Washington County partners with City of Hillsboro and Comfort Inn & Suites to establish respite shelter - Release date: 04/01/2020
The 114-room hotel will temporarily house individuals experiencing homelessness as well as group home residents who have either tested positive for COVID-19 or are symptomatic and need to be isolated from others.
Emergency declaration extended to continue supporting public health response - Release date: 04/01/2020
Continuing the emergency declaration will help Washington County and many other public agencies and organizations to limit the spread of novel coronavirus.
Access closes between Elwert/Kruger roads and Highway 99W - Release date: 03/23/2020
Access between Elwert/Kruger roads and Highway 99W will close April 1-June 30 for construction of a roundabout and other work.
Additional COVID-19 cases reported at long-term care facility in Washington County - Release date: 03/22/2020
Two of the 24 COVID-19 cases announced in Washington County in the last two days are residents at a long-term care facility, Washington County Public Health officials announced today [March 22].
Mt. Richmond Road closes March 30 - Release date: 03/21/2020
Mt. Richmond Road, between Patton Valley and South roads, is expected to close March 30-May 13 for a bridge replacement.
Loans and other support available to businesses and non-profits affected by COVID-19 - Release date: 03/20/2020
Help is available to companies and organizations facing hardship due to response to the new coronavirus.
Roy Rogers Road open house rescheduled for May 19 - Release date: 03/20/2020
The Roy Rogers Road Improvement Project open house, originally planned for April, has been reschedule due to COVID-19.
LUT offices closed; services available remotely - Release date: 03/19/2020
All Washington County Department of Land Use & Transportation (LUT) offices are closed to the public to help mitigate the spread of COVID-19, but services continue remotely.
Public urged not to visit Washington County buildings - Release date: 03/19/2020
Except under specific circumstances, Washington County is requesting that the public avoid visiting any county building during the organization’s emergency response to the new coronavirus.
Emergency extended and State of County and Townhall meeting canceled - Release date: 03/17/2020
The Board of Commissioners voted to extend the county’s prior emergency declaration until April 2 and Chair Kathryn Harrington has canceled the annual State of the County address and the first of four town hall meetings scheduled for 2020.
Roy Rogers Road open house is April 7 - Release date: 03/10/2020
Comment on the Roy Rogers Road Improvement Project at an open house from 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, April 7, at the Sherwood Police Department Community Room, 20495 SW Borchers Drive.
Streamlining sought for COVID-19 response - Release date: 03/04/2020
The declaration will help the county’s Public Health Division to limit the spread of novel coronavirus.
Submit comments on the Draft 2020-21 Road Maintenance Program - Release date: 03/03/2020
Comment on the Washington County Department of Land Use & Transportation (LUT) Draft 2020-21 Road Maintenance Program.
Board of Commissioners to host Town Hall series - Release date: 03/02/2020
The Board of County Commissioners will each host a Town Hall in their individual districts in 2020. The first in this series is scheduled for March 19 at 6:00 p.m. in the City of Sherwood.
Washington County WIC assures families that “public charge” rules will not affect access to services - Release date: 02/26/2020
WIC participants cannot be penalized for seeking services such as nutrition and breastfeeding support under the new rules that went into effect on Monday, Feb. 24.
Board of Commissioners adopt historic equity resolution - Release date: 02/26/2020
The Board of Commissioners has formally adopted a resolution to advance diversity, equity and inclusion in Washington County, including the creation of the “Office of Equity, Inclusion and Community Engagement,” to be housed in the County Administrative Office.
Boards and Commissions Vacancies - Spring 2020 - Release date: 02/25/2020
The Washington County Board of Commissioners is recruiting for various boards and commissions vacancies.
Short-term Rentals issue paper released for public comment - Release date: 02/25/2020
Short-term Rentals: Issues and Considerations, Washington County Long Range Planning Issue Paper No. 2020-01, is available for public review and comment through March 26.
First workshop in caregiving series to address bathing without a battle - Release date: 02/24/2020
Attendees will learn about special techniques, proper preparation, and helpful products and supplies to help those with dementia bathe without the fear and fighting.
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.