LED STREET LIGHTS INSTALLED

City street lights are being converted to more energy efficient LED fixtures through a program called “Relight Washington” funded by the Washington State Transportation Improvement Board (TIB).  Warmer, low level CRI (Color Rendering Index) fixtures were chosen in consideration of wildlife environmental needs and night sky preservation. More information about the Relight Washington program can be found here. Email utilities@ci.stevenson.wa.us to report street light complaints.

JOB OPENING

Due to a retirement, the City of Stevenson, Washington, is recruiting for a Deputy Clerk/Treasurer II.  This position works under the City Administrator to perform a variety of accounting, record keeping and customer service duties.  The Deputy Clerk/Treasurer II will be responsible for payroll, grant management and financial reporting.    Annual 2019 Salary of $50,005 to $65,803 DOQ and a generous benefit package.   Applications are available at Stevenson City Hall or here.  Submit an application, a cover letter, and a resume to City Hall at 7121 E Loop Rd, PO Box 371, Stevenson WA 98648, or by email to leana@ci.stevenson.wa.us.      Open until filled, first review of applications is scheduled for December 3, 2018.  The City of Stevenson is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  

HOLIDAY CLOSURES

City Hall is closed for the following legal holidays: Thu Nov 22 Thanksgiving Fri Nov 23 Native American Heritage Day Mon Dec 24 (Approved all staff using vacation) Tue Dec 25 Christmas Day Tue Jan 1 New Year’s Day

WINTER PREPAREDNESS

Are you ready for winter? Information on snow removal can be found <here>.

WATER AND SEWER RATES INCREASING 1/1/2019

In November 2017 the City Council  adopted rates for connection fees and for 2018 and 2019 water and sewer services. The monthly minimum for customers with water and sewer will increase from $69.31 to $88.89 beginning with the Jan 2019 billing cycle; the consumption allowance remains at 400 cu ft/mo and the excess water rate remains at $.039/cu ft. The complete ordinances can be viewed <here for water><here for sewer>, and <here for connection fees>Low income seniors that demonstrate income and age eligibilitypay 50% of the base rates for water and sewer. Eligibility must be renewed annually. Customers with sewer service who have not requested an inspection are being billed a $10/mo fee for Downspout/Sump Pump Connection. This fee can be removed from the customer’s billing if the City is able to verify that the structure’s rain or groundwater collection systems are not being routed to the sewer. There is a moratorium on new Commercial connections <ordinance detail available here> that would adversely impact BOD & TSS levels for the sewage treatment plant;  new residential connections are allowed and not restricted by the moratorium.

2018-2019 SMALL WORKS ROSTER

The City of Stevenson is updating its Small Works/Professional Services Roster and Vendor Purchasing List. State law requires the list to be updated annually. Contractors/vendors/professionals may be added to the list at any time during the year.  Those currently on the list must renew their eligibility annually. Click here for the advertisement  and here for the 2018-2019  Small Works Application form.

SIGN UP FOR EMERGENCY NOTIFICATIONS

Have you registered to receive emergency notifications? Visit skamaniasheriff.org to register cell phones. This is the best way to insure you will receive important Reverse 911 updates.