News & Updates

We Want to Hear from You: Kenmore Budgeting Survey

The City is starting the process of developing a new biennial budget for 2019 - 2020 and we want your opinions on budget priorities. The deadline for participating in the survey is May 18, 2018. The results will be presented to City Council in late May.

To take the survey, visit www.surveymonkey.com/r/KenmoreBudgetingSurvey.

Last updated: Thu, 04/19/2018 - 1:40pm

Bring Friends and Family on an Educational Walk

Wallace Swamp Creek Park Nature Walks to Start April 9

If you enjoy exploring the natural outdoors, we invite you to participate in the City’s free guided nature walks at Wallace Swamp Creek Park! 

On the second Monday of each month, April through October, volunteer Linda Phillips will host a 1.5 - 2 hour-long guided tour and explore two miles of paved and primitive trails through the 25-acre park. Tours will focus on the plants, animals, and birds that are frequently seen in the park. Wear appropriate clothing and bring a love for the outdoors.

Last updated: Thu, 04/05/2018 - 3:53pm

TRAFFIC ALERT: Maintenance Repair Work along SR 522 during Month of April

TRAFFIC ALERT: Starting in the month of April, the City of Kenmore will be completing irrigation and landscaping maintenance repair work along SR 522 between 68th Avenue NE and 83rd Place NE. Work will be conducted between the hours of 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., including weekends.

Last updated: Mon, 04/02/2018 - 10:34am

Kenmore Business Networking Open House April 5

Come Meet Your Neighboring Businesses

Meet up with local businesses at the semi-annual Kenmore Business Networking Open House on Thursday, April 5, from 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. at Kenmore City Hall, 18120 68th Avenue NE. This event is sponsored by the City of Kenmore and the Kenmore Business Alliance. Network with local business people and hear the latest on what's happening in your city. We encourage you to bring marketing materials for your organization.

Last updated: Fri, 03/23/2018 - 3:49pm

Tips to Help All Road Users Spring Forward with Care

Be Safe and Look Out for Each Other
Spring is officially here! As the temperatures are rising, more people are heading outdoors. The spring months have historically had higher levels of collisions between pedestrians, bicyclists, and vehicles. Help us change that and spring forward with care by adopting some Target Zero safety tips.
Last updated: Fri, 03/23/2018 - 3:31pm

How to Love Your City: A Kenmore Story

Empowered Kenmore Citizens Showcase Their Love of Community

In Kenmore, it's no secret that we love our city. While City Councilmembers and staff work diligently to keep finances in order and development and engineering projects on track, we try to go beyond the bottom line and into the very heart of what makes a government function well: Connecting with our residents. This emotional connection is what our newest video "How to Love Your City: A Kenmore Story" is about - helping local governments find value beyond the purely financial.

Last updated: Mon, 03/19/2018 - 10:40am

Puget Sound Energy North King County-Area Electric System Upgrades

In an ongoing effort to deliver safe and reliable energy, crews will replace the aging underground electrical cable that provides electric service to the community.

Who: Electric crews from PSE and Potelco, Inc.
What: Replace underground electrical cable
Where: NE 193rd St & NE 190th St
When: Winter/Spring 2018

March 1, 2018 Project Notice from Puget Sound Energy

Last updated: Thu, 03/15/2018 - 1:53pm

Juanita Drive Lane Reductions March 12 - 16

TRAFFIC ALERT: There will be a crew onsite this week (3/12 - 3/16) conducting potholing of utilities along the Juanita Drive corridor for the Walkways & Waterways project. At various locations along Juanita Drive, traffic may be reduced to one lane at times between 9:00 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Flaggers will be onsite keeping traffic moving, however, road users should expect some delays.

Last updated: Mon, 03/12/2018 - 10:37am

Walkways & Waterways Open House March 22

Join us for an Update on Log Boom and Squire's Landing Waterfront Park Projects

The City of Kenmore invites you to attend an open house on March 22 to review the Log Boom Park Waterfront Access and Viewing Project and the Squire's Landing Waterfront & Natural Open Space Access Project preliminary design work. City staff and project designers will be present to share design updates and answer questions.

These two projects make up the Waterways component of the City’s Walkways & Waterways Bond Measure which was passed by Kenmore voters in November 2016. 

Last updated: Fri, 03/09/2018 - 11:51am

Hello4Culture staff to visit Kenmore on March 20

Hello4Culture is back for 2018 with a new schedule and new locations! 4Culture staff is getting out of the office, putting down the phone, and talking with our community face-to-face. Interested in applying for a 4Culture grant or an artist call? Just want to learn more about the arts in King County? 4Culture staff members will be on hand to hear your questions, ideas, frustrations, plans, and more. Free, drop-in, no registration required. 

Last updated: Tue, 03/13/2018 - 10:12am
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