Commission Session Agenda

Baker Board of Commissioners
1995 Third Street
Baker City, OR 97814

UPDATED 7/1/20 9:00 a.m. Commission Session Agenda

Baker County operates under an EEO policy and complies with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act. Assistance is available for individuals with disabilities and should be requested at least48 hours in advance by calling 523-8200 (TTY: 523-9538).

In order to comply with the Governor’s order for social distancing during the COVID-19 event, the Baker County Commissioner meetings will be streamed live. Due to occupancy limitations, the public is encouraged to attend the meetings using the link provided on the County’s website, Written testimony is also encouraged and can be emailed to, Heidi Martin, Executive Assistant,, prior to the start of the meeting.

1. Call to Order/Invocation/Pledge of Allegiance

2. Agenda Changes/Additions to the Agenda

3. Adoption of Agenda

4. Citizen Participation

5. Review/Approval of Minutes
a. May 20, 2020 Commission Session Minutes
b. June 3, 2020 Commission Session Minutes

6. Scheduled Business
a. 9:10 a.m. Contract Review Board
1. Sheriff: MOU w/ New Directions NW for Shared Services and Office Space
2. USDA APHIS Wildlife Services Agreement
3. Agreement w/ City of Baker City to Provide Space for Mobile Fire Training Unit
4. Amendment #4 to Agreement w/ Baker County Unlimited
5. Collective Bargaining Agreement w/ SEIU

b. 9:20 a.m. Public Hearing ~ 1st Reading
Ordinance No. 2020-03: An Ordinance Designating Certain County-Owned
Property as Marijuana and Tobacco Free

c. 9:30 a.m. TLT Update: Funding Request

d. 9:45 a.m. Baker County Development Corporation (BCDC) Amended Articles of
Incorporation & Bylaws Approval

e. 10:00 a.m. County Fire Update ~ Gary Timm

f. 10:15 a.m. Executive Session per 192.660(2)(e): To conduct deliberations with persons
designated by the governing body to negotiate real property transactions.
The Commissioners will return to regular session immediately following
executive session.

7. Documents to be Signed
a. Order No. 2020-135: Appointing a member to the Baker County Transportation/Traffic Safety Committee.
b. Order No. 2020-136: Re-appointing members to the Northeast Area Commission on Transportation
c. Order No. 2020-137: Re-appointing Ginger Savage to the Baker County Cultural Coalition
d. Order No. 2020-138: Appointing Terri Siddoway to the Baker County Fair Board
e. Order No. 2020-139: Re-appointing Jason Yencopal, Bonnie Thiel and Craig Rilee to the Transportation/Traffic Safety Committee

8. Ratification of Documents

9. Other Business
a. Financial Report Review
b. Commissioner Update
c. Comparison of Calendar

10. Adjourn