March 30, 2010
Harris Hall Main Floor
Commissioner Bill Fleenor presided with Commissioner Rob Handy, Pete Sorenson and Faye Stewart present. Bill Dwyer was excused. County Administrator Jeff Spartz, County Counsel Liane Richardson and Recording Secretary Melissa Zimmer were also present.
DISCUSSION/Briefing on the Draft Recovery Plan for
Suzanne Knapp, National Resources
Advisory to Governor Kulongoski and Gail Achterman, Institute for National
Resources, OSU, gave a presentation on the Draft Recovery Plan for the
9. COMMISSIONERS' ANNOUNCEMENTS
Stewart announced April 8 at 6:00
Fleenor asked if they were sufficient discretionary funds.
Spartz indicated they had the money.
Stewart requested $500.
Handy said he would be supportive and he requested support for the Human Rights Summit for the first week of April. He asked for Board support. He wanted a comprehensive look at the contingency fund instead of in an ad hoc way.
Fleenor asked if they should be paying for all of the CAPS meetings and other public sectors asking for meetings. He asked if they also had to pay for the insurance certificates.
Sorenson asked why CAPS couldnít hold their meeting at a place that charged a lower fee. He wanted more answers to the questions. He said they were told it was going to be a volunteer effort and not involve taxpayer funds.
Stewart indicated that Tate did not
ask him for any money. She told him
what the cost was and he thought it was something the Board could pay for as
they are operators of the
Fleenor thought they had to be careful about setting a precedent without thinking of the consequences.
Handy wanted to give this matter to the agenda team to take requests from the commissioners. He indicated that he will put in a request for the Human Rights Conference.
Fleenor indicated the agenda team is meeting tomorrow and they will take this up. He said they need to know how much money is in the contingency and what the other commissioners will be requesting. He indicated that they could put this under other business.
10. EXECUTIVE SESSION as per ORS 192.660
There being no further business, Commissioner Fleenor adjourned the meeting at 3:20 p.m.