Joint Committee on Ways and Means – 2007 Session

Natural Resources Subcommittee

 

Meeting Index

 

March 27, 2007

Hearing Room H-174

8:30 a.m.

Tapes: 67, 68A

 

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:

Paul Siebert, Budget Analyst, Legislative Fiscal Office

Patti O’Rielly, Committee Assistant, Legislative Fiscal Office

 

Measures or Issues Heard:

SB 5542, Oregon Watershed Enhancement Board - Public Hearing with Public Testimony

SB 5543, Oregon Watershed Enhancement Board Capital Construction -                                               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 67A

 

 

003

Chair Devlin

Calls the hearing to order at 8:31 AM

Opens Public Hearing on SB 5542, Oregon Watershed Enhancement Board and SB 5543, Oregon Watershed Enhancement Board Capital Construction

Opens Public Testimony

006

Paul Siebert, Analyst, Legislative Fiscal Office

Enters written testimony of the Defenders of Wildlife (Exhibit #1)

010

Chair Devlin

 

017

John McDonald, Oregon Association of Conservation Districts

Submits written testimony of John McDonald dated 3/27/07 (Exhibit #2)

055

Chair Devlin

 

057

Fred Warner, Chairman, Baker County Board of Commissioners

Submits written testimony of Fred Warner dated 3/26/07 (Exhibit #3)

092

Chair Devlin

 

093

Sen. Nelson

 

096

Mr. McDonald

 

126

Sen. Nelson

 

131

Mr. Warner

 

158

Mr. McDonald

 

174

Vice-Chair Dingfelder

 

185

Mr. McDonald

 

206

Chair Devlin

 

218

Liz Vollmer-Buhl, Siuslaw Watershed Council

 

238

Corena Friel, High School Volunteer, Siuslaw Watershed Council

 

241

Christine Logan, High School Volunteer, Siuslaw Watershed Council

 

243

Ms. Friel

 

253

Ms. Logan

 

265

Jeannie Ginter, Volunteer, Siuslaw Watershed Council

 

313

Chair Devlin

 

323

John Buckley, District Manager, East Fork Irrigation District, Hood River

 

418

Chair Devlin

 

420

John Moriarty, Network of Oregon Watershed Councils

 

TAPE 68A

 

 

001

Mr. Moriarty

Continues with public testimony

031

Chair Devlin

 

032

Sen. Nelson

 

033

Mr. Siebert

 

037

Sen. Nelson

 

038

Mr. Siebert

 

041

Sen. Nelson

 

042

Mr. Moriarty

 

052

Chair Devlin

 

054

Mr. Moriarty

 

057

Chair Devlin

 

058

Mr. Moriarty

 

059

Chair Devlin

 

064

Dana Erickson, Long Tom Watershed Council

 

137

Alan Horton, Managing Director, Oregon Trout

Submits written testimony of Alan Horton dated 3/27/07 (Exhibit #4)

197

Chair Devlin

 

198

Sen. Nelson

 

205

Chair Devlin

 

208

Sen. Nelson

 

209

Chair Devlin

 

217

Mr. Horton

 

223

Chair Devlin

 

226

Mr. Horton

 

228

Rep. Burley

 

243

Chair Devlin

 

256

Mr. Siebert

 

273

Sen. Nelson

 

280

Chair Devlin

 

281

Sen. Nelson

 

283

Chair Devlin

 

312

Mr. Horton

 

314

Chair Devlin

 

332

Jim Labbe, Board of Directors, Johnson Creek Watershed Council

Submits written testimony of Jim Labbe dated 3/27/07 (Exhibit #5)

421

Allison Hensey, Program Director for Agriculture, Oregon Environmental Council

Submits letter signed by 8 different groups dated 3/20/07 regarding Measure 66 (Exhibit #6)

TAPE 67B

 

 

001

Ms. Hensey

Continues with public testimony

045

Chair Devlin

 

052

Nan Evans, Director, The Nature Conservancy

Submits letter from The Nature Conservancy (Exhibit #7)

171

Chair Devlin

 

172

Rep. Clem

 

177

Ms. Evans

 

184

Rep. Clem

 

186

Ms. Evans

 

192

Chair Devlin

 

198

Tom Byler, Executive Director, Oregon Watershed Enhancement Board

 

218

Sen. Nelson

 

222

Chair Devlin

 

223

Mr. Byler

 

226

Rep. Clem

 

237

Mr. Byler

 

245

Chair Devlin

 

246

Rep. Garrard

 

252

Chair Devlin

 

257

Mr. Byler

 

259

Vice-Chair Dingfelder

 

265

Rep. Burley

 

267

Chair Devlin

Enters Witness Registration Sheets (Exhibit #8)

Adjourns the hearing at 9:55 AM