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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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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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Library Cards

…receipt or check your account online for due dates. Your card number and PIN also gives you access to e-books and e-audiobooks, free passes to local attractions, and other online resources. For help with placing holds, renewing items, and more, visit the LINCC FAQ Page or call 503-783-3455. Want instant…

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Online Resources

Happy Valley Park

…liability insurance and additional fees may apply. There are four covered areas available for reservations: Area A (maximum occupancy of 50), Area B (maximum occupancy of 50), Area C (maximum occupancy of 20), and D the Gazebo (maximum occupancy of 100). Covered areas are available to rent in 4hr time-blocks:…

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Neighborhood block party permits are available

June 23, 2021

Is your neighborhood interested in having a block party? The City would love to help your group come together this summer, so fill out a block party application and we may be able to support your endeavor with street barricades to maximize space and safety. Hoping for a 4th of…

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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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Street of Dreams

July 26, 2021

…to the NW Natural Street of Dreams tickets when you purchase online. Click here to purchase online tickets to the 2021 NW Natural Street of Dreams. Select the quantity you’d like to purchase and click BUY NOW. When you are in the checkout cart, click APPLY PROMO CODE and enter…

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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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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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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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National Night Out

National Night Out The City strongly encourages neighborhoods and HOA’s to attend this event together in efforts to promote camaraderie and share in the experience. By registering online, the City will be able to designate an area at the event for your group, so you can enjoy the activities together….

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Transportation Maintenance Fee FAQs

…maintain the roads. Spending at levels greater than the amount received this year is possible due to savings from prior years. The recent history and projected current year performance of the Street Maintenance Fund is summarized in the table below – including the expected consumption of the available fund balance….

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Appropriate Use and Disclaimer

…to you as a public service. Government personnel and the general public may use this system to review and retrieve publicly available government information. Please be advised that anyone using this system purposefully consents to administrative monitoring at all times, and further, be advised that system administrators may provide evidence…

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Lifeboat

…heroes all around us and, as a filmmaker, I try to find those stories,” he said. Currently, “Lifeboat” is streaming live on The New Yorker website, newyorker.com, “101 Seconds” is available on Amazon Prime at amazon.com, and “50 Feet from Syria” is available on iTunes. For more information, visit spinfilm.org….

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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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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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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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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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City Summer Update

June 29, 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. Concerts in the Valley Happy Valley Park Thursdays,…

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PN/NC Comp Plan TAC & CAC Meeting Schedule

PN/NC Comp Plan TAC & CAC Meeting Schedule Schedule for next steps Location – Happy Valley City Hall (Dates tentative and subject to change) Mtg.%20%23,Meeting%20Date,Meeting%20Date|12,[b]July%2022%2C%202021%20(6-8%20PM),Reconvene%20the%20Community%20Advisory%20Committee%20(CAC)|,[b]August%2024%2C%202021%20(6-8%20PM),Final%20Community%20Advisory%20Committee%20Meeting%20(CAC)|,[b]September%202021,Open%20House*%20(in-person%20and%20online)|,[b]October%202021%20(6-8%20PM),Planning%20Commission%20Work%20Session*|,[b]November%202021%20(6-8%20PM),Planning%20Commission%20Hearing%201*|,[b]December%202021%20(6-8%20PM),Planning%20Commission%20Hearing%202*|,[b]January%202022%20(7-8%20PM),City%20Council%20Hearing%201*|,[b]February%202022%20(7-8%20PM),City%20Council%20Hearing%202* *These dates are not confirmed and susceptible to change 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 TAC Committee 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. – Chief Obie Lodge Room, HV…

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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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Neighborhood Block Party

…June 28. To request a block party permit for any other date, please proceed with submitting the online form and applications will be reviewed on a case by case basis. Criteria For Approval Applicant is responsible for the removal of all trash and debris, and restoring the right of way…

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Community Partnership Program Tourism Grants

…in local communities. The CPP grants are made available by Oregon’s Mt. Hood Territory (OMHT). Funding for this grant program comes from the County’s 6% transient lodging tax. Qualifying projects are those that demonstrate the ability to: generate overnight stays in lodging facilities bring out of area visitors into a…

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Interview with Sculptor Terry Cook

…education is expensive, try ignorance…which was available in abundance at the start but reduced to a trickle by the end. Then there was the electrical…but thanks to expert help, this ended up being relatively understandable and accomplished in just a few hours. What message do you hope to convey to…

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Frequently Asked Questions

…guilty.’ Request a Judge’s arraignment for your court appearance. You will be scheduled for a hearing at the next available date. The Judge is not available for one-on-one visits or phone calls. You have been cited for a violation in this court. Your rights are similar, but not identical, to…

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Economic & Community Development

…responsible and gains recognition and respect for its functions and positive contributions to the City of Happy Valley. Resourcefulness: Pursue new ways to get the job done with the resources available. Innovation: Be open to innovative ways to address issues, provide solutions to difficult challenges, and promote the Department’s Mission….

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Community Room

…a projection screen. There is Wi-Fi available in the room. Groups using the room must supply their own electronic equipment such as computers, projectors, etc. Note that the room is only available to reserve during the library’s open hours: Sunday, Monday: 10am – 6pm Tues, Wed, Thurs: 10am – 8pm…

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Passport Service

…Date Passport Operations and Processing Times Other passport acceptance facilities are available. Check out the following link for more information: Search for other Passport Acceptance Facilities The City of Happy Valley is a Designated Passport Application Acceptance Facility A valid U.S. passport is required to enter and leave most foreign…

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Facility Rental

Facility Rental Mission Statement Provide meeting facilities appropriate to the event for civic, local, regional, state and federal government entities to establish, promote and strengthen partnerships that will enhance the quality of life for its residents. The City of Happy Valley has several meeting areas available for non-profit civic groups…

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Fireworks Safety

…information, check out the Office of the State Fire Marshal: https://www.oregon.gov/osp/programs/sfm/Pages/Fireworks.aspx Safety Videos Fireworks safety in Happy Valley Our Laws Our Family Our Safety Our Pets Our Veterans Contacts Happy Valley Police (non-emergency) – (503) 655-8211 Happy Valley City Hall – (503) 783-3800 Clackamas County Police (non-emergency) – (503) 655-8211…

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Interview with Sculptor Ben Dye

…503-783-3828, jaimiel@happyvalleyor.gov. 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 products, processes, or services by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, or otherwise, does not necessarily constitute or imply its endorsement, recommendation, or…

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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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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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Burn season’s last day is Tuesday, June 15!

June 14, 2021

…live within ODF boundaries: https://www.oregon.gov/ODF/Fire/Pages/Restrictions.aspx. Residents who live within ODF boundaries, will need to follow ODF restrictions as it relates to the Fire Precaution Levels (FPL). ODF will be in “LOW” beginning June 16. Residents who live outside the ODF boundaries, are strongly encouraged to follow ODF’s best practices as…

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

…gaining additional feedback from residents. Stay tuned for details and don’t forget to follow us on Facebook or check out the City of Happy Valley website at www.happyvalleyor.gov for updated information as well. Walkable Neighborhoods Map Vision for the Pleasant Valley/North Carver area includes a network of walkable neighborhoods (shown…

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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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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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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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Virtual Recreation Center

…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 — Washington, D.C. Access Mars 10 Children’s Museums you can visit virtually Farm Foods 360 – Farm/Orchard tour Experience Polar Bears…

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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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Adult Programs

…links! Please email library@happyvalleyor.gov for a link to join the program. Happy Valley Library Presents: Poetry Live! Members of the Happy Valley Poetry Society share their original poetry to celebrate National Poetry Month. Recorded in April, 2021. Read the July issue of BookPage online for free here! Back to top…

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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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Pleasant Valley/North Carver Comprehensive Plan

…with the Pleasant Valley/North Carver Comprehensive Plan. Here is the draft schedule for next steps: July 22, 2021 – Reconvene Community Advisory Committee* (6:00pm – 7:30pm City Hall) August – Open House* (in-person and online) September 2021 – Planning Commission Work Session* October 2021 – Planning Commission Hearing 1* November…

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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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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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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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Favorite Books of 2020

…by a volcanic eruption before witnessing the flight of starving humanoid beings. Ready Player Two by Ernest Cline A 1980s cultural assessment of the fantastical future of online behavior continues the story that began in the internationally best-selling futuristic novel, Ready Player One, which inspired a blockbuster Steven Spielberg film….

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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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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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Street Lights

…of the problem such as burned out, always on, and cycles on and off Nearly all power poles and most street light-only poles have a metal tag with an alphanumeric map location and a one or two digit pole number. These numbers are very helpful if you have them available….

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Solar Initiative

…and before tax subsidies expire, the City urges homeowners to know their options. The time to explore solar energy for your home is now! How Does Solar Work? Imagine a typical day in Happy Valley. Anytime there is natural light outside, regardless of clouds, solar energy is available! Rooftop solar…

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Residential Open Burning

…to a water supply and a shovel or other approved fire extinguishing equipment must be readily available. Burning material shall be constantly attended by a person knowledgeable in the use of the fire extinguishing equipment. An attendant shall supervise the burning material until the fire has been extinguished. Burning of…

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HV Community Events

…located by the Gazebo, and conveniently close to the splash pad and play area. Food & Beverage/Beer & Wine are available for purchase. The Concerts in the Valley series is sponsored by: Sun Glow Heating & Air Conditioning, Johnson RV, Kona Ice, Valley Public House, Mt. Scott Family Dental, Papa…

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Parks Update: Judge adds interest to Jury award of $18 Million Dollars to City of Happy Valley.

October 21, 2019

available to be returned, without impacting District operations. The same development fees cannot be used to pay interest if the County appeals, which could result in negative impacts to the rest of the District. For this reason, the City is willing to work with the County to settle all unresolved…

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General Election 2020

General Election 2020 Are you interested in running for City Council? City Council positions two (2) and four (4) will be on the ballot for the November 3, 2020 General Election. Candidate packets are available on the website or from the City Recorder. Elections for mayor and councilor positions are…

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Building Permits Issued

Building Permits Issued Issued building permits are grouped by month issued and available for public viewing. January 2021 February 2021 March 2021 April 2021 May 2021 June 2021 January 2020 February 2020 March 2020 April 2020 May 2020 June 2020 July 2020 August 2020 September 2020 October 2020 November 2020…

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Development 101 Series

…hold. Given that Happy Valley had available land inside the Urban Growth Boundary, pressure mounted to build new subdivisions. This led to a population boom in Happy Valley and a City that now includes a population of over 21,000 residents. Helpful Links Now, the task at hand is to ensure…

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Local Land Use Planning

…provide a variety of housing choices, facilitate economic development through available employment lands, develop good transportation routes, assure new construction is architecturally attractive, and allow citizens to be involved in future growth. Beyond a set of guiding principles, the Comprehensive Plan set in motion a zoning map. While property owners…

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Jury Awards $18 Million Dollars

…The City is hopeful that NCPRD will come to the table to settle all unresolved aspects of the parks and recreation dispute, and the City will continue to explore all other options available, including legislation. For more information, please contact Ben Bryant, Assistant City Manager at benb@happyvalleyor.gov or 503-783-3840.  …

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Community Garden

…February 14th. If renewals are not received by February 15th, the garden plot will be made available to new applicants. New applications can be submitted February 15th through March 15th or until all plots have been assigned. Helpful Links Community Garden Usage Agreement Community Garden Plot Map Community Garden Application…

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Marijuana FAQ

…the ballot measure on June 7 and formally referred the tax to the November ballot on July 19. Materials from each of these policy session meetings, along with audio recordings, are available at www.happyvalleyor.gov/city-hall/city-council/. For more information about Happy Valley’s commercial marijuana regulations visit www.happyvalleyor.gov/marijuana This information was reviewed by…

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Parks and Recreation

…the home-delivered meals program, please fill out the form below and we will contact you as soon as possible. Meals on Wheels Application Back to top Park Reservations Happy Valley Park reservations open on February 15th each year. There are four covered areas available for reservations: Area A, B, C,…

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City Council

…economic development 2 Employee development in a quality work environment 3 A safe, livable community with a sense of pride and strong identity 4 Effective relationships with local, regional, and state partners 5 Fiscal responsibility and stewardship 6 Environmentally-sensible practices 7 Effective, efficient, and readily available services Council Priorites 2021-2022…

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Alarm Systems

…City Hall. Pay the applicable permit fee. $40 for residential home permit $80 for business premise permit Once the permit is received, it should be displayed physically upon the premises and available for inspection. Please note: For residents 65 years of age or over, there is no fee. However, these…

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Happy Valley Park Boardwalk Improvements

…be considered unless the bidder is registered with the Oregon Construction Contractors Board. Sealed bids will be opened at 2:00 pm on September 13, 2016. Links to the project documents are available below. To receive updates and addendum notifications for this project, you must complete the Return Receipt Form that…

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License Your Pet

…send a letter if no phone contact is available if it arrives at the shelter with a license I.D. Your dog’s license is proof of rabies vaccination in the event it bites anyone. A licensed dog will be cared for at the Animal Shelter for a longer period of time…

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Sports Field

Sports Field Happy Valley Park is host to the majority of the sporting events in the City of Happy Valley. This 56 acre park includes three soccer fields, three baseball fields, one football field and one volleyball court. Two tennis courts and one basketball court are also available for use….

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General Election 2018

General Election 2018 Are you interested in running for Mayor or City Council? The mayor seat and council positions one (1) and three (3) will be on the ballot for the November 6, 2018 General Election. Candidate packets are on the website or available in hard copy from the City…

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Summer Concerts in the Valley

…a blanket or lawn chairs and enjoy this free, 8-week concert series. Come and enjoy a fun night out with friends. The stage is located by the Gazebo, and conveniently close to the splash pad and play area. Food & Beverage/Beer & Wine are available for purchase. The fun doesn’t…

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Planning Division Application Forms

Planning Division Application Forms For your convenience, complete Permit Packages are available. You may also choose from the applications/forms below. If you choose a Design Review application or a Land Division application you will automatically be redirected to the correct permit package. Design Review Permit PackageLand Division Review Permit Package…

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Annexation Program

…infrastructure and business incentives, and/or Provide municipal services beyond those available in unincorporated county areas. Why Happy Valley? The City of Happy Valley was originally incorporated in 1965. In the years since the City has gained valuable experience in operating as a local government with a continued emphasis on customer…

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Resources for Businesses

Resources for Businesses Have questions about the region, business laws in the state, or organizations that support the business community? There are many resources and organizations available to businesses. Government Resources Clackamas County Business and Economic Development Oregon DLCD Economic Development Metro Data Resource Center Oregon Watershed Enhancement Board Oregon…

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Inspections

…information available: Permit number (example: 385-14-001234) Type of inspection Date of inspection Job site address Schedule Inspection Construction Hours Weekdays: 7am to 6pm Weekends: 8am to 5pm Sunday restrictions, not allowed: Site Clearing Earth Moving Installation or Construction of Underground Utilities Paving of Streets or Sidewalks Foundation Framing or Pouring…

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Community Events

…& Wine are available for purchase. The Concerts in the Valley series is sponsored by: Sun Glow Heating & Air Conditioning, Johnson RV, Burns and Olson Real Estate. Concerts in the Park – Want more summer concerts? The Happy Valley Library hosts a five-week summer concert series at Village Green…

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Superblock Project

…increase the safety of both pedestrians and motorists and will provide more opportunities for everyone to enjoy a stroll around the area. The City is committed to keeping the community updated with more information as it becomes available, so be sure to check back here or follow the City on…

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Privacy Policy

…Help to determine technical design specifications Identify system performance or problem areas For Website security purposes and to ensure that this service remains available to all users, this Website may monitor network traffic to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information or otherwise cause damage. If security monitoring reveals…

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City Hall Building

…two primary service windows in the City Hall public area, Community Services and Building Services. People with business at City Hall are able to speak with City employees in person from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. City Hall houses four meeting rooms that are available for public use by local…

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2021 Summer Concerts in the Valley View Schedule