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Tag: West Linn Oregon

  • Prepare for Emergency with your Neighbors

    Prepare for Emergency with your Neighbors

    Published in the West Linn Tiding and Oregonian: Happy Fourth of July to you and your family! It is my honor to serve as your city councilor. I’d like to take a moment to introduce you to an amazing public safety program called “Map Your Neighborhood.” This program is designed to bring neighbors together in […]

  • 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 […]

  • 2013 West Linn Farmers’ Market

    2013 West Linn Farmers’ Market

    The West Linn Farmers’ market has been retooled and expanded for 2013!  Each week will have a special theme, entertainment, cooking demonstrations, and of course live music.  The market runs on Wednesdays June 19th to August 28th 4-7pm.  The market is located in the Historic Willamette District between 12th and 15th streets. Summer Solstice June […]

  • 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, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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:  […]

  • Stepping Up To The Plate: The Roberta Schwarz Way

    Stepping Up To The Plate: The Roberta Schwarz Way

    The day I met Roberta Schwarz I was struck by her passion: For the environment, for education and for the community in general. Roberta Schwarz isn’t a famous celebrity, but her actions are much more important than any person seen on the cover of a tabloid. She is a person who evicts change in the […]

  • Proposed 2014-2015 Biennial Budget

    Proposed 2014-2015 Biennial Budget

    The proposed 2014-2015 Biennial Budget was proposed by West Linn City Manager Chris Jordan.  This marks the second biennium budget with significant reductions.  The City continues to struggle with its PERS rates and funding, declining property tax receipts, and increasing health care cots.  The highlights of the proposed budget are: Overview Balanced budget at $89.9 […]

  • How would you plan West Linn?

    How would you plan West Linn?

    Each term West Linn High School teacher Todd Jones gives his students an assignment to plan a City.  Not just any City but West Linn.  Students have to zone the land, place infrastructure, & provide public services.  This was my second time attending the presentations.  I was impressed with each groups thoughtfulness, diligence, and thoroughness.  Interestingly enough, not one […]