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Thursday, April 11, 2013 - 10 a.m.

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

PRESENT:

Commissioner John Ludlow, Chair
Commissioner Jim Bernard
Commissioner Paul Savas
Commissioner Martha Schrader
Commissioner Tootie Smith

I. CALL TO ORDER

MOTION:

Commissioner Schrader: I move we approve the order of the agenda.
Commissioner Smith: Second.
Clerk call the roll.
Commissioner Bernard: Aye.
Commissioner Smith: Aye.
Commissioner Schrader: Aye
Commissioner Savas: Aye.
Chair Ludlow: Aye.
Chair Ludlow – The motion is approved 5-0.

II. CITIZEN COMMUNICATION

  1. Faith Leith, Oregon City – comments regarding United Nations agenda 21 dealing with sustainability.
  2. Greg Baartz-Bowman, Milwaukie – opposition of the Sunnybrook west project.
  3. Cyndi Lewis-Wolfrum, Milwaukie – Board position on community safety.
  4. Les Poole, Gladstone – concerns about Sunnybrook project.
  5. Mack Woods, Canby – in opposition to LCDC

III. PUBLIC HEARING

  1. Public Hearing on the Proposed Housing and Community Development 2013 Action Plan
  2. Chuck Robbins, Community Development presented the staff report.

    Board Discussion

    Chair Ludlow opened the public hearing and asked if anyone would like to speak.

    1. Scott Archer, City of Oregon City - spoke in support.
    2. Martha McLennan, Milwaukie – spoke in support.
    3. Maryanna Moore, Gladstone – asked if this plan will benefit Gladstone – how Gladstone can get block grant support.

    Board Discussion

    Chair Ludlow announced there is no Board action on this item today; it will come back for Board action on the May 2, 2013 Business meeting agenda.

IV. DISCUSSION ITEMS

    Business and Community Services

  1. Approval of an Intergovernmental Agreement Related to the Redevelopment of the Blue Heron Site
  2. Gary Barth, Business & Community Services, Catherine Comber, Economic Development and Danielle Cowan, Tourism and Cultural Affairs presented the staff report.

    Board Discussion

    MOTION:

    Commissioner Smith: I move we approve the Intergovernmental Agreement related to the Redevelopment of the Blue Heron Site.
    Commissioner Schrader: Second.
    Clerk call the poll:
    Commissioner Smith: Aye.
    Commissioner Schrader: Aye.
    Commissioner Savas: Aye.
    Commissioner Bernard: Aye.
    Chair Ludlow: Aye.
    Chair Ludlow – the motion is approved 5-0

    The Board will adjourn as the Board of County Commissioners and convenes as the Development Agency for the next item.

    Business and Community Services

  3. Presentation of the Clackamas Regional Center Working Group’s Recommended Work Program for the Clackamas Town Center Urban Renewal District
  4. Dan Johnson, Development Agency presented the staff report.

    Board Discussion

    Chair Ludlow stated there are several people who have signed up to speak on this issue.

    1. Fred Charlton, Clackamas Fire District No. 1
    2. Jason Tuck, Happy Valley City Manager
    3. Sheriff Craig Roberts
    4. Pat Russell, Milwaukie
    5. Cyndi Lewis Wolfram, Milwaukie
    6. Steve Hayes, Milwaukie
    7. David Kelly, North Clackamas Chamber
    8. Kelsey Reed, Trackers Earth - Portland
    9. Anna Geller, Happy Valley
    10. Shelly Parini, Happy Valley
    11. Chris Runyard, Portland – Three Creeks Natural Areas
    12. Kate Greenfield, Wilsonville
    13. Dave Hedges, City Council President for the City of Milwaukie
    14. Mack Woods, Canby
    15. Nancy Hall, Happy Valley
    16. Jim Knapp, Oak Grove

    Board Discussion
    A verbatim transcript of the following motions is available upon request.

    MOTION:

    Commissioner Smith: I move we return all the urban renewal dollars to the original taxing districts from which it came.
    Chair Ludlow: Second.
    Board Discussion
    Chair Ludlow – clerk please call the poll.
    Commissioner Savas No.
    Commissioner Bernard No.
    Commissioner Smith Aye.
    Commissioner Schrader No.
    Chair Ludlow Aye.
    Chair Ludlow - The motion fails 3-2.

    MOTION:

    Commissioner Bernard: I move that we adopt the final recommended work plan for Clackamas Town Center Urban Renewal District, subject to the following adjustments. Increase the amount of funding dedicated to community uses and recommend that the Board include priorities to transportation related improvements such as Monterey Avenue and other adjustments.
    Commissioner Schrader: Second.
    Board Discussion
    Chair Ludlow – Clerk please call the poll.
    Commissioner Bernard Aye.
    Commissioner Smith No.
    Commissioner Schrader Aye.
    Commissioner Savas No.
    Chair Ludlow No.
    Chair Ludlow - Motion fails 3-2.
    Board Discussion

    MOTION:

    Commissioner Savas: I move that we select the direct investment option and we move to identify those projects as soon as possible.
    Commissioner Bernard: Second.
    Board Discussion
    Chair Ludlow - Restate the motion please.
    Commissioner Savas: I move to select the direct investment option and that the Board would meet soon to figure out which projects to prioritize. That’s a summary.
    Commissioner Bernard: Second
    Chair Ludlow - Clerk take the poll please.
    Commissioner Savas Aye.
    Commissioner Smith Aye.
    Commissioner Schrader Aye.
    Commissioner Bernard Aye.
    Chair Ludlow Aye.
    Chair Ludlow – the motion passes 5-0.

    Steve Wheeler - So with that I will try to reschedule, if we need to, the Board’s schedule for next Tuesday for a study session to get on this because you need to know and we need to know for budget purposes to get moving.

    The Board adjourned as the Development Agency and re-convened 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 Savas: I move we approve the consent agenda.
Commissioner Schrader: Second.
Clerk call the poll.
Commissioner Savas: Aye.
Commissioner Schrader: Aye.
Commissioner Smith: Aye.
Commissioner Bernard: Aye.
Chair Ludlow: Aye.
Chair Ludlow – The motion is approved 5-0.

A. Health, Housing & Human Services

  1. Approval to Apply for the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Treatment Drug Courts Grant Opportunity – Health Centers

B. Department of Transportation & Development

  1. Board Order No. 2013-19 Approving the Expansion of the Development Liaison Committee

C. Elected Officials

  1. Approval of Previous Business Meeting Minutes – BCC

VI. WATER ENVIRONMENT SERVICES

  1. Board Order No. 2013-20 Accepting the Final Cost Report and Setting the Public Hearing for the Assessment District 2009-1 Clackamas County Service District No. 1

VII. COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR UPDATE

VIII.COMMISSIONERS COMMUNICATION

MEETING ADJOURNED – 1:05 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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Board of County Commissioners

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Address 2051 Kaen Road
Oregon City, OR 97045
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