Applications for East Lane commissioner seat open through April 6

Applications for East Lane commissioner seat open through April 6
Posted on 03/23/2017
The Lane County Board of Commissioners is accepting applications to fulfill the remainder of Commissioner Faye Stewart’s term, which runs through December 2018.

In order to qualify for the position, an applicant must:
  • be a citizen of the United States; 
  • be a legal voter in the state of Oregon;
  • be a resident of the county who has resided in the county two years immediately preceding the beginning of the term of office;
  • reside within District 5, East Lane County for a period of not less than two months prior to appointment
Applicants must complete an online application form, as well as submit a resume and cover letter. 

Applications are due no later than 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 6. All applications must be submitted online using the County’s application portal. The posting is available at

The Board of Commissioners will interview selected applicants on Wednesday, April 12. The interviews will be conducted in a public forum. The Board of Commissioners may make an appointment as soon as April 12.

The appointment will run through December 2018. Past that date the seat must be filled through an election process.

Interested applicants who are unsure whether they live within District 5 can use the search tool at to determine if they reside in the district.

Posted March 23, 2017