BLOCKBUSTER: A WALKING TOUR OF HISTORIC DOWNTOWN COMMERCIAL BUILDINGS The Lake Oswego Preservation Society offers a walking tour to view 14 buildings constructed between 1875 and 1962, each with its own unique story. Participants meet at Sundeleaf Plaza on Saturday at 2 p.m. $10 per person; pre-registration required. For more info, visit http://bit.ly/1lS2YOr.
BACKYARD HABITAT OPEN HOUSE Free, open-house-style event Saturday at 3 p.m. invites the public to enjoy a glass of wine, beer or hibiscus tea while viewing a Platinum-Certified Backyard Habitat and learning about the Backyard Habitat Program. Free; pre-registration required. Visit tryonfriends.org or call 503-636-4398.
NRAB MEETING The Natural Resource Advisory Board met July 2 and agreed to recommend an amendment that would say no permit is required to remove a tree stump, and to clarify that invasive tree species cannot be used to meet the requirement for tree mitigation. The board further discussed proposed revisions to Sensitive Lands, and elected co-chairs Nick Berardi and Greg McMurray.
PLANNING COMMISSION TO MEET The Lake Oswego Planning Commission will meet Monday at 5:30 p.m. to review the current draft of the Water Quality Resource Areas overlay district, a component of the proposed Natural Resource Protection Program to replace the Sensitive Lands overlay district. The issue is open to public comment. Meeting is at City Hall Council Chamber, 380 A Ave.
CITY COUNCIL MEETING The Lake Oswego City Council will meet Tuesday at 6:30 p.m., with an agenda that includes reviewing debt policy and a public hearing on annexations at 14061 Goodall Road and 1840 Pilkington Road. The council will also hold a study session to outline a procedure for dealing with council vacancies. Meeting is at City Hall Council Chamber, 380 A Ave.
CONSTRUCTION ON IRON MOUNTAIN BOULEVARD Due to pipeline construction, Iron Mountain Boulevard will be closed between Pine Valley Road and Summit Drive through July. Closures are in effect Monday through Friday, from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Residents and members of the country club can be flagged through only at the Pine Valley side of the closure.
IRON MOUNTAIN RESTORATION PLAN A complete plan for the long-range restoration of the plant life at Iron Mountain Park has been completed, with input from the city and Friends of Iron Mountain Park. The plan can be viewed at ci.oswego.or.us/parksrec/restoration-managment-plans. JW_DISQUS_ADD_A_COMMENT