Proposed Agenda

Recreation and Conservation Funding Board Regular Meeting

July 9, 2009

Kitsap Conference Center, 100 Washington Ave., Bremerton, WA 98337

Times: Opening session will begin as shown; all other times are approximate.

Special Accommodations: If you need special accommodations to participate in this meeting, please notify us by
July 1, 2009 at 360/902-3085 or TDD 360/902-1996.

Public Comment: If you wish to comment at the meeting, please fill out a comment card and provide it to staff. Please be sure to note on the card which topic you will address. The Chair will call on you during the discussion of that topic.

Thursday, July 9, 2009

 

9:00 a.m.

Item #

1  

Call to Order

·         Determination of Quorum

·         Welcome of New Members

·         Introduction of Officials, Guests, & Designees

·         Review and Approval of Agenda – July 9, 2009

Chair

9:05 a.m

Item #

2  

Consent Calendar 

a.     Approval of Board Meeting Minutes – March 26, 2009

b.    Advisory Committee Recognition

c.     Service Recognition for Jim Fox

Action: Consider Resolution #2009-13

Chair


9:10 a.m.

Item #

3  

Management Report

Staff Presentation, Board Discussion, and Public Comment

a.     Director’s Report

b.    Fiscal Report

c.     Habitat and Recreation Lands Coordinating Group Update

d.    RCO Work Plan Update

Kaleen Cottingham

     

General Public Comment

For those issues not otherwise identified as agenda items.

Please limit comments to 3 minutes for individuals, 10 minutes for organizations

9:30 a.m.

Item #

4  

Legislative and Budget Update

Staff Presentation, Board Discussion, and Public Comment

a.     Update on 2009-11 Budget

b.    Implementation of 2009 Legislative Directives

c.     Potential Request Legislation for 2010 Legislative Session

d.    Potential Supplemental Budget Request for 2010 Legislative Session

Rachael Langen

Megan Duffy

10:00 a.m.

Item #

5 a

2009 Grant Programs: Implementing the 2009-11 Budget

Aquatic Lands Enhancement Account, Approve Final Project List

Staff Presentation, Board Discussion, and Public Comment

·            Action: Consider Resolution #2009-14

Scott Robinson

   

5  b

2009 Grant Programs: Implementing the 2009-11 Budget

Washington Wildlife and Recreation Program,
Approve Final Project Lists

Staff Presentation, Board Discussion, and Public Comment

·            Action: Consider Resolution #2009-15

Scott Robinson

Marguerite Austin

10:30 a.m.

   

BREAK

 

10:45 a.m.

Item #

6  

Discussion of Proposed Policy Changes for 2010 Washington Wildlife and Recreation Program Grant Cycle

Staff Presentation, Board Discussion, and Public Comment

a.     CREP Lease Extensions in Riparian Program

b.    Puget Sound Partnership

c.    Nonprofit Eligibility

d.     Farmland Preservation Criteria

e.     Scope Change Requests

Dominga Soliz
Jim Eychaner

11:45 a.m.

Item #

7  

Changes to Project Evaluation Processes

Staff Presentation, Board Discussion, and Public Comment

Action: Consider Resolution #2009-16

Greg Lovelady

11:55 a.m.

Item #

8  

Use of Returned Funds in NOVA and RTP Grant Programs

Staff Presentation, Board Discussion, and Public Comment

·         Action: Consider Resolution #2009-17

Greg Lovelady

12:15 p.m.

   

WORKING LUNCH

 

12:30 p.m.

Item #

9  

Compliance and Conversion Overview

Staff Presentation, Board Discussion, and Public Comment

a.     Overview of process and policies

b.    Conversion examples

c.     Park closures and operating restrictions due to economic conditions

Jim Anest

Leslie Ryan-Connelly

Scott Robinson

1:30 p.m.

   

BREAK

 

1:45 p.m.

Item #

10             

Briefing on Timeline for Consideration of Potential Conversion Associated with the SR-520 Bridge Construction

Staff Presentation, Board Discussion, and Public Comment

Leslie Ryan-Connelly

2:00 p.m.

Item #

11             

Conversion Request: Department of Fish and Wildlife Land Exchange

Staff Presentation, Board Discussion, and Public Comment

·         Action: Consider Resolution #2009-18

Leslie Ryan-Connelly

3:00 p.m.

Item #

12             

Removing the High-Risk Sponsor Designation

Staff Presentation, Board Discussion, and Public Comment

  • Action: Consider Resolution #2009-19

Scott Robinson

3:30 p.m.

   

State agency partner reports

Public comment on issues not otherwise identified as agenda items

ADJOURN

Next meeting:     September 21-22, 2009,  Olympia, WA

Project Tour Begins at 3:45 p.m.