SUMMARY OF PROCEEDINGS



BOARD OF SUPERVISORS - COUNTY OF KERN



1115 Truxtun Avenue

Bakersfield, California



Regular Meeting

Monday, February 2, 1998



2:00 P.M.



BOARD CONVENED

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 PRESENTATIONS


Pe-Mc

All Ayes



1)


This portion of the meeting is reserved for persons to address the Board on any matter not on this agenda but under the jurisdiction of the Board. Board members may respond briefly to statements made or questions posed. They may ask a question for clarification, make a referral to staff for factual information or request staff to report back to the Board at a later meeting. Also, the Board may take action to direct the staff to place a matter of business on a future agenda. SPEAKERS ARE LIMITED TO TWO MINUTES. PLEASE STATE YOUR NAME BEFORE MAKING YOUR PRESENTATION. THANK YOU! - Roy Weygand, President of Kern County Taxpayers Association, heard regarding landfill issues and Proposition 218 - RECEIVED AND FILED DOCUMENT; REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL FOR REVIEW


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


CONTINUED HEARINGS


RESOURCE MANAGEMENT AGENCY



Planning Department



Pe-Pa

All Ayes



*3)


(1) General Plan Amendment Case No. 2, Map No. 118; (2) Conditional Use Permit Case No. 9, Map No. 118; Liquid Waste Management, Inc.; Southwest of the intersection of the State Route 33 by-pass and State Route 58, McKittrick area; (1) Amend the Land Use, Open Space and Conservation Element of the Kern County General Plan from Map Code(s) 8.3 (Extensive Agriculture) to Map Code(s) 3.4 (Solid Waste Facilities) or a more restrictive map code designation; (2) A Conditional Use Permit to allow the expansion of an existing Class II sanitary landfill (Section 19.12.030.H) in an A (Exclusive Agriculture) District; Planning Department recommendation: Adopt Negative Declaration and Mitigation Measure Monitoring Program; approve General Plan Amendment as requested; approve conditional use permit subject to the recommended conditions; Negative Declaration (SD 4) (Daily Midway Driller) (Continued from 9/22/97 as Item E; 11/3/97; 1/5/98) - (Tape 1780) OPENED HEARING; NO ONE HEARD; CLOSED HEARING; ADOPTED NEGATIVE DECLARATION AND MITIGATION MEASURE MONITORING PROGRAM; ADOPTED RESOLUTION 98-031 APPROVING GENERAL PLAN AMENDMENT AS REQUESTED; ADOPTED RESOLUTION 98-032 APPROVING CONDITIONAL USE PERMIT SUBJECT TO THE RECOMMENDED CONDITIONS


Pe-Pa

All Ayes



*4)


(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: Adopt Negative Declaration and Mitigation Measure Monitoring Program; approve General Plan Amendment as requested; approve zone change as requested; approve exclusion as requested; Negative Declaration (SD 4) (Daily Midway Driller) (Continued from 9/22/97 as Item F; 12/1/97; 1/5/98) - (Tape 1780) OPENED HEARING; NO ONE HEARD; CLOSED HEARING; ADOPTED NEGATIVE DECLARATION AND MITIGATION MEASURE MONITORING PROGRAM; ADOPTED RESOLUTION 98-031 APPROVING GENERAL PLAN AMENDMENT AS REQUESTED; ADOPTED RESOLUTION 98-033 AND ORDINANCE G-6468 APPROVING ZONE CHANGE AS REQUESTED; ADOPTED RESOLUTION 98-034 APPROVING EXCLUSION OF APPROXIMATELY 26.42 ACRES FROM THE BOUNDARIES OF AGRICULTURAL PRESERVE NO. 9








































Pa-





Pa-Pe

All Ayes



5)


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: Approve zone change as requested; Negative Declaration (SD 3) (Bakersfield Californian) (Continued from 12/15/97) - (Tape 1780) OPENED HEARING; HAROLD ROBERTSON, PORTER-ROBERTSON ENGINEERING AND SURVEYING, REPRESENTING THE APPLICANT; CAROL ORDIWAY AND JERRY FRITH HEARD IN SUPPORT OF RECOMMENDATION; RECEIVED AND FILED DOCUMENT; VINCENT ODDO HEARD IN OPPOSITION TO RECOMMENDATION; DEBBIE HINMON HEARD; ERIC BROCK HEARD IN SUPPORT OF RECOMMENDATION; MR. DELFINO HEARD; CLOSED HEARING

Motion to approve zone change as requested with amendment to exclude the RS zoning on the northern eight lots - MOTION WITHDRAWN



ADOPTED NEGATIVE DECLARATION AND MITIGATION MEASURE MONITORING PROGRAM; ADOPTED RESOLUTION 98-035 AND ORDINANCE G-6469 APPROVING ZONE CHANGE AS REQUESTED



HEARINGS


RESOURCE MANAGEMENT AGENCY



Planning Department



Pe-Pa

All Ayes



*6)


(a) Amendment of Zoning Map No. 17-27, Zone Change Case No. 6; (b) Precise Development Plan No. 2, Map No. 17-27; (c) Amendment of Kern County Airport Land Use Compatibility Plan; Kern County Airports Department by Kern County General Services Division; West side of Sierra Way, three miles south of Kernville; (a) A change in zone classification from A-1 (Limited Agriculture) to M-2 PD (Medium Industrial - Precise Development Combining) or a more restrictive district; (b) Approval of a Precise Development Plan for airport and aeronautical related industrial uses; (c) Amendment of the Kern County Airport Land Use Compatibility Plan regarding the County's acquisition of a 2.95-acre parcel at Kern Valley Airport; Planning Department recommendation: Adopt Negative Declaration and Mitigation Measure Monitoring Program; approve zone change as requested; approve precise development plan subject to conditions; approve amendment to Kern County Airport Land Use Compatibility Plan; Negative Declaration (SD 1) (Kern Valley Sun) - (Tape 1780) OPENED HEARING; NO ONE HEARD; CLOSED HEARING; ADOPTED NEGATIVE DECLARATION AND MITIGATION MEASURE MONITORING PROGRAM; ADOPTED RESOLUTION 98-036 AND ORDINANCE G-6470 APPROVING ZONE CHANGE AS REQUESTED; ADOPTED RESOLUTION 98-037 APPROVING PRECISE DEVELOPMENT PLAN SUBJECT TO CONDITIONS; ADOPTED RESOLUTION 98-038 APPROVING AMENDMENT TO KERN COUNTY AIRPORT LAND USE COMPATIBILITY PLAN




Pe-Pa

All Ayes



*7)


(a) Amendment of Zoning Map No. 101, Zone Change Case No. 118; (b) Alteration of the Boundaries of Agricultural Preserve No. 9 - Exclusion; Batey Development, Inc.; Northeast corner of Renfro Road and Hageman Road, Rosedale area; (a) A change in zone classification from A (Exclusive Agriculture) to E (1/4) (Estate - 1/4 acre) or a more restrictive district; (b) Exclusion of approximately 15 acres from the boundaries of an Agricultural Preserve; Planning Department recommendation: Adopt Negative Declaration and Mitigation Measure Monitoring Program; approve zone change to become effective upon recordation of a final map subdivision and upon submittal to the Planning Director of written verification that the property owner has entered into an agreement with the Kern High School District that adequately mitigates school impacts; approve exclusion as requested; Negative Declaration (SD 3) (Bakersfield Californian) - (Tape 1780) OPENED HEARING; NO ONE HEARD; CLOSED HEARING; ADOPTED NEGATIVE DECLARATION AND MITIGATION MEASURE MONITORING PROGRAM; ADOPTED RESOLUTION 98-039 AND ORDINANCE G-6471 APPROVING ZONE CHANGE TO BECOME EFFECTIVE UPON RECORDATION OF A FINAL MAP SUBDIVISION AND UPON SUBMITTAL TO THE PLANNING DIRECTOR OF WRITTEN VERIFICATION THAT THE PROPERTY OWNER HAS ENTERED INTO AN AGREEMENT WITH THE KERN HIGH SCHOOL DISTRICT THAT ADEQUATELY MITIGATES SCHOOL IMPACTS; ADOPTED RESOLUTION 98-040 APPROVING EXCLUSION OF APPROXIMATELY 15 ACRES FROM THE BOUNDARIES OF AGRICULTURAL PRESERVE NO. 9


Pe-Pa

All Ayes



*8)


Amendment of Zoning Map No. 101-24, Zone Change Case No. 32; Tim Brown by Alta Engineering/Hughes Surveying; 12500 Allen Lane, northwest Bakersfield; A change in zone classification from A (Exclusive Agriculture) [E (1/2) RS (Estate - acre - Residential Suburban Combining) in suspense] to E (1) RS (Estate - 1 acre - Residential Suburban Combining) or a more restrictive district; Planning Department recommendation: Approve zone change as requested; Categorically Exempt, Section 15303 (SD 3) (Bakersfield Californian) - (Tape 1780) OPENED HEARING; NO ONE HEARD; CLOSED HEARING; ADOPTED RESOLUTION 98-041 AND ORDINANCE G-6472 APPROVING ZONE CHANGE AS REQUESTED


Pe-Pa

All Ayes



*9)


(a) Amendment of Zoning Map No. 101-24, Zone Change Case No. 31; (b) Precise Development Plan No. 11, Map No. 101-24; Rite Aid Corporation by Lars Anderson and Associates, Inc.; Northeast corner of Allen Road and Rosedale Highway, Bakersfield; (a) A change in zone classification from C-2 D (General Commercial - Architectural Design Combining) and E (1/2) RS (Estate - acre - Residential Suburban Combining) to C-2 PD (General Commercial - Precise Development Combining); (b) Approval of a Precise Development Plan for the construction of a pharmacy with package liquor sales; Planning Department recommendation: Adopt Negative Declaration; approve zone change as requested; approve precise development plan subject to conditions; Negative Declaration (SD 3) (Bakersfield Californian) - (Tape 1780) OPENED HEARING; NO ONE HEARD; CLOSED HEARING; ADOPTED NEGATIVE DECLARATION; ADOPTED RESOLUTION 98-042 AND ORDINANCE G-6473 APPROVING ZONE CHANGE AS REQUESTED; ADOPTED RESOLUTION 98-043 APPROVING PRECISE DEVELOPMENT PLAN SUBJECT TO CONDITIONS


RESOURCE MANAGEMENT AGENCY

Planning Department



Streets and Highways



Pe-Pa

All Ayes



*10)


(a) Street Name Change - Map No. 124-5; (b) Summary Vacation - Map No. 124-5; Kern County Planning Department; (a) End of East Belle Terrace, west of Madison Street, paralleling Kern Island Canal; (b) West of Madison Street, adjacent to the Southern Pacific Railroad, Bakersfield; (a) A Street Name Change from Belle Terrace Place to East Belle Terrace; (b) Summary Vacation of a portion of East Belle Terrace; Planning Department recommendation: Approve street name change as requested; approve vacation subject to the retention of existing utility easements; General Rule, Section 15061(b)(3) (SD 5) (Bakersfield Californian) - (Tape 1780) OPENED HEARING; NO ONE HEARD; CLOSED HEARING; ADOPTED RESOLUTION 98-044 APPROVING STREET NAME CHANGE AS REQUESTED; ADOPTED RESOLUTION 98-045 APPROVING VACATION SUBJECT TO THE RETENTION OF EXISTING UTILITY EASEMENTS


Pe-Pa

All Ayes



*11)


Nonsummary Vacation - Map No. 165-25; Spencer H. Lees by Robert Hogue and Associates; East side of Santa Lucia Street, between Valley Boulevard and Commercial Avenue, Tehachapi area; Nonsummary vacation of a one-foot-wide nonaccess strip; Planning Department recommendation: Approve vacation as requested; General Rule, Section 15061(b)(3) (SD 2) (Tehachapi News) - (Tape 1780) OPENED HEARING; NO ONE HEARD; CLOSED HEARING; ADOPTED RESOLUTION 98-046 APPROVING VACATION AS REQUESTED


Pe-Pa

All Ayes



*12)


Nonsummary Vacation - Map No. 103-35; Cherie and Gerald L. Williams by Sequoia Engineering, Inc.; West side of Tate Street, approximately 246 feet south of Pioneer Drive, East Bakersfield; Vacation of a public access easement; Planning Department recommendation: Approve vacation subject to retention of appropriate utility easements with the resolution to be recorded upon written confirmation from the Planning Director to the Clerk of the Board that the County of Kern has accepted the dedication of access rights along the southerly 24.55 feet of the existing northerly access opening; General Rule, Section 15061(b)(3) (SD 5) (Bakersfield Californian) - (Tape 1780) OPENED HEARING; NO ONE HEARD; CLOSED HEARING; ADOPTED RESOLUTION 98-047 APPROVING VACATION SUBJECT TO RETENTION OF APPROPRIATE UTILITY EASEMENTS WITH THE RESOLUTION TO BE RECORDED UPON WRITTEN CONFIRMATION FROM THE PLANNING DIRECTOR TO THE CLERK OF THE BOARD THAT THE COUNTY OF KERN HAS ACCEPTED THE DEDICATION OF ACCESS RIGHTS ALONG THE SOUTHERLY 24.55 FEET OF THE EXISTING NORTHERLY ACCESS OPENING


DEPARTMENTAL REQUESTS


RESOURCE MANAGEMENT AGENCY



Planning Department



Land Use



S.D. #3



Pe-Pa

All Ayes



*13)


Three Year Extension of Time for Tract 5473, Aaron Development Co. by Simpson-Lusich-Vancuren, northeast corner of Rosewood Avenue and Morning Drive, East Bakersfield area - APPROVED THREE YEAR EXTENSION OF TIME TO RECORD FINAL MAP FROM JUNE 1, 1998 TO JUNE 1, 2001, SUBJECT TO CONDITIONS APPROVED BY YOUR BOARD ON JUNE 1, 1992


RESOURCE MANAGEMENT AGENCY

Planning Department



Street and Highways



S.D. #4



Pe-Pa

All Ayes



*14)


Request for a Summary Vacation of a portion of Badger Street, south side of State Route 46, at the Lost Hills Union School District property, Lost Hills - ADOPTED RESOLUTION 98-048 APPROVING VACATION SUBJECT TO THE RETENTION OF ANY PUBLIC UTILITY EASEMENT


Pe-Pa

All Ayes



*15)


Request for Nonsummary Vacation of a portion of Lakeview Drive, Map 238-33, Frank Cline by French and Associates, Frazier Park area - ADOPTED RESOLUTION 98-049 DECLARING INTENT TO VACATE; SET DATE OF HEARING FOR MONDAY, MARCH 16, 1998, AT 2:00 P.M., AND PROVIDED FOR NOTICE




RESOURCE MANAGEMENT AGENCY

Planning Department



Miscellaneous



S.D. #2



Pe-Pa

All Ayes



*16)


Request for Determination of Public Convenience for the Issuance of an Off-Sale Beer and Wine License at 12366 Boron Avenue, Boron, pursuant to the Alcohol Beverage Control Act, Section 23958 of the Business and Professions Code - APPROVED; ADOPTED RESOLUTION 98-050




CONSIDERATION OF ORDINANCE INTRODUCED ON


MONDAY, DECEMBER 15, 1997



Pe-Pa

All Ayes



*17)


Proposed Ordinance adding Subsection 19.102.190(K) to Chapter 19.102 and adding Chapter 19.118 to the Kern County Code relating to Regulating Water Transfers through Joint Water Conveyance Facilities and Sales to Owners of Water Conveyance Facilities - CONTINUED TO TUESDAY, MARCH 10, 1998, AT 2:00 P.M.


Pa-Pe


ADJOURNED TO TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 1998, 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, February 3, 1998

10:00 A.M.

NOTE: DUE TO RECENT STORM, ALL 10:00 A.M. AGENDA ITEMS WERE CONTINUED AND HEARD AT 2:00 P.M., TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 1998

BOARD RECONVENED



Supervisors: McQuiston, Perez, Patrick, Peterson, Parra

ROLL CALL: All Present



SALUTE TO FLAG - Led by Supervisor Patrick



NOTE: Mc, Pz, Pa, Pe, Pr are abbreviations for Supervisors McQuiston, Perez, Patrick, Peterson, and Parra, respectively. For example, Pa-Pe denotes Supervisor Patrick made the motion and Supervisor Peterson seconded it. The abbreviation (Ab) means absent, and (Abd) abstained.



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



BOARD ACTION SHOWN IN CAPS OR UNDERLINED



NOTE: ITEM NO. 1 HEARD AFTER HUMAN SERVICES ITEM NO. 21

RESOLUTIONS/PROCLAMATIONS
1) Presentation of Certificate of Recognition to Mary Sue Teemley, Acting Director of the Office of Community Planning and Development (HUD, Los Angeles) for her tireless assistance to Kern County in resolving legal issues relating to affordable housing and enhanced recreational facilities for area residents - MADE PRESENTATION TO MARY SUE TEEMLEY; DAVE PRICE, DIRECTOR OF RESOURCE MANAGEMENT AGENCY AND MARY SUE TEEMLEY, HEARD
Pz-Pe

All Ayes

2) Proclamation proclaiming the week of February 1-7, 1998 as Kern County Hispanic Chamber Week - PROCLAIMED; MADE PRESENTATION TO PRESIDENT GLORIA GUERRA-SCOTT, PRESIDENT-ELECT MARTIN CASTRO, AND RANDY INNIS, BOARD MEMBER, KERN COUNTY HISPANIC CHAMBER OF COMMERCE; GLORIA GUERRA-SCOTT AND MARTIN CASTRO, HEARD; BOARD MEMBER CHARLIE RODRIGUEZ RECOGNIZED
Pa-Pe

All Ayes

3) Proclamation proclaiming the week of February 8-14, 1998 as Child Passenger Safety Awareness Week in Kern County - PROCLAIMED; MADE PRESENTATION TO DR. JINADU, PUBLIC HEALTH OFFICER, SARAH FUTRELL AND CHERRI ZIMMERMAN, S.A.F.E. COALITION, PUBLIC HEALTH DEPARTMENT; DR. JINADU, CHERRI ZIMMERMAN, AND SARAH FUTRELL, HEARD; RECEIVED AND FILED DOCUMENT
APPOINTMENTS/RESIGNATIONS
Pe-Pz

All Ayes

*4) Appointment of Jacob D. Samler, M.D. as Second Supervisorial District Member (replacing Jessie McGriff) to the Mental Health Services Board, term to expire December 31, 2000 - MADE APPOINTMENT
Pe-Pz

All Ayes

*5) Appointment of Rick Varner as an Industrial Member to the Solid Waste Management Advisory Committee, term to expire at the pleasure of the Board - MADE APPOINTMENT
Pe-Pz

All Ayes

*6) Appointment of Margie Gilliland (replacing Philip D. Marx) to the Tehachapi Public Cemetery District, term to expire December 15, 2001 - MADE APPOINTMENT
Pe-Pz

All Ayes

*7) Appointment of Stuart Pyle as Third Supervisorial District Member to the Water Resources Committee, term to expire December 31, 1999 - MADE APPOINTMENT
Pe-Pz

All Ayes

*8) Appointment of Steve Spradlin to the Parks and Recreation Commission, term to expire January, 2001 - MADE APPOINTMENT
Pe-Pz

All Ayes

*9) Reappointment of Susan Reep as Fifth Supervisorial District Member to the AIDS Advisory Board, term to expire August 16, 2000 - MADE REAPPOINTMENT
Pe-Pz

All Ayes

*10) Reappointment of L. Dale Mills as Third Supervisorial District Member to the Water Resources Committee, term to expire December 31, 1999 - MADE REAPPOINTMENT
PUBLIC PRESENTATIONS

























Pz-Pa

All Ayes

11) 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 Kern Tax, heard regarding Proposition 218 - RECEIVED AND FILED DOCUMENT



BILL WILBANKS, ASSISTANT COUNTY ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER, GENERAL SERVICES, HEARD REGARDING STATUS OF THE COUNTY FROM RECENT STORM



CRAIG POPE, ROAD COMMISSIONER, HEARD REGARDING STATUS AND CONDITIONS OF COUNTY ROADS DUE TO RECENT STORM

BOARD MEMBER ANNOUNCEMENTS OR REPORTS
12) On their own initiative, Board members may make an announcement or a report on their own activities. They may ask a question for clarification, make a referral to staff or take action to have staff place a matter of business on a future agenda (Gov. Code Sec. 54954.2[a]) - NO ONE HEARD
DEPARTMENTAL REQUESTS



ASSESSOR-RECORDER

Pe-Pz

All Ayes

*13) Proposed Resolution granting Golden Handshake Retirement and deletion of one (1) Data Entry Operator IV position in Recorder's Office, effective March 31, 1998 - APPROVED; ADOPTED RESOLUTION 98-051; REFERRED TO PERSONNEL TO AMEND THE DEPARTMENTAL POSITIONS AND SALARY SCHEDULE
AUDITOR-CONTROLLER-COUNTY CLERK
Pe-Pz

All Ayes

*14) Proposed Amendment to Agreement with Brown, Armstrong, Randall, Reyes Accountancy Corporation for Audit of Kern County Investment Pool Portfolio for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1996, extending term to June 30, 1997 - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 063-98
BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
Pe-Pz

All Ayes

*15) Request from Supervisor Peterson that the Chairman send a letter to the appropriate officials and legislators communicating the Board's position of opposition to California Department of Toxic Substances Control's "Waste Classification Proposal" - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN
CLERK OF THE BOARD
Pe-Pz

All Ayes

*16) Amended Conflict of Interest Codes for Fire Department and Resource Management Agency - APPROVED
EMPLOYERS' TRAINING RESOURCE
Pe-Pz

All Ayes

*17) Request to change 20 temporary positions to permanent positions: three (3) ETR Program Analyst I/II; one (1) ETR Senior Counseling Technician; twelve (12) ETR Counseling Technician I/II; one (1) Senior Job Developer; one (1) Programmer/Analyst I/II/III/IV; one (1) Computer Telecommunication Technician I/II; one (1) Publication Specialist effective February 7, 1998 - APPROVED; REFERRED TO PERSONNEL TO AMEND THE DEPARTMENTAL POSITIONS AND SALARY SCHEDULE
Pe-Pz

All Ayes

*18) Proposed Subgrant Agreement with Star Mountain, Inc. for two ETR employees to provide job counseling and development services (County to receive $18,000) - ADOPTED RESOLUTION 98-052; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 064-98
Pe-Pz

All Ayes

*19) Unusual travel request for ETR Director and Chairman of the ETR Board of Directors to travel to Washington, D.C. to attend the National Association of Private Industry Councils (NAPIC) 1998 Forum on February 28, 1998 through March 4, 1998, at an estimated cost of $3,387 to be funded by JTPA monies - APPROVED
Pe-Pz

All Ayes

*20) Request to dissolve the Kern County Task Force to Promote Self-Esteem and Personal and Social Responsibility Commission - APPROVED
HUMAN SERVICES
Pe-Pa

All Ayes

21) Proposed Agreement with Kern County Superintendent of Schools Offices' Community Connection for Child Care for the provision of CalWORKs Child Care Services - JONATHON WEBSTER, KERN COUNTY REFORM ADVOCACY PROJECT; TERRY McCLANAHAN, FRIENDSHIP HOUSE AND KERN COUNTY REFORM ADVOCACY PROJECT; JAN CASTEEL, KERN COUNTY REFORM ADVOCACY; AND WENDY WAYNE, COMMUNITY CONNECTION FOR CHILD CARE, HEARD; APPROVED; MADE THE FINDING THAT THIS PROJECT IS EXEMPT UNDER SECTION 15301 OF CEQA; DIRECTED THE CLERK OF THE BOARD TO COMPLETE AND FILE THE NOTICE OF EXEMPTION; APPROVED THE APPROPRIATION OF UNANTICIPATED REVENUE IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,052,148 IN BUDGET UNIT 5120 (REVENUE CODE 3840) AND $2,052,148 IN BUDGET UNIT 5120 (REVENUE CODE 4050); APPROVED REQUEST FOR BUDGET TRANSFER FROM APPROPRIATIONS FOR CONTINGENCIES TO BUDGET UNIT 5120 IN THE AMOUNT OF $4,104,297; APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 065-98; REFERRED TO COUNTY ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE TO REVIEW SUPPORT OF SENATE BILL 309 FOR ADOPTION OF A RESOLUTION AND REPORT BACK TO THE BOARD
Pe-Pz

All Ayes

*22) Proposed deletion of one (1) Account Clerk II and one (1) Word Processing Technician II positions effective February 3, 1998, and the addition of one (1) Programmer/Analyst IV and two Computer Telecommunication Technician II positions effective February 3, 1998 - APPROVED; REFERRED TO PERSONNEL TO AMEND DEPARTMENTAL POSITIONS AND SALARY SCHEDULE
Pe-Pz

All Ayes

*23) Proposed addition of thirteen (13) Social Service Worker I/II/III/Social Service Practitioners, two (2) Social Service Supervisor I/II, one (1) Assistant Program Manager, and five (5) Human Service Aides positions, effective February 3, 1998 - APPROVED; APPROVED THE APPROPRIATION OF UNANTICIPATED REVENUE IN THE AMOUNT OF $409,927 IN BUDGET UNIT 5120 (REVENUE CODE 4051) AND $284,868 IN BUDGET UNIT 5120 (REVENUE CODE 3844); APPROVED REQUEST FOR BUDGET TRANSFER FROM APPROPRIATIONS FOR CONTINGENCIES TO BUDGET UNIT 5120 IN THE AMOUNT OF $694,795; REFERRED TO PERSONNEL TO AMEND THE DEPARTMENTAL POSITIONS AND SALARY SCHEDULE
KERN MEDICAL CENTER
Pe-Pz

All Ayes

*24) Proposed Amendment No. 2 to the Agreement for Professional Radiology Services with Kern Radiology Medical Group, Inc. temporarily reducing base compensation to $123,536, from September 1, 1997 to June 30, 1998 - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 066-98
MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES
Pe-Pz

All Ayes

*25) Proposed Amendment No. 1 (change of ownership of record only) to Agreement No. 227-97 with April Joy's Home Care Haven for FY 1997-98 for provision of augmented board and care services to mentally ill clients - APPROVED; AUTHORIZE CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 067-98
Pe-Pz

All Ayes

*26) Proposed Amendment No. 1 (corrects payment prorate amount, increases term from 12 to 15 months, and establishes limit for co-payment amounts of families receiving TANF/AFDC) to Agreement No. 531-97 with Citizens for the Betterment of Community and Country, Inc. for FY 1997-98 for provision of residential services to consumers referred by the Drug Court Program - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 068-98
Pe-Pz

All Ayes

*27) Proposed Amendment No. 1 (decrease in services due to exchange of provider responsibilities in the amount of $100,000.00) to Agreement No. 464-97 with Bakersfield Memorial Hospital, Inc. for FY 1997-98 for provision of mental health services to mentally ill children in the Taft/Frazier Park areas in an amount not to exceed $375,196 - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 069-98
Pe-Pz

All Ayes

*28) Report regarding circumstances for late submission of pending agreement with Bakersfield Memorial Hospital, Inc. for FY 1997-98 for provision of substance abuse treatment services to clients in the Taft area - RECEIVED AND FILED
Pe-Pz

All Ayes

*29) Proposed Agreement with Crestwood Behavioral Health, Inc. for FY 1997-98 (February 1-September 30, 1998) for provision of full continuum of mental health rehabilitation services to several severely mentally ill clients in an amount not to exceed $158,728 - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 070-98
Pe-Pz

All Ayes

*30) Proposed Agreement with the California State Department of Mental Health for FY 1997-98 for State Medi-Cal reimbursement to private providers in an amount not to exceed $3,058,631 (revenue to County) - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 071-98
OFFICE ON AGING
Pe-Pz

All Ayes

*31) Proposed Agreement for Dietician Services with Rohini Kubendran, R.D. for January 1, 1998 to June 30, 1998, in an amount not to exceed $3,500 - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 072-98
PARKS AND RECREATION DEPARTMENT
Pe-Pz

All Ayes

*32) Gratuitous Boat Permits, Boy Scout Varsity Troop 415 - AUTHORIZED ISSUANCE OF 1998 KERN COUNTY BOAT PERMITS, AS ESTABLISHED IN COUNTY ORDINANCE 13.08.170, FOR EIGHT (8) CANOES, THREE (3) SAILBOATS, ONE (1) ROWBOAT AND ONE (1) OUTBOARD MOTOR SKIFF
Pe-Pz

All Ayes

*33) Pool Manager and Lifeguard hourly salary adjustment, fiscal impact CSA funding + $4,300/year - APPROVED HOURLY SALARY SCHEDULE FOR POOL STAFF; DIRECTED PERSONNEL TO REVISE THE JOB SPECIFICATIONS FOR THE LIFEGUARD SERIES TO RECOGNIZE TWO LEVELS OF LIFEGUARD; REFERRED TO PERSONNEL TO AMEND THE DEPARTMENTAL POSITIONS AND SALARY SCHEDULE
SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT
Pe-Pz

All Ayes

*34) Proposed donation of $6,800 to the Mayor's Youth Development Coalition from the Sheriff's Drug Abuse/Gang Diversion Trust Fund - APPROVED THE SHERIFF'S CONTRIBUTION OF $6,800 FROM THE SHERIFF'S DRUG ABUSE/GANG DIVERSION TRUST FUND TO THE MAYOR'S YOUTH DEVELOPMENT COALITION; APPROVED THE APPROPRIATION OF UNANTICIPATED REVENUE FROM THE SHERIFF'S DRUG ABUSE/GANG DIVERSION TRUST FUND #22131 IN THE AMOUNT OF $6,800 TO APPROPRIATIONS FOR CONTINGENCIES; APPROVED BUDGET TRANSFER OF $6,800 FROM APPROPRIATIONS FOR CONTINGENCIES TO SHERIFF'S BUDGET UNIT 2210
CLOSED SESSION



COUNTY COUNSEL

Pa-Pz

All Ayes

35) Request for closed session regarding significant exposure to litigation against the County (Government Code Section 54956.9(b)(1)(3)(A) (one (1) case) - CONTINUED TO TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 1998, AT 10:00 A.M.
Pa-Pz

All Ayes

36) Request for closed session regarding County of Kern vs. City Council of the City of Wasco; Wasco Redevelopment Agency, KCSC No. 235553 NFT - CONTINUED TO TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 1998, 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, February 3, 1998



2:00 P.M



BOARD RECONVENED

Supervisors: McQuiston, Perez, Patrick, Peterson, Parra

ROLL CALL: All Present





NOTE: Mc, Pz, Pa, Pe, Pr are abbreviations for Supervisors McQuiston, Perez, Patrick, Peterson, and Parra, respectively. For example, Pa-Pe denotes Supervisor Patrick made the motion and Supervisor Peterson seconded it. The abbreviation (Ab) means absent, and (Abd) abstained.



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





BOARD ACTION SHOWN IN CAPS AFTER EACH ITEM

PUBLIC PRESENTATIONS


1)


This portion of the meeting is reserved for persons to address the Board on any matter not on this agenda but under the jurisdiction of the Board. Board members may respond briefly to statements made or questions posed. They may ask a question for clarification, make a referral to staff for factual information or request staff to report back to the Board at a later meeting. Also, the Board may take action to direct the staff to place a matter of business on a future agenda. SPEAKERS ARE LIMITED TO TWO MINUTES. PLEASE STATE YOUR NAME BEFORE MAKING YOUR PRESENTATION. THANK YOU! - NO ONE HEARD
BOARD MEMBER ANNOUNCEMENTS OR REPORTS


2)


On their own initiative, Board members may make an announcement or a report on their own activities. They may ask a question for clarification, make a referral to staff or take action to have staff place a matter of business on a future agenda (Gov. Code Sec. 54954.2 [a]) - NO ONE HEARD
DEPARTMENTAL REQUESTS


COUNTY ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE



Pe-Pz

All Ayes



* 3)


Proposed Amendment to Administrative Procedures Manual Re: Employee Claims for Losses and Damages to Personal Property - APPROVED


Pe-Pz

All Ayes



* 4)


Proposed Authorization for Watson Wyatt & Company to Perform Actuarial Study to Determine Cost of Extending Higher Tier Retirement Plan to Designated Employees - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED AUDITOR-CONTROLLER TO PAY FOR STUDY IN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $3,000


Pe-Pz

All Ayes



* 5)


Request from Kern Family Health Care for Support of Their Designation as the Community Provider Plan Under the Healthy Families Program (Continued from 1/20/98) - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN LETTER OF SUPPORT TO MRMIB


COUNTY ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE

General Services



S.D. 2



Pe-Pz

All Ayes



* 6)


(1650.7220) Plans and specifications for repaving the parking lot at South Bakersfield Veteran's Memorial Building - APPROVED PLANS AND SPECIFICATIONS; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN; AUTHORIZED GENERAL SERVICES TO PREPARE REQUISITION FOR PURCHASING AGENT TO SOLICIT BIDS
S.D. 5


Pe-Pz

All Ayes



* 7)


(1960.8191) Change Order No. 6, providing for an increase of $11,341.30 for the Lamont Library - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN


All S.D.'s


Pe-Pz

All Ayes



8)


Report on 1997 County Christmas CanTree Campaign and Plaque Presentations - CONTINUED TO TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 1998 AT 2:00 P.M.


RESOURCE MANAGEMENT AGENCY

Community Development



S.D. 5



Pe-Pz

All Ayes



* 9)


Contract Change Order No. 1 for Construction of the Downtown Arvin Revitalization Program-Landscaping Improvements (Phase II) - Net Addition $6,573.74 - FUNDING: $6,573.74; CDBG Funds; Budgeted - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN






RESOURCE MANAGEMENT AGENCY

Roads Department



S.D. 1



Pe-Pz

All Ayes



*10)


Request from Scarbrough Management Corporation, a franchisee of Burger King Corporation, for a no stopping zone in front of their property on Merced Avenue east of Highway 99 - APPROVED; REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL'S OFFICE FOR PREPARATION OF NECESSARY ORDINANCE




S.D. 2


Pe-Pz

All Ayes



*11)


Proposed Resolutions for Acceptance of Offers of Dedication, Declaration as Public Highways and Incorporation into County Road System as portions of Butte Avenue and Red Mountain Road - APPROVED; ADOPTED RESOLUTIONS 98-053 AND 98-054; DIRECTED CLERK OF THE BOARD TO RECORD


Pe-Pz

All Ayes



*12)


Proposed Agreement with Southern California Edison Company for Joint Use/Relocation on Rosamond Boulevard - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 073-98


S.D. 4


Pe-Pz

All Ayes



*13)


Continuation of Local Flood Emergency and Authorization for Road Commissioner and Purchasing Agent to Engage in Independent Contract Work - Concreted Rock Slope at Three Bridges along Frazier Mountain Park Road - APPROVED EXTENSION OF THE LOCAL FLOOD EMERGENCY TO FEBRUARY 17, 1998


S.D.s 2, 3 & 5


Pe-Pz

All Ayes



*14)


Contract No. 98002, Plans, Specifications, and Notice to Contractors for Construction on Various Streets in the Bakersfield Area - MADE FINDING THAT PROJECT IS EXEMPT FROM CEQA PER SECTIONS 15301(c),(f); AUTHORIZED ROADS TO FILE NOTICE OF EXEMPTION; APPROVED PLANS AND SPECIFICATIONS; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN PLANS; AUTHORIZED ROADS TO PUBLISH PURSUANT TO SECTION 20392 OF PUBLIC CONTRACTS CODE; BID OPENING DATE IS TO BE MARCH 4, 1998, 11:00 A.M.


MATTERS FOR EXECUTIVE APPROVAL


Pe-Pz

All Ayes



*15)


Budget Transfers - APPROVED #153 THROUGH #159


Pe-Pz

All Ayes



*16)


Travel Requests (Out-of-State) - APPROVED G. YOUNG AND J. SMITH TO RENO, NV; M. HOPPER AND M. VILLICANA TO PORTLAND, OR; M. HOPPER AND M. VILLICANA TO ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.


Pe-Pz

All Ayes



*17)


Minutes for Week of January 12, 1998 - APPROVED


Pe-Pz

All Ayes



*18)


Miscellaneous Letters and Docments - FILED


Pe-Pz

All Ayes



*19)


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


Pe-Pz

All Ayes



*20)


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


Pe-Pz


ADJOURNED TO TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 1998 AT 10:00 A.M.


Clerk of the Board





Chairman, Board of Supervisors

18) MISCELLANEOUS LETTERS AND DOCUMENTS - FILED
Air Pollution Control District
A) Letter re Annual AB 2588 Air Toxics Report (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
Auditor-Controller-County Clerk
B) Report on Refunds (Government Code Section 26906) of Erroneous Deposits Pursuant to Board Resolution 71-4
Clerk of the Board
C) Received, certified, and forwarded to Recorder for Recordation as follows:

1) Tract Map No. 5426-Phase C (S.D. 4)

2) Tract Map No. 5426-Phase D (S.D. 4)

3) Tract Map No. 5876-Phase B (S.D. 4)

4) Parcel Map No. 10474 (S.D. 1)

Community Development
D) First-time Homebuyer Assistance Program Agreement, County of Kern-Accubanc Mortgage Corporation
Employers Training Resource
E) JTPA Agreements:
1. ACN Communications, JTPA Title IIIE, dated January

5, 1998;

2. Bakersfield Telephone Exchange, Inc., JTPA Title III-E, dated November 3, 1997;

3. Berchtold Equipment Company, JTPA Title III-E,dated December 15, 1997;

4. William Bolthouse Farms, Inc., JTPA Title II-C, dated November 3, 1997;

5. William Bolthouse Farms, Inc., JTPA Title II-A, dated November 10, 1997;

6. William Bolthouse Farms, Inc., JTPA Title II-C, dated November 3, 1997;

7. William Bolthouse Farms, Inc., JTPA Title II-A, dated November 3, 1997;

8. William Bolthouse Farms, Inc., JTPA Title III-E, dated November 10, 1997;

9. William Bolthouse Farms, Inc., JTPA Title II-A, dated November 20, 1997;

10. William Bolthouse Farms, Inc., JTPA Title II-A, dated December 8, 1997;

11. William Bolthouse Farms, Inc., JTPA Title II-C, dated January 10, 1998;

12. California Truck Accessories, JTPA Title III-E, dated November 10, 1997;

13. Caretran, Inc., JTPA Title IIIE, dated December 15, 1997;

14. Coast Roofing, JTPA Title IIA, dated November 13, 1997;

15. Coastline Equipment, JTPA Title III-E, dated January 20, 1998;

16. Code Precast Products, Inc., JTPA Title II-A, dated October 24, 1997;

17. Code Precast Products, Inc., JTPA Title II-A, dated December 15, 1997;

18. Core-Mark International, JTPA Title IIA, dated December 26, 1997;

19. Corrosion Controls, Inc. dba C.C.I. Sales & Service, JTPA Title IIA, dated January 21, 1998;

20. Jack Davenport Sweeping Service, Inc., JTPA Title III-E, dated November 24, 1997;

21. Dopaco, Inc., JTPA Title II-A, dated October 14, 1997;

22. Dopaco, Inc., JTPA Title II-A, dated November 4, 1997;

23. Dopaco, Inc., JTPA Title III-E, dated November 4, 1997;

24. Dopaco, Inc., JTPA Title III-E, dated November 11, 1997;

25. Dopaco, Inc., JTPA Title II-A, dated November 11, 1997;

26. Dopaco, Inc., JTPA Title II-A, dated November 13, 1997;

27. Dopaco, Inc., JTPA Title III-E, dated November 24, 1997;

28. Dopaco, Inc., JTPA Title III-E, dated December 2, 1997;

29. Dopaco, Inc., JTPA Title III-E, dated December 9, 1997;

30. Dopaco, Inc., JTPA Title II-A, dated December 15, 1997;

31. Dopaco, Inc., JTPA Title III-E, dated December 15, 1997;

32. Dopaco, Inc., JTPA Title III-E, dated December 15, 1997;

33. Dopaco, Inc., JTPA Title III-E, dated December 17, 1997;

34. Dopaco, Inc., JTPA Title III-E, dated December 17, 1997;

35. Dopaco, Inc., JTPA Title II-A, dated December 17, 1997;

36. Dopaco, Inc., JTPA Title II-A, dated December 22, 1997;

37. Dopaco, Inc., JTPA Title II-A, dated December 22, 1997;

38. Dopaco, Inc., JTPA Title III-E, dated December 22, 1997;

39. Dopaco, Inc., JTPA Title III-E, dated January 6, 1998;

40. ESYS - The Energy Control Company, JTPA Title II-A, dated November 13, 1997;

41. ESYS - The Energy Control Company, JTPA Title IIIE, dated December 2, 1997;

42. Gescom Corporation dba Genesis Environmental, JTPA Title IIA, dated December 22, 1997;

43. Golden Valley Produce, L.L.C., JTPA Title II-C, dated October 24, 1997;

44. Golden Valley Produce, L.L.C., JTPA Title II-A, dated October 7, 1997;

45. Grimmway Farms, Inc., JTPA Title III-E, dated January 20, 1998;

46. Haynes Chiropractic, JTPA Title II-A, dated January 5, 1998;

47. King Door Company, JTPA Title III-E, dated November 10, 1997;

48. Koiyan International Limited, JTPA Title IIA, dated January 5, 1998;

49. Koiyan International Limited, JTPA Title IIIE, dated January 5, 1998;

50. Koiyan International Ltd., JTPA Title III-E, dated January 5, 1998;

51. Koiyan International Limited, JTPA Title IIIE, dated January 5, 1998;

52. Richard K. Newman & Associates, Inc. dba Sparkle Cleaners, JTPA Title IIIE, dated November 4, 1997;

53. North BR Bakersfield Corporation dba Beautyrest Mattress Direct, JTPA Title IIA, dated December 22, 1997;

54. North BR Bakersfield Corporation dba Beautyrest Mattress Direct, JTPA Title IIIE, dated November 24, 1997;

55. North BR Bakersfield Corporation, JTPA Title IIA, dated January 20, 1998;

56. PC Source, Inc. dba PC America, JTPA Title II-A, dated December 15, 1997;

57. Pacific Resources, JTPA Title II-A, dated December 9, 1997;

58. Precision Transmission Parts dba Musick's All-State Transmission, JTPA Title IIA, dated October 24, 1997;

59. Prince Enterprises Bonding & Insurance dba Prince Insurance, JTPA Title II-A, dated December 16, 1997;

60. Ranch Service and Supply Company, JTPA Title IIA, dated January 15, 1998;

61. Taylor Equipment & Repair, Inc., JTPA Title II-A, dated November 4, 1997;

62. Trenz Manufacturing, JTPA Title IIIE, dated December 17, 1997;

63. Valley Industrial Medical Group, JTPA Title IIA, dated November 13, 1997;

64. Charles J. Walker, D.D.S., JTPA Title IIA, dated November 12, 1997;

65. Westchester Liquors, JTPA Title IIA5%, dated November 24, 1997;

F) Agreement with the State of California Employment Development Department for Federal School-to-Work Implementation Grant Funds, Contract #M5000584
G) Amendment No. 1 with ESYS, The Energy Control Company, JTPA Title IIIE, Encumbrance #R2433, dated December 12, 1997
H) Modification #6 to Subgrant Agreement G700160 with the State of California Employment Development Department, term 7/1/96 to 6/30/98
I) Modification #7 to Subgrant Agreement G700090 with the State of California Employment Development Department, term 7/1/96 to 6/30/99
J) Modification #1 to Subgrant Agreement G800260 with the State of California Employment Development Department, term 7/1/97 to 6/30/2000
K) Modification #4 to grant number C-5438-5-00-81-55 with the U.S. Department of Labor for the period of 7/1/97 to 6/30/98
General Services
L) Recorded Grant Deed of Easement in the matter of Crettol Family Trust
M) Recorded Grant Deed of Easement in the matter of Ballengee Brothers Farms
Kern Medical Center
N) Thank you letter to Engineering Department for the collection of funds to purchase toys for the Pediatric patients
O) Ten (10) thank you letters to various individuals and organizations for their donations and services to the Pediatric patients
Local Agency Formation Commission
P) Proceeding No. 1233, Report and Recommendation in the matter of City of Shafter; Annexation No. 70 (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
Q) Proceeding No. 1235, Report and Recommendation in the matter of County Service Area #15; Annexation No. 8 (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
R) Proceeding No. 1236, Report and Recommendation in the matter of City of Bakersfield; Annexation No. 395 (Palm-Olive) (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
S) Agenda for Meeting of January 27, 1998 (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
T) Minutes for the meeting of December 17, 1997 (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
Mental Health
U) Thank you letter to Mr. Sterling Forbes and Mr. Kevin Hildreth of the Harlem Globetrotters for their personal appearance at Kern's Friday Night Live and Club Live Program presentations
Resource Management Agency
V) Letter re Upcoming California Biosolids Conference (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO and County Counsel)
Roads
W) Recorded Grant Easement Deed for Housing Authority of the County of Kern (Co. Rd. 3826)
Treasurer and Tax Collector
X) Interest Earnings for Quarter Ended December 31, 1997
Y) Cash Receipts and Disbursements
Miscellaneous
Z) Letter from Lagerlof, Senecal, Bradley and Swift, LLP re Kern County Water Export Ordinance (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO, Planning and County Counsel)
AA) Letter from Murray A. Powell, Jr. re the use of cold mix instead of reclaimite on the roads in the Stallion Springs area (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
BB) Letter from 82nd Airborne Division Association Inc. re a recommendation for Frederick Powers be appointed position for the Veterans Service Officer (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
CC) Letter from Veterans of Foreign Wars re a recommendation for Frederick Powers to be appointed position for the Veterans Service Officer (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
DD) Letter from Disabled American Veterans re a recommendation for Frederick Powers to be appointed position for the Veterans Service Officer (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
EE) Letter from Kern County Water Agency re Additional comments on the Draft Initial Study/Proposed Negative Declaration SAMDA Water Exploration Fremont Valley Ranch Water Management Project (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
FF) Letter from City of Bakersfield re Brimhall No. 4-Annexation No. 397, LAFCO Proceeding No. 1239 (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
GG) Information guide from Engineered Wood Association for I-Joists for residential floors (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO and Planning)
HH) Correspondence from Wesley Crawford re the Criminal Justice system in Kern County (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
II) Invitation and letter from Boy Scout Troop 712 re the award of Eagle Scout Rank to Andrew Kao on Wednesday, February 18, 1998 (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
JJ) Negotiation Advisory from Bureau of Reclamation re Reclamation schedules water Acquisition Negotiations with Corning, Proberta and Thomes Creek Water Districts (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO and RMA)
KK) Public Notice from State Job Training Coordinating Council re Public Meetings on Welfare-to-Work State Plan (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO, County Counsel and Human Services)
LL) Fax Alert from Land Rights Network, American Land Rights Association, National Inholders Association re New Roadless Areas Coalition (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO, Planning and County Counsel)
MM) News Release from U.S. Department of the Interior Bureau of Land Management re EIR/EIS for Mountain Pass Mine Proposed Expansion (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO, Planning, Waste Management and County Counsel)
NN) Newsletter from National Institute of Justice re Measuring What Matters, Part two: Developing Measures of What the Police Do (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
OO) Project Study Report from City of Bakersfield re Amtrak Railroad Passenger Station in the downtown area of Bakersfield (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO, Planning and County Counsel)
19) LETTERS RECEIVED AND REFERRED BY CLERK OF THE BOARD -

APPROVED AND FILED

A) Application for Alcohol Beverage License- Los Portales, 9900 Main Street, Lamont, CA; - REFERRED TO PLANNING (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO and County Counsel)
B) Letter from State Controller Kathleen Connell re State Mandated Costs Claiming Instructions No. 98-2 - REFERRED TO AUDITOR-CONTROLLER-COUNTY CLERK (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
C) Proclamation of an Eradication Project re the Red Imported Fire Ant - REFERRED TO AG DEPARTMENT (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO and Farming and Home Advisory)
D) Letter from Department of Energy re the sale of Naval Petroleum Reserve No. 1 - REFERRED TO COUNTY ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE (Copy to each Supervisor and County Counsel)
E) Letter from NACo re the new Welfare Reform Act - REFERRED TO HUMAN SERVICES (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
F) Letter from Launi M. Hunt, Coldwell Banker, re hunting and fishing "recreation camp" located off Alfred Harrell Highway - REFERRED TO PLANNING (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO and County Counsel)
G) Letter from Thomas R. Wise re the petition by PMC-POA Inc. requesting county enforcement of vehicle codes on Pine Mountain Streets - REFERRED TO ROADS (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
H) Letter from Dennis Fox re concern for the increase in illegal dumping - REFERRED TO WASTE MANAGEMENT (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO and County Counsel)
I) Letter from Kenneth Dine re enforcement of vehicle code on Pine Mountain Club roads - REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL AND ROADS DEPARTMENT (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
20) CLAIMS AND LAW SUITS FILED WITH AND REFERRED BY THE CLERK OF THE BOARD - APPROVED AND FILED
A) Claim in the matter of Kimberly Ann Barron vs. Kern County - REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
B) Claim in the matter of Linda J. Bernard vs. Kern County - REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
C) Claim in the matter of Chris Claunch vs. Kern County -REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
D) Claim in the matter of Dominic Davis vs. Kern County -REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
E) Claim in the matter of Mardalena Gamino, a minor, by and through her Guardian Ad Litem, Claudia Gamino vs. Kern County - REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
F) Claim in the matter of John Griffiths and Janice Griffiths vs. Kern County - REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
G) Claim in the matter of Steve Kincaid vs. Kern County -REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
H) Claim in the matter of Steve McCarthy vs. Kern County - REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
I) Claim in the matter of Rosendo Meza vs. Kern County -REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
J) Claim in the matter of Emmy Perz Grav vs. Kern County - REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
K) Claim in the matter of Ridgecrest Mobile Estates vs. Kern County - REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
L) Claim in the matter of Mark Shiva vs. Kern County -REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)