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PARKS, RECREATION & NATURAL RESOURCES ADVISORY BOARD <br />MINUTES <br />January 18, 2017 <br />Co -Chair Bill Gordon called the meeting to order at 6:04p.m. at Palisades <br />Present: Co -Chair Bill Gordon, Co -Chair Scott Bullard (6:38pm), Heidi Schrimsher'Mark Hoyt <br />(arrived at 6:11pm), Chris Stewart (6:38pm), Tom Widden, Joe Buck, Council Liaison <br />and Rhys Richmond, Youth Member <br />Absent: Todd Van Rysselberghe, James Stupfel, Alternate Charles Aubin, <br />Staff: Ivan Anderholm, Director of Parks & Recreation, Jan Wirtz, Superintendent of Parks <br />& Recreation, Dina Balogh, Parks & Recreation Administrative Assistant, Jeff Munro, <br />Superintendent of Parks Maintenance <br />Guests: Bruce Powers, RLA, ASLA, Park Analyst/Project Manager <br />Anne MacDonald, Engineering Storm Water Coordinator. <br />Hallinan neighborhood representatives: Amy Paldi, Ginny McDonald, Dan Flowers, <br />Donald Mettersdorff, Sarah Ellison, Cindy Ellison and Natalie Bennan. <br />Jon LaMont City Councilor <br />APPROVAL OF MINUTES <br />The Parks, Recreation and Natural Resources Advisory Board (PARKS Board) reviewed and unanimously <br />approved the minutes after one minor change from December 21, 2016. <br />Citizen Comment <br />Hallinan Heights neighborhood representatives presented a proposal to expand Hallinan Woods. The <br />group launched a campaign asking the city to buy property adjacent to the public portion of Hallinan <br />Woods because the property is currently slated for development. The Hallinan neighbors told the board <br />that the recent development proposal would have a negative impact to the city park. The group is urging <br />the City to step in and purchase the property and expand the park to create a Hallinan Nature Park. The <br />nature park would encompass the entire woods. <br />Joe Buck asked for direction from the board regarding Hallinan Woods. Metro suggested <br />creating an easement around the protected land portion of the proposed property. <br />CITY COUNCIL UPDATE <br />Joe Buck City Councilor last meeting as Council Liaison to the board. Jon LaMont is the new Parks board <br />Council Liaison. (Correction: Skip O'Neill is the new Council Liaison to the board). <br />City Council Goal Setting Retreat Saturday, January 14 at 8:30am. Discussed Council Goals for 2017 and <br />beyond and reviewed City Council Policies. 2017 City Council Goals: Continue to Improve the condition <br />of streets pavement conditions, continue to work on a Willamette Shoreline Trail, groundbreaking for <br />police station, Work with the Lake Oswego School District to explore ways to partner on community <br />facilities, including such areas as a community pool and a recreation center, complete an agreement for <br />redevelopment of the North Anchor properties, Groundbreaking for major improvements to Boones <br />