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LCDC Meeting Reports, September 22-23, 2016

LCDC Meeting Reports September 22-23, 2016

Item 1 Approve Agenda

Item 2 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 3 Southern Oregon Regional Pilot Project
The commission will receive a briefing regarding the outcomes of the Southern Oregon Regional Pilot Project (SORPP), a project resulting from Executive Order 12-07, which 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.

Item 3 - Exhibit 1

Item 3 - Exhibit 2
Item 4 National Flood Insurance Program and the Endangered Species Act
Department staff will present information to the commission about anticipated changes in the National Flood Insurance Program in response to a biological opinion about the potential impact to salmon that are listed as “threatened” under the Endangered Species Act. The presentation will cover what is known as of the LCDC meeting, and outline areas of uncertainty and issues that still need to be resolved.

Item 4 - PowerPoint Presentation
Item 5 Citizen Involvement Advisory Committee Annual Meeting
The Citizen Involvement Advisory Committee (CIAC) will report on progress associated with the committee work plan, seek LCDC guidance on additions to the work plan and share general thoughts on Goal 1 with the commission. 
Item 6 CIAC STAR Awards
The CIAC will present nominations being recommended for receipt of the 2015 STAR Awards to the Commission for approval.

Item 7 Mid- Willamette Valley Region Update/Regional Solutions Team Update
The commission will receive a briefing by department staff and Mid-Willamette Valley Regional Solutions team coordinator. The first briefing is intended to provide a medley of highlights from the region that are department-specific and an overview of our collaboration with the University of Oregon Green Cities class. Following that, the commission will hear an overview of regionally significant projects that illustrate the region’s priorities and focus in on the projects that have a land-use nexus.

Item 7 Mid-Willamette Valley Regional Update Presentation
Item 8 Oregon Affordable Housing Outlook
The commission will receive an overview of housing challenges that face our state and the mid-Willamette Valley region, as well as a briefing by the cities of Salem and Silverton highlighting some of the barriers that exist for providing affordable housing and how a community can overcome them. The panel will include: Josh Lehner, Oregon State Economist; Lisa Anderson-Ogilvie, Salem Planning Administrator; and Jason Gottgetreu, Silverton Community Planning Director.

Item 8 Oregon's Housing Market Presentation

Item 8 Salem HNA Presentation

Item 8 Summary of Silverton Presentation

Item 9 Director’s Evaluation
The commission’s Performance Evaluation Subcommittee will report to the commission on the recommended criteria, process, and schedule to be used for conducting the evaluation of the director.
Item 10 Director’s Report
The commission will receive an update by the director on recent matters concerning the department.
Item 11 Commission Business
The commission will receive a Budget and Management subcommittee report and will review and confirm the proposed 2017 meeting dates and locations.
Item 12 Rulemaking – Historic Resource Protection Under Statewide Planning Goal 5
Department staff will brief the commission on the status of the project considering amendments to OAR 660-023-0200, Historic Resources.

Item 13 Oregon Main Street Program
Oregon Main Street, a program within the Heritage division of the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department, works to create healthy downtowns across Oregon. Coordinator Sheri Stuart will present on the work of Oregon Main Street, including the history of collaboration with the department and recommendations for future opportunities.

Item 13 Oregon Main Street Presentation

Item 14 Grants Awarded from the Transportation and Growth Management Program
Transportation and Growth Management (TGM) is a joint program with the Oregon Department of Transportation that supports local planning to integrate transportation and land use. In August, TGM awarded fifteen grants to cities, counties, and tribes. Staff will present the list of projects.

Item 14 - TGM Grants Presentation

Item 15 Rulemaking – UGB Affordable Housing Pilot Project Update
Department staff will provide the commission with an update on the UGB affordable housing pilot program required by HB 4079 (2016), including progress made by the rulemaking advisory committee, research conducted by the University of Oregon, and related public education and technical assistance materials the department is preparing to increase knowledge of the barriers to affordable housing as well as tools that can be used by local governments to meet affordable housing needs.  
Item 16  Request to Appeal
State law requires commission approval of a DLCD director’s decision to seek review of a local government land use decision. Only the director or department staff on the director’s behalf, the applicant, and the affected local government may submit written or oral testimony concerning commission approval of a director’s recommendation to file or pursue an appeal, or intervention in an appeal, of a land use decision, expedited land division, or limited land use decision. This item is scheduled as a placeholder as the department does not anticipate making such a request.

Item 17 Other Business
The commission reserves this time, if needed, for other business.


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