News from City Hall
News from City Hall
Neighborhood Connections
July 2021
Mayor Travis Stovall takes the community flying

Oh, the places we'll go ...

Fly the skies with Mayor (and pilot) Travis Stovall over Gresham while catching up on issues and projects the City Council is working on — parks and recreation, job creation, housing, etc. Watch

Fun in the sun

Hey kids, tired of TV? Come have fun at summer camps in Gresham parks. Try out activities from practicing podcasts at media popups, e-sports video game competitions, Chess for Success and more. Most are free or budget-friendly. Learn more.

Free bike repair days

Got a flat? We got your fix. Bikes for Humanity offers free bike repairs at Main City Park from noon-4 pm Sundays July 25; Aug. 8 and 22; and Sept. 5, 19. Donate your unwanted bike and they'll find it a new home. Learn more.

Be ready, get notified

It only takes a minute and it's important. Register your cell phone number to get PublicAlerts so the City can quickly notify you if your neighborhood is impacted or threatened with an emergency such as a wildfire evacuation or boil water notice.
Register for PublicAlerts

Wildfire tips to keep homes safer 

A wildfire interview with Firefighter Pat McAbery.

Gresham on the Go

On this episode, we talk to Gresham Firefighter Pat McAbery and visit The People's Market at Rockwood to meet the friendly folks championing this culinary and cultural gem. Plus, Gresham's new Police chief starts in August. Watch Gresham on the Go.

Burn ban in place

A reminder there is a summer burn ban in effect due to limited rainfall and dry conditions. Outdoor barbecuing is still allowed but use extreme caution. The ban includes recreational campfires, fire pits, yard debris, agricultural burning and open burning. Learn more.

Summer water supply

While Gresham’s water supply is not affected by the drought at this time, customers and the community are encouraged to remain actively engaged in water efficiency. Learn how to use less water and request your free water savings kit.

Water wisely

Not sure how much to water? Let our partners take the guesswork out of it for you. Get your Weekly Watering Number by email or text each week through mid-October. Sign up today. 
Weekly Watering Number

Tap Chat replay

Free refill: If you missed our virtual open house, catch the recording on YouTube. The City and Rockwood Water People's Utility District talk about the new Cascade Groundwater Alliance, expanding our groundwater systems and answer community questions. Watch Tap Chat.

Party with purpose

Everyone's invited to National Night Out, when neighborhoods across the city organize cookouts, block parties and other events. Join your neighbors Tuesday, Aug. 3, to strengthen neighborhood spirit and build strong police-community partnerships. Learn more.

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