Neighborhood Programs and Services

Neighborhood Association Resource Guide
This guide provides recognized neighborhood associations with information to help run a successful association. The guide describes the role of a neighborhood association, City requirements for maintaining recognition, resources and benefits of recognition, and helpful tips for your organization. A must read for any new board member or neighborhood pursuing official recognition by the City.

Neighborhood Drop Box
Allied Waste Services of Lake Oswego will provide up to 15 donated drop boxes per year to be used for neighborhood cleanups or other special events with a neighborhood/community benefit. Please use the Neighborhood Drop Box Application form to apply for a free drop box through the City, and do not contact Allied Waste directly for these requests.

Neighborhood Coalition of Lake Oswego (NCLO) (Insurance)
The Neighborhood Coalition of Lake Oswego is a not for profit entity that provides insurance at no cost to neighborhood associations for meetings and events. Insurance is available to all neighborhood associations within the City of Lake Oswego. An application must be completed for participation in the program. One application may be used for all meetings in a one year period, events require an application for each event.

Neighborhood Enhancement Grants
The Neighborhood Enhancement Program supports partnerships between the City of Lake Oswego and its neighborhoods by providing opportunities for neighborhood organizations to propose projects that will provide a public benefit to the neighborhood and community. Through an application process, qualifying neighborhoods and organizations are awarded funds for specific projects that otherwise may not be done by the City.

Pre-application Conference Training for Neighborhood Representatives
In October 2004, the City began inviting residents to attend pre-application conferences for projects occurring in their neighborhood. Attendees are limited to two people per meeting and are required to attend a City training on pre-application conferences.