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.

December 16, 2008


9:30 AM                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 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 agreement with Advanced Documents Concepts to lease a color copier and authorize Chairman to execute same. (Public Facilities Committee recommended approval) (08-651)

B.      Board of Supervisors

1.       Remove one at-large representative from the Fish and Game Advisory Commission and direct Clerk of the Board to post vacancy. (08-652)

C.      Clerk of the Board of Supervisors

1.       Approve list of ongoing boards, commissions and committee appointments by the Board of Supervisors. (08-653)

D.      Community Development and Services

1.       Receive final map under review pending approval of County Surveyor regarding Tract Map No. 2008-01, Peoria Ridge Estates Phase V. (08-654)

E.       Personnel/Risk Management

1.       Approve catastrophic leave for employee in the Sheriff's Department. (08-655)

F.       Sheriff-Coroner

1.       Adopt resolution authorizing the Chairman to sign a contract with the California Department of Boating and Waterways for the purchase of a remote operated vessel with federal funds administered by the State.  (Law and Justice Committee recommends approval) (08-656)


A.      Presentations to Supervisor Don Schrader recognizing County service. (No background material) (Fifteen minute estimate) (08-657)

B.      Receive report from County Superintendent of Schools regarding the State of Schools in Yuba County (Ten minute estimate) (08-658)

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.      Board of Supervisors

1.       Cast ballot for County Medical Services Program (CMSP) Governing Board Supervisor - Medium Size Counties. (08-659)

B.      County Administrator

1.       Approve appropriation of $10,000 in federal grant funds from the Office of Emergency Services and $16,468 from County Administrative Office's Professional Services account to Three Rivers Levee Improvement Authority to provide flood insurance public outreach services. (Ten minute estimate) (08-660)

2.       Receive preliminary fiscal year update and outlook for Fiscal Year 2009-2010, provide comments, continue hiring policy direction from June 2008, and direct County Administrative Officer to report back to the Board on countywide cost savings items and proposed budget adjustments for consideration on January 27, 2009. (20 minute estimate) (08-661)

C.      Personnel/Risk Management

1.       Approve extending the date for the Tuition Reimbursement Program to the end of the current fiscal year June 30, 2009, and authorize Chairman to sign amendment to Article 5.1. (Five minute estimate) (08-662)


D.      Community Development and Services

1.       Receive update from staff on activities related to possible economic stimulus programs and take action as appropriate. (Ten minute estimate) (08-666)

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.      Ordinance - Hold public hearing, waive reading, and adopt ordinance repealing and re-enacting as amended Chapter 2.110 of Title II of the Yuba County Ordinance Code regulating the public use of the Yuba County Airport (Second reading) (Ten minute estimate) (Public Facilities Committee recommends approval) (08-644)

B.      Public Hearing - Hold public hearing and consider certification of the Bear River Final Environmental Impact Report and approval of the Bear River project General Plan Amendment GPA 2008-0001, Specific Plan Amendment SPA 2008-0001, and Tentative Subdivision Tract Map TSTM 2008-0003, and ordinance regarding Change of Zone CA 2008-0002 (Bear River - Danna and Danna, Inc.) and take action as appropriate. (30 minute estimate) (08-663)

VIII.           CORRESPONDENCE - 08-664

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.      Potential litigation pursuant to Government Code §54956.9(b) - One Case

B.      Labor negotiations pursuant to Government Code §54957.6 - Unrepresented Management/County Counsel

XI.                ADJOURN





9:00 A.M.              Human Services Committee - (Supervisors Stocker and Griego - Alternate Supervisor Nicoletti)

A.      Consider authorizing out of state travel for the Library Director to attend the American Library Association (ALA) mid-winter conference held January 22 - 27, 2008, in Denver, Colorado, to be funded by Mountain Library Advisory Association - Yuba County Library (Five minute estimate) (08-665)


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.