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Contract Documents 

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City of Clatskanie Business Support Resolution

On May 5, 2021 the City of Clatskanie City council unanimously passed the following resolution (2021-01) to object to the Governor's current COVID-Related state emergency declaration and relating OHSA mandates and guidance to support its affected citizenry and businesses in seeking reparations.

February 8, 2021 

Columbia County COVID-19 vaccine registration information


Pursuant to City Code § 5-4-4, the undersigned does hereby declare that a state of emergency exists.


The nature of the emergency is as follows:

*Disease: COVID-19 (coronavirus)


The geographic boundaries of the area where the emergency exists:

* City Limits Only

Estimated number of citizens and resources at risk: 1765

Type of State, County and City assistance or resources required to respond to the emergency:

Request of Governor to declare a state of emergency or disaster within the City?

*Yes ¨ No

Note; Governor Brown has already declared a State of Emergency with

       Executive Order 20-03

Note: The Columbia County Board of Commissioners declared a State of Emergency              with Resolution 25-2020

Estimate the length of time during which the designated area shall remain in an emergency state:

           for the duration of the public health crisis 

Based on the foregoing Declaration of Emergency and pursuant to City Code § 5-4-6, The following specific regulations of emergency measures are hereby summarily imposed to protect the public health, safety and welfare:

* City employees are authorized without more direction to implement any City emergency preparedness plans and programs in place, to act in cooperation with and in accordance with Columbia County Emergency Operations Plans and to act in accordance with state statutes, local laws and emergency regulations and orders, to protect the health and safety of the citizen of the City of Clatskanie.


*  The following additional emergency regulatory measures as are imminently necessary under the circumstances for the protection of life or property or to prevent or minimize danger to lives or property:


  1. City residents should adhere as closely as practicable to the recommendations set forth by the Centers for Disease Control and Oregon Health Authority for personal hygiene and “Social Distancing.”
  2. City staff will continue to work and offices are open to the public under the regular business schedule. However, the City recommends utility customers to use the payment drop-off box or phone in your bill payment. If you have a question for a City staff, call 503-728-2622.
  3. Updated information will be provided on the City’s website,
  4. Until further notice, water services will not be disconnected for non-payment and late fees are suspended. The City encourages those who might be struggling to make payment arrangements with City staff.

Dated this 16 day of March, 2020.


Declared: ________________________________

           Robert Brajcich, Mayor


Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Clatskanie Residents

Friday, March 13, 2020

The risk of Coronavirus (COVID-19) remains low in Oregon, but we want to remind residents that our flu and cold season is currently ongoing.

This is a situation that is changing quickly and information will be updated as it becomes available. For the most current information and recommendation please visit the Oregon Health Authority Website. (click here)

For residents looking for additional information on how to keep yourself and your family healthy during cold and flu season, please visit thColumbia County Public Health (click here)

 Steps you can take to prevent the spread of flu and the common cold can also help prevent the spread of coronavirus (COVID19)

*Frequently wash you hands with soap and warm water for 20 seconds
*Cover your cough or sneeze with a flexed elbow or tissue
*Avoid touching eyes, nose, and mouth
*Stay home if you are feeling sick and avoid contact with sick people

Clatskanie City Hall & Public Works Department will remain open at this time. We would like to remind our water/sewer customers that you can call into

 City Hall at 503-728-2622 and make your payment over the phone

or use our night drop box on the East side of our parking lot.

Any questions please feel free to call our office during business hours 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

If you have a water emergency please call: 
Harpiar Gandhi 503-338-8941 or Calven Shulda 503-308-2019



Clatskanie has been described as a “Norman Rockwell” picturesque small city nestled in green hills and valleys on the coastal range in northwest Oregon.  Our population within the city limits is approximately 1,800, but we consider the community outside those limits to be a valuable asset as well.


Clatskanie is a strong, independent community with small town values and support.  Some good examples of this strength are:

·       In the early 1960's, the community recognized a need for a swimming pool.  There had been four youths taken in tragic drownings that summer in the rivers.  This community pulled together, raised funds, and through volunteer efforts built a safe and well maintained community pool.

·         Several years ago, the community decided it needed a new library.  Again with local donations and volunteer labor a wonderful library is available.


Clatskanie sponsors a wonderful 4th of July Heritages Days celebration that dates back over 100 years.  

Clatskanie also has over 70 miles of wonderful calm water in the Clatskanie River and adjacent sloughs for kayaking.  Our city park has a walking trail and is a jewel in the center of our city.


These are just a few examples of the strength, purpose and desirability of our community.  Please visit us if you are in the vicinity.  We would love to meet you.


Get Directions To:
75 S Nehaelm St
clatskanie OR 97016

Upcoming Events

City Council Meeting,      July 7, 2021; 7 pm in the Council Chambers
Planning Commission Meeting, July 28, 2021;         7 pm in the Council Chambers

Bulletin Board


Scout Lake is now OPEN 
to all drive in traffic. As of now you can still walk in if you'd like.

Please call City Hall to schedule an appointment to obtain a access permit. Please bring a copy of your car insurance and a valid ID with the 97016 zip code.

Scout Lake Permit - Fire Season