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Legislative Administration
    • Co-Chair Kotek will be presiding
  • Public Hearing and Possible Work Session

    • Legislative Branch Cost of Living Adjustment

    • Legislative Branch Personnel Rules

    • Legislative Assistant Benefits

    • Holiday Special Leave

    • Note change: "Legislative Assistant Benefits" and "Holiday Special Leave" have been added to the agenda items.
The Interstate 5 Bridge
10/25/2019 10:00 AM, Vancouver City Hall Council Chambers 415 West 6th Street Vancouver Washington, 98660
    • NOTE - this is a joint meeting with the Washington State Legislature's Joint Legislative Action Committee
      Regarding the Construction of a New Interstate 5 Bridge
  • Field Trip
    • 10:00 am - 11:30 am - Tour of Interstate 5 Bridge

      11:45 am - 1:15 pm - Lunch

    • NOTE - persons wishing to participate in committee field trips please contact committee staff in advance.
  • Organizational Meeting
    • 1:30 - 1:45 pm - Organizational Meeting
      Introduction of Committee Members
      Adoption of Committee Rules
  • Public Hearing
    • 1:45 - 3:30 pm - Public Hearing
      Review of Foundational Principles
      WSDOT and ODOT Presentation of Need for I-5 Bridge Replacement
      WSDOT Inventory of Previous Work, Current Project Status, and Future Process
      PUBLIC COMMENT (see guidelines below)
      Discussion of Next Steps

    • Time and Process Guidelines for Public Hearing
      Two minutes per speaker
      Public testimony will be taken for maximum of 30 minutes
      Those wishing to testify must sign in and state their name and state of reference
      Testimony on topics not related to the agenda, or for those signed in but unable to testify because of time
      limitations, may be submitted in writing to the committees at

Task Force
Supporting Businesses in Reducing Diesel Emissions
  • Organizational Meeting
    • Elect Chair
  • Informational Meeting
    • Invited testimony only

    • Current Fleet, Clean Diesel Regulations, and Existing Incentives in Oregon
      Lindsay Baker, Government Relations Manager, Oregon Department of Transportation
      Matthew Davis, Senior Policy Analyst, Oregon Department of Environmental Quality
      Gerik Kransky, Volkswagen Mitigation Fund Analyst, Oregon Department of Environmental Quality

    • Approach to Diesel in Washington
      Kathy Taylor, Air Quality Program Manager, Washington Department of Ecology
      Joanna Ekrem, Senior Program Planner, Air Quality Program, Washington Department of Ecology

    • Approach to Diesel in California
      Sean Edgar, Director, Clean Fleets
      Mike Buckantz, Associates Environmental

    • Discussion and Next Steps

    • Future meeting dates (subject to change)
      Thursday, November 21st, 2019, 1:30pm, H-170
      Thursday, December 19th, 2019, 1:30pm, H-170
      Thursday, January 16th, 2020, 1:30pm, H-170