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VETERANS DAY — City government offices, including city hall and the library, will be closed on Monday. But the municipal golf course will be open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and the tennis center will be open from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. that day, according to the city.

IRON FURNACE AWARD — Lake Oswego’s historic iron furnace was set to receive a DeMuro Award this week. Restore Oregon on Wednesday hosted the first ceremony for these awards, named for Art DeMuro, a Portland developer and preservationist.

PARKS DIRECTOR — Lake Oswego Assistant City Manager David Donaldson has selected Ivan Anderholm, interim director of parks and recreation, for the permanent position. Before taking the interim role, Anderholm worked as assistant director of the department.

PLANNING DIRECTOR — The city is still without a permanent planning director but is scheduling interviews with potential candidates after recently receiving more than 50 applications for the position. Meanwhile, Scott Siegel remains in the position on a six-month contract that began in July.

FOOD DONATIONS — The local Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program through 47th Avenue Farm has helped donate more than 4,000 pounds of organic produce to the Oregon Food Bank since July, according to the city. In addition, Luscher Farm’s various donation programs have contributed almost 6,400 pounds of food to charitable agencies so far this calendar year.

BOONES FERRY ROAD — Staff members are working with property owners and developers to figure out how to open the Rosewood connection to Boones Ferry Road southwest of Pilkington, according to the city. The process will require land dedications, vacations and easements to better align the road in the long run. The council will likely hold a public hearing on the topic early next year.

DEVELOPMENT REVIEW — The city is looking for someone to serve on the Lake Oswego Development Review Commission. The seven-member DRC reviews land use applications, and members are appointed by the city council to serve three-year terms.

In addition, the city has openings on the Historic Resources Advisory Board and Library Advisory Board. Applications are due Nov. 26 for the DRC, Nov. 30 for HRAB and Dec. 15 for the library board. To apply, go to ci.oswego.or.us/boc/boards-commissions-vacancies.