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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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COVID-19 Online Exercise Classes

Online Exercise Classes Online Exercise Classes: Aspire Offering live stream videos on Youtube l and Instagram to members (local business) Club Pilates Online videos and workouts through FB (local business) Disney Virtual Treadmill Workouts. For someone who’s wishing they were at “the happiest place on Earth,” virtual Disney treadmill workouts…

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COVID-19 Open for Business

…New Students Welcome US World Class Taekwondo Open   BANKS/MISC SERVICES   AT&T 11am – 7pm Mon. – Sat. 1 customer per rep allowed at a time Brow Betty Open Clackamas Federal Credit Union Visits by appt. only- Physical closure Columbia Bank Operating as normal- directing customers thru drive thru…

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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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Library News

…order IRS forms and publications by phone, call 1-800-829-3676. File your federal tax return online for free: www.irs.gov/uac/Free-File:-Do-Your-Federal-Taxes-for-Free   Get Oregon tax forms and instructions here: www.oregon.gov/DOR/forms/Pages/default.aspx To order Oregon tax forms and publications by phone, call 1-800-356-4222. File your Oregon tax return online for free: www.oregon.gov/DOR/programs/individuals/Pages/free-fillable.aspx Book Bundles For…

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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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Clackamas County Approved For Phase 1 Reopening

May 22, 2020

Online Resources

COVID-19 Support Your Local Businesses

…shirt in support of Happy Valley businesses, please visit www.hyva.co/happy-valley. Happy Valley merchants can sign up to participate in the Good Shirt program at www.hyva.co/happy-valley/signup. To bring the Good Shirt program to your community, contact Joe Barhoum at joeb@hyva.co. Please remember: Practice social distancing Buy responsibly Wash your hands often…

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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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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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Notice of Budget Committee Meeting

April 23, 2021

…97086. To comply with social distancing guidelines, this meeting will be open to the public via an online Zoom meeting format. The meeting link and information will be available on the City website. The meeting will take place on May 17th, 2021 at 5:30 PM. The purpose of the meeting…

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Finance

…OR 97086. To comply with social distancing guidelines, this meeting will be open to the public via an online Zoom meeting format. The meeting link and information will be available on the City website. The meeting will take place on May 17th, 2021 at 5:30 PM. The purpose of the…

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COVID-19 HV Police Prescription Delivery

…us get the prescriptions to you efficiently we ask you to: Contact your local Pharmacy and order the prescription. Pre-pay for the prescription over the phone. Advise the pharmacy that the Happy Valley Police Department will be picking up the prescription. Have valid identification available when the officer arrives at…

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COVID-19 Emergency Small Business Grant Program

Emergency Small Business Grant Program 05.05.20 Happy Valley City Council approved Resolution 20-16 to expand the program which will enable 49 local businesses to receive an Emergency Small Business Grant. 05.01.20 4:00 PM The application process for the Emergency Small Business Grant Program is now closed. All applications that have…

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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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COVID-19 Infographic 2

…a list of safe and engaging activities geared toward helping residents stay active during this time. Options include free online exercise classes, outdoor nature hikes, and even virtual tours of popular museums and attractions. Read More ⟶   YOU CAN FIND ALL THESE RESOURCES AND MORE AT WWW.HAPPYVALLEYOR.GOV follow us!…

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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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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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Cyber Safety Internet Resources

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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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Marijuana Regulations in Happy Valley

Marijuana Regulations in Happy Valley History On November 4, 2014, Oregon voters approved Ballot Measure 91, which legalized personal possession of certain amounts of marijuana for people 21 years of age or older. The measure, as well as several implementing legislative bills, also created a regulatory system for the production,…

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Tree Cutting Ordinance

…the City will notify you within seven working days if your application is approved. You are allowed to apply for one permit every year unless you have an emergency or special circumstance. Trees within the building envelope of a proposed structure may be exempted from tree removal fees at the…

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Urban Renewal Meetings

…783-3827 or travisw@happyvalleyor.gov. The proposed maximum indebtedness for the Happy Valley Urban Renewal Plan is $131,000,000. The ordinance, if approved, is subject to a referendum. The adoption of the Plan may impact property tax rates for general obligation bonds approved by voters prior to October 6, 2001. There is one…

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Non-Residential & Commercial Submittal Guidelines

…comprehensive plans and addressing each review comment raised during the review process will help expedite the plan review process. Once a project has received land-use approval, the following process is typical for obtaining building permit approval. Engineering Division Unless approved by the City Engineer electronic submittals are required and shall…

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Non-Residential & Commercial Submittal Guidelines

…comprehensive plans and addressing each review comment raised during the review process will help expedite the plan review process. Once a project has received land-use approval, the following process is typical for obtaining building permit approval. Engineering Division Unless approved by the City Engineer electronic submittals are required and shall…

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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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MASCOT TRYOUT INFORMATION

…cuttings, and events coordinated in conjunction with external entities and City partners. AS A GENERAL RULE, HAP WILL ONLY BE PERMITTED AT APPROVED EVENTS WHERE THE CITY IS PARTICIPATING. Who is the ideal candidate? The City is looking for spirited, creative, outgoing, and personable individuals who like Happy Valley and…

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Printing at the Library

…to confirm that your print job has been printed successfully. Call the front desk at the number posted at the door (503-783-3456) when you arrive at the library to pick up your prints. Three ways to send print jobs to the library: Fill out the online form at http://www.lincc.org/hvprint Email…

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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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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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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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Facility Rental

…and government-related meetings. You can read the Facility Reservations Policy here. Our Facility Use Application must be submitted and approved, along with proof of liability insurance for the use of any facility or room through the City of Happy Valley. Upon approval, you will receive confirmation and building access information…

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Sports Field

…fields must fill out a Sports Field Reservation Application and Joint Use Agreement. The application must be completed, submitted and approved along with detailed information on dates and times of practices and games for requested field use. Refer to the COHV Policy/Procedures for detailed information. COHV Sports Field Policy &…

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COVID-19 TEMPORARY OUTDOOR DINING

…pay a fee to amend their state liquor license, if applicable. Program Length: Approved businesses will be able to use the temporary outdoor space until March 2021. The program may be expanded for an additional length of time depending on status of the pandemic. At the conclusion of the program,…

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Frequently Asked Questions

…expired registration, no front plate or illegal window tinting. Bring proof of compliance to the Court and you may have the fine and conviction dismissed. A court processing fee will be charged. Seatbelt tickets may be eligible for dismissal with completion of a court-approved safety class. In some circumstances for…

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COVID-19 Emergency Small Business Grant Program Round 3

…based on employee headcount as reported to the Oregon Employment Department on Form 132, for Q4 2019 or Q1 2020. Business information, ownership information and demographic information will be reported to the State for all applications submitted, reviewed, approved and/or denied. Information reported includes, but is not limited to: Name…

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Settlement Agreement

Settlement Agreement City of Happy Valley and Clackamas County/NCPRD Reach Settlement Agreement on Parks, Contingent on Legislation Last night, the Clackamas County Board of Commissioners, acting as the Board of Directors for the North Clackamas Parks and Recreation District (NCPRD) and the Happy Valley City Council approved a settlement agreement…

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COVID-19 Emergency Small Business Grant Program Round 2

…Q1 2020, will be considered eligible when calculating the number of employees. Business information, ownership information and demographic information will be reported to the State for all applications submitted, reviewed, approved and/or denied. Information reported includes, but is not limited to: Name of company Employer Identification Number (EIN) Oregon Business…

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Appropriate Use and Disclaimer

…and not private communications. Further, you acknowledge that chats, posting conferences, discussion webs, and any and all other communications by other users of this Website are not endorsed by the City, and such communications shall not be considered to be reviewed, screened, or approved by the City of Happy Valley….

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Residential Open Burning

…should be removed from around burn piles. The width of the fire break should follow this guideline: pile height plus the pile width, divided by four. A garden hose connected to a water supply and a shovel or other approved fire extinguishing equipment must be readily available. Burning material shall…

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Sponsor a Bench

…requests, but locations cannot be guaranteed. Final bench locations will be at the discretion of the City of Happy Valley based on safety, accessibility, and aesthetics. Once your order has been approved by the City of Happy Valley, it will be forwarded to Northwest Playground Equipment, Inc. They will custom…

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What’s Happening in Happy Valley Park?

June 25, 2020

Through a partnership with Clackamas County, Oregon’s Water Environment Services, some fun artwork is emerging in Happy Valley Park by way of storm drains and water basins. The project showcases designs from local artist, Sarah Miller, of Portraits in Prose, Ink. Her work was approved by the City’s Parks Advisory…

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Pleasant Valley Villages

…be approved through a future Design Review application; and, Environmental Review Permits (for steep slopes, natural resources and floodplains/floodways). The subject property is 10 Lots of Record comprising 166.67 acres, located west of 172nd Avenue, east of 162nd Avenue, north of Tristin Avenue and approximately 2,100 feet south of Hemrich…

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Pleasant Valley – North Carver Comprehensive Plan FAQs

…North Clackamas School District #12, Centennial School District, and Gresham-Barlow School District – will be included in the PV/NC Comprehensive Plan. In addition, the voters in the North Clackamas School District recently approved a bond measure to fund additional classrooms and a new high school. For more information on the…

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COVID-19 The Small Business Owner’s Guide to the CARES Act

approved SBA lender Non-recourse (no personal guaranties or collateral) Loan amount= 2.5 x (2018 income/ 12) of the business owner and all of the employees/ Independent contractors paid. For loan funds not spent on wages within 8 weeks: Term= 10-year Interest rate= 4% Payments can be deferred for 1 year….

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COVID-19 CITY MESSAGES

City Messages 11.19.20 Message from Mayor Ellis – Support Local Businesses During Freeze 05.22.20 Clackamas County Approved for Phase 1 Reopening 05.21.20 Message from Clackamas County Commissioners – Reopening Plan 05.19.20 KXL.FM Morning Show Interview with Mayor Ellis 05.15.20 What Can Open Today? 05.07.20 Message from Chief Charlton, Clackamas Fire…

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Happy Valley Park

…city, and the reservation fee must be paid before the reservation can be approved. Certain activities, events, or additional equipment may require a special park event permit and may require liability insurance and additional fees may apply. There are four covered areas available for reservations: Area A, B, C, and…

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

…Previously, residents paid property taxes to NCPRD at the rate of $0.54/$1,000 of assessed value (approximately $160/year for the median home with a market value of $425,300 and an assessed value of $295,584). Residents no longer pay this tax to NCPRD. If approved, this measure would impose a levy at…

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COVID-19 Condensed

…are updating the information as it becomes available. Our GOAL is for you to stay safe and healthy during this unprecedented time. Reopening Phases https://vimeo.com/411539680 Click map to view Oregon COVID-19 Cases 05.22.20 Clackamas County Approved For Phase 1 Reopening 05.21.20 Message from Clackamas County Commissioners – Reopening Plan COVID-19…

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COVID-19 City Message – What Can Begin Opening on 5.15.20

…demonstrate its ability to comply with a list of mandates. For counties that have been approved for Phase I, which is also set to commence today, this means some additional restrictions will be lifted. These counties may see the reopening of personal services, like salons, gyms, and sit-down service for…

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COVID-19 Businesses Resources

…Resources (clackamasbusiness.org) 10.15.20 Temporary Outdoor Dining   Clackamas County Approved For Phase 1 Reopening HV COVID19 Business Resource Guide Booklet 9.17.20 In Happy Valley, we see our local businesses as partners. We make business needs a priority to assure the success of our community partners, who in turn provide needed…

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Happy Valley / NCPRD Lawsuit FAQ

…Valley; and A community recreation center. The promise of these facilities was encouraging to city leaders and community members, and the City Council approved the IGA with the specific understanding that SDCs raised in the City would be spent on park projects in the City. In fact, the thought of…

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What Can Begin Opening on 5.15.20?

May 15, 2020

…For counties that have been approved for Phase I, which is also set to commence today, this means some additional restrictions will be lifted. These counties may see the reopening of personal services, like salons, gyms, and sit-down service for restaurants and bars, however there will be very stringent rules…

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New Year Message from the Mayor 2020

…with an annual Oktoberfest, a family centric festival that joined forces with our City’s beloved Harvest Fest gathering. Partnered with Rotary of Clackamas to fund and build an All Abilities Park, an inclusive play area that all kids can enjoy regardless of ability, age, or social status. Approved a settlement…

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Hearings Officer Virtual Meeting

…Occupations; Class “C” Variances; Subdivisions and Planned Unit Developments between 10 and 49 lots in size; Design Review for projects including structures between 5,001 and 24,999 square feet in size (with the assistance of a contract architect); and, Major Modifications to previously approved applications. Helpful Links Agendas, Minutes & Packets…

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Clackamas Water Environment Services survey

May 5, 2021

…surface water management, is leading the Clean Water Exchange to discover what the community most values as it relates to clean water services. Join the virtual conversation about our clean water resources and take our survey. www.cleanwaterexchange.net. The survey takes about five minutes. Thank you for your time and input,…

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Governor Kate Brown issued a new order related to COVID-19

March 23, 2020

…arise. Please stay tuned for any further impacts related to how this order will affect City services. In the meantime, Mayor Ellis encourages all City residents to heed this current directive issued by the Governor and continue doing what you can to help limit the spread of this virus. https://www.oregon.gov/newsroom/Pages/NewsDetail.aspx……

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2020 Census is HIRING!

May 22, 2020

…and weekends. You must be at least 18, a citizen, and have access to a car. You will be going to people’s doors, but will be issued masks, gloves and hand sanitizer, and exercise 6 foot social distancing. The job will last about 8 weeks. Apply immediately at www.2020census.gov/jobs!”  …

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A Message from the Mayor

…While driving through work zones is inconvenient, I’m excited for the enhancements the projects will bring to the community when complete. Lastly, be sure to follow the City on social media and check the website www.happyvalleyor.gov to keep up to date on any significant road closures or detours. Mayor Ellis…

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State and Regional Planning

…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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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…

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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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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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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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Dumpster Day 2021

…code is not always within City boundaries. Bring I.D. for address verification within City boundaries.) For more information about this and to confirm your address is within City limits, head to www.happyvalleyor.gov/city-limits-explained Attendees are also asked to have a mask or facial covering on hand and keep six-foot social distance….

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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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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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Council Corner

…spots to fill in the coming months. Check out the City’s social media pages and website for application instructions soon. Again, we want to welcome our newest Youth Councilors! We are excited for the energy they will bring to the team. For more information on the Youth Council, visit http://www.happyvalleyor.gov/city-hall/boards-commissions/youth-council…

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COVID-19 Update Summer Events

…community will emerge stronger than ever as we make our way through the challenges of this pandemic,” says Campbell, “and our community events will as well.” 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….

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Pleasant Valley North Carver Comprehensive Plan

…(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 Links…

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COVID-19 Message from Mayor Ellis 4.01.20

…that will help you stay active, both physically and educationally. The Recreation Task Force has found numerous local hikes you can try, free online fitness classes, and even uncovered some fascinating virtual tours of museums and landmarks across the world. We hope some of these ideas help you and your…

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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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Attention Sculpture Artists!

January 28, 2021

…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. More Information Pad Specifications “Athena” by Jenny Ellsworth…

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COVID-19 City Update 03.17.20

…the library are canceled, and material hold pick-ups are now suspended. Please refer to Happy Valley Library for all details as well as library services still available online. Municipal Courtis cancelled Wednesday, March 18, 2020. Please refer to Municipal Court for all instructions and details. The Annex Community Roomat the…

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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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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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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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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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Adult Programs

…the full list of what this group has read. Read the May issue of BookPage online for free here! Happy Valley Library Poetry Share To celebrate National Poetry Month, members of the Happy Valley Poetry Society and staff from the Happy Valley Library share recordings of poems that they wrote…

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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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COVID-19 Survey Results

COVID-19 IMPACT SURVEY RESULTS Thank you to the 600-plus residents who completed our online City Survey which served to help us better understand how COVID-19 is impacting our local community. Your participation was incredibly helpful. Our goal was to gain better perspective as to what residents are facing and formulate…

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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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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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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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COVID-19 City Update 3.17.20

March 17, 2020

…programs and events at the library are canceled, and material hold pick-ups are now suspended. Please refer to Happy Valley Library for all details as well as library services still available online. Municipal Court is cancelled Wednesday, March 18, 2020. Please refer to Municipal Court for all instructions and details….

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