DECEMBER 2, 2002


The Regular Meeting of the Beaverton City Council was called to order by Mayor Rob

Drake in the Forrest C. Soth Council Chambers, 4755 SW Griffith Drive, Beaverton,

Oregon, on Monday, December 2, 2002, at 6:35 p.m.


Present were Mayor Drake, Couns. Evelyn Brzezinski, Dennis Doyle, Fred Ruby, Forrest

Soth and Cathy Stanton.  Also present were Chief of Staff Linda Adlard, City Attorney

Mark Pilliod, Finance Director Patrick O'Claire, Community Development Director Joe

Grillo, Engineering Director Tom Ramisch, Operations/Maintenance Director Gary

Brentano, Library Director Ed House, Police Chief David Bishop and City Recorder Sue

Nelson.  Also present were Building Official Brad Roast and City Engineer Terry Waldele 


There were none.  


Coun. Stanton announced that the City’s Open House would be held Tuesday, December

10, 2002, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at City Hall.  She noted the Dickens Caroler’s would

perform, there would be refreshments, and Santa Claus.   


There were none.  


Coun.  Ruby   MOVED, SECONDED by Coun. Soth that the Consent Agenda be

approved as follows:

Minutes of Regular Meeting of August 5, 2002  

Liquor License (Hakatamon Japanese Restaurant)

TA 2002-0005 (Tree Plan Two Threshold Text Amendment)

Final Order on an Appeal of Site Development Permit Penalty Fee for Elmonica


See Contract Review Board

Transfer of Road Jurisdiction from Washington County to the City of Beaverton (SW Koll

Parkway; SW Greystone Court; NW 167th Place; NW Twin Oaks Drive)  (Resolution No.


Bid Award - Fanno Creek Bridge Pipeline Repair Project – CIP Project Number 4031B

Bid Award Purchase One (1) New Liquid Asphalt Tack Sprayer

Contract Review Board:

Authorize Retainer Agreements With Outside Legal Counsel and Environmental

Consultant and Transfer Resolution (Resolution No. 3688)

Coun. Stanton said she had a minor correction to the minutes that she would give to the

City Recorder.  

Question called on the motion.  Couns. Brzezinski, Doyle, Soth, Ruby, and Stanton voting

AYE, the MOTION CARRIED unanimously. (5:0); Coun. Ruby abstained from voting on

the minutes for August 5, 2002, as he was not at that meeting.


Adopt Resolution and Authorize Implementation of Site Development Permit Fee



Adopt Resolution and Authorize Implementation of Building and Mechanical Permit Fee


Mayor Drake explained the City Attorney had approved the consolidation of the two public

hearings under Agenda Bills 02237 and 02338.

Mayor Drake asked if there were any Council questions.  There were none.

Mayor Drake acknowledged a letter was received from Ernie Platt, Director of Local

Government Affairs, Home Builders Association, dated November 12, 2002, stating that

the home builders of Portland supported the proposed fee increases.

Mayor Drake opened the hearing and asked for public comment.

There was no public comment.

Mayor Drake closed the public hearing.

Coun. Stanton said she would support the increases and complimented Building Official

Brad Roast for keeping the City current on the fees every year.  She said she appreciated

the time and energy that went into getting this done in a timely fashion, and that the

developers had a chance to review it.  

Coun. Soth said the issues of fees and charges had a great deal to do with the

development of the Tri-County methodology, which standardized the building procedures

to be used by each jurisdiction throughout the region.  He was pleased that the Home

Builders Association backed this issue.    

Coun. Brzezinski MOVED, SECONDED by Coun. Soth that Council approve Agenda Bills

02337 and 02338, adopting resolutions authorizing increases in Site Development Permit

Fees and Building and Mechanical Permit Fees.  Couns. Brzezinski, Doyle, Ruby, Soth

and Stanton voting AYE, the MOTION CARRIED unanimously.  (5:0)  

(Resolution No. 3689:  Site Development Permit Fees)  

(Resolution No. 3690: Building and Mechanical Permit Fee Increases)


Coun. Soth MOVED, SECONDED by Coun. Doyle that the Council move into executive

session in accordance with ORS 192.660 (1) (h), to discuss the legal rights and duties of

the governing body with regard to litigation or litigation likely to be filed.  Couns.

Brzezinski, Doyle, Soth, Ruby and Stanton voting AYE, the MOTION CARRIED

unanimously.  (5:0)

The Executive Session convened at 6:50 p.m.

The Executive Session adjourned at 7:10 p.m.

The regular meeting reconvened at 7:10 p.m.

Coun. Soth MOVED, SECONDED by Coun. Stanton, that Council authorize the City

Attorney to file a Notice of Appeal from a LUBA decision and that staff further research the

issue in the recent LUBA opinion and order, and come back to Council with the

appropriate information and Council action to expedite submitting the letter from

Washington County to LUBA.   Couns. Brzezinski, Doyle, Soth, Ruby and Stanton voting

AYE, the MOTION CARRIED unanimously.  (5:0)

Mayor Drake announced there would be a reception for Coun. Evelyn Brzezinski next

Monday, December 9, 2002, from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. in the First Floor Conference



There being no further business to come before the Council at this time the meeting was

adjourned at 7:10 p.m.  


Sue Nelson, City Recorder


Approved this     16th      day of       December , 2002.


Rob Drake, Mayor