SUMMARY OF PROCEEDINGS



BOARD OF SUPERVISORS - COUNTY OF KERN



1115 Truxtun Avenue

Bakersfield, California



Regular Meeting

Tuesday, May 26, 1998

10:00 A.M.

BOARD RECONVENED



Supervisors: McQuiston, Perez, Patrick, Peterson, Parra

ROLL CALL: All Present



SALUTE TO FLAG - Led by Supervisor Patrick



NOTE: Supervisor Peterson introduced Jessica Jewett, a Senior at Frazier Mountain High School, and Chris Pennella, Frazier Mountain High School Government Teacher



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
Pe-Mc

All Ayes

1) Proclamation proclaiming the week of May 24, 1998 as Kern Valley Kids Against Drugs Week in Kern County - PROCLAIMED; MADE PRESENTATION TO STEVI CLEMENTS, KERNVILLE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL; STEVI CLEMENTS HEARD
Pe-Pz

All Ayes

2) Proclamation proclaiming May 31, 1998, as "World No-Tobacco Day" in Kern County - PROCLAIMED; MADE PRESENTATION TO DR. JINADU, KERN COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH OFFICER; DR. JINADU; JOHN DIGGES, CHAIRMAN, KERN COUNTY TOBACCO FREE COALITION; CECILIA GARCIA, CENTENNIAL HIGH SCHOOL, AND KEVIN WEST, TOBACCO FREE YOUTH COALITION, HEARD
PUBLIC REQUESTS
3) Request from Wesley Muhammad for the Board to present a Certificate of Recognition to Dr. F. Barry Jacobs, President of the Kern County Human Relations Commission, for his outstanding commitment to the people of Kern County - HELD PENDING ATTENDANCE AT BOARD MEETING
4) Request from Wesley Muhammad for the Board to pre

sent a Certificate of Recognition to John F. Nilon, Assistant Director, Department of Human Services, for his commitment and dedication to the people of Kern County - WESLEY MUHAMMAD, HEARD; MADE PRESENTATION TO JOHN NILON; JOHN NILON HEARD

APPOINTMENTS/RESIGNATIONS
Pz-Pe

All Ayes

*5) Reappointment of Robert Fowler as First Supervisorial District Member, to the Commission on Aging, term to expire June 17, 2000 - MADE REAPPOINTMENT

Pz-Pe

All Ayes

*6) Reappointment of Elmer Martin Anderson, as First Supervisorial District Member, to the Commission on Aging, term to expire May 4, 2000 - MADE REAPPOINTMENT

PUBLIC PRESENTATIONS
























Pz-Pe

All Ayes

7) This portion of the meeting is reserved for persons to address the Board on any matter not on this agenda but under the jurisdiction of the Board. Board members may respond briefly to statements made or questions posed. They may ask a question for clarification, make a referral to staff for factual information or request staff to report back to the Board at a later meeting. Also, the Board may take action to direct the staff to place a matter of business on a future agenda. SPEAKERS ARE LIMITED TO TWO MINUTES. PLEASE STATE YOUR NAME BEFORE MAKING YOUR PRESENTATION. THANK YOU! -



ROY MALAHOWSKI, GREATER BAKERSFIELD LEGAL ASSISTANCE, HEARD RE THE LOCAL CHILD CARE DEVELOPMENT AND PLANNING COUNCIL APPOINTMENT PROCESS - RECEIVED AND FILED DOCUMENT



JOHN MOLLISON, ETR DIRECTOR, EXPRESSED APPRECIATION TO THE BOARD AND THE COUNTY FOR THEIR SUPPORT AND ASSISTANCE DURING HIS EMPLOYMENT WITH KERN COUNTY

BOARD MEMBER ANNOUNCEMENTS OR REPORTS
8) On their own initiative, Board members may make an announcement or a report on their own activities. They may ask a question for clarification, make a referral to staff or take action to have staff place a matter of business on a future agenda (Gov. Code Sec. 54954.2[a]) - SUPERVISOR PEREZ DISCUSSED NACO BOARD OF DIRECTORS, WESTERN REGION INTERSTATE ASSOCIATION OF COUNTIES, AND THE SOUTHWEST DEFENSE ALLIANCE MEETINGS IN ALASKA LAST WEEK. SUPERVISOR PEREZ ALSO ANNOUNCED THAT ELISE KLAUSEN, SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA EDISON, AND PHIL ARNOLD, INDIAN WELLS VALLEY, ALSO PARTICIPATED IN THESE MEETINGS.



SUPERVISOR PETERSON EXPRESSED APPRECIATION TO SUPERVISOR PEREZ FOR ATTENDING NACO MEETINGS.



SUPERVISOR PARRA ANNOUNCED THE INTERGOVERNMENTAL RELATIONS COMMITTEE (IGRC) MEETING SCHEDULED BY THE CITY OF BAKERSFIELD ON JUNE 4, 1998, HAS BEEN POSTPONED DUE TO A COUNCIL MEMBER'S INABILITY TO ATTEND. THE TOPIC OF DISCUSSION WAS TO BE THE ANNEXATION PROCESS. THE CITY OF BAKERSFIELD WILL RESCHEDULE THE IGRC MEETING AND THE CAO WAS REQUESTED TO FOLLOW UP ON THE NEW MEETING DATE.

DEPARTMENTAL REQUESTS



AGRICULTURAL COMMISSIONER

Pz-Pe

All Ayes

*9) Proposed renewal of Agreement with Kings County to reimburse Kern County for agricultural inspections performed at Postal Sectional Centers, for Fiscal Year 1998-99, in an amount not to exceed $15,000 - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 278-98
Pz-Pe

All Ayes

10) Submission of 1997 Kern County Agricultural Crop Report - RECEIVED AND FILED
Pz-Pe

All Ayes

*11) Appropriation of unanticipated revenue in the amount of $30,007.22 from the California Department of Food and Agriculture for regulatory activities - APPROVED APPROPRIATION OF UNANTICIPATED REVENUE IN THE AMOUNT OF $30,007.22 TO APPROPRIATIONS FOR CONTINGENCIES; APPROVED TRANSFER FROM APPROPRIATIONS FOR CONTINGENCIES IN THE AMOUNT OF $30,007.22 TO BUDGET UNIT 2610
AUDITOR-CONTROLLER-COUNTY CLERK
Pz-Pe

All Ayes

*12) Request from Stallion Springs Community Services District for change of Election of Directors from odd to even-numbered years pursuant to Elections Code Section 10404 - AUTHORIZED STALLION SPRINGS COMMUNITY SERVICES DISTRICT'S NEXT ELECTION WITH GENERAL ELECTIONS COMMENCING IN THE YEAR 2000
EMPLOYERS' TRAINING RESOURCE
Pz-Pe

All Ayes

*13) Request to submit the Service Delivery Area's local Welfare-to-Work plan and receive Welfare-to-Work Grant funds - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN PLAN AND JOINT RESOLUTION; AUTHORIZED ETR DIRECTOR TO SIGN AGREEMENTS AND/OR SUBCONTRACTS
FIRE DEPARTMENT
Pz-Pe

All Ayes

*14) Proposed retroactive Agreement (prior notification 5/19/98) with Bakersfield Occupational Medical Group for medical examinations and continuing fitness evaluation program for Kern County Firefighters, for 1998 calendar year, in an amount not to exceed $95,000 - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 279-98
HUMAN SERVICES
Pz-Pe

All Ayes

*15) Proposed Agreement with the California VACS Association for Fiscal Year 1997/98 membership fees and system enhancements to the Ventura Automated Collection System (VACS) in the amount of $5,000; the costs are State and Federally funded with a 15% County share - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 280-98
KERN MEDICAL CENTER
Pz-Pe

All Ayes

*16) Proposed renewal of Agreement for professional medical speech pathologist services with Linda King, from June 1, 1998 to May 31, 1999, in an amount not to exceed $22,000 - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 281-98
Pz-Pe

All Ayes

*17) Proposed renewal of Agreement for professional medical social services with Lawrence J. Etue, from June 1, 1998 through May 31, 1999, in an amount not to exceed $5,000 - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 282-98
Pz-Pe

All Ayes

*18) Proposed application and agreement with California Department of Education, Child Nutrition and Food Distribution Division, for participation in the Day Care Food Program for upgraded nutrition services - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED INTERIM CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER TO SIGN INITIAL APPLICATION AND CONTRACT
MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES
Mc-Pz

All Ayes

19) Report on the Kern County Mental Health Department's accomplishments for 1997 and goals for 1998 - RECEIVED AND FILED
Pz-Pe

All Ayes

*20) Proposed Amendment No. 1 ($17,500 for CalWORKs' clients not previously identified) to Agreement No. 135-98 with Bakersfield Memorial Hospital, Inc. for Fiscal Year 1997-98 for provision of mental health services to clients residing in the Taft area, for a total contract amount not to exceed $117,500 - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 283-98
Pz-Pe

All Ayes

*21) Proposed Amendment No. 1 ($16,500 for CalWORKs' clients not previously identified) to Agreement No. 491-97 with the Kern County Hispanic Commission, Inc. for Fiscal Year 1997-98, for provision of mental health services to clients in the Casa Serena Program, for a total contract amount not to exceed $120,525 - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 284-98
Pz-Pe

All Ayes

*22) Proposed Amendment No. 1 ($22,000 for CalWORKs' clients not previously identified) to Agreement No. 492-98 with the Kern County Hispanic Commission, Inc. for Fiscal Year 1997-98, for provision of mental health services to clients in the El Camino Nuevo Program, for a total contract amount not to exceed $128,556 - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 285-98
Pz-Pe

All Ayes

*23) Proposed Amendment No. 2 ($22,000 for 44 additional service hours for CalWORKs' clients) to Agreement No. 408-97 with Turning Point of Central California, Inc. for Fiscal Year 1997-98 for provision of substance abuse services to clients in the Substance Abuse Alternative (SAA) Programs, for a total contract amount not to exceed $62,000 - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 286-98
Pz-Pe

All Ayes

*24) Proposed Agreement with Allison Little, Ph.D. for Fiscal Year 1998-99 (May 26, 1998-May 25, 1999) for provision of a full continuum of mental health services and clinical supervision for mentally ill children residing in Kern County, in an amount not to exceed $43,200 - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 287-98
Pz-Pe

All Ayes

*25) Proposed Agreement with Laurie Stamps, M.F.C.C. for Fiscal Year 1998-99 (May 26, 1998-May 25, 1999) for provision of a full continuum of mental health services and early periodic diagnostic and treatment speciality services for mentally ill children residing in the metropolitan Bakersfield area, in an amount not to exceed $12,480 - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 288-98
Pz-Pe

All Ayes

*26) Proposed Agreement with Douglas Cowan, M.F.C.C. for Fiscal Year 1998-99 (May 26, 1998-May 25, 1999) for provision of a full continuum of mental health services for mentally ill children residing in the metropolitan Bakersfield area, in an amount not to exceed $9,600 - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 289-98
PARKS AND RECREATION DEPARTMENT
Pz-Pe

All Ayes

*27) Proposed Plans and Specifications for Levee Repair at Buena Vista Aquatic Recreation Area, Funding: $13,000, Budgeted - APPROVED PLANS AND SPECIFICATIONS FOR THIS PROJECT; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN THE PLANS AND SPECIFICATIONS; AUTHORIZED PURCHASING AGENT TO SOLICIT BIDS AND ISSUE PURCHASE ORDER IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $13,000
Kern County Wildlife Resources Commission
Pz-Pe

All Ayes

*28) Funding Request, Westside Children's Camp Association, Inc., Fiscal Impact $400.00 - APPROVED PROJECT NOT TO EXCEED $400 FROM FUNDS AVAILABLE IN THE 1998-99 APPROPRIATIONS FOR CONTRIBUTIONS TO OTHER AGENCIES; AUTHORIZED PARKS DEPARTMENT TO PROCESS THE NECESSARY DOCUMENTS TO COMPLETE THIS TRANSACTION; AUTHORIZED AUDITOR-CONTROLLER TO ISSUE WARRANT UPON PRESENTATION OF PROPER DOCUMENTATION
PUBLIC HEALTH DEPARTMENT
Pz-Pe

All Ayes

*29) Proposed Agreement with California State University Dominguez Hills for Clinical Nursing Experience (no cost to County) - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 290-98
Pz-Pe

All Ayes

*30) Proposed retroactive Agreement (prior notification 3/31/98) with The Regents of the University of California, San Francisco for Ryan White Care Act Title II Funds, from April 1, 1998 through March 31, 1999, in an amount not to exceed $3,485.95 - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 291-98
Pz-Pe

All Ayes

*31) Proposed Agreement with State Department of Health Services for Medi-Cal Targeted Case Management, from July 1, 1998 through June 30, 2001 (Federal matching funds for County expenditures) - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 292-98
Pz-Pe

All Ayes

*32) Proposed Agreement with the State of California, Department of Corrections, Wasco State Prison-Reception Center to provide laboratory services, from July 1, 1998 through June 30, 1999, in an amount not to exceed $75,000 - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 293-98
Pz-Pe

All Ayes

*33) Proposed Agreement with State Department of Health Services for Medi-Cal Administrative Activities, from July 1, 1998 through June 30, 1999, in an amount not to exceed $200,000 - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 294-98 AND RELATED DOCUMENTS
SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT
Pz-Pe

All Ayes

*34) Request to use Federal Asset Forfeiture funds for purchase of twenty-one tactical vests; no fiscal impact on General Fund - APPROVED THE APPROPRIATION OF UNANTICIPATED REVENUE FROM THE SHERIFF'S CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE TRUST FUND #22144 IN THE AMOUNT OF $14,842.33 TO APPROPRIATIONS FOR CONTINGENCIES; APPROVED BUDGET TRANSFER FROM APPROPRIATIONS FOR CONTINGENCIES TO SHERIFF'S BUDGET UNIT 2210
Pz-Pe

All Ayes

*35) Proposed Ordinance amending Sections 5.04.020, 5.20.110, 5.20.120, 5.32.020, and 5.32.030 and repealing Sections 5.48.020, 5.48.030, and 5.48.050 to conform business license ordinance provisions to current state law - WAIVED READING; INTRODUCED ORDINANCE
Pz-Pe

All Ayes

*36) Request for sole source purchase of patrol/narcotics canine from Johannes Grewe Dog Training Center and increase in limit of personal/professional agreement with Dog Training Center of California for canine training - AUTHORIZED THE PURCHASING DEPARTMENT TO ISSUE A PURCHASE ORDER NOT TO EXCEED $5,000 FOR A SOLE SOURCE VENDOR PURCHASE OF A PATROL/NARCOTICS CANINE FROM JOHANNES GREWE DOG TRAINING CENTER; APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AMENDMENT TO PERSONAL/PROFESSIONAL SERVICES AGREEMENT 295-98 FOR K9 TRAINING WITH DOG TRAINING CENTER OF CALIFORNIA TO INCREASE MAXIMUM COMPENSATION FROM $9,000 TO $13,000
Pz-Pe

All Ayes

*37) Grant Assistance to Local Law Enforcement agencies project (GALE) - ADOPTED RESOLUTION 98-160 AUTHORIZING THE SHERIFF TO RECEIVE GRANT FUNDING FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF ALCOHOL BEVERAGE CONTROL IN THE AMOUNT OF $90,360
WEIGHTS AND MEASURES
Pz-Pe

All Ayes

*38) Proposed ownership rights Agreement with DP Specialist, a sole source vendor, giving exclusive ownership of the Intellimeasure System to Kern County - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 296-98
Pz-Pe

All Ayes

*39) Request to hire retired county employee Socorro Cervantes as Weights and Measures Inspector II, Range 48.6, Step A, ($14.117 per hour), on an extra help basis for a period not to exceed 120 working days, or 960 hours, whichever is greater, effective July 1, 1998 - APPROVED
CLOSED SESSIONS



COUNTY ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE

Pa-Pz

All Ayes

40) Request for closed session regarding Department Head Performance: Director of Office on Aging -
Pz-Pa

All Ayes

40A) Results of closed session regarding Department Head Performance: Director of Office on Aging - CONTINUED TO TUESDAY, MAY 26, 1998, AT 2:00 P.M. (ITEM #49)
COUNTY COUNSEL
Pa-Pz

All Ayes

41) Request for closed session regarding pending litigation entitled Donald Palla, et. al. v. County of Kern, et al., KCSC Case No. 22735-RDR; Padres Hacia Una Vida Mejor, et al. v. County of Kern, et al., KCSC Case No. 229670-RDR (Government Code Section 54956.9(a)) -
Pa-Pz

All Ayes

42) Request for closed session to determine whether the County will initiate litigation (one case) (Government Code Section 54956.9(c)) (Continued from 5/19/98, Item #28) -
Pa-Pz

All Ayes

43) Request for closed session regarding significant exposure to litigation against the County (one case) arising from the following facts and circumstances believed to be not yet known to potential plaintiffs and need not be disclosed (Government Code Section 54956.9 (b)(1)(3)(A)) -
Pz-Pa

All Ayes

43A) Results of closed session regarding significant exposure to litigation against the County (one case) arising from the following facts and circumstances believed to be not yet known to potential plaintiffs and need not be disclosed (Government Code Section 54956.9 (b)(1)(3)(A)) - CONTINUED TO TUESDAY, MAY 26, 1998 AT 2:00 P.M. (ITEM #50)
Pz-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, May 26, 1998



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]) - SUPERVISOR MCQUISTON ANNOUNCED HIS ABSENCE FROM TUESDAY, JUNE 2, 1998, BOARD MEETINGS TO ATTEND A SOUTHWEST DEFENSE COMPLEX MEETING


DEPARTMENTAL REQUESTS


AIRPORTS DEPARTMENT

Pe-Pa

All Ayes

*3) Proposed agreement with Pacific Gas and Electric Company to provide for the installation of additional electrical service at Meadows Field Airport; authorize the Auditor-Controller to pay the related expenditures from the Airports Enterprise Fund budget; and approve a Request for Budget Transfer in the amount of $10,000 within the Airports Enterprise Fund to establish an account entitled MF-Westside Infrastructure Improvements - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 297-98



Pe-Pa

All Ayes

*4) Proposed Amendment No. 1 to grant agreement with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to accept additional funding in the amount of $22,005 for Contract No. AIP 3-06-0333-02 (Wasco Airport) - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 298-98
Pe-Pa

All Ayes

*5) Proposed Amendment No. 1 to grant agreement with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) additional funding in the amount of $29,246 for Contract No. AIP 3-06-0017-11 (Meadows Field) - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 299-98
Pe-Pa

All Ayes

*6) Proposed Budget Transfer in the amount of $10,000 within the Airports Enterprise Fund to establish an account entitled MF-Overlay Taxiway Alpha - APPROVED



COUNTY ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE
Pz-Pa

All Ayes

7) Update regarding Governor's FY 1998-99 Proposed State Budget (May Revise) - CONTINUED TO TUESDAY, JUNE 2, 1998, AT 2:00 P.M.
Pa-Pe

All Ayes

8) Proposed Issuance of Tax and Revenue Anticipation Note for FY 1998-99 in an amount not to exceed $70,000,000 -

ADOPTED RESOLUTION 98-161; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN, VICE CHAIRMAN, OR ANY OTHER MEMBER OF BOARD, IN CONSECUTIVE ORDER IN ABSENCE OF CHAIRMAN, TO SIGN ALL NECESSARY DOCUMENTS RELATED TO ISSUANCE

Pe-Pz

All Ayes

9) Report on Alternatives to Limit Cost Impact of County's Economic Incentive Policy (from 5/12/98) - RECEIVED AND FILED DOCUMENT; CONTINUED TO TUESDAY, JUNE 9, 1998, AT 2:00 P.M.
Pe-Pa

All Ayes

*10) Report on Administration of Park Ranger Program (from 8/6/97 and 5/19/98) - RECEIVED AND FILED
Pe-Pa

All Ayes

*11) Proposed Request for Proposal for Solid Waste Management System Assessment - CONTINUED TO TUESDAY, JUNE 9, 1998, AT 2:00 P.M.
Pe-Pa

All Ayes

*12) Proposed Request for Proposal for County Employee Self-Insured Dental Program - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED DISTRIBUTION

Pa-Pz

4 Ayes

1 No/Mc

13) Proposed Agreement with Patrick J. Mahler for Labor Relations Consulting Services (in an amount not to exceed $60,000) - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 300-98
Pe-Pa

All Ayes

*14) Proposed Loan Agreement with Wasco Redevelopment Agency and Proposed Agreement for Allocation of Impact Mitigation Funds for State Prison Expansion with City of Wasco (in an amount not to exceed $65,707) (from 5/19/98) - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 301-98



Legislative Matters:
Pe-Pz

All Ayes

15) Governor's Proposed Fiscal Year 1998-99 State Budget - ADOPTED RESOLUTION 98-162 SUPPORTING THE STATE VEHICLE LICENSE FEE, IF AND ONLY IF, THERE IS A CONSTITUTIONALLY GUARANTEED SOURCE OF REPLACEMENT REVENUE WHICH WILL RISE AT THE SAME RATE AS VEHICLE LICENSE FEE; RENEWED REQUEST TO THE HONORABLE MEMBERS OF THE LEGISLATURE AND THE GOVERNOR FOR THE RETURN OF LOCAL PROPERTY TAXES TO DISCRETIONARY USE BY COUNTIES, CITIES AND SPECIAL DISTRICTS; DIRECTED THE FORWARDING OF RESOLUTION TO MEMBERS OF THE LEGISLATURE REPRESENTING THE COUNTY AND TO THE GOVERNOR



COUNTY ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE

General Services Division



S.D. #2

Pe-Pa

All Ayes

*16) Proposed purchase of property adjacent to the Arvin landfill from Eugene Greer and Ruth Tarver, for the amount of $84,000.00 plus estimated closing costs of $1,750.00 - MADE FINDING THAT PROJECT IS EXEMPT FROM CEQA PER SECTION 15061(b)(3); DIRECTED CLERK OF THE BOARD TO COMPLETE AND FILE NOTICE OF EXEMPTION; ADOPTED RESOLUTION 98-163 DECLARING INTENTION TO PURCHASE; SET HEARING FOR TUESDAY, JUNE 23, 1998, AT 2:00 P.M.; DIRECTED CLERK OF THE BOARD TO PUBLISH
Pe-Pa

All Ayes

*17) Proposed purchase of property adjacent to the Boron landfill from Roger Hughes, through an exchange with the Bureau of Land Management, for the amount of $80,000.00 plus estimated costs of $7,000.00 - MADE FINDING THAT PROJECT IS EXEMPT FROM CEQA PER SECTION 15061(b)(3); DIRECTED CLERK OF THE BOARD TO COMPLETE AND FILE NOTICE OF EXEMPTION; ADOPTED RESOLUTION 98-164 DECLARING INTENTION TO PURCHASE; SET HEARING FOR TUESDAY, JUNE 23, 1998, AT 2:00 P.M.; DIRECTED CLERK OF THE BOARD TO PUBLISH
Pe-Pa

All Ayes

*18) Proposed purchase of property adjacent to the Arvin Landfill from Miles and Joan Thomas and James and Janet Lampe, for the amount of $189,250.00 plus estimated closing costs of $2,000.00 - MADE FINDING THAT PROJECT IS EXEMPT FROM CEQA PER SECTION 15061(b)(3); DIRECTED CLERK OF THE BOARD TO COMPLETE AND FILE NOTICE OF EXEMPTION; ADOPTED RESOLUTION 98-165 DECLARING INTENTION TO PURCHASE; SET HEARING FOR TUESDAY, JUNE 23, 1998, AT 2:00 P.M.; DIRECTED CLERK OF THE BOARD TO PUBLISH



S.D. #4
Pe-Pa

All Ayes

*19) Proposed purchase of property adjacent to the Lost Hills Landfill from Robert L. Jacobs, Edwin M. Jacobs and Herman Burger, for the amount of $48,210.00 plus estimated costs of $500.00 - MADE FINDING THAT PROJECT IS EXEMPT FROM CEQA PER SECTION 15061(b)(3); DIRECTED CLERK OF THE BOARD TO COMPLETE AND FILE NOTICE OF EXEMPTION; ADOPTED RESOLUTION 98-166 DECLARING INTENTION TO PURCHASE; SET HEARING FOR TUESDAY, JUNE 23, 1998, AT 2:00 P.M.; DIRECTED CLERK OF THE BOARD TO PUBLISH
Pe-Pa

All Ayes

*20) Proposed Amendment No. 1 to Agreement with Pinkerton Security Services and Investigations, for an increase of $60,000.00 and adding the Human Services Department to the agreement - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 302-98



COUNTY ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE

Information Technology Services

Pe-Pa

All Ayes

*21) Proposed Agreement with Brenda D. Greenwood, Special Projects Senior Programmer to provide contract analysis, design and programming support to assist in the Payroll System Year 2000 Compliance Project, in an amount not to exceed $50,000.00 - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 303-98; REFERRED TO PERSONNEL DEPARTMENT TO AMEND THE DEPARTMENTAL POSITIONS AND SALARY SCHEDULE EFFECTIVE MAY 26, 1998

Pe-Pa

All Ayes

*22) Proposed Agreement with Mora Tang to provide contract analysis and programming support as a contract employee to continue upgrading the Kern Integrated Property System (KIPS) for the Assessor pursuant to SB 818, in an amount not to exceed $65,000 -APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 304-98

Pe-Pa

All Ayes

*23) Proposed Agreement with Eric Brown, of Dolphin Safe Software, to provide contract analyst support to continue upgrading the Kern Integrated Property System (KIPS) for the Assessor pursuant to SB 818, in an amount not to exceed $130,000 -APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN

AGREEMENT 305-98

Pe-Pa

All Ayes

*24) Proposed sole source acquisition of the Viasoft Inc. ValidDate software for the Year 2000 Compliance project and to authorize the Purchasing Agent to negotiate and sign a licensing agreement in an amount not to exceed Ten thousand ($10,000) Dollars - APPROVED



COUNTY COUNSEL
Pe-Pa

All Ayes

*25) Resolution fixing time and place for Equalization of Assessments for the Lost Hills Water District Fiscal year January 1, 1999 to December 31, 1999 - APPROVED; ADOPTED RESOLUTION 98-167 SETTING HEARING FOR TUESDAY, JUNE 23, 1998, AT 2:00 P.M. AS THE DATE AND TIME TO HOLD A PUBLIC HEARING TO EQUALIZE ASSESSMENTS FOR THE LOST HILLS WATER DISTRICT



RESOURCE MANAGEMENT AGENCY
Pe-Pa

All Ayes

*26) Memorandum of Understanding with Southern California Association of Publicly Owned Treatment Works for Preparation of Biosolids Ordinance, County to receive $50,000 - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 306-98



RESOURCE MANAGEMENT AGENCY

Community Development Program Department



S.D. #5

Pe-Pa

All Ayes

*27) Plans and Specifications for Casa Loma Drive Road Improvements (Phase II) in Southeast Bakersfield, Funding $274,550; CDBG Funds; Budgeted - APPROVED PLANS AND SPECIFICATIONS; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN; AUTHORIZED COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT TO PUBLISH NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS WITH A BID OPENING DATE OF THURSDAY, JULY 9, 1998



RESOURCE MANAGEMENT AGENCY

Engineering & Survey Services Department



ALL S.D.'s

Pe-Pa

All Ayes

*28) Funding Request for Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Development in Kern County (FY 1998-99: $242,000; FY 1999-2000: $242,000; FY 2000-2001: $243,000) - REFERRED TO BUDGET FILE



S.D. #1
Pe-Pa

All Ayes

*29) Tract No. 5611, Unit 5; South Side of Snow Road, West of Calloway Drive, Northwest Bakersfield; Type "A" Subdivision; SmithTech USA, Inc. For B & B Builders, Inc. - ADOPTED RESOLUTION 98-168 MAKING FINDINGS 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 AND EASEMENT HOLDERS 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), AND RESTORATION OF INGRESS AND EGRESS ACROSS LOT "A" IN TRACT NO. 5611, UNIT 4; APPROVED FINAL MAP; AUTHORIZED CLERK OF BOARD TO SIGN; APPROVED IMPROVEMENT AND MONUMENTATION AGREEMENTS, AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN; RECEIVED AND FILED DOCUMENTS AND ORDERED RECORDED AS APPROPRIATE



S.D. #4
Pe-Pa

All Ayes

*30) Request for Proposal for Soil Confirmation Sampling, Analyses, Evaluations and Recommendations of the Oxygen Enhanced Bioremediation System at the Wasco Airport Impoundment - APPROVED AND AUTHORIZED ISSUANCE
Pe-Pa

All Ayes

*31) Proposed Indemnification Agreement with LAFCO for Dissolution of County Service Area No. 82 (Old Stockdale) - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 307-98



RESOURCE MANAGEMENT AGENCY

Environmental Health Services Department



ALL S.D.'s

Pe-Pa

All Ayes

*32) Proposed Agreement with California Environmental Protection Agency, Department of Toxic Substances Control for Emergency Response Equipment - AUTHORIZED DIRECTOR OF ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH SERVICES DEPARTMENT TO EXECUTE CONTRACTOR'S RELEASE FOR CONTRACT NO. 95-T1005
Pe-Pa

All Ayes

*33) Proposed Agreement with the Department of the Air Force, Air Force Flight Test Center, Edwards, for administration of special hazardous materials and waste programs - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED DIRECTOR OF ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH SERVICES DEPARTMENT TO SIGN



RESOURCE MANAGEMENT AGENCY

Environmental Health Services Department

Animal Control Division



ALL S.D.'s

Pe-Pa

All Ayes

*34) Proposed use of automated attendant feature on telephone system - APPROVED



RESOURCE MANAGEMENT AGENCY

Roads Department



All S.D.'s

Pe-Pa

All Ayes

*35) Resolution Approving Inclusions of Designated Alleys in the County Road System as Maintained Alleys - APPROVED; ADOPTED RESOLUTION 98-169
Pe-Pa

All Ayes

*36) Resolution for Annual Report of Additions to or Exclusions from Mileage of Maintained County Highways - APPROVED; ADOPTED RESOLUTION 98-170



S.D. #2
Pe-Pa

All Ayes

*37) Contract No. 97050, Contract Change Order No. 1 for Construction on Twentieth Street West between Avenue A and Marie Avenue and Rosamond Blvd. between State Highway 14 and Sierra Highway in the amount of $5,825.00 increase - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN
Pe-Pa

All Ayes

*38) Special Event Permit for Boron Chamber of Commerce for Amargo Cruisers' Car Show, June 6, 1998 and December 5, 1998, on Twenty Mule Team Road, between Boron Avenue and Roberts Street - 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



S.D. #3
Pe-Pa

All Ayes

*39) Contract No. 98023, Meadows Field Taxiway "A" Rehabilitation and Taxiway Lighting Circuit Replacement with Granite Construction Company in the amount of $1,177,790.00 - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN



WASTE MANAGEMENT DEPARTMENT

S.D.'s #2 and #5

Pe-Pa

All Ayes

*40) Transfer of Funds from the Burn Dump Reserve to Enable Land Acquisition - AUTHORIZED THE AUDITOR/CONTROLLER TO ESTABLISH A NEW EXPENSE KEY WITHIN THE SOLID WASTE ENTERPRISE FUND (BUDGET UNIT 8993), AND TRANSFER $88,200 FROM THE BURN DUMP RESERVE (KEY 2199) INTO THIS EXPENSE KEY



CONSIDERATION OF ORDINANCES INTRODUCED ON MAY 19, 1998
Pe-Pa

All Ayes

*41) Proposed Ordinance adding Article VIII to Chapter 10.16, Title 10 of the Kern County Ordinance Code concerning preferential parking zones; and proposed Ordinance rescinding subparagraph (5) of Section 10.16.140, Chapter 10.16 and adding subparagraph (6) to Section 10.16.140 of Chapter 10.16, Title 10 of the Kern County Ordinance Code concerning no parking zones on North Lincoln Street - ENACTED ORDINANCES G-6505 AND G-6506



MATTERS FOR EXECUTIVE APPROVAL
Pe-Pa

All Ayes

*42) Budget Transfers - APPROVED #289 THROUGH #298

Pe-Pa

All Ayes

*43) Travel Requests (Out of State) - APPROVED J. RIECHMANN TO TULSA, OK; R. RODRIGUEZ TO COLUMBUS, OH; D. DUQUETTE TO WASHINGTON, D.C.; W. MOULTON TO SANTA FE, NM
Pe-Pa

All Ayes

*44) Minutes for the Week of May 4, 1998 - APPROVED

Pe-Pa

All Ayes

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

All Ayes

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

All Ayes

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



CLOSED SESSION


COUNTY ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE

Pa-Pe

All Ayes

48) Request for Closed Session Regarding Meet and Confer with Kern County Prosecutor's Association -
Pa-Pe

All Ayes

49) Request for closed session regarding Department Head Performance: Director of Office on Aging (from 5/26/98, 10:00 a.m., #40) -
COUNTY COUNSEL
Pa-Pe

All Ayes

50) Request for closed session regarding significant exposure to litigation against the County (one case) arising from the following facts and circumstances believed to be not yet known to potential plaintiffs and need not be disclosed (Government Code Section 54956.9 (b)(1)(3)(A)) (from 5/26/98, 10:00 a.m., #43) -
Pe-Pa RECONVENED FROM CLOSED SESSION AND ADJOURNED TO TUESDAY, JUNE 2, 1998, AT 10:00 A.M.





______________________________

Clerk of the Board







______________________________

Chairman, Board of Supervisors



45) MISCELLANEOUS LETTERS AND DOCUMENTS - FILED
Auditor-Controller-County Clerk
A) Review of Internal Controls over Cash and Cash Receipts and Financial Records of the Personnel Department
B) Review of Desert Counseling Clinic, Inc., Phase I
Clerk of the Board
C) Received, certified, and forwarded to Recorder for Recordation as follows:

Tract Map No. 5843-Phase II

D) Letter of Resignation from Rev. Dr. Ronald A. Sparks of the Aids Advisory Board (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO and Public Health)
E) Letter to Murray A. Powell, Jr. in response to information concerning the Board of Supervisors (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO, Auditor and Property Management)
Community Development
F) County Loan Agreement, Home Investment Partnerships Program, Owner Rehabilitation Program with Anna L. Orr, Conservator of the Estate of William S. Orr, Conservatee
G) County Loan Agreement, Home Investment Partnerships Program, Owner Rehabilitation Program with Jose M. Cisneros
General Services
H) Letter to Mr. Jules J. Ghyselinck of Ghyselinck & Associates in response to county's radio communication system (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
Grand Jury
I) 1997-98 Kern County Grand Jury Final Report on Weights and Measures Department (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO and Weights and Measures)
Planning
J) Proposed Street Name "Bill Walsh Avenue"
Roads
K) Policy of Title Insurance re Co. Rd. 3813, Oak Creek Road, Su Parcel
L) Policy of Title Insurance re Co. Rd. 3813, Oak Creek Road, Pauline Smith Parcel
Treasurer-Tax Collector
M) Investment Portfolio Reports
Miscellaneous
N) Letter from State Board of Equalization re Property Tax Committee Work Plan for 1998 (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO, Assessor and AAB)
O) Letter from State Board of Equalization re 1998 Calendar for the Valuation of Public Utilities and Railroads (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO, Assessor, County Counsel and AAB)
P) Invitation from Boy Scout Troop 712 to attend awarding of the Eagle Scout rank to Brian Doran (Copy to each Supervisor)
Q) Letter from Department of Corrections re State Building Notification-Project Number 9704010 (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO and Property Management)
R) Letter from Mayor Bob Price re Referral of amendment to the Kern River Plan Element for a residential development and the Kern County Sheriff's Mounted Posse equestrian boarding and training facility (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO, Planning and County Counsel)
S) Letter from City of Wasco re Ordinance pertaining to adoption of Amendment No. 2 to the Redevelopment Plan for the Wasco Redevelopment Project (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO, Auditor-Controller, Assessor and Treasurer-Tax Collector)
T) Two (2) transmittal letters to report an illegal or threatened discharge of hazardous waste (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO, Environmental Health and Fire Hazardous Material)
U) PG&E newsletter re Current Issues in the Utility Industry (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO and General Services)
V) U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation News Release re the lowering of Red Bluff Diversion Dam Gates (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
W) Bureau of Reclamation, Mid-Pacific Region Negotiation Advisory re contract amendment negotiations with East Bay Municipal Utility District (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
X) U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs re FY 1998 Program Plan (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
Y) Department of Water Resources Conservation News for April 1998 (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
Z) Resolution of the Governing Board of the Norris School District regarding school facilities fees and mitigation requirements under the Kern County Plan for adequate schools and affordable housing (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO, Planning and County Counsel)
AA) Agenda of Regular meeting of the City of Bakersfield Planning Commission for Thursday, May 21, 1998 (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO and Planning)
46) LETTERS RECEIVED AND REFERRED BY CLERK OF THE BOARD-

APPROVED AND FILED

A) Application for alcohol beverage license - Jeffrey Kenneth Rhoades, 2105 Edison Highway, Unit B, Bakersfield, CA; Rusty's Pizza Parlor, 10824 Rosedale Highway, Bakersfield, CA; Hardwick Cafe, 10 Big Blue Road, Kernville, CA; -REFERRED TO PLANNING (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO and County Counsel)
B) Letter from City of Mission Viejo Library requesting information on Kern County -REFERRED TO LIBRARY AND BOARD OF TRADE (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
C) Letter from Shirley M. Noble re property APN 234-520-24 -REFERRED TO TREASURER (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO and Assessor)
D) Letter from TOSCO re Pipeline Franchise Application -REFERRED TO GENERAL SERVICES (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
47) CLAIMS AND LAW SUITS FILED WITH AND REFERRED BY THE CLERK OF THE BOARD - APPROVED AND FILED
A) Pretrial Status Report in the matter of ASRC Contracting Co., Inc. vs. Field Lining Systems, Inc. and Kern County -REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
B) Claim in the matter of A. Brent Carruth and Terri E. Carruth vs. Kern County REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
C) Claim in the matter of Robert E. Corder vs. Kern County REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
D) Claim in the matter of Shirley Fitzgerald vs. Kern County REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
E) Claim in the matter of Bryan K. Heade vs. Kern County REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
F) Notice of Trustee's Filing of Complaint to Subordinate Claim of Hiuka Sangyo Co., Ltd. before the United States Bankruptcy Court, Central District of California
G) Claim in the matter of Tyleour Lossi, a minor, through his Guardian Ad Litem, Angela Z. Lossi vs. Kern County REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
H) Claim in the matter of Karen Olsen-Moran vs. Kern County REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
I) Claim in the matter of Arcadia Pierce, Shannon Pierce, a minor, by and through her Guardian Ad Litem, Arcadia Pierce vs. Kern County REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
J) Claim in the matter of Gilda Ronquillo vs. Kern County REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)