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Fire District #2 Celebrates PulsePoint Launch with Free CPR Class

September 14th Washington County Fire District #2 joined together with fire agencies across western Washington County to launch PulsePoint. The free app, which can be downloaded at www.pulsepoint.org notifies citizens of a cardiac arrest patient nearby, directs them to the location, and guides them in performing life-saving hands-only CPR prior to emergency responders arrival.  They will only be notified of cardiac incidents in public places, not in private homes. The PulsePoint app will also direct individuals to the nearest public AED. 

PulsePoint was initially released by Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue two years ago and already has local rescues to its credit.  As many as 300 sudden cardiac arrest calls happen each year in Washington County. CPR can double or triple a victim’s chance of survival, but only 32% get bystander help. Every minute CPR is delayed, the chance of survival decreases by 10%. Though the odds of survival are among the best in the nation, fire departments need the community’s help to save more lives.

As part of the PulsePoint launch, District #2 is offering a free CPR class to local citizens at the North Plains fire station on Saturday, October 17th from 9:00am to noon.  Class size is limited – please contact the office to register at 503-647-9900.

Meeting: Planning Commission

Wednesday, October 14, 2015 @ 7:00 pm

The North Plains Planning Commission will meet on Wednesday, October 14, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. The Public is welcome to attend the meeting. The Commission will be discussing possible code changes relating to the allowed locations of marijuana facilities within the North Plains city limits.

The meeting will be held at the North Plains Senior Center located at 31450 NW Commercial Street in North Plains. The agenda packets are available by clicking HERE

Meeting: ENVISION NORTH PLAINS Steering Committee is scheduled to meet on Wednesday, October 14 @ 6:00 p.m. for Community Vision

The Envision North Plains Steering Committee Meeting is scheduled to meet on Wednesday, October 14 at 6:00 p.m.  This committee was established to direct public outreach for the community vision process and everyone is welcomed to attend. The Committee will meet at 6:00 p.m. at the Washington County Fire Hall in North Plains, located at 31370 NW Commercial Street. The meeting Agenda Packet is available by CLICKING HERE.

Washington County Cooperative Library Services Library Levy Information

Please click here to view a copy of an informational flyer regarding the Measure 34-235 Levy for Countywide Library Services.

October 15: North Plains Chili Cook-Off! 

Get your best chili recipe out and compete. The 2015 Chili Cook-off will be held Thursday, October 15th at Jessie Mays Community Hall at 6:30pm. If you are interested in competing, please register online by clicking the chili pepper to the right, or stop by City Hall for an application. This event is sponsored by the North Plains Events Association, the NP Senior Center and the City of North Plains and is always a FREE event. We hope to see you on the 15th!

The North Plains Police Department is currently looking for Reserve Officers! 

Please click the links below for a description of what it's like to be a reserve, and for our employment application!

Reserve Program

Employment Application 

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Envision North Plains Survey

A new Envision North Plains survey is out! We would love to hear from you! Please click the link below to submit your input!



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