Hispanic Advisory Committee Members





* Unexpired portion of a 3-year term beginning September 1st, 2018 and ending October 31st, 2019:

Parks and Recreation Committee- position #5

* Unexpired portion of a 3-year term beginning September 1st, 2018 and ending June 30th, 2020:

Hispanic Advisory Committee (HAC)- position #2

Deadline to apply for P&R & HAC is: June 26th, 2018 or open until filled.


* Remaining 3-year term ending December 31st, 2018.

  Budget Committee- position: #8

Remaining 3-year term ending December 31st, 2018.

  Faith-Based Advisory Committee- position: #4

Deadline to apply for Budget & Faith-Based Committees are: open until filled.



Interested persons are asked to submit an application to City Hall, 180 NE 2nd Street, Hermiston, or at lalarcon-strongathermiston.or.us">lalarcon-strongathermiston.or.us .  Application forms are available at City Hall or on the City’s website. If you have questions, please call Lilly Alarcon-Strong at 541-567-5521.

Proposed appointment and confirmation of these positions are made by the City Council.

All appointments to city boards and commissions shall be made in accordance with the ordinances and city charter.  Appointees shall not be full-time employees of the city, shall not be elected officials of the city, shall not be appointed to more than two boards or commissions at a time, and shall not sell to the city or its boards and commissions over which the council has appointive powers and budget control either directly as a prime contractor or supplier, or indirectly as a first tier subcontractor or supplier.  Sales shall be construed to mean sales, services or fees aggregating $7,500 or more in any one calendar year.  Preference for appointees shall be given to city residents.






Presented by: Hermiston Community Theater

All guests will join us for a night of fun and mystery as they enjoy a dinner while our murder mystery unfolds.

  • Date: Friday, April 27
  • Time: 6:00 PM
  • Hermiston Community Center
  • Cost: $25 Single Ticket or $40 Couple
  • Ticket Deadline: April 20th
  • Call today.....541-667-5018



Announcement of standing committee vacancies

for the unexpired portion of a:


EOTEC Advisory Committee:

Position 1: 1-year term, beginning July 1st, 2018 - June 30th, 2019

Position 2 & 3: 2-year terms, beginning July 1st, 2018 - June 30th, 2020

Position 4 & 5: 3-year terms, beginning July 1st, 2018 – June 30th, 2021


The EOTEC Advisory Committee should be composed of the following affiliations:

(1)        One member appointed upon recommendation of the Umatilla County Fair Board with strong preference given to Fair Board members.

(2)        One member appointed upon recommendation of the Farm-City Pro Rodeo Board with strong preference given to Rodeo Board members.

(3)        One member appointed upon recommendation of the Greater Hermiston Hospitality and Tourism Committee.

(4)        Two members appointed at large.


Applications can be obtained at City Hall or HERE. Deadline to apply for EOTEC Committee is: April 30th, 2018.

Congratulations to the City's Newly Elected Officials
Colored photo that says " Election Results"

The City has recently received the Certified Election Results from the County's Election Division that states: 

At the May 15th, 2018 Primary Election, Hermiston residents voted to elect the following individuals:

Councilor Ward II 
Four year term expiring 12/31/2022
Roy N. Barron

Councilor Ward III 
Four year term expiring 12/31/2022
Jackie C. Myers

Councilor Ward IV 
Four year term expiring 12/31/2022
Douglas T. Smith

Water Line Repairs to Impact Homes & Businesses Near 11th & Orchard June 12
June 12 Water Line Repairs Map

Water will be turned off to a number of homes and businesses in the area of SW 11th & Orchard and Highland Avenues for most of the day of June 12 to replace important isolation valves there.  All impacted customers have been notified, and a map of the affected area is available on the City of Hermiston website.


Hemiston Street Preservation Projects Scheduled for July 9-11
Streets & Parkings Lots Map

A handful of streets around Hermiston will get a little extra TLC this summer with “Slurry Seal” projects as part of the City’s Street Preservation Program. Orchard Avenue will be the street with the highest impact to motorists, and several downtown parking lots will also be addressed. The rest of the impact will be mostly residential and neighborhood streets. To find out if a street in your neighborhood will be impacted, see attached map of all projec

The City of Hermiston and Greater Eastern Oregon Development Corporation (GEODC) are seeking applications for their Housing Rehabilitation Revolving Loan Program
Before & After home repairs

City & GEODC Announce Housing Rehabilitation Program in Hermiston

No-interest loans available up to $20,000

En Español (PDF)

City & County Agree to Transfer EOTEC, Approve joint-funding of water infrastructure to stimulate housing

Hermiston, Ore. –   Regional cooperation was in the air at Monday’s City Council meeting as the City of Hermiston and Umatilla County finalized several deals to benefit the region, and Mayor David Drotzmann applauded State Representative Greg Smith’s efforts to help fund a new home for the Greater Hermiston Chamber of Commerce.

Public Hearing for the 2018-19 Fiscal Budget

A public hearing on the budget for the City of Hermiston for Fiscal Year beginning July 1, 2018 will be held at City Hall, 180 NE 2nd Street, Hermiston, Oregon on June 11, 2018 at or after 7:00 pm. The purpose of the hearing is to discuss the budget with interested persons.

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