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LCDC Meeting Reports, January 25-27, 2017

LCDC Meeting Reports January 25-27, 2017

Item 1 Convene Meeting
Item 2 Approve Agenda

Item 3 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.

Item 4 City of Portland Inclusionary Housing - Panel Presentation
City of Portland staff and invited panelists will present information on the city’s inclusionary housing program, undertaken under SB 1533 (2016). 
Item 5 2014-15 Farm and Forest Report
State law (ORS 197.065) requires the department to submit a report to the Legislature analyzing applications approved and denied for certain land uses in exclusive farm use and forest zones. The 2014-15 report will be presented to the commission prior to submittal to the Legislature. 

Item 5 Farm Forest Report DLCD Presentation

Item 5 Farm Forest Report ODF Presentation

Item 5 Farm Forest ODA Hand Carry Documents
Item 6 Southern Oregon Regional Pilot Program Draft Report to the Legislature
Department staff will present a draft report to the Governor and legislature regarding outcomes from the Southern Oregon Regional Pilot Program, a program resulting from Executive Order 12-07. The executive order directed state agencies to work with three Southern Oregon counties in developing a pilot program that allows appropriate additional regional variation in what lands must be planned and managed as farm and forest lands, and directed the department to report outcomes to the Governor’s Office and appropriate legislative committees. Department staff will share information regarding how the results of the pilot could influence future planning and policy efforts.

Item 7 Director’s Report
The commission will receive an update by the director on recent matters concerning the department.
Item 8 Commission Business
The commission will receive a Budget and Management subcommittee report and other commission business.

Item 9 Rulemaking – HB 4079 Affordable Housing Pilot Project
The commission will hold a public hearing and consider adoption of new administrative rules regarding the selection of two pilot projects under which an expansion of an urban growth boundary is authorized to develop affordable housing. This rulemaking is required under HB 4079 (2016), which directed the commission to establish a pilot program for two cities, one with a population up to 25,000, and one for a city with a population greater than 25,000.  

Item 9 Supplemental Packet Materials

Item 9 Survey Results 4079 Interested Parties

Item 9 Exhibit 3 Johnson
Item 10 Periodic Review – Wasco County Request for Initiation
The commission will consider a request from Wasco County to enter periodic review pursuant to ORS 197.629(6) and OAR 660-025-0035(1). 

Item 10 Supplemental Packet Materials
Item 11 Regional Solutions Team
North Coast Regional Solutions Team members will provide the commission with information on ongoing projects in the region. Updates will include reports on a range of economic development activities in the region including Port Westward and the McNulty Creek Industrial Park.
Regional Tour

Item 12 Rulemaking – Goal 5 Historic Resources
The commission will hold a public hearing on and possibly adopt proposed permanent rule amendments to Oregon Administrative Rule 660-023-0200, “Historic Resources,” a rule implementing part of Statewide Planning Goal 5, “Natural Resources, Scenic and Historic Areas, and Open Spaces.” The purposes of the proposed rule amendments are to: (1) achieve a well-articulated base level of protection for historic resources listed in the National Register of Historic Places that can be applied directly without the need to amend local codes; (2) clarify the circumstances under which the owner consent requirements in state statute apply to resources listed in the National Register; and (3) clarify who has standing under the owner consent provisions of state statute and highlight an alternate path for removing a local historic designation. Department staff will be accompanied by Ian Johnson, Associate Deputy State Historic Preservation Officer, Oregon Parks and Recreation Department.

Item 12 Supplemental Packet Materials

Item 12 Hand Carry Testimony
Item 13  Rulemaking – Metropolitan Green House Gas Reduction Targets
The commission will hold a public hearing and consider adoption of amendments to Oregon Administrative Rule chapter 660, division 44 (Metropolitan Greenhouse Gas Reduction Targets). The purpose of these proposed amendments is to add greenhouse gas reduction targets for the years 2040 through 2050. The targets are used for transportation planning to reduce emissions from passenger vehicles.

Item 13 Supplemental Packet Materials

Item 13 Presentation

Item 14 Metropolitan Transportation Planning Recommendations
The commission will receive a presentation and public comment on a proposed policy approach for future amendments to Oregon Administrative Rule chapter 660, division 12 (Transportation Planning Rules). The commission will not adopt rule amendments at this meeting, but may give policy direction and establish a schedule for future rulemaking. The rulemaking would revise the requirements for local governments in metropolitan areas to plan for increasing transportation choices.

Item 14 Supplemental Packet Materials

Item 15 Request to Appeal
State law requires commission approval of a decision by the DLCD director to seek review of a local government land use decision. The director has filed an appeal of a decision by the city of Salem to expand the urban growth boundary and amend the transportation system plan. Testimony (written or oral) may only be submitted by the director, department staff on the director’s behalf, and the affected local government.

Item 16 Other Business
The commission reserves this time, if needed, for other business.


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Contact Information

If you would like other materials for the above meeting please contact the Commission Assistant:

Amie Abbott, (503) 934-0045
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