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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.

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Mission & Values

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

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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. 

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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:

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Martha Bennett
City Manager

Megan Phelan
Assistant City Manager

Anthony Hooper
Deputy City Manager

Madison Thesing
Assistant to City Manager

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