Public Notices

Water Rate Advisory Committee Meeting - The Water Rate Advisory Committee will meet on February 2, 2017 at 3 pm in the City Hall Conference Room.  The committee will begin discussions on recommendations for water rates for the 2017/2018 Fiscal Year.

Airport Commission Meeting - The Airport Commission will meet on Wednesday, January 26, 2017 at 4:00 pm in the City Hall Conference Room.

City Council Tour of the Old Public Works Facility - The City Council will be touring the old Public Works Facility on Tuesday, Januray 24, 2017.  The facility is located at 575 West Oregon Avenue (next to the Middle School).  The tour will begin at 10 am and a quorum of the Council may be present.

City Council Special Meeting - The City Council will hold a Special Meeting on Monday, January 23, 2017 beginning at 6:00 pm inthe McCluskey Chambers of City Hall.  The Mayor will be making appointments to the Airport and Planning Commission as well as issuing the Parks adn Tree Advisory Committee a charge.  An executive session will follow the Special meeting and the work session will follow the executive session.  

City Council Executive Session - The City Council will hold an executive session pursuant to ORS 192.660 2(f), To consider information or records that are exempt by law from public inspection.  This meeting will be held immediately following the Special City Council Meeting scheduled for Mondya, January 23, 2017 at 6:00 pm in the McCluskey Chambers of City Hall.

City Council Work Session - The City Council will hold its monthly work session on Monday, January 23, 2017 in the McCluskey Chambers of City Hall following the Special Meeting and Executive Session beginning at 6:00 pm.

Planning Commission Meeting - The Planning Commission meeting scheduled for Thursday, January 26, 2017 in the McCluskey Chambers of City Hall beginning at 6:30 pm has been cancelled.

Park and Tree Advisory Committee Meeting - The Park and Tree Advisory Committee will meeton on Wednesday, January 4, 2017 in the City Hall Conference Room beginning at 6:00 pm.

City Council Meeting - The City Council will hold their regular monthly meeting on Monday, January 9, 2017 at 7:00 pm in the McCluskey Chambers of City Hall.

City Council Special Meeting - The City Council will hold a Special Meeting on Monday, January 9, 2017 at 6:30 pm in the McCluskey Chambers of City Hall.  The purpose of this meeting is to interview an applicant interested in filling a vacant position on City Council.

Airport Visioning Committee - The Airport Visioning Committee will meet on Thursday, January 5, 2017 in the Community Center beginning at 5:30 pm.

Airport Visioning Committee - The Airport Visioning Committee will meet on Tuesday, January 3, 2017 in the Community Center beginning at 5:30 pm.

City Council Work Session - The City Council has cancelled its work session for December.

Planning Commission Meeting - The Planning Commission will hold its regular monthly meeting on Thursday, December 15, 2016 in the McCluskey Chambers of City Hall beginning at 6:30 pm.

Park and Tree Advisory Committee Meeting - The Park and Tree Advisory Committee will meet on Monday, December 12, 2016 at 1:00 pm in the City Hall Conference Room.

City Council Meeting - The City Council will hold their regular monthly meeting on Monday, December 12, 2016 at 7:00 pm in the McCluskey Chambers of City Hall.

City Council Work Session - The City Council will hold their regular monthly work session on Monday, November 21, 2016 in the McCluskey Chambers of City Hall.

Planning Commission Meeting - The Planning Commission will hold its regular monthly meeting on Thursday, November 17, 2016 in the McCluskey Chambers of City Hall beginning at 6:30 pm.

Public Safety Committee Meeting - The Public Safety Committee will meet on Tuesday, November 15, 2016 at 9:30 am in the City Hall Conference Room.  The committee will be discussing and reviewing the Draft Code Enforcement Policy.

Park and Tree Advisory Committee Meeting - The Park and Tree Advisory Committee will meet on Monday, November 14, 2016 at 1:00 pm in the City Hall Conference Room.

Finance Committee Meeting - The Fiance Committee will meet on Monday, November 14, 2016 at 9:00 am in the City Hall Conference Room.  The committee will updated on the Telecommunications Ordinance and Franchise Agreements by the City Attorney.

Finance Committee Meeting - The Finance Committee will meet on Tuesday, November 8, 2016 at 1:30 pm in the City Hall Conference Room.  The committee will be discussing proposed revisions to the City Fee Schedule.

Public Hearings (2) - The City Council will hold two public hearings to receive public comment on declaring public property as surplus:  DeBerry Landfill and Old Schllohouse/Library.  The Public Hearings will be held during the City Council meeting on November 7, 2016 beginning at 7:00 pm in the McCluskey Chambers of City Hall.

City Council Meeting - The City Council will hold their regular monthly meeting on Monday, November 7, 2016 at 7:00 pm in the McCluskey Chambers of City Hall.

City Council Work Session - The City Council will hold their regular monthly work session on Monday, November 21, 2016 at 6:00 pm in the McCluskey Chambers of City Hall.

Planning Commission Meeting - The Planning Commission will hold its regular monthly meeting on Thursday, November 17, 2016 in the McCluskey Chambers of City Hall beginning at 6:30 pm.

Park and Tree Advisory Committee - The Park and Tree Advisory Committee will meet on Monday, November 14, 2016 at 1:00 pm in the City Hall Conference Room.

Finance Committee - The Finance Committee will meet on Tuesday, November 8, 2016 at 1:30 pm in the Cith Hall Conference Room.  The committee will be discussing proposed revisions to the City Fee Schedule.

City Council Meeting - The Creswell City Council willhold their regular monthly meeting on Monday, November 7, 2016 at 7:00 pm in the McCluskey Chambers of City Hall.

City Council Work Session - The City Council will hold their regular monthly work session on Monday, October 24, 2016 in the Cobalt Building located at 364 Cobalt Lane.  A tour of the Cobalt Building will begin at 5:30 pm and the meeting will take place immediately following the tour.

Town Hall Meeting - A Town Hall Gathering on the Pubilc Safety Levy will be held on Thursday, October 20, 2016 at the Community Center beginning at 7:00 pm.  It is a possibility that a quorum of the City Council may be in attendance.

Planning Commission Meeting - The Planning Commission will hold its regular monthly meeting on Thursday, October 20, 2016 in the McCluskey Chambers of City Hall beginning at 6:30 pm.

Airport Commission - The Airport Commission will hold is quarterly meeting on Thursday, October 20, 2016 in the City Hall Conference Room.

Park and Tree Advisory Committee - The Park and Tree Advisory Committee will meet on Monday, October 17, 2016 at 1:00 pm in the City Hall Conference Room. 

Town Hall Meeting - A Town Hall Gathering on the Public Safety Levy will be held on Thursday, October 20, 2016 at the Community Center beginning at 1:00 pm.  It is a possibility that a quorum of the City Council may be in attendance.

Finance Committee - The Finance Committee will meet on Tuesday, October 11, 2016 at 1:30 pm in the City Hall Conference Room.  The committee will receive an update on Telecommunications Agreements, discuss City Fees and talk about the possibility of a hangar purchase.

Public Hearing - The City Council will hold a public hearing to receive public comment on declaring the Old Public Works Shop as surplus property.  The Public Hearing will be held during the City Council Meeting on October 10, 2016 beginning at 7:00 pm in the McCluskey Chambers of City Hall.

City Council Meeting - The City Council will hold their regular monthly meeting on Monday, October 10, 2016 at 7:00 pm in the McCluskey Chambers of City Hall.

Public Safety Committee Meeting - The Public Safety Committee will meet on Thursday, October 6, 2016 in the City Hall Conference Room beginning at 10:00 am.  The committee will be discussing a plan for a Public Information Campaign regarding the Public Safety Measure Levy #20-257.  They will also be creating an Information Flyer for two Town Hall Meetings scheduled on October 15th and 20th.

City Council Work Session - The City Council will hold a work session immediately following the Special Meeting on Monday, September 26, 2016 in the McCluskey Chambers of City Hall.

City Council Special Meeting - A Special Meeting of the City Council will be held on Monday, September 26, 2016 beginning at 5:45 pm in the McCluskey Chambers of City Hall.  The Oath of Office will be administered to Amy Knudsen.

Park and Tree Advisory Committee - The Park and Tree Advisory Committee will meet on Monday, September 19, 2016 at 1:00 pm in the City Hall Conference Room.

Administration Committee - The Administration Committee will meet on Friday, September 16, 2016 at 9:00 am in the City Hall Conference Room.  The committee will be negotiating a new contract with the Municipal Judge.

Planning Commission - The Planning Commission will meet on Thursday, September 15, 2016 in the McCluskey Chambers of City Hall beginning at 6:30 pm.

Public Saftey Committee Meeting - The Public Safety Committee will meet on Thursday, September 15, 2016 at 11:00 am in teh City Hall Conference Room.  The committee will be discussing Code Enforcement and the possibility of scheduling a Public Safety Forum on the Public Safety Levy.

City Council Meeting - The City council will hold their regular monthly meeting on Monday, September 12, 2016 at 7:00 pm in the McCluskey Chambers of City Hall.

City Council Special Meeting - A Special Meeting of the City Council will be held on Monday, September 12, 2016 beginning at 6:30 pm in teh McCluskey Chambers of City Hall.  The Council will be conducting an interview to fill one of the two vacancies on City Council.

Public Hearing Notice - A public hearing will be held on Monday, September 12, 2016 during the regular City Council meeting beginning at 7:00 pm in the McCluskey Chambers of City Hall.  The public hearing is to take public input on the increasing the fee to conduct Lien Searches.

Public Hearing Notices - Annexations 2016-02/ZC-2016-02  and 2016-03/ZC-2016-03

Finance Committee - The Finance Committee will meet on Tuesday, August 30, 2016 at 1:30 pm in the City Hall Conference Room.  The committee will be reviewing the Community Service Grant Program and a Telecom Operations License Application.

Planning Commission- The Planning Commission meeting scheduled for Thursday, August 18th has been cancelled due to a lack of a quorum.

November 8, 2016 Election Notices - Notice is hereby given that on August 9, 2016 a ballot title for two City Referral Measures was filed with the City Recorder for the City of Creswell. 

City Tax on Recreational Marijuana retailer's sale of Marijuana Items

Local option levy to fund police services within the City

Finance Committee - The Finance Committee will meet on Tuesday, August 16, 2016 in the City Hall Conference Room beginning at 1:30 pm.  The committee will be reviewing the Community Services Grant Program, fees charged for city services and hear an update on a Franchise Ordinance.

Planning Commission The Planning Commission will meet on Thursday, August 18, 2016 in the McCluskey Chambers of City Hall beginning at 6:30 pm.

Park and Tree Advisory Committee - The Park and Tree Advisory Committee will meet on Wednesday, August 10, 2016 at 1:00 pm in the City Hall Conference Room.

City Council Meeting - The City Council will hold their regular monthly meeting on Monday, August 8, 2106 beginning at 7:00pm in the McCluskey Chambers of City Hall.  This will be a joint meeting between the Local Contract Review Board and the City Council.  A public hearing will be held to receive public comments on the amendments to City of Creswell's Contracting Rules.

City Council Special Meeting/Work Session - The City Council will hold a Special Meeting on Monday, July 25, 2016 in the McCluskey Chambers of City Hall beginning at 6:00 pm.  Immediately following the Special Meeting the Council will hold a work session.

Planning Commission - The Planning Commission will hold its regular monthly meeting on Thursday, July 21, 2016 in the McCluskey Chambers of City Hall beginning at 6:30 pm.

Park and Tree Advisory Committee - The Park and Tree Advisory Committee will meet on Monday, July 11, 2016 at 12:30 pm in the City Hall Conference Room.

Public Safetey Committee - The Public Safety Committee will meet on Thursday, July 7, 2016 at 11:00 am in teh City Hall Conference Room.  The committee will continue to review the draft Code Enforcement Policy and Procedures Manual.

City Council Meeting - The City Council will hold their regular monthly meeting on Thursday, July 7, 2016 beginning at 7:00 pm in the McCluskey Chambers of City Hall.  This meeting was rescheduled due to unforseen circumstances.

Public Works and Transportation Committee - The Public Works And Transportation Committee will meet on Friday, July 1, 2016 at 9:30 am in the City Hall Conference Room.  The committee will be discussing the OSU Airport Sustainability Report.

Finance Committee - The Finance Committee will meet on Monday, June 27, 2016 at 1:30 pm in the City Hall Conference Room.  The committee will be reviewing the Community Contributions Grant Application and Process.

City Council Work Session - The City Council will hold their monthly work session on June 27, 2016 in the McCluskey Chambers of City Hall beginning at 6:00 pm.

Public Safety Committee - The Public Safety Committee will meet on Thursday, June 16, 2016 in the City Hall Conference Room beginning at 11:00 am.  The committee will hold a discussion on the draft Code Enforcement Policy and Procedures Manual.

Airport Commission - The Airport Commission will meet on Wednesday, June 15, 2016 in the City Hall Conference Room beginning at 10:00 am.

City Council Meeting - The City Council will hold their regular monthly meeting on Monday, June 13, 2016 in the McCluskey Chambers of City Hall beginning at 7:00 pm.  The Council will be holding four public hearings and adopting the Fiscal Year 2016/2017 budget.  Everyone is welcome to attend.  The Public Hearings are as follows:

  1. To receive public comment on the proposed uses of State Revenue Sharing Funds
  2. To recieve public comment on the Fiscal Year 2016/2017 Budget approved by the Budget Committee
  3. To receive public comment on the proposed Sanipac Rate Increase
  4. To receive public comment on the proposed water and sewer rate increases

Public Safety Committee Meeting - The Public Safety Committee will meet on Thursday, June 9, 2016 beginning at 11:00 am in the City Hall Conference Room.  The committee will continue discussion and reviewing a draft Code Enforcement Ordinance.

Park and Tree Advisory Committee - The Park and Tree Advisory Committee will meet on Wednesday, June 8, 2016 in the City Hall Conference Room beginning at 12:30 pm.

Transportation and Public Works Committee - The Transportation and Public Works Committee will meet on Monday, June 6, 2016 at 10:00 am in the City Hall Conference Room.  The committee will hear a presentation of the OSU Airport Sustainability Study.

City Council Work Session - The City Council will hold their monthly work session on Monday, May 23, 2016 in the McCluskey Chambers of City Hall immediately following the 6:00 pm Special meeting.

City Council Special Meeting - The City Council will hold a special meeting on Monday, May 23, 2016 beginning at 6:00 pm in the McCluskey Chambers of City Hall.  The Council will be meeting to approve the closure of South 1st Street for the VFW's Memorial Day Ceremony.

Finance Committee - The Finance Committee will meet on Monday, May 23, 2016 at 1:30 pm in the City Hall conference Room.  The Committee will be reviewing the Charter Franchise, staff work on the possible purchase of hangars at the Airport, and fees charged for City services.

Planning Commission  - The Planning Commission will hold its monthly meeting on Thursday, May 19, 2016 in the McCluskey Chambers of City Hall beginning at 6:30 pm.

Notice of Public Hearing - A Public Hearing concerning possible uses of State Revenue Sharing Funds to be received for fiscal year July 1, 2016 to June 30, 2017 will be held before the Budget Committee on May 17, 2016, during the meeting which will begin at 6:30 pm in the McCluskey Chambers of City Hall.  The public is invited to comment on the possible uses of State Revenue Shaing Funds.  Written testimony can be mailed to City of Creswell, Attn:  Roberta Tharp, City Recorder, PO Box 276, Creswell, OR 97426 or emailed to rtharp@creswell-or.us

Budget Committee Meeting- A public meeting of the Budget Committee of the City of Creswell will be held to discuss the budget for the fiscal year July 1, 2016 to June 30, 2017 on May 17, 2016 beginning at 6:30 pm in the McCluskey Chambers of City Hall.

Public Safety Committee - The Public Safety Committee is scheduled to meet on Thursday, May 12, 2016 beginning at 11:00 am in the City Hall Conference Room.  The commmittee will be discussing Policing for Creswell, a draft Code Enforcement Ordinance and FEMA Training Modules.

Administration Committee - The Administration Committee will meet on Tuesday, May 10, 2016 beginning at 11:00 am in the City Hall Conference Room.  The committee will be reviewing the Municipal Judge's contract.

Parks and Tree Advisory Committee Meeting - The Parks and Tree Advisory Committee will meet on May 9, 2016 beginning at 12:30 pm in the City Hall Conference Room.  The committee will be reviewing teh Creswell Parks Master Plan and the status of Friends of Creswell Parks.

City Council - The City Council will hold their regular monthly meeting on Monday, May 9, 2016 in the McCluskey Chambers of City Hall beginning at 7:00 pm.

Budget Committee Meeting - A meeting of the Budget Committee for the City of Creswell has been scheduled for Tuesday, May 3, 2016 at 6:00 pm in the McCluskey Chambers of City Hall.  The purpose of the meeting is to receive the proposed Fiscal Year 2016-2017 Budget and hear the Budget Message.

Public Safety Committee - The Public Safety Committee has scheduled a meeting for Tuesday, April 26, 2016 beginning at 11:00 am in the City Hall Conference Room.

City Council Work Session - The City Council will hold their monthly work session on Monday, April 25, 2016 in the McCluskey Chambers of City Hall beginning at 6:00 pm.

Airport Commission - The Airport Commission has scheduled a meeting for Thursday, April 21, 2016 beginning at 3:00 pm in the City Hall Conference Room.

Planning Commission - The Planning Commission will hold their monthly meeting oon Thursday, April 21, 2016 in teh McCluskey Chambers of City Hall beginning at 6:30 pm.

Parks and Tree Advisory Board - The Parks and Tree Board will meeet on Monday, April 18, 2106 in the City Hall Conference Room beginning at 12:30 pm.

City Council - The City Council will hold their regular monthly meeting on Monday, April 11, 2106 in the McCluskey Chambers of City Hall beginning at 7:00 pm.  A Public Hearing will be held on Annexation 2016-01 - 83320 North Harvey Road.

OSU Strategic Plan Briefing - This is a joint Meeting with the Creswell Airport Commission, Transportation Committee and Public Works Committee on April 5, 2016 @ 1pm in the Creswell City Hall Upstairs Conference Room, 13 South 1st Street.

Budget Law Workshop - A public meeting of the citizens of the City of Creswell, Lane County, Oregon will be held at Creswell City Hall, 13 S. 1st Street, Creswell, OR.  The meeting will take place on Thursday, March 31, 2016 at 6pm.  The purpose of the meeting is to inform the public of how the budget process works. 

This is a public meeting presented by consultant, Christy Wurster and City Finance Director, James D. Piper, CPA to present budget law training to the citizens of Creswell.  Any person may appear at this meeting to learn more about Oregon Budget Law and the budgeting process. 

Note, a quorum of the Creswell City Council may be present.  This meeting is not to discuss the fiscal year 16-17 budget, nor is it to make any decisions.

City Council Work Session - The City Council will hold their monthly work session on Monday, March 21, 2016 in the McCluskey Chambers of City Hall beginning at 6:00 pm.

Parks and Tree Board - The Creswell Parks and Tree Board will hold its first meeting on Monday, March 21, 2016 beginning at 12:30 pm in the City Hall Conference Room.  The board will elect a chair and secretary, reveiw the committee training manual and review the charge issued to them by the Mayor.

Airport Commission Work Session - The Airport Commission will hold a work session on Friday, March 18, 2016 beginning at 11:00am in the City Hall Conference Room.  The committee will be reviewing a draft Ordinance that establishes an Airport Ordinance and repeals Ordinance 309.

Public Hearing - The Planning Commission will hold a Public Hearing on SUB-2016-02 on Tuesday, March 15, 2016 in the McCluskey Chambers of City Hall beginning at 7:00 pm.

Planning Commission - The Planning Commission will hold its monthly meeting on Tuesday, March 15, 2016 in the McCluskey Chambers of City Hall beginning at 7:00 pm.

Public Hearing - The City Council will hold a public hearing on March 7, 2016 in the McCluskey Chambers of City Hall during their regular meeting at 7:00 pm.  The hearing is to receive public comment on the proposed increase to the Public Safety Fee for the fiscal year 2016-2017. 

City Council - The City Council will hold their montly meeting on Monday, March 7, 2016 beginning at 7 pm in the McCluskey Chambers of City Hall.

Administration Committee - The Administration Committee will meet on Friday, March 4, 2016 beginning at 9:00 am in the City Hall Conference Room.  The committee will be reviewing the Municipal Judge's and City Attorney's contracts as well as the City Administrator's salary.

City Council Strategic Planning - The City Council will hold a Strategic Planning workshop on Monday, February 29, 2016 beginning at 6:00 pm in the McCluskey Chambers of City Hall.

City Council Work Session - The City Council will hold their monthly work session on Monday, February 22, 2016 in the McCluskey Chambers of City Hall beginning at 6:00 pm.

Planning Commission - The Planning Commission will hold their monthly meeting on Tuesday, February 16, 2016 in the McCluskey Chambers of City Hall beginning at 6:30 pm.

Finance Committee - The Finance Committee will meet on Thursday, February 11, 2016 beginning at 4:00 pm in the City Hall Conference. Room.  The committee will be reviewing the 2014/2015 Audit.

Water Rate Advisory Committee - The Water Rate Advisory Committee will meet on Tuesday, February 9, 2016 at 4 pm in the City Hall Conference Room to review the impact of water and sewer rates for the next fiscal year.

City Council - The City Council will hold its regular monthly meeting on Monday, February 8, 2106 beginning at 7:00 pm in the McCluskey Chambers of City Hall.

Finance Committee - The Finance Committee will meet on Thursday, February 4, 2016 in the City Hall Conference Room beginning at 4:00 pm.  The committee will be reviewing the 2105 Audit Findings, Review fees charged by City Services and review Community Service Grants submitted.

Possible Quorm of the City Council - The City will be hosting two Vision to Action Workshops; "Re-Visioning Bald Knob Mill" on Wednesday, January 27, 216.  The first will be held at CHS Library from 10 am - 12 pm and the second workshop is scheduled to be held in the Community Center from 6 pm - 8:30 pm.  It is a possibility that a quorum of the City Council could be in attendance at either one of the the workshops.

Water Rate Advisory Committee - The Water Rate Advisory Committee will meet on Tuesday, January 26, 2016 at 4 pm to review sewer rates for the next fiscal year.

Water Rate Advisory Committee - The Water Rate Advisory Committee will meet on Thursday, January 21, 2016 at 4pm in the City Hall Conference Room to review water rates for the next fiscal year.

City Council Work Session - The City Council will hold their monthly work session on Monday, January 25, 2106 in the McCluskey Chambers of City Hall beginning at 6 pm.

Planning Commission - The Planning Commission will hold their monthly meeeting on January 21, 2106 in the McCluskey Chambers of City Hall beginning at 6:30 pm.

City Council Strategic Planning/Councilor Training - The City Council will hold a Strategic Planning workshop on Monday, January 18, 2016 beginning at 4 pm in teh McCluskey Chambers of City Hall.  At 6 pm, teh Councilors will hold their annual training session.

Water Rate Advisory Committee - The Water Rate Advisory Committee will meet on Thursday, January 14, 2016 at 4 pm in the City Hall Conference Room to begin discussion on next fiscal year's water rates.

City Council Meeting - The City Council will hold its regular monthly meeting on Monday, January 11, 2106 beginning at 7:00 pm in the McCluskey Chambers of City Hall.

Airport Commission - The Airport Commission will hold its quarterly meeting on December 30, 2015 in the Community Center beginning at 6:00 pm.

Planning Commission - The Planning Commission will hold its regular monthly meeting on Thursday, December 17, 2015 beginning at 6:30 pm in the McCluskey Chambers of City Hall.

City Council Special Meeting - The City Council will hold a special meeting on Monday, December 21, 2015 in the McCluskey Chambers of City Hall beginning at 6:00 pm.  The Council will be interviewing an applicant who has submitted an application to fill the vacancy on the City Council.

City Council Work Session - The City Council will hold their monthly work session on Monday, December 21, 2015 in the McCluskey Chambers immediately following the Special Meeting at 6 pm.

Water Rate Advisory Committee - The City of Creswell is seeking interested applicants who would like to serve on the Water Rate Advisory Committee.  Applications are available at City Hall from 9 am - 5 pm Monday - Friday.

City Council Vacancy - The City of Creswell is seeking interested applicants who reside within the city limits of Creswell to fill a vacancy on the City Council, term ending December 31, 2018.  Applications are available at City Hall from 9 am - 5 pm, Monday - Friday.

City Council Work Session - The Creswell City Council will hold their monthly work session on Monday, November 23, 2015 beginning at 6:00 pm in the McCluskey Chambers of City Hall.

Request For Proposals - The City of Creswell Oreogn is requesting proposals from qualified IT managed services providers.  Proposals will be accepted until 4:00 pm Tuesday, December 1, 2015.  Please submit your proposals electronically to Roberta Tharp, City Recorder, at rtharp@creswell-or.us  Creswell is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Notice of Public Hearing - Notice is hereby given that the City of Creswell will hold a joint public hearing of its City Council and its Local Contract Review Board regarding adoption of Public Contracting Rules on the 9th day of November, 2105, at 7:00 pm.  The meeting will be held at Creswell City Hall, 13 South 1st Street, Creswell, Oregon.  The proposed Resolution will replace and update the City's current Public Contracting Rules and exemptions.  The public hearing will be held for the purpose of taking comments on the City's draft findings supporting the exemption of certain classes of special procurements and public improvement contracts from competitive bidding requirements.  This notice was published in the Daily Journal of Commerce on October 26, 2015 and the Creswell Chronicle on October 29, 2015.

City Council Vacancy - The City of Creswell is seeking interested applicants who reside within the city limits of Creswell to fill one (1) vacancy on the Creswell City Council.  The term for this position ends on December 31, 2016.  Applications are available at City Hall from 9 am - 5 pm Monday thru Friday, or online.  Applications will be accepted until 12:00pm on October 26, 2015.

Update on the Creswell Airport AWOS Project and Airport Closures - The airport will be closed from 8am until 6pm on Monday, October 5th.  It may not take the full 9

City Council Special Meeting - The City Council will hold a special meeting to interview applicants who have submitted applications for the vacant Council position.  The meeting will be held on Monday, October 26, 2015 in the McCluskey Chambers beginning at 6:00 pm.

City Council Work Session - The City Council will hold their monthly work session on Monday, October 26, 2015 in the McCluskey Chambers directly following the Special Meeting scheduled for 6:00 pm.

Planning Commission - The Planning Commission will hold its regular monthly meeting on Thursday, October 22, 2015 in the McCluskey Chambers of City Hall beginning at 6:30 pm.

City Council Special Meeting - The City Council will hold a Special Meeting on Monday, October 19, 2015 beginning at 6:00 pm in the McCluskey Chambers of City Hall.  Portland State University representatives will be presenting their results of the Policing Study.

City Council Meeting - The City Council will hold it regular monthly meeting on Monday, October 12, 2015 beginning at 7:00 pm in the McCluskey Chambers of City Hall.

Joint Parks Advisory Board and Tree Board Meeting - The Parks Advisory Board And Tree Board will hold a joint meeting on Tuesday, October 6, 2015 in the City Hall Conference Room beginning at 5:00 pm.  The meeting is to discuss the possible merger of the two advisory boards.

Public Works/Transportation Committee - The City Council Public Works/Transportation Committee will meet on Tuesday, October 6, 2015 in the City Hall Conference Room beginning at 1:00 pm.  The Committee will be holding a discussion on the proposed water rate methodology.

Notice of Receipt of Ballot Title

Notice is hereby given given that on September 21, 2015, a ballot title for a City Referral Measure was filled with the City Recorder for the City of Creswell.

The ballot title for the November 2016 Election includes the following:

Caption:  Prohibiting certain medical and recreational marijuana operations in Creswell

Question:  Shall the City of Creswell prohibit medical marijuana processors, medical marijuana dispensaries, and recreational marijuana producers, processors, wholesalers, and retailers?

Summary: The Creswell City Council referred this measure to the voters as provided by state law.  Approval of this measure would prohibit the establishment of new medical marijuana processors and medical marijuana dispensaries within the city.  The mearure would also prohibit recreational marijuana producers, processors, wholesalers, and retailers within the city.

If this measure is approved, the city would be ineligible to receive distributions of state marijauna tax revenues under current state law.

This is the full ballot title and any elector dissatisified with the ballot title must file a petition no later than 5 pm on September 28, 2015 with the Creswell Municipal Court.

Finance Committee Meeting - The City Council Finance Committee will meet on Wednesday, September 23, 2015 at 1:00 pm in the City Hall Conference Room.  The committee will hold a discussion on audits.

City Council Training - The City Council will hold ALICE Training on Monday, September 21, 2015 beginning at 6:00 pm in the McCluskey Chambers of City Hall.  The acronym for ALICE is Alert, Lockdown, Inform, Counter and Evacuate.

City Council Meeting - The City Council will hold its regular monthly meeting on Monday, September 14, 2015 beginning at 7:00 pm in the McCluskey Chambers of City Hall.

Planning Commission Meeting - Public Hearing - Notice is hereby given that the Creswell Planning Commission will conduct a public hearing on Thursday, September 10, 2015 at 6:30 pm at Creswell City Hall, 13 South 1st Street, Creswell, Oregon  97426 to consider Case no. CUP-2015-01, an application by the property owner, Colleen Ellis, to request a conditional use permit to construct a single-family dwelling on her property on South 3rd Street just north of "D" Street  in Creswell (19-03-14-31 TL 3400).

Administration Committee - The City Council Administration Committee will met on Tuesday, September 1, 2015 at 3:00pm in the City Hall Conference Room.  The committee will be reviewing and developing their reccommendation to the Council on the proposals received for the Strategic Planning process.

Transporation/Public Works Committee - The Creswell City Council Transportation/Public Works Committee will meet on Tuesday, September 1, 2015 beginning at 1:00 pm.  The committee will be reviewing the proposed water rate methodology and holding a discussion of the Wastewater Plan Study.

South Lane County Fire & Rescue Press Release - Emergency Order

Effective at 11:00 am on August 18, 2015 - See Emergency Order

Administration Committee - The City Council Administration Committee will meet on Wednesday, August 26, 2015 beginning at 3:00 pm in the City Hall Conference Room.  The committee will be reviewing staff's update job descriptions.

AWOS (Automated Weather Observing System) Project - 7/27/2015 - 11/30/2015

Creswell Airport/Hobby Field - AWOS Construction Schedule & Airport Closures:

A tentative schedule has been approved by the FAA.  There were three nine (9) hour airport closures necessary to complete the project.  The first two closures are scheduled for Monday, September 21st from 8am to 6pm and Tuesday, September 22nd from 8am to 6pm.  The third closure is scheduled for Monday, September 28th from 8am until 6pm.  Project tentative completion date of November 30th.

We will post updates to this schedule as soon as they are available.  You can also check out the City's Airport Facebook page for updates.

City Council Work Session -  The City Council will hold their monthly Work Session on August 24, 2015 beginning at 6:00 pm in the McCluskey Chambers of City Hall.

Planning Commission - The Planning Commission will hold its regular monthly meeting on Thursday, August 20, 2015 beginning at 6:30 pm in the McCluskey Chambers of City Hall.  A public hearing will be held on Case No. CUP -2015-01.

Administration Committee - The City Council Administration Committee will meet on Wednesday, August 19, 2015 at 3:00 pm in the City Hall Conference Room.  The committee will be discussing the Strategic Planning Proposals received.

City Council Meeting - The City Council will hold their monthly meeting on Monday, August 17, 2015, beginning at 7:00 pm in the McCluskey Chambers of City Hall.

Effective at 12:01am on July 30th, 2015, Oregon Department of Forestry issued a closedown order invoking Industrial Fire Precaution Order Level 4, in accordance with ORS 477.625, ORS 477.670 and OAR 629-043-0070.  This order states that no activities are permitted at any time on all lands protected by the Western Lane Forest Protection District of ODF, and all forestland within one-eighth mile thereof.  Click here to see the entire Emergency Order issued by Fire Chief John Wooten.

City Council Vacancy - The City of Creswell is seeking interested applicants who reside within the city limits of Creswell to fill one (1) vacancy on the Creswell City Council.  The term for this position ends on December 31, 2016.  Applications are available at City Hall from 9am - 5pm Monday -Friday.  Applications will be accepted until the positon is filled.  Please see the Boards and Commissions page for an application.

City Council Work Session - The City Council will hold their montly work session on Monday, July 27, 2015.  The meeting will begin at 5:00 pm with a scheduled tour of the Old Schoolhouse/Library.

Planning Commission - The Planning Commission will meet on Thursday, July 23, 2015 in the McCluskey Chambers of City Hall beginning at 6:30 pm.

Cultural Committee - The Cultural Committee will meet on Thursday, July 23, 2015 in the City Hall Conference Room beginning at 10:00 am.  The committee will be reviewing the Community Contributions Grant Applications received.

Administration Committee Meeting - The Administration Committee will meet on Tuesday, July 14, 2015 at 9:00 am in the City Hall Conference Room.  The committee will be reviewing the RFP developed for the City's strategic goal.

City Council Meeting - The City Council will hold their monthly meeting on Monday, July 13, 2015 beginning at 7:00 pm in the McCluskey Chambers of City Hall.

Public Hearing - A Public Hearing will be held on Monday, July 13, 2015 during the regular City Council meeeting in the McCluskey Chambers of City Hall beginning at 7:00 pm on an amendment to Resolution 2014-25, A Rresolution Rescinding Resolution No. 2006-30, Establishing Water Service Fees and Water Rates for Users of the Creswell Municipal Water System adopted by the Council in November of 2014.  During implementation of the resolution a scrivner/miscalculation error was discovered and Resoltuion 2015-25 will correct the error/calculation.

Economic Development Committee - The Economic Development Committee will meet on Thursday, July 9, 2015 beginning at 2:00 pm in the City Hall Conference Room.

Airport Commission Work Session (Continued) - Should the Airport Commission not complete the review of the Airport Rules and Regulations on Tuesday, June 30th, they will resume their meeting on Wednesday, July 1, 2015 beginning at 8:00 am in the Creswell Community Center.

Airport Commission Work Session - The Airport Commission will hold a work session on Tuesday, June, June 30, 2015 in the Creswell Community Center Conference Room beginning at 5:30 pm.  The board will be reviewing the Airport's Rules and Regulations.

Administration Committee - The Administration Committee will meet on Monday, June 29, 2015 in the City Hall Conference Room.  The committee will be discussing sample strategic plans and develop the scope of work for an RFP for the City's Strategic Goal.

Mayor's Meeting - The Mayor will meet with representatives of the Parks Advisory Board and the Tree Board on Monday, June 22, 2015 beginning at 11:oo am in the City Hall Conference Room to discuss the possibilities of merging the two boards.

Council Work Session - The City Council will hold their monthly work session on Monday, June 22, 2015 immediately following the Budget Hearing.  The session will be held in the McCluskey Chambers of City Hall.

Budget Hearings - Two Public Hearings will take place on Monday, June 22, 2015 beginning at 6:00 pm in the McCluskey Chambers of City Hall.  The first hearing will be on the proposed uses of State Revenue Sharing Funds followed by a hearing on the 2015-2016 Fiscal Year Budget approved by the Budget Committee.

Planning Commission - The Planning Commission will hold its regular monthly meeting on Thursday, June 18, 2015 beginning at 6:30 pm in the McCluskey Chambers of City Hall.

Cultural Committee - The Cultural Committee will meet on Thursday, June 18, 2015 at 2:00 pm in the City Hall Conference Room.  The committee will review Community Contribution Grant Applications.

Administration Committee - The Administration Committee will meet on Friday, June 12, 2015 at 1:00 pm in the City Hall Conference Room.  The committee will review sample strategic plans.
 
Airport Commission Quarterly Meeting - The Airport Commission will hold its quarterly meeting on Wednesday, June 10, 2015 beginning at 7:00 pm in the Community Center.
 
Airport Commission Work Session - The Airport Commission will meet on Wednesday, June 10, 2015 beginning at 6:00 pm in the Community Center.  The Commission will be reviewing Airport rules and regulations.

City Council Meeting - The City Council will hold their regular monthly meeting on Monday, June 8, 2015 beginning at 7:00 pm in the McCluskey Chambers of City Hall.  A supplemental budget will be considered at the meeting.

Special City Council Meeting - The City Council will hold a special meeting on Monday, June 8, 2015 beginning at 5:30 pm in the McCluskey Chambers of City Hall.  The Council will be holding Auditor Interviews.

Transportation and Public Works Committee - The Transportation and Public Works Committee will meet on Monday, June 1, 2015 at 9:30 am in the City Hall Conference Room.  The committee will continue to work on the proposed Water Rate Methodology.

May 2015 Meetings

Administration Committee - The Administration Committee will meet on Friday, May 29, 2015 at 1:30 pm in the City Hall Conference Room.  The committee will discuss the scope of work and requirements for a Strategic Plan for the City of Creswell and identify a timeline for an RFP for a Strategic Plan Consultant.

Cultural Committee - The Cultural Committee will meet on Tuesday, May 26, 2015 beginning at 2:00 pm in the City Hall Conference Room.  The committee will be reviewing the Community Contributions Grant applications received and discussing art for City Hall.

Finance Committee - The Finance Committee will meet on Thursday, May 21, 2015 beginning at 2:00 pm in the City Hall Conference Room.  The committee will review City Financial Policies and Auditor Proposals.

Planning Commission - The Planning Commission will hold their regular monthly meeting on Thursday, May 21, 2015 beginning at 6:30 pm in the McCluskey Chambers of City Hall.

Budget Committee - The City of Creswell's Budget Committee will meet on Tuesday, May 19, 2015 beginning at 6:00 pm in the McCluskey Chambers of City Hall.  The purpose of the meeting is to receive public comment on the proposed FY 15-16 Budget and/or the possible uses of State Revenue Sharing Funds.  At this meeting a public hearing will also be conducted on teh possible uses of State Revenue Sharing Funds.

Transportation & Public Works Committee - The Transportation and Public Works Committee will meet on Tuesday, May 12, 2015 at 2:00 pm in the City Hall Conference Room. 

Notice of Abatement of Noxious Vegetation:  Between June 15 and September 15 of any year, no owner or person in charge of property located in Creswell shall allow noxious vegetation to be on the property or rights-of-way of a public thoroughfare abutting the property.  An owner or person in charge of property shall cut down or destroy grass, shrubbery, brush, bushes, weeds, blackberry bushes, and other noxious vegetation as often as needed to prevent them from becoming unsightly, from maturing and going to seed.  It is the duty of all owners and person in charge of property to keep their property free from noxious vegetation.  The City is willing to abate the nuisance on a particular parcel of property at the request of the owner or person in charge of the property for a fee sufficient to cover the City's costs.  In the absence of such requests the City intends to abate all such nuisances 10 or more days after the final publication of this notice and will charge the cost of doing so to the owner or the person in charge of the respective property.  In accordance with Ordinance No. 256 Section 15, Subsection 4 this notice shall be published three times as follows:  May 7th, May 21st and June 4, 2015.

City Council Meeting - The City Council will hold their regular monthly meeting on Monday, May 11, 2015 beginning at 7:00 pm in the McCluskey Chambers of City Hall.

Public Safety Committee - The Public Safety Committee will meet on Friday, May 8, 2015 at 2:30 pm in the Conference Room of City Hall.  The committee will be meeting with the Portland State University team that is working on the Policing Study.

Budget Committee - The City of Creswell's Budget committee will meet on Tuesday, May 5, 2015 beginning at 6:00 pm in the McCluskey Chambers of City Hall.  The purpose of the meeting is to receive the proposed FY 15-16 Budget and hear the Budget Message.

Published May 7, 2015

NOTICE OF ANNUAL CPI ADJUSTMENT - As per Creswell City Resolution 2014-25 Establishing Water Service Fees and Water Rates for Users of the Creswell Water System: Effective July 1, 2015: The monthly flat rate and the additional water consumption rate will be increased 8%, with the calculation completed using the previous year’s monthly flat rate and additional water consumption rate.

Flat Rate – ¾” Meter
Currently: $33.65 for the first 300 cf of water consumption
July 1, 2015: $36.35 for the first 300 cf of water consumption

Additional Water Consumption Rate
Currently: $3.37 for each additional 100 cubic feet of water used over 300 cf
July 1, 2015: $3.64 for each additional 100 cubic feet of water used over 300 cf

NOTICE OF ANNUAL CPI ADJUSTMENT -As per Creswell City Resolution 2003-09 and 2006-32 - Establishing Sewer User Fees, Sewer Service Fees, and Charges for Users of the Creswell Municipal Sewer Works Facilities: Effective July 1, 2015: The monthly flat rate and the additional water consumption rate will be increased ½ of 1% or (0.5%) for each unit of service with the calculation completed using the previous year’s monthly flat rate(s) and additional water consumption rate.

Flat Rate – ¾” Meter
Currently: $33.68
July 1, 2015: $33.85

Additional Water Consumption Rate
Currently: $2.54 per 100 cubic foot of water consumption over 300 cf
July 1, 2015: $2.55 per 100 cubic foot of water consumption over 300 cf

Notice of City of Creswell Budget Committee Meeting - A public meeting of the Budget Committee of the City of Creswell, Lane County, State of Oregon, to discuss the budget for the fiscal year July 1, 2015 to June 30, 2016 will be held at Creswell City Hall, 13 South 1st Street, Creswell Oregon.  The meeting will take place on Tuesday, May 5, 2015, at 6:00 pm.  The purpose of the meeting is to receive the proposed FY 15-16 Budget and hear the Budget Message.

This is a public meeting where deliberation of the Budget Committee will take place.  Any person may appear at this meeting to comment on the Budget and the City's possible uses of State Revenue Sharing Funds.

An additional Budget Committee meeting will be held at Creswell City Hall on Tuesday, May 19, 2015, at 6:00 pm.  Any person may appear at that meeting to provide comment on the proposed Budget or the possible uses of the State Revenue Sharing Funds.  At this meeting, a public hearing will also be conducted on the possible uses of State Revenue Sharing Funds.

A copy of the budget document may be inspected or obtainied on or after May 5, 2015 at the public meeting or between the hours of 9:00 am and 5:00 pm on or after May 6, 2015 at Creswell City Hall, 13 South 1st Street, Creswell, OR.

Cultural Committee - The Cultural Committee will meet on Friday, April 24, 2015 in the City Hall Conference Room beginning at 2:00 pm.  The committee will begin working on a Building Naming Policy.

City Council Work Session - The City Council will hold their monthly work session on April 27, 2015 beginning at 6:00 pm in the McCluskey Chambers of City Hall.

Transportation and Public Works Committee - The Transportation and Public Works Committee will meet on Tuesday, April 21, 2015 at 3:00 pm in the City Hall Conference Room.  The committee will hold a telephone conference with Carl Brown, author of "How to Get Great Rates".  This is in line with the charge issued by Mayor Stram for this committee to work on developing a methodology for future review of water rate increases.

Administration Committee - The Administration Committee will meet on Monday, April 20, 2015 beginning at 3:00 pm in the City Hall Conference Room.  The Committee will be provided an update on the Institutional Review.

Planning Commission - The Planning Commission will hold their regular monthly meeting on Thursday, April 16, 2015 beginning at 6:30 pm in the McCluskey Chambers of City Hall.

City Council Meeting - The City Council will hold their regular monthly meeting on Monday, April 13, 2015 beginning at 7:00 pm in the McCluskey Chambers of City Hall.

City Council Executive Session - The City Council will hold an Executive Session on Wednesday, April 8, 2015 in the McCluskey Chambers at City Hall.  This session will be held in accordance with ORS 192.660 2 (f) - To consider information or records that are exempt by law from public inspection.

Finance Committee - The Finance Committee will meet on Monday, April 13, 2015 beginning at 2:00 pm in the Conference Room at City Hall.

Finance Committee - The Finance Committee will meet on Tuesday, March 31, 2015 beginning at 10:00 am in the Conference Room at City Hall.

Economic Development Committee- The Economic Development Committee will meet on Monday, March 30, 2015 at 10:00am in the City Hall Conference Room to discuss potential future projects.

Cultural Committee - The Cultural Committee will meeet on Thursday, March 26, 2015 in the City Hall Conference Room beginning at 11:00 am.  The committee will be discussing a policy on naming buildings.

Transportation and Public Works Committee - The Transportation and Public Works Committee will meet on Tuesday, March 24, 2015 beginning at 2:00 pm in the City Hall Conference Room.

City Council Work Session - The City Council will hold their monthly work session on Monday, March 23, 2015 beginning at 6:00 pm in the McCluskey Chambers of City Hall.

Parks Advisory Board - The Parks Advisory Board will meet on Monday, March 23, 2015 beginning at 5:00 pm in the Community Center.

Finance Committee Meeting - The Finance Committee will meet on Friday, March 13, 2015 beginning at 2:00 pm in the Conference Room at City Hall.

Transportation and Public Works Committee - The Transportation and Public Works Committee will meet on Tuesday, March 10, 2015 beginning at 2:00 pm in the City Hall Conference Room.

Administration Committee - The Administration Committee will meet on Tuesday, March 10, 2015 in the City Hall Conference Room beginning at 1:00 pm.  The committee will be reviewing applications received for the Judge Pro Tem Postiion and discussing the institutional review and associated audits.

Public Safety Forum - A Public Safety Forum will be held Monday, March 9th, 2015 at 6pm at City Hall in the McCluskey Chambers, 13 S. 1st Street.  The Public Safety Fee is a charge for service enacted by City Council via Ordinance No. 480, effective as of July 1, 2014.   Download information about the fee.

Economic Development Committee - The Economic Development Committee will meet on Monday, March 9, 2015 in the City Hall Conference Room beginning at 2:00 pm.  The committee will begin working on an Airport Sustainability Plan.

City Council Meeting - The City Council will hold their regular monthly meeting on Monday, March 9, 2015 beginning at 7:00 pm in the McCluskey Chambers of City Hall.

Creswell Planning Commission - The Planning Commission will conduct a public hearing in the McClusky Chambers, 13 South 1st Street, Creswell, Oregon on Thursday, February 26th at 6:30pm and City Council will conduct a  public hearing on Monday, March 9th at 7:00 p.m. at the same location in order to hear the following:Public Forum March 9, 2015.  Download information

Finance Committee Meeting - The Finance Committee will meet on Thursday, March 5, 2015 beginning at 2:00 pm in the Conference Room at City Hall.  The committee will be meeting with the auditors.

Airport Commission Quarterly Meeting - The Airport Commission will hold their quarterly meeting on Wednesday, March 4, 2015 beginning at 6:30 pm in the Community Center.

Planning Commission - The Planning Commission will meet on Thursday, February 26th in the McCluskey Chambers at 6:30 pm. The Commission will be holding the first of two evidentiary hearings on proposed development code amendments regarding medical marijuana facilities within the City of Creswell.

City Council Work Session - The City Council will hold their monthly work session on Monday, February 23, 2015 at 6:00 pm in the McCluskey Chambers of City Hall.

Transportation and Public Works Committee - The Transportation and Public Works Committee will meet on Monday, February 23, 2015 at 3:00 pm in the City Hall Conference Room.  The committee will continue to discuss the proposed water supply policies, the methodology to determine future water rate increases and teh continuing public education plan.

Parks Advisory Board - The Parks Advisory Board will meet on Tuesday, February 5, 2105 in the Community Center beginning at 5:00 pm.  The board will be discussing the skate park meeting and committee, potential fo ra Frisbee golf course, land qcquisition and the potential for a dog park.

Administration Committee - The Administration Committee will meet on Thursday, February 12, 2015 in the City Hall Conference Room beginning at 1:00 pm.  The committee will begin reviewing Judge Pro Tem applications received as well as the institutional review process.

Finance Committee - The Finance Committee will meet on Wednesday, February 11, 2015 in the City Hall Conference Room beginning at 1:00 pm.  The committee will be discussing Water Rate Methodology and two year budgeting.

City Council Training - The City Council will hold a special training on Tuesday, February 10, 2015 in the McCluskey Chambers of City Hall beginning at 12:30 pm.

City Council - The City Counil will hold their regular February meeting on Monday, February 9, 2015 in the McCluskey Chambers of City Hall beginning at 7:00 pm.

Transportation and Public Works Committee - The Transportation and Public Works Committee will hold a meeting on Thursday, February 6, 2015 in the City Hall Conference Room beginning at 1:00 pm.  The committee will be examining the Mayors new charge for the committee, receiving an update on the DeBerry Landfill, and discussing the Water Rate Public Education plan for action in 2015.

Parks Advisory Board - The Parks Advisory Board will hold a community meeting on Skate Parks beginning at 5:00 pm on February 3, 2015 in the Community Center.

City Council Meeting (Special) - The Creswell City Council will hold a special meeting on Thursday, January 22, 2015 beginning at 11:00 am in the McCluskey Chambers.

Parks Advisory Board - The Parks Advisory Board will meet on Tuesday, January 27, 2015 in the Community Center beginning at 5:00 pm.  The board will be discussing the upcoming community meeting regarding a Skate Park; and other potential park projects.

Administration Committee - The City Council Administration Committee will meet on Tuesday, January 27, 2105 in the Conference Room of City Hall beginning at 3:00 pm.  The committee will be reviewing the charges issued by the Mayor; the process for the recruitment of a Judge Pro-tem; and continuing the exploration of institutional revew process.

City Council Work Session - The City Council will hold their monthly work session on Monday, January 26, 2015 in the McCluskey Chambers of City Hall beginning at 6:00 pm.

City Council Meeting - The City Council will hold their regular monthly meeting on Monday, January 19, 2105 in the McCluskey Chambers of City Hall beginning at 7:00 pm.

Planning Commission- The Planning Commission will meet on Thursday, January 15, 2015 in the McCluskey Chambers of City Hall beginning at 6:30 pm.

Parks Advisory Board - The Parks Advisory Board will meet on Tuesday, January 13, 2015.  The meeting will ge held at the Creswell Community Center located at 99 South 1st Street beginning at 5:00 pm.  The board will be discussing upcoming potential projects including the Skatepark.

City Council Special Meeting - The City Council will hold a special meeting on Tuesday, December 30, 2014 in the McCluskey Chambers of City Hall beginning at 9:30 am.  The Council will be discussing the rescheduling of the January 12, 2015 regular City Council meeting to January 19, 2015.

Administrative Committee - The Administrative Committee will meet on Monday, December 29, 2014 in the City Hall Conference Room at 4:00pm. The committee will be discussing suggested changes to the City's Management Leave Policy. The Committee will enter into executive session under ORS 192.660(2)(f) to consider information or records that are exempt by law from public inspection. At the conclusion of the executive session, the committee will reconvene into an open meeting.

Planning Commission - The Planning Commission will hold their monthly meeting on Thursday, December 18, 2014 in the McCluskey Chamber of City beginning at 6:30 pm.

City Council Work Session - The City Council will hold their monthly work session on Monday, December 15, 2014 in the McCluskey Chamber of City Hall immediately following the City Council Special Meeting at 6:00 pm.

City Council Special Meeting - The City Council will hold a special meeting on Monday, December 15, 2014 in the McCluskey Chambers of City Hall beginning at 6:00 pm

Administration Committee - The Administration Committee will meet on Friday, December 12, 2014 in the conference room at City Hall beginning at 10:00 am.  The committee will review changes to the vacation and accrual leave policies suggested by city staff in working towards finalization of the polices.  The committee will also be reviewing and discussing an application for a Judge Pro-Tem.

City Council Meeting - The City Council will hold their regular monthly meeting on Monday, December 8, 2014 in the McCluskey Chambers beginning at 7:00 pm.

Transportation and Public Works Committee - The Transportation and Public Works Committee willmeet on Friday, December 5, 2014 in the Conference Room of City Hall beginning at 10 :00 am.  The committee will be working on creating a Public Education/Information pamphlet regarding water rates.

Administration Committee - The Administration Committee will meet on Tuesday, December 2, 2014 in the McCluskey Chambers of City Hall beginning at 5:00 pm.  The committee will hear input from City Staff regarding the draft copies of the vacation and accrural leave policies.

Parks Advisory Board - The Parks Advisory Board will meet on Tuesday, November 18, 2014 in the Community Center beginning at 5:00pm.  The board will be discussing upcoming projects, Garden Lake Park and doing some long range planning.

Planning Commission - The Planning Commission will meet on Thursday, November 20, 2014 in the McCluskey Chambers of City Hall beginning at 6:30 pm.

Administration Committee - The Administration Committee will meet on November 18, 2014 from 2:00 to 4:00 pm in the Conference Room at City Hall.  The committee will be finalizing ideas and receiving suggestions from City Attorney for employee vacation and leave policies.  They will also receive an update on teh hiring process of a Judge Pro-tem and produce a course of cation for recommendation to the City Council at their December meeting.

Joint City Council/Planning Commission Work Session - The Creswell City Council and Planning Commission will hold a joint work session on Monday, November 17, 2014 in the McCluskey Chambers of City Hall beginning at 6:00 pm.

City Council Meeting - The Creswell City Council will hold their regular monthly meeting on Monday, November 10, 2014 in the McCluskey Chambers at City Hall beginning at 7:00 pm.

Transportation and Public Works - The Transportation and Public Works Committee will meet on Thursday, November 6, 2014 in the Community Center beginning at 6:00 pm.  The committee will hold discussions on the DeBerry Landfill, the use of the East Valley Well #3, and a Water Rate Increase review.

Parks Advisory Board - The Parks Advisory Board will meet on Tuesday, November 4, 2014 beginning at 5:00 pm in the Community Center.  The board will be discussing park projects for the city to consider during the next five to seven years.

Cultural Committee - The Cultural Committee will meet on Monday, November 3, 2014 at 3:00 pm in the City Hall Conference Room.  The committee will be discussing the installation of student art on the second floor of City Hall and a Community Services Grant Application/Guidelines update.

Administration Committee - The City Council Administration Committee will meet on Thursday, October 30, 2014 at 10:00am in the City Hall Conference Room.  The Committee will be reviewing the suggested drafts of new employee policies for vacation leave and donated leave time.

Airport Commission - The Airport Commission meeting scheduled for Thursday, October 30, 2014 has been cancelled and will be rescheduled at a later date.

City Council Work Session - The City Council will hold their monthly work session on Monday, October 27, 2014 immediately following the Special Meeting at 6:00 pm in the McCluskey Chambers of City Hall.

City Council Special Meeting - The City Council will hold a special meeting on Monday, October 27, 2014 beginning at 6:00 pm in the McCluskey Chambers of City Hall.  The Council will be taking action on an Ordianance creating a Marijuana Tax as well as discussing the Policing Services Study.

City Council Work Shop - The City Council will hold a goal setting session on Saturday, October 25, 2014 from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm in the Community Center located at 99 South 1st Street.

Cultural Committee - The Cultural Committee will meet on Friday, October 24, 2014 at 3:00 pm in the City Hall Conference Room.  The committee will be discussing the Community Contrubitions Grant process and City Hall 2nd Floor decor.

Transportation and Public Works Committee - The Transportation and Public Works Committee will meet on Friday, October 17, 2014 at 3:00 pm in the City Hall Conference Room.  The committee will be discussing the request to reopen a well, water and sewer rate increases, feedback of the work session presentation and their next steps as well as any new news received on the DeBerry Landfill.

Planning Commission - The Planning Commission will hold their monthly meeting on Thursday, October 16, 2014 beginning at 6:30 pm in the McCluskey Chambers at City Hall.

Parks Advisory Board Meeting - The Parks Advisory Board will meet on Tuesday, October 14, 2014 at 5:00 pm in the Community Center.  The board will be discussing Park Projects they will recommend as priorites to the City Council for the next fiscal year.

City Council Work Session - The City Council will hold their montly work session on Monday, October 27, 2014 beginning at 6:00 pm in the McCluskey Chambers of City Hall.

City Council Work Shop - The City Council will hold a Goal Setting session on Saturday, October 25, 2014 in the Community Center located at 99 South 1st Street.

Transportation and Public Works Committee - The Transportation and Public Works Committee will meet on Tuesday, October 14, 2014 at 6:00 pm in the Community Center, 99 South 1st Street.  The committee will be discussing the request to reopen a well, propsective water and sewer rate increase, feedback of the work session presentations and their next steps as well as any new news received on the DeBerry Landfill.

City Council Meeting - The Creswell City Council will hold their monthly meeting on Monday, October 13, 2014 beginning at 7:00 pm in the McCluskey Chambers of City Hall.

Finance Committee - The Finance Committee will meet on Monday, October 20, 2014 in the City Hall Conference Room at 3:00 pm.  The committee will be reviewing the Classification and Compensation Study and developing a recommendation to the City Council.

Administration Committee - The Administration Committee will meet on Friday, October 3, 2014 in the City Hall Conference Room at 2:00 pm.  The committee will be discussing the process for appointing a Judge Pro-Tem and the proposed employee vacation leave policy.

Airport Commission- The Airport Commission will hold its quarterly meeting on Thursday, October 2, 2014 beginning at 6:30 pm.

Airport Commission Vacancy - The City of Creswell is seeking applicants interested in filling a vacancy on the Creswell Airport Commission.  The vacancy is an at large position meaning the applicant must reside in the City of Creswell.  The term for this vacancy expires on 12-31-2014.  Applications are available at City Hall from 9 am - 5 pm, Monday thru Friday.  This position will remain open until filled.

Parks Advisory Board Meeting - The Parks Advisory Board will meet on Tuesday, September 16, 2014 at 5:00 pm in the Community Center.  The board will be discussing Park Projects they will recommend as priorites to the City Council for the next fiscal year.

Public Safety Committee Meeting - The Public Safety Committee will meet on Monday, September 15, 2014 at the Community Center at 6:00 pm.  The committee will review their last meeting and continue writing the scope of work for the policing study to be recommended to the City Council.

Finance Committee - The Finance Committee will meet on Friday, September 12, 2014 in the City Hall Conference Room at 3:00pm.  The committee will be reviewing the Classification and Compensation Study and developing a recommendation to the City Council.

Administration Committee - The Administration Committee will meet on Monday, September 15, 2014 in the City Hall Conference Room at 4:00 pm.  The committee will set the timeline for the City Administrator's six month review.

City Council - The Creswell City Council will hold their monthly meeting on Monday, September 8, 2014 beginning at 7:00 pm in teh McCluskey Chambers of City Hall.

Transportation and Public Works - The Transportation and Public Works Committee will meet on Tuesday, September 2, 2014 in the Community Center begining at 6:00 pm.  The committee will be discussing the DeBerry Landfill and Water Rate Study.

Parks Advisory Board - The Parks Advisory Board will meet on Tuesday, September 2, 2014 in the Community Center beginning at 5:00 pm.  The board will be discussing Park Projects.

Economic and Development Committee - The Economic Development Committee will meet on Tuesday, September 2, 2014 in the City Hall Conference Room beginning at 3:00 pm.  The committee will be discussing the Mayor's charge to "Work with the Airport Commission and City Staff to develop a plan to make the Airport self-supporting."

Public Safety Committee - The Creswell City Council Public Safety Committee will hold a public meeting on August 25th in the Comunity Center located at 99 South 1st Street.  The meeting will begin at 6:00 pm and the committee will be seeking public input for the purpose of developing a scope of work for a policing study.

City Council Meeting - The Creswell City Council will hold their monthly meeing on Monday, August 11, 2014 beginning at 7:00 pm in the McCluskey Chambers of City Hall.

Parks Advisory Board - The Parks Advisory Board will meet on Tuesday, August 5, 2014 beginning at 5:00 pm in the Community Center located at 99 South 1st Street.  The board will be discussing future projects for Friends of Creswell Parks as well as continuing their discussion regarding skate parks.

Planning Commission

The Planning Commission will meet on Thursday, August 7, 2014 in the McCluskey Chambers at City Hall beginning at 6:30 pm. A Public Hearing will be held on Case No. CUP-2014-01.

NOTE:  No quorum was present on July 17th so the public hearing on CUP-2014-01 was announced rescheduled to Thursday, August 21, 2014 in the McCluskey Chambers at City Hall beginning at 6:30 pm.  However, a quorum of the Planning Commission has found an earlier date to meet for the public hearing.  Public Hearing on CUP-2014-01 shall be on August 7th, 2014 and shall have legal notice of the hearing published in the July 24th edition of The Creswell Chronicle.

Note Published:  July 18, 2014

PUBLIC HEARING

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Creswell Planning Commission will conduct a public hearing in the Creswell City Hall, 13 South 1st Street, Creswell, Oregon on Thursday, August 7, 2014 at 6:30 p.m. to hear the following:

Case No. CUP-2014-01, is a request by Geomax Inc. on behalf of Malk LLC for a conditional use permit application to allow a mixed use building with warehouse and retail space on assessor’s map 19-03-14-24 Tax Lot 1300 (125 & 165 N. Mill).   The site is zoned General Commercial and designated Commercial by the Creswell Zoning Map and Comprehensive Land Use Plan diagram.  The application is to be reviewed under the following sections of the Creswell Development Code:  4.1.400 (Type III Procedure), Chapter 4.4 Conditional Use Permits, 4.2.600 (Site Design Review Approval Criteria), Chapter 2.3 Commercial Districts, Article 3 Community Design Standards and other applicable sections of the Creswell Development Code.

Interested persons can submit written comments to the City Administrator, in the following manner:  1) personally delivered to Creswell City Hall at 13 South 1st Street; 2) mailed to Creswell City Hall, P.O. Box 276, Creswell, Oregon 97426; 3) faxed to 895-3647, 4) emailed to mdamberg@creswell-or.us.  Written comments submitted after 5:00 p.m. the day of the hearing must be personally submitted at the hearing.  A copy of the staff report, draft findings and related documents can be reviewed free-of-charge at City Hall between the hours of 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday excluding holidays, or they may be duplicated at the expense ($0.25 per page) of the person wishing to obtain copies one week prior to the public hearing date. 

The Planning Commission has the authority to approve or deny the proposed application.  Said decision of the Commission can be appealed; however, if a decision is appealed, only those issues raised by testimony or by letter at the original hearing may be raised in appeal of the initial decision.  Failure to raise an issue, in person or by written comment, at the Planning Commission hearing, or failure to provide statements or evidence sufficient to afford the Planning Commission an opportunity to respond to the issue, precludes appeal of the Planning Commissions decision to the Council or to the Oregon Land Use Board of Appeals based on that issue. 

Transportation and Public Works Committee - The Transportation and Public Works Committee will meet on Thursday, July 31, 2014 in the Community Center beginning at 6:00 pm.  The committee will be discussing the Water Rate Study.

City Council Work Session - The Creswell City Council will hold its monthly work session on Monday, July 28, 2014 beginning at 6:00 pm in the McCluskey Chambers of City Hall.

Elections - Notice is hereby given that the City of Creswell will hold a general election on November 4, 2014.  There will be four (4) vacancies for the positions of:  Mayor (two year term) and three (3) City Councilor positions (four year term).  The positions of Mayor and City Councilor are nonpartisan, at large positions.  To qualify as a candidate you must be:  A qualified elector within the meaning of the State Constitution, and a resident of the City of Creswell during the twelve months preceding the election.  Any person wishing to run for office may pick up a packet beginning June 4, 2014 at City Hall, 13 South 1st Street, Creswell.  The 2014 deadline for filing petitions for candidacy is Tuesday, August 26, 2014 by 5:00 pm.

Parks Advisory Board Meeting - The Parks Advisory Board will meet on Tuesday, July 15th in the Community Center beginning at 5:00 pm.  The board will be discussing Friends of Creswell Parks and upcoming projects.

City Council Meeting - The Creswell City Council will hold its monthly meeting on Monday, July 7, 2014 in the McCluskey Chambers of City Hall.  The meeting will begin at 7:00 pm.

Public Safety fee information - The Public Safety Fee is a charge for service enacted by City Council via Ordinance No. 480, effective as of July 1, 2014.   Download information about the fee

City Council Rules Committee - The City Council Rules Committee meeting scheduled for Monday, June 23, 2014 has been cancelled. 

Tree Board - The Tree Board will meet on Thursday, June 26th at 3:30 pm at City Hall to review the second draft of the Tree Care Manual.  They will also be discussing the tree watering schedule for Garden Lake Park this summer.

Airport Commission - The Creswell Airport Commission will hold its quarterly meeting on Wednesday, June 18, 2014 in the Community Center beginning at 6:30 pm.

City Council Work Session - The Creswell City Council will hold their monthly work session on Monday, June 23, 2014 in the McCluskey Chambers immediately following the Special City Council Meeting scheduled for 6:00 pm.

Special City Council Meeting - The Creswell City Council will hold a special meeting on Monday, June 23, 2014 in the McCluskey Chambers at City Hall beginning at 6:00 pm.  The Council will hear the second reading of Ordinance 480, An OrdinanceEstablishing A Public Safety Fee for the Purpose of Funding Public Safety Services Within the City; and Declaring an Emergency.  They will also be conducting City Council interviews with an appointment to follow.

Parks Advisory Board - The Parks Advisory Baord will meet on Thursday, June 19, 2014 in the Community Center beginning at 5:00 pm.  A representative from Dreamland Skateparks will be in attendance to answer questions regarding a potential skate park project.

Budget Hearing - A Public Hearing will be held on the Fiscal Year 2014-15 Budget on June 17, 2014 beginning at 7:00 pm in the McCluskey Chambers of City Hall.  The purpose of this hearing is to take public comment regarding the budget, adopt the budget and levy taxes.

Annual Flushing of the Water Distribution System - The City of Creswell's Public Works department will be conducting the annual flushing of the water distribution system on Monday, June 2nd, Tuesday, June 3rd, and Wednesday, June 4, 2014 beginning at 8:00 a.m.  This process allows us to provide you with quality water throughout the year and is expected to be completed by early afternoon.  Although you may experience some color in your  water, it has been chlorinated and is safe to use, however you may want to run cold water until it clears up.

Notice of Meeting For The Parks Advisory Board - The Creswell Parks Advisory Board will meet on Tuesday, May 27, 2014.  The meeting will be held at the Creswell Community Center located at 99 South 1st Street beginning at 5:00 pm.  The board will be discussing project updates and the advancement of Park Projects.

Notice of Meeting For The Sign Code Update Committee - The Sign Code Update Committee will be doing an extended review session on Tuesday, May 27th from 12:30 pm until 2:30 pm upstairs at City Hall.  The committee will be reading and commenting on the current sign code draft in its entirety.  Please attend if you have concerns or questions about the sign code.

Code Enforcement:  Please do not blow grass or yard debris into the street.  This material runs into the storm drains, causing blockages.

Basketball hoops or skate ramps may not be stored or left in any public right-of-way. This includes streets and sidewalks. Basketball hoops left unattended in the right of way shall be subject to removal by the City. Utility trailers, boats, and recreational vehicles may not be stored in any public right-of-way.  Vehicles may be parked for a minimum of 48 hours.

All Yard Sale Signs must be removed at the end of the sale, especially those placed off-site of the sale, as in utility poles and parkways. Penalty for non-removal of signs could be as high as $1,000 per day.

Sidewalks may not be blocked by vehicles, whether parked in a driveway or on the street. It is also unlawful to drive over any sidewalk or put any items in the gutter that may be used as a ramp to drive over the curb.

Notice of Abatement of Noxious Vegetation: Between June 15 and September 15 of any year, no owner or person in charge of property located in Creswell shall allow noxious vegetation to be on the property or right-of-way of a public throughfare abutting the property. An owner or person in charge of property shall cut down or destroy grass, shrubbery, brush, bushes, weeds, blackberry bushes, and other noxious vegetation as often as needed to prevent them from becoming unsightly, from maturing and going to seed. It is the duty of all owners and person in charge of property to keep their property free from noxious vegetation. The City is willing to abate the nuisance on a particular parcel of property at the request of the owner or person in charge of the property for a fee sufficient to cover the City's costs. In the absence of such requests the City intends to abate all such nuisances 10 or more days after the final publication of this notice and will charge the cost of doing so to the owner or the person in charge of the respective property. In accordance with Ordinance No. 256 Section 15, Subsection 4 this notice shall be published three times as follows:  May 15th, May 22nd and June 5, 2014

Notice of Meeting for the Creswell Budget Committee - The Creswell Budget Committee will meet on Tuesday, May 20, 20104 at 7:00 pm in the McCluskey Chambers at City Hall.  The committee will continue to work towards the Fiscal Year 2014/15 Budget adoption.

Notice of Meeting for the City Council - The Creswell City Council will hold its regular monthly meeting on Monday, May 12th in the McCluskey Chambers beginning at 7:00 pm.  A reception honoring Judge Palmer for his thirty years of service to Creswell will begin at 6:30 pm.

PUBLIC HEARING

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Creswell Planning Commission will conduct a public hearing in the Creswell City Hall, 13 South 1st Street, Creswell, Oregon on Thursday, May 22, 2014 at 6:30 p.m. to hear the following:

Case No. VAR-2014-01, Geomax Inc., on behalf of Calvin and Beverly Taylor, has submitted a variance application for tax lot 15100, Assessor’s Map 19-03-11-34.   The current tax lots is the result of a deed gap and as such substandard requiring multiple land use actions to correct.  The variance request for reduced lot area and width is paired with a property line adjustment which is one part of the corrective land use actions.  The site is zoned Low Density Residential and designated as Residential on the Creswell Comprehensive Plan Land Use Map.  The application shall be reviewed under the following Sections of the Creswell Development Code: Section 4.1.400 Type III Procedure (Quasi-Judicial); Sections 5.1.500(B) (Variance Approval Process) and Section 5.1.500(C) (Approval Criteria:  Variance), and other sections of the Code.

Interested persons can submit written comments to the City Administrator, in the following manner:  1) personally delivered to Creswell City Hall at 13 South 1st Street; 2) mailed to Creswell City Hall, P.O. Box 276, Creswell, Oregon 97426; 3) faxed to 895-3647, 4) emailed to mdamberg@creswell-or.us.  Written comments submitted after 5:00 p.m. the day of the hearing must be personally submitted at the hearing.  A copy of the staff report, draft findings and related documents can be reviewed free-of-charge at City Hall between the hours of 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday excluding holidays, or they may be duplicated at the expense ($0.25 per page) of the person wishing to obtain copies one week prior to the public hearing date. 

The Planning Commission has the authority to approve or deny the proposed application.  Said decision of the Commission can be appealed; however, if a decision is appealed, only those issues raised by testimony or by letter at the original hearing may be raised in appeal of the initial decision.  Failure to raise an issue, in person or by written comment, at the Planning Commission hearing, or failure to provide statements or evidence sufficient to afford the Planning Commission an opportunity to respond to the issue, precludes appeal of the Planning Commissions decision to the Council or to the Oregon Land Use Board of Appeals based on that issue. 

Published May 8, 2014

NOTICE OF ANNUAL CPI ADJUSTMENT - As per Creswell City Resolution 2006-30 Establishing Water Service Fees and Water Rates for Users of the Creswell Water System: Effective July 1, 2014: The monthly flat rate and the additional water consumption rate will be increased ½ of 1% or (0.5%), with the calculation completed using the previous year’s monthly flat rate and additional water consumption rate.

Flat Rate – ¾” Meter
Currently: $32.20 for the first 300 cf of water consumption
July 1, 2014: $32.36 for the first 300 cf of water consumption

Additional Water Consumption Rate
Currently: $3.22 for each additional 100 cubic feet of water used over 300 cf
July 1, 2014: $3.24 for each additional 100 cubic feet of water used over 300 cf

NOTICE OF ANNUAL CPI ADJUSTMENT -As per Creswell City Resolution 2003-09 and 2006-32 - Establishing Sewer User Fees, Sewer Service Fees, and Charges for Users of the Creswell Municipal Sewer Works Facilities: Effective July 1, 2014: The monthly flat rate and the additional water consumption rate will be increased ½ of 1% or (0.5%) for each unit of service with the calculation completed using the previous year’s monthly flat rate(s) and additional water consumption rate.

Flat Rate – ¾” Meter
Currently: $33.51
July 1, 2014: $33.68

Additional Water Consumption Rate
Currently: $2.53 per 100 cubic foot of water consumption over 300 cf
July 1, 2014: $2.54 per 100 cubic foot of water consumption over 300 cf

CITY COUNCIL VACANCY - The City of Creswell is seeking interested applicats who reside within the city limits of Creswell to fill a vacancy on the Creswell City Council. The term for this position ends December 31, 2016. Applications are available at City Hall from 9 am - 5 pm Monday thru Friday, or online at www.ci.creswell.or.us. This position is open until filled.  Applications are available on this website under I want to, Apply for, Boards and Commissions.

PLANNING COMMISSION VACANCY - The City of Creswell is seeking interested applicants who reside within the city limits of Creswell to fill a vacancy on the Creswell Planning Commission.  The term for this position ends on December 31, 2015. Applications are available at City Hall Monday - Friday 9 am - 5pm or online at www.ci.creswell-or.us. This position is open until filled.

CITY COUNCIL VACANCY - The City of Creswell is seeking interested applicants who reside within the city limits of Creswell to fill a vacancy on the Creswell City Council.  The term for this position ends on December 31, 2014.  Applications are available at City Hall from 9 am - 5 pm, Monday thru Friday, or online at www.ci.creswell-or.us. (Please see the home page).   Completed applications must be received in City Hall by 5:00 pm on October 31, 2103.

NOTICE OF MEETING FOR THE CRESWELL TREE BOARD - The Creswell Tree Board will meet on Wednesday, October 23, 2013. The meeting will be held at the Creswell Community Center located at 99 South 1st Street beginning at 3:00 pm. The board will be discussing the re-application process for Tree City USA.

NOTICE OF MEETING FOR THE PARKS ADVISORY BOARD - The Creswell Parks Advisory Board will meet on Tuesday, October 22, 2013. The meeting will be held at the Creswell Communtiy Center located at 99 South 1st Street beginning at 5:00 pm. The first fifteen minutes will be allocated for public comment.  The board will be analyzing the Creswell Parks Master Plan.

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS - The City of Creswell is soliciting proposals for a City Engineer to provide engineering services as an independent contractor to the City. Proposers shall be licensed to practice engineering in the State of Oregon and be members in good standing with the Oregon State Board of Examiners for Engineering and Land Surveying (OSBEELS). The City will consider proposals from engineering firms as well as individual engineers. Proposals must be received no later than 3pmNovember 8, 2013. To read the full request for proposals, Click Here.

NOTICE OF ABATEMENT OF NOXIOUS VEGETATION - Between June 15 and September 15 of any year, no owner or person in charge of property located in Creswell shall allow noxious vegetation to be on the property or rights-of-way of a public thoroughfare abutting the property.  An owner or person in charge of property shall cut down or destroy grass, shubbery, brush, bushes, weeds, blackberry bushes, and other noxious vegetation as often as needed to prevent them from becoming unsightly, from maturing and going to seed.  It is the duty of all owners and person in charge of property to keep their property free from noxious vegetation.  The City is willing to abate the nuisance on a particular parcel of property at the request of the owner or person in charge of the property for a fee sufficient to cover the City's costs.  In the absence of such requests the City intends to abate all such nuisances 10 or more days after the final publication of this notice and will charge the cost of doing so to the owner or the person in charge of the respective property.  In accordance with Ordinance No. 256 Section 15, Subsection 4, this notice shall be published three times as follows:  May 23rd, May 30th and June 6th, 2013.

APRIL CITY COUNCIL MEETINGS -  The following link is a summary of scheduledCity Counil meetings during the month of April: Click Here

CITY COUNCIL VACANCIES - The City of Creswell is seeking interested applicants who reside within the city limits of Creswell to fill two (2) vacancies on the Creswell City Council.  The term for these positions ends on December 31, 2014.  Applications are available at City Hall from 9 am - 5 pm, Monday thru Friday, or online at www.ci.creswell-or.us. (Please see the home page).   Completed applications must be received in City Hall by 12:00 pm on April 9, 2103.

FINANCE COMMITTEE MEETING OF THE CRESWELL CITY COUNCIL - The Creswell City Council Finance Committee will meet on Wednesday, February 27, 2013.  The meeting will be held at the Creswell Community Center located at 99 South 1st Street beginning at 6:00 pm.

SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING - The City Council will hold a Special City Council Meeting on February 20, 2013 beginning at 11:00 am in the Creswell Community Center located at 99 South 1st Street, Creswell, Oregon.

TRANSPORTATION AND PUBLIC WORKS COMMITTEE MEETING OF THE CRESWELL CITY COUNCIL - The Creswell City Council Transportation and Public Works Committee will meet on Monday, February 25, 2013.  The meeting will be held at the Creswell Community Center, 99 South 1st Street, beginning at 3:00 p.m.  The committee will be gathering information and studying the history of water and sewer projects to determine future needs of the City.

ADMINISTRATION COMMITTEE MEETING OF THE CRESWELL CITY COUNCIL - The Creswell City Council Administration Committee will meet on Tuesday, February 19, 2013.  The meeting will be held at the Creswell Community Center located at 99 South 1st Street beginning at 5:00 p.m.  The committee will be discussing the timeline and distribution process of the performance evaluation for the city administrator.

ADMINISTRATION COMMITTEE MEETING OF THE CRESWELL CITY COUNCIL - The Creswell City Council Administration Committee will meet on Tuesday, January 22, 2013.  The meeting will be held at the Creswell Community Center located at 99 South 1st Street beginning at 5:00 p.m.  The committee will review performance evaluation processes.

TRANSPORTATION AND PUBLIC WORKS COMMITTEE MEETING OF THE CRESWELL CITY COUNCIL - The Creswell City Council Transportation and Public Works Committee will meet on Monday, January 21, 2013.  The meeting will be held at the Creswell Community Center, 99 South 1st Street, beginning at 3:00 p.m.  The committee will be gathering information and studying the history of water and sewer projects to determine future needs of the City.

SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING - The City Council will hold a Special City Council Meeting on Thursday, August 23, 2012 in the Creswell Community Center, 99 South 1st Street, Creswell, Oregon.  The purpose of this meeting is for Council to discuss change orders pertaining to the City Hall 2nd Floor Project.

BUILDING FEE RATE INCREASE - A public hearing shall be held on August 13, 2012 at 7:00 p.m., at the Creswell Community Center, 99 South 1st Street, Creswell Oregon, for the purpose of receiving public comment on a proposed rate increase for the Building Department LLC as outlined in draft Resolution 2012-21.  You may also view the draft resolution at City Hall, 13 South 1st Street, Creswell during regular business hours.

SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL MEETING - The City Council will hold a Special City Council Meeting on Friday, July 13, 2012 at 5:00 pm in the Creswell Community Center, 99 South 1st Street, Creswell, Oregon.  The purpose of this meeting is for Council to provide staff direction regarding the City Hall 2nd Floor Project.

SANIPAC RATE INCREASE - A public hearing shall be held on July 9, 2012 at 7:00 p.m., at the Creswell Community Center, 99 South 1st Street, Creswell Oregon, for the purpose of receiving public comment on a proposed rate increase for Waste Connections Inc., (Sanipac) as outlined in draft Resolution 2012-20.  You may also view the draft resolution at City Hall, 13 South 1st Street, Creswell during regular business hours.

To review the resolution please click here.

 

BUDGET HEARING - A public meeting of the Creswell City Council will be held on June 25, 2012 at the Creswell Community Center, 99 South 1st Street, Creswell Oregon.  The purpose of this meeting is to discuss the budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2012 as approved by the City of Creswell Budget Committee.  A summary of the budget is presented below.  A copy of the budget may be inspected or obtained at Creswell City Hall, between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.  This budget is for an annual budget period.  This budget was prepared on a basis of accounting that is the same as used in the preceding year.

To review the entire notice please click here.

 

NOTICE OF ELECTIONS - Notice is hereby given that the City of Creswell will hold a general election on November 6, 2012.  There will be four (4) vacancies for the positions of:  Mayor (two year term) and three (3) City Councilor positions (four year term).  The postions of Mayor and City Councilor are nonpartisan, at large positions.  To qualify as a candidate you must be:  A qualified elector within the meaning of the State Constitution, and a resident of the City of Creswell during the twelve months preceding the election.  Any person wishing to run for office may pick up a packet beginning May 30, 2012, at City Hall, 13 South 1st Street, Creswell.  The 2012 deadline for filing petitions for candidacy is Tuesday, August 28, 2012 by 5:00 PM.

NOTICE OF ABATEMENT OF NOXIOUS VEGETATION - Between June 15 and September 15 of any year, no owner or person in charge of property located in Creswell shall allow noxious vegetation to be on the property or rights-of-way of a public thoroughfare abutting the property.  An owner or person in charge of property shall cut down or destroy grass, shubbery, brush, bushes, weeds, blackberry bushes, and other noxious vegetation as often as needed to prevent them from becoming unsightly, from maturing and going to seed.  It is the duty of all owners and person in charge of property to keep their property free from noxious vegetation.  The City is willing to abate the nuisance on a particular parcel of property at the request of the owner or person in charge of the property for a fee sufficient to cover the City's costs.  In the absence of such requests the City intends to abate all such nuisances 10 or more days after the final publication of this notice and will charge the cost of doing so to the owner or the person in charge of the respective property.  In accordance with Ordinance No. 256 Section 15, Subsection 4, this notice shall be published three times as follows:  May 26th, June 2nd and June 9th, 2012.

NOTICE OF BUDGET COMMITTEE MEETING - Public meeting of the Budget Committee of the City of Creswell, Lane County, State of Oregon, to discuss the budget for the fiscal year July 1, 2012 to June 30, 2013 will be held at the Creswell Community Center located at 99 South 1st Street.  The meeting will take place on the 29th day of May, 2012 at 7:00 PM. The purpose of the meeting is to receive the budget message and to receive comment from the public on the budget.  A copy of the budget document may be inspected or obtained on or after May 25, 2012 at Creswell City Hall, 13 South 1st Street, between the hours of 9:00 AM and 5:00 PM.  This is a public meeting where deliberation of the Budget Committee will take place.  Any person may appear at the meeting and discuss the proposed programs with the budget committee.  This notice also appears on the City website at www.creswell-or.us in accordance with ORS 294.426(5).  This notice will also be published in the May 20th and May 23rd editions of the Register Guard.

BUDGET COMMITTEE MEETING FOR MAY 21ST HAS BEEN CANCELLED

NOTICE OF BUDGET COMMITTEE MEETING - A Public meeting of the Budget Committee of the City of Creswell, Lane County, State of Oregon, to discuss the budget for the fiscal year July 1, 2012 to June 30, 2013 will be held at the Creswell Community Center located at 99 South 1st Street.  The meeting will take place on the 21st day of May, 2012 at 7:00 PM.  The purpose of the meeting is to receive the budget message and to receive comment from the public on the budget.  A copy of the budget document may be inspected or obtained on or after May 18, 2012 at Creswell City Hall, 13 South 1st Street, between the hours of 9:00 AM and 5:00 PM.  This is a public meeting where deliberation of the Budget Committee will take place.  Any person may appear at the meeting and discuss the proposed programs with the budget committee.

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING - NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City of Creswell will hold a joint public hearing of its Council and its Public Contract Review Board regarding adoption of amendments to its Public Contracting Rules on the 7th day of March 2011, at 7:00 p.m. The meeting will be held at 99 South 1st Street, Creswell, Oregon. The amendments will bring the City’s Public Contracting Rules into conformance with legislative amendments to the Oregon Public Contracting Code. Agenda (PDF)

NOTICE OF ANNUAL CPI ADJUSTMENT - As per Creswell City Resolution 2006-30 Establishing Water Service Fees and Water Rates for Users of the Creswell Water System: Effective July 1, 2013: The monthly flat rate and the additional water consumption rate will be increased ½ of 1% or (0.5%), with the calculation completed using the previous year’s monthly flat rate and additional water consumption rate.

Flat Rate – ¾” Meter
Currently: $32.20 for the first 300 cf of water consumption
July 1, 2013: $32.20 for the first 300 cf of water consumption

Additional Water Consumption Rate
Currently: $3.22 for each additional 100 cubic feet of water used over 300 cf
July 1, 2013: $3.22 for each additional 100 cubic feet of water used over 300 cf

NOTICE OF ANNUAL CPI ADJUSTMENT -As per Creswell City Resolution 2003-09 and 2006-32 - Establishing Sewer User Fees, Sewer Service Fees, and Charges for Users of the Creswell Municipal Sewer Works Facilities: Effective July 1, 2013: The monthly flat rate and the additional water consumption rate will be increased ½ of 1% or (0.5%) for each unit of service with the calculation completed using the previous year’s monthly flat rate(s) and additional water consumption rate.

Flat Rate – ¾” Meter
Currently: $33.51
July 1, 2013: $33.51

Additional Water Consumption Rate
Currently: $2.53 per 100 cubic foot of water consumption over 300 cf
July 1, 2013: $2.53 per 100 cubic foot of water consumption over 300 cf