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.

Annexation Public Hearing:
On September 29, 2014 at 6:45pm there will be a Public Hearing Held in regards to an Annexation: Consent By Property Owners According to ORS 222.125 and ORS 222.120: 21256 Butteville Road, Donald OR 97020. Please review the following documents for more information. Public Hearings allow for the general public to speak about the proposal. The Donald City Council will vote on an ordinance in regards to this annexation on October 14 at 6:45 pm.
Staff Report
Legal Description

Donald Holiday Band and Choir
Mayor Daroll Nicholson is recruiting members for the Donald Holiday Band and Choir. If you are interested please sign up at City Hall or email the Mayor at He will be setting up practices. The band and choir preform at the annual tree lighting ceremony. The date for this event will be announced shortly.

A ballot drop off box is available at City Hall for the November 2014 General Election. On Election Night, November 4, 2014 the Donald Ballot Box will remain open until 8 pm. This year there are four individuals running for local office: Daroll Nicholson (Mayor position, 2 year term), and Dave Hetrick (City Council position, 4 year term), Abby Hungate (City Council) and Fred Hartley.

Old City Hall
At the September Donald City Council meeting the Council voted to initiate the process for selling the building and land.

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
Shut off Water and Sewer Form
Water and Sewer Account Information Change Form
Donald Contact Information for Outside Agencies
Marion County Phone Numbers
Walking Map of Donald

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:
  Tuesday, October 14: City Council Meeting @ 6:45 p.m.
  Wednesday, October 15: Water/Sewer Bills Due
  Thursday, October 23: Planning Commission Meeting @ 6:45 p.m.
  Monday, October 27: Water/Sewer Bills Late Fees Applied @ 8 a.m.
  Monday, October 27: Street Sweeper early a.m. Please move cars off city streets
  Tuesday, November 4: Election Day – City Hall Voter Ballot Box Open Until 8 p.m.
  Tuesday, November 11: City Offices Closed for Observation of Veteran’s Day
  Wednesday, November 12: City Council Meeting @ 6:45 p.m.
  Saturday, November 15: Water/Sewer Bills Due
  Monday, November 24: Street Sweeper – cleans public streets. Please move your vehicles.
  Thursday, November 27: City Offices Closed for Thanksgiving
  Friday, November 28: City Offices Closed

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10710 Main Street NE Donald, OR 97020