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“The Mission of the Springfield Utility Board is to provide safe, reliable, cost-effective utility-related services to the citizens and businesses of the Springfield community.”
To ensure safe public meetings, we continue to follow current and up-to-date COVID precautions.
July 14, 2021
Executive Session – 5 – 5:45 p.m.
Pursuant to ORS 40.225, ORS 192.660(2)(e), ORS 192.660(2)(f), and ORS 192.660(2)(h); attorney-client privilege, to deliberate with persons designated to negotiate real property transactions, to consider information and records exempt from public inspection, and to consult with counsel concerning legal rights and duties with regard to pending or potential litigation. The executive session is non-public.
Regular Board Meeting – 6:00 p.m.
The public is invited to join this meeting and will commence at approximately 6:00 p.m., after the conclusion of the 5:00 p.m. executive session. The public will be prompted to address the Board during Business from the Audience and during the public hearings. (See instructions to join below.) Public comment may also be submitted to the Board in advance to be entered into the record via our Contact Us form by Noon, July 14. Detailed agenda further down the page.
Executive Session – to commence at approximately 7:30 p.m.
Pursuant to ORS 40.225, ORS 192.660(2)(e), ORS 192.660(2)(f), and ORS 192.660(2)(h); attorney-client privilege, to deliberate with persons designated to negotiate real property transactions, to consider information and records exempt from public inspection, and to consult with counsel concerning legal rights and duties with regard to pending or potential litigation. The executive session is non-public and will commence following the conclusion of the Regular Board Meeting.
Special Meeting, if needed – to commence at approximately 8:00 p.m.
The purpose of this open meeting is to allow potential Board action following executive session. The meeting will commence after the conclusion of the 7:30 p.m. executive session, if needed.
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Special Meeting – July 14, 2021
Board to approve at August 11, 2021 Regular Board Meeting
Chair Eyster called the special meeting of the Springfield Utility Board to order at 7:44 p.m.
Board: Mike Eyster, Chair; Robert Scherer, Vice-Chair; David Willis; John DeWenter; Mark Molina.
Staff: Jeff Nelson; Sanjeev King; Greg Miller; Nicole Dalke; Cindy Flaherty; Joe Leahy and Matt Dahlstrom, Attorneys for the Board.
Business from the Board
Board Action Following Executive Session Chair Eyster said he would entertain a motion from the Board, based on the discussion related to property on South 26th Street, Springfield, during the executive session held earlier tonight.
* Mark Molina moved to authorize the General Manager to enter into agreements to purchase tax lot 1803010001701 for an amount of $275,000.00, along with a required option to purchase tax lot 1803010001702 for an amount of $5,000.00, as discussed in executive session. This motion carried unanimously 5:0.
The meeting was adjourned by consensus at 7:46 p.m