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Environmental evaluation for proposed Chehalis River flood reduction project ready for review
Comment period closes April 27

Application for REDUCED UTILITY RATES: See the Utilities Link above*

Adopt and Paint a Hydrant
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Contest ended but adoptions & painting continue

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Jan 2020, City Guide for News and Outreach
Dec 2019, City Guide for News and Outreach
Nov 2019, City Guide for News and Outreach
Oct 2019, City Guide for News and Outreach


2000 Census showed Ocean Shores population at 3,795
2010 Census showed Ocean Shores population at 5,569
2019 over 6,490
That's an increase of about 64% over 18 years!

S&P City Bond Rating:
General Obligation Bond Rating
Special Assessments Bond Rating

Quick Stats:
(2012 vs 2018)

WSDOT Traffic count:                     3.6 M to 4.89 M =   35.8% increase
Housing Starts per year:                 33 to 151  = 358% increase

Days of No Rain (and Rain) 2019

Building and Planning Permit Numbers through Feb 2020
(2019, 2018, 2017 and 2016 for comparison)

Police Statistics through Jan 2020
2019, 2018, 2017 2016 2015 2013 2011 for comparison)

Fire Statistics through Jan 2020
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