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


June 17, 2008




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 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.      Board of Supervisors

1.       Adopt resolution authorizing County Clerk to provide election services for Loma Rica/Browns Valley Community Services District. (08-329)

B.      Community Development and Services

1.       Approve reimbursement agreements with Woodside Montrose, Inc. and JMC for improvements constructed beyond necessary to serve Orchard Project and authorize Chairman to execute same. (08-330)

C.      County Administrator

1.       Approve agreement with Yuba Sutter Legal Center for small claims litigant assistance and authorize the Chairman to execute same. (08-331)

D.      District Attorney

1.       Authorize Budget Transfer in the amount of $6,500 from Account No. 108-2500-421-0101 (Salaries) to Account No. 108-2500-421-0101 (Office Expense) for $3,500 and 108-2500-421-2900 (Travel) for $3,000 to cover year-end shortfall. (08-332)

E.       Health and Human Services

1.       Adopt resolution authorizing Standard Agreement (#08-085141) with the State Department of Health Care Services for participation in the Medi-Cal Administrative Activities program for the term of July 1, 2008 through June 30, 2011 and authorizing the Chairman to execute documents as required by the agreement and to accept funds. (Human Services Committee recommends approval) (08-333)

F.       Probation

1.       Authorize Budget Transfer in the amount of $10,000 from Account No. 101-0000-361-5603 (Title IVE) to Account No. 101-3100-423-2800 (Probation Special) to allocate  funds for Child Welfare Outcome Improvement Project made available from the State of California. (08-334)

G.      Sheriff-Coroner

1.       Approve the agreement with San Diego University Research Foundation for Year 2 of the project entitled "Enforcing Underage Drinking Laws in Marysville/Beale", authorize the Chairman to execute same and authorize the appropriation of grant funds for the EUDL Grant in the amount of $61,000. (08-335)

2.       Authorize Budget Transfers in the total amount of $351,498 for the reprogramming of various Sheriff's Department funds to cover current and projected shortages for budget year 2008/2009. (08-336)

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.      County Administrator

1.       Adopt Proposed Budget for Fiscal Year 2008/2009 and direct that be County's Interim Spending Plan until final budget is approved;

        a)            Set date of August 12, 2008, for Final Budget Hearings commencing at 1:30 p.m.;

        b)            Director County Administrative Officer to withhold authorization of expenditures for supplemental                         requests recommended in Proposed Fiscal Year 2008/2009 Budget until final budget is adopted; and

        c)             Direct County Administrative Officer to implement a "soft" hiring freeze for all County Departments.                         (Fifteen minute estimate) (08-337)

2.       Authorize Chairman to sign letters opposing Senate Bill 1500 and 1617, and Assembly Bill 2447 regarding fire protection in State responsibility area. (Land Use and Public Works Committee recommended approval.) (Five minute estimate) (08-338)

3.       Consider authorizing expenditure in the amount of $5,000 for Marysville Peach Festival from Account No. 101-0101-411-23-32 (Tourism Promotion) and take action as appropriate. (Five minute estimate) (08-339)

4.       Direct staff to prepare documents for participation in Joint Powers Authority between County of Yuba and Yuba County Water Agency for issuance of Joint Permanent Financing with each entity severally liable for its share of debt to fund $46.6 million of local match required for the Feather River Levee Setback Project and take action as appropriate.  (Twenty minute estimate) (08-340)

B.      Administrative Services

1.       Receive presentation on programs provided by Aircon Energy. (Ten minute estimate) (08-341)

VI.                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 an ordinance amending Chapter 7.35 of the Yuba County Ordinance Code regarding abandoned, wrecked, dismantled or inoperative vehicles. (Second Reading) (Continued from June 10, 2008) (Five minute estimate) (08-320)

B.      Ordinance - Hold public hearing, waive reading and adopt an ordinance amending Chapter 7.36 of the Yuba County Ordinance Code related to summary abatements; and ordinance adding Section 7.36.311 related to maintenance of vacant property. (Second Reading) (Continued from June 10, 2008) (Five minute estimate) (08-321)

VII.             CORRESPONDENCE (08-342)

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.                ADJOURN






9:00 A.M.              Finance and Administration Committee - (Supervisors Logue and Nicoletti - Alternate Supervisor Griego)

A.      Consider Regional Waste Management Authority grant application for the Used Oil Recycling Block Grant Thirteenth Cycle Application for Fiscal Year 2008/2009 - County Administrator (Five minute estimate) (08-343)

B.      Consider a Budget Transfer in the amount of $21,785 from the General Fund Contingency to Account No. 101-0101-411-23-10 (Tax Consultant) to cover costs associated with sales tax audit services - County Administrator (Ten minute estimate) (08-344)

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

A.      Consider request to vacate portions of First Avenue, Second Avenue, and Third Avenue within Magnolia Park Track, Subdivision No. 1 - Community Development and Services/Public Works (Five minute estimate) (08-345)


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.