Category: West Linn

  • Blue Heron Project Update

    Blue Heron Project Update

    The Blue Heron Task Force continues to move forward exploring all avenues of use for the Blue Heron site in West Linn.  Here the update that was given to Council.   What is the Blue Heron Site? Purchased by Clackamas County Water Environment Services (WES) on behalf of CCSD #1 and the Tri-City Service District…

  • Willamette Falls Legacy Project

    Willamette Falls Legacy Project

    A 23-acre industrial site in Oregon City’s downtown along the Willamette River represents Oregonians’ best chance to rediscover a cultural and scenic treasure: Willamette Falls. With a dynamic location and remarkable history, this former paper mill site could someday serve as an economic engine, a waterfront destination, a unique habitat, a window into Oregon’s past…

  • Happy Hour July 23, 2013

    Happy Hour July 23, 2013

    Thank you to everyone who attended my first community outreach Happy Hour on July 23 at 5-0-3 Restaurant in West Linn! I had a great time and learned a lot. I am tentatively planning another Happy Hour on October 22, 2013.   I hope to see you there, especially if you couldn’t make last week’s…

  • Happy Hour July 23, 2013

    Happy Hour July 23, 2013

    Join me on July 23, 2013 for my first Happy Hour.  Stop by to learn about City issues or  share your thoughts and concerns about our City.   WhoAnyone WhatHappy Hour With Councilor Thomas Frank WhenTue, Jul 23rd, 2013 – 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm Where503 Restaurant – Central Village21900 Willamette Dr Ste 201 West Linn…

  • Chase Bank Opening

    Chase Bank Opening

    Mayor Kovash and I attended the opening of a new Chase branch in the Robinwood neighborhood.  This newest branch increases Chase’s committment to West Linn.  They now have three branches and employ 26 people, 16 of which reside within our city.  Chase has 9,028 consumer and 738 small business clients within our City.  I am…

  • Oregon Metro Zoo Tour

    Oregon Metro Zoo Tour

    Councilor Tan and I were given a behind the scenes tour of the Oregon Metro Zoo.  We spent the day with Chris Pfefferkorn, the Deputy Zoo Director.  We toured the penguin, giraffe, cougar, and black bear exhibits.  The zoo broke ground on the last of the projects under the 2008 zoo bond — elephant lands.  The…

  • Cedaroak Boat Ramp Grant Awarded to West Linn

    Cedaroak Boat Ramp Grant Awarded to West Linn

    Cedaroak boat ramp has seen it’s better days and recently a grant was awarded from the Oregon State Marine Board to help fund the replacement.  The total cost of replacement is $970,000.  The ramp was constructed 43 years ago and suffered damage in the 1996 flood.  Justin Runquist posted the story below in the Oregonian…

  • Oregon’s Fire Service To Honor HotShot Firefighter

    Oregon’s Fire Service To Honor HotShot Firefighter

    Below is a statement from Tualatin Valley Fire and Rescue regarding the memorial service for fallen West Linn resident John J. Percin Jr.  If you would like to attend the public memorial, it will be this Saturday July 13 1:00pm at Rolling Hills Community Church. TVF&R Statement On June 30th, 19 members of the Granite Mountain…

  • West Linn Aquatic Center

    West Linn Aquatic Center

    15 years after the 1998 bond to secure land for the Aquatic Center, this council put a measure on the ballot for the voters to decide. This community value dates back 40+ years and is one that has been studied multiple times. Below are my remarks from last night’s council meeting. I’d like to highlight…

  • 2013 4th of July Celebration

    2013 4th of July Celebration

    Stay in West Linn this year and attend the 4th of July celebration at Wilamette Park.  Masters of Ceremonies include U.S. Senator Ron Wyden, Oregon State Senator Richard Devlin, Oregon State Representative Julie Parrish. There will be concerts and fireworks.  The party runs 6:00pm to 10:00pm.  See you there! [wpdm_file id=7]