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OCEAN SHORES



The City Council meets at 6 pm every second and fourth Monday at the Ocean Shores Convention Center. Agendas and Minutes, and Digital Recordings of meetings are available online. You may also listen to the meetings live on KOSW 91.3 FM. From time to time the Council has additional special meetings, study sessions, and the like. Notification of regular meetings and special meetings are posted at the Post Office, the Library, the Police Station, the  Fire Station, and on the website link here.

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Grays Harbor County Multi-Jurisdiction
Hazard Mitigation Plan Community Survey*
Please help our Emergency Management
Gather Citizen Information on Emergencies in OS

NOTICE OF AVAILABILITY AND PUBLIC COMMENT FOR THE DRAFT
2045 Regional Transportation Plan -Existing Conditions Chapter
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Cowlitz-Wahkiakum Council of Governments (CWCOG) invites the public to comment on the draft 2045 Regional Transportation Plan (RTP), Existing Conditions Chapter until December 19th, 2017.
This document is available at the links below:
Chapter 4 -  https://www.dropbox.com/s/dbjxijnu2n1mkwk/DRAFT%202045RTP%20Ch%204%20Ex%20Transportation%20Conditions.pdf?dl=0
Chapter 4 Appendix - https://www.dropbox.com/s/ml3ubic5n9hdaka/DRAFT%20Chapter%204%20Appendix.pdf?dl=0

Ocean Shores Shoreline Master Program: Comprehensive Update*
Public Comment Requested - January 16, 2018 to February 15, 2018 at 5:00 p.m.

Marine Spacial Planning Draft Document
Comments Due Dec. 12, 2017
Online Comments
Comments by mail to:
Jennifer Hennessey
Department of Ecology
PO Box 47600
Olympia, WA 98504-7600

Link to 2018 LTAC Proposals

Draft Ocean Shores Parks Plan

Utility Billing Home Page

Ambulance Utility Cost of Service
and Rate Study 11/2/17

December Hydrant Flushing Notice and Map

Pt. Brown Sidewalk Project Option D
(with bike and sidewalk callouts)

2017 Ocean Shores City Profile

City Talk
Episode 1: Transportation Benefit District
A discussion.
Episode 2: Fire/EMS Introductions
Overview

Jobs Available
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UPCOMING CITY PUBLIC EVENTS and SPECIAL MEETINGS

Dec 11, 2017 Ambulance Utility Public Hearing
Early in the Regular Council Meeting
6 pm Ocean Shores Convention Center

INFORMATION and IMPORTANT LINKS

Disaster Preparedness Information and Go-Kit List
(for you and your pets) plus an online Presentation Recommended by GH County

Citizen Water Hazard Report Form for reporting downed trees and other hazards in canals or lakes. Please send completed form to Alicia Bridges (see bottom of fillable page for email and mailing address).

REPORTS

2017 Annual Drinking Water Quality Report

2015 Water Use Efficiency Report

CITY DATA

2000 Census showed Ocean Shores population at 3,795
2017 Dept of Revenue estimates our population at 6,055
That's an increase of about 60% over 17 years!

Quick stats:
(2012 vs 2016)
Visitors per year:                  3.6 M to 4.8 M =   32% increase
Lodging Tax fund: $731,143 to $975,558 =   33% increase
Housing starts per year:              33 to 79  = 139% increase
Business gross sales:   $80 M to $120 M =   50% increase
General Fund revenues:  $5.9 M to 6.6 M =   12% increase
General Fund uses:             $4.3 M to 5 M  =   15.5% increase
City debt:                              $54 M to $39 M =   27.8% decrease
Interfund loan debt:    $2.2 M to $365,565 =   81.7% decrease
Congratulations, Ocean Shores!

Current Stats:

Days of No Rain (and Rain)

Building and Planning Permit Numbers through Nov 2017
(2016 for comparison)

Police Statistics through Sept 2017
(2016 2015 2013 2011 for comparison)
We removed the monthly cleared crimes, but kept the running total for that column

Fire Statistics through Sept 2017
(2016 for comparison)

Traffic Counter Stats

City Website Activity:
Total searches for November 2017  = 266
Top Keywords searched and # of searches: 
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