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County needs volunteers for budget committees

Thursday, January 10, 2019

Clatsop County invites citizens to serve on local budget committees.

The citizen committees review the proposed budgets and make recommendations to the county commissioners. Each committee is made up of five county commissioners and five residents they appoint. The committees generally meet in May to review the proposed budgets.

Two seats are available on the countywide committee, one for a person living in the eastern portion of the county and one for a person living in south county.

Three seats are open on the roads budget committee. Applicants must live in the unincorporated areas of the county.

A committee for the 4-H & Extension District budget needs three representatives.

Application forms are available online at, from the office at 800 Exchange St., Suite 410, or by calling 503-325-1000.

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