Community Services and Resources

Financial Information for Pilot Rock

  • Commercial Banks: 1
  • Savings & Loans: 0
  • Credit Unions: 0
  • Average City Tax Rate for 2005-06: $2.90
    Please note: Tax rate above is representative of the largest tax code in the City. The rates are expressed as tax liability per $1,000 of assessed property value.

prfireengine.jpg (9048 bytes)Public Safety / Emergency Services

Fire /Police

  • Pilot Rock RFPD, 1 station
  • Number of firefighters:  25
  • Pilot Rock Police Department
  • Number of paid and reserve officers:  5
  • pr pdbadge.bmp (319178 bytes)Rating by Insurance Services Organization (ISO):  4

Medical Services

Communications Resources

  • Local Newspaper: None, Community Newsletter
  • Regional Newspaper: East Oregonian, Published in Pendleton
  • Broadcasting within the Community:
  • paper020.jpeg (33908 bytes)Radio Stations: 3 stations (2 in Pendleton, 1 in Pilot Rock)

TV Stations

Library System

Industrial Lands

Does the Community seek industrial development?    Yes.

Infrastructure - Water Supply

  • pres.jpg (123274 bytes)Operator: City of Pilot Rock
  • Source: Ground Water, Wells
  • District: N/A
  • Supply: Capacity (MGD) 4.3, Pressure (PSI) 58 to 120
  • Current Water Utilitzation on Meter Size (MGD): 2.00 MGD
  • Compliance Issues: None
  • Date of Current Master Plan: 2000
Water Costs per cubic feet per month: First 1500 cf used $21.00 base rate
1501-2500 cf used $.32 / 100 cf
2501-3500 cf used $.43 / 100 cf
3501-4500 cf used $.54 / 100 cf
4501+ cf used $.65 / 100 cf

This system is in place to encourage water conservation. This is the residential base rate. Other rates may apply depending on connection.

Age of Water System

Majority of system was installed in 1979 with some areas of old pipe installed in the mid 1940's. 70% of the City's water system is new.

Water system comments

Hook up fee, plus materials and labor costs is approximately $800, however it may vary depending on the size of the connection.

Wastewater Treatment System

  • Operator: City of Pilot Rock
  • Age of Wastewater Collection System: 1958
  • System Design Capacity (MGD): .25 MGD
  • System Utilization (MGD): .13 MGD
  • It is a Lagoon System.
  • Compliance Issues: None
  • Storm Drain: Yes
  • Storm Water Discharge Fee: None

Collection System Fees

  • Base residential rate per month: $18.00
  • Hook-Up/Connection Fee Residential $400
  • Hook-Up/Connection Fee Commercial approximately $550

Infrastructure - Utilities

Utility Company Phone
Electricity Pacific Power & Light 1-888-221-7070
Natural Gas Cascade Natural Gas 1-800-426-0242
Telecommunications (Phone & Internet) Service CenturyLink 1-800-637-9843
TV/Cable Charter Communications 1-877-731-5420
Solid Waste Management - Pilot Rock Sanitation   1-541-443-6131

Infrastructure - Transportation

100_0365.JPG (1425716 bytes)Highways

  • Hwy. 395 N/S route, local access, Access Fee: $0
  • Interstate 84 E/W routh, 13 miles, Access Fee: $0

Community Air Service

  • Eastern Oregon Regional Airport, Pendleton
  • Air Passenger Service? Yes
  • Airport Freight Service? Yes
  • Comments: Navigation aids=ATA, VOR, ILS
  • Runways: 07/25= 6301'x150', 11/29= 5588'x140', 16/34= 4345'x75'

Rail Service

  • Freight Service? Yes
  • Passenger Service? No
  • Closest Rail Service: Pendleton

Marine

  • None in Pilot Rock
  • Closest Ports: Port of Umatilla 35 miles, Port of Morrow 55 miles

Bus Service

  • Pilot Rocket

Trucking Service

  • Scheduled Freight Carrier Services? Yes
  • Overnight Express Parcel Services? Yes, Pendleton
  • Overnight Express Mail Service? Yes, Pendleton