SUMMARY OF PROCEEDINGS



BOARD OF SUPERVISORS - COUNTY OF KERN



1115 Truxtun Avenue

Bakersfield, California



Regular Meeting

Monday, August 17, 1998



2:00 P.M.



BOARD RECONVENED

Supervisors: McQuiston, Perez, Patrick, Peterson, Parra

ROLL CALL: All Present



SALUTE TO FLAG - Led by Supervisor McQuiston



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


RESOURCE MANAGEMENT AGENCY



Community Development Program Department





Pz-Pa

All Ayes





*3)
S.D. #5

Proposed Amendments to the County of Kern's FY 1996-97 and FY 1997-98 Annual Action Plans for Community Development Programs, Changing the Descriptions of the Two Existing Lamont Sump/Drainfield Activities Funded with Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Funds - FUNDING: $148,200, CDBG, Budgeted FY 1996-97 - Activity #29.96.2; $337,950, CDBG, Budgeted FY 1997-98 - Activity #29.97.1 - OPENED HEARING; NO ONE HEARD; CLOSED HEARING; APPROVED AMENDMENT OF COUNTY OF KERN'S FY 1996-97 AND FY 1997-98 ANNUAL ACTION PLANS FOR COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS TO REVISE PROJECT DESCRIPTIONS FOR CD ACTIVITY #29.96.2 AND CD ACTIVITY #29.97.1 - LAMONT SUMP/DRAINFIELD (PHASE I AND PHASE II), MODIFYING THE SCOPE OF EACH ACTIVITY TO PROVIDE FOR THE ACQUISITION OF A 45 ACRE PARCEL OF PROPERTY FOR THE SUBSEQUENT DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION OF THE LAMONT SUMP/DRAINFIELD; AUTHORIZED COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM DEPARTMENT DIRECTOR TO SUBMIT ALL DOCUMENTATION RELATED TO THE AMENDMENTS AND REVISIONS TO HUD



DEPARTMENTAL REQUESTS


RESOURCE MANAGEMENT AGENCY



Planning Department









Pz-Pa

All Ayes









*4)
Streets & Highways

S.D. #3



Request from Blattella LLC by Delmarter and Deifel for a Nonsummary Vacation of Summerset Way and a portion of Thistlebloom Way - ADOPTED RESOLUTION 98-261 DECLARING INTENT TO VACATE; SET DATE OF HEARING FOR MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 1998, AT 2:00 P.M., AND PROVIDED FOR NOTICE









Pz-Pa

All Ayes









*5)
Miscellaneous

S.D. #2



Request from Hani E. Hawatmeh for Determination of Public Convenience for the issuance of an off-sale General Liquor License at 1415 Rosamond Boulevard, No. 25, Rosamond, pursuant to the Alcohol Beverage Control Act, Section 23958 of the Business and Professions Code - APPROVED; ADOPTED RESOLUTION 98-262







Pz-Pa

All Ayes







*6)


S.D. #1 and #2

Notice of Bureau of Land Management Call for Resource Advisory Council Nominations [Federal Register: July 16, 1998 (Volume 63, Number 136] - RECEIVED AND FILED



































Pe-Pz

2 Ayes

3 Noes/

Mc, Pa, Pr



Pz-Pa

All Ayes

















































Mc-Pr

3 Ayes

2 Noes/

Pa-Pe





7)
All S.D.'s

Report on Implementation of Board of Supervisors Decision to Reestablish a Planning Commission - ROY WEYGAND, PRESIDENT OF KERNTAX; GREG GALLION, R.L. ABBOTT AND ASSOCIATES; JOYCE SPRAYBERRY; LAURA DENNISON, LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS; PATRICK COLLINS, PRESIDENT OF BUILDING INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION; SHEILA HENDERSON, PRESIDENT OF BAKERSFIELD ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS; PAMELA PECARICH; JOHN FALLGATTER, PRESIDENT OF SMART GROWTH COALITION; TERRIE STOLLER, SMART GROWTH COALITION; KAREN WASS; RUTH GELMAN; DAVID GAY; BRIAN TODD, BAKERSFIELD ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS; PENNY CALDERON; LAURA SNIDEMAN, EXECUTIVE VICE-PRESIDENT, BUILDING INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION; PAULINE LARWOOD; AND BRIAN BATEY HEARD



Motion to Abolish Planning Commission and reinstate Planning Advisory Committee and Board of Zoning Adjustment - MOTION FAILED DUE TO LACK OF MAJORITY VOTE







1) RECEIVED AND FILED REPORT AND DOCUMENT; 2) APPROVED A PLANNING COMMISSION CONSISTING OF FIVE MEMBERS, WITH EACH MEMBER OF THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS TO NOMINATE ONE MEMBER TO SERVE A TWO YEAR STAGGERED TERM, THE TERMS TO BE STAGGERED AT INCEPTION, WITH THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS TO HAVE AUTHORITY TO REPLACE A MEMBER BY A MAJORITY VOTE; 3) APPROVED DISSOLUTION OF THE BOARD OF ZONING ADJUSTMENT AND THE PLANNING ADVISORY COMMITTEE, TO BECOME EFFECTIVE DECEMBER 1, 1998; 4) DIRECTED COUNTY COUNSEL AND PLANNING DEPARTMENT TO PREPARE ALL NECESSARY ORDINANCES AND RESOLUTIONS TO EFFECTUATE THE ABOVE-LISTED RECOMMENDATIONS; 5) DIRECTED PLANNING DEPARTMENT TO BEGIN USING THE DEPARTMENT'S WEB PAGE TO POST APPLICATIONS RECEIVED AND STATUS THEREAFTER; 6) APPROVED IN CONCEPT THE USE OF GENERAL FUND MONIES TO INCUR ADDITIONAL COSTS AND REFERRED THE PREPARATION OF BUDGET REVISIONS AND BUDGET TRANSFERS TO PLANNING DEPARTMENT; 7) REFERRED AMENDMENTS TO NOTICING REQUIREMENTS TO PLANNING DEPARTMENT, TO BE BROUGHT BACK TO THE BOARD AT A LATER DATE; AND 8) REFERRED OUTSTANDING PLANNING ADVISORY COMMITTEE POLICY REFERRALS TO PLANNING DEPARTMENT





NOTE: SUPERVISOR PARRA PASSED THE GAVEL TO VICE-CHAIRMAN PEREZ PRIOR TO SECONDING MOTION REGARDING KGOV



APPROVED TELEVISING PLANNING COMMISSION MEETINGS ON KGOV

ADJOURNED TO TUESDAY, AUGUST 18, 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, August 18, 1998



10:00 A.M.



BOARD RECONVENED

Supervisors: McQuiston, Perez, Patrick, Peterson, Parra

ROLL CALL: All Present



SALUTE TO FLAG - Led by Supervisor Perez



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
Pa-Pe

All Ayes

1) Resolution honoring an outstanding Kern County citizen - ADOPTED RESOLUTION; MADE PRESENTATION TO DR. MARVIN SOUTHARD, DIRECTOR OF MENTAL HEALTH; DR. SOUTHARD HEARD
NOTE: ITEM #35 HEARD OUT OF ORDER AFTER ITEM #1; DIANE KODITEK INTRODUCED
PUBLIC REQUESTS
Pz-Pa

All Ayes

*2) Report regarding Amended AIDS Advisory Board's Compendium of Kern County HIV/AIDS Housing & Supportive Service Needs Assessments - RECEIVED AND FILED
APPOINTMENTS/RESIGNATIONS
Pz-Pa

All Ayes

*3) Appointments to the AIDS Advisory Board of Marlia Maples as Bakersfield AIDS Foundation Member, term to expire August 16, 2000, and Kim Hashim as Support Health Care Provider Member, term to expire August 16, 1999 - MADE APPOINTMENTS
Pz-Pa

All Ayes

*4) Appointment of Frank J. Guillard as Fifth Supervisorial District Member (replacing Samuel L. Schreiber, M.D.) to the Commission on Aging, term to expire October 15, 2002 - MADE APPOINTMENT
PUBLIC PRESENTATIONS
5) This portion of the meeting is reserved for persons to address the Board on any matter not on this agenda but under the jurisdiction of the Board. Board members may respond briefly to statements made or questions posed. They may ask a question for clarification, make a referral to staff for factual information or request staff to report back to the Board at a later meeting. Also, the Board may take action to direct the staff to place a matter of business on a future agenda. SPEAKERS ARE LIMITED TO TWO MINUTES. PLEASE STATE YOUR NAME BEFORE MAKING YOUR PRESENTATION. THANK YOU! - ROY WEYGAND, PRESIDENT OF KERNTAX, HEARD TO EXTEND BEST WISHES TO DR. MARVIN SOUTHARD
BOARD MEMBER ANNOUNCEMENTS OR REPORTS
6) 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 HEARD REGARDING ELECTRICAL ENERGY LEGISLATIVE ISSUE (PROPOSITION 9)
DEPARTMENTAL REQUESTS



AGRICULTURAL COMMISSIONER

Pz-Pa

All Ayes

*7) Proposed Agreement with California Department of Pesticide Regulations (prior notification June 30, 1998), for reimbursement for data entry of pesticide use reporting, in an amount not to exceed $71,500 - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 650-98
Pz-Pa

All Ayes

*8) Proposed Agreement with California Department of Food and Agriculture (prior notification June 30, 1998), for partial reimbursement for surveillance and certification of eggs and wire basket program, in an amount not to exceed $20,532.26 - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 651-98
Pz-Pa

All Ayes

*9) Proposed Agreement with California Department of Food and Agriculture (prior notification June 30, 1998), for reimbursement of services provided by Kern County in enforcing Nursery Laws and Regulations, in an amount not to exceed $26,970 - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 652-98
ASSESSOR-RECORDER
Pz-Pa

All Ayes

*10) Proposed Agreement for Petroleum Appraiser Engineer Services, in an amount not to exceed $100,000 annually (all costs to be paid by the State of California through AB 818/AB 719 Funding) - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 653-98
AUDITOR-CONTROLLER-COUNTY CLERK
Pa-Pe

All Ayes

11) Proposed amendment to Agreement with DFM Associates for the Election Information Management System (EIMS), to extend term by one year (July 1, 1998 to June 30, 1999), in an amount not to exceed $97,200 - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 654-98
Pz-Pa

All Ayes

*12) Request from Lamont Public Utility District to change the election of Directors from odd to even numbered years and to consolidate with other elections - AUTHORIZED ELECTIONS DIVISION TO PERFORM THE RELATED SERVICES REQUESTED AND ORDERED THE CONSOLIDATION COMMENCING IN YEAR 2000
Pz-Pa

All Ayes

*13) Proposed Resolution setting the 1998-99 Proposition 4 Appropriations Limit for Kern County at $367,944,273 - APPROVED; ADOPTED RESOLUTION 98-263
Pz-Pa

All Ayes

*14) Transfer to County General Fund of Unclaimed Refundable Property Tax Payments in the amount of $14,122.91 - APPROVED
DISTRICT ATTORNEY
Pz-Pa

All Ayes

*15) Proposed Resolution to apply for funding (for the fifth year) for Kern County Spousal Abuser Prosecution Program from the Department of Justice, for the period July 1, 1998, through June 30, 1999 in the amount of $108,000 - APPROVED; ADOPTED RESOLUTION 98-264
EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES
Pz-Pa

All Ayes

*16) Fiscal Year 1997-98 Annual Report of Emergency Medical Services Fund - RECEIVED AND FILED
FIRE DEPARTMENT
Pz-Pa

All Ayes

*17) Request for approval for Kern County Fire Department employees to serve on the Board of Directors for the SAFE Coalition, Inc. - APPROVED
Pz-Pa

All Ayes

*18) Notification of emergency repair for Truck 41 in accordance with Kern County Ordinance Code 2.38.140 - RECEIVED AND FILED
HUMAN SERVICES
Pz-Pa

All Ayes

*19) Proposed Agreement with Kern Economic Development Corporation, for the Provision of Economic Development and Job Creation Services for CalWORKs Participants, in an amount not to exceed $275,000 Federal and State Funds - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 655-98
KERN MEDICAL CENTER
Pz-Pa

All Ayes

*20) Proposed retroactive approval of Agreement for Professional Medical Director Services with Allen Erenberg, M.D. (prior notification on August 3, 1998), extending term of agreement to August 5, 1999, in an amount not to exceed $175,000 annually - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 656-98
Pa-Pz

All Ayes

21) Notification of anticipated retroactive approval of agreement for Professional Dental Services with Mansoor Giliani, D.D.S. - RECEIVED AND FILED
Pz-Mc

All Ayes

22) Notification of anticipated retroactive approval of agreement for Professional Local Area Network Consulting Services with Advance Communication and Consultants - RECEIVED AND FILED
Pz-Pa

All Ayes

23) Notification of anticipated retroactive approval of agreement for Professional Communication Consulting Services with Advance Communication and Consultants - RECEIVED AND FILED
Pa-Mc

All Ayes

24) Notification of anticipated retroactive approval of agreement for Professional Physician Medical Services with Nationwide Medical Services - RECEIVED AND FILED
Pa-Mc

All Ayes

25) Notification of anticipated retroactive approval of agreement for Business Office Assessment and Support Services with Healthcare Resources Group, Inc. - RECEIVED AND FILED
Pz-Pa

All Ayes

*26) Unusual travel request for Daniel Broeske, M.D., to attend the Intensive Review of Neurology Conference to be held in Boston, Massachusetts, from October 11-18, 1998, in an amount not to exceed $1,595 - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED AUDITOR-CONTROLLER TO PAY
Pz-Pa

All Ayes

*27) Request for Authorization to Establish Rates and Charges - AUTHORIZED CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER OF KERN MEDICAL CENTER TO ESTABLISH RATES AND CHARGES FOR SERVICES PROVIDED
Pz-Mc

All Ayes

28) Notification of anticipated retroactive approval of agreement for Professional Services with Clinical One - RECEIVED AND FILED
Pe-Pa

All Ayes

29) Retroactive travel request for Christopher Dong, M.D., who attended the Disaster Medical Response Conference in Boston, Massachusetts, from April 5-8, 1998, in an amount not to exceed $943.72 - APPROVED; REFERRED TO COUNTY ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE TO REVIEW AUTHORIZATION FOR KMC CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER TO APPROVE TRAVEL REQUESTS WITH A SPECIFIC FUNDING CAP FOR REPORT BACK TO THE BOARD
Pz-Pa

All Ayes

*30) Unusual travel request for Jose A. Perez, M.D., to attend the Annual Association of Program Directors in Internal Medicine meeting to be held in Chicago, Illinois, from September 16-20, 1998, in an amount not to exceed $1,762 - APPROVED
Pz-Pa

All Ayes

*31) Unusual travel request for Parameswaran Aiylam, M.D., to attend the American Academy of Pediatrics PREP Course to be held in Phoenix, Arizona, from October 2-7, 1998, in an amount not to exceed $1,805 - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED AUDITOR-CONTROLLER TO PAY EXPENSES
Pz-Pa

All Ayes

*32) Proposed Amendment No. 1 to the Agreement for Physician Organization Consultant Independent Contractor with ECG Management Consultants, extending term of agreement to November 30, 1998, at no additional cost - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 657-98
Pz-Pa

All Ayes

*33) Relief of Accountability of Patients Accounts - DISCHARGED KERN MEDICAL CENTER FROM ACCOUNTABILITY OF 1660 ACCOUNTS TOTALING $533,278.49 AND AUTHORIZED ASSIGNING 1616 ACCOUNTS TOTALING $461,998.72 TO COLLECTION AGENCIES
LIBRARY
Pz-Pa

All Ayes

*34) Proposed Final Narrative Report "Shades of California" for the Frazier Park Branch of the Kern County Library pursuant to County's Grant Application under the California State Library Services and Technology Act - RECEIVED AND FILED
NOTE: ITEM #35 HEARD AFTER AGENDA ITEM #1
MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES
Pz-Pa

All Ayes

35) Appointment of Ms. Diane Koditek as Public Conservator to assume duties previously assigned to the Mental Health Director, effective August 22, 1998 - MADE APPOINTMENT; DIANE KODITEK HEARD
Pz-Pa

All Ayes

*36) Proposed Drug Medi-Cal rates, for Fiscal Year 1998-99, for services provided to clients eligible under Federal Medicaid regulations - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED MENTAL HEALTH DEPARTMENT TO BILL AT APPROVED RATES
Pz-Pa

All Ayes

*37) Unusual travel request for Michael Parmley to extend a previously-approved scheduled travel (August 23-30, 1998) to Reston, Virginia, to attend The Learning Tree Training Passport Oracle 7 Course #238 on August 30-September 5, 1998, in an amount not to exceed $1,361 - APPROVED
Pz-Pa

All Ayes

*38) Proposed recommendations for management of the Kern Linkage Program and addition of permanent staff positions - ASSUMED THE ONGOING DIRECT MANAGEMENT OF THE KERN LINKAGE PROGRAMS; DESIGNATED THE KERN COUNTY MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES DEPARTMENT AS THE PROVIDER OF SERVICES FOR THE HOMELESS MENTALLY ILL AND DUAL-DIAGNOSES POPULATION; AUTHORIZED ADDITION OF THE FOLLOWING (30) PERMANENT POSITIONS: ONE (1) ADMINISTRATIVE COORDINATOR, ONE (1) PSYCHIATRIST III-PT (25%), ONE (1) PSYCHIATRIST II-PT (25%), ONE (1) MENTAL HEALTH SYSTEM ADMINISTRATOR I, FIVE (5) SUBSTANCE ABUSE SPECIALIST I/II, ONE (1) STAFF NURSE, TWO (2) WORD PROCESSING TECHNICIAN I/II, ONE (1) SUPERVISING CLERK, ONE (1) RECEPTIONIST, THREE (3) MENTAL HEALTH CLINICIAN I/II, TEN (10) MENTAL HEALTH REHABILITATION SPECIALIST I/II/III, ONE (1) MENTAL HEALTH CASE MANAGEMENT SPECIALIST I/II/III, AND TWO (2) MENTAL HEALTH CASE MANAGEMENT AIDE, IN BUDGET UNIT #4120 EFFECTIVE AUGUST 18, 1998, TO BE FILLED THROUGH THE REGULAR COUNTY RECRUITMENT PROCESS, WITH CURRENTLY AUTHORIZED TEMPORARY POSITIONS DELETED AS PERMANENT POSITIONS ARE FILLED BUT NO LATER THAN JUNE 30, 1999; REFERRED TO PERSONNEL TO AMEND THE DEPARTMENTAL POSITIONS AND SALARY SCHEDULE
Pz-Pe

All Ayes

39) Notification of anticipated retroactive approval of agreement with Citizens for Betterment of Community and Country, Inc., for Fiscal Year 1998-99, for provision of outpatient substance abuse treatment and recovery services in East Bakersfield, due to protracted contract negotiation and development process - RECEIVED AND FILED
Pz-Pa

All Ayes

*40) Proposed Amendment No. 2 to Agreement No. 97-77030 with State Department of Mental Health, for Fiscal Year 1998-99, for provision of services to clients in the ConRep Program to provide additional $10,000 in revenue to County - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 658-98
Pz-Pa

All Ayes

*41) Proposed Amendment No. 1 (removal of Medi-Cal billing/cost report/auditing requirements not pertinent to contract) to Agreement No. 318-98 with Barbara Shumaker, MFCC, for Fiscal Year 1998-99, for provision of services to mentally ill children residing in the metropolitan Bakersfield area (no fiscal impact) - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 659-98
Pz-Pa

All Ayes

*42) Proposed Amendment No. 1 (removal of Medi-Cal billing/cost report/ auditing requirements not pertinent to contract) to Agreement No. 341-98 with Michael D. Sampley, MFCC, for Fiscal Year 1998-99, for provision of services to mentally ill children residing in the metropolitan Bakersfield area (no fiscal impact) - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 660-98
Pz-Pa

All Ayes

*43) Proposed Agreement with Dixie L. King, Ph.D., dba Transforming Local Communities, for Fiscal Year 1998-99 (August 18, 1998 to June 30, 1999), for provision of SB-1667 Grant evaluation services and reports of school prevention programs affecting at-risk children residing in the metropolitan Bakersfield area, in an amount not to exceed $9,960 - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 661-98
Pz-Pa

All Ayes

*44) Proposed retroactive Agreement with Citizens for the Betterment of Community and County, Inc., for Fiscal Year 1998-99 (prior notification on June 30, 1998), for provision of men's residential drug-free services in Jason's Retreat for clients residing in the greater Bakersfield area, in an amount not to exceed $405,963 - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 662-98
Pz-Pa

All Ayes

*45) Proposed retroactive Agreement with Citizens for the Betterment of Community and County, Inc., for Fiscal Year 1998-99 (prior notification on June 30, 1998), for provision of outpatient drug-free services for clients residing in the Northeast Bakersfield area, in an amount not to exceed $25,000 - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 663-98
Pz-Pa

All Ayes

*46) Proposed retroactive Agreement with Citizens for the Betterment of Community and County, Inc., for Fiscal Year 1998-99 (prior notification on June 30, 1998), for provision of women's residential drug-free services in Capistrano Women's Center for clients residing in the greater Bakersfield area, in an amount not to exceed $432,339 - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 664-98
PUBLIC HEALTH DEPARTMENT
Pz-Pa

All Ayes

47) Notice of Department of Public Health Black Infant Health Program selection as runner-up for the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) Award of Excellence - RECEIVED AND FILED; RECEIVED AND FILED DOCUMENTS
Pz-Pa

All Ayes

*48) Request for approval for Department of Public Health employees to serve on the Board of Directors for the Safety for All Kern Families through Empowerment (SAFE) Coalition, Inc. - APPROVED
Pz-Pa

All Ayes

*49) Request for unusual travel for the Director of Public Health Services to attend the annual American Public Health Association conference from November 14-20, 1998, in Washington, D.C., in an amount not to exceed $2,729 - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED AUDITOR TO PAY RELATED EXPENSES
Pz-Pe

All Ayes

50) Notification of proposed retroactive agreement with County of Santa Cruz for Medi-Cal Administrative Activities and Targeted Case Management for fiscal year 1998-99 - RECEIVED AND FILED
Pz-Pa

All Ayes

*51) Proposed agreement with the State Department of Health Services for funding for Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA) from July 1, 1998 through June 30, 1999, in an amount not to exceed $220,831 - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 665-98
SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT
Pz-Pa

All Ayes

*52) Application to hold a parade, Wofford Heights Improvement Group on August 28, 1998 - FOUND THAT THE SHERIFF HAS NOTED HIS APPROVAL ON THE PERMIT AND THAT THE PARADE WILL NOT RESULT IN THE UNDUE OR UNMANAGEABLE OBSTRUCTION OR HINDRANCE OF TRAFFIC ON THE HIGHWAY WHERE IT IS TO BE HELD; WILL NOT LEAD TO BREACH OF THE PEACE, PROPERTY DAMAGE, OR OTHER DISORDERLY OR UNLAWFUL CONDUCT; WILL NOT CONFLICT WITH OTHER PARADES PREVIOUSLY GRANTED PERMITS, AND THAT THE SHERIFF HAS FACILITIES TO PROPERLY SUPERVISE THE PARADE; APPROVED PERMIT; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN
Pz-Pa

All Ayes

*53) Proposed Agreements with the California Department of Corrections to allow the Sheriff's Department to access the Parole Law Enforcement Automated Data System - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED SHERIFF TO SIGN
Pz-Pa

All Ayes

*54) Unusual travel request for Sheriff Carl Sparks to travel to Phoenix, Arizona, for the National Sheriff's Association Conference, from June 24, 1998 to July 2, 1998, in an amount not to exceed $1,908.46 - APPROVED
Pz-Pa

All Ayes

*55) Proposed donation of unusable surplus police equipment to the State of Hidalgo, Mexico, Police Department - 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
Pz-Pa

All Ayes

*56) Proposed Agreement for law enforcement services between the 15th District Agricultural Association and the Kern County Sheriff's Reserves, from September 23 through October 4, 1998, in an amount not to exceed $36,000 - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 666-98



Pz-Pa

All Ayes

*57) Proposed Agreement for law enforcement services of Deputy Sheriffs at the 1998 Kern County Fair, from September 23 through October 4, 1998, in an amount not to exceed $79,099.32 - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 667-98
TREASURER-TAX COLLECTOR
Pz-Pa

All Ayes

*58) Interest Earnings for Quarter Ended June 30, 1998 - RECEIVED AND FILED
Pz-Pa

All Ayes

*59) Cash Receipts and Disbursements - RECEIVED AND FILED
Pz-Pa

All Ayes

*60) Request to employ retired County employee - AUTHORIZED EMPLOYMENT OF JAMES RENSHAW AS ACCOUNTANT III, AT SALARY RANGE 54.0, STEP C, PURSUANT TO GOVERNMENT CODE SECTION 31680.2 FOR A PERIOD NOT TO EXCEED 960 HOURS OR 120 WORK DAYS, WHICHEVER IS GREATER - APPROVED
CLOSED SESSIONS



COUNTY ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE

Pa-Pz

All Ayes

61) Request for closed session regarding Meet and Confer, KFA, KCPA, CCAPE -
Pa-Pz

All Ayes

62) Request for closed session regarding Mental Health Services Director recruitment -
COUNTY COUNSEL
Pa-Pz

All Ayes

63) Request for closed session regarding a lawsuit entitled County of Kern v. NevadaCal Development Corp., et al., KCSC Case No. 233223 SPC (Government Code Section 54956.9(a)) -
Pa-Pz 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, August 18, 1998

2:00 P.M.

BOARD TO CONVENED

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 (#) ARE CONSIDERED TO BE ROUTINE AND APPROVED BY ONE MOTION



BOARD ACTION SHOWN IN CAPS

RESOLUTIONS/PROCLAMATIONS
1) Presentation of Certificate of Recognition to Mr. Clinton Rodgers and employees of the Grocery Outlet in appreciation for their voluntary commitment to cleaning up municipal waste at a vacant residential property - MADE PRESENTATION TO CLINTON RODGERS AND THE EMPLOYEES OF THE GROCERY OUTLET; DAVE PRICE, DIRECTOR OF THE RESOURCE MANAGEMENT AGENCY AND CLINTON RODGERS HEARD
PUBLIC PRESENTATIONS
2) 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! - WARD WOLLESEN, KERN COUNTY EMPLOYEES ASSOCIATION, HEARD IN APPRECIATION OF THE BOARD'S APPROVAL OF A CATASTROPHIC ILLNESS PLAN


BOARD MEMBER ANNOUNCEMENTS OR REPORTS
3) 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 HE WILL PREPARE A BOARD LETTER FOR NEXT WEEK'S AGENDA REGARDING PROPOSITION 9


DEPARTMENTAL REQUESTS


COUNTY ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE

Pe-Pa

All Ayes

4) Report on Proposed Recommendations to Address Illegal Dumping - ROY WEYGAND, PRESIDENT OF KERNTAX, HEARD; RECEIVED AND FILED REPORT; RECEIVED AND FILED DOCUMENTS; REFERRED RECOMMENDATIONS TO WASTE MANAGEMENT DEPARTMENT FOR ANALYSIS AND FEASIBILITY EVALUATION; DIRECTED WASTE MANAGEMENT DEPARTMENT AND RESOURCE MANAGEMENT AGENCY TO DEVELOP COMPREHENSIVE IMPLEMENTATION PROGRAM; REFERRED INVESTIGATION OF LEGISLATIVE SOLUTIONS TO COUNTY ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE
Pa-Mc

All Ayes

*5) Status of Formation of Complete Count Committee Year 2000 Census - RECEIVED AND FILED
Pa-Mc

All Ayes

*6) Request for approval of County Procurement Manual and Training Program and Amendment 7-98 to County Administrative Procedures Manual, Chapter 5, Purchasing Procedures, establishing an annual limit of $50,000 in transactions on any one purchasing card or by any one employee - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED COUNTY ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE AND COUNTY COUNSEL TO IMPLEMENT TRAINING PROGRAM; DIRECTED ALL DEPARTMENT HEADS TO ATTEND TRAINING SESSION; AND RESCINDED ADMINISTRATIVE BULLETIN #298
Pa-Mc

All Ayes

*7) Awards Recommended by Employee Suggestion Award Committee to Kevin Ewing, in the amount of $4,300 and Debra Fogle, in the amount of $111- APPROVED; AUTHORIZED AUDITOR-CONTROLLER-COUNTY CLERK TO PAY AWARDS
Pa-Mc

All Ayes

*8) California Medi-Cal Disproportionate Share Hospital Program - Transfer of Funds - APPROVED THE APPROPRIATION OF UNANTICIPATED REVENUE IN THE AMOUNT OF $6,131,334 TO APPROPRIATIONS FOR CONTINGENCIES; APPROVED THE BUDGET TRANSFER FROM APPROPRIATIONS FOR CONTINGENCIES IN THE AMOUNT OF $6,131,334 TO THE CONTRIBUTIONS FOR MEDICAL CARE BUDGET (#4204)
Pa-Mc

All Ayes

*9) Application for California Healthcare for Indigents Funds for Fiscal Year 1998-99 - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN
Pa-Mc

All Ayes

*10) Proposed License Agreement with UNITED Healthcare Services Inc. for access to a system for electronic data transmission ("Employerlink 3.0) - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 668-98
Pa-Mc

All Ayes

*11) Proposed Amendment #2 to Memorandum of Understanding with the Central California Association of Public Employees (CCAPE) to provide a vacation donation program for catastrophic illness - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED THE SAME PROGRAM BE APPLIED TO CONFIDENTIAL, MANAGEMENT AND MID-MANAGEMENT BARGAINING UNITS; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 559-98
Pa-Mc

All Ayes

*12) Department Head Salary Range Adjustments effective August 15, 1998: Chief Probation Officer, 67.2; Director of Libraries, 66.3; Director of Parks and Recreation, 63.4; Agricultural Commissioner, 62.7; Community Development Program Director, 63.2; Director of Emergency Medical Services, 60.8; Veterans' Services Officer, 57.6 - APPROVED; REFERRED REVISION OF THE DEPARTMENTAL POSITION AND SALARY SCHEDULE TO PERSONNEL; DIRECTED COUNTY ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE TO DETERMINE AND EFFECT APPROPRIATE SALARY STEP PLACEMENT FOR EACH INCUMBENT THAT IS CLOSEST TO INCUMBENT'S CURRENT SALARY, BUT DOES NOT RESULT IN A SALARY DECREASE; DIRECTED COUNTY ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE TO REVIEW THE SALARY RANGE FOR THE POSITIONS OF COUNTY COUNSEL, CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER-KERN MEDICAL CENTER, DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICES, AND DIRECTOR OF WEIGHTS AND MEASURES UPON SEPARATION OF INCUMBENT AND PRIOR TO INITIATING A RECRUITMENT FOR A REPLACEMENT
Pe-Pz

All Ayes

13) Update on the Fiscal Implications of the State Budget on the County - RECEIVED AND FILED; ADOPTED POSITION OF SUPPORT FOR SB-752, AB-2261, AB-2779, AB-2780, AB-2793, AB-2797; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN CORRESPONDENCE
NOTE: PUBLIC COMMENTS HEARD ON ITEMS #14 & #15 SIMULTANEOUSLY
Pa-Pe

All Ayes

14) Report on Cities' Concerns regarding the proposed Citizens Advisory Committee on Annexations - RECEIVED AND FILED REPORT; RECEIVED AND FILED DOCUMENTS
Pa-Pe

4 Ayes

1 No-Pr

15) Report on the Formation of Citizens Advisory Committee and Related Annexation Matters - BARBARA FOWLER, BECKY KAISER, HAROLD SUGDEN, GINGER MELLOW, AND GEORGE FAULKNER HEARD IN SUPPORT OF THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A CITIZEN'S ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON ANNEXATIONS; ROY WEYGAND, PRESIDENT OF KERNTAX; BILL BAKER, MAYOR, CITY OF TAFT; HEARD IN OPPOSITION TO THE FORMATION OF A CITIZEN'S ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON ANNEXATIONS; BOB PRICE, MAYOR, CITY OF BAKERSFIELD, HEARD IN OPPOSITION TO THE LACK OF CITY REPRESENTATION ON THE CITIZEN'S ADVISORY COMMITTEE; RECEIVED AND FILED DOCUMENT; APPROVED THE PROPOSED PURPOSE AND INFORMATIONAL ROLE OF THE COMMITTEE FOR THE 2010 PLAN AREA; ESTABLISHED THE MEMBERSHIP COMPOSITION OF SEVEN MEMBERS, ONE MEMBER FROM EACH SUPERVISORIAL DISTRICT AND TWO "AT LARGE" MEMBERS FOR TERMS TO SUNSET AFTER TWO YEARS; AUTHORIZED THE CHAIRMAN TO SIGN CORRESPONDENCE TO THE COMMISSION ON LOCAL GOVERNANCE REQUESTING A PUBLIC HEARING BE CONDUCTED IN BAKERSFIELD; DIRECTED GENERAL SERVICES TO BROADCAST INFORMATION ON THE ANNEXATION PROCESS AND NOTICES OF LAFCO HEARINGS AND CITY COUNCIL ANNEXATION PROTEST HEARINGS ON KGOV; DIRECTED GENERAL SERVICES TO PLACE THE CITIZENS GUIDE TO ANNEXATION BY CITIES ON THE COUNTY'S INTERNET WEB PAGE AND TO CREATE A VIDEO ON ANNEXATIONS TO BE ACCESSED VIA THE COUNTY'S WEB PAGE AND THROUGH THE LIBRARY SYSTEM; REFERRED TO COUNTY ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE TO REVIEW MORE DEFINED ROLE OF THE COMMITTEE, SPECIFICALLY RELATING TO FORMULATION AND PRESENTATION OF WRITTEN AND ORAL TESTIMONY AND LEGISLATIVE DETAIL, FOR REPORT BACK TO THE BOARD



COUNTY ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE

General Services



S.D. #1

Pa-Mc

All Ayes

*16) Proposed Resolution and bid package for lease of property at the Shafter Experimental Cotton Farm for exploration of gas and oil - ADOPTED RESOLUTION 98-265; APPROVED TERMS OF BID PACKAGE AND AGREEMENT FOR LEASE; SET PUBLIC HEARING FOR OPENING OF BIDS FOR TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 1998, AT 2:00 P.M.; DIRECTED CLERK OF THE BOARD TO PUBLISH PURSUANT TO PUBLIC RESOURCES CODE 7052



S.D. #2
Pz-Pe

All Ayes

17) Proposed License Agreement with City of Tehachapi for use of space at 500 East "F" Street, Tehachapi, by the Office on Aging, Senior Citizen Nutrition Program - 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 670-98



S.D. #3
Pa-Mc

All Ayes

*18) (2415.7000A) Change Order No. 1 and Final Quantity Summary, providing for an overall decrease of $3,960.88 and allowing additional time for reconstruction of the parking lot at the Fire Department's Olive Drive Training Facility - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN



S.D. #5
Pa-Mc

All Ayes

*19) (8920.08961) Change Order No. 1, providing for an increase of $91.20 and allowing additional time for Casa Loma Park's New Rest Room Facility - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN
Pa-Mc

All Ayes

*20) (2210.7001J) Bid results and proposed contract with low bidder Garcia Roofing, Inc., in the amount of $235,560.00, for the Sheriff's Central Receiving Facility Reroof - ACCEPTED LOW BID; AUTHORIZED GENERAL SERVICES TO RELEASE ALL OTHER BID GUARANTEES; APPROVE CONTRACT; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN



COUNTY ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE

Information Technology Services

Pa-Mc

All Ayes

*21) Unusual travel request for Rick Rodriguez, Technical Services Manager to attend the Data Interchange Standards Association (DISA) meeting October 3 - October 9, 1998, in Miami, Florida, in an amount not to exceed $1,700 - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED AUDITOR-CONTROLLER TO PAY



COUNTY COUNSEL
Pe-Pa

All Ayes

22) Proposed Interim Urgency Ordinance Regulating the Land Application of Biosolids - ROY WEYGAND, PRESIDENT OF KERNTAX; JIM CRETTOL, PRESIDENT OF KERN COUNTY FARM BUREAU; JOHN DORWIN, ATTORNEY REPRESENTING GARDNER FARMS; BLAKE ANDERSON, ASSISTANT MANAGER, ORANGE COUNTY SANITATION DISTRICT; MIKE TURNIPSEED, FARM BUREAU; RANDY TEVES, BOLTHOUSE FARMS; PAT McCARTHY, SAN JOAQUIN COMPOST; JEFF GREEN, GRIMMWAY FARMS; DENNIS FOX; PAUL GIBONEY, ENVIROTECH; AND CRAIG POPE, ROAD COMMISSIONER HEARD; RECEIVED AND FILED DOCUMENTS; ADOPTED RESOLUTION 98-266; WAIVED READING; ENACTED ORDINANCE G-6528 AS URGENCY MEASURE AS AMENDED TO MODIFY PROPOSED $2.25/PER TON FEE TO A $5.00/PER TON FEE ON ALL IMPORTED BIOSOLIDS WITHOUT EXCEPTION, WITH FUNDING TO BE DIRECTED SOLELY TO ROAD REPAIR; SET HEARING FOR TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 1998, 2:00 P.M., FOR CONSIDERATION OF EXTENSION OF INTERIM ORDINANCE; DIRECTED CLERK OF THE BOARD TO PUBLISH NOTICE AND SUMMARY OF ORDINANCE
5-MINUTE RECESS



BOARD RECONVENED



Supervisors: McQuiston, Perez, Patrick, Peterson, Parra

ROLL CALL: All Present

Pa-Mc

All Ayes

*23) Request of Kern Medical Center to destroy records no longer needed and eligible for destruction - APPROVED
Pa-Mc

All Ayes

*24) Request of the Health Department to destroy records no longer needed and eligible for destruction - APPROVED
Pa-Mc

All Ayes

*25) Request of the Agricultural Commissioner to destroy records no longer needed and eligible for destruction - APPROVED
Pa-Mc

All Ayes

*26) Request of the Auditor-Controller-County Clerk to destroy records no longer needed and eligible for destruction - APPROVED
Pa-Mc

All Ayes

*27) Request of the Fire Department to destroy records no longer needed and eligible for destruction - APPROVED
NOTE: ITEM #39 HEARD PRIOR TO ITEM #28



RESOURCE MANAGEMENT AGENCY

All S.D.'s

Pz-Pa

3 Ayes

2 Noes -

Mc-Pe

28) Proposed Code Compliance Program and County Counsel'S Report on Proposed Program - $125,000 in FY 1998-99, $100,000 Annually Thereafter - GREG GALLIAN; ROY WEYGAND, PRESIDENT OF KERNTAX; EILEEN MORRISON; JIM CRETTOL, KERN COUNTY FARM BUREAU; BRANDY DELA GARZA, EAST BAKERSFIELD COMMUNITY COALITION; JACK DERMODY; AND JOE GREEN HEARD; RECEIVED AND FILED DOCUMENTS; - WAIVED READING; INTRODUCED PROPOSED ORDINANCES; SET TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 1, 1998, AT 2:00 P.M., AS DATE FOR ENACTMENT OF PROPOSED ORDINANCES; DESIGNATED COUNTY COUNSEL AS OFFICIAL TO PREPARE FAIR AND ADEQUATE SUMMARY; DIRECTED CLERK OF THE BOARD TO POST AND PUBLISH REQUIRED NOTICE AND SUMMARY IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTIONS 25124(B)(1) AND 65091 OF CALIFORNIA GOVERNMENT CODE; APPROVED DEVELOPMENT OF NEW PERSONNEL SPECIFICATIONS FOR CODE COMPLIANCE OFFICER AND CODE COMPLIANCE SUPERVISOR; REFERRED DEVELOPMENT OF PERSONNEL SPECIFICATIONS AND APPROPRIATE SALARY RANGES TO PERSONNEL DEPARTMENT AND COUNTY ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE; APPROVED ESTABLISHMENT OF CODE COMPLIANCE DIVISION WITHIN ENGINEERING AND SURVEY SERVICES DEPARTMENT; REFERRED TO RMA FOR IMPLEMENTATION; DIRECTED RMA TO WORK WITH COUNTY ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE TO ESTABLISH NEW CODE COMPLIANCE DIVISION GENERAL FUND BUDGET; APPROVED GENERAL FUND SUPPORT OF $25,000 FOR ONE-TIME START UP COSTS FOR COMPUTER PROGRAMMING NEEDS; APPROVED GENERAL FUND SUPPORT OF $100,000 FOR DEMOLITION, ABATEMENT AND REPAIR OF PUBLIC NUISANCES AND SUBSTANDARD STRUCTURES; DIRECTED RMA TO CONDUCT PUBLIC WORKSHOPS FOR REVIEW OF PROGRAM AND REPORT BACK TO BOARD ONE YEAR AFTER PROGRAM HAS BEEN OPERATIONALIZED; RECEIVED AND FILED COUNTY COUNSEL'S REPORT



RESOURCE MANAGEMENT AGENCY

Community Development Department



S.D. #1

Pa-Mc

All Ayes

*29) Proposed Agreements with the City of Delano for Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Funding of Two FY 1997-98 CD Activities - $290,000 for Design and Construction of Street Improvements, and $20,000 for Design and Construction of Improvements to the Ellington Community Center - FUNDING: $290,000; CDBG; Budgeted; CD Activity #14.97.1; $20,000; CDBG; Budgeted; CD Activity #14.97.3 - APPROVED AGREEMENTS; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENTS 671-98 AND 672-98



S.D. #3
Pa-Mc

All Ayes

*30) Termination of Agreement with Golden Empire Affordable Housing, Inc. - TERMINATED AGREEMENT #506-97 WITH GOLDEN EMPIRE AFFORDABLE HOUSING; AUTHORIZED DIRECTOR OF COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM DEPARTMENT TO SEND APPROPRIATE NOTICE OF TERMINATION



RESOURCE MANAGEMENT AGENCY

Engineering & Survey Services



S.D. #2

*31) Tract No. 5039; Southeast Corner of Felsite Avenue and Clark Street, Rosamond; Release of Claim and Exoneration of Bond; American Motorists Insurance Company; - CONTINUED TO TUESDAY, 8/25/98, AT 2:00 P.M.



RESOURCE MANAGEMENT AGENCY

Environmental Health



Animal Control Division

Pa-Mc

All Ayes

*32) Proposed addition of one Animal Care Worker position and deletion of one Typist Clerk I/II position effective Tuesday, August 18, 1998 - APPROVED; DIRECTED PERSONNEL DEPARTMENT TO AMEND DEPARTMENTAL POSITIONS AND SALARY SCHEDULE



RESOURCE MANAGEMENT AGENCY

Roads Department



S.D. #1

Pa-Mc

All Ayes

*33) Contract No. 98030, Plans, Specifications and Notice to Contractors for Construction on Various Streets in Ridgecrest Area, CSA 84, Approval of Limited Standards for Proposed County Maintained Roads - MADE FINDING THAT PROJECT IS CATEGORICALLY EXEMPT FROM CEQA PER SECTION 15302; AUTHORIZED ROADS TO FILE NOTICE OF EXEMPTION; APPROVED RIGHT OF WAY AND CONSTRUCTION STANDARDS NOTED, ACKNOWLEDGING THAT SAFETY AND FUNCTION OF ROADS ARE NOT REDUCED; APPROVED PLANS AND SPECIFICATIONS; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN PLANS; AUTHORIZED ROADS TO PUBLISH PURSUANT TO SECTION 20392 OF PUBLIC CONTRACT CODE; BID OPENING DATE IS TO BE SEPTEMBER 16, 1998, 11:00 A.M.



S.D. #2
Pa-Mc

All Ayes

*34) Contract No. 98008, Notice of Completion for Construction on Rosamond Blvd. at Mojave-Tropico Road - RECEIVED AND FILED
Pa-Mc

All Ayes

*35) Contract No. 97050, Contract Change Order No. 2 for Construction on Twentieth Street West between Avenue A and Marie Avenue and Rosamond Boulevard between State Highway 14 and Sierra Highway in the amount of $3,447.92 (decrease) - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN
Pa-Mc

All Ayes

*36) Oak Creek Road Overpass Project; Proposed Settlement Offer of $89,206 plus sign relocation in an amount not to exceed $10,000 and Escrow Instructions for Right of Way acquisition of White Properties (Parcels K-1 through K-5) and Accept Grant Deed - APPROVED SETTLEMENT; APPROVED ESCROW INSTRUCTIONS; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN; ACCEPTED DEED; AUTHORIZED AUDITOR-CONTROLLER TO EFFECT PAYMENT OF $89,206.00 PLUS ACTUAL SIGN RELOCATION COSTS IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $10,000.00
Pa-Mc

All Ayes

*37) Contract No. 99006, Plans, Specifications, and Notice to Contractors for Construction on Oak Creek Road at Union Pacific Railroad Company (PUC No. B-380.2A) - MADE FINDING THAT PROJECT IS STATUTORILY EXEMPT FROM CEQA PER SECTION 21089.13 OF THE PUBLIC RESOURCES CODE; AUTHORIZED CLERK OF THE BOARD TO FILE NOTICE OF EXEMPTION; APPROVED PLANS AND SPECIFICATIONS; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN PLANS; AUTHORIZED ROADS TO PUBLISH PURSUANT TO SECTION 20392 OF PUBLIC CONTRACTS CODE; BID OPENING IS TO BE SEPTEMBER 23, 1998 AT 11:00 A.M.



S.D. #3
Pa-Mc

All Ayes

*38) Relocation Assistance Reimbursements for Calloway Drive Project, Hess-Terry Property - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN; AUTHORIZED AUDITOR-CONTROLLER TO EFFECT PAYMENT OF $6,850.00



S.D. #4
Pe-Pz

All ayes

39) Report on Options for Repair of Gun Club Road - RECEIVED AND FILED



WASTE MANAGEMENT DEPARTMENT

All S.D.'s



Hearing

Pe-Pz

4 Ayes

1 Ab- Pa

40) Public Hearing to Consider Annual Garbage Franchise Report and Establish the Schedule of Refuse Service Rates for Fiscal Year 1998/99 - OPEN HEARING; BOB HAMPTON, KERN COUNTY WASTE MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATION HEARD; CLOSED HEARING; RECEIVED AND FILED DOCUMENT; ADOPTED RESOLUTION 98-267 APPROVING PROPOSED FRANCHISE HAULER RATES AND AMENDED LEGAL DESCRIPTIONS FOR CERTAIN FRANCHISE AREA BOUNDARIES
Pa-Mc

All Ayes

*41) Request for Proposal - Solid Waste System Five-Year Plan - APPROVED REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL TO ASSIST IN THE PREPARATION OF A KERN COUNTY WASTE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM FIVE-YEAR PLAN AND AUTHORIZED DISTRIBUTION



S.D. #1
Pa-Mc

All Ayes

*42) Purchase Order No. 805529; Notice of Completion for Post Closure Erosion Controls at McFarland/Delano Sanitary Landfill; Project No. 8999-7206 - RECEIVED AND FILED
Pa-Mc

All Ayes

*43) Construction of 1997/98 Flood Repair at Kern Valley Sanitary Landfill - MADE FINDING THAT PROJECT IS CATEGORICALLY EXEMPT FROM THE REQUIREMENTS OF THE CALIFORNIA ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY ACT PER SECTION 15301 OF THE STATE CEQA GUIDELINES; AUTHORIZED CLERK OF THE BOARD TO FILE NOTICE OF EXEMPTION; APPROVED PLANS AND SPECIFICATIONS; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN; AUTHORIZED WASTE MANAGEMENT DEPARTMENT TO PREPARE THE NECESSARY REQUISITION FOR THE PURCHASING AGENT TO SOLICIT BIDS



S.D. #2
Pa-Mc

All Ayes

*44) Notice of Exemption to Contract No. 98031 for Drainage and Grading Improvements at Arvin Sanitary Landfill - MADE FINDING THAT PROJECT IS CATEGORICALLY EXEMPT FROM THE REQUIREMENTS OF THE CALIFORNIA ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY ACT PER SECTION 15301 OF THE STATE CEQA GUIDELINES; AUTHORIZED CLERK OF THE BOARD TO FILE NOTICE OF EXEMPTION



S.D. #4
Pa-Mc

All Ayes

*45) Notice of Exemption to Contract No. 98044 for Construction of Flood Repairs at Lebec Sanitary Landfill - MADE FINDING THAT PROJECT IS CATEGORICALLY EXEMPT FROM THE REQUIREMENTS OF THE CALIFORNIA ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY ACT PER SECTION 15301 OF THE STATE CEQA GUIDELINES; AUTHORIZED CLERK OF THE BOARD TO FILE NOTICE OF EXEMPTION



MATTERS FOR EXECUTIVE APPROVAL
Pa-Mc

All Ayes

*46) Budget Transfers - APPROVED #1 THROUGH #3
Pa-Mc

All Ayes

*47) Travel Requests (Out of State) - APPROVED R. GIFFORD TO SALT LAKE CITY, UT AND BOISE, ID; C. YOUNG TO SCOTTSDALE, AZ; S. WALTER TO WASHINGTON, D.C.; J. PUSAVAT TO DURHAM, NC; D. DUQUETTE TO LAS VEGAS, NV; M. ARNOLD TO NEW YORK, NY; L. KUHS TO LAKE TAHOE, NV; B. JINADU TO ST. LOUIS, MO; M. STANSBERRY TO ST. LOUIS, MO; D. WASHINGTON TO EMMITSBURG, MD; D. LANDON TO EMMITSBURG, MD; AND E. NICHOLS TO DALLAS, TX
Pa-Mc

All Ayes

*48) Minutes for the Week of June 22, 1998 - APPROVED
Pa-Mc

All Ayes

*49) Miscellaneous Letters and Documents - FILED
Pa-Mc

All Ayes

*50) Miscellaneous Departmental Referrals by Clerk of the Board - APPROVED AND FILED
Pa-Mc

All Ayes

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



Pz-Pe


ADJOURNED TO TUESDAY, AUGUST 25, 1998 AT 10:00 A.M.





______________________________

Clerk of the Board







______________________________

Chairman, Board of Supervisors







49) MISCELLANEOUS LETTERS AND DOCUMENTS - FILE
Auditor-Controller-County Clerk
A) Report on Activity in County Revolving Funds, Cash Difference Funds, Cash Overage Funds and Replenishment of Storage in County Funds for the period of July 1, 1997 to June 30, 1998
B) Report on Refunds (Government Code Section 26906) of Erroneous Deposits Pursuant to Board Resolution 71-4
C) Review Recap Report and Statement of Condition, Budgetary Appropriations as of July 31, 1998
D) Review of Current Internal Controls over Cash, Revenues, Expenditures and other Financial Records of the Communications Division of General Services
E) Review of Current Internal Controls over Cash, Revenues, Expenditures and other Financial Records of the General Services Division of the County Administrative Office
F) Review of Current Internal Controls over Cash, Revenues, and Expenditures and other Financial Records of the Information Technology Services Division of the County Administrative Office
Clerk of the Board
G) Letter of Resignation from Cruz Ramos of the Parks and Recreation Commission (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO and Parks Department)
H) Letter of Resignation from Marieta J. Williams of the Commission on Aging Board (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
Community Development Department
I) County Loan Agreement, Home Investment Partnerships Program, Owner Rehabilitation Program with Leroy E. Hein and Constance M. Hein
J) County Loan Agreement, Home Investment Partnerships Program, First-time Homebuyers Mortgage Assistance Program, with Salvador Cardenas and Rosario Sandoval Cardenas, Salvador Cardenas Sandoval and Adriana Torres
K) Amendment No. 1 to First-time Homebuyer Assistance Program Agreement with First National Home Finance
County Administrative Office
L) Response to Review of Internal Controls over Revenues, Expenditures and other Financial Records of the County Administrative Office
General Services
M) Letter to Lee Development Group re District Attorney Crime Lab and Family Support Facility (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
Local Agency Formation Commission
N) Proceeding No. 1248, Resolution No. 98-17, Minute Book 45 in the matter of East Niles C.S.D.: Annexation No. 34 (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
O) Proceeding No. 1250, Resolution No. 98-18, Minute Book 45 in the matter of East Niles C.S.D.: Annexation No. 35 (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
Parks
P) Northeast Bakersfield Bike Path and Water Facilities Project (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO and Planning)
Resource Management Agency
Q) Response to Minor Audit Findings - Review of Roads Department (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
Miscellaneous
R) Letter from Court Appointed Special Advocates of Kern County (CASA) re "Lockyer-Isenberg Trial Court Funding Act of 1997" (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
S) Letter from U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Requesting for Release of Funds Approval - Release No. 09 - Certification of Compliance with 24 CFR Part 58 Regulations (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO and Community Development)
T) Letter from United States Department of Agriculture re Pacific Southwest Region Annual Timber Sale Program Information Reporting System (TSPIRS) Report, Fiscal Year 1997 (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
U) Letter from Assemblyman Thomas McClintock re Car Tax and the 1998 State Budget (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
V) Letter from Hall Ambulance Service Inc. re $40 Million Child Welfare Services Augmentation, 1998/99 Budget (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO and Human Services)
W) Letter from State Board of Equalization re Assessment Appeals Manual (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO, Assessor, County Counsel and AAB)
X) Letter from U.S. Environmental Protection Agency re Biosolids Ordinance from the Board of Supervisors meeting on July 28, 1998 (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO, R.A. and County Counsel)
Y) Letter from the City of Arvin re Formation of a Citizens Advisory Committee relative to the Annexation process (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
Z) Letter from City of Tehachapi re Formation of a Citizens Advisory Committee Relative to the Annexation Process (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
AA) Letter from City of Delano re Formation of a Citizen Advisory Committee on Annexations (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO and County Counsel)
BB) Letter from California Department of Education re Submittal of Local Child Care Planning Council (LPC) Certification of Membership and County Priorities (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO and Human Services)
CC) Letter from California Department of Education re Submittal of Local Child Care Planning (LPC) County Priorities (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO and Human Services)
DD) Letter from Department of Health Services re Addendum to the Medi-cal Outreach Request for Application (RFA) (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO, KMC and Human Services)
EE) Transmittal letter to report an illegal or threatened discharge of Hazardous Waste (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO and Fire Hazardous Material)
FF) Memorandum from San Joaquin Valley Unified Air Pollution Control District re Citizens Advisory Committee (CAO) Attendance Records (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
GG) Newsletter from ADA Training Project National League of Cities entitled "Moving Violations: Cities Enforce Accessible Parking through Volunteerism" (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
HH) Bureau of Justice Assistance fact sheet re the Local Law Enforcement Equipment Procurement Program (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO and Sheriff)
II) U.S. Department of Justice fact sheet re Mental Health Disorders and Substance Abuse among Juveniles (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO, Probation and Mental Health)
JJ) Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention federal register re Comprehensive Program Plan for Fiscal Year 1998 and Availability of Discretionary Program Announcements and Application Kit (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO and Probation)
KK) Department of Water Resources, Water Conservation Newsletter (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
LL) Fair Political Practices Commission bulletin, Volume 24, No. 3 (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO and all Elected Officials)
MM) Agenda of meeting for the Fish and Game Commission on August 6, 1998 (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
NN) Agenda of meeting for the Wildlife Conservation Board on August 13, 1998 (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
OO) Agenda of AIDS Advisory Board, Ryan White Sub-Committee, on August 5, 1998 (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
PP) Agenda of meeting for the AIDS Advisory Board on August 5, 1998 (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
50) LETTERS RECEIVED AND REFERRED BY CLERK OF THE BOARD -APPROVE AND FILE
A) Application for Alcohol Beverage License: Alice's Market, 2801 Weedpatch Hwy., Bakersfield, CA; Norm's Place, 616 Poso Street, Maricopa, CA; Shakey's Pizza, 6111 Niles Street, Bakersfield, CA; Sirloins Pub and Grill, 8105 Kern Canyon Road, Bakersfield, CA; Cope's Knotty Pine Cafe, 1530 Norris Road, Bakersfield, CA; Victorian Restaurant, 1325 Baker Street, Bakersfield, CA; -REFERRED TO PLANNING (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO and County Counsel)
B) Rio Bravo-Greeley Union Elementary School District 1994 Election General Obligation Bonds -REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL
C) Letter and Resolution of the Board of Directors of the Rosamond Community Services District calling and giving notice of Special Election for the submission to the qualified electors of the district the question of whether the district should adopt and approve an ordinance to levy a special tax to finance graffiti abatement and requesting the consolidation of the special election with the Statewide General Election -REFERRED TO AUDITOR-CONTROLLER-COUNTY CLERK (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
D) Resolution No. 98-3 changing District Elections dates to consolidate with State Wide Election dates -REFERRED TO AUDITOR-CONTROLLER-COUNTY CLERK (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO and County Counsel)
E) Preliminary Official Statement from Kern High School District, 1998 Tax and Revenues Anticipation Notes-REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL
51) CLAIMS AND LAW SUITS FILED WITH AND REFERRED BY THE CLERK OF THE BOARD - APPROVE AND FILE
A) Claim in the matter of Gilbert Alaniz vs. Kern County -REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
B) Claim in the matter of Bakersfield Association for Retarded Citizens (B.A.R.C.) vs. Kern County -REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
C) Claim in the matter of Karen Bush vs. Kern County -REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
D) Claim in the matter of Fernando Castro and Teresa Castro vs. Kern County -REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
E) Claim in the matter of Joe and Anna Collins vs. Kern County -REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
F) Objections of Defendant American Motorist Insurance Company to Notices of taking Depositions and Demands for Production of Documents in the matter of County of Kern vs. Nevadacal Development Corp. and American Motorists Insurance Company -REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
G) Claim in the matter of Roger Culp vs. Kern County -REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
H) Claim in the matter of Joe Delatorre, III vs. Kern County -REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
I) Claim in the matter of Tracie Dixon vs. Kern County -REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
J) Claim in the matter of Angela Espinoza vs. Kern County -REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
K) Claim in the matter of Mary E. Jenkins vs. Kern County -REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
L) Claim in the matter of James Jones vs. Kern County -REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
M) Claim in the matter of Dannie D. Harris vs. Kern County -REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
N) Alternative Writ of Mandate in the matter of Jason Johnson vs. Kern County -REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
O) Claim in the matter of William L. Johnson vs. Kern County -REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
P) Summons and Complaint in the matter of Homer Keen vs. Kern County -REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
Q) Summons and Complaint in the matter of Richard Kramer, individually as successor in interest and Guardian Ad Litem of the Estate of Denise Kramer vs. Kern County -REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
R) Claim in the matter of Brenda Mercier vs. Kern County -REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
S) Claim in the matter of the Estate of Michael Monaghan vs. Kern County -REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
T) Claim in the matter of Javier Rodriguez, Jesus Rodriguez, Petra Rodriguez, Alfredo Rodriguez, David Rodgiruez, Jesus Ruiz Rodriguez as individuals and as heirs of Juan Gabriel Rodriguez, deceased vs. Kern County -REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
U) Claim in the matter of Evangelina Sanchez, the mother of Juan Sanchez vs. Kern County -REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
V) Claim in the matter of Glen Street vs. Kern County -REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
W) Claim and Amended Claim in the matter of Frank W. Subriar, DBA Delano Ambulance Service vs. Kern County -REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
X) Claim in the matter of Danny Tinnin vs. Kern County -REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
Y) Claim in the matter of Jamie Walsh, a minor by and through her Guardian Ad Litem, James Walsh vs. Kern County -REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)