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Lincoln City
City Hall - 541-996-2151 -
801 SW Hwy 101 (or PO Box 50), Lincoln City, OR 97367

Check the following for Lincoln City meeting dates:
1. The News Guard newspaper
2. Public Access TV Cable Channel 4
Note: The City's PEG access can read Mac PowerPoint slides - not just Windows.
3. Lincoln City government website -

Note: Apple Macintosh computer users - the left navigation frame may not show up on Macs, try Firefox.

City Manager
- David Hawker -
City Attorney - Joan Kelsey
Lincoln City Departments
Finance - ?? (Ron Tierney helps)
Library - Sue Jenkins
Parks and Recreation - Ron Ploger
Planning and Community Development - Richard Townsend
Public Works - Lila Bradley, Operations Manager
Urban Renewal -
Visitor and Convention Bureau - Sandy Pfaff
Lincoln City City Council and Urban Renewal Agency
The City Council usually meets the second and fourth Mondays of the month at 7pm.
Lincoln City's City Council has an elected mayor and 6 city councilors (3 wards with 2 councilors)
. The City Council also serves as the Urban Renewal Agency. They are volunteer positions. Elected terms are four years with no term limits.
City Council & Urban Renewal Agency Elected/
Term Begins Term Expires Position
City Mayor        
Lori Hollingsworth -
Occupation: Small Business Owner
Council Rep: Open Space Committee
Elected  1/1/07    
City Councilors
Ward 1 - North Lincoln City
Randy Butts
Council Rep:
Elected  1/1/07    
Rick Brissette
Occupation: Antique Store Owner
Council Rep:
Elected 11/08
City Councilors
Ward 2 - Central Lincoln City
Chester Noreikis
Occupation: Retired
Council Rep:
Dick Anderson
Occupation: Retired
Council Rep:


 1/1/09  2 year term to fill vacancy  
City Councilors
Ward 3 - South Lincoln City
Gary Ellingson
Occupation: Motel Owner
Council Rep: Visitor & Convention Bureau
Elected  1/1/07    
Timothy J Crenshaw
Council Rep:

The city council elects members of the city's boards and committees.

Boards & Committee

City Board or Committee Name City Board or Committee Member Elected/
Term Begins Term Expires
Budget Committee        
Citizen Involvement Committee

Open Space
4 year term, 5 members
Third Monday of the month
4:00 p.m.

5 appointed members

Ron Ploger, Parks Director

Parks Board
Council Rep-Doug Holbrook
Planning Commission
Tuesday nights
Sewer Committee        
Transportation Safety
Urban Renewal Agency
Monday night
before City Council meetings
Same as
City Council
Urban Renewal Advisory Board        
Visitor and Convention Bureau Advisory Committee
Council Rep-Gary Ellingson

CITY MASTER PLANS AND STUDIES available at the Driftwood Library
• Economic Plan is in progress
• Parks, Open Spaces, and Trails
• Water
Rocky Creek Project -
Proposed long-term water source

• Transportation
• Urban Renewal
• Wastewater Facilities Plan and
Collection System Master Plan
available at the Driftwood Library

Lincoln County
225 West Olive Street, Newport, OR 97365

County Manager
County Attorney

Lincoln County has three elected commissioners. They are paid positions.

Lincoln County Commissioners Elected/
Term Begins Term Expires
Bill Hall

Elected 11/04
Elected 11/08

Don Lindly   1/1/07  
Terry Thompson   1/1/07  

Lincoln County Courthouse

Oregon State
Salem, Oregon

Oregon State Representative & Senator Elected/
Term Begins Term Expires
State Representative Jean Cowan
State Senator Joanne Verger

United States
Washington, DC

United States Representative & Senators Elected/
Term Begins Term Expires
U.S. Congress Representative Kurt Schrader elected 11/08    
U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley elected 11/08    

US Senator Ron Wyden

elected 11/04    


Cascades West Financial Services, Inc.
League of Oregon Cities
Oregon Cascades West Council of Governments

Voter Information & Organizations

Democratic Party  
Democrats in Lincoln City & Lincoln County  
Precinct - Charmian Mass  
Precinct - Dick Ricketts  
Precinct - Russ Whitehead  
Republican Party  
Republicans in Lincoln City & Lincoln County  
Local Chapters
League of Conservation Voters
League of Women Voters of Oregon
local chapter meets at the Newport Public Library
187 Liberty St. NE, Room 307, Salem, OR 97301

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