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WELCOME TO THE CITY OF
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.

HOT TOPICS (* new)

COUNTY DRAFT HAZARD MITIGATION PLAN
AVAILABLE FOR PUBLIC REVIEW AND COMMENT

Residential home starts across GH County
(enlarge to 50% or more for best viewing)

Fresh Waterways Newsletter*

2017 and 2018 CITY PROJECTS

Free Individual Tax Preparation Assistance from the AARP at the Library
Begins Feb 1st 10am-2pm every Tuesday & Thursday through April 12th.
No business taxes, first come - first served

2017 Ocean Shores City Profile

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

JOBS AVAILABLE
None

UPCOMING CITY PUBLIC EVENTS and SPECIAL MEETINGS

HYDRANT FLUSHING Notice and Map
April  10th and 11th Ocean Lake Way to Pacific Blvd. NW
Apri  24th and 25th Pacific Blvd. NW to Chance a la Mer

ANNUAL SPRING CLEANUP NOTICE
April 24 - 26

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).

Links from the Tsunami Road Show*

The U.S. National Tsunami Warning Center issues tsunami information for the continental U.S. and Canada. They have a Twitter account where they post official notices at https://twitter.com/NWS_NTWC
You can follow their account on Twitter. However, if you do not have a Twitter account, you can still follow the account via text messages.  For tsunami notifications, send a text message to 40404 with the words "Follow NWS_NTWC" as the message. You can also sign up for emails at tsunami-information-ioc@lists.unesco.org

Grays Harbor Emergency Management also issued alerts that you can opt into. To do by signing up here: http://www.co.grays-harbor.wa.us/departments/emergency_management/DEMNotificationRequest.php

For more preparedness tips about tsunamis and to view information about vertical evacuation structures, visit https://mil.wa.gov/tsunami

For preparedness tips and to download material from the tsunami workshop, visit https://mil.wa.gov/preparedness

For an interactive geology map, visit https://www.dnr.wa.gov/geologyportal

For geologic hazard maps, visit https://www.dnr.wa.gov/programs-and-services/geology/geologic-hazards/geologic-hazard-maps

For tsunami information, visit https://www.tsunami.gov

Preparedness and Emergency Information: https://twitter.com/waEMD & https://www.facebook.com/washemd

REPORTS

Pt. Brown Sidewalks Planning Study Report Mar 2018*

Washington Surveying and Rating Bureau Report 2016*
ISO Rating for Fire Insurance

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 2017)
Visitors per year:                  3.6 M to 4.85 M =   34% increase
Housing starts per year:                 33 to 105  = 318% increase
Congratulations, Ocean Shores!

Current Stats:

Days of No Rain (and Rain)

Building and Planning Permit Numbers through Mar 2018
(2017 and 2016 for comparison)

Police Statistics through Feb 2018
(2017 2016 2015 2013 2011 for comparison)

Fire Statistics through Mar 2018
(2016 and 2017 for comparison)

Traffic Counter Stats

Top Keywords searched and # of searches: 
City Website Activity:
Total searches for March 2018  = 62
Most frequent: 4 Project, 3 transportation, 3 ambulance,
3 city, 3 carry, 3 building, 3 sale






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Police
Non-emergency Tel:  360-533-8765
Business Tel:  360-289-3331

Fire/EMS
Non-emergency Tel:  360-289-3611

Water System Emergencies
Tel: 360-289-4210 M - F / 8 - 4
Tel: 360-533-8765 Nights & Weekends

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