City Council Preview April 16, 2024

Published on April 12, 2024

2024 City Council

The next meeting of the Kirkland City Council is on Tuesday, April 16, 2024. This will be a hybrid meeting, and community members are welcome to attend the meeting in person or via Zoom. 

Here’s a brief overview of some of the items on the Business Agenda for the April 16 meeting, which starts at 7:30 p.m.: 

  • Council will consider authorizing the addition of a full-time Firefighter/EMT to the Mobile Integrated Health Unit of the Kirkland Fire Department. 
  • Council will consider adopting an official statement of the City regarding international conflicts
  • Council will review the Sustainability Strategic Plan’s Year Three (2023) report card, and will provide feedback to continue to prioritize implementation efforts. 
  • Council will receive an update on the upcoming biennial community survey.  

Prior to the above business agenda, the Council will also hold a Study Session starting at 5:30 p.m., where they will discuss:     

  • A Regional Coalition for Housing Strategic Plan 
  • The Coordinated Response to Homelessness Initiative and provide feedback and direction on the draft Resolution R-5631 declaring the City’s commitment to addressing homelessness 

Meeting details:      

The business meeting begins at 7:30 p.m. and is preceded by a 5:30 p.m. study session. The agenda for the April 16 meeting will be available on the City website prior to the meeting on the Kirkland City Council agendas webpage. You can also receive meeting agendas in your inbox by subscribing to “City Council Agendas” on the Kirkland email lists subscription page.       

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.       

How to participate: Members of the public wishing to address the Council may do so in-person or via Zoom during the “Items from the Audience” part of the agenda. That part of the agenda occurs at the beginning of the Council’s business meeting, which starts at 7:30 p.m. Information on the comment sign up process to provide comment to the City Council, and on attending the meeting virtually, is available on the City Council webpage.     

Written comments can also be submitted to For additional questions, please call the City Clerk’s Office at (425) 587-3190. 


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