District Advisory Board
The District Advisory Board (DAB) is an appointed board with nine members serving 4-year terms. Six of the DAB’s nine members are citizen volunteers recruited through advertisement, whereas three members are appointed designees from District partner organizations. NCPRD partners with two cities through Cooperative Intergovernmental Agreements: the City of Milwaukie and the City of Happy Valley. The third appointed designee is appointed by the Milwaukie Center’s Community Advisory Board.
The DAB makes recommendations to the District’s governing board, the Board of Clackamas County Commissioners, on the design, planning and development of parks and the provision of recreational programs in the district. Board members are important in representing citizens’ voices in NCPRD decisions and policies.
District Advisory Board Meetings – Resuming July 2019
On April 11, 2017 the Board of County Commissioners, acting as the Governing Board of North Clackamas Parks and Recreation District (NCPRD Board of Directors), suspended regular monthly meetings of the District Advisory Board indefinitely due to the withdrawal of the City of Happy Valley. In December 2018, the Clackamas County Circuit Court ruled that the City had not followed the appropriate Oregon statue to withdraw and that the City was still within the DIstrict’s boundaries. At the May 16, 2019 meeting of the NCPRD Board of Directors, the Board directed staff to restart regular monthly meetings of the District Advisory Board in order to discuss and make recommendations to revise its composition. The Board has requested these changes in representation will ultimately reflect the diversity of the District’s residents more accurately.
The District Advisory Board is currently recruiting for three vacancies under the current composition requirements provided in the DAB Bylaws. Please visit Clackamas County’s citizen involvement website at clackamas.us/abc. Apply directly by clicking here.
If you’d like to be added to NCPRD’s Public Meeting Notice Distribution List, please send an email to Caroline Patton at CPatton@ncprd.com.