Your Beaverton Update for September 2, 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, September 7):

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

https://www.beavertonoregon.gov/268/Agendas-Minutes

Opportunities to Get Involved

Beaverton Visioning Snapshot Survey

What’s important to you?

Take a brief snapshot survey to help us start planning Beaverton’s future.

https://www.beavertonoregon.gov/218/Beaverton-Community-Vision

Boards and Commissions Recruitment

Beaverton’s boards and commissions play a critical role in supporting city functions and advising the Council and Mayor on a variety of issues and topics. During the Month of September, applications are open to join available boards or commissions.

Unsure of which board you might be interested in applying to? Want to talk to someone about their experience as a board member? Visit an open “office hour” via Zoom ask questions and have a more in-depth conversation about the city’s boards and commissions, the application and appointment process, or anything else related to this involvement opportunity.

  • Wednesday, September 1  |  12 PM – 1 PM
  • Tuesday, September 7  |  3 PM – 4 PM
  • Saturday, September 11  |  10 AM – 11 AM
  • Wednesday, September 29  |  5 PM – 6 PM

https://www.beavertonoregon.gov/252/Boards-Commissions-Advisory-Groups

Upcoming Events

Beaverton Virtual Voters’ Forum – September 9

Voters’ Forums are great ways to learn about the candidates running to represent you! This is your opportunity to hear directly from the candidates running for office and express your concerns, ask questions, and let them know what you think are important issues to address.

https://www.beavertonoregon.gov/699/Voters-Forum

Beaverton Welcoming Week – September 10 – 19

Beaverton Welcoming Week is an annual series of events designed to bring together immigrants, refugees, and U.S.-born residents to raise awareness of the benefits of welcoming everyone.

https://www.beavertonoregon.gov/1959/Welcoming-Week

Beaverton City Council Runoff Election – September 21

Ballots will be mailed out Wednesday, September 1, 2021, by the Washington County Elections Division.

https://www.beavertonoregon.gov/257/Elections

Business Information

Storefront / Tenant Improvement Grants

Grants up to $50,000 for interior and exterior improvements are available to businesses in downtown and along Allen Boulevard. The deadline to apply is September 10.

https://www.beavertonoregon.gov/1739/Storefront-Tenant-Improvement-Programs

Updated Mask Guidance

Economic Development has new info regarding updated mask mandates at the business resource page including links to Workplace Mask Guidance and the updated rules on fines and enforcement from Washington County.

https://www.beavertonoregon.gov/1379/COVID-19-Business-Resources

Current Job Openings

  • Assistant City Attorney – Land Use
  • Assistant City Attorney – Labor and Employment
  • Facilities Project Manager
  • Library Reference Assistant
  • Planning Commission Recorder
  • Senior Accountant
  • Senior Capital Projects Engineer
  • Senior Planner
  • Utility Billing Specialist

https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/beaverton

Find out about all of this and more at https://www.BeavertonOregon.gov/