February 2023

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What can we do to prevent power outages? Road News February 2023 CPO News February 2023 Business News February 2023 Washington County News February 2023 Transit News February 2023 Street Tree Inventory: get involved! Development News February 2023 Legislative News February 2023 Recycling News February 2023 Garden News February 2023 Park News February 2023 School

What can we do to prevent power outages?

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During late December and early January, high winds and prolific precipitation put stress on large trees in the area, resulting in branches and entire trees falling on power lines and causing frequent and sometimes widespread power outages. We talked to PGE and local arborists to find out if there were steps we could take to mitigate the danger.

Exit 21

Erick Siffert started Exit 21 Apparel Solutions LLC, an apparel consulting company, in 2009, after 20 years working at Nike and three years at lululemon. The company moved into their office on the upper level of the new Milltowner Center last fall, relocating from Old Town Portland because it had just gotten too dangerous.

Road News February 2023

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• Thompson Road surveying work
• Huntington Ave. sidewalk open house
• Traffic easing programs encounter high barriers in Washington County

CPO News February 2023

• Peterkort plans, Clean Water Services for February CPO
• Hybrid CPO meetings?

Business News February 2023

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• Community ‘Shred-It’ Day at Sunset Credit Union
• Cedar Mill Farmers Market: Ramping up for 2023!
• Wine Tasting Event featuring Cabernets from around the world
• Village Gallery of Arts
• February Reception
• DIY Valentines!
• CMBA speed networking
• Create a collage that is beautiful and meaningful
• 2023 Spring Housing Market Update
• Performances at The Reser

Washington County News February 2023

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• Washington County map search options
• Include a permit in plans for events in the right-of-way

Transit News February 2023

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• 2023-24 TriMet service changes
• Share feedback on major transit proposals

Street Tree Inventory: get involved!

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Treekeepers of Washington County has begun to inventory street trees in urban unincorporated Washington County. Street trees are those that grow in the public right-of-way, in boulevard medians, and along streets without sidewalks and curbs.

Development News February 2023

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• West Union Gas Station proposal approved by Hearings Officer

• Neighborhood Commercial to Residential?

Legislative News February 2023

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• State Representative Lisa Reynolds
• State Senator Steiner

Recycling News February 2023

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• Zero Waste Initiatives

• Purple bin update

Garden News February 2023

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• WCMGA offers February gardening events
• Rose Pruning Demo with Portland Rose Society

Park News February 2023

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• Spring Native Plant Sale
• 2023-24 THPRD Preschool Open House
• Elsie Stuhr Senior Center Newcomers’ Welcome event
• New Dog Run coming to Ridgewood Park
• Westside Trail Pedestrian and Bicycle Bridge Earns Metro Funding
• Hearing on North Tualatin Mountains Nature Park trails and access

School News February 2023

• Sensory bins support learning
• Sunset student tutors at Terra Linda

Local teen heading for national competition

Abby Taylor, age 14, resident of Cedar Mill, won the title of Miss Oregon Teen Volunteer. She will be representing the state of Oregon at the National Competition in Jackson, Tennessee from March 8-12. Her platform is “Encouraging Acceptance.”

Community News February 2023

• Oregon Symphonic Band presents Music Masterpieces
• Sunset HS Marching Band Bottle & Can Drive
• Sunset Youth Lacrosse, register now!
• BRC offers many ways to share the love this Valentine’s Day
• ACMA “Spectacularly 30” celebrates 30 years
• Oregon Chorale presents: The Trials and Festivals of Gilbert & Sullivan
• Mean Girls the Musical
• WCK Parent Speaker Series!
• Fees waived for behavioral health social worker licenses
• Sign up for the Wetlands Conservatory Amphibian Egg Mass Survey training
• Treekeepers presents Tree Walk: Learn to identify local trees
• Bonny Slope Elementary Pancake Breakfast!
• TVF&R offers life-saving tips regarding cardiac arrest
Join the Cedar Mill Scouts Troop 207
Viva Village February events

Library Events and Programs February 2023

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• Multiple Age Groups
• Kids
• Teens & Tweens
• Adults