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Road closure, 129th Avenue, update

September 23, 2022

Crews pivot, attempt to resume storm pipe replacement work following safety concerns - On Sept. 17, the City issued an emergency road closure on SE 129th Ave., so crews could repair a large trench area near an important storm pipe replacement project already underway just south of King Rd. The crews had unfortunately encountered unstable ...  

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JOIN OUR TEAM!

September 22, 2022

Our Community Service Officers (CSO) need an organized and detailed Administrative Assistant to support a variety of tasks related to data entry, case support, fielding calls, and processing paperwork for permits, applications, and licenses. The Admin Assistant will help our Officers truly maximize their time in the field as they respond to issues and follow ...  

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Councilor Emami, Ferguson Enterprises, donate $1,000 to Happy Valley Parks and Recreation Foundation

September 21, 2022

At the Sept. 20 City Council meeting, Councilor Emami presented Happy Valley Parks and Recreation Foundation with a $1,000 donation. As a City Councilor, Emami volunteers his time to serve in his position, but during the day, he is an Account Manager at Ferguson Enterprises. Earlier this year, Ferguson Enterprises dedicated the month of April ...  

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Leaf Drop events return to Happy Valley

September 12, 2022

Save the dates for 2022’s Leaf Drop events! City residents will have three Saturday opportunities to drop off seasonal yard debris (leaves, woody debris and grass clippings) at the HV Public Works building for FREE recycling, courtesy of Happy Valley Parks and Recreation. Residents are responsible for unloading and de-bagging their drop-off materials on-site. Saturday, …  

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SCAM ALERT!

September 8, 2022

Oktoberfest Saturday, October 8th

September 7, 2022

🥨 𝐓𝐢𝐬 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐬𝐞𝐚𝐬𝐨𝐧 𝐭𝐨 𝐖𝐢𝐞𝐬𝐧! In Munich, locals refer to Oktoberfest as the "Wiesn," so we're hopping on the wagon by breaking out the bratwursts and getting ready to polka! Saturday, October 8 marks the date of Happy Valley's return of Oktoberfest, so mark your calendars now and head to the link for all ...  

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Happy Valley Library Expansion Request for Proposal

September 2, 2022

Pipe repair near 129th and King Rd.

September 1, 2022

Heads up, Happy Valley! A failing storm pipe is set to be rerouted with work happening near SE 129th and King Rd. The work must be done when it is not raining due to the size of the drainageway, so crews are trying to work as quickly and efficiently as possible before the weather changes. ...  

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Pipe repair near 129th and King Rd.

August 31, 2022

Heads up, Happy Valley! A failing storm pipe is set to be rerouted with work happening near SE 129th and King Rd. The work must be done when it is not raining due to the size of the drainageway, so crews are trying to work as quickly and efficiently as possible before the weather changes. ...  

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New playground equipment headed to Happy Valley. Your levy dollars at work!

August 29, 2022

Progress is in motion as new play equipment at Happy Valley Park and Village Green Park nears installation. The previous play structures were removed in July to maximize the dry weather needed to prepare the area for the new equipment. Though the former structures were functional, evaluations concluded they would soon need safety updates and ...  

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Upcoming road closure between Sunnyside Road and Misty Drive

August 26, 2022

Heads up Happy Valley! Between Monday, Aug. 29 to Wednesday, Aug. 31, SE 157th Ave. between Sunnyside Road and Misty Drive will be completely closed, so crews can complete some important paving work as part of the City’s ongoing Street Maintenance Program. For more details about this project, head to https://www.happyvalleyor.gov/business/engineering-division/pavement-maintenance-2/. 157th Ave TCP

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Clackamas County urges households to place garbage bins out the night before

August 15, 2022

Given the projected extreme heat this week, garbage and recycling collection will likely begin earlier than usual in the morning to protect workers from the expected high temperatures. Please set your bins out the night before to ensure it is picked up. If your pickup is missed, please contact your collector directly.

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Summer Heat

August 15, 2022

WARM WEATHER INFORMATION FROM CLACKAMAS COUNTY Quick Links Cooling shelters in Clackamas County PGE outage maps TriMet alerts latest C-TRAN latest 211Info details here NOAA  scijinks- What is a HEAT WAVE?

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Paving improvements slated for SE 172nd Roundabout at Scouters Mountain Rd.

August 15, 2022

Flaggers are expected to direct traffic near the SE 172nd roundabout at Scouters Mountain Rd. between Aug. 22-25 as crews smooth out some of the currently existing pavement.  The contractor will be utilizing the approved traffic control plan. Flagging will be limited to 7am-6pm on these days. Please note this is a Clackamas County project. ...  

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City of Happy Valley presented with plaque by USS Oregon Commissioning Committee

August 11, 2022

The USS Oregon (SSN-793) is a nuclear powered attack submarine stationed with the United States Navy that will serve in Oregon’s honor. To place the USS Oregon into active service, many entities rallied together to support its commissioning. The City of Happy Valley was one of several entities in the State to help make the commissioning possible and today, ...  

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Council Corner

August 3, 2022

Message from the Mayor

August 3, 2022

Sunnyside Road paving starts Aug. 7

July 27, 2022

A smoother ride is coming to your neighborhood! Two miles of Sunnyside Road will be paved at night between 9 p.m. and 5 a.m., Aug. 7-Sept. 30, from Sunday evenings to Friday mornings, between 122nd Ave and 162nd Ave. The eastbound center turn lane at 169th Ave will also be extended for travelers turning north. ...  

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Would you like a neighborhood block party?

July 20, 2022

Is your neighborhood interested in holding a get together by way of a Neighborhood Block Party? This is a great way to coordinate some summertime fun and get to know the people in your immediate area. Residents can simply fill out our online form and submit it virtually for review. There is an option to ...  

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SE 172nd Ave. Widening and Infrastructure Improvements

July 18, 2022

Status Project is in design phase. Updated: July 11, 2022 Happy Valley has been developing at a rapid pace. Developing the infrastructure along 172nd Ave is a high priority for the city. 172nd Ave will be widened to five travel lanes between Misty Dr to Maple Hill Ln with added bike lanes, landscape strips and sidewalks. …  

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Thank you, National Charity League!

July 5, 2022

It’s been said what goes up must come down and that’s true for all of the 4th of July event decorations from yesterday’s festival. Our Parks and Recreation team has been out this morning at Happy Valley Park putting things away, and with us are some amazing volunteers from National Charity League, Inc – Sunnyside …  

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Council Corner

July 5, 2022

A message from the Mayor

July 5, 2022

Data collection at Happy Valley All-Abilities Park

June 29, 2022

Tell us what you think! Data collection at Happy Valley All-Abilities Park To provide meaningful experiences for your family, the local community, and beyond, Happy Valley Parks and Recreation is hopeful you will help provide some feedback about the All-Abilities Playground at Happy Valley Park.  As a National Demonstrate Site, this play area represents evidence-based ...  

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City of Happy Valley Parks Levy

June 28, 2022

Summer Happenings 2022

June 4, 2022

Mark those calendars! Summer is just around the corner and Happy Valley Parks and Recreation is announcing its summer line up of events. Between Dumpster Day, 4th of July, Summer Concerts, National Night Out, and even a Movie in the Park, there is something for everyone to enjoy. Check out the schedule of events below ...  

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CANDIDATE PACKET GENERAL ELECTION NOVEMBER 8, 2022

June 1, 2022

General Election November 8, 2022 Are you interested in running for Happy Valley City Council? City Council positions for mayor, position one (1) and position three (3) will be on the ballot for the November 8, 2022, General Election. Candidate packets are available on the city’s website as of June 1st. Elections for mayor and …  

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Council Corner

June 1, 2022

Message from the Mayor

June 1, 2022

Check out the 2022 Happy Valley Magazine!

May 5, 2022

Keep an eye on your mailbox because your copy of this year’s Happy Valley Magazine is headed your way! Created in partnership with the Happy Valley Business Alliance, this gorgeous publication highlights the best of Happy Valley and showcases a variety of happenings in the community.  Check it out online and find out why Happy ...  

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Happy Valley Parks and Recreation Foundation receives donation

April 6, 2022

Last fall, StarCycle continued a studio tradition with their 4th annual Under the Stars fundraising event. Monies raised benefited the Happy Valley Parks and Recreation Foundation, which helps bring beneficial recreational programming to community members who otherwise may not have access to such vital programs. On April 5, City Council joined StarCycle studio owners, Kelly …  

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Happy Valley resident honored with Distinguished Life Saving Award

April 6, 2022

On April 5, City Council took a moment to acknowledge Happy Valley resident, Marcus Week, and present him with the Distinguished Life Saving Award. On November 29, 2021, he was out for a walk when he noticed a local student was experiencing a serious mental health crisis and contemplating ending her life. Mr. Week stayed …  

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Community brings school zone safety to the forefront.

April 4, 2022

Groundbreaking event to celebrate Good Shepherd Village

March 28, 2022

Earlier today, Mayor Tom Ellis and City Councilor Brett Sherman helped celebrate the groundbreaking of Good Shepherd Village, an 11-acre property that will offer regulated affordable housing to individuals, families, veterans, and seniors. The project, which is led by Catholic Charities of Oregon, Caritas Community Housing Corporation, and several other partners, including Metro and Clackamas ...  

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Bids & Proposals Current Advertisement

March 28, 2022

Local student visits City Hall, talks with Mayor

March 23, 2022

Scouters Mountain 5th grader, Jayden Alvarado, made a special trip to City Hall today to meet Mayor Tom Ellis and take a tour of the municipal building. A vivacious self-starter, Alvarado was hopeful he could learn more about the City and the role of mayor, so he vocalized to his parents his interest in getting ...  

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Clackamas County to pave Sunnyside Road between 122nd Ave to 162nd Ave.

March 17, 2022

The County will be paving Sunnyside Road between 122nd Ave to 162nd Ave. beginning Summer 2022. Paving projects typically begin in June and are completed by end of August. For information about this project as well as scheduling updates, please refer to the Clackamas County road maintenance project page at https://www.clackamas.us/roads/workprogram.html. Please note, this is …  

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Welcome to Happy Valley, Benny’s Donuts!

March 9, 2022

What started out as a small garage operation catering to the college crowd in Corvallis, Benny's Donuts has become a true donut dream made in heaven with its third location opening right here in town. Located in the Happy Valley Town Center complex, you'll find hot and fresh made-to-order donuts with a variety of glazes ...  

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Message from Mayor Ellis – Veterans Memorial Grant

March 4, 2022

Mayors Message – Veterans Memorial 50 years ago, I volunteered to join the U.S. Coast Guard. The same week I reached this milestone, the City was awarded a grant to purchase and install a permanent art sculpture at the Veterans Memorial next to City Hall. In addition, the City’s plans call for a war timeline ...  

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Backyard Burn Season runs March 1 to June 15

March 1, 2022

The current backyard burn season opens today, March 1st and will tentatively close June 15th. City of Happy Valley residents must apply for a Backyard Burn permit. Please note, more than one acre of land is REQUIRED. Backyard burning permits do not apply to recreational fires (campfire, cooking fire or warming fires). Recreational fires are small and ...  

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New picnic shelters set for Happy Valley Park

February 14, 2022

Happy Valley Park shelters A and B (next to the All Abilities Park and the parking lot to the south by the volleyball court) began the process of getting a complete rebuild, just in time for spring and summer. The new shelters, which will start going up next month, will feature new flooring and weather ...  

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“If I Were Mayor, I Would….” contest

January 5, 2022

A Message from Mayor Ellis

January 3, 2022

Council Corner

January 3, 2022

Peace Tree planted near City’s Veterans Memorial Park

November 10, 2021

Peace Tree planted near City’s Veterans Memorial Park Earlier today, the City of Happy Valley planted a special ginkgo seedling grown from seeds collected in Hiroshima. The seeds came from trees that survived the atomic bombing of the Japanese city in 1945. Similar seedlings have also been planted around Oregon within the last several years, ...  

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Real Property Tax Explained

November 3, 2021

Real Property tax explained Curious what all those numbers and line items mean on your property tax statement? To help explain how your money is allocated, the City has put together a helpful breakdown.  

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Happy Valley paving projects in process

October 18, 2021

While the City generally aims to complete major paving projects prior to Labor Day, supply chain delays have created challenges and these projects are now slated to commence this week, continuing through the end of the month. This means some traffic delays may be experienced around town. Please be cautious and plan ahead. The graphic ...  

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Current Advertisements – 2021 TREE REPLACEMENT PROGRAM (CIP-04-21)

October 15, 2021

A Message from Mayor Ellis

September 27, 2021

Council Corner – October

September 27, 2021

September Council Corner

August 31, 2021

September Message from the Mayor

August 31, 2021

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 ...  

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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 ...  

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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 ...  

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

January 6, 2021

Council Corner

December 29, 2020

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

KXL.FM Morning Show Interview with Mayor Ellis on 5.14.20

May 19, 2020

Is it time to renew your dog license?

April 21, 2020

Message from Mayor Ellis 04.08.20

April 9, 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 ...  

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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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