About the Sherman County Court
Called a “County Court” to reflect historical responsibilities of the office, the Sherman County Court sets policy and manages the business affairs of the County, including apportioning and levying taxes. County Court also oversees the organization and budgeting of all County programs.
The Chair of the Sherman County Court is the County Judge. The County Judge also handles juvenile and probate court matters.
County Court meets at 9 a.m. on the first and third Wednesdays of each month to conduct the business of the County. Meetings are held in the Commissioners Meeting room at the Sherman County Courthouse. To talk to someone about adding an item to the agenda, please call Tammi Gaskey at 541-565-3416 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. All items must be added to the agenda by Noon on Monday the week of County Court. Any agenda items received after the deadline will be added to the next County Court agenda.
These meetings are open to the public and public comment is accepted.
Public Comment Instructions
During County Court sessions, members of the public wishing to speak can indicate this by raising a hand. The County Judge will acknowledge the speaker and ask for name identification for the minutes. After being called on and providing name identification, the speaker may give comment.
During a public hearing, the County Judge will open up the floor for public comment. The above procedure will take place after this.
The time allotted for a speaker’s comment is determined by the County Judge. Typically, the time-limit for a single speaker’s comment is two minutes. This will vary depending on the topic at hand and the time-constraints of the agenda.
The County Court thanks citizens for their participation in Sherman County governance. The Court values the citizens of Sherman County, and participation allows the Court to better serve the community at large.
- Association of Oregon Counties
- League of Oregon Cities
- State of Oregon
- National Association of Counties
- Oregon Blue Book, Sherman County
- Sherman County Quick Facts - 2000 Census Summary
Request for Applications For
Community Dispute Resolution Services
Notice is hereby given that Gilliam, Hood River, Sherman, Wasco and Wheeler Counties and the University of Oregon on behalf of the University of Oregon School of Law (Grantor) are initiating the application and selection process for grant funds available to eligible community dispute resolution programs in Gilliam, Hood River, Sherman, Wasco and Wheeler Counties under ORS 36.155. The grant period is July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2023, subject to funding authorization by the 2021 Legislature. Assuming funding for 2021-2023 is reauthorized by the 2021 Legislature, grant funds for Gilliam, Hood River, Sherman, Wasco and Wheeler Counties will be approximately $47,344 for this period.
Applications must be received by April 30, 2021 at 5:00 p.m. Late applications may not be considered.