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12/02

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AGENDA FOR THE REGULAR MEETING
ASHLAND CITY COUNCIL
December 2, 2008
Council Chambers
1175 E. Main Street

6:00 p.m. Executive Session performance evaluation of a public official pursuant to ORS 192.660(2)(i)

7:00 p.m. Regular Meeting

I. CALL TO ORDER
II. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
III. ROLL CALL
IV. MAYOR'S ANNOUNCEMENT OF BOARD AND COMMISSION VACANCIES
V. SHOULD THE COUNCIL APPROVE THE MINUTES OF THESE MEETINGS? [5 minutes]
1. Executive Session of November 18, 2008
- 2. Regular Council of November 18, 2008
VI. SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS & AWARDS
- 1. Tree of the Year presentation
VII. CONSENT AGENDA [5 minutes]
1. Minutes of Boards, Commissions, and Committees.
2. Does the Council wish to confirm the Mayor's appointment of Libby Edson for a term to expire April 30, 2010 to the Public Arts Commission?
3. Does the Council wish to confirm the appointment of Larry Langston as Interim Fire Chief?
4. Should the Council approve a resolution to adjust budget appropriations for changes in operational expenses to remain in compliance with Oregon Budget Law?
5. Should the Council approve an Intergovernmental Agreement with Jackson County concerning the placement of community service workers with City of Ashland Parks and Recreation?
6. Will the Council, acting as the Local Contract Review Board, consent to enter into a public contract for a Risk Management Advisor with Beecher Carlson Insurance Agency?
- 7. Does the Council wish to exercise an option to extend a Landfill Capacity Guarantee Agreement with Dry Creek Landfill for 10 additional years?
VIII. PUBLIC HEARINGS Testimony limited to 5 minutes per speaker, unless it is the subject of a Land Use Appeal. All hearings must conclude by 9:00 p.m., be continued to a subsequent meeting, or be extended to 9:30 p.m. by a two-thirds vote of council {AMC 2.04.040}
1. Should the Council approve a resolution adjusting the FY 2008-2009 Budget to create appropriations and authorize expenditures for unanticipated expenses during this year?
- 2. After hearing the appeal and reviewing the record, does Council approve, modify, or deny the Conditional Use Permit and Site Review to construct a 592 square foot Accessory Residential Unit above a proposed two-vehicle garage, for the property located at 960 Harmony Lane?

***Exhibit #001 Submitted at Public Hearing.***

IX. PUBLIC FORUM Business from the audience not included on the agenda. (Total time allowed for Public Forum is 15 minutes. Speakers are limited to 5 minutes or less, depending on the number of individuals wishing to speak.) [15 minutes maximum]
X. UNFINISHED BUSINESS
1. Does the Council wish to enter into the proposed Intergovernmental Agreement with the Housing Authority of Jackson County regarding the acquisition of 10 acres of property on Clay Street?
2. Should the Council approve the attached Findings of Fact, Conclusions of Law and Order on Remand for LUBA 2007-113, [Planning Action 2006-02354] and send Notice of Decision pursuant to the Ashland Land Use Ordinance to the Parties?
- 3. Does the City Council wish to appeal the decision of Judge Schively on MAA v. City of Ashland to the Oregon court of appeals and provide further direction to staff based on the decision?

***Doucment Submitted at Meeting.***

XI. NEW AND MISCELLANEOUS BUSINESS
1. Should the Council initiate an amendment to Ashland's Land Use Ordinance that would require incorporating public art as part of large scale development projects?
XII. ORDINANCES, RESOLUTIONS AND CONTRACTS
1. Should the Council conduct and approve First Reading of an ordinance titled "An Ordinance Relating to the Review of Public Art Proposals, Establishing Criteria and Selection Processes for the Acquisition, Acceptance, or Removal from the Ashland Public Art Collection," and move the ordinance to Second Reading?
- 2. Does the Council wish to adopt a resolution supporting drafting of a sweatshop free procurement policy for City uniforms and garments?
XIII. OTHER BUSINESS FROM COUNCIL MEMBERS/REPORTS FROM COUNCIL LIAISONS
- None
XIV. ADJOURNMENT

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, if you need special assistance to participate in this meeting, please contact the City Administrator's office at (541) 488-6002 (TTY phone number 1-800-735-2900). Notification 72 hours prior to the meeting will enable the City to make reasonable arrangements to ensure accessibility to the meeting (28 CFR 35.102-35.104 ADA Title I).

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