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, 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.

May 15, 2012


9:00 A.M.              HUMAN SERVICES COMMITTEE - (Supervisors Vasquez and Griego - Alternate Supervisor Stocker)

A.      Consider resolution to authorize the Director of Health and Human Services to execute counseling and therapeutic service agreements for Child Welfare Services - Health and Human Services (Ten minute estimate) (191-12)

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 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.      Clerk of the Board of Supervisors

1.       Approve the minutes of the regular meeting of April 24 and May 1, 2012. (179-12)

B.      Community Development and Services

1.       Approve agreement with Water Pollution Control Services, Inc. for operation of the Gold Village wastewater treatment plant and authorize the Chair to execute same. (Land Use and Public Works Committee recommends approval) (180-12)

2.       Award contract to Knife River Construction, the apparent low bidder, for North Beale Road shoulder improvements and overlay project and authorize the Chair to execute same upon review and approval of County Counsel. (181-12)

3.       Authorize Budget Transfer in the total amount of $264,686 from Account No. 102-000-312-08-00 (Sales Tax Transportation) to various line items to allocate  unanticipated Local Transportation fund revenue. (182-12)


A.      Present proclamation supporting the Greenprint Initiative where each day is Arbor Day. (Five minute estimate) (183-12)

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.      Administrative Services

1.       Approve contract with United Landscape Resource, Inc doing business as Botanica Landscapes for landscaping services and authorize the Chair to execute same. (Ten minute estimate) (184-12)

B.      Board of Supervisors

1.       Appoint one individual to the Wheatland Cemetery District for a term to end April 13, 2014.  (Five minute estimate) (185-12)

C.      Community Development and Services

1.       Receive presentation on draft update to South Yuba Drainage Master Plan. (Twenty minute estimate) (186-12)

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 and such public comments will be limited to three minutes per individual or group.

A.      Ordinance - Hold public hearing, waive reading, and introduce ordinance amending Chapter 13.80 addressing deferral and waiver of certain impact fees, as it relates to building permits. (First reading) (Land Use and Public Works Committee recommends approval) (Ten minute estimate) (187-12)

B.      Public Hearing - Hold public hearing and adopt resolution confirming the diagram and assessments within Gledhill Landscaping and Lighting District for Fiscal Year 2012/2013. (Five minute estimate) (188-12)

C.      Public Hearing - Hold public hearing and adopt resolution determining and imposing assessments within Linda Street Lighting Maintenance District for Fiscal Year 2012/2013. (Five minute estimate) (189-12)

VIII.           CORRESPONDENCE - (190-12)

A.      Letter from Area 4 Agency on Aging enclosing annual single audit report for Fiscal Year ending June 30, 2011

B.      Letter from Lake Francis Grange #745 supporting a natural resource preservation initiative.

C.      Notice from the State of California Fish and Game Commission regarding regulatory action relating to waterfowl hunting. (Copy provided to Yuba County Fish and Game Advisory Commission)

D.      Notice from the California Wildlife Conservation Board advising of intent to consider land acquisition for Daughtery Hill Wildlife Area of 679 acres located in Yuba County  on May 31, 2012.

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.      Conference with Real Property Negotiator pursuant to Government Code §54956.8 - Property: APN 022-010-012/Steele Negotiating Parties:Paragon Partners/Michael Lee Negotiation: Terms of Payment

B.      Pending litigation pursuant to Government Code §54956.9(a) - Bradley Meraz vs. County of Yuba

C.      Potential litigation pursuant to Government Code §54956.9(b)  - One Case

XI.                ADJOURN


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 two full business days 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.