Proposed Agenda

Recreation and Conservation Funding Board Regular Meeting

November 5, 2009
Natural Resources Building, Room 175 A&B, Olympia, Washington 98504

Time: Opening sessions will begin as shown; all other times are approximate.


Order of Presentation:

In general, each agenda item will include a presentation, followed by board discussion and then public comment. The board makes decisions following the public comment portion of the agenda item.


Public Comment:

If you wish to comment at a meeting, please fill out a comment card and provide it to staff. Please be sure to note on the card if you are speaking about a particular agenda topic. The chair will call you to the front at the appropriate time.


You also may submit written comments to the Board by mailing them to the RCO, attn: Rebecca Connolly, Board Liaison at the address above or at


Special Accommodations:

If you need special accommodations to participate in this meeting, please notify us by October 29, 2009 at 360/902-3086 or TDD 360/902-1996.




9:00 a.m.

Call to Order

·         Roll Call and Determination of Quorum

·         Review and Approval of Agenda – November 5, 2009

·         Introduce New Staff


9:05 a.m

1.     Consent Calendar  (Decision)

a.    Approval of Board Meeting Minutes – October 8, 2009

b.    Time Extension Request

    • City of Port Townsend, Downtown Waterfront Access Restoration,  RCO #04-1502D

Resolution #2009-26


9:10 a.m.

2.  Management Report (Briefing)

a.     Director’s Report

b.    Fiscal Report

c.     Grant Management Report

d.   Policy Report

e.     Board Work Plan for 2010

f.     Performance Management and GMAP

Kaleen Cottingham



Marguerite Austin/Scott Robinson

Steve McLellan


Rebecca Connolly


General Public Comment For issues not identified as agenda items. Please limit comments to 3 minutes.

10:00 a.m.



OTHER BOARD BUSINESS (Briefings and Decisions)

10:15 a.m.

3.   Biodiversity Council Pilot Projects and Status (Briefing)


Lynn Helbrecht

10:45 a.m.

4.  Aligning Washington Wildlife and Recreation Program (WWRP) and Aquatic Lands Enhancement Account (ALEA) with Puget Sound Partnership Action Agenda (Decision)


Resolution #2009-27

Dominga Soliz


11:15 a.m.

5.  Inclusion of CREP Projects in WWRP Riparian Protection Account


Resolution #2009-28

Dominga Soliz


11:30 a.m.

Recess for Executive Session: Personnel Matters

Performance Review of RCO Director





1:30 p.m.

Resume regular meeting


1:30 p.m.

6.  Changes to WWRP Farmland Preservation Program (Decision)


Resolution #2009-29

Dominga Soliz


2:00 p.m.

7.   Scope Changes for Acquisition Projects (Decision)


Resolution #2009-30

Dominga Soliz


2:30 p.m.

8.    Waivers of Match Policy in WWRP Farmland Preservation Program for Fiscal Year 2010 (Decision)


Resolution #2009-31

Kammie Bunes

2:45 p.m.



3:00 p.m.

9.  Firearms and Archery Range Recreation (FARR) Grant Awards


Resolution #2009-32

Marguerite Austin


3:30 p.m.

10.  Land and Water Conservation (LWCF) Grant Awards (Decision)


Resolution #2009-33

Marguerite Austin


4:00 p.m.

11.  Potential Appeals of Director’s Decision

Project Sponsors

4:30 p.m.

State agency partner reports

Public comment on issues not otherwise identified as agenda items



Next meeting:     March 2010  Olympia, WA