The Public Works Department office will be closed January 18 – 21, 2022.

If you have a water, sewer or transportation emergency or a delivery to the shop, please call the after hours emergency number: 541-980-7703

Beautification Committee

Beautification Committee

The City of The Dalles Beautification Committee was established in 2019 by the Mayor through this  Resolution.  The Committee consists of 7 to 9 members, that are appointed by the Mayor.

The mission of the Beautification Committee is “To add to the rich cultural history of our place; share the beauty of our community; and instill a sense of pride in our public, private, and communal outdoor spaces.”

The Beautification Committee meets on the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of each month, at 5:30pm with the exception of holidays.  All meetings are available to attend via Zoom.  The login information in on each agenda.

Agendas and minutes are available here.  Please contact the City Clerk if you would like to be on the mailing list.

The Committee spearheaded or assisted with the following projects:

  • Rehabilitation of the Vogt Fountain and Rose Garden
  • Clean up and bark mulch at City Park Rose Garden
  • Reestablished Beautification Award.  Check out the Criteria here.
  • Established Holiday Decoration Contest
  • Stop The Drop Campaign - including partnering with Gorge Toyota for Monthly Cleanups, March through October.
  • Welcome signs on west and east end of The Dalles - including lighting for the sign at the west end of the roundabout
  • Beautifying triangles within the City
  • Support of/working with other entities for the greater good and beautification of The Dalles


Current Members of the Beautification Committee: Tiffany Prince, President; John Nelson; Bill Lennox; Connie Krummrich; Max Butensky



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