New City Manager for City of Mosier

The City of Mosier is proud to announce that Colleen Coleman has been selected as the new administrator for the City.

Ms. Coleman has 28 years experience in business development for science, engineering, environmental, architecture and arts organizations in the Pacific Northwest. Her background in public outreach, communications and fundraising on large and small urban and rural land development projects will guide her in managing the City of Mosier’s upcoming plans to implement its 2020 vision. “My work has focused on beneficial public/private partnerships, capital project fundraising, and budget and proposal development to implement civic parks and facilities, salmon habitat restoration projects, and large, public art exhibitions.”  Colleen believes that the most important element in implementing a community vision is good communication between public employees, community members (especially the elders and youth), and the interdisciplinary team members responsible for getting the work done.

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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 1st, 2017.
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.

Application 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.  Please inquire for Veteran’s Preference forms.

Spend time in Mosier? Here’s an opportunity to influence the City’s transportation plan

If you live or work in Mosier or visit occasionally, your feedback is important to the City during this process of developing a long-range plan for its transportation network. The City is interested in your ideas and concerns about local transportation improvements. Transportation includes walking, rolling, strolling, biking, and driving.

Please share your feedback for the Mosier Transportation System Plan (TSP) and describe which routes and destinations in Mosier are important to you and what concerns you as you travel through the City. You are also encouraged to submit additional comments using this form. Adding your name and email is optional.

Tell a friend, family member, and neighbor about the TSP feedback process.

Mosier TSP Interactive Map

An interactive map for compiling input about areas of interest and concern in Mosier

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Washington Street facing Highway 30, major intersection (Photo by Mike Sellinger)

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Mosier Creek, a popular destination (Photo by Katie Selin)

City of Mosier: Position Opening

We are currently seeking a City Manager.
Full details of the position can be found in the document below.
If you are interested, please send us your resume & cover letter by end of day September 8th for a desired start date of October 1st.
By mail: POBox 456, Mosier, OR 97040
In person M, W, F 9am- 1pm: 208 Washington, Mosier, OR 97040
For Full Job Description Click Here: Mosier City Manager Job Description
Qualifying veterans may be eligible for employment preference under Oregon law. If you are a veteran and would like to be considered for veteran’s preference you must complete and submit the veteran’s preference form (that is available by Clicking Here) and attach it to your application materials before the submission deadline.

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)