City of Scio|  38957 NW 1st Avenue, PO Box 37 | Scio|Oregon | 97374-0037| Tel: 503-394-3342
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Biodegradable Trash Bags Available at Scio City Hall

The City of Scio’s “Fall Leaf Pick-Up Campaign” has been underway since October and will carry through to Mid- December.  In addition to picking up bagged leaves the City is now offering biodegradable leaf bags for $1.25.  Anyone wishing to purchase these bags can come to Scio City Hall, located at 38957 N.W. 1st Avenue, during office hours: Monday – Thursday:  7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Friday: 7:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Thanks to everyone who is raking and bagging their leaves and placing them on the street curbs for pickup, your cooperation in this effort helps to keep the streets clean and clear of debris. Be sure and contact City Hall if you have questions about leaf pickup or leaf bags! Scio City Hall - 503-394-3342 or

Planning Commission Position Open

The City of Scio is currently seeking volunteers who live within the city limits to serve on the Scio Planning Commission.  The planning commission actively serves the city by making land use recommendations/decisions for the city depending on the complexity of the application before them.  The time commitment involved can range from 1 to 4 hours per month.  If you are interested in planning for the future of Scio, please consider volunteering your time. - Application

Leaf Pick-Up Campaign Coming This Fall

The City of Scio will be holding a “Leaf Pick-Up Campaign” in October.  To qualify for bag pick-up one must: · Live within Scio city limits · Bag your yard leaves in a yard debris bag · Securely tie off the leaf bag to prevent spillage · Set the tied bag(s) on the edge of your property line and the city street. City staff will pick up leaf bags on Thursday’s, beginning October 18th through Thursday, December 6, 2018, between the hours of 7:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

Street Sweeping Begins in October

Fall marks the beginning of street sweeping season.  As the rains come and leaves start to fall, it is important to keep the catch basins and rain drains clean.  The city focuses the street sweeping on those streets with curbs and sidewalks, in order to keep debris from plugging the storm drain system. How can you help with this important service?  Please park your vehicles off of the street between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday’s and Wednesdays, beginning October 2nd and 3rd, 2018. Participation in the Leaf Pick-Up Campaign will also help keep Scio clean and healthy!!

Electronic Books and Audio Books at Scio Public Library

Scio Public Library is pleased to announce the addition of eBooks and audiobooks to its user collections.  This digital library is available through Library2Go, the Oregon Digital Library Consortium.  Scio Public Library patrons can now enjoy these digital books anytime and anywhere internet connection is available. Whether you are using a desk top computer, smart phone or tablet, you will find the digital checkout and return process user friendly.  The digital collections provide a variety of book titles for children, teens and adults! The easiest way to get started is to install the “Libby” app from the app store on Android, iOS, or Windows 10 devices.  Patrons with computer operating systems older than Windows 10 will have to access the digital collection through the Scio City website at <>: 1. Choose the “Departments” tab at the top of the page. 2. Click on “Library”. 3. Click on the “Library2Go” logo. It is necessary to have a current library membership to access this collection.  Patrons are required to enter the number found on the back of their library cards, as well as their pin number. For more information, call the Scio Public Library at 503-394- 3342.
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City of Scio

About Scio

Incorporated in 1866.

Population: 905 County: Linn Location: 44°42′13″N 122°51′0″W Elevation: 317 feet Area Code: (503) Zip Code: 97374 Time Zone: Pacific

City Spotlight

The City of Scio wishes to “shine a light” on SMTA this month.  The SMTA is our local hometown provider of phone, internet, and cable services. 
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