Public Asked to Postpone Business with the County, If Possible - Release date: 12/07/2016
Although Washington County buildings are expected to remain open, Thursday’s storm will prompt several departments and offices to reduce the number of personnel providing “counter-top” services throughout the organization.
Washington County awarded $97,500 for equitable housing - Release date: 12/06/2016
A $97,500 grant to help Washington County identify barriers to affordable housing development and implement solutions was awarded by Metro Council on Dec. 1.
Celebrating People & Partnerships available online - Release date: 12/01/2016
Celebrating People & Partnerships Annual Report FY 2015-16 has been published online by Washington County Department of Land Use & Transportation (LUT).
Open house for Timber Road bridge replacement - Release date: 12/01/2016
An open house for the Timber Road bridge replacement project will be 5-7 p.m. Dec. 15 at Gales Creek Fire Station, 52122 NW Old Wilson River Road.
Boards and Commissions Vacancies - Winter 2016-17 - Release date: 11/22/2016
The Washington County Board of Commissioners authorized recruitment for various boards and commissions.
Fischer Road construction to begin in December - Release date: 11/22/2016
Construction on Fischer Road, between SW 131st Avenue and Highway 99W, will begin Dec. 5.
Eight road safety improvement projects recommended for FY 2017-18 - Release date: 11/22/2016
The Urban Road Maintenance District Advisory Committee recommended eight safety improvement projects for funding in 2017-18.
Scotch Church Road to close for construction of a roundabout - Release date: 11/10/2016
Scotch Church Road will be closed at Jackson School Road from Nov. 21-Feb. 18, 2017, for the construction of a roundabout at Jackson School, Scotch Church and Meek roads.
Public input sought during Transportation Futures Study online open house - Release date: 11/07/2016
Those who live, work and play in Washington County are asked to join the conversation about the future of transportation during the Washington County Transportation Futures Study Online Open House.
Reminder: Drop Off Ballots at Official Collection Sites - Release date: 11/07/2016
Last-minute voters should drop off their ballots well before 8 p.m. this Tuesday. Official ballot drop sites are located throughout the county.
Permit Required When Feeding Public - Release date: 11/04/2016
Washington County Environmental Health is reminding event organizers that temporary food service permits are required when providing certain food or drinks to the public, even when the food is free.
Voters Urged to Drop Off Ballots at Official Collection Sites - Release date: 11/03/2016
Washington County elections officials are asking last-minute voters to drop off their ballots well before 8 p.m. this Tuesday. Official ballot drop sites are located throughout the county.
Open house scheduled for SW 198th Avenue improvement project - Release date: 11/02/2016
Open house for SW 198th Avenue improvements will be 5-7 p.m. Nov. 17 at Edwards Aloha Community Center, 4375 SW Edwards Place.
Auditor releases second follow-up on Jail Healthcare - Release date: 11/02/2016
County Auditor John Hutzler released his second follow-up on his Jail Healthcare Audit. Of 27 recommendations it had agreed to implement, County Administration (CA0) will not implement 5. The CAO has fully implemented 11 and partially implemented 4. The CAO did not respond to the Auditor's report, but will update the Board on jail healthcare at its Nov. 22 work session.
Wood Smoke Advisory Season Starts Today - Release date: 11/01/2016
Health officials at Washington County, together with the cities of Hillsboro and Cornelius, are reminding residents of wood smoke ordinances that may affect them.
Auditor releases report on EthicsMatters Hotline - Release date: 10/28/2016
County Auditor John Hutzler recommended that the County improve the visibility of the hotline, accept reports of contractor inefficiency, waste and abuse, and enhance employee ethics training.
Paving work causes traffic delays on Cornelius Pass Road - Release date: 10/28/2016
Significant traffic delays on Cornelius Pass Road and U.S. 26 resulted from paving work associated with the Cornelius Pass Road widening project this morning (10/28).
Veterans Day Ceremony 2016 - Release date: 10/27/2016
Washington County Disability, Aging and Veteran Services is hosting its annual Veterans Day ceremony on Friday, November 11. All are welcome.
New marijuana ordinance addresses growing and processing - Release date: 10/25/2016
An ordinance that includes regulations addressing commercial recreational marijuana activity was adopted by the Washington County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday (Oct. 25).
Meek Road to close for construction of a roundabout - Release date: 10/24/2016
Meek Road will be closed at Jackson School Road from Nov. 3 through January for the construction of a roundabout at Jackson School, Scotch Church and Meek roads.