Announcements, Press Releases, Notices

Announcements, Press Releases & Public Hearings

request-for-proposal-rfp-toolsheroThe City of Sutherlin currently is seeking a qualified landscape maintenance contractor. Click Here  for proposal package. Deadline for submittal is 3:00 p.m. (PDT) on Friday, November 19, 2021. The proposal package can also be picked up at City Hall between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday - Friday. 

press release 4Sutherlin Police Department issued a Press Release on October 13, 2021 regarding a vehicle pursuit with an intoxicated driver that damaged two patrol vehicles, leaving one undrivable.  Click Here to view full Press Release.

important notice.81x81The Sutherlin City Council will be considering the second reading and adoption of an ordinance at the November 8th meeting to add language to the Sutherlin Municipal Code to include the "Tree City USA" program (Click here for the Enactment Notice, and the draft ordinance). 
City Council will also be considering the first reading of 2 additional ordinances - Clark Property Management LLC, Plan Amendments and Zone Change (click here for the Enactment Notice and  draft ordinance) and PacifiCorp Franchise Agreement (click here for the Enactment Notice and draft ordinance). 

Attention image** The City of Sutherlin lifted the water restrictions!  Click Here for Update #3 sent out to all residents on 10/14/2021 **


UPDATE - EFFECTIVE SEPTEMBER 1, 2021 - City Hall doors will be open until 5:00pm, however,  Community Development Department is available by appointment only, please call (541) 459-2857.  MASKS ARE REQUIRED TO ENTER CITY HALL REGARDLESS OF VACCINATION.  Click Here to view the statement from OHA. 

Dolly Parton's Imagination Library LogoIntroducing Dolly Parton's Imagination Library! Click on the following link to be able to sign up for children ages 0 and up to 5 years of age to have a book sent to them each month! 


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 police log1SUTHERLIN / OAKLAND POLICE MEDIA LOG - October 19 - 25,  2021

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   FOUND PROPERTY - August 31, 2021

Food Pantry
The Sutherlin-Oakland Emergency Food Pantry is now open and they have a good supply of food for those in need.  Operating hours are Mondays & Wednesdays from 9:00-11:00am. The pantry is located at 183 E First Avenue in Sutherlin. For inquiries please call (541) 459-4082.

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Register your bike at the Sutherlin Police Department!  Bicycle Safety and Theft Prevention - CLICK HERE!


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Sutherlin Library
- We are always accepting applications for volunteers! Please stop by the library for more information or call 541-459-9161.  Application to Volunteer!

attention.81x81Would you like an opportunity to be involved?  The City of Sutherlin has 2 openings on the Budget Committee,  1 opening on the Planning Commission, and  2 openings on the Library Advisory Board. If you are interested in being part of any of the committees please click on the following link for easy access to the application  Committee/Commission Application.  For more information, please contact City Recorder, Diane Harris: or 541-459-2856 ext. 207 or Deputy City Recorder, Melanie Masterfield at or 541-459-  2856 ext. 208.

DSC00124Sutherlin Area Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Center -
 The Little Log Cabin is a fun place to be!  SEEKING VOLUNTEERS!!  Do you know enjoy meeting new people?  Are you proud of your community? Are positive and friendly?   Sutherlin Area Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Center short 3 hour shifts -  morning or afternoon - 1 day a week or more if you like.  Call or email for more information!   541-459-3280  or stop by the Chamber/Visitor Center at 1310 W. Central          Avenue. Thanks for your consideration!

medreturnDid you know the Sutherlin Police Department has a Med return Drug Collection Unit?  While you're doing your spring cleaning maybe you have some unused, unwanted, or expired drugs you need to dispose of. You can bring those to the Police Department for disposal. If you have questions please call us at 541-459-2211.   Read more!


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Citizen Emergency Notification System
- Douglas County Sheriff's Office - HAVE YOU CALLED to Register your cell phone or VoIP phone. Click here for full details or call 541.440.4450.