Airport Committee

The purpose of the Seaside Airport Committee is to act as an advisory body to the City Council, the City Manager, and the Public Works Director/City Engineer regarding issues concern the Seaside Public Airport.

The committee shall consist of the following seven (7) members: resident of the City of Gearhart, and six (6) members, who are not employees of the City, and at least four (4) of the members shall reside within the City limits who shall serve as members. The Mayor shall appoint one member of the City council as the Council liaison, and the Public Works Director shall be the Staff liaison to the Committee.

The members of the committee shall be selected from, but are not limited to, members of the following groups: person with a demonstrated interest in public airport, educators, private businesspersons, persons with a diversity of ethnic and cultural affiliations, and persons of diverse economic backgrounds and interests.

The members shall serve without salary or compensation of any nature.

All members shall be appointed by the City Council and shall serve for a term of three years. However, three of the first non-permanent members shall be appointed for a term of one year, two years, and three years respectively. As those terms expire, the vacancy will be filled for three-year terms in each case.

Each year, at the first Committee meeting in January, the members shall appoint one of their members as Chairperson and one as Vice-Chairperson. One of the Committee members will serve as Secretary. Minutes of all meetings will be filed with the City Council.

The Committee shall hold a regular meeting at least once each month of the calendar year. The meetings shall be open to the public. Any person appointed by the City Council to serve on this committee who misses three or more regularly scheduled meetings during a 12 month period shall be notified by letter that the position must be vacated. The individual may appeal the decision to the City Council. (A 12 month period is defined as beginning of January of each calendar year.)


Term of Office: 3 years

Number of Members: 7

Committee Members

NameTitleAddressPhoneTerm Expires
Randall Henderson

Chair

89066 Ocean Dr.
Warrenton, 97146

(503) 577-6153

06/30/2023

Teri Carpenter

Vice Chair

220 Avenue U
Seaside, 97138

(425) 246-9962

06/30/2022

Jesse Taylor

Secretary

2041 Aldercrest St.
Seaside, 97138

(503) 440-7564

06/30/2021

Bruce Francis

Member

90250 Shore Line Dr.
Warrenton, 97146

(503) 440-0033

06/30/2021

Dianne Widdop

Member

P.O. Box 2116
Gearhart, 97138

(503) 440-0358

06/30/2021

Joyce Hunt

Member

510 13 Ave.
Seaside, 97138

(503) 739-1825

06/30/2022

Roy Bennett

Member

2026 Fernwood St.
Seaside, 97138

(503) 738-4102

06/30/2023

Public Works Liaison

1387 Avenue U
Seaside, 97138

(503) 738-5112

City Council Liaison

454 Highland Dr.
Seaside, 97138

(503) 440-3090