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STAFFORD HAMLET The Stafford Hamlet will hold an election for board members at a meeting on Saturday.

Starting at 9:30 a.m., candidates for open board seats will be available for questions, and at 10:15 a.m. they ll each present five-minute statements about why they re running for a position. Voting will take place between 9:30 and 11 a.m., with votes being counted starting at 11 a.m. Elected members will be announced between 11:45 a.m. and noon, according to the hamlet. The meeting will take place at Stafford Primary School, 19875 SW Stafford Road in West Linn.

The hamlet board is a county-recognized body covering the area between Lake Oswego, Tualatin and West Linn. More information is available at staffordhamlet.com.

CITY COUNCIL — The Lake Oswego City Council is scheduled to meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday to discuss finance and design of Boones Ferry Road improvements and to hold a public hearing on an appeal of the historical resources board s denial of a proposal to remove the historic landmark designation from the Carman House. The meeting will take place at city hall, 380 A Ave.

LIBRARY BOARD The city is looking for someone to serve on the library advisory board. Applications are due Sunday. To apply, go to ci.oswego.or.us/boc/boards-commissions-vacancies.

BACKYARD HABITATS — A free class covering watersheds, soil, invasive species, native plants and the backyard habitat program will be offered from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday at Tryon Creek State Park Nature Center, 11321 SW Terwilliger Blvd. To register, visit tryonfriends.org or call 503-697-7892.

EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS — The city of Lake Oswego has created an emergency preparedness guide to help residents be ready for various disasters, from bad weather to major earthquakes. The guide covers everything from the city s snow-plow routes and public works procedures to tips for making house numbers more visible. It was distributed with the city s monthly newsletter but is also available online at bit.ly/1fmDlob.




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