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Salmonberry Trail meeting set Dec. 2 in Tillamook

Nov. 18, 2016

Tillamook OR - The Salmonberry Trail Intergovernmental Agency (STIA) will meet in Tillamook on Dec. 2, 2016, to discuss issues related to ownership and management of the proposed 84-mile Salmonberry Trail corridor that will connect the cities of Tillamook and Banks. The meeting will be from 10 a.m. to 1p.m. at The Officer's Mess Hall at the Port of Tillamook Bay, 6825 Officer's Row, Tillamook.

The agenda includes an update on fundraising efforts, status of a proposed railbanking agreement, a report from the Coastal Advisory Committee on the coastal planning study effort and discussion concerning insurance needs of the STIA .

The Salmonberry Trail will connect eight cities and two counties, passing by the Oregon coastline, fisheries, farmland and the rugged Oregon Coast Range. The route follows the Port of Tillamook Bay Railway, which closed in 2007 after massive storm damage. The Salmonberry Trail Intergovernmental Agency was established to promote and facilitate coordinated direction and guidance in the planning, development and maintenance of the multi-use trail.

For more information, contact Dennis Wiley, Salmonberry Trail project manager, at 503-986-0723 or dennis.wiley@oregon.gov.