Announcements, Press Releases, Notices

Announcements, Press Releases & Public Hearings

important notice.81x81The City of Sutherlin Council meeting and Urban Renewal Agency meeting scheduled for Monday, August 9, 2021 have been rescheduled for the following Monday, August 16, 2021 due to scheduling conflicts.  Located at 175 Everett St.  Urban Renewal will start at 6:30 p.m. and City Council will follow at 7:00 p.m.  Click here for the Zoom link.

AttentionWith new mask mandates set by OHA and CDC
, EFFECTIVE AUGUST 2, 2021 - City Hall will be closing their doors at 4:00 p.m. to sanitize, and staff will be available by phone until 5:00 p.m.  MASKS ARE REQUIRED TO ENTER CITY HALL REGARDLESS OF VACCINATION.  Click Here to view the statement from OHA. 

Community Development will be open by appointment only.  Contact City Hall @ (541)459-2856.

 Attention image   ** The City of Sutherlin has been notified by the State Water Master to ask citizens to voluntarily limit their water use.  Please see the Urgent Notice Update #1 and letter from The Dyer Partnership regarding water usage. **

In the next week, Avista will be conducting natural gas meter safety inspections within Sutherlin.  This safety inspection will be conducted by Heath Consultants, Inc,, an Avista authorized contractor.
To complete the required inspection, Avista contractors will need access to your property in areas where underground natural gas lines are located, and to your gas meter. No interruption to your service is planned as part of this work. If there are issues with access to your property, a door hanger will be left with a phone number to contact a contractor directly. 
Avista conducts annual inspections and performs maintenance on the system to keep it safe and working properly. If you have any questions or concerns, please don't hesitate to contact Avista at askavista@myavista.con or call (800) 227-9187. Click here for the flyer!

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! 

attention.81x81The Sutherlin Planning Commission has a vacancy! There is 1 seat open on the Planning Commission with a term ending December 31, 2024.  Planning Commission Meeting's are held the 3rd Tuesday of each month. If you are interesting in applying click here for the fillable application link! 

Splash Pad new feature

The new water feature at the Splash Pad is open and dumping! Modified hours starting August 4th are 1pm - 6pm. 


If you would like to receive the City News Magazine/Bulletin electronically, please contact Diane Harris at or Melanie Masterfield at


 police log1SUTHERLIN / OAKLAND POLICE MEDIA LOG - July 27 - August 2,  2021

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   FOUND PROPERTY - July 6, 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 (3-year appointment) : 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.