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Commission Purpose

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.

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Commissioners


Congressional District 1:     
 Jennifer H. Allen, Vice Chair   Term expires February 2019


Congressional District 2:      Steven Grasty                          Term expires May 2021
 


Congressional District 3:      Jonathan Blasher                     
Term expires July 2019


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  

 

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Staff


Lisa Sumption, Director 

Denise Warburton, Assistant to the Director and Commission 
725 Summer Street NE, Suite C
Salem, OR 97301
Email: denise.warburton@oregon.gov
Phone: (503) 986-0719
Fax: (503) 986-0796

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2019 Meeting Dates and Locations

2019 Meeting Dates and Locations
(meeting dates and locations are subject to change) 

  • February 20 & 21, 2019 - Independence
  • April 16 & 17, 2019 - Silverton
  • June 11 & 12, 2019 - Prineville area
  • September 17 & 18, 2019 - South Coast area
  • November 19 & 20, 2019 - Medford / Ashland area
 
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Current Meeting Information

 

DRAFT AGENDA
(Links to agenda items listed below)

Date:       February 20 & 21, 2019
Location: The Independence Event Center
               555 South Main St
               Independence, Oregon 97351
               Conference Room: Bottom Floor

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Location: The Independence Event Center

Tour:       8:00 am Depart from The Grand Hotel (Salem)
               8:20 Arrive @ The Independence Civic Center
               8:20 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Tour
Lunch:     11:45 a.m.

WORK-SESSION / TRAINING: 12:30 p.m.
              Easement Training
         Government Ethics Commission Training



Thursday, February 21, 2019

Location: The Independence Event Center

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:  10:00 a.m.

  1. Commission Business
    a)  Welcome and Introductions (Information)
    b)  Approval of November 2018 Minutes (Action)
    c)  Approval of February 2019 Agenda (Action)
  2. Public Comment:  This is the time for the public to address the Commission.
    If you wish to make a 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 three minutes.
  3. Director's Update
    a)  Submission of Updated Delegated Authority and Acceptance (Action)
    b)  Leadership Group Goals (Information)
  4. Budget
    a)  2019-21 Budger Update (Information)
  5. Property
    a)  ODOT Transfers to OPRD (Action)
    b)  Carl G. Washburne - Exchange with ODOT (Action)
    c)  Cottonwood Canyon - Western Rivers Conservancy
         Property Acquisition (Action)
    d)  Smith Rock - McFarlane Property Acquisition (placeholder)
  6. Community Engagement
    a)  County Opportunity Grant Awards (Action)
    b)  Nehalem Scenic Waterway (Action)
    c)  Scenic Waterway Program Update (Information)
    d)  SCORP Adoption (Action)
  7. Park Development Division
    a)  Brian Booth Update (Information)
    b)  Brian Booth Name Removal Request (Action)
    c)  Construction Contract Awards (Action)
  8. Reports (Information)
    a)  Actions Taken Under Delegated Authority
          i)  Contracts and Procurement
         ii)  Ocean Shores and Scenic Waterway Permits
    b)  Legislative Update 
    c)  Heritage Division Updates
    d)  First Day Hike Report
  9. Commission Planning Calendar (Information)
    a)  Updated 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
his meeting, please contact the commission  assistant Denise Warburton at (503) 986-0719 or his 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.

 

If you would like to be placed on the Interested Parties email list to receive alerts when commission meeting information is posted to our web site, please email Denise Warburton, Commission Assistant, at denise.warburton@oregon.gov .

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Past Meetings

Oregon Parks and Recreation Commission meeting approved minutes are posted to this website following their approval by the Commission at the next regularly scheduled meeting.  The draft minutes can be found in the next regularly scheduled meeting's packet.

2019
November    Minutes   Packet
September   Minutes   Packet
June            Minutes   Packet
April            Minutes   Packet
February      Minutes   Packet 

2018
September   Minutes   Packet
June            Minutes   Packet
April            Minutes   Packet
February      Minutes   Packet

2017
February      Minutes Audio  Packet
April            Minutes  Audio  Packet
June            Minutes  Audio  Packet
September   Minutes  Audio  Packet
November    Minutes  Audio  Packet

2016
February       Minutes  Audio  Packet
April             Minutes  Audio  Packet
June             Minutes  Audio  Packet
September    Minutes  Audio  Packet
November     Minutes  Audio  Packet

2015
November     Minutes  Audio  Packet
September    Minutes  Audio  Packet
June             Minutes  Audio  Packet
April             Minutes  Audio  Packet
February       Minutes  Audio  Packet 

2014 
November     Minutes Packet   
October        Minutes  Packet
September    Minutes  Packet   
July              Minutes  Packet    
June             Minutes  Packet    
April             Minutes  Packet
February 20  Minutes  Packet 
February 5    Minutes  Packet

2013
December   Minutes  Packet
November   Minutes  Packet 
September  Minutes  Packet
July            Minutes  Packet

May

January   

2012
November
August
June

April
January  
  
2011 
November 
September 
July  
May  
March  
January 
  
2010 
November  
September   
July  
May 
March  
February 
January 
  
2009 
November 
September 17  
September 29  
July 16  
May 21  
April 2  
January 29  
  
2008 
December 4   
September 18  
July 17 
May 8  
March 13 
January 17 
  
2007 
November 29 
September 20 
August 7 
July 12 
May 10 
March 8 
January 11 
  
2006 
November 9 
September 28 
August 17 
June 8  
April 13 
March 2 
January 18 

2005 
December 8 
October 27 
September 22 
August 4 
June 2 
April 21 
March 10 
January 27 

2004 
December 16 
October 28 
September 2 
August 5 

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Nonprofit Fundraising Agreements

The Commission has the authority to enter into special fundraising agreements with qualified nonprofits at its direction. Read more ...
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Upper Deschutes State Scenic Waterway limited review

A staff effort to study rules affecting parts of the Upper Deschutes State Scenic Waterway closest to the city of Bend. Read more ...
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Office of Outdoor Recreation

What it is, and info on hiring a candidate to fill it. Read more ...
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