City Manager

News & Announcements

City Manager Martha Bennett

Selected by the Lake Oswego City Council, Ms. Bennett began as City Manager on August 19, 2019. 

Prior to joining the City of Lake Oswego, Bennett was the Chief Operating Officer of Metro. She brings over 25 years of solid local government experience.

Read More about City Manager Martha Bennett
Mission & Values

In 2021, the City as an organization went through a process of updating its mission and values. 

Read More about Mission & Values
New City Hall Project

The new City Hall is located at the corner of A Avenue and 3rd Street in downtown Lake Oswego. Built in 2021, the 73,000 square feet new City Hall provides a seismically safe, energy efficient and better functioning building for the community and City staff. It includes new facilities for Police and 911 dispatch services, city offices, a larger emergency operations center, and retail spaces. The majority of the project was funded by urban renewal. The new building is 3 stories over one level for secured police parking. 

Read More about New City Hall Project
About the City Manager's Office

Pursuant to the Lake Oswego City Charter, the City Manager is appointed by the City Council to carry out council policies and to serve as chief administrative officer of the City. The City Manager manages the business of the City and implements the Council's plans and orders by:

Read More about About the City Manager's Office
Contact Information

Martha Bennett
City Manager
503-635-0215

Megan Phelan
Assistant City Manager
503-635-0281

Anthony Hooper
Deputy City Manager
503-697-7422

Madison Thesing
Assistant to City Manager
503-534-5285

City Manager's Office
503-635-0215

Resource Center

Key Documents and Reports

Forms, Permits, and Applications