New Boundary Lines Are in Effect for County Commissioner Districts - Release date: 09/28/2015
A process outlined in a voter-approved County Charter amendment culminates this month with new County Commissioner Districts. Web-based look-up tool also available.
San Diego Deputy District Attorney to Present at Elder Abuse Forum - Release date: 09/28/2015
This free forum is appropriate for all community members who routinely come in contact with older adults, including caregivers, law enforcement, attorneys, social service providers and others.
Boards and Commissions Vacancies - Fall 2015 - Release date: 09/22/2015
The Washington County Board of Commissioners announces vacancies on various boards and commissions.
WCCLS Launches Mobile Friendly and Accessible Website - Release date: 09/15/2015
Today the Washington County Cooperative Library Services (WCCLS) is pleased to debut a redesign of the wccls.org website. Utilizing staff and patron feedback the Cooperative Library Services identified three main purposes for rebuilding the WCCLS website: making information more easily findable, making the website mobile-responsive, and making the website accessible to all visitors.
Micro-Surface Paving Begins July 27 - Release date: 09/10/2015
Travelers should expect delays and/or are encouraged to take alternate routes if possible.
Washington County Seeks Community Input on Natural Hazards Mitigation Action Plan - Release date: 09/08/2015
The Washington County Natural Hazards Mitigation Action Plan seeks to address a variety of natural hazards by identifying activities that can be taken to lessen their impacts. Those who live and work in Washington County are invited to give input to update the plan by completing a brief, online survey by October 1, 2015.
Washington County’s Suicide Prevention Efforts Featured on “Let’s Talk About It” Town Hall Show - Release date: 09/02/2015
Suicide Prevention Week is September 7-13. Watch "Let's Talk About It", a show focusing on suicide warning signs, risk factors and resources available in Washington County.
Public invited to comment on top URMD Safety Improvement candidates - Release date: 09/01/2015
The public is invited to comment on the top twenty URMD Safety Improvement candidates being considered for funding in FY 2016-17. Comments received by Oct. 16 will be reviewed by the selection committee.
Scoggins Valley Road to close for five weeks - Release date: 08/28/2015
A contractor will replace two culverts just west of Tanner Creek Road. The road will be closed to all road users from Sept. 8 through October 12. The Hagg Lake Trail will be closed at the work site from Sept. 17 through October 12.
Washington County 2016 Community Cultural Participation Grants -- Cycle Opens September 1st - Release date: 08/28/2015
The Cultural Coalition of Washington County (CCWC) opens its grant cycle on Tuesday, 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 2016.
Access Re-opens to Hagg Lake at Scoggins Valley Park - Release date: 08/24/2015
Oregon Department of Forestry ceases air operations at Hagg Lake in response to the August Fire.
Road open to traffic at about 9 p.m. Sunday - Release date: 08/24/2015
Crews from Washington County Land Use & Transportation (LUT) and P&W worked diligently to make sure the crossing was replaced as quickly and safely as possible to ensure motorists, bicyclists and others reached their destinations with minimal delay, said Andrew Singelakis, LUT director.
Six-Week Series for Caregivers Begins September 17 - Release date: 08/21/2015
Registration is open for a six-week series called Powerful Tools for Caregivers. Classes take place on Thursdays, September 17 through October 22.
Hillsboro Library Donates 1,479 Books to Washington County WIC - Release date: 08/18/2015
The Hillsboro Public Library recently donated 1,479 new books to Washington County WIC for families to take home. This more than doubles their previous donation to WIC in February of this year.
Brookwood Parkway construction begins this week - Release date: 08/18/2015
Road work will occur at night. Travelers should expect delays or are encouraged to use alternate routes.
Tualatin-Sherwood Road to Close for Railroad Crossing Replacement - Release date: 08/11/2015
The replacement of the Tualatin-Sherwood Road railroad crossing is moving ahead unaffected by the recent trestle fire. Tualatin-Sherwood Road will be closed for up to 72 hours starting at 7 p.m. Friday evening, August 21. Your patience is appreciated during this inconvenient but necessary road closure.
Paving begins August 17 - Release date: 08/11/2015
Paving begins August 17 on various county roads. Travelers should expect long delays or are encouraged to use alternate routes.
Registration Open for September Family Caregiver Training Series - Release date: 08/07/2015
Registration is underway for a free five-week family caregiver training series that begins September 2.
Washington County Disability, Aging and Veteran Services Moving to New Location - Release date: 08/03/2015
DAVS is moving from their current location in downtown Hillsboro to 5240 NE Elam Young Parkway, Suite 300, in Hillsboro.
Washington County seeks ideas for Cornell/Murray property - Release date: 08/03/2015
Creative developers – including retailers, restaurateurs and others – are asked to submit innovative, feasible proposals for a vacant, County-owned property in the Cedar Mill Town Center, at the southeast corner of Cornell Road and Murray Boulevard. Responses are requested by Sept. 14.