Oregon’s land use system is premised on 19 “goals” that represent the state’s official policy on a wide range of topics affecting the use of land. The first goal is citizen involvement. Goal one seeks to ensure that Oregon residents have a full voice in the planning process. Towards that end, the state agency responsible for overseeing Oregon’s land use program, the Land Conservation and Development Commission, is now accepting applications for individuals to serve on its Citizen Involvement Advisory Committee. Readers will find more information regarding the opportunity here. We encourage persons interested in shaping the future of Oregon’s land use system and wanting to volunteer for a worthy cause to apply for one of the open positions. The deadline for applying is February 28.
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