Scenic Waterways

ORS 390.255
Use of funds to acquire land interests

  • conditions of grants


The State Parks and Recreation Department may enter into agreements with cities in Jackson County and with Jackson County and make grants of money from such funds as may be available therefor to assist them in acquiring any lands or any interest therein for scenic, park and recreational purposes in accordance with a plan adopted by the governing body of Jackson County. The grants of money that may be made by the department for the acquisition of any lands or interests shall not be less than 50 percent of such acquisition cost subject to availability of funds therefor. All remaining costs, including but not limited to future operation and maintenance costs, shall be borne by the city or county in a manner satisfactory to the department. No grant of money shall be made by the department under this subsection for any lands or interests acquired by a city or county prior to July 22, 1973.


The department may require such information, as it considers advisable, from a city or the county applying for a grant of money under ORS 390.250 (Development of recreational use of lands by Jackson County) (3). The department may impose such conditions on the agreements entered into under subsection (1) of this section and on the use of moneys granted pursuant thereto as the department considers necessary in carrying out the state policy declared in ORS 390.010 (Policy of state toward outdoor recreation resources). [1973 c.668 §2; 1989 c.904 §16]


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Jun. 26, 2021