Planning Commission and City Council Topics
ANNUAL ICE CREAM SOCIAL AT LLOYD MINOR PARK
Join your neighbors for the annual Rivergrove Ice Cream Social on Sunday, September 10th from 2-4pm in Lloyd Minor Park (Dogwood, between Marlin and Tualamere Avenues). Please bring chairs for your family. (We will have some chairs available, but not enough for all.) Activities for children, ice cream bars, and lots of good conversation await.
TUALATIN VALLEY FIRE & RESCUE DIVISION CHIEF ALLEN KENNEDY AT CITY COUNCIL MEETING
Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue Division Chief Allen Kennedy will give a State of the District presentation at the City Council meeting on Monday, September 18 at 7:00 pm at the River Grove Elementary School library. Come to hear the report on incidents as well as future plans for TVF&R in our area. Questions from the public are welcome.
CALLING ALL TEENS! EARN YOUR FOOD HANDLERS CERTIFICATE
Are you 14 or older? Would you like to work at the annual City of Rivergrove Ice Cream Social? The City will pay for you to earn your Oregon Food Handlers Certificate and serve ice cream. Interested? Have questions? Email City Manager/City Recorder Leanne Moll to learn more: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Planning Commission approved a tree removal application for a cypress tree in the floodplain at 5690 Childs Road.
Former Mayor Ted Creedon, 1943-2017
Theodore “Ted” George Creedon, 74, of Rivergrove, Oregon, died peacefully on July 24, 2017 in his home with his family by his side. Cause of death was complications from Parkinson's and cancer. The funeral was held at Resurrection Catholic Parish in Tualatin on July 29, followed by interment in Canby at Zion Memorial Park Cemetery.
Ted served as Mayor of Rivergrove for three years, worked with the Department of Environmental Quality to clean up the Tualatin River, and helped engineer the water system for Lloyd Minor Park. Ted and his wife Doris hosted City Council meetings at their home for three years
Ted was known for his brilliant mind, love of the outdoors and devotion to his children and grandchildren. He passionately encouraged curiosity and working with your hands, giving him a special connection with each of his kids and grandkids. A true renaissance man and autodidact, Ted was just as able to rebuild a ‘76 Chevy engine as to expertly split wood or cook escargots. He died feeling he still had so much more to teach others.
Ted prayed the rosary daily, and his deep Catholic faith was a great comfort, especially in his last month. He’ll be remembered for his fierce independent streak, love of books and history, and pride in his own accomplishments and those of his family. His family will never forget his incredible laugh, his detailed instructions on how to do something the right way, his keen observations on the world, To read more about and his passion for living. and his passion for living.
He is preceded in death by his parents Olga V. Creedon and Theodore J. Creedon, and his sister Kathy Creedon and brother Dennis Creedon. He is survived by his wife, Doris, his daughters Jill, Erin and Sarah, his son Michael, and six grandchildren.
Thank you to Doris Creedon and Sarah Creedon Nassif