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.

August 14, 2012


8:30 A.M.              YUBA COUNTY WATER AGENCY


2:00 P.M.              HUMAN SERVICES COMMITTEE - (Supervisors Vasquez and Griego - Alternate Supervisor Stocker)

Marysville Conference Room

915 8th Street, Marysville California

A.      Consider agreement with Yuba College District for learning disability testing, assessment services and counseling for CalWORKS - Health and Human Services (Ten minute estimate) (300-12)

B.      Consider entering into agreement with the State for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Education Grant - Health and Human Services (Ten minute estimate) (301-12)


Alcouffe Community Center

9185 Marysville Road

Oregon House California 95962

                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.       Reappoint Ruth Mikkelsen to the Browns Valley Cemetery District for a term to expire August 14, 2016. (302-12)

B.      Community Development and Services

1.       Award contract to R & R Horn Contractors, Inc., apparent low bidder, for the Woodruff Lane HES Project and authorize the Chair to execute same upon review and approval of County Counsel. (303-12)

2.       Approve Plan, Specifications, and Estimate for North Beal Road Median Safety Project, authorize the Chair to execute same, and authorize advertisement of bids with a tentative bid opening of September 12, 2012 pending approval of Caltrans. (304-12)

C.      Human Resources and Organizational Services

1.       Adopt resolution amending classification system basic salary/hourly schedule in its entirety effective August 1, 2012. (305-12)

D.      Sheriff-Coroner

1.       Authorize Budget Transfer in the amount of $27,240 from various accounts to Account No. 108-2900-423-6201 (Jail Fixed Assets) for purchase of communication equipment, education material, and printers for the jail.  (Law and Justice Committee recommends approval) (306-12)


A.      Receive information from Yuba County Water Agency regarding operations and programs. (No background material) (Fifteen minute estimate) (307-12)

B.      Introduce Dr. Jeremy James, University of California (UC) Agriculture and Natural Resources Cooperative Extension Specialist and Director of UC Sierra Foothill Research and Extension Center. (Ten minute estimate) (308-12)

C.      Present proclamation honoring Alcouffe Community Center founders. (Five minute estimate) (309-12)

D.      Present proclamation honoring Yuba County Fire Safe Council. (Five minute estimate) (310-12)

E.       Present proclamation honoring Oregon Peak Look-out volunteers. (Five minute estimate) (311-12)

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.

VI.                CORRESPONDENCE - 312-12

A.      Letter from California Wildlife Conservation Board regarding consideration of Yuba Highlands Conservation Easement August 30, 2012.

B.      Local Agency Biennial Notice advising no amendment is required to the conflict of interest code for River Highlands Community Service District.

VII.             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.

VIII.           ADJOURN





08/14/2012 - 5:00 P.M.     Wheatland City/County Liaison Committee - CANCELLED

Wheatland City Hall

111 C Street

Wheatland, California


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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.