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July 12, 2024

Special Meeting of Oregon Environmental Quality Commission 

This meeting was be held by Zoom only. 

Friday, July 12, 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. 

9 a.m.
Welcome and meeting open
The commission will open the meeting, review the day's agenda and introduce new commissioners Matt Donegan and Karen Moynahan.

9:05 a.m.
Item A: Water Quality Permitting Fees Rulemaking (Action)
The Water Quality Division is proposing to increase water quality permit, license, and certification fees by 3% in 2024 for fiscal year 2025, as provided in ORS 468B.051, to account for rising costs in providing services. In addition to the 3% fee increase, the Onsite Septic Program is proposing a one-time fee increase of approximately 14% to fund resource enhancements authorized by the 2023 Legislature in Policy Option Package 123.

9:50 a.m.
Item B: Designation of New Chair (Action)
Vice-Chair Sam Baraso will present a motion to designate a new chair of the commission.

10 a.m.
Adjourn Meeting