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Kenmore Wins Statewide Excellence Award

Kenmore, WA The City of Kenmore was one of only five cities in the State of Washington to win an Association of Washington Cities (AWC) Municipal Excellence Award presented on June 27th, 2018 at the annual AWC conference in Yakima, WA.  Mayor David Baker and Nancy Ousley, Assistant City Manager, accepted the award on the city’s behalf at the conference.  
Last updated: Mon, 07/09/2018 - 11:30am

Public Hearing for Proposed Changes to the Comprehensive Plan Capital Facilities Element

The Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, July 24, 2018, 7:00 p.m., at Kenmore City Hall, Council Chambers, 18120 68th Avenue NE, on proposed changes to the Comprehensive Plan Capital Facilities Element.  The amendments would add a new Public Works shop to the list of needed City facilities and adjust the extent and cost of the Juan

Last updated: Mon, 07/09/2018 - 8:23am

City Council to Consider Reusable Bag Ordinance

City Council is considering the value of a new city ordinance to encourage the use of reusable carryout bags in Kenmore.  To be examined and potentially adopted in July, the policy could prohibit retailers from providing single-use plastic bags to customers at checkout and apply a 5-cent “pass-through” charge for each paper bag supplied.


Last updated: Wed, 06/27/2018 - 1:17pm

Bus Rapid Transit Survey Closes Wed, Jun 13th

SR 522/NE 145th Bus Rapid Transit is coming to Kenmore in 2024 and Sound Transit needs your input! BRT is a high-capacity bus system designed for fast arrivals and departures, with off-board fare payment and multiple-door entry and exit. Buses will have priority travel on the route with separate lanes and bus queue jumps (timed light that allows bus to go through first). The new route will connect communities from Shoreline to Woodinville via NE 145th Street, SR 522 and an expanded transit center at UW Bothell/Cascadia College.

Last updated: Mon, 06/11/2018 - 3:46pm

Kenmore Hires New Chief of Police

Kenmore, WA The City of Kenmore has hired Chief Peter Horvath as the new Chief of Police, effective May 24, 2018. Chief Horvath has served as the Interim Chief since February 5, 2018 and will take over duties as new chief immediately.


Last updated: Thu, 05/31/2018 - 11:52am

Kids Fishing Clinic @ Log Boom Park 6/2

Bring the family down to Log Boom Park, 17415 61st Ave NE, next Saturday, June 2, from 8 am to 12 pm for a free kids fishing clinic! Hosted by Northshore Chapter of Trout Unlimited, this event is open to the public and serves to introduce kids under the age of 13 to recreational fishing. All the fishing gear will be provided. Trout Unlimited is a conservation organization dedicated to conserving, protecting and restoring North America's coldwater fisheries and their watersheds.

For more information, visit

Last updated: Fri, 05/25/2018 - 3:14pm

Bike Everywhere Day Celebration May 18

May is Bike Month in Kenmore! Celebrate bicycling and stop by the annual Bike Everywhere Day celebration on Friday, May 18. This free family-friendly event is geared toward bicyclists of all levels and will feature live music, a bike repair station, a demo bus bike rack, low-cost helmets, snacks, giveaways, and resources.

Musical performance by IvyLane from 4 - 6 pm.

Thank you to our event supporters:

-192 Brewing Company

-Bothell Ski and Bike

-Cascade Bicycle Club

-Corpore Sano Physical Therapy


Last updated: Mon, 05/21/2018 - 10:21am
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