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.

Notices from the City on Current Projects

**NW Natural Gas will relocate main gas line on Prospect Ave. between 2nd & 7th to prepare for City's water-sewer line project. This work begins July 28th and will continue into August.** Water sewer and water line replacement at Cascade Ave, between 15th to 18th streets, and Prospect Ave, between 1st to 7th streets. This first phase begins in August, 2021. Schedule, timeline and traffic control plan from contractor will be shared soon. For more information, click on map image.

City seeks Planning Commission applicants

The City of Hood River is accepting applications for Planning Commission to fill positions serving through October 2025. Applicants can reside within the Hood River City limits or the Urban Growth Boundary. The Planning Commission acts as a hearing body on zoning actions; makes advisory recommendations to City Council on land use issues; and assists with Comprehensive Plan updates. Click thru for more info.

Car-sharing has arrived in Hood River

Car-sharing is available in Hood River with three electric vehicles (EV) to rent by the minute and two more arriving soon. 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 additional vehicles will be soon be located at Columbia Cascade Housing properties in the Heights. Click the photo to read more.

Partnerships with CAT promote transportation access

The City has THREE new partnerships with and Columbia Area Transit (CAT). They promote transit with free GOrge Passes for downtown employees and low-income residents as well as continued support for summer weekend trolley service. Click thru for details.

Learn more about SRTS in these Story Maps

As the school year ends, in-person attendance looks promising next year. The City invites school families to learn more about its Safe Routes To School projects. SRTS projects help make our community safer for children and families to walk or roll to school. Click the image to learn more about the program and for recently developed Story Maps in English and Spanish.