August 2020 COVID-19 update

At the July meeting of the CPO Leadership group, CCI,  we had a valuable presentation by Adrienne Donner, Washington County Public Health Branch Director, on the current state of things in the county and its response.  We have permission to share the PDF version of her PowerPoint presentation here. The links should be active.

BSD News August 2020

School plans for fall 2020
District seeks applicants for Long Range Facility Plan Community Advisory Committee

Road News August 2020

Upper Saltzman Road project
Springville: Kaiser to Joss
143rd & Science Park curb cuts
112th culvert
West Union shoulder widening
West Union sidewalks
Oregon Transportation Survey
Multnomah County’s Cornelius Pass project

Development News August 2020

Gas station next to a wetland? County hearing continued
Development gets new name, model home under construction
No news from commercial developments

CPO News August 2020

CPO 1 August meeting: COVID-19 updates
July meeting recap
Neighborhood Meetings
Ped and bike improvement proposals

Gardening News August 2020

Jenkins companion plants

Gardening with Pacific Northwest Native Plants: An Ecological Approach
OSU Extension has the information you need!
Master Gardener demonstration gardens

THPRD News August 2020

THPRD Announces Refunds on Deluxe and General Passes
Facilities Reopening
Further staff reductions

Community News August 2020

Reach for the Stars to support Washington County Kids
Washington County Kids holds free virtual Care Expo
Civics for Adults free online sessions
New! Online Police Reports from Washington County Sheriff
PCC Rock Creek music department info session for fall term
Virtues Card
Tualatin Valley Creates presents Parenting a Creative Child (Webinar Workshop)
Viva Village
CWS delays rate increases
Blood Drive
Solid Waste & Recycling update
SOLV Forest Park Cleanup
County Commissioners seek public input on community needs
Community Placemaking applications open August 3
MLK and the Voting Rights Act
Consensus: Cybersecurity and Privacy
Enjoy the health benefits of swimming! It’s never too late to learn!

Business News August 2020

Sunset CU helps over 100 local businesses with PPP Loans
Village Gallery
Cedar Mill Farmers Market is bursting with fresh produce!
Inside Out policy helps businesses meet physical distancing requirements
Open Air Beaverton Program
Fieldstone Cornell Landing hosts August events online
Great Notion Timberland
Adult watercolor classes at Catlin Gabel
World of Smiles Pediatric Dentistry

John ‘Buz’ Walker III, October 18, 1932 – July 15, 2020

Walker Garbage Service has served Cedar Mill businesses and residents since 1948. Buz Walker’s parents were in the dairy business with his mother’s Egger family. John Walker Jr., a German immigrant from the Volga River region in Russia, entered the garbage hauling business and bought what would later become Walker Garbage and Recycling, Inc.

Proposed 2020 Land Use Ordinances

The following brief summaries of the “2020 Ordinance Season” are from the Land Use and Transportation newsletter. We will follow up next month with more information on the ordinances that affect Cedar Mill.

Library News August 2020

Storytime at Home
Simple Summer STEM and Crafts for kids
Angel Ocasio’s Virtual Comedy Show
Three on a Theme Book Talk
Writers’ Mill
Voices in Verse
Owl Book Group

John Fox, 1939-2020

On July 12, 2020, Cedar Mill lost an impactful member of our community. A lifelong liberal, John Foz coped with the 2016 passing of his wife Carol by throwing himself into political activism in his community, Cedar Mill.