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Improving the Health of the Sammamish River, One Derelict Boat at a Time

 

City Takes the Lead with Other Agencies to Remove Derelict Boat

Last week, in cooperation with the Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR), the City worked with global environmental services company National Resource Corporation (NRC) to remove a derelict boat from the Sammamish River. The tedious task involved removing a partially sunken 50-foot Bullnose Chris-Craft that had been stuck in the sediment south of the Squire's Landing Park for over 20 years.

Last updated: Fri, 11/17/2017 - 12:17pm

"Youth Art," significant Eastside competition, opens November 17 at Kenmore Gallery

Eastside Art Competition to Feature 31 Artists Ages 5 – 18

The fifth annual Youth Art Exhibit, a juried exhibit featuring 34 works by 31 Pacific Northwest artists ages 5 to 18, will open tomorrow, Friday, November 17 at the Arts of Kenmore Gallery in Kenmore City Hall, 18120 68th Avenue NE.

The public is invited to an opening reception on November 17 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. with a presentation at 7:00 p.m.  All artists will be recognized, and an awards presentation will honor winners in each age group – 5-8 years old, 9-12, 13-15, and 16-18. 

Last updated: Fri, 11/17/2017 - 12:13pm

Water Service and Sewer/Septic Line Protection Plans Now Available Online

In late September, the City announced a sewer line protection program that was going to be available to the Kenmore community. There were technical difficulties that delayed the release date of this program. We apologize if this caused any inconveniences. We are now glad to announce the www.slwofa.com website is running for Kenmore, with water service line and sewer/septic line coverage plans now available for purchase online. Informational letters will arrive in residents' mailboxes within a week.

Last updated: Mon, 11/13/2017 - 10:49am

Proposed Billboard Code Changes - Public Hearing on November 13, 2017 at 7:00 p.m.

The City Council will hold a public hearing on Monday, November 13, 2017, 7:00 p.m., on proposed changes to the Municipal Code to address billboards.  Click here for the Public Hearing Notice.  For more information, see the City Council agenda materials for November 13 or contact Bryan Hampson, bhampson@kenmorewa.gov.     

Last updated: Thu, 11/02/2017 - 10:50am

Proposed Small Cell Wireless Communication Code Changes - Public Hearing on November 13, 2017 at 7:00 p.m.

The City Council will hold a public hearing on Monday, November 13, 2017, 7:00 p.m., on proposed changes to the Municipal Code to address small cell wireless communication facilities.  Click here to view the Public Hearing Notice.  For more information, see the City Council agenda materials for November 13 or contact Lauri Anderson, landerson@kenmorewa.go

Last updated: Thu, 11/02/2017 - 10:49am

City Council Honors Late Resident Priscilla Droge

Long-time Resident Recognized for Contributions to Kenmore

Priscilla Ann Droge was honored at the October 16 City Council meeting for her efforts to spread the story of Kenmore. Priscilla and her late husband Leonard lived in the Uplake community for approximately 60 years.Ms. Droge passed away in June 2017 at the age of 94.

Last updated: Tue, 10/24/2017 - 2:52pm

Public Invited to Review Plans for Twin Springs Park

You are invited to attend an open house regarding Twin Springs Park on Tuesday, October 24 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 pm. at Kenmore City Hall. A short presentation will be given at 7:00 p.m. This open house will present concepts to reflect community input received at the September open house and the online survey for what the City can do on an “interim” basis (1-5 years) so the neighborhood park can be open for public enjoyment. City staff is interested in gathering public feedback on the concepts. 

Last updated: Mon, 10/23/2017 - 4:38pm

You Are Invited to the Culvert Replacement Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

NE 192nd Street Culvert Replacement Project Complete - A New Fish Friendly Culvert to Improve Wildlife Habitat and Reduce Flooding

 

The City of Kenmore is proud to announce the completion of the NE 192nd Street Culvert Replacement project. Replacing a small metal pipe, the new culvert over Little Swamp Creek will:

Last updated: Thu, 10/19/2017 - 3:41pm
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