HOUSE COMMITTEE ON LAND USE AND REGULATORY FAIRNESS

 

 

May 10, 2001                                                                                                       Hearing Room 357

3:30 p.m.                                                                                                                       Tapes 13 - 14

 

MEMBERS PRESENT:         Rep. Max Williams, Chair

Rep. Kurt Schrader, Vice-Chair

Rep. Chris Beck

Rep. Betsy Close

Rep. Kathy Lowe

Rep. Karen Minnis

Rep. Susan Morgan

 

 

STAFF PRESENT:                 Virginia Gustafson Lucker, Counsel

Jane Bodenweiser, Committee Assistant

 

 

MEASURE/ISSUES HEARD:           Land Use Regulatory Compensation

 

 

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 13, A

005

Chair Williams

Calls the meeting to order at 3:45 p.m. and outlines the materials that will be discussed.

068

Dan Cooper

Metro

Introduces Steve Erickson, Metro, Dean Anderson, Polk County and Art Schlack, Association of Oregon Counties.  Submits testimony and testifies on property ownership patterns that may be related to Measure 7 issues (EXHIBIT A).  Gives a power point presentation that follows ownership patterns (EXHIBIT B).

 

335

Rep. Close

Asks why Polk County was used as the example

338

Cooper

Replies that it was used because Dean Anderson is the Geographic Information Service (GIS) Director in Polk County and helped prepare the presentation.

378

Rep. Close

Says that she would like to see more information on a southern or eastern Oregon county.

388

Cooper

Continues his presentation.

TAPE 14, A

226

Chair Williams

States that he appreciates the data that has been gathered by Metro and the amount of work that has been involved.


 

250

Vice Chair  Schrader

Discusses the information provided and how it would work with the funding source.

285

Rep. Morgan

States that she would like to see some information on the more rural communities.

343

Schlack

States that the information relating to Jackson County is current.

398

Andy Sloop

City Club of Portland

Submits testimony and testifies on the City Club’s Measure 7 Study Committee .  Gives an overview of the written testimony (EXHIBIT C).

TAPE 13, B

114

Vice  Chair Schrader

Asks for written comments on the LC draft.

128

Mitch Rohse

American Planning Association

Submits testimony and testifies in support of LC 4258 (EXHIBIT D).  Says that they are concerned about a dual system of compensation, one for urban landowners, and the other for rural landowners.  States that he is also interested in compliance with the federal program.

222

Vice Chair Schrader

Explains that a dual system of compensation is not the intent of this legislation.

241

Linda Ludwig

League of Oregon Cities

Submits testimony and testifies on the components of the LC 4258 Draft (EXHIBIT E).

399

Harlan Levy

Oregon Association of Realtors

Submits testimony and testifies in opposition to the LC 4258 Draft (EXHIBIT F).  States that the 50 percent threshold contained in Section 4, page 3, line 29 will not be fair to many property owners.

TAPE 14, B

055

Vice Chair  Schrader

Asks what percentage he might suggest.

065

Levy

Says he has not had that discussion with the association yet, but says 25 percent might be more appropriate.

078

Vice Chair  Schrader

Asks if the association believes there should only be a prospective task for this committee.

086

Levy

Explains the association’s stand.

114

Jeremy Wright

Oregon Community Protection Coalition

Submits testimony and testifies on Measure 7 issues (EXHIBIT G).  Says that the coalition believes that compensation should be in cash.

238

Art Schlack

Association of Oregon Counties

Submits “Adopted Principles on Ballot Measure 7” (EXHIBIT H) and discusses the various areas of concern with LC 4258.

343

Chair Williams

Talks about the “Rural Concepts” piece that is the working document for the retroactive compensation segment of the proposed legislation. (EXHIBIT I).

407

Chair Williams

Adjourns the meeting at 5:35 p.m.

 

Submitted By,                                                                           Reviewed By,

 

 

 

Jane Bodenweiser,                                                                    Virginia Gustafson Lucker,

Committee Assistant                                                                 Counsel

 

EXHIBIT SUMMARY

 

A – Written testimony submitted by Dan Cooper, Dated 5/10/01, 14 pp

B – Copy of power point presentation submitted by Dan Cooper, 5 pp

C – Written testimony submitted by Andy Sloop, dated 5/10/01, 9 pp

D – Written testimony submitted by Mitch Rohse, dated 5/10/01, 2 pp

E – Written testimony submitted by Linda Ludwig, dated 5/10/01, 4 pp

F – Written testimony submitted by Harlan Levy, dated 5/10/01, 3 pp

G – Written testimony submitted by Jeremy Wright, dated 5/10/01, 8 pp

H – Written testimony submitted by Art Schlack, dated 4/30/01, 2 pp

I – Working document submitted by staff, 8 pp