From: Pam Girtman, Clackamas County Public and Government Affairs, 503-742-4353 Date: 10-8-13

Clackamas County

Media and Interested Parties

Clackamas County seeks five to serve on Enhanced Law Enforcement Service District Advisory Committee

Clackamas County Commissioners and Sheriff Craig Roberts are seeking five citizens to serve for three-year terms on the Enhanced Law Enforcement Service District Citizen Advisory Committee.  Residents of the district are encouraged to apply.

The district was approved 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 demand of urban Clackamas County. It serves about 85,000 residents in the unincorporated areas of Clackamas County within the urban growth boundary, as well as the city of Johnson City.

The citizen advisory committee represents the various geographic and demographic interests of the district and assists the sheriff with identifying public expectations for the district, recommending service priorities and supporting the Sheriff’s Office outreach functions.  The committee meets quarterly.

Interested individuals must live within the unincorporated area of Clackamas County and within the Enhanced Law Enforcement District. To find out if you live within the district, call Lisa VeraCruz or Kathleen Stewart at the numbers below.

Applicants will need to complete an application form. Applications may be completed and submitted online via the county’s website, http://www.clackamas.us/miscapp/application.jsp

For an application form contact the Public and Government Affairs Office at 503-742- 4353, 2051 Kaen Road, Oregon City.

Application deadline is Friday, Nov. 25.

For more information contact Lisa VeraCruz, 503-785-5020 or lisaver@clackamas.us or Kathleen Stewart, 503-785-5001 or kathleenste@clackamas.us.

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