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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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Read and Celebrate El Día de los Muertos

Day of the Dead is a holiday full of symbolism and traditions that are meticulously practiced in Mexico, Latin America and some European countries. Beautiful memorial altars are made to honor the dead, decorated with calaveras (sugar skulls), marigolds, photos, and delicious foods.

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Planning Commission Meeting – Hybrid

Pleasant Valley/North Carver Comprehensive Plan (PVNC) Meeting – Hybrid

Planning Commission Work Session – Hybrid

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Happy Valley Proposed Parks Levy

Happy Valley Proposed Parks Levy P&R Levy1 P&R Levy2 HV Parks Levy 2022 BALLOT FAQs For Previous Informational resources Happy Valley Parks & Recreation →

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Latinx Reads for Adults

Here are some recommended titles selected to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month and Latinx lives. Click on any book cover to go to the catalog to find the books and to place holds. NONFICTION Cuba: An American History by Ada Ferrer  A Professor of History and Latin American and Caribbean Studies at New York University provides ...  

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Traffic and Public Safety Meeting – CANCELED

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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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Leaf Drop

Leaf Drop  City residents will have the opportunity 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. The Public Works building is located at 13910 …  

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Leaf Drop

Leaf Drop  City residents will have the opportunity 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. The Public Works building is located at 13910 …  

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Leaf Drop

Leaf Drop events return to Happy Valley 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 …  

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CERT Happy Valley

CERT Happy Valley

CERT Happy Valley What is CERT? CERT is a FEMA program consisting of local volunteers who are trained to respond to the hazards that may impact their area when professional responders are not immediately available to help. These volunteers can support and train residents in basic disaster response skills, such as fire safety, general search ...  

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Veteran’s Memorial Task Force – Hybrid

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Public Art Committee – Hybrid

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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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Oktoberfest

Latinx Voices in Chapter Books

In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, we are highlighting some recent notables by Latinx authors.  The Library endeavors to represent the diverse perspectives that make up our community and world all year long, but during this time we spotlight some phenomenal Latinx authors.

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Latinx Voices in Picture Books

Here’s a sampling of stellar, recent picture books by Hispanic American creators.  The umbrella term “Hispanic Americans” encompasses Americans with roots in Mexico, Central America, South America, the Spanish-speaking nations of the Caribbean, and Spain, a group far too numerous and diverse to do justice to in a short book list. That said, we’ve endeavored to highlight a wide variety of new titles in the hope that you find some books here to share with the children in your life. 

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Labor Day – In observance of Labor Day, City offices and Happy Valley Library will be closed Monday, September 5.

Happy Valley Library Expansion Request for Proposal

September 2, 2022

Marco Zawadzki

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 129th King Rd

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

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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Back to School

Celebrate the milestone of a new school year with books!

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Splash Pad

Splash Pad THE SPLASH PAD AT HAPPY VALLEY PARK WILL RUN DAILY FROM 9AM - 8PM, MEMORIAL DAY THROUGH SEPTEMBER 18TH THIS YEAR. Did you know the splash pad is on a timer? During the summer it is hard to tell because the Splash Pad stays plenty busy, but it will turn off after 30 minutes ...  

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Notice of Receipt of Ballot Title for the November 8, 2022 General Election

Proposed Amendments HV Municipal Code

Proposed Amendments to the Happy Valley Municipal Code

Proposed Amendments to the Happy Valley Municipal Code Proposed Amendments to the Happy Valley Municipal (Land Development) Code To assist in maintaining a high-quality community, the City Council (Council) has been reviewing existing provisions of Title 16 of the Happy Valley Municipal Code (HVMC), also known as the Land Development Code (LDC).  The Council considered ...  

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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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Oktoberfest 2022

Oktoberfest SAVE THE DATE! Saturday, Oct. 8th Happy Valley Park 11am - 9pm Break out the bratwursts and let’s polka! October will soon be upon us and that means Happy Valley Parks and Recreation is preparing for the highly anticipated return of Oktoberfest. Complete with pumpkins, wagon rides, and plenty of kid friendly activities, Oktoberfest ...  

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Council Corner

August 3, 2022

Message from the Mayor

August 3, 2022

Parks Advisory Special Meeting

Agenda

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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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Shayne Runyan

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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City Council Executive Session

Agenda Executive Session pursurant to ORS 192.660(2)(h) To consult with counsel concerning the legal rights and duties of a public body with regard to current litigation or litigation likely to be filed. 

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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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Public Art Committee – Hybrid

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Coding Camp Resources

With step-by-step tutorials, fun facts, and empowering stories, these books immerse you in the world of STEM. To try out coding and robotics yourself, visit the websites below and start creating.

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Urban Renewal Agency Work Session – Hybrid

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Kacy Cullen

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

RecMobile

Traveling RecMobile! Play Happy, Be Happy! Follow the RecMobile to A Park Near YOU! We are making fun a habit with a traveling playground! Join our Parks and Rec. crew at select parks throughout the valley for tons of fun! The RecMobile will travel from park to park on announced schedule, where Parks and Rec. ...  

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Happy Valley Park closed to vehicles

Happy Valley Park closed to vehicles

Happy Valley Park will also be CLOSED to vehicles July 5 until noon as crews clean up and bigger items are taken down or relocated.

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Happy Valley Park closed to vehicles

Happy Valley Park will be CLOSED TO VEHICLES all day July 3 as crews and vendors set up AND July 4 for the event itself. Visitors are welcome to enter the park by foot, so please plan accordingly if you anticipate bringing items into the park that would need to be carried.

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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

parks levy

City of Happy Valley Parks Levy

City of Happy Valley Parks Levy Enriching lives in Happy Valley We love our parks and recreation in Happy Valley. With voter approval, parks maintenance and recreation programs are fully funded by the Happy Valley Parks Levy. Revenue helps protect and maintain such amenities as fields, playgrounds, trails, and picnic shelters, and provides funding for ...  

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Wild Goose Chase 2022

Wild Goose Chase 2022 Explore the Library ExploreAsk a Librarian Search Catalog My Account E-Books Storytimes Facebook Instagram Videos Hours Sun & Mon: 10am-6pm Tues, Wed & Thurs: 10am-8pm Fri & Sat: 10am-6pmNewsletters Sign Up Sign up for our weekly newsletters. Sign up Youth Services Blog Sign up to receive our blog posts in your ...  

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All staff meeting – City facilities will be closing at noon

LGBTQ+ Chapter Books

Here’s a selection of recent chapter books that feature LGBTQ+ kids, parents, and community.  We welcome rainbow families in our library and represent them in our collections!

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Juneteenth: Honoring Black History and Culture with Picture Books

The Juneteenth holiday is a time to celebrate as well as a time to examine our history, to reflect on the legacy of slavery, and to look toward the future.  Here are some picture books by Black authors and artists that celebrate African American culture, resistance and achievement.

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Concerts in the Park (Library)

Rhythm Culture Reggae

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Concerts in the Park (Library)

The Sherry Summerville Band Jazz Vocalist

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Concerts in the Park (Library)

Pa’lante /Latin jazz

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Concerts in the Park (Library)

Kivett Bednar Band Blues

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Concerts in the Park (Library)

Return Flight Funk/Pop/Rock

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concerts in the valley 2022

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Movie in the Park

Movie in the Park Movie in the Park Presented by Happy Valley Parks and Recreation & Happy Valley Library Friday, August 12, 2022 Village Green Park 13786 SE Sieben Park Way | 9 p.m.-11 p.m. As the Library’s Concert in the Park comes to a close, that’s your cue to grab a blanket and get ...  

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LGBTQ+ Picture Books

Here’s a selection of recent picture books that feature LGBTQ+ parents, kids, and communities.  We welcome rainbow families in our library and represent them in our collections!

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Traffic and Public Safety Meeting – CANCELED

Hearing Officer – Hybrid

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Angie Chubok

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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Moonlight Movie Night

As the Library’s Concert in the Park comes to a close, that’s your cue to grab a blanket and get ready to enjoy a family friendly film under the stars. This summer’s featured film is none other than Walt Disney Animation Studios’ Encanto. An instant hit among all ages, Encanto tells the tale of an …  

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National Night Out

Join us Tuesday, Aug. 2 at Happy Valley Park for National Night Out, a nationwide event that serves to build relationships between residents and promote police-community partnerships. The event also fosters connections with other first responders, including those from Clackamas Fire District #1, the Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office and a myriad of local organizations that …  

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July 4th Family Festival

Leaf Drop

Leaf Drop at Public Works Although the Dumpster Day bins are not able to take things like leaves or branches, residents can drop off seasonal yard debris (leaves, woody debris and grass clippings) at the Public Works building for free recycling. This is a great way to dispose of any remaining branches or debris left over …  

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Concert in the Valley – Ian James

Concert in the Valley – Son De Cuba

Concert in the Valley – Dancehall Days

Concert in the Valley – Britnee Kellogg

Concert in the Valley – Norman Sylvester

Concert in the Valley – Gabriel Cox

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

Urban Renewal Agency Meeting – Hybrid

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Pride Month Reads for Adults

These are some recommended titles selected to celebrate Pride Month and LGBTQIA+ lives. Click on any book cover to go to the catalog to find books, ebooks & audiobooks, and to place holds. NONFICTION The Third Person by Emma Grove This riveting graphic memoir from newcomer Emma Grove is drawn in thick, emotive lines, with ...  

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Summer Reading List 2022

Summer Reading List 2022 Jump to: Picture Books  |  Early Readers  |  Chapter Books Young Teens  |  Teens Adult Fiction  |  Adult Non-Fiction There is something special about reading during the long days of summer. Take a look at some new books we are recommending or wanting to read ourselves for the summer of 2022, ...  

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Summer Reading Program 2022

SUMMER READING 2022 Explore the Library ExploreAsk a Librarian Search Catalog My Account E-Books Storytimes Facebook Instagram Videos Hours Sun & Mon: 10am-6pm Tues, Wed & Thurs: 10am-8pm Fri & Sat: 10am-6pmNewsletters Sign Up Sign up for our weekly newsletters. Sign up Youth Services Blog Sign up to receive our blog posts in your inbox. ...  

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Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders – Books for Adults

Here is a selection of outstanding recent books representing the history and culture of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI). Click on any book cover to go to the catalog to find books, ebooks & audiobooks, and to place holds. NONFICTION Speak, Okinawa by Elizabeth Miki Brina An American woman whose parents met in U.S.-occupied ...  

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Great Outdoors

Oregon is an amazing state to explore from beaches to mountains, ancient forests to caves! Here’s our collection of resources for exploring, including some fun books to get you and yours excited about outdoor adventures, wherever they may take you.

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Public Art Committee – Hybrid

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Asian and Pacific Islander Voices

Looking for some great books by and about people of Asian and Pacific Islander heritage? Here are some of our favorites to get you started.

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New Children’s Graphic Novel Spotlight – Spring 2022

Housecat Trouble, Creepy Cat, Katie the Catsitter… lots of cat-themed Graphic Novels this time around. Works for me!

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Body Talk for Kids

Growing up, body positivity was not a term I heard. Now raising my kids, I am acutely aware of messages about bodies (their abilities and differences) and facing questions from my kids about how bodies work. Here are some picks for cultivating a sense of awareness of our amazing, fascinating, and sometimes bizarre bodies.

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Body Talk for Toddlers and Preschoolers

Everybody has a body! Even at a young age, kids notice bodies (their abilities and differences) and start asking questions about how bodies work. Here are some picks for cultivating a sense of awareness of our amazing, fascinating, and sometimes bizarre bodies to share with toddlers and preschoolers.

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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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city-elections

Urban Renewal Budget Committee Meeting

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Budget Committee Meeting – Hybrid

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Traffic and Public Safety Meeting – Hybrid

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Jaimie Garza

Hearings Officer Meeting – Hybrid

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Asian & Pacific Islander Voices in YA

Click on any book cover to go to the catalog and place a hold. Happy reading! These lists are always changing. See something we missed? Send your suggestions our way! Jump to: Young Teen | Nonfiction TEENS Last Night at the Telegraph Club by Malinda Lo When Lily realizes she has feelings for a girl ...  

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Theft-prevention

Theft Prevention

Theft Prevention Keep thieves at bay with these safety tips from your Happy Valley Police Being proactive is key to preventing theft and it takes some planning and consistency to safeguard things like your home, vehicle, and even mail. While Happy Valley is generally a very safe community, it is important to not become complacent. ...  

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Parks Master Plan

City Hall will be closed July 4th in observance of Independence Day.

  History of Indenpendence Day    

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Memorial Day – All city buildings are closed in observance of Memorial Day

On Memorial Day, let us remember those who gave their lives to assure our freedom, those who have served, and those who continue to fight today. These men and women, who have dedicated their lives to preserving liberty for all, have earned our respect and unending gratitude.   The history of Memorial Day    

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Earth Day Every Day

In honor of Earth Day, here are some books to encourage kids’ love of exploring and learning about nature.  We’ve also included titles about climate and environment. 

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Traffic and Public Safety Meeting – CANCELED

Traffic and Public Safety Meeting – CANCELED

Traffic and Public Safety Meeting – CANCELED

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

  Save the date because the City’s annual Dumpster Day event returns to Happy Valley on Saturday, June 11. Now is as good a time as any to start getting your items sorted and ready. Residents will have the opportunity to dispose of junk, donations, paper shredding, and tires – all in one spot and …  

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Earth Day

Celebrate Earth Day with Friends of Trees! The goal of this event is to mulch hundreds of native trees and shrubs that were recently planted at this popular Happy Valley Park. We may also take out some weedy introduced plants if time allows. Note: there will be no tree-planting at this event, and this is physically …  

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Community brings school zone safety to the forefront.

April 4, 2022

School Zone Safety

COMMUNITY BRINGS SCHOOL ZONE SAFETY TO THE FOREFRONT Working together In partnership with Happy Valley Elementary’s PTO, the City is making a concerted effort to promote safety when it comes to school zones. Highlighting the school’s PTO Take30 safety campaign, the City and Happy Valley Police have joined forces to further encourage both drivers and ...  

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Keeping kids out of harm’s way

KEEPING KIDS OUT OF HARM'S WAY Keeping kids out of harm’s way: Happy Valley Elementary School’s PTO tackles traffic safety By SHELLEY McFARLAND The Happy Valley Elementary School’s Parent Teacher Organization saw a problem — too many cars and too much chaos getting students to and from school. Safety was a big concern, especially after ...  

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Elaina Canutt, CPA

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

Early Graphic Novels

There are so many fantastic graphic novels for younger readers, and many more on the way. Want an introduction to this fun new world in kids’ lit? Here are some titles to get you started!

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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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Meeting with mayor request

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Public Art Committee Meeting – Hybrid

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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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Online Crime Reporting – Unknown Suspect

Community-safety

New Children’s Graphic Novel Spotlight – March 2022

Housecat Trouble, Creepy Cat, Katie the Catsitter… lots of cat-themed Graphic Novels this time around. Works for me!

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Feminist Reads in YA

We've gathered together books for tweens and teens that feature girls and women taking the lead in their story. From nonfiction to fantasy to school drama, these stories center on the empowerment of women. Click on the book covers to be taken to our catalog, where you can place holds. Looking for more? From ALA's ...  

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Combined Detail Drawings

Pavement T-cut

Design Manual – Engineering

Black Voices and Culture – Books for Adults

Take a look at some recent notable books by African American authors that reflect upon and celebrate Black culture and history.  Click on any book cover to go to the catalog to find books, ebooks & audiobooks, and to place holds. NONFICTION All That She Carried: The Journey of Ashley's Sack, a Black Family Keepsake ...  

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Women’s History Month – Books for Adults

March has been designated Women’s History Month to help shine light on the many unsung women who have contributed to American culture, politics, and society. Here’s a selection of books that chronicle the lives of some extraordinary women, many largely unknown. In addition, you’ll find titles that examine historical movements and contemporary issues of importance ...  

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Daniel Lashbaugh

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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Community Safety for Businesses

WORKING TOGETHER - Community Safety for Businesses Understanding our Community People experiencing houselessness, mental illness, or substance abuse are becoming more prevalent in the Portland Metro area. In response, the City of Happy Valley continues to work on solutions to address these types of concerns in our community. This includes connecting people with resources that ...  

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RX DRUG TAKE BACK

Happy Valley Fun Run

Dust off your sneakers because the Happy Valley Fun Run is back! Organized by the Happy Valley Elementary PTO, this popular event encourages adults and kids alike to lace up their running shoes and help support programs for local students. Learn more and secure your spot by registering at the link below. https://runsignup.com/race/or/happyvalley/hvfunrun  

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Car Care Clinic

Car Care Clinic Calling all licensed teen drivers! Let our experts from Les Schwab, AAA and volunteers from Sabin Schellenberg Technical Center, show you how to care for your vehicle! Happy Valley Parks and Recreation is excited to offer a Car Care Clinic at City Hall this spring! All licensed teen drivers welcome. Pre-registration REQUIRED. ...  

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Girls Take the Lead

We’ve gathered together books for kids that feature girls and women taking the lead in their story. From nonfiction to chapter books, these stories center on the empowerment of women.

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Disability Visibility

We’ve gathered together books for different ages that feature young people with disabilities. Many are memoirs or fiction that draw upon the authors’ own experiences.  We hope you find books here to share with your family that can serve as mirrors for children with disabilities and doorways to deepen understanding and empathy for all.

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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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Traffic and Public Safety Meeting – Hybrid

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Daylight Savings Time Begins

Mar 13, 2022 – Daylight Saving Time Starts When local standard time is about to reach Sunday, March 13, 2022, 2:00:00 am clocks are turned forward 1 hour to Sunday, March 13, 2022, 3:00:00 am local daylight time instead.

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Library Birthday 2022

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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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International Day of-Happiness

International Day of Happiness

International Day of Happiness A day so nice, we’re celebrating it thrice! International Day of Happiness returns to Happy Valley with three days of fun... March 20 marks International Day of Happiness, a time to cultivate positivity and brighten the lives of others. It is an important day that reminds us to appreciate the good ...  

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Women’s History Month – Picture Book Biographies

Discover picture book biographies of women who made their mark on history.

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Planning Commission Meeting – Canceled

Planning Commission Meeting – Hybrid

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Language Translation Form Test

Bob Sofia Balgos, P.E.

Community Center Steering Committee Meeting #3 – Virtual Meeting

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Community Garden

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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Black Voices in YA

Click on any book cover to go to the catalog and place a hold. Happy reading! These lists are always changing. See something we missed? Send your suggestions our way! TEENS Blackout by Dhonielle Clayton, Tiffany D. Jackson, Nic Stone, Angie Thomas, Ashley Woodfolk, and Nicola Yoon Six critically acclaimed authors intertwine tales of romance ...  

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Black Stories: Picture Books

Discover recent picture books that explore and celebrate the richness and diversity of the Black American experience.

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Black Voices: Chapter Books

Discover great new kids books by Black authors, from early readers to chapter books.

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Traffic and Public Safety Meeting – CANCELLED

Celebrating the Lunar New Year

The Lunar New Year is an important celebration in many cultures. Find out more about this history and traditions of this holiday through short videos, books, and a craft.

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New Children’s Graphic Novel Spotlight – February 2022

At last, the new Baby-Sitters Club! And that’s not all.

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City Building and Facilities Closed for President’s Day Holiday

Read more about the history of President’s Day.

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Field Trip Friday!

Oregon City Museums Celebrate Oregon's birthday with a trip to historic Oregon City! Leave the driving up to us as we take you from Happy Valley to Oregon City in our RecMobile! Spend the day exploring some of Oregon City's most historic sites and museums. There will be a walking tour from McLoughlin House to ...  

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LGBTQ+ YA

Find new and upcoming teen LGBTQ+ fiction here.  Is there a book you think deserves a spot on this list? Send your suggestions our way! Click on any book cover to go to the catalog to find books, ebooks & audiobooks, and to place hold. Authors who have written multiple queer titles are also linked. ...  

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Planning Commission Meeting – Hybrid

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Mental Health for Kids

Providing the vocabulary to talk about our mental state is such an incredible tool in raising emotionally intelligent, supportive, and resilient kids. Not sure about how to start talking to your kid about mental health? We’ve gathered both Internet resources and books to talk to kids of all ages about their emotions, feelings, and mental health.

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Adult Basketball Open Gym

Adult Basketball Open Gym HAPPY VALLEY ADULT BASKETBALL - OPEN GYM Happy Valley Parks and Recreation is excited to offer adult open gym nights! Bring your own basketball and water bottle. Open to adults ages 18+, available on a first-come, first-served basis.  A liability waiver must be completed for each participant. All participants must sign in ...  

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Alan Hill

Library Board Meeting – Virtual Option Available

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Reading Helps: Divorce for Kids

Navigating a divorce while parenting can be a complex, fraught challenge. While no book is a substitute for conversations and listening to your child, these titles seek to provide some support for both parent and child for understanding a new family structure.

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Traffic and Public Safety Meeting – (ZOOM)

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Design Review Board Meeting – Hybrid

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Planning Commission Meeting – Hybrid

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Planning Commission – Virtual Option Available

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Noise Construction Variance

“If I Were Mayor, I Would….” contest

January 5, 2022

City Hall and Happy Valley Library Closed in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

“Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, what are you doing for others?” Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Each year, on the third Monday of January, we celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the civil rights activist and leader in the movement to end racial segregation in the United States. The day is designated to …  

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New Children’s Graphic Novel Spotlight – January 2022

Here come some fresh graphic novels for kids – colorful, yummy, and nutritious!

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Middle Housing Code Amendments

Middle Housing Code Amendments LAND DEVELOPMENT AND COMPREHENSIVE PLAN AMENDMENTS ASSOCIATED WITH IMPLEMENTATION OF HOUSE BILL 2001 AND SENATE BILL 458 The Oregon Legislature passed House Bill 2001 and Senate Bill 458 to help increase the supply of housing, particularly more affordable housing options. As required by this state law, Happy Valley updated the City’s ...  

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PV/NC Comp Plan – Interactive Map of Proposed Zoning and Transportation

A Message from Mayor Ellis

January 3, 2022

Council Corner

January 3, 2022

Happy Valley Library closed today due to inclement weather

Happy Valley library closed December 28, 2021, due to inclement weather. For inclement weather tips, visit here.

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Adventure

Click on any book cover to go to the catalog and place a hold. Happy reading! These lists are always changing. See something we missed? Send your suggestions our way! For Grades 6th and up Found by Joseph Bruchac A teenage survival expert finds all his skills tested as he's pursued through the Canadian wilderness ...  

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Snow Plow Map

City Hall Closed

Winter Tips

WINTER TIPS WEATHER UPDATE: It looks like snow and freezing temperatures will likely be seen very soon, Happy Valley! With multiple days of true winter weather, it's important to take steps to protect people, pets, and your home. PROTECT PEOPLE: Keep warm, stay inside if possible when temperatures see extreme lows. If you need to ...  

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City Council Special Meeting – Virtual

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Letter to Santa 2021

Are your children interested in writing a letter to Santa? Santa has let us know how excited he is to receive your special letters and will once again be issuing the City an official North Pole sub-station to be installed in front of City Hall. Once you are done writing your letter, just drop it ...  

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Big Kid Stuff: Potty Training

Potty training! That thrilling, mundane, patience-testing milestone. Sometimes talking and reading about these changes can help. Here are some picks to share.

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Planning Commission Virtual Meeting

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Community Center Steering Committee Meeting #2 – Virtual Meeting

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ACTIVENet Online Portal

NEW ONLINE REGISTRATION PORTAL! Happy Valley’s facility reservation and activity registration process is getting a NEW ONLINE FACELIFT - look out for ACTIVENet! ACTIVENet’s online and in-person registration portal will allow community members to conveniently access Happy Valley Parks and Recreation facility rentals, programs, activities, classes, and more from anywhere, anytime. Go online, build your ...  

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Inclement Weather Services

Inclement Weather UPDATE - SE Mountain Gate Road is now at priority 1 for snow removal. Quick Links Winter Tips Report a Weather Concern Happy Valley Snow Plow Map Happy Valley Boundary Map Schools Utility Companies Clackamas County Warming Centers Clackamas County Emergency Management Tri-Met National Weather Service Weather conditions affecting your garbage pick up? ...  

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Traffic and Public Safety Meeting – Virtual Option Available

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New Children’s Graphic Novel Spotlight – December 2021

Wow! I have been loving all the new Graphic Novels we’ve added this past month. You will, too.

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Design Review Board – Virtual Option Available

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Favorite Books of 2021

Favorite Books of 2021 Jump to: Children:  Picture Books  |  Early Readers  |  Chapter Books Teens:  Middle School |  High School Adults:  Fiction  |  Non-Fiction Want to know what new books the Happy Valley Library staff has read and loved? This is the place! It is a joy to look back at the books we ...  

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Big Kid Stuff: Bottles, Binkies, and Beds

Babies get bigger, it’s just what they do! Navigating the changes of toddler life can be quite the task. With a little encouragement (and maybe reading about it), your little might be ready to try out some big kid stuff and say goodbye others.

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Operation-santa

City Hall & Public Works Closed

Meals on Wheels Service Application

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Laura Terway, AICP

Public Art Committee – Virtual Option Available

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HOA Information

Contact InformationName of person filling out form(Required) First Last Address(Required) Street Address City State Zip Code Contact Phone Number(Required)Contact Email Address(Required) Neighborhood HOA I don't know if my neighborhood has an HOA My neighborhood has an HOA, but it is not currently in operation Yes, my neighborhood has an active HOA Name of HOA Do ...  

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HOA-contact

Homeowners Associations

Homeowners Associations Most residences in Happy Valley are located within a private development and governed by a Homeowners' Association (HOA).  Each HOA in Happy Valley is an independent, autonomous organization that enforces its own rules and manages common areas within its boundary. Membership is typically mandatory for the corresponding property owners. HOA fees are common, ...  

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Giving Thanks

Here is a list of picture books to share with children to cultivate an atittide of gratitude. We’ve included books about sharing a special meal with family and friends, a selection of books by indigenous authors as a nice options for Thanksgiving. You’ll also find books celebrating everyday gratitude, and some titles for older children as well.

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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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Happy Valley’s Annual Tree Lighting Event

New Children’s Nonfiction Spotlight – November 2021

There is so much to learn about, as evidenced by our new releases in Children's Nonfiction. Click on any book cover to go to the catalog and place a hold. Want new book spotlights sent to your inbox? Subscribe to the It's Elementary Newsletter. The Bug Club / by Elise Gravel Elise Gravel shares all ...  

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Traffic and Public Safety Meeting – CANCELED

Accounts Payable

Building Division

Youth Basketball Open Gym

Youth Basketball Open Gym HAPPY VALLEY YOUTH BASKETBALL - OPEN GYM NIGHT EVERY MONDAY! Happy Valley Parks and Recreation is excited to offer open gym nights!  Open gym is an opportunity for youth to practice their basketball skills, shoot hoops with their friends and stay active! Bring your own basketball and water bottle. Open to ...  

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New Children’s Graphic Novel Spotlight – November 2021

There were some real winners in the October crop of Children’s Graphic Novels. Spider-Ham, Goldilocks, Sparkles the Unicorn and her bestie Death…

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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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Real Property Tax Explained

Real Property Tax Explained Property tax explained CURRENT

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Planning Commission – Virtual

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Indigenous Voices: Fiction and Nonfiction for Kids

Within the pages of these books, you will find diverse perspectives on the contemporary Indigenous experience as well as history from a Native American perspective.

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No Blush Romance

Click on any book cover to go to the catalog and place a hold. Happy reading! These lists are always changing. See something we missed? Send your suggestions our way! For Grades 9th and up By the Book: A Novel of Prose and Cons by Amanda Sellet A teen obsessed with 19th century literature tries ...  

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Historical

Click on any book cover to go to the catalog and place a hold. Happy reading! These lists are always changing. See something we missed? Send your suggestions our way! For Grades 6th and up Amber and Clay by Laura Schlitz Bound by destiny, Melisto and Rhaskos--Amber and Clay--never meet in the flesh. By the ...  

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Celebrating Native American Heritage with Picture Books

November is Native American Heritage Month.   The Library is highlighting recent picture books by Native authors  to celebrate.  

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Emergency Management

Emergency Management Emergency Preparedness 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 predicting for many years that there may be a large earthquake ...  

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Community Center Feasibility Study

Community Center Feasibility Study For over a decade, residents of Happy Valley have asked for a community center. A place to work out, take classes, gather with friends, and maybe even swim. Following the City’s withdrawal from NCPRD, completing a community center feasibility was identified as one of the City Council’s top priorities. In 2021, ...  

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Distressed Property Registration

Community Center Steering Committee Meeting – Virtual

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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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What Is a Refugee?

Hundreds of refugees come to Oregon each year in hopes of finding a safe place to live. In fact, since 1975 Oregon has welcomed more than 60,000 refugees. Refugees came from all over the world, but most arriving in Oregon in recent years come from Ukraine, Somalia, Cuba, Iraq, and Afghanistan. Here are some incredible resources created for kids to introduce the stories, history, and experiences of refugees.

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

October 15, 2021

City Hall & Public Works Closed – Thanksgiving

Happy Valley Library Closed

Happy Valley Library Closed – Thanksgiving

Happy Valley Library Closed

Happy Valley Library Closed – In-Service Day

Happy Valley Library Closed

Happy Valley Library Closed

Happy Valley Library Closed

Happy Valley Library Closed

Happy Valley Library Closed

Happy Valley Library Closed – Thanksgiving

Happy Valley Library Closed – Staff In-Service Day

Traffic and Public Safety Meeting – ZOOM

Agenda   Join from a PC, Mac, iPad, iPhone or Android device: Please click this URL to join. https://cohv.zoom.us/j/87366138097?pwd=NCtMengwTlVmaGxHS1pRQzF3cExOdz09 Passcode: 526740   Or One tap mobile: +16699006833,,87366138097# US (San Jose) +12532158782,,87366138097# US (Tacoma)   Or join by phone: Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location): US: +1 669 900 6833  or …  

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Veterans Day Observed: City Hall and Library closed

History of Veterans Day  

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PV/NC Comment Form

PV/NC Comment FormName(Required) First Last Phone(Required)Email Address(Required) Street Address City State Zip Code I would like to comment on the Pleasant Valley/ North Carver comprehensive plan request a change to the Pleasant Valley/ North Carver comprehensive plan to be contacted by staff. I have a question about the Pleasant Valley/ North Carver comprehensive plan My ...  

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Library Board Meeting – Virtual Option Available

Agenda   Please click the link below to join the webinar: https://cohv.zoom.us/j/85118403867?pwd=RHoxc3dYbUY3amVHQUwyQlBReDN4Zz09 Passcode: 954209 Or One tap mobile : US: +12532158782,,85118403867#  or +13462487799,,85118403867# Or Telephone: Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location): US: +1 253 215 8782  or +1 346 248 7799  or +1 669 900 6833  or +1 301 715 …  

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Leaf Drop Event

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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Leaf Drop Event

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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Leaf Drop Event

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

Fall Group Hikes

Upcoming Fall Hike ADVENTURE AWAITS... The City of Happy Valley’s Parks and Recreation department is proud to announce a special hiking event geared toward seniors in the community. An excursion to Silver Falls State Park will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 20 which encourage our seniors to explore and experience the wonder of the Trail ...  

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Pumpkin Picks

Click on any book cover to go to the catalog and place a hold. Happy reading! These lists are always changing. See something we missed? Send your suggestions our way! More Autumn Fun on the Blog

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Oktoberfest update

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Pleasant Valley/North Carver Comprehensive Plan Open House (in-person)

Open House events set for Pleasant Valley/North Carver Comprehensive Plan After a long hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the City of Happy Valley is picking up where we left off and moving forward with the Pleasant Valley/North Carver Comprehensive Plan. The Comprehensive Plan will allow the expansion of quality public services, such as police, …  

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Public Art Committee (virtual option available)

Agenda/Packet Virtual Option – Join from a PC, Mac, iPad, iPhone or Android device: Please click this URL to join. https://cohv.zoom.us/j/86491520297 Or One tap mobile: +13462487799,,86491520297# US (Houston) +16699006833,,86491520297# US (San Jose) Or join by phone: Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location): US: +1 346 248 7799 or +1 669 …  

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Climate Change

Between ice storms, wildfires, and heat waves, Oregon has had its fair share of wild weather! Kids will encounter information about the environment and climate change in school, in the news, and at home. This big and complex topic can feel like a lot to explore with your kiddos, so here are some suggested resources for navigating the conversation.

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Active Aging Classes

Active Aging Fitness Classes We've teamed up with Snap Fitness to bring Active Aging Senior Fitness Classes to the valley! Join Snap Fitness instructor, Jana, for Full Body Stretching and Yoga and Sarah, for Full Body Strength. Classes held every other Monday in October & November. For specific class details, dates and registration, visit the ...  

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Outdoor Wilderness Education Programs

Outdoor Wilderness Education Programs Who's ready for wilderness classes at the park this fall? We've teamed back up with Coyle Outside to bring both afterschool and homeschool programming to Happy Valley Park! Join lead instructor and Happy Valley resident, Cole Culver, for Adventure Clan Mondays & Wednesdays or Wild Tribe Tuesdays. Complete program details and ...  

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Traffic and Public Safety Virtual Work Session

Agenda Join from a PC, Mac, iPad, iPhone or Android device: Please click this URL to join. https://cohv.zoom.us/j/81665416081?pwd=dmZIeGNvaHJHSjJKUlJqVEFVbzZ5Zz09 Passcode: 414003 Or One tap mobile: +16699006833,,81665416081# US (San Jose) +12532158782,,81665416081# US (Tacoma) Or join by phone: Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location): US: +1 669 900 6833  or +1 253 215 8782  …  

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Emergency Operations Plan

Traffic and Public Safety Virtual Meeting

Agenda and Packet Join from a PC, Mac, iPad, iPhone or Android device: Please click this URL to join. https://cohv.zoom.us/j/81665416081?pwd=dmZIeGNvaHJHSjJKUlJqVEFVbzZ5Zz09 Passcode: 414003 Or One tap mobile: +16699006833,,81665416081# US (San Jose) +12532158782,,81665416081# US (Tacoma) Or join by phone: Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location): US: +1 669 900 6833  or +1 …  

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All City Buildings Closed September 6th for the Labor Day Holiday

All city buildings will be closed Monday, September 6th for the Labor Day Holiday. History of Labor Day

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City Council Executive Session – Hybrid Meeting

This is a hybrid meeting. Please see the agenda for the link to join virtually. Executive Session to follow Regular Session, pursuant to ORS 192.660(2)(e) and (2)(f) to consider real property transactions and information/records exempt from public inspection. The Executive Session link will be sent separately to members of council. Members of the media can …  

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September Council Corner

August 31, 2021

September Message from the Mayor

August 31, 2021

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Building New Home Permit Fee Calculator

Building Sewer Permit Application

Building Plumbing Permit Application

Building Mechanical Permit Application

Building Erosion Control Permit Application

Building Demolition Permit Application

Library Board Meeting (virtual option available)

Agenda   Please click the link below to join the webinar: https://cohv.zoom.us/j/81806816547?pwd=ZWlzeUdTUXp1bHNHYUtDa0NhSmtVdz09 Passcode: 580291 Or One tap mobile : US: +12532158782,,81806816547#  or +13462487799,,81806816547# Or Telephone: Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location): US: +1 253 215 8782  or +1 346 248 7799  or +1 669 900 6833  or +1 301 715 …  

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Engineering Fees

Engineering Plan Review Process Packet

Right of Way Permit Application

Parks Advisory Virtual Committee Meeting

Agenda/Packet   Please click the link below to join the webinar: https://cohv.zoom.us/j/89722705855?pwd=djRjSWF5S3Z3NXMrVVJtam10ODIrUT09 Passcode: 420442 Or One tap mobile : US: +16699006833,,89722705855# or +12532158782,,89722705855# Or Telephone: Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location): US: +1 669 900 6833 or +1 253 215 8782 or +1 346 248 7799 or +1 929 436 …  

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172nd Avenue Roundabout

Roundabout to be installed on 172nd Avenue This is a Clackamas County project. For more information, contact project manager, Jonathan Hangartner at 971-804-2825 or [email protected] A traffic roundabout is being installed at SE 172nd Avenue and newly developed SE Scouters Mountain Road. Roundabouts are often a safer alternative to more traditional traffic signals and stop signs ...  

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Michael Barnes

David Coan

Picture Books: Big Changes, Big Feelings

Starting a new school year, moving, swimming in the deep end for the first time — big changes are often accompanied by big feelings. We’ve gathered some books for children about doing something new. 

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parks and rec virtual

Pleasant Valley/North Carver Community Advisory Committee (CAC)

Agenda/Packet Final Community Advisory Committee Meeting

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When Death Happens

In addition to wonderful first experiences, children also have their first encounters with less positively-associated subjects, including death. While no book is a substitute for gentle conversations and listening to your child, these titles seek to provide some structure and support for navigating the challenges of a subject often ignored.

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HV Public Art

HV Public Art ART IN THE VALLEY! When exploring town, you may have questions about the public art you see. You may wonder “Who painted that beautiful mural at Happy Valley Park?” or “Where can I go to enjoy a concert?” Now you can find out! Explore the map and click on the icons to ...  

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Kid’s Corner

Kid's Corner Coloring Book Color your way through Happy Valley! This free coloring book offers fun and educational insights about the City, with additional information offered via QR Codes. Kids Coloring Book 2021 Need ideas for how to talk about art with your little ones? In this National Gallery of Art resource, you can explore ...  

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Self-Guided Art Tours

Self-Guided Art Tours SELF-GUIDED ART TOURS Experience Art in the Valley! Whether you visit the Park Hop Art Walk, Fairytale Trail, Drive-In Museum, or Civic Exhibit, these self-guided tours will bring a little magic to your day. Scan the QR Code within each self-guided tour for more information about the attractions! Civic Exhibit Drive-In Museum ...  

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Sculpture Artist Rick True 2021

Rick True Current Exhibit SPECKLED REDSIDE CHROMIE by Rick True Value: $14,000 Please inquire at City Hall (503-783-3800) for all art sales. Interview with Artist To see more art by Rick True, visit his facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/RickTrueWindSculptures   Per this websites’ appropriate use and disclaimer statement, reference herein to any specific commercial products, processes, ...  

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Interview with Sculptor Ken Turner 2021

Interview with Sculptor Ken Turner Artist Spotlight Interview with Sculptor Ken Turner In 2021 the Happy Valley Sculpture Garden Program unveiled six new sculptures outside of City Hall. On August 17, residents and art enthusiasts joined City Council to tour the new artwork and meet program artists, many of whom were present to share their ...  

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Interview with Sculptor Rick True 2021

Interview with Sculptor Rick True Artist Spotlight Interview with Sculptor Rick True In 2021 the Happy Valley Sculpture Garden Program unveiled six new sculptures outside of City Hall. On August 17, residents and art enthusiasts joined City Council to tour the new artwork and meet program artists, who were present to share their stories and ...  

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Sculpture Artist Ken Turner 2021

Ken Turner Current Exhibit TIME MANAGEMENT by Ken Turner Value: $8,000 Please inquire at City Hall (503-783-3800) for all art sales. Interview with Artist To see more art by Ken Turner, visit his webpage at  http://kenturner-art.com/ Per this websites’ appropriate use and disclaimer statement, reference herein to any specific commercial products, processes, or services by ...  

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Sculpture Artist Jim Johnson 2021

Jim Johnson FUMIKO Current Exhibits FUMIKO by Jim Johnson Value: $15,000 FURY by Jim Johnson Value: $30,000 Please inquire at City Hall (503-783-3800) for all art sales. Interview with Artist coming soon To see more art by Jim Johnson, visit his webpage at https://[email protected]/ Per this websites’ appropriate use and disclaimer statement, reference herein to ...  

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Sculpture Artist Jenny Ellsworth

Jenny Ellsworth Current Exhibit GROWING LOVE by Jenny Ellsworth Value: $5,500 Please inquire at City Hall (503-783-3800) for all art sales. Interview with Artist coming soon To see more art by Jenny Ellsworth, visit her webpage at  https://fairyforge.com/ Per this websites’ appropriate use and disclaimer statement, reference herein to any specific commercial products, processes, or ...  

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Sculpture Artist Ben Dye 2021

Ben Dye Current Exhibit INTERLOCK by Ben Dye Value: $5,500 Please inquire at City Hall (503-783-3800) for all art sales. Interview with Artist coming soon To see more art by Ben Dye, visit his webpage at  https://www.bendyesculpture.com/ Per this websites’ appropriate use and disclaimer statement, reference herein to any specific commercial products, processes, or services ...  

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Sculpture Artist Template

Artist Name Current Exhibit FOTIZO by Terry Cook Value: $ Please inquire at City Hall (503-783-3800) for all art sales. Interview with Artist To see more art by Terry Cook, visit his webpage at  https://cookdevelopment.com/metal-sculptures/ Per this websites’ appropriate use and disclaimer statement, reference herein to any specific commercial products, processes, or services by trade ...  

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Artist Sculptures 2019-2021

Artist Sculptures 2019-2021 The City thanks the sculptors for their contribution to the Sculpture Garden. Sculptures will be on exhibit at City Hall from July 2019  through June 2021. Meet the Sculptors Terry Cook Ben Dye Jenny Ellsworth Lin McJunkin Rick True

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Travel and Adventure

Inspire your inner explorer! Pique your curiosities with reads that span the elements of adventure, travel, science, and beyond. Click on any book cover to go to the catalog and place a hold. Happy reading! Travel & Adventure - Fiction Devolution: A Firsthand Account of the Rainier Sasquatch Massacre by Max Brooks The River by ...  

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Multnomah Waterfall Trolly

Multnomah Waterfall Trolly Visit the Multnomah Waterfall Trolley  Want to avoid the traffic and parking problems on the Historic Columbia River Highway or having to make another reservation to actually see the Falls? Want to take a hike on one of the trails but uncertain about parking? Want to marvel at the sights and not ...  

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Nonfiction: Science Adventure

  Here are some of our recent favorite nonfiction titles that explore the science of the earth, the solar system, the human body, feats of endurance and ingenuity, and more.

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Exploring Mars

Robots, scientists, outer space…exploring Mars has it all! Check out some of our favorite web resources for kids on the planet Mars, along with a links to our catalog to find books for exploring for space-enthusiasts of all ages.

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Graham Smith

Tamara Dougherty

Street of Dreams 2021

Street of Dreams Street of Dreams returns to Happy Valley Happy Valley is home to the 45th annual NW Natural Street of Dreams. Showcasing the latest in innovative design, building, landscaping, technology and energy efficiency, Street of Dreams will feature unique and stylish homes available for tour. The event will have two sites this year: ...  

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Traveling RecMobile!

Traveling RecMobile FOLLOW THE TRAVELING RECMOBILE! Bringing fun to a park near you with Happy Valley Parks & Recreation's RecMobile! Join us for FREE, drop-in activities that are creative, challenging and encourage youth to get outside and play!  Find us buzzing around town on: Tuesdays at Happy Valley Park from 2:00pm-4:00pm Fridays at Village Green ...  

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PV/NC CAC Meeting

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Street Trees & Urban Forestry

Street Trees & Urban Forestry URBAN FORESTRY The City is committed to helping keep the area’s tree canopy healthy and strong. These efforts not only ensure cleaner air and promote a healthy ecosystem, but they boost property values and help support the economic future of the City. Investing in trees also helps the City protect ...  

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Happy ZONE!

Happy Zone! HAPPY ZONE! Every Thursday during Summer Concerts in the Valley Happy Valley Park Tennis Courts 6:30pm - 8:30pm Happy Valley Parks and Recreation has taken over the tennis courts! Every Thursday during Concerts in the Valley, we are busting out a Happy Zone space for kids to participate in a variety of games, ...  

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Parks & Recreation

Public Art Virtual Committee Meeting

Agenda Join from a PC, Mac, iPad, iPhone or Android device: Please click this URL to join. https://cohv.zoom.us/j/86952566790   Or One tap mobile: +12532158782,,86952566790# US (Tacoma) +13462487799,,86952566790# US (Houston)   Or join by phone: Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location): US: +1 253 215 8782  or +1 346 248 7799  …  

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Color your World with Books and Art!

For summer reading we are celebrating all the ways that reading colors your world!  Here’s a selection of picture books about color, each with a unique take on the topic. We’ve also got lots of ideas for art projects to color your world.

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National Night Out

National Night Out National Night Out Tuesday, August 2 6 p.m.- 9 p.m. Join us Tuesday, Aug. 2 at Happy Valley Park for National Night Out, a nationwide event that serves to build relationships between residents and promote police-community partnerships. The event also fosters connections with other first responders, including those from Clackamas Fire District ...  

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FIREWORKS UPDATE

Happy Valley Library closed July 4th

Happy Valley Library will be closed July 4th in observance of Independence Day. Fireworks Safety Information

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City Hall closed July 5th

City Hall will be closed July 5th in observance of Independence Day. Happy Valley Library will be open July 5th.

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Adult Graphic Novels

Graphic novels have come a long way as an form of storytelling beyond newspaper comics and super hero comic books (both of which are wonderful in their own right). Below are a sampling of some of the title you can find in our Adult Graphic Novel section. You can click here to see everything we ...  

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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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Road Trip Listening

Hitting the road this summer? Check out our suggestions of listens great for the whole family. Whether you check out audiobooks on CD in the library, or download them through either of our digital services, you’ll be able to listen up while you travel out into the world.

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Happy Valley’s Got Talent Competition

Happy Valley's Got Talent Competition Show us what you've got Happy Valley! - Auditions are now closed. Participants will be performing at the Concerts in the Valley. Be sure to cast your vote for favorite act! Happy Valley’s Got Talent is headed to summer concerts!! Do you have a hidden talent you’re waiting to share ...  

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Concert in the Valley – Ian James

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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Concert in the Valley – Bridgetown Get Down

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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Concert in the Valley – Son de Cuba

Join us at Happy Valley Park at 6:30pm! Tonight’s summer concert at Happy Valley Park will proceed, but the City is keeping things low-key and making some adjustments due to the heat. We’ll have a misting station next to the City Booth, a large commercial fan in the vendor area, and lots of complimentary bottled …  

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Concert in the Valley – Gabriel Cox

It’s officially August and our Summer Concert series is still going strong! Gabriel Cox will be gracing the stage, so get ready for another fun show. A Salem native, this artist is hailed for his guitar skills and blends of blues, rock, pop, funk, and soul. Join us at Happy Valley Park this Thursday – …  

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Concert in the Valley – Britnee Kellogg

Ready for more music? This week, Summer Concerts in the Valley is excited to bring local favorite, Britnee Kellogg to the stage.  A country singer and songwriter, this artist sings from the soul and gives her whole heart to her craft. An American Idol alum, Kellogg remains true to herself, bringing authentic storytelling to her …  

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Concert in the Valley – Remedy

Be sure to join us THIS THURSDAY as REMEDY takes the stage at Happy Valley Park for the third concert in our 2021 summer series! We’ve got DJ George The Mixologist spinning all the hits and another HV’s Got Talent contestant will compete for a chance to win some serious prizes, courtesy of concert sponsors! …  

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Concert in the Valley – Midlyfe Crisis

Concert in the Valley – Patrick Lamb

  Concert Series Line-up

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National Night Out

Summer Concerts in the Valley

Summer Concerts in the Valley Summer Concerts are back! Each summer, Happy Valley hosts a Thursday night concert series at Happy Valley Park. Concerts are festival style seating, so bring a blanket or lawn chairs and enjoy this free, 6-week concert series with neighbors and friends. The stage is located by the Gazebo with the ...  

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Exploring Seasons: Summer

Long days, warm temps, and our beautiful outdoors…summertime in Oregon is pretty wonderful! Here are our ideas for getting out in your backyard and slightly beyond.

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Engineering Division

Engineering Division The Engineering Division serves as a liaison between the citizens of Happy Valley, private contractors, other jurisdictions and agencies (city, county, state, and federal). This Division is responsible for a variety of tasks including review, approval and permitting of civil site/grading plans for commercial, industrial, and multi-family developments and the construction and erosion ...  

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fireworks safety

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City Council Virtual Executive Session

Executive Session pursuant to ORS 192.660(2)(f) to follow the Urban Renewal Agency meeting. Please note that time is approximate. Link will be provided to council and members of the media by request.

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Urban Renewal Agency Virtual Meeting

Agenda Join from a PC, Mac, iPad, iPhone or Android device: Please click this URL to join. https://cohv.zoom.us/j/94010027041?pwd=aW11U2lDY2IwLzg4cE1iNzYza2xpZz09 Passcode: 209909 Or One tap mobile: +16699006833,,94010027041# US (San Jose) +12532158782,,94010027041# US (Tacoma)   Or join by phone: Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location): US: +1 669 900 6833  or +1 253 …  

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Sport Field Enhancement Feasibility Study

Sport Field Enhancement Feasibility Study During the summer, the City of Happy Valley conducted a feasibility study to explore the potential for installing all-weather, artificial turf. The study specifically explored our community’s interest and thoughts on whether it should be installed on one or more of the existing natural grass sport fields at Happy Valley ...  

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Traffic and Public Safety Meeting

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Helping Kids Become Web Smart

How do we help our kids (and face it, ourselves!) become more web smart? Try out some family guides that help kids learn more about becoming information literacy experts. In addition, kids can take their first steps as informed citizens with kid-focused news sites. All of these resources are great to explore as a family, sharing with your child the importance of being knowledgeable, perceptive web users.

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Pleasant Valley/North Carver Comprehensive Plan

Welcome to the Pleasant Valley/North Carver Comprehensive Plan web site. This is an exciting time for the area, as this plan will allow the expansion of quality public services, such as police, schools, and parks, as well as offer community members a voice in the planning process. The plan will build off the efforts of ...  

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Retire your American flag at City Hall

Properly retire your American flag at City Hall American flags that have been displayed at your home or business can become faded, worn, or torn over the seasons and years. When this occurs, the American flag should be retired respectfully in accordance with a traditional ceremony. As a service to the community, the City of Happy ...  

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Temporary Nature Art

From noticing the colors and textures to digging deeper into the symmetry and mathematics of plants, there is a lot to discover and enjoy. Creating temporary art with plants is an easy way to encourage kids to notice these patterns and create some of their own.

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Summer Reading List 2021

Summer Reading List 2021 Jump to: Children:  Picture Books  |  Early Readers  |  Chapter Books Teens:  Middle School |  High School Adults:  Fiction  |  Non-Fiction There is something special about reading during the long days of summer. Take a look at some new books we are recommending or wanting to read ourselves for the summer ...  

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Memorial Day – Happy Valley City Buildings and Library will be closed

On Memorial Day, let us remember those who gave their lives to assure our freedom, those who have served, and those who continue to fight today. These men and women, who have dedicated their lives to preserving liberty for all, have earned our respect and unending gratitude. The history of Memorial Day    

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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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Gregg Alves

Sally Curran, PE

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NO RESERVATIONS – DUMPSTER DAY PREP

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Neighborhood Parks

Neighborhood Parks Ashley Meadows Park Address: 15410 SE Oregon Trail Dr., Happy Valley, OR Acres: 1.7 Amenities: Basketball, Picnic Facilities, Playground, Shelter Ella V. Osterman Park Address: 10501 SE William Otty Road, Happy Valley, OR Acres: 31 Amenities: Picnic Facilities, Playground, Shelter Happy Valley Park Address: 13770 SE Ridgecrest Rd., Happy Valley, OR Acres: 32 ...  

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Public Art Committee Virtual Meeting

Agenda Join from a PC, Mac, iPad, iPhone or Android device: Please click this URL to join. https://cohv.zoom.us/j/92415417272 Or One tap mobile: +13462487799,,92415417272# US (Houston) +16699006833,,92415417272# US (San Jose) Or join by phone: Dial (for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location): US: +1 346 248 7799 or +1 669 900 6833 …  

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Honoring Beverly Cleary

Discover picture book biographies of women who made their mark on history.

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HV Community Events

Community Events 2022 In Happy Valley, we prescribe to the motto that a City that plays together stays together. We are all about planning fun activities and events that give neighbors, parents, schoolmates, and business owners opportunities to have fun together. Dumpster Day Saturday, June 11, 8am - Noon (Happy Valley Park) What better way ...  

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City Council Virtual Executive Session

Executive Session pursuant to ORS 192.660(2)(e) Real Property Transactions is to follow Work Session meeting.

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Budget Committee of the Happy Valley Urban Renewal Agency – Virtual

Agenda Join from a PC, Mac, iPad, iPhone or Android device: Please click this URL to join. https://cohv.zoom.us/j/98497616940?pwd=Rlh0SENoaVJNcTEzcDZVRHE5ZWRNZz09 Passcode: 419673 Or One tap mobile: +12532158782,,98497616940# US (Tacoma) +13462487799,,98497616940# US (Houston) Or join by phone: Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location): US: +1 253 215 8782  or +1 346 248 7799  …  

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Budget Committee Meeting – Virtual

Agenda Join from a PC, Mac, iPad, iPhone or Android device: Please click this URL to join. https://cohv.zoom.us/j/98497616940?pwd=Rlh0SENoaVJNcTEzcDZVRHE5ZWRNZz09 Passcode: 419673 Or One tap mobile: +12532158782,,98497616940# US (Tacoma) +13462487799,,98497616940# US (Houston) Or join by phone: Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location): US: +1 253 215 8782  or +1 346 248 7799  …  

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Rhyme Time: Inclusive Picture Books

Discover some great new inclusive rhyming picture books!

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What Is Process Art?

Children of all ages benefit from experiencing art processes and materials without the goal of a particular product that can be stuck on the fridge or given as a present. Process art can seem messy and daunting but there are some tricks for making it an enjoyable experience for everyone.

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Virtual Recreation Center

Virtual Recreation Center Preschool Join in! Youth Check it out! Teen Take a look! Adult Gathered for you! Senior For you! Stay Involved Sign up to stay engaged with Happy Valley’s Parks and Recreation process. Sign up Contacts Park Reservations Ashley Degner at 503-783-3813 or [email protected] Program Director Steve Campbell at 503-783-3818 or [email protected] Recreational ...  

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Traffic and Public Safety Meeting – ZOOM

Agenda Join from a PC, Mac, iPad, iPhone or Android device:     Please click this URL to join. https://cohv.zoom.us/j/96905757277?pwd=NWhzRWwvNlpybFRzU2lVdHR0N2dZUT09     Passcode: 975538 Or One tap mobile:     +16699006833,,96905757277# US (San Jose)     +12532158782,,96905757277# US (Tacoma) Or join by phone:     Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location):         US: +1 669 …  

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City Council Virtual Executive Session

Executive Session to follow Regular Session, pursuant to ORS 192.660(2)(f).

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HV Parks and Recreation

What's Happening?  New Playground Equipment Heading to Happy Valley - Your Levy Tax Dollars at Work! Fall Programs OPEN! Register through ACTIVENet for fall programs with Happy Valley Parks and Recreation! *See below to register for a fall program through one of Happy Valley Parks and Recreation's partner providers: Skyhawks Sports, Soccer Shots, Mad Science, ...  

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Youth Organized Sports Contacts

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Music

Whether your kiddo plays a musical instrument or just likes listening to music, there are some incredible musical resources out there. From symphony storytimes to classical quizzes, there is a wealth of information created with kids in mind! 

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Trans+

Click on any book cover to go to the catalog and place a hold. Happy reading! These lists are always changing. See something we missed? Send your suggestions our way! Fiction for Teens Black Flamingo / Dean Atta. Michael is a mixed-race gay teen growing up in London. As he gets older, Michael's coming out ...  

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Modern Classics

What makes a book a “classic?” Here are some of my recent favorites that I imagine will be finding readers for many, many years to come.

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Where’s Hap?

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Dumpsterday

Dumpster Day 2022

Dumpster Day 2022 Too much stuff? Dumpster Day returns to help get you back on track Event will take place at Happy Valley Park.  Line-up starts on Ridgecrest Road, going both East and West Directions. Mark your calendars and start sorting your stuff because Dumpster Day returns to Happy Valley on Saturday, June 11 from ...  

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Public Art Committee

Agenda This meeting is anticipated to occur in-person and outdoors at City Hall. Masking and physical distancing will be practiced.

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City Council Virtual Special Meeting

Agenda Join from a PC, Mac, iPad, iPhone or Android device: Please click this URL to join. https://cohv.zoom.us/j/92447939723?pwd=SFJWcVc4ZjVRODhsV2FtR0RoRW51QT09 Passcode: 093449 Or One tap mobile: +13462487799,,92447939723# US (Houston) +16699006833,,92447939723# US (San Jose) Or join by phone: Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location): US: +1 346 248 7799  or +1 669 900 …  

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HV Parks & Trail Map

local hiking maps

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Storytime At Home

Nothing can replace the experience of an in-person storytime, but there are some great alternatives to share stories, songs, and activities with your little ones. Here are some of the ones that we recommend to extend your reading time with your kiddo.

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Novels in Verse

Click on any book cover to go to the catalog and place a hold. Happy reading! These lists are always changing. See something we missed? Send your suggestions our way! Beauty Mark a verse novel of Marilyn Monroe / Carole Boston Weatherford. Black Flamingo  / Dean Atta. Clap when you Land / Elizabeth Acevedo. Every Body ...  

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Volcanoes

It’s pretty incredible that we live in a region with volcanoes! Hike around the extinct lava dome at Scouters Mountain in Happy Valley or take a drive to the caves, fossilized trees, and slopes of Mt. St. Helens to see the geography of our history.

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RX Drug Take-Back

Fantasy for Teens

Click on any book cover to go to the catalog and place a hold. Happy reading! These lists are always changing. See something we missed? Send your suggestions our way! The Iron Trial / written by Holly Black and Cassandra Clare. Ikenga / written by Nnedi Okorafor Ignite the Stars / written by Maura Milan. ...  

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Traffic and Public Safety Meeting – VIRTUAL

Join from a PC, Mac, iPad, iPhone or Android device: Please click this URL to join. https://cohv.zoom.us/j/97254995113?pwd=VEpUS2dVQXdtcTRtcTkyamgwNXhnZz09 Passcode: 358860   Or One tap mobile: +16699006833,,97254995113# US (San Jose) +12532158782,,97254995113# US (Tacoma)   Or join by phone: Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location): US: +1 669 900 6833  or +1 253 …  

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Social Justice

Click on any book cover to go to the catalog and place a hold. Happy reading! These lists are always changing. See something we missed? Send your suggestions our way! Non Fiction The 57 Bus / edited by Dashka Slater #NotYourPrincess: Voices of Native American Women / edited by Lisa Charleyboy and Mary Beth Leatherdale ...  

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Body Positivity

Click on any book cover to go to the catalog and place a hold. Happy reading! These lists are always changing. See something we missed? Send your suggestions our way! Non Fiction The (Other) F Word: A Celebration of the Fat and Fierce / edited by Angie Manfredi The Self-Love Revolution: Radical Body Positivity for ...  

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Genealogy

Genealogy Explore the Library ExploreAsk a Librarian Search Catalog My Account E-Books Storytimes Facebook Instagram Videos Hours Sun & Mon: 10am-6pm Tues, Wed & Thurs: 10am-8pm Fri & Sat: 10am-6pmNewsletters Sign Up Sign up for our weekly newsletters. Sign up Youth Services Blog Sign up to receive our blog posts in your inbox. Sign up ...  

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Non-Fiction to Share

So maybe your bedtime reading is more realistic than magical, it’s all good when it’s time spent reading together! Here are suggestions for exploring a range of topics, from the natural world to history, inventions to adventure.

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Veterans Memorial

Happy Valley Veterans Memorial Park Honoring our veterans   The City of Happy Valley is proud to possess a permanent feature to honor the men and women who served our country. Dedicated in a formal ceremony on Aug. 20, 2021, the Happy Valley Veterans Memorial Park provides an opportunity to gather and thank local veterans. ...  

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Pavement Management Program

Pavement Maintenance Program (PMP) The City of Happy Valley has close to 170 lane miles of roadway which totals to a value of almost $50 million dollars. This asset happens to be the largest asset owned and operated by the City of Happy Valley.  It goes without saying that keeping these streets in good condition ...  

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City Council Virtual Executive Session

Executive Session to follow Regular Session pursuant to ORS 192.660(2)(e) Real Property Transactions.

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Public Art Committee Virtual Meeting

Agenda This is a virtual meeting, please join on your computer or phone using the following instructions. Public comments can also be emailed to [email protected] in advance of the meeting. Join from a PC, Mac, iPad, iPhone or Android device: Please click this URL to join. https://cohv.zoom.us/s/98790965051 Or iPhone one-tap: +13462487799,,98790965051# US (Houston) +16699006833,,98790965051# US …  

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What About the Classics?

What happens when the books from our youth contain language, stereotypes, and situations that are problematic? As librarians, we don’t have all the answers for you, but here are our tips for approaching those classics that have ideas and ideals that may not match your current views.

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Traffic and Publics Safety Meeting – VIRTUAL

Join from a PC, Mac, iPad, iPhone or Android device: Please click this URL to join. https://cohv.zoom.us/j/95083949799?pwd=VVdFYmJlZ3RkR0o3UCt4MHUrY24vdz09 Passcode: 792640   Or iPhone one-tap: +12532158782,,95083949799# US (Tacoma) +13462487799,,95083949799# US (Houston)   Or join by phone: Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location): US: +1 253 215 8782  or +1 346 248 7799  …  

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Exploring Seasons: Spring

Yay, spring! After the cold, rainy months, the blue skies, warmer temps, and growing things sure do seem exciting. Have fun exploring this new season with your kiddo. Here are our ideas for having some springtime fun.

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Hearings Officer Virtual Meeting

Agenda You are invited to a Zoom webinar. When: Mar 4, 2021 09:00 AM Pacific Time (US and Canada) Topic: Hearing Officer – March Please click the link below to join the webinar: https://cohv.zoom.us/j/92355186938?pwd=UCtML21hdVE5MFBuSEtXL0tCK1JxUT09 Passcode: 899622 Or iPhone one-tap: US: +13462487799,92355186938# or +16699006833,92355186938# Or Telephone: Dial (for higher quality, dial a number based on your …  

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Tips for managing your trees following a storm

Tips for managing your trees following a storm When ice accumulates on tree limbs, even a slight breeze is enough force to cause limbs to come crashing down. As the ice melts, it is extremely dangerous to be under or around them as they will be prone to cave due to the unprecedented amount of ...  

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Rocks and Minerals

Living in Oregon we are part of a rich geological history. Not all states can boast a state rock (hello, thunderegg!) along with federal lands that actually invite rock hunting. Here’s our webliography of resources for learning more about rocks and minerals, along with a link to our catalog to find more books for exploring. Happy rock hunting!

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Storm debris drop off event

storm debris drop off event While debris on resident property is ultimately the responsibility of the property owner to clear and dispose of, to help residents with clean-up efforts, Happy Valley’s Public Works Department is offering an opportunity for you to drop off those fallen tree branches and other storm related yard debris for FREE. …  

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Storm debris drop off event

storm debris drop off event While debris on resident property is ultimately the responsibility of the property owner to clear and dispose of, to help residents with clean-up efforts, Happy Valley’s Public Works Department is offering an opportunity for you to drop off those fallen tree branches and other storm related yard debris for FREE. …  

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Storm debris drop off event

storm debris drop off event While debris on resident property is ultimately the responsibility of the property owner to clear and dispose of, to help residents with clean-up efforts, Happy Valley’s Public Works Department is offering an opportunity for you to drop off those fallen tree branches and other storm related yard debris for FREE. …  

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Storm debris drop off event

storm debris drop off event While debris on resident property is ultimately the responsibility of the property owner to clear and dispose of, to help residents with clean-up efforts, Happy Valley’s Public Works Department is offering an opportunity for you to drop off those fallen tree branches and other storm related yard debris for FREE. …  

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Happy Valley Library Closed

Due to hazardous road conditions and power outage, Library is closed today, February 16. Visit Library Website    

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Let’s Laugh!

Why do we love funny books? Because it feels good to laugh. When I’m reading a book that makes me crack up uncontrollably (I’m looking at you, Catwad!) I feel a kind of inner peace afterward, a happy glow that stays with me for awhile.

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Hearings Officer Virtual Meeting

Agenda Please click the link below to join the webinar: https://cohv.zoom.us/j/92202204284?pwd=dWhQaXdEMEhGY1czbzkrYzRXU0prdz09 Passcode: 045282 Or iPhone one-tap: US: +13462487799, 92202204284# or +16699006833, 92202204284# Or Telephone: Dial (for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location): US: +1 346 248 7799 or +1 669 900 6833 or +1 253 215 8782 or +1 312 626 …  

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City facilities and Library will be closing at noon today, Feb. 11

Due to inclement weather, all city facilities including the Library will be closing at noon today, Feb. 11. Weather Safety Tips

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City buildings and facilities closed – President’s Day

Read more about President’s Day from the National Archives.

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Traffic and Public Safety Meeting – VIRTUAL – CANCELED

Join from a PC, Mac, iPad, iPhone or Android device: Please click this URL to join. https://cohv.zoom.us/j/93036918625?pwd=dDRtOVRpM0s5am1YUzM3ZTh3MUhiUT09 Passcode: 375592 Or iPhone one-tap: +16699006833,,93036918625# US (San Jose) +12532158782,,93036918625# US (Tacoma) Or join by phone: Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location): US: +1 669 900 6833  or +1 253 215 8782  or …  

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129th Ave Road Improvements

129th Avenue Road & Safety Improvements Completed Project complete In May, the roadway along SE 129th Avenue between SE Mountain Gate Road to SE Scott Creek Lane received the green light to fully reopen as the final tasks of a major road project were completed. This stretch now includes a variety of new features including: ...  

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STEAM at home

Kids are naturally curious, and they learn about the world through exploration and play. To that end, we’ve gathered together various ideas for at home STEAM activities that invite kids to explore, invent, and create! 

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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Past Meetings

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Past Meetings 2021 January 11 February 8 March 8 APRIL 12 May 10 June 14 August 9 2020 December 8

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City Limits Explained

City Limits Explained Did you know that the city listed in your address does not necessarily mean that you live inside that city? For any resident, it is important to know if you are in fact located within the city limits or in an unincorporated area of the county. Confusing matters, city boundaries often do not ...  

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Audiobooks For Younger Listeners

I love reading to my kids, but sometimes I need a break. And other times, they want the agency to listen to a story as many times as they want. Enter the audiobook! Here are our options for listening for younger kids.

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Just One More Chapter!

Here are some of our favorite family read alouds, great for preschoolers through 3rd grade or so. Included is a rough estimate of how many sittings it might take to finish them. Whether you read to your child at breakfast, before dinner or at bedtime, it’s all good!

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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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Letters & Mail

Sending and receiving mail is practically magical. When they write their own letters, kids have the power to communicate as they wish, whether it’s a drawing, a story, or just them writing their name down. Learning how to address an envelope has it’s own art as well, understanding the importance of place in the world. But how does it all work? Here’s our guide to the true and, well, exaggerated magic of mail.

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Public Art Virtual Committee Meeting

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City Hall and Happy Valley Library Closed in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

“Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, what are you doing for others?” Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Each year, on the third Monday of January, we celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the civil rights activist and leader in the movement to end racial segregation in the United States. The day is designated to …  

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Sharing Mindfulness with Children

These books encourage children (and their grownups) to slow down and bring their awareness to the present moment. Mindfulness for kids might mean taking time to explore a flower or to taste a single strawberry.  Just like grownups, being mindful can support children in navigating strong emotions or worry.  These mindful titles encourage us all to take a breath with awareness, to be in the moment, and to practice kindness to ourselves and others.

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Exploring Seasons: Winter

January and February can feel like such long, cold months, but there’s joy and excitement in the season of winter! Here are some of our ideas for finding the fun in freezing cold. So wrap up in warm clothes and head outside to explore the wonderfully, often rainy, season of winter in Oregon! 

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Traffic and Public Safety Meeting – VIRTUAL

Join from a PC, Mac, iPad, iPhone or Android device: Please click this URL to join. https://cohv.zoom.us/j/93744587864?pwd=cUhzNWFybURBWVIyYkxGYnc5K256dz09 Passcode: 665968   Or join by phone: Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location): US: +1 346 248 7799  or +1 669 900 6833  or +1 253 215 8782  or +1 312 626 6799  …  

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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

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You Can Never Read Too Many Graphic Novels

I like to think of certain graphic novels as being so good, such instant classics with wide-ranging appeal, that they serve as entrance points into a lifetime of reading for many a kiddo. Let’s look at these as pathways through the world of graphic novels – from around Kindergarten level up to upper elementary.

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New Year’s Eve Day

City Offices are closed.

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New Year’s Day

City Hall, Library and Public Works facilities are closed. A Message from the Mayor

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A Special NEW YEAR Message from the Mayor

A New Year Message from the Mayor A New Year and 2020 Reflections January brings the beginning of a new year. As much as I’m ready to put 2020 behind, it’s important to recognize all of the City’s accomplishments from this last year. Despite a global pandemic that significantly limited our ability to be out ...  

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Council Corner

December 29, 2020

Christmas Day – City Buildings Closed

Christmas Eve Day – City Hall Closed

Audiobooks for Older Listeners

When children are young, it’s easy to see the benefit in parents reading out loud to their child. Children who are read to have better vocabularies, stronger reading skills and healthy social/emotional development. But why stop there?! Keep reading for some of our favorite books to listen to for upper elementary through middle school.

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Right of Way Usage License Form – Utility

Right of Way Registration Form – Utility

DEI Task Force Virtual Meeting

Notice of Possible Quorum Happy Valley City Council Notice of Possible Quorum Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) Task Force Meetings Meetings are held virtually until further notice Notice of possible quorum. Members of the City Council possibly constituting a quorum may attend the DEI Task Force Meetings. The Council will not deliberate towards nor make …  

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DEI Task Force Virtual Meeting

Notice of Possible Quorum Happy Valley City Council Notice of Possible Quorum Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) Task Force Meetings Meetings are held virtually until further notice Notice of possible quorum. Members of the City Council possibly constituting a quorum may attend the DEI Task Force Meetings. The Council will not deliberate towards nor make …  

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DEI Task Force Virtual Meeting

Agenda Notice of Possible Quorum Happy Valley City Council Notice of Possible Quorum Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) Task Force Meetings Meetings are held virtually until further notice Notice of possible quorum. Members of the City Council possibly constituting a quorum may attend the DEI Task Force Meetings. The Council will not deliberate towards nor …  

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DEI Virtual Task Force Meeting

Agenda Notice of Possible Quorum Happy Valley City Council Notice of Possible Quorum Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) Task Force Meetings Meetings are held virtually until further notice Notice of possible quorum. Members of the City Council possibly constituting a quorum may attend the DEI Task Force Meetings. The Council will not deliberate towards nor …  

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DEI Virtual Task Force Meeting

Agenda Join from a PC, Mac, iPad, iPhone or Android device: Please click this URL to join. https://cohv.zoom.us/j/95708984851?pwd=R0s5ZzRyUFh1Q2Fhc2toLzJDRk1OZz09 Passcode: 881956 Or join by phone: Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location): US: +1 669 900 6833  or +1 253 215 8782  or +1 346 248 7799  or +1 929 436 2866  …  

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DEI Task Force Virtual Meeting

Agenda   Join from a PC, Mac, iPad, iPhone or Android device: Please click this URL to join. https://cohv.zoom.us/j/95708984851?pwd=R0s5ZzRyUFh1Q2Fhc2toLzJDRk1OZz09 Passcode: 881956 Or join by phone: Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location): US: +1 669 900 6833  or +1 253 215 8782  or +1 346 248 7799  or +1 929 436 …  

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DEI Task Force Virtual Meeting

Notice of Possible Quorum Happy Valley City Council Notice of Possible Quorum Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) Task Force Meetings Meetings are held virtually until further notice Notice of possible quorum. Members of the City Council possibly constituting a quorum may attend the DEI Task Force Meetings. The Council will not deliberate towards nor make …  

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DEI Task Force Meeting – Virtual

Agenda Notice of Possible Quorum Happy Valley City Council Notice of Possible Quorum Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) Task Force Meetings Meetings are held virtually until further notice Notice of possible quorum. Members of the City Council possibly constituting a quorum may attend the DEI Task Force Meetings. The Council will not deliberate towards nor …  

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Winter Weather Safety

Winter Weather Safety Stay warm, stay calm, and most importantly, stay safe The Pacific Northwest is no stranger to ice and snow. In Happy Valley specifically, we usually get at least a taste of the cold and icy weather, but storms run the gamut when it comes to their tenacity and duration. Regardless, it’s always ...  

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Start with Episode One: Epic Podcast Storytelling for Older Kids (and their grown-ups!)

I’ve started thinking about capturing that special-event feeling of movie night with the joy of listening to podcasts, and I’ve found some wonderful works of storytelling art I just have to share.

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New Baby – A Guide for New Parents

Welcoming a new baby into your home is an amazing experience. And incredibly overwhelming! Those of us who have been there have appreciated some help along the way. Yes, you can definitely read books, but let’s be honest, while a newborn sleeps a lot, you’ll need rest too! Here are suggestions for support, including some local agencies. 

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Printing at the Library

Printing at the Library Explore the Library ExploreAsk a Librarian Search Catalog My Account E-Books Storytimes Facebook Instagram Videos Hours Sun & Mon: 10am-6pm Tues, Wed & Thurs: 10am-8pm Fri & Sat: 10am-6pmNewsletters Sign Up Sign up for our weekly newsletters. Sign up Youth Services Blog Sign up to receive our blog posts in your ...  

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Baking with Kids

Math, science, art…baking has it all! Whether you’ve got a toddler or tween, it’s never too early to get in the kitchen and start baking together. Yes, there will be a mess, but it will be worth it! And there are some things you can do to minimize the potential wildness.

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Teacher Toolbox

Explore the Library ExploreAsk a Librarian Search Catalog My Account E-Books Storytimes Facebook Instagram Videos Hours Sun & Mon: 10am-6pm Tues, Wed & Thurs: 10am-8pm Fri & Sat: 10am-6pmNewsletters Sign Up Sign up for our weekly newsletters. Sign up Youth Services Blog Sign up to receive our blog posts in your inbox. Sign up Are ...  

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Snowflakes!

What do you know about snow? If you’re curious and you want to learn more, then you’ve come to the right place. I dug through the internet looking for some great snow science sites for kids, and here’s the best of what I found!

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Traffic and Public Safety Meeting – VIRTUAL

Join from a PC, Mac, iPad, iPhone or Android device: Please click this URL to join. https://cohv.zoom.us/j/99009190863?pwd=K001ck82M1NVUkY2VXFLUFVnSE4wUT09   Passcode: 026870 Or join by phone: Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location): US: +1 253 215 8782  or +1 346 248 7799  or +1 669 900 6833  or +1 301 715 8592  …  

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Favorite Books of 2020

Favorite Books of 2020 Jump to: Children:  Picture Books  |  Early Readers  |  Chapter Books Teens:  Middle School |  High School Adults:  Fiction  |  Non-Fiction Not surprisingly, the Happy Valley Library staff like to read! Whether it’s silly picture books or social science reads, romantic comedies or gorgeous graphic novels, they’ve compiled their favorite books ...  

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Diversity, Equality & Inclusion (DEI) Task Force Virtual Meeting

Agenda/Packet Join Zoom Meeting https://zoom.us/j/99676201486?pwd=RjZ3U3pUUFRUZjltR1lGdll5RkhwUT09 Meeting ID: 996 7620 1486 Passcode: 478271 One tap mobile +16465588656,,99676201486#,,,,,,0#,,478271# US (New York) +13017158592,,99676201486#,,,,,,0#,,478271# US (Washington D.C) Dial by your location +1 646 558 8656 US (New York) +1 301 715 8592 US (Washington D.C) +1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago) +1 669 900 9128 US (San Jose) +1 …  

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A Message from the Mayor – Year in Review

November 30, 2020

New Baby – A Guide for New Siblings

There is so much excitement when your family grows. Making the transition from single child to more can be a monumental change, especially for the soon-to-be-no-longer-only child. Here are some of our favorite books for sharing with your child from pregnancy to becoming a big sibling.

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Book Gift Giving

Don’t know if you know, but librarians love books! We love sharing books and especially giving books as gifts. Books are great gifts on their own, but sometimes it’s nice to make a whole bundle of fun to go with it.

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Dinosaurs!

Why do we find dinosaurs so fascinating? We love to learn their names, look at pictures of how we imagine they looked, and daydream about that time in the deep past when dinosaurs ruled the earth.

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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

Rethinking Native American Stories

We’re sharing some wonderful books by Native authors. We’ve selected a few picture books that offer diverse perspectives on the contemporary Indigenous experience, some historical fiction for middle grade readers, and some alternatives to the traditional Thanksgiving storybooks.

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Annual Report

Public Art Virtual Committee Meeting

Agenda This is a virtual meeting, please join on your computer or phone using the following instructions. Public comments can also be emailed to [email protected] in advance of the meeting. Join from a PC, Mac, iPad, iPhone or Android device: Please click this URL to join. https://cohv.zoom.us/j/93400627970 Or join by phone: Dial(for higher quality, dial …  

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Growing Gratitude

In a culture where it is easy to consume, purchase, and receive, it can be a challenge to instill a sense of gratitude. Balance with that the want to provide joy, excitement, and enrichment for our kids. Here are some ideas of sharing thankfulness as a family.

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Senior Resources P&R

Senior Resources Health & Wellness Medicaid Long Term Care Eligibility Requirements Oregon Health Plan / Medicare Long Term Care Programs Stay Sharp! The Best Brain Games for Seniors Crossword Puzzles Top 10 Benefits of Puzzle Solving  Brain games to help fight Dementia/Alzheimer's Audio Books Solitaire Fitness Back to Parks & Rec →

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Adult Resources P&R

Adult Resources Fitness 20+ Virtual Fitness & Yoga Classes in the Portland Area YMCA 360: On Demand Videos Fitness Blender Body Project Challenge Best Home Workout Programs Instructional Back to Parks & Rec

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Teen Resources P&R

Teen Resources Educational Khan Academy (schedule templates) Virtual Field Trips Virtual Field Trips for Remote Learning Arts & Crafts 27 Art & Craft Activities to try from home Virtual Escape Rooms S.T.E.M Activities List of FREE S.T.E.M Resources Revit Architecture Modeling for Beginners The Ultimate S.T.E.M Guide For Kids Fitness Back to Parks & Rec ...  

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Youth Resources P&R

Youth Resources Educational Khan Academy (schedule templates) Virtual Field Trips Road Trip From Home - Virtual Field Trips Arts & Crafts City of Happy Valley Coloring Book! Crayola Coloring Pages The Great Gorge Adventure Activity Book DIY Gratitude Jar Art for Kids Hub! S.T.E.M. Activities 30-day LEGO Challenge Stop Motion Video for Kids Virtual COVID-19 ...  

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Preschool Resources P&R

Preschool Resources:<5 years old Printable List Printable List Back to Parks & Rec →

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Information and Support for parents during the Coronavirus Pandemic

Here we share some reliable resources for current information about issues confronting parents during the pandemic.  You’ll find videos, webinars, podcasts, and more.  Perhaps you’ll find something that helps you to make a difficult decision, or to cope with your own or your child’s stress.  We are here for you!

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Pumpkin Math

Have a few pumpkins around? Kids of all ages (and grownups) can flex their math muscles with some simple activities using pumpkins!

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Spiders!

What do you think about spiders? Are you intrigued by them? Scared of them? They may be much smaller than us, but spiders can cause quite a reaction from people. So let’s look closely at this creature that shares out world, and see what we can learn.

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Thanksgiving Day: City Hall and Library closed

Traffic & Public Safety Meeting – CANCELED

Click here to access all posted Traffic and Public Safety Committee agendas, packets and minutes.

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Veterans Day Observed: City Hall and Library closed

Leaf Drop

Residents need to bring proof of residency and maintain 6ft. social distancing.  

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Daylight Saving Time Ends

   

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Language Collections

Language Collections In addition to English, the Happy Valley Library has collections in Chinese, Korean, Russian, Spanish, Ukrainian, and Vietnamese.  Want to check some out? Click the images below to be taken to lists of each collection at lincc.org, where you can place holds using your library card. Need help? Give us a call at ...  

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Prescription Drug Take Back Event

Election Day

General Election November 3, 2020

November 3, 2020 General Election Ready to Vote! If you're ready to turn in your election ballot, Happy Valley has two convenient locations. One is located right in front of City Hall, the other in front of Happy Valley Library. Both provide contactless ballot drop off. Clackamas County, Oregon manages these boxes, so please check ...  

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Exploring Seasons: Autumn

Each season brings a special opportunity to explore and discover the world around us. As someone who grew up in a place with mostly one season (ah, Louisiana, the land of muggy and hot, and muggier and hotter), the beautiful relief and joy of autumn is something to celebrate! Here are some of our suggestions for exploring the season with your kiddos.

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Trees!

Want to learn more about trees? It’s easy to find information online, but it’s hard to know what’s worth your time. Here are some sites to enlighten, entertain, and amaze you!

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Traffic & Public Safety Meeting – VIRTUAL

Click here to access all posted Traffic and Public Safety Committee agendas, packets and minutes.   Join from a PC, Mac, iPad, iPhone or Android device: Please click this URL to join. https://cohv.zoom.us/j/94900305162?pwd=VjRQcTBLWmVEcDFiWHlER2ppcWhKUT09 Passcode: 855650 Or join by phone: Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location): US: +1 253 215 8782 or +1 …  

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Meals on Wheels

Meals on Wheels People What is Meals on Wheels People? There are many circumstances that can make shopping, preparing, and purchasing food difficult for older adults. As the City’s Meals on Wheels People provider, Happy Valley Parks and Recreation is proud to offer relief to struggling seniors by delivering reliable, nutritious meals on a weekly ...  

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Leaf Drop

Residents need to bring proof of residency and maintain 6ft. social distancing.  

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Leaf Drop

Residents need to bring proof of residency and maintain 6ft. social distancing.

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Germs!

Are germs and microbes the same thing? Is a microorganism alive? Can they be seen without a microscope? The world of microscopic creatures is all around us, hanging out in our gut, on doorknobs, in ponds…pretty much everywhere. Here’s our guide to the world of microorganisms, including websites, databases, and search terms to use to find library books to dig deeper.

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Start a Family Book Club

Most parents are in the know about reading to their young child. But as kids grow up and start reading independently, did you know that it is still important to read together? And yes, it might feel strange to read Brown Bear, Brown Bear with your 4th grader. Good news, there are some amazing books you and your child can share! Here are our recommendations for starting your own family book club with your 3rd-8th grade family members.

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Wildfires 2020

Wildfire 2020 Resident Resources Happy Valley Level 1 evacuation alert has been lifted Keep following the City's Facebook page as well as Facebook pages for Clackamas County, Oregon, Clackamas Fire, and Clackamas County Sheriff's Office. Be sure to check out www.wildfire.oregon.gov. It offers additional links to road closures, county alerts, and vital health information related ...  

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A Special 9/11 Message from the Mayor

A Special 9/11 Message from the Mayor A special message from the Mayor New York City’s Tribute in Light serves as a powerful reminder of the events that transpired on Sept. 11, 2001 and celebrates the unbreakable spirit of the American people. Many in our community have a very personal recollection of that moment when ...  

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All City Buildings Closed September 7 – Labor Day

All city buildings will be closed Monday, September 7th for the Labor Day Holiday. History of Labor Day

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Let’s Get Writing!

Just like reading, writing is a skill to nurture in young learners. Writing allows them to make a connection between written and spoken word. It also encourages them to develop their creative side, whether they are crafting a new story or writing a letter.  Rather than just copying down words from a page, there are some fun and simple activities your child can do to become a better writer (even if they can’t read yet!). 

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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion September is Spanish Heritage Month - Latinx reads for adults The City of Happy Valley is one of the most diverse communities in Oregon. As of 2021, many residents identify as Asian (22.7 percent), of two or more races (5.9 percent), and/or Hispanic or Latinx (4.4 percent). Diversity is also much ...  

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Politics for Kids

More and more families are having open conversations about big issues, including politics. We most often associate politics with big moments in history, things like presidential elections. But when you boil it down, politics is how people in groups make decisions, at many different levels. Here are some ideas of how to introduce this concept of politics, voting, and what it means to be a citizen to your kid.

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Early Reader Levels…What Do They Mean?!

If you’ve ever browsed our Early Reader section, you’ve probably noticed numbers on the sides of many of the books, or friendly names or colors. To make it more complicated, your child might have really like a Level 1 of a particular series, but when you pick up a Level 1 of another series it’s way too hard or too easy. Why is it so difficult?!

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Traffic & Public Safety Meeting – Virtual Meeting

Click here to access all posted Traffic and Public Safety Committee agendas, packets and minutes.   Join from a PC, Mac, iPad, iPhone or Android device: Please click this URL to join. https://cohv.zoom.us/j/95712467618?pwd=NGRvYUtVNHU0dmVRMStNMjFCMmgyZz09 Passcode: 581829 Join by phone: Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location): US: +1 346 248 7799 or …  

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Very Beginning Readers

Is your kiddo ready to start reading? Each kid is ready in their own time, but sharing simple text with lots of repetition can help develop their literacy skills. The world of early readers can be a complex place with leveling (set by publishers), movie/franchise tie-ins (with complicated words), and lots of very little spines. Here are our suggestions of great first books to share with your kid.

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Drawing Adventures

Everybody can use a little spark of creativity. Some amazing authors/illustrators have stepped up with videos that encourage your child to explore art in new and exciting ways. Check out some of these video links for creative fun!

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What to read after watching Avatar, the Last Airbender

I understand your situation- you’ve just finished watching all 61 episodes of Avatar, the Last Airbender, and now you need a good book. But what can compare to Avatar’s blend of fantasy, friendship, philosophy, and frenetic action?

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Local Parent Support

Parenting can be really hard. And with so much uncertainty and isolation, finding support can really make a difference. Fortunately, there are several local groups offering parenting classes, support groups, and other services for Clackamas County families.

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Diverse Board Books:  A Place to Begin

When should you start talking to your child about race?  Today!  Babies as young as 6 months old notice and categorize people by race.  Ibram X. Kendi, in his new book, Antiracist Baby outlines nine steps to raise an antiracist child.  Number one is, “Open your eyes to all skin colors”. Here is a list of board books that illustrate the beautiful range of skin tones in our world.

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Weeding…Books

Parting with things, especially books, is never easy. Here are some tips on how to go through your book collection with your kids.

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Blood Drive

*Blood donations collected at your upcoming blood drive  will be tested for COVID-19 antibodies. The antibody test is authorized by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and will indicate if the eligible donor’s immune system has produced antibodies to the coronavirus, regardless of whether they developed symptoms. (June 15th through Oct. 31,2020) This is not a …  

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Homemade Science Lab

Kids are natural scientists. As a grownup without much of a science background, it can be daunting to try an experiment at home, because I feel like I don’t have the vocabulary or knowledge to answer my kids’ questions. But, it really doesn’t matter! Science is about discovery, questioning and exploring. Look for the answers together! And just enjoy the process. 

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Happy Valley Library Video Collection

Videos from the Library Storytime Youth services staff share songs, stories, and playful moments. Create! Happy Valley Library staff, guest presenters, and teen volunteers share projects, crafts, and other fun stuff you can do at home. Social Emotional Learning Looking for videos from the library that support Social Emotion Learning? We've collected some of our ...  

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Sidewalk Chalk Summer

SIDEWALK CHALK Out of ideas for how to occupy the kids? Give them some sidewalk chalk and set them loose on the sidewalk or driveway.  You can also draw indoors with black or dark colored paper.   Free play is always a great option, but here are some ideas to spark creativity, imagination, and movement. GAMES …  

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City Hall Closed In Observance of Independence Day

Kiddie Pool Science

Have a kiddie pool (or a bathtub)? There’s something magical about those 4-6 inches of water! Kids are content to splash and sit in water for a ridiculous amount of time. Here are some simple ideas to extend that play, that require just a little prep.

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Let’s Make a Simple Box Puppet!

I’m always impressed with how lively some people get once there’s a puppet on their hand. If you’re like that, or if you want to find out if you’re like that, here’s a painless way to turn your recycling into your friend.

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Virtual Trip: Outer Space

It orbits around the Earth every 90 minutes and has for the last 20+ years! The International Space Station acts as a home, research facility and exploration tool for many countries. Here are some of resources to start your own adventure to the great unknown.

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Rainbow Reads: Chapter Books

Looking for elementary and middle school books featuring LGBTQIA+ characters?   We’ve got you covered!  Here are a few new titles we love.   Chapter Books with Lesbian Characters The Mighty Heart of Sunny Saint James by Ashley Herring Blake Hurricane Child by Kacen Calendar One True Way by Shannon Hitchcock Redwood and Ponytail by K. A. …  

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Ready For Chapter Books!

Hey parents/guardians of young readers! Is your child ready for chapter books but you don't know where to start? Or are you looking for something a little longer than your usual picture books to read aloud? With just the right amount of text, and often heavily illustrated, these titles are just right for helping your ...  

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Gforms Neighborhood Block Party

Neighborhood Block Party Permit Application "*" indicates required fields Step 1 of 2 50% Block Parties are designed to meet your neighbors, build community spirit and cohesiveness. The City of Happy Valley is happy to assist you in this endeavor. The program is not intended for private parties exclusive of neighboring residents. Please submit this ...  

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Rainbow Reads: Picture Books & Parenting

LGBTQIA+ Picture Books & Parenting Resources

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Traffic & Public Safety Meeting Virtual Meeting

Click here to access all posted Traffic and Public Safety Committee agendas, packets and minutes.   Join from a PC, Mac, iPad, iPhone or Android device: Please click this URL to join. https://cohv.zoom.us/j/93880669640?pwd=WXdneDIrOUxjQSsxQ3QwTnVmOUpsQT09 Password: 257137   Or join by phone: Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location): US: +1 346 248 …  

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City Council Virtual Executive Session

Agenda Executive Session pursuant to ORS 192.660(2)(e) to conduct deliberations with persons designated by the governing body to negotiate real property transactions. If you are a member of the news media that would like to attend this virtual meeting, please contact [email protected]

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Urban Renewal Agency Virtual Meeting

Agenda Join from a PC, Mac, iPad, iPhone or Android device: Please click this URL to join. https://cohv.zoom.us/j/94144149937?pwd=WlluaTFSaVNtVTNCb3lYMTkybjltdz09 Password: 810928 Or join by phone: Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location): US: +1 669 900 6833  or +1 253 215 8782  or +1 346 248 7799  or +1 929 436 2866  …  

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“If I Were Mayor, I Would…” 2020

"If I Were Mayor, I Would..." 2020 Congratulations! At the June 2 City Council meeting, Kate Janzen, a fourth grader from Scouters Mountain Elementary,  Kyle McFarland, a sixth grader at Happy Valley Middle School, and Yurie Han, a junior at Clackamas High School were recognized for their winning submissions in the 2020 “If I were ...  

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General Election 2020

General Election 2020 Are you interested in running for City Council? City Council positions two (2) and four (4) will be on the ballot for the November 3, 2020 General Election. Candidate packets are available on the website or from the City Recorder. Elections for mayor and councilor positions are held bi-annually at the General ...  

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Podcasts for Parents

I’m a librarian, so of course I love books and reading, but when I’m feeling wiped out it feels so much more appropriate to plug in my earbuds, press play, close my eyes, and listen.

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Social Justice for Kids

Parenting is hard. Having big discussions, even with other grownups much less kids, can feel daunting. Navigating what to share, how much detail and all of the other decisions can make you feel like it’s easier just not to talk about it. But kids know stuff happens. They hear it from friends, hear their grownups …  

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Virtual Trip Adventures

With actual trips taking a bit of a hiatus, it’s a great time to go on world travel from the comfort of your home. Grab a globe or a map, your imagination and your computer to craft an amazing adventure for your family. These resources are fantastic for planning your virtual trips.

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Flower Colors

With so many flowers blooming, now is a great time for some science exploration. Collect some various colors to see what colors (if any!) they produce. What can you do with the colored water?

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KXL.FM Morning Show Interview with Mayor Ellis on 5.14.20

May 19, 2020

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Urban Renewal Virtual Budget Meeting

Agenda Instructions to join meetining from a PC, Mac, iPad, iPhone or Android device: Please click this URL to join. https://cohv.zoom.us/j/93469134949?pwd=OHpJNmxZdEs4K3k2RGZqQnR4RmVPQT09 Password: 127664 Or join by phone: Dial (for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location): US: +1 669 900 6833 or +1 253 215 8782 or +1 346 248 7799 or …  

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Budget Committee Virtual Meeting

Agenda Join Zoom meeting From a PC, Mac, iPad, iPhone or Android device: Please click this URL to join. https://cohv.zoom.us/j/93469134949?pwd=OHpJNmxZdEs4K3k2RGZqQnR4RmVPQT09 Password: 127664   Or join by phone: Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location): US: +1 669 900 6833  or +1 253 215 8782  or +1 346 248 7799  or +1 …  

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Podcasts for Kids

Podcasts can be completely overwhelming, but once you’ve found ones you like it’s great to have new episodes queued up and ready to go! Here’s some of my current favorites for sharing with my kids.

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Hedger Humor

At this moment, life at home with kids has many of us struggling to keep our balance. Adrienne Hedger has an inspired eye for finding the humor in our current situation.

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Time for Comics!

Hey kids! Do you miss coming into the library to check out what’s new in the comics section? I know I do.

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Library Youth Services Blog

Read, Play, Create Happy Valley Library Youth Services Blog

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Is it time to renew your dog license?

April 21, 2020

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Wide Open School

How’s it going with structured activities in your home? For me, it’s a balancing act, and some days I feel successful if my kids have eaten food, gotten some fresh air, and cracked open a book.

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Early Childhood

Early Childhood Explore the Library ExploreAsk a Librarian Search Catalog My Account E-Books Storytimes Facebook Instagram Videos Hours Sun & Mon: 10am-6pm Tues, Wed & Thurs: 10am-8pm Fri & Sat: 10am-6pmNewsletters Sign Up Sign up for our weekly newsletters. Sign up Youth Services Blog Sign up to receive our blog posts in your inbox. Sign ...  

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Virtual City Council Meeting

Agenda Virtual Meeting Instructions Join from a PC, Mac, iPad, iPhone or Android device: Please click this URL to join. https://zoom.us/j/95857221228?pwd=VjdldVd2cWRaOEFvSVJxcnZ4L1NiZz09 Password: 006916 Or join by phone: Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location): US: +1 346 248 7799 or +1 669 900 6833 or +1 253 215 8782 or +1 …  

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Message from Mayor Ellis 04.08.20

April 9, 2020

Mayor’s Message 04.08.20

4.8.20 Hello Happy Valley, Mayor Tom Ellis here. I just wanted to take a moment to thank everyone in our community for making the most of this time. It’s been great to see residents write positive messages in chalk on the sidewalk, post their kids’ drawings in windows, and continue to spread a sense of …  

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Message from the Mayor 4.08.20

Mayor Message #5 4.8.20 Hello Happy Valley, Mayor Tom Ellis here. I just wanted to take a moment to thank everyone in our community for making the most of this time. It’s been great to see residents write positive messages in chalk on the sidewalk, post their kids’ drawings in windows, and continue to spread …  

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Mayor and City Council Special Virtual Meeting

Agenda THIS IS A VIRTUAL MEETING Preferred Method: Join from a PC, Mac, iPad, iPhone or Android device: Please click this URL to join. https://zoom.us/j/313159799?pwd=eUFKWk9hbHVQOXlBSkdpeGdyUVBVdz09 Password: 672222 (note, password won’t be needed if you use the link above) Backup Option: Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location): US: +1 669 900 …  

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Stayconnected

Message from Mayor Ellis

April 1, 2020

COVID-19 Virtual Tours

Virtual Tours Virtual Tours Road Trip From Home Car trip through the USA Explore Dubai's Food and Culture List of some virtual museum tours List of some virtual national park tours Oregon Zoo OMSI Portland Art Museum Online Collection Natural History Museum (New Dinosaur Exhibit) Walking Tour in 4K -- Washington, D.C. Access Mars 10 ...  

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Local Hike Maps

Local Hiking Maps Local Hike Maps Provided by Happy Valley Hikers! Easy Hike from City Hall-Fred Meyer-2.3 Miles Easy Hike from City Hall-Taralon-2.6 Miles Easy Hike from Grocery Outlet-South of Sunnyside-2.3 Miles Easy Hike from HV Library-Village Green to Pioneer Park-2.0 Miles Easy Hike from HV Park Splash Pad-Around the Bowl-2.5 Miles Easy Hike from ...  

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Request an extra Patrol

Request for extra Patrol Request for Extra Patrols (Three weeks maximum) If you own residential property or a business within the City of Happy Valley and would like to have extra patrols performed, please complete this form and submit to The City of Happy Valley at least 72 hours prior to your planned absence.Owner InformationName ...  

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COVID-19 Message from Mayor Ellis

March 25, 2020

Mayor and City Council Special Meeting

This meeting is a virtual meeting, please see instructions below to join on the conference call. How to Call In: Dial-in number (US): (617) 829-6859 Due to the unprecedented demand on phone networks, we recommend calling into the meeting early. If you get a busy tone, wait a couple seconds and try again.   Agenda

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Koin 6 Interview

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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Dumpster Day 2021

Pleasant Valley/North Carver Comprehensive Plan Open House April 2 & 8

Michelle Rosenthal

Canceled – PV/NC Comprehensive Plan Open House

The draft of the Pleasant Valley/North Carver (PV/NC) Comprehensive Plan will soon be up for review by the City’s Planning Commission and City Council.  Before this occurs, the City of Happy Valley will host two informational Open Houses, so the public can view a variety of visual materials and information relating to the recommendations. The …  

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Daylight Saving Time Starts

Mar 8, 2020 – Daylight Saving Time Starts When local standard time is about to reach Sunday, March 8, 2020, 2:00:00 am clocks are turned forward 1 hour to Sunday, March 8, 2020, 3:00:00 am local daylight time instead.  

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Voting Poster

NO PARK RESERVATIONS

Mike Dale

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Drone Policy

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Request for Proposal

Request for Proposal ON-CALL ENGINEERING AND PUBLIC IMPROVEMENT PROJECT TECHNICAL SERVICES Information Addendum

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City Council Special Meeting

Happy Valley Road Jurisdiction Maps

Road Jurisdiction East December 2021Road Jurisdiction West December 2021

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Parks Bill Passed

State Legislature Unanimously Passes Bill to Resolve Parks Dispute between the City of Happy Valley and Clackamas County/NCPRD Earlier this week, the Oregon State Legislature unanimously passed House Bill 4106 which removes the City from NCPRD. As a result, Happy Valley will become its own parks and recreation provider and NCPRD will move forward with …  

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City’s Superblock Project Phase 1 Completed!

February 13, 2020

Holiday Closure Schedule – City Hall

Holiday Closure Schedule - City Hall Holiday Date New Year’s Day January 1 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day 3rd Monday in January President’s Day 3rd Monday in February Memorial Day Last Monday in May Independence Day July 4 Labor Day 1st Monday in September Veteran’s Day November 11 Thanksgiving Day 4th Thursday in November Friday ...  

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City buildings and facilities closed – President’s Day

                            Read more about President’s Day from the National Archives.

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Cancelled – Planning Commission

Planning Commission Virtual Meeting

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Planning Commission Virtual Meeting

Agenda Please click the link below to join the webinar: https://cohv.zoom.us/j/97024174553?pwd=YjQramtiVjREZ1o5cXNSZll6WDZkUT09 Passcode: 537037 Or iPhone one-tap: US: +13462487799,,97024174553# or +16699006833,,97024174553# Or Telephone: Dial (for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location): US: +1 346 248 7799 or +1 669 900 6833 or +1 253 215 8782 or +1 312 626 6799 or …  

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Virtual Planning Commission

Agenda Please click the link below to join the webinar: https://cohv.zoom.us/j/94881628678?pwd=NVFtMmlvOXc1RFRtNnprUlJsM0lTQT09 Passcode: 378706 Or iPhone one-tap: US: +16699006833, 94881628678# or +12532158782, 94881628678# Or Telephone: Dial (for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location): US: +1 669 900 6833 or +1 253 215 8782 or +1 346 248 7799 or +1 929 436 …  

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Planning Commission Virtual Meeting

Agenda   Please click the link below to join the webinar: https://cohv.zoom.us/j/91752162275?pwd=VTZZMVVwNHlTeFcza3dDZURRcWc5QT09 Passcode: 892842 Or iPhone one-tap: US: +13462487799,91752162275# or +16699006833,91752162275# Or Telephone: Dial (for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location): US: +1 346 248 7799 or +1 669 900 6833 or +1 253 215 8782 or +1 312 626 6799 …  

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Planning Commission Virtual Meeting

Agenda When: Feb 9, 2021 06:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada) Topic: Planning Commission – February Please click the link below to join the webinar: https://cohv.zoom.us/j/96407556675?pwd=KzF4b1pwNW0xNnVCV2J2UTBOK2h4Zz09 Passcode: 262853 Or iPhone one-tap: US: +12532158782, 96407556675# or +13462487799, 96407556675# Or Telephone: Dial (for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location): US: +1 253 …  

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Planning Commission Virtual Meeting

Agenda Please click the link below to join the webinar: https://cohv.zoom.us/j/94572388104?pwd=UEhIUmN2UHNNanEzT0g5TWtGRVhnUT09 Passcode: 286258 Or iPhone one-tap : US: +12532158782,94572388104# or +13462487799,94572388104# Or Telephone: Dial (for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location): US: +1 253 215 8782 or +1 346 248 7799 or +1 669 900 6833 or +1 301 715 8592 …  

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Planning Commission

Planning Commission Virtual Meeting

Agenda Please click the link below to join the webinar: https://cohv.zoom.us/j/95456414124?pwd=Rm8xN09HejY4Wjh1ZVh0MTNrNXpWUT09 Passcode: 316575 Or One tap mobile: US: +12532158782,95456414124# or +13462487799,95456414124# Or Telephone: Dial (for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location): US: +1 253 215 8782 or +1 346 248 7799 or +1 669 900 6833 or +1 301 715 8592 …  

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Planning Commission Virtual Meeting

Agenda & Packet Please click the link below to join the webinar: https://cohv.zoom.us/j/83462216245?pwd=b2FzMkEzLys5ZWkyQ1ZhcG1YZGNsUT09 Passcode: 029465 Or One tap mobile: US: +16699006833, 83462216245# or +12532158782, 83462216245# Or Telephone: Dial (for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location): US: +1 669 900 6833 or +1 253 215 8782 or +1 346 248 7799 or …  

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Mayor and City Council Special Meeting

Parks Advisory Committee Meeting

Cancelled – Parks Advisory Committee Meeting

Parks Advisory Committee Meeting

Canceled – Parks Advisory Committee Meeting

Parks Advisory Committee Virtual Meeting

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Parks Advisory Committee Virtual Meeting

Agenda Please click the link below to join the webinar: https://cohv.zoom.us/j/98684039979?pwd=TzJtNDNXaCtoYU1ydGpsaVkvdmZ3UT09 Password: 353142 Or iPhone one-tap : US: +12532158782,,98684039979# or +13462487799,,98684039979# Or Telephone: Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location): US: +1 253 215 8782 or +1 346 248 7799 or +1 669 900 6833 or +1 301 715 8592 or …  

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Parks Advisory Virtual Committee Meeting

Agenda Please click the link below to join the webinar: https://cohv.zoom.us/j/93185938977?pwd=ajhIazczSGc2SENXUFBod2ljZTh4Zz09 Password: 676606 Or iPhone one-tap : US: +12532158782,,93185938977# or +13462487799,,93185938977# Or Telephone: Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location): US: +1 253 215 8782 or +1 346 248 7799 or +1 669 900 6833 or +1 301 715 8592 or …  

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Parks Advisory Committee Meeting – CANCELED

Parks Advisory Virtual Committee Meeting

Agenda Please click the link below to join the webinar: https://cohv.zoom.us/j/96493683618?pwd=UzdEOHhPTzhoZVlYT294WmducGc2Zz09 Passcode: 613266 Or iPhone one-tap : US: +12532158782,,96493683618# or +13462487799,,96493683618# Or Telephone: Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location): US: +1 253 215 8782 or +1 346 248 7799 or +1 669 900 6833 or +1 301 715 8592 or …  

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Parks Advisory Committee Virtual Meeting

Agenda Please click the link below to join the webinar: https://cohv.zoom.us/j/95657209714?pwd=SUFTa3FQY2pNakxTMzh4VnB4ZlRJdz09 Passcode: 251626 Or iPhone one-tap : US: +16699006833,,95657209714# or +12532158782,,95657209714# Or Telephone: Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location): US: +1 669 900 6833 or +1 253 215 8782 or +1 346 248 7799 or +1 929 436 2866 or …  

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Parks Advisory Virtual Committee Meeting

Agenda Please click the link below to join the webinar: https://cohv.zoom.us/j/94329839249?pwd=eXA1STJDQUZJOFhOZ1JGQkRBeEpzUT09 Passcode: 023188 Or iPhone one-tap : US: +13462487799,,94329839249# or +16699006833,,94329839249# Or Telephone: Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location): US: +1 346 248 7799 or +1 669 900 6833 or +1 253 215 8782 or +1 312 626 6799 or …  

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Parks Advisory Committee Meeting – CANCELED

Parks Advisory Virtual Committee Meeting

Agenda Please click the link below to join the webinar: https://cohv.zoom.us/j/95374270437?pwd=TmV5OW1wbVBlZXJQQjBvMEVvTCtpdz09 Passcode: 336296 Or iPhone one-tap : US: +12532158782,,95374270437# or +13462487799,,95374270437# Or Telephone: Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location): US: +1 253 215 8782 or +1 346 248 7799 or +1 669 900 6833 or +1 301 715 8592 or …  

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Parks Advisory Virtual Committee Meeting

Agenda Please click the link below to join the webinar: https://cohv.zoom.us/j/92587745079?pwd=NFl2WGVQeFUrV0R3VDhZTlcwNS9UUT09 Passcode: 463197 Or iPhone one-tap : US: +12532158782,,92587745079# or +13462487799,,92587745079# Or Telephone: Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location): US: +1 253 215 8782 or +1 346 248 7799 or +1 669 900 6833 or +1 301 715 8592 or …  

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Parks Advisory Virtual Committee Meeting

Agenda Please click the link below to join the webinar: https://cohv.zoom.us/j/98274200507?pwd=S0ZOUVJpeVRZU1VCOU5mZ0xtakMwUT09 Passcode: 037230 Or One tap mobile : US: +13462487799,,98274200507# or +16699006833,,98274200507# Or Telephone: Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location): US: +1 346 248 7799 or +1 669 900 6833 or +1 253 215 8782 or +1 312 626 6799 …  

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Parks Advisory Virtual Committee Meeting

Agenda Please click the link below to join the webinar: https://cohv.zoom.us/j/94206177939?pwd=eE1ndHNvMUxBRHExWGllZjh4czFwUT09 Passcode: 644394 Or One tap mobile : US: +12532158782,,94206177939# or +13462487799,,94206177939# Or Telephone: Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location): US: +1 253 215 8782 or +1 346 248 7799 or +1 669 900 6833 or +1 301 715 8592 …  

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Parks Advisory Committee Meeting

Parks Advisory Committee Meeting – Virtual

Agenda Please click the link below to join the webinar: https://cohv.zoom.us/j/84564460672?pwd=MHJPU0VZdHZNZVozT0ZodW1tYWtLQT09 Passcode: 367505 Or One tap mobile : US: +16699006833,,84564460672# or +12532158782,,84564460672# Or Telephone: Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location): US: +1 669 900 6833 or +1 253 215 8782 or +1 346 248 7799 or +1 929 436 2866 …  

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Parks Advisory Committee Meeting

Parks Advisory Committee Meeting – Virtual

Agenda Please click the link below to join the webinar: https://cohv.zoom.us/j/85998109471?pwd=T25taVFOVkxkT0ZPK0s4bk9SNmNMUT09 Passcode: 837321 Or One tap mobile : US: +16699006833,,85998109471# or +12532158782,,85998109471# Or Telephone: Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location): US: +1 669 900 6833 or +1 253 215 8782 or +1 346 248 7799 or +1 929 436 2866 …  

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Parks Advisory Committee Meeting – Virtual Option Available

Agenda Please click the link below to join the webinar: https://cohv.zoom.us/j/84991177648?pwd=RE9OcS9FUEhlanhqVGM0TkRWUEFXZz09 Passcode: 959883 Or One tap mobile : US: +16699006833,,84991177648# or +12532158782,,84991177648# Or Telephone: Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location): US: +1 669 900 6833 or +1 253 215 8782 or +1 346 248 7799 or +1 929 436 2866 …  

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Joint Parks Advisory Committee Meeting and Library Board Meeting – Virtual

Agenda Please click the link below to join the webinar: https://cohv.zoom.us/j/82908502951?pwd=R3lWbjZtMDFxN0k5UVBnWjVEbEwvdz09 Passcode: 726979 Or One tap mobile : US: +16699006833,,82908502951# or +12532158782,,82908502951# Or Telephone: Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location): US: +1 669 900 6833 or +1 253 215 8782 or +1 346 248 7799 or +1 929 436 2866 …  

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Parks Advisory Committee Meeting – Hybrid

Agenda Please click the link below to join the webinar: https://cohv.zoom.us/j/84320725246?pwd=OHhLdXFRaEdwNENLMzlyYVhGOGN1dz09 Passcode: 721503 Or One tap mobile : US: +16699006833,,84320725246# or +12532158782,,84320725246 Or Telephone: Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location): US: +1 669 900 6833 or +1 253 215 8782 or +1 346 248 7799 or +1 929 436 2866 …  

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Parks Advisory Committee Meeting – Hybrid

Agenda   Please click the link below to join the webinar: https://cohv.zoom.us/j/81897212371?pwd=djlrSFJhd2VRM1ZQbnIwdUdjeTdoQT09 Passcode: 943656 Or One tap mobile : US: +16699006833,,81897212371# or +12532158782,,81897212371# Or Telephone: Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location): US: +1 669 900 6833 or +1 253 215 8782 or +1 346 248 7799 or +1 929 436 …  

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Parks Advisory Committee Meeting

Parks Advisory Committee Meeting

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Parks Advisory Committee Meeting

Parks Advisory Committee Meeting

Parks Advisory Committee Meeting – Cancelled

Parks Advisory Committee Meeting

Parks Advisory Committee Meeting

Parks Advisory Committee Meeting – Hybrid

Agenda Please click the link below to join the webinar: https://cohv.zoom.us/j/83240048624?pwd=UzJuMUcySkx3Ry9tNzVmcHM0MjR2UT09 Passcode: 818922 Or One tap mobile : US: +13462487799,,83240048624# or +16694449171,,83240048624# Or Telephone: Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location): US: +1 346 248 7799 or +1 669 444 9171 or +1 669 900 6833 or +1 719 359 4580 …  

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Parks Advisory Committee Meeting

Parks Advisory Committee Meeting

Parks Advisory Committee Meeting – Canceled

Parks Advisory Committee Meeting – Hybrid

Agenda Please click the link below to join the webinar: https://cohv.zoom.us/j/83085330521?pwd=Tno1dzU0SExjUDB0d3RKQ0RRWUZTUT09 Passcode: 738715 Or One tap mobile : US: +13462487799,,83085330521# or +16699006833,,83085330521# Or Telephone: Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location): US: +1 346 248 7799 or +1 669 900 6833 or +1 253 215 8782 or +1 312 626 6799 …  

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Parks Advisory Committee Meeting

Parks Advisory Committee Meeting

Parks Advisory Committee Meeting – Hybrid

Agenda Please click the link below to join the webinar: https://cohv.zoom.us/j/83148663803?pwd=YjYvWVNwZGpPK1lGcjc4ZGd0NG9GUT09 Passcode: 818485 Or One tap mobile : US: +13462487799,,83148663803# or +16699006833,,83148663803# Or Telephone: Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location): US: +1 346 248 7799 or +1 669 900 6833 or +1 253 215 8782 or +1 312 626 6799 …  

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Parks Advisory Committee Meeting

Parks Advisory Committee Meeting

Parks Advisory Committee Meeting – Hybrid

Agenda Virtual Option: Please click the link below to join the webinar: https://cohv.zoom.us/j/89643513421?pwd=ZThCaSszVGtNZTBGd0xsR1lycHByQT09 Passcode: 805963 Or One tap mobile : US: +16699006833,,89643513421# or +12532158782,,89643513421# Or Telephone: Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location): US: +1 669 900 6833 or +1 253 215 8782 or +1 346 248 7799 or +1 929 …  

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Parks Advisory Committee Meeting

Sculpture Rick True

Artist Rick True Current Exhibit Tumblepod Seeder by Rick True Value: $5,200 Upwardly Mobile droopy cactus by Rick True Value: $5,800 Please inquire at City Hall (503-783-3800) for all art sales. Interview with Artist To see more art by Rick True, visit his facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/RickTrueWindSculptures   Per this websites’ appropriate use and disclaimer ...  

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Interview with Sculptor Rick True

Interview with Sculptor Rick True Interview with Sculptor Rick True On July 16, 2019 the Happy Valley Rotating Sculpture Garden Program unveiled six new sculptures outside of City Hall. Joined by City Council and art enthusiasts, residents toured the installations and met program artists, who were present to share their stories and artistic inspiration. Want ...  

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Sculpture Lin McJunkin

Artist Lin McJunkin Current Exhibit Kelp Totem III: Orca by Lin McJunkin Value: $4,500 Please inquire at City Hall (503-783-3800) for all art sales. Interview with Artist To see more art by Lin McJunkin, visit her webpage at mcjunkinglass.com Per this websites’ appropriate use and disclaimer statement, reference herein to any specific commercial products, processes, ...  

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Interview with Sculptor Lin McJunkin

Interview with Sculptor Lin McJunkin Interview with Sculptor Lin McJunkin On July 16, 2019 the Happy Valley Rotating Sculpture Garden Program unveiled six new sculptures outside of City Hall. Joined by City Council and art enthusiasts, residents toured the installations and met program artists, who were present to share their stories and artistic inspiration. Want ...  

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Sculpture Jenny Ellsworth

Artist Jenny Ellsworth Current Exhibit Athena by Jenny Ellsworth Value: $4,200 Please inquire at City Hall (503-783-3800) for all art sales. Interview with Artist To see more art by Jenny Ellsworth, visit her webpage at https://fairyforge.com/ Per this websites’ appropriate use and disclaimer statement, reference herein to any specific commercial products, processes, or services by ...  

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Interview with Sculptor Jenny Ellsworth

Interview with Sculptor Jenny Ellsworth Interview with Sculptor Jenny Ellsworth On July 16, 2019 the Happy Valley Rotating Sculpture Garden Program unveiled six new sculptures outside of City Hall. Joined by City Council and art enthusiasts, residents toured the installations and met program artists, who were present to share their stories and artistic inspiration. Want ...  

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Sculpture Ben Dye

Artist Ben Dye Current Exhibit Elation by Ben Dye Value: $8,500 Please inquire at City Hall (503-783-3800) for all art sales. Interview with Artist To see more art by Ben Dye, visit his webpage at http://www.bendyesculpture.com/ Per this websites’ appropriate use and disclaimer statement, reference herein to any specific commercial products, processes, or services by ...  

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Interview with Sculptor Ben Dye

Interview with Sculptor Ben Dye Interview with Sculptor Ben Dye On July 16, 2019 the Happy Valley Rotating Sculpture Garden Program unveiled six new sculptures outside of City Hall. Joined by City Council and art enthusiasts, residents toured the installations and met program artists, who were present to share their stories and artistic inspiration. Want ...  

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HV Sculpture Garden

HV SCULPTURE GARDEN Did you know that Happy Valley City Hall has a rotating Sculpture Garden? Every two years, artists from around the Pacific Northwest are invited to show their work in several locations just outside our front doors! These sculptures are on a short-term loan to the City, allowing the Garden to exhibit many ...  

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Sculpture Terry Cook

Artist Terry Cook Current Exhibit FOTIZO by Terry Cook Value: $7,500 Please inquire at City Hall (503-783-3800) for all art sales. Interview with Artist To see more art by Terry Cook, visit his webpage at  https://cookdevelopment.com/metal-sculptures/ Per this websites’ appropriate use and disclaimer statement, reference herein to any specific commercial products, processes, or services by ...  

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Interview with Sculptor Terry Cook

Interview with Sculptor Terry Cook Interview with Sculptor Terry Cook On July 16, 2019 the Happy Valley Rotating Sculpture Garden Program unveiled six new sculptures outside of City Hall. Joined by City Council and art enthusiasts, residents toured the installations and met program artists, who were present to share their stories and artistic inspiration. Want ...  

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City Hall and Happy Valley Library Closed: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

More information from the Library of Congress

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Park Reservations End

Park Reservations Begin

Planning Commission

Pavement Maintenance

Pavement Maintenance Crack Seal & Slurry Seal 2020 Slurry Seal Map (Updated due to forecasted rain) 2020 Slurry Seal List In preparation of the project affected residents were sent a Tree Trimming letter advising residents to trim their street trees. There are several reasons why we are asking residents to trim their trees including but not ...  

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Right of Way Application

Canceled – Friends of Trees Happy Valley Heights Natural Area planting

Where: 11418 SE Norwood Loop Sign-up to plant hundreds of native trees and shrubs near the headwaters of Mount Scott Creek. How do I register? Click here and fill out the quick registration form. Individuals and groups welcome! Or check out https://friendsoftrees.org/volunteer/

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Canceled – Friends of Trees Happy Valley Park planting

Where: Happy Valley Park, 13770 SE Ridgecrest Rd Plant native trees and shrubs to restore the riparian vegetation around Mt. Scott Creek. How do I register? Click here and fill out the quick registration form. Individuals and groups welcome! Or check out https://friendsoftrees.org/volunteer/

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Friends of Trees Happy Valley Heights Natural Area planting

Where: 11418 SE Norwood Loop Plant hundreds of native trees and shrubs near the headwaters of Mount Scott Creek. How do I register? Click here and fill out the quick registration form. Individuals and groups welcome! Or check out https://friendsoftrees.org/volunteer/

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New Year Message from the Mayor 2020

New Year Message from the Mayor 2020 January brings the beginning of a new year and decade for Happy Valley and I am excited for what’s to come. With the support of City Council and our amazing team of dedicated staff members, the City made many strides in 2019 that will lead to investments in …  

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Plan Review Process

New Year’s Day

City Hall, Library and Public Works facilities are closed. A Message from the Mayor

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Favorite Books of 2019

Favorite Books of 2019 Jump to: Children:  Picture Books  |  Early Readers  |  Chapter Books Teens:  Middle School |  High School Adults:  Fiction  |  Non-Fiction Not surprisingly, the Happy Valley Library staff like to read! Whether it’s silly picture books or heartbreaking memoirs, historical dramas or sarcastic heroes, they’ve compiled their favorite reads from the ...  

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City Hall & Public Work facilities will be closed today

Christmas Day – City Buildings Closed

Christmas Eve Day – City Hall Closed

Superblock Project

Superblock project back on track following several schedule setbacks 01.24.22 Superblock nearing phase III design completion Once completed, the Superblock project will create a safe and efficient walkable area within Happy Valley. The endeavor will ultimately offer contiguous sidewalks that link sections of Ridgecrest and SE 132nd, and King Road and SE 147th. A major ...  

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Sandra Jamison

Alex Nichols

Settlement Agreement

Settlement Agreement City of Happy Valley and Clackamas County/NCPRD Reach Settlement Agreement on Parks, Contingent on Legislation Last night, the Clackamas County Board of Commissioners, acting as the Board of Directors for the North Clackamas Parks and Recreation District (NCPRD) and the Happy Valley City Council approved a settlement agreement that resolves a two-year legal ...  

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PV/NC Community Advisory Meeting

PV/NC Community Advisory Meeting

PV/NC Community Advisory Meeting

Thanksgiving

Library Board Meeting

Library Board Meeting – Hybrid

Agenda Join from a PC, Mac, iPad, iPhone or Android device: Please click this URL to join. https://cohv.zoom.us/j/87084917656?pwd=c0cvZEhEem1BVW9kWDc3TnU1M2tlUT09 Passcode: 972070 Or One tap mobile: +12532158782,,87084917656# US (Tacoma) +13462487799,,87084917656# US (Houston) Or join by phone: Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location): US: +1 253 215 8782 or +1 346 248 7799 …  

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Library Board Meeting – Hybrid

Agenda Join from a PC, Mac, iPad, iPhone or Android device: Please click this URL to join. https://cohv.zoom.us/j/88465645922?pwd=aTZrcTR2a2hvek02YnRUT3A3RnVSdz09 Passcode: 811543 Or One tap mobile: +13462487799,,88465645922# US (Houston) +16699006833,,88465645922# US (San Jose) Or join by phone: Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location): US: +1 346 248 7799 or +1 669 900 …  

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Library Board Meeting

Library Board Meeting

Library Board Meeting

Library Board Meeting