2012 Legislative Agenda for Washington County - Release date: 01/17/2012
The Board of County Commissioners recently approved the agenda for Washington County for the 2012 session of the Oregon State Legislature.
Garbage and Recycling Collection Service Interruptions - Release date: 01/09/2012
Answers to Frequently Asked Questions about storm-interruptions (snow and ice) to regularly scheduled garbage and recycling collection services in Washington County.
Board appoints two committees for Transportation Plan update - Release date: 12/21/2011
On December 20, the Board of County Commissioners appointed members of a Citizen Advisory Committee and an Interagency Coordinating Committee to help guide the County's update of its Transportation Plan.
Appointment Meeting for Senate District 17 - Release date: 12/21/2011
Joint meeting to be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, December 21, at the Rock Creek Campus of Portland Community College.
Human Rights Week - December 4-10, 2011 - Release date: 12/07/2011
Washington County Board of Commissioners proclaims December 4-10, 2011, as Human Rights Week, and December 10, 2011, as Human Rights Day.
Department of Land Use and Transportation appoints new Traffic Engineer - Release date: 11/22/2011
Stacy Shetler tapped as Principal Traffic Engineer
URMD Safety Improvements - Release date: 11/22/2011
In September 2011, the Board of County Commissioners adopted an ordinance which expands the services eligible for funding by the Urban Road Maintenance District to include construction of safety improvements.
Washington County Releases Its First Internal Greenhouse Gas Inventory - Release date: 11/16/2011
This baseline report is intended to help the county reduce the negative impact of greenhouse gas emissions on human health, the economy and the environment.
Special Election Results Beginning After 8 p.m. November 8 - Release date: 11/08/2011
Unofficial election-night results for 2011 special election.
Test of the Nationwide Emergency Alert System Scheduled for November 9, 2011 - Release date: 11/02/2011
The federal government will conduct the first nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System (EAS) on Wednesday, November 9, at 11 a.m. Pacific Standard Time. Please do not call 9-1-1 in response.
Voters’ Pamphlet Available on Web and at Elections Office - Release date: 10/31/2011
Voters who may not have received a voters’ pamphlet appropriate for their political party affiliation can find the correct pamphlet online and at the Washington County Elections Office.
Application Deadline Extended to October 14 for Transportation Plan Update Citizen Advisory Committee - Release date: 10/07/2011
Washington County is updating its transportation plan and is looking for area residents to serve on a Citizen Advisory Committee to help guide the project. The application deadline has been extended.
Veterans Benefits and Job Fair at Willow Creek - Release date: 09/15/2011
Veterans and their families needing assistance are invited to attend a Veterans Benefits and Job Fair at the Willow Creek Center from 10am to 2pm on Wednesday, September 28, 2011.
Changes to Washington County Land Use and Transportation Customer Reception Hours at Public Services Building Effective October 3 - Release date: 09/14/2011
The Department of Land Use and Transportation announces new customer reception hours at the Public Services Building.
Join the Transportation Plan Update Citizen Advisory Committee - Release date: 09/01/2011
Washington County is planning to update its transportation plan and is looking for area residents to serve on a Citizen Advisory Committee to help guide the project.
Fresh Strawberries from a Farm Field in Washington County Implicated in E. Coli O157 Outbreak in NW Oregon - Release date: 08/08/2011
Oregon Public Health officials have identified fresh strawberries from a Newberg farm with fields in Washington County as the source of a cluster of E. coli O157:H7 infections. Health officials are urging consumers who may have purchased strawberries from a road-side fruit stand or farmer's market in the area last month to throw them out.
Roadside Shoulder Spraying - Release date: 08/08/2011
Property owners notified about possible roadside shoulder overspray.
2010 Annual Report Available - Release date: 07/21/2011
The Department of Land Use and Transportation's 2010 Annual Report is now available.
MBC Invites Public Comment on Draft Evaluation Criteria - Release date: 07/15/2011
The Minor Betterment Program Selection Committee invites public feedback on draft evaluation criteria.
Don’t Let Mosquitoes Make a Meal of You! - Release date: 06/23/2011
Avoid mosquito bites and remove containers of standing water and other items that can become habitat for breeding mosquitoes.