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Yuba County Government Center

Board Chambers, 915 Eighth Street

Marysville, California



Agenda materials are available at the Yuba County Government Center, 915 8th 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.

December 13, 2011


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.       Authorize budget transfer in the amount of $300,000 from Account No. 129-0000-361-4650 to various accounts as it relates to allocating Economic Development Block Grant 10-EDEF-7271 funds. (534-11)

2.       Approve lease agreement with Federal Aviation Administration for office space located at the Yuba County Airport and authorize the Chair to execute same. (535-11)

B.      Clerk of the Board of Supervisors

1.       Adopt list of ongoing Boards, Commissions, and Committees appointed by the Board of Supervisors as of December 1, 2011. (536-11)

C.      Community Development and Services

1.       Adopt resolution adopting a reservation process and establishing fees and fee waivers at Hammon Grove and Sycamore Ranch. (Land Use and Public Works Committee recommends approval) (537-11)

2.       Approve plans, specifications, estimate, and authorize advertisement of bids for La Porte Road at New York Creek bridge replacement project with a tentative bid opening date of January 17, 2012. (538-11)

3.       Accept POW/MIA spray park restroom and flagpole project as complete and release the Performance Bond No. 1000835264 Contract No. 2009-5038. (539-11)

4.       Accept Riverside Meadows Village 2 as complete and release the Performance Bond, Tract Map No. 2004-20. (540-11)

5.       Adopt resolution authorizing Community Development and Services Director or his designee to complete the purchase of single family residence APN 021-450-006 as part of the Neighborhood Stabilization Program and execute all documents needed for completion of purchase, rehabilitation, and resale. (541-11)

D.      County Administrator

1.       Approve amendment to agreement with Sierra-Sacramento Valley Emergency Medical Services Agency (S-SV EMS Agency) for administration of Yuba County Ordinance Chapter 6.05 related to ambulance services and authorize the Chair to execute same. (542-11)

E.       Health and Human Services

1.       Adopt resolution authorizing the 2011-12 Public Health Emergency Preparedness, State General Fund Pandemic Influenza, Hospital Preparedness program funding agreement with the California Department of Public Health. (543-11)

F.       Human Resources

1.       Approve amendment to the Catastrophic Leave Policy and authorize the Human Resources Director and County Administrator to implement changes and execute all necessary documents. (544-11)

G.      Library

1.       Approve hours of operation and holiday schedule for 2012. (545-11)

H.      Treasurer-Tax Collector

1.       Adopt resolution delegating investment authority to the Treasurer for the year 2012. (546-11)

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.      County Administrator

1.       Adopt resolution appointing C. Richard Eberle to the position of Auditor-Controller for Yuba County effective December 30, 2011. (547-11)

2.       Authorize the County Administrator to dual encumber the position of Assistant Auditor-Controller effective December 19 and ending December 30, 2011. (548-11)

3.       Approve agreement with Gallina LLP to perform the County's independent audit for fiscal years ending June 30, 2010, 2011, 2012, and 2013 and authorize the Chair to execute same. (Ten minute estimate) (549-11)

4.       Approve contract extension for Paul Brunner, Executive Director of the Three Rivers Levee Improvement Authority and authorize the Chair to execute same. (550-11)

5.       Adopt resolution approving Franchise Agreement with Recology for waste collection/disposal and authorizing Chairman to execute all necessary documents; provide designation for use of road maintenance fee provided in the agreement and direct staff to return with appropriate policy; provide direction as appropriate. (551-11)

B.      Board of Supervisors

1.       Appoint individual as District Three representative to the Yuba County Resource/Development Code Advisory Committee with term ending upon adoption of the Development Code update. (Ten minute estimate) (527-11) (Continued from December 6, 2011)

2.       Reconsider approval of repayment agreement with City of Marysville and take action as appropriate. (Ten minute estimate) (505-11) (Continued from December 6, 2011)

C.      Human Resources

1.       Approve establishment of a Legal Services Coordinator classification and adopt resolutions amending the Position Allocation Schedule and Classification System - Basic Salary / Hourly schedule as it relates to County Counsel Department effective December 1, 2011. (552-11)

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 adopt ordinance amending section 13.00.050 and 13.00.056 of Chapter 13, Title XIII of the Yuba County Ordinance Code relating to the Sheriff's Department. (Ten minute estimate) (530-11)

B.      Ordinance - Hold public hearing, waive reading, and introduce ordinance amending Title VII of the Yuba County Ordinance Code by repealing in their entirety sections 7.05.220 and 7.05.230 and re-enacting section 7.05.220 regarding payment and collection of unpaid refuse service bills. (Land Use and Public Works Committee recommends approval) (Ten minute estimate) (553-11)

VII.             CORRESPONDENCE - (554-11)

A.      Letter from Lance Hatfield requesting Board inquiry/review of Environmental Health regarding actions related to Travelers Hotel.

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.      Pending litigation pursuant to Government Code §54956.9(a) - Brown vs. McGrath et al

B.      Personnel pursuant to Government Code §54957 - Department Head Evaluation/Public Guardian

X.                  RECESS TO 1:30 P.M.


A.      Presentation from Dr. Ronald Hayman MD regarding usage of medical marijuana. (No background material) (Fifteen minute estimate) (555-11)

B.      Receive information on cultivation of medical marijuana.  (60 minute estimate) (556-11)

XII.             ADJOURN


12-13-2011 - 4:30 P.M.     Wheatland City/County Liaison Committee - CANCELLED

Wheatland City Hall

111 C Street

Wheatland, California

12-14-2011 - 5:00 P.M.     Linda Liaison Committee - CANCELLED

Linda Fire Protection District

1286 Scales Avenue

Marysville, California


In compliance with the Americans 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.


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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.