BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS' AGENDA

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TUESDAY, MARCH 3, 2009 - WORK SESSION

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

(estimated time)

 

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

(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)

 

4. COMMISSIONERS' BUSINESS

 

a. REPORT/Travel Lane County Semi-Annual Report. (Kari Westlund, President & CEO) (estimated 15 minutes) View Material

 

b. ORDER 09-3-3-1/In the Matter of Recognizing the 75th Anniversary of the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art. (Commissioner Sorenson) (estimated 5 minutes) View Material

 

c. DISCUSSION/Letter to Governor Kulongoski. (Commissioner Sorenson) (estimated 10 minutes) View Material


d. PRESENTATION/Working for You Video. (Robert Lewis, MetroVision TV; Amber Fossen, Public Information Officer, and Mike McKenzie-Bahr, Economic Development and Community Services Coordinator) (estimated 30 minutes)

 

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TUESDAY, MARCH 3, 2009 – JOINT ELECTED OFFICIALS MEETING WITH CITY OF EUGENE, CITY OF SPRINGFIELD, AND LANE COUNTY

12:00 noon – 1:30 p.m.  (City Hall Library Conf Room, 225 5th Street, Springfield)

(estimated time) View Material

 

I. Metro Plan Overview. (Planning Directors)

Action Requested:  None.  Discussion only.

 

II. Economic Development Response Team. (City Managers/County Administrator)

Action Requested:  Consider the formation of a Economic Development Response Team

 

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TUESDAY, MARCH 3, 2009 - WORK SESSION

2:00 p.m.   (Harris Hall Main Floor)

(estimated time)

 

5. COMMISSIONERS' BUSINESS

 

e. REPORT/Willamette Basin Climate Study. (Bob Doppelt, Director, The Climate Leadership Initiative, University of Oregon) (TIME CERTAIN 2:00 p.m.) (estimated 30 minutes)

 

6. PUBLIC WORKS

 

a. DISCUSSION/Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) Request to Provide a Letter of Support for ODOT Region 2’s Earmark Request Priority, the I-5/Beltline Project. (Celia Barry, Transportation Planning and Traffic Manager; and Marsha Miller, Director, Public Works) (estimated 5 minutes) View Material

 

DISCUSSION/Lane Transit District’s Proposal to Allocate a Portion of Surface Transportation Program-Urban (STP-U) Funds for Transit. (Celia Barry, Transportation Planning and Traffic Manager; and Marsha Miller, Director, Public Works) (estimated 40 minutes) (PULLED)

 

b. ORDER 09-3-3-2/In the Matter of Urging a Field Burning Ban in Oregon. View Material

 

c. ORDER 09-3-3-2/In the Matter of Relinquishing County-Owned Road Fund Property to the City of Eugene for River Avenue and River Road Pursuant to ORS 271.330.  (Marsha Miller, Director; and Frank Simas, Right-of-Way Manager, Public Works) (estimated 15 minutes) View Material

 

7. COMMISSIONERS' BUSINESS

 

a. DISCUSSION/State Cuts to County. (Commissioner Sorenson; and Eric Schmidt, Communications Manager, Association of Oregon Counties) (3:45 P.M. TIME CERTAIN)

 

b. REPORT/Public Safety Briefing. (Sheriff Burger)

 

8. COMMISSIONERS' ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

9. REVIEW ASSIGNMENTS

 

10. EMERGENCY BUSINESS

 

a. ORDER 09-3-3-3/In the Matter of Appointing Members to Fill Vacancies on the Forestland-Urban Interface Classification Committee. View Material

 

11. EXECUTIVE SESSION as per ORS 192.660

(Commissioners' Conference Room)

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TUESDAY, MARCH 3, 2009 - BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS AND CENTRO LATINO AMERICANO BOARD OF DIRECTORS COMMUNITY OUTREACH & DIALOGUE

7:00 - 8:30 p.m.   (Centro Latino Americano, 944 West 5th Avenue, Eugene)

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WEDNESDAY, MARCH 4, 2009 - HOUSING AND COMMUNITY SERVICES AGENCY

9:00 a.m.    (Harris Hall Main Floor)

(estimated time)

 

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. PUBLIC COMMENTS

(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.)

 

2. COMMISSIONERS' RESPONSE TO PUBLIC COMMENTS AND/OR OTHER ISSUES AND REMONSTRANCE (2 min. limit)

 

3. REGULAR BUSINESS

 

a. ORDER 09-3-4-1H/In the Matter of Entering Into a Loan Agreement with Network for Oregon Affordable Housing ("NOAH") for Permanent Financing of the Turtle Creek Apartments Affordable Housing Development in Eugene. (Chris Todis, Director; and James McCoy, Development Director, Housing and Community Services Agency) (estimated 15 minutes) View Material

 

4. CONSENT CALENDAR

 

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

 

a. Approval of Minutes:

December 17, 2008, HACSA, 8:30 a.m.

January 28, 2009, HACSA, 9:00 a.m.

 

b. ORDER 09-3-4-2H/In the Matter of Appointing Chair and Vice Chair for the Board of County Commissioners, HACSA, and the Board of Heath. (Commissioner Sorenson) View Material

 

END OF CONSENT CALENDAR * * * *  

 

5. EXECUTIVE SESSION as per ORS 192.660

 

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WEDNESDAY, MARCH 4, 2009 - REGULAR MEETING

(following HACSA)    (Harris Hall Main Floor)

(estimated time)

 

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

(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)

 

4. 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 2 minutes)

 

A. Approval of Minutes:

June 13, 2007, Regular Meeting, Following Board of Health

June 13, 2007, Regular Meeting, 1:30 p.m.

January 27, 2009, JEO Meeting, 5:30 p.m.

February 4, 2009, Regular Meeting, 9:00 a.m.

February 4, 2009, Regular Meeting, 1:30 p.m.

February 18, 2009, Regular Meeting, 9:00 a.m.

February 18, 2009, Regular Meeting, 1:30 p.m.

 

B. County Administration

 

1) ORDER 09-3-4-1/In the Matter of Adopting Operating Principles for Legislative Advocacy during the Legislative sessions. (Jeff Spartz, County Administrator, Alex Cuyler, Intergovernmental Relations Manager, County Administration) View Material

 

C. Health and Human Services

 

1) ORDER 09-3-4-2/In the Matter of Proclaiming the Month of March as National Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month in Lane County. (Rob Rockstroh, Director, Health and Human Services) View Material

 

2) ORDER 09-3-4-3/In the Matter of Appointing a Member to the Lane County Animal Services Advisory Committee (LCASAC). (Rob Rockstroh, Director, Health and Human Services) View Material

 

D. Public Works

 

1) ORDER 09-3-4-4/In the Matter of Setting a Public Hearing for the Purpose of Hearing Objections to Final Assessments for Bolton Hill Road (County Road Number 1183) Between Mile Post 0.00 and Mile Post 0.653. (Marsha Miller, Director; and Frank Simas, Right-of-Way Manager, Public Works)


4. CONSENT CALENDAR

 

D. Public Works

 

2) ORDER 09-3-4-5/In the Matter of Appointing Three New Members to the Vegetation Management Advisory Committee (VMAC). (Orin Schumacher, Vegetation Management Coordinator; and Marsha Miller, Director, Public Works) View Material

 

END OF CONSENT CALENDAR * * * *

 

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 4, 2009 - REGULAR MEETING (Continued)

 

5. EMERGENCY BUSINESS

 

6. COMMISSIONERS' BUSINESS

 

a. RECOGNITION/Recognition of Lisa Arkin, Aimee Code, Robert Lewis, and Laurie Treiger for their Contributions to Public Health (Lisa Arkin, Oregon Toxics Alliance; Aimee Code, Coalition for Alternatives to Pesticides; Robert Lewis, MetroVision TV; and Laurie Trieger, Lane Coalition for Healthy and Active Youth). (Commissioner Sorenson) (TIME CERTAIN 10:00 a.m.) 

 

b. REPORT/2007 Lane County Planning Commission Report. (Lisa Arkin, Chair, Lane County Planning Commission) (estimated 15 minutes)

 

7. PUBLIC WORKS

 

a. DISCUSSION AND ORDER 09-3-4-6/In the Matter of Surrender of Portions of Rhododendron Drive (Co. Rd. No. 65) and Sebastian Street (Co. Rd. No. 1969) to the City of Florence. (D. Michael Jackson, County Surveyor; and Marsha Miller, Director, Public Works) (10:30 a.m. TIME CERTAIN) (estimated 15 minutes) 

 

8. COMMISSIONERS' BUSINESS (CONTINUED)

 

c. REPORT/McKenzie River Basin. (Susan Knapp, Natural Resources Advisor, State of Oregon) (11:00 a.m. TIME CERTAIN) (estimated 30 minutes) View Material

 

9. YOUTH SERVICES

 

a. ORDER 09-3-4-7/In the Matter of Naming a Conference Room in the Department of Youth Services Building in Honor of Dr. John Crumbley. (Lisa Smith, Youth Services Director) (estimated 10 minutes) View Material

 

10. MANAGEMENT SERVICES

 

a. ORDER 09-3-4-8/In the Matter of Awarding a Contract for Phase 2 of the Performance Contracting Program to McKinstry Essention, Inc. as the Energy Services Company (ESCO). (David Suchart, Director, Management Services) (estimated 15 minutes) View Material

 

12:00 Noon   (Recess)

 

1:30 p.m.   (Harris Hall Main Floor)

 

#11. PUBLIC HEARINGS

 

a. PUBLIC HEARING AND ORDER 09-3-4-9/In the Matter of Providing an Opportunity for Testimony on the List of Project Priorities for American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 Funding, as Adopted on January 28, 2009 by Board Order 09-1-28-18. (Celia Barry, Transportation Planning and Traffic Manager; and Marsha Miller, Director, Public Works) View Material

 

12. COUNTY COUNSEL

 

a. Announcements

 

13. PERFORMANCE AUDITOR

 

a. Announcements

 

14. COMMITTEE REPORTS

 

a. REPORT/Legislative Committee. (Alex Cuyler, Intergovernmental Relations Coordinator, County Administration) (estimated 15 minutes) View Material

 

15. COUNTY ADMINISTRATION

 

a. Announcements

 

b. DISCUSSION/New General Fund Forecast Tool. (David Garnick, Budget and Financial Planning Manager)

 

c. DISCUSSION/County Administrator's Recommendations for Mid-Year Service Restorations. (Jeff Spartz, County Administrator) 

 

16. COMMISSIONERS' ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

17. CORRESPONDENCE TO THE BOARD

 

18. EXECUTIVE SESSION as per ORS 192.660

(Commissioners' Conference Room)

 

19. OTHER BUSINESS

 

*NOTE:  Estimated Times

 

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*NOTE: Next scheduled Board of Commissioners' Meeting Tuesday, March 17 and/or Wednesday, March 18, 2009.