Animal Shelter Appreciation Week, November 4 - 10, 2012 - Release date: 11/06/2012
Animal shelters, including the Bonnie L. Hays Small Animal Shelter, are important to the quality of life of our community and communities around the nation.
Gingerbread Dog House Contest 2012 - Release date: 10/31/2012
Build your dream gingerbread house, and help support the pets at the Bonnie L. Hays Small Animal Shelter.
A Message from Sheriff Garrett - Release date: 10/30/2012
Sheriff Pat Garrett has recorded a special message for residents of the Enhanced Sheriff’s Patrol District. It relates to Measure 34-198 which would continue an enhanced level of police emergency response within the urban communities outside of cities.
Washington County’s Energy and Emergency Preparedness Fair Slated for October 25 - Release date: 10/23/2012
The Annual Washington County Facilities & Parks Services Energy Fair is expanding this year to include an additional focus on Emergency Preparedness. On Thursday, October 25, 2012, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., attendees will learn ways to conserve energy and be prepared for emergencies, both at home and at work.
Approximately 2,000 Washington County Taxpayers will receive duplicate tax bills. - Release date: 10/18/2012
Approximately 2,000 Washington County Taxpayers will receive duplicate tax bills due to a printing error.
The Great Oregon ShakeOut - October 18, 2012 - Release date: 10/16/2012
Washington County has chosen to participate in The Great Oregon ShakeOut on October 18, 2012.
Automated Calls to Voters Not Generated by Washington County - Release date: 10/06/2012
A pre-recorded message often incorrectly claims that voter registration status is “inactive.”
2012 Hispanic Heritage Month - Release date: 09/25/2012
Washington County proclaims September 15 - October 15, 2012, as Hispanic Heritage Month to recognize the contributions Hispanic/Latino members have made in Washington County.
November 6 Election Includes Measure to Continue Funding for ESPD - Release date: 09/19/2012
The Washington County Board of Commissioners has asked voters in the Enhanced Sheriff's Patrol District to consider replacing local option levy funding this November. This measure would maintain current service levels within the Patrol District by replacing a levy expiring June 2013.
Steve Franks Appointed Assistant Director of Land Use and Transportation - Release date: 07/27/2012
The appointment is effective immediately.
Electric Vehicle Charging Stations Available for Public Use - Release date: 07/27/2012
Washington County has recently installed electric vehicle (EV) charging stations in the parking lot of the Cameron Public Services Building in Hillsboro.
Boil Water Notice for Some Eastern-County Communities - Release date: 07/21/2012
UPDATE: Boil water notice has ended. The City of Portland’s Water Bureau issued a boil water notice Saturday for some communities along the eastern border of Washington County.
Dogs On Parade is back at Hillsboro Tuesday Marketplace - Release date: 07/09/2012
Contests, prizes, and fun in store at Dogs On Parade on July 17th!
Pertussis in Washington County - Release date: 06/01/2012
Infants are particularly vulnerable to this highly contagious respiratory disease. Información en Español.
National Public Works Week - May 20-26, 2012 - Release date: 05/15/2012
This annual celebration offers the opportunity to express appreciation to our public works employees.
Emergency Medical Services Week - May 20-26, 2012 - Release date: 05/15/2012
This year’s national theme, “EMS, More Than A Job, A Calling” underscores the commitment and dedication of the EMS providers who serve our community.
Pose for a Picture, Be on a Poster! - Release date: 05/03/2012
Visit us at the NW Pet & Companion Fair and win a chance for your dog to be on our Dogs on Parade Poster!
Housing Services Hosts Free Landlord Event Discussing Property Inspections - Release date: 05/01/2012
Free evening conference to highlight the value of regular checks of rental properties
Memorial Day Ceremony - Save the Date! - Release date: 04/17/2012
Join us as we honor our nation's brave service members who made the ultimate sacrifice in the line of duty.
County Road Flood Update - Release date: 04/01/2012
River waters have receded, but some county roads remain closed.