New openings on ABC: Community Involvement, Public Safety, Lighting

From: Katie Wilson, Clackamas County Public and Government Affairs, 503-655-8552

Media and Interested Parties

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.

New ABC openings from the past week include:

The committee meets on the third Tuesdays of the month in Oregon City. Experience and participation in a community planning organization, hamlet or village is helpful as a majority of the work on this committee is in conjunction with such groups. The deadline for applications is March 30. For more information, contact Katie Wilson at or 503-655-8552.

The council meets on a quarterly basis on the third Mondays of the month, from 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. in Oregon City. The deadline for applications is March 29. For more information, contact Korene Mather 503-650-5683 or

The deadline for applications is March 27. For more information, please contact Wendi Coryell at 503-742-4657 or

  • Committee for Community Involvement: This committee has three openings, each of which carries a three-year term. Members advise the Board of County Commissioners and county staff on the development and coordination of community involvement programs that promote and enhance public participation. More information can be found online.
  • Local Public Safety Coordinating Council: This council currently has one vacancy which carries a four-year term. The ideal candidate will have background and/or interest in public safety or criminal justice. The purpose of this council is to develop and recommend to the Board of County Commissioners plans for the use of state and local resources to appropriately and effectively address the local adult and juvenile offender populations, prevent criminal involvement of youth, and coordinate local criminal justice policy among all criminal justice entities.
  • Clackamas County Service District No. 5 Budget Committee: This committee has two openings, each of which carries a three-year term. The purpose of this committee is to review and ensure timely and cost-effective street lighting operation, maintenance and installation for property owners within the lighting district.

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