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Earl Fisher
Columbia County Commissioner
AOC President 2014


For more than one hundred years the Association of Oregon Counties has worked tirelessly to strengthen and improve county government in Oregon. AOC works in conjunction with our state and federal partners to insure that Oregonians receive the services they need and deserve. This website will provide you with details about all of our counties and the services AOC provides to you and our counties. Feel free to contact the AOC office in Salem for more information on county services and any questions you might have. Thank you for your interest in AOC and county government in Oregon.

 












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AOC Annual Conference  - November 17 - 20, 2014

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The 2014 Annual AOC Conference will take place beginning Monday, November 17.  It will be held in Lane County at Eugene Hilton Hotel Conference Center.
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Public Safety Summits.  AOC convened four Public Safety Summits in 2014, preparing a legislative proposal for the 2015 Oregon Legislature.  Those summits produced a lot of valuable ideas.  Reports and notes from each of the summits is available by clicking here.  As the legislative proposal takes shape, details will be posted on this page.  

AOC District Meetings (mostly) Scheduled.  Every year, AOC Districts meet in the late summer and early fall to discuss issues of regional concern and conduct AOC business ahead of the Annual Conference.  Here is the schedule for District meetings in 2014:
District 1 (Baker, Grant, Malheur, Umatilla, Union Wallowa) - October 2 - Grant County - John Day Airport
District 2 (Crook, Deschutes, Harney, Jefferson, Klamath, Lake) - September 5 - Harney County - (Burns, location yet to be determined)
District 3 (Gilliam, Hood River, Morrow, Sherman, Wasco, Wheeler) - September 11 - Morrow County - Sage Center (Port of Morrow)
District 4 (Coos, Curry, Douglas, Jackson, Josephine) - August 25 - Curry County - Gold Beach (Curry County Courthouse)
District 5 (Benton, Lane, Linn)  - Date yet to be determined - Linn County - Albany (Human Services Building)
District 6 (Marion, Polk, Yamhill) - September 30 - Marion County - Salem (Local Government Center)
District 7 (Clatsop, Columbia, Lincoln, Tillamook) - September 2 - Lincoln County (location yet to be determined)
District 8 (Clackamas, Multnomah, Washington) - October 27 - Multnomah County - Portland (Kennedy School)
If you have any questions, please contact the AOC office.  

Oregon County Structures  -
 There are three forms of county government in Oregon.  Home Rule Counties.  General Law Counties. County Courts.  This Chart shows the structure of Oregon's 36 counties.  It also shows which counties have non-partisan boards and courts.  If you'd like more information about county government, please contact the AOC office at 503-585-8351 and ask for the Communications Manager.

Contact a County Commissioner or Judge.  Click Here for the names and email addresses of the 120 County Commissioners and Judges of Oregon. 

O&C Legislation Visualized.  The United States House of Representatives has passed legislation (HR 1526) that deals with federal land management including the O&C in Oregon.  U.S. Rep. Peter DeFazio along with U.S. Reps. Greg Walden and Kurt Schrader are prime sponsors of the legislation.  Rep. DeFazio's office has produced a video explaining what the legislation does and why it is so important to Oregon.  Please take a few minutes and watch.  

Oregon Counties - Providing Vital Public Services Since 1843. Click Here AOC has produced a 15 minute video about county government in Oregon. If you want a DVD of your own to show in your county, contact Eric or Laura at the AOC office. (It looks great on a big screen!) 

 

 
 



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