Your Beaverton Update for December 16, 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

Councilor Mark Fagin announced his resignation from City Council effective Jan. 1, 2022. We are extremely appreciative for his service and will miss his involvement in shaping policies and programs. Read the City Council proclamation of appreciation https://bvtn.info/3E1sEbc

Climate Action Plan progress on steps towards meeting the city’s goal of 100% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 were shared. View the presentation and conversation https://bvtn.info/321XKlW

City Council received an update on the Washington County Transit Study—a comprehensive plan that will look at the region’s transit needs through 2040 to improve services and increases ridership. Watch the presentation https://bvtn.info/3E282iZ

City Council held a work session on policy to provide community members with support, like stipends and gift cards, for their involvement on city advisory groups https://bvtn.info/3ywPJBj.

A second work session was held to identify legislative priorities for the next state legislative session in 2022 https://bvtn.info/3E6RGp3.

Future public hearings and ordinances: https://bvtn.info/3yy6dcq

City Council discussed new meeting schedule in the new year:  https://bvtn.info/3pVZrJq

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

Coming up in their next meeting (Tuesday, January 4):

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 and let us know your thoughts. Survey ends today, December 16.

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

Permit Technician

Plans Examiner 2

PSNET Systems Analyst

Public Works Technician

Purchasing Manager

Recycling Outreach Specialist

Stormwater Operator

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

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