Deschutes County, OR

07/12/2018 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 07/12/2018 13:07

Deschutes County seeks applications for County College program

Deschutes County is accepting applications from residents for its 2018 County College program. County College gives members of the community the opportunity to learn more about county services and programs.

Participants will get a unique look at how Deschutes County functions by hearing from staff in various departments, participating in group discussions and touring county facilities.

County College sessions are held on Tuesday evenings and begin at 5:30 p.m. The 10-week program begins on Sept. 4 and concludes on Nov. 6. Dinner is provided.

Applicants from a range of geographic areas are sought and an interest in county programs and services is desired. Due to limited meeting space, not all applicants will be accepted into the program.

To apply, visit The application deadline is Monday, July 30 at 5 p.m.

The 2018 County College schedule includes*:

  • Sept. 4 - Meet the County Commissioners / Administration
  • Sept. 11 - Road Department
  • Sept. 18 - Department of Solid Waste
  • Sept. 25 - Fair & Expo Center
  • Oct. 2 - Community Development Department
  • Oct. 9 - Health Services and Veterans' Services
  • Oct. 16 - 9-1-1 and Deschutes County Sheriff's Office
  • Oct. 17 - Optional Tour of the Adult Jail
  • Oct. 23 - District Attorney's Office and Community Justice
  • Oct. 30 - Assessor's Office and County Clerk's Office
  • Nov. 7 - Finance, Internal Audit, Election Night Tour

For additional information, please call Whitney Hale, Deschutes County's Public Information Officer, at (541) 330-4640.

*The 2018 schedule is subject to change.