The County of Yuba



       BOARD OF SUPERVISORS - AGENDA                                                           




March 22, 2005


All meetings are located at:

Yuba County Government Center

Board Chambers

915 Eighth Street, Suite 109A

Marysville, California

unless otherwise indicated.

8:30 A.M.              YUBA COUNTY WATER AGENCY

9:30 A.M.              YUBA COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS - Welcome to the Yuba County Board of Supervisors meeting.  As a courtesy to others, please turn off cell phones, pagers, or other electronic devices, which might disrupt the meeting. Thank you.

I.                     PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - Led by Supervisor Griego

II.                   ROLL CALL - Supervisors Logue, Nicoletti, Griego, Schrader, Stocker

III.                 CONSENT AGENDA: All matters listed under the Consent Agenda are considered to be routine and can be enacted in one motion.

A.      Administrative Services

1.        Approve enrollment agreement with Microsoft State and Local Government Enterprise and authorize Chair to execute same.(Technology Review Committee Recommends Approval) (05-134)

B.       Agricultural Commissioner

1.        Adopt resolution authorizing Agricultural Commissioner to administer and execute the Coalition of Urban/Rural Environmental Stewardship Grant and other documents necessary for completion of grant upon approval of County Counsel. (Protective Inspection Committee Recommends Approval) (05-135)

C.       Assessor

1.        Approve agreement between County of Yuba and State Department of Finance for participation in the AB589 Property Tax Administration Grant Program and authorize Chair to execute same. (05-136)

D.      Clerk of the Board of Supervisors

1.        Approve minutes for the regular meeting of March 8, 2005.

E.       Community Development

1.        Adopt resolution authorizing submission of the 2005 Community Services Block Grant contract and authorizing Community Services Commission Executive Director to execute associated program documents. (05-137)

F.       County Administrator

1.        Authorize Budget Transfer in the amount of $1,026 from Account No. 101-1700-411-2800 (Special Department Expense) to Account No. 101-1700-411-2900 (Travel) for Economic Development Coordinator to attend CALED conference in Monterey. (Finance and Administration Committee Recommends Approval) (05-138)

G.       Public Works

1.        Adopt resolution adopting a mitigated negative declaration for the South Olivehurst Detention Basin Project. (05-139)


V.                   County of Yuba Employee Service Awards:  Present 10 and 15 Year Service Awards.

Ten Years of Service


                                        James Arnold        Mary Barr                      Scott Bryan              Maria Gonzalez        Chao Her                  Dennis Pooler

                                        Patricia Rallo         John Sadlowski            Julie Weber              Sandra Williams      Sai Yang-Moua


Fifteen Years of Services


                                        Jennie Arechar     Daniel Bill                      Deanna Brookins    Ann Chellis              Renee Danielson     Michael Dost

                                        Elberta Filer           Don Fitzpatrick             Terry Hansen          Judith Ann Hood    Tonya Johnson       Ramona Mallonee

                                        Richard McGee     William McPherson     Betty Mello              Debbie Phillips        Nick Rodriguez        John Rohrbach

                                        Laurence Sager     Mark Stoute                  Kou Vang

B.       Receive video presentation on Yuba Sutter Gleaners. (President Earl Manion) (Continued from March 15, 2005) [Ten minute estimate]

V.                   PUBLIC COMMUNICATIONS: Any person may speak about any subject of concern provided it is within the jurisdiction of the Board of Supervisors and is not already on today's agenda.  The total amount of time allotted for receiving such public communication shall be limited to a total of 15 minutes and each individual or group will be limited to no more than 5 minutes.  Prior to this time speakers must fill out a "Request to Speak" card and submit it to the Clerk of the Board of Supervisors. Note:  No Board action can be taken on comments made under this heading.

VI.                 COUNTY DEPARTMENTS

A.      Clerk Recorder/Registrar of Voters

 1.  Receive report regarding voting modernization status and take action as appropriate. (No Background Material)  [Ten minute estimate] (05- 140)

VII.               ORDINANCES AND PUBLIC HEARINGS: If you challenge in court the action or decision of the Yuba County Board of Supervisors regarding a zoning, planning, land use or environmental protection matter made at any public hearing described in this notice, you may be limited to raising only those issues you or someone else raised at such public hearing, or in written correspondence delivered to the Yuba County Board of Supervisors at, or prior to, such public hearing.

A.      Public Hearing-Hold public hearing and adopt resolution amending the Plumas Lake Specific Plan/North Arboga Study Area (PLSP/NASA) Road Improvement Fees effective immediately

i.      Adopt resolution amending the PLSP/NASA improvement fees effective in 60 days

ii.     Approve recommendation to ensure fully funding Phase 1 of the Algodon/Feather River Boulevard Interchanges with PLSP/NASA fees prior to funding other purposes outlined within study; and

iii.    Approve recommendation for State Transportation Improvement Program amendment to shift $11.2 million allocated for the Algodon Interchange to the Feather River Boulevard Interchange. [15 minute estimate] (05-141)   

B.       Public Hearing - Hold public hearing and adopt resolution approving issuance of revenue bonds by ABAG Finance Authority for Non-profit Corporations on behalf of Dawson Holdings, Inc., and authorizing Association Membership Agreement and execution. [Fifteen minute estimate] (05-142)

VII.               CORRESPONDENCE - (05-143)

VIII.             BOARD AND STAFF MEMBERS’ REPORTS: This time is provided to allow Board and staff members to report on activities or to raise issues for placement on future agendas.

IX.                CLOSED SESSION: Any person desiring to comment on any matter scheduled for this closed session may address the Board at this time.

A.      Pending litigation pursuant to Government Code §54956.9(a) - Siggins vs. County of Yuba

B.       Pending litigation pursuant to Government Code §54956.9(a) - Dozier vs. County of Yuba

X.                  ADJOURN





03/22/05 - 11:00 A.M.        Protective Inspection Committee - (Supervisors Griego and Nicoletti - Alternate Supervisor Schrader)

A.      Consider resolution and application for Homeland Security Grant Program - Emergency Services

03/22/05 - 11:10 A.M.        Public Facilities Committee - (Supervisors Griego and Logue - Alternate Supervisor Stocker)

A.      Consider new classification specification Assistant Purchasing Agent to replace existing Purchasing Coordinator position - Administrative Services

B.       Consider response to Union Pacific Railroad sale of land leased to County for vehicle parking - Administrative Services

03/22/05 - 11:25 A.M.        Land Use and Public Works Committee - (Supervisors Stocker and Logue - Alternate Supervisor Nicoletti)

A.      Consider summary abandonment of interest in offer of dedication along portion of River Oaks Boulevard - Public Works


In compliance with the American with Disabilities Act, the meeting room is wheelchair accessible and disabled parking is available. If you have a disability and need disability-related modifications or accommodations to participate in this meeting, please contact the Clerk of the Board's office at (530) 749-7510 or (530) 749-7353 (fax).  Requests must be made one full business day before the start of the meeting.


To place an item on the agenda, contact the office of the Clerk of the Board of Supervisors at (530) 749-7510.











PUBLIC COMMUNICATIONS:  Members of the public shall be allowed to address the Board of Supervisors on items not appearing on the agenda which are of interest to the public and are within the subject matter jurisdiction of the Board, provided that no action shall be taken unless otherwise authorized by law.  The total amount of time allotted for receiving such public communication shall be limited to a total of 15 minutes and each individual or group will be limited to no more than 5 minutes.


AGENDA ITEMS:  The opportunity of the public to be heard on an item shall be provided during the consideration of that item. In the interest of time, the Board has limited the length of such comment or input on each item to 15 minutes total, with a limit of no more than 5 minutes per person or group.  The period for public comments on a particular item may be extended upon a majority vote of the Board.  These time limits do not apply to applicants appearing before the Board on behalf of their applications.


ACTION ITEMS: All items on the Agenda under the headings “Consent,” “County Departments,” Ordinances and Public Hearings,” “Items of Public Interest,” and “Closed Session,” or any of them, are items on which the Board may take any action at this meetings.


PUBLIC HEARINGS:  All members of the public shall be allowed to address the Board as to any item which is noticed on the Board's agenda as a public hearing.  The Board has limited each person or group input to no more than 3 minutes.  Any person or group may provide the Board with a written statement in lieu of or in supplement to any oral statement made during a public hearing.  Written statements shall be submitted to the Clerk of the Board.


ORDINANCES:  Ordinances shall not be passed within five days of their introductions, nor at other than a regular meeting or at an adjourned regular meeting.  The Board of Supervisors will address ordinances at first readings.  The public is urged to address ordinances at first readings. Passage of ordinances will be held at second readings, after reading the title, further reading is waived and adoption of the ordinance is made by majority vote. An urgency ordinance may be passed immediately upon introduction. The Board reserves the right to amend any proposed ordinances and to hold a first reading in lieu of a second reading.


INFORMATIONAL CORRESPONDENCE:  The Board may direct any item of informational correspondence to a department head for appropriate action.


SCHEDULED LUNCH BREAK:  Between the hours of 12:00 noon and 1:00 p.m. and at the discretion of the Chair, the Board will recess one hour for lunch.


SPECIAL MEETINGS:  No public comment shall be allowed during special meetings of the Board of Supervisors, except for items duly noticed on the agenda.


PUBLIC INFORMATION:  Copies of §6.7 shall be posted along with agendas.