Mosier City Council Meeting Agenda, on 10/18

When: October 18, 2023 at 6:30 PM

Where: Zoom meeting,

The City Council of Mosier, Oregon, will hold an executive session on October 18, 2023, at 8:00 P.M. on ZOOM. The executive session is being held pursuant to ORS 192.660(2)(a), to consider the employment of a public officer, employee, staff member or individual agent. The meeting location is accessible to persons with disabilities.

A request for an interpreter for the hearing impaired or for other accommodations for persons with disabilities should be made at least 48 hours prior to the executive session. Please contact Jayme Bennett 541-490-7411 to make a request for an interpreter or other accommodations for persons with disabilities. Distributed to: All City Council Members and Public Notice Recipients following ORS legal requirements.


  1. Call to Order: Mayor Witt Anderson
  2. Approval of MTG Minutes From 09/13/2023
  3. Public Comment (2 mins each member) – opportunity for public to comment prior to council discussion.


  1. Mosier Green Space Gardeners (MGSG) (Rhonda Starling), 5 MINS, Rhonda Starling will be updating the City of Mosier City Council on the work and progress and valuable partnership MGSG has with the City of Mosier and Main Street Mosier, as well as Humble Roots. MGSG have been identified as a key resource in our infrastructure projects working closely with John Grim (City Engineer) to volunteer and facilitate native plantings in our public right of way, and parks, as well as projects. NO COUNCIL ACTION REQUIRED
  2. City of Mosier Reading of Ordinance for Regulation of Short-Term Rental Regulation: Emily Stranz and Short-Term Rental Committee/Laura Westmeyer (5 MINS)
  3. Electric Vehicle Charging Station Update (John Grim and Consultants) 15 MINS
    • Staff report reflects opportunities for the City of Mosier to consider partnerships with consultants to complete the EV Charging Station due to lack of funding and administrative interest in operating utilities for tourism. NO COUNCIL ACTION REQUIRED
  4. General Project UPDATES Small Cities Allotment, HUB, etc (5 MIN PLACEHOLDER) John Grim
  5. Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ), 3 MINS
    • RESOLUTION to authorize the closing of the DEQ deposit account (CERTIFICATE OF DEPOSIT= COD) which was held until the completion of the removal of the “tire berm”. Direction given by council; Motion required to transfer to general fund. (This funding will go to Mosier Center. 6K. Bank requires motion.
  6. Resolution to Identify Brenna Campbell as a signatory on Umpqua Bank (MOTION REQUIRED), 3 MINS
  7. Intergovernmental Agreement with Wasco County to Facilitate the Natural Hazard Mitigation Planning and Grant Reporting (ADMINISTRATIVE REQUIREMENT, MOTION REQUIRED) (5 MINS)
  8. City of Hood River Intergovernmental Agreement (IGA) Update on collections of utility billing and fees (5 MINS) – Hood River
  9. Land Use and Planning Update on Ordinance Revisions and Timing: (JUF CUP/ZONE Readings in NOV DEC etc): Kirk Fatland (5 MINS) Other Land Use and Planning Updates Kirk and Jayme as appropriate or Needed (5 MINS)
  10. UPDATES from Joint Use Facility Committee Meeting and Fire Board/City Council Meeting: (5 MINS) Witt Anderson
  11. Staff Report from City of Mosier – Jayme Bennett Update on all Projects/Accomplishments on 120 days, Cemeteries (Pioneer and State Road), Funding Schedule, Matrix of Progress and Deliverables, Potential Office Repair Progress and Hours (10-15 MIN)
  12. Financial Audit Update (5 MINS)
  13. Other Items
    • Economic MTG 19th
    • Haz. Waste Comm MTG
    • Watershed meetings
    • Surplus property sale, cemetery inclusion, surplus etc.
    • Fall Clean Up Yard Debris!



  1. EXECUTIVE SESSION for Employment Review Period Discussion – City of Mosier City Council
  • The City of Mosier City Council will enter Executive Session and Adjourn after. The council will note attendees, and times. If there is a decision or vote, the council will do so publicly per statutory requirements. This is standard procedure and anticipated for performance review and consideration of best practice.


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208 Washington St, Mosier, OR 97040
Phone: 877-319-8467 / 541-478-3505
Fax: 877-553-3601 / 541-478-3810
Public hours: M-Th, 10 am – 2 pm

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