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Welcome to Dayton, Oregon

The City of Dayton is located in the heart of the beautiful Willamette Valley.  It is situated just off Hwy 18 between McMinnville and Newberg and is centrally located 55 miles from the Pacific Ocean, 24 miles from the State Capital and 60 miles from Mt Hood. 

Rich in history, Dayton was founded in 1850 by General Joel Palmer and Andrew Smith. Incorporated in 1880, the history of Dayton dates back to Oregon's beginning.  The current population is 2635.

Dayton was the first city in the State of Oregon to be designated as a national historic resource.  The numerous homes and buildings on the National Historic Register are easily viewed on a walking tour within the city. For walking tour brochures contact the City of Dayton at (503) 864-2221 or stop by City Hall at 416 Ferry Street, Dayton Oregon, Monday thru Friday from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.

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The Budget Committee of the City of Dayton, Yamhill County, State of Oregon, will conduct the following public meetings to discuss the budget for the Fiscal Year July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2019. All meetings will be held at the City Hall Annex, 408 Ferry Street, Dayton, Oregon, and will begin at 6:30 pm. 

Monday, May 7, 2018

This is a meeting where the Budget Committee will receive the Proposed FY2018/19 Budget and hear the Budget Message. Any person may appear at this meeting to comment on the proposed programs.  At this meeting a public hearing will also be conducted on possible uses of State Revenue Sharing Funds.

Monday, May 21, 2018

This is a meeting where deliberation of the Budget Committee will take place.

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Continued deliberations if necessary.

A copy of the budget may be inspected or obtained on or after May 7,2018,  at the Dayton City Hall, 416 Ferry Street, between the hours of 9:00 am and 5:00 pm Monday-Friday. A copy will also be available for review in the Mary Gilkey Public Library, 416 Ferry Street, between the hours of 9:00 am and 5:00 pm, Monday-Friday, after May 7, 2017.

Dayton City Council

Next City Council Meeting:  Monday, June 4, 2018, 6:30 p.m., Dayton City Hall Annex located at 408 Ferry Street, Dayton Oregon.  Meeting Agendas and Packets will be posted here the Thursday prior to the meeting.

Dayton Planning Commission

Next Planning Commission Meeting:  Thursday, May 10, 2018, 6:30 p.m., Dayton City Hall Annex located at 408 Ferry Street, Dayton, Oregon.  Meeting Agendas and Packets will be posted here prior to the meeting.

Town Hall Meeting

Monday, June 4, 2018 at 6:00 pm in the City Hall Annex, located at 408 Ferry Street, Dayton Oregon.  You are invited to join a town hall style discussion prior to the City Council Meeting.  Yamhill County Commissioners will address your questions or concerns about the County.

Free Wi-fi at Courthouse Square Park

As a part of the Dayton Friday Nights summer event series, Online Northwest is providing wi-fi free of charge as a part of their commitment to the Dayton Community.  The park Wi-Fi will be listed as "Dayton Park Wifi."

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