A gallery of events attended by Board members.
A gallery of events attended by Board members.
|Boring Town Hall
County Commissioners hosted the second in a series of Town Hall meetings May 14 in Boring. They started the meeting with community leaders announcing the placement of a new sign highlighting the pairing with the community of Dull, Scotland. Pictured, from left with a replica: Commissioner Smith, Rep. Bill Kennemer, Commissioner Savas, Chair Ludlow, Commissioner Bernard, Boring CPO Chair Stephen Bates and Sen. Alan Olsen.
County Commissioners recognized long-time county volunteer Neil Mast at the Business Meeting May 9. Mr. Mast is retiring as the announcer for Rex Putnam sporting events - after 41 seasons! He announced Putnam Football, boys and girls basketball, track and field meets and more. He was given an award of appreciation from Commissioners, pictured here with county staff who are Rex Putnam alum: County Treasurer Shari Anderson, County Clerk Sherry Hall, Judge Karen Brisbin, Chair Ludlow (Rex Putnam alum), Neil Mast, neighbor Les Poole, Commissioner Savas, Commissioner Smith and Public and Government Affairs Director Gary Schmidt.
|Mr. Mast and Chair Ludlow|
|Child Abuse Summit and Family Violence Conference
County Commissioners attended the Child Abuse Summit and Family Violence Conference on April 26, sponsored every year by the Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office and held in Portland. The event is a multi-disciplinary conference for professionals working in the areas of investigations, interviewing, assessment, prosecution, and treatment of child abuse, neglect and domestic violence. Commissioners are pictured here with Clackamas County Sheriff Craig Roberts.
|April 25, 2013
Four commissioners played host to the employees who brought their children to the Thursday, April 25, business meeting. Pictured with the four children from left to right are Commissioner Jim Bernard, Chair John Ludlow, commissioners Tootie Smith and Paul Savas. Commissioners welcomed these and other children for Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day and opened their commission chambers for a tour and other activities throughout the day. Commissioner Martha Schrader was missing from the photo but was available to vote and participate by Skype, as her own daughter had given birth to a baby the night before.
|South Metro Leadership Forum – April 10, 2013
Chair Ludlow, Commissioner Schrader and Commissioner Smith were guest speakers at the South Metro Leadership Forum - organized by the Wilsonville Chamber of Commerce and held at the Al Kader Shrine Center. Commissioners spoke to local business people about their first 100 days in office as the newest members of the BCC, and initiatives the Board is working on now.
|State of the County – April 9, 2013
During the April 9 State of the County, Commissioners answered questions from the audience and write-ins from people watching via internet and on the Clackamas County Government Channel. The question topics included transportation, health care, jobs, public safety and economic development. Watch the Town Hall video recording – posted on the BCC main web page.
|Chair Ludlow began the State of the County with short speech about the Board's last 100 days in office and important initiatives the BCC is working on.|
More than 70 people from around the county attended the event in person.
|BCC holds Town Hall meeting in Molalla March 19
Commissioner Tootie Smith and Colton resident Don Newell before the meeting.
|Visiting with Chair John Ludlow and Commissioner Paul Savas.|
|Commissioner Jim Bernard (right) before the meeting.|
|Commissioner Martha Schrader visiting with citizen Richard Yarnell.|
|Molalla-area residents filled the library meeting room for the first Town Hall.|
|The BCC listens to a local resident advocating for youth and family programs.|
|Feb. 25, 2013:
Clackamas County Commissioners and county staff were given a tour by City of Oregon City staff of the former Blue Heron mill site and Willamette Falls scenic area to learn more about development possibilities and the Willamette Falls Legacy Project.
|Commissioners Bernard and Savas visit with staff before the tour.|
|Commissioners Ludlow and Savas listen to a presentation from Oregon City and county staff.|
|Commissioners visit an active construction area at the former Blue Heron mill site.|
|Commissioners Paul Savas and Tootie Smith.|
|Commission Chair John Ludlow with Willamette Falls behind him.|
|BCC attends State of the Cities event on Jan 30 at the Monarch Hotel in Clackamas – hosted by North Clackamas County Chamber of Commerce.
Commissioner Tootie Smith
|Commission Chair John Ludlow|
|Commissioner Martha Schrader|
|Commissioners Jim Bernard (left) and Paul Savas|
|New BCC Swearing-in Ceremony: Jan. 7, 2013
County Assessor Bob Vroman and newly-elected Commissioners prepare to take the Oath of Office.
|Commissioner Martha Schrader and Commissioner Tootie Smith visit before the ceremony.|
|Commissioner Tootie Smith, Chair John Ludlow and Commissioner Martha Schrader.|
|Newly-elected Commissioners with Judge Norby.|
|Nearly all of the Clackamas County elected officials attended the ceremony. From left: Sheriff Craig Roberts, County Clerk Sherry Hall, Commissioner Tootie Smith, Commissioner Jim Bernard, Judge Norby, Commissioner Martha Schrader, Commissioner Paul Savas, Chair John Ludlow, Assessor Bob Vroman, Treasurer Shari Anderson and Judge Karen Brisbin. District Attorney John Foote was unable to attend.|
|Judge Susie L. Norby with all five Clackamas County Commissioners: Tootie Smith, Jim Bernard, Martha Schrader, Paul Savas and Chair John Ludlow.|