Your Beaverton Update for October 14, 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

Mayor Beaty proclaimed October Filipino American History Month, National Arts & Humanities Month, and National Code Compliance Month. She also recognized Oct. 18-25, as Family Promise Week in Beaverton for the organization’s support of families experiencing homelessness.

Ideas presented for neighborhood housing option expansions with focus on flexibility, context, and community. With zoning changes, parking, tree planting, and more. Council discussion https://beaverton.granicus.com/player/clip/2526?view_id=2&meta_id=146356&redirect=true

Council reviewed spending options of $16.8 million in ARPA funds including affordable housing, childcare, rental and small business assistance, COVID-19 response, and equity. See presentation https://beaverton.granicus.com/MetaViewer.php?view_id=2&clip_id=2526&meta_id=146362

Council discussed ARPA fund-supported projects up for state and fed funding like behavior health court, downtown transportation, and homeless shelter with health services. View work session https://beaverton.granicus.com/player/clip/2526?view_id=2&meta_id=146360&redirect=true

Coming up in their next meeting (Tuesday, October 19):

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

View a recording of the entire meeting and agendas for future meetings at: https://www.BeavertonOregon.gov/268/Agendas-Minutes.

Upcoming Events

Beaverton Arts Mix! – Through October 17

View the more than 200 juried fine artworks for sale and help us celebrate Arts & Humanities month in October by supporting our amazing regional artists.

https://www.BeavertonOregon.gov/1269/Beaverton-Arts-Mix-Art-Show-Sale

Silly Walk and Dance Party – Saturday, October 16 from 4-6:30 p.m.

The City of Beaverton and Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District will present a fun and family-friendly Halloween event at Conestoga Aquatic & Recreation Center.

https://www.BeavertonOregon.gov/473/Halloween

Spooky Trail Walk – Saturday, October 23 from 4-7 p.m.

The City of Beaverton, Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District, and the Experience Theater Project are excited to offer you a fun and interactive spooky trail walk at Fir Grove Park.

https://www.BeavertonOregon.gov/473/Halloween

Current Job Openings

Assistant City Attorney

Assistant Planner

Associate Planner, Transportation

Bilingual Library Outreach Specialist – Adult Focused

Computer Service Technician

Electrical Inspector

Events Support Specialist

Plumbing Inspector

Purchasing Manager

Senior Capital Projects Engineer

Senior Planner

Water Distribution Technician

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

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