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OWEB Administrative Rules
Oregon Agricultural Heritage Program Rules
Updates to OWEB’s Grant Program Rules (Division 5) At the January 2022 meeting, the OWEB Board approved initiating rulemaking for Division 5, OWEB Grant Program. The division generally governs the acceptance and consideration of grant applications. A
Rulemaking Advisory Committee (RAC) has been formed to assist OWEB in developing revisions to the rules.
Rulemaking Advisory Committee Meeting #1-July 12, 2022AgendaProposed and Potential Division 5 Rule RevisionsRecording
Rulemaking Advisory Committee Meeting #2-August 30, 2022AgendaDraft Division 5 Rule RevisionsJuly 12, 2022 Meeting MinutesPublic CommentRecording
Updates to OWEB's Climate Evaluation Criteria Rulemaking At the
July 2022 meeting, the OWEB Board authorized rulemaking necessary to fully implement the
OWEB Climate Resolution. A
Rulemaking Advisory Committee (RAC) has been formed to assist OWEB in developing
climate-related evaluation criteria and accompanying definitions across OWEB’s grant programs. A
Summary Report of the Climate Resolution Public Engagement Process was given at the July board meeting. The evaluation criteria and definitions are intended to be included in the agency’s administrative rules.
OWEB Seeks Public Comment on Proposed Rules Adding Climate-related Evaluation Criteria to OWEB’s Grant ProgramsNotice of Proposed Rulemaking
Climate-related Evaluation Criteria and Definitions
Climate-Related Evaluation Criteria Rulemaking Meeting #1-December 5, 2022AgendaClimate Evaluation Criteria First Draft December 5, 2022Recording
Climate-Related Evaluation Criteria Rulemaking Meeting #2-January 6, 2023AgendaClimate Evaluation Criteria Second Draft January 6, 2023Recording
Climate-Related Evaluation Criteria Rulemaking Meeting #3-February 10, 2023AgendaClimate Evaluation Criteria Third Draft February 2, 2023Guidance to Illustrate How Climate Evaluation Criteria Could be Applied in OWEB Grant Programs Draft February 2, 2023Recording
Climate-Related Evaluation Criteria Rulemaking Meeting #4-March 14, 2023 CANCELEDYouTube Meeting Cancelation Notice
Climate-Related Evaluation Criteria Rulemaking Meeting #4-April 11, 2023AgendaClimate Evaluation Criteria Fourth Draft March 6, 2023Recording
House Bill (HB) 2010 is an omnibus water bill from the 2023 legislative session that directs OWEB to establish a grant program to provide grants to water suppliers for the protection of drinking water sources. At the July 2023 meeting, the OWEB Board authorized the
rulemaking necessary to implement the newly established Drinking Water Source Protection grant program. A
Rulemaking Advisory Committee (RAC) has been formed to assist OWEB in developing administrative rules to define program administrative requirements.
Drinking Water Source Protection Grant Program RAC Meeting #1-January 10, 2024AgendaPresentationPublic CommentRecording
Drinking Water Source Protection Grant Program RAC Meeting #2-February 9, 2024AgendaDAS Bond Funding PresentationRulemaking Language PresentationPublic CommentRecording
Drinking Water Source Protection Grant Program RAC Meeting #3-February 27, 2024AgendaDrinking Water Source Protection Grant Program Draft Rules February 22, 2024
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