SUMMARY OF PROCEEDINGS



BOARD OF SUPERVISORS - COUNTY OF KERN



1115 Truxtun Avenue

Bakersfield, California



Regular Meeting

Monday, December 1, 1997



8:30 A.M.



BOARD CONVENED

Supervisors: McQuiston, Perez, Patrick, Peterson, Parra

ROLL CALL: All Present



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

CLOSED SESSIONS


COUNTY ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE



Pr-Mc

All Ayes



1)


Request for Closed Session re Public Employee Performance Evaluation - Title: Director of Museums -
Pr-Mc

All Ayes

2) Request for Closed Session re Public Employee Performance Evaluation - Title: Director of Weights and Measures -
Pr-Mc

All Ayes

3) Request for Closed Session re Public Employee Performance Evaluation - Title: Director of Airports -
Pr-Mc

All Ayes

4) Request for Closed Session re Public Employee Performance Evaluation - Title: Director of Human Services -
Pr-Mc

All Ayes

5) Request for Closed Session re Public Employee Performance Evaluation - Title: Director of Office on Aging -
Pr-Mc

All Ayes

6) Request for Closed Session re Public Employee Performance Evaluation - Title: County Administrative Officer -
Pr-Mc

All Ayes

7) Request for Closed Session re Department Head Recruitment and Appointment - Title: Veterans' Services Officer -
Mc-Pr RECONVENED FROM CLOSED SESSION; RECESSED TO 2:00 P.M.
2:00 P.M.



BOARD CONVENED

Supervisors: McQuiston, Perez, Patrick, Peterson, Parra

ROLL CALL: All Present



SALUTE TO FLAG - Led by Supervisor Patrick



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



BOARD ACTION SHOWN IN CAPS OR UNDERLINED



RESOLUTIONS/PROCLAMATIONS


Pr-Pa

All Ayes



8)


Proclamation proclaiming December 1, 1997, as "World AIDS Day" in Kern County - PROCLAIMED; MADE PRESENTATION TO DR. JINADU, PUBLIC HEALTH OFFICER; DR. JINADU, MARTIN SHARP, CHAIRMAN OF AIDS ADVISORY BOARD, AND AUDREY CHAVEZ HEARD


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


CONTINUED HEARINGS


RESOURCE MANAGEMENT AGENCY



Planning Department



Pe-Pa

All Ayes

*11)



(1) General Plan Amendment Case No. 5, Map No. 122; (2) Amendment of Zoning Map No. 122, Zone Change Case No. 12; Sun City 30 Partnership by Rickett, Delmarter and Deifel; Northwest corner of Interstate 5 and State Route 119, south of Bakersfield; (1) Amend the Land Use, Open Space and Conservation Element of the Kern County General Plan from Map Code(s) 8.5 (Resource Management) to Map Code(s) 6.2 (General Commercial) or a more restrictive map code designation; (2) A change in zone classification from A-1 (Limited Agriculture) to C-2 PD (General Commercial - Precise Development Combining) or a more restrictive district; Planning Department recommendation: Adopt Negative Declaration and Mitigation Measure Monitoring Program; approve General Plan Amendment as requested; approve zone change as requested; Negative Declaration (SD 4)(Bakersfield Californian)(Continued from 9/22/97) (Item G) - (Tape 1766) OPENED HEARING; NO ONE HEARD; CLOSED HEARING; ADOPTED NEGATIVE DECLARATION AND MITIGATION MEASURE MONITORING PROGRAM; ADOPTED RESOLUTION 97-361 APPROVING GENERAL PLAN AMENDMENT AS REQUESTED; ADOPTED RESOLUTION 97-362 AND ENACTED ORDINANCE G-6452 APPROVING ZONE CHANGE AS REQUESTED


Pe-Pa

All Ayes



*12)


(1) General Plan Amendment Case No. 4, Map No. 121; (2) Amendment of Zoning Map No. 121, Zone Change Case No. 22; (3) Alteration of the Boundaries of Agricultural Preserve No. 9 - Exclusion; Stockdale 176 Partners by Rickett, Delmarter and Deifel; Southwest corner of Interstate 5 and Stockdale Highway, Tupman area; (1) Amend the Land Use, Open Space and Conservation Element of the Kern County General Plan from Map Code(s) 8.1 (Intensive Agriculture) to Map Code(s) 6.3 (Highway Commercial) or a more restrictive map code designation; (2) A change in zone classification from A (Exclusive Agriculture) to CH PD (Highway Commercial - Precise Development Combining) or a more restrictive district; (3) Exclusion of approximately 26.42 acres from the boundaries of an Agricultural Preserve; Planning Department recommendation: Continue to January 5, 1998; Negative Declaration (SD 4) (Daily Midway Driller) (Continued from 9/22/97) (Item F) - CONTINUED TO MONDAY, JANUARY 5, 1998, AT 2:00 P.M.
HEARINGS


RESOURCE MANAGEMENT AGENCY



Planning Department



Pe-Pr

All Ayes



13)


(a) Amendment of Zoning Map No. 219, Zone Change Case No. 9; (b) Amendment of Zoning Map No. 202, Zone Change Case No. 12; (c) Alteration of the Boundaries of Agricultural Preserve No. 12 - Exclusion; Tejon Ranch; West side of Interstate 5 at Laval Road, Wheeler Ridge area; (a)(b) A change in zone classification from A (Exclusive Agriculture) and C-2 PD (General Commercial - Precise Development Combining) to M-1 PD (Light Industrial - Precise Development Combining) or a more restrictive district; (c) Exclusion of approximately 172 acres from the boundaries of an Agricultural Preserve; Planning Department recommendation: Adopt Negative Declaration and Mitigation Measure Monitoring Program; approve zone change as requested; approve exclusion as requested; Negative Declaration (SD 4) (Mountain Enterprises) - (Tape 1766) OPENED HEARING; DAVE DMOHOWSKI, TEJON RANCH, HEARD IN SUPPORT OF RECOMMENDATION; CLOSED HEARING; ADOPTED NEGATIVE DECLARATION AND MITIGATION MEASURE MONITORING PROGRAM; ADOPTED RESOLUTIONS 97-363 AND 97-364 AND ENACTED ORDINANCES G-6453 AND G-6454 APPROVING ZONE CHANGES AS REQUESTED; ADOPTED RESOLUTION 97-365 APPROVING EXCLUSION OF APPROXIMATELY 172 ACRES FROM THE BOUNDARIES OF AGRICULTURAL PRESERVE NO. 12


Pr-Pa

All Ayes



14)


Tentative Tract No. 5871 (Type B - Hart Flat) (Zoning Map No. 146); Orange Tree Partners by Porter-Robertson Engineering and Surveying; South side of Hart Flat Road, 1/4 mile southwest of Highway 58, Hart Flat area; A tentative tract proposing a 94-lot residential subdivision with lots ranging in size from 5 acres to 53 acres; variances to the Land Division Ordinance and Development Standards to allow cul-de-sac length greater than 660 feet, private access, deletion of required Type B street improvements, key lots, lot depth greater than three times the lot width, block length in excess of 1,320 feet, nonradial lot lines, and double-frontage lots; Planning Department recommendation: Adopt Negative Declaration and Mitigation Measure Monitoring Program; approve vesting tentative tract map subject to conditions; Negative Declaration (SD 2)(Tehachapi News) - CONTINUED TO MONDAY, DECEMBER 15, 1997, AT 2:00 P.M.
15) Amendment of the Land Use, Open Space and Conservation Element, Maximum Allowed Land Use Density Table of the Kern County General Plan, the Metropolitan Bakersfield 2010 General Plan, the Keene Ranch Specific Plan, and the Golden Hills Specific Plan; Alteration of Agricultural Preserves 18 and 23; and Other Items as Cited Which Include Amendments of Certain Zoning Maps and Applications and Proceedings
Pe-Pa

All Ayes

*A) (1) General Plan Amendment Case No. 2, Map No. 147; (2) Amendment of Zoning Map No. 147, Zone Change Case No. 8; (3) General Plan Amendment Case No. 9, Map No. 165; (4) Amendment of Zoning Map No. 165, Zone Change Case No. 58; (5) Amendment to the text of the Keene Ranch Specific Plan; (6) General Plan Amendment Case No. 1, Map No. 165-2; (7) Amendment of Zoning Map No. 165-2, Zone Change Case No. 1; (8) General Plan Amendment Case No. 1, Map No. 165-11; (9) Amendment of Zoning Map No. 165-11, Zone Change Case No. 7; (10) Alteration of the Boundaries of Agricultural Preserve No. 18 - Inclusion; (11) Alteration of the Boundaries of Agricultural Preserve No. 23 - Inclusion; Keene Ranch Development ; South side of State Highway 58, approximately three miles west of Tehachapi, within the Keene Ranch Specific Plan and Golden Hills Specific Plan areas; (1) Amend the Keene Ranch Specific Plan to exclude the Keller Valley (approximately 8,180.74 acres) from the Keene Ranch Specific Plan; (2) Amend the Year 2000 General Plan from Map Code(s) 4.1 (Accepted County Plan Areas) to Map Code(s) 8.2/2.1 (Resource Reserve - Seismic Hazard), 8.2/2.2 (Resource Reserve - Landslide), 8.2/2.4 (Resource Reserve - Steep Slope), 8.2/2.55 (Resource Reserve - Riparian Area Protection Zone), and 8.2/2.85 (Resource Reserve - Noise - Mobile Source) or more restrictive map code designations and to amend the Maximum Allowed Land Use Density Table for the Kern County General Plan; (3) A change in zone classification from E (1) RS (Estate - 1 acre - Residential Suburban Combining) and A-1 (Limited Agriculture) to A (Exclusive Agriculture) or a more restrictive district; (4) Inclusion of approximately 8,180.74 acres within the boundaries of an Agricultural Preserve; (5) Amendment to the text of the Keene Ranch Specific Plan; (6) Amend the Golden Hills Specific Plan from Map Code(s) 5.6.1 (Residential - Minimum 2.5 Gross Acres/Unit - Cluster Requirement) to Map Code(s) 8.2/2.4 (Resource Reserve - Steep Slope) or a more restrictive map code designation (approximately 764 acres) and to amend the Maximum Allowed Land Use Density Table for the Kern County General Plan; (7) A change in zone classification from E (1) RS (Estate - 1 acre - Residential Suburban Combining) and E (2 ) RS CL (Estate - 2 acres - Residential Suburban Combining - Cluster Combining) to A (Exclusive Agriculture) or a more restrictive district; (8) Inclusion of approximately 763.95 acres within the boundaries of an Agricultural Preserve; Planning Department recommendation: Continue to December 15, 1997; General Rule, Section 15061(b)(3) (SD 2) (Tehachapi News) - CONTINUED TO MONDAY, DECEMBER 15, 1997, AT 2:00 P.M.
Pe-Pa

All Ayes

*B)

(1) General Plan Amendment Case No. 12, Map No. 142; (2) Amendment of Zoning Map No. 142, Zone Change Case No. 52; David V. Vargas by SmithTech USA, Inc.; Northeast corner of Houghton Road and Gosford Road, approximately two miles southeast of Old River; (1) Amend the Metropolitan Bakersfield 2010 General Plan from Map Code(s) R-IA (Intensive Agriculture) to Map Code(s) RR (Rural Residential - Minimum 2.5 Gross Acres/Unit) or a more restrictive map code designation; (2) A change in zone classification from E (10) RS (Estate - 10 acres - Residential Suburban Combining) to E (2 ) RS (Estate - 2 acres - Residential Suburban Combining) or a more restrictive district; Planning Department recommendation: Continue to January 5, 1998; Negative Declaration (SD 2) (Bakersfield Californian) - CONTINUED TO MONDAY, JANUARY 5, 1998, AT 2:00 P.M.


Pe-Pa

All Ayes



*C)


(1) General Plan Amendment Case No. 2, Map No. 165-34; (2) Amendment of Zoning Map No. 165-34, Zone Change Case No. 19; (3) Alteration of the Boundaries of Agricultural Preserve No. 23 - Exclusion; Christopher and Gail Wyly by Patrick and Henderson, Inc.; 19480 Arosa Road, three miles southwest of Tehachapi; (1) Amend the Land Use, Open Space and Conservation Element of the Kern County General Plan from Map Code(s) 5.8 (Residential - Minimum 20 Gross Acres/Unit) and 8.2/2.4 (Resource Reserve - Steep Slope) to Map Code(s) 5.7 (Residential - Minimum 5 Gross Acres/Unit) and 5.7/2.4 (Residential - Minimum 5 Gross Acres/Unit - Steep Slope) or more restrictive map code designations; (2) A change in zone classification from A (Exclusive Agriculture) to E (5) RS (Estate - 5 acres - Residential Suburban Combining) and E (5) RS FP (Estate - 5 acres - Residential Suburban Combining - Floodplain Combining) or more restrictive districts; (3) Exclusion of approximately 26 acres from the boundaries of an Agricultural Preserve; Planning Department recommendation: Continue to December 15, 1997; Negative Declaration (SD 2) (Tehachapi News) - CONTINUED TO MONDAY, DECEMBER 15, 1997, AT 2:00 P.M.


Pe-Pa

All Ayes



*D)


(1) General Plan Amendment Case No. 3, Map No. 118; (2) General Plan Amendment Case No. 1, Map No. 119; (3) General Plan Amendment Case No. 1, Map No. 120; (4) General Plan Amendment Case No. 5, Map No. 121; (5) General Plan Amendment Case No. 2, Map No. 138; (6) General Plan Amendment Case No. 1, Map No. 139; (7) General Plan Amendment Case No. 3, Map No. 140; Kern County Planning Department; North of State Highway 119, south of the California Aqueduct, between Tupman and McKittrick; Amend the Land Use, Open Space and Conservation Element of the Kern County General Plan from Map Code(s) 1.1 (Nonjurisdiction Land) to Map Code(s) 8.4 (Mineral and Petroleum) or a more restrictive map code designation; Planning Department recommendation: Continue to December 15, 1997; Environmental Impact Report (SD 4) (Bakersfield Californian) - CONTINUED TO MONDAY, DECEMBER 15, 1997, AT 2:00 P.M.
DEPARTMENTAL REQUESTS


RESOURCE MANAGEMENT AGENCY



Planning Department



Land Use







Pe-Pa

All Ayes







*16)


S.D. #1

Three Year Extension of Time, vesting Tract No. 5609, Spruce-Grandview Development, Inc., west of the termination of Spruce Avenue and Grandview Avenue, south side of Burlando Road, 500 feet north of Dogwood Street, Kernville area - APPROVED THREE-YEAR EXTENSION OF TIME TO RECORD FINAL MAP FROM NOVEMBER 8, 1997, TO NOVEMBER 8, 2000, SUBJECT TO CONDITIONS APPROVED BY THE BOARD ON NOVEMBER 8, 1993







Pe-Pa

All Ayes







*17)


S.D. #2

Three Year Extension of Time for Tentative Tract No. 5211, Frank Oliver, northwest corner of Oak Creek Road and Holt Street, Mojave area - CONTINUED TO MONDAY, DECEMBER 15, 1997, AT 2:00 P.M.







Pe-Pa

All Ayes





*18)



S.D. #1

Proposed Williamson Act Land Use Contract for 1998-1999 Fiscal Year, Contract 97-13, Baird-Neece Packing, approximately 10 miles east of Delano, Ag Preserve No. 14, 45 acres - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN; DIRECTED CLERK OF THE BOARD TO RECORD



Pe-Pa

All Ayes



*19)


Proposed Williamson Act Land Use Contract for 1998-1999 Fiscal Year, Contract 97-3, Robert and Elsie Warren, northeast of Shafter, Ag Preserve No. 8, 56 acres - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN; DIRECTED CLERK OF THE BOARD TO RECORD


Pe-Pa

All Ayes



*20)


Proposed Williamson Act Land Use Contract for 1998-1999 Fiscal Year, Contract 97-14, Laux Lan Co., east of Delano, Ag Preserve No. 14, 39,97 acres - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN; DIRECTED CLERK OF THE BOARD TO RECORD






Pe-Pa

All Ayes





*21)



S.D. #3

Proposed Williamson Act Land Use Contract for 1998-1999 Fiscal Year, Contract 97-6, A. Cattani & Son, northeast of Mettler, Ag Preserve No. 13, 58.8 acres - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN; DIRECTED CLERK OF THE BOARD TO RECORD









Pe-Pa

All Ayes







*22)


S.D. #3 & 4

Proposed Williamson Act Land Use Contract for 1998-1999 Fiscal Year, Contract 97-12, Paramount Farming Co., L.P., west of Lost Hills and west of Rosedale, Ag Preserve Nos. 5, 10, and 11, 790.9 acres - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN; DIRECTED CLERK OF THE BOARD TO RECORD







Pe-Pa

All Ayes





*23)



S.D. #4

Proposed Williamson Act Land Use Contract for 1998-1999 Fiscal Year, Contract 96-10, Lajpat Rai Munger, Kailash Wati Munger, and Baldev Krisen Munger, approximately 4 miles northwest of Lost Hills, Ag Preserve No. 5, 688.93 acres - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN; DIRECTED CLERK OF THE BOARD TO RECORD







Pe-Pa

All Ayes





*24)



All S.D.'s

Proposed revisions to Williamson Act rules relating to deadlines for filing land use contracts and related documents due to change in Revenue and Taxation Code lien date to January 1 - APPROVED; ADOPTED RESOLUTION 97-366 REVISING DEADLINE RULES AS RECOMMENDED

Pa-Mc ADJOURNED TO TUESDAY, DECEMBER 2, 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, December 2, 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 (*) OR A NUMBER SIGN (#) WERE CONSIDERED TO BE ROUTINE AND APPROVED BY ONE MOTION.



BOARD ACTION SHOWN IN CAPS OR UNDERLINED

PUBLIC REQUESTS
NOTE: ITEM NUMBER 1) HEARD AFTER ITEM NUMBER 2).
1) Request from Wesley Muhammad Crawford to address the Board regarding the Kern County Department of Human Services Welfare Reform Plan - WESLEY CRAWFORD HEARD
Pe-Pa

All Ayes

2) Request from Kern County AIDS Advisory Board to present the Compendium of Kern County HIV/AIDS Housing and Supportive Service Needs Assessments - BONITA COYLE AND DAVE MARTIN, PUBLIC HEALTH DEPARTMENT, HEARD; RECEIVED AND FILED
APPOINTMENTS/RESIGNATIONS
Pe-Pa

All Ayes

*3) Resignation of Peter Brandon, County Ambulance Association Representative, from the Kern County Emergency Medical Care Advisory Board, term to expire at the pleasure of the Board - ACCEPTED RESIGNATION; DIRECTED CLERK OF THE BOARD TO POST VACANCY NOTICE
PUBLIC PRESENTATIONS
4) This portion of the meeting is reserved for persons to address the Board on any matter not on this agenda but under the jurisdiction of the Board. Board members may respond briefly to statements made or questions posed. They may ask a question for clarification, make a referral to staff for factual information or request staff to report back to the Board at a later meeting. Also, the Board may take action to direct the staff to place a matter of business on a future agenda. SPEAKERS ARE LIMITED TO TWO MINUTES. PLEASE STATE YOUR NAME BEFORE MAKING YOUR PRESENTATION. THANK YOU! - NO ONE HEARD
BOARD MEMBER ANNOUNCEMENTS OR REPORTS
5) On their own initiative, Board members may make an announcement or a report on their own activities. They may ask a question for clarification, make a referral to staff or take action to have staff place a matter of business on a future agenda (Gov. Code Sec. 54954.2[a]) - SUPERVISOR McQUISTON REMEMBERED BILL KISSACK, A KERN VALLEY PIONEER, WHO PASSED AWAY ON NOVEMBER 30, 1997. MR. KISSACK WAS REMEMBERED AS A FATHER, FRIEND, AND COMMUNITY LEADER AND CONDOLENCES WERE EXPRESSED



SUPERVISOR PEREZ ANNOUNCED HE WILL BE LEAVING THE 2:00 P.M. BOARD MEETING EARLY TO ATTEND A NACO MEETING





DEPARTMENTAL REQUESTS


AUDITOR-CONTROLLER-COUNTY CLERK

Pe-Pa

All Ayes

*6) Request from Bear Valley Community Services District that election of Directors be changed from odd to even numbered years - AUTHORIZED BEAR VALLEY COMMUNITY SERVICES DISTRICT'S NEXT ELECTION TO BE WITH GENERAL ELECTIONS COMMENCING IN YEAR 2000
Pe-Pa

All Ayes

*7) Request from West Side Health Care District that County Elections Office perform elections for districts, Mailed Ballot Special Election to be held February 24, 1998 - APPROVED
BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
Pe-Pa

All Ayes

*7A) Request from Supervisor Perez for preparation of an ordinance setting forth regulations and a public review process that deals with the exportation of Kern County groundwater - REFERRED PREPARATION OF AN ORDINANCE TO RMA AND COUNTY COUNSEL FOR REPORT BACK TO THE BOARD AS SOON AS POSSIBLE
CLERK OF THE BOARD
Pa-Pr

All Ayes

8) Selection of replacement member to the CSAC Board of Directors for 1998 - MADE SELECTION OF SUPERVISOR PETERSON; DIRECTED CLERK OF THE BOARD TO PROVIDE NOTIFICATION TO CSAC
EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES
Pe-Pa

All Ayes

*9) Report on Kern County 1996 Hospital Survey - RECEIVED AND FILED
KERN MEDICAL CENTER
Pe-Pa

All Ayes

*10) Relief of Accountability of Patients Accounts - DISCHARGED KERN MEDICAL CENTER FROM ACCOUNTABILITY OF 2868 ACCOUNTS TOTALING $1,044,212.41 AND ASSIGNED 2780 ACCOUNTS TOTALING $1,012,391.93 TO COLLECTION AGENCIES
Pe-Pa

All Ayes

*11) Request to declare California City Clinic medical equipment and supplies as surplus and authorization to sell - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED SALE
WITH-

DRAWN

*12) Proposed one-year Unarmed Security Services Agreement with Healthcare Security Services from January 5, 1998 to January 4, 1999, in an amount not to exceed $411,506 -
MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES
Pe-Pa

All Ayes

*13) Proposed position additions and deletions in Budget Unit #4120 effective December 2, 1997: add one (1) Job Developer I/II, two (2) Psychiatrist III, one (1) Clinical Psychologist I/II, one (1) Office Automation Analyst I/II, two (2) Typist Clerk I/II, two (2) Mental Health Rehabilitation Specialist I/II/III, one (1) Mental Health Case Management Specialist I/II/III, and one (1) Mental Health Case Management Assistant I/II; and delete two (2) Psychiatrist I/II, one (1) Mental Health Technician III, three (3) Mental Health Technician I/II, one (1) Computer Operator I/II/III, one (1) Medical Secretary, one (1) Psychiatric Social Worker I/II, one (1) Mental Health Intern-PT, and one (1) Mental Health Case Management Aide - APPROVED; REFERRED TO PERSONNEL TO AMEND THE DEPARTMENTAL POSITIONS AND SALARY SCHEDULES
Pe-Pa

All Ayes

*14) Retroactive approval of agreement with Citizens for the Betterment of Community and Country, Inc. (Jason's Retreat Outpatient Drug Free) for FY 1997-98 for provision of outpatient drug-free counseling services in an amount not to exceed $50,000 (change of funding allocation only) - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 757-97
OFFICE ON AGING
Mc-Pa

All Ayes

14A) Request to develop a Contract for Homemaker Services in the amount of $5,000 in the Kern River Valley area with Valley Caregiver Resource Center, Inc. for the period January 1 through June 30, 1998 and report from County Counsel regarding audit exception (from 11/25/97) - RECEIVED AND FILED REPORT; APPROVED
PARKS DEPARTMENT
Pe-Pa

All Ayes

*15) 1998 Adjustment to Golf Course Fees - RECEIVED AND FILED
Pe-Pa

All Ayes

*16) Proposed participation in the Bombardier Corporation Personal Watercraft Loan Program for Buena Vista Aquatic Recreation Area and Lake Isabella; no fiscal impact - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED THE PURCHASING AGENT TO ISSUE THE NECESSARY PURCHASE ORDER
PUBLIC HEALTH DEPARTMENT
Pe-Pa

All Ayes

*17) Proposed approval of two License Agreements with Karamo Chilombo, M.D. and Emanuel V. Dozier, M.D. for the Automated Immunizations Tracking and Registration System - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENTS 758-97 AND 759-97
Pe-Pa

All Ayes

*18) Proposed Amendment of the Master Grant Agreement and Memorandum of Understanding with the State Department of Health Services for providing various services relative to AIDS for FY 1997-98 increasing funding in an amount not to exceed $28,376 - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENTS 760-97 and 761-97
SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT
Pe-Pa

All Ayes

*19) Application to hold a parade, Mountain Communities Chamber of Commerce on December 6, 1997 - FOUND THAT THE SHERIFF HAS NOTED HIS APPROVAL ON THE PERMIT AND THAT THE PARADE WILL NOT RESULT IN THE UNDUE OR UNMANAGEABLE OBSTRUCTION OR HINDRANCE OF TRAFFIC ON THE HIGHWAY WHERE IT IS TO BE HELD; WILL NOT LEAD TO BREACH OF THE PEACE, PROPERTY DAMAGE, OR OTHER DISORDERLY OR UNLAWFUL CONDUCT; WILL NOT CONFLICT WITH OTHER PARADES PREVIOUSLY GRANTED PERMITS, AND THAT THE SHERIFF HAS FACILITIES TO PROPERLY SUPERVISE THE PARADE; APPROVED PERMIT; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN
Pe-Pa

All Ayes

*20) Application to hold a parade, Negocias Hispanos Unides De Lamont on December 7, 1997 - FOUND THAT THE SHERIFF HAS NOTED HIS APPROVAL ON THE PERMIT AND THAT THE PARADE WILL NOT RESULT IN THE UNDUE OR UNMANAGEABLE OBSTRUCTION OR HINDRANCE OF TRAFFIC ON THE HIGHWAY WHERE IT IS TO BE HELD; WILL NOT LEAD TO BREACH OF THE PEACE, PROPERTY DAMAGE, OR OTHER DISORDERLY OR UNLAWFUL CONDUCT; WILL NOT CONFLICT WITH OTHER PARADES PREVIOUSLY GRANTED PERMITS, AND THAT THE SHERIFF HAS FACILITIES TO PROPERLY SUPERVISE THE PARADE; APPROVED PERMIT; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN
CLOSED SESSIONS



COUNTY COUNSEL

Pr-Pa

All Ayes

21) Request for closed session regarding significant exposure to litigation (Government Code Section 54956.9(b)(1),(3)(A) -
Pr-Pa

All Ayes

22) Request for closed session regarding a lawsuit or proceeding formally initiated entitled Friends of Frazier Park v. Board of Supervisors of the County of Kern; Kern County Superior Court Case No. 233608 RDR (Government Code Section 54956.9(a)) -
Pe-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, December 2, 1997



2:00 P.M



BOARD RECONVENED

Supervisors: McQuiston, Perez, Patrick, Peterson, Parra

ROLL CALL: All Present



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

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]) - SUPERVISOR PEREZ ANNOUNCED THAT THE PROGRAM "KERN COUNTY TAXES AND YOU" WOULD BE TELEVISED IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING THE BOARD MEETING
KERN SANITATION AUTHORITY
Pr-Mc

All Ayes

#3) Contract No. 98004, Bids for Headworks Modification Project at Kern Sanitation Authority's (District) Wastewater Treatment Plant - ACCEPTED LOW BID FROM UNITY CONSTRUCTORS IN THE AMOUNT OF $232,726; AUTHORIZED ROADS DEPARTMENT TO PREPARE THE NECESSARY CONTRACT DOCUMENTS; AUTHORIZED THE RELEASE OF ALL OTHER BID GUARANTEES; AUTHORIZED THE AUDITOR-CONTROLLER TO RELEASE DESIGNATED RESERVES FROM DEPARTMENT 9144, FUND 40332, KEY 2198 IN THE AMOUNT OF $85,998 AND INCREASED APPROPRIATIONS TO DEPARTMENT 9144, FUND 40332, KEY 8165 BY THE SAME AMOUNT
DEPARTMENTAL REQUESTS



AIRPORTS

WITH-

DRAWN

*4) Contract with Lee Wilson Electric for the Meadows Field Installation of Runway Visual Range Sensor Wiring and Supports, in an amount not to exceed $135,990.00 -
COUNTY ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE
Pe-Pr

All Ayes

5) Proposed Establishment of a County Witness Protection Program - ED JAGELS, DISTRICT ATTORNEY, HEARD; (1) APPROVED ESTABLISHMENT OF A COUNTY WITNESS PROTECTION PROGRAM; (2) REFERRED DEVELOPMENT AND IMPLEMENTATION OF PROGRAM TO CAO, DISTRICT ATTORNEY, AND SHERIFF; (3) APPROVED DESIGNATION OF $50,000 FROM APPROPRIATIONS FOR CONTINGENCIES BUDGET FOR COUNTY WITNESS PROTECTION PROGRAM; AND (4) DIRECTED DISTRICT ATTORNEY TO PROVIDE ANNUAL REPORT ON PROGRAM INCLUDING A RECAP ON USE OF PROGRAM FUNDS
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All Ayes

*6) Quarterly Report on the Status of Reengineering Projects - RECEIVED AND FILED
COUNTY ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE

General Services Division



Hearing

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All Ayes

7) Proposed Amendment to Lease Agreement and Memorandum of Amendment to Lease for the Southwest Branch Library, to extend the term, reduce the rental rate and provide for County ownership at end of the lease term (S.D. #4) - OPENED HEARING; NO ONE HEARD; CLOSED HEARING; 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 AGREEMENTS 762-97 AND 763-97
S.D. #1
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All Ayes

*8) (8235.8125) Change Order No. 2, providing for an increase of $700.00 for new well at North Kern Golf Course - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN
S.D. #5
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All Ayes

MOTION TO CONSIDER NON-AGENDA ITEM: MADE FINDING THAT NEED TO TAKE ACTION ON NON-AGENDA MATTER OCCURRED AFTER AGENDA WAS POSTED BECAUSE THE SIGNED DOCUMENT MUST BE COMPLETED BY DECEMBER 3, 1997 TO FINALIZE CONSTRUCTION FINANCING AND THE DOCUMENT WAS NOT RECEIVED UNTIL TODAY
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All Ayes

8A) Request for approval of Lessee Estoppel Certificate needed by Lee Development Group to finalize construction financing for the District Attorney's Crime Lab - MADE FINDING THAT PROJECT IS EXEMPT FROM CEQA PURSUANT TO SECTION 15061; AUTHORIZED THE CLERK OF THE BOARD TO COMPLETE AND FILE NOTICE OF EXEMPTION; APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN CERTIFICATE UPON FINAL APPROVAL AS TO FORM BY COUNTY COUNSEL
All S.D.'s
WITH-

DRAWN

*9) Proposed addition of the Department of Human Services to the Agreement with Pinkerton Security Services and Investigations -
RESOURCE MANAGEMENT AGENCY

Community Development Program Department



S.D. #1

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All Ayes

*10) Proposed Amendment No. 2 of Agreement with the City of Ridgecrest for CD Activity #17.94.1 - Balsam Street Pedestrian Mall Improvements (Multi-Year/Multi-Phase/Phase I); Funding: $195,850; CDBG; Discretionary; Budgeted - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 764-97



S.D. #5
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All Ayes

*11) Construction and Maintenance Agreements with Gary Lasater Construction, Inc. in an amount not to exceed $285,800.00 for Construction of Downtown Arvin Revitalization Program - Phase II Landscaping Improvements (Phase II); Funding: $329,108; CDBG; Discretionary; Budgeted - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENTS 765-97 THROUGH 767-97



RESOURCE MANAGEMENT AGENCY

Roads Department



All S.D.'s

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All Ayes

*12) Appointment of Retired County Employee, Wylie Kelly, as a Road Maintenance Worker III at salary range 48.6, Step E for a period not to exceed 120 working days or 960 hours, whichever is greater - APPROVED



S.D. #2
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All Ayes

*13) Proposed Resolution to accept Offer of Dedication into County Road System as portion of Twentieth Street West - APPROVED; ADOPTED RESOLUTION 97-367 AND ORDERED IT RECORDED



S.D. #3
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All Ayes

*14) Request from Mr. Ruel Joslin for fence height variance to the 30" fence policy to allow a 4' chainlink fence at 800 Lincoln Avenue and Grant Drive, Oildale area - APPROVED



S.D.'s #2 & #5
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All Ayes

*15) Contract No. 97037, Contract Change Order No. 1 for Construction on Belle Terrace, Segrue Road and South Union Avenue, STPL-5950(114) in the amount of $3,844.92 (increase) - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN



WASTE MANAGEMENT DEPARTMENT

S.D.'s #1 & #2

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All Ayes

*16) Notice of Completion for Flume Construction at Bakersfield Metropolitan Sanitary Landfill (Bena) - RECEIVED AND FILED



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All Ayes

*17) Notice of Completion for Construction of Interim Drainage Improvements at Bakersfield Metropolitan Sanitary Landfill (Bena) - RECEIVED AND FILED
CONSIDERATION OF ORDINANCE INTRODUCED ON TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 1997
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All Ayes

*18) Proposed ordinance adding subsections 10.16.041.72 through 10.16.041.76 to Section 10.16.041 concerning no stopping zones on Bernard Street, Beale Avenue, and River Boulevard - ENACTED ORDINANCE G-6455
MATTERS FOR EXECUTIVE APPROVAL
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All Ayes

19) Budget Transfers - APPROVED #99 THROUGH #104
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All Ayes

20) Travel Requests (Out-of-State) - APPROVED M. HOPPER TO SAN ANTONIO, TX; T. HODGSON AND K. CLERICO TO TEMPE, AZ; D. DUQUETTE TO NEW ORLEANS, LA; A. ERENBERG TO BETHESDA, MD
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All Ayes

21) Minutes for Week of November 3, 1997 - APPROVED
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All Ayes

22) Miscellaneous Letters and Documents - FILED
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All Ayes

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

Pa-Pr ADJOURNED TO TUESDAY, DECEMBER 9, 1997 AT 10:00 A.M.





Clerk of the Board









Chairman, Board of Supervisors



22) MISCELLANEOUS LETTERS AND DOCUMENTS - FILED
General Services
A) Closing Statement for property at 3700 "M" Street
Library
B) Seventy-four (74) thank you letters for donations to various library branches
Local Agency Formation Commission
C) Note to the Public re meeting on November 25, 1997 and Minutes for meeting of October 28, 1997 (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
D) Proceeding No. 1230, Report and Recommendation in the matter of City of Bakersfield: Reorganization Annex No. 394 (Pierce 2) (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
Planning Department
E) Letter to San Joaquin Valley Unified Air Pollution Control District re Proposed Amendments to Rule 4401 (Steam-enhanced Crude Oil Production Well Vents) (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO, APCD, and County Counsel)
F) Letter to San Joaquin Valley Unified Air Pollution Control District re Proposed Amendments to Rule 4653 (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
G) New Street Names - Golden Valley Drive
Miscellaneous
H) Letter from Employment Development Department re Notice of Revised final Determination Incident Report (IR) 96-CA-011 Employers' Training Resource (ETR) Mexican American Opportunity Foundation Participant (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO, ETR and County Counsel)
I) Letter from Jesse M. Boyar re increase in gang activity (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO, Sheriff and Probation)
J) Letter from Tulare Board of Supervisors re Support for Steve Perez as CSAC 2nd Vice President (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
K) Letter from Golden Queen Mining Company re the donation they made of four (4) one-tenth ounce American Eagle Gold coins to Kern County (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
L) Letter and Book from Children Now re California Report Card '97 and California County Data Book '97 (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO, KMC and Human Services)
M) Letter from State Controller, Kathleen Connell, re Pro rata share of Revenues from United States Forest Reserve Fund (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
N) Letter from California Department of Education re CalWorks Stage 2 Funding Allocations (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO and Human Services)
O) Letter and book from Department of Transportation re Route 58 Route Adoption Project, Environmental Impact Statement/Environmental Impact Report (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO, Planning, Roads and County Counsel)
P) Letter from Department of Housing and Community Development re 1998 Request for Proposals (RFP) and Application package (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO and Community Development)
Q) Newsletter from Department of Water Resources, Water Conservation News (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
R) Memo from San Joaquin Valley Unified Air Pollution Control District re Citizens Advisory Committee (CAC) Attendance Records (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
S) Notice from Adirondack Direct Wholesale Offices and Institutional Furniture re wholesale office, school and institutional furniture (Copy to Purchasing)
T) Newsletter from PG & E re Current Issues in the Utility Industry (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO and General Services)
U) Fax Alert from American Land Rights Association National Inholders Association (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO, County Counsel and Planning)
V) Fact Sheet from California Environmental Protection Agency Department of Toxic Substances Control, Former Burn Dump Site re Draft Remedial Action Plan (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO and Waste Management)
W) Media Advisory from Bureau of Reclamation, Mid-Pacific Region, re News Conference on CVPIA Water (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO and RMA)
X) Invitation to Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting from Delano Community Connections Center (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
Y) News Release from Central California Tristeza Eradication Agency re Judge denying request for voluntary dismissal in the matter of Growers Against Senseless Tree Removal vs. The Central California Tristeza Eradication Agency (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO, Ag Commissioner and County Counsel)
Z) News Release from Central California Tristeza Eradication Agency re Judge Ordering Diseased Trees Removed (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO, Ag Commissioner and County Counsel)
AA) Booklet from Department of Motor Vehicles re National Drunk and Drugged Driving (3D) Prevention Program Planner (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
BB) Brochure from Governor's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
CC) Calfed Bay-Delta Program Public Meeting Schedule, Fall 1997 (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
DD) Minutes for October 16, 1997 Meeting of the Kern Council of Governments Transportation Planning Policy Committee (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
EE) Agenda for December 8, 1997 Meeting of State Training Coordinator Council (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO, ETR and Personnel)

23) LETTERS RECEIVED AND REFERRED BY CLERK OF THE BOARD -

APPROVED AND FILED

A) Application for Alcoholic Beverage License(s): Valley Market, 3007 Virginia Avenue, Bakersfield, CA.; Young's Market Co., 15401 Bear Mountain Winery Road, Di Giorgio, CA; Tacos and Beer, 2105 Edison Highway, Suite P8, Bakersfield, CA.; Taco Zamorano, 380 E. Front Street, Buttonwillow, CA. -REFERRED TO PLANNING (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO and County Counsel)
B) Letter from Kern County Association of Cities Inc. re "Pay as You Throw" proposal -REFERRED TO COUNTY ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO, Waste Management and County Counsel)
C) Claim in the matter of A. Everette Adams vs. Kern County -REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
D) Claim in the matter of James Harvey Ashley vs. Kern County -REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
E) Claim in the matter of Preston Burger vs. Kern County -REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
F) Claim in the matter of Bobby M. Hall vs. Kern County -REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
G) Claim in the matter of Carrie Mae Hill vs. Kern County -REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
H) Claim in the matter of Stephen Hoehns vs. Kern County -REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
I) Claim in the matter of Willard and Joyce Howe vs. Kern County -REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
J) Two (2) Claims in the matter of Emile L. Maddock vs. Kern County -REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
K) Claim in the matter of Pablo Peregrina vs. Kern County -REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
L) Summons and Complaint in the matter of Anna Perry vs. Kern County -REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
M) Claim in the matter of John M. Quinn vs. Kern County -REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
N) Summons and Complaint in the matter of Andrew James Small, by and through his Co-Guardian ad litems Donald R. Small and Marilyn Small vs. Kern County -REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
O) Claim in the matter of Donald J. Thomas vs. Kern County -REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
P) Claim in the matter of Francisco Torrez vs. Kern County -REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
Q) Claim in the matter of John P. Turner vs. Kern County -REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)