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Fairview Point - December 2022
Fairview’s Annual Christmas Tree Lighting
Saturday, December 3 at 5:00 PM, Community Park
Come early for pre-lighting activities from 3:30pm to 4:30pm at the Fairview-Columbia Library and Fairview City Hall.
Join Walt Morey Middle School Choir at the tree starting at 4:40pm and join in the countdown with Santa to light the tree at 5:00pm.
Interested in Helping to Shape the Future of Your Community?
The City Council is looking to fill volunteer member positions on the following committees.
The Budget Committee reviews the proposed budget each fiscal year and makes a recommendation on the budget to the City Council for final adoption. Typically meets the first three Monday’s in May in the City Hall Council Chambers. The seven member citizen membership has three open positions.
The Planning Commission makes recommendations to the City Council regarding zoning and any long range planning activities that require Council approval. The Commission is also the decision making authority on Type III review land use proposals, including Variance and Conditional Use requests. Meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of each month at 6:30 PM in the City Hall Council Chambers as needed. Is a seven member Commission, with three open positions.
The Economic Development Advisory Committee is comprised of citizens and business owners, who advise and make recommendations to the City Council regarding economic needs in the city of Fairview. Typically meets once a quarter on the second Thursday of the month at 5:30PM at City Hall. Is a seven member committee, with three open positions.
The deadline to submit applications for appointment consideration by the City Council is Wednesday, December 28, 2022. Budget Committee and Planning Commission candidates will be interviewed prior to appointment consideration. Apply online at FairviewOregon.gov/CommitteeApplication. To request a printed application contact the City Recorder at 503-674-6224. All interested persons are encouraged to apply.
'Tis the Season to Recycle Right
Clean recycling tips for the holidays
- Bows and ribbons
- Bubble wrap/Styrofoam
- Foil wrapping paper
- Plastic bags and wraps
- Plastic packaging
- Plastic mailer envelopes
- To-go cups/containers
- Paper gift bags
- Wrapping paper (non-metallic)
- Paper greeting cards
- Paper catalogs/junk mail
- Metal cans
For hard to recycle items, go to Metro’s find a recycler at www.oregonmetro.gov/tools-living/garbage-and-recycling/find-a-recycler
East Country Historical Organization
invites you to come and enjoy walking back in time with an “Old Fashion Christmas” at the 1893 Heslin House Museum.
- Saturday, December 17, 2022
- Noon to 4:00 pm
- 60 Main Street
- Fairview, Oregon
Vintage ornaments, old toys, handmade quilts, fresh baked cookies, hot chocolate, and a lot more!
Coffee with the City Manager
- Tuesdays in December (Except Dec. 27)
- 9-10 AM
- Stomping Grounds | 21825 NE Halsey St.
Come share a cup of coffee with City Manager Philip Morley. Ask questions, make suggestions, or raise concerns.
Water Conservation Tips: December
From cooking to cleanup, look for ways to use less water in the kitchen.
- Defrost food in the fridge overnight or in the microwave instead of under running water.
- Clean fruits or vegetables in a bowl filled with water rather than washing each item individually.
- After your meal, scrape off large food scraps instead of rinsing your dishes before putting them in the dishwasher.
- Use a mesh sink strainer to collect food scraps for the compost rather than using a garbage disposal, which requires running water.