All meetings are located at:

Yuba County Government Center

915 Eighth Street, Board Chambers

Marysville, California

      unless otherwise indicated

Agenda materials are available at the Yuba County Government Center, 915 8th Street, the County Library, 303 Second Street, Marysville, and Any disclosable public record related to an open session item and distributed to all or a majority of the Board less than 72 hours prior to the meeting are available for public inspection at Suite 109 of the Government Center during normal business hours.

October 7, 2008


1:00 P.M.              YUBA COUNTY WATER AGENCY


6:00 P.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 Logue

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.      Board of Supervisors

1.       Adopt resolution declaring the month of October Firefighter Appreciation Month. (08-524)

2.       Authorize out-of-state travel for Supervisors Griego and Stocker to attend the 8th Annual New Partners for Smart Growth Conference held January 22-24, 2009 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. (08-525)

3.       Cancel regular Board of Supervisors meeting scheduled December 2, 2008. (08-526)

B.      Clerk of the Board of Supervisors

1.       Approve minutes of the regular meetings of September 16 and 23, 2008.

2.       Appoint Ruth Criddle to Area 4 Agency on Aging Advisory Council for a term to expire June 30, 2011. (08-527)

C.      Community Development and Services

1.       Adopt resolution authorizing submission of Revised Transportation Claim to the Sacramento Area Council of Governments for funds from the Transportation and Development Act of 1971 as amended. (08-528)

2.       Adopt resolution declaring October Community Planning Month. (08-529)

3.       Adopt resolution adopting findings of public purpose as grounds for reduction of County road closure fee for Powerline Road project in the redevelopment area. (08-544)

D.      Emergency Services

1.       Approve Memorandum of Agreement with County of Butte pertaining to assistance under the emergency managers mutual aid agreement and authorize Chairman to execute same. (08-530)

2.       Approve Memorandum of Understanding with the American Red Cross, Three Rivers Chapter, for emergency shelter operations and authorize Chairman to execute same.  (08-531)

E.       Health and Human Services

1.       Authorize Contingency Fund Transfer in the amount of $4,000 to Account No. 100-5200-451-2303 (Extraneous Expenditures) to assist in the interim solution for congregate bi-county senior meals. (08-532)


A.      Present proclamations to Fire Agencies recognizing dedication to the citizens of Yuba County.  (08-533)

B.      Present proclamation to Casa de Esperanza recognizing October 2008 as Domestic Violence Awareness Month.  (08-534)

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.


A.      Community Development and Services

1.       Provide comments to staff on the City of Wheatland Notice of Preparation for the Johnson Rancho and Hop Farm Project. (Ten minute estimate)  (08-535)

B.      Emergency Services

1.       Adopt resolution acknowledging the catastrophic conditions which exist in our State's National Forests, including those which extend into the County of Yuba, and request Federal assistance to mitigate the current risk. (Ten minute estimate)  (08-536)

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 amendment to the Yuba County Conflict of Interest Code.  (08-537)

B.      Ordinance - Hold public hearing, waive reading, and adopt ordinance amending Title VII of the Yuba County Ordinance Code by adding Chapter 7.45 relating to firebreak maintenance. (Second reading) (Continued from September 23)  (08-518)

C.      Ordinance - Hold public hearing, waive reading, and adopt ordinance repealing and reenacting as amended Title X, Chapter 10.15 of the Yuba County Ordinance Code relating to firebreaks. (Second reading) (Continued from September 23)  (08-517)

VIII.           CORRESPONDENCE - (08-538)

IX.                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.

X.                  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) - State of California vs. Infineon Technologies et. al.

B.      Pending litigation pursuant to Government Code §54956.9(a) - Crawford vs. City of Marysville, County of Yuba, and CalTrans


XI.                ADJOURN



2:00 P.M.              Finance and Administration Committee - (Supervisors Logue and Nicoletti - Alternate Supervisor Griego)

A.      Consider resolutions amending the Classification System-Basic Salary/Hourly Schedule and the Departmental Position Allocation Schedule as they relate to the Sheriff's Department Legal Specialist and Communications and Records Supervisor (Personnel/Risk Management) (Five minute estimate)  (08-539)

B.      Consider professional services agreement with Smart Printing for developer website creation using Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program income - County Administrator/Economic Development (Ten minute estimate)  (08-540)

                                Land Use and Public Works Committee - (Supervisors Logue and Stocker - Alternate Supervisor Nicoletti)

A.      Consider resolution approving summary of vacation of an offer of dedication of portion of right of way easement granted to the County of Yuba (Public Works) (Five minute estimate)  (08-541)

B.      Consider allowing Type 51 (Club License) On-Sale Alcoholic Beverage License for the Fellowship of Friends dining facility located at 12585 Rices Crossing Road - Community Development and Services/Planning (Five minute estimate)  (08-542)

                                Human Services Committee - (Supervisors Stocker and Griego - Alternate Supervisor Nicoletti)

A.      Consider approval of Children's Medical Services (CMS) Plan Guidelines for Fiscal Year 2008-2009 and authorizing Chairman to sign CMS Certification Statement - Health and Human Services (Ten minute estimate)  (08-543)

10/08/08 - 3:00 P.M.          Linda Liaison Committee - Cancelled

Linda Fire Protection District

1286 Scales Avenue

Marysville, California





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.