Council seeks input on 2022 goals & work plan

In preparation for the City of Hood River’s annual work plan session early in 2022, City Council seeks community input and ideas on priority projects to help achieve City Council’s goals for the community. Community members are invited to share ideas via a print questionnaire or online survey. The survey will be available until January 16th, and online and print forms are available in Spanish and English.

Prepare for Winter Weather Conditions

It's that time of year to be prepared for winter weather conditions. The City of Hood River kindly asks for public cooperation during winter storms and weather conditions when 3" or more snow accumulates, or freezing rain creates dangerous road conditions. Public safety and efficient city operations are top priorities. (Click the image for more info.)

Notices from the City on Current Projects

The first phase of the City's water/sewer line reconstruction project began in late August at Cascade Ave, between 15th to 18th, and will conclude in mid-November. — The Sherman Ave project began October 25th between 9th - 12th. — The Riverside Dr sanitary sewer project began Oct. 12th to replace and repair a substantial length of pipe from Riverside Drive to the N. 2nd Street embankment, and should conclude November 5th. — Click on map image for info on all projects.

Ways to produce affordable housing is next City effort

The City has completed several major initiatives to promote housing affordability in the past five years. Its newest effort is an Affordable Housing Production Strategy that will identify policy tools and actions to encourage development of more attainable housing. A community task force formed by the Hood River City Council will review strategies to recommend to Council. Click on the image for more info.

Car-sharing is available in Hood River

Car-sharing is available in Hood River with five electric vehicles (EV) to rent by the minute. City vehicle bases are located at the Hood River Fire Station and the Columbia Street parking lot at 5th Street. A third vehicle is located at the Port waterfront on North 1st Street. Two vehicles are located at Columbia Cascade Housing properties in the Heights. Click the photo to read more.

Council meetings now live-streamed

City Council meetings are now in-person and live-streamed. Attendance and public testimony can be in-person or remote, and official City meetings and are archived on the City’s website. Click image to learn more.