CREDIT CARDS NOW ACCEPTED
For sewer payments & permit fees. Please call 360-295-3222 to make a payment.
                                        Website link 
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City of Vader
Remote Meeting Access*

City Council
Next Meeting: Thurs 1/14  6:00 p.m.

Planning Committee
Next Meeting:
 Thurs 1/21 6:00 p.m.

Park Board
Next Meeting:
 Wed 1/20 6:00p.m.

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Council Meeting Documents posted on this website:
    City Council: Agendas 2021
    City Council: Minutes 2021
    Municipal Reference Library:  City Council Packets 2021
 

For the latest Covid-19 Update


 Lewis County Division of Emergency Services

351 NW. North Street, Chehalis, WA 98532
DEM@lewiscountywa.gov 
                          Phone: (360) 740-11 Follow us on Twitter @LCDEM
NEWS RELEASE
News Release No. 1 Date:  January 12, 2021
Andy Caldwell, Deputy Direct
Phone: (360) 740-11
Rivers Rising – DEM Sandbag Station is Open
The National Weather Service weather forecast calls for the possibility of local flooding beginning late tonight or early tomorrow.
“With the increased rainfall, the Lewis County Emergency Management Self-service Sandbag Station is open” states Emergency Management Deputy Director Andy Caldwell.  “The Sandbag Station will continue to be open Monday through Friday (8:00-5:00) as long as rivers are on the rise.”

Shovels and materials on how to fill sandbags and properly stack them is available at the location. The Self-service Sandbag Station is located on the corner of Main Street and Cascade Avenue (Law & Justice Center parking lot, SE Corner).

The City of Centralia also has sandbagging available at the parking lot on the corner of Maple and Pearl. If severe weather conditions persist and other rivers exceed their banks, additional sandbag locations throughout the county may be opened.
Safety – Monitoring Messages:
Don’t drive through flood covered roads.  Obey road signs/barricades.
Citizens can monitor river forecasts on the Emergency Management page on the County website at:   
www.lewiscountywa.gov/departments/emergency-management then click on the “River Readings” link on 
the left of the screen.
The National Weather Service has a link to 53 different ways to receive forecasts and warnings at:  www.weather.gov/subscribe.

The Lewis County Emergency Management has a variety of preparedness materials available for 
citizens.  Call (360) 740-1151 for an appointment.

LACAMAS CREEK
BRIDGE OPENED 9/23/2020!

Winter Storm Information
Find current updates on winter storms and flooding.

River conditions: http://rivers.lewiscountywa.gov/#/

Roads conditions: https://roads.lewiscountywa.gov  

Lewis County Alert: www.lewiscountywa.gov (click on the Lewis County Alert icon at the bottom right-hand side of the page)

Department of Homeland Security’s preparedness tips: https://Ready.gov    s

Disaster preparedness: https://lewiscountywa.gov/emergency-management/emergency-preparedness

River gauges: https://lewiscountywa.gov/emergency-management/2018-river-gage-information

GIS website: https://gis.lewiscountywa.gov/webmap/


 

Providence Medical Group will be conducting a drive-through clinic to vaccinate workers who are categorized as Phase 1a and Community members in Phase 1B on Sunday, January 24 at the SW Washington Fairgrounds, 1909 S. Gold Street, Centralia.

YOU MUST PRE-REGISTER USING THE LINK BELOW TO RECEIVE A VACCINE APPOINTMENT TIME.

Phase 1a, as defined by the WA State Department of Health, includes the following:

  • Workers in health care settings (Bring Employee ID or PhaseFinder Eligibility)
  • High-risk first responders (Bring Employee ID or PhaseFinder Eligibility)

Phase B1 , as defined by the WA State Department of Health, includes the following:

  • 65 and older (Bring Photo ID or PhaseFinder Eligibility)
  • 50+ Living in Multi-generational Household (3 Generations or Grandparent living with Grandchildren) (Bring PhaseFinder Eligibility)

Please bring your PhotoID, Phasefinder Eligibility, and/ or Proof of Healthcare-Worker Status.

Not sure what phase you’re in? Check your vaccine eligibility at FindYourPhaseWA.org.

 If you meet the above criteria, you can use the below link to schedule an appointment for COVID Vaccine.

We currently have a limited number of vaccines/appointments. 

 SW PMG MASS VACCINE CLINICS: Lewis County (signupgenius.com)

 Please use only ONE sign up slot for each person that qualifies for vaccine.




City of Vader: providing
 free masks for our citizens
Available at City Hall Monday thru Thursday 9am til 3pm. (closed for lunch Noon til 1:00pm)


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Introducing www.LewisCountyTogether.com, where you can find out about what's open in Lewis County as well as get community resources, business services, job openings and more.


CITY OF VADER CARES Act
Little Falls Loot was a great success for our local businesses! 94% of the vouchers issued to the citizens of Vader were redeemed!

Vader City Council Ratifies
Declaration of Emergency 3/18/20 Special Meeting
Governor's Proclamation 20-28:
 Open Public Meetings and Public Records Act
  • Summary of Proclamation 20-28. This proclamation temporarily prohibits in-person contacts with the public that are required by the Open Public Meetings Act (OPMA) (RCW 42.30) and the Public Records Act (PRA) (RCW 42.56), suspending some statutory language that would require such contacts.  This proclamation also temporarily suspends the PRA’s (Public Records Act) requirements for agencies to respond to PRA requests for public records within five business days from receipt, and to maintain business hours for public inspection and copying of records for a minimum of 30 hours per week.  It is effective from March 24, 2020 until midnight, April 23, 2020, unless extended beyond that date. Please read the proclamation for details and to see the list of citations to the specific OPMA and PRA statutes or portions of statutes that are temporarily suspended. 
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City Hall is wheelchair accessible however, if you have special needs, please contact city staff in advance at 360-295-3222 for special arrangements.

 
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Click here to view 2020 Budget documents.

2021 Animal License Tags

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Now Available at City Hall


Wastewater Treatment Plant Updates

 Vader WWTP NEPA

City of Vader Earns Risk Management Safety Award

At the October 13, 2020, RMSA Annual Meeting, RMSA recognized the risk management efforts of its members that contributed to an improvement in their liability loss experience over the past year, via four different award categories. The awards acknowledge the hard work and dedication RMSA’s members put into proactively managing their risks and keeping their communities safe.  

AWC RMSA Program Manager Harlan Stientjes stated that “the daily operations of running a municipal entity are complex, but actively managing risks helps keep municipalities running effectively, efficiently, and promotes stronger, more resilient communities. AWC RMSA commends City of Vader for its dedication to good risk management practices by recognizing it as one of this year’s Safety Award winners.”

RMSA members share in the costs of coverage and losses. The efforts of any member in preventing or reducing risk can affect the cost of risk for all members. Risk reduction and proactive risk management efforts benefit the membership as a whole by keeping loss experience low, positively impacting costs, and attracting more favorable insuring partners. 

The AWC Risk Management Service Agency (RMSA) is a municipal risk pool protecting the employees, assets, and officials of 102 of Washington’s cities, towns, and special purpose districts from property and liability risks and cost. RMSA strives to solve problems before they happen and protect its members’ futures when they do. https://wacities.org/ 


The City is updating its Shoreline Management Plan

Check out the Municipal Reference Library to follow the Update.

VADER CITY HALL
317 Eighth Street
PO Box 189
Vader, WA 98593
360-295-3222
vadercity@centurylink.net

City Hall Regular Business Hours:
Monday - Thursday
9 a.m. -3 p.m.
(Closed from 12 p.m. - 1 p.m. for lunch.)
Friday - Sunday
Closed
Closed in observance of all legal holidays.

Vader Newsletters: A City Connected
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Emergency Preparedness
Do you and your family know what to do if a disaster 
happens in your community?
Click here to find out how you can keep your family safe and connected during an emergency event. 
Additional emergency preparedness information is available for free at Vader City Hall. Stop by Mon-Thur
 from 9am-Noon and 1-3pm to browse the available information.




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