Fern Hill Road closed due to high water; gates in place effective Jan. 24 - Release date: 01/24/2020
Fern Hill Road is closed to all traffic from Taylor Way to Geiger Road due to flooding. Travelers should avoid the area or use alternate routes.
Exclusion Day is February 19; Where to get your kids vaccinated in Washington County - Release date: 01/22/2020
Any child without the required immunizations or an exemption certificate will not be allowed to attend school or child care on or after February 19 until they provide documentation of immunizations or exemption.
Weight restrictions in place for B Street bridge - Release date: 01/21/2020
A weight restriction on the B Street bridge over Naylor Creek was approved by the Washington County Board of Commissioners during its regular meeting on Jan. 21.
Kruger Road opens; Haide and Elwert roads close - Release date: 01/17/2020
Elwert Road, between Kruger and Edy roads, and Haide Road, between the Elwert Road and the future Sherwood High School access road, are expected to close Feb. 3-April 1 for the Elwert-Kruger roads intersection improvement project. Kruger Road will reopen at the same time.
URMDAC has four new members - Release date: 01/16/2020
Four new members attended their first Washington County Urban Roads Maintenance District Advisory Committee (URMDAC) meeting on Jan. 15.
RROMAC welcomes three new members - Release date: 01/09/2020
Three new members joined the Rural Roads Operations and Maintenance Advisory Committee (RROMAC) on Jan. 9.
Board of Commissioners release draft equity resolution for public comment - Release date: 01/07/2020
The Washington County Board of Commissioners invites public review and comment on a draft resolution related to diversity, equity and inclusion.
A Year of Change FY 2018-19 annual report available online - Release date: 01/02/2020
A Year of Change: Annual Report FY 2018-19 has been published online by Washington County Department of Land Use & Transportation (LUT).
Garza appointed interim director of Assessment and Taxation Department - Release date: 12/30/2019
Recruitment for permanent director to begin in 2020.
Hawthorn Walk-in Center changes Christmas hours of operation - Release date: 12/23/2019
The Hawthorn Walk-in Center for Mental Health and Addictions Care in Hillsboro will be open from 12-6 p.m. on Christmas this year.
Rhodes appointed interim county administrator - Release date: 12/18/2019
Recruitment for permanent administrator continues.
Washington County Public Health works to combat outbreaks and rising infectious diseases - Release date: 12/16/2019
Public Health's first infectious disease report provides the most current data on disease trends, case counts and in-depth articles on communicable diseases, sexually transmitted infections, HIV, tuberculosis and various outbreaks in the county.
Martin Road closed through Jan. 9 - Release date: 12/11/2019
Martin Road is closed through Jan. 9, between Verboort Road and Highway 47, for emergency repairs.
New mailing address for property tax payments - Release date: 12/11/2019
Washington County’s Department of Assessment and Taxation announces a new mailing address for property tax payments, effective December 16, 2019.
Free training for those caring for someone with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia - Release date: 12/09/2019
Washington County Disability, Aging and Veteran Services is offering a free six-week training geared toward helping unpaid caregivers.
Washington County issues Red Day Alert due to poor air quality - Release date: 12/05/2019
Washington County Public Health has lifted the Red Day Alert for poor air quality that was issued yesterday.
Boards and Commissions Vacancies - Winter 2019-20 - Release date: 12/03/2019
The Washington County Board of Commissioners is recruiting for various boards and commissions vacancies
Century Boulevard Extension Project open house is Dec. 12 - Release date: 11/25/2019
The public is invited to comment on the Century Boulevard Extension Project at an open house, from 5-7 p.m. Dec. 12 at R. A. Brown Middle School, 1505 SE Cornelius Pass Road
Kruger Road closure expected to begin Dec. 4 - Release date: 11/21/2019
Kruger Road, from the Elwert/Kruger roads intersection to the west end of the future Sherwood high school, is expected to close Dec. 4-Jan. 31 for construction of the Elwert/Kruger roundabout project.
Perkins-Hagele Appointed as Fair Complex Venue Manager - Release date: 11/20/2019
Leah Perkins-Hagele has been named Washington County Fair Complex venue manager, responsible for overall management of the Fair Complex, annual County Fair and the new Wingspan Event and Conference Center.