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Oregon State Parks and Recreation Commission to meet June 12-13

June 4, 2016

BURNS, Ore. — The Oregon State Parks and Recreation Commission will hold its third meeting of the year June 12-13 in Burns.

On June 12, commissioners will tour state and federal historical and recreation sites in Harney County. Following an afternoon training and work session, commissioners will host a community open house from 3–5 p.m. at the Frenchglen Elementary School gymnasium, 39235 Hwy 205, Frenchglen.
On June 13, commissioners will convene an executive session at 8:15 a.m. at the Harney County Chamber of Commerce at 484 N. Broadway Ave., Burns. They will discuss real estate and legal issues, and review OPRD chief executive officer issues. Executive sessions are closed to the public.
A public business meeting will begin at 9:30 a.m. at the same location. The agenda includes requests to:

—Reappoint Lisa Sumption as OPRD director for a second four-year term.
—Replace the Silver Falls conference center bridge.
—Adopt rules that would allow electric assisted bicycles on suitable trails managed by the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department (OPRD).

The draft agenda and meeting packet are listed here: http://bit.ly/2IUlMk8.

People who plan to present oral testimony are asked to provide 15 copies of their statement to Commission Assistant Denise Warburton denise.warburton@oregon.gov. Those needing special accommodations to attend should also contact Warburton by email, or call 503-986-0719, at least three days in advance.

The Oregon State Parks and Recreation Commission promotes outdoor recreation and heritage by establishing policies, adopting rules, and setting the budget for OPRD. The seven members are appointed by the Governor and confirmed by the Oregon Senate. Commissioners serve four-year terms and meet several times a year at locations across the state. Visit oregon.gov/oprd/Pages/commission for more information.