Meetings are located at:

Yuba County Government Center

Board Chambers, 915 Eighth Street

Marysville, California


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.

June 7, 2011





6:00 P.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.      Auditor-Controller

1.       Receive Treasurer's statement of assets for quarter ending March 31, 2011. (227-11)

B.      Board of Supervisors

1.       Adopt resolution proclaiming June 23 as International Olympic Day. (218-11)

C.      Clerk of the Board of Supervisors

1.       Approve the minutes from the regular meetings of May 10 and 17, 2011. (219-11)

2.       Appoint Elden Fowler to the Area 4 Agency on Aging Advisory Commission for a term ending June 30, 2013. (220-11)

3.       Appoint Elden Fowler to the Brownsville Cemetery District for a term ending June 7, 2015. (221-11)

4.       Reappoint William Appleby as the Bicycle Representative to the Yuba County Trails Commission for a term ending June 7, 2013. (222-11)

D.      Community Development and Services

1.       Accept Alcouffe Community Park project as complete and release the performance bond for the project, contract number 2010-5064C. (223-11)

E.       Sheriff-Coroner

1.       Approve agreement with Yuba County Water Agency for law enforcement services and authorize Chairman to execute same. (228-11)

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 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.

V.                  COUNTY DEPARTMENTS

A.      Board of Supervisors

1.       Cast ballots for Olivehurst Public Utility District Levy of Fire Suppression Assessment. (224-11)

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.      Public Hearing - Hold public hearing and adopt resolution certifying Environmental Impact Report, approving a mitigation monitoring plan, adopting California Environmental Quality Act findings, adopting statement of overriding considerations, and adopting the Yuba County 2030 General Plan. (30 minute estimate) (225-11)

VII.             CORRESPONDENCE - (226-11)

A.      Memorandum from Planning Director Wendy Hartman relating to Sacramento Area Council of Governments sustainable communities regional planning grant memorandum of understanding.

B.      Certificate of Appreciation from California Citizens Redistricting Commission.

C.      Letter from Veterans' Day Parade 2011 Committee requesting financial assistance to City of Marysville to defray costs.  Referred to proposed budget hearing.

D.      Five notices from the State of California Fish and Game Commission relating to upland game hunting, waterfowl hunting, the American pika, Alameda Creek, and facilities inspection.

E.       Memorandum from National Association of Counties regarding voting credentials for the 2011 Annual Conference.

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(a) - Labor Negotiations - DDA/DSA/MSA/YCEA/Unrepresented and County of Yuba

X.                  ADJOURN





5:15 P.M.              Land Use and Public Works Committee - (Supervisors Abe and Stocker - Alternate Supervisor Nicoletti)

A.      Consider adding Chapter 8.77 to the Yuba County Ordinance Code relating to the Star Bend Boat Launch and day use area - Community Development and Services (Five minute estimate) (229-11)

B.      Consider establishing a policy on Public Works participation in the proposed Lower Yuba River Access Coalition - Community Development and Services (Five minute estimate) (230-11)

                                Human Services Committee - (Supervisors Stocker and Vasquez - Alternate Supervisor Abe)

A.      Consider budget transfer in the amount of $50,000 from Account No. 106-0000-361-4707 (Health Grants) to Account No. 106-4700-441-2811 for higher than anticipated Children's Services program treatment cost expenditures for Fiscal Year 2010/2011 - Health and Human Services (Five minute estimate) (233-11)

B.      Consider budget transfer in the amount of $6,750 for purchase of five high capacity water pumps - Health and Human Services (Five minute estimate) (234-11)

                                Law and Justice Committee - (Supervisors Nicoletti and Vasquez - Alternate Supervisor Stocker)

A.      Consider contract with Yuba Sutter Legal Center for Small Claims Litigant Assistance - County Administrator (Five minute estimate) (231-11)

B.      Consider amendment to the Public Defender Services Contract with Benjamin Wirtschafter - County Administrator (Five minute estimate) (232-11)

06/08/2011 - 5:30 P.M.     Linda Liaison Committee

5730 Packard Avenue, Yuba Room

Marysville, California

06/10/2011 - 11:00 A.M.   Olivehurst Public Utility District/County Liaison Committee

OPUD Board Room

1970 9th Avenue

Olivehurst, California 95961


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.