Help the City of West Linn win a $10,000 grant! The top three cities with the most sign-ups per capita through Dec. 22 will each win a $10,000 grant. Receive Trusted, Up-To-Date Neighborhood Public Safety and Community Information directly from our department by text message and email. No Cost, simple, reliable. Register Now by clicking here http://local.nixle.com/register/  In an attempt to better communicate with our residents, the City of West Linn City Hall and Police Department have begun to use Nixle.com. Nixle.com is an online information service that provides accurate, trusted and secure communications geographically targeted to users via cell phones, and email. This tool allows us to reach out to the community in a very efficient and safe manner, with no cost to either the City or the community. How does Nixle work? Residents simply sign onto www.Nixle.com , and register. When you register you set your preferences on how and when you receive updates from Nixle. Nixle can be used for emergency messaging, such as flood information, hazardous materials incidents or other crises; it allows the City and PD to send out alerts for road closures and other emergency information, as well as community information including the 789JAM Dance information. Nixle has four categories of information, Alert for emergencies, Urgent for non-emergency important information, Traffic for traffic and road closure information, and Community for general purpose information. When a resident signs up for Nixle, they can tailor the types and ways that information is sent out to them.