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Commissions and Committees

Citizen volunteers play a large role in city government, staffing and overseeing key commissions and committees.

For more information about these committees, contact:

Rose Lorenzen
Phone: 503-434-7405.
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Advisory Board 
Airport Commission
Board of Appeals
Budget Committee
Citizens' Advisory Committee   
Historic Landmark Committee
Landscape Review Committee
McMinnville Urban Area Management Commission (MUAMC) 
McMinnville Urban Renewal Advisory Committee (MURAC) 
Planning Commission    
Water and Light Commission

 

 

Advisory Board (4-year term)
The Advisory Board meets quarterly and makes it possible for things to run smoother for all parties in the construction industry within the City. We encourage you to communicate your views, concerns, and suggestions to any of the following members of this board.

Volunteer Phone
Alan Brandon, Baker Rock 503-472-2189
Ron Ponto 503-434-5588
Jim Duke, Habitat for Humanity 503-472-2839
Bruce Kenny, Architect 503-289-2591
Kevin Simpson, Simpson Electric Construction 503-550-4027
Heber Nelson 971-241-8703
Randall Kaufman, Kaufman Construction 503-474-0415
Malcomb Lamb, Four Seasons Heating & A/C 503-538-1950
Randy Hartzell, First Federal Savings and Loan 503-472-6171
Kraig Ludwig, YCAP 503-472-0457

 

Airport Commission (4-year term)

The Airport Commission meets on the first Tuesday of odd months at 6:30 p.m., in the McMinnville Civic Hall Building, located at 200 NE Second Street. The Commission is a seven-member (six public members and one City Council liaison member) City Council appointed body, that takes action and makes recommendations to the City Council on all necessary rules and regulations for the conduct, management, and operation of the Airport.  Commissioners serve a four-year term of appointment.

View Airport Commission meeting material and minutes.

Volunteer Term Work Home
Rick Olson, Mayor ---   503-434-5486
Andy Benedict '14  --- 503-472-1122 
Jody Christensen, Chair '15 --- 503-472-0566
John Lautenbach, Vice Chair '16 --- 503-472-7608
Doug Hurl '16 --- 503-472-8753
Brad Berry '14 503-434-7539

503-250-3390

Joe Mollahan '17  ---

---

 

Board of Appeals (4-year term)
The Board consists of five members appointed by the City Council. The members have various construction backgrounds and serve a four-year term. The Building Official and Fire Marshal serve as ex officio members and have no vote on matters before the Board. The Building Official also serves as secretary to the Board.

Volunteer Term Work Home
Wilmer Andrist '15 503-434-5401 ---
Waldo Farnham '17 503-472-2186 ---
Vince Haworth '14 503-472-2452 ---
Bruce Kinney '15 503-227-7783 503-472-1539
Vacant --- --- ---

 

Budget Committee (3-year term)

Volunteer Term Work Home
Robert Dodge '16 503-472-5535 ---

Brad Robison

'15 --- 503-472-7695
Jerry Hart '15 503-472-5156 503-472-2389
John Mead '14 503-560-2263 ---
Travis Parker '16 503-472-1131 503-434-5883
Kris Stubberfield

'16

--- 503-472-5632
 Brad Lunt '15 525-4710 503-472-6338

 

Citizens' Advisory Committee (4-year term)
The Citizens' Advisory Committee is a seven-member board appointed by the City Council to serve four-year terms. Members must reside within the Urban Growth Boundary of the City of McMinnville, and meet on an as-needed basis to consider major land-use issues prior to review by the Planning Commission and City Council. The Committee also periodically reviews and updates the Comprehensive Plan. Prior to the scheduled Comprehensive Plan update, the Council appoints an additional eight members of the community from within the Urban Growth Boundary. These members serve as long as necessary to accomplish the update and only make recommendations on the update of the plan.

Volunteer Term expires
Mark Davis

2017

Travis Orback 

2015 

Scott Roberts

2014 

Marcie Rosenzweig 

2015 

Three Vacancies ---

 

Historic Landmark Committee (4-year term)
The Historic Landmarks Committee is a five-member City Council appointed body that reviews applications for alteration or destruction of historic landmarks within the City of McMinnville. Members serve a four-year term of appointment, and meet on an as-needed basis. The City Council makes every effort to appoint persons with experience in the field of historic preservation.

Volunteer Term expires
Joan Drabkin 2017 
Bob McCann 2017
John Mead 2014
Marcia Mikesh 2015
Patti Webb 2015

 

Landscape Review Committee (3-year term)
The Landscape Review Committee is a five-member City Council appointed body that reviews all required landscape plans for the City of McMinnville. The Committee consists of three regular members and two alternate members who each serve a three-year term of appointment. The Committee meets on an as-needed basis.

Volunteer

Term expires

John Hall 2014
Calvin Kearns 2015
Cindi Miller 2014
Rob Stephenson 2016
ALT:  RoseMarie Caughran 2016

 

McMinnville Urban Area Management Commission (MUAMC)
The MUAMC is a seven-member board that functions as a hearings officer to review requests for amendment of the McMinnville Urban Growth Boundary. The Commission is comprised of seven members, three designated by the City, three by the County, and one member designated jointly by these two bodies.

Volunteer Representing
Frank Butler McMinnville Planning Commission
Bob Emrick At-Large
Vacant Yamhill County Planning Commission
Daryl Garrettson Yamhill County Planning Commission
Kathy George Yamhill County Board of Commissioners
Rick Olson Mayor
   

 

McMinnville Urban Renewal Advisory Committee (MURAC)
Appointed by the City Council, this seven member board is responsible for reviewing, advising, and making recommendations to the McMinnville Urban Renewal Board on matters pertaining to the adopted "McMinnville Urban Renewal Plan." Also serving on this committee are three non-voting, ex-officio members representing the McMinnville Downtown Association, McMinnville Water and Light, and McMinnville City Council. The committee meets on an "as needed" basis.

Volunteer Term expires
Jeb Bladine 2017 
Ed Gormley 2015
Walt Gowell 2017
Kelly McDonald 2017
Wendy Stassens 2016
Rob Stephenson  2016
Marilyn Worrix  2015
Kem Carr, ex-officio   
Scott Hill, ex-officio   
Cassie Sollars, ex-officio   

 

Planning Commission (4-year term)
The Planning Commission meets on the third Thursday of each month at 6:30 p.m., in the McMinnville Civic Hall Building, located at 200 NE Second Street. The Commission is a nine-member, City Council appointed body, that takes action and makes recommendations to the City Council on a variety of current and long-range land use matters. Membership on the Commission requires that a person must live in the ward they represent. Commissioners serve a four-year term of appointment.

View Planning Commission meeting agendas or minutes.

Volunteer  Ward Term expires
Frank Butler, Chair 1

2015

Martin Chroust-Masin At Large

2015

Remy Drabkin

2014 

Roger Hall At Large

2014

Charles Hillestad  At Large 2016 
Jack Morgan 2 2016
Wendy Stassens, Vice Chair

1

2016

John Tiedge

2

2015
Erica Thomas 

3

2014

 

Water and Light Commission (4-year term)
Meets third Tuesday of every month. Call (503) 472-6158 for details. 

Volunteer Term Work Home
Rick Olson, Mayor --- --- 503-434-5486
Patrick Fuchs
'14 503-472-9200                  ---
Tom Tankersley, Chm. '17 503-472-0344 503-472-4039
Mike Keyes '15 503-472-2141 ---
Ed Gormley '16 503-472-4101

503-472-4017

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