SUMMARY OF PROCEEDINGS



BOARD OF SUPERVISORS - COUNTY OF KERN



1115 Truxtun Avenue

Bakersfield, California



Regular Meeting

Monday, December 15, 1997



2:00 P.M



BOARD RECONVENED

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



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




HEARINGS



COUNTY COUNSEL



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All Ayes



*3)


Kern County Water Agency Proposed Fiscal Year 1998-99 Zones of Benefit Numbers 7-99, 17-99, 18-99, and 19-99 and Assessments to be levied thereon - APPROVED; ADOPTED RESOLUTION 97-372


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All Ayes



*4)


Berrenda Mesa Water District: Equalization of Assessments and Assessment of Land Escaping Assessment for Fiscal Year 1998 and Setting Rate of Ad Valorem Assessment - ADOPTED RESOLUTION 97-373 FIXING RATE OF ASSESSMENT AND ASSESSING LAND WHICH HAS ESCAPED ASSESSMENT


CONTINUED HEARINGS


RESOURCE MANAGEMENT AGENCY



Planning Department



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All Ayes



5)


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 from 12/1/97) - (Tape 1770) OPENED HEARING; NO ONE HEARD; CLOSED HEARING; ADOPTED NEGATIVE DECLARATION AND MITIGATION MEASURE MONITORING PROGRAM; ADOPTED RESOLUTION 97-374 APPROVING VESTING TENTATIVE TRACT MAP SUBJECT TO CONDITIONS INCLUDING REVISED CONDITIONS NOS. 50 AND 52 RELATING TO ROAD IMPROVEMENTS


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All Ayes



*6)


(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: Approve Keene Ranch Specific Plan Amendment as requested; approve text amendments to the Keene Ranch Specific Plan; approve Year 2000 General Plan Amendment as requested; approve Golden Hills Specific Plan Amendment as requested; approve zone changes as requested; approve inclusions as requested; all to become effective upon approval and recordation of Williamson Act Contracts; General Rule, Section 15061(b)(3) (SD 2) (Tehachapi News) (Continued (Continued on Page 4)






(Continued from Page 3)

from 12/1/97 - Item 15A) - (Tape 1770) OPENED HEARING; NO ONE HEARD; CLOSED HEARING; ADOPTED RESOLUTION 97-375 APPROVING GENERAL PLAN AMENDMENTS AS REQUESTED; ADOPTED RESOLUTIONS 97-376, 97-377, 97-378, AND 97-379 AND ENACTED ORDINANCES G-6456, G-6457, G-6458, AND G-6459 APPROVING ZONE CHANGES AS REQUESTED; ADOPTED RESOLUTION 97-380 APPROVING INCLUSION OF APPROXIMATELY 8,180.74 ACRES WITHIN THE BOUNDARIES OF AGRICULTURAL PRESERVE NO. 18; ADOPTED RESOLUTION 97-381 APPROVING INCLUSION OF APPROXIMATELY 763.95 ACRES WITHIN THE BOUNDARIES OF AGRICULTURAL PRESERVE NO. 23 AS REQUESTED; ALL TO BECOME EFFECTIVE UPON APPROVAL AND RECORDATION OF WILLIAMSON ACT CONTRACTS FOR THE AREAS DESCRIBED IN THE REQUESTS



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All Ayes



*7)


(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: Adopt Negative Declaration; approve General Plan Amendment as requested; approve zone change as requested; approve exclusion as requested; Negative Declaration (SD 2) (Tehachapi News) (Continued from 12/1/97 - Item 15C) - (Tape 1770) OPENED HEARING; NO ONE HEARD; CLOSED HEARING; ADOPTED NEGATIVE DECLARATION; ADOPTED RESOLUTION 97-375 APPROVING GENERAL PLAN AMENDMENT AS REQUESTED; ADOPTED RESOLUTION 97-382 AND ENACTED ORDINANCE G-6460 APPROVING ZONE CHANGE AS REQUESTED; ADOPTED RESOLUTION 97-383 APPROVING EXCLUSION OF APPROXIMATELY 26 ACRES FROM THE BOUNDARIES OF AGRICULTURAL PRESERVE NO. 23 AS REQUESTED


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All Ayes



8)


(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: Certify Environmental Impact Report; adopt CEQA Section 15091 Findings; adopt Mitigation Measure Monitoring Program; approve General Plan Amendment, to be held in suspense until the U.S. Department of Energy transfers the property to private ownership; Environmental Impact Report (SD 4) (Bakersfield Californian) (Continued from 12/1/97 - Item 15D) - (Tape 1770) OPENED HEARING; PHIL RUDNICK HEARD; CLOSED HEARING; CERTIFIED EIR; ADOPTED CEQA SECTION 15091 FINDINGS; ADOPTED MITIGATION MEASURE MONITORING PROGRAM; ADOPTED RESOLUTION 97-375 APPROVING GENERAL PLAN AMENDMENTS, TO BE HELD IN SUSPENSE UNTIL THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY TRANSFERS THE PROPERTY TO PRIVATE OWNERSHIP




HEARINGS


RESOURCE MANAGEMENT AGENCY



Planning Department



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All Ayes



9)


(a) Amendment of Zoning Map No. 46, Zone Change Case No. 31; (b) Conditional Use Permit Case No. 11, Map No. 46; Greg Antonaros; West side of State Route 14, approximately two miles south of the State Route 14 and U.S. Highway 395 junction, Indian Wells area; (a) A change in zone classification from A-1 (Limited Agriculture) to A (Exclusive Agriculture) or a more restrictive district; (b) A Conditional Use Permit to allow a brewery (Section 19.12.030.A.2) in an A (Exclusive Agriculture) District; Planning Department recommendation: Adopt Negative Declaration and Mitigation Measure Monitoring Program; approve zone change with the addition of the GH (Geologic Hazard Combining) District; approve conditional use permit subject to conditions; Negative Declaration (SD 1) (News Review) - (Tape 1770) OPENED HEARING; NO ONE HEARD; CLOSED HEARING; ADOPTED NEGATIVE DECLARATION AND MITIGATION MEASURE MONITORING PROGRAM; ADOPTED RESOLUTION 97-384 AND ENACTED ORDINANCE G-6461 APPROVING ZONE CHANGE WITH THE ADDITION OF THE GH DISTRICT; ADOPTED RESOLUTION 97-385 APPROVING CUP SUBJECT TO CONDITIONS INCLUDING A REVISED CONDITION 10 RELATING TO ARCHAEOLOGICAL MONITORING


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All Ayes



10)


Amendment of Zoning Map No. 101-34, Zone Change Case No. 17; Delfino Development by Porter-Robertson Engineering and Surveying; Northeast corner of Heath Road and Stockdale Highway, western Rosedale area; A change in zone classification from E (1) (Estate - 1 acre) to E (1) RS (Estate - 1 acre - Residential Suburban Combining) or a more restrictive district; Planning Department recommendation: Adopt Negative Declaration; Approve zone change as requested; Negative Declaration (SD 3) (Bakersfield Californian) - (Tape 1770) OPENED HEARING; VINCENT ODDO; DEMI HINMON; HAROLD ROBERTSON, PORTER-ROBERTSON ENGINEERING, REPRESENTING THE APPLICANT; KEVIN HOOVER; MAURICE ETCHECHURY; AND FRANK HINMON HEARD; CLOSED HEARING; RECEIVED AND FILED DOCUMENTS; CONTINUED TO MONDAY, FEBRUARY 2, 1998, AT 2:00 P.M.




DEPARTMENTAL REQUESTS


RESOURCE MANAGEMENT AGENCY



Planning Department

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All Ayes

11) Proposed Urgency Ordinance and Ordinance Regulating Use of Water Conveyance Facility Unused Capacity by Water Sellers in Eastern Kern County - COLE FRATES OF SAMDA; ERNEST CONANT, LAW OFFICES OF YOUNG WOOLDRIDGE; DENNIS FOX; JOHN STOVALL, KERN COUNTY WATER AGENCY; AND PHIL RUDNICK HEARD; ADOPTED RESOLUTION 97-386 ENACTING URGENCY ORDINANCE G-6462; WAIVED READING AND INTRODUCED ORDINANCE




RESOURCE MANAGEMENT AGENCY

Planning Department



Streets and Highways







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All Ayes







*12)


S.D. #2


Request for Nonsummary Vacation of a one foot wide Nonaccess Strip, Map No. 165-25, east side of Santa Lucia Street, between Valley Boulevard and Commercial Avenue, Tehachapi area - ADOPTED RESOLUTION 97-387 DECLARING INTENT TO VACATE; SET DATE OF HEARING FOR MONDAY, FEBRUARY 2, 1998, AT 2:00 P.M., AND PROVIDED FOR NOTICE







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All Ayes





*13)



S.D. #5

Request for Vacation of a Public Access Easement, Map No. 103-35, west side of Tate Street, approximately 246 feet south of Pioneer Drive, East Bakersfield - ADOPTED RESOLUTION 97-388 DECLARING INTENT TO VACATE; SET DATE OF HEARING FOR MONDAY, FEBRUARY 2, 1998, AT 2:00 P.M., AND PROVIDED FOR NOTICE

RESOURCE MANAGEMENT AGENCY



Planning Department



Land Use







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All Ayes





*14)



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, JANUARY 5, 1998, AT 2:00 P.M.







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All Ayes







*15)


S.D. #1

Proposed Williamson Act Land Use Contract for 1998-1999 Fiscal Year, Contract 95-17, William E. Brown and Wilma E. Brown, trustees for the W.E. Brown Family Trust, east of McFarland, Ag Preserve No. 14, 79.24 acres - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN; DIRECTED CLERK OF THE BOARD TO RECORD



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All Ayes



*16)


Proposed Williamson Act Land Use Contract for 1998-1999 Fiscal Year, Contract 97-15, Mosley Family Trust, Shafter area, Ag Preserve No. 8, 132.24 acres - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN; DIRECTED CLERK OF THE BOARD TO RECORD






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All Ayes







*17)


S.D. #2

Proposed Williamson Act Land Use Contract for 1998-1999 Fiscal Year, Contract 97-8, Keene Ranch Company, Ag Preserve Nos. 18 and 23, 8,944 acres - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN; DIRECTED CLERK OF THE BOARD TO RECORD



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All Ayes



*18)


Proposed Williamson Act Land Use Contract for 1998-1999 Fiscal Year, Contract 97-18, Robert J. Vignolo, Jane K. Vignolo & Vignolo Family Trust, Susan J. Balfour, Trustee, Mettler area, Ag Preserve No. 12, 207.49 acres - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN; DIRECTED CLERK OF THE BOARD TO RECORD


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All Ayes



*19)


Proposed Williamson Act Land Use Contract for 1998-1999 Fiscal Year, Contract 97-22, Richard L. Burns, Tehachapi area, Ag Preserve No. 18, 20 acres - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN; DIRECTED CLERK OF THE BOARD TO RECORD




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All Ayes





*20)
S.D. #1 and #4

Proposed Williamson Act Land Use Contract for 1998-1999 Fiscal Year, Contract 97-10, Robert J. Vignolo and Susan J. Balfour, Shafter area, Ag Preserve No. 6, 256 acres - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN; DIRECTED CLERK OF THE BOARD TO RECORD







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All Ayes







*21)
S.D. #4

Proposed Williamson Act Land Use Contract for 1998-1999 Fiscal Year, Contract 97-17, John B. Cauzza Jr., Buttonwillow area, Ag Preserve No. 9, 235 acres - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN; DIRECTED CLERK OF THE BOARD TO RECORD

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All Ayes

*22) Proposed Williamson Act Land Use Contract for 1998-1999 Fiscal Year, Contract 97-16, John B. Cauzza and Carla M. Cauzza, Husband and Wife, Buttonwillow area, Ag Preserve No. 9, 422 acres - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN; DIRECTED CLERK OF THE BOARD TO RECORD
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All Ayes

*23) Proposed Williamson Act Land Use Contract for 1998-1999 Fiscal Year, Contract 97-21, Pursel Family Trust and Garone Family Trust, west of Buttonwillow, Ag Preserve No. 9, 320 acres - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN; DIRECTED CLERK OF THE BOARD TO RECORD





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All Ayes





*24)
S.D. #5

Proposed Williamson Act Land Use Contract for 1998-1999 Fiscal Year, Contract 97-11, Kent K.B.Stenderup, Patricia Ann Stenderup, Andy Carl Stenderup and Kim Renee Stenderup, Bakersfield area, Ag Preserve No. 13, 50.84 acres - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN; DIRECTED CLERK OF THE BOARD TO RECORD

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All Ayes

*25) Proposed Williamson Act Land Use Contract for 1998-1999 Fiscal Year, Contract 97-20, Joseph and Judith Flesher, Edison area, Ag Preserve No. 13, 563.09 acres - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN; DIRECTED CLERK OF THE BOARD TO RECORD





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All Ayes





*26)
All S.D's

Williamson Act Open Space Subvention Application 1997-1998 Agricultural Preserve Boundary Maps - RECEIVED AND FILED SUBVENTION APPLICATION REPORT; ADOPTED RESOLUTIONS 97-389 THROUGH 97-408 CONFIRMING THE BOUNDARIES OF THE 20 AGRICULTURAL PRESERVES; DIRECTED CLERK OF THE BOARD TO RECORD RESOLUTIONS AND BOUNDARY MAPS, AND TO TRANSMIT A COPY OF EACH RESOLUTION AND MAP TO THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA, DIRECTOR OF CONSERVATION

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All Ayes

27) Nominations for the Planning Advisory Committee At-Large Positions - APPOINTED ROBERTA TEGLIA AND LES CLARK TO FILL THE TWO AT-LARGE POSITIONS ON THE COMMITTEE



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ADJOURNED TO TUESDAY, DECEMBER 16, 1997, AT 10:00 A.M.





Administrative Coordinator







Chairman, Board of Supervisors



SUMMARY OF PROCEEDINGS



BOARD OF SUPERVISORS - COUNTY OF KERN



1115 Truxtun Avenue

Bakersfield, California



Regular Meeting

Tuesday, December 16, 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.



STAFF RECOMMENDATIONS SHOWN IN CAPS OR UNDERLINED

RESOLUTIONS/PROCLAMATIONS
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All Ayes

1) Presentation of Certificates of Recognition to Captain John Peterson, Firefighter Terry McVey, Engineer Tom Fletcher, and Enrique Mendoza for rescuing a victim overcome by smoke from a burning structure - MADE PRESENTATIONS TO CAPTAIN PETERSON, FIREFIGHTER McVEY, AND ENGINEER FLETCHER
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All Ayes

2) Resolution honoring Rolf A. Shepard, County Veterans Service Officer, Kern County Veterans Service Department, who is retiring January 3, 1998, after 21 years of County service - ADOPTED RESOLUTION; MADE PRESENTATION TO ROLF SHEPARD; ROLF SHEPARD HEARD
PUBLIC REQUESTS
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All Ayes

3) Request from Assemblyman Roy Ashburn and the Coalition for Private Property Rights to address the Board regarding continuation of efforts to delist the Mohave ground squirrel and the potential funding from the County for the compliance with CEQA requirements - ASSEMBLYMAN ROY ASHBURN; GREG GALLION, PRESIDENT OF THE COALITION FOR THE PRESERVATION OF PRIVATE PROPERTY RIGHTS; TERRY ARNOLD, BURGER KING, LAMPPOST PIZZA, AND COALITION FOR THE PRESERVATION OF PRIVATE PROPERTY RIGHTS; AND DR. ARTHUR UNGER, ENDANGERED SPECIES ACTIVIST FOR THE KERN KAWEAH CHAPTER OF THE SIERRA CLUB, HEARD; REFERRED TO PLANNING DEPARTMENT AND COUNTY COUNSEL TO REVIEW CEQA AND KERN COUNTY'S LEGAL POSITION FOR REPORT BACK TO THE BOARD
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All Ayes

4) Request from Jeffrey B. Johnson of the Weill Institute Small Business Development Center to address the Board regarding support for a community college grant to establish a Center for International Trade Development in Kern County - JEFF JOHNSON, DIRECTOR OF THE SMALL BUSINESS CENTER OF THE WEILL INSTITUTE HEARD; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN LETTER OF SUPPORT
APPOINTMENTS/RESIGNATIONS



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All Ayes

*5) Appointment of Louis Cox as County Ambulance Association Representative to the Kern County Emergency Medical Care Advisory Board (EMCAB), term to expire at the pleasure of the Board - MADE APPOINTMENT
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All Ayes

*6) Reappointments of Dr. James Slack, Marta Madden, Donald Burkett, Gil Watson, Dodie Williams, Robin Bunyan, Steve Hanson, Kevin Bush, Lillian Santos, Phillip Barrios, Annie Langdeau, and Kris Kepler to the Kern County AIDS Advisory Board, terms to expire August 16, 2000 - MADE REAPPOINTMENTS
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! - DENNIS FOX HEARD REGARDING THE WATER IN THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA AND SUGGESTED PRESENTATION BY CALFED



CARL HOWARD, KERN COUNTY GRAND JURY, EXTENDED HOLIDAY GREETINGS TO THE MEMBERS OF THE BOARD, COUNTY ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE, AND COUNTY COUNSEL

BOARD MEMBER ANNOUNCEMENTS OR 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]) - SUPERVISOR PETERSON DISCUSSED AGENDA PRESENTATION TIME LIMIT



SUPERVISOR PETERSON, REPRESENTING THE BOARD OF RETIREMENT, EXPRESSED APPRECIATION TO THE BOARD FOR THE APPROVAL OF RETIREMENT WORKSHOPS FOR COUNTY EMPLOYEES



SUPERVISORS PETERSON, McQUISTON, PATRICK, AND PARRA EXPRESSED HAPPY HOLIDAY WISHES TO THE CITIZENS AND EMPLOYEES OF KERN COUNTY

DEPARTMENTAL REQUESTS



ASSESSOR-RECORDER

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All Ayes

*9) Proposed Agreement for State-County Property Tax Administration Program (R&T Code Section 95.31) for calendar year 1998 and proposed addition of permanent full-time positions effective January 1, 1998 - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 775 -97; APPROVED ADDITION OF ONE DEPARTMENTAL SYSTEMS COORDINATOR II POSITION, ONE AUDITOR-APPRAISER I/II/III POSITION, FIVE APPRAISER I/II/III POSITIONS, FOUR APPRAISAL ASSISTANT POSITIONS, AND SEVEN ASSESSMENT CLERK I/II/III POSITIONS EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 1998; REFERRED TO PERSONNEL TO AMEND THE DEPARTMENTAL POSITIONS AND SALARY SCHEDULES
AUDITOR-CONTROLLER-COUNTY CLERK
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All Ayes

*10) South Fork Union School District Special Election to be held April 14, 1998 - AUTHORIZED THE ELECTIONS OFFICE TO PERFORM THE ELECTION RELATED SERVICES REQUESTED AND ORDERED THE CONSOLIDATION WITH ANY OTHER ELECTION WITHIN THE DISTRICT
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All Ayes

*11) Proposed Resolutions authorizing the Treasurer-Tax Collector to effect a temporary transfer of funds in January of 1998 to the County General Fund in the amount of $200,000,000 and the County Fire Fund in the amount of $21,000,000 - APPROVED; ADOPTED RESOLUTIONS 97-409 AND 97-410
FIRE DEPARTMENT
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All Ayes

*12) Request approval of the deletion of one Departmental Systems Coordinator I position and the addition of one Network Administrator position, effective December 22, 1997, Fiscal Impact None 1997-98 - APPROVED; REFERRED TO PERSONNEL TO AMEND THE DEPARTMENTAL POSITIONS AND SALARY SCHEDULES
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All Ayes

13) Proposed acceptance of donation of $6,500 from Lone Star Gas Liquids Processing, Inc. - MR. ANDREWS, LONE STAR GAS LIQUIDS PROCESSING, INC., HEARD; ACCEPTED DONATION; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN LETTER OF APPRECIATION
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All Ayes

*14) Proposed Agreement with City of Delano for County Assumption of Fire Protection Duties, Unification of Fire Departments, and Enforcement of State Fire Marshal Regulations - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 776-97
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All Ayes

*15) Proposed acceptance of donation of $1,573 from Aera Energy to Support the Lost Hills House Numbering Project - ACCEPTED DONATION; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN LETTER OF APPRECIATION
HUMAN SERVICES
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All Ayes

16) Proposed acceptance of donation by Kaiser Permanente of 28 special needs car seats and restraints and 42 conventional car seats totaling $5,000 in value - DANIELLE McKINNEY, DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC RELATIONS, AND DR. LEE RUBEN, KAISER PERMANENTE, HEARD; SARA FUTRELL AND DR. JINADU, DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH, HEARD; ACCEPTED DONATION; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN LETTER OF APPRECIATION
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All Ayes

*17) Proposed three-year Agreement for Food Stamp Coupon Issuance with Monetary Management of California, Inc. from January 1, 1998 through December 31, 2000, in an amount not to exceed $655,000 - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 777-97
KERN MEDICAL CENTER













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18) 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 - TOM BURNS, PRESIDENT OF TRANSWEST SECURITY SERVICES, INC., HEARD



Motion to approve Agreement and authorize the Chairman to sign - MOTION DIED DUE TO LACK OF SECOND



REFERRED TO COUNTY ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE, KERN MEDICAL CENTER, AND COUNTY COUNSEL FOR ADDITIONAL REVIEW FOR REPORT BACK TO THE BOARD

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*19) Proposed Agreement with DARCA, Inc. for information systems consulting services in an amount not to exceed $210,000 - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 778-97
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All Ayes

*20) Proposed three-year Agreement for professional surgery services with regents of the University of California, San Diego, in an amount not to exceed $1,091,459 - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 779-97
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All Ayes

*21) Proposed retroactive approval of two-year Agreement commencing October 1, 1997 for professional services with Comprehensive Blood and Cancer Center in an amount not to exceed $200,000 - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 780-97
LIBRARY
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All Ayes

*22) 1997 California State Library Grant from the Ethnic Materials Collection Development Program for the Buttonwillow, Delano, McFarland, Shafter and Wasco Branches of the Kern County Library - APPROVED ACCEPTANCE OF GRANT; AUTHORIZED DIRECTOR OF LIBRARIES TO EXECUTE THE NECESSARY GRANT DOCUMENTS
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All Ayes

*23) Unanticipated revenue of 2 Grant Awards totaling $1,000, California Council for the Humanities: "Gold Rush: A Literary Exploration" for the Kern River Valley and Taft branches of the Kern County Library - APPROVED ACCEPTANCE OF GRANTS; APPROVED APPROPRIATION OF UNANTICIPATED REVENUE IN THE AMOUNT OF $1,000 TO APPROPRIATIONS FOR CONTINGENCIES; APPROVED BUDGET TRANSFER FROM APPROPRIATIONS FOR CONTINGENCIES TO LIBRARY BUDGET UNIT 6210 IN THE AMOUNT OF $1,000; AUTHORIZED DIRECTOR OF LIBRARIES TO EXECUTE NECESSARY GRANT DOCUMENTS
MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES
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All Ayes

*24) Proposed extension of Programmer Analyst I/II classification effective December 16, 1997 - APPROVED THE EXTENSION OF THE FLEXIBLE CLASSIFICATIONS FROM PROGRAMMER ANALYST I/II TO PROGRAMMER ANALYST I/II/III/IV IN BUDGET UNITS 4120 AND 4123; APPROVED; REFERRED TO PERSONNEL TO AMEND THE DEPARTMENTAL POSITIONS AND SALARY SCHEDULES
Pr-Pa

All Ayes

*25) Proposed Amendment No. 1 (redirected funds in the amount of $7,600) to Agreement No. 413-97 with Wrenwood Guest Homes for FY 1997-98 for provision of additional augmented board and care services to mentally ill clients in an amount not to exceed $9,400 - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED THE CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 781-97
Pr-Pa

All Ayes

*26) Proposed Amendment No. 1 (redirected funds in the amount of $6,050) to Agreement No. 240-97 with Betty's Board and Care for FY 1997-98 for provision of additional augmented board and care services to mentally ill clients in an amount not to exceed $9,650 - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 782-97
Pr-Pa

All Ayes

*27) Proposed retroactive Agreement with Efrain A. Beliz, Ph.D. for FY 1997-98 for provision of crisis stabilization and skills development training services to staff in an amount not to exceed $9,750 - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 783-97
Pr-Pa

All Ayes

*28) Proposed Agreement with National Health Services, Inc. for FY 1997-98 for provision of medication monitoring services for indigent mentally disabled residents in the West Kern area in an amount not to exceed $50,000 - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 784-97
OFFICE ON AGING
Pr-Pa

All Ayes

*29) Amendment to Agreement for Dietician Services with Ellen Solum, R.D. for FY 1997-98 increasing scope of duties and increasing maximum amount payable to $4,500 - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 785-97
With-

drawn

*30) Proposed revision No. 1 to the FY 1997-98 Area Plan Budget to reflect changes on local allocation of federal and state funds; Funding: Federal Older Americans Act and State of California General Funds; Discretionary: Budgeted -
PROBATION DEPARTMENT
Pr-Pa

All Ayes

*31) Proposed Agreement with "420 Club," local California Highway Patrol Association, to use pistol range in exchange for ground keeping services - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 786-97



Pr-Pa

All Ayes

*32) Request approval of 1997-98 Comprehensive Youth Services Act Expenditure Plan and proposed addition of one Deputy Probation Officer III, three Deputy Probation Officer I/II, one Word Processing Technician I/II, and one Account Clerk III effective December 16, 1997 - APPROVED; REFERRED TO PERSONNEL TO AMEND THE DEPARTMENTAL POSITIONS AND SALARY SCHEDULES
Pr-Pa

All Ayes

*33) Appropriation of unanticipated revenue - Camp Subsidy/Temporary Assistance for Need Family (TANF) - APPROVED APPROPRIATION OF $491,405 IN UNANTICIPATED REVENUE TO APPROPRIATIONS FOR CONTINGENCIES; APPROVED BUDGET TRANSFER FROM APPROPRIATIONS FOR CONTINGENCIES IN THE AMOUNT OF $491,405 TO PROBATION BUDGET UNIT 2340
Pr-Pa

All Ayes

*34) Request addition of one Computer Telecommunication Technician I/II position effective December 16, 1997 - APPROVED; REFERRED TO PERSONNEL TO AMEND THE DEPARTMENTAL POSITION AND SALARY SCHEDULE
Pr-Pa

All Ayes

*35) Request approval to establish three Notary Public Commissions for the Kern County Probation Department - APPROVED
PUBLIC HEALTH DEPARTMENT
Pr-Pa

All Ayes

*36) Proposed Amendment No. 1 to Ryan White State Agreement No. 96-26870 to modify invoice procedures - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 787-97
Pr-Pa

All Ayes

*37) Request for acceptance of cash donation in the amount of $5,000 from Roche Laboratories, Inc. - ACCEPTED DONATION; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN LETTER OF APPRECIATION
Pr-Pa

All Ayes

*38) Proposed Agreement with Clinica Sierra Vista, Inc. for radiology services, from December 1, 1997 through November 30, 1998, in an amount not to exceed $8,000 - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 788-97
Pr-Pa

All Ayes

*39) Proposed Agreement with Pair/Marotta Physical Therapy to provide professional services for the California Children Services Program, from January 1, 1998 to June 30, 1999, in an amount not to exceed $99,894 - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 789-97
Pr-Pa

All Ayes

*40) Proposed Agreement with Tehachapi Hospital District radiology services, from December 1, 1997 through November 30, 1998, in an amount not to exceed $8,000 - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 790-97
Pr-Pa

All Ayes

*41) Proposed Amendment No. 1 to Agreement for Tobacco Control Intervention Services with Applied Research Center, a Division of California State Bakersfield Foundation, to provide tobacco control evaluation and consulting services as required by the Department of Health Services Tobacco Control Section in an amount not to exceed $30,250 - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 791-97



Pr-Pa

All Ayes

*42) Retroactive approval of Agreement for Clinical Services with Norman E. Levan, M.D. to provide professional services in the treatment of communicable diseases including Hansen's Disease (Leprosy), from July 1, 1997 through June 30, 1998, in an amount not to exceed $12,000 - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 792-97



Pr-Pa

All Ayes

*43) Request to apply for Rural Health Services Small Grant in the amount of $25,000 from the California Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development, Rural Health Policy Council - APPROVED REQUEST FOR APPLICATION; AUTHORIZED DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICES TO SIGN GRANT IF APPROVED BY STATE; AUTHORIZED DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICES TO SIGN ANY ACCOMPANYING ATTACHMENTS TO GRANT APPLICATION
Pr-Pa

All Ayes

*44) Proposed Agreement with St. Joseph's Church for HIV/AIDS population Needs Assessment Services, from November 25, 1997 through January 23, 1998, in an amount not to exceed $15,000 - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 793-97
Pr-Pa

All Ayes

*45) Proposed amendment to the Agreement with the State Department of Health Services for the Tobacco Control Education Program augmentation funding through FY 1997-98 and FY 1998-99 in an amount not to exceed $380,327; and addition of one Health Education Assistant I/II position effective January 3, 1998 - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 794-97; APPROVED ADDITION OF POSITION; REFERRED TO PERSONNEL TO AMEND THE DEPARTMENTAL POSITION AND SALARY SCHEDULE
Pr-Pa

All Ayes

*46) Proposed addition of one full-time Public Health Project Specialist Position effective December 20, 1997 - APPROVED ADDITION OF POSITION; REFERRED TO PERSONNEL TO AMEND THE DEPARTMENTAL POSITION AND SALARY SCHEDULE
RETIREMENT ASSOCIATION
Pr-Pa

All Ayes

*47) Proposed addition of one Account Clerk III position, effective December 16, 1997, and the deletion of one Account Clerk I/II position, effective January 6, 1998 - APPROVED; REFERRED TO PERSONNEL TO AMEND THE DEPARTMENTAL POSITIONS AND SALARY SCHEDULES
TREASURER-TAX COLLECTOR
Pr-Pa

All Ayes

*48) Proposed Resolution of sale of tax-defaulted property - APPROVED; ADOPTED RESOLUTION 97-411
CLOSED SESSIONS



COUNTY ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE

With-

drawn

49) Request for closed session regarding Meet and Confer with Kern Faculty Association, Kern Prosecutors Association, Kern Law Enforcement Association, Kern County Fire Fighters Union, and Central California Association for Public Employees -
Pa-Pr

All Ayes

50) Request for closed session regarding recruitment for County Veterans' Services Officer -
Pr-Pa RECONVENE FROM CLOSED SESSION; RECESS 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 16, 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 (#) ARE CONSIDERED TO BE ROUTINE AND APPROVED BY ONE MOTION



BOARD ACTION SHOWN IN CAPS AFTER EACH ITEM

Pr-Pa

All Ayes

A) Results of Closed Session, Item No. 50, December 16, 1997, 10:00 A.M., regarding recruitment for County Veterans' Services Officer - APPOINTED FRED POWERS ACTING COUNTY VETERANS' SERVICES OFFICER EFFECTIVE DECEMBER 20, 1997



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! - ROY WEYGAND, PRESIDENT OF KERNTAX, EXPRESSED HOLIDAY GREETINGS



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]) - SUPERVISOR PEREZ EXPRESSED APPRECIATION TO THE BOARD MEMBERS FOR THEIR ASSISTANCE TO HIM AS 1997 CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD; SUPERVISOR PATRICK MADE COMMENTS REGARDING THE LAST BOARD MEETING OF THE YEAR AND EXPRESSED APPRECIATION TO SUPERVIOSR STEVE PEREZ AS CHAIRMAN
DEPARTMENTAL REQUESTS


AIRPORTS

Pr-Pa

All Ayes

* 3) Request to create a new budget line item within the Airports Enterprise Fund entitled "CCTV Surveillance System" (8995.8603); and request for Budget Transfer in the amount of $7,000.00 to provide funds - APPROVED



COUNTY ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE
Pr-Pa

All Ayes

* 4) Proposed Agreement with West Side Recreation and Park District for Restroom Construction, Fiscal Impact: $35,100 - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 795-97
Pr-Pa

All Ayes

* 5) Transfer of Property Tax Entitlement - City of Bakersfield Annexation No. 395 (LAFCO Proceeding No. 1236) - ADOPTED RESOLUTION 97-412
Pr-Pa

All Ayes

* 6) Proposed Amendment Extending Term of Agreement with BC Life & Health Insurance Company (Blue Cross of California) for Dental Benefit Plan Administration - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 796-97
Pr-Pa

All Ayes

* 7) Report re: Implementation of Lockyer-Isenberg Trial Court Funding Act (AB 233) - (1) APPROVED ESTABLISHMENT OF BUDGET UNIT 2110, FUND 00001, CONTRIBUTION TO TRIAL COURT FUNDING; (2) APPROPRIATED UNANTICIPATED FINE, FORFEITURE, AND PENALTY REVENUE IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,892,445 IN BUDGET UNIT 2110; (3) RESCINDED PREVIOUSLY ADOPTED OPERATING TRANSFERS TO TRIAL COURT OPERATIONS FUND (00180) FROM THE FOLLOWING SPECIAL PURPOSE FUNDS: COURT AUTOMATION/ MICROGRAPHICS FUND ($51,350), CRIMINAL JUSTICE FACILITIES FUND ($831,192), 2% MUNICIPAL COURT AUTOMATION FUND ($353,000), AND NIGHT COURT SESSION FUND ($13,245); (4) APPROVED OPERATING TRANSFERS TO THE GENERAL FUND (BUDGET UNIT 2110) FROM FOLLOWING SPECIAL PURPOSE FUNDS: AUTOMATION/MICROGRAPHICS FUND ($51,350), CRIMINAL JUSTICE FACILITIES FUND ($831,192), 2% MUNICIPAL COURT AUTOMATION FUND ($228,000), AND NIGHT COURT SESSION FUND ($13,245) AND RECOGNIZE UNANTICIPATED REVENUE IN THE AMOUNT OF $1,123,787; (5) REDUCED GENERAL FUND APPROPRIATED OPERATING TRANSFERS TO THE TRIAL COURT OPERATIONS FUND AND INCREASE APPROPRIATIONS FOR CONTINGENCIES IN THE AMOUNT OF $9,122,368; (6) APPROVED A BUDGET TRANSFER OF $12,474,077 FROM APPROPRIATIONS FOR CONTINGENCIES TO B.U. 2110, FUND 00001; (7) AUTHORIZED THE AUDITOR-CONTROLLER-COUNTY CLERK TO REMIT THE COUNTY'S MAINTENANCE OF EFFORT PAYMENTS AND TO PERFORM ALL NECESSARY ACCOUNTING TRANSACTIONS ATTENDANT TO AB 233 IMPLEMENTATION; (8) AUTHORIZED THE AUDITOR-CONTROLLER-COUNTY CLERK TO MAKE TEMPORARY CASH FLOW LOANS TO THE TRIAL COURT OPERATIONS FUND; AND (9) REFERRED TO CAO THE CONTINUED IMPLEMENTATION OF AB 233
Pr-Pa

All Ayes

* 8) Proposed Agreement with State of California for Receipt of Impact Mitigation Funds for State Prison Expansion; APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 797-97; DIRECTED AUDITOR-CONTROLLER-COUNTY CLERK TO PLACE FUNDS IN INTEREST BEARING TRUST FUND



Pr-Pa

All Ayes

* 9) Request for Proposal for Natural Gas Services - AUTHORIZED ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE TO ISSUE REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL



Legislative Matters
Pr-Pa

All Ayes

*10) Government Cost Savings and Taxpayer Protection Amendment - ADOPTED POSITION IN OPPOSITION; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN CORRESPONDENCE TO APPROPRIATE OFFICIALS COMMUNICATING BOARD'S POSITION
COUNTY ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE

General Services Division



S.D. #1

Pr-Pa

All Ayes

*11) Acceptance of high bid from Three Brand Cattle Company for revocable grazing permit at the Sheriff's Lerdo Facility - MADE FINDING THAT PROJECT IS EXEMPT FROM CEQA PER SECTION 15301; DIRECTED CLERK OF THE BOARD TO FILE NOTICE OF EXEMPTION; ACCEPTED HIGH BID; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN PERMIT AGREEMENT 798-97
Pr-Pa

All Ayes

*12) Preliminary documents for the acquisition of Kern Valley Landfill, buffer, and transfer station from Bureau of Land Management - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN
Pr-Pa

All Ayes

*13) Proposed acquisition of mining claims at Ridgecrest Sanitary Landfill - 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 AUDITOR-CONTROLLER TO ISSUE A WARRANT FOR $22,500.00 TO COMMONWEALTH LAND TITLE; ACCEPTED COPY OF QUITCLAIM DEED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN SALE ESCROW INSTRUCTIONS



S.D.'s #1 & #5
Pr-Pa

All Ayes

*14) Application from Naftex Holdings, Ltd. for new pipeline franchise - ADOPTED RESOLUTION 97-413 SETTING HEARING FOR TUESDAY, JANUARY 20, 1998, AT 2:00 P.M.; DIRECTED CLERK OF THE BOARD TO PUBLISH



S.D. #2
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All Ayes

*15) Donation, from Millar and Pearlman Family Trusts, of real property in Rosamond for future park site, $305.50 escrow costs - MADE FINDING THAT PROJECT IS EXEMPT FROM CEQA PER SECTION 15061; DIRECTED CLERK OF THE BOARD TO COMPLETE AND FILE NOTICE OF EXEMPTION; APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN CERTIFICATE OF ACCEPTANCE, IRS FORM 8283 "NONCASH CHARITABLE CONTRIBUTIONS", ESCROW INSTRUCTIONS AND ESCROW AMENDMENT/SUPPLEMENT; AUTHORIZED AUDITOR-CONTROLLER TO ISSUE WARRANT TO COMMONWEALTH LAND TITLE FOR $305.50



S.D. #5
Pr-Pa

All Ayes

*16) Sale of surplus property at 28 Augusta Street, Bakersfield - CONTINUED TO TUESDAY, JANUARY 13, 1998 AT 2:00 P.M.



All Ayes
*17) Performance Bond for the build-to-Lease District Attorney Crime Lab and Family Support Facility - APPROVED SUBSTITUTED PERFORMANCE BOND; RATIFIED AUTHORITY OF ASSISTANT COUNTY ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER FOR GENERAL SERVICES TO SIGN RIDER


All S.D.'s
Pr-Pa

All Ayes

*18) Request for additional funding for sandbags and related flood supplies - APPROVED APPROPRIATION OF $40,000.00 FROM APPROPRIATIONS FOR CONTINGENCIES TO BUDGET UNIT 2850, EMERGENCY SERVICES



COUNTY ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE

Information Technology Services

Pr-Pa

All Ayes

*19) Report on the impact of the 805 area code split, which will take effect in February 1999 - RECEIVED AND FILED
Pr-Pa

All Ayes

*20) Proposed Amendment No. 1 to County Agreement No. 206-97 with Lucent Technologies Inc. to extend the deadline until February 19, 1998, in which to achieve a successful test of the Wide Area Network Design and Upgrade - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 799-97



RESOURCE MANAGEMENT AGENCY

Community Development Program Department



S.D. 4

Pr-Pa

All Ayes

*21) Contract Change Order No. 4 for Construction of Buttonwillow Dental Facility-Net Addition $2,488.16 - FUNDING: $2,488.16; CDBG Funds; Discretionary; Budgeted - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN



RESOURCE MANAGEMENT AGENCY

Environmental Health



HEARINGS

Pr-Pa

All Ayes

*22) Single-family Residence and Real Property located at North Drive, Lebec, California, County of Kern, APN 255-221-001, Owner of Record: Oscar V. Tarr Trust - OPENED HEARING; NO ONE HEARD; CLOSED HEARING; ADOPTED RESOLUTION 97-414 DECLARING DWELLING AND REAL PROPERTY A PUBLIC NUISANCE; DIRECTED ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH SERVICES DEPARTMENT TO PREPARE AND POST NOTICE OF DETERMINATION ON PROPERTY; IF THE NUISANCE IS NOT ABATED WITHIN 30 DAYS AFTER POSTING THE NOTICE OF DETERMINATION, AUTHORIZED USE OF REPAIR AND DEMOLITION FUND TO ABATE NUISANCE, AND AUTHORIZED SOLICITATION OF BIDS FOR DEMOLITION OF STRUCTURE AND REMOVAL OF JUNK, TRASH, DEBRIS, AND DISMANTLED, INOPERATIVE VEHICLES AND PARTS THEREOF FROM THE EXTERIOR PREMISES











Pr-Pa

All Ayes





*23)




Vacant Structure and Real Property located at North Drive, (Lots 114,115,116,117,118,119,120), Lebec, California, County of Kern, APN 255-221-04, Owner of Record: Oscar V. Tarr Trust - OPENED HEARING; NO ONE HEARD; CLOSED HEARING; ADOPTED RESOLUTION 97-415 DECLARING DWELLING AND REAL PROPERTY A PUBLIC NUISANCE; DIRECTED ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH SERVICES DEPARTMENT TO PREPARE AND POST NOTICE OF DETERMINATION ON PROPERTY; IF THE NUISANCE IS NOT ABATED WITHIN 30 DAYS AFTER POSTING THE NOTICE OF DETERMINATION, AUTHORIZED USE OF REPAIR AND DEMOLITION FUND TO ABATE NUISANCE, AND AUTHORIZED SOLICITATION OF BIDS FOR DEMOLITION OF STRUCTURE AND REMOVAL OF JUNK, TRASH, DEBRIS, AND DISMANTLED, INOPERATIVE VEHICLES AND PARTS THEREOF FROM THE EXTERIOR PREMISES




Pr-Pa

All Ayes

*24) Single-family Residence and Real Property located at 39144 North Drive (lots 121 & 122), Lebec, California, County of Kern, APN 255-221-05, Owner of Record: Oscar V. Tarr Trust - OPENED HEARING; NO ONE HEARD; CLOSED HEARING; ADOPTED RESOLUTION 97-416 DECLARING DWELLING AND REAL PROPERTY A PUBLIC NUISANCE; DIRECTED ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH SERVICES DEPARTMENT TO PREPARE AND POST NOTICE OF DETERMINATION ON PROPERTY; IF THE NUISANCE IS NOT ABATED WITHIN 30 DAYS AFTER POSTING THE NOTICE OF DETERMINATION, AUTHORIZED USE OF REPAIR AND DEMOLITION FUND TO ABATE NUISANCE AND AUTHORIZED SOLICITATION OF BIDS FOR DEMOLITION OF STRUCTURE AND REMOVAL OF JUNK, TRASH, DEBRIS, AND DISMANTLED, INOPERATIVE VEHICLES AND PARTS THEREOF FROM THE EXTERIOR PREMISES

Pr-Pa

All Ayes

*25) Vacant Structure and Real Property located at North Drive, Lots 86 & 87, Lebec, California, County of Kern, APN 255-225-05, Owner of Record: Oscar V. Tarr Trust - OPENED HEARING; NO ONE HEARD; CLOSED HEARING; ADOPTED RESOLUTION 97-417 DECLARING DWELLING AND REAL PROPERTY A PUBLIC NUISANCE; DIRECTED ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH SERVICES DEPARTMENT TO PREPARE AND POST NOTICE OF DETERMINATION ON PROPERTY; IF THE NUISANCE IS NOT ABATED WITHIN 30 DAYS AFTER POSTING THE NOTICE OF DETERMINATION, AUTHORIZED USE OF REPAIR AND DEMOLITION FUND TO ABATE NUISANCE, AND AUTHORIZED SOLICITATION OF BIDS FOR DEMOLITION OF STRUCTURE AND REMOVAL OF JUNK, TRASH, DEBRIS, AND DISMANTLED, INOPERATIVE VEHICLES AND PARTS THEREOF FROM THE EXTERIOR PREMISES























RESOURCE MANAGEMENT AGENCY

Engineering and Survey Services



S.D. #3

Pr-Pa

All Ayes

*26) Proposed hearing on Reestablishing Assessments Within County Service Area No. 71, Zone of Benefit No. 9 (Harvest Manor Tract) for Fiscal Year 1998-99 - ADOPTED RESOLUTION 97-418 SETTING HEARING FOR TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 1998 AT 2:00 P.M. TO CONSIDER LEVYING ASSESSMENTS WITHIN COUNTY SERVICE AREA NO. 71, ZONE OF BENEFIT NO. 9; DIRECTED THE CLERK OF THE BOARD TO PUBLISH THE NOTICE OF HEARING; DIRECTED THE ENGINEERING & SURVEY SERVICES DEPARTMENT TO PREPARE AN ENGINEERS REPORT AND MAIL THE PROPERTY OWNERS WITHIN CSA 71.9 NOTICE OF THE HEARING AND INFORMATION REGARDING THE PROPOSED ASSESSMENT AS REQUIRED BY ARTICLE XIII D OF THE CALIFORNIA CONSTITUTION



RESOURCE MANAGEMENT AGENCY

Roads Department



All S.D.'s

Pr-Pa

All Ayes

*27) Proposed Cost Accounting System Program (CASP) Agreement for Specialized Computer Programming and Technical Development Services with Cascade Software Systems, Inc. in an amount not to exceed $15,000.00 - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 800-97



S.D. #2
Pr-Pa

All Ayes

*28) Proposed Relocation Assistance Reimbursements for Oak Creek Road Overpass Project; Parcel I, Mini Storage Units (Sawyer $250, Zumwalt $350, Villarino $400 and Ponting $400) - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN; AUTHORIZED AUDITOR-CONTROLLER TO PAY



S.D. #3
Pr-Pa

All Ayes

*29) Contract No. 96032, Contract Change Order No. 5 for Construction of Meadows Field Runway, 30R/12L, Asphalt Concrete Overlay, Reconstruction, Shoulder Stabilization and Centerline Lighting System in the amount of $5,532.70 (increase) - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN
Pa-Pe

All Ayes

30) Proposed Approval of Appraised Value of Various Parcels for Calloway Drive Widening Project - CECIL COOMBS HEARD; APPROVED



S.D. #4
Pr-Pa

All Ayes

*31) Proposed declaration of local flood emergency and potential El Nino flood hazard and Authorization for Emergency Work - Concreted Rock Slope at Three Bridges along Frazier Mountain Park Road, in an amount not to exceed $400,000 - APPROVED; ADOPTED RESOLUTION 97- 419 DECLARING LOCAL FLOOD EMERGENCY AND AUTHORIZING ROAD COMMISSIONER AND PURCHASING DEPARTMENT TO ENGAGE INDEPENDENT CONTRACTORS TO PERFORM EMERGENCY CONSTRUCTION WORK



WASTE MANAGEMENT DEPARTMENT

All S.D.'s

Pa-Pe

4 Ayes

1 No/Pr

32) Mandatory Garbage Collection - TOM PAYNE, CITY MANAGER OF THE CITY OF ARVIN; MAYOR BILL BARBER, CITY OF TAFT, REPRESENTING THE KERN COUNTY ASSOCIATION OF CITIES (KCAC); ROY WEYGAND, PRESIDENT OF KERNTAX AND MEMBER OF THE PROPOSITION 218 TASK FORCE; MAYOR BOB PRICE, CITY OF BAKERSFIELD; DEE EWING; JOHN FRASSEL, KERN COUNTY TAXPAYERS FOR ACCOUNTABLITY IN GOVERNMENT; MAYOR JOHN ROMBOUTS, CITY OF TEHACHAPI; KATHY PROUT, MAYOR PRO-TEM, CITY OF SHAFTER; NAPOLEON MADRID, CITY COUNCILMAN FOR THE CITY OF DELANO; DAVE DMOHOWSKI, PAY AS YOU THROW STEERING COMMITTEE, HEARD; RECEIVED AND FILED DOCUMENTS; 1) DISCUSSED PROPOSED RECOMMENDATIONS AND DIRECTED WMD AS TO THE APPROPRIATENESS OF THE RECOMMENDATIONS AND THE IMPLEMENTATION PLAN; 2) APPROVED MANDATORY COLLECTION IN CONCEPT WITH REFERRALS: DIRECTED WASTE MANAGEMENT DEPARTMENT TO REPORT BACK ON ISSUE OF SELF HAULING AND THE CONCERNS OF THE CITIES EXPRESSED AT MEETING; DIRECTED WASTE MANAGEMENT DEPARTMENT TO CONDUCT EVENING PUBLIC COMMUNITY MEETINGS IN THE OUTLYING CITIES WITH THE MEETING NOTICES TO BE PUBLISHED IN ALL ADJUDICATED NEWSPAPERS; DIRECTED WMD TO REVIEW RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE PAY AS YOU THROW COMMITTEE FOR REPORT BACK TO THE BOARD; 3) DIRECTED WMD AND COUNTY COUNSEL TO PREPARE A MANDATORY COLLECTION ORDINANCE CONSISTENT WITH THE BOARD'S DESIRE FOR IMPLEMENTATION; DIRECTED WMD TO REVIEW THE RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE PAY AS YOU THROW STEERING COMMITTEE RELATING TO ESTABLISHMENT OF AN ORDINANCE; 4)DIRECTED WMD AND COUNTY COUNSEL TO NEGOTIATE RATES WITH THE HAULERS; AND 5) RECEIVED AND FILED REPORT



5 MINUTE RECESS



BOARD RECONVENED



Supervisors: McQuiston, Perez, Patrick, Peterson, Parra

ROLL CALL: All Present

Mc-Pr

All Ayes

33) Pay As You Throw - 100% Gate Fees Program - 1) RECEIVED AND FILED REPORT; 2) SET TUESDAY, JANUARY 20, 1998, AT 2:00 P.M. AS THE DATE AND TIME FOR CONSIDERATION OF THE ADOPTION OF THE NEGATIVE DECLARATION AND THE PROPOSED ORDINANCE ESTABLISHING THE PAY AS YOU THROW GATE FEE PROGRAM AND DIRECTED THE CLERK OF THE BOARD TO PUBLISH NOTICE THEREOF, IN A FORM APPROVED BY COUNTY COUNSEL; AND 3) DIRECTED WMD TO REPORT ON ADDITIONAL COST CUTTING MEASURES ON JANUARY 20, 1998
S.D.'s #1 & #2
Pr-Pa

All Ayes

*34) Leachate Management System at Bakersfield Metropolitan Sanitary Landfill, Project No. 8999-7210, Funding $99,900 - APPROVED THE PLANS AND SPECIFICATIONS; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN THE PLANS; AUTHORIZED THE WASTE MANAGEMENT DEPARTMENT TO PREPARE THE NECESSARY REQUISITION FOR THE PURCHASING AGENT TO SOLICIT BIDS
S.D. #2
Mc-Pa

All Ayes

35) Site Improvements and the Installation of Two Gatehouses at Arvin Sanitary Landfill, Funding $80,000 - MADE FINDING THAT PROJECT IS CATEGORICALLY EXEMPT FROM THE REQUIREMENTS OF THE CALIFORNIA ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY ACT PER SECTION 15303 OF THE STATE CEQA GUIDELINES; AUTHORIZED CLERK OF THE BOARD TO FILE NOTICE OF EXEMPTION; APPROVED PLANS AND SPECIFICATIONS; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN PLANS; AUTHORIZED AUDITOR/CONTROLLER TO ESTABLISH A NEW FIXED ASSET KEY ENTITLED, "GATEHOUSE IMPROVEMENTS AT ARVIN SANITARY LANDFILL"; APPROVED BUDGET TRANSFER; AUTHORIZED WASTE MANAGEMENT DEPARTMENT TO PREPARE THE NECESSARY REQUISITION FOR THE PURCHASING AGENT TO SOLICIT BIDS
S.D. #5
Mc-Pa

All Ayes

36) Contract No.98016; Plans and Special Provisions, and Notice to Contractors for Gatehouse Site Improvements at Bakersfield Metropolitan Sanitary Landfill, Funding $180,000 - MAKE FINDING THAT PROJECT IS CATEGORICALLY EXEMPT FROM THE REQUIREMENTS OF THE CALIFORNIA ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY ACT PER SECTION 15303 OF THE STATE CEQA GUIDELINES; AUTHORIZE CLERK OF THE BOARD TO FILE NOTICE OF EXEMPTION; APPROVED PLANS AND SPECIAL PROVISIONS; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN; AUTHORIZED AUDITOR/CONTROLLER'S OFFICE TO ESTABLISH A NEW FIXED ASSET KEY ENTITLED, "GATEHOUSE IMPROVEMENTS AT BENA"; APPROVED BUDGET TRANSFER; AUTHORIZED THE WASTE MANAGEMENT DEPARTMENT TO PUBLISH THE NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS IN A NEWSPAPER OF GENERAL CIRCULATION PURSUANT TO SECTION 20783 OF THE PUBLIC CONTRACTS CODE; BID OPENING TO BE WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 14, 1998, 11:00 A.M., AT 2700 "M" STREET, BAKERSFIELD, CALIFORNIA 93301
CONSIDERATION OF ORDINANCE INTRODUCED ON TUESDAY, DECEMBER 9, 1997
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*37) Ordinance adding Chapter 2.87 to the Kern County Ordinance Code Establishing the Veterans' Service Department - ENACTED ORDINANCE G-6463



MATTERS FOR EXECUTIVE APPROVAL
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All Ayes

38) Budget Transfers - APPROVED #112 THROUGH #123
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All Ayes

39) Travel Requests (Out-of-State) - APPROVED R. BISHOP AND C. MINNER TO FARMINGTON, NEW MEXICO; R. BISHOP AND C. MINNER TO DENVER, COLORADO
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40) Minutes for Week of November 17, 1997 - APPROVED
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41) Miscellaneous Letters and Documents - FILED
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42) Miscellaneous Departmental Referrals by Clerk of the Board - APPROVED AND FILED





NOTE: Mr. Tarr was heard out of order at the end of the agenda - GILBERT TARR ADDRESSED THE BOARD REGARDING AGENDA ITEM NUMBERS 22, 23, 24, AND 25


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ADJOURNED TO MONDAY, JANUARY 5, 1998 AT 12:00 P.M.






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Chairman, Board of Supervisors



41) MISCELLANEOUS LETTERS AND DOCUMENTS - FILED
Environmental Health
A) Thank you letter to Brenda Ranches for the donation to the Animal Control Shelter Program
B) Letter re Retail Food Facilities Delinquent Permit Fees (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
Emergency Medical Services
C) Letter to Richard E. Watson, Interim Director, Emergency Medical Services Authority, re Emergency Medical Services Fund Legislative Report FY 1996-97 (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
Local Agency Formation Commission
D) Resolution No. 97-26 in the matter of Amendment to Sphere of Influence: Arvin Community Services District (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
E) Proceeding No. 1230, Resolution No. 97-25 in the matter of City of Bakersfield: Annexation No. 394 (Pierce No. #2) (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
F) Proceeding No. 1231, Resolution No. 97-27 in the matter of Arvin Community Services District: Annexation No. 2 (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
G) Proceeding No. 1234 Notice of Hearing in the matter of City of Tehachapi: Annexation No. 72 (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
Planning
H) Recorded Grant of Avigation Easement, Zone Change Case No. 21, Map No. 102-15; Precise Development Plan 17, Map 102-14; Precise Development Plan 14, Map 102-15; Parcel Map 10422 in the matter of Olive-Landco Associates
I) Recorded Easement Deed, County Road No. 3730, in the matter of Rand Mining Company
J) New Street Name "Little Oak Canyon Road"
Sheriff's
K) Letter of appreciation to Lt. D.L. Russell, California Correctional Institution, for the donation of seven (7) Colt AR-15 carbines
Treasurer and Tax Collector
L) Recovery of Delinquent Property Taxes and Returning Properties into a Tax Revenue Generating Status
Miscellaneous
M) Letter from Federal Emergency Management Agency re National Flood Insurance Reform Act of 1994 (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO, ESS, Office of Emergency Services and General Services)
N) Letter from Senior Advisory Council Members re the merging of Office on Aging with another County Department (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO, Office on Aging and Human Services)
O) Letter from John Rains re Veterans Service Department (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
P) Letter from Office of Traffic Safety re Traffic Safety Project (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO and Fire Department)
Q) Letter from Ronald Shepherd re new smog tests (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
R) Letter from Department of Health Services re Healthy Families Program (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO and Human Services)
S) Letter from Department of Water Resources and Governor's Office of Emergency Services re Governor's Wilson's El Nino Regional Workshops (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO and General Services)
T) Letter from State Board of Equalization re Assessors' Handbook Section 305, Assessment Appeals (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO, Assessor, County Counsel and AAB)
U) Letter from State Board of Equalization re Assessors' Handbook Section 531, Residential Building Costs (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO, AAB and Assessor)
V) Letter from State Board of Equalization re Value of Timberland (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO, Assessor, AAB and County Counsel)
W) Notice of Proposed Regulatory Action by the State Board of Equalization re Property Tax Rule 20 - Taxable Possessory Interests (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO, Assessor, County Counsel and AAB)
X) Letter and Ordinance from City of Wasco Pertaining to Adoption of Amendment No. 1 to the Redevelopment Plan for the Wasco Redevelopment Project (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO, Auditor-Controller, Assessor and County Counsel)
Y) News Release from U.S. Department of the Interior re Release of Final Environment Impact Statement and Planning Report, American River Water Resources Investigation (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
Z) News Release from U.S. Department of the Interior re Bureau of Reclamation, San Luis and Delta-Mendota Water Authority Groundwater Storage and Retrieval Investigation (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
AA) News Release from U.S. Department of the Interior re Bureau of Reclamation Draft Environmental Assessment for the Blanket Approval of Temporary Contracts to Convey Flood Water (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
BB) News Release from U.S. Department of the Interior re Bureau of Reclamation Draft Environmental Assessment for Temporary Deviation from Flood Control Regulations (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
CC) News letter from Calfed Bay-Delta re the CALfed Ecosystem Restoration Program Plan (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
DD) Invitation from Calfed Bay-Delta Program to Public Meeting on Wednesday, December 3, 1997
EE) Invitation to Open House for Faye Cox on Friday, December 5th (Copy to each Supervisor)
FF) Invitation to Bakersfield Chapter's Holiday Social on Wednesday, December 17th (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
GG) Upcoming Events at the CALM (California Living Museum) re Adoption of a critter (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
HH) Brochure from Water Education Foundation for November/December 1997 - Western Water (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
II) Memorandum from San Joaquin Valley Unified Air Pollution Control District re Citizens Advisory Committee (CAC) Attendance Records (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
JJ) News letter from Land Rights Advocate re December 1997 Updates (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
42) LETTERS RECEIVED AND REFERRED BY CLERK OF THE BOARD-

APPROVED AND FILED

A) Application for Alcohol Beverage License(s)- Bains Kulvinder Singh, 5212 Olive Drive, Bakersfield, CA; 7-Eleven Store, 820 Wilson Avenue, Bakersfield, CA; Arvin Fastrip, 800 Bear Mountain Blvd., Arvin, CA; Randsburg General Store, 35 Butte Avenue, Randsburg, CA; La Tienda Mini Mart, 7316 Di Giorgio Road, Lamont, CA; O T Cookhouse and Saloon, 205 N. Tenth Street, Taft, CA; Lorenes Ranch House, 1531 23rd Street, Bakersfield, CA; Tam O'Shanter, 2345 Alta Vista Drive, Bakersfield, CA TO PLANNING (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO and County Counsel)
B) Letter from Shannon Poe re District Attorney Child Support Division -REFERRED TO DISTRICT ATTORNEY'S OFFICE (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
C) Letter from Independent Medical Billing, Inc. Re Provider Billing Proposal - REFERRED TO GENERAL SERVICES (Copy to Supervisor, CAO and KMC)
D) Letter from National Association of Counties (NACo) re EPA's Energy Star Buildings program - REFERRED TO GENERAL SERVICES (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
E) Letter from National Association of Counties (NACo) re Telecommunications Defense Fund - REFERRED TO GENERAL SERVICES (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
F) Letter from Lamont Storm Water District of Kern County re Plea for an Emergency Last-Resort Plan-of-Action for Avoiding Devastation of the Town of Lamont by Caliente Creek Flooding - REFERRED TO ESS (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO and General Services)
G) Letter from California State Association of Counties (CSAC) re Public Education Methods/Materials Inquiry - REFERRED TO CAO (Copy to each Supervisor)
H) Letter from Governor's Office of Emergency Services, Disaster Assistance Programs Branch re Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) - REFERRED TO GENERAL SERVICES (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
I) Letter from Governor's Office of Emergency Services, Disaster Assistance Programs Branch re Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) - REFERRED TO GENERAL SERVICES (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
J) Claim in the matter of Kevin J. Clerico, as individual; Kyle Beckman, as individual vs. Kern County - REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
K) Claim in the matter of Eugene W. Conry vs. Kern County - REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
L) Claim in the matter of Norma Contreras vs. Kern County - REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
M) Claim in the matter of Raymond Deiter vs. Kern County - REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
N) Claim in the matter of Todd M. Ellis vs. Kern County - REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
O) Claim in the matter of Starling Ervin vs. Kern County - REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
P) Claim in the matter of Crystal Garcia vs. Kern County - REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
Q) Claim in the matter of Paul M. Genaw vs. Kern County - REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
R) Claim in the matter of Willard and Joyce Howe vs. Kern County - REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
S) Claim in the matter of Richard Kramer vs. Kern County - REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
T) Claim in the matter of Jose Santos Mosqueda, a minor, by and through his guardian ad litem, Christina Mosqueda, and Eleazar Arias, a minor, by and through his guardian as litem, Micaela Gomez vs. Kern County - REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
U) Summons and Complaint in the matter of Anthony James Oxford vs. Kern County - REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
V) Claim in the matter of Michael R. Parker vs. Kern County - REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
W) Claim in the matter of John Ramos vs. Kern County - REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
X) Claim in the matter of Becky R. Reagle vs. Kern County - REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
Y) Claim in the matter of Debra Reyes vs. Kern County - REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
Z) Claim in the matter of Anil M. Shah vs. Kern County - REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
AA) Claim in the matter of Eva Tripp vs. Kern County - REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
BB) Claim in the matter of Peter H.J. Tuck vs. Kern County - REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)