Category: West Linn

  • 2014 West Linn Leadership Academy

    2014 West Linn Leadership Academy

    Applications are now being accepted for the 2014 West Linn Leadership Academy, and the 2014 West Linn Youth Leadership Academy! The goals of the Leadership Academies are: Learn about the City of West Linn and its operations and functions; Empower West Linn citizens with leadership skills to lead in multiple ways; and, Build relationships and…

  • LOT Question & Answers

    LOT Question & Answers

    Over the past several weeks, I have received questions regarding the Lake Oswego / Tigard Partnership construction impacts in the Robinwood Neighborhood.  Here are the responses from West Linn Staff.  1. Did the approval of the WTP prohibit back-up beepers and if so, why are they being used on the site? No, back-up beepers are…

  • Arch bridge planning gets underway

    Arch bridge planning gets underway

    Published in the West Linn Tiding and Oregonian: I was very pleased when Oregon Metro granted the city of West Linn $220,000 for Oregon City-West Linn Arch Bridge area master planning efforts. At the Monday, Sept. 9, city council meeting, Metro Councilor Carlotta Collette presented Mayor John Kovash and the West Linn City Council with…

  • H.Res. 320: Celebrating the West Linn Centennial

    H.Res. 320: Celebrating the West Linn Centennial

    Congressman Kurt Schrader submitted House Resolution 320 celebrating the West Linn Centennial.  Thank you Congressman Schrader for your efforts in commemorating our birthday.  Here is the text of the Resolution.    RESOLUTION   Celebrating the West Linn Centennial. Whereas in 1845, at Robert Moore’s request, the Provisional Legislature of Oregon named the town on the…

  • 9/11 Honoring Those Who Serve

    9/11 Honoring Those Who Serve

    A brief community driven ceremony at the Willamette Park boat launch to honor the nearly 3,000 who died on 9/11 and the 7,000 in the ongoing war on terror – but equally as important highlighting the first responders who sacrifice for the community (police, fire, medical and military). The ceremony culminates with the wringing of…

  • West Linn Paper Company Tour

    West Linn Paper Company Tour

    I was able to join a select group of elected and appointed officials to tour the historic West Linn Paper company site.  This is keen area of interest for me.  It represents an exciting opportunity to redevelop the arch bridge area providing a city center, employment and housing opportunities, West Linn gateway, and possibly a…

  • August 2013 Council Goals & Department Updates

    August 2013 Council Goals & Department Updates

    On March 11, 2013 the Council unanimously approved goals that will lead our City into the future.  This week we received a quarterly update on the progress on those goals along with departmental and financial updates.  Click the file links below to read the update.     [wpdm_file id=11]  [wpdm_file id=12]  

  • House Concurrent Resolution 18

    House Concurrent Resolution 18

    In honor of the West Linn Centennial, Representative Julie Parrish and Senator Richard Devlin co-sponsered House Concurrent Resolution 18.  Thank you for your efforts in helping us celebrate.   House Concurrent Resolution 18 Sponsored by Representative PARRISH, Senator DEVLIN SUMMARY The following summary is not prepared by the sponsors of the measure and is not a…

  • Cured-in-place Pipe (CIPP)

    Cured-in-place Pipe (CIPP)

    Sewers are expensive.  Within West Linn some are approaching 100 years old and currently need attention.  As sewer pipes age, they may allow water infiltration from rain events which drives the need for increased capacity down stream at treatment plants.  Replacing all the pipes by trenching and patching is the most expensive option.  West Linn…

  • Concert for the White Oak Savanna

    Concert for the White Oak Savanna

    The Concert for the White Oak Savanna will be Saturday, August 17th, from 3:30 to 5:30 at the Willamette Park stage. Two virtuoso Latin guitarists, Mariano De Orbegoso and Masud Tahmassbi, will play at a beautiful spot with the river flowing behind the stage. They usually play at El Gaucho at the Benson Hotel. The…