Open Space Advisory Committee


  • 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 for assistance or more information.


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


  • 12 members
  • Three year terms

Membership includes six members who are City residents, five members who reside either in the city or in an area within a 4.5 mile radius of the city and one member appointed by the Parks and Recreation Board. Appointment is by the City Council. All appointees must be qualified electors.

Members Start of Term End of Term
John Smith March 6, 2017 Jan. 25, 2020
Daniel Gundlach March 12, 2019 Jan. 25, 2022
Robert Erickson Jan. 26, 2017 Jan. 25, 2020
Catherine Ipsen Jan. 26, 2018 Jan. 25, 2021
Kristine Akland Jan. 26, 2018 Jan. 25, 2021
Regan Whitworth Jan. 26, 2018 Jan. 25, 2021
Alexis Gibson Jan. 26, 2018 Jan. 25, 2021
Eric Anderson Jan. 26, 2019 Jan. 25, 2022
Edward Monnig Jan. 26, 2019 Jan. 25, 2022
DeAnna Bublitz Jan. 26, 2019 Jan. 25, 2022
Charles Besancon Jan. 26, 2019 Jan. 25, 2022
David Cole (Park Board Appointment)         n/a         n/a


12.56.070 (PDF)

City Council Committee


Other Documents

2006 Updated Open Space Plan (PDF)

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


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.