Current Stayton Projects

  •          Ida St. Paving Improvement Project        This is a first step to improving Stayton streets. We understand this may cause inconveniences. We will be working closely with businesses and residents as the project progresses.

    The construction will be on E. Ida Street between N. 1st Avenue to N. 4th Avenue starting in April-May 2024 and completed by the end of July 2024.

    We understand that residents day-to-day may be affected by construction. This may include:

    • Limited Parking
    • Limited Walkways
    • Limited Thru Streets

    That is why we are taking steps to connect with those that may be affected with:

    • Open communications
    • Up-to-date information

    Please check below to find updates, documents, and news regarding this project. You can send a comment or sign up to receive updates by email in the section below.

    For questions about the project, please contact Public Works Department at (503) 769-2919. 

    Documents

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  • Comcast will be installing new infrastructure throughout Stayton.

    Comcast has entered into a Franchise Utility Agreement with the City to install a new infrastructure throughout Stayton. The work is scheduled to begin in March 2024 and is anticipated to be completed by Fall/Winter 2024.

    Comcast will post signs, mark areas, and place door hangers notifying residents of upcoming construction in their neighborhood. Public Works will be meeting with local Comcast contractors on a regular basis to review construction plans and verify they are operating within the Oregon State Utility Standards. To learn more about Oregon's Utility Standards, please visit: Public Utility Commission: Rules and Laws, Telecommunications Utility Regulation.

    To learn more about Comcast's development in Oregon, please visit here: https://oregon.comcast.com/network/.

    If you have question about Comcast's construction in Stayton, please contact Fisk Communication at (360) 314-4454 or info@fiskcomm.com or Comcast Cable at (971) 777-0933 or at Phillip_Curtis@comcast.com.

    If you have any additional questions, please contact Public Works at 503-769-2919.

    Comcast Construction Updates

    Comcast Update 3/21/24
    03/21/2024

    Comcast will be performing construction along Cascade Hwy, starting from the Highway 22 bridge, and continuing south to Shaff Rd. Please be careful while traveling through the work zone and be aware of construction crew members and equipment that will be operating in the area.

    If you have questions about construction, please contact Fisk Communication at (360) 314-4454 or info@fiskcomm.com.

     


    Comcast will be sending out advance notification of construction in Stayton with doorhangers and signboards. Examples have been provided below.

    Areas that have received notices may see contractors marking the area near the street with temporary spray paint and flags in preparation for construction in March. Contractors may also mark the area of the Public Utility Easement which may be parallel to or on private property.

    Below is a map of the estimated construction timeline.

    *NOTE: Map is subject to change and updates.

    Documents

    Frequently Asked Questions

    What is Public Utility Easement (PUE)?

    Public Utility Easement (PUE) is a portion of land on private property that is dedicated to give utility companies the access to install and maintain infrastructure.

    "What is a Franchise Agreement?"

    A franchise agreement is a contract that grants a franchise to operate on public and private property within a City under certain fees, rights, and rulings. As a provider of cable television service, Comcast is heavily regulated by federal, state, and local law. Primarily, under federal law, Comcast was required to obtain a franchise agreement with the City for use and operation of infrastructure within the City’s rights-of-way.

    "Why did the City sign a franchise agreement with Comcast?"

    While the City has some authority to regulate Comcast through this franchise agreement, the federal Cable Act and Federal Communications Commission (FCC) regulations limit the City’s ability to regulate all aspects of Comcast’s service.  For example, the City is prohibited from unreasonably refusing to award a franchise to a franchise applicant. Given this strict federal regulatory context, this past year, the City negotiated a new franchise agreement with Comcast, establishing various terms and obligations regarding Comcast’s use and operation of its cable system within the City’s rights-of-way.

    "I have a question about construction or contractors in my area, who should I contact?"

    If you have questions or concerns about Comcast’s construction in Stayton, please reach out to Fisk Communication at (360) 314-4454 or info@fiskcomm.com.

    For any additional questions, please contact the City's Public Works Department at (503) 769-2919.

    To learn more Comcast FAQs, please visit here.

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Upcoming Stayton Projects

  • The Mill Creek Park Project is a proposal started in 2019. The project will introduce new activities and elements for the community. Some examples include environmental improvements such as a fish mitigation passage and regional water facility. New structures and facilities like an observation tower, covered areas, and concessions stands. In addition, there will be new areas dedicated to recreational sports, gardening, and community-led events.

    The Mill Creek Park Master Plan below features two potential park layout and a detailed list of planned elements for each.

    We will continue to provide information about the project. Please stay tuned for further updates.

    Master Plan

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