Your Beaverton update for October 21, 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

Council held a public hearing and approved the annexation of a portion of public right-of-way along Farmington Road near SW 149th Ave, and adopted ordinance to authorize a Comprehensive Plan land use map amendment. View presentation https://bvtn.info/3nfZQ8e

Council participated in a work session on hard to recycle materials, such as plastic bags, batteries, light bulbs, textiles, block foam and clamshells, and service options for disposal. Presentation and discussion https://bvtn.info/3n7CaTA

Council discussed a new grant program for the Open Air Beaverton program to help with costs associated with the new permit program beginning Nov 2021 including grants for design, construction, and ADA compliance. Hear feedback and recommendations https://bvtn.info/3C0zGfP

And lastly, exciting news! The 1st Street Dining Commons has been extended through winter with a new layout for weather. Make sure to check it out!

Coming up in their next meeting (Tuesday, October 26):

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

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

Festival de Día de los Muertos – Saturday, November 6 from 2-9 p.m.

Join Mitotiliztli Tezkatlipoka and RISE in this space of ceremony, dance, and revolution in celebration of Día de los Muertos at Garden Home Recreation Center. It is a time to remember our loved ones while enjoying food, dance, traditions, and connection with the community. This event is made possible by the city’s year-round welcoming grants

http://www.thprd.org/events/detail/festival-de-da-de-los-muertos/11-06-2021

Leaf Disposal Events – Through December 4

Leaves deposited in the street near the curb area can cause localized flooding when a catch basin becomes clogged. Residents are invited to drop off their leaves at multiple locations throughout the city.

https://www.BeavertonOregon.gov/446/Leaf-Disposal

Opportunities to Get Involved

Housing Options Project Survey – Through October 29

Join your neighbors in learning about how Beaverton could allow more housing variety in residential neighborhoods, then share your opinions and ideas through a survey.

https://www.BeavertonOregon.gov/2197/Housing-Options-Project

Current Job Openings

Assistant City Attorney

Assistant Planner

Associate Planner, Transportation

Electrical Inspector

Engineering Services Manager

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/