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Coquille City Government

The City operates under the council/manager form of government, with a Mayor and six Council Members. The City Manager is responsible for the day to day operations of the city.

Mayor & City Council

Mayor - 2 year term

Mayor Sam Flaherty

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Councilors - 4 year term

Councilor Julie Nighswonger

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Councilor John Cooper

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Councilor Jay Westrum

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Councilor Jake Marshall

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Councilor Ann Parker  

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Councilor Matt Rowe 

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Regular Council Meeting are held on the first Monday (and third Monday if necessary) of every month at 7:00 PM at City Hall in the Council Chambers, 851 N. Central Blvd.  Public welcome! 

City Hall hours are 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM and is closed from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM.

Mailing Address

851 N. Central  Coquille, OR  97423


Office: 541-396-2115     Fax: 541-396-5125

City Manager

Forrest Neuerburg

Department Directors:

Rick Hohnbaum

Finance Department

Mark Denning

Public Works Department

Chief Scott Sanders

Police Department

Chief Justin Ferren 

Fire Department


Library Department