Commission Session Agenda
Baker County Board of Commissioners
1995 Third Street
Baker City, OR 97814
(541) 523-8200
Date Posted:
Subject Title:
02/07/2024 8:15 A.M. Commission Session Agenda


Baker County Board of Commissioners
Commission Session Agenda
February 7, 2024 ~ 8:15 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.    December 6, 2023, Commission Session Minutes
b.    December 20, 2023, Commission Session Minutes
c.    January 3, 2024, Commission Session Minutes 

5.    Scheduled Business        
a.    8:15 a.m.    Executive Session per ORS 192.660(2)(a): To consider the employment of a public
officer, employee, staff member or individual agent. Note: The Commissioners will return to Regular Session immediately following Executive Session to make a decision as needed.

b.    9:00 a.m.    Public Hearing: 
1.    Second Reading: Ordinance No. 2024-01 Chapter 760 of the Baker 
County Zoning Ordinance to Clarify Certain Requirements for Utility-Scale Solar Power Generation Facilities - Amending Ordinances 2014-01 and 2021-01

2.    Order No. 2024-111 Renaming a Portion of Best Frontage Road, NE of Baker City to “Old Best Frontage Road” Located in Sections 9A and 10 of Township 9 South, Range 40 East, W.M., Baker County, OR 

c.    9:15 a.m.    Technology Department Update ~ Bill Lee, Director

d.    9:30 a.m.    Contract Review Board
1.    Facilities: Sheriff’s Office Window Purchase Approval
2.    Facilities: Jail Facilities Stainless Steel Countertop Purchase Approval
3.    Facilities: Sheriff’s Office Emergency Operations Center RPF Response Cole Architects Approval
4.    Parks: Amendment #1 to Oregon Department of Corrections Amendment to Work Order #PRCF.2023.520.01 for Master Agreement #520
5.    Weed: Oregon Watershed Enhancement Board (OWEB) Restoration Grant Agreement Grant No. 222-8206-22948
6.    Admin: Professional Services Agreement with Baker County Unlimited (BCU)
7.    Road: Snowplow Purchase Approval
8.    Baker Sage-Grouse LIT: USGS Contract Approval
9.    Baker Sage-Grouse LIT: OWEB Grant Agreement or Technical Assistance Grant No. 224-8206-23180
10.  Professional Services Agreement Modification with Mark Bennett

11. Hospital-based Services Study/Agreement 

e.    9:50 a.m.     Order No. 2024-112 Adopting a Policy for Disposition of Tax Foreclosed Real
f.    10:00 a.m.     Assessor: Potential Refund Credit Update
g.    10:05 a.m.    AOC Dues Discussion    

6.    Documents to be Signed
a.    Order No. 2024-113 Appointing Members to the Baker County Wolf Depredation Compensation Advisory Committee

b.    Order No. 2024-114 Appointing Members to the Baker County Museum Commission
c.    Recognition of the Leo Adler Search and Rescue Grant: Resolution No. 2024-1001 Appropriation of Unanticipated Funds to be Expended in the Sheriff Department of the County General Fund

7.    Ratification of Documents
a.    Baker Sage-Grouse LIT: Modification/Addendum to Contract with David Evans & Associates
b.    Financial Reports

8.    Other Business
a.    Commissioner Update
b.    Comparison of Calendar

9.    Adjourn


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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