The Board of Directors typically meets on the third Tuesday of the month at 6:00 PM. Meetings have typically been held in the West Multnomah SWCD 4th Floor conference rooms (Rooms 452 A & B, at the Montgomery Park building, 2701 NW Vaughn Street) however during the COVID-19 pandemic, board meetings will take place remotely until further notice. Please refer to our Events page for more information about specific meetings. If the date or location is different than typical meetings, it will be reflected in the events calendar. Montgomery Park is ADA accessible and all efforts will be made to accommodate all special needs with appropriate notice. We invite you to review our Policy on Public Participation.
The next meeting of the Board of Directors is on Tuesday, June 21, 2022 beginning at 6:00 p.m. The board meeting will be followed by a budget hearing to discuss the budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2022, as approved by the West Multnomah SWCD Budget Committee. A summary of the budget is presented here.
Adopted minutes (from the previous meeting) and related documents are posted here soon after the board meeting and are available for viewing in the District office.
9/21/2021: Agenda, Approved minutes, Sturgeon Lake-Dairy Creek presentation, Treasurer’s reports – month of August, Treasurer’s reports – month of July, SDAO Board Practices Assessment, SDAO Assessment Recommendations letter, Staff reports. Materials for repeated 2019 Annual Meeting: Audit report, FY 2019-2020 Annual Report
8/2021: No August meeting.
7/20/21: Agenda, Approved minutes, Treasurer’s reports, Board Practices Assessment SDAO materials, Resolution 07-20-2021a Annual Meeting Date 2019 for 2021, Resolution 07-20-2021b 2021 Annual Meeting Date, Staff reports
6/15/21: Agenda, Approved Board Meeting minutes, Approved Budget Hearing Minutes, Treasurer’s Reports, Resolution to close out Sturgeon Lake Fund, LRBP Progress Report, Staff reports, Resolution adopting LRBP, FY21-22 Annual Work Plans, Budget Hearing package
5/18/21: Agenda, Approved minutes, Treasurer’s Reports, LRBP Review Draft – May, LRBP Progress Report, NRCS-ODA-WMSWCD Memorandum of Understanding, NRCS Unfunded Cooperative Agreement, Skyview Forest WWMP Application, Staff Reports
2/16/21: Agenda, Approved minutes, LRBP Draft v2, LRBP February Report, Treasurer’s Reports, Budget Officer & Budget Committee Member appointments, NRCS_Civil Rights for Partners checklist, Staff reports
11/17/20: Agenda, Approved minutes, Treasurer’s Reports, LRBP Report & Attachments, OACD Election Ballot, OACD Election Candidate Statements, Resolution Adopting Revised Officer Elections and Terms Policy, Staff Reports, NRCS Staff Updates
10/20/20: Agenda, Approved Annual Meeting Minutes, Approved Board Meeting Minutes, 10/7/20 & 10/9/20 Board Retreat Draft Minutes, Treasurer’s Reports, Resolution to Adopt Vision & Mission, LRBP Board Report and Goals, Resolution to Adopt Prevention of Workplace Discrimination, Harassment, and Retaliation Policy, Staff reports
10/7 & 10/9/20: Two-part board retreat. Agenda
8/18/2020: Agenda, Approved minutes, Treasurer’s Reports – June, Treasurer’s Reports – July, Survey on Eligibility Criteria, Board Eligibility white paper, Director Eligibility Survey – June 2020, Director Eligibility draft letter to Oregon Association of Conservation Districts (OACD) and the Soil and Water Conservation Commission (SWCC), LRBP Report & Attachments, Staff reports
7/2020: No July meeting.
6/16/20: Agenda, Approved minutes, Budget Hearing materials: Budget Hearing cover page, FY21 TSCC Certification Letter, Public notice and LB forms for adoption, Budget sensitivity analysis, Board resolution to adopt FY21 budget; Board meeting materials: Treasurer’s reports – May, 2020-2021 Annual work plans, Survey on Eligibility Criteria for Directors, Board eligibility white paper, Director eligibility survey, Long Range Business Plan updates, Staff reports
4/21/20: Agenda, Approved Budget Committee meeting minutes, Approved Board meeting minutes, Treasurer’s reports, Resolution on granting delegation of authority on Sturgeon Lake, Long Range Business Plan April updates, Staff reports
12/17/19: Agenda, Approved minutes, LRBP updates and decision making chart, Treasurer’s reports, Resolution to adopt prevention of workplace discrimination, OACD articles of incorporation, Staff reports
11/19/19: Agenda, Approved minutes, Treasurer’s Reports, Auditor’s report, LRBP update on community engagement and outreach, LRBP Board Interview Instructions and materials, Board Practices Assessment (BPA), BPA consultant’s recommendations, NRCS Civil Rights for partners checklist, ODFW thank you letter for Wildlife Tax Incentive Program Interns, Staff reports, Equity lens draft, Presentation on Sturgeon Lake monitoring
10/15/19: Agenda, Approved minutes, Treasurer’s Reports, Staff Reports, Resolution to Adopt Supplemental Budget for General Fund and Sturgeon Lake Restoration Project, SDIS Best Practices, LRBP Update, OACD Proposed Bylaw Amendments, Ballot for OACD Bylaws Amendments, Metro Parks and Nature Bond Resolution, Metro Parks and Nature Bond Measure Fact Sheet, Monitoring for Conservation Success Presentation
9/17/19: Agenda, Approved minutes, Treasurer’s reports 7-2019, Treasurer’s reports 8-2019, Staff reports, Collaborative Restoration Partnership Draft MOU, ODFW Letter re Bills Crossing, Letter of Support, Staff recommendation – North Tualatin Mountains Master Access Plan, OACD bylaw amendments, Ballot for OACD Bylaws amendment, OACD Bylaws redline version, Written public testimony Thompson, Written public testimony Chesarek, Written public testimony McCurdy
6/12/19: Agenda, Approved minutes, Notice of Budget Hearing, Budget Committee Meeting Minutes, TSCC Budget Certification Letter, Resolution A to Adopt Budget, Draft Summary of Board Roles in FY 19-20 DEI Work Plan, Treasurer’s Reports, Resolution B Extending Workers Compensation Coverage to Volunteers, MOU for the Forest Park Alliance with Application to the Greater Forest Park Conservation Initiative, Resolution C Granting Delegation of Authority to Enter Permanent Easements, DEI Report, Staff Reports, ODA Capacity Grant Application with Attachments, FY 19-20 Annual Work Plans
3/13/19: Agenda, Approved minutes, Resolution A – Adopting Revised Officer Elections, Resolution B – Adopting Supplemental Budget, Resolution C – Adopting Revised Financial Policies, Board Equity Lens Training notes, OACD Proposed Revised Bylaws, Staff Reports, Treasurer’s Reports, Staff Presentation: Invasive Species Partnerships, Garlic Mustard Integrated Pest Management Guide
12/12/2018: Approved Minutes, Agenda, Treasurer’s Reports, Auditor’s Reports and Financial Statements, Staff Recommendation – Multnomah County Land Use Decision and Permits for Metro Parks and Nature’s North Tualatin Mountains Access Master Plan, DEI Initiative Report, Resolution — District Purchases From Board Member Operated Or Owned Businesses, Staff Reports, Public Testimony on Metro’s North Tualatin Mountains Access Master Plan: Carol Chesarek
9/12/2018: Approved Minutes, Agenda, Treasurer’s Reports, Resolution — Modifying the Format of Resolution No. 2018-06-13A, Resolution — Establish Date of Annual Meeting, Staff Reports, Oregon Association of Conservation Districts Update
6/13/2018: Approved Minutes, Agenda, Treasurer’s Reports, DEI Staff Report, Staff Reports, TSCC Certification of Budget Letter for Board, Approved to Adopted Budget Recommendations, WMSWCD Board Resolution to Adopt Budget, Final Resolution Adopting a Public Participation in WMSWCD Board Meeting, Public Comment-WMSWCD Endorsement of Metro’s N. Tualatin Mountains Access Master Plan, Annual Work Plan for Fiscal Year 2018-2019 for Board Approval, Oregon Clean Energy Jobs Bill Brief, Key Pacific Coastal Salmon Recovery Fund Talking Points-2018, Oregon Agricultural Heritage Program Brief
5/9/2018: Approved Minutes, Agenda, Treasurer’s Reports, DEI Staff Report, Staff Reports, Public Testimony on Metro’s North Tualatin Mountains Access Master Plan: Mike Lindberg, Alexandra Clarke, John Miller and Alexandra Clarke, Hank McCurdy
8/9/2017 – No August meeting held
10/29/2016 (Meeting in place of November board meeting)
8/4/2016 – No August meeting held
12/3/2015 – No December meeting held
8/6/2015 – No August meeting held
12/4/2014 – No December meeting held
2/6/2014 – Cancelled due to inclement weather