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Posted on: Apr 1 2020 - 4:29pm

Other Links

  • Chamber of Commerce - The home page includes a business directory and information about the downtown area.
  • County Links - The City of Lake Oswego straddles three different counties. Most of the city lies in Clackamas County, but the northern edge of town penetrates into Multnomah County, and the western edge into Washington County.
  • Fair Housing Council - is a nonprofit civil rights organization that serves Oregon and SW Washington that works to eliminate illegal housing discrimination.
  • Garbage, Recycling and Yard Debris - Residents and businesses receive solid waste/garbage and recycling service provided by Allied Waste Services of Lake Oswego (formerly Rossman Sanitary) under a franchise agreement with the City.
    • There is a recycling collection site in the Foothills area at 341 Foothills Drive, operated by Portland Recycling Team. The phone number is 503-228-5375.
    • If you have other recycling or disposal questions, try Metro's Recycling Information Line at 503-234-3000 or go to
  • GovEngine Inc. - This site is a Florida non-profit organization dedicated to promoting e-Government initiatives and interconnectivity between the federal, state and local levels of government.
  • Housing Connections - Housing Connections is a user-friendly website launched in the Spring of 2002 that allows renters to look for affordable housing within the Portland-Metro area
  • Lake Oswego Millennium Band - was formed in September of 1999 in conjunction with the Millennium Celebration Sponsored by the City of Lake Oswego.
  • Lake Oswego School District Foundation - This foundation is a non-profit organization that strives to reduce student teacher ratios in Lake Oswego by accepting donations from parents, local businesses, and citizens of the community.
  • Lake Oswego Schools - Links to pages that describe the 9 elementary schools, 2 junior high schools, and 2 high schools in Lake Oswego can be found on the Lake Oswego School District home page, along with other information about education programs.
  • Metropolitan Area Communications Commission (MACC) - The Metropolitan Area Communications Commission (MACC) administers the cable television franchise agreement between the City of Lake Oswego and Comcast (formerly AT&T) Cable. If a subscriber has a dispute with Comcast and cannot get it resolved with them, MACC is his/her advocate.
  • Metropolitan Regional Agencies
    • Metro - The prime regional government agency is Metro, which serves as the clearinghouse for all federal grants to local agencies and regional land use authority.
    • Tri-Met - Tri-Met is the municipal corporation that provides public transportation for much of the three counties in the Portland metropolitan area.
  • Oswego Heritage House - Built in 1920, the Oswego Heritage House is the site of historic archives, a small library and museum, and office and meeting space for the Council and the community.
  • Oswego Lake - The City does not have direct jurisdiction over Oswego Lake, the 3-1/2 mile long body of water in the center of town. The lake is owned and managed by the Lake Oswego Corporation, a homeowners' association. Questions about property easements on the lake, boating, and the lake's water quality should be directed to the Corporation, whose telephone number is 503-636-1422.
  • Three Rivers Conservancy - The Three Rivers Land Conservancy is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting and protecting open space, scenic areas, wildlife, and other natural and historic resources in the greater metropolitan Portland area. Their office is in downtown Lake Oswego.
  • Willamette Shore Trolley - The historic Willamette Shore Trolley takes you on a beautiful journey along the Willamette River in a authentic antique trolley car along a line that boasts trestles, tunnels and street running.