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Board of County Commissioners' Business Meeting Minutes

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Thursday, Dec. 5, 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



  1. Presentation Recognizing Completion of the Clackamas Broadband Express Grant
  2. David Cummings, Dave Devore and Duke Dexter, Technology Services presented the staff report. David Cummings acknowledged some of the people and staff who worked on this issue. He showed a PowerPoint and a film that highlights this project.

    Board Discussion


  1. Barbara Kemper, Clackamas – spoke regarding DEQ letter regarding Clackamas Composting.
  2. Board Discussion

  3. Kevin Phillips, Beaver Creek – spoke regarding Article 1 Section 5 regarding the association with religious groups.
  4. Les Poole, Gladstone – spoke regarding the Trolley Trail property.
  5. Cyndi Lewis Wolfram, Milwaukie – spoke regarding the DEQ letter and the permit process for Clackamas Composting.


    County Administration

  1. Approval of Resolution No. 2013-94 on the Columbia River Crossing and its Effect on Interstate 205 in Oregon
  2. Dan Chandler, Strategic Policy Administrator presented the staff report with a PowerPoint presentation. This item was discussed at the November 14, 2013 Business meeting.
  3. Board Discussion

    Chair Ludlow opened this item for public comment.

    1. Joe Cortright, Economist with Impresa, Portland – supports the proposed resolution; He has been working on the Columbia River Crossing project for several years and shared important data.
    2. Anne Marie Gurney, Portland – opposes the CRC.
    3. Les Poole – Gladstone – supports the Board’s resolution and Joe Cortright’s data.
    4. Peter Welk, Molalla – this is an expensive project and he appreciates the Board’s resolution.
    5. Steve Schopp, Tualatin – opposes the CRC – referred to data from Clark County.
    6. Maryanna Moore, Gladstone – opposes the CRC.

    Board Discussion

    Chair Ludlow asked for a motion.


    Commissioner Smith: I move we approve the Resolution on the Columbia RiverCrossing and its Effect on Interstate 205 in Oregon.
    Commissioner Bernard: Second.
    Board Discussion
    Clerk to call the poll:
    Commissioner Smith: Aye.
    Commissioner Schrader: Aye.
    Commissioner Savas: Aye.
    Commissioner Bernard: Aye.
    Chair Ludlow: Aye. The motion is approved 5-0.


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 to call the poll:
Commissioner Bernard: Aye.
Commissioner Smith: Aye.
Commissioner Schrader: Aye.
Commissioner Savas: Aye.
Chair Ludlow: Aye. The motion is approved 5-0.

A. Health, Housing & Human Services

  1. Approval of an Interagency Agreement between the Development Agency and Community Development for the Bell Road Pedestrian Street Improvements Project within the North Clackamas Revitalization Area – Community Development
  2. Approval of a Funding Agreement with United Way of the Columbia-Willamette to Provide Short-Term Rent and Mortgage Assistance Services to Low-Income Families in Clackamas County who are at Risk of Losing their Housing – Social Services
  3. Approval of Amendment No. 1 to a Residential Treatment Services Agreement with Youth Villages, Inc. – Behavioral Health
  4. Approval of Amendment to the Revenue Intergovernmental Agreement with Clackamas County Community Corrections, to Provide Behavioral Health Services to Community Corrections’ Consumers – Health Centers

B. Elected Officials

  1. Approval of Previous Business Meeting Minutes – BCC

C. County Counsel

  1. Authorization to Settle Miller v Clackamas County

D. Department of Emergency Management

  1. Approval of Fiscal Year 2011 Urban Area Security Initiative Local Grant Agreement with the City of Lake Oswego
  2. Approval of Fiscal Year 2012 Emergency Management Performance Grant Amendment No. 1 with the State of Oregon




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

Phone number 503-655-8581
Address 2051 Kaen Road
Oregon City, OR 97045
Hours Monday to Thursday
7 a.m. to 6 p.m.