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Release Date: 05/30/20
ASTORIA CITY COUNCIL GENERAL ELECTION

The following positions on the Astoria City Council have terms that expire as of December 31, 2020. The election of candidates for these positions will be held at the November 3, 2020 General election. ...

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Release Date: 05/29/20
ASTORIA CITY COUNCIL MEETING

ASTORIA CITY COUNCILMonday, June 1, 2020  Meeting at 7:00 P.M.Astoria City Hall, Council ChambersClick this link to join via Zoom: https://www.astoria.or.us/LIVE_STREAM.aspx Click here ...

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Release Date: 05/28/20
Seeking Nominations for the Dr. Harvey Historic Preservation Award

Dr. Harvey Award Nominations ...

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Release Date: 04/27/20
ASTORIA-WARRENTON BUSINESS ROUNDTABLE

Join us Thursday at 5:30 for a Astoria-Warrenton Business Roundtable with Mayor Bruce Jones, City of Astoria, Oregon, Mayor Henry Balensifer of Warrenton, Astoria-Warrenton Chamber of Commerce Executive Director David Reid, and CEDR/Clatsop Small Business Development Center Executive Director Kevin Leahy. ...

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Release Date: 04/07/20
NORTH COAST COMMUNITIES REMIND PUBLIC ‘STAY HOME, SAVE LIVES’

Community leaders in Clatsop County and the cities of Astoria, Cannon Beach, Gearhart, Seaside and Warrenton are reminding residents of the Pacific Northwest to continue to “Stay Home, Save Lives. ...

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Release Date: 04/07/20
CITY OF ASTORIA WELCOMES NEW COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR

ASTORIA, April 7, 2020 - The City of Astoria is pleased to announce that Megan Leatherman has accepted the position of Community Development Director.  Leatherman has been the Director of Development Services for Ada County in Boise, ID since 2012 and has been with Ada County since 2006. ...

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Release Date: 04/06/20
NEW! Procedure Changes for Building Inspections and Permit Applications

NEW! Procedure Changes for Building Inspections and Permit Applications ...

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Release Date: 03/26/20
CITY OF ASTORIA FACILITY CLOSURES EXTENDED

March 26, 2020 — The City of Astoria’s Park and Library facility closures due to the COVID-19 pandemic have been extended past the originally planned date of March 31st and will be kept in place until further notice. ...

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Release Date: 03/23/20
CITY TO TEMPORARILY CLOSE PLAY EQUIPMENT AT CITY PARKS

March 23, 2020 — The City of Astoria encourages people to safely enjoy parks, trails and natural areas with social distancing modifications in place. To comply with Governor Kate Brown’s guidance on limiting the spread of COVID 19, the City is temporarily closing all play structures, sport courts, swings and other playground equipment at all park locations. ...

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Release Date: 03/22/20
CITY OF ASTORIA PROHIBITS VACATION AND LEISURE TRAVELERS IN TRANSIENT LODGING

Astoria, OR, March 22, 2020 – The Astoria City Council passed a resolution today at an Emergency Meeting prohibiting vacation and leisure travelers from staying in hotels and short term lodging rentals during the state of emergency which the City of Astoria declared on March 16. ...

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Release Date: 03/18/20
THE CITY OF ASTORIA ANNOUNCES CHANGES TO BUSINESS OPERATIONS

March 17, 2020 - The City of Astoria will be closing City facilities to walk in visitors and limiting access to appointments only. This will affect all City Facilities including City Hall and the Public Safety Building. ...

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Release Date: 03/18/20
PUBLIC WORKS REMINDER ABOUT WHAT TO FLUSH

Public Service Announcement From Public WorksDon’t flush wipes, paper towels, or sanitary products in the toilet. Wipes are likely to clog your sewer pipes and also cause backups in the City's Wastewater Treatment Facility. ...

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Release Date: 03/16/20
RESOLUTION: ASTORIA CITY COUNCIL LOCAL STATE OF EMERGENCY

ASTORIA CITY COUNCIL DECLARED  A LOCAL STATE OF EMERGENCYClick here to view Resolution 20-03 ...

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Release Date: 03/16/20
CITY OF ASTORIA ANNOUNCES CLOSURE AND INFORMATION IN RESPONSE TO COVID-19

CITY OF ASTORIA ANNOUNCES CLOSURE AND INFORMATION IN RESPONSE TO COVID-19 The Astoria Public Library will be closing at 5:00pm, March 16, 2020 through March 31 in response to guidance from the Clatsop County Health Department, the Oregon Health Authority, and the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) due to the COVID-19 pandemic. ...

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Release Date: 03/16/20
JOINT STATEMENT OF ASTORIA MAYOR BRUCE JONES, CLATSOP COUNTY COMMISSION CHAIR KATHLEEN SULLIVAN, AND PORT OF ASTORIA EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR WILL ISOM

Please see the attached joint statement from Astoria Mayor Bruce Jones, Clatsop County Commission Chair Kathleen Sullivan, and Port of Astoria Executive Director Will Isom regarding public health issues surrounding cruise ship visits. ...

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Release Date: 03/13/20
ASTORIA CITY COUNCIL TO CONSIDER DECLARING LOCAL STATE OF EMERGENCY

ASTORIA CITY COUNCIL TO CONSIDER DECLARING LOCAL STATE OF EMERGENCYMarch 13, 2020 – Astoria, OR – The Astoria City Council will consider declaring a local emergency in the City of Astoria in response to the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak at the City Council meeting on Monday, March 16 at 7 p. ...

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Release Date: 03/12/20
CITY OF ASTORIA, CLATSOP COUNTY, AND PORT OF ASTORIA LEADERSHIP PROVIDE UPDATE TO ASTORIA’S UPCOMING CRUISE SHIP SEASON AND COVID-19

Please see the attached joint statement from Astoria Mayor Bruce Jones, Clatsop County Commission Chair Kathleen Sullivan, and Port of Astoria Executive Director Will Isom regarding public health issues surrounding cruise ship visits. ...

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Release Date: 03/12/20
REMINDER OF OPTIONS FOR DOING BUSINESS AT THE CITY OF ASTORIA

REMINDER OF OPTIONS FOR DOING BUSINESS AT THE CITY OF ASTORIAThe City of Astoria provides many resources to help you go about your daily business while also taking care of the health and safety of you and your loved ones. ...

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Release Date: 03/11/20
ASTORIA OREGON SELECTED AS FINALIST FOR COMMUNITY ASSIST FROM TRAIL BLAZERS PARTNERSHIP WITH MODA HEALTH

Astoria Parks and Recreation is competing with two other Oregon communities to win funds for a brand-new, accessible and inclusive playground through the Moda Assist Program. If Astoria wins, the department will bring a playground to Violet LaPlante Park. ...

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Release Date: 01/14/20
CITY OF ASTORIA PUBLIC LIBRARY RENOVATION PROJECT AWARDED GRANT

Astoria, OR: The National Endowment for the Humanities has awarded the Astoria Oregon Public Library Foundation a $500,000 grant to go toward the Astoria Public Library Renovation The Infrastructure and Capacity Building Challenge Grant requires a 3-to-1 match over a 5 year period. ...

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Release Date: 12/02/19
CITY OF ASTORIA ACCEPTING BOARD AND COMMISSION APPOINTMENT APPLICATIONS

The City of Astoria is accepting applications to fill various City of Astoria Boards and Commissions positions whose terms expire on December 31. These volunteer positions offer citizens the opportunity to play significant roles in the community in a number of ways. ...

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