Crook County - Public Notices


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.


Public Notice: Crook County Court meeting, Wednesday, March 20, 2019, 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: None at this time

Executive Session: None at this time.

 Afternoon: 1:30 Hegele Land Use Hearing; 3:30 Hearing - Cooper v Woodward.

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.

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 County Legal Department Conference Room at 203 NE Court Street, Prineville, OR, at 9:00 AM on Friday, March 1, 2019. The principal subject anticipated to be considered is a letter regarding proposed carbon cap-and-trade legislation (HB 2020). Additional items may be discussed that arise too late to be included as part of this notice.

Crook County, Oregon, intends to award a contract through a special procurement procedure.  The proposed procurement is for creation of a fiber connection network for internet access between and among a dozen County offices located in Prineville, OR.  Crook County intends to seek informal quotes from TDS Telecom Service, LLC, d/b/a TDS Telecom, and Lightspeed Networks, Inc., d/b/a LS Networks, followed by a services contract with the selected proposer.  In accordance with Crook County Code 3.12.070 and ORS 279B.085, the County will accept written comments on the proposed procurement at 300 NE Third Street, Attn:  County Counsel’s Office, Prineville, Oregon 97754.  Written comments must be received by 5 p.m. on Friday, March 8, 2019.

Crook County 2nd Amendment Gun Rights Letter


Notice is hereby given that the Crook County Court will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, March 20, 2019, at 1:30 p.m.  The hearing will be held at the Crook County Annex Building at 320 NE Court St., Prineville, OR 97754.  Chuck Hegele, the applicant and owner of the subject property has appealed the Crook County Planning Commission’s January 10, 2019 denial of a conditional use permit for a private park (RV Campground in conjunction with Living History Museum).

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Notice is hereby given that the Crook County Court will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, March 20, 2019, at 3:30 p.m.  The hearing will be held at the Crook County Annex Building at 320 NE Court St., Prineville, OR 97754.  Kristy Cooper, Melvin Cooper, Andy Schutz, Tiina Allas, and Steve Harlan, the owners of the properties in the vicinity of the subject property have appealed the Crook County Planning Commission’s January 10, 2019 approval of a modification of applicant’s aggregate permit to allow an asphalt batch plant.

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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
Prior to the regular public meeting, the County Court meets for a general public work session in the County Legal Office 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.

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