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Central Oregon Area Management Plan (COAMP)
General Information
Alkali Lake Area  
The COAMP or Plan covers an area in Central Oregon that consists of portions of Crook, Deschutes, and Jefferson counties. This Plan area includes 34 different sites representing approximately 7,423 acres:

 Deschutes [11 sites: 2,620 acres]
 Crook [19 sites: 4,569 acres]
 Jefferson [4 sites: 234 acres]
 = 7,423 acres Total Plan area.
These properties are Common School Fund (CSF) assets dedicated to supporting K-12 public schools statewide. CSF lands were granted to Oregon at statehood. The guidance and authority for this Central Oregon Area Management Plan (COAMP) derive from the 2006 DSL Asset Management Plan as Implementation Priority #8.  This guidance includes: organize by location, resource type or revenue generation; inventory as needed; be comprehensive; use established Department of State Lands (DSL) land classifications; establish specific land management strategies and implementation measures; maximize long-term CSF revenue; coordinate with other agencies; and include lessees, adjacent property owners and others in the process.
As part of the COAMP investigation, DSL staff met with county and state agency staff. The COAMP coordinated with local government as well as state and federal agency plans as feasible. CSF land assets are managed to maximize financial returns and value enhancement of the CSF asset portfolio. The primary mission of CSF assets to support K-12 public education. 
Location Map [PDF 3.13 MB]

COAMP Implementation and Land Sales
Nineteen of the 34 COAMP sites are recommended for sale or trade. Sales will be scheduled over the next few years with the first group of properties scheduled for auction in Spring 2012. Adjacent property owners, lessees, and all persons who signed up to receive electronic notices will be notified of upcoming land sales auctions. 
Individual Site Inventory Portfolios for the eight COAMP sites scheduled for sale in Spring 2012.
Location Map has been prepared that identifies the specific COAMP sites recommended for sale or trade for Spring 2012.
Contact us if you have interest in a COAMP site recommended for sale or trade: email Clara Taylor or telephone at 503-986-5276.
All DSL land sales and trades are required to reflect real market value. The minimum list price for these properties will be based on an appraisal by an independent fee appraiser.

COAMP Documents

Central Oregon Area Management Plan (COAMP) [PDF 1.1 MB]
Appendix A - Site Matrices [PDF 290 KB]
Appendix B - Site Inventory Portfolio, Part 1 [PDF 11.7 MB]
Appendix B - Site Inventory Portfolio, Part 2 [PDF 9.89 MB]
Appendix C - Maps [PDF 6.54 MB]
Appendix D - Due Diligence Checklists [PDF 144 KB]
COAMP Fact Sheet - October 2010 [PDF 25 KB]
COAMP Fact Sheet - September 2011 [PDF 348 KB]
Recommended Use Site Matrix [PDF 90 KB]
COAMP Site Map [PDF 4.9 MB]

COAMP - The Process
The COAMP planning process began in May 2010 with data base searches, site inventories, agency coordination meetings and map preparation. Public meetings and outreach efforts continued through December 2010. A Draft Plan was made available for public review on April 29, 2011. There was an open record period for written comments from May 3 through May 20, 2011. A public hearing regarding the Draft Plan took place on May 10, 2011 (see Public Hearing information immediately below). The Draft Plan was revised and modified as warranted (based upon hearing input) with the Final COAMP Plan being presented to the State Land Board on September 27, 2011. The State Land Board adopted the COAMP at their October 11, 2011 meeting.

Public Hearing
A public hearing was conducted on May 10 in Redmond to receive public testimony regarding the draft COAMP. 
Meeting Minutes including oral testimony.

Public Comments
Written testimony received at the May 2011 Public Hearing
Comments received via email
Comments received via US mail
All attachments referenced in testimony and comments are available by submitting a Public Records Request Form. 
Public Records Request Policy 

State Land Board Special Meeting
The State Land Board held a special meeting regarding the Draft Central Oregon Area Management Plan (COAMP) on:
Tuesday, September 27, 2011 at 1:00 p.m., in Bend
At the Bend City Council Chambers
710 NW Wall St
For more information, please see the State Land Board Meeting Schedule 

Contact Information
Flowers on the COAMP  
Please call, write or e-mail if you have any questions regarding the COAMP:

John Russell
Department of State Lands
775 Summer St. NE, Suite 100
Salem, OR 97301-1279
(503) 986-5281