BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS' AGENDA

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TUESDAY, MARCH 31, 2009 – REGULAR MEETING

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

(Expected maximum time 30 minutes:  Speakers will be taken in the order in which they sign up and will be limited to 3-minutes per public comments.  If the number wishing to testify exceeds 10 speakers, then additional speakers may be allowed if the chair determines that time permits or may be taken at a later time.)

 

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

 

4. EMERGENCY BUSINESS

 

a. ORDER 09-3-31-1/In the Matter of Approving a Lane Transit District's Request for a Letter of Support for a Transportation Growth Management Grant Submittal. (Marsha Miller, Public Works Director; and Celia Barry, Transportation Planning and Traffic Manager) (estimated 15 minutes) (View Material)

 

5. PUBLIC WORKS

 

a. ORDER 09-3-31-2/In the Matter of Approving the City of Veneta's Request for Authorization to Include an Area Outside the City in a Grant Proposal to Study Highway 126 West. (Marsha Miller, Public Works Director; and Celia Barry, Transportation Planning and Traffic Manager) (estimated 15 minutes) (View Material)

 

6. COMMISSIONERS' BUSINESS

 

a. DISCUSSION/Hybrid Process for Revenue Measures. (Commissioner Sorenson) (estimated 45 minutes)

 

12:00 Noon – 1:30 p.m.   (Recess)

 

6. COMMISSIONERS' BUSINESS

 

b. DISCUSSION/Resolution Urging Enactment of Comprehensive National Healthcare Reform and Ensuring Honest, Fair Healthcare Reform Debate. (Rand Dawson, retired attorney, west Lane County resident, volunteer on healthcare reform; Susie Navetta, Dunes City Councilor, as private person; Marc Shapiro, Eugene-area resident and volunteer on healthcare reform; Dr. Mike Huntington, physician & state chapter co-convener for Physicians for a National Health Program; Dr. Frank Turner, physician & Eugene-area resident and member, Oregon Archimedes Movement & PNHP) (TIME CERTAIN 1:30 p.m.) (estimated 45 minutes) (View Material) (View Supplemental Material) (View Supplemental Material)

 

c. DISCUSSION/Communication Vehicle Between Lane County, City of Eugene, and EWEB. (Bob Cassidy) (estimated 15 minutes)

 

d. REPORT/Approval of Letter to City of Eugene Regarding River Road and River Avenue Safety Concerns. (Commissioner Handy) (estimated 15 minutes)  (View Material)

 

7. COUNTY ADMINISTRATION

 

a. Announcements

 

8. COUNTY COUNSEL

 

a. Announcements

 

9. PERFORMANCE AUDITOR

 

a. Announcements

 

10. PUBLIC WORKS

 

a. ORDER 09-3-31-4/In the Matter of Amending Chapter 4 of Lane Manual to Establish a Firewise Incentives Program (LM 4.300). (Marsha Miller, Director; and Keir Miller, Association Planner) (estimated 20 minutes) (View Material)

 

11. HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

 

a. ORDER 09-3-31-5/In the Matter of Adopting Lane Manual Chapter 9 Rules for Procedures for Lane County Board of Health. (Liane Richardson, County Counsel) (estimated 15 minutes) (View Material)

 

12. CORRESPONDENCE TO THE BOARD

 

13. COMMISSIONERS' ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

14. REVIEW ASSIGNMENTS

 

15. EXECUTIVE SESSION as per ORS 192.660

(Commissioners' Conference Room)

 

16. OTHER BUSINESS

 

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TUESDAY, MARCH 31, 2009 - BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS GARAGE TOUR

5:30 p.m.    (meet in County Administration Conference Room)

 

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.  

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Rosetta Thuresson   5:45 – 6:00 pm

Mama Rose’s Naturals

383 West 3rd Ave.

Eugene  

 

Mira Fannin    6:10 – 6:25 pm

Sweet Skins

782 Blair Blvd.

Eugene  

 

Haven Sundstrom    6:40 – 6:55 pm

The Blazing Chef

102 Thomason Lane

(in Green Eye’s parcel)

Eugene   

 

Kate and Mike Harvey  7:15 – 7:30 pm

MWH Fabrication

75 S. Danebo Ave.

Eugene 

 

Rob Singer    7:50 – 8:05 pm

Acupuncture for the People

2833 Willamette St. #B

Eugene 

 

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WEDNESDAY, APRIL 1, 2009 - REGULAR MEETING

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. ADJUSTMENTS TO THE AGENDA

 

#2. PUBLIC HEARING

 

a. ORDER 09-4-1-1/In the Matter of Adopting the FY 2008-2009 Supplemental Budget #3, Making, Reducing and Transferring Appropriations. (Jeff Spartz, County Administrator; and Christine Moody, Sr. Management Analyst) (estimated 15 minutes) (View Material)

 

(recess)

 

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WEDNESDAY, APRIL 1, 2009 – BOARD OF HEALTH MEETING

9:30 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.

 

ORDER 09-4-1-2/In the Matter of the First Reading, Setting a Second Reading and Public Hearing Pursuant to the Consideration of the Adoption of a Policy and Rules Requiring the Nutrition Labeling of Food Items at Chain Restaurants. (Rob Rockstroh, Health and Human Services Director) (estimated 15 minutes)  (View Material)

 

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WEDNESDAY, APRIL 1, 2009 - REGULAR MEETING (CONTINUED)

(following Board of Health)   (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.

 

#3. PUBLIC COMMENTS

(Expected maximum time 30 minutes:  Speakers will be taken in the order in which they sign up and will be limited to 3-minutes per public comments.  If the number wishing to testify exceeds 10 speakers, then additional speakers may be allowed if the chair determines that time permits or may be taken at a later time.)

 

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

 

5. EMERGENCY BUSINESS

 

6. 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:

1. January 28, 2009, Regular Meeting, Following HACSA

2. January 28, 2009, Regular Meeting, 1:30 p.m.

3. February 17, 2009, Work Session, 1:00 p.m.

4. February 17, 2009, Community Outreach, 3:30 p.m.

5. March 17, 2009, Work Session, 2:30 p.m.

6. March 18, 2009, Regular Meeting, 9:00 a.m.

 

B. Board of Commissioners

 

1) ORDER 09-4-1-3/In the Matter of Appointing Rose Wilde to the Lane County Budget Committee. (View Material)

 

2) ORDER 09-4-1-4/In the Matter of Appointing Kent Fleming to the Roads Advisory Committee for the North Eugene Represented Position. (View Material)

 

3) ORDER 09-4-1-5/In the Matter of Appointing Carmen Urbina to the Community Action Advisory Commission of the Human Services Commission. (View Material)

 

4) ORDER 09-4-1-6/In the Matter of Appointing Rose Wilde to the  Human Services Commission. (View Material)

 

C. Health and Human Services

 

1) ORDER 09-4-1-7/In the Matter of Ratifying the County Administrator's Decision Authorizing Submission of a Grant Proposal in the Amount of $293,588 for One-Time, Two-Year Funding for the Community Health Centers of Lane County Under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act and Accepting Any Resulting Grant Award. (Rob Rockstroh,  Director; and Collette Christian, Program Services Coordinator) (View Material)

 

2) ORDER 09-4-1-8/In the Matter of Adopting the Mental Health Advisory/Local Alcohol and Drug Planning Committee Bylaws. (Rob Rockstroh,  Director; and Peg Jennette, Program Services Coordinator) (View Material)

 

D. Public Works

 

1) ORDER 09-4-1-9/In the Matter of Setting a Public Hearing for the Proposed Surrender of a Portion of Old Coburg Road (Co. Rd. No. 180) to the City of Eugene. (Public Hearing: April 29, 2009, 1:30 p.m.) (Marsha Miller, Public Works Director; and D. Michael Jackson, County Surveyor) (View Material)

 

2) ORDER 09-4-1-10/In the Matter of Awarding Tourism Special Projects Grants for 2009, Releasing Funds From the Special Revenue and Services Fund, and Authorizing the County Administrator to Sign Contracts. ((Marsha Miller, Public Works Director; and Loralyn Spiro, Public Works Analyst) (View Material)

 

3) ORDER 09-4-1-11/In the Matter of Approving an Intergovernmental Agreement in an Amount not-to-exceed $100,000 with the City of Veneta to Provide Engineering Services for Urban Redevelopment Improvements in Downtown Veneta Broadway Area and that the County Administrator is Authorized to Execute (or sign) the Agreement. (Marsha Miller, Public Works Director; and Bill Morgan, County Engineer) (View Material)

 

4) ORDER 09-4-1-12/In the Matter of Entering Into the McKenzie River Cooperative Maintenance Partnership Intergovernmental Agreement in the Not-To-Exceed Amount of $231,900 and that the County Administrator is Authorized to Execute the Agreement. (Todd Winter, Parks Manager) (View Material)

 

5) ORDER 09-4-1-17/In the Matter of Urging Enactment of Comprehensive National Healthcare Reform and Insuring an Honest and Fair Healthcare Reform Debate. (View Material)

 

END OF CONSENT CALENDAR * * * *

 

7. COMMISSIONERS' BUSINESS

 

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

 

b. ORDER 09-4-1-16/In the Matter of a Resolution by Lane County Endorsing Marine Reserves. (Commissioner Fleenor) (TIME CERTAIN 11:00 A.M.) (estimated 15 minutes)  (View Material)

 

8. COMMITTEE REPORTS

 

a. Report/Legislative Committee. (Alex Cuyler, Intergovernmental Relations Coordinator, County Administration) (estimated 45 minutes) (View Material)

 

b. Report/Legislative Committee. Annexation and Establishing an ACT.

 

12:00 Noon – 1:30 p.m.   (Recess)

 

1:30 p.m.   (Harris Hall Main Floor)

 

#9. PUBLIC HEARINGS

 

a. PUBLIC HEARING AND ORDER 09-4-1-13/In the Matter of Certification of Final Assessments for Improvements to Bolton Hill Road (County Road Number 1183) Between Mile Post 0.00 and Mile Post 0.653, and Setting Lien Values Against Adjacent Properties. (Marsha Miller, Public Works Director; and Frank Simas, Right-of-Way Manager) (estimated 15 minutes) (View Material)

 

b. SECOND READING AND PUBLIC HEARING/Ordinance No. PA 1256/In the Matter of Amending the Rural Comprehensive Plan to Redesignate Land from "Rural Residential" to "Rural Commercial" and Rezoning that Land from "RR-5/Rural Residential" to " RC/Rural Commercial”; and Adopting Savings and Severability Clauses. (File PA 06-5600; Powell) (NBA & PM 3/18/09). (Marsha Miller, Public Works Director; and Jerry Kendall, Associate Planner) (estimated 45 minutes)

 

c. ON THE RECORD HEARING/In the Matter of Hearing Arguments on an Appeal of a Hearings Official’s Reconsideration Decision Approving in Part, and Denying in Part, an Application for a Recreational Vehicle, Boat, and Self-Storage Facility in the Rural Residential Zone (RR-5), Map and Tax Lot T18-R03-S24 TL 4600 (File No. PA 07-6721/McCabe). (Marsha Miller, Public Works Director; and Rafael Sebba, Associate Planner) (estimated 45 minutes) (View Material) (View Material)

 

d. PUBLIC HEARING AND ORDER 09-4-1-14/In the Matter of Granting an Exemption From Competitive Bidding for a Construction Contract on a Steam Heating System for the Lane County Courthouse and Public Service Building, and Addition of This Work to the Existing Energy Savings Performance Contract with McKinstry Essention, Inc. for Lane County Adult Corrections Facility. (Dave Suchart, Management Services Director) (View Material)

 

10. COUNTY ADMINISTRATION

 

a. Announcements

 

b. DISCUSSION/Cost of Doing Due Diligence on Golden Gardens in Conjunction with City of Eugene. (Jeff Spartz, County Administrator) (estimated 30 minutes)

 

11. COUNTY COUNSEL

 

a. Announcements

 

b. ORDER 09-4-1-15/In the Matter of Clarifying the Process for the Appointment of Members to Advisory Committees, Boards and Commissioners, and Directing Staff to Bring Forward Modifications to Lane Manual. (Liane Richardson, County Counsel) (estimated 30 minutes) (View Material)

 

12. PERFORMANCE AUDITOR

 

a. Announcements

 

13. CORRESPONDENCE TO THE BOARD

 

14. COMMISSIONERS' ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

15. REVIEW ASSIGNMENTS

 

16. EXECUTIVE SESSION as per ORS 192.660

(Commissioners' Conference Room)

 

17. OTHER BUSINESS

 

*NOTE:  Estimated Times

 

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*NOTE: Next scheduled Board of Commissioners' Meeting Tuesday, April 7 and/or Wednesday, April 8, 2009.