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Oregon Parks and Recreation Commission November 2017 Meeting

Draft Agenda

TUESDAY, NOV. 14                                                                                                              
Location: Cascade Locks

Tour: 8:30 a.m. Leave Best Western Columbia River Inn, Cascade Locks

  • 9:10 a.m.    Arrive at Portland Women’s Forum and tour sites in the Columbia River Gorge     including Crown Point Vista House, Latourell Falls, Ainsworth State Park, and possibly others.
  • 12:15 p.m.  Arrive at Cascade Locks Pavilion

12:30 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.


Work Session / Training: 1:00 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.
Location: The Gorge Pavilion

  • Preservation and Planning Discussion
  • Delegated Authority Discussion
  • Commission Best Practices

Community Reception: 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. 

  • Meet and Greet with Commissioners and OPRD Staff  


Location: Best Western Columbia River Inn Conference Room

Executive Session:  8:15 a.m.
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:  9:30 a.m.

  1. Commission Business
    a) Welcome and Introductions (Information)
    b) Approval of September 2017 Minutes (Action)
    c) Approval of November 2017 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.  Although written testimony is not required, it is suggested that 15 copies be provided to the Commission Assistant prior to the meeting. Speaking time is limited to 3 minutes.

  3. Director’s Update 
    a) Office of Outdoor Recreation Advisory Subcommittee (Action)
    b) Best Practices

  4. Delegated Authority Report Acceptance
    a) Submission of Delegated Authority and Acceptance (Action)

  5. Budget
    a) Budget Update (Information)

  6. Property  
    a) Devil’s Punchbowl - Miller Property Donation (Action)
    b) Washburne Wayside - Property Disposal (Action)

  7. Community Engagement
    a) Cottonwood Canyon Experience Center Contract Award (Action)
    b) RTP Grants 2017 Funding Recommendations (Action)

  8. Heritage
    a) Heritage Division Update (Information)

  9. Stewardship
    a) Overview Stub Stewart Forest Harvest (Information)

  10. Rulemaking
    a) Request to go to Rulemaking – Cemetery (Action)
    b) Request to Adopt – Criminal Background Check (Action)

  11. Reports (Information)
    a) Procurement Report (Information)
    b) Report of Scenic Waterway Notifications Actions and Ocean Shore Permits Issued (Information)

  12. Commission Planning Calendar
    a) OPRD Commission 2018 Calendar (Adopt)

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.