Council Meetings for December and January Changed to 2nd Thursday of the Month

posted Nov 27, 2019, 9:13 AM by City of Joseph

The regularly scheduled monthly council meeting for December 2019 will be the 2nd Thursday, December 12, 2019 at 7pm at the Joseph Community Center. 
The regularly scheduled monthly council meeting for January, 2020 will be the 2nd Thursday, January 9, 2020 at 7pm at the Joseph Community Center. 

City Hall Closed for Thanksgiving

posted Nov 20, 2019, 12:42 PM by City of Joseph

The Joseph City Hall will be closed in observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday on Thursday, November 28, 2019. The office will reopen at normal business hours on Monday, December 2, 2019.

Christmas Home Decorating Contest!!

posted Nov 15, 2019, 4:17 PM by City of Joseph

The City of Joseph is having a Christmas Home Decorating Contest that runs from November 20th through December 20th. The judging will take place on Saturday, December 21st and the winners will be announced on Monday, December 23rd. 1st prize will be $200 cash sponsored by Community Bank and Joseph Electric, and 2nd prize will be a $100 gift card to Joseph Hardware. Pick up your registration form at City Hall or print the form attached below. 

ODOT Update

posted Nov 7, 2019, 10:22 AM by City of Joseph

Please find the winter advisory released from ODOT this week. Please note...due to the new chip seal on the highway between Joseph and Enterprise the ODOT plow will be leaving a bit more snow on the road. ODOT will be using de-icer and rock to ensure the road is safe to travel but is asking the public to be patient with their fellow motorists during the winter season. The original post is attached. 

Thank you,
Belinda Buswell
City Recorder

Jingle Thru Joseph

posted Nov 4, 2019, 3:37 PM by City of Joseph

Jingle Thru Joseph handouts were delivered to the City of Joseph today! Don't forget to stop by and pick up your registration for the Jingle Thru Joseph Parade. Please see the documents attached below for details!

November Council Meeting Rescheduled

posted Oct 28, 2019, 11:35 AM by City of Joseph

The November 7, 2019 Joseph City Council meeting has been moved to November 14, 2019 at the Joseph Community Center at 7pm. 

City of Joseph Council Meetings Thursday, October 3, 2019

posted Oct 1, 2019, 3:24 PM by City of Joseph

Good Afternoon,

The City Council of Joseph, Oregon is scheduled to have two meetings on Thursday, October 3, 2019 at the Joseph Community Center located at 102 E. First Street in Joseph, Oregon 97846 
    1. City Council Special Meeting (Executive Session)- 6pm
    2. City Council Meeting for October (Regularly scheduled meeting)- 7pm

Please find the agendas attached. The packet for the October City Council meeting is now available for your review at City Hall.

Thank you,

Belinda Buswell
City Recorder
Phone: 541-432-3832

Office Hours Changed to 8am-4pm Monday-Thursday, Closed Fridays for Paperwork

posted Sep 13, 2019, 3:01 PM by City of Joseph

Starting Monday, September 9th, the City of Joseph Office will have new EXTENDED hours to serve you. We will be open Monday through Thursday from 8am to 4pm. We will not be open to the public on Fridays, but will still be in the office working on City business. Thank you for respecting our work Fridays. This time is very valuable to the City! If you have a Public Works emergency on Fridays, please call 541-398-0495. For all other emergency purposes daily 911.

Fire Chief Wecks- Fire Restrictions Notice

posted Jul 24, 2019, 1:35 PM by City of Joseph   [ updated Jul 24, 2019, 3:22 PM ]

Fire Restrictions for the City of Joseph are as follows:
Thursday, July 25, 2019 -until midnight Sunday, July 28,2019- No open fires or burning of debris (small home fire pits okay with screen cover and safe burning procedures followed (water, ax, shovel nearby)
Monday, July 29 2019 until further notice- No Burning (including home fire pits) Propane or valve control fires only with safe burning procedures followed (water, ax, shovel nearby)

Thank you,
Fire Chief Jeffrey Wecks


posted Jul 23, 2019, 3:39 PM by City of Joseph

PARADES & Parking on Main Street

NOTICE: Absolutely no parking on Main Street between Alder (Josephy Center) and 4th Street (Bronze Antler) from 8am-1pm on Friday, July 26th and again on Saturday, July 27th to allow for the parades. All cars on Main Street after 8am will be towed to allow for the parades. Please remember to move your cars so everyone can enjoy the parades and have a great day! 

The CJD Junior Parade
The CJD Junior Parade is on Friday, July 26, 2019. The parade registration and lineup starts at the Indian Lodge Motel at 9:00a.m. and heads north down Main Street at 10am. will require all vehicles to be removed from Main street from Alder (Josephy Center) to 4th (Bronze Antler) before 8am or your vehicles will be towed. The streets will be blocked until after the parades at approximately 12:30-1:00PM
For information on the Chief Joseph Days festivities please visit their official website below. To sign up for the parades click on the Western Activities & Parades

Chief Joseph Grande Parade
The CJD Grande Parade is on Saturday, July 27, 2019. The parade check-in is between 8:30 & 9:30 am on parade day. You must check in & pick up your number at the corner of 3rd & Lake Streets (Methodist Church).  There you will be directed to your line-up area. The parade begins promptly at 10:00am from the intersection of 4th & Main Street.

Chief Joseph Days Website:

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