Offers community members the opportunity to become very involved in specific activities and goals of their County. What is your interest? From arts to budget to children — the county wants your input on policy development.
They are advisory to the Board of County Commissioners on land use matters affecting their communities. CPOs are notified of proposed land use actions and legislative changes within their boundaries. They may review these applications and provide recommendations to the Board of County Commissioners.
Clackamas County initiated the Hamlet and Village Program as an offshoot of Complete Communities Program in 2006. It was in response to grassroots efforts by community members to become more involved with county government and to help support their community.