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Our district publishes all public notices here on the website and sends an email notice to all persons who have requested or agreed to receive them.  The dates and times for our regular board meetings, with proposed agendas, are found in the "Board Meetings" section of this website.

Other notices and general announcements may also be posted on the website, sent to our email list, or posted on our community bulletin board, as appropriate.

Other documents are accessible through the "Notices and Documents" menu on the left side of this page.

All currently scheduled meetings are accessible from the lower portion of the Home Page
Meetings of the board are public meetings and all interested persons are invited to attend.

Budget Committee Meetings: 

The Budget Committee meets each spring to consider the budget for each upcoming fiscal year. The Budget Committee meetings are scheduled to begin in late March to begin work on the budget for the Fiscal Year 2024-2025.


A public meeting of the Budget Committee of the Otter Rock Water District, Lincoln County, State of Oregon, to discuss the budget for the fiscal year July 1, 2024 to June 30, 2025, will be held online via Zoom. The Meeting will take place on March 26, 2024 at 6pm. See the meetings page of the district’s website: for the meeting link. The purpose of the meeting is to receive the budget message and to receive comments from the public on the budget. This is a public meeting where deliberation of the Budget Committee will take place. Any person may appear at the meeting and discuss the proposed programs with the Budget Committee. A copy of the budget document may be inspected or obtained on or after March 26, 2024, on the district website: or obtained by appointment made by email request to

Please see the Budget Committee Meetings Page for more information.

Board Positions and Election Results

The Otter Rock Water District is pleased to announce the results of the recent election held during the May 16, 2023 special election. Of the three positions that were up for election, Eileen Goldhammer won the election for position #2 which she previously had filled by appointment in July of 2022.  Starting in July 2023, the district will be welcoming our newest commissioner, Kellie Lombardi, who won the election for position #3. Both Eileen and Kellie will be sworn in at the July 11, 2023 monthly board meeting for their upcoming terms which run until June 30, 2027.

One Unfilled Board Position Remains

There is still one position open, position #5. The term for position #5, which must be filled by appointment, runs until June 30, 2027.

To inquire about the position or to apply for appointment, please contact Commissioner Lisa Hall. You will be sent an application form to fill out and return. Applications will be due by the weekend before the next board meeting.

Board members (Commissioners) are unpaid volunteers, and must be an "elector of the district" (registered to vote as a resident of the district). Monthly board meetings are regularly held on the Tuesday after the second Monday of each month. Board members review and approve bills and contracts, make policy decisions, and provide general oversight of the function of the water district. In addition to attending the board’s monthly meetings, commissioners are assigned additional duties or projects by the board.

For more information on the role of the board of commissioners, see the “Special Board Member Handbook” and other documents on the Board Reference page on this  website.


Meeting notices are emailed at least 24 hours prior to each scheduled meeting. If you are not receiving email notices from the District and wish to receive them, please submit a request through the Water District Office.  All currently scheduled meetings are accessible from the lower portion of the Home Page

Monthly Board Meetings: 

The Water District Board meets regularly each month on the Tuesday that follows the second Monday of the month to conduct all regular business.  

Board Work Sessions: 

Work sessions are a public meeting but not a public hearing, so there may or may not be an opportunity for public comment during any work session.

Budget Committee Meetings: 

The Budget Committee meets each spring to consider the budget for each upcoming fiscal year. Please see the Budget Committee Meetings Page for more information.

Informational Meetings:

These meetings are scheduled by the board as needed to gather information from outside sources on topics related to district business.