The annual State of the City address by Banks Mayor Stephanie Jones was held Thursday, May 5 at Banks Fire District 13 headquarters. There, Jones acknowledged the volunteers and staff that make the city tick and highlighted some of the work that happened in the last 12 months in the second-smallest city entirely in Washington County.
Noting visiting dignitaries, including Forest Grove Mayor Peter Truax, Washington County Commissioner Jerry Willey, and U.S. Representative Suzanne Bonamici, Jones gave a roughly 12 minute speech.
The Banks Chamber of Commerce also aided in putting on the event.
Jones began by highlighting the city’s monthly newsletter, which is sent to the city . . .
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