Here is what happened with the city this week, and what to expect in the week to come.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
Come work with us!
Apply to a current job opening: https://bvtn.info/3GB43v7
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
Water General Manager
Find out about all of these programs and more: www.BeavertonOregon.gov