City Council Meeting
May 13, 2021
6:00 PM
@ Athena City Hall- Miller Family Community Room


A public meeting of the Budget Committee of the City of Athena, Umatilla County, State of Oregon to discuss the budget for the fiscal year July 1 2021 to June 30, 2022, will be held at Athena City Hall meeting room, 215 S Third Street, Athena, OR.  The meeting will take place on May 19 at 6:00 p.m.
The purpose of the meeting is to receive the budget message and to receive comment from the public on the budget.
This is a public meeting where deliberation of the Budget Committee will take place.  Any person may appear at the meeting and discuss the proposed programs with the Budget Committee.
A copy of the budget document may be inspected or obtained on or after May 7 at Athena City Hall between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.



Athena Youth Citizen of the Year Nomination
Athena Mainstreet Association is inviting you to nominate a 2021 High School Senior to receive the Athena Youth Citizen of the Year Award. Nominations are open to teachers, administrators, parents, fellow students and the community.

Recipients will be announced during the graduation ceremony on May 27th 2021.


  • Students must be a High School Senior.
  • Student must have volunteered in the Athena-Weston community. Some examples would volunteer fire department, at churches, libraries, local organizations, volunteering at community events or helping other community member without pay.
  • Nominations:
  • Send a letter of recommendation to Athena Mainstreet Association:
  • Must be received by May 10th, please include your contact information.

Thank you for your support of our local students,

Athena Mainstreet Association Community Events Committee




2021 Hiring for Public Work Help

City of Athena is Hiring!

Help public works with seasonal work. (mowing, spraying weeds, etc.)

$17.00 per hour / 3 days a week and vacation coverage.

This position is seasonal, beginning June 1st- November 30th.  3 days a week, 8:00am-3:00pm.  To apply stop in at City Hall for application or visit our website. Application deadline is May 21 at 5:00pm.

Yard Waste

City of Athena Yard Waste/Burn Pile OPEN


The City of Athena burn pile is currently open!
You must call Public Works before dropping off yard debris.
541 566-0228

Materials You CAN Drop-Off:

  • Brush and Woody Material

Things You CANNOT Drop-Off:

  • Do NOT bag your yard debris
  • No trash of any kind

Caledonian Days

Athena Caledonian Games, a Scottish heritage festival, is beginning to make plans for our annual celebration on July 10, 2021. We are seeking parade participants, old cars for showing, athletes, clans, vendors, pipers and dancers.  Please volunteer to help us.  (Call 541-566-3880.) We need elbow grease and support.  Our $50 Guardian Donation Program seeks donors to guard and preserve Athena’s Scottish Tradition.  Donations may be sent to ACG, PO Box 161, Athena, OR 97813.  We are looking forward to a great day of Scottish heritage celebration at our city park, Saturday, July 10.