Commission Session Agenda
Baker County Board of Commissioners
1995 Third Street
Baker City, OR 97814
(541) 523-8200
Date Posted:
Subject Title:
11/01/2023 9:00 A.M. Commission Session Agenda

Baker County Board of Commissioners
Commission Session Agenda
November 1, 2023 ~ 9:00 a.m.
Courthouse, 1995 Third St., Baker City, Oregon 97814


Because of the uncertain length of time needed, the Board of Commissioners may deal with an item at any time in the meeting, except those set for a specific time. Anyone wishing to be heard on any item not having a set time should arrive when the meeting begins to avoid missing an item of interest.  Interested parties can join the meeting in person or by using the Zoom link located at: 

1.    Call to Order/Invocation/Pledge of Allegiance

2.    Agenda Changes/Adoption

3.    Citizen Participation

4.    Review/Approval of Minutes
a.    October 4, 2023 Commission Session Minutes
b.    October 18, 2023 Commission Session Minutes

5.    Scheduled Business         
a.    9:00 a.m.    Public Hearing:
1.    (To be continued to a later date) Ordinance 2022-01 Amending Ordinances 84-1 and 2005-04 Northern Baker Transportation Improvement Plan

2.    First Reading: Ordinance No. 2023-02 Adopting an Ordinance Authorizing the Operation of All-Terrain Vehicles on Designated County Roadways (Repealing and Replacing Ordinance No. 2017-03)

b.    9:10 a.m.    USDA Wildlife Services Update ~ Shane Koyle, District Supervisor

c.    9:25 a.m.    Contract Review Board
1.    Baker Co. Sage-grouse LIT: Concrete Barriers Purchase Approval

2.    Road: Scissor and Snorkel Lift Purchase Approval

3.    Facilities: 
a.    Jail Commercial Dryer Purchase Ratification
b.    Snowplow Purchase Approval 

4.    Baker County Economic Development Council 
a.    Ward Property: Event Complex: Master Site Plan Bid Approval
b.    EDC Bylaws

5.    EM/Fire Division: Hazardous Materials Emergency Planning Grant

6.    Emergency Management: 
a.    ODHS Agreement No. 181067
b.    Pioneer Ambulance (Metro West) Time Extension Request

7.    Parks: 
a.    Parks Maintenance Agreement
b.    Housing Agreement


d.    10:00 a.m.   Fair: Rodeo Arena Bleacher Configuration Approval

e.    10:05 a.m.   Food Sovereignty Ordinance Discussion

f.    10:20 a.m.    Parks: New Bridge/Richland Well Water Easement/Water to Park Discussion

g.    10:35 a.m.   Boards/Committees Location Qualifications Discussion

6.    Documents to be Signed
a.    Order No. 2023-149 Re-Appointing Members to the Baker County Mental Health Advisory Council/Local Alcohol and Drug Planning Committee (MHAC/LADPC)

7.    Ratification of Documents
a.    Financial Reports


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).

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