Dec. 10: County Council meets with Islands Trust Council

San Juan County Council's final meeting of 2018 includes a luncheon meeting with Canada's Island Trust Council, the swearing in of elected officials, a public hearing on an ordinance  Adopting Street Improvement Standard Plans for North Beach Road, a discussion of IOSA funding, Orcas Fish Hatchery, and a presentation of the draft Fairgrounds Master Plan.

The meeting starts at 9 a.m. Monday, December 10 in the Legislative Building at 55 Second Street in Friday Harbor.

9 a.m. 

CALL TO ORDER & FLAG SALUTE EXCUSED ABSENCE APPROVAL OF AGENDA CITIZENS ACCESS

SWEARING-IN OF ELECTED OFFICIALS FOR 2019

9:15 AM 30 min

PUBLIC HEARING: To Adopt an Ordinance Adopting Street Improvement Standard Plans for North Beach Road within the Eastsound Subarea– Colin Huntemer, County Engineer ⇦ c 30 min

DISCUSSION: Islands Oil Spill Association (IOSA) Funding – Brendan Cowan, Director Emergency Management 30 min

PRESENTATION: Draft Fairgrounds Master Plan – Dona Wuthnow, Director Parks & Fair ⇦

DISCUSSION: Orcas Fish Hatchery Update – Rick Hughes, Council Member

COUNCIL MEMBER & COUNTY MANAGER UPDATES

Finalize 2019 Council Meeting Calendar

Advisory Committee Appointments/Reappointments

Reappointment of members with terms ending 12/18: Evelyn Fuscher and Richard Russell to BAC; Kira Sable to Fair Board; Catherine Ellis and Peg LeBlanc to HSAB; Jim Skoog to Land Bank; Steven Rubey to Planning Commission; Barry Jacobson to SJ Library; Steven Jehly, Barry Neville and Ted Whitley to VAB

Appointment of Georgette Wong to Planning Commission

Appointment of Madeline Sheplor to Orcas Island Library Board of Trustees

Appointment of Stephen Shubert to the Northwest Senior Services

11 AM

JOINT LUNCH MEETING WITH ISLANDS TRUST COUNCIL (B.C.)

Peter Luckham, Chair

Dan Rogers, Vice Chair from Gabriola Island Local Trust Area

Sue Ellen Fast, Vice Chair from Bowen Island Municipality

Laura Patrick, Vice Chair from Salt Spring Island Local Trust Area

Russ Hotsenpiller, Chief Administrative Officer,

Clare Frater, Trust Area Services Director

Topics:

New Islands Trust executive committee members intro

Vessels and oil spill prevention, IOSA, Economic Impact Report, SRKW Governor’s Task Force Recommendations, Rescue/response Tug, Natural Resource Shipments, cross border emergency management.

Islands’ Trust new governance review process

Affordable Housing, SJC AH REET and Management Plan

Transportation: WSF Long Range Plan, Cross Border strategy)

Economic Development: Tourism, Vacation Rentals, Cross Border Free trade zone, Agriculture issues

First Nations Relations

Technology: Communications infrastructure, renewable energy.

EXECUTIVE SESSION: Evaluation of the Performance of a Public Employee pursuant to RCW 42.30.110 (1)(g) 02:00 PM

ADJOURN (approximate)

The meeting can be viewed online on the county's website

 

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