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.

February 8, 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.      Community Development and Services

1.       Approve lease agreement with North Yuba Little League for joint use and associated improvements at the North Yuba Little League complex known as Sperbeck Field in Browns Valley and authorize the Chairman to execute same.  (Land Use and Public Works Committee recommends approval) (056-11)

2.       Adopt resolution summarily vacating bike easement over lot "H" of Tract Map No. 98-578, Rio Del Oro, Large Lot Final Map.  (Land Use and Public Works committee recommends approval.) (057-11)

3.       Approve Memorandum of Understanding with City of Yuba City regarding routine maintenance responsibilities for the Fifth Street Bridge and authorize Chairman to execute same. (058-11)

B.      County Administrator

1.       Approve authorization of a Regional Waste Management Authority grant application on the County's behalf for the Local Government Waste Tire Cleanup and Amnesty Event Grant Program by authorizing the County Administrative Officer to execute submittal letter. (059-11)


1.       Present proclamation to Virgil Zimmerman honoring his years of service on the Planning Commission. (Five minute estimate) (060-11)

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 approve amended Conflict of Interest Codes for the Marysville Levee Commission, Wheatland Cemetery District, Yuba Local Agency Formation Commission, Yuba County, and Yuba County Water Agency. (061-11)



A.      Board of Supervisors

1.       Consider letter from Bridget Barnes regarding Ostrom Road Landfill Conditional Use Permit and take action as appropriate. (Fifteen minute estimate) (065-11)

VIII.           CORRESPONDENCE - (062-11)

A.      Letter from Federal Emergency Management Agency revalidating determinations for properties in letters of map changes previously issued.

B.      Brochure from National Association of Counties regarding April 2011 as National County Government Month.

C.      Letter from Reclamation District (RD) 784 requesting abandonment of Murphy Road west of Feather River Boulevard.  Referred to Community Development.

D.      Memo from RD 784 enclosing a copy of Escrow documents from Leslye Rossiter of North State Title Company concerning conveyance of portions of Ella Basin to RD 784 and payment of pro-rata taxes.  Referred to Auditor.

E.       Memo from Amador County Board of Supervisors regarding Tax Neutrality Guidelines for Pacific Gas and Electric donated lands.

F.       Letter from Area 4 Agency on Aging Advisory Council advising of three vacancies.

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

XI.                2:00 P.M. SPECIAL PRESENTATION

A.      Receive information on Draft General Plan 2030 and Draft Environmental Impact Report contents. (No additional background) (90 minute estimate) (063-11)

XII.             RECESS TO FEBRUARY 9, 2011 - 3:00 P.M.


A.      Public Hearing - Hold public hearing to receive public comments on the Draft General Plan 2030 and Draft Environmental Impact Report; provide direction regarding comments received; and direct staff to prepare Final Environmental Impact Report and response to comments. (064-11)

XIV.           ADJOURN





02/08/2011 5:00 P.M.        Wheatland City/County Liaison Committee - CANCELLED

Wheatland City Hall

111 C Street

Wheatland, California

02/09/2011 5:00 P.M.        Linda Liaison Committee - CANCELLED

Linda Fire Protection District

1286 Scales Avenue

Marysville, California

02/11/2011 11:00 A.M.     Olivehurst Public Utility District/County Liaison Committee

OPUD Board Room

1970 9th Avenue

Olivehurst, California 95961


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.