Your Beaverton Update for December 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

Council received updates from the Bicycle Advisory Committee https://bvtn.info/3EGtLxX and Diversity Advisory Board https://bvtn.info/31JvLH2 on annual accomplishments.

Metro and TriMet representatives presented next steps for the Helping Obtain Prosperity for Everyone (HOPE) grant study, with nearly $1 million to assess plans and equitable development strategies for transportation improvements along TV Hwy. https://bvtn.info/3DwmkrX

Staff presented highlights of the Community Vision snapshot survey including topics on safety, transportation, climate change, and housing, as well as a revised timeline for outreach and updated report in expected summer 2022. View presentation https://bvtn.info/3y4hsJq

Council participated in a work session on Cooper Mountain Plan alternatives with scenarios for housing, roadways, natural areas, parks, connections, and commercial areas for the new Beaverton neighborhood. View the options and discussion https://bvtn.info/3lPAe26

Council heard and formally acknowledged public safety recommendations from Human Rights Advisory Committee focused on: police policy, transparency, employment, and the School Resource Officer (SRO) program. Hear key highlights and next steps https://bvtn.info/3DDejkI

A discussion on City Charter review, approaches and timelines occurred. View at https://bvtn.info/3y7C0kc

Ordinances planned for public hearing at the Dec. 14 City Council meeting were announced. https://bvtn.info/3dADhXq

View a recording of the entire meeting and agendas for future meetings at: www.BeavertonOregon.gov/council.

A Council Retreat is on Saturday, December 11.

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

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

Opportunities to Get Involved

We are redesigning our website and need your feedback. Take this brief survey by December 16 and let us know your thoughts.

https://apps2.beavertonoregon.gov/CO/FormCenter/survey.aspx

Upcoming Events

Winter Lights – December 4 – January 6 | 4 p.m. to 8 a.m.

Brighten your winter days with evening lights! Enjoy Candy Cane Lane and The Grove at Beaverton City Park and a festive display at The Round.

https://www.beavertonoregon.gov/474/Beaverton-Winter-Lights

SnowFest – December 17, 18, 19

A weekend of free interactive Zoom programming to celebrate winter with storytelling, music, performances, and crafts!

http://www.beavertoncivictheatre.org/snowfest.html

Current Job Openings

Assistant City Attorney

Bilingual Reference Assistant

Electrical Inspector

Engineering Services Manager

Plans Examiner 2

Public Works Technician

Purchasing Manager

Recycling Outreach Specialist

Site Development Plans Reviewer (Engineer Associate)

Stormwater Operator

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

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