Boards & Commissions

Committee Openings
Currently, there are positions available on the Environmental Management Committee and the Urban Renewal Advisory Committee (URAC). If you have any questions please contact Dianne Hunt, Administrative Services Director at 503-874-2204 or via e-mail at  

  • Applications for the Environmental Management Committee must be submitted online and received by midnight on Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at
  • Applications for the URAC must be submitted online by midnight on Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at  

Silverton Boards & Commissions

View meetings, agendas, minutes, and members of Silverton's various boards, committees,
and commissions:

  • Budget Committee
    The Budget Committee meets annually to review and recommend the proposed City budget to the City Council. Appointed members must be 18 or older and qualified to vote within the City's election districts. 
  • Environmental Management Committee
    This Committee was established in 2015 and makes recommendations to the City Council on issues regarding recycling, solid waste management, environmental issues and other similar matters. 
  • Historic Landmarks Commission
    The Historic Landmarks Commission meets on an as needed basis. They identify, evaluate, and designate historic resources as landmarks. 
  • Planning Commission
    The Planning Commission meets on a monthly basis. They recommend and make suggestions to the City Council and to all other public authorities concerning a multitude of issues which may include but are not limited to extending, parking, street locations, the establishment of setback lines, zone designations and other Land Use issues. Five of the seven members must reside inside the City limits and two members may reside within the City's Urban Growth Boundary. 
  • Tourism Promotion Committee
    The Tourism Promotion Committee meets as needed, to review and provide recommendations to the City Council regarding grant applications promoting tourism in Silverton. One Member of the City Council serves on the Committee, and one Member may be a citizen and the other members must represent specific tourism industries and organizations as listed on the Committee page. 
  • Transportation Advisory Committee 
    The Transportation Advisory Committee is an advisory committee of the City Council. They review and provide recommendations on the city’s traffic and circulation elements, and specific plans and other transportation related issues.
  • Urban Renewal Agency Advisory Committee
    This Committee was established in 2015 and makes recommendations to the Urban Renewal Agency. More information of this Committee will be added soon.