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Oregon State Parks and Recreation Commission will meet Feb. 21-22 in Lake Oswego

Feb. 6, 2018

LAKE OSWEGO, Ore. - The Oregon State Parks and Recreation Commission will hold its first meeting of the year Feb. 21-22 in Lake Oswego.

On Feb. 21, Commissioners will tour parks and historic sites in the south metro area, followed by an afternoon training and work session at Ainsworth House & Garden in Oregon City.

On Feb. 22, Commissioners will convene an executive session at 8:15 a.m. at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Lake Oswego to discuss real estate and legal issues. Executive sessions are closed to the public. A public business meeting will begin at 9:30 a.m. at the same location.

The agenda includes requests to: approve designation of the Crooked River Canyon Scenic Bikeway; approve $325,530 in County Opportunity Grants for campground projects; approve a draft master plan for central coast state parks—including South Beach and Beverly Beach—that will guide recreation and resource management for the next 20 years.

The draft agenda and meeting packet are listed at bit.ly/february2018agenda. People who plan to present oral testimony are asked to provide 15 copies of their statement to commission assistant Denise Warburton at denise.warburton@oregon.gov. Those needing special accommodations to attend should contact Warburton by email or by phone at 503-986-0719 at least three days in advance.

The Oregon State Parks and Recreation Commission promotes outdoor recreation and heritage by establishing policies, adopting rules and setting the budget for the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department. The seven members are appointed by the Governor and confirmed by the Oregon Senate. They serve four-year terms and meet several times a year at locations across the state.