January 11, 2000
PRESENT: John Brandt, Ed Cavaille, Bob Hansen, Roy Hari, Cindy Jones, Orville Rice, Dwayne Stevenson
MINUTES: Denise Clark
I. PARK ACTIVITIES UPDATE
Orville Rice presented an activities update, including bringing playground equipment up to ADA standards, replacing toilets and picnic tables with concrete replacements, volunteer efforts.Oregon National Guard placed boulders donated by Oregon Gardens in parks replacing creosote parking barriers.For coming year's projects: Construct Stairway at Bear Creek Park to access lower level water. Reconstruction of trails at Minto Park.
Bob reviewed the current budget. No general fund money available. SDC's brought in over $30,000. SDC's come from people who live in rural areas, paying when they make a building improvement.
III. STRATEGIC PLAN REVISION
Master plan approved as proposed (See attached)
IV. Bonesteele Park
V. County-wide Site Acquisition Plan
VI. Willamette Basin Ecological Restoration Group
VII. Presented new Marion County Parks color brochure developed the summer of 1999.
VIII. Watched new parks video (completed summer of 1999).
Next board meeting-- July 2000 Will have BLM give an overview of what is required to put campgrounds in the canyon parks. Meet in one of the canyon parks such as Bear Creek. Have a guided tour of Elkhorn and Shady Cove. Address landuse designation requirements and costs of facilities.