SUMMARY OF PROCEEDINGS

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS - COUNTY OF KERN

Regular Meeting

Tuesday, May 13, 1997

10:00 A.M

BOARD TO RECONVENED

Supervisors: McQuiston, Perez, Patrick, Peterson, Parra

ROLL CALL: Three Present; Two Absent: Supervisors McQuiston and Perez

SALUTE TO FLAG - Led by Supervisor Parra

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 (*) WERE CONSIDERED TO BE ROUTINE AND APPROVED BY ONE MOTION

BOARD ACTION SHOWN IN CAPS OR UNDERLINED

RESOLUTIONS/PROCLAMATIONS
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3 Ayes

2 Ab/Mc- Pz

1) Proclamation proclaiming the week of May 11, 1997 as Burn Survivors Week in Kern County - PROCLAIMED; MADE PRESENTATION TO WALLY GROGAN AND JIM AHL, LOCAL 1301 FIREFIGHTERS UNION; JIM AHL HEARD

Pr-Pe

3 Ayes

2 Ab/Mc-Pz

2) Proclamations proclaiming May 19 through 25, 1997 as Clean Air Week and May 21, 1997 as "Clean Air Blue Ribbon Day" in Kern County - PROCLAIMED; MADE PRESENTATIONS TO

LINDA URATA, PROJECT CLEAN AIR; LINDA URATA HEARD

Pr-Pe

3 Ayes

2 Ab/Mc-Pz

3) Proclamation proclaiming May 11 through 17, 1997 as National Nursing Home Week in Kern County, "Caring for the Ages" - PROCLAIMED; MADE PRESENTATION TO LYNN GANN, ADMINISTRATOR, PARKVIEW REAL AND WAYNE SMITH, KERN COUNTY CHAPTER OF THE CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF SKILLED NURSING FACILITIES; LYNN GANN AND WAYNE SMITH HEARD; EDITH MC CHRISTIAN AND ARDINA METTLER INTRODUCED

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3 Ayes

2 Ab/Mc-Pz

4) Proclamation proclaiming May 18, 1997 as Bakersfield Play Center Day in Kern County - PROCLAIMED; MADE PRESENTATION TO CINDY MC CANN, PRESIDENT; CINDY MC CANN HEARD

Pe-Pr

3 Ayes

2 Ab/Mc-Pz

*5) Proclamation proclaiming May 12 through 17, 1997 as Kern River Valley Historical Society Week in Kern County - PROCLAIMED; REFERRED TO CLERK OF THE BOARD FOR PREPARATION
Pr-Pe

3 Ayes

2 Ab/Mc-Pz

6) Proclamation proclaiming week of May 11, 1997 as Kern County Taxpayers Awareness Week in Kern County - PROCLAIMED; MADE PRESENTATION TO ROY WEYGAND, PRESIDENT OF KERNTAX; ROY WEYGAND HEARD

DEPARTMENTAL REQUESTS

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

Pe-Pr

3 Ayes

2 Ab/Mc-Pz

*7) Proposed acceptance of conditional donation of F4-U Phantom aircraft from the Department of the Air Force and approval of related Conditional Deed of Gift Agreement and Assurance of Compliance, for static display by the Boron Chamber of Commerce at the Boron Twenty Mule Team Museum - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 221-97
COUNTY ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE

Legislative Matter:

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3 Ayes

2 Ab/Mc-Pz

MOTION TO CONSIDER NON-AGENDA ITEM: MADE FINDING THAT NEED TO TAKE ACTION ON NON-AGENDA MATTER OCCURRED AFTER THE AGENDA WAS POSTED BECAUSE ASSEMBLYMAN PRENTER REQUESTED THE CAO TO TO SEEK THE SUPPORT OF THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS FOR AB 1312 WHICH WILL BE CONSIDERED BY THE ASSEMBLY HEALTH COMMITTEE ON THE AFTERNOON OF MAY 13
Pe-Pr

3 Ayes

2 Ab/Mc-Pz

7A) AB 1312 (Assembly Member Robert Prenter, R-Hanford), Medi-Cal Fraud - ADOPTED POSITION IN SUPPORT; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN CORRESPONDENCE
HEALTH DEPARTMENT
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3 Ayes

2 Ab/Mc-Pz

*8) Retroactive approval of agreement with the Public Health Foundation Enterprises, Inc., for Chlamydia Screening in an amount not to exceed $11,250 - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 222-97
Pe-Pr

3 Ayes

2 Ab/Mc-Pz

*9) Amendment Number 1 to Agreement to extend term of contract 60 days for Pharmaceutical Services, SKF Drug, Inc. in an amount not to exceed $64,306.66 - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 223-97
Pe-Pr

3 Ayes

2 Ab/Mc-Pz

*10) Agreement with California State University Dominguez Hills to Use the Health Department Facility for Clinical Nursing Experience in its Nursing Program at California State University Dominguez Hills - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 224-97
Pe-Pr

3 Ayes

2 Ab/Mc-

Pz

*11) Update Report on the GAIN Program - RECEIVED AND FILED

Pe-Pr

3 Ayes

2 Ab/Mc-Pz

*12) Donation in the amount of $100.00 from Taft National Bank for the Taft Job Fair - ACCEPTED DONATION; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN THANK YOU LETTER
Pr-Pe

3 Ayes

2 Ab/Mc-Pz

13) Donation in the amount of $5,000.00 from the Wasco State Prison Officer's Association to the A. Miriam Jamison Children's Center - WARDEN CARILLO, WASCO STATE PRISON RECEPTION CENTER MADE PRESENTATION; KATHY IRVINE, ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF HUMAN SERVICES AND NONA TOLENTINO, JAMISON CHILDREN'S CENTER, HEARD; ACCEPTED DONATION; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN THANK YOU LETTER
KERN MEDICAL CENTER
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3 Ayes

2 Ab/Mc-Pz

*14) Proposed Personnel Changes at Kern Medical Center - APPROVED ADDITION OF TWO (2) PART-TIME HOSPITAL SERVICE AIDE POSITIONS, EFFECTIVE MAY 13, 1997 AND DELETION OF TWO (2) FULL-TIME HOSPITAL SERVICE AIDE POSITIONS, EFFECTIVE MAY 13, 1997; REFERRED TO PERSONNEL DEPARTMENT TO AMEND THE DEPARTMENTAL POSITIONS AND SALARY SCHEDULE
MENTAL HEALTH
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3 Ayes

2 Ab/Mc-Pz

*15) Agreement with Eloise Gooden's Board and Care for FY 1997/98 (one-year contract) for provision of augmented board and care services to County mental health rehabilitation consumers in an amount not to exceed $4,500.00 - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 225-97
Pe-Pr

3 Ayes

2 Ab/Mc-Pz

*16) Agreement with Burrell's Family Home for FY 1997/98 (one-year contract) for provision of augmented board and care services to County mental health rehabilitation consumers in an amount not to exceed $5,500.00 - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 226-97
Pe-Pr

3 Ayes

2 Ab/Mc-Pz

*17) Agreement with April Joy's Home Care Haven for FY 1997/98 (one-year contract) for provision of augmented board and care services to County mental health rehabilitation consumers in an amount not to exceed $6,500.00 - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 227-97
Pe-Pr

3 Ayes

2 Ab/Mc-Pz

*18) Agreement with Lakeside Board and Care for FY 1997/98 (one-year contract) for provision of augmented board and care services to County mental health rehabilitation consumers in an amount not to exceed $29,300.00 - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 228-97
Pe-Pr

3 Ayes

2 Ab/Mc-Pz

*19) Request for retroactive approval for out-of-state travel for Mr. Fred Hawley to attend the Santa Fe Summit on Behavioral Health: "Preserving Quality and Value in the Managed Care Equation" in Santa Fe, New Mexico on March 19-22, 1997 in an amount not to exceed $1,205.50 - APPROVED
PERSONNEL
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3 Ayes

2 Ab/Mc-Pz

*20) Classifications of positions recommended by Civil Service Commission, effective retroactive to May 10, 1997; APPROVED; REFERRED TO PERSONNEL TO AMEND THE DEPARTMENTAL POSITION AND SALARY SCHEDULE
SHERIFF
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3 Ayes

2 Ab/Mc-Pz

*21) Request for approval of 1997 Operating and Financial Plan for law enforcement services for the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service - APPROVED THE 1997 OPERATING AND FINANCIAL PLAN FOR REIMBURSABLE SERVICES REQUESTED BY THE U.S. FOREST SERVICE, RETROACTIVE TO JANUARY 1, 1997 THROUGH SEPTEMBER 30, 1997; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 229-97
Pe-Pr

3 Ayes

2 Ab/Mc-Pz

*22) Proposed three-year agreement for Inmate Calling System with Correctional Communications, Inc. (County is to receive $300,000 plus 46% of gross billable revenue) - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 230-97

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3 Ayes

2 Ab/Mc-Pz

*23) Modification of Standard Tow Service Rotation Agreement to enhance safety and clarify language - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED THE SHERIFF-CORONER TO SIGN
PUBLIC PRESENTATIONS
24) 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
25) On their own initiative, Board members may make an announcement or a report on their own activities. They may ask a question for clarification, make a referral to staff or take action to have staff place a matter of business on a future agenda (Gov. Code Sec. 54954.2[a]) - SUPERVISOR PETERSON INDICATED HE WOULD BE ABSENT FROM THE BOARD MEETINGS THE WEEK OF MAY 19, 1997
CLOSED SESSION
County Counsel
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2 Ab/Mc-Pz

26) Request for Closed Session to determine whether the County will join as Amicus Curiae in a lawsuit (Government Code Section 54956.9(c)) -
WITH-

DRAWN

27) Request for Closed Session re Anticipated Litigation (Government Code Section 54956.9(b)(1)(C) -
County Administrative Office
Pr-Pe

3 Ayes

2 Ab/Mc-Pz

28) Request for Closed Session Re: ETR Director Recruitment - CONTINUED TO TUESDAY, MAY 27, 1997 AT 10:00 A.M.
Pe-Pr

3 Ayes

2 Ab/Mc-Pz

29) Request for Closed Session re Meet and Confer with Kern Prosecutors Association and Kern Faculty Association -
Pr-Pe RECONVENED FROM CLOSED SESSION; RECESSED TO 2:00 P.M.

Clerk of the Board

Vice-Chairman, Board of Supervisors

SUMMARY OF PROCEEDINGS

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS - COUNTY OF KERN

Regular Meeting

Tuesday, May 13, 1997

2:00 P.M

BOARD RECONVENED

Supervisors: McQuiston, Perez, Patrick, Peterson, Parra

ROLL CALL: Three Present; Two Absent: Supervisors McQuiston and Perez

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

BOARD ACTION SHOWN IN CAPS OR UNDERLINED

RECOGNITIONS
1) Request from Supervisor Perez to present Certificates of Recognition to 14 citizens for their efforts in rounding up of cattle from an overturned cattle truck on Highway 58 - STEVE MC CALLEY, DIRECTOR OF ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH AND JASON CAUDLE, SUPERVISOR'S FIELD REPRESENTATIVE, SECOND DISTRICT, HEARD; MADE PRESENTATIONS TO RED FARLEY, YVONNE FARLEY, BOB MAYBERRY, KAREN RICKS, PAT BRADSHAW, DICK MAYS, STEVE BEND, DAL BUNN, DEREK BUNN, MIKE GINN, GARY MC KENZIE, ADAM PLUMMER, JOHN SHERRY, DICK HAY
DEPARTMENTAL REQUESTS

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS

Pe-Pr

3 Ayes

2 Ab/Mc-Pz

2) Request from Supervisor Peterson to discuss Fish and Game Mitigation Process - TERRY ARNOLD, BURGER KING, LAMPPOST PIZZA AND COALITION FOR PROPERTY RIGHTS; LOREN HODGE, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF KERN COUNTY FARM BUREAU; BARBARA MARTIN, EXECUTIVE VICE-PRESIDENT, BUILDING INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION OF KERN COUNTY; GREG GALLIAN, PRESIDENT, COALITION OF PROPERTY RIGHTS; STEVE ARITA, WESTERN STATES PETROLEUM ASSOCIATION; LESLIE W. CLARK, JR., INDEPENDENT OIL PRODUCERS ASSOCIATION AND JESS FREDERICK, WZI, HEARD; DIRECTED COUNTY COUNSEL TO FILE AN AMICUS BRIEF IN SUPPORT OF THE DEPARTMENT OF FISH & GAME'S PETITION TO THE CALIFORNIA SUPREME COURT REQUESTING A REVIEW OF THE LOWER COURT'S RULING; DIRECTED COUNTY ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE AND PLANNING DEPARTMENT TO DEVELOP A BROAD STRATEGY TO DEAL WITH THIS ISSUE; DIRECTED CAO TO COMMUNICATE THE BOARD'S POSITION TO APPROPRIATE LEGISLATORS

COUNTY ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE
Pe-Pr

3 Ayes

2 Ab/Mc-Pz

3) Proposed Administrative Procedures Manual Amendment 7-97, Chapter 3, concerning Cash Payment of Accrued Vacation Balance - APPROVED
Pe-Pr

3 Ayes

2 Ab/Mc-Pz

*4) Proposed Revisions to Economic Incentive Policy - CONTINUED TO TUESDAY, MAY 27, 1997 AT 2:00 P.M.
Pr-Pe

3 Ayes

2 Ab/Mc-Pz

5) Request for Office Space in County Administrative Center from Bakersfield Convention and Visitors Bureau - JACK CONLEY, PRESIDENT OF KERN COUNTY BOARD OF TRADE; ANN GUTCHER, MANAGER, BOARD OF TRADE; AND JOHN MOROSKI, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE BAKERSFIELD CONVENTION AND VISITORS BUREAU, HEARD; REFERRED TO COUNTY ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE TO REVIEW CONCERNS RELATING TO TENANT IMPROVEMENTS, RENT AND COUNTER PROPOSALS FOR REPORT BACK TO THE BOARD; CONTINUED TO TUESDAY, MAY 27, 1997 AT 2:00 P.M.
Pe-Pr

3 Ayes

2 Ab/Mc-Pz

*6) Report re Responsibility for Medical Care for Out-of-County Residents - RECEIVED AND FILED
Pe-Pr

3 Ayes

2 Ab/Mc-Pz

*7) Proposed Change in Scope of East Kern Municipal Court Modular Courtroom Project - CONTINUED TO TUESDAY, MAY 27, 1997 AT 2:00 P.M.
Legislative Matters:
Pe-Pr

3 Ayes

2 Ab/Mc-Pz

*8) AB 695: Nurse/Patient Ratios (Assembly Member Sheila Kuehl, D-Santa Monica) - ADOPTED POSITION OF SUPPORT; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN CORRESPONDENCE TO APPROPRIATE LEGISLATORS
Pe-Pr

3 Ayes

2 Ab/Mc-Pz

*9) AB 147: Good Samaritan Hospital (Assembly Member Robert Prenter) - ADOPTED POSITION OF SUPPORT IF AMENDED ON AB 147

General Services Department

S.D. #1

Pe-Pr

3 Ayes

2 Ab/Mc-Pz

*10) (1960.8123) Plans and specifications for new rest room facilities at Riverside Park - MADE FINDING THAT PROJECT IS EXEMPT FROM CEQA PER SECTION 15301(a); AUTHORIZED GENERAL SERVICES TO FILE NOTICE OF EXEMPTION; APPROVED PLANS AND SPECIFICATIONS; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN PLANS; AUTHORIZED GENERAL SERVICES TO PUBLISH PURSUANT TO PUBLIC CONTRACT CODE SECTION 20125; BID OPENING IS SCHEDULED FOR THURSDAY, JUNE 5, 1997, AT 2:00 P.M.
S.D. #3
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3 Ayes

2 Ab/Mc-Pz

*11) (8230.8358) Accept low bid from Patscheck Electric & Construction, in the amount of $114,685.00, for the Special Waste Facility, Paving and Floor Coating - ACCEPTED LOW BID; AUTHORIZED GENERAL SERVICES TO RELEASE ALL OTHER BID GUARANTEES AND AUTHORIZED PREPARATION OF CONTRACT DOCUMENTS
S.D. #5
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3 Ayes

2 Ab/Mc-Pz

*12) (1960.8190) Plans and specifications to replace the Halon System at Information Technology Systems - APPROVED PLANS AND SPECIFICATIONS; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN PLANS; AUTHORIZED GENERAL SERVICES TO PUBLISH PURSUANT TO PUBLIC CONTRACT CODE SECTION 20125; BID OPENING WILL BE THURSDAY, JUNE 5, 1997, AT 11:00 A.M.
Pe-Pr

3 Ayes

2 Ab/Mc-Pz

*13) (1960.8191) Change Order No. 2, providing for an increase of $16,500.32, for the Lamont Library - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN
Pe-Pr

3 Ayes

2 Ab/Mc-Pz

*14) (8211.8355) Change Order Numbers 5, 6 and 7, providing for a combined increase of $71,616.63 and allowing additional time, for the Kern Medical Center Surgical Facility Addition - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN
Pe-Pr

3 Ayes

2 Ab/Mc-Pz

*15) (8997.7001BA) Change Order No. 1, providing for a decrease of $800.85, for Kern Medical Center A Wing S9 Air Handler - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN
ALL S.D.'s
Pe-Pr

3 Ayes

2 Ab/Mc-Pz

16) Protest from Haacker Fire Equipment regarding Purchasing Division of General Services award to Southcoast Fire Equipment for purchase of 28 fire engines - OPENED HEARING; ROY WEYGAND, PRESIDENT OF KERNTAX; KEN FONG, BARBOSA & GARCIA LAW FIRM; RANDY BLACKMAN, HAACKER FIRE EQUIPMENT AND JIM AHL, LOCAL 1301, HEARD; RECEIVED AND FILED DOCUMENTS; DENIED PROTEST APPEAL OF HAACKER FIRE EQUIPMENT; CONFIRMED SOUTHCOAST-PIERCE MANUFA TURING AS LOW BID; AUTHORIZED ISSUANCE OF PURCHASE ORDER BY PURCHASING DIVISION OF GENERAL SERVICES

Information Technology Services

Pe-Pr

3 Ayes

2 Ab/Mc-Pz

*17) Proposed issuance of a Request for Proposal for development of a Disaster Recovery Plan - APPROVED
RESOURCE MANAGEMENT AGENCY

Engineering and Survey Services

Hearing

S.D.'s #2 & #3

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3 Ayes

2 Ab/Mc-Pz

18) TEFRA Hearing and Approval to Issue $16. 1 Million in Bonds for Bakersfield Housing Partners Multifamily Housing Low Income Housing (from 5/6/97) - NO ONE HEARD; CONDUCTED A TEFRA HEARING FOR THE ISSUANCE OF MULTIFAMILY HOUSING FACILITIES BY THE CALIFORNIA STATEWIDE COMMUNITIES DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY; APPROVED THE ISSUANCE OF BONDS FOR THE PURPOSES OF TEFRA BY THE CALIFORNIA STATEWIDE COMMUNITIES DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY; APPROVED THE ISSUANCE FOR THE PURPOSES OF THE JOINT POWERS AGREEMENT WITH THE CALIFORNIA STATEWIDE COMMUNITIES DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY; ADOPTED RESOLUTION 97-141; REFERRED TO ENGINEERING AND SURVEY SERVICES TO DEVELOP PROCEDURE FOR INCORPORATION OF FINANCIAL ASPECTS AND PUBLIC BENEFIT REVIEW IN FUTURE TEFRA REPORTS; RECEIVED AND FILED DOCUMENT

S.D. #2

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3 Ayes

2 Ab/Mc-Pz

*19) Contract with Jack Davenport Sweeping Services, Inc. for Street Sweeping Services in County Service Area No. 63.3 (Rosamond) in the amount of $3,900 - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN

RESOURCE MANAGEMENT AGENCY

Roads Department

ALL S.D.'s

Pe-Pr

3 Ayes

2 Ab/Mc-Pz

*20) Contract No. 97032, Construction of Asphalt Concrete (Stockpile) in Kern County with Granite Construction Company in the amount of $544,875.00 - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN
S.D. #1
Pe-Pr

3 Ayes

2 Ab/Mc-Pz

*21) Special Event Permit for Youthful Drunk Driving Program, May 27, 1997, between 9:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. from Kern River Valley Visitor's Council - MADE FINDING THAT EVENT WOULD NOT RESULT IN OBSTRUCTION OF TRAFFIC; THAT THERE IS NO EVIDENCE THAT EVENT WOULD LEAD TO BREACH OF PEACE, RIOT OR OTHER DISORDERLY CONDUCT; THAT EVENT WOULD NOT CONFLICT WITH OTHER PERMITS GRANTED; THAT TEMPORARY CLOSURE IS NECESSARY FOR SAFETY AND PROTECTION OF PERSONS; APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN
Pe-Pr

3 Ayes

2 Ab/Mc-Pz

*22) Agreement with Rosamond Community Services District for Adjustment of Utility Facilities Incidental to Construction on Rosamond Boulevard and 90th Street West, Contract No. 97013 - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 231-97

S.D. #3

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3 Ayes

2 Ab/Mc-Pz

*23) Contract No. 96032, Change Order No. 2 for Meadows Field Runway 12L-30R, Asphalt Concrete Overlay, Reconstruction, Shoulder Stabilization and Centerline Lighting System in the amount of $43,177.50 increase - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN
S.D.'s #1 & #2
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3 Ayes

2 Ab/Mc-Pz

*24) Contract No. 97033, Construction of Asphalt Concrete (Stockpile) in East Kern County with Granite Construction Company in the amount of $248,960.00 - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN
S.D.'s #1 & #5
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3 Ayes

2 Ab/Mc-Pz

*25) Contract No. 97040, Plans, Specifications, and Notice to Contractors for Construction on Comanche Drive - MADE FINDING THAT PROJECT IS EXEMPT FROM CEQA PER SECTIONS 15301(c) AND 15302(c); 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 JUNE 11, 1997, 11:00 A.M.
WASTE MANAGEMENT DEPARTMENT

ALL S.D.'s

Pe-Pr

3 Ayes

2 Ab/Mc-Pz

*26) California Department of Conservation Certification Renewal for Drop-off Recycling Center - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN
S.D. #1
Pe-Pr

3 Ayes

2 Ab/Mc-Pz

*27) Amendment No. 2 to the Ridgecrest Sanitary Landfill Operational Agreement (with J. Cullinan, Inc.), Funding - $45,000 - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 232-97
S.D.'s #1 & #2
Pe-Pr

3 Ayes

2 Ab/Mc-Pz

*28) Amendment No. 1 to the Agreement for Professional Services for the Evaluation Monitoring Services and Engineering Feasibility Studies in Preparation of Corrective Action at Kern County Sanitary Landfills Eastern Region (with EMCON Associates), Funding - $200,000 - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 233-97

MATTERS FOR EXECUTIVE APPROVAL

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29) Travel Requests (Out-of-State) - APPROVED C. MINNER TO FT. MYERS, FL; D. YOUNGBLOOD, R. TURMAN, N. CANBY, AND J. HARTMAN TO NASHVILLE, TN

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3 Ayes

2 Ab/Mc-Pz

30) Minutes for Week of April 14, 1997 - APPROVED
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3 Ayes

2 Ab/Mc-Pz

31) Miscellaneous Letters and Documents - FILED
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3 Ayes

2 Ab/Mc-Pz

32) Miscellaneous Departmental Referrals by Clerk of the Board - APPROVED AND FILED
PUBLIC PRESENTATIONS
33) This portion of the meeting is reserved for persons to address the Board on any matter not on this agenda but under the jurisdiction of the Board. Board members may respond briefly to statements made or questions posed. They may ask a question for clarification, make a referral to staff for factual information or request staff to report back to the Board at a later meeting. Also, the Board may take action to direct the staff to place a matter of business on a future agenda. SPEAKERS ARE LIMITED TO TWO MINUTES. PLEASE STATE YOUR NAME BEFORE MAKING YOUR PRESENTATION. THANK YOU! - ROY WEYGAND, PRESIDENT OF KERNTAX, DISCUSSED PURCHASING PROCEDURES, THE BID PROCESS, AND THE USE OF BORROWED MONIES
BOARD MEMBER ANNOUNCEMENTS OR REPORTS
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Pz

34) On their own initiative, Board members may make an announcement or a report on their own activities. They may ask a question for clarification, make a referral to staff or take action to have staff place a matter of business on a future agenda (Gov. Code Sec. 54954.2[a]) -

Supervisor Peterson discussed the concerns of Roy Weygand, President of KernTax, regarding purchasing procedures, the bid process and the use of borrowed monies - REFERRED TO THE CAO FOR REVIEW AND REPORT BACK TO THE BOARD

Pe-Pr ADJOURNED TO THURSDAY, MAY 15, 1997 AT 3:00 P.M.

Clerk of the Board

Vice-Chairman, Board of Supervisors

31) MISCELLANEOUS LETTERS AND DOCUMENTS - FILED
DEPARTMENTAL
Library
A) 115 Thank you Letters for donations to various branches
Local Agency Formation Commission
B) Proceeding No. 1218, Resolution No. 97-10, Minute Book 44 in the matter of City of Bakersfield: Reorganization Annexation No. 392 (Casa Loma #6)
C) Proceeding No. 1219, Resolution No. 97-11, Minute Book 44 in the matter of East Niles C.S.D.: Annexation No. 32
Miscellaneous
D) Letter from HDC & Associates re Salary Survey of County Officials and Department Heads (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO and County Counsel)
E) Letter from Gloria Hall re Race Preference in schools and Hiring (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO and ETR)
F) Legislative Bulletin from National Association of Counties (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO, Planning, and County Counsel)
G) Letter from U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development re Kern Housing Authority's Final Total Weighted Public Housing Management Assessment Program (PHMAP) score and status (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO, County Counsel, and Housing Authority)
H) Letter from National Association of Counties re May 13-14 Washington Meeting (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
I) Monograph from U.S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Assistance re "A Policymaker's Guide to Hate Crimes" (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO and Sheriff)
J) Bulletin from U.S. Department of Justice, Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention re "Child Development-Community Policing: Partnership in a Climate of Violence" (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO and Juvenile)
K) Bulletin from U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention re Juvenile Court Processing of Delinquency Cases, 1985-1994 (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO and Probation)
L) Bulletin from U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention re Detention and Delinquency Cases, 1985-1994 (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO and Probation)
M) Agenda from California Health Collaborative, San Joaquin/Sierra Regional Perinatal Council, Biannual Meeting, Wednesday, April 30, 1997 (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
N) Letter from the County of Yuba re AB 829 (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO and Grand Jury)
O) Brochure from Interstate Council on Water Policy, Interstate Water Management re New Trends in Water Allocation (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
P) Letter from Department of Social Services re Child Support Enforcement Program County Performance Indicators (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO and D.A.'s Office)
Q) Letter from American Rights Association, National Inholders Association, re proposed Massive Increase in Federal Land Use Controls (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO, Planning and County Counsel)
R) Booklet from California Intercity, High Speed Rail Commission re Summary Report and Action Plan (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO, Roads, County Counsel and RMA)
S) Booklet from Department of Housing and Community Development re The 1996 Status of Housing Elements in California: A Report to the Legislature (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO and Community Development)
T) Resolution No. 7-96 from the City of Tehachapi re City Annexation No. 70 (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO and LAFCO)
U) Brochure from California Living Museum re Adoption of Owls and ducks for Mother's Day and Father's Day Gifts (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
V) Notice of Preparation on Draft Negative Declaration on Annexation No. 70, Zone Change Case 97-2 and Zone Change Case No. 97-4 from the City Council of Shafter (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO, Planning and County Counsel)
32) MISCELLANEOUS DEPARTMENTAL REFERRALS BY CLERK OF THE BOARD - APPROVED AND FILED
A) Application for Alcohol Beverage License(s) from Inland Seafood, 10916 Kernville Road, Kernville, CA; Tavera, Jose D., 9350 S. Union Avenue, Bakersfield, CA -REFERRED TO PLANNING (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO and County Counsel)
B) Letter from Assembly California Legislature, Robert Prenter re Support of the Lamont Junior Baseball Association (JBA) and their efforts to construct new concession and restroom facilities in Lamont Park -REFERRED TO PARKS DEPARTMENT (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
C) Letter from California State Senator, Charles M. Calderon re Adult Entertainment Tax -REFERRED TO COUNTY ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE (Copy to each Supervisor and Grand Jury)
D) Letter from Patrick and Pamela Motley re Kern Hunting and Fishing Camp -REFERRED TO PLANNING (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO and County Counsel)
E) Letter from Lee and Linda Felice re Fish and Game Camp -REFERRED TO PLANNING (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO and County Counsel)
F) Letter from Mr. and Mrs. Peter D. Lewis re Hunting and Fishing Camp -REFERRED TO PLANNING (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO and County Counsel)
G) Letter from Western States Coalition re The Endangered Species Act -REFERRED TO COUNTY ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE (Copy to each Supervisor)
H) Letter from Bakersfield Veterinary Hospital, Inc. re Kern Fishing and Hunting Camp -REFERRED TO PLANNING (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO and County Counsel)
I) Letter from Chris Posey re Hunting and Fishing Camp -REFERRED TO PLANNING (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO and County Counsel)
J) Letter from The Law Offices of Young Wooldridge re Proposed Kern River Fishing and Hunting Camp -REFERRED TO PLANNING (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO and County Counsel)
K) Letter from Craig and Mary Loke re CUP Map 82-35, Proposed Hunting and Fishing Camp-REFERRED TO PLANNING (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO and County Counsel)
L) Letter from Department of Forestry and Fire Protection re Pitch Canker -REFERRED TO AGRICULTURE DEPARTMENT (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
M) Letter from Kuhs, Parker and Stanton re Lost Hills Water District Annual Estimate and Assessment Book for 1998 -REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL
N) Claim in the matter of Sunday Aigboboh vs. Kern County -REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
O) Claims for Refund in the matter of Bank of America vs. Kern County -REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL and TREASURER-TAX COLLECTOR (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO and Assessors)
P) Summons and Complaint in the matter of Stephen DeMarco vs. Kern County -REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
Q) Claim in the matter of Cruz Garza vs. Kern County -REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
R) Claim in the matter of Pamela Kay Hotz vs. Kern County -REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
S) Claim in the matter of Lorraine Manoogian vs. Kern County -REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
T) Claim in the matter of Roger Remy vs. Kern County -REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
U) Claim in the matter of Fernando Rincon vs. Kern County -REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
V) Claim in the matter of Douglas A. Thompson and Carol A. Thompson; C.W. Barksdale and Ruby E. Barksdale; Glen F. Peck and Jacqueline J. Peck vs. Kern County -REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
W) Notice of Filing of DFEH Discrimination Complaint in the matter of Angela D. Wittenberg vs. Kern County -REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL AND PERSONNEL (Copy to Risk Management)