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Public meetings for week beginning Feb. 17

— The Dalles

Tuesday — The regularly scheduled Urban Renewal Advisory Committee meeting set for Tuesday, Feb. 19 is cancelled. A special meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 26, at 5:30 p.m. in City Hall Council Chambers, 313 Court St., The Dalles.

Wasco County

Wednesday – Wasco County Board of Commissioners, 9 a.m., Wasco County Courthouse, Room 302, 511 Washington St., The Dalles. Agenda: 9 a.m., public comment, administrative officer comments, discussion items; 9:30, road vacation hearing; 10, Library Service District session; 10:30, emergency declaration ordinance; 10:40, Oregon Emergency Management matching funds; 10:50, budget adjustment appropriating funds; 11, contracting rules resolution; 11:10, grants of easement; 11:20, notice of violation; 11:30, regional home repair program; 10:50, Young Life expansion legislation; lunch; 2 p.m., early learning systems update; 2:45 p.m., recess to 4-H and Extension Service district meetings.

Wednesday – Wasco County Library Service District, 10 a.m., Wasco County Courthouse, Room 302, 511 Washington St., The Dalles. Agenda: 10:05, discussion of Wasco County preliminary budget process; 10:15, policy establishing behavior rules for use of library.

Wednesday – Wasco County 4-H and Extension Service District, 2:45 p.m., Wasco County Courthouse, Room 302, 511 Washington St., The Dalles. Agenda: 2:50, budget committee appointments; 2:55, open campus.

Monday – Wasco County Fair Board, 6 p.m., Wasco County Fairgrounds office, Tygh Valley. Agenda: issues pertaining to the Wasco County Fair and Hunt RV Park.

Thursday — Wasco County Economic Development Commission, 10 a.m., Port of the Dalles, 3636 Klindt Dr., The Dalles. Agenda: needs and issues priorities; investment platform; 2013 project considerations.

Sherman County

Wednesday – Sherman County Court, 9 a.m., Sherman County Courthouse, Moro. Agenda: 9 a.m., Oregon Youth Corps conservation grant application and matching funds; 11 a.m. execution session regarding current litigation or litigation likely to be filed; prioritize Comprehensive Economic Development Strategies projects; project estimate for senior and community center gazebo.


Wednesday – Mosier City Council, no earlier than 7 p.m., Mosier Creek Terrace. Agenda: Business from the audience, Columbia Cascade Housing home repair program intergovernmental agreement, Resolution 2013-01 credit card use policy, “If I Were Mayor” contest, committee reports (cemetery, park, public art, personnel).


Tuesday – Columbia Gorge Community College board, 6 p.m. Best Western Hood River Inn, Mountainview Room, Hood River. (Board will dine with college foundation board at 4:30 p.m. in the Riverview Room.) Agenda: foundation update; Foundations of Excellence update; capital report; accreditation update; executive session for real estate transactions and evaluation of college president.

Tuesday – Columbia Gorge Education Service District, 7 p.m., ESD board room, 400 E. Scenic Dr. Suite 207, The Dalles. Agenda: review policies on community relations; report on information to be provided to Legislature on proposed ESD legislation; executive session to evaluate superintendent.


Tuesday – Mid-Columbia Economic Development district, loan administration board, 8 a.m., MCEDD office, 515 East 2nd St., The Dalles. Agenda: loan proposals from Pocketfuel, LLC, HR F&B 1, LLC dba Pita Pit, and Abide Craft Distillers, LLC; executive session to review documents exempt from public reveiw; loan decisions; loan updates; delinquency report.

Wednesday – Northern Wasco County Parks and Recreation District board of directors, 6:15 p.m., district offices, 414 Washington St., The Dalles. Agenda: appoint budget officer, approve budget calendar, approval of wifi Sorosis Park, work force program District 21 property, pool, monument, local government grant, district logo, financial reports and various other reports.

Wednesday – Oregon Connections, 4 p.m., MCEDD office, 515 East 2nd St., The Dalles. Agenda: 2013 conference planning.

Wednesday — Fifteenmile Watershed Council, 11:30 a.m., St. Alphonsus Parish Hall, Dufur. Agenda: review and comment on draft Critical Low Flow Plan. Draft available at

Thursday – Northern Oregon Regional Corrections Facility board, noon, regional jail juvenile facility conference room, 211 Webber Rd., The Dalles. Agenda: current year funding and refunding direction; joint resolution status; budget schedule; accounting program request; results of requests for proposals for video visitation.

Thursday – Wasco County Soil and Water Conservation District meeting and ag banquet, 5:30 p.m., Gorge Discovery Center. Agenda: presentation of awards, guest speaker.


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