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(c.:( <br /> PARKS, RECREATION & NATURAL RESOURCES ADVISORY BOARD <br /> 0 MINUTES <br /> February 15, 2017 <br /> OREGOr� <br /> Co-Chair Bill Gordon called the meeting to order at 6:03p.m. at Palisades <br /> Present: Co-Chair Bill Gordon,James Stupfel, Heidi Schrimsher, Charles Aubin, Mark Hoyt <br /> (arrived at 6:20), Chris Stewart (left at 7:30),Skip O'Neill, Council Liaison <br /> Absent: Co-Chair Scott Bullard,Tom Widden,Todd Van Rysselberghe, Rhys Richmond,Youth <br /> Member <br /> Staff: Ivan Anderholm, Director of Parks& Recreation and Dina Balogh, Parks & Recreation <br /> Administrative Assistant <br /> Guests: Amy Paldi and Hallinan Neighborhood representatives. <br /> Mike Buck. <br /> Councilor Joe Buck and John LaMotte. <br /> APPROVAL OF MINUTES <br /> The Parks, Recreation and Natural Resources Advisory Board (PARKS Board) reviewed and unanimously <br /> approved the minutes with one minor change from January 18, 2017. <br /> Citizen Comment <br /> • Hallinan Nature Park neighborhood representatives returned to give the board an update on the <br /> Hallinan 2.8 parcel.The Hallinan representatives asked the Parks board to add the acquisition of <br /> the Hallinan 2.8 parcel to the City and Parks list of projects.The nature park representatives <br /> have received 330 signatures online and canvasing the neighborhood door to door.The group <br /> has spoken to the owner's agent and the owner is willing to sell to the City. <br /> • Mike Buck proposed an educational campaign focused on educating the property owners in <br /> Lake Oswego that ivy does not belong on trees. The campaign would educate the public on how <br /> to remove ivy on trees. Mike asked the board to support the ivy removal campaign. Heidi <br /> Schrimsher suggested incorporating the campaign into arbor week. Educational resources would <br /> be available to citizens who may need help removing ivy on private property. Morgan Holen will <br /> include the information in the April Hello LO.The Parks Department will work on developing a <br /> "How To" handbook for citizens. <br /> CITY COUNCIL UPDATE <br /> • School Bond is a high priority for the City Council. City Council members will be meeting with the <br /> School board next week to hear what the bond will be used for.The school board and the <br /> district has allocated 7m of the bond for a pool.The question from the council is who will <br /> shoulder the extra cost? Will it involve an Intergovernmental agreement with the City and the <br /> school district? Hoping the discussion is meaningful. <br /> • Other items coming up for discussion on the Council agenda: Police, City Hall, North Anchor, <br /> Maintenance Center, Council Goals and affordable housing issues. <br />