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City of Depoe Bay

570 SE Shell Avenue

Depoe Bay, OR 97341

 

City Hall hours:

Monday-Friday 8-5

541-765-2361

541-765-2129 (fax)

 

Date Incorporated:

May 22, 1973

 

Latitude: 44.8 N

Longitude: 124.06 W

 

Average elevation: 56'

 

Population: 1,398

 

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May 4, 2016

 

NOTICE
City Council Vacancy
Invitation to Submit Application

 

The City of Depoe Bay is now accepting applications to fill two vacant positions on the City Council (Position #2 & #3).  To qualify to serve on the City Council an elector must have resided in the City of Depoe Bay during the twelve (12) months immediately preceding the appointment.  Any qualified elector of the City of Depoe Bay interested in applying for this position may pick up an application form at Depoe Bay City Hall, 570 SE Shell Avenue, between the hours of 8:00 AM and 5:00 PM, Monday through Friday, or call 541-765-2361.  Applications must be submitted at Depoe Bay City Hall by no later than 5:00 PM on Wednesday, June 1, 2016.  The Depoe Bay City Council will be considering all applications and conducting interviews at the June 7, 2016 regular Council meeting.

 

Application and instructions

 

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May 3, 2016

 

 
EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
Temporary Maintenance  Worker

 

The City of Depoe Bay is looking for a part time help. Job duties include running a gas powered weedeater, lawnmowers, maintenance of City parks and streets. Working hours would be five days a week from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM for the duration of funding. Hours may change depending on tasks to do. Knowledge of basic principles and practices of repair, maintenance, construction, and installation; safe use of vehicles, tools, materials and equipment required to perform duties; practices, methods, hazards, and safety precautions required to perform duties; and types of common hand tools/standard equipment used in construction and maintenance work. Hourly wage is $11.00. Applications are due no later than 2:00 PM, May 20, 2016.  Application forms can be obtained at Depoe Bay City Hall, 570 SE Shell Avenue, Depoe Bay, Oregon 97341, or can be downloaded here.  Position requires valid Oregon driver’s license and a pre-employment drug screen. Completed applications should be sent to the above-mentioned address. For questions please call 541-765-3005. The City of Depoe Bay is an EOE.

 

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April 21, 2016

 

Cascadia Subduction Zone Earthquake
Community Presentations

 

 

The Lincoln County Sheriff's Office has scheduled a series of presentations to provide baseline understanding about the potential effects of a Cascadia event on our communities, with recommended strategies and tips for emergency plans and kits. Depoe Bay's presentation is scheduled for June 22 from 6:00-7:30 PM at the Community Hall, 220 SE Bay Street.

 

Media Release

 

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April 21, 2016

 

 
Final Draft Harbor Master Plan Available for Review

 

The City of Depoe Bay is looking for public input on the final draft of the Harbor Master Plan. There will be a public meeting at the Community Hall on a date to be scheduled, where the public will have an opportunity to comment on the draft documents, available here and here.

 

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April 18, 2016

 

NOTICE
City Council Vacancy
Invitation to Submit Application

 

The City of Depoe Bay is now accepting applications to fill one vacant position on the City Council (Position #2).  To qualify to serve on the City Council an elector must have resided in the City of Depoe Bay during the twelve (12) months immediately preceding the appointment.  Any qualified elector of the City of Depoe Bay interested in applying for this position may pick up an application form at Depoe Bay City Hall, 570 SE Shell Avenue, between the hours of 8:00 AM and 5:00 PM, Monday through Friday, or call 541-765-2361.  Applications must be submitted at Depoe Bay City Hall by no later than 5:00 PM on Wednesday, April 27, 2016.  The Depoe Bay City Council will be considering all applications and conducting interviews at the May 3, 2016 regular Council meeting.

 

Application and instructions

 

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April 14, 2016

 

 
EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
Temporary Maintenance  Worker

 

The City of Depoe Bay is looking for part time help. Job duties include running a gas powered weedeater, lawnmowers, and maintenance of city parks and streets. Working hours would be five days a week from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM for the duration of funding. Hours may change depending on tasks. Knowledge of basic principles and practices of repair, maintenance, construction, and installation; safe use of vehicles, tools, materials, and equipment required to perform duties; practices, methods, hazards, and safety precautions required to perform duties; and types of common hand tools/standard equipment used in construction and maintenance work. Requires valid Oregon driver’s license. Hourly wage is $10.00. Application forms can be obtained at Depoe Bay City Hall, 570 SE Shell Avenue, Depoe Bay, Oregon 97341, or by clicking here. Pre-hire drug screen required. Filled-out applications should be sent to the above-mentioned address. Applications are due April 22, 2016, by 2:00 PM. For questions please call 541-765-3005. The City of Depoe Bay is an EOE.      

 

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April 13, 2016

 

Notice of Budget Meetings

 

 
City of Depoe Bay

 

A public meeting of the Budget Committee of the City of Depoe Bay, Lincoln County, Oregon, to discuss the budget for the fiscal year July 1, 2016 to June 30, 2017 will be held at Depoe Bay City Hall, 570 SE Shell Avenue, Depoe Bay on Tuesday, April 26, 2016 immediately following the Depoe Bay Urban Renewal Agency Budget Committee meeting which begins at 6:00 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 April 26, 2016 at Depoe Bay City Hall, between the hours of 8:00 AM and 5:00 PM, M-F.  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.

 

April 26, 2016 - DRAFT Budget available here.

 

Depoe Bay Urban Renewal Agency

 

A public meeting of the Budget Committee of the Depoe Bay Urban Renewal Agency, Lincoln County, Oregon, to discuss the budget for the fiscal year July 1, 2016 to June 30, 2017 will be held at Depoe Bay City Hall, 570 SE Shell Avenue, Depoe Bay on Tuesday, April 26, 2016 at 6:00 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 April 26, 2016 at Depoe Bay City Hall, between the hours of 8:00 AM and 5:00 PM, M-F.  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.

 

April 26, 2016 - DRAFT Urban Renewal Budget available here.

 

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February 11, 2016

 

 

Notice is hereby given that a public hearing will be held by the Depoe Bay City Council to consider amendments to the Depoe Bay Zoning Ordinance.  The public hearing is scheduled Tuesday, March 15, 2016 at 7:00 PM at Depoe Bay City Hall, 570 SE Shell Avenue, Depoe Bay, OR.  The City Council may take action at the hearing, or may continue the matter to a place, date and time announced at the hearing.


Summary of Proposed Depoe Bay Zoning Ordinance (DBZO) Amendments

 

A.  Section 3.410 Planned Development (PD):

1)  Amends the general approval process. Clarifies the Planned Development application process. 
2) Details land use application submittal requirements. Identifies specific submittal requirements for Planned Development land use applications.
3) Allows tourist accommodations with standards. Allows up to 15% of the total land area of a new Planned Development to have tourist accommodations (vacation rentals). 

 

B.  Section 4.030. Off-Street Parking:

1) Requires new multi-family and non-residential parking areas to have paved surfaces.
2) Adds parking space requirements for tourist accommodations in a Planned Development.
3) Adds a new subsection by which a building owner in the downtown area may permanently transfer ownership of a parking lot to the City. 

 

You are encouraged to attend the public hearings because revisions to the proposed amendments are possible.  The proposed amendments are available for inspection Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. at Depoe Bay City Hall or on the City website at www.cityofdepoebay.org.  A copy of the proposed amendments may be purchased at a reasonable cost.  For additional information contact Depoe Bay City Hall at 541-765-2361.

 

Applicable Criteria:  This is a legislative matter and not a quasi-judicial one.  The City Council will evaluate the proposal in accordance with Depoe Bay Zoning Ordinance (DBZO) No. 24 (as amended), Article 9 Amendments, and when applicable, ORS Chapters 197 and 227.


Testimony:  Submit testimony in oral or written form.  Oral testimony will be taken during the course of the public hearings and time may be limited.  Written testimony may be submitted to the City of Depoe Bay, P.O. Box 8, Depoe Bay, OR 97341 or via email at info@cityofdepoebay.org by 5:00 PM on the date of the hearing.


Depoe Bay City Hall is accessible to the disabled.  If special accommodations are needed, please contact the City Recorder at 541-765-2361 at least 48 hours in advance of the meeting so that appropriate assistance may be arranged.

 

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February 4, 2016

 

 

 

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February 3, 2016

 

NOTICE
Budget Committee Vacancy

 

The City of Depoe Bay is accepting applications to fill four expired terms on the Depoe Bay Budget Committee. City Budget Committee members also serve on the Depoe Bay Urban Renewal District Budget Committee. The Depoe Bay Urban Renewal Budget Committee has additional positions to fill.  Any elector of the City of Depoe Bay interested in serving on the City Budget Committee or the Urban Renewal Budget Committee may apply at Depoe Bay City Hall, 570 SE Shell Avenue, Depoe Bay. Please submit application by 5:00 PM, Thursday, February 25, 2016. The City Council will consider all applications received and conduct interviews of applicants at the March 1, 2016 regular Council meeting. For more information contact Pery Murray, Budget Officer, at 541-765-2361. 

 

Application

 

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February 1, 2016

 

 

Flyer

Entry Form

What Does A Mayor Do?

 

Contest Information

 

Three categories:
Poster Contest – grades 4 and 5
Essay Contest – grades 6 through 8
Digital Media Presentation Contest – grades 9 through 12

 

City of Depoe Bay Local Contest Information:

  • Students who are residents of the City of Depoe Bay are invited to participate in the City’s contest

  • Entries must be submitted to the City of Depoe Bay (all entries become the property of the City)

  • The deadline to submit entries is 5:00 p.m., Friday, April 15, 2016

  • All entries received by the deadline will be reviewed by a review committee.  One winner will be selected for each category. 

  • The winners will be announced at the May 3, 2016 regular City Council meeting.

  • Prizes:  Winner of each category will receive $100.00 cash prize and lunch with the Mayor

Cash prizes are being provided by John & Talley Woodmark and the City, lunch with Mayor Mattila is hosted by the Sea Hag Restaurant.

  • The City will submit the local winning entries to the Oregon Mayor’s Association (OMA) for entry into the state level contest (state level entries become the property of the OMA) 

 

Oregon Mayor’s Association State Level Contest Information:

  • City will submit its winning entries to the OMA by their May 16, 2016 deadline

  • Statewide winners will be selected by a committee of OMA members

  • Statewide winners and their Mayors will be notified of awards approximately mid-June 2016

  • Prizes:  First place statewide winners and their parents will be recognized at an awards luncheon held during the OMA Annual Conference in Lincoln City July 21-23, 2016, where they will receive their prizes – an Apple iPad Air 2 tablet

 

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January 29, 2016

 

NOTICE
City Council Vacancy
Invitation to Submit Application

 

The City of Depoe Bay is now accepting applications to fill two vacant positions on the City Council (Position #2 and #5).  To qualify to serve on the City Council an elector must have resided in the City of Depoe Bay during the twelve (12) months immediately preceding the appointment.  Any qualified elector of the City of Depoe Bay interested in applying for this position may pickup an application form at Depoe Bay City Hall, 570 SE Shell Avenue, between the hours of 8:00 AM and 5:00 PM, Monday through Friday, or call 541-765-2361.  Applications must be submitted at Depoe Bay City Hall by no later than 5:00 pm on Thursday, February 25, 2016.  The Depoe Bay City Council will be considering all applications and conducting interviews at the March 1, 2016 regular Council meeting.

 

Application and instructions

 

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January 21, 2016

 

NOTICE
Special Hours for City Hall
 

City Hall is getting a long-awaited update of our municipal software the week of January 25. Staff will be spending most of the week in hands-on training to help us transition to the new software. To take the best advantage of the training time, City Hall will be open as follows:

 

Monday, January 25: open regular hours

Tuesday, January 26: open until 10 AM, then closed for the rest of the day

Wednesday, January 27: closed

Thursday, January 28: closed

Friday, January 29: open regular hours

 

The phone line will be forwarded to the answering service. We will periodically check the drop box by the front door, phone messages, email, and fax, and respond to urgent messages as quickly as we can.

 

We understand this is an inconvenience to the public, and appreciate your cooperation during this time.

 

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January 14, 2016

 

 

At the January 19, 2016 City Council meeting, the Council will be scheduling a date for a public hearing on proposed amendments to the Depoe Bay Zoning Ordinance, as recommended by the Planning Commission.

 

The draft amendments are available for review:

 

Section 3.410 (related to Planned Developments)

Section 4.030 (related to parking)

 

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