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Posted on: November 25, 2015

Barrows Road Improvements to Begin in Early December

BEAVERTON, Ore. – The City of Beaverton will modify traffic beginning the first week of December to one lane on Barrows Road between Roshak Road and 154th Avenue to make sewer line improvements. After the work is completed near 154th, one of the three lan...Read on...

Posted on: November 19, 2015

City of Beaverton Welcomes Holiday Season with Annual Tree Lighting and Open House

BEAVERTON, Ore. – The City of Beaverton will host its annual tree lighting ceremony and holiday open house on Friday, Dec. 4, at the Beaverton City Library, 12375 SW Fifth Street. This year, the city has partnered with the German International School of P...Read on...

Posted on: November 16, 2015

Beaverton Civic Theatre Previews A Little Princess at Beaverton City Library

BEAVERTON, Ore. – The Beaverton Civic Theatre will give a preview of their upcoming production, A Little Princess, on Tuesday, Dec. 1, at 7 p.m. at the Beaverton City Library auditorium, 12375 SW Fifth Street.

This preview will provide a glimpse of wha...Read on...

Posted on: November 10, 2015

Beaverton Main Street Program Wins Finance Award

BEAVERTON, Ore. – The City of Beaverton’s Main Street program was recently honored with a 2015 Oregon Financing Roundtable Excellence Award from the Council of Development Finance Agencies (CDFA).

The CDFA Oregon Financing Roundtable Excellence Awards ...Read on...

Posted on: November 10, 2015

City of Beaverton Hosts Holiday Toy and Coat Drive

BEAVERTON, Ore. – The City of Beaverton is seeking donations of new toys and winter coats to help local families and children in need this holiday season. The drive runs from Nov. 16 to Dec. 14.

“The holidays can be a tough time for many families,” sai...Read on...

Posted on: November 9, 2015

Local Women Artists Featured in Beaverton Art Displays

BEAVERTON, Ore. – The City of Beaverton’s arts program will showcase works in November and December at several locations, including The Beaverton Building, Beaverton City Library main branch, Beaverton Murray Scholls branch library, Providence St. Vincent...Read on...

Posted on: November 3, 2015

Mobby's Opens North American Headquarters in Beaverton

BEAVERTON, Ore. – Mobby’s, a watersports company and the largest manufacturer of scuba diving suits in Japan, opened its North American headquarters in Beaverton earlier this month. Mobby’s USA will be located at 1800 NW 169th Place, Suite B110, in Beaver...Read on...

Posted on: October 29, 2015

City of Beaverton Brings Leaf Drop-Off Events to Neighborhoods

BEAVERTON, Ore. – The city of Beaverton is making it easier to dispose of raked leaves this year. Each weekend between Nov. 7 and Dec. 12, residents can bring their leaves to one of the city’s drop-off locations. Beaverton’s public works crew and neighbor...Read on...

Posted on: August 21, 2015

Bridge Meadows Project Moves Forward with City Support

BEAVERTON, Ore. –The City of Beaverton approved a $200,000 loan for Bridge Meadows, an intergenerational affordable housing project for seniors and families in the process of adopting foster children, for the purchase of the property located at 5895 and 5...Read on...

Posted on: July 16, 2015

City of Beaverton Receives National Financial Reporting Award

BEAVERTON, Ore. – The Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) recently announced that the City of Beaverton’s finance department has received the GFOA’s Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reportin...Read on...

Posted on: June 16, 2015

Beaverton DUII Program Wins Award

BEAVERTON, Ore. – The City of Beaverton has received the DUII Group/Organization Advocate-of-the-Year award for its Beaverton Sobriety Opportunity for Beginning Recovery (B-SOBR) DUII Program. B-SOBR is a program geared towards alcoholics and chronic drun...Read on...

Posted on: June 16, 2015

Farmington Road Traffic Modified to One Lane Each Direction Starting June 22 for Road Improvements

BEAVERTON, Ore. – The City of Beaverton will modify traffic beginning on Monday, June 22 to one lane in each direction on Farmington Road between Murray Boulevard and Hocken Avenue to make improvements. Left turn lanes will also be restricted between Murr...Read on...

Posted on: June 10, 2015

Beaverton Graduates First All-Spanish Speaking Emergency Response Volunteers

BEAVERTON, Ore. – Spanish-speaking volunteers who participated in Beaverton’s Emergency Management Program have completed their training. The city worked with Washington County and Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue partners to host a disaster preparedness tra...Read on...

Posted on: June 10, 2015

Adult Programs for Readers and Writers at Beaverton City Library

BEAVERTON, Ore. – Are you an avid reader or writer? Do you love to discuss, dissect, and debate written works with likeminded individuals? Beaverton City Library is a great place for booklovers and aspiring writers to share their enthusiasm for literature...Read on...

Posted on: June 10, 2015

City of Beaverton Enters into Exclusive Negotiations with Developers for Westgate Site

BEAVERTON, Ore.—The Beaverton City Council has approved a six-month Exclusive Negotiation Agreement (ENA) between the city and the team comprised of Rembold Properties and Gerding Edlen Development to support the redevelopment of the publicly-owned Westga...Read on...

Posted on: June 8, 2015

Beaverton Achieves Better Buildings Challenge Five Years Early

BEAVERTON, Ore. – Last week, the US Energy Department recognized Beaverton for completing its Better Buildings Challenge for greater energy efficiency five years earlier than scheduled. Beaverton achieved its goal of 20 percent energy savings, and is one ...Read on...

Posted on: May 21, 2015

Beaverton's 2015 Tax Assistance Program Makes $2.5 Million Impact

BEAVERTON, Ore. — The Beaverton Tax Assistance Program helped achieve nearly $2.5 million in tax refunds for the Beaverton community during the 2015 tax season. The City of Beaverton partnered with AARP Tax-Aide and Creating Assets, Savings and Hope (CASH...Read on...

Posted on: May 14, 2015

Beaverton Begins Summer Road Projects

BEAVERTON, Ore. – The City of Beaverton will begin construction on three roads during May and June. The three roads undergoing construction include SW Hocken Avenue, Broadway Street and Farmington Road.

“Through our community vision, we know that our ...Read on...

Posted on: May 14, 2015

Beaverton City Library Honored with 2015 Partnership Award from Beaverton School District

BEAVERTON, Ore. – Beaverton City Library was honored with the 2015 District Award from the Beaverton School District at the annual awards breakfast held on May 7.

“We are thrilled to be recognized by the school district with this award,” said Beaverton...Read on...

Posted on: May 14, 2015

Beaverton Celebrates Completion of Rose Biggi Avenue Ahead of Schedule

BEAVERTON, Ore. – The City of Beaverton will celebrate the opening of Rose Biggi Avenue and the new bridge on Westgate Drive during a ribbon cutting ceremony on Monday, May 18 at 11 a.m. The grand opening will take place on SW Rose Biggi Avenue at the cro...Read on...

Posted on: May 13, 2015

City of Beaverton Announces Winners of Human Rights Advisory Commission Creative Expressions Contest

BEAVERTON, Ore. – The City of Beaverton’s Human Rights Advisory Commission (HRAC) honored the winners of the 2015 Creative Expressions contest at the May 12 Beaverton City Council meeting. HRAC members Sheri Struk and Anna Petrov presented award certific...Read on...

Posted on: May 13, 2015

Spring 2015 Beaverton 4 Business Winners Honored

BEAVERTON, Ore. – The spring 2015 Beaverton 4 Business (B4B) winners were honored at the May 12 Beaverton City Council meeting. This quarter’s awards focused on sustainability. Beaverton businesses EcoBinary and Faithful & Gould were selected. Beaverton ...Read on...

Posted on: May 6, 2015

Beaverton Arts & Culture Foundation Awarded Nike Employee Grant

Beaverton, Ore. – The Beaverton Arts & Culture Foundation was awarded $5,000 from the Nike Employee Grant Fund of the Oregon Community Foundation in support of the Hello Neighbor project created by artist Julie Keefe. The project seeks to create identity ...Read on...

Posted on: May 4, 2015

City of Beaverton's 2015 Water Quality Report Now Available Online

BEAVERTON, Ore. — The 2015 City of Beaverton Water Quality Report, also known as the Consumer Confidence Report (CCR), is now available online at

The report is based on monitoring data from 2014. It provides important information about the source and quality of Beaverton’s drinking water, as required by the United States Environmental Protection Agency and Oregon Health Authority. Information about ongoing programs that are ensuring the city’s safe, dependable drinking water is also included.

“We’re very proud of the high-quality water supply in Beaverton that continuously meets or exceeds state and federal standards,” said Mayor Denny Doyle. “Our public works and engineering teams work hard to ensure the city has safe drinking water.”

The city supplies water to approximately 69,000 residents—about 74 percent of the 93,395 residents who live within the city limits. The remaining 26 percent of residents in Beaverton are supplied water by the Tualatin Valley Water District, Raleigh Water District, or the West Slope Water District. A detailed map showing water service providers is located at

Paper copies of the water quality report will be available at City Hall, city libraries (main branch and Murray Scholls), and the Public Works Department. To receive a copy of the report, please contact Shelley Searle at 503-526-2278. For translation services or to speak with someone about the report, call the water quality report hotline at 503-350-4017.

Beaverton is a welcoming and responsible city that enjoys one of the most diverse populations in Oregon. In 2015, Beaverton was recognized as the safest city in the Pacific Northwest (according to CQ Press for cities more than 75,000). Recently, the city’s award-winning finance department received the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award as well as the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting. In 2012, the city was awarded the Mayors’ Climate Protection Award from the U.S. Conference of Mayors. It was named one of the 100 Best Places to Live in America by Money magazine and recognized as one of the best places to raise kids by BusinessWeek magazine. The city was named one of the top 25 Suburbs for Retirement by and one of the 100 Best Walking Cities in America by Prevention magazine. The city also received the Recycler of the Year award from the Association of Oregon Recyclers, named a Tree City USA by the Arbor Day Foundation, received a Bronze Award Bicycle Friendly Community designation by the League of American Bicyclists, and recognized as one of the Environmental Protection Agency's Green Power Communities. Lastly, the city’s nationally acclaimed visioning program was named Public Involvement Project of the Year—Best Planning Project by the International Association of Public Participation (IAP2) Cascade Chapter and also received the prestigious 3CMA Award of Excellence.

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Posted on: April 24, 2015

Beaverton Mayor's Ball Raises Visibility and Funds for Local Nonprofits

BEAVERTON, Ore. – The 2015 Beaverton Mayor’s Ball will distribute more than $70,000 to support three Beaverton nonprofits: Beaverton Arts & Culture Foundation, HomePlate Youth Services and Beaverton Civic Theatre. The event serves as a fundraiser for Beav...Read on...

Posted on: February 13, 2015

City Moves Forward with Equity Work

BEAVERTON, Ore. – The City of Beaverton celebrated several important milestones recently in its work to promote equity and inclusion. The new Diversity Advisory Board (DAB) presented a Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Plan that was unanimously adopted by t...Read on...