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Historic Columbia River Highway Advisory Committee


The Advisory Committee provides recommendations about the Historic Highway to the two owners of the Historic Highway (Oregon Department of Transportation and Oregon Parks and Recreation Department).

About

Upcoming meetings​​

  • May 12, 2021 from 1-3 p.m. (virtual meeting) for the Cascade Avenue project. 

The meeting will take place on Zoom and is open to the public. You can join online or by phone.

To join online:

Click here to join the meeting. The meeting password is: HCRH_AC

No RSVP is needed. Alternatively, enter the meeting ID into Zoom: 890 3367 9430

You do not need a Zoom account to access the meeting. You may be prompted to enter your name or email address -- the information you enter may be visible to those attending the meeting.

To join by phone:

1. Dial +1 253-215-8782

2. 2. Enter the meeting ID: 890 3367 9430


  • June 17, 2021​

​​Meeting minutes​

March 18, 2021 (virtual meeting)

​December 17, 2020 (virtual meeting)

September 24, 2020 (virtual meeting)

August 10, 2020 (virtual meeting)

July 13, 2020​ (virtual meeting agenda) 

May 27, 2020 (virtual meeting) View a recording of the meeting​. The password is: WpMx2Kp8. The meeting is called to order at 20:21. ​

​Minutes for more previous meetings are available upon request. Please contact our staff representative for assistance.

Meeting venues are accessible to people with disabilities. For ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) or Civil Rights Title VI accommodations, translation/interpretation services, or more information call 503-731-4128, TTY (800) 735-2900 or Oregon Relay Service 7-1-1.​​​






​The Historic Columbia River Highway Advisory Committee includes representatives from ODOT, OPRD, the State Historic Preservation Office, and the Oregon Tourism Commission (Travel Oregon).  Six private citizens are on the committee, two from each of the three counties (Multnomah, Hood River and Wasco) -- one appointed by the Governor and one appointed by each county.

Representative     County/Org               Position
 
Arthur Babitz          Hood River County       Chair ​

Wayne Stewart       Multnomah County       Vice Chair
 
Leti Valle Moretti     Hood River County        
 
Francie Royce         Wasco County

Judy Davis              Wasco County

Ernie Drapela          Multnomah County

Scott Bricker           Travel Oregon

Chrissy Curran        Oregon State Historic Preservation Office

Clay Courtright​        Oregon Parks & Recreation Department

Rian Windsheimer   Oregon Department of Transportation

Terra Lingley          ODOT Staff--Scenic Area Coordinator

Art Carroll              Emeritus

Marc Berry             Emeritus

William Pattison ​   Emeritus
 
Oregon Department of Transportation staff for the committee is Terra Lingley.

The Oregon Legislature created the Historic Columbia River Highway Advisory Committee in 1987 (ORS 366.550) to make recommendations to ODOT and OPRD concerning the Historic Highway.

Membership includes representatives from ODOT, OPRD, the State Historic Preservation Office, and the Oregon Tourism Commission. Six private citizens are on the committee, two from each of the three counties (Multnomah, Hood River and Wasco).

 View the advisory committee's values and 2017-2025 vision statement. 

Contact Information

Oregon Department of Transportation, Region1
123 NW Flanders
Portland, OR 97209
503-731-8232
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