January 2018

2018 State of the City of Kenmore

Kenmore City Manager Rob Karlinsey delivered the annual State of the City address to the Kenmore community on Wednesday, January 17. In an inspiring speech, Rob talked about how the City is constantly making incremental progressions towards becoming. He highlighted recent traffic safety enhancements, economic development programs, and environmental improvements that are contributing to Kenmore’s successes today. Describing Kenmore as a city to sustain happiness, Rob also talked about strategic investments across Kenmore that are creating a sustainable city for the future.

Last updated: Tue, 01/23/2018 - 11:13am

“Northshore Exclusive” Photography Exhibit in Kenmore's Hangar

Exhibit Features Washington State High School Photography Competition Winners from the Northshore School District

The public is invited to the Hangar in downtown Kenmore to view the "Northshore Exclusive" version of the 2017 Washington State High School Photography Exhibit. This exclusive exhibit features the eleven photographs from Northshore School District students from Inglemoor High School, Bothell High School, and Woodinville High School, and is the last public showing of the exhibit. 

When: January 20 - April 1, 2018

Last updated: Wed, 02/21/2018 - 4:38pm

Walkways & Waterways Open House January 25

Join City Staff to View the Pedestrian and Bicycle Improvement Projects

The City of Kenmore invites you to attend back-to-back open houses on January 25 for the Juanita Drive NE and 68th Avenue NE Pedestrian & Bicycle Safety Improvement Projects to meet the project teams and view preliminary design work completed to date.

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

Last updated: Thu, 01/18/2018 - 12:08pm

Kenmore's Transit Advocate Mayor Appointed to Sound Transit's Board of Directors

Mayor David Baker Begins His Four-Year Term This Month

Kenmore Mayor David Baker, a longtime transportation and transit advocate, has been appointed to Sound Transit’s Board of Directors to represent the East King Subarea. The Mayor’s four-year term begins this month. King County Executive Dow Constantine’s appointment of Mayor Baker was recently approved by the King County Council.

Mayor Baker is credited with being an influential force in organizing northern cities to support transit improvements on State Route 522.

Last updated: Fri, 01/12/2018 - 4:47pm

Watch your mailbox for more King County Metro Transit choices in Kenmore-Kirkland

Try a new way to go. The City of Kenmore has partnered with King County Metro to help you save time, money and be good to our environment. Go where you want, when you want with a whole suite of travel options, including many new ones for Kenmore-Kirkland.

Last updated: Fri, 01/12/2018 - 4:51pm

City of Kenmore Earns another Clean Audit - 16 Years of Financial Responsibility

The City of Kenmore is pleased to announce that for the 16th year in a row, the City has received a clean audit opinion from the Washington State Auditor’s Office.  The Annual Audit covered the City’s 2016 Financial Statements and Federal grant awards and no findings were issued. Audit procedures are performed to determine whether cities comply with applicable laws and regulations and their own policies and procedures. A finding is a deficiency, material weakness, or misstatement, discovered during an audit, which the auditor is required to report.

Last updated: Fri, 01/12/2018 - 3:31pm

January 25, 2018 Open House for Walkways & Waterways Pedestrian & Bicycle Safety Improvement Projects

The City of Kenmore invites you to attend an open house on January 25, 2018 to meet the project teams and view preliminary design work completed to date for the Juanita Drive NE and 68th Ave NE Pedestrian & Bicycle Safety Improvement Projects.

 

Last updated: Wed, 01/10/2018 - 11:03am
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