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					                                                                “Draft” Minutes

                                                            Meeting of June 7, 2006


Stakeholders Present:
Ron Garst             Environmental Primary Representative, Tualatin Riverkeepers
Ross Van Loo          County Primary Representative, Washington County
Kyle Spinks           Parks Primary Representative, Tualatin Hills Park and Recreation
                      District
Jan Miller            Sewer Districts Primary Representative, Clean Water Services
Greg Schifsky         Citizen at Large Primary Representative
Michael McMahan Nurseries, Alternate Representative, Fisher Farms
Brenda Bateman        Water Districts Primary Representative, Tualatin Valley Water
                      District
Craig Burnham         Tualatin Soil and Water Conservation District Primary
                      Representative
Tom Wolf              Fisheries Primary Representative, Trout Unlimited
Jerry Ward            Tualatin Soil and Water Conservation District Alternate
                      Representative
Lois Hornberger       Forest Grove Chamber of Commerce, Primary Representative
Ross Schultz          Cities Alternate Representative, City of Sherwood

Staff Present:
April Olbrich        Coordinator
Marion Warfield      NWSA AmeriCorps Stewardship Coordinator

Guests Present:
Sarah Baker          Noah’s Nibblers
Erica Vitko          Noah’s Nibblers
Chris Wayland        Washington County Facilities and Parks
Tom VanderPlaat      Clean Water Services
Jeanna Cernazanu     Clean Water Services
Jon Franczyk         Portland State University Graduate Student
Kevin Fenn           Tualatin Soil and Water Conservation District

Introductions: The meeting commenced at 7:00 p.m. with introductions.

Minutes approved: The May 3rd, 2006 Council meeting minutes were approved with
no corrections. Jan Miller moved to adopt the minutes and Ron Garst seconded the
motion. The minutes were adopted by consensus.

Public Announcements: There were no public announcements.



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Tom Wolf recognition: Tom Wolf was presented with a book and REI gift card in honor
of the nine years devoted to the Council representing fisheries. He is actively seeking his
replacement.

Michael McMahan presentation: Michael presented the St. Louis Declaration of
Invasive Plant Species. In particular he described the categories of exotics, weeds,
noxious, invasive and native plants using several well-known examples. He also
described six guiding principles adopted by the nursery industry and being fostered by
other professions associated with landscape design and construction.

Coordinator Reports: April provided comments about several events including Building
Council Capacity and the July 5th Council meeting at Stub Stewart State Park.

Council Member updates: Kyle Spinks noted that 2500 square feet of invasive plants
were removed at Moonshadow Park. Several other members commented on various civic
events occurring in June.

Water Feasibility Study Update: Tom VanderPlaat presented an update on the Tualatin
Basin Water Supply Project. In particular he focused on the hydrology overview as it
relates to the three alternatives being considered. For more information, see:
http://www.cleanwaterservices.org/PlansAndProjects/Plans/WaterSupply/default.aspx .


The meeting adjourned at 9:10 p.m.

Respectfully submitted,

Ross Van Loo

Refreshments for July 5, 2006 Council meeting: Snacks Potluck at L.L.’Stub’
Stewart State Park




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