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City Council adopts "Decisive, Responsive" Budget for 2015-2016
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Kirkland City Council adopts “Decisive, Responsive” budget for 2015-2016
Traffic Alert: 12ks of Christmas Holiday Run, Dec. 21
City News
Commuters should expect traffic delays due to the 12K’s of Christmas Holiday Run to be held at Heritage Park on Sunday, December 21, 2014
Residents & Businesses encouraged to prepare for severe weather
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Kirkland residents and businesses encouraged to prepare for severe weather
Marijuana and Driving Don't Mix; Holiday DUI patrols
Police News
Kirkland Police and King County step up holiday DUI task forces as part of Target Zero program
Urban agriculture and learning center coming to McAuliffe Park
City News
Seattle Tilth to create urban agriculture and learning center at Kirkland’s McAuliffe Park
Outreach planned for proposed fire station in Juanita Neighborhood
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Outreach planned as Kirkland’s fire station study turns to locations in Juanita Neighborhood
Police Dept. offers prescription drug disposal
Police News
The Police Department offers an free, anonymous disposal of unwanted prescription drugs; Drop off receptacle in the Police Department lobby.
Connect with Office of Emergency Management on Social Media
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Get connected with Kirkland’s Office of Emergency Management (OEM) on Facebook and Twitter
Advisory: No access allowed on CKC Interim Trail construction zone
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Users of the Cross Kirkland Corridor are asked to stay off the sections currently under construction in order to help expedite the completion of the Interim Trail
New policy to minimize construction impacts on pedestrians, bicyclists
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Kirkland has a new policy aims to minimize construction impacts on pedestrians and bicyclists by limiting the closure of sidewalks, bike lanes, and parking lanes
Capital Project Updates: New road, new trail & safe utilities
City News
Updates to major capital improvement projects happening in Kirkland
Proposed budget funds new fire station; continues staffing for north end of city
City News
City's 2015-16 preliminary budget funding for a new fire station in the north end; continued funding of a fourth firefighter to serve the Finn Hill & Juanita Neighborhoods
Community Celebration for opening of NE 120th Street extension, Nov. 19
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Community invited to celebration of the opening of extension to NE 120th Street at Nov. 19 event
Open House features Kirkland's plans for future growth, Nov. 12
City News
Kirkland 2035 plans featured at November 12 event, City Hall; Come with questions to get answers
Arbor Day Celebration at Everest Park, Nov. 8
City News
Arbor Day Celebration: Saturday, November 8 at Everest Park, 500 8th Street South, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Preliminary 2015-2016 Budget available at kirklandwa.gov/budgetdoc
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City Council will be holding public meetings and hearings as part of its adoption process of the 2015-2016 Budget
Kirkland offers business news e-bulletin
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subscribe to “Kirkland Biz News,” an electronic newsletter that features current news and information important to businesses
Juanita High School Students Arrested for Assault
Police News
Police arrest 4 Juanita High School students for assaulting another student in the boys locker room.
Performance Measures Report: City priorities, goals and metrics reflected in yearly-snapshot report
City News
Kirkland has released its annual Performance Measure Report, a yearly-snapshot of the key service areas that support the City Council’s adopted goals
Police arrest substitute teacher for possessing child pornography
Police News
Police arrest substitute teacher for possessing child pornography found on computer left at Kirkland repair shop
Public Safety Announcement: Fall/Winter Flooding Preparedness & Prevention
City News
Home and business owners are encouraged to help prepare for and prevent flooding this Fall/Winter season.
Council adopts Resolutions in favor of I-594; in opposition of I-591
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City Council adopted Resolution 5074 expressing its support of Initiative 594 and adopted Substitute Resolution 5073 expressing its opposition to Initiative 591.
City Council holds Public Hearing Oct. 13 to consider support of proposed gun law initiatives
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On October 13, the City Council will hold a public hearing on the proposed gun law initiatives and to consider resolutions expressing support for the initiatives
Comments wanted by Oct. 29 on City's Surface Water Master Plan
City News
Kirkland residents are invited to provide comments by October 29, 2014 on the 2014 Surface Water Master Plan (SWMP).
Register now for Youth Basketball League; Play ball starting Dec. 1
City News
Registration open for Kirkland’s Youth Basketball League: Dribble, Shoot, Score!
City announces new Public Works Director; Kathy Brown starts Oct. 6
City News
The City of Kirkland announces that Kathy Brown will begin on October 6, 2014 as the City’s new Public Works Director.
Armed Robbery in North Kirkland/Finn Hill; Suspects Arrested
Police News
Kirkland Police Patrol units received a 9-1-1 call of a possible Armed Robbery in the 8200 block of NE 145th Street; Suspects later arrested
Food drive doubles food, money donations from last year
City News
Weekend Food Drive in Kirkland doubles food and cash donations from last year for Hopelink; Donations still needed
Google donates over $200,000 for wireless networks at Everest & Houghton Beach Parks
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Google to donate $200,000 to the City of Kirkland for wireless networks at Everest Park & Houghton Beach Park
Tricks and Treats at Pee Wee Monster Bash, Oct. 31; Register Now
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Pee Wee Monster Bash: Kooky, not spooky activities for ages 5 and under. Oct. 31, 10 am-12 pm, No. Kirkland Comm Center
Apply for Arts, Cultural, Heritage Grants by Oct. 13
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The Kirkland Cultural Arts Commission seeks innovative and creative ideas that showcase Kirkland’s arts, culture, and heritage. Applications due Oct. 13
Totem Lake area receives flood mitigation, prevention grant
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The City was awarded $300,000 by the King County Flood Control District to help address seasonal flooding in the Totem Lake Business District.
The Latest: Ongoing capital improvement construction projects in Kirkland
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The latest updates: Ongoing capital improvement construction projects in Kirkland: 120th St, NE 85th, Repaving, Striping, Park Lane & 7th Ave So
Driver killed in single car collision; Passenger transported to hospital
Police News
Driver killed in single vehicle collision on Simonds Rd NE; Passenger transported to hospital
City moves forwarded with traffic signal optimization along LW Blvd & Central Way corridors
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Council OKs city to bid for traffic signal timing optimization for Lake Washington Blvd and Central Way corridors
Free Backyard Composting Workshop, Sept. 25
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What to do with all those leaves? Compost them in your backyard; Learn how at free workshop, Sept. 25, City Maintenance Center
Interim zoning regulations for recreational marijuana sales extended six months
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Interim zoning regulations for the retail sale of recreational marijuana were extended six months; Council to consider permanent regulations
City-SRM Agreement nets multi-million dollar public improvements near Google
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Agreement between City and SRM Development (Google property owner) nets multi-million dollar public improvements
Police, Fire respond to car-pedestrian accident; Man severely injured
Police News
On Sept. 15, 3:30 p.m. Police & Fire responded to a car/pedestrian accident on 119th Place NE/NE 144th St; pedestrian severely injured
Medical Examiner confirms death of pedestrian struck by driver
Police News
The King County Medical Examiner’s Office has confirmed that the pedestrian who was struck in the crosswalk on 119th Place NE at NE 144th Street has died.
Council approves design for Park Lane; Changes to Lake & Central parking lot
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City Council approves design for Park Lane improvement project; including closure of exit from parking lot onto Park Lane
Free workshop for mobile landscapers; Help protect Kirkland's water quality
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Free workshop to help mobile landscapers learn to prevent pollution & flooding, Sept. 29, 9-10 am, Heritage Hall, 203 Market Street
NE85th Street commuters should plan for construction impacts
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NE 85th Street commuters should plan for construction impacts; Water main installation begins Sept 15 with night time road closures
Traffic Alert: Kirkland Triathlon, Sept. 21; Road closures
City News
Annual Kirkland Triathlon starts at Juanita Beach Park on Sept. 21; Watch for road closures
Traffic Alert: Susan G. Komen Seattle 3-Day event, Sept. 20
City News
Commuters should expect traffic delays due to the Susan G. Komen Seattle 3-Day, scheduled to come through Kirkland on Saturday, September 20.
Houghton Beach Swim Area Open as of Sept. 9
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Houghton Beach Park swim area open; Routine water sampling results show safe level of bacteria
Kirkland 2035 participants asked to take online survey about City communications
City News
If you have participated in the Kirkland 2035 campaign, please take a brief survey by Sept. 30 regarding the effectiveness of the City’s communications
Food drive needs volunteers Sept. 27 & 28; Benefits Hopelink
City News
Kirkland’s Month of Concern for the Hungry Food Drive needs volunteers for Sept. 27 & 28; Benefits Hopelink's Food Bank
Traffic signal at LW High School allows left turn for westbound drivers
City News
Traffic signal at Lake Washington High School gives westbound traffic a “green light” for left turns
Drug Take Back Event, Sat. Sept. 27
Police News
The Kirkland Police Department and DEA will host a "Drug Take Back" event on Sept. 27, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Kirkland Justice Center.
Kirkland residents encouraged to apply for Police Dept Citizens Academy
Police News
If you’ve ever wanted to know what it’s like working for the Kirkland Police Department, you might get your chance with the Citizens Academy.
Watermain construction on NE 85th St begins; other upgrades soon
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Watermain construction begins as part of the NE 85th Street Corridor project
Deputy City Manager Marilynne Beard named WCMA President
City News
Kirkland's Deputy City Manager Marilynne Beard is named President of the Washington City/County Management Association
Public's help needed to identify attempted robbery suspect
Police News
Kirkland Police seek public's help to find attempted robbery suspect Jocelyn V. Ruiz
Overlay prep began Monday on 124th Street
City News
Work crews will finish resurfacing Northeast 116th Street and 120th Avenue next week
Council Member Kloba completes leadership training program
City News
City Council Member Shelley Kloba received a Certificate of Municipal Leadership from the Association of Washington Cities.
Pre-registration open for Kirkland Kids Triathlon, Sept. 13
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Pre-registration open now for Kirkland Kids Triathlon to be held Sept. 13, www.kirklandparks.net
“Don’t Drip and Drive” program offers free inspections; discounted solutions to “Fix That Leak”
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The “Don’t Drip and Drive” program offers free inspections; discounted solutions to “Fix That Leak”
Kirkland's new government website is sporting a new look & features
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Kirkland's new government website is sporting a new look and features for quicker, easier access to information from computers & mobile devices.
Crews continue restriping Kirkland roads through August 28
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City contractor to restripe more than 40 miles of roads and bike lanes throughout Kirkland through Aug. 28
Traffic Alert: Kirkland Summerfest, Aug. 8-10
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Expect traffic delays during Summerfest, Aug. 8-10. Downtown road closures & detours
Prep work for street overlay begins on 120th Avenue, 112th Street
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120th Ave NE and NE 112th St are two of the six arterials scheduled for overlay this summer.
Street Preservation coming to Kirkland Neighborhoods Aug. 7
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Slurry seal to be applied in Market, Norkirk, Bridle Trails & South Rose Hill Neighborhoods
Camp Unity Eastside encampment approved
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City approves temporary use permit for Camp Unity Eastside to locate in Kirkland
Open House on future Aquatics, Recreation, Community center, Aug. 12
City News
2nd Open House on future Aquatics, Recreation, Community (ARC) center presents refined site drawings; preliminary traffic study results
Traffic Alert: No. 123 Rue des Park Lane, Aug 2, 6-10 pm
City News
Park Lane closed Aug 2, 6 am - 10 pm for French-inspired flea market
City and local businesses: “Best for Waste Prevention & Recycling”
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