New openings on ABC: Fair Board & NCPRD Budget

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Clackamas County Commissioners are seeking interested residents to serve on county Advisory Boards and Commissions (ABCs). These ABCs offer residents the opportunity to become very involved in specific activities and the goals of Clackamas County.

Individuals interested in these opportunities can apply online or via a paper form that can be obtained from the Public & Government Affairs Department by calling 503-655-8751 or in person at the Public Services Building at 2051 Kaen Road in Oregon City.

New ABC openings from the past week include:


This board has two openings, each of which carries a three-year term. Members serve in an advisory capacity to the Board of County Commissioners while acting as the policy-making body of the Clackamas County Fairgrounds and Event Center.  

The County Fair Board has the exclusive management of the ground and all other property owned, leased, used, or controlled by the county and devoted to the use of the County Fair.  The Board is entrusted and charged with the entire business management and financial responsibilities of the Clackamas County Fairgrounds and the Event Center.  In order that the fairgrounds and buildings are utilized to the fullest extent, the Board at all times has the authority to provide facilities for public and private events throughout the year.  The County Fair Board meets at the second Thursday of each month, at the Clackamas County Fairgrounds and Event Center, in Horning Hall, 694 NE 4th Avenue, in Canby.

The deadline for applications is Oct. 10. For more information, contact Laurie Bothwell at


This committee has one opening which carries a three-year term.  The county is seeking applicants with a background in finance and parks & recreation services.  The committee participates annually with the Board in receiving and reviewing the NCPRD budget.  The NCPRD Budget Committee participates in budget meetings in the spring and approves the budget and District tax rate each year. The history and other background regarding the North Clackamas Parks and Recreation District can be found on the NCPRD website. Applicants from the District’s service area who are dedicated and committed to parks and recreation services are encouraged to apply.

The deadline for applications is Oct. 25. For more information, contact Elizabeth Gomez, Financial Operations Manager, at or 503-742-4352.

Department Staff
Katie Wilson
Public & Government Affairs