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.

November 16, 2010



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 Stocker

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.       Approve participation in 2011 California State Fair Exhibit and appoint Airport Manager Mary Hansen as County Representative; authorize Chair to execute same; and authorize award of any premium monies to exhibit builder Marysville Future Farmers of America. (519-10)

2.       Approve agreement with California Regional Water Quality Control Board regarding River Highlands Community Services District and authorize the Chair to execute same. (520-10)

B.      Board of Supervisors

1.       Authorize support of Sierra Nevada Forest and Community Initiative and sending correspondence stating support. (521-10)

C.      Clerk of the Board of Supervisors

1.       Appoint Grady Windham to the Fish and Game Advisory Commission as an at large representative for a term to expire January 23, 2011. (522-10)

2.       Re-appoint James M. Dousman to the Fish and Game Advisory Commission as an at large representative for a term to expire November 16, 2014. (523-10)

D.      Clerk-Recorder/Elections

1.       Adopt resolution appointing Justin Brian Birney member in lieu of election to the Board of Directors for Loma Rica Browns Valley Community Services District. (524-10)

E.       County Administrator

1.       Adopt resolution supporting internet broadband access for all Yuba County residents and businesses. (525-10)

F.       Health and Human Services

1.       Approve agreement with Glenn County for training for Child Welfare Services staff and authorize Chair to execute same. (Human Services Committee recommends approval) (526-10)


A.      Present proclamation to Wildlife Services Specialist Mark Frederick. (Five minute estimate) (499-10)

B.      Receive State of the Schools report from Yuba County Office of Education pursuant to the Williams Uniform Complaints Act. (No background material) (Ten minute estimate) (527-10)

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.      Administrative Services

1.       Review project to implement solar energy systems and necessary infrastructure upgrades primarily at the Courthouse and Library and other energy efficiency projects at other county buildings. (30 minute estimate) (528-10)

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 findings of fact, conclusions of law and orders authorizing the assessment of administrative and abatement costs and penalties in the amount of $5,082.75 and the recording of a lien located at 1136 Grand Avenue, Olivehurst (West Linda) (Margarito and Claudia Figueroa). (Ten minute estimate) (530-10)

B.      Public Hearing - Hold public hearing to review proposed expenditures for California Option for Public Safety Program (COPS) funds for Fiscal Year 2010-2011. (Five minute estimate) (531-10)

C.      Public Hearing - Hold public hearing and adopt resolution and order changing name of portions of Smartville Road and Hammonton-Smartville Road to Smartsville Road, Hammonton-Smartsville Road, and Chuck Yeager Road. (Five minute estimate) (532-10)

VIII.           CORRESPONDENCE - (533-10)

A.      Notice from California Fish and Game Commission regarding proposed regulatory actions relative to Alameda Creek.

B.      Letter from California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control advising consolidation of the Yuba City office with Sacramento office and expected completion December 2011. 

C.      Notice from Wildlife Conservation Board regarding potential land acquisition known as the Yuba Narrows Ranch and enclosing agenda for the meeting of November 18, 2010.

D.      One Local Agency Biennial Notice advising no amendment is required to the conflict of interest code for Dobbins-Oregon House Fire Protection District.

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.      Conference with Real Property Negotiator pursuant to Government Code §54956.8 - Property: Sheriff's Facilities Negotiating Parties: County of Yuba Negotiation: Terms and Conditions

XI.                ADJOURN




11:00 A.M.           Finance and Administration Committee - (Supervisors Griego and Abe - Alternate Supervisor Stocker)

A.      Consider guidance outline to begin the supervisorial redistricting process subsequent to Census 2010 - Community Development and Services (Fifteen minute estimate) (534-10)

                                Public Facilities Committee - (Supervisors Griego and Vasquez - Alternate Supervisor Nicoletti)

A.      Consider transferring $15,000 from 4H Holding Fund for camp improvements at the 4H Outdoor Education Camp property in Dobbins - Administrative Services (Five minute estimate) (535-10)

B.      Consider memorandum of understanding with the City of Marysville for geographic information systems services - Administrative Services (Five minute estimate) (529-10)


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.