209th Avenue construction begins in June - Release date: 05/20/2022
Learn about construction starting June 1 at the 209th Avenue construction kickoff open house.
May 15-21 proclaimed National Public Works Week - Release date: 05/12/2022
May 15-21 is National Public Works Week designed to educate, celebrate and increase the awareness of public works in creating great communities. The Washington County Board of Commissioners issued a proclamation of the event during its May 3 regular meeting.
May 17th last day for ballots to be postmarked or returned for primary election - Release date: 05/11/2022
Ballots for the May 17th primary election must be received by 8 p.m. or postmarked by May 17, 2022, to be counted.
Transportation Development Tax to increase July 1, 2022 - Release date: 05/03/2022
Washington County Transportation Development Tax (TDT) rates will increase by 3.901%, effective July 1.
Board proclaims May Building Safety Month - Release date: 05/03/2022
The Washington County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday (May 3) proclaimed May National Building Safety Month in support of work performed by the Department of Land Use & Transportation (LUT).
Proposal released for $1.6 billion county budget - Release date: 05/03/2022
Proposed budget reflects a changing financial landscape for the organization as it emerges from the COVID-19 pandemic era, including steps to better align constrained revenues with community need.
El Condado de Washington se prepara para lanzar el nuevo programa Recycle+ - Release date: 04/27/2022
Este servicio opcional, que comienza el 1 de julio del 2022, brindará a los miembros de la comunidad en las áreas urbanas no incorporadas del condado de Washington la oportunidad de reciclar materiales no incluidos en el servicio de reciclaje regular.
Washington County to launch new Recycle+ program - Release date: 04/27/2022
This optional service, which begins July 1, 2022, will provide an opportunity for community members in urban unincorporated Washington County to recycle materials not included in standard recycling.
May 17th Primary Election Ballots to be Mailed - Release date: 04/26/2022
Ballots for the May 17th Primary Election in Washington County to be mailed on April 27th. This is a closed primary, meaning voters must select a party affiliation to participate no later than April 26th before midnight.
Some Washington County voters to receive supplemental voters’ pamphlet due to Oregon Elections Division design error - Release date: 04/22/2022
On April 21st, 2022, the Secretary of State’s Office issued a media release that the Oregon Elections Division had discovered an error in that agency’s voters’ pamphlet printed for the May 17, 2022, primary election. Candidate statements for four Washington County House Districts were inadvertently omitted from the printed pamphlet due to an Oregon Elections Division error.
County seeks input on two options for Saltzman Road - Release date: 04/15/2022
The Saltzman Road open house has been updated to correct the description of the bridge height.
All buildings opening on schedule, but travelers are urged to use caution due to spring snow - Release date: 04/11/2022
Learn more about county hours of operation during inclement weather.
Adoption of charter for Advisory Council on Racial Equity and Council Member Recruitment - Release date: 04/06/2022
The Board of Commissioners has completed another major milestone in advancing equity, diversity and inclusion in Washington County by adopting a charter for the new Advisory Council on Racial Equity and are now seeking candidates who wish to serve.
Tanya Ange appointed to National County Administrators Association Board - Release date: 04/05/2022
This leadership post provides west coast counties with representation in a key national organization.
Five community groups honored for improving access to care and services during the pandemic - Release date: 04/04/2022
Honorees receive awards during National Public Health Week
Washington County Extends Emergency Winter Shelter Capacity with 239 beds - Release date: 03/31/2022
239 Beds extended for several more weeks to provide shelter for medically fragile individuals, families and people experiencing homelessness
State of the County 2022 - Release date: 03/23/2022
On Tuesday, April 12, Chair Harrington will reflect on the challenges of 2021, her priorities for the future and the work the County does in service to the community. District commissioners will also share their priorities and updates.
Estado del Condado 2022 - Release date: 03/23/2022
El martes 12 de abril, la presidenta Harrington reflexionará sobre los desafíos de 2021, sus prioridades para el futuro y el trabajo que hace el Condado en servicio a la comunidad. Los comisionados de distritos también compartirán sus prioridades y actualizaciones.
Appointments announced for an assistant county administrator and chief financial officer - Release date: 03/18/2022
These key leadership positions will support the organization’s community-focused mission.
Masks are now optional in most County buildings - Release date: 03/14/2022
In light of new guidance from the Oregon Health Authority, Washington County has lifted mask mandates in most County facilities. All visitors who prefer to wear a mask are encouraged to do so.