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This Week in Tigard

Updated: 1/19, 9:23 am
 

NEXT 7 DAYS

SUNDAY
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  • Una identificación con foto (puede ser de cualquier país)

Keeping Tigard safe: Read how Council is working to ensure the long-term safety of our community.

MONDAY
MLK Jr. Day Celebration: Healing the Divide -  Join Bahá'ís of Tigard to celebrate Dr. King’s vision and legacy, including inspiring talks, music and facilitated conversation as we explore our path forward. 

Everyone counts in Tigard! A complete count is important for you, your family, and community. Here’s why.


TUESDAY 
Volunteer Tigard! Use your skills to help the community. 

Construction Zone: Check out ongoing construction projects in Tigard.

WEDNESDAY 
Beep... Beep... It's Tigard On the Move! This speaker series invites thinkers, innovators, thought leaders, and experts in transportation to share their perspectives on the future of transportation in the suburbs.

Why Wednesday
: You ask the questions, we give the answers.

THURSDAY 
A Will Is Not Enough in OregonRichard Schneider, author of A Will Is Not Enough in Oregon, will offer a comprehensive review of essential state and federal documents to help safeguard your assets and health care wishes.

Now Hiring! Check out our latest job opportunities, including Community Engagement Assistant. 

FRIDAY
Kids' Night Out! Drop off your kids for some fun activities, games, and enjoy a movie and healthy snacks while adults have some time to themselves.


SATURDAY 
Tigard Walks!
 Start your day with a community walk and then head to 'Cocoa and Cookies' and the Town Hall. 


Town Hall with Senator Burdick and Rep. DohertyHear updates on their accomplishments from 2019 and what to expect for the short session in 2020. 

Cocoa and Cookies with Council - Share what's important to you with your elected officials. 

Nature Ambassadors: Skulls and Pelts - Come see what lives on this nearby refuge by inspecting pelts and skulls of local wildlife.


COMING SOON

Jan. 28: State of the City
Jan. 31: Stuffed Animal Sleepover
Feb. 6: Family Caregiver Support
Feb. 8: Family Sweetheart Dance
Feb. 8: DIY: Valentine's Day Cards & Bookmarks
Feb. 13: Be That Girl - Self-Defense Class


SPOTLIGHT on the TIGARD VISION

Our vision is to become "the most walkable community in the Pacific Northwest where people of all ages and abilities enjoy healthy and interconnected lives." 

Learn about the Community Roundtable which is connecting non-profit and faith-based leaders.


NOW PRESENTING!
Police Chief Kathy McAlpine talks about protecting the public.




January 1, 2020 - NEW LAW
Plastic Bags in Oregon

Why did Oregon adopt a bag ban?

By encouraging the switch to reusable or recycled paper bags, Oregon can reduce the amount of bags that are used once and thrown out, while also addressing a significant problem for Oregon’s recycling programs: plastic bags. When plastic bags end up in recycling bins, they can contaminate the recycling stream and endanger the safety of workers who must untangle them from recycling equipment. This is also a positive first step toward addressing the large amount of plastic debris in the oceans, which threatens Oregon’s marine wildlife. While these Frequently Asked Questions may answer simple questions, we recommend contacting the Oregon DEQ for in-depth answers to your questions.

What does this mean for me?
Consumers who do not bring reusable bags can expect to pay a small fee at the register. This fee helps offset the cost businesses pay to purchase more sustainable bags. This fee can vary by store and city or county. Some bags, such as those for bulk items and privacy purposes, are not subject to the ban. Retail stores and restaurants may provide certain reusable bags for free to customers using a WIC voucher or electronic benefits transfer card.
Which bags require fees?

 

Contact
Kent Wyatt
Communications Manager
503-718-2809
kentw@tigard-or.gov
 
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