Meetings are located at:

Yuba County Government Center

Board Chambers, 915 Eighth Street

Marysville, California


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.

September 22, 2009


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 Abe

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.      Administrative Services

1.       Declare various county property as surplus property and authorize Purchasing Agent to dispose of same in accordance with Yuba County Ordinance Code 2.50.060. (Public Facilities Committee recommends approval) (09-454)

2.       Authorize a Budget Transfer in the total amount of $30,000 from Account No. 101-000-371-9899 (Miscellaneous Revenue) to Account No. 101-0101-411-5240 (4H Camp) to reimburse Yuba County Office of Education for material costs on 4H Camp improvements. (Public Facilities Committee recommends approval) (09-455)

B.      Clerk of the Board of Supervisors

1.       Approve minutes of the special and regular meetings of September 1, 2009. (09-456)

C.      Health and Human Services

1.       Adopt resolution to amend the adopted rules, regulations and policies, and establishing standards of aid and care for indigent and dependent poor who are residents of the County of Yuba. (09-453)

D.      Personnel/Risk Management

1.       Approve Early Retirement Incentive Program effective September 15, 2009. (09-457)


                Add the following to the Consent Agenda:

E.       Community Development and Services

1.       Adopt resolution to approve application for grant funds from the Recreational Trails Program to complete the River Oaks North Bikeway in Plumas Lake and authorize the Public Works Director to conduct negotiations and submit and execute all necessary documents. (09-465)

2.       Award contract to DeSilva Gates Construction, apparent low bidder, for the 2009 Overlay - Miscellaneous Areas project and authorize Chairman to execute upon review and approval of County Counsel. (09-466)


A.      Present proclamation proclaiming Bi-National Health Week to the North Valley Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.  (Ten minute estimate) (09-458)

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.

VI.                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 findings of fact, conclusions of law and orders authorizing the assessment of administrative and abatement costs and penalties in the amount of $17,204.00 and the recording of a lien located at 1799 Hile Avenue, Linda (Fred & Mary Dequine). (Ten minute estimate) (09-459)

B.      Ordinance - Hold public hearing, waive reading, and introduce ordinance amending Yuba County Ordinance Code Title X, Chapter 10.05, by adding Section 10.05.150 repair and reconstruction of damaged structures. (Land Use and Public Works Committee recommends approval) (Fifteen minute estimate) (09-460)

C.      Ordinance - Hold public hearing, waive reading, and introduce ordinance repealing and reenacting as amended Chapter 9.35 of Title IX of the Yuba County Ordinance Code relating regulation of travel on levees. (Protective Inspection Committee recommends approval) (Fifteen minute estimate) (09-461)

VII.             CORRESPONDENCE - (09-462)

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.      Potential litigation pursuant to Government Code §54956.9(b) - Green vs. Marin County Flood Control and Water Conservation District

B.      Personnel pursuant to Government Code §54957 - County Administrator Evaluation

X.                  ADJOURN






11:30 A.M.           Protective Inspection Committee - (Supervisors Vasquez and Abe - Alternate Supervisor Griego)

A.      Consider expenditure not to exceed $2,500 from Fish and Game Commission Account No. 104-9000-427-2300 for the purchase of pheasants to be used for the 2009 California Deer Association Special Needs Pheasant Hunt to be held in November 2009 - Agricultural Commissioner (Five minute estimate) (09-463)


                                Human Services Committee - (Supervisors Stocker and Vasquez - Alternate Supervisor Abe)

A.      Consider approval of California Department of Veteran Affairs (CDVA) Subvention and Medi-Cal Certificate of Compliance for Fiscal Year 2009-2010 - Health and Human Services (Ten minute estimate) (09-464)


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.