Gravel Road Surface Stabilization - Release date: 05/03/2013
With limited resources, the county plans to apply dust control treatment on less than half the gravel road miles treated last year.
County participates in Flashing Yellow Arrow—Pedestrian Safety study - Release date: 04/26/2013
The study’s findings are a reminder that people traveling in cars, on bicycles and on foot all need to remain vigilant and mindful of one another at all times.
Child Abuse Prevention Month 2013 - Release date: 04/19/2013
The public is invited to attend some upcoming, local events designed to raise awareness about child abuse in our community and learn ways to protect children.
Chairman Andy Duyck's Statement on Nike Announcement - Release date: 04/18/2013
Washington County Board of Commissioners Chair Andy Duyck reflects on today's announcement from Nike, Inc., to expand its facility in Washington County.
Washington County Volunteer Week - April 21 - 27, 2013 - Release date: 04/16/2013
Washington County announces April 21-27, 2013 as Volunteer Week.
Civil Rights Documentary Marks Fair Housing Month in Washington County - Release date: 04/04/2013
In honor of Fair Housing Month, Washington County’s Office of Community Development will host a free public screening of the acclaimed documentary Brick by Brick…A Civil Rights Story on April 22, 2013.
The Case for Food Composting in Washington County - Release date: 04/04/2013
Washington County is part of the “regional wasteshed” and as such, figuring out what to do with food scraps is not just a “Portland problem,” but a shared responsibility across the region. Expanding our food waste composting capability is an important step in our efforts to divert garbage from landfills and cut down on greenhouse gases.
National Crime Victims' Rights Week - April 21 - 27, 2013 - Release date: 04/02/2013
The District Attorney’s Office partners with a number of county departments, non-profit organizations and law enforcement agencies to provide services to victims of crime in Washington County.
Public Health Week - April 1-7, 2013 - Release date: 04/02/2013
The Department of Health and Human Services requests that the Washington County Board of Commissioners join with many other health jurisdictions across the nation in declaring April 1-7 as “Public Health Week”.
National Fair Housing Month - April 2013 - Release date: 04/02/2013
Fair Housing Month in Washington County supports both regional and national efforts to celebrate the strides that have been made and recognizes the work that remains to be done.
No Cable Broadcast for 04-02-13 BOC Meeting - Release date: 04/01/2013
Broadcast announcement for Board of Commissioners meeting on Tuesday, April 2, 2013.
Developmental Disabilities Awareness - March 2013 - Release date: 03/19/2013
The Washington County Board of Commissioners designate March 2013 as “Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month” in Washington County.
National Community Development Week - April 1-6, 2013 - Release date: 03/19/2013
The Washington County Board of Commissioners proclaims April 1-6, 2013 as National Community Development Week.
State of the County 2013 - Release date: 03/18/2013
In his third "State of the County" speech, Washington County Board Chairman Andy Duyck will outlined the challenges and opportunities facing Washington County since last year's address.
Washington County Elections Division Receives National Award - Release date: 03/06/2013
The Washington County Elections Division was recently recognized by the National Association of Secretaries of State (NASS) for their “Outstanding Efforts in Voter Accessibility.”
Area 93 web page and email updates available - Release date: 02/26/2013
Metro, Multnomah and Washington counties have partnered to provide the public with updated information about a proposal to change the Washington-Multnomah county line in this unique area.
March 5 Community Discussion set for Aloha-Reedville Study - Release date: 02/20/2013
You're invited to be a part of the conversation about making Aloha Reedville a better community. Every voice counts, so please join us!
Planning Ahead for a Zombie Apocalypse - Release date: 02/07/2013
With the walking dead poised to destroy civilization as we know it, planning for the zombie apocalypse seems worthy of our all-out efforts. On the bright side, getting ready for zombies will also have us in good shape in the event of other disasters and community-wide emergencies. Whether it be earthquakes, winter storms, or even a terrorist attack, our future survival just may hinge on how much time and effort we spend now on getting ready.
African American History Month 2013 - Release date: 02/05/2013
Washington County proclaims February 1--February 28, 2013, as African American History Month.
2013 State Legislative and Congressional Agendas for Washington County - Release date: 01/28/2013
The Board of County Commissioners recently approved Washington County’s legislative agendas for the 2013 session of the Oregon State Legislature and for the 113th session of the U.S. Congress.