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Commissioners Agenda for Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Douglas County Courthouse, Room 216 Roseburg, Oregon


CHAIR Joseph Laurance    
COMMISSIONER Susan Morgan    
COMMISSIONER Doug Robertson   DATE 4/9/2014 9:00 AM
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PROCLAMATION – Walk A Mile in Her Shoes (Cheryl Newell)

MINUTES of the Board meeting held on April 2, 2014.


1. ASSESSOR & TAX – Property Tax Refunds (Ali Vincent-lough)
Property Tax Refunds to Serenity Lane in the amount of $19,743.54 to Serenity Lane for the 2012-13 tax year and Home Depot USA Inc. in the amount of $22,826.61 for the 2013-14 tax year.

2. BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS – Contract Extension (Commissioner Morgan)
Eighth Contract Extension with Sandra Jackson. Contract extends to June 30, 2015 and increases the Contract cap to not exceed $50,000.00. Contract is for grant writing services at the rate of $80.00/hour.

3. PLANNING – Delegation of Authority Report for the First Quarter of 2014 (Keith Cubic).

4. PUBLIC WORKS – Farm Lease (Robb Paul)
Farm Lease with Susie L. Harms and John D. Brown III for 292 acres of the Milltown Hill Property.

5. PUBLIC WORKS – Farm Lease (Robb Paul)
Farm Lease with Tanner Langdon for 273 acres of the Milltown Hill property.

6. SHERIFF --- Homeland Security Grant (Wayne Stinson)
Homeland Security Grant to fund enhanced communication systems. Project total is $13,920.00 and there is no match requirement.

7. MISCELLANEOUS – Resolution (Commissioner Morgan)
Resolution supporting the designation of a new local workforce investment area including Curry, Coos and Douglas County.

8. MISCELLANEOUS – Reappointments to Road District (Commissioner Laurance)
A vacancy exists on the Upper Cleveland Rapids Special Road District due to the expired term of Russell Noah. Mr. Noah would like to be reappointed to a new term that would end December 31, 2016.

9. MISCELLANEOUS --- Appointment to the Housing Authority of Douglas County (Commissioner Laurance)
A vacancy will exist on the Housing Authority of Douglas County (HADCO) due to the expiring term of Jeff Cooley. The position was advertised with Douglas County media and three applications were received. Mr. Cooley would like to be reappointed to a new term with an ending date of April 14, 2018.



The next regularly scheduled Board meeting will be held April 16, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. in Room 216 of the Douglas County Courthouse, Roseburg, OR.

13. RECONVENE as the Governing Body of the Douglas County 4-H Master Gardener and Extension Service District (John Punches)
Resolution appointing budget members of the Douglas County Budget Committee to serve concurrently as the Budget Committee for the Douglas County 4-H, Master Gardener and Extension Service District. If appointed, Bill Leming will serve a term ending June 30, 2015; Mike Winters will serve a term ending June 30, 2016 and Sandra Jackson will serve a term ending June 30, 2014.


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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