A Special Mayoral Election held for the City of Lincoln City Mayor. The election is for the remaining term for Mayor, expiring December 31, 2022. The deadline to file with the City is March 11, 2021. You must be a resident of the City for the previous six months. Applications can be obtained by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Forms SEL 101 and SEL 121 must be submitted. Election deadline is May 18, 2021. Deadline to file with the County for the Voter’s Pamphlet is March 22, 2021 You can access the SEL forms on the City’s website. If you have questions, please email the City Recorder at email@example.com or by calling 541-996-1203.
Visit the County’s Public Health webpage for the most up-to-date information.
Lincoln County will host a Short Term Rental Public Workshop tomorrow, Jan 20th at 6pm via Zoom. The Board of Commissioners adopted Ordinance #487, #490 and #509 to establish conditions for the operation of short term rentals of dwelling units located within the unincorporated areas of Lincoln County and to implement a licensing program to ensure compliance with those standards. Visit the County’s website at the for more information, Zoom info, workshop agenda and to submit public comment.
Today Governor Kate Brown announced that states will not be receiving increased shipments of vaccines from the national stockpile next week, because there is no federal reserve doses. The lack of vaccine doses causes a 2 week delay. More information and the full media release is available here.
Effective December 31, 2020, there is one vacancy on the Budget Committee. The vacancy requires that the applicant be a city resident. Applications may be obtained on the City’s Website or by contacting the City Recorder at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 541-996-1203. Applications must be submitted no later than February 5, 2021 by 5:00pm for consideration at the City Council meeting scheduled for February 22, 2021.
Lincoln County Public Health and County Emergency Management are inviting members of the pubic who are interested in volunteering for upcoming COVID-19 vaccination clinics to register now. The clinics are still in the planning stages, but a list of available volunteers is being developed now. If members of the public have an interest in helping, please submit your request by clicking here.
Examples of positions needed are: Medical professionals who can give vaccinations, Data Entry, Clinic Support, Patient support and monitoring, Interpretation (Spanish, Mam, Kanjobal, etc.), set up and tear down of clinic.
Questions? Please email or call 541-265-0621 LincolnCoCallCenter@co.lincoln.or.us
The Oregon Health Authority’s Public Health Division has broken down the COVID-19 Cases by zip code and can be accessed here.
Oregon’s COVID-19 County Risk Levels can be viewed here.
Oregon’s Current Mask Requirements can be viewed here.
Need to find a testing site in Oregon? Click here.
Vaccines Administered in Oregon and Vaccine Information click here.
Lincoln County Public Health and County Emergency Management are in the process of contacting eligible Phase 1A agencies to receive their COVID-19 vaccine. However, due to the extensive listing of the eligible agencies in Phase 1A, County Public Health is canvasing the entire county to make sure that they are aware of the vaccine distribution process and the steps they need to take to participate. If you or your agency meet the following criteria for Phase 1A and have NOT been contacted by Lincoln County Public Health or County Emergency Management, then you ae encouraged to complete the on-line Lincoln County vaccine needs assessment survey as soon as possible.
Phase 1A Groups include the following:
Hospitals and Urgent Care Clinics, Long-term care facilities, Emergency Medical Services Providers and other first responders, Hospice programs, Mobile Crisis Care and related services, Secure transport, Correction facilities, Outpatient medical care services, Integrative Health Services (massage, acupuncture, chiropractic, etc.), In-Home care services (agency and independent licensed workers), Day Treatment services, Non-emergency medical transport, Public Health, Death care workers, Medical Clinics- Dental, Vision, General Practice Providers and Educational Facilities (teachers, support staff and daycare).
For questions, please call 541-265-0621 or email LincolnCoCallCenter@co.lincoln.or.us
FEMA Direct Housing Opportunities- FEMA is finalizing the direct housing options for those survivors who indicated they needed long term housing assistance in their FEMA claim. We encourage all survivors to contact FEMA directly to make sure your FEMA claim is up to date with your current housing situation; your housing options may have changed over the past several weeks and if you have not updated your FEMA claim with current housing status then you may not qualify for additional benefits. FEMA Contact Information: Call FEMA toll-free at 800-621-3362 (TTY: 800-462-7585) 7am to 10pm, PDT, Seven days a week. Visit DisasterAssistance.gov or use FEMA’s mobile app.
On September 15, 2020, President Donald Trump approved a request for an Oregon Disaster Declaration from Wildfires and Straight-line Winds, which resulted in DR-4562-OR. The FEMA Hazard Mitigation mission, to protect lives and prevent or reduce the loss of property from hazard events, aligns directly with the FEMA Mission Statement of helping people before, during and after disasters. Hazard Mitigation is defined as sustained action taken to reduce or eliminate long-term risk to people and property from hazards and their effects. Please visit the following link for the FEMA Hazard Mitigation Flyer and related documents. https://www.lincolncity.org/index.asp?SEC=B14682C2-5B25-4C8F-8277-43023548C40E&DE=A35F15E0-9984-4F1A-A639-3A93072AE76A&Type=B_PR