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Board of County Commissioners' Business Meeting Minutes

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Thursday, May 2, 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 – via internet
Commissioner Tootie Smith

I. CALL TO ORDER

MOTION:

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

II. CITIZEN COMMUNICATION

  1. Les Poole, Gladstone – stated the BCC Round Tables are a good venue for citizens to speak with Board – he also spoke about the Trolley Trail.
  2. Yvonne Lazarus, Milwaukie – asked if the BCC would revisit the CRC issue – spoke about the Trolley Trail and reminded folks to vote.
  3. Board Discussion

  4. Tena Olsen, Oregon City – spoke in support of light rail.
  5. Charles Savore, Oak Grove – ask the Board to be wise when spending tax payer’s money.
  6. Maryanna Moore, Gladstone – would like to see more Commissioners at the Round Table meetings – the public needs more information regarding the CTC urban renewal issue.
  7. Christine Kosinski, Oregon City representing the Beavercreek Hamlet - Spoke regarding safety conditions on Holly Lane – would like the County’s support to get more connector roads for the area.
  8. Board Discussion

III. PUBLIC HEARINGS
This item was taken out of order on the agenda

  1. Second Reading of Ordinance No. 01-2013 Amending Chapter 1.03 (Reserve Powers) of the Clackamas County Code - Proposed Ordinance Clarifies the County’s Ability to Address Public Safety Issues Related to Public Rail Transit - first reading was April 18, 2013
  2. Dan Chandler, County Administration presented the staff report.

    Board Discussion

    Chair Ludlow opened the public hearing and stated there is one person signed up to speak.

    1. Les Poole, Gladstone – said this issue could have been resolved long ago – thanked the Board for doing this today.

    Chair Ludlow closed the public hearing and asked for a motion to read the ordinance in full.

    MOTION:

    Commissioner Smith: I move we read the Ordinance No. 01-2013.
    Commissioner Schrader: Second.
    Board Discussion
    Clerk call the poll.
    Commissioner Savas: Aye.
    Commissioner Smith: Aye.
    Commissioner Bernard: Aye.
    Commissioner Schrader: Aye.
    Chair Ludlow: Aye.
    Chair Ludlow – The motion is approved 5-0.
    Steve Wheeler read the Ordinance in full.
    Chair Ludlow asked for a motion to adopt this ordinance.

    MOTION:

    Commissioner Smith: I move we adopt Ordinance No. 01-2013 amending chapter 1.03 (Reserved Powers) of the Clackamas County Code and Declaring an Emergency as presented today.
    Commissioner Schrader: Second.
    Clerk call the poll.
    Commissioner Schrader: Aye.
    Commissioner Bernard: Aye.
    Commissioner Savas: Aye.
    Commissioner Smith: Aye.
    Chair Ludlow: Aye.
    Chair Ludlow – The motion is approved 5-0.

The Board adjourned as the Board of County Commissioners and convene as Service District No. 1 for the next item.

This item was taken out of order on the agenda

  1. Board Order No. 2013-26 Levying the Final Assessments for Assessment District 2009-1 for the Costs of Construction of Sanitary Sewer Improvements within Clackamas County Service District No. 1
  2. Kathy Frasier, Water Environment Services and Chris Storey, County Counsel presented the staff report.

    Board Discussion

    Chair Ludlow opened the public hearing and stated there are several people who have signed up to speak.

    The following people in the Assessment area testified on this issue.

    1. Larry Kirk, SE May Street – would like an exemption – on a fixed income.
    2. Paul Schlichting, SE Hazel Street – asked for clarification on the 5% charge.
    3. Robert Miller, SE Alberta – feels they are being charged too much.
    4. Joe and Debbie Sterba –SE Alberta- fixed income – hard to pay.
    5. Nick Willkinson, SE Laura – never notified about the assessment – too much money.
    6. Roy Bruge, SE Needham – supports the new sewer improvements.
    7. Katie Gaffney, SE May Street – object to the costs and a requested an exemption.
    8. Josh Smith, SE Laura – Large bill – clarification on amount.
    9. Chris Booth, SE Hazel – asked if his property will have to pay for other area improvements.
    10. Robert Thorpe, NE 13th Terrace – Approves of sewers but thinks 5% is too high.
    11. Doug Tieson, SE Cornwell – would like more explanation on what happens if not paying for assessment.

    Chair Ludlow closed the public hearing.

    Board Discussion

    MOTION:

    Chris Storey stated the motion: the Board approve the Board Order levying the final assessments for Assessment District 2009-1 for the costs of construction of sanitary sewer improvements within Clackamas County Service District No. 1 and authorize staff to make adjustments pursuant to the responses to written objections stating valid grounds for adjustment.
    Commissioner Savas: So moved.
    Commissioner Bernard: Second.
    Clerk call the poll.
    Commissioner Schrader: Aye.
    Commissioner Bernard: Aye.
    Commissioner Savas: Aye.
    Commissioner Smith: Aye.
    Chair Ludlow: Aye.
    Chair Ludlow – The motion is approved 5-0.
    Board Discussion

Chair Ludlow adjourned as Clackamas County Service District No. 1 and re-convened as the Board of County Commissioners for the remainder of the meeting.

IV. DISCUSSION ITEMS

NO DISCUSSION ITEMS SCHEDULED

V. CONSENT AGENDA

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

MOTION:

Commissioner Bernard: I move we approve the consent agenda.
Commissioner Smith: Second.
Board Discussion
Clerk call the poll.
Commissioner Smith: Aye.
Commissioner Bernard: Yea.
Commissioner Schrader: Aye.
Commissioner Savas: Aye.
Chair Ludlow: Aye.
Chair Ludlow – The motion is approved 5-0.

A. Health, Housing & Human Services

  1. Approval of the Housing and Community Development 2013 Action Plan

B. Finance Department

  1. Approval of Cooperative Service Agreement between Clackamas County and the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Services and Wildlife Services for Predator Management

C. Elected Officials

  1. Approval of Previous Business Meeting Minutes – BCC

D. Business & Community Services

  1. Approval of the Timber Sale Contracts for the Elwood Timber Sale with Interior Pacific Inc.

VI. COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR UPDATE

VII. COMMISSIONERS COMMUNICATION

Meeting Adjourned - 12:50 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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Public Services Building

Board of County Commissioners

Phone number 503-655-8581
Email bcc@clackamas.us
Address 2051 Kaen Road
Oregon City, OR 97045
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7 a.m. to 6 p.m.