Ice Storm Forecasted for Mosier 1/17

For Info:

Wasco County Emergency Management Hotline:  541-506-2792

Please help yourself and your neighbor by:

1.  Prevent collapses by removing snow from flat roofs and surfaces now.
2.  Clear storm drains:  identify and clear critical drainage paths on your property
3.  Expect difficult road and walking conditions
4.  Expect power outages and tree damage

And Always:
5.  Check on your neighbors, especially if the power goes out!
6.  If the power goes out:  the Mosier Grange is set up to be a warming center.  Back-up power is ready to connect, thanks to your donations to the Mosier Fire Volunteers.
7.   Mosier Fire will assist communications and contacting folks who might need assistance.  Chief:  541-478-3333
8.  Pacific Power is ready to bring in a generator to restore power to the City within 24 hours of the outage.
9.  And finally–Be Prepared.
Take responsibility for yourself and your family. Ensure you have food, water, and back-up heat to last a week or more in your home, and emergency supplies and spare warm clothes and blankets in your vehicle.

Thanks to the Mosier Fire District for these timely messages!

Alert: Snow and Ice 1/7/17

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Mosier heads into a snowy and icy week.

Please help yourself and your neighbor by:

1.  Keep a faucet slowly dripping to prevent burst pipes.

2.  Check on your neighbors, especially if the power goes out!

3.  If the power goes out:  the Mosier Grange is set up to be a warming center.  Back-up power is ready to connect, thanks to your donations to the Mosier Fire Volunteers.

4.   Mosier Fire will assist communications and contacting folks who might need assistance.  Chief:  541-478-3333

5.  Pacific Power is ready to bring in a generator to restore power to the City within 24 hours of the outage.

6.  And finally–Be Prepared.
Take responsibility for yourself and your family. Ensure you have food, water, and back-up heat to last a week or more in your home, and emergency supplies and spare warm clothes and blankets in your vehicle.

Water Operator Position Announcement

Position Title:  Municipal Water Operator, Distribution Level 1

Work Status/Schedule:  Part-time (500 hrs/yr); Schedule Variable; On-Call

This position is open until filled.
Priority will be given to applications received by October 28th, 2016.
Interested applicants must submit all application materials to be considered.

The City of Mosier is currently hiring for a Municipal Water Operator, Distribution Level 1.  This position typically works 10 hours per week.  Work is done under the general supervision of the City Manager and with lead direction from the Finance Director.

Qualifications and Responsibilities

To see the full description of this job position CLICK HERE..

How to apply:

Applications must be submitted on City of Mosier application forms along with a resume and a letter that clearly identifies the applicant’s qualifications and experience, to the City of Mosier City Hall at PO Box 456, Mosier, Oregon 97040.

Forms can be accessed by CLICKING HERE or by calling the City Manager at 541-478-3505.  Emailed application material will be accepted at mosiercityhall@mosierwinet.com.

The City of Mosier is an equal opportunity employer.

UPRR Double Track Project

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Mosier residents have two opportunities to learn more about this proposed project:

  1.  Wasco County Planning Commission Public Hearing on September 6th, 3:00 pm at The Dalles Discovery Center:  5000 Discovery Drive.
  2. Mosier City Council presentation by UPRR on September 7th, 6:30 pm, at the Mosier Senior Center at 500 East Second Ave.

East Mosier Water: Fixed!

The new motor for the east Mosier pump was installed at 2:00 pm on Friday.  The tank has been slowly filling since then, and normal water usage may resume.  Thanks to all east-side residents for your understanding and patience!

City of Mosier

Possible Water Outage: East Mosier

Date:  Friday, August 19th 2016

To:  Residents on the east side of the Mosier Creek Bridge (Hwy 30):

The motor that pumps your water up to the Mosier East Water Tank has failed.  The City is working quickly to install a replacement today.

Please conserve your water use!  A possible outage depends on everyone’s usage.

ESSENTIAL WATER USE ONLY!

Update at 9:45 am:  The electricians have picked up the motor in Clackamas County and are on their way back to Mosier to install it.  The East Tank is almost empty.  Please do NOT use water if you don’t have to.

Update at 11:30 am:  The motor has not arrived yet, but the crew is on its way after picking up more parts in Odell.  If all goes well, they will have the pump working by 4:00 pm today.

Update at 2:00 pm:  The motor has been installed and is working perfectly.  The water tank is filling up and everyone on the east side should have normal water pressure.

Special City Council and Joint Meeting

Notice of:
Joint Special Meeting of Mosier City Council, Mosier Fire District Board, and Unified Boards of Mosier Community School Foundation, Inc. and Mosier Middle School Board of Directors
Thursday, July 28, 2016 6:30PM
MOSIER COMMUNITY SCHOOL GYMNASIUM

  1. Call to Order
  2. Creation of an Intergovernmental agreement related to dealing with the train derailment
  3. Discussion on engagement of legal counsel to advise the public bodies concerning the train derailment
  4. Executive session pursuant to ORS 192.660 (2) (a) to “consider the employment of a public officer, employee, staff member or individual agent”; to wit, to consider the employment of Legal Counsel to represent and advise all three public entities in connection with the derailment
  5. Discuss actions arising from executive session
  6. Adjourn

Mosier City Council Special Meeting
Thursday, July 28, 2016 immediately following the joint meeting
MOSIER COMMUNITY SCHOOL STAFF ROOM

  1. Call to Order
  2. Motion on the creation of an Intergovernmental agreement related to dealing with the train derailment
  3. Adjourn