Clackamas County Jail Deputy Recruit Opportunity

January 11, 2022

129th Project Progress

January 10, 2022

01.10.22 Road construction project nearing completion Safety improvements on SE 129th Ave. between SE Mountain Gate Road north to SE Scott Creek Lane are getting closer to wrapping up. At the time of print, the City anticipates reopening the road to traffic Feb. 1. Inclement weather and material delays led to significant setbacks, which affected ...  

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Valentine’s Day Blood Drive

January 6, 2022

Show your love this Valentine's Day City to host upcoming blood drive The City of Happy Valley has partnered with the Red Cross to offer a way for people in the community to help those in need. About thirty minutes is all it takes to save a life and your blood could mean all the ...  

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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

Leaf Drop Events – 3 dates this fall!

September 27, 2021

Happy Valley’s Public Works Department is again offering three days this fall when you can drop off your yard debris at no cost to you. City residents will have three Saturday opportunities to drop off seasonal yard debris (leaves, woody debris and grass clippings) at the Public Works building for free recycling. Saturday, October 2, ...  

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A Message from Mayor Ellis

September 27, 2021

Council Corner – October

September 27, 2021

September is National Preparedness Month

September 14, 2021

Emergency Preparedness: Prepare to Protect The month of September is dedicated to Emergency Preparedness, so understanding how to be proactive is key to being ready for whatever might occur. Here in the Northwest, we are fortunate to live in a beautiful area, but there are also inherent risks with the location. The Northwest has been ...  

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With school back in session

September 7, 2021

With school back in session, it is important to be extra careful as you maneuver the roads. Here are some quick reminders to help keep everyone safe as students head back to the classroom. Watch for school zones: It is easy to forget about the school zones after such a long break of not having to ...  

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Road Construction – Sept. 6 – Nov. 1

September 1, 2021

Heads up, Happy Valley! A traffic roundabout is gearing up to be installed at SE 172nd Avenue and newly developed SE Scouters Mountain Road. The upcoming construction, which includes road widening and paving, will impact traffic and require SE 172nd Ave. to be closed to through traffic in both directions from SE Troge Road to ...  

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September Council Corner

August 31, 2021

September Message from the Mayor

August 31, 2021

Concert in the Valley – August 26th

August 23, 2021

Summer may be coming to an end, but we've got one more concert to enjoy! Join us this Thursday at Happy Valley Park as Ian James closes the 2021 series with his soulful voice and uplifting energy. And be sure you stick around during intermission to find out who this year's HV's Got Talent show ...  

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Upcoming Slurry Seal Treatments

August 18, 2021

Beginning Thursday, Aug. 19, crews will applying slurry seal treatments to identified residential streets. This application helps preserve and protect the underlying pavement structure and provide a new driving surface. Residents affected have already been notified, but the map provides an overview of the work to be done. Please note: It is important to stay …  

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Concert in the Valley – August 19

August 16, 2021

It’s the beginning of a new week and that means another Concert in the Valley is headed our way! Join us at Happy Valley Park this Thursday night as @bridgetowngetdown takes the stage. This popular cover band will be helping us celebrate Volunteer Appreciation Night as well, so be sure to stick around as we …  

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Need to cool off?

August 11, 2021

Need to cool off? The Splash Pad at Happy Valley Park is definitely an option! The feature runs daily from 9am-8pm. Pro tip: If you find it to not be running during those hours, double check the timer located on the wall nearest the restrooms. It will time out periodically to conserve water in case …  

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Concert in the Valley – August 12

August 9, 2021

Concert in the Valley – August 5

August 2, 2021

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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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 ...  

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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 ...  

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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 - ...  

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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 ...  

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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 ...  

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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

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 ...  

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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

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 ...  

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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)

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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. ...  

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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 ...  

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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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