Downtown Parking Study concludes

Downtown Parking Study concludes

The City's year-long Downtown Parking Study concluded recently, with a comprehensive strategy to enhance the functionality and operation of the downtown parking system. Phased parking system projects will address congestion in the immediate, short-term, mid-term and long-term. Click thru to read more.
The City of Hood River turns 125

The City of Hood River turns 125

The City of Hood River was incorporated 125 years ago — February 15, 1895. Originally Hood River was part of Wasco County. The town was first platted in 1881 and later became the county seat when Hood River County formed in 1908. Extra! Extra! Read more about it! Click thru for historical records of the process to incorporate.
City focuses on more diverse housing inventory

City focuses on more diverse housing inventory

Creating opportunities for an inclusive and diverse housing inventory has been an identified goal of City Council for years. The City recently worked with ECONorthwest to update its housing data. Click-thru to read more.
2020 Work Plan prioritizes goals

2020 Work Plan prioritizes goals

At its January 11 work session, City Council affirmed its goals and identified new projects for high-level priorities in 2020. The outcome of the session is the 2020 Council Work Plan.
Budget committee applicants sought

Budget committee applicants sought

The City of Hood River is accepting applications for its Budget Committee, composed of the governing body (City Council) and an equal number of electors (7) appointed by the governing body. Click through this link for information. Applications are available at City Hall, online, or by calling (541) 387-5212.
Council gains input on 2020 work plan

Council gains input on 2020 work plan

The City of Hood River thanks community members who participated with ideas on priority projects to help advance City Council’s stated goals for the community. Over 60 community input responses were received, with wide ranging ideas for each goal. All input will be reviewed by City Council as it prepares for the City's annual Work Plan session.
Gladys Rivera appointed to City Council

Gladys Rivera appointed to City Council

Gladys Rivera was newly appointed to City Council on December 9th, given the oath of office by Municipal Court Judge Ruben Cleaveland with son Alessandro by her side. She then joined fellow councilors for the Council meeting.
Promoting a more environmentally sustainable community

Promoting a more environmentally sustainable community

Progress continues on a City Council goal to be an environmentally sustainable community, including reducing the City’s contribution of greenhouse gasses into the environment and its impact on climate change. Read more about energy efficient actions or projects undertaken or planned by the City.
Building dept. relocates to City Hall

Building dept. relocates to City Hall

The City’s Building department has relocated to City Hall’s lobby area as another effort to improve development processes. Parking is available for city customers.

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