Welcome to Malheur County

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It is the mission of Malheur County to administrate an economically sound local government, while maintaining the highest standards of leadership and service.

Malheur County is located in beautiful Eastern Oregon. It is a place filled with fascinating history, diverse landscape and friendly people. Malheur County is one of Oregon’s best-kept secrets! Located in Oregon’s southeast corner, the county is the state’s second largest. It is 94 percent rangeland, two-thirds of which is controlled by the Federal Bureau of Land Management. Today, irrigated fields in the county’s northeastern corner, 

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Notice of Public Hearing – Amending the Ontario UGA

Notice of Public Hearing – Amending the Ontario UGA   NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Malheur County Court and Ontario City Council will hold a public hearing on Thursday, November 7, 2019 beginning at 6:00 p.m. at the Ontario City Hall, Council Chambers, 444 SW 4th St., Ontario, Oregon. The purpose of the public … Read more

Notice of Hearing – Flood Control Ordinance

ORDINANCE AMENDING THE TEXT OF MALHEUR COUNTY CODE TITLE 5 CHAPTER 2 ENTITLED FLOOD CONTROL IN ORDER TO CONFORM WITH FEDERAL FLOODPLAIN REGULATIONS AND OREGON SPECIALTY CODES; AND DECLARING AN EMERGECY   The Malheur County Court will hear the above-entitled ordinance (Ordinance No. 219) on October 30, 2019 and November 13, 2019 at 9:00 a.m. … Read more


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