Committee Vacancies

Committee Vacancies

Below are current vacancies on Clatsop County citizen committees:


Clatsop County is seeking applications for an upcoming vacancy on the county Planning Commission.

The Planning Commission holds land-use hearings, implements the county’s zoning ordinances and comprehensive land-use plan and advises the Board of Commissioners on land-use issues. The Planning Commission regularly meets the second Tuesday of each month in Astoria.

The open position is for a partial term beginning Jan. 1, 2015 and ending June 30, 2018. For additional information about the commission’s meetings or responsibilities, please contact Jennifer Bunch, Senior Planner, at (503) 325-8611 or

Clatsop County strives to have a Planning Commission that represent all geographical areas of the county and encourages all interested parties to apply. However, applicants from the following planning areas are strongly encouraged to apply: Elsie-Jewell, Seaside Rural and Southwest Coastal. Go to the Planning Commission page to see a map of the planning areas.

The deadline for submitting applications is 5 p.m., Nov. 19. The Board of Commissioners will consider the appointments at its regular meeting in December. Application forms are available from the County Manager’s office at 800 Exchange St., Suite 410, Astoria, OR, or can be downloaded here.

Clatsop County is seeking applicants for one opening on the Recreational Lands Planning Advisory Committee.

The citizen committee assists in developing long-range plans for county parks, and formulating amendments to the recreation lands element of the county’s comprehensive land-use plan. The committee meets once a month.

The county board of commissioners will make the appointments.

To apply, submit an application to the Clatsop County Manager’s Office at 800 Exchange St., Suite 410, Astoria OR 97103, (503) 325-1000.

Application forms are available from the County Manager’s Office or can be downloaded here.