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Board of County Commissioners' Business Meeting Minutes

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Thursday, Sept. 26, 2013 - 10 a.m.

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


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


Commissioner Tootie Smith


Chair Ludlow stated at the Sept. 19th Business Meeting, the Board announced the 2nd Reading for the Proposed Library Exclusion Ordinance that was originally scheduled for today is postponed. This issue will come back before this Board at the October 17, 2013 evening Business Meeting at 6 PM. We will have the proposed ordinance and a draft Board Order posted on the County Web page soon for folks to view. If people want to comment, they may do so during Citizen Communication.


  1. Eugene Schoenheit, Milwaukie – stated the proposed library code infringes on people’s rights – asked what the purpose of promoting this code.
  2. Stephen Madkour – stated there is no statutory requirement for patrons to inform the library staff they are carrying a concealed handgun – this provision has been stricken from the proposed ordinance.

  3. Carl Wikman, Milwaukie – West Linn – spoke about the Historic Covered Bridge program and invited the Board to an event on Sept. 28th celebrating the regions last covered bridge “Cedar Crossing”.
  4. Kevin Phillips, Beavercreek – asked for the emergency clause and the word “intoxication” be eliminated from the proposed exclusion ordinance.
  5. Board Discussion

  6. Richard Langdon, Portland – opposes Person in Charge (PIC) order and the exclusion ordinance.
  7. Aaron Auer, Oregon City – spoke about an outstanding citizen, Pastor Sherwood Vickson, Victorious Faith Church – and wanted his great work to be recognized.
  8. Jo HaverKamp, Oregon City – spoke against the exclusion ordinance
  9. Board Discussion

  10. Cyndi Lewis Wolfrum, Milwaukie – thanked the Board – asked if this proposed ordinance is new – feels there is no violation to our constitution as most folks are alleging.
  11. Stephan Madkour, state the proposed ordinance is an amendment to an existing ordinance from 2002, last amended in 2005.

  12. Les Poole, Gladstone – stated the proposed ordinance and PIC is an abuse of authority – referred to the Richard Langdon incident.
  13. Maryanna Moore, Gladstone – asked if the PIC employees will be trained.
  14. Chair Ludlow – yes our employees are trained.

  15. Herb Chow, Clackamas – asked if Alexander Gordon is a County employee – and referred to a court situation.
  16. Mack Woods, Canby – spoke in favor of Veterans and encouraged folks to vote.


  1. Presentation of the Oct. 17, 2013 Clackamas Shake Out, Supporting Earthquake Safety and the Annual Earthquake Drill
  2. Jay Wilson, Department of Emergency Management presented the staff report and showed a short video regarding the upcoming earthquake drill.


  1. Board Order No. 2013-77 Approving Annexation of the City of Johnson City into Clackamas River Water District
  2. Chris Storey, County Counsel presented the staff report.

    Chair Ludlow opened the public hearing and asked if anyone wished to speak, seeing none, he asked for a motion.


    Commissioner Savas: I move we approved the Board Order approving Annexation of the City of Johnson City into Clackamas River Water District.
    Commissioner Schrader: Second.
    Clerk call the poll.
    Commissioner Schrader: Aye.
    Commissioner Savas: Aye.
    Commissioner Bernard: Aye.
    Chair Ludlow: Aye - the motion is approved 4-0.




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


Commissioner Bernard: I move we approve the consent agenda.
Commissioner Schrader: Second.
Clerk call the poll:
Commissioner Bernard: Aye.
Commissioner Savas: Aye.
Commissioner Schrader: Aye.
Chair Ludlow: Aye - the motion is approved 4-0.

A. Health, Housing & Human Services

  1. Approval of a Service Contract between Clackamas County and Universal Energy; Energy Savers, Inc; RichArt Family, Inc. and Energy Comfort, Construction LLC, for Multiple Weatherization Projects Performed on Low-Income Dwellings Located throughout Clackamas County – Community Solutions
  2. Approval of an Intergovernmental Agreement with The State Board of Education acting by and through Portland State University Center for Improvement of Child and Family Services to Provide a Workforce Development and Training Program – Behavioral Health
  3. Approval of a Sub-recipient Agreement with the Clackamas Children’s Commission, Inc. for Intensive Home Visiting Services - Children, Youth & Families
  4. Approval of an Intergovernmental Agreement with the State of Oregon Department of Education – Youth Development Division for the Receipt of 2013-2014 Funds - Children, Youth & Families
  5. Approval of Amendment #03 of the Agreement with Daniel & Yeager, Inc. for Locum Tenens Staffing – Health Centers
  6. Approval of a New Revenue 340B Third Party Administrator Service Agreement with NEC Networks, LLC, dba CaptureRx for 340B Discount Drug Program Administrative Services - Health Centers
  7. Approval of a renewal Revenue Intergovernmental Agreement with Clackamas County Community Corrections to Provide Behavioral Health Services to Community Corrections Consumers – Health Centers
  8. Approval of Amendment #02 of the Revenue Agreement with Oregon Health & Science University for the CaCoon Program – Public Health

B. Department of Transportation & Development

  1. Approval of an Intergovernmental Agreement with Oak Lodge Sanitary District for the Kellogg Avenue and Risley Avenue Safety Improvements Project

C. Elected Officials

  1. Approval of Previous Business Meeting Minutes – BCC
  2. Board Order No. 2013-78 Cancelling Delinquent Manufactured Structure Personal Property Taxes for the Department of Assessment and Taxation – Assessor
  3. Board Order No. 2013-79 Cancelling Delinquent Personal Property Tax Accounts for the Department of Assessment and Taxation – Assessor
  4. Approval of a Grant Award Agreement with the State of Oregon Criminal Fine Account and Unitary Assessment Department for the District Attorney - DA

D. Community Corrections

  1. Approval of a Personal Service Contract with Bridges to Change Inc. to Provide Transitional Housing and Mentoring Services for Community Corrections



MEETING ADJOURN – 11:55 a.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.

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Public Services Building

Board of County Commissioners

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Address 2051 Kaen Road
Oregon City, OR 97045
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