Category Archives: State Marine Board

Are you heading to Phillips Reservoir? A recent project has improved boater and angler access

Boaters and anglers now have improved access to Phillips Reservoir, with the recent completion of the Mason Dam boat ramp. Mason Dam is a popular and heavily used boat launch facility. Phillips Reservoir receives approximately 5,000 boating use days annually. This project was identified in the Oregon State Marine Board’s “Six-Year Plan” as a priority […]
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NEW RULES OF THE RIVER

Marine Board nixes wake enhancement device ban in many sections of the Willamette River. During a meeting at the Butteville Store about significantly altered boating rules in the portion of the Willamette River near Wilsonville known as the Newberg Pool, the mood of the room vacillated between outrage and a feeling of solidarity among riverside […]
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Linn County to receive $99,010 Marine Board grant

Linn County will receive a $99,010 grant from the Oregon State Marine Board to purchase precast concrete boat ramp planks for the Stayton Bridge access site.   The county will match the grant with $127,990 for a project total of $227,000.   Source: Linn County to receive $99,010 Marine Board grant | News | democratherald.com

Agency in charge of removing abandoned boats says it doesn’t have enough money

The agency in charge of hauling broken-down, toxic boats out of area rivers says it’s trying to make do with the money it has, and it doesn’t plan to ask for more. Source: Agency in charge of removing abandoned boats says it doesn’t have enough money | kgw.com

Oregon raft, kayak fees would increase to $17 per year under proposal

. A new plan would raise the fees on boats in Oregon to improve boat ramps and access points to state waterways. Source: Oregon raft, kayak fees would increase to $17 per year under proposal

Finding a middle ground

Two sides of conflict collaborate on proposed riverrule changes in Wilsonville area Source: Pamplin Media Group – Finding a middle ground

Oregon State Marine Board sends boat registration renewal notices

The Oregon State Marine Board mailed approximately 75,000 boat registration renewal notices to boaters whose boat registration expires on Dec. 31. Each renewal notice is unique to the owner and their boat. Boaters have three options to renew. Source: Oregon State Marine Board sends boat registration renewal notices | Local News | theworldlink.com

Editorial: Marine Board should be up front about fee

Put your canoe in a lake up in the Cascades, and the staff of Oregon Marine Board wants to charge you a new fee. It’s just one of many proposals for new fees and rules the Oregon Marine Board is scheduled to discuss at an open house at Eagle Crest on Oct. 16. The fee […]
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Marine Board sets Eagle Crest open house on 2019 proposals

The Oregon State Marine Board will be hosting an open house at Eagle Crest Resort west of Redmond on the evening of Tuesday, Oct. 16, to discuss the agency’s 2019 legislative concepts. Source: Marine Board sets Eagle Crest open house on 2019 proposals

State Marine Board seeks comments on rule change

To define ‘towed water sports’. The Oregon State Marine Board said this week it’s seeking written public comments on a proposed definition for “towed water sports.” The proposed definition will be used in local Boat Operation rules in Chapter 250. Where applicable, the agency is proposing to amend 10 MPH restrictions in local Boat Operation […]
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