Your Beaverton Update for May 12, 2022

Here is what happened with the city this week, and what to expect in the week to come.  

City Council:  

Mayor Beaty proclaimed May 11-17 as Police Week in recognition of Police Memorial Day, May 30 as Memorial Day, and May 2022 as Asian American & Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month.  

Police Week: https://bvtn.info/3KZxbhG  

Memorial Day: https://bvtn.info/3M2w5mC  

AAPI Heritage Month: https://bvtn.info/3FBGDXn  

The City Council received a presentation from Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue (TVF&R) who shared a State of the District Address to discuss operations, safety and staffing. The update featured development programs and training for officers, bond measure approval, fire incidents in Beaverton, and wildfire training.  

Presentation: https://bvtn.info/3kZA47N  

Council also saw a presentation on the Housing Talk Series, featuring a panel of experts who discussed affordable homeownership and highlighted resources and services, barriers, and potential opportunities for homeowners.  

Discussion: https://bvtn.info/3w5fM31  

The Council discussed Development Code update priorities, like citywide tree codes, land use notices, sign code and short-term rental policies, as well as the city’s Transportation System Plan for more enjoyable and safer streets, improved mobility, and environmental sustainability.  

Development Code: https://bvtn.info/3w78n3f 

Transportation System Plan: https://bvtn.info/3w1Rt5Z  

The Council also held a special joint meeting with the Beaverton Urban Redevelopment Agency (BURA) to discuss equity and parking strategies for the downtown area.  

BURA: www.BeavertonOregon.gov/937/Urban-Renewal-BURA

Meeting: https://bvtn.info/3N6ROd9  

View a recording of previous meetings and agendas for future meetings at www.BeavertonOregon.gov/797/Agendas-Minutes

Upcoming Meetings: June 7, 21 

Budget Committee meetings: May 19, 26 

Opportunities to get involved:  

Participate in the Beaverton Volunteer Fair! This event is dedicated to raising awareness for our local non-profits and community groups with the hope of increasing volunteers to help drive their causes and to help inform the public about their volunteer opportunities. 

www.BeavertonOregon.gov/503/Volunteer-Fair  

What do you want Beaverton to look like in ten years? The Community Vision is an opportunity for residents to help guide city functions. Learn more and take the Vision survey.

www.BeavertonOregon.gov/326/Beaverton-Community-Vision 

Mark your calendars, you will have the chance to share your thoughts on the city’s budget for the upcoming 2022-23 fiscal year. There will be two meetings this month (5/19 and 5/26).  

www.BeavertonOregon.gov/881/Budget-Committee  

Upcoming Events:  

Bike Beaverton returns this year to City Park for an afternoon of fun! Family-friendly and free for all, join us on May 22 at 1 p.m.  

www.BeavertonOregon.gov/508/Bike-Beaverton  
 

Come work with us!

Apply to a current job opening: https://bvtn.info/3GB43v7  

Bilingual Librarian

Bilingual Library Reference Assistant  

Project Engineer/ Utility Engineer  

Public Works Director 

Public Works Street Technician 

Public Works Technician – Urban Forestry and Landscape 

Seasonal Laborer – Public Works 

Site Development Division Manager 

Stormwater Operator 

Water General Manager 

Find out about all of these programs and more: www.BeavertonOregon.gov