Joint Committee on Ways and Means – 2007 Session

Natural Resources Subcommittee

 

Meeting Index

 

April 18, 2007

Hearing Room H-174

8:30 a.m.

Tapes: 93, 94A

 

Members Present:

Sen. Devlin, Chair

Sen. Avakian

Sen. Nelson

Rep. Dingfelder, Vice-Chair

Rep. Clem

Rep. Nolan

Rep. Burley

Rep. Garrard

 

Members Excused:

 

 

 

Staff Present:

Susie Jordan, Budget Analyst, Legislative Fiscal Office

Paul Siebert, Budget Analyst, Legislative Fiscal Office

Patti O’Rielly, Committee Assistant, Legislative Fiscal Office

 

Measures or Issues Heard:

HB 5033, Department of Land Conservation and Development – Work Session

HB 5002, Department of Agriculture – Public Hearing with Public Testimony

HB 5003, Department of Agriculture 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 93A

 

 

003

Chair Devlin

Calls the hearing to order at 8:35 AM

Opens a Work Session on HB 5033, Department of Land Conservation and Development

006

Susie Jordan, Analyst, Legislative Fiscal Office

Submits Legislative Fiscal Office Work Session Recommendations (Exhibit #1)

Submits Work Session Action Report (Exhibit #2)

Submits Proposed and Legislatively Adopted Key Performance Measures (Exhibit #3)

046

Chair Devlin

 

047

Vice-Chair Dingfelder

Moves the Legislative Fiscal Office recommendation to amend HB 5033

049

Chair Devlin

VOTE:  5 – 3 – 0

Aye:  Sens. Devlin and Avakian; Reps. Clem, Nolan, and Dingfelder

No:  Sen. Nelson, and Reps. Burley and Garrard

Declares the motion CARRIED

054

Ms. Jordan

 

060

Chair Devlin

 

061

Vice-Chair Dingfelder

Moves to accept Legislative Fiscal Office recommendations on the performance measures

063

Chair Devlin

VOTE:  8 – 0 – 0  

Hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED

066

Rep. Burley

 

067

Chair Devlin

 

071

Rep. Burley

 

072

Rep. Garrard

 

074

Chair Devlin

 

075

Ms Jordan

 

088

Chair Devlin

 

089

Vice-Chair Dingfelder

Moves approval of the Legislative Fiscal Office recommended budget note

090

Rep. Nolan

 

092

Chair Devlin

 

093

Lane Shetterly, Director, Land Conservation and Development

 

113

Chair Devlin

 

118

Mr. Shetterly

 

120

Chair Devlin

 

122

Rep. Garrard

 

128

Chair Devlin

VOTE:  5 – 3 – 0

Aye:  Sens. Devlin and Avakian; Reps. Clem, Nolan, and Dingfelder

No:  Sen. Nelson, and Reps. Burley and Garrard

Declares the motion CARRIED

138

Mr. Shetterly

 

141

Rep. Nolan

 

148

Mr. Shetterly

 

149

Chair Devlin

 

150

Vice-Chair Dingfelder

Moves HB 5033, as Amended, to the Full Committee with a Do Pass recommendation

151

Chair Devlin

 

154

Rep. Clem

 

161

Sen. Nelson

 

178

Sen. Avakian

 

194

Rep. Garrard

 

201

Rep. Burley

 

208

Chair Devlin

 

209

Rep. Nolan

 

221

Chair Devlin

 

222

Rep. Clem

 

225

Chair Devlin

VOTE:  5 – 3 – 0

Aye:  Sens. Devlin and Avakian; Reps. Clem, Nolan, and Dingfelder

No:  Sen. Nelson, and Reps. Burley and Garrard

Declares the motion CARRIED

236

Vice-Chair Dingfelder

 

236

Chair Devlin

Closes Work Session on HB 5033, Department of Land Conservation and Development

Opens Public Hearing on HB 5002, Department of Agriculture and HB 5003, Department of Agriculture Fee Bill

Opens Public Testimony

260

Paul Siebert, Analyst. Legislative Fiscal Office

Enters Department of Agriculture responses to questions from 4/17/07 public hearing (Exhibit #4)

Enters packet of correspondence in support of HB 5002, Department of Agriculture (Exhibit #5)

275

Chair Devlin

 

277

Kim Puzey, General Manager, Port of Umatilla

Submits written copy of testimony of Kim Puzey (Exhibit #6)

334

Doyle Hinman, Henry Estate Winery

 

387

Chair Devlin

 

392

Mr. Puzey

 

398

Chair Devlin

 

403

Rick Jacobson. Retired President, Norpac Foods

 

TAPE 94A

 

 

001

Mr. Jacobson

Continues with public testimony

028

Al Elkins, Oregon Hunters’ Association

 

035

Sen. Nelson

 

038

Mr. Jacobson

 

039

Chair Devlin

 

049

John McDonald, President, Oregon Association of Conservation Districts

Submits written copy of testimony of John McDonald (Exhibit #7)

111

Michelle Markesteyn, Ecotrust Food & Farms

Submits information on Oregon Farmers Feeding Oregon Kids and the Farm-to-School Program (Exhibit #8)

137

Sen Nelson

 

139

Ms. Markesteyn

 

141

Chair Devlin

 

142

Rep. Clem

 

145

Sen. Nelson

 

147

Ms. Markesteyn

 

149

Sen. Nelson

 

153

Chair Devlin

 

156

Gail Achterman, Oregon State University

Submits flyer on OSU Oregon Explorer Project (Exhibit #9)

200

Chair Devlin

 

201

Jimmy Kagan, Oregon State University

 

208

Chair Devlin

 

210

John McCulley, Agriculture Cooperative Council of Oregon

 

239

Dave Nelson, Representative, Oregon Dairy Farmers and Oregon Seed Council

 

278

Chair Devlin

 

286

Bernie Faber, Dairy Farmer, Chairman of State Board of Agriculture

 

309

Chris Jarmer, Oregon Forest Industries Council

 

323

Chair Devlin

 

329

Katie Fast, Oregon Farm Bureau Federation

Submits written copy of testimony of Katie Fast (Exhibit #10)

430

Rep. Garrard

 

439

Rep Burley

 

442

Ted Lorensen, Oregon Department of Forestry

 

TAPE 93B

 

 

001

Mr. Lorensen

Continues with public testimony

036

Chair Devlin

 

037

Rep. Clem

 

038

Ms. Fast

 

044

Chair Devlin

 

049

Jeff Stone, Director, Oregon Association of Nurseries

Submits written copy of testimony of Jeff Stone (Exhibit #11)

101

Terry Witt, Executive Director, Oregonians for Food & Shelter

Submits memorandum from Oregonians for Food and Shelter dated 4/18/07 (Exhibit #12)

132

Chair Devlin

 

132

Rep. Burley

 

134

Mr. Witt

 

143

Chair Devlin

 

148

Bruce Taylor, Defenders of Wildlife

Submits written copy of testimony of Bruce Taylor (Exhibit #13)

162

Brice Anderson, NW Food Processors Association

 

202

Chair Devlin

 

207

Jim Welsh, Oregon Cattlemen Association

Submits letter of testimony signed by several organizations in support of the Department of Agriculture (Exhibit #14)

241

Chair Devlin

 

245

Nan Evans, The Nature Conservancy

 

293

Chair Devlin

 

294

Allison Hensey, Oregon Environmental Council

Submits letter from the Oregon Environmental Council dated 4/18/07 (Exhibit #15)

 

 

Enters written testimony of Tammy Dennee (Exhibit #16)

Enters written testimony of Dr. Michael Willett (Exhibit #17)

Enters written testimony of Darrin Walenta (Exhibit #18)

Enters Witness Registration Sheets (Exhibit #19)

318

Chair Devlin

Adjourns the hearing at 10:00 AM