Amity is a charming rural town that offers local artisan shops, great restaurants and wine tasting. Amity is a place where friendships begin and where residents enjoy the simplicity of a relaxed lifestyle in small town Oregon.

Population 1,705

(Estimated as of July 2020)

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Where Friendship Begins

News & Events

UPDATES FOR APRIL 16-20, 2021

1) CITY COUNCIL VACANCY

The City of Amity is currently accepting applications for a City Councilor. Eligible applicants will be presented to Council for a vote at the next available Council meeting after the application is received and vetted. Eligible applicants will be notified of their meeting with Council and must be present in person at City Hall during the meeting to be interviewed. 


Qualifications
1) Of legal voting age and registered to vote in Oregon. 
2) A continuous resident inside Amity City Limits for at least 1-year immediately preceding the date of appointment.  

 

Also, applicants must reside in Amity City Limits during their tenure. Applicants may be subject to background checks.
This position is open until filled.

Click here for an application.

2) WE HAVE VOLUNTEER VACANCIES

Budget Committee Vacancies. The City has 5 open Budget Committee positions. If you're interested in being on the Budget Committee, please contact City Hall for an application or fill out the attached application and return it to City Hall by April 23, 2021. Be available to attend May 5, 2021 City Council meeting to be interviewed for the Committee.

Planning Commission Vacancies. As of April 12th, the City has 2 open planning commission positions. If you're interested in becoming a commissioner, please contact City Hall for an application or fill out the attached application and return it to City Hall.

Tourism Committee VacanciesOpen Until Filled. Please click here for more info.

Historic Landmark Committee VacancyOpen Until Filled. Please Contact City Hall for more information.

3) Drought and Backyard Burning 

The National Weather Service is expecting a rather severe fire season this year, due to below average rainfall and snow accumulation since last summer. Large swaths of the state are already experiencing drought conditions. What does this mean for you? Backyard burning, campfires, fireworks and other fire hazard events may be restricted during the upcoming summer months. If you want to know when you can burn, please call Amity Fire at this number (503) 472-3344 or check out their website. Thank you!

https://www.amityfire.com/burn_pilesfuels_reduction

City Council Work Session:

April 21st @ 5pm @ City Hall

City Council Meeting:

May 5, 2021 @ 7:00 pm @ City Hall

Zoom Meeting Link: HERE

Meeting ID: 815 9322 3516
Passcode: 041853

City Council Budget Meeting:

May 7, 2021 @ 6:00 pm @ City Hall

The City Council will review the proposed Fiscal Year 2021-22 budget as presented by City Staff. 

Planning Meeting:

May 10, 2021 @ 6:30 pm @ City Hall

Zoom Meeting Link: HERE:

Meeting ID: 847 3156 9961

Passcode: 245001

Meeting is tentative at this time

Tourism Committee:

May 12, 2021 @ 6:00 pm @ City Hall

Zoom Meeting Link: HERE:

Meeting ID: 810 3689 8438

Passcode: 954110

LATEST COVID-19 INFO:  Click here   

YAMHILL COUNTY IS: WE ARE IN THE LOW RANGE FOR COVID REOPENING. HOWEVER, WE MAY RETURN TO THE MODERATE RANGE ON APRIL 23RD IF OUR METRICS DO NOT IMPROVE. 

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