Extreme Heat Warning

…EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TUESDAY TO 11 PM PDT FRIDAY

* TEMPERATURES…Record high temperatures are expected inland climbing to around 100 Tuesday…heating up to 104 to 107  Wednesday and Thursday with the heat likely continuing on Friday with temperatures near 100. Low temperatures are expected to remain warm, dropping only into the mid-60s to lower 70s in the valleys. In the foothills and lower Cascades, overnight temperatures will remain very warm at night with lows only in the mid-70s to low 80s.

* TIMING…Temperatures will warm each day with significant heat by TuesdayWednesday and Thursday are expected to be the hottest days with record setting temperatures and poor night time recovery. Friday could be another record setting heat day
and even Saturday will still be very warm with well above normal temperatures.

* IMPACTS…The elderly, people without access to air conditioning and anyone engaged in prolonged outdoor activities will be particularly vulnerable during this heat episode. Local power demand is expected to be at high levels.

Please check on friends, relatives, and neighbors!

Power System:
The record heat will put added pressure on the transmission system.
Please reduce your load between 4 pm-6pm if possible!

Pets:
Pets can get dehydrated quickly, so give them plenty of fresh, clean water when it’s hot or humid outdoors. Make sure they have a shady place to get out of the sun, be careful not to over-exercise them, and keep them indoors when it’s extremely hot.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

An Excessive Heat Warning means that a prolonged period of dangerously hot temperatures will occur. Hot temperatures will create a dangerous situation in which heat related illnesses are likely. Drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned room, stay out of the sun, and check up on relatives and neighbors.

Cooling centers in Hood River:

Hood River Senior Center       
2010 Sterling Place Hood River, OR 97031
541-386 2060
hrvac@gorge.net                   
Hoodriverseniorcenter.org
Hours: 9am-3pm Mon-Fri

Hood River County Library
Hood River Library is open as a cooling shelter during regular open hours:
Tuesday – Thursday: 10.00a – 7.00p
Friday: 10.00a – 6.00p
Saturday: 10.00a – 6.00p
Closed Sundays and Mondays
502 State St. Hood River, OR 97031
541-386-2535
info@hoodriverlibrary.org

Mosier Creek Construction Bridge Delays

Mosier Creek Structure (Rehabilitation)

  • Early June – Site mobilization (minimal delays)
  • Late June/ Early July – Construct scaffolding system (20 minute delays)
  • July/August/Sept/Oct – Concrete rehabilitation work below bridge deck (one way yield signs @ bridge)
  • Early Nov – Remove Scaffolding (20 minute delays)
  • Late Nov – Deck resurfacing work (4 days of 1 hr delays)

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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