December 2020

Douglas County Virtual Tree Lighting Program
This year, the Douglas County Tree Lighting Ceremony was held virtually on Facebook. To view the video click HERE.
Commission Vacancies

The City is looking for interested applicants to join the Planning Commission, Airport Commission, and Budget Committee. For a copy of the applications, please click the links below.

Airport Commission Application
Planning Commission Application
Budget Committee
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Take it Slow this Holiday Season

The Roseburg Police Department asks the public to take it slow while traveling for the holidays.

Speed trailers are being deployed on select streets to promote safe driving during the holidays.

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Vehicle Camping Pilot Program

The City has created a pilot program that will temporarily allow private property owners to operate a vehicle camping site. For details about the program, please download a copy of the application form and rules.

Vehicle Camping Program Form
Vehicle Camping Program Rules

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Couple Finds Peace at Home this Holiday Season

Learn about how one couple got a hand up from Peace at Home and is now on the path to home ownership.

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Middle Housing Choices Coming Soon

The Community Development Department has formed a Strategic Advisory Committee (SAC) to address the changes coming from House Bill 2001, which creates more middle housing opportunities for Oregonians.
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New Wildlife Kiosk at Stewart Park Nature Pond

The Parks and Recreation Division is excited to unveil its new interpretive kiosk. The kiosk, which details native wildlife species in the area, is located in the Stewart Park Natural Area Pond.
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Winter Reading Program
Sit by the fire with a cup of egg nog and enjoy a good book. Get into the reading spirit by participating in the Library's Winter Reading Program.
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What to Do When the Power Goes Out

Winter is here, and winter storms bring the potential for cold weather as well as power outages due to heavy winds and snow battering our area. The Roseburg Fire Department has created a list of tips to help you in case the lights go out.
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The City of Roseburg receives daily updates from Douglas County on COVID-19 cases. To read the latest updates, please visit our COVID-19 Page Here.
Relief Programs
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Employment Opportunities
The City of Roseburg is currently hiring for the following positions:

Police Officer - Lateral - Open Until Filled
Police Officer - Basic Entry - Open Until Filled

To apply for a position with the City, please download and fill out an official Employment Application. Completed applications can be mailed to City Hall, emailed to, or hand-delivered to the City Administration office.
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Upcoming Public Meetings

Middle Housing SAC Open House - December 8, 2020
Public Works Commission - December 10, 2020
City Council Meeting - December 14, 2020
Library Commission - December 15, 2020
Historic Resource Review Commission - December 16, 2020
Airport Commission - December 17, 2020

All public meetings are being held virtually to comply with State guidelines. These meeting schedules are subject to change. Please be sure to visit the City's website to confirm meeting dates and times. For copies of Council meeting agendas, please visit our Council Agenda Page.
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Holiday Closures
The City of Roseburg will be closed on the following upcoming holidays.

Christmas Eve - December 24, 2020
Christmas Day - December 25, 2020
New Years Day - January 1, 2020

Public Safety staff will continue to respond to emergency and non-emergency calls during the holiday closures.

Have a happy and safe holiday season!
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