Budget Committee

The purpose of the Budget Committee is to review and approve the District’s budget and related activities on a fiscal year basis. To do so, the Budget Committee must assess the District mission (The mission of the EMSWCD is to help people care for land and water), responsibilities, necessary activities, related expenditures, assets, liabilities, and revenue sources. You can find budget documents on the Budgets, Reports and Plans page.

Members of Budget Committee

  • Directors: Laura Masterson, Mike Guebert, Joe Rossi, Jim Carlson and Jasmine Zimmer-Stucky
  • Staff: Nancy Hamilton, Executive Director and Dan Mitten, Chief of Finance and Operations

Upcoming Budget Committees

  • Tuesday, May 18th, 2021 at 4:00 PM. A public hearing will be held by the Tax Supervising and Conservation Commission (TSCC) on the budget approved by the Budget Committee for the East Multnomah Soil and Water Conservation District, Multnomah County, State of Oregon, for the fiscal year July 1, 2021 to June 30, 2022. The hearing will be held via videoconference on Tuesday, May 18, 2021 at 4:00 pm. The purpose of the hearing is to discuss the budget with interested persons. A copy of the budget document will be available on our Budgets, Reports and Plans page. The public is welcome to attend by calling into the meeting. Any member of the public may join the meeting and testify. To join the meeting, please call 1-877-309-2073 and use access code 510-066-805.

    (Per ORS 294.448(2) (d), please note change in tax levy amount below):

    • Total FY 2021-2022 Budget Requirements: $17,346,527
    • Total FY 2020-2021 Levy Amount: $0.1000/$1,000 of assessed value ($5,552,329)
    • Total Proposed FY 2021-2022 Levy Amount: $0.1000/$1,000 of assessed value ($5,834,000)
    • Proposed Change from Last Year’s Levy Amount: plus $281,671
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  • Monday, May 3rd, 2021 at 5:00 PM. EMSWCD will hold the final meeting of the Fiscal Year 2021-2022 Budget Committee. The agenda will include: review third and final draft of the proposed FY21-22 Budget; approval of the FY21-22 Budget and set maximum tax levy via resolution. The public is welcome to attend by calling into the meeting, but no public comment will be taken during the budget portion. The budget document will be available on the Budgets, Reports and Plans page. To join the meeting, please call 1-866-899-4679 and use access code 505-966-349.
  • Monday, April 5th, 2021 at 4:00 PM. EMSWCD will hold the second meeting of the Fiscal Year 2021-2022 Budget Committee. The agenda will include budget review and discussion. The public is welcome to listen, pose questions and comments via teleconference only. Public questions and comments will be taken at this meeting and copies of revised budget will be available by request or on the Budgets, Reports and Plans page. To join the meeting, please call 1-866-899-4679 and use access code 765-540-013.
  • Monday, March 1st, 2021 at 4:00 PM. EMSWCD will hold the first meeting of the Fiscal Year 2021-2022 Budget Committee. The agenda will include hearing the budget message and receiving the draft budget for fiscal year July 1, 2021 – June 30, 2022. Procedures for receiving public testimony will be established. The public is welcome to listen in at this meeting, but no public comment will be taken at the time. A copy of the budget document and procedures for receiving public testimony may be obtained by request on or after March 1 on the Budgets, Reports and Plans page. To join the meeting, please call 1-866-899-4679 and use access code 312-150-869.