From: Pam Girtman, Clackamas County Public Affairs, 503-742-4353 Feb. 7, 2012

Clackamas County

Media and Interested Parties

Volunteers to serve on Enhanced Law Enforcement Service District Budget Committee

Clackamas County Commissioners are recruiting applicants to serve for three-year terms on the Enhanced Law Enforcement Service District Budget Committee.

The district was formed by voters in the November 1994 general election and became effective July 1, 1995. Its purpose is to increase the level of sheriff's patrols to meet the increased demands of urban Clackamas County. It serves about 85,000 residents in the unincorporated areas of Clackamas County within the urban growth boundary and the City of Johnson City.

Applicants for the position must live within the unincorporated area of Clackamas County and within the Enhanced Law Enforcement District. If you are unsure whether you live within the district, call Lisa VeraCruz at the number below. Some background in government or budgeting is preferred though not required. The budget committee generally meets once a yeara. This year's meeting is scheduled for May 24.

Interested individuals need to complete an application form. Applications may be completed and submitted online via the county's website, For an application form, contact citizen involvement at 503-655-8552, 2501 Kaen Road, Oregon City, fourth floor.

Application deadline is Friday, March 2.

For more information, contact Lisa Vera Cruz at 503-785-5020.