New openings on ABCs: Economic Development & Library District Budget

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:

  • Economic Development Commission: This committee has 2 openings, each of which carries a three-year term. Per the bylaws, the EDC will advise and make recommendations to the Board of County Commissioners (BCC) on matters pertaining to the support and growth of a balanced, sustainable economy within the county and cities within the County.  

The board is committed to balance and diversity of commission membership in the areas of geography, employment, interest, education and experience. Applicants from the traded sector business community with demonstrated leadership, commitment or expertise in business and economic development are encouraged to apply.

Application deadline is February 7. For more information contact Catherine Grubowski-Johnson at cgjohnson@clackamas.us or 503-742-4303.once in June.

  • Library District Budget Committee: This committee has 3 openings each of which carries a three-year term. In particular, the county is seeking applicants with a background in finance and public library services.  The committee participates annually with the Board in receiving and reviewing the Library District budget.  The 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 Library District can be found on the Clackamas County Library District’s website at http://www.clackamas.us/librarydistrict/. Applicants from the District’s service area who are dedicated and committed to public library services are encouraged to apply.

Application deadline is February 14. For more information contact Greg Williams, BCS Deputy Director at gwilliams2@clackamas.us or 503-742-4399.

Individuals interested in these opportunities can apply online at http://bitly.com/ClackCoABCs 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.