City Council Recap April 2, 2024

Published on April 05, 2024


The Kirkland City Council met on April 2, 2024. Here’s a brief overview of some of the items from the meeting: 

  • Council approved the rollout of a Childcare Stipend Program for Board/Commission members
  • Council reviewed and provided 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 held a public hearing on the City’s emergency moratorium on the issuance of permits for new dwelling units on Goat Hill. 
  • The Mayor Proclaimed April as Sexual Assault Awareness Month, YWCA Until Justice Just Is Month, and Autism and Other Neurodivergence Acceptance & Appreciation Month in Kirkland. To read more, visit the City’s website.     

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

  • Met with the Human Services Commission to discuss the commission’s 2-year work plan. 
  • Reviewed and discussed the City’s 6-year Municipal Stormwater Permit, and Draft 2024 Ecology Stormwater Design Manual. 

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. The full agenda packet with information on each item is located on the City’s website.

The next City Council meeting is on April 16, 2024

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