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Equal Opportunity Announcement

Curry County does not discriminate against individuals with disabilities, and all public meetings are held in accessible locations.  Auxiliary aids will be provided upon request, with 48 hours advance notification.  Please call 541.247.3296 if you have questions regarding this notice.

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Planning Commission

There are three Planning Commission positions open, one position for a resident of the south part of the County, one position for the central part of the County, and one position for the north part of the county.

The Planning Commission makes decisions on subdivision applications, appeals of staff decisions on land use permits and works with the Community Development Director on amendments to the County’s Comprehensive Plan and Zoning Code.  Planning Commission meetings are held the third Thursday evening of the month from 5:30 – 8 PM. Some months Planning Commission meetings may be cancelled for a lack of a quorum, inclement weather, a summer break or holiday time.  

If you are interested in applying for a Planning Commissioner position, please contact the Board of Commissioners office at 541-247-3296. You may submit an application to the Board office located at 94235 Moore Street or by mail or by e-mail to or by FAX to (541) 247-2718.  For questions about the functions of the Planning Commission, contact Carolyn Johnson, Curry County Community Development Director at 1-541-247-3284.

Citizen's Revenue Task Force

The Citizen’s Revenue Task Force (CRTF) is an ad-hoc citizen committee established for the purpose of examining the County’s revenue options in light of expected drastic revenue shortfalls.  The CRFT will consider the many options available for increasing county revenues in fiscal year 2018/19 and beyond in order to avoid, or at least mitigate, continued reductions in vital county services, especially public safety. Members of the CRTF shall be comprised of no fewer than five (5) and no more than (7) residents of Curry County appointed by the Board of Commissioners. The CRTF will be supported by the County Finance Manager and/or County Administrator.

All Curry County citizens are urged to apply. The Board of Commissioners seeks a broad cross-section of citizens including small business owners, (especially those involed with food & beverage services and tourism), full and part-time employees, retirees, and others. Application can be made by submitting the volunteer application form available by clicking (application) and submitting not later than Jan. 2, 2018

A meeting schedule for the Citizens Revenue Task Force has not be set. It is anticipated that the members will be appoionted at the BOC meeting on Jan. 2, 2018.  The CRTF members can determine their own meeting schedule in order to accomodate their own needs.  A total of four or five meetings will probably proved adequate in order to make a final recommendation(s) to the Board of Commissioners in February or March of 2018.

 Curry County Budget Committee 

The Curry County Board of Commissioners (BOC) is aided in developing and approving the county's annual budget by three citizens, appointed by the commissioners.  These three citizens represent the three geographic areas or sections of the county:  Port Orford, Gold Beach, and Brookings.  The budget committee members can reside in an incorporated or unincorporated area of the county.

Budget Committee meetings are normally held in May of every year and usually consist of two or three joint meetings with the Board of Commissioners.

Those citizens interested in serving on the Budget Committee should apply by clicking: (application).
Applications should be submitted as soon as possible, but not later than Feb. 28, 2018




A public meeting of the Budget Committee of the Curry County Public Transit District, State of Oregon, to discuss the budget for the fiscal year July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018, will be held at the Commissioners Hearing Room. Courthouse Annex, located at 94235 Moore Street, Gold Beach, Oregon 97444 on Thursday, May 18, 2017 at 10:00 a.m.

The purpose of the meeting is to receive the budget message and to receive comment from the public on the budget. This is a public meeting where deliberation of the Budget Committee will take place. Any person may appear at the meeting and discuss the proposed programs with the Budget Committee.

A copy of the budget document may be inspected or obtained on or after May 18, 2017 at the County Clerk's Office in the County Courthouse, 29821 Ellensburg Avenue, Gold Beach, Oregon 97444 from 9:00 a.m. to Noon and 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. weekdays.

This notice is also available on the Curry County website: The 2017-2018 Proposed Budget will be posted here:

Published May 10, 2017

in the Curry Coastal Pilot, Brooking, Curry County, Oregon


Ambulance Service Area Advisory Committee Opening

An Open / Expired position on the Ambulance Service Area Advisory Committee for a Doctor with ER experience is open to applications.  This committee reviews and recommends selection criteria for ambulance service franchisees, providers, and medical community.  They also periodically review the Ambulance Service Area (ASA) plan.  Please submit completed applications to the Board of Commissioners Office.  This Board is mandated by ORS 682.031 and Ordinance 04-13.