Port of Tillamook Bay Seeking Candidates for Board Vacancy

The Port of Tillamook Bay is accepting applications to fill one open position on its board of commissioners. The appointee will serve the remainder of Position #3, which expires 06/30/2023. Regular monthly meetings the third Thursday from 6:30 – 9:00 pm and Special Meetings and workshops are as needed. The full commission is also part of the Port’s budget committee, which meets once (usually) in the spring for two hours.
The Port of Tillamook Bay Board of Commissioners is comprised of five board members. Each member is elected by the registered voters of the district to serve a four-year term. The Port’s district boundary is roughly from Cape Lookout on the south running north along the Pacific Ocean and enveloping the south side of the Tillamook Bay jetty system, then southeast through the center of Tillamook Bay and on east to the county line. The Port’s operating authority is from ORS 777, Special District/Port, following Oregon Budget Law, Ethics, Public Contracting, and Public meeting laws.

Interested candidates can request an information packet, which includes information about the district, position, and application/selection process, from the Port office. For more information, please call Michele Bradley, General Manager (503) 354-8043, email mbradley@potb.org, or visit our office located at 4000 Blimp Blvd., Suite 100, during regular business hours, M-F 8:30-5:00/closed 12:00-1:00 for lunch.
The deadline to submit applications for this vacancy is Friday, March 6, 2020 at 5:00 pm.

About the Port of Tillamook Bay
The POTB resides on approximately 1,600 acres of the former Naval Air Station Tillamook, zoned M-1 (Manufacturing/Industrial) and the Port operates the Tillamook Municipal Airport, owns the Railroad right of way, operates the Tillamook Air Museum, distributes City water, operates a wastewater system, over four miles of roads, and multiple buildings on the Industrial Park. The Port is very involved with Tillamook County, Economic Development Council, the Salmonberry Trail, the Regional Solutions Team, many state agencies, and transportation issues. The adopted budget is over $6,000,000, and the tax revenue the Port receives is estimated at $50,000 per fiscal year.

Additional information about the Port may be found on our website, www.potb.org.