City News & Announcements

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Coronavirus News & Updates

The health, safety, and wellness of our community is a top priority. The City will continue to comply with Executive Orders and will work within the Governor’s framework for rebuilding a safe and strong Oregon. 

We remain committed to finding innovative and creative ways to serve our community.

Read about the Governor's Reopening Framework, local assistance programs, and more.

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Test Oregon’s Risk and Protection Framework

Effective December 3

On November 25, the Governor announced a new health and safety framework, with four different risk levels for counties based on their level of COVID-19 spread. At each risk level - Extreme Risk, High Risk, Moderate Risk, and Lower Risk - health and safety measures and guidance for businesses and individuals will apply. 

On Monday, November 30, the Oregon Health Authority will reexamine county data to determine which counties qualify for each risk level on December 3, following the end of the 2-Week Freeze.

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Test 2021 City Council Goals Input

In preparation for its annual goal setting retreat, the Lake Oswego City Council would like to hear from the community. 

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and projected continued restrictions placed on in-person gatherings, all input will take place online. Please take a few minutes to share your input! Submissions will be accepted through January 15. 

Comments will be shared with the City Council before their goal setting retreat on Saturday, January 23.

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Test Clackamas County Grants

Small Businesses & Childcare Providers

Clackamas County, in partnership with Micro Enterprise Services of Oregon (MESO), is offering $1 million in grants to small businesses with 25 employees or less and childcare providers located in Clackamas County that have been adversely affected by economic conditions associated with the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Applications are available online and will be accepted through December 5, 2020. 

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Test 2020 Artisan Holiday Market

The Lake Oswego Farmers’ Market presents: An Artisan Holiday Market! Enjoy the magic of the holidays as you shop for exceptional treasures, unique holiday gifts and decorative greenery. Stroll through the merry aisles and relish in the festive lights, delightful displays, appealing aromas and delicious treats. All products are handcrafted by local artisans. Support local this holiday season! 

Join us at Millennium Plaza Park:

Friday, December 4, 4 to 8 p.m.
Saturday, December 5, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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Test Virtual Season's Greeting in honor of Tree Lighting

Although holiday cheer looks a bit different this year, and we are not hosting the traditional tree lighting celebration due to the pandemic, the City partnered with the Chamber of Commerce to produce a Virtual Season’s Greetings to commemorate the time-honored tradition.  The video features Tree

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Test City Offices Closed to Walk-In Traffic

Pursuant to the Governor's new requirements, City offices will be closed to walk-in traffic. However, many services are available virtually or via phone. For more information please contact the appropriate department directly.    

The health, safety, and wellness of our community and staff continues to be the City’s top priority. The City has been planning on how to reopen and is working hard to make sure our facilities are ready to have a few more people in them. Public health protocols will remain in place. 

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Test Racism in Oregon History: A Brief Overview

Lake Oswegans are invited to ZOOM in to hear the Oregon Historical Society presentation by Executive Director Kerry Tymchuk, “Racism in Oregon History: A Brief Overview”, on Thursday, December 10 from 6-7 p.m.

This program is presented by the Oswego Heritage Council and Lake Oswego Chamber of Commerce in cooperation with the City of Lake Oswego and Lake Oswego School District.

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City Events and Meetings


ONLINE: Cook the Books Book Group

Dec 1 2020 - 4:00pm

FAN/Forest Hills Coordinating Committee Meeting

Dec 2 2020 - 6:30pm

Bob Ross Oil Painting: Christmas Candle with Wine

Dec 3 2020 - 10:00am


City Council Meeting

Dec 1 2020 - 6:30pm

Youth Leadership Council

Dec 2 2020 - 5:15pm

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Task Force Meeting

Dec 2 2020 - 6:15pm