City News & Announcements

Test 2022 Toy Drive & Other Giving Options

Help make the season a little brighter for local families! The City has some great giving options:

  • Fill a Stocking, Fill a Heart - pick up a stocking, fill it with needed items and return it to the City Hall or the ACC by December 6.
  • New Coats/Hats/Gloves - drop off at the ACC, Main Fire Station or Library by December 13.
  • Toy Drive - drop off new, unwrapped toys at the Main Fire Station or Library by December 13.
  • Food Donations - drop off non-perishable food and essential hygiene items at the Library or at Hunger Fighters Oregon at 4 Monroe Parkway.
  • Fleece - The Youth Action Council is collecting new fleece yards to make blankets for the Clackamas Children’s Center. Donate by December 9.

Donate what you can, volunteer your time, and enjoy the season!

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Test City Council 2023 Goal Setting Retreat

The Lake Oswego City Council will hold its annual goal setting retreat on Saturday, January 21, 2023. In preparation for its annual goal setting retreat, the City Council would like to hear from the community. 

Please take a few minutes before December 31, 2022 to share your input. Comments will be shared with the City Council before their retreat.

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Test 2022 Winning Photos

In 2022, over 535 photographs were submitted for the annual Photo Contest. We received many exceptional photographs - thank you! 

Take a look at this year's winning photos!

Thank you for helping select the winners and for participating in this fun contest!

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Test Online Open House - Proposed New Wastewater Treatment Facility

Lake Oswego, with Portland's support, is proposing to build a new, state-of-the-art wastewater treatment facility to replace the aging Tryon Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant.

Take a virtual tour of the new facility by visiting our online open house! Learn all about the current 60% design plans, highlights of the proposed new wastewater treatment facility, and share your thoughts from November 9 through December 11. 

For more details on the project, or to sign-up for e-news, visit the project website. 

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Test 5 Tips for Safe Winter Travel

Traveling over the holidays? Arrive safely at your destination by following these recommendations:

  • Before you go, visit or call 5-1-1 for the latest in road conditions.
  • Let someone know your destination, your route, and when you expect to arrive. 
  • Keep your car’s gas tank full.
  • Put together a separate disaster supplies kit for to keep in your car.
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Test Ready to Respond to the Winter Weather

Our Public Works team is winter ready! Our team diligently follows weather reports, monitors local weather stations and road conditions, prepares for, and is ready to respond to winter weather events. Watch this video to learn how City staff are preparing for the winter season ahead.  

In the event of a winter weather storm, Public Works prioritizes plowing and sanding main arterials, major collectors, and bus routes. The goal is to plow roads so that both driving lanes are passable, but no pavement is necessarily visible.

To learn all about plowing routes, ideas for how you can get prepared, safe driving tips, and FAQs click here. 

Test Stewardship Opportunities

Lake Oswego works with volunteer Friends Groups to help keep our parks and open spaces healthy and beautiful. Join us to protect and restore natural areas in our community!

Final opportunity of 2022:.

  • Hallinan Woods - Sunday, December 11, 1-3 p.m.
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Test Public Alerts - Emergency Notification

Lake Oswego uses the ClackCo Public Alerts emergency notification software system. All residents who are served by Lake Oswego Fire Department will be covered by ClackCo Public Alerts and are urged to enroll in this system.  

By providing contact information, residents can opt-in to receive critical emergency messaging via email, phone call, and text during times of disasters.

Register today!

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City Events and Meetings


Winter Peace Felted Gnomes Workshop

Dec 10 2022 - 9:00am

Poetry Group at the BOOKtique

Dec 10 2022 - 12:00pm

Lego Club

Dec 10 2022 - 3:00pm


Planning Commission

Dec 12 2022 - 6:30pm

Historic Resources Advisory Board

Dec 14 2022 - 6:00pm

Library Advisory Board

Dec 14 2022 - 7:00pm