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UNSUNG HEROES — This Friday is the last day to nominate someone for one of the city’s “Unsung Heroes” awards. “Unsung Heroes” are people who spend their free time volunteering, helping neighbors and generally making a difference in the lives of those around them, according to the city. To nominate someone, go to www.ci.oswego.or.us/publicaffairs/nominate-your-unsung-hero.

CITY COUNCIL — The council will not meet next week because of the election. The deadline for ballots is Tuesday.

ELECTION — Ballots can be dropped off at the Lake Oswego Public Library at 706 Fourth St. There’s an indoor drop box available during regular library hours: from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday to Thursday, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday and from 1 to 6 p.m. Sunday. On election day, Tuesday, the library will also offer a drive-through drop-off outside of the building. Ballots must be turned in at drop boxes by 8 p.m. Tuesday. For additional Clackamas County drop-off sites, go to clackamas.us/elections/drop_sites.html.

DRC — The Lake Oswego Development Review Commission is scheduled to meet at 7 p.m. Monday at city hall, 380 A Ave. The agenda include a public hearing on plans to expand Lakewood Center for the Arts. The proposal is for a new 1,800-square-foot rehearsal hall at the historic landmark site, at 368 S. State St. The project would require various variances to setback requirements and the removal of seven trees.

PLANNING — The Lake Oswego Planning Commission will hold a special meeting at 6:30 p.m. Monday in the West End Building Santiam Room at 4101 Kruse Way. The agenda includes findings and conclusions on comprehensive plan map and text amendments needed to create a mixed-use district in the Foothills area and a work session about the city’s master plan for its wastewater collection system. If there is enough time, the commission will also conduct its first review of energy and environment goals and policies proposed for the updated comprehensive plan.