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Target Zero Pop-Up Event at Kenmore Park & Ride March 13

We will be back at the Kenmore Park & Ride to encourage commuter safety on Monday, March 13, from 6:45 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. Stop by our Target Zero tent equipped with safety information and snacks. 

Daylight Savings Time (Spring Forward), which begins March 12, may cause changes in sleep patterns which can lead to an increase in accidents on the road. Our outreach efforts aim to increase awareness and encourage safe behavior while walking, biking, driving. 

Last updated: Tue, 03/07/2017 - 10:28am

School Impact Fees - Public Hearing, March 21, 2017 at 7:00 p.m.

The Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, March 21, 2017, 7:00 p.m., at Kenmore City Hall, Council Chambers, 18120 68th Avenue NE, on proposed changes to the Comprehensive Plan to address school impact fees.  These amendments do not determine whether or not school impact fees will be charged for future new development.  The draft amendments can be found here: 

Last updated: Fri, 03/03/2017 - 4:00pm

Help Plant Trees Along Swamp Creek to Enhance Salmon Habitat

On Saturday, February 18, between 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. kids and adults will have the opportunity to team up with the Adopt A Stream FoundationSno-King Watershed Council, and the City of Kenmore to plant some of the 400 trees and shrubs that will be used to restore the natural stream-side vegetation benefiting the salmon. Volunteers will gather at the Kenmore Waterfront Activities Center (7353 NE 175th Street) and walk along the shoreline to plant the trees.

Last updated: Wed, 02/15/2017 - 1:12pm

Reception for new Kenmore Exhibit “A Pictorial Celebration of Kenmore History"

The Arts of Kenmore Gallery at City Hall will host an exhibit, “A Pictorial Celebration of Kenmore History," which opened Friday, February 3​​ and runs through March 9.  On display will be pictorial narrative and iconic artifacts documenting hallmark moments in the life of Kenmore dating back to the settlement in 1901 by John McMaster.

Last updated: Tue, 02/14/2017 - 10:04am

Register Today! Community Emergency Response Team Training Begins March 6

Are you prepared for the next major disaster? Following a major disaster, local fire, medical, police, city, and other first responders may not be able to meet the demand for their services. Residents and visitors to our community may need to rely on each other for help in order to meet their immediate life sustaining needs.

Last updated: Tue, 02/21/2017 - 11:49am

2016 Kenmore Year in Review

Take a look at happened in Kenmore in 2016! The projects shown below are just some of the many accomplishments that took place in Kenmore in the last year, including the completion of many art projects, sidewalk improvements, the passing of the City's first-ever bond measure, and much more. Make sure to visit the websites and files each project is linked to below.

Last updated: Mon, 01/30/2017 - 10:39am

5x Business Acceleration Program Training Series

Kenmore recently received $21,500 from the Port of Seattle to support local community economic development. The City plans to use the funds, along with local matching funds, to provide business acceleration training, technical support to local companies, and promote the City’s image for business development and tourism.

Last updated: Fri, 01/13/2017 - 12:20pm
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