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|
||Land use planner|
||Real estate management expert|
|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.
2020 Meeting Schedule
Next meeting: "Thursday" April 23, 2020 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.
PLAC meetings are held at the call of the chair.
02-08-2019 Agenda, OMD acquisition Warrenton, Appraisal
07-25-2019 Agenda, ODOT/ODF Lincoln County, PowerPoint, Interagency agreement, Appraisal review Industrial Properties, Appraisal Lawson, Appraisal Marineau
09-24-2019 Agenda (executive session)
10-24-2019 Agenda, Meeting documents
01-25-2018 meeting documents
10-25-2018 Agenda, Anderson Acquisition, Edmunds Well Acquisition
04-27-2017 meeting documents
01-28-2016 meeting documents
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.