City Council

Notes from the Council Chambers

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October 11 City Council Workshop

Marketing Strategies for Surplus Property.  Council discussed the criteria they wanted to use to market the property given to the City by the state and previously a part of the EOTC campus.  After some discussion, Council determined that preferences would be given to developers who made a proposal with the following criteria: workforce/student housing, compliments/connections to the college campus, and a proven track history of successfully managed rental properties.

Notes from the Council Chambers

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City Receives Grant for Art

Pacific Power contributed a check for $3,500 to help cover the cost of new bronze’s on Main Street.  These statues have been paid for by grants and out of the 1.75% of the transient room tax revenue (typically around $14,000/year) collected specifically for that purpose.

Badge Pinning and Swearing In of New Firefighters

New Firefighters Sworn In

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Mayor Houk administers the oath of office for two new Firefighter/Paramedics at the City Council meeting Tuesday night.   Being sworn in were:  Jordan Tyer, a Reserve for the Pendleton Fire & Ambulance Department for the last 2 years, and Marc Proctor, formerly of the Bend Fire Department.

The City welcomes both new employees to the City of Pendleton family!!

Also sworn in Tuesday night were three new Reserves for the department:  Nelly Arroyo, Terri Clerk, and Sara Burke.

Notes from the Council Chambers

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September 20, 2016

Pendleton Development Commission (Governing Body of the Urban Renewal District)

Old City Hall Update

Notes from the Council Chambers

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September 6, 2016

Board Appointments

Council appointed replacements for the Library Board.  There are always positions available on commissions and boards serving the City.  If you know of people who would make good leaders, who have expressed an interest in serving, please encourage them to contact Donna at City Hall about current vacancies.  We have recently started using an email list of Leadership Pendleton graduates to solicit them for serving, with great success.


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Council Workshop August 9

Update to the Utility Rate Reduction

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Council Meeting July 19

Model Air Park

Council approved a request by a local flying club to place an air park at Grecian Heights.  The group is currently flying in community park.  As interest grows, there is a greater need to provide space inside the City.  The group met with staff and we identified this as the best possible location.


Ballot Title Publication

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Notice is hereby given that ballot titles for three separate measures referred by the City of Pendleton have been filed with the City Elections Officer on July 20, 2016.  The ballot title captions are:

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Council Workshop July 12

Fire Station

Chief Roberts honored by ESD

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Mark Mulvihill of the InterMountain Education Service District (IMESD) presented a Public Safety Award to Police Chief Stuart Roberts at the City Council meeting Tuesday night.  Mulvihill said that in light of so many tragic incidents of violence on school campuses across the nation, IMESD felt they had to get proactive about addressing security needs for area schools.