Street Department

Photo: Hermiston Streets1100 NE 4th Street Hermiston, OR
97838 Phone: 541-667-5062
Fax: 541-567-8607

Mission Statement

To protect, maintain and improve the largest single asset owned by the residents of our community: the asphalt, curbs, gutters, sidewalks and storm drains in our community.


  • Ronald E. Sivey, Street Superintendent
  • Al Netherda, Mechanic/Municipal Service Worker
  • Alan Phillips, Municipal Service Worker
  • Roberto Herrera, Municipal Service Worker
  • Spencer Jacks, Municipal Service Worker

Department Hours

7:00 am to 3:30 pm weekdays

Responsibilities and Activities

The street department is responsible for the equipment maintenance program, the maintenance of all roads and alleys, the maintenance of municipal buildings, storm drainage programs, and a wide diversity of similar activities. This is the City’s most diverse department with the exception of finance and administration.

The city-wide goals of enhanced livability and economic development directly affect the operation of this department. Among the many activities of the street department are:

  • Daily street sweeping with concentration on arterial and collector roadways
  • Roadway repair
  • Provide support for community events in the form of manpower and equipment
  • Respond to problems with available manpower, recognizing roadway, building repair and maintenance as a higher priority
  • Provide annual grading and repair of gravel roadways
  • Continue with the current crack sealing and resurfacing programs
  • Provide pavement striping and marking
  • Provide street sign installation and repair
  • Clean, repair and replace storm water catch basins, distribution boxes, piping and dry wells


Accessibility Statement - The City of Hermiston is committed to making its electronic and information technologies accessible to individuals with disabilities. We are currently in the process of upgrading our web site to ensure we meet or exceed the World Wide Web Consortium’s (W3C’s) Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 Level AA and the Web Accessibility Initiative Accessible Rich Internet Applications Suite (WAI-ARIA) 1.0 for web content.

For more information on how to report an issue related to the accessibility or how to file a formal Section 504 or ADA (Title II) complaint about the accessibility of any content on our website, please see our full Accessibility Statement.

Anti-Discrimination Policy - It is a policy of the City of Hermiston that there will be no discrimination or harassment on the grounds of race, color, sex, marital status, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, or disability in any educational programs, activities or employment. For more information, visit the Anti-Discrimination Policy page.