City of Donald, Oregon
  10710 Main Street N.E.
P.O. Box 388
Donald, OR 97020
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Welcome to the beautiful and quaint town of Donald, Oregon. The City has a rich history in agriculture, industry, business, and family. Sometime during the period of 1840 to 1860 Donald was first settled by farmers and loggers from the Midwest. By the early 1900’s Donald was a main station for the Oregon Electric Railway. From its railway heritage is how the city’s name came about. The City was named after R.L. Donald who was an official of the construction company that built the railway. The railroad in Donald is heavily used today. Donald became an incorporated city December 6, 1912 and 2012 marked the City’s 100th anniversary.

The City is located 24 miles south of Portland and 27 miles north of Salem in the stunning Willamette Valley. Champoeg State Heritage Park, which is one of the State of Oregon’s most notable landmarks, is just four miles west. Six miles east of town is Wes Lematta Field at Aurora State Airport, Oregon’s third busiest airport. Donald’s unique location provides easy
access to some of Oregon’s biggest cities and attractions while remaining a small rural community.

Click here to find maps about the layout of the Donald Hazelnut Festival

The Budget will go to the City Council on June 9, 2015 for final approval. At this meeting there will be a public hearing, which is an opportunity for the public to speak about their concerns or issues in regards to the Budget before it is voted on by the Council, and becomes the “Adopted Budget for Fiscal Year 2015-2016”. Here is a copy of the budget and here is a copy of the LB-1

At the June 9, 2015 Council meeting there will be a public hearing on the Donald Development Code Changes. Click here to see the notice (final notice to paper published LA-2015-02…). Click here to see the proposed changes to the Donald Development Code. The public has the opportunity to provide written testimony to City Hall prior to 4pm on June 9 or to come to the meeting at 6:45pm on June 9 to make oral testimony to the Council.

Congratulations!Donald Public Works Director Receives Wastewater Operator of the Year for the State of Oregon - Alonso Limones, Donald Public Works Director was recently named Wastewater Operator of the Year by the Oregon Association of Water Utilities (OAWU). The annual award’s purpose is to acknowledge and honor an individual who regular goes above the call of duty. A press release from OAWU said Limones was recognized for his professionalism, performance, attitude and care for the city of Donald’s wastewater system. The award was presented during the awards banquet at the OAWU’s annual conference.

Update on North Marion High School National Art Society Mural Project:The students are scheduled to being painting the mural on June 15th and to keep working away at the project until the Hazelnut Festival on July 11th.

Call for Historic Pictures: Recently, an Old City Hall Committee formed to address the issues surrounding this building. They are collecting public feedback and will have a table at the Open House for you to give your opinion on the matter. The group would like to ask if anyone has old pictures of the building to please share a copy. You are welcome to bring your pictures to the new City Hall, 10710 Main Street and staff will make a photocopy for the Committee. Thank you for your help!

For water or sewer emergencies please call 503-301-6479 and leave your name, address, and phone number. This is a 24 hour paging system to alert the public works department to your need.

Useful Links
Turn on Water and Sewer Form (English / Spanish)
Shut off Water and Sewer Form
Water and Sewer Account Information Change Form
Welcome To Donald: Contact Phone Numbers and Addresses
Marion County Phone Numbers
Walking Map of Donald

View the Utility Billing Flyer by clicking here
Application for water reimbursement (English / Spanish)

Feedback Form: The City always appreciates hearing from citizens. If you have any comments or suggestions please fill out this form and return it to City Hall


  Upcoming Events:
  June 2015
  Tuesday 9: City Council Meeting at 6:45pm
  Sunday 14: Flag Day
  Monday 15: Water/Sewer Bills Due
  Tuesday 16: 48 Hour notices posted for delinquent water/sewer accounts
  Sunday 21: Father’s Day
  Monday 22: Water/sewer late fees applied at 8am
  Thursday 25: Regular meeting of the Planning Commission 6:45pm
  Monday 29: Street Sweeper, please move cars off streets
  City Council Agenda for June 2015 Click Here

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10710 Main Street NE Donald, OR 97020