News November 16, 2023 at 3:47 pm Holiday Guide 2023 See all that Wood Village has to offer this holiday season! News November 9, 2023 at 12:00 am Wood Village as a WWII Town One of Oregon's first planned communities, learn more about the city's World War II origins as we celebrate Veteran's Day News November 2, 2023 at 1:30 pm Community Member of the Year Nominations Nominations are now open for Community Member of the Year News November 2, 2023 at 9:59 am Volunteer Applications Now Open Applications are now open for positions on City boards and commissions News November 1, 2023 at 3:36 pm Native American Heritage Month November is Native American Heritage Month News November 1, 2023 at 2:58 pm Library Accessibility Survey As part of community outreach for the new East County Library, the building project team wants to hear from community members with diverse needs and abilities about how to make the new East County Library as accessible as possible. Blog, Carousel, News September 1, 2023 at 6:40 am Hispanic Heritage Month From September 15th until October 15th, the City of Wood Village acknowledges and celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month. Blog, Carousel, News September 1, 2023 at 6:28 am Car Theft Trends Car theft, especially amongst Kia and Hyundai owners, has been trending upward in recent months in part to a TikTok social media challenge. Blog, Carousel, News September 1, 2023 at 6:20 am Metro Community Placemaking Grant Metro’s Community Placemaking grants support community-led, equity-centered, arts and culture efforts that strengthen people’s connections to each other and places they care about. Blog, Carousel, News August 1, 2023 at 9:41 pm Back to School! Visit the RSD website for all information on getting ready for the new school year! Blog, Carousel, News August 1, 2023 at 9:36 pm Apply Now! PFA Advisory Committee If you’re passionate about early childhood and want to make a difference, we have exciting news! Blog, Carousel, News August 1, 2023 at 9:36 pm Cougar Sighting Reports of a cougar spotted near Wood Village first began in early August thanks to a tip from our neighbors in Troutdale. Blog, Carousel, News August 1, 2023 at 8:18 pm Capacitación de mediación básica Esta capacitación gratuita introducirá a los participantes a los temas, prácticas y habilidades para convertirse en un mediador en la comunidad Blog, Carousel, News August 1, 2023 at 8:07 pm Neighborhood Paving Summer 2023 Wood Village Public Works will be doing pavement maintenance work on 231street Court, 237th Avenue, Shannon St and Shannon Ct on August 7th & 8th. Blog, Carousel, News July 1, 2023 at 7:40 pm Women-Owned Business Pitch Contest A pitch contest is now open for women-owned small businesses across the region, with cash awards totaling $50,000 available for the winning selections. Blog, Carousel, News July 1, 2023 at 7:22 pm Zero Waste Lunch Box Challenge Become a Zero Waste Lunch Box Hero! Blog, Carousel, News June 2, 2023 at 8:49 pm Water Hydrant Flushing The City will be performing routine hydrant flushing between June 13th to June 15th. Blog, Carousel, News June 1, 2023 at 9:09 pm Smoke Ready Week Are you Smoke Ready? From June 12 to June 16, public health agencies and local governments are sharing information and resources on how to be ready for wildfire smoke for Smoke Ready Week. Blog, Carousel, News June 1, 2023 at 8:34 pm Water Quality Report 2023 Annual Water Quality Report Blog, Carousel, News June 1, 2023 at 8:18 pm Main Streets on Halsey Survey Main Streets on Halsey want to hear from you! Blog, Carousel, News June 1, 2023 at 11:29 am Beat the Heat Tips to Stay Cool Blog, Carousel, News June 1, 2023 at 10:56 am Help Design the East County Library What do you want your library to look like? Blog, Carousel, News June 1, 2023 at 10:33 am Fireworks Safety Help us keep Wood Village safe. Blog, Carousel, News June 1, 2023 at 8:34 am Summer Burn Ban Multnomah Fire Defense Board Chief Scott Lewis has issued an outdoor burn ban effective immediately in all areas of Multnomah County. Blog, Carousel, News May 23, 2023 at 11:52 am Put the “Cycle” in Recycle By repairing your bike, you help keep them out of landfills, and by donating, you help provide bikes to underserved individuals in our area. Blog, Carousel, News May 23, 2023 at 11:35 am Comcast RISE Small Business Grants Comcast RISE is supporting the growth of all small businesses and entrepreneurs committed to uplifting their local communities. Blog, Carousel, News May 21, 2023 at 11:23 am Celebrating Public Works National Public Works Week is observed each year during the third week of May as a time to recognize the efforts of our Public Works Team. Blog, Carousel, News May 19, 2023 at 11:18 am Bike Month! Tips for bike safety. Blog, Carousel, News May 16, 2023 at 10:46 am Sprucing Up the Park Changes are currently underway at the Donald Robertson Park to make it easier and better for guests to picnic and BBQ in the park. Blog, Carousel, News May 3, 2023 at 5:08 pm Preschool for All Applications Multnomah County children who will be 3 or 4 years old on or before September 1, 2023 are eligible to apply now for the upcoming school year. Blog, Carousel, News April 27, 2023 at 4:28 pm Wood Village Opportunity Scholarship 2023 The application period for the Wood Village Opportunity Scholarship for 2023 is now open. Blog, Carousel, News April 10, 2023 at 6:40 pm Small Biz Re-Beautification Grant Beginning Monday, April 10, Multnomah County is offering small grants of up to $5,000 to help small businesses operating east of Interstate 205 to repair damage from recent vandalism. Blog, Carousel, News March 20, 2023 at 6:19 pm Traffic Delays on NE Glisan Street On Monday, March 27 to Thursday, March 30, on N.E. Glisan Street, one westbound lane will be closed between N.E. 236th Place and N.E. 241st Place. Blog, Carousel, News March 15, 2023 at 8:24 pm Spring & Summer Recreation Programs Registration is now open online for Spring and Summer recreation camps and activities. Blog, Carousel, News March 15, 2023 at 8:02 pm Meet the New Faces of Wood Village The City of Wood Village welcomes new additions to our newest City Councilors, including a newly appointed mayor, and committee/commission members. Blog, Carousel, News March 3, 2023 at 5:52 pm Open City Council Position With former Mayor Harden stepping down from the Council mid-term, there is an opening for the remainder of his term, which expires December 31, 2024. Blog, Carousel, Hot Topics, News February 23, 2023 at 3:47 pm Snow & Ice Plan With the heavy snowfall and overnight freezing temperatures, the City has been busy working to clear roadways of ice and snow. Blog, Carousel, Hot Topics, News February 16, 2023 at 11:17 pm Toll Program Meeting Notice Advisory committees to discuss toll program development during upcoming meetings. Blog, Carousel, Hot Topics, News February 16, 2023 at 8:40 pm PlayEast! Fundraiser Support PLAYEAST! Recreation Annual Fundraiser on May 10, 2023. Blog, Carousel, Hot Topics, News February 14, 2023 at 5:50 pm Community Feedback Wanted The City is considering revising sections of the City’s Municipal Code. Blog, Carousel, Hot Topics, News February 9, 2023 at 8:27 pm Main Streets on Halsey Project Survey New Survey Open through March 7, 2023. Blog, Carousel, Hot Topics, News January 19, 2023 at 12:13 am Wood Village Natural Hazards Plan Update The Multnomah County Multi-Jurisdictional Natural Hazards Mitigation Plan (NHMP) is being updated. Blog, Carousel, Hot Topics, News January 17, 2023 at 4:57 pm SW 257th Drive Safety Improvements Project Do you live or work near S.W. 257th Drive and use the corridor regularly? Multnomah County wants to hear from you! Blog, Carousel, Hot Topics, News December 22, 2022 at 7:05 pm Snow & Ice Plan With the expected inclement weather starting early evening on Thursday, the City has been busy preparing for ice and possible snow. Carousel, Hot Topics, News December 1, 2022 at 9:36 pm New East County Library Help Design the New East County Library! Carousel, Hot Topics, News November 30, 2022 at 5:32 pm PlayEast! Winter Recreation Guide PlayEast! East County Recreation is offering new classes and camps for the upcoming Winter and Spring breaks. Blog, Carousel, Hot Topics, News November 23, 2022 at 4:17 pm Amenity Improvements at Donald L Robertson City Park RFP Bids Due: December 29, 2022 by 11 a.m. Blog, Carousel, News November 21, 2022 at 7:20 pm Wood Village Holiday Guide Spend the holidays with the City of Wood Village. Carousel, Hot Topics, News November 14, 2022 at 9:36 pm Volunteer & Serve Your Community Did you know that you can influence the priorities and development of the City’s park system? Blog, Carousel, News November 9, 2022 at 11:21 pm Now Hiring: Public Works Supervisor Are you a team-focused leader with experience in Public Works service? Apply today for our Public Works Supervisor. News November 4, 2022 at 4:31 pm Community Member of the Year Nominations Do you know a person or organization that has made Wood Village a better place? News November 3, 2022 at 9:16 pm Holiday Recycling & Garbage Garbage and recycling are collected on all holidays except Christmas and New Year’s Day. News November 3, 2022 at 8:36 pm Graffiti Free Wood Village We need the community’s help to report any sightings so we can quickly respond. News November 3, 2022 at 8:21 pm Leaf Drop Program The City's annual Leaf Drop Program is back this year from October 24 until December 31, 2022. Blog, Carousel, News November 3, 2022 at 6:30 pm 12th Annual Holiday Tree Lighting The 12th Annual Wood Village Holiday Tree Lighting will be held for the first time at the new Wood Village City Hall and Civic Center on Saturday, December 3 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Blog, Carousel, News November 2, 2022 at 6:56 pm Toy Drive 2022 Tis the Season for Giving! Blog, Carousel, Hot Topics, News October 31, 2022 at 8:09 pm 2nd Annual Holiday Meal Box Drive For the second year, the City of Wood Village is offering a holiday meal box! October 26, 2022 at 10:31 pm Опрос о городском парке Дональда Л. Робертсона (Donald L Robertson City Park) Город хочет услышать от вас! October 26, 2022 at 10:30 pm Encuesta sobre Donald L. Robertson City Park ¡La ciudad quiere saber de usted! Carousel, News October 20, 2022 at 9:15 pm Donald L Robertson City Park Survey The City wants to hear from you! Blog, Carousel, News October 19, 2022 at 3:52 pm November 8, 2022 Election The United States Postal Service started delivering official ballots on October 19, 2022. Blog, Carousel, News October 3, 2022 at 5:18 pm Fall Recycling & Shredding Day Help Wood Village go Zero Waste at our Fall Recycling and Shredding Day in partnership with the City of Gresham. Blog, Carousel, Hot Topics, News September 29, 2022 at 10:48 pm 7th Annual Pumpkin Fest Pumpkin Fest Drive Thru on Saturday, October 29th, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Carousel, News, Village News September 29, 2022 at 6:46 pm Wood Village PGE Outage PGE workers will be in Wood Village for scheduled maintenance work on Tuesday, October 11. Blog, News September 19, 2022 at 8:27 pm 2023 Regional Transportation Plan Survey Metro wants to hear from community members. Blog, Hot Topics, News September 12, 2022 at 6:23 pm Opportunity Scholarship Awarded 2022 Opportunity Scholarship recipients. Hot Topics, News September 12, 2022 at 4:22 pm Join MCSO Search & Rescue MCSOSAR is recruiting for its annual class. Training will begin in October 2022 and run through early June 2023. Carousel, Hot Topics, News September 9, 2022 at 7:58 pm Hispanic Heritage Month Mes de la Herencia Hispana Celebración Blog, Carousel, Hot Topics, News August 9, 2022 at 10:51 pm Red Cross Blood Drive Next Blood Drive is Scheduled for October 29th. Hot Topics, News July 18, 2022 at 8:30 pm Pedestrian Crossing Safety Enhancement RFP The City of Wood Village is accepting bids until 11 a.m. on Thursday, August 11, 2022. Hot Topics, News June 15, 2022 at 4:59 pm Pavement Preservation 2022 RFP Wood Village is accepting bids until 11 a.m. on July 13, 2022, for pavement treatment of 3 segments of 236th Avenue. Hot Topics, News June 7, 2022 at 9:45 pm Public Fire Hydrant Flushing 2022 Hydrant flushing is necessary to test the hydrants to make sure adequate flow and pressure are available. News June 1, 2022 at 3:48 pm City Council Election Information There are 3 Council Positions up for election at the November 8, 2022 General Election. Hot Topics, News May 26, 2022 at 10:47 pm Safe Routes to School is Hiring! Bike Works by p:ear is looking to hire a Safe Routes to School Coordinator in East Multnomah County. Hot Topics, News May 19, 2022 at 7:12 pm Public Hearing: Approved Budget FY 2022 to 2023 The Wood Village City Council will hold a public hearing to adopt the FY 2022 to 2023 budget at City Hall, 24200 NE Halsey Street on May 26th, 2022 at 6 p.m. News May 17, 2022 at 11:45 pm Public Works Week 5/15 to 5/21 This week marks the 62nd annual National Public Works Week. News May 2, 2022 at 6:35 pm HB 2001 On May 26th, the Wood Village City Council and Planning Commission took action to adopt Zoning and Development Code revisions to be in compliance with HB 2001. Hot Topics, News May 2, 2022 at 5:57 pm Bicycle & Pedestrian Citizen Advisory Committee Application Multnomah County seeks to fill at least one vacancy on its Bicycle and Pedestrian Citizen Advisory Committee (BPCAC). Hot Topics, News April 27, 2022 at 7:36 pm Tiny Homes & RVs As part of the annual workplan, the City Council directed that tiny homes be researched and evaluated to see if it could be used in Wood Village to help with housing affordability and housing security. News April 27, 2022 at 6:45 pm Wood Village Opportunity Scholarship 2022 The City of Wood Village 2022 Opportunity Scholarship is established to help fund and assist students who reside in Wood Village and have a goal to continue their education after high school or GED program. Hot Topics, News April 19, 2022 at 3:14 pm Water Quality Report Our city staff is currently working on the 2022 Water Quality Report, which will be available in July at the beginning of each fiscal year. Hot Topics, News April 5, 2022 at 11:17 pm Road Safety During the construction of 238th, we received several concerns regarding speeding and pedestrian safety along Arata Road and Wood Village Boulevard. Hot Topics, News April 5, 2022 at 11:14 pm A Graffiti-Free City There has been a slight increase in graffiti since the New Year. Utility boxes, signs, and fences have been tagged. Hot Topics, News April 5, 2022 at 11:11 pm Public Hearing: State Revenue Sharing FY 2022 to 2023 The Wood Village Budget Committee will hold a public hearing to discuss the FY 2022 to 2023 budget at City Hall, 24200 Northeast Halsey Street on April 19th, 2022 at 6 p.m. Hot Topics, News April 5, 2022 at 10:59 pm Public Hearing: Supplemental Budget FY 2021 to 2022 The Wood Village City Council and Wood Village Urban Renewal Agency will hold a public hearing to discuss the FY 2021 to 2022 supplemental budget at City Hall, 24200 northeast Halsey Street on April 19th, 2022 at 5:30 p.m. Hot Topics, News April 5, 2022 at 10:51 pm Programs for Internet Access The free WIFI at Donald L. Robertson Park will hopefully be up and running by the time you’re reading this article. Hot Topics, News April 4, 2022 at 5:22 pm Save the Date: Community Cleanup Day We are happy to announce that we'll be bringing the Annual Community Cleanup Day this year. Hot Topics, News March 16, 2022 at 9:16 pm Student Video Contest The River Starts Here is hosting a video contest for Clackamas, Multnomah, and Washington County, Oregon, high school students. Hot Topics, News March 16, 2022 at 8:16 pm 34th Annual Easter Egg Drive Save the date! We're bringing back the Easter Egg Drive on Saturday, April 16th. Hot Topics, News March 16, 2022 at 8:08 pm Springdale Job Corps is Hiring! The organization has several openings. Hot Topics, News March 7, 2022 at 7:14 pm Shut-Offs Notice As mentioned in the January 2022 newsletter and after a two-year pause, late fees and shut-offs for non-payment on City utilities are resuming. Hot Topics, News February 2, 2022 at 9:59 pm Natural Hazards Mitigation Plan We shared Multnomah County Emergency Management's Community Needs Survey in December. Hot Topics, News January 14, 2022 at 6:05 pm City Council Application Councilor Brian Loy served on the Council since May of 2019 and has resigned to attend to personal matters and made a difficult decision to step down from the City Council. Hot Topics, News January 14, 2022 at 6:04 pm Utility Bill Payment Address We are still receiving several utility bill payments addressed to the old City Hall addresses, especially from online bank bill pay sites. Hot Topics, News December 29, 2021 at 10:13 pm ODOT’s Online Open House (OOH) The interactive map outlines the projects the Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) is constructing for 2022 across the region. Hot Topics, News December 29, 2021 at 5:06 am Community Engagement Survey We are asking for your help and giving you a chance to win one of two $35 Gift Certificates from Pompello Italian Restaurant. Hot Topics, News December 19, 2021 at 1:18 am Annual Leaf Drop Closed Thank you for being part of our Annual Leaf Drop. It is now closed until further notice. Hot Topics, Village News December 18, 2021 at 9:52 pm Noche de Lotería Get connected and enjoy a family night with the traditional Mexican game, Lotería! Hot Topics, News December 18, 2021 at 9:47 pm Severe Weather Shelter Multnomah County and its partners at Cultivate Initiatives will open an additional severe winter weather shelter at Reynolds High School on December 27th at 8 p.m. Hot Topics, News November 1, 2021 at 11:27 pm Multipurpose Field Restoration The field restoration is scheduled to begin in early November and is a two-part process, with a Fall and Spring treatment. Hot Topics, News November 1, 2021 at 5:46 pm Utility Assistance Program 2021 If you are a resident in Wood Village and need assistance with utility bills (water, electricity, gas, and garbage), please submit the form for consideration for Utility Assistance. Hot Topics, News October 28, 2021 at 11:53 pm Community Needs Meeting The Portland Consortium, which includes the City of Portland, City of Gresham, and Multnomah County, is collecting community feedback regarding housing, infrastructure, economic and community development needs. Hot Topics, News October 1, 2021 at 3:40 pm Turkey Meal Box Application We are happy to announce that the application for the Turkey Meal Box is now available until Thursday, October 14th. Hot Topics, News September 20, 2021 at 6:17 pm Traffic Update: 238th Drive Project Their goal is to complete this project as soon as possible and open the improved road on schedule this fall. Hot Topics, News September 8, 2021 at 11:07 pm COVID Vaccination Clinic The City of Wood Village, Multnomah County Health Department, Lideres Naturales, REA, and Providence Health & Services are partnering to host vaccination clinics at Wood Village City Hall & Civic Center tomorrow. Hot Topics, News September 8, 2021 at 5:53 pm Red Cross Responds The American Red Cross is ready to support sheltering and feeding needs. Hot Topics, News August 25, 2021 at 5:26 pm Utility Rates & SDC Methodology RFP Request of Proposal/Bids. Hot Topics, News August 17, 2021 at 10:45 pm Water Master Plan RFP Request of Proposals/Bids. Hot Topics, News August 17, 2021 at 4:16 pm Wastewater Master Plan RFP Request for Proposals/Bids. Hot Topics, News August 14, 2021 at 4:12 pm Traffic Update: Slurry Seal Just a quick reminder that on Tuesday, August 17th, Walnut Avenue, Elm Ave Avenue, and sections of Birch will be closed to vehicle traffic until 5 p.m. Hot Topics, News July 31, 2021 at 5:46 am A Guidebook for Pedestrians & Drivers ODOT just came out with a new Pedestrian Guidebook, "Oregonians Stand Out – A Guidebook for Pedestrians and Drivers," available online for download in 10 languages. Hot Topics July 30, 2021 at 6:46 pm Ductless Heat Pump Activator Program Verde Builds and Energy Trust of Oregon are working together to provide a Ductless Heat Pump Activator Program to save on heating and cooling costs. Hot Topics, News July 29, 2021 at 7:33 pm Cooling Centers Available 7/29 to 7/30 The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory for Thursday, July 29th to Saturday, July 31st. Hot Topics, News July 28, 2021 at 6:50 pm Traffic Update: 238th Drive Project Construction update. Hot Topics, News July 9, 2021 at 11:35 pm Crime Data Dashboard Now Available! The Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office is now making available a crime data dashboard to the public through the agency’s website. Hot Topics, News July 8, 2021 at 10:05 pm Volunteer Opportunities The City has volunteer openings on the Planning Commission, Parks Commission, and Urban Renewal Agency. News June 30, 2021 at 10:41 pm Water Quality Report 2021 The City of Wood Village is proud to release the 2021 Consumer Confidence Report. Hot Topics, News June 25, 2021 at 10:22 pm Cooling Centers Available 6/25 to 6/28 An excessive heat watch will be in effect through next week. Hot Topics, News June 25, 2021 at 10:05 pm Fireworks Guidance As we prepare for the 4th of July and wildfire season, a few safety reminders from the Oregon Office of State Fire Marshal that you should keep in mind and share with the community. Hot Topics, News June 24, 2021 at 5:30 pm Take Our Community Survey! We are asking for your help and giving you a chance to win a George Foreman Grill or a 1-month subscription to BarkBox for your furry friend! Hot Topics, News June 24, 2021 at 4:43 pm Free Mobile Computer Lab Class 6/29 Multnomah County Library is hosting a free mobile computer lab class for those who want to learn how to use a computer, surf the web, email, and apply to jobs. Hot Topics, News June 21, 2021 at 4:26 pm Community Hotline with Mayor Harden & City Manager Greg Dirks Host Monica Weitzel from MetroEast Community Media talks to Mayor Harden, and Greg Dirks, on this segment of Community Hotline. Hot Topics, News June 8, 2021 at 10:34 pm Pavement Treatment & Parking Lot Marking RFP The City of Wood Village will accept proposals until 11 a.m. Thursday, June 24, 2021. Hot Topics, News June 7, 2021 at 11:09 pm Hawthorne Trailhead Re-Issue RFP Donald L Robertson Park Improvements: Hawthorne Trailhead and Nature Play Area. Hot Topics, News June 3, 2021 at 12:05 am COVID Vaccination Clinic Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic, Immunize Oregon, Legacy Health, Iu Mien Association of Oregon, and Multnomah County Student Health Centers are partnering to host vaccination clinics at Rosewood Family Health and Reynolds Middle School. Hot Topics, News May 25, 2021 at 4:17 pm Operational Cost Assistance Grant May 26 to June 6 The final round of funding for small businesses opens tomorrow! Hot Topics, News May 25, 2021 at 3:36 pm Traffic Update: 238th Drive Project During construction, 238th Drive is closed to through traffic from Arata Road to Oregon Street. Hot Topics, News May 21, 2021 at 10:37 pm Oregon Emergency Rental Assistance Program (OERAP) Qualified renters who have experienced financial hardship due to COVID, and are at risk of homelessness or housing instability, may apply for the Oregon Emergency Rental Assistance Program (OERAP). Hot Topics, News May 17, 2021 at 3:28 pm Mayoral Proclamation Observing NBAW 2021. Hot Topics, News May 5, 2021 at 11:23 pm Emergency Broadband Benefit Program The Federal Communication Commission just announced the Emergency Broadband Benefit Program (EBB) that would provide monthly subsidies to help cover internet service costs. News May 5, 2021 at 6:28 pm Flood Protection Survey For the last century, infrastructure like levees and pump stations have reduced flooding along the Columbia River in Multnomah County. News May 4, 2021 at 7:28 pm WCG Chamber of Commerce Chamber Chat Join the West Columbia Gorge's Chamber Chat! Hot Topics, News May 4, 2021 at 2:48 pm Backyard Burning Tips for backyard burning. Hot Topics, News April 30, 2021 at 7:04 pm PlayEast! 4th Annual Fundraiser Join PlayEast! for their 4th Annual Fundraiser on May 6th at 6 p.m. Hot Topics, News April 30, 2021 at 5:52 am Wood Village 2021 Opportunity Scholarship The City of Wood Village 2021 Opportunity Scholarship is established to help fund and assist students who reside in Wood Village and have a goal to continue their education after high school or GED program. News April 26, 2021 at 5:22 pm WCG Chamber of Commerce Chamber Chat Join the West Columbia Gorge's Chamber Chat! Hot Topics, News April 23, 2021 at 4:26 pm Traffic Update: 238th Drive Project A number of traffic control changes have been made since 238th Drive closed for construction on April 1st. Hot Topics, News April 23, 2021 at 4:06 pm Commercial Rent Relief Program April 22 to May 6 Business Oregon will open the second round of Commercial Rent Relief Program to help small businesses cover outstanding lease payments. Hot Topics, News April 16, 2021 at 5:34 pm PGE Payment Matching If you have a past-due balance, PGE may be able to match your payments dollar for dollar, up to a certain amount. News April 16, 2021 at 5:19 pm WCG Chamber of Commerce Chamber Chat Join the West Columbia Gorge's Chamber Chat! News April 10, 2021 at 10:53 pm WCG Chamber of Commerce Chamber Chat Join the West Columbia Gorge's Chamber Chat! Hot Topics, News April 9, 2021 at 10:02 pm Hawthorne Trailhead RFP Request of Proposal/BidsDonald L Robertson Park Improvements: Hawthorne Trailhead and Nature Play Area. News April 3, 2021 at 4:34 pm WCG Chamber of Commerce Chamber Chat Join the West Columbia Gorge's Chamber Chat! Hot Topics, News April 1, 2021 at 5:28 pm Take Our Community Survey! Help us improve our services by taking a quick survey! Hot Topics, News March 29, 2021 at 8:55 pm 238th Drive Closes for Construction Starting April 1st A steep section of NE 238th Drive between Arata Road and Oregon Street in Wood Village will close for construction on Thursday, April 1 at 7 a.m. Hot Topics, News March 29, 2021 at 5:08 pm Utility Assistance Program Update Our Utility Assistance Program has come to a close, and we are no longer accepting applications. Hot Topics, News March 10, 2021 at 5:12 pm Commercial Rent Relief Program March 8 to March 22 The new Commercial Rent Relief Program provides financial assistance to small businesses and landlords adversely affected by economic conditions as a direct result of the COVID-19 pandemic. News March 8, 2021 at 3:56 pm WCG Chamber of Commerce Chamber Chat Join the West Columbia Gorge's Chamber Chat! This week's host is our very own City Manager, Greg Dirks. Hot Topics, News March 3, 2021 at 12:27 am Mortgage Relief Program Now to March 14 The COVID-19 Mortgage Relief program helps Oregon homeowners who are struggling to make their mortgage payments. News March 1, 2021 at 5:48 pm WCG Chamber of Commerce Chamber Chat Join the West Columbia Gorge's Chamber Chat! News March 1, 2021 at 4:24 pm Burn Information for East County DEQ authorizes 2 backyard burning seasons every year. News February 26, 2021 at 10:22 pm WorkSource Portland Metro WorkSource Portland Metro – Helps job seekers make career plans, become more employable, improve job search skills, and find work. Other services that they provide. News February 26, 2021 at 7:13 pm Hoarding & Fire Safety Many fire departments are experiencing serious fires, injuries, and deaths as the result of compulsive hoarding behavior. News February 26, 2021 at 6:41 pm Weatherization Program Multnomah County is offering a Weatherization Program that will help residents save money on their energy bills and improve indoor air quality. News February 23, 2021 at 9:14 pm SBA Paycheck Protection Program February 24 to March 10 The next round of the PPP program is exclusive for businesses and nonprofits with fewer than 20 employees. News February 23, 2021 at 1:03 am WCG Chamber of Commerce Chamber Chat Join the West Columbia Gorge's Chamber Chat! This week's host is Stephanie Fields from Reynolds School District. Hot Topics, News February 19, 2021 at 12:02 am Landlord Compensation Fund Program February 17 to March 2 Landlord Compensation Fund Program (LCF) – This program is designed to provide relief to residential landlords who have been unable to collect tenant rent due to tenant hardships. News February 17, 2021 at 8:20 pm SNAP Dollars for Food Loss If you're currently on SNAP and experienced food loss during the power outage, fire, or other disasters, you may qualify to receive some SNAP funds added back to your Oregon EBT card. News February 17, 2021 at 5:39 pm Traffic Alert: 223rd Avenue Reopens Northeast 223rd Avenue has reopened between Sandy Boulevard and Halsey Street in Fairview after a storm-related closure. News February 16, 2021 at 5:50 pm Traffic Alert: Snow Plowing City staff will be plowing local streets today. News February 12, 2021 at 11:49 pm Multnomah County Snow & Ice Plan Multnomah County’s snow and ice plan for roads is online! News February 12, 2021 at 4:53 pm Traffic Alert: 238th Drive Closed Northeast 238th Drive in the City of Wood Village remains closed from Arata Road to Glisan Street due to icy conditions on the steep hill. News February 11, 2021 at 11:51 pm New Park Sign We’ve posted some new signs at our Donald Robertson Park to remind visitors of some important park rules. News February 8, 2021 at 8:23 pm WCG Chamber of Commerce Chamber Chat Join the West Columbia Gorge's Chamber Chat! News February 8, 2021 at 6:21 pm National Burn Awareness Week February 7 to 13 February 7 to February 13 is National Burn Awareness Week, sponsored by the American Burn Association. Hot Topics, News January 28, 2021 at 12:10 am Find Shelter The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Find Shelter tool provides information about housing, shelter, health care, and clothing resources in communities across the country. Hot Topics, News, Village News November 18, 2020 at 5:00 am Goodbye, 2020! For some of you, 2020 may be a year to be forgotten. News November 14, 2020 at 4:27 pm Mayoral Proclamation City of Wood Village Proclamation. Hot Topics, News November 11, 2020 at 1:38 am Financial Assistance for East County Businesses Multnomah County, in collaboration with regional economic partners, has established a Small Business Relief Fund for small businesses impacted by COVID-19. Hot Topics, News November 9, 2020 at 8:44 pm Restaurant & Food Cart Relief Grant Multnomah County is providing a Restaurant and Food Cart Relief Grant. Hot Topics, News November 5, 2020 at 11:18 pm Small Business Grant #2 Starting tomorrow, November 19th, the second round of grant applications will be available to small businesses! News November 4, 2020 at 3:05 am Weatherization Workshops Weatherization Workshops have been ongoing since 1979, and gives valuable information on Do-It-Yourself energy-saving, draft reduction, and weatherization techniques. News November 4, 2020 at 1:54 am Turkey Meal Box Application Our annual Turkey Drive is back and bigger than ever. News November 1, 2020 at 2:41 am Activities & Learning Tools During COVID The following provides some fun and educational activities to keep children and adults entertained. News October 30, 2020 at 2:35 pm Trick-or-Treat Safety Halloween is around the corner, and if you and your family are planning to Trick-or-Treat, be sure to take these safety precautions. News October 27, 2020 at 6:42 pm Street Sweeping November 9 to 10 City streets will be swept on November 9th to November 10th. News October 27, 2020 at 6:41 pm Street Sweeping January 11 to 12 City streets will be swept on January 11th to January 12th. Hot Topics, News October 26, 2020 at 3:20 pm Utility Assistance Program 2020 With the help and partnership from the City of Portland’s PDX CARES program, the City of Wood Village is proud to announce a new COVID Relief program. October 26, 2020 at 2:48 pm CARES Act Demographic Survey The City of Wood Village has entered into a partnership with the City of Portland for a share of federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) dollars through the PDX-CARES program. News News October 8, 2020 at 9:17 pm Road Construction Update: Arata Road NE Arata Road construction update for October 8, 2020. News October 6, 2020 at 10:22 pm Wood Village Utility Assistance If you are a resident or business owner in Wood Village and have been financially impacted by COVID-19, the City of Wood Village is able to help with utility bills (water, electricity, gas, and garbage). News October 6, 2020 at 3:48 pm Fire Prevention Week October 4 to 10 October is Fire Prevention Month and this year’s theme is “Serve Up Fire Safety in the Kitchen!” News September 28, 2020 at 9:00 pm Street Sweeping October 5 to October 6 City streets will be swept on October 5th and October 6th. Hot Topics, News September 16, 2020 at 11:18 pm Free Masks & Gloves for Small Businesses Today, Governor Brown announced a new program to provide masks and gloves to small businesses until resources last. News September 14, 2020 at 7:23 pm Red Cross Disaster Shelters If you or someone you know need assistance in locating a nearby shelter, be sure to contact your local Red Cross Chapter. News September 11, 2020 at 11:15 pm Extra Garbage Bag Day Due to complications with COVID, we’ve had to cancel our annual Cleanup Day event this year. News September 10, 2020 at 5:02 pm Latino Heritage Car Parade in East County A Latino Heritage car parade will use several streets in east Multnomah County during the event on Saturday, October 10th from 5 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. News September 4, 2020 at 9:25 pm Road Construction Update: Arata Road Northeast Arata Road construction update for September 4, 2020. News August 31, 2020 at 5:27 pm Road Construction Update: Arata Road Northeast Arata Road construction update for August 28, 2020. News August 24, 2020 at 3:06 pm Request for Proposals: Banking Services City of Wood Village Banking RFP. News August 21, 2020 at 5:52 pm Road Construction Update: Arata Road NE Arata Road construction update for August 21, 2020. News August 21, 2020 at 3:22 pm 2020 to 2021 City of Wood Village & Urban Renewal Budgets The City of Wood Village has completed both the City Budget and the Urban Renewal Agency Budget for the 2020 to 2021 Fiscal Year. News August 19, 2020 at 3:24 pm City of Wood Village Online Mapping The Wood Village Public Works Department has completed an online mapping project of the City with interactive commands such as zoom in and out, address look-up, and location finder. News August 18, 2020 at 2:30 pm Request for Proposals: New City Hall Furniture Request for proposal. News August 7, 2020 at 3:23 pm Planning Commission & City Council Public Hearing The Wood Village Planning Commission and City Council will each hold a separate Public Hearing to review a City proposed zoning code amendment which is a Type IV (legislative) application. News August 5, 2020 at 4:24 pm PGE Customer Assistance Booklet: Multiple Languages PGE recently created the attached booklet with information about energy assistance, energy saving tips and scam threats, in multiple languages. News August 3, 2020 at 3:06 pm MAX Disruption August 2 to August 29, 2020 This summer, Metro is taking up the biggest MAX improvements project to date. News July 31, 2020 at 3:07 pm Multnomah County Transportation: Public Input Survey on Service Priorities Multnomah County Transportation seeks public input on service priorities, as revenue declines due to COVID-19. News July 29, 2020 at 7:02 pm Fairview Community Market: Food Boxes The Fairview Community Food Program will offer drive thru and walk up options to pick up a food box. News July 29, 2020 at 6:59 pm 2020 Census Access Center: New Hours You can receive assistance or use a laptop to complete it. News July 7, 2020 at 4:09 pm COVID-19 Testing at East County Health Center The Multnomah County Health Department will be conducting COVID-19 testing Mondays and Thursdays from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the East County Health Center parking lot located at 600 Northeast 8th Street in Gresham. News June 22, 2020 at 4:34 pm Juneteenth Resources & Governor’s Proclamation This past weekend, the country recognized Juneteenth, the anniversary of the day that enslaved people in Texas were read the Emancipation Proclamation, thus freeing the last people from slavery 2 years after President Abraham Lincoln signed the original document. News June 18, 2020 at 7:34 pm Hora Comunitaria: Latin Network’s Weekly Digital Hour The Cities of Fairview and Wood Village are promoting and supporting Latino Network’s weekly digital hour: Hora Comunitaria. News June 5, 2020 at 6:38 pm Fourth of July Fun Facts: Census 2020 Edition On July 4, 1776, the Continental Congress approved the Declaration of Independence, setting the 13 colonies on the road to freedom as a sovereign nation. News June 5, 2020 at 3:42 pm Traffic Alert: Stark Street Bridge Postponed A structural inspection of the Stark Street Bridge over the Sandy River in late June will impact traffic between 9 a.m. News June 4, 2020 at 4:22 pm 2020 Election: Filing for Candidacy If you or someone you know is interested in running for public office in Wood Village, the dates for filing are June 3rd to August 25th. News June 2, 2020 at 5:59 pm Play EAST! Summer 2020 Policies in Response to COVID-19 Based on state and local guidelines, PlayEast summer camp programs will operate under one of the following two protocols. News May 20, 2020 at 3:53 pm Oregon Rent Relief Due to COVID-19 The State of Oregon has put together an $8.5 million Coronavirus relief package to help tenants pay rent during the pandemic. News, Village News May 19, 2020 at 5:08 pm EMM Basic Mediator Training Course In this interactive training, participants will learn to be an impartial third party, manage conflict and empower community members to find solutions that meet everyone’s needs. News May 14, 2020 at 11:27 pm Public Hearing: Budget FY 2020 to 2021 A public meeting of the Wood Village City Council will be held on May 28th, 2020 at 6 p.m. at 23335 Northeast Halsey Street, Wood Village, Oregon. News May 13, 2020 at 3:17 pm New City Hall Full Bid Set Bids for projects pertaining to the new Wood Village Municipal Building construction will be accepted until 2 p.m. June 2, 2020. News May 7, 2020 at 7:14 pm Wood Village Businesses Open During Stay Home Order Local businesses are here for us during the global pandemic. Show your support by shopping local! News May 7, 2020 at 5:28 pm New City Hall Design Approval The Wood Village Design Review Board and Planning Commission have approved the new Wood Village City Hall municipal building design. News April 7, 2020 at 5:49 pm Arata Road Fence Project RFP The City of Wood Village has issued a Request for Proposal to provide an Arata Road Fence Installation Contract (RFP No. 3092020). Hot Topics, News March 23, 2020 at 11:02 pm Programs & Resources Programs and resources for the City of Wood Village. News March 23, 2020 at 7:36 pm City of Wood Village Relief Efforts for Those Impacted by COVID-19 Here at the City of Wood Village, we understand the hardships experienced by our residents and businesses due to the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent social distancing guidelines, stay at home order, and and business closures. News March 19, 2020 at 4:08 pm PGE Utility Work Impacting 238th Drive: RESCHEDULED *This project has been delayed until Summer 2021! News March 18, 2020 at 9:08 pm Fraud Alert: Department of Home Affairs The Cities of Fairview and Wood Village recently received notice of a community warning posted to the website Next Door. News March 18, 2020 at 6:30 pm Activities & Learning Tools While Practicing Social Distancing As the Novel Coronavirus pandemic continues to spread and make international headlines, many individuals and families have found themselves confined to their homes. News March 18, 2020 at 3:13 pm Trash Pickup & Waste Management Changes Due to COVID-19 At Waste Management, we are committed to putting people first. News March 17, 2020 at 3:46 pm Economic Injury Relief for Small Businesses Affected by COVID-19 Starting November 19th, the second round of grant applications will be available to small businesses! News March 16, 2020 at 7:29 pm City Garage Sale & Clean Up Day: Postponed Due to recent advisory from the CDC and local health officials regarding the Novel Coronavirus COVID-19 in Oregon, the City Garage Sale and Clean Up Day events have been postponed. News March 7, 2020 at 12:55 am Wetland Park Design RFP The City of Wood Village, Oregon will be accepting proposals to design park improvement concepts to recently acquired wetland park property. News March 7, 2020 at 12:26 am 2020 Census Access Center: Fairview & Wood Village UPDATE Due to recent recommendations from the CDC and Oregon Health Authority regarding the Novel Coronavirus COVID-19, the cities of Fairview and Wood Village will be delaying the opening of our Census Access Centers at both City Halls until May 1st. Hot Topics, News March 2, 2020 at 4:15 pm COVID-19 Resources Oregon Health Authority (OHA) is maintaining the COVID-19 Vaccine in Oregon and La Vacuna Contra el COVID-19 en Oregon pages, which includes the COVID-19 Vaccination Trends dashboard, and also OHA’s interactive vaccine scheduling tool. News February 26, 2020 at 8:14 pm Wood Village Census FAQ 2020 Census: A Few Minutes will Change the Next 10 years. February 26, 2020 at 8:07 pm Wood Village Census Newsletter Wood Village: A Few Minutes will Change the Next 10 Years! News February 26, 2020 at 7:54 pm City Broadband Study Meeting Please join us for a presentation at the Wood Village City Hall on March 11, 2020 on a Municipal Broadband Study throughout Multnomah County and how to provide affordable internet access to the citizens of Wood Village. Carousel, Hot Topics, Inside Ruralite, News, Village News February 25, 2020 at 4:50 pm TriMet Pedestrian Plan Work Sessions Given the evolving COVID-19 situation, these meetings have moved to a web-only format. Hot Topics, News, Village News February 20, 2020 at 12:34 am New City Hall Pre-Bid Open House: Cancelled Due to recent advisory from the CDC and local health officials regarding the Novel Coronavirus COVID-19 in Oregon, the City Hall Pre-Bid Open House scheduled for March 17th 2020 has been cancelled. Carousel, Hot Topics, Inside Ruralite, News February 12, 2020 at 12:29 am #WeCountOregon Only an accurate #census count will ensure Oregon receives enough federal funds for schools, housing, highways and more. Carousel, Hot Topics, Inside Ruralite February 6, 2020 at 12:47 am Your Vo!ce Community Survey Your Vo!ce 2020: Community Survey Open Until February 29. Blog, Carousel, Hot Topics, Inside Ruralite, News, Village News February 5, 2020 at 12:21 am Zoning Code Amendment Public Hearing The items to be addressed in this hearing are the addition of standards and regulations to the Open Space zone in the Donald Robertson Park. News January 8, 2020 at 3:59 pm 2019 Year in Review City of Wood Village 2019 Year in Review. News December 10, 2019 at 4:03 pm Participate in the Statewide Broadband Assessment Broadband and connectivity is important to cities and the state. News December 2, 2019 at 5:34 pm A Holiday Greeting from Mayor Harden City of Wood Village Holiday 2019 Showcase. Blog, Carousel, Hot Topics, Inside Ruralite, News, Village News November 19, 2019 at 10:01 pm ¡Anuncio el Censo 101 En Español! Webinar information. News September 30, 2019 at 6:08 pm Maple Slurry Seal Project Maple Boulevard has limited/no access on Monday, September 30th due to a roadway slurry seal. Blog, Carousel, Hot Topics, News, Village News September 3, 2019 at 4:14 pm Winter Recreation Guide The PlayEast Winter Recreation Guide is now available. Blog, Carousel, Hot Topics, Inside Ruralite, News, Village News August 28, 2019 at 5:03 pm Census 2020 Census volunteers and workers needed! News July 31, 2019 at 10:25 pm Former Mayor Timothy Clark Passes Away Mayor Timothy Clark passed on Tuesday, July 30, 2019. News July 23, 2019 at 3:02 pm Safe Routes to School Community Family Walk Join Playeast! Carousel, Hot Topics, News, Village News July 8, 2019 at 3:26 pm PlayEast Summer Camps Exploring Art Camp Ages 5 through 15. Blog July 2, 2019 at 2:16 pm Fireworks Fireworks are allowed in Wood Village, and the use must follow all local and state laws. Blog, Carousel, Hot Topics, News, Village News June 3, 2019 at 8:10 pm 238th Facade Enhancement Meeting The City of Wood Village with the Wood Village Urban Renewal Agency has hired a consulting firm to help identify ways to improve the community appearance and help residents along 238th Blog, Carousel, Hot Topics, News, Village News May 10, 2019 at 5:58 pm New City Hall Location: 23335 Northeast Halsey City Hall is now open in our new location: 23335 Northeast Halsey. News May 1, 2019 at 3:21 pm City Hall Closed May 8 to May 10 The day is arriving for the move of City offices from the City Hall to leased office space at the building owned by Pressure Safe LLC at 23335 Northeast Halsey. Blog, Carousel, Hot Topics, News February 6, 2019 at 5:03 pm Multnomah County Roads Capital Improvement Plan The Roads Capital Improvement Plan (RCIP) will guide Multnomah County as it decides which roads to improve over the next 20 years. Blog, Carousel, Hot Topics, News February 4, 2019 at 8:36 pm Troutdale I-84 Interstate Project ODOT is constructing a project to replace the I-84 bridges over Graham Road in Troutdale, Oregon. Blog, Carousel, Hot Topics, News, Village News January 17, 2019 at 8:11 pm Prevent Auto Theft Helpful information from the Multnomah County Sheriff's Office on how to protect your vehicle from beak-ins and theft. News January 11, 2019 at 6:22 pm Mayor Timothy Clark Resigns Mayor Clark tendered his resignation effective January 11, 2019 in order to focus on his health. Carousel, Hot Topics, News, Village News November 8, 2018 at 7:47 pm Pumpkin Fest Award Winning Pie Recipe Bake the Pumpkin Fest Award winning pie at home with this recipe. Carousel, Hot Topics, News October 26, 2018 at 2:25 pm Leaf Drop-Off: October 25th to December 31st The annual leaf drop off is open at the Donald Robertson Park. Carousel, Hot Topics, News September 19, 2018 at 10:21 pm Former Greyhound Park: Zoning Standards The former Greyhound Park Site, which is in the Wood Village Town Center has both a visioning document that outlines preferred uses, as well as specific zoning and development code requirements. Carousel, Hot Topics, News September 4, 2018 at 7:35 pm Main Streets on Halsey – Economic Study The Halsey Community Collaborative Compact (HC3) executive committee received a report from Johnson Economics on the economic viability of a variety of uses along the Halsey Corridor. Carousel, Hot Topics April 18, 2018 at 10:29 pm Summer Recreation Guide Learn about the East Country Recreation program. Hot Topics March 29, 2018 at 6:04 pm Multnomah County Roads Capital Improvement Plan Open house Events It’s not every day you can help Multnomah County plan the next 20 years of road improvements. News February 24, 2018 at 12:04 am Cedar Lane Reconstruction Project This project which will replace the waterline, repair the sewer line, and construct a new storm line is well underway. News February 23, 2018 at 11:33 pm Cottonwood Waterline Project As a water provider, it is our responsibility and duty to ensure that every property has adequate water pressure. Carousel, News January 26, 2018 at 4:52 pm 2017 Tree Lighting Ceremony On Saturday, December 2nd, City Hall was the setting for the 8th annual Tree Lighting event. Carousel, News January 26, 2018 at 4:45 pm 2018 Bottle Bill Expansion Additional beverages are now included in Oregon’s Bottle Bill and have a refund value of 10 cents per container. News January 26, 2018 at 4:39 pm Plant Native Trees Plant native trees for clean water and healthy habitat. Hot Topics October 15, 2017 at 5:18 am The Village News – September 2017 Visit our website for our City’s newsletter as well as other City announcements electronically. Hot Topics October 15, 2017 at 4:37 am Car Seat Installation Assistance Need help installing a car seat, or want to make sure that yours is installed correctly? Hot Topics October 15, 2017 at 4:32 am New Sign Code The City Council recently adopted a new sign code for the community. Carousel, News, Village News September 1, 2017 at 12:41 pm Formal Hearing: Sale of City Land At the September 26, 2017 City Council meeting, the City Council will conduct a formal Public Hearing on the intent to sell the land located at the intersection of 238th and Halsey. Carousel, Hot Topics, News June 16, 2017 at 7:40 pm Arata Road Construction Expect Traffic Delays June 13th to June14th During Arata Road Paving. Carousel, News June 16, 2017 at 12:41 pm Free Grease Kit at City Hall To help keep costs down for sewer and water we ask that you do not dump fats, oils and grease (FOG) down drains. Carousel, News June 16, 2017 at 12:41 pm Main Streets on Halsey The Main Streets on Halsey plan is the product of a year-long effort of planning and outreach along the Halsey corridor in Fairview, Wood Village and Troutdale. Carousel, News, Village News May 2, 2017 at 5:29 am New Business Signage Rules After multiple public hearings and open house sessions, the City has completed and adopted a revised sign code. Carousel, News, Village News May 2, 2017 at 5:23 am Village Green Waterline Extension The Wood Village Green Waterline Extension and Fire Hydrant project, which was partially funded by a Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), is substantially complete.