Board Meetings

Our Board Meetings take place at least once a month, generally on the first Monday of the month. Occasionally special sessions are also called to resolve additional items or unforeseen events. All meetings are open to the public, with the exception of occasional Executive Sessions.

Board meetings cover the general business of East Multnomah Soil and Water Conservation District, while also convening to decide the next steps the District will take in overall operations or within specific programs. Board meetings often follow special committee meetings, which are detailed in the Committees page.

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Committee and Budget meetings

The District office is ADA accessible, and served by bus lines #44, #72 and #6. For Americans with Disabilities Act accommodations, or for translation services, call (503) 222-7645 no later than 48 hours prior to a meeting date.

Board Members

All members of the Board are expected to attend each meeting, as well as our Executive Director and management team. Non-managerial staff may also attend certain meetings, in order to present to the Board or speak on certain agenda items.

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Board Meetings

Monday, October 5th, 2020, at 6:00pm. Agenda items include: Equity update, COVID related leave time, staff salary reclassification process, financial reports, and an Executive Director search discussion to be held in Executive Session under ORS 192.660(7)(d) for the employment of public officers.

Wednesday, September 30th, 2020, at 5:00pm. Special Board meeting. Agenda items include: Executive Director search, to be discussed in Executive Session held under ORS 192.660(7)(d) for the employment of public officers.

Friday, September 25th, 2020, at 4:55pm. Special Board meeting. Agenda items include: Discussion regarding the recruitment of an Executive Director will be held in Executive Session under ORS 192.660(7)(d) for discussion regarding the employment of public officers.

Wednesday, September 23rd, 2020, at 4:55pm. Special Board meeting. Agenda items include: Discussion regarding the recruitment of an Executive Director will be held in Executive Session under ORS 192.660(7)(d) for discussion regarding the employment of public officers.

Monday, September 21st, 2020, at 4:55pm. Special Board meeting. Agenda items include: Discussion regarding the recruitment of an Executive Director will be held in Executive Session under ORS 192.660(7)(d) for discussion regarding the employment of public officers.

Wednesday, September 16th, 2020, at 6:00pm. Agenda items include: equity update, COVID update, monthly financial report, Urban Lands Intern employment extension, CLIP project approval, date for the FY19-20 Annual Meeting, staff reclassification process, and an Executive Director search discussion to be held in Executive Session under ORS 192.660(7)(d) for the employment of public officers.

Wednesday, September 9th, 2020, at 4:00pm. Agenda items include: An Executive Director search discussion to be held in Executive Session under ORS 192.660(7)(d) for the employment of public officers.

Monday, August 3rd, 2020, at 6:00pm. Agenda items include: an Executive Director search update, equity update, Board education and action regarding diversity, equity and inclusion, StreamCare Watersheds prioritization, FY19-20 Auditor engagement, policy revisions on salaries and wages, monthly Financial Report, SWCD Board eligibility criteria survey, and an Executive Session under ORS 192.660(2)(e) held for discussion of real estate negotiations.

Monday, July 6th, 2020, at 6:00pm. Agenda items include: : an equity update, Executive Director search update, EMSWCD FY20-21 Annual Work Plan, work from home expenses reimbursement, monthly Financial Report, Strategic Partnership Agreement (SPA) with Watershed Councils, SWCD Board eligibility criteria survey, and management FY19-20 Performance Review process.

Monday, June 1st, 2020, at 6:00pm. Agenda items include: Executive Director search update, equity update, organizational values discussion, FY20-21 Budget adoption, monthly financial report, Rural Lands contract approval, appeal of 2019 salary increase decision, potential Board vacancies, Strategic Partnership Agreement (SPA) with Watershed Councils, and the Board and Committee meeting calendar for FY20-21.