FAQ Topic: County Court

What is “The Citizen Reporter”?

“The Citizen Reporter” is Sherman County’s bi-monthly newsletter, produced by the County Court Administrative Assistant. The newsletter contains events and news submitted by entities within the County. Each edition is published online, with printed copies sent to residents countywide. Extra copies often can be found at the Sherman County Senior/Community Center in Moro, Oregon.

What sort of cases are handled by the Sherman County Court?

Sherman County Court (Sherman County Board of Commissioners) sets policy and manages the business affairs of the county, including apportioning and levying taxes and overseeing the organization and budgeting of all county programs. Called a “County Court” to reflect historical responsibilities of the office, the Chairman of the Board is the County Judge who handles … Continued

When are County Court minutes published and where can I access them online?

Minutes are published after they have been approved by County Court — usually two weeks from the Court date they are written for. Approved minutes are published on the County Court’s “Archive of County Court Meeting Minutes” page. Copies of approved minutes also are kept on file at the County Clerk’s Office.

Where is County Court held?

County Court is held in the Commissioners Meeting Room, unless otherwise specified in the meeting notice or on the agenda.

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