West Linn: Just for Residents

  • Parks and Recreation | read more...

    The Parks and Recreation mission statement is to provide life enhancing experiences and to promote a healthy community. This is accomplished by providing safe, attractive, and well maintained parks, facilities, trails and open spaces, as well as, creative and challenging recreation programs for the leisure time enjoyment of West Linn citizens of all ages.

    The Parks & Recreation Department strives to provide a wide variety of programs for the community of West Linn. If you have ideas or thoughts on programming feel free to contact us.

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    Thanks to the Friends of the Library, the library offers free family passes to area cultural venues. There is one pass for each venue and they may be reserved in advance. You will need a library card in good standing to check out a pass.

    The Portland Children's Museum discontinued their cultural pass program as of August 31, 2014. They are now offering the Museum Access Program to help families who face economic, social, or physical barriers.

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    A Residential Parking District was established by city ordinance in 1995.

    Only residents, WITH PERMITS, living within the designated parking district, are allowed to park on public streets within the parking district between 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., when school is in session.

    Parking by non-residents is prohibited.

    Officers will routinely patrol those streets. They will cite or tow vehicles that do not have the required decals or temporary permits displayed.

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    Parks and Recreation Department welcomes you to volunteer at any of our events. Complete the Special Events Volunteer Form and return to Parks and Recreation Office. Call 503-557-4700 for further details or information about the opportunities.

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    Young children and their parents/caregivers are invited for stories, songs and activities that promote early literacy skills. All storytimes will be held in the Community Room and no registration is required.

    New storytime schedule (starting September 2015):

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    Sunset Fire Hall

    Does your group need a place to meet? Is your house too small for that special party? Can’t find a location for your wedding reception? The City of West Linn may be able to meet your needs utilizing the Community Rooms located at Sunset Fire Hall.

    The Sunset Fire Hall is available through the Parks & Recreation Department at 503-557-4700.

    Sunset Fire Hall
    2215 Long St.

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    January 31, 2009 ~ Saturday Between 6:00am and 5:00pm Temporary Bridge Closure for repairs The historic Oregon City/West Linn arch bridge on Oregon Highway 43, spanning the Willamette River, has been a source of community pride since its opening in December 1922. Today the historically significant bridge is in need of repairs. Although some utility work will occur first, the bridge repairs will begin in the fall of 2009.

  • Neighborhoods | read more...
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    Coming in 2010 - the U.S. Census! What: The next U.S. Census is in 2010. The census is a count of everyone residing in the United States. When: You will receive your questionnaire in March 2010 either by U.S. mail or hand delivery. Why: The U.S. Constitution requires a national census once every ten years to count the population and determine the number of seats each state will have in the U.S. House of Representatives. How: Households should complete and mail back their questionnaires upon receipt.

  • Finance | read more...

    The Finance Department is responsible for finance functions to include the utility billing and business license programs.

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    Charter

    The Charter includes the September 17, 2013 voter-approved updates. The West Linn Charter defines the local governing system. In West Linn, the Charter can only be adopted and modified by a majority vote of City residents. In September 2013, West Linn residents approved four amendments to the Charter.

  • City Council | read more...

    The West Linn City Council consists of the Mayor and four Councilors who act as the board of directors of the City of West Linn municipal corporation. The Council sets policies for the City Government; enacts ordinances; and hires, directs and evaluates the City Manager.

    Council responsibilities include:

    Develop and set overall policy for the City in response to citizen needs and desires, regional, state and federal laws, and available resources.

    Review and adopt City goals and priorities.

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    Many of the high quality youth and sports programs in the West Linn area are handled by outside organizations not affiliated with the Parks and Recreation Department. The information in this area is updated as initial or new contact information is provided by the organizations.

    We make efforts to solicit appropriate contact information, but it is not always possible. If you know of other local youth sports organizations please pass them along to us.