Attending a Meeting

Board of Commissioners seated at bench during a meeting in 2023The public can attend a meeting and provide input (IN-PERSON or VIRTUAL) during the Board of Commissioners Meeting the first and third Wednesday of each month at 10:00 AM

Appear in person at the:

Lincoln County Courthouse
225 W Olive Street 
Room 108
Newport OR 97365

To participate and provide input virtually.

To participate and provide input virtually use the Zoom platform - registration required with the following link Webinar Registration Website

Written Public Comment

Public comment may be submitted in advance of the meeting via SmartSheet at Public Input Page.

Currently, public input is published prior to each meeting on the County's website. Please submit written input by noon on Tuesday to be entered into the record for Wednesday's meeting. 

Live Broadcast of Meetings

Wednesday meetings are also broadcast live on the media tab on each meeting's agenda page. Navigate to Agendas and Minutes, select the meeting for the desired date, and click "Media" in the right-hand menu. Meetings will also be uploaded to the county's YouTube.

Publishing Meetings and Meeting Information

Wednesday Commissioner meetings are filmed and published on the County's website as audio and video. Each Friday, the agenda for the following week's meeting is published online and sent to local media (newspaper, digital, radio). Meeting recordings are typically available same day and are live streamed on YouTube.

Public Comment at a Meeting

Constituent input is a time for citizens and residents to express their views in order to inform the Commission. When meetings are conducted in-person constituent input allows individuals 3 minutes to address the Board.

Commissioners Staff Meetings

County Commissioners also meet each Monday for their weekly staff meeting. Attendees should email staff for the meeting log-in details to attend virtually in person. Email the Board of Commissioners for assistance.