Commissions and Committees

 

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Parks & Recreation Commission

Established in 1961 by Ordinance No. 2368, the Parks, Recreation and Cemetery Board is responsible for recommending to City Council rules and regulations for public recreation, formulating policies for cultural activities on public playgrounds, indoor recreation centers and other facilities, developing plans for development of park and recreation facilities; make budgetary recommendations, and establish rates for services.

Kathryn Brown
Caryn Appler
Ian Shadle
Jake Cambier
Liam Hughes
John Blessinger
Molly Turner
Philip Schmitz
Wes Murack

To see meetings, agendas, and minutes, follow the link Parks & Recreation Commission on CivicWeb


Tree Commission

TheTree Commission was established by Ordinance No. 3858 in 2015 to act in an advisory capacity to the City Council with regard to all three matters in parks, along streets and in public areas. The Commission is responsible to formulate and maintain a long-range, comprehensive community urban forestry plan; develop lists of preferred trees, trees the Commission deems inappropriate or unfit,and areas of the city, with emphasis on public grounds, where certain species of trees are deemed appropriate for planting; present an annual budget; recommend new or modified rules as related to public tree activity; and develop a program for identifying and maintaining trees in the city which have significant historical, cultural, environmental or public significance.

Dave Powell
Jake Cambier
William Aney
Richard Gardner
Donna Laverdure
Liam Hughes
Parks Commission Representative

To see meetings, agendas, and minutes, follow the link Tree Commission on CivicWeb

For useful information on tree's and planting conditions for our area, follow the link Right Tree Right Place


North Bank of the Umatilla River Advisory Committee

Ian Shadle
Kevin Martin
Dan Haug
Scott Fairley
Tim Copeland
Fred Bradbury
Cheri Rosenberg
Tonya Dombrowski
Mike Lambert

To see meetings, agendas, and minutes, follow the link North Bank of the Umatilla River Advisory Committee on CivicWeb