PUBLIC HEARING: SB 819, SB 26, SB 28

 

TAPES # 85A-B, 86A-B

 

SENATE FINANCE & REVENUE COMMITTEE

TAPE INDEX

APRIL 10, 2007  8:45 AM  STATE CAPITOL BUILDING

 

Members Present:                        Sen. Ryan Deckert, Chair

                        Sen. Gary George, Vice Chair

                        Sen. Ginny Burdick

                        Sen. Rod Monroe

                        Sen. Bruce Starr                                        

                                                                       

Witnesses Present:                        Sen. Kurt Schrader, District 20        

Michael Kennedy, Office of Economic Analysis

Tim Nesbitt, Deputy Chief of Staff, Office of the Governor

Elizabeth Harchenko, Director, Oregon Department of Revenue

Mike Grainey, Director, Department of Energy

Steven McGrath, Portland solar developer

Tom O’Connor, Oregon Municipal Electric Utilities Assn.

Bruce Warner, Portland Development

Steve Bryant, League of Oregon Cities, Association of Oregon Redevelopment Agencies

Wes Hare, City of Albany City Manager

B.J. Smith, Director, Clackamas County Public and Government Relations

Gary Cook, Clackamas County

Dexter Johnson, Assistant County Council for Clackamas County

Jeff Tashman, Association of Oregon Redevelopment Agencies

John Wales, City of Salem, Urban Development Department

 

Staff Present:                        Paul Warner, Legislative Revenue Officer

                        Steve Meyer, Economist

                        Barbara Guardino, Committee Assistant

 

 

TAPE 85, SIDE A

005

Chair Deckert

Calls meeting to order at 8:50 a.m. Opens public hearing on SB 26.

 

PUBLIC HEARING, SB 26

 

012

Warner

Paul Warner, Legislative Revenue Officer (Exhibit A)

074

Acting Chair Monroe

 

077

Sen. Schrader

Sen. Kurt Schrader, District 20

147

Acting Chair Monroe

 

164

Kennedy

Michael Kennedy, Office of Economic Analysis

 

169

Acting Chair Monroe

 

174

Kennedy

 

180

Sen. Starr

 

191

Warner

 

197

Acting Chair Monroe

 

198

Kennedy

 

211

Sen. Deckert

 

219

Kennedy

 

235

Vice Chair George

 

246

Kennedy

 

253

Vice Chair George

 

257

Acting Chair Monroe

Closes public hearing on SB 26.

268

Chair Deckert

Opens public hearing on SB 819.

 

PUBLIC HEARING, SB 819

 

275

Warner

(Exhibit B)

333

Chair Deckert

 

351

Nesbitt

Tim Nesbitt, Deputy Chief of Staff, Office of the Governor (Exhibit C)

419

Harchenko

Elizabeth Harchenko, Director, Oregon Department of Revenue (Exhibit D)

474

Chair Deckert

 

 

TAPE 86, SIDE A

024

Harchenko

 

029

Chair Deckert

 

037

Harchenko

 

039

Chair Deckert

 

044

Vice Chair George

 

049

Harchenko

 

057

Chair Deckert

 

061

Harchenko

 

098

Chair Deckert

 

100

Sen. Monroe

 

105

Harchenko

 

117

Sen. Monroe

 

119

Harchenko

 

121

Vice Chair George

 

133

Chair Deckert

 

138

Grainey

Mike Grainey, Director, Department of Energy

171

Chair Deckert

 

178

Grainey

 

202

Chair Deckert

 

207

Grainey

 

211

McGrath

Steven McGrath, Portland solar developer

232

Chair Deckert

 

236

McGrath

 

252

Chair Deckert

 

259

O’Connor

Tom O’Connor, Oregon Municipal Electric Utilities Assn.

279

Chair Deckert

Closes public hearing on SB 819. Opens public hearing on SB 28.

 

 

 

PUBLIC HEARING, SB 28

 

289

Meyer

Steve Meyer, Economist (Exhibit E)

323

Chair Deckert

 

325

Meyer

 

329

Chair Deckert

 

349

Sen. Schrader

 

389

Sen. Monroe

 

396

Sen. Schrader

 

401

Sen. Monroe

 

408

Chair Deckert

 

410

Sen. Burdick

 

418

Sen. Schrader

 

419

Chair Deckert

 

430

Sen. Schrader

 

431

Meyer

 

454

B. Warner

Bruce Warner, Portland Development Commission (Exhibit F)

 

 

 

TAPE 85, SIDE B

084

Chair Deckert

 

087

B. Warner

 

090

Chair Deckert

 

093

B. Warner

 

097

Chair Deckert

 

103

B. Warner

 

112

Chair Deckert

 

123

B. Warner

 

144

Chair Deckert

 

146

Sen. Starr

 

158

Chair Deckert

 

159

Sen. Starr

 

166

Chair Deckert

 

167

Bryant

Steve Bryant, League of Oregon Cities, and Association of Oregon Redevelopment Agencies

229

Sen. Monroe

 

230

Bryant

 

245

Chair Deckert

 

246

Bryant

 

248

Hare

Wes Hare, City of Albany, City Manager

302

Chair Deckert

 

305

Hare

 

323

Chair Deckert

 

336

Smith

B.J. Smith, Director, Clackamas County Public and Government Relations (Exhibit G)

397

Chair Deckert

 

399

Cook

Gary Cook, Clackamas County

 

TAPE 86, SIDE B

021

Chair Deckert

 

022

Cook

 

031

Johnson

Dexter Johnson, Assistant County Council for Clackamas County

075

Chair Deckert

 

077

Smith

 

081

Chair Deckert

 

089

Tashman

Jeff Tashman, Association of Oregon Redevelopment Agencies

109

Chair Deckert

 

110

Tashman

 

117

Wales

John Wales, City of Salem, Urban Development Department

138

Chair Deckert

Closes public hearing on SB 28. Adjourns meeting at 10:20 a.m.

 

 

Tape Index Submitted by:

 

 

 

 

 

Barbara J. Guardino, Committee Assistant

 

 

 

 

Exhibit Summary:

  1. SB 26, Staff Measure Summary, 4/10/07, Warner
  2. SB 819-1 amendments, 4/9/07, staff
  3. SB 819, Testimony of Tim Nesbitt, Deputy Chief of Staff, Office of the Governor, 4/10/07
  4. SB 819, testimony of Elizabeth Harchenko, Director, Oregon Department of Revenue, 4/10/07
  5. SB 28, Revenue Impact of Proposed Legislation, 4/9/07, Meyer
  6. SB 28, Portland Development Commission, testimony of Bruce Warner, 4/10/07
  7. SB 28, Clackamas County, testimony of B.J. Smith, 4/10/07