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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.

News and Announcements

NOTICE OF VACANCY IN THE
OFFICE OF CITY COUNCILOR FOR THE CITY OF DAYTON

A vacancy currently exists in the Office of City Councilor for the City of Dayton following the resignation of Councilor McGraw. The City Council declared a vacancy as of February 4, 2019. Pursuant to Section 33 of the Dayton City Charter, the City Council fills a vacancy by appointment. The City Council is seeking interested persons to submit applications for appointment to fill the position of Dayton City Councilor for the current term of office. The term of office will be through December 31, 2022.

 

To be considered for the position, applicants must:

  • be a qualified elector under state law;
  • have primary residence within the city;
  • not be a city employee; and
  • have resided within the City for at least 1 year prior to February 8, 2019.

 

Completed applications are due to City Hall by 12:00 noon on Friday, March 1, 2019.

Application forms are available at City Hall between the hours of 9 AM and 5 PM weekdays, by calling Patty Ringnalda, City Recorder, at (503) 864-2221 or can be filled out online here.

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Dayton City Council

The City Council meeting scheduled for Tuesday, February 19 has been cancelled. 

 

Next City Council Meeting:  Monday, March 4, 2019, 7:00 p.m., Dayton City Hall Annex located at 408 Ferry Street, Dayton Oregon.  Meeting Agendas and Packets will be posted here three days prior to the meeting.

 


 

Budget Committee Vacancies

The Budget Committee will have four openings for the 2019-2020 budget cycle. The committee is comprised of the 7 members of the City Council (the Mayor and 6 City Councilors) and 7 citizens that live within the city limits of the City of Dayton. Members are appointed by the City Council and serve a 4-year term and meet each year in the spring. To be considered for appointment to the Budget Committee, please fill out this application online by 3:00 p.m. on Friday, March 15, 2019. 

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Yamhill County 2019 Business Owners Tax Notice

FOOTBRIDGE CLOSURE

Press Release - 6.26.18

 

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Election 2018

Community Calendar

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UPCOMING EVENTS

April 27 - Citywide Clean-Up

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