Small Watercraft

ORS 830.618
Grants for nonmotorized boat waterway access

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As used in this section, “public body” has the meaning given that term in ORS 174.109 (“Public body” defined).


The State Marine Board may award grants under this section to public bodies, federally recognized Indian tribes in Oregon and federal agencies for the purposes of assisting with:


The purchase of real property, leases or easements in order to provide access to public waterways.


The construction, renovation, expansion or development of public boating facilities, including but not limited to public access to waterways and public sanitation facilities.


The construction, renovation, expansion or development of public play parks for nonmotorized boat use, such as whitewater parks and competition courses.


For the purpose of awarding grants under this section, the board shall develop a priority list, giving highest priority to:


Projects that serve nonmotorized boat users; and


Public boating facilities that are determined by the board to have the greatest need for construction, renovation, expansion or development.


The board shall adopt rules for implementing the grant program described in this section. [2019 c.507 §3]


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Mar. 11, 2023