HOUSE COMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION

 

 

March 02, 2005   Hearing Room C

1:00 P.M. Tapes 18 – 19

 

MEMBERS PRESENT:            Rep. George Gilman, Chair

Rep. Terry Beyer, Vice-Chair

Rep. Deborah Boone

Rep. Scott Bruun

Rep. Dave Hunt

Rep. Kim Thatcher

 

MEMBER EXCUSED:             Rep. Chuck Burley, Vice-Chair

 

STAFF PRESENT:                  John Houser, Committee Administrator

Mike Reiley, Committee Assistant

 

MEASURES/ISSUES HEARD:

HB 2422 – Public Hearing and Work Session

Oregon Metropolitan Organizations – Informational Meeting

 

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 18, A

003

Chair Gilman

Calls the meeting to order at 1:04 p.m. Opens a public hearing on

HB 2422.

HB 2422 – PUBLIC HEARING

006

John Houser

Committee Administrator. Introduces HB 2422 and -1 amendments (EXHIBIT A).

015

Shawn Miller

Oregon Independent Auto Dealers Association (OIADA). Submits testimony in support of HB 2422 (EXHIBIT B).

028

Jose Pinomesa

Vice President, Auto Independent Auto Dealers Association. Testifies in support of HB 2422.

045

Miller

Summarizes HB 2422 and -1 amendments explaining the changing of the registration period from 90 days to 180 days (EXHIBIT A).

058

Rep. Beyer

Asks for an explanation of other instances where a change would be appropriate.

060

Miller

Defers to Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ).

071

Monty King

President, Oregon Vehicle Dealers Association. Testifies in support of HB 2422. Explains that HB 2422 will allow auto dealers to show that the cars passed DEQ when they sold it.

102

Andy Ginsburg

Air Quality Division Administrator, DEQ. Explains how other members of the public would benefit from HB 2422.

122

Chair Gilman

Closes the public hearing on HB 2422 and opens a work session on

HB 2422.

HB 2422 – WORK SESSION

124

Rep. Beyer

MOTION:  Moves to ADOPT HB 2422-1 amendments dated 02/28/05.

 

 

VOTE:  6-0-1

EXCUSED: 1 – Rep. Burley

 

Chair Gilman

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

133

Rep. Beyer

MOTION:  Moves HB 2422 to the floor with a DO PASS AS AMENDED recommendation.

 

 

VOTE:  6-0-1

EXCUSED:  1 - Rep. Burley

 

Chair Gilman

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

141

Rep. Beyer

MOTION:  Moves HB 2422 be placed on the CONSENT CALENDAR.

 

 

VOTE:  6-0-1

EXCUSED:  1 - Rep. Burley

 

Chair Gilman

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

148

Chair Gilman

Closes the work session on HB 2422 and opens an informational meeting on Oregon Metropolitan Planning Organizations.

OREGON METROPOLITAN PLANNING ORGANIZATIONS – INFORMATIONAL MEETING

155

Betty Griffiths

Councilor, Corvallis City Council; Vice Chair, Corvallis Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO). Introduces Mike Quilty, Dan Clem, and Rex Burkholder. Begins summarizing the PowerPoint presentation (EXHIBIT C).

220

Mike Quilty

Chair, Rogue Valley MPO Policy Board. Continues the PowerPoint presentation (EXHIBIT C).

292

Dan Clem

Councilor, City of Salem. Continues the PowerPoint presentation (EXHIBIT C).

407

Rex Burkholder

Councilor, Metro. Continues the PowerPoint presentation (EXHIBIT C).

TAPE 19, A

053

Rep. Hunt

Asks about the solutions to funding MPOs.

061

Griffiths

Answers that the MPOs are too new to make recommendations. Says they do not have one set solution.

067

Burkholder

Explains funding issues and directs attention to EXHIBIT C.

084

Clem

Notes that ConnectOregon and lottery funds should be used to better leverage federal funds.

102

Rep. Thatcher

Notes various transportation organizations and asks how they all work together.

109

Burkholder

Explains transportation plans and coordination in state transportation improvement plans and mechanisms to make it all work.

130

Rep. Boone

Explains transportation planning in her district.

144

Chair Gilman

Asks about “leaving federal funds on the table.”

147

Clem

Clarifies that using state money leads to matching funds for priorities.

174

Chair Gilman

Asks if Jackson County is involved in transportation planning.

179

Quilty

Answers yes and explains involvement.

185

Griffiths

Cites roster of involved organization in (EXHIBIT C) and involvement.

194

Rep. Thatcher

Asks about the match between roads and transit.

200

Burkholder

Answers that road programs get 90% matching federal funds with a 10% local or state match, and 50% matching federal funds for transit programs.

208

Rep. Thatcher

Clarifies that federal funds are more available for road programs rather than transit programs.

210

Burkholder

Answers yes and notes that the reason money is spent on roads is the 90% match in funds.

215

Quilty

Cites freight mobility studies that have looked 20 years to the future to move freight and people and economic impacts.

234

Chair Gilman

Closes the informational meeting on Oregon Metropolitan Planning Organizations. Adjourns the meeting at 1:48 p.m.

 

 

EXHIBIT SUMMARY

 

  1. HB 2422, -1 amendments, staff, 1 p
  2. HB 2422, prepared testimony, Shawn Miller, 1 p
  3. Oregon Metropolitan Planning Organizations, overview and PowerPoint presentation, Betty Griffiths, 24 pp