SENATE COMMITTEE ON ENVIRONMENT AND NATURAL RESOURCES

TAPE LOG

 

March 15, 2007   Hearing Room B

3:00 P.M. Tapes  31 – 32

 

MEMBERS PRESENT:            Sen. Brad Avakian, Chair

Sen. Jason Atkinson, Vice-Chair

Sen. Alan Bates

Sen. Roger Beyer

Sen. Floyd Prozanski

                                               

STAFF PRESENT:                  Sue Marshall, Committee Administrator

Matthew Davis, Committee Assistant

                                               

Measures or Issues Heard:            SB 838 – Public Hearing and Work Session

 

This tape log is in compliance with Senate and House Rules.  For complete contents, please refer to the cassette tapes.

 

TAPE #

AND SIDE

COUNTER

NUMBER

BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF SUBJECT MATTER

OR CHANGE IN SPEAKER

31A

004

Chair Avakian calls the meeting to order at 3:11 p.m. (EXHIBIT A)

SB 838 – WORK SESSION

 

016

MOTION:  Sen. Atkinson moves to ADOPT SB 838-2 amendments dated 03/15/07.

 

017

VOTE:  5-0-0

 

 

Chair Avakian hearing no objection, declares the motion CARRIED.

SB838 –  PUBLIC HEARING

 

026

Sen. Prozanski

 

031

Ralph Groener, Association of Federal State County and Municipal Employees (EXHIBIT B)

 

034

Chair Avakian

 

035

Groener

 

069

Chair Avakian

 

073

Armand Minthorn, Board of Trustees of the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla

 

195

Chair Avakian

 

198

Phil Donovan Government Affairs Representative for the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla

 

204

Chair Avakian

 

211

Barbara Byrd, Secretary Treasurer, Oregon AFL-CIO (EXHIBIT C)

 

266

Jefferson Smith, Oregon Bus Project

31A

320

Fred Huette, Energy Coordinator, Oregon Chapter of the Sierra Club

(EXHIBIT D)

 

376

Chair Avakian

 

387

Lee Beyer, Chairman of the Oregon Public Utilities Commission

32A

001

Beyer (continued)

 

017

Chair Avakian

 

018

Sen. Beyer

 

021

Beyer

 

033

Chair Avakian

 

040

Bill Kluting, Carpenter’s Industrial Council (EXHIBITS E,F)

 

085

Sandy Lonsdale, formerly of Silvan Power Company and Vulcan Power Company

 

143

Chair Avakian

 

144

Lonsdale

 

158

Jeremy Hays, Oregon Apollo Alliance (EXHIBIT G)

 

188

Chair Avakian

 

198

Doris Penwell, Association of Oregon Counties (EXHIBIT H)

 

245

Andrea Fogue, League of Oregon Cities (EXHIBIT I)

 

298

Chair Avakian

 

305

Fogne

 

309

Chair

 

311

Sandy Flicker, Oregon Rural Electric Cooperative Association (EXHIBITS T,U)

 

426

Marc Farmer, West Oregon Electric Cooperative

31B

001

Farmer (continued)

 

031

Chair Avakian

 

039

Flicker

 

046

Farmer

 

048

Chair Avakian

 

051

Paul Davies, General Manager of Central Lincoln  People’s Utility District (EXHIBIT J)

 

079

Don Goddard, Representing Oregon’s Six Public Utility Districts (EXHIBIT K)

 

087

Chair Avakian

 

091

Goddard

 

108

Chair Avakian

 

122

Greg Miller, Associated Oregon Industries, (EXHIBIT L)

 

171

Julie Brandis, Executive Director of Associated Oregon Industries (EXHIBIT M)

31B

323

Melinda Davidson, Industrial Customers of Northwest Utilities (EXHIBIT N)

 

376

Sen. Beyer

 

386

Davidson

 

417

Sen. Atkinson

 

424

Miller

 

425

Sen. Atkinson

 

435

Brandis,

32B

001

Brandis (continued)

 

003

Sen. Atkinson

 

004

Brandis

 

010

Chair Avakian

 

012

Sen. Bates

 

016

Chair Avakian

 

027

Dave Robinson, Government Affairs Director for Portland General Electric (EXHIBIT O)

 

053

Chair Avakian

 

055

Jason Eisdorfer, Citizen’s Utility Board (EXHIBIT P)

 

100

Chair Avakian

 

106

Scott Bolton, Government Affairs Manager for Pacific Power (EXHIBIT Z)

 

164

Chair Avakian

The following prepared testimony is submitted for the record without public testimony.

 

 

Diane Broad, TriAxis Engineering Incorporated (EXHIBIT Q)

 

 

Gary Langenwalter, Chair of the Oregon Interfaith Global Warming Campaign (EXHIBIT R)

 

 

Jenny Holmes, Environmental Ministries Director for the Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon (EXHIBIT S)

 

 

Kathy Ging, Eugene, Oregon (EXHIBIT V)

 

 

Gerry Shapiro, Eugene, Oregon (EXHIBIT W)

 

 

Natalie McIntire, Senior Policy Associate at the Renewable Northwest Project (EXHIBIT X)

 

 

Maui Meyer, Hood River County Commissioner (EXHIBIT Y)

 

169

Chair Avakian adjourns the meeting at 4:53 p.m.

EXHIBIT SUMMARY

 

  1. SB 838 ,conceptual amendments, Sen. Brad Avakian, 37 pp
  2. SB 838, written testimony, Ralph Groener, 1 p
  3. SB 838, written testimony, Barbara Byrd, 2 pp
  4. SB 838, written testimony, Fred Huette, 2 pp
  5. SB 838, fact sheet, Bill Kluting, 1 p
  6. SB 838, fact sheet, Bill Kluting, 1 p
  7. SB 838, written testimony, Jeremy Hays, 1 p
  8. SB 838, written testimony, Doris Penwell, 2 pp
  9. SB 838, written testimony, Andrea Fogue, 1 p
  10. SB 838, written testimony, Paul Davies, 3 pp
  11. SB 838, written testimony, Don Godard, 2 pp
  12. SB 838, informational packet, Greg Miller, 6 pp
  13. SB 838, fact sheet, Julie Brandis, 1 p
  14. SB 838, written testimony and fact sheets, Melinda Davidson, 5 pp
  15. SB 838, written testimony, Dave Robertson, 2 pp
  16. SB 838, written testimony, Jason Eisdorfer, 2 pp
  17. SB 838, written testimony, Diane Broad, 2 pp
  18. SB 838, written testimony, Gary Langenwalter, 1 p
  19. SB 838, written testimony, Jenny Holmes, 9 pp
  20. SB 838, written testimony, Sandy Flicker, 2 pp
  21. SB 838, conceptual amendments, Sandy Flicker, 1 p
  22. SB 838, written testimony and conceptual amendments, Kathy Ging, 4 pp
  23. SB 838, written testimony, Gerry Shapiro, 1 p
  24. SB 838, written testimony, Natalie McIntire, 1 p
  25. SB 838, written testimony, Maui Meyer, 2 pp
  26. SB 838, written testimony, Scott Bolton, 5 pp