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.

January 14, 2014


8:30 A.M.              YUBA COUNTY WATER AGENCY

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 Vasquez

II.                  ROLL CALL - Supervisors Vasquez, Nicoletti, Griego, Abe, Stocker

III.               2013 CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD STATEMENT - Chairman Andy Vasquez

IV.                ELECTION OF 2014 OFFICERS  (Conducted by the Clerk of the Board)

A.      Chairman of the Board of Supervisors

B.      Vice Chairman of the Board of Supervisors

V.                  CONSENT AGENDA: All matters listed under the Consent Agenda are considered to be routine and can be enacted in one motion.

A.      Administrative Services

1.       (001-14) Approve Amendment No. 1 to the memorandum of understanding with Yuba County Water Agency extending information technology services for three months and authorize Chair to execute.

B.      Board of Supervisors

1.       (002-14) Appoint Deputy Counsel John Whidden as the Board Chairman designee to the Law Library Board of Trustees. (No background material)

C.      Clerk of the Board of Supervisors

1.       (493-13) Appoint Terry Oakes to the Yuba County Fish and Game Advisory Commission as an at-large representative for a term to end October 5, 2014. (Continued from December 17, 2013)

2.       (003-14) Approve minutes of the meetings of December 10 and 17, 2013.

D.      Community Development and Services

1.       (004-14) Approve amendment to agreement with Mark Thomas and Company for civil engineering design of New York House Road over Dry Creek Bridge Replacement Project and authorize Chair to execute.

2.       (005-14) Adopt resolution authorizing submission of the State Community Services Block Grant Contract No. 14F-3053 and authorizing the Chair or Execute Director to execute grant and amendments; further authorizing Executive Director to execute subsequent required fiscal and programmatic reports.

E.       Emergency Services

1.       (006-14) Approve out of state travel for emergency operations center management staff for 3-day trainings in Emmitsburg, Maryland during March 2014.


A.      (007-14) Present proclamation to First 5 Yuba Commission proclaiming 2014 as the Year of the Child. (Five minute estimate)

B.      (008-14) Receive information from Yuba-Sutter Area 211 Call Center Steering Committee. (Ten minute estimate)

VII.             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.      Board of Supervisors

1.       (009-14) Appoint Board member and alternate to Regional Council of Rural Counties and CHF Board of Directors for 2014. (Five minute estimate)

B.      Health and Human Services

1.       (010-14) Adopt resolution approving Welfare and Institutions Code §17600.50(a) approach determining payments to Family Support Services subaccount, and approving and ratifying the action of County Medical Services Program Resolution 2013-1. (Ten minute estimate)

IX.                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.      (011-14) Public hearing - Hold public hearing, and adopt resolution adopting initial study mitigated negative declaration and the 2013-2021 Housing Element of the Yuba County General Plan - GPA2013-0001. (Community Development and Services) (Twenty minute estimate)

X.                  CORRESPONDENCE

A.      (012-14) Notice from State Department of Fish and Wildlife regarding recommendations for the 2014-15 deer hunts.  (Copy provided to Fish and Game Advisory Commission)

B.      (013-14) Three notices from Auditor-Controller enclosing independent audit and financial records for Wheatland Cemetery District, Yuba Community College District, and  Linda County Water District for year ending June 30, 2013,

C.      (014-14) Letter from California Sudden Infant Death Syndrome Advisory Council commending Sheriff Durfor for outstanding community service.  (Copies provided to Human Resources and Sheriff Durfor)

D.      (015-14) Letter from United States Department of Agriculture regarding Pacific Gas and Electric Company's Herbicide Vegetation Management Program environmental assessment, preferred alternative, and comment period.

E.       (016-14) Letter from Olivehurst Public Utility District regarding Annexation Number Five to Community Facilities District No. 2005-2.

F.       (017-14) Notice from Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board regarding amendments to the Water Quality Control Plan for Tulare Lake Basin.

G.      (018-14) Three notices from State of California Fish and Game Commission regarding Notice of Findings relating to Townsends' big-eared bat, America pika and Northern spotted owl. (Copies provided to Fish and Game Advisory Commission)

XI.                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(e) 3- One claim Chellis-Rai

XII.             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.

XIII.           ADJOURN

11:00 A.M.           Public Facilities Committee - (Supervisors Griego and Vasquez - Alternate Supervisor Nicoletti)

A.      (019-14) Consider ordinance repealing and reenacting Chapter 7.15.040 relating to smoking in and within 50 feet of any main exit, entrance or operable window of any County owned or leased building - Administrative Services (Ten minute estimate)

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

Wheatland City Hall

111 C Street

Wheatland, California

01/15/14 - 5:00 P.M.]         Linda Liaison Committee - CANCELLED

Linda Fire Protection District

1286 Scales Avenue

Marysville, California



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.