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City Council Approves Purchase and Sales Agreement for Future Fire Station 27
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The City Council has authorized the City Manager to execute a Purchase and Sale Agreement for the acquisition of property located at 13118 121st Way NE., Kirkland, WA for future relocation of Fire Station 27.
Kirkland City Council to Discuss Ordinance Restricting Discharge of Firearms in Kirkland
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The Kirkland City Council will be discussing an ordinance restricting the discharge of firearms within the Kirkland city limits during its City Council meeting on Tuesday, May 7.
Female Assaulted by Male Posing as Ride Share Driver
Police News, All Kirkland News
Just after 11:30 pm on March 16th, Kirkland Police Officers responded on a report of a female who had been assaulted. The victim advised she had been in downtown Kirkland when she requested an Uber car to pick her up.
The City welcomes public comment on the Shoreline Master Program update
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The City of Kirkland invites public comment on the proposed amendments to the Kirkland Shoreline Master Program (SMP), a set of land-use policies and regulations that guide how shoreline properties are used and developed.
Suspicious Person Contacted Near Rosehill Elementary School
Police News, All Kirkland News
Just after 3:30 this afternoon, Kirkland Police responded on a report of a suspicious adult male just south of Rosehill Elementary School.
Celebrate Earth Month with the City of Kirkland
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The City of Kirkland invites community members to celebrate Earth Month, an annual event meant to inspire environmental awareness, education and activism within communities across the nation.
City of Kirkland Launches New Yard Smart Rain Rewards Program
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The City of Kirkland has launched an exciting new program called Yard Smart Rain Rewards to provide free technical and financial assistance to qualified Kirkland property owners who install simple and beautiful landscaping projects to manage rainwater on their property.
Ryug Frostinson’s home for fairies, elves and gnomes open for business
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Gnomes, fairies, elves and hobbits have new lodging available in Juanita Beach Park, thanks to an aging cottonwood tree and creative Kirkland Parks staff.
Suspect Apprehended in Kirkland Home Invasion
Police News, All Kirkland News
On March 18th a suspect was identified and subsequently arrested by Kirkland Detectives later in the day.
City Councilmember Tom Neir will not seek re-election in 2019
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City Councilmember Tom Neir will not seek re-election in 2019
Report potholes, street lights, and more on the Our Kirkland app
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On March 11 the City launched Our Kirkland, a new app and online service that allows community members to report issues and track their resolution on their smartphone, tablet, or home computer.
New Design for Juanita Beach Park to Create Accessible Playground
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Visitors to Juanita Beach Park will have a new bathhouse, two new picnic pavilions from which to choose and new playground equipment – inclusive of abilities – by spring 2020, thanks to a construction project that begins fall 2019.
City of Kirkland and King County Metro Launch New Rideshare Program
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In February, the City of Kirkland and King County Metro launched the North Kirkland Community Van rideshare program, a 2-year pilot program meant to enhance public transportation opportunities for residents in the north Kirkland neighborhoods of Finn Hill, Juanita and beyond.
City Reaches out to Evergreen Hill Neighborhood to Discuss Major Infrastructure Investments at 132nd Square Park
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City staff will be discussing major investments to 132nd Square Park during the monthly Evergreen Hill Neighborhood meeting on Wednesday, March 20.
City Council Authorizes School Zone Safety Camera Pilot
Police News, All Kirkland News
The City Council took action during their meeting on Tuesday, March 5, to authorize a school zone safety camera pilot at Rose Hill Elementary School and Kamiakin Middle School/John Muir Elementary School.
Apply to serve on the Houghton Community Council
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Houghton residents interested in serving on the Houghton Community Council have until 4 p.m., Thursday, March 14, 2019 to apply to fill a vacancy created by the resignation of (now) City Councilmember Kelli Curtis.
Community invited to comment on Kirkland’s Stormwater Management Program Plan
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Kirkland residents and businesses are encouraged to review the draft 2019 Stormwater Management Program Plan and submit comments or suggestions by March 18, 2019.
City Council Selects Kelli Curtis to fill Council Vacancy
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The Kirkland City Council has selected Kelli Curtis to fill the City Council vacancy created by the retirement of former Mayor Amy Walen.
Kirkland Police Investigate Robbery on Rose Hill
City News, Kirkland News, Police News
On February 18, 2019, around 8:00 p.m. Kirkland Police Officers responded to reports of gunshots in the parking lot of the Rose Hill Safeway, located in the 12500 BLK of NE 85th ST.
Open House for 124th Ave NE Project Rescheduled for March 12
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An open house on Tuesday, March 12, will offer the public an early look at how a five-lane 124th Avenue Northeast, between Northeast 116th and 124th streets, will better accommodate driving, walking and bicycling.
Snow Storm 2019 Road Closures and Important Updates - February 19
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Extended deadline: Kirkland Residents Invited to Apply to City Advisory Boards by February 21, 2019
Police News, All Kirkland News
Kirkland residents are encouraged to apply to serve their community on a variety of boards and commissions that advise the City Council.
Mayor Penny Sweet Delivers 2019 State-of-the-City Address
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Mayor Penny Sweet set an optimistic vision of the future during her State-of-the-City address, giving an inspirational overview of the City’s recent accomplishments, ongoing projects and future goals, while proclaiming the state of the City as “booming!”
Updates from Waste Management - February 15
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The regular weekly residential garbage and recycling collection service schedule will resume starting on Monday, February 18. Customers may place out double or triple loads of garbage and recycling, collected at no additional charge.
Updates from Waste Management- February 13
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Updates from Waste Management - February 12
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City of Kirkland and Waste Management have a Plan for Easing Storm Delays
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Weather and safety issues have recently interrupted garbage, recycling and yard waste services for some Kirkland residents. The City of Kirkland and Waste Management are closely monitoring conditions and have contingency plans in place.
Community Invited to Participate in Shoreline Master Program 2019 Update
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Kirkland community members are invited to attend two upcoming meetings regarding the update of the Shoreline Master Program (SMP), a set of land-use policies and regulations that guide how shoreline properties are used and developed.
City facilities to be closed Tuesday, February 12. Snow Response will continue.
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City Hall, the Kirkland Justice Center, Municipal Court and the Community Centers will be closed to the public on Tuesday, February 12.
City facilities to be closed Monday, Feb. 11. Snow Response will continue.
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City Council to Interview Five Candidates to Fill Vacancy
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Event Canceled: Kirkland Residents Invited to Open House for 124th Ave NE Project
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Event canceled: A notification will be sent out when a new date is chosen. A February 12 open house will offer the public an early look at how a five-lane 124th Avenue Northeast, between Northeast 116th and 124th streets, will better accommodate driving, walking and bicycling.
Kirkland Police Apprehend Suspects Wanted in Overnight Shooting
Police News, All Kirkland News
The suspects will be booked on multiple felony charges based on their individual participation in the crimes.
Kirkland Residents invited to apply to City Advisory Boards by Feb. 14
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Kirkland residents are encouraged to apply to serve their community on a variety of boards and commissions that advise the City Council.
“PopUp StoryWalk” Combines the Joy of Reading with the Beauty of the Great Outdoors
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The City of Kirkland invites families to visit North Rose Hill Woodlands Park to enjoy the recently-installed “PopUp StoryWalk,” a local literacy effort aimed at getting kids excited to spend time outdoors.
Kirkland Police Department Invites Community to Enjoy Coffee with a Cop
Police News, All Kirkland News
The City of Kirkland invites the community to attend Coffee with a Cop, an informal gathering that encourages communication between law enforcement professionals and community members.
Kirkland Police Apprehend Four Suspects Wanted in Shooting
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City of Kirkland Seeks Applicants to Fill Council Vacancy
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City of Kirkland Issues 2018 Greenhouse Gas Emissions Report
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The City of Kirkland has issued its 2018 Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emissions Report, which includes an inventory of 2017 GHG emissions for the entire Kirkland community and for City government operations.
Menchie’s Incident Investigation Leads to New Protocol for Kirkland Police Department
Police News, All Kirkland News
Kirkland Police Chief Cherie Harris has issued a final incident report for the Totem Lake Menchie’s incident that occurred on November 7.
Kirkland Police Investigate Shooting in Downtown Apartment Complex
Police News, All Kirkland News
At 9:00am this morning, Kirkland Police Officers responded to the Arete Apartments located at 450 Central Way on a report of possible gunshots heard.
City Council Selects Councilmember Penny Sweet to Serve as Mayor of Kirkland
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During their meeting on Wednesday, January 2, the Kirkland City Council selected Councilmember Penny Sweet to serve as mayor for the remainder of 2019.
The City of Kirkland hosts MLK Jr. Day of Service events on Friday, January 18 and Monday, January 21, 2019
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The City of Kirkland’s Green Kirkland Partnership invites the community to participate in one of four volunteer park restoration events held in observance of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service.
CenturyLink issues cause 911 disruption- Outage Over
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If you are unable to get through to 911, and you are currently located in Kirkland, you should call 425-577-5656.