Your Beaverton Update for November 10, 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 November 11, 2021, as Veterans Day in Beaverton and asked community members to honor those who have served and those currently serving to preserve the principles of Justice, Freedom and Democracy.

The City Council approved shelter siting guidelines to help with finding a permanent shelter location in Beaverton. Access to transit, social services and employment were mentioned as important factors, as well as size limits and accessibility. Community engagement and establishing a good neighbor collaborative between people living in and around the shelter were mentioned. Watch discussion https://bvtn.info/3okD5kf

A resolution confirming funding allocations for $5.4 million of American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) of 2021 funds was approved. This first round of funded projects includes business relief and recovery, business grants, affordable housing developments, community building, equity engagement, and more. The City Council amended the resolution to add funding to support the Oregon Technology Business Center and assess opportunities for a multicultural center in the city. The city will receive a total of $16.8 million of ARPA funding. Future funding allocations will occur next year. View conversation https://bvtn.info/31QM2dx

A work session on Cooper Mountain infrastructure implementation occurred. A presentation detailing how future growth in the area and the relationship between the existing land and planned development was discussed. View work session https://bvtn.info/3D6jsCu

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

Coming up in their next meeting (Tuesday, November 16):

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

Upcoming Events

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

Current Job Openings

Accountant

Assistant City Attorney

Associate Planner, Transportation

Court Support Specialist

Digital Marketing Coordinator

Electrical Inspector

Engineering Services Manager

Plumbing Inspector

Purchasing Manager

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/