January 16, 2004

9:00 a.m.

Commissioners' Conference Room

APPROVED 9/15/04


Commissioner Bobby Green, Sr., presided with Commissioners Bill Dwyer, Don Hampton, Anna Morrison and Peter Sorenson present.  County Administrator Bill Van Vactor, County Counsel Teresa Wilson and Recording Secretary Melissa Zimmer were also present.




a.         ORDER 04-1-16-1/In the Matter of Authorizing a Sheriff’s Sale of Surplus County Owned Real Property and Delegating Authority to the Property Management Officer to Remove Any Particular Property from Said Sale If Determined to Be in the County’s Best Interest (Jeff Turk)


            Jeff Turk, Management Services, indicated the county administrator approved putting the property up for sale and he wanted to expedite the sale as soon as possible.


            MOTION: to approve ORDER 04-1-16-1.


            Dwyer, MOVED, Sorenson SECONDED.


            Assistant County Counsel Stephen Vorhes said they would continue to work on the interim solution.  He added it might be a minimal arrangement to keep the water flowing to allow the sale instead of making improvements.  With regard to the previous owner, Vorhes stated the PUC preferred not to see them take over.


            VOTE: 5-0.


            2.         Introductions


                        Green explained there is a vacancy in Representative District 8 due to the resignation of State Representative Floyd Prozanski.  He noted that pursuant to Oregon Revised Statute 171.060(1) and OAR 165.010-0060, the Board was notified of the vacancy. He said  Representatives of District 8 met on Monday, January 5, 2004 to choose nominees to fill the vacancies.  He said the nominees are Randy Derrick, Paul R. Holvey and Mike Bonner.  He said the Board of Commissioners is to appoint one person from the list


            3.         Overview of Process

                        Green indicated for the interviews Mike Bonner will be first, Randy Derrick  second and Paul Holvey third.  He added the presentations would be no longer then ten Minutes.


            4.         Action (Commissioner Bobby Green, Sr.)


                        a. ORDER 04-1-16-9/In the Matter of Filling the Vacancy in the Legislative Assembly, Representative District 8.


                        MOTION: to nominate Paul Holvey for Representative of District 8.


                        Green MOVED, Hampton SECONDED.


                        Sorenson disclosed how he knew each representative.


                        VOTE: 5-0.


There being no further business, Commissioner Green adjourned the meeting at 11:15 a.m.


Melissa Zimmer

Recording Secretary