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:
Traffic Safety Commission
This board has one opening that carries a three-year term. The TSC is seeking residents living in Clackamas County to serve and add their valuable perspective to the discussions. Any interested Clackamas County resident is encouraged to apply. The primary duty of the 12-member commission is to establish programs to reduce traffic crashes, injuries and fatalities throughout the County.
The Clackamas County TSC is one of the most active in the state, and plays an important role in formulating the County's transportation safety program, including:
- Reviewing traffic safety, education and outreach, and providing guidance to the County Traffic Safety staff
- Developing and implementing the county’s Transportation Safety Action Plan, and
- Working on safety education, fielding public concerns, identifying safety projects, conducting community outreach on traffic safety and working with County traffic engineers to implement traffic safety measures on County roadways.
The commission meets at 7 p.m. on the first Wednesday of each month in Oregon City.
Vector Control District Advisory Board
This board has one opening that carries at four-year term. Members serve in an advisory capacity to the Board of County Commissioners to them while acting as the policy-making body, managers of the business, and financial affairs of the Clackamas County Vector Control District. The District is responsible for the control of mosquitoes and flies, of which some are disease-carrying vectors in the County. The Oregon State Health Department and the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife approve the District’s annual control plan.
The five-member board meets monthly on the second Tuesday at 2:30 p.m. in Oregon City.