Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Students Grade 6-12 - The TYAC Wants YOU!

Tigard Youth Advisory Council (TYAC) is Seeking New Members!

Join students in grades 6-12 to represent their peers, serve as resources to the City Council and Tigard community and find ways to engage the city’s most critical resource – youth.  TYAC members support and mentor each other and advise city officials on the best ways to build opportunity and collaborate on youth-focused city initiatives, projects and issues.

Tigard Youth Advisory Council members also serve on other city and community Boards and Commissions. The Youth Advisory Council facilitates the development and implementation of programs and activities that are important to youth. For more information about the Tigard Youth Advisory Council program, contact Marty Wine at 503-718-2486 or marty@tigard-or.gov.

To fill out an application, visit www.tigard-or.gov and click on “Forms” in the upper right corner of the screen. Applications should be returned to Marty by May 29, 2015.

Thursday, May 7, 2015

National Drinking Water Week


This week, please join us in celebrating National Drinking Water Week, an annual awareness event that recognizes the vital role water plays in our daily lives! Watch for an ad in today’s Tigard Times and Lake Oswego Review featuring Mayor Studebaker and Mayor Cook toasting reliable, safe drinking water at our new river intake pump station (RIPS) in Gladstone!

Given that it is National Drinking Water Week, we thought it would be a good time to share some more exciting news about the project. Construction of the new system is well over halfway complete and more than seven of the ten miles of large diameter pipe have been installed!

The new RIPS pumps are continuing their three-month commissioning period, and are successfully pumping water through our existing pipelines to the treatment plant in West Linn.

Water Treatment Plant construction tours

Interested in getting a peek at construction related to city’s partnership with Lake Oswego to bring water to Tigard in 2016?

The next tour will be held on May 28, at 10 a.m. Tours are held every two months, on the fourth Thursday. Advance registration is required and space is limited. Please contact us and indicate in the subject line you would like to attend the next tour, along with your contact information. 

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Considering Public Service? Apply Now

Tigard Planning Commission Seeks a Resident to Serve

Whether you’re a seasoned volunteer, or just getting into public service, we welcome and thank you for your interest! To be considered for this appointment, we ask that you submit a Citizen Committee Interest Application. These applications are available in the City Hall lobby at 13125 SW Hall Boulevard or can be downloaded from the city’s website at:

Mission: The Planning Commission advises the City Council on general land use and transportation planning issues and long-range community plans. They apply Community Development Code regulations and also act as a hearings body for certain land use applications.

Time Commitment: This group meets in Tigard’s Town Hall the 1st and 3rd Monday of each month for approximately two hours. They attend periodic meetings with the City Council. At this time, the need is to fill an unexpired voting position that has an ending date of December 31, 2017. Should the person filling the position desire to continue on after that time, they would be eligible to apply for a full 4-year term. Tigard residency is required.

Applications are due by 5 p.m., Tuesday, May 26. We accept mailed, hand carried, or emailed applications. If you choose to email it, please sign, scan, and email Planning Commission Secretary, Doreen Laughlin, at doreen@tigard-or.gov. If you have any questions about the Planning Commission, or this recruitment, please email Doreen - or call her direct line at 503-718-2447.

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Mixed-Use Housing Project Gets Green Light

Efforts to construct new housing in downtown Tigard took a big step forward when the City Council (working in their role as the board of the City Center Development Agency (CCDA) approved a major development with a private developer.

This revitalization project with developers Capstone Greenlight LLC and Diamond Investment Group (DIG) Tigard LLC calls for the construction of 157 market-rate apartments and 2,000 square feet of commercial space on agency-owned land.  An open house to review the project’s design with the developers and architects will be held on April 22, 5:30-7:30 p.m., at the Public Works Building, at 8777 SW Burnham St.

More information can be found at http://www.tigard-or.gov/city_hall/redevelopment.php.

Wednesday, March 25, 2015