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Energy Facility Siting Council meetings are open to the public. People who want to participate may address the council during the agenda item Public Comment an​d other designated agenda items. See meeting materials below for more information.​
 
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Date / Location
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Materials
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​​November 17-18, 2022 - Agenda

Meeting Recording​

Item B and H - West End Solar Project, Public Hearing on the Draft Proposed Order and Council Review of Draft Proposed Order
​Item C - The Biennial Fee Update
Item D - Appointment of EFSC Rules Coordinator
Item G - 2023 Legislative Session Preview
PowerPoint Presentation​
​​October 28, 2022 - Agenda

Meeting Recording​
Item B - Protected Areas, Scenic Resources and Recreation Standards Rulemaking, Council Review of Public Comments and Consideration of Permanent Rules

Item D - The Climate Trust Financial Audit for 2021 and Annual Update

Agenda Item F - 2022 Site Certificate Amendment Rulemaking, Council Initiation


​​September 27, 2022 Agenda

Meeting Recording​
​Item B - Boardman to Hemingway Transmission Line - Material Change Hearing and Public Notice Hearing to Adopt Final Order

Item D - Perennial Wind Chaser - Request to Approve Decommissioning Plan and Terminate Site Certificate

Item E - Compliance Program Work Plan Update
Powerpoint Presentation​ 
​August 29-31, 2022 Age​nda

Meeting Recordings:
Item B - Boardman to Hemingway Transmission Line – Review of Proposed Order and Proposed Contested Case Order and Exception Hearing 
July 22, 2022 -Agenda

Meeting Recording​

Meeting Minutes​
Item B - Wildfire Mitigation Rulemaking

Item C - Protected Areas Rulemaking

Item E - Carty Generating Station Request for AMD3​

Item F - Carbon Dioxide Emissions Standards Rulemaking

Item G - ​Boardman to Hemingway Transmission Line

PowerPoint Presentation​
​​June 23-24, 2022 - Agen​da​​

Meeting Recordings:


Meeting Minutes

Item A&H - 2022 Carbon Dioxide Emissions Standards Rulemaking and Adoption of Rules

Item B - Protected Areas Rulemaking

Item C - Wildfire Mitigation Rulemaking

Item E - Stateline Wind Project Request for AMD7

Item F - ORESA Demo of Mapping and Reporting Tool

Item I - Annual Workplan

Item J - Echo Solar Project SAG Appointment

Item K - Nolin Hills Continuation of Public Hearing


​May 26-27, 2022 - Agenda

Meeting Recordings:

Meeting Minutes


​​Item B- Nolin Hills Wind Power Project, Public Hearing on DPO on Application for Site Certificate (Hearing)

Item C- Port Westward Renewable Fuels Project, Council Review of Site Certificate Exemption Request

Item E- Protected Areas, Scenic Resources, and Recreation Standards Rulemaking (Action Item)

Item G- Wildfire Prevention and Response Rulemaking – Consideration of Proposed Rules (Action Item)

April 22, 2022 - Agenda​

 Meeting Recording​

Meeting Minutes
​Item B - Public Comments Portal (Information Item)

Item C - Protected Area, Scenic Resources and Recreation Standard Rulemaking ( Action Item)

Item E - Initiation of 2022 CO2 Standards Rulemaking ( Action Item)

Item F - Bond and Letter of Credit Claims Process and Bond Template Update (Information and Action Item)

Item G - Renewable Northwest Timelines (Information Item)

Item H - West End Solar Hearing Officer Appointment (Action Item)

PowerPoint Presentation
​February 25, 2022 - Agenda

 Meeting Recording​

Meeting Minutes​
Item B - Obsidian Solar Center (Information Item & Possible Action Item):
Item D - Protected Areas, Scenic Resources and Recreation Standards Rulemaking Project Update (Information Item):
Item E - Public Comments Web Portal Update (Information Item)​:
​PowerPoint Presentation​
​​January 28, 2022 - Agenda​

 Meeting Recording

 Meeting Audio​​

Meeting Minutes


​​Item B - Annual Financial Assurance Update (Action Item):
Item E - Stateline Wind Project – Council Review/Decision on Contested Case Requests, if Received, and Review/Decision on the Proposed Order on Request for Amendment 6 of the Site Certificate (Action Item)​:
Item F - Biglow Canyon Wind Farm – Transformer Failure Overview (Information Item) :
Item H - Golden Hills Wind Project – Council Review of Construction Compliance (Information Item):
Item J - Nolin Hills Wind Power Project - Hearing Officer Appointment (Action Item) :
PowerPoint Presentation​​
​​December 16-17, 2021 - Agenda

 Meeting Audio​

Meeting Minutes
​Item A - Stateline Wind Project, Amendment #6 Draft Proposed Order Public Hearing:
Item C - HB 2064 Rulemaking (Action Item)​:
Item D - Trojan ISFSI Rulemaking (Action Item):
Item F - Council Appointment of Consultant for West End Solar Energy Project (Action Item)​:
Item H - 2022-2024 Rulemaking Prioritization (Action Item):
B2H
PowerPoint Presentation​
​​November 18-19, 2021 - Agenda



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Item A - ​HB 2064 Rulemaking (Hearing):

Item B - Trojan ISFSI Rulemaking (Hearing):

​Item D - Bakeoven Solar Project, Review of the Proposed Order for the Request for Amendment 1 of the Site Certificate (Action Item)​:

Item E - West End Solar Energy Project; Appointment of Umatilla Board of County Commissioners as the Special Advisory Group (Action Item):​

Item G - ​Land Use Standard Overview Part II (Information Item):


PowerPoint Presentatio​n​​

​​October 22, 2021 - Agenda

 Mee​​ting Audio

Meeting Minutes




Item C - ​HB 2064 Rulemaking (Action Item):
Item F - Trojan ISFSI Rulemaking (Action Item):

​Item G - Wildfire Prevention and Response Rulemaking (Action Item):

Item H - Council Appointment of Consultant for Nolin Hills Wind Power Project (Action Item)​:
PowerPoint Presentation​ 

​​September 24, 2021 - Agenda

 Mee​​ting Audio


Meeting Minutes​


​Item B - Boardman Solar Energy Facility, Request for Amendment 1  (Action Item):
​Item D – Part 2 Financial Assurance Overview (Information Item)


PowerPoint Presentation 
​​August 27, 2021 - Agenda​

Meeting​​​ Audio​

Meeting Video​

Meeting Minutes​
​Item B – Item B – Review of Motion by Ms. Irene Gilbert (Action Item)

Item C – B2H - McAllister Interlocutory appeal (Action Item)
Item F- Retirement and Financial Assurance Standard Overview (Information Item)

Item G– Financial Assurance Update (Action Item)

Item H – Initiation of Radioactive Waste Materials Rulemaking (Action Item)

Item I - Initiation of Application Process Review Rulemaking (Action Item)


​​July 23, 2021 (amended agenda)


 Mee​​ting Audio 

Meeting Recording​

Meeting Minutes
​Item B – Climate Trust Financial Audit for 2020 and Annual Update

Plan

Item F – EMT (Eugene to Medford Transmission) Hearing Officer

Item G-WTS (Wagon Trail Solar) Hearing Officer

Item H – Boardman Coal- Discontinue Terrestrial Monitoring Plan

Item I – Organizational Expertise Standard Overview


PowerPoint Presentation
June ​25, 2021​


 

​ Mee​​ting Audio

Meeting Minutes​

Item B – Madras Solar Energy Facility, Final Order Public Hearing

Item D – Annual Siting Division Work Plan

Item E – EFSC Program Evaluation Request for Proposal


PowerPoint Presentation​ 
​May - Canceled

April 22-23, 2021 

 ​Mee​​ting Audio

Meeting Minutes​
​Item B – Madras Solar Energy Facility, DPO Public Hearing

Item C – Montague Wind Power Facility, Request to Amend WMMP

Item D – Golden Hills Wind Project, Request to Amend WMMP

Item F – Protected Areas Rulemaking

Item H – Council Appointment of Consultant for Exhibit S

Item I – Madras Solar Energy Facility, Council Review of DPO

  • See Item B

Item J - Montague Solar Facility, Update on Preconstruction Survey Reports

Other Materials:​

​​February 26, 2021


 Mee​ting Audio

Meeting Minutes​
Item A – Consent Calendar

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tem B – Radioactive Materials Enforcement Rulemaking, Council Review of Public​ Comments and Consideration of Permanent Rules (Action Item)

Item C – Shepherds Flat North Council Review of Request for Amendment 3 to Transfer Certificate Holder Ownership (Hearing and Action Item)

Item D – Trojan ISFSI License Renewal Update and Initiation of Rulemaking (Action Item)

Item E – Shepherds Flat South Council Review of Request for Amendment 3 to Transfer Certificate Holder Ownership (Hearing and Action Item)

Item F – Montague Wind Power Facility Council Review and Decision on Amendment of the Wildlife Monitoring and Mitigation Plan (Action Item)

Item G – Shepherds Flat Central Council Review of Request for Amendment 4 to Transfer Certificate Holder Ownership (Hearing and Action Item)
PowerPoint Presentation​
​January 22​, 2021

 Meeting Audio

Meeting Minutes
​Item B – Radioactive Materials Enforcement Rulemaking Hearing 


Item C – 2021-2023 Rulemaking Prioritization (Action Item)

Item D –  Annual Financial Assurance Update (Action Item)

Item F – Golden Hills Wind Project, Council Review of the Proposed Order on the Request for Amendment 6 (Action Item)


PowerPoint Presentation​
​December 18, 2020

 Meeting Audio

Meeting Minutes
​Item B – Radioactive Materials Enforcement Rulemaking - Council Consideration of Proposed Rules (Action Item)

Item C – Annual Election of Officers (Chair and Vice Chair) (Action Item)

  • See PowerPoint

Item D –  Future Meeting Dates (Information Item)

Item F – Council Review of Request for Transfer/Decision on Request for Amendment 5 of Summit Ridge Wind Farm (Action Item)

Item G – Council Review of Request for Use of Consultants in Review of OAR 345-022-0090

PowerPoint Presentation

​November 25, 2020

 Meeting Audio

Meeting Minutes
​Item A - Continuation of Petitioner Appeals of Hearing Officer Order on Party Status for Boardman to Hemingway Transmission Line (Action Item)

​November 19-20, 2020 ​

 Meeting Audio​​

Meeting Minutes
​Item B.1 (Hearing) & B.2 – Summit Ridge Wind Farm, Request for Amendment to Transfer Certificate Holder Ownership (Council Review/Decision)


Item B.3– Summit Ridge Wind Farm, Request to Amend the Form of Letter of Credit for Financial Institution (Action Item)


Item C – Carty Generating Station, Council Review of Proposed Order on Request for Amendment 2 of Site Certificate (Action Items)


Item D – Wheatridge Renewable Energy Facility II, Council Review of Proposed Order on Request for Amendment 1 of Site Certificate (Action Item)

Item E – Wagon Trail Solar Project, Special Advisory Group Appointment (Action Item)


Item F – Public Comment Period

Item G –  Petitioner Appeals of Hearing Officer Order on Party Status for Boardman to Hemingway Transmission Line (Action Item)



​​October 22-23, 2020 - Virtual Meeting 

 Meeting Audio​​

Meeting Minutes​
​Item B – Public Hearing: Safe Public Meetings and Hearings Rulemaking (Hearing)

  • See PowerPoint Below

Item C - Council Review of Amended Wildlife Mitigation and Monitoring Plans for Wheatridge Renewable Energy Facility I and Wheatridge Renewable Energy Facility II (Action Items)

 
Item D – Initiation of Protected Areas, Scenic Resources, and Recreation Rulemaking (Action Item)

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Item E – Biennial Fee Update (Action Item)


Item F – Portland General Electric Presentation: Boardman Coal Plant Shutdown (Information Item)

  • See PowerPoint Below​
  • Attachment 1 – Decommissioning Plan
 
Item H –  Council Appointment to The Climate Trust's Oregon Offset Committee (Action Item)


Item I –  Council Review and Possible Decision of Safe Public Meetings Rulemaking (Possible Action Item)

PowerPoint Presentation
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December ​16, 2022
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