Committees, Boards & Initiatives

  • Harney County Wolf Advisory Committee
  • Harney County Budget Board
  • Harney County Workforce Housing Road Map 2019:
    • The purpose of the Harney County Workforce Housing Road Map is to provide a technical assistance report to the County, City of Burns, City of Hines, and the Burns Paiute Tribe that addresses the state of workforce housing in Harney County, Oregon. This Road Map provides recommendations for future housing development strategies, priorities, and approaches, particularly financial strategies, to support economic stability and growth in the county.

The Wolf Advisory Committee meets to discuss ways to assist livestock producers with non-lethal deterrent methods related to wolf depredation, and to make recommendations to the Harney County Court regarding any monetary or other compensation and/or other wolf-related issues for the county. Members are appointed by the Harney County Court and term lengths are four years. The committee meets as needed. Meetings are open to the public. Patty Dorroh represents the Harney County Court on this committee. 

Current Advisory Committee Members
Name Representing Term Expiration
Wayne Smith Livestock Producer December 31, 2020
Ken Bentz Livestock Producer December 31, 2021
Kerry Boggs Local Business December 31, 2021
Open Local Business December 31, 2020
Suzanne Settle Wolf Conservation December 31, 2020
Paul Gray Wolf Conservation December 31, 2021


Supporting Documents


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