Established by the Oregon Constitution in 1859, the State Land Board oversees the
Common School Fund, which sends millions of dollars every year to Oregon’s K-12 public schools. The Land Board has been composed of the Governor, Secretary of State, and State Treasurer throughout its history:
The State Land Board oversees the Department of State Lands and
meets regularly to make decisions regarding school lands and Oregon-owned waterways, and to provide direction on Department operations.
Land Board Meetings
The State Land Board meets the second Tuesday of February, June, and October. Additional meetings are held as needed in April, August, and December. During the meetings, the Land Board considers actions related to the lands and waters under its jurisdiction, such as property authorizations, transactions, and management of the Common School Fund.
Meetings begin at 10 a.m. and are held in Salem at the Department of State Lands, unless otherwise noted. Changes to meeting dates or times are listed here. Meeting agendas and materials are posted one week prior to the meeting date.
The State Land Board places great value on information received from the public. Testimony may be spoken during Land Board meetings (online or in-person) and/or submitted in writing for consent and action agenda items only. See our Land Board testimony guidelines
for more information.
Written testimony may be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org
. Testimony received by 10 a.m. on the Monday before the meeting will be provided to the Land Board in advance and posted on the meeting website.
State Land Board meeting materials from the last two years can be found below. Contact Arin Smith at
for archived meeting materials.
Meeting materials and opportunites to submit testimony are posted one week in advance of the meeting.
Land Board Awards