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  Board of Commissioners Business Meeting Agenda
May 21, 2019 ~ 8:30 am ~ Room 219








1.

Call to Order, Those Present, Flag Salute

2.

Public Comment

3.

Agenda Deletions/Additions

4.

Approve Minutes from last meeting

1.

In the matter of approving the “Minutes” from the May 14, 2019 business meeting. - BOCC

Background:  Approve the “Minutes” which summarize all business by the Board of Commissioners for the business meeting held on the date stated above.

Fiscal Impact:  None

Recommended Motion:  Approve the Minutes as presented.

5.

Public Hearings

1.

TIME CERTAIN 8:45 - In the matter of holding the final hearing on the withdrawal petition submitted by Collins Products, LLC-BOCC

Background: On March 8, 2019, a petition to withdraw property from the Keno Rural Fire Protection District was submitted to the County for the Board of Commissioners’ consideration.  The first hearing was held on April 23, 2019 and the final hearing is scheduled for today May 21, 2019 at 8:45 a.m.

Fiscal Impact: $274.52 in advertising costs

Recommended Motion: That the Board of County Commissioners holds the final hearing for the taking of testimony, if any, and final consideration.  Fiscal impact: $274.52 in advertising costs.

6.

Bids/Awards/Proposals

1.

Accepting the quote from Henris Roofing and Supply for the repair of the Maintenance department facility roof located at 3900 Miller Ave., Klamath Falls, Oregon, Thomas Banks, Maintenance

Background:  The Klamath County Maintenance Department contacted multiple companies for quotes to repair the Maintenance facility roof and received the below in response:
         Henris Roofing & Supply  $17,940.00
         Linkville Roofing & Siding, Inc  $22,974.00

Fiscal Impact:   $ 17,940.00 from the 3020-1000-3060-1000-70220 expense line item in the Capital Projects Reserve fund.

Recommended Motion:  Accept the quote from Henris Roofing and Supply for the repair of the Maintenance department facility roof located at 3900 Miller Ave., Klamath Falls, Oregon.  Fiscal Impact of $17,940.00 from the 3020-1000-3060-1000-70220 expense line item in the Capital Projects Reserve fund.  Authorize the department head to sign the quote.
7.

Orders

1.

In the matter of an Order withdrawing the property shown in Exhibit A from the Keno RFPD-BOCC

Background: The Board of County Commissioners held the first of two hearings on this matter on April 23, 2019.  The second and final hearing was held today, May 21, 2019 at 8:45 a.m.  No written requests for an election have been received.  The petition has been endorsed by the Keno RFPD Board.  The property subject to this request for withdrawal has a current contract with KCFD #1 for fire protection and has never received services from Keno RFPD; therefore the Board of Commissioners finds it feasible for the property to continue receiving fire protection services from KCFD #1.

Fiscal Impact: None

Recommended Motion: That the Board of County Commissioners signs the attached Order withdrawing the property shown in Exhibit A from the Keno RFPD. Fiscal impact: None.

2.

In the matter of Klamath County Transient Room Tax first quarter distribution ending March 31st, 2019. Tax Collector Rick Vaughn.

Background:  In accordance with Klamath County Code Chapter 603-Transient Room Tax any person, firm, social club, etc., who exercises occupancy for thirty days or less for dwelling, lodging, or sleeping purposes from any hotel, motel, space in mobile home or trailer park, etc. from an operator; shall collect the tax imposed which constitutes a debt owed by the operator to the County.  The amount collected for the first quarter came to $293,970.28 and shall be distributed accordingly by the tax revenue sharing formula to the Participants.

Fiscal Impact:  TRT revenue will be distributed totaling $291,030.58 with additional $2,939.70 revenue to the Tax Collector's Office.

Recommended Motion:  Approve and execute the attached Order so the Tax Administrator can distribute accordingly by the tax revenue sharing formula $293,970.28 to the Participants of the Transient Room Tax set by Klamath County Code chapter 603, 603.610.  Fiscal impact being revenue received and distributed in the amount of $293,970.28.
8.

Licenses

1.

In the matter of approving a recommendation for a new liquor license for El Grullense Restaurant. - BOCC

Background: The Oregon Liquor Control Commission (OLCC) verifies that each tavern/store has met the necessary conditions to sell liquor.  The County’s position is a recommendation only and the OLCC may take the recommendation into consideration before granting or refusing the license.

Fiscal Impact: $25.00 for each new license. 

Recommended Motion: Note for the Record.

9.

Grants

1.

In the Matter of Authorizing the Local Public Safety Coordinating Council, by and through the District Attorney, to apply for State funding through the Oregon Criminal Justice Commission (CJC) for the Drug Court Program in Klamath County, Eve Costello, DA

Background: The District Attorney’s Office is a collaborated partner with the Klamath County Drug Court Program. The Drug Court Program consists of a judge, court staff, prosecutor, defense attorneys, probation officers, substance abuse evaluators, and treatment professionals all working together to support and monitor a participant's recovery.  Drug Court has played a key role in the criminal justice system. The State of Oregon’s Criminal Justice Commission currently has competitive grant funds available that would be appropriate for the continuation of the Drug Court program.   Request for these new grant dollars are due on June 13, 2019.   The Local Public Safety Coordinating Council, by and through the District Attorney’s Office, is the grant applicant. If grant dollars are awarded, we will engage in a competitive public request for proposal process for service providers.

Fiscal Impact: No County fiscal impact, grant funds

Recommended Motion:  Approve application for funding through the Oregon Criminal Justice Commission and authorizing the Local Public Safety Coordinating Council, by and through the District Attorney, to sign the required documents to apply for funding. 
10.

Other County Business

1.

In the matter of discussing the Citizen Commission Report on Ned Friedman’s petition for the right to drain. - BOCC

Background:  This matter came before the BOCC on the Application of Ned Friedman pursuant to Oregon Revised Statutes 549.110 - 549.190 for a right of way or privilege to install a culvert through a raised roadway located on adjoining land owned by the Nature Conservancy to drain standing water from the Applicant's land. By Order dated February 5, 2019, the BOCC appointed a Commission of three disinterested householders of the County; Charles Case, Pete Pate, and William Ganong; to meet, consider the application, and, if appropriate, to designate the locations, character and extent of work to be done to alleviate the standing drain water described in the Application, and to assess damages to be paid to the lands that must accept the water. On May 6th, 2019 the Citizen Commission submitted the attached report for the Board of Commissioner’s review.

Fiscal Impact: None.

Recommended Motion:  Motion to accept the Citizen Commission report as presented and direct said report to be recorded with the County Clerk.

11.

Commissioner Reports

12.

Adjournment




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