All meetings are located at:

Yuba County Government Center

915 Eighth Street, Board Chambers

Marysville, California

      unless otherwise indicated



The complete agenda, including backup material, is posted at the Guard Station of the Yuba County Government Center, 915 8th Street, Marysville and the County Library, 303 Second Street, Marysville, and also on the Yuba County website at


October 16, 2007


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 Logue

II.                   ROLL CALL - Supervisors Logue, Nicoletti, Griego, Schrader, Stocker

III.                 CONSENT AGENDA: All matters listed under the Consent Agenda are considered to be routine and can be enacted in one motion.

A.      Bi-County Cooperative Extension

1.        Approve Surplus Water Agreement with CHY Company, authorize Administrative Services Director to complete work, and authorize Chairman to execute same.  (Protective Inspection Committee Recommends Approval) (07-573)

B.       Clerk of the Board of Supervisors

1.        Approve minutes of the regular meeting of October 2, 2007.

C.       Community Development and Services

1.        Authorize Budget Transfer in the total amount of $236,609.04 from Planning Trust Fund 255 to various line items for work performed during the period of July through September 2007. (07-574)

D.      Health and Human Services

1.        Approve Substance Abuse and Crime Prevention Act of 2000 County Plan for Fiscal Year 2007-2008. (Human Services Committee Recommends Approval) (07-575)

2.        Adopt resolution authorizing Chairman to execute documents required by California Department of Alcohol and Drug Programs for Substance Abuse and Crime Prevention Act of 2000 for Fiscal Year 2007-2008 and any pertinent documents related to this program and acceptance of funds. (Human Services Committee Recommends Approval) (07-576)

E.       Personnel/Risk Management

1.        Adopt resolution in support of United Way for the 2007/2008 Campaign. (07-577)

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 must fill out a "Request to Speak" card and submit it to the Clerk of the Board of Supervisors. Note:  No Board action can be taken on comments made under this heading.


V.                   COUNTY DEPARTMENTS

A.      Auditor-Controller

1.        Approve removal of fixed assets from county inventory in the total amount of $83,956 for various items lost and/or stolen. (07-578)

B.       Board of Supervisors

1.        Appoint California State Association of Counties (CSAC) representative and alternate for term to commence the first day of the CSAC annual conference in Oakland, California on November 13, 2007. (Five minute estimate) (07-579)

C.       County Administrator

1.        Approve contract with Seevers, Jordan, and Ziegenmeyer for appraisal services related to levee improvements for proposed Mello-Roos Community Facilities District and authorize chairman to execute same. (Ten minute estimate) (07-580)

VI.                 CORRESPONDENCE - (07-581)

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

B.       Potential litigation pursuant to Government Code §54956.9(b) - One Case

C.       Pending litigation pursuant to Government Code §54956.9(a) - People vs. Imler

IX.                ADJOURN







11:30 A.M.            Human Services Committee - (Supervisors Stocker and Griego - Alternate Supervisor Nicoletti)

A.      Consider resolution authorizing Yuba County Health and Human Services Department to apply to California Department of Alcohol and Drug Programs for Substance Abuse Offender Treatment Program - Health and Human Services (Ten minute estimate) (07-582)

                                Land Use and Public Works Committee - (Supervisors Stocker and Logue - Alternate Supervisor Nicoletti)

A.      Consider Budget Transfer in the amount of $12,848,000 for road fund projects - Community Development and Services/Public Works (Five minute estimate) (07-583)


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.