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Events and Activities

These events were discussed at the 11/06/2021 Curry County Democrats General Meeting.

To read the full minutes of our meetings, visit our website at currydemocrats.org.

November 8Southwest Oregon Democrats will have the opportunity to weigh in on “What Does Climate Action Look Like to You?” Join a Zoom meeting at 6:00 pm to contribute your thoughts and goals about climate change and how it affects our part of the state.

Click this link to register: https://bit.ly/SouthwesternLS  or contact Jaiden Oquendo at oquendod@gmail.com to share your ideas.

November 10 – Deadline for 2nd round of feedback on the Democratic Party of Oregon Platform and Legislative Action Items. Check it out here: https://dpo.org/2021-platform-convention/ and then click “Submitting Feedback” at the bottom.

November 12 – Join an Indivisible North Curry County (INCC) Rally in support of passing the Freedom to Vote Act. 1634 Oregon Street (Hwy 101) Port Orford, noon to 1:00.  We will rally along with Americans across the nation for the Freedom to Vote:Time to Act Week of Action. Signs will be available.  For more information on this bill, check out this fact sheet: https://www.brennancenter.org/sites/default/files/2021-11/2021_11_FreedomToVote.pdf

For more info on INCC contact indivisiblencc@gmail.com or Casey Folden at 541-366-2044.

December 24 – Curry County Democrats will be volunteering at the Azalea Park Holiday Light Show in Brookings, helping at the ticket booth and the Snack Shack. Strict COVID protocols will be in place. Volunteers are still needed. Contact Lisa at the CCD office 541-412-3367 or CurryDems.OR@gmail.com

Ongoing – St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church in Brookings has been able to offer a limited supply of the COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 5 -11.  Contact the church at 541 469 3314, 9 – Noon on Monday, Wednesday, Friday for more information on possible future appointments.

Ongoing – City and County Government Meetings. Find out what’s going on in your community.  Share your opinion and get to know your elected members of the City Council and Board of Commissioners. Each meeting has a specified time for citizen comment. Check the links for the rules regarding these meetings. Phone-in options are also available for each meeting.

1)    The Brookings City Council meets every second and fourth Monday at 7:00 pm at the City Hall Council Chambers 898 Elk Drive, Brookings. Check it all out at https://www.brookings.or.us/102/City-Council. Recent meetings have included unanimous votes to limit churches’ abilities to provide benevolent food service, as well as denying KCIW Curry Coast Community Radio’s request for a 90-day extension of their agreement with the city in order to remain on the air until their new site is operational. Residents with Charter Spectrum can view meetings live on their television on PEG Channel 181. It is possible to stream the meetings live on a computer by copying and pasting the following link inside your web browser: mms://68.185.2.46:8080.

2)    The Gold Beach City Council meets on the first Monday of every month.  Meetings begin at 6:30 pm. Check it out at https://www.goldbeachoregon.gov/. Recent meetings have included discussions on urban renewal and housing issues. To join meeting by smart phone/tablet/computer click link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86310453676?pwd=bVB4UEdsbWRQY mx5dHR1YnRtYm1xZz09 Passcode: 739500

To be notified of City Council meetings via email visit: www.goldbeachoregon.gov and click on the Contact button. Videos of prior Council meetings can be viewed online at

https://currycountyvoices.com/

3)    The Port Orford City Council meets the third Thursday of each month at 5:30 pm in the Gable Council Chambers at City Hall. Check it all out at https://portorford.org/city-council/ .

Recent meetings have included discussions on building height restrictions and a moratorium on new vacation rentals until the Planning Commission can present a report. Join from your computer, tablet, or smartphone. https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/914622789.

4)    The Curry County Board of Commissioners meets at 9:00 am the first and third Wednesday of

every month at Curry County Administrative Annex, 94235 Moore Street, Suite 122 in Gold

Beach. Check it out at https://www.co.curry.or.us/government.  Discussions have included COVID-19 in our county and how to spend the $4 million Curry County is in line to receive from American Rescue Plan (ARP) monies.  Find out about the committee formed to make recommendations to the Commissioners on the use of this money and how to make an application for fund distribution at https://www.co.curry.or.us/government/board_of_commissioners/committees_councils_and_advisory_boards.php

For more information on any of these events, call the CCD office 541-412-3367, CurryDems.OR@gmail.com

Curry County Democrats are completely funded by donations we receive directly.  We are not funded by the National nor State Democrat parties.

If you would like to make a donation to support the Curry Democrats’ office please follow this link https://secure.actblue.com/donate/curry-county-democratic-party–or–1

Thank you,

Lisa Neher
Public Information Officer/Office Manager, Curry County Democrats
Office number 541-412-3367personal 541-251-2175 cell/text (texting best)
(she/her)