The Klamath County Ambulance Advisory Committee reviews standards, makes recommendations to and/or sets new standards for the Board of County Commissioners for all matters regarding emergency medical services. The Committee also reviews and makes recommendations regarding soundness of the ambulance service areas.
The Developmental Disabilities Advisory Board functions in an advisory capacity to the Department of Health and Human Services and the Board of Commissioners on program development, planning, monitoring and funding issues.
The DUII Task Force was established to maintain a healthy community, and to reduce DUII related fatalities and serious injuries due to the intoxicated driver, through education, prevention information and to encouraging people to make “The Right Choice.”
The Economic Development Advisory Committee reviews applications from local organizations and provides recommendations to the Board of Commissioners to award funding that furthers economic development in Klamath County.
The Elected Officials Compensation Board reviews the compensation of county elected officials and recommends a compensation schedule for the county elected officials.
The Emergency Preparedness Committee works to bring together leaders from local government, emergency services, private business, and economic development for the purpose of enhancing our community awareness towards being prepared for a wide variety of disasters.
The Klamath Housing Authority (KHA) board is a policy making board who hires the Executive Director and provides oversight to her/him, sets policies and has a fiduciary responsibility to oversee the finances of Klamath Housing Authority.
The Library Advisory Board advises the Library Director and Board of County Commissioners regarding establishing policy and in planning and developing program services for the Klamath County Library.
The Local Alcohol & Drug Planning Committee actively promotes drug and alcohol prevention and treatment through community-based resources in a culturally sensitive manner.
The Local Public Safety Coordinating Council develops and recommends to the County Board of Commissioners a plan for use of State resources to serve the local offender population; and State and local resources to serve the needs of that part of the local offender population who are at least 15 years of age and less than 18 years of age.
The Klamath County Museum Advisory Board meets monthly to review activities of the Museum Department, and to offer suggestions and recommendations for planning of future activities and management of Museum assets and collections.
The Roads Advisory Committee makes recommendations to the Board of County Commissioners relative to the long range orderly improvement of the Klamath County Road system and promotes cooperation between all levels of government and private enterprise in the development of the Klamath County Road system.
The Tourism Grant Review Panel considers tourism related projects based on evaluation of applications submitted by individuals and/or organizations for projects that promote tourism in Klamath County as defined by ORS 320.330 - 320.350.
The Klamath County Veterans Advisory Council serves the interests of the veterans of Klamath County by advising the Board of Commissioners on issues related to veterans and their concerns.
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