The Board of Commissioners is seeking representatives from Tillamook County to serve on the Tillamook County Department of Community Development (DCD) Contractors Advisory Committee. The committee is charged with relating customer feedback, proposing solutions and strategy recommendations, identifying local contractor training needs and engaging in local and state legislative processes.
The committee shall also advise the Board of Commissioners on matters related to the successful relationship between the county and the construction industry, provide innovative, solutions-based suggestions, and relate industry best practices as they relate to DCD. The committee is a nine to twelve member commission and composed of up to five representatives from the construction trades, ideally representing residential and commercial construction, including general contractors and specialists, i.e., excavation, plumbing, electrical, roofing, etc. The advisory committee shall also include one representative from each the following categories: building supply company; realty profession; incorporated city in Tillamook County; unincorporated Tillamook County; property developer profession; property owner, and a non-voting county commissioner liaison. Committee members shall serve two year terms, except that the realty profession and construction trade representatives, shall serve one year initial terms and two years terms thereafter.

There is no financial compensation, but there is ample opportunity for public service. Membership application forms are available HERE, or on the county website www.co.tillamook.or.us under the Board of Commissioners’ Committees page. Applications should be emailed to Isabel Gilda in the Commissioners’ Office at igilda@co.tillamook.or.us by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, November 26, 2021. For more information on how to submit an electronic application, call Isabel Gilda at 503-842-3431 and for more information about the Contractors Advisory Committee, please call Commissioner Erin Skaar at 503-842-3403.