Corvallis City Councilor Ward 3
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The City Legislative Committee discusses issues affecting City government, and makes recommendations to the City Council on City positions, which may then be forwarded to legislators, usually via a letter from the Mayor. The Legislative Committee members may also seek opportunities to represent Corvallis at the State Legislature and testify at public hearings. The State Legislative Session's priorities can affect City goals; whether it is the implementation of certain bills in the House and Senate, or lobbying on specific issues.
The 2017 Legislative Session's priorities are: Transportation Funding statewide; Recreational Immunity; Property Tax Reform; and focus on PERS issues. The Council can take position on recommendations from the City Legislative Committee, for example an upcoming position will be amendment to the resolution of restoring recreational immunity rights.
Past Councils and have generally declined to support non-City related issues. The Mayor serves as Chair. Councilors Glassmire, Lytle, Page, and York also serve on the Committee.
Meeting dates, times, and locations are posted on the City's web calendar and meeting agendas and minutes are available through the Archives site.
If you would like to send a comment to the City Legislative Committee, you may do so through the Mayor. (Please note all communication is public record and emails sent to the Mayor will be posted on the City's website.)
CITY LEGISLATIVE COMMITTEE