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Meetings 2014

There is no September meeting.

Agenda 8-21-14 | Minutes

Agenda 5-12-14

Agenda 4-17-14 | Minutes

Agenda 2-20-14

 


 

 

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Open House - September 24th
124th Avenue and Willamette Water Supply Projects

Washington County’s Department of Land Use & Transportation, Tualatin Valley Water District and Hillsboro Water invite the public to attend a project open house on September 24, anytime between 5:30 - 7:30 pm, to learn more about the county’s 124th Avenue Extension Project and the Willamette Water Supply Program. The event will be held at Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue’s Training Center,12400 SW Tonquin Road, Sherwood. The public is invited to drop in to learn more about both projects. Staff from the County and the Willamette Water Supply Program will be available to answer questions. The 124th Avenue project will construct an interim two-lane arterial between Tualatin-Sherwood and Grahams Ferry roads. The project will also construct safety improvements on Tonquin and Grahams Ferry roads. In addition to the road project, a waterline will be installed under 124th as part of the Willamette Water Supply Project. Construction is scheduled to begin summer 2015. Project hotline: 503-499-0540.

 

Comments September 15 - October 30
Climate Smart Communities Scenarios Project

In 2009, the Oregon Legislature required the Portland metropolitan region to reduce per capita greenhouse gas emissions from cars and small trucks by 2035. After four years of collaboration and engagement with regional partners and the public, a draft Climate Smart Strategy is ready for review. Comments may be submitted online. Public hearings on the draft strategy are held at 2 pm on October 30th and December 18th at Metro Regional Center, 600 NE Grand Ave., Portland.
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Transportation Project: SW Farmington Road Paving
September 22 - October 3

Paving work will take place September 22nd through October 3rd on SW Farmington Road from
SW 209th to OR Hwy 219. Roads will be open, but could be restricted to one-way traffic.

UPDATE:
Following the public hearing on June 17th, the Washington County Board of Commissioners decided to refer a proposed countywide vehicle registration fee to the voters in November.

The County is considering a $30 per year fee on vehicles owned by residents and businesses. A $17 per year fee would apply to motorcycles/mopeds. Government, school, farm, antique, special interest and recreational vehicles, in addition to vehicles owned by disabled veterans would be exempt. If approved by the voters, 60 percent of the funds would be allocated to the county for roads it maintains and 40 percent to cities for use on roads they maintain. The ordinance will also be amended to provide greater clarity on how the funds will be used if the voters approve the fee.

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For more information visit the County's Transportation Funding page.

 


 

OSU Extension Service In The Garden Series: Improving Your Garden Soil This Winter - September 27th

Learn thrifty and environmentally friendly methods of improving your garden soil over the winter. DSaturday, September 27th, 1 pm, Master Gardener Demonstration Garden at west end of Washington County Fair Complex. No fee or registration.
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Master Gardener Learning Garden at Jenkins Estate Opening Celebration - October 9th

This new model garden showing research-based and sustainable horticultural practices opens on October 9th,  11:30 am - 1 pm, with a ribbon cutting ceremony and  tours. At Jenkins Estate, 8005 SW Grabhorn, Beaverton. No fee or registration.

 

Tree for All Community Stream Planting - October 4th

Community stream planting campaign is kicking off this fall. Citizens from all over Washinton County will join with local organizations to plan one million native trees and shrubs along the Tualatin River and its tributaries. The next event is on October 4th at Jackson Bottom Wetlands, Hillsboro.
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Upcoming Washington County Public Affairs Forum Events
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