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Concert in the Valley – July 22

July 20, 2021

Concert in the Valley July 15

July 12, 2021

Join us for round two as the City presents the second show in this year’s Concerts in the Valley series Lusted Road will be taking the stage on Thursday, July 15, so grab your picnic blanket or lawn chair and meet us at Happy Valley Park. This five-piece band specializes in classic and modern rock, …  

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Join us this Thursday, July 8, as we kick off Concerts in the Valley

July 7, 2021

We can’t wait to experience the feeling of live music again! Join us this Thursday, July 8, as we kick off Concerts in the Valley with Patrick Lamb & Hit Factory at Happy Valley Park. Be sure to stick around during intermission for a special performance by our first HV’s Got Talent contestants! Fun starts …  

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SE Verlie/147th road work

July 7, 2021
Heads up, Happy Valley! SE Verlie will be closed at 147th so crews can complete some final work associated with the Sunrise Water Authority reservoir construction. Specifically, catch basin collars will be adjusted and repaired along the median. Detour signs will be in place beginning Monday, July 12 through Friday, July 16 from 8am-5pm. Questions ...   Read More

City Summer Update

June 29, 2021
Due to the State’s restrictions because of the pandemic, the City is unable to proceed with its 2021 Family Festival and fireworks show. Given the extensive amount of planning and coordination this event takes, the decision follows ongoing concerns related to the City’s ability to effectively meet mandated health and safety rules established by the ...   Read More

Summer Concerts are Back!

June 24, 2021
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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 July block party? Be sure ...   Read More

Effective 6/23 8:00am – Clackamas Fire is enacting a High-Fire Danger Burn Ban

June 23, 2021
Effective June 23rd at 08:00am, Clackamas Fire is enacting a High-Fire Danger Burn Ban for all backyard, open burning, and agricultural burning. Upcoming high temperatures followed up with low humidity has the potential to create extreme fire behavior. This burn ban will be in effect until July 1st and will be re-evaluated then. The High-Fire ...   Read More

Heat Wave Safety Tips from Clackamas Fire District #1

June 23, 2021
With the heat wave continuing to bring some of the hottest temperatures of the year, Clackamas Fire would like to share a few safety tips: - Drink lots of water - Wear light-colored, lightweight clothes - Avoid midday sun - Exercise early or late - Never leave children or pets in a parked vehicle - ...   Read More

129th Project Progress

June 22, 2021
Earlier this month, the stretch of SE 129th Avenue from SE Mountain Gate Road north to SE Scott Creek Lane was closed, officially commencing a major road project that aims to bring significant safety improvements to this area. While residents may not be able to see past the traffic barricades just yet, crews are hard ...   Read More

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

June 14, 2021
The backyard burn season's last day is Tuesday, June 15. Oregon Department of Forestry (ODF) is moving into regulated fire season beginning June 16. This means, Clackamas Fire District #1 will not allow any backyard burning or issuance of burn permits during the time ODF has declared fire season.  Agricultural growers may still receive a ...   Read More

If I were Mayor, I would…2021 winners announced

June 1, 2021

Council Corner – Congratulations Graduates!

June 1, 2021

Park Safety

May 25, 2021
A kind reminder about Park safety As warmer weather begins to take hold, City parks and trails will be bustling with activity. We know spending time outdoors is great for mental and physical health, and our City parks offer the perfect outlet for exercise and some much needed fun in the sun. Here are some ...   Read More

Bids & Proposals – Current Advertisement

May 24, 2021

City celebrates Public Works team

May 17, 2021

May 16 through 22 marks National Public Works Week, a time to recognize those across the United States who provide and maintain city infrastructure and maintenance services. A primary goal of the celebratory week includes educating the general public about the value and necessities of public works projects and to call attention to the importance of public works …  

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Dumpster Day 2021

April 15, 2021

Veterans Memorial Groundbreaking

March 22, 2021
On March 17, a small group gathered to celebrate the groundbreaking of the a Veteran's Memorial, which will be built within the plaza next to City Hall. The dedicated area will utilize the labyrinth that currently exists and will symbolize a “walk with veterans.” Additional features will include benches and lighted flags for each branch ...   Read More

Effective Feb. 26, Clackamas County moves to “Moderate Risk” level

February 24, 2021

Reopening Clackamas County | Clackamas County

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New Covid-19 guidelines go into effect 2/12/21

February 9, 2021
Starting this Friday, Feb. 12, new parameters related to indoor dining and recreation will go into effect for Clackamas County. Since November, Clackamas County has been categorized in the Extreme Risk level, however in a statement today, Tuesday, Feb. 9, Governor Brown indicated the County had successfully met criteria to move to the High Risk ...   Read More

A message from City Council

January 20, 2021

Last week, Happy Valley’s City Council united together to condemn the racist comments made by newly elected Clackamas County Commissioner, Mark Shull. The Council values the diversity of our community and the inclusion of all voices and is adamant that sentiments of hate and intolerance are unacceptable. Together, Council joins other elected officials throughout the …  

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Councilors take oath of office

January 6, 2021
At the January 5th City Council meeting, incumbent David Golobay and David Emami took the Oath of Office and were officially sworn in during a virtual ceremony that commemorates the beginning of their new terms. Additionally, David Golobay was nominated and voted in as the new Council President, a role previously held by Councilor Brett ...   Read More

ODOT safety project on OR 224 at Goosehollow Drive beginning January 14

January 6, 2021

Council Corner

December 29, 2020

City Council commemorates groundbreaking of Superblock project phase II

December 18, 2020
On Dec. 18, City Council gathered to officially kick off the Superblock project’s phase II efforts. The project continues work that will widen traffic lanes and create new curbs and sidewalks. When completed, the Superblock will allow for safer transportation for both motorists and those traversing the area by foot or other mobility devices. For ...   Read More

Business Recovery Centers for Clackamas County

December 7, 2020
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) Read More

ROAD CONSTRUCTION – Superblock Project set to begin Phase II, 12/7 – 12/18

December 4, 2020
Construction activities for Phase II of the Superblock Pedestrian Improvements Project will begin Monday, Dec. 7 and are slated to continue through Friday, Dec. 18. This phase of the project involves the installation of sidewalk, curb and gutter, along with lane widening, grinding and paving on the south side of King Rd. from Melita Dr. ...   Read More

A Message from the Mayor – Year in Review

November 30, 2020

Former City of Damascus properties are eligible for annexation

November 20, 2020

Due to the recent court decision, Deyoung v St of Or challenge to SB 226, properties located in the former City of Damascus are now again eligible for annexation to the City of Happy Valley. Learn more about the annexation process.

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Message from Mayor Ellis

November 19, 2020

Taking Care of City Park Trees

November 4, 2020

Covid-19 Happy Valley Park Update Effective August 7, 2020

August 7, 2020

KXL.FM Morning Show Interview with Mayor Ellis on 5.14.20

May 19, 2020

New Dog Park Rules

April 29, 2020

Due to emerging concerns related to the transmission of COVID-19 via pets, the City of Happy Valley has updated its dog park rules in efforts to comply with current CDC recommendations. Effective Thursday, April 30, dog park areas at Happy Valley Park will be limited to one (1) family at a time. Family is defined …  

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Is it time to renew your dog license?

April 21, 2020

Message from Mayor Ellis 04.08.20

April 9, 2020

HV Police Offer Prescription Pick-Up & Delivery

April 2, 2020

Message from Mayor Ellis

April 1, 2020

COVID-19 Message from Mayor Ellis

March 25, 2020

Mayor Ellis joined KOIN 6 AM Extra this morning

March 16, 2020

Mayor Ellis joined KOIN 6 AM Extra this morning to talk about all things Happy Valley. In the weekly segment called Mayor Monday, anchor Jenny Hansson conducted today’s interview, covering issues related to the City’s managed growth, our upcoming parks and recreation program, and what we’re doing currently in response to COVID-19. Click photo below …  

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City’s Superblock Project Phase 1 Completed!

February 13, 2020

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 the chance to play, grow ...   Read More

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

October 21, 2019

In August, a jury of residents from throughout Clackamas County awarded the return of $18,078,238 to the City of Happy Valley, based on a breach of contract for the County’s failure, acting as the North Clackamas Parks and Recreation District (NCPRD), to build parks for which city residents paid. More recently, the Judge in the …  

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Veterans Memorial to Be Built at Happy Valley City Hall

May 1, 2019

Veterans Memorial to be built at Happy Valley City Hall City receives state grant to fund Memorial components HAPPY VALLEY, Oregon – On May 1, the City of Happy Valley was awarded a Veterans and War Memorial Grant from the Oregon Parks and Recreation Commission to construct a new veterans’ memorial adjacent to Happy Valley …  

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