BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS' AGENDA

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TUESDAY, JANUARY 13, 2009 - SPECIAL MEETING

10:00 a.m.-11:45 a.m.    (Harris Hall Main Floor)

(estimated times)

 

All individuals are expected to observe respectful behavior and decorum during all Lane County Public meetings.  Anyone acting in a disruptive, disorderly or threatening manner, or using excessive profanity, will be asked to voluntarily leave the meeting, and may be precluded from participating in future opportunities for public comment.  If an individual continues to behave in a disorderly and disruptive manner, and refuses to voluntarily leave the meeting, then the Chair may request a law enforcement officer to escort the individual from the meeting. Please be courteous, respectful and refrain from extraneous conversation.  Please turn off or mute your cell phone or pager.

 

WHAT MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. MEANS TO LANE COUNTY

 

1. CALL MEETING TO ORDER

 

2. OPENING REMARKS

·  Pete Sorenson, South Eugene Commissioner (estimated time 5 minutes)

 

3. WELCOME

·  Liane Richardson, County Counsel (estimated time 5 minutes)

 

4. PRESENTATION

·  Mark Molina, Chair, Lane County Commission for the Advancement of Human Rights (estimated time 10 minutes)

 

5. MUSICAL SELECTION

·  Paul Biondi and Friends (estimated time 15 minutes)

 

6. COMMISSIONER COMMENTS:

·  Rob Handy, North Eugene County Commissioner (estimated time 2 minutes)

·  Faye Stewart, East Lane County Commissioner (estimated time 2 minutes)

 

7. FEATURED REMARKS

·  Carla Gary, Assistant Vice Provost at University of Oregon (estimated time 15 minutes)

 

8. MEETING RECESSED

 

MUSIC CONTINUES

·  Paul Biondi and Friends (estimated time 25 minutes)

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TUESDAY, JANUARY 13, 2009 - JOINT ELECTED OFFICIALS' MEETING

12:00 - 1:30 p.m. (Springfield City Hall, Library Conf Rm, 225 Fifth Street, Springfield)

(estimated times)

 

All individuals are expected to observe respectful behavior and decorum during all Lane County Public meetings.  Anyone acting in a disruptive, disorderly or threatening manner, or using excessive profanity, will be asked to voluntarily leave the meeting, and may be precluded from participating in future opportunities for public comment.  If an individual continues to behave in a disorderly and disruptive manner, and refuses to voluntarily leave the meeting, then the Chair may request a law enforcement officer to escort the individual from the meeting. Please be courteous, respectful and refrain from extraneous conversation.  Please turn off or mute your cell phone or pager.

 

1. METRO PLAN REVISIONS. (View Material)

 

Action Requested:  Review Lane County Board of Commissioners’ identified issues with the Eugene-Springfield Metro Plan and discuss possible Metro Plan amendments to remedy those issues. (Kent Howe)

 

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TUESDAY, JANUARY 13, 2009 – WORK SESSION

1:45 p.m.  (Springfield City Hall, Library Conf Rm, 225 Fifth Street, Springfield)

(estimated times)

 

1. ADJUSTMENTS TO THE AGENDA (estimated time 5 minutes)

 

# 2. PUBLIC COMMENTS (estimated time 30 minutes)

(Maximum time 30 minutes:  Speakers will be limited to 3-minutes per public comments.  If the number wishing to testify exceeds 10 speakers, then each speaker will be given an apportioned amount of the total time.)

 

3. COMMISSIONERS' RESPONSE TO PUBLIC COMMENTS AND/OR OTHER ISSUES AND REMONSTRANCE (2 min. limit) (estimated time 10 minutes)

 

4. WORK SESSION

 

a. What is Lane County's Role in Local Economic and Community Development? (View Material)

· Part One: Overview  (estimated time 2:00 p.m. or immediately following Public Comment and Commissioner’s Response to Public Comments and/or Other Issues and Remonstrance).

 

Presenters:

· Chuck Forster, Director, Workforce Partnership (estimated time 12 minutes)

· Shawn Winkler-Rio, Executive Director, Entrepreneurial Development Services (eDev) (estimated time 12 minutes)

· Mike McKenzie-Bahr, Lane County Community and Economic Development Coordinator (estimated time 12 minutes)

 

Discussion:

· What can Lane County do to help our economy?  

 

5. REVIEW ASSIGNMENTS

 

6. OTHER BUSINESS

 

7. EMERGENCY BUSINESS

 

8. EXECUTIVE SESSION as per ORS 192.660

(Commissioners' Conference Room)

 

(Meeting planned for adjournment at 5:00 p.m.)

 

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WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 14, 2009 - REGULAR MEETING

9:00 a.m.    (Harris Hall Main Floor)

(estimated times)

 

All individuals are expected to observe respectful behavior and decorum during all Lane County Public meetings.  Anyone acting in a disruptive, disorderly or threatening manner, or using excessive profanity, will be asked to voluntarily leave the meeting, and may be precluded from participating in future opportunities for public comment.  If an individual continues to behave in a disorderly and disruptive manner, and refuses to voluntarily leave the meeting, then the Chair may request a law enforcement officer to escort the individual from the meeting. Please be courteous, respectful and refrain from extraneous conversation.  Please turn off or mute your cell phone or pager.

 

1. ADJUSTMENTS TO THE AGENDA

 

# 2. PUBLIC COMMENTS (estimated time 30 minutes)

(Maximum time 30 minutes:  Speakers will be limited to 3-minutes per public comments.  If the number wishing to testify exceeds 10 speakers, then each speaker will be given an apportioned amount of the total time.)

 

3. EMERGENCY BUSINESS

 

4. COMMISSIONERS' RESPONSE TO PUBLIC COMMENTS AND/OR OTHER ISSUES AND REMONSTRANCE (2 min. limit) (estimated time 10 minutes)

 

5. CONSENT CALENDAR

 

(All items listed here are considered to be routine by the Board of Commissioners and will be enacted by one motion in the form listed below.  There will be no separate discussion of these items.  If discussion is desired, that item will be removed from the Consent Calendar and will be considered separately.)

 

BEGINNING OF CONSENT CALENDAR * * * * (estimated time 2 minutes)

 

A. Approval of Minutes

 

B.  County Administration

 

1)  ORDER 09-1-14-1/In the Matter of Transferring $500 from the General Fund  Operational Contingency to Materials and Services Within General Expense to Support the 2009 Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration.

 

C. Health and Human Services

 

1) ORDER 09-1-14-2/In the Matter of Applying for a Department of Health Resources and Services Administration Grant for Dental Outreach Prevention Services Via the FQHC in the Amount of $273,056 Per Administrator to Execute Grant Documents. (View Material)

 

D. Public Works

 

1) ORDER 09-1-14-3/In the Matter of Accepting a Dedication of Land to be Used as a Public Road Easement for County Road No. 1827 (Laurel Avenue) (18-02-06). (D. Michael Jackson) (View Material)

 

2) ORDER 09-1-14-4/In the Matter of Entering Into a Bulk Services Agreement with Comcast of Oregon II, Inc. for Cable Television Services for the Armitage Park Recreational Vehicle Campground. (Frank Simas) (View Material)

 

3) ORDER 09-1-7-9/In the Matter of Approving an Intergovernmental Agreement With the State of Oregon and the City of Eugene to Facilitate Replacement of the Interstate-5 Bridge Over the Willamette River. (View Material)  

 

END OF CONSENT CALENDAR * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *

 

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 14, 2009 - REGULAR MEETING (Continued)

 

6. EMERGENCY BUSINESS

 

7. COMMISSIONERS' RESPONSE TO PUBLIC COMMENTS AND/OR OTHER ISSUES AND REMONSTRANCE (2 min. limit) (estimated time 10 minutes)

 

8. COMMITTEE REPORTS

 

a. Legislative Committee – Senate Bill 994 (2007).  (Alex Cuyler) (total estimated time 15 minutes)

 

9. COUNTY ADMINISTRATION

 

a. Announcements

 

10. HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

 

a. PRESENTATION/Lane County Animal Services Work Session with Representatives from Animal and Bylaw Services, City of Calgary, Alberta, Canada. (Bill Bruce, Director of Animals and Bylaw Services and guests) (Karen Gaffney, Health and Human Services) 10:00 A.M. TIME CERTAIN, (estimated 30 minutes).

 

b.  DISCUSSION with Presenters. (estimated 60 minutes)

 

11. PUBLIC WORKS

 

a. PRESENTATION/In the Matter of Providing a Letter of Support for a Beltline-Delta Highway Intelligent Transportation System Federal Earmark. (Celia Barry) (estimated time 10 minutes) (View Material)

 

12. EXECUTIVE SESSION as per ORS 192.660

(Commissioners' Conference Room)

 

13. OTHER BUSINESS

 

1:30 p.m.   (Harris Hall Main Floor)

 

#14. PUBLIC HEARINGS

 

a. PUBLIC HEARING AND ORDER 09-1-14-5/In the Matter of the Vacation of a Portion of West Boundary Road (Co. Rd. 360, Blakely Road), Located In The Southeast One Quarter of The Northwest One Quarter (SE1/4 NW1/4) of Section 14, Township 19 South, Range 1 West of the Willamette Meridian, in Lane County, Oregon, With a Public Hearing and Adopting Findings of Fact (19-01-14-24). (D. Michael Jackson) (estimated time 15 minutes) (View Material)

 

15. COUNTY ADMINISTRATION

 

a. DISCUSSION/Budget Recommendations FY 08/09. (Jeff Spartz) (estimated 45 minutes total with overview and discussion) (View Material)  

 

b. DISCUSSION/Finance Debt Reduction. (David Suchart) (estimated 45 minutes total with overview and discussion) (View Material)  

 

16. COMMISSIONERS' ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

17. OTHER BUSINESS

 

18. REVIEW ASSIGNMENTS

 

*NOTE:  Estimated Times

 

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*NOTE: Next scheduled Board of Commissioners' Meeting Tuesday, January 27 and/or Wednesday, January 28, 2009.