Washington County Law Library Celebrates 90 Years of Service - Release date: 10/17/2016
The Washington County Law Library celebrates 90 years of service while ensuring equal access to legal information and assistance for all and particularly to those who cannot afford lawyers.
Interactive map highlights road hazards, closures - Release date: 10/15/2016
An interactive map displaying current emergency road closures and restrictions is now posted on the Washington County Roads webpage, wc-roads.com. This map will remain active while the storm is impacting County roadways.
Free Family Caregivers Conference on November 18 - Release date: 10/13/2016
Registration is now open for this year's Family Caregivers Conference. The free event takes place in Hillsboro on November 18.
Board adopts MSTIP 3e funding program - Release date: 10/04/2016
The Major Streets Transportation Improvement Program Phase 3e (MSTIP 3e) Funding Program was adopted by the Washington County Board of Commissioners today [Oct. 4].
Washington County Settles Lawsuit - Release date: 10/04/2016
Washington County and lawyers representing a Eugene woman who was the victim of rape and assault in 2014 announced today that they have reached a settlement of all outstanding issues in the woman’s lawsuit against the county.
Nighttime repair planned for railroad crossing on Tualatin-Sherwood Road at Boones Ferry Road - Release date: 09/30/2016
Roads will remain open during repair of the railroad crossing, but traffic on Tualatin-Sherwood Road will be reduced to one lane in each direction. Expect delays or use alternate routes during this overnight work.
Weight limit placed on 227th Avenue bridge over Rock Creek - Release date: 09/27/2016
Traffic across the 227th Avenue Bridge over Rock Creek, north of Quatama Road, is now restricted to one lane and a 13-ton weight limit is in effect.
Elder Abuse Forum Focuses on Partnership Between Law Enforcement and Banking Industry - Release date: 09/22/2016
The event on October 11 will focus on working together to develop effective strategies to combat and prosecute financial elder abuse.
Boards and Commissions Vacancies - Fall 2016 - Release date: 09/21/2016
The Washington County Board of Commissioners announces vacancies for boards and commissions.
Public invited to comment on URMD Safety Improvement candidates - Release date: 09/21/2016
The public is invited to comment on the top URMD Safety Improvement candidates being considered for funding in 2017-18. Comments submitted by Nov. 11 will be reviewed by the selection committee.
Changes proposed to County winery regulations - Release date: 09/20/2016
The proposed updates to Ordinance 815 represent the first significant update to the County’s winery standards since 1990. The updates would reflect changes in state provisions and minor “formatting amendments” to wineries in the Exclusive Farm Use (EFU) and Agricultural & Forestry 80-acre minimum (AF-20) land use districts.
Nighttime traffic delays expected on Cornelius Pass Road - Release date: 09/20/2016
Nighttime traffic delays on Cornelius Pass Road and intersections, between Cornell Road and U.S. 26, can be expected Sept. 20-23 and Sept. 26-Oct. 7 for storm sewer and paving work.
Washington County adopts conditional vehicle registration fee - Release date: 09/20/2016
An ordinance establishing a conditional $30 annual vehicle registration fee (VRF) to offset some of the local maintenance funding shortfall and to improve transportation safety was adopted during tonight’s [Sept. 20] Washington County Board of Commissioners meeting.
County Officials Explain Wood Stove Exchange Program at Upcoming Information Sessions - Release date: 09/16/2016
Five sessions will take place over the next month in Beaverton, Aloha, Cornelius, Hillsboro and Tigard.
Washington County hosts Development Forum Sept. 29 - Release date: 09/11/2016
The fall Development Forum, hosted by Washington County Department of Land Use & Transportation, will be held 8:30-10 a.m. Sept. 29 in the cafeteria of the Public Services Building, 155 N. 1st Ave., Hillsboro.
Proposed VRF ordinance has first reading - Release date: 09/06/2016
The first reading of an ordinance calling for a $30 annual vehicle registration fee (VRF) to offset some of the maintenance funding shortfall and improve transportation safety was conducted during today’s [Sept. 6] Washington County Board of Commissioners meeting.
Grant will Provide Books and School Supplies to Immigrant and Refugee Families - Release date: 09/06/2016
The $100,000 federal grant will ensure that the growing numbers of immigrant and refugee students and their families in Washington County have the books, programs and supplies they need to be ready for school and prepared to succeed.
Washington County Schedules Public Services Building Time Capsule Ceremony - Release date: 09/02/2016
Washington County will hold a brief, outdoor ceremony at noon on Tuesday, September 20 to retrieve a time capsule which was buried in 1990.
Public Comment Sought on Draft Washington County Natural Hazard Mitigation Plan - Release date: 09/01/2016
Community members of Hillsboro, Tigard, and unincorporated Washington County are invited to provide input on the 2016 Washington County Natural Hazard Mitigation Plan. The plan is open for a public comment period which runs from August 31 to September 14, 2016.
Washington County Cooperative Library Services Celebrating 40 Years of Connecting People, Books and Resources - Release date: 08/31/2016
The Washington County Cooperative Library Services (WCCLS) is pleased to announce the celebration of providing 40 years of connecting people, books and resources for the residents of Washington County with a series of community events, a commemorative library Passport and four limited edition WCCLS card designs.