City Council Preview April 2, 2024

Published on March 29, 2024

2024 City Council

The next meeting of the Kirkland City Council is on Tuesday, April 2, 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 2 meeting, which starts at 7:30 p.m.:

  • Council will consider establishing a Childcare Stipend Program for Board/Commission members.
  • Council will consider increasing the size of the Tourism Development Committee by one voting member by adding an additional Councilmember to serve as vice-chair of the committee.
  • Council will review and provide feedback on a draft letter from City of Kirkland staff to King County concerning the City’s comments on the Draft Environmental Impact Statement for a new Northeast Recycling and Transfer Station.  The draft letter can be found on the City's website.
  • Council will hold a public hearing on the City’s emergency moratorium on the issuance of permits for new dwelling units on Goat Hill. 

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

  • Hold a joint meeting with the Human Services Commission to discuss the commission’s 2023-2024 work plan update, understanding the current need in Kirkland, and 2025-2026 grant funding.
  • Review and discuss the City’s Municipal Stormwater Permit for 2024-2029, and Draft 2024 Ecology Stormwater Design Manual.

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 2 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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