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January 16-17, 2013 Board Meeting Staff Reports

OWEB Board Meeting
Village Green Resort, Cascadia Ballroom
725 Row River Road, 
Cottage Grove, Oregon
Meeting Notice/Agenda

Staff Reports
Wednesday, January 16, 2013
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Agenda Item
  1. Board Member Comments
  2. Board Co-Chair Election
  3. Review and Approval of Minutes, September 11-12, 2012 Board meeting in Welches
  4. Executive Director Update
    1. Legislative Update  [PDF]
      • Attachment A - 2013 Legislative Committee Membership [PDF]
    2. Summer Creek Acquisition [PDF]
    3. October 2012 Grant Cycle [PDF]
    4. Oregon Plan Biennial Report [PDF]
    5. Oregon Plan / Governor's Priorities -- Forest Health and Salmon Strongholds [PDF]
  5. Land and Water Acquisitions [PDF]
    • This agenda item will include time for public comment, approximately 9:50 a.m.
    1. Attachment C - Overview and Results from Land Acquisition Project Monitoring [PDF]
    2. Attachment D - Revised Proposed Process for Land Acquisition Applications [PDF]
    3. Attachment F - Proposed Administrative Rules for Land Acquisition Grants [PDF]
      1. Summary of Public Comment [PDF]
      2. Rules Changes, with Tracked Changes [PDF]
      3. Rules Changes, clean - without Tracked Changes [PDF
  6. Watershed Council Support Update [PDF]
    1. Attachment D - Report on Watershed Council Support Listening Sessions [PDF]
    2. Presentation [PDF]
    3. Listening Session Comments, Final Report [PDF]
  7. Public Comment
    • Approximately 1:30 p.m., on any matter before the Board
  8. Willamette Partnership and the Thiess International Riverprize Presentation [PDF]
  9. Update from Federal Agencies about Watershed Health Evaluations [PDF]
  10. Discussion with Ron Alvarado, National Resources Conservation Service

    Thursday, January 17, 2013
  12. Budget and Spending Plan Update [PDF]
    1. Attachment B - Governor's Budget Summary [PDF]
  13. Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program Update [PDF]
  14. Partnership Update [PDF]
    1. Attachment A - Partnerships Report, Needs Assessment, Timeline and December 6, 2012 Meeting Summary [PDF]
    2. Attachment B - Deschutes and Willamette Special Investment Partnership Project Lists [PDF]
  15. April 2013 Grant Cycle Offering [PDF]
  16. Public Comment
    • Approximately 10:00 a.m., on any matter before the Board
  17. Governor's Sage Grouse and Healthy Rangelands Initiative [PDF]
  18. Pacific Coastal Salmon Recovery Fund (PCSRF) Update - ODFW Funding Request [PDF]
  19. Long-Term Investment Strategy Update  [PDF]
  20. Public Comment / Listening Session 
    • Approximately 12:45 p.m., this time is reserved for public comment on the Long-Term Investment Strategy described in agend item R, only. The Board is interested in hearing from stakeholders and will consider stakeholder input before making decsions to adopt a Long-Term Investment Strategy, planned for June 2013.