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PRESIDENTS’ DAY:

All City offices, including the Adult Community Center and the Library, will be closed Monday in observance of Presidents’ Day. The only exceptions: the Municipal Golf Course will be open from 9 a.m.-6 p.m., and the tennis center will be open from 6 a.m.-10 p.m.

CITY COUNCIL: The City Council will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at City Hall (380 A Ave.). For more information, go to www.ci.oswego.or.us/citycouncil/city-council-159.

DEVELOPMENT REVIEW COMMISSION:

The DRC will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday at City Hall (380 A Ave.) On the agenda: a six-lot subdivision on Fourth Street, a four-lot subdivision with three flag lots on Stafford Road and the modification of an approved permit for the exterior remodel of the former Albertsons store on State Street (including floor-to-ceiling windows on the west side, 10-foot-tall sliding glass doors and assorted lighting and signage changes). For more information, go to www.ci.oswego.or.us/boc_drc/development-review-commission-98.

SPRINGBROOK PARK:

Volunteers are invited to help plant hundreds of native trees and plants from 9-11 a.m. Saturday in Springbrook Park. Shovels and supplies will be provided; wear sturdy shoes, bring gloves and water to drink. Park at Uplands Elementary School (2055 S.W. Wembley Park Road); the trailhead is off Wembley Park Road. For more information, contact Jim Evans at 503-806-3803 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

TROLLEY STATION:

Site preparation is underway for improvements to the trolley station at 311 State St. in downtown Lake Oswego. The gravel parking lot will be improved with a pedestrian path, plaza, pervious paver parking lot, landscaping, water quality facility, art pad, sidewalks, lighting and a ramp to make the trolley station ADA accessible. Construction is expected to be completed by early May.

BOARD VACANCY:

The city is seeking applicants for its Transportation Advisory Board, which reviews and makes recommendations on requests for neighborhood traffic devices in accordance with the Neighborhood Traffic Management Program. Meetings are held on the second Wednesday of the month at 7 p.m. Applications are due by Feb. 15. For more information, go to www.ci.oswego.or.us/boc/boards-commissions-vacancies or contact the City Manager’s office at 503-635-0215.

MUNICIPAL GRANTS:

The city is accepting applications from nonprofit organizations for $25,000 in financial assistance for special services or social and cultural grants for the 2016-17 fiscal year. Applications are available online and must be received by Feb. 15; grants will be awarded during the city’s budgeting process in the spring. For more information, contact the Finance Department at 503-635-0254 or go to www.ci.oswego.or.us/finance/municipal-grant-application.

— The Review