Latest News


Say Yes! to Arbor Day

What happens when entire communities commit to trees? They allow neighbors to access their amazing benefits and take on some of the biggest challenges of our time. 


Trees can help:
Reduce pollution in air and water.
Cool urban heat islands.
Protect against storm surge.
Make communities stronger. 

This Arbor Day we are teaming up with @arborday to celebrate all trees can do for us and for the world.

Celebrate Arbor Day – April 26, 2024

Community Feedback about Comcast Cable Television

The Metropolitan Area Communications Commission (MACC) on behalf of the City of Banks 
Seeks Community Feedback about Comcast Cable Television and Broadband Service

Banks, OR. – April 15, 2024 – In order to best ascertain community needs and interests related to cable television service from Comcast, the Metropolitan Area Communications Commission (MACC), on behalf of the City of Banks, is conducting a community needs assessment as part of the cable franchise renewal process. This includes an online survey to help MACC gather residents’ experience with cable television. MACC wants to know what Banks residents think about Comcast's cable service, even if they are not currently a Comcast subscriber.
Residents can take the survey and describe their experiences with Comcast's cable and Broadband service and what they need related to cable communications in the future. Residents can complete the survey by going to
All information gathered from households will only be reported as a group and all individual responses will remain anonymous. Participation in this process will help MACC effectively represent our community as it works to ensure quality cable television service for our residents.
The more members of the community we hear from, the better we can represent their needs and interests to Comcast!
The Metropolitan Area Communications Commission represents Washington County and the municipalities of Banks, Beaverton, Cornelius, Durham, Forest Grove, Gaston, Hillsboro, King City, Lake Oswego, North Plains, Rivergrove, Tigard, Tualatin, and West Linn.