1 O regon Watershed Enhancement Board Meeting Agenda January 14- 16, 2019 Monday, January 14, 2019 Tour – 4 :00p.m. Ecola Creek Forest Preserve. The tour The b oard and OWEB staff will conduct a field tour of the Surfsand Resort (addr . Anyone is welcome to join the tour, will be leaving from the ess below) but please be prepared to provide your own transportation and be prepared for inclement weather. Tuesday , January 15, 2019 Surfsand Resort Ocean View Ballroom 148 W Gower Ave Cannon Beach, OR 97110 Directions : https://goo.gl/maps/ddQkCYxsne32 Business Meeting – 8:00 a .m. The For each agenda item, the time listed is approximate. may also elect to take an item board out of order in certain circumstances . During the public comment period s (Agenda Item s F, I, M, and O ), anyone wishing to speak to the board on specific agenda items is asked to fill out a comment request sheet (available at the information table). This helps the board know how many individuals would l ike to speak and to schedule accordingly. board At the discretion of the -chairs, public comment for agenda items on which the is taking action may be invited co board The board encourages persons to limit comments to 3 to 5 minutes during that agenda item. . Written comments will also be accepted on any item before the board. Written comments should be sent to Eric Hartstein at [email protected] . Please note that written comments rec eived after January 8, 2019 will not be provided to the board in advance of the meeting. A. (8:05 a.m.) Board Member Comments Board representatives from state and federal agencies will provide an update on issues related to the natural resource agency they represent. This is also an opportunity for public and tribal board members to report on their recent activities and share information and comments on a variety of watershed enhancement and community conservation - related topics. Information item . B. Review and Approval of Minute s (8:45 a.m.) The minutes of the October 16 -17, 2018 meeting in Gold Beach will be presented for approval. Action item .
2 Oregon Watershed Enhancement Board Agenda January 14 -16, 2019 Board Subcommittee (8:50 a.m.) C. Updates updates on subcommittees will provide Representatives from board written subcommittee topics to t he full board. Information item . Strategic Plan Update (8:50 a.m.) D. report to the board on progress made Executive Director Meta Loftsgaarden will provide a on strategic plan implementation. Information Item. (8:55 a.m.) E. Director’s Update Meta Loftsgaarden will update the board on agency business and late - Executive Director breaking issues. Information item. Public Comment (9:05 F. a.m.) , as well as other matters before the This time is reserved for general public comment board. G. Water 4 Initiative (9:20 a.m.) Intermountain West Joint Venture Resources Natural Service State Conservationist Ron Alvarado and Conservation Intermountain West Joint Venture Coordinator Dave Smith will provide a presentation on the Water 4 Initiative, which seeks to identify creative so lutions regarding water use and Information item. conservation. H. Programmatic Effectiveness Monitoring Funding Request s and Updates (10:05 a.m.) Deputy Director Renee Davis and Effectiveness Monitoring Coordinator Ken Fetcho will request the board provide funding for items related to effectiveness monitoring, including Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program performance tracking, Middle Fork John Day River Intensively Monitored Watershed m , and the “Telling the Restoration onitoring Story . ” grant offering, al ong with updates on other effectiveness monitoring investments Action item. I. (OAHP) – Administrative Rules (10:35 a.m.) Oregon Agricultural Heritage Program : Public Comment specific for this agenda item at approximately 10:50 a.m. NOTE eta Loftsgaarden and Grant Program Manager Eric Williams will Executive Director M Oregon Agricultural Heritage Commission reappointments and administrative present OAHP for board consideration and approval rules for the , which will be preceded by public comment e administrative rules , because this item ha s already been the . Related to th subject of formal public hearing s and a comment period, further public testimony may not be taken except upon changes made to the item since the original public comment period, or upon the dire ct request of the board members in order to obtain additional information. Action item . J. Focused Investment Partnership (FIP) – Development Grant Awards (1:00 p.m.) Capacity Programs Coordinator Courtney Shaff will provide an update on the FIP Development program and this grant solicitation offering, and request the board consider FIP Development grant awards. Action item. 2
3 Oregon Watershed Enhancement Board Agenda January 14 -16, 2019 Implementation Initiatives Update (1:4 0 p.m.) K. FIP Program – r, and Grant Program Manager Eric Williams, Partnerships Coordinator Andrew Duttere Senior Policy Coordinator Eric Hartstein will provide an introduction to ongoing FIP Implementation initiatives. Representatives from each of the six initiatives will then update the board on progress made in the 2017 -2019 biennium. Information item . ) L. Keystone Acquisition Project Transfer ( 4:40 p.m. Grant Program Manager Eric Williams will lead the board in an initial discussion on the potential to transfer Information the Keystone Acquisition project to federal ownership. . item 5:30 p.m . - 6:30 p.m. Informal Reception – The public is invited to join the OWEB Board and staff at a reception sponsored by local partners and stakeholders. Location: Surfsand Resort Ocean View Ballroom 148 W Gower Ave Cannon Beach, OR 97110 Directions: https://goo.gl/maps/ddQkCYxsne32 3
4 Oregon Watershed Enhancement Board Agenda January 14 -16, 2019 January 16, 2019 Wednesday, - 8:00 a.m. Business Meeting For each agenda item, the time listed is approximate. The board may also elect to take an item (Agenda Items F, I, M, out of order in certain circumstances. During the public comment periods ), anyone wishing to speak to the board on specific agenda items is asked to fill out a and O comment request sheet (available at the information table). This helps the board know how At the discretion of the board many individuals would like to speak and to schedule accordingly. co -chairs, public comment for agenda items on which the board is taking action may be invited The board encourages persons to limit comments to 3 to 5 minutes . during that agenda item. Written comments will also be accepted on any item before the board. Written comments should be sent to Eric Hartstein at [email protected] . Please note that written will not be provided to the board in advance of the comments received afte r January 8, 2019 meeting. M. a.m.) Public Comment (8:00 This time is reserved for general public comment, as well as other matters before the board. N. FIP Implementation 2017 -2019 Action Items (8:15 a.m.) Pa rtnerships Coordinator Andrew Dutterer and Senior Policy Coordinator Eric Hartstein will request the board carry -forward funds associated with the existing 2015- 2017 s, and Implementation FIP award request the board approve a geography change will also to t he Deschutes FIP initiative item. . Action FIP -2021 Implementation Initiatives (8:30 a.m.) -Approval of New 2019 O. NOTE: Public Comment specific for this agenda item at approximately 9:00 a.m. Williams will brief the b oard on the 201 9-2021 FIP Grant Program Manager Eric solicitation process . Bas ed on , which will be followed by public comment Implementation oard Focused Investments subcommittee, the b oar d will recommendations from the b FIP Implementation Initiatives -2021 ted . For selec consider approval of new 2019 initiatives, the board will also consider a small amount of funding to cover OWEB -required Action item activities prior to July 2019 program implementation. . P. 2021 Spending Plan (11:15 a.m.) 2019- Executive Director Meta Loftsgaarden will lead the board through discussions around developing the 2019 Information item. -2021 Spending Plan. Q. Fish Passage Grant Program (12:15 p.m.) Grant Program Manager Eric Williams will request the board approve adding funds to the interagency agreement between OWEB and the O regon Department of Transportation for fish passage improvement grants . Action item. 4
5 Oregon Watershed Enhancement Board Agenda -16, 2019 January 14 Meeting Rules and Procedures Meeting Procedures However, in certain circumstances, Generally, agenda items will be taken in the order shown. the may elect to take a n item out of order. To accommodate the scheduling needs of board board may also designate a specific time at which an item interested parties and the public, the Any such times are indicated on the agenda. will be heard. n the agenda may be introduced during the Board Please be aware that topics not listed o Comment period, the Executive Director’s Update, the Public Comment period, under Other or at other times during the meeting. Business, Oregon’s Public Meetings Law requires disclosure that board members may meet for meals on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday. Voting Rules has 18 Of thes e, 11 are voting members and 7 are ex -officio. For The OWEB Board members. purposes of conducting business, OWEB’s voting requirements are divided into 2 – categories general busi ness and action on grant awards. General Business A general business quorum is 6 voting members . General business requires a majority of all voting members to pass a resolution (not just those present), so general business resolutions at least 6 voting members . Typical resolutions include adopting, require affirmative votes of amending , or appealing a rule, providing staff direction, etc. These resolutions cannot include a funding decision. Action on Grant Awards Per ORS 541.360(4), special requirements ap ply when OWEB considers action on grant awards. This includes a special quorum of at least 8 members present to take action on grant voting In addition, regardless of the awards, and affirmative votes of at least six voting members. number of members prese nt, object to an award of funds, the if 3 or more voting members proposal will be rejected. Public Testimony board encourages publ ic comment on any agenda item. The public comment period Tuesday , January 15 at 9:05 a.m ., and s will be held on General . Comments relating to a at 8: 00 a.m . for any matter before the board Wednes day, January 16 specific agenda item may be heard by the board as each agenda item is considered. People wishing to speak to the board are asked to fill out a comment request sheet (available at the . Written board encourages persons to limit comments to 3 to information table). The 5 minutes comments will also be accepted on any item before the board. Written comments should be sent to Eric Hartstein at [email protected] . Please note that written comments received after January 8 , 201 9 will not be provided to the board in advance of the meeting. Tour The board may tour local watershed restoration project sites. The public is invited to attend, however transportation may be limited to board members and OWEB staff. Any person wishing to join the tour should have their own transportation. 5
6 Oregon Watershed Enhancement Board Agenda January 14 -16, 2019 Executive Session The board may also convene in a confidential executive session where, by law, only press members and OWEB staff may attend. Others will be asked to leave the room during these discussions, which usually deal with current or potential litigation. Before convening such a session, the presiding board member will make a public announcement and explain necessary procedures. More Information If you have any questions about this agenda or the Board ’s procedures, please call Darika or send an e , OWEB Board Assistant, at 503 -986 -0181 -mail to Barnes darika. [email protected] . If special physical, language , or other accommodations are needed for this meeting, please advise Darika Barnes as soon as possible , and at least 48 hours in advance of the meeting. 6
7 Oregon Watershed Enhancement Board Agenda -16, 2019 January 14 Board Membership Oregon Watershed Enhancement Voting Members Barbara Boyer, Board of Agriculture , Environmental Quality Commission Molly Kile Fish and Wildlife Commission Bruce Buckmaster, , of Forestry Vacant Board , W ater Resources Commission Meg Reeves Jason Robison , Public (tribal) Gary Marshall, Public Wi ll Neuhauser Board Co -Chair, Public , , Randy Labbe -Chair , Public Board Co Jan Lee , Public Liza Jane McAlister , Public Non -voting Members Rosemary Furfey, N ational Marine Fisheries Service Stephen Brandt, Oregon State University Extension Service Debbie Hol len, U.S. Forest Service Kathy Stangl, U.S. Bureau of Land Management U.S. N ational Conservation Service Ron Alvarado, Resource nvironmental Protection Agency U.S. E Alan Henning, Paul Henson, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Contact Information hed Enhancement Board Oregon Waters 775 Summer Street NE, Suite 360 -1290 Salem, Oregon 97301 503- 986 -0178 Tel: -986 -0199 Fax: 503 www.oregon.gov/OWEB OWEB Executive Director – Meta Loftsgaarden meta.loftsgaarden @oregon.gov OWEB Assistant to Executive Director and Board – Darika Barnes oregon.gov [email protected] 986 -0181 503- 2019 Board Meeting Schedule January 14- 16, in Cannon Beach April 16 -17, in Salem July 16 -17, in Klamath Falls Oct ober 15- 16, in Condon For online access to staff reports and other OWEB publications , visit our web site: www.oregon.gov/OWEB . 7