City Council

Street Fee

Release Date: 

We have been talking about the urgency of road repair for more than a year and one thing is clear: Talk will not fix our streets. As one citizen offered in testimony on the matter, “We need to land this plane.”  A street fee will deliver nearly half a million dollars in much needed repairs every year - more than doubling the current level of spending on streets.

Fire Chief Sworn In

Release Date: 

Mayor Houk swore in the new Fire Chief, Michael Ciraulo, at the City Council meeting Tuesday night.  Ciraulo comes to the City with over 30 years of experience in the fire and rescue business, the last 22 as the Division Chief with the Clark County Fire & Rescue.   In addition to degrees in Fire Protection Technology and Business Management and Communications, Ciraulo has a unique blend of experiences that includes having served as both a Council member and a Mayor.   Ciraulo is an accredited Fire Service Instructor a

Grant for Wheelchair Charging Stations

Release Date: 

The Pendleton Parks & Recreation Department has been collaborating with Clearview Mediation to obtain a grant to install charging stations for motorized wheelchairs at several City parks.  Parks & Recreation Director Donnie Cook reported that proposed sites include: Museum Park, Community Park, Pioneer Park, Rice-Blakey Park, Roy Raley Park, Til Taylor Park, Brownfield Park and the Union Pacific Shelter.  Darrin Umbarger of Clearview Mediation, Disability Resource Center, announced to the City Council Tuesday night that their grant application was successful.  He said

Kudos to City Council

Release Date: 

Kudos to the Pendleton City Council for the work they’ve been doing to improve City infrastructure, and streets in particular.  For over a year they’ve been gathering information and consulting with professionals to gain a fuller understanding of the condition of the City’s infrastructure; scrutinize the funds available to address those needs; and, finally, to analyze a variety of funding options to pay for the gap between need and resources. 

Sister City Welcome

Release Date: 

There will be a special session of the City Council to welcome the participants in the student exchange portion of the Sister City program.  It will be on Thursday, August 6, 2015 at 11:00 am in the City Council Chambers. 

The students and chaperones will be officially welcomed to Pendleton by the City Council.  Mr. Haneda will be introduced and will present a letter from the Consul General of Japan, Mr. Hiroshi Furusawa , and there will be and a gift exchange. 

PCC Meeting

Event Date: 
Thursday, May 21, 2015
Event Time: 
7:00 PM

Pendleton Convention Center

Neighborhood Listening Sessions

Release Date: 

The City of Pendleton has scheduled three neighborhood listening sessions to meet with interested citizens over the City budget and how to improve the condition of aging infrastructure.  For more than a year, volunteers have met to examine the condition of roads and public buildings that require repair and/or updating and cannot be maintained within current budget limitations.  The committee has discussed various solutions including improved efficiencies, reduction in services, and increased revenues.  One outcome of this effort has been an acknowledgement of the need to give

Infrastructure Workshop

Release Date: 

Pendleton City Council met with citizens, staff, and consultants to discuss draft of the infrastructure master plan to insure responsible management requirements for water, sewer, and storm water systems in Pendleton.  The workshop was held from 8am to noon on Saturday, February 28th in the City Council chambers.

Road Repair Workshop

Release Date: 

The Pendleton City Council will be holding a workshop on Tuesday, February 10 at 5:30 PM to discuss funding solutions for road repairs within the city.  The meeting will be held in the City Council Chambers at City Hall.  The public is invited to attend.

Marijuana Workshop Tonight - Public Welcome to Attend

Release Date: 

The City Council will be holding a workshop tonight at 6pm in the Council Chambers to receive an update from Police Chief Roberts on the current state of laws on marijuana.