Road crews prepare for Round 2 of wet windy weather - Release date: 12/09/2015
Washington County road crews are preparing for another round of wet and windy weather. The Department of Land Use & Transportation activated its Department Operations Center today.
Flooding causing road closures, restrictions - Release date: 12/07/2015
Flooding caused by heavy rains is resulting in road closures and restrictions throughout Washington County. Those living in areas prone to flooding and landslides should be prepared to take action conditions worsen. Motorists are advised to use extreme caution.
EMS Advisory Council Member Recruitment - Release date: 12/02/2015
The Washington County Board of Commissioners recruits for EMS Advisory Council members.
Restoration of Washington County Justice Services Building Complete - Release date: 12/02/2015
Following flood damage remediation work by County crews and contractors, the basement of the Washington County Justice Services Building in downtown Hillsboro is now back in service.
Auditor releases Final Follow-up on Executive Expenses - Release date: 12/01/2015
County Auditor John Hutzler released his Final Follow-up Report on his February 2014 Audit of Executive Expenses.
Counseling and Victims’ Services Program Celebrates New Location - Release date: 11/30/2015
Washington County Counseling & Victims’ Services Program (CVS) will host an Open House on Thursday, December 3 to celebrate its new location at 160 SW Washington St., Hillsboro, OR.
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).