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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.

All public commission meetings are streamed live to Youtube at



​Tuesday, June 22, 2021
Zoom Meeting

WORK-SESSION / TRAINING: 1:00pm - 2:45pm
•    Engage, Relate, and Adapt (ERA)
•    ATV Law Enforcement Grants and Programs

Wednesday, June 23, 2021  
Zoom Meeting

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

Business Meeting:  9:00am

1.  Commission Business
     a)    Welcome and Introductions (Information)
     b)    Commission Selection of Vice-chair (Action)
     c)    Approval of April 2021 Minutes (Action)
     d)    Approval of June 2021 Agenda (Action)

2.  Public Comment:  Please submit written public comments no later than 5 p.m.
     June 21st  to

3.  Director’s Update    
     a)    Agency Update/Covid-19 (Information)
     b)    Legislative Update (Information)
     c)    Salmonberry Update (Information)

4.  Budget
     a)    Budget Update (Information)

5.  Property   
     a)    Wallowa Update (Information)
     b)    Gleason Park Update (Information)
     c)    Prineville Agreement (Information)

6.  Community Engagement
     a)    Scenic Bikeways/Cycle Oregon Partnership (Information)
     b)    Driftwood Energy Cable Update (Information)
     c)    County Opportunity Grant Awards (Action)
     d)    ATV Program ODF & OSP Transfer of Funds Contracts (Information)
     e)    ATV New Committee Members (Action)
     f)    ATV Grant Recommendations (Action)

7.  Heritage
     a)    Heritage Division Updates (Information)

8.  Park Development Division
     a)    2021-2023 Facility Investment Program Project List (Information)

9.  Rulemaking
     a)    Request to Amend: 736-018-0045, Pilot Butte Master Plan (Action)
     b)    Request to Adopt: OAR 736-008-0005 to 736-008-0055, Land and Water
            Conservation Fund Grant Rules (Action)
     c)    Request to Adopt OAR 736-050-0220 through 736-050-0270 National
            Register of Historic Places Program Rules (Action)

10.  Reports (Information)
      a)    Actions Taken Under Delegated Authority
             i)   Contracts and Procurement (Information)
             ii)  Ocean Shores and Scenic Waterway Permits (Information)
             iii)  Timber Harvest Revenue
      b)    OPAC Marine Rocky Habitat Update (Information)

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) 779-9729 or at least 72 hours prior to the start of the meeting.

Draft Agenda

Wednesday, March 18, 2021
Zoom Meeting

Business Meeting:  8:00 a.m.

1.   Approve agenda

2.   Commission Business

      a) The Cove Palisades - Wave Attenuator Contract Award




Audio 3 hours, 13 minutes



Audio 2 hours, 32 minutes



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Audio 4 hours, 33 minutes



Audio 4 hours, 39 minutes


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)


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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