At the July 29-30, 2014, OWEB Board meeting in The Dalles, staff will request Board approval of proposed administrative rules and implementation guidance for Outcome-Based Watershed Council Operating Capacity Grants (Council Capacity Grants). Staff will also request the Board establish deadlines for the 2015-2017 Council Capacity Grant cycle. The staff report summarizes the program review, rulemaking process, changes to the proposed rules and guidance, next steps, and staff recommendations to the Board.
July 2014 Agenda Item E: Staff Report to the Board: Council Capacity Rules and Guidance Adoption
Attachment A: Rulemaking Advisory Committee
Attachment B: Council Capacity Grant Rulemaking Response to Public Comments
Attachment C-1: Proposed Rules (redlined)
Attachment C-2: Proposed Rules (clean)
Attachment D: Proposed Guidance
Attachment E: Council Capacity Grant Process
Attachment F: Eligibility and Merit Criteria Overview
Attachment G: June 2014 Map of Locally Recognized Watershed Councils
Attachment H: 2015-2015 Council Capacity Grant Schedule
Additional documents not included in staff report
Summary of guidance document changes
How to provide comments
Comments will be accepted on:
Deadline: July 22, 2015 at 5pm.
How to submit: Email to Courtney.Shaff@state.or.us or mail to OWEB, Courtney Shaff, 775 Summer Street NE, STE.360, Salem OR 97301.
Public Testimony at the Board Meeting
When: July 29, 2014 Agenda Item E
The Board will accept public testimony on: