Here is what happened with the city this week, and what to expect in the week to come.
Mayor Beaty proclaimed June 19, 2022 as Juneteenth, June 20, 2022 as World Refugee Day, and the month of June 2022 as LGBTQIA+ Pride Month and Immigrant Heritage Month.
World Refugee Day: https://bvtn.info/3MzjkQ1
Pride Month: https://bvtn.info/3MvBySl
Immigrant Heritage Month: https://bvtn.info/3Mt2v9i
The next presentation as part of the Council’s Housing Talk Series focused on preservation and displacement prevention. A panel of experts shared challenges, strategies, and opportunities for making our community inclusive for all. Financing, sustainability, and emergency rent topics were mentioned as part of the measures available to community members.
Watch the discussion: https://bvtn.info/3mwGNXy
A public hearing to adopt updated fees for building, planning, and site development permits occurred, as well as an ordinance reading for a public hearing on June 21, 2022 to amend the Beaverton Comprehensive Plan to incorporate the 2021 Beaverton School District long-range facility plan and adopt other minor revisions.
Public Hearing: https://bvtn.info/3MB7Xad
Ordinance Reading: https://bvtn.info/3MyMONU
Recommendations from the Social Services Funding Committee (SSFC) were approved, providing more than $300,000 to 23 organizations focused on homelessness, housing, afterschool care, education and health programming. In addition, a Council work session on the nonprofit incubator project occurred to outline choices for an innovative concept to support and fund local nonprofits in Beaverton.
Nonprofit Incubator Project: https://bvtn.info/3H9Ghs2
Upcoming meetings: June 21
View a recording of previous meetings and agendas for future meetings at www.BeavertonOregon.gov/797/Agendas-Minutes
Opportunities to get involved
See how you can get involved in your community and come to the annual Volunteer Fair this weekend at the Beaverton City Library! www.BeavertonOregon.gov/503/Volunteer-Fair
You still have time to share your thoughts on what the city’s future should look like. Take the Vision survey – responses help city officials decide on action items for the next ten years. www.BeavertonOregon.gov/326/Beaverton-Community-Vision
Sewer and stormwater rates are expected to increase, starting this summer. A virtual public meeting will be held on Tuesday, June 21, to review and adopt the rate increases. Learn more about why and how you can participate in the public hearing. www.BeavertonOregon.gov/828/Utilities
PRIDE Beaverton returns this year on June 26! Find out more about the parade route and performances: www.pridebeaverton.org
Come work with us! Apply to a current job opening: https://bvtn.info/3GB43v7
Development Division Manager
Engineering Plan Review Manager
Engineering Technician 3 – Construction Inspection
Entry Level Police Officer
Lateral Police Officer
Public Works Technician – Urban Forestry and Landscape
Seasonal Laborer – Public Works
Site Development Division Manager
Utility Billing Specialist
Find out about all these programs and more at www.BeavertonOregon.gov