APPROVED 4/19/95

February 22, 1995
BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS' REGULAR MEETING
Harris Hall Main Floor - 1:30 p.m.

Vice-Chair Cindy Weeldreyer presided with Steve Cornacchia, Bobby Green and Jerry Rust present. Ellie Dumdi excused. Sharon Giles, Recording Secretary.

14. PUBLIC HEARINGS

a. SECOND READING AND PUBLIC HEARING/Ordinance No. PA 1067/In the Matter of Naming a Private Road Feather Drive.

Weeldreyer read this Ordinance into the record. Tom Dreschler discussed this Ordinance and Ordinance PA 1068 (to follow below). He indicated that staff recommends approval of both ordinances

Weeldreyer opened the public hearing on Ordinance PA 1067. There being no one present who wished to testify, Weeldreyer closed the public hearing. MOTION: Approval of the Ordinance. Cornacchia MOVED, Green SECONDED. The Secretary polled the Board. VOTE: 4 Ayes.

b. SECOND READING AND PUBLIC HEARING/Ordinance No. PA 1068/In the Matter of Renaming a Portion of Van Duyn Road to Pearl Street (16-03-33).

Weeldreyer read this Ordinance into the record, with Dreschler having discussed it previously. Weeldreyer opened the public hearing. There being no on present who wished to testify, Weeldreyer closed the public hearing. MOTION: Approval of the Ordinance. Cornacchia MOVED, Green SECONDED. The Secretary polled the Board. VOTE: 4 Ayes.

c. SECOND READING AND PUBLIC HEARING/Ordinance No. PA 1055/In the Matter of Adopting an Amendment to the Rural Comprehensive Plan to Change the Plan Designation From "Undesignated" and "Forest" to "Agriculture" and to Rezone From "Unzoned" "Impacted Forest Land, F-2/RCP" to "Exclusive Farm Use, E-40/RCP" on a 183 Acre Property Identified as Maps 19-01-11, Tax Lots 403 (portion) and 1600, and Map 19-01-14, Tax Lot 100 (File PA 326-94; Nelson).

Weeldreyer read this Ordinance into the record. Mike Copely briefly reviewed this item, recommending approval. Weeldreyer opened the public hearing. There being no one present who wished to testify, Weeldreyer closed the Public Hearing. MOTION: Approval of the Ordinance. Rust MOVED, Green SECONDED. The Secretary polled the Board. VOTE: 4 Ayes.

d. SECOND READING AND PUBLIC HEARING/Ordinance No. PA 1070/In the Matter of Amending the Rural Comprehensive Plan to Redesignate Land From "Forest" to "Rural," Rezoning that Land From "F-2/Impacted Forest Land" to "RR-5/Rural Residential 5," and Taking an Exception to Statewide Planning Goal 4, and Adopting Savings and Severability Clauses (File PA 2964-94; Nordahl).

Weeldreyer read this Ordinance into the record. Copely briefly reviewed this item, recommending approval. Weeldreyer opened the public hearing.

Laura Gillispie, 05291 Darr Rd., Florence, remarked that she was speaking as Mr. Nordahl's consultant, noting that the staff report provides a good summation. She passed around a map highlighting the property.

Andrew Nordahl declined to speak as his representative had spoken on his behalf.

Velma Goodlin, 87181 Munsel Lake Rd., Florence, stated that her property was on the west shore of Munsel Lake. She expressed concern regarding the water quality of Munsel Lake and the high water level on this proposed home site. Goodlin remarked that a home should not be constructed until there are public sewers. She indicated that fill has been done on this property and that this lake changes level by over four feet between winter and summer. Goodlin stated that she doesn't understand how there could be a safe septic system.

Robert Goodlin, 87181 Munsel Lake Rd., protested the map shown on the overhead projection. He expressed concern about notice on this matter. Goodlin indicated that the property is forest, not sand dune. He questioned Gillispie's support of this matter.

Weeldreyer closed the public hearing. She allowed Gillispie to address Mr. Goodlin's remarks. Gillispie indicated she had been quoted out of context, noting she had expressed concern about the older septic systems in the area which are not up to today's standards.

Responding to Rust, Copely referred to the issue of fill on this property, noting that Nordahl had performed fill activities without a permit and that the fill has been removed. Rust noted that the burden is on the applicant to prove that the land is not forest land. Responding to Rust, Copely indicated mixed feelings, remarking that the West Lane Planning Commission had discussed the matter at length and determined it was not forest land. Responding to Cornacchia, Copely remarked that there are protections built in with regard to vegetative cover. MOTION: Approval of the Ordinance. Cornacchia MOVED, Green SECONDED. The Secretary polled the Board. VOTE: 3 Ayes-1 Nay, Rust dissenting.

15. OTHER BUSINESS

Teresa Wilson, County Counsel, noted that these ordinances were continued from the morning agenda. She presented a replacement ordinance for No. 3-95, which adds a sunset clause. Wilson also introduced Ordinance 5-95, dealing with administrative expense, and Ordinance 6-95, an alternative which deals with an increase in the car rental tax percentage, leaving the $20 exemption in place. She noted that Ordinance 6-95 does not contain a sunset clause. Wilson also distributed information regarding area car rental agency rate information.

a. FIRST READING AND SETTING SECOND READING AND PUBLIC HEARING/Ordinance 5-95/In the Matter of Amending Chapter 4 of Lane Code to Authorize Payment of Administrative Expense from Car Rental Tax.

MOTION: Approval of the First Reading and Setting Second Reading and Public Hearing for March 29, 1995, 1:30 p.m., Harris Hall Main Floor. Cornacchia MOVED, Rust SECONDED. VOTE: 4-0.

b. FIRST READING AND SETTING SECOND READING AND PUBLIC HEARING/ Ordinance No. 6-95/In the Matter of Amending Chapter 4 of Lane Code to Increase the Car Rental Tax, Dedicate That Share of Revenue to County General Fund and Set an Effective Date of May 1, 1995.

MOTION: Approval of the First Reading and Setting Second Reading and Public Hearing for March 29, 1995, 1:30 p.m., Harris Hall Main Floor. Cornacchia MOVED, Rust SECONDED. Weeldreyer commented on the need for consistency, indicating that it would be her preference to have an increase in the tax. Rust stated that he would like to leave all options on the table at this time and have hearings on them all on the 29th and sort the issue out then. VOTE: 4-0.

c. FIRST READING AND SETTING SECOND READING AND PUBLIC HEARING/Ordinance No. 3-95/In the Matter of Amending Chapter 4 of Lane Code to Delete $20/Day Car Rental Tax Exemption, Dedicate that Share of Revenue to County General Fund, Set an Effective Date of May 1, 1995, and a Sunset Date of July 1, 1996.

MOTION: Approval of the First Reading and Setting Second Reading and Public Hearing for March 29, 1995, 1:30 p.m., Harris Hall Main Floor. Cornacchia MOVED, Rust SECONDED. There was concurrence to hold one public hearing on March 29 to allow debate on the three options. VOTE: 4-0.

Wilson indicated that she would notify all car rental agencies of the additional option presented and the date change for the public hearings. Cornacchia asked to hear from the industry regarding the financial impacts of each option.

13. COMMISSIONERS' ANNOUNCEMENTS

Weeldreyer stated that she had met with Sara Anderson Sprague over the lunch hour regarding the County's property on Pheasant Lane, noting that the neighbors have asked the County to look at rezoning the property to something more compatible with the neighborhood. There was consensus to direct Land Management to report back within 45 days with a zoning recommendation and then discuss processing it.

There being no further business, this meeting adjourned at 2:07 p.m.

 

Sharon Giles, Board Secretary