SUMMARY OF PROCEEDINGS



BOARD OF SUPERVISORS - COUNTY OF KERN



1115 Truxtun Avenue

Bakersfield, California



Committee of the Whole

Monday, September 21, 1998

8:30 A.M.

BOARD RECONVENED

Supervisors: McQuiston, Perez, Patrick, Peterson, Parra

ROLL CALL: All Present; 1 Absent: Supervisor Perez



SALUTE TO FLAG - Led by Supervisor Peterson



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



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



BOARD ACTION SHOWN IN CAPS

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


PUBLIC REQUESTS
Pa-Pe

4 Ayes

1 Ab/Pz

3) Request of the Water Association of Kern County to make a presentation regarding various groundwater recharge, banking and conjunctive use projects in Kern County - GENE LUNDQUIST, PRESIDENT, WATER ASSOCIATION OF KERN COUNTY; TOM CLARK, GENERAL MANAGER, KERN COUNTY WATER AGENCY; RICK IGER, ENGINEERING AND OPERATIONS MANAGER, KERN COUNTY WATER AGENCY; GARY BUCHER, WATER RESOURCES MANAGER, KERN COUNTY WATER AGENCY; AND JOHN STOVALL, KERN COUNTY WATER AGENCY, HEARD; RECEIVED AND FILED



Pe-Pa


ADJOURNED TO TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 1998, AT 10:00 A.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, September 22, 1998

10:00 A.M.

BOARD RECONVENED



Supervisors: McQuiston, Perez, Patrick, Peterson, Parra

ROLL CALL: All Present



SALUTE TO FLAG - Led by Supervisor Patrick



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 ACTIONS SHOWN IN CAPS

RESOLUTIONS/PROCLAMATIONS
Pz-Pa

All Ayes

1) Resolution honoring Kern Medical Center Staff for efforts leading to Unconditional Accreditation of Kern Medical Center - ADOPTED RESOLUTION; MADE PRESENTATION TO PETER BRYAN, CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER, AND STAFF OF KERN MEDICAL CENTER
PUBLIC REQUESTS
Pa-Pz

All Ayes

2) Request from the Kern County Child Care Council for Board approval and Chairman signature on Membership Certification Statement, Child Care Council Bylaws, and Child Care Council's recommendations for geographic priority areas for State Preschool and Infant/Toddler General Child Care expansion funds granted through California Department of Education - JOSHUA RUDNICK, GREATER BAKERSFIELD LEGAL ASSISTANCE; GENEVA WORETZ, KERN COUNTY CHILD CARE COUNCIL, HEARD; APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN DOCUMENTS
APPOINTMENTS
Pa-Pe All Ayes *3) Reappointment of Donna Smith James to the Assessment Appeals Board, term to expire September 2, 2000 - MADE REAPPOINTMENT
PUBLIC PRESENTATIONS
4) 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
5) 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 PATRICK REPORTED ON NATIONAL POLLUTION PREVENTION WEEK AND ADVISED THAT THE CALIFORNIA AIR RESOURCES BOARD WILL MEET IN BAKERSFIELD ON SEPTEMBER 24, 1998

SUPERVISOR PEREZ REPORTED HE WILL BE OUT OF THE COUNTY SEPTEMBER 23-26, 1998, AS A MEMBER OF THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE FOR THE CALIFORNIA STATE ASSOCIATION OF COUNTIES

DEPARTMENTAL REQUESTS



AUDITOR-CONTROLLER-COUNTY CLERK

Pa-Pe All Ayes *6) Proposed Amendment to Audit Agreement with Brown, Armstrong, Randall and Reyes Accountancy Corporation adding the audits of Kern Medical Center for the fiscal year ended June 30, 1998 at a cost not to exceed $54,000, for the fiscal year ended June 30, 1999 at a cost not to exceed $55,000, and for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2000 at a cost not to exceed $56,000 - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 741-98
CLERK OF THE BOARD
Pa-Pe All Ayes *7) Request to hire retired county employee Kaaren Shatswell as a Deputy Clerk II, salary range 47.2, Step E, on an extra-help basis for a period not to exceed 120 working days, or 960 hours, whichever is greater, effective September 23, 1998 - APPROVED
COUNTY COUNSEL
Pz-Pa

All Ayes

MOTION TO CONSIDER NON-AGENDA ITEM: MAKE FINDING THAT NEED TO TAKE ACTION ON NON-AGENDA MATTER OCCURRED AFTER AGENDA WAS POSTED BECAUSE ON SEPTEMBER 18, 1998, THREE OF THE FIVE BOARD MEMBERS OF THE NORTH EDWARDS WATER DISTRICT RESIGNED, LEAVING THE TWO REMAINING BOARD MEMBERS UNABLE TO CARRY OUT THE ORDINARY BUSINESS OF THE DISTRICT BECAUSE THREE MEMBERS ARE REQUIRED TO CONSTITUTE A QUORUM. WATER CODE SECTION 30504 AND GOVERNMENT CODE SECTION 1780 PERMIT THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS TO FILL ENOUGH VACANCIES TO PROVIDE THE DISTRICT BOARD WITH A QUORUM. PERSONS APPOINTED TO FILL VACANCIES HOLD OFFICE UNTIL THE NEXT DISTRICT GENERAL ELECTION
Pz-Pe

All Ayes

7A) Request of remaining Board member of North Edwards Water District to waive the 60-day period provided in Government Code Section 1780(a) and immediately appoint Ruby Messersmith as an interim board member to provide a quorum of three board members to conduct District business - WAIVED 60-DAY PERIOD AND APPOINTED RUBY MESSERSMITH TO THE NORTH EDWARDS WATER STORAGE DISTRICT BOARD
DISTRICT ATTORNEY
Pa-Pe All Ayes *8) Proposed sole source procurement of a contract with COMSYS Information Technology Services, Inc., for specialized computer support and technical development services, in an amount not to exceed $150,000 - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 742-98
EMPLOYERS' TRAINING RESOURCE
Pz-Pa

All Ayes

9) Notification of anticipated retroactive approval of On-the-Job Training Agreement with Pleasant Travel Service, Inc. - RECEIVED AND FILED
Pz-Pa

All Ayes

10) Notification of anticipated retroactive approval of Agreement with Proteus, Inc. - RECEIVED AND FILED
Pz-Pa

All Ayes

11) Notification of anticipated retroactive approval of Agreement with the Mexican-American Opportunity Foundation - RECEIVED AND FILED
Pe-Pa

All Ayes

12) Proposed Agreement with the State of California Employment Development Department for Governor's 15% Special Project Funds in the amount of $785,280 to implement the Kern County Weekend Mobility Effort project - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED ETR DIRECTOR TO EXECUTE AGREEMENT AND ANY SUBSEQUENT AGREEMENTS; AUTHORIZED COUNTY OF KERN THROUGH ETR TO SERVE AS FISCAL AGENT
HUMAN SERVICES
Pa-Pe All Ayes *13) Request Board approval to allow foster parent attendance at the California State Foster Parent Association Training Conference from October 8 through October 11, 1998, in an amount not to exceed $10,030, State/Federal Funds - APPROVED
Pa-Pe All Ayes *14) Proposed retroactive Agreement with the Regents of the University of California for an Annual Training Program for County Personnel who Provide Eligibility Services, in an amount not to exceed $99,900 ($84,915 State and Federally funded; $14,985 is County share of cost to be provided by the University through in-kind match) (notification of retroactive agreement given on September 8, 1998) - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 743-98
Pa-Pe All Ayes *15) Proposed Agreement with Kern County Superintendent of Schools Office, administrative agent for the Kern County Child and Family Services Agency, for the provision of Family Preservation and Support Program Services in an amount not to exceed $644,454, Federal funds - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 744-98
Pa-Pe All Ayes *16) Appointment of Kathleen M. Irvine as Public Guardian over responsibilities of the Human Services Director effective September 22, 1998 - APPROVED
KERN MEDICAL CENTER
Pa-Pe All Ayes *17) Authorization to reimburse Timothy Borman, D.O., Associate Division of Orthopaedic Surgery for Support Services for relocation Expenses in an amount not to exceed $6,075.21 - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED AUDITOR/ CONTROLLER TO PAY
Pa-Pe All Ayes *18) Proposed Affiliation Agreement for Work Experience and Training with the Kern High School District at no expense to the County of Kern - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 745-98
Pa-Pe All Ayes *19) Proposed addition of one (1) full-time and four (4) part-time Clinical Laboratory Technician Pre-Licensed/I/II; one (1) full-time Storekeeper II; four (4) full-time and one (1) part-time Hospital Staff Nurse I/II/III/IV; four (4) full-time and one (1) part-time Vocational Nurse Pre-Licensed/I/II; three (3) full-time Typist Clerk I/II; and one (1) full-time Mental Health Case Management Assistant I/II and deletion of one (1) full-time Central Supply Assistant II; one (1) part-time Mental Health Worker, effective September 22, 1998 - APPROVED; REFERRED TO PERSONNEL TO AMEND THE DEPARTMENTAL POSITIONS AND SALARY SCHEDULE
Pa-Pe All Ayes *20) Proposed approval of Kern Medical Center Staff Membership upgrade for Jeffrey J. Crowley, M.D.; Albert K. Chuang, M.D.; Richard L. Doan, M.D.; Gary T. Hum, M.D.; Johnny L. Triplett, M.D.; Ted T. Uchio, M.D. - APPROVED



MENTAL HEALTH
Pa-Pe All Ayes *21) Proposed agreement with the California State Department of Mental Health for FY 1998-99 for provision of CONREP (Conditional Release Program) long-term services in the amount of $246,838.00 (revenue to County) - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED THE CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 746-98


OFFICE ON AGING
Pa-Pe All Ayes *22) Ratification of Chairman's signature on "Authorization to Bind Government Agency" submitted with Multipurpose Senior Services Program Proposal - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN


PARKS AND RECREATION
Pa-Pe All Ayes *23) Proposed Plans & Specifications for Rubberized Resilient Surfacing for Riverside Park Playground; Funding $5,000, Budgeted; $5,000 grant funds - APPROVED PLANS AND SPECIFICATIONS; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN PLANS; AUTHORIZED THE PURCHASING AGENT TO SOLICIT BIDS IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $10,000 TO COMPLETE PROJECT


PERSONNEL
Pa-Pe All Ayes *24) Classifications of positions recommended by Civil Service Commission, effective September 26, 1998 - APPROVED; REFERRED TO PERSONNEL TO AMEND THE DEPARTMENTAL POSITION AND SALARY SCHEDULE
Pa-Pe All Ayes *25) Proposed Resolution establishing a number of authorized positions by classification and salary range for Fiscal Year 1998-99, as of September 9, 1998 - APPROVED; ADOPTED RESOLUTION 98-300


PROBATION DEPARTMENT
Pa-Pe All Ayes *26) Request to amend uniform requirement for the Probation Department - APPROVED


PUBLIC HEALTH
Pa-Pe All Ayes *27) Proposed Request for Application for Medi-Cal Outreach Grant in the amount of $454,023 from January 1, 1999 through September 30, 1999 - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH TO APPLY FOR GRANT; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN RELATED DOCUMENTS
Pa-Pe All Ayes *28) Proposed Retroactive Agreement with University of California, Los Angeles, for Public Health Practice Internship in an amount not to exceed $4,500 from July 1, 1998 through June 30, 1998 (notification of retroactive agreement given on June 30, 1998) - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 747-98


SHERIFF
Pa-Pe All Ayes *29) Proposed acceptance of donation of two new child safety car seats to the Kern County Sheriff's Department, Ridgecrest Citizen Service Unit from Stuart Witt and Computer Technology Services - ACCEPTED DONATION; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN LETTER OF APPRECIATION
Pa-Pe All Ayes *30) Proposed Unusual Travel request for Commander Charlie Fivecoat to attend the National F.B.I. Academy in Quantico, Virginia from September 27 through December 11, 1998; FBI to pay travel and lodging expenses - APPROVED
WITH-

DRAWN

*31) Request to add one (1) Investigative Aide position to budget unit 2210, effective September 26, 1998 -



SUPERIOR COURT
Pa-Pe All Ayes *32) Proposed deletion of one Deputy Clerk I/II and one Senior Secretary, effective September 22, 1998; and add one Legal Assistant I/II and one Judicial Secretary, effective September 22, 1998 - APPROVED; REFERRED TO PERSONNEL TO AMEND THE DEPARTMENTAL POSITIONS AND SALARY SCHEDULE


TREASURER-TAX COLLECTOR
Pa-Pe All Ayes *33) Pooled Cash Portfolio Summary and Detail Reports, and Cash Receipts and Disbursements - RECEIVED AND FILED
Pa-Pe All Ayes *34) Proposed Single-Source Procurement of Remittance Processing Imaging Equipment consisting of two Unisys DP500 Remittance Processing System Image Upgrade Modules through EDP Management - APPROVED PROCUREMENT; APPROVED BUDGET TRANSFER IN THE AMOUNT OF $23,648 FROM BUDGET KEY 8955 TO BUDGET KEY 8701; AUTHORIZED THE PURCHASING AGENT TO ISSUE A PURCHASE ORDER IN THE AMOUNT OF $148,648.00


CLOSED SESSIONS


COUNTY ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE

Pz-Pe All Ayes 35) Request for Closed Session regarding meet and confer with KCPA AND CCAPE -



COUNTY COUNSEL
Pz-Pe

All Ayes

36) Request for closed session regarding anticipated litigation against the County (one case) (Government Code Section 54956.9(b)(1)(3)(C)) -
Pz-Pe

All Ayes

37) Request for closed session regarding significant exposure to litigation against the County (one case) (Government Code Section 54956(b)(1)) -
Pe-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, September 22, 1998

2:00 P.M

BOARD RECONVENED

Supervisors: McQuiston, Perez, Patrick, Peterson, Parra

ROLL CALL: 4 Present, 1 Absent

Note: Supervisor McQuiston entered Board Chambers after roll call.



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





BOARD ACTION SHOWN IN CAPS



PUBLIC PRESENTATIONS
1) This portion of the meeting is reserved for persons to address the Board on any matter not on this agenda but under the jurisdiction of the Board. Board members may respond briefly to statements made or questions posed. They may ask a question for clarification, make a referral to staff for factual information or request staff to report back to the Board at a later meeting. Also, the Board may take action to direct the staff to place a matter of business on a future agenda. SPEAKERS ARE LIMITED TO TWO MINUTES. PLEASE STATE YOUR NAME BEFORE MAKING YOUR PRESENTATION. THANK YOU! - NO ONE HEARD


BOARD MEMBER ANNOUNCEMENTS OR REPORTS
2) On their own initiative, Board members may make an announcement or a report on their own activities. They may ask a question for clarification, make a referral to staff or take action to have staff place a matter of business on a future agenda (Gov. Code Sec. 54954.2 [a]) - SUPERVISOR PATRICK REMINDED THE PUBLIC ABOUT THE CARB MEETING IN KERN COUNTY, THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 1998, AT 9:30 A.M.


DEPARTMENTAL REQUESTS


COUNTY ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE

Pz-Pa All Ayes *3) Proposed review of organizational placement of welfare fraud investigation function - DIRECTED COUNTY ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE TO REVIEW AND REPORT BACK
Pz-Pa All Ayes *4) Certificate of Achievement from Government Finance Officers Association recognizing Auditor-Controller-County Clerk for Excellence in Financial Reporting - RECEIVED AND FILED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN LETTER OF COMMENDATION TO AUDITOR-CONTROLLER-COUNTY CLERK
Pz-Pa All Ayes *5) Notification of Impasse in Negotiations with the Central California Association of Public Employees (CCAPE) and request to submit the disagreement to mediation utilizing the State Mediation and Conciliation Service - RECEIVED AND FILED; AUTHORIZED SUBMISSION OF DISPUTE TO STATE MEDIATION AND CONCILIATION SERVICE
Pz-Pa All Ayes *6) Designation of County Administrative Officer as the County of Kern's Authorized Representative to apply, approve, sign, and execute in the name of the County any documents necessary to receive funding through the California Trade and Commerce Agency from the Job Creation Investment Fund - APPROVED
Mc-Pe

All ayes

7) Proposed Establishment of Bay Networks, Inc. as the County-wide Standard for Network Routers and Switches, with exceptions permitted if a department demonstrates that the standard will impair the ability to perform critical job functions or meet mandated requirements (continued from 8/25/98 and 9/8/98) - ROY WEYGAND, PRESIDENT, KERN COUNTY TAXPAYERS ASSOCIATION HEARD; APPROVED



Legislative Matters
Pz-Pa All Ayes *8) Funding for Native American Center - ADOPTED A POSITION OF SUPPORT FOR STATE OR FEDERAL FUNDS TO BUILD A NATIVE AMERICAN CENTER; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN CORRESPONDENCE TO APPROPRIATE LEGISLATORS AND OFFICIALS
Pz-Pa All Ayes *9) AB 2603: Local Government Labor Relations - ADOPTED POSITION OF OPPOSITION TO AB 2603; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN CORRESPONDENCE TO THE GOVERNOR


COUNTY ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE

General Services Division



S.D. #1

Pe-Pz

All Ayes

10) Proposed lease of property at the Shafter Experimental Farm for exploration of oil and gas - RECEIVED; OPENED AND EXAMINED ALL BIDS RECEIVED; AWARDED LEASE TO HIGHEST RESPONSIBLE BID FROM TEXACO, IN AN AMOUNT OF $3,000; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 748-98
S.D. #3, #4 & #5
Pz-Pa All Ayes *11) Application from Tosco Corporation for pipeline franchise - ADOPTED RESOLUTION 98-301, SETTING HEARING FOR TUESDAY, OCTOBER 20, 1998, AT 2:00 P.M.; DIRECTED CLERK OF THE BOARD TO PUBLISH







All S.D.'s
Pz-Pa All Ayes *12) Proposed Fleet Warranty Labor Rate Agreement with General Motors Corporation, increasing compensation for services provided by the County under the Fleet Warranty Service Station Agreement - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 749-98
Pz-Pa All Ayes *13) Resolution terminating Local Emergency Designation - ADOPTED RESOLUTION 98-302


RESOURCE MANAGEMENT AGENCY

ALL S.D.'s

Pz-Pa

All Ayes

14) Budget Transfers and Establishment of Personnel for Code Compliance Division - $125,000 - ROY WEYGAND, PRESIDENT, KERN COUNTY TAXPAYERS ASSOCIATION, AND BILL WATSON HEARD; APPROVED ESTABLISHMENT OF GENERAL FUND (BU 2620) FOR CODE COMPLIANCE DIVISION; APPROVED REDUCTION OF REVENUE ESTIMATES AND APPROPRIATIONS FOR CONTINGENCIES FOR BUILDING INSPECTION DIVISION (BU 2625), FUND 00120, REVENUE CODE 5316 IN AMOUNT OF $209,625; APPROVED BUDGET TRANSFER OF $209,625 FROM BUILDING INSPECTION DIVISION (BU 2625), ACCOUNT 6110, TO APPROPRIATIONS FOR CONTINGENCIES, ACCOUNT 6040; APPROVED APPROPRIATION OF UNANTICIPATED REVENUE IN AMOUNT OF $62,663 TO APPROPRIATIONS FOR CONTINGENCIES, FUND 00001; APPROVED BUDGET TRANSFER OF $62,663 FROM APPROPRIATION FOR CONTINGENCIES TO CODE COMPLIANCE DIVISION (BU 2620); APPROVED BUDGET TRANSFER OF $335,250 FROM CODE COMPLIANCE DIVISION (BU 2620), ACCOUNT 9000, TO CODE COMPLIANCE DIVISION (BU 2620), SALARIES AND BENEFITS AND SERVICES AND SUPPLIES ACCOUNTS; APPROVED BUDGET TRANSFER OF $117,445 FROM ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH SERVICES DEPARTMENT (EHSD) (BU 4113), ACCOUNT #6110, TO EHSD (BU 4113), ACCOUNT 7546; APPROVED BUDGET TRANSFER OF $125,000 FROM APPROPRIATIONS FOR CONTINGENCIES (BU 1970) TO CODE COMPLIANCE DIVISION (BU 2620); AUTHORIZED ESTABLISHMENT OF ONE CODE COMPLIANCE SUPERVISOR AND FOUR CODE COMPLIANCE OFFICERS I/II WITHIN BUDGET UNIT 2620, EFFECTIVE SEPTEMBER 26, 1998; REFERRED TO PERSONNEL DEPARTMENT TO AMEND DEPARTMENTAL POSITIONS AND SALARY SCHEDULE; REFERRED TO RESOURCE MANAGEMENT AGENCY TO ANALYZE AND REPORT BACK REGARDING ESTABLISHING THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS AS THE HEARING BODY FOR CODE COMPLIANCE VIOLATIONS; REPORT ON ESTABLISHING RECOMMENDED PROCEDURES FOR THE CONDUCT OF APPEAL HEARINGS BEFORE THE BOARD; AND REPORT ON RELATED COSTS OF FILING AND HEARING APPEALS BEFORE THE BOARD



RESOURCE MANAGEMENT AGENCY

Engineering & Survey Services Department



S.D. #4 Hearing

Pe-Mc

All Ayes

15) Hearing on Extension to County Service Area No. 71.3 - OPENED HEARING; NO ONE HEARD; CLOSED HEARING; TALLIED BALLOTS; CONFIRMED WRITTEN ENGINEER'S REPORT; BALLOTS SUBMITTED WERE IN FAVOR OF THE ASSESSMENT AND IN A MAJORITY, ADOPTED ORDINANCE G-6531 AND RESOLUTION 98-303 APPROVING ASSESSMENT OF UP TO $170 PER PARCEL



ALL S.D.'s
Pz-Pa All Ayes *16) Amended Conflict of Interest Code of the Engineering & Survey Services Department and the Board of Building Appeals - APPROVED


RESOURCE MANAGEMENT AGENCY

Environmental Health Services

Animal Control Services Division



All S.D.'s

Pz-Mc

All Ayes

17) Notification of Anticipated Retroactive Approval of Agreement for Animal Shelter Services, City of Ridgecrest - RECEIVED AND FILED



RESOURCE MANAGEMENT AGENCY

Planning Department



Hearing

Mc-Pe

All Ayes

18) Request from Bakersfield Speedway to allow two nationally advertised racing events located at 5001 North Chester Avenue, north Bakersfield (S.D. #1)

Specific Request:

A Modification of a Conditional Use Permit (approved March 14, 1996; BZA Resolution 23-96) to allow a nationally televised racing event between 8:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 30, 1998, and Wednesday, October 7, 1998 (CUP #3, Map #81-36)

(Categorically Exempt, Section 15304(e); Published Bakersfield Californian) - OPENED HEARING; NO ONE HEARD; CLOSED HEARING; ADOPTED RESOLUTION 98-304 APPROVING MODIFICATION OF THE CONDITIONAL USE PERMIT SUBJECT TO THE PREVIOUSLY ADOPTED AND RECOMMENDED CONDITIONS OF APPROVAL

All S.D.'s
Pz-Pa All Ayes *19) Report on status of Board of Supervisors Appointment of a Planning Commission - RECEIVED AND FILED



RESOURCE MANAGEMENT AGENCY

Roads Department



S.D. #1

Pz-Pa All Ayes *20) Proposed No Stopping Zone on Nugget Avenue in Lake Isabella - APPROVED; REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL FOR PREPARATION OF THE NECESSARY ORDINANCE
Pz-Pa All Ayes *21) Proposed Agreement with Kern River Valley Water Company for Adjustment of Utility Facilities on Kernville Road (Contract No. 97049) in Kern County - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 750-98



S.D. #2
Pz-Pa All Ayes *22) Proposed Utility Relocation and Common Use Agreement with Southern California Gas Company for Oak Creek Road Overpass - APPROVED; AUTHORIZE CHAIRMAN TO SIGN AGREEMENT 751-98


S.D. #4
Pe-Pz

All Ayes

23) Contract No. 99007, Construction of Asphalt Concrete (Windrow Stockpile) on Gun Club Road with CalMat Company, dba as Industrial Asphalt, in the amount of $200,800.00 - CONTINUED TO TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 1998, AT 2:00 P.M.



S.D. #5
Pz-Pa All Ayes *24) Contract No. 98005, Contract Change Order No. 1 for Construction on Various Roads in the Lamont Area in the amount of $2,800.00 (increase) - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN


S.D. #1 & #2
Pz-Pa All Ayes *25) Contract No. 98026, Contract Change Order No. 1 for Construction of Asphalt Concrete (Stockpile) in East Kern County in the amount of $2,500.00 (increase) - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN


S.D. #1, #3 & #4
Pz-Pa All Ayes *26) Contract no. 98025, Contract Change Order No. 1 for Construction of Asphalt Concrete (Stockpile) in Kern County in the amount of $2,500.00 (increase) - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN


S.D. #2, #3 & #5
Pz-Pa All Ayes *27) Contract No. 98002, Contract Change Order No. 1 for Construction on Various Streets in the Bakersfield Area in the amount of $22,463.10 (decrease) - APPROVED; AUTHORIZED CHAIRMAN TO SIGN


All S.D.'s
Pz-Pa All Ayes *28) FTA Section 5311 (CMAQ) Grant from Caltrans - APPROVED; ADOPTED RESOLUTION (SHORT FORM) AUTHORIZING ROADS DIRECTOR TO SIGN AND EXECUTE AGREEMENT


WASTE MANAGEMENT DEPARTMENT

S.D. #1 & #2

WITH-

DRAWN

*29) Contract No. 96008; Notice of Completion for Leachate Management System at BENA Sanitary Landfill; Project No. 8999-7210 -
All S.D.'s
Pz-Pa All Ayes *30) Final Report - Triple-Rinsed Pesticide Container Recycling Program Privatized - RECEIVED AND FILED



MATTERS FOR EXECUTIVE APPROVAL
Pz-Pa All Ayes *31) Budget Transfers - APPROVED #23 THROUGH #31
Pz-Pa All Ayes *32) Minutes for the Week of August 24, 1998 - APPROVED
Pz-Pa All Ayes *33) Miscellaneous Letters and Documents - FILED
Pz-Pa All Ayes *34) Miscellaneous Departmental Referrals by Clerk of the Board - APPROVED AND FILED
Pz-Pa All Ayes *35) Claims and Lawsuits filed with and referred by Clerk of the Board - APPROVED AND FILED


CLOSED SESSION


COUNTY ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE

Pa-Pz

All Ayes

36) Request for Closed Session Regarding Meet and Confer - KFA



Pa-Pz


RECONVENED AND ADJOURNED TO MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 1998, AT 2:00 P.M.





______________________________

Clerk of the Board







______________________________

Chairman, Board of Supervisors





33) MISCELLANEOUS LETTERS AND DOCUMENTS - FILED
Clerk of the Board
A) Received, certified, and forwarded to Recorder for Recordation as follows:

1) Parcel Map No. 10488 (S.D. 4)

County Administrative Office
B) Memo re Revised Bylaws- Citizens Advisory Committee on Annexations (Copy to each Supervisor)
Library
C) Sixty-nine (69) thank you letters to various people for donation of books
Sheriff
D) Letter of response to Mr. Leo Hinds re the 911 System (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO and General Services/Communications)
Miscellaneous
E) Letter from Department of Health Services re FY 1998-99 California Healthcare for Indigents Program (CHIP) or Rural Health Services (RHS) Program Application (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
F) Letter from State Board of Equalization re Historical Properties Assessed Under Sections 439, 439.1, 439.2, 439.3 and 439.4 of the Revenue and Taxation Code Interest Component - 1999 Lien Date (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO, County Counsel, Assessor and AAB)
G) Letter from Save-A-Lot re distribution of food stamps in grocery retail outlet stores (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO, County Counsel and Human Services)
H) Letter from COMP-USA re Technology Training Classes (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO, ITS and Purchasing)
I) National Institute of Justice, Solicitation re Evaluating Task Forces, Toll-free Information Service Lines, and Drug Testing Programs - BJA/NIJ Evaluation Partnership for the Edward Byrne Memorial State and Local Law Enforcement Assistance Program 1998 (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO, County Counsel and Sheriff)
J) California Forestry and Association report and letter titled "Forest-Fisheries Management Relationships in Northern California" (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO and RMA)
K) American Land Rights Association, newsletter re Farm Families Threatened by Park Expansion Bill (HR 1995) Massive Omnibus Parks Bill being Planned by Congress (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO, Planning and County Counsel)
L) Letter from Attorney General, Daniel E. Lungren to Sierra Vista Mini Storage re Notification of Hazardous/Toxic Chemical Contamination to Owner of Record of Private Property (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO, Environmental Health and Fire-Hazardous Material)
M) Letter from Federal Emergency Management Agency to City Mayor, Anthony Martinez re revision of Flood Insurance Rate Map (FIRM) for a portion of the City of Delano (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO, ESS, OES and General Services)
N) Resolution of the Board of Directors of the Antelope Valley-East Kern Water Agency Providing for the appointment of the Office of Director in Lieu of Election the Person Nominated to such office as an unopposed Candidate for such office (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO and County Counsel)
O) PG&E newsletter re Current Issues in the Utility Industry (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
P) Agenda of meeting for One-Stop Career Center System Task Force on Wednesday, September 23, 1998 (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO and ETR)
34) LETTERS RECEIVED AND REFERRED BY CLERK OF THE BOARD -APPROVED AND FILED
A) Application for Alcohol Beverage License: El Jacalito Restaurant, 10009 Main Street, Lamont, CA; Howards Mini Mart, 360 Fairfax Road, Bakersfield, CA; -REFERRED TO PLANNING (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO and County Counsel)
B) Letter from Homier Distributing Co., Inc., re merchant sales at the Desert Empire Fairgrounds -REFERRED TO SHERIFF (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
C) Letter from State Controller, Kathleen Connell re Government Code Section 12463.3, Health and Safety Code Section 33000, et seq. -REFERRED TO AUDITOR-CONTROLLER COUNTY CLERK (Copy to each Supervisor, CAO and County Counsel)
D) The Insco Dico Group, Surety Company Subdivision Status Inquiry, Subdivision Improvements Tract 5175, Unit B -REFERRED TO ENGINEERING AND SURVEY SERVICES (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
E) Resolution No. R-98-21 of the Board of Directors of the Antelope Valley-East Kern Water Agency providing for the appointment to the Office of Director in Lieu of Election the Person Nominated to such office as an unopposed Candidate for such office -REFERRED TO ELECTIONS (Copy to each Supervisor and CAO)
35) CLAIMS AND LAW SUITS FILED WITH AND REFERRED BY THE CLERK OF THE BOARD - APPROVED AND FILED
A) Claim in the matter of Diana Abraham vs. Kern County -REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
B) Claim in the matter of Ron Day vs. Kern County -REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
C) Claim in the matter of Jason T. Johnson vs. Kern County -REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
D) Claim in the matter of Santos Luna vs. Kern County -REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)
E) Notice of Motion for Approval of Compromise of Adversary Proceedings with Kern County and Determination of Claims of Kern County based on Stipulated Facts from the United States Bankruptcy Court in the matter of John F. Nunes, Jr. vs. Kern County -REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL
F) Claim in the matter of Amalia M. Rubio vs. Kern County -REFERRED TO COUNTY COUNSEL (Copy to Risk Management)