Tigard City Council Activity
Here is a brief recap of the most recent Tigard City Council Business meeting.
All meeting agendas can be found here.
Resolutions, proclamations, ordinances, minutes and meeting packets can be found here.
September 11, 2018 City Council meeting:
- Council President Snider asked everyone to observe a moment of silence in honor of those who lost their lives on September 11, 2001.
- Commander McDonald briefed council on August crime statistics and trends in Tigard. Tigard Chamber of Commerce CEO Mollahan gave an update on recent and upcoming Chamber and Tigard Downtown Alliance activities.
- City Council minutes were approved and the week of September 17 was proclaimed Constitution Week.
- Council unanimously approved Ordinance 18-18, annexing the Hashima property into the city. The owners requested annexation to connect to city sewer.
- Council unanimously approved Resolution 18-41 which established a Tigard Development Advisory Committee, the purpose of which is to foster constructive relationships between the City and the real estate development community.
August 14, 2018 City Council meeting:
- The council voted to have a council seat that will be vacated at the end of December filled by a council appointment in 2019. Applications will be accepted after the November 8 elections but before January 2019.
- Acting as the Local Contract Review Board, the council approved the purchase of mobile data computers for the police department, five new police vehicles, and a hydro-cleaning vehicle to meet regulatory requirements to flush and clean pipes.
- The council approved two ordinances to annex two parcels, effective 2018 and 2021. One annexation is voluntary and the other is involuntary.
- The council approved a resolution in support of Measure 102, appearing on the November ballot, to allow the use of local bonds to develop affordable housing regionally.
- The council approved two voting members and one alternate member to the Town Center Advisory Commission.
- The Tigard Police Chief shared that people and property crimes were up in July.
- During citizen comments, residents spoke in favor of Measure 102. Letters for and against the measure were received by the council.