Weight limit placed on 227th Avenue bridge over Rock Creek - Release date: 09/27/2016
Traffic across the 227th Avenue Bridge over Rock Creek, north of Quatama Road, is now restricted to one lane and a 13-ton weight limit is in effect.
Elder Abuse Forum Focuses on Partnership Between Law Enforcement and Banking Industry - Release date: 09/22/2016
The event on October 11 will focus on working together to develop effective strategies to combat and prosecute financial elder abuse.
Boards and Commissions Vacancies - Fall 2016 - Release date: 09/21/2016
The Washington County Board of Commissioners announces vacancies for boards and commissions.
Public invited to comment on URMD Safety Improvement candidates - Release date: 09/21/2016
The public is invited to comment on the top URMD Safety Improvement candidates being considered for funding in 2017-18. Comments submitted by Nov. 11 will be reviewed by the selection committee.
Changes proposed to County winery regulations - Release date: 09/20/2016
The proposed updates to Ordinance 815 represent the first significant update to the County’s winery standards since 1990. The updates would reflect changes in state provisions and minor “formatting amendments” to wineries in the Exclusive Farm Use (EFU) and Agricultural & Forestry 80-acre minimum (AF-20) land use districts.
Nighttime traffic delays expected on Cornelius Pass Road - Release date: 09/20/2016
Nighttime traffic delays on Cornelius Pass Road and intersections, between Cornell Road and U.S. 26, can be expected Sept. 20-23 and Sept. 26-Oct. 7 for storm sewer and paving work.
Washington County adopts conditional vehicle registration fee - Release date: 09/20/2016
An ordinance establishing a conditional $30 annual vehicle registration fee (VRF) to offset some of the local maintenance funding shortfall and to improve transportation safety was adopted during tonight’s [Sept. 20] Washington County Board of Commissioners meeting.
County Officials Explain Wood Stove Exchange Program at Upcoming Information Sessions - Release date: 09/16/2016
Five sessions will take place over the next month in Beaverton, Aloha, Cornelius, Hillsboro and Tigard.
Washington County hosts Development Forum Sept. 29 - Release date: 09/11/2016
The fall Development Forum, hosted by Washington County Department of Land Use & Transportation, will be held 8:30-10 a.m. Sept. 29 in the cafeteria of the Public Services Building, 155 N. 1st Ave., Hillsboro.
County will Quake Up! Saturday, Oct. 1 in Beaverton - Release date: 09/08/2016
Washington County’s Quake Up! event for disaster preparedness will be from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 1 at the Beaverton Farmers’ Market.
Proposed VRF ordinance has first reading - Release date: 09/06/2016
The first reading of an ordinance calling for a $30 annual vehicle registration fee (VRF) to offset some of the maintenance funding shortfall and improve transportation safety was conducted during today’s [Sept. 6] Washington County Board of Commissioners meeting.
Grant will Provide Books and School Supplies to Immigrant and Refugee Families - Release date: 09/06/2016
The $100,000 federal grant will ensure that the growing numbers of immigrant and refugee students and their families in Washington County have the books, programs and supplies they need to be ready for school and prepared to succeed.
Washington County Schedules Public Services Building Time Capsule Ceremony - Release date: 09/02/2016
Washington County will hold a brief, outdoor ceremony at noon on Tuesday, September 20 to retrieve a time capsule which was buried in 1990.
Public Comment Sought on Draft Washington County Natural Hazard Mitigation Plan - Release date: 09/01/2016
Community members of Hillsboro, Tigard, and unincorporated Washington County are invited to provide input on the 2016 Washington County Natural Hazard Mitigation Plan. The plan is open for a public comment period which runs from August 31 to September 14, 2016.
Washington County Cooperative Library Services Celebrating 40 Years of Connecting People, Books and Resources - Release date: 08/31/2016
The Washington County Cooperative Library Services (WCCLS) is pleased to announce the celebration of providing 40 years of connecting people, books and resources for the residents of Washington County with a series of community events, a commemorative library Passport and four limited edition WCCLS card designs.
Washington County 2017 Community Cultural Participation Grants--Cycle Opens September 1st-–New Application Portal Debuts - Release date: 08/31/2016
The Cultural Coalition of Washington County (CCWC) opens its grant cycle on Thursday, September 1st. Washington County based not-for-profit arts, heritage and humanities organizations are encouraged to apply for grants to be used during calendar year 2017.
175th Avenue at Rigert Road to close Sept. 15 - Release date: 08/30/2016
175th Avenue at Rigert Road to close Sept. 15 for right-of-way improvements associated with development of Oldham Meadows Subdivision
Weight limits placed on two County bridges - Release date: 08/29/2016
New weight limits on two County bridges are now in effect. The restrictions will remain in place until the bridges are repaired or replaced.
Washington County Launches Wood Stove Exchange Program - Release date: 08/25/2016
Qualifying residents can receive a rebate of $1,500-$3,500 when they replace their old or uncertified wood stove with a cleaner heating device. In some cases, the replacement will be free.
Soaring Temperatures can be a Danger to Pets - Release date: 08/18/2016
Tips and advice for keeping your pets safe and healthy during the heat wave.