Florence, Oregon

Port Seeks Budget Committee Members

Port Seeks Budget Committee Members

The Port of Siuslaw Board of Commissioners invites applications from residents interested in serving on the Port’s Budget Committee. Interested persons should obtain an application from the Port office at 100 Harbor Street, or from the Port’s web site: www.portofsiuslaw.com. Applications will be accepted until 5pm, Tuesday, March 14, 2017. Applicants must be registered voters residing within the Port of Siuslaw district.

Budget Committee Application

The district boundary encompasses most of the Siuslaw River watershed, including the communities of Florence and Dunes City, and extending upriver to Mapleton, Walton, Lorane, and Blachly.

The Budget Committee is a standing committee of five members that sits jointly with the Port Commission to publicly review and revise the annual budget. The Budget Committee approves the budget and tax levy. The budget then goes to the Port Commission to be adopted.

Committee members serve three-year terms which expire on June 30. A Budget Committee Member is expected to spend up to 20 hours that includes reviewing the budget and meeting 1-3 times from May through June each year. The Committee may be called to meet again during the year in the event of a significant budgetary change.

Questions should be directed to the Port office at 541-997-3426