Happy Valley, OR –Mayor Lori Chavez-DeRemer will be attending the annual U.S. Conference of Mayors Winter Meeting in Washington D.C. this year. from January 24-26th.
Mayor Chavez-DeRemer will have the opportunity to discuss policy ideas with other Mayors across the country and to hopefully bring those ideas back to Happy Valley.
During her visit to Washington D.C., she has been invited by the White House to start a working relationship with President Trump regarding infrastructure reform. With the recent passage of the historic Tax Reform law, the President has shifted his focus towards infrastructure issues. She will be attending with other Mayors across the country and a few others from Oregon.
“I am honored to be invited by the White House to start the conversation of a much-needed infrastructure reform in our country,” said Chavez-DeRemer. “I look forward to hearing the President’s infrastructure proposal and laying out my ideas and priorities for Happy Valley and the state of Oregon as a whole.”
Leading the fastest growing city in Oregon, Mayor Chavez-DeRemer tackles infrastructure issues daily in regards to comprehensive infrastructure reform. Happy Valley’s comprehensive planning has been a model across the state. The City has seen a 313% population growth in the last 16 years while making sure there is available land to be built.
The Happy Valley Mayor serves as a Board member on the Institute of Metropolitan Studies through Portland State University. Additionally, she serves on the Region 1 Area Commission on Transportation and only one of six who represent Clackamas County.
Lori Chavez-DeRemer will be visiting the White House on January 24 for the “Mayor’s Day at the White House” with President Trump.
Lori Chavez-DeRemer was first elected Mayor in 2010, and has served two subsequent terms. She lives in Happy Valley with her husband Dr. Shawn DeRemer.