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Board of County Commissioners' Business Meeting Minutes

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Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014 – 10 a.m.

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

PRESENT

Commissioner John Ludlow, Chair
Commissioner Paul Savas
Commissioner Tootie Smith
Commissioner Martha Schrader – via phone

EXCUSED

Commissioner Jim Bernard

CALL TO ORDER

I. PRESENTATION

  1. Recognition of WES Employee Michael Trent who was Awarded for William D. Hatfield Award for Operators of Wastewater Treatment Plants Michael Read, Water Environment Services introduced Michael Trent and spoke about the importance of receiving this award. Board Discussion Sherry Hall, County Clerk gave a brief update on the upcoming Nov. 4, 2014 Election.

II. CITIZEN COMMUNICATION

  1. Rick Cook, Lake Oswego – gave a report on the Stafford Hamlet October Advisory vote. Board Discussion
  2. Yvonne Lazarus, Milwaukie – concerned about the small business in Oak Grove who were displaced due to Milwaukie light rail; importance of voting.
  3. Maryanna Moore, Gladstone – need for more street lighting in her neighborhood; importance of voting.
  4. Les Poole, Gladstone – issues involving Metro.
  5. Mack Woods, Canby – supports Veterans and the right to vote. * taken out of order
  6. *Thelma Haggenmiller, Oak Grove – the parks measure 3-451 is confusing – encourages folks to vote no.

III. PUBLIC HEARING

Chair Ludlow announced the Board will recess as the Board of County Commissioners and convene as the North Clackamas Parks & Recreation District Board of this next item.

NORTH CLACKAMAS PARKS & RECREATION DISTRICT

  1. Second Reading of Ordinance No. 06-2014, an Amendment to North Clackamas Parks & Recreation District’s Parks and Recreation System Development Charge on New Developments - First Reading was Oct. 16, 2014
  2. Chris Storey, County Counsel and Gary Barth, Business & Community Services presented the staff report.

    Chair Ludlow opened the public hearing and stated there are some folks singed up to speak. *Thelma Haggenmiller (*see Citizen Communication #6)

    1. Michael Morrow, Happy Valley City Council – spoke in support. Board Discussion

Chair Ludlow closed the public hearing and asked for a motion.

MOTION:

Commissioner Smith: I move we read Ordinance No. 06-2014 by title only.
Commissioner Schrader: Second.
Clerk calls the poll.
Commissioner Schrader: Aye.
Commissioner Smith: Aye.
Commissioner Savas: Aye.
Chair Ludlow: Aye – the motion passes 4-0.
Chair Ludlow asked the Clerk to read the ordinance by title only, he then asked for a motion to adopt the ordinance.

MOTION:

Commissioner Savas: I move we adopt Ordinance No. 06-2014, an Amendment to North Clackamas Parks & Recreation District’s Parks and Recreation System Development Charge on New Development.
Commissioner Smith: Second.
Clerk calls the poll.
Commissioner Savas: Aye.
Commissioner Smith: Aye.
Commissioner Schrader: Aye.
Chair Ludlow: Aye – the motion passes 4-0.

Chair Ludlow announced the Board will adjourn as recess as the North Clackamas Parks & Recreation District Board and re-convene as the Board of County Commissioners for the remainder of the meeting.

IV. DISCUSSION ITEMS

Health, Housing & Human Services

  1. Adoption of the Clackamas County 2014 Update to the 10 Year Plan and Policy to End Homelessness Brenda Durbin, Social Services presented the staff report. Board Discussion
  2. Chair Ludlow announced this is a public discussion item with folks signed up to speak.

    1. Martha McLennan, NW Housing Alternative spoke in support of the 10 year plan.
    2. Angela Trimble, NW Housing Alternative spoke in support of the 10 year plan.
    3. Christa McNeese, Clackamas County Social Services, HOPE Supportive Housing Program introduced Mike Miller a recent graduate of the program.
    4. Mike Miller, Oregon City – shared his experiences of being homeless and overcoming it through the HOPE program. Board Discussion

    MOTION:

    Commissioner Smith: I move we adopt the Clackamas County 2014 Update to the 10 Year Plan and Policy to end homelessness.
    Commissioner Savas: Second.
    Commissioner Schrader: Aye.
    Commissioner Smith: Aye.
    Commissioner Savas: Aye.
    Chair Ludlow: Aye – the motion passes 4-0.

    County Administration

  3. Discussion Regarding Metro’s Climate Smart Communities Strategy Dan Chandler, County Administration presented the staff report including a PowerPoint presentation. Board Discussion
  4. Chair Ludlow announced this is a public discussion item with folks signed up to speak.

    1. Les Poole, Gladstone – spoke in opposition.
    2. Maryanna Moore, Gladstone - spoke in opposition.
    3. John Lee Jr., Chair of Republican Party – spoke in opposition of Climate Smart. He also shared his views on road maintenance.
    4. Chuck Wiese, Portland, Meteorologist – spoke in opposition.
    5. Dr. Gordon Fulks, Troutdale – spoke in opposition. Board Discussion

Chair Ludlow thanked everyone for speaking today. The purpose of this discussion item was to allow the public to provide feedback and perspective to the Board of Commissioners. The Commissioners can then use this feedback with providing their own input to Metro.

V. CONSENT AGENDA

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

MOTION:

Commissioner Smith: I move we approve the consent agenda.
Commissioner Schrader: Second.
Clerk calls the poll.
Commissioner Schrader: Aye.
Commissioner Smith: Aye.
Commissioner Savas: Aye.
Chair Ludlow: Aye – the motion passes 4-0.

A. Health, Housing & Human Services

  1. Approval of a Construction Contract Change Order with TS Gray Construction for the Rehabilitation of the Historic Francis Ermatinger House Project in Oregon City – Housing & Community Development

B. Department of Emergency Management

  1. Approval of an Intergovernmental Agreement with the Regional Disaster Preparedness Organization (RDPO) to Establish an Intergovernmental Organization to Strengthen the Regions’ Disaster Preparedness, Response and Recovery Capabilities

C. Elected Officials

  1. Approval of Previous Business Meeting Minutes – BCC

VI. DEVELOPMENT AGENCY

  1. Approval of a Contract with Harper Houf Peterson Righellis, Inc. for Consulting Services for Engineering Design and Construction Plans for the Otty Street Realignment Project - Purchasing

VII. COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR UPDATE

VIII. COMMISSIONERS COMMUNICATION

MEETING ADJOURNED – 12:33 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. You may also order copies from any library in Clackamas County or the Clackamas County Government Channel. www.clackamas.us/bcc/business.html

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