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Gateway to the Globe

Gateway to the Globe

On Monday, April 21 Councilor Tan and I attended the Port of Portland's annual report to the community.  The keynote was named "Gateway to the Globe" and it did show the vast reach of the Port's businesses.  Here are the highlights from Bill Wyatt's remarks. Gateway...

West Linn Police Station Tour

West Linn Police Station Tour

The West Linn City Council toured the new police department building that is currently under construction.  The project is on schedule and will be completed this summer.  Here are some pictures of the progress.   [gallery type="rectangular"...

Preserve nature area, but follow due process

Preserve nature area, but follow due process

Published in the West Linn Tidings and Oregonian: There is a gem in West Linn – the White Oak Savanna. The 14-acre park boasts a stand of rare white oaks and at the top of its slope, a stunning view of the Willamette River and the Willamette Narrows. As you walk the...

West Linn Library 75th Birthday Party

West Linn Library 75th Birthday Party

The library opened on March 1, 1939 and on March 1, 2014 they threw a 75th birthday party!  There was cake and punch, live music from Trashcan Joe, the official opening of the new parking lot, the dedication of the new wall mural, a kids craft, and a used book sale....

National League of Cities’ Congressional City Conference

National League of Cities’ Congressional City Conference

Councilors Jenni Tan & Thomas Frank joined more than 1,500 local elected officials and city leaders at the National League of Cities' Congressional City Conference in Washington. The five-day conference is the nation's largest gathering of city officials focused...

Sustainability Plan Update Workshop

Sustainability Plan Update Workshop

What will the future hold for your city? Be proactive! Please join our community workshop series and collaborate with your West Linn neighbors and businesses in a free facilitated workshop series to design a prosperous future for West Linn: Identify and map out...

Let’s Focus on the Positive in 2014

Let’s Focus on the Positive in 2014

Published in the West Linn Tidings and Oregonian: 2013 was a very productive year for West LInn - ranging from breaking ground on the new police station, to celebrating our West Linn Centennial.  To be effective as a leader, one needs to work effectively on a team. I...

Clackamas Hardwood Forest Project

Clackamas Hardwood Forest Project

Here is information about one of the most innovative government projects I have seen in a long time.  State Representative Julie Parrish is partnering with local governments, businesses, Universities, and even homeowners  to create a sustainable renewable industry.  I...

2013 Christmas Parade

2013 Christmas Parade

The weather was perfect for the annual Christmas Parade in the Historic Willamette District!  Hundreds of families came out to cheer, smile, and enjoy the morning with a special guest - Santa Claus!  Thank you to West Linn Police Department, Tualatin Valley Fire and...