Your Beaverton Update for January 21, 2021

Here is an update on what has happened with the City of Beaverton this week, and a preview of what to look for in the next week to come.

City Council

In their recent retreat (Saturday, January 16 – Monday, January 18) Mayor and the Council presented a proclamation:

* Martin Luther King, Jr. Day – January 18, 2021

In their last meeting (Tuesday, January 19):

They listened to a presentation on expanding housing types (duplexes, triplexes, quadplexes, townhouses and cottage clusters, often referred to as “middle housing”) in residential neighborhoods as required by House Bill 2001. They passed a resolution to move forward with the process for hiring a City Manager.

Coming up in their next public meeting (Tuesday, January 26):
The community is invited to watch next week as Mayor and Council hear

finalized Human Rights Advisory Commission BPD-HRAC Inquiry Sessions recommendations on policing in Beaverton and to hear about Economic Relief to Recovery: Charting a Course for Economic Development.

Upcoming Events

Beaverton City Library has multiple One Book, One Beaverton community read events taking place virtually including (but not limited to):

* SAT JAN 23 | 6-7:30 PM: Working for Change: A Panel of Local Advocates for Justice and Equality

* WED JAN 27 | 6-7:30 PM: White Allyship

* SAT JAN 30 | 7 PM Key Virtual Event: Closing Keynote with Bobbin Singh, Executive Director of the Oregon Justice Resource Center

Current Job Openings

* Business Analyst
* Code Compliance Inspector
* Property Management and Parking Operations Project Coordinator

Find out about all of this and more at