MEMBERS PRESENT: Anthony Kerwin (Chair), Jim Lewis, Dan Maymar, Chris Iverson
Members Absent: Zack Williams
Staff Present: Nancy Slocum, Keith Woodley
Non-Voting Members Present: Eric Navickas
Also Present: Marty
I. CALL TO ORDER: Chair Kerwin called the meeting to order at 5:45 PM in the Ashland Watershed on the 2060 Road, Units H and J.
II. OLD BUSINESS
A. AFR Field Visit -
Unit J was treated in 2004 and 2007. It is a developing mature forest that, in general, has more moisture, lower temperature, higher humidity and less wind. There is a discontinuity of fuels vertically. Mail would like to prescribe burn in this area.
Unit H was treated in 2000 during which some snags were removed. In 2004 treatment included helicopter logging, piling and burning. The landscape is hot, drought-like southerly aspect. Conifers were planted in 1999 and 2001.
After the field visit the meeting was relocated to the Community Development building and reconvened at 7:05 PM.
III. APPROVAL OF MINUTES: Jim Lewis / Dan Maymar m/s to approve the minutes of June 12, 2007 as submitted. Motion passed unanimously.
IV. PUBLIC FORUM: None
V. ADJUSTMENTS TO THE AGENDA: None
VI. OLD BUSINESS (Continued)
A. AFR Implementation, Mitigation and Monitoring Comments to
Commission discussed next steps and timeline. Staff was asked to email the AFRCAT list serve and ask interested persons to attend the next meeting. Commission acknowledged the need for additional volunteers and meetings to meet the October, 2007 deadline. The Commission asked staff to include the letter from Linda Duffy outlining her request for comments.
VII. ADJOURN: 7:30 PM.
Anthony Kerwin, Chair
Respectfully Submitted, Nancy Slocum, Clerk