Commission Session Agenda
Baker County Board of Commissioners
1995 Third Street
Baker City, OR 97814
(541) 523-8200
Date Posted:
Subject Title:
01/03/2024 9:00 A.M. Commission Session Agenda

Baker County Board of Commissioners
Commission Session Agenda
January 3, 2024 ~ 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

5.    Scheduled Business        
a.    9:00 a.m.    Parks Department Update ~ Doni Bruland, Natural Resources/Parks Coordinator  

b.    9:15 a.m.    Contract Review Board
1.    Baker Sage-grouse LIT: Order No. 2024-101 Designating U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) as a Sole Source Provider for the Analysis of Restoration Monitoring Data to Benefit Sage-grouse in Baker County
2.    Baker Sage-grouse LIT: USGS Contract Approval 
3.    Western Landowners Alliance: Statement of Work Grant No. NR230436XXXXG002 Approval

c.    9:20 a.m.    Assessor: Veteran Partial Exemption New Rule Update

d.    9:25 a.m.    Executive Session per ORS 192.660(2)(h): To consult with counsel concerning 
the legal rights and duties of a public body with regard to current litigation or litigation likely to be filed. Note: The Commissioners will return to Regular Session immediately following Executive Session to make a decision as needed.
6.    Documents to be Signed
a.    Order No. 2024-102 Appointing Shane Alderson as Budget Officer for Baker County
b.    Order No. 2024-103 Re-Appointing Members to the Baker Valley Vector Control Board
c.    Order No. 2024-104 Re-Appointing Steve Bogart to the Baker County Compensation Board
d.    Order No. 2024-105 Re-Appointing Bryan Tweit to the Northeast Oregon Economic Development District Budget Board
e.    Order No. 2024-106 Re-Appointing Sharon Defrees to the Baker County Budget Board

7.    Ratification of Documents
a.    Financial Reports

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


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