SUMMARY OF PROCEEDINGS



BOARD OF SUPERVISORS - COUNTY OF KERN



1115 Truxtun Avenue

Bakersfield, California



Regular Meeting

Tuesday, March 10, 1998



10:00 A.M.

BOARD RECONVENED

Supervisors: McQuiston, Perez, Patrick, Peterson, Parra

ROLL CALL: All Present



SALUTE TO FLAG - Led by Supervisor McQuiston



NOTE: SUPERVISOR PATRICK INTRODUCED SARAH LEWIS, A SENIOR AT NORTH HIGH SCHOOL, WHO IS PARTICIPATING IN THE BOARD MEETING AS PART OF A GOVERNMENT CLASS ASSIGNMENT



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

PROCLAMATIONS/RESOLUTIONS
Pz-Pe

All Ayes

1) Request from Community Clean Sweep to present report on 1998 Pacific Bell Telephone Recycling Program and Present Certificates of Recognition to program participants - MARY BETH GARRISON, COMMUNITY CLEAN SWEEP, HEARD; MADE PRESENTATIONS TO MS. COMBS AND STUDENTS OF NEW LIFE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL, MS. FIMBRES AND STUDENTS OF FREMONT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, AND MS. ROXBURGH AND STUDENTS OF THORNER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL; SPECIAL RECOGNITION GIVEN TO KRISTYN SESSION, STEFANY PEREZ, AND CAITLIN CHAPMAN
Pe-Pa

All Ayes

2) Resolution honoring Mrs. Adeline Sanchez upon her retirement after 40 years of dedicated service to the Kern County Recorder's Office - ADOPTED RESOLUTION; MADE PRESENTATION TO ADELINE SANCHEZ; ADELINE SANCHEZ AND JIM MAPLES, ASSESSOR-RECORDER, HEARD
Pz-Pe

All Ayes

3) Proclamation proclaiming the month of March as "Social Worker Recognition Month" in Kern County - PROCLAIMED; MADE PRESENTATION TO DON DUDLEY, DIRECTOR OF HUMAN SERVICES, AND DR. MARVIN SOUTHARD, DIRECTOR OF MENTAL HEALTH; DON DUDLEY AND DR. MARVIN SOUTHARD HEARD
Pe-Mc

All Ayes

4) Request by Supervisor Ken Peterson to proclaim the week of March 16-21, 1998 as the 1st Annual Taft Disabilities Awareness Week in Kern County - PROCLAIMED; MADE PRESENTATION TO JOANN PATTON; JOANN PATTON, SANDRA POPEJOY, AND GABRIELLE DEDEK, HEARD
Pz-Pa

All Ayes

5) Proclamation proclaiming September 7, 1998 as Youth Movement Day in Kern County - PROCLAIMED; MADE PRESENTATION TO WESLEY CRAWFORD MUHAMMED; WESLEY CRAWFORD MUHAMMED HEARD
APPOINTMENTS/RESIGNATIONS
Pz-Pe

All Ayes

*6) Appointment of Don J. McKernan as First Supervisorial District Member (replacing Tom Ashlock) to the Water Resources Committee, term to expire December 31, 1999 - MADE APPOINTMENT
Pz-Pe

All Ayes

*7) Appointment of Brent Dezember as the Sixth Member (replacing James Sughrue) to the Retirement Board, term to expire December 31, 2000 - MADE APPOINTMENT
Pz-Pe

All Ayes

*8) Appointment of Darlene Denison as Third Supervisorial District Member (replacing Dr. Jack Goldsmith) to the Mental Health Services Board, term to expire December 31, 2000 - MADE APPOINTMENT
Pz-Pe

All Ayes

*9) Reappointment of Elena Calaustro as Third Supervisorial District Member to the Human Relations Commission, term to expire February 19, 2000 - MADE REAPPOINTMENT
Pz-Pe

All Ayes

*10) Reappointment of Reverend Douglas Hearn as First Supervisorial District Member to the Human Relations Commission, term to expire March 12, 2000 - MADE REAPPOINTMENT
Pz-Pe

All Ayes

*11) Reappointment of Carl Twisselman and appointment of Eric Stewart to the Grazing Advisory Board Section 15, terms to expire December 20, 2000 - MADE REAPPOINTMENT AND APPOINTMENT
Pz-Pe

All Ayes

*12) Reappointments of Jack Connell and Jim Neukirchner to the Grazing Advisory Board Section 3, terms to expire December 20, 2000 - MADE REAPPOINTMENTS
Pz-Pe

All Ayes

*13) Reappointments of Kathy Zimmerman and Dorothy Zaninovich to the North Kern Cemetery District, terms to expire March 5, 2002 - MADE REAPPOINTMENTS
Pz-Pe

All Ayes

*14) Resignation of Donald C. Zachary from the Public Cemetery District No. 1 of Kern County, term to expire July 21, 1998 - ACCEPTED RESIGNATION; DIRECTED CLERK OF THE BOARD TO POST VACANCY NOTICE
PUBLIC PRESENTATIONS
15) 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
NOTE: BOARD MEMBER ANNOUNCEMENTS WERE HEARD PRIOR TO PUBLIC PRESENTATIONS (AGENDA ITEM NO. 15)
BOARD MEMBER ANNOUNCEMENTS OR REPORTS









































Pa-Pz

All Ayes

16) 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 DISCUSSED THE NACO MEETINGS IN WASHINGTON, D.C. AND THE 1998 FEDERAL LEGISLATIVE PRIORITIES WHICH WERE DISCUSSED DURING THESE MEETINGS

SUPERVISOR PETERSON FURTHER DISCUSSED NACO MEETINGS IN WASHINGTON, D.C. AND INCLUDED INFORMATION RELATING TO THE NATIONAL RESOURCE COMMITTEE



SUPERVISOR McQUISTON DISCUSSED SOUTHWEST DEFENSE ALLIANCE MEETINGS ON MARCH 2 AND 3, 1998



SUPERVISOR PATRICK EXPRESSED APPRECIATION TO ALL WHO SPOKE ON HER BEHALF AT THE SENATE RULES COMMITTEE HEARING, WHICH RESULTED IN THE SENATE RULES COMMITTEE'S UNANIMOUS VOTE TO SEND HER NOMINATION TO THE CALIFORNIA AIR RESOURCES BOARD FOR FULL SENATE CONFIRMATION



Supervisor Patrick discussed recent annexation of the Palm and Olive neighborhoods into the City of Bakersfield and the legal notification process for annexations of unincorporated property - BECKY KAISER HEARD; RECEIVED AND FILED DOCUMENT; REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL AND THE COUNTY ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE TO REVIEW FOR REPORT BACK TO THE BOARD WITH A RECOMMENDATION THAT WOULD ENSURE GREATER PUBLIC NOTICE IN FUTURE ANNEXATION PROCEEDINGS AND ALSO REVIEW OPTIONS FOR REVERSAL OF ANNEXATIONS; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN LETTER TO CITY OF BAKERSFIELD REQUESTING THE CITY RECONSIDER THE ANNEXATION OF THESE AREAS



SUPERVISOR PARRA ANNOUNCED THAT SUPERVISORS PEREZ AND PATRICK WERE RUNNING UNCONTESTED FOR THEIR SUPERVISOR POSITIONS

DEPARTMENTAL REQUESTS



AGRICULTURAL COMMISSIONER

Pz-Pe

All Ayes

*17) Proposed renewal Agreement with California Crop Improvement Association for certified seed work conducted by County personnel, for FY 1997-98, in an amount not to exceed $5,000 to the County - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 113-98
Pz-Pe

All Ayes

*18) Proposed renewal of Agreement with State of California to reimburse Kern County for enforcing regulations of the Cotton Pests Host-Free Period (Pink Bollwork Cotton Plowdown Enforcement), for FY 1997-98, in an amount not to exceed $22,716 to the County - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 114-98
ASSESSOR-RECORDER
Pz-Pe

All Ayes

*19) Proposed Sole-Source Procurement of microfilm-to-digital image scanning services from PFA, Inc. and purchase of related software from Exigent Computer Group, Inc. for storage and retrieval of birth records - APPROVED SOLE-SOURCE PROCUREMENT OF MICROFILM-TO-DIGITAL IMAGE SCANNING SERVICES FROM PFA, INC. IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $40,000 AND THE PURCHASE OF RELATED IMPORT SOFTWARE FROM EXIGENT COMPUTER GROUP, INC. IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $10,000; AUTHORIZED PURCHASING AGENT TO ISSUE PURCHASE ORDER
BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
20) Request of Supervisor Perez to introduce the Miss Rosamond Queen candidates - SUPERVISOR PEREZ INTRODUCED SARAH EDGEWORTH, 1997 MISS ROSAMOND QUEEN; SARAH EDGEWORTH HEARD; 1998 QUEEN CANDIDATES: HEATHER MORRIS, CRYSTAL ROE, LINDSEY CASS, AND TIFFANY BARNHILL INTRODUCED AND HEARD; HEIDI THOMPSON, MISS ROSAMOND CHAIRPERSON, INTRODUCED
Pz-Pe

All Ayes

*21) Request of Supervisor Perez for letter of support to the California Department of Parks and Recreation regarding two grants for the Bureau of Land Management - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN
DISTRICT ATTORNEY
Pe-Pz

All Ayes

22) Request permission for District Attorney to make a short presentation to a Kern County citizen - APPROVED; DISTRICT ATTORNEY ED JAGELS MADE PRESENTATION TO SUPERVISOR BARBARA PATRICK, THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS, AND THE SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY UNIFIED AIR POLLUTION CONTROL DISTRICT FOR THEIR ASSISTANCE DURING THE SUNLAND OIL REFINERY CASE; SUPERVISOR PATRICK HEARD
Pz-Pe

All Ayes

*23) Proposed Agreement with IBM to provide AS/400 client/server technical expertise to the District Attorney's Family Support Division during the application development of the KIDZ Child Support Enforcement System, in an amount not to exceed $42,000 - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT
Pz-Pe

All Ayes

*24) Proposed Resolution to apply for funding for Violence Against Women Vertical Prosecution Program grant from the Office of Criminal Justice Planning ($108,000) for the period March 1, 1998 to February 28, 1999 - ADOPTED RESOLUTION 98-067 APPROVING SUBMITTAL OF APPLICATION
EMPLOYERS' TRAINING RESOURCE
Pz-Pe All Ayes *25) Unusual travel request for John Mollison, Karen Jones and Jay Doughty to attend the National Association of Workforce Development Professionals (NAWDP) 1998 Annual Conference in Miami Beach, FL, May 9-13, 1998, at an estimated cost of $5,000 to be funded by JTPA monies - APPROVED
Pz-Pe

All Ayes

*26) Request for payment of travel expenses for ETR subcontractors or Career Services Center partnering agencies, as authorized by the ETR Director or his designee, on behalf of JTPA, One-Stop Grant funds, or other grant funds as necessary; authorize the Auditor-Controller to process white claims for ETR subcontractors or Career Services Center partnering agencies, as authorized by the ETR Director, or his designee - APPROVED
Pz-Pe

All Ayes

*27) Proposed addition of one (1) full-time Administrative Aide I/II position and one (1) full-time Word Processing Technician I/II, effective March 14, 1998 - APPROVED; REFERRED TO PERSONNEL TO AMEND THE DEPARTMENTAL POSITIONS AND SALARY SCHEDULE
HUMAN SERVICES
Pz-Pe

All Ayes

*28) Proposed partial closure of the Department of Human Services on March 19, 1998, from 8:00 a.m. until 12:00 noon, in order for staff to attend the Kern Works III presentation at the Bakersfield Convention Center - APPROVED
Pz-Pe

All Ayes

29) Request Board approval of the issuance of the Request for Proposal: Client Services Coordination for implementation of CalWORKs Program - JOHN MOLLISON, DIRECTOR OF EMPLOYERS' TRAINING RESOURCE, AND DR. MARVIN SOUTHARD, DIRECTOR OF MENTAL HEALTH, HEARD; APPROVED; DIRECTED HUMAN SERVICES TO INCLUDE COUNTY COUNSEL ON THEIR RFP PREPARATION COMMITTEE AND EVALUATION COMMITTEE
Pz-Pe

All Ayes

*30) Unusual travel request for Nona Tolentino to attend the Child Welfare League of America National Conference in Washington, D.C., March 10-15, 1998, in an amount not to exceed $1,843 - APPROVED
Pz-Pe

All Ayes

*31) Unusual travel request for Patsy A. Radney to attend the two week Child Welfare Services Case Management System training session in Costa Mesa, in an amount not to exceed $1,999 - APPROVED
Pz-Pe

All Ayes

*32) Request Board discharge the Department of Human Services from accountability of 90 accounts totaling $71,850.99 - APPROVED
Pa-Pz

All Ayes

33) 1997 Christmas Cottage Project Result Summary - SUSAN WELLS, 1997 PROJECT COORDINATOR, RECOGNIZED PARTICIPANTS; RECEIVED AND FILED REPORT
Pz-Mc

All Ayes

34) Proposed acceptance of donation by the A. Miriam Jamison Children's Center Foundation of computer equipment valued at $30,000 - MARY PIVETTI, PRESIDENT OF THE A. MIRIAM JAMISON CHILDREN'S CENTER FOUNDATION, HEARD; APPROVED
KERN MEDICAL CENTER
Pz-Pe

All Ayes

*35) Relief of accountability of patient accounts - DISCHARGED KERN MEDICAL CENTER FROM ACCOUNTABILITY OF 2,766 ACCOUNTS TOTALING $702,232.11 AND ASSIGNED 2,727 ACCOUNTS TOTALING $634,464.44 TO COLLECTION AGENCIES
Pz-Pe

All Ayes

*36) Appointment of Jeffrey J. Crowley, M.D., and U.R. Varanasi, M.D., to Courtesy Medical Staff Membership and Albert McBride, M.D., to Active/Provisional Medical Staff Membership - APPROVED
Pz-Pe

All Ayes

*37) Unusual travel request for Mitesh Patel, M.D., to attend the Emergency Medicine Foundations/American College of Emergency Physicians Teaching Fellowship Program in Dallas, TX, May 26-June 5, 1998, in an amount not to exceed $2,266 - APPROVED
LIBRARY
Pz-Pe

All Ayes

*38) Unanticipated Revenue Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA), Baker Branch, $10,000 Non-English Language Materials Grant Program - APPROVED THE APPROPRIATION OF UNANTICIPATED REVENUE IN THE AMOUNT OF $10,000 TO APPROPRIATIONS FOR CONTINGENCIES; APPROVED THE BUDGET TRANSFER IN THE AMOUNT OF $10,000 FROM APPROPRIATION FOR CONTINGENCIES TO THE LIBRARY BUDGET UNIT 6210; AUTHORIZED DIRECTOR OF LIBRARIES TO EXECUTE NECESSARY GRANT DOCUMENTS
MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES
Pa-Pe

All Ayes

39) Notification of requested retroactive agreement with Catholic Charities, Diocese of Fresno, for FY 1997-98, for provision of representative payee services in the amount of $225,000 - RECEIVED AND FILED
Pz-Pe

All Ayes

*40) Proposed Amendment No. 1 ($65,625 for staff augmentation due to increased Medi-Cal revenue generation) to Agreement No. 390-97 with Bakersfield Memorial Hospital, Inc. for FY 1997-98 for provision of adult outpatient services to mentally ill clients in the Delano area, for a total amount not to exceed $317,714 - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 115-98
Pz-Pe

All Ayes

*41) Proposed Amendment No. 1 ($37,600 for staff augmentation due to increased Medi-Cal revenue generation) to Agreement No. 392-97 with Bakersfield Memorial Hospital, Inc. for FY 1997-98 for provision of mini-clinic outpatient services to mentally ill clients in the Southwest Bakersfield area, for a total amount not to exceed $227,600 - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 116-98
Pz-Pe

All Ayes

*42) Proposed Amendment No. 1 ($80,870) to Agreement No. 237-97 with Medical Doctor Associates, Inc. for FY 1997-98 for provision of additional licensed and qualified psychiatrists' services for mentally ill clients, for a total amount not to exceed $344,520 - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 117-98
PARKS AND RECREATION DEPARTMENT
Pz-Pe

All Ayes

*43) Gratuitous Boat Permits, Boy Scout Troops 848, 3, and 35 of Ridgecrest, Fiscal Impact $400 - AUTHORIZED ISSUANCE OF 1998 KERN COUNTY BOAT PERMITS, AS ESTABLISHED IN COUNTY ORDINANCE 13.08.170, FOR NINETEEN (19) CANOES AND ONE (1) KAYAK



Pz-Pe All Ayes
*44) Proposed implementation of Reservation Services System by Parks and Recreation Department for Buena Vista Campground and establishment of a $7.00 reservation service fee - APPROVED ESTABLISHMENT OF A RESERVATION SERVICE SYSTEM; SET TUESDAY, MARCH 24, 1998, AT 10:00 A.M. AS THE HEARING DATE ON PROPOSED RESERVATION SERVICE FEE; DIRECTED CLERK OF THE BOARD TO PUBLISH THE REQUIRED NOTICE IN A FORM PREPARED BY COUNTY COUNSEL
Pz-Pe

All Ayes

*45) Report on Results of Trial Program Permitting Use of Inflatable Tow Devices at Lake Ming and proposed discontinuance of program - APPROVED; RECEIVED AND FILED REPORT
Pz-Pe

All Ayes

*46) Proposed Ordinance adding Section 13.04.063 to the Ordinance Code regarding Vehicle Restrictions on off-road vehicles in County Parks, no fiscal impact - WAIVED READING; INTRODUCED ORDINANCE
PUBLIC HEALTH DEPARTMENT
Pz-Pe

All Ayes

*47) Proposed Agreement with Sage Community Health Center for Clinical Services, from March 15, 1998 to March 14, 1999, in an amount not to exceed $6,000 - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 118-98
Pz-Pe

All Ayes

*48) Proposed amendment to the Master Grant Agreement with the State Department of Health Services, for providing various services relative to AIDS for FY 1997-98, in an amount not to exceed $8,000 - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 119-98
Pz-Mc

All Ayes

49) Notification of requested retroactive Agreement with Drummond Medical Group for provision of Radiology Services - RECEIVED AND FILED
Pz-Pe

All Ayes

*50) Proposed Agreement for Supplemental State Award of $27,720 to Fund Housing Homeless Tuberculosis Patients for FY 1997-98 - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 120-98; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN RELATED DOCUMENTS
Pz-Pe

All Ayes

*51) Authorization to Pay Standby Time to Public Health Nurses during the week of February 22, 1998, regarding County Emergency Operations Center Activation for Lamont/McFarland Flooding - APPROVED
SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT
Pz-Pe

All Ayes

*52) Application to hold a parade, St. Augustine Catholic Church on April 10, 1998 - FOUND THAT THE SHERIFF HAS NOTED HIS APPROVAL ON THE PERMIT AND THAT THE PARADE WILL NOT RESULT IN THE UNDUE OR UNMANAGEABLE OBSTRUCTION OR HINDRANCE OF TRAFFIC ON THE HIGHWAY WHERE IT IS TO BE HELD; WILL NOT LEAD TO BREACH OF THE PEACE, PROPERTY DAMAGE, OR OTHER DISORDERLY OR UNLAWFUL CONDUCT; WILL NOT CONFLICT WITH OTHER PARADES PREVIOUSLY GRANTED PERMITS, AND THAT THE SHERIFF HAS FACILITIES TO PROPERLY SUPERVISE THE PARADE; APPROVED PERMIT; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN
Pz-Pe

All Ayes

*53) Application to hold a parade, Kern River Valley Little League on April 18, 1998 - FOUND THAT THE SHERIFF HAS NOTED HIS APPROVAL ON THE PERMIT AND THAT THE PARADE WILL NOT RESULT IN THE UNDUE OR UNMANAGEABLE OBSTRUCTION OR HINDRANCE OF TRAFFIC ON THE HIGHWAY WHERE IT IS TO BE HELD; WILL NOT LEAD TO BREACH OF THE PEACE, PROPERTY DAMAGE, OR OTHER DISORDERLY OR UNLAWFUL CONDUCT; WILL NOT CONFLICT WITH OTHER PARADES PREVIOUSLY GRANTED PERMITS, AND THAT THE SHERIFF HAS FACILITIES TO PROPERLY SUPERVISE THE PARADE; APPROVED PERMIT; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN
CLOSED SESSION



COUNTY COUNSEL

Pa-Pz

All Ayes

54) Request for closed session regarding a lawsuit entitled Leonard Findley, et al v. County of Kern, et al; Kern County Superior Court Case No. 233501 AEW (Government Code Section 54956.9(a)) - CONTINUED TO TUESDAY, MARCH 10, 1998, AT 2:00 P.M. (SEE ITEM NO. 42)
Pa-Pz

All Ayes

55) Request for closed session regarding significant exposure to litigation against the County (Government Code Section 54956.9 (b)(1)(3)(C)) - CONTINUED TO TUESDAY, MARCH 10, 1998, AT 2:00 P.M. (SEE ITEM NO. 43)
Pa-Pz 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, March 10, 1998



2:00 P.M



BOARD RECONVENED

Supervisors: McQuiston, Perez, Patrick, Peterson, Parra

ROLL CALL: 4 Present; 1 Absent: Supervisor Patrick



Note: Supervisor Patrick entered Board meeting immediately following roll call



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! - BRIAN MORROW EXPRESSED APPRECIATION TO SUPERVISOR PATRICK FOR SENDING CORRESPONDENCE TO THE CITY OF BAKERSFIELD RELATING TO THE PALM AND OLIVE AREA ANNEXATIONS
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

Pa-Pe

All Ayes

*3) Transfer of Property Tax Entitlement - City of Tehachapi Annexation No. 71 - APPROVED; ADOPTED RESOLUTION 98-068; AUTHORIZED AUDITOR-CONTROLLER TO TRANSFER A PORTION OF COUNTY'S PROPERTY TAX ENTITLEMENT TO CITY OF TEHACHAPI COMMENCING FY 1998-99 IN ACCORDANCE WITH MOU BETWEEN CITY OF TEHACHAPI AND COUNTY
Pa-Pe

All Ayes

*4) California Medi-Cal Disproportionate Share Hospital Program - Transfer of Funds - 1) APPROVED APPROPRIATION OF UNANTICIPATED REVENUE TO APPROPRIATIONS FOR CONTINGENCIES (GENERAL FUND) IN AMOUNT OF $5,709,148; 2) APPROVED BUDGET TRANSFER FROM APPROPRIATIONS FOR CONTINGENCIES (GENERAL FUND) IN AMOUNT OF $5,709,148 TO CONTRIBUTIONS FOR MEDICAL CARE BUDGET UNIT (#4204); 3) APPROVED APPROPRIATION OF UNANTICIPATED REVENUE OF $18,478,583 (REVENUE CODE 4049 - $8,221,109 AND REVENUE CODE 4028 - $10,257,474) IN BUDGET UNIT 8997, KERN MEDICAL CENTER ENTERPRISE FUND 35030; AND 4) APPROVED BUDGET TRANSFER FROM APPROPRIATIONS FOR CONTINGENCIES (KMC ENTERPRISE FUND #35030) IN AMOUNT OF $18,478,583 TO KERN MEDICAL CENTER
Pz-Mc

All Ayes

5) Authorization to Issue Requests for Proposals for County Employee Self-Insured Health, Prescription Drug and Dental Benefit Programs - ROY WEYGAND, PRESIDENT OF KERNTAX; CLAY KOERNER, GAGOSIAN AND KOERNER; JOHN NEXIS; AND ALLAN HIND, WALTER MORTENSON INSURANCE, HEARD; RECEIVED AND FILED DOCUMENT; CONTINUED TO TUESDAY, MARCH 17, 1998 AT 2:00 P.M.
Pa-Pe

All Ayes

*6) Proposed salary adjustments to address critical recruitment/retention problem for Pharmacist, Per Diem Pharmacist, and Clinical Pharmacist Classification Series at Kern Medical Center - APPROVED; REFERRED TO PERSONNEL TO AMEND DEPARTMENTAL POSITIONS AND SALARY SCHEDULE
Pa-Pe

All Ayes

*7) Proposed Guidelines for Payment of Financial Incentives to Kern Economic Development Corporation - APPROVED
Pe-Pa

All Ayes

8) FY 1998-99 Financial Forecast and Budget Development Guidelines - LES CLARK, INDEPENDENT OIL PRODUCERS AGENCY, HEARD; APPROVED; AUTHORIZED COUNTY ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE TO ISSUE GUIDELINES TO ALL COUNTY DEPARTMENTS
COUNTY ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE

General Services Division



S.D. #2

Pa-Pe

All Ayes

*9) Request to set hearing for renewal of franchise for Antelope Valley Mutual Water Company - ADOPTED RESOLUTION 98-069 SETTING HEARING FOR TUESDAY, APRIL 14, 1998, AT 2:00 P.M.; DIRECTED CLERK OF THE BOARD TO PUBLISH
S.D. #3
Pa-Pe

All Ayes

*10) Proposed Bid Package for Car Rental Concession Agreements at Meadows Field Airport - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED GENERAL SERVICES AND DEPARTMENT OF AIRPORTS TO SOLICIT BIDS AND RETURN TO THE BOARD WITH BID RESULTS AND PROPOSED AGREEMENTS
All S.D.'s
Pa-Pe

All Ayes

*11) Continuation of Local Emergency and request for related additional funding - EXTENDED LOCAL EMERGENCY FOR ADDITIONAL TWO-WEEK PERIOD; APPROVED APPROPRIATION OF $60,000.00 FROM APPROPRIATIONS FOR CONTINGENCIES TO BUDGET UNIT 2850, EMERGENCY SERVICES
Pa-Pe

All Ayes

*12) Request to receive and file Franchise Bond from SFPP, L.P., for Franchise F-248 - RECEIVED AND FILED SAFECO INSURANCE COMPANY BOND NO. 5909521; RELEASED AMERICAN CASUALTY COMPANY OF READING PENNSYLVANIA FRANCHISE BOND NO. 13766633773
Pa-Pe

All Ayes

*13) Report on use of the Kern County Fairgrounds for County Events - RECEIVED AND FILED



COUNTY COUNSEL
Pa-Pe

All Ayes

*14) Proposed ordinance adding subparagraph (78) to Section 10.16.041 of the Kern County Ordinance Code concerning a no stopping zone on State Road - WAIVED READING; INTRODUCED ORDINANCE
Pa-Pe

All Ayes

*15) Proposed ordinance adding subparagraph (47) to Section 10.16.160 of the Kern County Ordinance Code concerning bus loading zone on Hall Road - WAIVED READING; INTRODUCED ORDINANCE
RESOURCE MANAGEMENT AGENCY

Community Development Program Department

S.D. #1

Pa-Pe

All Ayes

*16) Amendment to Agreement and Amendment to Deed of Trust in Connection with the Obligation of HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME) Funds to Casitas-80, L.P. for the 80-Unit Casitas Apartments Project in the City of Delano; No Funding Impact - APPROVED AMENDMENT NO. 2 TO AGREEMENT AND AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 121-98; APPROVED AMENDMENT NO. 1 TO DEED OF TRUST AND AUTHORIZED CD DIRECTOR TO SIGN



S.D. #2
Pa-Pe

All Ayes

*17) Project Agreement with the Mojave Public Utility District to allocate Community Development Block Grant Funds for Implementation of the Cache Creek Water System Improvements Activity; Funding: $150,000; Federal CDBG; Budgeted; FY 1996-97 - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 122-98



S.D. #5
Pa-Pe

All Ayes

*18) Project Agreement with the City of Arvin Obligating $219,560 of County Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Funds for the Design and Construction of Streetscape and Facade Improvements along Bear Mountain Boulevard Within the City of Arvin and Amendment #3 to Agreement No. 006-93 with RRM Design Group, Providing $39,800 in CDBG Funds for Associated Design Services; Funding: $219,560; Federal CDBG Funds; Budgeted - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 123-98 AND AGREEMENT 124-98
Pa-Pe

All Ayes

*19) Subordination of County Loan Documents in Connection with Loan of $375,000 in HOME Program Funds to Mercy Housing California XI for the 56-Unit Madison Place Apartments Project in the City of Bakersfield; No Funding Impact - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED THE COUNTY CD PROGRAM DIRECTOR TO SIGN SUBORDINATION AGREEMENT AND ESTOPPEL CERTIFICATE
Pa-Pe

All Ayes

*20) Contract Change Order No. 2 for Construction of the Downtown Arvin Revitalization Program - Landscaping Improvements (Phase II) - Net Addition $11,602.57; Funding: $11,602.57; Federal CDBG Funds; Budgeted - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN



RESOURCE MANAGEMENT AGENCY

Engineering & Survey Services Department

S.D. #3

Pa-Pe

All Ayes

*21) Proposed Indemnification Agreement with LAFCO for Annexation No. 9 to County Service Area 17, (Orangewood) Parcel Map No. 9857 - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 125-98
Pa-Pe

All Ayes

*22) Tract 5448, Unit 3; West of Rudd Avenue, South of Rosedale Highway, Release of Faithful Performance Security for Street, Water and Sewer 1-Year Guarantee Period; Norman Development Company - RELEASED THE 10% FAITHFUL PERFORMANCE BOND #155262S, UNDERWRITTEN BY DEVELOPERS INSURANCE COMPANY, IN THE AMOUNT OF $85,959.00
Pa-Pe

All Ayes

*23) Tract 5448, Unit 4; West of Rudd Avenue, South of Rosedale Highway, Release of Faithful Performance Security for Street, Water and Sewer 1-Year Guarantee Period; Release of Laborers and Materialmen Security; Norman Development Company - RELEASED THE LABORERS AND MATERIALMEN SECURITY BOND #163747S, UNDERWRITTEN BY DEVELOPERS INSURANCE COMPANY, IN THE AMOUNT OF $39,203.00; RELEASED THE 10% FAITHFUL PERFORMANCE BOND #163747S, UNDERWRITTEN BY DEVELOPERS INSURANCE COMPANY, IN THE AMOUNT OF $27,943.00



S.D. #4
Pa-Pe

All Ayes

*24) Contract 98009, Construction of Buttonwillow Drainage Improvements; Project No. 8920.23.96.1 - ACCEPTED THE LOW BID OF $209,995 SUBMITTED BY GRIFFITH COMPANY; AUTHORIZED THE ROADS DEPARTMENT TO RELEASE ALL OTHER BID GUARANTEES; AUTHORIZED THE ROADS DEPARTMENT TO PREPARE NECESSARY CONTRACT DOCUMENTS



RESOURCE MANAGEMENT AGENCY

Environmental Health Services Department

Animal Control Division

Pa-Pe

All Ayes

*25) Proposed addition of one Animal Care Worker and deletion of one Typist Clerk II position, effective March 10, 1998 - APPROVED; REFERRED TO PERSONNEL TO AMEND DEPARTMENTAL POSITIONS AND SALARY SCHEDULE



RESOURCE MANAGEMENT AGENCY

Planning Department



All S.D.'s

Pa-Pe

All Ayes

*26) 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 (from February 2, 1998) - CONTINUED TO MONDAY, MARCH 30, 1998, AT 2:00 P.M. TO ALLOW AMPLE TIME TO CONDUCT PUBLIC WORKSHOPS



RESOURCE MANAGEMENT AGENCY

Roads Department



S.D. #3

Pa-Pe

All Ayes

*27) County Road 3796, Proposed Contract for Special Services - Real Estate Appraiser with Karpe Fisher Merriman, Inc., for evaluation of certain property in connection with the improvement of Calloway Drive between Rosedale Highway and Bakersfield City Limits, in an amount not to exceed $2,100 - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 126-98; AUTHORIZED AUDITOR-CONTROLLER TO PAY
Pa-Pe

All Ayes

*28) Contract No. 98023, Plans, Specifications, Notice to Contractors for Construction of Meadows Field Taxiway A Rehabilitation and Taxiway Lighting Circuit Replacement - MADE FINDING THAT PROJECT IS EXEMPT FROM CEQA PER SECTION 15301 (c),(f), AND SECTION 15302; 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 APRIL 15, 1998, 11:00 A.M.
Pa-Pe

All Ayes

*29) Contract No. 96032, Contract Change Order No. 6 for Construction of Meadows Field Runway, 30R/12L, Asphalt Concrete Overlay, Reconstruction, Shoulder Stabilization and Centerline Lighting System, in the amount of $3,668.37 increase - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN



All S.D.'s
Pa-Pe

All Ayes

*30) Sole source acquisition of Traffic Engineering software from Crossroads Software - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED PURCHASING AGENT TO ISSUE A PURCHASE ORDER IN THE AMOUNT OF $16,135.76
CONSIDERATION OF ORDINANCES INTRODUCED ON TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 1998 -
Pa-Pe

All Ayes

*31) Ordinance adding subparagraph (15) to Section 10.24.021, Chapter 10.24 of the Kern County Ordinance Code concerning establishing a handicap parking zone along the south side of Center Street - ENACTED ORDINANCE G-6477
Pa-Pe

All Ayes

*32) Ordinance adding subparagraph (77) to Section 10.16.041, Chapter 10.16 of the Kern County Code concerning no stopping on Fairfax Road - ENACTED ORDINANCE G-6478
Pa-Pe

All Ayes

*33) Ordinance adding subsection 10.16.049 and subparagraph (1) to Chapter 10.16 of the Kern County Ordinance Code concerning no stopping zones near the town of Shafter on Merced Avenue - ENACTED ORDINANCE G-6479
Pa-Pe

All Ayes

*34) Ordinance adding subparagraph (5) to Section 10.16.140 of the Ordinance Code concerning no parking on North Lincoln Street in Taft (Continued from 2/10/98, 2/24/98) - ENACTED ORDINANCE G-6480
MATTERS FOR EXECUTIVE APPROVAL
Pa-Pe

All Ayes

*35) Budget Transfers - APPROVED #177 THROUGH #188 AND 190 THROUGH 191
Pe-Pz

All Ayes

#36) Budget Transfer for Kern Sanitation Authority - APPROVED #189
Pa-Pe

All Ayes

*37) Travel Requests (Out of State) - APPROVED E. DAVIS TO LAS VEGAS, NV; G. WILFORD TO RENO, NV; C. ECKARD AND RICK WILLIAMSON TO APPLETON, WI; R. KLINOFF AND D. GOODELL TO WASHINGTON, D.C.; L. GARDNER TO SALT LAKE CITY, UT; D. MOORE TO LAS VEGAS, NV; C. DONG TO ORLANDO, FL;
Pa-Pe

All Ayes

*38) Minutes for the Week of February 9, 1998 - APPROVED WITH CORRECTION TO FEBRUARY 10, 1998, 2:00 P.M., ITEM NUMBER 13 TO REMOVE THE CONSENT (*) SIGN
Pa-Pe

All Ayes

*39) Miscellaneous Letters and Documents - FILED
Pa-Pe

All Ayes

*40) Miscellaneous Departmental Referrals by Clerk of the Board - APPROVED AND FILED
Pa-Pe

All Ayes

*41) Claims and Law Suits filed with and referred by the Clerk of the Board - APPROVED AND FILED
CLOSED SESSIONS



COUNTY COUNSEL

Pz-Pa

All Ayes

42) Request for closed session regarding a lawsuit entitled Leonard Findley, et al v. County of Kern, et al; Kern County Superior Court Case No. 233501 AEW (Government Code Section 54956.9(a)) (Continued from 3/10/98 A.M. - Item No. 54) -
Pz-Pa

All Ayes

43) Request for closed session regarding significant exposure to litigation against the County (Government code Section 54956.90(b)(1)(3)(C)) (Continued from 3/10/98 A.M. - Item No. 55) -
Pa-Pz RECONVENED FROM CLOSED SESSION AND ADJOURNED TO MONDAY, MARCH 16, 1998 AT 2:00 P.M.







Clerk of the Board







Chairman, Board of Supervisors

39) MISCELLANEOUS LETTERS AND DOCUMENTS - FILED
Department of Agriculture
A) Letter to Nancy J. Jackson, Chief, Auditing Division re Minor Audit Findings (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
Auditor-Controller-County Clerk
B) Certification of the Results of the Special Election held February 24, 1998
Clerk of the Board
C) Received, certified, and forwarded to Recorder for Recordation as follows:

1) Tract Map No. 5418-Unit 4 (S.D. 3)

2) Tract Map No. 5842-Phase 1 (S.D. 2)

3) Tract Map No. 5877-Phase A (S.D. 4)

4) Parcel Map No. 10112 (S.D. 4)

5) Parcel Map No. 10298 (S.D. 1)

6) Parcel Map No. 10332 (S.D. 1)

7) Parcel Map No. 10456 (S.D. 3)

8) Parcel Map No. 10467 (S.D. 4)

9) Parcel Map No. 10469 (S.D. 1)

District Attorney
D) Letter to the Board of Supervisors re "Dope Stinks" as Anti-drug program for kids (Copy to each Supervisor)
Employers Training Resource
E) JTPA Agreements:
1) A. B. Dick Products of Bakersfield dba A. B. Dick, IPS, JTPA Title III-E, dated February 17, 1998;

2) Code Precast Products, Inc., JTPA Title 402, dated January 23, 1998;

3) Corrosion Controls, Inc. dba C.C.I. Sales & Service, JTPA Title II-A, dated February 17, 1998;

4) Dopaco, Inc., JTPA Title III-E, dated January 22, 1998;

5) Dopaco, Inc., JTPA Title III-E, dated February 8, 1998;

6) Dopaco, Inc., JTPA Title III-E, dated February 8, 1998;

7) Dopaco, Inc., JTPA Title II-A, dated February 10, 1998;

8) Dopaco, Inc., JTPA Title III-E, dated February 24, 1998;

9) Dopaco, Inc., JTPA Title III-E, dated February 24, 1998;

10) Dopaco, Inc., JTPA Title II-A, dated February 24, 1998;

11) Garden District Flowers, Inc., JTPA Title IIIE, dated February 2, 1998;

12) Global Industrial Contractors, Inc., JTPA Title IIIE, dated February 19, 1998;

13) Koiyan International Ltd., JTPA Title II-A, dated February 5, 1998;

14) MDS Communications, Corporation dba Mount Develop- ment Services, JTPA Title III-E, dated February 5, 1998;

15) MDS Communications, Corporation dba Mount Develop- ment Services, JTPA Title II-A, dated February 5, 1998;

16) MDS Communications, Corporation dba Mount Develop- ment Services, JTPA Title II-A, dated February 10, 1998;

17) Pensinger Motor Homes, Inc., JTPA Title IIC, dated January 29, 1998;

18) Prince Enterprises Bonding & Insurance dba Prince Insurance, JTPA Title II-A, dated January 22, 1998;

19) Rio Colorado Seeds, Inc., JTPA Title III-E, dated February 17, 1998;

20) Stier's Leisure Vehicles, JTPA Title III-E, dated January 29, 1998;

Grand Jury
F) Grand Jury 1997/98 Final Report, Rand Communities Water District (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO, County Counsel and ESS)
G) 1997-98 Final Report-Planning and Development Services Department (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO, Planning, County Counsel and RMA)
Local Agency Formation Commission
H) Proceeding No. 1237, Report and Recommendation in the matter of City of Bakersfield: Annexation No. 396 (Allen Road No. 2) (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
I) Proceeding No. 1238, Report and Recommendation in the matter of Wheeler Ridge/Maricopa Water: Storage District: Annexation No. 8 (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
J) Proceeding No. 1239, Report and Recommendation in the matter of City of Bakersfield: Annexation No. 397 (Brimhall No. 4)
K) Agenda of Meeting for February 24, 1998 (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
L) Summary of Meeting from January 27, 1998 (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
Municipal Court
M) Memorandum re 1998 Kern County Trial Courts Uniform Bail and Penalty Schedule (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO and County Counsel)
Planning
N) Recorded Irrevocable Offer of Dedication in the matter of Rickey C. Williams
O) Recorded Grant of Avigation Easement in the matter of Robert W. Daniels
P) Recorded Grant of Avigation Easement in the matter of Texaco Refining and Marketing, Inc.
Resource Management Agency
Q) Letter re Public Distribution of Road Closure Report (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
Roads
R) Letter to Marina Wren re installation of speed bumps, or pavement undulations (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
S) Letter to Debbie Ferris re installation of speed bumps, or pavement undulations (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
T) Letter to Shay Slusser re installation of speed bumps, or pavement undulations (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
Sheriff's
U) Letter to Sally Reed, Director California DMV re AB 720, Vehicle Registration Fee (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO, Auditor and County Counsel)
Treasurer and Tax Collector
V) Cash Receipts and Disbursements
Miscellaneous
W) Letter from Kern Council of Governments re new location of February meeting for the Transportation Planning Policy Committee (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO and County Counsel)
X) Letter from State Board of Equalization, Property Tax Department re Application for Changed Assessment Form BOE-305-AH (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO, AAB, Assessor and County Counsel)
Y) Letter from Michael Ryan re Jury Services (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO and Superior Court)
Z) Letter from Richard G. McBurnie re Richard Prado-East Bakersfield Senior Center (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
AA) Letter from City of Ridgecrest re Resolution in support of the Joint Strike Fighter Jobs Bill (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
BB) Letter from PG&E re 1998 Rule 20A allocation and annual summary of available electric underground conversion funds for Kern County (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO, ESS and General Services)
CC) Letter from Hugh McCormick re actions of the Tehachapi Hospital District Board of Directors and request for information (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO and County Counsel)
DD) Letter from Superior Tank re Pacific Resources Bond No. 5181FP: Aerial Acres Water Co., Inc. (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO, and General Services)
EE) Letter from Mayor Bob Price, City of Bakersfield, re support for the Centennial Plaza (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
FF) Letter from Kathleen Connell, State Controller re State-County Property Tax Administration Program (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO, Assessor, Auditor and County Counsel)
GG) Letter from Department of Corrections re State Building Notification-Project No. 9402006, re potential lease of property located at 5531 Business Park South and 2019 Westwind Drive, Bakersfield (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO, Auditor, Treasurer, Assessor and County Counsel)
HH) Invitation to the Bakersfield Municipal Court for the Swearing-In Ceremony of Colette M. Humphrey (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
II) Bulletin from U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation, re Title 34 Update, A Year of Accomplishment (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
JJ) Notice of Proposed Rulemaking from the Department of the Youth Authority (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO, Probation and Auditor-Controller)
KK) Department of Food and Agriculture Proposed Changes in the Regulations Title 3, California Code of Regulations, Section 3591.16, Red Imported Fire Ant Eradication Area (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO and Ag Department)
LL) Meeting Advisory from Bureau of Reclamation, Mid-Pacific Region re Task Force Meeting on the lower Stony Creek Fish, Wildlife, and Water Use Management Plan (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
MM) Resolution of the Board of Supervisors of the County of Imperial regarding the Food Quality Protection Act (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO and Ag Department)
NN) Notice of Federal Register from the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention re Proposed Comprehensive Plan for Fiscal Year 1998 (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
OO) California Department of Social Services, newsletter (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
PP) California Environmental Protection Agency, Department of Toxic Substances Control, newsletter re Former Panorama Burn Dump Removal Action (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO, Waste Management and County Counsel)
QQ) U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation news release re Central Valley Project Water Supply availability for 1998 (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
RR) U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation news release re draft Environmental Assessment/Initial study for water acquisition (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
SS) PG&E newsletter re current issues in the utility industry (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO and General Services)
TT) American Land Rights Association, National Inholders Association, newsletter (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO, Planning and County Counsel)
UU) National Institute of Justice program re the Orange County, Florida, Jail Educational and Vocational Programs (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO and Sheriff)
VV) Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, bulletin re "Development Pathways in Boys' Disruptive and Delinquent Behavior" (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
WW) Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, bulletin re "Capacity Building for Juvenile Substance Abuse Treatment" (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
XX) California Forest Stewardship Coordinating Committee, Forestland Steward, newsletter re dead and dying trees: part of a healthy forest (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO and Parks)
YY) California State University, Sacramento, brochure re making welfare work (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO and Human Services)
ZZ) California Rail News published by the Train Riders Association of California (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
AAA) U. S. Department of Justice book re guidelines and applications for Drug Court Grant Program, Fiscal Year 1998 (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
BBB) Bureau of Reclamation, Mid-Pacific Region, meeting advisory re informal open house sessions scheduled on Draft Environmental Assessment for annual Klamath Project Operations Plan (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO, Planning and County Counsel)
CCC) Notice of Proposed changes in regulations of the Fish and Game Commission (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO and Parks)
DDD) Wasco Redevelopment Agency Public Hearing Notice re Amendment No. 2 to the Wasco Redevelopment Plan for the City of Wasco (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
EEE) U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Public Notice of extension of the period for public comment on a draft permit which regulates the emission of air pollutants (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO and APCD)
FFF) Kern Council of Governments Transportation Planning Committee, minutes of meeting of January 15, 1998 (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
GGG) Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board, Meeting Agenda for Friday, February 27, 1998 (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
HHH) State of California Fish and Game Commission, agenda for March 5, 1998 (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
III) Kern County Aids Advisory Board, agenda for March 4, 1998 (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
JJJ) City of Bakersfield, notice of cancellation of the regular meeting of the Planning Commission (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO, County Counsel and Planning)
40) LETTERS RECEIVED AND REFERRED BY CLERK OF THE BOARD -

APPROVED AND FILED

A) Application for Alcohol Beverage License(s)-Oasis Mini Mart, 1731 Niles Street, Bakersfield, CA.; Inyokern Chevron, 6260 Highway 178, Inyokern, CA.; Highland Cafe, 2201 N. Chester Avenue, Bakersfield, CA.; Rigos Taco No. 9, 2199 Edison Highway, Bakersfield, CA. (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO and County Counsel)
B) Letter from Tagram System Corp. re computer system purchases and general product information -REFERRED TO GENERAL SERVICES (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
C) Letter from Kern County Superintendent of Schools requesting that the Kern County Board of Supervisors pass a resolution adhering to Education Code Section 35765 -REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL
D) Letter from Jesse M. Boyar re concern over the Three Strikes Law -REFERRED TO COUNTY ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE (Copy to each Supervisor)
E) Letter from B.J. Tucker and Associates in reference to letter dated January 15, 1998 re CUP #10, Map No. 46, Parcel Map 10226 -REFERRED TO PLANNING (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO and County Counsel)
F) Letter from Albert C. Herron re trash collection service -REFERRED TO WASTE MANAGEMENT (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO and County Counsel)
G) Letter from Lamont Storm Water District re opening of the Tamarisk Levee -REFERRED TO CAO, COUNTY COUNSEL AND GENERAL SERVICES (Copy to each Supervisor)
H) Letter from the City of Ridgecrest re adoption of a Resolution supporting Enactment of Senate Bill 1376 Owens Valley Mitigation Measures -REFERRED TO COUNTY ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE (Copy to each Supervisor)
I) Letter from Indian Wells Valley Cooperative Water Management Group re Proposed Kern County Biosolids Ordinance -REFERRED TO PLANNING (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO and County Counsel)
J) Letter from California State Auditor re report entitled "Kern County: Management Weakness at Critical Points in its Child Protective Services Process may also be pervasive throughout the state" -REFERRED TO HUMAN SERVICES AND CAO (Copy to each Supervisor and County Counsel)
K) Letter from Kathleen Connell, Controller of the State of California, re State Mandated Costs Claiming Instructions No. 98-4 -REFERRED TO AUDITOR-CONTROLLER-COUNTY CLERK (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
L) Letter from CSAC re Juvenile Crime Enforcement and Accountability Challenge Grant Program -REFERRED TO PROBATION (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
M) Letter from Kern County Waste Management Association re current franchise system -REFERRED TO WASTE MANAGEMENT (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO and County Counsel)
N) Letter from Angelina Carmen Morosa re request for information responsive to Internal Revenue Service of Puerto Rico's action and notice and demand for information pursuant of the Freedom of Information Act -REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL AND ASSESSOR (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
O) Letter from Law Offices of Young Wooldridge re Proposed Draft Ordinance regarding water transfers outside of Kern County and its watersheds -REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL AND PLANNING (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
P) Letter from William F. Reagan and Dolores B. Reagan re Kern County Biosolids Ordinance -REFERRED TO PLANNING (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO and County Counsel)
Q) Letter from Joyce Gardenhire re dump fees charged with property taxes -REFERRED TO WASTE MANAGEMENT (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO and County Counsel)
R) Minutes of Meeting from Board of Supervisors, County of Siskiyou, re Request for support of AB-390, targeted tax and hiring credits for the specific purpose of maximizing Aerospace employment on the Joint Strike Fighter Project in California -REFERRED TO CAO (Copy to each Supervisor)
41) CLAIMS AND LAW SUITS FILED WITH AND REFERRED BY THE CLERK OF THE BOARD - APPROVED AND FILED
A) Claim in the matter of Harold and Wanda Alexander vs. Kern County -REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
B) Claim in the matter of Steven Alvarez vs. Kern County -REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
C) Claim in the matter of Robert James Bruns vs. Kern County -REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
D) Claim in the matter of Dennis Joseph Cordova vs. Kern County -REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
E) Claim in the matter of Diane and Michael Currie vs. Kern County -REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
F) Claim in the matter of Laraye Denise Davis vs. Kern County -REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
G) Claim in the matter of Steven Michael Gale vs. Kern County -REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
H) Claim in the matter of Melanie A. Hoyt vs. Kern County -REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
I) Claim in the matter of Industrial Indemnity Company vs. Kern County -REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
J) Equal Employment Opportunity Company (EEOC) Referral of a Notice of Right to Sue to the U.S. Department of Justice in the matter of Sylvia Johnson vs. Kern County -REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
K) Claim in the matter of Melanie McKinnon vs. Kern County -REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
L) Claim in the matter of Malcolm Rawls vs. Kern County -REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
M) Claim in the matter of Felicia T. Walker vs. Kern County -REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
N) Claim in the matter of Sandra Willeford, individually and Brooklynn R. Willeford and Zachary T. Willeford, minors, by and through their guardian ad litem vs. Kern County -REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)