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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

City Council Public Hearing May 14, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. - School Impact Fees

The City Council will hold a public hearing on Monday, May 14, 2018, 7:00 p.m., at Kenmore City Hall, Council Chambers, 18120 68th Ave NE, on proposed changes to the Municipal Code to implement school impact fees.  The 2018 fee would be $10,573 per unit for new single-family residences or townhouses.  For more information, contact Lauri Anderson, Senior Planner, 425-398-8900 or

Last updated: Fri, 04/27/2018 - 3:42pm

Planning Commission Public Hearing May 15th & 16th at 6:00 p.m. - Mobile Home Parks

The Planning Commission will hold a public hearing over two nights on Tuesday, May 15, 2018, 6:00 p.m. and Wednesday, May 16, 2018, 6:00 p.m., on proposals for mobile home parks in the City.  Proposals range from City requirements or support for long-term preservation to consideration of assistance and mitigation in the even of redevelopment by the property-owner.  For more information click here.

Last updated: Fri, 04/27/2018 - 3:43pm

Laws and Paws

The King County Sheriff’s Office Foundation is sponsoring the Laws and Paws project which incorporates dogs with reading programs to bring joy through interaction between youth and dogs. On Thursday, April 26 and Wednesday, May 2, starting at 4:00 p.m. at the Northshore Fire Department, 7220 NE 181st Street, families are invited to read their favorite books with three trained dogs, Stella, Bentley, and Presto, and meet Kenmore Deputy Andrew Boyer. 

Last updated: Wed, 04/25/2018 - 5:02pm

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

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
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