Your Beaverton Update for September 9, 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

In their most recent meeting (Tuesday, September 7) Mayor Beaty introduced proclamations for:

  • Beaverton Welcoming Week – September 10 – 19
  • National Preparedness Month – September 2021

The City Council discussed affordable housing in downtown and opportunities for city-owned property. They also received an update on the Capital Improvement Plan and saw a presentation from a panel of local experts on shelters.

Coming up in their next meeting (Tuesday, September 14):

Mayor Beaty and the City 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

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.

  • 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 Employee Mask Policy

This week Beaverton, Hillsboro, Tigard, and the League of Oregon Cities collaborated to adopt enhanced mask policy for public officials and city employees effective 9/17

https://www.beavertonoregon.gov/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=2206

Current Job Openings

  • Assistant City Attorney – Land Use
  • Assistant City Attorney – Labor and Employment
  • Associate Planner
  • Facilities Project Manager
  • Police Officer – Entry Level
  • Police Officer – Lateral Level
  • Senior Accountant
  • Senior Capital Projects Engineer
  • Senior Planner

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

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