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.
The department will present for review and individual completion the Best Practices Assessment Scorecard. This scorecard will provide the commission’s annual response to the Best Practices Key Performance Measure #19 for the 2013 Annual Performance Progress Report.
The department will present a 2013 APPR for review and comment. This report provides progress updates on key performance measure tracking.
The commission will receive an update by the director on recent matters concerning the department.
The commission will receive an update on projects related to marine renewable energy development being conducted in state waters at Camp Rilea, and in federal waters at the Pacific Marine Energy Center in Newport and the Principle Power WindFloat project near Coos Bay.
The commission will receive an update on a project that will result in the submittal to NOAA for a Geographic Location Description (GLD), for an area within the state’s Ocean Stewardship Area in federal waters. A GLD, once approved, will automatically trigger the federal consistency process for marine renewable energy projects seeking authorization from federal agencies in the delineated area.
The commission will hear from members of the North Coast Regional Solutions Team regarding regional priorities and projects. Team members will highlight completed projects, community successes and challenges, and work that is ongoing on regionally-significant projects.
Budget and Management Subcommittee
The subcommittee will discuss the department's current budget information. The subcommittee will report to the full commission during the commission meeting.
The tour will depart from the Port of Tillamook Bay on arranged transportation at 1pm. From the port, the commission will head north on Hwy 101 through downtown Tillamook, then west toward Netarts Bay and the ocean beaches. While heading out of the downtown area, we will pass the new Pelican Pub manufacturing/distribution center and tasting room and discuss economic development opportunities in downtown Tillamook and the region. In Netarts, the commission will receive a briefing on ocean acidification, changing ocean and estuary conditions, and adaptive management strategies employed by the Whiskey Creek Shellfish Hatchery. After Netarts Bay, the commission will travel to a nearby ocean beach public viewing and access point. At this stop, commissioners will have the opportunity to conduct a “mini” visual resource assessment similar to ones that were completed for the Territorial Sea Plan amendment process. From the ocean beach, the commission will head back to Tillamook for the final tour stop: the Oregon Solutions Southern Flow Corridor project. The commission will view multiple rivers, sloughs, tributaries and levees that converge just west of the City of Tillamook. The commission will receive a briefing on this project – one of the largest restoration and flood relief projects ever to be undertaken in Oregon. The tour will return to the Port of Tillamook Bay by 4pm.
4:00 PM – Roundtable
The commission will meet with invited guests and local government officials to discuss items of local concern.
The commission will initiate enforcement proceedings regarding the City of Damascus’ failure to comply with the commission’s enforcement order 13-CONT-COMPLY-001828. Such initiation will include the appointment of a hearings officer to conduct a contested case hearing.
The commission will receive a briefing by the department on the effort to propose a Long Range Policy Agenda.
The commission will receive a briefing on the intent of and requirements in Goal 9, Economic Development, and the administrative rule that implements this goal. The briefing will cover some of the issues encountered by cities and DLCD in implementing the goal.
The commission will receive an update on the recent activity of the Citizen Involvement Advisory Committee.
The commission will hold a public hearing to consider, and possibly adopt, minor and technical amendments to OAR chapter 660, division 6, Forest Lands, and division 33, Agricultural Land, to conform to recent legislation.
The commission will consider initiation of administrative rule amendments to clarify solar siting provisions regarding wildlife habitat protection. This item will include appointment of a rules advisory committee.
The commission will receive a briefing on work to prepare a report and recommendations to the 2014 Oregon Legislature regarding metropolitan scenario planning to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The report is required by House Bill 2001 (2009). Staff will review requirements of HB 2001, discuss work currently underway and seek direction from the Commission. The final report will be presented to the Commission for its review and approval at the January 2014 meeting.
The commission will approve their 2014 meeting schedule and will receive an update from the Budget and Management Subcommittee.
Agenda Item 17 – Other Business