SUMMARY OF PROCEEDINGS



BOARD OF SUPERVISORS - COUNTY OF KERN



1115 Truxtun Avenue

Bakersfield, California



Regular Meeting

Monday, October 27, 1997



8:30 A.M.



BOARD RECONVENE

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 (*) WERE CONSIDERED TO BE ROUTINE AND APPROVED BY ONE MOTION



BOARD ACTION SHOWN IN CAPS AFTER EACH ITEM



PUBLIC PRESENTATIONS


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! - NO ONE HEARD


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


CLOSED SESSIONS


COUNTY ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE



Pa-Pr

All Ayes



3)


Request for Closed Session re Public Employee Performance Evaluation - Title: Clerk of the Board -


Pa-Pr

All Ayes



4)


Request for Closed Session re Public Employee Performance Evaluation - Title: Agricultural Commissioner -


Pa-Pr

All Ayes



5)


Request for Closed Session re Public Employee Performance Evaluation - Title: Director of Mental Health -


Pa-Pr

All Ayes



6)


Request for Closed Session re Public Employee Performance Evaluation - Title: Fire Chief -


Pa-Pr

All Ayes



7)


Request for Closed Session re Public Employee Performance Evaluation - Title: Director of Resource Management Agency -


Pa-Pr

All Ayes



8)


Request for Closed Session re Public Employee Performance Evaluation - Title: Director of Emergency Medical Services -


Pa-Pr

All Ayes



9)


Request for Closed Session re Public Employee Performance Evaluation - Title: Chief Executive Officer of Kern Medical Center -


Pr-Pa


RECONVENED FROM CLOSED SESSION; ADJOURNED TO TUESDAY, OCTOBER 28, 1997 AT 10:00 A.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, October 28, 1997

10:00 A.M.

BOARD RECONVENED



Supervisors: McQuiston, Perez, Patrick, Peterson, Parra

ROLL CALL: All Present



SALUTE TO FLAG - Led by Supervisor Peterson



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



BOARD ACTION SHOWN IN CAPS OR UNDERLINED

RESOLUTIONS/PROCLAMATIONS



NOTE: ITEM NO. 2 HEARD PRIOR TO ITEM NO. 1

Pe-Pa

All Ayes

1) Proclamation proclaiming October 27 through 31, 1997 as Winter Storm and Flood Preparedness Week in Kern County - PROCLAIMED; MADE PRESENTATION TO BILL WILBANKS, ASSISTANT CAO AND CHUCK CONNER, OFFICE OF EMERGENCY SERVICES, GENERAL SERVICES; BILL WILBANKS HEARD
2) Presentation of Certificates of Recognition to Kevin Scott and Bob Klinoff of the Kern County Fire Department as County Employees of the Year and finalists of the California On Location Awards Day from the California Film Commission - MADE PRESENTATIONS TO CAPTAIN KEVIN SCOTT AND FIRE MARSHAL BOB KLINOFF; FIRE MARSHAL KLINOFF AND CAPTAIN SCOTT HEARD
PUBLIC REQUESTS
3) Presentation to the Board from the National Weather Service regarding the current El Nino weather forecast - STEVE MENDENHALL, METEOROLOGIST-IN-CHARGE, AND DON GUDGEL, WARNING COORDINATION METEOROLOGIST, NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE, MADE PRESENTATION
Pr-Pe

All Ayes









Pa-Mc

All Ayes

4) Request from the Kern County Commission on Child Care to present a summary of their quarterly report to the Board and to submit the revised Commission Bylaws for the Board's approval - TAMMY BURNS, KERN COUNTY COMMISSION ON CHILD CARE, HEARD; RECEIVED AND FILED REPORT



APPROVED KERN COUNTY COMMISSION ON CHILD CARE BYLAWS

APPOINTMENTS/RESIGNATIONS
Pe-Pr

All Ayes

*5) Appointment of Oscar Rudnick (replacing Richard Rudnick) (Section 3), term to expire December 20, 1999; reappointment of Dale Creighton (Section 3), term to expire December 20, 1999; reappointment of Bruce Hafenfeld (Section 3), term to expire December 20, 1998; appointment of James Etcheverry (replacing Eric Stewart) (Section 15), term to expire December 20, 1999; reappointment of Bertram J. Snedden (Section 15), term to expire December 20, 1998; and reappointment of Frank Munoz (Section 15), term to expire December 20, 1998 to the Grazing Advisory Board - MADE APPOINTMENTS AND REAPPOINTMENTS
WITH-

DRAWN

*6) Appointments to the Kern County Juvenile Justice Coordinating Council of Terry McNally (replacing Len M. McGillivray), term to expire October 22, 1998; John C. Mollison (replacing Supervisor Peter Parra), term to expire October 22, 1998; and Supervisor Steve A. Perez (replacing Supervisor Barbara Patrick), term to expire January, 1998 -
Pe-Pr

All Ayes

*7) Vacancy in Kern County Water Resources Committee due to the death of Arnold Rummelsburg, Fourth District Member, term to expire December 31, 1997 - DIRECTED CLERK OF THE BOARD TO POST VACANCY
PUBLIC PRESENTATIONS



8) 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
Pe-Pr 9) 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 Peterson discussed current gang-related murders, crimes, and witness intimidation - REFERRED TO CAO TO REVIEW, IN COORDINATION WITH THE DISTRICT ATTORNEY AND SHERIFF, THE POSSIBILITY OF FEDERAL FUNDING FOR A WITNESS PROTECTION PROGRAM FOR REPORT BACK TO THE BOARD

Supervisor Parra announced meetings in Lamont on October 29, 1997 at 3:00 P.M. and in Arvin on November 5, 1997 to conduct press conferences and announce a call to action to bring communities together to show support of law enforcement and outline long-range solutions for neighborhoods against gang members and gang crime

DEPARTMENTAL REQUESTS



EMPLOYERS' TRAINING RESOURCE

Pe-Pr

All Ayes

*10) Request to close all Employers' Training Resource facilities on Friday, November 7, 1997 for in-house staff self-assessment program - APPROVED
FIRE DEPARTMENT
Pe-Pr

All Ayes

*11) Proposed Agreement for In-Service Training and Instructional Services between the County of Kern, City of Bakersfield, and Kern Community College District - APPROVE; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 696-97
Pe-Pr

All Ayes

*12) Unusual Travel Request for Sharon Ward to attend the National Academy of Emergency Medical Dispatchers and EMD Quality Assurance to be held in Valley Forge, Pennsylvania, from November 11 through 16, 1997, in an amount not to exceed $1,804.00 - APPROVED
HUMAN SERVICES
Pe-Pr

All Ayes

*13) Retroactive approval of emergency out-of-state travel for two social service aides to travel to Phoenix, Arizona, to pick up three runaway minors who are dependent children of the court on October 10, 1997, in an amount not to exceed $1,277.30 - APPROVED
Pe-Pr

All Ayes

*14) Proposed travel request for Don Dudley, Director of Human Services, and Morgan Clayton, Co-Chair of the Business Advisory Team, to attend and participate in the National Association of Counties of Human Services Conference in Tulsa County, Oklahoma, November 12 through 14, 1997, in an amount not to exceed $1,520.00 - APPROVED
KERN MEDICAL CENTER
WITH-

DRAWN

*15) Proposed two-year Agreement for professional obstetrics/gynecology services with Kurt Finberg, M.D., in an amount not to exceed $50,000.00 per contract year -
WITH-

DRAWN

*16) Proposed two-year Agreement for professional obstetrics/gynecology services with Deng Fa Fong, M.D., in an amount not to exceed $50,000.00 per contract year -
Pe-Pr

All Ayes

*17) Appointments of Noel G. Del Mundo, M.D.; Kathleen M. Sakamoto, M.D.; Sahaphun Hansa, M.D.; Katayoun Sabetian, M.D.; and Caroline M. Wong, M.D. to Provisional/Courtesy and Provisional/Consulting Medical Staff Membership - APPROVED
LIBRARY
Pe-Pr

All Ayes

*18) 1997 California State Library Report - RECEIVED AND FILED
MUSEUM
Pe-Pr

All Ayes

*19) Family Week Sunday, November 16, 1997, admission of one child free with each paying adult - APPROVED
Pe-Pr

All Ayes

*20) Proposed Museum Foundation Individual and Family Membership Program Benefits - APPROVED
PERSONNEL DEPARTMENT
Pe-Pr

All Ayes

*21) Classifications of positions recommended by Civil Service Commission, effective to November 4, 1997 - APPROVED; REFERRED TO PERSONNEL TO AMEND THE DEPARTMENTAL POSITIONS AND SALARY SCHEDULES
Pa-Pe

All Ayes

22) Report and presentation by Human Relations Commission President, Dr. F. Barry Jacobs regarding the Commission's 1996 Annual Report - DR. BARRY JACOBS HEARD; RECEIVED AND FILED
PROBATION DEPARTMENT
Pe-Pr

All Ayes

*23) Proposed Delinquency Prevention Services Agreement with Bakersfield City School District, (County to receive $47,500.00) - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 697-97
Pe-Pr

All Ayes

*24) Proposed Agreement with Medical Pharmacies Inc., to provide pharmaceutical products and services for juveniles in custody, in an amount not to exceed $65,000.00 - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 698-97
PROBATION DEPARTMENT

Juvenile Justice Coordinating Council

Pe-Pr

All Ayes

*25) Designate the Kern County Juvenile Justice Coordinating Council as the planning council under the Comprehensive Youth Services Act - APPROVED
PUBLIC HEALTH DEPARTMENT
Pe-Pr

All Ayes

*26) Appropriation of unanticipated revenue in the amount of $201,300.00 for MediCal Administrative Claims "Take-Back" - APPROVED APPROPRIATION OF UNANTICIPATED REVENUE IN THE AMOUNT OF $201,300.00 TO APPROPRIATIONS FOR CONTINGENCIES; APPROVED BUDGET TRANSFER IN THE AMOUNT OF $201,300.00 FROM APPROPRIATIONS FOR CONTINGENCIES TO BUDGET UNIT 4110
Pe-Pr

All Ayes

*27) Proposed Agreement with Visiting Nurse Services, Inc. for FY 1997-98 for Case Management Services in an amount not to exceed $14,548.00 - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 699-97
Pe-Pr

All Ayes

*28) Proposed Agreement with Hoffman Specialized Homecare for FY 1997-98 for Case Management Services in an amount not to exceed $14,548.00 - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 700-97
Pe-Pr

All Ayes

*29) Proposed Amendment No. 2 to Agreement with Western Consortium for Public Health to retroactively allow submission of County's invoice to January 31, 1997 - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 701-97
SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT
Pe-Pr

All Ayes

*30) Expenditure by the Sheriff of Inmate Welfare Funds Pursuant to Penal Code Section 4025; Funding: No impact on County General Fund - APPROVED APPROPRIATION OF UNANTICIPATED REVENUE IN THE AMOUNT OF $51,800.00 FROM SHERIFF'S INMATE WELFARE FUND #24057 FOR CONSTRUCTION OF GUARD SHACK AND GATE IMPROVEMENTS; APPROVED BUDGET TRANSFER FROM APPROPRIATIONS FOR CONTINGENCIES TO BUDGET UNIT 2210
Pa-Pr 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, October 28, 1997



2:00 P.M



BOARD RECONVENED

Supervisors: McQuiston, Perez, Patrick, Peterson, Parra

ROLL CALL: 4 Present, 1 Absent: Supervisor Patrick



NOTE: SUPERVISOR PATRICK ENTERED BOARD MEETING AFTER ROLL CALL



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



BOARD ACTION SHOWN IN CAPS OR UNDERLINED

PUBLIC PRESENTATIONS
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! - NO ONE HEARD
BOARD MEMBER ANNOUNCEMENTS/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

Pe-Mc

All Ayes

3) Report on the Upgrade of Kern County's Communications System - AUTHORIZED COMMUNICATIONS DIVISION OF GENERAL SERVICES TO PROCEED WITH IMPLEMENTATION OF PHASE I OF THE COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEM UPGRADE PROJECT DURING THE CURRENT FISCAL YEAR
Pr-Pe

All Ayes

4) Financing Plan for Replacement Projects for Communications System, Payroll/Personnel System, and Public Health Facility - 1) APPROVED BUDGET TRANSFER OF $934,000 FROM APPROPRIATIONS FOR CONTINGENCIES (B.U. #1970) TO CAPITAL PROJECTS BUDGET (B.U. #1960) TO ESTABLISH COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEM PROJECT LINE ITEM; AND 2) REFERRED FINALIZATION OF SITE EVALUATION AND SELECTION FOR REPLACEMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH FACILITY TO CAO, PROPERTY MANAGEMENT, AND DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH

Pr-Pa

All Ayes

*5) Establishment of 1997 Master Lease Replacement Projects Special Fund & Budget Unit - 1) ESTABLISHED 1997 MASTER LEASE FUND #00225 AS INTEREST BEARING TO GENERAL FUND #00001, 2) ESTABLISHED BUDGET UNIT #8225, 1997 MASTER LEASE, AND 3) APPROVED ADVANCE OF UP TO $850,000 FROM GENERAL FUND TO 1997 MASTER LEASE FUND #00225; AND 4) ADOPTED RESOLUTION 97-326 FOR REIMBURSEMENT OF EXPENDITURES FROM LEASE PROCEEDS
Pe-Mc

All Ayes

6) Appointments of Members of the Board of Supervisors to the Kern County Museum Authority - APPOINTED SUPERVISOR PATRICK AND SUPERVISOR PARRA; REFERRED TO CAO TO REVIEW COMPOSITION OF THE AUTHORITY GOVERNING BODY AND EQUAL BALANCE OF REPRESENTATION FOR REPORT BACK TO THE BOARD
Pr-Pa

All Ayes

*7) Unusual travel request for Allan Krauter to travel to Miaoli County, Taiwan - APPROVED; ADOPTED RESOLUTION 97-327 AUTHORIZING ACCEPTANCE OF DONATION OF TRAVEL EXPENSES BY AMERICAN FARMING ADVANCE BUSINESS IN THE ESTIMATED AMOUNT OF $2,200; AUTHORIZED COUNTY PAYMENT OF TRAVEL EXPENSES FOR GREG WHITNEY, PRESIDENT OF THE KERN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION, IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $2,200

COUNTY ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE

General Services Division



S.D. #1

Pr-Pa

All Ayes

*8) Request for approval to negotiate and award a grazing permit at the Sheriff's Lerdo Facility - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED GENERAL SERVICES TO NEGOTIATE AND ACCEPT BIDS



S.D. #4
Pr-Pa

All Ayes

*9) Proposed Amendment to the Agreement for Lease of the Southwest Branch Library to extend the term, reduce the rental rate and provide for County ownership at end of the lease term - SET HEARING DATE FOR TUESDAY, DECEMBER 2, 1997, AT 2:00 P.M.; DIRECTED CLERK OF THE BOARD TO PUBLISH



S.D. #5
Pr-Pa

All Ayes

*10) (8211.8355) Change Order No. 11, providing for an increase of $8,047.09 for the Kern Medical Center Surgical Facility Addition - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN
Pr-Pa

All Ayes

*11) (9144.8116) Plans and Specifications for construction of Kern Sanitation Authority Wastewater Control Facility (from 10/21/97) - MADE FINDING THAT PROJECT IS EXEMPT FROM CEQA PER SECTION 15302(b) AND THAT NOTICE OF EXEMPTION HAS BEEN FILED; APPROVED PLANS AND SPECIFICATIONS; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN PLANS; AUTHORIZED GENERAL SERVICES TO PUBLISH PURSUANT TO PUBLIC CONTRACT CODE SECTION 20125; BID OPENING IS SCHEDULED FOR THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 1997, AT 11:00 A.M.



COUNTY COUNSEL
Pr-Pa

All Ayes

*12) Proposed Ordinance to set voluntary campaign contribution limits for County officers, including judicial officers, as authorized by Proposition 208 - WAIVED READING; INTRODUCED ORDINANCE

Pr-Pa

All Ayes

*13) Request of the Auditor-Controller-County Clerk for destruction of records no longer needed and eligible for destruction - APPROVED



RESOURCE MANAGEMENT AGENCY

ALL S.D.'s

Pr-Pa

All Ayes

*14) Status Report on the Certified Unified Permitting Agency - RECEIVED AND FILED
Pr-Pa

All Ayes

*15) Report re potential Legislation Allowing Board of Supervisors to Delegate Temporary Road Closure Authority - AUTHORIZED COUNTY ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE, BOARD OF TRADE AND RESOURCE MANAGEMENT AGENCY TO DEVELOP A LEGISLATIVE PROPOSAL FOR CONSIDERATION AS PART OF KERN COUNTY'S LEGISLATIVE PROGRAM
Pr-Pa

All Ayes

*16) Request to Set Hearing Date for Submittal of Kern County Permit Consolidation Zone Application to California Environmental Protection Agency - SET TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 11, 1997, AT 2:00 P.M. AS HEARING DATE
Pr-Pa

All Ayes

*17) Sponsorship for 1998 California Biosolids Conference on January 21-22, 1998 in Bakersfield at no cost to County - APPROVED
Pr-Pa

All Ayes

*18) Update on Resource Management Agency Boards, Commissions, and Committees - APPROVED THE DISSOLUTION OF ANIMAL CONTROL AD HOC COMMITTEE AND FAIR HOUSING ADVISORY COMMITTEE; REFERRED THE MEMBERSHIP COMPOSITION ISSUES FOR OVERALL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM COMMITTEE, SUBDIVISION REVIEW COMMITTEE, UTILITY COORDINATING COMMITTEE, AND GROUNDWATER QUALITY COMMITTEE TO THE RESOURCE MANAGEMENT AGENCY FOR RECOMMENDATIONS; RECEIVED AND FILED REPORT
RESOURCE MANAGEMENT AGENCY

Engineering & Survey Services Department



S.D. #1

Pr-Pa

All Ayes

*19) Tract No. 5526, Unit 3; South Side of Snow Road, 1/4 Mile East of Calloway Drive, Northwest Bakersfield Area; Type "A" Subdivision; SmithTech-USA, Inc. for Norris Road Venture - ADOPTED RESOLUTION 97-328 MAKING FINDINGS OF FACT PER SECTION 21151 OF PUBLIC RESOURCES CODE, SECTION 66473.5, 66474 AND 65567 OF GOVERNMENT CODE INCLUDING APPROVAL OF WAIVER OF SIGNATURE FOR MINERAL OWNERS WITHOUT SURFACE ENTRY RIGHTS AND EASEMENT HOLDERS PER SECTION 66436 OF GOVERNMENT CODE AND SECTION 18.45.020 D1 OF LAND DIVISION ORDINANCE (SECTION 18.15.030 K1,2,3 NOT APPLICABLE) AND RESTORATION OF INGRESS AND EGRESS ACROSS LOT "B" IN TRACT NO. 4887, UNIT B; APPROVED FINAL MAP; AUTHORIZED CLERK OF THE BOARD TO SIGN; APPROVED IMPROVEMENT AND MONUMENTATION AGREEMENTS; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN; CONSENTED TO MAKING OF IRREVOCABLE OFFER OF DEDICATION FOR OFF-SITE ACCESS EASEMENT; AUTHORIZED CLERK OF THE BOARD TO SIGN; RECEIVED AND FILED DOCUMENTS AND ORDERED RECORDED AS APPROPRIATE



RESOURCE MANAGEMENT AGENCY

Environmental Health Services



All S.D.'s

Pr-Pa

All Ayes

*20) Report re Glennville Water Contamination - AUTHORIZED THE DIRECTOR OF ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH SERVICES TO ADVISE THE CENTRAL VALLEY REGIONAL WATER QUALITY CONTROL BOARD THAT THE COUNTY CONSENTS TO THE RELEASE AND USE OF ANY RESIDUAL FUNDS FROM THE CONSENT DECREE ENTERED IN KERN COUNTY SUPERIOR COURT CASE NO. 203682 FOR AN ALTERNATE SOURCE OF POTABLE WATER FOR THOSE RESIDENTS AFFECTED BY THE MTBE CONTAMINATION TO THEIR DRINKING WATER SUPPLIES
HEARINGS
Pa-Pr

All Ayes

21) Recovery of Cost for Demolition of Structure at 2508 Kentucky Street - OPENED HEARING; NO ONE HEARD; CLOSED HEARING; ADOPTED RESOLUTION 97-329 CONFIRMING EXPENDITURE OF $8,474.67; DIRECTED CLERK OF THE BOARD TO SEND NOTICE OF DECISION TO OWNERS PURSUANT TO ORDINANCE CODE SECTION 8.44.050; ORDERED COST OF ABATING PUBLIC NUISANCE TO BE A SPECIAL ASSESSMENT AND A LIEN AGAINST THE REAL PROPERTY IF COST IS NOT PAID WITHIN 15 DAYS AFTER NOTICE OF DECISION HAS BEEN MAILED; ASSESSMENT TO BE COLLECTED AT THE SAME TIME AND IN THE SAME MANNER AS ORDINARY COUNTY TAXES, AND SUBJECT TO THE SAME PENALTIES AND PROCEDURE FOR SALE IN CASE OF DELINQUENCY; ORDERED THAT ALL MONEY RECOVERED BY PAYMENT OF ASSESSMENT OR FROM THE SALE OF PROPERTY BE CREDITED TO THE REPAIR AND DEMOLITION FUND; DIRECTED COUNTY COUNSEL TO PREPARE A "NOTICE OF LIEN" TO BE RECORDED BY THE ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH SERVICES DEPARTMENT IF COSTS ARE NOT TIMELY PAID; AUTHORIZED THE AUDITOR-CONTROLLER TO REIMBURSE THE KERN COUNTY ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH SERVICES DEPARTMENT $1,028.00 AND GENERAL SERVICES CONSTRUCTION SERVICES DEPARTMENT $7,446.67 FROM THE REPAIR AND DEMOLITION FUND



Pr-Pe

All Ayes

22) Recovery of Cost for Demolition of Structure at 2602 North Kern Street - OPENED HEARING; NO ONE HEARD; CLOSED HEARING; ADOPTED RESOLUTION 97-330 CONFIRMING EXPENDITURE OF $12,808.28; DIRECTED CLERK OF THE BOARD TO SEND NOTICE OF DECISION TO OWNERS PURSUANT TO ORDINANCE CODE SECTION 8.44.050; ORDERED COST OF ABATING PUBLIC NUISANCE TO BE A SPECIAL ASSESSMENT AND A LIEN AGAINST THE REAL PROPERTY IF COST IS NOT PAID WITHIN 15 DAYS AFTER NOTICE OF DECISION HAS BEEN MAILED; ASSESSMENT TO BE COLLECTED AT THE SAME TIME AND IN THE SAME MANNER AS ORDINARY COUNTY TAXES, AND SUBJECT TO THE SAME PENALTIES AND PROCEDURE FOR SALE IN CASE OF DELINQUENCY; ORDERED THAT ALL MONEY RECOVERED BY PAYMENT OF ASSESSMENT OR FROM THE SALE OF PROPERTY BE CREDITED TO THE REPAIR AND DEMOLITION FUND; DIRECTED COUNTY COUNSEL TO PREPARE A "NOTICE OF LIEN" TO BE RECORDED BY THE ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH SERVICES DEPARTMENT IF COSTS ARE NOT TIMELY PAID; AUTHORIZED THE AUDITOR-CONTROLLER TO REIMBURSE THE KERN COUNTY ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH SERVICES DEPARTMENT $587.00 AND GENERAL SERVICES CONSTRUCTION SERVICES DEPARTMENT $12,221.28 FROM THE REPAIR AND DEMOLITION FUND





RESOURCE MANAGEMENT AGENCY

Roads Department



All S.D.'s

Pr-Pa

All Ayes

*23) Sponsorship for Livable Communities Symposium - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED AUDITOR-CONTROLLER TO MAKE PAYMENT TO KERN TRANSPORTATION FOUNDATION FOR SPONSORSHIP FEE IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $500.00



S.D. #2
Pr-Pa

All Ayes

*24) Proposed Cooperative Agreement No. 244 with the State of California Department of Transportation to accept Caltrans' relinquishment of State Highway 202 - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 702-97 AND RELATED QUITCLAIM DEED
Pr-Pa

All Ayes

*25) Contract No. 98008, Plans, Specifications and Notice to Contractors for Construction on Rosamond Boulevard at Mojave-Tropico Road - APPROVED PLANS AND SPECIFICATIONS; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN PLANS; AUTHORIZED ROADS DEPARTMENT TO PUBLISH PURSUANT TO SECTION 20392 OF PUBLIC CONTRACTS CODE; BID OPENING DATE IS TO BE NOVEMBER 26, 1997, 11:00 A.M.

S.D. #3
Pr-Pa

All Ayes

*26) Contract No. 96024, Notice of Completion for Construction on Renfro Road between Johnson Road and State Highway 58, STPL-5950(048) - RECEIVED AND FILED

Pa-Pe

All Ayes

27) Contract No. 97041, Highway Planting at the Maxwell Memorial Interchange with J & M Land Restoration, Inc., in the amount of $98,097.31 - ACCEPTED DONATIONS FROM THE TREE FOUNDATION OF KERN AND CHEVRON; APPROVED CONTRACT; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN
S.D. #1 & #5
Pr-Pa

All Ayes

*28) Contract No. 97040, Notice of Completion for Construction on Comanche Drive - RECEIVED AND FILED



WASTE MANAGEMENT DEPARTMENT

Solid Waste Management Advisory Committee

29) Report regarding landfill entry fees and solid waste management issues - DAPHNE WASHINGTON, DIRECTOR OF WASTE MANAGEMENT DEPARTMENT, MADE PRESENTATION

WASTE MANAGEMENT DEPARTMENT

All S.D.'s

Mc-Pa

All Ayes

30) Report re Pay as You Throw Issues: Minimum Charges for Small Vehicles versus Charging by Actual Weight - 1) APPROVED THE CONCEPT OF CHARGING A MINIMUM RATE FOR SMALL VEHICLES UNDER THE PAY AS YOU THROW PROGRAM; 2) CONFIRMED THAT IT IS NOT ECONOMICAL OR PRACTICAL TO INSTALL SCALES AT SMALL WASTE FACILITIES AT THIS TIME; 3) DIRECTED WASTE MANAGEMENT DEPARTMENT TO CONTINUE TO CHARGE LARGE VEHICLES AT SMALL SITES USING THE CURRENT METHOD; AND 4) RECEIVED AND FILED REPORT

Pr-Pa

All Ayes

*31) Proposed deletion of one part-time Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator I/II; and addition of one full-time Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator I/II, effective October 28, 1997 - APPROVED; REFERRED TO PERSONNEL TO AMEND DEPARTMENTAL POSITIONS AND SALARY SCHEDULE

Pr-Pa

All Ayes

*32) Report re 1997 Public Education Campaign at the Kern County Fair, Funding $10,508 - RECEIVED AND FILED; APPROVED EXPENDITURE OF $500 FOR ENVIRONMENTAL AWARD PROGRAM

S.D. #1
Pr-Pa

All Ayes

*33) Special Provisions and Notice to Contractors for Erosion Control Project at Kern Valley Sanitary Landfill - RECEIVED AND FILED SPECIAL PROVISIONS; AUTHORIZED WASTE MANAGEMENT DEPARTMENT TO PREPARE NECESSARY REQUISITION FOR THE PURCHASING AGENT TO SOLICIT BIDS AND SECURE CONTRACT

S. D. #5
Pr-Pa

All Ayes

*34) Contract No. 97039; Reject all Bids for Drilling a Reverse Rotary Water Supply Well at Bakersfield Metropolitan Sanitary Landfill - REJECTED ALL BIDS AND RELEASED BID GUARANTEES
MATTERS FOR EXECUTIVE APPROVAL
Pr-Pa

All Ayes

35) Budget Transfers - APPROVED #40, #59 THROUGH #65
Pr-Pa

All Ayes

36) Travel Requests (Out-of-State) - APPROVED M. FONTAIN TO LAS VEGAS, NV; J. CAMPBELL TO LAS VEGAS, NV; E. CASTROVERDE TO LAS VEGAS, NV; T. ROBINSON TO HOUSTON, TX;
Pr-Pa

All Ayes

37) Minutes for Week of October 6, 1997 - APPROVED
Pr-Pa

All Ayes

38) Miscellaneous Letters and Documents - FILED
Pr-Pa

All Ayes

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

Pe-Pa ADJOURNED TO MONDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 1997 AT 8:30 A.M.







Clerk of the Board









Chairman, Board of Supervisors



38) MISCELLANEOUS LETTERS AND DOCUMENTS - FILED
Auditor-Controller-County Clerk
A) 1997-98 Property Tax Revenue Estimates
Clerk of the Board
B) Received, certified, and forwarded to Recorder for Recordation as follows:

1) Tract Map No. 5680-Phase C (S.D. 3)

2) Tract Map No. 5680-Phase F (S.D. 3)

3) Tract Map No. 5728-Phase 2 (S.D. 3)

4) Tract Map No. 5762-Unit B (S.D. 2)

5) Tract Map No. 5837-Unit 1 (S.D. 1)

6) Tract Map No. 5862 (S.D. 2)

7) Tract Map No. 5873-Phase 1 (S.D. 2)

8) Parcel Map No. 10382 (S.D. 1)

9) Parcel Map No. 10383 (S.D. 1)

10) Parcel Map No. 10395 (S.D. 1)

Engineering and Survey Services
C) Response to letter from FEMA dated September 25, 1997 concerning Petrini Construction, Inc. for a letter of Map Revision (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
Environmental Health Services
D) Thank you letter to Linda Ryan for donation to the Animal Control Shelter Program (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
General Services
E) Request to Record Easement/Resolution 87-127
Kern Medical Center
F) Thank you letter to Wendy Waller for the donation of a doll for the Pediatric Unit
G) Thank you letter to Balloon Depot for the donation of balloons for the Pediatric Unit
Museum
H) Response to the Report for Findings and Recommendations by the Auditor/Controller/County Clerk's Office
Resource Management Agency
I) Letter from David Price III re Quartley Status Report on Key Issues (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
Miscellaneous
J) Letter from Department of Conservation re California Land Conservation, Williamson Act (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
K) Letter from Solano County Board of Supervisors re State Grand Jury (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO and County Counsel)
L) Letter from Norma Thurston Rapp re the development West of Gargano and North of Pioneer Drive (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
M) Letter form U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management re California Desert District Advisory Council meeting on November 13-15 (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
N) Newsletter from PG & E re Current Issues in the Utility Industry (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
O) Notice from Southern California Gas Company re Proposed $27.8 Million Rate Increase (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO and General Services)
P) Notice from Federal Energy Regulatory Commission re Southern California Edison Company, Project No. 1930-015 (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
Q) Notice from Federal Energy Regulatory Commission re Southern California Edison Company, Project No. 2290-015 (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO, General Services and County Counsel)
R) Notice of Proposed Regulatory Action by the State Board of Equalization Title 18, Public Revenues Regulations (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO, Assessors, AAB and County Counsel)
S) Notice of Meeting from Wildlife Conservation Board for November 13, 1997
T) Notice from State of California Fish and Game Commission re Proposed Changes in Regulations of the Fish and Game Commission (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
U) Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS)/Program Environmental Impact Report (PEIR) for the Sale of Naval Petroleum Reserve Number 1 (Elk Hills) (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO, Planning and County Counsel)
V) Minutes of Meeting of September 18, 1997 for Kern Council of Governments Transportation Planning Policy Committee (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
W) News Release from U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation re Final Environmental Assessment and Initial Study for the Contra Canal intake Fish Screening Project (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
X) News Release from U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation re 60-Day Public Review of Proposed Interim Renewal of Central Valley Project Contracts for Continued Water Service and the Environmental Assessment (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO and ESS)
Y) News Release from U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation re Temporary Water Purchase Agreements to Meet the Fish and Wildlife Water Needs for 1998 (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
Z) News Release from U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation re Two-Month Interim Water Service Contracts (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
AA) Revised Notice from Federal Energy Regulatory Commission re Public Outreach meeting for October 23, 1997 (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO and General Services)
BB) Notice from Child Development Policy Institute Education Fund (CDPIEF) re California's Child of Welfare Reform: CALWORKS (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO and Human Services)
CC) Program Highlights from the Bench and Bar Conference Sponsored by the Santa Barbara County Bar Association and West Group (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
DD) Report from Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) re Hazard Mitigation Team and Early Implementation Strategy Progress Report (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO and EMS)
EE) Book from U.S. Department of Justice, National Institute of Justice re Solicitation for the Forensic DNA Laboratory Improvement Program, Phase 3 (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO, District Attorney, Superior Court and Municipal Court)
39) LETTERS RECEIVED AND REFERRED BY CLERK OF THE BOARD -APPROVED AND FILED
A) Letter from California Department of Education, Child Development Division re Revision of CalWORKS Stage 2 County Allocations included in Management Bulletin No. 97-22 - REFERRED TO HUMAN SERVICES (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
B) Letter from Gary L. Williams in Opposition to prime agricultural land being developed into housing tracts -REFERRED TO PLANNING (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO and County Counsel)
C) Letter from Lehr Brothers, Inc. Re General Plan Amendment Case No. 8, Map No. 104-30; Amendment of Zoning Map No. 104-30, Zone Change No. 24 - REFERRED TO PLANNING (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO and County Counsel)
D) Letter from Office of Traffic Safety re California's Drunk and Drugged Driving (3-D) Prevention Month in December -REFERRED TO ROADS (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
E) Letter from Inyokern Community Services District Municipal Advisory Council re preparations for the flooding expected from the El Nino predictions - REFERRED TO GENERAL SERVICES-OES (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
F) Letter of Introduction from Comprehensive Physician Services re their services - REFERRED TO KERN MEDICAL CENTER (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
G) Claim in the matter of Eleanor Alvarez vs. Kern County -REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
H) Claim in the matter of Mike Caudill vs. Kern County -REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
I) Claim in the matter of Mark Curley vs. Kern County -REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
J) Claim in the matter of Michael J. Garrison vs. Kern County -REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
K) Claim in the matter of Dave Ginn vs. Kern County -REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
L) Claim in the matter of George H. Grimshaw vs. Kern County -REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
M) Claim in the matter of Christopher J. Hoffman vs. Kern County -REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
N) Claim in the matter of Dorean Hosking vs. Kern County -REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
O) Claim in the matter of Lee Jamieson vs. Kern County -REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
P) Claim in the matter of Michael D, Lloyd vs. Kern County -REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
Q) Claim in the matter of Mercado Latino vs. Kern County -REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
R) Claim in the matter of Michael L. McCullar vs. Kern County -REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
S) Claim in the matter of Ernie L. Sanchez vs. Kern County -REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
T) Claims for Injuries and damages and Re-notice of taking Deposition Pursuant to Order on Petition to Preserve Testimony before Action in the matter of Kevin Schmidt vs. Kern County -REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
U) Claim in the matter of Kevin Schmidt vs. Kern County -REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
V) Claim in the matter of John Soto vs. Kern County -REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
W) Amendment to claim in the matter of John Soto vs. Kern County -REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
X) Claim in the matter of Randal W. Talpas Sr. vs. Kern County -REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)