Auditor releases Jail Healthcare Follow-up - Release date: 11/25/2015
Washington County Auditor John Hutzler released the first follow-up report on his award-winning audit of Jail Healthcare.
Boards and Commissions Vacancies - Winter 15-16 - Release date: 11/24/2015
The Washington County Board of Commissioners announces vacancies for various boards and commissions.
$95K grant awarded to Washington County for transportation safety plan - Release date: 11/24/2015
A $95,000 grant to help reduce transportation-related injuries and fatalities has been awarded to Washington County’s Department of Land Use & Transportation (LUT) by the Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT). LUT will use the grant to create a Transportation Safety Action Plan (TSAP) that addresses safety for all motorists, pedestrians and bicyclists. The plan will use County road crash data to help the project team focus on goals, objectives and tactics to make County roads safer.
El Condado busca sus ideas para mejorar la participación de la comunidad - Release date: 11/19/2015
Las nuevas estrategias para el programa actual de participación pública del condado son el objeto de una encuesta en línea y evento de la comunidad patrocinado por el Condado de Washington.
Dec. 10 Open House for 198th Avenue Project - Release date: 11/17/2015
The public is invited to stop by Hazeldale Elementary School any time between 5 and 7 p.m. to learn more about the proposed project.
County Seeks Your Ideas to Improve Community Involvement - Release date: 11/16/2015
New strategies for the county’s ongoing public participation program are the subject of an online survey and community event sponsored by Washington County.
Significant rainfall predicted; use caution - Release date: 11/12/2015
The National Weather Service is predicting significant rainfall starting tonight [Thursday, 11/12] through Saturday in Southwest Washington and Northwest Oregon. Heavy rains reduce driver's visibility and can result in flooding.
New Rules Around Wood Smoke Take Effect Today - Release date: 11/06/2015
On October 6, the Washington County Board of Commissioners approved new rules to protect the public’s health by reducing wood smoke. The ordinance goes into effect today.
Libraries Thank Voters for Continued Support - Release date: 11/04/2015
On Tuesday, November 3rd Washington County voters approved the Washington County Cooperative Library Services (WCCLS) replacement operating levy.
Voters Urged to Drop Off Ballots at Official Collection Sites - Release date: 11/03/2015
Washington County elections officials are asking last-minute voters to drop off their ballots well before 8 p.m. this Tuesday. The Elections Office will be open for part of Saturday and will offer drive-through service at one location on Tuesday.
Nov. 12 Groundbreaking Event for 124th Avenue Extension and Willamette Water Supply Pipeline Projects - Release date: 11/02/2015
Community leaders and staff will gather at the south side of Tualatin-Sherwood Road and SW 124th Avenue at 1 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 12, to celebrate the groundbreaking of the upcoming roadway and pipeline projects.
Coffee and Conversation for Senior LGBT Community - Release date: 11/02/2015
Washington County Disability, Aging and Veteran Services Family Caregiver Support Program is sponsoring a free “Coffee and Conversation” for seniors in the LGBT community on November 19.
Veterans Day Ceremony at Washington County Veterans Memorial - Release date: 10/30/2015
The annual event will take place on Wednesday, November 11, at 11 a.m.
Use caution, stay alert when traveling - Release date: 10/29/2015
Moderate to heavy rain will accompany area trick-or-treaters in northwest Oregon this Halloween weekend. The rain is expected to start Friday morning (Oct. 30) and continue through Sunday (Nov. 1).
Nov. 3 Open House for Fischer Road project - Release date: 10/26/2015
The public is invited to stop by Best Western Plus in King City any time between 5 and 7 p.m. to learn more about the project.
Seven Safety Projects Recommended by URMDAC - Release date: 10/23/2015
The Urban Road Maintenance District Advisory Committee recommended seven Safety Improvement projects for funding in 2016-17.
Washington County Buildings to Receive Critical Seismic Upgrades - Release date: 10/21/2015
The Washington County Public Services Building (PSB) and the Law Enforcement Center (LEC) are the first of several County buildings that will receive critical seismic retrofits. After an earthquake, immediate occupancy of the PSB and uninterrupted use of the LEC will be a key component of the response and recovery efforts and would enable the community to regain vital services more quickly in the days and weeks that follow.
Your Library = Access to Technology and Life-long Learning Opportunities - Release date: 10/21/2015
One of the best services the Washington County Cooperative Library Services (WCCLS) offers is the shared library collection that all patrons have access to.
2015-16 Property Tax Statement - Release date: 10/20/2015
Approximately 192,000 property tax statements will be mailed to Washington County property owners between October 19th and 23rd. In the weeks that follow, staff in the County's Department of Assessment & Taxation will assist the public with a variety of inquiries, including how property tax bills are determined, what local services are paid for, and what the options are for an appeal.
Washington County hosts Development Forum Oct 29 2015 - Release date: 10/19/2015
Washington County LUT hosts a Development Forum Oct. 29 from 8:30-10:00 a.m. for customers in the development and building industries.