Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Election Reminder and Deadlines


Washington County Elections is reminding voters they have until Nov. 3 to send their completed ballots in appropriately signed envelopes with a postmark from the U.S. Postal Service. After this date, completed ballots should be dropped off at official collection sites in order to meet the election's 8 p.m. deadline on Nov. 8.

The official ballot drop box for the City of Tigard is located in the parking lot of City Hall. Signs have been placed to direct visitors to the ballot box. The ballot box will be open until 8 p.m. on Nov. 8, like all other official ballot collection sites. The address for City Hall is 13125 SW Hall Boulevard; map: https://goo.gl/maps/GwRXNq3RswM2.

Voters throughout Oregon should have received their ballots by mail over the recent weekend. Information about vote-by-mail, voter eligibility and other election matters may be found at the Washington County Elections Office website, www.co.washington.or.us/elections, or by calling 503-846-5800.  
 
For information on three local ballot measures for Tigard voters, please visit: http://www.tigard-or.gov/novemberballot/index.php. City Council candidates are listed here: http://www.tigard-or.gov/community/ballot_measure.php.

Thursday, October 13, 2016

Free Sandbags Now Available at Public Works


With a major seasonal storm hitting the region, the City of Tigard has officially opened its sandbag station for the public.

Sand is being delivered today, Oct. 13, by 4:30 p.m. The address for the station is the parking lot at the city’s Public Works Building, at 8777 SW Burnham St.

The self-service station will be stocked with sand and sandbags and can be accessed at any time, 24/7.

Shovels are not provided, so please bring your own. Sand is to be used for emergency purposes only. For more information, contact Public Works at 503-718-2591.

For additional details about the city’s Emergency Management program and preparing for emergencies, also visit:  www.tigard-or.gov/city_hall/emergency.php.