Press Release from the Commissioners Office
Baker County Board of Commissioners
1995 Third Street
Baker City, OR 97814
(541) 523-8200

06/25/2019 3:00 p.m. Natural Resource Advisory Committee Meeting Agenda
The Natural Resource Advisory Committee will be meeting at 3:00 p.m. on June 25, 2019 at the Baker County Courthouse. The proposed agenda is listed below.

1. Introductions
2. Public Participation
Each member of the public will be given 5 minutes to speak on natural resource topics only

3. Approval of Minutes

4. Update on County Natural Resource issues
a. Information from other meetings
b. Upcoming hearings
c. Recent Correspondence
d. NACo and EOCA

a. Forest Service NEPA Compliance – Aug. 12th
b. SE OR Resource Management Plan – Aug. 28

6. State Legislative Bill update (as of 6/13/19)
HB 2007 (diesel engines) – has not been approved, but has been amended to pertain only to (3) Willamette Valley counties
HB 2020 (cap & trade) – is in the House and is meeting strong opposition
HB 2623 (fracking) – Governor signed the bill putting a moratorium on fracking until 2025
SB 970 (popular vote) – Governor signed the bill adding Oregon as one of the states that support popular vote in lieu of the electoral college
SB 928 (est. carbon commission) – no update
SB 978 (gun control) – taken out of consideration as a condition that Republicans return to so a vote could be completed for the gross sales tax – the mandatory vaccination bill was also removed at this time

7. Committee/Public Participation
a. Commenters will be given 5 minutes to speak on topics from this Agenda only