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State Land Board Meeting Summary - February 12, 2008
Consent Agenda
The Land Board approved the following items on the consent agenda: 
  1. Request for approval of the minutes of the October 9, 2007 State Land Board meeting.
  2. Request to initiate rulemaking to amend administrative rules governing the Natural Heritage Program and general rules of the agency.
  3. Request for authorization to submit legislative concepts for the 2009 legislative session to the Department of Administrative Services.
  4. Request for approval of the addition of approximately 600 acres known as the Tulana Tract in the Williamson River Delta, owned by the Nature Conservancy, to the Oregon Register of Natural Heritage Resources.
  5. Request for approval to initiate review and determination of the purchase of 2 parcels of land adjacent to the South Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve in Coos County.

Action Agenda
The Land Board approved the following items:
  1. Request for authorization for the direct sale of 651.48 acres of the Eight Dollar Mountain Tract to the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department and request for the adoption of a resolution to decertify the tract from management by the Oregon Department of Forestry.
  2. Request for approval of a territorial sea statutory easement for a fiber optic communication cable corridor landing for ACS Cable Systems, Inc. in Lane County.
  3. Request for approval of the release of 6.9 acres of Board of Forestry mineral rights in Lane County.
  4. Request for approval of the release of 115.36 acres of Board of Forestry mineral rights in Douglas County.

Informational Agenda
The Land Board heard presentations on:
  1. A consensus statement on marine protection developed by a consortium of business and conservation representatives. Spokespeople Cheryl Coon, Portland Audubon Society; Laura Anderson, coastal businesswoman; and Mark Hixon, Oregon State University, gave a power point presentation   on the group’s shared vision for marine protection.
  2. The Land Management Division’s annual Asset Management Report which includes revenue generation, staff activities and other data for the division’s FY 2006-07 program of work.