OTE - Oregon Travel Experience

Oregon Travel Information Council to meet

Posted on: July 13th, 2015 by Madeline MacGregor in Meetings & Reports, News & Press | No Comments

The Oregon Travel Information Council (OTIC) will meet twice this week:

The Council will hold a planning retreat on Wednesday, July 15, 2015 at the University Place Hotel & Conference Center, 310 SW Lincoln Street, Portland OR 97201 beginning at 9:00 a.m. The retreat agenda may be downloaded or printed by linking to the PDF OTIC Retreat Agenda July 15-16 2015_Pub

On Thursday, July 16, the Council will participate in the Oregon Transportation …

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OTE 2014 -2019 Strategic Plan

Posted on: June 23rd, 2014 by Madeline MacGregor in Meetings & Reports | No Comments

Plan will guide agency through its goals and work plans

Our agency’s five year plan is presented for your review.
The following is a condensed version of the entire plan document but may still take a minute to download on your browser: 14strategic plan_condensed
Some graphics may not be clear due to file compression if you print this document. If you would prefer a print copy at full resolution, please check with your supervisor …

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2013 Annual Update to the Oregon Legislature and Agency Partners

Posted on: March 28th, 2014 by Madeline MacGregor in Meetings & Reports, News & Press | No Comments

Oregon Travel Experience 2013 Legislative Update

As a semi-independent state agency, Oregon Travel Experience and its Council report to the Oregon Legislature annually. Since our elected officials change seats during election cycles or retire, and new faces take their place on committees, we like to introduce our services to incoming members of the Legislature. These annual reports are also beneficial to Oregonians who are curious about their government and about what programs each agency is responsible …

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OTE 2012 Historical Markers & Heritage Trees Travel Brochure

Posted on: March 30th, 2012 by Madeline MacGregor in Meetings & Reports, News & Press, Roadways and Waysides | 2 Comments

One of our best publications. Made expressly for historians and tree lovers who like to carry a map in the glovebox or sun visor pocket. This “take-it-with-you-wherever-you-go” brochure contains 20 pages of Historical Marker and Heritage Tree locations.
Newly added for 2012 are the Regional Marker series which is supported by community sponsorship and Heritage Audio Tour stops. We’re pretty sure ou’ll love the colorful maps and images.
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2011 Oregon Travel Experience Heritage Programs Annual Report

Posted on: March 30th, 2012 by Madeline MacGregor in Meetings & Reports, News & Press, Roadways and Waysides | No Comments

As part of Oregon Travel Experience’s new line of heritage publications, we have produced an annual report. If you want to learn about the Oregon Heritage Tree and Historical Marker Committees 2011 accomplishments and goals, this is a great starting point. You can also find out more about what our heritage programs do throughout the entire year.
Contact our office for a free printed copy. Copies are limited and unavailable in …

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Council to hold quarterly meeting

Posted on: November 22nd, 2011 by Madeline MacGregor in Meetings & Reports, News & Press | No Comments

The regular quarterly meeting of Oregon Travel Experience’s governing council is slated for Friday, December 9, 2011. The meeting will be held via teleconference. Public comment  may be submitted in writing, email, or by attending the conference at OTE’s 1500 Liberty St SE, Salem offices during the time allotted.
The following is a tentative agenda:
Meeting time: 10:00 a.m until noon (may end earlier if discussion is abbreviated).

Introductions

Public comment

Executive reports:

CEO’s report
Approval of …

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August 2011 Historical Marker Commitee meeting minutes

Posted on: November 2nd, 2011 by Madeline MacGregor in Meetings & Reports | No Comments

The following is an excerpt from the August 22, 2011 Historical Marker Committee meeting minutes: The OTE sign crew brought back the Meacham marker to the Salemtowne workshop. The Salemtowne volunteers report that the sign is not salvageable due to wood deterioration. The committee will need to decide if the marker should be replaced or allowed to be retired. The committee decided to table this discussion until the next meeting. …

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June 2011 Historical Marker Committee meeting minutes

Posted on: November 2nd, 2011 by Madeline MacGregor in Meetings & Reports | No Comments

The following is an excerpt from the June 7, 2011 Historical Marker Committee meeting minutes: The second application came from the southern coast meeting held in August 2010 which stimulated interest in a marker celebrating the Hollering Place outside of Coos Bay. This is an excellent partnership with the Tribe. The committee felt the concept should move forward. George Forbes and Eliza Canty-Jones will serve on a subcommittee to move …

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February 2011 Historical Marker Committee meeting minutes

Posted on: November 2nd, 2011 by Madeline MacGregor in Meetings & Reports | No Comments

The following is an excerpt from the February 1, 2011 Historical Marker Committee meeting minutes: OTE Council member George Forbes reported that OTE celebrated their first year managing rest areas on a positive note. Collaboration with other agencies, organizations, and law enforcement made it possible to accomplish major goals. Forbes stated that the 2011 Legislative Session has begun and that there are bills that will affect OTE if passed. (Link …

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February 2011 council meeting

Posted on: October 25th, 2011 by Madeline MacGregor in Meetings & Reports | No Comments

The February 25, 2011 full council meeting was held in Oregon Travel Experience’s Salem headquarters. The following text is only a preview of the minutes. Link to the full text by using the “read more” link below.
CEO report; Cheryl Gribskov, Oregon Travel Experience: Gribskov reflected on how as the only state agency that could allow logo signs and sale of space, the Oregon Travel Information Council (OTIC) had operated with …

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