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PLANNING COMMISSION: The Planning Commission will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday at City Hall (380 A Ave.). On the agenda: the Lake Grove Village Center Overlay, Lake Grove Village Center Parking Management Plan and Southwest Employment Area Plan. For more information, go to www.ci.oswego.or.us/boc_pc/planning-commission-96.

CITY COUNCIL: The City Council will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at City Hall (380 A Ave.). Among the items on the agenda: a study session on the proposed municipal broadband fiber network. For more information, go to www.ci.oswego.or.us/citycouncil/city-council-167.

TERWILLIGER BOULEVARD SEWER: Officials from the City of Portland will host an open house tonight to answer questions about construction that is scheduled to begin this fall on almost 7,000 feet of sewer line and 30 manholes on Southwest Terwilliger Boulevard, from just north of Southwest Powers Court to Highway 43. The new sewer will connect to the Tryon Interceptor sewer, which carries sewage to the Tryon Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant in Lake Oswego. The open house is scheduled for 6-7:30 p.m. at the Tryon Creek State Natural Area’s Nature Center meeting room, 11321 S.W. Terwilliger Blvd. For more information, go to www.portlandoregon.gov/bes/swterwilliger.

STORMWATER BRIEFING: City staff will conduct a briefing from 1:30-3 p.m. on Friday for designers, developers and builders to explain recently approved revisions to the City’s Stormwater Management Manual and development code. The session at City Hall (380 A Ave.) will cover new stormwater management performance standards, new submission requirements, new construction-phase performance requirements and new requirements at the hand-off to owners. The final manual will be available March 17 at www.ci.oswego.or.us/publicworks/stormwater-program.

SPRINGBROOK PARK: Neighbors will gather from 9-11 a.m. on Saturday to plant more than 250 ferns and native trees in Springbrook Park. Shovels will be provided, but bring gloves, sturdy shoes and water to drink. Meet near the entrance of Uplands Elementary School (2055 S.W. Wembley Park Road) and follow the signs. For more information, contact Paul Lyons at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

IRON MOUNTAIN PARK: Friends of Iron Mountain will wage war on smothering ivy and invasive weeds from 1-3 p.m. on Sunday. Volunteers should wear sturdy shoes and bring gloves and water. Take Brookside Road from Twin Fir Road and meet at the trailhead tucked behind the Oswego Hunt Club. For more information, contact Mike Buck at 503-914-8607 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

‘IF I WERE MAYOR’: Students in grades 6 through 12 are invited to participate in the “If I Were Mayor” contest sponsored by the City of Lake Oswego and the Oregon Mayors Association. Prizes include a $100 gift card and a chance to win an iPad Air, and local winners will be honored at the June 7 City Council meeting. Entries must be submitted by April 29. For contest rules, entry forms and other resources, go to www.ci.oswego.or.us/citycouncil/if-i-were-mayor-student-contest.

NOW HIRING: The City of Lake Oswego has posted two job openings. For more information, go to www.ci.oswego.or.us/hr and click on Job Openings:

• Technical Support Specialist or Analyst: Responsible for participating in the development and maintenance of the City’s Geographical Information System (GIS); position closes on March 14.

• Management and Program Analyst: Responsible for analyzing programs, process and procedures in order to identify and recommend solutions to management and organizational problems; position closes March 25.

— The Review