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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.

September 24, 2013

8:30 A.M.              YUBA COUNTY WATER AGENCY


Agenda and Background

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 minutes of the regular meeting of September 10, 2013. (384-13)

B.      Community Development and Services

1.       Approve Amendment No. 1 with Parsons Brinckerhoff, Inc. for North Beale Road Complete Streets Design; authorize the Chair to execute agreement and Closure Statement, upon completion and acceptance of construction following review and approval of Counsel. (385-13)

2.       Approve Cooperative Agreement with Caltrans for construction of Feather River Boulevard Interchange at State Route 70 and authorize the Chair to execute. (386-13)

C.      Human Resources and Organizational Services

1.       Adopt resolution adopting the departmental position allocation schedule in its entirety as it relates to Fiscal Year 2013-2014 budget effective July 1, 2013. (387-13)

2.       Adopt resolution amending Article 5, Section 2 of the Yuba County Merit Resolution No. 2002-21, as it relates to recruitments. (388-13)

D.      Sutter-Yuba Mental Health Services

1.       Appoint Tom Sherry as Mental Health Director and Drug and Alcohol Administrator for Sutter-Yuba Mental Health Services. (389-13)

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.      Community Development and Services

1.       Receive public comment on the Draft 2013-2021 Housing Element Plan; provide staff direction, and direct staff to submit the Draft Housing Element to the California Department of Housing and Community Development. (Twenty minute estimate) (390-13)

B.      County Administrator

1.       Adopt joint resolution and amended Master Tax Sharing agreement with the City of Wheatland and authorize the Chair to execute same. (Four-fifths vote required) (Fifteen minute estimate) (391-13)

C.      County Counsel

1.       Adopt resolution authorizing acceptance of grant of easement from the United States Air Force for crossings of rail spur along South Beale Road and authorize the Chair to execute acceptance and other documents as may be necessary. (Five minute estimate) (392-13)

D.      Sutter-Yuba Mental Health Services

1.       Approve Mental Health Services Act Innovation Work Plans. (Five minute estimate) (393-13)

VI.                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.

VII.             CLOSED SESSION: Any person desiring to comment on any matter scheduled for this closed session may address the Board at this time.

A.      Pending litigation pursuant to Government Code §54956.9(d)(2) - Victor Community Support Services Inc. vs. Sutter Yuba Mental Health et al

B.      Personnel pursuant to Government Code §545957 - Public Employee Appointment - Chief Information Officer

VIII.           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.








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.