City Council

The Mayor and City Council are responsible for the formulation of City policy, enactment of legislation, control of revenues and expenditures through the annual operating budget, and appointment of members to citizen advisory boards and commissions. The Council is composed of eight members who are elected to four-year terms. The Mayor is also elected to a four-year term. The Mayor and City Council meet in regular session on the first and third Tuesday of each month at 7 PM.

To present information or request action by the City Council, citizens must submit their request/information to the Administration office at City Hall not later than noon of the Wednesday preceding the Council meeting in order to meet the agenda publication deadline.  Please call 541-966-0201 for questions or further information.

Pendleton City Council

The Mayor and City Council set goals every biennium.  Their current goals are:

Mayor & City Council 2013-2015 Goals



Increase number of jobs & median income by:
  • Increasing quality housing by 100 units.
  • Attracting additional qualified workers and enhancing opportunities for the workforce.
  • Sustain, improve or build new infrastructure, including industrial.
  • Creating a vibrant business and community environment.


Improve communication and delivery of services to the community so that local citizens believe that local government works in and for Pendleton.


Balance the operational budget at the airport/industrial park by increasing revenue & implementing cost saving measures to make it an economic engine.
Goal Emphasize and enhance commitment to public safety.
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