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City of Depoe Bay

570 SE Shell Avenue

Depoe Bay, OR 97341


City Hall hours:

Monday-Friday 8-5


541-765-2129 (fax)


Date Incorporated:

May 22, 1973


Latitude: 44.8 N

Longitude: 124.06 W


Average elevation: 56'


Population: 1,398


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February 4, 2016





February 3, 2016


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. 





February 1, 2016




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



January 29, 2016


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



January 21, 2016


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.



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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