City Council

VACANT COUNCIL SEAT

In addition to the three seats whose terms have ended, we have been notified that Councilor Womack will have to resign at the end of the year.  This seats has a term ending December 31, 2018. Citizens interested in serving out the remainder of this term are encouraged to submit an application to City Hall by December 5, 2016.

Qualifications:

  • You must be a resident of the City of Pilot Rock who has resided continuously in the City during the 12 months immediately preceding the date of application.
  • Employees of the City of Pilot Rock are not eligible.
  • This is an appointed possition and not subject to the election process.
  • This is a volunteer position.
  • As a City Councilor you will be expected to attend Council meetings and make decisions that affect the City of Pilot Rock. 
  • Regular Council meetings are held the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month, at 7pm, in the Council Chambers.

Applications are available at City Hall 144 N. Alder Pl. Call 541-443-2811 with questions.

 

2016 CITY COUNCIL ELECTION

 

At the 2016 General Election on November 8th, three Councilor positions will appear on the ballot.  The filing period for interested candidates began on June 1, 2016 and all filing requirements were to be completed by 5:00 p.m. on August 24, 2016.

Two citizens submitted their information and will appear on the ballot:

Chris L. Thornton

Jackie I. Carey

Open City of Pilot Rock Positions

 

Councilor     Currently held by Ray Corwin                          Four Year Term

Councilor     Currently held by Raymond Doherty                Four Year Term

Councilor     Currently held by Morgan (Deacon) Perkins      Four Year Term

  • All positions are non-partisan.

  • Council positions are elected at large- meaning candidates may reside in any area of the community.

  • All terms will begin on January 1, 2017, and shall take office at the first regular Council meeting following the election.

  • All positions are volunteer/non-paid.

 

Qualifications and Residency Requirements

To qualify as a candidate for Mayor or City Councilor, you must be:

Ø    A qualified elector under the State law and a registered voter.

Ø    A resident of the City of Pilot Rock who has resided continuously in the City during the 12 month immediately preceding the election they are filing for.

 

The Pilot Rock City Recorder, Teri Porter is the Elections filing Officer for the City of Pilot Rock elections.  Please contact Mrs. Porter at (541) 443-2811 or via email at teri.porter@cityofpilotrock.org for additional information or for an election information packet. 

 

 

 

Mayor - Virginia Carnes

Term Ending:  December 31, 2018

Address PO Box 542, Pilot Rock, OR 97868
Phone Home 541-443-5832, Cell 541-969-6033
Email vcarnes@centurytel.net
Education LaGrande High School, Eastern Oregon College of Education, Extensive post-graduate classes in education.
Current Occupation Mayor and Retired Educator, and busier than ever!
Employment History Retired Educator after 34 years at Pilot Rock School District 2R. Homestead Youth Lodge for 10 years, Umatilla County Jail for 3 years.
Community Service Pilot Rock Rural Fire District Board of Directors, Pilot Rock City Council, Swim Program Director, St. Helen's Catholic Church, Oregon Education Association, Pilot Rock Education Association, Community Action League, National Night Out Committee, SMART, Pendleton Center for the Arts, Pendleton Chamber of Commerce, Pilot Rock Chamber of Commerce, Umatilla County Tourism Chair, Pilot Rock Downtown, Association Mayor and other activities as needed/necessary.
Awards Pilot Rock First Citizen 1998
Hobbies Reading, sewing, pond gardening, cake decorating, crafts, quilting, woodworking and knitting.
Family 4 stepdaughters - Rebecca of Phoenix, AZ, Heather of Boise, Amy of Milton-Freewater, Sara of Walla Walla and 13 grandchildren.

Councilor at Large, Terry Womack

Term Ending  December 31, 2018
Address  
Phone 541-379-2310 
Email

 terry.womack@cityofpilotrock.org

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Councilor at Large, Bob Deno

Term Ending December 31, 2018
Address

 PO Box 61,  Pilot Rock, OR 97868

 

Phone  
Email bob.deno@cityofpilotrock.org
Education  
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Community Service  Current City Council Member
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Councilor at Large, Deacon Perkins

Term Ending December 31, 2016
Address PO Box 931
Phone 541-999-2039
Email deacon.perkins@cityofpilotrock.org
Education

Bachelor of Science degree in Secondary Education from Oregon College of Education.

Masters of Science degree in School Counseling from Oregon State University.

Current Occupation Semi-retired; caretaker for the Pilot Rock Cemetery
Employment History A 30 year career in Oregon Public Education (teacher, coach, athletic director, school counselor)
Community Service Pilot Rock Lions Club, Pilot Rock Booster Club, Siuslaw Athletic Booster Club, Pilot Rock Community Days Committee.
Hobbies  
Family Married with three grown children and two grandsons.

Councilor at Large, Ray Corwin

Term Ending December 31, 2016
Address 988 SW Cedar P.O. 953 Pilot Rock, OR 97868 
Phone  

Email

 

ray.corwin@cityofpilotrock.org

Education  
Current
Occupation

 O'Reilly Auto Parts

Employment History  
Community Service  Current City Council Member
Hobbies  Hunting, Fishing, Sports
Family  Traci, Ty, & Wyatt

 

Councilor at Large, James Hinkle

Term Ending

 December 31, 2018                                                                                       

Address  414 SE 4th

Phone

 

Email  jim.hinkle@cityofpilotrock.org

Education

 Pilot Rock High School

Current Occupation  Internet Tech
Employment History  Prison 1994-2012 16 yrs

Community Service

 Fire Department, Farmers Market, Community Days, October Fest,

Hobbies

 4 wheelers

Family

Married to Nancy Hinkle & raising grandson Dakota, Strong Family ties to Pilot Rock 4 generations of family.  Strong religious ties to Pilot Rock Baptist Church.

 Councilor at Large, Raymond Doherty

Term Ending  December 31, 2016

 

Address  718 NE Fir  

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Email   raymond.doherty@cityofpilotrock.org  

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