Advisory Boards, Committees, and Councils
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Application for BOC Appointments
Ambulance Service Area Advisory Committee
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/emergency med care experience; 1 EMT or paramedic; 1 hospital administrator; 1 RN w/emergency med care experience; 1 law enforcement officer; 1 fire department rep; 1 dispatch center 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 January 16, 2005.
INFORMATION CONTACT: Commissioner Sue Gold
Board of Property Tax Appeals
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 appointment date to June 30th
NUMBER OF MEMBERS: At least 1 pool of 3
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS: Appts. On or before October 15th each year. Training during appt. year, then every other year required.
INFORMATION CONTACT: Deputy County Clerk (Recording) 541-247-3295 1-800-243-7620
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FUNCTION: Review & provide input on county budget (meets up to 2 weeks per year)
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
CCD Business Development Corporation Board of Directors
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 email@example.com
Citizen Involvement Committee
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
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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
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
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 Amateur Radio Emergency Service Group (CARES)
FUNCTION: CARES shall exist to supplement and enhance emergency radio capabilities and communications in Curry County. CARES is primarily involved with systems commonly known as “HAM” radio, but can include other systems as determined by the Committee. In addition to regularly scheduled meetings described below, CARES will respond as directed in emergencies declared by Curry County, the State of Oregon or the Federal Government.
FOUNDATION: Curry County Code Article One , Division Twenty Four, Ordinance 19-14, December 18, 2019.
MEMBERSHIP REQUIREMENTS: Licensed HAM Radio Operator
POSITIONS: North County, Central County, and South County
TERMS: Two (2) years
NUMBER of MEMBERS: Four (4) - Three (3) appointed by the Board of Commissioners and the County Emergency Manager.
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS: A quorum shall consist of at least (1) one Council and no less than (3) three total members.
INFORMATION CONTACT: County Emergency Manager DumireJ@co.curry.or.us
Curry County Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee
FUNCTION: The Curry County Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee shall act as a referral agency to the Curry County Board of Commissioners, other Curry County Boards, Commissions and Committees, and County Administration and Departments with respect to all matters pertaining to Parks properties and Recreation activities.
FOUNDATION: Curry County Code Article Five “Parks”, Ordinance 18-02, October 16, 2018.
MEMBERSHIP REQUIREMENTS: At least one member shall be from each geographic region of the county. It is desired that one member of the Committee be a student at a high school, community college or equivalent in the County, during at least one year of their Committee membership.
POSITIONS: Position numbers shall have staggered terms.
TERMS: Committee membership is a four-year term.
NUMBER of MEMBERS: No fewer than three (3) but no more than seven (7) members.
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS: The Parks and Recreation Director shall serve as administrative officer for the Committee. Parks and Recreation staff shall prepare all Committee agenda and reports, publish notice and record all minutes of the meetings. Parks and Recreation Director and Staff shall be responsible for updating Board of Commissioner Office with the status of Committee membership. All members shall be appointed by and serve at the pleasure of the Curry County Board of Commissioners.
INFORMATION CONTACT: Curry County Parks Department 541-247-3386 firstname.lastname@example.org
MINUTES Jan 2 2019 || Apr 3 2019 || Jun 5 2019 || Sep 4 2019 || Nov 6 2019 || Jan 8 2020 ||
AGENDAS Aug 7 2019 CANCELED Due To Lack Of Quorum || Agenda Sep 4 2019 || Agenda November 6, 2019 || Agenda January 8, 2020 at 5PM Agenda || Agenda March 4, 2020 At 5PM || April 1, 2020 At 5PM CANCELED
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Curry County Transit Advisory Committee
FUNCTION: To advise 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
FUNCTION: Manages fairgrounds, fair properties, business, financial & other affairs. Promotes utilization of fairground facilities.
FOUNDATION: ORS 565.210
MEMBERSHIP REQUIREMENTS: Ability to be bonded.
TERM: 3 years from the January following appt, expiring 12/31
NUMBER OF MEMBERS: Minimum 3, Maximum 7
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS: Fair Mgr:
INFORMATION CONTACT: Event Center Manager 541-247-4541
Farm Board of Review
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
INFORMATION CONTACT: Assessor 800-242-7601 or 541-247-3294
Forestland-Urban Interface Classification Committee
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
FUNCTION: Ensure there is a sufficient supply of affordable, adequate housing units to meet the needs of Curry County’s workforce, senior citizens, physically disabled, veterans, and low and moderate income families, and, to provide for warm shelter and housing for the homeless.
FOUNDATION: An Ordinance amending the Curry County Code passed unanimously at the December 2, 2020 Board of Commissioners Business Meeting.
REQUIREMENTS: Appointed by the Curry County Board of commissioners
POSTIONS: Consist of a housing coordinator; a business owner; a senior citizen; a resident representing the disabled community; a veteran; a resident that has experienced homelessness; a member of the faith based community; a member from the educational sector; a contractor; a real estate agent; and one at-large member each from northern, central, and southern Curry County. The Secretary shall also be a member but shall not be subject to term limitations.
TERM: 3 year terms. Initially one third of the members shall be appointed for a one year term; one third shall be appointed to a two year term; and one third will be appointed for a three year term.
NUMBER OF MEMBERS: 14
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS: The Committee shall work with the Coos-Curry Housing Coordinator and agencies that can help meet the county’s housing needs, and make recommendations to the Curry County Board of Commissioners on matters the Board can address.
INFORMATION CONTACT: Planning Department 541-247-3304
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Local Public Safety Coordinating Council (LPSCC)
FUNCTION: Shall develop and recommend to BOC (Board of Commissioners) 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 chief; 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 (Oregon Youth Authority) rep; OSP rep; hosp rep; 3 lay
TERM: At pleasure of BOC 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
AGENDAS || June 4, 2020 || August 6, 2020 || October 1, 2020 || February 4, 2021 || April 1, 2021 ||
MINUTES || January 9, 2020 || February 13, 2020 || June 4, 2020 || February 4, 2021 ||
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 541-247-3304
Solid Waste & Recycling Advisory Committee
FUNCTION: Oversee & review solid waste & recycling programs. Meets quarterly.
FOUNDATION: CC Code 2.05.060, 070, 080; Ord 02-01
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
INFORMATION CONTACT: Commissioner John Herzog, Liaison
Suicide Awareness and Prevention Council
FUNCTION: The Curry County Suicide Awareness and Prevention Council shall develop and recommend to the agencies that serve within the county, and to the public, plans and tools to provide for and influence the awareness and prevention of suicide in Curry County. Duties include but are not limited to the study of preventing suicide, plans for the prevention of suicide, and informing agencies and the general public of resources and plans to bring awareness to suicides in the county.
FOUNDATION: Ordinance 19-12
MEMBERSHIP REQUIREMENTS: Membership shall include a representative from the following: public safety; youth educator; substance abuse/recovery; veteran services; tribal community; youth ambassador; media; mental health/medical ; and lay member.
POSITIONS: Will be determined at the 1st meeting on February 5, 2020
TERM: Youth Ambassador 1 year. All others 4 year with initial appointments staggered
NUMBER OF MEMBERS: 9
INFORMATION CONTACT: Commissioner Court Boice, Liaison
AGENDAS Feb 5, 2020 Meeting || March 4, 2020 Meeting || April 1, 2020 || May 6, 2020 || June 3, 2020 || July 1, 2020 || July 18, 2020 || August 5, 2020 || December 2, 2020 || January 6, 2021 || February 3, 2021 || March 3, 2021 ||
MINUTES Feb 5, 2020 Meeting || March 4, 2020 Meeting || April 1, 2020 || May 6, 2020 || June 3, 2020 || July 1, 2020 || August 5, 2020 || December 2, 2020 || January 6, 2021 ||
Tourism Promotions Committee
TLT (Transient Lodging Tax) Review Committee
FUNCTION: To hear appeals, review all forms and policies, grant extensions, and recommend adoption, amendment or repeal of regulations
FOUNDATION: Ordinance adopted 1-23-19. Effective 9-1-19
MEMBERSHIP REQUIREMENTS: Members appointed by the Board of Commissioners
POSTIONS: Five (5)
TERM: Lay members always 4 year. All other position three (3) inaugral term , then four (4) year term thereafter
NUMBER OF MEMBERS: An Accountant, an Attorney, a TLT collector, and two (2) lay members
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS: Committee members receive no compensation for their services on the committee
INFORMATION CONTACT: Miranda Plagge 541-247-3222
Veterans' Advisory Council
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.
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