Press Releases

  1. 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 >
  2. City Council Report for Dec. 5, 2016

    Council Tentatively Approves Changes to Franchise and Right-of-Way Rules and Welcomes New Police Chief More >
  3. City Seeks Input on Developing a Publicly-Owned Fiber-Optics Network

    The City of Wilsonville seeks public input on a potential, proposed plan for the City to invest in developing a publicly-owned fiber-optics network for residential and commercial users. More >
  4. City Seeks Task Force Members for the Wilsonville Town Center Plan

    The City of Wilsonville invites interested members of the public to apply to serve on a task force for the Wilsonville Town Center Plan. More >
  5. Lieutenant Adam Phillips Appointed as Wilsonville Chief of Police

    The City of Wilsonville and Clackamas County Sheriff's Office have appointed Lieutenant Adam Phillips to serve as the City's new Chief of Police effective Dec. 5. More >
  6. Community Invited to Nominate Enhancement Projects

    The City of Wilsonville is accepting online project nominations from the public and sponsoring organizations until Monday, Jan. 16, 2017, for the Wilsonville-Metro Community Enhancement Program. More >
  7. City Recruits for Tourism Committee

    The City of Wilsonville is accepting applications until Friday, Dec. 30, 4 p.m., from tourism industry professionals to fill two vacancies on the Tourism Promotion Committee. More >
  8. City Council Report for Nov. 21, 2016

    Council Approves Contract for Outfall Project and Extends Deadline to Apply for Board and Commission Positions More >
  9. City Seeks Volunteers for Board and Committee Vacancies

    The City of Wilsonville has a total of 11 openings on various boards and commissions that become available at the start of 2017. The deadline to submit an application for consideration of appointment has been extended to December 30th at 4:30 pm. More >
  10. City Council Report for Nov. 7, 2016

    Council Approves Marijuana Ordinance in Case Voters Remove Current Ban and Approves Villebois Zone Map Amendment More >
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. 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 >
  16. 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 >
  17. 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...
  18. 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...
  19. 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 >
  20. 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...
  21. City Seeks Volunteers for Board and Committee Vacancies

    The City of Wilsonville has a total of 11 openings on various boards and commissions that become available at the start of 2017. Read on...
  22. City Seeks Task Force Members for the French Prairie Bridge Project

    The City of Wilsonville invites interested members of the public to apply to serve on an advisory task force for the French Prairie Bridge Project. Read on...
  23. High Ratings for City Services & Quality of Community; Concern about Traffic, Growth & Housing Costs

    Findings from the National Citizen Survey™ of Wilsonville, which surveyed community members on a wide variety of governance and quality of life ratings, are now available online. More >
  24. Nighttime Closure of Barber Bridge Begins October 10 and Ends Late November

    As part of the Kinsman Road extension project, a nighttime closure of the Barber Bridge, 9:00 p.m.–6:00 a.m., is planned to begin in the evening on Monday, Oct. 10. Read on...
  25. City Council Report for Sept. 19, 2016

    Community Survey Results Announced, City Council Adopts Information Technology Strategic Plan More >
  26. City Council Report for Sept. 8, 2016

    On September 8, 2016, the City Council held a second reading and approved an ordinance for a Zone Map amendment of a 3.2-acre site located in the Villebois Village Center More >
  27. City Holds Workshop on Proposed Roadway

    The City is holding a public workshop on the proposed Boones Ferry Road to Brown Road connector roadway on Sept. 21 at City Hall More >
  28. City Recruits for Tourism Committee

    The City of Wilsonville is accepting applications until Friday, September 16, 4 p.m., to fill a vacancy on the City’s Tourism Promotion Committee. Read on...
  29. City Holds Open House to Review Draft Frog Pond Master Plan

    The City is holding an open house on Wednesday, Sept. 14, to provide community members an opportunity to review and comment on a draft master plan for the Frog Pond West neighborhood. Read on...
  30. Grand Opening Planned for Montague Park in Villebois Neighborhood

    The City and Costa Pacific Communities are holding a free, public grand-opening for Montague Park on Tuesday, Aug. 30, 6-8 p.m. More >
  31. Wilsonville Library Serves as a “Cooling Center”

    The Wilsonville Public Library is one of several “cooling centers” in Clackamas County during this week’s predicted heat wave of temperatures in the high 90s that may reach 100 degrees. More >
  32. City Council Report for August 15, 2016

    City Council Approves Zone Change for Central Villebois Condos and Row Houses and Welcomes South Korean Delegation More >
  33. City Releases 2016-17 Annual Report

    The City of Wilsonville has released the “2016-17 Annual Report,” which is being distributed to all residences and businesses in Wilsonville. More >
  34. City Council Report for August 1, 2016

    City Council Adopts Coffee Creek Urban Renewal Plan, Approves Grant Applications and Hears Update on Weekend Closure of Wilsonville Road More >
  35. Railroad Crossing Repairs Require Weekend Closure of Wilsonville Road

    Railroad Crossing Repair Project Begins on Friday, August 5 and Requires Weekend-Long Closure of Wilsonville Road More >
  36. City Holds Open House to Review Draft Frog Pond Master Plan

    The City is holding an open house on Wednesday, Sept. 14, 5:00–6:30 p.m., at City Hall, to provide community members an opportunity to review and comment on a draft master plan for the Frog Pond West neighborhood. Read on...
  37. July 15 Deadline to Give Feedback to County on French Prairie Rural Reserve

    Public Comment is being accepted on County Proposal to Remove Protection of French Prairie Rural Reserve until July 15 More >
  38. City Council Report for July 7, 2016

    City Council Approves November Ballot Measures for Recreation and Aquatic Center and Continued Ban on Marijuana Facilities More >
  39. SMART Launches New Bus-Tracking Mobile App

    SMART launches new mobile app providing riders real-time bus arrival predictions. More >
  40. Wilsonville Hires Jordan Vance as City’s New Economic Development Manager

    The City of Wilsonville has hired Jordan Vance to serve as Economic Development Manager responsible for overseeing the City's economic-development and urban renewal activities. More >
  41. Wilsonville Community Survey Now Online

    Residents are invited to participate in the online survey from now through July 5 More >
  42. City Council Report for June 20, 2016

    City Council Adopts Annual Budget, Approves 10-Acre Annexation and Rezoning, Renews Social Services Annual Grant and Endorses Community Enhancement Projects More >
  43. City Council Report for June 6, 2016

    City Council Approves 10-Acre Annexation and Rezoning for Republic Service’s SORT Bio-Energy Facility and Campus Expansion More >
  44. Wilsonville Library to Act as “Cooling Center” During Weekend Heat Wave

    The Wilsonville Public Library is one of several “cooling centers” in Clackamas County during this weekend’s predicted heat wave of temperatures in the high 90s that may reach 100º. More >
  45. City Participates with Other Agencies in Large-Scale Earthquake Drill

    The City of Wilsonville, along with other local, state and federal agencies, is participating in the “Cascadia Rising” earthquake drill taking place June 7–10. More >
  46. Tests Show Safe Drinking Water for Wilsonville

    Tests of City drinking water consistently show results substantially below levels of concern that are in full compliance with federal and state drinking-water standards for lead and other contaminants. More >
  47. Wilsonville Releases 2016 Annual Water Quality Report

    The City of Wilsonville has released the “2016 Annual Water Quality Report,” which documents results of the City’s 2015 water-quality monitoring and testing. More >
  48. Public Invited to Learn about Proposed Recreation and Aquatic Center at June Events

    Community members are invited to learn about the proposed recreation and aquatic center at one of two upcoming public meetings in June. More >
  49. SMART Seeks Business Community Input on Transit Master Plan

    South Metro Area Regional Transit (SMART) is hosting feedback sessions for members of Wilsonville’s business community to provide input on future operations of the local public-transit agency. More >
  50. Wilsonville Named a Walk Friendly Community by National Center

    The national Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC) recently announced that Wilsonville’s designation as a “Walk Friendly Community” is being extended for five years. More >
  51. City Seeks Feedback on Frog Pond West Neighborhood

    The City of Wilsonville is in the initial stages of drafting a master plan for the Frog Pond West neighborhood and is seeking community member input through May 27. More >
  52. City Council Report for May 16, 2016

    City Council Approves 14-Lot Subdivision on Canyon Creek Road South and Construction Contract for Utility Repairs in Charbonneau More >
  53. City Seeks Input on Proposed Budget

    On Wednesday, May 18, the Wilsonville Budget Committee is holding a meeting and public hearing to review the Proposed Fiscal Year 2016-17 City of Wilsonville Budget. More >
  54. City Council Report for May 2, 2016

    City Council Considers Transportation Systems Plan Amendments More >
  55. Community Enhancement Committee Supports Local Projects

    The City’s new Wilsonville-Metro Community Enhancement Committee recommends awarding a total of $69,543 in funding to four different projects in Wilsonville. More >
  56. Bulky Waste Day Set for Saturday, May 7

    In partnership with Republic Services and Metro, the City of Wilsonville is sponsoring “Bulky Waste Day” on Saturday, May 7, 2016, 10 am-2 pm, at 10295 SW Ridder Road in Wilsonville. More >
  57. City Council Report for April 18, 2016

    City Council Adopts Tourism Development Strategy and Advances Tooze Road Widening and Improvement Project More >
  58. City Awards Grants for Local Programs

    The Parks and Recreation Advisory Board awarded $15,000 in grants to support community programs with funding from the City’s Opportunity Grant program. More >
  59. City Receives 19th Consecutive Annual Financial Reporting Award

    For the 19th consecutive year since 1997, the Government Finance Officers Association has awarded the City of Wilsonville with the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting. More >
  60. New Community Enhancement Committee to Meet on April 19 and 26

    The City’s new Wilsonville-Metro Community Enhancement Committee is meeting for the first time on Tuesday, April 19. More >
  61. City Council Report for April 4, 2016

    Mayor Proclaims Wilsonville Wildcats Week and City Council Approves Financing for Urban Renewal Projects More >
  62. Further Repairs Needed to the Westbound Travel Lanes of Wilsonville Road at Railroad Crossing

    The City is planning to make further repairs at the westbound railroad crossing on Wilsonville Road to address the noticeable dip that still exists. More >
  63. Document Shredding Event Takes Place on Saturday, April 16

    Community members are invited to bring up to 10 boxes of documents to a free and secure community-wide document shredding event. More >
  64. Emergency Repairs to Wilsonville Road Railroad Crossing to be Made on Thursday, March 31

    Emergency road repairs are being made to the Wilsonville Road railroad crossing west of Interstate 5 on Thursday, March 31, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. More >
  65. Water Tests for Lead Demonstrate Compliance with State and Federal Drinking Water Standards

    Recent water tests conducted for the City of Wilsonville by a third-party laboratory indicate the City is in full compliance with federal and state drinking-water standards for lead. More >
  66. City Council Report for March 21, 2016

    Council Adopts Annexation and Zone Change for Villebois, Adjusts Budget and Supports Low-Income Housing Option More >
  67. City Awards Tourism Grants to Support Local Events

    On March 10, the City of Wilsonville’s Parks and Recreation Advisory Board awarded $25,000 in grants to support local tourism events. More >
  68. City Council Report for March 7, 2016

    Mayor Delivers State of the City Address, Council Approves Annexation and Zone Change for Villebois and Coffee Creek Development More >
  69. Parks and Recreation Advisory Board Awards County Tourism Grants

    On February 25, the City of Wilsonville’s Parks and Recreation Advisory Board awarded $20,000 in Clackamas County Tourism “Community Partnership Program” grants to fund five local proposals. More >
  70. Public Input Needed to Update City’s Transit Master Plan

    SMART is opening an online survey at www.plansmartwilsonville.com that seeks to gather public input regarding the future of the City’s transit service. More >
  71. Budget Committee Reviews Five-Year Forecast and Sets May Budget Committee Dates

    On February 23, 2016, the Budget Committee heard a report from the City’s Finance Director regarding the five-year financial forecast and set Budget Committee meeting dates beginning in May. More >
  72. City Council Report for Feb. 18, 2016

    City Council Approves North Wilsonville Medical Facility and Solid-Waste Rate Increase More >
  73. Wilsonville-Area Legislators Hold Town Hall Meeting on Feb. 17

    Wilsonville-area State legislators are holding a public Town Hall meeting at the Wilsonville City Hall on Wednesday, Feb. 17 at 6:30 p.m. More >
  74. City Council Report for Feb. 1, 2016

    Council Amends West Side Urban Renewal Plan, Appoints Volunteer Board and Commission Members and Clarifies SMART’s Future Service Area More >
  75. Final Weekend to Complete Information Technology Survey

    Sunday is the final day for Wilsonville community members to complete an online technology survey. More >
  76. Wilsonville Mayor to Present ‘2016 State of the City’ Address on March 7

    Wilsonville Mayor Tim Knapp presents the “2016 State of the City Address” at the start of the City Council meeting on Monday, March 7, 7:00 pm. More >
  77. City Accepting Comments on Proposed Solid-Waste Rate Increase

    The City of Wilsonville is accepting public comment until 5 p.m. on Feb. 18, 2016, on a proposed solid-waste rate increase. More >
  78. City Council Report for Jan. 21, 2016

    City Council Amends West Side Urban Renewal Plan, Grants Zone Changes, Authorizes Annexations and Finalizes Sale of Surplus Property More >
  79. City Accepting Community Enhancement Project Nominations Until End of January

    The City of Wilsonville is accepting online project nominations from the public until Sunday, Jan. 31, 2016, for the new Wilsonville-Metro Community Enhancement Program. More >
  80. City Council Report for Jan. 4, 2016

    City Council Implements Marijuana Ban, Approves Zone Changes for 132 Villebois Row Houses, Annexes Property and Updates Public Works Standards More >
  81. Apply By Feb. 12 for County Tourism Grants

    In partnership with Clackamas County Tourism, the City is accepting grant applications for projects that promote local tourism. More >
  82. Section of Grahams Ferry Road Southwest of Villebois to be Closed Weekdays

    A section of SW Grahams Ferry Road between SW Grenoble Street and SW Bell Road southwest of the Villebois neighborhood is scheduled to be closed weekdays, 8 am – 4 pm, starting Tuesday, Jan. 5 More >
  83. Wilsonville and Tualatin Identify Preferred Jurisdictional Boundary for Basalt Creek Concept Plan

    The Tualatin and Wilsonville City Councils agree that the “Future Basalt Creek Parkway” is the preferred jurisdictional boundary. More >
  84. City Now Accepting Applications for Tourism and Community Grant Programs

    The City of Wilsonville’s Parks and Recreation Department is now accepting applications for the Community Tourism and the Community Opportunity Grant Programs. More >
  85. City Receives Award for Distinguished Budget Presentation

    The Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada has bestowed the “Distinguished Budget Presentation Award” to the City of Wilsonville Finance Department. More >
  86. City Council Report for Dec. 7, 2015

    City Council Approves Ban on Marijuana-Related Businesses that is Subject to Voter Approval in November 2016 More >
  87. City Seeks Community Enhancement Project Nominations

    The City of Wilsonville is accepting online project nominations from the public until Sunday, Jan. 31, 2016, for the new Wilsonville-Metro Community Enhancement Program. More >
  88. Wilsonville City Attorney Mike Kohlhoff Retires After 35-Year Career

    After serving as the Wilsonville City Attorney for the past 35 years, Mike Kohlhoff announced that he is retiring from the position effective Nov. 30, 2015. More >
  89. City Council Report for November 16, 2015

    On Nov. 16, 2015, the Wilsonville City Council approved an amended version of the Frog Pond Area Plan. More >
  90. Still Time to Apply for City Board and Committee Openings

    Community members have just two weeks to apply for one of the City of Wilsonville’s 17 openings on various boards and commissions that become available at the start of 2016. More >
  91. Library Hires Outreach Librarian to Reach Underserved Kids and Families

    The Wilsonville Public Library has hired Deborah Gitlitz as a new Outreach Librarian to focus on identifying underserved community members and connecting them with the local Library’s broad range of services. More >
  92. City Council Meeting Report for November 3, 2015

    Reduces First Violation Penalties for Lesser Offenses and Welcomes Sister City Delegation from Kitakata, Japan More >
  93. Wilsonville’s Retherford Named President of the Oregon Economic Development Association

    The City of Wilsonville’s Economic Development Manager Kristin Retherford is the newly-elected President for 2015-16 of the Oregon Economic Development Association. More >
  94. FAQ About Urban Renewal

    Information about proposed Coffee Creek Urban Renewal Area, subject of Ballot Measure 3-468 for an advisory vote on the Nov. 3 special election. More >
  95. City Seeks Volunteers for Board and Committee Vacancies

    The City of Wilsonville has a total of 10 openings on various boards and commissions that become available at the start of 2016. More >
  96. City Recruits for New Community Enhancement Committee

    The City of Wilsonville is accepting applications until Monday, Nov. 30, 4:30 p.m., from Wilsonville residents to serve on the City’s new Wilsonville-Metro Community Enhancement Committee More >
  97. Oct. 19, 2015 City Council Meeting Report

    City Council Holds Well-Attended Public Hearing on Frog Pond Area Plan More >
  98. Parks and Recreation Board Awards Grants to Fund Local Programs

    On Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015, the Parks and Recreation Advisory Board awarded three organizations a total of $7,000 of funding from the City’s Community Opportunity Grant program. More >
  99. Oct. 5, 2015 City Council Meeting Report

    City Council Appoints Tourism Promotion Committee, Receives National Award and Considers Food Bank Request More >
  100. Metro Council Awards Funds for Wilsonville’s Town Center Master Plan Proposal

    On Thursday, Sept. 24, 2015, the Metro Council approved a $320,000 grant request to fund the majority of costs for the City of Wilsonville’s Town Center master plan proposal. More >
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