MISSION STATEMENT

The City of Amity will cultivate a sense of community and improved quality of life. The City will provide municipal services with quality customer service, proactive management, mindful stewardship and fiscal responsibility. 

OUR VISION

The City of Amity is a welcoming community where people choose to live and visit. The City has a diverse mixture of thriving businesses supporting the residents and regional industry. Citizens are actively engaged in government and community activities/events. The City provides infrastructure to support continued growth and maintains strong and stable funding and reserves. Neighborhoods are family-friendly, walkable, and well-maintained. The City is recognized for it's sense of community, parks, public art, and wine. Amity continues to be known for being friendly.

OUR VISION

AMITY CITY COUNCIL

Mayor Rachel King
As of September 1, 2021, Rachel King is Amity's Mayor. Previously, she was the Council President and serves on the Finance and Budget Committees, in addition to being the City Council's Infrastructure representative.
Rachel's term expires December 31, 2024.
rking@ci.amity.or.us

Councilor Napua Ann Rich, Council President
As of September 1, 2021, Councilor Rich serves as the City's Council President. She also serves as the Council's Community Engagement representative and is on the Finance Committee. 
Napua's term expires December 31, 2022.
nrich@ci.amity.or.us

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Councilor Sandy McArthur
Councilor McArthur serves as the City Council's Parks and City Services representative.  
Sandy's term expires December 31, 2024
smcarthur@ci.amity.or.us

Councilor Robert Andrade
Councilor Andrade serves as the City Council's Parks and City Services representative.  
Robert's term expires December 31, 2022.
randrade@ci.amity.or.us

Councilor April Dyche
Councilor Dyche serves as the City Council's Community Engagement and Public Safety representative. She also co-chairs the Tourism committee.   
Councilor Dyche's term expires December 31, 2024.
adyche@ci.amity.or.us

Councilor Cody Goings
Councilor Goings serves as the City Council's Infrastructure representative. 
Cody's term expires December 31, 2022
cgoings@ci.amity.or.us

Council Focus Areas and Goals 2021
 (Updated in February each year)

FOCUS AREAS 

  • Goal 

    • Objective 

 

1. Infrastructure

  • Water System Improvements

    • Finish the on-going water project by 2022

    • Complete the water rate study by 12/2021

  • Sewer System Improvements

    • Complete the sewer rate study by 12/2021​

    • Complete the Wastewater Facilities Plan (WWFP) in the next 18 months

    • Begin overhauling the sewer system in 24 months

  • Street & Sidewalk Repair

    • Educate the public on their responsibilities

    • Continue to fill potholes

    • Secure grant funding to accomplish road paving in 2022

2. Community Engagement

  • Improve Community Outreach

    • Utilize the newsletter more​

    • Host twice yearly Town Hall Meetings

  • Improve Business Outreach 

    • Ensure our business community survives and expands throughout COVID-19​

3. Public Safety

  • Future Funding

    • Discuss plans to provide funding to either

      • pay for YCSO services

      • reestablish Amity PD 

  • Enforcement

    • Complete our code codification this year​

    • Provide better means for YCSO code enforcement

  • Community Relations

    • Publicize our Deputies (completed) 

    • Within COVID Limits conduct another National Night Out in 2021

4. Parks

  • Improve Experience

    • Install a Frisbee Golf Course in 12 months​

  • Increase Green Spaces

    • Work with local and regional partners to add / create new park spaces in Amity in the next 3-5 years​

5. City Services

  • Improve our Library

    • Discuss plans to provide funding on improving our library this year​

    • ​Within 3-5 years complete a renovation, rebuilding, or expansion of our Library​

  • Community Spaces

    • Work with local and regional partners to create new community spaces in the City within 3-5 years​

  • Community Events

    • Reestablish community events as COVID restrictions ease​

    • Explore options to establish new community events

  • Address community concerns regarding City operations and utilities

    • Give Council more leeway to arbitrate community member issues