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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 https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCkqL6iVPBrfCTO27cNmCTwg/videos

Meetings

2021

​Tuesday, April 13, 2021
Zoom Meeting

WORK-SESSION / TRAINING: 9:00am – 10:30am
    •    State Trails Act Overview and 50th Anniversary
    •    National Register of Historic Places Process and Commission
         Role

Wednesday, April 14, 2021
Zoom Meeting

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 February 2021 Minutes (Action)
     c)    Approval of March 18, 2021 Special Meeting Minutes
             (Action)
     d)    Approval of April 2021 Agenda (Action)

2.  Public Comment:  Please submit written public comments no
     later than 5 p.m. April 12th to chris.havel@oregon.gov

3.  Director’s Update
     a)    Agency Update/Covid-19 (Information)
     b)    2020 Director Travel (Action)
     c)    Legislative Update (Information)

4.  Budget
     a)    Budget Update (Information)

5.  Property
     a)    Potential Cascadia Transfer to Linn County (Information)

6.  Community Engagement
     a)    ATV Grant Recommendations (Action)
     b)    ADA Transition Plan Update (Information)

7.  Heritage
     a)    Heritage Division Updates (Information)

8.  Park Development Division
     a)    Silver Falls Daylighting Timber Project (Action)
     b)    Amanda Bridge Donation Acceptance (Action)

9.  Rulemaking
     a)    Request to adopt, OAR 736-002-0170, OREC Advisory
            Council (Action)
    b)    Request to adopt, OAR 736-024-0015, Restrict Beach
           Driving in South Tillamook County (Action)
    c)    Update on Rulemaking OAR 736-050-0220 to 736-050-0270
           National Register (Information)
    d)    Request to open, OAR  736-008-0005 to 736-008-0055
           LWCF distribution (Action)

10. Reports (Information)
      a)    Actions Taken Under Delegated Authority
               i)    Contracts and Procurement (Information)
              ii)    Ocean Shores and Scenic Waterway Permits
             iii)    Timber Harvest Revenue (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
Denise.warburton@oregon.gov 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
          (Action)

Draft Agenda

Wednesday, February 24, 2021
Zoom Meeting

WORK-SESSION / TRAINING: 9:00am - 10:30am
•    Legislative Process – 60 min.
•    Best Practices – 30 min.

Thursday, February 25, 2021  
Zoom Meeting

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.

Break: 9:00am - 9:15am

Business Meeting: 9:15am

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

2.    Public Comment:  Please submit written public comments no
      later than 5 p.m. February 23rd to chris.havel@oregon.gov

3.    Director’s Update
       a)    Agency Update (Information)
       b)    Legislative update (Information)
       c)    Naming Policy (Action)
       d)    Best Practices (Action)
       e)    OREC Advisory Council (Action)

4.    Budget
      a)    Budget Update (Information)


5.    Property
       a)    Floras Lake Exchange Update (Information)
       b)    Tumalo State Park – Smallwood Easement (Action)
       c)    Iwetemlaykin - Rahmani Property Proposed Acquisition
              (Action)

6.    Community Engagement
       a)    LGGP Large Grants Recommendation (Action)
       b)    LGGP Small Grants Recommendation (Action)
       c)    LGGP Planning Grants Recommendation (Action)
       d)    Vietnam War Memorial proposal at State Capitol State
               Park (Action)


7.    Heritage
       a)    Heritage Division Updates (Information)
       b)    2020 Veterans and War Memorials Grant Awards (Action)


8.    Park Development Division
       a)    North Falls Visitor Complex (Action)
       b)    Ben and Kay Dorris fire salvage (Action)
       c)     Collier fire salvage (Action)


9.    Rulemaking

       a)    Request to adopt rulemaking- Reservations
              (736-015-0015) (Action)
       b)   Update on rulemaking- Ocean shores driving restrictions
              in Tillamook County,736-024-0015 (Information)

10.    Reports

        a)    Actions Taken Under Delegated Authority
               i.    Contracts and Procurement (Information)
               ii.   Ocean Shores and Scenic Waterway Permits &
               iii.  Timber Harvest Revenue (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) 986-0719 or Denise.warburton@oregon.gov at least 72 hours prior to the start of the meeting.



2020

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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