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Posted on: February 26, 2015

Access to Capital Event – March 5, 2015 – Panel of Local Lenders Offer Tips for Small Businesses

The City of Beaverton Economic Development Division is hosting an Access to Capital event at the Beaverton Executive Suites, on Thursday, March 5, 2015 from 7:30 am to 10:30 am.

Join us for an expert panel on accessing... Read on...

Posted on: February 23, 2015

City Suspends Efforts to Purchase 2.5 Acres of Park Land Near Murray Blvd and Sexton Mountain Drive

BEAVERTON, Ore. –The city has suspended plans to purchase 2.5 acres of Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District (THPRD) land to facilitate an intergenerational housing development. The city and the park district came to the... Read on...

Posted on: February 19, 2015

Beaverton City Library Hosts Grant Workshop

BEAVERTON, Ore. – The Beaverton City Library is hosting a free workshop on the GrantSelect database on Tuesday, March 10 from 4-5:30 p.m. in Meeting Rooms A and B at the main library (12375 SW 5th Street). GrantSelect... 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...

Posted on: February 13, 2015

Beaverton Arts Commission Seeks Outstanding Visual and Performing Arts Students for Scholarships

BEAVERTON, Ore. – The Beaverton Arts Commission (BAC) is now accepting applications for the seventh annual art student scholarship program for high school seniors. The deadline to apply is Monday, April 13 by 5 p.m... Read on...

Posted on: February 13, 2015

Public Forums Offer Information on Resources and Financial Incentives for Brownfields in Beaverton

BEAVERTON, Ore. – The City of Beaverton will hold two events in March to give information about the new Beaverton Brownfields Program. The city received a $400,000 brownfields assessment grant in 2013 from... Read on...

Posted on: February 13, 2015

Beaverton Prepares to Temporarily Use Underground Water Reserves

BEAVERTON, Ore. – Beginning Feb. 16, the City of Beaverton will switch water service from the city’s main transmission line to water primarily pumped from the city’s aquifer storage and recovery (ASRs) wells for three... Read on...

Posted on: February 4, 2015

City of Beaverton Accepting Applications from Nonprofits for Social Service Funding Grants

BEAVERTON, Ore. – Interested nonprofit 501(c)(3) organizations who provide social services to Beaverton residents are encouraged to apply for a City of Beaverton social service funding grant, for operations and... Read on...

Posted on: January 30, 2015

Third Cycle of Beaverton Arts Commission Community Grants Now Open

BEAVERTON, Ore. – The Beaverton Arts Commission (BAC) is now accepting applications for the BAC Community Grants program until Monday, March 23 at 5 pm. The BAC Grant Program provides... Read on...

Posted on: January 30, 2015

Beaverton Students Invited to Participate in 11th Annual Human Rights Creative Expression Contest

BEAVERTON, Ore. – The City of Beaverton’s Human Rights Advisory Commission (HRAC) is now accepting entries for its annual Creative Expression Contest. The contest gives Beaverton-area students, grades K-12,... Read on...

Posted on: January 30, 2015

Free Tax Help Available for Low and Middle Income Beaverton Families

- February 3 through April 15 -

BEAVERTON, Ore. – The City of Beaverton, in partnership with AARP Tax-Aide and Creating Assets, Savings and Hope (CASH) Oregon, is making free tax help available to... Read on...

Posted on: January 22, 2015

Central Beaverton Neighborhood Association Collects Books for William Walker Elementary

BEAVERTON, Ore. – The Central Beaverton Neighborhood Association Committee (NAC) is sponsoring the third annual “Booked for Success” program for students at William Walker Elementary School now through Feb. 27, 2015.... Read on...

Posted on: January 6, 2015

City of Beaverton Displays Local Artists Work in The Beaverton Building from Jan - Feb

BEAVERTON, Ore. – Beginning Jan. 7, the city’s Beaverton Arts Commission (BAC) will showcase the work of artists Stephen Kekule and Joanne Radmilovich Kollman in The Beaverton Building (12725 SW Millikan Way) until... Read on...

Posted on: October 10, 2014

The City of Beaverton Recognized in Better Buildings Challenge by Department of Energy

BEAVERTON, Ore. – The City of Beaverton was recognized by the U.S. Department of Energy in its Better Buildings Challenge on Oct. 7. The city and its partners committed to reduce their energy use in 1.9 million square feet... Read on...

Posted on: February 18, 2014

City of Beaverton Offers Free Training for Immigrant and Refugee Communities

- Training program seeks 20-25 emerging leaders from communities of color in Beaverton -

BEAVERTON, Ore.—The City of Beaverton, in partnership with the Center for Intercultural Organizing (CIO), will provide a FREE... Read on...

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Posted on: February 18, 2014

South Cooper Mountain Planning Continues with Open House on Feb. 22

BEAVERTON, Ore. – The City of Beaverton is continuing the South Cooper Mountain planning process with an open house on Feb. 22 from 10 am to noon at Scholls Heights Elementary School (16400 SW Loon Dr., Beaverton). An online... Read on...

Posted on: January 2, 2013

Beaverton City Council Remembers Forrest Soth’s Years of Service to the Community

BEAVERTON, Ore. – Today, longstanding community volunteer and civic leader Forrest Soth passed away after a brief illness. Soth was 93 years old.

“It’s a very sad day for our community,” said Mayor Doyle. “Forrest... Read on...

Posted on: May 24, 2011

Mayor Doyle Appointed to Governing Board of Greenlight Greater Portland

Mayor Doyle was appointed to serve on the governing board of this first-ever, private-public economic development group focusing on regional business issues.

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