2017 ORS 390.140¹
Powers and duties of State Parks and Recreation Director

(1) Under the direction of the State Parks and Recreation Commission, the State Parks and Recreation Director shall:

(a) Study and appraise the recreation needs of this state and assemble and disseminate information relative to recreation, considering both tourist and local needs.

(b) Investigate the recreation facilities, personnel, activities and programs existing or needed in the various areas in this state and, by consultation with the appropriate public or private authorities in such areas, assist in the development and coordination of recreation facilities, activities and programs.

(c) Advise, cooperate with and encourage counties, cities, districts and other local agencies, areas and communities interested in the development and use of recreation facilities, activities and programs for the public benefit.

(d) Recommend and promote standards for recreation facilities, personnel, activities and programs.

(e) Aid in recruiting, training and placing recreation personnel.

(f) Promote recreation institutes and conferences.

(2) Under the direction of the commission, the State Parks and Recreation Director may:

(a) Encourage and render assistance in the promotion of training programs for volunteer and professional recreation leaders in cooperation with other public and private agencies, persons, groups, organizations and institutions interested in recreation, and encourage the establishment of standards for recreation personnel.

(b) Assist any state agency in rendering recreation services and carrying out recreation functions in conformity with the authorized powers and duties of such state agency, and encourage and assist in the coordination of federal, state and local recreation facilities, personnel, activities and programs. [Formerly 366.182; 1979 c.186 §19; 1989 c.904 §11]

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Depart­ment of Transporta­tion authority to solicit gifts, grants, etc., (1978) Vol 38, p 2105

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 390—State and Local Parks; Recreation Programs; Scenic Waterways; Recreation Trails, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors390.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 390, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano390.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
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