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Stayton City Council

The Stayton City Council meets the first and third Monday of the month at 7:00 p.m. in the Stayton Community Center. The Council is made up of a Mayor who serves a four year term and five councilors who serve four-year terms.

Council Rules

The Stayton City Council adopted rules on July 19, 2021 via Resolution No. 1027. You can download a copy of the rules below. 


  • Mayor Brian Quigley was sworn in as Mayor on January 3, 2023. His prior service to the city includes 10 years on the City Council, 5 years on the Parks board and multiple appointments to the charter review committees.


    Brian holds a Bachelor’s of Arts degree from the University of New Mexico and has lived in Stayton since 2003 with his wife Tina and his two sons.


    In his spare time he enjoys cycling, kayaking and spending time outdoors.


    Contact Mayor Quigley

  • Councilor David Giglio was sworn in as a Councilor on January 3, 2023.

    Contact Councilor Giglio

  • Councilor McDonald has been serving on the Council since January 7, 2020.


    Raised on a Christmas tree farm in Silverton, Oregon, Ben has lived his entire life in the state, ranging from Eugene to Klamath Falls and back again. After earning his Bachelor's Degree in IT from the Oregon Institute of Technology, he's lived and worked in or near Stayton since 2011. He currently serves as the Plant Technology Manager for Jeld-Wen, Inc. at the manufacturing facility in Stayton.


    Married since 2010 with two children, Ben spends his time shuttling his boys to school and sports and enjoys working on DIY home improvement projects. Ben is looking forward to his first public service experience and working with the council to improve the lives of all our residents.


    Contact Councilor McDonald

  • Councilor Jordan Ohrt has been serving on the City Council since January 2019.

    Coming from a Navy family, Jordan spent most of her childhood overseas until her parents retired and their family settled in Oregon in 2000. She has a Bachelor of Business Administration in Hospitality and Tourism Management from James Madison University, is a small business owner helping clients all over the Willamette Valley and is the current Director of Women in Networking.

    Jordan, her husband and two young children moved to Stayton in 2017 and look forward to putting down roots in the community. In her free time Jordan enjoys cooking with her husband, gardening, hanging out with her children and chickens and spending time with friends and family.

    Contact Councilor Ohrt

  • Councilor David Patty has served on the City Council since January 2019.


    Previously, David spent 10 years in the Air Force serving his country. He is currently an employee with the State of Oregon as an Analyst. He has served as a Local Labor Union President, Stayton Budget Committee member, and in various community service capacities.


    Since 2001, David has lived in Stayton with the exception of his Active Duty time in the military. He enjoys spending time with his wife Katie and their children. His hobbies include running, kayaking, and attending community events. His goal is to continue improving Stayton to make it a better place to live.


    Contact Councilor Patty

  • Councilor Steve Sims began his term on the City Council in February 2023. He had previously served on the Parks and Recreation Board.


    Steve was a career Naval Officer and served approximately 30 years between active duty and the reserves. He retired in 2016 from the Navy and moved from Italy back to Stayton, Oregon. His education includes a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from Oregon State University and a Master of Arts degree in Public Administration from Georgia College and State University.


    Steve was born in Stayton and lived between Stayton and Salem growing up until entering the Navy upon graduation from high school. He is married to Shelly and has two daughters named Madison and Valerie. His hobbies include fishing, golfing, and gardening.


    His goals include continuing to improve the quality of life for Stayton residents and to support efforts to make Stayton a positive environment for businesses to thrive.

    Contact Councilor Sims

City Council Goals

Biannually, the City Council holds a goal setting work session to determine and update their goals. The most recent goal setting retreat was held on Saturday, March 11, 2023. Facilitator Sara Singer Wilson of SSW Consulting led the goal setting session. The Council adopted their goals at their April 17, 2023 meeting.

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