County Budget Committee Has Two Vacancies

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Budget Committee applications accepted

Clatsop County is accepting applications for a vacancy 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 vacancy is for a term 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.

The application deadline is Tuesday, November 28, 2023. To apply, submit an online application at 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.