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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.

February 25, 2014


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.      Board of Supervisors

1.       (055-14) Adopt resolution authorizing application and execution of grant agreement with the California Arts Council by Yuba Sutter Regional Arts Council.

B.      Clerk of the Board of Supervisors

1.       (056-14) Approve minutes of the meeting of February 11, 2014.

2.       (057-14) Appoint Ryan M. Harter to the Plumas Lake Specific Plan Design Review Committee as a Residential Representative for a term to end February 25, 2015.

C.      Clerk-Recorder/Elections

1.       (058-14) Adopt resolution authorizing Clerk/Recorder to execute agreement with California Secretary of State for HAVA grant funding in an amount of $19,402.52 for VoteCal Statewide Voter Registration System Project.

D.      Community Development and Services

1.       (059-14) Approve plans, specifications, estimate, and authorization to advertise the State Route 70/Feather River Boulevard interchange project for bid, with a tentative bid opening date of April 15, 2014, and authorize Chair to execute.

2.       (060-14) Adopt resolution authorizing Yuba County Community Development and Services Agency Director or his designee to complete the purchase of single family residence APN 021-270-025, 019-433-010, and 021-172-025 as part of the Neighborhood Stabilization Program and execute all documents needed for completion of purchase, rehabilitation, and resale.

3.       (061-14) Adopt resolution designating McGowan Parkway at Powerline Road as an all-way stop intersection. (Land Use and Public Works Committee recommends approval)

E.       Human Resources and Organizational Services

1.       (062-14) Adopt resolution authorizing Human Resources to obtain and maintain its own Originating Agency Identification number to access applicant criminal history information for employment background check purposes.

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

ADDED TO AGENDA ITEM A. Agricultural Commissioner

A.      Agricultural Commissioner

1.       (074-14) Adopt resolution supporting continued funding of the Agricultural Education Incentive Gant Program.

B.      Board of Supervisors

1.       (073-14) Consider State of Jefferson and take action as appropriate. (Ten minute estimate)

C.      Community Development and Services

1.       (063-14) Consider letter to Sacramento Area Council of Governments concerning the third Feather River Bridge and take action as appropriate. (Fifteen minute estimate)

D.      County Administrator

1.       (064-14) Receive mid-year financial report; authorize budget transfers in the total amount of $9,369,425 including General Fund Contingency transfer in the amount of $16,609; approve mid-year position allocation requests; and approve fixed asset request totaling $159,114. (30 minute estimate)

E.       Emergency Services

1.       (072-14) Adopt a resolution declaring and to ratify the existence of a local emergency in the County of Yuba.

VI.                CORRESPONDENCE

A.      (065-14) Initial Study from Three Rivers Levee Improvement Authority for Proposed Mitigation Negative Declaration regarding Yuba Goldfields 100-year Flood Protection Project.

B.      (066-14) Area 4 Agency on Aging Annual Report 2012-2013.

C.      (067-14) Notice from State of California Fish and Game Commission of proposed emergency action regarding low flow closures to fishing due to drought conditions.

D.      (068-14) Letter from Yuba Sutter Regional Arts Council regarding activities and Fiscal Year 2014-2015 funding request.

E.       (069-14) Notice from California State Water Resources Control Board of petition for temporary transfer of 277,862 acre-feet of water effective May 1, 2014.

VII.             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.

VIII.           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(d)(1) - Wollaston vs. Yuba County et. al.

B.      Pending litigation pursuant to Government Code §54956.9(d)(1) - Chellis-Rai vs. Yuba County

C.      Pending litigation pursuant to Government Code §54956.9(d)(1) - Victor Community Support Services vs. Sutter Yuba Mental Health

D.      Personnel pursuant to Government Code §54957 - Public Employee Discipline/Dismissal/Release

E.       Personnel pursuant to Government Code §54957(a) - Labor Negotiations - YCEA/County of Yuba

F.       Personnel pursuant to Government Code §54957 - Department Head Evaluation/Clerk of the Board of Supervisors

IX.                ADJOURN

10:30 A.M.           Human Services Committee - (Supervisors Vasquez and Griego - Alternate Supervisor Stocker)

A.      (070-14) Consider resolution authorizing the Director of Health and Human Services or her designee to implement changes to General Assistance Standards of Aid - (Health and Human Services) (Ten minute estimate)

                                                Public Facilities Committee - (Supervisors Griego and Vasquez - Alternate Supervisor Nicoletti)

A.      (071-14) Consider Airport lease agreement with United Parcel Services (BT-OH, LLC) for Lot 7, Industrial Park 1 - Administrative Services (Ten minute estimate)


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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.                                                                                                             End