Hayes St. Work Coming

Major Construction Project Set to Begin on W. Hayes

West Hayes Street, from Settlemier Avenue to Cascade Drive, is an approved Capital Improvement Project in fiscal year 2016-17. The project cost is currently estimated at $3,125,000 with $450,000 funded this year for design, and the remaining $2,675, 000 the following year for construction.

The Intersection at West Hayes and Settlemier Avenue is also included in the project scope. The improvement will improve pedestrian, bicycle and vehicular safety. West Hayes is classified as a Service Collector which should provide for bike lanes, sidewalks, two travel lanes and a turn lane. The recommended configuration of the street and the intersection improvement will be evaluated with preliminary engineering work. City staff are off to a quick start, a professional services contract has been issued to get the survey and topography work underway.

Election Deadline

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Filings Deadline Aug. 30

The 2016 General Election is rapidly approaching and those who are interested in running for local office, which includes City Council and Mayor, must have all of their paperwork filed with the City Recorder's office by Aug. 30.

Positions that are open this year:

  • Mayor: At-large position (two-year term)
  • Council Ward I: Precinct 815 (four-year term)
  • Council Ward II: Precinct 825 (four-year term)

Anyone interested in running for office is encouraged to set up an appointment to review important filing deadlines, paperwork and process questions with Woodburn City Recorder Heather Pierson. To schedule an appointment, call 503-980-6318 or email heather.pierson@ci.woodburn.or.us.

Text to 911 Available

METCOM 911 dispatch center, which serves much of rural Marion County as well as portions of Linn and Clackamas counties, is one of seven dispatch agencies (Clackamas County, Clatsop County, Clark County WA, Columbia County, Multnomah County, Washington County and Marion/METCOM service area) to launch the text to 911 service on Aug. 23.

Individuals will now be able to text emergencies via 911 if calling isn’t an option, however voice communications is still preferred.

Click here for more information.

Get In Touch

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PHONE

503-982-5222

 
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EMAIL

woodburn@ci.woodburn.or.us

 
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ADDRESS

270 Montgomery Street
Woodburn, Oregon 97071

 
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