SUMMARY OF PROCEEDINGS



BOARD OF SUPERVISORS - COUNTY OF KERN



1115 Truxtun Avenue

Bakersfield, California



Regular Meeting

Tuesday, January 12, 1999

10:00 A.M.



BOARD RECONVENED

Supervisors: McQuiston, Perez, Patrick, Peterson, Parra

ROLL CALL: All Present



SALUTE TO FLAG - Led by Supervisor Parra



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 AND APPROVED BY ONE MOTION.



BOARD ACTION SHOWN IN CAPS



RESOLUTIONS/PROCLAMATIONS
Pe-Pa

All Ayes

*1) Proclamation proclaiming January 18, 1999 as Martin Luther King, Jr. Day in Kern County - PROCLAIMED; REFERRED TO CLERK OF THE BOARD FOR PREPARATION





PUBLIC REQUESTS
Pz-Pa

All Ayes

2) Request from James Johnson, Executive Director, Arts Council of Kern, to address the Board regarding resolution approving participation in the 1999-2000 California Arts Council State/Local Partnership Program - JAMES JOHNSON, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE ARTS COUNCIL OF KERN, HEARD; ADOPTED RESOLUTION 99-017



APPOINTMENTS
Pe-Pa

All Ayes

*3) Reappointments of Joel Andreeson and Barry Goldner to the Law Library Trustees Board, terms to expire December 31, 1999 - MADE REAPPOINTMENTS
PUBLIC PRESENTATIONS
4)













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! -
Pz-Pr

All Ayes

Linda Quinones-Vaughn, Pacific Gas and Electric, heard re $500,000 contribution for disaster relief to residents throughout the Valley who have been impacted by the recent freeze - RECEIVED AND FILED DOCUMENT

NOTE: SUPERVISOR PATRICK LEFT THE MEETING AT 10:28 A.M.; CHAIRMAN McQUISTON ADVISED THAT SHE WILL MEET WITH GOVERNOR DAVIS IN FRESNO ON BEHALF OF KERN COUNTY
Pz-Pe

4 Ayes

1 Ab/Pa

Holly Hart, Coalition Against Sexually Violent Predators in Tehachapi; Deborah Hand; Marie McCune; Joanne Huckins; Elizabeth Fontaine; and Kathy Sponsler heard regarding the Board's support for the State of California Fact-finding mission for location of a mental hospital in Tehachapi; Supervisor Perez advised he will review the concerns and bring this matter back for further consideration in two weeks - RECEIVED AND FILED DOCUMENTS





BOARD MEMBER ANNOUNCEMENTS OR REPORTS
5) 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]) -
Pe-Pz

4 Ayes

1 Ab/Pa

Supervisor Peterson reported that there have been numerous shutdowns of hospital emergency rooms due to extreme demand and unavailability of medical staff; Fred Drew, Director of Emergency Medical Services, provided information regarding emergency room saturation at hospitals in the Bakersfield area; Harvey Hall, Hall Ambulance, confirmed the urgency of the situation; Peter Bryan, Administrator of Kern Medical Center, advised that there have been problems, however, efforts are being made to address immediate emergency room issues; additionally, hospital nurses are scheduled to resolve staffing problems - REFERRED TO EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES, IN COORDINATION WITH THE COUNTY ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE, TO REPORT BACK TO THE BOARD WEEKLY WITH THE STATUS OF EMERGENCY ROOM AVAILABILITY
Supervisor Peterson further commented that he attended the Commission on Aging meeting which was well attended by Board staff and the Administrative Office
DEPARTMENTAL REQUESTS



BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

Pe-Pa

All Ayes

*6) CHAIRMAN'S COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENTS - 1999

1) Air Pollution Control District McQuiston

Peterson

Perez

2) California Association of Counties

(CSAC) Board of Directors Peterson

*Alternate Patrick

3) Commission on Aging Peterson

*Rotational by Supervisorial District All Other Supervisors

4) Criminal Justice Cabinet Chairman

5) Emergency Medical Care Advisory Board Parra

*Alternate Perez

6) Endangered Species & Bio-Regional Work

Group of the San Joaquin Valley

Supervisors Association Peterson

7) Hazardous Waste Local Advisory Committee McQuiston

Parra

8) Intergovernmental Relations Committee Parra

Peterson

*Alternates All Other Supervisors

9) Juvenile Justice Coordinating Council Chairman

10) Kern Economic Development Corporation

(KEDC) Chairman

*Alternate Vice-Chairman

11) Kern County Economic Opportunity

Corporation (KCEOC) Parra

12) Kern COG McQuiston

Perez

*Alternates All Other

Supervisors

13) Kern County Network for Children Patrick

14) KMC Joint Conference Committee Chairman

Vice-Chairman

*Alternates All Other

Supervisors

15) LAFCO Peterson

Perez

*Alternate Patrick

16) Mental Health Services Board Donna Mackay *Chairman's Designee

17) Parks and Recreation McQuiston

*Alternate Peterson

18) Region 5 Local Emergency Planning

Commission Peterson

(Two year term/Fire Department)

*Alternate Perez

19) Retirement Board Peterson

*Alternate Perez

20) San Joaquin Valleywide Air Pollution

Study Agency Patrick

*Alternate Parra

21) San Joaquin Valley Unified Air

Pollution District Patrick

*Alternate Parra

(C0NTINUED ON PAGE 3)

(CONTINUED FROM PAGE 2)

22) San Joaquin Valley Railroad Task Force Parra

*Alternate Peterson

23) Southern California Water Committee Perez

*Alternate McQuiston

24) Solid Waste Management Advisory McQuiston

Committee (SWMAC) Patrick

*Alternate Parra

25) Treasury Oversight Committee Chairman

26) Water Resources Committee McQuiston

Patrick

27) Wildlife Resources Committee McQuiston

*Alternate Peterson



DISTRICT ATTORNEY
Pz-Pe

4 Ayes

1 Ab/Pa

7) Proposed retroactive renewal of Agreement with GE Capital Consulting Inc., (Kern County Agreement No. 695-98) to extend the term to June 30, 1999 and increase the compensation/price ceiling by $160,000 to a total maximum of $343,700 - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 020-99



HUMAN SERVICES
Pe-Pa

All Ayes

*8) Report on Food Stamp issuances from November 1997 through November 1998 - RECEIVED AND FILED



KERN MEDICAL CENTER
Pe-Pa

All Ayes

*9) Relief of accountability of patients' accounts - DISCHARGED KERN MEDICAL CENTER FROM ACCOUNTABILITY OF 2103 ACCOUNTS TOTALING $486,104.97 AND AUTHORIZED ASSIGNING 2065 ACCOUNTS TOTALING $479,020.34 TO COLLECTION AGENCIES
Pr-Pz

4 Ayes

1 Ab/Pa

10) Notification of anticipated retroactive approval of Amendment No. 3 to Agreement with ECG Management Consultants - RECEIVED AND FILED



MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES
Pe-Pa

All Ayes

*11) Proposed approval of stand-by pay for identified classifications assigned to the department's Housing Opportunities and Managed Environment System (HOMES) and Mobile Emergency Team (MET) for the provision of urgent care and mobile crisis services for mentally disabled individuals in the Bakersfield area during evening hours and week-ends, in an amount not to exceed $47,214 per year - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED AUDITOR-CONTROLLER-COUNTY CLERK TO PAY
Pe-Pa

All Ayes

*12) Proposed Agreement with Baker, Ellerd and Associates, Inc., from January 12, 1999 to January 11, 2000 for provision of Psychiatric placement services for two Psychiatrists in an amount not to exceed $24,000 - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 021-99
Pe-Pa

All Ayes

*13) Proposed Agreement with Milhous Children's Services, Inc., from February 1, 1999 to June 30, 1999 for provision of intensified residential mental health services for two County high-risk adolescent clients, in an amount not to exceed $36,000 - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 022-99



PARKS AND RECREATION DEPARTMENT
Pe-Pa

All Ayes

*14) Confirming purchase order for payment of invoice for Westpark Park Pool Security Service; Funding $2,652, Budgeted - AUTHORIZED PURCHASING AGENT TO ISSUE CONFIRMING PURCHASE ORDER IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,652; AUTHORIZED AUDITOR-CONTROLLER TO PAY



PROBATION DEPARTMENT
Pe-Pa

All Ayes

*15) Proposed retroactive Memorandum of Understanding with the Kern County Department of Human Services, effective October 1, 1998 until terminated, to provide claim processing pursuant to SB 933 - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 023-99
Pe-Pa

All Ayes

*16) Annual Review of Kern County Probation Department's Home Detention Program - RECEIVED AND FILED



PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICES
Pe-Pa

All Ayes

*17) Proposed License Agreement with Emanuel V. Dozier, M.D., for the Automated Immunizations Tracking and Registration System - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 024-99
CLOSED SESSIONS



COUNTY ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE

Pe-Pz

4 Ayes

1 Ab/Pa

18) Request for Closed Session regarding Meet and Confer with KFA -
Pe-Pz

4 Ayes

1 Ab/Pa

19) Request for Closed Session regarding Department Head performance evaluation (establishment of performance goals), Title: Director of Human Services -
Pz-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 12, 1999



2:00 P.M.



BOARD RECONVENED

Supervisors: McQuiston, Perez, Patrick, Peterson, Parra

ROLL CALL: 4 Present; 1 Absent: Supervisor Patrick





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



PUBLIC PRESENTATIONS






























Pr-Pz

4 Ayes

1 Ab/Pa

1) 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! - CHAD DAVIS HEARD TO PUBLICLY APOLOGIZE FOR AN ERRONEOUS STATEMENT MADE AT A PRIOR MEETING; MR. DAVIS WAS COMMENDED FOR COMING FORWARD



GLEN CARDARONELLA, SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA EDISON, HEARD TO PRESENT A CHECK OF $25,000 TO THE UNITED WAY OF KERN COUNTY FOR KCEOC TO ASSIST FREEZE VICTIMS IN KERN COUNTY; ED VELASQUEZ, KCEOC, HEARD; RECEIVED AND FILED



BOARD MEMBER ANNOUNCEMENTS OR REPORTS
2) 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
DEPARTMENTAL REQUESTS


RESOURCE MANAGEMENT AGENCY

Planning Department



Miscellaneous



S.D.#2

Pz-Pr

4 Ayes

1 Ab/Pa

*3) Request by Riddhi, Inc., for Determination of Public Convenience with regard to an on-sale and off-sale beer and wine license at the southwest corner of Taft Highway and Compangoni Street in Pumpkin Center, for a proposed Arco AM/PM convenience store/gas station development, pursuant to the Alcohol Beverage Control Act, Section 23958 of the Business and Professions Code - APPROVED; ADOPTED RESOLUTION 99-018
WITH-

DRAWN

*4) Request by Miguel A. Vigil for Determination of Public Convenience of an On-Sale Beer and Wine License at 1415 Rosamond Boulevard, Suite 19, Rosamond, pursuant to the Alcohol Beverage Control Act, Section 23958 of the Business and Professions Code -



AIRPORTS
Pz-Pr

4 Ayes

1 Ab/Pa

*5) Proposed Amendment of Lease Agreement with Clark Harold Gustafson and Pamela Ann Gustafson, Trustees of Gustafson Family Trust, for Parcel No. 6 at Meadows Field Airport - MADE FINDING THAT PROJECT IS EXEMPT UNDER SECTION 15301 OF CEQA; DIRECTED CLERK OF THE BOARD TO FILE NOTICE OF EXEMPTION; APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 025-99
Pz-Pr

4 Ayes

1 Ab/Pa

*6) Proposed Consent to Assignment of three Pipeline Rights-of-Way of Shell Oil Company at Meadows Field Airport to Equilon Enterprises, LLC - MADE FINDING THAT PROJECT IS EXEMPT UNDER SECTION 15301 OF CEQA; DIRECTED CLERK OF THE BOARD TO FILE NOTICE OF EXEMPTION; APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN
Pz-Pr

4 Ayes

1 Ab/Pa

*7) Proposed expenditure to advertise new air service, WinWest Service, between Bakersfield and Las Vegas in an amount not to exceed $15,000, by purchase orders - APPROVED


COUNTY ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE
Pz-Pr

4 Ayes

1 Ab/Pa

*8) Proposed Memorandum of Understanding with the Central California Association of Public Employees for the period October 1, 1998 to March 31, 2000 - ADOPTED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 026-99; DIRECTED AUDITOR-CONTROLLER-COUNTY CLERK, DIRECTOR OF PERSONNEL, AND COUNTY ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER TO IMPLEMENT PROVISIONS OF MOU
Pz-Pr

4 Ayes

1 Ab/Pa

*9) Proposed changes in terms and conditions of employment for management, mid-management and confidential employees - APPROVED; DIRECTED AUDITOR-CONTROLLER-COUNTY CLERK, DIRECTOR OF PERSONNEL, AND COUNTY ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER TO IMPLEMENT CHANGES
Pz-Pr

4 Ayes

1 Ab/Pa

*10) Proposed amendment to the agreement with David McCleerey for Health Benefits Consulting Services extending term of agreement through June 30, 1999 - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 027-99

Pz-Pr

4 Ayes

1 Ab/Pa

*11) Proposed Standard agreement for California Healthcare for Indigents Program (CHIP) Funding Year 1998-99 - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 028-99

COUNTY ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE

General Services Division



S.D. 1

Pz-Pr

4 Ayes

1 Ab/Pa

*12) (1960.8196) Accept bid for the Shafter/Wasco Courtroom Addition and Communication Upgrade - ACCEPTED WITHDRAWAL OF LOW BID FROM PATSCHECK ELECTRIC & CONSTRUCTION, INC.; ACCEPTED SECOND LOW BID, IN THE AMOUNT OF $565,135, FROM WALLACE & SMITH CONTRACTORS, INC.; AUTHORIZED GENERAL SERVICES TO RELEASE ALL OTHER BID GUARANTEES AND TO PREPARE CONTRACT DOCUMENTS

S.D. 5
Pz-Pr

4 Ayes

1 Ab/Pa

*13) (8997.7001CW) Contract with Stevens Construction, Inc., in the amount of $166,000, for Kern Medical Center, Third Floor 3B Remodel - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN

All S.D.'s
Pz-Pr

4 Ayes

1 Ab/Pa

*14) Proposed Ordinance Code Amendments revising Section 2.38.150 and adding Section 2.38.151, regarding reporting requirements for non-routine bid practices - WAIVED READING; INTRODUCED ORDINANCE



Pz-Pr

4 Ayes

1 Ab/Pa

*15) Continuation of Local Emergency - EXTENDED LOCAL EMERGENCY FOR AN ADDITIONAL TWO-WEEK PERIOD







NOTE: ITEM NO. 21 WAS HEARD OUT OF ORDER

RESOURCE MANAGEMENT AGENCY
Pe-Pz

4 Ayes

1 Ab/Pa

16) Proposed extension of effective date of Interim Urgency Ordinance (G-6528) enacted September 15, 1998 Regulating Land Application of Biosolids in Kern County - OPENED HEARING; MARY SHELL, HARPER AND SHELL; JEFF GREEN, GRIMMWAY FARMS; PAUL GIBONEY, M. CARATAN, INC., EDWIN CAMP, D.M. CAMP AND SONS, INC., DR. KENNETH SCHMIDT; TOM OGLESBY, PANDOL AND SONS; RENEE WADE, CLINICA SIERRA VISTA; ARTHUR UNGER, KERN CHAPTER SIERRA CLUB; BOB KISSARO, GUIMARRA VINEYARDS, HEARD IN OPPOSITION TO EXTENDING ORDINANCE; RICHARD CASAGRANDE, RAM ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING, HEARD; JAY MC GANN; W. RONALD COALE, CALIFORNIA TRUCKING ASSOCIATION; ALLEN BUOLOMONI, ON BEHALF OF JAMES CRETTOL, PRESIDENT, KERN COUNTY FARM BUREAU; JIM STAHL, REPRESENTING LOS ANGELES COUNTY; STEVE STOCKTON, RESPONSIBLE BIOSOLIDS MANAGEMENT; BILL TRACEY, BUTTONWILLOW LAND AND CATTLE CO., HEARD IN SUPPORT OF ORDINANCE EXTENSION; CLOSED HEARING; MADE FINDING THAT ACTION IS EXEMPT FROM REQUIREMENTS OF CEQA PER SECTION 15308 OF STATE CEQA GUIDELINES; DIRECTED CLERK OF THE BOARD TO FILE NOTICE OF EXEMPTION; EXTENDED EFFECTIVE DATE OF URGENCY INTERIM ORDINANCE TO JANUARY 12, 2000; RECEIVED AND FILED DOCUMENTS; DIRECTED RMA TO PROVIDE MONTHLY REPORTS TO THE BOARD KEEPING THEM APPRISED OF THE ISSUES
RESOURCE MANAGEMENT AGENCY

Community Development



S.D. 1

Pz-Pr

4 Ayes

1 Ab/Pa

*17) Proposed Project Agreement Between the County of Kern and the City of Delano to Allocate Community Development Block Grant Funds for the Acquisition of Property for Recreational Use (National Guard Armory Facility) - FUNDING: $90,000; CDBG; Budgeted; FY 1995-96 - Activity #14.95.4 - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 029-99


All S.D.'s
Pz-Pr

4 Ayes

1 Ab/Pa



*18) Submission of the County of Kern's Fair Housing Poster and Essay Contest for Consideration by the National Association of Counties First Annual Arts and Culture Awards Program - Funding: No Fiscal Impact - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN; AUTHORIZED CD PROGRAM DEPARTMENT TO SUBMIT APPLICATION




RESOURCE MANAGEMENT AGENCY

Environmental Health Services



All S.D.'s

Pr-Pz

4 Ayes

1 Ab/Pa

19) Notification of Anticipated Retroactive Approval of Agreement with California Association of Environmental Health Administrators for Annual Software Maintenance Support Services - RECEIVED AND FILED





RESOURCE MANAGEMENT AGENCY

Roads Department



All S.D.'s

Pz-Pr

4 Ayes

1 Ab/Pa

*20) Proposed Agreement with A & K Railroad Materials, Inc., for the Acquisition of Railroad Ballast Material for repair of County roads - CONTINUED TO TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 2, 1999 AT 2:00 P.M.





NOTE: ITEM NO. 21 WAS HEARD OUT OF ORDER BEFORE ITEM NO. 16

WASTE MANAGEMENT



All S.D.'s

Pz-Pr

4 Ayes

1 Ab/Pa

21) Results of 1998 Christmas CanTree Campaign - RECOGNIZED EMPLOYEES OF THE COUNTY ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE FOR MAKING THE LARGEST DONATION PER EMPLOYEE AND RECOGNIZE EMPLOYEES AT WEIGHTS AND MEASURES FOR TAKING SECOND PLACE IN THIS CATEGORY; RECOGNIZED EMPLOYEES OF WASTE MANAGEMENT DEPARTMENT FOR MAKING THE LARGEST DONATION FOR A DEPARTMENT AND RECOGNIZE EMPLOYEES AT INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY SERVICES FOR TAKING SECOND PLACE IN THIS CATEGORY; RECEIVED AND FILED
MATTERS FOR EXECUTIVE APPROVAL
Pz-Pr

4 Ayes

1 Ab/Pa

*22) Budget Transfers - APPROVED #100 THROUGH #103
Pz-Pr

4 Ayes

1 Ab/Pa

*23) Minutes for week of November 30, 1998 - APPROVED
Pz-Pr

4 Ayes

1 Ab/Pa

*24) Miscellaneous Letters and Documents - FILED
Pz-Pr

4 Ayes

1 Ab/Pa

*25) Miscellaneous Departmental Referrals by Clerk of the Board - APPROVED AND FILED
Pz-Pr

4 Ayes

1 Ab/Pa

*26) Claims and Lawsuits filed with and referred by Clerk of the Board - APPROVED AND FILED



Pr-Pz


ADJOURNED TO TUESDAY, JANUARY 19,1999 AT 10:00 A.M.





Clerk of the Board







Chairman, Board of Supervisors

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24) MISCELLANEOUS LETTERS AND DOCUMENTS - FILED
Clerk of the Board
A) Received, certified, and forwarded to Recorder for Recordation as follows:

1) Tract Map No. 5821 (S.D. 4)

2) Parcel Map No. 10223 (S.D. 2)

3) Parcel Map No. 10411 (S.D. 5)

4) Parcel Map No. 10514 (S.D. 2)

5) Parcel Map No. 10528 (S.D. 2)

6) Parcel Map No. 10557 (S.D. 3)

7) Parcel Map No. 10558 (S.D. 3)

Roads
B) Policy of Title Insurance from Commonwealth Land Title Insurance Company re 4-0.0 Oak Creek Road Overpass (Co. Rd. 3813), Andrews Property (Parcel I)
Miscellaneous
C) Letter from U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development re announcement of Fiscal Year (FY) 1999 formula allocation under the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), HOME Investment Partnerships, Emergency Shelter Grant (ESG), and Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA) Programs (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO and Community Development Block Grant)
D) Letter from Valley Public Television re State funds regarding early childhood development programs (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO and County Counsel)
E) Letter from Kern County Network for Children re implementation of Proposition 10 (California Children and Families First Act of 1998) (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO and County Counsel)
F) Letter from ARCO Western Energy re cease of operations in Kern and Los Angeles Counties (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO and Auditor)
G) Letter from Gregory A. Pulskamp recommending Paul Rozell and Director of Office on Aging position (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
H) Letter from Kuhs, Parker and Stanton Attorneys at Law re Reappointment of Commissioner Calvin A. Bidwell to the Commission of the Greater Bakersfield Separation of Grade District (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
I) Letter from Department of Social Services re Planning requirements for Child Abuse Prevention, Intervention and Treatment (CAPIT) and Community Based Family Resource and Support (CBFRS) Grants (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
J) Thirty-three (33) letters from various people re banning the application of sewage sludge (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO, County Counsel, Environmental Health and RMA)
K) Letter from State Board of Equalization re 1999 calendar for the Valuation of Public Utilities and Railroads (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO, Assessor, County Counsel and AAB)
L) Notice of City Council Reorganization from the City of Ridgecrest (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
M) News Release from U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation re Bureau of Reclamation Website Tracks Ecosystem Restoration Activities (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
N) News Release from U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation re Environmental document for two proposed Central Valley Project Water Service Contracts available for review (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
O) Bulletin from Fair Political Practices Commission re (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO, All Elected Officials and County Counsel)
P) Agenda of meeting from Fish and Game Commission for January 6, 1999 (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO, Planning and County Counsel)
Q) Agenda of meeting from Kern County Child Care Council for January 6, 1999 (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
R) Agenda of meeting from AIDS Advisory Board Ryan White Sub-Committee for January 6, 1999 (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
S) Agenda of meeting from Kern County AIDS Advisory Board for January 6, 1999 (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
T) Agenda of meeting from Planning Commission of the City of Bakersfield for January 4, 1999 (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO, County Counsel and Planning)
25) LETTERS RECEIVED AND REFERRED BY CLERK OF THE BOARD -APPROVED AND FILED
A) Letter from various employees re parking problems at 1215 Truxtun Avenue -REFERRED TO GENERAL SERVICES (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
26) CLAIMS AND LAW SUITS FILED WITH AND REFERRED BY THE CLERK OF THE BOARD - APPROVED AND FILED
A) Claim in the matter of Misty Tidwell vs. Kern County -REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
B) Claim in the matter of Daniel Tom Ferguson vs. Kern County -REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
C) Summons and Complaint in the matter of James Cosper vs. Kern County -REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
D) Claim in the matter of Rudy Valdez, Jr. vs. Kern County -REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
E) Claim in the matter of Jerome S. Crandall and Alice Crandall vs. Kern County -REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)