SUMMARY OF PROCEEDINGS



BOARD OF SUPERVISORS - COUNTY OF KERN



1115 Truxtun Avenue

Bakersfield, California



Regular Meeting

Tuesday, January 27, 1998



10:00 A.M.



BOARD RECONVENED

Supervisors: McQuiston, Perez, Patrick, Peterson, Parra

ROLL CALL: All Present



NOTE: CHAIRMAN PARRA REQUESTED THAT BATTALION CHIEF RAY ELLIOTT WHO IS IN CRITICAL CONDITION AT MEMORIAL HOSPITAL BE IN YOUR THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS DURING THE MOMENT OF SILENCE.



SALUTE TO FLAG - Led by Supervisor Perez



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

RESOLUTIONS/PROCLAMATIONS
Mc-Pe

All Ayes

1) Proclamation proclaiming the week of February 22-28, 1998, as "National Engineers Week" in Kern County - PROCLAIMED; MADE PRESENTATION TO CONCHITA NIETO, AMERICAN SOCIETY OF CIVIL ENGINEERS
PUBLIC REQUESTS
Pz-Mc

All Ayes

2) Request of Sandy West, Chairperson, Kern County Commission on Child Care, to present the Commission's summary of quarterly report for the period October 1 through December 31, 1997 - SANDY WEST HEARD; RECEIVED AND FILED REPORT
APPOINTMENTS/RESIGNATIONS
Pz-Pa

All Ayes

*3) Appointment of Lloyd Sellman (replacing Bill Black) to the West Side Cemetery District, term to expire July 11, 2001 - MADE APPOINTMENT
Pz-Pa

All Ayes

*4) Reappointment of Arlo Sturgeon, as Second Supervisorial District Member to the Human Relations Commission, term to expire March 5, 1999 - MADE REAPPOINTMENT



Pz-Pa

All Ayes

*5) Reappointment of Kirk Hessler to the West Side Mosquito and Vector Control District, term to expire January 1, 2000 - MADE REAPPOINTMENT
Pz-Pa

All Ayes

*6) Reappointments of Tommy J. Allred, Louise D. Mantoth, Kenneth L. Knight, and Coy O. Blair to the Tehachapi Public Cemetery District, terms to expire December 15, 2001 - MADE REAPPOINTMENTS
Pz-Pa

All Ayes

*7) Reappointments of Ethel Davis, R.N., and William A. Altmiller as Second Supervisorial District Members to the Adult Day Health Care Board, terms to expire August 15, 1999 - MADE REAPPOINTMENTS
Pz-Pa

All Ayes

*8) Reappointments of Joann Scott and Billy White to the West Side Recreation & Park District, terms to expire January 26, 2002 - MADE REAPPOINTMENTS
PUBLIC PRESENTATIONS
9) 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
10) 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



BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

Pz-Pa

All Ayes

*11) Report by Supervisor McQuiston regarding federal government's administration of the Endangered Species Act and other federal land management programs - RECEIVED AND FILED
FIRE DEPARTMENT
Pz-Pa

All Ayes

*12) Grant application to California Governor's Office of Emergency Services for Federal Emergency Management Agency funding for Bear Valley Springs Community Fire Hazard Mitigation Project - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED FIRE CHIEF TO SIGN
Pz-Pa

All Ayes

*13) Proposed addition of one (1) Automotive Painter position effective February 10, 1998 - APPROVED; REFERRED TO CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION FOR CREATION OF JOB CLASSIFICATION; REFERRED TO PERSONNEL TO AMEND THE DEPARTMENTAL POSITIONS AND SALARY SCHEDULE
HUMAN SERVICES
Pz-Pa

All Ayes

*14) California State Auditor report entitled "Kern County: Management Weaknesses at Critical Points in Its Child Protective Services Process May Also Be Pervasive Throughout the State" - RECEIVED AND FILED; REFERRED BACK TO HUMAN SERVICES FOR FOLLOW-UP
KERN MEDICAL CENTER
Pz-Pa

All Ayes

*15) Proposed addition of contract employee position for Emergency Medicine Physician and Agreement for professional Emergency Department physician services with Douglas Orsel, M.D., from January 24, 1998, to January 23, 2000, in an amount not to exceed $100,000 for the two-year term of the agreement - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 057-98; REFERRED TO PERSONNEL TO AMEND THE DEPARTMENTAL POSITIONS AND SALARY SCHEDULE
Pz-Pa

All Ayes

*16) Unusual travel request for Gerald A. Starr to travel to Washington, D. C., from January 30-February 3, 1998, to attend the California Congressional Action Program and the American Hospital Association Annual Membership Meeting, in an amount not to exceed $1,830 - APPROVED
WITH-

DRAWN

*17) Proposed Amendment No. 4 to the HBOC Master Agreement for the purchase of Imnet Imaging System, Image Manager, and Interface Manager, in an additional amount of $1,467,889 and a monthly maintenance fee estimate of $16,339 (limit to 5% increase each year) -
Pz-Pa

All Ayes

*18) Proposed addition of one (1) full-time (temporary) Administrative Coordinator Option II - Program Services; one (1) part-time Medical Staff Credential Technician; six (6) part-time Food Service Worker I/II; three (3) part-time Laundry Worker I/II; four (4) part-time Building Service Worker I/II/II/IV; one (1) full-time Word Processing Tech III; one (1) full-time Hospital Supervising Nurse; one (1) part-time Ward Clerk I/II; one (1) full-time Anesthesiology Tech I/II; one (1) full-time Medical Typist; one (1) part-time Switchboard Op-Rec (19 hour/week, non-benefited); one (1) full-time Hospital Supervising Nurse; one (1) full-time Nurse Practitioner; and one (1) full-time Ophthalmology Technician positions effective January 27, 1998; deletion of one (1) part-time Typist Clerk I/II; six (6) full-time Food Service Worker I/II; three (3) full-time Laundry Worker I/II; four (4) full-time Building Service Worker I/II/III/IV; one (1) full-time Hospital Staff Nurse I/II/III/IV (effective upon completion of promotion examination for Hospital Supervising Nurse, but no later than June 30, 1998); one (1) part-time Mental Health Tech I/II; two (2) full-time Orthopedic Tech I/II/III (effective upon completion of promotion exam for Ophthalmology Technician, but no later than June 30, 1998); and one (1) part-time Hospital Staff Nurse I/II/III/IV (effective upon completion of promotion examination for Hospital Supervising Nurse, but no later than June 30, 1998) positions effective January 27, 1998; and deletion of one (1) full-time Hospital Supervising Nurse position, Item #2049 from Schedule 8997-7 position effective July 25, 1998 - APPROVED; ADOPTED RESOLUTION 98-027 GRANTING GOLDEN HANDSHAKE RETIREMENT EFFECTIVE JULY 25, 1998; REFERRED TO PERSONNEL TO AMEND THE DEPARTMENTAL POSITIONS AND SALARY SCHEDULE
MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES
Pz-Pa

All Ayes

*19) Proposed agreement with Scotia Consulting for sole source purchase of "PC Drug Court +" software license for use in Municipal Drug Court Programs, in an amount not to exceed $23,037.50 - APPROVED; ADOPTED RESOLUTION 98-028 AUTHORIZING CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 058-98
Pz-Pa

All Ayes

*20) Request to employ retired County employee - AUTHORIZED EMPLOYMENT OF FRED MAGNUSON EFFECTIVE FEBRUARY 2, 1998, AS MENTAL HEALTH CASE MANAGEMENT SPECIALIST II AT SALARY RANGE 51.3, STEP D, PURSUANT TO GOVERNMENT CODE SECTION 31680.2 FOR A PERIOD NOT TO EXCEED 960 HOURS OR 120 WORK DAYS, WHICHEVER IS GREATER
Pz-Pa

All Ayes

*21) Proposed addition of two (2) Psychiatrist I/II and one (1) Office Automation Analyst I/II positions and the deletion of one (1) Programmer Analyst I/II/III/IV position, in Budget Unit #4120, effective January 27, 1998 - APPROVED; REFERRED TO PERSONNEL TO AMEND THE DEPARTMENTAL POSITIONS AND SALARY SCHEDULE
PARKS AND RECREATION DEPARTMENT
Pz-Pa

All Ayes

*22) Appropriation of unanticipated revenue and proposed purchase of patrol boats - APPROVED APPROPRIATION OF UNANTICIPATED REVENUE IN THE AMOUNT OF $80,000 TO APPROPRIATIONS FOR CONTINGENCIES; APPROVED BUDGET TRANSFER FROM APPROPRIATIONS FOR CONTINGENCIES IN THE AMOUNT OF $80,000 TO BUDGET UNIT 1970; AUTHORIZED PURCHASING TO SOLICIT BIDS
PERSONNEL DEPARTMENT
Pz-Pa

All Ayes

*23) Classifications of positions recommended by Civil Service Commission, effective to January 31, 1998 - APPROVED; REFERRED TO PERSONNEL TO AMEND THE DEPARTMENTAL POSITIONS AND SALARY SCHEDULE
PUBLIC HEALTH DEPARTMENT
Pz-Pa

All Ayes

*24) Request to submit application for California Office of Traffic Safety, Injury Prevention Education Grant in the amount of $180,000 - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC HEALTH DEPARTMENT TO SIGN NECESSARY DOCUMENTS
Pz-Pa

All Ayes

*25) Letter regarding pending Agreement with County of Santa Cruz concerning Medi-Cal Administrative Activities (MAA)/Targeted Case Management (TCM) - RECEIVED AND FILED
SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT
Pz-Pa

All Ayes

*26) Request approval for Sergeant Betty Finch to travel to Quantico, Virginia, to attend a course of instruction at the F.B.I. Academy, at F.B.I. expense, from February 22, 1998 to March 14, 1998 - APPROVED
Pz-Pa

All Ayes

*27) Proposed Amendment to Agreement for Toxicology Services with Tulare Local Health Care District, in an amount not to exceed $85,000 annually - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 059-98
Pz-Pa

All Ayes

*28) Request for approval of Sheriff's Personal Patrol Vehicle Program and amendment to County Administrative Procedures Manual, Section 1112 - APPROVED; REFERRED TO THE COUNTY ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE FOR AMENDMENT OF THE ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURES MANUAL, SECTION 1112 TO AUTHORIZE THE HOME RETENTION OF PERSONAL PATROL VEHICLES PURSUANT TO WRITTEN GUIDELINES ESTABLISHED BY THE SHERIFF-CORONER
Pz-Pa

All Ayes

*29) Request for sole source purchase of patrol/narcotics canine from Johannes Grewe, in an amount not to exceed $5,500 - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED PURCHASING DEPARTMENT TO ISSUE A PURCHASE ORDER
CLOSED SESSIONS



COUNTY ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE

Pz-Pa

All Ayes

30) Request for closed session regarding Meet and Confer with Kern Faculty Association -
COUNTY COUNSEL
Pz-Pa

All Ayes

31) Request for closed session regarding a lawsuit or proceeding formally initiated entitled Merly Tapia v. County of Kern, KCSC Case No. 234387-SPC (Government Code Section 54956.9(a)) -
Pz-Pa

All Ayes

32) Request for closed session regarding a lawsuit or proceeding formally initiated entitled Mountain Lion Foundation v. California Fish & Game, et al; California Supreme Court Case No. SO 53508 (Government Code Section 54956.9(a)) (Continued from 1/20/98) -
Pz-Pa

All Ayes

33) Request for closed session regarding significant exposure to litigation against the County (Government Code Section 54956.9(b)(1)(C) (one (1) case) and Government Code Section 54956.9 (b)(1)(A) (one (1) case)) -
Pz-Pa

All Ayes

33A) Results of closed session regarding significant exposure to litigation against the County (Government Code Section 54956.9(b)(1)(C) (one (1) case) and Government Code Section 54956.9 (b)(1)(A) (one (1) case)) - CONTINUED TO TUESDAY, JANUARY 27, 1998, AT 2:00 P.M. (SEE ITEM #24)
Pz-Pa 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 27, 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 PRESENTATIONS


























Pe-Pa

All Ayes



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! -

Mary Shell heard re a request for the opportunity to vote to retain assessment of landfill costs in the form of a land use fee on our property tax bill - RECEIVED AND FILED DOCUMENT; REFERRED TO CAO AND COUNTY COUNSEL FOR REVIEW AND REPORT BACK TO THE BOARD WITH SPECIFIC FOCUS ON A PLAN TO ALLOW THE PEOPLE OF KERN COUNTY TO MAKE THE DECISION RE LAND USE FEES OR GATE FEES



DARREN POWERS, PRESIDENT, BOARD OF DIRECTORS, GOLDEN EMPIRE GLEANERS, EXPRESSED APPRECIATION TO THE BOARD FOR APPROVING THE CDBG GRANT MONIES ON AGENDA ITEM NO. 9, JANUARY 27, 1998, 2:00 P.M.



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


COUNTY ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE

Pa-Pe

All Ayes

* 3) Teen Government Day-Kern County - (1) DESIGNATED TUESDAY, APRIL 14, 1998 AS TEEN GOVERNMENT DAY IN KERN COUNTY; AND (2) DIRECTED COUNTY ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE TO WORK WITH SCHOOL COORDINATOR AND VARIOUS COUNTY OFFICES TO PLAN AND COORDINATE TEEN GOVERNMENT DAY
Pa-Pe

All Ayes

* 4) Mid-Year Status Report on Fiscal Year 1997-98 County Budget and Preliminary Projections for Fiscal Year 1998-99 - RECEIVED AND FILED
Pa-Pe

All Ayes

* 5) Designation of Public Hearing Dates for FY 1998-99 Budget Process - (1)SET PUBLIC HEARING TO CONSIDER THE FY 1998-99 COUNTY RECOMMENDED BUDGET FOR AUGUST 4 THROUGH AUGUST 7, 1998 (BEGINNING AT 9:00 A.M. EACH DAY); (2) SCHEDULED A SPECIAL EVENING MEETING TO RECEIVE PUBLIC COMMENT ON THE RECOMMENDED BUDGET FOR AUGUST 3, 1998 (BEGINNING AT 7:00 P.M.); AND (3) SET COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE MEETING TO DISCUSS BUDGET PRIORITIES FOR JUNE 15, 1998 (BEGINNING AT 2 P.M.)

Pa-Pe

All Ayes

* 6) Work Plan and Time Line for Contracts and Procurement Process Review - RECEIVED AND FILED



COUNTY ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE

General Services



S.D. 1

Pa-Pe

All Ayes

* 7) (1960.8123)Change Order No. 3, providing for a decrease of $7,726.40, for the Riverside Park New Rest Room Facility - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN



S.D.'s 1 & 5
Pa-Pe

All Ayes

* 8) Proposed Resolution and Ordinance Granting a Pipeline Franchise to Naftex Holdings, LTD. (Continued from 1/20/98) - OPENED HEARING; NO ONE HEARD; CLOSED HEARING; ADOPTED NEGATIVE DECLARATION; ADOPTED RESOLUTION 98-029 AND ENACTED ORDINANCE F-412; DIRECTED CLERK TO FILE NOTICE OF DETERMINATION
RESOURCE MANAGEMENT AGENCY

Community Development



S.D. 3

Pa-Pe

All Ayes

* 9) Project Agreement between the County of Kern, the City of Bakersfield and the Golden Empire Gleaners, Inc. Obligating $706,280 of County and City Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Funds for the Design and Construction of Improvements to Rehabilitate the Surplus Food Storage and Distribution Facility located at 3100 Chester Avenue, Bakersfield (FUNDING: $366,280; Federal CDBG; Budgeted) - APPROVED PROJECT AGREEMENT WITH GOLDEN EMPIRE GLEANERS INC. AND CITY OF BAKERSFIELD; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 060-98; APPROVED DEED RESTRICTION AGREEMENT WITH GOLDEN EMPIRE GLEANERS INC.; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 061-98



RESOURCE MANAGEMENT AGENCY

Planning Department



Mc-Pa

All Ayes



10)


Report re Reestablishment of a Permanent Planning Commission in Kern County - ROY WEYGAND, DIRECTOR OF DOWNTOWN BUSINESS ASSOCIATION AND PROPERTY OWNERS; MIKE CALLAGHY, KERN COUNTY CONSULTING ENGINEERS AND LAND SURVEYORS OF CALIFORNIA; MARYANNE LOCKHART; LAURA DENNISON; TERRI STOLLER, SUNRIDGE NURSERY; JACK PANDOL; PHIL RYAL, SMART GROWTH COALITION AND MIKE TURNIPSEED, HEARD; 1) DIRECTED THE PLANNING DEPARTMENT TO CONDUCT COUNTY WIDE WORKSHOPS RELATIVE TO THE ISSUE OF ESTABLISHING A PLANNING COMMISSION; 2) CONVENED THE PAC FOR THE PURPOSE OF CONDUCTING A COMBINED PUBLIC HEARING/WORKSHOP ON THE PLANNING COMMISSION ISSUE; 3) RECEIVED AND FILED REPORT


HEARING
Pa-Pe

All Ayes

*11) Proposed ordinance extending interim ordinance for 10 months and 15 days regulating the use of water conveyance facility unused capacity by water sellers in Eastern Kern County - OPENED HEARING; NO ONE HEARD; CLOSED HEARING; ADOPTED RESOLUTION 98-030; ENACTED ORDINANCE G-6467



RESOURCE MANAGEMENT AGENCY

Roads Department



S.D. 1



Pa-Pe

All Ayes



*12)


Contract No. 98012, Construction on North Chester Avenue between Universe Avenue and North Chester Extension, STPLN-5950(005)with Granite Construction Company in the amount of $1,244,421.00 -APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN






S.D. 5


Pa-Pe

All Ayes



*13)


Contract No. 97004, Construction of Traffic Signals and Highway Lighting System on Bernard Street at River Boulevard, CMLG-5950(012), STPL-5950(101) with Granite Construction Company in the amount of $419,020.00 -APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN




WASTE MANAGEMENT DEPARTMENT

All S.D.'s



Pa-Pe

All Ayes



*14)


Report re response to Mr. John Frassel concerning questions about the Garbage Franchise System (from 11/25/97) - CONTINUED TO TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 1998 AT 2:00 P.M.


Pa-Pe

All Ayes



*15)


Report re City of Bakersfield Green Waste Recycling Facility and proposed agreement for County Subsidy to City of Bakersfield in an amount not to exceed $400,000 - No General Fund Impact, up to $400,000 Cost to Solid Waste Enterprise Fund in Fiscal 1997/98 - RECEIVED AND FILED REPORT; APPROVED AGREEMENT; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 062-98; REFERRED COLLECTION OF ALL UNPAID GATE FEES DUE FROM CITY OF BAKERSFIELD TO COUNTY COUNSEL


S.D.'s 1 & 2


Pa-Pe

All Ayes



*16)


Purchase Order No. 805945 for Aggregate Base Stockpile at Bakersfield Metropolitan Sanitary Landfill (Bena), report of project completion - RECEIVED AND FILED


S.D. 5


Pa-Pe

All Ayes



*17)


Contract No. 98016; Accept Low Bid for Gatehouse Site Improvements at Bakersfield Metropolitan Sanitary Landfill (Bena) - ACCEPTED LOW BID; AUTHORIZED ROADS DEPARTMENT TO PREPARE NECESSARY CONTRACT DOCUMENTS AND AUTHORIZED RELEASE OF ALL OTHER BID GUARANTEES


MATTERS FOR EXECUTIVE APPROVAL


Pa-Pe

All Ayes



*18)


Budget Transfers - APPROVED #146 THROUGH #152


Pa-Pe

All Ayes



*19)


Travel Requests (Out-of-State) - APPROVED A. ERENBERG TO LITCHFIELD PARK, AZ, AND R. COLE & R. SATER TO SALT LAKE CITY, UT


Pa-Pe

All Ayes



*20)


Minutes for Week of January 5, 1998 - APPROVED WITH CORRECTION TO TUESDAY, 2:00 P.M., ITEMS 8 & 9 TO CORRECT ORDINANCE NUMBERS FROM G-6468 TO F-410, AND G-6467 TO F-411


Pa-Pe

All Ayes



*21)


Miscellaneous Letters and Documents - FILED


Pa-Pe

All Ayes



*22)


Miscellaneous Departmental Referrals by Clerk of the Board - APPROVED AND FILED


Pa-Pe

All Ayes



*23)


Claims and Law Suits filed with and referred by the Clerk of the Board - APPROVED AND FILED
CLOSED SESSION


COUNTY COUNSEL

Pa-Pz

All Ayes

24) Request for closed session regarding significant exposure to litigation against the County (Government Code Section 54956.9(b)(1)(C) (one (1) case) and Government Code Section 54956.9(b)(1)(A) (one (1) case)) -
Pa-Pz

All Ayes

25) Results of closed session regarding significant exposure to litigation against the County (Government Code Section 54956.9(b)(1)(C) (one (1) case) and Government Code Section 54956.9(b)(1)(A) (one (1) case)) - CONTINUED TO TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 1998 AT 10:00 A.M.



Pz-Pa


RECONVENED FROM CLOSED SESSION AND ADJOURNED TO MONDAY, FEBRUARY 2, 1998 AT 2:00 P.M.





Clerk of the Board







Chairman, Board of Supervisors





21)



MISCELLANEOUS LETTERS AND DOCUMENTS - FILED
Department of Agriculture
A) Letter re Eradication project regarding the Red Imported Fire Ant (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
District Attorney
B) Letter of response to letter dated January 6, 1998 to Shannon Poe (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
Engineering and Survey Services
C) Recorded Grant Deed of Easement in the matter of Fred Raymond Davin and Barba Nell Davin
D) Letter to Inyokern Community Services District re response to the Inyokern Municipal Advisory Council's (IMAC) letter dated October 10, 1997, regarding Little Dixie Wash at Brown Road (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
General Services
E) Recorded Grant Deed of Easement in the matter of Janzen Family Trust
Resource Management Agency
F) Letter re Quarterly Status Report on Key Issues
Sheriff's
G) Thank you letter to Mr. Wayne Ketcherside, Carter Pump and Machine, Inc. for donation of labor and materials to hook up a compressor for the Search and Rescue Dive Group
Waste Management
H) Letter of response to Shirley Kinney re solid waste issues (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO and County Counsel)
Miscellaneous
I) Letter from Kern County Museum re Strategic Plan Report for 1997 (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
J) Letter from Veterans of Foreign Wars, District 9 re endorsement of Fred Powers to fill the position of Kern County Veterans Service Officer (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
K) Letter from Governor Pete Wilson's Office re Governor's proclamation declaring that the Statewide Primary Election will be held on June 2, 1998 (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO and Elections)
L) Letter from State Job Coordinating Council of California re One-Stop System Building Solicitation for Proposals (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO, ETR, Personnel and Human Services)
M) Letter from State Board of Equalization re 1998 calendar for the Valuation of Public Utilities and Railroads (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO, Assessor and AAB)
N) Letter from Sate Board of Equalization re Property Tax Rule 20 taxable possessory interests (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO, Assessor and AAB)
O) Newsletter from American Land Rights Association National Inholders Association re Vice-President Albert Gore's administration of Environmental policy (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
P) News Release from U.S. Department of the Interior Bureau of Reclamation, re restoring the name of Trinity Dam to Trinity Lake (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
Q) Negotiation Advisory from Bureau of Reclamation Mid-Pacific Region re Interior Department, California to negotiate refuge water supply contract with Glen-Colusa District (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
R) Memorandum from San Joaquin Valley Unified Air Pollution Control District re Citizens Advisory Committee (CAC) Attendance Records (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
S) Minutes of Meeting of November 20, 1997 for Kern COG (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
T) Agenda of Meeting on Friday, January 23, 1998 for Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO and ESS)
22) LETTERS RECEIVED AND REFERRED BY CLERK OF THE BOARD-

APPROVED AND FILED

A) Application for alcohol beverage license(s): French Gulch Marina, P.O. Box 2768, Lake Isabella, CA; -REFERRED TO PLANNING (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO and County Counsel)
B) Letter from Board of Corrections re inspection of Kern County Camp Erwin Owen -REFERRED TO PROBATION (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
23) CLAIMS AND LAW SUITS FILED WITH AND REFERRED BY THE CLERK OF THE BOARD - APPROVED AND FILED
A) Claim in the matter of James Hixson, Sharon Hixson, Jason Hixson, William Hixson, Debbie Cheatham and Jessica Smoot vs. Kern County -REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
B) Claim in the matter of Joe Linder vs. Kern County -REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
C) Claim in the matter of Barbara Mathis vs. Kern County -REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
D) Claim in the matter of Carrielee Reeves vs. Kern County -REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
E) Claim in the matter of Lee Saylor vs. Kern County -REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
F) Claim in the matter of Rebecca Starr vs. Kern County -REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
G) Claim in the matter of Gilbert Tarr vs. Kern County -REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)