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.

May 17, 2011


9:00 A.M.              Land Use and Public Works Committee - (Supervisors Abe and Stocker - Alternate Supervisor Nicoletti)

A.      Consider declaring a portion of Simpson Lane lying within the City of Marysville to no longer be a County highway - Public Works (Five minute estimate) (209-11)


A.      Roll Call - Directors Vasquez, Nicoletti, Griego, Abe, Stocker

B.      Consent Agenda

1.       Approve minutes of the Special Meeting of April 5, 2011.

2.       Approve agreement with Robert J. Muszar for consultant services and authorize the Chairman to execute same.

C.      Adjourn

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.      Clerk of the Board of Supervisors

1.       Approve minutes of the regular meetings of April 26 and May 3, 2011. (210-11)

2.       Appoint Robert W. Gass to the Yuba County Fish and Game Advisory Commission as the Yuba County Water Agency South representative with a term ending December 31, 2014. (211-11)

B.      Health and Human Services

1.       Approve amendment to agreement with Yuba Community College for services for the Independent Living Program for the term of July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2011, and authorize the Chairman to execute same. (Human Services Committee recommends approval) (212-11)

IV.                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.

V.                  COUNTY DEPARTMENTS

A.      Board of Supervisors

1.       Appoint one at-large representative to the Yuba County Fish and Game Advisory Commission with term ending May 17, 2015. (Five minute estimate) (213-11)

B.      Probation

1.       Authorize Contingency Fund Transfer in the amount of $19,792 from Account No. 101-6900-410-7101 to various line item accounts to move grant funding back to the Family Resource budget. (Ten minute estimate) (214-11)


A.      Consider exemption from commercial status from Oregon House Farms, Jeanette Cavaliere, and take action as appropriate. (Fifteen minute estimate) (215-11)

VII.             CORRESPONDENCE - (216-11)

A.      Letter from Pacific Gas and Electric regarding intent to file an application for a subsequent license for Narrows No. 2 Powerhouse Substation 60 Transmission Line Project.

B.      Letter from Pacific Gas and Electric regarding final license application for the Drum Spaulding Project.

C.      Letter from Nevada Irrigation District regarding final license application for the Yuba Bear Hydroelectric Project.

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.      Conference with Real Property Negotiator pursuant to Government Code §54956.8 - Property: APN 016-350-003 Negotiating Parties: Kevin Mallen, Mike Lee, and Robert Bendorf Negotiation: Terms, Conditions and/or Purchase Price

B.      Threatened litigation pursuant to Government Code 54956.9(b) - One Claim

C.      Personnel pursuant to Government Code §54957(a) - Labor Negotiations - DDA/DSA/MSA/YCEA/Unrepresented and County of Yuba

D.      Personnel pursuant to Government Code §54957 - Public Appointment/Instructions/Library Director

X.                  RECESS TO 1:30 P.M.


A.      Receive update on Fiscal Year 2011/2012 Budget; approve layoff notices to employees with an effective date of June 30, 2011; approve restructuring Public Works department; and provide additional budget direction to staff as necessary. (217-11) (Thirty minute estimate)

XII.             ADJOURN



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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.