01/27/2022, 10:22 AM
JEFFERSON COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONER’S MEETING
Ranch Matters attended yesterday’s (01/26/22), Commissioner’s Meeting in Madras.
All three Commissioner’s present and newly appointed Chairman, Wayne Fording facilitated the Meeting.
ITEM OF INTEREST:
Recently hired Community Development Director, Scott Edelman provided his detailed report regarding the “Expanded us of a hearings officer.”
In a nutshell, Director Edelman’s report is about the “County considering the use of a hearings officer for certain land use decisions and appeals.”
According to Edelman, “Currently, the county utilizes a hearing officer only for code enforcement proceedings. At the direction of the Commission, staff conducted research into the use of a hearings officers for land use decisions by other counties in the state…”