City Council Preview May 7, 2024

Published on May 03, 2024

2024 City Council

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

  • Council will consider adopting Ordinance O-4876 to amend various sections of the Kirkland Zoning Code and Ordinance O-4877 to amend various sections of the Kirkland Municipal Code.  
  • Council will receive an update on the RapidRide K Line planning and design, and provide direction on the City’s formal response to Metro to support continued design development. 
  • Council will consider authorizing the use of $20,000 from the Council Special Projects Reserve to fund the continuation of the Sustainability Neighborhoods Ambassador Program.
  • Council will recognize the graduates of the 33rd Community Emergency Response Training class.  
  • Council will receive an update on the activities, progress, and status of the Capital Improvement Program

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

  • Draft Resolution R-5631 Declaring the City's Commitment to Addressing Homelessness 
  • Council Operations  

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 May 7 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. 

Stay in the know: you can also get a preview of what’s coming up at Council in the coming weeks and months by checking out the City Council Agenda Calendar.  Please note: this calendar is subject to frequent change and does not constitute legal notice.   


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