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Newport Parks & Recreation Advisory Committee – Tuesday, February 23 – 9am City Hall

PARKS AND RECREATION ADVISORY COMMITTEE AGENDA Tuesday, February 23, 2021 – 9:00 AM
Virtual – Council Chambers, Newport City Hall, 169 SW Coast Highway

publiccomment@newportoregon.gov.

The agenda may be amended during the meeting to add or delete items, change the order of agenda items, or discuss any other business deemed necessary at the time of the meeting.

  1. CALL TO ORDER/ROLL CALL
  2. ADDITIONS/DELETIONS TO AGENDA
  3. APPROVAL OF MINUTES
  1. 3.A  December 15, 2020 Minutes Minutes 12-15-20 DRAFT.pdf
  2. 3.B  January 26, 2021 Minutes Minutes 1-26-21 DRAFT.pdf

4. DISCUSSION ITEMS

4.A Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee Ordinance Change PR committee ordinance.pdf

This meeting will be held electronically. The public can live-stream this meeting at

https://newportoregon.gov.

The meeting will also be broadcast on Charter Channel 190. Public

comment may be made, via e-mail, up to two hours before the meeting start time at

PR committee ordinance_draft.pdf

  1. 4.B  Charge to the Committee/Mission Statement Review CommitteeCharge – FINAL 2016.pdf
  2. 4.C  FY21-22 Committee Goal Review PR Committee FY21-22 Goals.pdf PR Dept FY21-22 Goals_draft.pdf
  3. 4.D  Vision 2040 Committee Representative
  4. 4.E  Tree City USA 2020 Recognition and 2021 Arbor Day Celebration

5. DIRECTOR’S REPORT

  1. 5.A  December 2020 Department Report P&R_December 2020.pdf
  2. 5.B  January 2021 Department Report P&R_January 2021.pdf
  1. PUBLIC COMMENT
  2. COMMITTEE COMMENTS
  3. DEVELOP NEXT AGENDA
  4. ESTABLISH NEXT MEETING DATE
  5. ADJOURNMENT
  6. GOALS
    The Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee supports the mission of the Parks and

    Recreation Department, which is “…to help meet the recreation needs of residents and guests by providing quality facilities, trails, fields and open space. We strive to offer a

variety of activities and environments that allow for personal, social, and economic benefits open to all people. Our goal is to provide leadership and coordination on projects and programs that enhance the livability and quality of life in Newport.”

A. Ongoing Goals

• Serveasthecity’sTreeBoard,whichwill“…approveordenyrequestsforpublictreeremoval pursuant to Chapter 9.10 (Right-of-Way-Permits) and with the responsibility to study, investigate, develop Newport Municipal Code Index Page 22 and periodically update a written manual for the care, preservation, pruning, planting, replanting, removal and disposition of trees and plantings in parks, along public streets, and in other public places.” (Newport Municipal Code 2.05.040; see the rest of the ordinance for other Tree Board-related duties.)

• AssistwithTreeCityandBeeCityUSAannualrecertificationandrelatedactivitiessuchas the Arbor Day celebration

B. Goals for FY 2020-2021

• SupportimplementationoftheParksMasterPlan
• Developlistoffeasibleshort-termprojectsbasedonthePMPTierOneprojectlist(note:

supports City Council goal 20.B.4)
• Developadvocacyplanforthoseprojects
• DevelopandimplementaprotocolfortrackingimplementationoftheParksMasterPlan
• CompleteamemorialbenchpolicyfortheCityofNewport
• WorkwithCitystafftorevitalizetheParksandRecreationFoundation(note:supportsCity

Council goal 20.B.6)
• PartnerwiththeFoundationtoidentifypotentialgrantsources
• WorkwiththeFoundationtoidentifypriorityprojectsthatneedgrantfundingandmatch

those with potential sources of grant funds
• WorkwithCitystafftoidentifyprocessesforgrantwriting
• Supportandadvocateforprojectsandactivitiesthatbolsterdiversity,equityandinclusionin

all Parks and Recreation programs and initiatives
• Developprocessforundertakingreviewofdepartmentprogramswithstaff
• MeetonceayearwiththeadvisorycommitteeoftheNewport60+Centeronissuesofjoint

concern
• MeetonceayearwiththecityBike–Pedcommitteeonissuesofjointconcern
• Developanintegratedtrailsystem,accommodatingmultipleuses,thatconnects

neighborhoods, visitor destinations, open spaces, and natural areas.
• IdentifyprioritiesfromtheParksandRecreationMasterPlanforimplementation
• EstablishafoundationtosupportCityparksandrecreationprograms
• PursuethemountainbikecollaborativeagreementtodeveloptrailswiththeNEWTS

C. 2-5 Year Goals

• EnhanceTreeCityUSAprogramandactivitiestoqualifyforaTCUSAgrowthaward
• ExploreoptionsforfundingoutlinedinPMPlikeestablishingaparksdistrictetc.;make

recommendation to City Council
D. Projects generally supported by the committee for which further planning is needed

• Developaforest/openspacemanagementplan
• SupportandpromoteasafepedestrianbridgeacrossYaquinaBay • SupportaNewporttrailconnectiontotheC2Ctrail
• ImproveandpromotefishingopportunitiesatBigCreekReservoir

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