News and Updates

    Read the latest Legislative Update from the SDAO Government Affairs Department!


   The SDAO Internship Grant Program is accepting applications! Learn more about the program and apply today. 

  SDAO is looking for individuals to assist us on the Awards Committee and Conference and Education Committee. We also are seeking Legislative Program Advocates and volunteers to assist SDAO members with answering questions on identified areas of expertise. Submit the Committee and Volunteer Interest Form to get involved. 

  Recreational Immunity is being threatened and we need your help. For more information, please read the recreational immunity brochure we recently distributed to members. Click here to download the sample resolution in Word.  


SDAO Annual Conference

Thank you to everyone who attended the SDAO Annual Conference in Portland! We had a great time meeting you and hope you had a wonderful experience. Session handouts will remain on the conference website until this fall. We hope to see everyone at the 2018 SDAO Annual Conference in Seaside February 9-11, 2018!

Video: Oregon Special Districts

Special Districts OPB Interview

Frank Stratton, SDAO Executive Director, was featured on OPB's Think Out Loud to speak about Oregon's special districts. Click here to listen to the segment.