Street Crew: Kneeling L to R -Chris Kochis, Steve Johnson and Brian Hawkins
Standing L to R - Bill Barrier, Sam Heka, Del Huskey, John Baker, Charlie Patterson, Mike Keene
The Street Fund is a dedicated fund used for the operation and maintenance of the City street systems. The funds primary source of revenue is the Oregon State Motor Vehicle Fund and a local three (3) cent gas tax.
The Street Division manages the operation and maintenance of 72 miles of paved city streets, as well as alleys, right-of-ways, pedestrian access ways, bicycle paths, and sidewalks. The Division is also given the responsibility for Public Works fleet management and has close ties to City owned buildings and grounds maintenance.
The City of The Dalles, Oregon, is situated in the north-central part of the state on the Columbia River, the nation's second largest river. It is the county seat and the largest community in Wasco County. The Dalles is one of Oregon's most historical cities and was known earlier in its history as the town at the end of the Oregon Trail. The city was first incorporated by the Oregon Territorial Government in 1857 as “Dalles City” and was made the county seat shortly thereafter.