City Hall and Library Closed Due to COVID-19 Vernonia Park Facilities Closed


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...

City Hall Closed for Presidents' Day
City Hall on Feb 4, 2020

The Vernonia City Hall will be closed for Presidents’ Day on February 17, 2020.

Notice of Continued Public Hearing
City Hall on Jan 30, 2020

Proposed Zoning Code Amendment in the City of Vernonia, File No. PA 19-01

A Message From The Mayor About Downtown Parking
Rick Hobart, Mayor on Jan 27, 2020

Greetings to all Vernonia citizens, visitors, business, and property owners. I would like to take this opportunity to share some of my own thoughts on the issue of downtown parking...

Public Works Utility Worker Position Open
City Hall on Jan 6, 2020

Public Works Utility Worker

City Hall Closed for New Years Holiday
City Hall on Dec 31, 2019

The Vernonia City Hall will be closed for the New Years Holiday at noon on December 31, 2019 and all day on January 1, 2020.

High Water Event Anticipated
City Hall on Dec 18, 2019

The City of Vernonia is expecting a high-water event from December 18, 2019 to December 22, 2019. Standing water can be expected in low lying areas. Please make sure that...

City Hall Closed December 23-27, 2019
City Hall on Dec 16, 2019

City Hall will be closed for the Holiday’s from December 23-27, 2019.

Free - Food Grade 55 Gallon Plastic Barrels
City Hall on Dec 3, 2019

Vernonia Public Works has an abundance of extra 55 gallon plastic barrels. If you would like some, please contact City Hall at 503-429-5291 to arrange pick up.

City Hall Closed November 28 - 29, 2019
City Hall on Nov 22, 2019

City Hall will be closed November 28-29, 2019 for the Thanksgiving Holiday.

Vernonia PD Disposing of Bicycles - Public Notice
City Hall on Nov 19, 2019

The Vernonia Police Department has in its possession several bicycles. They will be disposing of them on December 19, 2019.

City Hall on Nov 14, 2019


Notice of Pending Administrative Decision
City Hall on Nov 7, 2019

Consideration of a Temporary Use Permit for Habitation of a Travel Trailer on 702 Lakeview Drive (see attached map).

Anderson Park Reservations Now Online
City Hall on Nov 5, 2019

The City of Vernonia has partnered with RoverPass to provide easy, online reservations at Anderson Park. This will also increase exposure for the park and Vernonia recreational opportunities in general....

City Hall Closed November 11th, 2019
City Hall on Nov 4, 2019

City Hall will be closed on Monday, November 11th in observance of Veterans Day.

City Council Quorum - City/County Dinner
City Hall on Oct 28, 2019

A quorum of Council is expected to attend the City/County Networking Dinner on Tuesday, October 29th. The council will take no formal action during the event.

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