ASHLAND PLANNING COMMISSION
MAY 25, 2004
CALL TO ORDER
Chair Russ Chapman called the meeting the Ashland Planning Commission Study Session to order at 7:10 p.m. at the Civic Center Council Chambers, 1175 E. Main Street, Ashland, Oregon.
|000||COMMISSIONERS PRESENT:||Russ Chapman, Chair
|NEW MEMBER:||Michael Dawkins|
|ABSENT MEMBER:||Kerry KenCairn
|COUNCIL LIAISON:||Alex Amarotico (present)|
|HIGH SCHOOL LIAISON:||None|
|STAFF PRESENT:||John McLaughlin, Director of Community Development
Bill Molnar, Senior Planner
Sue Yates, Executive Secretary
Chapman introduced newly appointed Planning Commissioner, Michael Dawkins.
McLaughlin introduced the presenters for the evening: Barbara Christensen, City Recorder, Mike Franell, Assistant City Attorney, and Barbara Jarvis, former Planning Commissioner.
I. PUBLIC MEETINGS GUIDE
Christensen presented a guide to public meetings covering several topics concerning how to conduct a meeting, noticing, minutes, how to make a motion and what constitutes public record and e-mails.
Franell discussed public ethics rules dealing with conflict of interest, including potential conflict of interest and bias.
II. COMMISSIONERS' RESPONSIBILITIES AND EX PARTE
Barbara Jarvis, former Ashland Planning Commission Chair, reviewed the handout "Making Land Use Decisions" and explained how ordinance criteria have to be met when making land uses decisions and what constituted an ex parte contact.
III. ANNOUNCEMENT: Planning Commissioner training is scheduled for Friday, June 18, 2004 for 11:30 a.m. at the Community Development and Engineering Services building at 51 Winburn Way in the Siskiyou Room.
IV. ADJOURNMENT - The meeting was adjourned at 9:05 p.m.
End of Document - Back to Top