Hillsboro and Washington County Propose Additional Gain Share Funds for Washington County School Districts - Release date: 07/18/2014
City of Hillsboro and Washington County propose sharing $8 million with Washington County school districts, $3 million more than previously announced from the Gain Share program.
Enrollment Open for Master Recycling Class - Release date: 07/14/2014
Applications are being accepted now through August 14 for the Master Recycling series.
Soaring Temperatures Can Be Deadly for Pets - Release date: 07/10/2014
Weather forecasters are predicting that temperatures may soon soar into the 100s. Pet owners are urged to take precautions to ensure their pets' health and safety.
Micro-Surface Paving Begins July 14 - Release date: 07/10/2014
Travelers should expect delays or use alternate routes during this maintenance work.
Animal Shelter Offers Advice for Dealing With Lost and Found Pets this Weekend - Release date: 07/03/2014
The Fourth of July holiday is the number one time of year for pets to go missing. Here's what to do if you lose or find a pet.
Road Maintenance Program for 2014-2015 approved by Board - Release date: 06/27/2014
The Washington County Board of Commissioners approved the 2014-2015 Road Maintenance Program. The program includes paving or sealing over 70 miles of road.
Public Health Advisory Council Recruitment - Release date: 06/24/2014
The Washington County Public Health Advisory Council seeks candidates.
Hillsboro Library Donates 574 Books to Washington County WIC - Release date: 06/24/2014
The Hillsboro Public Library recently donated 574 new books to Washington County Women, Infants and Children (WIC) for families to take home.
Eight-month closure of Oleson Road at Fanno Creek begins July 28 - Release date: 06/20/2014
The road will be closed to motorists while the bridge is replaced. A pedestrian and bicycle crossing will be maintained during the road closure. Meet the contractor at our July 8 project open house.
WCCLS Presents Author Events with Cory Doctorow July 8-10 - Release date: 06/18/2014
The Washington County Cooperative Library Services (WCCLS) is pleased to present three free public events July 8, 9 and 10th featuring internationally renowned science fiction author, activist, journalist and blogger Cory Doctorow.
County Commissioners will refer vehicle registration fee for road maintenance to county voters in November - Release date: 06/17/2014
Proposed fee is $30 per year for most vehicles; $17 per year for motorcycles/mopeds.
URMDAC recommends six safety projects - Release date: 06/13/2014
The Urban Road Maintenance District Advisory Committee recommended six safety improvement projects for funding in fiscal year 2014-2015.
Submit new proposals for Minor Betterments by July 15 - Release date: 06/12/2014
New Minor Betterment proposals submitted by July 15 will be considered by this year's selection committee.
County reports results of transportation survey - Release date: 06/10/2014
Road maintenance and traffic congestion remain top priority issues among residents.
Urban Road Maintenance District Annual Report Published - Release date: 06/03/2014
The Urban Road Maintenance District maintains nearly 435 miles of neighborhood streets in urban unincorporated Washington County.
Washington County to Hold Public Meeting on Proposed Increase to Garbage and Recycling Collection Rates - Release date: 06/03/2014
Anyone may attend the meeting on June 12 and provide comments to the Solid Waste Advisory Committee regarding the proposed rate changes.
Take Workplace Recycling to the Next Level with Washington County’s Help - Release date: 05/30/2014
Businesses that request a free workplace recycling evaluation will receive a Green Team kit containing reusable bags, durable drink tumblers and more.
Gravel road treatment contributes to safety - Release date: 05/29/2014
The county plans to apply dust control treatment on some rural gravel roads to increase surface stability.
June 11 Open House for Springville Road Project - Release date: 05/23/2014
The public is invited to stop by any time between 5 and 7 p.m. to learn more about the proposed improvements.
Summer Reading Starts June 1st, Something for All Ages! - Release date: 05/22/2014
With warm weather finally in the air that means the long days of summer must be just around the corner. Librarians all over Washington County have been hard at work preparing for the 2014 Washington County Cooperative Library Services (WCCLS) Summer Reading program, and it all finally starts on Sunday, June 1st.