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 is available for public inspection at Suite 109 of the Government Center during normal business hours.

May 12, 2009



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 Vasquez, Nicoletti, Griego, Abe, Stocker

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

A.      Agricultural Commissioner

1.       Approve agreement with Applied Forest Management, Inc. for consultant services for the Yuba Watershed Protection and Fire Safe Council for Fiscal Year 2009/2010 and authorize the Chairman to execute same. (09-222)

B.      Clerk of the Board of Supervisors

1.       Approve minutes of the regular meeting of April 28, 2009.

C.      Community Development and Services

1.       Authorize Budget Transfer in the total amount of $85,605.87 from Trust Fund 255 to various line item accounts in recognition of work performed and revenues earned for January through March 2009. (09-223)

2.       Authorize the Auditor/Controller to disburse Measure D Funds to the County Road Fund for $666,964.89, to City of Marysville for $28,034.56, and City of Wheatland for $6,000.55. (09-224)

3.       Approve agreement with Yuba Sutter United Way as the County's agent to provide recreational services for families with children aged 0 - 3 years and authorize the Chairman to execute same. (Land Use and Public Works Committee recommends approval) (09-225)

4.       Approve indemnity/hold harmless and software license agreements with Caltrans and authorize the Chairman to execute same. (09-226)

D.      Health and Human Services

1.       Adopt resolution to authorize the Director of the Yuba County Health and Human Services Department to execute Memorandum of Understanding for Alternate Care Site as part of its preparation in the event of a public health emergency. (Human Services Committee recommends approval) 09-227)

2.       Authorize Budget Transfer in the amount of $8,020 from Account No. 106-4700-441-28-00 (Special Department Expense) to Account No. 106-4700-441-62-00 (Fixed Assets) for the purchase of two Deluxe Adjustable Medical Care Beds with Cart to utilized for patient care in an Alternate Care Site. (Human Services Committee recommends approval) (09-228)


A.      Receive information on General Plan Update process and direct staff to work with the General Plan Update Advisory Committee to further investigate potential issues relative to Land Use Alternatives A and B and return with proposed policies to be considered as part of the selection of a preferred land use alternative. (30 minute estimate) (09-229)

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 are requested to fill out a "Request to Speak" card and submit it to the Clerk of the Board of Supervisors. Please note:  No Board action can be taken on comments made under this heading.


A.      Clerk of the Board of Supervisors

1.       Appoint individual to the First Five Yuba Commission for a term to expire April 26, 2010. (Five minute estimate) (09-230)

B.      Community Development and Services

1.       Receive summary of active and available grants for parks and recreation in Yuba County.  (No action required) (Ten minute estimate) (09-231)

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 introduce ordinance amending subsection (d) of Section 6.20.020 of Chapter 6.20 of Title VI of the Yuba County Ordinance Code relating to increasing the number of players at a table in a card room.  (Two minute estimate) (09-232)


A.      Receive letter and presentation from Hofman Ranch requesting action regarding the "218" Election and Federal Emergency Management Agency mapping for Yuba County levee system and take action as appropriate. (15 minute estimate) (09-233)

IX.                CORRESPONDENCE - (09-234)

X.                  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.

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

A.      Personnel pursuant to Government Code §54957 - Labor Negotiations - Deputy District Attorney Association and County of Yuba

B.      Conference with Real Property Negotiator pursuant to Government Code §54956.8 - Property: APN 021-425-002-000 (Yuba Garden Assoc.) Negotiating Parties: County of Yuba/Mike Lee Negotiation: Terms of Payment

C.      Conference with Real Property Negotiator pursuant to Government Code §54956.8 - Property: APN 015-790-023-000 (Jolson) Negotiating Parties: County of Yuba/Mike Lee Negotiation: Terms of Payment

D.      Threatened litigation pursuant to Government Code §54956.9(b)(3)(E) - Two Cases

XII.             ADJOURN




4:30 P.M.                              Wheatland City/County Liaison Committee - CANCELLED

Wheatland City Hall

111 C Street

Wheatland, California


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.