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Advisory Boards, Committees, and Councils

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APPLICATION FOR COMMITTEES, BOARDS AND TASK FORCES

Application for BOC Appointments

Ambulance Service Area Advisory Committee
Due to a term expiration, the Ambulance Service Area Advisory Committee has a vacant Law Enforcement position.  

MANDATED: Yes
FUNCTION: Review & recommend selection criteria for ambulance service franchisee;provide info to BOC from consumers, providers & med community; periodically review ASA plan
FOUNDATION: ORS 682.031; Ordinance 04-13
MEMBERSHIP REQUIREMENTS: See positions
POSITIONS: 1 physician w/emerg med care exper; 1 EMT or paramedic; 1 hosp administrator; 1 RN w/emerg med care exper; 1 law enforcement officer; 1 fire dept rep; 1 dispatch ctr rep; 2 lay (county admin & staff ex-officio)
TERM: 3 years, expiring 4/20 (Initial appts staggered)
NUMBER OF MEMBERS: 9 appt'd; 5 for quorum; majority of total members req'd to pass motions
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS: Reorganized & restructured by Ordinance 04-13, effective 1/16/05
INFORMATION CONTACT: Commissioner Sue Gold

MEMBERS LIST LINK

10 Year Plan

Board of Property Tax Appeals

MANDATED: Yes
FUNCTION: Hears & reviews petitions for reductions of assessed property values
FOUNDATION: ORS 309.020; 309-067
MEMBERSHIP REQUIREMENTS: 1 of county governing body or nonoffice-holding designee, plus 2 nonoffice-holding residents who are not employed by county or taxing dist
POSTIONS: Pools of 3: 1 commissioner or designee; 2 lay (see member reqmts)
TERM: From appt date to 6/30
NUMBER OF MEMBERS: At least 1 pool of 3
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS: Appts. On or before Oct. 15 each year. Training during appt. year, then every other year required.
INFORMATION CONTACT: Deputy County Clerk (Recording) 541-247-3295  1-800-243-7620

MEMBERS LIST LINK

Budget Committee

MANDATED: Yes
FUNCTION: Review & provide input on county budget (meets up to 2 weeks per year)
FOUNDATION:ORS 294.414
MEMBERSHIP REQUIREMENTS: Experience with municipal budgets or background in accounting or finance
POSTIONS: Members of the governing body and a number, equal to the number of members of the governing body; 1 north; 1 central; 1 south
TERM: 3 years; staggered so that one-third of the terms of the appointive members end each year.
NUMBER OF MEMBERS: 6
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS: Appointive members of the committee may not be officers, agents or employees of the municipal corporation
INFORMATION CONTACT: Board of Commissioners' Office: BOC_Office@co.curry.or.us or 541-247-3296

Building Codes Appeals Board

MANDATED:
FUNCTION: Provide forum for resolutions of disputes regarding interpretation of Building Codes. Hears appeals of county official's interpretation of code
FOUNDATION: Section 204; State Building Code; Ordinance 90-23
MEMBERSHIP REQUIREMENTS: Professional: experience and/or training in building trades
POSTIONS: 5 professional; 2 lay; 1 county building official "ex officio"
TERM: 4 years ending 8/30
NUMBER OF MEMBERS: 8; 4 for quorum
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS:
INFORMATION CONTACT: Curry County Building Official 888-811-1520 or 541-247-3304

CCD Business Development Corporation Board of Directors

MANDATED: No
FUNCTION: Act as liaison between local business community and CCD Business Development and its available services. Encourage new businesses & expansion of existing businesses.
FOUNDATION: ORS references State Business Development
MEMBERSHIP REQUIREMENTS: A background and expertise in internal controls, financial risk management, commercial lending, legal issues relating to commercial lending, and corporate governance. Directors may be either currently employed or retired. A CDC must have at least one voting director that represents the economic, community or workforce development fields, and at least two voting directors that represent the commercial lending field.
POSTIONS: 2 Govt reps; 2 Financial Inst. reps; 2 Econ Dev reps; 2 Business reps
TERM: 1 year, from 7/1 to 6/30
NUMBER OF MEMBERS: 8 each Coos, Curry, Douglas
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS: Appoint & send copies of appt. orders to CCD Business Dev before 5/1 each year
INFORMATION CONTACT: CCD Business Dev 541-672-6728 ccd@ccdbusiness.com

Citizen Involvement Committee

MANDATED: Yes
FUNCTION: Assist BOC in developing program to promote and enhance citizen involvement in land use planning.
FOUNDATION: ORS 197.160
MEMBERSHIP REQUIREMENTS: Knowledge, background, or experience with Curry land use helpful.
POSTIONS: Geographic & occupational diversity. No 2 w/same occupation. One from south, central, north.
TERM: 3 years
NUMBER OF MEMBERS: 3
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS: Serves at pleasure of BOC
INFORMATION CONTACT: Planning Dept. 888-811-1520 or 541-247-3304

MEMBER LIST LINK

Compensation Board

MANDATED: Yes
FUNCTION: Annually review the compensation paid to persons comparably employed by the State of Oregon, local public bodies and private businesses within a labor market deemed appropriate by the board for each elective officer. The board shall take into account such factors as the number of employees supervised and the size of the budget administered by each elective officer, the duties and responsibilities of each elective officer, and the compensation paid to subordinates and other appointed employees who serve in positions of comparable management responsibility. The board shall prepare and approve by majority vote a recommended compensation schedule for the elective officers and shall submit the recommended compensation schedule to the county governing body
FOUNDATION: 2007 ORS 204.112
MEMBERSHIP REQUIREMENTS: Knowledgeable in personnel and compensation management
TERM: Terms shall be for three years.
NUMBER OF MEMBERS: Three to five members
INFORMATION CONTACT: Curry County Board of Commissioners' Office BOC_Office@co.curry.or.us  or 541-247-3296

Coos-Curry Housing Authority

MANDATED: Yes
FUNCTION: Undertake & develop programs to assist residents in providing safe and sanitary dwelling accommodations for low income renters.
FOUNDATION: ORS 456.075; Curry Resolution 7/22/76
MEMBERSHIP REQUIREMENTS:
POSTIONS: 4 Coos; 4 Curry; 1 tenant of affordable housing
TERM: 4 years, expiring 7/21; staggered *changed from 5 yrs 8/09
NUMBER OF MEMBERS: 9
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS: Coordinated by North Bend City/Coos-Curry Housing Auth (FAX 541-756-4990)
INFORMATION CONTACT: Marka Turner 541-751-2042; Mturner@ccnbchas.org

Curry County Transit Advisory Committee

MANDATED
:  Yes
FUNCTION: To advice the Public Transit Service District on matters that pertain to the transportation needs of those utilizing the transit system; to encourage and promote services that meet those needs; and review, advise, and assist in the distribution of moneys from the Special Transportation Fund and State Transportation Improvement Fund.
FOUNDATION: Order No 20548, 20549 and 20550 passed July 24, 2018
MEMBERSHIP REQUIREMENTS: Reside in the County or district, knowledgeable about the transportation needs of the elderly and disabled persons, either a person, a representative of, or a provider of service to the elderly, low income or disabled residing in the County or district.
TERM: 3 years
NUMBER OF MEMBERS: 5-9
INFORMATION CONTACT: Commissioner Sue Gold

Fair Board
Due to term expirations on December 31, 2018, two (2) Fair Board vacancies will occur. The terms will be for 3 years, expiring on December 31, 2021.  Click the link at the top of the page for an application to apply for either of these positions.
MANDATED: Yes
FUNCTION: Manages fairgrounds, fair properties, business, financial & other affairs. Promotes utilization of fairground facilities.
FOUNDATION: ORS 565.210
MEMBERSHIP REQUIREMENTS: Ability to be bonded.
POSTIONS:
TERM: 3 years from the January following appt, expiring 1/1
NUMBER OF MEMBERS: Minimum 3, Maximum 7
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS: Fair Mgr: Nikki Sparks
INFORMATION CONTACT: Event Center Manager 877-739-4228 or 541-247-4541

Farm Board of Review

MANDATED: Yes
FUNCTION: Reviews & advises Assessor on factors used in determining values for farm use of farmland.
FOUNDATION: ORS 308A.095
MEMBERSHIP REQUIREMENTS: Knowledge & experience in farmland values.
POSTIONS: 2 Assessor appts.;2 BOC appts; 1 F B appt.
TERM: 2 years, exp 12/30; 1 year for FB appointee; unexp terms
NUMBER OF MEMBERS: 4 plus 1
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS:
INFORMATION CONTACT: Assessor 800-242-7601 or 541-247-3294

Forestland-Urban Interface Classification Committee

MANDATED: Yes
FUNCTION: Educate property owners in forestland-urban interface areas in reducing wildfire hazards
FOUNDATION: ORS 477.027; Order 13100
MEMBERSHIP REQUIREMENTS: One member must be permanent resident of forestland-urban interface area.
POSTIONS: 3 apptd by BOC; 1 apptd by State Forester; 1 apptd by State Fire Marshall
TERM: 4 years at pleasure of BOC
NUMBER OF MEMBERS: 5
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS: BOC may reappt to any number of terms or replace members with written notice to State Forester
INFORMATION CONTACT: CFPA 541 572 2796

Local Public Safety Coordinating Council

MANDATED: Yes
FUNCTION: Shall develop and recommend to BOC plans to provide for and influence public safety.
FOUNDATION: ORS 423.560
MEMBERSHIP REQUIREMENTS: Comprised of members of agencies that provide for and influence public safety.
POSTIONS: Comm; police chf; sheriff; DA; st court judge; pub defndr/def atty;mayor; city mgr/city rep; Comm Corr supv; educ rep; CCCCF rep; Health Dir; Hum Serv Dir; Juv Dir; child/ fam svc rep; subst abuse prev coord; OYA rep; OSP rep; hosp rep; 3 lay
TERM: At pleasure of B.O.C. except: 3 lay (2 years) and student (1 schl year)
NUMBER OF MEMBERS: 23 named positions; quorum= majority voting members present; 5 minimum
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS: BOC appts lay members. OSP, OYA, student rep are non-voting; addl voting members may be added with LPSCC & BOC approval
INFORMATION CONTACT: Commissioner Court Boice or David Denney

Public Notice

PEG Task Force

MANDATED: No
FUNCTION: To determine how to most effectively spend PEG funds to best meet the needs of the County, other local governments, education system, and the public, and to make a recommendation to the Board of Curry County Commissioners regarding its findings.
MEMBERSHIP REQUIREMENTS: Curry County resident.
NUMBER OF MEMBERS: 5
POSTIONS: The Task Force shall consist of five members to include one representative from the Information Technology (IT) Department, one representative from the Facilities Maintenance Department, one employee from the Commissioners’ Office, and two lay positions.
TERM: Unless otherwise ordered by the Board, the PEG Task Force members shall serve until December 31, 2015, at which time the Task Force shall be disbanded.
INFORMATION CONTACT: BOC_Office@co.curry.or.us or 541-247-3296

Planning Commission
There are two Planning Commission vacancies.  One is for a north county resident with the position term expiring May 20, 2020. One is for a south county resident with the position term expiring  April 1, 2021. Click the link at the top of the page for an application to apply for either of these positions. 

MANDATED: Yes
FUNCTION: Make decisions on subdivision applications and appeals of staff decisions on land use permits. Advise the Board of Commissioners on land use policy changes.
FOUNDATION: ORS 215.020 Ordinance 4/1/68
MEMBERSHIP REQUIREMENTS: Equal geographic representation and occupational diversity (no more than 2 in same occupation or profession)
POSTIONS: 2 each: north, central, south and one at large position
TERM: 4 years for six commissioners and 2 years for at large position
NUMBER OF MEMBERS: 7
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS: Notify County Clerk of new appointments
INFORMATION CONTACT: Community Development Department 541-247-3284

Solid Waste & Recycling Advisory Committee

MANDATED: Yes
FUNCTION: Oversee & review solid waste & recycling programs. Meets quarterly.
FOUNDATION: CC Code 2.05.060, 070, 080; Ord 02-01
MEMBERSHIP REQUIREMENTS:
POSTIONS: 1 rep of solid waste franchisee, 3 officials of 3 cities in county; 3 lay (geographic) incl 2 from unincorp areas, l non-voting liaison commissioner
TERM: 3 years, expiring 7/22
NUMBER OF MEMBERS: 8
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS:
INFORMATION CONTACT: Commissioner Sue Gold

Veterans' Advisory Council

MANDATED: No
FUNCTION: Provide forum for veterans groups to coordinate & report activities & make recommendations to BOC.
FOUNDATION: Resolution adopted 1/30/06
MEMBERSHIP REQUIREMENTS: Must be nominated by veterans organization
POSTIONS: 1 from each local post of vets' organization/1 womens' auxiliary.
TERM:
NUMBER OF MEMBERS: *8 (positions may be added by membership vote)
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS: VSO recruits for vacancies, BOC makes appts.
INFORMATION CONTACT: Anthony Voudy, VSO 541-247-3205 or 866-298-0404

Combined Transit Service and STF Advisory Committees

10/15/17 CTSSAC Minutes      
02/17/16 CTSSAC Minutes      
02/15/15 CTSSAC Minutes