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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.

Meetings

2021


2020

November 17 & 18, 2020

Draft Agenda

Tuesday, November 17th

Location: Zoom

WORK-SESSION / TRAINING: 9:00am – 11:00am

  • Volunteers
  • Rocky Shores Management Plan
  • Naming Policy Update

Wednesday, November 18th

Location: Teleconference. The business meeting at 9:45 am will be streamed to Youtube. To speak during the business meeting for up to three minutes, register online.

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:  9:45am

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

2.    Public Comment:  This is the time for the public to address the
      Commission.

If you wish to make public comment on an item on the agenda you can choose to make your comment either when the item is heard, or during this allotted time. Speaking time is limited to 3 minutes. Please submit written public comments no later than 5 p.m. November 16th to chris.havel@oregon.gov

3.    Director's Update
       a)    Office of Outdoor Recreation Update/Intergovernmental
              Agreement (Action)
       b)    Legislative update (Information)
       c)    Annual Internal Audit Update (Information)
       d)    Wildfire Update (Information)

4.    Budget
       a)    Budget update (Information)

5.    Property
       a)    Notice of Grant Requirement –Sulak Property within Champoeg State Heritage Area (Action)

6.    Community Engagement
       a)    Recreational Trails Program Achievement Award
             (Information)
       b)    RTP Grant Approval (Action)
       c)    ATV Committee Member Appointments (Action)

7.    Heritage
       a)    Heritage Division updates (Information)

8.    Park Development Division

       a)    Natural Areas Program: Provisional Registration for
             Tillamook River Wetlands (Action)

       b)    Natural Areas Program: Dedicating Glass Hill Natural Area
             (Action)

       c)    Paving Projects (Action)

9.    Rulemaking
       a)    Request to open rulemaking- Vehicle Restrictions on
              Ocean Shore in Tillamook County (736-024-0015)
            (Action)
       b)    Request to open rulemaking- Reservations
              (736-015-0015) (Action)

10.  Reports (Information)
       a)    Actions taken under delegated authority
               i)   Contracts and Procurement (Information)
              ii)   Scenic Waterway Notifications, Ocean Shores Permits,
                    and Timber Revenue (Information)
       b)    Annual KPM Report (Information)

11.  Commission Planning Calendar (Information)
       a)    2021 Planning Calendar

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 Denise.warburton@oregon.gov at least 72 hours prior to the start of the meeting.

Meeting Minutes

September 15 & 16, 2020

Draft Agenda

Tuesday, September 15th
Location: Teleconference

WORK-SESSION / TRAINING: 8:00am – 9:30am
•    Powers and Authorities of the Commission Training
•    Volunteers

Wednesday, September 16th
Location: Teleconference. The business meeting at 10:30am will be streamed to Youtube. To speak during the business meeting for up to three minutes, register online.

Executive Session:  8:30 – 10:15am
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:  10:30 – 2:00pm
1.    Commission Business
       a)    Welcome and Introductions (Information)
       b)    Approval of June 2020 Minutes (Action)
       c)    Approval of September 2020 Agenda (Action)

2.    Public Comment:  This is the time for the public to address the
       Commission.
       If you wish to make public comment on an item on the agenda you can choose
       to make your comment either when the item is heard, or during this allotted
      time. Speaking time is limited to 3 minutes. Please submit written public
      comments no later than 5 p.m. September 14th to chris.havel@oregon.gov.


3.    Director’s Update
       a)    Office of Outdoor Recreation (Information)
       b)    Legislative Update (Information)
       c)    Covid-19 Update (Information)
       d)    Out-of-State State Park Rate adjustments (Action)

4.    Budget
       a)    Budget Update (Information)

5.    Property
       a)    Guy Talbot Easement (Action)

6.    Community Engagement
       a)    ATV Highway Access Route Designation in Lakeside 
              (Information)
       b)    Edge Cable Ocean Shore Permit Status (Information)

7.    Heritage
       a)    Heritage Division Updates (Information)

8.    Park Development Division
       a)    Hiker/Biker Pods for Gorge and Coast Donations (Action)
       b)    Ecola, Oregon Coast Trail OCVA Donation/Cooperation
              Update (Information)

9.    Rulemaking
       None

10.  Reports
       a)    Actions Taken Under Delegated Authority
               i)    Contracts and Procurement (Information)
               ii)   Ocean Shores and Scenic Waterway Permits
                     (Information)
       b)    Grants Program (Information)

11.  Commission Planning Calendar
       a)    2020 Commission Planning Calendar (Information)
       b)    2021 Commission Planning Calendar (Action)

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 Denise.warburton@oregon.gov at least 72 hours prior to the start of the meeting.

2019

2018

​Minutes

Audio 3 hours, 13 minutes

Packet

​Minutes

Audio 2 hours, 32 minutes

Packet

Minutes

Audio 3 hours, 14 minutes

Packet

​Minutes

Audio 4 hours, 33 minutes

Packet

​Minutes

Audio 4 hours, 39 minutes

Packet


2021 Meeting Dates and Locations

February 24-25
April 13-14
June 22-23
September 14-15
November 16-17
(meeting dates and locations are subject to change)

Commissioners

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 

Staff 

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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