City Council Recap May 7, 2024

Published on May 10, 2024

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The Kirkland City Council met on May 7, 2024, in a hybrid meeting. Here’s a brief overview of some of the items from the meeting: 

  • Council approved 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 directed staff to tell King County Metro the City’s preferred routing for the upcoming RapidRide K Line.
  • Council recognized the graduates of the 33rd Community Emergency Response Training class.   
  • The Mayor, on behalf of the City Council, proclaimed Affordable Housing WeekNational Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage MonthBike Everywhere MonthJewish American Heritage MonthOlder Americans Month, and Building Safety 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 discussed: 

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

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 May 21, 2024


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