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Resolutions 2018
                  
18-001
Rescinding Resolutions 16-155 and 17-024 and Updating the Exempt Employees Policy
18-002 Pursuant to RCW 84.52.070 Certifying to the Cowlitz County Assessor the amounts of taxes for the county and for special junior taxing districts including: Woodland Swimming Pool and Recreation District, Cowlitz-Wahkiakum Council of Governments, and Public Facilities District.
18-003 Establishing an Imprest Account for the Veteran's Relief Fund
18-004 Rescind and Replace Resolutions 17-123 and 17-124 for the Veteran's Relief Fund including Policies and Procedures
18-005 Call for Hearing - Proposed changes to Cowlitz County Code Chapter 19.11 regarding Environmental Policy; Hearing to be held February 13, 2018 at 9:30 a.m.
18-006 Accepting the Affidavit of the Cowlitz County Treasurer for the Cancellation of Uncollectible Personal Property Taxes and remove such taxes from the tax rolls per RCW 84.56.240 and 84.56.260 - totaling $24,332.63
18-007 Rescinding Res. No. 07-029 and approving an updated Small Works Roster Process to Award Public Works Contracts
18-008 Update to Chapter 19.11 of the Cowlitz County Code regarding Environmental Policy
18-009

Authorize Cowlitz County to enter into a Memorandum of Understanding with Portland State University, to provide cooperative work experience for graduate students and support an existing, grant-funded historic preservation education project. The state has provided funding in the amount of $11,335 for the 2017-2018 fiscal year.

Homeland
Security
2017-01
2017 Region IV Homeland Security Council Resolution 2017-01 terminating the Region IV Homeland Security Mutual Aid (Omnibus) Agreement. 
18-010 Proposed Vacation of a Portion of Toteff Road
18-011 Establishing Equipment Rental Rates as of January 1, 2018 and Rescinding Resolution No. 15-004
18-012 Setting an Public Hearing date to consider adoption of proposed Ordinance creating Cowlitz 911 Public Authority
18-013 Setting a hearing to consider funding a Community Development Block Grant 2018 Public Service on behalf of Lower Columbia CAP, and to Complete a Close-out of the Community Development Block Grant 2017 Public Service Grant for LCCAP.
18-014 Ordinance creating the Cowlitz 911 Public Authority; approving a charter therefor; establishing a Board of Directors to govern the affairs of Cowlitz 911; and providing how Cowlitz 911 shall conduct its affairs.
18-015 Declaring an emergency and Emergency Contract with Five Rivers Construction, Inc. to repair the southern abutment of Mill Creek Bridge No. 2 for an estimated cost of time and material of $20,000.  Rescinded with Res 18-034
18-016 Authorizing Extraordinary Road Project No. 759, Project No. 558 for Mill Creek Road  from Milepost 1.46 to 1.47
18-017 Supporting the submission of an application for the creation of the Economic Development District
18-018 2018 Community Development Block Grant Program including General Purpose, Public Service, Planning Only, Housing Enhancement and Imminent Threat grant opportunities; also grant application for 2018 CDBG Public Service for Lower Columbia CAP's Rural Senior Meals Program
18-019 Proclaiming the month of April, 2018 as Child Abuse Prevention Month for Cowlitz County
18-020 Proclaiming April 8 through April 14, 2018 as National Crime Victim's Rights Week and April as Sexual Assault Awareness Month
18-021 Proclaiming the week of April 8 through 14, 2018 as National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week
18-022 County Road Project No. 762 for the Install/Upgrade Guardrail project on various county roads for engineering and construction in the amount of $380,000.  The project is one of several projects funded through the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) Highway Safety Improvement Program (HSIP); total cost is estimated to be $380,000, with all but $3,000 being provided by the FHWA grants
18-023 Adopting 2018 Precinct Boundaries in Cowlitz County
18-024 Rescinding Resolution No. 00-064 - Cowlitz County Government Mission Statement as it is part of the Strategic Plan adopted April 19, 2016
18-025 Dissolving the Parks Department Petty Cash Fund in the amount of $100 and deposit monies into the Parks Department revenue account
18-026 Rescinding Resolution No. 04-058 and approving an updated Contracting Policy 
18-027 Declaring an emergency and contract with Cowlitz Clean Sweep to clean a fuel spill in the right-of-way on Coal Creek Road as a result of a citizen vandalizing parked vehicles.  The Fuel spill created an illicit discharge and a public nuisance that is required by the Department of Ecology to be cleaned; estimated cost of $9,000 
18-028 Declaring an emergency and contract with Cowlitz Clean Sweep to clean the Headquarters Landfill leachate pond and establish and use a temporary filter system to filter the leachate prior to release; estimated cost of $200,000
18-029 Call for Closed Record Quasi-Judicial Public Hearing - Proposed amendment to the Cowlitz County Comprehensive Plan and Zoning Map, Case No. 1800.01 and 1810.01 submitted by Ray Vandervalk for 1.43 acres in Lexington; Hearing to be held May 22, 2018 at 9:30 a.m
18-030 Establishing an Imprest Revolving Checking Account for Industrial Insurance Fund in the amount of $35,000
18-031 Proclamation of May 13-19, 2018 as Police Week in Cowlitz County with May 15 being the actual Peace Officers Memorial Day
18-032 Call for Hearing - Proposed Updates to the Cowlitz County Shoreline Master Program; Hearing to be held May 29, 2018 at 10:00 a.m
18-033 Revised Country Road Project No. 728 and Call for Bids - Little Kalama River Road Drainage Improvement Project No. 1306; Bid Opening to be held May 29, 2018 at 11:00 a.m.
18-034 Rescinding Resolution No. 18-015, which proclaimed an emergency for the repairs on Mill Creek Bridge No. 2; repair totaled $2,927.42
18-035 Ordinance - Comprehensive plan map amendment from the designation of remote to urban and zoning map amendment from the designations of urban residential to the designation of multiple family on approx. 1.42 acres parcel 622160100 within section 11, township 8 north, range 2 west, Willamette meridian.
18-036 County Road Project No. 760 for the Dike Road Reconstruction Project No. 1297 Phase I located between milepost 1.70 and 3.05 for final design and construction of pavement; total County Road fund allocation of $1,200,000 
18-037 Ordinance - Cowlitz County Shoreline Master Program
18-038 Call for Public Hearing - Proposed Surplus and Disposal of County Owned Equipment; Hearing to be held June 12, 2018 at 9:30 a.m.
18-039  Call for Public Hearing - Proposed Surplus of Vehicles and Equipment for Disposal; Hearing to be held June 12, 2018 at 9:50 a.m.
18-040

Rescinding Res. No. 05-031 and approving an updated Technology Acquisition Policy. 

18-041 Adopting Specific Findings Establishing “Interim Official Controls” Related to Special Uses with a Race Facilities Section, to Establish Local Land Use Controls for Such Activities, Pursuant to Article II, Section 11, of Washington State Constitution and RCW 36.70A.390, 36.70.795, 35A.63.220, and 35.63.200; and All Upon a Declaration of Emergency
18-042 Establishing “Interim Official Controls” Related to Special Uses and Containing a Race Facilities Section, with Local Land Use Controls for Such Special Use Activities, pursuant to Article 11, Section 11, of Washington State Constitution and RCW 36.70A.390, 36.70.795, 35A.63.220, and 35.63.200; and All Upon a Declaration of Emergency
18-043 Establishing fees for services provided by Building and Planning and Community Long Range Planning effective July 1, 2018
18-044 Surplus and Disposal of County Owned property
18-045 Surplus and Disposal of County Owned Vehicles and Equipment
18-046 Rescinding Res No. 17-097 and adopting an updated Policy and Procedures for administration of Veterans Relief Fund
18-047 Call for Hearing - Proposed Vacation of a portion of Toteff Road; Hearing to be held July 17, 2018 at 9:30 a.m.
18-048 Transferring $80,000 from Cowlitz County 911 Fund 41205 to Cowlitz 911 Fund 63001
18-049 Rescinding Chapter 3.1 within the Cowlitz County Policies and Procedures and adopting an updated Human Resources Policies Purpose and Scope Policy
18-050 Rescinding Resolution No. 04-100 and adopting an updated Exemptions from Fair Labor Standards Act Policy
18-051 Rescinding Res. No. 17-007 and adopting an updated Cash Handling Policy
18-052 Rescinding Res. No. 12-046 and adopting an updated Nursing Mothers Support Policy
18-053 Rescinding Res. Nos. 09-209 and 12-126 and adopting an updated Employee Recognition and Excellence in Service Policy
18-054 Rescinding Res. No. 14-052 and adopting an updated Unpaid Holidays for Reasons of Faith or Conscience Policy.
18-055 Rescinding Res. No. 09-099 and adopting an updated Workplace Harassment Policy
18-056 Rescinding Res. No. 10-012 and adopting an updated Department of Public Works Drug and Alcohol Testing Policy
18-057  Call for Public Hearing - Proposed Surplus and Disposition of County owned Property; Hearing to be held July 17, 2018 at 9:45 am
18-058 Call for Hearing - Consider Close-out of the Community Development Block grant 2017 Public Service Grant for Lower Columbia Community Action Council and to Close-out the Community Development Block grant 2016 General Purpose for Housing Opportunities of SW Washington; Hearing to be held July 31, 2018 at 10:00 a.m.
18-059 Call for Hearing - Extension of "interim official controls" established June 12, 2018 relating to special uses with a race facilities subsection; Hearing to be held July 24, 2018 at 9:45 a.m.
18-060 Proclaiming an emergency to repair the public elevator at the Hall of Justice
18-061  Surplus property and approval for sale to other governmental agencies or disposal by auction
18-062 Call for Public Hearing - Presentation of Amendments to Cowlitz County Code Chapter 17.20; Hearing to be held July 31, 2018 at 9:30 a.m
18-063 Vacation of a portion of Toteff Road
18-064 Ordinance continuing Interim Official Controls related to Special Uses and containing a Race Facilities Subsection which was adopted June 12, 2018
18-065 Adopting specific findings on continuing Interim Official Controls related to Special Uses, with a Race Facilities Subsection extending for one year until July 23, 2019.
18-066 Rescinding Res. No. 01-205 which created the Inventory Control Procedures and adopt the Capital and Attractive Asset Policy
18-067 Authorizing County Road Project No. 761 - Mahaffey Road Culvert Replacement Project No. 1268 from MP 1.03 to MP 1.07; requesting authorization for engineering and right of way acquisition in the approximate amount of $55,000
18-068 Proclaiming an emergency to repair the elevator at the Cowlitz County Administration Building and authorize the emergency purchase for repairs from ThyssenKrupp Elevator Company; cost not to exceed $10,000
18-069 Establishing alternative official public meeting place pending repairs to the Administration Building elevator to facilitate public access RESCINDED WITH RES 18-071
18-070 Ordinance adopting Amendments to Chapter 17.20 providing for local review of forest conversion activity and removing the requirement for Hearing Examiner review during the process to lift a development moratorium
18-071 Rescinding alternative official public meeting place following repairs to the Administration Building elevator to facilitate public access
18-072 Call for Public Hearing - Request of Projects for Federal Forest Monies Title III; Hearing to be held September 4, 2018 at 9:30 a.m.
18-073 Continuing relationships with the Washington Counties Risk Pool and the related appointments and designations of/for each member County
18-074 Proclamation of September, 2018 as Recovery Month in Cowlitz County 
18-075 Proclamation of September, 2018 as Suicide Awareness and Prevention Month
18-076 Recognition of September 12, 2018 as United Way Day of Caring
18-077 Call for Hearing - Proposed Amendments to the 2018 budget; Hearing to be held October 2, 2018 at 9:30 a.m.
18-078 Certifying the 2019 budget for Consolidated Diking Improvement District No. 3
18-079 Certifying the 2019 budget for Diking Improvement District No. 15
18-080 Updated Drug Free Workplace Policy
18-081 Updated Cowlitz Events Center Rules
18-082 Certifying the 2019 budget for Drainage Improvement District No. 1
18-083 Certifying the 2019 budget for Consolidated Diking Improvement District No. 2
18-084 Proclaiming October 2018 as Domestic Violence Action Month
18-085 Adopting Specific Findings Establishing "Interim Official Controls" Related to Repeal Ch.11.36 Private Roads, and Consistency Amendments to Other Code Sections, Pursuant to Article 11, Section 11 of Washington State Constitution and RCW 36.70A.390, 36.70.795, 35A.63.220, and 35.63.200; and All Upon a Declaration of Emergency
18-086 Ordinance Rescinding Chapter 11.36 of Cowlitz Code Regulating Private Roads and Updating Code to Incorporate the Private Roads Under CCC 16.15.020 Upon a Declaration of Emergency
18-087 Adopting Amendments to the 2018 Cowlitz County Budget
18-088 Certifying the 2019 Budget for Consolidated Diking Improvement District No. 1
18-089  Call for Public Hearing - Proposed amendments to Section 18.10.585 of the Cowlitz County Code regarding Accessory Dwelling Units, repeal of Chapter 18.42 Temporary Dwelling Unit Ordinance and adoption of a new cottage Housing Ordinance; Hearing to be held October 16, 2018 at 9:30 a.m.
18-090 Fixing weight restrictions on County owned bridges pursuant to RCW 36.75.270
18-091 Call for Hearing - Electronic version of the existing zoning maps and aligning those zoning maps in zoned areas with the Comprehensive Plan; Hearing to be held October 23, 2018 at 11:00 a.m.
18-092 Proclaiming an Emergency to Repair the Court Audio Visual System at the Cowlitz County Hall of Justice
18-093 Ordinance of Cowlitz County Amending Chapter 18.10, Repealing Chapter 18.44 and Adopting Chapter 18.68 of the Cowlitz County Code.
18-094 Call for Hearing - Repeal of Chapter 8.14 - administration of Veterans' Assistance; Hearing to be held November 6, 2018 at 9:45 a.m
18-095 Certifying the 2019 budget for Silver Lake Flood Control District
18-096 Ordinance of Cowlitz County Amending the Official Land Use District Map Adopted Under Section 18.10.140 of the Cowlitz County Code.
18-097 Setting an Open Record Public Hearing Date on Interim Ordinance Repealing Chapter 11.36 of the Cowlitz County Code regarding Private Roads, and on adopting a permanent Ordinance repealing such chapter and removing other Code references thereto
18-098 Opposition to Initiative I-1631, Carbon Emissions Fee Measure
18-099 Opposition to Initiative I-1639, Changes to Gun Ownership and Purchase Requirements Measure
18-100 Opposition to Initiative I-940, Police Training and Criminal Liability in Cases of Deadly Force Measure 
18-101 Honoring National Adoption Day, 2018
 18-102 Repeal Chapter 11.36 of the County Code on private roads and clerical corrections required to incorporate such repeal in other portions of County Code.  
 18-103 Repeal of County Code Chapter 8.14 and Resolution 69 regarding the  Cowlitz County Code for administration of Veterans' Assistance
 18-104 Call for Hearing - Proposed 2019 property taxes and assessments Cowlitz County General Fund, Mental Health Services, Veterans' Relief Services, Cowlitz County Road Fund and Noxious Weed Control Program; Hearing to be held November 20, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. and Mid-Biennium Review of the 2019 County Budget; Hearing to be held December 4, 2018 at 10:00 a.m
 18-105 Call for Hearing for Special Board of Health Meeting - Amendments to Chapter 15.30 - Solid Waste regulations regarding the unauthorized removal of recyclable materials; Hearing to be held November 20, 2018 at 10:30 a.m
18-106 Amendments to the 2018 Cowlitz County Budget
18-107 Authorizing the collection of property taxes in the amount of $20,524,895.06, which produces an estimated levy rate of $1.759048/$1,000 of assessed value of the district
18-108 Setting the 2019 Road Fund levy including a voluntary reduction
BOH
18-01
Board of Health Ordinance to amend Chapter 15.30 - Solid Waste regulations regarding the unauthorized removal of recyclable materials
18-109 Call for Hearing - Proposed Six-Year Transportation Improvement Program for the years 2019-2024; Hearing to be held December 4, 2018 at 9:30 a.m.
18-110 Call for Hearing - Consider revisions to Residential Water & Sewer Rates to become effective January 16, 2019; Hearing to be held December 4, 2018 at 9:45 a.m.
18-111 Call for Hearing - Proposed Surplus Vehicles and Equipment for Disposal According to County Property Management Policy; Hearing to be held December 11, 2018 at 9:45 a.m.
EMSD
18-01 
Adopting and Certifying the Cowlitz County Emergency Medical Service District No. 1 Budget for 2019
18-112 Call for Hearing - Consider establishing a new Fund/Department; Hearing to be held December 11, 2018 at 10:30 a.m.
18-113 Rescinding Resolution No. 18-046 and adopting an updated Policies and Procedures Manual for Administration of Veterans Relief Fund
18-114 Dissolving Geographic Information System Fund
18-115  Dissolving 2003 LTGO Bond Fund
18-116  Dissolving 2005 Lmt GO Refunding Fund
18-117 Dissolving 2006 Special Sewer Revenue Bond Fund
18-118  Dissolving 2002 and 2003 GO Refunded Fund
18-119  Dissolving the Solid Waste Headquarters Bond Payment Fund
18-120
Dissolving Treasurer REET Technology
18-121  Dissolving the Recreational Capital Improvements Fund
18-122  Dissolving the Road Improvement Fund District No. 10 - Port of Longview Fund
18-123  Dissolving the Road Improvement Fund District No. 16 - Port of Longview Fund
18-124  Dissolving the Lexington Bridge Construction Fund
18-125 Changing the Fund name for General Capital Construction to be known as Capital Construction Reserve
18-126 Changing the department number for Low Income Housing & OFM Fund
18-127  Changing the department number for Affordable Housing Fund
18-128 Authorize the Director of the Department of Building and Planning to enter into a Contract with the Washington State Department of Archeology and Historic Preservation, accepting a grant for the development of a pilot school partnership project as part of the community engagement efforts of the Historic Preservation Commission
18-129  Six-Year Transportation Improvement Program for Cowlitz County for the years 2019 - 2024
18-130  Annual Construction Program and Fixed Asset Purchases (equipment purchases) for 2019, along with a resolution adopting the program
18-131  Revised 2019 Infrastructure and Physical Plant and Facilities Program for Public Facilities for Cowlitz County
18-132  Amending residential water and sewer rates to become effective January 1, 2019
18-133  Fee schedule for the Event Center for 2019
18-134  Fee schedule for Building & Planning for 2019
18-135  Fee schedule for the Health Department for 2019
18-136 Amended 2019 County budget
18-137  Declaring vehicles and equipment surplus and approval for disposal according to County Property Management Policy
18-138 Establishing Federal Forest Title III Fund
18-139 Dissolving Federal Forest Payment
18-140 Establishing Rural County Public Facilities Fund
18-141 Dissolving Rural County Public Facilities Fund
18-142 Establishing Morgue Construction Fund
18-143  Dissolving the Big Idea Fund
18-144 Call for Public Hearing - Consider adoption of an Ordinance to revise portions of Chapter 6.20.020 of the Cowlitz County Code Regarding Noxious Weed District Boundary Descriptions; Hearing to be held January 8, 2019 at 9:30 a.m.
18-145 Certifying the 2019 budget for Lexington Flood Control Zone District (upper and lower)
18-146 Order and Levy for the Year 2019 for Lexington Flood Control Zone District (upper and lower)
18-147 Certifying taxes for the county and for specific Junior taxing districts for 2019
  Authorizing the Department of Public Works to write off uncollectible accounts in the amount of $4,438.95



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