We are currently upgrading our phone system, please be patient with us during this transition. If for any reason you are unable to contact us via telephone, please send us an email at info@ci.stevenson.wa.us. 

Affordable Housing Sales Tax

The City of Stevenson will have a proposition in the November ballot, Proposition 1, for a Sales and Use Tax for Housing and Related Services. Information regarding this proposition can be found here. This is informational only and not intended to support or oppose the Proposition.

2018 Consumer Confidence Report

The 2018 Consumer Confidence Report can be seen here!

BURN BAN

Small debris burn ban

When: 8:00 AM, Monday June 17, 2019

What: Small debris fires regulated by Skamania County will be banned. This burn ban will remain in effect until October 1, 2019, weather permitting.

Why: Continued dry weather conditions.

All small debris fires that are currently burning must be completely out by 8:00 AM, Monday June 17, 2019. This is for small debris burning only. This burn ban does not include recreational fires. Please check all available resources for burn ban updates before any recreational burning, including the Skamania County Website, Washington State Department of Natural Resources website or call the Community Development Department at (509) 427-3900.
In addition, Washington State Department of Natural Resources will go to a MODERATE fire danger level at 8:00 AM Monday June 17, 2019 for all lands protected by the DNR. Written permits issued by the DNR for Silvicultural burning are only valid at LOW fire danger.

-Skamania County Fire Marshal

NOTICE OF CONSTRUCTION

The City of Stevenson, in cooperation with Skamania County PUD, Centurylink, Wave Broadband, and Gorge Net, will be performing a utilities undergrounding project along Railroad Avenue, Russell Avenue, and Ash Alley.  This project is tentatively scheduled to start at Railroad Avenue on June 24th, then on July 8th we will be starting on Middle Russell Avenue (between First and Second Street), which also includes Ash Alley.  Then, later in the year around mid-September, we will be undergrounding Upper Russell Avenue (from Second Street To Vancouver Avenue).  Tentatively scheduled work hours will be from 8:00-3:30, Monday thru Thursday, with a few possible variations to accommodate unexpected delays in the project.  All roads except Ash Alley will remain open during the project, with alternating one lane closures.

If you have any questions, please call City Hall at 509-427-5970.

WATER AND SEWER RATES INCREASED 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 increased 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 online for Water Rates, Sewer Rates , and  Low income seniors that demonstrate income and age eligibility pay 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 that would adversely impact BOD & TSS levels for the sewage treatment plant;  new residential connections are allowed and not restricted by the moratorium.

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.

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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.

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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.

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September Council Meeting

September 19 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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October 17 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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November 21 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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