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Oregon Bulletin

August 1, 2011

 

Oregon State Marine Board
Chapter 250

Rule Caption: This rule will close an area of the Willamette River in Lane County.

Adm. Order No.: OSMB 10-2011(Temp)

Filed with Sec. of State: 6-30-2011

Certified to be Effective: 7-1-11 thru 10-1-11

Notice Publication Date:

Rules Amended: 250-020-0221

Subject: This rule action will temporarily close an area of the Willamette River in Lane County due to construction associated with the I-5 Bridge project.

Rules Coordinator: June LeTarte—(503) 378-2617

250-020-0221

Boat Operations on Certain Waters in Lane County

(1) No person shall operate a motorboat in excess of 5 MPH (“Slow–No Wake”) in the following areas:

(a) Triangle Lake: Within 200 feet of a marked swimming area or a designated public launching ramp;

(b) Fern Ridge Lake:

(A) Within 200 feet of a marked swimming area or a designated public launching ramp;

(B) In the Coyote Creek Channel;

(C) Between shore and buoy line which extends southerly from the north shore to a point approximately 200 feet of the northern most Eugene Yacht Club mooring dock thence generally south and west approximately 200 feet of the docks to a point approximately 200 feet south of the Tri Pass Club mooring dock thence generally west to the southern tip of the Tri Pass Club dock as buoyed except for the buoyed corridor immediately south of the Eugene Yacht Club southernmost dock;

(D) South of the buoy line which extends easterly from a point approximately 100 yards north of the Perkins Boat Ramp to the adjacent shoreline;

(E) In the Main Long Tom River Channel.

(c) Dexter Dam Reservoir:

(A) Within 200 feet of a marked swimming area or a designated public launching ramp;

(B) Within 50 feet of the causeway crossing the reservoir.

(d) Lookout Point Reservoir:

(A) Within 200 feet of a marked swimming area or a designated public launching ramp;

(B) East of the Southern Pacific Railroad bridge.

(e) Dorena Dam Reservoir:

(A) Within 200 feet of a marked swimming area or a designated public launching ramp.

(B) Southeast of a line between markers on Humphrey Point and the northeast shore.

(f) Cottage Grove Reservoir:

(A) Within 200 feet of a marked swimming area or a designated public launching ramp;

(B) South of a line between a marker on the east shore, near the Wilson Creek area, and on the west shore near Cedar Creek.

(g) Hills Creek Reservoir:

(A) Within 200 feet of a marked swimming area or a designated public launching ramp;

(B) On Packard Creek arm west of Rigdon Road (USFS Road #21);

(C) On Hills Creek south of the Hills Creek Crossing Bridge;

(D) On the Middle Fork, Willamette River south of the Rigdon Road (USFS #21) (Upper Crossing) Bridge;

(E) No person shall operate a motorboat for any purpose on Larison Creek arm west of Rigdon Road (USFS Road #21)

(h) Collard Lakes;

(i) Picket Lake;

(j) Munsel Lake: West of the line of marker buoys;

(k) Fall Creek Lake:

(A) Within 200 feet of a designated public launching ramp or marked swimming area;

(B) On Fall Creek upriver from the buoys located approximately 200 feet downstream of the Big Fall Creek Road;

(C) On Winberry Creek upriver from the buoys located approximately 1800 feet downstream of the Winberry Creek Road Bridge.

(l) Siltcoos Lake:

(A) Within 200 feet of a designated public launching ramp or marked swimming area;

(B) Between shore and buoy line at the mouth if Kiechle Arm beginning at a point at the east shoreline of Arrowhead Point and extending northerly approximately 900 yards to a point approximately 100 yards off shore of Camp Baker during the period of June 1 through September 30.

(C) In Miller Arm north of the buoy line, located at the entrance near Nightingales’ Fishing Camp, during the period of May 1 through September 31.

(2) No person shall operate a motorboat in excess of 5 MPH on Leaburg Reservoir and the McKenzie River from the dam upstream to Good Pasture Bridge.

(3) No person shall operate a motorboat in excess of a “Slow-No Wake” speed within 300 feet of a boat launching ramp or a boat moorage on the following bodies of water (for purpose of this regulation, “Slow–No Wake” speed means the speed of a boat shall not exceed 5 MPH):

(a) Cougar Reservoir;

(b) Blue River Reservoir;

(c) Siuslaw River — between the river entrance and the highway bridge at Mapleton.

(4) No person shall operate a motorboat for any purpose on the following lakes: Scott, Melakwa, Hidden, Blair, Upper Erma Bell, Middle Erma Bell, Lower Erma Bell, Torrey, Whig, Wahanna, Rigdon, Lower Rigdon, Kiwa, Upper Eddeeleo, Round, Betty, and Alameda.

(5) No person shall operate a motorboat for any purpose in excess of 10 MPH on Munsel Lake east of the line of marker buoys, except from June 1 through September 30, between the hours of 10 a.m. and 5 p.m.

(6) No person shall operate a motorboat on the McKenzie River above Good Pasture Bridge, except a representative of the Oregon State Police or the County Sheriff’s Office pursuant to a criminal investigation or search and rescue operation.

(7) No person shall operate a motorboat, except with an electric motor:

(a) In the Old Long Tom River Channel;

(b) On Fern Ridge Reservoir south of State Highway 126;

(c) On Hult Reservoir.

(8) No person shall operate a propeller-driven airboat or non-displacement hull type hovercraft in the following areas on Fern Ridge Reservoir where there is emergent vegetation present:

(a) Coyote Creek area — east of a line beginning at the West Coyote Creek bridge at Highway 126 extending north approximately one mile to a point near the mouth of Coyote Creek, then extending north approximately 1.4 miles to a point located approximately 100 yards off shore of the northwest corner of Gibson Island;

(b) Amazon Bay area — east of a line beginning at a point located approximately 100 yards off shore of the northwest corner of Gibson Island extending northeast approximately one mile to the Shore Lane access;

(c) South Marsh area — west of a line extending from a point on the shoreline at the southern boundary of Zumwalt Park near the end of Vista Drive extending southeast approximately one mile to a point on the shoreline at the tip of Perkins Peninsula;

(d) Long Tom Area — southwest of a line beginning at a point on the shore line at the end of Moyer Lane extending southeast approximately 0.9 miles to a point on the west shoreline of the Jeans Peninsula at the north end of Winter Lane.

(9) No person shall operate a motorboat north and east of a line across the entrance of Bannister Cove on Lookout Point Reservoir, as marked.

(10) Use of internal combustion motors in boats and floatplanes operating on the surface of Waldo Lake is prohibited year round. “Watercraft” includes boats and floatplanes operating on the surface of Waldo Lake. Official use of internal combustion motors in watercraft operated on the surface of Waldo Lake by local, state or federal governmental officials or agents is allowed for the following activities: search and rescue, law enforcement and fire suppression. Previous approval by the Willamette National Forest Supervisor is required for other activities undertaken by local, state or federal government officials or agents that involve use of internal combustion motors in watercraft operated on the surface of Waldo Lake. Emergency landings of private or governmental floatplanes on Waldo Lake are allowed without previous approval.

(11) No person shall operate a boat for any purpose between July 1 and October 1, 2011, on the Willamette River between the low-head dam downstream of the “D” Street Ramp at Springfield and the downstream end of the I-5 Bridge construction project.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 830.110 & 830.175

Stats. Implemented: ORS 830.175

Hist.: MB 21, f. 8-23-63; MB 27, f. 6-3-65; MB 31, f. 6-20-66; MB 42, f. 12-3-68; MB 44, f. 8-21-69; MB 48, f. 6-28-71, ef. 7-25-71; MB 49, f. 8-14-72, ef. 9-1-72; MB 3-1979(Temp), f. & ef. 6-22-79; MB 5-1979, f. 7-31-79, ef. 8-1-79; Renumbered from 250-020-0131; MB 8-1981, f. & ef. 11-16-81; MB 5-1982, f. & ef. 6-1-82; MB 6-1982, f. & ef. 6-1-82; MB 15-1984, f. 11-30-84, ef. 12-1-84; MB 6-1995, f. & cert. ef. 7-14-95; MB 9-1996, f. & cert. ef. 5-29-96; OSMB 2-2000, f. & cert. ef. 7-14-00; OSMB 2-2001, f. & cert. ef. 1-25-01; OSMB 1-2008, f. & cert. ef. 1-15-08; OSMB 3-2010, f. & cert. ef. 1-15-10; OSMB 9-2010(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 5-6-10 thru 9-30-10; Administrative correction 10-26-10; OSMB 13-2010, f. & cert. ef 11-1-10; OSMB 5-2011(Temp), f. 3-28-11, cert. ef. 4-8-11 thru 4-11-11; Administrative correction, 4-25-11; OSMB 10-2011(Temp). f. 6-30-11, cert. ef. 7-1-11 thru 10-1-11

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