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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 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  

 

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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
 
April 16 & 17, 2019
The Oregon Garden, OSU Room
985 West Main St
Silverton, OR 97381
 
 
Tuesday, April 16th

Location: The Oregon Garden @ OSU Conference Room
 
TOUR:
8:00 am - Depart from The Oregon Garden
8:30 am - Arrive @ Silver Falls
8:30 am - 1:30am: Tour (Lunch: 12:00 pm, @ North Falls Meeting Hall)
 
WORK-SESSION / TRAINING: 2:00pm @ Oregon Gardens OSU Conference Room
·        Acquisitions
·        Naming Policy
 
 
Wednesday, April 17th
 
Location: The Oregon Garden@ OSU Conference Room
 
Executive Session:  8:15am
 
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:  10:15am
 
1.   Commission Business 
a)      Welcome and Introductions (Information)
 
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
b)       Reservation System Update (Information)
c)    Legislative Update (Information)
 
4.   Budget
a)    Budget Update (Information)
 
5.   Property 
 
6.   Community Engagement  
c)    ATV Grant Recommendations (Action)
 
7.   Park Development Division 
a)    Pilot Butte (Information)
 
8.      Heritage
a)    Heritage Division Updates (Information)
 
9.      Rulemaking
a)    Request to go to rulemaking - Oregon Natural Areas Program Rules
       (736-045-0300 to 736-045- 0505) (Action)
b)    Request to adopt rulemaking adding plans for Brian Booth and Wallowa
       Lake State Parks to list of Master Plans (736-018-0045) (Action)
 
10.   Reports (Information)
b)    Procurement Report (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.
   
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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  Audio  Packet 

2018
November    Minutes  Audio  Packet
September   Minutes  Audio  Packet
June            Minutes  Audio  Packet
April            Minutes  Audio  Packet
February      Minutes  Audio  Packet

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

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

2015
November     Minutes    Packet
September    Minutes    Packet
June             Minutes    Packet
April             Minutes    Packet
February       Minutes    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  
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2010 
November  
September   
July  
May 
March  
February 
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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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