BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS' AGENDA

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TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 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. COMMISSIONERS' BUSINESS

 

a. HOUSE DISTRICT 14 INTERVIEWS

·                    Carol Horne Dennis

·                    Val Hoyle

·                    Steve Orton

(Each candidate will have 5 minutes for opening statements, followed by 140 minutes of a round table format of Q&A.  Candidates will then have 5 minutes for closing statements for a total of 170 minutes)

 

Noon - 1:30 p.m.   (recess)

 

1:30 p.m.   (Harris Hall Main Floor)

 

2. COMMISSIONERS' BUSINESS

 

a. DISCUSSION/The Future of the Lane County Events Center: One Option. (Eric Myers, co-founder Lane County Fairgrounds Repair Project, owner Cascadia Longboards; Dan Armstrong, co-founder Lane County Fairgrounds Repair Project, editor Mud City Press; Karl Morgenstern, Eugene Water and Electric Board, Drinking Water Source Protection Coordinator; Bob Parker, Director Community Planning Workshop; Lynne Fessenden, Executive Director of the Willamette Farm and Food Coalition) (estimated 20 minute presentation, 40 minutes Q&A)  View Material

 

b. DISCUSSION/Dialogue with Authorized Bargaining Union Representatives (Christopher J. Parosa,, President and Sarah Sabri, Vice President, Lane County Prosecuting Attorneys’ Association; Linda Hamilton, President, Federation of Oregon Parole and Probation Officers, Parole & Probation Unit (FOPPO); Lori Green, President, and Paula Medaglia, First Vice President/Chief Steward, American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME), local 2831) (estimated 3 minute introductory comment per union; 45 minutes Q&A; estimated total 60 minutes)

 

c. Commissioner Photos. (Amber Fossen, Public Information Officer) (estimated 30 minutes) (3:30 p.m. TIME CERTAIN)

 

3. COUNTY ADMINISTRATION

 

a. Announcements

 

4. COUNTY COUNSEL

 

a. Announcements

 

5. PERFORMANCE AUDITOR

 

a. Announcements

 

6. COMMISSIONERS' ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

7. REVIEW ASSIGNMENTS

 

8. EXECUTIVE SESSION as per ORS 192.660

(Commissioners' Conference Room)

 

9. OTHER BUSINESS

 

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TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2009 – JOINT ELECTED OFFICIALS MEETING

5:30 p.m.  (dinner for elected officials)

6:00 p.m. (Springfield City Hall, Library Conference Room, 225 5th Street, Springfield)

1. SECOND READING AND PUBLIC HEARING/Ordinance No. PA 1262/ In the Matter of Amending the Eugene-Springfield Metropolitan Area General Plan Text , Chapter III, Section D, Policy #11; Adopting an Exception to Statewide Planning Goal 15 (Willamette River Greenway) and Adopting a Severability Clause (File No. PA 09-5472) (NBA & PM 8/26/09). (Marsha Miller, Public Works Director; Stephanie Schulz, Planner) View Material

2. SECOND READING AND PUBLIC HEARING/ Ordinance No. PA 1261/In the Matter of Amending the Eugene-Springfield Metropolitan Area General Plan (Metro Plan) by Adding New and Separate Coordinated Population Forecasts for Eugene and Springfield and an Urbanizable Area for Each City and Adopting Savings and Severability Clauses. (File No. PA 09-5471) (Applicant: Springfield) (NBA & PM 8/24/09). (Marsha Miller, Public Works Director; Stephanie Schulz, Planner) (estimated 5 minutes) View Material

 

3. OTHER BUSINESS

a. Consideration of Alternate Public Hearing Process Regarding Transplan Planning Horizon. (Kurt Yeiter, Senior Planner, Eugene) View Material

 

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WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 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. PUBLIC HEARING

 

a. ORDER 09-9-23-1/In the Matter of Adopting the FY 2009-2010 Supplemental Budget #1, Making, Reducing and Transferring Appropriations. (Jeff Spartz, County Administrator; and Christine Moody, Sr. Management Analyst) (estimated presentation 10 minutes; estimated 25 minutes Q&A) View Material

 

#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. ADJUSTMENTS TO THE AGENDA

 

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

 

B. Children and Families

 

1) ORDER 09-9-23-2/In the Matter of Awarding Contracts to Family Relief Nursery in the Amount of $372,176, Relief Nursery, Inc. in the Amount of $598,167 and Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) in the Amount of $158,240 for the Period of July 1, 2009 Through June 30, 2011 and Delegating Authority to the County Administrator to Execute Contracts. (Alicia Hays, Children and Families Director; Serafina Clarke, Senior Program Services Coordinator) View Material

 

END OF CONSENT CALENDAR * * * *

 

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2009 - REGULAR MEETING (Continued)

 

7. COMMISSIONERS' BUSINESS

 

a. House District 14 Vacancy/Discussion and Deliberation. (10:30  a.m. TIME CERTAIN) (Commissioner Sorenson)

 

b.  Vote.

 

8. COUNTY ADMINISTRATION

 

a. Announcements

 

b. DISCUSSION/Timber and Wood Products Advocacy Task Force. (Commissioner Fleenor; Jeff Spartz, County Administrator; Alex Cuyler, Intergovernmental Relations Manager) (estimated 20 minute presentation; 20 minutes Q&A)  View Material View Material View Material

 

c. UPDATE/County College (Christine Moody, Sr. Management Analyst) (estimated 5 minute presentation; 10 minutes Q&A) View Material

 

9. COUNTY COUNSEL

 

a. Announcements

 

Noon - 1:30 p.m.   (recess)

 

1:30 p.m.   (Harris Hall Main Floor)

 

#10. PUBLIC HEARINGS

 

a. THIRD READING AND PUBLIC HEARING Ordinance No. PA 1258/In the Matter of Adopting the Coburg/Interstate-5 Interchange Area Management Plan as a Refinement to the Lane County Transportation System Plan and Co-Adopting the Plan as a Refinement to the City of Coburg Transportation System Plan; and Adopting a Severability Clause (File No. PA 09-5027, City of Coburg) (NBA & PM 7/22/09, 8/5/09 &9/16/09). (Marsha Miller, Public Works Director; Stephanie Schulz, Planner; and Celia Barry, Transportation Planning & Traffic Manager) (estimated 60 minutes)

 

b. SECOND READING AND PUBLIC HEARING AND ORDER 09-9-23-3/In the Matter of Approving a Project Design Concept for Pearl Street and Coburg Industrial Way as a Part of an Oregon Department of Transportation Planned Coburg Interstate-5 Interchange Area Improvement Project (NBA & PM 8/5/09). (Marsha Miller, Public Works Director; Celia Barry, Transportation Planning & Traffic Manager) (estimated 30 minutes)  

 

11. PUBLIC WORKS

 

a. DISCUSSION & ACTION/Providing Direction on a Process to Develop a Proposed Charter for the Formation of a Lane County Area Commission on Transportation. Marsha Miller, Public Works Director; Celia Barry, Transportation Planning & Traffic Manager; Matt Laird, Land Management Manager; Kent Howe, Planner; ) (estimated 20 minute presentation; estimated 40 minutes Q&A) (3:30 p.m. TIME CERTAIN) View Material

 

12. CORRESPONDENCE TO THE BOARD

 

Letter from Lisa Wolverton on behalf of the Lane County Animal Services Advisory Committee. View Material

 

13. COMMISSIONERS' ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

14. REVIEW ASSIGNMENTS

 

15. EXECUTIVE SESSION as per ORS 192.660

 

16. OTHER BUSINESS

 

*NOTE:  Estimated Times

 

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*NOTE: Next scheduled Board of Commissioners' Meeting Tuesday, September 29 and/or Wednesday, September 30, 2009.