Press Releases

  1. Parks and Recreation Board Awards Grants to Local Programs

    The City's Parks and Recreation Advisory Board awarded grants to support community programs with funding from the City’s Opportunity Grant program. Read on...
  2. City Council Approves Agreement with ODOT for I-5/Wilsonville Road Interchange

    At the Oct. 16, 2017, Wilsonville City Council meeting, the Council approved an agreement with the Oregon Dept. of Transportation (ODOT) for a construction project to modify the I-5/Wilsonville Road interchange Exit 283 southbound freeway on-ramp. More >
  3. City Seeks Volunteers for Board and Committee Vacancies

    The City of Wilsonville has openings that become available at the start of 2018 on various boards and commissions, including the Budget Committee, Planning Commission, Tourism Promotion Committee and the Wilsonville-Metro Community Enhancement Committee. Read on...
  4. Library Foundation Hosts Wine-Tasting Fundraiser on Saturday, Nov. 4

    The Wilsonville Public Library Foundation is hosting a fundraiser, themed “A Toast to Imagination” at the Wilsonville Public Library. This annual event supports and expands programs for children and adults in the library and greater community. More >
  5. City to Hold Oct. 26 Public Workshop for Boones Ferry Park Master Plan

    The City’s Parks and Recreation Department seeks community input through development of a new Boones Ferry Park master plan on preferences for enhancing park and open-space amenities and increasing public access to the Willamette River. Read on...
  6. City Council Welcomes New Police Chief, Remands to Board for Development Review

    At the October 2, 2017, Wilsonville City Council meeting, the Council welcomed new Police Chief Rob Wurpes, a Lieutenant with the Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO) that the City contracts with for law-enforcement services. More >
  7. SMART Awarded $1.45 Million Grant for New Electric-Powered Buses

    Funded by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s “Low or No-Emission (Low-No) Bus Program Projects,” SMART plans to purchase two 35-foot battery-electric buses and install charging infrastructure. More >
  8. Korean War Veterans Host 2017 Veterans Day Observance Ceremony in Wilsonville

    The Korean War Veterans Association, Oregon Trail Chapter, is sponsoring a Veterans Day Observance Ceremony in Wilsonville on Saturday, Nov. 11, 11:00 a.m at the Oregon Korean War Memorial in Town Center Park, 29600 SW Park Place, Wilsonville. More >
  9. City Council Approves Conversion to LED Street Lights, Budget Adjustment

    At the Sept. 18, 2017, Wilsonville City Council meeting, the Council held a public hearing and adopted on second reading two ordinances pertaining to street lighting. More >
  10. OrePac Building Products Recognized for $10,000 Contribution to Library Foundation

    The Wilsonville Public Library Foundation recognizes OrePac Building Products for support of public computing and Internet access at the Wilsonville Public Library with a $10,000 contribution. More >
  11. City Council Approves Conversion to LED Street Lights and Improvements to I-5 Undercrossing Trail

    At the Sept. 7, 2017, Wilsonville City Council meeting, the Council held a public hearing and adopted on first reading two ordinances pertaining to street lighting; a second reading is scheduled for Sept. 18. More >
  12. City Hosts Oct. 5 Open House About Coffee Creek Industrial Area

    The City of Wilsonville is hosting a public informational meeting and open house about the Coffee Creek Industrial Area on Thursday, Oct. 5, 6:00 – 7:30 p.m., at Republic Services, Operations Command Center, 10295 SW Ridder Road, Wilsonville. More >
  13. Applications Currently Being Accepted for the Community Opportunity Grant

    The City of Wilsonville Parks and Recreation Department offers two grant opportunities available to both individuals and organizations. Applications are currently being accepted for the Community Opportunity Grant and are due by Friday, September 29. Read on...
  14. City Council Annexes Roadway Land for New School, Advances Planning for Boones Ferry Park

    At the Aug. 24, 2017, Wilsonville City Council meeting, the Council conducted a second reading and adopted an ordinance that annexes into City limits a small portion of land acquired by the West Linn-Wilsonville School District More >
  15. City Council Approves Frog Pond West Infrastructure Fees and Annexes Roadway Land for School

    At the August 7, 2017, City Council meeting, the Council approved a methodology for calculating an infrastructure supplemental fee payable by developers designed to finance infrastructure that serves the proposed Frog Pond West residential area. More >
  16. 2017-18 Council Goals and Long Term Objectives

    The Wilsonville City Council Work Plan provides a high level overview of community priorities established by your governing body. More >
  17. City Releases ‘2017-18 Annual Report’

    The Annual Report reviews community highlights and key accomplishments by the City over the past year, examines the fiscal year 2017-18 operating budget, and presents information on various City programs, services and volunteer boards and commissions. More >
  18. Sept. 5 Community Kick-Off Event for Boones Ferry Park Master Plan

    The City of Wilsonville is holding a community kick-off event to help plan the future of Boones Ferry Park on Tuesday, Sept. 5, 6:00 p.m., at Boones Ferry Park. Read on...
  19. Parks & Recreation Survey Results to Be Presented on August 2

    The Parks and Recreation Department is hosting a public meeting on Wednesday, August 2, 6:00 p.m., at City Hall, to review the findings from a recent Parks and Recreation Master Plan survey. Read on...
  20. Boeckman Road West of 95th Avenue Reopens July 25

    Boeckman Road west of 95th Avenue in Wilsonville is planned to be reopened in the morning of Tuesday, July 25 in time for the morning commute. Read on...
  21. Design Survey Seeks Community Feedback on Future of Wilsonville Town Center

    The City is launching a design survey for community members and other stakeholders to share their preferences for the future look and feel of Wilsonville’s Town Center area. Read on...
  22. City Council Report for July 17, 2017

    Council Approves Frog Pond West Master Plan and Declares August 1–7 as ‘Fun In the Park Week’ More >
  23. Night Lane Closures of I-5 South of Wilsonville

    The Oregon Dept. of Transportation (ODOT) is closing select lanes of I-5 during the evening hours. Read on...
  24. Clackamas County to Restripe Major Roadways in Wilsonville on Friday, July 7

    On Friday, July 7, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., Clackamas County is restriping major roadways in Wilsonville that are in need of a new coat of reflective paint. Read on...
  25. MacArthur Statue to be Unveiled on Saturday at Korean War Remembrance Ceremony

    On Saturday, June 24, at 10:00 a.m. the Korean War Memorial Foundation of Oregon (KWMFO) is hosting a Korean War Remembrance Ceremony that is free and open to the public. More >
  26. Wilsonville Public Library Serves as a “Cooling Center” During Weekend Heat Wave

    The Wilsonville Public Library is going to be open until 8 p.m. as a “cooling center” during this weekend’s predicted heat wave. More >
  27. French Prairie Bridge Project Task Force Agrees on Bridge Evaluation Criteria

    In May the French Prairie Bridge Project Task Force established proposed evaluation criteria that are to be used this summer to make a bridge alignment recommendation to the City Council this fall. Read on...
  28. City Launches New ‘ExploreWilsonville.com’ Tourism Website

    The City has launched a new tourism website that provides visitors and residents with a wealth of information on things to do in and near Wilsonville. Read on...
  29. City Council Report for June 19, 2017

    City Council Adopts Annual Budget, Approves “Frog Pond” West Master Plan, Recognizes 2017 Citizens Academy Participants, Approves “Three Sisters” Oaks to Heritage Tree Program More >
  30. Notice of Possible Quorum

    Members of the City Council and Planning Commission, possibly constituting a quorum, may attend the Wilsonville Town Center Plan Design Workshop scheduled for June 26, 2017 beginning at 5:00 pm at the Clackamas Community College – Wilsonville Campus. Read on...
  31. Wilsonville Releases 2017 Annual Water Quality Report

    The City of Wilsonville has published the “2017 Annual Water Quality Report,” which documents results of the City’s 2016 water-quality monitoring and testing. More >
  32. Help Shape the Future Look and Feel of Town Center at Design Workshop on June 26

    The City is hosting a Design Workshop as part of the Wilsonville Town Center Plan on Monday, June 26, 5:00–8:00 p.m., at Clackamas Community College–Wilsonville Campus. Read on...
  33. City Council Report for June 5, 2017

    City Council Approves Transit Master Plan and New Method of Calculating Transportation System Development Charge Fees More >
  34. Two-Week Boeckman Road Closure Begins this Saturday

    A section of Boeckman Road, west of the intersection of Wilsonville-Stafford Roads, is planned to be closed to through-traffic Saturday, June 3, through Saturday, June 17. More >
  35. Summer Events Poster Features Free Local Events

    The City of Wilsonville is releasing the Wilsonville Area Events Summer 2017 poster, which is being distributed to all residences and businesses in Wilsonville. More >
  36. City to Perform Annual Water Main Flushing in June

    In June the City’s Public Works Department is planning to flush all of the City’s main water lines in order to remove naturally occurring mineral deposits from the pipes. More >
  37. Wilsonville Town Center Plan Hosts Design Workshop on June 26

    The City is hosting a Design Workshop as part of the Wilsonville Town Center Plan on Monday, June 26, 5:00–8:00 p.m., at Clackamas Community College–Wilsonville Campus. Read on...
  38. City Receives 20th Consecutive Annual Financial Reporting Award

    For the 20th consecutive year, the City has been awarded a Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting for the City’s Comprehensive Annual Financial Report. More >
  39. French Prairie Bridge Project Task Force Meets Tonight to Finalize Project Evaluation Criteria

    The City of Wilsonville is hosting a French Prairie Bridge Project advisory Task Force meeting on Monday, May 22, 6-9 p.m., at City Hall. Read on...
  40. Boeckman Road West of Stafford/Wilsonville Roads Intersection Closed June 3–June 17; Detour in Place

    A section of Boeckman Road, west of the intersection of Wilsonville-Stafford Roads, is planned to be closed to through-traffic Saturday, June 3, through Saturday, June 17. More >
  41. City Council Report for May 15, 2017

    City Council Approves New Community Enhancement Projects and Mayor Declares May 21–27 as Public Works Week More >
  42. City of Wilsonville Hosts Hiring Fair Saturday, May 20

    The City of Wilsonville invites job applicants who are innovative and hard-working team members to a Hiring Fair on Saturday, May 20, 7:45 a.m. – 5 p.m., at Wilsonville City Hall. Read on...
  43. City Council Report for May 1, 2017

    City Council Declares Wilsonville as an Inclusive City and Approves Water Pipeline Ground Lease and Other Agreements More >
  44. Parks and Recreation Board Awards Grants to Local Programs

    The City's Parks and Recreation Advisory Board awarded grants to support community programs with funding from the City’s Opportunity Grant program. More >
  45. Wilsonville Tourism Committee Awards $20,000 in County Community Tourism Grants

    The City of Wilsonville Tourism Promotion Committee awarded $20,000 in Clackamas County Tourism “Community Partnership Program” grants to fund three local projects. More >
  46. Advance Road East of Stafford/Wilsonville Roads Closed April 29–May 19; Detour in Place

    Advance Road, east of Wilsonville-Stafford Roads, is planned to be closed to Saturday, April 29, through Friday, May 19. More >
  47. Railroad Maintenance Requires Daytime Closure of 5th Street Crossing in Old Town

    Late next week Portland & Western Railroad is performing maintenance work on the railroad tracks adjacent to the Old Town neighborhood. More >
  48. City Partners with Clackamas Community College to Host Workforce Roundtable

    The City of Wilsonville and Clackamas Community College are hosting Workforce Solutions Roundtable on Wednesday, May 10, 7:30-9 a.m., with local employers. More >
  49. City Council Report for April 17, 2017

    City Celebrates the High School Boys Basketball Team, Arbor Day and Tree City USA Designation More >
  50. City Now Accepting Applications for Library Board and Tourism Promotion Committee

    The City of Wilsonville is now accepting applications from community members to serve on the Library Board and also on the Tourism Promotion Committee. Read on...
  51. Open House Kicks Off Parks & Recreation Master Planning Process

    As part of the Parks and Recreation Master Plan study that is now underway, the City of Wilsonville is hosting a public open house on Thursday, April 20, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. at City Hall. Read on...
  52. City Council Report for March 20, 2017

    City Council Adopts New Planning and Development Fee Schedule, Affordable Housing Property-Tax Exemptions and Council Goals More >
  53. Boeckman Road Near Villebois to Be Closed for Three Months Starting April 24

    Construction of the Kinsman Road extension project that connects SW Boeckman Road and Barber Street requires a three-month-long closure of Boeckman Road, April 24 through early August. Read on...
  54. There is Still Time to Take the Wilsonville Town Center Survey

    The online interactive survey the City launched to gather community member and stakeholder feedback for the Wilsonville Town Center Plan remains open until Friday, March 31. Read on...
  55. French Prairie Bridge Project Online Open House Closes March 12

    Community members still have time to participate in the French Prairie Bridge Project’s online open house that closes on Sunday, March 12. Read on...
  56. City Council Report for March 6, 2017

    Mayor Delivers State of the City Address with Theme of ‘Building a Complete Community’ More >
  57. County Community Tourism Grant Program Deadline Extended Until April 2

    Clackamas County Tourism & Cultural Affairs has extended the deadline to apply online for the Community Partnership Program tourism grant until Sunday, April 2. Read on...
  58. City Seeks Business Community Input on Developing a Publicly-Owned Fiber-Optics Network

    The City is seeking input from the local business community regarding the need and interest in having improved fiber-to-the-premises (FTTP) infrastructure and other broadband services. Read on...
  59. City Seeks Feedback on Wilsonville’s Town Center

    The City has launched an online survey for community members and other stakeholders to provide input and help plan the future of the Wilsonville Town Center area. Read on...
  60. City Council and West Linn-Wilsonville School District Board of Directors Hold Planning Meeting

    The Wilsonville City Council hosted a special joint meeting with the West Linn-Wilsonville School District Board of Directors on Feb. 27 at City Hall. Read on...
  61. Wilsonville Named a Tree City USA for 19th Year in a Row

    The City of Wilsonville has been recognized for the 19th consecutive year as a Tree City USA by the National Arbor Day Foundation. Read on...
  62. City Receives Award for Distinguished Budget Presentation

    For the 19th consecutive year, the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada has recognized the City of Wilsonville Finance Department with the “Distinguished Budget Presentation Award." Read on...
  63. Community Kick-Off Event for Wilsonville Town Center Plan

    Don't miss the Wilsonville Town Center Plan's Community Kick-Off Event Tomorrow, Tuesday, Feb. 28, 5:30–8 p.m. at City Hall. Read on...
  64. City Awards Tourism Grants to Support Local Events

    On Feb. 22, the City of Wilsonville Tourism Promotion Committee awarded $25,000 in grants to support local tourism events and programs with funding from the City’s Community Tourism Grant Program. Read on...
  65. City Council Report for Feb. 23, 2017

    City Council Approves Purchase of Sewer/Storm-Drain Cleaning Truck and Renews Employment Contract with City Attorney More >
  66. City Offers Many Ways to Learn About and Provide Input on the Town Center Plan

    On Tuesday, Feb. 28, the City of Wilsonville is beginning the public-involvement phase of the Wilsonville Town Center Plan. Read on...
  67. French Prairie Bridge Project Open House

    Don't miss tonight's Open House for the French Prairie Bridge Project, 5–7 p.m. at City Hall. Read on...
  68. Wilsonville Mayor to Present “2017 State of the City” Address on March 6

    Wilsonville Mayor Tim Knapp presents the “2017 State of the City Address” on Monday, March 6, 7:00 pm, at Wilsonville City Hall. Read on...
  69. Youth and Spanish-Speaking Households Invited to Help Plan the Future of Wilsonville’s Town Center

    The City of Wilsonville is hosting a family-friendly bilingual community kick-off event for the Wilsonville Town Center Plan on Tuesday, Feb. 28, 5:30–8:00 p.m., at City Hall. Read on...
  70. City Names New Parks and Recreation Director

    The City of Wilsonville announced the hiring of Michael “Mike” McCarty as the City’s new Parks and Recreation Director. Read on...
  71. New Transit Director Named for South Metro Area Regional Transit

    The City of Wilsonville’s public-transit agency, South Metro Area Regional Transit (SMART), announces the hiring of Dwight Brashear as the City’s new Transit Director. Read on...
  72. Wilsonville Hosts Community Kick-Off Event for Town Center Plan

    The City is hosting a public kick-off event for the Wilsonville Town Center Plan on Tuesday, Feb. 28, 5:30–8:00 p.m. Read on...
  73. City Council Report for Feb. 6, 2017

    City Council Approves Parking Zone Program and Appoints 12 Community Members to City Boards and Commissions More >
  74. City Hosts French Prairie Bridge Project Open House on Feb. 22

    The public event features members of the project management team providing an overview of the proposed bicycle/pedestrian/emergency-access crossing of the Willamette River with short presentations at 5:30 p.m. and 6:15 p.m. More >
  75. Task Force Named to Guide Wilsonville Town Center Plan

    The 26-member task force is composed of a wide variety of local residents, business owners and stakeholders More >
  76. SMART Seeks Comments on Draft Transit Master Plan

    SMART is seeking public comment on the draft SMART Transit Master Plan prior to potential City Council adoption. Read on...
  77. Wilsonville Town Center Plan Holds Kick-Off Event on Feb. 28

    The City is hosting a public kick-off event for the Wilsonville Town Center Plan on Tuesday, Feb. 28, 5:30–8:00 p.m. Read on...
  78. City Council Report for Jan. 19, 2017

    City Council Approves Residential Parking Zone Program More >
  79. City Offers Free Sand and Sandbags to Residents

    The City is providing free sand and sandbags to residents for filling to prevent potential localized flooding. Read on...
  80. City Hosts French Prairie Bridge Project Open House, Names Citizen Task Force

    The City of Wilsonville is hosting a public open-house for the French Prairie Bridge Project on Wednesday, Feb. 22, 5–7 p.m., at City Hall. Read on...
  81. City Offices Closed Today, Jan. 12, Due to Severe Inclement Weather

    Due to severe inclement weather, on Thursday, January 12, 2017, the City of Wilsonville closed all City facilities, including City Hall, Community Center, Wilsonville Public Library and the Parks & Recreation offices. Read on...
  82. City Offices Closed Today, Jan. 11, Due to Severe Inclement Weather

    Due to severe inclement weather, on Wednesday, January 11, 2017, the City of Wilsonville closed all City facilities, including City Hall, Community Center, Wilsonville Public Library and the Parks & Recreation offices. Read on...
  83. State Selects Wilsonville’s Drinking Water System as an Outstanding Performer

    The State of Oregon recognizes the City of Wilsonville’s public drinking water system as an Outstanding Performer. More >
  84. City Council Report for Jan. 5, 2017

    Council Sworn In, Appoint New Municipal Judge and Update Road Maintenance Fee More >
  85. City Council Report for Dec. 19, 2016

    City Council Approves Preferred Alignment for New Boones Ferry to Brown Road Corridor and Adopts New Logo More >
  86. Wilsonville Responds to Winter Weather

    Main roads and collector streets are sanded; SMART offering limited in town service only; City Hall, Community Center and Library are open. More >
  87. Parks and Recreation Advisory Board Meeting is Cancelled

    Tonight's Parks and Recreation Advisory Board meeting scheduled for Thursday, Dec. 8, 2016, at City Hall is cancelled due to inclement weather. More >
  88. City Council Report for Dec. 5, 2016

    Council Tentatively Approves Changes to Franchise and Right-of-Way Rules and Welcomes New Police Chief More >
  89. City Council Report for Nov. 21, 2016

    Council Approves Contract for Outfall Project and Extends Deadline to Apply for Board and Commission Positions More >
  90. City Council Report for Nov. 7, 2016

    Council Approves Marijuana Ordinance in Case Voters Remove Current Ban and Approves Villebois Zone Map Amendment More >
  91. Toy Drive Helps Local Children Have a Happy Holidays

    The City's Parks and Recreation Department is hosting a third annual Toy Drive beginning on Monday, Nov. 7 through Wednesday, Dec. 14. Read on...
  92. SMART Wins Another Federal Transportation Grant for a New Bus

    SMART, has won a $320,000 grant award from the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Agency to purchase a new 31-passenger bus. Read on...
  93. Library Serves as Official Ballot Collection Site

    The Library is serving as an official ballot drop site where community members can deposit their ballots up until 8 p.m. on Election Day. Read on...
  94. Metro and County Seek Public Comment on Proposed Regional ‘Active Transportation’ Projects

    Metro regional government and Clackamas County are seeking public comment on proposals for 31 projects across the three-county region that improve travel mobility for cyclists and pedestrians and the timely movement of freight. Read on...
  95. City Holds Open House for Proposed Roadway

    The City is holding a public open house on the proposed Boones Ferry Road to Brown Road connector roadway on Wednesday, Oct. 26, 5–6:30 pm at City Hall. More >
  96. City Council Report for Oct. 17, 2016

    City Council Adopts Coffee Creek Urban Renewal Plan, Restricted Truck Zone for Eastern Segment of Wilsonville Road and Prepares to Regulate Marijuana Businesses If Voters Do Not Continue Ban More >
  97. Weather Service Warns of Heavy Rains and High Winds, Watch for High Water and Downed Trees

    The National Weather Service is forecasting heavy rain and high winds through Sunday. Read on...
  98. Wilsonville Hires Amanda Guile-Hinman as Assistant City Attorney

    The City of Wilsonville announces the hiring of Amanda Guile-Hinman as the City’s new Assistant City Attorney. Read on...
  99. City Council Report for Oct. 3, 2016

    City Council Seeks to Prohibit Semi-Trucks from Passing Through Wilsonville on Eastern Segment of Wilsonville Road More >
  100. Wilsonville Hires Dan Carlson as City Building Official

    The City of Wilsonville announced the hiring of Dan Carlson as the City’s new Building Official. Read on...
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