Budget Committee

Regular Meetings

  • Klamath County Government Center
    305 Main Street
    Room 219
    Klamath Falls, OR 97601


The Budget committee is composed of the members of the governing body (Board of Commissioners) and an equal number of electors (lay members). The lay members may not be officers, agents or employees of Klamath County.

                                                                                                                 Term Expiration

Board of Commissioners bocc@klamathcounty.org                                Continuous

Michelle Meyer mchllrich@gmail.com                                                     12/31/2024

Linda Tepper ltkruise@gmail.com                                                           12/31/2025

Jessica Chastain jessicachastain@charter.net                                       12/31/2026                                  

Committee's Purpose

The Budget Committee’s purpose is to assist the Board of Commissioners in fulfilling Klamath County’s obligations under Oregon Budget Law (ORS 294.305 to 294.565). A copy of the bylaws of the Budget Committee are available (PDF).

Public Comments

Public comments are encouraged by the Klamath County Budget Committee. Your involvement helps shape the services that are provided to our community. Comments may be submitted in writing, in person, or via Zoom. If you wish to provide written comments please submit them to the Klamath County Finance Office.

If you wish to make comments in person, you may do so by attending a Budget Committee meeting. Public comments are accepted in the following manner:

  • Public comment will be taken at the beginning of the daily session for the County Departments presented that particular day. Special Districts allow for public comment during their hearings.
  • Time is limited to a maximum of three minutes.

Budget Committee Hearings

The 2023-2024 Budget Committee Hearings page contains links to the departmental Budget Analysis reports as well as other materials as needed by Department Heads for their presentations at the budget hearings. This page also includes a link to our digital Budget Book. Charter Cable channel 181 will broadcast the hearings live. Hearings will be available via livestream on the Klamath County Homepage.