SUMMARY OF PROCEEDINGS



BOARD OF SUPERVISORS - COUNTY OF KERN



1115 Truxtun Avenue

Bakersfield, California



Regular Meeting

Tuesday, November 11, 1997



2:00 P.M.



BOARD RECONVENED

Supervisors: McQuiston, Perez, Patrick, Peterson, Parra

ROLL CALL: 4 Present; 1 Absent: Supervisor Perez



NOTE: Supervisor Perez is out of the County conducting County business



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.



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
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1) Proclamation proclaiming the month of November as National Adoptions Month in Kern County - PROCLAIMED; MADE PRESENTATION TO KATHY IRVINE, ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF HUMAN SERVICES; KATHY IRVINE HEARD
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2) Proclamation proclaiming November 13-18, 1997 as GEO Week in Kern County - PROCLAIMED; MADE PRESENTATION TO GENE TACKETT AND ROB BALL; ROB BALL AND GENE TACKETT HEARD; JOSH CELLA, STEPHEN WALKER AND KEVIN FULLER FROM CHRISTA MCAULIFFE SCHOOL MADE PRESENTATION
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3) Proclamation proclaiming November 16-22, 1997 as Family Week in Kern County - PROCLAIMED; MADE PRESENTATION TO DAYNA NICHOLS, CHAIRMAN OF KERN COUNTY FAMILY WEEK; DAYNA NICHOLS HEARD; KATIE PHELPS, STACIE NICHOLS, MEAGAN JACKSON, MARISSA MANSON, SAMANTHA HUONG, AMANDA PHILLIPS, GINA BROWN, AND AMY ELMS INTRODUCED
PUBLIC REQUEST
4) Request from Leifer Capital to provide Quarterly Update of Municipal Financing Consultant Activities - DAVID LEIFER HEARD
APPOINTMENTS/RESIGNATIONS
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*5) Appointments of Terry McNally (replacing Len M. McGillivray), John C. Mollison (replacing Peter Parra), and Supervisor Steve Perez (replacing Supervisor Barbara Patrick) to the Juvenile Justice Coordinating Council, terms to expire October 22, 1998 - MADE APPOINTMENTS
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*6) Appointment of Royce Johnson to the Policy Advisory Committee of the Valley Fever Vaccine Project - MADE APPOINTMENT
PUBLIC PRESENTATIONS
7) 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
8) 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])-
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Supervisor Patrick requested Board support for Supervisor Perez for CSAC Vice-President - REFERRED TO CLERK OF THE BOARD FOR PLACEMENT ON MONDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 1997 BOARD AGENDA AT 8:30 A.M.

Pe-Mc ADJOURNED AS BOARD OF SUPERVISORS AND CONVENED AS KERN SANITATION AUTHORITY


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


KERN SANITATION AUTHORITY
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#9) Project completion report for Purchase Order No. 805352; Repair of Secondary Clarifier at Kern Sanitation Authority Wastewater Treatment Plant - RECEIVED AND FILED

Pe-Mc ADJOURNED AS KERN SANITATION AUTHORITY AND RECONVENED AS

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

DEPARTMENTAL REQUESTS



AIRPORTS

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10) Acceptance of second low bid for Meadows Field Install Runway Visual Ranger Sensor Wiring and Supports from Lee Wilson Electric Company in the amount of $135,990 - MADE FINDING THAT MC KEE ELECTRIC COMPANY WAS NON-RESPONSIVE; ACCEPTED SECOND LOW BID; AUTHORIZED AIRPORTS DEPARTMENT TO PREPARE NECESSARY DOCUMENTS AND RELEASED ALL OTHER BID GUARANTEES



COUNTY ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE
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*11) Economic Incentive Policy Finding of Eligibility: Paramount Citrus - Fiscal Impact: $72,000 Estimated - APPROVED; REFERRED DEVELOPMENT OF AGREEMENT WITH PARAMOUNT CITRUS TO CAO AND COUNTY COUNSEL
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*12) Kern Economic Development Corporation Finding of Eligibility - Paramount Citrus Plant Construction - FOUND KERN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION ELIGIBLE TO RECEIVE ESTABLISHED PORTION (10%) OF ANY ECONOMIC INCENTIVE AMOUNT AWARDED TO PARAMOUNT CITRUS AS RELATED TO ITS CURRENT PROPOSED CONSTRUCTION
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13) Report on Kern County Museum Authority Board Composition - RECEIVED AND FILED
Legislative Matter:
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*14) HR 2534 (by House Committee on Agriculture): Farm and Home Adviser Funding - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN CORRESPONDENCE TO APPROPRIATE MEMBERS OF CONGRESS COMMUNICATING BOARD'S POSITION



COUNTY ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE

General Services Division



S.D. #1

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*15) (1960.8122) Change Order No. 2, providing for an increase of $5,041.60 for the East Kern Municipal Court District, Ridgecrest Justice Building Court Facility Addition - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN



S.D. #2
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*16) Proposed Amendment to License Agreement for use of space at 500 East "F" Street in Tehachapi by the Office on Aging, amending term of the agreement to commence on July 1, 1997, and including compensation of $100.00 per month for utilities, maintenance and janitorial services - MADE FINDING THAT PROJECT IS EXEMPT FROM CEQA PER SECTION 15301; DIRECTED CLERK OF THE BOARD TO COMPLETE AND FILE NOTICE OF EXEMPTION; APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 715-97
S.D. #3
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*17) (1625.7174) Plans and specifications for Office on Aging, Accessibility Upgrade - APPROVED PLANS AND SPECIFICATIONS; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN PLANS; AUTHORIZED GENERAL SERVICES TO PREPARE REQUISITION FOR PURCHASING AGENT TO SOLICIT BIDS
S.D. #5
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*18) (8211.8355) Change Order No. 12, providing for an increase of $27,306.36 for the Kern Medical Center Surgical Facility Addition - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN
All S.D.'s
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*19) Proposed Amendment to Agreement with Superintendent of Schools, authorizing County Purchasing Agent to procure supplies and equipment to add additional individual school districts - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 716-97
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*20) Request for deletion of one Storekeeper II position and addition of one part-time (19 hours per week) Storekeeper I position and one Reprographics Technician I Position, effective November 11, 1997 - APPROVED; REFERRED TO PERSONNEL TO AMEND DEPARTMENTAL POSITIONS AND SALARY SCHEDULE



COUNTY COUNSEL
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*21) Proposed ordinance adding subsection 10.16.041.71 to section 10.16.041, Chapter 10.16 of the Kern County Ordinance Code concerning no stopping zone on Rosedale Frontage Road South - WAIVED READING; INTRODUCED ORDINANCE
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*22) Request from Kern Medical Center to destroy records no longer needed and eligible for destruction - APPROVED
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*23) Request from Resource Management Agency to destroy records no longer needed and eligible for destruction - APPROVED
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MOTION TO CONSIDER NON-AGENDA ITEM: MADE FINDING THAT NEED TO TAKE ACTION ON NON-AGENDA MATTER OCCURRED AFTER AGENDA WAS POSTED BECAUSE THE WATER AGENCY'S REQUEST TO CONDUCT ANNUAL ASSESSMENT HEARING WAS RECEIVED BY COUNTY COUNSEL TOO LATE TO PLACE THE ITEM SETTING THE HEARING ON THE REGULAR AGENDA AND THE HEARING MUST BE HELD PRIOR TO THE FIRST OF THE YEAR
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23A) Resolution setting Monday, December 15, 1997 at 2:00 P.M. as the date and time to hold the Kern County Water Agency hearing on Proposed Zones of Benefit numbers 7-99, 17-99, 18-99 and 19-99 and assessments to be levied thereon - APPROVED; ADOPTED RESOLUTION 97-343

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MOTION TO CONSIDER NON-AGENDA ITEM: MADE FINDING THAT NEED TO TAKE ACTION ON NON-AGENDA MATTER OCCURRED AFTER AGENDA WAS POSTED BECAUSE THE BERRENDA MESA WATER DISTRICT'S REQUEST TO CONDUCT THE ANNUAL ASSESSMENT HEARING WAS RECEIVED BY COUNTY COUNSEL TOO LATE TO PLACE THE ITEM SETTING THE HEARING ON THE REGULAR AGENDA AND THE HEARING MUST BE HELD PRIOR TO THE FIRST OF THE YEAR
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23B) Resolution setting Monday, December 15, 1997 at 2:00 P.M. as the date and time to hold the Berrenda Mesa Water District hearing to determine any objections to assessments for Fiscal Year 1998 and to assess land which has escaped assessment in prior years - APPROVED; ADOPTED RESOLUTION 97-344
FIRE DEPARTMENT
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*24) Quarterly Report of Overtime Expenditures - RECEIVED AND FILED
KERN MEDICAL CENTER
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*25) Proposed Resolution granting golden handshake retirement to one Account Clerk III and one Maintenance Painter and deletion one full-time Account Clerk III effective January 31, 1998, and one full-time Maintenance Painter effective December 26, 1997 - APPROVED; ADOPTED RESOLUTION 97-345; REFERRED TO PERSONNEL TO AMEND THE DEPARTMENTAL POSITIONS AND SALARY SCHEDULES
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*26) Proposed three year professional rehabilitation therapy services agreement with Therapists Unlimited for Sagebrush Home and Family Services and Adult Day Care (Elder Life) in an amount not to exceed $40,000 per year - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 717-97
MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES
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*27) Proposed agreement with Jon Buis, L.C.S.W. for FY 1997-98 for provision of two therapists for individual, family, and group counseling services in an amount not to exceed $104,000.00 - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 718-97
PARKS AND RECREATION DEPARTMENT
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*28) Report regarding Destinet Service Corporation, Contract Campground Reservation Service, declaring Chapter 11 Bankruptcy; Fiscal Impact $20,000 - RECEIVED AND FILED
PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICES
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*29) Proposed Agreement with Clinishare, dba, Bakersfield Private Home Health for Housing Opportunities for People with AIDS (HOPWA) in an amount not to exceed $14,008 - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 719-97
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*30) Proposed Agreement with Bonita Coyle for Housing Opportunities for People with AIDS (HOPWA) in an amount not to exceed $4,000 - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 720-97



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*31) Proposed Agreement with Clinica Sierra Vista, Lifeline Project for Housing Opportunities for People with AIDS (HOPWA) in an amount not to exceed $119,025 - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 721-97
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*32) Proposed Additional License Agreement with One Health Care Provider for Automated Immunization Tracking and Registration System - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 722-97
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*33) Proposed Agreement with Sage Community Health Center for Immunization Services in an amount not to exceed $69,161 - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 723-97
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*34) Proposed Agreement with Kathleen M. Ritter, Ph.D., Psychotherapist for Case Management Services in an amount not to exceed $4,951 - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 724-97
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*35) Proposed Agreement with Clinica Sierra Vista, Inc., for Immunization Services in the Amount of 154,403 - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 725-97
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*36) Acceptance of Donation of Hepatitis B Vaccine - ACCEPTED 15 ADULT DOSES OF HEPATITIS VACCINE FROM SMITHKLINE BEECHAM, PHARMACEUTICALS; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN THANK YOU LETTER
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*37) Acceptance of Cash Donation from Glaxo Wellcome, Inc., in the amount of $1,500 and proposed provider agreement for utilization of funds - ACCEPTED CASH DONATION; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN THANK YOU LETTER; APPROVED AGREEMENT; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 726-97
RESOURCE MANAGEMENT AGENCY



HEARING

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38) Permit Consolidation Zone Application - OPENED HEARING; PETER RUGGERELLO, CAL/EPA KERN COUNTY PERMIT ASSISTANCE CENTER, HEARD; CLOSED HEARING; APPROVED KERN COUNTY PERMIT CONSOLIDATION ZONE APPLICATION; ADOPTED RESOLUTION 97-346; DIRECTED CLERK OF BOARD TO CERTIFY APPLICATION AND FILE NOTICE OF EXEMPTION IN REGARDS TO CALIFORNIA ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY ACT; AUTHORIZED DIRECTOR OF RESOURCE MANAGEMENT AGENCY TO SUBMIT APPLICATION INCLUDING ANY NON-SUBSTANTIVE AMENDMENTS TO SECRETARY OF CALIFORNIA ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY; RECEIVED AND FILED DOCUMENTS



RESOURCE MANAGEMENT AGENCY

Community Development Program Department



All S.D.'s

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*39) Payment of Costs in Support of Fair Housing Poster and Essay Contest, Funding: $951.97; FY 1996-97 CD Block Grant Program; Budgeted - AUTHORIZED CDPD TO UTILIZE UP TO $951.97 ($151.97 MORE THAN ORIGINALLY APPROVED) IN CD BLOCK GRANT FUNDS FOR COSTS RELATED TO THE FAIR HOUSING POSTER AND ESSAY CONTEST AND AWARDS CEREMONY; AUTHORIZED PAYMENT OF THE $951.97 TOTAL TO THE CITY OF BAKERSFIELD FOR COSTS INCURRED
S.D. #4
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*40) Proposed Agreement with Almond Court, Inc. for the Potential Poplar Village Housing Project in the City of Wasco; Designation of Almond Court, Inc. as a Community Housing Development Organization (CHDO); and Amendment No. 2 to the Agreement with Self-Help Enterprises Concerning the Almond Court Project in Wasco; Funding: $1,000,000; Discretionary; Budgeted; FY 1994-95 Community Development Block Grant Program - DESIGNATED ALMOND COURT, INC. AS A COMMUNITY HOUSING DEVELOPMENT ORGANIZATION; APPROVED AGREEMENT; APPROVED TRANSFER OF $455,000 FROM THE CD ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT REVOLVING LOAN FUND #29085 TO THE CD PROGRAM TRUST FUND #29080 AND INTO CD #21.94.3, ALMOND COURT APARTMENTS PROJECT; AUTHORIZED CD INTERNAL TRANSFER OF $545,000 IN CDBG FUNDS ($250,000 FROM CD #33.95.1, HOUSING REHABILITATION PROGRAM AND $295,000 FROM CD #33.96.1, HOUSING REHABILITATION PROGRAM) TO CD #21.94.3, ALMOND COURT APARTMENTS PROJECT; APPROVED AMENDMENT NO. 2 TO THE AGREEMENT WITH SELF-HELP ENTERPRISES TO REPLACE COUNTY GENERAL FUND MONIES WITH CDBG FUNDS; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENTS 727-97 AND 728-97; AUTHORIZED THE DEPARTMENT TO PROCESS ANY NECESSARY COUNTY AND HUD BUDGET ADJUSTMENT TO REIMBURSE THE COUNTY GENERAL FUND FOR THE $1,000,000 PREVIOUSLY USED TO ASSIST IN FINANCING THE ALMOND COURT PROJECT
S.D. #5
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*41) Proposed Agreement with QUAD Engineering, Inc., Providing $22,000 in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Funds for Engineering Services Associated with Design and Construction of Casa Loma Drive Road Improvement in the Unincorporated Area of Southeast Bakersfield - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 729-97
RESOURCE MANAGEMENT AGENCY

Planning Department



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*42) Proposed Agreement with Nossaman, Guthner, Knox and Elliott for legal services related to the preparation of the Kern County Valley Floor Habitat Conservation Plan Implementing Agreement, in an amount not to exceed $50,000 - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 730-97; RECOGNIZED UNANTICIPATED REVENUE IN THE AMOUNT OF $30,000 TO APPROPRIATIONS FOR CONTINGENCIES; APPROVED BUDGET TRANSFER IN THE AMOUNT OF $30,000 FROM APPROPRIATIONS FOR CONTINGENCIES TO BUDGET UNIT 2750
RESOURCE MANAGEMENT AGENCY

Roads Department



All S.D.'s

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*43) Proposed Endorsement of Metropolitan Bakersfield Major Transportation Investment Strategy (MTIS) and Adoption of Memorandum of Understanding with the City of Bakersfield, Golden Empire Transit District, KernCOG and the State Department of Transportation to provide for coordination of transportation planning activities - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 731-97
S.D. #1
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*44) Contract No. 98012, Plans, Specifications, and Notice to Contractors for Construction on North Chester Avenue between Universe Avenue and North Chester Extension, STPLN-5950(005) - 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 WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 10, 1997, 11:00 A.M.
S.D. #5
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*45) Contract No. 97004, Plans, Specifications and Notice to Contractors for Construction of Traffic Signals and Highway Lighting System on Bernard Street at River Boulevard, CMLG 5950(012), STPL 5950(101) - MADE FINDING THAT PROJECT IS EXEMPT FROM CEQA PER SECTIONS 15302 AND 15301(c) AND (f); AUTHORIZED ROADS TO FILE NOTICE OF EXEMPTION; APPROVED PLANS AND SPECIFICATIONS; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN PLANS; AUTHORIZED ROADS TO PUBLISH PURSUANT TO SECTION 20392 OF PUBLIC CONTRACTS CODE; BID OPENING DATE IS TO BE DECEMBER 10, 1997, 11:00 A.M.
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*46) Proposed Elimination of Parking on Bernard Street, River Boulevard and Beale Avenue - APPROVED; REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL'S OFFICE FOR PREPARATION OF NECESSARY ORDINANCE
RETIREMENT ADMINISTRATION
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*47) Request for approval of half-day paid-leave status for up to 100 qualified employees to participate in the KCERA's Pre-Retirement Planning Seminar scheduled for Wednesday, December 10, 1997, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. - APPROVED
WASTE MANAGEMENT DEPARTMENT



All S.D.'s

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*48) Resolution authorizing submission of Grant Application for Local Government Used Oil Opportunity Grant funds - APPROVED; ADOPTED RESOLUTION 97-347
S.D. #1 & #2
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*49) Revision to Bid Process for Aggregate Base Stockpiles at Bena and Tehachapi Sanitary Landfills, Funding $3,000 - AUTHORIZED PURCHASING AGENT TO SOLICIT BIDS AND ISSUE PURCHASE ORDER FOR BOTH PROJECTS UTILIZING AN INFORMAL BID PROCESS REQUIRING NO ADVERTISING AND NO BONDS
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MOTION TO CONSIDER NON-AGENDA ITEM: MADE FINDING THAT NEED TO TAKE ACTION ON NON-AGENDA MATTER OCCURRED AFTER AGENDA WAS POSTED BECAUSE DURING THE MORNING OF NOVEMBER 10, 1997, STRONG WINDS CAUSED DAMAGE TO THE PROTECTIVE LINER SYSTEM AT THE BENA LANDFILL AND FAILURE TO IMMEDIATELY REPAIR THE LINER WILL CAUSE DAMAGE TO THE DRAINAGE SYSTEM AND CAUSE LEACHATE ACCUMULATION
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49A) Request for authorization to Contract for Emergency Repair Work to the Protective Liner System at the Bena Sanitary Landfill - APPROVED; ADOPTED RESOLUTION 97-348 DISPENSING WITH BID REQUIREMENTS PURSUANT TO PUBLIC CONTRACT CODE SECTION 20134(A) IN ORDER TO EXPEDITE EMERGENCY REPAIRS



CONSIDERATION OF ORDINANCE INTRODUCED ON TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 1997
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*50) Proposed Ordinance amending Section 3.04.020 of the Kern County Ordinance code regarding appointment of Confidential Assistants by elected County officials - ENACTED ORDINANCE G-6450



MATTERS FOR EXECUTIVE APPROVAL
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51) Budget Transfers - APPROVED #74 THROUGH #82
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52) Travel Requests (Out-of-State) - APPROVED S. GUESS TO ORLANDO, FL; J. SVERCHEK TO LAS VEGAS, NV; J. CALDWELL TO ATLANTA, GA; R. FOX AND S. GUERRERO TO APPLETON, WI
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53) Minutes for Week of October 20, 1997 - APPROVED
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54) Miscellaneous Letters and Documents - FILED

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



CLOSED SESSIONS


COUNTY COUNSEL

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56) Request for Closed Session re Claims Filed Against the County of Kern by Patricia Clark and Billy Clark (Government Code Section 54956.9(a)) -
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57) Request for Closed Session re 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)) -

Pr-Pe ADJOURNED TO MONDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 1997 AT 8:30 A.M.





Clerk of the Board of Supervisors









Vice-Chairman, Board of Supervisors



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54) MISCELLANEOUS LETTERS AND DOCUMENTS - FILED
Auditor-Controller-County Clerk
A) 1997-98 County of Kern Final Budget
B) Audit of Automobile Insurance Fraud and Worker's Compensation Insurance Fraud Programs for the fiscal year ended June 30, 1997
C) Audit of Human Services Child Development Program (Project No. 15-B275-00-03186-6) and (Project No. 15-B275-000-003813-5) for the year ended June 30, 1997 and (Project No. 15-B275-00-03758-6) for the period from July 1, 1996 to September 30, 1996
Employers' Training Resource
D) Letter from John C. Mollison, Executive Director, re Transmittal of Employment Development Department (EDD) Letters (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
General Services
E) Update #7 to the Kern County Emergency Plan
Waste Management Department
F) Agenda for Pay As You Throw Steering Committee meeting on October 29, 1997 (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
Miscellaneous
G) Letter from Governor's Office of Emergency Services, Disaster Assistance Programs Branch, re the 404 Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO and General Services)
H) Letter from Inyokern Community Services District Municipal Advisory Council re survey results on the construction of a Community Correctional Facility (CCF) in Indian Wells Valley (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO and County Counsel)
I) Letter from Senator Bill Lockyer re funding for Indian Education Centers (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO and Grand Jury)
J) Letter from Senator Bill Lockyer re buyout of the General Assistance program (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO, Human Services and Grand Jury)
K) Letter of Invitation from the Kern County Medical Society to Annual Awards Banquet on November 18, 1997 (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
L) Letter from U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development re Release of Funds for CD Activity #17.96.1 (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO and Community Development)
M) Letter from Department of Water Resources re Notice of Intent to Sell Excess Land (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO, Property Management, Treasurer and Auditor)
N) Letter and Resolution from Kern County Water Agency re setting forth the Agency's Zone of Benefit assessments for 1998-99 (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO, County Counsel and RMA)
O) Letter from California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Central Valley Region, re Proposition 65 Notification - Ghilarducci Water Supply Well (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO, Environmental Health and Fire Hazardous Material)
P) Notice of Default and Election to Sell Under Deed of Trust to Lonestar Mortgagee Services, L.L.C. (Copy to Property Management)
Q) Notice of Meeting for Wildlife Conservation Board for November 13, 1997 (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
R) Newsletter from California Department of Social Services, California's Child Support Enforcement Program, Summer/Fall 1997 (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
S) Negotiation Advisory from Bureau of Reclamation Mid-Pacific Region re Contract Negotiations with 14 Friant Division Contractors (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
T) Negotiation Advisory from Bureau of Reclamation Mid-Pacific Region re Contract Negotiation with Ebmud for Delivery of Central Valley Project Water (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
U) News Release from U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation, re Public Hearings Scheduled on the Hamilton City Pumping Plant Fish Screen Improvement Project (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
V) News Release from U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation, re the closure of Nimbus Flat Resource Area to Vehicle Traffic until late November 1997 (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
W) U.S. Department of the Interior, Fish and Wildlife Service Draft Recovery Plan for Upland Species of the San Joaquin Valley (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO, Planning and County Counsel)
X) Journal from National Institute of Justice re Probation in the United States: Practices and Challenges (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
Y) Book from Office of National Drug Control Policy re Pulse Check, National Trends in Drug Abuse (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO, Sheriff and Probation)
Z) Fact Sheet for October, 1997 from California Environmental Protection Agency, Department of Toxic Substances Control (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
AA) City of Bakersfield Planning Commission Agenda for Monday, November 3, 1997 (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO, Planning and County Counsel)
BB) State of California Fish and Game Commission Agenda for Thursday and Friday, November 6 & 7, 1997 (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
55) LETTERS RECEIVED AND REFERRED BY CLERK OF THE BOARD-

APPROVED AND FILED

A) Applications for Alcohol Beverage License: Olvira Edmundo Suarez, 1010 S. Union Avenue, Bakersfield, CA - REFERRED TO PLANNING (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
B) Letter from Egan Gost re increase in gang activity in Kern County - REFERRED TO SHERIFF (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
C) Letter from Sylvia Lyons re increase in gang activity in Kern County - REFERRED TO SHERIFF (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
D) Letter from Sandi Souza, Greenfield County Water District, re increase in gang activity in Kern County - REFERRED TO SHERIFF (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
E) Letter from Kathleen Connell, Controller of the State of California re State Mandated Costs, Claiming Instructions No. 97-7 for Counties - REFERRED TO AUDITOR
F) Letter from Troyce L. Fraga re mishandling of Child Support Case - REFERRED TO DISTRICT ATTORNEY (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
G) Letter and Petition from Joyce Lo Basso re Opposition to the DeWalt Project (Pioneer Drive and Monica Street) - REFERRED TO PLANNING (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO and County Counsel)
H) Letter from Janis Pursel re General Plan Amendment, Northeast corner of Pioneer Drive and Monica Street - REFERRED TO PLANNING (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO and County Counsel)
I) Letter from Transportation Consultants, Inc. re fleet management and fleet maintenance consulting services - REFERRED TO GENERAL SERVICES (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
J) Letter from The Gas Company re Agency Comment for Tentative Tract No. 5862, Rosedale Area of Kern County - REFERRED TO PLANNING (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO and County Counsel)
K) Assessment book of Berrenda Mesa Water District - REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL
L) Claim in the matter of Francisco (Frank) Jay Alvarez vs. Kern County - REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
M) Claim in the matter of Timothy R. Burress vs. Kern County - REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
N) Claim in the matter of Edward D. Buster vs. Kern County - REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
O) Notice of Claim in the matter of Malinda Click vs. Kern County - REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
P) Notice of Right to Sue in the matter of Malinda Click vs. Kern County - REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
Q) Claim in the matter of Dennis Joseph Cordova vs. Kern County - REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
R) Claim in the matter of Stephen Theodore Fasick vs. Kern County - REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
S) Summons and Complaint in the matter of Cruz Garza, by and through his Guardian Ad Litem, Olivia Garza vs. Kern County - REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
T) Claim in the matter of Frances George vs. Kern County - REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
U) Claim in the matter of Katrina Givens vs. Kern County - REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
V) Claim in the matter of Theresa A. Goldner vs. Kern County - REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
W) Claim in the matter of Naomi R. Hollett vs. Kern County - REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
X) Summons and Complaint in the matter of Susan Kiyomi Honda vs. Kern County - REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
Y) Claim in the matter of Industrial Indemnity Company vs. Kern County - REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
Z) Summons and Complaint in the matter of Kern Law Enforcement Association vs. Kern County - REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
AA) Claim in the matter of Mike McCullen vs. Kern County - REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
BB) Claim in the matter of James Miller vs. Kern County - REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
CC) Claim in the matter of Naomi Nichols, a minor; Barbie P. Nichols, mother, and Ben Nichols, father of the minor vs. Kern County - REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
DD) Claim in the matter of Jim Otero vs. Kern County - REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
EE) Claim in the matter of Jim C. And Roberta J. Ross vs. Kern County - REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
FF) Claim in the matter of Roberta J. Ross vs. Kern County - REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
GG) Claim in the matter of Linda Starr vs. Kern County - REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
HH) Claim in the matter of Rebecca Starr vs. Kern County - REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
II) Claim in the matter of Barbara Strasbaugh vs. Kern County - REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
JJ) Claim in the matter of William Tierney vs. Kern County - REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
KK) Claim in the matter of John Wilowski vs. Kern County - REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
LL) Claim in the matter of Angela Ruchelle Woods vs. Kern County - REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)