SUMMARY OF PROCEEDINGS



BOARD OF SUPERVISORS - COUNTY OF KERN



1115 Truxtun Avenue

Bakersfield, California



Regular Meeting

Tuesday, January 13, 1998



10:00 A.M.



BOARD RECONVENED

Supervisors: McQuiston, Perez, Patrick, Peterson, Parra

ROLL CALL: All Present



SALUTE TO FLAG - Led by Supervisor Patrick



NOTE: Mc, Pz, Pa, Pe, Pr are abbreviations for Supervisors McQuiston, Perez, Patrick, Peterson, and Parra, respectively. For example, Pa-Pe denotes Supervisor Patrick made the motion and Supervisor Peterson seconded it. The abbreviation (Ab) means absent, and (Abd) abstained.



CONSENT AGENDA/OPPORTUNITY FOR PUBLIC COMMENT: ALL ITEMS LISTED WITH AN ASTERISK (*) OR A NUMBER SIGN (#) WERE CONSIDERED TO BE ROUTINE AND APPROVED BY ONE MOTION.



BOARD ACTION SHOWN IN CAPS OR UNDERLINED

CHAIRMAN'S STATE OF COUNTY ADDRESS
Pz-Mc

All Ayes

1) Request from Pete H. Parra, Chairman, Board of Supervisors to deliver the annual State of the County message - RECEIVED AND FILED
RESOLUTIONS/PROCLAMATIONS
Pz-Pa

All Ayes

2) Proclamation proclaiming the week of January 12-16, 1998 as "Eligibility Technician Recognition Week" in Kern County - PROCLAIMED; MADE PRESENTATION TO DON DUDLEY, DIRECTOR OF HUMAN SERVICES DEPARTMENT AND JUDY HECHT, PRESIDENT OF THE KERN COUNTY CHAPTER OF THE NATIONAL ELIGIBILITY WORKERS ASSOCIATION; JUDY HECHT HEARD
PUBLIC REQUESTS
Pz-Mc

All Ayes

3) Request from Kern County Network for Children to address the Board and present the publication: "Recipes for Community Success: A Guide for Improving the Condition of Children and Families in Your Community" - STEVE SANDERS, PRESIDENT OF THE KERN COUNTY NETWORK FOR CHILDREN, HEARD; RECEIVED AND FILED
APPOINTMENTS/RESIGNATIONS
Pe-Pz

All Ayes

*4) Resignation of Tina Antonell from the Kern County Commission on Child Care, term to expire at the pleasure of the Board - ACCEPTED RESIGNATION; DIRECTED CLERK OF THE BOARD TO POST VACANCY NOTICE



Pe-Pz

All Ayes

*5) Resignation of Jean Misemer from the North Bakersfield Recreation and Park District, term to expire at the pleasure of the Board - ACCEPTED RESIGNATION; DIRECTED CLERK OF THE BOARD TO POST VACANCY NOTICE





PUBLIC PRESENTATIONS




6)


This portion of the meeting is reserved for persons to address the Board on any matter not on this agenda but under the jurisdiction of the Board. Board members may respond briefly to statements made or questions posed. They may ask a question for clarification, make a referral to staff for factual information or request staff to report back to the Board at a later meeting. Also, the Board may take action to direct the staff to place a matter of business on a future agenda. SPEAKERS ARE LIMITED TO TWO MINUTES. PLEASE STATE YOUR NAME BEFORE MAKING YOUR PRESENTATION. THANK YOU! - KATHRYN LOMELY, KERN COUNTY MENTAL HEALTH, FRIDAY NIGHT LIVE, INTRODUCED STERLING "SMOOTH" FORBES AND KELVIN "SPECIAL K" HILDRETH, FORMER MEMBERS OF THE HARLEM GLOBETROTTERS, SUPPORTING FRIDAY NIGHT LIVE; ADRIENNE BUCKLE, MENTAL HEALTH, AND JIM JENNINGS, SCHOOLS, HEARD


BOARD MEMBER ANNOUNCEMENTS OR REPORTS


7) On their own initiative, Board members may make an announcement or a report on their own activities. They may ask a question for clarification, make a referral to staff or take action to have staff place a matter of business on a future agenda (Gov. Code Sec. 54954.2[a]) - SUPERVISOR PATRICK EXPRESSED APPRECIATION TO THE SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT FOR THE CAD UPDATE, AGENDA ITEM #27


DEPARTMENTAL REQUESTS


AGRICULTURAL COMMISSIONER



Pz-Pa

All Ayes



8)


Proposed Memorandum of Understanding between the State of California Department of Food and Agriculture and citrus growing counties (Fresno, Kern, Madera, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, Santa Clara, Tulare, and Ventura) for the uniform inspection of navel and valencia oranges (estimated revenue of $65,000 to Kern County) - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 031-98
ASSESSOR-RECORDER
Pe-Pz

All Ayes

*9) Proposed Licensing and Copy Agreement with Dolphin Safe Software (estimated revenue in the amount of $15,000 to Kern County) - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 032-98





*10)
BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

CHAIRMAN'S COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENTS



1) Air Pollution Control District - Peterson - McQuiston - Perez 2) Board of Directors of California - Peterson

State Association of Counties

3) Community Advisory Council - Dissolved

Southeast Incentive Area

4) Criminal Justice Cabinet - Chairman

5) Emergency Medical Care Advisory - Parra

Board

*Alternate - Perez

6) Endangered Species & - Peterson

Bio-Regional Work Group of the

San Joaquin Valley Supervisors

Association

7) Hazardous Waste Local Advisory - McQuiston

Committee - Parra

8) Intergovernmental Relations - Peterson

Committee - Parra

*Alternates - All Other Sup 9) Juvenile Justice Coordinating Council- Chairman 10) KC Economic Development Corporation - Chairman *Alternate - Vice-

Chairman

11) K.C. Economic Opportunity - Parra

Corporation

12) KernCOG - McQuiston

- Peterson

*Alternates - All Other Sup

13) Kern County Network for Children - Patrick

14) KMC Joint Conference Committee - Chairman

- Vice-

Chairman

*Alternates - All Other Sup 15) LAFCO - Peterson

- Perez

*Alternate - Patrick 16) Mental Health Services Board - Esther Torres

17) Parks & Recreation - McQuiston

*Alternate - Peterson

18) Region 5 Local Emergency Planning - Peterson

Comm.(Two Year Term/Fire Department)Perez(Alternate) 19) Retirement Board - Peterson

*Alternate - Perez

20) San Joaquin Valleywide Air - Patrick

Pollution Study Agency

*Alternate - Parra

21) San Joaquin Valley Unified Air - Patrick

Pollution District

*Alternate - Parra

22) San Joaquin Valley Railroad Task - Parra

Force

*Alternate - Peterson

23) So. California Water Committee - Perez

*Alternate - McQuiston



(CONTINUED ON PAGE 4)

(CONTINUED FROM PAGE 3)

24) Solid Waste Management Advisory Com. - McQuiston

- Patrick

*Alternate - Parra

25) Treasury Oversight Committee - Chairman

26) Water Resources Committee - McQuiston

- Patrick

27) Wildlife Resources Committee - McQuiston

*Alternate - Peterson

Pz-Pe

All Ayes

11) Request of Supervisor Perez for a Resolution supporting Assembly Bill 390 legislation known as the Joint Strike Fighter Jobs Bill - APPROVED; ADOPTED RESOLUTION 98-018; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN RELATED CORRESPONDENCE
KERN MEDICAL CENTER
Pe-Pz

All Ayes

*12) Relief of Accountability of Patients Accounts - DISCHARGED KERN MEDICAL CENTER FROM ACCOUNTABILITY OF 1856 ACCOUNTS TOTALING $488,733.87 AND ASSIGNED 1844 ACCOUNTS TOTALING $485,486.92 TO COLLECTION AGENCIES
Pe-Pz

All Ayes

*13) Proposed Hospital Healthcare Provider Agreement with United Healthcare - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 033-98
Pe-Pz

All Ayes

*14) Proposed Agreement for Professional Actuarial Services with Tillinghast, from January 6, 1998, through December 31, 1998, in an amount not to exceed $28,950 - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 034-98
Pe-Pz

All Ayes

*15) Request to approve reimbursement of expenses to Dr. Brian Goodell of The Hunter Group Management Services, Inc. to travel to Bakersfield, CA, on January 19 and 20, 1997, in an amount not to exceed $2,500 - APPROVED
LIBRARY
Pe-Pz

All Ayes

*16) Library Services and Construction Act (LSCA) Major Urban Resource Library Grant (MURL) and appropriation of unanticipated revenue - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED DIRECTOR OF LIBRARIES TO SIGN; APPROVED APPROPRIATION OF UNANTICIPATED REVENUE IN THE AMOUNT OF $5,574 TO APPROPRIATIONS FOR CONTINGENCIES; APPROVED BUDGET TRANSFER IN THE AMOUNT OF $5,574 FROM APPROPRIATIONS FOR CONTINGENCIES TO BUDGET UNIT 6210
MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES
Pe-Pz

All Ayes

*17) Submission of revised charge schedule for mental health services provided for Medi-Cal patients - APPROVED
Pe-Pz

All Ayes

*18) Proposed Amendment No. 1 ($4,800 for increased physician services and $134,400 redirected funds) to Agreement No. 463-97 with Anne Sippi Clinic, Inc. for FY 1997-2000 (three-year contract) for provision of full continuum of residential mental health, enhanced board and care, and increased clinical services for four additional residential clients in an amount not to exceed $4,027,850 - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 035-98
Pe-Pz

All Ayes

*19) Proposed Amendment No. 1 (extension of term for 90 days) to Agreement No. 495-97 with William M. Mercer, Inc. for FY 1997-98 for risk analysis and cost report review of Medi-Cal mental health services - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 036-98
Pe-Pz

All Ayes

*20) Proposed Amendment No. 4 ($28,700 redirected funds) to Agreement No. 371-96 with Sycamore Health Care, Inc. for FY 1996-99 (three-year contract) for provision of augmented board and care services for mentally ill clients in an amount not to exceed $1,956,193 - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 037-98
Pe-Pz

All Ayes

*21) Proposed Amendment No. 1 (hourly rate increase) to Agreement No. 459-97 with Shanti Keshava, M.D. for FY 1997-98 for provision of psychiatric services to mentally ill clients in an amount not to exceed $48,000 (no change) - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 038-98
Pe-Pz

All Ayes

*22) Proposed Agreement with Gary Farber, M.D. from January 1 to June 30, 1998 for provision of psychiatric services to mentally ill consumers in an amount not to exceed $66,300 - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 039-98
OFFICE ON AGING
Pe-Pz

All Ayes

*23) Proposed Agreement with Interim HealthCare, Assisted Care Division, Inc. from January 1, 1998 through June 30, 1998 in an amount not to exceed $5,000 for Homemaker Services; Funding: Federal Older Americans Act funds - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 040-98
Pe-Pz

All Ayes

*24) Proposed Agreement with Valley Caregiver Resource Center, Inc. from January 1, 1998 through June 30, 1998 in an amount not to exceed $5,000 for Homemaker Services; Funding: Federal Older Americans Act funds - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 041-98
PARKS AND RECREATION DEPARTMENT
Pe-Pz

All Ayes

*25) Proposed Amendment No. 1 to Golf Course Management Agreements to establish conditions for payments of minimum compensation for the first year of the Agreement into the Golf Course Enterprise Fund for each County golf course, No Fiscal Impact - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENTS 042-98, 043-98, AND 044-98
SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT
Pe-Pz

All Ayes

*26) Proposed acceptance of donation of a 1992 Ford Explorer to the Kern County Citizen Service Unit - ACCEPTED THE DONATION OF A 1992 FORD EXPLORER, CALIFORNIA LICENSE 3BGH689, VIN 1FMDU34X8NUD73569 TO THE KERN COUNTY SHERIFF'S CITIZEN SERVICE UNIT; ORDERED THE 1992 FORD EXPLORER, CALIFORNIA LICENSE 3BGH689, VIN 1FMDU34X8NUD73569 ADDED TO THE SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT INVENTORY; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN LETTER OF APPRECIATION TO BENZ SANITATION
Pe-Pz

All Ayes

*27) Report regarding progress of new Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD) System - RECEIVED AND FILED
CLOSED SESSIONS



COUNTY COUNSEL

Pe-Pa

All Ayes

28) Request for closed session regarding a lawsuit or proceeding formally initiated entitled Amado Hernandez v. Kern County, KCSC Case No. 233027 AEW (Government Code Section 54956.9(a)) -
Pe-Pa

All Ayes

29) Request for closed session to determine whether the County will initiate litigation (one (1) case) (Government Code Section 54956.9(c)) -
Pa-Pe RECONVENED FROM CLOSED SESSION; RECESSED TO 2:00 P.M.







Clerk of the Board







Chairman, Board of Supervisors



SUMMARY OF PROCEEDINGS



BOARD OF SUPERVISORS - COUNTY OF KERN



1115 Truxtun Avenue

Bakersfield, California



Regular Meeting

Tuesday, January 13, 1998



2:00 P.M



BOARD RECONVENED

Supervisors: McQuiston, Perez, Patrick, Peterson, Parra

ROLL CALL: All Present





NOTE: Mc, Pz, Pa, Pe, Pr are abbreviations for Supervisors McQuiston, Perez, Patrick, Peterson, and Parra, respectively. For example, Pa-Pe denotes Supervisor Patrick made the motion and Supervisor Peterson seconded it. The abbreviation (Ab) means absent, and (Abd) abstained.





CONSENT AGENDA/OPPORTUNITY FOR PUBLIC COMMENT: ALL ITEMS LISTED WITH AN ASTERISK (*) OR A NUMBER SIGN (#) ARE CONSIDERED TO BE ROUTINE AND APPROVED BY ONE MOTION.



BOARD ACTION SHOWN IN CAPS AFTER EACH ITEM



PUBLIC REQUEST
Pz-Mc

All Ayes

1) Request from Murray A. Powell, Jr. to address the Board concerning resurfacing of roadways in communities that have only one way in and out of those communities - MURRAY A. POWELL, JR. AND CRAIG POPE, ROADS COMMISSIONER, HEARD; RECEIVED AND FILED DOCUMENT



PUBLIC PRESENTATIONS


2)


This portion of the meeting is reserved for persons to address the Board on any matter not on this agenda but under the jurisdiction of the Board. Board members may respond briefly to statements made or questions posed. They may ask a question for clarification, make a referral to staff for factual information or request staff to report back to the Board at a later meeting. Also, the Board may take action to direct the staff to place a matter of business on a future agenda. SPEAKERS ARE LIMITED TO TWO MINUTES. PLEASE STATE YOUR NAME BEFORE MAKING YOUR PRESENTATION. THANK YOU! - NO ONE HEARD

BOARD MEMBER ANNOUNCEMENTS OR REPORTS
3) On their own initiative, Board members may make an announcement or a report on their own activities. They may ask a question for clarification, make a referral to staff or take action to have staff place a matter of business on a future agenda (Gov. Code Sec. 54954.2 [a]) - NO ONE HEARD
KERN SANITATION AUTHORITY
Pe-Pa

All Ayes

# 4) Financial Transaction to Accomplish Funding for Kern Sanitation Authority Administrative Building - AUTHORIZED AUDITOR-CONTROLLER TO REDUCE THE ACO RESERVE IN FUND 40337 BY $67,407.00; TRANSFERRED $103,011.00 FROM BUDGET UNIT 9144, FUND 40337 TO BUDGET UNIT 9144, FUND 41332, KEY 5976; RECOGNIZED UNANTICIPATED REVENUE IN BUDGET UNIT 9144 OF $103,011.00; APPROVED A TRANSFER IN BUDGET UNIT 9144, FUND 40332, OF $103,011.00 FROM KEY 6040 (APPROPRIATION FOR CONTINGENCIES) TO KEY 8116 (REPLACE CONTROL BUILDING)



COUNTY ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE
Pe-Pa

All Ayes

* 5) Transfer of Property Tax Entitlement - City of Bakersfield Annexation No. 397-Brimhall #4 (LAFCO Proceeding No. 1239) - APPROVED; ADOPTED RESOLUTION 98-019
Mc-Pz

All Ayes

6) Revised Proposal to Make County Payroll/Personnel System Year 2000 Compliant - (1) APPROVED PROPOSAL; (2) APPROVED TRANSFER OF $230,000 FROM APPROPRIATIONS FOR CONTINGENCIES TO INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY SERVICES BUDGET TO FUND RELATED UNBUDGETED COSTS FOR FY 1997-98; AND (3) REFERRED PROJECT IMPLEMENTATION TO CAO, INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY SERVICES DIVISION; REFERRED TO COUNTY ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY SERVICES STEERING COMMITTEE TO REVIEW THE STATUS OF ALL COUNTY COMPUTER SYSTEMS IN RELATION TO YEAR 2000 COMPLIANCE FOR REPORT BACK TO THE BOARD PRIOR TO BUDGET HEARINGS
Pe-Pz

All Ayes

7) Proposed Construction Site and Authorization for Design for Department of Public Health Replacement Facility - ROY WEYGAND, PRESIDENT OF KERNTAX; TERRY ARNOLD, BURGER KING AND LAMPPOST PIZZA; DR. RON TALBOT, REPRESENTING COUNTY HEALTH OFFICER, DR.JINADU, PUBLIC HEALTH DEPARTMENT AND STEVE CHAMBERS, PUBLIC HEALTH DEPARTMENT HEARD; RECEIVED AND FILED DOCUMENT; (1) APPROVED PROPOSED SITE ON KERN MEDICAL CENTER CAMPUS FOR CONSTRUCTION OF DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH REPLACEMENT FACILITY; (2) AUTHORIZED ESTABLISHMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH DEPARTMENT REPLACEMENT FACILITY PROJECT IN CAPITAL PROJECTS BUDGET (BUDGET UNIT 1960), APPROVED TRANSFER OF $547,000 FROM APPROPRIATIONS FOR CONTINGENCIES TO CAPITAL PROJECTS BUDGET, AND AUTHORIZED CONSTRUCTION SERVICES DIVISION TO IMMEDIATELY BEGIN DESIGN PHASE OF PROJECT; AND (3) REFERRED ISSUE OF FINANCING OF REMAINDER OF PROJECT TO COUNTY ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE FOR REVIEW AND RECOMMENDATION; (4) DIRECTED CAO TO PURSUE THE CITY OF BAKERSFIELD'S PARTICIPATION AND CONTRIBUTION TO THIS PROJECT AND REVIEW THE ANNEXATION ISSUE
Pe-Pa

All Ayes

* 8) Request for Consent to Assignment of Agreement Between the County of Kern and Johnsey Insurance Agency for Administration of COBRA Insurance Program to the Lynn Company - APPROVED; DIRECTED AUDITOR-CONTROLLER-COUNTY CLERK TO MAKE FUTURE PAYMENTS UNDER CONTRACT PAYABLE TO THE LYNN COMPANY





Legislative Matters


Pe-Pa

All Ayes



* 9)


Amend Code of Civil Procedures to allow the award of attorney fees to any prevailing public entity and prohibiting the enhancement of attorney fees in public interest lawsuits - ADOPTED RESOLUTION 98-020; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN CORRESPONDENCE


COUNTY ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE

General Services



S.D. 3

Pe-Pa

All Ayes

*10) Proposed Agreement with the City of Bakersfield Granting Road and Utility Easement - MADE FINDING PROJECT IS EXEMPT FROM CEQA PER SECTION 15302; DIRECTED CLERK OF THE BOARD TO COMPLETE AND FILE NOTICE OF EXEMPTION; APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 045-98



Pe-Pa

All Ayes



*11)


Proposed Second Amendment to Lease Agreement with Loyd's Flying Service, providing for use of additional space at Meadows Field and increasing the amount of rent - MADE FINDING THAT PROJECT IS EXEMPT FROM CEQA PER SECTION 15301; DIRECTED CLERK OF THE BOARD TO COMPLETE AND FILE NOTICE OF EXEMPTION; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 046-98


S.D. 5
Pe-Pa

All Ayes

*12) Sale of surplus property at 28 Augusta Street, Bakersfield (Continued from 12/16/97) - APPROVED NEW MINIMUM BID AND TERMS OF SALE; AUTHORIZED GENERAL SERVICES TO MARKET PROPERTY; SET BID OPENING FOR APRIL 29, 1998



All S.D.'S
Pe-Pa

All Ayes

*13) Proposed appointment of retired County employee Gregorio C. Lopez as part-time Building Services Worker I, A Step, for a period not to exceed 960 hours or 120 days, whichever is greater - APPROVED
RESOURCE MANAGEMENT AGENCY

Roads Department

S.D. 2
Pe-Pa

All Ayes

*14) Proposed Relocation Assistance Reimbursement for Oak Creek Road Overpass Project; Parcel I, Mini Storage Units (Nelson $400) - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN; AUTHORIZED AUDITOR-CONTROLLER TO PAY
WASTE MANAGEMENT DEPARTMENT
S.D. 1
Pe-Pa

All Ayes

*15) Contract No. 97036; Drainage and Grading Improvements at Ridgecrest Sanitary Landfill Report of Project Completion - RECEIVED AND FILED
MATTERS FOR EXECUTIVE APPROVAL
Pe-Pa

All Ayes

*16) Budget Transfers - APPROVED #131 THROUGH #137
Pe-Pa

All Ayes

*17) Travel Requests (Out-of-State) - APPROVED F. DAY TO SALT LAKE CITY, UT; G. LASKOWSKI TO LAS VEGAS, NV; G. STARR TO WASHINGTON D.C.; M. SOUTHARD TO SEATTLE, WA; S. TREVINO TO LAS VEGAS NV; C. ECKARD, S. BATES AND L. GRAVES TO APPLETON, WI; S. SCOLES TO LOUISVILLE, KY; P. SIPPEL TO SEATTLE, WA
Pe-Pa

All Ayes

*18) Minutes for Week of December 2, 1997 - APPROVED
Pe-Pa

All Ayes

*19) Miscellaneous Letters and Documents - FILED
Pe-Pa

All Ayes

*20) Miscellaneous Departmental Referrals by Clerk of the Board - APPROVED AND FILED
Pe-Pa

All Ayes

*21) Claims and Law Suits filed with and referred by the Clerk of the Board - APPROVED AND FILED
Pa-Pe ADJOURNED TO WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 14, 1998 AT 4:00 P.M.





Clerk of the Board







Chairman, Board of Supervisors

19) MISCELLANEOUS LETTERS AND DOCUMENTS - FILED
Auditor-Controller-County Clerk
A) 1) Review of current Internal Controls over cash, Revenues, Expenditures and other Financial Records of the District Attorney

2) Review of Current Internal Controls over cash, cash receipts and the Financial Records of the Superior Court

Board of Trade
B) Newsletter re increase in County building permits in comparison to 1996 pace (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
Kern Medical Center
C) Thank you letter to Melody Barnett re the donation of sheets for the pediatric unit
D) Thank you letter to Mervyn's re the donation of sheets for the pediatric unit
E) Thank you letter to Target Stores re the donation of sheets for the pediatric unit
F) Thank you letter to Bishop Joseph Strain re the donation of receiving blankets for the pediatric unit
Mental Health
G) Thank you letter to P.K. Graphix for donation of 132 Red Ribbon t-shirts
Resource Management Agency
H) Invitation to attend Monday, January 12, 1998 Committee Meeting on Cal-Fed Program process and Ag-Urban Interface (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
Miscellaneous
I) Letter from City of Bakersfield, Office of the City Attorney re Palm-Olive Annexation No. 395, LAFCO Proceeding No. 1236 (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
J) Letter from Department of Health Services re Standard Agreement for the California Health care for Indigents Program (CHIP) and Rural Health Services (RHS) Program for fiscal year (FY) 1997-98 (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO, KMC and Public Health)
K) Letter from Board of Corrections re inspection of Kern County Crossroads Boot Camp (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO and Probation)
L) Letter from Department of Housing and Community Development re fifteen-day comment period for revisions to the proposed OMS Regulations (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO, Community Development and County Counsel)
M) Letter and invitation from Boy Scout Troop 712 re an award for the Eagle Scout Rank to Jia Lor Cheung on Friday, January 16, 1998 (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
N) Program Report from U.S. Department of Justice re Juvenile Justice Reform Initiatives in the States for 1994-1996 (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO and Probation)
O) Information and registration form from Central Valley Rock, Sand and Gravel Association re the Construction Materials Association of California Conference (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
20) LETTERS RECEIVED AND REFERRED BY CLERK OF THE BOARD -

APPROVED AND FILED

A) Application for alcohol beverage license(s): Sadeghi Mohammed, 9517 Rosedale Hwy., Bakersfield, CA; Shady Lady Saloon, 4240 Cannon Street, Bakersfield, CA.; Sharafadin Abdulla, 311 E. 11th Street, Bakersfield, CA. -REFERRED TO PLANNING (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO and County Counsel)
B) Letter from Nick Fookes requesting information for a school report on Kern County - REFERRED TO BOARD OF TRADE (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
C) Letter from Trans-West Security Services re review of the KMC unarmed security RFP process -REFERRED TO COUNTY ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO, County Counsel and KMC)
D) Letter of response from Inyokern Community Services District to Cominco American letter of November 18, 1997 in support of keeping the Lone Pine Branch of the railroad intact -REFERRED TO COUNTY ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE (Copy to each Supervisor and Board of Trade)
21) CLAIMS AND LAW SUITS FILED WITH AND REFERRED BY THE CLERK OF THE BOARD - APPROVED AND FILED
A) Claim in the matter of A.S.A.P. Temporaries vs. Kern County -REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
B) Claim in the matter of Willie H. Bell vs. Kern County -REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
C) Claim in the matter of Ernest Bingham vs. Kern County -REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
D) Claim in the matter of Eric and Nancy Bohl vs. Kern County -REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
E) Claim in the matter of Cruz Garza vs. Kern County -REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
F) Two (2) Claims in the matter of Glennville Community Residents vs. Kern County - REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)





SUMMARY OF PROCEEDINGS



BOARD OF SUPERVISORS - COUNTY OF KERN



1115 Truxtun Avenue

Bakersfield, California

Third Floor Multi-Purpose Room



Committee of the Whole Meeting

Wednesday, January 14, 1998



4:00 P.M.



BOARD RECONVENED

Supervisors: McQuiston, Perez, Patrick, Peterson, Parra

ROLL CALL: All Present



COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE MEETING

Pa-Mc

4 Ayes

1 Ab/Pz

1) Review of the aerospace and high tech industries of Eastern Kern County and their importance to the county's economy; recommendations to strengthen efforts to retain these industries and their highly-skilled workforce - ANN GUTCHER, BOARD OF TRADE; BART HILL, PRESIDENT, BOARD OF TRADE; ALIS CLAUSEN, REGIONAL MANAGER, SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA EDISON; PHIL ARNOLD, CHAIRMAN, BASE SUPPORT, INDIAN WELLS VALLEY 2000; STU WITT, VICE PRESIDENT OF CTA, INC.; MARIE WALKER, CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER OF FIBERSET; DAVID JAMES, DIRECTOR/CITY PLANNER, CITY OF TEHACHAPI; SCOTT HAIR, MANAGER, GREEN FROG MARKET AND CO-CHAIR OF THE BUSINESS SUPPORT COMMITTEE, HEARD; RECEIVED AND FILED REPORT AND DOCUMENTS; REFERRED THE FOLLOWING RECOMMENDATIONS TO THE CAO FOR REVIEW AND REPORT BACK TO THE BOARD: A) THAT THE COUNTY DEVELOP AN EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM ABOUT THE IMPORTANCE OF THE AEROSPACE AND HIGH TECH INDUSTRIES TO THE ECONOMIC HEALTH OF THE COUNTY AND THAT THIS PROGRAM BE MADE AVAILABLE TO THE PUBLIC TO HELP ENLIST THEIR SUPPORT; B) THAT THE COUNTY PROVIDE AN AVENUE TO INFORM BUSINESSES AND PUBLIC AGENCIES THROUGHOUT THE COUNTY OF THE TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE AVAILABLE IN THE EASTERN KERN COUNTY AREA, I.E. TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER AND INNOVATIVE RESEARCH FOR BOTH LARGE AND SMALL BUSINESS, AND THAT THIS CAPABILITY ALSO BE MADE KNOWN TO THE KERN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION TO ENHANCE THEIR BUSINESS RECRUITMENT EFFORTS; C) THAT THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS SUPPORT AND REQUEST SUPPORT FROM OTHER COUNTY SUPERVISORS THROUGHOUT THE STATE FOR THE REVISED VERSION OF AB 390 AND FOR AB 639; D) THAT THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS ASSUME A LEADERSHIP ROLE IN CONVENING A STATEWIDE SUMMIT TO SOLIDIFY CALIFORNIA'S EFFORTS TO ACHIEVE THE SOUTHWEST DEFENSE ALLIANCE AND PRODUCTION FOR THE JOINT STRIKE FIGHTER PROGRAM, AND THIS SUMMIT WOULD INVOLVE ALL OF CALIFORNIA'S ELECTED STATE AND FEDERAL OFFICIALS
PUBLIC PRESENTATIONS
2) This portion of the meeting is reserved for persons to address the Board on any matter not on this agenda but under the jurisdiction of the Board. Board members may respond briefly to statements made or questions posed. They may ask a question for clarification, make a referral to staff for factual information or request staff to report back to the Board at a later meeting. Also, the Board may take action to direct the staff to place a matter of business on a future agenda. SPEAKERS ARE LIMITED TO TWO MINUTES. PLEASE STATE YOUR NAME BEFORE MAKING YOUR PRESENTATION. THANK YOU! - ANDREA SEASTRAND, CALIFORNIA SPACE AND TECHNOLOGY ALLIANCE, HEARD RE STATE OF CALIFORNIA SPACE AUTHORITY AND STRATEGIC PLAN TO MEET THE NEEDS OF THE SPACE INDUSTRY; JIM STELLMAN, FORMER AIR FORCE AND NATIONAL SPACE SOCIETY, BASED IN WASHINGTON D.C., INTRODUCED HIMSELF AND EXPRESSED HIS DESIRE TO PARTICIPATE
BOARD MEMBER ANNOUNCEMENTS OR REPORTS
3) On their own initiative, Board members may make an announcement or a report on their own activities. They may ask a question for clarification, make a referral to staff or take action to have staff place a matter of business on a future agenda (Gov. Code Sec. 54954.2[a]) -NO ONE HEARD
Mc-Pe ADJOURNED TO TUESDAY, JANUARY 20, 1998, AT 10:00 A.M.







Clerk of the Board







Chairman, Board of Supervisors