Announcements

City Hall Closed in Observance of Independence Day
City Hall on Jun 29, 2020

Vernonia City Hall is closed on Friday, July 3rd, 2020 in observance of Independence Day.

NOTICE OF PENDING COUNCIL DECISION
City Hall on Jun 18, 2020

Consideration of an Ordinance of the City of Vernonia Reducing the Speed Limit on Selected Non-Arterial Streets

City Council Meetings Available Online
City Hall on Jun 9, 2020

Due to COVID-19 Vernonia City Council held several meetings over the last few months by online conference call, which the public was unable to attend. To make these meetings available...

Vernonia Summer Reading 2020
Vernonia Library on Jun 7, 2020

The Vernonia Library is gearing up for summer reading! Sign up today.

NOTICE OF POSITIONS OPEN
City Hall on Jun 2, 2020

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the General Election will be held on the 3rd day of November 2020, at which time the legal voters of the City of Vernonia will...

City Hall Closed in Observance of Memorial Day
City Hall on May 20, 2020

Vernonia City Hall is closed on Monday, May 25th, 2020 in Observance of Memorial Day.

Vernonia Memorial Cemetery Silent Service
City Hall on May 19, 2020

While the traditional Memorial Day service at Vernonia Memorial Cemetery is not being held this year, a written service has been prepared by Elaine Davison of the Cemetery Committee. This...

Vernonia Lake Fishing Reopens Tomorrow
City Hall on May 19, 2020

Vernonia City Council held a teleconference meeting on Monday, May 18th, 2020 where they discussed the fishing closure at Vernonia Lake. At the meeting, the City Council decided to open...

Columbia County Approved by State to Begin Phase 1 of Reopening on Friday May 15
City Hall on May 14, 2020

The Columbia County COVID-19 Reopening Framework Plan (Resolution 42-2020) was officially approved by the State of Oregon onWednesday, May 13 and the county can begin Phase 1 of reopening beginning...

Vernonia Library Is Still Your Place to Vote
City Hall on May 6, 2020

The Vernonia Public Library is an official ballot drop site for the May 19th Primary Election. Ballots can be dropped in the Library “Book Drop,” on the outside wall of...

Memorial Day At Vernonia Memorial Cemetery
City Hall on May 6, 2020

There will be no Memorial Day service this year at Memorial Cemetery on Monday the 25th. The Memorial Day service is a volunteer effort by several individuals and organizations, including...

Please Pick Up After Your Pet At The Cemetery
City Hall on May 4, 2020

Vernonia Memorial Cemetery continues to have issues with pet owners not picking up after their dogs in the cemetery. It is not only irresponsible, but highly disrespectful to the souls...

Historic Vernonia Eagle Newspaper Now Available Online
Vernonia Library on Apr 23, 2020

Through the Vernonia Public Library’s Newspaper Project, some issues of the Vernonia Eagle are now accessible online! Access Vernonia’s newspaper collection through the Historic Oregon Newspaper website. At present, you...

Temporary Fishing Closure at Vernonia Lake
Rick Hobart, Mayor on Apr 10, 2020

Our City Council held a teleconference meeting on Wednesday, April 8, 2020. Two topics were on the agenda. The first agenda item addressed was the Stay at Home social distancing...

Mayor's Coronavirus Update
Rick Hobart, Mayor on Mar 30, 2020

I want to take this opportunity to give you an update on the COVID-19 situation. The President and his task force have extended the social distancing guidelines to April 30,...

Notice of Budget Committee Meeting
City Hall on Mar 26, 2020

Due to COVID-19 the public meeting of the Budget Committee of the City of Vernonia, Columbia County, State of Oregon, to present the budget for the fiscal year July 1,...

A Message From The Mayor About Coronavirus
Rick Hobart, Mayor on Mar 24, 2020

Vernonia City Council and City Staff held a Special Council Meeting on Monday at 3:00 pm via a teleconference to discuss our path forward in dealing with the effects of...

City Council Special Meeting Replay
City Hall on Mar 24, 2020

The following recording is of the City Council Meeting held on March 23rd, 2020 at 3:00 PM. Due to technical difficulties the first 3 minutes were not recorded. The only...

Vernonia Park Facilities Closed
City Hall on Mar 24, 2020

The City of Vernonia has closed all playgrounds, sports courts, campgrounds, park restrooms and picnic shelters as of Monday, March 23rd.The decision follows direction from the Oregon Health Authority and...

Vernonia State of Emergency and Governor's Executive Orders
City Hall on Mar 18, 2020

Vernonia City Council has declared a State of Emergency via Council Resolution No. 2020-03 in order to protect the Vernonia community, City employees, and the City’s most vulnerable citizens from...

Public Notice - City Hall Offices Closed to Address COVID-19 Concerns
City Hall on Mar 13, 2020

Based on recent recommendations from the State of Oregon and Oregon public health experts, the City of Vernonia is implementing the following measures to slow the spread of COVID-19 in...

New Sewer Winter Averages Take Effect This Month
City Hall on Mar 12, 2020

Sewer customers may see a slight change in their utility bills this month. The sewer consumption rate is based on each customer’s winter average water consumption (Nov-Feb). The sewer consumption...

A Message From The Mayor About Coronavirus
Rick Hobart, Mayor on Feb 28, 2020

Since the December 2019 discovery of the Coronavirus, its spread has dominated news reports. The virus that started in Wuhan, China has been identified in several countries including the United...

Vernonia Library Needs Your Input!
Shannon Romtvedt, Library Director on Feb 18, 2020

Vernonia Library needs your input! A six question Technology Survey is available at the library and online through March 15. The Library Board is considering community needs for new technology...

To the Citizens of Vernonia
Dale Webb, Councilor on Feb 12, 2020

The City Council of Vernonia is deliberating a revision to our Off Street Parking ordinance. The revision was brought forward to the City Council from the Vernonia Planning Commission in...

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