Board of Commissioners

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Washington County is structured as a Council-Manager form of government, giving the five-member Board of Commissioners legislative responsibility and designating administrative authority to a Board-appointed professional county administrator. The Commissioners also serve as the governing board for Clean Water Services, a public utility providing wastewater, stormwater and other services to nearly 500,000 customers. Find information here about the members of the Board, meeting schedules and agendas.

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Board of Commissioners meetings available for live-streaming - Release date: 04/03/2020

In accordance with Governor Brown’s Stay Home - Save Lives executive order, Washington County residents and stakeholders are urged to view Board of Commissioners meetings online, rather than attend in person.

Statewide moratorium on evictions extended to non-residential properties - Release date: 04/02/2020

In a new executive order, Governor Brown has extended her statewide moratorium on evictions for nonpayment to cover non-residential properties.

Please participate in Census 2020 - Release date: 04/01/2020

County Board of Commissioners Chair Kathryn Harrington reflects on why participation in the 2020 Census now is especially important as our community one day recovers from the impact of the new coronavirus.


Board Schedule

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Meeting Date
Meeting Title
Regular Meeting 04/07/2020  10:00 AM Board
Regular Meeting 03/31/2020  06:30 PM Board
Work Session 03/24/2020  08:30 AM Board
Regular Meeting 03/17/2020  10:00 AM Board
Work Session 03/10/2020  08:30 AM Extended Work Session

Washington County, Oregon, Commissioner Districts.

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Washington County, Oregon, Charter and Code.

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