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Construction to Begin June 27 at Moorlands Park, 15221 84th Avenue NE: Moorlands Park will be closed to the public this summer and fall while construction is underway.

A-1 Landscaping and Construction of Snohomish, Washington will be completing the improvements over the summer and fall. Work will include all new play equipment, picnic shelter, restroom, paths, small outdoor stage, signage, irrigation, landscaping and ballfield upgrades such as new backstop, infield, outfield underdrainage and equipment storage shed.

Last updated: Fri, 06/23/2017 - 1:58pm

Reminder - Personal Fireworks Prohibited in Kenmore

In anticipation of the Fourth of July holiday, City officials would like to remind Kenmore residents that fireworks of any kind are prohibited in Kenmore. In 2004, Kenmore City Council adopted Ordinance Number 04-0204 prohibiting the sale, discharge or possession of any fireworks including those considered safe and sane fireworks (KMC 8.10.020). The ordinance became effective June 18, 2005.

Last updated: Wed, 06/21/2017 - 12:49pm

Free Summer Events in Kenmore

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: Wed, 06/21/2017 - 12:48pm

Parking Changes at Log Boom Park

The C has installed signage at Log Boom Park that restricts all parking spaces to 4-hours maximum.  The 4-hour limit was chosen to allow sufficient time for recreational activities and to restrict commuter parking. Parking time limits will be enforced.

Last updated: Wed, 06/21/2017 - 12:37pm

Streamlining Code Amendments

The City Council will hold a public hearing on Monday, June 12, 2017, 7:00 p.m., on proposed amendments to streamline the Zoning Code by translating the 200+ existing land use terms into 50+ new terms and then applying those terms consistently throughout the Code.  The goal is to simplify the Code and provide more flexibility in land use interpretations for applicants and permit review staff, with as little change to the policy direction or intent of each zone as possible.

Last updated: Mon, 06/05/2017 - 2:03pm

City Hall Gallery Exhibit Offers Sneak Preview of the 19th Annual Kenmore Art Show – June 2nd

An exhibit featuring the work of Irina Milton, national award-winning fine-arts painter from Mukilteo known for her lavish interpretations of everyday life, will open Friday, June 2 at the Arts of Kenmore Gallery in Kenmore City Hall, 18120 68th Ave. N.E.  

The public is invited to an Opening Reception for “The Art of Irina Milton,” from 6:30-8 p.m. on Friday, June 2 that will include a special presentation by the Ukraine born artist.  The exhibit will remain on display through August 10. 

Last updated: Wed, 05/31/2017 - 11:21am

New Public Art to Grace Kenmore's Landscape

Kenmore is becoming a hub of art activity as the Arts of Kenmore expands its outreach and the City of Kenmore encourages public participation.  A new work of public art will be installed late this summer due to a small group of diligent volunteers who formed the Hwy 522 Beautification Projects campaign (motto: Let’s Beautify This!). 

Last updated: Fri, 05/26/2017 - 11:53am

Community Meeting on Proposed Mary's Place Location

The City of Kenmore, Mary’s Place, and King County invite you to a community meeting on Thursday, June 8 to learn more about a 24-hour resource center and family shelter proposed for the vacant King County Sheriff’s precinct at 18118 73rd Ave NE, Kenmore. Please join us to learn more about the services that Mary's Place provides and how they can help address the homelessness crisis in our region! The event will begin at 6:00 p.m.

Last updated: Mon, 05/22/2017 - 2:49pm

Kenmore Recognized as 2017 Playful City USA Community

Kenmore is being honored with a 2017 Playful City USA designation for the eighth year in a row. Celebrating its 11th anniversary, the national recognition program honors cities and towns across the country for making their cities more playable. Kenmore is one of our cities in the state of Washington along with Auburn, Mercer Island and Mountlake Terrace recognized as a Playful City in 2017.The 2017 Playful City USA recognition includes 258 communities from Richmond, Virginia to Richmond, California that make it as easy as possible for kids to play.

Last updated: Wed, 05/17/2017 - 12:18pm
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