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Message from Mayor David Baker - Winter Weather

Thank you Kenmore community for being so patient and supportive during this very unusual winter weather! Our Public Works* crews and Kenmore Police have been working around the clock cleaning roads and responding to incidents to keep our community safe. Your kind waves and smiles to them out on the streets go a long way! The bright side? We’ve seen and heard how families are enjoying time with each other. Neighbors are coming together to help each other.

Last updated: Sun, 02/10/2019 - 7:47pm

Winter Storm Watch - Road Prioritization

The National Weather Service in Seattle has issued a Winter Storm Watch, effective from noon Friday, February 8 through Saturday, February 9 for much of the Puget Sound region, including King County. Please see some great information here on how to prepare yourself and your home. 

 

As we prepare for more snow, just a few reminders about road conditions.  This week, we had multiple calls and requests for various neighborhood streets to be plowed and treated.  

 

Limited Snow and Ice Equipment

Last updated: Thu, 02/07/2019 - 1:17pm

St. Edward State Park Environmental Education and Research Center - Public Meetings Starting

The St. Edward State Park Environmental Education and Research Center (EERC) will host the first of three public meetings, Wednesday, January 23 from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at Husky Hall, room 1160 (10909 NE 185th St, Bothell, WA 98011).

This meeting is designed to introduce the EERC to neighboring communities and collect public input around planning for the new learning center. All community members are invited to be a part of planning and visioning for the St Edwards EERC.

Last updated: Wed, 01/23/2019 - 10:10am

Parks and Recreation Surveys Mailed to Some Kenmore Homes

Kenmore, WA – The City of Kenmore will be updating its Parks, Recreation, and Open Space (PROS) Plan in 2019. To prepare for this, a survey has just been mailed to many Kenmore homes. If you receive one, please complete the survey! We need you to tell us what your recreation, leisure, and park needs are.

Last updated: Wed, 01/23/2019 - 9:44am

Bridge Project Impacted by Federal Government Shutdown

Kenmore, WA – The City of Kenmore would like to inform the community of potential impacts to the West Sammamish River Bridge Replacement Project due to the current federal government shutdown.

The bridge carries southbound traffic over the Sammamish River on 68th Ave NE and was constructed in the 1930s. Due to the age of the bridge, weight restrictions went into effect in 2014 and the City began design for a new bridge in 2015. As the project moves from design to construction, we expected to advertise the project now and start construction in Spring 2019.

Last updated: Fri, 01/18/2019 - 8:53am

City Names Two New Planning Commissioners

CITY COUNCIL NAMES NEW PLANNNING COMMISSIONERS

Kenmore, WA – Kenmore City Council has named Ms. Suzanne Greathouse and Mr. Nathan Loutsis as the two newest Planning Commissioners. Both participated in their first Planning Commission meeting on January 15th, 2019 at Kenmore City Hall.

Ms. Greathouse has been a Kenmore resident for the past five years and recently retired from AT&T as a Senior Technical Director. Ms. Greathouse is active in the community and currently serves on the Kenmore Heritage Society and Northshore Senior Center Boards of Directors.

Last updated: Wed, 01/16/2019 - 4:24pm

What is going on near the Sammamish Bridge and Rhododendron Park?

I see a lot of construction vehicles in this area. What is going on?

Northshore Utility District (NUD) contractors are currently working on a sewer main relocation project next to and east of the Sammamish River Bridge on the south side of the river/68th Ave NE. This work is to prep for the bridge replacement that will start sometime in mid-2019.

Did the City know this upcoming sewer work would be done when they were designing and constructing the boardwalk and float?

Last updated: Fri, 12/14/2018 - 3:50pm
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