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DEVELOPMENT REVIEW COMMISSION: The city’s Development Review Commission will meet Monday at 7 p.m. at City Hall to hold a public hearing on a requested four-lot single-family residential subdivision at 18975 Pilkington Road. There will also be a public hearing on a Resource Protection District boundary delineation for a proposed single-family dwelling at 16364 Ivy Lane. For more information, call 503-635-0297.

CITY COUNCIL: The Lake Oswego City Council will meet Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. Councilors will hold a public hearing on annexations at 5032 Centerwood Street, 860 Atwater Road, 13211 Knaus Road and 13460 Fielding Road, as well as a study session with the Teen Advisory Council. For more information, call 503-534-4225.

EAST END REDEVELOPMENT PLAN FEEDBACK: The city’s Redevelopment Agency has released the results of polling from the Sept. 30 community meeting on East End redevelopment options. To view more information about the plan, as well as comments and polling results, visit ci.oswego.or.us/lora/east-end-redevelopment-plan.

COMMENT ON COUNCIL AGENDAS: The Lake Oswego City Council has added a new option for citizen comments. eComment allows citizens to comment on council business items by creating a profile, then clicking on “comment” next to the relevant agenda item. This function is available about a week before each City Council meeting. For more information, visit ci.oswego.or.us/citycouncil/city-council-adds-new-option-citizen-comment.

CITY RECORDS AVAILABLE ONLINE: The City of Lake Oswego has launched a new electronic records repository, with some documents dating back to 1910. The effort to put such documents online is a work in progress, the city says. Documents can be searched here: bit.ly/1R7Fne2.

DEVELOPMENT REVIEW COMMISSION OPENINGS: The city is currently recruiting candidates for two positions on the Development Review Commission, a seven-member citizen advisory board appointed to review development applications to ensure compliance with the city’s code and regulations. Serving on the DRC requires credentials in at least one of the following fields: architecture, landscape architecture, artistic design or the financing and development of real property. For more information, visit ci.oswego.or.us/boc/webforms/development-review-commission.

NEW POLICE OFFICERS HIRED: Three new Lake Oswego police officers were sworn in Monday during a ceremony at City Hall. Ashley Serdar previously was a reserve officer for the Milwaukie Police Department; Jessica Saucerman worked for the Washington State Patrol; and Community Service Officer Matthew LaMotte brings experience working in service-oriented careers.

FOSBERG ROAD TO BE RENAMED: The span of Fosberg Road between Melrose Street and Jefferson Parkway will become Westlake Drive for clarity’s sake, the city manager and city engineer have decided. There are currently two “Fosberg” roadways, which has caused some confusion. For more information about the decision, visit ci.oswego.or.us/publicworks/fosberg-road-be-renamed-westlake-drive.

FLASHING YELLOW ARROWS: The city will be adding more flashing yellow arrows to better control traffic flow — at Overlook Drive near the Stafford Retirement Community, in the McVey-South Shore neighborhood, and at Boones Ferry Road and Monroe Parkway — in the coming weeks.

LAUREL STREET PATHWAY: The tree and ivy removal phase of the Laurel/Hallinan Pathway project is finished and construction has begun on the Laurel Street Pathway that will run from Hallinan Street to Cornell Street. For more information, visit ci.oswego.or.us/publicworks/laurel-street-pathway-hallinan-cornell.

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