SUMMARY OF PROCEEDINGS



BOARD OF SUPERVISORS - COUNTY OF KERN



Sky Mountain Resort

18100 Lucaya Way

Tehachapi, California



Committee of the Whole

Monday, February 1, 1999

9:00 A.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

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! - TOM CRAFT, STALLION SPRINGS RESIDENT, EXPRESSED HIS APPRECIATION TO THE BOARD FOR MEETING IN THE TEHACHAPI AREA



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 WELCOMED EVERYONE TO THE SECOND SUPERVISORIAL DISTRICT
BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
Pe-Pz

All Ayes

3) Discussion of Strategic Planning Purpose and Goals for the County of Kern - RECEIVED AND FILED



Pe-Pz


ADJOURNED TO TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 2, 1999, AT 9:00 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 2, 1999



9:00 A.M.



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

RESOLUTIONS/PROCLAMATIONS
Pa-Pe

All Ayes

1) Proclamation proclaiming February 2, 1999, as Job Shadow Day in Kern County - PROCLAIMED; MADE PRESENTATION TO JAN MINOT, JUNIOR ACHIEVEMENT; JAN MINOT HEARD



BOARD MEMBERS INTRODUCED STUDENTS PARTICIPATING IN JOB SHADOW DAY: YVETTE BURROLA, ANDREW GREESON, AND ERICA DALL, ALL OF BAKERSFIELD HIGH SCHOOL

APPOINTMENTS
Pz-Pe

All Ayes

*2) Reappointment of Ron Nikkel to the Tehachapi Valley Recreation & Park District, term to expire February 3, 2003 - MADE REAPPOINTMENT
PUBLIC PRESENTATIONS
3) 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! - BETH RODGERS HEARD REGARDING NURSING SHORTAGES AND HOSPITAL STAFFING CHALLENGES
BOARD MEMBER ANNOUNCEMENTS OR REPORTS
4) 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



AUDITOR-CONTROLLER-COUNTY CLERK



Hearing

Pz-Pe

All Ayes

*5) TEFRA Hearing and Approval for $7.15 million multi-family Housing Facilities Bond for WA Partners, LP, to be issued by California Statewide Communities Development Authority - 1) OPENED HEARING; RECEIVED PUBLIC COMMENT; CLOSED HEARING; 2) APPROVED THE ISSUANCE OF BONDS FOR THE PURPOSES OF TEFRA BY THE CALIFORNIA STATEWIDE COMMUNITIES DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY; 3) APPROVED THE ISSUANCE OF THE BONDS PURSUANT TO THE JPA WITH THE CALIFORNIA STATEWIDE COMMUNITIES DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY; AND 4) ADOPTED RESOLUTION 99-032
BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
Pz-Pe

All Ayes

*6) Request of Supervisor Perez for approval of intent to donate four computers to Sonora, Mexico - APPROVED INTENT TO DONATE ITEMS REFERENCED; DIRECTED COUNTY COUNSEL TO PREPARE NOTICE OF INTENT; DIRECTED CLERK OF THE BOARD TO PUBLISH
Pz-Pe

All Ayes

7) Request from Supervisor Perez to reconsider the Resolution adopted on January 5, 1999, supporting the fact-finding mission of the State Department of Mental Health (Continued from Tuesday, January 26, 1999, Item #9) - JOE FONTAINE AND BRIAN SWANSLON HEARD; RESCINDED RESOLUTION 99-008
COUNTY ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE
Pz-Pe

All Ayes

*8) Proposed Amendment to Administrative Services Agreement with Blue Cross Life & Health Insurance Company for Dental Benefit Plan Administration - (prior notification on December 15, 1998) - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 053-99
Pz-Pe

All Ayes

*9) Proposed Agreement with Kern Transportation Foundation in the amount of $22,500 to conduct a transportation sales tax assessment and public opinion survey - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 054-99
COUNTY ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE

General Services Division



S.D. 1

Pz-Pe

All Ayes

*10) (1960.8196) Proposed contract with Wallace & Smith Contractors, Inc., in the amount of $565,135, for Shafter/Wasco Courtroom Addition and Communications Upgrade (Continued from Tuesday, January 26, 1999, Item #8 p.m.) - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN
All S.D.'s
Pr-Pz

All Ayes

11) Proposed Resolution ratifying January 26, 1999 proclamation of local emergency - APPROVED; ADOPTED RESOLUTION 99-033
COUNTY COUNSEL
Pz-Pe

All Ayes

*12) Proposed ordinance adding subparagraph (89) to Section 10.16.041, Chapter 10.16, Title 10 of the Kern County Code concerning no stopping zone on Norris Road - WAIVED READING; INTRODUCED ORDINANCE
Pz-Pe

All Ayes

*13) Proposed ordinance adding subparagraph (90) to Section 10.16.041, Chapter 10.16 of the Kern County Code concerning no stopping zone on Quail Creek Road - WAIVED READING; INTRODUCED ORDINANCE
Pz-Pe

All Ayes

*14) Proposed ordinance repealing subparagraph (1) of Section 10.16.075 concerning no stopping zone on Monterey Trail - WAIVED READING; INTRODUCED ORDINANCE
DISTRICT ATTORNEY
Pz-Pe

All Ayes

*15) Proposed amendment to Family Support Division Agreement with MIT Software Enterprises increasing compensation ceiling to $460,000 (an increase of $110,000) - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 055-99
EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES
Pz-Pa

All Ayes

16) Verbal update regarding Hospital Emergency Room Saturation Issue - RECEIVED; RECEIVED AND FILED DOCUMENT
EMPLOYERS' TRAINING RESOURCE
Pz-Pe

All Ayes

*17) Proposed designation of the Kern, Inyo and Mono Counties Consortium as the transitional Local Workforce Investment Area; designation of the existing Kern, Inyo, Mono Counties Private Industry Council as the transitional Workforce Investment Board; designation of the School-to-Career Executive Committee as the core membership of the transitional Workforce Investment Board's Youth Council; and designation of Employers' Training Resource to provide policy assistance in the transition - APPROVED
HUMAN SERVICES
Pe-Pr

All Ayes

18) 1998 Holiday Cottage Project Result Summary and acknowledgement of Certificates of Recognition - SUSAN WELLS, ADMINISTRATIVE COORDINATOR AND HOLIDAY PROJECT COORDINATOR, HEARD; RECEIVED AND FILED
Pz-Pe

All Ayes

*19) Proposed approval for relief of accountability for uncollected accounts in the amount of $1,168.37 - APPROVED
Pz-Pr

All Ayes

20) 1998 Year-End CalWORKs Status Report - RECEIVED AND FILED
Pz-Pr

All Ayes

21) Proposed Amendment No. 1 to Agreement with Kern County Superintendent of Schools, Community Connection for Child Care, for the provision of CalWORKs Child Care Services (Continued from Tuesday, January 26, 1999, Item #12) - APPROVED; APPROVED APPROPRIATION OF UNANTICIPATED REVENUE IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,254,163 TO APPROPRIATIONS FOR CONTINGENCIES; APPROVED TRANSFER FROM APPROPRIATIONS FOR CONTINGENCIES IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,254,163 TO BUDGET UNIT 5120; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 056-99
KERN MEDICAL CENTER
Pz-Pe

All Ayes

*22) Proposed sole source purchase of code compliant elevator recall and Firemen's service system from Otis Elevator Company - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED PURCHASING AGENT TO ISSUE A PURCHASE ORDER IN THE AMOUNT OF $23,650
Pz-Pe

All Ayes

*23) Proposed acceptance of donation from Wyeth-Ayerst Laboratories for training and travel expenses and approval of travel request for Harry Schned, M.D., to attend the Council on Resident Education in Obstetrics and Gynecology and The Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics Annual Meeting in San Diego, California, February 21-24, 1999 - APPROVED; ADOPTED RESOLUTION 99-034 ACCEPTING DONATION
WITH-

DRAWN

*24) Proposed software license Agreement with Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company (3M), in an amount not to exceed $54,887 (Continued from Tuesday, January 26, 1999, Item #15) -
MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES
Pe-Pz

All Ayes

25) Mental Health Department's response to the Audit Report for Fiscal Year 1997-1998 in compliance with the Kern County Administrative procedures Manual Section 1401.7 - RECEIVED AND FILED
PARKS AND RECREATION DEPARTMENT
Pz-Pe

All Ayes

*26) Proposed Agreement with Abate-A-Weed, Inc., for pesticides spraying from February 2, 1999 through June 30, 1999; Funding up to $25,000, Budgeted - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 057-99
PROBATION DEPARTMENT
WITH-

DRAWN

*27) Proposed addition of four (4) Word Processing Technician I/II positions and deletion of five (5) Typist Clerk I/II positions, effective February 2, 1999 -
SHERIFF
Pa-Pz

All Ayes

28) Proposed retroactive amendment to Agreement with Scott P. McHone, for accounting services from April 22, 1997 to September 30, 1999, in an amount not to exceed $3,000 - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 058-99
CLOSED SESSIONS

COUNTY ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE
Pe-Pz

All Ayes

29) Request for Closed Session regarding Department Head performance evaluation, Title: Fire Chief -
Pr-Pa

All Ayes

MOTION TO CONSIDER NON-AGENDA ITEM: MADE FINDING THAT NEED TO TAKE ACTION ON NON-AGENDA MATTER OCCURRED AFTER AGENDA WAS POSTED BECAUSE IMMEDIATE ATTENTION IS REQUIRED TO CONSIDER ALTERNATIVES TO ADDRESS NURSING STAFF/COMPENSATION ISSUES AND RELATED IMPACT ON EMERGENCY ROOM SATURATION PROBLEM; IMMEDIATE ACTION TO ADDRESS THIS PROBLEM IS NECESSARY TO PROTECT PUBLIC HEALTH AND SAFETY
Pe-Pz

All Ayes

29A) Request for closed session regarding Meet and Confer, CCAPE -
Pe-Pz

All Ayes

30) Request for Closed Session regarding Property Tax Refund Claims of Destec for 1995-96 in the amount of $494,102.09 (Government Code Section (b)(1)(3)(C)) -
Pe-Pz

All Ayes

31) Request for Closed Session regarding a lawsuit entitled Storme Jaimes v. County of Kern, KCSC Case No. 229624-RA (Government Code Section 54956.9(a)) -
Pe-Pz

All Ayes

32) Request for Closed Session regarding potential litigation against the County (one case) (Government Code Section 54956.9 (E)) -
Pr-Pa RECONVENED FROM CLOSED SESSION; RECESSED TO 2:00 P.M.







Clerk of the Board







Chairman, Board of Supervisors



SUMMARY OF PROCEEDINGS



BOARD OF SUPERVISORS - COUNTY OF KERN



1115 Truxtun Avenue

Bakersfield, California



Regular Meeting

Tuesday, February 2, 1999



2:00 P.M.



BOARD RECONVENED

Supervisors: McQuiston, Perez, Patrick, Peterson, Parra

ROLL CALL: All Present



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





BOARD ACTION SHOWN IN CAPS



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




HEARING


RESOURCE MANAGEMENT AGENCY

Planning Department

Pe-Pz

All Ayes

3) Request from Kern County Planning Department to change street name from Petrol Road to Camino del Andrews (located mile north of Seventh Standard Road) from the west County boundary to the west right-of-way of Highway 99. (SD 1 & 4)

Specific Request:

A change in street name from Petrol Road to Camino del Andrews between west County boundary to the west right-of-way of Highway 99 (for the affected location only) (72 3 098 Streets and Highways)

(General Rule, Section 15061(b)(3); Published Bakersfield Californian and Shafter Press) - CONTINUED TO TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 1999 AT 2:00 P.M.



DEPARTMENTAL REQUESTS




RESOURCE MANAGEMENT AGENCY



All S.D.'s

Pa-Pe

All Ayes

* 4) Increase Roads Department Design Capability and Restructure Community Development Program Department Public Improvements Division - ADDED TWO ENGINEER I/II/III POSITIONS AND DELETED TWO ENGINEERING TECHNICIAN I/II/III POSITIONS IN BUDGET UNIT 3000, EFFECTIVE FEBRUARY 12, 1999; DELETED ONE CIVIL ENGINEER IV POSITION IN BUDGET UNIT 5940, EFFECTIVE FEBRUARY 12, 1999; ADDED ONE ENGINEER I/II/III POSITION IN BUDGET UNIT 1900, EFFECTIVE FEBRUARY 12, 1999; REFERRED TO PERSONNEL DEPARTMENT TO AMEND DEPARTMENTAL POSITIONS AND SALARY SCHEDULE



RESOURCE MANAGEMENT AGENCY

Community Development Program



S.D. #3

Pa-Pe

All Ayes

* 5) Amendment to Agreement with V.A.H.,L.P. to modify the legal description for the 40-unit Summerset I Project in unincorporated N.W. Bakersfield - FUNDING: $122,000; HOME Program, previously approved - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 059-99
RESOURCE MANAGEMENT AGENCY

Engineering and Survey Services



S.D. #3

Pa-Pe

All Ayes

* 6) Tract 5606, Unit C, Northwest Corner of Jenkins Road and Hageman Road, type "A" Subdivision; Sequoia Engineering, Inc., for Batey Development, Inc. - ADOPTED RESOLUTION 99-035 FINDING OF FACT PER SEC. 21151 OF PUBLIC RESOURCES CODE, SEC. 66473.5, 66474 AND 65567 OF GOVERNMENT CODE INCLUDING APPROVAL OF WAIVER OF SIGNATURE FOR MINERAL OWNERS WITHOUT SURFACE ENTRY RIGHTS PER SEC. 66436 OF GOVERNMENT CODE AND SEC. 18.45.020 D1 OF LAND DIVISION ORDINANCE (SECTION 18.15.030 K1,2,3 NOT APPLICABLE), ACKNOWLEDGMENT OF REVERSION OF SLOPE EASEMENT AND TEMPORARY DRAINAGE EASEMENT, AND RESTORATION OF INGRESS AND EGRESS ACROSS LOT B IN TRACT NO. 5606, UNIT B, AND LOT D IN TRACT NO. 5606, UNIT A; APPROVED FINAL MAP, AUTHORIZED CLERK OF THE BOARD TO SIGN; APPROVED IMPROVEMENT AND MONUMENTATION AGREEMENTS; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN; ACCEPTED SEWAGE MONITORING EASEMENT; AUTHORIZED CLERK OF THE BOARD TO SIGN; CONSENTED TO MAKING OF CONDITIONAL IRREVOCABLE OFFERS OF DEDICATION FOR OFF-SITE TEMPORARY TURNAROUND, SLOPE, AND DRAINAGE EASEMENTS; AUTHORIZED CLERK OF THE BOARD TO SIGN; RECEIVED AND FILED DOCUMENTS AND ORDERED RECORDED AS APPROPRIATE



RESOURCE MANAGEMENT AGENCY

Roads Department



All S.D.'s

Pa-Pe

All Ayes

* 7) Proposed Agreement with A & K Railroad Materials, Inc., for the acquisition of railroad ballast material for the repair of County roads (Continued from 1/12/99) - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 060-99
Pa-Pe

All Ayes

* 8) Proposed change in standard Construction Contracts, Special Provisions and Procedures, to require 100% performance bonds for projects under $5,000,000 and other changes as appropriate - APPROVED



S.D. 2
Pa-Pe

All Ayes

* 9) County Road 3839 Easement Deed from Kenneth E. and Margaret Ann Frick granting a portion of their property for the continued maintenance of a portion of Kenmar Lane - ACCEPTED DEED; DIRECTED CLERK OF THE BOARD TO RECORD
Pa-Pe

All Ayes

*10) County Road 3839 Easement Deed from Virginia F. O'Brien Trust granting a portion of property for the continued maintenance of a portion of Kenmar Lane - ACCEPTED DEED; DIRECTED CLERK OF THE BOARD TO RECORD



S.D. 3
Pa-Pe

All Ayes

*11) Contract No. 99009, Accept Low Bid for Construction on Calloway Drive from Holland Street to State Route 58 - ACCEPTED LOW BID OF GRANITE CONSTRUCTION COMPANY IN THE AMOUNT OF $564,319.00; AUTHORIZED ROADS DEPARTMENT TO PREPARE NECESSARY CONTRACT DOCUMENTS AND RELEASE ALL OTHER BID GUARANTEES



S.D. 4
Pe-Pa

All Ayes

12) Proposed Request from West Kern Water District to close Golf Course Club Road from approximately 1000' south of S.H. 119, extending southerly 22,000' while installing a 36" water pipeline - APPROVED; ADOPTED RESOLUTION 99-036 AUTHORIZING CLOSURE OF GOLF COURSE ROAD FOR A MAXIMUM OF 30 MINUTES, SIX (6) TIMES A DAY, FOUR (4) DAYS A WEEK FOR NINE (9) MONTHS IF CONDITIONS RECOMMENDED BY ROADS DEPARTMENT ARE MET



S.D. 2 and S.D. 5
Pa-Pe

All Ayes

*13) Contract No. 99016, plans, specifications, and notice to contractors for Construction on Towerline Road and Rockpile Road - MADE FINDING THAT PROJECT IS EXEMPT FROM CEQA PER SECTIONS 15301 AND 15302; AUTHORIZED ROADS TO FILE NOTICE OF EXEMPTION; APPROVED PLANS AND SPECIFICATIONS; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN; AUTHORIZED ROADS TO PUBLISH PURSUANT TO SECTION 20392 OF PUBLIC CONTRACTS CODE; BID OPENING DATE IS TO BE MARCH 3, 1999, 11:00 A.M.



WASTE MANAGEMENT

All S.D.'s

Pa-Pe

All Ayes

*14) Proposed Agreement and Memorandum of Understanding with the Mesa Verde Community Correctional Facility for Prison Inmate Labor - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 061-99



CONSIDERATION OF ORDINANCES INTRODUCED ON JANUARY 26, 1999


Pa-Pe

All Ayes



*15)


Proposed Ordinance accepting the Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.) selection and training requirements for peace officers employed by the Parks and Recreation Department - ENACTED ORDINANCE G-6573


MATTERS FOR EXECUTIVE APPROVAL


Pa-Pe

All Ayes



*16)


Budget Transfers - APPROVED #110 AND #117 THROUGH #120


Pa-Pe

All Ayes



*17)


Minutes for week of December 29, 1998, and January 4, 1999 - APPROVED WITH CORRECTION TO MINUTES OF JANUARY 5, 1999, 2:00 P.M., ITEM NO. 8 TO CORRECT AGREEMENT NUMBER FROM 014-99 TO 014A-99; ITEM NO. 20 TO CORRECT AGREEMENT NUMBER FROM 107-99 TO 017-99; ITEM NO. 36 TO ADD: ADOPTED RESOLUTION 99-016A; AND ITEM NO. 38 TO DELETE AGREEMENT NUMBER 019-99


Pa-Pe

All Ayes



*18)


Miscellaneous Letters and Documents - FILED
Pa-Pe

All Ayes

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



Pa-Pe

All Ayes



*20)


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


Pa-Pr


ADJOURNED TO TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 1999 AT 9:00 A.M.







Deputy Clerk of the Board







Chairman, Board of Supervisors







18) MISCELLANEOUS LETTERS AND DOCUMENTS - FILED
Auditor-Controller-County Clerk
A) Information Report on 1998-99 Property Tax Administration Costs - Revenue and Taxation Code 95.2
Clerk of the Board
B) Letter of Resignation from Patricia Norris from the Human Relations Commission (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO, Personnel and County Counsel)
Community Development Department
C) County Loan Agreement, Home Investment Partnerships Program, First-Time Homebuyers Mortgage Assistance Program with Juan M. Valdez and Leticia M. Valdez
D) County Loan Agreement Home Investment Partnerships Program, Owner Rehabilitation Program with Charlotte M. Crawford
E) County Loan Agreement Home Investment Partnerships Program, Owner Rehabilitation Program with Consuelo De La Huerta
F) County Loan Agreement Home Investment Partnerships Program, Owner Rehabilitation Program with Lois Kathryn Wilson
Library
G) Thank you letter to Delta Kappa Gamma Society, Patti Baer for the donation to the Boron Branch Library (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
Local Agency Formation Commission
H) Proceeding No. 1254, Report and Recommendation in the matter of City of Bakersfield: Annexation No. 399 (Vista Finestra) (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO, County Counsel and Planning)
I) Proceeding No. 1255, Report and Recommendation in the matter of City of Bakersfield: Annexation No. 400 (Rosedale No. 6) (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO, County Counsel and Planning)
J) Minutes of meeting from November 24, 1998 (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO, County Counsel and Planning)
K) Minutes of meeting from December 18, 1998 (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO, County Counsel and Planning)
L) Agenda of meeting for January 26, 1999 (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO, County Counsel and Planning)
Sheriff
M) Thank you letter to Jim Harden for the donation of diving equipment for the Search and Rescue Organization
N) Thank you letter to Wayne Korman, Line-X of Bakersfield for the donation of labor and materials to the Search and Rescue Organization
Miscellaneous
O) Seven (7) letters from various people re banning the application on sewage sludge (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO, County Counsel, RMA and Environmental Health)
P) Letter from Mary K. Shell, Harper & Shell Associates re banning the application on sewage sludge (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO, County Counsel, RMA and Environmental Health)
Q) Letter from Les Sandrini Farms re banning the application on sewage sludge (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO, County Counsel, RMA and Environmental Health)
R) Letter from Sierra Club, Kern-Kaweah Chapter, Arthur D. Unger re biosolids ordinance (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO, County Counsel, RMA and Environmental Health)
S) Letter from Department of Health Services re Medi-cal Outreach Grant No. 98-15602 (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO and Public Health)
T) Letter from State Board of Equalization re Low Value Ordinance of the Revenue and Taxation Code (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO, Assessor, County Counsel and AAB)
U) Letter to William Chamberlain, Chief Counsel Commission from Midway Sunset Cogeneration Company re request for Investigation and Jurisdictional Determination (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO, County Counsel and Planning)
V) Letter and Report from Department of Water Resources re San Joaquin Valley Drainage Monitoring Program 1993 (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
W) Letter from Department of Conservation re 15-Day Renotice, Proposed amendments to the Open Space Subvention Act Title 14. Natural Resources Division 6. Resources Agency Chapter 2. Open Space Subvention Act (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO, County Counsel and Planning)
X) Letter from City of Bakersfield re Panama No. 13, Annexation No. 401, LAFCO Proceeding No. 1257 (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO, County Counsel and Planning)
Y) Letter from Governor's Office of Emergency Services Disaster Assistance Programs Branch re damages done by sub-freezing temperatures (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO, Engineering and Survey Services and Ag Department)
Z) Letter from Alexander's Hardware, Inc., re their services (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO and Planning)
AA) Letter from Department of Health and Human Services re Construction Grant #CA-MH-0554, Community Mental Health Centers Construction Grant Monitoring Program (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
BB) Letter and Report from California State Association of Counties (CSAC) re 1998 CSAC Annual Report (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
CC) Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, Project No. 1930-020 with Southern California Edison, Errata Notice (Copy to each Supervisor)
DD) Transmittal letter to report an illegal or threatened discharge of hazardous waste (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO, Environmental Health and Fire-Hazardous Material)
EE) Legislative Bulletin from California State Association of Counties (CSAC) (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO and County Counsel)
FF) Water Conservation Newsletter from Department of Water Resources (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
GG) Newsletter from PG&E re Current Issues in the Utility Industry (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
HH) Newsletter from American Land Rights Association, National Inholders Association re All out Trust Fund Alert - Urgent action required $1 billion per year land Acquisition Trust Fund Proposed - No bigger threat to private land owners (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO and Planning)
II) Publication from Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) re OTS shifts into the 21st Century at Annual Summit (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
JJ) Press Release from U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), Disaster Assistance re SBA declares disaster, offers loans to small businesses hurt by freeze (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO, Emergency Services and Ag Department)
KK) Newsletter from U.S. Senator, Barbara Boxer re Grant to Reimburse Costs of Undocumented Criminals (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
LL) Agenda of meeting from Kern County Planning Commission for January 28, 1999 (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
MM) Agenda of meeting from Fish and Game Commission for February 4, 1999 (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO, County Counsel and RMA)
NN) Agenda of meeting from City of Bakersfield Planning Commission for February 1, 1999 (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO, County Counsel and Planning)
OO) Agenda of meeting from California Debt Limit Allocation Committee for January 26, 1999 (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO and Treasurer-Tax Collector)
PP) Agenda of meeting from Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board for January 29, 1999 (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO, County Counsel, Planning and ESS)
QQ) Agenda of meeting from City of Tehachapi for January 19, 1999 (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
19) LETTERS RECEIVED AND REFERRED BY CLERK OF THE BOARD -APPROVED AND FILED
A) Application for alcohol beverage license(s): Mariscos La Sirena, 3907 Niles Street, Bakersfield, CA - REFERRED TO PLANNING (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO and County Counsel)
B) Letter from Reiter Lowry Consultants re add to bidders list for Consulting Services -REFERRED TO PURCHASING (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
C) Letter from Melvin H. Randolph re concerns with Veteran's Services -REFERRED TO VETERAN'S SERVICES (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
D) Letter from Eileen Melton re curbing unlawful dumping -REFERRED TO WASTE MANAGEMENT (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
E) Resolution No. 990010 of the Board of Trustees of Lamont School District ordering and Election and Establishing Specifications of the Election Order -REFERRED TO ELECTIONS (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
20) CLAIMS AND LAWSUITS FILED WITH AND REFERRED BY THE CLERK OF THE BOARD - APPROVED AND FILED
A) Claim in the matter of Ron Artiaga vs. Kern County - REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
B) Claim in the matter of Richard V. Cook vs. Kern County - REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
C) Claims for Refund of Excess Property Taxes Paid in the matter of Double C, Ltd.; Kern Front, Ltd.; High Sierra,Ltd.; Badger Creek, Ltd.; Chalk Cliff, Ltd.; Live Oak, Ltd.; and McKittrick, Ltd. vs. Kern County -REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
D) Claim in the matter of John Guthrie, individually, Capitol Hills Development Corp., Technopolis Development Corp. vs. Kern County - REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
E) Claim in the matter of Tony Henry vs. Kern County - REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
F) Claim in the matter of Eric and Carol Kuhn vs. Kern County - REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
G) Claim in the matter of Terry Mattison vs. Kern County -REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
H) Claim in the matter of Joseph Michael Olea vs. Kern County - REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
I) Claim in the matter of Michael G. And Debra J. Reichert vs. Kern County - REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)