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CITIZENS INFORMED and AWARE

COMMUNITY eNEWSLETTER

UPCOMING MEETINGS and ACTIVITIES for

OAK GROVE, JENNINGS LODGE, OATFIELD RIDGE

and the WESTWOOD, NORTH CLACKAMAS AREAS

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Please feel free to forward this email and help ‘spread the word’ to any neighbors, friends, relatives and colleagues whom you think might be interested.  This is an ‘opt in/opt out ‘ Newsletter so if you received this message as a forward from someone else, and To subscribe to the Citizens Informed and Aware Community eNewsletter directly, please email Logistics Coordinator Thelma Haggenmiller at Thelma.Haggenmiller@outlook.com or call her at 503/659-5590. If you have questions about items listed in the eNewsletter, want to be removed from the email list or have an issue or item you would like to share via this newsletter, please email Thelma.

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DATE of this ISSUE – THURSDAY, APRIL 1, 2021

Note: meeting times and places are subject to change so data should be confirmed in advance.

If you are aware of a meeting or activity I missed covering in this issue, please

send me the details and I will add it to the information queue for the next issue.

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GENERAL INTEREST ITEMS:

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THERE IS ADDITIONAL INFORMATION UNDER THE INDIVIDUAL DATES BELOW

Note meeting dates, times and places are subject to change so data should be confirmed in advance.

Where possible, I have included contact information so you can check individual items out for their status

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ITEM #1

MAY 18, 2021 – SPECIAL DISTRICTS ELECTION

The Elections Office website where you can find information on Special Service District (School/College/Fire/Sewer/Water/etc.) Candidate Filing Information is at: May 18, 2021 Special District Election | Clackamas County  Due to Covid restrictions, and in lieu of a ‘Candidates Forum’, Jeanne Magmer at Willamette View has contacted each Candidate who has filed for a position on one of our Service District Boards and asked them to provide a 3-5 minute You Tube Video saying who they are and why they are seeking election to one of our local boards.  Around mid-April we will send out a Special CIA Newsletter with the links to those videos so you can take the opportunity to see and hear the candidates at your convenience.  There is also one Ballot Measure on our May 15th ballot.  It is a five-year Clackamas County Sheriff Public Local Option Levy.  Go to the website: 8848ef06-19c6-40ed-a0ab-9400c563c8dc (clackamas.us) to see the explanatory details about the levy.  To see the Sheriff’s website, go to: Clackamas County Sheriff's Office | Clackamas County for information about all the things the Sheriffs do in the County.

 

ITEM #2

COVID-19 VACCINATION CLINICS through out CLACKAMAS COUNTY

Vaccination clinics are set at Clackamas Town Center, Clackamas Community College Wilsonville Campus, Clackamas County Fair Grounds, Molalla High School and Sandy High School.   All vaccination clinics are by appointment and only open to Clackamas County residents who are currently eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine.  You can schedule a vaccination appointment on the website: www.Clackamas.us/coronavirus/vaccine  If you do not have access to a computer to schedule your appointment, please call us at 503-655-8224 and we will help you set up an appointment.  At your appointment: Please bring photo ID, wear your mask and observe physical distancing guidelines.  Insurance information will be collected at time of appointment. Uninsured will not be turned away. You will not be charged for your vaccine.  Everyone welcome, regardless of immigration status.  Your information will be kept confidential.

 

ITEM #3

OLGP STEERING COMMITTEE PRESENTATION SERIES       (OLGP = Oak Lodge Governance Project). This regular series, scheduled for the second Saturday of each month, will provide information on our current governance structure, as well as historical context, background, and cultural perspective.  (See April info under Saturday, April 10, 2021).  It is designed with the residents of Oak Grove and Jennings Lodge in mind, but all are welcome.  If you have suggestions for future sessions, or would like to be notified of upcoming OLGP events,  please reach us by email at oaklodgegovernance@gmail.com  If you missed our first session on March 13, 2021 with Dan Vizzini, you can access the youtube recording here: https://bit.ly/39h0DQb  Follow us on social media - Facebook: Oak Lodge Governance Project, Instagram: oaklodgeproject or Twitter: OakLodgeGP. Our website will be coming soon.

 

ITEM #4

THE MILWAUKIE LIONS CLUB – SPRING FLOWER POWER PLANT SALE

The Milwaukie Lions is a volunteer organization serving low-income residents of four Clackamas County zip codes for glasses and hearing aids. Please support our fundraising event and help us meet our $500.00 goal.  We will receive 50% of all purchases.  Our Spring Program contains quality Spring Planting Bulbs, Seeds and Berries available to you with an order deadline date of Saturday, May 1, 2021.  All orders are handled online. The link to the “Flower Power” Fundraising website is Milwaukie Lions Charitable Foundation (flowerpowerfundraising.com)   

 

ITEM #5

HOLDEN INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY CENTER

Thank You – Terry and Cheryl - Clackamas Community College has received a historic $5 million gift from long-time Career and Technical Education (CTE) advocates Terry and Cheryl Holden.  The Holdens have a long history and connection with Clackamas Community College and the surrounding community.  Cheryl Holden grew up in Estacada and Terry Holden in Molalla.  When Terry Holden graduated from Molalla High School, he received a scholarship, which had a huge impact on him and made college accessible.  Because that gift changed his life, he believes in paying it forward.  The Holdens’ donation of cash and estate gifts will benefit CCC students, veterans, and career technical education programs into the foreseeable future. To acknowledge this generous gift, the college will rename its Industrial Technology Center (ITC) to the Holden Industrial Technology Center.

 

ITEM #6

HARBOR FREIGHT TOOLS for SCHOOLS PROGRAM

This past year America has been reminded that skilled trades workers are the backbone of our country. They are essential. We rely on them every day to keep our homes, cars, workplaces, and infrastructure running smoothly.  Before someone can start a career in the skilled trades, they need a great teacher.  This year, like all teachers, they’ve faced new challenges, pivoting quickly to virtual learning and working against all odds to keep students engaged.  Each year Harbor Freight Tools for Schools, a program of The Smidt Foundation, awards over $1 million in cash prizes to be shared among 18 outstanding U.S. public high school skilled trades teachers and their programs.  Harbor Freight Tools for Schoolsawards over $1 million in cash prizes to be shared among 18 outstanding U.S. public high school skilled trades teachers and their programs.  For more information about the program, please visit: https://harborfreighttoolsforschools.org/. Applications for the prize are open at hftforschoolsprize.org.  Eric Smidt / Owner and Founder / Harbor Freight Tools

 

ITEM #7

OAK GROVE GARDEN CLUB VIRTUAL PLANT SALE

At Risley Landing Gardens        16195 SE River Forest Place     Oak Grove, Or 97267

Starting Tuesday, May 4. 2021, every Tuesday and Thursday till inventory gone.  View plants and shrubs on Facebook or call contact for inventory or for appt to view or buy.  Refer to Oak Grove Garden Club Facebook page (One w red  ribbon) to view inventory and prices.  Contact Linda 503-260-8712 (text or call) for appointment and info.  Fabulous selection...great prices.  Masks & social distancing please.

 

ITEM #8

NCCC ANNUAL “COMMERCE in the ROUGH” GOLF SCRAMBLE FUNDRAISER          (NCCC = North Clackamas County Chamber of Commerce).  The Chamber has worked hard to help small business this past year.  Please consider supporting this event which combines business networking with a healthy dose of competition.  It is being held on Friday, June 11, 2021 at Stone Creek Golf Club.  Address is 14603 S Stoneridge Dr.  Oregon City, OR 97045.  Game day set up and rules of play will follow all Covid-19 requirements.  Fees/Admission: Single Golfer $135.00 /Golf Team $540.00.  Single golfers will be combined with others to create a foursome.  Website Registration is required at: 2021 Commerce in the Rough -Annual Chamber Golf Scramble - Jun 11, 2021 - Your Chamber - North Clackamas Chamber of Commerce  SPONSORSHIPS ARE AVAILABLE.  A Raffle will be conducted with themed baskets and some large items.  For more complete Chamber details go the website at: Your Chamber - North Clackamas Chamber

 

ITEM #9

LIBRARY UPDATES AND INFORMATION

The libraries are here for our patrons, even though our building remains closed to the public.

  • Staff is answering phones and emails daily from 10 am to 6 pm; after-hour messages receive responses the next business day.

o   GLADSTONE PUBLIC LIBRARY - Phone: 503-655-8540 Email: gladstone@lincc.org

o   OAK LODGE PUBLIC LIBRARY - Phone: 503-655-8543 Email: oaklodge@lincc.org

  • Help your kids experience the magic of gardening with our Spring Seeds for Kids kits made especially for them! Our fun egg carton kits with a mix of colorful lettuce varieties make starting a garden child’s play – ask for a kid’s seed kit when you pick up your holds (while supplies last). For more fun, our Seeds for Sharing seed library is stocked for the upcoming growing season for gardeners of all ages.  Visit the website: Seeds for Sharing | Clackamas County for detailed instructions and updated seed catalogs, then email your order.  You’ll receive a reply email when your seed order is completed and ready to pick up (this can take a while, please do not show up for seeds unless you’ve been notified they’re ready).

  • No-contact, no-appointment holds pickup is now available 7 days a week from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm; masks required. Call the posted number or ring the bell when you arrive at the library, give staff your name and library card number, and your holds, Lucky Day items (choose from titles displayed onsite), seed orders, and free print requests (10 per patron, per day) will be brought out to you.

  • We’ve expanded our free WiFi hours - 8 am to 8 pm; most devices can access it from our parking lots.

  • We’ve doubled the number of Dell laptops and WiFi hotspots are available for checkout--these must be picked up from, and returned to, the owning library during curbside hours. Place your hold today!

  • Bundle Builder can help keep you and your family engaged! Let our Librarians help choose a bundle of books or DVDs customized for what you want and when you want it—submit your requests online by visiting the website: www,clackamas.us/lib#readyresources–Readers’ Advisory and Bundles - Bing or feel free to email or call to speak to staff directly about your needs.

  • Patrons unable to visit the library can enroll in our free Homebound Service, which provides library materials (and their return) through the US Postal Service. Call 503-650-3187 to request an application (this is a message phone; please leave your name and phone number and your call will be returned). Applications are also available online at County Libraries | Clackamas County

  • Due dates and hold expiration dates are back, so please pick up and return your items in a timely manner.

  • Book drops are open 24/7 for your returns, and while check-in of items will be delayed for safety, no overdue fines will be charged for items checked in during March (regardless of due date).

  • The Oak Lodge & Gladstone Libraries playlist on Clackamas County’s YouTube channel (#ClackCo TV) is growing. Learn how to register for an eCard, play and sing along to kids’ songs and games, and more.

  • Free passes to local venues, such as The Oregon Garden, Portland Japanese Garden, and Evergreen Aviation Museum are available at website: Cultural Pass Express- Login (quipugroup.net)  with your card number and PIN. Passes are now available for patrons with eCards, too!

  • For updates, watch website Library Status Updates (sirsi.net) and the libraries’ Facebook and NextDoor posts; lincc.org also offers service updates on all libraries in Clackamas County and information on using online resources.

 

ITEM #10

RIVERS EAST VILLAGE – Their mission: Enable area residents to successfully age at home by developing and nurturing a network of volunteers, access to services, and social opportunities that are sustainable and community-based.  Check out their website: Rivers East Village. Rivers East Village to see some of their current offerings.

 

ITEM #11

OAK LODGE HISTORY DETECTIVES      (OLHD)

OLHD has been on hiatus for several months. OLHD has received notice of their official status as a legitimate 501C3 non-profit organization from the IRS.  You can send an email to OLHD chair Mike Schmeer at gennutt@gmail.com or call him at (971) 322-4461 with any congratulations for his diligent follow through on this effort.  See other info on the OLHD website: Welcome to the Oak Lodge History Detectives Website!

 

ITEM #12

DID YOU KNOW   ????? 

THE MILWAUKIE-PORTLAND ELKS - During the closure due to the pandemic, the Elks have been renovating the upper floor of the Lodge at 13121 SE McLoughlin Blvd (Hwy 99E).  Would you believe – the pink cloud ceiling is GONE!  There are new ceiling tiles, carpeting/flooring, folding doors between the Lodge room and the Dining room, and many other incredibly positive changes.  Our Thanks to designer Michelle Kramer and all her assistants that have worked on this project.  Membership is open.  Call 503-654-9588 or stop by the office during weekday office hours for more information. 

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APRIL 2021 INDIVIDUAL DATES

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1ST THURSDAY, APRIL 1, 2021

APRIL FOOLS DAY

 

1ST THURSDAY, APRIL 1, 2021

TIME: 10:00 AM

BCC VIRTUAL REGULAR BUSINESS MEETING        (BCC = Board of Clackamas County Commissioners)

The Regular BCC Business Meetings are where the Clackamas County Commissioners take official action by voting on various items.  The BCC Regular Business Meetings are usually held every Thursday.  Major budgetary decisions, changes to the County Code, sending a countywide measure to the ballot, and other major decisions are made in these meetings.  Currently BCC Business Meetings are being held both in person and virtually.  Members of the public are encouraged to participate in person by filling out a registration card and turning it in to the clerk before the start of the meeting.  To participate virtually, members of the public can register before the start of the meeting at Webinar Registration - Zoom  The Chair of the Board will call for statements from citizens regarding issues relating to County government. It is the intention that this portion of the agenda shall be limited to items of County business which are properly the object of Board consideration and may not be of a personal nature.  Testimony is limited to three (3) minutes.  Comments shall be respectful and courteous to all.  The public may also send an email to the Commissioners at bcc@clackamas.us or call 503-655-8581.  To see the agenda, packets of details, watch previous BCC Business meetings and/or get other information, go to the website: Business Meetings | Clackamas County 

 

1ST THURSDAY, APRIL 1, 2021

TIME: 10:30 AM

ZOOM ALL AGE VIRTUAL STORYTIME

Enjoy your favorite storytime books, songs, and games virtually with Teacher Heather and Teacher Susannah every Thursday at 10:30 am. Request the ZOOM All-Ages Storytime meeting link and password at gladstone@lincc.org (this changes each week). All ages welcome!  No Cost.

 

1ST THURSDAY, APRIL 1, 2021

TIME: 6:45 PM

C-4 VIRTUAL BUSINESS MEETING            (C-4 = Clackamas County Coordinating Committee)

Zoom information is on the website: C4: Clackamas County Coordinating Committee | Clackamas County  C4 works to promote partnerships between the County, its Cities, Special Districts, Hamlets, Villages, and Community Planning Organizations (CPO’s).  C4 also works on the policies related to housing, which ties in with both transportation and land use topics.  C4 Business meetings are usually held on the first Thursday of the month.  Contact person is Trent Wilson at 503-655-8206 or by email at twilson2@clackamas.us 

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1ST FRIDAY, APRIL 2, 2021

GOOD FRIDAY

 

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1ST SATURDAY, APRIL 3, 2021

 

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1ST SUNDAY, APRIL 4, 2021

EASTER SUNDAY

 

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1ST MONDAY, APRIL 5, 2021

TIME: NOON – 1:30 PM

VIRTUAL NCCC PUBLIC POLICY/GAC – 3 GUEST SPEAKERS          (NCCC = North Clackamas Chamber of Commerce)

Go to: Public Policy/GAC Meeting - Apr 5, 2021 - Your Chamber - North Clackamas Chamber of Commerce for the zoom information.

12:00-12:30 pm – METRO: Estee Segal, AICP  Metro South New Facility, Project Manager Metro | Waste Prevention and Environmental Services (WPES).  The Metro South Transfer Station in Oregon City can no longer accommodate the region’s growing garbage and recycling needs.  Because of this, Metro has been working to identify other possible locations.  In late November 2020, Metro signed a purchase option to acquire a property in northern Clackamas County. We will be delving into the facts of the purchase, project scope and next steps.

12:30 - 1:00 pm – NW Natural Gas, Nina Carlson, Government Affairs will help us understand what the gas system does, what their carbon footprint truly is and what they are doing to decrease that footprint, proactively, and what they are doing to work with federal, state and local officials around energy efficiency and emissions reduction.

1:00-1:30 pm – Metro Council President Lynn Peterson will be presenting on Metro's Regional goals for 2021. 

 

1ST MONDAY, APRIL 5, 2021

TIME: 5:30 PM

TOLL PROGRAM TEAM – VIRTUAL PRESENTATION

The Region 1 Area Commission on Transportation is an advisory group that brings together different stakeholders to collaborate on transportation issues affecting the Portland metro area.  At this meeting, the Toll Program Team will present to the Commission online through Zoom.  The group will discuss responses to comments received during the I-205 Toll Project comment period, as well as the upcoming project schedule for regional tolling.  For more information, please see the commission webpage  You can join this meeting to learn more about the toll program and the important work the Toll Program Team is doing.  For more information and to sign up for email updates, please check out the project website or email the project team

 

1ST MONDAY, APRIL 5, 2021

TIME: 6:45 PM – 8:20 PM

OAK GROVE COMMUNITY COUNCIL VIRTUAL BOARD MEETING

The Oak Grove Community Council (OGCC) board meets on the first Monday of each month to discuss the prior month’s regular council business meeting, plan the upcoming meeting, review land-use issues, discuss other topics raised by members, and hear from invited guests and the public.  Meetings take place on Zoom until further notice. No reservations required to attend. Agenda distributed by email prior to meeting. Email contact@oakgrovecpo.org to subscribe.

Recurring Zoom link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89874153791?pwd=R3h6NTg4RkpQKy9UNXpuNEpOWDZLdz09

Meeting ID: 898 7415 3791  Passcode: 1stMonday

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1ST TUESDAY, APRIL 6, 2021

TIME: VARIES

BCC VIRTUAL POLICY SESSION  (BCC = Board of Clackamas County Commissioners)

Policy Sessions, or Work Sessions, are usually scheduled Tuesdays throughout the day (occasionally on Wednesday).  These meetings are primarily for County Staff to present items that require extensive background information and study, policy direction, and/or an opportunity for in-depth discussion with Staff on issues.  All Policy Sessions must have a quorum of the BCC present.  While these meetings are public and open to all, public comment is not heard.  Public comment is taken every Thursday at the weekly BCC Business Meeting on any topic relevant to Clackamas County.  You can see the Policy Session agendas and related materials and view previous BCC Zoom Policy Sessions at: Policy Sessions | Clackamas County  You may also send an email to the Commissioners at bcc@clackamas.us or call 503-655-8581.

 

1ST TUESDAY, APRIL 6, 2021

TIME: 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

ZOOM GENEALOGY BASICS

Hello, genealogy enthusiasts! Join Laurel Smith's popular monthly series every 1st Tuesday from 1-3 pm via Zoom.  We'll spend a few minutes getting attendees up to speed with the virtual format, then spend the rest of the class addressing your questions with tips and tricks on researching and documenting your family tree.  Whether you’re a ‘regular’ or a first-timer, everyone is invited and welcome.  If you do not receive the Zoom meeting code and password from Laurel, please email oaklodge@lincc.org to request it. 

 

1ST TUESDAY, APRIL 6, 2021

TIME: 6:00 PM

FRIENDS of the TROLLEY TRAIL VIRTUAL MEETING

Join Zoom Meeting at https://clackamascounty.zoom.us/j/81702210705?pwd=TzdnTWluSXNoYXdZcFF4eWg2VW1YQT09 or call 1- 669-900-6833 (San Jose)  Meeting ID: 817 0221 0705  Passcode: 249249  Everyone is welcome to join this meeting.  The Friends group has not met for over a year so there are many items to discuss related to the Trolley Trail.  We will finish in time for you to attend the NCPRD virtual meeting that starts tonight at 7:00 pm.

 

1ST TUESDAY, APRIL 6, 2021

TIME: 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM

NCWC PRESENTS WILDLIFE in the NORTH CLACKAMAS WATERSHEDS: ONLINE WORKSHOP         (NCWC = North Clackamas Watersheds Council)

Zoom information sent out upon registration at tinyurl.com/ncwatersheds  What wildlife lives here, the challenges they face from urbanization and climate change.  Let’s bust some myths and learn how we can help and support the wildlife in our watersheds.  Get to know the North Clackamas watersheds better through an online workshop series.  Together we’ll explore how the water and wildlife work together, how we affect watersheds and how what happens on our property affects others (and vice versa!).  You’ll learn the next steps you can take to support wildlife on your property, and in our watersheds.  Learn how flooding, weather, tree planting, and other factors all work together to shape the place we live.  No cost.  Contact Info: Email  Alexis Barton, North Clackamas Watersheds Council (alexis.barton3@gmail.com)

 

1ST TUESDAY, APRIL 6, 2021

TIME: 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM  

CLACKAMAS COUNTY VIRTUAL PBAC MEETING        (PBAC = Pedestrian/Bikeway Advisory Committee)

The zoom link is: https://clackamascounty.zoom.us/j/81292872082  Agenda items: ???

The Pedestrian/Bikeway Advisory Committee (PBAC) assists in the development of bicycle and pedestrian safety programs and reviews bicycle and pedestrian project priorities.  All are welcome and encouraged to attend the PBAC meetings which are usually held on the first Tuesday of the month.  Direct questions to Staff Liaison: Scott Hoelscher • Senior Transportation Planner • Dept. of Transportation & Development (503) 577-5057 • email: scotthoe@clackamas.us to watch the Oak Grove Bike Repair Station video go to the website: Bikes and Pedestrians | Clackamas County

 

1ST TUESDAY, APRIL 6, 2021

TIME: 6:30 PM

VIRTUAL OREGON CITY-WEST LINN PEDESTRIAN-BICYCLE BRIDGE CONCEPT PLAN

People who walk, bike, and roll across the Willamette River between Oregon City and West Linn currently use the Arch Bridge (OR 43) which does not have dedicated bike paths or sidewalks that meet the Americans with Disabilities Act standards.  To address this, Oregon City, West Linn, Clackamas County, Metro and ODOT are exploring potential new pedestrian-bicycle bridge alignments between the Willamette Falls and the I-205 Abernethy Bridge.  Visit our online open house (English or Español) to learn more about the project and provide input on walking, biking and rolling (using a mobility device) in your community and the potential bridge alignments.  Skip the online open house and go directly to the survey (English or Español) to tell us what you think.  Join us at a virtual public meeting to learn more about the project, ask questions and provide feedback to the project team.  There will be a Project presentation at 6:40 pm with Q & A at 7:00 pm.  Join the meeting via Teams: Click here to join the meeting or Join by phone: (971) 277-2148.  The meeting ID is 733 126 246#.  Visit the website to learn more about the project.  To Contact Us: Sandra Hikari, ODOT Major Projects Planner email Sandra.Y.HIKARI@odot.state.or.us or call (503) 731-8246.

 

1ST TUESDAY, APRIL 6, 2021

TIME: 7:00 PM

NCPRD-DAC NOMINATING COMMITTEE VIRTUAL MEETING          (NCPRD-DAC = North Clackamas Parks and Recreation District – District Advisory Committee)

Register for the Zoom meeting here: Meeting Registration - Zoom  Residents of unincorporated NCPRD areas are invited to attend this meeting to discuss advisory committee representation.  NCPRD has adopted a new sub-area system to ensure that each area of the District is equally represented on the District Advisory Committee.  With this new system in place, it’s time to invite interested people to apply to serve on the DAC and to encourage residents of each of the sub-areas to learn about the candidates for their sub-area and vote for their representatives.  Join the NCPR-DAC Sub-Area Implementation Team, a volunteer community-based group tonight as they to launch this expanded system of representation for unincorporated area residents of NCPRD – and to connect with other parks lovers and recreation enthusiasts.  Please participate in your parks District and help make it our dream-come-true parks and recreation system for the next 30-years.  Interested in applying to serve on the DAC?  Applications will be accepted from April 7-21.  For more information, visit ncprd.com/district-advisory-committee.

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1ST WEDNESDAY, APRIL 7, 2021

TIME: 5:30: PM – 7:00 PM

BCC VIRTUAL TOWN HALL – AFFORDABLE HOUSING & HOMELESSNESS in CLACKAMAS COUNTY      (BCC = Board of Clackamas County Commissioners)

The topic for the Town Hall is: Affordable Housing & Homelessness in #ClackCo.  Given that increased homelessness is a rising concern due to the economy, what different kinds of shelters and affordable housing are needed throughout our community?  How can #ClackCo work with the community, business partners, and developers to incentivize and create those units?  Starting last year with the onset of the pandemic, the Board of County Commissioners held several digital events in order to hear directly from the public on issues of great importance.  How to join/participate: Town Halls are held over Zoom.  To join the Town Hall via Zoom, members of the public can click on https://clackamascounty.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_bQU9EXr6RaCqIRbtPnPyIA.  Residents can also join via telephone at 253-215-8782, 346-248-7799, or 408-638-0968, with a webinar ID of 828 6446 2380.  For those who cannot join the event, but would still like to relay a comment or ask a question, email ClackCoNews@clackamas.us with “Housing Listening Session” in the subject line, and be sure to provide your name and city/area of residence.  One question/comment per resident, please.  Due to time constraints, comments will be limited.  Please be advised that the Board or the Chair reserves the right to stop comments that are out-of-order or off-topic.

 

1ST WEDNESDAY, APRIL 7, 2021

TIME: 5:30 PM

GLADSTONE COMMUNITY LIBRARY PROJECT – VIRTUAL MEETING

The Gladstone Community Library Project’s task force meetings have restarted.  Visit https://www.clackamas.us/meetings/communityproject/oakgladproj for schedule and zoom link.  The meeting is open to the public and all are welcome to attend. For questions or more information, the email contact is communityproject@clackamas.us

 

1ST WEDNESDAY, APRIL 7, 2021

TIME: 7:00 PM

VIRTUAL TSC MEETING               (TSC = Traffic Safety Commission)

The general public may join this meeting by registering for the webinar.  After registering, you will receive a confirmation email with instructions.  Questions, email contact rsadowsky@clackamas.us  or 503-679-7375.  Register at Webinar Registration - Zoom    On the agenda for this meeting is a review of Crashes Monthly/YTD fatal crash update and McLoughlin Ped crashes.  All are encouraged to attend the Traffic Safety Commission meetings which are usually held on the first Wednesday of the month.  The Traffic Safety Commission (TSC) is made up of 12 adults and one or more high school students.  The TSC focuses on projects and programs in the following areas: alcohol and drugs related to traffic safety / codes and laws related to traffic safety / driver education / highway design, construction and maintenance / identification and monitoring of high crash locations / pedestrian and bicycle safety / traffic data / school bus and school zone safety / traffic control devices.  You should check out the creative videos on their website.  Website is: Traffic Safety Commission | Clackamas County

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2ND THURSDAY, APRIL 8, 2021

TIME: 10:30 AM

ZOOM ALL AGE VIRTUAL STORYTIME

Enjoy your favorite storytime books, songs, and games virtually with Teacher Heather and Teacher Susannah every Thursday at 10:30 am. Request the ZOOM All-Ages Storytime meeting link and password at gladstone@lincc.org (this changes each week). All ages welcome!  No Cost.

 

2ND THURSDAY, APRIL 8, 2021

TIME: 5:30 PM

OAK LODGE COMMUNITY LIBRARY and PARK PROJECT – VIRTUAL MEETING

The Oak Lodge/Concord Community Library and Park Project’s task force meetings have restarted.  Visit https://www.clackamas.us/meetings/communityproject/oakgladproj for schedule and zoom link.  The meeting is open to the public and all are welcome to attend. For questions or more information, the email contact is communityproject@clackamas.us.

 

2ND THURSDAY, APRIL 8, 2021

TIME: 6:00 PM

BCC VIRTUAL REGULAR BUSINESS MEETING        (BCC = Board of Clackamas County Commissioners)

The Regular BCC Business Meetings are where the Clackamas County Commissioners take official action by voting on various items.  The BCC Regular Business Meetings are usually held every Thursday.  Major budgetary decisions, changes to the County Code, sending a countywide measure to the ballot, and other major decisions are made in these meetings.  Currently BCC Business Meetings are being held both in person and virtually.  Members of the public are encouraged to participate in person by filling out a registration card and turning it in to the clerk before the start of the meeting.  To participate virtually, members of the public can register before the start of the meeting at Webinar Registration - Zoom  The Chair of the Board will call for statements from citizens regarding issues relating to County government. It is the intention that this portion of the agenda shall be limited to items of County business which are properly the object of Board consideration and may not be of a personal nature.  Testimony is limited to three (3) minutes.  Comments shall be respectful and courteous to all.  The public may also send an email to the Commissioners at bcc@clackamas.us or call 503-655-8581.  To see the agenda, packets of details, watch previous BCC Business meetings and/or get other information, go to the website: Business Meetings | Clackamas County 

 

2ND THURSDAY, APRIL 8, 2021

TIME: 6:30 PM

NCSD #12 BOARD of DIRECTORS VIRTUAL and REGULAR BUSINESS MEETING  (NCSD = North Clackamas School District #12)

In Person at 12400 SE Freeman Way    Milwaukie, OR 97222

Agenda, Zoom Info and Board contact info at: Public Meeting Public Notice: April 8, 2021 at 6:30 PM - North Clackamas School Board - BoardBook Premier  Other NCSD information at the website: North Clackamas Schools - YouTube

 

2ND THURSDAY, APRIL 8, 2021

TIME: 7:00 PM

HISTORIC REVIEW BOARD VIRTUAL MEETING

Historic Review Boards (or Landmark Commissions) are committees of volunteers appointed to help property owners with design guidance, resource referrals, regional historic preservation events, and up-to-date information on local and regional funding and grant sources.  Clackamas County has a preservation ordinance and Historic Review Board for unincorporated areas of the county.  Zoom info can be found at Historic Review Board (Virtual Meeting) - April 8, 2021  Tonight’s agenda item is Z0095-21-D: Commercial/industrial infill development project proposed for a historic site in the Clackamas Industrial Area.  For more information, contact Darcy Renhard at drenhard@clackamas.us in the Clackamas County Planning & Zoning Division, 503-742-4545. 

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2ND FRIDAY, APRIL 9, 2021

 

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2ND SATURDAY, APRIL 10, 2021

TIME: 11:45 AM – WAITING ROOM OPENS

TIME: NOON – PRESENTATION

OLGP STEERING COMMITTEE – VIRTUAL PRESENTATION by DAVE HUNT          (OLGP = Oak Lodge Governance Project)

Topic is “State and County funding differences for Urban Incorporated and Unincorporated Communities”.  Dave Hunt, former Speaker of the Oregon House of Representatives, will present an informational session that will provide information on the transfer of revenue between the state and counties.  Mr. Hunt will provide insight into which state funds are solely distributed to cities and not dispersed to unincorporated areas.  In the past 15 years new laws have been enacted that change these financial interrelationships.  Mr. Hunt will also explain how Urban Growth Management Areas (UGMAs) work.  If you don’t know what an UGMA is, attending the talk will be a great way to learn more about how they affect your community.  To attend this informational Zoom meeting, please pre-register here: https://bit.ly/3vZjhpG  Mr. Hunt is a long-time resident of Jennings Lodge and served as a State Representative for House District 40 (the Oak Lodge area) from 2003-2013.  He also served as Speaker of the Oregon House of Representatives from 2009-2011. Mr. Hunt is currently the CEO of Columbia Public Affairs, a legislative advocacy group that provides lobbying and strategic consulting services.

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2ND MONDAY, APRIL 12, 2021

TIME: 6:30 PM

CLACKAMAS COUNTY VIRTUAL PLANNING COMMISSION MEETING

The Planning Commission consists of nine members appointed by the Board of County Commissioners (BCC) to advise the BCC on land use applications and issues.  The Planning Commission provides recommendations to the BCC in accordance with the requirements of State law, the Clackamas County Comprehensive Plan, Zoning & Development Ordinances, and the Clackamas County Codes.  The Planning Commission meetings are usually held on the 2nd and 4th Mondays of the month.  The website is: {{ field_ccts_meeting_type }} | Clackamas County  Staff contact is Darcy Renhard, email: drenhard@clackamas.us or phone: 503-742-4545. 

 

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2ND TUESDAY, APRIL 13, 2021

TIME: VARIES

BCC VIRTUAL POLICY SESSION  (BCC = Board of Clackamas County Commissioners)

Policy Sessions, or Work Sessions, are usually scheduled Tuesdays throughout the day (occasionally on Wednesday).  These meetings are primarily for County Staff to present items that require extensive background information and study, policy direction, and/or an opportunity for in-depth discussion with Staff on issues.  All Policy Sessions must have a quorum of the BCC present.  While these meetings are public and open to all, public comment is not heard.  Public comment is taken every Thursday at the weekly BCC Business Meeting on any topic relevant to Clackamas County.  You can see the Policy Session agendas and related materials and view previous BCC Zoom Policy Sessions at: Policy Sessions | Clackamas County  You may also send an email to the Commissioners at bcc@clackamas.us or call 503-655-8581.

 

2ND TUESDAY, APRIL 13, 2021

TIME: 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

THE KIWANIS CLUB of GLADSTONE-OAK GROVE VIRTUAL MEETING

Kiwanis – Serving the Children of the World.  Kiwanis is an International Service organization with a priority to serve children. Kiwanis members stage more than 150,000 service projects, devote more than six million hours of service and raise nearly US $100 million every year for communities, families and projects. Kiwanis programs for youth and young adults help to create the next generation of community leaders. Key Club, the world's oldest and largest student-led service organization for high school students, encourages leadership development through service to others. The Kiwanis Club of Gladstone-Oak Grove sponsors a Key Club at Gladstone High School.  We are currently meeting on Zoom.  Contact the President Tom Hogan at 503-819-8367 or tomhogan2@comcast.net with questions or to attend. You can also check out the website at Kiwanis International  Get involved with Kiwanis.

 

2ND TUESDAY, APRIL 13, 2021

TIME: 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM

NCWC PRESENTS NORTH CLACKAMAS WATERSHEDS, PEOPLE and PLACE: ONLINE WORKSHOP         (NCWC = North Clackamas Watersheds Council)

Zoom information sent out upon registration at tinyurl.com/ncwatersheds  How our watersheds affect us.  We’ll explore the connections between human and watershed health.  From birth weight to longevity, learn why canopy and nature are crucial to our shared futures.  Get to know the North Clackamas watersheds better through an online workshop series.  Together we’ll explore how the water and wildlife work together, how we affect watersheds and how what happens on our property affects others (and vice versa!).  You’ll learn the next steps you can take to support wildlife on your property, and in our watersheds.  Learn how flooding, weather, tree planting, and other factors all work together to shape the place we live.  No cost.  Contact Info: Alexis Barton, North Clackamas Watersheds Council (alexis.barton3@gmail.com)

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2ND WEDNESDAY, APRIL 14, 2021

 

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3RD THURSDAY, APRIL 15, 2021

STATE of OREGON INCOME TAX FILING DEADLINE

Federal Income Tax Filing Deadline extended to the 3rd Monday, May 17.

 

3RD THURSDAY, APRIL 15, 2021

TIME: 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM  

VIRTUAL CLACKAMAS COUNTY LAND USE ISSUE BEFORE the HEARINGS OFFICER

The subject property for this Hearing was the former location of florist shop, known as Mary Jean’s Flowers and Gifts.  (1) Z0041-21-ZAP is a zone change from Urban Low Density Residential -- R-10 (10,000 sq. ft. average lot size) to Urban Low Density Residential -- R-7 (7,000 sq. ft. average lot size), and (2) Z0040-21-SS is a 10-lot short subdivision consisting of lots ranging in size from 5,600 square feet to 7,662 square feet. A stormwater detention facility is proposed in Tract “A”. The new lots will take access via a 26-foot-wide paved private road, with sidewalks proposed on one side of the road.  Any interested person may attend the hearing to listen or testify.  Please direct questions to Darcy Renhard, at 503-742-4545 The Land Use Hearings Officer is an impartial third party contracted by the county to hear land-use applications that require judgment and discretion in applying the Clackamas County Zoning and Development Ordinance.  There was no zoom information entered on the website when the Newsletter was sent out.  To find the zoom link go to the website: Board of County Commissioners | Clackamas County  Scroll down past the Commissioners photos to Meetings.  Click on ‘Land Use Hearings’ or contact Darcy Renhard at email drenhard@clackamas.us

 

3RD THURSDAY, APRIL 15, 2021

TIME: 10:00 AM

BCC VIRTUAL REGULAR BUSINESS MEETING        (BCC = Board of Clackamas County Commissioners)

The Regular BCC Business Meetings are where the Clackamas County Commissioners take official action by voting on various items.  The BCC Regular Business Meetings are usually held every Thursday.  Major budgetary decisions, changes to the County Code, sending a countywide measure to the ballot, and other major decisions are made in these meetings.  Currently BCC Business Meetings are being held both in person and virtually.  Members of the public are encouraged to participate in person by filling out a registration card and turning it in to the clerk before the start of the meeting.  To participate virtually, members of the public can register before the start of the meeting at Webinar Registration - Zoom  The Chair of the Board will call for statements from citizens regarding issues relating to County government. It is the intention that this portion of the agenda shall be limited to items of County business which are properly the object of Board consideration and may not be of a personal nature.  Testimony is limited to three (3) minutes.  Comments shall be respectful and courteous to all.  The public may also send an email to the Commissioners at bcc@clackamas.us or call 503-655-8581.  To see the agenda, packets of details, watch previous BCC Business meetings and/or get other information, go to the website: Business Meetings | Clackamas County 

 

3RD THURSDAY, APRIL 15, 2021

TIME: 10:30 AM

ZOOM ALL AGE VIRTUAL STORYTIME

Enjoy your favorite storytime books, songs, and games virtually with Teacher Heather and Teacher Susannah every Thursday at 10:30 am. Request the ZOOM All-Ages Storytime meeting link and password at gladstone@lincc.org (this changes each week). All ages welcome!  No Cost.

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3RD FRIDAY, APRIL 16, 2021

 

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3RD SATURDAY, APRIL 17, 2021

 

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3RD SUNDAY, APRIL 18, 2021

 

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3RD MONDAY, APRIL 19, 2021

TIME: 6:00 PM

CCFD #1 BOARD of DIRECTORS VIRTUAL BUSINESS MEETING       (CCFD = Clackamas County Fire District)

The Board of Directors (BOD) for Clackamas Fire District #1 consists of five residents or property owners who are elected by the public.  They serve four-year, staggered terms.  Their meetings are where the board takes official action by voting on various items such as budgetary decisions, adopts the budget, approves appropriations, levies taxes, and establishes fire district policies through the passage of resolutions and ordinances.  All are welcome and encouraged to attend the Fire District Board meetings which are usually held on the 3rd Monday of the month.  During this pandemic time, directors are encouraging the public to participate virtually in their monthly Board Meetings.  Please contact Executive Assistant, Rachel Trotman by email at rachel.trotman@clackamasfire.com or call her at 503-742-2646.  You can go to their website for the Zoom info and to view the meeting agenda: Clackamas Fire District #1

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3RD TUESDAY, APRIL 20, 2021

TIME: VARIES

BCC VIRTUAL POLICY SESSION  (BCC = Board of Clackamas County Commissioners)

Policy Sessions, or Work Sessions, are usually scheduled Tuesdays throughout the day (occasionally on Wednesday).  These meetings are primarily for County Staff to present items that require extensive background information and study, policy direction, and/or an opportunity for in-depth discussion with Staff on issues.  All Policy Sessions must have a quorum of the BCC present.  While these meetings are public and open to all, public comment is not heard.  Public comment is taken every Thursday at the weekly BCC Business Meeting on any topic relevant to Clackamas County.  You can see the Policy Session agendas and related materials and view previous BCC Zoom Policy Sessions at: Policy Sessions | Clackamas County  You may also send an email to the Commissioners at bcc@clackamas.us or call 503-655-8581.

 

3RD TUESDAY, APRIL 20, 2021

TIME: 6:00 PM

OLWSD VIRTUAL BOARD of DIRECTORS REGULAR BUSINESS MEETING   (OLWSD = Oak Lodge Water Services District)

The Board President has directed that, until further notice, public attendance at Board meetings will be by telephone only.  You can see the agenda, get the Zoom information and previous meeting minutes on the OLWS website at Oak Lodge Water Services | Our Community's Clean Water Resource

 

3RD TUESDAY, APRIL 20, 2021

TIME: 7:00 PM – 7:30 PM

OLCERT – HAM RADIO CHECK-IN          (OL-CERT = Oak Lodge-Community Emergency Response Team)

VHF 145.43Mhz / tone 107.2 (primary repeater) OLCERT does a monthly ham radio check-in using a 145.43Mhz repeater which is a LINKED repeater within the WORC (Western Oregon Radio Club) network.  Any repeater in the network is connected to all repeaters, so you can use any linked repeater to check-in.  See WORC to see all the repeaters linked at: Western Oregon Radio Club Home Page (worc.info)  We also meet simplex 147.470Mhz Tues and Thur at 7pm for just chatting and radio practice.  Please join us for an electronically safe distanced chat.  Want more details?  Contact Greg Wenneson KI6ISZ; OLCERT, Oak Lodge CERT Coordinator Oak Grove, or email: gregwenn@sonic.net

 

3RD TUESDAY, APRIL 20, 2021

NO MAP-IT MEETING        (MAP-IT = McLoughlin Area Plan – Implementation Team)

MAP-IT is a 9-person community-driven partnership of the Jennings Lodge Community Planning Organization (JLCPO), McLoughlin Area Business Alliance (MABA), and Oak Grove Community Council (OGCC).  MAP-IT was established in 2012 to help implement the projects and programs outlined by the previous MAP 1 and MAP 2 committees.  MAP-IT has typically met on the 3rd Tuesday of the month but, currently MAP-IT is on hiatus until at least August 2021.  See the website for minutes from previous meetings: MAP-IT Meetings | Clackamas County

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3RD WEDNESDAY, APRIL 21, 2021

TIME: 1:00 PM

OAK GROVE GARDEN CLUB MEETING

Location: Oak hills Presbyterian Church 5101 SE Thiessen Road            Milwaukie, OR 97267  New Annuals & Perennials by Dave Doolittle, Petal Heads Nursery.  No reservations or cost.  Select plants will be for sale, cash or checks.  Masks & social distancing please.

 

3RD WEDNESDAY, APRIL 21, 2021

TIME: 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM

VIRTUAL PREVIEW DAY at CLACKAMAS COMMUNITY COLLEGE   (CCC)

Clackamas Community College is hosting a virtual Preview Day for anyone who is thinking of starting or returning to college this fall.  This free event will include information on applying to CCC, getting started, ways to pay for college and sessions on the college’s program offerings.  A session will also be offered in Spanish.  For those looking to obtain four-year degrees, CCC is a great place to start earning credits that easily transfer to universities.  CCC offers the lowest tuition in the Portland metro area.  Now is the time to apply for fall term and for scholarships.  To register for Preview Day, visit www.clackamas.edu/RSVP  All Preview Day participants will be entered to win tuition waivers and a gift basket that includes a Chromebook and CCC swag.  For more information, email welcome@clackamas.edu

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4TH THURSDAY, APRIL 22, 2021

EARTH DAY

 

4TH THURSDAY, APRIL 22, 2021

TIME: 10:00 AM

BCC VIRTUAL REGULAR BUSINESS MEETING        (BCC = Board of Clackamas County Commissioners)

The Regular BCC Business Meetings are where the Clackamas County Commissioners take official action by voting on various items.  The BCC Regular Business Meetings are usually held every Thursday.  Major budgetary decisions, changes to the County Code, sending a countywide measure to the ballot, and other major decisions are made in these meetings.  Currently BCC Business Meetings are being held both in person and virtually.  Members of the public are encouraged to participate in person by filling out a registration card and turning it in to the clerk before the start of the meeting.  To participate virtually, members of the public can register before the start of the meeting at Webinar Registration - Zoom  The Chair of the Board will call for statements from citizens regarding issues relating to County government. It is the intention that this portion of the agenda shall be limited to items of County business which are properly the object of Board consideration and may not be of a personal nature.  Testimony is limited to three (3) minutes.  Comments shall be respectful and courteous to all.  The public may also send an email to the Commissioners at bcc@clackamas.us or call 503-655-8581.  To see the agenda, packets of details, watch previous BCC Business meetings and/or get other information, go to the website: Business Meetings | Clackamas County 

 

4TH THURSDAY, APRIL 22, 2021

TIME: 10:30 AM

ZOOM ALL AGE VIRTUAL STORYTIME

Enjoy your favorite storytime books, songs, and games virtually with Teacher Heather and Teacher Susannah every Thursday at 10:30 am. Request the ZOOM All-Ages Storytime meeting link and password at gladstone@lincc.org (this changes each week). All ages welcome!  No Cost.

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4TH FRIDAY, APRIL 23, 2021

 

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4TH SATURDAY, APRIL 24, 2021

TIME – 7:30 AM – PORTLAND BOARDING

TIME – 6:00 PM – APROXIMATE RETURN

HISTORICAL COLUMBIA GORGE STERNWHEELER ONE WAY CRUISE – PORTLAND to CASCADE LOCKS OREGON

Thelma has arranged for a really special group price for any of you on the CIA Newsletter list to join her in this fun activity – a narrated repositioning cruise aboard the Columbia Gorge Sternwheeler as it returns from its winter moorage in Portland Oregon to its summer moorage in Cascade Locks Oregon.  Covid restrictions will be strictly followed.  The Cruise includes free parking, breakfast items, lunch, a full bar aboard, rising to the upper Columbia River in the Locks at Bonneville and motorcoach transportation back to your parking area in Portland.  Use the code “Lewis and Clark Group” when you call the Portland Spirit office at 503-224-3900 to make your reservations.  Also ask for details such as the address of the parking/boarding area, etc.  (Or you can call Thelma for these details – 503-659-5590)

 

4TH SATURDAY, APRIL 24, 2021

TIME: 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM

31ST ANNUAL SPAGHETTI DINNER – MILWAUKIE CENTER – CURBSIDE

Location: 5440 SE Kellogg Creek Drive, Milwaukie, 97222 (next to North Clackamas Park)

Register now at:  31st Annual Italian Dinner (to-go!) - North Clackamas Parks & Recreation District (ncprd.com) for the delicious Spaghetti Dinner benefiting Meals on Wheels and Social Services programs at the Milwaukie Center.  Pre-sales only: FEE: $15 (All Ages).  Enjoy traditional Italian food and dessert to-go!  The festive drive-thru station at the Milwaukie Center allows you to easily and safely pick up your delicious, authentic Italian meal prepared by local chefs.  Add a bottle of red or white wine (available for purchase at $10 per bottle) to your meal or purchase Italian Themed Raffle Tickets ($5 each or 5 for $20) for a chance to win Italian-Themed Gift Baskets.   Thank you to the event sponsors, Bob’s Red Mill and Clackamas Federal Credit Union.  Co-hosted by Friends of the Milwaukie Center.

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4TH SUNDAY, APRIL 25, 2021

 

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4TH MONDAY, APRIL 26, 2021

FULL MOON

 

4TH MONDAY, APRIL 26, 2021

TIME: 6:30 PM

CLACKAMAS COUNTY VIRTUAL PLANNING COMMISSION MEETING

The Planning Commission consists of nine members appointed by the Board of County Commissioners (BCC) to advise the BCC on land use applications and issues.  The Planning Commission provides recommendations to the BCC in accordance with the requirements of State law, the Clackamas County Comprehensive Plan, Zoning & Development Ordinances, and the Clackamas County Codes.  The Planning Commission meetings are usually held on the 2nd and 4th Mondays of the month.  The website is: {{ field_ccts_meeting_type }} | Clackamas County  Staff contact is Darcy Renhard, email: drenhard@clackamas.us or phone: 503-742-4545. 

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4TH TUESDAY, APRIL 27, 2021

TIME: VARIES

BCC VIRTUAL POLICY SESSION  (BCC = Board of Clackamas County Commissioners)

Policy Sessions, or Work Sessions, are usually scheduled Tuesdays throughout the day (occasionally on Wednesday).  These meetings are primarily for County Staff to present items that require extensive background information and study, policy direction, and/or an opportunity for in-depth discussion with Staff on issues.  All Policy Sessions must have a quorum of the BCC present.  While these meetings are public and open to all, public comment is not heard.  Public comment is taken every Thursday at the weekly BCC Business Meeting on any topic relevant to Clackamas County.  You can see the Policy Session agendas and related materials and view previous BCC Zoom Policy Sessions at: Policy Sessions | Clackamas County  You may also send an email to the Commissioners at bcc@clackamas.us or call 503-655-8581.

 

4TH TUESDAY, APRIL 27, 2021

TIME: 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

THE KIWANIS CLUB of GLADSTONE-OAK GROVE VIRTUAL MEETING

Kiwanis – Serving the Children of the World.  Kiwanis is an International Service organization with a priority to serve children. Kiwanis members stage more than 150,000 service projects, devote more than six million hours of service, and raise nearly US $100 million every year for communities, families, and projects. Kiwanis programs for youth and young adults help to create the next generation of community leaders. Key Club, the world's oldest and largest student-led service organization for high school students, encourages leadership development through service to others. The Kiwanis Club of Gladstone-Oak Grove sponsors a Key Club at Gladstone High School.  We are currently meeting on Zoom.  Contact the President Tom Hogan at 503-819-8367 or tomhogan2@comcast.net with questions or to attend. You can also check out the website at Kiwanis International  Get involved with Kiwanis.

 

4TH TUESDAY, APRIL 27, 2021

TIME: 7:00 PM

JLCPO VIRTUAL REGULAR BUSINESS MEETING   (JLCPO = Jennings Lodge Community Planning Organization)

Register for the meeting by sending an email to jenningslodgecpo@gmail.com  The zoom link will be sent to you.  Agenda: Sheriff Angela Brandenburg addressing the Upcoming Ballot Measure – the 5-year levy for the Sheriff’s Office.  Also, Saving Our Trees:  Review of the efforts to preserve trees in Jennings Lodge, as a lead-in to future discussion on what it will take to save our neighborhood tree canopy.  JLCPO is meeting on the fourth Tuesday, every other month so their next CPO meeting will be Tuesday, June 22, 2021.  JLCPO questions may be directed to their email address: jenningslodgecpo@gmail.com

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4TH WEDNESDAY, APRIL 28, 2021

TIME: 7:30 AM – 9:30 AM

EDC VIRTUAL MEETING    (EDC = Economic Development Commission)

The EDC is a 25-member Advisory Committee to the BCC (Board of County Commissioners).  The EDC focuses on issues affecting the economic vitality of Clackamas County.  Their mission is to create prosperity by fostering balanced economic development in Clackamas County through a close partnership with government and the private sector.  The EDC meetings are usually held on the 4th Wednesday of the month (except Nov. and Dec).  To join the meeting go to the website at Economic Development Commission (EDC) | Clackamas County  and click on the word Zoom or contact Corina Copeland by email at 4biz@clackamas.us or call 503-742-4249. 

 

4TH WEDNESDAY, APRIL 28, 2021

TIME: 7:00 PM – 8:50 PM

OAK GROVE COMMUNITY COUNCIL VIRTUAL REGULAR BUSINESS MEETING

The Oak Grove Community Council (OGCC) meets monthly to review and recommend actions on local land-use decisions and to provide an opportunity for local officials, non-profits, community volunteers and businesspeople to present information on topics of importance to our community.

Meetings and free and open to the public.  OGCC supports and encourages diversity, equity and inclusion. No reservations are required.  Those who live in the OGCC boundaries become voting members after attending five meetings. Visit Oak Grove CPO Boundaries to check your address. Email contact@oakgrovecpo.org with questions, comments or suggestions.

Recurring Zoom link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89301304485?pwd=dXBhTFJyVmRSTnFuUDdwUEFZYmk1UT09
Meeting ID: 893 0130 4485  Passcode / Zoom: OakGroveCC

Phone-in number: (253) 215-8782.  Meeting ID: 893 0130 4485  Passcode / Phone: 5109081804

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5TH THURSDAY, APRIL 29, 2021

TIME: 10:30 AM

ZOOM ALL AGE VIRTUAL STORYTIME

Enjoy your favorite storytime books, songs, and games virtually with Teacher Heather and Teacher Susannah every Thursday at 10:30 am. Request the ZOOM All-Ages Storytime meeting link and password at gladstone@lincc.org (this changes each week). All ages welcome!  No Cost.

 

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5TH FRIDAY, APRIL 30, 2021

 

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Thank You for Caring about Our Community

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