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  • Welcome to the Ocean Policy Advisory Council (OPAC) minisite
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    The Oregon Ocean Policy Advisory Council (OPAC) is a legislatively mandated marine policy advisory body to the Governor of Oregon. Meetings of OPAC are usually held in cities on the Oregon coast.
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OPAC welcomes comments from the public on issues before the Council. Please click on the link below for information on sending comments to OPAC.
Oregon's Ocean Policy Advisory Council
The next meeting of the Council will take place on December 3rd, 2015 in Tillamook, Oregon.  The meeting will be held in the Port of Tillamook Bay Officers Mess Hall.  A draft meeting agenda is now available, click here to download
The last meeting of OPAC was held in May 7th and 8th, 2015.  On May 7th, OPAC hosted a public forum on National Marine Sanctuaries, for more information click here to download the announcment flyer.  To download information about the panelists participating, click here​.  
Following the NMS public forum, OPAC held a regular meeting of the Council, click here to download the draft meeting agendas for both the public forum and OPAC meeting.  A letter resulting from the Forum and OPAC meeting highlights a consensus agreement reached by the Council, click here to read the letter.   The OPAC also reached consensus to write a letter in support of legislative HB 2463.   
Draft meeting summaries, distributed documents portfolios, and presentations from the previous OPAC events are available from the Meetings page
Please check this site again for information about future meetings and events.