City Recorder

City Recorder

The City Recorder, Abigail Donowho, holds one of three key staff positions spelled out in the city charter. According to the charter, the Recorder is assigned to administer, plan and direct the accounting, payroll, and financial management functions of the city and maintain all the official city records.

She oversees all city banking activities, assists in preparing the annual budget, management of the city’s investment portfolio, and oversees accounts receivable and payable, as well as payroll and human resources. She takes the minutes at City Council meetings and serves as clerk to the Council.

She is responsible for managing city records and archives, handles public records requests and serves on three City Council Committees: the Beautification, Finance, and Personnel Committees.


If you are interested in presenting an item to the City Council for consideration, please submit all pertinent documentation via email to or drop it off at City Hall to Abigail Donowho’s attention.  All agenda items must be approved by the Mayor.  The Council meets on the first and third Monday each month at 7:00 p.m.  The deadline for item submission is the Tuesday prior to the Council meeting.


City of Tillamook Code of Ordinances

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Oregon Government Ethics Commision (OGEC)

Abigail Donowho
City Recorder
210 Laurel Ave.
Tillamook, OR 97141
(503) 842-2472, Ext. 3454
Fax (503) 842-3445

Permits & Documents

The City Recorder’s office is the place to go for the following permits and documents. Or you may click on the item and download a PDF version of the document.


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