Oregon Parks and Recreation Department

02/08/2023 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 02/08/2023 16:45

Oregon State Parks and Recreation Commission meets Feb. 22 & 23 in Salem

Salem, OR-The Oregon State Parks and Recreation Commission will convene Feb. 22 and 23 in in Salem.

On Feb. 22, commissioners will tour Milo McIver State Park and Portland Women's Forum State Scenic Viewpoint in the Columbia Gorge, followed by a work session and training scheduled from 1 to 4 p.m. on acquisition process/procedure and best practices at 4034 Fairview Industrial Drive in Salem.

On Feb. 23, commissioners will convene an executive session at 8:30 a.m. at ODF&W Commission Conference Room, 4034 Fairview Industrial Drive in Salem. to discuss real estate and legal issues. Executive sessions are closed to the public. A business meeting will begin at 9:45 a.m. and will be open to the public.
Anyone may attend or listen to the business meeting; instructions on how to listen will be posted on the commission web page prior to the meeting: https://www.oregon.gov/oprd/CAC/Pages/CAC-oprc.asp...

The business meeting includes time for informal public comment related to any items not on the agenda. Registration is required to speak at the meeting if attending online, and is available online at https://bit.ly/registerfeb2023commission

The deadline to register to speak at the meeting virtually is 5 p.m., Feb. 21. No advance registration is required to speak in person at the meeting. Time per speaker is limited to three minutes.
Please submit written public comments by 5 p.m. Feb. 21 to [email protected].

The full agenda and supporting documents are posted on the commission web page. Notable requests:
• Smith Rock Pedestrian Bridge Construction
• Reservation System, Procurement
• County Opportunity Grant Program - 2023 Grant Awards
• Iwetemlaykin State Heritage Site

Anyone needing special accommodations to attend the meeting should contact Denise Warburton, commission assistant, at least three days in advance: [email protected] or 503-779-9729.

The Oregon State Parks and Recreation Commission promotes outdoor recreation and heritage by establishing policies, adopting rules and setting the budget for the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department. The seven members are appointed by the Governor and confirmed by the Oregon Senate. They serve four-year terms and meet several times a year at locations across the state.
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