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Aug 10, 2022

Curry County Seeks Applicants for the Board of Property Tax Appeals (BOPTA)

Due to term expirations, the Curry County Board of Commissioners is seeking applicants for the Board of Property Tax Appeals (BOPTA) to fill the vacancies with terms expiring June 30, 2023. 
Interested applicants are encouraged to apply.
BOPTA hears and reviews petitions for reductions of assessed property values. BOPTA is comprised of three (3) members -- one (1) County Commissioner or non-office holding designee, plus two (2) non-office holding residents who are not employed by the County or the taxing district. Training during the year of appointment and then every other year is required.
Applications will be accepted until 5PM on September 16, 2022. 

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Aug 08, 2022

Public Hearing on August 17, 2022 at 11:00AM  - Application ZOA.2022.01 – Amending the Curry County Zoning Ordinance

The Curry County Board of Commissioners will hold a public meeting and hearing, Wednesday, August 17th, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. in the Board of Commissioners Hearing Room, County Annex, 94235 Moore Street Gold Beach, Oregon. 
The purpose of the public hearing is for the Board of Commissioners to hear public comment before taking action on the following -- 

  • Application ZOA.2022.01 – Amending the Curry County Zoning Ordinance for the purpose of
    • Allowing Accessory Dwelling Units (ADU) on RR zoned land
    • Regulating Short-term Rentals
    • Increasing allowed housing density in the R-2 zone
    • Establishing standards for Lot Line Adjustments
    • Authorizing the Board of Commissioners to pre-empt a permit review process.
The above project applications are available online via the Curry County Board of Commissioners web site https://www.co.curry.or.us/government or can be viewed at the Curry County Planning Department. Staff reports will be posted online at least 10 days prior to the hearing. Contact Becky Crockett, Planning Director if you have questions regarding the code amendments. Email: crockettb@co.curry.or.us or phone: (541) 247-3228.

You may speak on the code change by attending the meeting. You may also submit written testimony on these applications to the Planning Department up to the time of the hearing.

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Aug 08, 2022

11.8.2022 General Election - Receipt of Ballot Title

NOTICE OF RECEIPT OF BALLOT TITLE
Notice is hereby given that on Tuesday, November 8, 2022, a measure election will be held in Curry County, Oregon. Notice is also given that an SEL 805 with a ballot title for a measure referred by Curry County has been submitted to the County Clerk of Curry County on August 8, 2022.

Measure
Caption: Concerning Psilocybin manufacturing and service centers in unincorporated Curry County

Question: Shall psilocybin product manufacturing and service centers be prohibited in Curry County's unincorporated areas (outside of City limits)?

Summary: In November 2020, Ballot Measure 109 was passed by the electors of Oregon. The Measure created a statewide program to allow licensed providers to administer psilocybin-producing mushroom and fungi products to individuals 21 years of age and older.

Measure 109 (codified as ORS 475A.718) allows the governing body of Curry County to adopt an ordinance to be referred to the electors to determine whether the statewide program will be allowed to operate within the unincorporated areas of Curry County.

A "yes" vote will prohibit the establishment and operation of Psilocybin Product Manufacturing and Psilocybin Service Centers within the unincorporated areas (outside of city limits) of Curry County.

A "no" vote will allow establishment and operation of Psilocybin Product Manufacturing and Psilocybin Service Centers within the unincorporated areas (outside of city limits) of Curry County.


An elector may file a petition for review of this ballot title in the Curry County Circuit Court not later than 5:00 p.m. August 27, 2022, per ORS 250.195. An elector filing a petition under this section shall notify the county clerk in writing that the petition has been filed. The notice shall be given not later than 5:00 p.m. on the next business day following the day the petition is filed.

Reneé Kolen, Curry County Clerk
By: Shelley Denney, Elections Administrator/Chief Deputy County Clerk
Publish: August 10, 2022

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