Dumpster Day 2021

April 15, 2021

UPDATE – Traffic Alert Beginning 4.06.21 – DELAYED

April 2, 2021
UPDATE -  Heads up, Happy Valley! Starting Monday, Apr. 12, final paving work related to the Crossroads East project will begin near the intersection of SE 172nd/Vogel/Misty between 9am-2:30pm. Flaggers will be directing traffic, but travelers are highly encouraged to use alternate routes as work crews will need to delay traffic on Vogel/Misty for upwards ...   Read More

2021 Youth Council Rx Take-Back

April 1, 2021
2021 RX DRUG TAKE BACK The Happy Valley Youth Council has organized Rx Drug Turn-In events as a part of their commitment to the well-being of the community. The previous years’ efforts have in total brought in over 5,000 pounds of drug items.  Too often, unused prescriptions or over the counter medications find their way ...   Read More

A Message from the Mayor – April, 2021

March 29, 2021

Council Corner – April, 2021

March 29, 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

Current Planning Counter Walk-In Coverage and Hours

March 10, 2021

City Hall is open – appointment suggested

March 8, 2021

City Hall is open to the public. Space in the lobby is limited and virtual or phone appointments are encouraged. To guarantee your spot in person, we encourage you to make an appointment by calling the front desk at 503-783-3800. If you know the party you wish to schedule an appointment with, you can also …  

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New – Commercial Rent Relief Program

March 4, 2021
Commercial Rent Relief Program The Oregon Legislative Emergency Board on January 8, 2021, allocated $100 million to fund a new Commercial Rent Relief Program to provide financial assistance to small businesses and landlords adversely affected by economic conditions as a direct result of the COVID-19 pandemic. The program will open for applications on March 8, ...   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

Superblock Project Road Closure

February 8, 2021
Update 2/8: Due to weather forecast, this project is anticipated to resume Feb. 17. Stay tuned for more details. Heads up, Happy Valley! Change of plans! Sidewalk preparations and installation at SE 132nd (just off Ridgecrest Rd.) is being rescheduled and will begin Wednesday, Feb. 17. This is so the crews can take advantage of ...   Read More

SE 129th Avenue Road Improvements

February 3, 2021
SE 129th Avenue preps for road improvements Starting Monday, Feb. 8, SE 129th Avenue from Mountain Gate Road north to SE Scott Creek Lane will be closed while crews remove some trees and shoulder vegetation in preparation for a major road improvement project slated to begin later this year. The road is anticipated to be ...   Read More

Attention Sculpture Artists!

January 28, 2021
With the help of Clackamas County Arts Alliance, the Happy Valley Public Art Committee would like to invite artists to apply for consideration to be featured in the 2021-2023 City Hall Rotating Sculpture Garden program. The application process officially begins next Monday, Feb. 1! Chosen sculptures will be displayed around the exterior of City Hall ...   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

Holiday Contest “Shop Local Happy Valley” – Contest Runs Dec. 2-30, 2020

December 2, 2020

A Message from the Mayor – Year in Review

November 30, 2020

Council Corner – Election Results

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

Gov. Brown announced 2 week pause on social gatherings starting Wednesday, Nov. 11

November 10, 2020

Taking Care of City Park Trees

November 4, 2020

Wildfires 2020

September 9, 2020

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

August 7, 2020

New face mask mandate for kids effective July 24

July 22, 2020

At a press conference this morning, Governor Kate Brown issued some new mandates that will go into effect this Friday, July 24. Read more

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Covid-19 Emergency Business Grant Round 2

July 14, 2020

Happy Valley Parks and Recreation kicks off inaugural season

July 1, 2020

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 and Public Art Committees, and …  

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Happy Valley Park Update

June 5, 2020

Considering the Governor’s reopening guidelines for outdoor recreation, the City of Happy Valley’s skate park and tennis courts at Happy Valley Park will reopen, effective Saturday, June 6, 2020 at noon. Visitors utilizing these areas within the Park are asked to maintain physical distancing and follow the posted signs related to maximum occupants. The skate …  

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Congratulations to the 2020 “If I Were Mayor, I Would…” Contest Winners

June 3, 2020

2020 Census is HIRING!

May 22, 2020

Urgent Hiring Update from the 2020 Census! We are Hiring! We are calling applicants starting May 19 for our $18/hour jobs and will continue to do so until we’ve hit our goals, probably within 10 days. Training will be in July, with work starting in August, just after the COVID 19 unemployment supplement is set …  

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Clackamas County Approved For Phase 1 Reopening

May 22, 2020

COVID-19 Impact Survey Results

May 20, 2020

Current Advertisement

May 20, 2020

KXL.FM Morning Show Interview with Mayor Ellis on 5.14.20

May 19, 2020

What Can Begin Opening on 5.15.20?

May 15, 2020

You may see some additional Happy Valley shops begin opening as May 15 marked the day when retail stores in Oregon, with exception of indoor shopping malls, have been given the green light by the Governor to reopen. This is provided they can comply with the updated requirements from the Oregon Health Authority. The return of retail …  

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Clackamas Fire Updates from Chief Charlton

May 7, 2020

Volunteer Opportunity!

April 30, 2020

Have you been looking for a way to help someone in need? We know Happy Valley residents are eager to find ways to support the community, so we wanted to share with you an upcoming opportunity via The Salvation Army Portland Metro. The group is specifically looking for help distributing food boxes on Friday, May …  

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COVID-19 Business Resource Booklet Updated 4.30.20

April 30, 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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City Council approves Resolution 20-13 offering Emergency Small Business Grants

April 23, 2020

Is it time to renew your dog license?

April 21, 2020

Join in Happy Valleys I SPY scavenger hunt

April 17, 2020

Message from Mayor Ellis 04.08.20

April 9, 2020

Fire Districts Ask Residents to Stop Outdoor Burning

April 8, 2020

HV Police Offer Prescription Pick-Up & Delivery

April 2, 2020

Wondering what those large X’s in Happy Valley Park are?

April 2, 2020

Wondering what those large X’s in Happy Valley Park are? We’ve got your answer! The City is working with an engineering firm to conduct a survey of the park. It will be gathering some mathematical information to help us figure out the feasibility of putting in artificial turf fields and will be using these giant …  

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Message from Mayor Ellis

April 1, 2020

City checking in with local businesses

March 26, 2020

Following the Governor’s order earlier this week, the City has been working collaboratively with business owners to ensure local businesses stay on top of the latest mandates. Starting Friday, March 27, it will be checking in with businesses and construction sites to see which ones remain open and making sure they are compliant with the …  

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COVID-19 Message from Mayor Ellis

March 25, 2020

City Update 3.25.20 

March 25, 2020

City Update 3.25.20 12:02 PM The safety of our residents, businesses, and City staff continue to be our top priority. The following outlines City services and facilities currently impacted: City Hall will be closed to the public until further notice. City employees will be working remotely as much as possible and staff will be continuing …  

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COVID-19 Public Service Announcement

March 24, 2020

A message from Happy Valley Director of Public Safety, Steve Campbell: On behalf of the Happy Valley Emergency Operations Center (EOC), I want to stress that the safety of our residents is our top priority and the EOC team is meeting daily to collect critical information, and coordinate with local governments in response to COVID-19. …  

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Library Closed Until Further Notice

March 24, 2020

Library Closure Notice The Happy Valley Library is closed until further notice. We are committed to doing our part to help keep our community healthy by helping prevent the spread of COVID-19. More Information

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Governor Kate Brown 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 further updates as they arise. Please stay …  

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COVID-19 & HV Police

March 21, 2020

Our Happy Valley Police Department is actively patrolling the City and working diligently to keep our community safe. HV Police are keeping an eye on local businesses.

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COVID-19 Message from Mayor Ellis

March 20, 2020

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Happy Valley Park Update

March 18, 2020

The City of Happy Valley has made the critical decision to temporarily update the rules at Happy Valley Park amid the quickly evolving COVID-19 situation. While being outside, exercising, and burning energy is certainly important for everyone during this time, we believe we have a responsibility to create some explicit parameters that will better allow …  

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COVID-19 City Update 3.17.20

March 17, 2020

City Update 3.17.20 5:00 p.m. At the City, our focus is, as always, on the health and safety of our employees, residents, and community. We believe it is our responsibility to take precautions and do what we can to help minimize the spread of COVID-19. In light of this rapidly changing situation, we have made …  

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Important Update regarding the Happy Valley Library

March 17, 2020

Happy Valley Library Due to the rapidly evolving situation related to COVID-19, the Happy Valley Library will no longer be offering materials on hold for pick up after today. Materials are available for pick up today, Tuesday, March 17 until 5:00pm. Library staff are absolutely committed to helping keep our community healthy and taking active …  

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Message from Mayor Ellis – Coronavirus Update March 16, 2020

March 16, 2020

3.16.20 In light of the current situation involving COVID-19, I have been working closely with our City Manager and our emergency response team so that we stay up to date with the recommendations and directives set forth by officials at the local, state, and federal levels. The health and safety of our community is our …  

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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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“If I were Mayor, I would…” Contest

March 2, 2020

Know a student with big ideas, a compassionate heart, or a mature world-view? The Oregon Mayor’s Association invites you to enter the “If I were Mayor…” Contest. Details  

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City’s Superblock Project Phase 1 Completed!

February 13, 2020

PV/NC Comprehensive Plan, please SAVE THE DATE!

February 3, 2020

For those interested in the Pleasant Valley/North Carver Comprehensive Plan, please SAVE THE DATE! The next Community Advisory Committee (CAC) meeting is scheduled for Thursday, Feb. 27th. This will be the final CAC meeting as the technical part of the Comprehensive Plan is starting to wrap up. This is a great opportunity to hear about …  

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Special Visitors Take Tours at City Hall

December 2, 2019

The city welcomed 2nd graders from Christ the King, their teachers and parent volunteers to City Hall for a tour through the various departments, where they observe and learn how a city operates. Tours are led by Community Services staffers Steve Campbell and Stephani Hern. The big finish includes a mock City Council meeting and …  

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City of Happy Valley Has a New Look

November 6, 2019

After several months of hard work and dedication, we are excited to officially announce the launch. Our goal with this new website is to provide our visitors with an effective way to be involved and informed about the City of Happy Valley and also to help our visitors to find what they are looking for quickly and easily.

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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 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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Dedicated Police Services

August 22, 2019

With dedicated police services, residents in Happy Valley experience law enforcement 24/7/365. Here to help keep you and your family safe, Happy Valley police officers are part of our close-knit community and this beautiful city we call home.

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Clackamas County Jury Awards the Return of $18 Million Dollars to City of Happy Valley

August 21, 2019

On August 16, 2019 a Clackamas County jury awarded the return of $18,078,238 to the City of Happy Valley. This resulted from a breach of contract by the North Clackamas Parks and Recreation District (NCPRD). When Happy Valley residents voted in favor of joining NCPRD in 2006, both parties signed a contract requiring development fees …  

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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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