SUMMARY OF PROCEEDINGS



BOARD OF SUPERVISORS - COUNTY OF KERN



1115 Truxtun Avenue

Bakersfield, California



Regular Meeting

Tuesday, June 1, 1999

9:00 A.M.

BOARD RECONVENED



Supervisors: McQuiston, Perez, Patrick, Peterson, Parra

ROLL CALL: All Present



SALUTE TO FLAG - Led by Supervisor Peterson



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-Pa

All Ayes

1) Proclamation proclaiming May 30 - June 6, 1999 as Glennville Round-Up Week in Kern County - PROCLAIMED; MADE PRESENTATION TO CLINTON BOLENDER; CLINTON BOLENDER HEARD
Pe-Pz

All Ayes

*2) Proclamation proclaiming June 3, 1999 as San Blas, Niyarit, Mexico Delegation Day in Kern County - PROCLAIMED; REFERRED TO CLERK OF THE BOARD FOR PREPARATION
PUBLIC PRESENTATIONS
3) This portion of the meeting is reserved for persons to address the Board on any matter not on this agenda but under the jurisdiction of the Board. Board members may respond briefly to statements made or questions posed. They may ask a question for clarification, make a referral to staff for factual information or request staff to report back to the Board at a later meeting. Also, the Board may take action to direct the staff to place a matter of business on a future agenda. SPEAKERS ARE LIMITED TO TWO MINUTES. PLEASE STATE YOUR NAME BEFORE MAKING YOUR PRESENTATION. THANK YOU! - CAROL MIRANDA HEARD REGARDING CONCERNS FOR THE ELDERLY AND DISABLED CITIZENS OF KERN COUNTY
BOARD MEMBER ANNOUNCEMENTS OR REPORTS
4) On their own initiative, Board members may make an announcement or a report on their own activities. They may ask a question for clarification, make a referral to staff or take action to have staff place a matter of business on a future agenda (Gov. Code Sec. 54954.2[a]) - NO ONE HEARD
DEPARTMENTAL REQUESTS



AGING AND ADULT SERVICES

Pz-Pa

All Ayes

5) Proposed implementation measures and actions for consolidation of services and programs under the Aging and Adult Services Department - CAROL MIRANDA HEARD;



A) APPROVED PROPOSED INTEGRATION PLAN AND ORGANIZATION STRUCTURE FOR AGING AND ADULT SERVICES DEPARTMENT EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 1999;



B) APPROVED ADDITION OF THE FOLLOWING POSITIONS TO THE AGING AND ADULT SERVICES BUDGET UNIT #5610 EFFECTIVE JUNE 1, 1999: ONE (1) BUSINESS MANAGER; ONE (1) PUBLIC HEALTH NURSE I/II; FIVE (5) SOCIAL SERVICES PRACTITIONER I/II OR SOCIAL SERVICE WORKER I/II/III POSITIONS; ONE (1) SOCIAL SERVICE SUPERVISOR I/II; ONE (1) DEPARTMENTAL SYSTEMS COORDINATOR II; ONE (1) ACCOUNT CLERK I/II; ONE (1) HUMAN SERVICES PROGRAM DIRECTOR; ONE (1) HUMAN SERVICES AIDE;



C) APPROVED TRANSFER OF POSITIONS FROM OFFICE ON AGING (BUDGET UNIT #5810) TO AGING AND ADULT SERVICES DEPARTMENT (BUDGET UNIT #5610), EFFECTIVE JULY 3, 1999: ONE (1) DIRECTOR OF AGING AND ADULT SERVICES; ONE (1) ACCOUNTANT I/II/III; ONE (1) ACCOUNT CLERK I/II PART TIME; ONE (1) SECRETARY; ONE (1) ADMINISTRATIVE COORDINATOR; ONE (1) AGING SERVICES COORDINATOR; ONE (1) AGING SERVICES PROGRAM ASSISTANT III; FOUR (4) AGING SERVICES PROGRAM ASSISTANT I/II; THREE (3) AGING SERVICES PROGRAM ASSISTANT I/II PART TIME; TWO (2) SENIOR NUTRITION PROGRAM COORDINATOR PART TIME; ONE (1) COOK III; THREE (3) COOK I/II PART TIME; FOUR (4) FOOD SERVICE WORKER I/II PART TIME; ONE (1) SENIOR NUTRITION SITE SUPERVISOR PART TIME; ONE (1) SENIOR HOME DELIVERY DRIVER; FIVE (5) PER DIEM NUTRITION SITE MANAGER I/II PART TIME; TWO (2) PUBLIC HEALTH NURSE I/II; ONE (1) SENIOR ADULT COORDINATOR; THREE (3) SOCIAL SERVICE WORKER I/II/III OR SOCIAL SERVICE PRACTITIONER I/II; SIX (6) PER DIEM SENIOR NUTRITION PROGRAM DRIVER I/II/III/IV/V; ONE (1) PER DIEM NUTRITION SITE MANAGER III PART TIME; TWO (2) PER DIEM MEAL PREPARER I/II PART TIME; FIVE (5) SENIOR NUTRITION PROGRAM STAFF;



D) APPROVED TRANSFER OF POSITIONS FROM MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES (BUDGET UNIT #4120) TO AGING AND ADULT SERVICES DEPARTMENT (BUDGET UNIT #5610) EFFECTIVE JULY 3, 1999: ONE (1) SENIOR ADULT COORDINATOR; TWO (2) MENTAL HEALTH CASE MANAGEMENT SPECIALIST I/II/III; THREE (3) DEPUTY CONSERVATOR; TWO (2) WORD PROCESSING TECHNICIAN I/II; ONE (1) MENTAL HEALTH CLINICIAN I/II; ONE (1) SUBSTANCE ABUSE SPECIALIST I/II;



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E) APPROVED TRANSFER OF POSITIONS FROM DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES (BUDGET UNIT #5120) TO AGING AND ADULT SERVICES DEPARTMENT (BUDGET UNIT #5610) EFFECTIVE JULY 3, 1999: ONE (1) HUMAN SERVICES PROGRAM DIRECTOR; FOUR (4) SOCIAL SERVICE SUPERVISOR I/II; TWO (2) DEPUTY CONSERVATOR; THIRTY-THREE (33) SOCIAL SERVICES PRACTITIONER I/II OR SOCIAL SERVICE WORKER I/II/III; TWO (2) ELIGIBILITY TECHNICIAN III; ONE (1) WORD PROCESSING TECHNICIAN I/II; FOUR (4) ACCOUNT CLERK I/II; ONE (1) TYPIST CLERK III; TWO (2) TYPIST CLERK I/II; THREE (3) HUMAN SERVICES AIDE; ONE (1) ACCOUNT CLERK IV; TWO (2) ACCOUNT CLERK III;

F) APPROVED ESTABLISHMENT AND ADDITION OF A SUPERVISING DEPUTY CONSERVATOR POSITION TO AGING AND ADULT SERVICES DEPARTMENT (BUDGET UNIT #5610) EFFECTIVE JUNE 1, 1999 AND REFERRED TO PERSONNEL TO DEVELOP A NEW JOB SPECIFICATION, OR MODIFICATION TO AN EXISTING JOB SPECIFICATION;
G) REFERRED TO PERSONNEL TO AMEND DEPARTMENTAL POSITIONS AND SALARY SCHEDULE;
H) REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL DEVELOPMENT OF APPROPRIATE ORDINANCE REVISIONS TO DESIGNATE AGING AND ADULT SERVICES DIRECTOR AS EX-OFFICIO PUBLIC GUARDIAN/CONSERVATOR;
I) REFERRED TO AGING AND ADULT SERVICES DEPARTMENT, CAO, HUMAN SERVICES, AND MENTAL HEALTH FOR IMPLEMENTATION
AIRPORTS
Pe-Pz

All Ayes

*6) Proposed Consent to Assignment and Amendment No. 2 to Lease Agreement with US Airports California, L. P., for the lease site occupied by Airborne Express at Meadows Field - MADE FINDING THAT PROJECT IS EXEMPT FROM CEQA REQUIREMENTS PURSUANT TO SECTION 15301; DIRECTED CLERK OF THE BOARD TO COMPLETE AND FILE NOTICE OF EXEMPTION; APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 321-99
Pe-Pa

All Ayes

7) Termination of Passenger Facility Charge No. 1 at Meadows Field - RECEIVED AND FILED
ASSESSOR-RECORDER
Pe-Pz

All Ayes

*8) Proposed deletions of the following positions: one (1) Appraiser III; one (1) Assessment Clerk IV; one (1) Appraiser IV; and additions of the following positions: two (2) Assessment Roll Supervisor; one (1) Supervising Appraiser in Budget Unit 1130, effective June 5, 1999 - APPROVED; REFERRED TO PERSONNEL TO AMEND DEPARTMENTAL POSITIONS AND SALARY SCHEDULE
AUDITOR-CONTROLLER-COUNTY CLERK
Pe-Pz

All Ayes

*9) Proposed Resolution authorizing Auditor-Controller-County Clerk and Treasurer-Tax Collector to process temporary transfers of funds during Fiscal Year 1999-2000 - APPROVED; ADOPTED RESOLUTION 99-142
BOARD OF TRADE
Pz-Pe

All Ayes

10) Unusual travel request for Dave Hook to represent the Board of Trade at the European Media Blitz in London, Frankfurt, Hamburg and Munich, September 7 through 16, 1999, in an amount not to exceed $4,567 - CONTINUED TO TUESDAY, JUNE 1, 1999 AT 2:00 P.M. (SEE ITEM 2A)
CLERK OF THE BOARD
Pe-Pz

All Ayes

*11) Proposed donation of one fire engine from the Kern County Fire Department to the State of Sonora, Mexico - APPROVED
COUNTY ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE
Pe-Pz

All Ayes

*12) Proposed Amendment No. 5-99 to County Administrative Procedures Manual regarding procedure for reporting and responding to incidents of workplace violence and threats of violence - APPROVED
Pe-Pz

All Ayes

*13) Proposed Board of Supervisors' response to 1998-99 Grand Jury final reports on Kern Family Health Care; Camp Erwin Owen; Lerdo Maximum/Medium Detention Facility; Lamont, Buttonwillow, and Mojave Sheriff Substations; and the Construction Services and Information Technology Services Divisions of the County Administrative Office - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN LETTER TRANSMITTING BOARD'S RESPONSE TO PRESIDING JUDGE OF SUPERIOR COURT
Pe-Pz

All Ayes

*14) Request to appropriate unanticipated revenue from premiums for health benefits claims in the amount of $1,619,697 to Appropriations for Contingencies in the Group Health Self Insurance Internal Service Fund (#30010), and a request for budget transfer from Appropriations for Contingencies to Budget Unit #8960 (Fund #30019) in the amount of $1,619,697 - APPROVED
Pe-Pz

All Ayes

*15) Proposed transfer of welfare fraud investigation function to District Attorney from Department of Human Services - APPROVED; REFERRED IMPLEMENTATION TO DISTRICT ATTORNEY, HUMAN SERVICES, AND CAO
Pr-Pz

All Ayes

16) Preliminary review of Governor's May revision of the Proposed State Budget for FY 1999-2000 - RECEIVED AND FILED
COUNTY ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE

General Services Division



S.D. #1

Pe-Pz

All Ayes

*17)

(1650.7330) Plans and specifications for repainting interior and exterior surfaces of the Ridgecrest Administration Building - MADE FINDING THAT PROJECT IS EXEMPT FROM CEQA PER SECTION 15301(a); AUTHORIZED GENERAL SERVICES TO FILE NOTICE OF EXEMPTION; APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN; AUTHORIZED PURCHASING AGENT TO SOLICIT BIDS
S.D. #3
WITH-

DRAWN

*18) (1650.7097) Plans and specifications for remodel of the HVAC system at Kern Health Systems -
WITH-

DRAWN

*19) (1650.7331) Plans and specifications for repainting exterior surfaces at Kern Health Systems -
S.D. #5
Pe-Pz

All Ayes

*20) (8211.8355) Change Order No. 18, providing for an increase of $21,733.81 for the Kern Medical Center Surgical Facility Addition - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN
All S.D.'s
Pa-Pe

All Ayes

21) Proposed organizational changes in two General Services' Internal Services Funds, Fleet Services and Reprographics, and deletion of positions - BARRY POTTER, AUTOMOTIVE DISPATCHER AND SERVICE WRITER, AND PAUL KANADY, SERVICE WORKER AT COUNTY GARAGE, HEARD; A) APPROVED DELETION OF ONE (1) AUTOMOTIVE PARTS STOREKEEPER II; ONE (1) AUTOMOTIVE DISPATCHER & SERVICE WRITER; AND ONE (1) AUTOMOTIVE SERVICE WORKER I/II, IN BUDGET UNIT 8950, EFFECTIVE JULY 6, 1999; B) AUTHORIZED ESTABLISHMENT OF BUDGET UNIT #1153, REPROGRAPHICS; C) AUTHORIZED AUDITOR-CONTROLLER TO TRANSFER YEAR-END ENCUMBRANCES FROM FUND #30014, BUDGET UNIT #8945, TO BUDGET UNIT #1153 AT CLOSE OF FISCAL YEAR 1998-99; D) APPROVED TRANSFER OF APPROPRIATIONS FOR CONTINGENCIES IN THE AMOUNT OF $210,547 PER BUDGET TRANSFER ON JUNE 30, 1999, TO BUDGET UNIT #1153; E) AUTHORIZED COUNTY ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE, AUDITOR-CONTROLLER AND PERSONNEL DEPT. TO COORDINATE MOVEMENT OF ALL POSITIONS AND EMPLOYEES FROM FUND #30014, BUDGET UNIT #8945, TO BUDGET UNIT #1153, EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 1999; F) AUTHORIZED TRANSFER OF LIABILITIES IN FUND #30014 AS OF JUNE 30, 1999, TO THE GENERAL FUND, INCLUDING REPAYMENT TO THE ACO-GENERAL FUND BY THE GENERAL FUND; G) AUTHORIZED COUNTY ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE AND AUDITOR-CONTROLLER TO COORDINATE AND TAKE APPROPRIATE ACTIONS TO ESTABLISH BUDGET UNIT #1153 AND CLOSING OF FUND #30014, BUDGET UNIT #8945; H) REFERRED TO PERSONNEL TO AMEND DEPARTMENTAL POSITIONS AND SALARY SCHEDULE
COUNTY COUNSEL
Pe-Pz

All Ayes

*22) Request of Board of Trade to destroy records no longer needed and eligible for destruction - APPROVED
Pe-Pz

All Ayes

*23) Proposed Resolution providing for the borrowing of funds for Fiscal Year 1999-2000, and the issuance and sale of 1999 Tax and Revenue Anticipation Notes therefor in the principal amount not to exceed $25,000,000 in the name of the Kern High School District and authorizing and directing certain actions with respect thereto - ADOPTED RESOLUTION 99-143
EMPLOYERS' TRAINING RESOURCE
Pe-Pz

All Ayes

*24) Proposed retroactive Agreement with the Kern High School District to provide work experience activities in Kern County to individuals eligible under welfare-to-work, in an amount not to exceed $73,500, from March 1, 1999 through June 30, 1999 (prior notification February 23, 1999) - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 322-99
Pe-Pz

All Ayes

*25) Proposed retroactive Agreement with the Kern Community College District to provide work experience activities in Kern County to individuals eligible under welfare-to-work, in an amount not to exceed $200,000, from March 1, 1999 through June 30, 1999 (prior notification February 23, 1999) - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 323-99
Pe-Pz

All Ayes

*26) Proposed Amendment No. 1 to increase amount of Subgrant Agreement No. 673-98 with the Kern High School District for JTPA Title IIA 8%-30% funds to provide activities that create and support paid internships and work experience for JTPA eligible youth in an amount not to exceed $65,000 - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 324-99
FIRE DEPARTMENT
Pe-Pz

All Ayes

*27) Proposed establishment of interest-bearing State Fire Trust Fund (#24043) - APPROVED; APPROVED JOURNAL TRANSFER OF REVENUE IN THE AMOUNT OF $137,905.66 FROM FUND 00011, BUDGET UNIT 2415, ACCOUNT NO. 5265 TO NEW TRUST FUND
HUMAN SERVICES
Pe-Pz

All Ayes

*28) Proposed Save Harmless Agreement and Covenant Not to Sue with Mojave Unified School District, for the Kern Works Job Fair in Mojave, June 30, 1999 - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 325-99
KERN MEDICAL CENTER
Pe-Pz

All Ayes

*29) Proposed Amendment No. 1 to Agreement with Kevin Schmidt, D.O., changing tax status to incorporation - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 326-99
Pe-Pz

All Ayes

*30) Proposed Agreement with Lawrence J. Etue for social work consultation services, from June 1, 1999 to May 31, 2000, in an amount not to exceed $31,000 annually - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 327-99
Pe-Pz

All Ayes

*31) Proposed Agreement with Siu-Keung Chung, M.D., for critical care medical services, from July 1, 1999 to June 30, 2001, in an amount not exceed $200,000 annually - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 328-99
Pe-Pz

All Ayes

*32) Proposed Agreement with Cardinal Drug Distribution, for purchase of pharmaceuticals, from June 1, 1999 to May 31, 2002, with automatic annual renewal thereafter - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 329-99
Pe-Pz

All Ayes

*33) Proposed Agreement with California Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development, for acceptance of Song-Brown Grant Funds to expand the Family Practice Residency Program, in the amount of $103,230 - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 330-99; ADOPTED RESOLUTION 99-144 ACCEPTING GRANT
Pe-Pz

All Ayes

*34) Proposed reappointment of Medical Staff Membership of seventy-one physicians - APPROVED
LIBRARY
Pe-Pz

All Ayes

*35) Request to temporarily close the Kern County Library's Lamont branch from Monday, June 7 through Friday, June 11, 1999 to permit necessary repairs to the flooring, lighting and soffit and to provide bookmobile service - APPROVED
MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES
Pe-Pz

All Ayes

*36) Proposed acceptance of Drug Court Partnership Grant from State Department of Alcohol and Drug Programs for Fiscal Year 1998-99/1999-2000, in an amount not to exceed $125,000 annually up to forty-eight (48) months to increase existing drug court services in the Shafter and Delano area - APPROVED
Pe-Pz

All Ayes

*37) Proposed one-year Agreement with Allison Little, Ph.D., commencing July 1, 1999, for the provision of specialized clinical supervision and training to Department staff and mental health services for County high-risk adolescent clients, for a total contract amount not to exceed $36,000 - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 331-99
Pe-Pz

All Ayes

*38) Proposed retroactive approval of Amendment No. 2 to Agreement No. 664-98 with Citizens for The Betterment of Community and Country, Inc., for Fiscal Year 1998-99, for the provision of CalWORKS services (extending term from January 1, 1999 through June 30, 1999); no fiscal impact; (prior notification on May 18, 1999) - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 332-99
Pe-Pz

All Ayes

*39) Proposed approval to provide Children's Service Providers funding adjustments within contracted maximums to reflect actual service delivery (no impact on the County General Fund) for Fiscal Years 1993-94 through 1997-98 in the amount of $2,406,277 - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED DEPARTMENT TO ISSUE PAYMENTS WHERE APPLICABLE
PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICES
Pe-Pa

All Ayes

40) Proposed retroactive Agreement with Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development, for rural health development funds, from April 1, 1999 through June 30, 2000, in an amount not to exceed $44,060 (prior notification April 25, 1999) - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 333-99
Pe-Pz

All Ayes

*41) Proposed deletion of one part-time Temporary Staff Nurse position and addition of one full-time Permanent Staff Nurse position in the Department of Public Health Budget 4110-D, effective July 1, 1999 - APPROVED; REFERRED TO PERSONNEL TO AMEND DEPARTMENTAL POSITIONS AND SALARY SCHEDULE
SHERIFF
Pe-Pz

All Ayes

*42) Proposed Agreement with Canteen Correctional Services, Division of Compass Group USA, Inc., to provide inmate food services through June 30, 2002, in an amount not to exceed $3,250,000 - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 334-99
TREASURER-TAX COLLECTOR
Pe-Pz

All Ayes

*43) Pooled Cash Portfolio Analysis and Cash Receipts and Disbursements for the Month of April, 1999- RECEIVED AND FILED
CLOSED SESSIONS
COUNTY COUNSEL
Pa-Pz

All Ayes

44) Request for Closed Session regarding significant exposure to litigation against the County (one case) (Government Code Section 54956.9 (b)(1)(3)(A)) -
Pz-Pr RECONVENED FROM CLOSED SESSION; RECESSED TO 2:00 P.M.







Administrative Coordinator







Chairman, Board of Supervisors



SUMMARY OF PROCEEDINGS



BOARD OF SUPERVISORS - COUNTY OF KERN



1115 Truxtun Avenue

Bakersfield, California



Regular Meeting

Tuesday, June 1, 1999



2:00 P.M.



BOARD RECONVENED

Supervisors: McQuiston, Perez, Patrick, Peterson, Parra

ROLL CALL: All Present



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



BOARD ACTION SHOWN IN CAPS



PUBLIC PRESENTATIONS
1) This portion of the meeting is reserved for persons to address the Board on any matter not on this agenda but under the jurisdiction of the Board. Board members may respond briefly to statements made or questions posed. They may ask a question for clarification, make a referral to staff for factual information or request staff to report back to the Board at a later meeting. Also, the Board may take action to direct the staff to place a matter of business on a future agenda. SPEAKERS ARE LIMITED TO TWO MINUTES. PLEASE STATE YOUR NAME BEFORE MAKING YOUR PRESENTATION. THANK YOU! - NO ONE HEARD
BOARD MEMBER ANNOUNCEMENTS OR REPORTS
2) On their own initiative, Board members may make an announcement or a report on their own activities. They may ask a question for clarification, make a referral to staff or take action to have staff place a matter of business on a future agenda (Gov. Code Sec. 54954.2[a]) - NO ONE HEARD
BOARD OF TRADE
Pa-Pz

All Ayes

2A) Unusual travel request for Dave Hook to represent the Board of Trade at the European Media Blitz in London, Frankfurt, Hamburg and Munich, September 7 through 16, 1999, in an amount not to exceed $4,567 (from 6/1/99, 9:00 a.m., Item No. 10) - APPROVED

RESOURCE MANAGEMENT AGENCY

Planning Department

Continued Hearing
Pr-Pe

All Ayes

*3) Request from Rene Aries by Don Ward to change the permitted uses from Limited Agriculture to Highway-Related Commercial to develop a commercial center on 3.49 acres located at northwest corner of Northgate Boulevard and State Route 58, North Edwards (SD2)

Specific Request:

(a) A change in zone classification from A-1 to CH PD or a more restrictive district (ZCC #6, Map #194)

(b) Approval of a Precise Development Plan for a commercial center in a CH PD District (PDPlan #1, Map #194)

(Negative Declaration; Published Mojave Desert News) - OPENED HEARING; NO ONE HEARD; CLOSED HEARING; ADOPTED NEGATIVE DECLARATION AND MITIGATION MEASURE MONITORING PROGRAM; ADOPTED RESOLUTIONS 99-145 AND 99-146 AND ENACTED ORDINANCE G-6601 APPROVING ZONE CHANGE AS REQUESTED, APPROVING PRECISE DEVELOPMENT PLAN SUBJECT TO CONDITIONS INCLUDING REVISED CONDITION 7

Hearing
Pr-Pe

All Ayes

*4) Request from Scott Shacklett to change the permitted uses from Recreation-Forestry to General Agriculture for an agricultural business and to include 49.37 acres within the boundaries of an Agricultural Preserve on 49.37 acres located on the east side of Highway 178, approximately four miles east of Onyx (SD1)

Specific Request:

(a) A change in zone classification from RF to A (ZCC #4, Map #19)

(b) Inclusion of 49.37 acres within an Agricultural Preserve (Ag Pres #15 - Incl)

(General Rule, Section 15061(b)(3); Published Kern Valley Sun) - OPENED HEARING; NO ONE HEARD; CLOSED HEARING; ADOPTED RESOLUTIONS 99-147 AND 99-148 AND ENACTED ORDINANCE G-6602 APPROVING ZONE CHANGE AND INCLUSION AS REQUESTED

DEPARTMENTAL REQUESTS



RESOURCE MANAGEMENT AGENCY

Planning Department

Land Use
All S.D.'s
Pr-Pe

All Ayes

*5) Report regarding State Department of Conservation Draft Open Space Subvention Act Regulations - RECEIVED AND FILED; APPROVED; DIRECTED STAFF TO CONVEY OPPOSITION OUTLINED IN REPORT TO STATE, AND AUTHORIZE PLANNING DEPARTMENT TO ATTEND A PUBLIC HEARING IN SACRAMENTO ON MONDAY, JUNE 14, 1999, TO PROVIDE TESTIMONY IN OPPOSITION TO THE PROPOSED REGULATIONS

RESOURCE MANAGEMENT AGENCY

Community Development Program

S.D. #4
Pr-Pe

All Ayes

*6) Proposed Amendments to the County of Kern's Fiscal Year 1997-1998 and Fiscal Year 1998-1999 Annual Action Plans for Community Development Programs - OPENED HEARING; NO ONE HEARD; CLOSED HEARING; APPROVED AMENDMENTS TO COUNTY OF KERN'S FISCAL YEAR 1997-1998 AND FISCAL YEAR 1998-1999 ANNUAL ACTION PLANS FOR COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS; A) CANCEL CD ACTIVITY #21.97.2 FOR WASCO ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT BUSINESS RETENTION/EXPANSION AND TRANSFER REMAINING BALANCE OF $57,184.41 TO CD ACTIVITIES #21.97.3, WASCO ALLEY RECONSTRUCTION IMPROVEMENTS AND CD ACTIVITY #21.97.5, WASCO SKATE PARK IMPROVEMENTS (MULTI-PHASE/PHASE I-DESIGN); B) AMEND CD ACTIVITY #21.97.3 FOR WASCO ALLEY RECONSTRUCTION IMPROVEMENTS TO INCREASE SCOPE OF ACTIVITY AS DESCRIBED AND BUDGET FROM $34,875 TO $62,475 BY TRANSFERRING $27,600 FROM CANCELED CD ACTIVITY #21.97.2; C) CREATE CD ACTIVITY #21.97.5 FOR WASCO SKATE PARK IMPROVEMENTS (MULTI-PHASE/PHASE I-DESIGN) AND TRANSFER $29,584.41 FROM CANCELED CD ACTIVITY #21.97.2; D) AMEND CD ACTIVITY #23.98.1 FOR BUTTONWILLOW RECREATION BUILDING IMPROVEMENTS BY REDIRECTING $107,700 IN FUNDING FROM COUNTY RECREATION BUILDING TO RECREATION AND PARK DISTRICT CENTER ON EAST 1ST STREET; AUTHORIZED NECESSARY COUNTY AND HUD BUDGET ADJUSTMENTS AND TRANSFERS; AUTHORIZED DIRECTOR OF CDPD TO SUBMIT ALL DOCUMENTATION RELATED TO AMENDMENT TO HUD

S.D. #5
Pr-Pe

All Ayes

*7) Proposed Amendment No. 4 to Agreement 006-93 with RRM Design Group, providing $36,900 in CDBG funds for preparation of the Downtown Arvin Conceptual Design Report - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 335-99

Pr-Pe

All Ayes

*8) Proposed Agreement for Construction, Maintenance Agreement and Memorandum of Understanding with Patscheck Electric and Construction for Phase III of the Downtown Arvin Landscape Improvement project, in an amount not to exceed $236,570.22 (continued from May 25, 1999, 2:00 p.m., Item #12) - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN

AGREEMENTS 336-99, 337-99 AND 338-99

RESOURCE MANAGEMENT AGENCY

Engineering and Survey Services

Hearing
S.D.'s #1, #2, #4 and #5
Pr-Pe

All Ayes

*9) Proposed confirmation of costs incurred for the abatement of public nuisances located at:

A) 8136 Rockyhill Road, Onyx (APN 321-171-55) S.D. #1 - $2,065.42

B) 21701 Howze Ave., Shafter (APN 104-012-19) S.D. #1 - $1,226.00

C) #2 Maple Ln.,Lake Isabella (APN 062-121-11) S.D. #1 - $1,389.33

D) 15762 "M" St., Mojave (APN 236-241-03) S.D. #2 - $2,200.95

E) 415 VanBuren St., Taft (APN 199-141-04) S.D. #4 - $1,770.48

F) 1908 LaFrance Dr., Bakersfield (APN 148-062-11) S.D. #4 - $1,706.20

G) 302 Buchanan Street, Taft (APN 199-182-14) S.D. #4 - $1,683.68

H) 36041 Lebec Road, Lebec (APN 255-215-15) S.D. #4 - $2,161.60

I) 5022 Mayfair Ct., Bakersfield (APN 173-102-03) S.D. #5 - $ 947.95

J) 1/3 acre of a 153-acre parcel on the south side of Muller, -mile east of So. Fairfax (APN 174-013-07) S.D. #5 - $1,410.60

OPENED HEARING; NO ONE HEARD; CLOSED HEARING; RECEIVED AND FILED REPORT; ADOPTED RESOLUTION 99-149 CONFIRMING THE LISTED EXPENDITURES; ORDERED THE COST OF ABATING THE PUBLIC NUISANCES, IF UNPAID WITHIN 10 DAYS, SHALL BE AN ASSESSMENT AGAINST THE REAL PROPERTIES WHICH SHALL CONSTITUTE A SPECIAL ASSESSMENT AGAINST, AND A LIEN UPON, EACH RESPECTIVE PROPERTY; SPECIAL ASSESSMENTS TO BE COLLECTED AT THE SAME TIME AND IN THE SAME MANNER AS ORDINARY COUNTY TAXES ARE COLLECTED AND SHALL BE SUBJECT TO THE SAME PENALTIES AND THE SAME PROCEDURE FOR THE SALE IN CASE OF DELINQUENCY AS PROVIDED FOR ORDINARY COUNTY TAXES; REQUESTED COUNTY COUNSEL TO PREPARE A NOTICE OF LIEN TO BE FILED IN THE OFFICE OF THE RECORDER OF THE COUNTY OF KERN; DIRECTED THE ENGINEERING & SURVEY SERVICES DEPARTMENT TO MAIL NOTICE TO THE PROPERTY OWNERS

All S.D.'s
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All Ayes

*10) Proposed Proposition 4, Appropriations Limit for Fiscal Year 1999-2000 for County Service Areas - RECEIVED AND FILED REPORT AND DOCUMENTATION; SET DATE TO ESTABLISH APPROPRIATIONS LIMITS FOR COUNTY SERVICE AREAS FOR FISCAL YEAR 1999-2000 FOR TUESDAY, JUNE 29, 1999, AT 2:00 P.M.

RESOURCE MANAGEMENT AGENCY

Roads Department

All S.D.'s
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All Ayes

*11) Report regarding lack of coordination and timely relocation of Pacific Bell facilities on road projects - RECEIVED AND FILED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN PROPOSED LETTER TO PACIFIC BELL

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All Ayes

*12) Transit TDA claim for Fiscal Year 1999-2000 in the amount of $2,852,430 - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED DIRECTOR OF ROADS TO SIGN FOR TRANSIT AND ROADS

S.D. #1
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All Ayes

*13) Proposed Special Event Permit for Fireman's Muster and Competition from Kern County Fire Fighter's Burn Survivors, June 19 and 20, 1999, on Kern River Drive between Burlando Road and Kernville Road - MADE FINDING THAT EVENT WILL NOT RESULT IN OBSTRUCTION OF TRAFFIC, THAT THERE IS NO EVIDENCE THAT EVENT WILL LEAD TO BREACH OF PEACE, RIOT OR OTHER DISORDERLY CONDUCT, THAT EVENT WILL NOT CONFLICT WITH OTHER PERMITS GRANTED AND THAT TEMPORARY CLOSURE IS NECESSARY FOR SAFETY AND PROTECTION OF PERSONS; APPROVED

S.D. #2
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All Ayes

*14) Proposed Contract No. 99012, accepting low bid of Granite Construction for construction on Sebastian Road and Rancho Road, in an amount not to exceed $483,811 - ACCEPTED LOW BID; AUTHORIZED ROADS TO PREPARE NECESSARY CONTRACT DOCUMENTS AND RELEASE ALL OTHER BID GUARANTEES

S.D. #4
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All Ayes

*15) Proposed Special Event Permit for Soap Box Derby from Frazier Park Downhill Derby, July 4, 1999, on Mt. Pinos Way between Monterey and Fresno Trail - MADE FINDING THAT EVENT WILL NOT RESULT IN OBSTRUCTION OF TRAFFIC, THAT THERE IS NO EVIDENCE THAT EVENT WILL LEAD TO BREACH OF PEACE, RIOT OR OTHER DISORDERLY CONDUCT, THAT EVENT WILL NOT CONFLICT WITH OTHER PERMITS GRANTED AND THAT TEMPORARY CLOSURE IS NECESSARY FOR SAFETY AND PROTECTION OF PERSONS; APPROVED

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All Ayes

*16) Contract No. 99026, Contract Change Order No. 1 for construction on Lakewood Drive and Lake Place, an increase of $194.40 - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 339-99

S.D.'s #2 & #4
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*17) Contract No. 99011, Contract Change Order No. 1 for construction on various roads in the Mettler Area, an increase of $16,431.00 - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN

WASTE MANAGEMENT
S.D. #1
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All Ayes

*18) Proposed Amendment No. 1 to Agreement 21294-98 with Mitchell Brown General Engineering, Inc., to provide operational services at the McFarland-Delano Transfer Station in an amount not to exceed $480,000 - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 340-99

S.D.'s #1 and #2
Pe-Pz

4 Ayes

1 No/Pa

19) Request by Benz Sanitation, Inc., Boron Sanitation, Mojave Sanitation, Ridgecrest Sanitation, and Rosamond Sanitation to extend garbage collection franchises - ROY WEYGAND, PRESIDENT OF KERN TAX, AND LARRY MOXLEY, REPRESENTING ZONE 2 HAULERS, HEARD; RECEIVED AND FILED DOCUMENT; APPROVED FRANCHISE EXTENSION; MADE DETERMINATION REGARDING LENGTH OF EXTENSION TERM; REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL FOR PREPARATION OF RESOLUTION APPROVING EXTENSION

S.D. #2
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*20) Proposed Contract No. 99031, accepting low bid of Wood Brothers, Inc., for construction of the Arvin Sanitary Landfill Stockpile in an amount not to exceed $129,000 - ACCEPTED LOW BID; AUTHORIZED ROADS TO PREPARE NECESSARY CONTRACT DOCUMENTS AND RELEASE ALL OTHER BID GUARANTEES

S.D. #5
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All Ayes

*21) Proposed Contract No. 99034, accepting low bid of Bakersfield Well & Pump Company to drill a reverse rotary water supply well at Bakersfield Metropolitan Sanitary Landfill in an amount not to exceed $219,302 - ACCEPTED LOW BID; AUTHORIZED ROADS TO PREPARE NECESSARY CONTRACT DOCUMENTS AND RELEASE ALL OTHER BID GUARANTEES

CONSIDERATION OF ORDINANCE INTRODUCED ON MAY 25, 1999
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*22) Proposed Ordinance adding subsection (93) to Section 10.16.041, Chapter 10.16 of the Kern County Ordinance Code concerning no stopping zone on the west side of Park Drive and rescinding subsections (65) and (67) of Section 10.16.070 - ENACTED ORDINANCE G-6603

MATTERS FOR EXECUTIVE APPROVAL
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All Ayes

*23) Budget Transfers - APPROVED #239 THROUGH #245
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All Ayes

*24) Minutes for week of May 3, 1999 - APPROVED
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All Ayes

*25) Miscellaneous Letters and Documents - FILED
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All Ayes

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

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All Ayes

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

Pa-Pz ADJOURNED TO TUESDAY, JUNE 8, 1999, AT 9:00 A.M.





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Deputy Clerk of the Board





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Chairman, Board of Supervisors

25) Miscellaneous Letters and Documents - FILED
Community Development Department
A) County Loan Agreement, HOME Investment Partnerships Program, First-Time Homebuyers Mortgage Assistance Program with Gerardo Ramirez and Violeta Ramirez
General Services
B) Grant Deed of a portion of APN 521-08-04, McFarland-Delano Sanitary Landfill, from Glenn L. Whisler
C) Grant of Easement to Kern County for easement or right-of-way for roadway, sidewalk, curb and gutter purposes from Bill J. and Brenda Joyce Hicks
Local Agency Formation Commission
D) Minutes of Tuesday, April 27, 1999 meeting (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
E) Agenda of meeting on Tuesday, May 25, 1999 (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
F) Proceeding No. 1260, Report and Recommendation in the matter of Lamont PUD, Annexation No. 23 (Copies to each Supervisor and CAO)
Treasurer-Tax Collector
G) Kern County Deferred Compensation Plans Quarterly Statements for quarter ended March 31, 1999
Miscellaneous
H) Letters from various individuals re banning the application of sewage sludge (Copies to each Supervisor, CAO, RMA, Environmental Health and County Counsel)
I) Letter from Alene Taylor, Supervisor of District 5, Kings County, challenging Boards of Supervisors throughout the Central San Joaquin Valley to contribute $10,000 to the California Central Valley Economic Development Corporation (Copies to each Supervisor and CAO)
J) Petition signed by various individuals re banning the application of sewage sludge on private land (Copies to each Supervisor, CAO, RMA, Environmental Health and County Counsel)
K) Letter from President of California State University Bakersfield re support of the Kern River Freeway (Copies to each Supervisor, CAO, RMA and Kern COG)
L) Agenda of meeting from Kern County Planning Commission on Thursday, May 27, 1999
M) Agenda of meeting from the AIDS Advisory Board of Kern County, Ryan White Sub-Committee, on Wednesday, June 2, 1999
N) Agenda of meeting from Kern County's AIDS Advisory Board on Wednesday, June 2, 1999
O) Agenda of meeting from Kern County Children and Families First Commission on Wednesday, May 26, 1999
P) Minutes of meeting from Kern Council of Governments, Transportation Planning Policy Committee, held on April 15, 1999 (Copies to each Supervisor and CAO)
Q) Bulletin from National Institute of Justice re Issues and Practices for Police-Corrections Partnerships (Copies to each Supervisor, CAO, Sheriff and Probation)
R) California State Association of Counties (CSAC) Legislative Bulletin (Copies to each Supervisor and CAO)
S) Notice from Southern California Gas Company re proposed $4.6 million rate decrease, Application No. 99-05-029 (Copies to each Supervisor, CAO, General Services and County Counsel)
T) Notice from State Water Resources Control Board re application to appropriate water by permit, Application 26351 (Copies to each Supervisor, CAO, County Counsel and ESS)
U) Notice from State Water Resources Control Board re application to appropriate water by permit and notice of change petition, Application 26454 (Copies to each Supervisor, CAO, County Counsel and ESS)
V) Notice from State Water Resources Control Board re petition for temporary change involving the transfer of up to 30,000 acre-feet of water under Natomas Central Mutual Water Company's Licenses (Copies to each Supervisor, CAO, RMA and County Counsel)
W) Notice from State Board of Equalization re Phase II revision of local equalization rules (Copies to each Supervisor, CAO, County Counsel and Assessor)
X) Notice from Environmental Protection Agency re a draft permit which regulates the emission of air pollutants, Public Notice No. SJ-98-01 (Copies to each Supervisor, CAO, Planning and County Counsel)
Y) News Release from the Dept. of Interior re postponement of Reclamation and Contra Costa Water District's negotiation session (Copies to each Supervisor and CAO)
26) Miscellaneous Departmental Referrals by Clerk of the Board - APPROVED AND FILED
A) Letter from Trudy Unger re concern regarding an incident in Treasurer-Tax Collector's office - REFERRED TO TREASURER-TAX COLLECTOR (Copies to each Supervisor and CAO)
B) Letter from Fredreick R. Clayton re concerns regarding a court date - REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL
C) Letter from Tehachapi Unified School District re adoption of resolution exempting the Cummings Valley School project from local zoning requirements - REFERRED TO PLANNING (Copies to each Supervisor and CAO)
D) Letter from Pacific Legal Foundation requesting information regarding Kern County's compliance with Proposition 209 - REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL
E) Letter from Jones Hall, Attorneys at Law, re Kern High School District 1999 Tax and Revenue Anticipation Notes - REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL
F) Application for alcohol beverage license: El Puerto Seafood, 2105 Edison Highway, Suite P9-P10, Bakersfield - REFERRED TO PLANNING (Copies to each Supervisor and CAO)
27) Claims and Lawsuits filed with and referred by Clerk of the Board - APPROVED AND FILED
A) Claim in the matter of Paul Smith vs. Kern County - REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
B) Claim in the matter of Tedd Call vs. Kern County - REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
C) Claim in the matter of Fremont Compensation Insurance Company vs. Kern County - REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
D) Claim in the matter of Cheryl A. McCoy vs. Kern County - REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
E) Claim in the matter of Roy and Betty Cross vs. Kern County - REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
F) Claim in the matter of Yolanda Clark vs. Kern County - REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
G) Summons and complaint in the matter of Harley Earl Moore vs. Kern County - REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
H) Summons and complaint in the matter of Cawelo Water District vs. Kern County - REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
I) Summons and complaint in the matter of Cruz Holguin vs. Kern County - REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)