SUMMARY OF PROCEEDINGS


BOARD OF SUPERVISORS - COUNTY OF KERN


1115 Truxtun Avenue

Bakersfield, California


Regular Meeting

Tuesday, August 3, 1999



9:00 A.M.

BOARD RECONVENED

Supervisors: McQuiston, Perez, Patrick, Peterson, Parra
ROLL CALL: All Present


SALUTE TO FLAG - Led by Supervisor Patrick


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


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


BOARD ACTION SHOWN IN CAPS
RESOLUTIONS/PROCLAMATIONS
Pr-Pa
All Ayes
1) Proclamation proclaiming August 12 through 14, 1999 as Kiwanis Days in Kern County - PROCLAIMED; MADE PRESENTATION TO MARVIN FULLER, LT. GOVERNOR, DIVISION 33; MARVIN FULLER AND MELVIN KHACHIGIAN, 19TH ANNUAL CONVENTION, GENERAL CHAIR, HEARD
Pa-Pe
All Ayes
2) Proclamation proclaiming August 1 through 7, 1999 as World Breastfeeding Week in Kern County - PROCLAIMED; MADE PRESENTATION TO DORA PEREZ, WIC NUTRITIONIST, CLINICA SIERRA VISTA; DORA PEREZ HEARD
Pr-Pa
All Ayes
3) Proclamation proclaiming August, 1999 as Career Services Center Alumni and Ambassador Month - PROCLAIMED; MADE PRESENTATION TO KAREN JONES, DEPUTY DIRECTOR, EMPLOYERS' TRAINING RESOURCE
Pr-Pa
All Ayes
*4) Ratify Proclamation proclaiming July 7, 1999 as Cixi, China Day in Kern County - PROCLAIMED; REFERRED TO CLERK OF THE BOARD FOR PREPARATION
APPOINTMENTS
Pr-Pa
All Ayes
*5) Appointment of Roger Hensley as Second District Member to the Parks and Recreation Commission, term to expire January, 2002 - MADE APPOINTMENT
Pr-Pa
All Ayes
*6) Appointment of Jan Casteel-Fleury as Fifth District Community Representative Member to the Local Child Care and Development Planning Council, term to expire June 30, 2002 - MADE APPOINTMENT
Pr-Pa
All Ayes
*7) Appointment of J. Sterling Bryan to the West Side Cemetery District, term to expire March 10, 2003 - MADE APPOINTMENT
Pr-Pa
All Ayes
*8) Appointment of Ed Patterson (replacing Robert Fulfer) to the West Side Cemetery District, term to expire January 1, 2000 - MADE APPOINTMENT
Pr-Pa
All Ayes
*9) Appointment of Joel Heinrichs as Second District Member to the Civil Service Commission, term to expire July 9, 2003 - MADE APPOINTMENT
PUBLIC PRESENTATIONS
10) 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! - JAN BANS, REPRESENTATIVE OF ASSEMBLYMAN DEAN FLOREZ, HEARD REGARDING AB 114 (FLOREZ), SIGNED BY THE GOVERNOR ON JULY 23, 1999, WHICH PROVIDES FREEZE TAX RELIEF TO THOSE MEMBERS OF THE COMMUNITY AFFECTED BY THE FREEZE IN LATE DECEMBER, 1998, AS WELL AS REASSESSMENT OF PROPERTY DAMAGED BY THE FREEZE; AND 2) ADVISED OF A HEARING ON THURSDAY, AUGUST 12, 1999, AT WASCO CITY HALL, BY THE ASSEMBLY TRANSPORTATION BUDGET SUBCOMMITTEE REGARDING HIGHWAY 46 TRAFFIC SAFETY
BOARD MEMBER ANNOUNCEMENTS OR REPORTS

11) 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 COMMENTED THAT HE RECENTLY ATTENDED A MEETING IN ST. LOUIS, MO, AS A MEMBER OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF COUNTIES AND AS A MEMBER OF THE PUBLIC SAFETY AND JUSTICE COMMITTEE THAT FOCUSED ON PUBLIC SAFETY AND CHILDHOOD ISSUES; ADDITIONALLY, THIS PAST WEEK HE WAS A MEMBER OF THE TRIAL COURT TASK FORCE, HELD IN SAN FRANCISCO, TO RESTRUCTURE THE TRIAL COURTS IN CALIFORNIA TO REVERSE THE FISCAL IMPACT ON COUNTIES

SUPERVISOR PEREZ FURTHER COMMENTED ON AGENDA ITEM NO. 90 REGARDING THE OUTDOOR CONCERT RECENTLY HELD IN ROSAMOND; HE EXPRESSED CONCERN WITH PUBLIC NOTIFICATION AND COORDINATION WITH LAW ENFORCEMENT; HE REQUESTED REVIEW OF THE APPROVAL AND PERMITTING PROCESS FOR MAJOR EVENTS BY THE COUNTY ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE, RESOURCE MANAGEMENT AGENCY, PLANNING DEPARTMENT, AND SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT


SUPERVISOR PATRICK COMMENDED RICK DAVIS, KGOV STATION MANAGER, THE CAO, ASSISTANT CAO FOR GENERAL SERVICES, AND COUNTY STAFF WHO WORKED DILIGENTLY ON THE AUDIO/VISUAL IMPROVEMENTS IN THE BOARD CHAMBERS
DEPARTMENTAL REQUESTS



AGING AND ADULT SERVICES
Pr-Pa
All Ayes
*12) Proposed Agreement with Rohini Kubendran, R.D., for dietician services, from August 3, 1999 through June 30, 2000, in an amount not to exceed $3,500 - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 630-99
Pr-Pa
All Ayes
*13) Proposed authorization of Aging and Adult Services Department to pay stand-by costs for after-hour response to elder abuse reports by department staff, retroactive to July 1, 1999 - APPROVED
AIRPORTS
Pr-Pa
All Ayes
*14) Proposed Grant Agreement with Federal Aviation Administration (Grant No. AIP 3-06-0017-16) in the amount of $192,179 for planning of construction of Meadows Field Terminal Building - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED COUNTY COUNSEL TO SIGN AGREEMENT 631-99 AS SPONSOR'S ATTORNEY
ASSESSOR-RECORDER
Pr-Pa
All Ayes
*15) Unusual travel request for Michael Clark, Departmental Systems Coordinator, to attend Microsoft SQL Server 7.0 Training at Quickstart Technologies, Woodland Hills, CA, from August 16-20, 1999, in an amount not to exceed $3,410 - APPROVED
AUDITOR-CONTROLLER-COUNTY CLERK
Pr-Pa
All Ayes
*16) Proposition 4 appropriations limit for 1999-2000 (from 7/6/99) - ADOPTED RESOLUTION 99-208 SETTING APPROPRIATION LIMIT FOR KERN COUNTY FOR 1999-2000 AT $397,996,651
Pr-Pa
All Ayes
*17) Request from Delano-Earlimart Irrigation District for the Elections Division to render certain election services for their Special Election and to consolidate with any other Election within this District to be held November 2, 1999 - AUTHORIZED ELECTIONS DIVISION TO PERFORM ELECTION-RELATED SERVICES REQUESTED
Pr-Pa
All Ayes
*18) Request from Tehachapi Unified School District for the Elections Division to render certain election services for their Special Election and to consolidate with any other Election within this District to be held November 2, 1999 - AUTHORIZED ELECTIONS DIVISION TO PERFORM ELECTION-RELATED SERVICES REQUESTED
Pr-Pa
All Ayes
*19) Transfer to County General Fund of unclaimed refundable property tax payments - APPROVED TRANSFER OF $26,099.76 TO COUNTY GENERAL FUND
WITH-
DRAWN
*20) Transfer of Property Tax Entitlement, City of Bakersfield Annexation No. 404 -
BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
Pr-Pa
All Ayes
*21) Request of Supervisor Perez for a letter of support to the United States Department of Transportation requesting that California's historic Twenty Mule Team Trail be designated as a National Millennium Trail - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN
COUNTY ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE
Pr-Pa
All Ayes
*22) Proposed retroactive change in employment status of Linda Parker to "Temporary" from January 26, 1998 through January 25, 1999 to correct payroll error in retirement contributions (from 7/13/99) - APPROVED; REFERRED TO AGING AND ADULT SERVICES, PERSONNEL, AUDITOR-CONTROLLER-COUNTY CLERK, AND RETIREMENT ADMINISTRATION FOR APPROPRIATE ACTION
Pr-Pa
All Ayes
*23) Proposed Agreement with Bear Creek Production Company for construction of public infrastructure under County's Economic Incentive Policy - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 632-99
Pr-Pa
All Ayes
*24) Report on results of Fiscal Year 1998-99 Budget Savings Incentive Program - REFERRED TO FISCAL YEAR 1999-2000 BUDGET FILE; DIRECTED CAO TO COMPUTE APPROPRIATE ADJUSTMENTS TO DEPARTMENTAL OPERATING BUDGETS
Pe-Pz
All Ayes
25) Report on County-supported employee computer purchase program regarding available employee discounts for purchase of personal computer hardware and software (from 7/6/99) - RECEIVED AND FILED; DIRECTED CAO TO DISSEMINATE INFORMATION TO ALL COUNTY DEPARTMENTS; REFERRED TO CAO TO INVESTIGATE VENDOR VOLUME DISCOUNTS, KERN COUNTY FEDERAL CREDIT UNION LOANS, AND PAYROLL DEDUCTIONS FOR COUNTY EMPLOYEES
Pr-Pa
All Ayes
*26) Proposed Agreements with Leifer Capital for municipal finance consultant services, in an amount not to exceed $122,500; Hawkins, Delafield & Wood for bond counsel services, in an amount not to exceed $52,000; and Fulbright & Jaworski L.L.P., for disclosure counsel services, in an amount not to exceed $26,500 for the Countywide communications system upgrade and Kern Medical Center projects Certificates of Participation financing - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENTS 633-99; 634-99; AND 635-99
Pr-Pa
All Ayes
*27) Proposed Amendment No. 8-99 to County Administrative Procedures Manual regarding Administrative Bulletins - APPROVED
Pr-Pa
All Ayes
*28) Proposed Amendment No. 10-99 to County Administrative Procedures Manual regarding business development, marketing, and in-service training expenses - APPROVED
Pr-Pa
All Ayes
*29) Request to include employees of the Kern County Children and Families First Commission in the County health benefits plan - APPROVED; RECEIVED AND FILED RESOLUTION
Pr-Pa
All Ayes
*30) Report regarding County policy governing Native American cultural sites and grave sites - RECEIVED AND FILED
Pe-Pz
All Ayes
31) Report on results of "Hard Choices" Survey and Workshops on developing Kern County Strategic Goals - RECEIVED AND FILED
Pr-Pe
All Ayes
32) Proposed retroactive Agreement with the Kern County Children and Families First Commission for the County to provide professional services in an amount not to exceed eight percent of the Commission's annual revenues from May 1, 1999 through December 31, 1999 - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 636-99
Pa-Pe
All Ayes
33) Transmittal of legislative changes proposed by the Citizens Advisory Committee on Annexations (from 7/6/99) - HEARD PRESENTATION BY COMMITTEE CHAIR, MARY K. SHELL AND VICE CHAIR, DEBBIE TAYLOR, CITIZENS ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON ANNEXATIONS; CONSIDERED ACTIONS PROPOSED BY COMMITTEE; BECKY KAISER, BARBARA FOWLER, AND BARBARA FIELDS HEARD IN SUPPORT OF PROPOSALS; APPROVED RECOMMENDATIONS SPECIFIED IN REPORT; REFERRED TO CAO TO IDENTIFY ADDITIONAL METHODS OF ADVANCING LEGISLATIVE CHANGES
Legislative Matters
Pr-Pa
All Ayes
*34) AB 838 (Longville) Joint Powers Agencies' Bonds - ADOPTED POSITION OF SUPPORT; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN CORRESPONDENCE TO GOVERNOR AND APPROPRIATE LEGISLATORS COMMUNICATING THE BOARD'S POSITION
COUNTY ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE
General Services Division


S.D. #1
Pz-Pe
All Ayes
35) Proposed retroactive approval of Lease with the Bureau of Land Management, for a communications site on Bird Springs Peak, at no cost, from July 14, 1999 through December 31, 2029 - 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 ASSISTANT COUNTY ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER TO SIGN
S.D. #4
Pr-Pa
All Ayes
*36) Proposed Lease Agreement with Dennis Martin for use of office space by the Mental Health Department at 930 F Street, Wasco, CA, from September 1, 1999 to August 31, 2004, at $7,616 per month - 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 637-99
S.D. #3
Pr-Pa
All Ayes
*37) (8996.8435) Change Order No. 3, providing for an increase of $9,790.80 for the Kern Medical Center Emergency Fuel System Improvements - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN
COUNTY COUNSEL
Pr-Pa
All Ayes
*38) Request of the Personnel Department to destroy records no longer needed and eligible for destruction - APPROVED
Pr-Pa
All Ayes
*39) Proposed Ordinance adding subparagraph (4) to Section 10.16.050, Chapter 10.16 of Title 10 of the Kern County Code concerning a no stopping zone on Valley Boulevard Frontage Road, Tehachapi area - WAIVED READING; INTRODUCED ORDINANCE
DISTRICT ATTORNEY
Pr-Pa
All Ayes
*40) Proposed Agreement with Andersen Consulting LLP to provide management assistance for the KIDZ Child Support Automated System project, from August 3, 1999 through June 30, 2000, in an amount not to exceed $200,000 - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 638-99
Pr-Pa
All Ayes
*41) Proposed Agreement with Software Automation, Inc. to provide technical systems analysis and program development for the KIDZ Child Support Automated System project, from August 3, 1999 through June 30, 2000, in an amount not to exceed $200,000 - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 639-99
Pr-Pa
All Ayes
*42) Proposed Agreement with Michael M. Emmons to provide technical systems analysis and program development for the KIDZ Child Support Automated System project, from August 3, 1999 through June 30, 2000, in an amount not to exceed $175,000 - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 640-99
Pr-Pa
All Ayes
*43) Proposed Agreement with Compliance Consulting to provide project management services for the KIDZ Automated Child Support System project, from August 3, 1999 through June 30, 2000, in an amount not to exceed $300,000 - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 641-99
EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES
Pr-Pa
All Ayes
*44) Proposed Agreement with State Emergency Medical Services Authority (Grant Contract EMS-8066) to provide $30,000 for continuation of EMS System Design Project - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 642-99
Pr-Pa
All Ayes
*45) Proposed Agreement with Thomas C. McGinnis to provide services necessary for completion of the EMS System Design Plan, from August 3, 1999 through September 30, 2000, in an amount not to exceed $40,600 - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 643-99
EMPLOYERS' TRAINING RESOURCE
Pr-Pa
All Ayes
*46) Proposed Amendment No. 1 to Subgrant Agreement No. 116-99 with Maricopa Unified School District to incorporate a project-based technology component into the 1999 Summer Youth Employment and Training Program, increasing the total compensation to $117,272 (an increase of $69,501) - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 644-99
Pr-Pa
All Ayes
*47) Proposed Amendment No. 1 to Subgrant Agreement No. 112-99 with Delano Joint Union High School District to provide academic enrichment and work experience opportunities for economically disadvantaged youths during the 1999 Summer Youth Employment and Training Program, increasing the total compensation to $276,430 (an increase of $32,054) - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 645-99
Pr-Pa
All Ayes
*48) Proposed Amendment No. 1 to Subgrant Agreement No. 115-99 with the Kern County Superintendent of Schools to provide academic enrichment and work experience opportunities for economically disadvantaged youths during the 1999 Summer Youth Employment and Training Program, increasing the total compensation to $402,805 (an increase of $33,090) - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 646-99
FIRE DEPARTMENT
Pr-Pa
All Ayes
*49) Proposed addition of Federal Excess Property Specialist position, subject to and effective with the approval of the new classification by the Civil Service Commission, and deletion of the vacant Stock Clerk position, effective August 24, 1999, Fiscal Impact: None - APPROVED; REFERRED TO PERSONNEL TO AMEND DEPARTMENTAL POSITIONS AND SALARY SCHEDULE
Pr-Pa
All Ayes
*50) Proposed acceptance of donations for acquisition of Fire Safety Trailer, Fiscal Impact: Donation of Fire Safety Trailer Valued at $14,220 - ACCEPTED DONATION OF FIRE SAFETY TRAILER FROM KERN COUNTY FIREFIGHTERS UNION, LOCAL 1301, THE KERN COUNTY BURN SURVIVORS TRUST, AND FRANK AND LEE DENHAM; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN LETTERS OF APPRECIATION
Pr-Pa
All Ayes
*51) Status report on implementation of State Fire Plan, Fiscal Impact: None - RECEIVED AND FILED
HUMAN SERVICES
Pr-Pa
All Ayes
*52) Proposed acceptance of in-kind donation of hair and skin care products from Salon Associated Suppliers to the A. Miriam Jamison Children's Center, in the amount of $4,359.94 - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN LETTER OF APPRECIATION
Pr-Pa
All Ayes
*53) Proposed acceptance of an in-kind donation of paper party goods from Party Works to the A. Miriam Jamison Children's Center, in the amount of $4,020 - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN LETTER OF APPRECIATION
Pr-Pa
All Ayes
*54) Relief of accountability of uncollected accounts - DISCHARGED KERN COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES FROM ACCOUNTABILITY OF 116 ACCOUNTS TOTALING $64,176.21
KERN MEDICAL CENTER
Pr-Pa
All Ayes
*55) Proposed five-year Agreement with Cales and Associates for purchase of software and maintenance services for a trauma registry database, from August 3, 1999 to August 2, 2004, in an amount not to exceed $21,625 - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 647-99
Pr-Pa
All Ayes
*56) Proposed Agreement with Care Temps for registered nurse interim assignment services, from August 3, 1999 to August 2, 2000, in an amount not to exceed $100,000 annually - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 648-99
Pz-Pa
All Ayes
57) Notification of proposed retroactive Agreement with Tillinghast, for professional actuarial services - RECEIVED AND FILED
Pr-Pa
All Ayes
*58) Proposed Agreement with California Foot Doctors, for professional podiatry services, from August 3, 1999 to August 2, 2001, in an amount not to exceed $24,000 annually - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 649-99
Pr-Pa
All Ayes
*59) Proposed Amendment No. 1 to Agreement with Ian Glen Ferguson, D.O., to include assumption of malpractice liability by the County of Kern and to decrease the term of contract to one year - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 650-99
WITH-
DRAWN
*60) Request to employ retired county employee Nadine Britt as a Hospital Staff Nurse I, Range 53.6, Step E, for Fiscal Year 1999-2000, for a period not to exceed 120 working days or 960 hours, whichever is greater -
Pr-Pa
All Ayes
*61) Proposed appointment to medical staff membership - APPROVED
Pr-Pa
All Ayes
*62) Proposed 30-day extension of reappointment to medical staff membership - APPROVED
Pr-Pa
All Ayes
*63) Proposed Agreement with Christine Russell for psychotherapy services, from August 3, 1999 to August 2, 2000, in an amount not to exceed $6,000 annually - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 651-99
Pr-Pa
All Ayes
*64) Proposed Agreement with Bonnie Klein for psychotherapy services, from August 3, 1999 to August 2, 2000, in an amount not to exceed $39,532 annually - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 652-99
Pr-Pa
All Ayes
*65) Proposed Agreement with Ramesh C. Gupta, M.D., for professional gastroenterology services, from August 3, 1999 to September 2, 1999, in an amount not to exceed $12,000 - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 653-99
Pr-Pa
All Ayes
*66) Proposed Amendment No. 1 to Agreement with Thomas Larwood, M.D., to include assumption of liability/malpractice coverage by the County of Kern - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 654-99; ADOPTED RESOLUTION 99-209 ACKNOWLEDGING AND ACCEPTING THE COUNTY OF KERN'S ASSUMPTION OF MALPRACTICE LIABILITY COVERAGE FOR THOMAS LARWOOD, M.D., FOR PROFESSIONAL SERVICES RENDERED ON BEHALF OF KERN MEDICAL CENTER
Pr-Pa
All Ayes
*67) Proposed Agreement with Stephen B. McKinnon, D.O., for professional Emergency Room physician services, from August 3, 1999 to August 2, 2000, in an amount not to exceed $50,000 annually - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 655-99; ADOPTED RESOLUTION 99-210 ACKNOWLEDGING AND ACCEPTING THE COUNTY OF KERN'S ASSUMPTION OF MALPRACTICE LIABILITY COVERAGE FOR STEPHEN B. MCKINNON, D.O., FOR PROFESSIONAL SERVICES RENDERED ON BEHALF OF KERN MEDICAL CENTER
Pr-Pa
All Ayes
*68) Request for approval to submit application for Song-Brown grant funds from the California Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development in the amount of $154,845 to continue expansion of the Family Practice Department Residency Program - APPROVED; ADOPTED RESOLUTION 99-211 APPROVING SUBMISSION OF GRANT APPLICATION
Pr-Pa
All Ayes
*69) Proposed Amendment No. 1 to Agreement with Financial Credit Network extending the term of contract from August 6, 1999 to August 5, 2001 - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 656-99
Pr-Pa
All Ayes
*70) Proposed retroactive Agreement with ECG Management Consultants, for physician reorganization plan consulting services, from March 15, 1999 to March 30, 2000, in an amount not to exceed $525,600 (prior notification April 6, 1999) - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 657-99
MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES
Pr-Pa
All Ayes
*71) Proposed authorization to designate specified individuals to initiate application for evaluation and involuntary detention of mentally disordered individuals per Welfare and Institutions Code, Section 5150 - APPROVED
Pr-Pa
All Ayes
*72) Proposed authorization for special purchases for socialization and activities for Children's and Adult Outpatient teams, Special Education Pupil (SEP) program, Conditional Release program (CONREP), Wrap-around services, Neighborhood Partnership affiliations, and community based activities, for Fiscal Year 1999-2000, in an amount not to exceed $79,879 (Realignment; Budgeted) - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED AUDITOR-CONTROLLER-COUNTY CLERK TO PAY
Pr-Pa
All Ayes
*73) Proposed authorization to expend funds for purchases and activities for the Friday Night Live, Club Live, Friday Night Live Kids, Friday Night Live Mentoring Programs, and Substance Abuse Socialization, for Fiscal Year 1999-2000, in an amount not to exceed $58,210 (Federal, State, Local; Budgeted) - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED AUDITOR-CONTROLLER-COUNTY CLERK TO PAY



Pr-Pa
All Ayes
*74) Proposed Amendment No. 1 to Agreement No. 223-98 with Medina's Board and Care, for Fiscal Years 1998-99/1999-2000 (May 1, 1998 to October 31, 1999), for the provision of increased augmented services for County mentally ill clients residing in their facility, for a total contract amount not to exceed $13,610, an increase of $4,860 (State, SAMHSA, Mandated/Budgeted) - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 658-99
Pr-Pa
All Ayes
*75) Proposed Agreement with Frederick Lee Rowe, M.D., Inc., for Fiscal Year 1999-2000 (commencing August 3, 1999), for the provision of professional psychiatric services to mentally ill consumers residing in Kern County, in an amount not to exceed $122,400 (County, Medi-Cal; Mandated/Budgeted) - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 659-99
Pr-Pa
All Ayes
*76) Proposed Agreement with Norman Shapiro, M.D., for Fiscal Year 1999-2000 (commencing August 3, 1999), for the provision of professional psychiatric services to mentally ill consumers residing in Kern County, in an amount not to exceed $18,000 (County, Medi-Cal, Mandated/Budgeted) - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 660-99
Pr-Pa
All Ayes
*77) Proposed Agreement with Howard Wallach, M.D., for Fiscal Year 1999-2000 (commencing August 3, 1999), for the provision of professional psychiatric services to mentally ill consumers residing in Kern County, in an amount not to exceed $15,000 (County, Medi-Cal, Mandated/Budgeted) - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 661-99
Pr-Pa
All Ayes
*78) Proposed Agreement with Dixie King, Ph.D., for Fiscal Year 1999-2000 (commencing August 10, 1999), for the provision of specialized grant evaluation services for children's mental health programs, in an amount not to exceed $9,960 (Grant; Mandated/Budgeted) - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 662-99
Pr-Pa
All Ayes
*79) Proposed Agreement with Psychiatrists Only, L.L.C., for Fiscal Year 1999-2000, for the provision of professional psychiatric placement service to the department, in an amount not to exceed $336,960 (State, Medi-Cal, Mandated/Budgeted) - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 663-99
PARKS AND RECREATION DEPARTMENT
Pr-Pa
All Ayes
*80) Proposal requesting use of Off-Highway Motor Vehicle License Funds from the Friends of Jawbone Canyon, to develop an off-highway map for the Jawbone Canyon area, Funding Amount $17,800 - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN GRANT DISBURSEMENT AGREEMENT 664-99 IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $17,800 FROM THE OFF-HIGHWAY MOTOR VEHICLE LICENSE FUND #00170; AUTHORIZE AUDITOR-CONTROLLER TO ISSUE WARRANT UPON PRESENTATION OF REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION
PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICES
Pr-Pa
All Ayes
*81) Proposed retroactive Agreement with Applied Research Center, a Division of the Cal State Bakersfield Foundation to provide tobacco control evaluation and consulting services, from July 1, 1999 through June 30, 2000, in an amount not to exceed $16,000 (prior notification July 13, 1999) - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 665-99
Pr-Pa
All Ayes
*82) Proposed retroactive Agreement with Norman E. Levan, M.D., for Clinical Services, from July 1, 1999 through June 30, 2000, in an amount not to exceed $10,000 (prior notification July 6, 1999) - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 666-99
Pr-Pa
All Ayes
*83) Proposed retroactive Agreement with William E. Gullett, Jr., M.D., for Medical Services from July 1, 1999 through June 30, 2000, in an amount not to exceed $10,000 (prior notification July 6, 1999) - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 667-99; ADOPTED RESOLUTION 99-212
Pr-Pa
All Ayes
*84) Proposed retroactive Agreement with Friendship House Community Center for a Black Infant Health Program from July 1, 1999 through June 30, 2000, in an amount not to exceed $87,500 (prior notification July 13, 1999) - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 668-99
Pe-Pz
All Ayes
85) Proposed retroactive Agreement with National Health Services, Inc., for Immunization Services, from July 1, 1999 through June 30, 2000, in an amount not to exceed $65,943 - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 669-99
SHERIFF
Pr-Pa
All Ayes
*86) Proposed Agreement with Department of Interior for use of the Friant-Kern Canal for Kern County Sheriff's Department Search and Rescue divers training for a period of five (5) years - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 670-99
Pr-Pa
All Ayes
*87) Proposed Agreement with LTG Associates for Behavioral Research Services, from August 3, 1999 through August 3, 2003, in an amount not to exceed $399,978.94 - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 671-99
Pr-Pa
All Ayes
*88) Proposed acceptance of $6,100 donation from the Kmart Corporation, Kmart Family Foundation to the Sheriff's D.A.R.E. Program - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN LETTER OF APPRECIATION
Pr-Pa
All Ayes
*89) Application to hold a parade, Mountain Memories in Frazier Park, August 7, 1999 - 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
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All Ayes
*90) Proposed retroactive Agreement with Delphi Productions to provide law enforcement services for an outdoor concert on July 31, 1999 through August 1, 1999, at the Willow Springs International Raceway in Rosamond - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 672-99
Pr-Pa
All Ayes
*91) Request for exemption from the five working day limit for unusual travel requests for Sheriff's Department personnel attending specified P.O.S.T., S.T.C. or D.A.R.E. training - APPROVED
Pr-Pa
All Ayes
*92) Sheriff's annual report itemizing expenditures of Inmate Welfare Funds - RECEIVED AND FILED
Pr-Pa
All Ayes
*93) Response to audit report on internal controls and financial records of the Sheriff's Department for Fiscal Year 1998-99 - RECEIVED AND FILED
TREASURER-TAX COLLECTOR
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All Ayes
*94) Treasurer's Pooled Cash Quarterly Portfolio reporting for quarter ended June 30, 1999 - RECEIVED AND FILED
Pr-Pa
All Ayes
*95) Cash Receipts and Disbursements as of June 30, 1999 - RECEIVED AND FILED
VETERANS' SERVICE DEPARTMENT
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All Ayes
*96) Proposed annual Agreement with Union Cemetery Association, for perpetual care of veterans plots in Union Cemetery, from July 1, 1999 through June 30, 2000, in an amount not to exceed $5,589.20 - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 673-99
CLOSED SESSIONS



COUNTY ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE
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All Ayes
97) Request for Closed Session regarding Meet and Confer, KLEA, CCAPE -
COUNTY COUNSEL
Pz-Pa
All Ayes
98) Request for Closed Session regarding a determination of whether the County will initiate litigation (Government Code Section 54956.9 (c)) -
Pz-Pa
All Ayes
99) Request for Closed Session regarding significant exposure to litigation against the County (two cases) (Government Code Section 54956.9 (b)(1)(3)(A)) -
Pr-Pe 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 3, 1999

2:00 P.M.

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! - TERRY ARNOLD, BURGER KING AND LAMPPOST PIZZA, ADDRESSED THE BOARD REGARDING THE DISTRICT ATTORNEY'S AGENDA ITEMS #40 THROUGH #43 FROM THE TUESDAY A.M. SESSION RELATING TO APPROVAL OF OVER $800,000 FOR THE KIDZ PROGRAM
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
Planning Department

Pe-Pz
All Ayes
*3) Request from Verlene W. Mennig to change the permitted uses from 20-acre Residential to Agriculture on approximately 23 acres located at 967 Bodfish Canyon Road, Bodfish (SD 1)
Specific Request:
(a) A change in zone classification from E (20) MH to A (ZCC #8, Map #64-7)
(b) Inclusion of approximately 23 acres within the boundaries of an Agricultural Preserve (Ag Pres #15 - Incl.)
(Categorically Exempt, Section 15301; Published Kern Valley Sun) - OPENED HEARING; NO ONE HEARD; CLOSED HEARING; ADOPTED RESOLUTIONS 99-213 AND 99-214 AND ENACTED ORDINANCE G-6618 APPROVING ZONE CHANGE AND INCLUSION AS REQUESTED
Pe-Pz
All Ayes
*4) Request from Denia Pearson by San Joaquin Surveying to change the permitted uses from Limited Agriculture to one-half-acre Residential on approximately one-half acre located at 1024 Day Avenue, Oildale (SD 1)
Specific Request:
A change in zone classification from A-1 to E () (ZCC #11, Map #103-6)
(Categorically Exempt, Section 15301; Published Bakersfield Californian) - OPENED HEARING; NO ONE HEARD; CLOSED HEARING; ADOPTED RESOLUTION 99-215 AND ENACTED ORDINANCE G-6619 APPROVING ZONE CHANGE AS REQUESTED
Pe-Pz
All Ayes
*5) Request from Bakersfield Housing Investors by Porter-Robertson Engineering and Surveying for the elimination of two public service easements located on the northeast corner of Pacheco Road and Eve Street, southeast Bakersfield (SD 2)
Specific Request:
Nonsummary vacation of two public service easements located within Parcel Map 4992 (124-18 3 098; Streets and Highways)
(General Rule, Section 15061(b)(3); Published Bakersfield Californian) - OPENED HEARING; NO ONE HEARD; CLOSED HEARING; ADOPTED RESOLUTION 99-216 APPROVING VACATION AS REQUESTED
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All Ayes
6) Appeal by Klaus Kania to the Planning Commission's May 27, 1999, decision approving a private prison, operated by Management and Training Corporation, on 17 acres located on the north side of Twenty Mule Team Road, 450 feet east of Kostopoulos Avenue, Boron (SD 2)
Specific Request:
An appeal of the decision of the Planning Commission approving CUP 17, Map 191-32 (Resolution 65-99) which allowed the development of a private prison (Sections 19.36.030.I and 19.38.030.I) in M-1 PD and M-2 Districts (Appeal #1, Map #191-32)
(Negative Declaration; Published Mojave Desert News) - OPENED HEARING; KLAUS KANIA, RON GILLILAND, T. W. HERRINGTON, RUDY G. VALDEZ, MARY JAMES, BRADY MARKS, DALLAS MARSH HEARD IN OPPOSITION TO THE PROJECT; F.O. ROE, JAMES WELLING, MICHAEL MURPHY, DIRECTOR OF MARKETING AND TRAINING OF MANAGEMENT AND TRAINING CORPORATION, AND CURT CAMPBELL HEARD IN SUPPORT OF THE PROJECT; CLOSED HEARING; ADOPTED NEGATIVE DECLARATION AND MITIGATION MEASURE MONITORING PROGRAM; ADOPTED RESOLUTION 99-217 DENYING APPEAL AND AFFIRMING THE DECISION OF THE PLANNING COMMISSION WITH A REVISED CONDITION (3)b PERMITTING HOUSING INMATES WITH 24 MONTHS REMAINING ON THEIR SENTENCES; RECEIVED AND FILED DOCUMENTS
DEPARTMENTAL REQUESTS
RESOURCE MANAGEMENT AGENCY
Planning Department
Streets & Highways
S. D. #4
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All Ayes
*7) Request from Howard and Betty Lamond for a Summary Vacation of the 30-foot wide future northerly extension of Elcia Drive, approximately 600 feet east of South Real Road, south Bakersfield - ADOPTED RESOLUTION 99-218 APPROVING VACATION, RESERVING AND ACCEPTING EXISTING UTILITY EASEMENTS
Miscellaneous
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All Ayes
*7A) Supplemental Budget Request for Metropolitan Bakersfield 2010 General Plan ($125,000) and Kern County Valley Floor Habitat Conservation Plan ($10,000), Fiscal Year 1999-2000 - REFERRED TO BUDGET FILE
RESOURCE MANAGEMENT AGENCY
All S.D.'s
Pe-Pz
All Ayes
*8) Biosolids Ordinance Development Status Report - RECEIVED AND FILED
RESOURCE MANAGEMENT AGENCY Community Development Program
S.D. #3
Pe-Pz
All Ayes
*9) Proposed Agreement with the Housing Authority of the County of Kern to obligate $20,000 of HOME Program funds for costs in connection with the Authority Transitional Housing Center - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 674-99; AUTHORIZED CD DIRECTOR TO ADMINISTER PROJECT AGREEMENT AND EXECUTE REQUIRED DOCUMENTS TO IMPLEMENT PROJECT, INCLUDING DEED RESTRICTION AGREEMENT, SECURITY AGREEMENT, ESCROW INSTRUCTIONS AND OTHERS, ALL IN A FORM TO BE APPROVED BY COUNTY COUNSEL
S.D. #4
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All Ayes
*10) Proposed Agreement with the City of Maricopa to provide CDBG funding for design of improvements to the former Maricopa Branch of the Kern County Library, to be used as the Maricopa Senior Center, in an amount not to exceed $34,200; and proposed Agreement for procurement of design services with KSA Group Architects, in an amount not to exceed $17,710 - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENTS 675-99 AND 676-99; AUTHORIZED CD DIRECTOR TO TRANSMIT EXECUTED AGREEMENTS FOR IMPLEMENTATION OF DESIGN WORK
RESOURCE MANAGEMENT AGENCY Engineering and Survey Services
S.D. #1
Pe-Pz
All Ayes
*11) Contribution in the amount of $1,868.90 from Eastern Kern County Resource Conservation District (Indian Wells Valley) for purchase and installation of stream gages in the Inyokern/Ridgecrest area - ACCEPTED CONTRIBUTION; RECEIVED AND FILED REPORT
Pe-Pz
All Ayes
*12) Tract 5611, Unit 5; south side of Snow Road, east of Calloway Drive, northwest Bakersfield Area; approval of completed street, drainage, water and sewer improvements; reduction of Faithful Performance Security in Subdivision Improvement Agreement - APPROVED COMPLETED STREET, DRAINAGE, WATER AND SEWER IMPROVEMENTS; REDUCED EXISTING FAITHFUL PERFORMANCE SECURITY FROM $522,137 TO $55,967 FOR GUARANTEE AND MAINTENANCE OF COMPLETED STREET, DRAINAGE, WATER AND SEWER IMPROVEMENTS AGAINST DEFECTS IN MATERIALS AND WORKMANSHIP FOR A ONE-YEAR PERIOD STARTING AUGUST 3, 1999; RECEIVED AND FILED AMENDMENT TO LETTER OF CREDIT #NZS299004, ISSUED BY WELLS FARGO BANK, IN THE AMOUNT OF $55,967; ADOPTED RESOLUTION 99-219 FOR ACCEPTANCE OF ROADS AND DRAINAGE IMPROVEMENTS WITHIN TRACT 5611, UNIT 5, INTO THE COUNTY ROAD SYSTEM
S.D. #5
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All Ayes
*13) Contract No. 99008, Change Order No. 1, for Lamont 1998 Flood Repairs, a decrease of $22,892.62 - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN
All S.D.'s
Pe-Pz
All Ayes
*14) Proposed Request for Proposal for mechanical/plumbing plan review services for the Building Inspection Division - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED DISTRIBUTION BY ENGINEERING & SURVEY SERVICES
Pe-Pz
All Ayes
*15) Proposed Request for Proposal for electrical plan review services for the Building Inspection Division - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED DISTRIBUTION BY ENGINEERING & SURVEY SERVICES
RESOURCE MANAGEMENT AGENCY
Roads Department
S.D. #1
Pe-Pz
All Ayes
*16) County Road 3844, proposed Resolutions for acceptance of offers of dedication of easements, or portions thereof, declaration as a public highway and incorporation into County Roads System to facilitate construction of a portion of Paso Robles Highway (S.R. 46) at S.R. 33, between Los Rios Street and Powers Street, as requested by the State Department of Transportation - APPROVED; ADOPTED RESOLUTIONS 99-220, 99-221 AND 99-222; DIRECTED CLERK OF THE BOARD TO RECORD
Pe-Pz
All Ayes
*17) Contract No. 98022, Plans, Specifications, and Notice to Contractors for construction on Granite Road, S363AY - MADE FINDING THAT PROJECT IS EXEMPT FROM CEQA PER SECTION 15301 (c); AUTHORIZED ROADS TO FILE NOTICE OF EXEMPTION; APPROVED PLANS AND SPECIFICATIONS; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN; AUTHORIZED ROADS TO PUBLISH PURSUANT TO SECTION 20392 OF PUBLIC CONTRACTS CODE; BID OPENING DATE TO BE WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 25, 1999, 11:00 A.M.
S.D. #2
Pe-Pz
All Ayes
*18) Proposed Contract No. 98015 with Granite Construction Company for construction on Twentieth Street West, between Marie Avenue and Rosamond Boulevard, in an amount not to exceed $475,595 (continued from 7/13/99) - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 677-99
Pe-Pz
All Ayes
*19) Proposed Contract No. 99041 with Manning Construction for construction on Caliente Creek Road between 6.3 miles and 11.2 miles east of Caliente-Bodfish Road, in an amount not to exceed $697,766 - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 678-99
Pe-Pz
All Ayes
*20) Contract No. 99013, Change Order No. 1, for construction on Adobe Road from Sandrini Road to 3.83 miles north, an increase of $13,491.50 - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN
S.D. #4
Pe-Pz
All Ayes
*21) Contract No. 99045, Plans, Specifications, and Notice to Contractors for construction on Mil Potrero Highway at Ward Drive - MADE FINDING THAT PROJECT IS EXEMPT FROM CEQA PER SECTIONS 15301(c) AND 15302; AUTHORIZED ROADS TO FILE NOTICE OF EXEMPTION; APPROVED PLANS AND SPECIFICATIONS; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN; AUTHORIZED ROADS TO PUBLISH PURSUANT TO SECTION 20392 OF PUBLIC CONTRACTS CODE; BID OPENING DATE TO BE WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 1, 1999, 11:00 A.M.


Pe-Pz
All Ayes
*22) Contract No. 99036, for construction on Cerro Noroeste Road, report regarding deletion of flood reconstruction work from project - RECEIVED AND FILED
Pe-Pz
All Ayes
*23) Contract No. 20002, Plans, Specifications, and Notice to Contractors for construction on Cerro Noroeste Road at 19 miles east of State Route 33 - APPROVED PLANS AND SPECIFICATIONS; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN; AUTHORIZED ROADS TO PUBLISH PURSUANT TO SECTION 20392 OF PUBLIC CONTRACTS CODE; BID OPENING DATE TO BE WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 1, 1999, 11:00 A.M.
Pe-Pz
All Ayes
*24) Contract No. 99018, Plans, Specifications, and Notice to Contractors for construction on Frazier Mountain Park Road at Cuddy Creek Bridges - MADE FINDING THAT PROJECT IS EXEMPT FROM CEQA PER SECTION 15302; AUTHORIZED ROADS TO FILE NOTICE OF EXEMPTION; APPROVED PLANS AND SPECIFICATIONS; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN; AUTHORIZED ROADS TO PUBLISH PURSUANT TO SECTION 20392 OF PUBLIC CONTRACTS CODE; BID OPENING DATE TO BE WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 1, 1999, 11:00 A.M.
Pe-Pz
All Ayes
*25) Contract No. 99042, Plans, Specifications, and Notice to Contractors for construction on Frazier Mountain Park Road, between 1.35 and 1.43 miles east of Lakewood Drive - MADE FINDING THAT PROJECT IS EXEMPT FROM CEQA PER SECTIONS 15301(c) AND 15302; AUTHORIZED ROADS TO FILE NOTICE OF EXEMPTION; APPROVED PLANS AND SPECIFICATIONS; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN; AUTHORIZED ROADS TO PUBLISH PURSUANT TO SECTION 20392 OF PUBLIC CONTRACTS CODE; BID OPENING DATE TO BE WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 1, 1999, 11:00 A.M.
S.D. #5
Pe-Pz
All Ayes
*26) County Road 3843, proposed Resolution to accept a portion of an existing offer of dedication, on the east side of Habecker Road at Mark Avenue in Lamont, into the County Road System - ADOPTED RESOLUTION 99-223; DIRECTED CLERK OF THE BOARD TO RECORD
S.D.'s #1 & #2
Pe-Pz
All Ayes
*27) Proposed Contract No. 99030 with Granite Construction for construction of flood damage repair on Abbott Drive, M597X, and Redrock-Randsburg Road, S671X, ER 3658(008), in an amount not to exceed $96,100 - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 679-99
S.D.'s #1, #3, & #4
Pe-Pz
All Ayes
*28) Contract No. 99029, Change Order No. 1, for construction of asphalt concrete (Windrow Stockpile) at various locations in Kern County, an increase of $24,047.50 - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN
S.D.'s #1 & 4
Pe-Pz
All Ayes
*29) Proposed Plans and Specifications for widening Kimberlina Road - Bear Creek Production Company - MADE FINDING THAT PROJECT IS EXEMPT FROM CEQA PER SECTION 15301(c); AUTHORIZED ROADS TO FILE NOTICE OF EXEMPTION; APPROVED PLANS AND SPECIFICATIONS; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN
S.D.'s #2 & #4
Pe-Pz
All Ayes
*30) Contract No. 99011, Change Order No. 2, for construction on various roads in the Mettler Area, an increase of $1,500 - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN
Pe-Pz
All Ayes
*31) Contract No. 99011, Notice of Completion for construction on various roads in the Mettler Area - RECEIVED AND FILED
WASTE MANAGEMENT
S.D. #1
Pe-Pz
All Ayes
*32) Contract No. 99043, accept low bid of Norcal Waste Systems, Inc./Norcal Waste Solutions, Inc./dba Norcal Engineering and Construction Services for remediation of College Heights Burn Dump, in an amount not to exceed $163,137 - CONTINUED TO TUESDAY, AUGUST 24, 1999, AT 2:00 P.M.
Pe-Pz
All Ayes
*33) Proposed Request for Proposal to provide engineering and environmental services regarding closure of China Grade Sanitary Landfill - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED DISTRIBUTION BY WASTE MANAGEMENT
Pe-Pz
All Ayes
*34) Proposed Agreement with Bryan A. Stirrat and Associates to provide environmental and civil engineering services for closure of Kern Valley Sanitary Landfill, in an amount not to exceed $209,915, for Fiscal Years 1999-2003 - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 680-99
S.D. #4
Pe-Pz
All Ayes
*35) Contract 99040, Proposed Plans, Special Provisions and Notice to Contractors for construction of Leachate Collection System at Shafter-Wasco Sanitary Landfill - MADE FINDING THAT PROJECT IS EXEMPT FROM CEQA PER SECTION 15301(f); AUTHORIZED CLERK OF THE BOARD TO FILE NOTICE OF EXEMPTION; APPROVED PLANS AND SPECIFICATIONS; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN; AUTHORIZED WASTE MANAGEMENT TO PUBLISH NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS; BID OPENING TO BE WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 1, 1999, 11:00 A.M.
All S.D.'s
Pe-Pz
All Ayes
*36) Proposed Request for Qualifications to provide consulting and engineering services for solid waste landfill design and permitting - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED DISTRIBUTION BY WASTE MANAGEMENT


Pe-Pz
All Ayes
*37) Proposed Request for Proposal to provide water well and monitoring point maintenance and repair services at Kern County Sanitary Landfills - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED DISTRIBUTION BY WASTE MANAGEMENT
Pe-Pz
All Ayes
*38) Proposed Agreement with Cornerstone Engineering, Inc., to provide professional services at County waste facilities, in an amount not to exceed $50,000, for Fiscal Years 1999-2001 - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 681-99
CONSIDERATION OF ORDINANCE INTRODUCED ON AUGUST 25, 1998
Pe-Pz
All Ayes
*39) Proposed Ordinance adding Chapter 2.95 to the Kern County Ordinance Code establishing the Mental Health Services Department and creating position of Director of Mental Health Services to serve at the pleasure of the Board; and proposed approval of related job specifications - ENACTED ORDINANCE G-6620
CONSIDERATION OF ORDINANCES INTRODUCED ON JULY 13, 1999
Pe-Pz
All Ayes
*40) Proposed Ordinance adding Section 10.08.025 to Chapter 10.08, Title 10, of the Kern County Ordinance Code concerning maximum weight on County roadways for commercial vehicles - ENACTED ORDINANCE G-6621
WITH-DRAWN *41) Proposed Ordinance adding subsection (4) to Section 10.16.050, Chapter 10.16, Title 10, of the Kern County Ordinance Code concerning no stopping zone on Valley Boulevard and Frontage Road, Tehachapi -
MATTERS FOR EXECUTIVE APPROVAL
Pe-Pz
All Ayes
*42) Minutes for week of June 28, 1999 - APPROVED WITH CORRECTION TO TUESDAY, JUNE 29, 1999, 2:00 P.M., ITEM #10, TO ADD AGREEMENT 545-99
Pe-Pz
All Ayes
*43) Miscellaneous Letters and Documents - FILED
Pe-Pz
All Ayes
*44) Miscellaneous Departmental Referrals by Clerk of the Board - APPROVED AND FILED
Pe-Pz
All Ayes
*45) Claims and Lawsuits filed with and referred by Clerk of the Board - APPROVED AND FILED


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`ADJOURNED TO MONDAY, AUGUST 9, 1999, AT 7:00 P.M.



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Clerk of the Board






________________________________
Chairman, Board of Supervisors
43) MISCELLANEOUS LETTERS AND DOCUMENTS - FILED
Auditor-Controller-County Clerk
A) 1998-99 fund balances available for financing 1999-2000 budget (Copies to each Supervisor and CAO)
B) Status of the "Repair and Demolition Fund" (Copies to each Supervisor and CAO)
C) Report on activity in County Revolving Funds, Cash Difference Funds, Cash Overage Funds and replenishment of shortages in County Funds for the period of July 1, 1998, to June 30, 1999 (Copies to each Supervisor and CAO)
D) Report on refunds (Government Code Section 26906) of erroneous deposits pursuant to Board Resolution 71-4 (Copies to each Supervisor and CAO)
E) Report of Current Internal Controls and Financial Records for the Waste Management Department (Copies to each Supervisor and CAO)
Board of Supervisors
F) Thank you letter to Kern County Veterans Affairs from Vice-Chairman Parra re presentation of MIA/POW flag (Copies to each Supervisor and CAO)
Board of Trade
G) News Release re participation in London film conference
H) News Release re June filming in Kern County (Copies to each Supervisor and CAO)
Clerk of the Board
I) Received, certified and forwarded to Recorder for Recordation, as follows:


1) Tract Map No. 5658-Unit 1 (S.D. 3)
2) Tract Map No. 5658-Unit 2 (S.D. 3)
3) Tract Map No. 5716-Phase 7 (S.D. 3)
4) Tract Map No. 5716-Phase 8 (S.D. 3)
5) Tract Map No. 5772-Phase 2 (S.D. 1)
6) Tract Map No. 5890-Phase 3 (S.D. 4)
7) Parcel Map No. 10426 (S.D. 4)
8) Parcel Map No. 10429 (S.D. 1)
9) Parcel Map No. 10533 (S.D. 1)
10) Parcel Map No. 10540 (S.D. 4)
11) Parcel Map No. 10
J) Special Vacancy Notice re West Side Cemetery District Board due to resignation of Robert Fulfer (Copies to each Supervisor and CAO)
K) Special Vacancy Notice re Housing Advisory & Appeals Board due to resignation of Don G. Simpson (Copies to each Supervisor, CAO and Environmental Health)
Community Development Program
L) Amendment No. 1 to County First-Time Homebuyer Assistance Program Agreement with North American Mortgage Company
M) Amendment No. 2 to County First-Time Homebuyer Assistance Program Agreement with Countrywide Home Loans, Inc.
N) County Loan Agreement, HOME Investment Partnerships Program, Owner Rehabilitation Program with Ila May Ellison and James Walter Smith
O) County Loan Agreement, HOME Investment Partnerships Program, Owner Rehabilitation Program with James Rudolph Brannon
P) County Loan Agreement, HOME Investment Partnerships Program, Owner Rehabilitation Program with William and Voda Howard
Q) County Loan Agreement, HOME Investment Partnerships Program, First-Time Homebuyers Mortgage Assistance Program with Jesus and Enriqueta Flores
R) County Loan Agreement, HOME Investment Partnerships Program, First-Time Homebuyers Mortgage Assistance Program with Leonel and Maria L. Valdivia
S) County Loan Agreement, HOME Investment Partnerships Program, First-Time Homebuyers Mortgage Assistance Program with Edelmira R. Paredes
T) County Loan Agreement, HOME Investment Partnerships Program, First-Time Homebuyers Mortgage Assistance Program with Hector M. and Francisca S. Bojorquez
U) County Loan Agreement, HOME Investment Partnerships Program, First-Time Homebuyers Mortgage Assistance Program with Samuel and Norma Sanabria
V) County Loan Agreement, HOME Investment Partnerships Program, First-Time Homebuyers Mortgage Assistance Program with Josefina L. Herrera and Araceli L. Herrera
County Administrative Office
W) Recommended Budget for Fiscal Year 1999-2000
X) Letter from County Administrative Officer to Governor Gray Davis re support of SB 84, which will assist economic development efforts in Kern County
Engineering and Survey Services
Y) Letter to Law Offices of Walter P. McNeill re fees for building permits (Copies to each Supervisor and CAO)
General Services
Z) Letter to Gary T. Galliano re response to referral for property offered to County (Copies to each Supervisor, CAO and County Counsel)
Local Agency Formation Commission
AA) Proceeding No. 1259 re Report and Recommendation, City of Bakersfield Annexation No. 402, Brimhall No. 5 (Copies to each Supervisor and CAO)
BB) Proceeding No. 1259 re Notice of Hearing, City of Bakersfield Annexation No. 402, Brimhall No. 5 (Copies to each Supervisor and CAO)
CC) Proceeding No. 1224 re West Kern Water District, Annexation No. 12 (Copies to each Supervisor and CAO)
DD) Agenda of meeting on Monday, July 26, 1999 (Copies to each Supervisor and CAO)
Mental Health Department
EE) Thank you letter to Dr. Anne Benvenuti re contribution of study materials
Personnel Department
FF) Minutes of Personnel System Joint Task Force Meeting held on Thursday, July 8, 1999
Resource Management Agency
GG) Quarterly status report on key issues/flood related projects (Copies to each Supervisor and CAO)
Sheriff's Department
HH) Thank you letters to various organizations re donations to the D.A.R.E. Super Summer Day Camp (Copies to each Supervisor and CAO)
II) Thank you letters to various organizations and individuals re sponsoring children at D.A.R.E. Super Summer Day Camp (Copies to each Supervisor and CAO)
JJ) Thank you letters to various organizations and retail stores re donations to the D.A.R.E. Super Summer Day Camp (Copies to each Supervisor and CAO)
Miscellaneous
KK) Fiscal Year 1999-2000 Kern County Water Agency Budget (Copies to each Supervisor and CAO)
LL) Letter from State Board of Corrections re Crowding Assessment Reports of June 7 and July 9, 1999, James G. Bowles Juvenile Hall (Copies to each Supervisor, CAO and Probation)
MM) Letter from State Board of Corrections re Crowding Assessment Report of July 13, 1999, Female Treatment Program (Copies to each Supervisor, CAO and Probation)
NN) Letter from State Department of Health Services re documents/reports required for participants of the Fiscal Year 1999-2000 California Healthcare for Indigents Program/Rural Health Services (Copies to each Supervisor, CAO and Health Department)
OO) Letter from State Department of Health Services re estimated maintenance of effort requirement for California Healthcare for Indigents Program/Rural Health Services program funds for Fiscal Year 1999-2000 (Copies to each Supervisor, CAO, Public Health and Auditor-Controller-County Clerk)
PP) Letters from various individuals re banning the application of sewage sludge (Copies to each Supervisor, CAO, RMA, Environmental Health and County Counsel)
QQ) Letter from Kern County Employees' Retirement Association re meeting of Wednesday, July 28, 1999 (Copies to each Supervisor and CAO)
RR) Letter from Kern County Employees' Retirement Association re Disability Application Committee meeting of Monday, July 12, 1999 (Copies to each Supervisor and CAO)
SS) Letter from FEMA re determination of property location within a Special Flood Hazard Area (Copies to each Supervisor, CAO and Engineering & Survey Services)
TT) Letter from Norma L. Kuhn re pollution in schools (Copies to each Supervisor and CAO)
UU) Letter from State Wildlife Conservation Board re Lokern Ecological Reserve, Expansion #3 (Copies to each Supervisor, CAO, Planning and County Counsel)
VV) Letter from California Regional Water Quality Control Board re adopted waste discharge requirements for Chemical Waste Management, Inc. (Copies to each Supervisor, CAO and Public Health)
WW) Letter from Kathleen Connell, Controller of the State of California, re 1997-1998 fiscal year single audit report certification and audit finding resolution (Copies to each Supervisor, CAO and Auditor-Controller-County Clerk)
XX) Letter from U.S. Department of the Interior re proposed land exchange in the County (Copies to each Supervisor, CAO, Assessor, Treasurer, Auditor, Planning and County Counsel)
YY) Letter from Suzanne Duncan Post of Santa Barbara County re request from Cachuma Resource Conservation District to appoint CRCD Directors in lieu of an election (Copies to each Supervisor, CAO and County Counsel)
ZZ) Letter from California Highway Patrol re information regarding illegal discharge of hazardous waste (Copies to each Supervisor, CAO, Environmental Health and Fire-Haz Mat)
AAA) Letter from Myra Thompson, Pearl Kelly and Wayne B. McManis re funding to support the High Desert Nutrition Program (Copies to each Supervisor, CAO and Aging & Adult Services)
BBB) Memo from California City re Resolution supporting measures to improve court efficiency (Copies to each Supervisor and CAO)
CCC) Notice from State Water Resources Control Board re petition for temporary change within the Westlands Water District (Copies to each Supervisor, CAO, Engineering & Survey Services and Planning)
DDD) Notice from the National Center for Small Communities re AOL Rural Telecommunications Leadership Awards (Copies to each Supervisor and CAO)
EEE) Notice from Calfed Bay-Delta Program re availability of Draft Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement/Report (Copies to each Supervisor, CAO, Planning and County Counsel)
FFF) Notice from U.S. Department of Interior re draft recovery plan for the Giant Garter Snake (Copies to each Supervisor, CAO, Planning and County Counsel)
GGG) Notice of meeting from ALPHA Canine Sanctuary on Sunday, July 11, 1999 (Copies to each Supervisor and CAO)
HHH) Notice from American Land Rights Association re Senate Trust Fund mark-up on Wednesday, July 28, 1999 (Copies to each Supervisor, CAO, Planning and County Counsel)
III) Notice from Construction Materials Association of California re 2000 Annual Conference (Copies to each Supervisor, CAO and General Services)
JJJ) Agenda of meeting from Kern County Child Care Council on Wednesday, August 4, 1999 (Copies to each Supervisor and CAO)
KKK) Agenda of meeting from California Fish and Game Commission re joint meeting with Board of Forestry on Wednesday, August 4, 1999 (Copies to each Supervisor and CAO)
LLL) Agenda of meeting from Central Valley Regional Water Quality Control Board on Wednesday, July 28, 1999 (Copies to each Supervisor, CAO and RMA)
MMM) Agenda of meeting from Kern County Mental Health Board Adult Committee on Wednesday, July 21, 1999 (Copies to each Supervisor and CAO)
NNN) Agenda of meeting from Kern County Children and Families First Commission on Wednesday, July 21, 1999 (Copies to each Supervisor and CAO)
OOO) Agenda of special meeting from Kern County Planning Commission on Thursday, July 15, 1999 (Copies to each Supervisor and CAO)
PPP) Agenda of meeting from Bakersfield City Planning Commission on Thursday, July 15, 1999 (Copies to each Supervisor and CAO)
QQQ) Agenda of meeting from Kern County Human Relations Commission on Tuesday, July 13, 1999 (Copies to each Supervisor and CAO)
RRR) Agenda of meeting from Civil Service Commission - County of Kern on Monday, July 12, 1999 (Copies to each Supervisor and CAO)
SSS) Minutes of meeting from Kern COG on Thursday, June 17, 1999 (Copies to each Supervisor and CAO)
TTT) Bulletin from ALPHA Canine Sanctuary re the creation of Kern County Alive (Copies to each Supervisor and CAO)
UUU) California State Association of Counties Legislative Bulletins of July 1, 8 and 15, 1999 (Copies to each Supervisor and CAO)
VVV) Newsletter from Upstream, the source for California's salmon activists (Copies to each Supervisor and CAO)
WWW) News Release from Pacific Gas & Electric re current issues in the utility industry (Copies to each Supervisor and CAO)
XXX) News Release from Senator Barbara Boxer re Senate passage of Boxer Amendment (Copies to each Supervisor and CAO)
YYY) News Release from U.S. Department of Interior re draft environmental impact statement on the Central Valley Project Improvement Act (Copies to each Supervisor, CAO and Planning)
ZZZ) News Release from U.S. Department of Interior re public comment on Central Valley Project Improvement Act (Copies to each Supervisor, CAO and Planning)
AAAA) News Release from U.S. Department of Interior re purchase of water by Bureau of Reclamation (Copies to each Supervisor and CAO)
BBBB) News Release from U.S. Department of Interior, Fish & Wildlife Service, re return of the Bald Eagle (Copies to each Supervisor and CAO)
CCCC) Newsletter entitled Outflow from U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (Copies to each Supervisor, CAO, Planning and Engineering & Survey Services)
DDDD) 1998 Annual Report from Arrestee Drug Abuse Monitoring Program (Copies to each Supervisor, CAO, Superior Court, Municipal Court, DA, Sheriff and Probation)
EEEE) Document received entitled, "Roughnecks: The Men & Women Who Produced Oil for the 19th and 20th Centuries' Industrial Revolution: What Do They Do Now", by Richard A. Mathes, California State University, Fresno
44) MISCELLANEOUS DEPARTMENTAL REFERRALS BY CLERK OF THE BOARD - APPROVED AND FILED
A) Applications for alcohol beverage licenses: Sand Canyon Store, 16401 Caliente Creek Road, Caliente; El Jacalito Mexican Grill, 11301 Kernville Road Kernville; Arcade Saloon, 20-22 Tobias Street, Kernville; Jim's Chevron, 683 Central Valley Highway, Shafter; Beacon Oil, 21938 Highway 46, Lost Hills; Beacon Oil, 3225 Buck Owens Boulevard, Bakersfield; Aldos, 1225 Airport Drive, Delano; Beacon Liquor, 6495 So. Union Avenue, Suite B, Bakersfield; John Edward Boyles, Jr., 5400 Rosedale Highway, Bakersfield; Family Food Market, 138 E. First Street, Buttonwillow - REFERRED TO PLANNING (Copies to each Supervisor and CAO)
B) Notice from City of Bakersfield Development Services Department re public hearing and draft negative declaration - REFERRED TO PLANNING (Copies to each Supervisor and CAO)
C) Letter from K. M. Cannon re property tax reassessments - REFERRED TO ASSESSOR (Copies to each Supervisor and CAO)
D) Letter from Kern County Water Agency re adoption of Fiscal year 1999-2000 budget - REFERRED TO CAO (Copies to each Supervisor)
E) Letter from law firm of Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe re Series A General Obligation Bonds, Tehachapi Unified School District 1999 Election - REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL
F) Prospectus from Sutro & Company re Series A General Obligation Bonds, Tehachapi Unified School District 1999 Election - REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL
45) CLAIMS AND LAWSUITS FILED WITH AND REFERRED BY CLERK OF THE BOARD - APPROVED AND FILED
A) Claim in the matter of Toni Mojica vs. Kern County - REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
B) Claim in the matter of Richard A. Laughter vs. Kern County - REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
C) Claim in the matter of Louellen Teeters vs. Kern County - REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
D) Claim in the matter of Simon Lucas vs. Kern County - REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
E) Claim in the matter of William R. Nutting vs. Kern County - REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
F) Claim in the matter of Peter and Judy Kirby vs. Kern County - REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
G) Claim in the matter of Michael Bruce Fascinto vs. Kern County - REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
H) Claim in the matter of Herman Simon vs. Kern County - REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
I) Claim in the matter of Don Bonnet vs. Kern County - REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
J) Claim in the matter of John Hooper vs. Kern County - REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
K) Claim in the matter of Emmanuel S. Agyeman vs. Kern County - REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
L) Claim in the matter of Kirk E. Winslow vs. Kern County - REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
M) Claim in the matter of Nancy Clark vs. Kern County - REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
N) Claim in the matter of Ena Kang vs. Kern County - REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
O) Claim in the matter of Hall Ambulance vs. Kern County - REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
P) Claim in the matter of Marvin Dittaway vs. Kern County - REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
Q) Claim in the matter of Susan Michelle Marler vs. Kern County - REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
R) Amended Claim in the matter of Raul and Florence Irizarry vs. Kern County - REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
S) Claim in the matter of Stuart C. Gentry vs. Kern County - REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
T) Claim in the matter of Kelly D. Goad vs. Kern County - REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
U) Claim in the matter of Andrea McClellan vs. Kern County - REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)