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Upcoming Dates and Events

All library and citywide event dates and times are subject to change without notice. Contact the City of Echo at (541) 376-8411 or at the number(s) listed to confirm dates and times.

Additional event information can be found in The Echo city newsletter. The Echo is published twelve times a year and is a source of timely news about the city's issues, planning and events. Visit our publication page to view current and past issues.
 

Mar
16

Echo Red to Red Rescheduled

Saturday, March 16
11:00 am

Snowy weather made it necessary to move the Echo Red to Red XC Mountain Bike Race to Saturday, March 16. The race will still start on Main and Dupont Streets at 11:00 am.

This is the 11th year for the event which remains one of the largest in the Pacific NW and the first of the OBRA season. More information is available on the Red to Red Facebook page or the Official Red to Red site.

Echo Red to Red
111 W Main Street
Echo, Oregon 97826
(509) 371-3303
 

Mar
25

City of Echo

City Administrator-Recorder
Apply by March 25

The City of Echo, Oregon is seeking applicants for the City Administrator-Recorder's position. The City Administrator reports directly to the Mayor and City Council. The City Administrator acts as budget officer, elections officer and library director. The full job description is available upon request.

Experience and Education
A Bachelor's Degree in public administration, business administration, or equivalent field or five (5) years experience in public administration, business administration or equivalent field. Any combination of experience and education which provides the level of required knowledge and abilities may be considered. Candidate should also be able to:

1. Demonstrate competency in verbal and written communication.
2. Knowledge of municipal and administrative laws and procedures.
3. Ability to work as part of a team and leadership and personnel management skills.

City Organization
The City operates under the Weak Mayor system with a mayor elected every two years and six council members at-large elected for 4 year terms. The current budget is $4.1 million, but $2.8 million of that amount is for an upgrade to wastewater system. The General Fund budget is $305,000. There are 4.75 FTE employees. Departments include Golf Course, Library, Water, Sewer, Street, Park and Trees. Law Enforcement is contracted through the City of Stanfield. The library is operated through funding from and an agreement with the Umatilla County Special Library District.

Salary-Compensation
Dependent upon experience $40,000 to $65,000. Benefits include: PERS; 10 days sick leave per year; 11.5 paid holidays and five days vacation after one year of employment with a cap of 20 days per year; Employee insurance coverage for health, vision, and dental. Life Insurance $9000. Family coverage will be an option.

Ideal Candidate
The city is seeking a candidate who can appreciate the community pride and history and be interested in continuing efforts to maintain and enhance Echo per the community's goals. The city is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Closing
March 25, 4:30 pm. Completed application and resume required. Call (541) 376-8411 for application form and job description.

Echo City Hall
20 S. Bonanza Street
Echo, Oregon
 

Mar
27

Chester's Food Pantry

Wednesday, March 27
4:00 pm

Chester’s Food Pantry, a project of Echo Kiwanis honoring the late Chester Prior, is open the last Wednesday of each month at the Echo Masonic Lodge. Join us Wednesday, March 27 from 4:00 to 5:00 pm at the Echo Masonic Lodge.

Echo Masonic Lodge
20 S. Dupont Street
Echo, Oregon
 

Apr
18

Echo Tree Fair

Thursday, April 18
12:35 am

This year the City of Echo will celebrate its 30th year as a Tree City USA, Oregon's smallest. This is considered a landmark anniversary. As such we would like to do something special to commemorate it.

Among the activities, join us for the annual Tree Fair on Thursday, April 18 at 12:35 pm. Echo Elementary students will travel between tree stations and the public is welcome to attend. Stations include: tree-related storytime, fire fighting and forest fires, tree art and posters, bark rubbings, award presentations and drawings, Fort Henrietta Park break and refreshments.

Fort Henrietta Park
10 W. Main Street
Echo, Oregon
 

Apr
27

All City Yard Sale & Flea Market

Saturday, April 27
9:00 am

If you are planning to have a yard sale during Echo's All City Yard Sale and Flea Market on April 27, there will be a sign up sheet at city hall. Those signing up will have their sales on the map and will be listed free of charge in ad-vertising for the event.

The market will include downtown, in and around the park, and on Bridge Street. A map of all yard sales around town will also be printed and made available.

Brie has added an All City Yard Sale & Flea Market page on Facebook. Please contact her through that page for more information.

Wild Bleu Yonder Boutique
200 W. Main Street
Echo, Oregon
 

ECHO ANNUAL EVENTS

Adventure to Americana

Echo's Red to Red Cross Country Cycle Race heads our growing list of annual events held throughout the community.

Annual Events, Echo Oregon

Click below to learn more about Echo's annual celebrations and events including upcoming dates and times.