With the Declaration of Fire Season by Oregon Department of Forestry, current weather forecasts and growing drought conditions, Mid-Columbia Fire & Rescue will be modifying allowable burning operations:
Effective June 13th, 2014 at 6:00 am, all outdoor pile burning shall be prohibited.
This restriction applies to all properties within the Fire District boundary.
Individuals who reside outside of the city limits may continue to use an approved burn barrel, as long as they have a valid burn permit. Individuals responsible for any fires resulting from the use of a burn barrel, failure to follow permit requirements, or failure to comply with the modified burn pile restriction will make the responsible party liable for all related costs.
Failure to follow the burning ordinance within the city limits is also grounds for citation under the city burn ordinance. For questions regarding the city burn ordinance, contact the City Code Enforcement office at (541) 296-5481 Press Option 4 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Mid-Columbia Fire and Rescue will hold a Public Hearing of the Budget Committee to discuss the budget for the fiscal year July 1, 2015 to June 30, 2016. The meeting will take place May 19, 2015 at 5:30 PM at the fire station at 1400 W. 8th Street, The Dalles, Oregon 97058. This is a public meeting where deliberation of the Budget Committee will take place. Any person may appear at the meeting and discuss the proposed programs with the Budget Committee.