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Board of Forestry: April 26 and 27, 2012
Meeting Details
Thursday, April 26, 2012
Oregon Board of Forestry - Public Business Meeting
10:00 a.m. – 3:15 p.m.
Best Western Agate Beach Inn
3019 N Coast Highway, Newport.

Friday, April 27, 2012
Oregon Board of Forestry and Environmental Quality Commission Joint Field Tour:
Mid-Coast Implementation Ready TMDL
8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Best Western Agate Beach Inn
3019 N Coast Highway, Newport.
On Friday, April 27, the Board will meet with the Environmental Quality Commission for a jointly-hosted field tour of the Mid-Coast Implementation Ready TMDL. Tour briefing will be held at 8:00 a.m. at the Best Western Agate Beach Inn, located at 3019 N Coast Highway, Newport., Oregon. Members of the public wishing to join the tour are asked to bring their lunch and provide their own transportation.

Audio Files
Consent and Item 1 Welcome, David E. Gilbert Resolution, State Forester and Board Member Comments, Public Comments [6.8 MB, 29 min.]
Item 2 Department of Forestry Fiscal Report [4.8 MB, 20 min.]
Item 3 2013-15 Biennial Budget Policy Packages [4.6 MB, 20 min.]
Item 5 Part 1 Perspectives on Water Quality [13.7 MB, 58 min.]
Item 5 Part 2 Continued presentation on Perspectives [10 MB, 42 min.]
Item 5 Part 3 Public Comment for Items 5 and 6 [3.5 MB, 15 min.]
Item 6 Rule Analysis Plan - Riparian Protection Standards [14.3 MB, 1 hour]

Minutes and Attachments
April 26, 2012
Meeting Minutes - April 26, 2012  [69 KB]
1. Resolution in Memoriam, David E. Gilbert [262 KB]
2. Public Comment, Eron King, Agenda Item 1A [659 KB]
3. Public Comment, Melissa Padgett, Agenda Item 1A  [368 KB]
4. Presentation, Water quality roles and responsibilities, Agenda Item 5 [1.5 MB]
5. Public Comment, Terry Mock, Ocean Mountain Ranch, Agenda Item 5 [483 KB]
6. Public Comment, Eron King, Video Clip, Agenda Item 5
7. Public Comment, Wayne Giesy, Agenda Item 5/6  [242 KB]
8. Public Comment, John Wooley, Agenda Item 5/6  [478 KB]
9. Presentation, Rule Analysis Process for Riparian Protection Standards on Small and Medium Fish Bearing Streams, Agenda Item 6  [525 KB]
10. Public Comment, Mary Scurlock, Agenda Item 6  [475 KB]

Pre-Meeting Materials
Thursday, April 26, 2012: Public Business Meeting
Consent Agenda

Item A. March 7 Meeting Minutes – WP0, IBI5 
Item B. Oregon’s Integrated Water Resources Strategy [47 KB]– WP0, IBI3 
          1. Oregon's Integrated Water Resources Strategy Executive Summary. [637 KB]
          2. IWRS Conclusion: Next Steps [122 KB]
          3. Draft letter of endorsement from the Board of Forestry [26 KB]
Action and Information

Item 1. State Forester and Board Member Comments [10 KB] WP0, IBI6
        A. Public Comments [topics not on agenda] [19 KB]
Item 2. Department of Forestry Fiscal Report [22 KB]
Provides an update on the current financial status of the agency. WP0, IBI3
         1. General Fund Budget after the 2012 Legislative Session[11 KB]
         2. Financial Dashboard [300 KB]
Item 3. 2013-15 Biennial Budget Policy Packages [19 KB]
Presentation to the Board of the proposed policy packages for the 2013-15 biennium. WP1, IBI5
         1. 2013-15 Biennial Budget Policy Package Summary by Program[108 KB]
*Item 4. Executive Session
Pursuant to ORS 192.660(2)(h), the Board will meet in Executive Session for the purpose of consulting with legal counsel. WP0, IBI9

Item 5. Perspectives on Water Quality [21 KB]
A joint meeting topic with the Environmental Quality Commission exploring roles and perspectives on water quality. WP0, IBI3
         1.Water Quality Issue Paper (originally presented at the January 2011 Board of Forestry meeting). [70 KB]          
         2. Regulation of Water Quality and Forest Practices. Briefing for the Oregon Board of Forestry, September 7, 2004. Ian Whitlock, Senior Assistant Attorney General and Larry Knudsen, Senior Assistant Attorney General. [574 KB]
Item 6. Rule Analysis Plan – Riparian Protection Standards for Small and Medium Fish Streams in Western Oregon [22 KB]
Presents timeline for rule analysis of riparian protection standards for small and medium fish bearing streams in western Oregon; describes objectives, context and sideboards for rule making; provides checklist for analysis milestones, legal implications, and Board decision points. WP6, IBI1
         1. Rule Analysis Process for Riparian Protection Standards on Small and Medium Fish Streams[136 KB]
Board Work Plans and Intermediate Board Issues are referenced on the agenda as WP_, IBI_. Links to current Board Work Plans can be found on the Board's website at www.oregonforestry.gov