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Marine Board Meetings

Upcoming Meetings Scheduled: 
   
Date/Time​ ​Location ​Agenda
Board Work Sessions
April 22, 2014
12:30 pm to 6:00 pm
 
General Board Meeting
April 23, 2014
9:00 am to 1:00 pm
 

Oregon State Marine ​Board​
435 Commercial St NE #400
Salem, OR  97301

Round Two Facility Grants -
Work Session A
 
Budget Review -Work
Session B

Agendas
Staff Report


  
 

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Marine Board News

Emails and Social Media Notifications
The Oregon State Marine Board maintains the "osmb-news"  list serve through the Oregon State Library. News releases, special bulletins and other information are released through this service as they become available.
 
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Press Releases

Upcoming Meetings Scheduled: 
   
Date/Time​ ​Location ​Agenda
Board Work Sessions
April 22, 2014
12:30 pm to 6:00 pm
 
General Board Meeting
April 23, 2014
9:00 am to 1:00 pm
 

Oregon State Marine ​Board​
435 Commercial St NE #400
Salem, OR  97301

Round Two Facility Grants -
Work Session A
 
Budget Review -Work
Session B

Agendas
Staff Report


  
 

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Emails and Social Media Notifications
The Oregon State Marine Board maintains the "osmb-news"  list serve through the Oregon State Library. News releases, special bulletins and other information are released through this service as they become available.
 
"Like" the Marine Board on Facebook and Follow us on Twitter for news and important boating safety and boating rule updates!  We've also got great boating safety videos on YouTube.
 
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​Date of Release ​Headline ​Audio File
​April 2014​

​4/2/14

4/9/14

 

4/10/14

4/15/14

4/21/14

4/25/14

 

 

4/29/14

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Marine Board Seeks Public Comment on Proposed Rulemaking for Waterway Markers​

Coast Guard Proposes Changes to Navigational Aid Near Cape Kiwanda -Seeks Public Comment

Marine Board Seeks Input on Fee Options

Marine Board Meeting in Salem April 22-23

Marine Law Enforcement Academy Recruits Take On the Willamette River​

Marine Board Denies Willamette Falls Boating Deadline Petition, Tables Other Items

Marine Board Approves the Following 2014 Round 2 Boating Facility Grants:

Marine Board Approves Grant for Hells Canyon Boating Facility

Marine Board Approves Grant for Alsea River Access

Marine Board Approves Grant for Clackamette Park Boat Ramp

Marine Board Approves Grant for River Forks Repairs on South Umpqua River

Marine Board Approves Grant for New Pumpout/Dump Station for City of Umatilla

Marine Board Approves Boating Facility Grant for Port of Brookings

Marine Board Approves Grant for Port of Bandon's Parking Expansion

Marine Board Approves Grant for Buena Vista Park

Marine Board Approves Grant for OYCC Work

Marine Board Approves Grant for Willow Creek Ramp Extension

 

 

Waterway Markers

 

 

Open House -Fee Discussion

Marine Board Meeting

LE Academy

Post April Board Meeting

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

​March 2014

3/12/2014

3/14/20​14

3/20/2014

3/26/2014

3/28/2014

Temporary Closure on Clackamas River at Oregon City Trolley Bridge at RM 0.8  
Clackamas River Temporary Closure to Boating Suspended  
Paddlers - Remember to Carry Your Aquatic Invasive Species Prevention Permit 
Marine Board Seeks Public Comment to the Boating Deadline at Willamette Falls 
Marine Board Partners with RBFF for Lapsed Boater Renewals

River Closure​  

River Open​

AIS Permit​ 

Willamette Falls Deadline Petition
RBFF Lapsed Boater Marketing Program

​February 2014
2/28/2014 ​Marine Board Seeks Public Comment on Two Proposed Rulemakings​   Public Comment​  
​January 2014
1/08/2014

1/13/2014

1/23/2014

1/30/2014
1/31/2014

Turning over the Keys Ceremony for Clackamas County's New Boat​
Marine Board Approves Rulemaking, Denies Applegate Reservoir Petition  
Marine Board's Non-Motorized Boating External Advisory Committee to Meet January 29​  
Oregon Guide Advisory Committee to Meet February 6​  
Marine Board Convening Advisory Committee Meetings for Salvaged Vessels and Slow-No Wake​  




​Rulemaking​

NMAC meeting​  




 
​December 2013
​12/10/2013

12/13/2013

12/27/2013
12/31/2013



​Help Define Boat "Wakes" - Marine Board Holding an Open Forum December 18  
Attention Paddlers - 2014-2015 Aquatic Invasive Species Tyvek Tags Now Available Online​  
Marine Board Meeting Scheduled for January 9 at the Expo Center​  
Marine Board Seeks Public Comment on Proposed Rulemakings for Procedural Rules  
Marine Board Seeks Public Comment on Proposed Rulemakings for Charter Vessels and Outfitter/Guides​  
Boat Wakes​  
Online Tyvek​  





​November 2013
​11/6/2013

11/8/2013


11/12/2013

11/22/2013
​Oregon Boating Facilities Earn Top Boating Access Honors at National Conference​
Indian Creek Boat Launch Closure at Lake Owyhee State Park​  
Marine Board's Non-Motorized External Advisory Committee to Meet November 13th​  
Marine Board Seeks Public Comment on Proposed Rule Changes for Applegate Reservoir​  
Extreme Boating Hazard on Willamette River at Harrisburg​  







Harrisburg​ 
​October 2013
​​10/7/2013
10/8/2013
10/9/2013

10/24/2013
10/30/2013
10/31/2013

Tenmile Lakes Boat Wash Station Dedication October 22​  ​
Marine Board Meeting in Florence on October 22-23​  
Marine Board Holding Guide Advisory Committee Meeting October 15​  
Marine Board Approves Grants, Rules​  
Fall is Boat Registration Renewal Time​   
Salem Boaters Beware of Navigation Obstructions on Willamette River​   
​September 2013
​9/3/2013 Marine Board Seeks Public Comment on Proposed Rulemaking for Willamette River​
​August 2013
8/29/2013 Labor Day Weekend Boating -Fun and Sun
​July 2013

7/01/2013
7/10/2013
7/15/2013













7/16/2013









7/17/2013



Marine Board Opens Rulemaking and Elects New Board Chair  ​
Jefferson County Marine Patrol to Receive New Patrol Boat 
City of St Helens Receives Two Grants from the Oregon State Marine Board 
Marine Board Approves Grant for Oregon Dept of Fish and Wildlife 
Marine Board Awards Grant to Clatsop County 
Lane County Receives Four Grants from the Oregon State Marine Board 
Marine Board Approves Grant for ODFW to Purchase Rooke-Higgins Boat Ramp 
Port of Arlington Receives Grant from the Oregon State Marine Board 
Marine Board Awards 22 Round One Grants for 2013-2015 Biennium 
City of West Linn Receives Grant from the Oregon State Marine Board 
Jackson County Receives Grant from the Oregon State Marine Board 
Mack Canyon in Sherman County Receives Grant from the Oregon State Marine Board 
City of Milwaukie Receives Grant from the Oregon State Marine Board 
Lincoln County Receives Grant from the Oregon State Marine Board for Ojalla Bridge on the Siletz River
Morgan Park in Lincoln County Receives Grant from the Oregon State Marine Board 
Low Water in Rivers Dangerous for Boaters 
Law Enforcement Drift Boat Training Set for the Rogue 
Port of Garibaldi Receives Grant from the Oregon State Marine Board 
Yamhill County Receives Grant from the Oregon State Marine Board  
Port of Siuslaw Receives Grant from the Oregon State Marine Board 

​June 2013

​6/11/2013 

6/19/2013
6/20/2013
6/26/2013

Marine Board Continues to Seek Public Comment on Proposed Rules for Siletz River in Lincoln County
Marine Board to Hold Board Meeting June 25 - 26 
Marine Officers Ramping Up for Operation Dry Water 2013 
Marine Board Decides to Keep Existing Rule for Siletz River

​May 2013

​5/03/2013

5/10/2013
5/16/2013

 

5/17/2013
5/20/2013
5/22/2013
5/31/2013

Marine Board to Hold Third Mission & Vision External Advisory Committee Meeting
Marine Board to Hold Special Meeting
Marine Board Approves Grant Changes, Opening Permanent Rulemaking on Willamette River
Marine Board Approves Opening Permanent Rulemaking on Willamette River for Tri-Met Bridge Construction
Columbia County Retires Old Patrol Boats for New
Marine Board Extending Hours on May 23 to Accommodate Boaters
Play It Safe on the Water this Memorial Day Weekend 
Boaters - Be Aware of River Obstructions 

​April 2013

​4/09/2013
4/12/2013
4/16/2013

4/22/2013

Klamath County Retires Old Boat for New
Boat Registration Reminders Being Mailed
Marine Law Enforcement Academy Recruits Take On the Willamette River
Marine Board to Hold Fifth Non-Motorized External Advisory Committee Meeting in Salem

March 2013


​3/11/2013

3/22/2013

Marine Board Quarterly Meeting Being Held in Roseburg
Marine Board Open Rulemaking for Siletz River, Other Items
February 2013


​2/1/2013
2/13/2013

2/20/2013

2/21/2013

Guide Advisory Committee to Meet Feb. 7th
Paddlers - Get Your 2013 Aquatic Invasive Species Prevention Permit Now
Marine Board to Hold Fourth Non-Motorized External Advisory Committee Meeting in Salem
South Beach Boat Ramp Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony - February 25th
January 2013
​1/2/2013

1/2/2013
1/9/2013
1/15/2013

1/16/2013

Marine Board Quarterly Meeting Being Held at the Portland Expo Center
Turning Over the Keys Ceremony for Baker County's New Boat
Marine Board Approves Grant Increase, Other Items
Marine Board Holding Public Meeting on Proposed Slow-No-Wake Zone in Hood River
Marine Board to Hold Third Non-Motorized External Advisory Committee Meeting in Salem

 

 

 

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When it comes to outdoor recreation, few places compare to the beauty of Oregon.  But every year, what starts out as a day of boating fun, turns into tragedy because people throw caution to the wind in an effort to be spontaneous and have fun.  Nineteen people lost their lives in 2012 in recreational boating accidents.  In fact, nearly 75 percent of the victims would have survived had they worn a life jacket.  Another contributing factor is alcohol…which removes inhibitions and impairs a person’s judgment.  Alcohol is a major factor in fatal boating accidents; it was listed as the leading factor in 19% of nationwide boating-related deaths, according to the U.S. Coast Guard.
 
As Memorial Day weekend approaches, a story about boating safety will give your audience the reminder they need to ensure a fun, yet safe outing.  Potential story angles might be:
  • The effects of alcohol are intensified on the water when combined with sun glare, wind, wave action and motion of the boat.  Did you know one drink on the water has roughly the same ‘perceived” effect as three on land?
  • Various types of personal flotation devices (PFDs).  What kind does a person wear for white water rafting vs. ocean fishing?  How do you know if a life jacket fits properly?
  • Drunken passengers are at higher risk for accident or injury –many people who fall overboard (leading cause of drowning) are impaired passengers.
  • The Aquatic Invasive Species Prevention Permit Program (AISP) and law prohibiting a boat from launching when infested with invasive species.  How much does the permit cost for paddle craft and motorized craft?  What about out-of-state boaters?  What’s being done to prevent their spread or introduction into the state?

 

​Press Releases and Nationwide Recreational Boating Statistics
​Tips for Safe and Fun Boating
Aquatic Invasive Species Prevention Program -Your Permit Dollars for Prevention & Decontamination
​All About Life Jackets
​Facts About Life Jackets
​Types and Styles of Life Jackets
​Boating Under the Influence of Intoxicants (BUII) -Boat Sober!
​Nationwide Recreational Boating Fatalities, Causualties, and Causes for 2012 (Most Recent Data)
​National Safe Boating Council's "Love the Life -Wear It" Television PSA -YouTube Video
 

 

 

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2014 Media Kit -Boat Safe, Boat Sober & Boat Oregon!

Upcoming Meetings Scheduled: 
   
Date/Time​ ​Location ​Agenda
Board Work Sessions
April 22, 2014
12:30 pm to 6:00 pm
 
General Board Meeting
April 23, 2014
9:00 am to 1:00 pm
 

Oregon State Marine ​Board​
435 Commercial St NE #400
Salem, OR  97301

Round Two Facility Grants -
Work Session A
 
Budget Review -Work
Session B

Agendas
Staff Report


  
 

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