Announcements, Press Releases, Notices

Announcements, Press Releases & Public Hearings

AttentionCity Council will be considering a Supplemental Budget Adjustment at the October 9, 2023 meeting. Click here for Public Hearing Notice.

press release 4  Sutherlin Police Department issued a Press Release on 9.27.23 for a house fire. Christian Johnson was arrested on 9.26.23 on suspicion of arson. Click here to read full press release.

Splash Pad (NR Today)  The last day to enjoy the Splash Pad at Central Park will be October 1st. It will then be turned off for the winter months on October 2nd.

fords pond5   FORD'S POND - beginning 9/19/2023 the unpaved portion of Ford's Pond will be closed for approximately 1 week to allow for the mitigation work to begin. 

RFP image   Request for Proposal to provide Engineering, Architectural, and Construction Management Services for the Seismic Rehabilitation of Fire Station #1 and the Police Station. Click on the link for more information here: 

Attention  October 9, 2023 City Council meeting will be adopting:
Ordinance 1093 - Regulating Occupancy of Recreational Vehicles 
Enactment Notice   

Common-Natural-Disasters   Opportunity for Community Involvement in the planning of mitigating any potential future natural hazards! Click Here for informational flyer. 

Click Here for the Notice of Intent of Award the Engineering Design and Construction Cost Estimate for Waite Street Improvements.

stick_figure_surveyor_clip_800_wht     Click Here for Notification of Survey Work letter sent to property owners adjacent to Waite Street.
YouTube  Click here for a guided tour of Sutherlin provided by The Beckham Group.

stage and cover  Grand Central Stage, the multi-use event stage, under the shelter of the signature blue and white canopy is up and available to rent for private events! Please contact City Hall at 541.459.2856 for more information and availability. Forms can be found on the homepage, under "Documents and Forms."  Reservations and payment are required for the use of the stage. Thank you! 

under-construction-sign  Ford's Pond Community Park - Construction for Project II at Ford's Pond will start June 5, 2023 with an anticipated completion date of November 15, 2023. Due to construction the Church Rd parking lot will be closed 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday - Friday. The existing parking lot located on Hwy 138W will be open with limited access to the current paved path. 
Please be courteous and respectful of all construction activity. 

attention.81x81  COFFEE WITH THE MAYOR - First Saturday of every month at Books Gallery 10am.  Click Here for flyer.

Sutherlin City Council awarded the bid for Ford's Pond Park & Trail Improvements project to JRT Construction, LLC.  This Phase II project will include: ADA accessible path completion, wetland enhancement, 4 ADA accessible gender neutral restrooms, 3 pavilions, inclusive playground, RV/overflow parking area, sidewalks, landscaping, site furnishings, security cameras, and signage.


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 police log1SUTHERLIN / OAKLAND POLICE MEDIA LOG - September 19 - 25,  2023

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   FOUND PROPERTY - July 19, 2023

Food Pantry
The Sutherlin-Oakland Emergency Food Pantry has 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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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.81x81 Would you like an opportunity to be involved? 
 Check out the volunteer opportunities:
            1 opening on the Budget Committee
            4 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, Melanie Masterfield:  541-459-2857 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 you 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.