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Yuba County Government Center

Board Chambers, 915 Eighth Street

Marysville, California




Agenda materials are available at the Yuba County Government Center, 915 8th 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.

January 17, 2012


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 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.       Appoint Deputy Counsel John Whidden as the Board Chairman's designee to the Law Library Board of Trustees. (No background material) (017-12)

B.      Clerk of the Board of Supervisors

1.       Approve minutes of the meeting of January 3, 2012. (030-12)

C.      Community Development and Services

1.       Accept Traffic Signal project at Hammonton-Smartsville Road and Simpson Lane as complete and authorize the Director of Public Works to sign notice of completion. (018-12)

D.      Health and Human Services

1.       Adopt resolution authorizing agreement with California Department of Public Health for Immunization Project Subvention Funds and acceptance of funds. (Human Services Committee recommends approval) (019-12)

2.       Approve California Department of Veteran Affairs Subvention and Medi-Cal Certificate of Compliance for FY 2011/2012. (Human Services Committee recommends approval) (020-12)

3.       Approve request for proposals for registered dietician for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Education. (Human Services Committee recommends approval) (021-12)

4.       Approve request for proposals for two peer educators for th Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Education. (Human Services Committee recommends approval) (022-12)

E.       Sheriff-Coroner

1.       Adopt a resolution authorizing the Sheriff to execute the agreement with California Highway Patrol for utility sharing at the Brownsville Substation. (023-12)


A.      Receive presentation on Fish and Game Advisory Commission activities. (Ten minute estimate) (024-12)

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.      Community Development and Services

1.       Approve revised planning agreement for the Yuba-Sutter Natural Communities Conservation Plan/Habitat Conservation Plan and authorize the Chair to execute same. (Ten minute estimate) (025-12)

B.      County Administrator

1.       Approve use of  previously designated capital project funds from Fund 229 Tobacco Securitization in an amount not to exceed $210,000 for the new Sheriff's facility project costs. (Ten minute estimate) (026-12)

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.      Public Hearing - hold public hearing and adopt resolution modifying the number of either-sex deer tags as proposed by the State Department of Fish and Game for the  2012-2013 Either-Sex Deer Hunts. (Ten minute estimate) (027-12)

VIII.           CORRESPONDENCE - (028-12)

A.      Two notices from California Fish and Game Commission of proposed regulatory action relating to ocean salmon sport fishing and allowable catch and trip limits.  (Copy provided to Yuba County Fish and Game Commission)

B.      Letter from Auditor-Controller enclosing disc of independent audit of financial records for Yuba County Water Agency fiscal years ending June 30, 2010 and 2011.

C.      Notice of public comment period and findings from California Board of Forestry and Fire Protection related to emergency rules to implement State Responsibility Area Fees.

D.      Notice from United States Department of Agriculture Plumas National Forest schedule of proposed action through March 31, 2012.

E.       Letter from Federal Emergency Management Agency regarding a Letter of Map Revision of determinations affecting the Flood Insurance Rate Map and Flood Insurance Study for various drainage in Yuba County.

F.       Letter from Mountain Counties Water Resources Association regarding presentation and membership.

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.

X.                  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) - Three Claims

B.      Personnel pursuant to Government Code §54957 - Department Head Evaluation/Public Guardian (60 minute estimate)

XI.                ADJOURN




11:00 A.M.           Law and Justice Committee - (Supervisors Nicoletti and Vasquez - Alternate Supervisor Stocker)

A.      Consider amending hours the Animal Care Services Shelter is open to the public to proposed hours of 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. - Sheriff-Coroner (Five minute estimate) (029-12)


In compliance with the Americans 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.