City Council Meeting Recap November 8, 2023

Published on November 09, 2023

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The Kirkland City Council met on November 8, 2023, in a hybrid meeting. Here’s a brief overview of some of the items from the meeting: 

Councilmembers discussed which regional boards and committees each were interested in serving on.  

Council received a briefing on the 2023 City-initiated annual legislative amendments to the Comprehensive Plan and Zoning Map. 

Council held a public hearing on a property tax increase as part of the mid-biennial budget process. 

Prior to the above business agenda, the Council held a Study Session, where they discussed: 

The Council’s Mid-Biennial Budget Review on November 8th to receive an update on progress implementing the 2023-2024 Biennial Budget, a brief financial review, and to assess the City Manager’s recommended adjustments to the Biennial Budget. 

The second tranche of proposed updates to the 2023-2028 Capital Improvement Program and provides final direction for Council adoption in December 2023

How to watch: Kirkland City Council meetings are streamed live and can be watched after the fact on the City of Kirkland Facebook page and the City YouTube channel, in addition to the livestream on the City website. Meetings are also televised on Comcast Cable Channel 21 and Ziply Cable Channel 31.   

To watch the Council discussions on the specific agenda items outlined above, visit the City’s website. The full agenda packet with information on each item is located on the City’s website.    

The next City Council meeting is on November 21, 2023.