HOUSE COMMITTEE ON LAND USE AND REGULATORY FAIRNESS

 

 

May 03, 2001                                                                                                       Hearing Room 357

3:30 P.M.                                                                                                                     Tapes 11 – 12

 

MEMBERS PRESENT:         Rep. Max Williams, Chair

Rep. Kurt Schrader, Vice-Chair

Rep. Chris Beck

Rep. Kathy Lowe

Rep. Karen Minnis

Rep. Susan Morgan

 

MEMBER EXCUSED:          Rep. Betsy Close

 

 

STAFF PRESENT:                 Virginia Gustafson Lucker, Counsel

Jane Bodenweiser, Committee Assistant

 

 

MEASURE/ISSUES HEARD:           LC Draft 4258

 

 

These minutes are in compliance with Senate and House Rules.  Only text enclosed in quotation marks reports a speaker’s exact words.  For complete contents, please refer to the tapes.

 

TAPE/#

Speaker

Comments

TAPE 11, A

004

Chair Williams

Calls the meeting to order at 3:42 p.m. and introduces LC 4258.  Explains that this is a rough draft of the concept paper that was presented at the April 26 meeting.

044

Hector Macpherson

 

 

Chief sponsor of SB 100 and SB 101 in the 1973 legislative session.

Submits testimony and testifies with regard to fairness issues (EXHIBIT A).  Says that given the history of land use and the fairness issue there is one direction for this committee to take the program, and that is to make compensation prospective where it relates to Effective Farm Use (EFU) land.

194

Rep. Beck

Asks about how to look at the non-EFU landholders.

206

Macpherson

Replies that he believes that the non-EFU landowners have what they want.

219

Vice Chair Schrader

Asks who might be the person to talk to about the forest lands issue.

225

Macpherson

Believes that James Brown, State Forester would probably be the one to talk to.

252

Chair Williams

Recesses the meeting until 4:15 p.m.

262

Chair Williams

Reconvenes the meeting at 4:35 p.m.


 

297

Randy Tucker

1000 Friends of Oregon

Submits testimony and testifies on the fairness issue of land use (EXHIBIT B).  Says that the highest priority for a response to Measure 7 should be creating a dedicated fund for payment to deserving individual landowners for past regulations.

480

Chair Williams

Stresses that he would strongly encourage anyone, who would like to speak to the LC draft, do so next week.

TAPE 12, A

036

Vice Chair Schrader

Asks anyone interested in testifying submit written testimony or comments prior to next week’s meeting.

046

Rep. Morgan

Asks where one might find the “lot of record” data.

050

Chair Williams

Says that a presentation will be made next week by Metro regarding the data asked for.

069

Vice Chair Schrader

Explains that the presentation will include a compilation of all properties that might be affected.

085

Chair Williams

Clarifies further that the presentation will show some snapshots of people who have been in continuous ownership of their property pre-dating 1975 through 1993 and the change in the lot of record law.

100

Rep. Lowe

Says it would also be helpful to know what benefit has been accrued on the properties affected by SB 101.

121

Rep. Beck

Asks if there is a work group focusing on the funding component.

131

Chair Williams

Replies that he anticipates something in two weeks.

159

Don Schellenberg

Oregon Farm Bureau

Testifies that farm use assessment is not compensation.  Says that it is nothing more than using the income approach to determine the value of the property.

174

Chair Williams

Adjourns the meeting at 5:00 p.m.

 

Submitted By,                                                                           Reviewed By,

 

 

 

Jane Bodenweiser,                                                                    Virginia Gustafson Lucker,

Committee Assistant                                                                 Counsel

 

EXHIBIT SUMMARY

 

A – Written testimony submitted by Hector Macpherson, dated 4/3/01, 2 pp

B – Written testimony submitted by Randy Tucker, dated 5/3/01, 2 pp