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City Officials Encouraged to Volunteer for DLCD Local Officials Advisory Committee

The Oregon Department of Land Conservation and Development (DLCD) and the Land Conservation and Development Commission (LCDC) are seeking volunteers to serve as a member of the state's Local Officials Advisory Committee (LOAC). Membership is intended to include elected officials from both urban and rural cities and counties and reflect the geographic diversity of the state.

The LOAC is a group of city and county elected officials, appointed by the Land Conservation and Development Commission, who advise and assist the LCDC and the DLCD on policies and programs affecting local governments. The committee was established in 1973 by Senate Bill 100, the law that created Oregon's statewide planning program.

The LCDC appoints committee members to two-year terms. Committee members must be available for quarterly meetings and have sufficient time for the committee's work. Regular travel is not a requirement of this position, and meetings are held via videoconferencing. Currently, meetings are held quarterly. When in-person meetings are allowed, the DLCD will provide per diems for LOAC members consistent with HB 2992 standards.

Recruitment is ongoing until all vacancies are filled. DLCD staff and representatives from the League of Oregon Cities (LOC) and the Association of Oregon Counties (AOC) will review applications and make recommendations to the LCDC for their February 3-4, 2022, meeting. Please contact Ariel Nelson at LOC if you are interested in applying.

Applications are due by 11:59 p.m. on January 17, 2022 and can be found on the DLCD website here.

Last Updated 12/17/21

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