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Design Manual & Details

…lots, and driveway construction on private property are also contained in this manual and referenced in the City Code. All files are PDF files. If you need AutoCAD files, please contact Karleen Aichele with your specific detail request. 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City Recorder

…convenience for many Happy Valley residents. Overview The City Recorder is the steward for the City’s most important documents including: Ordinances City Council Minutes City Council Agendas Audio City Council Recordings Many of these documents are available online for all to view. However, you can submit a Public Records Request,…

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Genealogy

…printable family history forms. www.familysearch.org Part of the largest genealogy databases created by the LDS Church. www.findagrave.com Large database of gravesite info, pictures of people and gravestones. www.archives.gov National Archives and Record Administration is digitizing historic American newspapers. www.publications.newberry.org Look for “Atlas of historic county boundaries project”, select a state…

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Finance

…budget may be inspected or obtained at City Hall, 16000 SE Misty Drive, Happy Valley, OR between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. or online at www.happyvalleyor.gov. This budget is for an annual budget period. This budget was prepared on a basis of modified accrual accounting. Form-1b-1 Government…

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Public meeting of the Happy Valley Urban Renewal Agency and Budget Committee

June 1, 2021

…Happy Valley Budget Committee. A summary of the budget is presented below. A copy of the budget may be inspected or obtained at City Hall, 16000 SE Misty Drive, Happy Valley, OR between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. or online at www.happyvalleyor.gov. This budget is for an…

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Teacher Toolbox

…monthly Educator Newsletter, crafted by the Youth Librarians at Happy Valley Library. Online Catalog Access downloadable books, online resources, booklists, and more. Language Collections We have books for all reading levels in Chinese, Korean, Russian, Spanish, and Vietnamese. Click each language name here to go to a list in our…

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Sponsor a Bench

…sponsor a bench, complete an application and submit it to the City: 16000 SE Misty Dr. Happy Valley, OR 97086 Order & Delivery Process You will be contacted by a City representative to confirm your order and review your location request. The City of Happy Valley tries to accommodate specific…

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Online Resources

Tips for managing your trees following a storm

…a professional to help you. Here are some service providers our City Arborist recommends: International Society of Arboriculture – ISA qualified pruners in our area by zip code. isa-arbor.com Bartlett Tree Experts www.bartlett.com 503-722-7267 Davey Tree Service www.davey.com 503-205-6383 Citywide Tree Service www.citywidetreeservicepdx.com 503-653-6873 Who not to hire? Many people…

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Fees and Processing Time

…card service. *Execution Fees and Passport Fees are two separate payments. Passport%20Travel%20Documents,Execution%20Fee%20(payable%20to%20%22City%20of%20Happy%20Valley%22)%20-%20check%2C%20cash%20or%20card,[bg#ffffff]Passport%20Fee%20(payable%20to%20%22US%20Dept%20of%20State%22)%20-%20check%20or%20money%20order%20ONLY|[]U.S.%20Passport%20Book,,|[i]%20Under%20Age%2016,%2435.00,%2480.00|[i]Age%2016%20%26%20Over,%2435.00,%24110.00|,,|[]U.S.%20Passport%20Card,,|[i]%20Under%20Age%2016,%2435.00,%2415.00|[i]Age%2016%20%26%20Over,%2435.00,%2430.00|,,|[]U.S.%20Passport%20Book%20%26%20Card,,|[i]%20Under%20Age%2016,%2435.00,%2495.00|[i]Age%2016%20%26%20Over,%2435.00,%24140.00 U.S. Department of State Processing Time Routine processing for passports is 6-8 weeks. Expedited processing for passports is 3 weeks. Add $60.00 per application, in addition to your application fee to the U.S. Department of State. Overnight Delivery…

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Payment Options

Payment Options For your convenience, your court fees can be paid in person at City Hall, by mail or online. The following payment options are accepted: Cash Check or Money Order Visa, MasterCard, or Discover Online Payments For traffic or municipal code citations, use the number shown on your Oregon…

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City Limits Explained

…also not a resident within Happy Valley city limits. If your tax statement is not handy, you can always check it out online at www.clackamas.us/at/statement.html for more details. Why does this matter? Unincorporated areas of Clackamas County are only bound by the laws of Clackamas County. In addition, they are…

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General Election 2018

…be submitted to the City Recorder no sooner than July 9th and no later than 5:00 PM on Tuesday, August 28, 2018. Additional deadlines and information can be found in the candidate packet. If you have any questions, please contact the City Recorder at (503) 783-3836 or via email at…

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General Election 2020

…submitted to the City Recorder no sooner than July 6th and no later than 5:00 PM on Tuesday, August 25, 2020. Additional deadlines and information can be found in the candidate packet. If you have any questions, please contact the City Recorder at (503) 783-3836 or via email at karak@happyvalleyor.gov….

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Favorite Books of 2020

…illustrated by Jon Klassen Everything in Badger’s quiet and ordered life doing “important rock work” is turned upside down when his new roommate Skunk arrives. Middle School Just right for 6th-8th graders, everything from comics to historical fiction to fantasy Back to top The Blackbird Girls by Anne Blankman One…

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PV/NC Community Involvement

…will be in-person and online workshops and events to share your views. Feel free to reach out to Michael Walter, the city’s Economic & Community Development Director, at any time via the contact information below. We look forward to hearing from you! Project and Public Engagement Schedule Project milestones and…

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Cyber Safety Internet Resources

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Featured DVDs

…unsolved murders in history in this crime thriller. Embattled In this sports-focused drama, Cash (Stephen Dorff) is an aggressive father who abandoned his family years ago when his second son was born with a developmental disorder. Over the years, he has made a successful career as an MMA fighter, where…

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City History

…and sing “loudly and gaily” at Sunnyside church services, earning the description of “the happy boys from the hollow” and, so the story goes, was the origin behind the name of “Happy Valley.” Historical references, however, might point to a clever sales strategy to attract future land buyers. Want to…

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Community Partnership Program Tourism Grants

…community from more than 50 miles away to recreate, shop, dine or take in the arts, cultural or historic offerings, and/or entice visitors to linger longer in a community within Clackamas County Acceptable project examples: Geocaching Challenges Maps, Brochures, and Flyers Responsive Websites On-line Marketing Co-op Advertising Buys Interpretive Panels…

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Winter Weather Safety

…removal and plow routes can be found at www.happyvalleyor.gov/inclementweather. What is the best way to stay notified? The City’s Facebook page and website are great resources for staying updated with current information regarding bad weather and local road closures. If you haven’t signed up to receive City alerts yet, please…

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Dumpster Day 2021

…fold the American flag Step-by-step instructional list: https://www.va.gov/opa/publications/celebrate/flagfold.pdf Video: https://youtu.be/PcOWc5EJbVo Too much stuff? Dumpster Day returns to help get you back on track Mark your calendars and start sorting your stuff because Dumpster Day returns to Happy Valley Park on Saturday, June 12 from 8am-noon. This event is the perfect…

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Wildfires 2020

Wildfire 2020 Resident Resources Happy Valley Level 1 evacuation alert has been lifted Keep following the City’s Facebook page as well as Facebook pages for Clackamas County, Oregon, Clackamas Fire, and Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office. Be sure to check out www.wildfire.oregon.gov. It offers additional links to road closures, county alerts,…

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Community Provides Vision for the Pleasant Valley/North Carver Comprehensive Plan

…project. The City’s Economic and Community Development Team is currently working with consultants, experts, and the greater community in order to form the foundation of this important plan. Why do we need a Comprehensive Plan? The PV/NC area is within the Portland Metropolitan Urban Growth Boundary. As such, urban comprehensive…

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Printing at the Library

…Print Release station in the library to release your print job. Printing costs (cash only): Black/white: $0.10/page Color: $0.50/page LINCC library cardholders get a $0.50 daily credit Three ways to send print jobs to the library: Fill out the online form at http://www.lincc.org/hvprint Email from any device directly to the…

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Transportation Maintenance Fee FAQs

…the pavement condition declines. A summary of the current pavement maintenance backlog is provided below, totaling almost $5 million. Street Maintenance – Arterial Streets $688,919 Street Maintenance – Collector Streets $680,007 Street Maintenance – Local (Neighborhood) Streets $3,558,943 Street Maintenance – Total Backlog $4,927,869 Additional funding is needed in order

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Interview with 2017-2019 Sculptor Steve Farris

…an artist) sold some of our pieces to the Backyard Bird Store in Lake Oswego and got orders for more that I realized that I could get paid to create new things. Before that, I thought that being an artist was out of my reach. After that, I knew beyond…

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Notice of Receipt of Ballot Title for the May 15, 2018 Election

…City Elections Official (City Recorder) in writing that the petition has been filed. That notice must be given no later than 5:00 p.m. on the next business day following the day the petition is filed. In 2018, the City assumed the role of the parks and recreation provider from NCPRD….

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What You Need to Bring

What You Need to Bring When you apply, please have the following with you: Completed application (Do not sign the application until requested to do so by the passport application acceptance agent) Proof of citizenship Proof of identity One (1) passport photo Payment: Check or money order payable to the…

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Planning Division

…use requirements associated with this type of development activity are a key component of the City’s Planning Division. In order to create a balanced and environmentally sustainable future that also provides for economic development potential within the City, Community Development and Planning plays an integral role in and facilitates the…

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City Liens

City Liens In accordance with ORS 93.643 the City is required to record certain liens in the County Clerk’s office or provide access by an online electronic medium. The City of Happy Valley contracts with the Net Asset Corporation to provide internet access to a system called Conduits. This is…

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Passport Applications

…Date Passport Operations and Processing Times Complete your passport application form(s) online at travel.state.gov, where easy, step-by-step instructions allow you to complete your forms. You may also print the form(s) you need and complete them by hand if you prefer. Please remember that forms must be printed in a single-sided…

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Friends of the Library

…Happy Valley Library or non-profit number 83335. Do you shop on Amazon? Use Amazon Smile and select Friends of Happy Valley Library. Buy a book in the book sale! Make a donation. Become a Friend It’s easy to join Friends of Happy Valley Library. Just print and complete this form….

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SDCs & Excise Taxes

…to “buy into” existing capital investment in infrastructure. The improvement fee is the cost to fund new infrastructure made necessary by new development. SDCs are collected at the time a building permit is issued for new construction. Existing developed properties also pay SDCs when connecting to the sanitary or storm…

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Non-Residential & Commercial Submittal Guidelines

…additional requirements for your specific project. Building Division A successful submittal will include the following: *Note: As of January 1, 2019, electronic submittals (PDF) will be required for all projects in the City of Happy Valley. Happy Valley Building Division uses the State ePermitting program; please register at www.buildingpermits.oregon.gov. Upon…

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Fireworks Safety

…allowed for use in Oregon. Period. Oregon vendors that have been approved to sell fireworks won’t even have these in their inventory. For more information, check out the Office of the State Fire Marshal: https://www.oregon.gov/osp/programs/sfm/Pages/Fireworks.aspx Stay in control. Wildfires brought on by dry climate conditions are of significant concern in…

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About the PV/NC Comp Plan

…System Plan (TSP) Update City of Gresham Pleasant Valley Transportation System Plan Refinements City of Happy Valley Parks Master Plan Update Annexation What does annexation mean? Annexation allows the City to provide municipal services to properties and residents. More information on annexation is available here: https://www.happyvalleyor.gov/business/economic-community-development/annexation-program/. Over 1,000 acres have…

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Pleasant Valley North Carver Comprehensive Plan

…Committee (CAC) and the Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) to help develop the plan and assist with community outreach. Seven CAC meetings have occurred since October 2018, with three more planned. Read more about the CAC at www.happyvalleyor.gov/pv-nc-cac/. For information on the planning work done to date, please see the Helpful…

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City Summer Update

June 3, 2021

…information as it is made available and remains hopeful safety mandates will be reevaluated soon. In the meantime, the public is encouraged to stay tuned for event updates and announcements by following the City of Happy Valley Facebook page or visiting www.happyvalleyor.gov. Happy Valley Park – Concerts in the Valley…

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Sculpture Ben Dye

Artist Ben Dye Current Exhibit Elation by Ben Dye Value: $8,500 Please inquire at City Hall (503-783-3800) for all art sales. Interview with Artist To see more art by Ben Dye, visit his webpage at http://www.bendyesculpture.com/ Per this websites’ appropriate use and disclaimer statement, reference herein to any specific commercial…

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Interview with Sculptor Ben Dye

…One of your sculptures, Elation, is currently on display outside of City Hall as part of the 2019-2021 City Hall Sculpture Garden program. Can you tell me more the inspiration behind Elation? BD: I’ve often observed how social convention tends to suppress the natural bursts of energy and self- expression…

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Non-Residential & Commercial Submittal Guidelines

…Land Use Conditions of Approval may outline additional requirements for your specific project. Building Division Note: As of January 1, 2019, electronic submittals (PDF) will be required for all projects in the City of Happy Valley. Happy Valley Building Division uses the State ePermitting program; please register at www.buildingpermits.oregon.gov. Upon…

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COVID-19 Happy Valley Parks

Happy Valley Park & COVID-19 COVID-19 Happy Valley Park Update For the latest updates please visit https://www.oregon.gov/gov/pages/index.aspx. Click on What’s open in my county. Enter Clackamas County and choose the activity you are interested in….

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State and Regional Planning

…kept mounting until landowners and developers reached a price tipping point. With land available for development inside the UGB, Happy Valley is able to accommodate additional growth, and in turn, minimize the need for further sprawl outside the boundary. If you’d like to learn more about the UGB, visit http://www.oregonmetro.gov/urban-growth-boundary….

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Economic Development Division

…economy, well-educated labor force, and dynamic living and working environment. To pursue grant funding opportunities, tax abatement programs and all other economic development “tools” in order to foster job creation in the City of Happy Valley. Helpful Links Economic Development Flyer Happy Valley Economic Opportunities Analysis (2011) EOA Technical Appendix…

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Report a Concern

…If the request is outside Happy Valley, it is most likely in unincorporated Clackamas County and we would gladly assist in directing you to the correct person or you may contact Clackamas County Code Enforcement directly. The City will need your information in order to address the situation in a…

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Public Notice

…The City Recorder is publishing notice of said hearing in a newspaper of general circulation in the City and shall cause notices of said hearing to be posted in four (4) places in the City all of which shall be as provided by and consistent with ORS 222.524(2). The City…

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Privacy Policy

…the public’s right to access public records that serve various needs including the privacy of individuals. Both State and Federal laws provide exceptions. The City may request personally identifiable information from you in order to provide requested services, but such information is handled as it would be on an in-person…

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Happy Valley Park will be closed 6/11

June 10, 2021

In order to prepare for Dumpster Day, Happy Valley Park will be closed Friday, June 11. Dumpster Day Information…

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Favorite Books of 2019

…mail-order bride, in this follow up to The Kiss Quotient. Cemetery Road by Greg Iles An electrifying tale of friendship, betrayal, and shattering secrets that threaten to destroy a small Mississippi town. Lost Children Archive by Valeria Luiselli A family of four road trip across America, coming closer to a…

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Passport Service

…countries. As of June 1, 2009, U.S. citizens traveling between the United States and Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean and Bermuda must present a valid Passport Book or Passport Card at land border crossings and sea ports-of-entry. For exceptions and detailed information, please visit the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. These…

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Happy Valley Skate Park

…a family member or friend, a way to advertise your business name or list a family name as a donor. Message bricks are inlayed into the pathways leading up to the Skate Park, and a permanent remembrance of your support. Skate Park Flyer & Fundraising Information Fundraising Brick Order Form…

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Interview with Sculptor Terry Cook

…is to learn in order to create beauty. Consequently, I’ve limited my style to creating with metal, realizing that once one learns how to melt steel, there’s little he/she can’t do…with a vision. Incorporating light with metal and wood is a direction I am pursuing as it combines the best…

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Summer Reading List 2021

…photographs of construction vehicles, rhyming text, and find the shape interaction- – toddler perfection! Swashby and the Sea by Beth Ferry; illustrated by Juana Martinez-Neal   Captain Swashby loves his quiet life by the sea — find out what happens when an exuberant girl moves into the house next door….

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About Your Happy Valley Police

…is required to pass Serial Option Levies in order to maintain a dedicated police department. Questions & Answers Who provides police services for the City? Dedicated Police services are offered through an annual contract with the Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office. If we lose the dedicated Happy Valley police, won’t the…

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Happy Valley Park Boardwalk Improvements

…X 20 ft. viewing decks, four pass-by decks with benches, and other miscellaneous improvements. Onsite work is to be completed by March 30, 2017. Bidders must be qualified in accordance with the applicable parts of ORS 279C in order to enter into a contract with the City. No bid shall…

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Parks and Recreation

*In accordance with the Governor’s Executive Orders, participants in all Happy Valley Parks and Recreation programs will be asked to practice physical distancing, use hand sanitizer or wash their hands frequently, and stay home when they are sick. Helpful Links Parks Bill Passed Check out the Master Parks Plan Recreation…

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Budget Committee

…members on the budget committee are three years. The City Recorder is the official record keeper for the committee and the Finance Director is the staff liaison. Helpful Links Agendas, Minutes & Packets City Charter Council Rules Happy Valley Organizational Chart Budget Committee Grant Roper Citizen Volunteer 12/31/2023 Ana Sarish…

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Pleasant Valley – North Carver Comprehensive Plan FAQs

…projects already planned, visit: http://bond.nclack.k12.or.us/bond/page/clackamas-high-school-feeder-schools-bond-projects No. However, to receive City services and ultimately urban zoning, a property owner would have to be annexed within the City limits. You may choose to remain in unincorporated Clackamas County, or annex to the City of Happy Valley in order to receive urban zoning…

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PN/NC Comp Plan TAC & CAC Meeting Schedule

PN/NC Comp Plan TAC & CAC Meeting Schedule Committee Meetings Mtg.%20%23,Meeting%20Date,Meeting%20Date|1,October%2011%2C%202018,Project%20Overview%2C%20Draft%20Committee%20Charters%2C%20Vision%20and%20Planning%20Principles|2,November%2015%2C%202018,Existing%20Conditions%20(Part%201)%2C%20Finalize%20Vision%20and%20Planning%20Principles|3,December%2013%2C%202018,Existing%20Conditions%20and%20Needs%20Assessments%20(Part%202)%2C%20Plan%20Concepts%20(Part%201)|4,January%2024%2C%202019,Plan%20Concepts%20(Part%202)%20and%20Policy%20Ideas|5%20(new),March%207%2C%202019,Plan%20Concepts%20(Part%203)%20and%20Policy%20Ideas%2C%20Meeting%20Plan%20for%20Community%20Workshops|,April%2018%2C%202019,Community%20Workshop%3A%20Pleasant%20Valley|,April%2025%2C%202019,Community%20Workshop%3A%20North%20Carver|6,June%2020%2C%202019,Review%20Feedback%20on%20Preliminary%20Plan%20Concepts%20and%20Policy%20Ideas%20from%20Community%20Workshops%20and%20Online%20Outreach%2C%20Provide%20Direction%20for%20Refined%20Plan%20Concepts%20and%20Policy%20Ideas|7,September%2019%2C%202019,Refine%20Plan%20Maps%2C%20Reports%20from%20School%20Districts%2C%20Damascus%20Boulevard%20Background%20Information|8,October%2017%2C%202019,Review%20Results%20of%20Parks%20Analysis%20and%20Transportation%20Modeling|9,December%205%2C%202019,Draft%20land%20Use%20Map%2C%20Summary%20of%20%20TSP%20Amendments%2C%20Utility%20Master%20Plan%20Updates%2C%20and%20Comprehensive%20Plan%20Policies|10,January%2023%2C%202020,Infrastructure%20Planning%20Plan%2C%20Plan%20Updates%2C%20Plan%20Documentation|11,%3Cstrong%3EFebruary%2C%2027%2C%202020%3C%2Fstrong%3E,PV%2FNC%20Summary%20Report%2C%20Draft%20Supporting%20Documents Schedule for next steps Location – Happy Valley City Hall (Dates tentative and subject to change) Mtg.%20%23,Meeting%20Date,Meeting%20Date|1,[b]March%2017%2C%202020%20(6-7%20PM),City%20Council%20work%20session|2,[b]April%202%2C%202020%20(6-8%20PM),Canceled%20-%20Open%20House%20for%20Pleasant%20Valley|3,[b]April%208%2C%202020%20(6-8%20PM),Canceled%20-%20Open%20House%20for%20North%20Carver|4,[b]May%2012%2C%202020%20(7-8%20PM),Planning%20Commission%20work%20session%20(May%2026%20is%20a%20back%20up%20date)|5,[b]June%209%2C%202020%20(7-8%20PM),Planning%20Commission%20Hearing%201|6,[b]July%2014%2C%202020%20(7-8%20PM),Planning%20Commission%20Hearing%202%20(if%20needed)|7,[b]August%204%2C%202020%20(7-8%20PM),City%20Council%20Hearing%201|8,[b]August%2018%2C%202020%20(7-8%20PM),City%20Council%20Hearing%202%20(if%20needed) TAC Committee 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. – Chief Obie Lodge Room, HV City Hall (2nd floor) CAC Committee 6:00 p.m. –…

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Business Licenses

…businesses licensed in the City are included in our online Business Directory and included in our annual Happy Valley magazine business listings. To apply for a business license, please download a Business License Application and submit your completed application to City Hall. The licensing of trades, shops, occupations, professions, and…

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PV/NC CAC

…2018 at 5:00 p.m. Community Advisory Committee Members There are many opportunities to participate in the PV/NC Comp Plan process. Participate in one of the upcoming community events (listed under Events), or in an online workshop (starting April 18). PV/NC Comp Plan Process For additional information about the PV/NC Comp…

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Call to Artists

…1! Chosen sculptures will be displayed around the exterior of City Hall between July 2021-June 2023. To be considered, applications must be received by March 31 at 5:00 pm. For eligibility rules and to complete the online application, check out the information below. 2021-2023 Draft Sculpture Call 3 Pad Specifications…

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Violations Bureau

…the type of violation incurred. In the case of violations that may be dismissed through compliance, a court fee will be charged. Court staff cannot accept your No Contest plea over the phone. You may, however, elect to choose our Online Bill Pay option, which will allow you to enter…

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Adult Programs

…the month, which is when we discuss our book. This week we are reading “Playing Kerri Strug” by Kiley Reid. Come share your thoughts! You can find links to all our past short stories on this page. Read the June issue of BookPage online for free here! Back to top…

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MASCOT TRYOUT INFORMATION

…permitted in Council Chambers during tryouts. How to Apply Complete the online application to its entirety and turn in to City Hall by deadline of Wednesday, April 22, 2020 at 5pm. Materials include: Application, Tryout Risk Waiver, and Code of Conduct When contacted by City staff to arrange your tryout…

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COVID-19 Virtual Tours

Virtual Tours Virtual Tours Road Trip From Home Car trip through the USA Explore Dubai’s Food and Culture List of some virtual museum tours List of some virtual national park tours Oregon Zoo OMSI Portland Art Museum Online Collection Natural History Museum (New Dinosaur Exhibit) Walking Tour in 4K —…

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Cultural Passes

Cultural Passes Your LINCC to Adventure! Cultural Pass Express is a free service provided by Libraries in Clackamas County that provides instant online access to free and low-cost passes to museums, gardens, and other local venues. Log in with your LINCC barcode and PIN to view venues, check availability, and…

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Virtual Recreation Center

…some virtual national park tours Oregon Zoo OMSI Portland Art Museum Online Collection Natural History Museum (New Dinosaur Exhibit) Walking Tour in 4K — Washington, D.C. Access Mars 10 Children’s Museums you can visit virtually Farm Foods 360 – Farm/Orchard tour Experience Polar Bears on the Tundra Live Webcams from…

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