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Posted on: June 30, 2015

City of Beaverton Seeks Donations, Volunteers for School Supply Drive

BEAVERTON, Ore. – The City of Beaverton and the Beaverton Police Department, in partnership with Love INC Beaverton, are collecting new school supplies for middle and high school students in the Beaverton School... Read on...

Posted on: June 29, 2015

Menlo Drive and 2nd Street Closed During Summer Months for Road Improvements

BEAVERTON, Ore. – The City of Beaverton will close Menlo Drive between Farmington Road and Fairmount Drive, while 2nd Street will be closed between Farmington Road and SW Erickson Avenue for culvert improvements... Read on...

Posted on: June 26, 2015

Beaverton Receives Silver Award for Bicycle Friendly Community

BEAVERTON, Ore. – The City of Beaverton was recognized with a Silver Award Bicycle Friendly Community (BFC) award by the League of American Bicyclists. The city joins a leading group of 350 communities from across the... Read on...

Posted on: June 26, 2015

Experience Ten Tiny Dances in Beaverton

BEAVERTON, Ore. – The City of Beaverton and the Beaverton Arts Commission will host the innovative Ten Tiny Dances on Saturday, July 11, from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in downtown Beaverton. Presented in partnership with... Read on...

Posted on: June 24, 2015

Beaverton's Human Rights Advisory Commission Will Host Speaker on Human Trafficking

BEAVERTON, Ore. – The City of Beaverton’s Human Rights Advisory Commission (HRAC) will host a speaker on child trafficking at its monthly meeting on Wednesday, July 1, at 7 p.m. at the Beaverton City Library, 12375 SW... Read on...

Posted on: June 22, 2015

Beaverton Now Accepting Entries for 58th Annual Celebration Parade

BEAVERTON, Ore. – The City of Beaverton is inviting local nonprofits, businesses and community groups to participate in the annual Beaverton Celebration Parade, to be held on Saturday, Sept. 12 at 10 a.m. Entries will... Read on...

Posted on: June 18, 2015

Beaverton Arts Commission Announces Recipients of Community Grants

BEAVERTON, Ore. – The Beaverton Arts Commission (BAC) has announced a number of local art-related projects supported by the city’s community grant program. The grants are funded by the Beaverton Arts & Culture... Read on...

Posted on: June 17, 2015

City Hosts Beaverton Last Tuesday Summer Concert Series

BEAVERTON, Ore. – The City of Beaverton and the Beaverton Arts Commission invite the public to attend the free Beaverton Last Tuesday summer concert series at The Round, 12600 SW Crescent Street (adjacent to the... 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... Read on...

Posted on: June 16, 2015

Beaverton Seeks Input on Improving the City through Community Survey

BEAVERTON, Ore. – The City of Beaverton is seeking the community’s input by way of a survey through the end of August. The survey asks people who live, work, or play in Beaverton to share their priorities for... Read on...

Posted on: June 16, 2015

Beaverton Arts Commission Seeks Artists for 2015 Beaverton Arts Mix

BEAVERTON, Ore. – The call to artists for the Beaverton Arts Mix! (BAM!) is now open for artist submissions. BAM! is an art exhibition and sale held at the Beaverton City Library (12375 SW 5th Street in Beaverton),... 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... 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... 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... Read on...

Posted on: June 10, 2015

Beaverton's Annual Picnic in the Park Series Begins June 15

BEAVERTON, Ore. – Mayor Denny Doyle and the Beaverton City Council will kick off the annual Picnic in the Park series on Monday, June 15 at 6 p.m. Beaverton residents are invited to join their Neighborhood Association... 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... 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... Read on...

Posted on: June 5, 2015

Beaverton to Begin Street Overlay Project on June 8

BEAVERTON, Ore. – The City of Beaverton will be repaving select Beaverton streets from June 8 to June 30, dependent upon weather. Work will begin at 7 a.m. and will end no later than 6 p.m. Residential roads and... Read on...

Posted on: June 5, 2015

Beaverton Hires David Donaldson to Lead Public Works Department

BEAVERTON, Ore. – Mayor Denny Doyle announced Wednesday that he has asked David Donaldson to join his management team as the City of Beaverton’s new Public Works Director.

“David is a thoughtful, experienced and... Read on...

Posted on: June 8, 2015

Local Technology Startup Celebrates Anniversary and Credits Economic Development Team for Assistance

BEAVERTON, Ore. – Polaris Battery Labs, LLC, located in Beaverton, Oregon, is celebrating its two-year anniversary. As one of the nation’s only private lithium-ion battery prototyping labs, Polaris provides laboratory... Read on...

Posted on: June 3, 2015

Celebrate Summer in Beaverton with Community Events

BEAVERTON, Ore. – The public is invited to come celebrate what makes Beaverton The Best of Oregon. City events are free, welcoming and fun for all ages. More information can be found at Read on...

Posted on: June 3, 2015

City Seeks Local Business Nominations for Second Quarter Beaverton4Business Awards

BEAVERTON, Ore. – The City of Beaverton is now accepting nominations of local businesses for the Beaverton4Business awards. This quarter’s awards focus on innovation. The public is invited to nominate Beaverton... Read on...

Posted on: June 2, 2015

Beaverton Celebrates New Business Signs on Historic Broadway Building

BEAVERTON, Ore. – The City of Beaverton and the Central Beaverton NAC will celebrate new business signs on the historic Fisher Rossi Building on SW Broadway during a ribbon cutting ceremony on Wednesday, June 3 at 10... Read on...

Posted on: June 1, 2015

Beaverton Arts Commission to Present 2015 Annual Art Awards

Beaverton, Ore. – The Beaverton Arts Commission (BAC) will present the 2015 Outstanding Achievement in the Arts Awards during the Beaverton City Council meeting on Tuesday, June 9, at 6:30 p.m. at The Beaverton... Read on...

Posted on: May 29, 2015

Beaverton Holds Public Hearing New Transportation Development Charges for South Cooper Mountain Area

BEAVERTON, Ore. – The City of Beaverton is proposing to adopt an ordinance to establish new System Development Charges for transportation. These proposed charges will only apply to development within the South Cooper... Read on...

Posted on: May 28, 2015

Notice of Public Hearing - July 7, 2015

South Cooper Mountain Transportation System Development Charge

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Posted on: May 27, 2015

City Proposes Rate Increase for Water System Improvements

BEAVERTON, Ore. – On Tuesday, June 9 at 6:30 p.m., the Beaverton City Council will conduct a public hearing at The Beaverton Building (12725 SW Millikan Way) on the review and adoption of an increase in the water... 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... Read on...

Posted on: May 21, 2015

Beaverton Seeks Ethnic Food, Craft and Merchandise Vendors for First-Ever Beaverton Night Market

BEAVERTON, Ore. — The City of Beaverton is seeking applications from food, craft and international merchandise vendors interested in participating in the first-ever Beaverton Night Market. The market will be hosted by... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... Read on...

Posted on: May 6, 2015

Beaverton Announces Winners of "If I Were Mayor" Contest

BEAVERTON, Ore. – Mayor Denny Doyle announced the winners of Beaverton’s “If I Were Mayor…” contest during the Beaverton City Council meeting on Tuesday, May 5. This is the seventh year Beaverton has participated in... 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.... 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 Read on...

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... 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... Read on...