SENATE COMMITTEE ON

TRANSPORTATION AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

 

 

April 24 2003                                                                                                          Hearing Room C

8:00 AM                                                                                                                            Tapes 100 

 

MEMBERS PRESENT:         Sen. Rick Metsger, Chair

Sen. President Peter Courtney

Sen. David Nelson

Sen. Ryan Deckert

 

MEMBERS EXCUSED:        Sen. Bruce Starr, Vice-Chair

                                               

STAFF PRESENT:                 Amy Joyce, Committee Administrator  

Annastasia Suess, Committee Assistant

 

MEASURE/ISSUES HEARD: SB 190 – Public Hearing and Work Session

                                                SB 598 - Public Hearing

                                                           

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 100, A

002

Chair Metsger

Calls the committee to order at 8:05 a.m. and opens a public hearing on SB 190.

SB 190  - PUBLIC HEARING

018

Tom Gallagher

Proponent of SB 190.  Provides summary and testimony on the dash three amendments to SB 190 (EXHIBIT A).

028

Katie Ironchair

Board of Maritime. Provides clarification on the dash three amendments to SB 190. 

038

Dave Fisk

Lobbyist, Columbia River Pilots. Provides testimony in support of the dash three amendments to SB 190.

048

Rod Douglas

Columbia River Steamship Operation. Provides testimony in support of the dash three amendments to SB 190.

050

Chair Metsger

Asks about the fiscal impact of the dash three amendments.

055

Fisk

States there will not be a general funds impact.  States Ways and Means will need to address the funds.

058

Chair Metsger

Closes the public hearing on SB 190 and opens a work session on SB 190.

SB 190 – WORK SESSION

060

Chair Metsger

MOTION:  Moves to ADOPT SB 190-3 amendments dated 04/24/03.

 

 

VOTE:  3-0

AYE:  3 - Sen. President Courtney, Sen. Metsger, Sen. Nelson

EXCUSED:  2 - Sen. B. Starr, Sen. Deckert

062

Chair Metsger

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

065

Chair Metsger

MOTION:  Moves SB 190 to the floor with a DO PASS AS AMENDED recommendation and BE REFERRED to the committee on Ways and Means by prior reference.

 

 

VOTE:  3-0

AYE:  3 - Sen. President Courtney, Sen. Metsger, Sen. Nelson

EXCUSED:  2 - Sen. B. Starr, Sen. Deckert

068

Chair Metsger

The motion Carries.

070

Chair Metsger

Closes the work session on SB 190 and opens a public hearing on SB 598.

SB 598 – PUBLIC HEARING

072

Mayor Linda Malone

Council Member, City of Sandy. Provides summary and written testimony in favor of SB 598 (EXHIBIT B).

109

Roberta Kennedy

Council Member, City of Sandy. Provides testimony in support of SB 598.

147

Don Allen

Council Member, City of Sandy. Provides testimony in support of SB 598.  Elaborates on the need for the jurisdiction proposed.

181

Chair Metsger

Asks why there is a need for the city to take control of the highway.

191

Mayor Malone

States the bill allows for the right to apply for leadership in Sandy.

240

Chair Metsger

Asks for elaboration on the day to day dealings between Sandy and Oregon Department of Transportation.

250

Scott Lazenby

City Manager, Sandy. States that SB 598 will expedite highway projects related to Sandy’s urban renewal project.

263

Sen. Nelson

Comments on the uniqueness of Sandy and asks for elaboration on how it differs from other Oregon cities.

270

Lazenby

States the proposal is a pilot project.

290

Mayor Malone

Comments on the Sandy’s jurisdiction.

300

Chair Metsger

Comments on state highways.

320

John Rosenberger

Deputy Director of Highways, ODOT. Provides summary and written testimony on SB 598 (EXHIBIT C). States there are several concerns with the bill as currently written.

350

Chair Metsger

Closes the public hearing on SB 598 and adjourns the committee at 8:26 a.m.

 

EXHIBIT SUMMARY

 

A – SB 190, dash three amendments, Tom Gallagher, 2 pp

B – SB 598, written testimony, Mayor Linda Malone, 2 pp

C – SB 598, written testimony, John Rosenberger, 1 p