BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS' AGENDA

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TUESDAY, APRIL 28, 2009 – REGULAR MEETING

1:30 p.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

(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.)

 

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

 

3. ONE PAGER REPORTS

 

a. PRESENTATION/ODOT I-5 Willamette River Bridge Replacement Project. (Dick Upton, Project Manager) (2:00 P.M.) (estimated 15 minutes presentation; 15 minutes Q&A) (View Material)

 

4. COMMISSIONERS' BUSINESS

 

a. "GOOD GOVERNANCE" RESPONSE/Fern Ridge Library District. (Dr. Earle Ellson, Chair, Fern Ridge Library Board) (estimated 10 minutes presentation; 15 minutes Q&A) 

 

5. COMMITTEE REPORTS

 

Finance and Audit

 

a. PRESENTATION/Quarterly Budget Monitoring Reports. (David Suchart, Director; and Kay Blackburn, Finance Manager) (estimated 10 minutes presentation; 15 minutes Q&A) (View Material)

 

6. PUBLIC WORKS

 

a. DISCUSSION AND POSSIBLE DIRECTION/Proposed Amendments to Lane Code Chapter 14, Land Use Appeals Procedure. (Marsha Miller, Public Works Director; Matt Laird, Land Management Manager; Liane Richardson, County Counsel; and Stephen Vorhes, Assistant County Counsel) (estimated 30 minutes) (View Material) (View Supplemental Material)

 

b. DISCUSSION AND POSSIBLE DIRECTION/Proposed Amendments to Lane Code Chapter 13, Lot Line Adjustment Procedure.  (Marsha Miller, Public Works Director; Matt Laird, Land Management Manager; Liane Richardson, County Counsel; and Stephen Vorhes, Assistant County Counsel) (estimated 30 minutes) (View Material) (View Supplemental Material)

 

c. DISCUSSION AND POSSIBLE DIRECTION/Waste Management Revenue Support to Land Management Division for Long-Range Planning and Citizen Permit Fee Reductions (Jeff Spartz, County Administrator; Liane Richardson, County Counsel; Marsha Miller, Public Works Director;  Patti Hansen, Waste Management Manager; and Matt Laird, Land Management Manager) (estimated 30 minutes) 

 

7. COMMISSIONERS' ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

8. OTHER BUSINESS

 

9. REVIEW ASSIGNMENTS

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WEDNESDAY, APRIL 29, 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 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

 

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 2 minutes)

 

A. Approval of Minutes:

March 3, 2009, Joint Elected Officials, 12:00 p.m.

April 1, 2009, Regular Meeting, 1:30 p.m.

 

B. County Counsel

 

1) ORDER 09-4-29-1/In the Matter of Amending Chapter 3 of the Lane Manual to Revise Commissioners Appointments on Committees (LM 3.506, 3.515, 3.521, 3.522, 3.536, 3.538, 3.540, 3.542, 3.546, 3.548, 3.550, 3.552). (Liane Richardson, Legal Counsel) (View Material)

 

2) ORDER 09-4-29-2/In the Matter of Amending Chapter 2 of the Lane Manual to Establish 15-Minute Rule (LM 2.007). (Liane Richardson, Legal Counsel) (View Material)

 

C. Health and Human Services

 

1) ORDER 09-4-29-3/In the Matter of Approving the Lane County Public Health Authority Plan for FY 2009-10. (Rob Rockstroh, Director; and Collette Christian, Program Services Coordinator) (View Material)

 

2) ORDER 09-4-29-4/In the Matter of Appointing a Member to the Lane County Animal Services Advisory Committee (LCASAC). (Rob Rockstroh, Director; and Deb Heeszel, Sr. Program Services Coordinator) (View Material)

 

D. Public Safety

 

1) ORDER 09-4-29-5/In the Matter of Approving Participation in the Fiscal Year 2008 Buffer Zone Protection Program (BZPP) Wherein the Sheriff's Office will Receive $398,000 in Grant Funds to Enhance Capability for Protecting Lookout Point and Hills Creek Dams and Delegating Authority to the County Administrator to Execute Grant Documents. (Russ Burger, Sheriff; and Linda Cook, Emergency Manager)

 

E. Public Works

 

1) ORDER 09-4-29-6/In the Matter of Reappointing One Member to the Resource Recovery Advisory committee. (Marsha Miller, Public Works Director; and Patti Hansen, Division Manager, Waste Management) (View Material)

 

2) ORDER 09-4-29-7/In the Matter of Authorizing an Extension of an Option Agreement with Pacific Continental Bank Regarding the Lease of a Portion of County-owned Surplus Road Fund Property Located on River Avenue, Eugene, and Identified as Tax Lot 501 on Lane County Assessor’s Map 17-04-13-22.  (Marsha Miller, Public Works Director; and Frank Simas, Right of Way Manager) (View Material)

 

3) ORDER 09-4-29-8/In the Matter of Reappointing Damien Gilbert, Catherine Koehn and Emily Schue and Appointing Barbara Kirchner and Carl Stiefbold to the Parks Advisory Committee. (Marsha Miller, Public Works Director; and Todd Winter, Parks Manager) (View Material)

 

4) ORDER 09-4-29-9/In the Matter of Entering Into a Three-Year Revenue Agreement with The City of Eugene for Engineering and Materials Testing Services in an Amount Not to Exceed $300,000 and Authorizing the County Administrator to Sign the Agreement. (Marsha Miller, Public Works Director; and Bill Morgan, County Engineer) (View Material)

 

5) ORDER 09-4-29-10/In the Matter of Entering Into a Three-Year Revenue Agreement with the City of Springfield for Engineering and Materials Testing Services in an Amount Not to Exceed $150,000 and Authorizing the County Administrator to Sign the Agreement (Marsha Miller, Public Works Director; and Bill Morgan, County Engineer) (View Material)

 

F. Board of Commissioners

 

1) ORDER 09-4-29-11/In the Matter of Appointing Molly Sargent to the Lane County Animal Services Advisory Committee (LCASAC). (Commissioner Handy) (View Material)

 

END OF CONSENT CALENDAR * * * *

 

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 29, 2009 - REGULAR MEETING (Continued)

 

6. COMMITTEE REPORTS

 

Legislative Committee

 

a. REPORT/Legislative Committee. (Alex Cuyler, Intergovernmental Relations Manager; and Judy Williams, Legislative Affairs Assistant) (estimated 5 minutes presentation; 15 minutes Q&A) (View Material)

 

7. COUNTY ADMINISTRATION

 

a. Announcements

 

8. COUNTY COUNSEL

 

a. Announcements

 

9. PERFORMANCE AUDITOR

 

a. Announcements

 

10. PUBLIC WORKS

 

a. ORDER 09-4-29-12/In the Matter of Providing Options for Usage Of 5% and 20% Blends of Biodiesel for the Lane County Vehicle and Equipment Fleet. (Marsha Miller, Public Works Director; and Howard Schussler, Assistant Public Works Director) (estimated 5 minutes presentation; 15 minutes Q&A) (View Material)

 

b. DISCUSSION/In the Matter of Discussing Policy Direction and Revenue Options for the Vacation, Surrender, and Relinquieshment of Public Right of Way. (Marsha Miller, Public Works Director; and D. Michael Jackson, County Surveyor) (estimated 15 minutes presentation; 30 minutes Q&A) (View Material)

 

1:30 p.m.   (Harris Hall Main Floor)

 

#11. PUBLIC HEARINGS

 

a. PUBLIC HEARING AND ORDER 09-4-29-13/In the Matter of the Surrender of a Portion of Old Coburg Road (CO. Rd. No. 180) to the City of Eugene. (NBA & PM 4/1/09) (D. Michael Jackson, County Surveyor) (estimated 5 minutes) (View Material)

 

12. CORRESPONDENCE TO THE BOARD

 

13. PUBLIC WORKS

 

c. REPORT BACK/Road Fund. (Marsha Miller, Public Works Director; and Tanya Heaton, Administrative Services Manager) (estimated 10 minutes presentation; 30 minutes Q&A) (View Material)

 

14. COMMISSIONERS' ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

15. OTHER BUSINESS

 

16. EXECUTIVE SESSION as per ORS 192.660

(Commissioners' Conference Room)

 

17. REVIEW ASSIGNMENTS

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THURSDAY, APRIL 30,  2009 – BUDGET COMMITTEE MEETING

6:00 p.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.

 

I. Committee Business

 

II. Budget Message

 

III. Budget Overview

 

IV. Property Tax Revenue Overview

 

V. Performance Management

 

VI. Public Hearing

 

 

*NOTE:  Estimated Times

 

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*NOTE: Next scheduled Board of Commissioners' Meeting Tuesday, May 5 and/or Wednesday, May 6, 2009.