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Commissioners Agenda for Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Douglas County Courthouse, Room 216 Roseburg, Oregon


CHAIR Susan Morgan    
COMMISSIONER Doug Robertson    
COMMISSIONER Joseph Laurance   DATE 1/25/2012 9:00 AM
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MINUTES of the Board meeting held on January 18, 2012


1. PUBLIC HEARING – Amendments to the Douglas County Land Use & Development Ordinance (Keith Cubic)
Amendments to the Land Use & Development Ordinance (LUDO) are needed in order to: comply with new state laws, reflect DLCD rulemaking, and improve the effectiveness of the LUDO through amendments. The amendments were reviewed by the Planning Commission in a Legislative hearing on November 17, 2011 and continued to the January 12, 2012 meeting for staff to provide further clarification on specified amendments. The Planning Commission unanimously recommends that the Board of Commissioners adopt the amendments.

2. HUMAN RESOURCES – Order Appointing W. James Bruce as Interim Human Resources Director and Delegation of Authority (Jim Bruce)
Order appointing W. James Bruce as interim Human Resources Director and Delegation of Authority to take specified actions on behalf of the Board of Commissioners.

3. LAND – Third Extension of Lease (Gary Groth)
Third Extension of Lease with South Umpqua Bowhunters, Inc. (a nonprofit domestic corporation) for use of a County owned parcel at the Myrtle Creek Transfer Site. Extends Lease to February 28, 2017.

4. LAND -- Bargain and Sale Deed (Gary Groth)
Bargain and Sale Deed to Richard Reiser and Ruth Reiser for a 0.15 acre parcel located off of Whipple Court in Yoncalla. The property was acquired through property tax foreclosure in 2010. It was offered at two oral auctions for $7,500 and there were no bidders. The parcel is now being sold to an adjacent owner for the minimum bid amount of $7,500.

5. PARKS/BUILDING FACILITIES – Contract Modification (Jim Dowd)
Modification of Contract with Ethos Project Management LLC to increase cap to not exceed $35,000 and extend contract term to March 31, 2012.

6. PUBLIC WORKS – Right of Entry (Robb Paul)
Right of Entry with the Cow Creek Band of Umpqua Tribe of Indians for all activities required to construct the Weaver Road Bridge.

7. MISCELLANEOUS – Order for Community Health Alliance Board (Susan Morgan)
A Board Order nominating Susan Morgan and Peggy Madison as Directors to the Community Health Alliance Board.

8. MISCELLANEOUS – Reappointment to Springbrook Special Road District
A vacancy exists on the Springbrook Special Road District due to the expired term of James Mitchell. Mr. Mitchell would like to be reappointed to a new term which would end December 31, 2014.

9. MISCELLANEOUS – Appointment to the Employee Benefits Committee (Don Cherry)
Order appointing Nancy Winchell to the Employee Benefits Committee representing Surveyor, Juvenile, and Commission on Children and Families and Evie Keeler as an alternate for Parks and Building Facilities. Terms will end December 31, 2014.



The next regularly scheduled Board meeting will be held February 1, 2012 at 9:00 a.m. in Room 216 of the Douglas County Courthouse, Roseburg, OR.


Douglas County may audio/video record the proceedings of this meeting for future broadcast or other purposes. Note: Department Head Work sessions are not recorded A copy of any audio/video recording is available upon written request made to the Information Technology department. Cost is $5 per cd/dvd copy plus $2 shipping costs. Send a money order to: Douglas County Information Technology, 1036 SE Douglas, Room 123, Roseburg, OR 97470. Please include dates of requested dvd's or cd's and shipping address.

As part of public policy, Douglas County will attempt to provide public accessiblilty to services, programs and activities. If accommodation is needed to participate at this meeting, please contact the Board of Commissioner's office (541) 440-4201 at least 48 hours prior to the scheduled meeting time.

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