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Corps seeks comments on Port of Morrow park proposal

Published June 13, 2014

PORTLAND, Ore. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is seeking public comments on its proposal to lease approximately 50 acres to the Port of Morrow near Boardman, Ore., for development as an outdoor recreation park.

The proposed lease would allow for the development of athletic fields, an amphitheater, a dog park, playgrounds, picnic areas and natural areas.  The park boundary would be set back 50 feet from the shoreline to maintain a natural riparian buffer.
The Corps’ draft environmental assessment of the impacts associated with this proposed action is available for public review and comment at

Questions or comments regarding the draft EA should be directed to Bobbi Jo McClain by telephone to 206-764-6968, e-mail to, or by mail to:

District Engineer
U.S. Army Corps of Engineer-Portland District
Attn:  CENWP-PM-E / Matthew Eppard
P.O. Box 2946
Portland, Oregon  97208-2946

Comments should reference public notice number CENWP-PM-E-14-09 and be submitted by July 11.


Scott Clemans

Release no. 14-041