Open Space Advisory Committee

Meetings

  • 4 p.m.
  • Second Thursday of each month
  • Currents Headquarters
    600 Cregg Lane
    Missoula, MT 59802

Agendas and Minutes

Go to current agendas and minutes (August 2019 to present.) 

On the Agendas and Minutes Page, use the filter button to the right of the search bar to filter by date or by the name of a board or committee.

Archived minutes and agendas: City Council and Board and Commission records from June 18, 2012, to July 19, 2019.

Please contact us at 552-6238 or email parksrec@ci.missoula.mt.us for assistance or more information.

Purpose

To do everything in its power to implement the Missoula Urban Area Open Space Plan and provide the Council with written recommendations concerning open space conservation proposals, including proposed acquisitions and trail development proposals, pursuant to the guidance of the Missoula Urban Area Open Space Plan.

OSAC Subcommittees

  • Subcommittee formed in January 2020
  • Meets only as needed

Subcommittee Agendas and Minutes

Current Agendas
Current Minutes

Members

  • 11 members
  • Staggered terms initially, then three year terms

Membership includes six members who reside within City limits and the remaining five members must reside in City limits or be within the Missoula Planning Region.  City Council shall appoint seven members and the Mayor shall appoint three members, with the remaining seat held, or appointed, by the City Parks and Recreation Board. All appointees must be qualified electors.

Members Start of Term End of Term
Mayoral Appointees        n/a        n/a
Julie Gardner (City Resident) March 1, 2020 Jan. 25, 2023
Alexis Gibson (Outside City Limits) Jan. 26, 2019 Jan. 25, 2021
Charles Besancon (City Resident) Jan. 26, 2019 Jan. 25, 2022
City Council Appointees        n/a         n/a
Daniel Gundlach (Park Board Appointment) March 12, 2019 Jan. 25, 2022
Robert Erickson (City Resident) Jan. 26, 2020 Jan. 25, 2023
Catherine Ipsen (City Resident) Jan. 26, 2018 Jan. 25, 2021
Kristine Akland (City Resident) Jan. 26, 2018 Jan. 25, 2021
Regan Whitworth (City Resident) Jan. 26, 2018 Jan. 25, 2021
Eric Anderson (Outside City Limits) Jan. 26, 2019 Jan. 25, 2022
Edward Monnig (City Resident) Jan. 26, 2019 Jan. 25, 2022
DeAnna Bublitz (City Resident) Jan. 26, 2019 Jan. 25, 2022

Authorization

12.56.070 (PDF)

City Council Committee

Conservation

Other Documents

2019 Updated Missoula Urban Area Open Space Plan (PDF)
2019 Missoula Urban Area Open Space Plan Appendices (PDF)

For more information contact the department liaison - Betsy Willett - Parks and Recreation, 406-552-6258.

Appointments

Position vacancies are advertised in the media approximately one month in advance. Interested in serving on a board? These are the vacant positions we are recruiting now.