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Board of County Commissioners' Business Meeting Minutes

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Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013 - 6 p.m.

Public Services Building
2051 Kaen Rd., Oregon City, OR 97045

PRESENT:

Commissioner John Ludlow, Chair
Commissioner Paul Savas
Commissioner Martha Schrader
Commissioner Tootie Smith
Commissioner Jim Bernard
Housing Authority Commissioner Erica Allison

I. CALL TO ORDER

Chair Ludlow asked to move the three Housing Authority Consent Agenda items to discussion after Citizen Communication.

MOTION:

Commissioner Bernard: I move we approve the order of the Agenda as amended.
Commissioner Smith: Second.
Chair Ludlow – all those in favor/opposed:
Commissioner Bernard: Aye.
Commissioner Smith: Aye.
Commissioner Savas: Aye.
Commissioner Schrader: Aye.
Chair Ludlow: Aye.
Chair Ludlow – The motion passes 5-0.

I. HOUSING AUTHORITY CONSENT AGENDAmoved to discussion after Citizen Communication

II. PRESENTATION

  1. Presentation from Mt. Hood Search and Rescue Council -

    Tracy Moreland, Public and Government Affairs, presented the staff report. She introduced Ty Thompson and Rocky Henderson from the Mt. Hood Search and Rescue Council. They showed a PowerPoint presentation and photos of actual rescue operations. They also acknowledged all the folks who were in the audience who are volunteers for these rescue operations.

    The Board thanked everyone for coming to the meeting tonight and for their volunteer services to Clackamas County.

III. CITIZEN COMMUNICATION

  1. Ed Ahrens, Estacada - Land Use, Code Enforcement issues. Asked to for a meeting to resolve this issue.
  2. Joni Ahrens, Estacada - same issues as Mr. Ahrens.

    Chair Ludlow assigned Dan Chandler, Commissioner Policy Administrator to meet with the Ahrens and help resolve the issues.

  3. Tom Hester, Oregon City - asked about personal property tax for small business owners

    Board suggested he speak with Assessor Bob Vroman.

  4. Yvonne Lazarus, Milwaukie – asked about light rail and the contract obligation.
  5. Ken Howard, Eagle Creek – asked the Board to reverse the tree ordinance.
  6. Kevin Johnson, Gladstone - Easton Ridge issue.
  7. Brian Johnson, Gladstone - Code violation hearing.
  8. Les Poole, Gladstone - Trolley Trial – light rail issue.
  9. Richard Sagor, Welches - issues with the Code Enforcement Division – submitted a report.
  10. Eugene Schoenheit, Milwaukie – question of light rail to the voters.
  11. Nancy Hall, Happy Valley – Urban Renewal in regards to Eagle Landing project.
  12. Jim Knapp, Milwaukie – spoke against light rail and miscellaneous issues.
  13. Maryanna Moore, Gladstone - Gladstone library issue.
  14. Jo Haverkamp, Oregon City – spoke against Eagle Landing project.

    Board Discussion

IV. DISCUSSION ITEMS

I. HOUSING AUTHORITY CONSENT AGENDAmoved to discussion after Citizen Communication

Chair Ludlow announced the Board will convene as the Housing Authority Board for this next item.

  1. Approval of Resolution No. 1893: Authorizing the Execution and Delivery of Documents in Connection with the Financing, Development and Operation of the Easton Ridge Apartments
  2. Approval of Resolution No. 1894: Providing for the Issuance of Revenue Bonds of the Authority in a Principal Amount of Not to Exceed $17,000,000 for the Easton Ridge Apartments Renovation Project
  3. Approval of Resolution No. 1895: Providing for the Issuance of a Revenue Bond of the Authority in a Principal Amount of Not to Exceed $7,000,000 to Provide Bridge Financing for the Easton Ridge Apartments Renovation Project

    Cindy Becker, Health Housing and Human Services and Trell Anderson, Housing Authority presented the three Resolutions before the Board today regarding the Easton Ridge Apartment project. They gave some back ground on this finance and scope of work on this project.

  4. Board Discussion

    Chair Ludlow stated there is one person who would like to speak on this issue.

    1. Kevin Johnson, Gladstone – opposes the project.
    2. Brian Johnson, Gladstone – opposes the project.

    Board Discussion

MOTION:

Commissioner Bernard: I move we approve Resolution No. 1893, Resolution No. 1894 and Resolution No. 1895 regarding the Easton Ridge Apartment Project as presented by staff today.
Commissioner Smith: Second.
Board Discussion including a request to table the motion, which was not seconded

Cindy Becker, Trell Anderson, Brian Carlton, Carlton Heart Architects and Mary Bradshaw, Housing Authority answered additional questions from the Board.

Chair Ludlow – all those in favor/opposed:

Commissioner Allison: Aye.
Commissioner Bernard: Aye.
Commissioner Smith: No.
Commissioner Savas: Aye.
Commissioner Schrader: Aye.
Chair Ludlow: No.
Chair Ludlow – The motion passes 4-2.
Board Discussion

SECOND MOTION:

Commissioner Savas: I move we direct staff to conduct a performance audit of the Housing Authority, create a Housing Authority Advisory Committee and, as needed we utilize our Facilities Maintenance Division to review Housing Authority properties.
Commissioner Schrader: Second.
Board Discussion
Chair Ludlow – all those in favor/opposed:
Commissioner Allison: Aye.
Commissioner Bernard: Aye.
Commissioner Smith: Aye.
Commissioner Savas: Aye.
Commissioner Schrader: Aye.
Chair Ludlow: Aye.
Chair Ludlow – The motion passes 6-0.

Chair Ludlow announced the Board will adjourn as the Housing Authority Board and will re-convene as the Board of County Commissioners for the remainder of the meeting.

V. CONSENT AGENDA

Chair Ludlow asked the Clerk to read the consent agenda by title – he then asked for a motion.

MOTION:

Commissioner Bernard: Move to approve the Consent Agenda.
Commissioner Smith: Second.
Board Discussion
Chair Ludlow – all those in favor/opposed:
Commissioner Bernard: Aye.
Commissioner Smith: Aye.
Commissioner Savas: Aye.
Commissioner Schrader: Aye.
Chair Ludlow: Aye.
Chair Ludlow – The motion passes 5-0.

A. Health, Housing & Human Services

  1. Board Order No.2013-01 Approval of Mental Health Director’s Designees to Authorize a Custody Hold under ORS 426.233 - Behavioral Health
  2. Approval of an Agency Service Contract with Northwest Family Services for Strengthening, Preserving & Reunifying Families – Family Navigator and Family Resource Coordinator Services – Children, Youth & Families
  3. Approval of an Agreement between Clackamas County and Easton Ridge LLC to use HOME Program Funds to Rehabilitate an Existing Affordable Multi-Family Rental Housing Project – Community Development

B. Department of Transportation & Development

  1. Approval of an Intergovernmental Agreement with Metro for Litter Collection Services
  2. Approval of an Intergovernmental Agreement with the City of Canby in its Capacity as Canby Utility for the Ability to Use the County Right-of-Way
  3. Approval of a Contract with OBEC Consulting Engineers, Inc. for Consulting Engineering Services for the East Barlow Trail Road MP 6.0 Restoration Improvements Project - Purchasing
  4. Approval of a Contract with Diversified Marine, Inc. Canby (MJ Lee) Ferry Propulsion System Retrofit - Purchasing

C. Elected Officials

  1. Approval of Previous Business Meeting Minutes – BCC

D. Technology Services

  1. Approval of the ORMAP Intergovernmental Agreement Contract No. 2995 between Clackamas County and the State of Oregon Department of Revenue

VI. COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR UPDATE

VII. COMMISSIONERS COMMUNICATION

MEETING ADJOURNED – 8:46 p.m.

NOTE: Regularly scheduled Business Meetings are televised and broadcast on the Clackamas County Government Channel. These programs are also accessible through the County’s Internet site. DVD copies of regularly scheduled BCC Thursday Business Meetings are available for checkout at the Clackamas County Library in Oak Grove by the following Saturday. You may also order copies from any library in Clackamas County or the Clackamas County Government Channel. http://www.clackamas.us/bcc/business.html

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