UPPER NEHALEM WATERSHED COUNCIL
STEERING COMMITTEE MINUTES
Thursday September 1st , 2011
Vic Dykstra S.C.M./Fishhawk Lake Aaron Miller S.C.M./Vernonia Schools
Rachel Wilcoxen S.C.M./Vernonia Schools Jo Zettler Citizen at Large
Jason Busch SCM/Chairman Cory Colburn SCM/ Vice Chairman
Steve Sorbets UNWC Staff (Exec. Asst.) Maggie Peyton UNWC Staff (Exec.Director)
Ben Fousek Webmaster Lee Klingler SCM/Treasurer
Gil McClain SCM/Citizen at Large
7:00 Meeting Convenes: Welcome and Introductions
Action Item: Consider and approve minutes from last meeting. (Busch)
Moved (Cory Colburn) and seconded (Vic Dykstra) to approve the August 4th minutes as presented.
The motion passed unanimously.
7:15 Organizational Development:
Action Item: Jo Zettler
The Strategic Planning workshop is postponed until sometime this winter.
Discussion Item: Presentation on LIDAR/GIS Ben Fousek
Ben explained how LIDAR and the GIS maps work and showed us around the Vernonia map he brought to the meeting.
Discussion Item: Treasurers Report (Klingler)
Lee presented a report.
Discussion Item: Directors Report (Peyton)
Maggie presented a copy of the final council support report
Discussion Item: Changing meeting times.
Discussion on keeping to the set meeting times so long as a quorum of Steering Committee members can be present. The November and December meetings have been consolidated and the meeting Date has been set to December 1st if Eric Larke also concurs.
Council/District Conference Nov. 7-11 Sun River (Peyton)
8:25 Discussion Item (Busch) Meeting dates
It was suggested that Steering committee meeting dates not be changed so long as there will be a quorum. It was decided by the Steering Committee subject to approval by Eric Larke, that the November and December meetings be combined and happen on Dec. 1st.
8:50 Public Comments:
Time was made available for public comments. There were none.
8:55 – Meeting Adjourned: Fare Thee Well. Next meeting will be on Thursday September 22nd.