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2016 Legislative Priorities

2016 Legislative Priorities (Adopted 12/4/15) The 2016 Legislative Priorities represents the legislative priorities of Oregon’s local business communities as represented by the 70 local Chambers of Commerce of the Oregon State Chamber of Commerce. The OSCC is organized to give a voice to the local business communities throughout Oregon in support of policies that enable [...]

By |2016-11-21T11:14:33-07:00December 14th, 2015|Chamber Blog, Economy, Jobs|Comments Off on 2016 Legislative Priorities

Operation Santa

Operation Santa Claus Operation Santa takes place in December, which is a time for giving back to our community and Clackamas Fire District #1 is responding with lights and sirens… The annual Operation Santa program is a month-long toy and food drive, fire district volunteers, firefighters and employees join Santa in a parade of fire engines [...]

By |2016-11-21T11:14:33-07:00December 7th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Operation Santa

Clackamas County Commission Approves Marijuana Land Use Regulations

Marijuana Land Use Regulations The Clackamas County Board of County Commissioners concluded its marijuana land use hearing today with a 4-1 vote to approve the staff-proposed regulations, with amendments approved by the commission. Commissioners Jim Bernard, Martha Schrader, Tootie Smith, and Chair John Ludlow voted yes. Commissioner Paul Savas voted no. Marijuana Opt-Out The commissioners [...]

By |2016-11-21T11:14:33-07:00December 3rd, 2015|Economy, Public Policy|Comments Off on Clackamas County Commission Approves Marijuana Land Use Regulations

Oregon Task Force on School Safety

School Safety School violence has become all too common in our state and throughout the nation. Recent school attacks have created uncertainty about the safety and security of our schools. In 2014, to address this concern, the Oregon State Legislature enacted House Bill 4087, establishing the Oregon Task Force on School Safety, bringing together representatives from police, [...]

By |2016-11-21T11:14:33-07:00November 19th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Oregon Task Force on School Safety

FRAUD ALERT – Counterfeit $100 Bills in Happy Valley

On 11/12/15 Happy Valley Police took multiple reports of fraudulent $100 bills being used at local merchants. The investigation is ongoing for the suspect(s) in the cases. All businesses should be aware and properly train staff to recognize counterfeit money. How to spot counterfeit $100 bills? Color-shifting ink: If you hold the new series bill [...]

By |2016-11-21T11:14:33-07:00November 16th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on FRAUD ALERT – Counterfeit $100 Bills in Happy Valley

CCC Top College for Veterans

 Military Times has put Clackamas Community College on the list for top college for veterans in its Best for Vets: Colleges 2016 rankings. The colleges are ranked in three categories: four-year, online and nontraditional, and two-year. Clackamas Community College ranked first in the West and fourth nationally in the two-year category. The rankings factor in the [...]

By |2016-11-21T11:14:33-07:00November 11th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on CCC Top College for Veterans

Business in the County Forum – Clackamas County Commissioners

All Five Clackamas County Commissioners appeared at the annual Business in the County event that the North Clackamas Chamber held on October 28th. This event was Moderated by Lori Olund with Miles Fiber Glass & Composites at Gray Gables Estate in Milwaukie; it was a great opportunity for the audience to ask many questions. Watch [...]

By |2016-11-21T11:14:33-07:00November 3rd, 2015|Chamber Blog, Events, Jobs, Public Policy, Small business|Comments Off on Business in the County Forum – Clackamas County Commissioners

Clackamas County to host Veteran Suicide Prevention Training

As part of its ongoing efforts to support veterans, Clackamas County will host a free veteran suicide prevention training from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Nov. 16 in Oregon City. This training will offer important updates and resources for anyone in contact with veterans, as well as clinicians who work with veterans. Register for [...]

By |2016-11-21T11:14:33-07:00October 29th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Clackamas County to host Veteran Suicide Prevention Training

Legislative Update for 9-23

Legislative Updates for North Clackamas Chamber of Commerce – as of 09/23/2015 - Get this article in a PDF Minimum Wage.  We believe there will be another concerted effort in 2016 to pass a minimum wage increase along with legislation to allow local governments to increase their own minimum wage levels even higher.  Last session, [...]

By |2016-11-21T11:14:33-07:00September 24th, 2015|Chamber Blog, Economy, Eggs ‘N Issues, Jobs, Public Policy, Small business|Comments Off on Legislative Update for 9-23

Update Your Listing

Update Your Listing The North Clackamas Chamber would like you to update your listing on the online directory. If you do not have access to your companies profile please email us and we will create you a username and password since we now have a new website and also using a new upgraded client management system. Updating [...]

By |2016-11-21T11:14:34-07:00August 31st, 2015|Chamber Blog, Small business|Comments Off on Update Your Listing