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PLANNING COMMISSION:

The Planning Commission will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday at City Hall (380 A Ave.) to approve amendments to the Lake Grove Village Center Parking Management Plan and the Southwest Employment Area Plan. Also on the agenda: work sessions on the Uplands Neighborhood Plan and time, place and manner restrictions on marijuana sales. For more information, go to www.ci.oswego.or.us/boc_pc/planning-commission-104.

SOUTHWOOD PARK:

Friends of Southwood Park will help restore native plants and tackle the ivy and invasive species that are crowding the park’s natural area from 10 a.m.-noon on Saturday. Volunteers should wear sturdy shoes and bring gloves and water. The park is located at 6200 Pamela St., behind the Mormon Temple. For more information, contact Kim Valley at 503-336-4646 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

FREEPONS PARK:

Friends of Hallinan Heights Woods will work to remove invasive species from 1-3 p.m. Sunday. Volunteers should wear sturdy shoes and bring gloves and water. The park is located at 1399 Bickner St; park near the intersection of Bickner Road and Hemlock Street. For more information, contact Barbara Fisher at 503-636-3153 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS:

Learn how to care for yourself and your family in the event of an earthquake, flood, winter storm or other disaster at a free, family-friendly Emergency Preparedness Fair on April 21. The event, from 4-8 p.m. at Palisades (1500 Greentree Road), will feature more than 20 informational booths with information on everything from water storage and emergency food options to retrofitting your home, living without power and more. Police and fire emergency vehicles will be there, as well as the LOPD’s K9 team. For details, go to www.ci.oswego.or.us/citymanager/emergency-preparedness-fair-april-21.

‘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; 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.

ADVISORY BOARD VACANCY:

The City of Lake Oswego is looking for applicants for the Parks, Recreation and Natural Resources Advisory Board (PNAB). The board was recently formed by combining the Natural Resources and Parks & Recreation advisory boards. Applications must be submitted by March 31. For more information, go to www.ci.oswego.or.us/boc/boards-commissions-vacancies.

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:

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

Library Assistant: Responsible for ordering, receiving, linking, creating short records, processing, repairing and cataloging all material formats in the Technical Services division; position closes March 31.

— The Review