November 9, 2017
McKenzie Fire & Rescue
42870 McKenzie Highway


  1. Introductions and Approval of Agenda                                                                         5:00 – 5:05

Ralph Perkins, Facilitator

            Action Requested: Approve agenda.


  1. General Public Comment Section                                                                                  5:05 – 5:15

The Council invites public comment on any watershed issue related to its mission. The time limit for comments is three minutes. If you wish to make a comment, please complete a public comment card and provide it to staff before the session. The Council’s adopted public comment procedures are on the reverse side of this agenda.


  1. Lower South Fork McKenzie River Floodplain Enhancement Project                        5:15 – 6:15

Kate Meyer and Johan Hogervorst (USFS), Jared Weybright (MWC)


The project will restore dynamic fluvial processes and improve ecological function by “re-setting” channel and floodplain elevations for full floodplain connectivity and augmenting large wood throughout the lower the South Fork McKenzie River downstream of Cougar Dam though a multi-phased approach.. Presenters will provide; 1) background on the restoration approach and philosophy, 2) initial results from a similar but smaller scale project (Deer Creek) and 3) an overview of project design, planning, funding and timeline.



  1. October 12, Council Retreat Meeting Minutes 6:25 – 6:30 Action Requested: Approve minutes. (Attachment)
  2. Resident Partner application from Lara Colley 6:30 – 6:40

            Action Requested: Consider appointment


  1. Partner Announcements 6:40 – 7:00

Information only


  1. Staff Reports 7:00 – 7:05

Information only

Next Meeting:

  • Date: December 14, 2017
  • Time: 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.
  • Location: Weyerhaeuser Co. office 785 N42nd Street, Springfield, OR 97478 (east entrance).
  • Presentation: Pits, Politics, and People: Understanding the Willamette Valley’s Aggregate Mining Industry and the Role of Enhancement Reclamation in the West. Libby Morrison, Environmental Specialist Wildish Co.

McKenzie Watershed Alliance
P.O. Box 70166
Springfield, OR 97475