The Public Lands Advisory Committee (PLAC) is authorized in ORS 270.120
. The primary role of the committee is to provide an opportunity for public comment and advise the director of the Department of Administrative Services (DAS) on all real property acquisitions, exchanges or dispositions valued at $100,000 or more, for which the department must give its consent. DAS and the state agency that owns the property must consider, but need not follow, the advice of the PLAC (OAR 125-045-0215)
The PLAC consists of seven members appointed by the Governor to serve four-year terms with an option to extend for one additional four-year term. Members must include two members from the Legislature, one licensed real estate broker, two persons who serve in the Executive Branch of state government, one person qualified as a land use planner, and one person qualified as a real estate management expert.
|John H. Brown, Chair
||Real estate broker|
|Bill Hansell, State Senator
||Legislative member 1|
|Mark Meek, State Representative
||Legislative member 2|
||Real estate mgmt expert|
||Land use planner|
|Brady Ricks, DAS Real Estate Manager
||Executive branch 1|
||Executive branch 2 |
If you are interested in serving on the PLAC, please fill out the interest form found on the Governor's webpage.
Regular PLAC meetings are scheduled at least quarterly in Salem at the Department of Administrative Services, General Services Building located at 1225 Ferry Street SE, Salem, OR 97301. If the committee decides to cancel a meeting, this website will display an announcement. Meetings will be held by video using Microsoft Teams while the office is closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Next meeting: "Thursday" July 22, 2021 1:30 to 3:00 p.m.
Meeting materials for July 22, 2021 meeting:
Meeting recap of April 22, 2021 meeting
Meeting materials for April 22, 2021 meeting:
PLAC meetings are held at the call of the chair.
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Meeting agendas include time for public comment. If you would like to
address the PLAC, please provide at least one day's notice. View guidelines for
Any sale or acquisition of real property with an appraised fair
market value exceeding $100,000, may require PLAC review. Exempt
Acquiring Agency and Exempt Disposing Agency is defined in OAR 125-045-0205 (13) and (14). DAS
may request the advice of the committee involving any real property
transaction valued less than $100,000 when deemed appropriate. To
determine if review is required, consult agency requirements.
PLAC application form requesting review.
Applications are subject to additional vetting by
committee members. Once you submit a review application, it will be added to the
agenda of the next scheduled PLAC meeting unless there is reason to request a
special meeting. The owning agency is required to present the proposal to the
PLAC members and be available to answer questions.
Email your scanned application to: firstname.lastname@example.org.