Grand opening for Willow Creek Crossing affordable housing project - Release date: 02/18/2020
Grand opening celebration for Willow Creek Crossing Apartments affordable housing project in Washington County highlights innovative public-private partnership.
Open house for SW 121st Avenue is March 10 - Release date: 02/18/2020
Comment on SW 121st Avenue improvement project at an open house from 6-7:30 p.m. March 10 at Fowler Middle School, 10865 SW Walnut St.
Public Housing Program Waitlist to open February 10, 2020 - Release date: 02/04/2020
Housing Authority of Washington County invites waitlist applications for public housing assistance to low-income households.
La Lista de Espera del Programa de Vivienda Pública se abrirá el 10 de febrero de 2020 - Release date: 02/04/2020
La Autoridad de Vivienda del Condado de Washington invita a las familias de bajos ingresos a presentar solicitudes de asistencia para la vivienda pública para la lista de espera.
Addiction recovery center opens in Hillsboro - Release date: 01/31/2020
The 4D O’Rourke Center, located at 362 SW Oak Street, provides a variety of peer-based recovery support services geared toward young adults ages 18-35.
Washington County roads closed due to high water - Release date: 01/31/2020
Three roads in Washington County are closed due to high water/flooding. More closures could occur over the weekend if heavy rain materializes.
Comments sought on Draft Work Program - Release date: 01/28/2020
Public comment on the FY 2020-21 Long Range Planning Draft Work Program is being accepted by Washington County Department of Land Use & Transportation Long Range Planning (LRP) staff through Feb. 28.
Washington County seeks nominations for 18th annual Public Health Awards - Release date: 01/27/2020
National Public Health Week is April 6-12. Nominations for the annual awards ceremony are now being accepted, with a deadline of Feb. 21.
Fern Hill Road closed due to high water; gates in place effective Jan. 24 - Release date: 01/24/2020
Fern Hill Road is closed to all traffic from Taylor Way to Geiger Road due to flooding. Travelers should avoid the area or use alternate routes.
Exclusion Day is February 19; Where to get your kids vaccinated in Washington County - Release date: 01/22/2020
Any child without the required immunizations or an exemption certificate will not be allowed to attend school or child care on or after February 19 until they provide documentation of immunizations or exemption.
Weight restrictions in place for B Street bridge - Release date: 01/21/2020
A weight restriction on the B Street bridge over Naylor Creek was approved by the Washington County Board of Commissioners during its regular meeting on Jan. 21.
Kruger Road opens; Haide and Elwert roads close - Release date: 01/17/2020
Elwert Road, between Kruger and Edy roads, and Haide Road, between the Elwert Road and the future Sherwood High School access road, are expected to close Feb. 3-April 1 for the Elwert-Kruger roads intersection improvement project. Kruger Road will reopen at the same time.
URMDAC has four new members - Release date: 01/16/2020
Four new members attended their first Washington County Urban Roads Maintenance District Advisory Committee (URMDAC) meeting on Jan. 15.
RROMAC welcomes three new members - Release date: 01/09/2020
Three new members joined the Rural Roads Operations and Maintenance Advisory Committee (RROMAC) on Jan. 9.
Board of Commissioners release draft equity resolution for public comment - Release date: 01/07/2020
The Washington County Board of Commissioners invites public review and comment on a draft resolution related to diversity, equity and inclusion.
A Year of Change FY 2018-19 annual report available online - Release date: 01/02/2020
A Year of Change: Annual Report FY 2018-19 has been published online by Washington County Department of Land Use & Transportation (LUT).
Garza appointed interim director of Assessment and Taxation Department - Release date: 12/30/2019
Recruitment for permanent director to begin in 2020.
Hawthorn Walk-in Center changes Christmas hours of operation - Release date: 12/23/2019
The Hawthorn Walk-in Center for Mental Health and Addictions Care in Hillsboro will be open from 12-6 p.m. on Christmas this year.
Rhodes appointed interim county administrator - Release date: 12/18/2019
Recruitment for permanent administrator continues.
Washington County Public Health works to combat outbreaks and rising infectious diseases - Release date: 12/16/2019
Public Health's first infectious disease report provides the most current data on disease trends, case counts and in-depth articles on communicable diseases, sexually transmitted infections, HIV, tuberculosis and various outbreaks in the county.