Public asked to provide input on MSTIP 3e project list - Release date: 04/27/2016
Public input on the Major Streets Transportation Improvement Program (MSTIP) Phase 3e list of projects proposed for funding is being sought by Washington County and its partner cities.
Print From Any Device at Your Library - Release date: 04/25/2016
Member Libraries now offer wireless printing as a service for patrons
Transportation Development Tax to increase July 1 - Release date: 04/21/2016
Washington County Transportation Development Tax (TDT) rates will increase by 2.03 percent, effective July 1.
Open house scheduled for Elwert-Kruger intersection - Release date: 04/18/2016
An open house for improvements planned for the Elwert-Kruger roads intersection will be held 5-7 p.m. Thursday, May 12, at Middleton Elementary School, 23505 SW Old Hwy 99W.
Sylvia Lee, WCCLS Automation Supervisor, recipient of 11th Annual International Beacon Award - Release date: 04/05/2016
The Washington County Cooperative Library Services (WCCLS) is pleased to announce that Sylvia Lee, the WCCLS Automation Supervisor, has been awarded the 11th annual Beacon Award from the Innovative Users Group (IUG)
Washington County hosts Development Forum April 28 - Release date: 04/05/2016
Washington County hosts a spring Development Forum April 28 2016 at the Public Services Building
Roadside signs sprout like weeds - Release date: 04/04/2016
Roadside signs sprout like weeds, creating safety issues and complaints.
Cornelius Pass/Evergreen signal shutdown planned for 3 nights - Release date: 03/31/2016
Nighttime traffic will be flagged through the intersection of Cornelius Pass Road and Evergreen Parkway from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m.
Open House for two projects on 175th Avenue is April 21 - Release date: 03/30/2016
An open house for two projects on 175th Avenue will be held from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, April 21, at Scholls Heights Elementary School, 16400 SW Loon Drive.
Open House for the Rock Creek and 174th Avenue projects is April 14 - Release date: 03/29/2016
An open house for two safety improvement projects – on Rock Creek Boulevard and 174th Avenue – will be held from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, April 14, at the Rock Creek Country Club, 5100 NW Neakahnie Ave.
Washington County to Present 14th Annual Public Health Recognition Awards - Release date: 03/29/2016
The awards will be presented on Tuesday, April 5, at 11:30 a.m. in the Public Services Building cafeteria. All are welcome!
Review Draft 2016-17 Road Maintenance Program - Release date: 03/18/2016
The public is invited to review and comment on Washington County's draft 2016-17 Road Maintenance Program through April 15.
Scoggins Valley Road to close for six weeks - Release date: 03/18/2016
Scoggins Valley Road will be closed for six weeks starting March 28. During the closure two projects will be completed. A slide near Deacon Drive will be stabilized and subsurface drainage will be improved at the Stepien Road intersection.
Washington County Launches New Tool to Make Managing Recycling and Garbage Easier - Release date: 03/17/2016
The Washington County Solid Waste & Recycling Program has released the new Garbage and Recycling Day tool to help residents find answers to common questions about curbside garbage and recycling collection service.
County Board approves transportation agreement with Nike - Release date: 03/15/2016
An agreement that will initiate transportation improvements around the Nike campus was approved by the Washington County Board of Commissioners during its Tuesday meeting. The agreement covers four roadway improvement projects to be constructed over the next several years, totaling about $45.3 million. Nike is paying $10.1 million of that cost in transportation development tax (TDT). Nike’s TDT payment was calculated based on the square footage of the expansion occurring at their World Headquarters campus, in accordance with the County’s TDT ordinance.
School Access Improvement Study released - Release date: 03/15/2016
The Washington County School Access Improvement Study was presented to the Board of Commissioners on Tuesday [March 15]. The study, a part of the County’s Safe Routes to School Program, provides the first comprehensive look at the extent of traffic infrastructure barriers that prevent or limit students’ ability to walk to school safely.
Boards and Commissions Vacancies - Summer 2016 - Release date: 03/15/2016
The Washington County Board of Commissioners announces vacancies for various boards and commissions.
12th Annual Storytelling Festival - Art of the Story at Washington County Libraries - Release date: 03/14/2016
The Washington County Cooperative Library Services (WCCLS) hosts the 12th Annual Storytelling Festival — Art of the Story April 2 - 9. This year the festival will feature five professional storytellers.
Local Librarians Come to the Aid When Vandals Hit - Release date: 03/14/2016
Hearing that colleagues and library patrons were in need was all it took for the staff from the Washington County Cooperative Library Services (WCCLS) and the WCCLS member libraries to jump into action.
Washington County Joins the NACo “Live Healthy” Prescription, Dental and Health Discounts Program - Release date: 03/04/2016
Washington County has announced its participation in the National Association of Counties (NACo) “Live Healthy” Discounts Program, which allows them to offer all county residents the opportunity to save money with discounts on prescriptions as well as dental and health services and procedures.