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










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2.

Call to Order & Those Present

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Agenda Deletions/Additions: 5.2 - Added

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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 March 2, 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
Joseph Stickel Jr. – Corrections

20 Years

Ryan Hamilton – Public Works

25 Years
Elizabeth Bowers - Juvenile


Recommended Motion:   Read above names for the record.

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In the Matter of Proclaiming the month of March 2021 as a Developmental Disabilities Awareness month in Klamath County Oregon. - BOCC

Background:  Read the attached Proclamation.

Fiscal Impact:  None

Recommended Motion:  None

6.

Bids/Awards/Proposals

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In the matter of executing an award for Weed Control Chemicals 2021. Todd Pfeiffer, Weed Control

Background: On January 21, 2021 Klamath County Public Works requested quotes for the above referenced project.  The following quotes were received:

Nutrien Solutions $49,548.26
Wilbur-Ellis $50,925.16
Helena Agri-Enterprises $51,627.06

Public Works recommends awarding the bid to Nutrien Solutions for $49,548.26.

Fiscal Impact:  $40,815.50 expenditure to the Public Works Operating Budget and $8,732.76 to the Weed Control Operating Budget.

Recommended Motion:  Board approve and Execute the attached quote to Nutrien Solutions.  The fiscal impact is $40,815.50 from the Public Works Operating Budget and $8,732.76 from the Weed Control Operating Budget.
7.

Orders

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In the matter of appointing Pamela Slinker, Tom Cooley and reappointing Timothy Conner to the Museum Advisory Board. - BOCC

Background: The Museum Advisory Board and has vacancies and has recommended the appointment of the above named applicants who are willing able and eligible to serve a term on the Board commencing this day and expiring as follows:
Timothy Conner – December 31, 2022
Pamela Slinker and Tom Cooley – December 31, 2023

Fiscal Impact: None.

Recommended Motion: Approve and sign the attached Order appointing Pamela Slinker, Tom Cooley and Timothy Conner to the Museum Advisory Board.

8.

Agreements

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In the matter of an agreement between Klamath County and Klamath Falls City Street Division 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 agreement is to treat noxious weed-infested areas of City right-of-way and ownership within Klamath County.  The County will notify the City three (3) days prior to commencing treatment and the location of such treatment.

Fiscal Impact:  Income of $5,000.00 to the Weed Control Budget.

Recommended Motion:  Board to approve and sign the agreement between Klamath Falls City Street Division and Klamath County for noxious weed control.  Fiscal Impact is $5,000.00 income to the Weed Control Budget.
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In the matter of PO No 108374 between the Oregon Department of Transportation 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 Lost River Wetland Mitigation Bank.

Fiscal Impact:  Income of 4,999.00 to the Weed Control Budget

Recommended Motion:  Board approve and authorize chair to sign PO No 108374 between the Oregon Department of Transportation and Klamath County for noxious weed control.  Fiscal Impact is $4,999.00 income to the Weed Control Budget.
3.

In the matter of approving the agreement with the Klamath Freedom Celebration Foundation Kathleen Pierce Veterans

Background:  The Klamath County Veterans Service Office has been working with the Klamath Freedom Celebration Foundation for outreach in the community.  This agreement is so the Klamath Freedom Celebration Foundation can use the Veterans Service Office Logo for advertising purposes.

Fiscal Impact:  None

Recommended Motion:  Approve and authorize Chair to sign the attached agreement with the Klamath Freedom Celebration Foundation for the use of the Klamath County Veterans Service Office Logo.
Documents:
  1. 13773.pdf
4.

In the matter of requesting approval for Klamath County Sheriff’s Office to enter into and sign and agreement with Thomson Reuters Citizen Law Enforcement Analysis and Reporting, also known as CLEAR® for a 28 day free trial software program. -Chris Kaber Sheriff

Background: Thomson Reuters Citizen Law Enforcement Analysis and Reporting, also known as CLEAR® is powered by billions of data points and leverages cutting-edge public records technology to bring all key content together in an easy-to-use web-based interface, with a customizable dashboard. CLEAR for Law Enforcement delivers both real-time and historical data quickly, to improve officer safety and community well-being. These databases allow law enforcement to easily cross-reference available information in investigations and to analyze crime patterns using a geographic information system (GIS). CLEAR provides live gateways to quick identify victims and persons of interest to help ensure that officers are protected when they are on the street. It allows access to public information available to better plan and prepare for any situation.

Fiscal Impact:  This is a free trial.  There is no fiscal impact. 

Recommended Motion:  To approve the Sheriff to enter into and sign and agreement with Thomson Reuters Citizen Law Enforcement Analysis and Reporting, also known as CLEAR® for a 28 day free trial software program. 

9.

Other County Business

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In the matter of the approval of Klamath County’s Juvenile Crime Prevention (JCP) Plan for the 2021-23 biennium. Approval of the JCP Plan is the basis for agreement between the State of Oregon, Oregon Department of Education (ODE), and Klamath County, the Klamath County Juvenile Department (KCJD), to distribute Juvenile Crime Prevention (JCP) funds to qualified community agencies from July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2023. -Dan Golden, Juvenile Department

BACKGROUND & CONCLUSIONS: The Oregon Department of Education (ODE) has taken over responsibility for funding juvenile crime prevention programs formerly funded by the Commission on Children and Families. Klamath County receives Youth Development funds to support community organizations for juvenile crime prevention. The designated agency to evaluate programs and administer funds is the Klamath County Juvenile Department. The JCP Plan will fund two continuing programs of Lutheran Community Services and Citizens for Safe Schools for the 2021-23 biennium. On March 3, 2021, the Klamath County Local Public Safety Coordinating Council (LPSCC) approved the JCP Plan. ORS 423.565 provides for LPSCC to recommend the JCP Plan to the BOCC.

FISCAL IMPACT: None.     

RECOMMENDED MOTION:  Approval of The Klamath County Juvenile Crime Prevention (JCP) Plan for the 2021-23 biennium. Approval of the JCP Plan is the basis for agreement between the Oregon Department of Education (ODE) and Klamath County to distribute Youth Development funds. ODE will award funding for the 2021-23 biennium as determined by the Oregon Legislature.



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Commissioner Reports

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Adjournment




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