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  • Water Symposium

    Water Symposium

    Recently, I the opportunity to attend a water symposium at Rosemont Ridge Middle School.  The 6th graders presented to a panel their findings after researching water issues within our community.  Topics varied from our aging water infrastructure, to the recent Lake Oswego Tigard Partnership application,  chemicals in our water, fluoridation, water rights, Clackamas County Watershed, and…

  • Water Line Replacement Projects for 2013

    Water Line Replacement Projects for 2013

    The City of West Linn is proceeding with the water system improvement project that will replace deteriorated sections of the existing water mains, services and hydrants.  These improvements are being made as part of a planned capital improvement program with no additional expense to adjacent property owners.   Due to  the  nature  of  the  work,…

  • Become a Part of History!

    Become a Part of History!

    WILLAMETTE LIVING HISTORY TOURInvites you to…Become a Part of History!  Kids and Young Adults Needed to Play a Part in the 2013 “An Evening in Willamette 1913” Tour date: September 21, 2013 We need a large number of kids aged 9 to 20 to play the part of hop pickers and town folk at the West Linn Old…

  • Connecting teens to City Hall

    Connecting teens to City Hall

    One of my goals as Councilor is to inspire our younger generation to be future leaders.  I reached out to West Linn High School to team up with students to help cover events and write about it.  They are my eyes and ears and have a direct link to me.  The relationship has been positive,…

  • Stepping Up To The Plate Part 2: Now It’s Your Turn

    Stepping Up To The Plate Part 2: Now It’s Your Turn

      I’ll admit it; the day I went to register volunteers at the White Oak Savanna (WOS) I was a little skeptical. It wasn’t the noteworthy organization or the wonderful people that run it that had me uneasy. No, it was the notion that I couldn’t possibly be of any help as a volunteer for…

  • A Gesture of Gratitude

    A Gesture of Gratitude

    Alice Richmond is a long term resident of West Linn.  Her contributions to our community is substantial.  Many of the West Linn events we enjoy today were her ideas and determination.  Bringing the community together to help Alice was rewarding and her overall gratitude is priceless!  Here is a story posted in the Tidings posted on May…

  • The Alphabeticians

    The Alphabeticians

    The Terrific Tuesday program in our library is very strong.  The Friends of the Library help fund many different acts that come to perform for our children.  This last Tuesday, The Alphabeticians performed.  They have been to our library before and always bring humor, dance, and original children music that is fun for the whole family.…

  • Library Summer 2013 Programs

    Library Summer 2013 Programs

    The West Linn Library has announced its summer reading, children’s program, and drop in crafts for summer 2013.  These are all great programs that keep our children busy and learning during their summer breaks.  Hope to see you there! Children’s Program All programs show at 2:00pm and 4:00pm in Library Community Room June 25 – Juggle…

  • West Linn consults local businesses in economic development efforts

    West Linn consults local businesses in economic development efforts

    City Council has placed a priority for economic development a second year.  As part of my outreach, I continue to met with local businesses to see how we can make West Linn more business friendly.  Here is a story posted in the Tidings posted on May 2, recapping our visit to Dahlgren. Text of Article: …

  • Small Business Outreach – Polar Systems

    Small Business Outreach – Polar Systems

    Recently I met with Tim Tragesser and Shane Boyle of Polar Systems.  Polar Systems moved to West Linn in 2010.  They are excited to be part of our City and want to continue to grow while being a valuable community partner. Who is Polar Systems?   Started in 1981 and moved to West Linn from SE Portland…