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 is available for public inspection at Suite 109 of the Government Center during normal business hours.

April 28, 2009


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 Vasquez

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.      Board of Supervisors

1.       Adopt resolution supporting historical recognition of Arboga Assembly Center and placement of state historical landmark. (09-195)

2.       Cancel regular Board of Supervisors meeting of July 21, 2009. (No background material) (09-196)

B.      Clerk of the Board of Supervisors

1.       Approve the minutes of the regular meeting of April 14, 2009.

C.      Community Development and Services

1.       Adopt resolution authorizing the Yuba County Housing and Community Services Manager to sign a letter of consent thereby notifying the California Debt Limit Allocation Committee (CDSAC) that Yuba County is assigning their fair share allocation to the homebuyers Fund (CHF) for the inclusion into their single family bond pool. (09-197)

D.      County Counsel

1.       Approve appointment of Deputy County Counsel II at index rate of 1.1580 (3 step). (09-208)

E.       County Administrator

1.       Authorize Chairman to sign a letter opposing Assembly Bill 1139 regarding amending Revenue and Taxation Code with provisions that impact the progress of Enterprise Zones.  (09-207)

F.       Personnel/Risk Management

1.       Adopt resolution adopting Federal Fair Labor Standards Act exempt employee's policy. (Finance and Administration Committee recommends approval) (09-198)



G.      Sheriff-Coroner

1.       Approve agreement with U.S. Department of Justice, Drug Enforcement Administration's to provide law enforcement services relating to the eradication and suppression of illicit marijuana, and authorize Chairman to execute same. (09-199)


A.      Present County employee service awards. (Fifteen minute estimate) (09-200)

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 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.


A.      Probation

1.       Adopt resolution proclaiming April 16 - May 2, 2009, National Crime Victims' Rights week in celebration of service to victims of crime and commending Yuba Probation Program and Victim Services Department for providing exemplary service to victims of crime. (Fifteen minute estimate) (09-201)

B.      Community Development and Services

1.       Consider draft comments on Transmission Agency of Northern California Transmission Project, provide direction, and take action as appropriate. (09-206)

C.      Health and Human Services

1.       Receive update on joint report issued by the California Welfare Directors Association and California State Association of Counties. (No background material/No action required) (09-202)

VII.             CORRESPONDENCE - (09-203)

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.      Personnel pursuant to Government Code §54957 - Labor Negotiations - DDA/MSA/YCEA and County of Yuba

B.      Threatened litigation pursuant to Government Code §54956.9(b) - One Claim/Alma L. Turner

C.      Pending litigation pursuant to Government Code §54956.9(a) - People of the State of California et al and County of Yuba vs. Hoang

X.                  ADJOURN



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

A.      Consider Memorandum of Understanding with Beale Air Force Base designating responsibilities in distribution of Strategic National Stockpile (SNS) - Health and Human Services (10 minute estimate) (09-204)

B.      Consider resolution approving agreement with BC Live and Health Insurance Company  for participation in the County Medical Services Program (CMSP) and authoring the Director of Health and Human Services to execute any documents as required by the agreement - Human Services Committee (Ten minute estimate) (09-205)

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.