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Board of Commissioners Business Meeting Agenda
February 9, 2021 ~ 8:30am ~ Room 219










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2.

Call to Order & Those Present

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Public Comment

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4.

Approve Minutes from last meeting

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In the matter of approving the Minutes from the January 26, 2021 Business Meeting. - BOCC

Background: Approve the Minutes which summarize all business by the Board of Commissioners for the Business Meeting held on the date stated above.

Fiscal Impact: None

Recommended Motion: Approve the Minutes as presented.

5.

Proclamations/Presentations

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In the matter of presenting monthly Employee Service Awards. - BOCC

Background:  Employees are presented service awards in 5 year increments beginning with their first 5 years of service to Klamath County.

Fiscal Impact:  None

             5 Years
Tori Smith – Juvenile
Darrell Lund – Solid Waste
Lance Lindow – Public Health


             15 Years
Rochelle Putnam – Community Development


Recommended Motion:   Read above names for the record.

Documents:
  1. 20210121093716.pdf
6.

Orders

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In the matter of reappointing Donna Kness and William Essig to the Bly Vector Control District Board. - BOCC

Background: The Bly Vector Control District Board has vacancies and has recommended the reappointment of Donna Kness and William Essig who are willing able and eligible to serve a term on the Board commencing this day and expiring December 31, 2024.


Fiscal Impact: None.


Recommended Motion: Approve and sign the attached Order reappointing Donna Kness and William Essig to the Bly Vector Control District Board.

2.

In the matter of reappointing Jeffrey Wolf to the Jack Pine Village Special Road District Board. - BOCC

Background: The Jack Pine Village Special Road District Board has a vacancy and has recommended the reappointment of Jeffrey Wolf who is willing, able and eligible to serve a term on the Board commencing January 1, 2021 and expiring December 31, 2023.

Fiscal Impact: None.


Recommended Motion: Approve and sign the attached Order appointing Jeffrey Wolf to the Jack Pine Village Special Road District Board.

Documents:
  1. 20210203072538.pdf
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In the matter of reappointing Wendy Crawford to the Klamath River Acres Special Road District Board. - BOCC

Background: The Klamath River Acres Special Road District Board has a vacancy and has recommended the reappointment of the above named applicant who is willing, able and eligible to serve a term on the Board commencing this day and expiring December 31, 2023.

Fiscal Impact: None.

Recommended Motion: Approve and sign the attached Order appointing Wendy Crawford to the Klamath River Acres Special Road District Board.

4.

In the matter of reappointing Gretchen Bowers and Robert Sayler to the North Shasta Lighting District Board. - BOCC

Background: The North Shasta Lighting District Board has vacancies and has recommended the reappointment of the above named applicants who are willing, able and eligible to serve a term on the Board commencing this day and continuing until December 31, 2024.

Fiscal Impact: None.

Recommended Motion: Approve and sign the attached Order appointing Gretchen Bowers and Robert Sayler to the North Shasta Lighting District Board.

5.

In the matter of appointing Jennifer Fairfield to the Tourism Grant Review Panel. - BOCC

Background: The Tourism Grant Review Panel has a vacancy and has recommended the appointment of the above-named individual who is willing able and eligible to serve a term on the Board commencing this day and expiring December 31, 2023.

Fiscal Impact: None.

Recommended Motion: Approve and sign the attached Order appointing Jennifer Fairfield to the Tourism Grant Review Panel.

6.

In the matter of reappointing Robert Ritter to the Green Knoll Estates Special Road District Board. - BOCC

Background: The Green Knoll Estates Special Road District Board has a vacancy and has recommended the reappointment of Robert Ritter who is willing, able and eligible to serve a term on the Board commencing January 1, 2021 and expiring December 31, 2023.

Fiscal Impact: None.

Recommended Motion: Approve and sign the attached Order appointing Robert Ritter to the Green Knoll Estates Special Road District Board.

7.

Resolutions

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In the Matter of a Resolution Adopting the revisions to the Klamath County Contracting Policies and Procedures Chapter 1 section 1.15 (1), County Procedure Prior to Contract Award, clarifying liaison authority to include Price Unit Overruns. - Counsel/Risk-Leslie Barlow-Hunter

Background: Chapter 279 of the Oregon Revised Statutes (ORS) establishes rule and authority pertaining to the procurement of goods and services by public agencies and provides for public contracting agencies to adopt their own rules of procedure for public contracting. Klamath County has contracting policies and procedures in place that incorporate both the Attorney General's Model rules (Oregon Administrative Rules, Chapter 137) and the rules developed by the Department of Administrative Services (Oregon Administrative Rules, Chapter 125). A public contracting agency must review their contracting rules each time the Attorney General adopts a modification of the model rules to ensure compliance with statutory changes pursuant to ORS 279.A065(6)(b). The Revised Klamath County, Oregon Contracting Policies and Procedures have been reviewed and updated by the Contract Specialist/Risk Manager and Klamath County Counsel. The revisions to the Klamath County Contracting Policies and Procedures Chapter 1 section 1.15 (1), County Procedure Prior to Contract Award, clarifying liaison authority to include Price Unit Overruns was discussed during the December 22, 2020 Administrative Meeting.

Fiscal Impact: None.

Recommended Motion: That the Klamath County Board of Commissioners approve and sign the attached Resolution that adopts the revisions to the Klamath County Contracting Policies and Procedures Chapter 1 section 1.15 (1), County Procedure Prior to Contract Award, clarifying liaison authority to include Price Unit Overruns. No fiscal impact.


8.

Agreements

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In the matter of PO No 4500373437 between Gas Transmission Northwest and Klamath County for noxious weed control. Todd Pfeiffer, Weed Control

Background: Klamath County enters into agreements with outside agencies to treat noxious weed infestations on their property.  The purpose of this PO is to control the growth and spread of noxious and non-native weeds at Gas Transmission Northwest locations in Klamath County.

Fiscal Impact:  Income of 3,500.00 to the Weed Control Budget

Recommended Motion:  Board approve and authorize chair to sign PO No 4500373437 between Gas Transmission Northwest and Klamath County for noxious weed control.  Fiscal Impact is $3,500.00 income to the Weed Control Budget.
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Commissioner Reports

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Adjournment




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