Upon appointment, member must sign the Statement of Roles & Responsibilities form in order to serve as a member to a council and/or committee.
Applications are being accepted for the following boards and committees:
Clatsop County is accepting applications for two vacancies on the County-wide Budget Committee. Budget committee members review the proposed overall county budget, make recommendations and approve the proposed budget for adoption by the county commissioners.
The committee is made up of five county commissioners and five local residents appointed by commissioners. The committee generally meets in May to review the proposed budget. The vacancies are for terms ending June 30, 2026.
It is preferred but not required that applicants live within:
- Commissioner District 2, which covers Gearhart and Clatsop Plains, and portions of Seaside and Warrenton
- Commissioner District 5, covering from the south side of Seaside east to the Columbia County line and south to the Tillamook County and including Jewell, Hamlet, Elsie-Vinemaple, Arch Cape and Cannon Beach
The application deadline is Tuesday, November 28, 2023. To apply, submit an online application at ClatsopCounty.gov. You also may pick up an application at the Clatsop County Manager’s Office, 800 Exchange St., Suite 410 in Astoria.
The Board of Commissioners will make the appointment at a January 2024 Board of Commissioners meeting.
The Clatsop County Board of Commissions is seeking applications from individuals interested in serving on the Clatsop County Fair Board. The deadline to submit completed applications is 5 p.m. Tuesday, October 31.
The Clatsop County Fair Board operates and otherwise manages the Fairgrounds with the assistance of staff. This includes recruiting for bookings, scheduling, establishing rental fees, general promotion, food service, concessions, maintenance, and all other related operational activities.
The Fair and Expo Budget is supported by a five-year operations/maintenance levy. The 2023-2024 budget is $1.5 million excluding contingency and includes some major projects such as updating the Fairgrounds master plan, a roof replacement for the Expo Hall, and planning for the 2023 County Fair.
The Clatsop County Fair board meets at 5 p.m. the first Tuesday of every month, in addition to participating in various planning and liaison committee meetings. The Fair Board members also attend an annual joint session with County Commissioners.
Applicants must be residents of Clatsop County; however, they cannot be employees of Clatsop County or of any taxing district within the County.
The Board of Commissioners will make appointments from pool of candidates reviewed by the Clatsop County Fair Board.
To apply for the Board of Property Tax Appeals (BoPTA) position, complete this fillable application.
To apply for other positions, you can either:
1) Print the PDF Application and submit via mail to 800 Exchange St. Ste. 410, Astoria, OR 97103, or countyadmins [at] co.clatsop.or.us (email).
2) Complete this Online Application.