SUMMARY OF PROCEEDINGS



BOARD OF SUPERVISORS - COUNTY OF KERN



1115 Truxtun Avenue

Bakersfield, California



Regular Meeting

Monday, July 6, 1998



2:00 P.M.



BOARD RECONVENED

Supervisors: McQuiston, Perez, Patrick, Peterson, Parra

ROLL CALL: All Present



SALUTE TO FLAG - Led by Supervisor Perez



NOTE: Mc, Pz, Pa, Pe, Pr are abbreviations for Supervisors McQuiston, Perez, Patrick, Peterson, and Parra, respectively. For example, Pa-Pe denotes Supervisor Patrick made the motion and Supervisor Peterson seconded it. The abbreviation (Ab) means absent, and (Abd) abstained.



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



BOARD ACTION SHOWN IN CAPS



PUBLIC PRESENTATIONS


1)


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


FIRE DEPARTMENT



Pz-Pe

All Ayes



*3)


Protest Hearing re Bills to Property Owners for Hazard Reduction/Weed Abatement Program Costs - OPENED HEARING; NO ONE HEARD; CLOSED HEARING; AFFIRMED COST BILLINGS; DESIGNATED FIRE DEPARTMENT AS COLLECTING DEPARTMENT TO PURSUE COST BILLS UNPAID AS OF AUGUST 6, 1998


RESOURCE MANAGEMENT AGENCY

Planning Department



Pz-Pe

All Ayes



*4)


Request from Bakersfield Real Estate Group by Porter-Robertson Engineering and Surveying to change the permitted uses from 1/7 acre Residential lots to 1/4 acre Residential lots and to approve the subdivision of a 20-acre parcel into 29 residential lots located on both sides of Lene Place, 1/4 mile west of Comanche Drive, Bakersfield. (SD 1)

Specific Request:

(a) A change in zone classification from R-1 to E (1/4) or a more restrictive district (ZCC No. 10, Map No. 104-16); and

(b) A 29 lot single-family residential subdivision including one sump lot; variances to the Land Division Ordinance to allow lot depth in excess of three times the lot width, key lots, and nonradial lot lines (TR No. 5077 (Revised))

(Negative Declaration; Published Bakersfield Californian) - (Tape 1823) OPENED HEARING; NO ONE HEARD; CLOSED HEARING; ADOPTED NEGATIVE DECLARATION AND MITIGATION MEASURE MONITORING PROGRAM; ADOPTED RESOLUTIONS 98-215 AND 98-216 AND ENACTED ORDINANCE G-6519 APPROVING ZONE CHANGE TO BECOME EFFECTIVE UPON RECORDATION OF THE FINAL TRACT MAP AND APPROVING TENTATIVE TRACT SUBJECT TO CONDITIONS

Pe-Pa

All Ayes

5) Request from Scott Fulmer by Alta Engineering/Hughes Surveying to change the permitted uses from -acre Residential to Low-density Residential (6,000 square foot lots) and High-density Residential (1 dwelling unit each 1500 square feet) on the two parts of a acre parcel located at 4419 Blomquist Drive, southwest Bakersfield. (SD 4)

Specific Request:

A change in zone classification from E () RS to R-1 and R-3 PD or more restrictive districts (ZCC No. 75, Map No. 123-2)

(Categorically Exempt, Section 15303; Published Bakersfield Californian) - (Tape 1823) OPENED HEARING; DAN BYRUM; GERALD PATTERSON; SUSAN WARD; DON MORGAN; AND FAYE MOREE HEARD IN OPPOSITION TO RECOMMENDATION; WILEY HUGHES, REPRESENTING SCOTT FULMER; AND SCOTT FULMER HEARD IN SUPPORT OF RECOMMENDATION; CLOSED HEARING; RECEIVED AND FILED DOCUMENTS; DENIED REQUEST; REFERRED TO STAFF TO MAKE AMENDMENT TO 2010 GENERAL PLAN TO REFLECT EXISTING LAND USE

Pz-Pe

All Ayes

*6) Request from Charles Olivieri by David Montoya to change the permitted uses from Industrial to Residential and to legalize a mobilehome presently on 1.24 acres located at 6801 East Brundage Lane, East Bakersfield area. (SD 5)

Specific Request:

(a) A change in zone classification from M-1 PD to R-2 or a more restrictive district (ZCC No. 25, Map No. 124-1); and

(b) A Conditional Use Permit to allow the installation of a mobilehome that does not meet the age, architectural, and foundation requirements in an R-2 District (CUP No. 24, Map No. 124-1)

(Categorically Exempt, Sections 15305 and 15303; Published Bakersfield Californian) - (Tape 1823) OPENED HEARING; NO ONE HEARD; CLOSED HEARING; ADOPTED RESOLUTIONS 98-217 AND 98-218 AND ENACTED ORDINANCE G-6520 APPROVING ZONE CHANGE AS REQUESTED AND APPROVING CONDITIONAL USE PERMIT SUBJECT TO CONDITIONS

DEPARTMENTAL REQUESTS



RESOURCE MANAGEMENT AGENCY



Planning Department



Land Use



S.D. #2



Pz-Pe

All Ayes



*7)


Request for a three-year extension of time for Tract No. 5637 by Growth Western Properties, east side of Rutan Street, south side of Douglas Avenue, Mojave area - APPROVED THREE YEAR EXTENSION OF TIME TO RECORD FINAL MAP FROM AUGUST 8, 1998 TO AUGUST 3, 2001, SUBJECT TO CONDITIONS APPROVED BY YOUR BOARD ON AUGUST 8, 1994






Pz-Pe

All Ayes





*8)



S.D. #4

Proposed Williamson Act Land Use Contract for 1999 Calendar Year, Contract 98-6, William K. Vogel and Carmen Vogel, at Western Kern County line, Ag Preserve No. 1, 2923.43 acres - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN; DIRECTED CLERK OF THE BOARD TO RECORD



Pa-Pe


ADJOURNED TO TUESDAY, JULY 7, 1998, AT 10:00 A.M.





Deputy Clerk







Chairman, Board of Supervisors



SUMMARY OF PROCEEDINGS



BOARD OF SUPERVISORS - COUNTY OF KERN



1115 Truxtun Avenue

Bakersfield, California



Regular Meeting

Tuesday, July 7, 1998



10:00 A.M.



BOARD RECONVENED

Supervisors: McQuiston, Perez, Patrick, Peterson, Parra

ROLL CALL: All Present



SALUTE TO FLAG - Led by Supervisor Peterson



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
1) Presentation of Certificates of Recognition to Walter Mejia (First District), Jennifer Janz (Second District), Cynthia Clemente (Third District), Kayla Gillett (Fourth District), and Jodi Lawrence (Fifth District) as first place winners in the Art Council of Kern's "Five Faces of Kern" photography contest (Continued from June 30, 1998, 10:00 a.m., Item #1) - SONJA SWENSON-WOOLSEY, PRESIDENT, ARTS COUNCIL OF KERN, HEARD; MADE PRESENTATIONS TO JENNIFER JANZ, CYNTHIA CLEMENTE, AND KAYLA GILLETT; SUE DEININGER, VIDA HACKMAN AND KEN HACKMAN, COMMITTEE HELPERS, RECOGNIZED
Pe-Pa

All Ayes

2) Proclamation proclaiming July 25th, 1998 as Pioneer Day in Kern County - PROCLAIMED; MADE PRESENTATION TO CLAREEN HAYES AND ANN ORR; CLAREEN HAYES AND ANN ORR HEARD
Pa-Pe

All Ayes

3) Proclamation proclaiming July 19th-25th, 1998 as Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Week in Kern County - RECEIVED AND FILED DOCUMENT; PROCLAIMED; MADE PRESENTATION TO GUY SHAW, ACTING CHAIRMAN, KERN COUNTY CHILDHOOD LEAD POISONING PREVENTION COALITION, AND DR. PORTIA CHOI, MATERNAL AND CHILD HEALTH PROGRAMS DIRECTOR AND DEPUTY HEALTH OFFICER; GUY SHAW AND PORTIA CHOI HEARD; MICHELLE PEARL, C.H.D.P. COORDINATOR; CAROLINA BERKSHIRE, LEAD COORDINATOR; MARY RAMOS, LEAD PUBLIC HEALTH AIDE; AND VALORIE VELA, LEAD CLERK, RECOGNIZED
Pz-Pe

All Ayes

4) Proclamation proclaiming July, 1998, as Hemochromatosis Screening Awareness Month - PROCLAIMED; MADE PRESENTATION TO DR. B. A. JINADU, PUBLIC HEALTH DEPARTMENT; DR. JINADU HEARD AND THOMAS W. CURRAN HEARD
NOTE: PRIOR TO ITEM NO. 5, SUPERVISOR PATRICK INTRODUCED TAMMY BING, DAUGHTER OF DENISE PENNELL, ASSISTANT TO SUPERVISOR PATRICK
PUBLIC REQUESTS
5) Request of the Kern County Commission on Child Care to present a summary of their annual report to the Board - SANDY WEST, CHAIR, KERN COUNTY COMMISSION ON CHILD CARE, PRESENTED SUMMARY OF 1997-98 ANNUAL REPORT
Pe-Pa

All Ayes

6) Request of Cope's Foodfair Markets to address the Board regarding food stamp distribution in Kern County - RECEIVED AND FILED DOCUMENT; JOHN DENNY, INDEPENDENT MARKET OWNER; JAN CASTEEL-FLEURY, DIRECTOR, KERN COUNTY WELFARE REFORM ADVOCACY PROJECT; GARY D. COPE, COPE'S FOODFAIR MARKETS; SCOTT HAIR, PRESIDENT, GREEN FROG MARKETS; GEORGE MARTIN, ATTORNEY REPRESENTING CURRENT CONTRACTOR; TOM FALLGATTER, ATTORNEY REPRESENTING SOME OF THE INDEPENDENT GROCERS; AND PAUL CHARRON, SHAFTER MARKET OWNER, HEARD; REFERRED TO COUNTY ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE AND COUNTY COUNSEL FOR REVIEW OF FACTUAL AND LEGAL ASPECTS OF FOOD STAMP DISTRIBUTION FOR REPORT BACK TO THE BOARD
APPOINTMENTS/RESIGNATIONS
Pa-Pe

All Ayes

7) Appointments to the Local Child Care and Development Planning Council of: Magda Menendez as a Fifth District Consumer Member, term to expire June 30, 2001; Carolyn D. Carrasco as a Fifth District Child Care Provider Member, term to expire June 30, 2000, and Jan Casteel-Fleury as a Fifth District Community Representative, term to expire June 30, 1999 - WESLEY CRAWFORD HEARD; MADE APPOINTMENTS
PUBLIC PRESENTATIONS
8) 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
9) On their own initiative, Board members may make an announcement or a report on their own activities. They may ask a question for clarification, make a referral to staff or take action to have staff place a matter of business on a future agenda (Gov. Code Sec. 54954.2[a]) - NO ONE HEARD
DEPARTMENTAL REQUESTS



AUDITOR-CONTROLLER-COUNTY CLERK

Pe-Pa

All Ayes

*10) Request of City of Arvin to provide election services for its November 3, 1998, Special Election and to consolidate with other elections - AUTHORIZED THE ELECTIONS DIVISION TO PERFORM THE RELATED SERVICES REQUESTED AND ORDERED THE CONSOLIDATION
Pe-Pa

All Ayes

*11) Request of City of California City to provide election services for its November 3, 1998, Special Election and to consolidate with other elections - AUTHORIZED THE ELECTIONS DIVISION TO PERFORM THE RELATED SERVICES REQUESTED AND ORDERED THE CONSOLIDATION
Pe-Pa

All Ayes

*12) Request of City of Wasco to provide election services for its November 3, 1998, Special Election and to consolidate with other elections - AUTHORIZED THE ELECTIONS DIVISION TO PERFORM THE RELATED SERVICES REQUESTED AND ORDERED THE CONSOLIDATION
BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
Pe-Pa

All Ayes

*13) Request of Supervisor Perez for a Resolution endorsing a plan to improve water quality, ecosystem restoration and management, water conservation and water transfer facilities in the San Francisco Bay-Sacramento Delta region - APPROVED; ADOPTED RESOLUTION 98-219; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN APPROPRIATE CORRESPONDENCE
Pe-Pa

All Ayes

*14) Request of Supervisor Perez to have Chairman Parra sign a thank-you letter to the Board of Directors of the Kern County Water Agency for their generous contribution of $10,000 to pay dues for Kern County membership in the Southern California Water Committee - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN
EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES
Pa-Pz

All Ayes

15) Report regarding Kern County EMS System Design Model - A Conceptual Plan - LOUIS COX, OPERATIONS MANAGER, HALL AMBULANCE; JOHN PENROSE, GOLDEN EMPIRE AMBULANCE AND LIBERTY AMBULANCE; DAN CLARK, CHIEF, KERN COUNTY FIRE DEPARTMENT; RON FRAZE, CHIEF, FIRE DEPARTMENT, CITY OF BAKERSFIELD; AND STEVE COMPTON, CITY OF RIDGECREST, HEARD; APPROVED IN CONCEPT; DIRECTED EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES TO PROCEED WITH PLAN IN CONCEPT
EMPLOYERS' TRAINING RESOURCE
Pe-Pa

All Ayes

*16) Proposed reappointment of Laura Whitaker as Chairman of the Private Industry Council (ETR Board of Directors) for the term July 1, 1998 through June 30, 1999 - APPROVED
FIRE DEPARTMENT
Pa-Pz

All Ayes

*17) Proposed Mutual Aid Agreement for Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting Services with East Kern Airport District and Tracor Flight Systems, Inc. - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 558-98
HUMAN SERVICES
Pe-Pz

All Ayes

18) Report regarding cash award of an additional $106,969 from the State Department of Social Services for the success of the County Performance Demonstration Project relating to AFDC grant savings due to increased employment - DONALD E. DUDLEY, DIRECTOR, HUMAN SERVICES MADE PRESENTATION OF CHECK TO CHAIRMAN PETE H. PARRA; RECEIVED AND FILED REPORT
Pa-Pz

All Ayes

19) Proposed Agreement with Curtis & Associates, Inc for the Provision of Client Services Coordination under the CalWORKs Program in an amount not to exceed $16,615,315 for three years of service; 100% Federal and State Funds - CONNIE WIEDMAN AND DIANNE OWENS, VICE PRESIDENT, OF CURTIS AND ASSOCIATES, INC. INTRODUCED; STEVE COMPTON, CITY OF RIDGECREST; JAN CASTEEL-FLEURY, DIRECTOR, KERN COUNTY WELFARE REFORM ADVOCACY PROJECT; AND IRMA CARSON, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, EBONY COUNSELING CENTER, HEARD; DEBRA MONTGOMERY, ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT, EBONY COUNSELING CENTER, INTRODUCED; APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 559-98
KERN MEDICAL CENTER
Pe-Pa

All Ayes

*20) Proposed renewal of Professional Medical Services Agreement with Nurun Khandaker, M.D., from July 11, 1998, to July 10, 1999, in an amount not to exceed $110,643 per year - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 560-98
Pe-Pa

All Ayes

*21) Proposed Professional Medical Services Agreement with Saman Ratnayake, M.D., from September 1, 1998, to August 31, 2000, in an amount not to exceed $120,000 for the two-year term of the contract - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 561-98; REFERRED TO PERSONNEL TO AMEND THE DEPARTMENTAL POSITIONS AND SALARY SCHEDULE EFFECTIVE SEPTEMBER 1, 1998
Pe-Pa

All Ayes

*22) Relief of Accountability of Patient Accounts - DISCHARGED KERN MEDICAL CENTER FROM ACCOUNTABILITY OF 1920 ACCOUNTS TOTALING $1,537,251.12 AND ASSIGNED 1866 ACCOUNTS TOTALING $1,431,375.99 TO COLLECTION AGENCIES
Pe-Pa

All Ayes

*23) Proposed submittal of Organization Demographic Summary Report to the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN
Pe-Pa

All Ayes

*24) Proposed donation of surplus medical equipment to HELPS International, Dallas, Texas - APPROVED; DIRECTED COUNTY COUNSEL TO PREPARE NOTICE OF INTENT; DIRECTED CLERK OF THE BOARD TO PUBLISH; ESTABLISHED TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 1998 AT 10:00 A.M. AS THE DATE AND TIME TO CONSIDER TRANSFER
Pe-Pa

All Ayes

*25) Proposed Sole Source Purchase for life safety system at Kern Medical Center from Simplex Time Recorder Company, in an amount not to exceed $53,000 - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED COUNTY PURCHASING TO ISSUE PURCHASE ORDERS AS NEEDED FOR ADDITION, REPAIRS, AND MODIFICATIONS OF LIFE SAFETY SYSTEM
MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES
Pe-Pa

All Ayes

*26) Request to define and clarify proper classification of two clinical positions authorized by the Board on June 30, 1998, for the Kern Linkage Program: not Mental Health Counselor I, but Mental Health Clinician I - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED THE TEMPORARY EMPLOYMENT OF TWO (2) MENTAL HEALTH CLINICIAN I POSITIONS, ITEM #3711, IN THE MENTAL HEALTH DEPARTMENT EFFECTIVE JUNE 30, 1998
Pe-Pa

All Ayes

*27) Proposed retroactive Agreement with Community Health Projects Medical Group, Inc. (prior notification on June 30, 1998) for Fiscal Year 1998-99 for provision of outpatient methadone maintenance services for clients residing in the Delano and McFarland area, in an amount not to exceed $131,670 - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 562-98
Pe-Pa

All Ayes

*28) Proposed retroactive Agreement with Community Health Projects Medical Group, Inc. (prior notification on June 30, 1998) for Fiscal Year 1998-99 for provision of outpatient methadone maintenance services for clients residing in the metropolitan Bakersfield area, in an amount not to exceed $406,980 - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 563-98
Pe-Pa

All Ayes

*29) Proposed submittal of grant proposal to HUD for Homeless Supporting Housing funds for expansion of the HOMES program throughout geographic areas of Kern County, in the amount of $939,111.39 for a three-year period (matching funds include $741,705.46 of Mental Health sales tax dollars) - APPROVED
OFFICE ON AGING
Pe-Pa

All Ayes

*30) Request to employ retired County employee - AUTHORIZED EMPLOYMENT OF LENORA MAYNARD AS A DEPARTMENTAL AIDE II (PART-TIME, EXTRA HELP) FOR FISCAL YEAR 1998-99, FOR A PERIOD NOT TO EXCEED 120 WORK DAYS OR 960 HOURS, WHICHEVER IS GREATER
Pe-Pa

All Ayes

*31) Proposed Agreement for Nutrition Services with North Bakersfield Recreation and Park District for Fiscal Year 1998-99, in an amount not to exceed $269,900 (Continued from June 30, 1998, 10:00 a.m., Item #119) - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 564-98
PUBLIC HEALTH DEPARTMENT
Pe-Pa

All Ayes

*32) Proposed Agreement with Kern Hospice, Inc. for HIV/AIDS case management services from July 1, 1998 through June 30, 1999, in an amount not to exceed $10,519 - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 565-98
Pe-Pa

All Ayes

*33) Proposed Agreements with 17 local health care providers for participation in the Immunization Tracking and Registration System: Sage Community Health Center, Inc.; Alvaro T. Caceres, M.D.; Hasmukh C. Amin, M.D.; Naval Air Weapon Station dba Branch Medical Center; Jerry C. Fox, M.D. dba Brundage Medical Clinic; Jerry C. Fox, M.D. dba Chester Medical Clinic; Kern County Economic Opportunity Corporation, Women, Infants and Children Program; Poly Clinic; Richard V. Polson, M.D.; San Joaquin Community Hospital; Jong C. Moon, M.D. dba Shafter Rural Health Clinic; National Health Services, Inc.; Kern County Economic Opportunity Corporation, Family Health Clinic; T. Sri Jaerajah, M.D. dba Cal City Medical Center; Complete Family Care; Kaye Sykes, M.D.; and Lake Isabella Rural Health Clinic - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENTS 566-98 THROUGH 582-98
Pe-Pa

All Ayes

*34) Proposed unusual travel for Director of Public Health Services to attend the Annual National Immunization Conference from July 18-24, 1998 in Atlanta Georgia, in an amount not to exceed $1,818 - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED AUDITOR TO PAY ASSOCIATED COSTS
Pe-Pa

All Ayes

*35) Proposed Agreement with Rachel S. Gaman for HIV/AIDS case management services, from July 1, 1998 through June 30, 1999, in an amount not to exceed $8,704 - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 583-98
Pe-Pa

All Ayes

*36) Proposed Agreement with Hoffman Specialized Homecare for HIV/AIDS case management services, from July 1, 1998 through June 30, 1999, in an amount not to exceed $10,519 - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 584-98
Pe-Pa

All Ayes

*37) Proposed Agreement with Kathleen M. Ritter, Ph.D. for HIV/AIDS case management services, from July 1, 1998 through June 30, 1999, in an amount not to exceed $4,951 - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 585-98
Pe-Pa

All Ayes

*38) Proposed Agreement with In-Home Health Solutions Pharmacy, Inc. for HIV/AIDS case management services, from July 1, 1998 through June 30, 1999, in an amount not to exceed $10,519 - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 586-98
RETIREMENT ASSOCIATION
Pe-Pa

All Ayes

*39) Addition of one Retirement Services Representative I/II position and one Account Clerk IV position, effective July 7, 1998, and deletion of one Account Clerk III position, contingent upon the appointment of Account Clerk IV, but no later than October 1, 1998 - APPROVED; REFERRED TO PERSONNEL TO AMEND THE DEPARTMENTAL POSITIONS AND SALARY SCHEDULE
SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT
Pe-Pa

All Ayes

*40) Request to employ retired County employee Marcia P. Clark as Sheriff's Substation Clerk, at Range 40.2, A Step, for a period not to exceed 960 hours or 120 days, whichever is greater - APPROVED
TREASURER-TAX COLLECTOR
Pe-Pa

All Ayes

*41) Request to employ four (4) retired County employees: John J. DeMario as a Special Projects Manager, Range 59.6, "D" Step; Robert C. Shelton as a Tax Collection Investigator II, Range 50.4, "E" Step; Jesselyn Moyer as an Account Clerk III, Range 42.0, "E" Step; and Annice M. Meyer as an Account Clerk II, Range 39.3, "E" Step, for a period not to exceed 960 hours or 120 days, whichever is greater - APPROVED
CLOSED SESSIONS
COUNTY COUNSEL
Pz-Pa

All Ayes

MOTION TO CONSIDER NON-AGENDA ITEM: MADE FINDING THAT NEED TO TAKE ACTION ON NON-AGENDA MATTER OCCURRED AFTER AGENDA WAS POSTED BECAUSE TRIAL IN THIS MATTER WAS CALENDARED FOR JULY 6 AND A SETTLEMENT OFFER WAS RECEIVED ON JULY 1, 1998, WHICH REQUIRES BOARD ACTION
Pz-Pa

All Ayes

41A) Request for closed session regarding a lawsuit entitled Alvarez v. County of Kern, KCSC Case No. 231169 (Government Code Section 54956.9(a)) - CONTINUED TO TUESDAY, JULY 7, 1998 AT 2:00 P.M. (ITEM NO. 49)
COUNTY ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE
Pz-Pa

All Ayes

42) Request for closed session regarding Department Head performance, Director of Office on Aging - CONTINUED TO TUESDAY, JULY 7, 1998 AT 2:00 P.M. (ITEM NO. 50)
Pz-Pa

All Ayes

43) Request for closed session regarding Meet and Confer - KCPA, CCAPE, and KFA - CONTINUED TO TUESDAY, JULY 7, 1998 AT 2:00 P.M. (ITEM NO. 51)
COUNTY COUNSEL
Pz-Pa

All Ayes

44) Request for closed session regarding a lawsuit entitled Zachery Holt-Barton, et al. v. Kern Medical Center, KCSC Case No. 233428 (Government Code Section 54956.9(a)) -
Pz-Pa

All Ayes

45) Request for closed session regarding a proceeding formally initiation entitled Claim in the Matter of Olga Pintor and Emilio Roman v. Kern County (Government Code Section 54956.9(a)) - CONTINUED TO TUESDAY, JULY 7, 1998 AT 2:00 P.M. (ITEM NO. 52)
Pz-Pa

All Ayes

46) Request for closed session regarding significant exposure to litigation against the County (one case) (Government Code Section 54956.9(b)(1)(3)(C)) - CONTINUED TO TUESDAY, JULY 7, 1998 AT 2:00 P.M. (ITEM NO. 53)
Pz-Pa RECONVENED FROM CLOSED SESSION; RECESSED TO 2:00 P.M.







Deputy 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, July 7, 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
























Pe-Pa

All Ayes

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! -



Bill Clark Heard Regarding Concerns on the Failure to Remove Registered Voter Names from the Registrar and Counting these as Votes in Support of Annexations - REFERRED TO COUNTY ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE AND AUDITOR-CONTROLLER-COUNTY CLERK TO REVIEW REMOVAL AND ANNEXATION VOTE PROCESS FOR REPORT BACK TO THE BOARD



BOARD MEMBER ANNOUNCEMENTS OR REPORTS
2) On their own initiative, Board members may make an announcement or a report on their own activities. They may ask a question for clarification, make a referral to staff or take action to have staff place a matter of business on a future agenda (Gov. Code Sec. 54954.2 [a]) - SUPERVISOR PEREZ ANNOUNCED THAT HE WOULD BE LEAVING THE MEETING AT 3:30 P.M. HE AND SUPERVISOR MCQUISTON WILL BE ATTENDING A SOUTHWEST DEFENSE ALLIANCE MEETING IN PHOENIX, AZ

SUPERVISOR PETERSON REQUESTED SUPERVISOR PATRICK, AS A MEMBER OF THE SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY AIR POLLUTION CONTROL DISTRICT (SJVAPCD) AND THE CALIFORNIA AIR RESOURCES BOARD (CARB), TO PRESENT THE CONCEPT OF A LOAN ARRANGEMENT FROM THE AIR DISTRICTS TO COUNTY SERVICE AREAS SIMILAR TO THE COUNTY'S REVOLVING FUND, TO BE UTILIZED FOR THE RESURFACING AND REPAIR OF COUNTY ROADS



DEPARTMENTAL REQUESTS


COUNTY ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE

Pa-Pz

All Ayes

3) Proposed Amendment to Indigent Defense Program Contract (#255-96) with Kern County Bar Association Extending Term for 3 Years and Adjusting Compensation Rates (continued from 6/30/98) - ROY WEYGAND, PRESIDENT OF KERNTAX, AND MICHAEL YRACEBURN, DEPUTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY, HEARD; APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 587-98
Pz-Pe

All Ayes

*4) Proposed Letter of Agreement with the Central California Association of Public Employees Regarding Staffing for CalWORKS Program Expansion - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 588-98
Pe-Pz

All Ayes

5) Report on County Activities Re: United States Census 2000 - BRENDA HARVELL, GOVERNMENT PARTNERSHIP SPECIALIST, U.S. BUREAU OF CENSUS, AND PETER SMITH OF KERN COUNCIL OF GOVERNMENTS HEARD; RECEIVED AND FILED REPORT AND DOCUMENTS
Pz-Pe

All Ayes

*6) Proposed Solicitation Process and Evaluation Criteria for Proposals Requesting Use of Off Highway Motor Vehicle License Funds - APPROVED; REFERRED EVALUATION OF PROPOSALS TO PARKS AND RECREATION COMMISSION
Pe-Pz

All Ayes

7) Status of Scheduling Intergovernmental Relations Committee Meeting with City of Bakersfield - BECKY KAISER, BARBARA FIELDS, BARBARA FOWLER AND STUART WALKER HEARD; RECEIVED AND FILED REPORT; REFERRED TO COUNTY ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE AND COUNTY COUNSEL TO SEEK LEGISLATIVE CHANGES TO THE ANNEXATION PROCESS
Pz-Pe

All Ayes

*8) Proposed Job Specification Revision and Salary Adjustment for Clerk of the Board of Supervisors Position - APPROVED REVISED JOB SPECIFICATION; APPROVED CHANGE IN SALARY RANGE FROM 55.8 ($3,515-$4,291/MO) TO 57.6 ($3,845-$4,694/MO), EFFECTIVE AUGUST 1, 1998; REFERRED AMENDMENT OF DEPARTMENTAL POSITION AND SALARY SCHEDULE TO THE PERSONNEL DEPARTMENT



COUNTY ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE

General Services Division



S.D.'s #1 & #4

Pz-Pe

All Ayes

*9) (1960.8196) Report on bid results for the Shafter/Wasco Courtroom Addition - REJECTED ALL BIDS; AUTHORIZED GENERAL SERVICES TO RELEASE ALL BID GUARANTEES AND TO REVISE BID DOCUMENTS
NOTE: SUPERVISOR PEREZ LEFT THE MEETING DURING ITEM #10
Pe-Pa

4 Ayes

1 Ab/Pz

10) (8991.7009) Report on bid results for resurfacing of parking lots at North Kern, Kern River & Buena Vista Golf Courses - REJECTED ALL BIDS; AUTHORIZED GENERAL SERVICES TO RELEASE ALL BID GUARANTEES AND TO REVISE BID DOCUMENTS



S.D.'s #1 & #5


Pz-Pe

All Ayes

*11) Acceptance of Franchise and Certificate of Deposit for Naftex Holdings, Ltd., Franchise F-412 - RECEIVED AND FILED; RECEIVED WELLS FARGO BANK SPECIAL PURPOSE CERTIFICATE OF DEPOSIT, ACCOUNT NO. 1028515278 000; DIRECTED CLERK OF THE BOARD TO FILE CERTIFICATE OF DEPOSIT WITH TREASURER



S.D. #2
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All Ayes

*12) Proposed purchase of real property from the Angelo Greco family, in the amount of $25,525.00 plus $525.00 closing costs, to be used as a communications facility site - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN SALE ESCROW INSTRUCTIONS; ACCEPTED GRANT DEED; AUTHORIZED AUDITOR-CONTROLLER TO ISSUE A WARRANT MADE PAYABLE TO COMMONWEALTH LAND TITLE CO. IN THE AMOUNT OF $25,525.00



S.D. #3
Pz-Pe

All Ayes

*13) Proposed Second Amendment to Lease of 3300 Truxtun Avenue, Suite 106, Bakersfield, providing additional space for use by the Mental Health Department - MADE FINDING THAT PROJECT IS EXEMPT FROM CEQA PER SECTION 15301; DIRECTED CLERK OF THE BOARD TO COMPLETE AND FILE NOTICE OF EXEMPTION; APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 589-98



S.D. #4
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All Ayes

*14) Report on request from Leon Meeks, CPA, that the Board sign IRS Form 8283 (Gift Acknowledgement Form) for the Southwest Branch Library - AUTHORIZED GENERAL SERVICES TO SEND LETTER REFUSING TO SIGN TO JOHN REEDY, ATTORNEY FOR ROBERT AND TWYLA S. MATSUMOTO



S.D. #5
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All Ayes

*15) (2210.7001J) Plans and specifications to reroof the Sheriff's Central Receiving Facility - MADE FINDING THAT PROJECT IS EXEMPT FROM CEQA PER SECTION 15301; 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, AUGUST, 6, 1998, AT 11:00 A.M.
Pz-Pe

All Ayes

*16) (8920.29973) Plans and specifications for the new Rest Room Facility at Lamont Park - APPROVED PLANS AND SPECIFICATIONS; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN PLANS; AUTHORIZED GENERAL SERVICES TO PUBLISH PURSUANT TO PUBLIC CONTRACT CODE 20125; BID OPENING IS SCHEDULED FOR THURSDAY, AUGUST 13, 1998, AT 11:00 A.M.
Pz-Pe

All Ayes

*17) Proposed Agreement for Lease of a Portion of 2920 "H" Street in Bakersfield, for use by Kern Linkage Program - MADE FINDING THAT PROJECT IS EXEMPT FROM CEQA PER SECTION 15301; DIRECTED CLERK OF THE BOARD TO COMPLETE AND FILE NOTICE OF EXEMPTION; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 590-98
Pz-Pe

All Ayes

*18) Proposed Easement for Pacific Gas & Electric Company at Lamont Administrative Center - MADE FINDING THAT PROJECT IS EXEMPT FROM CEQA PER SECTION 15301; DIRECTED CLERK OF THE BOARD TO COMPLETE AND FILE NOTICE OF EXEMPTION; FOUND THAT GRANT OF EASEMENT IS IN PUBLIC INTEREST AND DOES NOT SUBSTANTIALLY CONFLICT OR INTERFERE WITH COUNTY'S USE OF PROPERTY; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN
Pz-Pe

All Ayes

*19) (8997.7001CT) Status Report on Seismic Upgrade at Kern Medical Center - RECEIVED AND FILED



All S.D.'s
Pz-Pe

All Ayes

*20) Development of job specifications for proposed new classifications of Video Services Technician I/II, Video Services Producer and Video Services Manager - REFERRED TO PERSONNEL DEPARTMENT FOR DEVELOPMENT OF SPECIFICATIONS
Pz-Pe

All Ayes

*21) Request for retroactive authorization for out-of-state travel for William A. Wilbanks to Tucson, Arizona, on June 25, 1998, at no cost to County - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED AUDITOR-CONTROLLER TO PAY



COUNTY ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE

Information Technology Services

Pz-Pe

All Ayes

*22) Proposed sole-source purchase of hardware and software maintenance services for a period of one year for the County's "Firewall" from Sun Microsystems, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $1,476.00 and proposed Resolution authorizing sole-source purchase - APPROVED; ADOPTED RESOLUTION 98-220
Pz-Pe

All Ayes

*23) Unusual travel request for Rick Rodriguez to attend Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) training in Atlanta, Georgia, from July 21-26, 1998, in an amount not to exceed $1,600 - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED AUDITOR-CONTROLLER TO PAY



COUNTY COUNSEL
Pz-Pe

All Ayes

*24) Proposed agreement with Hooper, Lundy, and Bookman, Inc. for Special Legal Services in an amount not to exceed $50,000 - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 591-98
RESOURCE MANAGEMENT AGENCY

Community Development



S.D. #5

Pz-Pe

All Ayes

*25) Proposed Agreement with Restoration Community Project, Inc., to Increase HOME Program Funds for costs in connection with the Freise Inn Project (Activity #46.96.1b) in Bakersfield - FUNDING: $180,000; FY 1996-97 and 1997-98 HOME Program - AUTHORIZED TRANSFER OF $25,070.35 FROM FY 1997-98 HOME UNPROGRAMMED FUNDS AND $4,929.65 IN HOME FUNDS FROM THE HOUSING REHABILITATION PROGRAM, ACTIVITY #33.96.1, TO THE FREISE INN PROJECT, ACTIVITY #46.96.1B; APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 592-98; AUTHORIZED THE CD DIRECTOR TO ADMINISTER THE PROJECT AGREEMENT AND EXECUTE REQUIRED DOCUMENTS TO IMPLEMENT THE PROJECT, INCLUDING A DEED RESTRICTION AGREEMENT, A SECURITY AGREEMENT, ESCROW INSTRUCTIONS, UCC-1 FORMS, AND OTHER RELATED DOCUMENTS IN FORM AS APPROVED BY COUNTY COUNSEL
Pz-Pe

All Ayes

*26) Designation of Haven Enterprises, Inc., as a Community Housing Development Organization - FUNDING: No Funding Impact - APPROVED DESIGNATION



All S.D.'s
Pz-Pe

All Ayes

*27) Proposed Agreement with James L. Holland for Drafting Services in Support of the Housing Rehabilitation Program - FUNDING: $10,000; CDBG Program; Budgeted - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 593-98



RESOURCE MANAGEMENT AGENCY

Engineering and Survey Services



S.D. #1

Pz-Pe

All Ayes

*28) Proposed Agreement with the City of Ridgecrest for Building Inspection Services - APPROVED AGREEMENT IN SUBSTANTIALLY THE FORM SUBMITTED SUBJECT TO APPROVAL BY COUNTY COUNSEL; AUTHORIZED THE CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 594-98
Pz-Pe

All Ayes

*29) Proposed Letter of Invitation to Kings and Tulare Counties Boards of Supervisors to Participate in a Coordinated Resource Management and Planning Group (CRMP) - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED THE ENGINEERING & SURVEY SERVICES DEPARTMENT TO COORDINATE A CRMP FORMATION MEETING; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN



S.D. #3
Pz-Pe

All Ayes

*30) Proposed Resolution of Disbursement of $11,000 from the County Service Area Revolving Fund (00520) to County Service Area No. 71, Zone of Benefit No. 9 (40901); Harvest Manor Landscaping - APPROVED; ADOPTED RESOLUTION 98-221   
RESOURCE MANAGEMENT AGENCY

Environmental Health



ALL S.D.'s

Pz-Pe

All Ayes

*31) Proposed Standard Agreement with the California Water Resources Control Board for Continued Operation of the Local Oversight Program of Leaking Underground Storage Tanks, County to receive $100,000 - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 595-98



RESOURCE MANAGEMENT AGENCY

Roads Department



All S.D.'s

Pz-Pe

All Ayes

*32) Capital Purchase of Six (6) 10-Year Transit Buses in an amount not to exceed $1,080,000 - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED ROADS TRANSIT DEPARTMENT TO ALLOCATE FUNDS FOR CAPITAL EXPENDITURE FOR THE PURCHASE OF THE BUSES PENDING FINAL APPROVAL FROM CALTRANS



S.D. #1
Pz-Pe

All Ayes

*33) Request from Ballard Construction to close Patton Way, between Meany Avenue and Krebs Road alignment while installing crude oil pipeline for approximately three days beginning on or about July 21, 1998 - APPROVED; ADOPTED RESOLUTION 98-222
Pz-Pe

All Ayes

*34) Contract No. 97046, Accept Low Bid for Construction on Sherwood Avenue, Famoso Road and Garzoli Road, STPL 5950(116) - ACCEPTED LOW BID OF GRIFFITH COMPANY IN THE AMOUNT OF $508,000.00; AUTHORIZED ROADS DEPARTMENT TO PREPARE NECESSARY DOCUMENTS AND RELEASED ALL OTHER BID GUARANTEES



S.D. #2
Pz-Pe

All Ayes

*35) Contract No. 98006, Accept Low Bid for Construction on Various Roads in the Tehachapi Area, STPL 5950(121) - ACCEPTED LOW BID OF GRANITE CONSTRUCTION COMPANY IN THE AMOUNT OF $635,969.00; AUTHORIZED ROADS DEPARTMENT TO PREPARE NECESSARY DOCUMENTS AND RELEASED ALL OTHER BID GUARANTEES
Pz-Pe

All Ayes

*36) Request from Union Pacific Railroad for Road Closure on Bealville Road at the Union Pacific Railroad for two (2) days the week of July 13, 1998, from 6:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., for the purpose of constructing the rail crossing - APPROVED; ADOPTED RESOLUTION 98-223



S.D. #3
Pz-Pe

All Ayes

*37) Contract No. 98023, Contract Change Order No. 1 increasing contract amount by $51,458 to extend limits of the reconstruct area for Meadows Field Taxiway "A" Rehabilitation and Taxiway Lighting Circuit Replacement - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN



S.D. #4
Pz-Pe

All Ayes

*38) Contract No. 98007, Accept Low Bid for Construction on Buttonwillow Drive, Cedar Street and Elm Street, STPNAL 5950(125) - ACCEPTED LOW BID OF GRIFFITH COMPANY IN THE AMOUNT OF $473,000.00; AUTHORIZED ROADS DEPARTMENT TO PREPARE NECESSARY DOCUMENTS AND RELEASED ALL OTHER BID GUARANTEES
Pe-Pa

4 Ayes

1 Ab/Pz

39) Report regarding permanent closure of Gun Club Road from State Highway 46 to Pond Road on June 25, 1998 - STAN BOOTH AND GORDAN DRESCHER HEARD; RECEIVED AND FILED REPORT; REFERRED TO ROADS DEPARTMENT AND COUNTY COUNSEL TO REVIEW POSSIBLE OPTIONS, INCLUDING PARTIAL ROAD CLOSURE AND WEIGHT LIMITATIONS, TO LIMIT USE ON GUN CLUB ROAD BY OUT-OF-COUNTY TRANSPORTERS; REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL TO PREPARE ORDINANCE RESTRICTING THE TRANSPORT OF TYPE "B" BIOSLUDGE AND ALLOWING THE TRANSPORT OF TYPE "A" BIOSOLIDS; REFERRED TO ROADS DEPARTMENT, COUNTY ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE, AND COUNTY COUNSEL TO REVIEW POSSIBLE FEE SCHEDULE, TOLL ROAD OR CHARGING ARRANGEMENT FOR USE OF ROADS TO PROTECT INFRASTRUCTURE AND PROVIDE MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR OF ROADS; REFERRED TO ROADS DEPARTMENT TO POST SIGNAGE INDICATING SPEED, RISK AND LIABILITY RESTRICTIONS ON GUN CLUB ROAD
Pz-Pe

All Ayes

*40) Proposed Collection Agreement for Environmental Services with U.S.D.A. Forest Service for Cerro Noroeste Road Realignment - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 596-98



S.D. #1 & #3
Pz-Pe

All Ayes

*41) Contract No. 97030, Accept Low Bid for Construction on Endes Street, Norris Road, Gilmore Avenue and Saco Road - ACCEPTED LOW BID OF GRIFFITH COMPANY IN THE AMOUNT OF $396,931.00; AUTHORIZED ROADS DEPARTMENT TO PREPARE NECESSARY DOCUMENTS AND RELEASED ALL OTHER BID GUARANTEES
Pz-Pe

All Ayes

*42) Request from Burlington Northern & Santa Fe Railroad Company for Road Closures on Hageman Road, 7th Standard Road, Burbank Street and Poplar Avenue at the Burlington Northern & Santa Fe Railroad, one day only between July 8 - July 24, 1998, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. - APPROVED; ADOPTED RESOLUTION 98-224



MATTERS FOR EXECUTIVE APPROVAL
Pz-Pe

All Ayes

*43) Budget Transfers - APPROVED #385 THROUGH #391
Pz-Pe

All Ayes

*44) Travel Requests (Out of State) - APPROVED A. ERENBERG TO CHICAGO, IL; L. ADAMS TO LAS VEGAS, NV
Pz-Pe

All Ayes

*45) Minutes for the Week of June 15, 1998 - APPROVED WITH CORRECTION TO TUESDAY, JUNE 16, 1998, 2:00 P.M., ITEM #16 TO ADD AGREEMENT NUMBER 366-98
Pz-Pe

All Ayes

*46) Miscellaneous Letters and Documents - FILED
Pz-Pe

All Ayes

*47) Miscellaneous Departmental Referrals by Clerk of the Board - APPROVED AND FILED
Pz-Pe

All Ayes

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



COUNTY COUNSEL

Pe-Pa

4 Ayes

1 Ab/Pz

MOTION TO CONSIDER NON-AGENDA ITEM: MADE FINDING THAT NEED TO TAKE ACTION ON NON-AGENDA MATTER OCCURRED AFTER AGENDA WAS POSTED BECAUSE TRIAL IN THIS MATTER IS CALENDARED FOR JULY 6 AND A SETTLEMENT OFFER WAS RECEIVED ON JULY 1, 1998, WHICH REQUIRES BOARD ACTION
Pe-Pa

4 Ayes

1 Ab/Pz

49) Request for closed session regarding a lawsuit entitled Alvarez v. County of Kern, KCSC Case No. 231169 (Government Code Section 54956.9(a)) (from 7/7/98, 10:00 a.m., Item #41A) -
COUNTY ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE
Mc-Pa

4 Ayes

1 Ab/Pz

50) Request for closed session regarding Department Head performance, Director of Of Office on Aging (from 7/7/98, 10:00 a.m., Item #42) -
Mc-Pa

4 Ayes

1 Ab/Pz

51) Request for closed session regarding Meet and Confer - KCPA, CCAPE, AND KFA (from 7/7/98, 10:00 a.m., Item #43) -
COUNTY COUNSEL
Mc-Pa

4 Ayes

1 Ab/Pz

52) Request for closed session regarding a proceeding formally initiation entitled Claim in the Matter of Olga Pintor and Emilio Roman v. Kern County (Government Code Section 54956.9(a)) (from 7/7/98, 10:00 a.m., Item #45) -
Mc-Pa

4 Ayes

1 Ab/Pz

53) Request for closed session regarding significant exposure to litigation against the County (one case) (Government Code Section 54956.9(b)(1)(3)(c)) (from 7/7/98, 10:00 a.m., Item #46) -
Pa-Mc RECONVENED AND ADJOURNED TO TUESDAY, JULY 28, 1998, AT 10:00 A.M.







Administrative Coordinator









Chairman, Board of Supervisors







46) MISCELLANEOUS LETTERS AND DOCUMENTS - FILED
Auditor-Controller-County Clerk
A) Review of Current Internal Controls Over Cash and Cash Receipts and Financial Records of the County Counsel Department and Risk Management Budget Unit
Clerk of the Board
B) Received, certified, and forwarded to Recorder for Recordation as follows:

1) Tract Map No. 5688 Phase K (S.D. 2)

2) Tract Map No. 5803 Phase G (S.D. 1)

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

4) Parcel Map No. 10371 (S.D. 2)

5) Parcel Map No. 10414 (S.D. 3)

County Administrative Office
C) Response to Review of Internal Controls Over Revenues, Expenditures and other Financial Records of the Group Helath Self-Insurance Fund
Community Development Department
D) County Loan Agreement, HOME Investment Partnerships Program, Owner Rehabilitation Program with Andres Ramirez and Natalia Ramirez
E) County Loan Agreement, HOME Investment Partnerships Program, First-time Homebuyers Mortgage Assistance Program with Maria Avila
Grand Jury
F) Grand Jury Final Report
Local Agency Formation Commission
G) Proceeding No. 1246, Report and Recommendation in the matter of Inyokern Community Services District: Annexation No. 1 (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
H) Proceeding No. 1247, Report and Recommendation in the matter of Greenfield County Water District: Annexation No. 29 (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
I) Agenda of meeting for June 30, 1998 (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
J) Summary of meeting from May 26, 1998 (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
Resource Management Agency
K) Letter re California Environmental Protection Agency Permit Consolidation Zone Workshop (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
Miscellaneous
L) Letter from Public Facilities Investment Corporation offering their services of privatized development and financing of correctional and judicial facilities (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO, Sheriff and Probation)
M) Letter from United States Department of the Interior, Fish and Wildlife Service, re not listing the Northern Goshawk under the Endangered Species Act (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO, Planning, Fire Department and County Counsel)
N) Letter from Assemblyman Robert Prenter re Budget Conference Committee (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
O) Letter from Fred Sands, KW & Associates commending the Waste Management Department (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO, Waste Management and County Counsel)
P) Transmittal letter to report an illegal or threatened discharge of hazardous waste (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO, Environmental Health and Fire Hazardous Material)
Q) 1997-98 Kern County Grand Jury Final Report on Elk Hills School District (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
R) 1997-98 Kern County Grand Jury Final Report on Clinica Sierra Vista (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
S) 1997-98 Kern County Grand Jury Final Report on Kern Council of Governments (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO and Kern Cog)
T) National Institute of Justice Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Newsletter titled "Stalking in America: Findings from the National Violence Against Women Survey" (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
U) U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation News Release offering free snow-melt runoff water to farmers in the Friant Water Unit in an effort to prevent flood danger (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
V) U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation News Release re draft environmental assessment for Casitas Dam Seismic Modernization Project (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
W) Bureau of Reclamation, Mid-Pacific Region, Negotiation Advisory re Interior Department, re negotiations with Glenn-Colusa Irrigation District for refuge water supply (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
X) Bureau of Reclamation, Mid-Pacific Region, Negotiation Advisory re contract amendment negotiation with East Bay Municipal Utility District (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
Y) California Environmental Protection Agency, Department of Toxic Substances Control Fact Sheet re Panorama Burn Dump Site Certificate of Completion (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO, Waste Management and County Counsel)
Z) California Rail News re Sacramento-Stockton Rail Link in 1998 (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
AA) Order Issuing New License, Southern California Edison Company, Project No. 1930-014, from Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO, County Counsel and General Services)
47) LETTERS RECEIVED AND REFERRED BY CLERK OF THE BOARD-

APPROVED AND FILED

A) Application for alcohol beverage license - Coso Junction Store, Inc., P.O. Box 1181, Ridgecrest, CA; -REFERRED TO PLANNING (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO and County Counsel)
B) Letter from Gerald and Sharon Patterson opposing the proposed zone change at 4419 Blomquist Drive -REFERRED TO PLANNING (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO and County Counsel)
C) Letter from John Ferguson opposing the proposed zone change at 4419 Blomquist Drive -REFERRED TO PLANNING (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO and County Counsel)
D) Letter from Randy and Virgie Bloodworth opposing the proposed zone change at 4419 Blomquist Drive -REFERRED TO PLANNING (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO and County Counsel)
E) Letter from M.J. Bingamon re volume of drug testing requirements in conjunction with Drug Rehabilitation Program -REFERRED TO HUMAN SERVICES (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO and DA-Crime Lab)
F) Letter from Doris Thometz re concerns for animal population -REFERRED TO ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH-ANIMAL CONTROL (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
G) Letter from Rayburn S. Dezember of Wells Fargo requesting support of a resolution endorsing the establishment of the Golden State Museum -REFERRED TO COUNTY ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE (Copy to each Supervisor)
H) Letter from American Civil Liberties Union of Southern California (ACLU) re statements made by Commissioner Douglas Hearn of the Kern County Human Relations Commission -REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO and Personnel)
I) 1997-98 Kern County Grand Jury Final Report on Treasurer-Tax Collector -REFERRED TO TREASURER-TAX COLLECTOR (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
J) 1997-98 Kern County Grand Jury Final Report on Juvenile Justice Center Building -REFERRED TO PROBATION DEPARTMENT (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
K) 1997-98 Kern County Grand Jury Final Report on Hart Park -REFERRED TO PARKS DEPARTMENT (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
L) 1997-98 Kern County Grand Jury Final Report on Bryce C. Rathburn Library -REFERRED TO LIBRARY (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
M) 1997-98 Kern County Grand Jury Final Report on Kern County Employees' Retirement Association, Board of Retirement -REFERRED TO RETIREMENT (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
N) 1997-98 Kern County Grand Jury Final Report on Kern County Administrative Office Budget and Finance Division -REFERRED TO COUNTY ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE (Copy to each Supervisor)
O) 1997-98 Kern County Grand Jury Final Report on Continuity Committee, Too many Asterisks Observations of Board of Supervisors Meetings -REFERRED TO COUNTY ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE (Copy to each Supervisor)
P) 1997-98 Kern County Grand Jury Final Report on contracting policies of the Waste Management Department -REFERRED TO WASTE MANAGEMENT (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
Q) Letter and Resolution from City of Wasco requesting the Board of Supervisors to Consolidate a General Municipal Election to be held on November 3, 1998 -REFERRED TO AUDITOR-CONTROLLER-COUNTY CLERK-ELECTIONS (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
R) Letter from Kern Delta Water District re Proposed Biosolids Ordinance -REFERRED TO RMA-ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
S) Preliminary Official Statement from Greenfield Union Elementary School District -REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL
48) CLAIMS AND LAW SUITS FILED WITH AND REFERRED BY THE CLERK OF THE BOARD - APPROVED AND FILED
A) Claim in the matter of Alex Nicholas Basquez vs. Kern County -REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
B) Claim in the matter of Philip J. Beglin vs. Kern County -REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
C) Claim in the matter of Shizue Carey vs. Kern County -REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
D) Claim in the matter of Glenn Street vs. Kern County -REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
E) Claim in the matter of Don Victor Harbolt vs. Kern County -REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
F) Summons in a Civil Action with U.S. District Court in the matter of Sylvia Johnson vs. Kern County -REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
G) Notice of Filing of Discrimination Complaint in the matter of Peter T. Mullaly vs. Kern County -REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management and Personnel)
K) Claim in the matter of Michael R. Parker vs. Kern County -REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
L) Claim in the matter of Kyle Petritsch vs. Kern County -REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
M) Claim in the matter of Nicholas E. Phillips vs. Kern County -REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
N) Claim in the matter of Pinon Springs Village Condominium Association vs. Kern County -REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
O) Claim in the matter of Ana L. Robledo and Ricky Rosas vs. Kern County -REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
P) Claim in the matter of Sharon Stephenson vs. Kern County -REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
Q) Two (2) Summons and Complaints in the matter of Angela Wittenberg vs. Kern County -REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)