The City of Goldendale is now conducting in person meetings. The number of participants is limited ot 50% capacity, not including staff. Public participation is still invited by telephone and teleconferencing until restrictions required by the pandemic have been lifted by CDC ar the State or when larger public accommodations have been obtained.
Council Meeting Information
Date: 1st and 3rd Monday (Tuesday if Monday is a Holiday)
Time: 7 pm
Teleconferencing Number: (415) 762-9988
Meeting ID: 373 290 5204
For the best connection to meetings, we recommend that participants download the Zoom desktop or mobile applications, both of which can be accessed at : www.zoom.us/download. Participants may also use their telephone by dialing the meeting's teleconferencing number. For questions on how to use Zoom, visit: https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/201362193-Joining-a-meeting
Goldendale is near the geographic center of Klickitat County and has the Little Klickitat River running through it. The city obtained its start as a watering stop on the Yakima – Okanogan wagon trail. The first plat was recorded in 1872 and the city was incorporated in 1879. Goldendale is now the largest city in Klickitat County as well as the county seat. It serves as the regional service center.
Goldendale, Washington is located on a fertile plateau some 100 east of Portland, Oregon, 70 miles south of Yakima, Washington, and 100 miles west of the Tri-Cities. The majestic Columbia River is only 13 miles south of the city. The terrain is generally rolling with an elevation of 1620’ at the airport. The Simcoe mountains, visible from the City, rise in the north to an elevation of 5500’. Four mountain tops, Mt. Hood, Mt. Adams, Mt. Rainier and Mt. St. Helens are visible from certain places in the city.
06-10-22 - UTILITY MAIN WORKER I/II/II
City of Goldendale is accepting applications for a Utility Maintenance Worker I or higher depending on qualification. This technical position performs regular and re-occurring installation, repairs and maintenance work in the streets, water distribution, sewer collection and parks divisions. Operates a variety of hand tools, power tools, technician tools and various vehicles and equipment to accomplish work. Equipment operations will include, but not be limited to, backhoes, air compressor-jackhammer, street sweepers, dump trucks, snowplows, boring machines, paving equipment, and mowers. 10-years of experience in Public Works or related fields is preferred but not required. High school diploma or GED, Washington Drivers License (CDL preferred) and ability to obtain basic water and/or wastewater certifications. Additional water/wastewater DOH and DOE Certifications will be considered. Residency within a 20-minute response time to City Shop is required. Any combination of work experience and education that demonstrates the ability to perform the essential duties will be considered.
Starting Salary $19.34 -$31.58 per hour, DOQ.
Application packets are available by contacting Connie Byers at The City of Goldendale, 1103 S. Columbus, Goldendale, WA. 98620 (509) 773 – 3771. Applications must be submitted by June 29, 2022. Position is open until filled.
Voluntary Compliance Requested
As a result of a community survey, the citizen’s rated “Clean up the City” as the number 1 priority of the City. The Chamber-sponsored Economic Development Committee feels the city should pursue individuals, commercial and industrial property owners to eliminate nuisances in our community. In a recent City Council it was again reminded by the citizen to “enforce the current codes”. We need everyone’s help.As a result of a community survey, the citizen’s rated “Clean up the City” as the number 1 priority of the City. The Chamber-sponsored Economic Development Committee feels the city should pursue individuals, commercial and industrial property owners to eliminate nuisances in our community. In a recent City Council it was again reminded by the citizen to “enforce the current codes”. We need everyone’s help.
In response to this overwhelming mandate, the City is promoting Voluntary Compliance. Without voluntary compliance we will notify property owners and residents of conditions that are creating a nuisance:
Nuisance types, including but not limited to the following: