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Roadwork to Close SW Broadway Street. Detours Required.

posted Mar 16, 2021, 1:26 PM by Stacie Cook   [ updated Mar 19, 2021, 2:05 PM ]

Update: Additional information on closure provided in NSP Const Notice below.

WHO: North Santiam Paving Company
WHAT: Linn County Broadway Street Construction
WHERE: Broadway Street in Mill City from 1st Ave to 5th Ave
WHEN: Beginning week of March 22nd, 2021 to August 29th, 2021

• Roadway reconstruction to occur on Broadway Street in Mill City from 1st Ave through 5th Ave. Accommodations will be made for emergency services to all extent possible.
• Please try to use posted detour routes when possible.
• Access to individual driveways during construction times may be limited in addition to periodic delays and other related inconveniences.
• Access will be made for garbage services and other services currently occurring on Broadway Street.

Detour maps are below.

Sorry for the inconvenience.
Thank you for your cooperation while we improve your streets.

Ballot Title Received - Repeal Marijuana Ban

posted Mar 15, 2021, 2:53 PM by Stacie Cook

Legal Notice:

  •  On March 5, 2021 the City of Mill City received a Prospective Initiative Petition.
  •  The Prospective Initiative Petition complies with constitutional requirements.
  •  On March 15, 2021 The City of Mill City received a Ballot Title.
  •  An elector may file a petition to review the ballot title.
  • The deadline for filing a petition to review the ballot title with the Circuit Court of Linn County and notifying the City Recorder is March 24, 2021.
  • Ballot Title:

Caption:               Should Marijuana be Sold and Processed in Mill City.

Question:             Shall Mill City allow medical and recreational marijuana dispensaries; producers, processors, wholesalers and retailers.

SUMMARY:           In 2016 the voters in Mill City prohibited the sale and processing of both medical and recreational marijuana. If this initiative is approved it would allow the sale and processing of medical and recreational marijuana.

Approval of this initiative would allow the sale of both medical and recreational marijuana subject to restrictions that are currently set forth in state statutes and Mill City Ordinance No. 384 which is codified in Title 17 of the Mill City code. Approval of this initiative would also allow the processing of medical and recreational marijuana; again subject to restrictions currently in place.

If this measure is approved the city of Mill City would become eligible for tax revenues generated by the sale of medical and recreational marijuana including state marijuana tax revenues and local tax revenues.

Small Business Administration Low Interest Loans for Disaster Assistance

posted Sep 21, 2020, 3:41 PM by Stacie Cook

The Small Business Administration has low interest loans available to businesses and homeowners to help in the wake of a disaster.  For information and to apply Click Here.


posted Mar 19, 2020, 3:15 PM by Stacie Cook   [ updated Mar 25, 2020, 11:01 AM ]

For up-to-date information direct from the Federal Government visit CORONAVIRUS.GOV

Do you have complaints or tips related to fraudulent activities concerning COVID-19?  Visit the Department of Justice website to learn how to Report Coronavirus Fraud.

The City of Mill City is currently operating under normal conditions, while complying with the Social Distancing requirement of 6' between people.  When coming into City Hall, please respect others and remain on one of the blue markers on the lobby floor.  We are restricting meetings within the building to City business only.  We apologize for the inconvenience to those who use our meeting rooms.

We ask that all citizens practice social distancing and remain home unless absolutely necessary to go out.  As circumstances change, we will provide updates to the public.  Information on COVID-19 Prevention, Social Distancing and a COVID-19 fact sheet are all available below.

Please check on your elderly, disabled and immunocompromised friends, family and neighbors to ensure they are safe and not in need of anything.  Effective March 17 the following restrictions were implemented:

Governor Brown has issued the following restrictions in response to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) epidemic:

For four (4) weeks beginning Tuesday, March 17, 2020;

- No gathering of 25 or more people. Try to limit to 10 or less.
- Restaurants, bars and other food service providers are limited to
  carry out and delivery only. No eat in will be allowed.

On Monday, March 23, 2020, Governor Brown issued a new Executive Order, No. 20-12, which outlines additional restrictions for social distancing and non-essential business operations.  The Order restricts:

- Non-essential social and recreational gatherings outside of the home are prohibited immediately, regardless of size if a distance of six feet cannot be       maintained.

- Individuals should at all times maintain social distancing of at least six feet from any person who is not a member of their immediate family.

- Outdoor recreational activities may continue but must be limited to non-contact activities and those where the six foot distancing can be maintained.

- Business which cannot maintain social distancing of six feet or more are prohibited including, but not limited to:

  • barber shops and hair salons
  • fraternal organization facilities
  • gyms and fitness studios
  • indoor and outdoor malls
  • museums
  • senior activity centers
A complete list of prohibited businesses can be found in the full Order

- Effective March 25, 2020, all businesses and non-profit entities with offices in Oregon shall facilitate telework and work-at-home by employees, to the     maximum extent possible.  When not possible, the business shall designate an employee or officer to establish, implement and enforce social distancing      policies.

- Effective March 25, 2020, all state executive branch offices and buildings...shall close to the public and provide public services by phone and online during   regular business hours.  

- State executive branch offices and buildings shall facilitate telework and work-at-home by employees, to the maximum extent possible.  When not             possible, the agency shall designate an employee or officer to establish, implement and enforce social distancing policies.

- Childcare facilities are allowed to remain open if they have 10 children or less in the same group each day and cannot be accessed by children outside the   group and facilities must prioritize childcare needs of first responders, emergency workers, health care professionals, followed by critical operations staff       and essential personnel.

- All private and public campgrounds, pools, skate parks, outdoor sports courts and playground equipment areas are to be closed immediately. 

- Individuals are to minimize travel, other than essential (work, food, medical services) travel.

The full EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 20-12 can be read by clicking on the link.

Failure to comply with these restrictions may result in a Class C Misdemeanor charge.

School closures will continue through April 28, 2020.

"Abnormal Market Disruption" has been declared for items such as toilet paper and hand sanitizer. This is to avoid price gouging.

Updated information on new State requirements can be found on the Governor's press releases page.

Updates from the Oregon Health Authority can be found HERE.  A link to sign up for updates is available on this site as well.

If you or someone you know are unable to obtain necessary supplies and are in need of assistance, please contact the Knights of Columbus.

Knights of Columbus- Offering Help to our communities

The St. Anthony Council Knights of Columbus is offering to help those in our community that for whatever reason are unable to access necessary supplies during this challenging, unprecedented time.  They may be self-quarantined, quarantined by a doctor, or otherwise unable to shop for supplies.  Or, they may be unable to find critical supplies they need for their family, such as baby formula, paper products, etc.  We know that some of you are already getting help from friends, family, and neighbors – that is a blessing!  We also know that some of you don’t have that support or have struggled to find it – the Knights are here to support you. 

We are offering to help where we can:

·  Do grocery store pickup and delivery. Some local stores are accepting orders online and by phone – we will pick them up and deliver them.


·  Round up hard-to-find supplies and deliver them.  We know stores are temporarily out of many common items.  There are people in the community with excess supplies, and they are willing to share them with families that need them.

If you, or someone you know, needs such assistance, please contact us.

If you, or someone you know, has extra supplies that you can spare (I think we all know the critical items that are now hard to find), please contact us.

How to contact us:

1.    Through your local parish

2.    By phone – 503.765.5738

3.    By email –

4.    By Facebook - @kofc2439,



posted Dec 23, 2015, 10:36 AM by Stacie Cook   [ updated Oct 13, 2016, 10:44 AM ]

In the event of high water resulting in residents needing sand bags, the City of Mill City has sand and sand bags available. Both are available by contacting Mill City Public Works at 503-930-8256.

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