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Posted on: July 7, 2020

NW Onsdorff Lane Closure

An 800-foot length of the west bound lane of NW Onsdorff, just west of SR-503 closed to traffic on July 6 and will remain closed until approximately July 20.  See a map of the lane closure here.

The closure is related to a private construction pro...

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Map of Lane Closure City of Battle Ground News
Posted on: June 25, 2020

City Earns Clean Audit Reports

The office of the Washington State Auditor (SAO) recently completed its financial and accountability audits of the City of Battle Ground.  The city earned clean reports on both audits with no findings and no management letters.  This mar...

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Financial Reports & Independent Audit City of Battle Ground News
Posted on: June 24, 2020

Battle Ground Police Chief Mike Fort Responds to Statewide Face Mask Requirement

First of all, I am very proud of the men and women of the Battle Ground Police Department.  Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic and the national narrative about police reform, the officers and staff have responded with dignity and compassion to ever...

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City of Battle Ground News
Posted on: June 11, 2020

City of Battle Ground Offering Tourism Grants

Tourism creates opportunity and a positive economic impact in the local community.  The City of Battle Ground is offering tourism grants for the 2021 calendar year. Grant applications are being accepted for the marketing or operations of special ...

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Tourism Grant Application City of Battle Ground News
Posted on: June 10, 2020

Park Playgrounds Reopen; Skate & Bike Park to Open in Phase 3

Kiwanis Park Play Structures

Playground structures, sports courts and picnic tables within Battle Ground City Parks have officially reopened. Clark County was approved to move into Phase 2 of Washington State’s Safe Start Plan on June 5. 

Phase 2 allows outdoor recr...

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City of Battle Ground News
Posted on: June 1, 2020

Summer Playground Program Returns with a Virtual Twist

Summer Playground - virtual edition

Each year during summer break, hundreds of Battle Ground kids gather at City parks for the Battle Ground Parks and Recreation Summer Playground Program.  This year, in order to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 and keep families safe, Parks &am...

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Summer Playground Program - Virtual Edition City of Battle Ground News
Posted on: June 5, 2020

Battle Ground Launches its First Parklet Program in Support of Local Businesses

The City of Battle Ground has developed its first Parklet Program as a way to support local businesses by allowing them to utilize public parking spaces for outdoor service areas during Phase 2 and 3 of the Safe Start Washington plan. Clark County was app...

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Parklet Program City of Battle Ground News
Posted on: June 4, 2020

Battle Ground Police Department Awarded Grant to Enhance School Resource Officer Program

The Battle Ground Police Department has been awarded a $125,000 grant from the DOJ’s Office of Community Oriented Policing Services.  The grant will fund a school resource officer position with a focus on building trust and respect, and...

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City of Battle Ground News
Posted on: June 2, 2020

City Council Supports Residents & Businesses through Tax Decrease

The Battle Ground City Council recognizes that many residents and businesses of the City are experiencing financial hardships related to the COVID-19 public health emergency.  In order to offer a small measure of relief, the council has taken act...

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City of Battle Ground News
Posted on: May 7, 2020

City Council Approves letter from Mayor Adrian Cortes to Governor Inslee

The Battle Ground City Council met tonight in a Special Meeting to consider approval of a draft letter from Mayor Adrian Cortes to Governor Jay Inslee. Councilmembers voted unanimously to send the letter to the Governor. 

The letter addresses the ...

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City of Battle Ground News
Posted on: March 30, 2020

Utility Service During the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency

We recognize the tremendous impact that the COVID-19 pandemic is having on our community’s families and businesses.  The City of Battle Ground has taken proactive measures to ensure that water, sewer, and stormwater utility services con...

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City of Battle Ground News
Posted on: March 25, 2020

Battle Ground Police Department responds to Governor Inslee’s “Stay at Home” Order

Lt Mike Fort

A message from Chief Mike Fort:

With the new orders to stay home from Governor Inslee, I want you to know what you can expect from the Battle Ground Police Department.

First, we have seen the majority of our citizens already comply with the restrictions put...

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Battle Ground Police Department City of Battle Ground News
Posted on: March 24, 2020

City establishes protocols to ensure the delivery of essential services

The City of Battle Ground continues to follow State and Federal regulations and guidance from health officials related to the COVID-19 public health emergency.  The City’s March 16 Declaration of Civil Emergency allows the City to respo...

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COVID-19 Response & Resources City of Battle Ground News
Posted on: March 20, 2020

A message from BGPD Chief Mike Fort

This is Chief Mike Fort of the Battle Ground Police Department with a message for our community.  Amid all the uncertainty that is COVID-19, I want you to know that your police officers are still here keeping you safe.  Although we have ...

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Battle Ground Police Department City of Battle Ground News
Posted on: March 17, 2020

City Facilities Closed to Public Access - Essential Services Continue

The City of Battle Ground continues to take guidance from public health officials who have recommend additional social-distancing steps to support the efforts against the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.  With the continued spread of t...

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COVID-19 Response City of Battle Ground News
Posted on: March 16, 2020

City of Battle Ground Response to COVID-19

The City of Battle Ground is actively taking steps to contain the spread of coronavirus as well as preparing for further actions as they are needed.  We understand and empathize with the growing concern and uncertainty of how, or when, coronaviru...

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