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City of Creswell Meeting: City Council Meeting

The City Council will hold their regular monthly meeting on Monday, July 8 at 7 p.m. in the McCluskey Chambers of City Hall....

 By Aliya Hall    News    June 27, 2019

Fighters against flooding: Creswell Water Control District

There are certain jobs and roles that are often overlooked, not seen or even hidden. The custodian, a behind-the-scenes organizer, the anonymous donor. And the Creswell Water Control District board...


City of Creswell meeting notices

City Council/Planning Commission Joint Meeting The City Council and Planning Commission will hold a joint meeting on Monday, June 24, 2019 beginning at 6 p.m. in the McCluskey Chambers of City... Full story


City of Creswell News

Urban Renewal Agency Budget Adoption - The Urban Renewal Agency will meet on Monday, June 10, 2109 in the McCluskey Chambers of City Hall beginning at 7:00 pm.  The Agency will be holding a Public...

 By Erin Tierney    News    May 2, 2019

Finding funding for public safety difficult

A 23-cent bump in the public safety fee was proposed at city council last week. But the increase would only maintain the public safety status quo and city officials are concerned by how much money is...

 By Erin Tierney    News    March 14, 2019

Sidewalk code, city storm damage discussed

At this week's Creswell City Council meeting on March 11, the council received updates on the February snow storm from Public Works and concerned community members. Community member Ed Gunderson...

 By Aliya Hall    News    February 28, 2019

land needs analysis committee - Operating industrial land a focus

As the Land Needs Analysis Committee met for their fifth meeting on Feb. 22 to discuss the revised draft of economic development policies, a specific goal came to mind: Focusing on getting Creswell's...

 By Erin Tierney    News    February 28, 2019

State Rep. Wilde visits Creswell

Oregon State Representative Marty Wilde (D-D-11) hosted a town hall at Creswell City Hall on Feb. 19, and heard from a handful of community members about issues ranging from vaccinations to housing...

 By Aliya Hall    News    February 28, 2019

Parks and Tree Advisory Committee: Arbor Day planning includes coloring poster contest

Arbor Day will be held at the Cobalt Activity Center on Saturday, April, 27 from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m., the Parks and Tree Advisory Committee decided on their Feb. 12 meeting at 10 a.m. With press...

 By Erin Tierney    News    February 14, 2019

Sanipac yard debris subscription gets OK

At Monday, Feb. 11's Creswell City Council meeting, a public hearing was held for the proposal to bring a Sanipac yard debris pick-up service to Creswell, in which no public opted to speak. Aaron...

 By Erin Tierney    News    February 14, 2019

Wendy Smith joins City staff

It was announced at Monday's Creswell City Council meeting that the City's newest employee is Wendy Smith. Smith, of Creswell, is the assistant city recorder/court clerk and will be assisting City...

 By Erin Tierney    News    January 17, 2019

Charges outline possible levy, fee changes

At the first Creswell City Council meeting of 2019 on Jan. 7, Richard Zettervall called to order his first meeting as mayor, Councilor Amy Knudsen became the new council president and council...

 By Aliya Hall    News    December 27, 2018

Analysis: Land will accommodate economic growth

At the fourth Community Advisory Committee Land Needs Analysis meeting on Dec. 7, ECONorthwest and the City of Creswell shifted their focus from residential to commercial and industrial. Preliminary...

 By Erin Tierney    News    December 13, 2018

Stram's last hoorah, other council biz

It was Creswell Mayor Dave Stram's last hoorah at this week's city council meeting. He began by recounting all the steps, favors, good graces and helping hands that guided him through his six years of...

 By Erin Tierney    News    December 13, 2018

City gets feedback on yard debris proposal

City staff and council have been receiving feedback about the proposed Sanipac yard debris pick-up service, a result of a mailed survey regarding potentially implementing a yard debris service in...

 By Erin Tierney    News    December 13, 2018

What makes you feel safe, unsafe, in Creswell?

Creswell Public Safety Committee and Creswell City Council are beginning to look at the issue of safety in Creswell through a different lens. Everyone has heard it, and many have complained: our city...

 By Erin Tierney    News    December 6, 2018

GENERAL ELECTION UPDATE - Council write-in candidate revealed

Official election results from the Nov. 6 general election were released on Nov. 26, and so was the name of the previously undisclosed write-in candidate champ for Creswell City Council. There were...

 By Erin Tierney    News    November 29, 2018

Park design input opp is Saturday

You can get hands-on with park design input on Dec. 1 at City Hall. Creswell will be all decked out for Christmas with events ongoing throughout the community during the day on Saturday, but City...

 By Aliya Hall    News    November 29, 2018

Safley steps aside

Lloyd Safley said he is not a quitter, but after 36 years serving on the Planning Commission, he decided the time has come to "step aside" from the committee. "It's not an easy thing to do," he said....

 By Aliya Hall    News    November 8, 2018

Potential housing policies drafted

The City of Creswell and ECONorthwest have moved forward with drafting potential housing policies for an update to the city's Comprehensive Plan Housing Element (CPHE), as well as an action plan to im...


MAYOR'S RACE 2018 Q&A with Gary Mounce & Richard Zettervall

What style of leadership does the City of Creswell need right now? MOUNCE: Collaborative, visionary, able to effectively maneuver through the minutia of city government; ability to stand for all...


Lots of activity at Cobalt Activity Center Council OKs tobacco licensing, airport loan, more

More good news for those looking to get in better shape on the north side of town. City Manager Michelle Amberg said at this week's city council meeting that she got a phone call last week from the...

 By Erin Tierney    News    September 6, 2018

City admin seeks title change

Council was tasked to consider whether to use the title of "city administrator" versus "city manager" for Administrator Michelle Amberg's position at last week's city council meeting. "The terms are... Full story

 By Erin Tierney    News    August 30, 2018

Creswell needs safer routes to school

Next week we again become witness to that parade of idling cars in front of schools as parents line up, drop off and pick up their kids to and fro school each weekday. In the 1970s, nearly half the...

 By Erin Tierney    News    August 30, 2018

City wants outdoor exercise equipment for Cobalt

Creswell senior citizens may soon have another way to exercise while enjoying the outdoors. Creswell city council this week approved a request to use of SDCs to fund an outdoor exercise park at the...


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