Joint Committee on Ways and Means – 2007 Session

Natural Resources Subcommittee

 

Meeting Index

 

March 19, 2007

Hearing Room H-174

8:30 a.m.

Tapes: 57, 58A

 

Members Present:

Sen. Devlin, Chair

Sen. Avakian

Sen. Nelson

Rep. Dingfelder, Vice-Chair

Rep. Clem

Rep. Burley

Rep. Garrard

 

Members Excused:

 

Rep. Nolan

 

Staff Present:

Susie Jordan, Budget Analyst, Legislative Fiscal Office

Patti O’Rielly, Committee Assistant, Legislative Fiscal Office

 

Measures or Issues Heard:

HB 5050, Water Resources Department – Public Hearing with Public Testimony

HB 5051, Water Resources Department Fee Bill – Public Hearing with Public Testimony

 

This meeting index is in compliance with Senate and House Rules.  For complete content, please refer to the CDs.

Tape #/Counter

Speaker

Issues, Votes, Exhibits

TAPE 57A

 

 

003

Sen. Nelson

Calls the meeting to order at 8:35 AM

Opens Public Hearing on HB 5050, Water Resources Department and  HB 5051, Water Resources Department Fee Bill

 

Opens Public Testimony

009

John Jackson, Commissioner, Water Resources Commission

 

061

Chair Devlin

Enters Witness Registration Sheets (Exhibit #1)

062

Sen. Nelson

 

065

Mr. Jackson

 

075

Chair Devlin

 

081

Peggy Lynch, League of Women Voters of Oregon

Enters letter from League of Women Voters dated 3/19/07 (Exhibit #2)

111

Chair Devlin

 

113

Jim Azumano, Advisor on Rural Policy, Governor’s Office

 

140

Chair Devlin

 

141

Rep. Burley

 

149

Mr. Azumano

 

151

Chair Devlin

 

155

Scott Ashcom, Oregon Agricultural Alliance

 

173

Chair Devlin

 

174

Vice-Chair Dingfelder

 

183

Mr. Ashcom

 

197

Chair Devlin

 

198

Jeff Stone, Director of Government Relations, Oregon Association of Nurseries

Enters written copy of Jeff Stone’s public testimony dated 3/19/07 (Exhibit #3) 

232

Chair Devlin

 

233

Rep. Garrard

 

234

Mr. Stone

 

238

Chair Devlin

 

239

Rep. Clem

 

250

Mr. Stone

 

278

Chair Devlin

 

278

Rep. Garrard

 

284

Mr. Stone

 

293

Chair Devlin

 

298

Phil Donovan, Confederated Tribes of Umatilla

 

339

Rick George, Confederated Tribes of Umatilla

 

TAPE 58A

 

 

001

Mr. George

Continues public testimony

010

Chair Devlin

 

011

Rep. Burley

 

014

Mr. George

 

034

Chair Devlin

 

035

Rep. Burley

 

039

Mr. George

 

040

Rep. Burley

 

043

Mr. George

 

055

Chair Devlin

 

055

Vice-Chair Dingfelder

 

063

Mr. George

 

097

Chair Devlin

 

098

Sen. Nelson

 

111

Mr. George

 

123

Sen. Nelson

 

127

Mr. George

 

147

Chair Devlin

 

155

Anita Winkler, Oregon Water Resources Congress

 

209

Amanda Rich, Special Districts Association of Oregon

 

232

Chair Devlin

 

235

Rep. Burley

 

240

Ms. Winkler

 

243

Rep. Burley

 

245

Chair Devlin

 

247

Phil Ward, Director, Water Resources Department

 

254

Vice-Chair Dingfelder

 

255

Chair Devlin

 

256

Rep. Burley

 

257

Paul Siebert, Analyst, Legislative Fiscal Office

 

263

Chair Devlin

 

275

Doug Riggs, Central Oregon Cities Organization

 

297

Chair Devlin

 

298

Jerry Schmidt, Oregon Groundwater Association

Enters information on Oregon Water Resources Department State Observation Well Network (Exhibit #4)

356

Chair Devlin

 

357

Vice-Chair Dingfelder

 

371

Mr. Schmidt

 

408

Chair Devlin

 

423

David Moskowitz, Water Watch of Oregon

Enters written copy of David Moskowitz’ public testimony dated 3/19/07 (Exhibit #5)

TAPE 57B

 

 

001

Mr. Moskowitz

Continues public testimony

060

Chair Devlin

 

061

Vice-Chair Dingfelder

 

063

Mr. Moskowitz

 

074

Vice-Chair Dingfelder

 

084

Chair Devlin

 

085

Mr. Moskowitz

 

087

Chair Devlin

 

091

Mr. Ward

 

091

Debbie Colbert, Water Resources Department

 

110

Chair Devlin

 

113

Rep. Burley

 

117

Ms. Colbert

 

126

Rep. Burley

 

133

Ms. Colbert

 

138

Rep. Burley

 

143

Mr. Ward

 

163

Chair Devlin

Adjourns the hearing at 9:50 AM