In June 2020 City Council approved a resolution waiving utility bills for the months of April, May, and June for businesses that closed or had their revenue reduced by more than 50%. Please return application to Kari Ott, 444 SW 4th Street, Ontario, OR 97914 or email email@example.com.
Applications are available on the utility billing page or directly here.
Chip sealing will take place next week on June 17. Public Works provided information regarding the process to residents this week. The process will begin at 6 am on the 16th on SW 9th Street and SW 4th Avenue and head north to Idaho Avenue. They will continue on NW 9th Street to NW 8th Avenue, then they will chip seal from NW 9th Street to North Oregon on NW 8th Avenue. Signs will be placed along the section. A complete map is provided below.
Map of Chip Seal 6/17
As Malheur County moves to Phase 2 of reopening, City Hall plans to reopen to the public on Monday June 8, 2020. To keep community members and staff safe and healthy, a number of changes are in place.
Before visiting City Hall in person, please exhaust the following resources:
The City of Ontario will have three City Council seats become vacant at the completion of the 2020 calendar year. The terms run for four (4) years, with a term of service expiring in December 2024. Each position requires residency within the Ontario city limits for a minimum of one year, voter registration in the City of Ontario, and applicant cannot be currently holding any other publicly elected position.
The City Council meets the 3rd Tuesday of every month, at 6:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers of City Hall. A second meeting may be called by Council. Further, there is a Council Work Session the Thursday 12 days prior to meetings beginning at 6:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers of City Hall.
If you are interested in running for City Council, please pick up the elections packet from Tori Barnett, MMC, City Recorder/Elections Official, 444 SW 4th Street, Ontario, Oregon, 97914. Packets can also be mailed if requested.
Closing date for submitting completed candidacy forms is 5:00 p.m., August 25, 2020. Eligible candidates will appear on the November 3, 2020 ballot. Elected candidates will be sworn into office at the first meeting in January, 2021.
If you have any questions, please contact the Recorder’s Office at 541-881-3232 or email to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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