City News & Announcements
Join us on December 1, from 6-8 p.m., for a virtual community meeting for the City's Municipal Golf Course Renovation project.
Community members will hear about project progress and have opportunity to ask questions and provide comment on the updated design concepts for the 9-hole executive course, driving range and maintenance building.
The Lake Oswego City Council will hold its annual goal setting retreat on Saturday, January 22, 2022 beginning at 8:30 a.m. In preparation for its annual goal setting retreat, the City Council would like to hear from the community.
Please take a few minutes before January 7, 2022 to share your input online.
Comments will be shared with the City Council before their retreat.
The City is continuing to move forward with a multiyear project to align Lake Oswego housing needs and neighborhood context with new state legislation (House Bill 2001) that requires cities to allow duplexes, triplexes, quadplexes, townhouses, and cottage clusters – also known as “middle housing” – in all areas where single family housing is currently permitted.
The Middle Housing Code Advisory Committee (MHCAC) recommendations will be presented at a virtual Community Forum on Thursday, December 9 at 6:30 p.m. as well as through the website. Both options will include opportunities to provide input prior to the City developing the concepts into code language.
The City is conducting a community survey. The goal of the 2021 community survey is to:
- Measure general attitude of residents toward City services and programs
- Determine residents’ priorities and areas of concern
- Receive feedback on key policy issues
- Measure City’s progress towards other cities benchmarks
The survey will be mailed to a limited number of households selected at random. In addition, the survey will be available to all community members online on December 6.
Help make the season a little brighter for local families! The City has some great options:
Toys - drop off your new, unwrapped toys at the LO Fire Department by Monday, December 13.
Hunger Fighters Oregon - donate non-perishable food at City Hall or the Library throughout December.
Fleece - the Parks & Rec Youth Action Council is collecting donations to purchase fleece yards to make and decorate blankets for the Clackamas Children’s Center. Donate online.
Utility Assistance - the City's program provides eligible individuals and families temporary assistance with paying their City of Lake Oswego utility bill. Donate online.
Fill a Stocking, Fill a Heart - donate basic-needs items and a few special gifts and return it to City Hall by Friday, December 3.
Donate what you can, volunteer your time, and enjoy the season!
One of the many exciting features of the Boones Ferry Project is drastically improved pedestrian access. Two new mid-block pedestrian crossings with flashing beacons have been installed along Boones Ferry Road, and they are both quite unique. In late November, the new crossing located south of the Bryant intersection near the Lake Grove Shopping Center will be opened! Watch our engineers share tips for navigating the new crossings.
Be extra merry with brilliant light displays for your friends and neighbors to enjoy!
The Lake Oswego Parks & Recreation Department invites community members to showcase their holiday spirit with festive decor at their home and business. Share photos of your illuminated displays on your public social media accounts with the hashtag #LetItGlowLO and tag the City of Lake Oswego to be automatically entered into a weekly lottery to win a gift certificate to a local business of your choice!
In honor of Native American Heritage Month in November, the City of Lake Oswego is proud to host Oregon Is Indian Country, a special traveling exhibition of Oregon's Native American heritage, on display at the Lake Oswego Public Library and Lake Oswego City Hall Wednesday, November 10 - Wednesday, December 8, 2021.
First exhibited in 2009 at the Oregon Historical Society in Portland, Oregon Is Indian Country represents a groundbreaking project that brought together all nine federally recognized Oregon Tribes to present information, never-before-assembled in one exhibit, on contemporary indigenous cultures. This rich content is now available for museums and cultural institutions across the state as a traveling exhibit of vibrant banners.
City Events and Meetings
Golf Course Renovation Community Meeting Online (Virtual)
Dec 1 2021 - 6:00pm
ONLINE: Art Night!
Dec 1 2021 - 6:30pm
Clone of FAN/Forest Hills Coordinating Committee Meeting
Dec 1 2021 - 6:30pm
ARPA Funding Advisory Committee
Dec 1 2021 - 6:00pm
Development Review Commission
Dec 6 2021 - 6:00pm
City Council and Redevelopment Agency Meeting
Dec 7 2021 - 5:30pm