Your Beaverton Update for July 8, 2021

Here is your 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

Coming up in their next meeting (Tuesday, July 13):

Mayor Beaty and the Council will meet to discuss City priorities.

Public comments are always welcomed, instructions are available on the agenda.

City Budget

The 2021-2022 fiscal-year Budget was adopted at the June 15 City Council meeting and began July 1.

  • The budget is approximately $441 million—$10 million less than last year’s.
  • The city’s overall tax levy rate for operating purposes remains the same as the prior year, at $4.23 per $1,000 of assessed valuation.
  • The budget reflects completion of several capital projects and anticipates revenue from stimulus and other programs, such as CARES funding, the American Rescue Plan Act, and the Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act.
  • Notable expenses include construction of the Patricia Reser Center for the Arts and district-serving public parking garage; housing affordability programs; sustainability efforts; and water and street improvements.

City Service Updates

The City’s utility billing customer service team is getting a software upgrade! As a result they will have new phone hours through August 6.

They are ready to take your calls: Monday – Friday from 8am – 3pm

Current Job Openings

  • Seasonal Laborer – Public Works
  • Senior Capital Projects Engineer
  • Support Specialist 2

Find out about all of this and more at