Lewis and Clark Fountain

The Lewis and Clark Fountain was installed at the Lewis and Clark Festival Park on April 29, 2016.  Jeff Stewart of The Dalles is the artist.  

Many visonaries worked diligently over the years to assure the completion of the fountain.

Columbia River
paddle wheeler makes a comeback

The 223-passenger American Empress, formerly known as Empress of the North, is back on the Pacific Northwest's Columbia River. The four-deck-high, white-on-white confection is returning to seven-night sailings along the river -- something it last offered in 2008.

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The History of
The Dalles, Oregon

The City of The Dalles, Oregon, is situated in the north-central part of the state on the Columbia River, the nation's second largest river. It is the county seat and the largest community in Wasco County.  The Dalles is one of Oregon's most historical cities and was known earlier in its history as the town at the end of the Oregon Trail.  Archeological evidence suggests the area ...

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During the COVID 19 event ALL City Offices will be closed.  Municipal Court and the Library will be closed.
Essential Staff will be available via email.  Voicemails will be checked regularly.
There will be no water/sewer shutoffs or late payment penalties during this time.
Municipal Court fines and Water/Sewer billing can be paid online.

Public Records Request may be delayed during the pandemic.  Click here for the Press Release.



What’s Happening?


PRESS RELEASES & NOTICES  For the most up to date information on COVID 19 Please go to Wasco County, Oregon - COVID 19 Information Center Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/Wasco-County-Oregon-COVID-19-Information-Center-104836954491399/?__tn__=HHH-R 

The Water Quality Lab located at the Wick's Water Treatment Plant will operate under modified hours for the foreseeable future; receiving samples from Public Water Systems and Agricultural Customers on Mondays and Tuesdays from 8 am to 3:30 pm If you have an emergency sample outside these hours contact the Water Quality Manager at 925.451.7554.

City of The Dalles Police Department Online Reporting option - March 30, 2019
City of The Dalles Operational Response COVID 19 -  March 23, 2020

EMERGENCY COUNCIL MEETING - 03/20/20 Noon - Via ZOOM   Dial: 669.900.6833 Meeting ID: 695 997 0223
INTENT TO AWARD - Columbia Gorge Regional Airport North Apron Project 
Notice of Public Hearing - March 19 Planning Commission - Comprehensive Plan Amendment
Notice of Public Hearing - March 19 Planning Commission 
West 1st Lane Closure - March 2 
MONROE STREET Update - Februray 26 
East 2nd Street Closure - February 24 
Railroad Crossing Painting - February 21 
Monroe Street Sanitary Sewer Update - February 21
Applications Accepted to fill City Council Position #3 - due March 4, 2020 4pm
Notice of Ballot Measure Amending Charter of the City of The Dalles  - January 16 (deadline January 23)
Citizen Snow Response - January 10 
Notice of Public Hearing - Planning Commission - January 16 
Citizen Snow Response Check List -  December 3 
Legal Notice Public Hearing Planning Commission December 5, 2019 - Code Amendment
Hydrant Testing - November 20-22 
 Railroad Crossing Painting - November 13-14
REMINDER - 2nd Street Maintenance Project Starts
2nd Street Maintenance Project - November 12 Start date
Prevent Frozen Pipes - November
Fall Leaf Disposal Special - November 
Notice of Supplemental Budget - 10/18/19 
East 2nd Street Closure - Oct 17 
Court Street Road Closure October 16-18 
East Scenic Drive Sewer Project - October 10 through November 
Street Line Painting Extended - Oct 9 
Street Line Painting Reminder - October 7-8 



Budget Cycle Begins

In January City Staff begins the process of reviewing needs for the next fiscal year.

The following items will be posted here:

City Budget Schedule

Urban Renewal Budget Schedule

Budget Issue Papers

Proposed Budget

Budget Meeting Dates

Agendas - Agendas will also be posted on the Live Streaming meetings page


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