All meetings are located at:

Yuba County Government Center

915 Eighth Street, Board Chambers

Marysville, California

      unless otherwise indicated


Agenda materials are available at the Yuba County Government Center, 915 8th Street, the County Library, 303 Second 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 are available for public inspection at Suite 109 of the Government Center during normal business hours.

September 23, 2008


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 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.      Clerk of the Board of Supervisors

1.       Approve minutes of the regular meeting of September 9 and  workshop of September 10, 2008.

B.      Personnel/Risk Management

1.       Appoint and/or reaffirm appointment of Martha K. Wilson and Randy Margo as Board members for California State Association of Counties Excess Insurance Authority (CSAC-EIA). (08-513)


C.      Health and Human Services

1.       Accept $5000 donation from Fremont-Rideout Health Group; authorize Budget Transfer in the amount of $5000 to Account No. 100-0000-371-96-01 (Donations) and Account No. 100-5200-451-23-03 (Extraneous);and approve expenditure of funds for congregate bi-county senior meals. (08-523)

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.      Administrative Services

1.       Approve Amendment No. 1 to agreement with GEO-Jobe GIS Consulting for Early Warning System maintenance and authorize Chairman to execute same. (Public Facilities Committee recommends approval) (Ten minute estimate) (08-514)

2.       Adopt resolution approving the use of technologies such as online auctions through an auction service or internal coordination of same through eBay or any other method of disposing of surplus property that will return the highest value to the county in the judgment of the County Purchasing Agent. (Five minute estimate) (08-515)

B.      Board of Supervisors

1.       Provide staff direction on vision of agriculture to be included in the General Plan Update. (Fifteen minute estimate) (08-516)

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 introduce ordinance repealing and reenacting as amended Title X, Chapter 10.15 of the Yuba County Ordinance Code relating to firebreaks. (Land Use and Public Works Committee recommends approval) (First Reading) (Fifteen minute estimate) (08-517)

B.      Ordinance - Hold public hearing, waive reading, and introduce ordinance amending Title VII of the Yuba County Ordinance Code by adding Chapter 7.45 relating to firebreak maintenance. (First Reading) (Fifteen minute estimate) (08-518)


C.      Public Hearing - Hold public hearing and adopt resolutions of necessity to acquire certain real property or interests in real property by eminent domain for the construction project located at State Route 20 and Kibee Road as it relates to the following:

APN 006-290-012 (Tull);

APN 006-290-047 (Tull);

APN 006-290-015 (Feceu);

APN 006-290-016 (Cote);

APN 006-290-051 (Simon);

APN 006-290-052 (Simon); 

APN 006-290-008 (Epperson);

APN 006-290-049 (Cameron);

APN 006-290-031(McCann); and

APN 006-100-078 (Magee) (Fifteen minute estimate) (08-519) Continued to October 21, 2008.


A.      Consider request for reduction in road closure fee from Buchanan Enterprises Inc. related to Powerline Road and take action as appropriate. (Fifteen minute estimate) (08-520)


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

XII.             ADJOURN




11:30 A.M.           Land Use and Public Works Committee - (Supervisors Logue and Stocker - Alternate Supervisor Nicoletti)

A.         Consider ordinance repealing and re-enacting as amended Chapter 11.25 of Title XI of the Yuba County Ordinance Code relating to Grading, Drainage and Erosion Control - Community Development and Services (Ten minute estimate) (08-521)


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.