NO. 2


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.

June 28, 2011

8:30 A.M.              YUBA COUNTY WATER AGENCY


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

B.      Approve Memorandum of Understanding between Service Employees International Union (SEIU) United Healthcare Workers West (SEIU-UHW) and the County In-Home Supportive Services Public Authority through June 30, 2014, 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.                    ROLL CALL - Supervisors Vasquez, Nicoletti, Griego, Abe, Stocker

II.                  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 Atkins North America for development and implementation of a Flood Preparedness Website for Yuba County and authorize the Chairman to execute same. (Public Facilities Committee recommends approval) (269-11)

B.      Clerk of the Board of Supervisors

1.       Approve minutes of the regular meeting of June 14, 2011. (270-11)

C.      Community Development and Services

1.       Approve agreement with Botanica Landscapes for countywide park and streetscape maintenance and authorize the Chairman to execute same. (271-11)

2.       Approve 2012-2013 Community Services Block Grant Community Action Plan and authorize the Chairman to execute same. (272-11)

3.       Approve plans, specification, and estimate and authorization for advertisement of bids, for Rose Avenue improvement project, with a tentative bid opening date of July 21, 2011and authorize The Chairman to execute same. (273-11)

4.       Approve agreement with Leonard Shippen for caretaker services at Sycamore Ranch and authorize the Chairman to execute same. (274-11)

5.       Authorize Budget Transfer in the amount of $12,605 from Account No. 101-3600-426-2300 (Professional Services) to Account No. 101-3600-426-0208 (Unemployment Insurance) to cover higher than anticipated unemployment expenditures for Fiscal Year 2010-2011. (275-11)

D.      County Administrator

1.       Authorize Regional Waste Management Authority to submit grant application to the California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle) on the County's behalf for the Used Oil Payment Program for Fiscal Year 2011-2012, by approving submittal of the County Administrator's letter. (276-11)

E.       District Attorney

1.       Adopt resolution authorizing the District Attorney to apply and enter into agreements with the United States Bureau of Justice Assistance for grant funding and act as the signing authority on behalf of the County to execute required grant documents. (277-11)

III.               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.      Consider Tsi-Akim Maidu Tribe request approval for exclusive use of Sycamore Ranch Park October 7 - 10, 2011 for the 13th Annual Indigenous Peoples Days; to block off a portion of the road along Yuba River for runners on October 8, 2011; and to erect a temporary Bark House.  (Fifteen minute estimate) (287-11)

V.                  COUNTY DEPARTMENTS

A.      Auditor-Controller

1.       Adopt resolution repealing and enacting certain sections of the Administrative Policy and Procedures Manual regarding Government Accounting Standards. (Ten minute estimate) (278-11)

B.      Board of Supervisors

1.       Adopt amended resolution establishing a compensation reduction for management employees and elected officials of the County of Yuba including Board of Supervisors. (Ten minute estimate) (282-11)

2.       Receive information on Memorandum of Understanding regarding Sacramento Area Council of Governments sustainable communities' regional planning grant and take action as appropriate. (Fifteen minute estimate) (279-11)

ADDENDUM TO AGENDA - Add to County Departments/Board of Supervisors Item 3

3.       Approve letter of support to City of Wheatland regarding Wheatland Urban Greening Grant Application and authorize Chairman to execute same. (Ten minute estimate) (290-11)

C.      Community Development and Services

1.       Establish a policy on Public Works participation in the proposed Lower Yuba River Access Coalition. (Ten minute estimate) (280-11)

D.      Library

1.       Adopt interim hours of operation for the Library starting July 5, 2011 and ending December 31, 2011. (Ten minute estimate) (281-11)

E.       Sheriff-Coroner

1.       Adopt resolution authorizing the imposition of booking fees through the Yuba County Sheriff's Department from arresting agencies pursuant to California Government Code Section 29550.  (Fifteen minute estimate) (286-11)

F.       County Administrator

1.       Extend employment for Richard Arrow, Assistant Auditor-Controller from July 1, 2011 through September 30, 2011 for the purpose of conducting year-end close activities and beginning the coordination of the Fiscal Year 2010-2011 audit. (Ten minute estimate)  (289-11)

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.      Ordinance - Hold public hearing, waive reading, and introduce ordinance repealing and reenacting Chapter 8.79 of the Yuba County Ordinance Code for Hammon Grove Park and Sycamore Ranch and resolution to establish reservation processing and fees at same.  (Land Use and Public Works Committee recommends approval) (Ten minute estimate) (283-11)

B.      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 $15,719.40 and the recording of a lien located at 7655 State Highway 70, Marysville (Rajinder S. and Paramdeep Chohan). (Ten minute estimate) (284-11)

C.      Public Hearing - Hold public hearing and adopt resolution for an amended Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program Income Reuse Plan governing program income from CDBG assisted activities. (Ten minute estimate) (285-11)

VII.             CORRESPONDENCE - (288-11)

A.      Memorandum from Sutter Yuba Mental Health Board enclosing annual report for Fiscal Year 2010-11.

B.      Area 4 Agency on Aging Financial Statements and Supplementary Information for Year Ending June 30, 2010.

C.      Memorandum from Agricultural Commissioner enclosing the Yuba County Agricultural Crop Report for 2010.

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

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

D.      Pending litigation pursuant to Government Code §54956.9(a) - Sprint Telephony PCS, L.P., et al v. California State Board of Equalization, et al. San Francisco County Superior Court Case No. CGC-11-511398

E.       Personnel pursuant to Government Code §54957 - Department Head Evaluation/Agricultural Commissioner

X.                  ADJOURN






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.