City News & Announcements

Test Ballot Box Locations

The City of Lake Oswego has two convenient ballot drop sites for voters:

  • City Hall, 380 A Avenue - located on the upper parking lot near the main (A Avenue) entrance. 
     
  • Westlake Park, 14165 Bunick Drive - MOVED - located south of the covered park area on the lane that connects to Melrose Street.

Both ballot boxes are located outdoors, are available 24/7, and allow you to cast your vote from the comfort of the driver’s seat of your car. 

Ballot boxes will remain open until 8 p.m. on Elections day. 

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Test 2022 Pathways Program – Share Your Input

We are creating several new pathways to connect neighborhoods with local elementary schools and parks. Before we dig too deep into design concepts, we’d like your feedback!  

Join us at one of four focused discussion meetings in mid-May, or complete our online questionnaires available for each of the pathway locations by May 23.

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Test Middle Housing

House Bill 2001 requires cities over 25,000 in population to allow the development of “middle housing” – including duplexes, triplexes, quadplexes, townhomes and cottage clusters – within all residential zones in order to address three goals: options, supply, and diversity.

A City Council Public Hearing is scheduled for May 17 to consider draft Community Development Code amendments proposed by the City that comply with HB 2001 and are consistent with the community’s sense of place, neighborhood character, and livability.

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Test Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Celebration 2022

On Tuesday, May 3, the Lake Oswego City Council proclaimed May 2022 as Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander Heritage Month. Please join others across the nation in participating in this special observance.

Also, join the City for a community cultural celebration honoring Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders Sunday, May 22 from 12-2:30pm at Millennium Plaza Park. The first hour of the event features community booths, crafts for kids and food demos. Performances begin at 1pm featuring music, dance, speakers, and more!

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Test Construction Season is Upon Us

We have another busy year of construction ahead of us, as many public utility and roadway projects will be underway throughout Lake Oswego. Some of these will result in lane closures or flagged one-way traffic, others will require 24/7 full road closures with traffic detours in place. Check out this year's construction season map to learn more or visit our projects page for a complete list of individual projects. 

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Test Neighborhood Enhancement Grant

The Neighborhood Enhancement Program  (NEP) 2022-2023 grant cycle is now open!

Do you have an idea for a project that would improve quality of life in your neighborhood?  The City's Neighborhood Enhancement Program supports neighborhoods by providing grants for projects that provide a community benefit. 

The deadline for submitting applications is 5 p.m., May 31.

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Test Blood Drive - City Hall

Join us for a blood drive on Friday, June 3, at City Hall, 380 A Ave. The blood drive runs between 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Schedule your appointment at www.redcrossblood.org or by downloading the Red Cross Blood Donor App (Text BLOODAPP to 90999) - use sponsor code LOCityHall.

For more information or assistance with scheduling, call 1-800-RED-CROSS.

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Test Photo Contest

Enter your best images in the 14th Annual City of Lake Oswego Photo Contest for a chance to win! First place winners will receive a $150 gift card; second place winners a $100 gift card; and third place winners a $50 gift card.

Entries need to be submitted by 5 p.m., Wednesday, September 7. 

Photos can be submitted online!

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City Events and Meetings

Events

CANCELLED-Strong Women, Strong Archetypes: A Creative Writing Class for Women

May 17 2022 - 11:00am

American Mah Jongg - Tuesday

May 17 2022 - 1:00pm

Mini-Ballerinas

May 17 2022 - 4:30pm

Meetings

City Council Meeting

May 17 2022 - 3:00pm

Parks, Recreation and Natural Resources Advisory Board Meeting

May 18 2022 - 4:00pm

Transportation Advisory Board

May 18 2022 - 7:00pm