Board Meetings

The Board of Directors typically meets on the third Tuesday of the month at 6:00 PM. Meetings have typically been held in the West Multnomah SWCD 4th Floor conference rooms (Rooms 452 A & B, at the Montgomery Park building, 2701 NW Vaughn Street) however during the COVID-19 pandemic, board meetings will take place remotely until further notice. Please refer to our Events page for more information about specific meetings. If the date or location is different than typical meetings, it will be reflected in the events calendar.  Montgomery Park is ADA accessible and all efforts will be made to accommodate all special needs with appropriate notice. We invite you to review our Policy on Public Participation.

The next meeting of the Board of Directors is on Tuesday, September 20, 2022 beginning at 6:00 p.m.
Adopted minutes (from the previous meeting) and related documents are posted here soon after the board meeting and are available for viewing in the District office.


9/20/22: Agenda, Draft 8/16/22 minutes, Treasurer’s reports, Resolution on Annual Meeting date, Staff reports

8/16/22: Agenda, Attachments

7/2022: No July meeting.

6/21/22: Agenda, Draft 5/17/22 board meeting minutes, Treasurer’s Reports, District Annual Work Plans FY23, Annual Approval of District Work Plan, Staff reports

5/17/22: Agenda, Draft Budget Committee Meeting minutesTreasurer’s reports, Civil Rights for Partners Checklist, Staff reports

4/19/22: Budget Committee Meeting and Board Meeting Agenda, Approved Budget Committee meeting minutes, Approved board meeting minutesProposed FY23 Budget, Budget Committee presentation, Treasurer’s Reports, Staff reports

3/15/22: Agenda, Approved minutes, Treasurer’s reports, District Annual Work Plans, Annual work plan presentation, Staff reports

2/15/22: Agenda, Approved minutes, Treasurer’s reports, Resolution to adopt Business Continuity Plan, Budget Officer appointment & Budget calendar acceptance, Staff reports

1/18/22: Agenda, Approved minutes, Treasurer’s reports, Gender Terminology and Inclusive Practices, Director emails on potential office move, Staff reports


12/21/21: Agenda, Approved minutes, Audited Financial Statement Year ended June 30, 2021, Treasurer’s reports, Staff reports

11/16/21: Agenda, Approved minutes, Treasurer’s reports, Resolution 2021.11.16, Staff reports, OACD 2021 Election Ballot, Microaggression Training

10/19/2021: Agenda, Approved Annual Meeting minutes, Approved 10/19/21 Board Meeting Minutes, Treasurer’s reports – Month of September, Resolution to Adopt Information Security Policy, Staff reports

9/21/2021: Agenda, Approved minutes, Sturgeon Lake-Dairy Creek presentation, Treasurer’s reports – month of August, Treasurer’s reports – month of July, SDAO Board Practices Assessment, SDAO Assessment Recommendations letter, Staff reports. Materials for repeated 2019 Annual Meeting: Audit report, FY 2019-2020 Annual Report

8/2021: No August meeting.

7/20/21: Agenda, Approved minutes, Treasurer’s reports, Board Practices Assessment SDAO materials, Resolution 07-20-2021a Annual Meeting Date 2019 for 2021, Resolution 07-20-2021b 2021 Annual Meeting Date, Staff reports

6/15/21: Agenda, Approved Board Meeting minutes, Approved Budget Hearing Minutes, Treasurer’s Reports, Resolution to close out Sturgeon Lake Fund, LRBP Progress Report, Staff reports, Resolution adopting LRBP, FY21-22 Annual Work Plans, Budget Hearing package

5/18/21: Agenda, Approved minutes, Treasurer’s Reports, LRBP Review Draft – May, LRBP Progress Report, NRCS-ODA-WMSWCD Memorandum of Understanding, NRCS Unfunded Cooperative Agreement, Skyview Forest WWMP Application, Staff Reports

4/20/21: Agenda, Budget Committee Meeting approved minutes, Board Meeting approved minutes, Recovering America’s Wildlife Act, LRBP Progress Report, Treasurer’s Reports, Staff Reports

3/16/21: Agenda, Approved minutes, Treasurer’s Reports, Recommendation for Budget Committee appointment, LRBP Progress Report, Annual Work Plans for FY 2021-2022, Staff reports

2/16/21: Agenda, Approved minutes, LRBP Draft v2, LRBP February Report, Treasurer’s Reports, Budget Officer & Budget Committee Member appointments, NRCS_Civil Rights for Partners checklist, Staff reports

1/19/21: Agenda, Approved minutes, Draft questions to PGE re: Harborton Wetlands, LRBP: Goals & Tactics, LRBP: Goals only, LRBP: Report, Staff reports, Treasurer’s reports


12/15/20: Agenda, Approved minutes, Audited Financials Fiscal Year 2020, PGE Harborton Wetlands restoration, Treasurer’s Reports, LRBP Report & Attachments, Staff reports

11/17/20: Agenda, Approved minutes, Treasurer’s Reports, LRBP Report & Attachments, OACD Election Ballot, OACD Election Candidate Statements, Resolution Adopting Revised Officer Elections and Terms Policy, Staff Reports, NRCS Staff Updates

10/20/20: Agenda, Approved Annual Meeting Minutes, Approved Board Meeting Minutes, 10/7/20 & 10/9/20 Board Retreat Draft Minutes, Treasurer’s Reports, Resolution to Adopt Vision & Mission, LRBP Board Report and Goals, Resolution to Adopt Prevention of Workplace Discrimination, Harassment, and Retaliation Policy, Staff reports

10/7 & 10/9/20: Two-part board retreat. Agenda

9/15/20: Agenda, Approved minutes, 8/18/20 draft minutes, Treasurer’s reports, LRBP Board report, Resolution for public contracting rules, Resolution for date for Annual Meeting, Staff reports

8/18/2020: Agenda, Approved minutes, Treasurer’s Reports – June, Treasurer’s Reports – July, Survey on Eligibility Criteria, Board Eligibility white paper, Director Eligibility Survey – June 2020, Director Eligibility draft letter to Oregon Association of Conservation Districts (OACD) and the Soil and Water Conservation Commission (SWCC), LRBP Report & Attachments, Staff reports

7/2020: No July meeting.

6/16/20: Agenda, Approved minutes, Budget Hearing materials: Budget Hearing cover page, FY21 TSCC Certification Letter, Public notice and LB forms for adoption, Budget sensitivity analysis, Board resolution to adopt FY21 budget; Board meeting materials: Treasurer’s reports – May, 2020-2021 Annual work plans, Survey on Eligibility Criteria for Directors, Board eligibility white paper, Director eligibility survey, Long Range Business Plan updates, Staff reports

5/19/20: Agenda, Approved minutes, Treasurer’s reports, LRBP – Information Gathering report, LRBP – Mission, Vision, Values Questions, LRBP – Update report, Staff reports

4/21/20: Agenda, Approved Budget Committee meeting minutes, Approved Board meeting minutes, Treasurer’s reports, Resolution on granting delegation of authority on Sturgeon Lake, Long Range Business Plan April updates, Staff reports

3/17/20: Agenda, Approved minutes, Treasurer’s reports, Long Range Business Plan Success Criteria, Conservation Scope Advisory Committee (CSAC) DRAFT Plan, Staff reports

2/18/20: Agenda, Approved minutes, Treasurer’s Reports, Annual Work Plans, Budget Committee and Officer Appointments, Staff Reports

1/21/20: Agenda, Approved minutes, Treasurer’s Reports, Communications in 2020, DEI Guiding Principles, Resolution to Adopt Board Duties and Responsibilities and Meeting Rules, Staff Reports


12/17/19: Agenda, Approved minutes, LRBP updates and decision making chart,  Treasurer’s reports,  Resolution to adopt prevention of workplace discrimination, OACD articles of incorporation, Staff reports

11/19/19: Agenda, Approved minutes, Treasurer’s Reports, Auditor’s report, LRBP update on community engagement and outreach, LRBP Board Interview Instructions and materials, Board Practices Assessment (BPA), BPA consultant’s recommendations, NRCS Civil Rights for partners checklist, ODFW thank you letter for Wildlife Tax Incentive Program Interns, Staff reports, Equity lens draft, Presentation on Sturgeon Lake monitoring

10/15/19: Agenda, Approved minutes, Treasurer’s Reports, Staff Reports, Resolution to Adopt Supplemental Budget for General Fund and Sturgeon Lake Restoration Project, SDIS Best Practices, LRBP Update, OACD Proposed Bylaw Amendments, Ballot for OACD Bylaws Amendments, Metro Parks and Nature Bond Resolution, Metro Parks and Nature Bond Measure Fact Sheet, Monitoring for Conservation Success Presentation

9/17/19: Agenda, Approved minutes, Treasurer’s reports 7-2019, Treasurer’s reports 8-2019, Staff reports, Collaborative Restoration Partnership Draft MOU, ODFW Letter re Bills Crossing, Letter of Support, Staff recommendation – North Tualatin Mountains Master Access Plan, OACD bylaw amendments, Ballot for OACD Bylaws amendment, OACD Bylaws redline version, Written public testimony Thompson, Written public testimony Chesarek, Written public testimony McCurdy

8/21/19: Agenda, Approved minutes, Treasurer’s reports, Staff reports, Long Range Business Plan update

No July meeting: Treasurer’s reports, Staff reports

6/12/19: Agenda, Approved minutes, Notice of Budget Hearing, Budget Committee Meeting Minutes, TSCC Budget Certification Letter, Resolution A to Adopt Budget, Draft Summary of Board Roles in FY 19-20 DEI Work Plan, Treasurer’s Reports, Resolution B Extending Workers Compensation Coverage to Volunteers, MOU for the Forest Park Alliance with Application to the Greater Forest Park Conservation Initiative, Resolution C Granting Delegation of Authority to Enter Permanent Easements, DEI Report, Staff Reports, ODA Capacity Grant Application with Attachments, FY 19-20 Annual Work Plans

5/8/19: Agenda, Approved minutes, Urban Development Initiative Summary and presentationDEI Workplan, Staff reports

5/8/19 Public Hearing: Easement 1Easement 2Easement 3Easement 4

4/17/19: Board and Budget Committee meeting: Agenda, Approved minutesDEI Report, Treasurer Reports February 2019, Treasurer Reports March 2019, Staff reports

4/4/19 Special Meeting: Agenda, Approved minutes, OACD proposed revised bylaws 

3/13/19: Agenda, Approved minutesResolution A – Adopting Revised Officer Elections, Resolution B – Adopting Supplemental Budget, Resolution C – Adopting Revised Financial Policies, Board Equity Lens Training notes, OACD Proposed Revised Bylaws, Staff Reports, Treasurer’s Reports, Staff Presentation: Invasive Species Partnerships, Garlic Mustard Integrated Pest Management Guide

2/13/19: Agenda, Approved MinutesBudget Calendar, Staff Annual Work Plans, DEI Report, Staff reports, Treasurer’s Reports

1/26/19: Approved Minutes, Special meeting – Board training on District’s equity lens: Agenda, Framework, Draft Equity Lens, Sample Exercise Document

1/9/2019: Approved MinutesAgendaTreasurer’s Reports, Staff Reports, Additional materials distributed at the meeting: OACD Legislative Issues, Tualatin SWCD Forestry update, WMSWCD Forestry update


12/12/2018: Approved MinutesAgendaTreasurer’s Reports, Auditor’s Reports and Financial Statements, Staff Recommendation – Multnomah County Land Use Decision and Permits for Metro Parks and Nature’s North Tualatin Mountains Access Master Plan, DEI Initiative ReportResolution — District Purchases From Board Member Operated Or Owned Businesses, Staff Reports, Public Testimony on Metro’s North Tualatin Mountains Access Master Plan: Carol Chesarek

11/7/2018: Approved MinutesAgendaTreasurer’s Reports, Staff Reports

10/10/2018: Approved Annual Meeting MinutesApproved Board Meeting MinutesAgenda, DEI Staff Report, Staff Reports, Treasurer’s Report July 2018, Treasurer’s Report August 2018

9/12/2018: Approved MinutesAgendaTreasurer’s ReportsResolution — Modifying the Format of Resolution No. 2018-06-13AResolution — Establish Date of Annual Meeting, Staff ReportsOregon Association of Conservation Districts Update

No August meeting: Staff Reports, DEI Staff Report

7/11/2018: Approved Minutes, Agenda, Treasurer’s Reports, DEI Staff Report, Staff Reports.

6/13/2018: Approved MinutesAgenda, Treasurer’s Reports,  DEI Staff Report, Staff Reports, TSCC Certification of Budget Letter for Board, Approved to Adopted Budget RecommendationsWMSWCD Board Resolution to Adopt BudgetFinal Resolution Adopting a Public Participation in WMSWCD Board Meeting, Public Comment-WMSWCD Endorsement of Metro’s N. Tualatin Mountains Access Master PlanAnnual Work Plan for Fiscal Year 2018-2019 for Board ApprovalOregon Clean Energy Jobs Bill BriefKey Pacific Coastal Salmon Recovery Fund Talking Points-2018, Oregon Agricultural Heritage Program Brief

5/9/2018: Approved MinutesAgenda, Treasurer’s Reports, DEI Staff Report, Staff Reports, Public Testimony on Metro’s North Tualatin Mountains Access Master Plan: Mike Lindberg, Alexandra Clarke, John Miller and Alexandra Clarke, Hank McCurdy

4/11/2018 Approved Minutes

3/14/2018 Approved Minutes

2/14/2018 Approved Minutes

1/10/2018 Approved Minutes




10/12/2017 – Annual meeting & Board meeting


8/9/2017 – No August meeting held





4/26/2017 Special Meeting Minutes







10/29/2016 (Meeting in place of November board meeting)



8/4/2016 – No August meeting held









12/3/2015 – No December meeting held




8/6/2015 – No August meeting held









12/4/2014 – No December meeting held










2/6/2014 – Cancelled due to inclement weather