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Fairview Point - July 2021
City Council Adopts FY 2021-2022 Budget
At their June 16 business meeting, the Fairview City Council unanimously adopted the approved budget for Fiscal Year 2021-2022, in the total amount of $30,381,073. The budget reflects the City Council goals and direction as it
relates to maintaining the long-term financial health and stability of the City’s General Fund and reserves, and continues the delivery of high-quality services for the Fairview Community.
The budget is on file at Fairview City Hall and available for viewing on the city website. For questions contact Finance Director Lesa Folger at 674.6247 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Water Quality 2020: Consumer Confidence Report
The City of Fairview is pleased to present the Water Quality Report for 2020. This report is required by the Federal Safe Drinking Water Act and provides information on the latest results of Fairview’s water quality tests. We are committed to providing a high quality of drinking water to all our users. We ask that you take the opportunity to keep informed by reading this report.
The report is available at fairvieworegon.gov/2020ccr or you can request a copy by calling 503-665-9320.
Summer Burn Ban
An outdoor burn ban began June 23, 2021 in all areas of Multnomah County, West of the Sandy River. The burn ban has been issued due to forecasted high temperatures, limited rainfall, and ongoing dry conditions.
The burn ban includes recreational campfires, fire pits, yard debris, agricultural burning and permits issued for open burning until further notice. For more information please call the burning information line at 503-618-3083.
Outdoor barbecuing is still allowed; however, residents should exercise extreme caution. When using charcoal briquettes please properly dispose of ashes in a covered metal container away from combustibles, and keep the ashes wet for a few days before properly disposing of them. Maintain at least ten feet between outdoor cooking and anything combustible such as siding, fences, shrubbery, etc.
Smokers are reminded to ensure their cigarettes are truly out and placed in proper receptacles.
For additional information, contact Gresham Fire and Emergency Services, 503-618-2355.
State Programs Offers Covid-19- Related Rental Assistance
Having difficulty paying rent due to Covid-19-related financial hardship? The Oregon Emergency Rental Assistance Program (OERAP) is currently accepting applications from renters who are experiencing or at risk of housing instability due to the on-going pandemic, and will allocate $204 million to those renters who qualify for the program. OERAP places an emphasis on the equitable distribution of funds, which ensures that all applications will be reviewed, with priority given to those applicants who have been particularly affected by the economic impacts of Covid-19.
Applicants must be able to demonstrate that their income is less than 80% of the Area Median Income, that an individual in their household has experienced financial hardship due to the pandemic, and that they are at risk of housing instability. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until 2022 or the program’s funds run out. Renters who qualify will be able to request rent and/or utility assistance dating back to March 13, 2020. For more information on program details, requirements or to apply for the program please visit OregonRentalAssistance.org.
Monthly Water Conservation Tips - July
New sensor technologies can help make your irrigation system super-efficient. Smart controllers and rain sensors help make sure you aren’t watering when nature is! You can also use a soil moisture sensor to test when the soil has dried out so you know it’s time to water.
Plan some fun summer activities to teach your kids about water conservation. Get ideas from our Water Conservation Activities for Kids page, which features fun activities, helpful links, and simple ways to save water.
View all the Monthly Water Conservation Tips at https://fairvieworegon.gov/525/Monthly-Conservation-Tips.
Summer Events August 2021
Mark your calendars:
- August 3 - National Night Out
- August 13 - Flicks in the Park
Go to FairviewOregon.gov/Events for updates and details. Also, watch out for event banners around the City.
City Hall Update
City Hall will open to the public Monday, July 12.
- Monday - Friday
- 8 AM to 5 PM
The City Council and City Staff look forward to welcoming the public back.
Keeping the Fourth Fun and Safe
It’s the 4th of July. There’s food, fun and fireworks. To keep it safe, always have water handy (hose or a bucket) and remember to practice the four BEs*
- BE Prepared
- BE Safe
- BE Responsible
- BE Aware
After your celebration, please clean up after yourself. Soak all fireworks thoroughly and throw away firework debris and other garbage. Do your part to keep our streets and public areas clean.