The commission will meet in Executive Session to consult with counsel concerning legal rights and duties regarding current litigation or litigation likely to be filed. ORS 192.660(2)(h)
AGENDA ITEM 1 – Approve Agenda
AGENDA ITEM 2 – Public Comment
This part of the agenda is for comments on topics not scheduled elsewhere on the agenda. The chair may set time limits (usually three minutes) for individual speakers. The maximum time for all public comments under this agenda item will be limited to 30 minutes. If you bring written summaries or other materials to the meeting please provide the commission assistant with 20 copies prior to your testimony. The commission is unable to take action, at this meeting, on items brought to their attention in this forum.
State law requires commission approval of the director’s decision to seek review of a local government land use decision, expedited land division or limited land use decision. Only the director or department staff on the director’s behalf, the applicant and the affected local government may submit written or oral testimony concerning commission approval of a director’s recommendation to file or pursue appeal or an intervention in an appeal of a land use decision, expedited land division or limited land use decision.
The commission will consider appointing new Citizen Involvement Advisory Committee members to represent districts 1, 2, 3 and 5.
The commission will receive an update on legislation relating to the department.
The commission will receive an update by the director on recent matters concerning the department.
The commission will receive an update on the Budget and Management Subcommittee.
AGENDA ITEM 8 – May 2013 – Land Use Planning Month
In honor of the 40th anniversary of the enactment of Senate Bill 100 creating Oregon’s unique land use planning system, Governor Kitzhaber will present the commission with a proclamation naming May 2013 Land Use Planning Month.
Staff from Oregon Consensus Program (OCP) will update the commission regarding the Dispute Resolution grant the commission approved to develop an educational video illustrating the advantages of alternative dispute resolution. The video will be shown as part of the presentation.
Metro staff will brief the Commission on status of Metro’s Climate Smart Communities Scenarios project. HB 2001, adopted by the 2009 Oregon Legislature directs Metro to undertake land use and transportation scenario planning that will culminate in selection of a preferred scenario in December 2014. Metro’s preferred scenario will be reviewed by the Commission and must meet GHG reduction targets adopted by the Commission in 2011. No commission action is required or requested at this time. However, the briefing is an opportunity for the Commission to provide informal feedback to Metro for its consideration as it develops and evaluates alternative scenarios
AGENDA ITEM 11 – Other
The commission reserves this time, if needed, for other business.
AGENDA ITEM 12 – The Past, Present and Future of Oregon’s Statewide Land Use Planning Program
In recognition of the 40th anniversary of the enactment of Senate Bill 100, the commission will participate in a panel discussion about the context in which the program operates and trends affecting near- and long-term prospects for land use and planning in Oregon. The panel will be comprised of: Sy Adler of Portland State University and author of Oregon Plans: The Making of an Unquiet Land-Use Revolution to address the historical context; Jon Horvick of Davis, Hibbitts & Midghall, Inc., a leading public opinion research firm, to illustrate current attitudes and opinions; and Arthur C. (Chris) Nelson of the University of Utah and author of Reshaping Metropolitan America: Trends and Opportunities to 2030 to provide a glimpse at where Oregon may be headed in the future. More information is available at http://www.oregon.gov/lcd/pages/SB100_40th_Anniversary.aspx.
Budget and Management Subcommittee