City News & Announcements

Tree Pruning Community Forestry Workshop

Join us on Saturday, April 20, for a free, hands-on workshop focusing on tree pruning!

Understand why, what, and how to prune to develop healthy, strong, and attractive trees and shrubs. Explore pruning types, proper cutting tools and techniques, and tree responses to pruning. Bring pruning tools, if you have them, and wear appropriate clothing for working outside.

10am-12pm at Foothills Park, 199 Foothills Rd.

Refreshments will be provided.

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Boards & Commissions Vacancies

Are you interested in serving your community?  Parks, transportation, sustainability, development peak your interest? Consider becoming a member of one of our Boards & Commissions! 

Learn more about boards and commissions opportunities and fill out an application online.

Plus, watch a short video to find out what current members have to say about their experience!

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May 21, 2019 Special Election

The City Council has referred two measures to voters at the May 21, 2019 special election:

  • Question:  Shall the Lake Oswego Charter be amended to eliminate the requirement for the City Manager to submit annual proposed budgets?
  • Question:  Shall Lake Oswego issue $30 million in bonds for open space or park land, and for park and recreation facilities? 

Click here for detailed ballot questions and explanatory statements.

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2019 Emergency Preparedness Fair

On Wednesday, April 24, stop by any time between 5:30-7:30 p.m. and learn about water storage and emergency food options, emergency supply kits, pet preparedness, portable sanitation, seismically retrofitting your home, solar power options, how to fill a sand bag, and much more! You'll also get to meet one of our K9's and learn how to save a life at special hands-only CPR training. Plus, we will have TRUCKS! At this event kids get an up-close look at vehicles they see every day in the community - a fire truck, police vehicles, snow plow, street sweeper, water truck and more!

Location: Maintenance Center, 17601 Pilkington Road

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Drug Take Back Event Spring 2019

On April 27, the City will be holding a one-day-only drug take-back event to help citizens properly dispose of unwanted or expired prescription medicines.

Drop by the Lake Oswego Adult Community Center, 505 G Avenue:

Saturday, April 27, 10am - 2pm

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2019 Shred Day

Community Shred Day is back!

Thanks to Yakima Products, the City will be hosting Shred Day at the Yakima headquarters (formerly the West End Building) at 4101 Kruse Way, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. (or until truck is full) on Saturday, May 18. Residents of Lake Oswego (and those within the Urban Services Boundary) may bring 2 paper shopping bags of confidential documents including bank, credit card, health care, tax forms and other sensitive information for shredding.

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Neighborhood Enhancement Program Grants

Applications for the 2019-20 Grant Cycle are Due Friday, April 26th at 5:00 PM

The Neighborhood Enhancement Program (NEP) supports neighborhoods by providing grants for projects or programs that provide a community benefit. 

Learn more about the grant criteria, budget information, project ideas, and download an application. Applications are due by 5 p.m., April 26.

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Forestry at the Farmers’ Market 2019

Join us to celebrate forestry at the Farmers’ Market on opening day - May 18, 8:30am-1:30pm! Activities include Urban & Community Forestry booths and activities for children and adults. Spin the prize wheel, do a craft, watch a tree pruning demonstration, receive a free tree seedling, answer tree trivia, win raffle prizes and learn about stewardship opportunities in your neighborhood. Arbor Day Art Contest winners will be announced and prizes will be awarded.

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City Events and Meetings

Events

Little Masters

Apr 19 2019 - 9:30am

In Stitches Quilters

Apr 19 2019 - 10:00am

Baby Storytime (birth to one year)

Apr 19 2019 - 10:30am

Meetings

Planning Commission

Apr 22 2019 - 6:30pm

Tourism Advisory Committee Meeting

Apr 24 2019 - 10:00am

Budget Committee

Apr 25 2019 - 6:00pm