Pedestrian crossing, tsunami ‘vertical evacuation’ site on tonight’s agenda

Will OS City Council approve and move forward on these big projects? Pt. Brown pedestrian crossing cost: $230,000 (grants cover most, city pays $48,000). City of Ocean Shores Tsunami Vertical Evacuation Project cost: just under $4.8 million (grants cover about $4.1 million, city pays the rest). *Even if everything is approved and goes according to schedule, it would not be complete untilContinue reading “Pedestrian crossing, tsunami ‘vertical evacuation’ site on tonight’s agenda”

Clarification on hiring

Mayor Jon Martin’s statement last night and context. What he said: “Human Resources is in the hiring process for the Police Administrative assistant, the Police Records Clerk and a Code Enforcement Officer. We will have a new Police Officer starting March 1, 2022 which will bring the Police Department to fully staffed. The EMT andContinue reading “Clarification on hiring”

Mayor: more cops, firefighters, houses coming

During his report to council, Mayor Jon Martin said the city is planning to hire several police officers and firefighters…and that, in 2021, the city processed more than 2,000 building permits, with 239 or those for houses. A few dozen more already this year…Get ready to meet your new neighbors…

“Golf Course Report” on the OS City Council agenda tonight

6. Ocean Shores Golf Course Report        Presented by: Ocean Shores Golf Course Inc, Curt Zander Also a few appointments: “Mayor to appoint Brian Bachman to the Planning Commission with Council consensus. “Mayor to appoint Craig Houston to the Parks Board with Council consensus.”