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  • Outreach – McKenzie Watershed Council
    to complete a project analysis and report This report or presentation is then shared with parents and community members in a variety of methods including parent open houses public meetings and community events Below are links to some of the student created projects and presentations SPARC 2014 SPARC 2015 coming soon Mohawk Watershed Partership Community Barbecue 2015 coming soon Events Our Annual River Cleanup is held in July and is

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  • Action Plan – McKenzie Watershed Council
    or by regular mail to McKenzie Watershed Council P O Box 70166 Springfield OR 97475 The deadline for comment is April 8 2016 The public may also testify in person at the March 10 and April 14 council meetings The council meets March 10 at 5 00 p m at the McKenzie Fire Rescue facility in Leaburg and April 14 at 5 00 p m in the Board Room of

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  • News and Updates – McKenzie Watershed Council
    Resident Partner Ralph Perkins Upper Willamette SWCD Action Plan Available for Public Comment This entry was posted in Uncategorized and tagged Action Plan on March 10 2016 by Jennifer Weber The McKenzie Watershed Council and its partners have prepared a strategic action plan for aquatic and riparian conservation and management and encourage public comments on the draft plan Interested individuals may download the plan from the link below or may request an electronic or hard copy by contacting administration mckenziewc org Comments should Council Meeting Agenda March 2015 This entry was posted in Uncategorized on February 26 2016 by Jennifer Weber AGENDA MCKENZIE WATERSHED COUNCIL March 10 2016 McKenzie Fire Rescue 42870 McKenzie Highway Leaburg 1 INTRODUCTIONS AND APPROVAL OF AGENDA 5 00 5 05 Diane Albino Facilitator Action Requested Approve agenda 2 GENERAL PUBLIC COMMENT SESSION 5 05 5 15 The Council invites public comment on any watershed issue related to January 2016 Council Meeting Minutes This entry was posted in Uncategorized on February 9 2016 by Jennifer Weber M I N U T E S McKenzie Watershed Council LOCATION CHANGED to MWC Office Springfield Oregon January 14 2016 5 00 p m 6 02 p m PRESENT Council Partners Wade Stampe facilitator resident partner Kurt Cox McKenzie School District Ralph Perkins Upper Willamette SWCD Bob Bumstead McKenzie Flyfishers Maryanne Reiter Job Announcement Operations Database Assistant This entry was posted in Uncategorized on January 5 2016 by Amanda Wilson The Long Tom Watershed Council LTWC is accepting applications for a part time temporary Operations Database Assistant This temporary position will be shared with the McKenzie Watershed Council Primary duties of the position will include database entry and tracking providing support for meetings and assisting with office administration Application Deadline Gray Family Foundation awards grant to McKenzie Watershed Council This

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  • Support us – McKenzie Watershed Council
    Supporters By signing on as a business supporter you are investing in the abundant fish and wildlife clean drinking water and fertile lands that define our communities in western Oregon Business supporters may donate directly or in kind equipment supplies The three sponsorship levels include Sockeye Coho and Chinook levels Sockeye level supporter 300 599 Benefits Recognition on website Recognition as a trip sponsor with local school community Coho level supporter 600 1 000 Recognition on website social media and promotional media Benefits Recognition as a trip sponsor with local school community Window Door decal identifying you as a Coho level supporter Chinook level supporter 1 000 Benefits Recognition on website social media and promotional media Window Door decal identifying you as a Coho level supporter Framed certificate acknowledging your support Help us thank our business supporters for valuing the education of the next generation of environmental stewards who will protect the streams habitat and landscapes that make western Oregon a wonderful place to live and do business Planned Giving A Gift for the Future You care about western Oregon By making a bequest to the McKenzie Watershed Council in your will you can leave a legacy of environmental education and stewardship that will ensure clean water and protected wildlife habitat for future generations Please help us ensure that the next generation cares as much as you do Tax Savings When you plan to leave assets to a charitable organization you are making a bequest Bequests are deductible from your gross estate and can offer estate tax savings There is no limit on the amount you can leave to a charitable organization How to name us as a Beneficiary Please use the following legal designation THE MCKENZIE WATERSHED ALLIANCE a nonprofit corporation organized and existing under the laws of the

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  • Council Meeting Agenda – March 2015 – McKenzie Watershed Council
    staff before the session The Council s adopted public comment procedures are on the reverse side of this agenda 3 APPROVAL OF FEBRUARY 11 MINUTES 5 15 5 20 Action Requested A pprove minutes Attachment 4 PARTNER ANNOUNCEMENTS 5 20 5 40 5 STAFF REPORTS 5 40 6 00 BREAK 6 COUGAR DAM UPDATE Greg Taylor U S A C E 6 05 7 00 Next Meeting April 14 SUB 5 00 p m Contact Larry Six 458 201 8150 coordinator mckenziewc org www mckenziewc org 2 24 2016 PUBLIC COMMENT PROCEDURES MCKENZIE WATERSHED COUNCIL Adopted February 14 2013 A general public comment period of at least ten minutes will be placed on each agenda at the beginning of the meeting During this session testimony is allowed on any matter relevant to the Council s mission The facilitator shall determine relevance The time limit for comments is three minutes which can be reduced at the discretion of the facilitator The facilitator also may allow public comment or questions on specific agenda items as they are addressed with a three minute time limit The facilitator has the discretion to end public testimony if needed to make sure the Council completes its

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  • January 2016 Council Meeting Minutes – McKenzie Watershed Council
    Project did not receive any comments and will proceed through the NEPA process He also checked in with Mark Schultz about becoming a member of the Council and he was interested Mr Fosback shared that the hatchery is up and running for this year Mr Patterson shared that he had Ms Wilson forward a video to share with Partners He encouraged partners to watch it if they had not He believes that the issues raised in the video should be on our radar as well Mr Perkins and Mr Weybright shared that they had viewed it Mr Moll shared that at the end of December Meyer Memorial Trust produced the Willamette River Report Card to give an easily understandable way to present how the Willamette is doing as a whole He provided a brief update on the McKenzie Camp purchase Phase I closed on Dec 30 th with 148 acres added to the MRT holdings River left should close in mid February The purchase does include the Fin Rock boat landing and the old Rosboro logging camp The LIDAR for the area is very interesting because the floodplain is extensive where Blue River and the McKenzie came together On April 1 st the McKenzie Memories event will take place and the history of this area will be included He noted that there are tremendous opportunities for the McKenzie Camp area and that Gene Stevens and Rosboro have been amazing in throughout the process Additionally MRT staff are going through applications for the two current openings Hopefully they will get people in pretty quick Mr Morgenstern shared that the EWEB General Manager has resigned and they are in the process of finding his replacement which could take up to 4 months STAFF PROGRESS REPORT Mr Six shared that the McKenzie FIP was not selected to be funded by OWEB The McKenzie was not deemed as high priority work We gave it our best shot and he is a little discouraged but we have a great action plan great partners and a great partnership We will still have access to the regular grant program to complete the work outlined in the FIP application Mr Weybright shared that on happy note were successful rounding out Deer Creek funding with the approval of the NFWF Bring Back the Natives Grant for about 60 000 for implementing the project in 2016 We have a meeting planned for February to discuss contracting and timelines He is currently wrapping up end of year reporting for a number of grants and contract There is a lot of planning going into both restoration and education for the next couple months including getting a couple additional education grants submitted Mr Demeter shared that the state of the education program is strong Classes are going as schedule for the most part through some had to be rescheduled due to weather Salmon Watch is in the planning stage for next year including a Salmon Celebration in September He shared that Leo Pool

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  • February 2016 Council Meeting Minutes – McKenzie Watershed Council
    little out of hand He doesn t like the idea of a set rule Mr Perkins shared that as a facilitator the Executive Committee all want to be fair to everybody though most of them have learned by fire Mr Bumstead likes the idea of a guideline and thinks the biggest issue is the serial contributors everyone needs a chance to be heard and the not have an item monopolized by one person Council Partners approved to give the meeting facilitator the power to keep the conversation flowing and let everyone speak and limit people who have had multiple opportunities to speak at their discretion with Ms Hledik showing Consensus Level 2 and all Council Partners showing Consensus Level 3 Mr Moll suggested to bring in help to train strong facilitators He recently attended a meeting that brought someone in to share the PRES Method P resent provide a R eason provide an E xample and S ummarize the subject APPROVAL OF JANUARY 2016 MINUTES January minutes were reviewed by Partners Nate Day should have been listed as present Mike McDowell and Diane Albino were absent Council Partners approved the January 2016 meeting minutes as amended with all Council Partners showing Consensus Level 3 PARTNER ANNOUNCEMENTS Mr Morgenstern inquired if any Partner had a copy of the report produced by the Army Corp of Engineers on the economic impacts of the temperature control tower at Cougar Dam Mr Ziller shared that he may be able to find a copy Mr Ziller shared that he recently attended the Willamette Fisheries Science Review The presenters were asked to focus on results instead of methods The abstracts from the event can be found on the Army Corp of Engineers websites He also provided an update on salmon returns for this year Mr Helms provided an update on the debris issues and the missing trash racks at Cougar As of now things are moving ahead pretty rapidly The contractor was out yesterday There is a ton of debris outside the tower The contractor is going to reinstall the trash racks and re secure those that have not fallen off Work should begin the first of March He will provide an update at the March meeting on the progress Mr Baker shared that the Goose decision was signed February 2 nd and the USFS will be moving forward with project There are changes of Forest Service staff in many locations Kate Meyer will be headed to Washington DC in March as part of a panel presenting the UPRIVER movie Mr Brown shared that the Eugene City Council recently received a presentation on the state of the city parks and there was a two page map of Eugene that highlighted the homeless camps and there were 715 camps that were cleaned up The city spent 250K to haul all the trash away It is cheaper to house them and clean up the camps We need to do something because what we are doing now isn t

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  • April 2016 Council Meeting Agenda – McKenzie Watershed Council
    provide it to staff before the session The Council s adopted public comment procedures are on the reverse side of this agenda 3 APPROVAL OF MARCH 10 MINUTES 6 15 6 20 Action Requested A pprove minutes Attachment 4 PARTNER ANNOUNCEMENTS 6 20 6 40 5 STAFF REPORTS 6 40 7 00 6 STRATEGIC ACTION PLAN Action Requested Review public comments and provide direction to staff on revisions Consider extension of public comment period and final action May 12 7 00 7 30 Next Meeting May 12 Weyerhaeuser 5 00 p m Contact Larry Six 458 201 8150 coordinator mckenziewc org www mckenziewc org 4 6 2016 PUBLIC COMMENT PROCEDURES MCKENZIE WATERSHED COUNCIL Adopted February 14 2013 A general public comment period of at least ten minutes will be placed on each agenda at the beginning of the meeting During this session testimony is allowed on any matter relevant to the Council s mission The facilitator shall determine relevance The time limit for comments is three minutes which can be reduced at the discretion of the facilitator The facilitator also may allow public comment or questions on specific agenda items as they are addressed with a three minute time limit

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