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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**NEW** THE COUNTY NOW HAS A PAYMENT DROP BOX

THE COUNTY NOW HAS A DRIVE-UP PAYMENT DROP BOX, ENTRANCE IS OFF OF “C” STREET WEST. PLEASE DO NOT PUT CASH IN DROP BOX.

The Malheur County drive-up drop box is available for:

Tax Payments

Juvenile Department

Planning Department

Environmental Health

Assessor Office

Clerk/Recording Office

DO NOT PLACE PAYMENTS TO ANY OTHER DEPARTMENT IN THIS BOX

DO NOT PLACE VOTING BALLOTS IN THIS BOX.

If you are placing payment or paperwork in the drop box, please indicate with an account number or the department it is pertaining to.

The drop box is located behind the Courthouse on the corner of C Street and Bryant Street, entrance is off of C street.

PUBLIC HEARING: ORDINANCE AMENDING THE MALHEUR COUNTY OUTDOOR MASS GATHERING ORDINANCE

ORDINANCE AMENDING THE MALHEUR COUNTY OUTDOOR MASS GATHERING ORDINANCE

 The Malheur County Court will hear the above-entitled ordinance (Ordinance No. 225) on September 30, 2020 and October 14, 2020 at 9:30 a.m. in room 106 of the Malheur County Courthouse, 251 B Street West, Vale.  Due to COVID-19 the public is asked to participate in the hearing electronically or telephonically via Go-To Meeting.  Login by computer/tablet/smartphone: https://www.gotomeet.me/MCPZ/malheur-county-court; phone in: 1-571-317-3129; Access Code:  299-510-653 (long distance charges may apply; a toll-free number is available upon request by calling 541-473-5124).  Written comments will be received up to and including the date and time of the hearings and may be emailed to kim.ross@malheurco.org. More information and a copy of the amended ordinance can be obtained by calling 541-473-5124 or on the County website at www.malheurco.org.

CLICK HERE FOR A COPY OF ORDINANCE NO.  225, Malheur County’s Outdoor Mass Gathering Ordinance set out in the Malheur County Code Title 3 Chapter 2 amendment.

CLICK HERE FOR COPY OF ORDINANCE NO.  189, Outdoor Mass Gathering Ordinance.

County Seeks Property Tax Appeals Board Volunteers

County Seeks Property Tax Appeals Board Volunteers

IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Gayle V. Trotter, County Clerk Phone (541) 473-5151
Hours 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. M-F
County Seeks Property Tax Appeals Board Volunteers
Please consider serving the community by volunteering on the Malheur County Board of Property Tax
Appeals (BOPTA). The board is responsible for hearing taxpayer appeals for reduction of the real
market or assessed value of their real and personal property. Letters of interest are due no later than
5:00 pm Friday, September 18, 2020. Letters of interest can be dropped off at the Malheur County
Clerk’s Office or by emailing Gayle at gayle.trotter@malheurco.org

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