New openings on ABCs: Property tax appeals, Milwaukie Center

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:

  • Board of Property Tax Appeals (BOPTA): The Board of Property Tax Appeals has eight openings for one-year terms that end June 30, 2019. Members of the Board of Property Tax Appeals will hear property tax appeal petitions and make decisions on those appeals that will influence tax rolls in the county. More information can be found online.

    Applicants are required to be residents of Clackamas County. The time commitment and training includes attending mandatory board member training for one day in January, and tax appeal hearings that will be held Monday through Thursday starting Feb. 1 and continuing through April 15, depending on the volume of tax appeals filed. Board members are compensated for the hearings that they attend. Applicants will also be asked to attend an interview with County Clerk Sherry Hall. The deadline for applications is Thursday, Aug. 23. For more information, contact Michael Newgard at or 503-655-8662.

  • Milwaukie Center Community Advisory Board: This board has two openings, of which carry a three-year term. The board is the primary policy advisor regarding the activities and operations of the Milwaukie Center, and also addresses the needs of older adults and people with disabilities in the area. Duties include addressing the programs and facilities of the Milwaukie Center concentrating on the problems, desires and needs of the senior citizens and others within NCPRD boundaries.

    The Milwaukie Center is a North Clackamas Parks and Recreation District (NCPRD) facility. The board meets on the second Friday of each month at the Milwaukie Center. The deadline for applications is Friday, Aug. 31. For more information, please contact Milwaukie Center Supervisor Marty Hanley or 503-794-8058.

Individuals interested in these opportunities can apply online at 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.