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Posted on: April 1, 2020

March 31 Closure of Siuslaw National Forest

Issue by Lisa Romano, Public Affairs Staff OfficerSiuslaw National Forest, US Forest Service

Corvallis, OR - After monitoring use at recreation sites across the Siuslaw National Forest, officials have modified the temporary recreation closure enacted last ...

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Posted on: March 30, 2020

March 26 How to Get Small Business Support from Senator Merkley

Weathering the Storm

Support Available for Small Business in the Coronavirus Relief Packages 

Small businesses in Oregon and across the country have been hit incredibly hard by the coronavirus crisis. Sen. Merkley has fought hard to ensure that con...

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Posted on: March 30, 2020

March 26 State Regional Solutions Information for Businesses

Employment and Economic Response to COVID-19

March 26, 2020 Update

This digest is a compilation of information and resources related to employment, commerce and economic development issues surrounding COVID-19. There are numerous online resources for those ...

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Posted on: March 26, 2020

March 25 State Regional Solutions Office Economic Analysis

GOVERNOR KATE BROWN - REGIONAL SOLUTIONS OFFICE

Employment and Economic Response to COVID-19

Daily Digest: Wednesday, March 25

This digest is a compilation of information and resources related to employment, commerce and economic development issues surroundi...

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Posted on: March 25, 2020

March 25 - County Hotline, First Case in County, News

Call Centers Open

Lincoln County Call Center

 Lincoln County Call Center is open this week, Thursday and Friday from 9:00 am – 1:00 pm541-265-0621Answers any local questions about COVID19.  Phone lines will be staffed with an RN,...

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Posted on: March 22, 2020

Lincoln County Emergency Management Actions as of March 20

Lincoln County Emergency Management reports the following actions as of March 20, 2020:

  • Activation of the Public Health Emergency Response Team (ERT) in late February to begin planning for a possible local COVID-19 outbreak.
  • Activation of the County Emergen...
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Posted on: March 19, 2020

Oregon Parks Suspends Overnight Camping

From Oregon State Parks Department:  Today we are making a shift in operations that is significant.  On March 18, we stopped taking new reservations for overnight camping, and today I am announcing that we will temporary suspend overnigh...

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Posted on: March 19, 2020

Governor Ceases All Non-Emergency Procedures

Governor Kate Brown has directed all Oregon hospitals, outpatient clinics, and health care providers, including veterinarians and dentists, to cease all non-emergency procedures, in order to preserve personal protective equipment (PPE), such as surgical m...

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Posted on: April 1, 2020

April 1 - Message from Mayor on Covid-19

W John Moore

See Mayor Moore’s statement on April 1, 2020 on Yachats’ efforts to address Covid-19.  

Use the following link to see the video address:

Mayor Moore Video by Information Station

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Posted on: March 24, 2020

March 24 - Message from Mayor on Covid-19

W John Moore

See Mayor Moore’s statement on March 24, 2020 on Yachats’ efforts to address Covid-19.  

Use the following link to see the video address:

Mayor Moore Video by Information Station

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Posted on: March 17, 2020

Please Do Not Flush Wipes

No-Flushing-Wipes

Please Throw Sanitizing Wipes into the Trash

With more people using hand-sanitizing wipes or baby wipes to protect against Covid-19, please know these wipes should not be flushed down the toilet.  Dispose of the wipes in your trash. 

Durin...

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Posted on: March 17, 2020

Book Share Now at 501 Building

501 Share Library

While the library is closed due to Covid-19, the Friends of the Yachats Library have selected from donated books to put together a free book share. The shelf is located at the entrance of the 501 Building (old bank building). There are adult and ...

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Posted on: March 11, 2020

New Bus Service from Florence to Eugene

Lane Transit Logo

Lane County Transit has begun a new bus service from Florence to Eugene.

There are two round-trips per day and the cost is $1 for transit from Florence to Mapleton and $5 from Florence to Eugene.

See their website for schedule information.

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Posted on: March 9, 2020

The City Is Hiring

Hiring Community Services

The City is looking for a New Team Member.  The Community Services Coordinator is a liaison and resource connection for businesses, citizens, and community organizations throughout the City of Yachats. Please read the full description of &nbs...

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Posted on: March 9, 2020

New Project Update Pages on Website

Project Pages Screen Shot

The City has created project pages to provide updates on major projects happening in the City.  They can be found by opening the drop down menu from the Government tab on the home page.  They are on the bottom right of the drop down menu...

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Posted on: March 9, 2020

O'Shaughnessey Appointed to Council

Mary Ellen OShaughnessey

On Tuesday, March 5, 2020, the City Council appointed Mary Ellen O’Shaughnessey to fill the open seat after James Kerti resigned In January 2020.  Greg Scott and Ariana Carlson had also applied for the vacancy.

O’Shaughnessey b...

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Posted on: February 28, 2020

Coronavirus Update

Coronavirus Update LC HHS

Stay updated on Covid-19 (coronavirus) on the Lincoln County Health and Humans Services webpage.

Lincoln County Updates Home Page News
Posted on: July 19, 2019

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

New Website Features

Yachats Gem of the Oregon Coast

Notifications: You can be notified of meetings, City of Yachats events, document posting, and other information by email or text by signing up for an account.

By clicking “Log In” on the MyAccount bar at the top of the screen, users may...

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

Website Personalization Now Available!

Yachats Gem of the Oregon Coast

By clicking “Log In” on the MyAccount bar at the top of the screen, users may create a login for the site or use their Facebook profile to access MyAccount. Once logged in, visitors can choose the modules, features and keywords that they’d like to see mos...

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Posted on: October 24, 2019

Report Street Light Outages or Problems

Streetlight

Is your streetlight out?

Or is your streetlight blinking?

Report any issues with streetlights directly to Central Lincoln PUD.  The customer service line for CLPUD is  877-265-3211.

Click here to report an issue.

The customer service line fo...

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Public Works

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Posted on: March 9, 2020

Special Meeting on 501 Plans

The City Council decided on March 5, 2020 to have a special meeting on the remodel of the 501 Building on Friday, March 13, at 1:00 pm.

Updates - City Hall to 501
Posted on: February 29, 2020

USDA Conducting Final Plans Review

The USDA is conducting their final review of the engineering drawings. Once the City has received the USDA approval, it will issue an Intent to Bid for the work.

Updates - City Hall to 501
Posted on: November 15, 2019

Drawings Finalized

The City Manager and Facilities Manager met with an engineer on October 10, 2019 to review transitioning the conceptual drawings to engineered drawings for including in the bid document.

Updates - City Hall to 501
Posted on: August 15, 2019

City Receives $91,300 Grant from USDA

The City has been awarded a $91,300 grant from the USDA for this project. The City will now provide preliminary designs to the Council for approval and draft a bid document.

Updates - City Hall to 501
Posted on: July 15, 2019

Public Hearing for USDA Grant

The City Council held a public hearing on pursuing a grant from the USDA to help fund moving City Hall to the 501 Building.

Updates - City Hall to 501
Posted on: May 15, 2019

Grant to Help Fund Move

City representatives met with the USDA to discuss a potential grant for the City Hall relocation to the 501 Building on May 2, 2019. The granting agency will be providing assistance with the grant application. The grant could be for as much as $50,000.

Updates - City Hall to 501
Posted on: January 15, 2018

Preliminary Proposal from Architect

The City Manager had the first 2-hour teleconference with the architect on Friday, January 11, 2019.  The City received a proposal with preliminary drawings for establishing City Hall in the 501 Building.  The City Manager saved $3,400.0...

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Updates - City Hall to 501

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Posted on: February 20, 2020

Council Approves Funding

At their February 19, 2020 meeting, the City Council approved the Parks and Commons budget request for $50,000 to a capital project to upgrade the Commons heating to a centralized system.

Updates - Commons Heat
Posted on: January 16, 2020

Parks and Commons Request Funding for Commons Heating

At their January 16, 2020 meeting, the Parks and Commons Commission moved to recommend to the City Council and Finance Committee that they allocate $45,000 to install a new, commercial grade, centralized heating unit in the Commons.

Updates - Commons Heat

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Posted on: December 15, 2019

Consultant for Needs Assessment

The process has begun to find a consultant to conduct a needs assessment for the library. Once the selection is made the assessment should be completed within four months. At that time the expansion project will be re-evaluated taking into consideration t...

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Updates - Library Expansion Project
Posted on: October 16, 2019

City Rejects Bid & Agrees to Pursue Needs Assessment

The Library Commission presented their recommendation to the City Council to reject the current bid of $320,000 to complete the proposed expansion in favor of conducting a needs assessment and proposing a different plan for expansion.  The Counci...

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Updates - Library Expansion Project
Posted on: October 15, 2019

Library Receives Generous Gift in Memory of Bent E Petersen

Marg Peterson has generously gifted $150,000 and an extensive private library collection to the Library in memory her husband, Bent E. Petersen.

The Library Commission, Librarians, and volunteers will be reviewing plans to move forward with the expansion i...

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Updates - Library Expansion Project
Posted on: February 29, 2020

Bids Proposals Due September 30

The bid document has been published with a deadline of September 30, 2019 to receive proposals. Several companies have inquired about the project and one has had a site visit.

Updates - Library Expansion Project
Posted on: July 15, 2019

RFP in Final Review

The Library Commission and City Council are reviewing the financial plan and RFP bid document.

Updates - Library Expansion Project
Posted on: January 15, 2019

Architect to Create Drawings for RFP

The Library Commission and Librarians approved new renderings of plans for expansion. These renderings have been submitted to the architect to draft drawings for an RFP. A draft RFP and funding plan are being developed for approval by Council.

Updates - Library Expansion Project

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Posted on: January 15, 2019

Use of RFP Selection Committee

The City met with the contractor on January 11, 2019 to discuss the quickest way to get the project out for bidding. The City will use a RFP selection committee to review the project at appropriate points in development to allow for public engagement.

Updates - Little Log Church
Posted on: November 15, 2018

Unstable Foundation Uncovered

Red Hat Construction provided the City with photographs of the conditions of the building foundation. The pictures how a combination of dry rot, rock backfill against lumber, and non-standard foundations.  The photographs depict a combination of ...

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Updates - Little Log Church
Posted on: July 15, 2018

Contractor to Evaluate Building

The City’s Engineer of Record has recommended that the City have a contractor evaluate the condition of the Little Log Church and Museum building.  Given the findings from the Pincus report on June 25, 2018, the City and Engineer antici...

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Updates - Little Log Church

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Posted on: March 5, 2020

Archeological Testing to Begin Soon

The City Manager reported at the March 5 Council meeting that the Public Works Department was requested to conduct utility locates at the intersection of Ocean View Drive and Highway 101. Locates are performed just before work begins.

Updates - Ocean View Drive
Posted on: January 15, 2020

City to Move Forward with Full Transportation Plan

ODOT has determined the City does not qualify for the Quick Response Program. The City will move forward with applying for a grant to conduct a full Transportation Safety Plan (TSP)

Updates - Ocean View Drive
Posted on: September 15, 2019

Archeologic Testing in Next Few Months

On September 3, 2019, the City Manager, individuals from the County, Trails Committee, Parks and Commons Commission, Council met with the archeologist. It is anticipated that testing work will be completed in the next couple of months.

Updates - Ocean View Drive
Posted on: December 15, 2019

Striping and Traffic Study

Graveling and Striping

The County has graveled the edges of the new pavement. Striping will be added when the weather warms.

TSP and Quick Response Program

 A meeting was held with the ODOT Quick Response Program representative on December 3, 2019. ...

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Updates - Ocean View Drive
Posted on: August 15, 2019

Paving, Striping, and Traffic Flow

Paving

Paving is complete! Depending on weather, the County will be graveling the edges of new pavement and adding striping.

Street Striping and Transportation System Plan

The City Council decided at their August 7, 2019 meeting to utilize temporary tape str...

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Updates - Ocean View Drive
Posted on: July 15, 2019

Culvert Work in Progress

Work has begun to install selves in the culverts.

Updates - Ocean View Drive
Posted on: June 15, 2019

Paving Prep Work

Work to prepare the trail surface and roadway prior to resurfacing has begun.

Updates - Ocean View Drive
Posted on: February 15, 2019

Archeological Study Delayed

The testing work by the archeologist has been delayed. This delay could push back the anticipated date to complete the transfer.

Updates - Ocean View Drive
Posted on: January 15, 2019

Easements Under Review

The City Attorney is reviewing the property easement agreements. Following this review, the City will work with each property owner to reach a final agreement.

Updates - Ocean View Drive
Posted on: December 15, 2018

Easements, Archeological Study, Trail Improvements

The following action items were developed during a meeting on November 27, 2018:

Property Easements

 County to finalize easements and send to City attorney for review.

Archeologist 

The State Archeologist quoted a ballpark of cost of $45,000...

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Updates - Ocean View Drive
Posted on: November 1, 2018

Agreements with County

The City and County agreed to the following on  October 8, 2018:

Culverts

Yachats Public Works Department  will look at the culverts under Oceanview Drive to identify  concerns. The County will put inserts into the identified culv...

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Updates - Ocean View Drive
Posted on: July 15, 2018

Ongoing Meetings

The County has been busy with other items at this time. The City Manager has reached out to  continue conversations with them.  The City Manager has also gone through the settlement agreement point by point and plans to  talk to...

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Updates - Ocean View Drive
Posted on: April 15, 2018

Project Timeline

City representatives met with Lincoln County representatives on March 14, 2018.  The County indicated they would like to transfer the property before July 1, 2018.

City representatives met with  several impacted homeowners on April 10, 20...

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Updates - Ocean View Drive