What’s Up at HWPUD

There are newsworthy events happening throughout the District all the time.  Check out the articles below to find out what’s up at HWPUD.

HWPUD BOARD MEETING – October 19, 2021 (Meeting is concluded) 

The HWPUD Board will be meeting on Tuesday, October 19, 2021 at 4pm. Lane County is under a mandate requiring masks be worn indoors by anyone over the age of 5 and space is limited. The Board meeting is available on GoToMeeting. From your computer, click on the following link HWPUD Board Meeting (meeting in concluded). You can also join by phone. If you have any questions about this process before the meeting, please call HWPUD at 541-997-2446.

  1. Join by computer, HWPUD Board Meeting (meeting in concluded)

The HWPUD Board will not accept any verbal public comments over virtual meeting but citizens are still encouraged to express their views in writing. Those interested may do so by submitting written communications in one of the following ways:

  1. Submit written comments via email to customer-service@hwpud.com
  2. Mail written comments to HWPUD 87845 Hwy 101, Florence, OR 97439
  3. Drop off written comments at HWPUD’s office at 87845 Hwy 101. There is a drop box available in the parking lot, if you are going to drop off comments after 4 pm.

All written comments received at least two hours prior to the start of the Board meeting on Tuesday, October 19, 2021 at 4 pm will be distributed to the Board and will be made part of the record.

HWPUD BOARD MEETING – September 21, 2021 (Meeting is concluded) 

The HWPUD Board will be meeting on Tuesday, September 21, 2021 at 4pm. Lane County is under a mandate requiring masks be worn indoors by anyone over the age of 5 and space is limited. The Board meeting is available on GoToMeeting. From your computer, click on the following link HWPUD Board Meeting (meeting is concluded). You can also join by phone. If you have any questions about this process before the meeting, please call HWPUD at 541-997-2446.

  1. Join by computer, HWPUD Board Meeting (meeting is concluded)

The HWPUD Board will not accept any verbal public comments over virtual meeting but citizens are still encouraged to express their views in writing. Those interested may do so by submitting written communications in one of the following ways:

  1. Submit written comments via email to customer-service@hwpud.com
  2. Mail written comments to HWPUD 87845 Hwy 101, Florence, OR 97439
  3. Drop off written comments at HWPUD’s office at 87845 Hwy 101. There is a drop box available in the parking lot, if you are going to drop off comments after 4 pm.

All written comments received at least two hours prior to the start of the Board meeting on Tuesday, September 21, 2021 at 4 pm will be distributed to the Board and will be made part of the record.

Effective Friday, August 13, 2021, masks will be required to be worn by all individuals regardless of vaccination status when entering the office of Heceta Water PUD. Please be respectful of our staff and other local businesses as we work to abide by the indoor face mask mandate. 
HWPUD BOARD MEETING – August 17, 2021 has been cancelled
HWPUD BOARD MEETING – July 20, 2021 has been cancelled
HWPUD BOARD MEETING – June 15, 2021 (Meeting is concluded)

The HWPUD Board will be meeting on Tuesday, June 15, 2021 at 4pm. Lane County is under “lower risk” as of June 9, 2021. Oregon will allow up to 75 percent compacity, therefore Board meeting will be available on GoToMeeting. From your computer, click on the following link HWPUD Board Meeting (meeting is concluded) . If you have any questions about this process before the meeting, please call HWPUD at 541-997-2446.

  1. Join by computer, HWPUD Board Meeting (meeting is concluded) 

The HWPUD Board will not accept any verbal public comments over virtual meeting but citizens are still encouraged to express their views in writing. Those interested may do so by submitting written communications in one of the following ways:

  1. Submit written comments via email to customer-service@hwpud.com
  2. Mail written comments to HWPUD 87845 Hwy 101, Florence, OR 97439
  3. Drop off written comments at HWPUD’s office at 87845 Hwy 101. There is a drop box available in the parking lot, if you are going to drop off comments after 4 pm.

All written comments received at least two hours prior to the start of the Board meeting on Tuesday, June 15, 2021 at 4 pm will be distributed to the Board and will be made part of the record.

HWPUD 2021-20 BUDGET COMMITTEE MEETING – June 1, 2021 (Meeting is concluded)

The HWPUD 2020-21 Budget Committee will be meeting on June 1, 2021 at 4 pm.  With Lane County at ‘high risk”, indoor participation is limited to 25 percent compacity, therefore the Budget Meeting will be available on GoToMeeting. From your computer, click on the following link HWPUD Budget Meeting (Meeting is concluded). If you have any questions about this process before the meeting, please call HWPUD at 541-997-2446.

  1. Join by computer, HWPUD Budget Meeting (meeting is concluded)

The HWPUD Budget Committee will not accept any verbal public comments but citizens are still encouraged to express their views to the Budget Committee. Those interested may do so by submitting written communications in one of the following ways:

  1. Submit written comments via email to customer-service@hwpud.com
  2. Mail written comments to HWPUD 87845 Hwy 101, Florence, OR 97439
  3. Drop off written comments at HWPUD’s office at 87845 Hwy 101. There is a drop box available in the parking lot, if you are going to drop off comments after 4 pm.

All written comments received at least two hours prior to the start of the Budget Committee meeting on June 1, 2021 at 4 pm will be distributed to the Budget Committee and will be made part of the record.

Copies of the proposed budget will be available at the District office beginning on May 26, 2021.

HWPUD BOARD MEETING – May 18, 2021 (Meeting is concluded) 

The HWPUD Board will be meeting on Tuesday, May 18, 2021 at 4pm. Lane County is under “high risk” as of May 7, 2021. Oregon will allow up to 25 percent compacity, therefore Board meeting will be available on GoToMeeting. From your computer, click on the following link HWPUD Board Meeting (meeting is concluded). If you have any questions about this process before the meeting, please call HWPUD at 541-997-2446.

  1. Join by computer, HWPUD Board Meeting (meeting is concluded)

The HWPUD Board will not accept any verbal public comments over virtual meeting but citizens are still encouraged to express their views in writing. Those interested may do so by submitting written communications in one of the following ways:

  1. Submit written comments via email to customer-service@hwpud.com
  2. Mail written comments to HWPUD 87845 Hwy 101, Florence, OR 97439
  3. Drop off written comments at HWPUD’s office at 87845 Hwy 101. There is a drop box available in the parking lot, if you are going to drop off comments after 4 pm.

All written comments received at least two hours prior to the start of the Board meeting on Tuesday, May 18, 2021 at 4 pm will be distributed to the Board and will be made part of the record.

HWPUD BOARD MEETING – April 20, 2021 has been cancelled
HWPUD BOARD MEETING – March 16, 2021 (Meeting is concluded)

The HWPUD Board will be meeting on Tuesday, March 16, 2021 at 4pm. Lane County is under “moderate risk” as of March 12, 2021. Oregon will allow up to 50 percent compacity. Board meeting will also be available on GoToMeeting. From your computer, click on the following link HWPUD Board Meeting (meeting is concluded). If you have any questions about this process before the meeting, please call HWPUD at 541-997-2446.

  1. Join by computer, HWPUD Board Meeting (meeting is concluded)

The HWPUD Board will not accept any verbal public comments over virtual meeting but citizens are still encouraged to express their views in writing. Those interested may do so by submitting written communications in one of the following ways:

  1. Submit written comments via email to customer-service@hwpud.com
  2. Mail written comments to HWPUD 87845 Hwy 101, Florence, OR 97439
  3. Drop off written comments at HWPUD’s office at 87845 Hwy 101. There is a drop box available in the parking lot, if you are going to drop off comments after 4 pm.

All written comments received at least two hours prior to the start of the Board meeting on Tuesday, March 16, 2021 at 4 pm will be distributed to the Board and will be made part of the record.

HWPUD BOARD MEETING – February 16, 2021 (Meeting is concluded)

The HWPUD Board will be meeting on Tuesday, February 16, 2021 at 4 pm via GoToMeeting.  From your computer, click on the following link HWPUD Board Meeting (meeting in concluded). If you have any questions about this process before the meeting, please call HWPUD at 541-997-2446.

  1. Join by computer, HWPUD Board Meeting (meeting is concluded)

The HWPUD Board will not accept any verbal public comments during this virtual meeting but citizens are still encouraged to express their views in writing. Those interested may do so by submitting written communications in one of the following ways:

  1. Submit written comments via email to customer-service@hwpud.com
  2. Mail written comments to HWPUD 87845 Hwy 101, Florence, OR 97439
  3. Drop off written comments at HWPUD’s office at 87845 Hwy 101. There is a drop box available in the parking lot, if you are going to drop off comments after 4 pm.

All written comments received at least two hours prior to the start of the Board meeting on Tuesday, February 16, 2021 at 4 pm will be distributed to the Board and will be made part of the record.

COVID-19 UPDATE – January 29, 2021

HWPUD lobby is now open to the public with changes to the ‘extreme risk’ guidelines effective today. Under the new guidelines, Oregon will allow up to 6 customers at a time inside businesses that are 500 square feet or larger. Thank you all for your patience as we navigate through this virus together and ensure the health and well-being of our staff, customers and community.

HWPUD SPECIAL BOARD MEETING – February 4, 2021 (Meeting is concluded)

The HWPUD Board will be meeting for a special board meeting on Thursday, February 4, 2021 at 2 pm via GoToMeeting.  From your computer, click on the following link HWPUD Board Meeting (meeting is concluded).  If you have any questions about this process before the meeting, please call HWPUD at 541-997-2446.

  1. Join by computer, HWPUD Board Meeting (meeting is concluded)

The HWPUD Board will not accept any verbal public comments during this virtual meeting but citizens are still encouraged to express their views in writing. Those interested may do so by submitting written communications in one of the following ways:

  1. Submit written comments via email to customer-service@hwpud.com
  2. Mail written comments to HWPUD 87845 Hwy 101, Florence, OR 97439
  3. Drop off written comments at HWPUD’s office at 87845 Hwy 101. There is a drop box available in the parking lot, if you are going to drop off comments after 2 pm.

All written comments received at least two hours prior to the start of the Board meeting on Thursday, February 4, 2021 at 2 pm will be distributed to the Board and will be made part of the record.

HWPUD BOARD MEETING – January 19, 2021 (Meeting is concluded)

The HWPUD Board will be meeting on January 19, 2021 at 4 pm via GoToMeeting.  From your computer, click on the following link HWPUD Board Meeting (meeting is concluded).  If you have any questions about this process before the meeting, please call HWPUD at 541-997-2446.

  1. Join by computer, HWPUD Board Meeting (Meeting is concluded)

The HWPUD Board will not accept any verbal public comments during this virtual meeting but citizens are still encouraged to express their views in writing. Those interested may do so by submitting written communications in one of the following ways:

  1. Submit written comments via email to customer-service@hwpud.com
  2. Mail written comments to HWPUD 87845 Hwy 101, Florence, OR 97439
  3. Drop off written comments at HWPUD’s office at 87845 Hwy 101. There is a drop box available in the parking lot, if you are going to drop off comments after 4 pm.

All written comments received at least two hours prior to the start of the Board meeting on Tuesday, January 19, 2021 at 4 pm will be distributed to the Board and will be made part of the record.

COVID-19 UPDATE – December 7, 2020

HWPUD is continuing to follow Governor Brown’s Covid-19 mandates.  Staff is wearing masks and washing hands often. The office is closed to the public until Lane County is no longer at Extreme Risk.  If you need to talk to Cindy, call her at 541-997-2446 or drive up to the office and honk your horn.  Following safe guidelines, we will get through this pandemic. As always, your water needs are our first priority.

COVID-19 UPDATE – November 16, 2020

Executive Order No. 20-56 orders a temporary freeze ordered by Governor Brown. HWPUD’s office will be closed to our customers from November 16 until December 7. Someone will be in the office answering the phone every day from 8 am to 4 pm.  An operator will be on call 24/7. Though we are physically distancing at this time, we are dedicated to your water needs.

NOTICE OF ELECTION OF BOARD MEMBERS – July 17, 2020

Lane County has opened the process for residents to run for a position on the Board of Directors. Subdivisions 3 and 4 are up for election on November 3rd. The last day to file is August 25, 2020. Filing information and registration forms are available at HWPUD. You can also go to lanecounty.org for more election information.  If you need to know which subdivision you reside in, call us at 541-997-2446.

HWPUD 2020-21 BUDGET COMMITTEE MEETING – May 19, 2020 (Meeting is concluded)

The HWPUD 2020-21 Budget Committee will be meeting on June 2, 2020 at 4 pm.  If you have any questions about this process before the meeting, please call HWPUD at 541-997-2446.

The HWPUD Budget Committee will not accept any verbal public comments but citizens are still encouraged to express their views to the Budget Committee. Those interested may do so by submitting written communications in one of the following ways:

  1. Submit written comments via email to customer-service@hwpud.com
  2. Mail written comments to HWPUD 87845 Hwy 101, Florence, OR 97439
  3. Drop off written comments at HWPUD’s office at 87845 Hwy 101. There is a drop box available in the parking lot, if you are going to drop off comments after 4 pm.

All written comments received at least two hours prior to the start of the Budget Committee meeting on June 2 at 4 pm will be distributed to the Budget Committee and will be made part of the record.

Copies of the proposed budget will be available at the District office beginning on May 26 in the afternoon.

COVID-19 UPDATE – May 15, 2020

The office will be opened up again on May 18, 2020. Thank you for your patience. Be safe and be well.

COVID-19 UPDATE – April 1, 2020

To ensure the health and well-being of our staff, customers and community and in following the Government’s social distancing guidelines, our office will be closed to the public until April 30, 2020. Our staff will be available Monday through Friday from 8am to 4pm by phone (541-997-2446) or by email.  We have just mailed the bills out. You can mail us a check or put it in the drop box in our parking lot.  Be sure to paperclip the small part of your bill to the check or write your customer number on the bottom of your check. We can take credit card/debit card payments over the phone. If you must pay with cash, please call the office to make payment arrangements. Thank you for your patience during this challenging time.

COVID-19 -March 23, 2020

Following the direction of Governor Brown, our office is currently closed to the general public until April 1, 2020.  We will still be answering the phone and responding to emails. Operators will maintain state standards in keeping our water clean. If you have any questions, please call us at 541-997-2446 or reach us by email.