City Council

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.

New City Councilor sworn in

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Mayor Houk swore in Dr. Jake Cambier to be the newest City Councilor at the City Council meeting Tuesday night.  Dr. Cambier replaces Al Plute, who recently resigned his seat on the Council, in the at-large position. 

Notes from the Council Chambers

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At the April 19, 2016 City Council meeting, the council recognized the contribution of several volunteers who have donated hundreds of hours in service to the City.  This program is making a significant impact across the City, but primarily at the Library and at Parks and Recreation.  Their contribution adds value to City services, making Pendleton a better community.

Lifesaving Technology Demonstration

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With the lights to the City Council Chambers turned off, Fire Chief Mike Ciraulo demonstrated to the City Council how their Forward Looking Infrared (also known as FLIR) Thermal Imaging Cameras (TICs) can be used to locate people in smoke-filled buildings, outside in the darkness, and other low-visibility conditions.  It can be extremely useful for finding children who are hiding, as they sometimes do in dangerous or frightening conditions, or people who are unconscious and cannot call out for help.

Meeting Cancelled

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Tonight's meetings of the Goal 2 Committee and Council Workshop have been cancelled for this evening.


Fire Department Employees Sworn in

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Council President Neil Brown swore in Jared Uselman as the newly-promoted Firefighter/Paramedic, and Jaclyn Berentsen as the newest hire into a Paramedic position at the Pendleton Fire & Ambulance Department.  After introducing each and describing their education and experience, Fire Chief Ciraulo said he was honored to welcome each of them into their new roles. 

Firefighter Uselman had his badge pinned on him by his mother; while Chief Ciraulo did the honors for Paramedic Berentsen.

Paul Chalmers appointed to City Council

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At the Tuesday night City Council meeting, the City Council unanimously voted to appoint Paul Chalmers to fill the At-Large position made vacant by the resignation of Jane Hill at the end of January.

Notes from the Council Chambers

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City Manager's highlights from the February 2nd City Council meeting:

New Firefighter/Paramedic Alex Baty took the oath of his new office given to him by Mayor Houk.  His new badge was pinned on him by his father, Capt. Dave Baty who told the audience that it was the badge he first received when starting his career as a new Firefighter in Pendleton under former Fire Chief Dick Hopper.

City Council Meeting

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Tuesday, Dec 20, 2016
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7:00 PM