Our Holiday Office Hours

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So that our employees may enjoy the Thanksgiving holiday with family and friends, our offices, library, and the court will be closed Thursday, November 23 and Friday, November 24.  

The Library will open at 10:00 am on Saturday morning.

We hope that you and yours have a wonderful Thanksgiving.

Phone Scam Alert

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We have received a number of inquiries regarding the Social Security Office, due to individuals receiving phone calls from someone claiming to be from the Social Security Administration. The caller states you need to phone a number back, due to your card being "revoked".   THIS IS A SCAM

2017 Legislature updates Oregon’s distracted driving law

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 The cell phone law, goes into effect Oct. 1, 2017

Air Quality Alert

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Like much of the Pacific Northwest, the city of Pendleton is now experiencing significant smoke from the wildfires that continue to burn across the region. While there are no fires in close approximation to Pendleton, the air quality is unhealthy and we recommend that people avoid any outside activity until the air clears.


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City Hall and the Library will be CLOSED on Tuesday, July 4th in observance of Independence Day. 



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Due to lack of funding, there will not be a fireworks show in Pendleton this year.  

In the past individuals and organizations have put together committees to work with businesses to raise the funds.  

This year there was not an organized effort to raise funds

Website Accessibility Statement

Accessibility Statement

The City of Pendleton is committed to making its electronic and information technologies accessible to individuals with disabilities by meeting or exceeding the World Wide Web Consortium’s (W3C’s) Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 Level AA and the Web Accessibility Initiative Accessible Rich Internet Applications Suite (WAI-ARIA) 1.0 for web content. We are currently in the process of updating our website to meet standards.


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Due to the road conditions, City Hall is CANCELING ALL MEETINGS which were to be held this evening.

Meetings will be rescheduled and members will be notified.


City Recieves Safety Award

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Congratulations to employees of the City of Pendleton for having a very safe work year!!    During the 2015-16 fiscal year, the City had a total of 334,057 employee hours worked, with only 2 time loss injuries!

For this, the City was awarded the Silver Safety Award at the annual League of Oregon Cities Conference last week.  The only other city that did better had 0 injuries, for which they won the Gold award.


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In January of 2016 the City of Pendleton agreed to partner with several organizations to study the availability of housing in Pendleton.   The Round-Up City Development Corporation, the Pendleton Development Commission, Blue Mountain Community College, Umatilla County, and Pacificorp provided funding for the study.  Members were recruited from the construction industry, banking, realtors, local landlords, government, the Energy Trust of Oregon, Oregon Regional Solutions, and employers such as BMCC and Pacific Power (see »