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Road Striping May 24 – 25

May 20, 2022

Final striping and pavement marking along SE 129th between SE Mountain Gate Rd. north to SE Scott Creek Lane is scheduled to be carried out Tuesday, May 24 and Wednesday, May 25. This means the roadway will close to vehicles and the detour will resume for a final time. This is the last closure required for ...  

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Mind the crosswalks: Happy Valley Police conducting pedestrian safety enforcement this Friday, May 20

May 18, 2022

Decoys will be taking to two specific crosswalks this Friday morning to make sure drivers are yielding to pedestrians. Drivers will notice CLEAR signage referring to the exercise as they approach the designated areas. The crosswalks to be utilized are located at SE King Rd. and Happy Valley Dr. (in front of HV Middle School ...  

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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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Update: Final paving tentatively scheduled for SE 129th

April 28, 2022

Final paving along SE 129th between SE Mountain Gate Rd. north to SE Scott Creek Lane is anticipated to be carried out the first week of May provided inclement weather remains at bay. This means the roadway will continue to be closed to vehicles and the detour will remain in place. Given the work is …  

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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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Dumpster Day Event – 2022

April 5, 2022

Community brings school zone safety to the forefront.

April 4, 2022

Paving planned for SE 129th Avenue beginning Wednesday, April 6.

March 30, 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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Road reopens at SE 129th Ave.

February 15, 2022

It's been quite the process, but SE 129th is open! Crews began letting traffic through in the late afternoon of Feb. 14. Mayor Tom Ellis (second from right), Council President David Golobay (center), and Public Works Director Chris Randall (far left), met up with the lead engineers and design team to commemorate the occasion. This ...  

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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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129th Project Progress

February 14, 2022

Road reopens at 129th Ave. It's been quite the process, but SE 129th is open! Crews began letting traffic through in the late afternoon of Feb. 14. Mayor Tom Ellis (second from right), Council President David Golobay (center), and Public Works Director Chris Randall (far left), met up with the lead engineers and design team ...  

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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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