Tag Archives: City Council

Hoquiam to consider ban on sale and use of fireworks

Hoquiam fireworks

The City of Hoquiam is considering a ban on the sale and discharge of fireworks. Councilman Darrin Moir brought the motion forward at their Monday meeting “I’d like to make a motion asking our City Attorney to draft an ordinance

Hoquiam council passes on marijuana laws, again

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The Hoquiam city council failed to adopt any of 4 proposed ordinances last night, “OK Fellas, let’s do something. We’re a deliberative body and we’re supposed to make decisions.” Mayor Jack Durney expressed some frustration after the council failed to pass

New home construction to begin in East Hoquiam, Summerhaven is also hiring

Summerhaven Homes LLC meets Mayor Jack Durney

There’s some new developers at Summerhaven in East Hoquiam, Mayor Jack Durney told his city council last night “They have brought contractors down interested in investing and building some houses. It’s the first – really substantial housing development in Hoquiam

“Swift and Certain” punishment model shines in Hoquiam City Jail

Hoquiam Police Department

The Hoquiam City Jail is doing well, and after being closed for almost 10 years it could become a showcase for the State Department of Corrections. About 2 years ago, their “Swift and Certain” punishment model needed a jail for

Hoquiam firefighters rally for support

Hoquiam Firefighters Local 315 rally for support

Hoquiam Fire Fighters are taking to the streets for support,  Local 315 President Doug Stankevich tells us they’re worried about response times and safety after recent reductions in staffing were announced earlier this month. Stankevich is standing with about 30

Graffiti could be added to list of public nuisances in Aberdeen

Aberdeen Graffiti

Some graffiti will soon be a crime in Aberdeen, unless you get the property owner’s permission. The city council this week held the first reading of a bill amending their public nuisance code, Police Chief Bob Torgerson said this morning

Discussion but no action on crude by rail at Aberdeen Council meeting

Port of Grays Harbor ariel view

Any plans to streamline crude oil exports through Grays Harbor are beginning to come off the rails, at a slow and safe speed. The Aberdeen city council last night discussed the potential impacts of crude oil exports, but they did

Hoquiam City Council split 6-6, declines Marijuana zoning ordinance

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The clouds almost parted over Hoquiam’s moratorium on marijuana businesses last night, as the city council adopted their revised zoning ordinance that would have allowed state licensed stores in some areas on a close 7-5 vote. But then they rejected

Aberdeen and Hoquiam discussing merger of Fire Departments

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Aberdeen and Hoquiam have begun exploring the process of consolidation their fire and paramedic services, Aberdeen Mayor Bill Simpson told his city council last night “Over the last couple of weeks we have been meeting with [Hoquiam City Administrator] Brian

Aberdeen City Council public comment period

Aberdeen City Council (first) public comment period of 4/09/2014 Ken Dawson addresses the council and Mayor Pro-tem Pete Schave   Aberdeen City Council (second) public comment period of 4/09/2014 Gilbert Myers talks about concerns on think of me hill, then