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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 11, 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.      Agricultural Commissioner

1.       (039-14) Adopt resolution authorizing the Agricultural Commissioner to execute certain contracts, agreements, cooperative agreements, grants, memorandum of understandings for Fiscal Year 2014-2015 or multi year.

2.       (040-14) Approve funding levels and priorities for Title III projects to Fire Safe Council Education and Outreach up to $32,000 and Roadside Clearing up to $5,000 allocated from the Federal Forest Reserve for Fiscal Year 2014/15 and 2015/16.

B.      Clerk of the Board of Supervisors

1.       (041-14) Approve minutes of the regular meeting of January 14, 21, and 28, 2014.

2.       (042-14) Appoint Carla Lemon-Wilcoxen to the Plumas Lake Specific Plan Design Review Committee as a Technical Representative for a term to end February 11, 2015.

3.       (043-14) Appoint Dawn Foster and Johanna Lassaga to the Resource/Development Code Advisory Committee as the District three and four representatives respectively.

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.      Administrative Services

1.       (044-14) Approve Airport lease agreement with United Parcel Services (BT-OH, LLC) for Lot 7, Industrial Park 1, and authorize the Chair to execute same.

2.       (045-14) Receive update on County's energy project, and consider and approve an initial study on conducting a potential phase two solar project. (Ten minute estimate)

B.      Board of Supervisors

1.       (046-14) Receive presentation summarizing the Strategic Planning Workshop and provide direction as appropriate to further efforts in achieving the Board's strategic priorities.(Ten minute estimate)

C.      Community Development and Services

1.       (047-14) Receive update on Development Code Update stakeholder meetings and provide direction on administrative procedures and regulations to incorporate into code update. (Twenty minute estimate)

D.      County Administrator

1.       (048-14) Receive presentation regarding a joint fire services study involving the Linda Fire Protection District, Olivehurst Fire, Wheatland Fire Authority, City of Marysville and County of Yuba. (Fifteen minute estimate)


A.      (049-14) Consider application for off-sale beer and wine alcohol beverage license from Dollar General (APN 014-143-002), Olivehurst, and make a finding of public convenience or necessity to allow license. (Ten minute estimate)


A.      (050-14) Three Notices from State of California Fish and Game Commission regarding proposed regulatory action relating to mammal hunting regulations, Klamath Trinity Rivers sport fishing, and marine protected areas.

B.      (051-14) Notice from California Fish and Wildlife regarding status review of the Northern spotted owl and Townsend's big-eared bat.

C.      (052-14) Letter from Cal OES advising the US Department of Agriculture granted a disaster designation due to drought which includes Yuba County.

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(d)(4) - Oak Grove Estates Subdivision/Bond default claim

B.      Pending litigation pursuant to Government Code §54956.9(e)(3) - Two Claims/Carranza and Rackley

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

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

X.                  ADJOURN


11:00 A.M.           Land Use and Public Works Committee - (Supervisors Abe and Stocker - Alternate Supervisor Nicoletti)

A.      (053-14) Consider an all-way stop control at McGowan Parkway and Powerline Road - Community Development and Services (Five minute estimate)

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

Wheatland City Hall

111 C Street

Wheatland, California


2/12/14 5:00 P.M.               Linda Liaison Committee - CANCELLED

Linda Fire Protection District

1286 Scales Avenue

Marysville, California

2/14/14 11:00 A.M.            Olivehurst Public Utility District/County Liaison Committee - CANCELLED

OPUD Board Room

1970 9th Avenue

Olivehurst, California 95961



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.









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