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Oregon Parks and Recreation Commission

The Oregon Parks and Recreation Commission was created by the State Legislature in 1989 to establish policies, adopt rules necessary to execute the duties of the Department, set fees, acquire property, promote the state´s outdoor recreation policy, and appoint the OPRD director. Commissioners serve four-year terms. They are appointed by the Governor and confirmed by the State Senate.



June 16, 2020

Draft Agenda

Location: Online starting at 1:00 p.m. on June 16, and
9:00 a.m. on June 17.

Tuesday, June 16, 2020

WORK-SESSION / TRAINING: 1:00pm - 2:30pm
2021-23 Agency Request Budget Overview

Wednesday, June 17, 2020
Conference Call

Executive Session:  8:30am
The Commission will meet in Executive Session to discuss acquisition priorities and opportunities, and potential litigation. The Executive Session will be held pursuant to ORS 192.660(2)(e) and (h), and is closed to the public.

Business Meeting:  9:00am

1.  Commission Business
     a)  Welcome and Introductions (Information)
     b)  Approval of April 2020 Minutes (Action)
     c)  Approval of June 2020 Agenda (Action)

2.  Public Comment:  (Information)
     Please submit written public comments no later than
     5 p.m. June 15 to

3.  Director's Update    
     a)  Agency Update/Covid-19 (Action)
     b)  Oregon Coast Trail Update

4.  Budget
     a)  2019-21 Budget Update (Information)
     b)  2021-23 Agency Request Budget Approval (Action)

5.  Property
     a)  Brian Booth - Jennings Acquisition (Information)
     b)  Wallowa Lake Park Non-adjacent Parcel Transfer (Action)

6.  Community Engagement
     a)  Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) Grant
          Requests (Action)
     b)  Grants Update (Information)
     c)  Visitor Relationship (Information)

7.   Heritage
      a)  Heritage Division Updates (Information)

8.   Park Development Division
a)  Natural Area Program Designation for Horseshoe Lake
      b)  Pilot Butte Master Plan Approval (Action)
      c)  Lower Deschutes Boater Pass Reimbursing Agreement
          2020-2030 (8745) (Action)

9.   Rulemaking
      a)  Request to Open Rulemaking, Historic Preservation
           736-050-0220 to 736-050-0270 (Action)

10.  Reports (Information)
       a)  Actions Taken Under Delegated Authority
            i)  Contracts and Procurement
            ii, iii, iv)  Ocean Shores, Scenic Waterway Permits, and
                          Timber Harvest Revenue

       b)  Driftwood Beach SR5 – Easement to OSU/PacWave

11.  Commission Planning Calendar (Information)

The services, programs and activities of the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department are covered by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). If you need special accommodations to participate in this meeting, please contact the commission assistant Denise Warburton at (503) 986-0719 or at least 72 hours prior to the start of the meeting.




Audio 3 hours, 13 minutes



Audio 2 hours, 32 minutes



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Audio 4 hours, 33 minutes



Audio 4 hours, 39 minutes


2020 Meeting Dates and Locations

February - Forest Grove
April - Online (link coming)
June 16-17
September 15-16
November 17-18 
(meeting dates and locations are subject to change)


Congressional District 1:
Jennifer H. Allen, Vice Chair;
Term expires February 2023

Congressional District 2:
Steven Grasty
Term expires May 2021 

Congressional District 3:
Jonathan Blasher
Term expires June 2023

Congressional District 4:
Cal Mukumoto, Chair;
Term expires September 2020

Congressional District 5:
Vicki Berger
Term expires May 2021

East of the Cascades:
Lisa Dawson
Term expires February 2022

West of the Coast Range:
Doug Deur
Term expires May 2021 


Lisa Sumption, Director
Denise Warburton, Executive Assistant to the Director and Commission
725 Summer Street NE, Suite C 
Salem, OR 97301 

Phone: (503) 986-0719 
Fax: (503) 986-0796

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