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.

March 12, 2013


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 Nicoletti

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.       Approve lease agreement with Miller Farms/All Star Services to allow hay cultivation at Airport in exchange for tilling a fire break and authorize the Chairman to execute. (083-13)

B.      Agricultural Commissioner

1.       Adopt resolution authorizing ongoing and new contracts, agreements, cooperative agreements, grants and or memorandum of understandings for Fiscal Year 2013-2014 or multiyear agreements to be executed by Agricultural Commissioner. (084-13)

C.      Board of Supervisors

1.       Adopt resolution approving Yuba Sutter Arts Council application for State Local Partnership Program Grant and authorizing Council to execute contract upon approval. (085-13)

D.      Clerk of the Board of Supervisors

1.       Approve minutes of the regular meeting of February 26, 2013 and the workshop of March 5, 2013. (086-13)

E.       Community Development and Services

1.       Receive Notice of Final Map under review and pending approval by County Surveyor identified as Tract Map No. 2004-53, The Orchard Phase Two-1, John Mourier Construction, portion of APN 019-230-115. (087-13)

2.       Approve plans and specifications, authorize advertisement of bids for Hammonton-Smartsville Road Shoulder Project and authorize Chairman to execute. (088-13)

F.       Emergency Services

1.       Approve out of state travel for Emergency Operations Manager Scott Bryan and Emergency Operations Planner Ryan McNally for training, FEMA Emergency Management Institute, Emmitsburg Maryland. (089-13)


A.      Present proclamation proclaiming the month of March as Yuba County Grand Jury Awareness Month. (Five minute estimate) (090-13)

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.      Human Resources and Organizational Services

1.       Adopt resolutions to amend the Position Allocation and Classification System - Basic Salary Schedules as they relate to Correctional Maintenance Technician I/II effective February 1, 2013. (Five minute estimate) (091-13)

2.       Adopt resolutions to amend the Position Allocation and Classification System - Basic Salary Schedules as they relate to Program Specialist Adult Services effective March 1, 2013. (Five minute estimate) (092-13)

VII.             CORRESPONDENCE - (93-13)

A.      Independent audit report for Browns Valley Cemetery District for fiscal years ended June 30, 2008 and 2009.

B.      Letter from Area 4 Agency on Aging advising of one vacancy for a Board appointed at large representative.

C.      Three notices from California Fish and Game Commission regarding "Practice of Falconry," Klamath-Trinity Rivers salmon sport fishing, and Notice of Findings regarding the white shark.

D.      Letter from Gold Rush Expeditions regarding locating, assessing and surveying abandoned mines on Bureau of Land Management land.

E.       Notice of meeting and agenda from California Wildlife Conservation Board advising of board action to be considered relating to Marysville Ranch Conservation Easement and Daugherty Hill Wildlife Area - Easement Exchange.

F.       Letter from Yuba Sutter Regional Arts Council regarding activities and Fiscal Year 2013-2014 funding request.

G.      Annual Report from  Area 4 Agency on Aging for 2011-2012.

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

B.      Personnel pursuant to Government Code §54957 - Evaluation/County Administrator

C.      Pending litigation pursuant to Government Code §54956.9(a)  - Jarmillo vs. Yuba County et al

                X.            ADJOURN


A.      ROLL CALL - Directors Vasquez, Nicoletti, Griego, Abe, Nicoletti


B.      CLOSED SESSION: Labor negotiations pursuant to Government Code §54957(a)  - SEIU/Authority




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111 C Street

Wheatland, 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 two full business days 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.