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The Yamhill City Council meets on the 2nd Wednesday of the month at 7:00pm.

The Yamhill City Council members are elected city officials and serve as unpaid volunteers for the City.

Yamhill City Council consists of 4 Council members and 1 Mayor.

The current Council is:

  • Mayor Paula Terp
  • Council President Kay Echauri
  • Councilor Jay Disbrow
  • Councilor Jo Weinstein
  • Councilor Rita Gilmore

Next Meeting Agenda

10-8-14 Council Meeting Agenda

Council Chambers – 155 E 1st Street
Wednesday, October 8, 2014
7:00 P.M.


1. CALL TO ORDER: Roll Call

2. PUBLIC COMMENT: (This time is provided for persons in the audience on ANY item of City business, except those items which appear on this agenda or refer to land use requests. However, the Council reserves the right to defer any request for action from any persons addressing the Council who have not been placed on the agenda.  Please fill out a card on the front table and return it to the City Recorder.  Comments shall be limited to two to five minutes, at the Mayor's discretion.)

None Scheduled.



A.     Consider adopting Ordinance No. O-505, an Ordinance establishing a tax on the sale of Marijuana and Marijuana-infused products in the City of Yamhill and adding a new Yamhill Municipal Code Chapter and Sections.   Memo from City Attorney Walt Gowell included.

A.       None Scheduled

6.       NEW BUSINESS:
A. Consider adopting Resolution No. R-711, a resolution adopting the Yamhill County Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan.

B.       Consider approval of Third Street and Beulah Park survey project for  
      An estimate of $2,000.00 with AKS Engineering.

C.    Consider approval of Elm Street survey project for an estimate of 
     $2,000.00 with AKS Engineering.

7. CONSENT AGENDA:  (The items on the Consent Agenda are normally considered in a single motion. Any item may be removed for separate consideration upon request by any member of the Council.)
A. Approve Council Minutes
(1) Regular Session September 10, 2014
 B. Financial Statements
 C. Approve the following Purchase Order:
  (1)  Platt - $1,910.00 – Meter Boxes

A.   Police Review– Graven – Monthly report in packets
 (1)  Council review of a section of the draft of the Police Policy Manual.
 B.   Public Works Review – Superintendent Howard – Memo in packets
 C. Mayor/Administration Review- 
Staff reminder of the Team Building day on Saturday, October 18, 2014 from 9:am to 1:pm.
D.      Council Review
                     Councilor Disbrow: Consider recommendation to schedule a City meeting 
                     with Water Districts.
E.      Emergency Preparedness Review
A. City County Dinner – Hosted by the City of Carlton – Thursday, October 30, 2014 at 6:15 PM.
B. Vacancy: Planning Commission – 1 member
 Applications are available at City Hall.
C.      City offices will be closed November 11, 2014 –to observe Veteran’s Day.
D.      Candidate Certification for the November 4, 2014 General Election.



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Yamhill City Hall

205 S Maple Street
PO Box 9
Yamhill OR 97148

Open Mon - Fri,
8:00am - 5:00pm

(503) 662-3511

(503) 662-4589 Fax

City Council events

Wednesday, October 8, 2014 - 7:00pm

The next Council Meeting  is at Yamhill City Hall, Wednesday, November 12, 2014.  Starts at 7:00 pm