Notice of Budget Hearing

A public meeting of the City of Mosier will be held on Wednesday, June 14th, 2017 at  6:30 pm at The Mosier Senior Center at the Mosier Creek Terrace in Mosier, Oregon. The purpose of this meeting is to discuss the budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2017 as approved by the Mosier Budget Committee.  A summary of the budget is presented below. A copy of the budget may be inspected or obtained at Mosier City Hall, between the hours of 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. (Monday, Wednesday, or Friday).  This budget is for an annual  budget period.  This budget was prepared on a basis of accounting that is the same as the preceding year.

 

 

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Budget Committee Meeting 5/17

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A public meeting of the Budget Committee of the City of Mosier, Wasco County, State of Oregon, to discuss the budget for the fiscal year July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2018, will be held on Wednesday May 17th, 2017, 6:00 p.m., at the Senior Center at the Mosier Creek Terrace, 501 E. Second Ave.

The purpose of the meeting is to receive the budget message, review the budget as proposed by the Budget Officer, approve the property tax rate, and to receive comment from the public on the budget. This is a public meeting where deliberation of the budget committee will occur.  A public hearing will be held on possible uses of State Revenue Sharing funds.  Any person may appear at the meeting and discuss the proposed programs with the Budget Committee.

A copy of the budget document may be inspected or obtained at a reasonable cost on or after May 18th at City Hall, 208 Washington, Mon., Wed., Fri., 9:00 am to 1:00 pm.

Mosier Groundwater Study

After the train derailment, the City requested that UPRR do some significant ground water testing and research to ensure that the wells in Mosier are not susceptible to contamination.  The City is particularly concerned about Well #2 that is used by the City as a back-up well and is used by the school to irrigate the lawn area.
In the next few weeks the City will be conducting a pumping test of Well #2 with level transducers in both Well #2 and the HRS&G well behind the Mosier Manor.
 Large amounts of water will need to be pumped out of Well #2 for the period of one week, and will be conveyed through ODOT and UPRR culverts onto the UPRR property next to the tracks and on the north side of the Mosier Fruit Growers’ building.
From Well #2, flex piping will be installed across Third Ave. with temporary speed bump type protection so that vehicle traffic won’t damage the pipe.  The pipe will then run along the school’s western property line and secured along the fence to the ODOT drainage ditch, where it will then go through the existing culvert system to the UPRR property near the tracks.
The City will work closely with ODOT, CH2M, Clean Harbors, HRS&G, the Mosier Manor, the Mosier Fruit Growers, and the Mosier School to perform this important groundwater research.
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Mosier Citizens Needed!

…for the Mosier Budget Committee.  This volunteer position is a three year commitment that usually only requires one meeting a year.  Click HERE for the application form.

The budget committee meeting date has been scheduled for May 17th at 6:00 pm at the Mosier Senior Center.

Please call the Mosier City Office at 541-478-3505 if you have questions!

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City Appropriations Program for Community Organizational Support

Every year the City Council reviews applications for limited funding of small community organizations.  The submission deadline has been extended this year to  April 1st.  The City Council will make a decision at the next City Council meeting on April 5th.

To read the Applicant Criteria, Community Appropriations Policy Final.

To download an Application, click here:  Community Appropriations Fund.

Request for Qualifications: City Attorney

The City of Mosier is seeking an Oregon qualified licensed attorney to represent the city in a contracted position of City Attorney as authorized by the Mosier City Council.

Mosier is a small and vibrant community of around 440 people in the heart of the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area.  Our community is engaged and progressive,  prioritizes quality of life and supports values of equality, justice, and environmental sustainability.

Applications being accepted from March 5- April 15th at 5:00 pm.

Decision will be made on or before  June 14th.

For more details, Click Here.