City News & Announcements

Test Business Assistance Grants - Applications Reopen 9/21

Through two generous awards totaling $138,000 from the State of Oregon (Business Oregon), the City of Lake Oswego continues to have some grant funding available for local businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Applications reopen on September 21 at 9 a.m.! 

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Test Clackamas Wildfires 2020

Effective at 5:01 p.m. Tuesday, 9/15, the City of Lake Oswego wildfires state of emergency has been lifted.

Although activities under the emergency declaration are now permitted - including use of lawn equipment and outdoor smoking - it is important to continue to limit activities that cause a spark as fire risk and poor air quality remain in the community.

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Test Water is Safe to Drink

Our Lake Oswego-Tigard drinking water remains safe and reliable to drink and our treatment plant remains fully functional. There are a number of small water systems in Clackamas County (Mt Hood Hwy 26 area) that issued boil water notices due to pressure losses and power outages. Click here for a list of these areas. 

Water demands in the areas closest to the Clackamas wildfires have increased dramatically. Please do your part: reduce your water use and save water for fighting fires in our region. 

For more information visit the Clackamas River Water Providers website.

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Test Messages from City Leaders

“The Lake Oswego City Council and City staff are committed to creating a culture in Lake Oswego that is inclusive and fosters a feeling of belonging. We denounce racism and discrimination in all forms. We encourage people to be respectful, collaborative, and communicate with each other about ways to eliminate racist language and treatment in Lake Oswego. The City Council reaffirms its commitment to valuing diversity, equity and inclusion by providing stability, opportunity, safety and justice for everyone living, working, and visiting the City.”

~ Lake Oswego City Council

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Test Parks & Recreation Closures

Due to poor air quality, many Parks & Recreation sites and facilities have been closed and activities canceled.

Read full closure/cancellations details.

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Test DEI Focus Groups & Surveys

The Lake Oswego Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Task Force is seeking your unique, candid and confidential insight.

From late August through September, the DEI Task Force will be leading virtual focus groups to gain insight about barriers to inclusion within our community and civic practices. In addition, the Task Force will be conducting online surveys.

Lake Oswego residents, tenants, business owners, visitors and other stakeholders are encouraged to learn more and take a survey.

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Test COVID-19

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 Pedestrian Safety Operation

LOPD will be conducting a Pedestrian Safety Operation on Saturday, September 26, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. This operation will be held on B Avenue at Second Street. 

The primary focus of this operation is to raise awareness of drivers and pedestrians of pedestrian right of way laws.

Information signs will be posted the day prior to the operation advising motorists of the event.

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City Events and Meetings



Sep 21 2020 - 12:00pm

Healthy Eating Every Day (HEED)

Sep 21 2020 - 2:00pm

VIEWS Battling the Blues-Virtual Presentation

Sep 22 2020 - 10:00am


Sustainability Advisory Board

Sep 21 2020 - 6:30pm

Development Review Commission

Sep 21 2020 - 7:00pm

Budget Committee Meeting City of Lake Oswego and the Redevelopment Agency

Sep 24 2020 - 6:00pm