Lewis and Clark Fountain

The Lewis and Clark Fountain was installed at the Lewis and Clark Festival Park on April 29, 2016.  Jeff Stewart of The Dalles is the artist.  

Many visonaries worked diligently over the years to assure the completion of the fountain.

Columbia River
paddle wheeler makes a comeback

The 223-passenger American Empress, formerly known as Empress of the North, is back on the Pacific Northwest's Columbia River. The four-deck-high, white-on-white confection is returning to seven-night sailings along the river -- something it last offered in 2008.

Read more

The History of
The Dalles, Oregon

The City of The Dalles, Oregon, is situated in the north-central part of the state on the Columbia River, the nation's second largest river. It is the county seat and the largest community in Wasco County.  The Dalles is one of Oregon's most historical cities and was known earlier in its history as the town at the end of the Oregon Trail.  Archeological evidence suggests the area ...

Read more

During the COVID 19 event ALL City Offices will be closed.  Municipal Court and the Library will be closed.
Essential Staff will be available via email.  Voicemails will be checked regularly.
There will be no water/sewer shutoffs or late payment penalties during this time.
Municipal Court fines and Water/Sewer billing can be paid online.

Public Records Request may be delayed during the pandemic.  Click here for the Press Release.

City Meetings are being held VIA ZOOM and Live Streamed on the City’s website. 


What’s Happening?


For the most up to date information on COVID 19 Please go to Wasco County, Oregon - COVID 19 Information Center Facebook page 

City Water Quality Report Available
Street Closure - May 20-22
Reopening for Business - Water tips from Public Works
Reopening Business Resourses - English


Information for Appeal 030-20 (Agenda for May 21 Planning Commission Meeting)
AMENDED Notice Appeal 030-20, May 11 posted
NOTICE Appeal 030-20 Subdivision 74-19, Legacy Development - May 21

     MIP 371-20 Daniel Sanchez  May 7
     ADJ 19-050 Michael & Christine Irish  May 7
    CUP 195-20 Amerco Real Estate May 7

    Comments recieved via email    ADJ 19-050 Irish
    Comment recieved via email   MIP 371-20 Sanchez

City Manager Extends State of Emergency - April 30 Press Release
Community Development Block Grant Public Hearing Notice - April 22

Proposed City Charter Update - May Ballot   
Notice of Ballot Measure Amending Charter of the City of The Dalles
Notice of City of The Dalles Budget Meeting
Notice of Public Hearing State Revenue Funds 

Notice of Urban Renewal Budget Meeting 
  COMMUNITY CLEAN UP 2020 - Cancelled 
City of The Dalles Police Department Online Reporting option - March 30, 2019
City of The Dalles Operational Response COVID 19 -  March 23, 2020

EMERGENCY COUNCIL MEETING - 03/20/20 Noon - Via ZOOM   Dial: 669.900.6833 Meeting ID: 695 997 0223
INTENT TO AWARD - Columbia Gorge Regional Airport North Apron Project 
Notice of Public Hearing - March 19 Planning Commission - Comprehensive Plan Amendment
Notice of Public Hearing - March 19 Planning Commission 
West 1st Lane Closure - March 2 
MONROE STREET Update - Februray 26 
East 2nd Street Closure - February 24 
Railroad Crossing Painting - February 21 
Monroe Street Sanitary Sewer Update - February 21
Applications Accepted to fill City Council Position #3 - due March 4, 2020 4pm
Notice of Ballot Measure Amending Charter of the City of The Dalles  - January 16 (deadline January 23)
Citizen Snow Response - January 10 
Notice of Public Hearing - Planning Commission - January 16 


Budget Cycle Begins

In January City Staff begins the process of reviewing needs for the next fiscal year.

The following items will be posted here:

City Budget Schedule 
Budget Issue Papers 

City of The Dalles Proposed Budget

City of The Dalles Approved Budget - Goes to Council for Adoption June 8


Fund Changes with detail 
Revised Summary General Fund

Revised Summary All Funds

Urban Renewal Budget Schedule - date of meeting revised to May 12 due to COVID 19 Pandemic

Urban Renewal Agency Proposed Budget
Urban Renewal Agency Approved Budget
- Debt Fund
Urban Renewal UR1 form - Posted May 18

Budget Meeting Dates -

City of The Dalles Budget Committee - May 4 at 5:30pm Public Live View - Live Stream Page  to view live Click on blue City Council  Live Now button

Urban Renewal Budget Committee May 12 at 5:30pm Public Live View - Live Stream Page   to view live Click on blue Urban Renewal Live Now button

Agendas - Agendas will also be posted on the Live Streaming meetings page


Latest News

Go to top