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Lifeboat – Directed by Skye Fitzgerald The following article appeared in the April edition of the Happy Valley Monthly. Join Skye Fitzgerald for a screening and discussion of the film at the library on June 20 from 6:30-7:45 pm. Filmmaker Swims Against the Current ‘Lifeboat,’ by Happy Valley filmmaker Skye…

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Privacy Policy

…a convenience to our customers. If you use any of these links, you are no longer on this Website and this Privacy Notice will not apply. When you link to another web site, you are subject to the privacy policy of that new site. When you follow a link to…

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Favorite Books of 2020

…birthday from her imprisoned father. The letter sends Zoe and her best friend on a quest to solve the mystery of the crime for which her father was convicted. Planet Omar: Accidental Trouble Magnet by Zanib Mian, illustrated by Nasay Mafaridik Omar goes through the ups and downs of starting…

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Cyber Safety Internet Resources

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Interview with Sculptor Terry Cook

…over 20’ tall, tens of thousands flowering plants and shrubs, over 100 miles of electrical cable for 600+ electric irrigation valves accompanied by about 100,000 cubic yards of soil to make and install, the project was indeed significant. But, while transforming the desert into a garden was extremely satisfying, new…

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Favorite Books of 2019

…an unlikely place for drama in British history. We’re Not From Here by Geoff Rodkey The future of humanity rests on how well a family fits in on a new planet. The Lost Girl by Anne Ursu Twins, crows and a dark secret bring this fantasy story to life. Other…

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COVID-19 FBI Internet

Here is some great information recommended by the Happy Valley Police Department related to internet safety. FBI Urges Vigilance During COVID-19 Pandemic…

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COVID-19 Information

…– Hand Washing for COVID-19 (en espanol)​ OHCS Shelter Plan – Handwashing and Hand Sanitizer Use COVID-19 Shelter Triage Screening Tool Energy and Weatherization Services Technical Advisory & Notices Interim OHCS Oregon Multifamily Energy Program (OR-MEP) Guidance Rule Filing Temporary Administrative Order 03-19-2020 Temporary Administrative Order 03-20-2020 Home Ownership Division…

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Planning Division Helpful Links

Planning Division Helpful Links Non-Residential & Commercial Submittal Guidelines Comprehensive Plan Fees Land Development Code Land Use Hearings Marijuana Regulations in Happy Valley Partners & Resources Permit Packages Design Review Permit Package Land Division Permit Package Planning Division Application Forms Pleasant Valley / North Carver Comprehensive Plan Publications & Tools…

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Engineering Links

Engineering Links Clackamas County GIS Water Environment Services Oregon Utility Notification Center ODOT Standard Specifications DEQ 1200-C Permit Application WES Surface Water Standard Specifications Erosion Prevention Planning and Design Manual…

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COVID-19 Survey Results

…a COVID-19 Resident Resources page to share as much local information as possible and included the CDC as a quick link. We have continued to add to this comprehensive page as new information arises. Included, are links to the latest data that report on the number of cases from each…

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City Recorder

…each month. Work sessions, if scheduled, begin at 6:00 pm and regular sessions begin at 7:00 pm. All meetings are held in the City Council Chambers. Helpful Links Citizen Advisory Board Appointment Application City Council Agendas, Minutes, & Packets City Charter Election Results Municipal Code Contact [staff_list type=”manual” department=”14″ manual=”400,4174″]…

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Solar Initiative

…Goes Affordable Since 2011, the price of solar panels has decreased by 60 percent. Federal and local subsidies can save homeowners up to 80 percent of the remaining cost! How much will a solar unit cost? Installed%20System%20Price%20%5B1%5D,%2420%2C000.00|Energy%20Trust%20Cash%20Incentive%20(received%20at%20time%20of%20purchase),-%244%2C000.00|%20%20%20%20%20%20%20%20%20%20%20%20Cost%20at%20Installation,%2416%2C000.00|OR%20Tax%20Credit%20%20(taken%20over%204%20years%2C%20up%20to%20%241%2C500%20per%20year),-%246%2C000.00|Federal%20Tax%20Credit,-%244%2C800.00|[]%3Cstrong%3ETotal%20Net%20Cost%20(Actual%20Cost%20After%20Tax%20Credits)%3C%2Fstrong%3E,[]%3Cstrong%3E%245%2C200.00%3C%2Fstrong%3E The HV Solar Home Program is a community education campaign funded through the…

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Adult Programs

…virtually, via Zoom. Please email library@happyvalleyor.gov for a link to join the meeting. While the library building is closed, we’ll be meeting once a week to discuss a short story. This week we are reading “Sonny’s Blues” by James Baldwin. Come share your thoughts! You can find links to all…

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COVID-19 HV Police Prescription Delivery

…Valley Police will pick up life preserving prescription medication and deliver to private residences within Happy Valley, from pharmacies located within the City’s boundaries. This program will be effective for the duration of the governor’s Executive Order, currently set to expire on April 28, 2020. In order to participate, a…

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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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Appropriate Use and Disclaimer

…another’s computer system, network, software, program, documentation or data contained therein Knowingly accessing or attempting to access or use the City’s computer system, computer network, or any part thereof, including this Website, for the purpose of devising or executing any scheme or artifice to defraud, obtain money, property or services…

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HV Urban Renewal Plan

…“Helpful Links” section for links to the map and project list. HELPFUL LINKS Projects Map Project List Urban Renewal Plan Urban Renewal Report Urban Renewal 101 Urban Renewal Finance Urban renewal does not increase permanent rate levy tax rates. When an urban renewal area (URA) is established, the assessed value…

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COVID-19 Businesses Resources

COVID-19 Business Resources 12.07.20 The Business Recovery Centers for Clackamas County provides resources for Clackamas County businesses to reopen and recover. They also offer complimentary business consulting services to our community’s small businesses. Clackamas County Business Resources | Clackamas County Business Resources (clackamasbusiness.org) 10.15.20 Temporary Outdoor Dining   Clackamas County…

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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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Interview with Sculptor Lin McJunkin

…on work that advocates for the health of our planet and its inhabitants. I bring over 30 years’ experience in the glass art and business world to my private and collaborative work. I have several pieces in permanent collections around Skagit County, as well as private and public art collections…

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About the PV/NC Comp Plan

…in the Pleasant Valley/North Carver area. The anticipated project schedule is forecasted to conclude the winter of 2020. Stages of the project include Research and Learning, Vision and Plan Concepts, and Plan and Code Amendments. Whats the plan PPT Feb262020 Download “What’s the Plan” Latest Plans and Reports Draft Summary…

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Accessibility

…No information is exclusively conveyed using color. This doesn’t mean that colors are not used to organize information; instead it means there are also other, non-color dependent ways of doing this. All images and hyperlinks, where appropriate, have an alternative text attribute. This means when an image or hyperlink is…

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Police Department

Police Department COVID-19 4.01.20 Prescription Pick-up & Delivery In order to assist Happy Valley’s more vulnerable population, and in support of Governor Kate Brown’s most recent Executive Order regarding social distancing, the Happy Valley Police Department will begin offering a prescription pick-up and delivery service. Read more 4.29.20 Public Service…

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Featured DVDs

…Mar. 30 Directed by Gabriela Cowperthwaite, this comedy-drama is loosely based on the real-life events narrated in the Esquire Magazine article “The Friend: Love Is Not a Big Enough Word” by Matthew Teague. Nicole (Dakota Johnson) is diagnosed with cancer, and her husband, Matthew (Casey Affleck), is devastated. They adjust…

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Happy Valley Park Trees

…allow plant roots to strengthen and thrive. How will this project affect the Park’s future? Trees play a vital role in our ecosystem. They contribute to cleaning the air, controlling storm water, and they provide shade and give life to people and much of the local wildlife. In open spaces,…

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City History

City History In search of opportunity and a better life. Happy Valley holds a past rich with history, one that dates back to open plains, covered wagons, and early explorers dreaming of a better life for their family. Learn more about this place we call home. Historical Happy Valley –…

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COVID-19 EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT

…COVID-19 INFORMATION RESOURCES Residents (Includes County & State Links) Business Owners (Includes County & State Links) Support Local Businesses Activities & Recreation City Messages Closures & Cancellations Happy Valley Library Happy Valley Park Happy Valley Police FAQ Clackamas County 05.21.20 Message from Clackamas County Commissioners – Reopening Plan Oregon Health…

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Library News

…open 24/7. Materials are quarantined after return; please allow 48 hours for items to be removed from your account. Tax Links Tax help from AARP: https://taxaideqa.aarp.org/hc/en-us Get federal tax forms and instructions here: www.irs.gov/Forms-instructions To order IRS forms and publications by phone, call 1-800-829-3676. File your federal tax return online…

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COVID-19 Resident Resources

…Hand Sanitizer Use COVID-19 Shelter Triage Screening Too Energy and Weatherization Services Technical Advisory and Notices Interim OHCS Oregon Multifamily Energy Program (OR-MEP) Guidance ​- Technical Advisory Rule Filing 03-19-2020-Temp-Rules-OR-MEP-Covid19 03-20-2020-Temp-Rules-OEAP-Covid19​ Homeownership Division Technical Advisory and Notices HUD Provides Immediate Relief for Homeowerns Amid Nationwide Coronavirus Response​ FEDERAL HOUSING FINANCE…

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Support for Businesses

…property valued at $5 million would save more than $10,000 a year in Happy Valley compared to Milwaukie. Streamlined, Business-Friendly Permitting We pride ourselves on being business-friendly and offering fast and simplified procedures for licensing, building permitting and land-use transactions. Desirable Demographics The City enjoys one of Oregon’s highest household…

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Pleasant Valley – North Carver Comprehensive Plan FAQs

Pleasant Valley – North Carver Comprehensive Plan FAQs Following the May 2016 vote to disincorporate the City of Damascus, the City of Happy Valley has welcomed the voluntary annexation of over 1,000 acres of land by property owners, primarily in the western portion of the former Damascus area, and will…

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About Your Happy Valley Police

…a low tax base and settled on 67 cents per thousand dollars of assessed property value. At that time, the City provided few services, with most being provided by the County. The passing of Measures 5 (1990) and 50 (1997) was aimed to prevent rapid tax hikes and resulted in…

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Interview with Sculptor Jenny Ellsworth

…high voltage electricity joining two pieces of metal together excites her to create. For a couple of years she had a business doing metal fabrication for commercial properties. She found herself seeing the potential in the “throw away” metal to create sculptures and give this material a second life. In…

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Interview with Sculptor Rick True

…I’ve looked at many books on plant life, morphology and mechanics. I sketch out many ideas, filling pages. When an idea gels, I Make a large charcoal drawing to get a sense of scale and to create patterns for the shapes. Each sculpture on exhibit took about 200 hours from…

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Infrastructure

Infrastructure Did you know that several of the streets in Happy Valley were not built by the City? Neither were many of the trails, sewer pipes, or water lines. Most of the infrastructure we depend on for our everyday life was built by the property developer. How does the City…

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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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Street Tree Information

…of trees, we will be able to enjoy them for years to come. Helpful Tree Information Links Municipal Code ARTICLE 16.4 COMMUNITY DESIGN STANDARDS Do I need a tree cutting permit? Tree City USA 2020 events in Happy Valley February 2020 HV News article – “It’s prime time for tree…

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Economic & Community Development

…live, work, and play. Happy Valley’s Economic and Community Development Department consists of four distinct divisions. Economic Development Division Planning Division Engineering Division Building Division As one of Oregon’s fastest growing communities, Happy Valley provides a solid infrastructure for business and community. Helpful Links [page_submenu] Contact [staff_list type=”department” department=”17″ manual=”400″]…

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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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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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General Election November 3, 2020

…these boxes, so please check out the link below for some additional details and answers to frequently asked questions. Clackamas County Election Information Quick Links Clackamas County Voters’ Pamphlet Registration and Voting Information Election Information Official Ballot Drop Sites – Clackamas County All Official Ballot Drop Sites in Oregon by…

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COVID-19 Face Covering Regulations

COVID-19 Face Covering Regulations Effective July 1, 2020 Beginning July 1, 2020, Oregonians are required to wear face coverings statewide. Below are links to the State and Clackamas County requirements. State Requirements County Requirements Report Business Violations If you don’t work for the business, but have observed what you think…

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COVID-19 Emergency Small Business Grant Program Round 3

…$10,000. 11-15 employees $7,500, or 60-day fixed expenses up to a maximum of $15,000. 16-20 employees $10,000, or 60-day fixed expenses up to a maximum of $20,000. 21-25 employees $12,500, or 60-day fixed expenses up to a maximum of $25,000. Calculations to determine the number of employees will be determined…

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COVID-19 Message from Happy Valley Police Chief Anderson 4.29.20

Message from Police Chief Anderson With the nicer weather, Happy Valley is seeing more people enjoy walks and bicycle rides. It is important to make sure we are all sharing the road and following basic safety precautions. Happy Valley Police Chief, Scott Anderson, provides some helpful reminders about how we…

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Local Land Use Planning

…and trail system; the community center, open spaces, and trail system in the Taralon Master Planned Community; and, large open spaces and trail systems in developments such as Jackson Hills and the Reserve. Fortunately, all residents get to benefit from the public facilities and pedestrian/bicycle amenities added to the community….

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COVID-19 Open for Business

…10am-7pm, Sunday/Monday 12pm – 4pm Elka Bee’s Open takeout and curbside 7am-3pm Daily EZ Freezy Open for takeout noon-9pm Daily Uber Eats, Grubhub and DoorDash FAT Cupcake noon – 7pm to go, curbside, Postmates Five Guys Delivery or carryout 10:30am-10:00pm Gloria’z Pub & Grill Checkout Facebook for takeout options Happy…

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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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COVID-19 CITY MESSAGES

…05.01.20 Let’s Keep Up The Good Work Zachery Carothers 04.29.20 Message from Happy Valley Police Chief Anderson 04.24.20 Message from Happy Valley City Council 04.15.20 Message from Mayor Ellis 04.10.20 Flatten the Curve Friday Britnee Kellogg 04.08.20 Message from Mayor Ellis 04.02.20 HV Police Offer Prescription Pick-Up & Delivery 04.01.20…

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Access LINCC Account and Library Catalog

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Council Corner

…snow and ice bringing many to a standstill. Extended power outages and loss of internet due to downed trees and power lines created challenges for many in our community. Unfortunately, just when many of our businesses were allowed to open, they had to shut down – again. Despite these trying…

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

…keep your employees (and yourself) on your payroll through the end of June 2020 with an SBA 7a loan that is forgiven if you keep your people on payroll through the end of June 2020. It appears these loans will need to be applied for through the network of local…

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Facility Rental

…use: Council Chambers – 120 people Hoodview Room – 10 people Rebstock Room – 10 people Annex at Happy Valley Policing Station – 50 people Contact 16000 SE Misty Drive Happy Valley, OR 97086 Map Phone: (503) 783-3800 Fax: (503) 658-5174 Hours Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm…

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Economic Development Division

…far-reaching aspirations. Living in Happy Valley means a high quality of life, with nearby job opportunities, a strong family-oriented community, and a place that welcomes new talent and ideas. Our Mission: To promote economic growth in the City of Happy Valley through the attraction of new business and industry and…

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All Abilities Park now open!

November 5, 2019

The City of Happy Valley recently partnered with Rotary of Clackamas to bring a major playground project to life. The goal was to create an inclusive play area that promotes the healthy development of all children’s physical, cognitive and sensory abilities and serves as a space that will give everyone…

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Planning Division

Planning Division From 2005 through 2008, the City of Happy Valley was the fastest growing city with population over 10,000 in the Portland, Oregon area. Source: Portland State University, Population Research Center Combined with fairly rapid growth rates in the 10-15 years prior to 2005, the responsibilities and land use…

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New in Town

New in Town Let us be the first to welcome you to Happy Valley! We’re so happy to have you join this community. We think you’re going to love it here. Here you will find helpful contact information to help make your move easier. 2020 Happy Valley Magazine and Business…

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Non-Residential & Commercial Submittal Guidelines

…$1,000 initial plan review deposit. Complete permit fees will be assessed during plan review. Deferred submittals may be allowed and might include roof trusses, fire/ life safety, storefronts details, shelving, refrigeration manufacturer plans, fabricator/ shop drawings etc. A fee of $250.00 is required for each deferred submittal. Permit Issuance Once…

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COVID-19 TEMPORARY OUTDOOR DINING

…and bars to operate in outdoor settings adjacent to their businesses. The program aims to allow establishments in Happy Valley to expand their accommodations and effectively maximize their social distancing options. The program has a streamlined permitting process and ensures that fire, life, and safety protocols are being met. Eligibility:…

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Community Events

Community Events In Happy Valley, we prescribe to the motto that a City that plays together stays together. We are all about planning fun activities and events that give neighbors, parents, schoolmates, and business owners opportunities to have fun together. 2020 Annual Events Dumpster Day – Canceled Saturday, June 13…

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Annexation Program

…of the property. Here is what makes up that difference: + $0.67 for City Services + $ 1.38 for dedicated Police Service Levy (voted on every five-years) – $0.70 for leaving the County’s Enhanced Law Enforcement District – $0.55 in overall County Taxes for joining a City = $0.80 total…

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Non-Residential & Commercial Submittal Guidelines

…application The Building Division will require a $1,000 initial plan review deposit. Complete permit fees will be assessed during plan review. Deferred submittals may be allowed and might include roof trusses, fire/ life safety, storefronts details, shelving, refrigeration manufacturer plans, fabricator/ shop drawings etc. A fee of $250.00 is required…

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Transportation Maintenance Fee FAQs

…needs, and then indexing it for inflation every year up to $11.01; or 3-Year: Setting an initial rate of $5.08 that would meet current needs for the first three years, then indexing it for inflation every three years after that up to $11.90. The City Council doesn’t take the implementation…

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Building Division

Building Division SDC Notice Rates Shown for New Dwelling Permits Increase in system development charges July 1, 2020 TSDC from $9,610 to 9,706 PSDC from $7,879 to $7,958 We make sure our community is built to last. Happy Valley Building Division ensures that all buildings are safe and meet the…

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Happy Valley Park

Happy Valley Park COVID-19 Park Updates COVID-19 Activities and Recreation For You COVID-19 Happy Valley Park Update Effective August 7, 2020 City’s Most Popular Park Happy Valley Park features (24) acres of wetlands. A boardwalk wanders through the wetlands allowing access to natures wonders. A paved pathway around the park…

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Planning Division Mission

…plans and subsequent development to maintain the natural beauty of the City of Happy Valley’s hillsides, trails, woodlands and scenic vistas. To promote both economic growth and the enhancement of the City of Happy Valley’s quality of life; safe and efficient modes of transportation; and, identification of land suitable for…

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Serving the Community

Serving the Community Aside from their top priorities to provide service for the preservation of life, the protection of property, and the general safety and well being of our citizens, the officers of Happy Valley Police Department are also focused on being strong community partners. Education is one of their…

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Interview with Sculptor Ben Dye

…that children emit without fear of judgement. So, Elation explores the kind of joy that surpasses mundane, situational happiness. It also contemplates when in life this natural ability fades or vanishes, and the possibility of recreating that state of mind. How long did it take to design and fabricate Elation?…

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COVID-19 Message from Mayor Ellis 3/20

COVID-19 Message from Mayor Ellis COVID-19 Information 3.20.20 As your Mayor, my thoughts are with everyone in this community. These are unprecedented times and the information seems like it is changing by the hour. While I wish I had all the answers, I know staying calm and following the recommendations…

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Happy Valley Book Group

…Foster Portfolio” by Kurt Vonnegut 9/10/2020: “The Night Garden” by Shruti Swamy 9/17/2020: “I Sing the Body Electric” by Ray Bradbury 9/24/2020: “An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge” by Ambrose Bierce 10/8/2020: “The Antique Ring” by Nathaniel Hawthorne 10/15/2020: “Safe Passage” by Ramona Ausubel 10/22/2020: “The Second Bakery Attack” by…

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PV/NC Appointed CAC

…The CAC will be comprised of a maximum of 13 individuals with broad and diverse interests. This committee was recruited and appointed by the City Council prior to the commencement of work on the PV/NC Comp Plan. Committee Meetings Committee%20Members,|Shelly%20Parini,Purple%20Finch%20Loop%20(Existing%20HV%20City%20Limits%20Resident)|Kenneth%20Rash,Foster%20Rd%20-%20Damascus|Steven%20Kent,Winston%20Rd%20-%20Damascus|Jim%20Hart,Vogel%20Way%20-%20Damascus|TJ%20Johnson,Virginia%20Ave%2FHemrich%20(Abundant%20Life%20Church%20Representative)|Barry%20Fox-Quamme,Cheldelin%20Rd%20-%20Damascus|Alan%20Shaw,Foster%20Rd%20-%20Damascus|Donald%20Hanna%20Jr,Foster%20Rd%20-%20Damascus|George%20Samaan,Denise%20Ct%20-%20Damascus%20(Diana%20Helm%20Representative)|Amanda%20Seybert,Hwy%20224%20-%20Damascus|Jim%20Syring,Foster%20Rd%20-%20Damascus|Lowell%20Patton,Hwy%20222%20-%20Damascus%2FCarver|Bruce%20Kayser%2FKayser-Cozzetto%20Family%20Trust,97th%20Ave%20-%20Clackamas%2FHappy%20Valley%20(Terry%20Wilson%20Representative) Meeting Agendas & Packets Meeting & Workshop Schedule (CAC Meetings…

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Friends of the Library

…a book sale at the library. The sale area is open the same hours as the Library. Most items are 50 cents and magazines are free. Support the Friends! Join the Friends for $10.00 a year. Sign up for Community Rewards fredmeyer.com/communityrewards by linking your Rewards card to Friends of…

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Public Art Committee

…include a higher education degree in art, art educators, or art as a professional vocation. Committee appointments carry a term length of up to two years, and all members are eligible for reappointment. Get involved, stay involved. Citizen Advisory Board Appointment Application Helpful Links Agendas, Minutes & Packets City Charter…

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Library Board

…are typically held at the Happy Valley Library at 6:00pm the fourth Tuesday of each month. While the library is closed, meetings are only on an as needed basis. Board%20Members,Term%20Expires|Keith%20Milsark,12%2F31%2F2021|Diane%20Morrow,12%2F31%2F2022|Al%20Matecko,12%2F31%2F2021|Jerry%20Dukleth,12%2F31%2F2021|Ray%20Kato,12%2F31%2F2022|Alan%20King,12%2F31%2F2022|Vacant,|Brett%20Sherman,Council%20Liaison Helpful Links Agendas, Minutes & Packets City Charter Council Rules City of Happy Valley Organizational Chart Strategic Plan Survey Results…

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Inclement Weather Services

…roads Serves as main connectors in the community, linking one subdivision to another Does not provide direct access to private property Priority 3 – Local Roads / Residential Low to medium traffic volume Within a subdivision Provides direct access to residences or private property Procedures for Inclement Weather Plowing is…

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City of Happy Valley Has a New Look

November 6, 2019

…find what you’re looking for faster? Our new mega menu was built to make navigating the new website a breeze. With an extra-large menu, you can quickly see more links, organized by department. Mobile Friendly With more and more people using their mobile phones to access our website, we made…

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COVID-19 Message from Mayor Ellis 3/25

COVID-19 Message from Mayor Ellis 3.25.20 A message from Happy Valley Mayor, Tom Ellis: The City Council Voted to Unanimously to Declare a State of Emergency.   I’m Tom Ellis Mayor of Happy Valley. I coming to you today to give you the latest news on the COVID-19 Pandemic. As…

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Traffic Calming

…negative impacts of traffic on neighborhood streets and to improve safety. This is a collaborative process involving the neighborhood residents, City staff, and emergency service agencies. View the following links to learn more about eligibility, funding, removal, and effects of traffic calming devices or to submit a request for a…

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City Overview

City Overview General Information Incorporation: 1965 County: Clackamas Location: Southeast of the City of Portland Population: 22,400 Zip Code: 97086 Nearest Major Highway, Distance: I-205, 3 miles Nearest Major City, Distance: Portland, 6 miles Income Median Household Income: $100,438 Per Capita Income: $45,280 Median Home Value: $390,600 Distance to Major…

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Community Services

…and our Annual Tree lighting event. Many local businesses choose to support these activities through sponsorship funds and the donation of their time. Our Community Services team also offers educational opportunities to local schools, including City Hall Tours, government education workshops, and more. Helpful LInks [page_submenu] Contacts [staff_list type=”manual” manual=”831,1289,178978″]…

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Page Not Found We were unable to find the page you requested. You can try searching or browsing for the page, or contact us for assistance. Back to Homepage Helpful Links City Hall Business Community…

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Teens

…Wednesdays, 5 – 6 pm Next meeting: March 3, 2021 – Play Drawful! Virtual teen meetups are a chance to chat, play games, and check in with other teens. All in grades 6 – 12 are welcome. Email youthlibrary@happyvalleyor.gov or subscribe to our teenspace newsletter for a link to the…

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Passport Service

…recommended that you also visit the U.S. Department of State’s passport site for complete information. [page_submenu] Passport Service Hours Passports Services are available from 9:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday. *Wednesday by Appointment Only (please call 503-783-3800 to schedule an appointment) Contact [staff_list type=”department” department='{“0″:”22”}’]…

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Inclement Weather Tips

February 12, 2021

WEATHER Tips: For some great information about how you can prepare, as well as what to expect when it comes to road clearing, be sure to check out the links below. Winter Weather Safety Inclement Weather Services Snow Removal Procedures Map Report a Weather Concern Clackamas County Emergency Management National…

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Public Works

…park buildings and athletic fields Maintenance of playground equipment, picnic facilities, and sport courts Maintenance of the City’s park equipment We keep Happy Valley connected through our preservation of roads, parks, trails, and public buildings. Helpful Links [page_submenu] Contact [staff_list type=”manual” manual=”1159″] 13910 SE Ridgecrest Rd Happy Valley, OR 97086…

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

March 23, 2020

Today, Governor Kate Brown issued a new order related to COVID-19. Please see the complete details of the order by following the link below. It is important to note that the City of Happy Valley continues to actively monitor information from local, state, and federal health officials and will provide…

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Marijuana Regulations in Happy Valley

…of these additional restrictions include a larger buffer from schools (2,000 feet), parks (1,000 feet), and day cares (500 feet). As a result, the draft regulations would limit retail sales to two general areas within the city. These areas are only located on Sunnyside Road in the vicinity of 172nd…

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Happy Valley Library

…783-3455, email, help form Youth Services: (503) 783-3454 or email Library News View All Winter Reading Program Our favorite books of 2020 No-Contact Printing Helpful Tax Links Request a Book Bundle Book Bundles Request here Need Books? Tell us what you like, and we’ll choose books we think you’ll love….

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Kids

…work best for your family. The survey’s short – three questions, all multiple choice, and not graded! Fill it out here. [ps2id id=’booklists’ target=”/]BOOKLISTS Looking for some reading inspiration? These lists are handcrafted by your librarians, complete with direct links to the library catalog so you can easily place holds…

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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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Superblock Project Road Closure

February 8, 2021

…and will begin Wednesday, Feb. 17. This is so the crews can take advantage of this drier weather as they try make some additional progress on the Ridgecrest Rd. excavation work. For more information, be sure to check out the information using the links below. Superblock Project Road Closure/Detour Map…

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Superblock Project

…the course of several years. The endeavor will offer contiguous sidewalks that link sections of Ridgecrest and 132nd and King Road and 147th. Purpose of this project is to increase safety of both pedestrians and motorists and provide more opportunities for everyone to enjoy a stroll around the area. The…

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COVID-19 Infographic 2

…virtually to programming posted to the Library’s Facebook page. You can also find links to other academic resources and activities that promote learning. Read More ⟢ SUPPORT FOR THE COMMUNITY Keep up with City news and stay connected to vital information related to programs, services, and ways you can help…

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Utility/Service Companies

Utility/Service Companies Comcast DIRECTV Frontier Frontier – Spanish Language Page COVID-19 Customer Help Portland General Electric (PGE) Garbage Hauling Boundary Map Waste Management Hoodview Garbage and Recycling Sunset Garbage Collection CenturyLink Comcast Frontier NW Natural Gas AT & T Comcast Clackamas County Service District #1 (CCSD#1) Clackamas River Water District…

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Engineering Division

…Design Standards. In addition, The Division reviews and issues Right of Way, Erosion Control and Site Grading/Development Permits. Pavement Maintenance Road Construction Map Bids & Proposals Our focus is to improve safety and convenience for citizens while protecting the environment and natural resources. Helpful Links [page_submenu] Contact [staff_list type=”manual” manual=”651,177593,189170,653,189171,10896″]…

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Neighborhood Parks & Trails

…Shelter Happy Valley Park Address: 13770 SE Ridgecrest Rd., Happy Valley, OR Acres: 32 Amenities: Baseball/Softball, Basketball, Soccer, Off-Leash Dog Area, Walking Trail, Picnic Facilities, Playground, Restrooms, Parking, Spray Ground Hidden Falls Nature Park Address: View Map for entrance points Acres: 21.3 Amenities: 0.84-mile multi-use paved trail, viewing areas of…

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Design Review Board

…Chart Board Members Bjorn Clouten, Chair 12/31/2022 Roland Iparraguirre, Vice Chair 12/31/2021 Sheila Ritz 12/31/2021 Kasey DeLucia 12/31/2022 Travis Olson 12/31/2022 Kirk Clagstone 12/31/2021 Mardi Wing 12/31/2021 Mayor Ellis Council Liaison Meetings are held in the council chambers at City Hall at 7:00 PM the last Wednesday of each month….

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Community Providers

…Valley. Services include: Wastewater collection and treatment Biosolids reuse Stormwater management on site sewage disposal Water quality and stream enhancement Sunrise Water Authority The City also has an IGA with Sunrise Water Authority. Sunrise Water Authority serves fresh, healthy water to a population of about 40,000 through 11,450 service connections….

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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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What’s Happening in Happy Valley Park?

June 25, 2020

…Advisory and Public Art Committees, and brings touches of whimsy and bursts of color. The effort aims to provide education about the impact water runoff has on our streams. Check out the link below for more information and keep your eyes open for more artwork in the Park! Learn More…

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Happy Valley Library Instagram

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Code Enforcement

Code Enforcement 3.25.20 Public Safety Director expands Neighborhood Watch program During this time, the City recognizes that our community members, especially local business owners, may be feeling concerned about the safety of their property and might appreciate some extra patrols specifically to their home or place of business. Happy Valley…

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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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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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Parks Advisory Committee

…of Happy Valley Organizational Chart Board Members Erin Bell 12/31/2021 Lois Weiss 12/31/2021 Adam Moorehead 12/31/2021 Mark Aasland 12/31/2022 Emily Roselle 12/31/2022 Glen Sachet 12/31/2021 Geri Naumcheff 12/31/2021 David Emami Council Liaison Meetings are held at city hall at 6:00 p.m. on the first monday of the month (as needed)….

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Parks and Recreation

…have the opportunity to try their hand at each role. Registration   Brixology LEGO(R) Engineering Apr. 10 – May 15, 10am-11am Saturday Ages 7-12 $90 Brixology sets the foundation for our next generation of makers! Learn about the exciting field of engineering as a Mad Scientist guides you and your…

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Planning Commission

…Board Members Josh Callahan, Chair 12/31/2022 Steve Smelser, Vice Chair 12/31/2021 Naomi Turrentine 12/31/2021 Donald Hanna 12/31/2022 Frank King 12/31/2022 Michael Morrow 12/31/2022 Avi Patel 12/31/2021 Mayor Ellis Council Liaison Meetings are held in the council chambers at City Hall at 7:00 PM on the second Tuesday of each month….

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Municipal Court

…1-800-452-8260. Helpful Links [page_submenu] We’re here to help you through the process of resolving your traffic or code violation. Driving Directions From I-205 Take the Sunnyside Road Exit Proceed east on Sunnyside Road (approximately three miles) to the stoplight at 162nd Avenue and enter the left-turn lane Turn left onto…

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New Year Message from the Mayor 2020

New Year Message from the Mayor 2020 January brings the beginning of a new year and decade for Happy Valley and I am excited for what’s to come. With the support of City Council and our amazing team of dedicated staff members, the City made many strides in 2019 that…

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