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


December 11, 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 Stocker

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.      Community Development and Services

1.        Receive final maps under review pending approval of County Surveyor (07-653):

a. Tract Map No. 2004-52, Ross Ranch Large Lot Map for Ross Ranch Associates, LLC, a Delaware Limited Liability Company.

b. Tract Map No. 2005-42, Sutton Ranch Estates.

c. Tract Map No. 2005-30, Draper Ranch North.

B.       Health and Human Services

1.        Approve agreement with California Department of Public Health (CDHP) to enter death certificate data into AVSS or EDRS for the term of July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008 (Human Services Committee Recommends Approval) (07-654)

2.        Adopt resolution authorizing Health and Human Services to enter into agreement with California Department of Public Health for Public Health Emergency Preparedness Funds for August 31, 2007 to August 9, 2008 and authorizing Chairman to execute documents as required by the agreement and any pertinent documents related to this program and to accept funds. (Health and Human Services Committee Recommends Approval) (07-655)

C.       Personnel/Risk Management

1.        Approve classification changes abolishing Social Worker II/III (LT) and establishing a Senior Housing Specialist, and adopt resolutions amending the Departmental Position Allocation Schedule No. 2007-86 and amending the Classification System/Basic Salary Schedule No. 2007-87 as it relates to same. (Finance and Administration Committee Recommends Approval) (07-656)

D.      Sheriff-Coroner

1.        Authorize Budget Transfers in the total amount of $195,545 to and from various line items to appropriate grant revenue and to cover current and projected program shortages. (07-657)

E.       Treasurer-Tax Collector

1.        Adopt resolution delegating investment authority to Yuba County Treasurer. (07-658)


A.      Receive presentation from participants of Student Town Hall and comments from Community Town Hall meetings as they relate to the General Plan Update process. (15 minute estimate) (07-659)

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 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.

VI.                 COUNTY DEPARTMENTS

A.      County Administrator

1.        Approve appointment of Mr. Tom Sherry as Assistant Director of Human and Mental Health Services for Sutter-Yuba Mental Health effective December 15, 2007. (Ten minute estimate) (07-660)

B.       Community Development and Services

1.        Adopt resolution designating Ostrom Road at Virginia Road an all-way stop intersection. (Five minute estimate) (07-661)

2.        Adopt resolution authorizing closure of Alleghany Road Bridge (Bridge No. 16C-017) at Oregon Creek until replaced or repaired. (Five minute estimate) (07-662)

3.        Receive status report regarding General Plan Update (2030) and provide direction to staff for continued processing of major projects. (Fifteen minute estimate) (07-663)

VII.               ORDINANCES AND PUBLIC HEARINGS: If you challenge in court the action or decision of the Yuba County Board of Supervisors regarding a zoning, planning, land use or environmental protection matter made at any public hearing described in this notice, you may be limited to raising only those issues you or someone else raised at such public hearing, or in written correspondence delivered to the Yuba County Board of Supervisors at, or prior to, such public hearing.

A.      Ordinance - Hold public hearing, waive reading, and adopt ordinance repealing and reenacting Chapter 10.05 of the Yuba County Ordinance Code relating to Standards of Building Construction. (Second reading) (Public Works and Land Use Committee Recommends Approval) (Continued from December 4, 2007) (07-644)

B.       Public Hearing - Hold public hearing and adopt findings of facts, conclusions of law and orders authorizing assessment of administrative and abatement costs and penalties, and recording of lien located at 6223 Mapes Way, Marysville, (Lantsberger, Richard C.). (07-664)


A.      Consider request from Barbara Coney and Nicolas Walker for waiver/reduction regarding Lot Line Adjustment (LLA) 2006-0042 and take action as appropriate. (Ten minute estimate) (07-665)

IX.                CORRESPONDENCE - (07-666)

X.                  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.

XI.                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(a) - LWP Claims vs. County of Yuba

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

ADDENDUM TO AGENDA  - Add  the following to Closed Session

C.       Pending litigation pursuant to Government Code §54956.9(a) - Ali vs. County of Yuba

XIII.            ADJOURN




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

A.      Consider resolution authorizing implementation of the Yuba County Library California Room Policy - Library (Ten minute estimate) (07-667)

B.       Consider resolution authorizing Health and Human Services to enter into agreement with First 5 Yuba for grant funds - Health and Human Services (Five minute estimate) (07-668)

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

A.      Consider ordinance amending Chapter 11.40 relating to reimbursement agreements and requirements for supplemental improvements beyond that necessary to serve development project - Community Development and Services/Public Works (Five minute estimate) (07-669)

                                Public Facilities Committee - (Supervisors Griego and Logue - Alternate Supervisor Stocker)

A.      Consider declaring County real property as surplus, expenses for appraisal, and sale of said property identified as Assessor's Parcel No. 020-030-038, Tract 12 Avondale Way - Administrative Services (Ten minute estimate) (07-670)

12/11/07                               Wheatland City/County Liaison Committee - CANCELLED

5:00 P.M.              Wheatland Community Center

Conference Room

101 C Street

Wheatland, California

12/12/07                               Linda Liaison Committee - CANCELLED

3:00 P.M.              Linda Fire Protection District

1286 Scales Avenue

Marysville, California


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.