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, 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 7, 2012





                          I.                  ROLL CALL - Supervisors Vasquez, Nicoletti, Griego, Abe, Stocker

                        II.                  CLOSED SESSION: Any person desiring to comment on any matter scheduled for this closed session may address the Board at this time.

A.      Potential litigation pursuant to Government Code §54956.9(b) - Claim of Maria, Louis, Edgar and Joseph Alvarado as the Heirs of Alfredo Flores-Bravo

B.      Personnel pursuant to Government Code §54957 - Performance Evaluation/County Counsel (Continued from January 24, 2012)

                           III.            ADJOURN

6:00 P.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 $8,838 from 4H Trust Fund to Account No. 101-0101-411-5240 for timber sale administration at the 4H Camp property in Dobbins. (039-12)

B.      Clerk of the Board of Supervisors

1.       Approve minutes of the meeting of January 17 and 24, 2012. (040-12)

C.      Community Development and Services

1.       Award contract to the apparent low bidder Shasta Constructors, Inc. for the La Porte Road and New York Creek Bridge Replacement Project and authorize the Chair to execute same upon review and approval of Counsel. (041-12)

D.      Sheriff-Coroner

1.       Approve amendment of hours the Animal Care Services Shelter is open to the public from current hours of 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. to proposed hours of 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. (Law and Justice Committee recommends approval) (042-12)

2.       Approve Memorandum of Understanding and Letter of Understanding with BGE Yuba to provide supplemental law enforcement services at the Sleep Train Amphitheatre and authorize the Chair to execute same. (043-12)


A.      Presentation from Ronald Hayman M.D. regarding usage of medical marijuana. (No background material. Ten minute estimate) (044-12)

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.      Community Development and Services

1.       Adopt resolution authorizing borrowing $2,200,000 from Fund 713-Plumas Lake Impact Fees for implementation and cash flow for Neighborhood Stabilization Program III and authorize budget amendment of $45,000 to appropriate interest for Fiscal Year 2011-2012. (Ten minute estimate) (045-12)

VII.             CORRESPONDENCE - (046-12)

A.      Letter from Auditor Controller enclosing audit report for Reclamation District No. 784 dated June 30, 2011.

B.      Letter from Area 4 Agency on Aging regarding matching contribution for fiscal year 2012-2013.

C.      Letter from California Energy Commission regarding Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant funds. (Copy provided to Administrative Services)

D.      Notice from State Water Resources Control Board regarding petition of temporary transfer up to 100,000 acre-feet of water between Arvin-Edison Water Storage District and Metropolitan Water District of Southern California.

E.       Memo from Corrections Standards Authority regarding public hearing date change to February 23, 2012 for proposed Title 15 regulations.

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.                ADJOURN



02/10/2012 - 11:00 A.M.   Olivehurst Public Utility District/County Liaison Committee

OPUD Board Room

1970 9th Avenue

Olivehurst, California 95961

A.      Agreement for use of the Youth Center Building for recreational programs through June 2012.

B.      Schools/park site - establishing an ad hoc for eventual meeting to include members of all agency boards (Plumas Elementary, Wheatland High, Yuba County and OPUD).

C.      LAFCo Sphere of Influence amendments relative to Highway 65 Employment Village.

D.      Discuss seeking relief from the requirements of section 5 of the Federal Voting Rights Act

E.       Other Reports

F.       Adjourn


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.


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.