 more visitor slots, longer hours, left turn lane, etc.
Neg Dec Announcement
The SCR take
[to be dropped and renoticed - again. Perhaps to 10/4/17?]

8B Gardener Horse Facility
[approved 4-0, Gallagher absent]

8C Rockridge Ranch Horse Facility
[approved 4-0]

8D Del Dotto Winery Distribution Facility
[approved 4-0]

8E Portocork Cork Manufacturing Facility
[approved 4-0]

Wed, Aug 2, 2017
9:00am

County Planning Commission


Agenda and Documents

8A Camino Dorado Production Facility
County Camino Dorado page
Yet another project (2 approved on 7/19) for Bottleneck Junction


Fri, Aug 4, 2017
4:00pm

Limited Winery Ordinance Deadline


Draft Limited Winery Ordinance Comment Deadline
Deadline extended to Mon., Sept 18th 2107, 4:00pm

The County's proposed Limited Winery Ordinance
Dir. Morrison's request for comments

SCR on the issue

Mon, Aug 7, 2017
6:00pm

Town Hall Meeting with Sup. Pedroza


Location:
McPherson Elementary School
2670 Yajome St.
Napa

For more information, contact Nelson Cortez at 707-299-1478 or Nelson.Cortez@countyofnapa.org.

Thu, Aug 10, 2017

Napa Vision 2050 Community Meeting


Napa Vision 2050 Community Meeting
Location: Napa Valley Horsemen's Association
1200 Foster Rd, Napa

Tue, Aug 15, 2017
9:00am

Board of Supervisors


Agenda and documents

9F Raymond-Ticen Ranch Winery appeal
Notice of hearing [for Jun 20th but continued to this date]
3/15/17 Planning Commission agenda, documents, minutes and video
[3-2 to deny appeal]
[motion to deny with addition of 75% Ticen grape rule -
Ramos, Gregory, Pedroza deny appeal, Dillon, Wagenknecht uphold
Oct 10 2017 9:30am for denial finalization ]

Tue, Aug 15, 2017
3:30pm

Napa City Council


Council Agenda (hard to find on website)

5A Staff Report on city hotel activity and housing development
955 School Street, Napa, CA

Wed, Aug 16, 2017
9:00am

County Planning Commission


[Prior approvals this year: 8 new wineries, 10 Major Mods]
Agenda and Documents

8A Saddleback Cellars Major Mod
16,000 more g/y, 4750 more visitors/yr
County Saddleback Cellars page
[approved 4-0 Gill absent]

8B Titus Winery Major Modification
24,000 more g/y, 7850 more visitors/y
Neg Dec Notice
More tourists sought, 3 years after its birth
[approved 4-0]

Thu, Aug 17, 2017
5:30pm

Napa City Planning Commission


Agenda

Black Elk Hotel use permit
more info here
[approved 4-1]

Location: City Council Chambers, 955 School Street, Napa

Tue, Aug 22, 2017
9:00am?

BOS Mountain Peak appeal finalization


Agenda and Documents

9B Mountain Peak appeal finalization
1/4/17 Planning Commission Hearing and documents
5/23/17 BOS Appeal Hearing and documents
Final denial of 4 Mountain Peak appeals once the "75% estate grape" condition is added to the use-permit conditions of approval.
[all 4 appeals denied 4-0 with COA addition, Dillon abstains]

9C Accessory Dwelling Unit Ordinance

Tue, Aug 29, 2017
9:00am

Board of Supervisors


Agenda and Documents

9B Caves at Soda Canyon Winery Appeal (Napa Custom Crush)
4/19/17 Planning Commission hearing and documents
[possibly to be continued based on staff request and this letter from the applicant]

Wed, Sep 6, 2017
9:00am

County ALUC & Planning Commission Palmaz FEIR Day 3


ALUC Agenda and Douments
Planning Commission Agenda and Documents


[ALUC denied project 6-1, Planning Commission denied project 4-1, Scott voting in favor each time]

May 17th documents:
8A Airport Land Use Commission meeting on Palmaz project
Agenda and Documents

8A Planning Commission FEIR for the Palmaz Heliport project.
Agenda and Documents
The County Palmaz Heliport page
Sodacanyonroad.org Palmaz Heliport page
Napa Vision 2050 Palmaz petition page

Location: Napa County Building, 3rd Floor, 1195 3rd St Napa

Thu, Sep 7, 2017
7:00 pm

Napa Vision 2050 Town Hall #2


Location:
Native Sons Hall
1141 Oak Ave
St Helena

More info on the meeting here
Other ways to be involved here


Tue, Sep 12, 2017
9:00 am

Board of Supervisors


Agenda and Documents

9G PBES Code Compliance Discussion
    - Land Use Compliance program;
    - Annual Winery Reporting program;
    - Revisions to the Temporary Event Permit program; and
    - Prioritization of the land use workload for PBES and County Counsel’s office. (PBES to-do items - some quite significant)


Mon, Sep 18, 2017
4:00pm

Limited Winery Ordinance Deadline


Draft Limited Winery Ordinance Comment Deadline
Ordinance placed on hold for future review (The notice is here)

The County's proposed Limited Winery Ordinance
Dir. Morrison's request for comments

SCR on the issue

Wed, Sep 20, 2017
9:00am

County Planning Commission


[8 new wineries, 12 major mods previously approved this year]
Agenda and Documents

Truchard Winery New Use Permit
100,000 g/y, 33,700 sf, 17960 visitors/yr, 7 employees, 12 parking spaces, 50-67 trips/day
4062 Old Sonoma Rd
Truchard vs Napa Oaks
[approved 3-2, Gallagher, Cottrell no]

Matera Winery Maj Mod
25,000 more g/y
[approved 5-0]

Draft Final Climate Action Plan Review
[continued from 7/5/17 hearing]
Will probably be dropped and renoticed for future review given the changing dynamics of CAP issues going on in the state

Tue, Sep 26, 2017
9:00am

Board of Supervisors


10:00am Flynnville Winery Appeal Hearing
[continued from July 11th]
Planning Commission video, Minutes and documents

Wed, Oct 4, 2017
9:00am

County Planning Commission


[9 new wineries, 13 major mods previously approved this year]
Agenda and documents

Reynolds Family Winery Major Mod
20,000 more g/y, 12500 more visitors/y, 5 more employees, 16 more parking spaces, reduced vineyard area
County Reynolds page
Neg Dec Notice
[Continued to Nov 1, 2017]

Paul Hobbs Winery new use permit
60,000 g/y, 11200 visitors/y, 9 employees, 17parking spaces
County Paul Hobbs page
Neg Dec Notice
SCR Paul Hobbs page
[Approved 4-0 Scott absent]

Tue, Oct 10, 2017
9:30am

Board of Supervisors


Agenda and Documents

9F Raymond appeal denial finalized
Agenda Letter
SCR post on issue

9G Presentation of Groundwater Management Study at Soda Canyon Junction
Agenda Letter
SCR post on issue

Wed, Oct 18, 2017
9:00am

County Planning Commission


Meeting Cancelled

Regusci Winery Major Modification
25,000 more gal/yr, 26,630 more visitor slots, 16 employees, 90 trips/day
Regusci Neg Dec
County Regusci page
[continued to Nov 15th 2017]

Thu, Oct 19, 2017
9:00am

Board of Supervisors Special Meeting


Agenda and Documents

6A Proclamation of Emergency

10A Reports from departments on emergency

Tue, Oct 24, 2017
9:00am

Board of Supervisors


Agenda and documents

9C Finalization of Beckstoffer appeal of the Raymond expansion.
[Appeal Denied 3-2: Ramos,Pedroza,Gregory to deny; Dillon, Wagenknecht to approve]

10D Dir. Morrison adds: "There will be a Supplemental Item added to the agenda later today, to amend the County Policy Manual to include procedures regarding rebuilding and temporary uses following a disaster.".


Wed, Nov 1, 2017
9:00am

County Planning Commission


Agenda and Documents
[10 new wineries, 13 major mods previously approved this year]

8A Regusci Winery Major Modification
25,000 more gal/yr, 26,630 more visitor slots, 16 employees, 90 trips/day
Regusci Neg Dec
County Regusci page
[to be continued to Nov 15, 2017 meeting]

8B Reynolds Family Winery Major Mod
[continued from Oct 4, 2017]
20,000 more g/y, 12500 more visitors/y, 5 more employees, 16 more parking spaces, reduced vineyard area
County Reynolds page
Neg Dec Notice
[Approved 4-1, Cottrell dissenting]

Wed, Nov 1, 2017
2:00pm

County Fire Loss Stakeholder Meeting


MEETING CANCELLED - to be rescheduled

From County Planning Manager Vin Smith:

"The Building Official and I are hosting a Stakeholders Meeting next Wednesday, November 1, 2017 at 2pm in the Board of Supervisors Board Room (where the public meetings take place) to provide an update on our ideas and efforts to simplify the rebuilding process and to exchange ideas about moving forward. We will give a short presentation and have handouts, as well as website links, for your use in communicating with those who have suffered property loss."

The full email is here

Wed, Nov 15, 2017
9:00pm

County Planning Commission


Agenda and Documents
[10 new wineries, 14 major mods previously approved this year]

8A Regusci Winery Major Modification
[Continued from Oct 18, 2017]
This is a recognize-allow-increase request for one of Napa's most iconic wineries
25,000 more gal/yr, 26,630 more visitor slots, 16 employees, 85-133 trips/day (100% increase in capacity, 5000% increase in visitation)
County Regusci page
[Approved 4-0, Gallagher absent]

8B Shed Creek Winery New Use Permit
County's Shed Creek Page
5000 gal/yr, 5875 tourist slots, 2-4 employees
[Approved 3-1, Cottrell opposed]

8D Vincent Arroyo Winery Major Mod
County's Vincent Arroyo Page
50,000 more gal/yr, 8760 more tourist slots, 7 more parking spaces, 10 employees
[Approved 3-1, Cottrell opposed]

Tue, Dec 5, 2017
9:00am

Board of Supervisors


Agenda and Documents

9D Caves at Soda Canyon Winery Appeal (Napa Custom Crush)
[Continued from August 29, 2017 hearing]
[TO BE CONTINUED TO JAN 23RD, 2018]
4/19/17 Planning Commission hearing and documents
[letter from the applicant on generator issue]

9E Road Financing Plan
2019-22: Soda Canyon Road overlay, replace or rehabilitate 2 bridges.

Wed, Dec 6, 2017
9:00am

County Planning Commission


[11 new wineries, 16 major mods previously approved this year]
Agenda and Documents

8A Garguilo Vineyards Major Mod
3100sf increase in production area. No increase in production, visitation or employees.
[Approved 5-0]

9A Update Planning Commission Bylaws re time limits and submissions

[2018 PC Chair: Comm. Cottrell, Vice-chair: Comm. Scott]

Thu, Dec 7, 2017
9:00am

Relic Winery ABC Appeal


Appeal by residents of the granting of an ABC license to Relic Wine Cellars.

Location: Holiday Inn Sacramento Downtown Arena, 300 J Street, Sacramento, CA 95814

Appeal documents are here

[Continued to a date uncertain]

Thu, Dec 7, 2017
5:30pm

Napa City Planning Commission


Napa Oaks II planned development overlay, use permit, design review permit and tentative subdivision map

Agenda and Documents

City Hall, 955 School Street, Napa
[continued to 12/21/17 meeting]

Tue, Dec 19, 2017
9:00am

Board of Supervisors


Palmaz Trust Appeal of Sept 6th 2017 denials by County ALUC and Planning Commission of a use permit for a personal use heliport

Notice of hearing
[NOTE: BOTH APPELLANT AND STAFF ARE REQUESTING A CONTINUANCE TO JULY 10th 2018]

Wed, Dec 20, 2017
9:00am

County Planning Commission


[11 new wineries, 17 major mods previously approved this year]
Agenda and documents

8A B Cellars Major Mod
Cellars Traffic Study with visitation increases
no production increase, 10915 more vis/yr, 6 more employees, 47 more trips/day
[0% more wine, 79% more visitors, 87% more traffic.
Oakville Cross intersections will remain LOS F (the worst) with or without project, so impacts are "less-than-significant under County standards".]

SCR winery-restaurant rant at the time B Cellars opened

Thu, Dec 21, 2017
5:30pm

Napa City Planning Commission


Napa Oaks II planned development overlay, use permit, design review permit and tentative subdivision map
[continued from 12/7/17 meeting]

12/7/17 Agenda and Documents
12/7/17 hearing video

City Hall, 955 School Street, Napa
2018

Wed, Jan 17, 2018
9:00am

County Planning Commission


[New Chair: Comm. Cottrell, new Vice-chair: Comm. Scott]

Caldwell Winery Custom Crush Major Mod
10,000 more g/y, 19640 more visitors/y, 9 more employees, catered food.
(71% increase in capacity, 700% increase in visitation)
County Caldwell page

Cuvaison Winery Major Mod
no production increase, 20620 more visitors/y 14 more employees
(0% increase in production, 75% increase in visitation)
Neg Dec
County Cuvaison page

Tue, Jan 23, 2018
9:00am

Board of Supervisors


Caves at Soda Canyon appeal (Tentative?)
SCR Caves page


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