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Board of County Commissioners' Business Meeting Minutes

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Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015 – 6 p.m.

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

PRESENT

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

EXCUSED

Commissioner Jim Bernard

CALL TO ORDER

I. CITIZEN COMMUNICATION

  1. Steve Schopp, Tualatin – prioritizing transportation projects in the County.
  2. Les Poole, Gladstone – our voice needs to be heard in Salem to protect our rights.
  3. Mack Woods, Canby – concerns with LCDC lack of using the grandfather clause.

II. PUBLIC HEARINGS

  1. Second Reading of Ordinance No. 03-2015 Amendments to Chapter 2.10 of the County Code Hamlets and Villages Program - First reading was 2-5-15 Stephen Madkour, County Counsel and Gary Schmidt, Public and Government Affairs, presented the staff report. Board Discussion

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

MOTION:

Commissioner Savas: I move we read the ordinance by title only.
Commissioner Smith: Second.
Clerk calls the poll.
Commissioner Smith: Aye.
Commissioner Schrader: Aye.
Commissioner Savas: Aye.
Chair Ludlow: Aye – the motion passes 4-0 – he asked the Clerk to read the ordinance by title only, then asked for a motion to adopt.

MOTION:

Commissioner Savas: I move we adopt Ordinance No. 03-2015 – Amendments to chapter 2.10 of the County Code Hamlets and Villages Program.
Commissioner Schrader: Second.
Clerk calls the poll.
Commissioner Schrader: Aye.
Commissioner Savas: Aye.
Commissioner Smith: Aye.
Chair Ludlow: Aye – the motion passes 4-0.

III. PUBLIC DISCUSSION ITEM

Public and Government Affairs

  1. Resolution No. 2015-13 Supporting Second Amendment Rights Gary Schmidt, Public & Government Affairs Director presented the staff report. Board Discussion
  2. Chair Ludlow announced this is a public discussion item and stated there are several folks signed up to speak.

    1. Sheriff Roberts,
    2. Libby Wentz, Gladstone - spoke in support.
    3. Lt. Powell, Oregon City – spoke in support.
    4. Rosie Stephens, Lake Oswego – supports the 2nd amendment, but opposed the resolution.
    5. Marge Easley, Representing the League of Women Voters – opposes the resolution and asked the Board to consider the alternate resolution submitted by the LWV.
    6. Jason Guswald, Molalla - spoke in support.
    7. Kim Klusmann, West Linn - spoke in support.
    8. Gretchen Holman, Oregon City - spoke in support.
    9. Traci Hensley, Canby - spoke in support.
    10. Casey Flesch, Oregon City - spoke in support.
    11. Kevin Starrett, Canby – Oregon Firearms Federation - spoke in support.
    12. Tena Olson, Oregon City – had questions regarding the resolution.
    13. John Savory, Canby - spoke in support.
    14. Jo Havercamp, Oregon City - spoke in support.
    15. Terry Schofield, Rogue River - spoke in support.
    16. Steve Schopp, Tualatin - spoke in support.
    17. Lee Richerson, Beaverton, spoke in support.
    18. Bob Westphal, Eagle Creek - spoke in support.
    19. Faith Leith, Oregon City – opposes the resolution.
    20. Thomas Eskridge, Molalla - spoke in support.
    21. Linda Eskridge, Molalla - spoke in support.
    22. David Berg, Lake Oswego - spoke in support.
    23. Jose Hernandez, Milwaukie - spoke in support.
    24. Jerry Kawski, Gresham – spoke in support.
    25. Ron Simmons, McMinnville - spoke in support.
    26. Michael Strickland, Milwaukie - spoke in support.
    27. Fran Mazzara, Welches – opposes the resolution.
    28. Joe Mazzara, Welches – opposes the resolution. Board Discussion
Chair Ludlow closed the public comment portion of this discussion item and asked for a motion.

MOTION:

Commissioner Smith: I move we approve the resolution supporting second amendment rights.
Commissioner Savas: Second.
Board Discussion
Clerk calls the poll.
Commissioner Savas: Aye.
Commissioner Smith: Aye.
Commissioner Schrader: Abstain.
Chair Ludlow: Aye – the motion passes 3-0-1.

IV. BOARD DISCUSSION ITEM

Public and Government Affairs

  1. Resolution No. 2015-14 Supporting a Feasibility Study to Transfer Federal Lands to State or Local Ownership Gary Schmidt, Public & Government Affairs Director presented the staff report. Board Discussion

Chair Ludlow asked for a motion.

MOTION:

Commissioner Smith: I move we approve the resolution Feasibility Study to Transfer Federal Lands to State or Local Ownership
Commissioner Savas: Second.
Board Discussion
Clerk calls the poll.
Commissioner Smith: Aye.
Commissioner Schrader: Abstain.
Commissioner Savas: Aye.
Chair Ludlow: Aye – the motion passes 3-0-1.

V. CONSENT AGENDA

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

MOTION:

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

A. Health Housing & Human Services

  1. Approval to Apply for a Continuation Grant for Oregon Department of Transportation Special Transportation Formula Funds Through Ride Connection, Inc. for Service Provided by Member of the Transportation Consortium of Clackamas County for Clackamas County Seniors and People with Disabilities

B. Department of Transportation & Development

  1. Resolution No. 2015-15 Declaring the Public Necessity and Purpose for Acquisition of Rights-of-Way and Easements for the 122nd Ave. and 132nd Ave. Sidewalk Connections Project and Authorizing Negotiations of Eminent Domain Actions

C. Public and Government Affairs

  1. Approval of Assignment of Personal Services Contract with Ball Janik LLP to Summit Strategies Government Affairs, LLC for Federal Representation Services - Purchasing

D. Elected Officials

  1. Approval of Previous Business Meeting Minutes – BCC
  2. Approval to Apply for the 2015-2017 Child Abuse Multi-Disciplinary Intervention (CAMI) MDT Grant for the District Attorney’s Office – District Attorney

E. Administration

  1. Board Order No. 2015-16 Adopting a Resolution for Participation in Funding Activities Oregon Office for Community Dispute Resolution

F. Emergency Management

  1. Approval of an intergovernmental Agreement between the City of Portland and Clackamas County for Purchase and Reimbursement Activities Related to the Use of the FY14 United States Department of Homeland Security’s Urban Area Security Initiative (UASI) Grant

VI. COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR UPDATE

VII. COMMISSIONERS COMMUNICATION

MEETING ADJOURNED - 8:52 p.m.

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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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