County Administration

Contact Information
Crook County Courthouse
300 NE 3rd St, Rm. 10
Prineville, OR 97754
Office Hours
(541) 447-6555
(541) 416-3891




Emergency Meeting

The County Court for Crook County will meet in an emergency public session convened under ORS 192.640. The meeting will be held in the Office of Crook County Judge Seth Crawford at 203 NE Court Street, Prineville, OR, at 10:30 AM on Thursday, February 20, 2020. The pr1incipal subject anticipated to be considered is a statement of opposition to HB 4167 (2020) regarding greenhouse gas emission regulations. Additional items may be discussed that arise too late to be included as part of this notice.

Special Meeting

At 3:00 p.m. on Friday, March 13, 2020, the County Court for Crook County will convene a special meeting convened under ORS 192.640. The meeting will be held in the County Meeting Room, 320 NE Court Street, Prineville, OR. The principal subject anticipated to be considered is a hearing on the appeal of Planning Commission approval No. 217-19-000987-PLNG, Malott et al v. Crook County. Additional information may be obtained by contacting the Crook County Community Development Department, attn: Ann Beier at 541-447-3211; 300 NE 3rd St., Prineville, OR 97754. Additional items may be discussed that arise too late to be included as part of this notice.


Pursuant to ORS 279C.335, Crook County, Oregon, will hold a public hearing to take comments upon draft findings that would exempt as a class from competitive bidding an agreement with the Crooked River Roundup and Fair Association, whereby the Association would perform improvements to the Crook County Fairgrounds, Prineville, Oregon in substantial part through volunteer labor and donated materials. Copies of the draft findings are available upon request; contact Eric Blaine at the mailing address below or (541) 416-3919. The County will accept written comments on the draft findings and proposed exemption at 300 NE Third Street, Attn: County Counsel’s Office, Prineville, OR 97754. Written comments must be received by 10 a.m. on Friday, March 6, 2020. The hearing will be held at the 9:00 AM meeting of the Crook County Court on Wednesday, March 18, 2020, at 320 NE Court Street, Prineville, OR 97754. The County invites public testimony at the hearing.

Notice of Intent to Award

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The County Court February 4, 2020 Work Session has been canceled. For information regarding adding a discussion item to the County Court Work Session for the next week, February 11, 2020, please contact Regina Paul in the County Legal Office at:


Public Notice: Crook County Court meeting, Wednesday, February 5, 2020 9:00 a.m., Crook County Court meeting room, 320 NE Court Street, Prineville, Oregon. Consent Agenda: routine matters for County Court approval (minutes, contracts, etc.); Scheduled Appearances: Public Hearing: Ordinance 318 Amendment Chapter 15.04 of the Crook County Code regarding Building and Fire Codes, and declaring an Emergency – First Reading; Executive Session: None at this time. For complete agenda and scheduled times, please see the web site For information about adding agenda items, please contact the County Administration office at 447-6555. Assistance to handicapped individuals is provided with advance notice.


Notice is hereby given that the University of Oregon on behalf of the University of Oregon School of Law (Grantor) is initiating the application and selection process for grant funds available to eligible community dispute resolution programs in Crook County under ORS 36.155.  The grant period is July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2021, subject to funding authorization by the 2019 Legislature.  Assuming funding for 2019-2021 is reauthorized by the 2019 Legislature, grant funds for Crook County will be approximately $7280.00 for this period.  Applications are due by 5:00pm on April 30, 2019.  Late applications may not be considered. To request an application, please contact Patrick Sponsler at 541-346-1623. Submit application to OOCDR, University of Oregon School of Law, University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon 97403


Public Transportation Service Providers (PTSPs) as defined by O.A.R 732-042-0005, have an opportunity to submit project ideas to Crook County for the Statewide Transportation Improvement Fund for the 2019 - 2021 biennium cycle. PTSPs are encouraged to visit the ODOT STIF web page to download the Project Template Form and access relevant STIF information and resources. Project proposals must be submitted to Colleen Ferguson (via email to by March 22nd 2019 by 5pm.


Crook County 2nd Amendment Gun Rights Letter


Crook County hereby gives notice that it intends to expend funds in accordance with Title III of PL 112-141, 302(a)(2), reauthorized July 2016, the Secure Rural Schools and Self Determination Act.  The county intends to expend an amount not to exceed $20,250 for the year 2018-2019 in federal funds to carry out activities under the Firewise Communities program to implement the National Wildland Fire Cohesive Strategy with specific focus within the five counties (Crook, Deschutes, Jefferson, Klamath and Lake) in Central Oregon.  This will be used for purposes authorized under the Act to fund Firewise Community Wildfire Protection. Public comment regarding this proposed expenditure is requested. Send written comments to Crook County Judge, 300 NE Third St., Room 10, Prineville, OR  97754 by 5 p.m., March 19, 2019.

Schedule of Expenditures and Statements of Proceedings

A schedule of expenditures and statement of proceedings required under ORS 294.250 will be posted and be available for review by the last day of each month following such expenditures on the internet at the Crook County Treasurer’s Documents and Reports page. Copies of this information may be obtained from the county upon request and upon payment of a fee for costs in making copies of the posted information at the Crook County Treasurer's office located at 200 NE Second Street in Prineville, Oregon.


Public Meeting Dates
Work Sessions: 9:00 a.m. each Tuesday
Regular Meetings: 9:00 a.m. 1st and 3rd Wednesdays

Note: Occasionally it may be necessary to cancel or add a meeting date.
Public Work Session
The County Court meets weekly every Tuesday at 9 a.m. for a general Public Work Session in the meeting room located at 203 NE Court Street, Prineville, Oregon.  The purpose of this meeting is to provide the Court members an opportunity to conduct informal communications with each other, review pending matters, and identify issues before taking action during regular public meetings.  The public is welcome to observe.  Deliberations by the Court on agenda items generally occur during the regular public meeting, not during work session.  However, when time constraints require otherwise, the County Court may act on agenda items during work sessions, including executive session items held pursuant to ORS 192.660 or similar law.

Regular Public Session
The regular public meeting is the time during which the County Court considers items published in the agenda, including scheduled public hearing items, including approval of minutes, approval of legal documents, scheduled appearances, public hearings and executive session.

For information please contact the County Administration Office at 541-447-6555.  Assistance to handicapped individuals shall be provided with advance notice.

For a complete agenda and scheduled times, please refer to the County’s website.  A hard copy of the agenda may also be obtained from the County Administration Office; 541-447-6555.