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The City Administration Department implements official policies of the Mayor and City Council by coordinating City services to meet the needs of all who live, work, and play in the City of St. Helens. The professional staff provides support, guidance, communications and leadership to assure that quality municipal services are provided to the members of our community.

Our Mission Statement

Adopted on December 21, 2005, the City of St. Helens’ Mission is to provide quality, effective and efficient service to our citizens.  By doing so we will:

  • Develop and preserve the highest possible quality of life for our residents, businesses, and visitors
  • Provide a safe and healthy environment within a sound economic framework
  • Provide leadership which is open and responsive to the needs of the community and works for the benefit of all

Some of the responsibilities of this department include processing Business Licenses, Complaints, Liquor Licenses, Taxicab Driver Permits, Park Use Permits, Special Use Permits, Street Closure Permits, RV Parking Permits, Records Management, Elections Coordination, Employment Openings and Public Records Requests.