The City of Kenmore is committed to improving safety and connectivity for pedestrians and cyclists.
News & Updates
We will be back at the Kenmore Park & Ride to encourage commuter safety on Monday, March 13, from 6:45 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. Stop by our Target Zero tent equipped with safety information and snacks.
Daylight Savings Time (Spring Forward), which begins March 12, may cause changes in sleep patterns which can lead to an increase in accidents on the road. Our outreach efforts aim to increase awareness and encourage safe behavior while walking, biking, driving.
The Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, March 21, 2017, 7:00 p.m., at Kenmore City Hall, Council Chambers, 18120 68th Avenue NE, on proposed changes to the Comprehensive Plan to address school impact fees. These amendments do not determine whether or not school impact fees will be charged for future new development. The draft amendments can be found here:
Public Works is conducting night work to repair the bumps and dips around catch basins (shown in photo) on SR 522 between 65th Ave NE and 73rd Ave NE. Night work begins this Monday, Feb. 20 and will continue for four weeks, Monday night through Thursday night.
On Saturday, February 18, between 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. kids and adults will have the opportunity to team up with the Adopt A Stream Foundation, Sno-King Watershed Council, and the City of Kenmore to plant some of the 400 trees and shrubs that will be used to restore the natural stream-side vegetation benefiting the salmon. Volunteers will gather at the Kenmore Waterfront Activities Center (7353 NE 175th Street) and walk along the shoreline to plant the trees.
The Arts of Kenmore Gallery at City Hall will host an exhibit, “A Pictorial Celebration of Kenmore History," which opened Friday, February 3 and runs through March 9. On display will be pictorial narrative and iconic artifacts documenting hallmark moments in the life of Kenmore dating back to the settlement in 1901 by John McMaster.
Are you prepared for the next major disaster? Following a major disaster, local fire, medical, police, city, and other first responders may not be able to meet the demand for their services. Residents and visitors to our community may need to rely on each other for help in order to meet their immediate life sustaining needs.
Take a look at happened in Kenmore in 2016! The projects shown below are just some of the many accomplishments that took place in Kenmore in the last year, including the completion of many art projects, sidewalk improvements, the passing of the City's first-ever bond measure, and much more. Make sure to visit the websites and files each project is linked to below.