Mayor's Snapshot

October 26, 2021

Behind on Utility Payments?

The Governor's Moratorium for electricity, natural gas, late fees, and disconnections ended on September 30, 2021.


If you are behind on your payments, contact the City of Oak Harbor Utility Billing to make a payment or set up a payment plan by calling (360) 279-4530.


For other resources, contact:


City Council Workshop

The City Council is meeting on Wednesday, October 27 at 2 p.m. at City Hall in a hybrid format. The public can attend the meeting in person. All City Council members and visitors will be required to wear a face mask, regardless of vaccination status.


The agenda and City Council packet for the meeting are available on the City's website.

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Salmon Rearing Returns to Oak Harbor

I am excited to announce that the Salmon Rearing Project is returning to the Oak Harbor Marina this year. Harbormaster Chris Sublet will present an update about this project at the City Council Workshop on Wednesday, October 27 at 2 p.m.


More details about this project are also available on the City's website.

An Opportunity to Provide Public Comment

The City is seeking feedback from the community on two projects:


SE 3rd Avenue

This proposed Public Works project is seeking comments on the current plan. Learn more about the project and submit your comments online at www.oakharbor.org/SE3rdAve.


Two Zoning Ordinances Changes

The Development Services Department is seeking comments on two upcoming zoning ordinance changes to allow for horizontal mixed-use and new land-use matrix. Details for the ordinance changes are available on the Latest News page of the City website starting October 27. Comments are requested by November 2, 2021, at 5 p.m.

Latest News

The latest City news is available on the City's website by clicking Latest News.


The City also provides information about City news, programs, and events on:


  • Cable Channel 10 or Cable HD Channel 1090
  • Electronic Sign at the Beeksma and Gateway Park
  • City's YouTube Channel
  • City's social media pages on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

We Are Hiring!

The City of Oak Harbor is hiring for multiple positions. Check out the positions online at www.governmentjobs.com/careers/oakharbor

Upcoming Events

Halloween Events

There are several events happening for Halloween this year. Here are a few in the City of Oak Harbor.

Halloween Events

Ghoulish Good Times

Friday, October 29, 2021 | 3-5 p.m.

Greater Oak Harbor Chamber of Commerce

32630 State Route 20

No Tricks Safe Treats

Saturday, October 30, 2021 | 3-5 p.m.

Downtown Oak Harbor On Pioneer Way

Ballots Due - November 2 by 8 p.m.

Don't forget! General Election ballots are due on November 2, 2021, before 8 p.m.


A ballot drop box is available at City Hall. More information about local elections and voting resources are available from Island County Elections.


Due to the election, the City Council Meeting will take place on Wednesday, November 3, 2021, at 6 p.m. instead of Tuesday, November 2. More details for this meeting are available on the City website.

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City Offices are Closed on Veterans Day

Collection of garbage, recycling, and yard waste services will move from Thursday, November 11 to Friday, November 12.

Veterans Day Event at Oak Harbor High School

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Thank you for reading the October 2021 edition of the Mayor's Snapshot!