|Kirkland City Hall
123 5th Ave
Kirkland, WA 98033
The City of Kirkland is a full service city dedicated to quality customer service through integrity, excellence, responsiveness and, respect for the individual. Kirkland operates under the “council-manager” form of government which means all legislative and policy-making powers are vested in the City Council. Policy-making often takes the form of passing ordinances or resolutions. The Council employs a professionally-trained public administrator, the City Manager, to carry out the policies it develops.
There are ten City Departments to serve you:
- City Manager’s Office
- Finance & Administration
- Fire & Building
- Human Resources
- Information Technology
- Municipal Court
- Parks & Community Services
- Planning & Community Development
- Public Works
An important part of the City government's policy-making process is its various boards and commissions, which advise the City Council on vital public policy matters. If you are interested in serving your community, contact the City or visit our webpage for current openings.
Volunteering is an opportunity to learn about Kirkland’s diverse community, understand how local government works and connect with other community members. The City offers one-time and ongoing volunteer opportunities such as environmental stewardship, public safety, and administrative support.
The City is committed to keeping you informed and involved. The City uses various means to release city information inclding publications, website, television, and email. To receive email updates, go to Kirkland Email Alerts and select the topics of your choice. Please Ask a question if you have service request, wish to file a complaint, or would like to send us a question or comment.