Town Council

The town council for Lakeview includes four elected councilors, and the town mayor.

  • Darwin Johnson is the council President;
  • Ray Turner is the major of Lakeview, Oregon;
  • Sandra Wenzel is a town council member. (Sandra Bio);
  • Robert S. Langum;
    Robert is a town council member;
  • Niki Taylor is a town council member.

The town council for Lakeview is created to:

  • develop interaction between the Administration of Lakeview and civil society, ensuring the participation of citizens, public associations and other organizations in the discussion and development of decisions on issues of local government organization;
  • ensure that socially significant interests of citizens, public associations and other organizations are taken into account when resolving issues in the field of organization of local self-government;
  • increase the efficiency of the Administration of Lakeview;
  • ensure information transparency of the activities of the Administration of Lakeview;
  • conduct an independent assessment of the quality of work and rating of municipal institutions of the city, provide services to the population in the fields of education, culture, physical education and sports.

The main tasks and functions of the town council:

  • Participation in the consideration of issues in the field of activity of the City Administration, which caused increased public resonance, and the development of proposals for their settlement;
  • Development of recommendations to improve the efficiency of the Administration of the city;
  • Nomination, collection and examination of public initiatives related to the activities of the Administration of the city and preparation of proposals for their consideration and implementation by the Administration of the city;
  • Conducting a public examination and assessing the regulatory impact of draft regulatory acts developed by the Administration of Lakeview;
  • Consideration of the anti-corruption action plan in the Administration of the city, reports and other materials on the progress and results of its implementation;
  • As part of an independent assessment of the quality of services provided by social organizations: the formation of a list of organizations in respect of which an independent assessment is carried out; development and approval of the procedure for conducting an independent assessment of the quality of services provided by social organizations; formation of proposals for the development of technical specifications for the operator organization, which collects, summarizes and analyzes information on the quality of services provided by social organizations, participates in the consideration of draft documentation on the procurement of works, services, and a draft state contract concluded with the operator organization; the establishment of additional criteria for assessing the quality of the provision of services by social organizations (if necessary); an independent assessment of the quality of services provided by organizations in the social sphere, taking into account the information provided by the operator organization, including the formation of rating (s) of organizations; the formation of proposals to improve the quality of the activities of social organizations;
  • Evaluation of the quality of the provision by the City Administration and municipal services;
  • Consideration of issues related to the development of standards for the provision of state and municipal services and the monitoring of their implementation;
  • Participation in informing citizens and organizations about the activities of the Administration of the city, including through the media and organizing a public discussion of issues related to the powers of the Administration of the city;
  • Providing advice and preparing expert opinions on the organization of local self-government at the request of the Administration of the city;
  • Participation in the procedure determined by the Administration of Lakeview in the work of certification and competition commissions;
  • Other tasks and functions determined by the Administration of Lakeview.